Liverpool v Man Utd (Saturday, 12:45)
LIVERPOOL HAVE A fully fit squad to choose from as they entertain Manchester United in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday.
Steven Gerrard is set for his first start of the season after three substitute appearances, while Glen Johnson, Daniel Agger, Martin Kelly and Fabio Aurelio are all in contention.
Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson must decide whether to recall captain Nemanja Vidic to play a team he has been sent off against three times in the Premier League. He made his return from a calf injury for Serbia against Slovakia earlier this week.
Tom Cleverley (foot) and Rafael (shoulder) are the only players missing from United’s squad.
Liverpool (from): Reina, Kelly, Carragher, Skrtel, Enrique, Adam, Lucas, Kuyt, Gerrard, Downing, Suarez, Doni, Agger, Johnson, Coates, Robinson, Spearing, Henderson, Rodriguez, Carroll, Bellamy.
Manchester United (from): De Gea, Lindegaard, Amos, Smalling, Jones, Evans, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Fabio, Valencia, Nani, Anderson, Carrick, Fletcher, Park, Giggs, Young, Rooney, Hernandez, Welbeck, Berbatov, Owen.
Man City v Aston Villa (Saturday, 15:00)
Striker Sergio Aguero will miss Manchester City’s clash with Aston Villa on Saturday, even though he is close to recovering from a minor groin injury. The Argentinian will likely be kept for Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Villareal.
Mario Balotelli is likely to partner Edin Dzeko, with Carlos Tevez still in limbo after his recent indiscretions.
Owen Hargreaves could make his first league start for City.
Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor is likely to start after overcoming a back problem, while Stephen Ireland (foot) and Barry Bannan (Achilles) plus defender James Collins (foot) are also expected to be available.
Nathan Delfouneso and Jermaine Jenas miss out, however.
Manchester City (from): Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Kolarov, Milner, Richards, Savic, Clichy, K Toure, Y Toure, Johnson, Silva, Barry, Nasri, De Jong, Hargreaves, Balotelli, Dzeko, Pantilimon.
Aston Villa (from): Given, Guzan, Hutton, Collins, Dunne, Clark, Warnock, Beye, Herd, Delph, Petrov, Ireland, Bannan, Albrighton, Gardner, Bent, Heskey, Agbonlahor, N’Zogbia.
Norwich v Swansea (Saturday, 15:00)
Leon Britton will boost Swansea by returning for the trip to Carrow Road to face Norwich, though he may be benched as Joe Allen, Mark Gower and Wayne Routledge impressed against Stoke.
Ashley Williams and Garry Monk remain Brendan Rodgers’ only fit centre-halves, with Alan Tate and Steven Caulker out in the long term.
Norwich boss Paul Lambert has no fresh injury concerns. Andrew Crofts is available despite picking up a knock while playing for Wales.
Elliott Ward, Daniel Ayala and James Vaughan are all still out with knee injuries, and the match is likely to come too early for hamstring injury victim Zak Whitbread.
Norwich (from): Ruddy, Tierney, Barnett, R Martin, Naughton, Fox, Johnson, Hoolahan, Crofts, Pilkington, Holt, Bennett, Morison, C Martin, de Laet, Surman, Rudd.
Swansea (from): Vorm, Williams, Taylor, Britton, Graham, Sinclair, Dyer, Dobbie, Routledge, Monk, Lita, Moore, Bessone, Moreira, Rangel, Allen, Tremmel, Gower, Richards, Lucas.
QPR v Blackburn (Saturday, 15:00)
Danny Gabbidon will miss QPR’s Premier League encounter with Blackburn on Saturday with a knee injury sustained against Wolves.
Armand Traore is back after a one-match ban, while Kieron Dyer is out with a foot injury.
Steve Kean has a number of injury concerns for Blackburn.
Morten Gamst Pedersen came back from international duty with a tight hamstring, while David Goodwillie suffered poisoning while away with Scotland.
Ryan Nelsen still has a knee injury, while David Dunn has had an injection to alleviate a calf muscle problem. Vince Grella has a hip injury.
QPR (from): Kenny, Derry, Hall, Taarabt, Traore, Campbell, Bothroyd, Faurlin, Buzsaky, Orr, Connolly, Barton, Young, Smith, Helguson, Murphy, Wright-Phillips, Ferdinand, Puncheon.
Blackburn (from): Robinson, Samba, Dann, Salgado, Givet, Hoilett, Lowe, Nzonzi, Formica, Yakubu, Bunn, Hanley, Grella, Pedersen, Petrovic, Rochina, Goodwillie, Roberts, Vukcevic, Slew.
Stoke v Fulham (Saturday, 15:00)
Stoke manager Tony Pulis is waiting on winger Matthew Etherington ahead of the visit of Fulham. Etherington is having an injection of sugar in his back to cure the problem.
Kenwyne Jones, Jermaine Pennant and Marc Wilson are also doubtful for the game, while Wilson Palacios, Ricardo Fuller and Danny Higginbotham are definitely out.
Glenn Whelan could be rested.
Fulham boss Martin Jol will have to do without both Bryan Ruiz and Philippe Senderos, though Aaron Hughes returns after a groin injury.
Stoke (from): Begovic, Wilson, Huth, Shawcross, Upson, Wilkinson, Woodgate, Whelan, Whitehead, Etherington, Walters, Sorensen, Shotton, Arismendi, Pennant, Delap, Crouch, Jones, Jerome, Nash.
Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Hughes, Hangeland, Baird, J Riise, Kelly, Briggs, Sidwell, Duff, Kasami, Murphy, Dempsey, Dembele, Zamora, Etheridge, Briggs, Grygera, Gecov, Sa, Johnson.
Wigan v Bolton (Saturday, 15:00)
Winger Albert Crusat and defender Steve Gohouri return for the visit of Bolton on Saturday, while James McCarthy will be assessed after a bout of tonsilitis.
Hugo Rodallega is unlikely to be risked despite making some good progress in his return from a knee injury.
Jussi Jaaskelainen should be fit to return for Bolton in place of the hapless Adam Bogdan, while Gael Kakuta, Ivan Klasnic and David Wheater are all back from ineligibility and suspension.
Wigan (from): Al Habsi, Caldwell, Figueroa, Gohouri, Boyce, Lopez, Watson, Diame, Moses, Gomez, Di Santo, Jones, Stam, Van Aanholt, McArthur, McCarthy, Thomas, Sammon, Maloney, Crusat, McManaman.
Bolton (from): Jaaskelainen, Wheater, Steinsson, Cahill, Knight, Eagles, Robinson, Muamba, Reo-Coker, Petrov, K Davies, Klasnic, Tuncay, Bogdan, Gardner, M Davies, Pratley, Ngog, Blake, Kakuta, Boyata.
Chelsea v Everton (Saturday, 17:30)
Fernando Torres serves the second match of his three game suspension as Chelsea face Everton, while David Luiz is likely to be rested after playing twice for Brazil in the last week.
Hilario is still recovering from a hip and a back injury, while Michael Essien is a long term absentee with a knee problem.
Jack Rodwell should feature for Everton after having his red card against Liverpool rescinded, while David Moyes must check on Tim Cahill, John Heitinga and Leon Osman, who all have unspecified injury problems.
Chelsea (from): Cech, Ivanovic, Bosingwa, Alex, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Cole, McEachran, Mikel, Romeu, Ramires, Lampard, Meireles, Mata, Malouda, Drogba, Anelka, Sturridge, Lukaku, Kalou, Turnbull.
Everton (from): Howard, Heitinga, Hibbert, Neville, Distin, Jagielka, Baines, Barkley, Fellaini, Osman, Rodwell, Drenthe, Cahill, Stracqualursi, Mucha, Bilyaletdinov, Vellios, Gueye, Saha, Coleman, Hahnemann.
West Brom v Wolverhampton (Sunday, 12:00)
Peter Odemwingie is a doubt to face Wolves at the Hawthorns with a foot problem, with both Simon Cox and Somen Tchoyi in contention to replace the Nigerian.
Steven Reid has a fractured hand and may not play, so Billy Jones may come in for his first Premier League start at right-back.
Steven Fletcher and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake are both out so Kevin Doyle is Wolves’ only fully fit striker, while left-back George Elokobi is also out with an ankle injury.
West Brom (from): Foster, Fulop, Jones, Jara, Olsson, McAuley, Dawson, Tamas, Mattock, Shorey, Brunt, Morrison, Mulumbu, Scharner, Dorrans, Thomas, Tchoyi, Odemwingie, Long, Cox, Fortune.
Wolves (from): Hennessey, Stearman, Johnson, Berra, Ward, Hunt, Henry, O’Hara, Jarvis, Doyle, Hammill, Guedioura, Milijas, De Vries, Vokes, Edwards, Doherty, Craddock, Zubar, Ebanks-Blake.
Arsenal v Sunderland (Sunday, 13:30)
Carl Jenkinson is likely to replace Bacary Sagna for the visit of Sunderland, with the French international out for around three month with a fractured fibula.
Laurent Koscielny and Johan Djourou are fit, while Tomas Rosicky should be available after suffering a minor groin injury for the Czech Republic.
Thomas Vermaelen is two weeks away from a return, while Abou Diaby is back in training but not yet ready to play.
Jack Wilshere is out until the New Year.
Connor Wickham and Ji Dong-won are both vying to replace Nicklas Bendtner, who can not face his parent club.
Phil Bardsley completes a four-match ban, while Titus Bramble is under a club suspension after his recent arrest. Craig Gordon and Fraizer Campbell are nowhere to be seen with their knee injuries.
Arsenal (from): Szczesny, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Song, Frimpong, Jenkinson, Ramsey, Arteta, Gervinho, Van Persie, Walcott, Fabianski, Park, Santos, Benayoun, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Djourou, Rosicky, Arshavin, Chamakh, Miquel, Squillaci.
Sunderland (from): Mignolet, Westwood, O’Shea, Brown, Richardson, Turner, Laing, Cattermole, Gardner, Vaughan, Larsson, Colback, Elmohamady, Meyler, Sessegnon, Wickham, Ji, McClean, Cook.
Newcastle v Tottenham (Sunday, 16:00)
Emmanuel Adebayor will have a fitness before Sunday’s trip to St James’ Park to play Newcastle. The former Arsenal and Manchester City striker suffered a hamstring injury two weeks ago against the Gunners.
Rafael van der Vaart is likely to overcome his own hamstring niggle, but Sandro (calf) and Aaron Lennon (groin) are both doubtful. Niko Kranjcar looks set to be out for a while with a torn thigh muscle.
Vedran Corluka is out with a foot injury, while William Gallas (calf), Michael Dawson (Achilles) and Tom Huddlestone (ankle) remain sidelined.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew saw all of his internationals come back unscathed, including France midfielder Yohan Cabaye and Senegalese striker Demba Ba.
Mike Williamson (broken arm) remains on the sidelines.
Newcastle (from): Krul, Harper, Simpson, R Taylor, Santon, Ferguson, Coloccini, S Taylor, Tiote, Cabaye, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Obertan, Gosling, Guthrie, Ben Arfa, Abeid, Vuckic, Ba, Lovenkrands, Best, Sammy Ameobi.
Tottenham (from): Gomes, Friedel, Cudicini, Bale, Kaboul, Bassong, Walker, King, Assou-Ekotto, Rose, Parker, Modric, Livermore, Townsend, Carroll, Lennon, Falque, Sandro, Pienaar, Pavlyuchenko, Defoe, Dos Santos, Adebayor, Van der Vaart.