Dean Smith has recalled Tammy Abraham and Yannick Bolasie for Aston Villa’s match at Wigan Athletic today.
The attacking pair missed last weekend’s 3-0 FA Cup defeat to Swansea City but return at the DW Stadium as Smith makes five changes.
Captain James Chester returns at centre-back with new signing Kortney Hause having to settle for a place on the bench after his move from Wolves.
Conor Hourihane and Birkir Bjarnason play in midfield alongside John McGinn.
Jonathan Kodjia misses out on the squad with Keinan Davis called up for league duty for the first time this season.
Villa: Kalinic; Bree, Chester, Elphick, Taylor; Bjarnason, Hourihane, McGinn; El Ghazi, Abraham, Bolasie
Subs: Steer, Whelan, Hogan, Davis, Hutton, Hause, Adomah
Source : BirminghamMail