Gameweek 14: 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 14.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 14
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 since 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)
Lloyd Kelly (knock)
Pontus Jansson (hamstring) – Out until after the World Cup.
Christian Norgaard (Achilles)
Aaron Hickey (ankle) – Out until after the World Cup.
Kaoru Mitoma (ankle)
Jakub Moder (knee) – Long spell on the sidelines after a serious injury from April.
Levi Colwill (ineligible) – Cannot face parent club Chelsea in Gameweek 14.
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.
Kalidou Koulibaly (knee) – Missed Gameweek 13 after feeling pain in his knee.
James McArthur (groin)
Nathaniel Clyne (ankle)
Andros Townsend (knee) – Nearing a return from his March ACL issue.
Ben Godfrey (leg) – Fractured his fibula in Gameweek 1 so is out for three months.
Yerry Mina (ankle)
Nathan Patterson (knee) – Absent since Gameweek 9 but is now back in training.
Layvin Kurzawa (calf)
Kenny Tete (muscle)
Stuart Dallas (leg) – Because of this fracture, Dallas will be kept out for several more months.
Tyler Adams (muscle)
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.
Ricardo Pereira (Achilles) – Pre-season problem ruled him out until early 2023.
Wilfred Ndidi (hamstring) – Early return from international duty.
Jonny Evans (calf)
Luis Diaz (knee) – Reports suggest the Colombian will be out until December
Diogo Jota (hamstring) – Occurred late into Gameweek 11 stoppage time.
Joel Matip (calf)
Ibrahima Konate (muscle)
Darwin Nunez (muscle) – Issue ruled him out of Gameweek 13 defeat at Nottingham Forest.
Kyle Walker (abdominal) – In a race to make the November World Cup
Kalvin Phillips (shoulder)
Raphael Varane (muscle) – In a race to be fit for the World Cup.
Anthony Martial (back) – Forced off in the first half against Everton, Gameweek 10.
Donny van de Beek (knock)
Harry Maguire (hamstring)
Alexander Isak (thigh) – Injury setback means “we probably won’t see him before the World Cup.”
Allan Saint-Maximin (hamstring)
Emil Krafth (knee) – Out for the long-term. In fact, he may not return this season.
Moussa Niakhate (muscle)
Harry Toffolo (hamstring) – Ruled out for “a little while.”
Lewis O’Brien (illness)
Tino Livramento (knee) – As a result, he is likely to miss the rest of 2022.
Kyle Walker-Peters (hamstring)
Armel Bella-Kotchap (shoulder)
Romeo Lavia (muscle) – Out since Gameweek 5 and back in training building match fitness.
Richarlison (calf) – Should be back before the World Cup
Dejan Kulusevski (hamstring)
Cristian Romero (calf)
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (thigh)
Lucas Paqueta (shoulder) – No timeframe given by manager
Nayef Aguerd (ankle)
Maxwel Cornet (calf)
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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