Unai Emery confirms big injury blow for Aston Villa ahead of Chelsea clash

“He is injured,” stated the Spanish coach. “He has a knee sprain and he is going to be not available for three or four weeks, more or less.”

Ezri Konsa is out of Chelsea match

This is a huge blow for Villa as Konsa has played a massive 33 games for the Birmingham club this season, racking up 2823 minutes of action.

Emery is also without Tyrone Mings and Lucas Digne for the Chelsea clash but the good news is that Pau Torres will make his return from injury to be included in the squad.

Aston Villa will be the favourites to overcome Chelsea to advance to the next round of the cup but this latest injury decreases their chances slightly.

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