FPL 2019: Twitter reacts after Pep Guardiola benches Raheem Sterling for the game against Watford.
Fantasy Football Managers are pissboiled with Pep Guardiola after benching Raheem Sterling for the clash against Watford at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
The Citizens forward boasts more than 44% of owners, the highest of all forwards in the Premier League fantasy this season. He’s started the season on a high with five goals, meanwhile gaining 44 points in the fantasy till date.
Since Leroy Sane is currently injured, Raheem Sterling was comprehended as the first-choice this season. However, the Manchester City manager decided to bench him – starting Riyad Mahrez and Bernardo Silva through either of the wings.
Benjamin Mendy made his first comeback and ensures his name is in the starting eleven after a gap of one year. The Frenchman has returned from injury. Elsewhere, Fernandinho replaces John Stones in the centre-back department.
We shall look at some of the twitter reactions after Pep Guardiola benches Raheem Sterling.
RAHEEM STERLING BENCHED.
RIGHT. THAT’S THE FINAL STRAW, PEP.
STOP RUINING MY FANTASY TEAM, YOU BASTARD.
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) September 21, 2019
Sterling starts on the bench for Man City
FPL managers right now: pic.twitter.com/xW2KzTrSkQ
— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) September 21, 2019
— SPORTbible (@sportbible) September 21, 2019
You what? No Sterling?
You fucking idiot, Pep! You total fucking idiot! That was YOUR job, you fucking moron! You cretin! YOU’RE A FUCKHEAD! THAT’S WHAT YOU ARE! A FUCKING SHITHEAD! pic.twitter.com/0UdEVl4Yiw
— FPL Partridge (@FPL_Partridge) September 21, 2019
Mendy starts. pic.twitter.com/gsqASVIs7J
— Andy (@LetsTalk_FPL) September 21, 2019
Sterling benched and i captained him… pic.twitter.com/U7y3XQH2HI
— Tяυsτ №¹-Yahya™ (@RealistYahz) September 21, 2019
After making Sterling your captain and you don’t see him in the starting lineup.pic.twitter.com/vKpqFlqYre
— K_O (@blaise_ko) September 21, 2019
People who triple captained sterling after seeing the line up :
— ⁶ (@khalifa_anko) September 21, 2019
— Taz (@Tarum_7) September 21, 2019
Why did Pep bench Sterling? Did he even consider our FPL? Is this guy drunk?
— Igwe (@Thesasquatch_) September 21, 2019
— Amney ⵣ (@Amney_) September 21, 2019
— 90min (@90min_Football) September 21, 2019
When you put the #FPL armband on @sterling7 and then see @ManCity squad selection. So Aguero is my vice captain but I am 100% sure Sterling will come on late because Pep hates me. pic.twitter.com/wqa928QzVw
— J.A. WALSH (@JAWALSH_BOOKS) September 21, 2019