Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti is currently sidelined from pre-season training, he is dealing with a calf issue via Mitch Cleary.
McDonald-Tipungwuti has not trained with the main group for 2 weeks.
Essendon are likely to provide an update in the upcoming period.
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McDonald-Tipungwuti averaged 10.1 Disposals, 2.5 Marks, 2.8 Tackles & 1.7 Goals from 20 games in 2021.
Essendon open their 2022 season against Geelong at the MCG on Saturday March 19.
Fantasy Impact: Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti averaged 54.1pts from 20 games in 2021, he scored a season high 85pts in Round 6 against Collingwood.
There is no current suggestion that he will miss the start of the season through this latest injury, if he were to be delayed that would open up opportunities likely through a small forward role.
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McDonald-Tipungwuti is a pass in season long fantasy, his ceiling isn’t strong enough plus his small forward pressure type role provides inconsistent scoring.
He’s a pass in single season draft leagues.