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Dunne on the mend

ASTON VILLA have reported that Richard Dunne is making good progress in his recovery from the collarbone injury which threatened to end his season, writes Aidan Fitzmaurice.

Dunne is due to travel to the USA to spend time with the medical staff at the Cleveland Browns in a bid to speed up his recovery.

But Villa assistant manager Peter Grant said today that Dunne has had the sling on his shoulder removed and that he has started jogging.