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De Bruyne continues in false-nine role for Man City against Brighton

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) is set to continue in a false nine role for Manchester City with Gabriel Jesus (£9.1m) left on the bench for the game against Brighton.

The mercurial Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m) and in-form Phil Foden (£6.2m) will flank the German, with no room for Raheem Sterling (£11.4m) in the starting XI.

Behind De Bruyne is budget midfield favourite Ilkay Gundogan (£5.5m), with Rodri (£5.4m) and Bernardo Silva (£7.4m).

Pep Guardiola has stuck with the same back four with John Stones (£5.0m) and Ruben Dias (£5.8m) at centre-back. Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m) and Joao Cancelo (£5.8m) continue at full-back.

Ederson (£6.0m) returns in goal, replacing Zack Steffen (£4.4m).

Graham Potter has yet again had Fantasy Premier League managers tearing their hair out with another much changed lineup.

Classed as a midfielder on the game, Percy Tau (£5.5m) looks to be making his Premier League debut up-front, supported by Leandro Trossard (£5.7m) and Alexis Mac Allister (£5.3m).

With the impressive Yves Bissouma (£4.5m) suspended, Davy Propper (£4.8m) comes into the side to partner Ben White (£4.4m) in centre midfield.

Bernardo (£3.9m) and Joel Veltman (£4.3m) lineup at wing-back. Adam Webster (£4.4m), Lewis Dunk (£4.8m) and Dan Burn (£4.2m) are the three centre-halves.

Robert Sanchez (£4.4m) keeps his place in goal.

Manchester City XI: Ederson; Zinchenko, Stones, Dias, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan, Mahrez, Foden; Bernardo Silva

Brighton XI: Sanchez; Burn, Webster, Dunk, Bernardo, Veltman; Propper, White, Mac Allister, Trossard; Tau

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1,818 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Milkman Bruno
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Nooooooo De Bruyne penalty

  2. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    KDB penalty incoming.

  3. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Dias to take

  4. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Kev wins pen

  5. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    KDB pen.

  6. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Oh ffs

  7. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Wow : D

  8. G-Whizz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    GET IN PENALTY!!!

  9. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Save incoming

  10. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    3 minutes!!! Where have they got that?

  11. Bram
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Kevin de Penalty

  12. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Kdb please don’t miss ffs

  13. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    PLEASE

  14. Captain_Shirokov
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    OHHH

  15. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    KDB missing will sum up this week.

  16. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Don’t miss ginge

  17. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Please miss

  18. Isco Disco
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Penalty Woohoo

  19. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Come on Kevvvv

  20. Captain_Shirokov
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Please please please

  21. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    sterling pen take

  22. hueycho
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Omg!!!!!!

  23. Milkman Bruno
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Sterling taking!!!!!

  24. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Sterling wtf

  25. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Raz?

  26. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Sold Sanchez on FH
    KDB captain

    🙁

  27. Bram
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    wtf Sterling

  28. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Raheem taking!

  29. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Kane C fail

  30. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Sterling taking. Damn