Although he hasn’t found the net since bagging two goals on the opening day of the season, the Dutchman looked sharp against Andorra in midweek as his brace helped seal his country’s passage to the World Cup proper.
Arsenal new boy Mesut Ozil is poised to make his debut as the North Londoner’s travel to Sunderland and given the Black Cats woeful start to the season, points are in the offing for the German.
Tottenham welcome Norwich City to White Hart Lane with summer signing Christian Eriksen set to feature, although it’s worth noting they haven’t beaten the Canaries in their last four attempts.
And will Manuel Pellegrini finally hand Alvaro Negredo a start? The Spanish striker has come off the bench to score in Manchester City’s last two matches and must be in his manager’s mind when they head to Stoke.
Players who have held on to Romelu Lukaku following his switch from Chelsea to Everton will be disappointed as the Belgian striker is unable to feature against his parent club when the two sides meet this weekend.
Injuries mean Daniel Sturridge and Joe Cole are unlikely to feature, whilst inform defenders Ben Davies and Seamus Coleman face tricky opposition in Liverpool and Chelsea respectively.