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Fellaini: Starts three-game ban

Fellaini: Starts three-game ban

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Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini begins a three-match ban against the Gunners following his sending-off in the draw with Bolton in midweek.

However, John Heitinga could return after missing out on Wednesday with a minor knee problem while Jack Rodwell (ankle) is getting closer to a start after three games as an unused substitute.

Victor Anichebe (knee), Leon Osman (ankle) and Ross Barkley (broken leg) remain on the sidelines.

England left-back Kieran Gibbs returns to the Arsenal squad but goalkeeper Manuel Almunia (elbow), centre-half Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles), midfielder Abou Diaby (ankle) and defender Laurent Koscielny (suspension) remain unavailable, while Aaron Ramsey continues his rehabilitation following a broken leg.

Theo Walcott and Samir Nasri could come back into the starting XI, having been left on the bench for the midweek victory at Wolves.

Everton (from): Howard, Neville, Distin, Jagielka, Baines, Coleman, Cahill, Heitinga, Pienaar, Arteta, Saha, Hibbert, Bilyaletdinov, Rodwell, Beckford, Yakubu, Gueye, Silva, Baxter, Duffy, Mucha.

Arsenal (from): Fabianski, Clichy, Squillaci, Djourou, Sagna, Arshavin, Fabregas, Song, Wilshere, Rosicky, Chamakh, Szczesny, van Persie, Eboue, Walcott, Nasri, Denilson, Bendtner, Gibbs.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 25 October 2014
12:45
West Ham v Man City
15:00
Liverpool v Hull City
So'ton v Stoke
S'land v Arsenal
W Brom v C Palace
17:30
Swansea v Leicester
Sunday, 26 October 2014
13:30
Burnley v Everton
Tottenham v Newcastle  
16:00
Man Utd v Chelsea
Monday, 27 October 2014
20:00
QPR v A Villa  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 8 15 22
2 Man City 8 10 17
3 So'ton 8 14 16
4 West Ham 8 4 13
5 Liverpool 8 1 13
6 Man Utd 8 3 12
7 Arsenal 8 2 11
8 Swansea 8 1 11
9 Tottenham 8 -1 11
10 Stoke 8 -1 11
11 Hull City 8 0 10
12 A Villa 8 -8 10
13 Everton 8 0 9
14 W Brom 8 -1 9
15 Leicester 8 -2 9
16 C Palace 8 -3 8
17 S'land 8 -7 8
18 Newcastle 8 -6 7
19 Burnley 8 -9 4
20 QPR 8 -12 4

Updated Thu, 23 Oct 2014

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