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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
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

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

    1. gryffsonofarthur
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I’m holding. Have other fires to put out

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

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

  2. gryffsonofarthur
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 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
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A

      • wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        b

        1. Milk Milk Lemonade
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Both decent, but I'd go B

      • Boberella
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        B

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 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™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Mee scored though?

        1. Tsparkes10
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Eh

    3. PremKraut
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

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

    4. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Justin or Balbuena to replace Taylor?

      1. gryffsonofarthur
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Judtin

    5. wantsharptv
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

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

      Horrible week

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Please stop posting tripe like this. Please.

      2. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Gfy

      3. Crouching Tiger
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        "Horrible week"

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

        Horrible week you must be in the top 10

        1. wantsharptv
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Was inside 1k before this gameweek

      5. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Twonk. What do you get from this exactly?

    6. Milk Milk Lemonade
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

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

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Rule number 1 of FPL: no Arsenal players

        1. Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Rule no 1: No Brighton players

          1. Mr. O'Connell
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            That's def in the top 3

        2. Milk Milk Lemonade
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

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

      2. Must.Go.Faster.
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Does "No Firminio" make the top 3?

          1. St Pauli Walnuts
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Takes 1st place.

      3. gonzalocampos
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

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

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

          I have 18 points from 7. 🙁

        2. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

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

      4. Orion
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Neto or Raphinha as a fifth mid ?

        1. LǝgleSs e|even
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Whichever plays on blank gw

        2. Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Raphinha

        3. St Pauli Walnuts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Raph

      5. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 4 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
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Agreed

          Though I guess significantly less data being updated

      6. james 101
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Best defender at 4.3 or less?

        1. james 101
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 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
          2 months, 4 days ago

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

      7. Must.Go.Faster.
          2 months, 4 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
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 25 days ago

            -24 ( all before week 9 tho)

            19k