Aston Villa's Jack Grealish and Manchester United's Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Aston Villa v United: The key information

Manchester United are back on the road this Thursday, as we take on Aston Villa at Villa Park.

The West Midlands venue is traditionally a happy hunting ground for the Reds - aside from countless cup semi-final victories, we haven't lost to the Villans there in the league since 1995, a run of 20 consecutive visits without defeat.

Dean Smith's side are currently embroiled in a relegation battle and, with time running out, they could do with - at the very least - a repeat of the 2-2 draw they gleaned from the reverse fixture at Old Trafford in December.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Thursday's match, including where it will be televised...

Key match info
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Thursday 9 July | Premier League | Villa Park | 20:15 BST | Live build-up on MUTV from 19:10 BST | Referee: Jon Moss

WHICH TV CHANNEL IS IT ON?

Thursday's Premier League match will be broadcast live in the UK, on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event, with kick-off set for 20:15 BST. MUTV subscribers can watch exclusive build-up in the Match Day Live show from 19:10 BST, followed by live commentary of the game itself. With fans unable to attend the matches, our Season Ticket holders have been offered free access to MUTV Digital for two months, and can watch match highlights the following day, along with the rest of our exclusive content.

WHO IS THE REFEREE?

Jon Moss is the official for Thursday's game. It's the third time the Sunderland-born official has taken charge of a United match since the restart, with Moss also the man in the middle for our 1-1 draw at Tottenham and the 2-1 Emirates FA Cup victory over Norwich. Moss will be assisted by Ian Hussin and Eddie Smart, with Peter Bankes as fourth official. At Stockley Park, Graham Scott will be responsible for any VAR referrals and Stuart Burt is his assistant.

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RIVALS WATCH

Villa v United is the final game of Premier League matchweek 34, meaning we'll have a good idea of the top-four picture when kick-off takes place on Thursday. Two of our rivals for those Champions League positions are in action on Tuesday, with Chelsea facing a tricky looking trip across the capital to face Crystal Palace, and Leicester City attempting to win an away match at Arsenal for the first time since 1973. The following evening, Wolves will look to bounce back from their defeat to the Gunners on Saturday, when they travel to Bramall Lane to take on Sheffield United.

Here's a complete list of fixtures for Matchweek 34...

TUESDAY 7 JULY

Crystal Palace v Chelsea (18:00 BST, Sky Sports)
Watford v Norwich City (18:00 BST, Sky Sports)
Arsenal v Leicester City (20:15 BST, Sky Sports)

WEDNESDAY 8 JULY

Manchester City v Newcastle United (18:00 BST, BT Sport)
Sheffield United v Wolverhampton Wanders (18:00 BST, Sky Sports)
West Ham United v Burnley (18:00 BST, BT Sport)
Brighton & Hove Albion v Liverpool (20:15 BST, Sky Sports)

THURSDAY 9 JULY

Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur (18:00 BST, Sky Sports)
Everton v Southampton (18:00 BST, Amazon Prime)
Aston Villa v UNITED (20:15 BST, Sky Sports)

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