FPL - Top FIVE Joao Cancelo replacements in Fantasy Premier League

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In a sensational swoop from the Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich have reportedly secured the signature of Manchester City full-back Joao Cancelo.

The German league leaders have agreed to a deal that sees the 28-year-old move on an initial loan with a £61.5m option to buy in the summer.

This has serious ramifications in Fantasy Premier League as the Portugal international can be found in over 35% of FPL teams.

Owners of the former City full-back now need a replacement and we've got you covered for the top five best options in Fantasy.

Sven Botman (£4.5m)

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Summer signing Sven Botman (£4.5m) has been a revelation at the back for Newcastle United.

The 23-year-old is a fixture in the Magpies back line which has kept six clean sheets in the last six gameweeks and eleven clean sheets in total this season.

It's worth noting that Newcastle could blank in GW25, but this shouldn't put you off Botman as he offers incredible value and is owned by just 6% of FPL managers.

Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.0m)

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Like Botman, Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.0m) has had an incredible impact on his team since arriving in the summer transfer window.

Zinchenko is a guaranteed starter for Arsenal, who have brilliant fixtures from now until GW30 including a Double Gameweek in GW23.

The Ukrainian defender-turned-midfielder has two clean sheets in his last four starts and is a constant threat going forward as he regularly carries the ball into the attacking third for the Gunners.

Pervis Estupinan (£4.5m)

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Brighton full-back Pervis Estupinan (£4.5m) is an ultra differential in Fantasy, with an ownership of just 1.7%.

The Ecuadorian defender has registered two assists and one clean sheet in his last three outings and is a serious attacking threat for Brighton.

The Seagulls have one of the best fixture runs until Gameweek 29 including games against Bournemouth (H), Crystal Palace (A), Fulham (H), West Ham (H) and Leeds (A).

Tyrone Mings (£4.3m)

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Tyrone Mings (£4.3m) is the perfect budget fourth/fifth defensive option for your FPL squad.

Aston Villa manager Unai Emery has strengthened the side significantly in defence, helping Mings to register two clean sheets and an assist in the last five gameweeks.

Villa are another team with a good run of fixtures all the way until GW33, including matches against Leicester (H), Crystal Palace (H), West Ham (A), Bournemouth (H) and Nottingham Forest (H).


Rico Lewis (£3.9m)

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Rico Lewis (£3.9m) offers a like-for-like cheap Joao Cancelo replacement.

If you are after a City defender then Rico Lewis or Nathan Ake (£5.0m) are your men.

Manchester City have a favourable run of upcoming fixtures including a confirmed double gameweek in GW23.

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