Lerma in line for first Cherries start
TODAY (All games 3pm unless stated)
Wolves (14) v Man City (1), 12.30pm
Adama Traore could be handed his full Wolves debut. Leander Dendoncker is close to full fitness after his move from Anderlecht in the summer but is unlikely to start and Ivan Cavaleiro (back) is out. Goalkeeper Aro Muric could be on the Manchester City bench after he was recalled from his loan at NAC Breda following Claudio Bravo’s Achilles injury. Fernandinho has recovered from a minor knock but Kevin De Bruyne (knee) and Danilo (ankle) are out.
Last five: Wolves WDLDL; Man City DWWWW
Top scorers: Jimenez & Neves (Wolves) 1; Aguero (Man City) 5
Match odds: H 9-1 D 6-1 A 2-9
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Bournemouth (6) v Everton (7) Bournemouth could hand a debut to club-record signing Jefferson Lerma after he came through an U21 game unscathed. Junior Stanislas (knee) and Kyle Taylor (muscle problem) sit out while Diego Rico completes a ban. Everton are without the injured Morgan Schneiderlin while Phil Jagielka serves the second game of a three-match ban. Summer arrivals Yerry Mina (foot) and Andre Gomes (hamstring) will not be available.
Last five: Bournemouth LWWWW; Everton WDLDW
Top scorers: Wilson (Bournemouth) 2; Richarlison (Everton) 3
Match odds: H 8-5 D 12-5 A 13-8
Referee: Lee Probert
Arsenal (17) v West Ham (19) Arsenal have no fresh injury concerns as Unai Emery looks for his first win as Gunners boss. Laurent Koscielny (Achilles), Sead Kolasinac (knee), Ainsley Maitland-niles (leg) and Carl Jenkinson (ankle) are missing, while Lucas Torreira pushes for his first start in midfield. West Ham are set to be without captain Mark Noble while Andy Carroll, Winston Reid and Manuel Lanzini are long-term absentees.
Last five: Arsenal WLWLL; West Ham WDWLL
Top scorers: Iwobi & Mkhitaryan (Arsenal) 1; Arnautovic (West Ham) 1
Match odds: H 4-11 D 4-1 A 13-2 Referee: Graham Scott
Huddersfield (20) v Cardiff (16) Huddersfield are at full strength, with changes likely after last week’s heavy defeat at Manchester City. Cardiff are again without Aron Gunnarsson. Lee Peltier is pushing to replace Bruno Ecuele Manga at right-back.
Last five: Huddersfield DDLLL; Cardiff LWDLD
Top scorers: Jon Stankovic (Huddersfield) 1; Cardiff na
Match odds: H 6-5 D 21-10 A 2310
Referee: Michael Oliver
Southampton (13) v Leicester (8)
Southampton could have Mohamed Elyounoussi available following a hamstring problem. Jannik Vestergaard has recovered from a virus. Jamie Vardy starts a three-match suspension after his red card in the win over Wolves last weekend. Matty James (Achilles) is out and Shinji Okazaki must prove his match fitness if he is to replace Vardy.
Last five: Southampton DWLDL; Leicester LWLLW
Top scorers: Ings (Southampton) 1; Maddison & Vardy (Leicester) 1
Match odds: H 7-5 D 21-10 A 2110
Referee: Jonathan Moss Liverpool (2) v Brighton (11), 5:30pm
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has to decide whether to name an unchanged side for their third Premier League match of the season. Defender Dejan Lovren is not expected to return from a pelvic problem until after next month’s international break. Brighton defender Lewis Dunk faces a late fitness test on an ankle injury, with summer signing Leon Balogun ready to deputise.
Last five: Liverpool DLWWW; Brighton WLLLW
Top scorers: Mane (Liverpool) 3; Dreyer, Duffy, Gross & Murray (Brighton) 1
Match odds: H 3-20 D 7-1 A 16-1
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Watford (4) v Crystal Palace (10), 1.30pm
Watford again have Stefano Okaka available for selection following his recovery from a leg injury. Nathaniel Chalobah and Gerard Deulofeu are not yet match fit while Miguel Britos has a knock and sits out alongside long-term absentee Tom Cleverley (Achilles). Crystal Palace are without Aaron Wan-bissaka, who serves a onematch ban after his red cad against Liverpool. Last five: Watford LWLWW; Crystal Palace WWWWL
Top scorers: Pereyra (Watford) 2; Schlupp & Zaha (Crystal Palace) 1
Match odds: H 6-4 D 11-5 A 15-8
Referee: Anthony Taylor
Fulham (18) v Burnley (15), 4pm Denis Odoi will be available for Fulham after the defender missed the defeats to Crystal Palace and Tottenham through suspension. Tim Ream, Alfie Mawson, and Floyd Ayite remain sidelined. Burnley boss Sean Dyche is set to bring several players back into the starting line-up after making six changes for Thursday’s Europa League defeat to Olympiakos. Matej Vydra may make his debut.
Last five: Fulham WWLLL; Burnley DLLDL
Top scorers: Mitrovic (Fulham) 1; Cork (Burnley) 2
Match odds: H 1-1 D 12-5 A 11-4
Referee: David Coote
Newcastle (12) v Chelsea (3), 4pm
Newcastle midfielder Isaac Hayden begins a three-match ban following his dismissal against Cardiff while Kenedy is ineligible to face his parent club. Eden Hazard is in line for his first start of the season after boss Maurizio Sarri said he is ready to play around 60 minutes. Cesc Fabregas looks set to miss out again with a knee problem.
Last five: Newcastle LLWLD; Chelsea WDLWW
Top scorers: Joselu (Newcastle) 1; Pedro (Chelsea) 2
Match odds: H 4-1 D 27-10 A 7-10
Referee: Paul Tierney
Man Utd (9) v Tottenham (5), 8pm
Alexis Sanchez, Nemanja Matic, and Antonio Valencia are possible options for Manchester United after returning from injury. Summer signing Diogo Dalot (knee) is also training. Ander Herrera, Sergio Romero and Marcos Rojo are United’s other injury issues.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has a decision to make over goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who was charged with drink-driving yesterday and will appear in court in September. Son Heung-min is still away on international duty with South Korea.
Last five: Man Utd LDWWL; Tottenham LWWWW
Top scorers: Paul Pogba (Man Utd) 2; Dele Alli, Harry Kane, Lucas Moura, Kieran Trippier & Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham) 1
Match odds: H 6-4 D 12-5 A 17-10
Referee: Craig Pawson