Goal keeps you up to date on the latest news regarding players who have been banned or will miss games due to injury

It’s important for fantasy football managers to stay on top of their squad’s health and availability if they are to ensure they bring home the best possible points haul.

Players pick up injuries throughout the season and some big names are even set to miss the start of the new campaign, while others will undoubtedly be on the receiving end of suspensions.

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It can be difficult to stay on top of who is injured and sometimes suspensions can even sneak up on you, so Goal has compiled a list of all the players who are unable or unlikely to play, either through injury or suspension.

Note: Positions are based on those in the Fantasy Premier League game.

1. Goalkeepers
2. Defenders
3. Midfielders
4. Forwards


GOALKEEPERS


Danny Ward Liverpool

Injured:

Club Player Injury Potential return
Liverpool Danny Ward Back injury Aug 19

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Suspended:

N/A


DEFENDERS


Luke Shaw Manchester United

Injured:

Club Player Injury Potential Return
Arsenal Gabriel Knee Aug 27
Bournemouth Adam Smith Thigh Aug 12
Bournemouth Brad Smith Hamstring Aug 19
Crystal Palace Pape Souare Broken leg & jaw Unknown
Everton Seamus Coleman Broken leg Unknown
Everton Ramiro Funes Mori Knee Unknown
Huddersfield Jon Stankovic Knee Unknown
Leicester Robert Huth Ankle Sep 9
Liverpool Nathaniel Clyne Hamstring Aug 12
Liverpool Joe Gomez Knee (minor) Unknown
Manchester City Benjamin Mendy Thigh Aug 12
Manchester United Luke Shaw Ankle Aug 19
Manchester United Marcos Rojo Knee Unknown
Newcastle DeAndre Yedlin Thigh Unknown
Newcastle Jamaal Lascelles Knee Unknown
Southampton Virgil van Dijk Ankle Unknown
Tottenham Danny Rose Knee Aug 19
Watford Adrian Mariappa Knee Unknown
West Brom Gareth McAuley Thigh Aug 12
West Ham Winston Reid Knee Aug 13

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Suspended:

Club Player Out for Potential Return
Arsenal Laurent Koscielny Two games Aug 27
Chelsea Victor Moses One game Aug 20

MIDFIELDERS


Eden Hazard Chelsea

Injured:

Club Player Injury Potential return
Arsenal Alexis Sanchez Illness Aug 6
Arsenal Francis Coquelin Ankle Unknown
Arsenal Jack Wilshere Broken leg Aug 12/19
Arsenal Santi Cazorla Ankle Unknown
Brighton Anthony Knockaert Ankle Aug 12/19
Bournemouth Junior Stanislas Hip Unknown
Burnley Dean Marney Knee Oct 7
Chelsea Tiemoue Bakayoko Knee Unknown
Chelsea Eden Hazard Ankle Sep 16
Chelsea Pedro Concussion Aug 12/19
Everton Ross Barkley Groin Aug 21
Everton Yannick Bolasie Knee Unknown
Huddersfield Jonathan Hogg Ankle Aug 26
Manchester City Ilkay Gundogan Knee Aug 19
Manchester United Ashley Young Hamstring Unknown
Stoke City Ibrahim Afellay Knee Unknown
Stoke City Stephen Ireland Broken leg Unknown
Swansea Ki Seung-Yueng Knee Unknown
Swansea Nathan Dyer Calf Sep 30
Tottenham Erik Lamela Hip Oct 14
Tottenham Moussa Sissoko Unknown Unknown
Tottenham Son Heung-min Broken arm Unknown
Tottenham Victor Wanyama Knee Aug 13
West Brom Chris Brunt Calf Unknown
West Brom James McClean Knee (minor) Unknown
West Brom James Morrison Knee Aug 12
West Brom Matt Phillips Hamstring Aug 12
West Ham Cheikhou Kouyate Knee Aug 27
West Ham Manuel Lanzini Knee Unknown
West Ham Mark Noble Toe Unknown
West Ham Michail Antonio Thigh Aug 27
West Ham Sofiane Feghouli Hamstring Unknown

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Suspended:

N/A


FORWARDS


Andy Carroll West Ham

Injured:

Club Player Injury Potential return
Arsenal Joel Campbell Knee Unknown
Brighton Sam Baldock Calf Aug 12/19
Crystal Palace Connor Wickham Knee  Unknown
Huddersfield Nahki Wells Ankle Unknown
Leicester Islam Slimani Leg (minor) Aug 11
Liverpool Danny Ings Knee Unknown
Liverpool Divock Origi Thigh Aug 12
Swansea Fernando Llorente Broken arm Aug 12
Watford Mauro Zarate Knee Unknown
Watford Troy Deeney Groin Unknown
West Ham Andy Carroll Groin Unknown
West Ham Diafra Sakho Back Unknown

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Suspended:

N/A