Agbonlahor boost for Villa

The 24-year-old missed last weekend’s 2-1 defeat of West Brom with

a chest infection. It was the latest in a series of problems to

have beset the England international this season after a number of

injury problems. Assistant manager Gary McAllister told the club’s

official website: “Gabby’s back and we’re delighted to see him

back. “He had a session yesterday morning (Tuesday) and he’s coming

back from his hernia operation. It’s another one back which is

good.” Midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker, who returned from a knee injury

with an appearance off the bench against West Brom, is now reported

to be fully fit. Defender Luke Young is also making good progress

after a groin problem and could feature at the DW Stadium.