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Oussama Assaidi

26-Year-Old Forward     Liverpool  Premier

STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  August 15, 1988    Birthplace:  Beni Boughafar, Morocco
Nationality:  Morocco    Height:  5' 7"    Weight:  154 lbs    

May 5, 2014    Oussama Assaidi News

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Assaidi tallied his fourth goal of the season during Saturday's win over Fulham.

Assaidi led Stoke City with three shots on target, while his eight successful dribbles also put constant pressure on Fulham's defense. Before Saturday, the winger had not scored since New Year's Day.

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April 19, 2014

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Assaidi returned from a knee injury to play the final 12 minutes of Saturday's 1-1 draw with Cardiff City.

Assaidi had returned to training but it looked like he was going to be another week away from returning. Despite being able to come off the bench, he remains a very weak fantasy option, with his last league goal coming back on New Year's Day.

April 17, 2014

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Assaidi, who was expected to return this weekend from a knee injury, is likely another week away, according to the club's official web site. "He will join in with the rest of the lads in training today which is a good step for him, but I do think the game will probably come a bit too soon for him to return," manager Mark Hughes said Thursday. "We will see how he comes through the session today, but with a bit of luck, and with hopefully a full week of training behind him, we can look to include him in some capacity against Tottenham next weekend."

Assaidi has managed to play in only 16 games this year, scoring three goals. However, he has not played since February 12 against Swansea, so it's unrealistic to think he'll have a major impact when he does return.

August 27, 2013

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Assaidi completed his move to Stoke, on a season-long loan from Liverpool, on Tuesday, the Daily Mail reports.

Assaidi joined Liverpool from Heerenveen in the Netherlands but featured only four times in Premier League play, all off the bench. With Erik Pieters and Marc Muniesa brought in this summer, Assaidi was extra weight at Liverpool. He is expected to make his Stoke debut Wednesday against Walsall in the Capital One Cup second-round.

August 17, 2012

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Assaidi passed a physical Friday to officially join Liverpool on a 3 million, ESPNFC reports.

Assaidi had spent some time in the Netherlands and now moves up to the Premier League.