Brentford have made four changes from the side that drew 0-0 with Wolves to make the trip to Aston Villa.
Harlee Dean, Maxime Colin and Jota were all sold to Birmingham and have been replaced in the side by John Egan, who captains the side, Rico Henry and Sergi Canos.
The other change is Ryan Woods returning to the starting XI at the expense of Kamo Mokotjo.
Former Bee Scott Hogan is on the bench for Villa and would face the Bees for the first time since departing Griffin Park in January.
Aston Villa: Johnstone, Bree, Terry, Chester, Taylor, Whelan, Hourihane, Onomah, Green, Elmohamady, Davis.
Substitutes: Stear, Snodgrass, Hogan, Agbonlahor, Lansbury, Jedinak, Bjarnason.
Brentford: Bentley, Dalsgaard, Egan, Barbet, Henry, Canos, Woods, Sawyers, Yennaris, Watkins, Maupay.
Substitutes: Daniels, Bjelland, McEachran, Shaibu, Chatzitheodoridis, Mokotjo, Clarke