Team News

FPL Gameweek 9 team news: Injury updates on Pulisic, Chilwell, Mitchell and more

It’s hard to remember a Gameweek in which team news updates were so eagerly awaited but the international break – and an Egyptian wedding – has decimated many Fantasy managers’ squads over the last fortnight.

Given that there is so much to address on the fitness front between now and Saturday’s FPL deadline, we’re bringing you this bonus, earlier-than-usual team news article before we attempt to tackle the last-minute mayhem tomorrow.

The managers of Aston Villa, Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley, Chelsea, Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion all held their official pre-Gameweek 9 press conferences on Thursday, and we’ll round up the key updates below.

The head coaches of the other 14 clubs are happily all scheduled to face the media on Friday, which should reduce, if not eliminate, the risk of any bombshells dropping after the deadline has passed.

We’ll bring you news on those virtual conference calls at the same time tomorrow.

CHELSEA

Christian Pulisic (hamstring) will miss the trip to Newcastle United this weekend, with the Saturday lunchtime kick-off also looking like it’ll come too soon for Kai Havertz (match fitness) and Thiago Silva (fatigue).

Speaking to the media today, Frank Lampard said:

Christian Pulisic is not fit for Newcastle but he’s stepped up his training slowly, it’s been quite a problematic injury so we’ll stay cautious.

Kai Havertz is back, his isolation is over, tested negative two days ago. He’s just started training with us, more on his own to get some of his fitness back after two weeks at home.

Thiago Silva has just landed [back from Brazil], he probably won’t be going to Newcastle because of the length of the journey and timings etc.

We’re still waiting on some results from the tests that we now have to do. Unfortunately, some of our players are arriving back this afternoon, some played last night, so with the 12.30 kick-off on Saturday, there’s clearly a lot of challenges for us.

Asked specifically about Ben Chilwell, who was substituted with a back injury while playing for England last Sunday but back on the bench against Iceland in midweek, Lampard said:

I haven’t seen him yet, he stayed with England. He was improving, hence he was on the bench. So I’m positive that he’ll be OK but I’ll have to see him later on today.

CRYSTAL PALACE

Roy Hodgson confirmed that James Tomkins (muscle), Joel Ward (groin) and Tyrick Mitchell (knock) are all back in training and fit to face Burnley on Monday, while Martin Kelly (unspecified) has also made a swift return to the training ground after picking up an injury during the international break.

On Eberechi Eze (muscle), Hodgson added:

He went away with under-21s and picked up a slight injury there. So at the moment we’ll assess how that’s going to go but hopefully it’s not going to keep him out.

Luka Milivojevic is self-isolating after a positive COVID-19 test but is suspended anyway.

BURNLEY

Erik Pieters (calf) and Phil Bardsley (knock) are back in contention for Burnley’s match against Crystal Palace, while Sean Dyche said he was optimistic that Charlie Taylor (Achilles) could shake off a “niggle” to also feature.

Dyche added that the Clarets were “hopeful” but “keeping an eye on” Johann Berg Gudmundsson (calf), while Dale Stephens (hamstring) looks set to miss out and Robbie Brady (hamstring) requires further assessment after returning injured from international duty with Ireland.

Jack Cork (foot) remains sidelined.

ASTON VILLA

Dean Smith revealed in his pre-match press conference that Wesley (knee), Bjorn Engels (thigh) and Frederic Guilbert (hip) are still out, adding that the fit-again Tom Heaton (match fitness) “needs a few more minutes” despite featuring for the under-23s and in an in-house game over the international break.

Hosting his virtual media gathering early on Thursday morning, Smith also said that he hadn’t yet had a chance to check on his returning international contingent – several of whom, including Jack Grealish, were in action on Wednesday night.

Kortney Hause (groin) is expected back in training today.

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

Graham Potter confirmed that Aaron Connolly (hamstring) and Solly March (foot) are back in training and haven’t had any setbacks, while Lewis Dunk returns from suspension.

Davy Propper has a stomach illness, however, while Alexis Mac Allister (COVID-19) is unavailable.

A late decision will also be made on Leandro Trossard (thigh) but Potter did warn that Saturday’s match against Aston Villa “might come a little bit soon”.

WEST BROMWICH ALBION

What Fulham defeat tells us about West Brom defence ahead of Spurs clash

Branislav Ivanovic, Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson could all return the West Brom squad this weekend, having recovered from coronavirus.

The Baggies have been hit by more positive COVID-19 tests, however, and Slaven Bilic wouldn’t elaborate on names when asked in his pre-match presser:

Matheus and Branislav are back in training. They have quarantined and tested negative so they are back. We have to be fair, a few other players were positive so they haven’t trained for a few days and we are waiting for their results.

Hopefully, they will be back for training tomorrow, maybe today. A few of the guys who were on international duty, they will be back today and have to do the test again as soon as they land.

Hopefully, they are going to go be good but we have a few cases, yes. The good thing is that Pereira and Ivanovic and back. They have been training the whole week. So they will be fine for the game against Man United.

Callum Robinson tested positive but he was tested against last night and he is negative so he is good.



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547 Comments Post a Comment
  1. LLoris
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Are you lads selling TAA?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      He is out for another 3 weeks

      1. LLoris
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Who should I bring in?

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        And sold last GW for Chilwell

    2. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Sold for Chilwell last week itself.

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Sold for Coufal and Bruno.

    4. beerhockeyrock
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Sold for Chillwell wk 5

  2. WE GO FOR IT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    What are people doing with Salah?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Sell and bring in Bruno or Sterling one GW early

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Selling for KDB, Bruno or Rashford

    3. nico05
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Gonna hold I think

    4. beerhockeyrock
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Holding, as he's got some fixtures afterward, hoping he comes back strong

    5. AlternativeB
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Holding for now. Won't take -4 just to get another one in this round

      • WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers! 🙂

    6. Duncs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Guys, cry for help! On a wildcard and have £13.7m to spend on a 5th midfielder and a 3rd striker. Any suggestions?!
      Team currently setup as:
      Martinez (4.0)
      Cancelo,, Chilewell, Justin, Cresswell, Lamptey
      KDB, Mane, Ziyech, Grealish, XXX
      DCL, Watkins, XXX

      1. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Vardy and cheap mid

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          No mid in this game is priced at 3.6!

          1. Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Downgrade one of you're defender's then

            1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              His, not mine. It is good if posts are ready properly before an advise is given.

          2. Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Look at my team below. Similar to you'res

      2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Get Vardy and Bissouma. Mitchell for Justin and Coufal for Cresswell.

        1. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          That would work. I do like Cresswell though

      3. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Rodriguez and Brewster or Bissouma and Werner (downgrade Justin or Cresswell)

        1. Duncs
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Thanks guys, downgrading cresswell to Coufal/Masuaka would free up some extra cash and makes sense. So we think a cheap mid and premium striker (Vardy or Werner)?

          1. Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Vardy is better for the next 4 games.

    7. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Sorry bottomed
      Any ideas on this team guys.
      Martinez/
      Bellerin/ Cresswell/ Chilwell/
      KdB/ Bruno/ Grealish/ Ziyech/
      DlC/ Vardy/ Watkins/.
      Subs McCarthy/
      Cancela/ Justin/ Biss/

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Looks good. Plan to get Salah back in 12.

        1. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          He will have crippled you by then. Good luck with that one

      2. JohnnyRev7
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        You don't need Martinez and McCarthy. Choose one and then lose one for the team's back-up keeper and spend the cash elsewhere.

    8. Old Gregg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Hello,

      Which looks for the next 3/4 Gws?

      A) Bruno + Antonio/Watkins

      Or

      B) Ziyech + Vardy

      1. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        B 100%

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        B

      3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        B. That is what I am doing. Have Ziyech this GW. getting Vardy next GW.

      4. Old Gregg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Thanks all

    9. BremerHB
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I have no idea where to start with this mess...
      Any thoughts or pointers?

      Martinez - Steer
      Chilwell - Lamptey - Coufal - KWP - Mitchell*
      Salah* - Son - Grealish - Trossard* - Stephens*
      DCL- Vardy - Kane

      Am tempted to hold Salah and take out Trossard this week but not sure who to swap to... Barkley is out due to my double Villa GKs.

      1. JohnnyRev7
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Mitchell is fit again. Ride this GW out as you have 11-12 starters.

        Reassess next GW.

        PS: Any transfers or ITB?

      2. JohnnyRev7
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Link your team. It always helps.

    10. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Martinez Fodder
      PvA Lamptey | X |
      KdB Bruno | X | Soucek
      Vardy Richarlison | X |
      Berge Justin Lewis

      Which option for the next 2?

      A) Taylor + Grealish + Werner
      B) Cresswell + Mane + Watkins

      1. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        A, and play Justin next week

        1. Slitherene
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Cheers!

      2. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        A looks best

    11. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      bench one:

      Taylor (CPL), Mitchell (bur), Cancelo (tot)

      1. Slitherene
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Mitchell

      2. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Gor to be Mitchell hasn't it

      3. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Taylor has a knock but should be available to play. Mitchell just back from an injury and Palace has PvA available so I think Mitchell will start on the bench. Got to start Cancelo

    12. DGW Sane TC Fail....
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      How do people see the Leeds Vs Arsenal game this weekend? i got a benching headache between Son.Jrod,Jota,Fernandes,Grealish,DLC,Kane and Bamford

      1. Slitherene
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Jota or Bamford

        1. DGW Sane TC Fail....
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Thank you for the reply

      2. NateDogsCats
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Arsenal need a win as do Leeds, I think Leeds will be a over them but they always give away chances, hard one to call

          1. NateDogsCats
              2 months, 5 days ago

              *be all over them

          2. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Arsenal to lose, public opinion of Arteta might finally change to what he deserves. Dross manager

          3. Mr Tin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Don't bench Jota. Salah out means he starts tomorrow.

        • RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Chances of these lot starting?

          A. Mitchell
          B. Justin
          C. Saiss

          1. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A probably won't.

            B & C to start

            1. RAFA THE GAFFA
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Means I could potentially bench Salah and play Justin if so. Probably not the best decision though

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Not taking a hit this week and reassessing next week is definitely an advantage.

          2. Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            5%
            95%
            50%

        • Barnes Owl
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Which combo would you rather have for gw10:

          A) KDB, Sterling, Laporte, Kane, Tielemans
          B) KDB, Sterling, Bellerin, Aguero, Rodriguez

          1. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A

          2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A out of those 2. Without Tielemans but.

            1. Barnes Owl
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Cheers. Need an option for 6.6 or less and Tielemans ticks the boxes for a 4 week punt. Definitely realise he's not an ideal option but he's playing 90 and scoring goals so worth an early punt I reckon.

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Why Layoute and not Cancelo? Jota over Tielemans anyday

                1. Barnes Owl
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 5 days ago

                  Yeah did consider Jota and may still do it! Will also consider Cancelo next week!

        • Tony Martial
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Which is better?

          A-Get rid of Kane this week -4(-8)
          B-Get rid of Kane next week (-4)
          C- Get rid of Vardy in GW 12 -4(-8) (BHA)

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            This is confusing. Can you reword it?

          2. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            None

          3. Iceball
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Need some more factors, like who are you bringing in and which others taking out. At first glance I wouls say dont take a hit to take Kane out but it all depends...

        • Lucky Z
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Salah is destined for drop today for the next drop tomorrow?

          1. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I don't think he drops before we have more news

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              What more news do you expect?

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                If he'll be back by GW 10 or not

          2. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Possibly but may be skewed due to WC. I wouldn't take the risk and sell tonight depending on when you got Salah

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Have a look at my post below Tony. I think we are in a similar situation?

          3. Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            He'll only one more time

          4. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            He was on -30 this morning now on -90, will at 100 by 10pm!

        • dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Best option here for- 4

          A Salah to KDB ( a week early than planned when would have got for Son)
          B Salah to Bruno and captain
          C Any better suggestions very welcome

          Martinez
          Lamptey Chilwell Cancelo
          Salah * Son Ziyech (c) Grealish Podence
          Kane DCL

          Forster Saïss Mitchell Brewster

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I have almost the same midfield. I am playing Podence and hoping Salah comes back next GW

          2. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Similar options I'm thinking of and leaning towards B. Son to KDB/Sterling GW10

        • Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Salah to
          1. KDB
          2. Bruno
          3. Hames
          4. Ziyech

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Probably 2 if you have a plan to bring in City in GW10

          2. LewanGOALski
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I am probably getting Ziyech

          3. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            5. Mane

        • FC Hakkebøf
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          What to do here?

          A) Son to Fernandes (C) -4
          -> Keep Kane for the next three and do Kane + Stephens -> Salah + Brewster for gw12

          B) Same as above
          -> Kane to Vardy (C) for a hit in GW10. Fernandes to Salah for gw12.

          C) Do nothing this week
          -> Kane + Son to Vardy + Sterling for a hit next week

          Tough decision to make. What do you think, guys?

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I like option A due to the fact you are keeping Kane and he is ticking over nicely. But I do like C as its quite aggressive and could pay off handsomely. I don't like the idea of bringing in Bruno for a hit then get rid after 3GWs

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Every option includes hits

              1. Tonyawesome69
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                But you are getting rid after 3GWs is my issue with the hit

        • Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Salah going to drop tonight

          1. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Nope

            1. Inazuma X1
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Yep he's falling fast

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Yes he is, coz of WCers.

          2. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Yes dropped 60 points since this morning.

          3. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            It looks like he is

        • The real slim shady
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          KDB or Vardy for the comming 5 games?

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Sterling

          2. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Vardy

          3. Epic ⚽ 墅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            KDB

          4. Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Both really but if I had to choose one it would be vardy

        • Legohair
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          IS Salah likely to miss both next pl games?just wondering is Salah to Bruno good move?i do own rashford already...

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I think he will miss at least 2GWs but nothing confirmed. I would sell but probably to a City player since you already have Rashford

          2. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Why are we so sure he is likely to miss 2 games?

          3. Mr Tin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            There is a risk of 2 game weeks. Test was Friday 13th and with 14 days isolation and a 12.30 k/o on the Saturday he may not make it back from Egypt where he is in isolation.

        • Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          The "Will he drop tonight?" self-fulfilling prophecy is here for Salah tonight

          Yet somehow absent for Son...

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            The answer is yes 🙂

        • Rondon9
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Any ideas here gents?

          Martinez
          Chilwell Coufal Semedo
          Salah Grealish Son Bruno
          Kane DCL Bamford

          4m - Lamptey Mitchell Reed

          0FT 0.1ITB

          A Salah -> KDB -4
          B Play Lamptey
          C Something else?

          Cheers

          1. AnfieldLad
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            B

          2. dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A

          3. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A

          4. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A

          5. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            B

        • AnfieldLad
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          McCarthy
          Chilwell Cancelo Kilman*
          Son Grealish Soucek Bissouma
          Kane Werner DCL
          (Steer, Salah* Shaw* Ferguson*)
          0FT 1.2ITB

          WC to:

          McCarthy Forster
          Chilwell Cancelo Targett Coufal Kilman
          Bruno KDB Grealish Ziyech Bissouma
          Werner DCL Watkins

          1.8ITB for Bruno -> Salah

          Yay or nay ?

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I would keep the WC and take the hit to sell Salah

          2. dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Close to my wc, I’ve opted for vardy and bamford over Werner and Watkins

            1. AnfieldLad
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I think I’m only on Werner because I already have him and I like the fixture. Would be annoyed if I swapped to Vardy and Werner banged

              1. dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Haha I have Werner in my non wc team, I suppose you can get vardy in next week

                1. AnfieldLad
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 5 days ago

                  You not hit wildcard yet then? I’m 50:50 still. Can’t think there will be a better time/ time more needed than now tbh

        • Manani
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Foden/Barnes > Ziyech (-4)

          Yes or No?

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            No

        • Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Wilson( vs Chelsea) to Watkins(Brighton) for a hit?

          1. FPL Egregious
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            On the same boat... who are your other strikers? I have kane/werner. So Watkins and dcl/richa on my thoughts

            1. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I have DCL and Jimi.

              1. FPL Egregious
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                I would say wait for Newcastle presser and decide after.

          2. NateDogsCats
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Wilson has a good run but AFAIK he hasn't trained since he got injured in the last gw, Watkins has good fixtures too though but I'd avoid the hit unless you'll struggle to put out a team if Wilson isn't fit

          3. konrad.sygula95
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Please rate my WC team
            Martinez/Forster
            James/Coufal/KWP/Justin/Cancelo
            KDB/Bruno/Ziyech/Grealish/Riedewald
            Vardy/ Watkins/ DCL

            1. dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              You’ve got the cash, why James over chillwell?

              1. konrad.sygula95
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                With this squad I just have 0.9 itb so I am 0.1 short to get Chillwell instead of James

                1. dbeck
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 5 days ago

                  Justin to kilman or Lewis and James to chilwell

          4. MarcusAurelius
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Good to go?

            0.8 ITB, No FT

            Martinez
            Justin Lamptey Kilman
            Grealish KDB Bruno Son
            Kane DCL Werner

            Steer Phillips Bissouma Mitchell

          5. Tony Martial
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Sterling over KDB for just 3 weeks?

            Feel like Burnley and Fulham are prime Sterling.

            1. dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I’m prob having both

            2. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Isn't he injured ?

          6. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Most stuck I’ve been this season

            Martinez
            Chilwell Lamptey Taylor
            Salah Son Grealish Foden
            Kane Vardy DCL

            Steer Saiss Mitchell Alzate
            1ft 0.5itb

            A) salah & foden to fernandes & ziyech (nice for this week but need another hit for KDB next week)
            B) salah & foden to fernandes & soucek (son to KDB next week)
            C) salah & son to KDB & rashford (leaves me with foden, can sort him next week or do Saiss to canelo)

            Help please

            1. dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Does b leave you some cash to do Saiss to Cancello?

              1. No Professionals
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Yeah comfortably

            2. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              If Taylor doesn’t play ( doubt with minor hamstring) you may only have 2 playing defenders

          7. Shark Team
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Do we have any news on Salah suggesting he misses BHA(A) ?

            1. No Professionals
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Nothing firm

            2. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I don’t expect we will have any clarity until Monday when I believe is his next COVID test

          8. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Risk going with these or take a hit?

            Lamptey, Zouma, Saiss* (Mitchell*, Taylor*)
            Bruno, Rashford*, Zaha, Grealish (Salah*)
            Dcl, Kane, Brewster*

            6 out/doubts, 0.2 in the bank

            1. dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Ouch, hit salah out and bench Brewster and cross fingers

              1. RamaJama
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Not sure it’s worth it if it seems ve’s out for only one week, will have him back.