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Aston Villa newcomer Michael Bradley is included in the squad.

The United States midfielder has joined Villa on loan from Borussia Monchengladbach for the remainder of the season.

Winger Stewart Downing has recovered from a knock to his shin, leaving Luke Young (knee) as the only long term injury casualty - he has been advised to rest after seeing a specialist.

Dickson Etuhu will miss Fulham's trip to Villa after suffering a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury this week.

But new loan signing Eidur Gudjohnsen is in line for his debut after not being considered ready to feature in Wednesday night's win over Newcastle.

Bobby Zamora (broken leg) and Philippe Senderos (Achilles) are both nearing returns.

Villa (from): Friedel, Walker, Dunne, Collins, Clark, Albrighton, Petrov, Makoun, Bradley, Downing, A Young, Bent, Heskey, Agbonlahor, Reo-Coker, Marshall, Pires, Delfouneso, Cuellar, Bannan.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Stockdale, Pantsil, Hangeland, Hughes, Baird, Briggs, Davies, Riise, Murphy, Sidwell, Duff, Dempsey, Gudjohnsen, Kakuta, Kamara, Gera, Dembele, Salcido, Greening, Johnson, Halliche.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 20 September 2014
12:45
QPR v Stoke  
15:00
A Villa v Arsenal  
Burnley v Sunderland  
Newcastle v Hull City  
Swansea v Southampton  
17:30
West Ham v Liverpool  
Sunday, 21 September 2014
13:30
Leicester v Man Utd  
Tottenham v West Brom  
16:00
Everton v C Palace  
Man City v Chelsea  

Barclays Premier League

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

Updated Tue, 16 Sep 2014

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