2022/23 Premier League Press Conferences – GW24



RULED OUT: Gabriel Jesus (knee), Mohamed Elneny (knee)


MIGHT PLAY: Thomas Partey (muscle)


AVAILABLE: Emile Smith Rowe (thigh)


We have to assess [Partey] again today. He had some discomfort, a little muscle discomfort. We have to assess him this morning, to see how he is. Emile [Smith Rowe] will be training today so if he is fine, he will be in the squad. Gabby [Jesus] is still not there.” – Mikel Arteta


“He’s had an impact every time he’s been on the field, so he’s an option.” – Mikel Arteta on Leandro Trossard




RULED OUT: Diego Carlos (Achilles)


MIGHT PLAY: Tyrone Mings (knock)


AVAILABLE: Bertrand Traore (unspecified)


“He’s in the squad. He trained today and yesterday but we are going to assess tomorrow morning before the match. The last moment is going to be very important about the decision if he can start the game or not.” – Unai Emery on Tyrone Mings




RULED OUT: Lewis Cook (knee), David Brooks (hamstring), Lloyd Kelly (calf), Illia Zabarnyi (ankle)


MIGHT PLAY: Junior Stanislas (muscle), Marcos Senesi (back)




RULED OUT: Frank Onyeka (hamstring), Pontus Jansson (hamstring), Thomas Strakosha (ankle)


AVAILABLE: Ivan Toney (hamstring)




RULED OUT: Adam Lallana (muscle), Danny Welbeck (calf), Levi Colwill (muscle), Jakub Moder (knee)




RULED OUT: N’Golo Kante (hamstring), Armando Broja (knee), Christian Pulisic (knee), Edouard Mendy (finger)


MIGHT PLAY: Raheem Sterling (knee), Ben Chilwell (knock)


AVAILABLE: Mateo Kovacic (calf), Wesley Fofana (knee), Denis Zakaria (thigh)


“Well, it’s positive. We’re going to train later on this afternoon so providing they come through that OK, there’s a good chance they’ll be in the squad.” – Graham Potter on Ben Chilwell and Raheem Sterling




RULED OUT: Wilfried Zaha (hamstring), Joel Ward (calf)


MIGHT PLAY: Nathan Ferguson (match fitness), Chris Richards (back), Will Hughes (knock), Joachim Andersen (calf)


“Wilfried [Zaha], still a couple of weeks before he can start training with the team. Wardy will start training with the team next Monday.” – Patrick Vieira




RULED OUT: Dominic Calvert-Lewin (hamstring), Andros Townsend (knee)


MIGHT PLAY: Nathan Patterson (match fitness), James Garner (match fitness)


A couple of the lads, Jimmy [Garner] and Patto [Patterson], will play tomorrow in an under-21s fixture. They’re not there yet but they’ve been on the grass with us and now it’s about putting it into game practice and then taking it on next week.” – Sean Dyche




RULED OUT: Tom Cairney (shin), Neeskens Kebano (Achilles)


MIGHT PLAY: Aleksandar Mitrovic (knock), Willian (calf), Antonee Robinson (illness)


Robinson was a little ill at the beginning of the week, looks in better condition. Willian had a knock, Mitrovic had an issue, as well. Let’s see how they are going to be tomorrow. – Marco Silva




RULED OUT: Rodrigo (ankle), Stuart Dallas (leg), Luis Sinisterra (muscle), Archie Gray (ankle), Adam Forshaw (hip)


MIGHT PLAY: Pascal Struijk (concussion), Liam Cooper (muscle), Marc Roca (knock), Sonny Perkins (ankle)


We’ve got [Pascal Struijk] back in training after he had the concussion. Liam Cooper and Marc Roca are touch and go, not far, so we could see them maybe on Saturday but we don’t want to take any risks with any players – interim manager Michael Skubala




RULED OUT: James Justin (Achilles), Jonny Evans (calf)


MIGHT PLAY: Ryan Bertrand (knee)


AVAILABLE: Youri Tielemans (calf), Boubakary Soumare (hamstring)


Bouba’s [Soumare] trained all week. Youri [Tielemans] is back in training too, so both are available for the game. Everyone’s clearing up now. The squad’s looking strong. James [Maddison] is fine. He’s trained well. – Brendan Rodgers




RULED OUT: Luis Diaz (knee), Ibrahima Konate (muscle), Thiago (hip), Calvin Ramsay (knee)


MIGHT PLAY: Arthur Melo (muscle)


Ibou [Konate] not yet, Luis [Diaz] not yet. But that’s it, pretty much. Nothing happened on the injury side. Thiago, not available. Calvin [Ramsay] had surgery, not available. But that’s it. – Jurgen Klopp




RULED OUT: John Stones (hamstring)


“He’s getting better. No, no [chance of playing tomorrow].” – Pep Guardiola on John Stones




RULED OUT: Anthony Martial (hip), Antony (leg), Christian Eriksen (ankle), Casemiro (suspended), Donny van de Beek (knee)


MIGHT PLAY: Scott McTominay (unspecified)


“Yes, of course [it’s possible to re-energise and re-focus]. It is about if we do the things right and we are ready and we have been in this rhythm for many weeks. So our players are doing really well in their sleep, in their recovery, in their food and they will be ready for Sunday. Definitely.” – Erik ten Hag




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


MIGHT PLAY: Callum Wilson (hamstring), Joe Willock (hamstring)


AVAILABLE: Miguel Almiron (hand), Allan Saint-Maximin (knee)


Miguel [Almiron] and Allan [Saint-Maximin] are back training and they’re fine. Callum [Wilson] has been doing really well – as we said at the time, it was a very minor complaint for him. He hasn’t trained yet, but we hope he trains today and then he’s in contention. – Eddie Howe




RULED OUT: Dean Henderson (thigh), Willy Boly (hamstring), Scott McKenna (hamstring), Ryan Yates (illness), Giulian Biancone (knee), Omar Richards (leg), Moussa Niakhate (hamstring), Cheikhou Kouyate (hamstring), Taiwo Awoniyi (groin)


MIGHT PLAY: Jesse Lingard (knee)


Not great, Scott’s [McKenna] going to be out for six weeks, more or less. Willy’s [Boly] even worse, we’re looking at longer than three months. – Steve Cooper




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


MIGHT PLAY: Che Adams (knock), Kyle Walker-Peters (hamstring)


“We have the injuries of Juan Larios and Tino [Livramento]. A couple of boys did not train earlier in the week, but they did at the end. Che Adams is still a doubt.” – caretaker manager Ruben Selles




RULED OUT: Hugo Lloris (knee), Rodrigo Bentancur (knee), Yves Bissouma (ankle), Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring)


AVAILABLE: Cristian Romero (back from suspension)


“No new injuries, we have a problem with Sessegnon but that was clear from the last game when he wasn’t in the squad. So now at the moment he is not available.” – assistant manager Cristian Stellini




RULED OUT: Lucas Paqueta (shoulder), Maxwel Cornet (calf), Kurt Zouma (hip), Alphonse Areola (hamstring)


MIGHT PLAY: Nayef Aguerd (groin), Aaron Cresswell (illness), Gianluca Scamacca (knee)




RULED OUT: Mario Lemina (suspended), Hwang Hee-chan (hamstring), Sasa Kalajdzic (knee), Chiquinho (knee), Boubacar Traore (hamstring)


MIGHT PLAY: Daniel Podence (groin)

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