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Aston Villa's injury crisis deepens as Diego Carlos suffers hamstring problem in training – leaving Unai Emery with just two senior centre-backs in Clement Lenglet and Pau Torres

  • Aston Villa defender Diego Carlos sustained a hamstring injury in training
  • Setback is a huge blow for Unai Emery, with his side chasing a top-four spot 
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Aston Villa have suffered another injury blow after Diego Carlos reportedly limped out of training.

The Athletic report that Carlos sustained a hamstring injury and will now undergo tests to determine its severity. 

The 30-year-old Brazilian has made 25 appearances in all competitions this season and has started ten of Villa’s last 12 Premier League games. 

The setback is a huge blow for Unai Emery, with his side chasing a top-four spot in the Premier League and through to the last 16 in the Europa League.

Ezri Konsa faces at least another four weeks after he sprained his knee in the 5-0 win over Sheffield United

Aston Villa defender Diego Carlos sustained a hamstring injury in training this week

Aston Villa defender Diego Carlos sustained a hamstring injury in training this week

The setback is a huge blow for Villa boss Unai Emery, with his side chasing a top-four spot

The setback is a huge blow for Villa boss Unai Emery, with his side chasing a top-four spot

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Boubacar Kamara has been ruled out for the rest of the season after rupturing knee ligaments during Villa’s defeat to Manchester United last Sunday. 

It could leave Villa boss Emery with just two fit senior centre-backs in Clement Lenglet and Pau Torres.

The Spaniard could now return to the starting XI this weekend against Fulham this Saturday after recovering from an ankle problem.

Villa lost Tyrone Mings to an ACL injury at the start of the season.

Calum Chambers has only started one league game under Emery since he joined the club back in November 2022. 

The 29-year-old was also free to leave the club last month.



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