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Adama Traore ruled out for ten weeks with a broken foot

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In the words of the great DJ Khaled - "Another One"

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If you felt angry at the early substitution of one Adama Traore during Aston Villa's capitulation (we're saying that an awful lot these days), then you may want to retract your feelings.

Adama wasn't taken off for poor performance, the kid was playing with a broken metatarsal. Yes, England's most feared major foot bone that became infamous for injuring both David Beckham and Wayne Rooney in the lead up to two seperate World Cup campaigns.

Sky Sports have reported that the young winger will likely be out for ten weeks, which does mean that Adama will miss a huge chunk of Villa's battle against relegation. This is especially damning for an Aston Villa side that looked seriously light weight without him.

Another worry is that Adama's absence will mean that Carles Gil won't be able to feature on Villa's left wing (as featured in Adam Clark's tactical report), meaning that AVFC will have to depend on the out-of-form Scott Sinclair and the totally-without-form Jack Grealish. Hopefully, one of the pair will be able to step up to the plate and play some football.

Aston Villa are likely 99% relegated at this point, meaning that the health and fitness of Adama Traore is probably more of a concern than getting him back into the lineup as soon as possible. Get well soon, Adama.