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Aston Villa vs AFC Bournemouth LIVE: Premier League team news, line-ups and more

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Follow live coverage as Aston Villa face AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League today.Manchester City are reigning champions after beating Liverpool to the finish line in a neck-and-neck 2021/22 title race where a comeback win on the final day of the season against Aston Villa secured a fourth title in five years for Pep Guardiola's side.Jurgen Klopp's Reds were on course for a quadruple last season but were forced to settle for just an FA Cup and Carabao Cup win and will return trying to win the title again just as they did in 2020.It was a dramatic season for Chelsea a year ago with Roman Abramovich now replaced by Todd Boehly as owner in west London.

He will want an instant return on his hefty investment at Stamford Bridge while Tottenham, back in the Champions League, will want to kick on once more too.It's not all about the action at the top though with Fulham, Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest promoted to the top tier for 2021/22 and hoping to hold their own against the best English football has to offer and avoid the drop.We will bring you all the action and updates from today's game in the live blog below:Aston Villa took their seventh point from three matches last week, with a 1-1 draw against West Ham United that followed wins over Crystal Palace and Everton.

As a result, Unai Emery's side sit 11th in the Premier League table and remain in the mix for a top-half finish: today, they can at least temporarily leapfrog 10th-placed Chelsea with a victory.

While they have recorded just two wins from their last six top-flight games at Villa Park, the Villans have scored in every league fixture under Emery to date - a streak now standing at 13 games.Hello and welcome to live coverage of today's Premier League clash

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