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Sturridge ruled out
Liverpool will be without striker Daniel Sturridge on Sunday against Bournemouth. The England international is struggling with a calf strain - the same one that kept him out of the squad for Tuesday night's EFL Cup quarter-final win over Leeds United. The good news is that both Adam Lallana and Roberto Firmino came through training unscathed and have a chance of playing this weekend.
Salah out for three weeks
Roma forward Mohamed Salah has been ruled out for at least three weeks after suffering an injury to ligaments in his right ankle. Egypt midfielder suffered the setback in a training ground clash with teammate Thomas Vermaelen on Thursday. A statement issued by Roma on Friday said: "On Friday morning, Mohamed Salah underwent further tests which confirmed the original diagnosis. Salah will continue working on his recovery plan and should be out for three weeks."
Kaboul to miss West Brom game
Watford defender Younes Kaboul has failed to recover from injury in time for tomorrow's game at West Brom. The centre-back limped off with an injury during the first half of last weekend's defeat to Stoke City. It means Watford are likely to switch to a four-man defence with Miguel Britos also ruled out through suspension. Meanwhile, forward Isaac Success could make his first appearance since October.
Gooch may need surgery
Lynden Gooch could be sidelined for up to three months if he requires surgery on his ankle ligament injury. The 20-year-old USA international has broken into the first team this season but is facing a lengthy spell out after being carried off with the injury in the Under-23 draw with Tottenham Hotspur earlier this week. Midfielder Jack Rodwell is not expected to return from his hamstring injury for another couple of weeks.
Debuchy faces six weeks out
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Mathieu Debuchy has been ruled out for six weeks with a hamstring injury, leaving the team short of cover at right back. The France international, 31, made his first Gunners appearance since November 2015 in the 3-1 win over Bournemouth, but was forced off after 16 minutes. With Hector Bellerin also out injured, Carl Jenkinson is the only fit right back in Arsenal's squad.
Nani to miss rest of year
Portugal winger Luis Nani has been ruled out for the rest of the year with a right leg injury. The 30-year-old will miss Valencia's league games against Malaga and Real Sociedad and the Copa Del Rey return match against Leganes. Nani has scored two goals in 11 appearances after joining Valencia from Fenerbahce this summer. Midfielders Enzo Perez and Mario Suarez also expected to miss Sunday's game after picking up knocks in Tuesday's 3-1 Copa Del Rey win at Leganes.
Welbeck back in training
Danny Welbeck is nearing an Arsenal return after he began running following seven months on the sidelines with a knee injury. The England striker hasn't played since suffering cartilage damage in May of last season. It is not yet known when Welbeck will return to first-team action but after such a lengthy spell out it is unlikely that he will feature before the new year. In October Wenger revealed that Welbeck was "ahead of schedule" with his comeback from his latest injury but admitted it will take the 26-year-old two months to get back up to speed.
Cazorla set for 3 months out
Arsenal expect to be without Santi Cazorla for three more months after deciding the midfielder needs ankle surgery. The 31-year-old Spaniard has not featured for the Gunners since the 6-0 Champions League win over Ludogorets on 19 October. It had been hoped the playmaker would be able to recover without going under the knife. However, the club announced in a statement on Thursday afternoon that he would need to undergo an operation.
Spurs worried about Lamela's hip
Erik Lamela is facing an undetermined period on the sidelines after Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted the club are "worried" about the winger's hip injury. Lamela has not played since the 2-1 defeat at Liverpool in the EFL Cup in October, despite Pochettino initially describing his problem as minor. Lamela will definitely miss Saturday's home match against Swansea, along with Ben Davies who has an ankle injury, while Toby Alderweireld remains a doubt with nerve damage suffered against West Brom, despite training this week.
Bale injury worse than feared
Gareth Bale's injury woe could be set to last longer than initially feared, according to reports. Though the 27-year-old was expected to miss two to three months with a peroneal tendon injury, which he picked up against Sporting Lisbon last week, AS reports his absence could be for a significantly longer period, citing up to four months. Bale underwent surgery on his damaged ankle in London on Tuesday, which apparently revealed the injury to be greater than initially anticipated.
Abdelkader expected to miss 2-4 weeks
Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings is expected to miss two to four weeks with what the team describes as a slight MCL strain. The 29-year-old forward left Detroit's loss to Florida on Thursday night in the first period. Abdelkader has four goals and four assists in 22 games this season.
Detroit lose Abdelkader
Forward Justin Abdelkader left Thursday's game in the first period with what the club said was a lower-body injury. Wings general manager Ken Holland said that Abdelkader would undergo tests Friday. Abdelkader has four goals and four assists in 22 games. He missed two games earlier this season due to an injury. The Red Wings are also missing forwards Darren Helm, Andreas Athanasiou and Tyler Bertuzzi, defensemen Brendan Smith and Alexey Marchenko and goaltender Jimmy Howard.
NBA : Los Angeles Clippers : 2.12.16
Redick given the night off
Clippers coach Doc Rivers says J.J. Redick won't play Friday night against the New Orleans Pelicans so the veteran shooting guard can rest. Rivers has been periodically resting starters this season. He rested forward Blake Griffin last Tuesday night at Brooklyn. Redick, a 10-year-pro out of Duke, has been the Clippers' third-leading scorer this season, averaging 15.6 points in about 27 minutes per game.
Lakers without Young for 2-4 weeks
The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Nick Young for two to four weeks due to a strained right calf muscle, adding another injury to an already depleted backcourt. Young was hurt in the first quarter Tuesday night in a 105-88 loss at New Orleans. He had an MRI on Wednesday in Chicago.
"He's been playing great, such a huge part of what we've done so far," first-year coach Luke Walton said. "Obviously, it's a big blow to our team and what we're trying to do, but that's part of life in the NBA. So we'll figure it out and keep going forward."
injuriesNFL : Oakland Raiders : 3.12.16
DJ Hayden headed to IR
The Raiders plan to place cornerback DJ Hayden on injured reserve because of a hamstring injury, potentially ending the former first-round pick's stay in Oakland. Although the team had yet to make an official announcement, coach Jack Del Rio told reporters on Friday that Hayden's season was finished.
"He's got a substantial hamstring (injury) so he's not going to be returning this year to us," Del Rio said. "That was a big blow. That'll happen either tonight or tomorrow. It's unfortunate. He was playing well for us but that's the case."
Cutler to have season-ending surgery
Coach John Fox announced Thursday that Jay Cutler will have season-ending surgery on his right shoulder, the latest blow in a lost year for the Bears. The veteran quarterback injured his shoulder during a loss to the New York Giants on November 20 but finished the game. Matt Barkley figures to start his second straight game when the Bears (2-9) host San Francisco (1-10) in a matchup between struggling teams on Sunday.
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