All the team news for the opening weekend of the Premier League

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All the team news for the opening weekend of the Premier League

The Premier League starts tonight with Leicester City's visit to Old Trafford.

As well as the team news for tonight's clash, we have a whole raft of news from the clubs playing tomorrow and on Sunday.

So, here you go.

Friday, August 10

Man Utd v Leicester City

Manchester United's squad is stretched through injuries and fitness issues with returning World Cup stars heading into their Premier League opener against Leicester.

Sergio Romero, Antonio Valencia, Marcos Rojo and Diogo Dalot are out through injury on Friday, as are Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic.

Paul Pogba, Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard and Marouane Fellaini will be assessed after returning late following their World Cup exertions, while Anthony Martial's availability is unclear after missing the final pre-season friendly at Bayern Munich. New boys Lee Grant and Fred are available.

Provisional squad: De Gea, Grant, Darmian, Fosu-Mensah, Shaw, Mitchell, Young, Greenwood, Lindelof, Smalling, Jones, Bailly, Pogba, McTominay, Garner, Fred, Fellaini, Mata, Chong, Lingard, Martial, Sanchez, Rashford, Lukaku.

Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire are among a handful of players who are doubts for Leicester ahead of their opener.

The England stars were given an extended break following their exploits at the World Cup this summer and only rejoined the rest of the Foxes squad this week. Summer signing Jonny Evans, formerly of United, Nampalys Mendy and Demarai Gray (ankle) are also concerns.

New recruits Ricardo Pereira, James Maddison, Danny Ward, Rachid Ghezzal and Filip Benkovic are all expected to be available.

Provisional squad: Schmeichel, Jakupovic, Ward, Simpson, Benkovic, Amartey, Pereira, Morgan, Benalouane, Maguire, Evans, Fuchs, Chilwell, Elder, King, James, Mendy, Ndidi, Iborra, Choudhury, Silva, Albrighton, Gray, Kapustka, Maddison, Ghezzal, Vardy, Ulloa, Okazaki, Slimani, Iheanacho.

Saturday, August 11

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur, 12:30pm

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez could hand competitive debuts to a series of summer signings in Saturday's Premier League opener against Tottenham.

Defender Fabian Schar, midfielder Ki Sung-yueng and strikers Salomon Rondon and Yoshinori Muto could feature against Spurs at St James' Park.

However, latest arrival Federico Fernandez will not be involved after only completing his move from Swansea on deadline day, and fellow defender Florian Lejeune is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery.

Provisional squad: Dubravka, Darlow, Yedlin, Dummett, Manquillo, Lascelles, Clark, Schar, Shelvey, Hayden, Diame, Ki, Ritchie, Kenedy, Murphy, Atsu, Perez, Rondon, Muto, Joselu.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino will assess his World Cup stars ahead of the game.

Spurs had nine players in Russia until the final weekend and they only returned to training on Monday, with the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Jan Vertonghen and Hugo Lloris having differing levels of fitness.

Victor Wanyama (knee) and Erik Lamela (thigh) will miss out with injuries picked up in pre-season.

Provisional squad: Lloris, Vorm, Gazzaniga, Trippier, Walker-Peters, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Foyth, Rose, Sanchez, Davies, Dier, Dembele, Eriksen, Sissoko, Alli, Son, Moura, Llorente, Kane.

Bournemouth v Cardiff City, 3pm

Record signing Jefferson Lerma is not ready to make his Bournemouth debut in Saturday's Premier League opener against Cardiff.

Boss Eddie Howe expects the Colombia midfielder to need some time to work towards match fitness.

Junior Stanislas could be sidelined for a month with a knee injury, Kyle Taylor is out with a muscle problem and new recruit Diego Rico is suspended.

Provisional squad: Begovic, Boruc, Francis, Cook, Ake, Daniels, Smith, Mings, Gosling, Surman, Pugh, Cook, Ibe, Brooks, Fraser, Mousset, Wilson, King, Defoe.

Cardiff are without deadline day loan signing Harry Arter on their return to the Premier League.

Arter is unable to play against parent club Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium, but Aron Gunnarsson is fit after missing the final pre-season game with a slight knee concern.

Josh Murphy should make his debut after joining from Norwich, while fellow summer signings Alex Smithies, Greg Cunningham, Victor Camarasa and Bobby Reid are expected to start on the bench.

Provisional squad: Etheridge, Smithies, Peltier, Richards, Cunningham, Morrison, Bamba, Manga, Bennett, Gunnarsson, Damour, Ralls, Camarasa, Paterson, Mendez-Laing, Hoilett, Murphy, Reid, Zohore, Ward, Madine.

Fulham v Crystal Palace, 3pm

Fulham have defensive concerns ahead of their Premier League return against Crystal Palace.

Denis Odoi is suspended after his red card in the Championship play-off final while Tim Ream and new signing Alfie Mawson are injured.

There are likely to be debuts galore for the Cottagers after boss Slavisa Jokanovic brought in 12 players over the summer, spending more than £100million.

Provisional squad: Fabri, Bettinelli, Fossey, Jenz, Le Marchand, Chambers, Christie, Djalo, Cisse, Sessegnon, Seri, McDonald, Rico, Bryan, Fosu-Mensah, Kebano, Johansen, Cairney, Schurrle, Fonte, Mitrovic, Ayite, Kamara

New signings Vicente Guaita, Jordan Ayew and Cheikhou Kouyate are in contention to start for Crystal Palace at Fulham.

A lack of match fitness means that Max Meyer will not figure, while Scott Dann remains sidelined by a long-term knee injury.

Connor Wickham, owing to a calf strain, and Jonny Williams, who has a strained hamstring, have also been ruled out of the Premier League opener.

Provisional squad: Hennessey, Guaita, Speroni, Wan-Bissaka, Ward, Tomkins, Sakho, Kelly, Riedewald, Van Aanholt, Schlupp, Townsend, McArthur, Milivojevic, Kouyate, Meyer, Puncheon, Kaikai, Ayew, Zaha, Sorloth, Benteke

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea, 3pm

Huddersfield boss David Wagner will make a late decision on whether to include Isaac Mbenza in his squad to face Chelsea.

Forward Mbenza arrived on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent move from Montpellier on transfer deadline day and will be assessed, while summer signing Erik Durm is not yet match-fit.

Midfielder Danny Williams is still working his way back from injury, but other new signings Ben Hamer, Adama Diakhaby, Juninho Bacuna and Ramadan Sobhi are all hoping to make their debuts.

Provisional squad: Lossl, Hamer, Smith, Lowe, Kongolo, Jorgensen, Schindler, Hadergjonaj, Hogg, Billing, Mooy, Van La Parra, Pritchard, Depoitre, Mounie, Mbenza, Diakhaby, Bacuna, Sobhi.

Kepa Arrizabalaga and Mateo Kovacic could make their Chelsea debuts in Saturday's Premier League season opener at Huddersfield.

Kepa signed for a world record fee for a goalkeeper on Wednesday night and midfielder Kovacic completed his season long loan move on Thursday.

World Cup winners N'Golo Kante and Olivier Giroud, Belgium ace Eden Hazard and England defender Gary Cahill come into contention after taking part in training this week.

Provisional squad: Kepa, Caballero, Rudiger, Alonso, Fabregas, Jorginho, Drinkwater, Kante, Barkley, Hazard, Pedro, Moses, Kovacic, Giroud, Zappacosta, Willian, Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Morata, Luiz, Emerson Palmieri, Ampadu, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi.

Watford v Brighton, 3pm

Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure is fit to face Brighton despite only recently recovering from appendicitis.

But winger Gerard Deulofeu will miss the Premier League opener due to a minor abdominal problem.

Tom Cleverley is still recovering from an Achilles operation and Nathaniel Chalobah is short of match fitness.

Provisional squad: Foster, Gomes, Janmaat, Kaboul, Britos, Prodl, Mariappa, Cathcart, Feminia, Zeegelaar, Masina, Kabasele, Doucoure, Hughes, Capoue, Pereyra, Deeney, Gray.

Brighton will be without new signing Florin Andone and winger Jose Izquierdo for Saturday's Premier League trip to Watford.

Romanian forward Andone is recovering from a groin injury, while Colombia international Izquierdo has been given extra time to build his fitness following his involvement at the World Cup.

Albion could hand debuts to a number of new players at Vicarage Road, including £17million club record signing Alireza Jahanbakhsh, while last season's top scorer Glenn Murray will be fit to feature after shaking off knocks to his back and neck.

Provisional squad: Ryan, Button, Steele, Bernardo, Bruno, Bong, Dunk, Duffy, Balogun, Schelotto, Montoya, Suttner, Bissouma, Stephens, Propper, Kayal, Knockaert, March, Gross, Jahanbakhsh, Locadia, Hemed, Murray.

Wolves v Everton, 5.30pm

Wolves begin life back in the Premier League against Everton at Molineux and head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has a raft of new signings available.

Wanderers, who won the Championship title last season, have strengthened their squad with eight new players over the summer. Willy Boly, Raul Jimenez, Rui Patricio, Leo Bonatini, Joao Moutinho and Ruben Vinagre are all in contention.

However, club record signings Adama Traore and Leander Dendoncker are unlikely to be involved having only joined the club this week and neither has trained fully.

Provisional squad: Doherty, Bennett, Batth, Cavaleiro, Neves, Raul, Costa, Patricio, Enobakhare, Boly, Coady, Gibbs-White, Diogo, Otto, Ruddy, Saiss, Moutinho, Vinagre, Hause, Norris, Dendoncker, Bonatini, Traore.

All Everton's deadline day signings will miss the Premier League opener at Wolves.

Barcelona duo Yerry Mina and Andres Gomes, forward Bernard and Chelsea loan signing Kurt Zouma all need time to get up to speed.

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is expected to start despite his later return to pre-season after the World Cup.

Provisional squad: Pickford, Coleman, Jagielka, Keane, Baines, Gueye, Schneiderlin, Walcott, Sigurdsson, Richarlison, Tosun, Stekelenburg, Kenny, Holgate, Digne, Davies, Besic, Dowell, Calvert-Lewin, Lookman, Niasse.

Sunday, August 12

Liverpool v West Ham, 1.30pm

New signing Fabinho faces a late fitness test before manager Jurgen Klopp decides whether he can make his debut at home to West Ham on Sunday.

The Brazilian had a scan on a muscle injury on Thursday but although that came back clear the midfielder was sent home from training after feeling unwell.

Joe Gomez is expected to be fit after missing Tuesday's friendly against Torino but fellow defenders Ragnar Klavan and Joel Matip are unlikely to be ready while World Cup finalist Dejan Lovren will not be considered having only returned from extended leave at the weekend.

Provisional squad: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Gomez, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Milner, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane, Karius, Clyne, Phillips, Moreno, Henderson, Lallana, Fabinho, Grujic, Sturridge, Shaqiri, Solanke.

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini will field a new-look side for the season-opener at Liverpool.

Of the nine summer signings goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, full-back Ryan Fredericks, centre-half Issa Diop, midfielder Jack Wilshere and attackers Andriy Yarmolenko and Felipe Anderson are likely starters for the Hammers.

Winston Reid, Andy Carroll and Manuel Lanzini are long-term injury absentees and Edimilson Fernandes is a doubt with a minor knock.

Provisional squad: Fabianski, Adrian, Fredericks, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Diop, Balbuena, Rice, Cresswell, Masuaku, Noble, Obiang, Wilshere, Sanchez, Antonio, Yarmolenko, Snodgrass, Arnautovic, Perez, Hernandez, Anderson.

Southampton v Burnley, 1.30pm

Southampton could give a debut to deadline-day signing Danny Ings during Sunday's Premier League game at home to Burnley.

Striker Ings arrived at St Mary's just before Thursday's transfer deadline and is available for selection against one of his former clubs.

Saints manager Mark Hughes has a fully-fit squad to select from against the Clarets after defender Cedric Soares recovered from illness.

Provisional squad: McCarthy, Gunn, Forster, Soares, Stephens, Yoshida, Vestergaard, Hoedt, Bertrand, Bednarek, McQueen, Targett, Hojbjerg, Davis, Romeu, Lemina, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Elyounoussi, Redmond, Sims, Gallagher, Long, Gabbiadini, Austin, Ings.

Sean Dyche will have a decision to make in goal for Burnley's Premier League opener on Sunday.

New signing Joe Hart made his debut and kept a clean sheet in yesterday's Europa League draw in Istanbul but Tom Heaton has now recovered from a calf injury. Last season's number one Nick Pope is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after an operation on his dislocated shoulder.

Striker Chris Wood could return after missing out on Thursday with an infected insect bite while defender Ben Gibson will hope to make his debut after moving from Middlesbrough. Fellow signing Matej Vydra is likely to have to bide his time while Robbie Brady and Steven Defour are out.

Provisional squad: Heaton, Hart, Lindegaard, Lowton, Taylor, Tarkowski, Mee, Gibson, Ward, Bardsley, Long, Cork, Hendrick, Westwood, Lennon, Gudmundsson, McNeil, Vokes, Barnes, Walters, Wood.

Arsenal v Manchester City, 4pm

New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery will be hoping Aaron Ramsey is fit for his first game in charge as Premier League champions Manchester City visit the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Ramsey, whose contract expires at the end of the season, suffered a slight calf injury but has returned to training and could be fit to take his place in the Gunners side.

Sead Kolasinac (knee) and Laurent Koscielny (Achilles) are definitely out as summer arrivals Bernd Leno, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi all push to make their competitive debuts.

Provisional squad: Cech, Ospina, Leno, Bellerin, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Mustafi, Mavropanos, Papastathopoulos, Monreal, Nelson, Maitland-Niles, Xhaka, Elneny, Torreira, Guendouzi, Ramsey, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Ozil, Welbeck, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

Midfielders Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are back in contention for Manchester City's Premier League opener at Arsenal.

The pair missed the Community Shield last week after returning to training late following the World Cup. Playmaker David Silva could also feature after sitting out at Wembley and goalkeeper Ederson will return.

Forward Riyad Mahrez could make his league debut for the club following his £60million summer move from Leicester.

Provisional squad: Ederson, Bravo, Walker, Danilo, Kompany, Stones, Laporte, Otamendi, Mendy, Danilo, Gundogan, Fernandinho, Delph, De Bruyne, D Silva, B Silva, Foden, Diaz, Sterling, Sane, Mahrez, Aguero, Jesus.

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