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Aston Villa: Dean Jones reacts to Ludwig Augustinsson injury

Aston Villa: Dean Jones reacts to Ludwig Augustinsson injury -Aston Villa News

Journalist Dean Jones has been reacting to yet another injury for Aston Villa involving defender Ludwig Augustinsson.

The Lowdown: Augustinsson in and then out

Augustinsson got the nod from Steven Gerrard against Leeds United in the Premier League on Sunday, with the summer signing, hailed as a set-piece specialist by Rafael da Cruz, making his Villa debut due to Lucas Digne’s absence with a heel problem.

However, the 28-year-old, who joined on loan from Sevilla over the summer, lasted just 45 minutes before going off with his own injury. The full-back appeared to have a hamstring issue, with Gerrard hinting he is ‘fearing the worst’ following the 0-0 draw.

The Latest: A curse!?

Talking to GiveMeSport regarding Augustinsson, Jones said that Villa aren’t having much luck this season, adding it could feel like ‘a bit of a curse’.

“It must feel like a bit of a curse.

“Villa really could do with some luck because not much is going their way.”

The Verdict: When will it end?

Villa may well feel like they are in fact cursed this season, with the injury issues piling up already after just eight Premier League games.

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Diego Carlos was the first to suffer a serious injury, and he’s been joined in the treatment room by Matty Cash, Boubacar Kamara, Digne and now potentially Augustinsson.

All of Villa’s injury problems have come to defensive-minded players too, and with the club’s lack of quality in the final third with just six goals in eight games, you can see why they have had a poor start to the campaign.


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