Aston Villa vs Manchester United confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

Tom Kershaw
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United celebrate after Rashford converts from the spot: Getty
United celebrate after Rashford converts from the spot: Getty

Aston Villa welcome Manchester United to Villa Park in the Premier League this evening.

Dean Smith’s side are in desperate need of a result, with four points now separating the Villains from safety.

United come into the fixture in a rich vein of form, with Mason Greenwood starring as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have raced to four successive wins.

Those results have pulled dragged United back into the race for a top-four finish and a victory tonight would leave them just one point adrift of Leicester City.

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Mason Greenwood celebrates his goal against Bournemouth (Getty)
Mason Greenwood celebrates his goal against Bournemouth (Getty)

When is it and what time is it?

The match will begin at 8.15pm on Thursday 9 July at Villa Park.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League following coverage of Bournemouth vs Tottenham.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

Confirmed line-ups

Aston Villa: Reina; Konsa, Hause, Mings, Taylor; El Ghazi, Luiz, McGinn, Trezeguet; Grealish; Samatta

Manchester United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw; Pogba, Matic; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial

What are the odds?

Aston Villa – 19/2

Draw – 9/2

Manchester United – 3/10