Central News understands Darren Bent is out of the Villa squad. Scans on his ankle injury means it is not known when the striker will be fit enough to play again. More to follow.
Darren Bent has had surgery tonight to repair ruptured ligaments in his left ankle.
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez says the pitch is OK
Aston Villa and England striker Darren Bent is unlikely to play again this season due to ruptured ankle ligaments.