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

    Get in there

  2. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Yes!!!

  3. GGMU
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    UNITED!!! FERGIE TIME

  4. Davros
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Bruno assist!

    1. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Depends if it is judged to be goal bound prior to deflection ..... I really hope so!!!!

  5. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    So so close

  6. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    RASHFORDDDDDSDDD MY BOY!!

  7. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    BRUNO ASSIST!!!

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

    Bruno A

  9. F4L
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Bruno assist

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

    Saiss back-assist

  11. BIG TONES
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    hahahaha that is the most jammy sh*t ever

    1. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      been a long time coming, two blatant pens turned doen...

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

    Yeeeeees!! Suck it Nuno and Wolves!

  13. The Senate
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    WHAT AN ASSIST BRUNO

  14. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Meh i'll take the Bruno assist

  15. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Where did that come from?

  16. Party time
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Bruno thanks for the assist you poosy

  17. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    BRUNO A finalllyyyy

  18. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    That should be Saiss own goal.

  19. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Bruno assist and Wolves cs gone!

  20. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Bruno

  21. Bounce
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Bruno owner but didn't captain, really please that he blanked. Now I just need Salah (c) to go mental.

      1. Bounce
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Omg timing

      2. jdoyle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Gj Bruno - put it on a plate for him.

      3. denial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Oh FFS

      4. Herman Toothrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        KDB to Rashford

        Grealish to Son

        Going well so far

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

        Maybe off target?

        1. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          No way

      6. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Oh yessssssssssssssss

        Bruno assist (if not an OG)

      7. Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Clean Bruno assist

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

        Thoroughly deserved by Wolves for their negative approach.

      9. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Kilman CS wiped and Bruno owner

        United fan

        LETS GOOOOOOO!!!

      10. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 14 days ago

        As a Bruno owner and non captainer I'm not sure I care about this goal at all. Nice that it wipes the Kilman CS I suppose

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

          At my current rank I'll take any points

        2. Daniel - When to BB?
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          it is green for bruno but rashford is the problem. he is my vice in fanteam so if liverpool don't play i get him as captain