The England international is believed to be a leading transfer target for Pep Guardiola’s side, who are also being linked with a move for Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane.
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The 20-year-old’s breakthrough was a defining moment in the Gunners’ 2020-21 campaign, as he made 33 appearances in all competitions and chipped in with four goals and eight assists.
The Premier League club announced that the 16-year-old has joined their Academy from AFC Bournemouth.
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
Thomas Tuchel’s men picked up a crucial 2-1 victory over Leicester City last time out to leapfrog the Foxes and move into third spot in the Premier League table with a one-point lead over both Leicester and Liverpool.
Having suffered four defeats in five matches, Palace are in need of a win to boost their chances of finishing no lower than 13th position.
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Bertrand Traore’s stunning finish had Villa dreaming of a first home league victory against United since 1995, but Solskjaer’s side dug deep and secured a 3-1 triumph – a competition record 10th comeback win of the season.
Victory would effectively secure a top-four spot for the Red Devils, while Aston Villa are looking for back-to-back top-flight wins for the first time this calendar year.
It was a continuation of how things have been for Iwobi since joining the Toffees from Arsenal.
The Toffees, who beat Arsenal last time out, are currently eighth in the table, six points off fourth-placed Chelsea, while Villa occupy 11th position, having picked up 45 points from 32 matches this term.
Dean Smith’s side succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to Manchester City in midweek, whereas West Brom’s survival hopes were dealt another damaging blow in a 3-0 loss to Leicester City.
The champions were on the end of a 7-2 humiliation in the reverse fixture at Villa Park in October – one of nine defeats they have suffered this season to leave them playing catch-up in the top-four race.
Villa, meanwhile, may need to avoid defeat to remain in the top half of the table for another matchday.
Spurs suffered one of their worst results in their history by going down 3-2 on aggregate to Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday and need to quickly respond at Villa Park.
Villa will enter the contest off the back of a surprise 1-0 defeat to bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United, while Wolves suffered a 4-1 loss to runaway leaders Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
The Blades managed to return to winning ways with a 1-0 triumph over Aston Villa in midweek, while Southampton have had five days to recuperate from their dampening defeat at Everton by the same scoreline.
El Ghazi was left unmarked to turn home the only goal from close range in the fifth minute and dogged defending saw Villa avenge their 3-0 home defeat to Leeds in October.
The Whites eased to a 3-0 win over Southampton last time out, while an out-of-sorts Villa succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to Leicester City.
While Villa begin the weekend in eighth position in the Premier League table, the visitors make the short trip to the West Midlands in third spot after beating Liverpool last weekend.