2021/22 Premier League Press Conferences – GW5


ARSENAL

 

Ruled out: Xhaka (suspended), Elneny, Holding

 

Might play: Partey

 

“He’s been training in and out this week. His load had to be managed because he was in the early stages of the injury, but he’s pushing everybody as always and he wants to be involved. We’ll see what’s best for him.” – Mikel Arteta on Thomas Partey

 

ASTON VILLA

 

Ruled out: Chukwuemeka, Philogene-Bidace, Davis, Trézéguet

 

Might play: Martinez, Buendia

 

BRENTFORD

 

Ruled out: Bech Sorensen, Da Silva

 

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

 

Ruled out: Lamptey, Webster, Gross

 

Might play: Connolly

 

Fit: Burn, Mwepu

 

BURNLEY

 

Ruled out: Stephens

 

Might play: Collins, Roberts, Long

 

“Kevin Long came through 90 minutes in midweek but still has a bit of a way to go before true match fitness, Connor Roberts had his first run-out for 45 mins – so they’re on their way back.” – Sean Dyche

 

CHELSEA

 

Ruled out: Pulisic

 

Fit: Kante

 

“No fresh injury concerns, Christian [Pulisic] is in individual training and trying to come back as fast as possible to team training. He will not be in the squad. N’Golo [Kante] is back in full shape and ready to play.” – Thomas Tuchel

 

CRYSTAL PALACE

 

Ruled out: Schlupp, Eze, Ferguson

 

“Him and Nathan (Ferguson) are getting better, but we can’t put any date on it yet.” – Patrick Vieira on Nathan Ferguson and Eberechi Eze

 

EVERTON

 

Ruled out: Delph, Calvert-Lewin

 

Might play: Rodriguez

 

“It’s what I said after the game, still we have to wait some weeks – we don’t know exactly how many but he will not be available for two or three weeks.” Rafael Benitez on Dominic Calvert-Lewin

 

LEEDS UNITED

 

Ruled out: Koch, Llorente, Struijk (suspended)

 

Fit: Bamford

 

“Bamford has no difficulties. Forshaw is finishing the recovery of his injury, from next week he will be available.” – Marcelo Bielsa on Raphinha

 

LEICESTER CITY

 

Ruled out: Fofana, Justin, Perez (suspended)

 

Might play: Evans

 

LIVERPOOL

 

Ruled out: Firmino, Elliot

 

He’s not ready. Bobby [Firmino] didn’t even start training with the team, it will happen sometime next week. Then we will have to see.” – Jurgen Klopp

 

MANCHESTER CITY

 

Ruled out: Mendy, Steffen, Laporte, Stones

 

“Injured. Muscular. John didn’t play with us and then played 90 mins with the national team and came back injured. Aymeric came back with a little disturbance, some niggles.” – Pep Guardiola on John Stones and Aymeric Laporte

 

MANCHESTER UNITED

 

Ruled out: Telles, Rashford, Cavani

 

Might play: McTominay, Henderson

 

“Edinson [Cavani] hopefully will start training with us after the weekend. Hopefully, maybe Monday. Maybe he’ll be involved on Wednesday, who knows.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

 

NEWCASTLE UNITED

 

Ruled out: Wilson, Shelvey, Dummett, Dubravka

 

Fit: Fraser, Manquillo, Willock, Clark

 

“We’re not going to put a time on it. He’s making good progress but unfortunately this week, he’s not made it.” – Steve Bruce on Callum Wilson

 

NORWICH CITY

 

Ruled out: Zimmermann, Byram, Placheta

 

Fit: Giannoulis, Sargent, Sorensen, Lees-Melou

 

SOUTHAMPTON

 

Ruled out: S Armstrong, Walcott

 

Might play: Smallbone

 

Fit: Long

 

Longy is back in the squad since yesterday, Walcott and (Stuart) Armstrong, they are still out with injury. It will take a little bit of time.” – Ralph Hassenhuttl

 

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

 

Ruled out: Tanganga (suspended)

 

Might play: Bergwijn, Moura, Sanchez, Romero, Dier, Son, Sessegnon

 

“Really painful. Too early to say [for Sunday]. The physios are working with them.” – Nuno Espirito Santo on Steven Bergwijn and Lucas Moura, who picked up Europa League injuries

 

WATFORD

 

Ruled out: Joao Pedro

 

Might play: Femenia

 

Fit: Foster

 

WEST HAM UNITED

 

Ruled out: None

 

Fit: Masuaku

 

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

 

Ruled out: Jonny, Neto

 

“Nothing new, everything is OK.” – Bruno Lage