Manchester City will be without star striker Sergio Aguero for up to eight weeks because of a calf injury. The Argentine attacker picked up the problem during last week's comprehensive win over Arsenal.
Forget the last minute shopping and the amount of time it takes to cook your turkey, the most important part of Christmas is making sure your fantasy football team can cope with the famously hectic festive schedule.
Striker supreme Luis Suarez was the top scoring player again at the weekend with a titanic 12 points against Tottenham. Liverpool put five past Spurs at White Hart Lane and stand-in captain Suarez was involved in every goal.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will miss Sunday's trip to Tottenham with a hamstring problem and could be out until February. The influential midfielder suffered the injury during the 4-1 win over West Ham.
After a busy week of Christmas shopping the Insider Eye is ready to dish out the gift of fantasy football advice. Feast on the recommendations, gulp down the insights and unwrap your punditry present. And no, we didn't keep the receipt.
There were two unlikely names on the score sheet last night as Swansea and Hull played out a 1-1 draw at the Liberty Stadium. Former Swans striker Danny Graham put the visitors ahead before Chico equalised.
Luis Suarez was at it again on Saturday and scored seven more points in Liverpool's 4-1 win over West Ham. The striker supreme powered home a back post header and tallied two assists.
Wayward Manchester United will be without Wayne Rooney when they host Newcastle in Saturday's early kick-off. Robin van Persie remains a doubt for the struggling reigning champions and Shinji Kagawa is ill.
There's no respite for Premier League managers at this time of year as the games come thick and fast, but then it's the same for their fantasy counterparts. Following the midweek action the Insider Eye has a few thoughts that could come in useful.
Luis Suarez was sensational for Liverpool last night and collected a fantastic 14 points for four goals and one assist in the 5-1 win over Norwich. The Uruguayan opened the scoring with a stunning dipping lob.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could make his long awaited return on Wednesday night against West Brom. The Belgian international has spent two months on the sidelines with a thigh injury.
Everton defender Bryan Oviedo was the leading points scoring player at the weekend after bagging a Fantasy League grand slam in the 4-0 demolition of Stoke. The Costa Rican took full advantage of Leighton Baines' absence in his second ever league start for the Toffees.