MANCHESTER UNITED VS. LIVERPOOL
MAN UNITED: Marouane Fellaini is back in contention. Veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is training and centre-back Eric Bailly fully fit, but Ander Herrera, Marcos Rojo, Anthony Martial, Phil Jones and Daley Blind remain absent.
Provisional squad: De Gea, Romero, Pereira, Valencia, Darmian, Shaw, Young, Lindelof, Smalling, Bailly, Matic, Carrick, Pogba, Fellaini, McTominay, Mata, Lingard, Sanchez, Rashford, Lukaku, Ibrahimovic.
LIVERPOOL: Jordan Henderson has trained after suffering a dead leg against Porto in the Champions League on Tuesday, as have Andrew Robertson (knock) and Georginio Wijnaldum (illness), both of whom missed that European game. Nathaniel Clyne (back) is still lacking match fitness and will not be considered yet as manager Jurgen Klopp is happy with his options at right-back.
Provisional squad: Karius, Gomez, Van Dijk, Matip, Moreno, Can, Lallana, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Firmino, Mane, Mignolet, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Klavan, Robertson, Henderson, Salah, Woodburn, Solanke, Ings.
EVERTON VS. BRIGHTON
EVERTON: Ashley Williams starts a three-match ban for his red card at Burnley. Captain Phil Jagielka returns to the squad after missing the game at Turf Moor and is likely to step into the void left by Williams. Fellow centre-back Ramiro Funes Mori could make an appearance in a matchday squad for the first time in 11 months after knee surgery.
Provisional squad: Pickford, Coleman, Jagielka, Keane, Baines, Gueye, Rooney, Davies, Walcott, Sigurdsson, Tosun, Robles, Kenny, Holgate, Funes Mori, Martina, Schneiderlin, Bolasie, Niasse, Calvert-Lewin.
BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION: Defender Ezequiel Schelotto was forced off following a heavy in challenge in last weekend’s win over Arsenal but he will be available. Steve Sidwell, who has not played all season following back and ankle injuries, remains Albion’s only absentee.
Provisional squad: Ryan, Krul, Maenpaa, Bruno, Bong, Schelotto, Hunemeier, Duffy, Dunk, Goldson, Rosenior, Suttner, Kayal, Stephens, Propper, Skalak, Knockaert, March, Gross, Izquierdo, Locadia, Ulloa, Murray, Baldock, Hemed.
HUDDERSFIELD VS. SWANSEA
HUDDERSFIELD: Aaron Mooy is back in contention after missing the last three matches due to an infected cut on a knee, but returned to full training this week and is expected to feature. Michael Hefele has been ruled out for between six to eight weeks after knee surgery and fellow defender Terence Kongolo is likely to miss the next two games due to a hip problem.
Provisional squad: Lossl, Schindler, Jorgensen, Hadergjonaj, Hogg, Williams, Van La Parra, Mooy, Pritchard, Billing, Depoitre, Quaner, Ince, Mounie, Green, Smith, Malone, Lowe.
SWANSEA: Leon Britton is Swansea’s only injury concern, nursing a back problem and will be assessed before the trip north. Renato Sanches (hamstring) remains out, and Swansea are likely to be unchanged with the Ayew brothers — Andre and Jordan — in tandem up front.
Provisional squad: Fabianski, Naughton, Van der Hoorn, Fernandez, Mawson, Olsson, Ki, King, Clucas, J Ayew, A Ayew, Nordfeldt, Roberts, Bartley, Britton, Carroll, Routledge, Narsingh, Abraham, Dyer, James.
NEWCASTLE VS. SOUTHAMPTON
NEWCASTLE: Rafael Benitez will make a late decision on the fitness of midfielder Jonjo Shelvey due to a knee problem, but he is back in training and could be included. Striker Islam Slimani is still working his way back from a thigh problem, while keeper Rob Elliot (back) and Jesus Gamez (ankle) are also out.
Provisional squad: Darlow, Dubravka, Yedlin, Manquillo, Dummett, Haidara, Lascelles, Clark, Mbemba, Shelvey, Merino, Hayden, Ritchie, Atsu, Murphy, Diame, Kenedy, Perez, Joselu, Gayle.
SOUTHAMPTON: Steven Davis has missed the last three games with a hamstring problem and faces at least another week on the sidelines. Defender Maya Yoshida (knee) and striker Charlie Austin (hamstring) remain on the casualty list.
Provisional squad: McCarthy, Forster, Taylor, Soares, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand, Pied, Bednarek, McQueen, Tadic, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Davis, Hojbjerg, Lemina, Boufal, Sims, Redmond, Long, Gabbiadini, Carrillo.
WEST BROM VS. LEICESTER
WEST BROM: Team news to follow shortly…
LEICESTER: The Foxes will be without Daniel Amartey for a month after suffering a hamstring injury against Bournemouth. Danny Simpson, who was not even among the substitutes against the Cherries last weekend, is expected to return in his place and resume at right-back. Striker Shinji Okazaki is available after recovering from the knee problem which saw him miss four matches.
Provisional squad: Schmeichel, Hamer, Jakupovic, Maguire, Huth, Morgan, Fuchs, Simpson, Chilwell, Benalouane, Dragovic, James, Albrighton, Gray, Silva, Ndidi, Iborra, Choudhury, Vardy, Iheanacho, Diabate, Okazaki.
WEST HAM VS. BURNLEY
WEST HAM: Winston Reid has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Full-back Sam Byram is out with an ankle injury but fellow defenders Angelo Ogbonna (illness) and James Collins (hamstring) should return. Pedro Obiang and Andy Carroll are still injured while Arthur Masuaku serves the final match of his six-game spitting ban.
Provisional squad: Adrian, Hart, Collins, Ogbonna, Rice, Cresswell, Evra, Zabaleta, Noble, Kouyate, Haksabanovic, Cullen, Mario, Lanzini, Arnautovic, Antonio, Hernandez, Hugill.
BURNLEY: Chris Wood returned from a knee injury as a half-time substitute in last weekend’s victory over Everton and made a big impact, including scoring the winning goal, and Sean Dyche may be tempted to start with Wood alongside Ashley Barnes up front. Dyche is set to pick from the same squad as last week, with keeper Tom Heaton (shoulder) and midfielder Scott Arfield (calf) not yet ready for first-team returns.
Provisional squad: Pope, Lindegaard, Taylor, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward, Bardsley, Long, Cork, Nkoudou, Marney, Hendrick, Gudmundsson, Westwood, Lennon, Vokes, Barnes, Wood, Wells.
CHELSEA VS. CRYSTAL PALACE
CHELSEA: N’Golo Kante is available after missing the loss at Manchester City after fainting in training. Defenders David Luiz (ankle) and Ethan Ampadu (hamstring) and midfielder Ross Barkley (hamstring) are out, but midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is available again.
Provisional squad: Courtois, Caballero, Rudiger, Alonso, Fabregas, Drinkwater, Kante, Morata, Hazard, Pedro, Bakayoko, Moses, Giroud, Zappacosta, Willian, Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Palmieri, Scott, Eduardo, Sterling, Hudson-Odoi.
CRYSTAL PALACE: The Eagles will hand late fitness tests to Wilfried Zaha and Mamadou Sakho before Roy Hodgson selects his starting XI to face Chelsea. The pair are nearing first-team returns following respective knee ligament and calf injuries, while Hodgson also has the on-loan Timothy Fosu-Mensah available again following his ineligibility against parent club Manchester United. Joel Ward, Scott Dann, Yohan Cabaye, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jason Puncheon, Bakary Sako, Connor Wickham and Julian Speroni are all still sidelined.
Provisional squad: Hennessey, Cavalieri, Fosu-Mensah, Wan-Bissaka, Kelly, Tomkins, Sakho, Delaney, Jach, Van Aanholt, Schlupp, Souare, Townsend, Milivojevic, McArthur, Riedewald, Rakip, Lee, Zaha, Benteke, Sorloth.
ARSENAL VS. WATFORD
ARSENAL: Hector Bellerin (knee) missed the 2-0 Europa League win at AC Milan and is unlikely to recover in time while Nacho Monreal (back) is also expected to be absent. Alexandre Lacazette (knee) is missing while both Sead Kolasinac and Calum Chambers came off injured in Italy. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is available for selection having been ineligible in Europe.
Provisional squad: Ospina, Cech, Holding, Mustafi, Chambers, Bellerin, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Nelson, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Xhaka, Elneny, Wilshere, Ramsey, Ozil, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Welbeck, Aubameyang, Nketiah.
WATFORD: Tom Cleverley has returned to training following a thigh injury which has sidelined him since January, but will not be ready. Craig Cathcart is back in light training following his knee problem but remains out along with Nathaniel Chalobah (knee), Younes Kaboul (foot) and Isaac Success (knee).
Provisional squad: Karnezis, Janmaat, Prodl, Mariappa, Holebas, Doucoure, Capoue, Pereyra, Hughes, Deeney, Richarlison, Gomes, Britos, Kiko, Zeegelaar, Gray, Carrillo, Okaka
BOURNEMOUTH VS. TOTTENHAM
BOURNEMOUTH: Marc Pugh has been carrying a calf problem, while Jordon Ibe has been sidelined by a hamstring injury and Ryan Fraser, who was on the bench against Leicester last weekend, will be monitored on his back issue. Former Spurs forward Jermain Defoe, fit again following an ankle injury, could start against one of his old clubs, while defender Tyrone Mings continues his rehabilitation from a back problem.
Provisional squad: Begovic, Francis, S Cook, Ake, Daniels, A Smith, D Gosling, L Cook, Stanislas, Wilson, King, Boruc, Simpson, Surman, Fraser, Taylor, Defoe, Mousset, Ibe, Pugh.
TOTTENHAM: Eric Dier is a doubt having sustained an elbow injury against Juventus and faces a late assessment. Defender Toby Alderweireld remains unavailable because of a hamstring problem, while full-back Serge Aurier is back in contention after his European suspension.
Provisional squad: Lloris, Vorm, Gazzaniga, Trippier, Aurier, Vertonghen, Foyth, Sanchez, Davies, Rose, Dier, Wanyama, Dembele, Winks, Eriksen, Sissoko, Alli, Son, Moura, Lamela, Llorente, Kane.
STOKE VS. MANCHESTER CITY
STOKE: Mame Diouf is set to sit the game due to the shoulder injury he sustained last weekend at Southampton. Defender Kevin Wimmer and striker Saido Berahino, who have been placed on programmes to up their fitness levels, could return to the matchday squad. Midfielder Stephen Ireland (calf) is not yet ready to make his comeback, and goalkeeper Lee Grant (broken wrist) also remain sidelined.
Provisional squad: Butland, Haugaard, Shawcross, Zouma, Martins Indi, Wimmer, Cameron, Bauer, Stafylidis, Pieters, Johnson, Fletcher, Allen, Adam, Ndiaye, Afellay, Shaqiri, Choupo-Moting, Sobhi, Jese, Berahino, Crouch, Campbell.
MAN CITY: David Silva returns after missing the clash against Basel for personal reasons. Raheem Sterling and midfielder Fernandinho are both hoping to prove their fitness after returning to training following hamstring injuries. Left-back Fabian Delph is available again after suspension but could be doubtful after suffering a knock. Benjamin Mendy (knee) is also back in training and could return in the next month.
Provisional squad: Ederson, Bravo, Walker, Danilo, Stones, Otamendi, Kompany, Laporte, Zinchenko, Toure, Gunodgan, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, D Silva, B Silva, Sane, Sterling, Foden, Diaz, Aguero, Jesus.