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Masuaku set for attacking midfield in Gameweek 22 opener

David Moyes has re-opened the door to an avenue once thought firmly closed.

Fantasy Premier League defender Arthur Masuaku (£4.2m) looks set for a return to the attacking midfield role he played during Moyes’ first spell as the West Ham manager.

He has been named in the same side as Aaron Cresswell (£4.7m) while attacking midfielders Robert Snodgrass (£5.2m) and Pablo Fornals (£6.0m) are both on the bench.

With the Hammers preparing for two fixtures in Double Gameweek 24, all eyes will be on Masuaku tonight.

Meanwhile, there is just one change to the Sheffield United side that lost at Liverpool.

Lys Mousset (£4.8m) drops to the bench so that Oli McBurnie (£5.7m) can star alongside David McGoldrick (£5.4m) up-front.

That means key Fantasy assets such as John Lundstram (£5.1m) and Dean Henderson (£4.9m) keep their places in the starting line-up.

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

West Ham United XI: Fabianski; Cresswell, Balbuena, Ogbonna, Zabaleta; Noble, Rice; Masuaku, Lanzini, Anderson; Haller.

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1,581 Comments Post a Comment
  1. GREEN IS GOOD
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Why has the no.1 OR put Martial 2nd on the bench (and behind Simpson)?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Dunno

    2. Lindelol
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      According to him deadline is on tomorrow

      1. GREEN IS GOOD
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Of course. And because he's in NZ he can still make transfers after the UK deadline.

        That's why he's no.1. He can bring in players who have just scored and still get their points.

    3. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Casual who didn’t set bus team as son as last gw ended.

  2. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Lundstram can still gain bps from the bench because he can't be dispossessed.

  3. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Ryan £-500

  4. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Fanny flattened

  5. SB007
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Danger for SU

  6. Rashford FC
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Did I really see somebody post

    “Why have so many people captained Vardy?” Lol

  7. DA Minnion
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    What the hell happened flappy. Just noticed he lasted 15 minutes.

    1. SB007
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Came off. Pulled his quad from goal kick.

    2. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Goal kick

    3. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Felt something and waved for the bench.

      1. DA Minnion
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I need a keeper so.

    4. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Is that what you call yours? 15 mins ain't too shabby.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Brilliant reply haha

      2. DA Minnion
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        No he's called floppy.lol.

    5. Dthinger
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Didn't you hear? He hates Koalas.

  8. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Seen rocks move more than McBurnie

  9. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    WHU goal now would be wonderful

  10. SoapAFC
      1 month, 16 days ago

      why was lund subbed?

      1. SB007
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Not the best game and to keep FPL happy.

      2. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Keep giving the ball away.

      3. Would Ed Woodward
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Just a regular substitution.

      4. ZeBestee
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Was awful.

      5. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        To increase the page levels here.

    • SB007
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Great save Hendo. Alll the baps ?

      1. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Probably would have with the old Bps

    • diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Good save by Henderson from Lanzini FK

    • Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      So Masuaku is not good pick?

      1. Royal5
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Was he ever?

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Mousset looks awful

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        His best trait.

    • liverpool01
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Guaita>Alisson
      Maddison>Son

      Good moves?

      1. SB007
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yes.

        1. liverpool01
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Cool thanks

      2. Bushwhacker
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Expensive keeper . . . you must have money to burn!!

          1. liverpool01
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Yeh 3Mil to burn yeah will do those move, but will have to downgrade Dendoncker> Hayden have 2 FT

      3. Zilla
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Knew I should've started Hendo

        1. SB007
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Yes you should have done.

      4. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Hendo on PEDs?

      5. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Cmon, score Hammers.

        Also, best Fabs replacement?

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Martin for the DGW?

          1. Top Lad Dakes.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Sat on my bench already, but nowhere near confident trusting him for saves and BAPS like I would Fab with this fixtures.

            Thinking foster or Ryan ig

        2. Niho992
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Im going for Ryan

      6. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I’ve missed whole game... what’s happened?

        Fab serious injury? He’s my only proper keeper

        1. SB007
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Not sure how serious. He was crying.

          1. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Nothing worse than just coming back from injury and getting another injury

            Such a horrible feeling that makes you wish you had a time machine

        2. Fred54
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Fab injured.

          Comedy goal for Sheffield United.

          Lundstram subbed.

        3. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Nothing has happened

          Yea pulled his quad taking a goal kick

          few weeks

        4. Coys96
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Thanks all 🙂

      7. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Come on West Ham

        1. SB007
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Offering nothing in game. Not pretty DGW24

      8. SB007
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Hendo 11 away from top baps.

        1. Royal5
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Don't jinx

      9. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Besic great cameo.. Lundy probably wont start the next one, Wilder furious that hes not in the baps

      10. El Magico5
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Anyone thinking of wc'ing next week to get triple pool in?

        Heaton* Guaita*
        TAA, Soy, Lund, Dunk, Willems*
        Kdb, Mane, Madds, Grealish*, Hayden
        Vardy, Rash*, Ings

        Ponential rash downgrade to fund grealish to salah. Make changes in defense aswell, poss holgate. Foster in the nets.

        What you reckon? I'm sitting at 100k so play a bit more safe or go for it?

        1. SB007
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          No. Don’t want to waste it on first DGW. More to come. Most have 2 already.

        2. mixology
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Mate you don’t need to WC at all. You already have 2 pool players. 2 FT to bring in another in 2 weeks time

      11. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        No chance West Ham score here.

        1. SB007
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          This.

        2. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          They should have!

      12. Ha.
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        With DGW in mind...

        A. McCarthy, Salah, Maupay
        B. Ryan, Sarr, Jiminez

        1. Karhumies
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          B with a premium striker, e.g. Aubameyang. If no premium striker, A.

      13. Trophé Mourinho
          1 month, 16 days ago

          feck, I benched Henderson :/

        • SB007
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Hendo save. That was close again!!

          Greed baps.

        • Luka - Man Like Serbia
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          phew - keep that clean sheet lads.

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Bottler

        • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Useless Lanzini