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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
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Martial wtf dude? Most expensive teenage singning they sais earlier

    1. BIG TONES
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Trash player, wayyyyyy too inconsistent

      1. Brosstan
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Hes consistently lazy

    2. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Saiss, earlier

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        *said

  2. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

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

    1. F4L
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      do that and the season won't finish

    2. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Be GW38+

      1. cyberspace
        9 months, 1 day ago

        What is the meaning of + in 38+?

  3. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Need a goal, Bruno...

    1. COUFAL SO GOOD
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Its coming

      1. how now brown cow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        It really isn't

    2. Alnair
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      This

  4. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 1 day 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
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Prob depends on your rank, but interesting point!

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

      That's always the case with highly owned players.

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Moreso when games are getting postponed

    3. Canadian Football
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Perhaps you’ll need his points for the cup

  5. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    So annoying Coufal was rested

    1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      He was my KDB sub 🙁

    2. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

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

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Especially with West Ham getting a clean sheet

    4. Rhodes your boat
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Balbuena here too :/

  6. The Senate
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    someone needs to put Martial back in the freezer

  7. Alnair
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Martial LOL

  8. ZEZIMA
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    I will be identifying as female

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Ok Coleen.

      1. Podge
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Cailin pronounced colleen is Irish for girl

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 1 day ago

          Maith an buachaill!

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Colleen Quaner

    3. HippY
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Hi Colleen

    4. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Collin Queefer?

    5. COUFAL SO GOOD
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Go shawty

    6. Konstaapeli
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Good for you.

  9. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 1 day 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
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Idiots bringing them in.

      1. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Why ?

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 1 day ago

          They're idiots. No other reason needed.

  10. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Wolves & Shearer is the perfect combination for insomniacs.

  11. El Lobito 10
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

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

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

      End of season.

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks

    2. Hryszko
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      End of the season I believe

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers

    3. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

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

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks. Yep they're starting to pile up

  12. JBG
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 1 day 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
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      No chance. The ref has already fallen asleep

  13. Alnair
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Trashford.

    1. Oi! Shadders!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      You're an idiot.

  14. dark91
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Great game by Saiss

  15. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    A boring game to end the GW...

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Let’s hope not

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Yep. Customary Salah hattrick will put me to sleep

  16. The Senate
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 1 day 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
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Another DeGea save

  18. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

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

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Don't think so

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        What else has happened?

    2. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Yes

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Is it really ?

    3. The Train Driver
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

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

  19. The Train Driver
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

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

  20. Alan The Llama
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Harry Maguire runs like a moose

  21. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Wish this game had been called off.

    1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

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

  22. Brosstan
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

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

    1. COUFAL SO GOOD
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Why?

      1. Brosstan
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        Tired of this luck based game.

  23. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno blank and congrats to WOL def owners for cs

  24. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno has been absolutely sublime this game

    1. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

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

  25. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Limited additional De Gea Sheet incoming

  26. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    De Gea time wasting.

    United hanging on.

  27. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 1 day 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
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Ref should not have blown the whistle and let wolves attack

  28. jimmy.floyd
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Best defender from Wolves?

    1. Konstaapeli
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Kilman!

  29. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Seems like Traore isnt useless !

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      "Isnt"? He 100% is

      1. I Must Break You
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 1 day ago

        I think you missed the point

  30. Cookie Kid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    DDG has been Adama’d