2022/23 Premier League Press Conferences – GW18

ARSENAL

 

RULED OUT: Gabriel Jesus (knee), Reiss Nelson (muscle)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Emile Smith Rowe (groin)

 

AVAILABLE: Takehiro Tomiyasu (hamstring),

 

ASTON VILLA

 

RULED OUT: Diego Carlos (Achilles), Jacob Ramsey (hamstring)

 

AVAILABLE: Emiliano Martinez (international duty)

 

“He is going to be available physically, and his mentality we are going to check. Hopefully, he will be coming 100% focused for Villa. We have to try and use him again to try and be positive – using his energy and mentality to help us.” – Unai Emery on Emiliano Martinez

 

BOURNEMOUTH

 

RULED OUT: Neto (hamstring), David Brooks (hamstring)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Marcus Tavernier (hamstring), Chris Mepham (illness), Ryan Fredericks (unknown), Junior Stanislas (unknown)

 

BRENTFORD

 

RULED OUT: Kristoffer Ajer (knee), Aaron Hickey (ankle), Shandon Baptiste (muscle), Frank Onyeka (hamstring)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Thomas Strakosha (ankle)

 

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

 

RULED OUT: Moises Caicedo (suspension), Alexis Mac Allister (international duty), Adam Webster (knock), Danny Welbeck (knock), Jakub Moder (knee)

 

CHELSEA

 

RULED OUT: Reece James (knee), Ben Chilwell (hamstring), Wesley Fofana (knee), N’Golo Kante (hamstring), Edouard Mendy (knock), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (calf), Armando Broja (knee)

 

AVAILABLE: Mateo Kovacic (international duty), Hakim Ziyech (international duty)

 

“We’re not sure. He has a problem with a bone that he picked up at the World Cup and needed a little bit of time.” – Graham Potter on Edouard Mendy

 

CRYSTAL PALACE

 

RULED OUT: Tyrick Mitchell (suspension), James Tomkins (suspension), James McArthur (groin), Sam Johnstone (back), Nathan Ferguson (match fitness)

 

AVAILABLE: Marc Guehi (back from suspension)

 

EVERTON

 

RULED OUT: Andros Townsend (knee), James Garner (back)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Yerry Mina (hamstring)

 

AVAILABLE: Dominic Calvert-Lewin (match fitness), Conor Coady (was unable to face parent club)

 

“Having Dominic [Calvert-Lewin] back in the fold is great for us. We’ve got a few people that are slightly unwell, so we’ve got a few checks on that.” – Frank Lampard

 

FULHAM

 

RULED OUT: Neeskens Kebano (Achilles), Manor Solomon (knee), Layvin Kurzawa (muscle)

 

He is ready. I’m not saying he’s 100% fit, but he’s getting better. – Marco Silva on Aleksandar Mitrovic

 

LEEDS UNITED

 

RULED OUT: Luis Sinisterra (foot), Stuart Dallas (leg), Archie Gray (ankle), Patrick Bamford (groin)

 

AVAILABLE: Tyler Adams (back from suspension)

 

LEICESTER CITY

 

RULED OUT: James Justin (Achilles), Ricardo Pereira (Achilles), Jonny Evans (calf), Ryan Bertrand (knee), James Maddison (knee), Dennis Praet (rib)

 

LIVERPOOL

 

RULED OUT: Diogo Jota (calf), Luis Diaz (knee), Roberto Firmino (knock), James Milner (hamstring), Arthur Melo (muscle), Curtis Jones (match fitness)

 

AVAILABLE: Ibrahima Konate (international duty)

 

“All good for the moment, no new injury problems after the game. Not that a lot will come back for the game apart from Ibou [Konate], who has now trained with us. He will be available now as well.” – Jurgen Klopp

 

MANCHESTER CITY

 

RULED OUT: Ruben Dias (hamstring), Julian Alvarez (international duty)

 

“He will come back soon, yeah. After New Year’s Eve, he will be here.” – Pep Guardiola on Julian Alvarez

 

MANCHESTER UNITED

 

RULED OUT: Jadon Sancho (fitness)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Diogo Dalot (hamstring), Scott McTominay (illness), Victor Lindelof (illness)

 

AVAILABLE: Lisandro Martinez (international duty)

 

NEWCASTLE UNITED

 

RULED OUT: Alexander Isak (thigh), Jonjo Shelvey (calf), Emil Krafth (knee), Paul Dummett (calf)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Callum Wilson (illness)

 

“Callum [Wilson] has improved. He trained with us yesterday so he’s in a better place. We’ll see how he gets through today. – Eddie Howe

 

NOTTINGHAM FOREST

 

RULED OUT: Gustavo Scarpa (ineligible until 1st January), Giulian Biancone (knee), Omar Richards (leg), Moussa Niakhate (thigh), Cheikhou Kouyate (thigh)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Morgan Gibbs-White (knock), Jesse Lingard (hamstring)

 

AVAILABLE: Dean Henderson (was unable to face parent club)

 

“We’re still waiting for that to settle down, in terms of the exact damage, if any at all.” – Steve Cooper on Jesse Lingard

 

SOUTHAMPTON

 

RULED OUT: Tino Livramento (knee), Juan Larios (muscle)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Armel Bella-Kotchap (knock), Romeo Lavia (muscle), Theo Walcott (calf)

 

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

 

RULED OUT: Richarlison (hamstring), Rodrigo Bentancur (groin), Lucas Moura (tendon)

 

AVAILABLE: Hugo Lloris (international duty), Cristian Romero (international duty)

 

WEST HAM UNITED

 

RULED OUT: Maxwel Cornet (calf), Kurt Zouma (knee)

 

MIGHT PLAY: Gianluca Scamacca (ankle), Nayef Aguerd (illness)

 

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

 

RULED OUT: Pedro Neto (ankle), Sasa Kalajdzic (knee), Chiquinho (knee)

 

AVAILABLE: Jonny (hamstring), Boubacar Traore (knock)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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