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.

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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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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.

W​hat is the team news?

Villa remain without Wesley, Tom Heaton and Matt Targett. Bjorn Engels is a doubt, however, both Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings are set to feature despite injury scares last time out.

Victor Lindelof was forced off at half-time last weekend but the centre back is expected to start alongside Harry Maguire in central defence.

Predicted line-ups

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

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

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