Gameweek 12: The injuries and bans

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

ARSENAL

OUT:

Emile Smith-Rowe (groin) – Will miss the rest of 2022 after successful surgery to repair a damaged tendon.

Mohamed Elneny (hamstring)

MAYBE:

Oleksandr Zinchenko (calf) – Absent for the win over Liverpool in Gameweek 10.

ASTON VILLA

OUT:

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)

BOURNEMOUTH

OUT:

Ben Pearson (knee)

Lloyd Kelly (knock)

BRENTFORD

OUT:

Pontus Jansson (hamstring) – Missed the trip to Newcastle.

Christian Norgaard (Achilles)

MAYBE:

Aaron Hickey (ankle)

BRIGHTON

OUT:

Jakub Moder (knee) – Long spell on the sidelines after a serious injury from April.

CHELSEA

OUT:

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.

MAYBE:

Thiago Silva (hamstring)

CRYSTAL PALACE

OUT:

James McArthur (groin)

Nathaniel Clyne (ankle)

MAYBE:

Will Hughes (illness)

EVERTON

OUT:

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)

FULHAM

OUT:

Nathaniel Chalobah (suspended) – Red card in Gameweek 9, three-match suspension.

Layvin Kurzawa (calf)

Kenny Tete (muscle)

LEEDS

OUT:

Stuart Dallas (leg) – Because of this fracture, Dallas will be kept out for several more months.


Additionally, check out Fantasy Football Scout for more in-depth details on key FPL injuries and bans.

Meanwhile, Scout will soon cover the pre-match press conferences, where managers should give more accurate updates. There’s also a live injuries and bans stream on their YouTube channel.


LEICESTER

OUT:

James Maddison (suspended) – Fifth booking of the season, will miss one match.

Ricardo Pereira (Achilles) – Pre-season problem ruled him out until early 2023.

MAYBE:

Wilfred Ndidi (hamstring) – Early return from international duty.

Jonny Evans (calf) – Deemed unlikely to face Leeds.

LIVERPOOL

OUT:

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.

MANCHESTER CITY

OUT:

Kyle Walker (abdominal) – In a race to make the November World Cup

Kalvin Phillips (shoulder)

John Stones (hamstring)

MANCHESTER UNITED

MAYBE:

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.”

NEWCASTLE

OUT:

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.

MAYBE:

Allan Saint-Maximin (hamstring)

Joe Willock (illness)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST

OUT:

Moussa Niakhate (muscle)

MAYBE:

Lewis O’Brien (illness)

Renan Lodi (ankle)

SOUTHAMPTON

OUT:

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.

MAYBE:

Armel Bella-Kotchap (shoulder) – According to the manager, “it could be anything.”

TOTTENHAM

OUT:

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.

MAYBE:

Dejan Kulusevski (hamstring)

WEST HAM

OUT:

Nayef Aguerd (ankle)

MAYBE:

Maxwel Cornet (calf)

Kurt Zouma (illness)

Craig Dawson (dead leg)

WOLVES

OUT:

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.

MAYBE:

Raul Jimenez (groin) – Pulled out of Gameweek 6 squad because of “little pains”.


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