Okore devastated by severity of injury

Aston Villa new-boy Jores Okore has admitted he was left shattered by the news he would miss the remainder of the season.

I was really down and sad the first couple of days.

At the beginning I just thought it was a minor injury and that I would be out for a couple of weeks.

It was really a big blow when I was told about the serious injury.

I will fight to come back in the same shape as before.

I have never had this kind of injury before, so it will strengthen me mentally, but I would gladly have avoided this situation."

– Jores Okore speaking to the Birmingham Mail.

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