Portugal winger Nani has been ruled out of the World Cup with a reported shoulder injury in training.
Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo has emerged as a doubt for the World Cup finals having returned home after sustaining a calf injury.
Chile have named striker Humberto Suazo in their final 23-man squad despite concern over a muscle injury.
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has insisted that his latest injury setback is only a minor one, but admitted that it places his participation in the World Cup in doubt.
Manchester City winger Martin Petrov has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne has given his side an injury scare ahead of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final with Chelsea.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Theo Walcott is suffering from a hamstring injury and will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against Stoke City.
Real Madrid midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo expects he will have recovered sufficiently from an ankle injury to be able to return to training by the middle of this week.
Germany captain Michael Ballack has given Chelsea a massive boost after revealing his ankle injury is not as bad as was first feared.
Andrei Arshavin has been ruled out of Arsenal's games against Manchester City and Standard Liege with a groin injury after aggravating the problem playing for Russia against Wales.
Barcelona forward Thierry Henry is facing a battle to be fit for the UEFA Champions League final against Manchester United.
Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed striker Darren Bent will be out for at least two weeks after suffering a medial ligament injury.
Rafael Benitez will mount his own inquest into Liverpool's faltering title challenge, claiming that he will ask "everybody" to get to the root of the problem.
Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole has been ruled out for up to 10 days after suffering a calf muscle injury.
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has been ruled out for "several months" after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament, the club have announced.
Robbie Keane insists he had no problem with the constant speculation about his future prior to the close of the transfer window on Tuesday.