Gameweek 16: 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 16.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 16
Emile Smith-Rowe (groin) – Will miss the rest of 2022 after successful surgery to repair a damaged tendon.
Takehiro Tomiyasu (muscle)
Philippe Coutinho (muscle) – Unai Emery said he will not play until after the World Cup.
Diego Carlos (Achilles) – Out for a long time because he ruptured his tendon in Gameweek 2.
Chris Mepham (suspension) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 16.
Lloyd Kelly (ankle)
Pontus Jansson (hamstring) – Out until after the World Cup.
Aaron Hickey (ankle) – Out until after the World Cup.
Christian Norgaard (Achilles)
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.
Ben Chilwell (hamstring) – Graham Potter said it “doesn’t look positive.”
Wesley Fofana (knee)
N’Golo Kante (hamstring)
Kepa (foot) – Removed at half-time during Gameweek 14.
James McArthur (groin)
Odsonne Edouard (knock)
Andros Townsend (knee) – Nearing a return from his March ACL issue.
Ben Godfrey (leg) – Fractured his fibula in Gameweek 1.
Yerry Mina (ankle)
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (hamstring) – Will have a scan to determine the extent of this problem.
Idrissa Gueye (thigh)
Harrison Reed (suspension) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 16.
Kenny Tete (suspension) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 16.
Neeskens Kebano (Achilles)
Aleksandar Mitrovic (ankle) – Missed Gameweek 15 and Marco Silva says it’ll be assessed daily.
Stuart Dallas (leg) – Long-term absence from last season.
Luis Sinisterra (foot)
Patrick Bamford (hip) – Discomfort meant he didn’t play during Gameweek 15.
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.
Jonny Evans (calf)
Caglar Soyuncu (hamstring)
Luis Diaz (knee) – The Colombian will be out until beyond the World Cup.
Diogo Jota (hamstring) – Occurred late into Gameweek 11 stoppage time.
Joel Matip (calf)
Kyle Walker (abdominal) – In a race to make the World Cup.
Kalvin Phillips (shoulder)
Diogo Dalot (suspension) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 16.
Raphael Varane (muscle) – In a race to be fit for the World Cup.
Antony (knock) – Minor issue that meant no Gameweek 14 involvement.
Jadon Sancho (illness)
Alexander Isak (thigh)
Emil Krafth (knee) – Out for the long-term. In fact, he may not return this season.
Callum Wilson (illness) – Taken off at half-time during Gameweek 15.
Moussa Niakhate (muscle)
Harry Toffolo (hamstring) – Ruled out for “a little while.”
Giulian Biancone (knee) – Season is over.
Tino Livramento (knee) – As a result, he will miss the rest of 2022.
Kyle Walker-Peters (hamstring)
Juan Larios (knock)
Son Heung-min (facial) – Fracture around his left eye.
Richarlison (calf) – Should be back before the World Cup
Cristian Romero (muscle)
Maxwel Cornet (calf)
Diego Costa (suspended) – Red card for violent conduct.
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.
Matheus Nunes (shoulder)
Raul Jimenez (groin) – Hasn’t played since Gameweek 5.
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