Four Fantasy Football alternatives in Man City star’s absence

Manchester derbies have historically been heated affairs; however, adding Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola into the mix will ensure that the intensity of these fixtures in the coming years will reach breaking point. It’s personal between these two and it is likely to spill over at some point on Saturday afternoon.

Manchester City knowing that a win will see them notch 50 victories against their great rivals and will be confident going into the game, given Mourinho’s poor record against Guardiola’s teams in recent years. The United boss has won only 3 games out of 16 against his Spanish counterpart – something that he will be desperate to put right this weekend.

With the king of most people’s fantasy teams, Sergio Aguero, suspended for the next three games, DraftKings’ players will be looking to other key men to spearhead their attacks this weekend and we have pinpointed some potential picks to be considered below:

 Manchester United

-Wayne Rooney has scored 11 goals in Manchester derbies – more than any other player in this fixture.

-Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 41 times in 34 league games since the start of last season.

 Manchester City

-Raheem Sterling has scored or assisted five goals in four games under Pep Guardiola.

-Kevin De Bruyne has provided 15 assists in league and cup since debuting for City, five more than any other player at the club.

New to Draft Kings?

New DraftKings customers can take advantage of a brand new offer this weekend that gives you four entries for only £5 to use on any contest in the lobby.

Where to spend your entries though? Kick things off by celebrating the return of the Premier League by entering the EPL $28K Golazo contest that has a top prize of $5,000 to first place.

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