Fabregas in contention for Villa date

Arsenal could have captain Cesc Fabregas back from a hamstring injury in time to face Aston Villa at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Last Updated: 24/12/09 at 14:47

Fabregas: Could return

Fabregas: Could return

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Fabregas will have a late fitness test, while Armand Traore will also undergo a test on an identical problem.

Arsene Wenger will still be without Nicklas Bendtner, Tomas Rosicky and Gael Clichy.

Dutch striker Robin van Persie is another player on the sidelines and Wenger has confessed that he may look to sign a forward in the transfer window.

Kick-off 1.30pm.

Arsenal (from): Almunia, Silvestre, Vermaelen, Gallas, Sagna, Song, Denilson, Fabregas, Diaby, Nasri, Walcott, Arshavin, Fabianski, Vela, Eduardo, Wilshere, Eboue, Ramsey, Senderos.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
12:45
Burnley v Man Utd
15:00
Man City v Stoke
Newcastle v C Palace
QPR v Sunderland
Swansea v West Brom
West Ham v Southampton
17:30
Everton v Chelsea
Sunday, 31 August 2014
13:30
A Villa v Hull City
Tottenham v Liverpool
16:00
Leicester v Arsenal

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Tottenham 2 5 6
2 Chelsea 2 4 6
3 Man City 2 4 6
4 Swansea 2 2 6
5 Arsenal 2 1 4
6 Hull City 2 1 4
7 A Villa 2 1 4
8 West Ham 2 1 3
9 Liverpool 2 -1 3
10 Everton 2 0 2
11 Sunderland 2 0 2
12 West Brom 2 0 2
13 Man Utd 2 -1 1
14 Southampton 2 -1 1
15 Stoke 2 -1 1
16 Leicester 2 -2 1
17 Newcastle 2 -2 1
18 C Palace 2 -3 0
19 Burnley 2 -3 0
20 QPR 2 -5 0

Updated Wed, 27 Aug 2014

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