Premier League - Team news: Adebayor in line for shock return

All the team news ahead of the weekend's Premier League fixtures, with Emmanuel Adebayor possibly set to play for Tottenham against Manchester City.

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Premier League - Team news: Adebayor in line for shock return

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Emmanuel Adebayor of Tottenhan Hotspur controls the ball during the Barclays Asia Trophy Semi Final match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland (Getty Images)

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West Ham v Chelsea - 17:30

Razvan Rat is doubtful with a hamstring injury sustained on international duty with Romania; Chelsea will be without striker Fernando Torres due to an adductor muscle injury.


Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur - 13:30

Captain Vincent Kompany (thigh) remains on the sidelines while David Silva and striker Stevan Jovetic (calf) are also still sidelined; Andre Villas-Boas has revealed that striker Emmanuel Adebayor could make his first appearance of the season.

Cardiff City v Manchester United - 16:00

Striker Andreas Cornelius returns from an ankle injury for Cardiff; David Moyes must decide whether Nemanja Vidic will be fit enough to skipper his team. Vidic needed hospital treatment after suffering concussion against Arsenal immediately prior to the international break.


West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa - 20:00

West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka could make his return to first-team action; Christian Benteke is a doubt for Villa.

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