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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. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Salad scared of shaw 😆

    1. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      How the mighty have fallen

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      never understood the hate on Shaw. He's being slowly getting better since Mourinho came and left

      1. Marvin: Phantom der Nacht
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Is that enough?

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I mean, if you want him to be world class, then no. But who expects him to be world class? It's more than enough to be a contributing squad player that is in the starting 11 more often than not

    3. Bandwagondude
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Shaw scared of salad more like

  2. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Salah Triple Cappers absolutely Bricking it hahah absolutely love it

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      still about 130 minutes to go... please dont jinx it

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Why would you TC Salah??

      1. Old Bull
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Two games at home possibly?

  3. ivantys
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Mane makes an inaccurate pass to Salah as usual.

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        And gets kicked on the head ; no freekick, no YC

        1. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Paul Tierney for you

      2. Calculated Risks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Cant remember the last time he fed Salah well...

      3. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        he does it intentionaly

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Memories of Ashley Young keeping Salah in his pocket being revisited here

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        United legend

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Salah in Shaw pocket lol

      1. Milkman Bruno
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Beside the Twix and Mars bars

        • Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Double team TAA MIA

      2. Scots Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        This GW is looking more and more like a letdown with every game

      3. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Bruno sighting

      4. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Would take a 0-0 here, Salah (C) brace vs Burnley will do

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Burnley aren't bad at Anfield recently

          1. La Roja
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            But Burnley are bad recently

      5. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Bruno tired!

      6. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Can people just relax.... literally so many games left. You'd think everyone has the patience of a poodle nowadays

        1. Egg noodle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          You can't say that. Poodles have feelings too, you know.

          1. Scholes Out Forever
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            yum egg noodles

      7. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        that block from Fabinho

      8. ivantys
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Paul Tierney has booked Bruno 4 times in 4 games. Surely has to book him in this one.

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Surely not.

            Aha! Paradox!

        • Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Rashford breaking his offside records

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Feel sorry for the linesman, he’ll barely be able to hold his fork to eat his dinner later his arm will be knackered

        • Milkman Bruno
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Well done Shaw!

          • SHOOTER MCGINN
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            0-0 good for FPL. 1-1 good for Fanteam. Give me the money and some goalsssss

          • Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Where is the YC for Maguire?!?!?! Holding Mane professional foul - ridiculous

            1. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Paul Tierney.

              1. Deulofail
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                In his playing days, he had a penchant for a long shots.

                They called him Ball Tier 3!

          • Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Says it all this GW when 0.7% owned Matheus Pereira is going to end up being the highest scoring player

            1. Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              literally not even half of the games have finished

              1. Sun Jihai
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                I can just see him getting a 89th minute penalty to bust the West Ham CS next match
                At least this guy got the right call! https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/1798/event/19

            2. Party time
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Kevin De Bruyne

          • el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Salah seems to be just a bit off pace, don't even have te confidence to go on left foot and curl the ball.

          • AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Not happening is it.

            1.0 or 1.1?

            1. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              -

            2. Deulofail
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              I prefer integers

          • thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            This game was the reason why I shied away from captaining Salah or Bruno. Was always more likely to be a tight one than a goal fest.

            Both have a nice 2nd fixture, and the rest of this game of course, to get some points on the board. I wouldn’t be too down on myself if I’d captained Salah (or Bruno)

            1. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 11 days ago

              United park the bus every week, goal fests never likely

          • sminkypinky
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            First decent Robbo cross

          • My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Firmino wtf

          • FantasyHero
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Let's go robbo!!
            1 goal and game can end 1-0

          • Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            people who didnt realise it was a double and captained Kane, get the last laugh

            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              He niavely declares on the second day of the season

          • Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Some colour blind people cant tell the difference between teams here. Luckily they arent missing much

          • Jersey Boy
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Trent still not at his best of course but looks a whole lot better than he has done

          • Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Phew - Martial made 60 for the extra point

            1. The Ilfordian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Haha, thinking the same thing. He’s a transfer waiting to happen but until then I just want my 2 pointers

              1. AC/DC AFC
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Back to the small points in mighty DGW!!

          • Steve McCroskey
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            My prediction; Salah will blank here but score some points against Burnley, which will be more than KDB as he will be rested in one of his 2 games

          • ivantys
              1 month, 11 days ago

              All these hate on Salah made me think that he's higher owned than Bruno.

            • My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Cavani ON
              Tony Gloves OFF