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Latest Premier League Injury News

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

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Emre Can    M/D    Liverpool
Can (back) has been named in the 24-man traveling squad for Saturday's Champions League final, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Can returned to training this week as he makes his way back from an injury that has sidelined him since March. He's unlikely to be included in the starting XI, but a spot on the bench would certainly give the Liverpool midfield a boost.
Leon Balogun    D    Brighton & Hove Albion
Balogun signed a two-year contract with Brighton Hove and Albion after transferring from FSV Mainz 05.

Fantasy Analysis

Balogun brings a large amount of experience from the Bundesliga to the Premier League as Brighton try to build squad depth ahead of their second season in the top flight. He can play at either outside-back position, but features mostly as a center-back and will give Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy good competition in the middle.
Emerson    D    Chelsea
Palmieri will miss Saturday's FA Cup final with Manchester United due to an undisclosed injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Palmieri was unlikely to factor into the starting XI even if he was fit. Marcos Alonso is expected to start as a left wing-back, while Victor Moses has a good chance of getting the opportunity opposite of Alonso.
Kiko    M/D    Watford
Kiko (undisclosed) was not in the 18-man squad for Saturday's 1-0 loss to Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Kiko was unable to overcome a knock suffered in training ahead of the match, which allowed Daryl Janmaat to make the starting XI at right-back.
Miguel Britos    D    Watford
Britos (undisclosed) was not in the 18-man squad for Sunday's 1-0 loss to Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Britos was unable to overcome a small knock, which allowed Craig Cathcart and Christian Kabasele to partner at center-back.
James Milner    M/D    Liverpool
Milner will return to training this week, according to manager Jurgen Klopp. "James is in the group and will be back in training later - I think on Saturday or so we will see, or maybe Friday."

Fantasy Analysis

Milner will benefit from a full week of training ahead of next Saturday's Champions League Final with Real Madrid. He's been impressive throughout the European competition and should factor into the starting XI as long as his recovery goes according to plan.
Mario Lemina    M    Southampton
Lemina (hamstring) was not in the 18-man squad for Sunday's 1-0 loss to Manchester City.

Fantasy Analysis

Lemina was forced off the pitch two weekends ago, which kept the midfielder out of training and ultimately Sunday's loss. He should be apart of Southampton's plans next season now that they've secured their place in the league.
Steven Davis    M    Southampton
Davis (ankle) was not in the 18-man squad for Sunday's 1-0 loss to Manchester City.

Fantasy Analysis

Davis battled injuries throughout the second half of the season, which is a main reason the Southampton captain started in just two matches after the turn of the year. He should be apart of the club's plans as they prepare for next season.
Connor Wickham    F    Crystal Palace
Wickham (calf) was not in the 18-man roster for Sunday's 2-0 victory over West Brom.

Fantasy Analysis

Wickham was dealing with injuries all season and was unable to feature in any match during the Premier League campaign.
Kasper Schmeichel    G    Leicester City
Schmeichel missed the season finale against Spurs due to an ankle injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Schmeichel was a bit lucky to miss the final match after Spurs scored five goals. Even with Eldin Jakupovic on the squad, Schmeichel doesn't appear likely to lose his starting job next season. He finished with eight clean sheets in 33 starts this season.
Aleksandar Dragovic    D    Leicester City
Dragovic missed Sunday's match against Tottenham due to a shoulder injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Dragovic wasn't a regular starter since February so his absence wasn't a major deal even though the back line struggled. Dragovic finished the season with seven starts and 11 appearances.
Kieran Trippier    M/D    Tottenham Hotspur
Trippier missed Sunday's match against Leicester due to a knee injury acquired in the midweek Newcastle match.

Fantasy Analysis

It was disappointing for Trippier to miss the final match, but it wasn't a huge deal in the end. He battled Serge Aurier for minutes all season and finished with eight assists in 24 starts in all competitions.
Mousa Dembele    M    Tottenham Hotspur
Dembele missed the final match of the season against Leicester due to an ongoing ankle injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Dembele last appeared two weeks ago, but still wasn't ready for this one. He had a decent season as a defensive midfielder with 24 starts and 34 appearances in all competitions.
Serge Aurier    M/D    Tottenham Hotspur
Aurier missed Sunday's match against Leicester due to his ongoing hamstring injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Aurier was in and out of the lineup all season, but was often effective when playing. He finished with two goals and two assists in 16 league starts and then another assist in six UCL starts. Becoming a regular at right back will be his goal next campaign.
Shane Duffy    D    Brighton & Hove Albion
Duffy subbed off with an apparent back injury during Sunday's match with Liverpool.

Fantasy Analysis

Duffy took a hard fall while defending a set-piece early in the second half. He attempted to play on, but was eventually forced to leave the pitch under his own power. Duffy was replaced by Connor Goldson at center-back.
Arthur Masuaku    M/D    West Ham United
Masuaku subbed off with an undisclosed injury during Sunday's match with Everton.

Fantasy Analysis

Masuaku was replaced by Edimilison Fernandes in the 20th minute. He'll need to be evaluated by the medical staff, though with the season finishing up, it won't affect many lineups unless it turns out to be a serious ailment.
Jan Vertonghen    D    Tottenham Hotspur
Vertonghen was a late scratch in warmups for Sunday's match with Leicester City due to an undisclosed injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Vertonghen was replaced by Victor Wanyama in the starting XI, while Eric Dier took over the Belgian's place in central defense. Davinson Sanchez was added to the bench as cover.
Etienne Capoue    M    Watford
Capoue will miss Sunday's match with Manchester United due to personal reason.

Fantasy Analysis

Capoue has been a consistent starter during the back half of the season, which could leave a spot in the starting XI open for Gerard Deulofeu.
Shinji Okazaki    F    Leicester City
Okazaki (ankle) will miss Sunday's match with Tottenham.

Fantasy Analysis

Okazaki's absence should keep Kelechi Iheanacho in the starting XI for the season finale. Okazaki scored six goals and provided two assists over 27 league appearances this season.
Wilfred Ndidi    M    Leicester City
Ndidi (hamstring) will miss Sunday's match with Tottenham.

Fantasy Analysis

Ndidi's absence will likely keep Adrien Silva and Hamza Choudhury in the starting XI, while Vicente Iborra should occupy a spot on the bench as backup.
Robert Huth    D    Leicester City
Huth (ankle) will miss Sunday's match with Tottenham.

Fantasy Analysis

Huth failed to make an appearance this season, which is likely why he will leave the club at the end of the season.
Ben Chilwell    D    Leicester City
Chilwelll (ankle) will miss Sunday's match with Tottenham.

Fantasy Analysis

Chilwell will miss his third straight match, effectively ending his season. He made 24 appearances, with 20 of those coming in the starting XI.
Kenedy    F/M    Newcastle United
Kenedy will miss Sunday's match with Chelsea due to terms in his loan agreement.

Fantasy Analysis

Kenedy is on loan from Chelsea for the season, which will keep the winger out against his parent club. He's had a solid season with Newcastle, finishing with two goals and two assists since receiving his first start Jan. 31. Matt Ritchie is a potential option to replace Kenedy in the starting XI.
Christian Atsu    M    Newcastle United
Atsu (knee) will miss Sunday's match with Chelsea.

Fantasy Analysis

Atsu hasn't seen a ton of minutes in the back half of the season, making his absence unlikely to hurt many fantasy lineups. Matt Ritchie and Jacob Murphy could start on the wings in a tough matchup with Chelsea.
Ciaran Clark    D    Newcastle United
Clark (knee) will miss Sunday's match with Chelsea.

Fantasy Analysis

Clark won't be risked with very little to play for in the season finale. Jamaal Lascelles and Florian Lejeune are expected to pair at center-back against the Blues.
Ashley Barnes    F    Burnley
Barnes (shoulder) has been ruled out of Sunday's match with Bournemouth.

Fantasy Analysis

Barnes was replaced in the first half of last Sunday's 5-0 loss to Arsenal, which will keep Barnes out of the season finale. Sam Vokes replaced Barnes in the match and could make the starting XI against Bournemouth. Scans revealed that Barnes should be fit for the start of pre-season.
Ben Mee    D    Burnley
Mee (leg) has been ruled out of Sunday's match with Bournemouth.

Fantasy Analysis

Mee ends the season having missed the last month and a half of action. Kevin Long should receive another starting nod as Mee's replacement.
Adam Smith    M/D    AFC Bournemouth
Smith (knee) will miss Saturday's match with Burnley.

Fantasy Analysis

Smith will continue to work through injury rehabilitation as he attempts to be fit for the beginning of pre-season training in late July.
Harry Arter    M    AFC Bournemouth
Arter (Achilles) has been ruled out of Sunday's match with Burnley.

Fantasy Analysis

Arter hasn't played in a match since Jan. 1 and was unlikely to receive playing time even if he was fit. He should be healthy for the beginning of the pre-season in late July.
Mason Holgate    D    Everton
Holgate (ankle) won't be risked for Sunday's match with West Ham.

Fantasy Analysis

Holgate recently returned to training after undergoing an ankle operation in February, but won't feature in the final match of the season. He should be fit for the start of pre-season in late July.
Gylfi Sigurdsson    M    Everton
Sigurdsson (knee) has been ruled out of Sunday's match with West Ham.

Fantasy Analysis

Sigurdsson has been making good progress in his injury rehabilitation, but won't be risked as Everton don't have much to play for in the final match. He'll continue to work himself back into match fitness for the upcoming World Cup with Iceland.

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Game-Time Decision

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