Being able to navigate around unavailable players is key to FPL success. Together with some useful Fantasy Football Scout information, here is the current list of injuries and bans heading into Gameweek 1.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 1
Gabriel Jesus (knee) – A procedure has taken place and he’ll miss the first couple.
Alex Moreno (hamstring) – May injury keeps him out until early September.
Jacob Ramsey (foot) – Broken metatarsal, out until September’s international break.
Marcus Tavernier (knock)
Ryan Fredericks (calf)
Antoine Semenyo (shin)
Adam Smith (muscle)
Lloyd Kelly (knock)
Ryan Christie (muscle)
Ivan Toney (suspended) – Eight-month ban for breaching FA rules, out until January 2024.
Bryan Mbeumo (dead leg)
Frank Onyeka (dead leg)
Rico Henry (knock)
Josh Dasilva (knock)
Michael Obafemi (hamstring)
Wesley Fofana (knee) – ACL surgery from July rules him for several months.
Benoit Badiashile (hamstring) – Hasn’t featured in pre-season.
Marcus Bettinelli (unknown)
Armando Broja (knee) – Long-term injury
Christopher Nkunku (knee) – Hurt in Dortmund friendly.
Noni Madueke (hamstring)
Michael Olise (hamstring) – Picked up on England under-21 duty.
Will Hughes (knock)
Cheick Doucoure (muscle)
Tyrick Mitchell (thigh)
Dwight McNeil (ankle) – Will miss the start.
James Tarkowski (leg)
Arnaut Danjuma (match fitness)
Joao Palhinha (shoulder)
Tom Cairney (muscle)
Additionally, check out Fantasy Football Scout for more in-depth details on key FPL injuries and bans.
Reece Burke (knock) – Out for a few weeks.
Gabriel Osho (knee) – Out for a few weeks.
Jordan Clark (knock)
Nathan Ake (knock)
Wayne Hennessey (knee)
Taiwo Awoniyi (knock)
Moussa Niakhate (knock)
Jayden Bogle (knee)
Ismaila Coulibaly (knee)
Rhian Brewster (match fitness)
John Fleck (knock)
Oliver Norwood (head)
Oliver McBurnie (foot)
Rodrigo Bentancur (knee) – Ruptured his ACL in February.
Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring) – Carried over from late 2022/23 season.
Bryan Gil (groin)
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