Haaland, Palmer & Porro: FPL injury updates ahead of Spurs and Chelsea doubles

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The latest Gameweek 35 FPL injury news including updates on Erling Haaland and Cole Palmer.

With yellow flags dotted all over the pick teams screen of the world’s Fantasy Premier League players, we’ve brought together all the most up-to-date injury news affecting the FPL’s most popular assets after the managers’ press conferences.

Erling Haaland, Cole Palmer and Pedro Porro are among the players with fitness issues heading into a crucial gameweek which sees doubles for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur – and we’ve got all the latest information on them and many other key players.

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Erling Haaland

The Norwegian striker missed the 4-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion courtesy of a muscular injury sustained in the game against Real Madrid last week – and Pep Guardiola has been typically unhelpful in terms of updates on his condition. He has said that Haaland is “feeling better” but when asked if he would play, simply said “I don’t know.” Unfortunately, barring a helpful leak, it is very unlikely that we’ll get a proper update before Saturday’s transfer deadline.

Cole Palmer

Some good news, now – free-scoring attacking midfielder Palmer, who will be wearing the captain’s armband for just about every team in the FPL this weekend, has recovered from the illness that kept him out of Tuesday night’s 5-0 thrashing at the Emirates. He’s been training for the last couple of days and Mauricio Pochettino “assume[s] he is going to be ready for tomorrow.”

Malo Gusto & Ben Chilwell

There was no word from the Argentine head coach on Malo Gusto or Ben Chilwell, but the latest update from the club said that both players were still undergoing rehabilitation for their injuries – based on how that lines up with the information they’ve provided about players in the past, it means they’re likely both out. Reece James and Levi Colwill, unfortunately, aren’t ready yet despite returning to light training exercises.

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Pedro Porro & Richarlison

Good news for people looking to buy into Spurs’ two forthcoming double gameweeks – both Pedro Porro and Richarlison have been in full training ahead of the North London Derby on Sunday, and Ange Postecoglou has said that “they are both available.” Wouldn’t it be nice if all Premier League managers spoke with so much candour? Unfortunately, he has also confirmed that Destiny Udogie will miss the rest of the season, despite FPL claiming that he has a 25% chance to play. He doesn’t, sadly.

Jarrod Bowen

The West Ham United winger has been in and out of the side in the last couple of weeks thanks to a minor injury, but David Moyes thinks there’s a “good chance” that he’ll play this weekend after coming through recent training sessions.

Marcus Rashford

The England forward is unlikely to feature this weekend – a minor injury kept him out of the 4-2 win over Sheffield United and Erik ten Hag told the media today that he will have the same squad available with the addition of Mason Mount. He didn’t reference Rashford’s condition, but it seems as though he’s out.

Eberechi Eze

Having starred over the double gameweek last time out, marauding midfielder Eze is now “questionable” for this weekend, according to Oliver Glasner. He has a problem with his knee and his club will make a decision on his availability tomorrow. It sounds like a full 90 minutes is unlikely - but Michael Olise should start, apparently.

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Ivan Toney

The Brentford striker has been another big-ticket absentee in recent weeks, but could be in line for a return against Everton on Saturday. Thomas Frank stopped short of confirming his availability, simply saying that “I hope” he will be ready and noting that he still needs to come through today’s training session intact.

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