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Manchester United v Aston Villa LIVE commentary: Bruno Fernandes in line to start but Philippe Coutinho unavailable to make debut for Steven Gerrard’s side in FA Cup third round clash at Old Trafford


Manchester United will be looking to bounce back by booking their spot in the fourth round of the FA Cup when they welcome Aston Villa this week.

The Red Devils fell to a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Wolves in the Premier League last time out but are serial winners in football’s oldest competition.

Man United face a tough task facing fellow Premier League side Aston Villa in the FA Cup

Man United face a tough task facing fellow Premier League side Aston Villa in the FA Cup

United are 12-time FA Cup winners and the trophy could be the club’s biggest opportunity to win silverware and end their recent drought this season.

Villa, meanwhile, have lifted the FA Cup on seven occasions but not since back in 1957 and Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard will be desperate to eliminate his former rivals.

The winner will face a home tie against Championship side Middlesbrough in the fourth round.

  • FA Cup clash at Old Trafford to kick-off at 7.55pm
  • Live coverage on talkSPORT will get underway from 7pm with Adrian Durham presenting, while commentary comes from Sam Matterface and former England defender Micky Gray
  • TEAMS: To be confirmed
  • talkSPORT will have updates throughout the day and you can listen through our radio player below

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