Team news: Aston Villa v Newcastle

Delph (right) has an ankle injury. Photo: PA

Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph has been ruled out of tomorrow's home Barclays Premier League relegation clash against Newcastle with an ankle injury.

Villa mananger Paul Lambert has to decide whether to risk a recall for central defender Richard Dunne, who has started training after a lengthy lay-off with a groin problem.

The Scot will also check on the fitness of utility defender Nathan Baker who has returned to training after a hamstring injury.

Provisional squad: Guzan, Given, Marshall, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Lichaj, Stevens, Baker, Bennett, Ireland, Westwood, N'Zogbia, Bannan, Holman, Benteke, Agbonlahor, Bent, Bowery, Weimann, Burke, Johnson, Williams, Carruthers, Dunne.

Newcastle team news to follow.