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Aston Villa predicted lineup vs West Ham - Premier League

Max Parsons
Villa are in great form
Villa are in great form / Stu Forster/GettyImages
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Aston Villa will look to continue some blistering form when they travel to West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday.

Steven Gerrard has seen his men win each of their last three games in the league, bouncing back from a run of three without victory beforehand. Wins over Brighton, Southampton and Leeds - scoring nine and conceding none in the process - have lifted the Villans up into the top half of the Premier League table.

This weekend they face a big challenge against sixth-placed West Ham - although the Hammers have lost their previous three in all competitions. Here's how Gerrard could line his side up.

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Matty Cash
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Emiliano Martinez (GK) - Looking to reach double figures for Premier League clean sheets this term, having let in a grand total of zero goals in his previous three.

Matty Cash (RB) - In absolutely fantastic individual form, boasting two goals and two assists in his last three.

Calum Chambers (CB) - Fresh from scoring his first Villa goal, Chambers should retain his place at the heart of defence.

Tyrone Mings (CB) - Getting the assist for that strike was Chambers' centre-back partner Mings, who will skipper the side once more.

Lucas Digne (LB) - Has missed just one outing since his mid-season arrival, and should continue here.

2. Midfielders

John McGinn (CM) - Understandably a favourite of Gerrard's, the Scotsman is set for an eighth consecutive Premier League start here.

Douglas Luiz (CM) - Has been impressive at the heart of the side in recent weeks, and will likely continue there for this one.

Jacob Ramsey (CM) - Progressing rapidly under the tutelage of one of the greatest midfielders in the history of the game, Ramsey is pushing for international recognition.

Philippe Coutinho (AM) - It's been an absolute delight to watch the Brazilian rediscover his magic touch. With seven goal involvements in his eight league appearances for Villa, West Ham will be in for a tough time.

3. Forwards

Danny Ings
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Danny Ings (ST) - In what is likely to be an unchanged lineup, Ings should continue in a front two having scored once and assisted three in his last two.

Ollie Watkins (ST) - Has seemingly refound his goalscoring touch, having notched two in his last three Premier League outings.


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