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Gabriel Obertan

26-Year-Old Midfielder     Newcastle United  Premier


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Hamstring    EST. RETURN:  10/18/2015
Birthdate:  February 26, 1989    Birthplace:  Pantin, France
Nationality:  France    Height:  6' 1"    Weight:  185 lbs    
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October 2, 2015    Gabriel Obertan News

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Obertan (hamstring) has been ruled out of Saturday's match against Manchester City. "Oberton and [Rolando] Aarons have fallen out (of the squad) this week," manager Steve McClaren said.

Obertan picked up the hamstring injury in the team's last match and while it was originally thought that he could play, he's been ruled out this week. This injury likely won't impact too many fantasy lineups.

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August 9, 2015

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Obertan swung in five crosses and provided an assist in Newcatle's 2-2 draw with Southampton on Sunday.

The Frenchman was very active on the wings and created several dangerous scoring chances for his teammates. Some key summer additions should bolster the Newcastle attack this season, and Obertan's fantasy output stands to benefit. The Magpies will face Swansea in Matchweek 2.

November 1, 2014

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Obertan picked up a knock in Saturday's match against Liverpool and had to be subbed off in the 27th minute.

Obertan has been starting in place of the ineffective Remy Cabella, but it was youngster Rolando Aarons who replaced him, and he could very well keep that role if Obertan has to miss any time.

October 23, 2014

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Obertan has vowed to continue proving himself to the club and fans after overcoming an exile at Newcastle by making his first home start in two seasons and scoring in the process, reports the Daily Mail.

The midfielder has been on the outskirts of Newcastle's squad for some time, but came back to earn some attention against Leicester. He said he would continue ignoring the critics and continue working on resurrecting his career.

October 20, 2014

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Obertan got the start and scored in Newcastle's 1-0 win over Leicester on Saturday.

Obertan now has a goal and an assist on the season and looks to have moved closer to securing his spot in the starting XI. With consistent playing time, Obertan could do enough over a full season to warrant a bench spot on fantasy rosters.

October 3, 2014

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Obertan could get his first start of the season in place of Remy Cabella on Saturday against Swansea City, Chronicle Live reports.

Cabella has been quite disappointing since moving over from Ligue 1 side Lille this summer, as he's still looking for his first goal after six starts. Obertan has made only two appearances off the bench in Premier League matches this season, and there is little reason to believe the 25-year-old will explode in his first start, if he even gets it.

December 30, 2013

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Reports say that Obertan left the Newcastle ground after being told he would not be part of the fixture against Arsenal, according to the Daily Mail.

Rumors about the midfielder searching for a new team this winter have already surfaced, and walking out on the team before a match won't anything to reduce that speculation. Obertan has yet to make a Premier League start for the team this season.

October 13, 2013

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