Chelsea is slowly seeing its defense return to full strength after veterans Branislav Ivanovic and John Terry were passed fit.
Michael Dawson returned to the Hull City starting line up to help them to a close but crucial win in the EFL Cup.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored a goal on either half of the interval as Arsenal beat Reading 2-0 at the Emirates.
Arsenal returned Carl Jenkinson to the starting line-up against Reading in EFL Cup action on Tuesday but Olivier Giroud was only fit enough for the bench.
Manchester City will be sweating over another injury to star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne after picking up a knock this weekend.
Rumours are circulating that Manchester United manager Joe Mourinho is readying to clear out a large contingent of players in the January transfer window.
Manchester United winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan is available for selection after proving his fitness for the EFL Cup derby with Man City.
Hull City have confirmed via their official Twitter account that their Scottish midfielder Robert Snodgrass will be out of action for up to four weeks.
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic recorded an assist and completed 56 passes in Sunday's victory over Manchester United.
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes and winger Adama Traore were both selected for BBC pundit Garth Crooks' Team of the Week.
Arsenal right back Carl Jenkinson will return to action after two seasons away on loan and a significant injury.
Olivier Giroud is finally set to return as Arsenal prepare to face Reading in the League Cup on Tuesday.
West Ham are ready to challenge Antonio Conte and his Chelsea side in Wednesday's EPL Cup tie, says defender Angelo Ogbonna.
Cesar Azpilicueta was Chelsea's best defender in their 4-0 defeat of Manchester United last weekend, according to statistics compiled by the club's website.
Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy have both been named in the 30-man shortlist for the 2016 Ballon D'or.