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 12.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 12
Emile Smith-Rowe (groin) – Will miss the rest of 2022 after successful surgery to repair a damaged tendon.
Mohamed Elneny (hamstring)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (calf) – Absent for the win over Liverpool in Gameweek 10.
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.
Ludwig Augustinsson (hamstring)
Ben Pearson (knee)
Lloyd Kelly (knock)
Pontus Jansson (hamstring) – Missed the trip to Newcastle.
Christian Norgaard (Achilles)
Aaron Hickey (ankle)
Jakub Moder (knee) – Long spell on the sidelines after a serious injury from April.
Reece James (knee) – Ruled out until after the World Cup break.
Wesley Fofana (knee)
N’Golo Kante (hamstring) – Recent setback will keep him out for a while.
Thiago Silva (hamstring)
James McArthur (groin)
Nathaniel Clyne (ankle)
Will Hughes (illness)
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)
Nathaniel Chalobah (suspended) – Red card in Gameweek 9, three-match suspension.
Layvin Kurzawa (calf)
Kenny Tete (muscle)
Stuart Dallas (leg) – Because of this fracture, Dallas will be kept out for several more months.
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James Maddison (suspended) – Fifth booking of the season, will miss one match.
Ricardo Pereira (Achilles) – Pre-season problem ruled him out until early 2023.
Wilfred Ndidi (hamstring) – Early return from international duty.
Jonny Evans (calf) – Deemed unlikely to face Leeds.
Luis Diaz (knee) – Reports suggest the Colombian will be out until December
Joel Matip (calf)
Diogo Jota (hamstring) – Occurred late into Gameweek 11 stoppage time.
Kyle Walker (abdominal) – In a race to make the November World Cup
Kalvin Phillips (shoulder)
John Stones (hamstring)
Anthony Martial (back) – Forced off in the first half against Everton, Gameweek 10.
Donny van de Beek (knock)
Harry Maguire (hamstring) – Finished the draw with Germany despite “feeling something.”
Alexander Isak (thigh) – Injury setback means “we probably won’t see him before the World Cup.”
Emil Krafth (knee) – Out for the long-term. In fact, he may not return this season.
Allan Saint-Maximin (hamstring)
Joe Willock (illness)
Moussa Niakhate (muscle)
Lewis O’Brien (illness)
Renan Lodi (ankle)
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.
Armel Bella-Kotchap (shoulder) – According to the manager, “it could be anything.”
Emerson Royal (suspended) – Red card in Gameweek 9, three-match suspension.
Richarlison (calf) – Manager says it’s “for sure” that he’ll miss Gameweek 12.
Dejan Kulusevski (hamstring)
Nayef Aguerd (ankle)
Maxwel Cornet (calf)
Kurt Zouma (illness)
Craig Dawson (dead leg)
Pedro Neto (ankle) – Ruled out until after the World Cup, following ankle ligament surgery.
Sasa Kalajdzic (knee) – He sadly suffered a serious injury on his Gameweek 6 debut and will be out for a while.
Raul Jimenez (groin) – Pulled out of Gameweek 6 squad because of “little pains”.
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