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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. C0YS
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    A) 343 with TAA, KDB, Wilson
    B) 433 with TAA, Robertson, Kane (also have Son)

    Have KDB, Son, Mane TAA right now...KDB to Kane would also allow me to get Robertson. Seems like there's generally more value in wing-backs and strikers right now, so I'm leaning towards B.

    Which would you choose and why?

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

      I think Robbo and Kane outscore Wilson and KDB

    2. BeDreamin
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      B

  2. Lev Yashin
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Vardy or Kane?

    1. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Dirty Harry

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

      Kane atm

    3. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Kane

    4. Lev Yashin
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Cheers all.

  3. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Wakes up to check scores and sees Son has recovered.
    2 goals 1 assist 3 bonus, nice
    Checks team and he’s on my bench, FFS
    Should I just delete team?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Probably still ahead of many on here.

    2. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Not sure why you would bench if keeping, surely you start just in case he does play? At least you didn’t take a hit to take him out though like a lot did, who are now hitting to get him back.

  4. Littlefish92
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Tempted to get rid of kdb for son and Werner to Kane

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I am doing KDB Wood > Kane Son ... last time I moved KDB out, he crashed me badly though!

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

    would you WC this lot?

    McCarthy - 4.0
    TAA - Digne - Saiss - Taylor - Mitchell
    Salah - Sterling - Zaha - Soucek - Bissouma
    Werner - Jimenez - Mitro

    1 FT
    bank: 0.5

  6. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    LMS safety score currently 21 with autosubs.

  7. Orion
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Is Brewster gonna be nailed we think ?

    1. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Yes

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

      Yes

    3. Orion
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Cheers guys !

  8. Mike132
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Who should I sell between Tierney and Doherty? Doherty has fixtures but maybe lost his place, Tierney will start but has tough games ahead.

    1. Brehmeren
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Doherty

  9. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    A - Foden to Son
    B - Doherty to literally anyone
    C - both -4

    1. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      A

  10. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Alisson injured for a while, time to sell TAA Robbo?

    1. Joey Tribbiani
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Yes sell, so I can get them cheaper

      • Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I plan to buy one of them...

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

        No they are basically wingers and are great value, Adrian is not to bad in goals, Liverpool will still keep cleansheets

    2. John Nerdelbaum
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Probably a popular move

      Foden & Werner > Son & Maupay for free? Son is lethal

      Leaves me with:

      Martinez
      TAA James Saiss Lamptey Mitchell
      Salah KDB Son Podence Burke
      DCL Jimenez Maupay

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

        Yep probably doing the same moves. Son(c) seems a good shout next week. How you feeling about keeping James, reckon he's gonna start the next one?

        1. John Nerdelbaum
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Nah but not sure if it's worth a hit to get rid?

      2. Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        No brainer, but wait until after internationals if possible

        1. John Nerdelbaum
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Cheers - I have a bit of a cushion but I'm tempted to go early to save a few quid

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

        Leaves James as concern- I am thinking of same moves with James to Chilwell for-4

        1. John Nerdelbaum
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          I was thinking of Werner & James > Maupay & Chilwell before the GW started and holding Foden for one or two more but that's gone out of the window now

    3. FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      We all know city are going to score 5+ goals next week now punishing all the Kdb sellers...maybe this season is predictable after all

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Here's hoping

      2. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Who's going to get the goals? Answers in a postcard please

    4. Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Would you rather Maupay or Wilson?

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

        Wilson

      2. Pavsboot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Maupay!

      3. FDMS All Starz
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Wilson

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

          Interesting!

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

        Maupay

      5. aapoman
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Maupay

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

        Basically mate they are both good picks, you won't go wrong with either

      7. John Nerdelbaum
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Maupay although Wilson has a juicy fixture next

    5. QUEN
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Where’s Allison

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

        Injured during training

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

      Took a hit to bring son in after his four goals. Goes off injured at half time.

      Took a hit to take Son out for Zaha. Scores 2 and assists.

      Am I the only one to make such bad transfers woth son?

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

        No. I never get Son points!!!

        Callum Wilson and Ings are the same

      2. DA Minnion
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        He is a troll of the highest order.

    7. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Two weeks of tinkering, love a wildcard during the int.break

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Do not underestimate the headache, monitoring price, injuries, rubbish RMT comments etc. but yeah enjoy ... 😉

    8. Nice to Finally Michu
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Great from Hertha and Bayern, Lewa 4 goals does it

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

      Cavani withdrawn the transfer yet?

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

        He’s experienced many meltdowns at PSG so nothing new

    10. JonSnow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      If bale can get and stay fit that attack might rival liverpools this year

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Even Chelsea's will come good soon imo

    11. Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      After Solsjoker leaves man united, no top club or team in a top flight division will ever appoint him.

      Long may he stay at Man United.

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

        He’s not that bad!

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

          Comfortable the worst manager in the league other than Scott Parker

      2. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        That's unfair. He's long enough or strong enough in his position. He was never intended as a short term solution

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

          I hope he stays there for a decade or more, cause they’ll never do anything with him there. And it is true, cannot in a million years imagine him managing a team with ambition.

    12. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Is kane and son too much.

      1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Not short term anyway. Have a fantastic relationship, Harry more than happy to play provider

      2. G00LI0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Not at the moment. There points are interlinked.

    13. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Wilson over Jimmy on WC, right?

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

        If you are using those extra funds wisely, probably yes

    14. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Kane and Salah since GW1 are probably the only right decisions I've made so far..

      1. james 101
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Nice though

    15. james 101
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      A. KDB to son
      B. Sterling to son

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

        A

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

        I'm in the same boat. Undecided yet

    16. aapoman
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Confirm wild card? Can get this exact team only tonight

      Martinez Steer
      TAA Castagne Chilwell Saiss Cooper
      Salah KDB Son Hamez Bissouma
      DCL Maupay Brewster

      1. james 101
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Tempting for sure!

    17. Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Final question, got to lose one to bring in Son... who would you rather keep?

      1. Ings
      2. Jimmy

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

        2

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

        Ings. Jimmy couldn't even score against Fulham.

        1. Joey Tribbiani
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Ings couldn't even score against WBA. They had worse defensive stats.

      3. Slitherene
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Werner might fall, Kane probably rises
        Werner -> Kane, for a hit?

        Exact money.

        1. james 101
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Sure

      4. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Maupay or Antonio long term?

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

          Antonio

        2. james 101
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          A

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

          Antonio

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

        podence + jim to son + maupay for a hit ? Y/N

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

        Not sure what's more annoying this season, FPL or being a MUN fan. Maguire is worse than shocking 🙁