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Jota returns for Wolves as Newcastle visit Molineux

Wolves attacker Diogo Jota (£6.0m) is back in the side named to face Newcastle in the conclusion to Gameweek 26.

The Portuguese was taken off with a knock in the recent 3-1 win at Everton and missed out on FA Cup action as a precaution.

Jota comes back into the team selected by Nuno Espirito Santo tonight, operating at centre-forward next to the in-form Raúl Jiménez (£6.8m).

The Mexican has averaged 8.7 points per game in his last three outings and is the most captained player for Monday night’s game.

61,000+ Fantasy managers have handed Jiménez the armband.

Elsewhere, it’s as expected for Wolves with the usual back-three of Willy Boly (£4.6m), Conor Coady (£4.5m) and Ryan Bennett (£4.1m) flanked by Jonny (£4.3m) and Matt Doherty (£5.4m).

Joao Moutinho (£5.3m) sits in central midfield with five assists in his last three matches and his involvement in set pieces could prove fruitful tonight.

No team has conceded more chances from dead ball situations in the last four Gameweeks than Newcastle.

The Magpies look to be lining up in 4-4-2 formation tonight, which would make a change from the 5-4-1 used by Rafa Benitez recently.

Salomón Rondón (£5.7m) and Ayoze Pérez (£6.1m) lead the line hoping to improve on a recent tally of two goals in four away matches for Newcastle.

Their options will prove differentials tonight with no Magpies player owned by more than 4%.

New signing Miguel Almirón (£6.0m) starts on the bench.

Wolves XI (3-5-2): Patrício; Boly, Cody, Bennett; Jonny, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty; Jota, Jiménez.

Newcastle United XI (4-4-2): Dubravka; Lejeune, Lascelles, Schär, Yedlin; Atsu, Longstaff, Hayden, Ritchie; Pérez, Rondón.

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1,094 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Samwise
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      Hayden essential?

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        11 days, 8 hours ago

        Bread's essential

    • S3
        11 days, 8 hours ago

        Fab
        Robertson - Wan-B - Doherty
        Son - Salah - Pogba - Sane
        Rashford - Jiménez - Laca
        (Hamer - TAA - Bednarek - Nasri)

        1FT ; 1.6ITB

        Which Xfer for GW 27?. Plan is to upgrade any Xfer made below to Sterling in GW28
        A) Sane to Felipe
        B) Sane to Almirón ( a punt really)
        C) or any other recommended Xfer

        1. Samwise
            11 days, 8 hours ago

            Hayden essential

            1. S3
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                nah

          • Jellyfish
            • 6 Years
            11 days, 8 hours ago

            70 all out for me. Bit of a feeble end to my gw with that wolves performance

            1. Samwise
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                Hayden essential buy?

              • SPorting
                • 7 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                Yep, sort of fizzled out for everyone

            2. Team Cruel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              11 days, 8 hours ago

              GW1 OR: 33k
              GW8 OR: 33k
              GW13 OR: 33k
              GW23 OR: 32k
              GW26 OR: 33k

              Seriously feels like I'm stuck in an endless loop.

              1. Like an Egyptian Magician
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                We all are

              2. Dreaming of glory
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                Id be happy with that dropped 800k to gw 18 from 8 and trying to fight back since

                1. Team Cruel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  11 days, 8 hours ago

                  Ouch. I'm sort of happy but it's getting a bit boring with everyone having the same 8-9 players.

              3. AuFeld
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                Bring in Hazard, I'm sure he'll get you out of your loop.

                1. Team Cruel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  11 days, 8 hours ago

                  Funnily enough I sold him before Hudds and he sent me down to 50k. His replacement Sterling got me back in the loop this week.

              4. BIG TONES
                • 4 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                I'm similar to you mate, but been hovering between 25k and 40k. Tbf most would be stoked to have a decent rank like that, but understand you want to push on a bit.

                Just comes down to differentials, or differential captaincies. When I was at 10k, I took a risk and dropped Salah for Kane around Xmas time. We all know how that ended.

                1. Team Cruel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  11 days, 7 hours ago

                  I also had Kane over Salah in that period but loaded up on United straight away so it evened up.

                  I want to go for differential captains every week but if Salah goes big then he is a rank destroyer even if you own him. I did captain Sterling over Sane in the DGW but then I didn't have Haz/Aguero/Laporte so didn't really benefit from it.

                  Do you have all chips left? Is yes then top 10k shouldn't be a problem for either of us. Hopefully lots of casuals will fall off with the blanks/DGWs.

                  1. BIG TONES
                    • 4 Years
                    11 days, 7 hours ago

                    Yeah see I am only just recovering from the Xmas period, due to no Salah and didn't get Pogba until he was 8.5. Sometimes players are worth a hit to get in and I am gutted I didn't jump on at 7.9. Had Rash early tho.

                    I do have all the chips left, so am hoping like you, that it will be our trump card at the back end of the season. My main rival is 80 odd points up on me sitting at 1k, but has used WC and FH already. Effective execution of the chips will make or break for those in our boat, I feel.

                    1. Team Cruel
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      11 days, 7 hours ago

                      Indeed. Lots of people are this high because they've used one or several chips. They'll hopefully get blown away when the chips come into play.

                      This could be a make or break week for me personally. Auba will be the runaway captaincy choice but I'm thinking of going without him and punt on someone else. Risky strategy but one that could work because he blows hot and cold sometimes.

            3. Numb
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              11 days, 8 hours ago

              Wow, is that a tiny green arrow I see? Not quite enough to get me back into the top 10k though.

              1. Adam West - Team Serbia for…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                My heart bleeds for you 😉

                1. Numb
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  11 days, 7 hours ago

                  Aww thanks

              2. Team Cruel
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                You Ville Ronke? 😯

              3. Samwise
                  11 days, 8 hours ago

                  What's your view on Hayden? Essential?

                  1. Auboomerang
                    • 1 Year
                    11 days, 8 hours ago

                    Can't lie I'm sorta pissed that I chose Puncheon over Hayden. Noob error not looking hard enough into midfield fodder.

              4. SPorting
                • 7 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                A) Digne -> Pereira
                B) Holebas -> Schär

              5. New Article
              6. RealSocialDads
                • 2 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                Is 92 all out a good score this week?

                1. Dreaming of glory
                  • 3 Years
                  11 days, 8 hours ago

                  No need at least 93

              7. J to the T
                • 2 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                Rich dropping again tonight!?

              8. Invincibles
                • 5 Years
                11 days, 8 hours ago

                36k in gw22, now 336k

                No Aguero or sterling backfired as I went for Sane to find Rich > Son.

                Patricio
                Doherty awb digne
                Pogba Sane Son salah
                Jimenez Rashford Auba
                Subs: Danilo hojb peltier

                Where to go from here?

              9. Ghost Gooner
                • 5 Years
                11 days, 7 hours ago

                Kun on 154k transfers in! 😯

                1. FPL Opinion
                    11 days, 7 hours ago

                    To be fair, awesome fixture v Newport this weekend !

                2. JHATM FC
                  • 1 Year
                  10 days, 8 hours ago

                  So, a hell of a lot of people are doing aubameyang for aguero according to transfers in and out