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Rashford starts for Man United as FPL managers turn to Fernandes

Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) has shrugged off his shoulder injury to make an immediate return to the Manchester United line-up.

He picked up the issue in the Gameweek 8 win at Everton, the international break proving long enough to allow full recovery.

His inclusion on his favoured left-hand side of attacking midfield is likely to please even those who captained Bruno Fernandes (£10.7m), considering that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s outfit tend to do best when their key players are involved.

The Portuguese international is the most captained FPL asset among the top 10,000 managers for Gameweek 9, handed the armband by 28.3% of them.

The fact that Anthony Martial (£8.7m) makes his first home Premier League start since Gameweek 4 is also a positive omen, considering his best Project Restart displays came almost exclusively at Old Trafford.

Like Rashford, Harry Maguire (£5.4m) also overcomes an injury flag to start, in defence alongside Victor Lindelöf (£4.9m) and full-backs Alex Telles (£5.5m) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m).

As is to be expected, Fantasy managers remain rather unbothered by what’s on offer at West Bromwich Albion this season.

Backed by 4.7%, non-playing goalkeeper David Button (£4.0m) is their most popular asset, the only one owned by more than 1.4%.

Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Telles, Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; Fred, Matić; Rashford, B Fernandes, Mata; Martial.

West Bromwich Albion XI (5-4-1): Johnstone; C Townsend, Bartley, Ivanovic, Ajayi, Furlong; Diangana, Gallagher, Sawyers, M Pereira; Grant.

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1,359 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Oh god a penalty for man utd now would be a travesty.

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 days, 23 hours ago

      Lol timing

    2. Sharkytect
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 days, 23 hours ago

      Hahaha

  2. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    How is that a penalty?

  3. F4L
    • 5 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    😆

  4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Martial wants to take it, Bruno and martial discussing

  5. Tsssst
    • 9 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    It's appears the referee has also captained Fernandes

  6. BeaversWithAttitude
    • 2 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    What a joke... no chance to get out the way. United-ref love affair.

  7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Bruno taking

  8. Dirty Harry
    • 5 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Poor Baggies. Getting jipped

  9. El Fenomeno R9
    • 5 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Cmon save that

  10. The Mighty Hippo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    All of you Bruno owners should be feeling dirty right now.

    1. LOLarov
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 days, 23 hours ago

      If he scores

  11. Pukki Party
    • 3 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    He'll miss it right?

  12. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Clear penalty imo

  13. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Bet he misses.

    1. Nimby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 days, 23 hours ago

      Yep. 3 misses in a row. Terrible penalty and my week lies in tatters!

  14. FC Hakkebøf
    • 3 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Only three things in life are certain

    1. Death
    2. tages
    3. Penalty for United

    1. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      7 days, 23 hours ago

      Taxes

      1. threeputt
        • 11 Years
        7 days, 23 hours ago

        4. Typos

  15. On The Up
    • 11 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Football has become a joke

  16. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Saved

  17. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Did anyone watch KDB interview he tells it as it is.
    No changes for many years then changes every week by people not involved in the modern game.

    1. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 days, 23 hours ago

      What interview ?

  18. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Saved

  19. ABHISHEK - THE CURIOUS ONE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Missed ahahahahhaahhaaa

  20. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Saved!

  21. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    terrible penalty from bruno that

  22. King Mo
    • 7 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    He was off the line...

  23. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Justice..... although I am Bruno captain and that sucks haha

  24. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Retake?

  25. Pukki Party
    • 3 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    One step over line

  26. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    penalty retake

  27. King Mo
    • 7 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Get Rashford on it.

  28. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Yesssssss

  29. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Oh wait, here we go again

  30. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    7 days, 23 hours ago

    Deletes team