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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. Royal5
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Anyone know the status on Cavani?

    1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Married

    2. Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I'm wondering the same. Have to start either him or Antonio

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Sold Antonio for Ings :/ Need at least Cavani or Grealish to start.

    3. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I'm starting him.

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Same atm

  2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Ings in with the confirmed double over Kane this GW?

    A. Antonio to Ings in 25 and Ings to Kane in 26 (can't afford Barnes in 26 without - 4 hit)
    B. Antonio to Kane
    C. Other suggestion

    Plan to TC26, WC30/31, FH33

    2FT 5.7itb
    Pope
    Cancelo Stones Cresswell
    Salah Bruno Gundo Raphinha
    Bamford Antonio DCL
    (Martinez Soucek Digne Holding)

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I went for it

      Antonio > Ings with my second FT

      Feel like I'll regret it now but YOLO

      1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        haha we can only make decisions with confirmed info so will probably bring Ings in, roll the 2nd FT and deal with 26 when it comes

        1. Sean
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Didn't notice you had 2FT's, just go for it then

          1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Cheers Sean

    2. Sean
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Probably just B, you will need the transfers to put out a full team in GW29

  3. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    With all the uncertainty and shenanigans, what's best?

    A) Ings & Konsa (Son on bench). Ings & Raphinha -> Watkins & Barnes (-4) in GW26
    B) Son & Targett (Watkins on bench). Raphinha -> Barnes in GW26

    Cheers.

    1. Quan MisTaka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Cheers. Just in-case Villa don't have double in 26?

        1. Quan MisTaka
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          A has higher ceiling both weeks imo

    2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      With DGW26 fixtures confirmed, may as well attack 25 and get Ings

      1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        fixtures NOT confirmed**

      2. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Cheers - was heading towards B earlier but must admit A is making more sense now.

  4. MoSalalalalalalalalah
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Who is everyone captaining?

    1. Avery
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Grealish 😉

    2. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Bam

    3. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Bamford

    4. Slurpy
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Raph

    5. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Bamford

    6. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Currently Raph over Bamford but getting itchy palms

    7. faux_C
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Raph

    8. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Bamford

    9. Machine_Gunnerz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Wham bam thank u m’am

    10. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Reluctantly Bam Bam

    11. Huckfead
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Having a punt on Raph. Low ownership

  5. Quan MisTaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Start 1

    A) Pereira (avl)
    B)Sudiger (sou)

  6. thepuntmaster
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    bottomed
    1. Which trio to finish WC
    A) Ederson - Davies - Jorginho
    B) Martinez - Elmohammody - Foden

    2. Play which defender
    C) Cancelo (ars)
    D) Burn (CRY)

    3. Play who
    E) Foden (ars)
    F) DCL (liv)

    Thanks all

  7. Slim25
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Martinez
    Cancelo, Stones, AWB
    Bruno, Salah, Sterling, Grealish, Soucek
    DCL, Bamford
    (Button, Antonio, Coufal, Mitchell)

    2 free transfers, do I do the following?
    Sterling, Soucek, Antonio - Gundo, Raphinha, Kane (-4)

    1. Pulp Minion
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Gundo may be out, can you just do Soucek -> Raphinha?

  8. money face bandwagon
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    play dias or targett?

    definitely playing lowton and cresswell

    1. Boxwoods
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Dias

    2. marcos11
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Dias

    3. Egg noodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      What was the story behind Kane missing in midweek?

      1. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        He felt something and so wasn't worth the risk. Mourinho has said he will be fine for the weekend.

        1. Egg noodle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Thanks mate

      2. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        He's finally not insisting on playing every game and starting to manage his recovery/mins properly.

      3. Freshy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Harry's decision.
        based on his feelings

    4. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Transfers made, captain and bench sorted. See you on next page.

      1. mwa1t
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Me too, good luck

      2. faux_C
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        G2G?

        McCarthy
        Mee, White, Dallas
        Salah, Fernandes, Gundo, Raphinha, Sterling
        Bamford, Antonio

        (Martinez, DCL, Cancelo, Coufal)

      3. King Kun Ta
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Play two of this bunch:

        A Cancelo (ars)
        B AWB (NEW)
        C Mee (WBA)

        Ta lads!

        1. Chandler Bing
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          A B

        2. faux_C
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          B C

          1. faux_C
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            If you don't play Mee at home to West Brom I don't see when you play him.

      4. Fergymac
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I'm a moron and can't figure out Crellin's spreadsheet. Is someone able to say what the GW26 doubles are likely to be? Planning the WC to BB

        1. FPL Pillars
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          “Surprised pikachu face”

      5. smash
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Would anyone do Gundogan to Raphina (then same in reverse next week probably)

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I have

          1. smash
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Reassuring will probbaly do the same, with Champions league coming up they shoud keep him wrapped in cotton wool etc

            cheers.

      6. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Ben's latest spreadsheet: 'best I can do':
        https://twitter.com/BenCrellin/status/1362798711995301905/photo/1

        Recommends saving FT if you can and no WC

        1. Fred54
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I recommend putting on your big boy trousers and making your own decision.

        2. mwa1t
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Where does he recommend no WC?

          • Eat my goal!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            The guy has one purpose, messes it up and then wants to hand out transfer advice

          • Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Damn already played wc

          • PompeyUpNorth!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Too late WC activated! Lol.. oh well.. may as well go for it

          • Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            So Ings isn't a good choice now?

          • kinghenry14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            he says save FT or prep for dgw25...and i can't read anything of him saying no wc...

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

              He doesn't say it explicitly but it's not ideal if we have no idea what the fixtures are etc.

          • Crunchie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Interesting that Ful double with Spurs is more likely than Southampton. Looks like Ings will only get SGW 26

            1. how now brown cow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              But dgw27

              1. Crunchie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                against City, GW25 against Chelsea. I may be wrong, but Ings just feels like it isn't the best pick for me with a SGW 26

        3. Bad Kompany
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          DCL to ings worth a hit for the next few gws?

          1. faux_C
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Can't say until doubles are confirmed

        4. Buck The Trent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Start?

          A Antonio
          B Gundo

        5. MoSalalalalalalalalah
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Leeds TC anyone?

          1. Boxwoods
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            No.

        6. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Have I missed some news on Grealish?

          1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            don't think so

          2. faux_C
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Twitter rumour 4-6 weeks out

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Oh no

        7. Vjm6891
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I wanted to WC this week and BB next week but i think i'm going to hold off as not certain of the fixtures.

            I do want Ings and Bamford in. I have Barnes, DCL & Antonio. Which 2 to take out?

            Also need to take Sterling out (either him, Salah or Fernandes) to fund this. Gundogan has become a player you can't not have so Sterling for Gundogan then those 2 changes.

            -8 points but hopefully worth it?

          • Van der Faart
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Soucek to Raphina and G2G?

            Meslier (Marty)
            Dias Cancelo Tarko (Cresswell Holding)
            Son Bruno Foden Raphinha Barnes
            Bamford Barnes (Watkins)

          • Don Kloppeone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I've chosen:
            * Pope over Martinez
            * Raphinha cap over Bamford
            * DCL first on bench before Stones

            Am I certifiably crazy or correct?

          • Pulp Minion
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Was hoping fixtures would be out - but what can you do.

            Forward line
            DCL, Bamford, Adams

            1) Play Adams
            2) Adams -> Ings
            3) Save FT and play one of

            a) Dias
            b) Roberson
            c) Soucek

            1. Van der Faart
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Save FT and play Dias

          • Fantabulous KdB
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Play 1
            a) Foden
            b) Cavani

          • Stimps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Start Cavani or Antonio?

            1. Weasel Boy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Cavani

          • Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Been away for 10 mins and return to noise about a 5 pm announcement. Just speculation or was something said?

          • Jinswick
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Best move here? All chips & WC left

            A) Save FT
            B) Martinelli -> Raphina (bench Gundo)

            Pope
            Tarkowski, Cancelo, Targett
            Salah, Bruno, Sterling, Gundogan
            Bamford, Ings, Watkins

            Forster, Coufal, Martinelli, Mitchell
            Bank 1.2m, 1FT

          • Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Scrolling through comments on here when it's crowded is like having those dreams where you are running but not going anywhere.

          • Weilong7
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            which one to play?
            1) DCL
            2) Antonio
            3) go 4-5-1 (bamford)

            which one to bench?
            A) Targett
            B) Coufal

            thanks!

          • tinear
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Antonio Stones to Kane/Ings and Dallas for free or just any one of the transfers and save FT?