Fantasy Premier League (FPL) have provided an update for players about the format the game will take for the remaining gameweeks of the season.

Despite the season being suspended in March, FPL gameweeks have continued rolling with no matches taking place.

But with the Premier League set to resume on Wednesday 17 June, the game is set to return with a number of double gameweeks.

Dedicated players have been using their free transfers each week to get ahead of the pack for this moment - and there is no sign of more relaxed fantasy managers receiving an extra wildcard for the restart.

FPL will return with a double gameweek featuring Arsenal, Manchester City, Aston Villa and Sheffield United stars

A statement by the Premier League set out the plan for the remaining matches of the season and detailed FPL will resume with a bumper double gameweek.

The statement reads: "Premier League Shareholders this week agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place.

"The health and welfare of all participants are our priority.

"We would like to offer an update to Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers wondering what this means for their teams.

Arsenal and Manchester City will kick off the return of FPL on 17 June

"Once a date is confirmed and the remaining fixtures have been announced, our plan is to resume FPL with additional multiple Gameweeks created to reflect the remaining 92 fixtures.

"Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, postponed due to the Carabao Cup final, are scheduled to take place on 17 June, two days before a full match round commences on 19 June.

"These two fixtures and the full match round that follows would constitute the first full Gameweek.

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"We would like to remind managers that any chips you retain at present (i.e. Triple Captain, Bench Boost, Free Hit and/or Wildcard) would remain available for you, in accordance with the Game Rules, for these Gameweeks.

"We thank FPL managers for their continued patience and will provide you further updates on the game when appropriate."

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