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Aubameyang survives Arsenal rotation ahead of Norwich clash

Midweek rotation has struck Fantasy Premier League managers once again ahead of Wednesday’s 18:00 BST kick-offs.

Mikel Arteta appears to be the chief culprit, naming Bukayo Saka (£4.7m), Nicolas Pépé (£9.2m) and Eddie Nketiah (£4.4m) on the bench for Arsenal’s meeting with Norwich.

That will be of huge frustration to the owners of such assets, especially as the Canaries have come to the Emirates Stadium with only one fit recognised centre-back in Ben Godfrey (£4.4m), tonight paired with midfielder Alex Tettey (£4.5m).

That said, those who went with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) will be in better spirits as he has been selected to play in the front-line of what looks like a 3-4-3 formation.

It features Kieran Tierney (£5.3m) and Hector Bellerín (£5.4m) as wing-backs with Sead Kolasinac (£5.2m) joined by David Luiz (£5.7m) and Shkodran Mustafi (£5.1m) in the back-three.

Meanwhile, Norwich hand recalls to key attackers Teemu Pukki (£6.5m) and Todd Cantwell (£4.6m).

For all the shuffling at Arsenal, Steve Bruce has largely left Fantasy managers content with his selection. There had been suggestions of a midweek benching for Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.4m), but the pacey winger has kept his place in the team, as has budget centre-back Jamaal Lascelles (£4.3m).

Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) is fit enough for a place on the bench, where he is joined by a rested Miguel Almirón (£5.8m).

Elsewhere, James Maddison (£7.4m) has also fallen foul of rotation, chosen among the substitutes for Leicester’s trip to Everton.

His rest means a rare start for the hard-working Marc Albrighton (£5.1m) in a four-man midfield, Harvey Barnes (£6.1m) providing the width on the opposite flank. As ever, Jamie Vardy (£9.8m) leads the attack.

Everton themselves have gone with their standard 4-4-2 formation, led by Fantasy favourites Richarlison (£8.3m) and Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£6.5m)

Arsenal XI: Martínez; Kolasinac, D Luiz, Mustafi; Tierney, Ceballos, Xhaka, Bellerín; Aubameyang, Lacazette, Nelson.

Norwich City XI: Krul; Lewis, Tettey, Godfrey, Aarons; Trybull, McLean; Cantwell, Buendía, Rupp; Pukki.

Bournemouth XI: Ramsdale; L Kelly, Aké, S Cook, A Smith; Danjuma, Lerma, Billing, Brooks; J King, Solanke.

Newcastle United XI: Dúbravka; Manquillo, Lascelles, Fernandez, Krafth; Bentaleb, Shelvey, S Longstaff; Gayle, Joelinton, Saint-Maximin.

Everton XI: Pickford; Digne, Keane, Holgate, Coleman; Gordon, Sigurdsson, A Gomes, Iwobi; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel; Chilwell, Söyüncü, Evans, Justin; Ndidi; H Barnes, Tielemans, Praet, Albrighton; Vardy.

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1,768 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Stupendous
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    DCL to who? Other two are Ings and Jimmy and have 1.7 itb

    Terrible fail on two Everton over past few weeks.

    1. Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Wait he will score. We sell him for Ings after 3 games

      1. Stupendous
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        I'm not keeping DCL no chance

    2. GAMBIT
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Greenwood and upgrade elsewhere

    3. Hect.OR 98th
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Greenwood?

    4. Dannyb
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Greenwood

      1. Stupendous
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Sadly people I always forget to mention that I am not allowed United players in my league. Bit boring to keep typing but I can hardly pin that next to my name. City fans league rules.

  2. Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Time is ticking Dominic. Come oooon, scoreee!!!

    1. The Littlest Robbo
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      He can play all night and still
      won't score

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

    What to do with auba? Keep or sell?

    1. GOTHAM City F.C.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      scored against wolves last time

  4. GAMBIT
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    DCL, Cantwell > Greenwood, ASM for free? Means I'll be switching to a 3-5-2

  5. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Anyone keeping vardy after today’s game must be blood related to him or something

  6. Hect.OR 98th
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    DCL to Ings is happening, have exactly the right funds for it. DCL has been disappointing.

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      I don’t have the funds so got Greenwood. Then if Rashford is crap again against BOU I’m shipping him for Ings!

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Ings is a better finisher. And Ings' teammates value him so they get him the ball at every opportunity. With DCL the other players don't care.

  7. I hate Moreno
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Please bring back all matches kicking off Saturday at 3pm. Had to sit through Ings, Pope, Bruno and Auba haul one by one while I sit and count my points on one hand.

    1. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Yep, best to get all the stress of actual matches over in 90 mins.

  8. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    DCL out, Greenwood in.

    1FT left and a whole 2.3 ITB now!

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Roll the other one, I will.

  9. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Get in the bin jamie vardy

  10. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 8 days ago

    My fantasy team is basically Bournemouth this week 🙁

    1. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Mine is Bou +Nor

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

      Mine is Arsenal + Man Utd

  11. Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Last GW, DCL had 4 SoT. He has to score

  12. Ask Yourself
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Can anyone explain how the flying f*** that coleman handball wasn’t a handball?

  13. HashAttack
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Just seen a ML rival used a WC and has a front 3 of Auba (C) , Ings and Greenwood - 57 points 🙁

  14. Little Red Lacazette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Auba owners, keeping or selling?

    1. The Red Devil
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Sold already for Rashford

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

      selling to fund salad.. always was the plan

    3. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      I thought the logic would be, having ridden the pain, surely he'll do something against Norwich and then get rid? His goals were gifted to him today.

    4. adams_6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Plan was always to sell. Still selling for probably Rashford

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Already sold

  15. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Vardy & DCL > Ings & Jesus for 2 FT & just be done with it?

    Would normally give Vardy at least Palace but Christ that was horrific

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

    What’s the average top 10k so far?

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      44.1

  17. Greek Freak
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Bournemouth goal

    1. adams_6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Excellent

  18. Dannyb
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Oh ffs

  19. 6ix9ine #1 on billboard
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Toon might lose cleanie minute.

  20. Zilla
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    I really despise Newcastle

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      😀

  21. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Perfect night as a Toon fan with my rivals on an NUFC clean sheet 🙂

  22. mrodgers91
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Bournemouth goal, bye newcaste CS

  23. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Did Bournemouth finally score?

  24. Old Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    newcastle concede - bloody hell!!

  25. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Dammit

  26. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Lascelles is useless

  27. TheSteel
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Dubravka cs gone

  28. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Get in Bournemouth.

    That’s big 🙂

  29. denial
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Oh Jesus wept. Can't believe that.

  30. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Much needed Bou goal