Aston Villa V Ipswich at Villa Park : Match Preview

24 November 2017
Mile Jedinak pushing for recall to Aston Villa starting line-up

Mile Jedinak is pushing for a recall to the Aston Villa starting line-up for the visit of Ipswich.

Following his exploits with Australia, who he helped to qualify for the World Cup, the midfielder has been a substitute in the games against QPR and Sunderland.

Henri Lansbury is fit again after a knee problem and is another option for Villa boss Steve Bruce, along with Ahmed Elmohamady.

John Terry (foot), Jonathan Kodjia (ankle) and Scott Hogan (stomach) remain unavailable for Villa, who are up to fourth in the Championship table after seven wins in the last 10 games.

Ipswich forward David McGoldrick is sidelined after needing surgery on a deep gash to his groin suffered during the midweek draw with Sheffield Wednesday.

Midfielder Emyr Huws came off the bench to make his first appearance of the season following an Achilles problem, so could be in contention along with Teddy Bishop, who is close to a return after a long-standing groin and hernia problem.

Danish defender Jonas Knudsen is available again following a one-match suspension, but Tommy Smith is out with a calf injury

Midfielders Luke Hyam and Andre Dozzell continue their rehabilitation following respective knee surgery.