Premier League - Weekend team news: Problems for Pellegrini

All the team news ahead of the weekend's Premier League fixtures, with Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini already short of numbers.

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Click on the games for full team news, manager quotes and match stats.


Fulham v Arsenal (12:45)

Arsenal's injury problems have eased somewhat but Laurent Koscielny is suspended and Mikel Arteta and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain both miss out.

Everton v West Bromwich Albion (15:00)

West Brom will be without Nicolas Anelka, with the striker having been given indefinite compassionate leave following the death of his agent Eric Manasse.

Hull City v Norwich City (15:00)

New signings Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore are expected to make their first start for Hull City. Norwich have Johan Elmander to call upon following his arrival this week.

Newcastle United v West Ham United (15:00)

Andy Carroll is denied the chance to face his former side as he is still struggling with an ankle injury; Newcastle are undecided as to whether Yohan Cabaye should play following interest from Arsenal.

Southampton v Sunderland (15:00)

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed new signing Pablo Osvaldo is in contention to play some part; Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio looks set to keep faith with central defender Valentin Roberge.

Stoke City v Crystal Palace (15:00)

Winger Jason Puncheon could go straight into Crystal Palace's side for Saturday's trip to Stoke.

Aston Villa v Liverpool (17:30)

Suspended Liverpool striker Luis Suarez remains the only notable absentee for his side; Aston Villa should have defender Ciaran Clark available. Clark was forced off in the first half of the 2-1 loss at Chelsea.


Cardiff City v Manchester City (16:00)

Manchester City are without Vincent Kompany after the defender was sidelined for a month with a groin problem; Andreas Cornelius could make his debut for Cardiff.

Tottenham Hotspur v Swansea City (16:00)

Left-back Ben Davies may return for Swansea after missing out against Petrolul Ploiesti in the Europa League through injury.


Manchester United v Chelsea (20:00)

All eyes are on Wayne Rooney as David Moyes decides whether to start the striker against the club that are hoping to sign him before the window closes.

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