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Dossier: Premier League stars set to miss start of season

Written by: Khel Now

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Many World Cup players could be missing out on the opening fixtures of their respective clubs.

With the Premier League beckoning, managers and clubs are at the final stages of evaluating the fitness of their players for their respective opening fixtures. Some key players could be missing on Gameweek One and could be back soon too.

We at Khel Now have compiled a list of all the players missing out on Gameweek One of the Premier League:

1. AFC Bournemouth



Player name Reason Probable return
Diego Rico Suspended 01/09/2018
Junior Stanislas Knee Injury 25/08/2018
Nathan Ake Ankle/Foot Injury 11/08/2018

2. Arsenal

Player name Reason Probable return
Laurent Koscielny Calf/Shin/Heel Injury 22/12/2018
Nacho Monreal Knee Injury 12/08/2018
Aaron Ramsey Calf/Shin/Heel Injury 12/08/2018
Sead Kolasinac Other No Return Date

3. Brighton and Hove Albion

Player name Reason Probable return
Glenn Murray Lower Back Injury 11/08/2018
Jose Izquierdo Other 11/08/2018
Jurgen Locadia Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury 11/08/2018
Alireza Jahanbakhsh Other 11/08/2018
Florin Andone Other 11/08/2018
Jason Steele Thigh Injury No Return Date

4. Burnley

Player name Reason Probable return
Chris Wood Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury 12/08/2018
Aaron Lennon Thigh Injury 12/08/2018
Stephen Ward Other 12/08/2018
Ashley Westwood Thigh Injury 12/08/2018
Nick Pope Shoulder Injury No Return Date
Thomas Heaton Calf/Shin/Heel Injury 12/08/2018
Robbie Brady Thigh Injury 12/08/2018
Steven Defour Calf/Shin/Heel Injury No Return Date

5. Cardiff City

Player name Reason Probable return
Danny Ward Knee Injury No Return Date

6. Chelsea

Player name Reason Probable return
N'Golo Kante Other 18/08/2018
Gary Cahill Other 11/08/2018
Olivier Giroud Other 11/08/2018
Thibaut Courtois Other 11/08/2018
Eden Hazard Other 11/08/2018
Michy Batshuayi Other 11/08/2018
Marco van Ginkel Knee Injury No Return Date
Isaiah Brown Knee Injury No Return Date

7. Crystal Palace

Player name Reason Probable return
Scott Dann Knee Injury No Return Date

8. Everton

Player name Reason  Probable return
Jordan Pickford Other 11/08/2018
James McCarthy Calf/Shin/Heel Injury No Return Date
Mason Holgate Calf/Shin/Heel Injury No Return Date
Beni Baningime Ankle/Foot Injury No Return Date

9. Fulham

Player name Reason Probable return
Alfie Mawson Knee Injury 15/09/2018

10. Huddersfield Town

Player name Reason  Probable return
Elias Kachunga Ankle/Foot Injury 11/08/2018
Jonas Lossl Other 11/08/2018
Erik Durm Other No Return Date
Danny Williams Ankle/Foot Injury No Return Date

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11. Leicester City

Player name Reason Probable return
Matthew James Calf/Shin/Heel Injury 15/09/2018
James Maddison Other 10/08/2018
Harry Maguire Other 10/08/2018
Jamie Vardy Other 10/08/2018
Jonny Evans Other 10/08/2018
Nampalys Mendy Other 10/08/2018
Demarai Gray Ankle/Foot Injury 10/08/2018

12. Liverpool

Player name Reason Probable return
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Knee Injury 03/08/2019
Ragnar Klavan Thigh Injury 20/08/2018
Dejan Lovren Other 20/08/2018
Joel Matip Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury 20/08/2018
Simon Mignolet Other 20/08/2018
James Milner Head/Face Injury 12/08/2018
Joe Gomez Other 12/08/2018
Trent Alexander-Arnold Other 12/08/2018
Jordan Henderson Other 12/08/2018

13. Manchester City

Player name Reason Probable return
Raheem Sterling Other 12/08/2018
David Silva Other 12/08/2018
Aymeric Laporte Other 12/08/2018
Kevin de Bruyne Other 12/08/2018
Philippe Sandler Knee Injury No Return Date
Danilo Luiz da Silva Ankle/Foot Injury No Return Date
Eliaquim Mangala Knee Injury No Return Date

14. Manchester United

Player name Reason Probable return
Diogo Dalot Knee Injury 15/09/2018
Paul Pogba Other 19/08/2018
Jesse Lingard Other 19/08/2018
Marouane Fellaini Other 19/08/2018
Ander Herrera Thigh Injury 10/08/2018
Eric Bertrand Bailly Ankle/Foot Injury 10/08/2018
Ashley Young Other 10/08/2018
Phil Jones Other 10/08/2018
Romelu Lukaku Other 10/08/2018
Luis Antonio Valencia Calf/Shin/Heel Injury No Return Date
Marcos Rojo Other No Return Date
Nemanja Matic Chest/Abdominal Injury No Return Date
Sergio Romero Knee Injury No Return Date

15. Newcastle United

Player name Reason Probable return
Martin Dubravka Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury 11/08/2018
Mohamed Diame Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury 11/08/2018
Florian Lejeune Knee Injury No Return Date

16. Southampton

Player name Reason Probable return
Cedric Soares Other 12/08/2018
Maya Yoshida Other 12/08/2018

17. Tottenham Hotspur

Player name Reason Probable return
Harry Kane Other 11/08/2018
Bamidele Alli Other 11/08/2018
Kieran Trippier Other 11/08/2018
Danny Rose Other 11/08/2018
Mousa Dembele Other 11/08/2018
Hugo Lloris Other 11/08/2018
Jan Vertonghen Other 11/08/2018
Toby Alderweireld Other 11/08/2018
Eric Dier Other 11/08/2018
Moussa Sissoko Thigh Injury 11/08/2018
Erik Lamela Other 11/08/2018
Harry Winks Ankle/Foot Injury No Return Date
Juan Marcos Foyth Thigh Injury No Return Date
Joshua Onomah Knee Injury No Return Date
Victor Wanyama Knee Injury No Return Date

18. Watford

Player name Reason Probable return
Nathaniel Chalobah Knee Injury 19/08/2018
Gerard Deulofeu Ankle/Foot Injury 11/08/2018
Abdoulaye Doucoure Other 11/08/2018
Younes Kaboul Ankle/Foot Injury No Return Date
Stefano Okaka Chuka Thigh Injury No Return Date
Tom Cleverley Calf/Shin/Heel Injury No Return Date

19. West Ham United

Player name Reason Probable return
Andriy Yarmolenko Groin/Hip/Pelvic Injury 12/08/2018
Jordan Hugill Knee Injury No Return Date
Andy Carroll Ankle/Foot Injury No Return Date
Winston Reid Knee Injury No Return Date
Manuel Lanzini Knee Injury No Return Date

20. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Full squad available

Other guidelines to follow:

Other Lack of match fitness
No return date Predicted date not yet revealed

 

Published: Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:46 PM IST

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