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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. DandyDon
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Villa team looking a lot better than last year

    1. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      They look decent. Will stay up for sure and could challenge mid table.

  2. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Martinez to save a Salah pen. One time!

    1. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      lol the scenes.

    2. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      i would jizz

    3. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Two times,need him to save this GW

  3. HurriKane
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Anyone going without Son after international break?

    Top scorer in PL with 6 goals 1 assist

    Faces (WHU bur BHA wba) in next 4 gws

    1. F4L
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      no chance captain next GW

      1. HurriKane
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Same thinking. Bringing him for a hit .

        Have no other standout captain

    2. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Nope, I need to get him in. KDB to Son is on the cards.

    3. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No easy way to get unfortunately

      1. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Easy enough for us Werner owners 😛

        1. The Mighty Hippo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          So that was the reason for the "keep Werner" strategy. Great forward planning!! 🙂

      2. HurriKane
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Same.But he'll be totally worth it

    4. fantasyfog
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No

    5. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Looks real good. Between him and Kane, need someone to captain next gw.

    6. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I’m thinking Kane over him. I’ve held Son a lot over last 2 seasons (~15 game weeks) and missed pretty much every haul.

      He’s my ultimate troll player and can’t trust him

    7. elchilangles
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I just took him out, hurts bringin him back but might be the best thing. not sure what to do!

  4. CroatianHammer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    !Ally out? Martinez hattrick incoming

  5. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Can someone remind me, If I play WC after taking a hit are they free?

    1. GoonerSteve
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Yes

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      yes

    3. EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Hit gets wiped out

    4. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Thanks

    5. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      It's a good way to cancel out all of your rage transfers once you've calmed down a bit.

      1. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Hahaha more like drunk transfers!

  6. Pino
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Doing Foden + Jimenez to Son + Kane for -4

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Foden has 2 weeks off now. I’d keep.

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Huge value difference?

  7. F4L
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Is the Robbo/TAA to be put on hold with Alison injury?

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No their defence was looking shaky anyways. I want their attacking returns

  8. Puntillimon
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Son and Kane. Amazing feeling to own both since the start 😀

    1. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Well done

    2. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Bravo mate, very good picks, are you doing well then?

    3. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Don’t know how I feel (Kane+Son+Bavies seller)

    4. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Good work.

    5. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Gj mate. Far more fun betting against the template! Shame I didn't haha.

    6. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Makes me feel better than even with no spurs players and it currently feels end of the world. I’m still 7 points ahead of you (though you have 3 Liverpool) so I won’t be too far behind.

      Many ways to play this game.

  9. Esalman
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Team value is overrated. First time I bother about it this season and take Son out, I get burned.

    This means Werner is staying in my team throughout the IB lol

    1. Pino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      rip team value

  10. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Who’d you rather lose?

    A. Ings
    B. Jimmy

    1. acesingh
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Ings... who for?

    2. Pino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Thinking about the same. Im taking out Jimenez since he is 0.1 more expansive and I need that value to bring in Kane

    3. BeaversWithAttitude
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Jimi

  11. sunzip14
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    When every other person said I had too much Spurs with Kane+Son+Bavies, I argued and kept them in the team saying they will do well in Mou’s second season and the fixtures were great. Son “injury” forced me to WC with some other fires to put off as well and I sold all three. I guess this is what ‘rough’ here must mean!!!

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      😮

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Holy shamoley, that’s horrible!

    3. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      You got their first points.

      I’m bitter about the son injury as I missed first haul. Said he’s a season keeper unless injured then transferred out =[

  12. Nunoooooooooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Rashford - Foden - Digne ➡️ Son - JRod - Chilwell

    No brainier right??!

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Defo a team upgrade

  13. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    I’m pretty sure I win rough with the smooth this week: pure rough

    - yet to have a single goal from a forward in my team ALL SEASON!!
    - took out Son -> Barnes (Son 18, Barnes 2 with a disallowed goal)
    - took out ASM -> Podence (-4) two weeks ago. If I’d not done that I’d be 15 points better off
    - Bissouma first sub blocked by Davies cameo
    - unless Salah or TAA score my entire team will not have scored a goal for 2 gameweeks

    Anyone beat that?!

    1. Nunoooooooooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Son & Kane out this week for Rashford & Vardy for -8??!!

      1. Keep Calm and Play On
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Ooof

        1. baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          OMG!!!

  14. ClaireT
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Would you WC this team?

    McCarthy, Button
    TAA, Justin, Holding, Saiss, Lascelles
    Bruno, Pereria, Foden, Salah, Reed
    DCL, Jimi, Vardy

    1 FT, 0.2 itb

  15. Whazza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Anyone else hitting the WC button now? Any likely double risers to make 0.1 on?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I’ve just hit it - enough is enough

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Hah, saw your rant. How's she looking then?

    2. G00LI0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Trigger has been pulled here also.

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Would love to here your thoughts

    3. Better off with a pin and a…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Yeah. Always like a wildcard over the IB.

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Exactly, any good tips?

    4. baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I am pressing it, but nothing happens 🙁

  16. Bookkeeper
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Son with the 3 bonus

    1. Traction Engine Foot
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      yay

  17. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Werner + Foden to Son + Maupay with 2 frees?

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I would

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Not sure Foden is the one to lose given he’s not playing over the IB

      1. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Yeah, but I don't rate him at all. Maybe I'm a bit biased. I've got Sterling and KDB as well and don't want to lose them yet.

      2. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        By the way, Son "plays too wide and has no goal threat with Kane playing" 😉

    3. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Yep 90% on making the exact same moves with 2 frees as well.

      1. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Probably wise to wait out the IB, but losing further value on Werner will hurt 🙁

  18. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    A) Jiménez to Kane(C)
    B) Jimenez,Reed to Maupay,Son(C) -4

  19. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    3 - Son
    2 - Kane
    1 - Aurier

  20. Sarri-ball
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Cant afford both son or kane?

    A) son/mitro
    B) kane/brewster (2 strikers i know)

  21. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Getting rid of Kane on WC was a massive mistake. Can this season get any worse? 165 pts, yuck

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Wow - I thought my season was going as badly as physically possible and I’m on 200. Tough start mate

    2. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I’m repeating it countless times but this should make you feel better: I sold Kane+Son+Bavies 😀

    3. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      164

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        The luck will change soon, surely!

    4. KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Hold my beer, 158 here 🙂

    5. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      160 over here! Hopefully it turns round for us soon.

  22. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Bruno was the one who sent that text Woodward was reading..

    "Você tem que despedir Ole ou estou fora"

  23. MarcusAurelius
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Iv decided I’m definitely getting Son in next GW. Best option to get him in?

    A) Bruno > Son
    B) KDB > Son
    C) Klich + Digne > Son + 4.5 def (-4)

    2m itb and other defenders are Lamptey, Mitchell, Ayling and Iv decided I’m definitely getting Son in next GW. Best option to get him in?

    A) Bruno > Son
    B) KDB > Son
    C) Klich + Digne > Son + 4.5 def

    2m orb and other defenders are Lamptey, Mitchell, Ayling and Justin Justin.

    1. MarcusAurelius
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Fail lol

    2. Urchin
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      C

  24. Urchin
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    What is the procedure to get a club removed from Top 6.

  25. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Son Kane Bale v West ham.

    0-1 FT Antonio

    1. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Needs Moyes working from home for that!

    2. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Yep.... Werner will net himself a hat trick against SOU.

  26. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Werner and Anguissa to Son and Brewster for free are the easiest transfers I'll make all season. Its just whether I'm patient and accept the price changes or go early to catch the rises/falls

  27. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Werner -> Kane, for a hit?

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 22 days ago

      For sure

  28. LIARS POKER
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Ben Davies to Chillwell an easy transfer if I have the funds?

    1. Urchin
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Yup

    2. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Prefer Reguillon or Semedo

  29. Salarrivederci
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Willing to take a -12 to fix this Sh!t.

    What to do?
    1 FT 0 ITB

    Martínez - Steer (no need to touch this)
    Digne - AWB - Lamptey - Taylor - Mitchell (would pick a whole new defense if I could)
    KDB - Sterling - Rashford - Rodríguez - Pereira (Rash needs to go to make way for Son - right?)
    Richarlison - Jimínez - Brewster (Mby Richarlison out?)

    1. JONALDINHO
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Rash to Son and your good. Following week KDB to Salah with fixture turn

      1. Salarrivederci
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        AWB is gone too.
        Newcastle will bombard their goal all day long.

  30. JONALDINHO
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Opinions on this WC?

    McCarthy
    Robbo • Van Dijk • Saiss
    Salah • Sterling • Son • Rodriguez
    Ings • DCL • Brewster
    (4.0 / Mitchell / Bissouma / 4.0)

    Rotate Brewster and Mitchell

    1. G00LI0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Need Kane