The Latest Premier League Injury News: Round 5



The Latest Premier League Injury News: Round 5

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The third round of the English League Cup saw only one upset with Liverpool losing to Leicester City while Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal all won theirs to progress to the next round.  

Here are how things currently stand on the injury front for Premier League clubs:

Team Injuries
Watford 6
Brighton 5
Stoke 5
Everton 5
Arsenal 5
Huddersfield 5
Spurs 4
West Ham 4
Liverpool 4
Leicester City 4

 Latest injuries: Paul Pogba

Arsenal Injury News

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Santi Cazorla Plantaris Injury Unspecified October 19, 2016 - Champions League, Arsenal v Ludogoretz  6:0 32-year-old Cazrola has undergone eight operations following complications and set-backs. Despite that, he extended his contract with Arsenal for an additional year in May.
Gedion Zelalem ACL injury February, 2018 May 17, 2017 - U20s USA v U20s Ecuador 3-3 20-year-old Zelalem has fallen short of expectations. He has recently returned from loans spells to Rangers and VVV-Venlo to treat an ACL tear.
Francis Coquelin Hamstring Spetember 23, 2017 September 9, 2017 - Arsenal v Bournemouth 3-0 Iwobi injured his hamstring against Bournemouth. Wenger later ruled him out against next week's clash against Chelsea.
Danny Welbeck Hamstring Several weeks September 17, 2017 - Chelsea - Arsenal 0:0 Welbeck sustained a hamstring injury following a clash with Chelsea's David Luiz at Stamford Bridge.
Mesut Ozil Knee Problem September 25, 2017 September 9, 2017, Arsenal Bournemouth 3:0 Wenger made a late decision to keep Ozil out of the squad that faced Chelsea. The German has a slight knee problem but is likely to return soon.

Chelsea Injury News

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Pedro Knee problem Unspecified September 17, 2017 Chelsea v Arsenal 0:0 Pedro took part in the Blues game against Arsenal but was substituted at half-time. The update on his condition is to be announced.
Danny Drinkwater Calf Injury Mid-October, 2017   -  Drinkwater has not yet played a game for his new club Chelsea since his move from the Foxes in the summer.
David Luiz Wrist Injury September 27, 2017 Premier League Chelsea v Arsenal 0:0 Luiz injured his wrist in Sunday's game against Arsenal, but is likely to recover before his three-game suspension runs out.


Manchester United Injury News

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Marcos Rojo ACL Injury (knee) December 26, 2017 April 20, 2017 - Man Utd v Anderlecht 2:1 Rojo is recovering well according to Mourinho and is expected to return in January at the latest.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic ACL Injury (knee) January 1, 2018 April 20, 2017 - Man Utd v Anderlecht 2:1 The 35-year-old big man extended his United stay by one additional year in August.
Paul Pogba Muscle injury A few weeks September 12, 2017 - Man Utd vs Basel Pogba limped off after 11 minutes in United's Champions League clash with Basel.


Manchester City Injury News

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Vincent Kompany Knock Mid-September, 2017   Kompany picked up a knock while on international duty with Belguim. He is a doubt of City's European game in Rotterdam on Wednesday.


Liverpool Injury News

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Adam Lallana Thigh Strain Unspecified August 2, 2017 - Audi Cup, Liverpool v Atletico Madrid 1:1 Lallana was initially though to remain unavailable for the first three months of the season. Liverpool have refused to give a specific date for his return.
Nathaniel Clyne Back Injury Unspecified July 12, 2017 - Tranmere v Liverpool 0:4 Clyne has recently been left outside of the Liverpool Champions League squad leading us to believe he will miss the next three months.
Adam Bogdan Cruciate Ligament Injury Unspecified -  -
Dejan Lovren Back Injury Septeber 23 - Lovren has been experiencing back problems since the international break.


Tottenham Hotspur Injury News

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Erik Lamela Hip Injury October 14, 2017 October 15, 2017 - West Brom v Tottenham 1:1 Lamela seems to be recovering well after undergoing surgery to bothhis left and right hip.
Danny Rose Ligament Crack Knee September 30, 2017 January 31, 2017 - Sunderland v Spurs 0:0 Rose is some way off following surgery to correct knee problems.
Victor Wanyama Knee Injury September 23, 2017 July 23, 2017 - PSG v Spurs 2:4 Wanyama is back in training after missing out a couple of months due to damage in his knee cartilage against PSG in pre-season. 


Stoke City injury news

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Stephen Ireland Fractured Leg September 18, 2017 May 9, 2016 - Stoke City v Arsenal 1:4 Ireland broke his leg in training with one game to go until the end of the last season. He is set to return later this month.
Ibrahim Afellay Knee Operation Unspecified January 7,  2017 - Stoke City v Wolves 0:2 Afellay underwent surgery in April to fix a long-standing knee problem. Details about his return have not been released.
Julien Ngoy Thigh Muscle Strain September 25, 2017 Since August 10, 2017 Ngoy took part in Stoke's pre-season preparations, but is yet to start a game in the Premier League.
Ryan Shawcross Back Injury September 23, 2017 - "Shawcross isn't far away." manager Mark Bowen gave updated earlier.


West Ham Injury News 

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Manuel Lanzini Knee Injury September 23, 2017 August 26. 2017 - Newcastle v West Ham 3:0 Lanzini is yet to record a game this season as he picked up a knee injury in pre-season.
Edmilson Fernandes Ankle Injury September 16, 2017 August 31, 2017 Midfielder Edmilson got injured on international duty playing for Switzerland.
Pedro Obiang Muscular Injury September 23, 2017 - Obiang has reportedly received a muscular injury.


Everton Injury News

Name Type Expected Return Last Game Details
Ross Barkley Hamstring injury mid-November, 2017 - Barkley is treating a ruptured hamstring which he sustained in pre-season mid-August.
James McCarthy Knee Injury Unspecified August 11, 2017 McCarthy is close but not yet ready to play.
Ramiro Funes Mori Cartilage Knee Injury April 1, 2018 March , 2017 during international duty Funes Mori underwent operation on his knee in July and is currently undergoing rehabilitation.
Seamus Coleman Broken Leg Unspecified March, 2017 during internation duty Coleman has returned to training after suffering a broken leg.
Yannick Bolasie ACL injury January 1, 2018 December 4, 2016 - Everton v Manchester United


The winger has underwent two operations and is currently undergoing rehabilitation.



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Premier League

P GD Pts
1 Man Utd 2 8 6
2 Huddersfield 2 4 6
3 West Brom 2 2 6
4 Watford 2 2 4
5 Man City 2 2 4
6 Liverpool 2 1 4
7 Southampton 2 1 4
8 Everton 2 1 4
9 Leicester 2 1 3
10 Tottenham 2 1 3
11 Arsenal 2 0 3
12 Chelsea 2 0 3
13 Burnley 2 0 3
14 Stoke 2 0 3
15 Swansea 2 -4 1
16 Bournemouth 2 -3 0
17 Newcastle 2 -3 0
18 Brighton 2 -4 0
19 Crystal Palace 2 -4 0
20 West Ham 2 -5 0