Fantasy football injury update: Maddison set to return as Guimaraes sits out
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Jamie Gordon
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James Maddison is set to feature for Leicester this weekend for the first time since the World Cup
James Maddison is set to feature for Leicester this weekend for the first time since the World Cup

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.

Arsenal

Gabriel Jesus (knee): The No9 faces a long spell on the sidelines after picking up a bad injury in Qatar with Brazil.

Reiss Nelson (thigh): Mikel Arteta says he is "out for a while" after picking up an injury in the friendly against Juventus.

Mohamed Elneny (knock): Egyptian midfielder will be assessed ahead of Manchester United clash after picking up a knock.

Aston Villa

Diego Carlos (Achilles): Summer signing is making progress but is a "month or two" away from a return.

Leander Dendoncker (suspended): Midfielder is out after seeing a straight red in the FA Cup defeat to Stevenage.

Matty Cash (groin): Expected to return after missing home win over Leeds.

John McGinn (thigh): Captain is still one or two weeks away from training with the first team.

Ludwig Augustinsson (ankle): Left-back is available for Southampton trip after sitting out Leeds encounter.

Jed Steer (Achilles): Keeper is set to return to training this month.

Lucas Digne (shoulder): Frenchman is unavailable after being withdrawn early on against the Whites.

Diego Carlos is a long-term absentee for Aston Villa after rupturing his Achilles
Diego Carlos is a long-term absentee for Aston Villa after rupturing his Achilles

Brentford

Frank Onyeka (thigh): Likely to be absent for the rest of January.

Pontus Jansson (hamstring): Set to miss out this week but not far from a return.

Shandon Baptiste (groin): Stepping up his return and could feature against Leeds.

Rico Henry (calf): Left-back is fit for Sunday's clash.

Aaron Hickey (ankle): Hopeful of a return against the Cherries.

Brighton 

Jakub Moder (knee): Stepping up recovery after rupturing his ACL.

Levi Colwill (muscular): No return date has been set for the Chelsea loanee's return.

Bournemouth

Lewis Cook (knee): Midfielder will miss out this weekend after limping off against Brentford.

Marcus Tavernier (knock): Two-week spell on the sidelines is set to continue.

David Brooks (hamstring): Picked up an injury playing for the development squad prior to the World Cup but is nearing a return.

Ryan Fredericks (other): Another who is nearing a return but this weekend will be too soon.

Junior Stanislas (other): No date has been set for his return.

Adam Smith (suspension): Returns after serving ban for five yellow cards.

Dominic Solanke (knee): Striker jarred his knee against the Bees and is unavailable for the Forest clash.

Chelsea 

Joao Felix was sent off on his Chelsea debut
Joao Felix was sent off on his Chelsea debut

N'Golo Kante (thigh): Influential midfielder has undergone surgery and will not play until February.

Raheem Sterling (hamstring): England international has been ruled out until mid-February with a hamstring issue.

Joao Felix (suspended): New signing will not feature after being sent off on debut.

Denis Zakaria (quad): Midfielder is out for four weeks.

Ben Chilwell (thigh): Is back in training after missing World Cup through injury but still a little way away from playing return.

Wesley Fofana (knee): Still sidelined after suffering another setback and is out until late January.

Reece James (knee): More bad luck on the injury front for Blues defender who faces four weeks out after limping off against Bournemouth.

Armado Broja (knee): Torn ligaments will keep young striker out for rest of the season.

Christian Pulisic (knee): Out for a "few weeks with a knee problem."

Edouard Mendy (other): Graham Potter says goalkeeper returned from World Cup with minor bone issue.

Crystal Palace 

Joachim Andersen (calf): Influential defender it set be ruled out until next month.

James McArthur (hip): Midfielder unsure of a return date.

Nathan Ferguson (unknown): Will not feature this weekend as he continues to work back from a long-term absence.

Everton

Nathan Patterson (knee): Out until February with an MCL issue.

James Garner (back): Young midfielder is likely to stay sidelined until next month.

Andros Townsend (knee): Winger is another who will have to wait a little longer to return.

Michael Keane (knee): No date has been set for the defender's return.

Fulham

Antonee Robinson (suspension): Returns after serving suspension.

Shane Duffy (illness): Could return following a virus.

Neeskens Kebano (Achilles): Likely to be out for the rest of the campaign.

Leeds 

Jesse Marsch still has several injuries to contend with at Leeds
Jesse Marsch still has several injuries to contend with at Leeds

Crysencio Summerville (ankle): Out until mid-February.

Adam Forshaw (groin) Could return this week but remains a doubt.

Liam Cooper (knee): Expected to be fit against Brentford after sitting out FA Cup win in midweek.

Robin Koch (knock): Fellow centre-back is also in contention.

Archie Gray (foot): Youngster remains sidelined.

Stuart Dallas (thigh): Had successful surgery but no date has been set for his return as yet.

Leicester

James Justin (Achilles): Ruptured his Achilles against Newport in the Carabao Cup and is out for the season.

Boubakary Soumare (hamstring): Defender is set to be sidelined until mid-February.

Jonny Evans (calf): Experienced defender picked up issue in friendly clash with Troyes and is out for "a period of time".

Ricardo Pereira (ankle): Brendan Rodgers is hoping the defender will be back by early February.

James Maddison (knee): Brendan Rodgers hoping to have star midfielder in the squad against Brighton.

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (glute): Youngster is back in training and set to be available too.

Ayoze Perez (knock): Out for the weekend and will be assessed over the coming weeks.

Ryan Bertrand (knee): Long-term absentee remains sidelined.

Liverpool 

Luis Diaz (knee): Setback means key forward is still not available for the Reds until early March.

Diogo Jota (calf): Portuguese forward has been ruled out for at least a month after a serious calf injury.

Virgil van Dijk (hamstring): Expected to be out until mid-February.

Arthur Melo (thigh): Will be out for an extended period of time with a thigh problem.

Roberto Firmino (heel): Brazilian forward is not fit to play this weekend.

Darwin Nunez (knock): Hopeful of a return against Chelsea after missing last two games.

Manchester City 

Manchester United 

Diogo Dalot is struggling with a hamstring issue
Diogo Dalot is struggling with a hamstring issue

Donny van de Beek (knee): Dutchman is out for the rest of the season.

Casemiro (suspension): Influential Brazilian misses crunch Arsenal clash after late yellow card against Crystal Palace.

Anthony Martial (knock): Faces a fitness test over a minor knock.

Jadon Sancho (other): Winger remains unavailable due to ongoing off-field issues.

Diogo Dalot (hamstring): No date set for his return after he was forced off in the Carabao Cup.

Axel Tuanzebe (other): Likely sidelined for a little while longer.

Newcastle

Newcastle are hopeful influential midfielder Bruno Guimaraes's injury is not long term
Newcastle are hopeful influential midfielder Bruno Guimaraes's injury is not long term

Jonjo Shelvey (calf): Out until late February after picking up an injury in a post-World Cup friendly.

Matt Targett (heel): Left-back's return date has not been set yet.

Bruno Guimaraes (ankle): Eddie Howe hopes Brazilian's injury is not long term after a positive scan result.

Emil Krafth (knee): Will miss a lengthy stretch of time with an ACL injury.

Nottingham Forest

Taiwo Awoniyi (groin): Striker is facing two months on the sidelines.

Dean Henderson (thigh): Goalkeeper is set to be out for four to five weeks.

Omar Richards (shin): Left-back is set to join training in the next few weeks.

Moussa Niakhate (thigh): Summer signing continues to rehab his thigh problem.

Willy Boly (ankle): Defender is nearing a return but remains out until next month.

Jesse Lingard (hamstring): Midfielder has been ruled out for a month.

Giulian Biancone (knee): Picked up a serious knee injury and will not return this season.

Cheikhou Kouyate (thigh): Ruled out by Steve Cooper for 10-12 weeks in mid-December.

Southampton

Theo Walcott (thigh): Will be assessed ahead of visit of Aston Villa after stepping up his recovery.

Armel Bella-Kotchap (knee): German defender could return against Villa.

Alex McCarthy (ankle): Keeper is stepping up his return and could be in the squad on Saturday.

Juan Larios (hip): Unlikely to feature after failing to be fully involved in training.

Tino Livramento (knee): Out until February with horror injury sustained early in the campaign.

Tottenham

Lucas Moura (calf): Brazilian's injury described as a "difficult situation" by Antonio Conte.

West Ham

Alphonse Areola (hip): Stopper could return to the bench after missing out in recent weeks.

Maxwel Cornet (calf): Winger has been given an injection to solve an ongoing issue and no date has been set for his return.

Gianluca Scamacca (knee): No return date has been set for Italian striker.

Kurt Zouma (knee): Returned to training and is pushing for a start in crunch clash with Everton.

Wolves

Sasa Kalajdzic sustained a horror injury on his Wolves debut
Sasa Kalajdzic sustained a horror injury on his Wolves debut

Chiquinho (knee): Out until April after undergoing surgery on a serious ligament injury.

Pedro Neto (ankle): Has undergone surgery and will likely be out for a month.

Sasa Kalajdzic (knee): Suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury on debut against Southampton and is out long-term.

Boubacar Traore (unspecified): Set to miss a couple of months with an unnamed injury.

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