Premier League Injury Update Gameweek 13: Chelsea Could Be Handed Lukaku Boost

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15:05, 25 Nov 2021

It is set to be another exciting weekend of Premier League action as Gameweek 13 approaches. Here is an updated injury list for those unsure whether to make changes to their FPL team, but also for those thinking of putting a bet on this weekend. 


Next match: Newcastle (H), Saturday 27th November, 12:30pm

Confirmed absentees: Granit Xhaka (two months)

Possible absentees: Sead Kolasinac, Folarin Balogun

Mikel Arteta will be glad to not be plagued with injuries as the Gunners look to bounce back from their thrashing at the hands of Liverpool last weekend.

Aston Villa

Next match: Crystal Palace (A), Saturday 27th November, 3pm

Confirmed absentees: Bertrand Traore (thigh), Trezeguet (knee)

Possible absentees: Douglas Luiz

Brazilian Luiz could make his return to match action this weekend, but he has not featured in the last three Premier League matches, having last played in the defeat against West Ham United.


Next match: Everton (H), Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: David Raya (five months), Kristoffer Ajer (two months), Mads Sorensen (long-term), Josh Dasilva, Shandon Baptiste (two months)

Possible absentees: Mathias Jorgensen

Thomas Frank has a tough time at the minute picking a squad, with plenty of key players out and results taking a massive dip as a result. He will be looking to forwards Ivan Toney and Bryan Mbeumo to help get the Bees back on track to cover their personnel losses.

Ivan Toney
Ivan Toney


Next match: Leeds United (H), Saturday 27th November, 5:30pm

Confirmed absentees: Steven Alzate (ankle), Enock Mwepu (muscle strain), Danny Welbeck (hamstring)

Possible absentees: N/A

Graham Potter will be boosted by the return of goalkeeper Robert Sanchez following his suspension.


Next match: Tottenham Hotspur (H), Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: Dale Stephens (unconfirmed)

Possible absentees: Aaron Lennon

Sean Dyche will be delighted with his side’s upturn in form and will be thankful that he has most of his squad available as the Clarets look to push further up the league. 


Next match: Manchester United (H), Sunday 28th November, 4:30pm

Confirmed absentees: Ben Chilwell, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic

Possible absentees: Kai Havertz, Romelu Lukaku

Thomas Tuchel is thought to be really concerned with the injury sustained by Chilwell in the match against Juventus on Tuesday night, and the Englishman could potentially be ruled out for the remainder of the season. The German coach also lost Kante in that same game, but could be given a major boost with Romelu Lukaku and Kai Havertz on the verge of making their return.

Kai Havertz
Kai Havertz

Crystal Palace

Next match: Aston Villa (H), Saturday 27th November, 3pm

Confirmed absentees: James McArthur

Possible absentees: Odsonne Edouard, Nathan Ferguson

McArthur’s injury is worse than first thought, but Patrick Vieira will be boosted by the return of Ebereche Eze and the fact that Nathan Ferguson is back to first team training.


Next match: Brentford (A), Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Tom Davies, Demarai Gray, Mason Holgate (suspended), Richarlison (suspended)

Possible absentees: Andre Gomes, Yerry Mina, Abdoulaye Doucoure

Rafa Benitez will have a tough test this weekend with several absentees as the Toffees have found themselves in a sticky situation in recent weeks.

Leeds United

Next match: Brighton (A), Saturday 27th November, 5:30pm

Confirmed absentees: Luke Ayling, Robin Koch

Possible absentees: Patrick Bamford, Raphinha, Rodrigo, Jamie Shackleton

Marcelo Bielsa will be concerned at the possibility of missing three of his key attacking players for another game as Leeds are struggling to pick up wins and climb the table. This could give young Joe Geldhardt another chance to shine in the side.

Leicester City 

Next match: Watford (H), Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: Youri Tielemans, Ricardo Pereira, Wesley Fofana, James Justin

Possible absentees: N/A

Brendan Rodgers will be hoping that Youri Tielemans can have a quick return from injury as the Foxes are still struggling to match their levels and form of last season.


Next match: Southampton (H), Saturday 27th November, 3pm

Confirmed absentees: Roberto Firmino, Naby Keita, Harvey Elliott

Possible absentees: Curtis Jones

Jurgen Klopp’s side have so much strength in depth that when they have suffered injuries, the squad is still able to perform and deliver results. Firmino and Diogo Jota can easily be interchanged, and the latter has been thriving in the Brazilian’s absence.

Diogo Jota
Diogo Jota

Manchester City

Next match: West Ham United (H), Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: Ferran Torres, Liam Delap

Possible absentees: Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City have been proving time and again that injuries are never an issue as whoever fills in, always turns in a just as impressive performance. But Pep Guardiola will be hoping that he will have Grealish available at the weekend to give him another dynamic attacking option to lead the line.

Manchester United 

Next match: Chelsea (A), Sunday 28th November, 4:30pm

Confirmed absentees: Mason Greenwood, Harry Maguire (suspended), Paul Pogba, Raphael Varane, Luke Shaw, Edinson Cavani

Possible absentees: N/A

Michael Carrick will have a lot to think about when selecting his squad to take to the pitch at Stamford Bridge and needs to ensure that his players turn in a positive performance against the league leaders.

Newcastle United

Next match: Arsenal (A), Saturday 27th November, 12:30pm

Confirmed absentees: Paul Dummett

Possible absentees: Ryan Fraser

Eddie Howe will be pleased to have most of his squad available as he looks to steer them away from Premier League relegation with plenty of work to be done.

Norwich City

Next match: Wolverhampton Wanderers (H), Saturday 27th November, 3pm

Confirmed absentees: Sam Byram, Christoph Zimmermann

Possible absentees: Ozan Kabak

Dean Smith will have been delighted to get his reign off to a winning start and to have most of his players available as he looks to pull off an incredible survival mission.


Next match: Liverpool (A), Saturday 27th November, 3pm

Confirmed absentees: Stuart Armstrong, Moussa Djenepo

Possible absentees: Nathan Redmond

Southampton have most of the squad available to face Liverpool where they will face one of their toughest tests of the season.

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl

Tottenham Hotspur

Next match: Burnley (A), Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: Cristian Romero, Dane Scarlett

Possible absentees: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Cristian Romero

Antonio Conte will be looking to build on his first victory as Spurs boss with several players returning in line for contention.


Next match: Leicester City (A), Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: Peter Etebo (long-term), Ken Sema, Christian Kabasele, Kwadwo Baah

Possible absentees: Ismaila Sarr

Claudio Ranieri will be thrilled with his side’s comfortable victory over Manchester United last time out, showing injuries are not hindering the Hornets’ progress.

West Ham United

Next match: Manchester City, Sunday 28th November, 2pm

Confirmed absentees: Angelo Ogbonna

Possible absentees: Andriy Yarmolenko, Nikola Vlasic

David Moyes will be sad to see Angelo Ogbonna ruled out for the foreseeable, having been a commanding figure in the heart of defence this season.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Next match: West Ham United (H), Saturday 20th November, 3pm

Confirmed absentees: Johnny Otto, Pedro Neto, Yerson Mosquera, Hugo Bueno

Possible absentees: Fernando Marcal

Marcal will find it tough to regain his place in Bruno Lage’s side with the impressive form Rayan Ait-Nouri has been in since he started playing in his place.

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