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Premier League: Top 10 most injury-jinxed teams revealed! (1)

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This season's pulsating Premier League title race has no doubt been shaped at least in small part by Liverpool's talented but thin squad steering clear of injury, with the likes of Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Steven Gerrard avoiding long-term absences and matching their fitness to fantastic form.

Manchester City and Arsenal fans on the other hand definitely have reason to grumble as Arsene Wenger and Manuel Pellegrini have both been without pivotal figures at key stages of the campaign, including Theo Walcott and Sergio Aguero.

Managers, players and supporters alike regularly cite injuries as a reason why their seasons have failed to match lofty expectations, but which club can truly say they are depleted and have statistics to substantiate those claims.

GMS has decided to find out once and for all, using a model painstakingly compiled by online database Injuryleague.com to find out how many players have missed matches this season.

Injury League give each club one point every time a player is unable to feature and keep a league table of the findings, which has allowed us to answer a series of key questions.

Has Arsenal's title charge faltered duo to losing key players all season long?

Could David Moyes have steered Manchester United into the Champions League with better luck on the injury front.

Click ahead to find out!

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