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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. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    He LOVES scoring against City.

  2. KAALI_DAAL
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Feeling confident of my triple Spurs suddenly.

    • King Carlos
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      This is the 3rd time owning Son this season. His 1st goal for me! Lol

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Same lol

        1. King Carlos
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Hi 5

    • tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      WCers living a nightmare.

    • Londongeezaa
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      The Son never sets 🙂

    • Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Joint-top scorer in the league scores against a shaky defence 😯

    • Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Can't replace anyone with Son. A must keep player.

      1. Hattrick Harry
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Agree, season keeper

    • Stram Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Here comes the Son!

    • Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Son's ownership would have been even lower this GW without the Salah news

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Great block from Jesus

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Ha

    • Lukakuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      That's my Son to KDB plans down the drain... Just great...

    • wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      What a season from Son!

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      #fixtureproof

    • TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      KDB unlucky.

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        You got him?

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          It's not like you don't know.

      2. ...al
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Great defending by Jesus

    • Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      KDB looking lively. #scared

    • ...al
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Only a matter of time for city here they’re pressing a hell of a lot.

      Smash in grab game for spurs

    • Meinhoff
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      KDB unlucky phew

    • The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Don't worry guys Son won't play City every week.

    • Pancake
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Who captained son, then?

    • Troll hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Selling Son went well. Third time.

    • Isco Disco
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Sonnnnn Get innn!!! I knew he was due.
      So glad I kept him and transferred out Kane instead for Vardy

      1. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Lovely after timing nonsense.

    • Free hitting is a ladder
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Reassured that fellow genius Magnus binned Son!

    • Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Son attempting to atone for the Lamptey disaster.

    • dando89
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Took son out and am now terrified

    • Sir Alex Telles.
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      would have dropped son and Kane if not for the Salah news.

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Crucial interception by Jesus

    • King Carlos
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Excellent defending by jesus

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      this will be an 8 goal game

    • Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      That would've been a KDB goal ffs

    • Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      KDB looking really dangerous
      Gonna be a tough decision whether to move Son on or not next GW, particularly if he gets any more returns this game