Cristiano Ronaldo has called for a rapid-fire improvement of the situation at the club and is hopeful of returning to the side having missed Monday’s game.
Elsewhere, both Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne could make their Villa debuts in what looks like a dawn of an exciting era for the club.
Where to watch Aston Villa vs Manchester United
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HD.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will also be able to watch the game through the Sky Go app.
Live blog: Follow all of the action LIVE with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.