ASTON VILLA V SWANSEA
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has a fully-fit squad for the first time this season. Gabby Agbonlahor (calf) and Ciaran Clark (thigh) are available again for the Premier League strugglers, while Jores Okore (knee) could come into contention against Swansea as the defender looks to make his first appearance of the season. Swansea will give a late fitness test on Wayne Routledge’s calf injury that kept him out of Monday’s defeat against Stoke.
LEICESTER V CRYSTAL PALACE
Leicester will have both Jamie Vardy and Jeff Schlupp available for the visit of Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew could give a rare start to either Patrick Bamford or Fraizer Campbell
NORWICH V WEST BROM
Norwich midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu will not be rushed back into first-team against against former club West Brom on Saturday following recovery from a fractured metatarsal after playing for the Academy side in midweek. West Brom will check on James Morrison ahead of the trip to Norwich.
WEST HAM V CHELSEA
West Ham will be without Victor Moses and Winston Reid when they host Chelsea. Winger Moses is ineligible to face the Blues as he is on loan from Stamford Bridge, and defender Reid has not quite shaken off the knock which kept him out of the 3-1 win at Crystal Palace last weekend. Chelsea have no fresh fitness concerns for Saturday’s Premier League clash at West Ham. Striker Loic Remy and forward Pedro did not travel for Tuesday’s Champions League Group G clash at Dynamo Kiev due to minor injuries and are again absent.
STOKE V WATFORD
Stoke boss Mark Hughes will make late calls on whether striker Mame Diouf and captain Ryan Shawcross are ready to play in Saturday’s Barclays Premier League home clash with Watford. Watford midfielder Valon Behrami faces a race against time to be fit for Saturday’s Barclays Premier League visit to Stoke.
ARSENAL V EVERTON
Arsenal will be missing Aaron Ramsey for Saturday’s Premier League clash against Everton, but Theo Walcott looks certain to retain his place at the focal point of the team. Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley is in contention to make his first-team return at Arsenal on Saturday as Roberto Martinez’s squad nears full fitness.