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Captain Sensible – Gameweek 21

After taking a break for the packed festive period, we roll out our weekly article for Members this evening, offering an in-depth statistical analysis of the main captaincy contenders for the set of fixtures ahead. We analyse the current top five in the Captain Poll, with home games for Tottenham, Everton and United offering possible alternatives as Liverpool and Arsenal hit the road:

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  1. lifes a pitch
      2 years, 7 months ago

      will Ozil price rise before the deadline?

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    • Bench pony warmer
        2 years, 7 months ago

        Not understanding WBA appointment, a 7th place finish amongst several average seasons in lower divisions doesn't sound much better than Clarke record.

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      • denial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 years, 7 months ago

        GW23 is the horrible one coming up.

        SOT vs Ars
        TOT vs Cty
        LVP vs Eve

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        1. Spineløss Weasæ…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 years, 7 months ago

          MNU v Car

          CHE v Whm

          Am looking at getting a United played back in for that game

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      • Thomass
          2 years, 7 months ago

          Luakau or Negredo???

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          1. Drizz
              2 years, 7 months ago

              Lukaku

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            • Heydudes13
                2 years, 7 months ago

                As you asked last page...

                Luakau.

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              • Rödallegabomb
                  2 years, 7 months ago

                  Lukaku this week, Negredo the following. Whichever I have when Aguero is back will make way.

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                • Colonel Wasabi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 years, 7 months ago

                  Oh good…..Lukaku is what I was hoping.

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                  1. Dr. Rog
                      2 years, 7 months ago

                      Lukaku or Ade?

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                  2. Chu Young Ping Pong
                      2 years, 7 months ago

                      One is shit, the other is a beast. No brainer.

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                      1. @ocprodigy
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        2 years, 7 months ago

                        Agreed.

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                      2. Robe Wan
                          2 years, 7 months ago

                          errrrmm, they're both brilliant

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                      3. Thomass
                          2 years, 7 months ago

                          cheers Lukaku it is

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                      4. Doc Drogo
                          2 years, 7 months ago

                          Has anyone, apart from me, considered Assaidi of Stoke as a cheap 5th mid. I can't get him out of my head and wondered if I was

                          A) Mad
                          B) Normal
                          C) Genius

                          Thank you in advance for settling this dilemma with myself

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                        • Acquafresca
                            2 years, 7 months ago

                            Yaya > Ozil (-4) if The Ivorian is out.

                            Sound good?

                            Will give me:

                            Marshall
                            Goalman Kos Clyne Burner
                            Ozil Saliva Haz
                            Suarez Wooney Lukaka

                            Subs: Davis Cabaye Bannan Chester

                            Next week Rooney+ Cabaye > Negredo+ Gerrard (-4)

                            HITS FLYING EVERYWHERE!

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                            1. Carrick Doesn't Deserv…
                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                ozil over yaya for me anyway

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                                1. Acquafresca
                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                    It's the (-4) that puts me off. A fit Yaya could potentially outscore Ozil in next 2

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                                2. Thomass
                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                    Just WC

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                                  • Rödallegabomb
                                      2 years, 7 months ago

                                      Or WC? Many will argue against it but the team you would get now probably won't look much different to the team you will aim for GW23.

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                                      1. Acquafresca
                                          2 years, 7 months ago

                                          But it would. Aguero or RVP possibly.

                                          Need to monitor Lallana and Eriksen/ JRod and Adebayor.

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                                      2. Tony Hibbert
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                        Take out Yaya who will play.

                                        Leave in Rooney who won't.

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                                    • Carrick Doesn't Deserv…
                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                        Repost: Boruc, Mannone,
                                        Kosh, Chester, Baker, Ward, Whittaker

                                        As you can tell, trying to keep it as budget as possible. Just wondering if there is some cheap def gem I have missed?

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                                        1. Drizz
                                            2 years, 7 months ago

                                            looks awful that need couple big defs

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                                            1. Carrick Doesn't Deserv…
                                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                                want ozil, haz, silva, gerrard/oscar, aguero and suarez though. need cheap defs. how i enjoy the game anyway

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                                          • Rödallegabomb
                                              2 years, 7 months ago

                                              Only one player in my team is playing a club in the top half of the league 😀

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                                              1. Colonel Wasabi
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                                ….but are all your players from teams in the top half ?!!! 😀

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                                            • MattysFantasyFooty
                                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                                Who to get Henderson out for already have this as my midfield budget is 6.3

                                                Silva Ozil Hazard Januzaj

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                                                1. Bench pony warmer
                                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                                    Grey me now

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                                                    1. Bench pony warmer
                                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                                        Yah I got greyed

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                                                  • Dr Pyckle O'Wakey
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                                    A defensive table for once. Arranged by shots conceded in the box, the fewer the shots conceded the better the defensive chance of a CS...simple...Set it for GW range 1-10 and you'll see it is reflective of the early season template....It works....http://members.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/my-stats-tables/view/4750/

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                                                  • Spineløss Weasæ…
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                                    Let's assume Kun's flag doesn't get removed until say Friday before the Cardiff game

                                                    is it not therefore likely that his price will be protected until the start of GW23. If so, it would be highly tempting (but highly risky) to sell him to RvP for GW23 and buy him straight back on wc before he was able to rise?

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                                                    1. A.
                                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                                        do you currently own him??

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                                                    2. Red Viper
                                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                                        I cant believe the transfer market has been so bad last few days. The logic for wildcarding over longer breaks is BS. People go into hibernation.

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                                                      • Dr. Rog
                                                          2 years, 7 months ago

                                                          RMT

                                                          M&M
                                                          Zaba Kos Coleman (Ward/chester)
                                                          HAz Ozil Silva Erik Lallana
                                                          Suarez Ade (Berahino)

                                                          3-5-2 with just enough funds to do Ade to Aguero
                                                          Eriksen to Ramsey is also possible

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                                                          1. Red Viper
                                                              2 years, 7 months ago

                                                              Very good team considering you have cash for the upgrade too.

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                                                            1. Bench pony warmer
                                                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                Already said that, nobody listens

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                                                            2. citizen_kane
                                                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                Who here rates Özil higher than Silva?

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                                                                1. Bench pony warmer
                                                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                    Nobody is here see above

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                                                                  • Dr Pyckle O'Wakey
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                    Nothing between them.

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                                                                2. Caibarhaw
                                                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                    Current team:
                                                                    Mannone (Hooper),
                                                                    Coleman, Terry, Mertesacker, (Faye, Rosenior),
                                                                    Ozil, Hazard, Ya Ya Toure, Januzaj, (Ramsey),
                                                                    Suarez, Rooney, Negredo.
                                                                    0.5 in the bank.
                                                                    Have already used FT for Walcott > Ozil.
                                                                    Was hoping to WC as late as possible, however am getting nervous with all this WCing especially as I have three flags in team and two defenders probably not playing!
                                                                    Should I:
                                                                    A - hold for a week at least, or B - shake things up with my WC?
                                                                    Grateful for any suggestions!

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                                                                    1. George Agdgdgwngo
                                                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                        Keep and hope Wayne plays

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                                                                    2. George Agdgdgwngo
                                                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                        Could do with some help on this one please.

                                                                        A. Yaya, silva, jacuzzi (5th mid), aguero

                                                                        B. Yaya, eriksen, lallana (5th mid), aguero.

                                                                        Both options have jrod and suarez up front.

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                                                                      • Pap Boomez
                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                        Anyone fancy Ozil captain as a punt over Suarez in spite of the above stats?

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                                                                      • The Blackadder
                                                                          2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                          Who would you choose out of these two
                                                                          A. Evans & Boruc
                                                                          Or
                                                                          B. Kolarov & Mannone

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                                                                          1. Mind över Mata
                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                            2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                            Difficult, probably B

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                                                                        • Cravex
                                                                            2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                            Hi RMT please

                                                                            mcgregor
                                                                            coleman - mert - baines
                                                                            lallana - gerard - hazard - silva
                                                                            j.rod - suarez - augero

                                                                            also thinking of 442 with jrod removed and kolorov in defence.. which would be better?

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                                                                          • Mind över Mata
                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                            2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                            Last couple of WC decisions - please fill the blanks:

                                                                            XXX / XXX
                                                                            Koscielny / Coleman / XXX / XXX / XXX
                                                                            Hazard / Silva / Ozil / Silva / Mutch
                                                                            Suarez / Aguero / Bony

                                                                            A) Boruc / Davis; Kompany / Burner / Ward
                                                                            B) Mannone / Marshall; Zabaletta / Chester / Ward

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                                                                            1. modifaya
                                                                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                                B

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                                                                            2. Jules - Ranieri's Ghos…
                                                                                2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                                Outstanding article mate.

                                                                                Recommend membership to anyone who is considering that mid-season offer...especially if you enjoy the numbers side of things...

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                                                                              • ehabitoo
                                                                                  2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                                  Hello ,, what's with yaya ?? Is he injured ? Any source ?

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                                                                                • MagicMan
                                                                                    2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                                    Please RMT;

                                                                                    Mignolet

                                                                                    Sagna Coleman Nastasic (Whittaker Ward)

                                                                                    Yaya Lallana Oscar Hazard (Kasami)

                                                                                    Suarez Adebayor Lukaku

                                                                                    Money in Bank to Upgrade Ady/Luk to Aquero

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                                                                                  • mcgrejam
                                                                                      2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                                      Captain this week...Suarez, ade or jrod?

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                                                                                    • Thebiffo
                                                                                        2 years, 7 months ago

                                                                                        Marshall (Mannone)

                                                                                        Coleman Koncielny Chester Whittaker Baker

                                                                                        Hazard Oscar Lallana Silva Januzai

                                                                                        Suarez Adebayor Rodriguez

                                                                                        Funds in the bank to get Aguero for Ade whenever necessary.

                                                                                        Crazy to have 2 Chelsea midfielders?

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