Premier League Injury News – Gameweek 26
Crystal Palace vs Middlesbrough – Sat 25th Feb – 15:00
Scott Dann, Bakary Sako, Steve Mandanda, and Jonathan Benteke are all major doubts for this clash, whilst long term casualties Connor Wickham and Pape Souare remain on the sidelines for Crystal Palace.
Antonio Barragan is still struggling with a hamstring injury but is hoping to shake it off in time to play on Saturday, whilst George Friend is expected to make a comeback after his calf injury.
Everton vs Sunderland – Sat 25th Feb – 15:00
Everton are expecting an influx of players to return to full fitness this week as Aaron Lennon, James McCarthy, Romelu Lukaku, and Kevin Mirallas all shake off niggles to play. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Muhamed Besic are major doubts though, whilst Yannick Bolasie won’t be back until next January.
Jack Rodwell and Jordan Pickford are doubtful for this clash, whilst Victor Anichebe, Jan Kirchhoff, Duncan Watmore, Patrick McNair, and Lee Cattermole all remain sidelined after long injury layoffs already.
West Brom vs Bournemouth – Sat 25th Feb – 15:00
West Brom are hoping that Brendan Galloway can shake off a knock, but it’s looking unlikely at the moment. Other than that The Baggies are free from injuries.
Star striker Callum Wilson is expected to be out for the season after suffering another ACL injury, whilst Simon Francis and Adam Federici are both major doubts for Bournemouth as well.
Hull vs Burnley – Sat 25th Feb – 15:00
Hull are expecting a host of absentees on Saturday, with Michael Dawson, Abel Hernandez, Curtis Davies, Markus Henriksen, Greg Luer, and Brian Lenihan all major doubts. Moses Odubajo, Will Keane, and Ryan Mason all remain long term injury layoffs.
Joann Gudmunsson is a slight doubt for Burnley but could make a comeback from his ankle injury, but Steven Defour is less likely to take part and both Dean Marney and Kevin Long are definitely sidelined.
Chelsea vs Swansea – Sat 25th Feb – 15:00
Thibaut Courtois is a slight doubt for Chelsea with a bout of gastroenteritis, but other than that Chelsea are fully fit.
Leon Britton is hoping to be back for Swansea on Saturday, but Nathan Dyer, Ki Sung-Yeung, and Jefferson Montero are all likely to miss out.
Tottenham vs Stoke – Sun 26th Feb – 13:30
Danny Rose will miss out again with his MCL knee injury, and whilst Erik Lamela is back in light training he’s not expected to be fit for this one.
Xherdan Shaqiri and Geoff Cameron should be fit to play for Stoke on Sunday, but Phil Bardsley, Jon Walters, Jack Butland, and Stephen Ireland are all expected to be sidelined.
Leicester vs Liverpool – Mon 27th Feb – 20:00
Islam Slimani and Leonardo Ulloa are slight doubts for the Premier League champions, but Molla Wague is a major doubt after dislocating his shoulder.
Daniel Sturridge is hoping to recover from illness in time to play for Liverpool, whilst Lucas Leiva is a slight doubt too. Dejan Lovren, Ovie Ejaria, and Marko Grujic are likely to miss out, and long term absentees Adam Bogdan and Danny Ings remain out.
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