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

    Most likely Saiss OG, Rashy A

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

      No way

    2. brianutd-why always we? 20
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Nope

    3. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      No chance

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

      No it isn't. SOT.

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

      Nah was on target m8

    6. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Based on what? They haven’t shown any angle which suggests his shot was off target.

  2. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Man, ML rival absolutely crushing it with double Leeds defense, double Sou defense, BamBam. Already on 46 and has Salah(c) Kane Son to go. He's in the top 10k too now.

    1. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      I’m on 43 with Salah (c), Firmino and Son to go. After thinking it was going to be a disaster when Taylor went off, somehow he and Soucek are the only ones who’ve blanked for me.

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

    Bruno rested

  4. brianutd-why always we? 20
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    You beauty

  5. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Big result for Rashford owners. Will take an assist from Bruno and run

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

    Bruno(C) assist. Phewww. I am grateful

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Your luck continues

    2. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Will be even more when Salah blanks hopefully

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

    NUNO ENEMY OF FOOTBALL PUNISHED YAAAAAAAAAASS GET RELEGATED YOU MONEY LAUNDERING FRONT EXCUSE OF A FOOTBALL CLUB

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

      THIS

    2. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      I approve of this message

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

      Lol

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

      haha all caps

    5. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      TOTS.

  8. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    So lucky these deflected jam goals

    1. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Goal’s a goal mate.

      1. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Wow, didn't know that

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

    I was looking forward to my potential Kilman CS points when the Spurs match gets cancelled

  10. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    PARTY

  11. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Put that in your anti-football pipe & smoke it Nuno

  12. Garlana
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Mctominay 1pter! Burning his new owners

  13. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Get innnnnn

  14. F_Ivanovic
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Absolutely ridiculous bruno assist. Owners so, so jammy

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Nah was class!

    2. Ode
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Everyone has him doesn’t matter

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

      Sourness is not an attractive trait

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

    Bruno assist takes my Kilman CS bench points away.

  16. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Unbelievable how Wolves let the ball in behind the last few minutes

  17. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    GET IN!!! So many stuffy Kilman owners, would have been unbelievable if they got them!

    Get the eff in!!!

  18. Bounce
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Red arrows for everyone that didn't captain Bruno!!!

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

        EO only 95

        1. Bounce
            3 months, 14 days ago

            "ONLY"

        2. Cometh The Aouar...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Depends on who else you have in your team and the baps incoming. Salah cappers could be rejoicing tomorrow

      2. Aidan269
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        As a Bruno owner that's definitely a Saiss OG and Rashford assist

        1. gooberman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Was on target

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

          Agreed

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

        Rashford can cover Bruno in FPL

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          He can certainly cover KDB anyways

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

        was it on target?

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

        Lucky scum Utd. Undeserved.

        1. Right In The Stanchion
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Have a pint of bitter mate

        2. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Muwhahahahaha!! Totally deserved! Wolves and their boring football

          1. gooberman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Yeah coz United's football wasn't at all boring was it!

        3. Kane and Ablett
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Crikey that escalated quickly

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

          bruno assist and cs

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

          Bruno never fails. Simple as that. Perma captain and use Salah money on other quality players

          1. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Lol, he got an assist with Kane and Salah cappers still to play.

            Hopefully

        6. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          You sure that ain't a Saiss OG?

          1. Teomi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Will need to wait for opta but I think rash shot would have hit the target. Probably a Bruno assist?

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

          Everyone spamming livefpl.net lmao

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

          Rashford rapidly becoming an option

        9. Kane and Ablett
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Now as a Bruno owner not captainer do I want that to be an OG like Vardys or get the assist?

            1. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              OG

            2. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Less than 100% ownership so you want points

          • Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            FT 1-0

          • Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Haha clearly on target so definitely Bruno assist