Diego Costa set to return for Chelsea-All the team news ahead of the weekend’s action in the Premier League

All the team news ahead of the weekend’s action in the Premier League, with Diego Costa set to return to boost champions Chelsea.

Tottenham v Liverpool (12:45pm)

Cruciate knee ligament injuries to striker Danny Ings and defender Joe Gomez have further restricted the options available to new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Ryan Mason (knee), Nabil Bentaleb (ankle) and Eric Dier (suspended) are all out for Spurs.


West Bromwich Albion v Sunderland

Jonny Evans, James Morrison, Saido Berahino and Salomon Rondon are all doubts for West Brom. New Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce will be without suspended duo Jeremain Lens and Sebastian Coates for his first game in charge.

Southampton v Leicester City

Nathan Dyer could return for Leicester. Southampton will be without Shane Long after the forward injured ankle ligaments while on international duty with the Republic of Ireland.

Chelsea v Aston Villa

Striker Diego Costa is available for Chelsea, but right-back Branislav Ivanovic is out. Aston Villa forward Gabby Agbonlahor continues to be sidelined with a calf injury.

Manchester City v Bournemouth

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero (hamstring) faces at least a month out while left-back Aleksandar Kolarov (leg) and playmaker David Silva (ankle) will be sidelined for a fortnight after a costly international break. Following surgery on an ankle injury, Bournemouth captain Tommy Elphick became the latest absentee for Bournemouth and will remain unavailable for at least the coming eight week.

Crystal Palace v West Ham United

Midfielders Mile Jedinak, Lee Chung-yong and Jordon Mutch, and defender Damien Delaney, are all fully fit for Crystal Palace following the international break. West Ham can welcome back Andy Carroll, Enner Valencia and Angelo Ogbonna.

Everton v Manchester United

Key defensive duo John Stones and Seamus Coleman are set to make their Everton returns. Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has overcome an ankle injury and is fit to play, but winger Ashley Young is out with a calf injury.

Watford v Arsenal (5:30pm)

Arsenal will check on the fitness of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez. Watford winger Ikechi Anya, midfielder Valon Behrami and defender Allan Nyom are all in line to feature.


Newcastle United v Norwich City (4pm)

Norwich expect to have playmaker Wes Hoolahan available. Norwich striker Gary Hooper has stepped up his rehabilitation from an ankle injury.

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