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Shaqiri starts in attacking Liverpool line-up to face Manchester United

Xherdan Shaqiri (£6.4m) has made a surprise return to the Liverpool line-up in their top of the table clash with Manchester United in Double Gameweek 19.

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers using their Triple Captain chip on Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) will hope the Egyptian can return to his best form, after blanking in the last three games.

Jurgen Klopp has stuck with a 4-3-3 formation, playing Roberto Firmino (£9.3m) in his customary false nine role, flanked by Salah and Sadio Mane (£11.9m).

Their midfield has an attacking look, with Gini Wijnaldum (£5.3m) alongside Thiago (£5.7m) and Shaqiri.

Andy Robertson (£7.4m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.3m) line up at full-back, with the makeshift centre-half pairing of Jordan Henderson (£5.4m) and Fabinho (£5.4m).

Alisson (£5.9m) will be hoping to keep only his fifth clean sheet of the season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has again named a side containing Paul Pogba (£7.7m) and Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m), as he attempts to oust Liverpool from the top of the Premier League.

Anthony Martial (£8.8m) has returned from injury to lead the line for the Red Devils.

Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) lines up opposite Pogba on the right-hand side of the attack, with Fernandes in his customary number ten role.

Scott McTominay (£4.9m) and Fred (£5.3m) make up a battling midfield for Man United.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m) and Luke Shaw (£4.8m) start at full-back, with Victor Lindelof (£4.8m) returning to the side alongside Harry Maguire (£5.4m) in the centre of defence.

David De Gea (£5.3m) continues to be selected ahead of Dean Henderson (£5.2m) in goal.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Fabinho, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Thiago, Shaqiri; Salah, Mane, Firmino

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw; Fred, McTominay; Rashford, Fernandes, Pogba; Martial

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1,646 Comments Post a Comment
  1. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Bruno wants a day off

  2. Nice to Finally Michu
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    LETS GO RAZ TC

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      It’s like you don’t want points

    2. ivantys
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Regular cap here let's go

    3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo dropped

      Experience of Walker straight in

    4. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo benched letsss goooooo!

    5. TimoTime
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      CanceLOL

    6. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo owners in tears

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Why ? Still second game to come.

      2. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        na. got Dias and KDB(C) and a second match. He'll still get 6+

    7. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo benched this game
      Kdb benched next

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Nah, KDB plays both

      2. TimoTime
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Because that makes sense....

    8. Babit1967
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Let’s go KDB Tc

    9. REDMOND IN SANDALS
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Only Nostalgia merchants would think MUN and BUR are good fixtures for attacker

      • SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I captained Foden, what a moronic moron

        1. BDA Shadow
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Can only blame yourself there.

          1. SADIO SANÉ
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Yes I’m well aware, thank you for that - means a lot

            1. BDA Shadow
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              It's a weird one where he's a massively potential differential and budget option, but at the same time with how good their fixtures are you probably just want safe options for a good chance at points.

              1. SADIO SANÉ
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Yeah no harm done, I was banking on KDB being benched which could still happen

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Free hitted Cancelo out, love that

        1. Annie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          aren't you the expert...

      • Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Milner for Gini .. we need a squad

      • BDA Shadow
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Fernandez is such a cry baby it's hilarious. Little frog boy.

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Not sure how he wasn’t booked today.

          1. BDA Shadow
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Probably close at the end there. I looked it up last week, I think it was over half of his bookings are for dissent or the likes.

      • Il Capitano
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Stones my only City player, capped Salah. Going to head into the bunker and watch Inter-Juve, see what's left of my rank after

        • Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Welcome new Foden owners

        • moment
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Cue Liverpool penalty and no points for Salah

        • GGMU
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          No Foden, No Zaha

        • Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Bruno fuming. Fallout with Ole

          1. Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Brace in next game imminent

        • Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Cancelo can still come on and score, don't worry.

          1. Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            This

        • Bun Rab L3D2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          No Zaha?

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Was confirmed out days before

        • The Red Devil
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          That's why you get dias over cancelo 😉

        • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Stones and KDB(c) with Cancelo out then ffs

        • Herman Toothrot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Scenes when Cancelo is subbed on for Sterling

          1. Jindaljain
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            80 min 1-0 sterling then it is possible

        • Ha.
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Starting to wish I TCd KDB as opposed to BB

        • Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          No Cancelo? FFS

        • Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Why are people surprised that Cancelo is benched?

          1. Ron_Swanson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            because he very rarely gets benched

        • Slouch87
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Still incomprehensible that people on here appear surprised when Pep rotates his squad. Are they really that thick ?

          1. Ron_Swanson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            you tell em!

          2. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            People are disappointed their gamble didn't pay off. Are lot's of people actually surprised? Not convinced.

        • Kannbury
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Bruno safe for Fulham.

            1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Rest him for the fa cup game

            2. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Don’t know why Ole rested him against Liverpool

          • JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Cup opponent triple captained Foden and I own Cancelo. 2 fools

            1. ZLNR
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              What's foolish about Cancelo?

              1. ZLNR
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Nevermind my app said he was playing. Just updated

          • Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Slab head and Bruno both avoid bookings