Report: Aston Villa boosted, as Josh Onomah could be fit for the weekend

Josh Onomah of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrews (stadium) on October 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Steve Bruce's Aston Villa side are set to take on Queens Park Rangers at the weekend.

Josh Onomah of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrews (stadium) on October 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

According to the Express and Star, Aston Villa midfielder Josh Onomah should be fit to face Queens Park Rangers at the weekend.

Villa have been sweating over the fitness of Onomah, after the Tottenham Hotspur loanee picked up an injury just before the international break.

The England youth international was unable to feature for his nation’s under-21 squad over the past fortnight, as he underwent treatment at Villa.

Michael Morrison of Birmingham and Josh Onomah of Aston Villa in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrews (stadium) on October 29,...

But Villa’s physiotherapists appear to have got Onomah back to full health just in time for Saturday’s game.

Onomah is still touch and go for the weekend, but there is optimism from within Villa’s camp that he will be fit.

Onomah’s availability will be a major boost for the claret and blues, as he has become a key creative figure for Steve Bruce’s side.

Josh Onomah of Aston Villa scores his team's 4th goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Aston Villa at Pirelli Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Burton-upon-...

Onomah’s importance was highlighted in Villa’s last game, which he missed, as the Midlands side slipped to a 2-1 defeat against Sheffield Wednesday.

If Villa are able to beat QPR at the weekend they will strengthen their position in the play offs in the Championship table.

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