🏥 FPL Daily Injury Updates (31/03/2023) :
🔫 Arsenal – William #Saliba is progressing but still has some discomfort in his back. Will not play against Leeds tomorrow, Rob #Holding is likely to play again in his absence.
Arteta is “very hopeful” Saliba will play again this season, Gabriel #Jesus is very close to being 100 per cent. The coaching team have noticed an improvement in his match fitness over the last 10 days.
#Tomiyasu and #Elneny will definitely miss out, no mention of Eddie #Nketiah, but he was a big doubt. #Tierney looks to have recovered from a knock in the Scotland vs Spain fixture.
🔴 Liverpool – Luis #Diaz won’t feature v Man City, he’s been back in small parts of team training after a long time out.
Klopp said “it’s brilliant to have him back but he won’t train with us today. This week was a first step. Next week I think we will increase it and then he’s ready.”
#Darwin couldn’t train for 2/3 days this week but yesterday he was back in full training and is definitely in contention for tomorrow, Naby #Keita is out. He came back from the international team with a muscle injury. #Thiago could be part of team training again next week.
Stefan #Bajcetic will miss the rest of the season and #Tsimikas is likely to be on the bench after a rib injury.
🍒 Bournemouth – Illia #Zabarynyi and Marcus #Tavernier are back available for the game vs Fulham this weekend.
Hamed #Traorè played some minutes in the international break, but had a bit of illness. He didn’t start the second game for Ivory Coast, but he’s doing okay.
The rest of the players that were away came back fit, there are slight complications on how much some of the players can play, but they are fit and available which is great.
Jefferson #Lerma is ok after withdrawing from Colombia duty, #Stanislas is a doubt with a knock.
😇 Southampton – Juan #Larios, who is a long-term injury will not be available for the rest of the season, Tino [#Livramento] has been working with the team partially, making great progress from his injury, and its expected he will join the team soon.
Armel [#Bella-Kotchap has a shoulder injury and will be missing in the short term.
Mohammed #Salisu and Ché [#Adams], came back from the national team with some issues so the coaches will see how they are in training tomorrow and if they can join the team this weekend.
🐔 Spurs – #Perisic is fit and well, and trained this morning. Had a kick on international duty. #Lloris is available, expected to come in for #Forster
#Davies and #Sessegnon recovering well, they are not ready but they are pushing to recover as soon as possible. #Richarlison on the way back but not yet in training.
#Royal, #Bentancur and #Bissouma all out still. New manager Stellini says there’ll be tactical changes under him.
🔳 Newcastle – Anthony #Gordon is a doubt for Sundays game against Man United, he did a small amount of training on Wednesday and will be checked today. Miguel #Almiron will be out though, estimated for the next 3 to 4 weeks.
Nick #Pope felt a problem in his thigh after the Wolves game and didn’t train in preparation for the Forest game, he completed that game with a bit of discomfort. He didn’t train in Dubai but has done all this week so the signs are good for him to be in the net come Sunday.
Sven #Botman has recovered from food poisoning suffered with the Netherlands squad and should be fine, #Joelinton returns from a two game suspension and should go straight back into the team. Most likely at left wing instead of #Saint-Maximin.
#Isak will return to Newcastle later today, no problems have been reported so far for him as he came through the two international games ok, fellow Swede Emil #Krafth is a long term injury absentee.
👹 Man United – Erik ten Hag is hopeful that Marcus Rashford will be fit for Sunday’s trip to Newcastle. “Today he joined in with the group,” he said. “We have one more day, so I have a
good hope he is available”. Anthony #Martial could be involved after two months out injured.
Raphael #Varane went into the break with an injury, while Marcel #Sabitzer did not come off the bench in Austria’s second international after picking up a knock against Azerbaijan.
Alejandro #Garnacho remains out after suffering ankle-ligament damage vs Southampton, while midfielders Christian #Eriksen and Donny van de #Beek are also still sidelined.
Reserve goalkeeper Tom #Heaton will be absent for a short while with an ankle injury, although he hopes to be available again before the end of April. #Casemiro is suspended for 3 more games.
🏙️ Man City – Phil #Foden had surgery and will be missed for 2-3 weeks. Erling Haaland will train with the group today and be assessed ahead of the Liverpool match tomorrow, the Norwegian striker is ‘feeling good’ like Nina Simone.
All the other players look to be ok.
🧿 Chelsea – Thiago #Silva and #Azpilicueta are both still away. Raheem #Sterling will miss the game but he has more chance for Tuesday. Mason #Mason has trained and is available, probably not from the start.
Wesley #Fofana will miss the game, but also has chance for Tuesday. Christian #Pulisic has a heavy cold so he will have to be checked.
Kai #Havertz had fever but he’s recovered. Reece #James is well, he has had the last two sessions. Provided there is no reaction, he should be available too.
#Kante is probably only fit enough for the bench, Edouard #Mendy is working on his fitness and has a chance for a place on the bench, #Broja is a long term injury victim.
🕊️ Brighton – Tariq #Lamptey is fit and available but Jeremy #Sarmiento fractured a metatarsal on international duty with Ecuador. The gaffer thinks he’ll be out for six weeks to two months.
De Zerbi said he doesn’t have any concerns on fatigue but tomorrow vs Brentford will be a difficult game due to the opponent and for the players who have been away.
#Lallana and #Moder will be missing for a couple more months.
⚒️ West Ham – David Moyes says the prognosis is pretty good. We’ve got illness here and there and a couple of injuries with the players coming back from international duty. #Emerson has been sick, [Nayef] #Aguerd has a niggly hip and [Gianluca] #Scamacca has a sore knee, so today the coaches and Moyes will see what they have to work with and act on that.
Michail #Antonio is a slight doubt with a calf injury, but is likely to be on the bench, #Fabianski is fit and has been training without his face mask, likely to come straight back in for #Areola in the net.
🦊 Leicester – Victor #Kristiansen and Harry #Souttar could be fit to face Crystal Palace.
Kristiansen has been out for a few weeks with an ankle injury, while Souttar returned from international duty with Australia early after picking up a knock. Souttar should be fine, Kristiansen will need a fitness test.
Jonny #Evans is back in training, could be available for a place on the bench, however Youri #Tielemans will be out for a bit longer as he’s had a slight setback in his recovery.
#Braybrooke and #Justin are long term injuries, #Bertrand is still working on his fitness, #Iversen will start in goal again.
🐺 Wolves – Boubacar #Traore and #Semedo are available for selection again, Hugo #Bueno has a 90% chance of being in the squad. #Hwang Hee-chan is still out injured.
#Jonny is suspended after his red card in the Leeds game, #Kalajdzic and #Chiquinho are out long term. Matheus #Nunes was red carded from the bench in the last game, but won his appeal and will be available.
🦁 Aston Villa – Matty #Cash was injured for Poland in the International break and will be missing for 2/3 weeks, #Coutunho will also be missing.
Ashley #Young is likely to replace Cash in the starting XI, although #Chambers is another option.
Leander #Dendoncker is fully fit and available, #Kamara is close, if he trains normally tomorrow then he’ll be in the squad this weekend.
🐝 Brentford – Mads #Roerslev is available for selection for the clash with Brighton on Saturday; Kristoffer #Ajer remains out with a calf injury.
All of the players from international duty are available (according to Frank), presumably #Hickey too (who picked up a knee injury for Scotland).
No news on Vitaly #Janelt, but #Lewis-Potter will miss the majority of the remainder of the season and #Baptiste is suspended for the first game. #Toney is one yellow card away from a two match ban.
🏡 Fulham – No injury news from Silva today, but #Mitrovic and #Willian are suspended.
#Kebano has returned to training, but won’t be available after months out, #Kurzawa is also injured. #Duffy is a doubt
🌳 Nottingham Forest – Steve Cooper has confirmed that Chris #Wood will miss the rest of the season through injury, he picked up another injury during the international break.
Serge #Aurier, André #Ayew and Gustavo #Scarpa have picked up some injuries over the break as well. The club is not sure how long they will be out for or what their availability will be for the next few games, Brennan #Johnson is not yet back to full fitness, he will continue to be assessed on a daily basis.
Taiwo #Awoniyi and Cheikhou #Kouyaté are back in full training, Moussa #Niakhaté is also fully fit having played the last league game and then making his international debut for Senegal.
#Henderson, #Boly and #Biancone will all definitely be missing for Forest, whereas #McKenna, #Hennessey, #Dennis and #Yates are all doubts.
⚪️ Leeds – Tyler #Adams has had surgery on his hamstring injury, it’s unclear whether he will be able to play again this season.
Max #Wober and Willy #Gnonto both suffered injuries for their national teams and will both be unavailable for this weekends game against Arsenal. Liam #Cooper is the favourite to replace Wober at centre half.
#Rodrigo and #Sinisterra improving fitness-wise but are not yet 100%, #Dallas and #Forshaw are long term injuries and Weston #McKennie looks to have recovered from fever.
🦅 Crystal Palace – The Eagles have lost Nathan #Ferguson and Chris #Richards to injury, they might be back for next week. Both senior goalkeepers (#Guaita and #Johnstone)are back fit.
Everyone else is fit.
🍬 Everton – Dominic #Calvert-Lewin hasn’t trained with the group but is back on the grass. He is making good progress but there is no timescale on his return.
Sean Dyche has nothing too major to report regarding fresh injuries during the break.
Nathan #Patterson and James #Garner had some much needed minutes for Scotland and the England u21’s respectively.
Andros #Townsend is still working on his match fitness.
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