Phil Foden could miss out on Manchester CIty's game against West Ham
Phil Foden could miss out on Manchester CIty's game against West Ham

Fantasy football bosses across the world wince when one of their star players hits the deck — and a spell in the treatment room is never good news.

Keep this page bookmarked to stay up to date with all the Premier League injuries and expected return dates throughout the season.

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Granit Xhaka (knee): Midfielder has been ruled out until December with a knee injury.

Sead Kolasinac (ankle): Sustained a significant injury on international duty with no return date set.

Aston Villa

Douglas Luiz (hamstring): Returned to training this week and has been confirmed as available for Crystal Palace game.

Morgan Sanson (other): Could be in line for his first Premier League minutes since April.

Bertrand Traore (thigh): Still struggling with a thigh injury and will miss the Crystal Palace game.

Trezeguet (knee): Returned to training this week after a long-term lay-off but is not expected to be match fit until the new year.


Yoane Wissa (ankle): Available for selection for game against Everton.

Mathias Jorgensen (other): Missed last weekend's draw with Newcastle and is set to miss out again.

Mathias Jensen (other): The Dane is in line to return for the visit of the Toffees.

Kristoffer Ajer (thigh): Suffered a hamstring injury and may be out until after the Christmas period.

Josh Dasilva (hip): Midfielder was ruled out of the Championship play-offs in April with no date set for his return.

Mads Sorensen (knee): Back in contention after recovering from long-term injury.

Shandon Baptiste (shoulder): No date set for his return from a dislocated shoulder.

David Raya (knee): The Bees No1 will be out until March after injuring his knee ligaments.


Enock Mwepu (muscle): Back in training and Graham Potter is hopeful of midfielder being available.

Steven Alzate (ankle): Seagulls ace underwent surgery on an ankle injury and is out until 2022.

Danny Welbeck (thigh): Striker is struggling with a hamstring strain and will be referred to a specialist.


James Tarkowski (suspension): Will miss the game against Tottenham after accumulating five yellow cards.

Ashley Westwood (suspension): His fifth yellow card of the season against Crystal Palace means he is suspended for the visit of Tottenham.

Ashley Barnes (thigh): Set for a spell on the sidelines after tearing a muscle in his thigh.

Dale Stephens (ankle): Defender has returned to the grass but is still some way off full fitness.

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Romelu Lukaku is close to a return to action from an ankle injury
Romelu Lukaku is close to a return to action from an ankle injury

Romelu Lukaku (ankle): Returned to the matchday squad against Juventus in midweek and will be available for the visit of Manchester United.

Kai Havertz (hamstring): Was substituted last weekend and missed Juventus game but could return on Sunday.

Mateo Kovacic (thigh): Unlikely to be available for Manchester United game.

Ben Chilwell (knee): In-form left-back is expected to be out for at least six weeks after a partial ACL injury against Juventus.

Crystal Palace

Nathan Ferguson (Achilles): Still suffering from a long-term injury and is unlikely to feature before January.


Abdoulaye Doucoure has been ruled out for a lengthy period of time for Everton
Abdoulaye Doucoure has been ruled out for a lengthy period of time for Everton

Abdoulaye Doucoure (foot): Could return if he passes a late fitness test after fracturing his foot earlier this season.

Andre Gomes (calf): Struggling with a calf issue but could return this weekend.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (thigh): Striker's thigh injury will likely keep him out for three more weeks.

Yerry Mina (thigh): The Colombian could return this weekend against Brentford.

Richarlison (suspension): Picked up his fifth yellow card of the season last weekend.

Mason Holgate (suspension): Still suspended after his horror tackle against Tottenham.

Demarai Gray (hip): Came off against Manchester City but his injury is not as serious as first feared and could feature this weekend.

Tom Davies (knee): Ruled out for the trip to Brentford by manager Rafa Benitez.


Luke Ayling (knee): Faces a late fitness test to return against Brighton.

Raphinha (illness): Star man was an omission against Tottenham but is available against Brighton.

Rodrigo (ankle): Was absent against Tottenham but is available this weekend.

Jamie Shackleton (other): Confirmed as available this weekend.

Robin Koch (pelvis): Stepping up his recovery after an operation in the US.

Patrick Bamford (ankle): Hitman is nearing his return but ruled out of Brighton clash.


Youri Tielemans (calf): Still a couple of weeks from returning following a calf injury.

Wesley Fofana (shin): Centre-back looks set to be out until 2022 after requiring surgery on a broken fibula he suffered after a horrific challenge in pre-season.

James Justin (knee): Full-back will get a run-out in an Under-23s match soon ahead of returning to the first team.

Ricardo Pereira (hamstring): Ruled out for a couple of weeks after tweaking his hamstring in training.

Jonny Evans (thigh): Stalwart defender will be assessed late on after pulling out of Europa League win over Legia Warsaw.


Harvey Elliott (ankle): Suffered a broken ankle and is a long-term absentee.

Naby Keita (hamstring): Could feature this weekend after recovering from a pulled hamstring.

Curtis Jones (eye): Will not play at the weekend after suffering an eye injury in training.

Roberto Firmino (hamstring): Still ruled out after picking up an injury against Atletico Madrid last month.

Joe Gomez (calf): Close to a full recovery but Southampton game will come too soon.

Andy Robertson (hamstring): Sat out last weekend's win over Arsenal but will return against Soutampton.

Manchester City

Ferran Torres was injured on Spain duty
Ferran Torres was injured on Spain duty

Kevin De Bruyne (coranavirus): Expected to miss this weekend's game as he continues to isolate.

Jack Grealish (knock): Has not featured since withdrawing from the England squad and will be monitored for game against West Ham.

Phil Foden (other): Currently being assessed after picking up an injury against Everton.

Ferran Torres (foot): Spain ace suffered a small fracture on his right foot while playing for his country.

Aymeric Laporte (suspended): Suspended after his sending off against Crystal Palace.

Manchester United

Paul Pogba (thigh): Could be out for up to two months with thigh injury.

Harry Maguire (suspended): Ruled out for the next two games after a sending off for two yellow cards against Watford.

Raphael Varane (hamstring): Frenchman's hamstring problem will keep him out for a few more weeks.

Edinson Cavani (other): Still missing since scoring against Tottenham and will likely be absent again.

Luke Shaw (head): Could return after suffering a head injury.

Mason Greenwood (coronavirus): The forward has been isolating since testing positive and will miss the trip to Chelsea.

Fred (ankle): Managed to complete 90 minutes against Villarreal despite picking up an injury and is now a doubt this weekend.


Paul Dummett (calf): Welsh defender suffered a setback in September and is set to miss more time.

Fabian Schar (thigh): Went down in 3-3 draw against Brentford but is likely to be fit for the Arsenal game.

Dwight Gayle (hamstring): Will be assessed ahead of the Saturday lunch-time game against the Gunners.


Sam Byram (thigh): Hamstring issues have kept the full-back out of action since 2020, though he has now returned to training.

Christoph Zimmermann (ankle): Defender is struggling with an ankle injury and had another surgery in mid-October.

Kieran Dowell (illness): Midfielder has recovered and is back in contention for Wolves clash.


Jack Stephens (knee): Back in training after several months out but is unlikely to return for a few weeks.

Stuart Armstrong (calf): Missed the game against Norwich with no date set for his return.

Nathan Redmond (other): Returns after missing last week following the birth of his child.

Moussa Djenepo (other): Missed last week due to unspecified reasons but is in line to return.


Cristian Romero (thigh): Could be set for a lay-off after an injury in training.

Giovani Lo Celso (other): Missed the win against Leeds and is currently being assessed.

Dane Scarlett (ankle): Sustained an injury during the international break and is unavailable.

Oliver Skipp (suspension): Returns from suspension for the trip to Turf Moor.


Ismaila Sarr (knee): Speedy winger has been ruled out of their trip to Leicester after injuring his knee against Manchester United.

Nicolas Nkoulou (hamstring): Ruled out of the weekend's action after picking up an injury against the Red Devils.

Juraj Kucka (suspended): Returns from suspension after two yellow cards against Arsenal.

Francisco Sierralta (thigh): Picked up an injury while away with Chile but could return this weekend.

Christian Kabasele (thigh): Will rejoin training in two weeks following a hamstring injury against Leeds.

Peter Etebo (thigh): His torn quad muscle will keep him out until March.

Ken Sema (knee): Winger faces a spell on the sidelines after injuring his MCL in training.

Kwadwo Baah (foot): Fractured his ankle in training and will be out of action for a number of weeks.

West Ham

Angelo Ogbonna (knee): Influential defender is set for a long spell on the sidelines after ACL injury.


Jonny (knee): Spaniard needed surgery on a season-ending ACL injury in April and is likely to be out until the new year.

Pedro Neto (knee): Winger had surgery on his knee in April and has begun his rehab ahead of a potential return.

Yerson Mosquera (muscular injury): Youngster will be sidelined until the new year.

Hugo Bueno (thigh): Mexican midfielder is out of action with a hamstring strain.


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