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Dunne on the road to recovery

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Dunne on the road to recovery (©GettyImages)
Dunne on the road to recovery (©GettyImages).

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is looking forward to having a fully fit Richard Dunne available before long after the centre-back underwent hip surgery in the United States.

Dunne has yet to play under Lambert in the Barclays Premier League since the Scot took charge in the summer, having initially suffered his fitness setback during the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2012 campaign.

The 33-year-old former Manchester City player underwent two rounds of surgery before it was determined he would need to go overseas for the treatment that would get him playing again. Villa manager Paul Lambert said: "'Dunny' got hurt at the Euros and it's never really cleared up. I think that's where it's come from."

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