Victor Lindelof has been named in the BBC team of the week after his performance for Manchester United against Aston Villa.

BBC Sport released their team of the week late, due to Arsenal’s ‘weekend fixture’ against Chelsea being held on Tuesday night.

One Manchester United player was named in the XI following the 1-0 victory over Villa at Old Trafford.

In-form centre-back Victor Lindelof was picked out, for the second successive week, following his display previously in the FA Cup semi-final against Brighton.

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Victor Lindelof in BBC team of the week

Sweden international defender Victor Lindelof was named by Garth Crooks in his BBC team of the week.

Crooks explained: “The Manchester United defender is finishing the season in such sparkling form it’s impossible to leave him out.”

He said there were three moments which stuck out in Lindelof’s performance, with his goal line clearance late in the game the pick of the bunch.

Crooks added: “His header off the line from a Douglas Luiz piledriver that won the game for United – it was simply immense.”

Lindelof was praised by MUTV pundit Dion Dublin after the game, who said the Swede seems to get better which each and every performance.

Bruno Fernandes even said after the game that he felt Lindelof should have won the man of the match award ahead of him.

United are increasingly reliant on Lindelof at the back due to injuries to Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane.

He has waited patiently for his opportunity all season and is now making the most of his chance, and receiving deserved recognition.

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