Jack Wilshere will undergo a late fitness test before Arsenal face Southampton on Saturday. The midfielder picked up an ankle injury while on international duty with England in the game against Germany.
Crystal Palace will assess the fitness of Aron Gunnarsson beforet heir match at the weekend. The midfielder picked up an injury while on international duty with Iceland.
Brendan Rodgers has revealed that full-back Jose Enrqiue will likely have to undergo an operation to rectify the problem wth his knee which has disrupted his season so far. The player broke down in training and is expected to be out for around two months.
Jonas Gutierrez could be set for a return for Newcastle in time for their game against Norwich this weekend. The winger has been out with a hamstring injury.
Southampton have no new injuries ahead of their trip to the Emirates to face Arsenal however they will be without Guly de Prado [knee] and Jack Cork [ankle].
West Ham manager Sam Alladyce is hopeful that Joey O’Brien and James Collins will return on Saturday for their game against Chelsea but there is still a doubt over Razvan Rat who is struggling with a hamstring injury.by