Manchester City have secured former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard on a six-month loan deal.
Claudio Yacob will be suspended for the visit of Manchester City for the accumulation of five yellow cards.
A suspension for Claudio Yacob could give Craig Gardner an opportunity to return to the starting eleven.
Daryl Janmaat has been back in training and Walter Mazzarri has indicated that he is likely to start against Hull City on Saturday.
Odion Ighalo will almost certainly get another start with Isaac Success still out injured despite being benched for Success earlier in the month.
Jonny Evans missed last weekend's loss to Liverpool at Anfield due to suspension but will be back in Week 10 for the visit of Manchester City.
Crystal Palace will have to wait on the status of midfielder Jason Puncheon for the club's match against Liverpool on Saturday.
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis committed his near future to the club after signing a one-year contract extension on Friday.
Hull City could be without forward Adama DIomande for the next month after he was charged by the FA with violent conduct.
West Ham recorded a memorable 2-1 win over Chelsea on Wednesday to advance in the EPL Cup.
Chelsea saw their run of three successive wins ended with a 2-1 defeat against rivals West Ham on Wednesday night.
Wayne Rooney missed out again as Manchester United edged past their rivals City 1-0 at Old Trafford to progress to the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup.