Premier League and FA Cup team news: Injuries, suspensions update
SATURDAY'S FA CUP SEMIFINAL
MAN UNITED VS. TOTTENHAM
MAN UNITED: Striker Romelu Lukaku and midfielder Nemanja Matic are among those likely to return to the starting XI after playing substitute roles at Bournemouth. Back-up goalkeeper Sergio Romero has been out since sustaining a back problem on international duty with Argentina and is the only injury absentee, with Daley Blind returning against the Cherries.
Provisional squad: De Gea, Pereira, O'Hara, Valencia, Darmian, Shaw, Young, Blind, Lindelof, Smalling, Jones, Rojo, Bailly, Matic, Carrick, Pogba, Fellaini, McTominay, Herrera, Mata, Lingard, Martial, Sanchez, Rashford, Lukaku.
TOTTENHAM: Dele Alli was rested for the midweek draw at Brighton as one of six changes made by boss Mauricio Pochettino, who must decide whether to pick regular FA Cup goalkeeper Michel Vorm or stick with Hugo Lloris. Danny Rose (calf) is still missing while Harry Winks (ankle) is a long-term injury victim.
Provisional squad: Lloris, Vorm, Gazzaniga, Trippier, Aurier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Foyth, Sanchez, Davies, Dier, Wanyama, Dembele, Eriksen, Sissoko, Alli, Son, Moura, Lamela, Llorente, Kane.
SATURDAY'S PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES
WEST BROM VS. LIVERPOOL
WEST BROM: Defender Jonny Evans and forward Hal Robson-Kanu are back available. Evans has been struggling with a knee injury of late, while Robson-Kanu suffered concussion earlier this month, but both are in contention. Striker Daniel Sturridge managed a five-minute cameo in the 1-0 win at Manchester United and will be hoping to build on that following a seven-game absence with a hamstring injury.
Provisional squad: Foster, Myhill, Evans, Dawson, Nyom, Hegazi, Gibbs, Livermore, Field, Krychowiak, Brunt, Phillips, Rondon, Rodriguez, Burke, Yacob, McAuley, McClean, Sturridge, Robson-Kanu.
LIVERPOOL: Defender Nathaniel Clyne will miss Liverpool's trip to West Brom with a minor muscle problem. Fellow defenders Dejan Lovren and Joe Gomez returned to training this week after injury.
Provisional squad: Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Klavan, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Firmino, Mane, Mignolet, Lovren, Masterson, Moreno, Milner, Woodburn, Solanke, Ings.
WATFORD VS. CRYSTAL PALACE
WATFORD: Defender Sebastian Prodl is among four players who have been ill, while Gerard Deulofeu has also been absent from training with a throat infection. Jose Holebas returns after missing the defeat against Huddersfield with a back injury. Younes Kaboul (foot) and midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah (knee) continue their rehabilitation.
Provisional squad: Karnezis, Janmaat, Prodl, Mariappa, Kiko, Holebas, Doucoure, Hughes, Capoue, Pereyra, Deeney, Gomes, Britos, Cathcart, Richarlison, Gray, Carrillo, Okaka, Kabasele
CRYSTAL PALACE: Jeffrey Schlupp is back in contention following his recovery from an ankle injury. Scott Dann, Jason Puncheon, Bakary Sako and Connor Wickham remain long-term absentees.
Provisional squad: Hennessey, Cavalieri, Speroni, Wan-Bissaka, Fosu-Mensah, Tomkins, Sakho, Kelly, Delaney, Jach, Riedewald, Van Aanholt, Souare, Schlupp, Townsend, Cabaye, Milivojevic, Loftus-Cheek, McArthur, Rakip, Lee, Zaha, Benteke, Sorloth.
SUNDAY'S FA CUP SEMIFINAL
CHELSEA VS. SOUTHAMPTON
CHELSEA: Marcos Alonso serves the second game of his three-match ban for violent conduct and Danny Drinkwater remains a doubt for the tie at Wembley because of a groin problem. David Luiz and Ethan Ampadu are sidelined due to respective knee and ankle injuries.
Provisional squad: Courtois, Caballero, Eduardo, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Christensen, Rudiger, Emerson, Zappacosta, Moses, Kante, Drinkwater, Fabregas, Bakayoko, Barkley, Willian, Hazard, Pedro, Giroud, Morata.
SOUTHAMPTON: Midfielder Mario Lemina has been suffering with back and hamstring problems, while winger Sofiane Boufal is ill and both men missed Thursday's 0-0 draw at Leicester. Saints centre-back Jack Stephens completes a three-match ban, with manager Mark Hughes suggesting he could make changes.
Provisional squad: Forster, McCarthy, Taylor, McQueen, Soares, Pied, Bertrand, Bednarek, Hoedt, Lemina, Yoshida, Davis, Romeu, Boufal, Ward-Prowse, Hojbjerg, Long, Redmond, Tadic, Sims, Gabbiadini, Austin, Carrillo.
SUNDAY'S PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES
ARSENAL VS. WEST HAM
ARSENAL: The Gunners have doubts over the fitness of Jack Wilshere due to an ankle injury, but Aaron Ramsey is available after suffering a deep gash to his calf against CSKA Moscow on April 12. Arsene Wenger has promised to name a strong side despite the upcoming Europa League semi-final clash with Atletico Madrid, but Henrikh Mkhitaryan (knee) and Santi Cazorla (Achilles) remain out.
Provisional squad: Cech, Ospina, Holding, Mustafi, Chambers, Bellerin, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Nelson, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Xhaka, Willock, Wilshere, Ramsey, Ozil, Iwobi, Welbeck, Lacazette, Nketiah, Aubameyang.
WEST HAM: Joe Hart could pay for his latest mistake and drop to the bench, with Adrian waiting in the wings. James Collins is not ready to return from his hamstring injury, while Winston Reid, Michail Antonio, Sam Byram and Pedro Obiang are long-term absentees.
Provisional squad: Hart, Adrian, Ogbonna, Rice, Cresswell, Evra, Masuaku , Zabaleta, Noble, Kouyate, Fernandes, Lanzini, Mario, Arnautovic, Hernandez, Carroll, Hugill.
STOKE VS. BURNLEY
STOKE: Charlie Adam is back from suspension, while full-back Glen Johnson returned to training on Friday following a groin problem. But the Potters will still be without defender Kostas Stafylidis (fractured rib) and forward Eric Choupo-Moting (groin).
Provisional squad: Butland, Grant, Shawcross, Zouma, Martins Indi, Wimmer, Cameron, Bauer, Pieters, Johnson, Adam, Fletcher, Allen, Ndiaye, Ireland, Shaqiri, Sobhi, Crouch, Campbell, Diouf, Sorenson.
BURNLEY: Ben Mee is still out with a shin injury and fellow centre-half James Tarkowski has been recovering from a knock suffered in Thursday's defeat to Chelsea. Scott Arfield is absent with a calf problem while Jon Walters, Steven Defour and Robbie Brady are all recovering from varying knee complaints.
Provisional squad: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Long, Ward, Lennon, Cork, Westwood, Gudmundsson, Nkoudou, Hendrick, Barnes, Wood, Vokes, Heaton, Marney, Bardsley, Taylor, Wells.
MAN CITY VS. SWANSEA
MAN CITY: Manchester City are without top scorer Sergio Aguero after he underwent minor knee surgery and will miss the rest of the club season. Midfielder Fernandinho serves the second match of a two-game ban while centre-back John Stones (adductor) remains doubtful. Left-back Benjamin Mendy (knee) is still working his way back to fitness from a long-term lay-off.
Provisional squad: Ederson, Bravo, Walker, Danilo, Otamendi, Kompany, Laporte, Delph, Zinchenko, Toure, Gundogan, De Bruyne, D Silva, B Silva, Sane, Sterling, Foden, Diaz, Jesus.
SWANSEA: Swansea hope Sam Clucas will be available after missing last week's home draw with Everton with a knee injury. Defender Mike van der Hoorn is expected to return after a shoulder problem, but Luciano Narsingh (ankle) and Renato Sanches (hamstring) are out.
Provisional squad: Fabianski, Naughton, Van der Hoorn, Fernandez, Mawson, Olsson, Ki, Carroll, King, Clucas, J Ayew, A Ayew, Nordfeldt, Roberts, Bartley, Britton, Dyer, Routledge, Abraham, James, Byers.
MONDAY'S PREMIER LEAGUE GAME
EVERTON VS. NEWCASTLE
EVERTON: Gylfi Sigurdsson is back training outside for his rehabilitation sessions but will not be available due to a knee injury. Defender Mason Holgate may also make a return from an ankle problem before the end of the season.
Provisional squad: Pickford, Robles, Coleman, Kenny, Martina, Jagielka, Keane, Williams, Baines, Funes Mori, Gueye, Schneiderlin, Baningime, Klaassen, Rooney, Walcott, Davies, Bolasie, Tosun, Calvert-Lewin, Niasse.
NEWCASTLE: Christian Atsu is out with a minor knee problem and will not be risked. Loan signing Islam Slimani is still awaiting his first start for the club after two appearances as a substitute.
Provisional squad: Dubravka, Darlow, Yedlin, Manquillo, Dummett, Haidara, Gamez, Lascelles, Clark, Mbemba, Shelvey, Merino, Hayden, Ritchie, Murphy, Diame, Kenedy, Perez, Gayle Slimani, Joselu.