The league has ended and Norwich and Sheffield United know that they will be playing against some of the best players in the world next season.

On the other hand, Rotherham, Bolton and Ipswich are destined for League One, while 15 other teams have consigned themselves to another arduous season in the Championship.

However, one of Villa, West Brom, Derby, or Leeds still has a chance of ending their season on a high.

Dean Smith’s men will play two legs against local rivals West Brom while Leeds United will battle it out with Derby for a place in the play-off final.

Villa lost 2-1 to Norwich last Sunday, but Smith will have been pretty pleased with what he saw, as his second string team gave the league winners a very good game.

More importantly, he was able to rest five of his key men for Saturday’s first leg at Villa Park.

Here is our predicted Villa XI for Saturday’s game against West Brom: