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How Man City assets changed towards the end of 2018/19

Manchester City options are likely to form the bedrock of Fantasy Premier League teams again this season.

However, selecting the right ones might prove challenging in the early part of the season.

In this latest article, we take a look at how they performed last season and what trends were set at different stages of the campaign.

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  1. Fultz20
    3 months, 12 days ago

    A: Fraser, Perez, Dendoncker
    B: Zaha, Barkley, McGinn

    1. Mr Q
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A

      1. Druze
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        B but Barkley over Zaha and upgrade McGinn

        1. Druze
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Perez*

    2. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A

  2. Mr Q
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    If u play a version where you are not allowed to make any transfers during the season. Only change formation and captain.

    What would your team look like?

    Mine is:

    Heaton/henderson

    vvd, Coleman, cathcart, Laporte, Lundstram

    Salah, pepe, bilva, mcginn, pulisic

    Wilson, Wood, jota

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      think I'd have Wilson, Vardy & Jota probably
      Triple Liverpool defence with Sterling would be tempting, not sure how affordable that is

    2. Huddersfield
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      RM 1st GW T please

      Ryan
      TAA Stones Shaw
      Salah (C) Sterling Eriksen Martial Trossard
      King Murray

      No Button Wesley Kelly Lundstram

  3. balint84
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    which defense is better?

    A) Ederson - Kelly plays
    B) Heaton/Ryan + Zichenko (Kelly on bench)

    1. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      B

  4. BrockLanders
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Just seen Klopps comments on Mane..

    "He doesn't drink and stays healthy and has been on his own training programme so we will assess but hope he's ready for Norwich.."

    1. AuFeld
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Klopp isn't ruling out Mane to start vs Norwich.

      1. Top Mark.S
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        No where does he say "start"

        1. AuFeld
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Correct. No where does he say "doesn't start" either.

          1. Top Mark.S
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Cause that was the point of the post. To convince me mane wont start. Lol

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      RIP salah owners

    3. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Said this earlier and got rinsed. Honestly prefer Mane apart from the pens obvs

      1. Top Mark.S
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Rightfully so then.

        He will not start after 16 days rest. Bench fine.

  5. ElBuffalo20
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Well getting close to my team now I think

    Heaton
    TAA, zinch, AWB
    Trossard, Salah, Sterling, Pérez
    Kane, king, Jota

    1. Dele
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Nice

    2. Exeterslowly
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Why are people picking trossard. Is he Jesus or something.

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Trossard > Hazard

        1. Captain Roberto
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          You must mean "the other Hazard", not the elite level Real Madrid player?

      2. Random Name
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        people love picking reiterations of Tom Ince

      3. ElBuffalo20
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Captained Genk to league title last year, 14 goals and 7 assists, good option at 6 mill I’d say

        1. Exeterslowly
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I can get those stats in Mickey Mouse league. 6m is too risky

          1. ElBuffalo20
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Each to their own I suppose, to many rotation risks about that price range just now

        2. Captain Roberto
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          but now plays for an absolutely garbage side that will likely be in the bottom 6 all season. If he'd gone somewhere relatively good, like Leicester or Wolves, then maybe.

      4. Mooster
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Why would you not pick Trossard?
        Trossard>Hazard

  6. Dele
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Trossard > Hazard

    1. AuFeld
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      That's a bold statement.

      1. Mooster
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        But true.

        1. AuFeld
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          It's subjective.

          1. Random Name
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            No it's objectively wrong.

            Surprised it's taking 4 replies for someone to end this

            1. SADIO SANÉ
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              how many times have you seen him play?

            2. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Clearly, Real Madrid's offer to Genk for 100m for Trossard was thrown back at them and they had to settle for Hazard, right?

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Everyone looks good on youtube

  7. Wally banter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Ok this might not be quite welcomed, but would love to see your thoughts

    Heaton 4.0
    Robertson Coleman Rico(bou) Lunderstam Kelly/Gibson
    Barkley Salah Sterling Perez Dendocker
    Auba Wilson King

    Plan get two matches from 4.0 options on Gw1 and 2, then switch auba and one GK to whichever forward in form + Everton/Pool/MCI defender

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      most on here won't like it, could work though

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Only Rico nailed of the 4s long-ish term. Even he can drop out any second really. Nice try but doesn’r Work sadly. Downgrade king to a 6m like Wesley then upgrade Lundstram to a 4.5m like Montoya. Play 442 with Montoya and Rico benching Wesley first week then away you go

    3. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      IMO
      You need to upgrade at least one of those cheap defenders.

    4. Unliklinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I don't hate it, but the logic of this setup over the long-term is that a 6.5 forward will score more than a 6.5 defender, which I wouldn't feel confident about..

  8. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Newcastle fans. Where does Hayden fit in once ASM is settled? Is Bruce really going to play ASM as the LWB? Or is going to be sensible and change to 4231? If he does this will Hayden fit in the double pivot or does ASM bench him ?

    1. Random Name
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      None of this matters when the manager is Steve Bruce

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        True but I just want a playing 4.5 mid in case wolves sign a CM like they are linked with doing, ending Dendoncker’s reign

        1. Random Name
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I don't think hayden would be the answer. Like you said his place is in doubt and as a midfielder he's as defensive as they come

    2. Bruce Lee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Leitner from Nor is the main man at 4.5

      1. Little fekirs
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Nailed ?

  9. Bruce Lee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Who is the most satisfying finisher to watch in the PL?

    For me it is De Bruyne. His technique is crazy - he gets crazy power and pace on the ball, but the direction and aim is almost always on point

    It is like he fires a directed missile into the net

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Has to be Aguero on his day

      1. Bruce Lee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Good shout

    2. Random Name
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      You just love to bait me in don't you?

      1. Bruce Lee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Laca and KDB have similar tekkers... they have the secret sauce

    3. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Love rashford technique

    4. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Benteke 🙂

    5. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      He left for Madrid 🙁

      1. Little fekirs
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Courtois was great wasn’t he

    6. AndyCook
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I like how Aubameyang passes it in. Lacazette too.

    7. Captain Roberto
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Kane is an exceptional finisher. His striking technique is immaculate.

  10. Smash10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 12 days ago

    A) Kane, KDB, KWP
    B) Wilson, Sterling and Zinchenko

    1. Jeanz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      B

    2. balint84
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A) first week
      B) second week

  11. QUEN
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 12 days ago

    RMT please 🙂

    Pope
    VD Trent Digne zinchenko
    Salah KDB Barkley
    King Aguero jota

    Heaton lundstram dendoncker Hayden

    1. Dele
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      VGG

      1. QUEN
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Is that good or bad XD

  12. Gunner Boy
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Thoughts on this Draft?

    Allison
    Robertson Coleman Taylor Zinchenko
    Salah KDB Fraser Perez
    Kane Deulofeu

    subs: Steklenburg Rico Kodjia Dendoncker

    1. Tube!!
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Deulofeu is injured.

      1. Gunner Boy
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Ohh didn't know that

        Other than that?

    2. Jeanz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Solid

  13. Starky22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 12 days ago

    GTG? 1.0 ITB

    Ryan (Button)
    TAA Laporte VVD Digne
    Salah Madders Siggy KDB
    Wilson Deulefeu

    A: Siggy & Deulefeu > 6.5 & Vardy
    B. Madders & Dend > Barkley & Perez
    C. Wilson and Siggy > Barkley & Kane

    1. Jeanz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A with Perez?

      1. Starky22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Means triple Leicester attack...

  14. Jeanz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Almost there. Thoughts?

    Pope
    Robbo TAA AWB KWP
    Salah Sterling KDB Trossard
    Wilson Wesley

    Button; Lundstrom Dendoncker Wickham

    1. Random Name
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      good way to fit in salah, sterling and KDB. But what happens if Burnley ship goals, KWP doesn't play and Wesley struggles?

      1. Jeanz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        I’m confident in Pope. Wesley is my punt.

        KWP is my only real worry. But can’t think of a better 5.0 defender. Seems like a good punt for gw1 against Villa. Otherwise Lundstrom comes in for a cameo which isn’t the end of the world.

    2. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Could do with a few more acronyms !

      1. Jeanz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Haha

        1. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          VVD & PVA creates the perfect back 5

  15. spikkis
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    a) coleman, AWB and wilson
    b) digne, laporte and king

    1. Aztec Kamara
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I’d go A just to get Wilson, but maybe with someone other than AWB

  16. abaalan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    How about this as a super-flexible team:

    Heaton / Ryan
    TAA / Laporte / Coleman / Diop / C. Taylor
    Salah / Sterling / Moura / Perez / Barkley
    Wilson / Wesley / Greenwood

    Pros:
    - Nice rotation for keepers
    - Can play almost any formation (4-5-1, 3-5-2, 4-4-2 most useful)
    - Bench cover (Greenwood only true bench fodder)

    Cons:
    - 1 Liv Def
    - Moura / Barkley aren't nailed -> although Moura probably become a 6-7.5 player after gw2
    - Wesley unproven

    1. abaalan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Otherwise:
      Diop + Taylor -> VVD + 4.0
      & Barkley -> Hayden

      For standard 4-4-2

  17. Aztec Kamara
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 12 days ago

    1. Best combo:
    A) Pope + Perez
    B) Fab + Barkley

    2: Best 5.0 Mid?

    Some compromises here obviously, but these are key to fitting in everyone else I want - thanks in advance...

    1. Starky22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      1. A

      2. None, stick with Dendonker

      1. Aztec Kamara
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks. Re 2 just not happy with starting Dendoncker.

        If it helps this is what I’m on at the moment...

        Pope (Skelk)
        TAA VVD Zinc (Rico, Lund)
        Mo, Raz, KDB, Perez, Jorginho?
        Wilson, King (Greenw)

  18. JamesP
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Thanks for the input all. Nearly there I think.

    So I updated from...

    Ederson Ryan
    Zinch TAA AWB Dunk Chambers
    Salah Sterling Zaha Dendoncker Stephens
    Kane King Greenwood

    To...

    Ederson Ryan
    Zinch TAA AWB Dunk Kelly
    Salah Sterling Fraser Perez Dendoncker
    Vardy King Greenwood

    So...
    1. Is this better?
    2. Better option than King?
    3. Any other suggestions?

    1. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      As soon as the prices were announce Zaha was cemented in my XV but since all this transfer speculation I’m now not convinced.
      I still prefer Kane but I understand the impact it has over owning Vardy and the rest of your squad ....
      That to me is your dilemma Kane or Vardy and how it impacts on your perceived points gained.

      1. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Perez Fraser Vardy v Kane Zaha Donkey

  19. Random Name
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    People saying "nearly there" then posting another RMT reminds me of people telling you the same thing on the phone then showing up an hour late

    1. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      No one is there until about 19:30hrs on Friday .....
      And then you’ve still got doubts after submitting it.

  20. sfsfsfe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Pops (button)
    Taa - Robbo- digne- Stones (4.0)
    Sterling - salah - Fraser- Perez (dendoncker)
    Vardy - Locadia (4.5)

    Any thoughts?

  21. bru10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    which team is better:

    A:
    heaton/pope
    TAA/Walker/Coleman/Dunk/Lundstram
    Salah/Sterling/Perez/Bilva/Dendoncker/
    Wilson/Deu/Ings

    B:
    Heaton/Pope
    TAA/Maguire/Coleman/A.Smith/Lundstram
    Salah/Sterling/Perez/Barkley/McGinn
    Kane/King/Greenwood

    1. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Prefer B)

      1. bru10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        do you think Barkley and McGinn are nailed?

    2. bru10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A:
      Walker/Bilva/Dendoncker/Wilson/Ings

      B:
      Maguire/Barkley/Mcginn/Kane/Greenwood

  22. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Going with a front 3 of Deu Wood and King. I like the 6.5 price for forwards this year.

    1. AuFeld
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      As do I, but not Deu and King. There are nice €6m forward options as well.

  23. LangerznMash
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    From GW3 onwards I think have 5 man midfield will be essential once the naileds, OOPs and standout form players become clear. Picking just 5 will be the hard part. Salah, Sterling, Mane, Son, Pepe, Richarlison, Bilva, Pulisic, Martial, Zaha, Perez, Almiron... any of them could be excellent OOP players.

    1. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I'm already having trouble picking the mids. Have Fraser, Barkley and Lanzini at the moment.

      1. Captain Roberto
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Ive looked at West Ham as well. But their defence is so pony that there is no base for their exciting attackers to play from.

  24. LFC4EVER
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    A - Raza -Anderson -Greenwood
    B KDB - Nobel - Vardy

    Thanks

  25. Marko1985
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Digne(442) or Grealish(343)

    1. Azzastaan
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Digne

    2. Aztec Kamara
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Digne

    3. Shearer & Sutton
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Digne

  26. Fultz20
    3 months, 12 days ago

    A: Perez and Fraser
    B: Barkley and Sigurdsson

    1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Tricky. A), perhaps?

    2. Shearer & Sutton
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A

  27. Tube!!
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Quite liking this 3-4-3....what do you think??

    Heaton
    Laporte. Robbo. Coleman.
    Salah. KDB. Perez. McGinn
    Kane. Wilson. Wood.

    Button. Taylor. Dendonker. Lundstram.

    1. Druze
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Robbo to TAA
      Laporte to Stones/Zinchenko
      Coleman to Digne
      McGinn to Barkley

      imo

      Also surprised you're on Kane over Sterling, rationale?

  28. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Views, please?

    A). Moura & Pérez
    B). Mané & Robinson

    1. Superhoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Martial and Perez?

      1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks.

  29. Clueless_91
    3 months, 12 days ago

    A: 4-4-2
    Pope/Heaton
    Robertson/VVD/Stones/Kabasele/Dunk
    Salah/Sterling/Barkley/ Perez/Dedoncker
    Kane/Murray/Greenwood

    Or

    B: 4-5-1
    Allison/Button
    Robertson/Dunk/Stones/Kabasele/KWP
    KDB/Sterling/Salah/Martial/Perez
    Jota/Greenwood/Nketiah

  30. stub1978
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 12 days ago

    A or B?

    A
    Ryan-krul
    Robertson,TAA,Coleman (dunk,lundstram)
    De bruyne,Salah, Fraser,perez (dendoncker)
    Locadia,wilson,vardy

    B
    Ryan (button)
    Robertson,walker,digne, (dunk,lundstram)
    Bernado silva,Salah,Fraser,perez (dendoncker)
    Gray,wilson,aubameyang