Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mendy Issues Apology to Fantasy Football Fanatics

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mendy Issues Apology to Fantasy Football Fanatics

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BENJAMIN Mendy has issued a funny apology to the Fantasy Premier League 'managers' who have the left-back in their team.

The France international was absent from City's matchday squad against Fulham - to leave more than two million fantasy players without valuable points. Mendy was thought to have been left out of the Blues 18-man squad as a precaution ahead of a hectic schedule that will see Pep Guardiola's side play twice a week for the next three weeks.

"Sorry for letting you down, guys," Mendy tweeted.

It comes after Mendy featured for France against the Netherlands last weekend, with the 24-year-old providing the assist for Olivier Giroud's winner in the 2-1 UEFA Nations League victory.

Mendy had been a permanent fixture in Guardiola's starting XI before the international break, starting all four games as City accrued three wins and a draw. …

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