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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. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    UTD are going to concede here. Burnley look dangerous in attack.

  2. Bram
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Slabhead dissallowed

    1. RED_ARMY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      You sure?

      1. Bram
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        yup and so is VAR

      2. doher.ty
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Yes sir

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Nothing wrong with that come on!

    3. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Ha - this game

    4. Sco
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      That isn't a foul

    5. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Please be a goal!!!

    6. Sco
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Ridiculous ffs.

    7. Captain Vantastic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      AHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHA

    8. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Thank gosh

    9. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      That’s never a foul. Horrible decision

    10. Sco
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      They're taking the absolute piss here.

    11. doher.ty
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Maguire has 'goal threat' lol

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Ffs another good decision by going McGuire over donkey AWB punished

      • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        No way that’s a foul

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Burnley deserve respect. Fantastic team.

      • Old Bull
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Goal should have stood

      • Roy Hudd
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        100% a foul by Maguire. Move on.

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Alan shearer used to do that all the time.
        Probably scored over 50 goals just like that.

      • The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Maguire an excellent pick with strong likelihood of baps.

      • King Carlos
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Total bs decision

      • AzzaroMax99
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Meg Noooooo

      • GGMU
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        VAR must be a Liverpool supporter

      • jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Harsh on Harry that.

      • Here's Tom with the We…
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Nothing wrong with that challenge. Let’s see if Dyche is still saying the game has gone

      • RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Well this is fun 🙂

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Utter bs , eff this game

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Slab too lol

      • ‘Tis the Season
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Jesus Ben Mee’s Kung flu is strong..trying to save that header

      • The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Liverpool's brown envelope fatter than United's this week.

      • FPLGOOD
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Mitä vittua

        1. King Carlos
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Erittäin hyvin sanottu

        2. BobbyDoesNotLook
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Oikein

        3. Konstaapeli
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Haha

        4. FPLGOOD
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Aivan tsoukki dumari 😀

      • The Mighty Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        There was nothing wrong with that goal, he only really leaned on Pieters on the way down.

        1. The Mighty Hippo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          And I say that as a Maguire owner. 🙂

          1. Tigers Time
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            I also own Maguire but it looked like he had his hand on Pieters neck to get height - I think ref got it right sadly.