Team News

  1. Arsenal

    Next Match: Manchester City (H)
    • Cech
    • Bellerín
    • Mustafi
    • Koscielny
    • Monreal
    • Ramsey
    • Xhaka
    • Wilshere
    • Ozil
    • Aubameyang
    • Mkhitaryan
    • Out:
      • Cazorla
      • Lacazette
      • Pérez Martínez
    • Doubts:
      • Ozil 75%
      • Ramsey 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Aaron Ramsey is expected to be available for the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City following a groin injury and providing he comes through unscathed, should be okay to start in the league meeting between the two clubs. If the Welshman is ruled out or preserved having played at Wembley, then Mohamed Elneny could join Granit Xhaka and Jack Wilshere in a three-man midfield, with Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan the favourites to flank central striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in attack. Like Ramsey, Ozil is likely to be fit for Sunday's showpiece after missing training during the week due to illness. Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck provide back-up options should Arsene Wenger opt for fresh legs following the first meeting with City. Changes are unlikely in the back four, with Calum Chambers and Sead Kolasinac set to provide cover. Cup goalkeeper David Ospina will start the cup final, but Petr Cech should return for the league meeting. Alexandre Lacazette and Santi Cazorla are both ruled out.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  2. Bournemouth

    Next Match: Newcastle United (H)
    • Begovic
    • S Cook
    • Francis
    • Aké
    • Fraser
    • Gosling
    • Cook
    • Daniels
    • King
    • Stanislas
    • Wilson
    • Out:
      • Afobe
      • Mings
    • Doubts:
      • Defoe 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Following the 4-1 defeat to Huddersfield Town last time out, Eddie Howe may look to make changes for the home fixture against Newcastle United. It is in the attacking midfield positions where he looks to have the most options. If the Cherries boss sticks with the 3-4-2-1 formation he has favoured in recent matches, Josh King is set to come under consideration for a recall in place of either Jordon Ibe or Junior Stanislas. Howe could also consider moving Ryan Fraser into a more familiar position in one of those two spots, with Adam Smith an option to come in at right wing-back. Andrew Surman and Harry Arter will hope for recalls in central midfield, but changes in defence are less likely unless Howe switches to a 4-2-3-1 to accommodate an extra attacking midfielder. In a back four, one of Simon Francis or Adam Smith should start at right-back. Tyrone Mings and Jermain Defoe remain sidelined though the latter is described as "not too far" from a return, and has an outside chance of being named among the substitutes.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  3. Brighton and Hove Albion

    Next Match: Swansea City (H)
    • Mat Ryan
    • Schelotto
    • Dunk
    • Duffy
    • Bong
    • Solly March
    • Stephens
    • Pröpper
    • Izquierdo
    • Groß
    • Murray
    • Out:
      • Sidwell
      • Skalak
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    • Banned:
    • Latest News: After scoring on his debut in the 3-1 victory over Coventry City in the FA Cup, Jurgen Locadia provides Chris Hughton with a fresh option in attack for the home meeting with Swansea City. But the club-record signing may struggle to get the nod ahead of Glenn Murray, with Pascal Gross set to continue in the central support role in the usual 4-4-1-1 system. Leonardo Ulloa is the other option in attack. Jose Izquierdo and Solly March have been preferred to Anthony Knockaert out wide of late, so they should form part of an unchanged midfield from the 1-1 draw with Stoke City. First-choice full-backs Ezequiel Schelotto and Gaetan Bong were both rested against Coventry, and look set to replace Bruno and Markus Suttner. Jiri Skalak and Steve Sidwell both remain sidelined, but Tim Krul will be back on the bench after suffering a whiplash injury against Coventry.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  4. Burnley

    Next Match: Southampton (H)
    • Pope
    • Lowton
    • Mee
    • Long
    • Ward
    • Lennon
    • Hendrick
    • Cork
    • Gudmundsson
    • Barnes
    • Vokes
    • Out:
      • Bardsley
      • Brady
      • Defour
      • Heaton
      • Walters
    • Doubts:
      • Arfield 75%
      • Bardsley 75%
      • Marney 75%
      • Tarkowski 50%
      • Wood 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Sean Dyche has revealed Chris Wood and Dean Marney could be in contention for the home clash against Southampton after stepping up their recoveries by featuring in a training ground friendly against Blackpool on Monday. Stephen Ward also played 90 minutes in that match and is perhaps the player most likely to push for a start. He may replace Charlie Taylor at left-back. James Tarkowski (groin) is again rated as "touch and go" by Dyche, so Kevin Long could continue in central defence, while with Phil Bardsley (hamstring) still a doubt, Matt Lowton may keep his place at right-back. Jeff Hendrick is likely to continue in central midfield, so if Wood isn't quite fit enough to start after only playing 70 minutes on Monday, Ashley Barnes and Sam Vokes could combine in attack once more. Georges-Kevin Nkoudou is the main alternative out wide, with Scott Arfield doubtful due to a calf problem, while Ashley Westwood provides a different option in the middle of the park. Dyche stated that Tom Heaton is still several matches away from being considered for a first-team return, so Nick Pope will continue in goal. Steven Defour, Robbie Brady and Jon Walters all remain sidelined.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  5. Chelsea

    Next Match: Manchester United (A)
    • Courtois
    • Azpilicueta
    • Christensen
    • Cahill
    • Moses
    • Fabregas
    • Kanté
    • Alonso
    • Willian
    • Hazard
    • Giroud
    • Out:
      • Bakayoko
      • Barkley
      • Batshuayi
      • Boga
      • Brown
      • Loftus-Cheek
      • Luiz Moreira Marinho
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    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Tiemoue Bakayoko, David Luiz and Ross Barkley all remain out for the trip to Manchester United, but Antonio Conte has no other injury concerns. After a much-improved performance against Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League, Conte is expected to name a similar starting XI at Old Trafford. But Gary Cahill could come in to freshen up the three-man defence, most likely in place of Antonio Rudiger. Davide Zappacosta seems unlikely to replace Victor Moses at right wing-back, though. With Bakayoko still missing, Cesc Fabregas is expected to retain his start in central midfield ahead of Danny Drinkwater. Conte may well continue with a 3-4-2-1 formation, although he has some tough choices to make in attack. Eden Hazard was stationed as the lone striker against Barcelona, with Willian and Pedro in the attacking midfield spots. But with Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata both available, either player could start as the lone striker, with Hazard then likely to replace Pedro in the advanced midfield positions.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  6. Crystal Palace

    Next Match: Tottenham Hotspur (H)
    • Hennessey
    • Riedewald
    • Tomkins
    • Fosu-Mensah
    • Van Aanholt
    • Townsend
    • Cabaye
    • Milivojevic
    • McArthur
    • Benteke
    • Sørloth
    • Out:
      • Anderson
      • Dann
      • Kelly
      • Puncheon
      • Sakho
      • Sako
      • Schlupp
      • Speroni
      • Ward
      • Wickham
      • Zaha
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    • Latest News: Roy Hodgson revealed none of the injured contingent are ready to return for the home clash with Tottenham Hotspur. Mamadou Sakho is still struggling to overcome a calf injury, while Joel Ward is also ruled out putting a real strain on resources at the back. James Tomkins, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Patrick van Aanholt will surely retain their starts, with Hodgson either turning to Damian Delaney to slot in at centre-back or Jairo Riedewald to replace Ward at right-back. Hodgson’s options in midfield and attack are also very limited. In a 4-4-2, Christian Benteke and Alexander Sorloth appear probable starters up front, while changes are unlikely in midfield. Riedewald is the main alternative in a defensive midfield role, while Lee Chung-yong is the main back-up out wide. Martin Kelly and Jeffrey Schlupp remain out, while Julian Speroni, Scott Dann, Jason Puncheon, Bakary Sako and Connor Wickham are all long-term absentees.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  7. Everton

    Next Match: Watford (A)
    • Pickford
    • Kenny
    • Keane
    • Williams
    • Cuco Martina
    • Gueye
    • Walcott
    • Rooney
    • Davies
    • Sigurdsson
    • Niasse
    • Out:
      • Besic
      • Funes Mori
      • Jagielka
      • Mangala
      • McCarthy
      • Stekelenburg
    • Doubts:
      • Baines 50%
      • Coleman 25%
      • Gueye 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Eliaquim Mangala is set for a long spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury in the 3-1 win over Crystal Palace, while Seamus Coleman is also set to miss the trip to Watford due to a muscle injury. Ashley Williams replaced Mangala against the Eagles and may get the nod to partner Michael Keane in central defence. Jonjoe Kenny is likely to start at right-back, while although Leighton Baines has a chance of being named in the squad following a calf injury, Cuco Martina is expected to continue at left-back. If Idrissa Gueye (knock) isn’t fit to start, Morgan Schneiderlin will return in the defensive midfield role. The rest of the starting XI may stay unchanged, with the likes of Yannick Bolasie, Cenk Tosun and Dominic Calvert-Lewin unlikely to earn recalls. Ramiro Funes Mori and James McCarthy remain sidelined, although Maarten Stekelenburg (groin) and Phil Jagielka (knock) could be back in contention. Funes Mori will play for the U23s again before being considered for the first-team.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  8. Huddersfield Town

    Next Match: West Bromwich Albion (A)
    • Lössl
    • Hadergjonaj
    • Zanka
    • Schindler
    • Kongolo
    • Hogg
    • Billing
    • Ince
    • Pritchard
    • van La Parra
    • Mounie
    • Out:
      • Kachunga
      • Mooy
      • Stankovic
    • Doubts:
      • Hefele 75%
      • Löwe 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: David Wagner will be without Aaron Mooy for the trip to West Bromwich Albion after the midfielder suffered a cut to the knee in the 2-0 defeat to Manchester United in the FA Cup. Jonathan Hogg was rested in Sunday's tie, so he should return alongside either Philip Billing or Danny Williams at the base of midfield in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Tom Ince, Alex Pritchard and Rajiv van La Parra are set to form the attacking midfield trio, with Collin Quaner the main alternative. After scoring twice in the 4-1 win over Bournemouth, Steve Mounie should get the nod as the lone striker ahead of Laurent Depoitre, who has only just returned to full training following a foot injury. In defence, Florent Hadergjonaj and Terence Kongolo may be favoured over Tommy Smith and Scott Malone in the full-back positions. Chris Lowe is due to return to training on Friday following a groin injury but is perhaps unlikely to be risked this weekend. Michael Hefele should have overcome illness to be available, but Elias Kachunga is a long-term absentee.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  9. Leicester City

    Next Match: Stoke City (H)
    • Schmeichel
    • Simpson
    • Maguire
    • Morgan
    • Chilwell
    • Mahrez
    • James
    • Ndidi
    • Albrighton
    • Iheanacho
    • Vardy
    • Out:
      • Mendy
      • Okazaki
    • Doubts:
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Shinji Okazaki will miss the home meeting with Stoke City due to a knee problem, so Kelechi Iheanacho could again join Jamie Vardy in attack, with Fousseni Diabate and Demarai Gray other options to operate in a central support role. Riyad Mahrez returned to the starting XI against Sheffield United in the FA Cup and is expected to be stationed on the right side of midfield, with Marc Albrighton the expected starter on the opposite flank. Claude Puel has plenty of options in central midfield, with Matty James, Adrien Silva and Vicente Iborra battling it out for one spot alongside Wilfred Ndidi. Wes Morgan returned from injury in the FA Cup and he will push to replace Aleksandar Dragovic in central defence. Ben Chilwell and Danny Simpson are the favourites to fill the full-back positions, although Christian Fuchs provides the alternative to Chilwell at left-back.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  10. Liverpool

    Next Match: West Ham United (H)
    • Karius
    • Alexander-Arnold
    • Matip
    • van Dijk
    • Robertson
    • Henderson
    • Can
    • Milner
    • Salah
    • Firmino
    • Mane
    • Out:
      • Clyne
      • Ojo
      • Origi
    • Doubts:
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Providing one or two unnamed players recover from small issues as expected, Jurgen Klopp has plenty of options available for the visit of West Ham United to Anfield, though Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane all look assured starters in the attacking front three. Emre Can missed the 5-0 win over Porto in the UEFA Champions League due to suspension, but he, along with Jordan Henderson and James Milner, have recently been the favoured trio in central midfield. But Georginio Wijnaldum and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are also viable starters in the middle of the park. Andrew Robertson is expected to continue at left-back, despite the availability of Alberto Moreno, but Joe Gomez is back from injury and will challenge Trent Alexander-Arnold for the starting spot at right-back. Virgil van Dijk appears a probable starter in central defence, with either Joel Matip or Dejan Lovren set to partner the Dutchman. Nathaniel Clyne is back in light training, but remains some way off a first-team return.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  11. Manchester City

    Next Match: Arsenal (A)
    • Ederson
    • Walker
    • Otamendi
    • Laporte
    • Danilo
    • De Bruyne
    • Fernandinho
    • Silva
    • Sterling
    • Aguero
    • Sane
    • Out:
      • Mendy
    • Doubts:
      • de Jesus 25%
      • Sterling 75%
      • Touré 75%
    • Banned:
      • Delph
    • Latest News: Pep Guardiola will be without the suspended Fabian Delph for the trip to the Emirates, which comes four days after the two teams clash in the Carabao Cup final. Danilo is likely to deputise at left-back, with Oleksandr Zinchenko the other alternative. But Zinchenko has been favoured for home matches, so he may be held back for the visit of Chelsea to the Etihad in Gameweek 29 which follows three days later. The City boss has options in central defence, but after being rested against Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup, Nicolas Otamendi appears an assured starter. He will be partnered in central defence by one of Aymeric Laporte, John Stones or Vincent Kompany. David Silva returned in the FA Cup, and he could be favoured over Ilkay Gundogan in central midfield. Raheem Sterling is struggling with a muscle problem, and is a slight doubt for the cup final. But the extra time before the league clash means he may be okay to start at the Emirates. Leroy Sane got a further 45 minutes under his belt against the Latics as he continues to build up his match fitness and could start in place of Bernardo Silva in the front three. But the pair look set to share minutes over the three matches next week. Gabriel Jesus has completed three training sessions, and may feature in Sunday's final, meaning he could be an option to start against either Arsenal or Chelsea over the next two Gameweeks. It’s perhaps more likely the Brazilian is eased back into action, however, with Sergio Aguero likely to get the nod against the Gunners. Benjamin Mendy remains sidelined, but Yaya Toure is a minor doubt due to illness.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  12. Manchester United

    Next Match: Chelsea (H)
    • De Gea
    • Valencia
    • Smalling
    • Lindelof
    • Young
    • McTominay
    • Matic
    • Pogba
    • Lingard
    • Lukaku
    • Sanchez
    • Out:
      • Blind
      • Fellaini
      • Herrera
      • Ibrahimovic
      • Tuanzebe
    • Doubts:
      • Jones 25%
      • Rojo 25%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Jose Mourinho revealed Ander Herrera will miss the home meeting with Chelsea after being forced off with a muscle injury in the goalless draw with Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League, with the Spaniard facing a couple of weeks on the sidelines. The United boss played with a three-man midfield in Spain, so Paul Pogba should be recalled, perhaps alongside Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic. The United boss started with Juan Mata in the front three alongside Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez on Wednesday night, but the Spaniard could drop to the bench, with Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford the possible replacements. Phil Jones missed out in midweek due to a knock, and with Mourinho stating none of the players who were ruled out against Sevilla will be available to return, Victor Lindelof may again partner Chris Smalling in central defence, given Eric Bailly is short of match sharpness. After Ashley Young started in Spain, Luke Shaw may push for a recall at left-back. Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo and Marouane Fellaini remain sidelined. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back in training but is unlikely to feature.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  13. Newcastle United

    Next Match: Bournemouth (A)
    • Dubravka
    • Yedlin
    • Lascelles
    • Lejeune
    • Dummett
    • Ritchie
    • Shelvey
    • Diamé
    • Kenedy
    • Ayoze Pérez
    • Gayle
    • Out:
      • Gámez Duarte
      • Mitrovic
      • Saivet
      • Slimani
    • Doubts:
      • Clark 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Following the 1-0 victory over Manchester United, Rafa Benitez seems unlikely to make many changes for the trip to Bournemouth. Martin Dubravka and Florian Lejeune both impressed in that win, and should retain their starts. Ciaran Clark remains a doubt due to a knee injury, but even if he is available, he'll struggle to earn a recall. Matt Ritchie, Jonjo Shelvey, Mo Diame and Kenedy could line up across midfield once more, with the likes of Jacob Murphy, Isaac Hayden, Mikel Merino and Christian Atsu the main alternatives. Ayoze Perez is expected to continue in the support striker role behind lone forward Dwight Gayle, with Islam Slimani facing a couple of weeks out after suffering an injury setback this week. Joselu is the other attacking option available to Benitez. Jesus Gamez remains sidelined.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  14. Southampton

    Next Match: Burnley (A)
    • McCarthy
    • Cedric
    • Hoedt
    • Stephens
    • Bertrand
    • Romeu
    • Lemina
    • Ward-Prowse
    • Tadic
    • Boufal
    • Carrillo
    • Out:
      • Austin
      • Targett
      • Yoshida
    • Doubts:
      • Boufal 75%
      • Davis 25%
      • Long 25%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Sofiane Boufal is in contention to return for the trip to Burnley after missing the 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion in the FA Cup. Steven Davis remains a slight doubt, but Maya Yoshida has been ruled out for five weeks. Nathan Redmond was handed a recall last weekend and is an option retain his start alongside Dusan Tadic and James Ward-Prowse in the attacking midfield positions in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Guido Carrillo is set to continue as the lone striker, with Manolo Gabbiadini the main alternative. Shane Long remains doubtful due to a hamstring injury. Oriol Romeu only came on as a late substitute against the Baggies but he may replace Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and start alongside Mario Lemina at the base of midfield. The settled back four is expected to stay unchanged, particularly with Yoshida ruled out. Charlie Austin's hamstring injury keeps him sidelined.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  15. Stoke City

    Next Match: Leicester City (A)
    • Butland
    • Bauer
    • Zouma
    • Shawcross
    • Pieters
    • Allen
    • Fletcher
    • Ndiaye
    • Shaqiri
    • Diouf
    • Choupo-Moting
    • Out:
      • Crouch
      • Imbula
      • Ireland
      • Krkic
      • Muniesa
      • Tymon
    • Doubts:
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Peter Crouch will miss the trip to Leicester City due to an ongoing ankle injury, so Mame Biram Diouf looks set to continue as the central striker in a 4-3-3 system. Paul Lambert stated that there are one or two knocks among the squad which will be assessed on Friday, without revealing any names. The Potters boss has had a fairly settled starting XI since taking over at the bet365 Stadium, with Xherdan Shaqiri and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting likely to flank Diouf once again. Jese Rodriguez and Ramadan Sobhi are options to replace Choupo-Moting out wide, though. Darren Fletcher, Joe Allen and Badou Ndiaye could again form the three-man midfield, with Geoff Cameron and Charlie Adam the back-up options. Changes are also unlikely in defence, with Cameron, Glen Johnson and the fit-again Bruno Martins Indi providing cover. Stephen Ireland (calf) remains sidelined.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  16. Swansea City

    Next Match: Brighton and Hove Albion (A)
    • Fabianski
    • Naughton
    • van der Hoorn
    • Fernández
    • Mawson
    • Olsson
    • Dyer
    • Ki Sung-Yueng
    • Carroll
    • Clucas
    • Jordan Ayew
    • Out:
      • Bony
      • Britton
      • Fer
      • Luz Sanches
      • McBurnie
      • Montero
      • Rangel
    • Doubts:
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Alfie Mawson has returned to training after his knee locked during the warm-up before last weekend’s FA Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday and is available for the trip to Brighton & Hove Albion. Kyle Bartley is the other central defensive option available to the Swans boss should Mawson suffer any late setback. Carvalhal is expected to stick with his flexible 5-4-1/3-4-3 formation, with changes unlikely in what has been a settled starting XI. Andy King provides a possible alternative to Tom Carroll in central midfield, while Andre Ayew and Tammy Abraham are more attacking options to Sam Clucas and Nathan Dyer if Carvalhal moves more towards a 3-4-3 system. Leroy Fer and Wilfried Bony are long-term absentees, while Angel Rangel and Renato Sanches also remain sidelined. Leon Britton has returned to training, but won't feature this weekend.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  17. Tottenham Hotspur

    Next Match: Crystal Palace (A)
    • Lloris
    • Trippier
    • DSanchez
    • Vertonghen
    • Davies
    • Dier
    • Dembélé
    • Eriksen
    • Alli
    • Son
    • Kane
    • Out:
      • Janssen
    • Doubts:
      • Alderweireld 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Mauricio Pochettino revealed Toby Alderweireld is a doubt for the trip to Crystal Palace due to a leg injury. So Davinson Sanchez looks set to continue alongside Jan Vertonghen at the heart of the defence. With the replay against Rochdale coming three days after the visit to Selhurst Park, Danny Rose may play in the cup, with Ben Davies favoured at left-back against the Eagles. Kieran Trippier could be preferred to Serge Aurier at right-back. The rest of the Spurs side has a fairly settled look to it, with Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele the first-choice pairing at the base of midfield in the 4-2-3-1 formation. Victor Wanyama and Harry Winks provide other options in the middle of the park. Erik Lamela is pushing for minutes in place of Son Heung-min, but Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Harry Kane all appear sure starters.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  18. Watford

    Next Match: Everton (H)
    • Gomes
    • Mariappa
    • Prödl
    • Holebas
    • Janmaat
    • Doucouré
    • Capoue
    • Zeegelaar
    • Deulofeu
    • Deeney
    • Richarlison
    • Out:
      • Cathcart
      • Chalobah
      • Cleverley
      • Hoban
      • Kabasele
      • Kaboul
      • Mason
      • Success Ajayi
      • Wagué
      • Zárate
    • Doubts:
      • Britos 75%
      • Femenía Far 75%
      • Gomes 75%
      • Hughes 75%
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Javi Gracia has revealed that Heurelho Gomes, Miguel Britos, Will Hughes and Kiko Femenía have all resumed full training ahead of Watford’s home meeting with Everton and may be available to return. Gomes has missed the last four matches with a back injury, but could be ready to replace Orestis Karnezis in goal. Britos would be an option to start in central defence, while Femenia is a possible alternative to Daryl Janmaat at right wing-back. Roberto Pereyra, Andre Carrillo and Hughes are unlikely to displace either Gerard Deulofeu or Richarlison from the starting XI, while Troy Deeney is expected to continue as the central striker ahead of Andre Gray. Younes Kaboul, Craig Cathcart and Tom Cleverley remain sidelined, while Molla Wague and Nathaniel Chalobah are long-term absentees. Didier Ndong misses out due to personal reasons.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb
  19. West Bromwich Albion

    Next Match: Huddersfield Town (H)
    • Foster
    • Dawson
    • Hegazi
    • Evans
    • Gibbs
    • Phillips
    • Krychowiak
    • Barry
    • Brunt
    • Rodriguez
    • Rondón
    • Out:
      • Chadli
      • Morrison
      • Sturridge
      • Wilson
    • Doubts:
    • Banned:
    • Latest News: Daniel Sturridge will miss the home fixture against Huddersfield Town with a hamstring injury, but Kieran Gibbs and Jake Livermore are both available to return. Alan Pardew has opted for a 5-3-2 system in recent matches, but given the importance of the Terriers clash, he may revert back to a more attacking 4-4-2. That would allow Matt Phillips to start on the right side of midfield instead of as an attacking right wing-back, with Chris Brunt the likely starter on the opposite flank. James McClean, Oliver Burke and Sam Field provide other alternatives out wide. Salomon Rondon and Jay Rodriguez should continue in attack for the Baggies. Hal Robson-Kanu has missed the last five matches and remains a doubt. Having sat out the last three encounters, Livermore is lacking match fitness, and is only expected to be named among the substitutes. So Gareth Barry and Grzegorz Krychowiak look set to retain their starts in central midfield. In a four-man defence, Gareth McAuley is expected to drop to the bench, with Craig Dawson, Ahmed Hegazi, Jonny Evans and Gibbs the probable starters. James Morrison and Nacer Chadli both miss out again.

    • Last Updated Thu 22nd Feb
  20. West Ham United

    Next Match: Liverpool (A)
    • Adrián
    • Collins
    • Ogbonna
    • Cresswell
    • Zabaleta
    • Kouyaté
    • Noble
    • João Mário
    • Antonio
    • Arnautovic
    • Hernández
    • Out:
      • Burke
      • Carroll
      • Fernandes
      • Obiang
      • Oxford
      • Snodgrass
    • Doubts:
    • Banned:
      • Masuaku
    • Latest News: Manuel Lanzini is back in training following a hamstring injury ahead of the trip to Liverpool and could be available to come straight into the starting XI. If that is the case, David Moyes may be tempted to use the Argentine behind lone striker Marko Arnautovic in either a 3-5-1-1 or 3-4-2-1 system. The pair were influential in the 4-1 victory over Huddersfield Town before both succumbed to hamstring injuries. But that would mean no place in the starting XI for Chicharito, who has scored three goals in the last four matches. Alternatively, Lanzini could play in a slightly deeper midfield role next to Mark Noble and Cheikhou Kouyate, potentially putting Joao Mario’s start at risk in order to include Chicharito. Michail Antonio was used at left wing-back last time out, but with Winston Reid available, Aaron Cresswell would be an option to shift across to replace Antonio. Pablo Zabaleta, James Collins and Angelo Ogbonna appear likely starters elsewhere across the backline. Arthur Masuaku continues to serve his six-match suspension, while Edimilson Fernandes, Pedro Obiang and Andy Carroll remain out.

    • Last Updated Fri 23rd Feb