Forgotten men: 16 Premier League stars out with long-term injuries, featuring Liverpool, Chelsea defenders
Seven games into the Premier League season, the table is starting to take shape and managers are starting to discover their preferred starting XIs.
However, these line-ups are only including players currently able to turn out – with a host of Premier League stars out of action through injury.
Some of these players are key to their team’s fortune, while others are simply squad filler, but they are undoubtedly the Premier League’s forgotten men.
So, to make sure you remember they exist, and reveal when they should be back from injury, talkSPORT collect 16 of these overlooked stars.
Click the right arrow, above, to see all 16 injured players, listed in order of their expected return date…
Injuries and expected return dates via physioroom.com