Out of his pajamas and back in the studio, Granville and I reconvene after another dull international break to resume ScoutCast duties.

Arsenal’s new playmaker dominates, with the pair of us coveting Santi Cazorla’s charms and competing for his affections, whilst, in the back of our minds, wondering if we’re being taken in.

Robin Van Persie also gets some oxygen – don’t worry, that’s not oxygen treatment – he’s just the subject of this week’s discussion as we chew the fat on the “essential” debate that appears to rage on as the Gamweek’s roll by. The regulars all find their place amongst the merriment, as heat is turned up on the mini-league and mini-game struggle between myself and Mancunian magic man.

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  1. Help please!!! Ba, Jelly or Giroud?

    Current team
    Bego/Foster
    Baines/Cueller/STaylor/Demel/Clyne
    Bale/HBA/Cazorla/Nolan/Sterling
    RVP/Fletcher

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
      • 1 year, 11 months ago
      1. or HBA to Peanut
        then BA

        • 1 year, 11 months ago
  2. Pratik if you're still about, could we start a Doubles league? Starting maybe GW10. I quite enjoy listening to the scoutcast combined team bit, and would fancy it as well.

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
    1. Nice idea!!!

      So everyone pairs up and manages a separate team together?

      • 1 year, 11 months ago
      1. It worked well with the Euro's so I say go for it.

        • 1 year, 11 months ago
  3. Po!

    I guess I am the only one naive to keep Gerrard as my captain...eh?!?!?!

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
    1. Po!

      Damn you new post...!!!...moving on there...

      • 1 year, 11 months ago
      1. Po!

        Damn you firewall at office...!!

        • 1 year, 11 months ago
  4. repost shame from previous page....

    Worth doing any transfers to this lot? Options I’m considering are:

    a) Tevez -> Berba (leaves enough for Michu -> Santi, or Suarez -> Aguero next week)

    b) Tevez -> Giroud (leaves enough for Michu & Suarez -> Santi & Ba (or Walters & Aguero) next week for a hit)

    c) Save the transfer and do Michu & Suarez -> Santi & Berba next week for free.

    Jaask, (Fed)
    Baines, Hughes, Cuellar, (McCartney), (Clyne)
    Bale, Barfa, Michu, Pienaar, (Guthrie)
    RVP(c), Suarez, Tevez
    Bank 0.5m, 1 freebie

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
  5. May I make a bold statement?

    ... Thanks.

    At some point this season there will be a Jonjo Shelvey bandwagon.

    (Please enter mocking comments below)

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
    1. Definitely. But not a very big one.

      • 1 year, 11 months ago
  6. Gone with Jelavic (C) ahead of RVP..Anyone punting on the Croat?

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
  7. Do you have any informations on fellaini injury?

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
  8. @ESPNFC on Twitter:

    "The jolly green giants are coming to play against us tomorrow," said Sir Alex Ferguson at his press conference ahead the Stoke game.

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
  9. Is Bent finished at Villa as far as Lambert is concerned?

    • 1 year, 11 months ago
    1. Is Lambert finished at Southampton as far as Adkins is concerned?

      (Doesn't look good for Bent)

      • 1 year, 11 months ago

Scout Picks

For Gameweek 5

  • Lloris
  • Caulker
  • Williams
  • Baines
  • Sterling
  • Ramsey
  • Chadli
  • Mirallas
  • Adebayor
  • Diego Costa
  • Rooney
  • Trippier
  • Sigurdsson
  • Lukaku

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 17 Sep, 2014 11:07am
Player Club Factors
Up Forster SOT B, Vs
Up Begovic STO B, Vs
Up De Gea MUN B
Down Mignolet LIV C, Vs
Up Mannone SUN C, £
Up Szczesny ARS C, Vs
Up Fabianski SWA B, Vs
Up Heaton BRN B, Vs, £
Up Speroni CPL B
Up Lloris TOT B

Defenders

Last updated: 17 Sep, 2014 11:09am
Player Club Factors
No Change Ivanovic CHE A, VsX
Up Bertrand SOT A, Vs
Up Moreno LIV B, Vs
Up Shawcross STO B, Vs
No Change Trippier BRN A
No Change Van Aanholt SUN C, Vs, £
Up Taylor SWA B, £
No Change Evans MUN B, Vs
Up Chambers ARS C, Vs, £
Up Morgan LEI B, Vs, £
Up Baines EVE B, VsX
No Change Dier TOT B
No Change Ward CPL C
Down Caulker QPR C

Midfielders

Last updated: 17 Sep, 2014 1:15pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Sterling LIV A, Vs
No Change Sigurdsson SWA A
No Change Ramsey ARS A, Vs
No Change Fábregas CHE A, VsX
No Change Tadic SOT B, Vs
Up Di María MUN A
Up Chadli TOT A, £
Down Hazard CHE B, VsX
Up Sánchez ARS A, Vs
Up Mirallas EVE A
Up Eriksen TOT B
No Change Silva MCI B
Up Larsson SUN A, £
No Change Zaha CPL C, £
No Change Boyd BRN C, Vs, £
Up Downing WHM A, VsX, £

Forwards

Last updated: 17 Sep, 2014 11:15am
Player Club Factors
No Change Diego Costa CHE A, VsX
No Change Rooney MUN B
No Change Aguero MCI A
Up Pellè SOT A, Vs
No Change Balotelli LIV B, Vs
Up Adebayor TOT B
No Change Welbeck ARS C, Vs
Up Ulloa LEI A, £
No Change Naismith EVE B, £
Up Lukaku EVE B
No Change Bony SWA C
Up Wickham SUN C, £

Selection Factors

A, B, C Current Form
Vs Favourable Fixtures
VsX Unfavourable Fixtures
Rest Rotation Risk
Inj Injured/Returning from Injury
OoP Out of Position
£ Potential Bargain
Sus Suspended/Near Suspension

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