Amavi out for season; Villa stuck with Richardson

Date published: Sunday 15th November 2015 12:54 - Matthew Stead

Aston Villa have announced that defender Jordan Amavi will miss the rest of the season after rupturing his cruciate knee ligament on international duty.

The 21-year-old suffered the injury during France Under-21s’ win over Northern Ireland on Thursday night.

A Villa statement read: “Aston Villa can confirm defender Jordan Amavi has been ruled out for the rest of the 2015-16 Premier League season with a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

“Everyone at the club wishes Jordan a speedy recovery and we look forward to seeing him back on a football pitch as soon as possible.”

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