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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. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    22 days, 2 hours ago

    MOURA GOAL
    KANE ASSIST

    1. The Vindaloovian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Boo

  2. Neevesy
    • 4 Years
    22 days, 2 hours ago

    Someone tell Jonjo Shelve he ain't Pirlo

  3. Dr. Rog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    22 days, 2 hours ago

    A few weeks ago I ordered a limited edition Sp*rs tea set off ebay.

    It arrived the other day - 11 mugs and no cups.

  4. ivantys
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      This newcastle team is rubbish

    • Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane assist

    • Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane the assist king

    • Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      "Lucas Moura has lost it" , timing lol

      1. Zilla
        • 3 Years
        22 days, 2 hours ago

        Bad players still can score lol

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          22 days, 2 hours ago

          I know but the timing was all

          1. Zilla
            • 3 Years
            22 days, 2 hours ago

            True 😀

      2. DAZZ
        • 6 Years
        22 days, 2 hours ago

        Hasnt got a clue, waffles on all day

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          22 days, 2 hours ago

          still love him , not sure his Dad does but top man

    • Das Boot
      • 6 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      C'mon Harry

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane assist

      1. jamiejoe
        • 5 Years
        22 days, 2 hours ago

        Who is your captain?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          22 days, 2 hours ago

          Salah mate

    • Van der Faart
      • 8 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane the assist machine.

    • NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane 😀

      1. Das Boot
        • 6 Years
        22 days, 2 hours ago

        We're on Nabil. Let's go

        1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
          • 8 Years
          22 days, 2 hours ago

          This is our day!

    • jamiejoe
      • 5 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Goal

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      All 10 Moura owners enjoyed that

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Ugh yuck.

      Maybe Werner to Kane lol

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane is a beast

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      KaneDB

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        22 days, 2 hours ago

        Love this

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane is Fantasy King

    • Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      So Kane’s an assist machine now is he?

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Son messes up Kane assist

    • lugs
      • 3 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane the new KDB

    • Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      It was coming...

      Plenty more goals to come!

    • deathcabofdevil
      • 6 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Spurs DJ playing Darude ,- Sandstorm after the goal. Epic.

      1. Says
        • 10 Years
        22 days, 2 hours ago

        it happens after ever goal

        1. deathcabofdevil
          • 6 Years
          22 days, 2 hours ago

          Has anybody asked for the song name yet?

    • Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Newcastle could get a pasting here.

    • Says
      • 10 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      The Techno blaring in the empty stadium when spurs score will never stop being hilarious

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Trying to go down in price from Werner... Kane not helping me here

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Kane is on fire

    • Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Son :/
      What an opportunity

    • Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Son should have shot!

    • Stand By Mee
      • 4 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Another assist for Kdb

    • Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      22 days, 2 hours ago

      Bloody hell Kane looks irresistible

      1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
        • 11 Years
        22 days, 2 hours ago

        He has turned into Zidane and Brazilian Ronaldo all in one.