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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. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 14 days ago

    Martial wtf dude? Most expensive teenage singning they sais earlier

    1. BIG TONES
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Trash player, wayyyyyy too inconsistent

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Hes consistently lazy

    2. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Saiss, earlier

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        *said

  2. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 14 days ago

    There wont be DGW 19 if they postponed games for 14 days right

    1. F4L
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      do that and the season won't finish

    2. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Be GW38+

      1. cyberspace
          4 months, 14 days ago

          What is the meaning of + in 38+?

    3. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Need a goal, Bruno...

      1. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Its coming

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          It really isn't

      2. Alnair
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        This

    4. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Nightcrawler made a good point earlier in that non Bruno cappers probably should want him to blank due to the amount of KDB (c) and potential Kane/Son(c) with Bruno (vc)

      1. BIG TONES
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Prob depends on your rank, but interesting point!

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        That's always the case with highly owned players.

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Moreso when games are getting postponed

      3. Canadian Football
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Perhaps you’ll need his points for the cup

    5. fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      So annoying Coufal was rested

      1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        He was my KDB sub 🙁

      2. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        With you there mate.. that and the Taylor injury denying me 2 CS and likely BAPs

      3. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Especially with West Ham getting a clean sheet

      4. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Balbuena here too :/

    6. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      someone needs to put Martial back in the freezer

    7. Alnair
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Martial LOL

    8. ZEZIMA
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      I will be identifying as female

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Ok Coleen.

        1. Podge
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Cailin pronounced colleen is Irish for girl

          1. Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 14 days ago

            Maith an buachaill!

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Colleen Quaner

      3. HippY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Hi Colleen

      4. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Collin Queefer?

      5. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Go shawty

      6. Konstaapeli
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Good for you.

    9. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      How come cancelo and stones going up tonight. Am I missing something ?
      Or just being dumb.

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Idiots bringing them in.

        1. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Why ?

          1. Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 14 days ago

            They're idiots. No other reason needed.

    10. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Wolves & Shearer is the perfect combination for insomniacs.

    11. El Lobito 10
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Is there a limit on when the new wildcard can be used by or is it until end of season?

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        End of season.

        1. El Lobito 10
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Thanks

      2. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        End of the season I believe

        1. El Lobito 10
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Cheers

      3. I Must Break You
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        End of season, so in other words some time in 2022 if we start getting entire GW cancellations

        1. El Lobito 10
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Thanks. Yep they're starting to pile up

    12. JBG
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      I would love it if Wolves got a RC just for being such a boring side.

      1. I Must Break You
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        No chance. The ref has already fallen asleep

    13. Alnair
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Trashford.

      1. Oi! Shadders!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        You're an idiot.

    14. dark91
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Great game by Saiss

    15. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      A boring game to end the GW...

      1. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Let’s hope not

      2. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Yep. Customary Salah hattrick will put me to sleep

    16. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      now the lino is flagging MU offside when they're on - how much did Nuno pay you?

    17. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Another DeGea save

    18. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Is LIV NEW only at risk bc of MCI NEW game last GW?

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Don't think so

        1. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          What else has happened?

      2. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Yes

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Is it really ?

      3. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Could be but believe there would have been some news about it till now...

    19. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Come on Bruno, will be happy with an assist only...

    20. Alan The Llama
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Harry Maguire runs like a moose

    21. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Wish this game had been called off.

      1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        If all my wishes came true I would have been a quintillionaire by now

    22. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Honestly hope the rest of the games get canceled this GW.

      1. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Why?

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          Tired of this luck based game.

    23. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Bruno blank and congrats to WOL def owners for cs

    24. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Bruno has been absolutely sublime this game

      1. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        In the same context that your posts have been on here tonight. Correction - every night.

    25. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Limited additional De Gea Sheet incoming

    26. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      De Gea time wasting.

      United hanging on.

    27. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Utd are so unsportsmans like, 2nd time they don't kick the ball out of play and this time DeGea is injured

      1. Dont give a fuchs
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Ref should not have blown the whistle and let wolves attack

    28. jimmy.floyd
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Best defender from Wolves?

      1. Konstaapeli
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        Kilman!

    29. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      Seems like Traore isnt useless !

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 14 days ago

        "Isnt"? He 100% is

        1. I Must Break You
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 14 days ago

          I think you missed the point

    30. Cookie Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 14 days ago

      DDG has been Adama’d