Team news for this weekend's Premier League fixtures

 

Swansea v Everton

Odds: Home 2-1 Draw 23-10 Away 7-5

Kick-off Today, 12.45pm (Sky Sports 2; Highlights BBC 1, 10.20pm)

Team news Leon Britton (illness), Jonathan de Guzman, Ashley Williams and Danny Graham (all ankle) return for Swansea, but Chico Flores is banned. Everton miss Nikica Jelavic (knee).

Chelsea v Stoke City

Odds: Home 4-11 Draw 15-4 Away 8-1

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.20pm)

Team news Oscar (ankle) is expected to be included in the Chelsea squad, while Danny Sturridge and Marko Marin are nearing returns. Stoke have Andy Wilkinson suspended, although Jamie Ness (groin) has returned to training.

Southampton v Aston Villa

Odds: Home 7-5 Draw 23-10 Away 2-1

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.20pm)

Team news Gaston Ramirez and Maya Yoshida are in line for full Southampton debuts, while Guly do Prado may return to the squad. Aston Villa may hand Christian Benteke a first start, while Chris Herd and Fabian Delph are included in the squad.

West Bromwich v Reading

Odds: Home 8-11 Draw 11-4 Away 15-4

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.20pm)

Team news Peter Odemwingie is suspended for West Bromwich Albion, although Steven Reid (hamstring) could return. Alex McCarthy will keep Adam Federici (knee) out of the Reading goal, while Jimmy Kebe (hamstring) is nearing a comeback.

West Ham v Sunderland

Odds: Home 6-5 Draw 12-5 Away 12-5

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.20pm)

Team news Andy Carroll (hamstring) and Jack Coll-ison (knee) are out for West Ham but Matt Jarvis makes his home debut. Sunderland have doubts over Adam Johnson (thigh); Carlos Cuellar (hamstring), Phil Bardsley (ankle) and Wes Brown (knee) are out.

Wigan Athletic v Fulham

Odds: Home 7-5 Draw 23-10 Away 2-1

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.20pm)

Team news Antolin Alcaraz (groin) remains a doubt for Wigan after missing last weekend's loss at Manchester United. Bryan Ruiz and Mladen Petric return to the Fulham squad, but Mahamadou Diarra (knee) and Kieran Richardson (hip) miss out.

Liverpool v Man United

Odds: Home 17-10 Draw 23-10 Away 13-8

Kick-off Tomorrow, 1.30pm (Sky Sports 1; Highlights BBC 1, 10.25pm)

Team news Jonjo Shelvey is pushing for a start for Liverpool. Midfielder Ashley Young (knee) misses a further fortnight for Manchester United, although Wayne Rooney (leg) is nearing a return.

Newcastle v Norwich

Odds: Home 4-5 Draw 13-5 Away 7-2

Kick-off Tomorrow, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.25pm)

Team news Newcastle will recall Papiss Cissé (illness) and Cheick Tioté (calf), while Fabricio Coloccini (hamstring) could also return. Norwich manager Chris Hughton has no new worries, with Stephen Whittaker nearing a comeback.

Man City v Arsenal

Odds: Home 3-4 Draw 13-5 Away 15-4

Kick-off Tomorrow, 4pm (Sky Sports 1; Highlights BBC 1, 10.25pm)

Team news Manchester City miss Samir Nasri (ham-string), although Sergio Aguero (knee) returns. Wojciech Szczesny (ankle) is out for Arsenal; Jack Wils-here and Emmanuel Frimpong are short of fitness.

Tottenham v QPR

Odds: Home 4-9 Draw 100-30 Away 13-2

Kick-off Tomorrow, 4pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.25pm)

Team news Brad Friedel is expected to return for Spurs, while Emmanuel Adebayor (hamstring) and Kyle Naughton (foot) will undergo late tests. QPR are without Anton Ferdinand, Fabio (both hamstring) and Andy Johnson (ACL). Adel Taarabt is a doubt.

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