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Aston Villa vs Fulham LIVE: Scott Parker's men look to continue push for Premier League safety as captain Jack Grealish returns for the hosts

Aston Villa know victory today will further boost their efforts to achieve a remarkable European finish this season in the Premier League.

Dean Smith's side still have games to make up on the rest of the top flight, and welcome back captain Jack Grealish as they bid to jump up to ninth place in the table, ahead of Mikel Arteta's Arsenal.

Fulham arrive with two wins from their last six, sitting just two points behind fellow strugglers Newcastle United.

Follow Sportsmail's KATHRYN BATTE for all live EPL coverage of Aston Villa vs Fulham, including scoreline, lineups and build-up.