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Reguilon makes bench but Alli and Saint-Maximin miss out on Spurs v Newcastle

Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.4m) isn’t involved in the Newcastle United squad for the Magpies’ clash with Tottenham Hotspur, which is the second of four Premier League fixtures to take place on Sunday.

Kick-off in north London is at 14:00 BST.

The French winger was a doubt for this match with an ankle injury he picked up in the defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion but had been pictured in full training on Friday, raising hopes of a swift recovery.

Jamal Lewis (£4.5m), who took a blow to the eye in that Gameweek 2 defeat, is only fit enough for a place on the bench, meanwhile.

Matt Ritchie (£5.0m), Miguel Almiron (£5.9m) and Joelinton (£5.9m) all make their first league starts of the season, having shone in Newcastle’s 7-0 win over Morecambe in midweek.

Andy Carroll (£5.5m) is the other player to make way.

The team news is a lot more straightforward from a Spurs point of view, with Jose Mourinho making only one change from their 5-2 win at Southampton last weekend.

Giovani Lo Celso (£6.9m) comes into midfield in place of Tanguy Ndombele (£6.0m), with the Frenchman only among the substitutes.

Dele Alli (£7.7m) and the injured Gareth Bale (£9.5m) aren’t in the squad but there is a place on the bench for new signing Sergio Reguilon (£5.5m) following his move from Real Madrid.

Son Heung-min (£9.1m) and Harry Kane (£10.5m), unsurprisingly, keep their places following last weekend’s monster FPL hauls.

Son was the most-bought midfielder of Gameweek 3, with just under one million Fantasy managers recruiting the South Korea international.

Kane and Son are the fourth and fifth most-popular captaincy picks for this round of games.

Only Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.9m) suffered more sales than Saint-Maximin ahead of Saturday’s deadline, meanwhile.


Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris, Doherty, Dier, Sanchez, Davies, Hojbjerg, Winks, Lo Celso, Lucas, Son, Kane.

Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Manquillo, Fernandez, Lascelles, Ritchie, Hayden, Shelvey, Almiron, Hendrick, Joelinton, Wilson.

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2,175 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Crouchy
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Son 'almost' scored 2 goals and gets subbed at HT.... things you love to see...

  2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Need to get Kane ASAP

    1. james 101
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      He’s looking good then?

  3. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    that is big

  4. United 99 4Ever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Son capt fail

  5. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Almost happy as so many own and Cap son in my ml which is my goal to win if possible

    Just need foden and salah to deliver

  6. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Son, Reese James and Werner owner.

    Great!

    1. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Same here. Captain Werner beats my nearly Son capt. You gotta laugh.

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

    Can anyone be suprised? Spurs have something like 10 games in 21 games

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      31 games is a lot

    2. Bambi
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      21 days*

  8. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Son points-chasers getting what they deserve. The cool kids owned him last week and dumped him this week 😎

    1. Das Boot
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      What, You dumped Son before Newcastle at home?

      1. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        On WC, yes. Can't own them all and he played 90 minutes mid week

    2. The Fed
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Love yourself more bro

  9. Das Boot
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Ouch, Son cappers will be gutted. I have him so gutted.

  10. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Could have been an argument with Jose...

    We know he's going to lose the dressing room at some point. It's a question of when...

    1. Bambi
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I highly doubt it. He has played 225 mins in the last week (3 games)

    2. Bartowski
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Son doesn't strike me as the argumentative type

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Had a bust up with Lloris recently, didn't he?

        But yeah, it's probably just wishful thinkg 😀

  11. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Werner outscores Son.

    NICE

    1. JamTart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Huge relief

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

    Must ... not .... post... lol@ ...

    Such restraint..

    1. Check out my Umtiti's
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Do it!!! 🙂

      • Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        😆

    2. stat sifter 888888
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Where is that muppet Do.herty who was telling me that there was absolutely no risk of rotation lolololololol? Some foolishly arrogant people on this forum.

        1. F_Ivanovic
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I mean he started didn't he? OFC he's going to be subbed off at some point... a tad unfortunate it happens after 45 mins.

        2. F_Ivanovic
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I think you owe him an apology....

      • Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Meltdown 😆

      • 16ShimiC16
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Rested for sure, he played back to back 90 mins including on Thursday, & we play on Tuesday & Thursday next week

      • Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Wow why did son get subbed?

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Hopefully zero-owned Lo Celso scores soon so Harry comes off on 59 mins 😉

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Haha I'd like that. Don't want kane hauling :p

      • Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Is Son injured ?

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Mourinho in a bad mood

        2. Royal5
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Makes no sense to take him off at ht unless imo

      • Manani
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        all that effort to fit Son into my WC team and this happen lol.
        at least got that team value from it

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          he will drop tonight 😉

      • Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Son single handedly saving my gameweek 🙂

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Son subbed after a disastrous first half.

        1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          for who?

          1. Dreams
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Berg

          2. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Berg-wine

          3. Pumpy Pro
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Bergwijn

        2. Jeremy Corbyn
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          He played incredibly well, hit the woodwork twice, what are you talking about?

          1. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            ?

            1. Jeremy Corbyn
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Go heckle somewhere else

      • james 101
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Son sub killed three pages!

        Bottomed...

        Little help? What to do this week?

        Martinez Steer
        Digne Saiss James Justin Mitchell
        KDB Rodriguez Zaha Sterling Hendrick
        Jimmy Martial DCL

        A. Roll the FT
        B. Martial out (but for who?!)
        C. Zaha out (but for who?!)
        D. Something else?!

        1. james 101
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Tempted to roll it.

          I’d love to add Bruno tbh but unless KDB or sterling are injured...

        2. Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          roll it pal

      • The Mighty Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        PSG phoned Levy at half time asking if they could have Son as well please.

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Haha Son owners! Werner outscoring him this week

        Sighhhh

        1. stat sifter 888888
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Any more player ratings lol?

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Stat Sifter 10/10 my dude

            2. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 27 days ago

              You were right on Son btw, well done. Saw you arguing with another guy about how Son will be rotated, and here he's off at half time. Fair play bro

        2. Seanigula
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          The Special One! 🙂

        3. tiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Can't pick on Alli...who's next...Son

        4. Check out my Umtiti's
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Hahahhahahahahaha Son point chasers can suck it

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

              I got banned yesterday for something extremely similar to this but it all depends on whether the mod in charge has the player you are lolling about or not.

              1. Check out my Umtiti's
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Interesting. Do you have Son?

            2. Trophé Mourinho
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              You dont rest someone like Son at 1-0, must be an injury

              1. TyroneGAA
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                I agree

            3. Top Lad Dakes.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Commentator pronouncing Hojberg as Hoybeeyerg

              Is that right? 😆

              1. how now brown cow
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                How would you pronounce it?

            4. Pedram
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Mourinho trying to out-fraud Pep?

            5. mgilbert86
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Honestly hope Son is ok but having him off really keeps me from getting buried by a high score from everyone who owns him