Sunderland could be boosted by the fitness of two key attackers for the weekend match against Stoke City as Jermain Defoe and Fabio Borini are expected to be available.
Everton are slowly returning to full fitness from their injury woes as manager Roberto Martinez confirmed that Muhamed Besic is fully fit and ready to return from a hamstring injury.
Christian Benteke, who was somewhat of a surprise omission from Jurgen Klopp's starting XI in Liverpool's win over Manchester City this past weekend, is in contention to face Bordeaux in Europa League action on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp revealed that center back Martin Skrtel is a doubt for Liverpool's Europa League tie with Bordeaux on Thursday due to illness.
Karl Darlow is back to full fitness after starting Newcastle United's U-21 match against West Bromwich Albion's U-21's on Monday.
Mauricio Pochettino is keeping regular full backs Kyle Walker and Danny Rose out of the squad for Tottenham's Europa League tie with Qarabag, meaning Ben Davies and seldom used Kieran Trippier should get starts on Thursday.
Erik Lamela was unavailable to Tottenham for their Week 13 win over West Ham United due to a one match ban, but Mauricio Pochettino revealed today that the attacking midfielder is nursing a groin injury.
Eddie Howe offered somewhat encouraging news as he updated that winger Max Gradel is "on course" to make a return in February.
Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini will be available for Wednesdays' crucial UEFA Champions League tie against PSV at Old Trafford.
Fabio Borini is closing in on a return to action after re-joining the main group in training this week.
Eliaquim Mangala added to Man City defensive woes after the Frenchman was ruled out of Wednesdays’ Champions League tie in Italy. The 24-year-old is unlikely to recover in time for this weekend.
Andy Carroll has been improving his conditioning and is up to playing over an hour of football.
Bakary Sako has been ruled out of Saturdays’ match against Newcastle after suffering a muscular problem during the home defeat to Sunderland.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini ruled out David Silva and Wilfried Bony for the club's Champions League match against Juventus on Wednesday but said they could return for the weekend.
Gary Cahill helped Chelsea move to the top of their Champions League group with an early goal in their 4-0 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv.