Versus – Rooney and Van Persie

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As Man United approach an eye-catching run of games which could potentially see Sir Alex Ferguson’s side rack up the Fantasy returns, Wayne Rooney has staked a strong claim for consideration after bagging a brace for the second Gameweek in succession. Rooney’s stock has suffered a significant drop this season due to the arrival of Robin Van Persie but as the campaign unfolds, he’s starting to look a real differential, with many Fantasy managers even considering both forwards for a run of games which sees the Red Devils welcome Sunderland, Newcastle and West Brom to Old Trafford, in addition to trips to Swansea and Wigan in the next five:

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  1. anyone know how serious lallana's injury is

    • 2 years, 11 months ago

    A) Tevez and Berba + 3m

    B)Tevez and Suarez + 0

    C) Suarez and Berba + 2m

    D) Rooney + Berba + 0

    Team linked if ya wanna peek 😉

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  3. Which would you rather have over the next few weeks:

    A) Rooney and Snodgrass + 1.3 m

    B) RVP and Sidwell + 0.1 m

    [Other options to pair with Rooney include Nolan, Walters, Routledge, Duff, Pienaar, or Lennon].


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    1. Snodgrass looks like he could score soon, not nolan

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    2. RVP and Puncheon/ Sterling.

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    3. riise

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  4. So then who does everyone think the're gunna get?

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  5. 2 Free transfers this week with 2m to play with...advice please?
    A)Cuellar, Fletcher --> Nastasic, Berbatov
    B)Cuellar, Fletcher --> Evans, Berbatov
    C)Cuellar to similar priced defender (other defenders are garrido, enrique, demel, nelson) and Fletcher to Ba/Defoe?

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    1. Right now probably Evans/Rafael Defoe

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  6. I'm playing Rooney and RVP up front (plus Defoe).

    Just not sure who to cap'n.

    Shriek maybe...

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    1. Though other options include fellaini, bale, Michu...

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      1. 'wrong with Defoe?

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  7. Are people keeping berba?

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    1. Unfortunately.

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    2. I sold Berba and got Defoe

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  8. Anyone know if Bale and Enrique will be fit for this weekend?

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    1. and Walcott????

      I have all 3 atm :(

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      1. and I expect them all to miss out tbh

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    2. Bale *should* be ok from what AVB has said.

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  9. what about this transfers:
    out: ba, fletcher and RVP
    in: suarez, defoe, rooney

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  10. Begovic (Tremmel)
    Rafael, Enrique, O'Brien, (Mc'Cartney, Gorkss)
    Fellaini, Michu, Mata, Gervinho (Sterling)
    Van Persie, Suarez, Ba

    I have one free transfer and 1.4m in the bank. Thinking of switching Ba with Tevez, leaving 0.2m in the bank. Or maybe thinking of switching Enrique to Cameron and getting Bale instead of Gervinho leaving 0.1m in the bank. But then I wouldn't be able to get Tevez. Advice please!

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    1. Ba - Defoe considering Tottenham fixture?

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  11. any news on the adam johnson injury after he came off on tuesday?

    • 2 years, 11 months ago
  12. Mignolet, (Ruddy)
    Enrique, Rafael, Shawcross, (Fonte, Nelson)
    Michu, Sterling, Fellaini, Sessegnon -> Bale, (Puncheon)
    RVP, Suarez, Berbs

    Got 1 free transfer and 3.1m in the bank.
    Bale for Sessengon is what I'm thinking but obviously he's a doubt.


    Such a small quantity of solid choices this season.

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  13. Any suggestions on this team wht transfers should i make

    walcott,michu,fellaini sterling
    van persie,suarez,defoe.

    Subs: ruddy,sessegnon,demel,clyne

    Have already used a free transfer to bring defoe in

    • 2 years, 11 months ago

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