Swansea City have received an injury boost with the news striker Wilfried Bony will only be out for ten days.
Bony limped off during Swansea’s 1-0 defeat to Valenica in the Europa League with what was later confirmed as a hamstring injury.
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup had feared the club’s record signing would be out for ‘several weeks’ but further tests have revealed otherwise.
It has been confirmed that the Ivoirian international had sustained a Grade One tear and will be out for just over a week.
Demba Ba was on the scoresheet for Chelsea against Southampton at the weekend, coming on for Michael Essien who struggled early on.
The Senegal striker notched his side's third goal in a 3-1 come-from-behind win against the visitors at Stamford Bridge.
Also in England, his compatriot Mohamed Diamé scored his first goal of the season as West Ham thrashed Fulham 3-0.
There were goals also for Africans Moustapha Bayal Sall, who plays for Senegal as well, of St Etienne and Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient in France.
Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o will be out of action for about two weeks, the club said on Friday.
The 32-year-old Cameroon international was stretchered off during Chelsea's 1-0 defeat away to Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Manager Jose Mourinho said Eto'o had suffered a "grade one muscular injury" to his hamstring.
Eto'o has scored four goals for the Blues since joining from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala in the summer.
Meanwhile, Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has expressed his worries about Wilfried Bony's hamstring injury.
Yaya Toure says Manchester City produced a ‘great team display’ which saw them dismantle Tottenham Hotspur 6-0 on Sunday afternoon.
The Blues recorded an emphatic result over Andre Villas-Boas’ side and Toure expressed his delight with the football his team produced.
"This was a very important win for us against one of the best teams in the Premier League," he told the club's official website.
"It was a great team display and I think we played fantastic. We have some fantastic players at the football club and the two guys up front are unbelievable.
Villarreal’s Nigerian forward Ikechukwu Uche, Torino’s Moroccan midfielder Omar El Kaddouri and Cameroonian striker Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient were the African stars of the weekend in Europe.
All three hit braces as Uche also won a penalty in helping the yellow submarines thump Levante 3-0.
El Kaddouri was on target twice in Torino’s 4-1 win over Catania while Aboubakar’s two goals helped Lorient earn their first away win of the season, 4-0 at Evian.
Seydou Doumbia scored the only goal of the game in most famous Moscow derby, while Dame N'Doye netted in the other one.