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Agent - Sutton Will Play Again

Following on from the Martin O'Neill comments on the frustration felt by Villa striker Chris Sutton, his agent has now spoken and says the 33-year-old is optimistic that he will play again.

Agent Tony McGill told BBC Sport: 'It is far too premature to say. There is absolutely no timeframe on a return. I'm pretty confident he will play again but my main concern was his health. Thankfully he is not going to have a long-term problem with his eye.'

Adding: 'The first concern was Chris's health. I'm very happy Chris can lead a normal life. He has five lovely kids and a nice family - first and foremost is his health and he does not have a permanent problem. As regards football, he has blurred vision in one of his eyes and is getting counselling and treatment for that - the very best advice.'

'It is not like he can take a tablet and everything will be OK tomorrow. We will just see how it all pans out. It is a case of one step at a time. We have not had any talks with Villa about his future. There is certainly no time limit on it.'




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 14 2007

Time: 12:15PM

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He's hardly the first Villa striker not to be able to see the opposition's goal.
Saurat
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14/02/2007 14:21:00

Jim Walker once asked Paul McGrath once to head both balls he saw during a game when God was seeing double - any chance we could ask big Chris to do the same?? Get well soon Sutt!
bazzah
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14/02/2007 17:18:00

Well If he is still seeing three balls just head the one in the middle I should be a Doctor really.
col8
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14/02/2007 21:41:00

Good news from his agent, even though it all comes across as a bit 'iffy'. Get well soon Big Chris.
glensider
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15/02/2007 05:45:00

A lot of us were against his appointment but he certainly had the ability to change a game, Get well soon,
steff_the_villan
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16/02/2007 18:58:00

 

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