Premier League Injury News, Fantasy Impact: Chelsea Do Battle Without Hazard

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Premier League Injury News, Fantasy Impact: Chelsea Do Battle Without Hazard
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The chase for the Premier League title enters its final full month with leaders Liverpool facing major rivals Manchester City on Sunday.

Chelsea return from Champions League action with a trip to Swansea City on Sunday, while Tottenham Hotspur travel to West Bromwich Albion the previous day.

Here's the latest team news for this weekend's Premier League programme.

 

Crystal Palace vs. Aston Villa

Dwight Gayle has returned to fitness after an ankle injury, giving Tony Pulis a fully fit squad.

Aston Villa have a host of problems, with Christian Benteke definitely out with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Crystal Palace vs. Aston Villa
Out Kozak
N'Zogbia
Benteke
Okore
Doubt Delph
El Ahmadi
Agbonlahor
Helenius

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Fulham vs. Norwich City

Scott Parker has trained this week and is in contention as Fulham face fellow relegation rivals Norwich at Craven Cottage.

Leroy Fer, Joseph Yobo and Ryan Bennett face late fitness tests for Norwich.

Fulham vs. Norwich City
Out Mitroglou Doubt Bennett
Duff Fer
Yobo
Doubt Karagounis
Heitinga
Parker
Burn

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Southampton vs. Cardiff City

Saints will be without Jay Rodriguez, who saw his World Cup dreams disappear when he picked up a knee injury last weekend.

Cardiff winger Craig Noone is out for the season, while Kenwyne Jones, Declan John and Ben Turner are doubtful.

Southampton vs. Cardiff City
Out Rodriguez Out Noone
Ramirez Gunnarsson
Yoshida Fabio
Hudson
Doubt Jones
Doubt Boruc John
Turner

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Stoke City vs. Newcastle United

The Potters continue to be without Oussama Assaidi, who continues to struggle with a knee problem, but Stephen Ireland should return following a spell out due to illness.

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul could return after missing the last two matches with a knee injury.

Stoke vs. Newcastle
Out Assaidi Out Sissoko
Huth Debuchy
Remy
Obertan
Taylor
Doubt Adam Doubt Krul
Ireland

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Sunderland vs. Everton

Everton travel to Sunderland looking to continue their push for a Champions League spot, but they may be without midfielder Leon Osman, who faces a late fitness test on a facial injury.

Sunderland are still without striker Steven Fletcher.

Sunderland vs. Everton
Out Fletcher Out Pienaar
Westwood Traore
Jagielka
Oviedo
Kone
Doubt Osman

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West Bromwich Albion vs. Tottenham Hotspur

The Baggies are set to be boosted by the news that Claudio Yacob is ready to return following a hamstring injury.

Roberto Soldado, Erik Lamela and Etienne Capoue remain sidelined for Tottenham.

West Brom vs. Tottenham
Out Gera Out Soldado
Lamela
Capoue
Doubt Yacob Doubt Vertonghen
Brunt
Morrison Capoue
Dorrans
Jones

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Liverpool vs. Manchester City

Daniel Agger is Liverpool's only notable worry on account of a knee problem as they face title rivals Manchester City.

Sergio Aguero is set to return for City after a five-match absence with a hamstring problem.

Liverpool vs. Man City
Out Enrique Out Nastasic
Doubt Agger Doubt Toure

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Swansea City vs. Chelsea

Kyle Bartley is the only absentee for Swansea City.

Chelsea will be without Eden Hazard, who limped out of the win over Paris Saint-Germain with a calf complaint.

Swansea vs. Chelsea
Out Bartley Out Hazard
Doubt Terry

Physioroom

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