Predicted Aston Villa line-up to play Bournemouth: Gil to start

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Here are the 11 players we predict will start for Aston Villa in their FA Cup fourth round tie:

Aston Villa welcome Bournemouth to Villa Park on Sunday as the two sides go head-to-head in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Paul Lambert’s side are currently 15th in the Premier League table while Bournemouth are riding high in the Championship despite their 1-0 defeat to Leeds United earlier this week.

The Cherries are top of the pile with 51 points, one point clear of second-placed Middlesbrough, and Villa will be all too aware of the threat of an upset this weekend. For that reason both sides are likely to field very strong line-ups.

Bournemouth romped to a 5-1 victory against Rotherham United in the third round of the competition while Villa narrowly defeated Blackpool courtesy of a late goal from Christian Benteke.

Since then they have lost back-to-back matches against Leicester City and Liverpool and Sunday’s match will not see things get any easier.

Below are the players we predict will start Villa’s upcoming match:

Predicted Aston Villa starting XI: Given, Hutton, Okore, Clark, Cissokho, Sanchez, Delph, Cleverley, Gil, Agbonlahor, Benteke

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