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  • Injury Report: Gameweek 25

    Tom Cleverley: Back in businessManchester United are boosted by the possible return of midfielder Tom Cleverley ahead of their Premier League showdown with Liverpool on Saturday.

    The young midfielder has not played for United since October due to an ankle injury but has stepped up his recovery during the week and could be back on the bench for the highly anticipated match at Old Trafford.

    Liverpool must decide whether to start Luis Suarez, who is certain to face a hostile reception after he was banned for eight games for racially abusing Patrice Evra earlier in the season.

    Suarez's suspension finished for Monday's 0-0 draw

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  • Friday Fantasy Football chat

    Luis Suarez - Back from his holsThe Fantasist dropped by to answer all your questions about the weekend's Premier League matches and how they relate to Yahoo! Fantasy Football.

    Click below to run through the transcript and maybe even pick up a tip or two!

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  • Injury Report: Gameweek 24

    Bodde being stretchered offSwansea's Dutch midfielder Ferrie Bodde suffered a knee injury in a reserve game against Arsenal on Wednesday night.

    Bodde has flown home to Holland to consult a surgeon about the right knee injury he suffered in a challenge after just two minutes of the game at Parc y Scarlets.

    The good news for Bodde is the injury is not to the same knee which required two operations and saw him miss almost three years of action.

    Sunderland defender Wes Brown is likely to be sidelined for eight weeks by his knee injury.

    The former Manchester United man damaged a knee during Sunday's 1-1 FA Cup fourth round

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  • Injury report: Gameweek 23

    Balotelli and KompanyManchester City are experiencing some mixed news on the suspension front ahead of their next Premier League match next week.

    The league leaders travel to Everton on Tuesday evening with club captain and star centre-back Vincent Kompany available again after completing his four-match suspension.

    However, striker Mario Balotelli serves the second part of his own four-game ban for violent conduct.

    Fulham may be without influential attacker Moussa Dembelenext week after the Belgian withdrew from this weekend's FA Cup clash with Everton because of a hip injury which also ruled him out of last

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  • Fantasy Football chat

    Gary Cahill: A good fantasy choice?The Fantasist stopped by once again with his tips ahead of the Premier League weekend.

    Are there any players you should be jettisoning from your squad, or any bargains you should be picking up?

    Which players might rack up the points this weekend and put you in a stronger position?

    Re-live the chat to find out.

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  • Injury report: Gameweek 22

    Managers who have been riding the excellent performances of Emmanuel Adebayor this season face a dilemma this weekend.

    The Spurs striker is ineligible for the game at Manchester City as part of the conditions of his loan from the Etihad Stadium - bosses must either accept a week of no points or flog the Togolese.

    Elsewhere, QPR welcome back captain Joey Barton for the game against Wigan following his suspension, while Blackburn striker Ayegbeni Yakubu is banned.

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  • Fantasy Football chat

    Thierry Henry: Will you be signing him up?The Fantasist stopped by once again with his tips ahead of the Premier League weekend.

    Are there any players you should be jettisoning from your squad, or any bargains you should be picking up?

    Which players might rack up the points this weekend and put you in a stronger position?

    Relive the chat to find out.

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  • Injury report: Gameweek 21

    David Silva

    Manchester City have really missed the wizardry of their playmaker David Silva of late, and Roberto Mancini is desperate to have the Spaniard back in his ranks for the trip to Wigan.

    Silva has been absent as City have suffered a blip in form, and Mancini will be sweating over the midfielder's ankle problem ahead of the clash with the Latics with Yaya Toure at the African Cup of Nations.

    For Chelsea, the news is positive: Daniel Sturridge and John Terry have both been declared fit for the visit of Martin O'Neill's Sunderland.

    Branislav Ivanovic and John Obi Mikel have failed to recover, while

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  • Fantasy Football chat

    The Fantasist stopped by once again with his tips ahead of the Premier League action.

    Are there any players you should be jettisoning from your squad, or any bargains you should be picking up?

    Which players might rack up the points this weekend and put you in a stronger position?

    Relive the chat to find out.

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  • Injury report: Gameweek 20

    The festive period has not been kind to Manchester United, who have been dealt fresh concerns as they contend with a rapidly expanding injury list.United must now do without Jonny Evans

    A 5-0 win over Wigan Athletic on Boxing Day saw Jonny Evans forced off with a calf injury and he will now miss the home game with Blackburn Rovers on New Year's Eve.

    United had already been forced to field Antonio Valencia and Michael Carrick in defence, with Nemanja Vidic heading a long list of absentees, and will hope that Rio Ferdinand, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling can all overcome problems to be available on Saturday.

    Liverpool are deprived of

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