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Geoff Cameron    D    Stoke City
Cameron was on the sideline for the US National Team friendly against Puerto Rico as he works his way back from a hamstring injury, Steven Goff of the Washington Post reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Cameron exited the pitch after 80 minutes of action with a hamstring injury and while he is expected to suit up for the opening match of the Copa America against Colombia, he will likely face a late fitness test. The 30-year-old was a consistent presence on the Stoke City back line as he made 27 EPL starts along with an additional three appearances off the bench. The notoriously leaky American defense will be that much worse without Cameron and will need him to get back to healthy if they are going to make a deep run for the trophy.
Morgan Schneiderlin    M    Manchester United
Schneiderlin missed Manchester United's midweek match against Bournemouth, but trained Thursday and will be available for the Cup final against Crystal Palace.

Fantasy Analysis

Schneiderlin has seen his role in United's midfield diminish in recent weeks, but has still been a stable presence throughout the season. However, Schneiderlin isn't much of an offensive force and his fantasy value is limited. He'll be competing for a starting spot with Marouane Fellaini, who is a better fantasy option.
Marcos Rojo    D    Manchester United
Rojo missed Man United's midweek match against Bournemouth after picking up an injury in training last weekend, but according to manager Louis van Gaal, will be available in Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

Fantasy Analysis

Van Gaal has a selection issue now with Darmian and Rojo both back from injury for the final, among others. But whomever Van Gaal picks, especially on the back line, could be in for a nice matchup with Crystal Palace not an especially heavy-attacking team.
Matteo Darmian    D    Manchester United
Darmian (ankle) hasn't featured since exiting Man United's match on 7 May, but according to manager Louis van Gaal, he is no longer injured and is available for selection in Saturday's FA Cup final.

Fantasy Analysis

Darmian was one of United's most consistent defenders throughout the season, so it wouldn't be surprising if he was rewarded with a start in the final. And against Crystal Palace, a clean sheet is a real possibility.
John Terry    D    Chelsea
Terry formally signed a one-year contract with Chelsea on Wednesday, ESPN FC reports.

Fantasy Analysis

The Chelsea captain previously suggested in January that he'd look for new employment in the summer after the club told him a contract extension wasn't on the table, but the two sides apparently were able to find common ground after reengaging in negotiations. Terry, who has been with the Blues for the last 18 seasons, will likely serve in even more of a mentoring capacity in 2016-17, as he's not expected to be a regular starter for Chelsea.
Dimitri Payet    M    West Ham United
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic said Payet will be available for France this summer despite missing the final match of the Premier League season with a foot injury, reports the Daily Mail.

Fantasy Analysis

Bilic said the midfielder's injury is not serious, and Payet should be available to play in this summer's championship without worry.
Divock Origi    F    Liverpool
Origi (ankle) could be available for the Europa League final on Wednesday against Sevilla, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Origi is training fully after it was initially feared he could miss the European Championships this summer, and as long as he doesn't suffer any setbacks, it appears he'll be fully fit for the tournament.
Jordan Veretout    M    Aston Villa
Veretout (hip) is not in the 18-man squad on Sunday against Arsenal.

Fantasy Analysis

Veretout's playing time has stagnated in 2016, so his fantasy upside was fairly limited anyway.
Kieran Richardson    M/D    Aston Villa
Richardson (calf) is not in the 18-man squad on Sunday against Arsenal.

Fantasy Analysis

Richardson's fantasy upside wasn't terribly high anyway, so his absence shouldn't affect many fantasy rosters.
Ciaran Clark    D    Aston Villa
Clark (ankle) is out Sunday against Arsenal.

Fantasy Analysis

Joleon Lescott and Kevin Toner will be the two starting centrebacks Sunday.
Glen Johnson    D    Stoke City
Johnson (knee) is not in the 18-man squad on Sunday against West Ham.

Fantasy Analysis

Johnson was deemed fit this week after missing a number of months with his injury, but he's unable to even make the bench Sunday, with Geoff Cameron starting at rightback.
Vurnon Anita    M/D    Newcastle United
Anita (knock) is not in the 18-man squad on Sunday against Tottenham.

Fantasy Analysis

Daryl Janmaat will get the start for Anita, who had been playing very well of late, though his fantasy upside was fairly limited against Spurs.
Gerard Deulofeu    M    Everton
Deulofeu (knee) is out on Sunday against Norwich.

Fantasy Analysis

Deulofeu was a long shot to make the bench Sunday, so it's not surprising he'll sit out yet again.
Seamus Coleman    D    Everton
Coleman (hamstring) will not play on Sunday against Norwich City.

Fantasy Analysis

Coleman's injury is not considered overly serious, but it is enough to keep him out Sunday, allowing Matthew Pennington to start again.
Yohan Cabaye    M    Crystal Palace
Cabaye (ribs) is not in the 18-man squad on Sunday to face Southampton.

Fantasy Analysis

Cabaye's absence could allow Jason Puncheon to get more opportunities on set pieces, though Southampton are putting out a full defensive squad. Despite his absnece on Sunday, Cabaye's injury is not serious enough to keep him out of this summer's Euros.
Alan Hutton    D    Aston Villa
Hutton (calf) is out Sunday against Arsenal.

Fantasy Analysis

Hutton was doubtful for the match due to his injury, and Jordan Lyden will get the start at leftback.
Nabil Bentaleb    M    Tottenham Hotspur
Bentaleb will not return from his knee injury for Sunday's season-finale against Newcastle.

Fantasy Analysis

Bentaleb wasn't likely to get much playing time anyway, so his continued absence shouldn't affect many fantasy teams.
Lukasz Fabianski    G    Swansea City
Fabianski will be rested for Sunday's game against Manchester City, the South Wales Evening Post reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Fabianski will be with the Polish squad for this summer's European Championships, and with Swansea having nothing to play for Sunday, he'll get the game off, allowing Krisoffer Nordfeldt to start in his place.
Ki Sung-yueng    M    Swansea City
Ki will not play Sunday against Manchester City, as he has been given leave ahead of a four-week military term in South Korea, the South Wales Evening Post reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Ki has found playing time hard to come by this season, and though he was starting to get more of late, fantasy owners, though likely few, will have to wait until the 2016/17 season to see him again.
Marc Wilson    D    Stoke City
Wilson (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's match against West Ham.

Fantasy Analysis

The Stoke back line has dealt with a plethora of injuries this season, though with many players coming back in recent weeks, or possibly Sunday, Wilson was unlikely to get much playing time anyway.
Jordy Clasie    M    Southampton
Clasie will not play Sunday against Crystal Palace because of the groin injury suffered last weekend against Spurs.

Fantasy Analysis

Clasie's role as a defensive midfielder limits his fantasy upside, though the Saints' defense certainly takes a hit with his absence. Oriol Romeu will likely start in Clasie's place.
Andre Wisdom    D    Norwich City
Wisdom (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's match against Everton.

Fantasy Analysis

Wisdom has dealt injury for much of the season, and while his absence hurts Norwich's depth, his fantasy upside was quite limited.
Timm Klose    D    Norwich City
Klose has been ruled out for Sunday's match against Everton.

Fantasy Analysis

The Norwich defence has really struggled this season, and while Klose's absence doesn't help, he wasn't a great fantasy option anyway.
Jonathan Howson    M    Norwich City
Howson has been ruled out for Sunday's match against Everton because of a knee injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Howson's been an up-and-down fantasy option this season, and even the highs haven't been that great, so his absence shouldn't affect too many teams.
Bastian Schweinsteiger    M    Manchester United
Schweinsteiger (knee) will not be available for Sunday's season-finale against Bournemouth.

Fantasy Analysis

Schweinsteiger was simply described as "out" by manager Louis van Gaal on Friday, giving little hope that he could return for the FA Cup final the following weekend. That being said, there is optimism that he could be fit for this summer's European Championships for Germany.
Adnan Januzaj    M    Manchester United
Januzaj has been ruled out for Sunday's season finale against Bournemouth because of a knock picked up in training.

Fantasy Analysis

It is unclear if Januzaj will be available for the FA Cup final the following weekend, though he's unlikely to get enough playing time to make a difference anyway.
Luke Shaw    D    Manchester United
Shaw (leg) has been ruled out for next week's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

Fantasy Analysis

Shaw suffered a double leg fracture back in September and was aiming to return before the end of the Premier League season to allow him ample time to make his case for the England squad for this summer's European Championships. Unfortunately, he'll come up short, though he should be fully fit for the start of next season if he doesn't suffer any setbacks.
Wilfried Zaha    F/M    Crystal Palace
Zaha (gluteal strain) will not play Sunday against Southampton, and it's unclear if he will be fit for the FA Cup final the following weekend against Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Zaha has been a solid piece of the attacking midfield this season, though he's struggled to produce much of late as Palace have dealt with numerous injuries throughout the squad.
Sylvain Distin    D    AFC Bournemouth
Distin will not be available for Sunday's match against Manchester United because of a back injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Distin was unlikely to play anyway, so his absence shouldn't affect many fantasy decisions.
Diego Costa    F    Chelsea
Costa (hamstring) will not feature against Leicester City on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Costa was stellar in his previous two contests as he recorded a goal and an assist. While the team may have had a forgettable year, the forward managed 14 scores in all competitions despite appearing in just 36 contests. If he can stay healthy for the entire campaign, the 27-year-old is poised to have another standout season in 2016-17.
Pablo Zabaleta    D    Manchester City
Zabaleta (calf) will be out of the squad for Friday's matchup with Swansea City.

Fantasy Analysis

Zabaleta featured very infrequently this season with a mere 16 appearances in all competitions. The defender's fantasy contributions in those outings have been limited as he registered just 16 crosses and 39 tackles.

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