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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. Carefree Crew
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 26 days ago

    COME ON BURNLEY!!!

  2. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 26 days ago

    Still time for a bruno red

    1. The 12th Man
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 26 days ago

      Would make getting KDB in easy.

    2. aborg
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 26 days ago

      Still time for a Bruno Pen you mean ! 😉

  3. The 12th Man
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 26 days ago

    What a header!

  4. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 26 days ago

    Any United fans on here ever been to Manchester?

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 26 days ago

      Can they find it on a map?

    2. JohnnyRev7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 26 days ago

      They're all in Tier 4 lockdown in Sussex.

  5. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 26 days ago

    Everton go ahead in response to United’s goal.

    Both with equal chance of winning the league.

    1. Milkman Bruno
        10 months, 26 days ago

        😆

        1. Milkman Bruno
            10 months, 26 days ago

            Same chance as Liverpool I reckon. City to win.

      • _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

        Greenwood coming on

        1. diesel001
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Bruno off? To stop him getting sent off?

          1. Zladan
            • 4 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

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

      • g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

        GW sighting

      • Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

        Rashford juhuuuuu. Now goal needed

      • ViperStripes
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

        Bailly > Saiss was a fail

      • Calculated Risks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 26 days 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
        • 10 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

        Need Cenk Tosun to stay on the bench lol

      • LǝgleSs e|even
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

        Greenwood in Cavani OUT!

      • Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 26 days 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
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

        Would love a rash goal

        1. brianutd-why always we? 20
          • 10 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Not happening

      • Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 26 days ago

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

        1. Slouch87
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Wouldn't back them with anybody's money.

      • Party time
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Cavani is just damn overrated

          1. Zladan
            • 4 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            Said nobody...

          2. Egg noodle
            • 11 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            No.

          3. Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

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

        • Super Saints
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

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

          1. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            Shaw can cross a ball sometimes.

            1. Super Saints
              • 5 Years
              10 months, 26 days ago

              Yet has no assists or goals and AWB has both

              1. _Ninja_
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                10 months, 26 days ago

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

                1. Super Saints
                  • 5 Years
                  10 months, 26 days ago

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

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            Big chance created for the disallowed Maguire goal maybe

        • Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

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

        • _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Rashford off gw on

        • My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Rash OFF

        • diesel001
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Rashford off
          Greenwood on

        • Isco Disco
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Come on Tony Martial! Please grab a goal

          1. TomSaints
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            X1000

        • TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Just one late martial goal, please

        • g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Dinner boy leaving

          1. TimoTime
            • 2 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            It's lunch actually

        • TimoTime
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

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

        • Gobigorgohome
          • 10 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Rashfordb6 pointers

        • Daniel Jebbison
          • 12 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Rash loosing chance for bonus 🙁

          1. Daniel Jebbison
            • 12 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            8 pts would have been lovely

          2. Silecro
            • 4 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            Possibly still outscore Lacazette

        • Brosstan
          • 7 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Trashy CS banked

        • Doctor Evil
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 26 days 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. Iwantmorepointsthanks
            • 8 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            wildcard will cancel any hits

          2. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

            No hits

            Wiped out

          3. Carefree Crew
            • 3 Years
            10 months, 26 days ago

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

        • HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          10 months, 26 days ago

          Rash get ready for Pool hattrick...