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Jelavic: Returns after a groin problem

Jelavic: Returns after a groin problem

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Luke Young could feature for QPR against the Toffees after a month sidelined with a hamstring injury.

Djibril Cisse and Samba Diakite will both miss the game through suspension.

Fitz Hall trained with the squad this week but manager Mark Hughes does not believe the defender will be ready for the game.

Striker DJ Campbell is set to return to training from a hamstring injury next week.

Nikica Jelavic could be set for a return to the Everton squad.

The Croatian, who has played just 30 minutes since his January move from Rangers, has missed the last two matches with a groin problem but he played 45 minutes in an international friendly against Sweden in midweek.

Midfielders Jack Rodwell (hamstring) and Leon Osman (knee) could also be in line for a recall after appearing for the reserves but Darron Gibson is missing with a knee injury.

QPR (from): Kenny, Cerny, Murphy, Young, Gabbidon, Onuoha, Ferdinand, Taiwo, Traore, Hall, Hill, Derry, Diakite, Barton, Buzsaky, Taarabt, Smith, Mackie, Wright-Phillips, Hulse, Macheda, Bothroyd, Zamora.

Everton (from): Howard, Heitinga, Baines, Hibbert, Distin, Neville, Cahill, Drenthe, Fellaini, Stracqualursi, Mucha, Duffy, Gueye, Anichebe, Coleman, Rodwell, Osman, Vellios, Pienaar, Jelavic.

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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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