Bitesize: Injury Table Video Roundup

Game Week 9 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 9.
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Last update: 22/10/21 18:10:10
Arsenal
2
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Granit Xhaka
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Oct 14: "I'm sure that if you tell him three [months], he will be thinking two [months]. He will be trying to do extra work to try to minimise that time, that's for sure."
Potential Return
26/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Kieran Tierney
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: 'Bruised left ankle'.
Potential Return
26/10/2021
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
25%
Track
Aston Villa
4
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Bertrand Isidore Traore
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "They'll (Bailey and Traore) be in the squad, but I'll have to assess where they are."
Potential Return
31/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
75%
Track
Player
Mahmoud Ibrahim Hassan
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Apr 20: "Had a nasty knee injury last week and he's going to be out for a significant time now. He's had an operation that was successful."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Keinan Davis
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Keinan Davis is also back training, so we're starting to get a fully fit squad again."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Player
Carney Chukwuemeka
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Muscular Injury
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Brentford
5
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Yoane Wissa
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 16: "Wissa got a knock and twisted his ankle a bit in training earlier this week, that's why he is out for, hopefully, only a couple of weeks."
Potential Return
30/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Vitaly Janelt
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 17: "It's something with his thigh, it is a little bit unknown, but I think it will be two to three weeks, but let's see."
Potential Return
30/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
25%
Track
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
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
Player
Shandon Baptiste
Reason
Shoulder Injury
Further Detail
Dislocated Shoulder
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Brighton and Hove Albion
3
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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
Adam Webster
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Adam has been training this week, he's had a good week. There's an outside chance he'll be available."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Danny Welbeck
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 14: "Obviously, it's devastating for Danny and for us, but he has had surgery, all is well and he will be back stronger than ever. It is just going to take a bit of time."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Burnley
4
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Ben Mee
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 21: "We are going to have make a decision on (Vydra, Taylor and Mee). It is a three game week so we will make a decision on them for the weekend."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Matej Vydra
Reason
Lower Back Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "We are going to have make a decision on (Vydra, Taylor and Mee). It is a three game week so we will make a decision on them for the weekend."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Charlie Taylor
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 21: "We are going to have make a decision on (Vydra, Taylor and Mee). It is a three game week so we will make a decision on them for the weekend."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Dale Stephens
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Dale is out on the grass at the moment."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Chelsea
3
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Christian Pulisic
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 19: "So right now we are very, very close. He was so close to come to team training last week and had a little setback and reaction, by pain. Nothing serious."
Potential Return
30/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Romelu Lukaku
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "They are out for tomorrow and they are out for the Southampton game, and from there we see what's next."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Timo Werner
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "They are out for tomorrow and they are out for the Southampton game, and from there we see what's next."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Crystal Palace
3
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Eberechi Eze
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "He is doing really well. He has started training with the team but he is still a couple of weeks away from getting involved."
Potential Return
20/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Wilfried Zaha
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Wilf is good, he started training with the team a couple of days ago. He will be in the squad tomorrow."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
Track
Player
Nathan Ferguson
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Oct 15: "Progressing well. He has started working on the field by himself with the physios, and he is getting better as well."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Everton
6
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "It depends on how he reacts to the treatment but we will not see him for four or five weeks, it could be."
Potential Return
21/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Fabian Delph
Reason
Shoulder Injury
Further Detail
Oct 15: "Still working, trying to return as soon as possible but still not available."
Potential Return
01/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Yerry Mina
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Yerry played three games for the national team, then when coming back he has to follow the COVID rules. He felt a little bit his hamstring in the training session the other day, so he will not be available."
Potential Return
01/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
50%
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
01/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Richarlison de Andrade
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "He has been training; he is okay. Obviously, the match fitness is an issue, but he's okay, he's happy, and he's available."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
Track
Player
Abdoulaye Doucoure
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 19: "Everton can confirm that Abdoulaye has suffered a stress response in a bone in his foot sustained during Sunday's match against West Ham."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Leeds United
6
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Robin Koch
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Koch still has at least one month to go."
Potential Return
05/12/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Luke Ayling
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Oct 14: "Ayling is at the halfway stage of the process of his recovery."
Potential Return
21/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Hector Junior Firpo Adames
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Evolving quickly and well. I could not tell you how long he has left, but the next two games no. From Norwich he has chances of being back in the team."
Potential Return
31/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Player
Kalvin Phillips
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "At this stage he has done sessions for recovery and physical prep and progressive work with the ball. To think of him for Saturday would be too soon."
Potential Return
26/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Player
Raphael Dias Belloli
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Raphinha is back and acclimatised."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
Track
Player
Patrick Bamford
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Ayling and Bamford are not going to be here for the next two games."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Leicester City
8
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Wesley Fofana
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 15: "Wesley is ahead of schedule. He's looking very strong, so hopefully not long after the Christmas period, he could be back."
Potential Return
15/01/2022
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
James Justin
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "James Justin will start training with the team very soon, so that'll be great news for us."
Potential Return
20/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Marc Albrighton
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Marc had a horrendous challenge in the game against Moscow. He's probably going to be two to three weeks out, which is a shame for him."
Potential Return
07/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Wilfred Ndidi
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Wilf isn't too far away, but that'll probably be around the next international break."
Potential Return
06/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Ayoze Perez
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 22: "He wasn't feeling great for a few days, but he trained today and looked very good and strong, so that's a bonus for us."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
Track
Player
Timothy Castagne
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Timothy, who wasn't involved [at Spartak Moscow], should be okay."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Youri Tielemans
Reason
Lower Back Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "He had a spasm towards his lower back. He looks fine. He's on a recovery work today with the medical team, but he looks fine."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
Track
Player
Jonny Evans
Reason
Lower Back Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "He's coping and managing very well. He had a little bit of soreness towards the end of the game with his lower back. He's recovered well so far and will hopefully be fit and available."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Liverpool
3
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Curtis Jones
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Just what's clear is that Curtis will train today with us the full session, that's the plan."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Harvey Elliott
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Sept 14: "We won't put pressure on him by setting a specific timeframe beyond being able to say with confidence we expect him to feature again later in the season following our rehab programme."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Thiago Alcantara
Reason
Calf/Shin/Heel Injury
Further Detail
Oct 15: "Thiago, I don't know [when he will be available]. It still takes a little bit of time. That's a bit disappointing but we know that it will not go that quick. We have to wait."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Manchester City
3
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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
15/01/2022
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
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
6
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Raphael Varane
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Oct 12: "Sustained a groin muscle injury in the UEFA Nations League final and has commenced rehab at the club. He will be out for a few weeks."
Potential Return
30/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Marcus Rashford
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 20: "It was a dead leg and sometimes it can take longer than what you want. But if we treat it well, he should be okay."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Frederico Rodrigues Santos
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "At the present moment, I can't say if he'll be fit or not but he'll do everything he can to be there for us."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
25%
Track
Player
Bruno Fernandes
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 22: "It might be that I'm without two or three. Yes, Bruno might be one of them and might be a doubt but he's doing everything he can to be ready."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
50%
Track
Player
Anthony Martial
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Anthony is still working on his fitness, hopefully he's come through today and let's see how he is tomorrow."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
75%
Track
Player
Amad Diallo Traore
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 15: "Amad first time on the grass as well. So we look quite strong."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Newcastle United
4
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Jonjo Shelvey
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
Sending Off - Two Yellow Cards
Potential Return
30/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Martin Dubravka
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Martin has trained but it's too early for him."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
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
Player
Freddie Woodman
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Muscular Injury
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Norwich City
5
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Billy Gilmour
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Unable to Face Parent Club
Potential Return
31/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Przemyslaw Placheta
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Lacking Match Fitness
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Player
Todd Cantwell
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Todd has missed a lot of training sessions, so he is not a topic for tomorrow. There is a process until he is ready for the battles on Premier League level."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
50%
Track
Player
Sam Byram
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "He has just had his first full training week after 18 months out. He is buzzing but I can't predict when he is a topic for the first team because now he has to show that consistency."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Christoph Zimmermann
Reason
Ankle/Foot Injury
Further Detail
Oct 22: "Christoph is out and sadly he needs another ankle surgery. We expect him to be out of team training for the next six weeks. It depends a bit on the surgery, it could be a few weeks more."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Southampton
3
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Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
James Ward-Prowse
Reason
Suspended
Further Detail
Sending Off - Red Card
Potential Return
30/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Che Adams
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 14: "It is not too serious, but he will definitely be out for the game this weekend."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
Track
Player
Jack Stephens
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Sept 21: "With Jack, 10 to 12 weeks maybe. A long-term injury is always a blow to us. The tendon on the knee is disrupted, I don't know how long, but it will take time."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Tottenham Hotspur
2
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Matt Doherty
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Unfortunately, Matt was injured on international duty, but I'm positive that [he] can join us next week."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Player
Ryan Sessegnon
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 21: "Sess, he's out for a while, it's going to take longer."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Watford
6
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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
Nicolas N'Koulou
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 21: 'Nicolas is training with the squad as he continues to build up towards match fitness.'
Potential Return
07/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Player
Francisco Sierralta Carvallo
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: 'Continues to make good progress from his hamstring injury. He has been running outside this week and hopes to train with the squad at the end of next week.'
Potential Return
30/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
25%
Track
Player
Kiko Femenia
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: 'Kiko is a doubt after sustaining a knock above the hip last weekend. The right-back has been receiving treatment and will be assessed before the squad travels to Merseyside.'
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
Late Fitness Test
Status
50%
Track
Player
Joshua King
Reason
Knee Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: 'Back in contention for Saturday's trip to Everton. The former Toffees striker has returned to full training this week with his teammates.'
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
Track
Player
Christian Kabasele
Reason
Thigh Injury
Further Detail
Oct 21: 'Continuing to work on the initial stages of his rehabilitation programme.'
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
None
Status
Ruled Out
Track
West Ham United
2
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Vladimir Coufal
Reason
Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury
Further Detail
Oct 17: "Vladimir has taken an injection he had a bit of discomfort in his pubis. He got the injury in the Man United cup game and he has been carrying it for a few weeks."
Potential Return
24/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Player
Alex Kral
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 16: "Alex tested positive [for COVID-19] on Thursday. He's had his injection, so it was a strange one for us."
Potential Return
No Return Date
Condition
Currently Being Assessed
Status
Ruled Out
Track
Wolverhampton Wanderers
6
More
Player Reason Further Detail Potential Return Condition Status
Player
Willy Boly
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Illness
Potential Return
01/11/2021
Condition
None
Status
50%
Track
Player
Francisco Machado Mota Castro Trincao
Reason
Other
Further Detail
Oct 15: "He started training, not with us, but at home. He had two or three days where he didn't feel well, but now everything is OK with him. All the players are vaccinated twice."
Potential Return
23/10/2021
Condition
None
Status
100%
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