The Red Devils are second in the Premier League and can go level with Liverpool on points at the top of the division with a victory on Friday.
Villa have been playing well too and find themselves fifth in the table going into 2021.
Dean Smith’s side boast the second best defence in the league, conceding just 14 goals in 14 games and only Manchester City (12) conceding fewer.
When is Man Utd vs Aston Villa?
The match kicks-off at 8pm on Friday 1 January at Old Trafford.
What TV channel is Man Utd vs Aston Villa on and is there a live stream?
Subscribers can stream the action on Sky Go or on the Sky Sports app. Non-subscribers can sign up for a Sky Sports Pass on Now TV.
Man Utd vs Aston Villa team news
Manchester United are set to have Victor Lindelof available again after a back problem, but Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones remain out injured and Edinson Cavani begins his suspension for an offensive social media post.
Ross Barkley is available for Aston Villa again injury, while Tyrone Mings returns from suspension.
3/4 Man Utd
17/5 Aston Villa
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Man Utd vs Aston Villa head-to-head in last five meetings
09 Jul 2020: Aston Villa 0-3 Man Utd – Premier League
01 Dec 2019: Man Utd 2-2 Aston Villa – Premier League
16 Apr 2016: Man Utd 1-0 Aston Villa – Premier League
14 Aug 2015: Aston Villa 0-1 Man Utd – Premier League
04 Apr 2015: Man Utd 3-1 Aston Villa – Premier League