It’s time to get your Dream Team in order as the Premier League returns this weekend for Game Week 11.
Your November transfers are ready and waiting to be used, so maybe it’s time to have a chop and change?
With that in mind, here’s some of the newest and most prominent injury concerns and doubts ahead of this weekend’s fixtures.
Virgil van Dijk’s trusted defensive partner could miss up to six weeks with a knee injury.
That’s bad news for a surprisingly large portion of you, as the Liverpool regular is a relatively popular player on Dream Team at the moment, which means hundreds of thousands of you will have to switch him for somebody else.
Boly’s absence is huge news for fantasy football fans, as the hard-tackling Wolves centre-back has more points than any other defender in the game right now and appears in over 10% of teams.
The club say he’s not expected to play again until at least the new year.
He’s not injured, but Arsenal boss Unai Emery has said he does not plan on giving Xhaka a run out in Saturday’s Premier League game against Wolves, after his gesture towards fans during the draw with Crystal Palace last time out.
The drama’s non-stop at Arsenal at the moment.
There’s bad news for Spurs fans, as their injury-plagued winger Lamela is set to miss another game due to injury.
The club have said the Argentinian is ‘undergoing treatment’ on a hamstring injury and will be unavailable to face Everton at the weekend.
Lamela also missed out on Spurs’ 2-1 loss away to Liverpool last Sunday.
Perhaps some good news for some of you?
Grealish missed Villa’s Carabao Cup victory over Wolves during the week with a calf injury, but he’s expected to be fit to face Liverpool this weekend.
Chelsea’s midfielder has missed their last three games with an ankle injury, but he’s been training with the team this week and could feature against Watford at the weekend – according to the club.
Mina might have to sit out of Everton’s clash with Spurs this weekend.
The Colombian was forced off during their Carabao Cup tie against Watford on Tuesday with a re-occurrence of a knee injury and he now faces a late fitness test.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp might be able to use Keita for their game at the weekend, which would come as a very welcome boost following Fabinho’s suspension.
Klopp was coy with the press on the subject though, saying: “Naby I don’t know yet [if he’s available], we will see…”
Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire & Victor Lindelof
There’s a host of injury concerns at Man United at the moment, with star midfielder Paul Pogba still out of the side.
But ahead of their early kick-off against Bournemouth this weekend, there’s a handful of first-team regulars facing late fitness tests.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday that it was “too early” to confirm whether Rashford, Maguire and Lindelof will be able to make the trip to the Vitality Stadium, after taking knocks in the Carabao Cup win over Chelsea on Wednesday.
Bertrand broke Dream Team’s most-unwanted record at the weekend, by having the worst-ever Game Week since the game started.
The Southampton left-back was sent off near the beginning of their 9-0 drubbing against Leicester and finished the evening with an eye-watering -11 points.
To add insult to injury, he’ll be suspended for the Saints’ daunting clash against Man City.
Rose picked up his fifth yellow card of the season in their defeat to Liverpool last time out – it now means he will be suspended for Sunday’s trip to Goodison Park.
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