Premier League: 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 of the Premier League.


THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS

ARSENAL

OUT:

Gabriel Jesus (knee) – Reports say it’s a three-month injury, keeping him out until March.

Reiss Nelson (muscle)

ASTON VILLA

OUT:

Diego Carlos (Achilles) – Out for a long time because he ruptured his tendon in Gameweek 2.

MAYBE:

Lucas Digne (shoulder)

John McGinn (hamstring)

BOURNEMOUTH

OUT:

Dominic Solanke (knee)

Marcus Tavernier (hamstring)

MAYBE:

Philip Billing (muscle)

Ryan Fredericks (knock)

Junior Stanislas (knock)

Lewis Cook (knee)

BRENTFORD

OUT:

Pontus Jansson (hamstring)

Frank Onyeka (hamstring)

MAYBE:

Aaron Hickey (ankle)

Shandon Baptiste (match fitness)

BRIGHTON

OUT:

Alexis Mac Allister (suspension) – Fifth yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 22.

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

MAYBE:

Levi Colwill (muscle)

Adam Lallana (muscle)

CHELSEA

OUT:

Joao Felix (suspension) – Red card in Gameweek 19, not back until Gameweek 23.

Raheem Sterling (hamstring)

Christian Pulisic (knee)

Wesley Fofana (knee)

N’Golo Kante (hamstring)

Edouard Mendy (hand)

Armando Broja (knee) – Mid-season friendly injury is likely a season-ender.

MAYBE:

Reece James (knee) – Back in training but not yet ready.

Ben Chilwell (hamstring) – Back in training but not yet ready.

Denis Zakaria (knock)

CRYSTAL PALACE

OUT:

James McArthur (hip)

MAYBE:

Wilfried Zaha (hamstring) – Patrick Vieira said Zaha never asks to come off, so this “does not sound good.”

Joachim Andersen (calf)

EVERTON

OUT:

Nathan Patterson (knee) – Ligament injury from Gameweek 19 will keep him out for six-to-eight weeks.

James Garner (back) – He is “probably going to be back at the back end of January or early February.”

Andros Townsend (knee) – Nearing a return from his March ACL issue.

MAYBE:

Michael Keane (knee)

Ben Godfrey (knee)

FULHAM

OUT:

Neeskens Kebano (Achilles)

LEEDS

OUT:

Robin Koch (suspension) – Fifth yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 22.

Stuart Dallas (leg) – Long-term absence from last season.

Crysencio Summerville (ankle)

MAYBE:

Liam Cooper (muscle)

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.


LEICESTER

OUT:

James Justin (Achilles) – Out until next season.

Ricardo Pereira (Achilles) – Pre-season problem is almost over.

Boubakary Soumare (hamstring)

Jonny Evans (calf)

Ryan Bertrand (knee)

MAYBE:

Wilfred Ndidi (muscle)

Ayoze Perez (knock)

Dennis Praet (ankle)

LIVERPOOL

OUT:

Luis Diaz (knee) – Suffered a setback in training, out until March.

Diogo Jota (hamstring) – Returning in late January.

Roberto Firmino (calf)

MAYBE:

Virgil van Dijk (hamstring) – Removed at half-time during Gameweek 19’s loss to Brentford.

MANCHESTER CITY

MAYBE:

Phil Foden (foot)

MANCHESTER UNITED

OUT:

Donny van de Beek (knee) – Ruled out for the season.

MAYBE:

Jadon Sancho (lack of match fitness)

Anthony Martial (leg) – Came off with “some complaints” during half-time of Gameweek 20.

Diogo Dalot (muscle)

NEWCASTLE

OUT:

Jonjo Shelvey (calf) – Picked up in training, out for six-to-eight weeks.

Emil Krafth (knee) – Out for the long-term. In fact, he may not return this season.

Matt Targett (heel)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST

OUT:

Dean Henderson (thigh) – Absent until mid-February.

Giulian Biancone (knee) – Season is over.

Moussa Niakhate (muscle)

Cheikhou Kouyate (thigh)

MAYBE:

Taiwo Awoniyi (groin)

SOUTHAMPTON

OUT:

Tino Livramento (knee) – Stretchered off in April, it’s unsure how early his 2023 return will be.

Juan Larios (muscle)

Stuart Armstrong (groin)

MAYBE:

Armel Bella-Kotchap (knee)

Alex McCarthy (ankle) – Back in training.

Theo Walcott (calf) – Back in training.

TOTTENHAM

OUT:

Lucas Moura (tendon)

WEST HAM

OUT:

Gianluca Scamacca (knee)

Maxwel Cornet (calf)

WOLVES

OUT:

Pedro Neto (ankle) – Unsure how soon he’ll return.

Sasa Kalajdzic (knee) – He sadly 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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