Premier League

Premier League injuries and suspensions: David Luiz an Arsenal doubt

Check out our regularly updated list tracking all of the latest unavailable players in England's top division.

 
6:28pm on Friday 7th May 2021
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Avoiding major injuries is always pivotal to the success or failure of sides in the Premier League, particularly with the packed fixture list teams are now negotiating.

Liverpool have seen their defence of the Premier League title heavily impacted by injury absences, but they are not the only team to have suffered with having players unavailable this season.

The latest news on injuries is rapidly changing, with supporters always eager to know when the top players will return for their team or how long they are out for.

Injury updates also have an impact for fans of the game playing Fantasy Football or with an interest in betting on the matches.

Who are the Premier League players missing, unavailable or banned at the moment as we move towards the final stages of the 2020/21 season?

See below for FootballCritic's regularly updated injuries and suspension list of all the players missing and unavailable for all 20 Premier League clubs.

Arsenal injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Martin OdegaardAnkle/foot injury23April
Pierre-Emerick AubameyangIllness29 April
David LuizKnee injury9 May
Granit XhakaMuscular tightnessNo estimated return

Aston Villa injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Morgan SansonKnee injury16 May
Jack GrealishCalf injury13 May
TrezeguetKnee injuryNo estimated return

Brighton injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Adam LallanaCalf/Shin/Heel injury15 May
Florin AndoneThigh injuryNo estimated return
Tariq LampteyHamstring injuryNo estimated return
Solomon MarchKnee injuryNo estimated return

Burnley injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Chris WoodThigh injury10 May
Dale StephensOther10 May
Kevin LongCalf/shin/heel injuryNo estimated return
Robbie BradyCalf/shin/heel injuryNo estimated return

Chelsea injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Mateo KovacicThigh injury12 May

Crystal Palace injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Wilfried ZahaGroin injury8 May
James TomkinsOther8 May
Connor WickhanOtherNo estimated return
James McArthurGroin/shin/heel injuryNo estimated return
Nathan FergusonOtherNo estimated return
Mamadou SakhoThigh injuryNo estimated return

Everton injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
James RodriguezCalf/Shin/Heel injury13 May
Abdoulaye DoucoureBroken footNo estimated return
Jean-Philippe GbaminKnee injuryNo estimated return

Fulham injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Ruben Loftus-CheekOther10 May
Harrison ReedOther10 May
Kenny TeteOtherNo estimated return
Terence KongoloKnee injuryNo estimated return
Tom CairneyKnee injuryNo estimated return

Leeds injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Kalvin PhillipsKnee injury8 May
RaphinhaThigh injury8 May
Liam CooperSuspended8 May
Adam ForshawOtherNo estimated return
Helder CostaLower back injuryNo estimated return

Leicester City injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Harvey BarnesKnee injuryNo estimated return
James JustinKnee injuryNo estimated return
Wes MorganLower back injuryNo estimated return

Liverpool injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Nathaniel PhillipsThigh injury8 May
Jordan HendersonGroin injury23 Mayl
Caoimhin KelleherAbdominal strainNo estimated return
Divock OrigiMuscular injuryNo estimated return
Joel MatipAnkle/foot injuryNo estimated return
Joe GomezKnee injuryNo estimated return
Virgil van DijkACL injuryNo estimated return

Manchester City injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
John StonesSuspension12 May

Manchester United injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Daniel JamesOtherNo estimated return
Phil JonesKnee injuryNo estimated return
Anthony MartialKnee injuryNo estimated return

Newcastle injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Fabian ScharSuspended23 May
Jamaal LascellesAnkle/foot injury23 May
Elliott AndersonHip injuryNo estimated return
Karl DarlowKnee injuryNo estimated return
Isaac HaydenKnee injuryNo estimated return
Ryan FraserGroin injuryNo estimated return

Sheffield United injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Ethan AmpaduGroin injury8 May
Oliver McBurnieFoot injuryNo estimated return
Billy SharpHip injuryNo estimated return
Jack RobinsonUnspecifiedNo estimated return
Jack O'ConnellKnee injuryNo estimated return

Southampton injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Takumi MinaminoOther11 May
Michael ObafemiUnspecified8 May
Danny IngsThigh injury11 May
Oriol RomeuAnkle/foot injury18 May
Ryan BertrandKnockNo estimated return
William SmallboneAnkle/foot injuryNo estimated return

Tottenham injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Ben DaviesCalf/shin/heel injuryNo estimated return

West Brom injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Robert SnodgrassOther9 May
Ainsley Maitland-NilesOther16 May
Branislav IvanovicOtherNo estimated return

West Ham injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Craig DawsonSuspension1 May
Mark NobleCalf injury9 May
Angelo OgbonnaThigh injury9 May
Declan RiceKnee injury15 May
Arthur MasuakuKnee injury15 May

Wolves injuries and suspensions

Unavailable players

PlayerInjury or banPossible return
Joao MoutinhoAnkle injury9 May
Rayan Ait MouiriOther9 May
Wily BolyOther16 May
Raul JimenezHead injury23 May
JonnyKnee injuryNo estimated return
Fernando MarcalGroin injuryNo estimated return
Pedro NetoKNee injuryNo estimated return

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