Havard Nordtveit joined West Ham United in the summer transfer window.
Leeds United hope to maintain their excellent form at the iPro Stadium this weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could play against Arsenal, while Mousa Dembele looks set to miss the game against West Bromwich Albion.
Steve McClaren has returned to Derby County as the first-team manager.
Aston Villa kick off the Steve Bruce era with a visit of Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Birmingham manager Rowett has stated that he wants the club to become a football factory for great young talent.
Carlos Carvalhal takes his Wednesday side to the Championship leaders on Sunday lunchtime.
Steven Thompson has hailed Celtic youngster Kieran Tierney.
Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu needs to play better than he is at the moment.
Leeds United goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell seems set to be on the sidelines for a while.
Sunderland once again find themselves in a precarious position early in the season following a poor string of results.
Following the engine failure that cost him victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix, an understandably frustrated Lewis Hamilton suggested that “somebody, or someone, doesn’t want me to win this year”.
Nothing says baseball lifer like getting married at home plate on the morning before a game.