Tanzanian striker Mbwana Samatta will satrt in Aston Villa’s home game against Manchester United of Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes. Villans are fighting against relegation.
Used as a substitute by Dean Smith Sunday during Villans’ defeat against Liverpool, the 27-year-old will start tonight against Red Devils. As his post-to-post rival Keinan Davis is on bench.
Other Africans in Aston Villa’s starting XI are Egyptian forward Mahmoud Trézeguet and Moroccan winger El Ghazi.
The game will start at 19:15 PM.
This is a must-win game for the Villans as they rank 18th in Premier League standings. Having the same points (27) with the 19th based club Bournemouth who are currently playing against Tottenham (extra time).
On the other hand, Red Devils are fith on the league table and are looking for points to secure an European competion place.