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, 10 months ago
      • 1 year, 10 months ago
      1. or HBA to Peanut
        then BA

        • 1 year, 10 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, 10 months ago
    1. Nice idea!!!

      So everyone pairs up and manages a separate team together?

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
      1. It worked well with the Euro's so I say go for it.

        • 1 year, 10 months ago
  3. Po!

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

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
    1. Po!

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

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
      1. Po!

        Damn you firewall at office...!!

        • 1 year, 10 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, 10 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, 10 months ago
    1. Definitely. But not a very big one.

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
  6. Gone with Jelavic (C) ahead of RVP..Anyone punting on the Croat?

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
  7. Do you have any informations on fellaini injury?

    • 1 year, 10 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, 10 months ago
  9. Is Bent finished at Villa as far as Lambert is concerned?

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
    1. Is Lambert finished at Southampton as far as Adkins is concerned?

      (Doesn't look good for Bent)

      • 1 year, 10 months ago

Scout Picks

For Gameweek 3

  • Krul
  • Caulker
  • Kolarov
  • Dummett
  • Fábregas
  • Ramsey
  • Sigurdsson
  • de Jong
  • Jovetic
  • Rooney
  • Aguero
  • Williams
  • Eriksen
  • Adebayor

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 31 Aug, 2014 7:45am
Player Club Factors
No Change Krul NEW B, Vs, £
Up Mignolet LIV C, Vs
Up Begovic STO B, Vs
No Change Forster SOT B, Vs
Up De Gea MUN B
No Change Courtois CHE B
No Change Mannone SUN C, Vs, £
No Change Fabianski SWA A, Vs
Up Lloris TOT B, VsX
Up Heaton BRN B, Vs, £

Defenders

Last updated: 31 Aug, 2014 7:55am
Player Club Factors
No Change Ivanovic CHE A
Up Clyne SOT B, Vs, £
Up Lovren LIV B, Vs
Up Shawcross STO B, Vs
Up Janmaat NEW A, £
No Change Jones MUN C, Vs
No Change Taylor SWA B, Vs, £
No Change Van Aanholt SUN C, Vs, £
Down Ward CPL C
No Change Caulker QPR B
Up Duff BRN B, Vs, £
No Change Vertonghen TOT B, VsX
Up Coleman EVE B

Midfielders

Last updated: 1 Sep, 2014 11:22am
Player Club Factors
Up Sterling LIV A, Vs
Down Ramsey ARS B
No Change Fábregas CHE A
No Change Sigurdsson SWA A
No Change Hazard CHE B
Up Dyer SWA A, £
Up Tadic SOT B, Vs
Up Sánchez ARS B
Up Puncheon CPL B, £
Up Henderson LIV B, Vs
No Change Larsson SUN B, Vs, £
Down Eriksen TOT C
No Change Cabella NEW B, Vs
Down Mata MUN B, Vs
Down Silva MCI B
Up Arfield BRN C, Vs, £

Forwards

Last updated: 2 Sep, 2014 3:20pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Diego Costa CHE A
Up Sturridge LIV B, Vs
Down Rooney MUN C, Vs
No Change Aguero MCI B, Rest
No Change Adebayor TOT B
Up Naismith EVE A, £
Up Pellè SOT B, Vs
Up Welbeck ARS C, £
Up Emmanuel Rivière NEW C, Vs, £
Down Bony SWA C, Vs
Up Austin QPR B
Up Jutkiewicz BRN C, Vs, £

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

“Petr is an amazing goalkeeper, but the difference between them is ten years and we think we have to make a decision about the future of the club and to give the goal to Courtois”

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