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The most recent fantasy soccer injury updates from the Premier League.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic    F    Manchester United
Ibrahimovic will undergo surgery on his torn ACL in the United States in the coming weeks, ESPN FC reports.

Fantasy Analysis

It's unclear when exactly Ibrahimovic will undergo the procedure, but it's one that will surely force him to miss the early part of next season, and possibly most of it. He is out of contract at the end of this term, though Manchester United have an option for another season, an unlikely result given the severity of his injury.
Sam McQueen    M/D    Southampton
McQueen (groin) is not in the 18-man side to face Chelsea on Tuesday.

Fantasy Analysis

McQueen was doubtful for the match, though he was unlikely to get a start even if fully fit, so his absence shouldn't affect many fantasy decisions.
Paul Pogba    M    Manchester United
Pogba is questionable for Thursday's Manchester derby because of a muscular injury suffered last weekend against Burnley.

Fantasy Analysis

Pogba's absence would be a massive blow to the Manchester United attack, especially with Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee ligament injury. If Pogba is unable to play, Marouane Fellaini could take his spot in the starting XI.
Marten De Roon    M    Middlesbrough
De Roon (ankle) returned to training on Tuesday and could be available for Wednesday's match against Sunderland.

Fantasy Analysis

De Roon left last weekend's match against Bournemouth in the 37th minute due to the injury, but luckily for Boro isn't not serious enough to hold him out much longer.
Grant Leadbitter    M    Middlesbrough
Leadbitter (hamstring) returned to training on Tuesday and could be available for Wednesday's match against Sunderland.

Fantasy Analysis

Leadbitter was unable to play this past weekend due to the injury, but his return to training could allow him back into the starting XI after the quick layoff.
Victor Valdes    G    Middlesbrough
Valdes (ribs) has been ruled out for Wednesday's match against Sunderland.

Fantasy Analysis

Brad Guzan is expected to start again.
Cameron Carter-Vickers    D    Tottenham Hotspur
Carter-Vickers continues to progress in his recovery from a knee injury, but he may not be available for the rest of the season.

Fantasy Analysis

Carter-Vickers' absence hurts Spurs' depth, though he wasn't playing nearly enough to warrant much fantasy consideration.
Danny Rose    D    Tottenham Hotspur
Rose (knee) has started to train with the first team, but he will not be available for Wednesday's match against Crystal Palace.

Fantasy Analysis

Rose's pending return will be a nice boost to the Spurs back line, but Ben Davies is expected to continue starting at left-back until that happens.
James Tomkins    D    Crystal Palace
Tomkins could miss the rest of the season because of an ankle injury suffered on Sunday against Liverpool, according to manager Sam Allardyce.

Fantasy Analysis

Tomkins' absence is another tough blow to the Palace back line, though they'll have some cover with Mamadou Sakho back after being ineligible to face his parent club this past weekend.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain    M    Arsenal
Oxalde-Chamberlain is questionable to play on Wednesday against Leicester City because of a foot injury suffered during Sunday's FA Cup semi-final match against Manchester City.

Fantasy Analysis

Oxlade-Chamberlain was seen using crutches after the match, but manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday that it was mostly precautionary. Given the quick turnaround between matches, it wouldn't be surprising if Oxlade-Chamberlain was on the bench to face the Foxes.
Daniel Sturridge    F    Liverpool
Sturridge may miss the rest of the season with the recurrence of a hip problem, reports the Daily Mail.

Fantasy Analysis

The striker was expected to be part of the squad to face Crystal Palace last weekend, but was left out of the team. He is now doubtful for the remainder of the season, and has not completed a full match since January. Sturridge has three years remaining on his current contract.
Matt Targett    D    Southampton
Targett (hamstring) is expected to return to training this week.

Fantasy Analysis

Targett underwent surgery in mid-December, which ruled him out for multiple months. There's a good chance he could return by the end of the season, though hamstring injuries can be tricky. Ryan Bertrand and Cedric Soares are expected to start going forward.
Wes Morgan    D    Leicester City
Morgan will miss Wednesday's game against Arsenal with a groin injury.

Fantasy Analysis

The Jamaican center back has been ruled out by the manager, although it's unclear whether he will return for the weekend's match against WBA. There's no question Morgan's absence will be a big blow for Leicester, though, since he's the leader of the defensive line.
Islam Slimani    F    Leicester City
Slimani will miss Wednesday's game against Arsenal with a groin injury.

Fantasy Analysis

The talented forward has been dealing with this problem for the past few weeks, and he has been ruled out already for this week's game against the Gunners. His next chance to return will be during the weekend when the Foxes take on WBA away from home.
Charlie Austin    F    Southampton
Austin (shoulder) will return to training this week and will likely take part in a U-23 match before featuring in a first-team match.

Fantasy Analysis

Austin dislocated his shoulder back in December during a Europa League match. He will miss Tuesday's match with Chelsea but has a good chance of returning by the end of the season. His return could push Nathan Redmond or Sofiane Boufal for playing time.
Nampalys Mendy    M    Leicester City

Fantasy Analysis

Mendy will have to undergo surgery and rehab, so as a result the 24-year-old defensive midfielder will miss the start of the next season as well. Wilfred Ndidi and Andy King should both see an increasing on their minutes considering Mendy's absence.
Ben Mee    D    Burnley
Mee was subbed off at halftime with a bruised shin in Sunday's 2-0 loss to Manchester United.

Fantasy Analysis

Mee was replaced by James Tarkowski and Tarkowski could feature in the Clarets' starting XI if Mee is sidelined. The Clarets' next match is Saturday against Crystal Palace and the loss of Mee would be a crushing blow.
Andy Carroll    F    West Ham United
Carroll could be available for Saturday's match with Stoke City, West Ham Chairman, David Gold, reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Carroll was unable to play in Saturday's 0-0 draw with Everton. Jonathan Calleri made his Premier League debut in the match, while Diafra Sakho also received playing time with Carroll sidelined.
Dejan Lovren    D    Liverpool
Lovren suffered an undisclosed injury during Saturday's match with Crystal Palace.

Fantasy Analysis

Lovren was replaced by Trent Alexander-Arnold in the 78th minute of the match. He was able to walk off under his own power and will hope to return in time for the Watford match 1 May.
Loic Remy    F    Crystal Palace
Remy (calf) is not in the 18-man squad for Sunday's match with Liverpool.

Fantasy Analysis

Remy misses out once again due to injury. His return to full training is a great sign, though the Liverpool match comes too early. He could return to the side this week due to Palace's busy fixture list.
David Silva    M    Manchester City
Silva was subbed off because of a knock during Saturday's FA Cup semifinal with Arsenal.

Fantasy Analysis

Silva was replaced by Raheem Sterling in the 23rd minute of the match. The injury didn't appear to be serious as he was able to walk off under his own power. This injury puts his availability for Thursday's Manchester Derby in question.
Sam Vokes    F    Burnley
Vokes (hamstring) is not in the 18-man squad to face Manchester United on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Vokes wasn't guaranteed a spot in the starting XI even when fully fit, so while his absence hurts the Clarets' attacking depth, it shouldn't affect too many fantasy decisions. Andre Gray and Ashley Barnes will partner up front.
Scott Arfield    M    Burnley
Arfield (knee) is not in the 18-man squad to face Manchester United on Sunday.

Fantasy Analysis

Arfield was doubtful for the match because of the injury, so it's not overly surprising that he'll miss out. Joey Barton and Jeff Hendrick will line up in central midfield, with George Boyd and Robbie Brady on the wings.
Dan Gosling    M    AFC Bournemouth
Gosling limped off with an apparent injury in Saturday's 4-0 victory over Middlesbrough.

Fantasy Analysis

After recently recovering from a couple injuries the substitution may have been precautionary as the Cherries are dealing with a plethora of injuries in the midfield. Gosling was replaced by Lewis Cook and Cook will likely earn the starting role Saturday against Sunderland if Gosling is unable to perform.
Gaston Ramirez    F/M    Middlesbrough
Ramirez was sent off for a second yellow during Saturday's match with Bournemouth.

Fantasy Analysis

Ramirez harshly received a second yellow in the 19th minute of the match. The last thing Boro needed was to have one of their players sent off after going down 2-0 early in the match.
Leroy Fer    M    Swansea City
Fer subbed off with an undisclosed injury during Saturday's match with Stoke.

Fantasy Analysis

Fer was replaced by Ki Sung-Yueng in the 20th minute of the match. The extent of his injury isn't clear at this point but will be available after further medical evaluation.
Sofiane Feghouli    F/M    West Ham United
Feghouli is not in the 18-man match day squad for Saturday's match with Everton.

Fantasy Analysis

Feghouli has been left out of the side for an undisclosed reason. Jonathan Calleri will make his first Premier League start in place of Feghouli.
Robert Snodgrass    M    West Ham United
Snodgrass is not in the 18-man match day squad for Saturday's match with Everton.

Fantasy Analysis

Snodgrass was expected to be available heading into Saturday's match. Whether he's being rested or is dealing with an injury isn't clear. Manuel Lanzini will see a bump in free-kick duties with Snodgrass sidelined.
Martin Olsson    D    Swansea City
Olsson is not in the 18-man squad to face Stoke City on Saturday because of a minor hamstring injury.

Fantasy Analysis

Stephen Kingsley will get the start in his absence.
Jonathan Walters    F    Stoke City
Walters (knee) is not in the 18-man side to face Swansea City on Saturday.

Fantasy Analysis

Walters was expected to return to training on Friday after having fluid drained from his knee, but it was apparently not enough to get him back into the squad. Peter Crouch will partner with Saido Berahino at the head of the Potters' attack.
Marcos Rojo    D    Manchester United

Fantasy Analysis

Rojo is unlikely to feature in Sunday's match with Burnley based on the three-day turnaround. United have somewhat of a central defensive crisis right now with Phil Jones and Chris Smalling also sideline. Daley Blind could be asked to fill in at centre-back in Sunday's match at the very least.

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