Injury and Suspensions + Fantasy Players to watch

Stu Forster

We take a look about the injured and suspended players for week 3 plus the fantasy players to watch in each of the 9 games for this week.

Remember there is NO games for Chelsea and Aston Villa for this week.

Man City vs Hull City

Nastasic reamains a doubt for this game so Javi Garcia might play in defence again.

Alvaro Negredo is in contention to start after his goal against Cardiff City.

Hull are without striker Yannick Sagbo after his red card against Norwich with Danny Graham likely to replace him.

Remember we will see the line up for this game so you can make your last minute changes.

Fantasy player to watch : Agueroooooooooooooooooooooo

West Ham vs Stoke

West Ham are without midfielder Alou Diarra, who looks set to miss the rest of the season after picking up a knee ligament injury in the League Cup.

Andy Carroll (heel) and George McCartney (knee) remain out.

Stoke striker Peter Crouch is back after missing the Potters' League Cup win through illness, although hat-trick hero Kenwyne Jones may keep his place.

Jamie Ness has a thigh injury and is City's only certain absentee.

Fantasy player to watch: Modibo Maiga

Cardiff City vs Everton

Malky Mackay should play the same starting 11 that beat Manchester City after resting a number of players in the League Cup win over Accrington.

Summer signing Andreas Cornelius is out after injuring his ankle at the Crown Ground.

Everton are expected to recall Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini after they started on the bench in the midweek cup victory over Stevenage.

Darron Gibson remains a doubt while Alcaraz is out.

Fantasy player to watch : Peter Whittingham

Newcastle vs Fulham

Yohan Cabaye and Loic Remy might be included in the squad but midfielders Cheick Tiote and Jonas Gutierrez are out,Steven Taylor is suspended.

Goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg is set to miss out with the shoulder injury he picked up in the 1-0 win over Sunderland on the opening day.

Fernando Amorebieta and Kieran Richardson remains out.

Fantasy player to watch: Papis Cisse

Norwich vs Southampton

Ryan Bennett is a doubt while striker Gary Hooper remains out.

Guly do Prado and Jos Hooiveld will be assessed ahead of Saturday's trip. Both missed Tuesday's win through illness and could be absent again at Carrow Road.

Dani Osvaldo could get his first start of the season.

Fantasy player to watch : Rickie Lambert

Crystal Palace vs Sunderland

Ian Holloway is expected to revert back to the side which lost at Stoke in the Premier League last Saturday.

Jerome Thomas is likely to stay on the sidelines with an ankle injury sustained in pre-season, while Yannick Bolasie (hamstring), Jonny Parr (ankle) and Paddy McCarthy (groin) all remain absent.

Sunderland midfielder Stephane Sessegnon will not make the trip after being arrested and charged with drink driving while Steven Fletcher is back.

Fantasy player to watch : Jozy Altidore

West Brom vs Swansea

Nicolas Anelka is back in the squad after his return from compassionate leave while fellow team mate Scott Sinclair should make his debut after joining from Man City.

Boaz Myhill should start in goal for the injured Ben Foster.

Wilfried Bony might get his first start of the season,Nathan Dyer and Neil Taylor are out.

Fantasy player to watch : Shane Long

Liverpool vs Man United

Liverpool's Kolo Toure and Aly Cissokho are doubts after being forced off through injury against Notts County.

Fellow defender Martin Skrtel has recovered from a knee problem and should be available but the Reds will assess Joe Allen's hamstring injury.

Manchester United defender Phil Jones is expected to play despite hurting his back against Chelsea.

Wayne Rooney could keep his starting spot after impressing against the Blues on Monday.

Fantasy player to watch : Steven Gerrard

Arsenal vs Tottenham

Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny is back after serving a one-game domestic ban and recovering from a head injury.

Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere are both fit despite minor midweek knocks, but Lukas Podolski, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mikel Arteta are all sidelined.

Tottenham rested several key players against Dinamo Tbilisi, and the likes of Hugo Lloris, Roberto Soldado and Paulinho are all expected to return.

Jermain Defoe is set to be on the bench despite scoring twice on Thursday.

Fantasy player to watch : Theo Walcott

My Current team: Hart/Clichy/Zabaleta/Lescott/Silva/Coutinho/Whittingham/Walcott/Sturridge/Aguero (c)/Negredo or Dzeko.

Good luck with your picks this week.

Cheers,

Mo

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