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Latest Premier League Injury News

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

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Jermain Defoe    F    Sunderland
Bournemouth opened talks with Defoe (hamstring) about joining the club this summer, according to the Daily Mail.

Fantasy Analysis

Defoe has a clause in his current contract with Sunderland that would allow him to leave the organization. He scored 15 goals in the Premier League for the club this season, and earned a call to the England squad in March.
Shkodran Mustafi    D    Arsenal
Mustafi is not expected to play in the FA Cup final against Chelsea because of a concussion, according to David Ornstein of the BBC.

Fantasy Analysis

Mustafi reportedly suffered the head injury last week against Sunderland, which held him out of the Premier League finale against Everton. With Laurent Koscielny suspended for the final and Gabriel likely out with an injury, the Arsenal back line is very depleted.
Wilfried Zaha    F/M    Crystal Palace
Zaha subbed off with an undisclosed injury during Saturday's match with Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Zaha had suffered a number of knocks throughout the match, but ultimately couldn't last any longer and was replaced by Frazier Campbell in the 78th minute.
Gabriel    D    Arsenal
Gabriel was stretchered off the pitch with a knee injury during Sunday's match with Everton.

Fantasy Analysis

Gabriel also received a yellow card as he was being carried off the pitch. He was replaced by Per Mertesacker in the 52nd minute of the match.
Daryl Janmaat    D    Watford
Janmaat subbed off with an undisclosed injury during Sunday's match with Manchester City.

Fantasy Analysis

Janmaat was replaced by Andrew Eleftheriou in the 36th minute of the match. Eleftheriou makes his Watford debut as his side were down 4-0.
Laurent Koscielny    D    Arsenal
Koscielny was given a straight red card in the 14th minute for a dangerous tackle on Enner Valencia during Sunday's match against Everton.

Fantasy Analysis

Koscielny's sending off is a major blow to the Gunners' defence as they try to win to secure a top-four spot. In addition to Sunday's absence, Koscielny will be suspended for the FA Cup final against Chelsea.
Ben Mee    D    Burnley
Mee (shin) is not in the 18-man squad to face West Ham on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Mee was unable to pass a late fitness test, and his absence will allow Keving Long to get another start.
Matthew Phillips    M    West Bromwich Albion
Phillips (hamstring) will miss Sunday's match with Swansea City.

Fantasy Analysis

Phillips' season came to a screeching halt in the middle of April when he suffered a hamstring injury. He has not featured since. Chris Brunt will start on the wing and take set-pieces.
Michael Keane    D    Burnley
Keane (calf) is not in the 18-man squad to face West Ham on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Burnley were hopeful that Keane would be able to return for the season finale, but they'll turn to James Tarkowski again in Keane's absence.
Gareth McAuley    D    West Bromwich Albion
McAuley (thigh) is not in the match day squad for Sunday's finale against Swansea.

Fantasy Analysis

McAuley's absence makes way for Craig Dawson at centre-back with Jonny Evans.
Kyle Walker    D    Tottenham Hotspur
Walker (ankle) is not in the 18-man squad for Sunday's match with Hull City.

Fantasy Analysis

Walker was unable to pass a late fitness test ahead of the match. Ben Davies and Kieran Trippier will start at the outside-back positions.
Marouane Fellaini    M    Manchester United
Fellaini (hamstring) is not in the 18-man squad to face Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Fellaini's absence wasn't unexpected, though he may not have started anyway with the hope that he will be fit for Wednesday's Europa League final against Ajax.
Marko Arnautovic    F/M    Stoke City
Arnautovic (arm) is not in the 18-man squad for Sunday's match against Southampton.

Fantasy Analysis

Arnautovic was unable to pass a late fitness test, and his absence will allow Ramadan Sobhi to start in his place.
Yohan Cabaye    M    Crystal Palace
Cabaye (foot) is not in the match day squad for Sunday's season finale against Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Cabaye was doubtful heading to the match. James McArthur and Luka Milivojevic will start in holding midfield roles against United.
Victor Valdes    G    Middlesbrough
Valdes (ribs) is not in the 18-man squad to face Liverpool on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Valdes was not expected to play because of the injury, and his absence will allow Brad Guzan to start again.
Wes Morgan    D    Leicester City
Morgan (hamstring) will miss Sunday's season finale with Bournemouth.

Fantasy Analysis

Morgan was not expected to play after missing over two months with back and hamstring injuries. Yohan Benalouane and Christian Fuchs will partner at centre-back Sunday.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek    M    Chelsea
Loftus-Cheek (back) is not in the 18-man squad to face Sunderland on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Loftus-Cheek was questionable to play because of the injury, and while his absence hurts the Blues' depth, he was hardly guaranteed a starting spot, especially with manage Antonio Conte going with a mostly first-team lineup.
Robert Huth    D    Leicester City
Huth (ankle) is not in the 18-man match day squad for Sunday's match with Bournemouth.

Fantasy Analysis

Huth's absence means that Christian Fuchs and Yohan Benalouane will partner at centre-back in the season finale.
Havard Nordtveit    M    West Ham United
Nordtveit will not play on Sunday against Burnley because of back pain.

Fantasy Analysis

Nordtveit traveled with the squad for Sunday's match, but the back issue was too much for him to even make the 18-man squad.
Adrian Mariappa    D    Watford
Mariappa will not play on Sunday against Manchester City because of a knee injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Mariappa's absence is another tough blow for the Hornets, who are missing a number of centre-backs due to injuries. Valon Behrami, Jose Holebas and Darryl Janmaat will start in the back-three.
Wayne Routledge    M    Swansea City
Routledge (sports hernia) has not been included in the match day squad for Sunday's game with West Bromwich Albion.

Fantasy Analysis

Routledge's recovery from a sports hernia has not advanced far enough for him to be included, which will make way Leroy Fer, Tom Carroll, and Leon Britton at midfielder.
Angel Rangel    D    Swansea City
Rangel (foot) is not in the match day for Sunday's season finale with West Bromwich Albion.

Fantasy Analysis

Rangel's absence means that Kyle Naughton will make the starting XI at right-back.
Artur Boruc    G    AFC Bournemouth
Boruc will not play on Sunday against Leicester City because of a knee injury, according to manager Eddie Howe.

Fantasy Analysis

Boruc's absence is a tough blow to the Cherries' defensive scheme, and his absence will allow Ryan Allsop to start.
Borja Baston    F    Swansea City
Baston is not in the 18-man squad for Sunday's match with West Bromwich Albion.

Fantasy Analysis

Baston was unlikely to play regardless of health. Fernando Llorente will lead the attacking line, while Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jordan Ayew will flank him.
Joshua King    F/M    AFC Bournemouth
King will not play on Sunday against Leicester City because of an ankle injury, according to manager Eddie Howe.

Fantasy Analysis

King's absence is a massive blow to the Cherries' attack, as he's been by far their best player this season. Junior Stanislas is moving into the starting XI in King's absence.
Arthur Masuaku    D    West Ham United
Masuaku (foot) has been ruled out of Sunday's season finale with Burnley.

Fantasy Analysis

Masuaku's absence comes as no surprise as he has been missing from the match day squad for a number of weeks. Aaron Cresswell will start at left wing-back.
Andy Carroll    F    West Ham United
Carroll (groin) is not in the match day squad for Sunday's match with Burnley.

Fantasy Analysis

Carroll's season comes to a disappointing end, having missed the final five matches of the season. Andre Ayew will start up front in place of Carroll.
Papy Djilobodji    D    Sunderland
Djilobodji will miss Sunday's match with Chelsea due to a thigh injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Djilobodji's absence is unlikely to hurt any fantasy lineups as he hasn't played since January.
George Honeyman    M    Sunderland
Honeyman (back) will be forced to sit out the final match of the season with Chelsea on Sunday due to an ongoing back injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Honeyman's campaign had gained steam towards the end of the season, resulting in rare playing time. Unfortunately, he will have to sweeten his fantasy value in the Championship next season with Sunderland already relegated.
Wahbi Khazri    M    Sunderland
Khazri will not be available for the season finale with Chelsea on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Khazri would have likely seen a starting role had he been healthy, though that is all but guaranteed in David Moyes' starting XI. Adnan Januzaj and Seb Larsson could see playing time in roles just behind Jermain Defoe.

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Game-Time Decision

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