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FPL price reveals: Big rise for De Bruyne and Fernandes

The Scout 14 Aug 2020
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Man City midfielder available for £11.5m and Man Utd star at £10.5m in Fantasy as five players have their starting values released

The Scout reveals the prices of select players ahead of the launch of the 2020/21 Fantasy Premier League game.

Kevin De Bruyne (MCI) £11.5m

The Manchester City playmaker has earned a significant price rise after finishing as the top-scoring player in FPL last season.

De Bruyne was available for £9.5m at the beginning of 2019/20 and went on to produce 251 points.

The Belgian supplied 23 assists, more than any other player, and also scored 13 goals.

Having taken over penalty duties for Pep Guardiola’s side, De Bruyne may well surpass his FPL points total from last season in 2020/21.

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Raheem Sterling (MCI) £11.5m

De Bruyne's Man City team-mate is identically-priced at £11.5m on the back of his most prolific goalscoring campaign.

The winger netted 20 times and also earned six FPL assists.

Sterling's form after the 2019/20 season resumed suggests he will challenge De Bruyne as the go-to pick for Man City. 

He produced five of his nine double-figure hauls for the campaign from Gameweek 30+ onwards. 

Bruno Fernandes (MUN) £10.5m

The Manchester United midfielder has risen £2.5m thanks to his impact during the second half of last season.

The Portuguese will now cost managers £10.5m after averaging 8.4 points per match, more than any other player in 2019/20.

Similar to De Bruyne, though, his dominance of set-pieces, along with his role as his team's first-choice penalty-taker, means Fernandes can be worth the extra outlay.

Mohamed Salah (LIV) £12.0m

Salah has had a price drop for the new season.

The Liverpool winger, who remains a midfielder in FPL, has dipped from his opening value of £12.5m in the previous campaign.

Salah finished as the second-highest scoring player in 2019/20 FPL, tallying 233 points.

And the underlying numbers suggest the Egyptian will be a big captaincy favourite for many managers again.

Salah's 132 shots and 110 shots in the penalty area were both league-leading totals in 2019/20. 

Nick Pope (BUR) £5.5m

Last season's top player for points-per-million value has earned a price hike.

Starting 2019/20 at just £4.5m, the Burnley No 1 ended as the top-scoring goalkeeper with 170 points.

Despite his move out of the budget bracket to £5.5m, Pope may tempt managers to invest again.

Only three defenders surpassed his points haul in 2019/20 FPL.

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