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Cavani leads the line for Man United in the Blank Gameweek

Edinson Cavani (£7.8m) has been chosen to lead the line for Manchester United in Blank Gameweek 18, with Paul Pogba (£7.7m) and Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) featuring in an attacking line-up.

Either side of Cavani will be Anthony Martial (£8.8m) and the in-form Marcus Rashford (£9.6m), with Nemanja Matic (£4.8m) chosen to anchor the midfield.

Eric Bailly (£4.9m) now looks to have made the starting position his own, as he partners Harry Maguire (£5.4m) in the centre of defence, with Luke Shaw (£4.8m) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.3m) at full back.

David De Gea (£5.3m) returns in goal, after Dean Henderson (£5.2m) deputised for the Spaniard in the cup.

Burnley field their standard 4-4-2 formation with Sean Dyche hoping to stay compact against Man United.

The familiar front two of Chris Wood (£6.2m) and Ashley Barnes (£6.0m) start up top, with Dwight McNeil (£5.7m) losing his place to Johann Gudmundsson (£5.4m) and Robbie Brady (£5.0m) starting on the left.

Ashley Westwood (£5.3m) and Josh Brownhill (£4.9m) continue in the centre of midfield

Ben Mee (£4.9m) and James Tarkowski (£5.3m) partner at centre-back, with Matt Lowton (£4.4m) and Erik Pieters (£4.3m) at full-back.

Nick Pope (£5.4m) hopes to continue his impressive form in goal.

With injury keeping out Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m), Everton look to be deploying Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.8m) in an unfamiliar false nine role.

They’re also lining up in an unfamiliar back five, with Yerry Mina (£5.6m), Michael Keane (£5.1m) and Ben Godfrey (£5.0m) at centre-half.

Lucas Digne (£6.0m) returns to the side at left wing-back, with Mason Holgate (£4.8m) chosen to operate on the opposite flank.

Aiding Sigurdsson in attack will be James Rodriguez (£7.7m) and Alex Iwobi (£5.9m).

Tom Davies (£5.2m) and Abdoulaye Doucoure (£5.3m) will start in midfield.

Adama Traore (£6.1m) is completely missing from the Wolves attack which features Fabio Silva (£5.2m), Pedro Neto (£6.0m) and Morgan Gibbs-White (£4.9m) fresh from returning from loan.

Joao Moutinho (£5.2m) looks to be taking up a more advanced role behind the attacker, with Ruben Neves (£5.2m) and Leander Dendoncker (£4.7m) in behind.

Roman Saiss (£5.1m) and Conor Coady (4.9m) start in the heart of the Wolves defence, flanked by Rayan Ait Nouri (£5.0m) and Nelson Semedo (£5.4m).

The ever-present Rui Patricio (£5.4m) continues in goal for Wolves.

Man Utd XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Bailly, Shaw; Matic, Pogba, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial; Cavani


Burnley XI: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters; Gudmundsson, Westwood, Brownhill, Brady; Barnes, Wood

Everton XI: Pickford, Holgate, Mina, Keane, Godfrey, Digne; Doucoure, Davies, Sigurdsson, Iwobi; James

Wolves XI: Patricio: Semedo, Coady, Saiss, Ait-Nouri, Neves, Dendoncker, Neto, Moutinho, Gibbs White, Silva

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1,281 Comments Post a Comment
  1. F_Ivanovic
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    Do players not get booked for dives anymore?

    1. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 20 hours ago

      FA feel bad for the Cavani ban

  2. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    Rash assist!

  3. Debauchy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    we'll take it thank you Rash

  4. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    Rashford doesn't blank away.

  5. The Senate
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    JUSTICE

  6. BDA Shadow
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    Pogba is 1.91m and 84 kg, but goes down like a leaf in fall every game.

  7. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    RASHFORD YOU BEAUTIFUL MAN NEVER IN DOUBT

    1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 20 hours ago

      Haven't you lost interest in FPL 😀

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Just when I though I was out... they pull me back in

        1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Haha interesting how that quote always reminds me of Silvio Dante character instead of Michael 😀

  8. DycheDycheBaby
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 20 hours ago

    RASHFORD get in

    1. doher.ty
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        you'd think Rashford had score a brace with all the love y'all are showing him

        1. DycheDycheBaby
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          it's been that sort of game

    2. umerlfc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 20 hours ago

      Rashist

    3. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 20 hours ago

      Thst was a lovely goal to be fair.

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Yep

    4. Bruce Lee
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 20 hours ago

      Literally the worst goal combo of all time

      1. doher.ty
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Took 3 deflections

      2. TimoTime
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Thank you Rashy

      3. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Got Pogba in my draft team.

      4. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Unlucky Burnley. That slight deflection stopped Pope from saving it.

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Don't feel so bad now benching Pope for Darlow in my draft team.

      5. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Thx Rash, Bruno let's go

      6. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Checks the table. That a sight I haven’t seen in a long time.

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Ole's at the wheel, mate.

      7. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 20 hours ago

        Ah thought it was fernandes =[

      8. Kane and Ablett
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Boom! He’s class isn’t he? Once every ten games...

        • RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Jammy Rashford owners

          1. DycheDycheBaby
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            Salty non-owners

            1. RAFA THE GAFFA
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              5 months, 20 hours ago

              Yeah cos he’s been terrible

              1. DycheDycheBaby
                • 6 Years
                5 months, 20 hours ago

                who cares? lol

                1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  5 months, 20 hours ago

                  No one. Just validates the jammy comment! Understand yet??

        • Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Still no slab head booking fingers crossed

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Deflected too.

          The luck isn’t ending anytime soon.

        • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          All mine still blanking. Nice

        • TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 20 hours ago

          Final score 4-0

        • ivantys
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            pls anyone but pool to win the title.

            1. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 20 hours ago

              Anyone but the Referee Union United

          • Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            Deflection . . . cruel.

          • nerd_is_the_werd
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            Great strike by Pogba

          • Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            Pogba been very good today. Happy he got the reward for his performance.

          • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            United top of the table? Oh boy

          • KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            Ok, need a goal or assist now Lowton!

          • Hattrick Harry
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 20 hours ago

            Pogba differential coming home, oh boy

            1. Milkman Bruno
                5 months, 20 hours ago

                Well done