Team News: Paul Scholes returns for Manchester United

Paul Scholes
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Paul Scholes returns to the Manchester United starting lineup that takes on Aston Villa at Old Trafford this afternoon.

Paul Scholes has returned to the Manchester United starting lineup for this afternoon's home encounter against Aston Villa.

The 37-year-old will play alongside Michael Carrick in midfield, while Danny Welbeck has come in for Javier Hernandez up front.

Visiting Villa will begin with Gabriel Agbonlahor as a lone striker at Old Trafford.

Man United: De Gea; Rafael, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Scholes, Young; Rooney, Welbeck

Villa: Given; Hutton, Collins, Baker, Lichaj; Bannan, Gardner, Clark, Ireland, Weimann; Agbonlahor

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