Burnley, Watford, and Norwich City’s intriguing ranking in Premier League injury table

The Clarets have been hit relatively hard by unforeseen absences this season.

Wednesday, 6th April 2022, 12:13 pm

Injuries can be a manager’s worst nightmare - especially when they find themselves embroiled in a battle for survival.

You can spend all the money in the world assembling a top tier squad capable of maintaining its Premier League status, but it counts for little if your most prominent talents are left marooned on the treatment table.

Burnley have become fully aware of that fact this season.

The Clarets have suffered their fair share of injuries this term, and are still very much stuck in the quagmire of a relegation battle.

But how do their woes stack up against their Premier League rivals?

Premier Injuries analyst Ben Dinnery has all of the answers.

By taking into consideration a number of factors for each top flight, including volume of injuries and total number of days missed, the expert has ranked all 20 sides based on how many knocks they have sustained per 1,000 minutes of gametime this season.

Check out the findings, ranked from 20th to first, below...

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