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Week 22 Injuries & Suspensions: Outs, Doubts, Ins & Wins

It'll be an abbreviated run-through of the injuries and suspensions from me this week as I've just finished an exceptionally busy week at my 9-5, but all the relevant absences will be covered. For a more in-depth analysis of how long players will be out and the extent of their injuries, be sure to check out Neal's article on Rotoworld or the very thorough FFScout.

The big man is back and facing his old club. Is that enough to entice you to include him in your team?
The big man is back and facing his old club. Is that enough to entice you to include him in your team?
Michael Steele

For those of you who aren't familiar with this system, here's a quick breakdown of how it works:

Out: Fantasy-relevant players who have been confirmed out for the week, either through injury or suspension

Doubt: Players facing the dreaded late fitness test, rotation concerns and those who are out of form/favor

In: The likeliest replacements for the Outs & Doubts

Win: Fantasy player to watch / my hunch pick of the week



Out: Theo Walcott, Aaron Ramsey,Thomas Vermaelen, Nicklas Bendtner, Mikel Arteta

Doubt: Nacho Monreal, Tomas Rosicky, Serge Gnabry (rotation), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (rotation)

In: Kieran Gibbs, Mathieu Flamini

Win: Santi Cazorla


Aston Villa

Out: Libor Kozak, Nathan Baker

Doubt: Antonio Luna (rotation)

In: Ciaran Clark, Ryan Bertrand

Win: Christian Benteke


Cardiff City

Out: N/A

Doubt: Jordon Mutch, Andrew Taylor, Ben Turner (rotation)

In: Magnus Eikrem, Mark Hudson, Declan John

Win: Stephen Caulker (hunch)



Out: Branislav Ivanovic

Doubt: Frank Lampard, David Luiz (rotation)

In: Ashley Cole, John Obi Mikel

Win: Fernando Torres (hunch)


Crystal Palace

Out: Cameron Jerome (ineligible), Kagisho Dikgacoi

Doubt: Yannick Bolasie

In: Dwight Gayle, Barry Bannan

Win: Joel Ward



Out: Gerard Deulofeu, Ross Barkley, Antolin Alcaraz

Doubt: Aiden McGeady (match fitness)

In: Leon Osman

Win: Kevin Mirallas



Out: Bryan Ruiz (loaned)

Doubt: Fernando Amorebieta, Adel Taarabt (rotation)

In: Philippe Senderos

Win: Scott Parker


Hull City

Out: Robbie Brady, Paul McShane

Doubt: Yannick Sagbo (rotation), Danny Graham (rotation), George Boyd (rotation), Robert Koren (rotation)

In: Nikica Jelavic, Shane Long (possibly)

Win: Maynor Figueroa



Out: Daniel Agger, Jose Enrique, Jon Flanagan

Doubt: Kolo Toure (rotation), Raheem Sterling (rotation), Philippe Coutinho (rotation), Lucas (rotation)

In: Daniel Sturridge, Mamadou Sakho, Joe Allen

Win: Daniel Sturridge


Manchester City

Out: Samir Nasri, Stevan Jovetic

Doubt: Gael Clichy (rotation), Edin Dzeko (rotation), Sergio Aguero (match fitness)

In: Jesus Navas, Aleksandar Kolarov

Win: Alvaro Negredo


Manchester United

Out: Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie, Ashley Young, Luis Nani, Marouane Fellaini, Fabio (suspended)

Doubt: Patrice Evra, Phil Jones, Johnny Evans, Rio Ferdinand

In: Alexander Buttner, Shinji Kagawa

Win: Danny Welbeck



Out: Mathieu Debuchy (suspended), Fabricio Coloccini

Doubt: N/A

In: Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Steven Taylor

Win: Loic Remy


Norwich City

Out: Michael Turner

Doubt: Javier Garrido (rotation), Nathan Redmond (rotation), Anthony Pilkington (rotation)

In: Ryan Bennet, Jonas Gutierrez (possibly)

Win: Gary Hooper (hunch)



Out: Victor Wanyama, Pablo Osvaldo (suspended)

Doubt: Callum Chambers, Gaston Ramirez (rotation), Steven Davis (rotation)

In: Nathaniel Clyne

Win: Jay Rodriguez


Stoke City

Out: Asmir Begovic, Robert Huth

Doubt: Thomas Sorensen, Marko Arnautovic (rotation)

In: Jack Butland, Marc Wilson, Oussama Assaidi

Win: Ryan Shawcross (hunch)



Out: Conor Wickham (loaned), Ji Dong-Won (loaned)

Doubt: Sebastien Larsson (rotation), Emmanuele Giaccherini (rotation)

In: Adam Johnson, Ki Sung-Yueng

Win: Fabio Borini (hunch)


Swansea City

Out: Jose Canas, Jonathan De Guzman, Michu

Doubt: Michel Vorm, Nathan Dyer, Pablo Hernandez

In: Alex Pozuelo, Jordi Amat

Win: Wilfried Bony


Tottenham Hotspur

Out: Jan Vertonghen, Paulinho

Doubt: Kyle Walker, Erik Lamela, Sandro

In: Kyle Naughton, Nabil Bentaleb

Win: Christian Eriksen


West Bromwich Albion

Out: Billy Jones

Doubt: Stephane Sessegnon, Victor Anichebe

In: Steven Reid, Morgan Amalfitano

Win: Saido Berahino


West Ham United

Out: Kevin Nolan (suspended), James Tomkins (suspended), Winston Reid

Doubt: Guy Demel, James Collins, Joey O'Brien, Ravel Morrison (rotation), Carlton Cole (rotation)

In: Roger Johnson, Razvan Rat, Matt Taylor, Andy Carroll

Win: Andy Carroll (hunch)


How are your teams shaping up? I have to admit I haven't even had a proper look at mine yet, so it'll be a fairly hastily thrown together team for me this week. Good luck with your selections, everyone!