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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. Check out my Umtiti's
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Hahaha. I bet my left nutsack that Son doesn't score a goal today.

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Take him off

      2. Third Eye Vision
        • 8 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Ah. The double nutsack. May as well gamble with the left one.

    • Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Son has a wicked left foot

    • Zim0
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Son taking inspiration from Trossard

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Kane is gonna be a beast this season, 20+ goals and how many assists? 10+ ez
      Doubt he will match KDB's points as he is a FWD but still potentially gonna be like 230 points maybe

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Won't get goals playing at CAM

        1. dark91
          • 4 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          He already got 3 clear chances today and is still on pens.
          Will probably stay in the box once Bale starts playing

          1. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            26 days, 16 hours ago

            Will be even deeper when Bale comes in imo

            1. dark91
              • 4 Years
              26 days, 16 hours ago

              Hmmm how I see it is Bale on the right, Son on the left, and Kane moves forward. Maybe Moura plays as a false 9 or so

              1. Pukki Blinders
                • 1 Year
                26 days, 16 hours ago

                Yeah but I can see Bale playing much further forward than Moura

          2. Werner Brothers
            • 5 Years
            26 days, 16 hours ago

            To assist bale?

        2. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          He will score over 20 as long as he doesnt get injured, its Kane

      2. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Don't think he's ever reached 230

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          224 his highest with 29 goals and 7 assists

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            26 days, 16 hours ago

            😮 that will be hard to beat

    • Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Son going to pull a Trossard today

    • Traction Engine Foot
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Anyone mentioned trossard?

    • Zilla
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Everyone doing the woodwork challenge now

    • dark91
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 16 hours ago

      Roles so far in today's game
      Kane = Che Adams
      Son = Trossard

      1. ivantys
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Son = Hames assist the assistor

      2. Paul Psychic Octopus
        • 9 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Dang! Not only so close to 5 pts again, counts as a shot off target and reduces his BAPs tally.

      3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Newcastle are trash

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Useless is a compliment

      4. Forza Papac
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Close him down in your own time, Jamaal

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Everyone backing off, no pressure, just waiting to be slaughtered. Awful tactics

      5. tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Son hits the bar.

      6. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Who would you go for

        A) Bruno

        B) Kane

        1) TAA + Hamez

        2) Doherty + Son

        1. Joyce1998
          • 4 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          A and 1

      7. President Giggs
        • 7 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        This is such an uncomfortable watch as someone with no Spurs players

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Yeah Newcastle look woeful we're lucky spurs aren't 4 up at least

        2. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Does Fudgy own Son and Trossard?

      8. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Son is the main man at Spurs

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Doesn’t help much when he missed very chance

      9. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Trossard : You can't break my record of hitting the post

        Son : Hold my beer

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Still needs more. Trossard is in the lead

      10. GOTHAM City F.C.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        José thinks this goal is small as well.

      11. Crouchy
        • 9 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Son with another shot off target

      12. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        I’m going to have a massive headache after today, had a fantastic start but know I need KdB or Sterling.
        Just no idea how I’ll fit them in 🙁

      13. Joyce1998
        • 4 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Wilson to score a cheeky goal in the second half

      14. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        yellow for Fester

      15. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Got Son for Rash - 4, of course this is going to happen...

        1. GuenDoozy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Yup

      16. St. Stephen XI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Voldemort with the yellow card.

      17. Esalman
        • 10 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Is Son (C) likely to register any attacking returns at all today?

        1. GuenDoozy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          not likely

        2. GOTHAM City F.C.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Sure

        3. KGFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Looks very unlucky and so unlikely

        4. dark91
          • 4 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          He will. Be patient

      18. Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Son 7 bps )

      19. Chaste
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Imagine owning trossard and son this week

      20. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        no assets in this game.

        hiding behind couch!

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Same - most rivals got Son and/or Kane. A few captaincies whilst I went for Werner 🙁

      21. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Even without owning spurs assets im enjoying this. An exciting game!

        1. GOTHAM City F.C.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Exactly why you're enjoying it, they ain't scoring.

        2. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          Yeah. Can't have em all. If you have spurs u could possibly miss out on liverpool or city assets. Everyone will do well. U just have to stick with the ones u have

      22. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        Time to quit this game.

        Logs off

        1. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          26 days, 16 hours ago

          The amount of times people have quit the game on here FPL wouldn't have more than 10k players...

      23. GloryManUnited
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 16 hours ago

        My team from last week has all returned this weekend so far. Very glad I used my WC 🙂