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

Who knows where Sheffield United would have been this season if they hadn’t had to contend with such a barrage of injuries.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 5:11 pm

The Blades have endured a miserable campaign, and are rooted to the foot of the Premier League table.

Barring some kind of miraculous escape, they look destined for relegation in the coming weeks, but it’s hard to deny the impact that losing key players like Jack O’Connell, Jack Robinson, and Sander Berge have had one a side who were so impressive last season.

Currently, United 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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