Rudiger returns, Tuchel discusses James’ best position

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. The big news of Wednesday from a Fantasy perspective, of course, was the confirmation of a Double Gameweek 36 for Manchester City … Read more

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger on the verge of Real Madrid switch

Soon to be out of contract Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is on the verge of a free transfer to Real Madrid, according to reports. The German’s future has been up in the air for much of the season, and the increased uncertainty around ownership has only served to further muddy the waters. Speaking after his … Read more

Rudiger injury latest as Nketiah enters budget FPL forward radar

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from Wednesday’s four Gameweek 33 fixtures in our Scout Notes summary. The graphics below are taken from LiveFPLRagabolly’s excellent and ever-improving website (which now has a new look!), and our own Premium Members Area. GOALS, ASSISTS AND BONUS INJURIES AND BANS Antonio Rudiger (£6.2m) … Read more

Thomas Tuchel issues fitness update on Antonio Rudiger ahead of West Ham clash

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has revealed that key center-back Antonio Rudiger has missed out on their home tie with Arsenal through injury, with the German defender touch and go for the next London derby against West Ham. Rudiger was nowhere to be seen when the Chelsea line up was announced, leading to speculation as to … Read more

Havertz and Martinelli subs as Rudiger misses out

Four more Premier League fixtures take place this evening on the penultimate night of Double Gameweek 33. Chelsea v Arsenal, Everton v Leicester City and Newcastle United v Crystal Palace all get underway at 19:45 BST, with Manchester City v Brighton and Hove Albion kicking off 15 minutes later. Pep Guardiola has made six changes … Read more

The record that Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger set with his long range effort against Brentford

Chelsea fell to an embarassing 4-1 defeat at the hands of Brentford at Stamford Bridge in their latest Premier League clash, despite taking a 1-0 lead in the encounter. Goals from Vitaly Janelt, Christian Eriksen and Yoanne Wissa canceled out a thunderous effort from Antonio Rudiger just moments into the second half, handing Chelsea a … Read more

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger set to sign pre-contract with Juventus

Chelsea’s imperious centre-back Antonio Rudiger is set to sign a contract with Juventus when his current deal at Stamford Bridge runs out, according to Italian media. The German defender, who has been a stalwart in Thomas Tuchel’s backline since he took over 14 months ago, is out of contract in the summer, and has shown … Read more

Rudiger recalled, Broja a sub, Livramento + Calvert-Lewin out

Double Gameweek 29 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) continues this Sunday lunchtime, with five matches kicking-off at 14:00 GMT: Chelsea v Newcastle United Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers Leeds United v Norwich City Southampton v Watford West Ham United v Aston Villa Starting at Stamford Bridge, Thomas Tuchel makes four changes from the 3-1 win over … Read more

Digne, King + Jimenez return, Rudiger benched

After a two-day breather, Double Gameweek 28 returns this evening with four Premier League fixtures. Norwich City v Chelsea, Southampton v Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers v Watford get underway at 19:30 GMT, followed by Leeds United v Aston Villa quarter of an hour later. The big team news arrives at Carrow Road, where Antonio … Read more

Newcastle enter the race for Chelsea contract rebel Antonio Rudiger

Newcastle United have emerged as a shock potential destination for Antonio Rudiger, who is out of contract at Chelsea this summer. The German has been rightly lauded as one of the best defenders in the Premier League over the last 18 months in Chelsea’s generally stub defence, but seems unlikely to remain at Stamford Bridge … Read more