Gameweek 26 FPL team news: Jota, Maddison, Trippier and more
All of the Premier League managers have now given a press conference ahead of the Gameweek 26. Here we round-up the FPL team news thanks to the press conference coverage provided by Fantasy Football Scout.
Press conference round-up
The Fantasy Football Scout website has quotes from all of Thursday and Friday’s manager press conferences. Head over to the Scout website or Twitter account for the most update Double Gameweek 26 team news.
You can also catch Neale and Az on the latest YouTube Team News stream.
In Gameweek 26 all 20 Premier League teams will participate, with eight playing twice.
Injury Update: Diogo Jota
Jurgen Klopp shared news on Diogo Jota in his latest Press Conversion. Klopp said Jota (ankle) won’t be able to face Norwich. He also said that Jota is a big doubt for the second game of Double Gameweek against Leeds. When asked about timescales Klopp stated:
Pretty much everything is possible in the moment.Klopp on Jota’s timescale for return
FPL team news: Mason Mount
Mason Mount was injured playing for Chelsea at the Club World Cup. In Tuchel’s press conference he shared that Mount (ankle) will be out for Chelsea’s Gameweek 26 match against Palace. However, he hopes Mount might make next weekend’s League Cup final against Liverpool.
FPL team news: James Maddison
Brendan Rodgers explained that James Maddison was replaced shortly after coming on as a Thursday night as he was ill.
FPL team news: Eric Dier
Antonio Conte gave a positive update on Eric Dier in his press conference. He said defender Eric Dier (thigh) is fit and available for Spurs’ trip to Man City.
Conte also said one, unnamed Tottenham player has tested positive for Covid.
Injury update: Kieran Trippier
Newcastle have shared that Kieran Trippier has had surgery on his foot. With the announcement of back to back Double Gameweeks for Newcastle, FPL managers will be disappointed to hear that the right-back will miss two months of football.
FPL team news: Ivan Toney
Brentford manager Thomas Frank shared that they will be making a late call on forward Ivan Toney. Toney has been out with a calf injury and he isn’t yet back in full training after missing the last two matches.
More FPL Gameweek 26
In addition to this, there are lots more articles offering advice and guidance to FPL managers ahead of Gameweek 26. FPL manager can read all about the latest injuries and bans as well as a preview of Gameweek 26.