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Victor Anichebe

28-Year-Old Forward     Sunderland  Premier


Birthdate:  April 23, 1988    Birthplace:  Lagos, Nigeria    Nationality:  Nigeria    Height:  6' 1"    Weight:  176 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


Victor Anichebe Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with West Brom in September of 2013.

October 27, 2016    Victor Anichebe News

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Anichebe made his first start of the season in Wednesday's EFL Cup match with Southampton.

Anichebe replaced the normal starter, Jermain Defoe, during Wednesday's 1-0 loss. Although Anichebe has returned for the first time this season, Defoe is still expected to start as long as he's healthy.

Victor Anichebe – Season Projections
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Victor Anichebe – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 Premier West Bromwich Albion 10 3 364 0 0 12 4 2 7 3 2 2 0 0 0 0
2016 Premier Sunderland 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

2016 Game Log   Victor Anichebe
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2016-10Oct 22 Premier @WHU   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-10Oct 15 Premier @STK   9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 24 Premier CRY   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Victor Anichebe: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

October 15, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Anichebe (groin) is on the bench for Saturday's match against Stoke City.

Anichebe's return to fitness is a boost to Sunderland's depth, though with Jermain Defoe fit, he was unlikely to get a start.

October 14, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Anichebe is expected to be available for Saturday's match against Stoke City after recovering from a groin injury, the Sunderland Echo reports.

Anichebe suffered the injury against Crystal Palace just before the international break, but he's used the time off to recover and could get some minutes Saturday, though he is unlikely to start ahead of Jermain Defoe.

September 30, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Anichebe suffered a groin injury and will not be available for Saturday's match with West Bromwich Albion.

Anichebe's injury comes at somewhat of a surpise as there was nothing previously reported. With his absence, along with Fabio Borni's long injury layoff, Jermain Defoe is the healthiest strike option for the Black Cats.

September 24, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Anichebe (thigh) is on the bench for Saturday's match against Crystal Palace.

Anichebe's return to fitness is a nice boost for Sunderland's depth, but he's unlikely to get enough playing time to be a viable fantasy option in most formats.

September 23, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Anichebe (thigh) has been rehabilitating a thigh injury and could be available for playing time soon.

Anichebe was brought in at the end of the transfer period after being released by West Brom. If Anichebe is healthy, he is unlikely to receive playing time over Jermain Defoe. He is a low-end fantasy option at this juncture.

September 9, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Anichebe is not match fit and is unlikely to feature in Monday's match against Everton.

The forward was brought in during the transfer window, but it's hard to see him being more than a substitute off the bench for Sunderland. But if Jermain Defoe picks up a knock, Anichebe will contend with Fabio Borini for time up front.

September 2, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Anichebe signed with Sunderland on Friday, with the contract running through the end of the season.

Anichebe is simply being brought in for additional forward depth, as Fabio Borini will be out for a number of weeks, leaving only Jermain Defoe and Duncan Watmore up front. As a result of his spot in the pecking order, Anichebe's fantasy value is quite limited.