Injury news: Why was Areola subbed off in GW23?

areola injury news

Alphonse Areola was subbed off at half-time against Manchester United and replaced with Fabianski in Gameweek 23. Is he going to be fit in GW24?

Here is the current injury news.

Is Areola injured?

Moyes confirmed, that Areola was subbed off as a precaution and that they did not want to take any risk with him.

Exact quote: “We took a precaution with Alphonse Areola. We just thought that we didn’t need to take the risk, we didn’t need to take any chance. Hopefully he’ll be okay.” (Source:

So it looks, that Areola could potentially be back for GW24, but wait for the prematch press conference news that will take at the end of the week.

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Matej Šuľan

Fantasy Football enthusiast with two top 1k finishes in FPL. Best FPL overall rank: 119th in 2019/20 season. Five top 500 finishes in UCL Fantasy, best overall rank: 23rd in 2018/19 season. Founder of Fantasy Football Reports.

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