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Injury and Suspensions + Fantasy Players to watch

We take a look about the injured and suspended players for week 2 and we will have a new feature which is picking the fantasy player to watch in each of the 10 games for this week.

Captain or no Captain! Thats the question !
Captain or no Captain! Thats the question !
Gareth Copley

Fulham vs Arsenal

David Stockdale will start in goal for the injured Stekelenburg,Scott Parker should make his debut.

Arsenal's Koscielny is banned after he was sent off against Aston Villa,so i would expect the back four to consist of Gibbs,Mertesacker,Sagna and Jenkinson.

Nacho Monreal is back in the squad as well but Ox and Vermaleen are out.

Fantasy player to watch : Oliver Giroud

Aston Villa vs Liverpool:

Ciaran Clark is available to face Liverpool, having overcome the head injury that forced his substitution at Chelsea in midweek.

Chris Herd is fit after a calf problem but Nathan Baker remains a doubt with a twisted ankle.

Liverpool could give a debut to left-back Aly Cissokho, who has signed on a season-long loan from Valencia.

Sebastian Coates faces a long lay-off with a knee injury, and Luis Suarez continues to serve his 10-match ban.

Fantasy player to watch : Daniel Sturridge

Newcastle vs West ham

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew must decide whether to recall Yohan Cabaye, who was left out of Monday's defeat at Manchester City following a transfer bid by Arsenal.

Steven Taylor is suspended, Cheick Tiote faces a fitness test on a groin problem, and Jonas Gutierrez and Loic Remy are definitely out.

West Ham are still without the injured pair Andy Carroll and George McCartney.

Fantasy player to watch : Hatem Ben Arfa

Stoke vs Crystal Palace :

Charlie Adam may get a start,otherwise should be a familiar starting 11.

Stoke remain without Wilson Palacios,Brek Shea and Jamie Ness.

Crystal Palace may hand a debut to Jason Puncheon, but Jerome Thomas and Bolasieremain are stil out.

Fantasy player to watch : Charlie Adam

Southampton vs Sunderland

Dani Osvaldo is in contention to make his debut,otherwise i would expect the same starting 11 that won last week.

Sunderland pair Craig Gardner and David Vaughan are available after suspension,Wes Brown and Steven Fletcher are still out.

Fantasy player to watch : Jay Rodriguez

Everton vs West Brom:

Sylvain Distin is doubtful after suffering a knock at Norwich, while fellow defender Antolin Alcaraz remains out.

Darron Gibson and Tony Hibbert will be assessed but they are unlikely to displace Ross Barkley and Seamus Coleman, who both scored last weekend.

West Brom could give a debut to Manchester City loanee Scott Sinclair.

However, Nicolas Anelka is absent on compassionate leave while Steven Reid is ruled out by injury.

Fantasy player to watch : Nika Jelavic

Hull City vs Norwich:

Hull could hand first starts to Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore while Stephan Quinn remains out.

Gary Hooper is also sidelined, but Johan Elmander could make his debut after joining on loan from Galatasaray.

Fantasy player to watch: Ricky Van Wolfswinkel

Tottenham vs Swansea: Tottenham hope to have  Lennon and  Vertonghen back after they missed the Europa League clash with Dinamo Tbilisi on Thursday.

Emmanuel Adebayor and Lewis Holtby remain on the sidelines,and Gareth Bale's sale to Real Madrid is imminent.

Swansea's Nathan Dyer is out,while Ben Davis could come back in the side.

Fantasy player to watch : Roberto Soldado

Cardiff City vs Man City:

Cardiff striker Andreas Cornelius could make his debut while Left back Andrew Taylor is available..

City are without Vincent Kompany and Micah Richards,while Matija Nastasic and Jovetic should be back after recovering from injuries.

Fantasy player to watch : Sergio Aguero

Man United vs Chelsea :

Rafael is still out while Nani,Young and Chicharito are doubtful.

David Luiz is the only doubt for Jose Mourinho team.

Fantasy player to watch : Robin Van Persie