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Aston Villa defensive pair suffer injuries

Richard Dunne and Ciaran Clark are hurt over the weekend

Aston Villa's Ciaran Clark damaged knee ligaments in training before the Man City match

Aston Villa stars Richard Dunne and Ciaran Clark look set for a spell on the sidelines after picking up injuries over the weekend.

Richard broke his collarbone near the end of the 1-0 defeat at home to Manchester City on Sunday and could be out for two months.

Ciaran hurt his knee ligaments during training on Saturday and is expected to be missing from first-team action for a few weeks.

Key Points

  • Two Aston Villa defenders injured over the weekend
  • Richard Dunne broke collarbone in defeat by Man City
  • Ciaran Clark hurt knee ligaments in training on Saturday