Aston Villa send message to Jores Okore and Gary Gardner on Twitter

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Aston Villa duo Jores Okore and Gary Gardner have both missed the entire season so far with injury.

Aston Villa's official Twitter account has sent a message to Gary Gardner and Jores Okore, after both were pictured in training earlier on Friday.

Gardner and Okore have been suffering with knee injuries for much of the season so far, but they are nearing full fitness now. 

The pair were in first-team training today, and Villa's official account was quick to offer them some words of support as they continue their comebacks.

 

Both Gardner and Okore have been big misses for Villa so far, as they were expected to have important roles to play this season. 

Gardner impressed while on loan at Nottingham Forest last season, and this was mooted to be his breakthrough season, but his progress has been stunted so far. 

Okore, meanwhile, established his place in Villa's defence during the previous campaign, but he has been reduced to a spectator for the entirety of the 2015/16 campaign to date. 

During the pair's time on the sidelines, the Claret and Blues have been in awful form, and they are currently four points adrift of safety. 

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