Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert admits Charles N'Zogbia's season is over.

N'Zogbia's latest stage of rehabilitation from his ruptured Achilles tendon is going slower than anticipated.

"He's still doing rehab," said the manager.

"Charles' injury is probably worse than Jores Okore's was and that's disappointing.

"It will be a big ask for Charles to come back this season because he's not had many games at all and that Achilles heel, as everybody knows, is a major issue."

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