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Villa crock Okore determined to bounce back

Jores Okore says Aston Villa fans will soon see him back in action.

The Denmark defender undergoes knee surgery today.

Okore told the Birmingham Mail: "I was really down and sad the first couple of days.

"At the beginning I just thought it was a minor injury and that I would be out for a couple of weeks. So it was really a big blow when I was told about the serious injury.

"It's really harsh for me that I'm out for so long a time now, because I felt I had the chance to play in the team every match.

"I expect to go through the operation on Wednesday, and after that I will fight to come back in the same shape as before. I'm confident that I will come back even stronger.

"I have never had this kind of injury before, so it will strengthen me mentally, but I would gladly have avoided this situation."

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