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Martial comes through injury doubt to start for Man United

Anthony Martial (£7.6m) has come through his pre-match injury doubts to start for Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium.

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hinted that he wasn’t sure if the Frenchman could feature from the beginning in Gameweek 16 but it looks as if he might have been playing mind-games ahead of such an important match.

Martial’s presence means that Manchester United’s attack is largely at full-strength for their trip across the city, Marcus Rashford (£8.8m) and Daniel James (£6.1m) either side of him.

However, the main Fantasy focus of this match is naturally going to be on the hosts and, thankfully, there are very few shocks and surprises.

Raheem Sterling (£11.9m) and Gabriel Jesus (£9.6m) form two-thirds of the front-three with Bernardo Silva (£7.9m) also included in the starting line-up.

Kevin de Bruyne (£10.3m) and David Silva (£7.6m) are both present in central midfield while Angeliño (£4.7m) gets a second start in a row at left-back.

Manchester City XI: Ederson; Angeliño, Fernandinho, Stones, Walker; de Bruyne, D Silva, Rodrigo; Sterling, Jesus, B Silva.

Manchester United XI: De Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; Fred, McTominay; Rashford, Lingard, D James; Martial.

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1,597 Comments Post a Comment
  1. RECKLESS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Mcity targetting Mctominay pre injured ankled.

    1. BENOIT
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Christ, what drivel

  2. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Guys Would you do KDB and Jimenez to Alli and Rashford ??

    1. Bakra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I did it this week, so yes

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I'm doing Sterling, Jimenez to Son, Rashford.

  3. Differentiator
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Captained KDB

    NICE

    1. Dr Van Nostrand
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Jesus for me

    2. Life is a Fantasy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      No one could have foreseen that performance, I wouldn't beat yourself up about it.

  4. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Not sure if McTommy or Sterling or Suarez...

  5. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Kdb 1 point.
    Get in there!!!

  6. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    KDB to Alli will be a popular move. Or Pulisic out

    1. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Will be and then kdb will get 2 assists vs arsenal

  7. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Mctominay is awesome

    1. Trophé Mourinho
        2 months, 14 days ago

        indeed

      • Differentiator
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        You mean he dives

    2. Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      KDB YC

    3. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      KDB will score a late goal

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Looks like I disagree with every post of you today haha

        1. Life is a Fantasy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Even the team news?

          1. Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Haha not that far

    4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Lingard misses

      1. Differentiator
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        He'll be scoring those in 2 years time

    5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      This is pathetic from city

      1. Giggs Boson.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        My brain is struggling to process it.

    6. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Who's more essential Tammy or Rashford?

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Right now, Rashford.

      2. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Rash

      3. Dr Van Nostrand
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Neither. I'd plump for Rashers tho

    7. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      KDB to Son for a hit?

      Already thinking of Laca Pulisic to Rashford Alli

    8. Yank Revolution
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Ota G, ugh

    9. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Here we go

    10. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      OMG otamendi

    11. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I can't remember the last time I've seen City play this bad. This is surreal.

      1. Giggs Boson.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Urgh, weak goal.

    12. tm245
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Otamendi

    13. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I hate ota so much

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Me too. Got rid for Tomori two weeks ago then he started getting a game and Tomori gets dropped. Now Otamendi's scoring? FFS...

    14. BENOIT
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      *insert comment jizzing about AWB*

    15. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      United bad habit

    16. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      No Utd cleanie 🙂

    17. KAPTAIN KUN
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Yes!! Ota patience pays dividends again!

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Ye right

    18. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      City deserve nothing

      United need to keep their head

    19. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      He will be benched next week

    20. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Scores the week I finally get rid of him. Standard.

      1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        That was a dozen weeks too late.

    21. The gospel according to Mar…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      City could win this.

    22. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Was sitting here thinking about why I bought Otamendi for GW 1. That's why.

    23. jdp219
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Man, had I not dropped Ota four weeks ago...

      1. MC Hammer
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        14 weeks ago

    24. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Cmon Kevin. Score your stunner!