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Villa boss Houllier: Petrov out for two months

October 25, 2010
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier has revealed that captain Stiliyan Petrov will miss two months of the season with a knee injury.

Petrov was forced to come off five minutes before half-time against Sunderland after he sustained the problem in the first half of Saturday's 1-0 defeat. The 31-year-old will now undergo a scan to see if he needs surgery on the problem, which will almost certainly keep him on the sidelines for at least eight weeks.

"We have lost Stiliyan Petrov ...

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