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Son, Eriksen and Wilson benched as rotation continues

Rotation continues to affect Fantasy Premier League managers as Gameweek 17 continues with the Saturday 3pm matches.

Son Heung-min (£8.5m) and Christian Eriksen (£9.3m) were named among the substitutes for Spurs ahead of their match against Burnley, while Harry Kane (£12.6m) and Dele Alli (£8.9m) got starts.

Kieran Trippier (£6.1m) comes back into the side having missed Gameweek 16 through injury, while Ben Davies (£5.6m) was deployed at centre-back with Danny Rose (£5.8m) on the left.

Youngster Oliver Skipp (£4.5m) is set for his full Premier League debut in midfield.

With Bournemouth away at Wolves today, Callum Wilson (£6.9m) returned to the matchday squad after injury but was deemed fit enough only for the bench. Simon Francis (£4.4m) misses out meaning a second start of the season for Tyrone Mings (£4.3m) in the back-three.

Wayne Hennessey (£4.5m) misses out for Crystal Palace, meaning Vicente Guaita (£4.2m) comes in to replace him as Leicester come to Selhurst Park.

Jordan Ayew (£5.7m) lines up as a centre-forward with Wilfried Zaha (£6.7m) serving his one-match ban with Martin Kelly (£3.9m) filling in for the suspended James Tomkins (£4.3m).

Isaac Success (£4.6m) drops out of the Watford side hosting Cardiff with Gerard Deulofeu (£5.4m) coming back in to play up front.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Wan-Bissaka, Kelly, Sakho, van Aanholt; McArthur, Kouyaté, Milivojevic, Meyer; Townsend, Ayew.

Leicester XI: Schmeichel; Ricardo Pereira, Morgan, Maguire, Fuchs; Mendy, Ndidi; Albrighton, Maddison, Gray; Vardy.

Huddersfield XI: Lössl; Zanka, Schindler, Kongolo; Hadergjonaj, Bacuna, Hogg, Billing, Löwe; Pritchard; Depoitre.

Newcastle XI: Dubravka; Clark, Schär, Lascelles, Manquillo; Atsu, Diamé, Ki, Kenedy; Ayoze Pérez; Rondón.

Spurs XI: Lloris; Trippier, Alderweireld, Davies, Rose; Sissoko, Skipp; Lucas Moura, Alli, Lamela; Kane.

Burnley XI: Hart; Bardsley, Long, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Lennon, Westwood, Cork, Brady; Barnes.

Watford XI: Foster; Kiko Femenía, Kabasele, Cathcart, Holebas; Doucouré, Quina; Sema, Pereyra; Deulofeu, Deeney.

Cardiff XI: Etheridge; Ecuele Manga, Morrison, Bamba, Bennett; Gunnarsson; Hoilett, Camarasa, Arter, Murphy; Paterson.

Wolves XI: Patricio; Boly, Coady, Bennett; Jonny, Moutinho, Neves, Doherty; Gibbs-White; Jota, Jiménez.

Bournemouth XI: Begovic; Mings, Aké, S Cook; Daniels, Surman, Lerma, Ibe; Fraser, King, Stanislas.

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1,863 Comments Post a Comment
  1. french holiday
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Sterling never blanks at home.

    1. FDMS All Starz
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Preach brother

    2. Misteak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      He blanked against Man United at home

  2. RECKLESS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Play which 1 out of 2

    1) Doherty vs liv
    or
    2) Jiminez vs liv

    Currently on Jiminez as RMT suggests but cant see Liv defence being broken so easily this season!

    1. tisza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      don't forget Lovren 🙂

    2. Best_07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Mhm, Jiménez I think.

    3. french holiday
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Would bench both. Cant see a clean sheeth for Wolves so will play Jiminez instead.

    4. ZeBestee
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Difficult. Jimmy maybe.

    5. LǝgleSs e|even
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Doubt Wolves will keep a CS. Rather go with potential goal / assist with a fwd instead of hoping for a CS. Well, doherty could be involved in a goal for Wolves too..hmm.

      1. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Jimmy defs..

    6. F_Ivanovic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Doherty. 2 chances of returns.

      1. RonChi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 6 days ago

        This

  3. FDMS All Starz
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    If sons position is nailed I think I’ll chose him over Kane every day of the week

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

      Well today answered that for you.

      1. FDMS All Starz
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        If you look at the last few GWs son has had more shots than Kane at almost 4mil less

    2. ZeBestee
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Him and Eriksen changed the game. Definitely will play an important role til he goes to Asian cup.

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I like Son, looked dangerous when had the ball. Bad thing is to live with his one point today.

      1. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        He isn't nailed. Lamela back fit, too. Plays no more than 72/74 mins. Is off in Jan. Simply not worth it at this time...

  4. mrodgers91
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Pretty happy with 34 from 5. Still have auba (c) hazard mane kolasnic and flappy to play

  5. HD7
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    It seems its better to captain a player who is away with his team currently...
    Wont be surprised if Auba gets 2 or 3 tomorrow 😀

  6. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    So as Kane captainer with Aubameyang do I want him to do well as ML leader when no 2 and 3 have captained Auba- probably 1 goal would be Ok!

  7. Misteak
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Kane >

    A. Mitro

    B. Kamara (and do Masuaku > Fanderson, play 3-5-2)

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I am thinking of Rashford for few weeks

      1. Misteak
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Noooooooooooo

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Why not?

  8. KneejerkJoe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    A) Hazard + Kamara + 1.6
    B) Kane + Gunnarsson

    1. Misteak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A

  9. mgilbert86
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Time for only one bournmouth player now lads?

    1. ZeBestee
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      1 or 2 games doesn't give you a good picture. Wilson only should be enough with the fix.

  10. Fergus1107
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Seriously thinking that three mid price strikers is the future.

    Jiminez and Chicarito are doing great for their value. Add in Mitro and really beef up the midfield with the spare 4 million or so

    1. mgilbert86
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I think 1 premium + 2 cheaper is the way forward

      1. Fergus1107
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        That's my standard. No premium seems to be worth it this year

    2. Adriano
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I have gone 352 with two cheapies up front. Kamara's emerging presence really helps as well.

  11. Deulofail
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Expected a bigger rank jump, but only just creeping into the top 100k. Hoping for big things from the Arsenal forwards tomorrow to get my revival back on track.

    https://partridge.cloud/grabs/S02E01/gif/OvxrGiDfEvAa.gif

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

      And the West Ham fellas tonight, of course!

  12. french holiday
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Managers having Wolves double or triple up will be worried next GW.

    1. Misteak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I have a Wolves double up and I'm worried next week

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Benching both Jiménez and Doherty; feeling awkward

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I have Wolves double but plan to keep Jimi and Doherty.

  13. Jekori
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Cup comes down to Salah+Bellerin vs Auba+5 points. Gonna be a close one, which one would you pick?

  14. Ahmed Adam
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Laporte to Tripier?

    1. Misteak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Alderweirald?

  15. Juaari
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Knocked out of cup.

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Too soon to cal...

  16. Tamagotchi Massacre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    It's BIG ALEKS time. ALEKS LOVERS UNITE!

    Getting myself comfy ready to watch the big man do the business.

    GERRROUTA MY WAY PUNY HUMANS *flattens three defenders with one arm*, KERRRRRRRR-THUMP!

    as the ball rippppppps through the net and up into the exosphere. And that's a header, from outside the box

    Let's go

    1. Misteak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Which Aleks?

      1. Tamagotchi Massacre
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        There is only one BIG ALEKS

    2. Deli Alli OxenFree!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Mitro?
      ...cause I’m rooting for Felipe ’theFlash’ A-Son!

  17. Top Lad Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Well, nobody sounds very convinced on keeping Kane then... hmm.

    1. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Man's not hot

    2. mgilbert86
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Prob losing him but forward options ( Jiménez or mitro (yc) ) possibly will maje me wait till after everton

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      12.5M with no sign of a brace is hard to chew; passion?

  18. Misteak
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Kane is a wasteman

  19. DV8R
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Jimenez to get max bonus after winning goal BAPS?

  20. Best_07
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Cup rival has Rondon (C) lmao.

    He'll still could beat me though...

    1. Deli Alli OxenFree!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Honestly, R-Don is prob one of the best Captains so far this gw!
      ...max BPS for match-winner, right?

  21. fylde2022
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    My eyes are set on Salah for next week.
    I was thinking of shipping Sterling, until he came on and scored.
    I'm now leaning towards shipping Kane and Fraser for Salah & Rondon.

    Ryan
    D.Luiz Robertson TAA
    Son F.Anderson Sterling Sane Salah
    Rondon Wilson

    Patricio, Bennett, Jiminez, Dunk

    1. Best_07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Why on earth would you want to ditch Sterling lol.

      1. fylde2022
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I'm not.
        I initially got annoyed at him being dropped.
        I think Salah will haul, next GW, so I'm bringing him in.

  22. ChelseaGuy
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Oh well, Son (C) didn't work out
    Some times it pays off sometimes it doesn't 🙂

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Sontimes?

  23. Deli Alli OxenFree!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Everyone on here that’s Contributing Knee-Jerk Momentum to ANOTHER ‘KanExit Xmas-Special’...
    PLEASE Slow your roll & Take a Breath!—and remember how it ends from last year! LOL
    (and I don’t even own him)

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      What week they gonna captain him?

  24. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Did the cup *start* this GW?