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Team News: McArthur and Dann Return

14 January 2017


James McArthur and Scott Dann have been deemed fit enough to start for Crystal Palace against West Ham United this afternoon.

The pair's inclusion are the two alterations that Sam Allardyce has made to his starting line-up from the last Premier League match against Swansea City, as they replace Martin Kelly and Wilfried Zaha, who has at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Meanwhile, new signing Jeffrey Schlupp and Loic Remy included among the Eagles substitutes for their first ever game at the London Stadium.

West Ham have made three changes from the team that lost 2-0 to Manchester United in their last league game 12 days ago, with Dimitri Payet exiled to the bench amidst speculation over his future.

Andy Carroll takes his place in attack, while James Collins and Mark Noble also return to the line-up in place of Havard Nordtveid and Cheikhou Kouyate.

West Ham: Randolph, Reid, Collins, Ogbonna, Antonio, Feghouli, Noble, Obiang, Cresswell, Lanzini, Carroll. Subs: Adrian, Byram, Oxford, Fernandes, Quina, Fletcher, Calleri.

Palace: Hennessey, Tomkins, Dann, Delaney, Ward, McArthur, Ledley, Townsend, Cabaye, Puncheon, C. Benteke. Subs: Speroni, Fryers, Schlupp, Kelly, Flamini, Lee, Remy.

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