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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
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Get in there

  2. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Yes!!!

  3. Sack The Glazers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    UNITED!!! FERGIE TIME

  4. Davros
    • 12 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno assist!

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

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

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

    So so close

  6. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    RASHFORDDDDDSDDD MY BOY!!

  7. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    BRUNO ASSIST!!!

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

    Bruno A

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

    Bruno assist

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

    Saiss back-assist

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

    hahahaha that is the most jammy sh*t ever

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

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

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

    Yeeeeees!! Suck it Nuno and Wolves!

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

    WHAT AN ASSIST BRUNO

  14. Pedram
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Meh i'll take the Bruno assist

  15. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Where did that come from?

  16. Party time
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno thanks for the assist you poosy

  17. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    BRUNO A finalllyyyy

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

    That should be Saiss own goal.

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

    Bruno assist and Wolves cs gone!

  20. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno

  21. Bounce
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 1 day ago

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

    1. Bounce
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 1 day ago

      Omg timing

  22. jdoyle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Gj Bruno - put it on a plate for him.

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

    Oh FFS

  24. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    KDB to Rashford

    Grealish to Son

    Going well so far

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

    Maybe off target?

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

      No way

  26. thegaffer82
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Oh yessssssssssssssss

    Bruno assist (if not an OG)

  27. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Clean Bruno assist

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

    Thoroughly deserved by Wolves for their negative approach.

  29. Inazuma X1
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 1 day ago

    Kilman CS wiped and Bruno owner

    United fan

    LETS GOOOOOOO!!!

  30. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 1 day 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
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 1 day ago

      At my current rank I'll take any points

    2. Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      9 months, 1 day 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