Newcastle visit Villa Park, White Hart Lane hosts Liverpool and Chelsea go to Old Trafford.
Arsenal will welcome back Alex Song and Gervinho from three-match bans for tomorrow’s trip to Blackburn, but Aaron Ramsey (ankle) faces a fitness test.
Defender Carl Jenkinson is also available following a one-match suspension, but Tomas Rosicky (knee) and Ryo Miyaichi (calf) are doubts.
Midfielders Jack Wilshere and Abou Diaby (both ankle) are longer-term absentees.
Provisional Squad: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Benayoun, Walcott, Song, Arteta, Van Persie, Gervinho, Fabianski, Santos, Frimpong, Chamakh, Park, Djourou, Arshavin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jenkinson, Ramsey.
Aston Villa will be without Emile Heskey (hamstring) and Jermaine Jenas (thigh) for tomorrow’s home Barclays Premier League game against Newcastle.
Eric Lichaj is expected to be sidelined for three to four months after undergoing a hip operation. Fellow defender Carlos Cuellar is recovering well from a knee problem but lacks match fitness.
Provisional squad: Given, Guzan, Hutton, Herd, Dunne, Collins, Warnock, N’Zogbia, Petrov, Bannan, Delph, Petrov, Ireland, Albrighton, Bent, Agbonlahor, Delfouneso.
Blackburn playmaker Junior Hoilett has recovered from concussion for tomorrow’s Premier League clash against Arsenal at Ewood Park.
Morten Gamst Pedersen (hamstring), David Dunn (calf) and Ryan Nelsen (knee) all face fitness tests.
Provisional squad: Robinson, Dann, Samba, Olsson, Salgado, Givet, Dunn, Petrovic, Nzonzi, Hoilett, Formica, Goodwillie, Rochina, Lowe, Roberts, Yakubu, Vukcevic, Hanley, Pedersen, Slew, Blackman, Bunn.
Bolton manager Owen Coyle is likely to freshen up his side for tomorrow’s visit of Norwich after last weekend’s 5-0 defeat to Manchester United.
New signings David Ngog and Tuncay Sanli both scored for the reserves in midweek while right-back Gretar Steinsson is pushing for a recall.
Midfielder Stuart Holden is close to a first-team return after six months out with a knee ligament injury but is likely to have to wait until next week’s Carling Cup tie.
Provisional squad: Jaaskelainen, Steinsson, Cahill, Knight, Robinson, Eagles, Muamba, Reo-Coker, Petrov, K Davies, Tuncay, Klasnic, Bogdan, Wheater, Boyata, M Davies, Klasnic, Pratley, Kakuta, Ngog, Blake.
Chelsea will not risk Didier Drogba (head) for Sunday’s Premier League game at Manchester United, leaving AVB to choose between Fernando Torres or Nicolas Anelka.
Ramires returns after being suspended for Tuesday’s Champions League win over Bayer Leverkusen, while goalkeeping understudies Hilario and Ross Turnbull are both carrying knocks, although one will be on the bench.
Provisional squad: Cech, Ivanovic, Bosingwa, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Alex, Cole, Mikel, Romeu, McEachran, Ramires, Lampard, Meireles, Mata, Malouda, Torres, Anelka, Sturridge, Kalou, Lukaku, Hilario, Turnbull.
New signings Royston Drenthe and Denis Stracqualursi could make their Everton debuts against Wigan at Goodison Park tomorrow.
Phil Neville is fighting to regain his place in the side after being left out last weekend. While striker Louis Saha is not fully fit so Tim Cahill will start in attack again.
Provisional squad: Howard, Hibbert, Neville, Distin, Jagielka, Baines, Barkley, Fellaini, Osman, Rodwell, Drenthe, Cahill, Stracqualursi, Mucha, Hibbert, Baxter, Bilyaletdinov, Vellios.
Bryan Ruiz is set for a return to the Fulham squad for Sunday’s Barclays Premier League clash against Manchester City.
Aaron Hughes also missed the Group K tie with a knee injury and is a doubt, while Dickson Etuhu is struggling with a thigh injury.
Provisional squad: Schwarzer, Etheridge, Baird, Hangeland, Hughes, Kelly, Grygera, JA Riise, BH Riise, Duff, Sidwell, Dembele, Dempsey, Etuhu, Gecov, Murphy, Sa, Zamora, Johnson.
Right-back Glen Johnson will miss Sunday’s match at Tottenham after a recurrence of a hamstring injury last weekend.
But Martin Kelly (hamstring) and captain Steven Gerrard (groin) are both nearing returns to fitness but the skipper may not be risked at White Hart Lane.
Provisional squad: Reina, Skrtel, Carragher, Agger, Enrique, Adam, Lucas, Henderson, Kuyt, Downing, Suarez, Doni, Flanagan, Coates, Spearing, Shelvey, Rodriguez, Carroll, Bellamy, Kelly, Robinson.
Manchester City midfielder James Milner has been ruled out of Sunday’s Premier League trip to Fulham, after a clash of heads in last week’s defeat of Wigan.
Midfielder Nigel de Jong (foot) remains 10 days to two weeks away from fitness while full-back Aleksandar Kolarov is not hindered by a broken nose.
Provisional squad: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Kolarov, Richards, Clichy, K Toure, Savic, Nasri, Barry, Y Toure, Silva, Johnson, Dzeko, Balotelli, Tevez, Aguero, Razak, Pantilimon.
Sir Alex Ferguson has reported no fresh injury concerns ahead of Manchester United’s Premier League showdown with Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Nemanja Vidic (calf), Tom Cleverley (foot) and Rafael (shoulder) remain sidelined, whilst Danny Welbeck (hamstring) is not expected to be available until next week.
Provisional squad: De Gea, Lindegaard; Evans, Evra, Fabio, Jones, Smalling, Ferdinand, Anderson, Carrick, Fletcher, Giggs, Nani, Park, Valencia, Young; Berbatov, Hernandez, Owen, Rooney.
Newcastle full-back Davide Santon could be out for a month after suffering a cartilage injury which will require minor surgery, meaning Ryan Taylor will continue to deputise.
Hatem Ben Arfa is back in training after his ankle injury but is unlikely to be risked, while Haris Vuckic (broken hand), Mehdi Abeid and Mike Williamson (broken arm) remain on the casualty list.
Provisional squad: Krul, Harper, Simpson, R. Taylor, Ferguson, Coloccini, S. Taylor, Tiote, Cabaye, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Obertan, Gosling, Guthrie, Smith, Ba, Shola Ameobi, Lovenkrands, Best, Sammy Ameobi.
Norwich will have goalkeeper John Ruddy back from a one-match suspension for tomorrow’s Premier League match at Bolton.
Striker James Vaughan is available despite needing hospital treatment after being caught in the mouth by an elbow from West Brom defender Gabriel Tamas.
Winger Anthony Pilkington (back) should return to the squad, but centre-half Zak Whitbread (hamstring) and defenders Daniel Ayala and Elliot Ward (knee) remain out.
Provisional squad: Ruddy, Tierney, de Laet, Barnett, Naughton, Pilkington, Crofts, Johnson, Hoolahan, Morison, Holt, Rudd, C Martin, Bennett, R Martin, D Fox, S Jackson, Whitbread, Vaughan.
Queens Park Rangers
QPR manager Neil Warnock was expecting no fresh injury concerns ahead of tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League trip to Wolves.
Kieron Dyer (foot), Jamie Mackie (leg) and Rob Hulse (knee) remain sidelined.
Provisional squad: Kenny, Hill, Derry, Hall, Gabbidon, Taarabt, Campbell, Bothroyd, Faurlin, Traore, Buzsaky, Connolly, Barton, Young, Smith, Helguson, Murphy, Wright-Phillips, Ferdinand, Puncheon.
Peter Crouch, Matthew Etherington (back), Rory Delap (groin), Jonathan Woodgate and Marc Wilson (hamstring) will all be assessed ahead of the Sunderland game.
Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic – rested for the Dynamo Kiev game – is expected to return in place of Thomas Sorensen.
Provisional squad: Begovic, Wilson, Huth, Shawcross, Upson, Wilkinson, Whelan, Whitehead, Diao, Etherington, Walters, Jones, Sorensen, Shotton, Arismendi, Woodgate, Pennant, Delap, Crouch, Palacios, Jerome.
John O’Shea could return following a calf strain to bolster Sunderland’s defence against Stoke on Sunday.
Nicklas Bendtner is likely lead the attack and Connor Wickham could make his first start. Craig Gordon, Fraizer Campbell and David Meyler (all knee) remain sidelined.
Provisional squad: Mignolet, Westwood, Bardsley, Brown, O’Shea, Richardson, Turner, Bramble, Laing, Cattermole, Gardner, Vaughan, Colback, Elmohamady, Bendtner, Sessegnon, Wickham, Ji, Cook.
Captain Garry Monk is set for a first appearance of the season in Swansea’s clash with West Brom, after recovering from a foot problem.
Monk and Ashley Williams are the only fit centre-halves, with Alan Tate (broken leg) and Steven Caulker (knee) injured and deadline-day signings Darnel Situ and Rafik Halliche unable to join the club after FIFA denied them international clearance.
Midfielder Kemy Agustien (hamstring) and striker Craig Beattie (ankle) are also out.
Provisional squad: Vorm, Williams, Taylor, Bodde, Britton, Graham, Sinclair, Dyer, Dobbie, Routledge, Monk, Lita, Moore, Bessone, Moreira, Ranel, Allen, Tremmel, Gower, Richards.
Rafael van der Vaart (hamstring), Aaron Lennon (groin) and William Gallas (calf) are making good progress in their recovery from injury and could play.
Steven Pienaar (groin), Tom Huddlestone (ankle) and Ledley King (knee) face fitness tests but Michael Dawson (Achilles) is out and Sandro (knee) is unlikely to be risked despite returning to light training.
Provisional squad: Gomes, Friedel, Cudicini, Bale, Kaboul, Bassong, Gallas, Corluka, Walker, King, Assou-Ekotto, Parker, Huddlestone, Lennon, Modric, Kranjcar, Livermore, Townsend, Lennon, Pienaar, Pavlyuchenko, Defoe, Dos Santos, Adebayor, Van der Vaart.
West Bromwich Albion
Zoltan Gera will miss West Brom’s Premier League trip to Swansea tomorrow after suffering a recurrence of his ankle injury.
Fellow midfielder Chris Brunt faces a late fitness test as he continues to recover from a knee injury picked up in training.
Provisional squad: Bednar, Brunt, Cox, Dorrans, Fortune, Foster, Fulop, Jara, B Jones, Long, McAuley, Morrison, Mulumbu, Odemwingie, J Olsson, Reid, Scharner, Shorey, Tamas, Thomas, Tchoyi, Daniels.
Wigan defender Emmerson Boyce (hamstring) is rated only 50-50 for tomorrow’s trip to Everton, while defenders Steven Gohouri (calf) and Antolin Alcaraz (thigh) are getting closer to full fitness.
Shaun Maloney, David Jones and Patrick van Aanholt could make league debuts.
Provisional squad: Al Habsi, Caldwell, Figueroa, Lopez, Watson, Diame, Moses, Gomez, Rodallega, Di Santo, Jones, Stam, Van Aanholt, McArthur, McCarthy, Thomas, Sammon, Maloney, Crusat, McManaman, Kirkland.
Wolves striker Steven Fletcher is a doubt for tomorrow’s Premier League clash with QPR as he battles to recover from a groin problem.
Winger Stephen Hunt and defender Kevin Foley have both missed training this week with ankle niggles but McCarthy is confident they, too, will be fit for tomorrow.
Provisional squad: Hennessey, Elokobi, Stearman, Craddock, Kightly, Henry, Fletcher, Ward, Hunt, Ikeme, Johnson, Berra, Jarvis, Vokes, Hammill, Milijas, Zubar, O’Hara, Doyle, De Vries, Foley, Guedioura.