Aston Villa news

Hutton set for surgery

May 11, 2012
Alan Hutton is to miss Aston Villa's final game of the season against Norwich after suffering ruptured ankle ligaments.

Hutton sustained the injury in a tackle with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the 1-1 draw which confirmed Villa's Premier League survival.

The full-back will undergo surgery next week and spend eight weeks out of action but is expected to be fit for next season.

McLeish said: "It's a blow. I knew it was a bad tackle at the time, the guy went high ...

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