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Window Watch – The New Arrivals Priced

Following a frantic last few hours of the summer transfer window, most of the new acquisitions have been quickly added to the Fantasy games earlier this afternoon. We take a look at some of the new names making their way into the Premier League and assess their potential impact.

Mesut Özil
Coming in at 10.0 in Fantasy Premier League (FPL), Arsenal’s new signing is the joint-costliest midfielder in the game alongside Chelsea’s Juan Mata and has already earned 20,000+ new owners over the last few hours. With Santi Cazorla at 9.9 and Theo Walcott 9.5, the Gunners have a trio of premium priced midfielders vying for our consideration ahead of a kind upcoming schedule (sun, STO, swa, wba, NOR, cpl) which looks potentially prosperous for the in-form Gunners. Özil’s role in “the hole” and outstanding creativity looks set to boost his team-mates’ chances of picking up further points and with Olivier Giroud facing little competition for the lone forward berth, he arguably looks the best value of any Arsenal asset right now at 8.7 in FPL.

Özil comes in at 8.8 in the Sky Sports game and 5.5 in the Sun Dream Team; plenty of passing bonus can be expected for the former, while he’ll surely pick up his fair share of Man of the Match awards. The German international should also benefit from the Star Man award and receive plenty of 7+ marks for his showing in the Sun game, though with no assists awards here, his appeal is a little less enticing.

Willian
Handed a price of 8.5 in FPL, the Brazilian is cheaper than Mata, Eden Hazard (9.3) and Oscar (8.6), than will set you back more than Frank Lampard (8.1) as a route into Jose Mourinho’s midfield. As we’ve quickly ascertained, however, Chelsea look set to be a Fantasy nightmare this season for managers, with the multitude of options available to the Blues boss ensuring rest and rotation is the only real certainty over the season ahead.

With Kevin De Bruyne and Andre Schurrle also earning game time over the first trio of fixtures, Mourinho is clearly keen to keep all his attacking midfielders happy ahead of next year’s World Cup, making Willian –for all his undoubted talents – simply too risky an option for Fantasy managers to consider. Fantasy managers can pick up the former Anzhi playmaker for 7.4 in the Sky Sports game and 4.0 in the Sun Dream Team, but run the risk of disappointment from one Gameweek to the next.

Samuel Eto’o
Mourinho’s selection policy is likely to apply to the Cameroon international. Having picked Fernando Torres, Demba Ba and Schurrle as the lone striker against Hull, Villa and United respectively, the Chelsea manager has made his intentions crystal clear. Priced at 9.0 in FPL, Eto’o’s previous time spent under the Portuguese boss at Inter may persuade some he’s more likely to earn starts but judging by what we know so far, splashing that sum of money would seem folly when the likes of Christian Benteke, Daniel Sturridge, Giroud and Roberto Soldado are all available in the same price bracket with a guarantee of starts. At 9.0 in the Sky Sports game and 5.0 in the Sun Dream Team, Eto’o’s reputation has ensured he is one of the priciest forward options around.

Mamadou Sakho
Described by Brendan Rodgers as “a marquee signing”, Liverpool’s new £15m defender has hardly arrived to take on the role of bench-warmer. Sakho seems odds-on favourite to get the nod ahead of Kolo Toure as the preferred central defensive partner of Daniel Agger, with Martin Skrtel forced further down the pecking order.

Handed a price tag of 5.5 in FPL, he’s sprung onto Fantasy radars immediately – with the rest of Rodgers’ first-choice defenders all listed in the 6.0 bracket, Sakho offers a relatively budget-friendly route into a backline that has produced a clean sheet in each of their three league fixtures so far. The centre-half should also benefit from the new Bonus Points System and with a schedule which pits the Merseysiders against only two of last term’s top 6 in the next 10 Gameweeks, he could be quick out the blocks. Priced at 6.6 in the Sky Sports game and 3.5 in the Sun Dream Team, the Frenchman has the chance to make himself a favourite right across the Fantasy games.

Christian Eriksen
Tottenham’s new Danish playmaker has been handed an 8.0 price tag in FPL following his arrival from Ajax last Friday afternoon. While this is cheaper than team-mate Erik Lamela (9.0), Andre Villas-Boas’ recent tactics may be a little concerning – the Spurs boss has rolled out a 4-3-3 in recent games but is expected to return to 4-2-3-1 in order to accommodate Eriksen in “the hole” behind Roberto Soldado, with the north London outfit looking devoid of creativity in the last couple of fixtures.

Certainly, the price looks enticing given the new boy’s talents, and with Lamela situated wide right, Eriksen looks set to be the chief playmaker at the Lane this term. The only downside is the Argentine looks assured of game time regardless of formation, whereas Eriksen is far more suited to a 4-2-3-1 and could be sacrificed from time to time of Villas-Boas opts for a little more resilience in the centre of the park. Eriksen comes in at 7.0 in the Sky Sports game and 4.0 in the Sun Dream Team and is another whose talents will surely earn him Man of the Match awards and 7+ Star Man ratings aplenty.

Vlad Chiriches
Another new face at the Lane, the Romanian has been slapped with a 5.5 price tag by FPL. While Jan Vertonghen remains the premium option at 7.0 and Kyle Walker comes in at 6.0 for the north London side, Chiriches is costlier than fellow centre-halves Michael Dawson and Younes Kaboul at 5.0 and 4.9 respectively. Dawson has started all three of the league games thus far but his security of starts may well be under threat here, both from the new boy and Kaboul, who continues to pick up in match sharpness after a long spell on the sidelines.

Villas-Boas has, occasionally, fielded Vertonghen at left-back and with Benoit Assou-Ekotto off on loan to QPR, he could trial this tactic on occasion. At present, though, it’s still uncertain who will get the nod as the Belgian’s preferred central defensive partner, ensuring Fantasy managers hold fire on any possible transfer in for Chiriches. Bearing in mind Spurs have shipped just one goal and have home games against Norwich, West Ham and Hull, in addition to trips to Cardiff and Villa in the next six, the former Steaua Bucharest man – priced at 6.3 in the Sky Sports game and 3.0 in the Sun Dream Team is certainly one to monitor if he can nail down a regular slot.

Martin Demichelis
City’s new defender comes in at 6.0 in FPL, making him the priciest available centre-half for Manuel Pellegrini’s side. With 6.4 priced Vincent Kompany sidelined due to a groin problem, Demichelis has been listed as costlier than both Matija Nastasic (5.5) and Joleon Lescott (5.6) and, having played under the Chilean twice before, certainly looks a decent short-term shout in terms of starts. Once Kompany is fully-fit, though, question marks must surely be raised over Demichelis’ ability to retain a regular role – Lescott owners will certainly be on edge over this transfer, with Nastasic believed to be above the former Everton man in the pecking order.

At present, Pablo Zabaleta looks the best route into City’s backline – not only in terms of attacking returns but his only competition, Micah Richards, is still sidelined with a hamstring problem. Demichelis – at 7.3 in the Sky Sports game and 4.0 in the Sun Dream Team – is far from cheap, though, and with the likes of Arsenal, Spurs and Liverpool all offering better upcoming schedules for those shopping for a premium priced defender, his impact may well prove to be rather limited, providing Kompany returns within the four-to-six week timeframe.

Marko Arnautovic
Mark Hughes’ new Austrian acquisition will be keenly scouted by Fantasy managers looking for a possible out of position option. Mainly utilised as a right winger by former club Werder Bremen, Arnautovic has subsequently been classified as a midfielder across the Fantasy games but at six foot three inches tall, he offers the Potters a definite alternative to Peter Crouch and Kenwyne Jones up top.

Having grabbed five goals and eight assists in the Bundesliga last time out, the Stoke new boy is clearly capable of producing and is likely to be a pivotal figure as Hughes continues his rebuilding programme at the Britannia. Jon Walters has been fielded on the right of the Stoke midfield over the first three games but, should Hughes decide to keep the new boy on the flank, his starting berth could come under threat – something unheard of during Pulis’ tenure. Coming in at 5.5 in FPL, 4.9 in Sky Sports game and 2.0 in the Sun Dream Team, his budget-friendly appeal will take a real upturn if he can nail down the lone forward role for the Staffordshire outfit.

Morgan Amalfitano
West Brom’s new signing has been priced at a very respectable 5.0 by FPL following his arrival from Marseille. Bearing in mind his fellow Baggies midfielder such as Stephane Sessegnon (6.8), Scott Sinclair (6.0) and James Morrison (6.0) are all considerably more expensive, Amalfitano may well be an option for those eyeing up a cut-price midfielder.

Steve Clarke has been quick to praise the Frenchman and reckons he could play “in a number of attacking positions” – a role on the right of a front three may also be on the cards should the Baggies boss retain the 4-3-3 rolled out against Swansea last Sunday, though with Sessegnon set for a central role, Morrison owners will be hoping he doesn’t lose his place to the new arrival. Amalfitano comes in at 5.4 in the Sky Sports game but has yet to be added to the Sun Dream Team.

Adrian Mariappa
The Crystal Palace new boy will be hoping to stake a claim as a first-teamer after arriving from Reading last night. Versatile enough to feature at both centre-half and right-back, comes in at just 4.0 in FPL and may appeal to Fantasy managers looking for a cut-price option for their five-man defence. Joel Ward and Danny Gabbidon are similarly-priced for Ian Holloway’s side, though Mariappa’s extra mobility may see him threaten Gabbidon’s starting berth at the heart of the Eagles’ back-four. Mariappa is listed at 4.0 in the Sky Sports game but hasn’t yet been added to the Sun Dream Team.

2,439 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SW6
    4 years, 4 months ago

    😆 Tried to post on that Ozil vid on the last page; "some of those are un real" (without the space of course) and it was marked for review!

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    1. Eboue
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Louis boa morte looks a little like Ian Wright.

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      1. Eboue
        4 years, 4 months ago

        * luis damn auto correct

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    2. tw
      4 years, 4 months ago

      😆

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    3. r0nh
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Democracy gone mad.

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      1. King Eric, in America
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Totalitarianism, you mean.

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        1. r0nh
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Yes, actually!!

          I don't even know what democracy means, I just thought that would be a good time to through it out there & sound intelligent.

          🙁

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          1. SW6
            4 years, 4 months ago

            😀

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    4. Chris_White
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      😆

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    5. beric
      4 years, 4 months ago

      how ridiculous, he was an excellent poster and shouldn't have been banned in the first place.

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      1. r0nh
        4 years, 4 months ago

        I concur

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      2. tw
        4 years, 4 months ago

        don't go there as the mods will soon delete this thread or at least lock it off.

        yes he was an excellent poster for a while but the mark, jonty and co had good reasons to ban him as he violated the terms and conditions on numerous occasions from what I understand

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      3. MJ6987 (Denver)
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Does he post under a new name now? Sheep is it?

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        1. SW6
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Nah they're definitely different. Don't know where sheep and towlie have gone

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      4. Ginkapo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        He posts abuse at me and the ffs site on every single of my uefa council articles. Yeah I lost paitence a long time ago, and suspect jjonty et al did too.

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      5. tm245
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        We were briefly chatting about it in the DZ last month -- without picking sides, just unfortunate that it couldn't work out.

        Miss the musical suggestions/conversations in the DZ, though.

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        1. Chris_Fàbregas #DOOS…
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Damn right! He had a great taste in music!

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  2. Kno
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Any fellow hazard owners around? On a wc and a bit unsure if he is worth keeping or not.

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    1. Demel
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Definitely not if on a wildcard.

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      1. Fred the Red
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        This

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    2. Chris_White
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      As a Chelsea fan - No.

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  3. DVassell
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 years, 4 months ago

    How's my WC team looking as a valid 4-3-3 with options to revert?

    ___________Mignolet___________
    Zabaletta__Vidic__Collins__Ivanovic
    Lamela_______Silva_____Lampard
    Benteke_____Giroud_____Sturridge

    Subs: 4.0GK, Barkley, Coleman, Ward-Prowse

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    1. Heydudes13
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Needs RVP

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      1. Markus123
        4 years, 4 months ago

        definitely no need for RVP. front line is extremely strong and will score alot of points.

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        1. Heydudes13
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Nah, you always need RVP.

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    2. tw
      4 years, 4 months ago

      get walcott in over silva

      and you don't really have options to revert as your mids are cheap. i'd consider playing 433, 532, and 523 with that formation. not sure you'll want to bench coleman very often and west ham defense has looked good this year

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    3. Bubz
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      4 years, 4 months ago

      needs walcott

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    4. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Looks good, just a shame you have Ivan instead of a left back! ;D

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    5. Woy of the Wovers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      On WC might first consider dumping Barkley for the cash. Just a hunch. Otherwise, Lamela is a punt. You want scoring mids like Michu and might be better putting in a different mid like Brady as cheap mid who will score. Lots in that range so balance works better with 2 big mids and 3 cheaper, but occasional scoring mids.

      overall 9/10

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  4. Fin
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Anyone punting on Fellatio?

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    1. Drizz
      4 years, 4 months ago

      will be playing DM

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    2. The Bearded One
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Not for me.

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    3. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I wouldnt mind some Fellatio right now

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  5. DÏLKS
    4 years, 4 months ago

    3 Arsenal is madness isn't it? Too much?

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    1. r0nh
      4 years, 4 months ago

      If you expect them to do well over the next few GW's, why would you not have 3?

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      1. DÏLKS
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Do you think they will personally Ron?

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        1. r0nh
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Easy fixtures, buzzing after Ozil signing...

          If they don't produce the goods over the next 5/6 games, they never will.

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          1. DÏLKS
            4 years, 4 months ago

            What Arsenal have you got??

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            1. r0nh
              4 years, 4 months ago

              Theo & Giroud for now

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    2. Strawberry Jelavic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Nope. Ozil has changed the landscape for them - assuming he's as good as he has been in the past! And if those front 4 click, teams will be so busy defending they won't have time to attack and then Koscielny/Mert will be hoovering up cleanies at the back.....

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      1. bitterandstout
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Didn't Özil score ten goals last term? Might we be overlooking his scoring and set piece threat?

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        1. Wilshere Knowledge
          4 years, 4 months ago

          He is a very good free kick taker, and many Madrid fans thought he should be taking them instead of Ronaldo. (Who hits the wall or misses 99% of the time)

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        2. Strawberry Jelavic
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          4 years, 4 months ago

          Also true, you'd imagine that level of quality will shine through fast even in a new league, especially in a time like Arsenal

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    3. Demel
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Not if one is a defensive player. Yes if all are attacking. What are you going to do when you have spent a third of your budget on 3 attacking Arsenal players and they fail to score....big red arrow!!

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    4. beric
      4 years, 4 months ago

      nope i'll probably have three soon, seems like good value in their team

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    5. Drizz
      4 years, 4 months ago

      better to have walcott giroud as ozil will be assisting to them

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    6. LDG
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Szczesny, Gibbs, Sagna... go for it 😉

      Although ironically might all get a run of clean sheet... haha

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  6. EoinM
    4 years, 4 months ago

    How does Silva and Bony to Lamps and Bentekkers -4 sound? Hit that button?

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    1. r0nh
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Yes!!

      Do it!!

      Everybody throw away your points

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      1. EoinM
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Alright Captain Sarcasm, cheers for the input.

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    2. Gazza2000
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Sound good

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    3. Strawberry Jelavic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Emmmmm you're half right....?!

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      1. EoinM
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Haha expand? 😛

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        1. Strawberry Jelavic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Still not sure about Lamps, I'd prefer Silva and Tekkers! Although cost comes into it too. That said Lamps is one of those guys I have a blind spot for, same as last year, never really thought he'd start or score and then he just keeps doing it.........so I'd say go with your gut! 😉

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    4. tw
      4 years, 4 months ago

      go for it

      or eriksen over lamps

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      1. Strawberry Jelavic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        +1000

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  7. mikeharbrw- Mozampique
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Mignolet SWA (A)

    Mertesacker SUN (A) Coleman CHE (H)Shaw WHU (H)

    Nolan SOU (A) Silva STK (A) Walcott SUN (A) Snodgrass TOT (A)

    Bent WBA (H) Soldado NOR (H) Giroud SUN (A)

    Bench
    B.Turner HUL (A) Barkley CHE (H) Collins SOU (A)

    6mil in the bank.
    RVP in ?

    Giroud / bobby soldado out...? I've had olivier since wk1 and hes been banging them in for me, but he doesnt score outside of london... :/ soldado has norwich at home but spurs havent really torn it up yet wheras Ars have got mesut comin into the team....

    any thoughts would be appreciated

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    1. Gazza2000
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Bent + Snodgrass to RVP and Ward-Prowse

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      1. mikeharbrw- Mozampique
        4 years, 4 months ago

        put bent in this week lol

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        1. mikeharbrw- Mozampique
          4 years, 4 months ago

          think he's gonna be the budget forward to have

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  8. hammersp2000
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Can ozil rise in price this week or is he frozen until after the deadline?

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    1. Drizz
      4 years, 4 months ago

      frozen

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      1. bitterandstout
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        is he really frozen?

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  9. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    4 years, 4 months ago

    kosc nailed on for arse...? also does anyone reckon their form n fixtures warrant investment?

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    1. Drizz
      4 years, 4 months ago

      better to look at the mid striker options

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    2. beric
      4 years, 4 months ago

      yes and everyone thinks that

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    3. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Yes he is 100% nailed on. Yes I think you should invest.

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  10. Mr Smith
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Hernandez a better option than Michu? The stats seem to suggest so.

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    1. bitterandstout
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Pablo is cheaper too..

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    2. beric
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I think Michu will get way more goals, pablo does batter him in most stats but not some of the most important goal potential ones

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  11. Milk and Busquets
    4 years, 4 months ago

    With Glen Johnson reportedly out for a month, is Sakho a safe bet to start given him being a marquee signing? Or should I go for Agger as a certainty? I want a LFC defender considering their upcoming fixtures.

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    1. ccc
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I'm waiting. My cheap defenders have good fixtures.

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    2. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Is he out for a month? Liverpool said he needed to rest his ankle for a week, and that it is too early for a prognosis.

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      1. Milk and Busquets
        4 years, 4 months ago

        According to reports coming out of Anfield, its a high ankle sprain which could be a month or 6 weeks out..

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  12. Mini Mahouse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Collins to rise double?

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    1. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Probably rising tonight, but he was creeping VERY slowly to get there!

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  13. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Boruc (foster)
    Coleman Chester Ivan (murner ward)
    Miralas coutinho taarabt Wally (kim)
    Lambert soldado dzeko

    Have 5m
    A: Ivan + dzeko >> 4.9m def + Rvp(-4)
    B: Ivan + miralas + dzeko >> mertesacker + 6.9m mid (Pablo?) + Rvp (-8)
    C: foster + Ivan + dzeko >> myhill + mertesacker + Rvp (-4)

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    1. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Option C is actually a 8 pont hit

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    2. Gazza2000
      4 years, 4 months ago

      If you want RVP you should WC imo

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      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        WC vs a 8 point hit?

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        1. Gazza2000
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Not worth the 8 point hit to get RVP imo, what if he fails next GW ?

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    3. Rossamous
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Any way that you can keep Ivanovic?

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  14. Evs
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Boys, just logged on quickly . . .

    Is there any reason why people are offloading Rickie Lambert (other than form) ?

    I was thinking of getting either him or Bent in for Dzeko !

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    1. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I am keeping, 3 great home fixtures in e next 4

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      1. Evs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        4 years, 4 months ago

        That's my point, I'm thinking of getting but people in their thousands are off loading ?!

        Me non undestandi ?!

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        1. BoomBoomShacktheroom
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Everyone wants giroud, sturridge and benteke above
          Him and he is in the price range to change him quickly to one of them

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    2. Chris_White
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Southampton looking rather toothless atm, but that could quickly change once Osvaldo finds his feet

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    3. beric
      4 years, 4 months ago

      was just discussing this with he who shall not be named. Lambert is a great choice this week, and I think its a wait and see with bent still. Go for Lambert Evs!

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      1. Evs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        4 years, 4 months ago

        I'm close to the trigger, just watching price changes and biding my time...

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    4. Demí
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I think he'll be dropped soon enough

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      1. Evs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Huh?!

        Really? Why?

        For Osvaldo as lone forward?

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        1. Demí
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Osvaldo and Rodriguez up top. Just my imo, but think Lambert's overrated, doesn't score enough open play goals, and Osvaldo was their big money signing

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          1. Evs
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            • Has Moderation Rights
            4 years, 4 months ago

            Interesting, there sure is a little more uncertainty.

            Did Potch drop him last year at all and he spent a few games as a replacement?

            I can't recall...

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            1. Demí
              4 years, 4 months ago

              Can't remember, i think he did for a couple games as it happens. Might've been under Adkins aswell

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    5. Kostja
      4 years, 4 months ago

      only form

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    6. Ginkapo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      england call up, just waiting for the injury now. Doesnt want to ruin the one touch one goal record.

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      1. ajay_kl +42
        4 years, 4 months ago

        he already has, he hit the post from 6 yards out from a Zaha ball across vs Scotland near end of game

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    7. Demel
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I am happy to keep him for the next 4 games. Will reassess then.

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      1. Lanley Staurel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        This^

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  15. gillih90
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Mignolet ( Daniels)
    Coleman-Vidic-Walker-Collins-Chester
    Hazard-Silva-Walcott-WardProwse-Brady
    Soldado-Sturridge-Giroud

    Would really appriciate some feedback for my WC team!

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    1. DÏLKS
      4 years, 4 months ago

      No Benteke.

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    2. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      That was soooo last week. Where are all the new glitzy boys that all the in guys are buying? No love for Nolan or Snodgrass then?

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  16. Fin
    4 years, 4 months ago

    My first RVP draft
    http://imgur.com/K1hDFJX
    Thoughts?

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    1. ccc
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I think Walker is over priced by 0.5 I would rather get Sakho or Mert.

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      1. Milk and Busquets
        4 years, 4 months ago

        So you think Sakho is a shoe-in to a be a regular starter? I have Glen Johnson, but with his injury meaning a possible month or so out, I'm not sure whether to go for Sakho or Agger, or even Enrique?

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    2. Gazza2000
      4 years, 4 months ago

      looks good, my RVP teams looks similar

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    3. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I do like it but whenever I do an RVP draft team I look at it and think.....no Man City, no Chelsea, no Spurs etc etc.

      You getting same feelings?

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  17. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    4 years, 4 months ago

    looks like sakho is the cheapest way into liv defence now migs is 5.7

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  18. MJ6987 (Denver)
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Just testing out my current WC thinking....

    Boruc Davis
    Merte Sakho Coleman Chester B.Turner
    Walcott Barfa Nolan Hernandez Brady
    RVP Benteke Giroud

    1.4 (and rising) bank for flexibility (e.g. Mert / Sakho > Chelsea def when time is right)

    Any good?

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    1. Coaly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      back to the drawing board for you

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      1. MJ6987 (Denver)
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Anything more constructive to offer?

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        1. 4vets
          4 years, 4 months ago

          RVP screws it.

          I'm a bit late with the reply due to my current outrage... will expand later if need be 🙂

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        2. Coaly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 years, 4 months ago

          get a haircut?

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  19. Demí
    4 years, 4 months ago

    fun fact: Michu was on 4 premier league at this stage last season

    0 this season

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    1. beric
      4 years, 4 months ago

      he'll be on par with himself last season after this weekend

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    2. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      He scored 2 in his first game in a 5-0 thrashing. Unfair to compare him to last season because he has played Man U, Spurs and then West Brom where he assisted.

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      1. Parm
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 4 months ago

        So it's also unfair to compare Van Persie to last season because he's played Chelsea, Liverpool and Swansea?

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        1. Wilshere Knowledge
          4 years, 4 months ago

          The same principle applies but is less of a factor. Because RVP is so expensive, he should be less vulnerable to harder fixtures.

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    3. Kostja
      4 years, 4 months ago

      fixtures a factor though, he had a great run at the beginning of first season if I remember correctly

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      1. Demí
        4 years, 4 months ago

        That's true. Maybe i'm reading too much into it, but i said before it started he'll have an underwhelming season

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        1. copps
          4 years, 4 months ago

          i can confirm, i had danny graham for the first 4 weeks due to fixtures 🙁

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          1. Kostja
            4 years, 4 months ago

            haha that too 😀

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        2. Kostja
          4 years, 4 months ago

          I agree that they have overpriced him, likely wont reach the goals he got last season and Europa commitment wont help. But he wont be as bad as he has been so far only 1 shot per game if im not mistaken. But one of the players I probably wont own unless they have a DGW.

          I just remember getting him last season in the beginning for the fixtures and getting lucky

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    4. Heels_Over_Head
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      different fixtures

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      1. Demí
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Scored against both Spurs and United last season

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        1. Heels_Over_Head
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 years, 4 months ago

          sigh. new barber?

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    5. Corrigan
      4 years, 4 months ago

      I'm trying to work out what sort of season he's in for, all things considered

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  20. Coaly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 years, 4 months ago

    nolan sigurdsson or ben arfa?

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    1. The Red Gurnard
      4 years, 4 months ago

      HBA

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  21. Wilshere Knowledge
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Is Sakho really going to be first choice? Skrtel played very well against Man U, and Toure was playing brilliantly before that. Is it a bit risky?

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    1. Coaly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      no

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  22. bitterandstout
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 years, 4 months ago

    anyone know if Özil is price protected?

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  23. Captain Shirokov
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Revolt, revolt!

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    1. Demel
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Conform, conform!

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    2. r0nh
      4 years, 4 months ago

      No!!!

      Never!!!

      And you can't make me!!

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    3. Ginkapo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      but why? I remember when we just got annoyed at the gravless and forca. What happened?

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      1. r0nh
        4 years, 4 months ago

        International break, we got bored 🙁

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      2. Captain Shirokov
        4 years, 4 months ago

        HomeCrowd.

        😉

        Just kidding, it was a tongue-in-cheek comment.

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    4. JK - Grabbangladesh Manager…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      what's that, you're revolting???

      Try supporting someone better than Rochdale then :mrgreen:

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      1. Captain Shirokov
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Limerick FC. < 3

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    5. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      4 years, 4 months ago

      we're already revolting

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  24. The Red Gurnard
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Am I right in assuming that fiso is struggling to figure out when people will rise/fall. It is so different to totalfpl and things are getting crucial while I'm wildcarding.

    Does anyone reckon soldado or silva will drop 0.1 before the next game week?

    If so I'll drop them now and try and pick up another couple of players that could rise twice. Can then decide to bring them back in for what i sold them for.

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    1. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Silva 100% no, He was 50% on his way to another rise, so he has a long way to go. He also has high points to attract the casuals. Soldado is also unlikely to drop. High points, and isn't anywhere near at the moment.

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    2. LDG
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Unless you are talking about "Da Silva, Fabio" then I think you are safe 😉

      FISO is not right at the mo so use TotalFPL.

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    3. BwG
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Use totalfpl, fiso has been off since the start of the season.

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  25. DÏLKS
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Who's going to be rising twice this GW then?

    My guesses so far:-

    Giroud
    Yaya
    Sturridge
    P.Hernadez?

    Anybody else??

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  26. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    4 years, 4 months ago

    right boruc and 4.5 ..... who is the 4.5? was thinkin myhil but wba dont look sound at the mo

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    1. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Marshall seems popular.

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      1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
        4 years, 4 months ago

        cardiff fixtures aint great, but good rotation

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  27. DÏLKS
    4 years, 4 months ago

    REPOST AND EDIT:

    Who's going to be rising twice this GW then?

    My guesses so far:-

    Giroud
    Yaya
    Sturridge
    P.Hernadez?
    Enrique?
    Campbell? (CAR)

    Anybody else??

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    1. Mini Mahouse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Ward Prowse?

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      1. DÏLKS
        4 years, 4 months ago

        Is he?? Can't see it myself, only a 4% rise today.

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  28. Gooner Kebab
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Downing looks like he's dropping, if he is, should i take a hit for someone at the similar price or lower?
    Am resisting WC....

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  29. Mini Mahouse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Benteke Giroud Sturridge the front line to go?
    I just know I'm gonna regret selling Soldado

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    1. MJ6987 (Denver)
      4 years, 4 months ago

      RVP Benteke season keepers

      Giroud the best form / fixtures for now.

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    2. Rossamous
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Sturridge for the next 3 gameweeks. I would want Suarez after that. Could be risky selling Soldado with the influx of midfield talent they just brought in so I'm holding at the mo.

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  30. Mr Wizard
    4 years, 4 months ago

    Who will outscore who this season do you think.

    A) Coleman
    B) Mertesacker

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    1. Wilshere Knowledge
      4 years, 4 months ago

      Coleman for me.

      I think Arsenal will concede a bit more than last season because Wenger seems happy with a Wilshere-Ramsey double pivot that is open to counter-attack.

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      1. Mr Wizard
        4 years, 4 months ago

        I see your point. Good shout cheers

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        1. Acer
          4 years, 4 months ago

          Nonsense. Coleman is injury prone and Everton will soon be letting the goals in.

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