Aston Villa new-boy Jores Okore has admitted he was left shattered by the news he would miss the remainder of the season.
– Jores Okore speaking to the Birmingham Mail.
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."