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Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne in line for debuts, Cristiano Ronaldo doubtful for Premier League clash at Villa Park

Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne in line for debuts, Cristiano Ronaldo doubtful for Premier League clash at Villa Park

Manchester United travel to face Aston Villa in another huge Premier League clash this weekend.

The Red Devils go into the match in desperate need of a victory following their 1-0 defeat to Wolves in their last top-flight clash.

Steven Gerrard and Ralf Rangnick will go head to head for the second time in a week on Saturday evening

Of course Ralf Rangnick’s men secured a 1-0 win over Villa in the FA Cup on Monday night, although Steven Gerrard;s side dominated for long periods.

Villa deserved more from the cup clash and will be hoping that a win on home soil could see them move closer to the top half of the table.

Aston Villa v Manchester United: Date and time

The Premier League clash is set to take place on Saturday, January 15 at Villa Park, Birmingham.

Kick-off is scheduled for 5.30pm UK time.

Ronaldo is a doubt for the clash at Villa Park

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Ronaldo is a doubt for the clash at Villa Park

Aston Villa v Manchester United: talkSPORT commentary

talkSPORT will have exclusive commentary from the contest at Villa Park.

Faye Carruthers will be on presenting duty with coverage of the clash getting underway from 5pm.

Commentary will come from Clive Tyldesley and former England striker Dean Ashton.

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Aston Villa v Manchester United: Team news

Aston Villa could hand debuts to Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne after completing their moves this week.

But they will be without key midfielder John McGinn, who is banned.

As for United, they’ll be without Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay, who are both suspended too.

Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo is confident he will be able to play after missing the clash on Monday with a hip injury, while Jadon Sancho is also hoping to return to fitness.

Harry Maguire and Phil Jones are expected to be available too.

Coutinho could make his debut this weekend

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Coutinho could make his debut this weekend



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