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Aston Villa starting XI at Old Trafford


#AVFC Guzan, Bacuna, Vlaar, Clark, Bertrand, Westwood, Delph, Albrighton, Weimann, Benteke, Agbonlahor. #AVFCLIVE

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Nani back in the Man United squad to face Villa


#mufc starting XI vs @AVFCofficial: De Gea; Rafael, Jones, Vidic, Buttner; Young, Fellaini, Fletcher, Kagawa; Mata, Rooney.


#mufc subs: Amos, Giggs, Chicharito, Carrick, Nani, Welbeck, Januzaj.

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Police issue traffic warning ahead of Man United clash

Supporters heading to Old Trafford for Manchester United's match against Aston Villa have been advised to allow extra time for their journey.

An overturned lorry in the area has caused the closure of Chester Road, at the junction with Barton Road, and police have put diversions in place.

Greater Manchester Police said motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible and urged fans to leave in good time for the 12.45pm kick-off, and consider alternative routes if possible.

The incident is close to Junction 7 on the M60 and is also having an effect on motorway traffic.

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Vlaar bemoans dip in concentration

Defender Ron Vlaar thinks Aston Villa cannot claim to be a decent side if they let their concentration drop in key games.

Villa were brought down to earth on Sunday when they followed up their 1-0 win over Chelsea by losing 4-1 at home to Stoke.

If the discipline and the effort we had last week (against Chelsea) drops by only one per cent, and if the focus is not right - I'm not saying it wasn't right (against Stoke) but it has to be spot on - then we are not as good as we think.

– Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar speaking to AVTV

Teams: Aston Villa v Stoke


#AVFC: Guzan, Bacuna, Bertrand, Westwood, Vlaar, Baker, El Ahmadi, Delph, Benteke, Weimann, Agbonlahor. #AVFCLIVE


SCFC XI v @AVFCOfficial Begovic; Pieters, Shawcross, Wilson, Cameron; Arnautovic, Palacios, Whelan, Nzonzi, Odemwingie; Crouch

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