Premier League Injury News, Fantasy Impact: No Ozil for Arsenal, Lucas Returns

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Premier League Injury News, Fantasy Impact: No Ozil for Arsenal, Lucas Returns
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This weekend's Premier League action sees two huge matches take place on Sunday. Manchester United host Liverpool, and Arsenal travel across North London to face archrivals Tottenham.

Here is the team news ahead of those two enticing derbies along with the rest of the weekend's action.

 

Hull City vs. Manchester City

Manchester City are sweating on the fitness of Sergio Aguero after he felt a twinge during the Champions League tie with Barcelona. Hull hope to be able to welcome Jake Livermore back to availability.

Hull City vs. Manchester City
Hull City Manchester City
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Robbie Brady Jake Livermore Sergio Aguero
Paul McShane Matija Nastasic

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Everton vs. Cardiff City

The Toffees hope to be able to welcome Steven Pienaar and Phil Jagielka back, although Lacina Traore remains an absentee. Cardiff are still without Mark Hudson and Ben Turner.

Everton vs. Cardiff City
Everton Cardiff
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Lacina Traore Steven Pienaar Ben Turner
Antolin Alcaraz Phil Jagielka Mark Hudson
Bryan Oviedo Andrew Taylor
Arouna Kone
Darron Gibson

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Fulham vs. Newcastle United

Fernando Amorebieta is touch-and-go for this one, although Scott Parker and Damien Duff remain out. Newcastle will make late decisions on Loic Remy, Davide Santon and Hatem Ben Arfa, and manager Alan Pardew begins his three-match stadium ban.

Fulham vs. Newcastle United
Fulham Newcastle
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Ashkan Dejagah F. Amorebieta Rob Elliott Loic Remy
Damien Duff Gabriel Obertan Davide Santon
Scott Parker Ryan Taylor Hatem Ben Arfa
Gael Bigirimana

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Southampton vs. Norwich City

Jos Hooiveld might return for Southampton, but Jack Cork is a longer-term doubt. Norwich might be able to welcome Jonas Gutierrez back to availability, but Leroy Fer remains out.

Southampton vs. Norwich City
Southampton Norwich
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Jack Cork Jos Hooiveld Leroy Fer Jonas Gutierrez
Kevin Davis Michael Turner
Elliot Bennett

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Stoke City vs. West Ham

Stoke City vs. West Ham
Stoke West Ham
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Robert Huth Joey O'Brien
Oussama Assaidi Ricardo Vaz Te

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Robert Huth and Joey O'Brien are the main absentees for Stoke City and West Ham, respectively.

 

Sunderland vs. Crystal Palace

Sunderland have a number of short-term injury worries, while Crystal Palace will continue to miss the influence of Marouane Chamakh.

Sunderland vs. Crystal Palace
Sunderland Crystal Palace
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Valentin Roberge Marouane Chamakh
Jozy Altidore
Craig Gardner
Wes Brown
Keiren Westwood

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Swansea vs. West Brom

Pablo Hernandez and Jonjo Shelvey are both sidelined with hamstring injuries, but Michu might be available for Garry Monk after a long spell on the sidelines. Steven Reid and Claudio Yacob could both return for the Baggies if they pass late fitness tests.

Swansea vs. West Brom
Swansea West Brom
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Pablo Hernandez Michu Chris Brunt
Jonjo Shelvey Diego Lugano
Kyle Bartley Billy Jones

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Aston Villa vs. Chelsea

David Luiz might return for Chelsea, but the game comes just too soon for Ashley Cole and Fernando Torres. Jores Okore is nearing a return for the Villans, while on-loan Ryan Bertrand is ineligible for this one.

Aston Villa vs. Chelsea
Aston Villa Chelsea
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Ryan Bertrand (inel) Ashley Cole David Luiz
Libor Kozak Fernando Torres
Jores Okore Marco van Ginkel
Charles N'Zogbia

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Manchester United vs. Liverpool

Rafael should be available for United, but Jonny Evans and Javier Hernandez remain sidelined. Liverpool welcome Lucas Leiva back to availability.

Manchester United vs. Liverpool
Manchester United Liverpool
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Javier Hernandez Rafael Jose Enrique Mamadou Sakho
Jonny Evans
Nani

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Tottenham vs. Arsenal

Michael Dawson remains out for Spurs, but Christian Eriksen and Danny Rose are available for selection after playing against Benfica, while Moussa Dembele might return. Arsenal, meanwhile, have the longest injury list in the league at the moment. Mesut Ozil and Yaya Sanogo were added to it in recent days, meaning the club will really solely on Olivier Giroud.

Tottenham vs. Arsenal
Tottenham Arsenal
Out Doubt Out Doubt
Etienne Capoue Moussa Dembele Mesut Ozil Kim Kallstrom
Erik Lamela Aaron Ramsey
Michael Dawson Yaya Sanogo
Vlad Chiriches Nicklas Bendtner
Kieran Gibbs
Abou Diaby
Jack Wilshere
Theo Walcott

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