Manchester United play Aston Villa on Friday night looking to extend their unbeaten record in the Premier League to 10 matches. Villa’s victory will move them to within one point of their second-placed opponents in the standings.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday night earned through a deflected 93rd-minute winner from Marcus Rashford.
Sitting four points adrift of second position with a game in hand and now have genuine ambitions to finish in the top four.
Manchester United possible starting lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial
Aston Villa possible starting lineup:
Martinez; Cash, Hause, Mings, Targett; Luiz, McGinn; El Ghazi, Barkley, Grealish; Watkins
Premier League fixtures for matchweek 17
Friday, January 1
Everton vs West Ham
Manchester United vs Aston Villa
Saturday, January 2
Tottenham vs Leeds United
Crystal Palace vs Sheffield United
Brighton vs Wolves
West Brom vs Arsenal
Sunday, January 3
Burnley vs Fulham
Newcastle vs Leicester City
Chelsea vs Manchester City
Tuesday, January 5
Southampton vs Liverpool