Wigan Athletic 0-0 Aston Villa

McLeish fears lengthy Bent lay-off

February 25, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish said Darren Bent was "in agony" after suffering an ankle injury in the 0-0 draw at Wigan Athletic and fears the striker could be missing for some time.

• Wigan 0-0 Aston Villa

Bent left the DW Stadium in a protective boot after landing awkwardly following a challenge from Antolin Alcaraz, and McLeish believes there may be ligament damage.

"He was in agony in the dressing room," McLeish said. "Going by his reaction, it seems ...

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