Albrighton back in full-scale Villa training

Marc Albrighton is thrilled to be back in full-scale training at Aston Villa this week. Albrighton has been out for three months with a stress fracture of his foot.

Marc Albrighton is thrilled to be back in full-scale training at Aston Villa this week.

Albrighton has been out for three months with a stress fracture of his foot.

The winger told Villa's website: "It's been so frustrating. It's dragged out like it's been years.

"But then you see Gaz coming in with his terrible injury and it puts things into perspective. It opens your eyes. It's just a setback, a little knock in reality and nothing to get too down about.

"I will get back on the horse and go again. I did it running down the wing in training. I went to pass the ball, changed direction and ended up with a stress fracture in my foot.

"I trained on it for a week because I didn't know I had done anything. It kept getting worse each day and when I went for a scan it came back that I had a stress fracture. It was a bolt from the blue. It was a shock.

"But it's going well now. I started training on Sunday and I did some more training on Tuesday.

"Hopefully I will have a couple of weeks to get sharp and then I can get going again. I have been doing full training with the group. I had a few sessions with the fitness coach and the physios previously and it went fine. Touch wood, I'm back now."

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