Gameweek 28: Latest 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 28.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 28
Mohamed Elneny (knee)
Eddie Nketiah (knock)
Philippe Coutinho (hamstring) – Injured until April.
Boubacar Kamara (shin)
Leander Dendoncker (personal reasons)
Illia Zabarnyi (ankle) – Arrived on deadline day with this problem.
Marcus Tavernier (hamstring)
Junior Stanislas (knock)
Hamed Traore (muscle)
Adam Smith (knock)
Keane Lewis-Potter (knee) – Out until May.
Thomas Strakosha (ankle)
Jakub Moder (knee) – Long spell on the sidelines after a serious injury from April.
Adam Lallana (muscle) – Out for months.
Tariq Lamptey (knock)
Thiago Silva (knee) – Aiming for a mid-April return.
Cesar Azpilicueta (head) – Lost consciousness on the pitch and had to be stretchered to hospital.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (back)
N’Golo Kante (hamstring)
Edouard Mendy (hand)
Armando Broja (knee) – Winter injury is a season-ender.
Reece James (illness)
Mason Mount (abdominal)
Raheem Sterling (hamstring)
Wesley Fofana (knock)
Albert Sambi Lokonga (ineligible to face parent club)
Nathan Ferguson (match fitness)
Sam Johnstone (calf)
Will Hughes (illness)
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.
Tom Cairney (ankle)
Neeskens Kebano (Achilles)
Layvin Kurzawa (knee)
Stuart Dallas (leg) – Long-term absence from last season.
Adam Forshaw (hip)
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.
Wout Faes (suspended) – Red card for two bookings, out for Gameweek 29.
Youri Tielemans (ankle) – Will miss six weeks.
Victor Kristiansen (ankle) – Likely out for four weeks.
James Justin (Achilles) – Out until next season.
Ryan Bertrand (knee)
Luis Diaz (knee)
Calvin Ramsay (knee)
Joe Gomez (muscle) – Hurt versus Real Madrid.
Naby Keita (knock)
Christian Eriksen (ankle) – FA Cup injury keeps him sidelined until late April or early May.
Casemiro (suspended) – Red card for bad tackle, out for Gameweeks 29 and 30.
Donny van de Beek (knee) – Ruled out for the season.
Anthony Martial (hip)
Marcel Sabitzer (knock)
Joelinton (suspended) – Tenth yellow card of the season, out for Gameweeks 27 and 28.
Anthony Gordon (ankle)
Emil Krafth (knee)
Chris Wood (ineligible to face parent club)
Dean Henderson (thigh)
Taiwo Awoniyi (groin)
Willy Boly (hamstring) – Season is probably over.
Scott McKenna (hamstring) – Out for six weeks.
Giulian Biancone (knee) – Season is over.
Omar Richards (leg)
Brennan Johnson (groin) – Will need to be assessed.
Cheikhou Kouyate (thigh)
Tino Livramento (knee) – Stretchered off in April 2022, it’s unsure when his return will be.
Juan Larios (muscle)
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)
Emerson Royal (knock) – Missed Gameweek 27 due to training ground knock.
Lukasz Fabianski (eye) – Fractured his cheekbone and eye socket.
Vladimir Coufal (heel)
Michail Antonio (hamstring)
Diego Costa (knee) – Stretchered off in Gameweek 26 and out for a few weeks.
Hugo Bueno (hamstring) – Likely out until April.
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.
Pedro Sarabia (knock)
Boubacar Traore (muscle)
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