Date: 6th February 2013 at 2:13pm
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Gary Gardner has told avfc.co.uk he can, at last, see the light at the end of the tunnel following his injury set back.

The Villa midfielder says he is ‘buzzing` now he is approaching fitness and says the experience of his last similar injury helped him through.

‘The knee feels strong – stronger than ever. I feel so confident. Hopefully when I’m fully back at it, I can push on in my career. I am a young lad. I’m getting through it and I know I will be good to go in the future.”

Gary Gardner

Last time during recuperation he had an infection in the knee which set him back 3 months, this time he says things have gone better adding “and now I feel brilliant.”

Top news. As he says, he is still young (he is 20) (see profile… Click Here ) and who knows, maybe being saved from being thrown in this season might actually be a good thing as he can still have confidence whereas some of our younger players right now look like rabbits in the headlights?!

He also thanks the fans for their support, “fans have brightened everything up too. I have had my low days but the fans have been superb. I can’t thank them enough. It’s not just Villa fans either. I’ve had supporters of other clubs asking how it’s going and wishing me luck in my recovery. That’s an amazing thing. They have been right behind me.”

Gardner

In the full interview, see: avfc.co.uk , he also says a few of the players have been fantastic with him.

You can catch Gary on twitter at: @Gards38

Blimey, nice to have some good news for a change isn`t it?!