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Premier League confirm match referees for Man United vs Aston Villa



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Manchester United will be looking to right their wrongs as the Premier League confirm the referees for their Aston Villa tie.

Manchester United‘s 2-0 loss against West Ham on Saturday afternoon became their eighth Premier League loss of the season, sending the club into eighth position in the table.

They now sit eight points off Tottenham Hotspur in fourth, with the chances of Erik ten Hag‘s men qualifying for next season’s Champions League campaign becoming ever more slim.

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Aston Villa, meanwhile, are flying, sitting third in the table and just one point behind Arsenal, who currently claim the top spot.

The match officials for the game against Aston Villa have been confirmed.

Confirmed match officials

The referee for the Old Trafford game will be Craig Pawson. He has not refereed a Manchester United fixture this season but did officiate three last campaign, including United’s FA Cup semi-final victory over Brighton.

On the sidelines will be Richard West and Steve Meredith, who will act as assistant referees for Pawson during the game. The fourth official job has been handed to Rob Jones, who will separate Erik ten Hag and Unai Emery on Tuesday.

The Video Assistant Referee job has been handed to Stuart Attwell, who will be assisted by Harry Lennard.