Injured teams in action during two kick-offs of Double Gameweek 26 in the early evening

fr24news– The story surrounding the first two Premier League kicks off on Wednesday night is as much about the players who are not involved as those who make the starting four-eleven.
Gameweek 26’s most purchased player is one of the most notable absentees: Harvey Barnes (£ 6.9million) was transferred by more than a million Fantasy Premier League managers ahead of Saturday’s deadline, but has now been sidelined for around six weeks after undergoing knee surgery.

His club, Leicester City, is also without James Maddison (£ 7.3m) and Jonny Evans (£ 5.5million), among other things, for their clash with a Burnley side who are no strangers to an injury crisis.

In the other game, Aston Villa continues to be without Jack Grealish (£ 7.6million) for their trip to Sheffield United.

Evans and Barnes are among three Leicester players leaving at the weekend, with Luke Thomas (£ 4.2million) also dropping out.

Nampalys Mendy (4,2 M £), Daniel Amartey (£ 3.9 million) and Hamza Choudhury (£ 4.7million) are recalled as Brendan Rodgers sacrifices some breadth to flood the midfielder.

For the Clarets, Chris Wood (£ 6.2million) returns to the host list and replaces Jay Rodriguez (£ 5.8million) at the top.

In Bramall Lane, FPL budget ahead Rhian Brewster (£ 4.4million) starts in place of Oli McBurnie (£ 5.6million) in Chris Wilder’s edit alone.

Dean Smith sticks to the same starting XI that started the 1-0 win over Leeds, with Ross Barkley (£ 5.9million) once again only among the replacements.

Burnley XI: Pape, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Brownhill, Westwood, Cork, McNeil, Vydra, Wood.
Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Castagne, Amartey, Soyuncu, Ricardo Pereira, Tielemans, Mendy, Ndidi, Choudhury, Iheanacho, Vardy.

Sheffield United XI: Ramsdale, Ampadu, Jagielka, Bryan, Baldock, Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck, Stevens, McGoldrick, Brewster.

Aston Villa XI: Martinez, Elmohamady, Konsa, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Nakamba, Ramsey, Traoré, Watkins, El Ghazi.

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