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Almirón makes full debut for Newcastle in Gameweek 27

Newcastle United’s record signing Miguel Almirón (£6.0m) is set for his full Premier League debut this afternoon.

The Paraguayan international started his Magpies career off with a substitute’s appearance against Wolves in Gameweek 26 but is in the starting line-up to face Huddersfield.

Despite adding some much-needed pace to his side, Rafa Benitez continues with a back-five featuring Matt Ritchie (£5.8m) in a left wing-back role.

Jan Siewert’s Huddersfield side are led by Laurent Depoitre (£5.1m), while budget midfielder Jason Puncheon (£4.2m) starts on the right flank of attacking midfield.

Diogo Jota (£6.1m) owners will be happy to see him still in the Wolves starting XI after recent fitness issues.

Matt Doherty (£5.4m), who recently had a yellow flag of his own to contend with, is also in the starting line-up for Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.

Meanwhile, Bournemouth continue to struggle for injuries, with Dominic Solanke (£4.7m) handed his second start for the club up front.

Josh King (£6.4m) and Ryan Fraser (£6.1m) also start while there is a full Premier League debut at centre-back for Chris Mepham (£4.5m).

Bournemouth XI: Boruc; Clyne, Mepham, Aké, Smith; Ibe, Gosling, Lerma, Fraser; King; Solanke.

Wolves XI: Rui Patrício; Bennett, Coady, Boly; Doherty, Dendoncker, Rúben Neves, João Moutinho, Jonny; Jiménez, Diogo Jota.

Newcastle XI: Dubravka; Yedlin, Schär, Lascelles, Lejeune, Ritchie; Ayoze Pérez, Hayden, Longstaff, Almirón; Rondón.

Huddersfield XI: Lössl; Smith, Zanka, Schindler, Löwe; Mooy, Hogg, Bacuna; Kachunga, Depoitre, Puncheon.

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984 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 54 mins ago

    BPS system is sh*te, f**k it!

    1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 54 mins ago

      Why?

      1. Differential (c)
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 52 mins ago

        Salty Doherty owner here haha.

  2. TorresMagic™
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    • 9 Years
    3 months, 53 mins ago

    Who do you think finishes 18th and gets relegated?

    1. Differential (c)
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 51 mins ago

      I want Burnley down, but probably Cardiff.

      1. TorresMagic™
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        • 9 Years
        3 months, 50 mins ago

        They will probably beat Everton. 😆

        1. Differential (c)
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 49 mins ago

          Saints fan here, scared that we'll be going down. The quality of our side should keep us safe, but we can be so inept in defending at times ffs.

          1. TorresMagic™
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            • 9 Years
            3 months, 48 mins ago

            Yeah, losing to Cardiff was big.

      2. LOLarov
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        • 9 Years
        3 months, 41 mins ago

        Burnley safe enough I reckon only need 6-7 more points after todays win

    2. ZeBestee
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      Cardiff will go down.

    3. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      Southampton

    4. Hakim Ziyech
      3 months, 49 mins ago

      Southampton gotta go. Been sht fpl wise

    5. Goat
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 48 mins ago

      Hopefully Everton. Probably Cardiff though

    6. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 47 mins ago

      Cardiff will narrowly beat Southampton. Saints go down

  3. Avo24
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 52 mins ago

    Mane or higuain until GW 33?

    1. TorresMagic™
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      • 9 Years
      3 months, 51 mins ago

      Mane

    2. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      100% Mane

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      Sadiooo

  4. TAT
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 51 mins ago

    Where's Pereira? Took a hit to bring him in…

    1. TorresMagic™
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      • 9 Years
      3 months, 51 mins ago

      He's playing.

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 51 mins ago

      RB

    3. Dakes. 🙂
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 51 mins ago

      starting...

      same position

    4. TAT
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      Edit: His name showed up as Ricardo on the pre-match coverage. My bad…

    5. Reedy
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      Is that scout tweet team news wrong? It says he starts

      1. TAT
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 49 mins ago

        My mistake, sorry.

  5. Dakes. 🙂
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 49 mins ago

    Auba owners, especially those with no City, what do you plan on doing next week?

    Will see how the Arsenal game and the CHE-MCI games go, but kinda tempted to swap Auba for Kun, despite Auba having BOU...

    1. TorresMagic™
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      • 9 Years
      3 months, 48 mins ago

      Bou away from home are very different.
      Penalty likely.

      1. Dakes. 🙂
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 47 mins ago

        Fair point, BOU are pretty bad away. But do you trust Auba enough, when Aguero has whu and then bou afterwards anyway?

    2. TAT
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 48 mins ago

      I'm in the same situation, and thinking of doing the same move. Can't get any City mid into the team without hits, so it's Agüero or no Agüero.

    3. Pocky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 47 mins ago

      Was thinking the same but maybe will end up sticking now. Will wait & see on tomorrow, also await news on Jesus and whether he's actually fit/an option for Pep midweek.

      1. Dakes. 🙂
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 44 mins ago

        good idea

    4. Miniboss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 47 mins ago

      Most likely will swap to Kun next week. Will wait close to deadline though.

    5. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 46 mins ago

      I'm keeping, and hoping Aguero gets rotated, then I'll do the switch

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  7. pingissimus
    3 months, 46 mins ago

    Lanzini in for 31/3 for Huddersfield at home? The move to beat those who went FA.

    Bournemouth have Burnley and Newcastle and I’m not seeing a goal fest. I had been looking at Fraser or Brooks. Could still get one as well.

    The transfer happens this week or next. I’m waiting on it.

  8. barton fc
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    • 1 Year
    3 months, 10 mins ago

    Patrico > Heaton for a hit?

    1. barton fc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      am i being stupid or will this hit pay its self off in gw31 and gw33 when Heaton plays and Patricio blanks. been planing my team and unless i do a hit at some point ill probably go keeperless for at least 31, if not both

  9. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Leicester currently ahve players towards the top of the watchlist for GK, DEF, MID and FWD

    Their FPL form sheet is on course to read L-L-D-L-L-L