The Villa Park defender was a hero for his side during their injury crisis late last year.
Last season, Chester pretty much ran himself into the ground for Villa in the latter stages of the calendar year as, despite having knee injuries, he soldiered on playing in defence during an injury crisis at the back around the festive period.
By the time January came round and Dean Smith could finally bring in reinforcements at centre-back, recalling Tommy Elphick from Hull City and signing Tyrone Mings and Kortney Hause on loan, Chester would not play again that season as it took him until May to recover from his knee problems.
Although the Wales international featured in pre-season, he suffered a hamstring injury but now he's on the mend and, on Friday, the Villa website confirmed that he could be back in two to three weeks.
Villa shared an image of Chester in training with the caption "great to see this man back out on the grass" and Grealish, plus numerous other claret and blue faithful, sang his praises:
What a human— Jack Grealish (@JackGrealish1) 13 September 2019
Chezzzzzzie— Simon Lines (@simonlines) 13 September 2019
Hero— VillaK2 (@k2_villa) 13 September 2019
Great news! Putting the club ahead of yourself. On your way to being a Villa Legend— Simon Browne (@avfcbrummie) 13 September 2019
Carried us thru parts of the season on his own!— itsfletch (@itsfletch2) 13 September 2019
Time for a 3 at the back— Kantes bigger brother (@nakambaavi) 13 September 2019
Chester has made 124 appearances for Aston Villa since his 2016 move from West Bromwich Albion, according to Transfermarkt.
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