23 Feb Aston Villa search information on leaked Grealish harm particulars on social media
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith might have solidified his aspect’s defence, however he’ll now look to plug a leak at his membership after information of Jack Grealish’s harm unfold on social media earlier than Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League house defeat by Leicester Metropolis.
Grealish missed the sport on account of a minor leg harm, with Smith saying after the match that the England worldwide felt discomfort in coaching and the issue is “not a recurrence of an outdated harm and never long-term.”
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The information of Grealish’s harm had emerged on social media a day earlier than Villa’s sport towards Leicester.
“I have been made conscious that on social media there’d been rumours that he wasn’t going to play,” Smith stated. “If it is popping out of our coaching floor, then I’ll discover out the place that is coming from and reprimand the place it is coming from.
“It is one thing I would not be pleased with and we’ll unravel it.”
The Instances newspaper reported on Monday that the Birmingham-based membership’s gamers had been banned from collaborating within the standard Fantasy Premier League sport over considerations about team information being leaked on-line.
Rivals within the on-line sport create a team of actual gamers and gather factors once they rating targets, make saves or present assists on the pitch.
A Twitter account referred to as FPL Insider identified that Villa’s Matt Targett, Conor Hourihane and Neil Taylor, in addition to two workers members, all transferred Grealish out of their fantasy squads forward of the sport’s transfer deadline on Friday.
Villa didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
Villa are eighth within the standings with 36 factors after 23 video games and play Leeds United, 12th with 32 factors from 24 video games, at Elland Highway on Saturday.