We’ve got the early team and injury news for all 20 top-flight clubs ahead of the final Gameweek of the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) season.
It will be updated after the midweek Premier League matches on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the press conference round-up on Friday superseding it.
Kieran Tierney (knee) and Thomas Partey (thigh) look set to miss the rest of the season, while the injury-prone Takehiro Tomiyasu will need a muscle problem assessed after limping out of Monday’s damaging 2-0 defeat at Newcastle.
Rob Holding returns from suspension in Gameweek 38, however.
Kortney Hause (abdomen) remains on the sidelines for Aston Villa, who lost Ezri Konsa to a knee injury on Sunday; Steven Gerrard confirmed on Wednesday that he will be out for up to 16 weeks.
The Villa boss had previously said that he thinks Leon Bailey (ankle) will feature again before 2021/22 draws to a close, while Emi Martinez is hoping to be fit to face Burnley on Thursday despite reporting a “small issue”.
Saman Ghoddos (ankle), Ethan Pinnock (hamstring), Zanka (muscle) and Frank Onyeka (ankle) were all on the sidelines for the win over Everton but all bar Zanka of that contingent has a chance of recovering for Gameweek 38.
BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION
Jakub Moder (knee) is out for the season but Jeremy Sarmiento (hamstring) and Enock Mwepu (groin) could be in contention for the final day, having been back on the grass in the last week.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson (calf), Ashley Westwood (ankle) and Matej Vydra (knee) have season-ending injuries but James Tarkowski (hamstring) and Jay Rodriguez (hamstring) have a chance of recovering for Thursday’s match against Aston Villa. Ben Mee (knee) is slightly behind in his recovery.
Erik Pieters and Dale Stephens missed the narrow loss to Spurs as a precaution.
Callum Hudson-Odoi (Achilles/back) and Ben Chilwell (knee) are still out, while Kai Havertz (hamstring), Timo Werner (hamstring) and Andreas Christensen (unknown) all didn’t play a part in the FA Cup final, having either pulled out of the squad before the game or, in Werner’s case, aggravated a muscle problem while on substitute duty.
Werner and Christensen won’t be back for Thursday, while Havertz is still a “big question mark” after only just returning to team training in midweek.
Mateo Kovacic (ankle) is also unlikely to face Leicester.
Nathan Ferguson (muscle/match fitness) and Michael Olise (calf) won’t feature again this season, while James McArthur and James Tomkins won’t recover from unspecified issues in time to face Everton on Thursday.
Vicente Guaita was fit enough for a place among the substitutes against Villa after missing out in Gameweek 36.
Salomon Rondon (suspension), Andros Townsend (knee) and Nathan Patterson (ankle) are out for the season, while a Gameweek 38 appearance is probably the best that Yerry Mina (calf) and Fabian Delph (muscle) can hope for.
Donny van de Beek (groin), Ben Godfrey (thigh) and Michael Keane (illness) are all back in the squad, at least, while Jarrad Branthwaite will return on the final day after serving a one-game ban against Crystal Palace in midweek.
Crysencio Summerville (ankle), Stuart Dallas (leg), Adam Forshaw (knee) and Tyler Roberts (hamstring) are out for the season but Patrick Bamford (foot) could feature in Gameweek 38 after a recent return to training.
Luke Ayling and Daniel James will miss the run-in after being sent off in the last three matches, however.
Wilfred Ndidi (knee) and Ryan Bertrand (knee) remain out for the long term, while Hamza Choudhury (groin) probably won’t feature again in 2021/22.
Brendan Rodgers said ahead of the midweek clash with Chelsea that Youri Tielemans was a doubt after a clash of knees, while Ricardo Pereira‘s (hamstring) fitness will be assessed after a return to training.
Rodgers also confirmed that Kasper Schmeichel would start the final two matches of the season.
Nampalys Mendy was substituted because of illness in the 5-1 win over Watford but should be fine to return at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, while Jonny Evans was merely withdrawn because of fatigue.
Fabinho (thigh), Mohamed Salah (muscle) and Virgil van Dijk (groin) missed the trip to Southampton in midweek but Jurgen Klopp is hopeful that Salah and van Dijk can play a part in the Gameweek 38 clash with Wolves, whether that be from the start or as a substitute.
Kyle Walker (ankle), John Stones (muscle) and Ruben Dias (muscle) are all out for the season but Aymeric Laporte (knock) and Fernandinho (muscle) returned from injury – if looking somewhat half-fit – in the two-all draw with West Ham on Sunday.
Pep Guardiola explained recently that Nathan Ake, an unused substitute in east London, was playing through an ankle niggle of late and isn’t fully fit himself.
Last we heard from Ralf Rangnick nearly a fortnight ago, Paul Pogba (calf), Luke Shaw (leg) and Jadon Sancho (tonsillitis) were facing a fight to be fit before the end of the season.
Sancho and Shaw have since been spotted in training alongside Marcus Rashford (bronchitis) and Eric Bailly (back), who had missed the 4-0 defeat at Brighton.
Chris Wood (hip) and Javier Manquillo (chickenpox) missed Monday’s win over Arsenal but Eddie Howe is hopeful of having the former back for the trip to Burnley this weekend.
Fabian Schar was substituted with a head injury in that victory over the Gunners.
The seasons of Jonjo Shelvey (calf) and Joe Willock (knee) are over.
Ozan Kabak (hamstring), Adam Idah (ankle/knee), Andrew Omobamidele (back), Christoph Zimmermann (hip), Kenny McLean (toe) and Josh Sargent (ankle) are all likely to be out for the season, while Mathias Normann – who had only just returned from a thigh injury on Sunday – and Billy Gilmour picked up ankle knocks in the draw with Wolves.
Tino Livramento (knee) is out for the rest of 2022, while Romain Perraud will now be sidelined for up to six weeks with a leg fracture.
Fraser Forster (back) missed Tuesday’s clash with Liverpool, meanwhile, with his manager unsure as to whether he’ll be back for Gameweek 38.
Dejan Kulusevski was only a substitute in Sunday’s win over Burnley, with Antonio Conte revealing after full-time that the Swede had been one of four players affected by a stomach bug in the run-up to Gameweek 37.
Matt Doherty (knee), Oliver Skipp (groin), Sergio Reguilon (hamstring), Sergio Romero (hip) and Japhet Tanganga (knee) are all out until the end of the season.
The campaigns of Imrân Louza (knee) and Juraj Kucka (knee) are definitely over, while Roy Hodgson has recently cast doubt over whether Emmanuel Dennis (knee) and Ismaila Sarr (knee) will feature again this season, meanwhile.
Cucho Hernandez (hamstring) was back on the grass ahead of the relegation-confirming loss at Selhurst Park but hasn’t featured in action since, while news is awaited on the groin tweak that forced Samir out of the line-up against Leicester.
Joshua King (illness), Nicolas Nkoulou (groin), Kiko Femenia (illness) and Tom Cleverley (ribs) are possibilities to feature in Gameweek 38.
WEST HAM UNITED
Angelo Ogbonna (knee) and Said Benrahma (ankle) were the only West Ham players missing in Gameweek 37, with the latter at least back doing some light jogging.
Max Kilman (muscle) and Nelson Semedo (hamstring) are out until August but there has been no word about the recovery of Romain Saiss (knock), who is set to leave Wolves at the end of this season.
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