Is Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz available this weekend? Premier League suspension update

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa celebrates after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on November 26, 2023 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nigel French/Sportsphoto/Allstar via Getty Images)
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Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz will not be available for selection for the trip to Brentford this weekend, as Premier League injuries and suspensions continue to pile up ahead of the festive period.

Luiz received his fifth league booking of the season in last weekend's 1-0 win over Arsenal at Villa Park - bringing a one-match suspension for the Sunday lunchtime fixture.

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Jack Lacey-Hatton
Freelance writer

Jack has worked as a sports reporter full-time since 2021. He previously worked as the Chief Women’s Football Writer at the Mirror, covering the England Women’s national team and the Women’s Super League. Jack has covered a number of major sporting events in recent years including the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup on the ground in Australia.