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Ronaldo leads Man Utd line as Pogba set to feature in advanced role

Two Premier League matches kick off at 14:00 BST today – Brighton and Hove Albion v Leicester City and West Ham United v Manchester United.

At Brighton, Graham Potter makes just one change as Adam Webster (£4.5m) is sidelined with a hamstring injury and is replaced by Solly March (£5.4m).

Pascal Gross (£6.0m) is continuing to self-isolate due to Covid-19 regulations, but Enock Mwepu (£5.9m) does return to the bench along with Tariq Lamptey (£4.4m).

As for Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City, Boubakary Soumare (£4.9m) makes his first Premier League start and comes in for Marc Albrighton (£5.4m), while Ricardo Pereira (£5.5m) replaces Timothy Castagne (£5.4m) at right-back.

Meanwhile, Michail Antonio (£7.9m) is suspended for West Ham United after being sent off against Southampton in Gameweek 4. As a result, either Jarrod Bowen (£6.3m) or Nikola Vlasic (£6.0m) will lead the line, with Said Benrahma (£6.4m) and Pablo Fornals (£6.0m) completing David Moyes’ front four.

For Manchester United, Scott McTominay (£5.4m) starts alongside Fred (£5.0m) in a double pivot following groin surgery. That means Paul Pogba (£7.8m) could move back into a more advanced role on the left of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s 4-2-3-1 formation.

Mason Greenwood (£7.7m) starts ahead of Jadon Sancho (£.9.1m) on the right, who drops to the bench along with Donny van de Beek (£5.8m) and Victor Lindelof (£4.9m), both of whom featured in Europe.

GAMEWEEK 5 LINE-UPS

Brighton XI: Sanchez, Veltman, Duffy, Dunk, March, Lallana, Bissouma, Cucurella, Trossard, Maupay, Welbeck

Subs: Steele, Lamptey, Burn, Richards, Mwepu, Alzate, Mac Allister, Moder, Connolly

Leicester XI: Schmeichel, Pereira, Soyuncu, Vestergaard, Bertrand, Tielemans, Ndidi, Soumare, Maddison, Barnes, Vardy

Subs: Ward, Castagne, Dewsbury-Hall, Amartey, Choudhury, Daka, Lookman, Iheahancho, Albrighton

West Ham XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Zouma, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Soucek, Rice, Vlasic, Benrahma, Fornals, Bowen

Subs: Areola, Masuaku, Dawson, Noble, Kral, Lanzini, Fredericks, Diop, Yamolenko

Man Utd XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, Greenwood, Fernandes, Pogba, Ronaldo

Subs: Heaton, Dalot, Matic, Martial, Sancho, Lingard, Bailly, van de Beek, Mata

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1,640 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Echoes
    • 1 Year
    29 days, 59 mins ago

    65(-4) all out.
    With Lukaku still to play and many capping him too, will be pretty glad with a grey arrow this week.

    1. Von Lipwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 58 mins ago

      Jealous. 51 with Rudi to play

    2. More Cowbell
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 56 mins ago

      70 (-4) probably enough to sure a small green arrow i'd imagine after subs and this che/tot game

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      29 days, 56 mins ago

      Snap(ish). 61 all-out.

    4. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 55 mins ago

      56 + Lukaku on WC. Almost certainly a red arrow

    5. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 54 mins ago

      64 all out.

    6. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 50 mins ago

      9084 ; OR#1 ; circle jerking for the rest of season .. suck it all!

    7. Liberate HK - antichinazi
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 32 mins ago

      75 all out

    8. GoonerSteve
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 23 mins ago

      48 all out.

      Urgh.

  2. Hairy Potter
    • 6 Years
    29 days, 57 mins ago

    Just realised that there are Carabao Cup matches this week. I suppose I should wait on FT until later in the week.

    1. More Cowbell
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 54 mins ago

      depends who you're looking at bringing in. Expect many first team players to get rested depending on the fixure. You might be able to justify a gamble on someone

    2. MOZIL
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 52 mins ago

      which teams are playing in the Carabao Cup?

    3. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 51 mins ago

      Most will play b teams

  3. Sid07
    • 7 Years
    29 days, 55 mins ago

    1) greenwood to raphina
    2) shaw to rudiger

    1. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 54 mins ago

      Keep Shaw.

    2. More Cowbell
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 53 mins ago

      would save shaw move till gw7 based on fixures

    3. Auntie Niemi
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 41 mins ago

      Both.

  4. Utopsis
    • 1 Year
    29 days, 54 mins ago

    Keep Shaw

  5. sandman58
    • 2 Years
    29 days, 34 mins ago

    Any suggestions what to do with Torres?

  6. GoonerSteve
    • 11 Years
    29 days, 11 mins ago

    Awful weak, 48 pts all out and dropped about 200k in rank, so fancy a wildcard. Thoughts on this would be very welcome gents.

    Current team

    Sanchez (Foster)
    TAA, Shaw, Coufal, (Manquillo, Williams)
    Salah, Greenwood, Torres, Gray (Gilmore)
    Ings, Antonio, Ronaldo

    Potential Wildcard team:

    Sanchez (Foster / Steele)
    TAA, White, Shaw (Manquillo, Livramento)
    Salah, Gallagher, Sarr, Gray (Gilmore)
    Lukaku, Antonio, Ronaldo

    ?

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 9 mins ago

      Rudiger over Shaw

  7. Deer-in-headlights
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 23 hours ago

    Who to lose for Raphina?

    1. Jota > Raphina
    2. Pogba > Raphina
    3. Save FT

    Thanks!

  8. Spg76
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    28 days, 23 hours ago

    Foster Watford #1 until they get demolished 6-1 or something