Hello and welcome along to this Premier League live blog, for this Saturday’s clash between Aston Villa and Manchester United. This should be a thriller as Steven Gerrard‘s side look to hand Manchester United another headache, with Philippe Coutinho potentially making his debut for his new club in this game.
Aston Villa vs Manchester United LIVE – Latest updates
This is the very beginning of our Aston Villa vs Manchester United live blog, where we’ll have build-up news and then minute-by-minute updates. As always, the entries nearest the top are the most recent.
15:30 GMT: Villa Park awaits
There are no fans inside Villa Park just yet, but come 17:30 GMT the stadium will be at full capacity for this mouth-watering match, which could see Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne make their debuts for the home side.
15:00 GMT: Emi Martinez’s nod to GTA
Aston Villa goalkeeper Emi Martinez is clearly excited about this evening’s match against Manchester United, and he has shown that he is ready by posting a mini video in the style of the Grand Theft Auto loading screen.
14:45 GMT: What are the Aston Villa and Manchester United predicted XIs?
Philippe Coutinho could make his Aston Villa debut and, if he does, the starting XI could be: Emi Martinez; Matty Cash, Ezri Konza, Tyrone Mings, Lucas Digne; Jacob Ramsey, Douglas Luiz, Morgan Sanson; Emi Buendia, Ollie Watkins, Philippe Coutinho. As for the visitors, Manchester United‘s probable line-up is: David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire, Alex Telles; Fred, Nemanja Matic; Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes; Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani.
14:30 GMT: What time does Aston Villa vs Manchester United kick off?
This Saturday’s fixture between Aston Villa and Manchester United kicks off at 17:30 GMT, the local time in England, where it’ll be live on Sky Sports. For those living in the USA, you can tune in at 12:30 ET / 09:30 PT via Peacock.