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Norwich vs Aston Villa – Match Preview

Norwich defender Andre Wisdom could be back after a hamstring injury but midfielder Matt Jarvis remains out with a knee injury. Manager Alex Neil has no other injury worries but is likely to rotate his squad after a busy festive period. Southampton midfielder Oriel Romeu is banned after picking up …

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Sunderland vs Aston Villa – Match Preview

Sunderland may lack defensive options, with Younes Kaboul out and John O’Shea and Sebastian Coates both doubts. Wes Brown will also be assessed after making his comeback from injury in midweek, while midfielders Jack Rodwell and Sebastian Larsson are sidelined. Aston Villa duo Jordan Ayew and Ashley Westwood serve one-game …

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Leicester vs Bournemouth – Match Preview

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy has been struggling with a virus this week but the Premier League’s joint top goalscorer is expected to play. Jeffrey Schlupp and Matty James remain the Foxes only certain absentees due to respective hamstring and knee problems. Bournemouth have reported no fresh injuries following defeat at Arsenal. …

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Manchester United vs Swansea – Match Preview

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard is a doubt with the hamstring injury that has kept him out for three weeks. Long-term absentees Antonio Valencia, Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo remain out. Swansea’s Federico Fernandez is still battling the bruised heel which saw him miss the draw at Crystal Palace. Caretaker manager …

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Arsenal vs Newcastle – Match Preview

Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini could play after a minor ankle injury. Alexis Sanchez remains out but is nearing a first-team return, while Jack Wilshire and Santi Cazorla are amongst a host of other absentees. Newcastle will be without midfielder Vernon Anita due to a hamstring injury. Goalkeeper Rob Elliot is …

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West Ham vs Liverpool – Match Preview

Dimitri Payet has been named in West Ham’s squad after two months out with an ankle injury. Aaron Cresswell faces a fitness test on his hamstring, while Nikica Jelavic, Winston Reid and Victor Moses are all back in training but not ready to play. Liverpool have injury-prone striker Daniel Sturridge …

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Sunderland vs Liverpool – Match Preview

Sunderland defender John O’Shea is struggling with a calf problem and could be replaced by Wes Brown, who has only made one appearance this season. Younes Kaboul remains sidelined by a hamstring injury that will keep him out for a number of weeks. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he won’t …

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Leicester vs Manchester City – Match Preview

Leicester’s two leading scorers Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were both substituted at Anfield on Boxing Day but are fit to face Manchester City. Danny Drinkwater could return from a hamstring injury. Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is unlikely to feature after suffering a recurrence of a calf injury against …

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Manchester United vs Chelsea – Match Preview

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney could be recalled after he was only named as a substitute against Stoke. Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger returns from suspension and defender Matteo Darmian could be available following a hamstring injury. Chelsea will be without striker Diego Costa, who is suspended for accumulating five bookings this …

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