2022/23 Premier League Press Conferences – GW22



RULED OUT: Gabriel Jesus (knee), Emile Smith Rowe (thigh), Mohamed Elneny (knee)


MIGHT PLAY: Thomas Partey (rib), Reiss Nelson (muscle)


That one is still a doubt. Let’s see today how he comes in and if he’s able to train with the team or not. We’ll make a decision on that. – Mikel Arteta on Thomas Partey




RULED OUT: Diego Carlos (Achilles), Bertrand Traore (knock)


AVAILABLE: Lucas Digne (shoulder), John McGinn (hamstring)




RULED OUT:David Brooks (hamstring), Ryan Fredericks (muscle), Junior Stanislas (muscle)


MIGHT PLAY: Dominic Solanke (knee), Marcus Tavernier (hamstring), Lewis Cook (knee), Philip Billing (muscle)


“David Brooks won’t be available, neither will Junior Stanislas or Ryan Fredericks. 

“Dominic Solanke and Marcus Tavernier have both had good weeks on the grass and I’ll have a couple of late calls tomorrow. Let’s see at 2pm tomorrow who we have available.

“Lewis Cook, Philip Billing, Dom Solanke and Marcus Tavernier were all missing from the last game. They’re big players and being able to put them back into a matchday squad will be as big as us putting the new faces back in.” – Gary O’Neil




RULED OUT: Frank Onyeka (hamstring), Pontus Jansson (hamstring)


MIGHT PLAY: Shandon Baptiste (muscle)




RULED OUT: Alexis Mac Allister (suspended), Levi Colwill (muscle), Adam Lallana (muscle), Jakub Moder (knee)


MIGHT PLAY: Evan Ferguson (knee)


AVAILABLE: Facundo Buonanotte (back)




RULED OUT: Wesley Fofana (knee), Mateo Kovacic (calf), N’Golo Kante (hamstring), Armando Broja (knee), Joao Felix (suspension), Christian Pulisic (knee), Edouard Mendy (finger), Denis Zakaria (thigh)


AVAILABLE: Reece James (knee), Ben Chilwell (hamstring), Raheem Sterling (hamstring), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (knock)


So we’ve got Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Raheem [Sterling] and Ruben [Loftus-Cheek] back in the squad, not 90 minutes, but certainly in the squad. Wesley [Fofana] has been training partly with the team, he’ll be stepping that up next week” – Graham Potter




RULED OUT: Wilfried Zaha (hamstring), Joachim Andersen (calf), James McArthur (groin), Nathan Ferguson (match fitness)


“He [Zaha] is still on the treatment table. Obviously, his injury will take him a couple of weeks, so we have to do without him.

“Wilfried is someone who recovers quite quickly, but we don’t want to put a date on his injury. We are just going to let him work with the medical staff and try get him back as soon as possible.” – Patrick Vieira




RULED OUT: Andros Townsend (knee), James Garner (back), Ben Godfrey (knee), Michael Keane (knee), Nathan Patterson (knee)


Ben Godfrey is closer, Michael Keane is getting fitter and has trained. Garner is going to be a little bit yet. – Sean Dyche




RULED OUT: Neeskens Kebano (Achilles)




RULED OUT: Rodrigo (ankle), Robin Koch (suspended), Stuart Dallas (leg), Archie Gray (ankle), Sonny Perkins (ankle), Adam Forshaw (hip)


AVAILABLE: Pascal Struijk (knock), Liam Cooper (muscle), Crysencio Summerville (ankle), Tyler Adams (knock)


He picked up an injury at the end of the [Accrington] match and that’ll keep him out for probably six-to-eight weeks. – Jesse Marsch on Rodrigo




RULED OUT: Wilfried Ndidi (personal), James Justin (Achilles), Ricardo Pereira (Achilles), Jonny Evans (calf), Ryan Bertrand (knee), Boubakary Soumare (hamstring)


MIGHT PLAY: Jamie Vardy (glute), Harry Souttar (hip)


The likes of Bouba Soumaré and Jonny Evans will train next week. Ricardo Pereira is doing very well. He’ll play in a [youth] game next week. He’s looked great over these last few weeks and it’s just about stepping that up. Apart from that it’ll be pretty much the same.” – Brendan Rodgers




RULED OUT: Roberto Firmino (calf), Virgil van Dijk (hamstring), Diogo Jota (hamstring), Luis Diaz (knee), Ibrahima Konate (hamstring), Arthur Melo (muscle)


MIGHT PLAY: Fabio Carvalho (knock)


Nothing else so far but there are still two hours until training, so can happen a lot. – Jurgen Klopp




RULED OUT: John Stones (hamstring)


MIGHT PLAY: Phil Foden (foot)


Three weeks, one month, more or less. – Pep Guardiola on John Stones


“Better, he trained really well the last two days, I think [he will be available], yeah.” – Pep Guardiola on Phil Foden




RULED OUT: Christian Eriksen (ankle), Donny van de Beek (knee), Scott McTominay (knock), Jack Butland (ineligible)


MIGHT PLAY: Diogo Dalot (muscle)


AVAILABLE: Anthony Martial (leg), Jadon Sancho (match fitness)


Of course, he did only one session but you can see he’s a very fit player. He’s coming from Bayern Munich. German clubs, they are always [about] fitness, [it’s] always good. So, I think he is ready to play. – Erik ten Hag on new loanee Marcel Sabitzer




RULED OUT: Bruno Guimaraes (suspended), Matt Targett (heel), Emil Krafth (knee), Javier Manquillo (knee)


MIGHT PLAY: Alexander Isak (concussion)


He had very slight signs of concussion. We’ve followed all the protocols, but whether he’ll be available or not, I’m not sure. – Eddie Howe on Alexander Isak




RULED OUT: Dean Henderson (thigh), Morgan Gibbs-White (ankle), Jesse Lingard (thigh), Ryan Yates (illness), Giulian Biancone (knee), Omar Richards (leg), Moussa Niakhate (thigh), Cheikhou Kouyate (thigh), Taiwo Awoniyi (muscle)


MIGHT PLAY: Chris Wood (illness), Jack Colback (illness)




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


MIGHT PLAY: Kyle Walker-Peters (hamstring), Alex McCarthy (ankle), Moussa Djenepo (match fitness), Armel Bella-Kotchap (match fitness), Mislav Orsic (match fitness), Duje Caleta-Car (match fitness)


“It was a precaution we brought him off, tight hamstring. It wasn’t a pull or anything. Whether we start him tomorrow is another thing.” – Nathan Jones on Kyle Walker-Peters




AVAILABLE: Richarlison (thigh), Lucas Moura (tendon)


Richarlison had a small problem and now he is available. He has been training this week and he is available No [new] injuries.” – Cristian Stellini, in for Antonio Conte




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


MIGHT PLAY: Danny Ings (knee)




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





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