Premier League - Team News: Toure back for City

All Sunday and Monday's Premier League team news, with Manuel Pellegrini receiving a boost.

Premier League - Team News: Toure back for City

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Manuel Pellegrini is not thinking beyond Manchester City's Capital One Cup semi-final against West Ham

Newcastle United v Manchester City 14:05

Goalkeeper Tim Krul and midfielder Yohan Cabaye could both return. However, full-back Davide Santon is a doubt with a thigh problem. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is fit

Stoke City v Liverpool 16:10

Goalkeeper Jack Butland could make his first Premier League start though Thomas Sorensen is back in training. Robert Huth (knee) also trained with the first team this week but may not be ready, and Andy Wilkinson (heel) remains sidelined. Striker Daniel Sturridge is set to return to the Liverpool squad after seven weeks on the sidelines. Daniel Agger has been ruled out for three to four weeks with a calf strain, but Mamadou Sakho is back after a hamstring injury.


Aston Villa v Arsenal 20:00

Aston Villa will assess the condition of defenders Ron Vlaar and Nathan Baker. Gabriel Agbonlahor and goalkeeper Brad Guzan are fit despite having had niggles. Arsenal expect to have forward Olivier Giroud back from an ankle problem and illness. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, fit again following his own serious knee injury, could be back in the squad.

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