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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. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaw red?

    1. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Surely

  2. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaw red for me

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Lol no

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Lol yes

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Could well be, bit harsh imo

    2. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Where should he put his foot?

  3. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaw one is a tough one, he gets the ball to be fair

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Goes over the top of it

  4. Captain Vantastic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    VARCHESTER UNITED

  5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaw red incoming

  6. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Red for Shaw, red for Brady.

    Job done!

  7. Sco
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaw gonna get a red but not Brady? Mental.

  8. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Red card to someone anyway

  9. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    OR #43 managing to get 18 points on his bench with his FH!
    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/24642/event/18

  10. BobB
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    If Brady gets worse than Shaw here it's a joke

    1. Whatever100
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      This is man United. All is not equal

  11. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Someone is getting a red

  12. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Marcus please outshine the rest

  13. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    This is taking far too long

    1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      This

  14. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    This is CRAZY!!!

  15. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    I'll take my cap Bruno's penalty goal, not my Shaw red card, thanks.

  16. jason_ni
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Am.i seeing things? Looks like shaw got touch on the ball?

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

      He got the ball but the accidental follow through could be interpreted differently

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Of course he did, people are arguing be didn't?

      1. jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Neville is saying he didn't get anything on it.

    3. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Same

  17. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Nah that's a foul by Shaw. Why's he even checking the last man thing

  18. Captain Vantastic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    VARCHESTER UNITEDDD

  19. EmreCan Hustle
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaws challenge looked pretty bad.

  20. Ron_Swanson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaw yellow Card!

  21. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Sensible refereeing

  22. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Shaw YC

  23. kennethrhcp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Neville keeps saying shaw missed the ball... looks like he nips it to me

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Yeah, Neville got crap in his eyes

  24. Bruce Lee
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    everyone red card?

    first brady now shaw lol

  25. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    A yellow? Thats a clear red

    1. Milkman Bruno
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Clear as mud. He wins the ball first where is he supposed to put his leg after that?

    2. 1justlookin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      sorry if already said but is the Leeds v Southampton game in doubt? Is this because Southampton might be playing Shrewsbury in the cup?

      1. Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Yes and yes - unless something has happened in the last few hours 🙂

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Doubt yes. No decision yet.

    3. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Is G. Nev blind? He keeps saying Shaw didn’t get the ball but I can clearly see he did toe poke the ball before connecting with the players leg???

      Shoulda gone to spec savers Gary!

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

      I have Shaw.

      1. Fred54
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        YC for you.

    5. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      What a terrible decision lmfao

    6. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      VARCHESTER