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Wolves skipper Roger Johnson is set to be fit for the derby with Villa after missing the FA Cup replay against former club Birmingham with an ankle injury.

Full-back Kevin Foley (ankle) and winger Matt Jarvis (hamstring) are also expected to be available after being ruled out of the shock third round exit at Molineux.

Nine-goal top scorer Steven Fletcher will return along with the other nine players not included for the replay as Wolves look to build on last weekend’s impressive 1-1 draw at Tottenham.

Striker Robbie Keane is in contention to make his full Villa debut.

The on-loan Los Angeles Galaxy player only appeared as a late substitute against Everton but has impressed manager Alex McLeish in linking up with playmaker Stephen Ireland in training this week.

Midfielder Chris Herd (ankle) and veteran striker Emile Heskey (Achilles) are still ruled out as Villa look to protect a 33-year unbeaten record at Molineux.

Wolves (from): Hennessey, De Vries, Foley, Stearman, Doherty, Johnson, Berra, Ward, Elokobi, Hammill, Hunt, Henry, Edwards, Guedioura, Forde, Jarvis, Kightly, Doyle, Ebanks-Blake, Fletcher, Frimpong, Jonsson.

Aston Villa (from): Guzan, Given, Hutton, Cuellar, Collins, Dunne, Clark, Warnock, Bannan, Petrov, Ireland, Albrighton, Bent, Keane, Agbonlahor, Delfouneso, N’Zogbia, Weimann, Marshall, Johnson, Gardner, Stevens.

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