Date: 1st May 2008 at 12:47pm
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Oh no! The bearded wonder has picked up a bug and might not be fit for his final home game send off.

Olof Mellberg has been forced to miss training today but Martin O’Neill says he’ll give the defender as much time as he can to recover.

He told the official site:

‘He’s ill at the moment so we’ll wait until the last possible moment. He wasn’t feeling too well last week and I think this is the after-effect of playing in the game at Everton. We’re concerned about Olof. Hopefully he’s going to be OK but at the moment he’s not great and we’ll wait to see what develops.’

What a downer if Mellberg can’t say farewell to the Villa faithful. Come on Ollie, get better soon.