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Aston Villa striker out for the season after leg break

Summer signing Libor Kozak undergo surgery later today.

Kovak facing Danny Gabbidon of Crystal Palace on St Stephen's Day.
Kovak facing Danny Gabbidon of Crystal Palace on St Stephen's Day.
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ASTON VILLA STRIKER LIBOR Kozak has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a broken leg.

Kozak sustained the injury during a training session with the Premier League club, who confirmed on Thursday that the Czech Republic international would miss the remainder of the campaign.

The 24-year-old joined Paul Lambert’s side from Lazio in a £7 million ($11.5m) deal in pre-season and had scored four goals in 15 appearances for Villa this season.

The Club can confirm that Libor Kozak suffered a broken leg today in training,” a statement on Villa’s website revealed.

“He will undergo surgery tomorrow (Friday) and, regretfully, he will play no further part this season.”

- © AFP, 2014

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