Jose Enrique requires a late fitness test ahead of Liverpool’s home clash with Villa, though Brendan Rodgers reveals the left-back will return next week at the latest. Gareth Bale remains “very unlikely” to feature for Spurs against Swansea this Sunday according to Andre Villas-Boas. Nemanja Vidic is back in the United squad but Jonny Evans misses out with a hamstring injury for the visit of Sunderland.
Robert Mancini reckons Vincent Kompany has “a 2% chance” of shrugging off a groin problem in time for City’s trip to Newcastle. Olivier Giroud is back for Arsenal, though Arsene Wenger remains uncertain over Theo Walcott’s chances of making it for Monday’s trip to Reading.
Kevin Mirallas could be out for a few weeks after suffering a recurrence of his hamstring injury, Ben Foster returns to training ahead of West Brom’s Hawthorns showdown with West Ham, while Julio Cesar is “fit and available” for QPR’s London derby with Fulham.
We’ve collected all this in our team news section and added our current predicted lineups for the weekend ahead. You can keep in touch with the very latest via our twitter feed as always.