Premier League team news
Stoke v Leicester bet 365 STADIUM, SATURDAY 12.30PM
Stoke captain Ryan Shawcross is an injury doubt for the visit of Leicester and Bruno Martins Indi is on hand to deputise. Leicester are waiting to see if left back Ben Chilwell will recover from a minor knee knock in time. Robert Huth (knee) continues to sit out while midfielder Matty James is also troubled by an Achilles problem problem ahead of Claude Puel’s second game in charge.
Newcastle v Bournemouth ST JAMES’ PARK, SATURDAY 3PM
As Amanda Staveley’s proposed take-over inches closer, Newcastle fans dream of Champions League nights. Meanwhile, their team could do with beating Bournemouth. With games against Huddersfield, Swansea and Burnley on the horizon, Simon Francis, Eddie Howe’s captain, has described November as “a make or break month”.
Swansea v Brighton LIBERTY STADIUM, SATURDAY 3PM
Swansea will make a late call on whether striker Wilfried Bony rejoins the squad after his hamstring injury. Leon Britton (illness), Martin Olsson (hamstring) and Renato Sanches (thigh) remain out but should return after the international break. Brighton manager Chris Hughton has midfielder Beram Kayal (broken leg) and striker Sam Baldock (calf) in contention to return.
Tottenham v Crystal Palace WEMBLEY STADIUM, SUNDAY NOON
Tottenham will be without Hugo Lloris and Toby Alderweireld after they sustained respective groin and hamstring injuries against Real Madrid on Wednesday. Harry Kane came through the match unscathed after shaking off his own hamstring problem. Mamadou Sakho and James McArthur will both be in contention for Crystal Palace.
Chelsea v Man Utd STAMFORD BRIDGE, SUNDAY 4.30PM
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante will be given every chance to return from a hamstring injury and he could be joined by former Leicester team-mate Danny Drinkwater, who could make his first Premier League start for the club. Manchester United look set to be without Jesse Lingard after he picked up a back problem during Tuesday’s Champions League win over Benfica, where he was substituted at half-time.
Huddersfield v West Brom JOHN SMITH’S STADIUM, SATURDAY 3PM
Huddersfield winger Rajiv van La Parra is available after recovering from a groin strain. West Brom midfielder Oliver Burke is fit after a hamstring injury. The £15 million summer buy has made just two appearances this season due to the persistent problem. James Morrison has seen a specialist in the Netherlands as he continues to battle an Achilles issue and is not expected to return.
Southampton v Burnley ST. MARY’S, SATURDAY 3PM
Burnley have lost just once on their travels this season and will go level on points with Chelsea and Arsenal if they win at St Mary’s. That might be easier said than done, with speculation growing that Sean Dyche is set to depart for Everton. Chris Wood faces a late fitness test on his hamstring, while Steven Defour should be available. For the hosts, Charlie Austin has recovered from a knock.
West Ham v Liverpool LONDON STADIUM, SATURDAY 5.30PM
A fortnight on from that thumping by Tottenham, Liverpool have a spring in their step again after successive 3-0 home wins over Huddersfield and Maribor. They won 4-0 at the London Stadium last season and will back themselves to overcome the absence of Philippe Coutinho against Slaven Bilic’s struggling West Ham side who have been hit by an injury crisis in defence.
Man City v Arsenal ETHIAD STADIUM, SUNDAY 2.15PM
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany remains on the sidelines with a calf injury, but manager Pep Guardiola hopes to have him back in training after the international break. Arsenal will hope Sead Kolasinac overcomes a hip injury after he limped out of the win over Swansea. Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Özil and Alexandre Lacazette are in line to return for the game at the Etihad Stadium.
Everton v Watford GOODISON PARK, SUNDAY 4.30PM
Defender Michael Keane is expected to recover from a foot problem but Everton will be without Cuco Martina, who has been given the all-clear after taking a bang to the head and neck during Everton’s Europa League loss to Lyon. Wayne Rooney, Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka all return to the squad after being rested in Europe. Watford captain Troy Deeney begins his three-match ban after admitting a charge of violent conduct.