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Arsenal v West Ham

England goalkeeper Seaman (bruised ribs) is Arsenal's latest injury worry and will almost certainly miss the match. Reserve goalkeeper Miller has been put on standby. West Ham striker Chapman, who lost his place last month, could return to the West Ham team to play against his former club.

Leeds United v Everton

Dorigo, the Leeds full-back is expected to miss the game after suffering a recurrence of Achilles tendon trouble. His place will be taken by either Pemberton or Sharp. Angell, the Everton striker, is under threat from Rideout, who came through a reserve game in midweek.

Liverpool v Norwich City

Jones, Whelan and Thomas are available for Liverpool after recovering from injury. The only certain absentees will be McManaman (back) and Wright (knee). Ekoku returns to the Norwich side after returning from international duty with Nigeria.

Manchester City v Chelsea

Curle is ruled out of Manchester City's line-up, the City skipper has a hamstring injury. Coton will replace Dibble in goal after missing the last six matches following a knee operation. Cascarino, the Chelsea striker, could return after coming through a reserve game.

Oldham v Sheffield Wed

Oldham give a late fitness test to defender Jobson (shoulder). Norwegian international Halle (cracked rib) is definitely out but the team are boosted by the return of Bernard. Full-back Pointon, out of favour for the last two games, is also included in the squad. Wednesday expect to name an unchanged side.

QPR v Swindon Town

Ferdinand, carried off against Blackburn last week, could return to QPR's attack. The England striker feared a serious leg injury but nothing worse than bad bruising was diagnosed. Swindon have goalkeeping problems, with Digby and on- loan Heald both ruled out.

Sheffield Utd v Newcastle Utd

Former Newcastle winger Carr could return after recovering from a hamstring problem but Sheffield's biggest doubt is centre-half Gayle (knee). Beesley stands by. Newcastle's record goalscorer Cole is doubtful with a damaged ankle.

Southampton v Aston Villa

Southampton welcome back Le Tissier, Dowie and Benali from suspension. Villa may give McGrath a chance to return for his first match for five weeks.

Wimbledon v Tottenham Hotspur

Fashanu (back and leg injuries) may miss his much publicised rematch with Tottenham defender Mabbutt. But the Dons' assistant manager Burton has dismissed reports that injuries have already forced the striker out. Tottenham hope to name the team which beat Southampton.


Ipswich v Manchester Utd

Ipswich midfielder Williams is back in the team after recovering from a pulled muscle. Ince is struggling to recover from a groin strain and is Manchester United's main worry.