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 26.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 26
Gabriel Jesus (knee) – Still expected to be out until March, before being eased back into action.
Mohamed Elneny (knee)
Diego Carlos (Achilles) – Out since Gameweek 2 but back in training to get match-fit.
Philippe Coutinho (hamstring) – Injured for a month.
Illia Zabarnyi (ankle) – Arrived on deadline day with this problem.
Lewis Cook (knee)
Lloyd Kelly (calf)
David Brooks (hamstring)
Marcus Tavernier (hamstring) – Discomfort caused a Gameweek 24 substitution.
Pontus Jansson (hamstring)
Frank Onyeka (hamstring)
Thomas Strakosha (ankle)
Jakub Moder (knee) – Long spell on the sidelines after a serious injury from April.
Adam Lallana (muscle) – Out for months.
Levi Colwill (muscle)
Danny Welbeck (calf)
Billy Gilmour (knock)
Cesar Azpilicueta (head) – Lost consciousness on the pitch and had to be stretchered to hospital.
Christian Pulisic (knee)
N’Golo Kante (hamstring)
Edouard Mendy (hand)
Armando Broja (knee) – Winter injury is a season-ender.
Thiago Silva (knock) – Removed early in Gameweek 25.
Mateo Kovacic (illness)
Nathan Ferguson (match fitness)
Sam Johnstone (calf)
Wilfried Zaha (hamstring)
Andros Townsend (knee) – Nearing a return from his March ACL issue.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (hamstring)
Nathan Patterson (match fitness) – Building up fitness after knee injury, has played for under-21s.
James Garner (match fitness) – Building up fitness after back injury, has played for under-21s.
Joao Palhinha (suspended) – Tenth yellow card of the season, out for Gameweeks 26 and 27.
Tom Cairney (shin)
Neeskens Kebano (Achilles)
Aleksandar Mitrovic (hamstring) – Has missed the last two matches.
Rodrigo (ankle) – Out until early April.
Stuart Dallas (leg) – Long-term absence from last season.
Adam Forshaw (hip)
Pascal Struijk (head) – Missed Gameweeks 23 to 25.
Luis Sinisterra (muscle)
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James Justin (Achilles) – Out until next season.
Jonny Evans (calf)
Ryan Bertrand (knee)
James Maddison (illness)
Luis Diaz (knee)
Calvin Ramsay (knee)
Darwin Nunez (shoulder) – Removed against Newcastle and will need further assessment.
Joe Gomez (muscle) – Hurt versus Real Madrid.
Ibrahima Konate (hamstring)
Arthur (match fitness)
John Stones (hamstring)
Aymeric Laporte (illness)
Christian Eriksen (ankle) – FA Cup injury keeps him sidelined until late April or early May.
Anthony Martial (hip)
Donny van de Beek (knee) – Ruled out for the season.
Emil Krafth (knee)
Bruno Guimaraes (ankle)
Dean Henderson (thigh)
Taiwo Awoniyi (groin)
Willy Boly (hamstring) – Season is probably over.
Serge Aurier (calf)
Scott McKenna (hamstring) – Out for six weeks.
Giulian Biancone (knee) – Season is over.
Moussa Niakhate (muscle)
Cheikhou Kouyate (thigh)
Omar Richards (leg)
Ryan Yates (illness)
Tino Livramento (knee) – Stretchered off in April, it’s unsure how early his 2023 return will be.
Juan Larios (muscle)
Che Adams (knock)
Mislav Orsic (head)
Hugo Lloris (knee) – Confirmed that he will be out until early April.
Rodrigo Bentancur (knee) – The ruptured ACL suffered in Gameweek 23 is a season-ender.
Yves Bissouma (ankle)
Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring)
Maxwel Cornet (calf)
Lukasz Fabianski (eye) – Removed after 68 minutes during Gameweek 25.
Kurt Zouma (hip)
Vladimir Coufal (heel)
Hwang Hee-chan (hamstring) – Forced off in Gameweek 22.
Matheus Cunha (ankle) – Stretchered off in Gameweek 25.
Sasa Kalajdzic (knee) – He suffered a serious injury on his Gameweek 6 debut and will be out for a while.
Chiquinho (knee) – A long-term injury sustained in pre-season.
Boubacar Traore (muscle)
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