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Team news for Sunday afternoon's Premier League clash between Tottenham and Arsenal at White Hart Lane (kick-off 4pm).

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Adebayor: Set to face Arsenal

Adebayor: Set to face Arsenal

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp will revert to his first-choice line-up for Sunday's north London derby, meaning Emmanuel Adebayor is in line to face his former club.

Redknapp, who made 10 changes to his team for the Europa League win over Shamrock Rovers, will give Aaron Lennon a fitness test after he had to come off with a stiff groin on Thursday night.

William Gallas (calf), Michael Dawson (Achilles) and Tom Huddlestone (ankle) are out but Steven Pienaar is available to play his first game of the season after overcoming a groin problem.

Arsenal will give late fitness tests to England winger Theo Walcott (knee) and Gervinho (hamstring) but central defender Laurent Koscielny (ankle) is out.

Johan Djourou (hamstring) also remains out but Yossi Benayoun (thigh) and Sebastien Squillaci both return to the squad after training this weekend.

Midfielders Jack Wilshere and Abou Diaby plus defender Thomas Vermaelen continue their rehabilitation from ankle injuries.

Tottenham (from): Gomes, Friedel, Cudicini, Bale, Kaboul, Bassong, Corluka, Walker, King, Assou-Ekotto, Rose, Parker, Modric, Livermore, Townsend, Carroll, Lennon, Kranjcar, Rose, Falque, Sandro, Pienaar, Pavlyuchenko, Defoe, Dos Santos, Adebayor, Van der Vaart.

Arsenal (from): Szczesny, Sagna, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Song, Andre Santos, Frimpong, Arteta, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Arshavin, Gervinho, Benayoun, Squillaci, Chamakh, Walcott, van Persie, Fabianski, Park, Jenkinson, Coquelin.

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Premier League Fixtures

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
19:45
Everton v C Palace
Man City v Sunderland
Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:45
Tottenham v Fulham  
15:00
A Villa v Southampton  
Cardiff v Stoke City  
Newcastle v Swansea  
West Ham v C Palace  
17:30
Chelsea v Sunderland  
Sunday, 20 April 2014
12:00
Norwich v Liverpool  
14:05
Hull City v Arsenal  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Liverpool 34 51 77
2 Chelsea 34 42 75
3 Man City 32 54 70
4 Arsenal 34 18 67
5 Everton 33 22 66
6 Tottenham 34 0 60
7 Man Utd 33 18 57
8 Southampton 34 5 48
9 Newcastle 34 -14 46
10 Stoke City 34 -10 43
11 West Ham 34 -9 37
12 C Palace 33 -15 37
13 Hull City 33 -6 36
14 A Villa 33 -14 34
15 Swansea 34 -5 33
16 West Brom 33 -11 33
17 Norwich 34 -27 32
18 Fulham 34 -40 30
19 Cardiff 34 -34 29
20 Sunderland 32 -25 25

Updated Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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