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Fantasy Premier League: Injuries/Suspensions - Week 38

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Our final kick off looms for the 2015-2016 Premier League season and what a season it has been. The finale of the Premier League often sees managers blood young players and give them valuable experience on the pitch. With the title race and relegation battle already over, make sure to check out our Inj/Sus news to see if your team selections are likely to play or not. Let's discuss!

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A look at which players may be missing from your potential fantasy line-ups due to suspension, injury or rotation and returning players who may make an impact.

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

Doubt: Players facing the dreaded 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

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Arsenal

Out: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Danny Welbeck,

Doubt: N/A

In: Mesut Ozil

Win: Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal still have the opportunity to leap over main rival Spurs in second should they beat Aston Villa and Newcastle wins at home. This gives Sanchez and co all the more reason to finish the season strongly. Leading captain pick for those also on the Official format.

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Aston Villa

Out: Amavi (knee, unknown)

Doubt: Clark, Richardson, Gestede, Hutton, Veretout

In: N/A

Win: Jordan Ayew

The lone bright spark in the mire of a club long since been relegated. Not many are looking for options here with only pride on the line for the last match against Arsenal. Could be a long match for the Villains.

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AFC Bournemouth

Out: Mings, Smith, Distin

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Callum Wilson

After a bright start, Callum Wilson suffered what looked like a season ending injury. But the Cherries striker is back and with safety secured, could relish their chances of doing the double over Manchester United on Sunday.

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Chelsea

Out: Rémy, Zouma, Diego Costa, John Terry (suspended)

Doubt: Ivanovic, Willian

In: N/A

Win: Eden Hazard

Well the former PFA Player of the Year has finally decided to show up. Four goals in four matches sees the Belgian in fine form heading into the Blue's final home match against newly crowned Champions Leicester City.

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Crystal Palace

Out: Hangeland, Appiah, Anderson, Chamakh, Wilfred Zaha, Ledley

Doubt: N/A

In: Jordan Mutch, Sako, Lee

Win: Dwight Gayle

Crystal Palace will have one eye firmly on their FA Cup Final match against Manchester United and thus Pardew will have to make a tough decision on rotation. But Gayle's double last week should at least afford the striker another start.

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Everton

Out: Browning, McGeady, Garbutt

Doubt: Deulofeu, Galloway, Hibbert, Coleman, Jagielka

In: Tim Howard

Win: Tim Howard

Not must to like from this poor Everton side, however, Timmy will be given a final fair well in front of the Goodison faithful. Fine athlete and fantastic representation of Americans playing the beautiful game.

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Leicester City

Out: Robert Huth (suspended)

Doubt: N/A

In: Danny Drinkwater

Win: Jamie Vardy

What could add to the achievement of winning the Premier League title? How about the Golden Boot, and this man will be hungry for it sitting on 24 goals, just 1 behind Harry Kane.

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Liverpool

Out: Gomez

Doubt: Henderson, Danny Ings, Origi, Ward

In: Wholesale changes

Win: Seyi Ojo

Jurgen Klopp's side will continue his trend of rotation for the much bigger prize of the Europa League final on May 18th. Expect major changes with all the big names afford a rest or severely reduced minutes. Seyi Ojo however, has benefited from this opportunity and supplied the brilliant cross for Benteke's equalizer against Chelsea.

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Manchester City

Out: Zabaleta, Silva

Doubt: Kolarov

In: Inheanacho, Yaya Toure

Win: Sergio Aguero

Only one winner here, simply must win match and I expect Aguero to be firing for the Golden Boot, tied for second with Jamie Vardy on 24 goals.

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Manchester United

Out: Shaw, Schweinsteiger, Darmian

Doubt: Ashley Young

In: Marcus Rashford

Win: Anthony Martial

Recovered from a knock to score twice against West Ham, Martial has been one of the few sparks for United's offense this season. With the far but still possible chance of getting 4th from City, the young striker will need to continue even with an FA Cup Final coming shortly after.

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Newcastle

Out: Elliot, Haïdara, Krul, Coloccini

Doubt: Gouffran

In: N/A

Win: Andros Townsend

Well it was probably the hire that came too late as Rafa could do nothing to prevent Newcastle's relegation despite turning their performances around. Townsend has been persistent if not unlucky in his efforts to wrest the club from the drop.

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Norwich City

Out: Klose, Tettey, Wisdom

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Nathan Redmond

With a goal and two assists against Watford, Redmond comes into the final match for the Canaries on the shop window. Surely he is too talented for another Championship campaign?

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Southampton

Out: Clasie

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Dusan Tadic

Saido Mane may have scored 3 goals against Manchester City, Dusan Tadic has been spectacularly consistent with 2 goals and 6 assists in his last 4 matches. Both should have plenty of opportunity against a slightly weakened Palace side.

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Stoke City

Out: Butland, Afellay, Given

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Marko Arnautović

The Austrian is crucial to his side earning three points against West Ham and sending Stoke City's season off on a high.

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Sunderland

Out: N/A

Doubt: N/A

In: N/A

Win: Jermain Defoe

What better way to celebrate survival than with a send off win. Defoe has more than proven himself to be one of the main reasons the Black Cats will fight another day in the Premier League.

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Swansea City

Out: Fabianski, Ki, Paloshi, Sigurdsson, Taylor, Williams

Doubt: Montero

In: Fer, Barrow, Kingsley

Win: Andre Ayew

Back to the form he showed at the beginning of the season and could be dangerous against City.

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Tottenham Hotspur

Out: Bentaleb, Alli, Dembele

Doubt: N/A

In: Son

Win: Harry Kane

Leading the Golden Boot race and facing Newcastle, nuff said.

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Watford FC

Out: Capoue

Doubt: Ekstrand

In: Nathan Ake

Win: Troy Deeney

Having a flourish to the season's end and looking good for another strong showing at home to Sunderland.

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West Bromwich Albion

Out: Lindegaard, Brunt

Doubt: Evans, Fletcher, Morisson, Sessegnon

In: Leko

Win: Saido Berahino

This could be his last match for the Baggies as we enter the transfer window.

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West Ham United

Out: Dimitri Payet

Doubt:N/A

In: N/A

Win: Dimitri Payet

With no realistic way to over haul such a large goal difference of City for 4th, West Ham are fighting to end their season on a high. Rightly so, West Ham look like a team ready to challenge again next season.

As stated below it seems Payet has not been included in the travelling squad for the match with Stoke City.

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Cheers!

Kellz