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Week 29 EPL Outs, Doubts, Ins & Wins

A brief rundown of all the Premier League injury and suspension news to help you field 11 starters ahead of the fantasy deadline. Let's take a look around the league!

That'll be 1 extra match for me, right?
That'll be 1 extra match for me, right?
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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/favor

In: The likeliest replacements for the Outs & Doubts

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



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

Doubt: Tomas Rosicky, Kieran Gibbs (rotation)

In: Nacho Monreal, Theo Walcott (maybe), Danny Welbeck (maybe)

Win: Santi Cazorla


Aston Villa

Out: Jack Grealish, Alan Hutton (both suspended), Nathan Baker, Aly Cissokho

Doubt: Ron Vlaar, Christian Benteke, Philippe Senderos

In: Matthew Lowton, Leandro Bacuna, Charles N'Zogbia (maybe)

Win: Gabby Agbonlahor



Out: Dean Marney, Matt Taylor, Kevin Long

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Kieran Trippier



Out: John Obi Mikel

Doubt: Cesar Azpilicueta, Willian, Gary Cahill, Ramires (all rotation)

In: Nemanja Matic, Juan Cuadrado (maybe), Filipe Luis (maybe)

Win: Eden Hazard


Crystal Palace

Out: Mile Jedinak (suspended), Frazier Campbell, Jordon Mutch

Doubt: Marouane Chamakh, Lee Chung-Yong, Yaya Sanogo, Dwight Gayle (rotation)

In: Glenn Murray, Wilfried Zaha (maybe), Joe Ledley (maybe)

Win: Joel Ward (hunch)



Out: Gareth Barry (suspended), Bryan Oviedo, Aiden McGeady, Christian Atsu, Stephen Pienaar

Doubt: Leighton Baines, John Stones

In: Luke Garbutt, Antolin Alcaraz (maybe), Darron Gibson

Win: Tim Howard


Hull City

Out: Robbie Brady, James Chester, Mohamed Diame, Robert Snodgrass

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Dame N'Doye


Leicester City

Out: Dean Hammond, Anthony Knockaert, Liam Moore, Chris Wood

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Jeffrey Schlupp



Out: Lucas Leiva, Jordon Ibe, Jon Flanagan

Doubt: Martin Skrtel, Joe Allen, Adam Lallana (rotation)

In: Steven Gerrard, Mamadou Sakho (maybe), Lazar Markovic (maybe)

Win: Daniel Sturridge


Manchester City

Out: N/A

Doubt: Bacary Sagna, Aleksandar Kolarov, Martin Demichelis (all rotation)

In: Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta, Vincent Kompany, Wilfried Bony (maybe)

Win: Sergio Aguero


Manchester United

Out: Jonny Evans, Angel Di Maria (both suspended), Robin van Persie

Doubt: Ashley Young, Luke Shaw

In: Adnan Januzaj, Ander Herrera (maybe)

Win: Wayne Rooney



Out: Papiss Cisse (suspended), Paul Dummett, Cheikh Tiote, Rolando Aarons

Doubt: Massadio Haidara, Mehdi Abeid (rotation), Gabriel Obertan (rotation)

In: Ryan Taylor, Jack Colback, Remy Cabella (maybe)

Win: Daryl Janmaat (hunch)


Queens Park Rangers

Out: Joey Barton (suspended), Richard Dunne, Leroy Fer

Doubt: Adel Taarabt, Darnell Furlong, Eduardo Vargas

In: Mauricio Isla, Niko Kranjcar (maybe)

Win: Steven Caulker



Out: Jay Rodriguez, Jos Hooiveld

Doubt: Maya Yoshida, Filip Djuricic, Graziano Pelle (all rotation)

In: Toby Alderweireld, Dusan Tadic, Shane Long (maybe)

Win: Ryan Bertrand (hunch)


Stoke City

Out: Stephen Ireland, Bojan Krkic

Doubt: Phillip Wollscheid, Ryan Shawcross, Peter Crouch (rotation)

In: Geoff Cameron (maybe), Jonathan Walters

Win: Victor Moses



Out: Lee Cattermole, Adam Johnson (both suspended), Emmanuele Giaccherini

Doubt: Will Buckley, Jack Rodwell (rotation)

In: Ricky Alvarez, Jordi Gomez

Win: Patrick van Aanholt


Swansea City

Out: Kyle Bartley

Doubt: Leon Britton (rotation), Nathan Dyer (selection)

In: Jack Cork

Win: Jonjo Shelvey (hunch)


Tottenham Hotspur

Out: N/A

Doubt: Ben Davies (rotation)

In: Danny Rose

Win: Harry Kane


West Bromwich Albion

Out: Claudio Yacob (suspended), Graham Dorrans, Callum McManaman

Doubt: Victor Anichebe, Brown Ideye, Saido Berahino

In: Craig Gardner, Stephane Sessegnon (maybe)

Win: Chris Brunt (hunch)


West Ham United

Out: Andy Carroll, Winston Reid, Carl Jenkinson

Doubt: James Tomkins, Enner Valencia

In: Joey O'Brien, Kevin Nolan, Nene, Alex Song

Win: Stewart Downing


As you can see, there are a lot of players suspended this week, whether it's due to yellow card accumulation, red cards or retroactive bans. In addition to the high number of injured and fatigued players, this should afford a number of low-cost options the chance to start, and I'm banking on a few of those options with my current team:

Cresswell, Zouma, Moreno
Hazard, Puncheon, Walcott, Cuadrado
Sturridge, Kane, Aguero

Bench: Sinclair, Upson, Okore, Schwarzer

I'm not sure if I'll stick with this team with doubts over Walcott and Cuadrado starting, but I have decent enough bench coverage that I may just risk it. I think all 4 members of my bench (combined cost: 4.01) will start, so even if Courtois and Zouma are also missing I think I'll still be fielding a full 11. Unless any definitive news comes out stating players will miss out, this is likely how my team will stay.

How is your team coming together? Do you need to make any last-minute alterations due to the news above?