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Premier League Injury News, Fantasy Impact: Reds Without Gerrard and Sturridge

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 4:  Steven Gerrard of Liverpool looses his boot under pressure from Russell Martin of Norwich City during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Norwich City at Anfield on December 4, 2013 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
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Alex LivieFeatured ColumnistDecember 12, 2013

The Premier League is back in focus this weekend following Champions League action, and there will be managers casting nervous eyes to the treatment room.

Liverpool had the week off to recharge their batteries, but they will go into battle with Tottenham without injured pair Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge.

The following are the latest injury reports for each Premier League fixture on the schedule for Dec. 14-15.

Manchester City entertain Arsenal, with the visitors awaiting the return of Lukas Podolski from a hamstring injury.

Manchester City vs. Arsenal
Man CityQuestionableRichardsHamstring
ClichyAnkle
JoveticCalf
OutNastasicCalf
ArsenalQuestionableSagnaHamstring
PodolskiHamstring
OutMiyaichiHamstring
Oxlade-ChamberlainKnee
DiabyKnee
SanogoBack
Physioroom

West Bromwich Albion travel to Cardiff City. Baggies manager Steve Clarke has no fresh injury concerns.

Cardiff vs. West Brom
West BromQuestionableAnichebeIllness
AnelkaGroin
SinclairHamstring
FosterAnkle
OutThorneKnee
CardiffQuestionableTaylorKnock
BellamyHamstring
Out
Physioroom

Chelsea play host to Crystal Palace, with manager Jose Mourinho set to hand Oscar a late fitness test on his ankle knock. 

Chelsea vs. Crystal Palace
ChelseaQuestionableOscarAnkle
OutVan GinkelKnee
PalaceQuestionableThomasAnkle
HuntAnkle
OutGuediouraRib
MoxeyHamstring
McCarthyGroin
MurrayKnee
Physioroom

Everton entertain Fulham, and they remain without Leighton Baines on account of a broken toe.

Everton vs. Fulham
EvertonQuestionable
OutBainesAnkle
KoneKnee
GibsonKnee
FulhamQuestionableBentHamstring
AmorebietaHamstring
BriggsGroin
OutRodallegaGroin
HangelandBack
Physioroom

Southampton make the long trip north to face Newcastle, and they will be without Victor Wanyama due to a leg injury. Goalkeeper Artur Boruc is also out. 

Newcastle vs. Southampton
NewcastleQuestionable
OutR TaylorKnee
SouthamptonQuestionableFoxHamstring
ClyneHamstring
SchneiderlinGroin
DavisBack
OutWanyamaShin
BorucHand
Do PradoKnee
Physioroom

West Ham host Sunderland, and they remain without injured striker Andy Carroll.

West Ham vs. Sunderland
West HamQuestionableReidFoot
OutDowningAnkle
Vaz TeShoulder
CarrollAnkle
SunderlandQuestionableCuellarHip
OutWestwoodShoulder
Physioroom

Hull City take on Stoke City, with manager Steve Bruce hopeful the furore over their proposed name change won't derail the players.

Hull City vs. Stoke City
HullQuestionable
OutDudgeonKnee
QuinnHamstring
AlukoLeg
StokeQuestionableBegovicThigh
AdamKnock
PietersGroin
OutHuthKnee
Physioroom

Aston Villa entertain Manchester United, who remain without Michael Carrick.

Aston Villa vs. Manchester United
Aston VillaQuestionableKozakFoot
LunaGroin
VlaarCalf
BennettBack
N'ZogbiaCalf
OutOkoreKnee
Man UtdQuestionableEvraKnock
VidicKnock
SmallingHamstring
FellainiBack
OutVan PersieThigh
CarrickFoot
FletcherBowel Condition
Physioroom

Swansea make the trip to Norwich City, with keeper Michel Vorm set for a late fitness test on his knee injury.

Norwich City vs. Swansea
SwanseaQuestionableVormKnee
VazquezGroin
RangelCalf
BonyHamstring
OutBrittonAnkle
MonkKnee
NorwichQuestionableBunnAnkle
Van WolfswinkelAnkle
BennettKnee
OutPilkingtonHamstring
TetteyAnkle
SnodgrassKnee
Physioroom

Tottenham entertain Liverpool, and both sides have to contend with injuries to key players.

Tottenham vs. Liverpool
TottenhamQuestionableKaboulHip
ChirichesKnee
VertonghenAnkle
AdebayorKnee
KaneBack
EriksenAnkle
RoseAnkle
Out
LiverpoolQuestionableHendersonAnkle
AggerIllness
OutGerrardHamstring
SturridgeAnkle
EnriqueKnee
CoatesKnee
Physioroom

 

 

 

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