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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
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Nooooooo De Bruyne penalty

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      KDB penalty incoming.

    • Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Dias to take

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Kev wins pen

    • Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      KDB pen.

    • sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Oh ffs

    • Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Wow : D

    • G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      GET IN PENALTY!!!

    • HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Save incoming

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      3 minutes!!! Where have they got that?

    • Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Kevin de Penalty

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Kdb please don’t miss ffs

    • My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      PLEASE

    • Captain_Shirokov
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      OHHH

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      KDB missing will sum up this week.

    • Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Don’t miss ginge

    • yalala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Please miss

    • Isco Disco
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Penalty Woohoo

    • Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Come on Kevvvv

    • Captain_Shirokov
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Please please please

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      sterling pen take

    • hueycho
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 15 hours ago

      Omg!!!!!!

    • Milkman Bruno
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        Sterling taking!!!!!

      • Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        Sterling wtf

      • sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        Raz?

      • HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        Sold Sanchez on FH
        KDB captain

        🙁

      • Bram
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        wtf Sterling

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        Raheem taking!

      • Niho992
        • 2 Years
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        Kane C fail

      • diesel001
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 15 hours ago

        Sterling taking. Damn