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Fantasy AnalysisRamos was ruled out for three months shortly before this summer's Copa America but looks like he will return sooner than expected. The player had a poor first season with Dortmund but sporting director Michael Zorc has said that he is confident he will make a big impact when he returns: "If he did not have the quality to play for us, we would not have signed him."
Fantasy AnalysisDepite strong rumors that the Italian may be going elsewhere this summer, Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has revealed that no bids have been made. Zorc was quoted as saying that "we have received no offers for Immobile. He is still a part of our squad." Meanwhile Immobile's agent seems to have ruled out any move whatsoever. He stated that "Dortmund have taken him off the market. He's going to join the German club on their summer preseason training camp."
Fantasy AnalysisWinger Vasquez was sent out on loan to Espanyol last year by Real with an option to buy at the end of the 2014/15 season. Espanyol exercised the clause to purchase the midfielder but Real have stepped in and made an arrangement to buy him back. The player had three assists and six goals in 33 league games last season and Real were so impressed that they have taken back Vasquez on a five-year deal.
Fantasy AnalysisTrinidad and Tobaga aren't expected to progress far in the tournament, so Jones isn't expected to miss all of July, but he still figures to miss multiple MLS games.
Fantasy AnalysisDavis has dealt with a knee issue over the past couple of weeks and was actually sent home from the Gold Cup because of this injury. However, he's apparently made a speedy recovery and even has a shot to rejoin the starting XI for Friday's match.
Fantasy AnalysisLovejoy sprained his right hamstring during this past Friday's game against FC Dallas and was prematurely forced off the field after just 29 minutes. It was Lovejoy's second start of the season, but Brad Davis (knee) is considered probable for Friday's game and could end up regaining a spot in the starting XI over Lovejoy for the remainder of the season.
Fantasy AnalysisAyuk's next opportunity to play in MLS competition will be against Toronto FC on July 18. Andrew Wenger should be in store for added playing time while Ayuk takes a seat on the bench.
Fantasy AnalysisNyassi's next opportunity to play will be against the Dynamo on July 10. In the meantime, both Tommy Thompson and J.J. Koval have opportunities for added time on the field.
Fantasy AnalysisGordon has failed to reach the 25 minute mark in his last four MLS games so his absence against Toronto won't likely create significant opportunities for his fellow bench players. His next opportunity to return will be July 17 against San Jose.
Fantasy AnalysisDuvall suffered the injury during Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup game against the New York Cosmos and had to be stretchered off the field. His prolonged absence, combined with his teammates' international obligations, should create some unexpected minutes for both Anthony Wallace and Connor Lade.