Hughes fielded a weakened side for the defeat to Chelsea on Saturday but is expected to bring Xherdan Shaqiri, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Joe Allen back into his starting line-up.
Kurt Zouma, ineligible to face Chelsea, could also return along with Eric Pieters but Ryan Shawcross (calf), Glen Johnson (knee) and Bruno Martins Indi
Angry Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes the referee did not see the incident which saw a controversial penalty deny his side victory at West Brom. The Gunners were on course for all three points after Alexis Sanchez’s deflected free-kick put them ahead with seven minutes remaining but they were made to settle for just one
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
The Northern Ireland international, sidelined since the end of November due to a groin injury, is hoping to be included in Chris Coleman’s squad.
Forward Lynden Gooch will miss out as he sustained a hamstring strain after stepping off the bench in Saturday’s 1-0 win at Nottingham Forest and striker Lewis Grabban (calf) is
West Ham’s star playmaker is seen as a natural successor to the world-class Brazilian. And it appears Barcelona are edging closer to landing Coutinho after their prolonged pursuit. Reports are suggesting the Catalan giants will finally look to agree a £125m deal with Liverpool this week. With the Reds’ £75m move for Virgil van Dijk
“Arsenal, Everton and Liverpool men are among the best Fantasy Football replacements for Harry Kane”
The 24-year-old has scored hat-tricks in Spurs’ last two games against Burnley and Southampton. His three strikes against the latter on Boxing Day saw him surpass Lionel Messi’s 2017 goal tally, as well as break
The Gunners were superior in the first half at Selhurst Park and took the lead in the 25th minute when centre-back Shkodran Mustafi tucked home from close range after Alexandre Lacazette’s initial shot was saved.
Palace responded after the break and managed to get an equaliser in the 49th minute when England international Andros
Arsenal marked Arsene Wenger’s record-equalling match as a Premier League manager by winning 3-2 at Crystal Palace. At a time when there are still doubts about Wenger’s abilities despite his remarkable longevity – in overseeing his 810th Premier League fixture the Frenchman equalled the record of Sir Alex Ferguson – his team displayed so many
Allardyce is yet to lose a match since he replaced interim coach David Unsworth at the end of November.
That run has seen the Toffees climb up to ninth in the Premier League table and Bolasie believes Allardyce’s organisation skills have paid dividends.
Bolasie returned to the first team on Boxing Day after
Wenger believes there are many reasons why he has lasted so long, but admits the game has changed completely since he started. “Loyalty, dedication, and hard work, the sacrifice of your life, that’s what it demands, and as well luck,” he said. “I was in a club who trusted in me always, through good and