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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. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Bruno get YC vs Liverpool and will miss fulham game 😉

    1. ivantys
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Or he gets another one here 🙂

        1. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          thats better

      • Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        hahaha. that would be kind of funny.

      • Salarrivederci
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Guess most people keep him and play him next GW anyway.

    2. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Ref must be my cup opponent this week.

    3. Hattrick Harry
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bruno yc, oh yeahh

    4. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bruno on 4 YC, may not even get to play both DGW games

    5. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Only slab head yc can make this any worse of an evening

    6. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Come on Saiss, cheeky goal please.

    7. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bruno yellow, love that

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Red will be fun

    8. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      We demand our Maguire 15 pts !!!

    9. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Couldn't find KDB EO%

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        80

        1. Daniel - WC Active
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Thanks

          1. Daniel - WC Active
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Isn't 120?

            1. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              it is top 10K

              but i am not top 10k 😉

    10. OrmskirkFC
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bruno has scored a goal in every game he gets a yellow card.

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Not against Sheffield

        1. Houldsworth Hatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Sheffield United

        2. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          He didn’t get a YC vs Sheffield?

      2. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Nice to know

    11. GGMU
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      ref didn't free hit his team this week

    12. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bruno is long overdue a red

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Agreed

      2. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        this

      3. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        You not own him?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I do.

    13. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Why is everyone celebrating Bruno YC? Surely nearly everyone has him, especially in the blank?

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        His EO is above 100%

        1. Daniel - WC Active
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          So we win rank by yellow cards

          1. Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            thisss

        2. Shatner's Bassoon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Highest EO of all players in my tier (100-200k) in fact

      2. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        EO

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Ah that little chestnut

      3. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        EO over 100

      4. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Didn't captain him and his EO is more than 100 in certain rank tiers.

      5. ivantys
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Everyone's celebrating about anything here

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Quite surprised given KdB and Kane/Son’s fixture

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              not really when ownership is close to 100 without caps

        • HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          And it's going to hurt if he now misses FUL or SHU

      6. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Bruno is owned by everyone so the yellow card is good for non captainers

        1. Ron_Swanson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          yes

        2. HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Bad for all Bruno owners - dodgy captain next week or might end up missing gw20 v SHU

      7. Ady87
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Liverpool must be sh*tting themselves.

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          LOL

      8. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Shaw better not get subbed off ffs

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          it's written

          1. Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            in the stars 😉

      9. Debauchy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Switching Son out for Rashford looking a real stupid move , oh well only 1 week and he's history

        1. ivantys
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Could be worse, Son hasn't played yet 😛

            1. Debauchy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Aye still a way to go just don't like him in my team I guess

          • thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            You did that before finding out about Spurs v Fulham re-arranged I’m guessing (hoping)?

            1. Debauchy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Nope sat with Son in draft FH up until today , trying to be a little clever ( stupid)

        2. yousunkmybattleship
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Free hit working well so far

          5 from 5...

        3. dshv
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Kane and bobby read to VARDY and Antonio (-4) and hit BB ?

          1. 2OLEgend
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Don't touch the BB button until 5min before deadline

          2. JJO
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            And now im annoyed that i even thought of going Maguire + Sterling instead of Stones + Bruno

          3. DandyDon
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Is liverpool v Burnley in dgw going to stay 2 days before cup game against Utd!? Surely they move it back a day. Annoying as a Mane+Salah owner if they don’t.

          4. saurabh.06
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            As a shaw and Mguire owner, really gutted with that disallowed goal.

            1. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Shaw is coming off at half time for telles so we got more missery

            2. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Very unlucky

          5. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Bruno red would actually be fantastic, would make FH19 so much more viable with one highly owned asset removed from the game. Make it happen Burnley!

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Talking to you Ashley Barnes

            2. HashAttack
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Simple swap Bruno to Salah and keep Son

              1. ‘Tis the Season
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Agree. Decision made for us

          6. jason_ni
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            What is the rule with var regarding a foul in the build up to a goal?

            Example, say shaw does the foul, the game goes on, ball doesnt go out of play for like 5 mins, then utd score(unlikely scenario i know) Does it get taken back that long.
            Seems a bit ridiculous if so

            1. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Same passage of play

              1. jason_ni
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                What does that mean? Same passage of play.
                Whatever the ref decides?

                Seems ambiguous.

            2. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              it happened once I believe
              not 5 mins but like 2 or 3 mins

            3. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Honestly haven’t got a clue what’s going on anymore

          7. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            This game needs Telles

            And Martial subbing for McTominay

            1. ‘Tis the Season
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Greenwood

          8. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            That Bruno YC made my rank jump by 5k!

          9. Euro Raiders
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Perfectly good Maguire goal. Football going soft.

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              just a clueless ref. VAR should have overruled him but they are too cowardly for that.

          10. Sam (Team Sam)
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Shaw owner and Bruno captainer.

            Not feeling particularly lucky this week

          11. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Bruno late pen + 3 BPS on Friday incoming