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Gundogan, Calvert-Lewin and Kane injury updates in Gameweek 25 team news

After rounding up Thursday’s press conferences in our first team news summary of the week, we finish the job with a recap of the virtual media gatherings that were held on Friday.

For more detailed information, keep tabs on our predicted line-ups, which will be updated throughout the afternoon.

Our video round-up with Andy and Neale is also available to view below:

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1,047 Comments Post a Comment
  1. greggles
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    What is better? 1 FT, 0.7 ITB.

    A) TAA > Dallas
    B) Saka > Raphinha
    C) TAA > Dallas and Antonio > Ings (-4)

    Team currently:

    Martinez / Pope
    TAA / Bednarek / Cancelo / Stones / Shaw
    Grealish / Saka / Salah / Fernandes / Gundogan
    Antonio / Bamford / DCL

    1. Quan MisTaka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      C

  2. Sturridge Wars
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Which one?

    A) Son & Ayew
    B) Maddison & DCL

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Ayew kidding me?

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      B for me

    3. Quan MisTaka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      B

  3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    what happened to grealish? just logged in to see his name mentioned

    1. Avery
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      "Grealish not seen in any training pictures and there are rumours (not credible yet) that he has a stress fracture in his shin (4-6 weeks out).

      Not worth transferring out on that alone but keep an eye out over the next few hours."

      https://twitter.com/FPL__Raptor/status/1362791098440167445?s=20

      1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        ffs

      2. jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I would have thought his calves would protect his shins better.

    2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Was climbing up the PL building to look inside the windows for fixtures

    3. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Absolutely nothing. His hair is still a shambles and he's prone on the ground trying to get the opposition booked allotment time for the weekend is 4.6 minutes.

      1. Hooky
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Can't get much done on an allotment in 4.6 minutes

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Tasty carrots PULLED.

  4. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 18 days ago

    In all honesty it sounds like some little scared person who transferred out Grealish this week is scared in case he hauls so he’s made up some fake injury news to reduce his ownership...

    1. mwa1t
        2 months, 18 days ago

        No solid source, but it is true he wasn't in any of the training pics.

        1. seanie3
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          doesn't mean anything, tons of reasons why he isn't in some of the training pics taken in probably a 1 hour window..

          1. mwa1t
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Agreed, but the rumour didn't come out thin air. Every single one of the rest of the 11 were in the pics

        2. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Don't expect much out of him against Leicester anyway ; not in my team. But I can't find any reliable source.

        3. pavlev
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          this would be ideal as i was really struggling to justify selling him for son.

        4. Baines on Toast...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          The trend this season is no smoke without fire tbh.

          1. BobbyDoesNotLook
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I agree. Kane had a good reason as well in the end.

      • GoonerGirl
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Hi Guys,

        Will Stones or Cancello likely be benched this week do you think, if so shall I bench the one most likely to be benched and play Watkins or just play them both over Watkins?

        Thanks

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Cancelo more likely one would think with an eye to the CL . . . Stones had his rest.

          1. GoonerGirl
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Thanks 🙂

      • Captain_Shirokov
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        i'm sorry you guys

        you're right

        ben crellin is actually a legend for the work he does

        think of all the people wasting their wcs this week because of him lol

        #legend

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          one way or the other he is an FPL legend

      • BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        What is the template WC25 BB26 team right now?
        Haven't logged on in a while

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          There’s no template, just chaos and panic

      • dsefton
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        repost, 1FT
        A) Antonio --> Bamford
        B) Soucek --> Raphinha
        C) Antonio + Soucek --> Bamford + Raphinha (-4)

        1. mr messi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          A

      • FDMS All Starz
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Kinda stuck, What would you do here? 2FTs and 0.3itb

        McCarthy
        Alioski - Lowton - Mee
        Sterling - Gundogan - Salah - Son - Bruno
        Adams - Bamford

        (Johnstone - Watkins - Stones - Coufal)

      • kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        from reading above I fear Gundo cameo at best

        start 1

        A: Gundogan (ars)
        B: Lowton (WBA)

        *honest question

        1. Effe
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          I’ve got the same dilemma (except Mee instead of Lowton)

          1. kennethrhcp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            reckon im going to gamble on Gundo

            1. Effe
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Me too (with Mee first sub)

        2. FPL Pillars
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          A

          1. kennethrhcp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            cheers

        3. Balls of Steel
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          That's what I'm fearing also and really contemplating doing Soucek to Raphina and benching Gundo....

      • Mesh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Who to bench?
        A. Gundogan
        B. Stones
        (playing Cancelo)

        1. golfboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          B

        2. Keeptrying
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          I am currently on benching B) myself

        3. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          B

      • Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Bottomed

        Final check - G2G? Agree re bench? Pope vs Martinez is a killer!

        May play TC next week and will WC after BGW29

        0FT 1.3itb
        Pope
        Dias, Dallas, Shaw
        Salah, Bruno (v), Son, Gundo, Raphinha (C)
        Bamford, Ings
        (Martinez) (DCL, Stones, Coufal)

        Cheers and GL all!

      • Quan MisTaka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        A) Dias + Pereira
        B) Cancelo + Dias
        C) Pereira + Cancelo

      • Eskimo Brother
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I've never been on the boards so close to a deadline before. Entertaining!

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Saturday deadlines are mental. This is nothing.

      • Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Hello fixtures. Where are you?

      • RECKLESS
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        How legit is Grealish Frature injury news? 4 weeks?!

        1. RECKLESS
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Fracture*

        2. mwa1t
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Any mention of type of injury/time out is bullshit. Only thing we know for sure is that he wasn't in training pics from today.

            1. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Likely having his hair done.

              1. mwa1t
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  You are really funny

          • Dasher0303
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Martinez
            Stones Dallas Shaw
            Son Bruno Sterling Grealish Gundo
            Bam Richalrison

            Steer DCL Pieters Dunne

            0.9itb 1ft any ideas what to do

            1. Quan MisTaka
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              g2g

          • built_this_city
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            No point wildcarding this now is there -

            McCarthy
            Mee, Dias, Cancelo
            Gundog, Salah, Bruno, Son
            Barnes, Bamford (c), Ings
            Subs - Button, Rodriguez, Holding, Justin

            Might as well leave it until the fixtures come out?

            1. Nay08
                2 months, 18 days ago

                yeah with fixtures haven't been announced yet, it's a risk

            2. Nay08
                2 months, 18 days ago

                So with what Mou said, should I hold on one more week to transfer Kane in?
                the initial plan was DCL+Pereira to Kane+Raphinha

                if only do raphinha, I would bench DCL still.
                and if I do both, I would bench Watkins.

              • El Lobito 10
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                A. Salah plus Stones, Cancelo, Gundo
                B. KdB plus Alonso, Cancelo, Gundo

                1. Quan MisTaka
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  A for now

                  1. El Lobito 10
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    Cheers

              • Aaa
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                No wildcard or free hit available, would anybody bench boost this?

                JOHNSTONE/GREALISH/LOWTON/TARGETT

                Team is:

                Martinez
                Cancelo/Mee/Dallas
                Salah/Bruno/Gundo/Raphinha
                Kane/Bamford/DCL

              • Jafooli
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Source for the Andy Carroll injury Please?

                1. FPL Pillars
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Check past injury record for source

                2. Bushwhacker
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Relevance your honor?

              • King Kun Ta
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                And the armband goes tooooooo.....

                A Bamford
                B Raphina
                C Ings
                D Bruno

                Ta lads & good luck this DGW!

                1. jbenny1107
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Bam Bam Boom Boom

                2. iCon
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  I'd like to go with Raph but will end up on Baaaaaa-mford

                3. El Lobito 10
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  I'm going D

              • how now brown cow
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Grealish wearing a 2 year old's shin pads is always going to leave him susceptible.

                1. Boxwoods
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  This.

                2. mwa1t
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    Shinpads don't protect you from stress fractures

                3. Tozier
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  I can survive without them but aren't the predicted line ups on this site a bit useless if they aren't up before the deadline?

                  1. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    That's why they're 'predictions'.

                    1. Ruth_NZ
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 18 days ago

                      They didn't use to be "a bit useless" when Demi did them. He had a network of ITK people telling him stuff. That's the kind of quality you lose when you sell out.

                4. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Been away for 5 mins and return to noise about a 5 pm announcement. Just speculation or was something said?

                5. Purgatorio
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Any help would be appreciated
                  Play 1 out of these 3:

                  a) Gundogan
                  b) DCL
                  c) Rudiger

                  Thanks!

                6. NateDogsCats
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    Am I crazy for considering Neto over Raphinha on WC?

                  • Pengen
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    On WC and planning on using BB for 26. Final decision comes down to this:

                    A) Pickford, Son, Ings
                    B) Johnstone, Salah, Watkins

                    So torn