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28-Year-Old Midfielder     Swansea City  Premier      Full Name: Miguel Cuesta


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  March 21, 1986    Birthplace:  Oviedo, Spain
Nationality:  Spain    Height:  6' 1"    

April 13, 2014    Michu News

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Michu will not play Sunday against Chelsea due to an ankle injury, according to Gareth Vincent of the South Wales Evening Post.

There was no indication leading up to the match that Michu would miss out, so the news was a bit of a surprise. It certainly won't help the Swans against one of the better defensive teams in the Premier League.

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Michu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

March 30, 2014

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Michu played 73 minutes and got an assist in Swansea's 3-0 victory over Norwich on Saturday.

Michu finally returned to the score sheet by recording his second assist of the season. The Spaniard managed to play ten more minutes than his previous match, and if he can build on this performance, he becomes a nice fantasy option in formats where his price is still depressed.

March 15, 2014

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Michu made his return from an ankle injury, coming on in the 63rd minute of Swansea's 1-2 loss to West Brom on Saturday.

Michu has been on the sideline since December and will likely take a few matches to shake off the rust. The Spaniard has had a disappointing season thus far, after a breakout 2012-2013 campaign where he scored 18 goals for The Swans.

March 11, 2014

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Michu (ankle) is expected to make a return to action against West Brom this Saturday, reports the Daily Mail.

The midfielder has not played since December, and has undergone surgery and injections on the injured ankle. He has trained since last week, and the team expect him to be fit this weekend.

February 26, 2014

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Michu (ankle) won't be traveling to Italy with Swansea for their upcoming Europa League match against Napoli, Wales Online reports.

Michu is hoping to train next week but has had a rocky recovery so far. The Swans definitely could use the Spanish star, as they currently sit only four points from relegation in a tightly-packed Premier League table.

February 23, 2014

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Michu (ankle) was unable to pass a fitness test ahead of Sunday's Premier League match against Liverpool.

Michu was held out of last week's Europa League match against Napoli, but was expected to return at Anfield. It didn't happen, but he'll try to gain enough fitness before the return trip to Italy this week.

February 19, 2014

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Michu (ankle) has returned to training but won't face Napoli in the Europa League on Thursday, reports. However, he could be available for Sunday's trip to Anfield.

Michu has not played since December, after undergoing ankle surgery to fix an issue that has bothered him from the beginning of the Premier League season. A return to training is a plus, and with no midweek action, he could make an impact Sunday against Liverpool.

February 10, 2014

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Michu (ankle) wasn't able to train Monday and is doubtful for Swansea's midweek fixture at Stoke City, the BBC reports.

Michu was hoping to return last weekend for the South Wales Derby and now looks doubtful for Wednesday's clash with Stoke City. If the Spaniard can't make it back for Wednesday, his next Premier League opportunity will be February 23 when The Swans travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool.