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Sterling, Foden and Aguero on Man City bench for trip to Spurs

Raheem Sterling (£11.5m), Phil Foden (£6.5m) and Sergio Aguero (£10.3m) are named on the bench as Manchester City visit Tottenham Hotspur.

The Englishman was dealing with a calf injury during the international break, so his lack of involvement in the starting XI is less damaging to Fantasy Premier League managers than it usually would be.

Ferran Torres (£6.9m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.2m) are handed the wide-forward roles in Pep Guardiola’s 4-3-3 system, either side of Gabriel Jesus (£9.3m), who has scored in both of his Premier League starts this season.

However, his days as a reliable asset may already be coming to a close, considering Aguero’s return to full fitness.

The Argentinian has been missing since the Gameweek 6 draw at West Ham and, named on the bench tonight, is sure to complicate predictions of Manchester City line-ups once more.

There has been rekindled interest in Guardiola’s defence in recent weeks, João Cancelo (£5.5m) and Ruben Dias (£5.5m) at the heart of that – both of them starting in Gameweek 9.

There will be plenty of eyes on the Spurs line-up too, of course, as Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Son Heung-min (£9.5m) remain hugely popular Fantasy assets, and both start for Jose Mourinho’s side.

In fact, only Bruno Fernandes (£10.7m) has been captained by more top 10k managers than Kane.

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Reguilón, Dier, Alderweireld, Aurier; Højbjerg, Sissoko; Son, Ndombele, Bergwijn; Kane.

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Laporte, Dias, Walker; De Bruyne, Rodrigo, B Silva; Torres, Jesus, Mahrez.

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1,561 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    KANNNNNNEEE

  2. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    He was on for 35 seconds. Wow

  3. El Fenomeno R9
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Kane + Son going nowhere

    1. Stram Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Yes

    2. Sloane426
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Kane > Vardy now

    3. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I might just do Bamford to Vardy and keep Kane.

  4. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Lo Celso is such a good player, him and Ndombele firing on full cylinders is just wow

  5. JJeyy
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Jesus, Ederson.

  6. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Ederson megged for the second time

  7. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Spurs are going to win the league.

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      You would hope teams would wise up and sit deep vs Spurs.

  8. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Kane assist means absolutely nothing with his EO

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Does if you dont own him

      1. Danno - Emre Canada
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Haha this

    2. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      It does for those who sold him

    3. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      If in the top 10K

  9. DycheDycheBaby
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    But...but..Spurs have rubbish fixtures

  10. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Ederson coming out and leaving two open goals. Both chances would have been dealt with by defenders. Pathetic.

    1. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      This

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      What defenders?

  11. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Come on Son score another one

  12. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Please do ANYTHING Kevin

    1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Yellow?

      1. TimoTime
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Most likely

    2. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      He's looked decent

  13. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    As much as Edersons rushing out can be goal saving, they often result in unnecessary goals as well. Easy save that if he didn't rush out.

  14. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Ederson close your legs you muppet

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

    Spurs bench is actually potent

  16. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Fixture proof.

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      City proof

  17. Hattrick Harry
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Just like I predicted to spurs to win comfortably, absolutely great and Cancelo 1p secured, soon Sterling will get 1p too.

  18. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Kane has been absolutely incredible this season. What a player.

    Needs a good manager like Jose to get the best out of him, but kudos to him for applying this different side to his game so well.

    1. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Best player in the league so far

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Amen

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Professionalism and attitude has got him this far, wonderful player

  19. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    "Signing Cancelo a week before fixture swing can give FPL owners the edge"
    https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2020/11/20/signing-cancelo-a-week-before-fixture-swing-can-give-fpl-owners-the-edge/

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      It has. Edge of despair.

    2. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      lol

    3. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Push you to the edge

    4. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Should have clarified, they meant cliff-edge.

    5. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      20 minutes left

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        What’s he gonna do? Score a hatrick

    6. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Current 2 more than Lamptey

    7. Hattrick Harry
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Signing someone to weak defense with tough fixture, its common sense that no advantage for such a stupid move

  20. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Bus and break is so effective against City.

  21. Pavsboot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Bit disappointed Salah being injured gave all the anti Spurs people an out on keeping Kane/Son tbh.

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Yep. A lot more people would have sold to fund Bruno otherwise.

  22. Meinhoff
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    More to come. They will destroy them on the counter now

  23. tafrère
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Brutal for wildcarders.

    Was such a bad week to WC though...

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Hold on, time for Bruno to change the game

      1. tafrère
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Non-wildcarders bought Bruno too. 🙂

    2. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Nothing will be worse than a GW3 wildcard. That week ruined thousands.

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

        Checking in with 34

        1. Pavsboot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Yep.... 35 lmao.

      2. Bojam
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        I wildcarded on GW3: 42 points and a tiny green arrow (probably only cos my rank was already so bad). Set me up for some big green arrows since though. Definitely didn't ruin my season.

        Agree that this current week was a bad one for playing the WC, with all the injuries/COVID cases, and some dodgy fixtures (City vs Spurs a case in point). But the true impact of a WC has to be judged over a few weeks for sure.

      3. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 28 days ago

        That was brutal

  24. On The Up
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Magnus got rid of kane and son

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Casual

    2. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      true, terrible move

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Not great, but let's see how Bruno & Martial do first.

    4. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Sacrifice pieces for the end game.

    5. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Remember kids keep them together, Meg Nuts.

    6. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Queen and Rook sacrifice.

  25. aborg
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    What the hell is Pep waiting to bring in Sterling !! They are two goals down ffs !

    1. Kun Tozser
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Maybe he really is injured

      1. aborg
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        I saw him warming up to come on though

    2. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Mustn't be right.

  26. FC Hakkebøf
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Keeping Kane and Son was a good decision. Tough decisions to make now. Keep or sell?

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Keep

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Keep.

    3. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Keeping Son but will sell Kame for Vardy

    4. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Sell for kdb.
      Easy one for me
      Just think what people were saying after wba

    5. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I'm just going to keep them. I reckon they'll still be better options over the next period but I can't count against Son/Kane in this form and I feel I'm simply better off targeting other positions to improve.

    6. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Just keep. They're getting the points.

    7. Ron_Swanson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Keep obviously!

    8. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Keep

  27. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Chelsea at Stamford Bridge next for Spurs. Another perfect game for them as Lampard plays his high defensive line, pressing, football.

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Frank parked a bus against United.

  28. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Where are all those "morons wasted their wcs before this gw" posters?

  29. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Aguero coming soon

  30. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Come on kane assist Sonny now