Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how Crystal Palace could line up for Sunday's Premier League fixture with Aston Villa.
will consider making several changes to his Roy Hodgson starting lineup after Crystal Palace Tuesday's 3-1 defeat at Southampton.
While the veteran boss must handle as many as 11 first-team players being out of contract in the summer, the Eagles will want to earn as much prize money as possible from their final position in the
Premier League standings.
, Jeffrey Schlupp and Michy Batshuayi were used off the substitutes' bench at St Mary's, but other players may come back into contention for Sunday's fixture at Selhurst Park. Jean-Philippe Mateta
will keep his place at left-back with Tyrick Mitchell unavailable due to personal reasons, while Patrick van Aanholt would bring fresh legs to the midfield. James McCarthy
's future remains up in the air, but the long-serving winger may be trusted on the right flank as a replacement for Andros Townsend . Jordan Ayew
On the back of five goals in eight appearances,
will keep his place in attack for the meeting with his former club. Christian Benteke
has recently featured for the Under-23s as part of his comeback from injury, but the defender may be kept in reserve for this contest. James Tomkins
is also making progress, James McArthur and Mamadou Sakho remain sidelined and are unlikely to return before the end of the season. Connor Wickham
Crystal Palace possible starting XI: Guaita; Ward, Kouyate, Dann, Mitchell; Eze, Milivojevic, Riedeweld; Townsend, Benteke, Zaha
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