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Premier League yellow and red cards: Who faces a ban soon? Manchester United, Arsenal and Man City stars included

With the Premier League season now firmly up and running, top-flight players are starting to run the risk of being banned.

An accumulation of 5 yellow cards will result in that player having to complete a one-match suspension, a penalty that often causes major headaches for managers.

Crystal Palace midfielder Luka Milivojevic is guilty of picking up many yellow cards

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Crystal Palace midfielder Luka Milivojevic is guilty of picking up many yellow cards

Watford’s Etienne Capoue was the most cautioned player last season, picking up 14 yellows in 33 appearances.

Luka Milivojevic of Crystal Palace became the first player to be banned this term when he picked up his fifth card in their win over Norwich on September 28.

Several stars are edging towards the suspension mark this term and could face a stint on the sidelines in the next few weeks.

Premier League yellow cards

Luka Milivojevic, Crystal Palace – 6 yellow cards (Suspension served)

Jorginho, Chelsea – 6 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Jefferson Lerma, Bournemouth – 6 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Jose Holebas, Watford – 5 yellow cards (Suspension served)

Danny Rose, Tottenham – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Ashley Young, Manchester United – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Lewis Dunk, Brighton – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka is no stranger to a yellow card

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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka is no stranger to a yellow card

Ashley Westwood, Burnley – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Philip Billing, Bournemouth – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Fabinho, Liverpool – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Issa Diop, West Ham – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Romain Saiss, Wolves – 5 yellow cards (Suspended served)

Frederic Guilbert, Aston Villa – 5 yellow cards (Suspended until December 8)

Ilkay Gundogan, Man City – 5 yellow cards (Suspended until December 7)

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James Tarkowski, Burnley – 4 yellow cards

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Manchester United – 4 yellow cards

Max Aarons, Norwich – 4 yellow cards

John Lundstram, Sheffield United – 4 yellow cards

Ryan Fredericks, West Ham – 4 yellow cards

Calum Chambers, Arsenal – 4 yellow cards

Diego Rico, Bournemouth – 4 yellow cards

George Baldock, Sheffield United – 4 yellow cards

Granit Xhaka, Arsenal – 4 yellow cards

Matteo Guendouzi, Arsenal – 4 yellow cards

Raheem Sterling, Man City – 4 yellow cards

Dale Stephens, Brighton – 4 yellow cards

Ruben Neves, Wolves – 4 yellow cards

Kenny McLean, Norwich – 4 yellow cards

John Fleck, Sheffield United – 4 yellow cards

Stats correct as of December 2

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