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Pablo Zabaleta

29-Year-Old Defender     Manchester City  Premier


Birthdate:  January 16, 1985    Birthplace:  Buenos Aires, Argentina    Nationality:  Argentina    Height:  5' 9"    Weight:  163 lbs    

December 30, 2013    Pablo Zabaleta News

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Zabaleta has been declared fit to face Swansea on Wednesday, according to the Manchester Evening News.

Zabaleta returned from a hamstring injury last weekend against Liverpool and hasn't suffered any setbacks, which keeps him active for Wednesday's match.

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December 24, 2013

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Zabaleta trained Tuesday and could feature in Manchester City's match against Liverpool on Boxing Day, reports.

This is a very surprising turn of events, after Zabaleta was ruled out for six weeks after suffering his injury against Leicester City just one week ago. The report indicates that if he doesn't suffer any setbacks before Thursday, he will play against Liverpool.

December 19, 2013

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Zabaleta is expected to be out for a month after suffering a hamstring injury in Manchester City's Capital One Cup match against Leicester City on Tuesday, according to the Telegraph.

Zabaleta has been an excellent fantasy option this season, providing five assists, along with six clean sheets in 15 Premier League appearances. He will miss a number of important fixtures, as he tries to recover before the end of January.

December 17, 2013

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Zabaleta suffered a hamstring injury after 11 minutes of Tuesday's Capital One Cup match against Leicester, according to the The Guardian.

Zabaleta will likely undergo a scan to determine the severity of the injury, with his availability for this weekend's match against Fulham now in doubt.

December 4, 2013

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Zabaleta assisted on Sergio Aguero's 9th minute goal of Wednesday's 3-2 win over West Brom.

Zabaleta has recorded an assist in back-to-back games, with one of those also being a clean sheet. He remains an excellent defensive option for fantasy purposes as he routinely gets starts for City.

December 1, 2013

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Zabaleta assisted on Samir Nasri's 77th minute goal during Manchester City's 3-0 win over Swansea on Sunday.

Zabaleta's assist was his third this season and first since he recorded two in August. He's not usually involved in the City attack much, although he's been a part of three clean sheets in his last four league matches.

September 1, 2013

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Zabaleta recorded an assist during Saturday's 2-0 win over Hull City.

Zabaleta now has two assists in three Premier League matches this season, along with two clean sheets, a fine performance for a defender in fantasy football.

August 19, 2013

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Zabaleta recorded an assist during Monday's 4-0 victory over Newcastle United.

Zabaleta helped Manchester City feel even better about the four-year contract extension they gave him earlier in the day. He'll likely continue to play in the City Starting XI, making him a pretty decent fantasy option despite the minimal goals.