Premier League - Weekend team news: Liverpool sweat over Sturridge

All the team news ahead of Saturday and Sunday's Premier League matches.

Premier League - Sturridge starts on bench, Chelsea pick Kalas

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Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, pictured, knows each remaining league game will be tough


Southampton v Everton (12:45pm)

Jay Rodriguez remains sidelined for Southampton. Defender Sylvain Distin misses Everton's trip to Southampton with a hamstring injury.

Fulham v Hull City (3pm)

Fulham club-record signing Kostas Mitroglou has returned to training following a knee injury, but will not be in the squad on Saturday. Hull expect to have strikers Shane Long and Sone Aluko fit for their trip to relegation-threatened Fulham.

Stoke City v Tottenham (3pm)

Tottenham will be able to call upon captain Michael Dawson for Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash at Stoke. Oussama Assaidi will hope to push for a first Stoke start in two and a half months.

Swansea v Aston Villa (3pm)

Spanish striker Michu will be absent from the Swansea squad. Defender Joe Bennett is the only fresh injury concern for Aston Villa.

West Bromwich Albion v West Ham (3pm)

West Brom centre-back Gareth McAuley will undergo a late fitness test. West Ham midfielder Matt Taylor has been given compassionate leave to be with his ill daughter.

Manchester United v Norwich City (5:30pm)

Interim Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs will be without forward Robin van Persie for his first match in charge against Norwich on Saturday. Norwich will again be without Joseph Yobo.


Sunderland v Cardiff (12pm)

Striker Craig Bellamy is set to play a part for Cardiff. Striker Craig Bellamy is set to play a part for Cardiff.

Liverpool v Chelsea (2:05pm)

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge faces a late assessment. Jose Mourinho is considering wholesale changes.

Crystal Palace v Manchester City (4:10pm)

Marouane Chamakh and Kagisho Dikgacoi are both trying to shake off knocks. David Silva and winger Jesus Navas will both miss out of Manchester City with ankle injuries.

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