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Thursday’s FPL team news: Ronaldo returns, Saka benched

The final two fixtures of Gameweek 14 take place this evening – Tottenham Hotspur v Brentford at 19.30 GMT, followed by Manchester United v Arsenal 45 minutes later.

Antonio Conte make two changes from the 2-1 win over Leeds United in Gameweek 12, with Davinson Sanchez (£4.5m) and Oliver Skipp (£4.5m) coming in for Japhet Tanganga (£4.3m) and Harry Winks (£4.4m), both of whom drop to the bench.

That means Harry Kane (£12.3m) – who has scored just one goal in 11 league appearances this season – leads the line, with Son Heung-min (£10.4m) and Lucas Moura (£6.4m) flanking him either side.

As for Brentford, they are unchanged from their 1-0 win over Everton on Sunday, with Sergi Canos (£5.5m), Christian Norgaard (£5.0m) and Rico Henry (£4.5m) all recovering from knocks to keep their place in the starting XI.

Thomas Frank’s side have lost just one of their six away matches this season, and will move into the top half of the table with a win tonight.

Elsewhere, Man Utd make three changes from their Gameweek 13 draw at Stamford Bridge, with Harry Maguire (£5.4m), Diogo Dalot (£4.4m) and Cristiano Ronaldo (£12.3m) replacing Eric Bailly (£4.9m), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.2m) and Nemanja Matic (£4.5m).

At Arsenal, Gabriel Martinelli (£5.2m) starts in place of Bukayo Saka (£6.3m), who is a substitute, while Mohamed Elneny (£4.4m) comes in for Albert Sambi Lokonga (£4.8m).

GAMEWEEK 14 LINE-UPS

Spurs XI: Lloris, Sanchez, Dier, Davies, Royal, Hojbjerg, Skipp, Reguilon, Moura, Son, Kane

Subs: Gollini, Doherty, Winks, Gil, Sessegnon, Alli, Bergwijn, Tanganga, Ndombele

Brentford XI: Fernandez, Goode, Jansson, Pinnock, Canos, Onyeka, Norgaard, Janelt, Henry, Mbeumo, Toney

Subs: Cox, Jansen, Forss, Wissa, Ghoddos, Baptiste, Roersley, Maghoma, Stevens


Man Utd XI: de Gea, Dalot, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles, McTominay, Fred, Sancho, Fernandes, Rashford, Ronaldo

Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Jones, Lingard, Mata, Van de Beek, Diallo, Greenwood, Martial

Arsenal XI: Ramsdale, Tomiyasu, White, Gabriel, Tavares, Partey, Elneny, Odegaard, Smith Rowe, Martinelli, Aubameyang

Subs: Okonkwo, Tierney, Holding, Maitland-Niles, Lokonga, Pepe, Saka, Lacazette, Nketiah


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  1. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Kane and Son essential again!

    1. Scholes Out For Summer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      pain for Kane owners...

  2. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Ode/ESR ranger...

    Fred been Arsenal's best player!

  3. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Son goal removed

    1. Calculated Risks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Lies

      1. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Jokes

    2. DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Ban lol

  4. Halftime
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Son (c), Reguilon and Dier owner. Massive haul.

  5. EL tridente
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Rüdiger to Reguilon? Got James

  6. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Ramsdale 12 pointer again. Might have to get him in for a hit.

    1. Threat Level Midnight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      United will score

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Hahahahaha

        1. Threat Level Midnight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          You were saying?

    2. have you seen cyan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      lol i wish 4 a 12 pointer, more like 3/4

    3. Sailboats
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      jinxed it

  7. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    FFS lol main rival has reg son lol

    1. BIG TONES
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Deserves a break after the very unusual cancellation last GW

  8. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    That's my Son

  9. Naby K8a
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Imagine not owning Reguilon

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Well... Getting him did cost me 4 pts and bench jam from Dennis.

  10. The Suspended One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    HODOR

  11. JBG
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    I don't care if Kane scores 20 goals against Norwich, he is going straight out after that match.

    1. Threat Level Midnight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      This. So much this

    2. BIG TONES
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Imo when he scores once he will go on a streak.

  12. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    I swear to god if Ronaldo doesn't score tonight....

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Mate you already know he's not going to. Just save yourself the stress.

      1. Threat Level Midnight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Keep up the good takes

      2. Yank Revolution
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Wut?

  13. Optimus.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    This is why the PL is the best in the world..

    Regulation contenders 1-0 up vs the title contenders

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      No title contenders playing tonight bro

  14. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 12 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    You are forgiven Son

  15. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Emil Smith-Rowe - the one person I didn't want to score tonight. Btw, since GW8 when I brought Mbeumo in:

    Mbeumo: 1.2 xGI, 11 pts (+ 2 today)
    ESR: 1.4 xG, 37 pts (+ 7 today)

    Margins are sometime so small in this game and luck really plays a role.

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      He’s on for max bonus too FYI

  16. balint84
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Is Mbeumo good or should get rid of?

    1. fricky_
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Get him out of there

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Bruno G
      Fred A

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Lovely goal.

      2. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Get rid of that Ramsdale clean sheet beautiful

    3. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Brunoooooo

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Owners stand up!

        ….Crickets…

    4. DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Yesss Ramsdale CS busted lol

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        First good thing that's happened this week

      2. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        As Son, Reg + Saka owner I can live with it.

    5. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Bruno G

    6. Bartowski
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Conte is going to get Kane a goal just by shouting at him to get in the box.

    7. fricky_
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Reguilon, thank you

      • DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Actually that was a well worked goal. Bravo Man Poo

      • have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        its odd to think thats 22 multi millionaires we are watching.

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Let them eat football

      • AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Eat that goal!!

      • Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Second assist of the night from Fred.

        World class!

        1. Milkman Bruno
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Haha

      • Bobby Digital
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Sold Bruno for Son... Boooh

      • Milkman Bruno
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Fred of all people 😆

      • Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        FFS Ronaldo lol strikers are pointless this season

      • Kodap
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Rudiger > reg?

        Have James & got 2FT..

        1. JohnBlack
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          No

        2. MikeS
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          No way

        3. BIG TONES
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          I would

        4. fricky_
            1 month, 21 days ago

            No way I'm taking out Rudiger yet

          • MIGHTY JOE
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Good question really. I’m in same position

            1. MIGHTY JOE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Think I might go for it

          • BERGKOP
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            No way