Weekend team news: Should Wenger risk the returning Flamini?

All the team news ahead of the weekend’s Premier League action, with Arsene Wenger mulling over whether to restoreMathieu Flamini to the Arsenal starting XI with his horror show against Southampton still fresh in the mind.
Saturday
Kick-offs at 15:00 UK time unless stated
WEST HAM V LIVERPOOL (12:45)
West Ham welcome back assist king Dimitri Payet after two months out with an ankle injury. Daniel Sturridge is absent from the Liverpool ranks, despite earlier reports suggesting he could play a part in London.
ARSENAL v NEWCASTLE UNITED
Mathieu Flamini is available again for Arsenal after sitting out the win over Bournemouth, although he may not feature after his abject display in the 4-0 drubbing at Southampton. Vurnon Anita is missing for Newcastle with a hamstring complaint.
LEICESTER CITY v BOURNEMOUTH
Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri could name an unchanged side following the hard-fought goalless draw against Manchester City. Bournemouth have no fresh injury concerns.
MANCHESTER UNITED v SWANSEA CITY
Jesse Lingard remains doubtful for Manchester United with a hamstring problem. Federico Fernandez is hoping to shrug off a bruised heel to feature for Swansea.
NORWICH CITY v SOUTHAMPTON
Andre Wisdom is nearing his Norwich return and could even feature on Saturday. Oriol Romeu is suspended for Southampton, while strikers Graziano Pelle (knee) and Jay Rodriguez (foot) are also out.
SUNDERLAND v ASTON VILLA
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce must juggle a defensive crisis, with Sebastian Coates, Wes Brown and John O’Shea doubtful and Younes Kaboul definitely sidelined. Aston Villa are without suspended duo Jordan Ayew and AshleyWestwood.
WEST BROM v STOKE CITY
West Brom are sweating over the fitness of Jonas Olsson and Victor Anichebe.Marc Muniesa and Stephen Ireland are nearing their Stoke returns, but are not expected to play at the Hawthorns.
WATFORD v MANCHESTER CITY (17:30)
Nathan Ake misses out for Watford through suspension. Manchester Citymust do without captain Vincent Kompany, who looks set to miss another four weeks with a calf injury.
Sunday
CRYSTAL PALACE V CHELSEA (13:30)
Crystal Palace are missing suspended midfielder Yohan Cabaye, while Diego Costa returns from his own ban for Chelsea.
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EVERTON V TOTTENHAM (16:00)
James McCarthy is out for Everton after suffering a recurrence of a hip injury.Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele has been ruled out for three weeks with a groin problem.

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