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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. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    LOOOOOOOL

  2. Canarinha
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    De Bruyneeeeeeeee

  3. brianutd-why always we? 20
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Miss miss

  4. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    STERLING?!?

  5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    sterling laughing

  6. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    KEVINNNNNNNN PLEASE

  7. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Penalty get in!!!

    • Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Misss

    • Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      LET STONES TAKE IT

      1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        My captain.

    • IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      8 (16) point pen coming up

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Sterling miss

    • Milkman Bruno
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Sterling miss hahahahahahahah and I own him

      • Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Pmsl.

      • Canarinha
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        YEEEESSSSS CAPPPPPEDDDDD

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          He missed.

      • HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Fml

      • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        one of the worst pens ever

      • Sailboats
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        PLEASE SCORE

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Sterling MISS

        LOOOOOOL

      • sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Loooooooool

      • Das Boot
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        KDB to miss and punish Cappers

      • diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Hahahahahahahahaha

        Sterling!

      • Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Missed !!!!

      • potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Looooool

      • G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Sterling 😆

      • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Kdb useless. Ffs.

      • Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Epoc

      • Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Sterling -1 hahahahaha

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          YES! Even better when your rival has him cappo with KDB vice...

      • Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Yeeeees Raaaaaaz

      • HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Why? Why?! WHY?!!!!!

      • Bram
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Fooking missed it - KDB assisted too