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Week 24: Outs, Doubts, Ins and Wins

Derby day's are drama all the way but good old Arsene Wenger has stirred the pot early suggesting start man Alexis Sanchez could yet play a part. Lets take a look at who else is missing in action heading into week 24.

Will he or won't he start?
Will he or won't he start?
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Below is a breakdown of what each of the categories 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/favour

In: The likeliest replacements for the Outs & Doubts

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



Out: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mathieu Debuchy, Jack Wilshere

Doubt: Alexis Sanchez, Danny Welbeck

In: Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott

Win:  Santi Cazorla


Aston Villa

Out: Philippe Senderos

Doubt: Ron Vlaar, Joe Cole,

In: Nathan Baker, Carles Gil, Scott Sinclair

Win: Jores Okore if you have him at 1m



Out: Matthew Taylor, Stephen Ward, Kevin Long

Doubt:  N/A

In: N/A

Win: Danny Ings



Out: Diego Costa, (3-match ban), Petr Cech (rotation),

Doubt: Kurt Zouma, Filipe Luis (both rotation), Cesc Fabregas.

In: Didier Drogba,  Loic remy, Gary Cahill (maybe)

Win: Eden Hazard


Crystal Palace

Out: Mile Jedinak, Yannick Bolasie,

Doubt: Shola Ameobi, Marouane Chamakh

In: Wilfried Zaha or Jordon Mutch

Win: Yaya Sanogo



Out: Tim Howard, Leon Osman, Stephen Pienaar

Doubt: James McCarthy, Silvain Distin, Darron Gibson

In: Ross Barkley or Aiden McGeady

Win: Leighton Baines


Hull City

Out: Mohamed Diame, James Chester, Liam Rosenior, Robert Snodgrass

Doubt: Robbie Brady, Alex Bruce, Gaston Ramirez, Andrew Robertson

In: Sone Aluko, Maynor Figueroa

Win:  Michael Dawson who may need to make many PI, TW and BS


Out: Kasper Schmeichel, Robert Huth


In: Andrej Kramaric, Marc Albrighton

Win:  Riyad Mahrez



Out: Jon Flanagan, Brad Jones, Kolo Toure (international duty)

Doubt:   Markovic

In:  Daniel Sturridge

Win: Raheem Sterling


Manchester City

Out: Wilfried Bony, Yaya Toure (both international duty)

Doubt: Eliaquim Mangala, Samir Nasri

In: James Milner,

Win: Sergio Aguero


Manchester United

Out: Michael Carrick.

Doubt: Jonny Evans, Chris Smalling

In: Robin Van Persie, Wayne Rooney.

Win:  Angle Di Maria (just because we are dropping him)


Newcastle United

Out: Paul Dummett, Siem De Jong, Rolando Aarons

Doubt: Papiss Cisse,

In: N/A

Win: Remy Cabella


Queens Park Rangers

Out: Sandro, Adel Taarabt, Armand Traore, Harry Redknapp

Doubt: Stephen Caulker / Nedum Onuoha (rotation)

In: Yun Suk-Young

Win: Charlie Austin



Out: Toby Alderweireld, Shane Long,

Doubt: Emmanuel Mayuka, Florin Gardos (rotation)

In: Sadio Mane (maybe) Morgan Schneiderlin, Victor Wanyama

Win: Sadio Mane, my hunch tip of the week.


Stoke City

Out: Bojan Krkic, Erik Pieters, Peter Odemwingie, Ryan Shawcross

Doubt: Mame Biram Diouf, Johnathan Walters

In: Marc Muniesa,

Win: Victor Moses



Out: Lee Cattermole, Valentin Roberge, Connor Wickham

Doubt: Jack Rodwell (selection),

In: Steven Fletcher

Win: Jermain Defoe


Swansea City

Out: Gylfi Sigurdsson (suspended), Wayne Routledge

Doubt: Leon Britton, Ki Sung-Yueng (just back from international duty),

In: Nelson Oliveira, Federico Fernandez, Jefferson Montero

Win: Bafetimbi Gomis


Tottenham Hotspur

Out: N/A

Doubt: Moussa Dembele (rotation)

In: Ryan Mason, Emmanuel Adebayor (maybe), Erik Lamela (maybe)

Win: Harry Kane , you lucky people with him at 9m


West Bromwich Albion

Out: Youssuf Mulumbu (international duty), Sylvestre Varela

Doubt: Jonas Olsson, Chris Baird (rotation)

In: Callum McManaman

Win: Saido Berahino


West Ham United

Out: Modibo Maiga

Doubt: James Collins, Carl Jenkinson, Joey O'Brien, Alex Song, Cheikhou Kouyate, Winston Reid, James Tomkins

In: Diafra Sakho

Win: Aaron Cresswell

So the big news is the mind games Arsene Wenger is playing spurs fans over the availability of star man Alexis Sanchez.  Those of you holding him may wish to risk the start based on this but it seems crazy to risk your best player with the Champions League games so close.

Do you think Sanchez starts?