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Bale named on the bench as much-captained Kane and Son start against West Ham

The two most-captained players of Gameweek 5 feature in the third Premier League match of the day.

West Ham United are the visitors to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with kick-off in north London at 16:30 BST.

Son Heung-min (£9.3m) and Harry Kane (£10.7m) have both been handed the armband by over one million Fantasy Premier League managers for this clash.

They were also the most-bought players in their respective FPL positions ahead of Gameweek 5, with Son attracting more transfers in – just under two million – than any other asset.

Those two in-form attackers start again this afternoon but loan signing Gareth Bale (£9.5m) is only among the substitutes, having made the Spurs matchday squad for the first time since his move from Real Madrid.

There is a change to the Spurs frontline for the visit of the Hammers, however, with Lucas Moura (£6.9m) dropping to the bench and Steven Bergwijn (£7.1m) starting in his stead.

The only other alteration to the Lilywhites’ starting XI from the side that thrashed Manchester United 6-1 two weeks ago sees Toby Alderweireld (£5.4m) replace the injured Eric Dier (£5.0m) at centre-half.

All of that means that Matt Doherty (£5.9m) and Ben Davies (£4.9m) have to be content with places on the bench again.

Dele Alli (£7.5m) isn’t involved in the 18-man squad.

The West Ham team news is straightforward, as David Moyes names an unchanged side from the one that beat Leicester City 3-0 last time out.

Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) has recovered from injury to take his place at left wing-back.

Not one West Ham asset has a double-digit ownership in FPL, with Michail Antonio (£6.3m) the only member of their starting XI who features in more than 5% of Fantasy squads.


Spurs XI: Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Son, Kane.

West Ham XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Balbuena, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Masuaku, Rice, Soucek, Fornals, Bowen, Antonio.

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2,267 Comments Post a Comment
  1. nerd_is_the_werd
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    KANE AGAIN

  2. Bruce Lee
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    West Ham more like Worst Ham

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      😆

  3. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Spurs tripple up on WC Kane + Son + Reguilon works well 🙂

    1. slavkob
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I went with Aurier instead of Reguilon in last minute :////

      1. Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Aurier is under Doherty threat

    2. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Thinking Bale triple up lol

      1. Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Too much performing MFs to have Bale in addition to Son

  4. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Cmon Son need some more points to keep up

  5. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Son (c) over Kane fail

    1. villa_til_i_die
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Long way to go yet!

  6. Leonard hatred
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    lol.

    west ham relegated this year?

  7. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Kane has matched Waerner in 16mins

    1. Utopsis
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Mental - another - 4 brewing for me to get Harry in

    2. KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Thanks Moyes for coming back!
      Stay away from the first team!!!

    3. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      It’s only been 15 min lol

    4. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      West Ham are a joke

    5. slavkob
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Had Reguilon in my team and switched to Aurier..

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Very strange

    6. Avo24
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      AYEEEE MY CAPTAIN

    7. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Scout kicks killing it!

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        picks

    8. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      KAPTAIN KANE WHERE YOU AT BRO WE FEASSSSTTTT

    9. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Kane making Mourinho look good.

    10. Manani
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      son+kane must have. only 3 weeks too late and 2m rank down because of that lol

    11. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Bugger - Am gutted.

      I moved the captaincy from Kane to Son at the last minute pre deadline.

      1. TB303
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Son will score

      2. Leonard hatred
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        there will be plenty of time for son to rack more points up

      3. david31058
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        relax man, hardly the biggest error in fantasy football history.

        have some perspective

    12. Isco Disco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      OMG!!!! My boy Reguilion and Kane(c) Get Innnnnnn
      Who has a triple up of Kane, Son and the future FPl legend Sergio Reguilion

      1. Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Me!

    13. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      All of Laterisers good punts this week undone by no Son or Kane

      1. Cruyff's Eleven
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        "good"

    14. TB303
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Kane !!!!

    15. Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Jimmy & KDB > Son & Rashford?

      Jimmy > Kane would leave me with 9.8 (Already own Son)

    16. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Dumb to do Jimenez to Kane before Wolves even play?

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Yeah, incase Kane rolls an ankle

    17. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Oh F off WHU you bunch of mugs destroying my fpl season

    18. Ninja Škrtel
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      MORE. MOREEEEE!!!!

    19. KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Spurs playing like City
      And City more like Spurs... Doh!

    20. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Cannot tell you how relieved I am that selling Werner has actually worked out as a success 😆 ah gotta love fpl

    21. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Wow first good gameweek until now, season over

    22. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Harry Legend Kane

    23. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      For all the stick Mourinho gets, he's at least firmly arrested Kane's slow Rooney-esque descent into becoming a plodding central midfielder.

      1. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Think the lockdown helped Kane as he was able to properly recover rather than being flogged. Hopefully Vinicius plays in the EL to give him a proper break between important matches.

    24. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Rivals win 🙂