Chelsea have been dealt another defensive injury blow with the news that Branislav Ivanovic will be out for at least a month, after tearing his medial knee ligaments against Blackburn Rovers on Sunday.
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has indicated he is keen to draft in a right-back before the transfer window closes.
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson will be sidelined for at least a month due to a knee problem but the club are seeking a second opinion before placing a definitive timescale on his recovery.
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson suffered a medial ligament injury to his right knee during Tuesday night's 1-0 victory at Aston Villa, but it has not yet been confirmed how long he will be out for.
Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed striker Darren Bent will be out for at least two weeks after suffering a medial ligament injury.
Arsenal defender William Gallas has been ruled out for the remainder of the season by the medial knee ligament damage he suffered in the Champions League at Villarreal.
Sir Alex Ferguson will wait for news on his injured stars today - with Fabio Capello also likely to take a keen interest in the Manchester United medical bulletin.
Middlesbrough have been dealt a blow with the news that Turkish striker Tuncay Sanli will miss the next six weeks of the season.