Emiliano Buendía suffers “significant knee ligament injury”


Emiliano Buendía has suffered a “significant knee ligament injury” and will miss the start of the season for Aston Villa.

Buendía will not be in the Aston Villa team for their opening match of the season against Newcastle. The club has yet to announce how long the 26 year old will be injured for or a time frame.

Aston Villa manager Unai Emery spoke about Buendía at the press conference saying:

“We want to play, we want to face the match on Saturday, thinking to win, thinking to be competitive for him.”