Man. Utd. 24.3.17
United handed Pogba injury boost
Manchester United have reportedly been handed a major boost regarding the fitness of Paul Pogba with the midfielder now looking set to return earlier than expected from a hamstring injury. The Frenchman is sitting out the current international break after going off in United's Europa League win over Rostov, with manager Jose Mourinho citing fatigue after a long season playing almost every game. Pogba is now expected to return for his team's home game against Everton on April 4.
Hazard could return for Man City clash
Eden Hazard has had a major boost in his battle against a calf strain and is now expected to be fit for Chelsea's clash with Manchester City. The Belgium captain missed Chelsea's 2-1 win at Stoke last week after picking up the injury in training, and was expected to be out for more than two weeks. But the injury has responded more quickly to treatment than had been expected, and the Chelsea star is set to be ready to return to training with his club early next week.
West Ham 23.3.17
Sakho will miss rest of the season
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho is set to miss the rest of the season. The Senegal international has been sidelined since he suffered a back injury in November which required surgery. Sakho is now back in light training but West Ham medics say he will need a lengthy period of building up his fitness.
Cech to miss crucial games
Petr Cech is set to be sidelined for up to a month with a calf injury. The Arsenal goalkeeper limped out of our 3-1 defeat to West Brom on Saturday after pulling up with a calf problem. It means the 34-year-old will be ruled out of his team's league game against Manchester City after the international break and the visit of London rivals West Ham three days later. He will also miss Arsenal's trip to Crystal Palace 10 April 10 and the Gunners' away clash with Middlesbrough a week later.
Man. Utd. 22.3.17
Jones could be out for a month
Phil Jones could be sidelined for up to a month after suffering a suspected broken toe. The England and Manchester United defender picked up the injury in a collision with club team-mate Chris Smalling. The incident took place during England training at St George's Park. Jones was sent back to Manchester for scans and he now looks certain to be sidelined for several weeks and miss a crucial period for United.
Hull City 21.3.17
Huddlestone suspended for 3 games
Hull City midfielder Tom Huddlestone will miss the Tigers next three matches after his appeal against his red card during Saturday's defeat to Everton was rejected. Huddlestone was given his marching orders after 73 minutes at Goodison Park for a bad challenge on Idrissa Gueye.
Alexis disregards Wenger to play for Chile
Alexis Sanchez has declared himself fit to play for Chile over the international break despite Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger claiming otherwise. The forward had to be substituted against West Bromwich at the weekend, which was followed by comments by the Arsenal manager which described as a 'terrible state', with the belief that he had damaged his ankle ligaments. Days following these comments, Alexis has taken it upon himself to make himself available for Chile as they look to take on Argentina and Venezuela in their World Cup qualifiers this week.
West Ham 20.3.17
Obiang ruled out for season
Midfielder Pedro Obiang looks set to miss the rest of the season. The Spaniard, 24, who has emerged as one of West Ham's most consistent performers this term, appeared to roll his ankle during the second half of the 3-2 defeat to Leicester City and was carried off on a stretcher. West Ham also fear defender Winston Reid could face around six weeks on the sidelines after suffering an adductor injury in the first half. Winger Michail Antonio suffered a hamstring problem which has forced him to withdraw from the England squad to face Germany and Lithuania.
Gabbiadini expected to miss upcoming internationals
Southampton manager Claude Puel has confirmed that Manolo Gabbiadini is expected to miss the coming Italy internationals against Albania and Netherlands after suffering a groin injury during the Saint's 2-1 defeat at Tottenham on Sunday. The in-form striker was forced off and replaced by Shane Long in the 32nd minute. Puel was hopeful that the injury was not serious but ruled the player out for the next games.
West Ham 19.3.17
Bilic confirms triple injury blow
Slaven Bilic has revealed West Ham trio Michail Antonio, Winston Reid and Pedro Obiang all picked up injuries against Leicester. Reid and Obiang were both substituted off during yesterday's 3-2 home defeat, while Antonio played the full 90 minutes.
"Winston Reid [had to] to come out because of a conductor problem. Then Pedro, it was a challenge on his ankle," Bilic said. "And now it looks like Michail [Antonio] won't be able to go with the England squad. He played the whole game but the medical team have told me now. He didn't limp off, though, so we will see tomorrow."
Perez out for three weeks
Arsenal striker Lucas Perez has been ruled out for three weeks due to a thigh problem. While the international break means Arsenal have a short break from Premier League football, Perez is still expected to miss the games against Manchester City and West Ham. The news will be a further blow to Arsene Wenger who saw Petr Cech and Alexis Sanchez pick up injuries in the defeat at the Hawthorns. Mesut Ozil is also struggling, with the Germany international ruled out of Saturday's game due to a hamstring injury.
West Ham 18.3.17
Michail Antonio suffers hamstring injury
West Ham winger Michail Antonio looks set to be withdrawn from the England squad. The 26-year-old played the full 90 minutes of the Hammers' 3-2 defeat by Leicester, but manager Slaven Bilic revealed afterwards he had suffered a hamstring injury. The news will come as a blow to Antonio, who was hoping to make his international debut in the matches against Lithuania and Germany.