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Crystal Palace host Manchester City this weekend.
The Welsh international is hoping to push on and get back in form with Forest.
Manchester United and Liverpool go head-to-head in an early season test of both side's credentials, with two old rivals level on points after four games.
The Leeds United star has not been in his best form recently.
The 24-year-old Dutchman has gone from bit-part player to key contributor since Sherwood's arrival in February.
The Hammers boss has also joked that McClaren's side are trying to catch his side in the red card count.
HITC Sport understands Cardiff City striker Federico Macheda faces up to three months on the sidelines with a back injury.
Etienne Capoue left Tottenham for Watford over the summer.
We look ahead to another intriguing weekend of Premier League action by rounding up 10 key stats.
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Construction workers in Sacramento, Calif., have a new kind of boss: A drone.
Investors yanked $29.5 billion out of global equity funds in the week that ended Aug 26, the biggest single-week outflow on record as markets around the world over went into meltdown mode, according to data from Citi.