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Preview: this weekend’s Premier League action.

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8 matches take place on Saturday with 2 more spread over Sunday and Monday

The international break is finally concluding and the Premier League is on the horizon.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Liverpool 12:45 BT Sport

This game is no doubt the biggest of the weekend with Jurgen Klopp taking charge of Liverpool for the first time. Both teams have had a slow start to the season which ultimately seen the end of Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool.  Tottenham have Harry Kane who is in form scoring during the international break as well as youngster Delle Alli looking to make an impact.

Tottenham still hoost a few injuries in the squad  Son Bentaleb and Mason are all expected to miss the game.

Liverpool are looking to return Coutinho to starting 11 after a groin injury.LOvern and Firmino look to just miss out on the fixture with long term absentee Henderson still sidelined.

Liverpool have drawn 5 out of there 6 games including Everton and Carlisle before beating the latter on penalties.

Chelsea vs Aston Villa

A must win game for both teams after both starting the league in poor fashion. Jose Mourinho is adamant he won’t leave Stamford Bridge unless he is sacked. Villa fans continue to pressure Tim Sherwood after only winning once this season, on the opening day of the season against Bournemouth.

David Moyes is rumoured to be replacing the former Premier League winner.

Chelsea have been well documented this season and will desperate to pick up 3 points.

Aston Villa hope to have a late squad boost with Traore,Agbonlahor facing late fitness tests.

Chelsea still have Courtois out joined by Ivanovic.

Crystal Palace vs West Ham

Crystal Palace head into the derby winning their last 3 games in all competitions, this has resulted in The Eagles currently sitting 4th in the league.West Ham have had a sensational start to the season with away wins at Manchester City,Arsenal etc. The last 2 games has seen The Hammers draw 2-2 against relegation candidates.

West Ham have various players which could return to the squad after injury. Late fitness tests will be carried out on: Carroll. Reid,Song and Ogbonna.

Crystal Palace will hope Conor Wickham will be available for the clash. Ward and Delaney will face late fitness tests.

The last time the 2 teams met Crystal came up on top winning 3-1.

Everton vs Manchester United

Another big game for Everton as they host Manchester United at Goodison Park. Fantastic starts from both teams will make the game a great spectacle.

Manchester United boost a big injury list with: Rooney, Rojo, Schweinsteiger, Carrick  all facing late fitness tests. Luke Shaw remains a long term injury.

Everton hope to welcome Cleverly and Stones back to the squad where as Baines and Pienaar are still injured.

Mancester City vs Bournemouth

A big test for The Cherries as they travel to Etihad. Bournemouth have had a shaky start to the season with a notable victory over West Ham.

Manchester City have a few injury concerns going into the game. Players such as: Aguero, Silva,Toure and Delph are likely to miss out.

Bournemouth also have their own injuries Wilson Mings and Gradel are all to miss out.

Southampton vs Leicester

Southampton host high flying Leicester City in a mid table clash. Both teams have made good starts to the season with Southampton scoring 12 goals in their last 3 games.

Southampton’s injury list contains long term injured Fraser Forster with Long and Clasie set to just miss out.

Leicester have done well to avoid injuries and only have 2 players ruled out, Dyer and James.

Last time the 2 teams met Leicester ran out victors winning 2-0 at the KingPower.

West Brom vs Sunderland

This game is a must win for beoth sides as they fight another relegation battle. Sunderland have recently announced the appointment of Sam Allardyce.

Sunderland have near enough a full squad available for the fixture, Kaboul is expected to return and Matthews remains doubtful.

West Brom boast a few injuries with Olsson,Evans and Morrison pushing for a return to the squad.  Ben Foster remains a long term injury.

Last time the 2 teams met neither could score resulting in a 0-0 draw.

Watford vs Arsenal 17:30 Sky Sports 1

The 2nd London Derby of the weekend is at Vicrage Road where Watford take on Arsenal. The Hornets have had a solid start to the season  as they fight for survival in their first season back in the league.

Arsenal will be hoping Koscieny returns. Rosicky, Welbeck remain long term injured.

Watford have a lengthy injury list with Nyom and Behrami expected to return this weekend.

Last team the both teams met Arsenal won 2-1.

Sunday

Newcastle vs Norwich 16:00 Sky Sports 1..

Another bottom of the table clash. Steve Mclarens Newcastle are desperate to improve their fortunes. Norwich on the otherhand are enjoying there return to the Premier League.

 

Newcastle’s injury crisis continues to get worse with Krul ruled out until January during the week. Colback, Janmatt and Haidara are all likely to return.

Norwich expect to welcome Hooper back to their strike force whilst Mulumbu remains injured.

The last time the 2 team met the game resulted in a 0-0 draw.

 

Monday

Swansea vs Stoke 8:00 Sky Sports 1

Monday night football comes from The Liberty Stadium as Swansea take on Stoke, both teams will be looking to improve on their recent room.

Stoke will be without Given, Diouf and Shawcross as they travel to Wales.

Swansea have no injury concerns heading into the game.

Swansea ran out victors in the last meeting between the 2 teams, winning 2-0

 

 

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