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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. Carefree Crew
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    COME ON BURNLEY!!!

  2. ivantys
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Still time for a bruno red

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        Would make getting KDB in easy.

      2. aborg
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        Still time for a Bruno Pen you mean ! 😉

    • The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      What a header!

    • Right In The Stanchion
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        Any United fans on here ever been to Manchester?

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          4 days, 23 hours ago

          Can they find it on a map?

        2. JohnnyRev7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 days, 23 hours ago

          They're all in Tier 4 lockdown in Sussex.

      • Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        Everton go ahead in response to United’s goal.

        Both with equal chance of winning the league.

        1. Milkman Bruno
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            😆

            1. Milkman Bruno
                4 days, 23 hours ago

                Same chance as Liverpool I reckon. City to win.

          • _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Greenwood coming on

            1. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Bruno off? To stop him getting sent off?

              1. Zladan
                • 3 Years
                4 days, 23 hours ago

                I feel another goal is needed before he can come off.

          • g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            GW sighting

          • Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Rashford juhuuuuu. Now goal needed

          • ViperStripes
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Bailly > Saiss was a fail

          • Calculated Risks
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            So scorers thus far are Sharp, Iwobi, Gomes, Keane, Pogba. All low owned guff.
            Me and my mate have a name for weeks like this.

          • yalala
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Need Cenk Tosun to stay on the bench lol

          • LǝgleSs e|even
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Greenwood in Cavani OUT!

          • Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Michael Keane you bloody hero.

            Only had him as I saved my free hit for later in the season.

          • DAZZ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Would love a rash goal

            1. brianutd-why always we? 20
              • 9 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Not happening

          • Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Man Utd go 3 points clear
            Can still get 7-1 on them to win the league..!

            1. Slouch87
              • 5 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Wouldn't back them with anybody's money.

          • Party time
            • 2 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Cavani is just damn overrated

            1. Zladan
              • 3 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Said nobody...

            2. Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              No.

            3. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              He's 83 years of age. If I could play that well at that age I'd be very happy.

          • Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            How is Shaw out bapping AWB with a yellow card!?

            1. _Ninja_
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Shaw can cross a ball sometimes.

              1. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                4 days, 23 hours ago

                Yet has no assists or goals and AWB has both

                1. _Ninja_
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  4 days, 23 hours ago

                  They both have 1 assist. Shaw had 5 assists last season.

                  1. Super Saints
                    • 4 Years
                    4 days, 23 hours ago

                    AWB has a goal and had 4 assists last season, doesn't mean much

            2. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Big chance created for the disallowed Maguire goal maybe

          • Don Kloppeone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Seriously need a Burnley goal - absolutely not going to happen 😆

          • _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Rashford off gw on

          • My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Rash OFF

          • diesel001
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Rashford off
            Greenwood on

          • Isco Disco
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Come on Tony Martial! Please grab a goal

            1. TomSaints
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              X1000

          • TomSaints
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Just one late martial goal, please

          • g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Dinner boy leaving

            1. TimoTime
              • 1 Year
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              It's lunch actually

          • TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Shame Rash is off but I'll take his assist all day

          • Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Rashfordb6 pointers

          • Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Rash loosing chance for bonus 🙁

            1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
              • 11 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              8 pts would have been lovely

            2. Silecro
              • 3 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Possibly still outscore Lacazette

          • Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Trashy CS banked

          • Destroyer of teams
            • 2 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            I just done a -8. If I do another transfer and wildcard will that get rid of my -8 or will I still have -8 next week?

            1. Keeptrying
              • 7 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              wildcard will cancel any hits

            2. pundit of punts
              • 7 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              No hits

              Wiped out

            3. Carefree Crew
              • 2 Years
              4 days, 23 hours ago

              Wildcard will cancel any points deductions for transfers made that GW.

          • HonestBlatter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            Rash get ready for Pool hattrick...