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Wednesday's Paper Talk

Chelsea face fierce competition from Bayern Munich for £88m-rated Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic, according to the Daily Mail.

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Manchester United face a tough trip to Sevilla in the Champions League last 16 - and George Pitts expects them to settle for a draw.

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Last Updated February 10 2018, 15:56Football
Benik Afobe has returned to Wolves
Benik Afobe has returned to Wolves

Check out the Sky Bet Championship team news and stats ahead of the weekend's action including Wolves against QPR.

Sunday, February 11

Aston Villa (3) v Birmingham (19)

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Aston Villa forward Gabby Agbonlahor is fit again after a series of niggling injuries while Lewis Grabban is available to make his debut after signing on loan from Bournemouth.

Birmingham will recall David Davis and Maikel Kieftenbeld after the midfielders were rested for the 4-1 FA Cup extra-time defeat to Huddersfield. Jonathan Grounds (knee) is out and Jacques Maghoma (groin) will be assessed.

Last season: Aston Villa 1 Birmingham 0, Birmingham 1 Aston Villa 1

Last five league matches: Aston Villa W W W W W; Birmingham W L D W W

Top scorers (all competitions): Ross McCormack (Aston Villa) 14; Sam Gallagher (Birmingham) 7

Referee: Peter Bankes (Merseyside)

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Christian Pulisic1

Wednesday's Paper Talk

Chelsea face fierce competition from Bayern Munich for £88m-rated Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic, according to the Daily Mail.

Jose Mourinho2

Champions League betting tips

Manchester United face a tough trip to Sevilla in the Champions League last 16 - and George Pitts expects them to settle for a draw.

Sergio Aguero and his City team-mates celebrate3

Manchester City – what happens next?

Tom Carnduff asks if Manchester City can win the League Cup and Champions League, despite history being against them

Lionel Messi finally scored against Chelsea4

Messi strikes to seal draw

Lionel Messi broke his goal duck against Chelsea to deny Antonio Conte's side a crucial lead over Barcelona in their Champions League showdown.

Ollie Watkins5

Sky Bet Championship round-up

A round-up of Tuesday's action in the Sky Bet Championship, where Ollie Watkins helped Brentford smash five past Birmingham.

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