Paul Lambert is sweating on the fitness of his influential Captian and defensive stalwart Ron Vlaar after the Dutch international was forced off within 15 minutes of the game against Crystal Palace at Villa Park.
Aston Villa and Crystal Palace couldn't find the back of the net and ended in a 0-0 draw.
Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar might remain on the bench even when he returns to full fitness.
Ron Vlaar is missing GW13 with a calf issue as he is still dealing with rumors about a transfer.
Ron Vlaar's agent has started rumors about the defender possibly moving to Manchester United or Arsenal in the near future.
Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar was active in his return to action this weekend and finished with eight fantasy points.
Dutch defender Ron Vlaar is closing in on a return to first team action as the Aston Villa skipper looks to step up his recovery from a calf injury during the international break.
Ron Vlaar continues to struggle with a calf injury and will miss the weekend match against Manchester City.
Ron Vlaar is a major doubt for Aston Villa's match against Arsenal this weekend.
Ron Vlaar is a late-fitness check ahead of Aston Villa's weekend clash against Liverpool.
Aston Villa escaped their home opener with a point thanks to another clean sheet by Ron Vlaar and company as they finished 0-0 with Newcastle United.
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has made it clear that defender Ron Vlaar is not for sale.
New Southampton manager Ronald Koeman had admitted that Ron Vlaar is a possible target for Southampton if Dejan Lovren forces a move away from the Saints.
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is expected to talk to Ron Vlaar, Fabian Delph, and Gabby Agbonlahor about their futures at the club as soon as they return from summer vacation.