Aston Villa are set to take on Leicester City in a behind-closed-doors friendly this week.

Premier League action is set to resume on June 17 after a 3 month break, and clubs are scrambling to arrange friendly matches to help sharpen fitness levels.

Villa restart the campaign in the Premier League relegation zone, 2 points from safety with 10 games to play.

Due to the restart protocols in place because of Covid-19, clubs are not permitted to travel more than 90 minutes for a friendly fixture.

Leicester City meet the Premier League’s criteria for friendlies, and with both sides having contested 4 fixtures home and away against each other this season, have no conflict of interests in playing one another.

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