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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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1,820 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Fultz20
      9 months, 26 days ago

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

      1. Mr Q
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        A

        1. Druze
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          B but Barkley over Zaha and upgrade McGinn

          1. Druze
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Perez*

      2. B.D.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 days ago

        A

    • Mr Q
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

        RM 1st GW T please

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

        No Button Wesley Kelly Lundstram

    • balint84
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

        B

    • BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 26 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
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. Top Mark.S
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          No where does he say "start"

          1. AuFeld
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

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

            1. Top Mark.S
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

        RIP salah owners

      3. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. Top Mark.S
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Rightfully so then.

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

    • ElBuffalo20
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Nice

      2. Exeterslowly
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. SADIO SANÉ
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Trossard > Hazard

          1. Captain Roberto
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 25 days ago

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

        2. Random Name
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          people love picking reiterations of Tom Ince

        3. ElBuffalo20
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          9 months, 26 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
            9 months, 26 days ago

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

            1. ElBuffalo20
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              9 months, 26 days ago

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

          2. Captain Roberto
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 25 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Why would you not pick Trossard?
          Trossard>Hazard

    • Dele
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Trossard > Hazard

      1. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        That's a bold statement.

        1. Mooster
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          But true.

          1. AuFeld
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            It's subjective.

            1. Random Name
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 26 days ago

              No it's objectively wrong.

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

              1. SADIO SANÉ
                • 4 Years
                9 months, 26 days ago

                how many times have you seen him play?

              2. Andy_Social
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Everyone looks good on youtube

    • Wally banter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

      2. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

      4. Unliklinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 26 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..

    • Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

        None of this matters when the manager is Steve Bruce

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 26 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
            9 months, 26 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. Big Troy Deeney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Leitner from Nor is the main man at 4.5

        1. Little fekirs
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Nailed ?

    • Big Troy Deeney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 26 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
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Has to be Aguero on his day

        1. Big Troy Deeney
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Good shout

      2. Random Name
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. Big Troy Deeney
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 26 days ago

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

      3. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Love rashford technique

      4. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Benteke 🙂

      5. Amey
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 days ago

        He left for Madrid 🙁

        1. Little fekirs
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Courtois was great wasn’t he

      6. AndyCook
          9 months, 26 days ago

          I like how Aubameyang passes it in. Lacazette too.

        • Captain Roberto
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 25 days ago

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

      7. Smash10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. Jeanz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          B

        2. balint84
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          A) first week
          B) second week

      8. QUEN
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

          VGG

          1. QUEN
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Is that good or bad XD

      9. Gunner Boy
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Deulofeu is injured.

          1. Gunner Boy
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Ohh didn't know that

            Other than that?

        2. Jeanz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Solid

      10. Starky22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

          A with Perez?

          1. Starky22
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Means triple Leicester attack...

      11. Jeanz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 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
            9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Could do with a few more acronyms !

          1. Jeanz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Haha

            1. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
              • 10 Years
              9 months, 26 days ago

              VVD & PVA creates the perfect back 5

      12. spikkis
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. Aztec Kamara
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 26 days ago

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

      13. abaalan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 26 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
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

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

          For standard 4-4-2

      14. Aztec Kamara
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

          1. A

          2. None, stick with Dendonker

          1. Aztec Kamara
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 26 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)

      15. JamesP
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 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
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Perez Fraser Vardy v Kane Zaha Donkey

      16. Random Name
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

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

      17. sfsfsfe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        Any thoughts?

      18. bru10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Prefer B)

          1. bru10
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            do you think Barkley and McGinn are nailed?

        2. bru10
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          A:
          Walker/Bilva/Dendoncker/Wilson/Ings

          B:
          Maguire/Barkley/Mcginn/Kane/Greenwood

      19. TheSteel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. AuFeld
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

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

      20. LangerznMash
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 26 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
          9 months, 26 days ago

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

          1. Captain Roberto
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 25 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.

      21. LFC4EVER
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

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

        Thanks

      22. Marko1985
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Digne(442) or Grealish(343)

        1. Azzastaan
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Digne

        2. Aztec Kamara
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Digne

        3. Shearer & Sutton
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Digne

      23. Fultz20
          9 months, 26 days ago

          A: Perez and Fraser
          B: Barkley and Sigurdsson

          1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Tricky. A), perhaps?

          2. Shearer & Sutton
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            A

        • Tube!!
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 26 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
            9 months, 26 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?

        • Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Views, please?

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

          1. Superhoops
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Martial and Perez?

            1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              9 months, 26 days ago

              Thanks.

        • Clueless_91
            9 months, 26 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

          • stub1978
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            9 months, 26 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