- October 15, 2021
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Fantasy football injury update: Gabriel Jesus, Edinson Cavani, Diogo Jota
Fantasy football managers across the world flinch 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 2021-22 season.
Granit Xhaka (knee): Midfielder was taken off against Tottenham and has been ruled out until December.
Gabriel Martinelli (knock): Brazilian youngster faces a late fitness test before the visit of Aston Villa.
Leon Bailey (thigh): Speedster was taken off against Everton after injuring his quad but could be fit to face Arsenal.
Morgan Sanson (thigh): Frenchman has been suffering with a hamstring strain and faces a fitness test before the trip to Arsenal.
Keinan Davis (knee): Forward is set to return to training in October.
Trezeguet (knee): Suffered ligament damage against Liverpool in April and is expected to be out until the new year. The winger posted a photo of himself on an exercise bike in August as he steps up his recovery following an operation.
Kristoffer Ajer (thigh): Summer signing faces a late fitness test before the derby clash with Chelsea.
Vitaly Janelt (thigh): A doubt to face Chelsea with a thigh issue.
Josh Dasilva (hip): Midfielder was ruled out of the Championship play-offs in April with no date set for his return.
Mads Sorensen (knee): Dane is a long-term injury with medial ligament damage.
Shandon Baptiste (shoulder): No date set for his return from a dislocated shoulder.
Yves Bissouma (knee): Faces a fitness test but in line to return against Norwich.
Enock Mwepu (groin): In line to return against Norwich after sitting out the draw with Arsenal.
Adam Webster (thigh): Could recover from a hamstring issue in time to face Norwich.
Steven Alzate (ankle): Seagulls ace rolled his ankle with no date set for a return.
Danny Welbeck (thigh): Striker is struggling with a hamstring strain and will be referred to a specialist.
Matej Vydra (knock): Striker faces a late fitness test after picking up a knock on international duty.
Ben Mee (coronavirus): Will miss the game with Manchester City after testing positive for coronavirus.
Johann Berg Gudmondsson (unspecified): Icelandic international missed the international break and is a major doubt this weekend.
Dale Stephens (ankle): Defender had surgery earlier this summer with and there is no date set for his return.
Kevin Long (calf): Irish centre-back needed surgery and is not yet ready to return.
Thiago Silva (international duty): Brazilian will miss the game against Brentford after representing his country.
Christian Pulisic (ankle): American is dealing with an ankle issue but could face Brentford.
Reece James (ankle): In line to return from a twisted ankle against Brentford after missing the international break.
N’Golo Kante (coronavirus isolation): Midfielder tested positive for coronavirus but could face Brentford despite suffering from some mild symptoms.
Antonio Rudiger (back): Faces a late fitness test before this weekend’s clash over a lower-back problem.
Eberechi Eze (Achilles): Rising star went down in training just after being called up to England’s provisional Euro 2020 squad and could be out until 2022.
Nathan Ferguson (Achilles): Full-back went down shortly after team-mate Eze and is unlikely to feature before January.
Lucas Digne (thigh): Left-back faces a late fitness test before the visit of West Ham.
Yerry Mina (international duty): A doubt for the clash with West Ham after representing Colombia.
Richarlison (knee): Brazilian is in line to face the Hammers after missing several weeks.
Seamus Coleman (thigh): Veteran defender is closing in on a return and could faces West Ham if he passes a fitness test.
Andre Gomes (calf): Struggling with a calf issue but could return this weekend if he passes a fitness test.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (foot): Striker is a doubt to face West Ham but is closing in on a return from a broken toe.
Fabian Delph (shoulder): No date has been set for the veteran midfielder’s return.
Alex Iwobi (knock): A doubt for the game with West Ham with a ‘little problem’.
Raphinha (international duty): A major doubt to face Southampton after representing Brazil.
Kalvin Phillips (calf): Midfielder faces a late fitness test before the clash with Southampton.
Robin Koch (pelvis): Defender is in the US for an operation to fix a ‘problem in his pubis’.
Patrick Bamford (ankle): Hitman has been ruled out until late October.
Luke Ayling (knee): Right-back does not have a date set for his return and Marcelo Bielsa has revealed he will need a minor operation to clear the issue.
Wilfred Ndidi (thigh): Midfielder is set to be out until early November at the minimum.
Jonny Evans (ankle): Faces a fitness test ahead of the visit of former club Manchester United.
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 is out until late October at the earliest but has begun rehab work.
Alisson (international duty): Keeper will not face Watford after being involved with Brazil duty.
Fabinho (international duty): Brazil midfielder returned too late to make the squad for Watford.
Diogo Jota (unspecified): Forward faces a fitness test but is expected to play against Watford.
Thiago Alcantara (calf): Midfielder will miss the clash with Watford but is closing in on a return.
Harvey Elliott (ankle): Suffered a broken ankle and is a long-term absentee.
Trent Alexander-Arnold (hip): In line to return against Watford after missing the international break.
Curtis Jones (groin): Picked up an injury on international duty with England Under-21s duty and will miss the trip to Vicarage Road.
Oleksandr Zinchenko (calf): Ukraine ace is in line to face Burnley after returnign to training.
Ilkay Gundogan (thigh): Germany ace has returned to training and faces a fitness test ahead of this weekend’s clash
Gabriel Jesus (international duty): Striker will miss this weekend after returning from Brazil duty.
Ferran Torres (foot): Spain ace suffered a small fracture on his right foot while playing for his country.
Raphael Varane (groin): Frenchman was injured in the Nations League final and is out until late October.
Marcus Rashford (shoulder): Forward will be in the squad for the first time this season after recovering from shoulder surgery.
Amad Diallo (thigh): Youngster is in line to face Leicester if he can prove his fitness.
Harry Maguire (calf): England centre-back is yet to return to training and will miss the trip to Leicester.
Fred (international duty): Will miss the trip after playing for Brazil in the early hours of Friday morning.
Edinson Cavani (International duty): Like Fred, will miss the fixture due to international duty in South America.
Joe Willock (hip): Midfielder faces a fitness test ahead of the clash with Tottenham after returning to training.
Callum Wilson (thigh): Striker is in line to return against Tottenham after returning to training.
Jamaal Lascelles (thigh): Defender used the international break to work on his fitness and could play against Newcastle.
Martin Dubravka (foot): Magpies keeper needed surgery earlier this summer after picking up a stress fracture but has returned to training.
Paul Dummett (calf): Welsh defender suffered a setback in September and is set to miss more time.
Freddie Woodman (hip): Stopper missed the clash with Wolves but is nearing a return and could face Tottenham if he is declared fit.
Todd Cantwell (calf): Midfielder faces a late fitness test with an Achilles issue.
Mathias Normann (abdomen): A doubt to face Everton after suffering an abdominal injury.
Sam Byram (thigh): Hamstring issues have kept the full-back out of action since 2020 with no date set for his return.
Christoph Zimmermann (ankle): Defender is struggling with an ankle injury but could return against Brighton.
Che Adams (unspecified): Ruled out this weekend but not expected to be on the sidelines long-term.
Jack Stephens (knee): Set to miss several months after damaging a tendon in his knee.
Ben Davies (illness): Has returned to training and could face Newcastle after pulling out of the Wales camp.
Matt Doherty (knock): A major doubt for the clash with Newcastle after picking up a knock on Ireland duty.
Ryan Sessegnon (knock): Left-back has no date set for his return.
Steven Bergwijn (ankle) Forward is suffering from a twisted ankle but has returned to training.
Josh King (knee): Has returned to training and in line to return against Liverpool.
Nicolas N’Koulou (unspecified): Cameroon ace has been ruled out until early November.
Francisco Sierralta (thigh): Will miss the clash against Liverpool with a hamstring issue but has returned to light training.
Christian Kabasele (thigh): Beginning rehab following a hamstring injury against Leeds.
Peter Etebo (thigh): Tore a quad muscle against Newcastle and faces four months out.
Ryan Fredericks (thigh): Pulled up with a non-contact injury against Manchester United but could return this weekend.
Vladimir Coufal (groin): Faces a late fitness test but in line to face Everton if he passes a fitness test after missing out on Czech Republic duty.
Trincao (coronavirus): Will miss the clash wtih AstoN Villa due to coronavirus isolation.
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 in October.
Yerson Mosquera (muscular injury): Youngster went down with a non-contact injury just five minutes into his debut and is set for a spell on the sidelines.
Hugo Bueno (thigh): Mexican midfielder is out of action with a hamstring strain.