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Guardiola rotation hits new unpredictable levels as Carson replaces Ederson

Pep Guardiola has found new levels of unpredictable rotation in his Blank Gameweek 36 team sheet.

Even Ederson (£6.1m) has lost his place this week, with Scott Carson (£ rewarded for his off-the-field service with a first Premier League start in 10 years.

Ruben Dias (£6.0m), John Stones (£5.1m) and Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m) all miss out too with João Cancelo (£5.8m), Nathan Aké (£5.4m), Eric Garcia (£4.7m) and Kyle Walker (£6.1m) named in the back-four.

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) and Sergio Aguero (£10.3m) are “not fully fit” for the game, according to a Manchester City press release so Ilkay Gündogan (£5.6m), Rodrigo (£5.3m) and Bernardo Silva (£7.4m) are the central midfield trio behind Raheem Sterling (£11.0m), Gabriel Jesus (£9.1m) and Ferran Torres (£6.9m).

Despite recent Premier League rests, Riyad Mahrez (£8.0m) and Phil Foden (£6.0m) still do not start, each of them named on the bench for the Friday-night trip to Newcastle.

The Magpies are in 5-3-2 shape this evening featuring Joelinton (£5.7m) up-front alongside Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.1m) while Callum Wilson (£6.5m) sits out the remaining matches of the season.

Blank Gameweek 36 Line-ups

Newcastle United XI: Dubravka; Ritchie, Dummett, Fernández, Krafth, Murphy; Almirón, Shelvey, Willock; Joelinton, Saint-Maximin.

Manchester City XI: Carson; Cancelo, Ake, Garcia, Walker; Gündogan, Rodrigo, B Silva; Sterling, Jesus, Torres.

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835 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Guru Mediation
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Genuinely excited to see what Vestergard and Mitchell do coming off my bench 🙂

  2. Tango74
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Raphina on for mahrez 🙁

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Could be worse tbf. You took a chance.

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        I bought Raph this week lol great sub to come oh

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          *on

    • Royal5
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      People getting Bruno right back? Or could Greenwood cover him?

      1. Tango74
          2 months, 12 days ago

          He’s only guaranteed one start as prob won’t play 38

          I sold him and can’t get him back now without hits

        • 11 smelly shirts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          I sold him this GW and don't plan to get him back. Expect that before the final he might be rested anyway, otherwise it would be three games in 8 days for him. Guess he plays Fulham and then rested or just some minutes vs Wolves

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Congrats Torres cappers!

      3. F_Ivanovic
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Surely Pep has to play his best team in the last 2 games now. WTF is he playing at. Absolutely deserves to lose the CL final if his first team barely gets any game time between the PSG game and the final.

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Agree. Can I have my free hit back.

        2. Tango74
            2 months, 12 days ago

            I think so foden and mahrez will start

          • Bushwhacker
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Play one. They've played enough together this year for it not to be an issue.

            1. F_Ivanovic
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Only 1 game in 3 weeks seems like it could be an issue.

        3. gooberman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Bamford subbed off early again FFS. Why?