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Tyler Blackett    D    Manchester United
Blackett and Manchester United have agreed to a new contract that will expire in 2017 for about £20,000 per week, reports the Daily Mail.

Fantasy Analysis

Blackett is a product of United's youth academy, and was one of the team's priorities to sign to a longer contract. He has successful earned his spot in the first team, making 10 appearances for the side so far this season.
Christian Benteke    F    Aston Villa
Manager Tim Sherwood challenged Benteke to score a hat trick to rediscover his goal-scoring form from past seasons, according to the Daily Mail.

Fantasy Analysis

Benteke has scored twice since returning to action after an achilles injury, and was dropped from the starting squad by previous manager Paul Lambert. He was promoted back to a starting position by Sherwood, but still has some work to do to get back to his old form.
Nani    M    Sporting CP
Nani said that he is still interested in returning to Manchester United after his current loan to Sporting Lisbon expires, reports Sky Sports.

Fantasy Analysis

Nani said his move to Lisbon was in an effort to play more frequently, and that he still loves Manchester United. He added that he has had some message exchanges with Manchester United executive Ed Woodward.
Lukasz Piszczek    D    Borussia Dortmund
Piszczek will be out for six weeks after suffering a syndesmotic ankle sprain against Juventus, BVB.de reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Following a challenge by Juventus' Paul Pogba on Tuesday night, Piszczek had to be taken off the field on 32 minutes. Further analysis of the injury has found that Piszczek damaged the syndesmosis ligament that connects the tibula and fibula. Team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan suffered a similar injury in September and had to endure a six week stint on the sidelines.
Jose Enrique    D    Liverpool
Enrique picked up a knee injury and is without a definite timetable for return, Setanta Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Enrique doesn't see many opportunities on the pitch for Liverpool and may stay on the bench when he ultimately returns to health. In evidence of this, the 29-year-old has only played in four Premier League matches this season.
Glen Johnson    D    Liverpool
Johnson wasn't available for Thursday's Europa League loss to Besiktas because he was dealing with an illness.

Fantasy Analysis

Johnson will likely have a late fitness test ahead of Sunday's Premier League match against Manchester City to determine his availability. The defender has three clean sheets on the season but should have a hard time getting his fourth if he ultimately overcomes his illness and takes the pitch Sunday, considering that City averages 2.15 goals per match this season.
Daryl Janmaat    D    Newcastle United
Manager John Carver said Thursday that Janmaat (groin) is fit to face Aston Villa on Saturday.

Fantasy Analysis

Janmaat was removed from last Saturday's match against Manchester City due to the issue, but Carver confirmed that it was just precautionary in order to avoid making it worse. The news is excellent for fantasy owners, as Janmaat has been a very solid offensive producer this season and faces a decent clean sheet opportunity against a Villa side still trying to find any sort of offensive rhythm.
Kasper Schmeichel    G    Leicester City
Schmeichel (foot) returned to training last week, and he could return in the coming games, the Daily Express reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Ben Hamer initially took over when Schmeichel was out, though veteran Mark Schwarzer has been getting the starts of late. Whenever he's fit, Schmeichel will be back in goal.
Liam Moore    D    Brentford
Moore was loaned to Brentford on Thursday for the rest of the season, though he can be recalled at any time after 28 days.

Fantasy Analysis

Moore found playing time very tough to come by this season, so he'll head to Brentford to get more first-team football with the hope that the Foxes can somehow avoid relegation when all is said and done.
Aly Cissokho    D    Aston Villa
Cissokho is an injury doubt for Saturday's match against Newcastle, manager Tim Sherwood said Thursday.

Fantasy Analysis

Cissokho had been a consistent starter earlier this season, though he came off the bench last weekend against Stoke and it's unclear if Sherwood has any plans to keep him on the bench consistently, which would obviously plummet his fantasy value.