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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. Bank$y
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 5 hours ago

    Well, that was a waste of a free hit.

  2. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    8 days, 5 hours ago

    Well El Matador might be quite good if moody Martial is out for a bit.

  3. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 5 hours ago

    GGMU!!!

  4. ivantys
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      Why is there Fergie time when it's not needed

    • 420king
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      Ah, that's why they call it Blank Gameweek.

    • Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      3pts from 2 and a 30k red arrow is not where I saw myself at this stage on my FH 😆

    • PremKraut
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      just realised 'Vydra' sounds like buying one of these 'Vardy' shirts in a little pop up store while on holiday.

    • Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      Top of the table! Get in!

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      Son, Kane to Salah, Cavani for -4

      Would TC Salah

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        Not Cavani

      2. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        Yes

      3. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        No

    • Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
      • 11 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      As Rashford Maguire combo owner happy with that result. Maguire should have been on 15 pts though

    • Sir Alex Telles.
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      top of the table.

    • HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      Nice double United CS

    • thegame983
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      Free hit gives me 12 points I wouldn't have otherwise, DDG & Rash.

      All good so far

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        20+ is needed from a FH

        1. thegame983
          • 4 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Hence the 'so far'

    • United 99 4Ever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      GGMU!!!!

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        What that means?

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Glory Glory ....

        2. Ibralicious
          • 6 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Great God Martial Ugh (after he misses)

    • RedWolf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      Tony def out for gw19? Worth subbing for Cav?

    • AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      18 from 5. No bps 🙁
      On green for tonight.

      1. jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        16 from 4.. decent enough i think so far.
        Would have been on 3 from 2 without playing the wc.

        1. AzzaroMax99
          • 4 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          I would have only 4 players this week w/o FH. Bruno, Dias, Anguissa & Son

    • LǝgleSs e|even
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 5 hours ago

      RIP me (captained Bruno)

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        If you own Son KDB Kane you are fine

        1. LǝgleSs e|even
          • 4 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          No Kane - Laca instead

      2. ivantys
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Big sofa for city and spurs games

      3. wannazri
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        Any chance Soucek could rise today?

        1. MoSalad
          • 7 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Yes looks like he will

      4. TimoTime
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        14 from 3, could be much much worse

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Unless Bruno was your capt

          1. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            8 days, 5 hours ago

            KDB cap

            Bruno, Rashy and DDG owner

        2. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Your getting more points for your school dinner quote. Lol

          1. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            8 days, 5 hours ago

            Sad times hahaha

        3. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          3 from 5 for me

          1. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            8 days, 5 hours ago

            Ouch unlucky mate

      5. Kaneyonero
        • 4 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        Don't worry this is all leading up to a son hattrick and with Kane hattrick of assists

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          Thats not even a good thing unless captained. This week is trash

          1. Kaneyonero
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 5 hours ago

            Son (C) 😉

            1. Das Boot
              • 6 Years
              8 days, 5 hours ago

              yep. same here and guid luck

        2. jason_ni
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          You mean kane hattrick assisted by son?

        3. TimoTime
          • 1 Year
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          I’ll take that if Kev scores 5

      6. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        Son to Salah for a hit ?

      7. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 days, 5 hours ago

        Seriously considering Cresswell TC home vs BUR and WBA.

        1. mattk lfc
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          He might crack double figures

        2. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 days, 5 hours ago

          I dare you

        3. Milkman Bruno
            8 days, 5 hours ago

            Yikes...

          • ivantys
              8 days, 5 hours ago

              Double hammers defence looks perfect now.

            • jason_ni
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 5 hours ago

              I'm having Duffy flash backs...

          • Silecro
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 5 hours ago

            Was on Bruno captain for the whole week, switched to Sterling today, could turn out golden

            1. jason_ni
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 5 hours ago

              Well, sterling realistically can't do much worse can he!

              1. Silecro
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                there is always a "Son vs Everton" chance

            2. ivantys
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                Right choice there

            3. mattk lfc
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 5 hours ago

              Mane and DCL > KDB and Antonio for -4? Already own Salah too but no City

            4. Right In The Stanchion
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                Lol at the absolute whoppers on here thinking United will win the league.

              • The 12th Man
                • 7 Years
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                Anyone feel like WCing in 19 ?

                1. jason_ni
                  • 5 Years
                  8 days, 5 hours ago

                  I just did coming into this gw.. tempted to bb now as well.. barring any injuries in next few games in this gw.

                  1. Whazza
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    8 days, 5 hours ago

                    There's this thing called covid going around postponing games, not sure it's the best time to BB

                    1. jason_ni
                      • 5 Years
                      8 days, 5 hours ago

                      I heard of that yeah.. bb never really does much for me, so will see.

              • Ibralicious
                • 6 Years
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                Ole's at the wheel, and United is back to being the best in England. What an era for world football!

                1. Whazza
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  8 days, 5 hours ago

                  😆 please stop

              • Jdpz
                • 1 Year
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                Bruno to Sterling in last 5 minutes before deadline will be a gold.

              • Bubz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                Has there been any word on McCarthy and his availability post covid yet?

              • PremKraut
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 5 hours ago

                i think the championship will be all the sweeter if you give the small teams a bit of an edge to kill em off later in season