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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. tomasjj
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    best 4.5 midfielder now?

    Currently on Stephens.

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      No point making a transfer for a 4.5 mid

      1. tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        No, but I might do a WC.

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Anguissa

      1. tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Or this one. Cheers!

    3. Drip Doctor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Bissouma or Alzate

      1. tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        This seems ok.

    4. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Burke.
      Stephens 4.4, no?

    5. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Burke

    6. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Burke?

    7. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Alzate for me

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Or maybe Burke if Sheff don’t sign another striker

    8. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A couple in the mix , watch and wait

    9. tomasjj
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Burke is no long term solution I think.

      Also wondering about the formation.
      With all the goals, 3 at the back seems best.
      3-4-3 or 3-5-2?

  2. Gabbiadini
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Son has to climb a mountain before taking that corner.

  3. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Two hours today and no penalty? What gives?

    1. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      The refs logged on here and listened to all the whiners...

  4. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Thank heavens I got rid of Wilson. Also lost 0.1 so least I will be avoiding another one.

  5. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Is Jimmy on pens?

    1. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Absolutely.

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

      Yes. Him or Neves, but mostly him now.

      1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        It's him or Ings in for Werner, the pens will swing it to Ings if Jimmy not mailed to take them. Jimmy in if he is

    3. yakirh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Ings has Ward Prowse
      Jimenez has Neves

      But I think both should be on Pens

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

    Spurs should be out of sight

  7. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Berba and Gervinho got some competition from Dier...

  8. NABIL - 1 season 1der
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Dier nooooo

  9. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Bring in big Andy Brucy

    1. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      And play his in defence

      1. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Him

  10. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Missed the goal, even before i checked whi scored i knew Son wouldn’t be involved, FPL isn’t that kind

    1. Captain Berbarossa - arrrrr…
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      He assisted the assister so was kind of involved but no points 🙁

  11. L'Aeroplanino
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Son is just gonna blank today isn't he

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

      Red card hopefully.

      Most transferred in, most transferred out. Most transferred in, most transferred out.

    2. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Don't think so Newcastle will have to attack a goal down.

    3. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yep coz i own him

    4. dark91
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Nope

  12. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Spurs are looking really good - better than I thought they would!

    I should probably adapt my plan... or just bury my head in the sand...

    1. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      adapt or die GB , you know

    2. DAZZ
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Nah, Newcastle are just woeful

    3. 1314
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      looking at their attacking options, sometimes I thought they should be playing at bigger clubs

    4. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Who will u get rid of for a spurs player though. They'll probably do well too

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

        Yeah it would have to be Salah, Sterling, or KDB.

        So definitely not his week, but it depends where else I put the money...

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

      Not sure this is the week to do it. Chelsea (cc), Europa league then united.

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

        Yep, good point.

    6. stat sifter 888888
        2 months, 1 day ago

        It's just a NEW side without Lewis, ASM, Fraser against a team that are better anyway and with Ritchie and Hayden out of position.

    7. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Ayling still on 2 baps are they final yet ?

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

        yes and no

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Cheers AS

    8. GloryManUnited
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Any potential early city lineup updates?

      1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Funny if Delap starts as forward

    9. HeHeFC
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A) Sonny, Mitro
      B) Jimmy, Foden

      1. GOTHAM City F.C.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        You'll get a unanimous answer after this game.

      2. L'Aeroplanino
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        B if Foden starts

      3. Debauchy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Hmmmm I have Sonny and Jimmy , tough one coinflip

      4. HeHeFC
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers

    10. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Sonny will get one, and Kane one also

      1. stat sifter 888888
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Put your money where your mouth is...

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            That's unhygienic yo. You don't know where that money's been

      2. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Lolcas Lmaoura

      3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son hits the bar

        1. Werner Brothers
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Again?

        2. St. Stephen XI
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Apparently Son Heung-Min is Korean for Leandro Trossard

      4. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        SON CROSSBAR CHALLENGEEE

      5. Bartowski
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Pretty sure I end up wildcarding in gameweek 3 every season and it always ends up being a great time to do it.

      6. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Bar Son

      7. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Not sons day... Woodwork again

      8. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Just make the goal bigger - we want son goals!

      9. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son watching too much Trossard

      10. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son channeling his inner Trossard

      11. Do I Not Like Orange
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son is today's Trossard.

      12. jdoyle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son doing an absolute Trossard today.

      13. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son crossbar

      14. Traction Engine Foot
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son don't do a trossard on me.

      15. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Son doing a Trossard