Injuries to certain players can completely define a season.
They can leave a team without their best attacking option, their most creative player in midfield or their stalwart in defense, and as a result, can take away title aspirations or leave a team in the dreaded relegation zone.
Whilst we don't yet know how significant certain injuries will be until we reflect back on them, the English Premier League has already played host to a number of injuries right across the league.
Which ones have been the most significant of the year, so far?
Read on to find out.