Bitesize: Injury Table Video Roundup

Game Week 13 FPL Injury News Roundup

Injury Expert Ben Dinnery presents a super quick "bitesize" version of all the essential Premier League injury news ahead of game week 13.
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Last update: 28/11/21 00:11:16
Arsenal
3
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Sead Kolasinac
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "Sead is progressing well in the early stages of his rehab with the current aim to be back in full training in January."
Potential Return
22/01/2022
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Granit Xhaka
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "Granit has progressed his recovery to running outside, with the aim to now be back in full training in December."
Potential Return
26/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Bukayo Saka
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 27: "It was an action where he said he felt something and wasn't comfortable to continue. We'll have to assess him tomorrow and probably scan him."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
25%
Track
Aston Villa
2
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Bertrand Isidore Traore
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Bertrand is still going to be some weeks away, so we need to be patient on that one."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Mahmoud Ibrahim Hassan
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "He's completed his first full week of training. The idea with him will be to complete a second week and then look to get him some game minutes [with] U23s."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Brentford
6
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Mads Sorensen
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Aug 27: "Mads is unfortunately a longer-term injury, with his medial ligament that is damaged. I don't want to put weeks or months on his recovery."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Mathias Jorgensen
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 18: "Zanka will be assessed. He is training a bit going into the weekend."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
25%
Track
Player
David Raya Martin
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Oct 26: "David has unfortunately sustained an injury to the PCL in his left knee. We anticipate the recovery period for an injury like this to be somewhere between 4-5 months."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Kristoffer Ajer
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "Kristoffer will have a scan at the end of the month. That will give us a more clear update on where he is and if he can return to training and matches earlier than worse case."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Julian Jeanvier
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "He's just started training, still not full contact. He's been out for a long time so that will still be a while."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Joshua Dasilva
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Jul 07: "It is a hip injury that is rare, so the way we've gone about it has to be careful. It's not an injury where I can give you a time, we're trying to manage it in the right way. I'll have answers soon."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Brighton and Hove Albion
2
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Steven Alzate
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 14: "It's just going to take a bit of time for that process to happen, same with Steven [following surgery]."
Potential Return
15/01/2022
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Danny Welbeck
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 11: "I would say there is a good chance of him returning before January the way he is progressing. Touch wood there will be no setbacks, we just need to keep working. Hopefully this side of Christmas."
Potential Return
26/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Burnley
6
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
James Tarkowski
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
5 Yellow Cards
Potential Return
01/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Ashley Westwood
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
5 Yellow Cards
Potential Return
01/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Jay Rodriguez
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Muscular Tightness
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Matej Vydra
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Muscular Tightness
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
50%
Track
Player
Ashley Barnes
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "He's got a pretty decent tear in his thigh, so that is going to take a bit of time to calm down I think. It certainly won't be days, it will be weeks."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Dale Stephens
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Going along well, he's feeling good, we're being a little bit careful with the loading phase day to day and I still think he needs a little bit more."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
50%
Track
Chelsea
4
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Kai Havertz
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 22: "We had to take Kai off because of hamstring problems. He felt a bit of tension, so we have some doubts with him. We need to check and see if he can train without any problems."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
N'Golo Kante
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "N'Golo twisted his knee a little bit. He feels better, but it seems he will be out for some days. We still have a little hope but it's almost a miracle if he makes it."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
25%
Track
Player
Mateo Kovacic
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 19: "Mateo, that will take more days until he is ready and will miss more matches."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Ben Chilwell
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "A partial tear of his ACL, and the decision is to treat it conservatively. The next six weeks will tell the story if he makes it and be available or if he will need surgery."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Crystal Palace
3
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
James McArthur
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Hamstring Strain
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Joachim Andersen
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 27: "We don't know yet. He will do more exams tomorrow, then we will find out maybe on Monday morning."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Nathan Ferguson
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Nov 05: "Nathan will start next week to take part in some of the exercises with the first team."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Everton
9
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 19: "At least two or three weeks, we have to wait because he is progressing well but he still needs time."
Potential Return
12/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Yerry Mina
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "Yerry is doing well but still not ready."
Potential Return
06/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Mason Holgate
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
Sending Off - Red Card
Potential Return
06/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Richarlison de Andrade
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
5 Yellow Cards
Potential Return
01/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Abdoulaye Doucoure
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "He's one player who maybe could be available. It's a metatarsal issue, [so] if he's fine then he's fine. We have to make sure everything is healed and the player is confident."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
50%
Track
Player
Demarai Gray
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "He was in a light training session (today). So, we will see if he can be available. It was less [severe] than we were expecting."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
25%
Track
Player
Allan Marques Loureiro
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 25: "He was having some treatment today but my feeling is he will be fine."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Tom Davies
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Knee Injury
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Andre Gomes
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Oct 15: "Still working, trying to return as soon as possible but still not available."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Leeds United
3
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Robin Koch
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "Koch had to go through surgery. The terms of his recovery are what was expected."
Potential Return
14/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Luke Ayling
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 19: "The evolution is controlled on a daily basis and I wouldn't want to give you a date. When my responses are brief it is because I cannot offer any certainty."
Potential Return
29/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Patrick Bamford
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "His injury has been serious and the evolution changes. That's why his definitive recovery is extended."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Leicester City
5
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Wesley Fofana
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "I'm not sure of the exact date yet, but I was just watching him and he was moving really well. He's building up his fitness, he's way ahead of where we thought he'd maybe be."
Potential Return
01/01/2022
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Youri Tielemans
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "We had the issue with Youri before he left, so that puts him out for a few weeks. He'll be back before Christmas."
Potential Return
16/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Ricardo Barbosa Pereira
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 20: "He'd felt it yesterday when he came in after training. It's frustrating him. We just have to wait and see what the scan."
Potential Return
12/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Jonny Evans
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "He felt something in his thigh. He should be fine for the weekend, but it was too big a risk so I had to make a call before kick-off."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
James Justin
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "We want to get him minutes with the U23s and we have a plan in place. He's physically very strong, he's a real athlete. We just want to make sure he's ready."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Liverpool
5
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Roberto Firmino
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "Bobby [is] getting closer but not for the weekend. We'll see, that will take a little bit longer still."
Potential Return
16/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Joe Gomez
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "He is in a good way. It was clear he will need a few weeks and that's still [the case], the rehab is not finished. But in a good place."
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Naby Keita
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: "Probably next week we expect [him] back in team training, let's see what that means for the Porto game - but not for the weekend."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Curtis Jones
Reason
Head/Face Injury
Further Detail
Nov 16: "We can't put a specific timescale on a return beyond it will be a number of weeks from now as it heals naturally, so it's not one we will risk and patience is a virtue."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Harvey Elliott
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 05: "He's great, Harvey's great. I have no idea when exactly it'll be, but we can't wait actually. It looks really good."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Manchester City
6
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Ferran Torres Garcia
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 15: "Ferran will be out two and a half months, three months. [The injury is a] bone for the feet - metatarsal."
Potential Return
01/01/2022
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Kevin De Bruyne
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 26: "A little bit tired, no taste., symptoms you have [with COVID-19]. Six or seven days [isolating so far], a few more days we will do a PCR test if he is negative he will be back."
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Jack Grealish
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Training individual. Not today because it's a day off. Hopefully, [he] can be back soon to help us."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
50%
Track
Player
Philip Foden
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Training individual, Phil [is] much better. Not today because it's a day off. Hopefully, [he] can be back soon to help us."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
50%
Track
Player
Liam Delap
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Ankle Injury
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Benjamin Mendy
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
Aug 26: 'City confirm that [after] being charged by police today, Benjamin Mendy has been suspended pending an investigation.'
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Manchester United
7
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Raphael Varane
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 19: "He's improving but Raphael is still a few weeks away. He's working hard on his fitness. Unfortunately, he's got this injury now. He'll be back soon."
Potential Return
05/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Edinson Cavani Gomez
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 09: "Before starting the season, I had discomfort in the tendon. It made me spend a couple of weeks out... It was improving but, after Tottenham, it started coming back. They are difficult injuries."
Potential Return
05/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Mason Greenwood
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 20: "Mason has got COVID unfortunately. He's tested positive, so we'll wait for him to get back."
Potential Return
05/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Harry Maguire
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
Sending Off - Two Yellow Cards
Potential Return
02/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Luke Shaw
Reason
Head/Face Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Luke took a bang on the head, we're assessing him and we'll make a call on how he is."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
25%
Track
Player
Frederico Rodrigues Santos
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Fred twisted his ankle. He managed to carry on and see the game out (in Villareal) which is pretty incredible. He played a big part in us winning."
Potential Return
28/11/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
50%
Track
Player
Paul Pogba
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 11: "He's already started on his rehab and wants to come back fresh and ready. If it's two months or six weeks or 12 weeks, I've got to tell you in a few weeks how he's healing."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Newcastle United
4
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Matt Ritchie
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
5 Yellow Cards
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Jamaal Lascelles
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
5 Yellow Cards
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Dwight Gayle
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Dwight was feeling his hamstring slightly so that's one that will be assessed today."
Potential Return
30/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Paul Dummett
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Paul is back out running."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Norwich City
3
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Christoph Zimmermann
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 29: "Christoph had his ankle surgery and will be out for several weeks."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Sam Byram
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Lacking Match Fitness
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
25%
Track
Player
Mathias Normann
Reason
Chest/Abdominal Injury
Further Detail
Abdominal Injury
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
25%
Track
Southampton
3
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Jack Stephens
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 25: "He is back in training after injury, and it is great to have him back. There is no need to rush him."
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Stuart Armstrong
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Calf Strain
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Ibrahima Diallo
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Ankle Sprain
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
25%
Track
Tottenham Hotspur
3
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Cristian Romero
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 24: "We are waiting for another scan. Honestly, I think his injury is a bit serious, but we have to wait."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Giovani Lo Celso
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Nov 19: "Giovani didn't come back perfectly physically and I don't know about him if he's available."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Dane Scarlett
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 24: "During the international break he had a problem in his ankle and is not available."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Watford
7
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Peter Etebo
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 13: 'Peter has had surgery on the tear in his quad and has now returned to the club's training base to begin his rehab.'
Potential Return
05/03/2022
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Christian Kabasele
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Re-joined training towards the end of this week and continues to build up his fitness following a lengthy time out."
Potential Return
10/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Ken Sema
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Running outside this week as he steps up his recovery from a knee problem, will hope to re-join the squad next week."
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Francisco Sierralta Carvallo
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "Francisco has been working hard in the gym during the first stage of his rehabilitation following a minor hamstring injury."
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Ismaila Sarr
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "The extent of [his] injury is still being evaluated."
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Kwadwo Baah
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Nov 18: 'Undergone surgery on his fractured ankle and is in the process of beginning his rehab.'
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Nicolas N'Koulou
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Nov 26: "The extent of [his] injury is still being evaluated."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
West Ham United
1
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Angelo Ogbonna
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Nov 19: "We think surgery for Angelo will take place over the next couple of days."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Wolverhampton Wanderers
7
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Ruben Da Silva Neves
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
5 Yellow Cards
Potential Return
04/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Jonny Castro Otto
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Sept 29: "Jonny is doing very well rehabilitating from cruciate ligament surgery and is on course for an expected return in the new year."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Pedro Lomba Neto
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Sept 29: "We are taking him stage by stage, and he is due a specialist review on progress in October. Until then, we do not want to put pressure on him by giving him a specific return date."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Yerson Mosquera
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Sept 29: "It is too early to give a return date as there is such variation in how quickly players heal, but as a guide 4-5 months is usual."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Hugo Bueno
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Hamstring Strain
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Willy Boly
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Muscular Injury
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Daniel Podence
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track