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Fantasy community turns to Fernandes in hour of need

Fantasy Premier League managers are turning to Bruno Fernandes (£11.1m) in their droves, desperate for some rare Gameweek 16 joy.

In a round where Everton and Manchester City are out of action, a number of key personnel were benched in Tuesday’s earlier fixtures and doubt hangs over the upcoming schedule, Fernandes could be the saviour for many.

No player has registered more than his total of seven double-digit hauls making him the second-most transferred-in asset for Gameweek 16.

Predictably, Fernandes starts in the number 10 role for a strong-looking Manchester United side, flanked by first-choice wingers Marcus Rashford (£9.5m) and Mason Greenwood (£7.1m) while Edinson Cavani (£7.8m) comes in for Anthony Martial (£8.7m).

Alex Telles (£5.5m) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.3m) take the full-back positions off Luke Shaw (£4.8m) and the injured Victor Lindelöf (£4.8m) while it’s a second consecutive start for Eric Bailly (£4.9m) alongside Harry Maguire (£5.4m).

Meanwhile, Nuno Espirito Santo has rung the changes for his Wolves line-up, perhaps handing the advantage to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Romain Saïss (£5.0m), Conor Coady (£4.9m) and Max Kilman (£4.1m) represent the best-possible back-three available to him right now in light of Willy Boly‘s (£5.4m) injury but Rayan Aït-Nouri (£5.0m) and Ki-Jana Hoever (£4.4m) are handed the wing-back slots.

Daniel Podence (£5.5m) and Fabio Silva (£5.2m) find themselves on the bench as Nuno hands the centre-forward berth to Pedro Neto (£5.9m), flanked by Vitinha (£4.8m) and Adama Traoré (£6.1m).

Manchester United XI: De Gea; Telles, Maguire, Bailly, Wan-Bissaka; Matic, Pogba; Rashford, B Fernandes, Greenwood; Cavani.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI: Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Kilman; Aït-Nouri, Neves, Moutinho, Hoever; Vitinha, Neto, Traoré.

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1,785 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Neves say Neves
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    Don’t know how long a hamstring injury usually keeps a player out for. Could Taylor be back for dgw19?

    1. gryffsonofarthur
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      I’m holding. Have other fires to put out

      1. Boberella
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 2 days ago

        Same here. Will hold until further news . If confirmed out for more than a month, will prob swap for Lowton

  2. gryffsonofarthur
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    Can someone answer this question please?

    2 Free transfers.

    A) Forster Brewster to Fabianski Rodrigo

    Or

    B) Forster Taylor to Meslier Cresswell

    1. Wizardh
      9 months, 2 days ago

      A

    2. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      b

      1. Milk Milk Lemonade
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 2 days ago

        Both decent, but I'd go B

    3. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      B

  3. Tsparkes10
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    Mixed day...
    Pros: 45 quid won, 52 points with Salah C, Robo and Son to play.

    Cons: Chester og cost me 130 quid and we’re relegated 🙁

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Mee scored though?

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 2 days ago

        Eh

  4. Lethargio Alcantara
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    About 1 hour ago James Milner posted something about the game on Instagram.
    Surely it's on!

  5. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    Justin or Balbuena to replace Taylor?

    1. gryffsonofarthur
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Judtin

  6. wantsharptv
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    45 points with one Mane X2, Salah, Son/Jones

    Horrible week

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Please stop posting tripe like this. Please.

    2. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Gfy

    3. Crouching Tiger
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      "Horrible week"

    4. clodhopper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Horrible week you must be in the top 10

      1. wantsharptv
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 2 days ago

        Was inside 1k before this gameweek

    5. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Twonk. What do you get from this exactly?

  7. Milk Milk Lemonade
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    Is it time to consider bringing in an Arsenal defender.?

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Rule number 1 of FPL: no Arsenal players

      1. Party time
        9 months, 2 days ago

        Rule no 1: No Brighton players

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 2 days ago

          That's def in the top 3

      2. Milk Milk Lemonade
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 2 days ago

        I know... I know... need to get Taylor out and their next few fixtures look 'ok'

    2. Must.Go.Faster.
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Does "No Firminio" make the top 3?

      1. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Takes 1st place.

  8. gonzalocampos
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    95 a couple of weeks ago and now 23 from 8.

    1. seewhyaxe
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      I have 18 points from 7. 🙁

    2. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      23 from 6-7, but two Spurs left and New def could mean negative pts.

  9. Orion
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    Neto or Raphinha as a fifth mid ?

    1. LǝgleSs e|even
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Whichever plays on blank gw

    2. Sanchit
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Raphinha

    3. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Raph

  10. Sanchit
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    When livefpl can show us our rank live , why can't the official site do it? They take hours to update the league tables!

    1. james 101
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Agreed

      Though I guess significantly less data being updated

  11. james 101
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 2 days ago

    Best defender at 4.3 or less?

    1. james 101
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      Rest of my squad is

      Martinez Steer
      Robbo Stones Zouma Dallas
      Salah Rashford Bruno Soucek Son
      Bambam Vardy

    2. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 2 days ago

      When I last checked it wad Jamal Lewis. So there is probably no good option 🙁

  12. Must.Go.Faster.
    9 months, 2 days ago

    How many hitzzzzz (aka no-no’s, frowned upon, sign of weakness) taken thus far and has it helped?

    - 60 for me and around 250k

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      -24 ( all before week 9 tho)

      19k