Injury Update

While Parker will be a big miss, there are positive sounds coming from head physiotherapist George Cooper who today updated us on the likely returns to first team action for a number of players.

Luis Boa Morte

"We took a little bit longer with him to make sure it [his hamstring problem] didnt recurr. He is fit for Saturday."

Estimated return: Fulham

James Collins

Got through Monday's reserve game with no problems.

Estimated return: Fulham

Julien Faubert

"Julien is medically fit, his achilles is fine and didnt react at all. We actually feel he is more than ready to crack on as he is training every day."

Estimated return: 0 - 2 weeks

Nobby Solano

Hamstring injury. Recovery likely to last beyond Man City games.

Estimated return: 1- 2 weeks

Craig Bellamy

"join full training on monday [but has already] taken part in some of the passing drills and warm-ups."

Estimated return: 2 - 3 weeks

Bobby Zamora

not yet returned to full training.

Estimated return: 3 weeks