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Henderson returns for the Blades as Wolves hand start to £4.0m FPL defender

There are four Premier League matches taking place today, with the first double-header kicking off at 14:00 GMT.

Fresh from their win over Everton, Norwich City take on an Arsenal side who are under the stewardship of Freddie Ljungberg for the first time.

Meanwhile, at Molineux, sixth hosts seventh as Wolverhampton Wanderers face Sheffield United.

The Blades welcome back Dean Henderson (£4.7m) and John Egan (£4.5m) for this encounter, with the pair returning from ineligibility and injury respectively.

Understudies Simon Moore (£4.4m) and Phil Jagielka (£4.2m) make way, while there is another run-out up front for the in-form Lys Mousset (£5.1m).

Wolves have made only one change and it is an enforced one, at that: budget Fantasy Premier League defender Max Kilman (£4.0m) gets his first start at centre-half as Romain Saiss (£4.4m) is suspended.

Raul Jimenez (£7.7m), the most-bought player of Gameweek 14, starts again in attack.

Interim Arsenal boss Ljungberg has made four changes from Unai Emery’s final Premier League line-up.

Having made his return from exile in the Europa League on Thursday night, Granit Xhaka (£5.2m) is back in a Premier League starting XI for the first time since that ill-fated draw with Crystal Palace in Gameweek 10.

Having impressed against Eintracht Frankfurt, Shkodran Mustafi (£5.2m) makes his first league start of 2019/20.

Joe Willock (£4.9m) and Sead Kolasinac (£5.3m) are also recalled as Kieran Tierney (£5.4m), Lucas Torreira (£4.7m) and Sokratis Papastathopoulos (£5.0m) are named on the bench, along with Nicolas Pepe (£9.1m).

Hector Bellerin (£5.4m) misses out through injury.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£9.3m) will again lead the line.

Norwich’s team news is far more straightforward, with Ibrahim Amadou (£4.5m) replacing Alex Tettey (£4.5m) in midfield.

Jamal Lewis (£4.5m) returns from injury but is only among the substitutes, while Todd Cantwell (£4.6m) has shaken off an ankle injury to start.


Norwich City XI: Krul, Aarons, Godfrey, Zimmermann, Byram, Amadou, Trybull, Hernandez, Cantwell, McLean, Pukki.

Arsenal XI: Leno, Chambers, Mustafi, David Luiz, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Guendouzi, Willock, Ozil, Aubameyang, Lacazette.

Wolves XI: Patricio, Dendoncker, Coady, Kilman, Doherty, Neves, Moutinho, Jonny, Adama, Jimenez, Jota.

Sheffield United XI: Henderson, Stevens, O’Connell, Egan, Basham, Baldock, Fleck, Norwood, Lundstram, Mousset, McGoldrick.

(edited)

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1,386 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Tamagotchi Massacre
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    PLAY UP POMPEY!

    1. Dave Bauer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      This.

  2. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Mark knows...

    1. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      .....that Abraham will not fall again if he holds him?

    2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Cognito Ergo Mark

      Mark thinks, therefore Mark is

  3. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 20 days ago

    The Arsenal formation - auba and laca could do some real damage

    1. drughi
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Man I wish I went with laca over jesus now

      1. JustPark
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        *then

  4. Dave Bauer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Right then, for those of us who still have wildcards, I presume GW18 and the huge fixture swing is the time to pull the trigger? What say you all?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Teams solid at moment might just see when to use, wk 20 last week?

      1. Dave Bauer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I’d need to check but I presume so.

    2. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Yep, looking at GW18 at the moment.

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      GW19 is my current plan.

      1. Dave Bauer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Just a personal preference or is there a specific reason for 19 over 18 that I’m missing?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Because 18 isn't a good week to do it. There are no standout games to target, and I'll still be keeping x2 Liverpool even if I wildcard.

      2. Lindelol
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I have exactly the same overall points as you but you have WC and it seems as if you are 50 points ahead of me 😀

    4. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Certainly a big opportunity (though i used mine). Was thinking about it this morning and seems the last scoutcast delved into it. Today's games will give us more insight

    5. Conik
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      20 is my plan. Liv out for 18 and 19.

    6. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Yup. GW19 WC here.

    7. Dave Bauer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Food for thought there, thanks all.

  5. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Pope
    TAA - Lundy - Soy
    Mane - Pulisic - Tielemans - Mount
    Kane - Vardy - Jimenez

    (4.0 Tomori Cantwell Rico)
    1ft & 3.3m

    A)
    GW15: Mount ➡️ Zaha
    GW16: Tielemans ➡️ Alli/Son

    B)
    GW15: Pope ➡️ Guaita or Save FT
    GW16: Mount ➡️ Alli

  6. DAZZ
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Up 10K places with 4 to go including Vardy(c) and Jiminez. The -4 looks to have payed off.

    I wonder if Tammy sellers will be successful or not, we’ll know by next weekend i suppose!

    1. drughi
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Will he be back midweek though ?

    2. The Cisco Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Yup. It was a big decision point for this season, and honestly, there’s nothing other than gut feeling to rely on to make it. Those are the kinds of choices we didn’t have to make early in the season, when so many struggled to get to their desired OR.

    3. Rojo's Modern Life
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Too early to judge your -4. Autosubs and today's fixture could still sink you

    4. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      I'm confident that if he does play against Villa, that a Villa player will give him a smack where his injury is and it will mean he is out for even longer than if he had just missed a few games now.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Lol

    5. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Sold Tammy for Ings as FT myself.

      1. DAZZ
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Good move. A goal in his next 2 and it will be a great move. I personally went Sterling, Cantwell, Tammy > Son, Pulisic and Jiminez

        A Jiminez goal and its a success.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Like all3 incoming players mate.

    6. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Next weekend? We’ll know before next game

      1. DAZZ
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Yeah true. But he could be on the bench vs Villa and start and score a brace against Everton. I just meant that after the next 2 games, we will know for sure.

        1. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Ahh yeah that makes sense

    7. Zlatanzo
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Most will pay off short term, but long term is the real question. Using 2 transfers to take him out and then back in again for a more or less essential player this season isn't worth it... we were shown that with KDB earlier this season

      • Conik
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Most likely is that it is not a huge decision one way or the other. Basically going to need to be a big score v VIlla to make much difference.

      • Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I think those they had a decent player to come in off the bench and didn’t ‘need’ to use a transfer will find out pretty soon if keeping Tammy has paid off this week, but if Tammy is out for just one game (Lund plays for me) it was an easy choice to hold ... different team strategies always at play in these cases

    8. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Egan also returns :). Mousset going to rip this 4.0m kid to shreds

      1. iL PiStOlErO
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Wouldn't mind it. Choco bombs incoming

      2. iL PiStOlErO
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Cmonnn Sir Lund make my day, also Mousse make it even sweeter.

        • Conik
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          When you are looking for a 0-0 at Carrow Road and a 3-3 at Molineux, you know something went wrong with team planning :0(

          Especially when you see Arsenal's back four!

        • ChickenTikkaMoSalah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Vardy playing against a managerless Watford at home. Captain confirmed.

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 20 days ago

            As if we were not going to © against current manager 😉

            Party is going on. Keep it going as long as possible !

          2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            No manager bounce!

          3. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            He's going to be the best captain this week regardless.

        • Lindelol
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Very strange Arsenal formation isn't it?

          1. au hasard Marvin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            4312?

          2. iL PiStOlErO
              1 month, 20 days ago

              With those guys nothing is strange anymore...

          3. andres
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Good time to do Pope to Guaita?

            Pope
            TAA Soy Lund
            Mane KDB Son Tielemans
            Rash Vardy Jimenez

            Kelly, cantwell, Pieters 0.7 ITB 1FT

            1. iL PiStOlErO
                1 month, 20 days ago

                It could be

              • au hasard Marvin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Why are so many selling Pope?

                1. jtreble
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Poor fixture run.

                2. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Look at the ticker..

              • Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Yes

            2. davies
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Anyone thinking of selling Tomori?

              3 CHE might be too much...

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Definitely. Aurier from next week looks much better.

            3. Gazwaz80
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Abraham fit to play midweek...

                1. Bobby Digital
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Sauce?

                2. el polako
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Says who ?

                3. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Thank you lamps

                4. jtreble
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  No. No update yet.

              • Woy_is_back
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Vardy blank please :/

              • Jurgen Flopp
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                I fvcked up. Should have benched him and played Cresswell.

              • jia you jia you
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Watford sack yet another manager...hope they go down!

                1. au hasard Marvin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  They will.

                2. Differential (c)
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Shows Javi Gracia was never the problem. That aging defence esepcially needs a revamp.

              • Differential (c)
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Pukki vs Mustafi. Could be an interesting battle.

                1. Woy_is_back
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  High scoring game, 2-4 My prediction

              • au hasard Marvin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Am I just getting caught up in the hype or is Luiz and Mustafi the worst back two in the league?

                1. Nightcrawler
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Not even the worst back two in the match

                2. Top Lad Dakes.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Hattricks for Lacazette, Jimenez and Lundstram in these 2pm kickoffs.

                  That is all!

                3. Arteta
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  COYG!

                4. tiger
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Wolves goal...

                  1. tiger
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    No, Shef Utd goal...

                5. My heart goes Salalalalah
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Horrific defending by Wolves

                6. Top Lad Dakes.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Balls

                7. Differential (c)
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Arsenal playing much more direct at the moment. Long way to go, but good signs for Auba Laca owners.

                8. My heart goes Salalalalah
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Mousset G

                9. Gobigorgohome
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Auba playing as RW umm

                10. La Roja
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Mousset goa

                11. Top Lad Dakes.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Mousset again! Jeez man.

                  TSparkes will be happy!

                  So my two alternative Tammy replacements (Mousset/Ings) have both delivered. Cue a Lacazette blank