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Week 5 Outs, Doubts, Ins and Wins

There's plenty of injury news to update you on as we approach the deadline for Week 5 in the Barclays Premier League. Are all your starters ready to play?

Shaun Botterill

Here's a breakdown of what each of the categories below means:

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: Olivier Giroud, Mathieu Debuchy, Yaya Sanogo, Nacho Monreal

DoubtMikel Arteta (rotation), Mesut Ozil (form)

In: Callum Chambers, Mathieu Flamini, Santi Cazorla (maybe)

Win: Danny Welbeck


Aston Villa

Out: Christian Benteke

DoubtRon Vlaar

In: Nathan Baker

Win: Andreas Weimann



Out: Danny Ings, Matthew Taylor, Sam Vokes


In: Marvin Sordell

Win: Jason Shackell (hunch)



Out: N/A

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Diego Costa


Crystal Palace


Doubt: Marouane Chamakh, Martin Kelly (rotation), James McArthur (rotation)

In: Joe Ledley, Yannick Bolasie (maybe)




Out: Ross Barkley

Doubt: John Stones (rotation), Samuel Eto'o (rotation), Stephen Pienaar

In: Sylvain Distin (maybe)

Win: Kevin Mirallas


Hull City

Out: Hatem Ben Arfa (ineligible), Robert Snodgrass

Doubt: Abel Hernandez (match fitness), Stephen Quinn (rotation)

In: James Chester, Gaston Ramirez (maybe)

Win: Mohamed Diame (hunch)


Leicester City

Out: Nick Powell (ineligible), Matthew Upson

Doubt: Ben Hamer (rotation), Andy King (rotation)

In: Kasper Schmeichel, Esteban Cambiasso

Win: Leonardo Ulloa



Out: Joe Allen, Emre Can, Jon Flanagan, Glen Johnson, Daniel Sturridge

Doubt: Mamadou Sakho (rotation), Lazar Markovic (rotation)

In: Martin Skrtel, Raheem Sterling

Win: Alberto Moreno


Manchester City

Out: Stevan Jovetic, Fernando

Doubt: Edin Dzeko, Bacary Sagna (rotation)

In: Yaya Toure, Pablo Zabaleta

Win: Sergio Aguero


Manchester United

OutMichael Carrick, Marouane Fellaini, Phil Jones, Ashley Young

Doubt: Tyler Blackett (rotation), Juan Mata (rotation)

In: Radamel Falcao, Chris Smalling (maybe), Luke Shaw (maybe)

Win: Angel Di Maria



Out: Rolando Aarons, Papiss Cisse, Siem De Jong, Jonas Gutierrez, Davide Santon, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa

Doubt: Vurnon Anita (rotation), Massadio Haidara (rotation)

In: Cheikh Tiote, Paul Dummett

Win: Daryl Janmaat


Queens Park Rangers

Out: Adel Taarabt, Jack Robinson, Alejandro Faurlin

Doubt: Joey Barton, Jordon Mutch, Rob Green (rotation), Clint Hill (rotation), Matthew Phillips (rotation)

In: Armand Traore, Eduardo Vargas, Alex McCarthy (maybe)

Win: Mauricio Isla



Out: Artur Boruc, Sadio Mane (work permit), Jay Rodriguez

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Graziano Pelle


Stoke City

OutGeoff Cameron, Peter Odemwingie

Doubt: Marko Arnautovic, Jonathan Walters, Bojan (rotation)

In: Oussama Assaidi (maybe)

Win: Phil Bardsley



Out: Valentin Roberge

Doubt: Ricky Alvarez (rotation)

In: Will Buckley (maybe)

Win: Connor Wickham (hunch)


Swansea City

Out: Jordi Amat, Leon Britton, Jose Cañas

Doubt: Bafetimbi Gomis (rotation)

In: Wilfried Bony, Federico Fernandez

Win: Gylfi Sigurdsson


Tottenham Hotspur

Out: Kyle Walker

Doubt: Andros Townsend

In: N/A

Win: Eric Dier


West Bromwich Albion

Out: N/A

Doubt: Boaz Myhill (rotation), Craig Dawson (rotation)

In: Ben Foster, Gareth McAuley (maybe)

Win: Stephane Sessegnon (hunch)


West Ham United

Out: Andy Carroll, Kevin Nolan, Joey O'Brien, Matt Jarvis

Doubt: Guy Demel (rotation), Mauro Zarate (rotation)

In: Carl Jenkinson, Alex Song (maybe)

Win: Enner Valencia


Hopefully this information will help you as you work on finalizing your team this week. As always, good luck for a great score, and may all your players play the full 90!