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The Standard – Kenya: Health check: Injury update from Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool following international break | The Standard


The international break always provides a cause for concern for Premier League clubs as they lend their stars for duty.

After a busy week of national fixtures, a number of players have returned to their clubs with various niggles and strains.

With just four matches gone of the domestic season, the physio’s workload is piling up as more and more are sidelined through injury.

And as matchday five approaches, some clubs have been left with an injury list as long as their arm.

Here’s an update from the Physio Room on how your team is shaping up for this weekend’s fixtures…

Arsenal – 6

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Hector Bellerin (Knee) – 3 weeks

Konstantinos Mavropanos (Hip) – 3 weeks

Kieran Tierney (Hip) – 3 weeks

Joe Willock (Calf) – few days

Granit Xhaka (Achilles) – few days

Lucas Torreira (Impact injury) – unknown

Chelsea – 9

Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Achilles) – 8 weeks

Reece James (Ankle) – 2 weeks

Antonio Rudiger (Fatigue) – few days

N’golo Kante (Ankle) – few days

Pedro (Hamstring) – few days

Mateo Kovacic (Achilles) – few days

Callum Hudson-Odoi (Achilles) – few days

Marco van Ginkel (Knee) – unknown

Emerson (Hamstring) – unknown

Liverpool – 3

Naby Keita (Hip) – few days

Nathaniel Clyne (knee) – unknown

Alisson (Calf) – unknown

Man City – 6

Leroy Sane (Knee) – 6 months

Benjamin Mendy (Knee) – 10 days

John Stones (Thigh) – few days

Gabriel Jesus (Thigh) – few days

Ilkay Gundogan (Illness) – few days

Aymeric Laporte (Knee) – unknown

Man Utd – 8

Eric Bailly (Knee) – 14 weeks

Luke Shaw (Thigh) – 3 weeks

Diogo Dalot (Hip) – few days

Anthony Martial (Thigh) – few days

Paul Pogba (Ankle) – few days

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Back) – few days

Jesse Lingard (Illness) – few days

Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Knee) – unknown

Tottenham – 6

Giovani Lo Celso (Hip) – 7 weeks

Juan Foyth (Ankle) – 3 weeks

Tanguy N’Dombele (Thigh) – few days

Kyle Walker-Peters (Thigh) – few days

Eric Dier (Hip) – few days

Ryan Sessegnon (Thigh) – few days

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