Lukaku will miss at least two games after suffering a head injury in the 0-0 draw against Southampton on Saturday, while Ibrahimovic faces a month out with a recurrence of his knee problems.
Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford will vie for the striker’s berth while Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be afforded another chance to impress
AFC Bournemouth 2-1 Everton Bournemouth climbed out of the relegation zone after Ryan Fraser’s deflected effort in the 89th minute earned them a 2-1 win over Everton. Fraser opened the scoring 33 minutes in before Idrissa Gueye equalised for Everton. Chelsea 5-0 Stoke City Willian scored one and set up two more as Chelsea cranked
Wigan boss Paul Cook has no new injury or suspension worries for his side’s home game against Charlton. Cook named an unchanged starting line-up for the goalless home draw against Shrewsbury on Boxing Day, but may want to make one or two
Antonio Conte wasn’t going to play that game, or evidently give his Chelsea side any excuses ahead of their own Saturday game against Stoke City. The Italian had naturally been asked about the issue of the day – or, rather, the entire Christmas season. Did he agree with Jose Mourinho on Manchester City’s expenditure, and what
The England midfielder was composed throughout and even set up Alexis Sanchez’s winner with a brilliant cross, before the match finished 3-2. It was a stark contrast from the player who seemed to struggle on loan at Bournemouth last season. He was joined by team-mate Shkodran Mustafi in the post-match interview and the questions inevitably
Harry Kane smashed Alan Shearer’s Premier League record for goals scored in a calendar year by hitting a hat-trick in Tottenham’s 5-2 mauling of Southampton. Kane needed only one goal to pass the 36 scored by Shearer in 1995 but the Spurs striker banged in three at Wembley to finish 2017 on an astonishing 39