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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. Seanigula
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Son is injured

    1. Sarnab
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      source?

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        His butthole.

        1. Syd.
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Is that not illegal

    2. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Yep, just been confirmed knee injury looks serious

  2. Rolls-Royce
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    We know what happened next when Alli was subbed off at HT...

    1. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I don’t

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

    Rival has double Spurse defence.

    No way Newcastle score today.

  4. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Son back to Bruno lol.

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      The ultimate points dodging 😆

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Is that not how we should play? Lol.

  5. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Nearly bought Son and Werner on WC, but saved it

    Thank fook!

  6. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Nightcrawler must be fuming

  7. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Not much sympathy after the monster haul last week. Now let's just hope kane comes off sooner rather than later...

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      with you there. he won't though til the win is wrapped up

  8. yakirh
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    What happened to Son??

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      He was subbed

  9. GOTHAM City F.C.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Son getting the CS point?

    1. Dreams
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      No. 60 minutes necessary for that.

    2. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 2 days ago

      You only get it if the players 60mins at least.

    3. Seanigula
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      No, need to play 60

    4. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Need to play 60 mins

  10. Drizz ✅
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Son is being rested, just said by geoff Shreeves

    1. Trippier Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Was thinking that was a possibility, 3 games in a week, Mour would want to preserve him. I hope we don't find out about a latent injury

  11. Jimmers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    At least Harry can still create assists for Lucas Moura!

  12. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Have we had any confirmation of DCL’s injury?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 2 days ago

      What injury lol

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 2 days ago

          It's rubbish, probably from last week when he had the ice pack on it. Website looks very dodgy

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      ban

    3. PartyPooper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Wat?

  13. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 2 days ago

    HAHA That is hilarious... how many Son cappers laughed at Werner cappers yesterday ?

    1. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I got both and didn’t captain either. But I can admit that owning Werner with that Chelsea midfield and likelihood of playing winger was a mistake while Son was just unlucky not to have goals/assists.

  14. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Mourinho trying to outfraud Pep?

  15. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Hope Son's alright but after my Werner captain fail that's a huge blessing in disguise.

  16. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Decent team that contains all 3 KDB, Sterling & Salah?
    Or too much sacrifise..?

    McCarthy - 4.0
    Semedo - Saiss - Coleman - Lamptey - Mitchell
    Salah - KDB - Sterling - Barnes - 4.5
    Jimenez - Maupay - Mitrovic

  17. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Im so glad, my ML rival had (c) Son!!

  18. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Son was not moving well towards the end..Knew it was coming..Disastrous gw continues..14 from 6 took a -4 as well.

  19. Horlicks esq.
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Ugh.

  20. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Doherty doing some attacking would be nice

    1. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Trust me!

  21. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    GW1: TAA & Son
    GW2: TAA (7) & Son (24) > Digne (1) & Bruno (2)
    GW3 WC: Digne (5) & Bruno (12) > TAA (?) & Son (1)

    Tbibk I've got the lurgy.

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

      Stop chasing points.

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Good argument if everybody else wasn't also recommending Son for this week mate.

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

          You're not getting these players in for 1 week though. Be patient.

          Bruno is utd pen taker. Get him and keep him.

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 2 days ago

            Why don't you have Bruno in your team?

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

              I made the decision to wait and see on united and kept son.

              The way pens are being given I will probably get him and rich for son and werner this week.

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

      That’s crazy to make those changes

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        How about you go and review everyone's RMTs here over the last couple of weeks.

        I'm not blaming them, but you're only saying that due to hindsight.

        1. TyroneGAA
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          What are you talking about I done that changes yes so did you and then you go and reverse them the week after did I? No!!

          1. TyroneGAA
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 2 days ago

            Actually let me apologise you used the wildcard in game week 3 thought you took a hit to bring in two players you bought the week before.. my bad

  22. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Best thing of the day , Son subbed

  23. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

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

  24. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 2 days ago

    I assume Son was rested, makes sense with the condensed schedule

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Rested while up 1-0?

      1. Joyce1998
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Injury

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Newcastle suck, perhaps

    2. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Must be injured. Hopefully injured

  25. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Where's Son? Wtf...

    1. Joyce1998
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Possible injury believed

  26. Siva Mohan
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Son rested for Chelsea game?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      EL, Carabou

  27. Danstoke82
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    WTF Son off at half time?? Is he injured?? I’m just not meant to own him haha

  28. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Guys Son did play in midweek so he might need a rest

  29. Rolls-Royce
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    A Newcastle goal is all I ask.

    1. Siva Mohan
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      and a WIN too

  30. The Yorkshire Pirlo
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    I’m done with this sh*t.

    Wildcard fail so far. Son blank. Hamez blank. Reece James blank.

    Then rival gets a jammy Bruno pen 100th min. Might delete my account.

    1. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      See you next week

      1. Das Boot
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        lol

      2. Debauchy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Standard lol

    2. DAZZ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Stop attention seeking

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Dude needs to vent...

    3. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Leeds won , swings and roundabouts

    4. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Yeah, ow does one actually delete the team from FPL ? Need to make sure I don't stupidly come back next week. in the hope I can turn it around.

    5. Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Just log out and pretend you've deleted account

    6. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Hey now reece James got a bap

    7. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      It’s not an airport. You don’t need to announce your departure.