With Villa now out of the League Cup and the FA Cup they can now concentrate fully on the small matter of trying to finish in one of the four play-off positions so that they have a chance of gaining promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

Being as they are 7 points adrift of the 6th and final play-off position as it stands, it is imperative that they go on a bit of a winning streak, and what better way to start than at the Molineux Stadium on Saturday evening.

Wolves currently sit 6 points behind Villa in 16th place, but they have been in some decent form as of late, having picked up 2 wins and a draw from their last 4 matches.

Not only is it a derby, but the match has an added attraction considering that Wolves are now managed by ex-Villa manager Paul Lambert.

Here is our predicted starting XI for the match against Wolves on Saturday evening.

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