The Red’s will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing draw to Sunderland last weekend.
Aston Villa picked up a crucial win over Norwich last weekend but remain in last place with just 16 points in 25 games.
Can has kept his place in Liverpool’s starting line-up today.
The 22-year-old was rested for Liverpool’s mid-week clash with West Ham United in the FA Cup. Can has played a major role in the Red’s midfield since the appointment of Jurgen Klopp.
Liverpool can move up to eighth place in the league with a win over Villa.
Can has provided one assist and scored one goal in 34 appearances for Liverpool this season.
Aston Villa confirmed lineup: Bunn; Richards, Okore, Lescott, Cissokho; Gana, Westwood, Bacuna; Gil, Veretout, Agbonlahor
Subs: Guzan, Clark, Sinclair, Richardson, Hutton, Lyden, Davis.
Liverpool confirmed lineup: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Henderson, Milner, Coutinho, Firmino, Sturridge
Subs: Ward, Benteke, Caulker, Origi, Ibe, Stewart, Flanagan