In a twist of fate, former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will be out to stop City and deliver the title to Jurgen Klopp’s side.
The Aston Villa manager will give the Reds a chance if they take points at the Etihad and said: “If that inevitably helps Liverpool, fantastic, but my priority is to try and get points for Aston Villa.”
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the final day of the season.
When is Manchester City vs Aston Villa?
The match will kick off at 4pm BST on Sunday 22 May at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
How can I watch it?
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Kyle Walker and John Stones could return for City after being side-lined due to injury, but Ruben Dias remains out.
Aston Villa will look to bring Philippe Coutinho and Danny Ings back into the side. Ezri Konsa and Kortney Haus are out.
Manchestester City: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Cancelo; Rodri, Gundogan, Bernardo; Foden, De Bruyne, Mahrez
Aston Villa: Martinez; Cash, Chambers, Mings, Digne; Luiz, McGinn, Ramsey; Coutinho; Ings, Watkins
Manchester City: 1/6
Aston Villa: 16/1
While there are sure to be a few nervy moments, it would take something special from Aston Villa to stop Manchester City from storming to the title. Manchester City 4-1 Aston Villa