Young fit for Chelsea showdown

Aston Villa defender Luke Young is included in the squad for the first time this season for Saturday's Premier League clash with Chelsea.

Last Updated: 16/10/09 at 15:50

Young: In squad to face Blues

Young: In squad to face Blues

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Young suffered a thigh injury during pre-season and was then given compassionate leave after the death of his brother.

But the former England player is back in contention after coming through a midweek reserve game unscathed and will be battling with Carlos Cuellar and Habib Beye for a place.

Gabriel Agbonlahor is set to keep his place up front after his competitive England debut against Belarus in midweek with Emile Heskey likely to be amongst the substitutes.

Villa (from) Friedel, Luke Young, Cuellar, Collins, Dunne, Warnock, Milner, Petrov, Sidwell, Ashley Young, Carew, Guzan, Heskey, Delph, Reo-Coker, Shorey, Beye, Gardner, Delfouneso, Albrighton.

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Sunday, 01 February 2015
13:30
Arsenal v A Villa  
16:00
So'ton v Swansea  
Saturday, 07 February 2015
12:45
Tottenham v Arsenal  
15:00
A Villa v Chelsea  
Leicester v C Palace  
Man City v Hull City  
QPR v So'ton  
Swansea v S'land  
17:30
Everton v Liverpool  
Sunday, 08 February 2015
12:00
Burnley v W Brom  

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