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Petr Cech    G    Chelsea
Cech is not in the 18 for Saturday's match against Sunderland.

Fantasy Analysis

There doesn't appear to be any injury here, with Mark Schwarzer getting the start and Hilario acting as the backup. Cech should be back in the starting XI for Tuesday's Champions League match against Atletico Madrid.
Eden Hazard    M    Chelsea
Hazard, who will not play in Saturday's Premier League match against Sunderland, is considered a major doubt for Tuesday's Champions League match against Atletico Madrid, ESPN FC reports. "I wouldn't say he's definitely out at this stage," manager Jose Mourinho said, "but the fact that he hasn't trained with the group would suggest he still remains a doubt."

Fantasy Analysis

Hazard is a vital player for the Blues' success, although they are so good defensively that they could try to keep the match close and then have Hazard return for the second leg. Even if he is able to play Tuesday, it's possible that Chelsea could then hold him out next weekend against Liverpool.
Sandro    M    Tottenham
Sandro tweeted Saturday that he is not injured, but he is also not included in the 18 against Fulham.

Fantasy Analysis

Sandro was believed to be out with a calf injury, but his announcement that he is not injured certainly raised some questions. It appears he's fallen enough out of favor with manager Tim Sherwood that he doesn't even make the bench Saturday, which could indicate another potential move this summer.
Mattia Destro    F    Roma
An appeal by Destro for a reduction in his three-match ban for punching Cagliari's Davide Astori has been denied, Football Italia reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Hopefully Destro learns from this mistake.
Gonzalo Higuain    F    Napoli
Higuain will be rested when Napoli face Udinese after picking up a minor injury in training, Football Italia reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Higuain can certainly use the rest.
Jesus Navas    M    Manchester City
Navas is suffering from an ankle injury and he will not play Monday against West Brom, ESPN UK reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Navas was held out of Wednesday's draw with Sunderland and it appears his ankle is a little more worrisome than initially expected. It is unclear when he will return, but he adds to an already injured midfield that also includes Yaya Toure (groin) and David Silva (ankle).
Robin van Persie    F    Manchester Utd
Van Persie is continuing his rehab from a knee injury in Holland, but he remains without a timetable for return, the club's official web site reports. "Robin is in Holland and improving but we always thought it would be four to six weeks," manager David Moyes said Friday. "We'll have a better assessment in the next week or so. Our medical team is heading out there to see him this week to get a better feel as to exactly where he is."

Fantasy Analysis

With only four fixtures remaining after this weekend, and United far out of the Champions League picture for next season, there seems to be little reason to try to rush van Persie back, especially in a World Cup year. If he doesn't keep progressing, he could be done for the season.
Jonny Evans    D    Manchester Utd
Evans (calf) has been ruled out of Sunday's match against Everton, the club's official web site reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Everton have been scoring goals lately, especially at Goodison Park, so Evans didn't make for a great play this weekend anyway. That changes over the next three fixtures, with United hosting Norwich City, Sunderland and Hull City, before finishing the Premier League season at Southampton.
Rafael    D    Manchester Utd
Rafael has been ruled out of Sunday's match against Everton due to a thigh injury, the club's official web site reports.

Fantasy Analysis

This weekend's match wasn't a great clean sheet opportunity for Rafael anyway, so his absence shouldn't bother too many fantasy teams. However, United have three straight home matches against Norwich, Sunderland and Hull City after this weekend, which are certainly more encouraging matchups for the defender, if he can return to fitness.
John Terry    D    Chelsea
Terry has been offered a new one-year contract with Chelsea, but the contract includes a significant pay reduction, according to the Mirror.

Fantasy Analysis

Chelsea, like other teams, will typically only offer players over 30 years old one-year extensions. With the current offer, he will have to decide if he is willing to earn less to stay with his signature club.