EPL-Team news…

SATURDAY

MANCHESTER CITY v SUNDERLAND – 12:45

City have doubts over midfielders Javi Garcia and Yaya Toure as they look to return to form, while Sunderland’s Adam Johnson faces his former club.

CHELSEA v NORWICH CITY – 15:00

Chelsea look to put a turbulent week behind them, with John Terry and Ashley Cole both expected to play against winless Norwich.

SWANSEA CITY v READING – 15:00

Michael Laudrup’s men have not scored in three consecutive league defeats, but the visit of struggling Reading could provide the perfect tonic.

WEST BROMWICH ALBION v QUEENS PARK RANGERS – 15:00

Peter Odemwingie returns from a three-match suspension, while Jose Bosingwa and Anton Ferdinand are doubtful for the visitors.

WIGAN ATHLETIC v EVERTON – 15:00

Jordi Gomez is available after winning an appeal against a three-match ban for a red card.

WEST HAM UNITED v ARSENAL – 17:30

The Hammers currently sit above Arsenal in the table, but that will change if Arsene Wenger’s men prevail at Upton Park.

SUNDAY

SOUTHAMPTON v FULHAM – 13:30

Fulham have never won at St Mary’s, but will fancy their chances against a Southampton side who have dropped nine points from winning positions.

LIVERPOOL v STOKE CITY – 15:00

Brendan Rodgers branded his players ‘lazy’ after their Europa League defeat to Udinese and will demand a reaction against Stoke.

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR v ASTON VILLA – 15:00

Tottenham bid to maintain their recent momentum with a win against a floundering Aston Villa side.

NEWCASTLE UNITED v MANCHESTER UNITED – 16:00

Manchester United were well beaten on their last visit to Tyneside and a repeat will see them lose further ground in the title race.

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