Zimbabwe midfielder MarvellousNakamba was a major absentee for Aston Villa during their derby defeat at the hands of hosts Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League last weekend. The Zimbabwe international was not in the squad as Aston Villa suffered a third successive league loss with the 2-1 defeat to Wolves in the Midlands Derby.
Villa have been without Nakamba for several months due to the knee injury sustained towards the end of last year. The injury made him miss the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Cameroon earlier this year as Zimbabwe crashed out at the group stage.Nakamba recently recovered from the knee problem, but he’s not considered fit for the Premier League yet due to the lack of match fitness. (more…)