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Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Jordan Lyden's reported injury

Aston Villa fans make their way to the stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Leeds United at Villa Park on December 23, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa midfielder Jordan Lyden has reportedly suffered a season-ending injury.

Jordan Lyden of Aston Villa during the Premier League 2 match between Aston Villa and Fulham at Villa Park on August 27, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa fans on Twitter expressed their devastation for Jordan Lyden after it was reported that he has suffered a season-ending injury. 

The Sun claims that the 22-year-old will miss the rest of the season following a freak accident in training after returning from his loan spell at Oldham. 

It is said that Lyden damaged a muscle when taking a shot at the end of a training session as he is now expected to miss three months of action. 

 

Australian-born Lyden was recently on loan at League Two Oldham, where he helped the club reach the fourth round of the FA Cup by beating Premier League side Fulham.

Upon his return to the Championship club, Lyden would have been hoping to impress manager Dean Smith, but his career at Villa may now be over because his contract ends in the summer, according to Transfrmarkt

Villa fans on Twitter were aware that Lyden's contract will end in June as some felt it could be the end of the road for the midfielder. 

Jordan Lyden of Aston Villa scores for Aston Villa during the Premier League 2 match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at New Bucks Stadium on October 16, 2017 in Telford,...

During his time with the Midlands club, Lyden made eight senior appearances and represented the club's U-23's on over 50 occasions, scoring 10 goals and supplying one assist. 

One fan stated that he 'feels sorry' for the Australian and that he is a 'talented' player, while others were looking forward to him 'impressing' the club's new coaches before injury struck again. 

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