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Ahead of weekend’s matches across big leagues, here are the latest fitness updates from top teams. 

Raphael Varane fit to face Tottenham

Manchester United defender Raphael Varane is available for selection when his side takes on Tottenham Hotspur this weekend. The Frenchman, who was expected to be on the sidelines for a few weeks after picking up a growing injury during the international break has already rejoined the first-team squad.

Anthony Martial, who also picked up a knock while on international duty has also resumed training.

Crystal Palace midfielder Eberechi Eze resumes training

Crystal Palace manager  Patrick Vieira has revealed midfielder Eberechi Eze is back in training after recovering from an Achilles injury. The Nigerian is likely to miss out weekend’s tie against defending champions Manchester City as the clash comes too soon.

“So I was really pleased with where he is at the moment but it’s still too short for him to take part in the game tomorrow,” Vieira said on Friday.

Man City’s Ferran Torres out with injury

Manchester City will miss the services of Ferran Torres who is out with a foot injury when they take on Crystal Palace this Saturday while Ben Mendy remains suspended.

Chelsea team news ahead of Newcastle United tie

Chelsea will miss the services of Mateo Kovacic, Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, and Christian Pulisic who are on the sidelines with injuries. However, Thomas Tuchel is set to welcome back Cezar Azpilicueta and Andreas Christensen who have been passed fit ahead of their trip to St James’ Park.

Ben White to face a late fitness test

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has revealed that Ben White will face a late fitness test in order to prove he is ready to face Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. The England international who went off in Tuesday evening’s win over Leeds United after struggling with a stomach bug.

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