Premier League restart: Which players will be back from injury when season resumes? | Football News

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The Premier League is gearing up for a return to action, but which players are back fit with a quarter of the season still to play? Sky Sports provides a club-by-club health check.

Arsenal

The lockdown has afforded on-loan Southampton full-back Cedric Soares the chance to earn a permanent switch after making a full recovery from a knee injury that has kept him sidelined throughout his time at the Emirates.

Lucas Torreira, who faced a long period out with an ankle injury sustained in the FA Cup win over Portsmouth, has also been able to resume light training following a fracture of the fibula.

The Uruguayan looked to have played his last game this season when he was ruled out for 10 weeks on March 9 – but he is now expected to play his part.

Full-backs Kieran Tierney (match fitness) and Sead Kolasinac (shoulder) are also back available while there is even an outside chance of Calum Chambers (knee) being fit should the season spill into August.

Aston Villa

Another team to have potentially benefited from having a number of weeks to get members of the first-team squad back up to speed for the run-in. Dean Smith will be able to call upon a fully fit John McGinn, who has missed the last 10 Premier League games with a broken ankle.

Villa removed goalkeeper Tom Heaton and striker Wesley from their 25-man squad in January due to injury – and the pair are unlikely to feature again this season after the Premier League confirmed that clubs will not be able to amend the 25-man squad list that was submitted in January.

The current stance is that every application will be assessed on a case-by-case…