sport news Aston Villa star Jack Grealish may be out until Christmas

Steve Bruce fears Jack Grealish could be out until Christmas as the full extent of the Aston Villa playmaker’s freak injury emerges.

Grealish suffered a serious kidney injury after landing on top of Tom Cleverley during Saturday's friendly against Watford and required surgery to rectify the problem.

The 21-year-old is still recovering in hospital with no discharge date yet decided and Bruce sounded a bleak prognosis having visited his player on Monday.

Jack Grealish could be out until Christmas after undergoing surgery on his kidney injury

Jack Grealish could be out until Christmas after undergoing surgery on his kidney injury

The 21-year-old suffered the freak injury after colliding with Watford star Tom Cleverley

The 21-year-old suffered the freak injury after colliding with Watford star Tom Cleverley

Grealish’s father Kevin said his son would be out for at least two to three months in a Facebook post but the Villa manager is not optimistic due to the nature of the injury.

‘It could be much longer,’ said Bruce. ‘He's poorly at the minute. I went to see him in hospital. Things aren’t great. We hope that he has a speedy recovery,

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