Aston Villa, Wesley heaton off-season with knee injuries

Goalkeeper of Aston Villa Tom heaton and forward Wesley He will miss the rest of the season after suffering knee ligament injuries in Wednesday's 2-1 victory at Burnley, the Premier league The club said Friday.

Wesley, the club's record signing, was injured in a collision with Burnley's Ben Mee and had to be taken off on a stretcher while Heaton also left the pitch in a similar manner after he landed awkwardly on his knee when Chris Wood scored.

"The club can confirm that Tom heaton and Wesley will miss the remainder of the season due to injury," the club said in a statement.

Since then it has been confirmed that both players have suffered damage to the knee ligament.

Villa is fighting the descent this season and the victory led them to 17th place, one point above the drop zone. Then they play against Fulham in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.