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FPL Daily: Firmino injury update

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points of the day in FPL Daily, a series that services weekdays where there is no press conference round-up or Premier League match.

KLOPP ON FIRMINO

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Roberto Firmino (£8.7m) is likely to miss the first-leg of Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final with Villarreal, Jurgen Klopp has confirmed. The Brazilian is set to remain sidelined with the foot injury that has kept him out of the Reds’ last two Premier League fixtures.

However, there are no other fresh fitness concerns following Sunday’s Merseyside derby win over Everton.

Offering an update ahead of Wednesday’s encounter at Anfield, Klopp said:

“I don’t think (he is ready) yet. He is running outside and that’s good, obviously, but I am not sure. Maybe somebody will surprise me afterwards and tell me, ‘Yes, Bobby is in.’ (I will have) open arms, but I don’t think so. Apart from that, no (new injuries) that I know yet.” – Jurgen Klopp

JAMES/RUDIGER BACK IN TRAINING

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Reece James (£6.4m) and Antonio Rudiger (£6.1m) have both been spotted in training, offering encouragement that they could yet still be involved in Double Gameweek 34.

James was a surprise absentee against West Ham on Sunday, with Thomas Tuchel saying that he had felt some discomfort in his hamstrings, while Rudiger has missed Chelsea’s last two fixtures with a groin injury.

LIVRAMENTO OUT UNTIL 2023

Armstrong ends goal drought as Livramento keeps up fine FPL form 1

According to reports, Tino Livramento (£4.3m) is set to miss the rest of 2022 after scans revealed he has an ACL injury which will require surgery.

The 19-year-old was stretchered off and required oxygen after picking up the injury against Brighton and Hove Albion in Gameweek 34, an incident which has seemingly brought his excellent debut season in senior football to a premature end.


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539 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Is there any chance they still haven't announced the City double before deadline this GW? The delay is getting ridiculous now.

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Maybe they haven't decided? Gw 37 looking more likely every minute.

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

    A) Robbo and Nkhetiah

    OR

    B) Matip and Richarlison?

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      B

    2. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Nketiah wont probably start many games until end of season. Richarlison pick is bad. Hard one

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

        Just for DGW36

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

          Matip i Richarlison. Everton should fight for their lives so if anyone Richarlison should be involved

  3. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Keep Sterling or transfer to Son?
    A) Keep
    B) Transfer

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      B

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        But consider also tossing a coin 🙁

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      trying to find other routes to Son

  4. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Help needed pls.

    1FT

    Wood > ???

    a. Nketiah

    b. Dennis

    Cheers

    1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      b

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      B

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

      b

    4. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      thanks for responses lads

  5. Hazardous1983
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    ML HAS 39 LEAD, has cash and coutinho

    really wanted to bring them in this week, should i copy? or who do I differentiate with

    1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      depends how similar your other players are. I wouldnt get Coutinho, better options in midfield imo. Cash maybe

      1. Hazardous1983
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        currently have havertz mount kulu salah saka

        he has, salah barnes kulu havertz coutinho

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Try Zaha or Eriksen in midfield

      Robertson/Alonso in defense

      1. Hazardous1983
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        zaha is a shout.

    3. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      39 isn't too much.
      Get one of them, and pick a differential for the other slot.

  6. Mr Ozil
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Who is a better defensive option from Villa? up to 4.9

    A- Young (if Digne is out)
    B- Konsa

  7. Hazardous1983
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    keep havertz mount and james or change and to who?

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Kulu is weakest and least explosive link in your (and his) attack, target him 1st.

      James to Robertson if possible could be handy

      1. Hazardous1983
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        was thinkin kulu to zaha/coutinho i dont no why i think coutinho will be on fire this weekend

        i own robbo

        my defense is james robbo taa schar ait nouri

        his is taa cash white kilman doherty

  8. The Mentaculus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 5 days ago

    I've just started drafting FH teams for 36, but am now thinking that maybe 37 would be better. If I can get this team out in 36 for -4, its probably better to save FH for 37 right...? Would probably be better for me if City double falls in 36.

    Schmeichel
    TAA Cancelo James Matip
    KDB Mané Mount Saka Martinelli*
    Kane

    (Could do Martinelli to ESR/Ramsey if he's benched again this week)

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Yeah FH37 or even 38 could well be best.

      Free Hit great for navigating change, hence gw38 could be prime.

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

        Cool. Will see what kind of appetite I have for Villa & Palace come 37 then. And whether the title race goes to the final day

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

      Yeh I've been planning to FH 37 for a good while now, think that's the best option

    3. kringe
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      True. Im FHitting In 37 which is why really hoping City double in 37 and not 36

  9. Stram Dunk
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    DDG
    Cancelo TAA James
    Salah Son Sterling Barnes Havertz
    Broja Weghorst

    Roll ft?

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

      Can do. Anyone on the bench who could play ahead of Broja?

      1. Stram Dunk
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Thanks
        RAN, Schar and Gerhardt on the bench so not really 🙁

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

    WC Active for BB at gw36.
    Huge bench dilemma.

    Schmeichel
    Trent alonso cancelo cash matip
    Coutinho salah mount son
    Dennis

    Foster watkins nketiah saka

    Whom to play

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

      Hmm that is quite the headache.... would play Saka if fit though - maybe ahead of Alonso if he starts v Man Utd?

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

      Saka over Matip

  11. The Mantis
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Feel like I can afford to save FT this week dependent on mid-week fixture outcomes?

    Schmeich (Foster)
    Laporte / Cancelo / TAA / Alonso (Davies)
    Mount / Son / Salah / KDB (KDH)
    Pukki / Nket (Geldardt)

    Fully expect some of my line up to be rotated this week but will roll with the punches as fairly well set up for BB 36, unless i'm missing someone in particular for this week?

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

      Save. You’ve got the two players I’d like this week in Son and KDB.

    2. The Mentaculus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      All good. Roll it I think

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

    Thoughts on this plan?
    35; Save FT.
    36; BB; Sterling+Havertz >> KDB+Saka
    37; FH.
    38; Last FT fun.

    Foster
    TAA, Robbo, Cancelo, Laporte
    Salah, Sterling, Havertz, Mount
    Dennis, Nketiah
    (Schmeichel, Davies, Pukki, KDH)

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

      Other option is Sterling >> Son(C) and take the hit the week after possibly

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Like it!
      Planning something very similar.
      Sterling(C) this week?

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

        Tempted mate. You own Sterling? Other option is to move for Son (perhaps for 1 week) for the armband

        1. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Yes I own him. Im planning to move to Son only if City double is confirmed for GW37 and I dont need to get KDB for a hit next week otherwise if City double in GW36 then I will save FT and upgrade Sterling to KDB next week.
          Dont think there's much to separate between Salah/Son/Sterling for captaincy this week all seem like good options.

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

            Yeah true. I need 15 fit players for 36 so need to be careful with my FTs. Rolling one would probably really help. But if I feel Son is the best captain I’ll make that move. Any sign of when we will find out when City double?

            1. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              We should get the news before deadline this week hopefully. Exactly 2 weeks left now if the match was to be played in GW36. Its hard to split between captaincy this week. Might be a good week to take a risk.

    3. aapoman
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Looks good!

  13. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    1 lone striker..

    Dennis or Werner…

    Or Werner to Watkins -4

    1. aapoman
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I'd start Werner.

  14. aapoman
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    1ft and 0.1itb. WC used last week, BB36, FH37

    Ederson
    TAA Robbo Cancelo James
    Salah Havertz Mount Kulusevski
    Watkins Dennis

    Foster; Pukki, White, KDH

    The reasonable move would be to bank the ft? Or Havertz -> Foden?

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

      Save and reassess next GW

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Bank, great team

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

      Save yeah

  15. Gazwaz80
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    New article chaps…

  16. FCSB
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Those who own Son & Kane, who would you go with for (C) v LEI ?