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Gundogan, Calvert-Lewin and Kane injury updates in Gameweek 25 team news

After rounding up Thursday’s press conferences in our first team news summary of the week, we finish the job with a recap of the virtual media gatherings that were held on Friday.

For more detailed information, keep tabs on our predicted line-ups, which will be updated throughout the afternoon.

Our video round-up with Andy and Neale is also available to view below:

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1,047 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Clueless what to do. Not gonna WC, what transfers to do here lads? 1FT, 1.6ITB, thx

    Meslier,Button
    Cancelo,Coufal,Mee,Mitchel,KWP*
    Salah,Son,Bruno,Gundo*,Maddison
    Antonio*,Bamford,Cavani

    1. gauzah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Same. I don't like the uncertainty of not knowing the fixtures.

      I've just transferred in Rafinha myself. I'd do maybe Maddy/Gundo(depends what price you bought him) to Rafinha if I were you.

  2. wantsharptv
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Cavani Antonio Gundagon killing me

    My take is Gundagon will come on late for KDB
    Antonio most likely to start buy harder fixture than cavani but having cavani on the bench v Newcastle seems suicidal

    Thoughts??

  3. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    The more I think about it the more I don’t want to use my WC

  4. mease14
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Bamford or Raph captain?

    Team below

    McCarthy
    Lowton - Dallas - Maguire
    Salah - Bruno - Gundogen - Raphinha - Son
    Bamford - Antonio

    Pope - Decordova Reid - Stones - Coufal

    1. KAALI_DAAL
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Bam Bam

      • Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        BamBam

    2. Tshelby
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Any tips? Might safe the ft

      The current team:

      1ft - 0.0 itb

      Martinez
      Shaw, Dias, Mee, Coufal, Dallas
      Grealish, Salah, Bruno, sterling, Gundogan
      Watkins, Antonio, Bamford

      1. AK_FC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Save, nice team

      2. djman102
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Looks good. I'd save.

      3. GoonerSteve
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Similar boat here.

        McCarthy, Pope
        Cancelo, Stones, Dallas, Coufal, Mitchell
        Gundogan, Grealish, Son, Salah, Bruno
        Bamford, Antonio, DCL.

        1ft.

        Tempted to drop Grealish for Rafinha.
        Also tempted by Antonio to Ings.

        May well do nothing though.

    3. HM2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Is Veltman nailed? Literally cant spare the 0.1m extra for Ben White

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Only while Lamptey is out

      2. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Heard burn might be due to March injury

    4. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      DCL to Ings for -4?

      1. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yes. Effectively only a -2 with him playing twice

        1. Kabayan
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          It's -4

          1. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            I meant because Ings is playing twice so extra appearance points on top of goal/assist potential

            1. Kabayan
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              No one can guarantee that he will play twice. It's just higher chance to get more point.

              1. nico05
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Id be very surprised if he didn't play both games but like you say no guarantee any player will play

      2. yakirh
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        No way, DCL has great DGW in 26, sell someone else

      3. AK_FC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        No for me. DCL better long term. Chelsea is a likely 2 pointer.

    5. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Who would you bench out of Gundogan, Antonio or Watkins?

    6. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Will predicted line ups page be updated before deadline?

      1. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        It will be, yeah

        1. FPL Pillars
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Thanks Geoff! Got a head ache for my city players... Cancelo and Gundo

          1. Geoff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Yeah I'm kind of thinking Gundogan plays, Cancelo I'm less sure on. But obviously it's really hard to know

    7. Bookmark
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Bench two
      Mee
      Gundo
      Son
      Cresswell
      Stones (have Cancelo)

    8. Plagued by indecision
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      If Grealish is cooked I could get Raphinha in for him, and then add Ings for Antonio -4

      OR do TAA > Dallas and Grealish > Raphinha and leave myself with enough change to do Antonio > Kane or Vardy for GW26.

      1. KAALI_DAAL
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Eww you still got TAA

          1. Plagued by indecision
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            thank you. very helpful.

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        DCL owners switching to Ings?

        1. nico05
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          I did and captained him

      3. The Red Devil
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        on WC,
        Ings + KdB
        or
        Vardy + Son

        1. HM2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Ings + Son

      4. Sturridge Wars
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        If DGW26 is announced before lockout am I good to go?

        Martinez
        Dias / Shaw / Konsa
        Salah / Bruno / Barnes / Gundo / Raph
        Kane / DCL

        Bench: Ederson, Watkins, Soyuncu & Striujk

      5. KAALI_DAAL
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Grealish to Raph for free?

          1. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            I wouldn't

            1. KAALI_DAAL
                2 months, 25 days ago

                What if there is truth to his injury?

            2. The_FF_King
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Yep!

            3. Plagued by indecision
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              I'm wondering this with the rumours. Had considered Saka > Raph, but getting rid of Grealish would leave more money in the bank!

            4. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              nothing is free - you will pay the price

          2. AK_FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            2 FT, 3.0 ITB. No FH, WC week 30. Have been on the fence re: Soucek > Raphinha or Antonio > Watkins. With Grealish possibly out, good to do Soucek > Raphinha? Would play Raphinha over Cancelo this week.

            Martinez
            Mee - Stones - Cancelo - Dallas
            Salah - Bruno - Son - Gundo
            Kane - Bamford

            (Areola; Soucek, Antonio, Coufal)

            1. KuttiBunja
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              how comes wildcard week 30 and not now?

              1. AK_FC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                I like my squad overall, and I think I can manage the double GWs in 26/27 with transfers, plus have a good start on blank 29. Would you do differently with this squad? Who would you change with a WC?

              2. AK_FC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Also, we don't know when doubles will be for sure and who will have fixtures in 29, so seems risky to me to WC right now unless team really needs it.

          3. Nemanja Vidic
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Martinez of Forster?

            1. AK_FC
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Martinez for sure. Double GWs and likely fixture in 29

          4. Chief Break-Everything
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            A) Twitter Rumour
            B) Pep

          5. C_G
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            am i gtg? 0.6 ITB, 1 FT.

            Mendy

            Dallas Cancelo Lowton

            Son Bruno Salah Raph Gundo

            Kane Bamford (c)

            Forster Antonio Mitchell Stones

          6. Purgatorio
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Sorry, got bottomed,
            Any help would be appreciated
            Play 1 out of these 3:

            a) Gundogan
            b) DCL
            c) Rudiger

            Thanks!

          7. Atimis
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Best from these??

            1. Shaw for 25 and 26
            2. Dallas for 25 and Tarko for 26

          8. LABILLETHEGOAT
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Which one for a FH?
            A. Gundo > Raphina
            B. Grealish > Raphina

            1. ViperStripes
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              B

            2. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 25 days ago

              B

          9. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Grealish has created 30% of Villa's total chances created this season

            1. AC/DC AFC
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              The Villa turnaround is almost the story of the season so far.

          10. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Sort the tweets out, should of screen shot them not allow to load making pages jump, annoying 🙁

          11. mwa1t
              2 months, 25 days ago

              I think Grealish rumours are true, anyone claiming to know how long he's out for is total rubbish however

            • ViperStripes
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Woudl you use TC chip this week on Raphinha or Bamford?

              1. The_FF_King
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                I’m tempted by Bamford

              2. moment
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Personally no.

              3. OleBall
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  No

                  1. LABILLETHEGOAT
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    I wouldn't

              4. wulfrunian
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Less than two hours for the deadline and Team news still not updated.

              5. bitm2007
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                What was Mourinho's comment that makes Ben Crellin think that Fulham is more like that Southampton in DGW26 ?

                https://twitter.com/BenCrellin/status/1362798711995301905

              6. FPL ElasticO
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Who should you start this GW?

                A. Gundo
                B. Mee (also got Pope)

              7. Silecro
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Bottomed

                Grealish > Raphinha
                Antonio > Ings
                For free
                Yes or no?

                1. AC/DC AFC
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Good predicting.

                  Yes.