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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. Lazaretti
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Raheem will miss

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

    Wow Sterling Ha!

  3. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Wtf was that.

  4. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    is there anyone who expected him to score?

  5. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Wtffff

  6. Captain_Shirokov
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    ffs

  7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    what a miss by sterling wow

  8. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    WTF Sterling

  9. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    UNBELIEVABLE KDB gives the peno to RAHEEM

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

      KdB looks dead on his feet tbh

      1. Sack The Glazers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 29 days ago

        best player in the world I heard

  10. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    WTAF IS THIS

  11. Pad Randa (The OG)
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Bahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahahaha this is everything. Raz taking it, especially.

  12. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    LMAO!

  13. 1zverGGadeM
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    WOW!

  14. Captain_Shirokov
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    kev why

    just why

  15. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Terrible pen. Equaliser incoming

  16. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Thank you Raheeeeeem. Come on Harry Kane(C) !!!!

  17. Drogo
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    KDB as captain - GG. I am out.

  18. PP6
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Can’t believe KDB wins the Peno and doesn’t take it

    1. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 29 days ago

      THIS

  19. Canarinha
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    omgg

  20. Sailboats
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    wtf

  21. IRBOX ⚽
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Wtf!? Why would KDB let that muppet take the pen? He is rubbish at them..

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 29 days ago

      KDB has missed the whole goal also.

  22. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    WHAT THE FOOK IS KDB DOING

  23. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    What on earth is the logic in letting Sterling take it? He's an awful penalty taker.

  24. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Get out of my team Kevin. Doesn’t even have pens anymore?! Why?

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

      Out on his feet imo

    2. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 29 days ago

      He will take the next one fo sho

  25. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    I’ve got no words....

  26. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Sterling is an absolute piece of turd. Get this moron off the pitch.

  27. aborg
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Wtf did Sterling give the penalty ????

  28. Rassi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    My main rival has Sterling (c)

  29. Royal5
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    Why the feck is he even taking it? The worst in the league

  30. Das Boot
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 29 days ago

    lmao. muahahahaha