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Rafael Da Silva | Defensemen

Team: Manchester United
Age / DOB:  (24) / 7/9/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 176

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Rafael has performed solidly since returning to the Manchester United line-up and Week 6 was his best performance to date.
There was certainly optimism at the notion of Rafael playing a right-sided wing back role with slightly less defending responsibility when Louis Van Gaal arrived. The 3-5-2 appears to have been shelved thus far since LVG can hardly find two healthy center backs let alone three. Despite that, Rafael has been enjoying a solid run of performances. His numbers in Week 5 would have been better had he not been carded and conceded a penalty and in Week 6 he managed to avoid any bad behavior and contributed an assist and some OK phantom points to United's victory. He won't be a top tier wing defender until United can start putting some clean sheets together but performances like this one definitely make him a viable fantasy starter. Oct 1 - 2:33 PM
Source: Yahoo.com