Aston Villa predicted XI to face Manchester United

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Aston Villa are back in Premier League action this weekend with a home clash against Manchester United.

Unai Emery's men won 5-0 last Saturday away at Sheffield United. They were then beaten 3-1 by Chelsea at Villa Park in the FA Cup in midweek.

Here is a look at how they could line-up against the Red Devils...

GK: Emi Martinez: He has fresh competition for his place between the sticks from January signing Joe Gauci.

RB: Matty Cash: Ezri Konsa's injury opens the door for the Poland international to play.

CB: Diego Carlos: He could come back into the starting XI.

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CB: Pau Torres: The centre-back is close to returning from injury and may well be back against Manchester United.

LB: Alex Moreno: He scored the fifth against Sheffield United last weekend.

CM: Boubakar Kamara: The midfielder has been in solid form over recent weeks.

CM: Douglas Luiz: Aston Villa managed to keep hold of him in the January transfer window.

Douglas Luiz
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LM: John McGinn: The Scotland international has been with the Midlands club since 2018 after joining them from Hibernian.

CAM: Youri Tielemens: It has taken him a while to get going since his summer arrival but he is getting more game time now.

RM: Leon Bailey: He is set to pen a new contract which would be a big boost.

ST: Ollie Watkins: The ex-Exeter City and Brentford man has led the line expertly this term and will be looking to add to his goal tally against Erik ten Hag's men.

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