Wolves vs Aston Villa team news: HUGE calls made by both managers

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The sun is out at Molineux and both Steven Gerrard and Bruno Lage have both made huge calls in their bid to take home the three points in this west midlands derby.

Aside from the long-term absentee that is Marvelous Nakamba, Gerrard had a fully fit squad to choose from and has of course gone with the ever present Emiliano Martinez in goal.

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Matty Cash, Tyrone Mings, Ezri Konsa & Lucas Digne are the men given the nod in defence whilst John McGinn and Jacob Ramsey start in midfield next to the surprising addition of Morgan Sanson.

Ollie Watkins leads the line with Philippe Coutinho and Leon Bailey given the nod!

Wolves on the other hand have been forced into changes due to the suspension of Raul Jimenez and injury to influential midfielder Ruben Neves.

Jose Sa starts in goal with Lage choosing to go with a back five of Jonny, Willy Boly, Conor Coady, Max Kilman and Marcal.

Leander Dendoncker replaces Neves in midfield and he’s partnered by Joao Moutinho.

Francisco Trincao, Fabio Silva and Daniel Podence are the three tasked with getting the goals.

Teams in full

Wolves (3-5-2): Sa; Jonny, Boly, Coady, Kilman, Marcal; Moutinho, Dendoncker; Podence, Silva, Trincao

Subs: Ruddy, Cundle, Gomes, Hwang, Neto, Ait-Nouri, Oliveira, Saiss, Semedo

Aston Villa (4-3-3): Martinez; Cash, Mings, Konsa, Digne; McGinn, Sanson, Ramsey; Coutinho, Watkins, Bailey

Subs: Olsen, Buendia, Chambers, Chukwuemeka, Iroegbunam, Luiz, Young, Traore

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