As usual during the hectic Premier League holiday schedule we have footballers dropping like flies:
- Phil Jones will be sidelined until the New Year
- Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss the remainder of the festive period after suffering thigh injury in West Ham win
- Swansea bracing for 6 weeks without injured Michu
- Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic out for up to six weeks
Also, some positive news as Fulham welcome Clint Dempsey back on two-month loan from the Seattle Sounders.