Everton travel to the Etihad, Anfield welcomes Wolves, Sunderland face Carrow Road.
Arsenal will welcome back midfielder Aaron Ramsey (ankle) and Tomas Rosicky (knee) for tomorrow’s Premier League game against Bolton.
Bacary Sagna has recovered from a dead leg suffered in the 4-3 defeat at Blackburn.
But Yossi Benayoun (thigh) and centre-half Johan Djourou (hamstring) picked up minor knocks in the midweek Carling Cup win over Shrewsbury.
Midfielders Jack Wilshere, Abou Diaby and defender Thomas Vermaelen continue their rehabilitation from ankle injuries.
Provisional squad: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Santos, Walcott, Song, Ramsey, Arteta, Van Persie, Gervinho, Fabianski, Arshavin, Chamakh, Coquelin, Frimpong, Gibbs, Rosicky.
Darren Bent (groin) and Emile Heskey (hamstring) have been ruled out of Sunday’s Premier League clash at QPR with a groin problem.
Villa boss Alex McLeish has recalled Andreas Weimann from a loan spell at Watford while Charles N’Zogbia will return to the side after being rested, Jermaine Jenas is given a 50-50 chance of recovering from a thigh problem.
Provisional squad: Given, Guzan, Hutton, Collins, Dunne, Warnock, Bannan, Petrov, Delph, N’Zogbia, Agbonlahor, Delfouneso, Weimann, Ireland, Albrighton, Beye, Jenas, Gardner, Lowry.
David Goodwillie, Morten Gamst Pedersen and Michel Salgado are all fit for Blackburn for the Barclays Premier League trip to Newcastle tomorrow.
Only David Dunn (calf) and Ryan Nelsen (knee) remain sidelined.
Provisional squad: Robinson, Dann, Samba, Olsson, Salgado, Givet, Petrovic, Nzonzi, Hoilett, Formica, Goodwillie, Rochina, Lowe, Roberts, Yakubu, Vukcevic, Hanley, Pedersen, Slew, Blackman, Bunn.
Bolton will make late checks on Stuart Holden (knee) and Ricardo Gardner (groin) before deciding on their availability for tomorrow’s Premier League clash with Arsenal.
Provisional squad: Jaaskelainen, Steinsson, Cahill, Knight, Robinson, Eagles, Muamba, Reo-Coker, Petrov, Holden, K Davies, Tuncay, Bogdan, Wheater, Gardner, M Davies, Pratley, Kakuta, Ngog, Blake.
Chelsea could change all 10 outfield players for tomorrow’s Premier League game against Swansea from the Carling Cup victory.
Goalkeeper Petr Cech, who has recovered from the head knock suffered on Wednesday against Fulham.
Alex is suspended and Daniel Sturridge is out with a knee problem, while Michael Essien is still recovering from a long-term knee injury.
Provisional squad: Cech, Ivanovic, Bosingwa, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Alex, Cole, Bertrand, Mikel, Romeu, McEachran, Ramires, Lampard, Meireles, Mata, Malouda, Torres, Drogba, Anelka, Sturridge, Kalou, Lukaku, Turnbull.
Tim Howard, Sylvain Distin, Leon Osman and Tim Cahill were all left out of the team that started the Carling Cup third round victory over West Brom on Wednesday and are set to return.
Victor Anichebe (groin) is injured and new signing Marcus Hahnemann is not part of the squad heading to Manchester.
Provisional squad: Howard, Heitinga, Hibbert, Neville, Distin, Jagielka, Baines, Barkley, Fellaini, Osman, Rodwell, Drenthe, Cahill, Stracqualursi, Mucha, Bilyaletdinov, Vellios, Gueye, Saha, Coleman.
Fulham could have defender Aaron Hughes (knee) and striker Andrew Johnson (ankle) back for the trip to West Brom.
Dickson Etuhu (thigh) and Bjorn Helge Riise (groin) remain sidelined.
Brede Hangeland, Damien Duff, Clint Dempsey and captain Danny Murphy will all feature after being rested for theCarling Cup penalty shoot-out defeat at Chelsea.
Provisional Squad: Schwarzer, Hughes, Hangeland, Baird,
Kenny Dalglish has to decide whether to start Steven Gerrard against Wolves after his captain ended a six-month injury lay-off with a 20-minute comeback.
Midfielder Charlie Adam and Martin Skrtel are both available again after serving one-match suspensions in the Carling Cup win over Brighton.
Skrtel will replace Daniel Agger (broken rib) in central defence while Martin Kelly is expected to return at right-back with Glen Johnson (hamstring) still injured.
Provisional squad: Reina, Kelly, Carragher, Skrtel, Enrique, Adam, Lucas, Kuyt, Gerrard, Downing, Suarez, Carroll, Doni, Flanagan, Coates, Robinson, Rodriguez, Spearing, Henderson, Carroll, Bellamy.
Roberto Mancini must decide whether to keep Kolo Toure in his starting line-up for tomorrow’s encounter with Everton after he returned from six-month suspension for taking drugs.
Owen Hargreaves will sit out after making a goalscoring debut in the Carling Cup win over Birmingham.
Provisional squad: Hart, Pantilimon, Richards, Onuoha, Kompany, Kolo Toure, Savic, Lescott, Clichy, Kolarov, Bridge, Barry, Milner, Yaya Toure, Nasri, Aguero, Tevez, Silva, Zabaleta, Dzeko, Balotelli.
Javier Hernandez (shin) and Danny Welbeck (hamstring) are both pushing for starts alongside Wayne Rooney in tomorrow’s Premier League game at Stoke.
Chris Smalling (groin) is a doubt, but fellow England defender Rio Ferdinand is set to return from a calf injury.
Provisional squad: De Gea, Lindegaard, Evans, Evra, Fabio, Jones, Smalling, Ferdinand, Anderson, Carrick, Fletcher, Giggs, Nani, Park, Valencia, Young, Berbatov, Hernandez, Owen, Rooney.
Hatem Ben Arfa (broken leg) could be in line for his first Premier League appearance since October 3 last year as Blackburn arrive on Tyneside tomorrow.
Shola Ameobi (shoulder) is a doubt, while Davide Santon has returned to training after having fluid drained from his knee but is not ready.
Alan Smith (hamstring), Haris Vuckic (broken hand) and Mike Williamson (broken arm) are all out.
Provisional squad: Krul, Elliot, Harper, Simpson, R. Taylor, Ferguson, Coloccini, S. Taylor, Tiote, Cabaye, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Obertan, Gosling, Guthrie, Ben Arfa, Abeid, Ba, Shola Ameobi, Lovenkrands, Best, Sammy Ameobi.
Norwich will again be without centre-half Zak Whitbread (hamstring) for Monday night’s Premier League clash against Sunderland at Carrow Road.
Captain Grant Holt is pressing for a recall but defenders Elliott Ward (knee) and Dani Ayala (both knee) remain out.
Provisional Squad: Ruddy, Tierney, Barnett, R Martin, Naughton, Fox, Johnson, Hoolahan, Crofts, Pilkington, Holt, Bennett, Morison, Vaughan, C Martin, de Laet, Surman, Rudd.
Queens Park Rangers
Kieron Dyer remains out with a foot injury, while Clint Hill joined Nottingham Forest on loan this week.
Jamie Mackie is not yet fit to feature but returned to full training today for the first time since suffering a double leg break against Blackburn in January.
Provisional squad: Kenny, Derry, Hall, Gabbidon, Taarabt, Campbell, Bothroyd, Faurlin, Traore, Buzsaky, Connolly, Barton, Young, Smith, Helguson, Murphy, Wright-Phillips, Ferdinand, Puncheon
Stoke will definitely be without striker Kenwyne Jones for tomorrow’s Premier League clash with Manchester United at the Britannia Stadium with a bad hamstring.
Salif Diao, Cameron Jerome and Jermaine Pennant have all been struggling with niggles this week while utility man Danny Pugh has joined Leeds on-loan.
Provisional squad: Begovic, Wilson, Huth, Shawcross, Upson, Wilkinson, Whelan, Whitehead, Diao, Etherington, Walters, Sorensen, Shotton, Arismendi, Woodgate, Pennant, Delap, Crouch, Palacios, Jerome.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce will again be without full-back Phil Bardsley due to suspension for Monday night’s Premier League trip to Norwich.
David Meyler played 45 minutes for the reserves in midweek, but is not yet ready to return to senior action after a second serious knee problem.
Craig Gordon and Fraizer Campbell (also knee) continue to work their way back to fitness.
Provisional squad: Mignolet, Westwood, Brown, O’Shea, Richardson, Turner, Bramble, Laing, Cattermole, Gardner, Vaughan, Larsson, Colback, Elmohamady, Bendtner, Sessegnon, Wickham, Ji, McClean, Cook.
Danny Graham (back) and Neil Taylor (head) are available after missing the 3-0 win over West Brom.
Alan Tate (broken leg) and Steven Caulker (knee) are out so captain Garry Monk and Ashley Williams will again pair up in defence.
Midfielder Kemy Agustien (hamstring) and striker Craig Beattie (ankle) are also sidelined.
Provisional squad: Vorm, Williams, Taylor, Britton, Graham, Sinclair, Dyer, Dobbie, Routledge, Monk, Lita, Moore, Bessone, Moreira, Rangel, Allen, Tremmel, Gower, Richards, Lucas.
Tottenham duo William Gallas and Aaron Lennon will miss tomorrow’s Premier League game at Wigan due to respective calf and groin injuries.
Benoit Assou-Ekotto is doubtful due to a throat infection and Roman Pavlyuchenko and Niko Kranjcar will not travel to the north west because of hamstring injuries.
Danny Rose (ankle) and Steven Pienaar (groin) are back in training but are unlikely to be risked while Michael Dawson (Achilles) and Tom Huddlestone (ankle) are definitely out.
Provisional squad: Gomes, Friedel, Cudicini, Bale, Kaboul, Bassong, Corluka, Walker, King, Assou-Ekotto, Rose, Parker, Modric, Livermore, Townsend, Carroll, Falque, Sandro, Pienaar, Pavlyuchenko, Defoe, Dos Santos, Adebayor, Van der Vaart.
West Bromwich Albion
West Brom manager Roy Hodgson will revert to his first-choice side when the Baggies host Fulham in the Barclays Premier League tomorrow.
Defender Gabriel Tamas remains suspended following his red card against Norwich, but striker Shane Long will return after illness ruled him out of Wednesday’s game.
Provisional squad: Bednar, Brunt, Cox, Dorrans, Fortune, Foster, Fulop, Jara, B Jones, Long, McAuley, Morrison, Mulumbu, Odemwingie, J Olsson, Reid, Scharner, Shorey, Thomas, Tchoyi, Daniels.
Wigan striker Hugo Rodallega will miss tomorrow’s visit of Tottenham and could be sidelined for a month after injuring his knee last weekend.
Defender Emmerson Boyce (hamstring) remains a doubt, while Steven Gohouri (calf) and Antolin Alcaraz (thigh) are still not fully fit.
Provisional squad: Al Habsi, Caldwell, Figueroa, Lopez, Watson, Diame, Moses, Gomez, Di Santo, Jones, Stam, Van Aanholt, McArthur, McCarthy, Thomas, Sammon, Maloney, Crusat, McManaman, Kirkland.
Wolves skipper Roger Johnson (calf) and striker Steven Fletcher (groin) will return for the Barclays Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield.
Kevin Foley (ankle), Jody Craddock (hamstring), Ronald Zubar (groin) and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (knee) are still sidelined.
Provisional squad: Hennessey, Stearman, Johnson, Berra, Elokobi, Kightly, Henry, O’Hara, Jarvis, Ward, Doyle, Fletcher, De Vries, Guedioura, Hunt, Hammill, Milijas, Vokes, Edwards.