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27-Year-Old Midfielder     Chelsea  Premier      Full Name: Ramires Santos do Nascimento


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Birthdate:  March 24, 1987    Birthplace:  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil    Nationality:  Brazil    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  161 lbs    

December 14, 2014    Ramires News

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Ramires, who has been battling a thigh issue of late, played nine minutes off the bench in Saturday's win over Hull City, finishing with five passes.

John Obi Mikel got the start in place of the suspended Cesc Fabregas, one game after he started in place of the suspended Nemanja Matic. The two starts surely don't play well into Ramires' fantasy prospects, though it's more likely because his thigh isn't 100 percent as opposed to Mikel passing him on the depth chart. With the condensed holiday schedule coming up, Ramires will be needed as healthy as possible.

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December 4, 2014

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Ramires revealed on Instagram Thursday that he has missed the last two games with a thigh injury.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hasn't noted anything regarding Ramires' injury, though he appears very unlikely to play Saturday against Newcastle in place of the suspended Nemanja Matic.

November 25, 2014

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Ramires scored in the 78th minute of Tuesday's 5-0 win against Schalke in the Champions League.

Ramires completed the scoring by heading in a cross from Didier Drogba just minutes after he came off the bench to replace Oscar.

November 23, 2014

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Ramires (groin) came on for Willian in the 86th minute of Saturday's match against West Brom, finishing with 10 touches.

Chelsea were comfortably up 2-0 for the entire second half, and Ramires was brought on to make sure it stayed that way. He's been a decent fantasy producer this season when healthy, though he continues to play a more defensive role, which will limit his upside in most formats.

October 28, 2014

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Ramires (groin) is expected to play Saturday against QPR, Get West London reports.

Ramires has not played since suffering the injury Sept. 21 against Manchester City, and while he usually plays a more holding role, he does have one goal and three assists in four appearances this season.

October 28, 2014

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Ramires was not in the 18-man squad to face Manchester United on Sunday due to his groin injury.

Ramires was expected to be fit for the match, but he was ultimately held out again. He will not play in Tuesday's Capital One Cup match against Shrewsbury Town, but could return for Saturday's Premier League match against QPR.

October 24, 2014

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Ramires could return from his groin injury to face Manchester United on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed Friday.

Ramires has not played since Sept. 21 against Manchester City and given the relative health of the Chelsea midfield, there is no real reason to rush him back.

October 18, 2014

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Ramires was held out of Saturday's Premier League match against Crystal Palace due to his groin injury, and he will not play in Tuesday's Champions League match against Maribor, manager Jose Mourinho said Saturday.

Ramires picked up a groin strain back on Sept. 21 against Manchester City and he's been unable to play since. Mourinho intimated that he would be able to return after the international break, but that hasn't happened yet. With Tuesday too soon for a return, his next opportunity comes Oct. 26 against Manchester United.