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 10.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 10
Emile Smith-Rowe (groin) – Will miss the rest of 2022 after successful surgery to repair a damaged tendon.
Mohamed Elneny (hamstring)
Lucas Digne (ankle) – Suffered a possible stress fracture while on international duty with France.
Diego Carlos (Achilles) – Out for a long time because he ruptured his tendon in Gameweek 2.
Boubacar Kamara (knee) – Reports in France suggest he’ll be out until the World Cup break.
Matty Cash (hamstring)
Ben Pearson (knee)
Junior Stanislas (groin)
Lloyd Kelly (knock)
Ethan Pinnock (knee)
Pontus Jansson (hamstring) – This makes him “unlikely” to make the upcoming trip to Newcastle.
Christian Norgaard (Achilles)
Keane Lewis-Potter (knock)
Jakub Moder (knee) – Long spell on the sidelines after a serious injury from April.
Marc Cucurella (illness)
Edouard Mendy (shoulder) – Will be assessed after suffering a late injury in Gameweek 6.
N’Golo Kante (hamstring) – Out since Gameweek 3.
James McArthur (groin)
Joachim Andersen (calf) – The centre-back missed Gameweek 9 after “feeling something.”
Nathan Patterson (knee) – Stretchered off on Scotland duty, which head coach said “doesn’t look good.”
Andros Townsend (knee) – Nearing a return from his March ACL issue.
Mason Holgate (knee)
Ben Godfrey (leg) – Fractured his fibula in Gameweek 1 so is out for three months.
Yerry Mina (ankle)
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (knee) – Hasn’t played yet but is back in training.
Nathaniel Chalobah (suspended) – Red card in Gameweek 9, three-match suspension.
Harry Wilson (knee)
Aleksandar Mitrovic (foot) – Same knock from the international break, which led to an early withdrawal in Gameweek 9.
Kenny Tete (knock)
Antonee Robinson (ankle)
Luis Sinisterra (suspended) – Red card in Gameweek 9, one-match suspension.
Stuart Dallas (leg) – Because of this fracture, Dallas will be kept out for several more months.
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Ricardo Pereira (Achilles) – Pre-season problem ruled him out until early 2023.
Patson Daka (illness) – Early return from international duty.
Wilfred Ndidi (hamstring) – Early return from international duty.
Ibrahima Konate (knee)
Andrew Robertson (knee)
Kalvin Phillips (shoulder)
John Stones (hamstring) – Was hurt versus Germany.
Kyle Walker (knock)
Rodri (calf) – A late absence from the Gameweek 9 encounter.
Raphael Varane (knock) – Taken off during the first half of the Manchester derby.
Donny van de Beek (knock)
Harry Maguire (hamstring) – Finished the draw with Germany despite “feeling something.”
Alexander Isak (leg) – Injured on international duty so is set to miss several weeks.
Jonjo Shelvey (hamstring)
Emil Krafth (knee) – Out for the long-term. In fact, he may not return this season.
Allan Saint-Maximin (hamstring) – Eddie Howe still isn’t sure if he’ll make Gameweek 9.
Moussa Niakhate (muscle)
Orel Mangala (hamstring)
Emmanuel Dennis (knock)
Morgan Gibbs-White (knock) – Forced to withdraw from England under-21s duty.
Romeo Lavia (muscle) – Hurt during Gameweek 5 and is out for a minimum of six weeks.
Tino Livramento (knee) – As a result, he is likely to miss the rest of 2022.
Emerson Royal (suspended) – Red card in Gameweek 9, three-match suspension.
Dejan Kulusevski (hamstring)
Lucas Moura (tendon)
Ben Davies (knee)
Nayef Aguerd (ankle)
Nathan Collins (suspended) – Red card in Gameweek 8, three-match suspension.
Ruben Neves (suspended) – Fifth booking of the season, will miss Gameweek 10.
Sasa Kalajdzic (knee) – He sadly suffered a serious injury on his Gameweek 6 debut and will be out for a while.
Pedro Neto (ankle) – The winger has a “bad injury” according to then-manager Bruno Lage.
Hwang Hee-chan (muscle)
Raul Jimenez (groin) – Pulled out of Gameweek 6 squad because of “little pains”.
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