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.
Stoke stopper Robert Huth will miss Saturday's trip to Everton because of a knee problem. The German defender faces several weeks on the sidelines, but Potters boss Mark Hughes is hopeful he won't need an operation.
In a season where young guns Ross Barkley, Ravel Morrison and Adnan Januzaj have already sparkled, we take a look at three more starlets who could be worth a spot in your fantasy football squad.
nergetic West Brom striker Shane Long was the star of the show in last night's entertaining Midlands derby and scored two fantastic goals worth six points., in the 2-2 draw.
Manchester City duo Sergio Aguero and Jesus Navas both scored eight points in the 6-0 destruction of Tottenham. The skilful twosome bagged two goals and an assist apiece as Spurs were brushed aside.
Flying forward Theo Walcott is ready to make his comeback for Arsenal following two months on the sidelines. The England attacker has recovered from a stomach injury.
Following the half-time interval it's time to get down to business for the second period. The Insider Eye casts its studious gaze over the pick of this weekend's fixtures, offering some statistics and insight that will aid your fantasy football cause.
This week's Insider Eye is a game of two halves. First of all we're going to take a quick look at the Premier League's form players, just to refresh your memory following the international break.