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The versatile 35-year-old, who scored 38 goals in 190 appearances for Villa between 2006 and 2011, has signed a one-year contract with the Premier League club

The Belgian had gone nine games without a goal and was becoming a more peripheral figure since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment, while Marcus Rashford established himself as United’s leading striker

Chelsea’s FA Cup-winning captain Gary Cahill, as well as beaten Manchester United quartet Phil Jones, Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford have been given additional rest and recovery time and will not link up with their teammates until Sunday.

Aguero underwent keyhole surgery on his right knee in Barcelona earlier this week after he failed to fully recover from a heavy challenge by Ashley Young in City’s 3-2 derby defeat against Manchester United.

The United star is likely to land a three-match ban after referee Craig Pawson missed the incident which saw him elbow Southampton star Dusan Tadic in the stomach.

An unlikely brace from Ashley Young against one of his former clubs put United in control of the contest in the first half and Anthony Martial then added a third soon after to send the clinical visitors into the break with a commanding lead

Liverpool controlled the game for large periods, but both teams did not do enough on Merseyside as a meeting between these two clubs ended in a draw for the fourth successive game

Romelu Lukaku grabbed the winner in the 20th minute of the match as he fired home on the rebound after his initial header from Ashley Young’s cross was kept out by Fraser Forster.

The visitors threatened within the first 30 seconds as a slip from Mehdi Abeid allowed Wayne Rooney to slip Angel di Maria through on goal, but Fabricio Coloccini was able to get back and clear things up