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Revealed! Which EPL club have REALLY had the worst luck with injuries this season - and how Newcastle United compare

The last thing Newcastle United needed right now were more injury issues.

With Callum Wilson already out of action, and with the gap between themselves and the relegation zone at just three points, the news that Allan Saint-Maximin and Miguel Almiron are both set to be sidelined until at April could be a hammer blow for the Magpies’ survival hopes.

Aside from that trio, Jeff Hendrick is the only Toon player to have scored more than one goal in the league this season.

Currently, Newcastle have seven players out injured – the joint-fourth-highest tally in the Premier League – but how have their fared over the course of the entire season compared to their top flight rivals?

We’ve taken a look at the total number of matches that players at each Premier League club have missed this term to determine who’s really had the worst luck in 2020/21…

*All data courtesy of Transfermarkt.

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