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Latest Premier League Injury News

The most recent fantasy soccer injury updates from the Premier League.

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Claudio Bravo    G    Manchester City
Bravo was stretchered off from Thursday's Manchester derby and replaced in the 79th minute by Willy Caballero after suffering a suspected calf injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Bravo appeared to suffer the injury while coming down from making a jumping save, though it didn't appear to be overly serious at first. However, the physios decided to carry him off the pitch, and he'll likely undergo scans to help determine the severity of the injury.
Omar Elabdellaoui    D    Hull City
Elabdellaoui (back) has been ruled out of Saturday's match with Southampton.

Fantasy Analysis

Elabdellaoui has now been sidelined for over a month. Ahmed Elmohamaday started at right-back in last weekend's match, which could be the case once again against Southampton.
Paul Pogba    M    Manchester United
Pogba (leg) is not in the 18-man match day squad for Thursday's match with Manchester City.

Fantasy Analysis

Pogba's absence doesn't come as a surprise as he was expected to miss this match. Ander Herrera and Michael Carrick will start at holding midfield, while Marouane Fellaini will play slightly higher up the pitch.
David Silva    M    Manchester City
Silva (foot) is not in the 18-man squad for Thursday's match with Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Silva's absence hurts, though City still have plenty of attacking firepower with Sergio Aguero at striker, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling on the wings, and Kevin De Bruyne at attacking midfielder.
John Stones    D    Manchester City
Stones (leg) is not in the 18-man squad for Thursday's match with Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Stones misses his third straight match. Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi will start at centre-back.
Robert Snodgrass    M    West Ham United
Snodgrass (knee) is available for Saturday's match with Stoke City.

Fantasy Analysis

Snodgrass was not included in the squad for last weekend's draw with Everton. If he makes the starting XI, he will likely split time on set pieces.
Sofiane Feghouli    F/M    West Ham United
Feghouli (undisclosed) is available for selection in Saturday's match with Stoke City, West Ham Chairman, David Gold, reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Feghouli wasn't included in Saturday's draw with Everton, but has trained this week could return to the side. Manuel Lanzini has played well lately, which could make it difficult for Feghouli to side into the starting XI.
Andy Carroll    F    West Ham United
Carroll (groin) has been ruled out of Saturday's match with Stoke.

Fantasy Analysis

Carroll will miss his second straight match due to injury. Jonathan Calleri received his first Premier League start against Everton last weekend, while Diafro Sakho came off the bench. Both will be prime candidates to replace Carroll in the starting XI.
Mark Noble    M    West Ham United
Noble (suspension) is available to return to the side in Saturday's match with Stoke City.

Fantasy Analysis

Noble will likely make the starting XI after missing the previous two matches due to yellow card accumulation. Havard Nordtveit is expected to move back to the bench after a rare start against Everton last weekend.
Joey Barton    M    Burnley
Joey Barton has been banned from all football activity for 18 months after admitting to misconduct in relation to betting.

Fantasy Analysis

Barton placed 1,260 bets on matches from March 2006 and May 2016, which is a breach of player conduct rules. He will be available to return to football in October of 2018.
Mamadou Sakho    D    Crystal Palace
Sakho (knee) is set to undergo a scan on his injured knee this week.

Fantasy Analysis

Sakho injured his knee late in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Tottenham. His cleat got caught in the turf while his knee bent in an unnatural way. It looked gruesome at the time, though scans will give the club and fantasy players alike a clearer injury outlook.
Leroy Fer    M    Swansea City
Fer (leg) is available for selection for Sunday's match with Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Fer was forced off the pitch during last Saturday's match with Stoke due to a dead leg. The injury is not serious and he is expected to slot back into the starting XI at centre-mid.
Jack Cork    M    Swansea City
Cork (ankle) is available for Sunday's match with Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Cork had missed the past two matches due to injury, but is healthy and could return to the starting XI at the expense Jay Fulton or Leon Britton.
Martin Olsson    D    Swansea City
Olsson (hamstring) is available for Sunday's match with Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Olsson's absence last weekend allowed Stephen Kingsley to make the starting XI at outside-back. Kingsley will likely move out of the starting lineup with Olsson now healthy and available.
Wayne Routledge    M    Swansea City
Routledge (lower body) has been ruled out of Sunday's match with Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Routledge underwent hernia surgery last week which will continue to hold him out. It's unclear if he will return this season.
Matt Targett    D    Southampton
Targett (hamstring) returned to training on Thursday.

Fantasy Analysis

Targett returns to training for the first time since undergoing surgery in December. His inclusion in training is certainly a good sign, though it's unlikely that he will supplant Cedric Soares and Ryan Bertrand at outside-back.
Charlie Austin    F    Southampton
Austin (shoulder) returned to training on Thursday.

Fantasy Analysis

Austin's next step will be to participate in the Under-23 team's season finale 5 May. If he his able to play in that match, there is a good chance that he could return to playing in the first team by the end of the season. Although the injury news is positive for Austin, it will be difficult to rely on him for any substantial fantasy output after being sidelined for so long.
Daniel Ayala    D    Middlesbrough
Ayala was subbed off after picking up a knock in Wednesday's 1-0 victory over Sunderland.

Fantasy Analysis

Ayala was replaced by Fabio in the 54th minute after picking up his 11th start of the season. Boro's next match is Sunday against Manchester City and Calum Chambers could move to centre-back with the Fabio or Antonio Barragan featuring at right-back.
Loic Remy    F    Crystal Palace
Remy (calf) is not in the 18-man squad for Wednesday's match with Crystal Palace.

Fantasy Analysis

Remy's absence comes as no surprise as he's missed much of the season for a number of injuries. Christian Benteke will lead the attacking line against Tottenham.
David Ospina    G    Arsenal
Ospina (back) is not in the 18-man squad for Wednesday's match with Leicester City.

Fantasy Analysis

Ospina held little fantasy value for this match with Petr Cech healthy and expected to start. Emiliano Martinez is available off the bench should Cech suffer an injury.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic    F    Manchester United
Ibrahimovic will undergo surgery on his torn ACL in the United States in the coming weeks, ESPN FC reports.

Fantasy Analysis

It's unclear when exactly Ibrahimovic will undergo the procedure, but it's one that will surely force him to miss the early part of next season, and possibly most of it. He is out of contract at the end of this term, though Manchester United have an option for another season, an unlikely result given the severity of his injury.
Sam McQueen    M/D    Southampton
McQueen (groin) is not in the 18-man side to face Chelsea on Tuesday.

Fantasy Analysis

McQueen was doubtful for the match, though he was unlikely to get a start even if fully fit, so his absence shouldn't affect many fantasy decisions.
Victor Valdes    G    Middlesbrough
Valdes (ribs) has been ruled out for Wednesday's match against Sunderland.

Fantasy Analysis

Brad Guzan is expected to start again.
Cameron Carter-Vickers    D    Tottenham Hotspur
Carter-Vickers continues to progress in his recovery from a knee injury, but he may not be available for the rest of the season.

Fantasy Analysis

Carter-Vickers' absence hurts Spurs' depth, though he wasn't playing nearly enough to warrant much fantasy consideration.
Danny Rose    D    Tottenham Hotspur
Rose (knee) has started to train with the first team, but he will not be available for Wednesday's match against Crystal Palace.

Fantasy Analysis

Rose's pending return will be a nice boost to the Spurs back line, but Ben Davies is expected to continue starting at left-back until that happens.
James Tomkins    D    Crystal Palace
Tomkins could miss the rest of the season because of an ankle injury suffered on Sunday against Liverpool, according to manager Sam Allardyce.

Fantasy Analysis

Tomkins' absence is another tough blow to the Palace back line, though they'll have some cover with Mamadou Sakho back after being ineligible to face his parent club this past weekend.
Daniel Sturridge    F    Liverpool
Sturridge may miss the rest of the season with the recurrence of a hip problem, reports the Daily Mail.

Fantasy Analysis

The striker was expected to be part of the squad to face Crystal Palace last weekend, but was left out of the team. He is now doubtful for the remainder of the season, and has not completed a full match since January. Sturridge has three years remaining on his current contract.
Wes Morgan    D    Leicester City
Morgan will miss Wednesday's game against Arsenal with a groin injury.

Fantasy Analysis

The Jamaican center back has been ruled out by the manager, although it's unclear whether he will return for the weekend's match against WBA. There's no question Morgan's absence will be a big blow for Leicester, though, since he's the leader of the defensive line.
Islam Slimani    F    Leicester City
Slimani will miss Wednesday's game against Arsenal with a groin injury.

Fantasy Analysis

The talented forward has been dealing with this problem for the past few weeks, and he has been ruled out already for this week's game against the Gunners. His next chance to return will be during the weekend when the Foxes take on West Brom away from home.
Nampalys Mendy    M    Leicester City

Fantasy Analysis

Mendy will have to undergo surgery and rehab, so as a result the 24-year-old defensive midfielder will miss the start of the next season as well. Wilfred Ndidi and Andy King should both see an increasing on their minutes considering Mendy's absence.
Ben Mee    D    Burnley
Mee was subbed off at halftime with a bruised shin in Sunday's 2-0 loss to Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Mee was replaced by James Tarkowski and Tarkowski could feature in the Clarets' starting XI if Mee is sidelined. The Clarets' next match is Saturday against Crystal Palace and the loss of Mee would be a crushing blow.

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