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Son recovers from injury as Doherty and Davies drop to bench for United v Spurs

Son Heung-min (£9.0m) is fit to feature in Tottenham Hotspur’s clash with Manchester United this afternoon, having made a swift recovery from a hamstring injury.

Having initially ruled the Korean out until after the October international break, Jose Mourinho appeared to be slowly backpedalling on that initial prognosis during the week and Son indeed makes the starting XI this afternoon.

Kick-off in the penultimate match of Gameweek 4 is at 16:30 BST.

Son may have been passed fit but Mourinho has otherwise rung the changes from the Gameweek 3 draw against Newcastle United, no doubt in response to the Lilywhites’ brutal schedule that has seen them play cup matches on both Tuesday and Thursday this week.

Full-backs Matt Doherty (£5.9m) and Ben Davies (£4.9m) drop to the bench, while Giovani Lo Celso (£6.9m) isn’t risked after sustaining a knock in the 7-2 win over Maccabi Haifa.

Midfielders Lucas Moura (£6.9m) and Harry Winks (£5.5m) are also among the substitutes, having started all three Premier League games before today.

Dele Alli (£7.6m) makes the 18-man squad but again doesn’t feature from the start.

Serge Aurier (£5.2m), Sergio Reguilon (£5.5m), Moussa Sissoko (£4.8m), Tanguy Ndombele (£5.9m) and Erik Lamela (£5.9m) are the players who come into Spurs’ side at Old Trafford.

The Manchester United team news is a lot more straightforward.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made one alteration to his side from Gameweek 3, with Eric Bailly (£5.0m) replacing Victor Lindelof (£4.9m) at centre-half.

Almost 1.4 million FPL managers sold Son ahead of the Gameweek 4 deadline, with no other Fantasy asset suffering as many transfers out as the South Korea international in a single Gameweek so far this season.

Anthony Martial (£8.9m) was also out of favour, with his 303,342 sales making him the second-most sold FPL forward of this weekend.

Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m) is the only Manchester United player who has a double-digit ownership in FPL at the time of writing, with three Spurs players – Doherty, Son and Harry Kane (£10.5m) – featuring in more than 10% of Fantasy squads.


Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris, Aurier, Dier, Sanchez, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Ndombele, Lamela, Son, Kane.

Manchester United XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Pogba, Fernandes, Rashford, Greenwood, Martial.


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2,957 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Steinburg FC
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    whats the opposite of a rage transfer? As a die hard Spurs fan its hard not owning Son or Kane i'm thinking -4 Sterling and Ings out and i don't care about the international break! X-)

    1. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      lust transfer

      1. Steinburg FC
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Perfect description 🙂

  2. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Maguire is an awful captain. No composure, no ability to calm the side down.

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Absolutely terrible

  3. Salan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Nothing to moan about.

    Only casual or dead teams keep Son.

    1. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      This is the most tiresome kind of comment on this site, and I'm a Son owner.

      1. Forza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Wait, I misread the comment, it's even more dumb than I thought

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Yeah sure...

    3. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      What a load of crap - for someone with many years experience you should know better.

    4. Supertrooper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Lmao

  4. 7shadesofsmoke
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Is Rashford playing?

  5. BENOIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    How many games does Martial miss?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      3, violent conduct.

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Think it was 1 for the punch, 2 for the extreme side eye.

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      3

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    We want 7!

  7. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Best Spurs option
    A Son
    B Kane
    C Both ( and move out Werner and KDB)

    1. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Bale coming soon

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      C

    3. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I am thinking about rage transferring KDB and Jimenez for Son and Kane for -8. Maybe it is chasing points but if Jimenez can't score against Fulham, he is useless. And I would rather keep Sterling than De Bruyne. This season is a nightmare.

  8. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Cavani warming up yet?

  9. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Perhaps what we learn from this is to have a first sub we don’t mind playing.

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      That said, it was the term “hamstring” that made a lot sell. You don’t recover from a hamstring strain in one week.

      1. NWA
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Mourinho said there was a chance he plays. Also we didnt know the extent of the hamstring injury . so it was a choice to make considering their schedule. glad i kept 🙂

  10. Please Answer Me
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Werner+Jimenez+Mahrez for Wilson+Kane+Son (-8)?

    1. what\'s my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      i would what else we ve got to lose gotta go maverick

  11. sandman58
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Any Chelsea fans....is Tammy Abraham a good option???
    Is he a regular now??

    1. MSTRKRFTSMN
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      After that penalty incident? He needs to be dropped

  12. DAZZ
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    This could be 7 or 8

  13. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    I sold Son & Wilson prior to this gameweek with a 5k rank, don’t even want to see where I would have been ranked had I stuck!

  14. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Stop crying almost everyone sold Son

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      They’re not mad at Son or his haul, it’s Mourinho. Blatantly lieing is not good

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I sold him too. Classic Mou.

  15. King Mo
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Sterling, Jimenez, Greenwood > Pulisic, Kane, Son. -8.

    Locked in.

    1. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      naughty

  16. dark91
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    For all those regretting selling Son. I kept him to save a transfer but was stupid enough to leave him last on the bench

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Oh dear. That’s even worse

      1. dark91
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I know. Even worse with the IB I will be crying for 2 weeks now

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Me too
      Genuinely thought my other players had better chances this gw anyway.
      I think I need to retire.

      1. dark91
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        We are in this together

    3. AC Yew
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Did this with Jorghini except hes first on the bench and im not getting his points!

  17. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Second best striker 7.9 or under other than DCL?

    1. luk46
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Maupay or Wilson

  18. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Ole deserves to be sacked for making Maguire the club captain if nothing else.

  19. Drogba Legend
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Dropped Son for Barnes this GW..... Thoughts on team below and doing Bissouma and Werner > DCL and Son for a hit today?

    McCarthy
    TAA - Mitchell - Justin - Bavies
    Salah - KDB - Podence - Barnes
    Werner - Ings

    Nyland - Bissouma - Davis - Holding

  20. Noah’s Ark
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Bring on VDB at HT Ole.

  21. Jon Snow
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    FPL website still mocking us all with that dark red flag by Son's name

  22. pablo discobar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    What is sons international schedule like?

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      2 games , last on 13th

  23. 7shadesofsmoke
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Who is the bigger problem child in my midfield?

    Rashford or Aubameyang?

  24. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    FFS needs to sign Drip Doctor as a pro pundit

  25. The Mighty Hippo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    How has Reguilon been looking so far? I've just got in and turned the match on.

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Very good

  26. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Kane close

  27. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    I will never ever never ever ever trust a single word that comes out of Mourinhos mouth.

  28. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 21 days ago

    I’d like to take a hit but my points tally is so low I’d actually slip onto the bottom million if I did haha

  29. adstomko
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Transfer in Son tonight before price rise?

    1. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      price rise wont happen for a while, was closer to a price fall

  30. Noah’s Ark
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    United to panic buy a load of shite tomorrow

    1. Seanigula
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      That would improve them