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Premier League injuries: Newcastle, Brentford, Brighton, Chelsea, Sheffield United and Man Utd suffered most

Newcastle, Brentford and Brighton lost most days from injuries this season; Magpies' squad depth also tested most with highest number of individual injuries

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp claims his side are suffering from a "crazy injury situation" - but have the Reds suffered from injuries more than other sides this season?

All data is correct as of February 28, 2024

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Newcastle and Brentford hit hardest

The Magpies have lost a whopping 1,333 days due to injuries since the season kicked off on August 11, according to Premier Injuries data.

Brentford are second on the crocked list with 1,159 days lost, followed by Brighton (1,093), Chelsea (1,091), Sheffield United (1,081), Manchester United (979) and Tottenham (949).

Newcastle United's Joelinton receives treatment for an injury
Image: Newcastle United's Joelinton receives treatment for a thigh injury

At the other end of the scale, Wolves have lost only 316 days so far - which is less than a quarter of Newcastle's crippling tally.

West Ham (331), Everton (555), Manchester City (565) and Bournemouth (567) have also experienced comparatively quiet treatment tables.

What about the sheer number of injuries?

Newcastle's injury crisis is compounded by scale - in addition to duration - having also suffered a league-topping 29 separate injuries.

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Harvey Barnes, Sven Botman, Nick Pope, Jacob Murphy, Elliot Anderson, Matt Targett, Joe Willock, Callum Wilson and Joelinton have been out of action for long periods.

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Who's injured right now?

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Manchester United and Brighton have suffered in almost equal measure as Newcastle with 28 injuries each, while Tottenham, Nottingham Forest, Liverpool, Crystal Palace and Chelsea have all suffered 27 lay-offs this term.

As was the case with days lost, Wolves and West Ham have suffered least with merely 13 injuries during the campaign, while Bournemouth (16) have also been among the most injury-free clubs to date.

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