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Alli returns for Spurs as Bergwin drops to the bench

Dele Alli (£8.3m) is straight back in the Spurs line-up for Gameweek 31+ as Spurs host West Ham in a London derby.

The mid-priced midfielder missed Double Gameweek 30+ due to a social-media-related suspension but has no issues breaking back into Jose Mourinho’s team at the first time of asking.

Alli takes up the number 10 role, fulfilled by Erik Lamela (£5.7m) against Manchester United, hoping to get back to his pre-lockdown form, which yielded five attacking returns between Gameweeks 24 and 29.

The return of the England international sees Lamela drop to the bench, but Double Gameweek 30+ goalscorer Steven Bergwijn (£7.4m) suffers the same fate.

His wide-attacking midfield berth has been handed to the returning Lucas Moura (£7.1m), who missed the Manchester United game through injury.

While Alli poses some potential as a differential, the main Fantasy focus from this London derby will, of course, be on Son Heung-min (£9.7m).

The South Korean is owned by just 7.9% worldwide, but he still sits in 40% of squads inside the top 10,000 managers.

Furthermore, 6.7% of those at that level have handed him the armband for Gameweek 31+.

As ever, there is little interest in the West Ham assets, their 4-3-3 line-up probably more encouraging for the 6% invested in Serge Aurier (£4.9m) more than anything else.

Still without a recognised striker in the starting XI due to Sébastien Haller‘s (£6.8m) injury, David Moyes has named a front-three consisting of midfielders.

Pablo Fornals (£6.0m), typically deployed in the middle, sits on one side of Michail Antonio (£6.9m) with Jarrod Bowen (£6.4m) on the other.

West Ham United XI: Fabianski; Cresswell, Balbuena, Diop, Fredericks; Rice, Soucek, Noble; Fornals, Antonio, Bowen.

Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris; B Davies, D Sánchez, Dier, Aurier; Sissoko, Lo Celso; Son, Alli, Moura; Kane.

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1,583 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 4 days ago

    season should have been voided, this is pathetic

    1. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      I'm loving it.

  2. Wild Rover
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Haterz

  3. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    FFS

  4. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Get in there Harry(C)

  5. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Son a if not offside

  6. _sidney_will
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Son assist

  7. Sharkytect
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Will happily take the assist now

  8. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    A Kane-ing

  9. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    (K)ane always delivers!

  10. Ady87
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    PLS DONT BE OFFSIDE.

  11. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Kane essential

  12. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Son assist... I'll take it!!!

  13. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Kane G
    Son A

  14. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    As if

  15. umerlfc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    An assist is fine after that heartbreak

  16. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Taking a goal away from this game seriously flatters Kane.

    1. _sidney_will
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Next Michael Owen, past his prime at 26

  17. BigBillyBass
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Never in doubt. Take a bow Harold!!!

  18. LOLarov
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    should be goal assist and 3 baps for son

  19. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 4 days ago

    We will take that assist!!

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      No, its Son's.

    2. aborg
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Surely! Still pissed off with Son’s disallowed goal though ! He could have been on 14 points by now with max bps :/

  20. james 101
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    If scores a goal or gets another assist now is he back to essential?

    1. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Yep lol

  21. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Rival have both Kane (C) and Son.

  22. Berbs
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Time for Aurier to assist Son.

    1. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Please!

  23. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    come on hammers

  24. The Dance
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Get in Son!

  25. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Ok 6 points is going to suck once Salah plays but I’ll take it!

  26. Legendary!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Mou presser will be interesting

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      They haven’t been for years

  27. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Welcome back, Harold 🙂

  28. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Son on for 2 bonus right now!!

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Seriously?

  29. DA Minnion
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    At least something.

  30. JBG
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Son on 2bp!

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Yay!