John McGinn: Aston Villa midfielder out for three months with fractured ankle

John McGinn hobbles off after picking up an injury
Image: John McGinn sustained the injury as he attempted to tackle Southampton's Cedric Soares

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn is set to be out for three months with a fractured ankle.

The 25-year-old was forced off after just eight minutes in their 3-1 defeat to Southampton on Saturday after appearing to get his studs caught in the turf.

McGinn could also be a doubt for Scotland's Euro 2020 play-off as they face Israel in the semi-final at Hampden on March 26.

The midfielder, who was linked with Manchester United in the summer, has scored three goals this season for Villa.

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