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Team news for this weekend's Premier League fixtures

 

Tottenham v Chelsea

Odds: Home 6-4 Draw 9-4 Away 7-4

Kick-off Today, 12.45pm (Sky Sports 2; Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news Scott Parker (Achilles) may be out till Christmas for Spurs, but Jake Livermore and Kyle Naughton return to contention. John Terry begins a four-game domestic suspension for Chelsea.

Fulham v Aston Villa

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

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news Dimitar Berbatov (hip/thigh) and Mladen Petric (calf) return for Fulham; Mahamadou Diarra (knee) could also be involved, but Bryan Ruiz (groin) is a doubt. Aston Villa include Stephen Ireland (arm) and Joe Bennett (leg) in their travelling squad.

Liverpool v Reading

Odds: Home 1-3 Draw 4-1 Away 9-1

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news Pepe Reina (hamstring) is a doubt for Liverpool, while Fabio Borini (foot) is out till the new year. Jonjo Shelvey returns from suspension. Reading await updates on Noel Hunt (heel), while Mikele Leigertwood (leg) has been passed fit.

Man United v Stoke

Odds: Home 2-7 Draw 9-2 Away 10-1

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news Ashley Young (knee) makes a comeback for Manchester United after two months out, as Chris Smalling (foot) remains out. Stoke will make late checks on Glenn Whelan (hamstring) and Michael Owen (groin). Andy Wilkinson returns.

Swansea v Wigan

Odds: Home 11-10 Draw 12-5 Away 5-2

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news Swansea could name an unchanged side. Kemy Agustien (calf) returns to contention. Wigan are without Antolin Alcaraz (groin) and Albert Crusat (knee), while Maynor Figueroa and Jean Beausejour are being monitored for fatigue.

West Brom v Man City

Odds: Home 4-1 Draw 11-4 Away 7-10

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news West Bromwich Albion have doubts over Youssouf Mulumbu, while Romelu Lukaku (ankle) returns. Manchester City miss midfielders David Silva and Jack Rodwell (both hamstring), along with Javi Garcia (thigh) and Maicon (foot).

West Ham v Southampton

Odds: Home 5-6 Draw 11-4 Away 16-5

Kick-off Today, 3pm (Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news Winston Reid (back) and Guy Demel (thigh) undergo late fitness tests for the home side, while Ricardo Vaz Te (shoulder) is missing. Gaston Ramirez (leg), Frazer Richardson (thigh) are out for Southampton, but Nathaniel Clyne returns.

Norwich v Arsenal

Odds: Home 11-2 Draw 16-5 Away 1-2

Kick-off Today, 5.30pm (ESPN; Highlights BBC 1, 10.30pm)

Team news Norwich will assess Robert Snodgrass (ankle). Laurent Koscielny (back), Kieran Gibbs (thigh) and Theo Walcott (chest) are out for Arsenal. Jack Wilshere and Emmanuel Frimpong may return.

Sunderland v Newcastle

Odds: Home 8-5 Draw 9-4 Away 15-8

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

Team news James McClean (groin) could return for Sunderland, but Titus Bramble (hip) is a doubt and Lee Cattermole is banned. Newcastle welcome back Fabricio Coloccini (hamstring) and Steven Taylor.

QPR v Everton

Odds: Home 9-4 Draw 12-5 Away 6-5

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

Team news QPR have doubts over Armand Traoré (fitness) and Fabio (hamstring), but Samba Diakité returns. Marouane Fellaini (knee) misses out for Everton, while Thomas Hitzlsperger will not feature.

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