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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. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Bamford (TC) locked 😎 nothing to lose at my rank.. go bam bam...

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Would have done the same if not for the Phillips injury

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      GL, armband on him o/

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      With Phillips out, Leeds tend to concede more and score less. I think the captaincy is enough

    4. Woy_is_back
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Whats your rank chuckster? Last year you did good, no?

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        it's so bad that I haven't even bothered to look at it lol 😛 missed last gw's deadline to make it worse and now it's time to go big...

        1. Woy_is_back
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Last few years I only missed one or two deadlines before that I "missed" 10 per season lol. Bamford is a good choice for tc though

  2. Tombory
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    I have wildcard and bench boost left... When to use? I have no idea

    1. JoeSoap
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Could take hits next week and bench boost if there are doubles and save WC.

  3. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Is Ben White at 4.4m good value? Seems nailed

    1. faux_C
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I have him!

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Yeh. Not sure whether to pay more for Dunk's chance of goals though.

    3. mwa1t
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Played more minutes than any other Brighton def this season. Definitely nailed.

      • Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Totally nailed, but not got the goal threat of Dunk.

      • AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yes

    4. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Team and bench order look gtg?

      Pope
      Cancelo Dallas Robertson
      Salah Bruno Grealish Raphinha
      Ings Bamford (c) Watkins

      Martinez Gundogan Tarkowski Coufal

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        If Gundogan starts and huals you're done for

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Would you start over Grealish? Was concerned about Gundogan cameo gorc1 point

      2. BooYaKasha
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Start Guido and bench Ollie

    5. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Antonio> Ings(-4)??
      Antonio on the bench atm. But Grealish in starting XI.

      1. JoeSoap
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Tempted, see below.

      2. G Banger
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Same for me, cant pick!!!

    6. JoeSoap
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Probably doing A. Any of the others worth hits?

      A. Mendy>Raphinha
      B. Antonio>Ings
      C. Mitchell>Dallas/Dunk

      Pope
      Cancelo, Dias, Mee
      Fernandes, Grealish, Salah, Gundogan
      DCL, Antonio, Bamford
      Steer, Coufal, Mitchell, Mendy

    7. FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Wanna just do 1FT for this week so what would you do here? (0.3itb)

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

      (Johnstone - Watkins - Stones - Coufal)

    8. vincentwsho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Start Cresswell or Dias?

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cresswell for me.

    9. Daniel-The FPL Fanatic 😉
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Is West Ham's fixture-swing cause to sell Antonio for #DGW25?

      #FFScout career Hall of Fame no. 1⃣ Fábio Borges has listed his potential replacements

      #FPL #FantasyPL #whufc

      I saw fixtures in the twit and panicked

    10. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      .I've chosen:
      * Pope over Martinez
      * Raphinha cap over Bamford
      * DCL first on bench before Stones

      Am I certifiably crazy or correct?

      1. Steve McCroskey
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        It's so crazy it just might work

      2. Im New Here
          2 months, 25 days ago

          I like Raphinha cap and am tempted to do the same

      3. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        With all the uncertainty and shenanigans, what's best?

        A) Ings & Konsa (Son on bench). Ings & Raphinha -> Watkins & Barnes (-4) in GW26
        B) Son & Targett (Watkins on bench). Raphinha -> Barnes in GW26

        Cheers!

        1. ted mcnure
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          B looks best

      4. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Ings fit?

      5. Daniel-The FPL Fanatic 😉
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Where are the fixtures?

      6. Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        The best strength of Fabio Borges is he's not on here or Twitter an hour before the DL.

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Yeah, he knew Grealish was injured yesterday.

      7. Nay08
          2 months, 25 days ago

          bottomed

          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.

        • Arcaddde
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Start / sit GK thoughts please:

          Martinez (Leic) or Mendy (Sou)

          Chelsea more likely to keep a clean sheet but Martinez has been lights out of late....

        • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          why does the page scroll me up towards the article, I don't want to read the article 🙄

          1. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Was just wondering this

          2. Champ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Same. Pain

        • Corona is not good 4 U
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Make Soucek -> Ward-Prowse sense?

            West Ham fixtures will get nasty and Southampton will have a few double gameweeks?

            Thanks!

          • Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Will be funny if they release the fixtures at 6pm

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              6:30pm*

            2. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              That's my hope

              Nothing in this as WC already used but chaos is fun

          • aborg
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            On WC. Bring in Kane for Watkins and play him this GW or play Watkins this GW and use FT to bring in Kane for Bamford next week?

          • mwa1t
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Several accounts reporting Grealish injury now. Still sceptical, but does seem odd he wasn't in training pictures

            • Buck The Trent
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Would you play Antonio ahead of Gundo?

              1. Ha.
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                no

            • Pedram
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Is it wise to have Kane as your first bench sub?

              1. Ha.
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                no

              2. FPL Pillars
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                It’s wise to play him

            • Make United Great Again
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Captain

              A. Bruno
              B. Bamford

              1. Saosin
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Bam och Rap for me

              2. Ha.
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                A

              3. tinear
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Bruno

            • Saosin
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              -4 atm. Good to go?

              Mendy
              Cancelo - Stones - Dallas
              Bruno - Raphinha - Gundo - Grealish Salah
              Bamford - Kane

              Forster. DCL - Mitchell - Coufal

              1. wantsharptv
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Got a feeling gundo will come on as a late sub..

                1. The Prophet
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  I’m the same I’ve put DCL ahead of him.

            • wantsharptv
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Desperation time

              Which two would you START?

              Antonio
              Cavani
              Gundo
              Cancelo

              Thanks

              1. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Gundogan Cancelo

            • Wılly
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Sterling or Gundagon to Raphinha

              Money from Sterling can be used to bring in Kane

            • Woy_is_back
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Gtg?

              Martinez
              Stones Cancelo Tarkowski
              Raphinha Salah gundo Bruno Barnes
              Ings Bumford(c)

              Steer Mitchell coufal brewster

            • cuppatea78
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Which 2 would you start with this week?

              A) Konsa (Leicester Home)
              B) Harvey Barnes (Villa Away
              C) Lowton (WBA Home)
              D) Shaw (Newcastle Home)

              1. The Invincibles
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                C & D

            • Shark Team
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Drop Watkins now that Grealish is out?

              1. mwa1t
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Yup

                • Ronnies
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Are you 100% he is out ?

                • Bushwhacker
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Not confirmed.