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Pogba returns for Man United as Cavani overcomes ankle issue

Paul Pogba (£7.7m) returns to the Manchester United line-up as they prepare to face Everton in Gameweek 23.

The French international was handed a rest for the midweek win over Southampton but slots in at central midfield today.

He is paired with Scott McTominay (£4.9m), allowing Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) to take up his best position in the attacking midfield: the left-hand side.

Mason Greenwood (£7.0m) starts on the other side of Bruno Fernandes (£11.5m), this week’s most-captained player among the top 10,000 Fantasy Premier League managers.

Edinson Cavani (£7.9m) has overcome the ankle problem he sustained against Southampton to keep Anthony Martial (£8.7m) on the bench and will be searching for his third goal in four starts.

With Eric Bailly (£4.9m) missing out, Victor Lindelöf (£4.8m) starts a third Premier League matches in a row for the first time since Gameweek 15 while Luke Shaw (£4.9m) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.5m) occupy the full-back roles either side of Harry Maguire (£5.5m).

Everton line-up in 4-3-3 formation at Old Trafford with James Rodríguez (£7.7m) and Richarlison (£7.8m) either side of Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.6m).

Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.8m) drops to the bench as Carlo Ancelotti prefers more workman-like options such as Abdoulaye Doucouré (£5.2m), Tom Davies (£5.2m) and André Gomes (£5.3m) in his central midfield trio.

Gameweek 23 Starting Line-ups

Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; Pogba, McTominay; Rashford, B Fernandes, Greenwood; Cavani.

Everton XI (4-3-3): Olsen; Digne, Godfrey, Keane, Holgate; Davies, Gomes, Doucouré; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin, Rodríguez.

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  1. UNDERWORLD7
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    HOW is that a DCL assist?!

    1. jason_ni
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      They haven't give that have they!?

      1. Miniboss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        They have

    2. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I don't him but that's an assist for me.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        And yet......it isn’t

    3. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Intented target I guess

    4. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Popular player effect

    5. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      It's a DCL assist for the same reason that Bruno got that one against Fulham for Cavani a few weeks ago.

    6. UNDERWORLD7
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Game has lost all integrity

  2. DAZZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    DCL assist given

    1. jason_ni
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Absolutely no consistency on these assists.. some given, majority of those are not.

  3. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Was a cross more than a shot

  4. Sco
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    TBH, I'm gonna say that was a shot because if it was a pass it's genuinely one of the worst passes I've ever seen. Who was he even aiming at?

  5. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Htf is that an assist

    1. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Pretty simple. Take it you don't own DCL?

  6. Mile Plankton
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    It's as much of an assist as it was Bruno's against Fulham.

    1. KDB United
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Agree

    2. jason_ni
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Not really if its the one I'm thinking off.. that one bruno toed it into the path, no other touch or deflection.

      Dcl crossed into box, defeat fluffs it and pushes back into the box.

  7. Sco
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Hamez 2-2. Great finish.

  8. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Hamez OMG

  9. Egg noodle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Lol people gonna be mad.

  10. PP6
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    😐 ffs

  11. asdf_1
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    As a dcl bencher, its an obvious assist. Stop complaining about everything.

  12. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Hamez G

  13. DycheDycheBaby
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Beautiful assist DCL. Now I feel a little better

  14. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    2-2
    Hamez G
    Douc A

  15. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    2-2

  16. BeWater
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Wow!!!! 2-2. Did not see that coming at all after the first half.

  17. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    2. 2

  18. Neevesy
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Why do people on here get son wound up about assists? I've seen a lot worse than that given, it was an assist imo.

    Is anyone actually objective on here?

    1. Mile Plankton
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      No, they just benched DCL

  19. FPL Pillars
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    EverTUN, on fire

  20. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Ooops

  21. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    I very clearly need some help with captaincy decisions, so asking way ahead of time. Have 2FTs to spend, too, so more options may be available, but this is where I'm at now.

    Captain for gw24?
    1) Bruno @ wba
    2) DCL v. Fulham and City

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I’m looking at either Pope, Gundo or a city defender

      1. jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Not sold on Gundo, but he's an option.

        I've been saying (almost in jest) that I should just captain Martinez. I guess I can throw him in, too. Can't get worse, really.

  22. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Doucoure max BAPs

  23. Esalman
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Hamez shows Bruno.

  24. Ibralicious
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    DCL assist to be chalked off?

    1. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      No, it was an obvious assist. Why can't people see this?

  25. Chilli Heatwave
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    De gea and benching Martinez ffs

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Same here, gross error. DDG > Pope 100%

  26. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Damn, Carlo what did you put in those orange slices?

  27. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    MUN wake up!

  28. DycheDycheBaby
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Hahaha yes come on Everton

  29. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    James Rodriguez

  30. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 24 days ago

    United defence is rubbish, they were very lucky not to concede 1 or 2 against 10 man saints last week