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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. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Premier League football of the highest quality.

  2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Roberto on the bench thinking he would never do anything like that

  3. Zladan
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Martin bandwagon derailed.

  4. Monkey Hanger
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Wheatabix keeper.

  5. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Was that Balbuena or Martin mistake? Hard to tell...

    1. Hughes the Daddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      I think balb made sure it looked like the keepers

    2. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Martin 100%

    3. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Both.

    4. RoryzonderR
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      60% mistake balb, 40% martin

  6. Pras Scott Talent
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Lundstram fail

    1. Hughes the Daddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      ?

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        It was more of a wish than a fact.

      2. Pras Scott Talent
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        No goal or assist in 60 mins. I want my money back.

  7. GARY AND JAMIE
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Us Flappy owners will be ok, Moyes will play him with one good leg rather than the other clowns

  8. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Is this the Premier league? That goal 😆

    1. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      If you discount the defenders pass, the shot and the attempted ave it was pretty good

      1. Wild Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        *save

      2. Lord Tachanka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Fleck the only one coming out with credit

  9. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    McBurnie almost missed, went straight under the keeper 😀

  10. Zladan
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Matt Ryan should’ve been donating $500 there.

    Martin doing his best not to save that one.

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Martin hates the Aussies confirmed.

    2. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Daily Fail: Martin is a vile kangaroo killer.

  11. UKG
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Justice for flappy owners who just brought him in.

  12. Daniel S.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Looks to me that defenders against W.Ham will have a field day. 0 attacking threat

    1. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Double Liverpool and Leicester defence locked in

    2. Hughes the Daddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Especially when they have their best player on the bench

      1. Dthinger
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        who?

  13. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    is there a worse cm combination in the pl than rice and noble?

    1. SHUTUPHEATHER
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Matic. Mctominnay ?

    2. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Insert and two Man Utd players.

      1. Smurf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Any *

      2. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        If that pairing was a day of the week, it would be a Sunday evening, hungover, and your homework wasn't done

    3. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      If that pairing was a day of the week, it would be a Monday morning

    4. Jurgen Flopp
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Fred Perreira

    5. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Fred and Pereira.

    6. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Martin Tyler and his poor suffering co commentator.

  14. JamieNumber4
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Pull Lundy off now, Wilder

    1. JamieNumber4
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Sorry - in 2 mins

    2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      With all the cameras around?

  15. SHUTUPHEATHER
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Mousset coming on.

  16. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Mousset cult awoken.

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

    So desperate for Antonio back. Anderson just isn’t a striker and Lanzini isn’t a footballer anymore, barely noticeable on the pitch. I Moyes hasn’t had much time but it’s insanely obvious how much more influential Fornals is than lanzini.

    1. Athletic Nasherbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Fornals should have started. Very strange

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

        Very. I think Moyes will think he has more guarantee of knowing what he’ll get from Lanzini that Fornals since he hasn’t had much time. Evidently hasn’t watched Lanzini ever since he left the club.

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Fabianski
      Fredericks Balbuena Diop Cresswell
      Noble Rice
      Yarmolenko Fornals Anderson
      Antonio

      Martin
      Zabaleta Ogbonna Reid Masuaku
      Sanchez Wilshere
      Snodgrass Lanzini Diangana
      Haller

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

        Prefer 5 at the back personally

        Fab
        Diop Og Cress
        Fred Rice Gedson/Fornals Masuaku
        Anderson/Fornals
        Haller Antonio

        1. Totally Hammered
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Where you fitting in Fellani, you know Moyes loves him lol 🙂

  18. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Lundy really has some engine

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      The Swedish do everything well.

      1. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Isn't he like a proper scouse

      2. Zladan
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Ja, det gör vi!

      3. Konstaapeli
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        I see this works every time 😆

    2. SHUTUPHEATHER
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Offside !!

  19. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Unlucky McGoldrick cappers

  20. Nomar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    So, Roberto in goal for the DGW then!

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      It'd be 3-0 if Roberto was in goal right now.

    2. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      For you maybe!

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Ryan owner here. Keeping too.

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      They need to buy.

    4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      might as well just put a guy off the street in goal

  21. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Unlucky McGoldrick owners!

  22. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Big Lund keeps giving the ball away

  23. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Lund miles off a BAP, c’mon West aaaaam!

  24. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Aw you’ve gotta be effing with me Fabianski 😆 🙁 just in to see that! Bugger. That’s one transfer required already. Who to get?

    1. Pras Scott Talent
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      This place was getting too positive. Welcome back.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Stop it 😆 never positive in this place.

        At least I got a CS out of the lad last week. Who would you replace him with atm?

        1. Pras Scott Talent
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Ryan seems the best option I think. Foster, McCarthy seem to be transfers I’d regret later.

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

    Why was Balbuena sprinting at full speed when Martin was trying to pass it to him lol. Absolute idiot.

  26. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Lundstram shoot fgs

  27. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Unselfish lunny ..

  28. Royal5
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Shoot that Lundstram-_-

  29. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Lundy & Hendo nowhere near the baps FFS

    What’s going on

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      No save from Henderson?

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Lund not doing great.

      Hendo hates kangaroos.

      1. Zladan
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        This is going to be a theme all weekend haha

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      A goalkeeper needs saves to get near the bps lol

      1. Zladan
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        A goalkeeper needs saves to save kangaroos!

  30. ...al - Fireteam Zulu
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Better pass next time Lundy

    pls and thx