The two matches are in the ‘games in hand’ that will take all the 20 clubs up to 29 matches and have huge ramifications at both ends of the table.
Another Premier League game may be played on Friday June 19 but the full round of fixtures will start on Saturday June 20 with matches staggered across the weekend.
The timetable was put to the clubs at their shareholders meeting which is taking place on Thursday to decide a raft of issues.
The scheduling of matches for "Project Restart" is key with the Premier League hoping to complete the season by the weekend of August 1 and 2. It means the FA Cup Final is set to take place the following Saturday....
Playing the two outstanding games first will allow all the clubs to fall in line with the number of games played.
Villa are desperate to get out of the bottom three while Sheffield United are vying for European football.