Premier League team news: Eriksen missing for Spurs' trip to Huddersfield

Premier League team news: Eriksen missing for Spurs' trip to Huddersfield

The Premier League starts this weekend with Jose Mourinho's troubled Man United making a trip to London to face West Ham in tomorrow's early game.

Saturday finishes off with the biggest clash of the weekend as Chelsea, fresh from their Carabao Cup victory over Liverpool during the week, welcoming the Reds back to Stamford Bridge for the 5.30pm kick-off.

The 3pm games include Arsenal hosting high-flying Watford, Chris Hughton's Brighton travelling to champions Man City and Spurs going to Huddersfield Town.

Burnley will face Cardiff in Sunday's 4pm kick-off, while Crystal Palace will have to wait until 8pm on Monday night for their clash with Bournemouth on the south coast.


Saturday, September 29

West Ham United v Manchester United, 12.30pm

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Arsenal v Watford, 3pm


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Everton v Fulham, 3pm

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Alfie Mawson faces a late fitness test before Fulham select their starting XI for Saturday's trip to Everton.


The defender is struggling with a back problem and could yet be replaced by the fit-again Tim Ream, who returned to Fulham's first team in Tuesday's 3-1 Carabao Cup victory at Millwall.

Midfielders Tom Cairney and Neeskens Kebano are expected to miss out again with ankle injuries.

Provisional squad: Bettinelli, Rico, Fabri, Fosu-Mensah, Christie, Odoi, Chambers, Mawson, Ream, Le Marchand, Bryan, Ayite, Ryan Sessegnon, Seri, McDonald, Johansen, De La Torre, Anguissa, Steven Sessegnon, Schurrle, Vietto, Mitrovic, Fonte, Kamara.

Huddersfield Town v Tottenham, 3pm

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Tottenham must do without midfielder Christian Eriksen because of an abdominal problem for the Premier League match at Huddersfield.

Defender Serge Aurier will be assessed after picking up a thigh injury during the midweek Carabao Cup tie against Watford.

Goalkeepers Hugo Lloris (thigh) and Michel Vorm (knee) both continue their rehabilitation.

Provisional Squad: Gazzaniga, Trippier, Rose, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Dier, Dembele, Alli, Moura, Son, Kane, Whiteman, Sanchez, Aurier, Winks, Lamela, Wanyama, Davies, Sissoko.

Manchester City v Brighton, 3pm

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Newcastle United v Leicester City, 3pm

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Leicester will be without Demarai Gray when they travel to Newcastle, with the winger set for up to six weeks out through injury.

Gray (ankle) was carried off on a stretcher during the Carabao Cup win against Wolves and joins midfielder Matty James (Achilles) on the sidelines.

Kasper Schmeichel and Harry Maguire were rested at Molineux and will return to the starting line-up, while captain Wes Morgan is available again in the Premier League after serving his one-match suspension against Huddersfield.

Provisional squad: Schmeichel, Ward, Jakupovic, Simpson, Chilwell, Morgan, Evans, Maguire, Pereira, Soyuncu, Fuchs, Benalouane, Maddison, Albrighton, Amartey, Iborra, Silva, Mendy, Ndidi, Ghezzal, Choudhury, Iheanacho, Diabate, Okazaki.

Wolverhampton v Southampton, 3pm

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Southampton will welcome back on-loan forward Danny Ings for the Premier League trip to Wolves.

Ings, who has scored three times this season, was not eligible for last week's match at Liverpool under the terms of his season-long switch.

Republic of Ireland orward Shane Long, though, is a major doubt because of a toe problem, but both Manolo Gabbiadini (hamstring) and Moi Elyounoussi should be available after returning to training.

Provisional Squad: McCarthy, Soares, Vestergaard, Hoedt, Bertrand, Targett, Romeu, Lemina, Redmond, Hojbjerg, Ings, Gunn, Yoshida, Bednarek, Davis, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Austin, Gabbiadini, Elyounoussi, Long

Chelsea v Liverpool, 5.30pm

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Sunday, September 30

Cardiff City v Burnley, 4pm

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Monday, October 1

Bournemouth v Crystal Palace, 8pm

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