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Brighton boss earmarks Leicester City's Jamie Vardy as key threat, Watford boss hits back at 'defensive' label - Premier League preview

With the international break now done and dusted, the Premier League makes its welcome return this weekend. The narrative simply couldn't be any richer; Jose Mourinho is back in town, there's a host of potential injury problems across the board, and a fantastic set of fixtures to enjoy.

Here's our mini preview for the weekend's action, featuring the likes of Sheffield United's huge game against Manchester United, and Chelsea's big trip to the Etihad Stadium to take on Pep Guardiola's Manchester United.

The Special One's first game as Spurs manager being the televised Saturday lunchtime match really is a treat. Will he turn the free-flowing side into a turgid defensive unit? Harry Kane will certainly hope not!

1. Jose Mourinho set for first Spurs match

The Special One's first game as Spurs manager being the televised Saturday lunchtime match really is a treat. Will he turn the free-flowing side into a turgid defensive unit? Harry Kane will certainly hope not!
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Granit Xhaka's last match in a Gunners shirt saw him booed off the field, and stripped of the captaincy. Unai Emery has hinted that he could play this weekend, in what should be an easy task for Arsenal.

2. Arsenal could welcome back axed midfielder for Saints game

Granit Xhaka's last match in a Gunners shirt saw him booed off the field, and stripped of the captaincy. Unai Emery has hinted that he could play this weekend, in what should be an easy task for Arsenal.
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John Egan was injured on international duty in midweek, and Chris Wilder will make a late decision on whether to risk him against Manchester United. The Red Devils have won just once on the road in the league this season.

3. Sheffield United boss to make last-minute call on John Egan

John Egan was injured on international duty in midweek, and Chris Wilder will make a late decision on whether to risk him against Manchester United. The Red Devils have won just once on the road in the league this season.
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Watford are hoping to follow up their win over Norwich with one against Burnley. Their manager has hit back at claims that he's a defensive coach, and hinted that he'll look to play a 4-4-2 once his side hit their stride.

4. Quique Snchez Flores eager to shake up Hornets formation

Watford are hoping to follow up their win over Norwich with one against Burnley. Their manager has hit back at claims that he's a defensive coach, and hinted that he'll look to play a 4-4-2 once his side hit their stride.
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