Most people don't like international breaks as it pauses to club football and intense league action but for club managers and players, it runs deeper than that. This is because of the risk of injuries which will rightly disrupt plans and strategies.
During this International break, there have also been many injuries for some Premier League players who were called to represent their national teams, and here is a list of some of the players who are at the risk of missing out.
Romelu Lukaku: (Chelsea/Belgium)
The new Chelsea attacker was outstanding in the international break scoring 4 goals in 2 games.
After scoring 2 goals against the Czech Republic, Lukaku said that he had an injury in his thigh that would need scanning.
He might not feature for Chelsea's 4th Premier League match against Aston Villa over the weekend.
Kai Havertz: (Chelsea/Germany)
Chelsea forward Kai Havertz missed Germany's World Cup qualifying match against Armenia due to flu-like symptoms. Havertz was in the game against Liechtenstein but was not included in the Armenia match.
He might not feature for Germany against Iceland and might also miss the game against Aston Villa.
Harvey Elliot: (Liverpool/England U-21)
Chelsea midfielder Harvey Elliot representing England's U21 in the international break. However, he sustained an injury in training before their game against Kosovo.
He has been reported to have returned to Liverpool but will miss the match against Leeds United.
Takumi Minamino: (Liverpool/Japan)
Takumi Minamino has been reported to have been released from Japan's camp after picking up an injury in training. He was expecting to feature for Japan against China and Oman.
Aymeric Laporte: (Manchester City/Spain)
Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte sustained an injury in Spain's match against Georgia on Sunday night.
He might miss Spain's match against Kosovo and even the Premier League match on the weekend.
Jack Steffens: Manchester City/ USA
According to reports, Manchester City goalkeeper Jack Steffens tested positive for Covid-19 in the international duty for the USA.
Jadon Sancho: (Manchester United/England)
There were reports that Sancho got a minor knock while on international duty for England. He missed England's match against Hungary and Andorra.
He might, however, return in action for Manchester United against Newcastle United.
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