Premier League - Team news: Chelsea target top spot without Hazard

All the team news ahead of the Easter weekend's Premier League fixtures.

Premier League - Team news: Chelsea target top spot without Hazard

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Eden Hazard must make a return to full training to be considered for Tuesday's Champions League trip to Atletico Madrid


Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham (12:45)

Mousa Dembele is back to face his former club, with Spurs missing Jan Vertonghen (ankle). Kyle Walker (pelvis), Michael Dawson (hamstring), Erik Lamela (back), Roberto Soldado (hamstring) and Etienne Capoue (foot). Fulham must make do without Lewis Holtby, who is on loan from Spurs.

Aston Villa v Southampton (15:00)

Christian Benteke, Libor Kozak, Charles N'Zogbia, Jores Okore, Nicklas Helenius and Gary Gardner are all out for Villa, who welcome back Leandro Bacuna. Saints keeper Artur Boruc returns from a back proble, but Maya Yoshida (knee) and Gaston Ramirez (ankle) are out.

Cardiff City v Stoke City (15:00)

Neither side has any fresh worries as Cardiff seek to get a vital win in the relegation battle, with Stoke effectively safe.

Newcastle United v Swansea City (15:00)

Swansea will be without suspended defender Chico Flores, while Michu faces a late fitness test; Toon are without Moussa Sissoko but French stars Loic Remy, Mathieu Debuchy and Hatem Ben Arfa could all return.

West Ham United v Crystal Palace (15:00)

The match will be played in a sombre mood following the death of Hammers youth team player Dylan Tombides. West Ham welcome back Kevin Nolan, James Collins and Joey O'Brien. Palace's Marouane Chamakh, Joel Ward and Yannick Bolasie face late fitness tests.

Chelsea v Sunderland (17:30)

Eden Hazard continues to miss out but otherwise Chelsea have no worries; Sunderland are without Phil Bardsley (banned), Liam Bridcutt (personal reasons), Ki Sung-yueng (knee), Carlos Cuellar (hamstring), Keiren Westwood (shoulder) and Steven Fletcher (ankle).


Norwich City v Liverpool (12:00)

Daniel Sturridge is likely to miss the game (hamstring) while Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is also without suspended midfielder Jordan Henderson.

Hull City v Arsenal (14:05)

Hull strikers Shane Long and Nikica Jelavic will feature after being cup tied for the FA Cup semi-final; they face Arsenal in the final, so this is a mini rehearsal. Arsenal could have record signing Mesut Ozil back from a hamstring injury, while Mathieu Flamini is back from a ban.

Everton v Manchester United (16:10)

Wayne Rooney returns to face his former club, but Robin van Persie and Rafael are out; Everton are without midfield duo Steven Pienaar and Darron Gibson (both knee).


Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion (20:00)

Manchester City pair David Silva and Jesus Navas are doubts with ankle problems, while Yaya Toure has a minor leg injury. West Brom defender Jonas Olsson and midfielder James Morrison are doubts.

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