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Moving Target – Harry Maguire

Leicester City completed their first move of the summer transfer window with Thursday’s signing of Hull City defender Harry Maguire for an undisclosed fee, reportedly worth £17 million.

The 24-year-old put pen to paper on a five-year contract with the Foxes and will link up with his new team-mates in early July ahead of their pre-season training camp in Austria.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Maguire revealed that the Foxes fought off interest from a number of clubs to secure his services, while the former Sheffield United player outlined what Leicester fans can expect from their new signing:

“There were a number of clubs interested, but when I met the manager here, he pretty much swayed it into the direction of this club. He showed me the way that the club is going… With my experience in the Premier League, overall I set my sights on defending, but I can play with the ball at my feet and I’m comfortable doing so, so hopefully, I can show the fans that.”

The History

Maguire came through the ranks of his hometown club Sheffield United to make his first-team debut at the age of 18 as a substitute against Cardiff City in April 2011.

He made four further appearances for the Blades during the 2010/11 campaign, but couldn’t prevent the club from being relegated to League One.

Maguire established himself as a regular starter the following season, making 44 league appearances, which yielded one goal and four assists.

He would make a further 85 league appearances over the following two seasons, registering eight goals and three assists, playing predominantly at centre-back.

His impressive performances prompted interest from both Hull City and Wolverhampton Wanderers, with the Tigers eventually snapping up the young defender in a deal worth £2.5 million in July 2014.

Maguire only made three Premier League appearances for Hull in 2014/15 though, with the defender sent out on loan to Championship outfit Wigan Athletic during the second half of the campaign, where he tallied one goal and an assist in 16 outings.

The Tigers were then relegated back to the Championship, but Maguire again struggled to nail down a regular starting spot in 2015/16, making just 24 league appearances.

It was only last season when Maguire established himself as a regular starter, playing 29 league matches, tallying two goals and two assists as the Tigers again suffered relegation.

Maguire made once appearance for England U21s against Northern Ireland in November 2012 but has yet to be capped at senior level.

The Prospects

Following a hugely impressive campaign – particularly once Marco Silva took charge at the KCOM Stadium – Maguire’s stock has soared rapidly.

He’ll arrive at Leicester to compete primarily with experienced duo Wes Morgan and Robert Huth – along with Yohan Benalouane – for a berth in central defence. However, he could also offer competition and cover for Danny Simpson at right-back.

After keeping 15 clean sheets in the 2015/16 title-winning campaign, the Foxes recorded just nine shut-outs last term.

Morgan struggled with back and hamstring injuries during the tail end of the season, and with the Jamaican and Huth aged 33 and 32 respectively, bolstering their centre-back options was a clear priority.

Maguire will be expected to command a regular starting role and with Morgan still the club captain at the King Power Stadium, it may be Huth who is most at risk.

Comparing the trio’s underlying statistics from last season, it was Maguire who clearly boasted a greater goal threat, averaging an attempt every 67.9 minutes, superior to both Huth (112.7) and Morgan (173.6).

Indeed, Maguire was second only to Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso for shots from inside the box among Fantasy Premier League (FPL) defenders, registering 24 over the course of the season, one less than the Blues wing-back.

His attacking strengths mark Maguire out as a rare talent at centre -back and perhaps a major target in FPL terms.

The former Sheffield United defender has produced goals and assists throughout his career; with a direct threat from dead-balls and also as a presence in the box at set-plays.

His defensive statistics are also strong in comparison with his new Leicester team-mates.

Despite making four Premier League starts at right-back, Maguire bettered Morgan for minutes per clearance, block and interception (CBI). He registered a CBI every 9.78 minutes, compared with 10.80 for Morgan, while Huth produced a CBI every 9.51 minutes.

The gap is even wider when it comes to tackles won.

Maguire’s spell at full-back gives him an advantage here but, even so, the comparison is stark. He produced a successful tackle every 59.2 minutes last season, with Morgan and Huth winning a challenge every 173.6 and 133.1 minutes respectively.

In both cases, this could and should give Maguire a clear advantage in the Bonus Points System (BPS). Morgan failed to produce a single bonus point last season, with Huth mustering just one, whereas Maguire totalled five.

As the player himself indicates, it’s fair to say that Maguire is far more comfortable on the ball than the current crop of Leicester centre-backs – he attempted 39 dribbles, completing 29; Morgan attempted eight, with Huth daring to dribble the ball just once all season.

Maguire has the confidence and ability to bring the ball out of defence to distribute passes.

He completed 76.2% of his passes last term, again stronger than both Huth (71.4) and Morgan (67.7). That created 11 chances for team-mates, with the Leicester pair generating six and four respectively.

Maguire’s presence could change the dynamic in central areas for Leicester and bring some extra quality in possession.

This may allow Craig Shakespeare to tweak his side’s tactics somewhat, relying less on the counter-attack and perhaps beginning to build from the back and through midfield with more regularity.

Coming off their title-winning season, both Morgan and Huth were priced at 5.0 in FPL last season, and that looks the likely price point for Maguire this time around.

That could well represent value during 2017/18, but Leicester’s tough opening schedule (ars, BRT, mun, CHE, hud, LIV) means that Maguire is unlikely to attract initial investment.

That testing start will allow Fantasy managers to sit back and analyse Shakespeare’s team selection and tactics to assess Maguire’s prospects when Leicester’s fixtures improve from Gameweek 7.

With just five clean sheets with Hull last season, Maguire should deliver stronger defensive returns this time around.

There is also clear evidence that he has the tools to dominate his centre-back team-mates to rival left-back Christian Fuchs in the shake-up for bonus points.

Add his considerable attacking threat, and it’s clear that Maguire could be one of the leading options available in the mid-price bracket should Leicester build on the momentum gained under Shakespeare.

Further Reference

Harry Maguire Wikipedia

Harry Maguire Transfer Markt Page

Harry Maguire You Tube

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  1. Deeney-is-a-god
      10 months, 12 days ago

      I think Deeney will be a good pick next season. Marco Silva is a good manager and very good at home, The price of Deeney will also most lekely be reduced

      1. Phil Dagger ⭐
          10 months, 12 days ago

          perfect Username

          I see you are a Big D lover

          1. Alan_T
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            10 months, 12 days ago

            Doesn't mean he's wrong though...

      2. andy85wsm
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        10 months, 12 days ago

        Huth - Maguire - Morgan

        The birth of the Fuchs wing back option? 🙂

        1. CptCrunch OF FASHANU ZEALAN…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          10 months, 12 days ago

          Hmm, that wouldn't hurt.

        2. Phil Dagger ⭐
            10 months, 12 days ago

            Not a f****** chance any leicester defender will be in my team

          • Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
              10 months, 12 days ago

              Fuchs is a legend. Nobody will go near him without worrying.

            • FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              10 months, 12 days ago

              Yep, few people have mentioned that and it makes sense.

            • Back on the horse
                10 months, 12 days ago

                Huth will be so slow another year on. Maybe be phased out?

              • Hooky
                  10 months, 12 days ago

                  Maguire - Morgan - Fuchs possibly more likely? With Chilwell at LWB

                  1. andy85wsm
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                    10 months, 12 days ago

                    Could be, if they decide to go that way.

                    Chilwell should be priced favorably as well

                  2. Alan_T
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    10 months, 12 days ago

                    This more likely IMO

                • QPR expects... glory!
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  10 months, 12 days ago

                  Only problem with that is RWB. Simpson can't pass. Would have been ideal had they not sold Schlupp to Palace. Who else do they have that can play the role?

                  1. Marcin the Pole
                      10 months, 12 days ago

                      Albrighton has always looked pretty decent at RWB.

                • CptCrunch OF FASHANU ZEALAN…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  10 months, 12 days ago

                  Again, to those few of us playing fantasy confed cup.
                  No Bravo in goal tonight, not fit from his calf complaint.
                  Herrera to replace.

                  1. Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                      10 months, 12 days ago

                      Thanks CC.

                  2. Hooky
                      10 months, 12 days ago

                      Maguire bettered both Morgan and Huth for minutes per clearance, block and interception (CBI). He registered a CBI every 9.78 minutes, compared with 10.80 for Morgan and 9.51 for Huth.

                      Is 9.51 not better than 9.78?!

                      1. Mark
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                        10 months, 12 days ago

                        My bad with the edit. Corrected now.

                        1. Hooky
                            10 months, 12 days ago

                            Wasn't sure if the figures were out or the sentence was incorrect. Maguire and Huth both have massive heads so I'm not surprised they get blocks in!

                      2. Phil Dagger ⭐
                          10 months, 12 days ago

                          Agueroooooooooooooo going to score a opening day Hatty isn't he?

                          1. Holmes
                              10 months, 12 days ago

                              Nah

                            • FPL Virgin
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              10 months, 12 days ago

                              I'm worried.

                          2. Can Maguire be a viable 5.0 option?
                            Mark
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                            10 months, 12 days ago

                            Morning folks. Harry's a big favourite of mine and so it made sense to base today's FFS Hot Topic on the big man.

                            I loved him at Hull City and, even with the likely rise to 5.0, I reckon he can pique my interest at Leicester.

                            Fixtures look a major issue, though - I just can't see a favourable spell for the Foxes in the first part of the season - maybe GWs 7-11.

                            Defensively, there was relatively little progress under Shakespeare from GW26 onwards last season, so do we think that Maguire can be a viable option for us?

                            1. Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                You forgot to hulk it mark.

                              • Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                  I don't like Leicester defenders. Only take them after any signs of improvement.

                                  1. Mark
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                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                    Yes, I'm not proposing we will be on board from the off but Maguire has an extra dimension that can override defensive concerns. If Leicester can possibly show some resolve then I think he becomes an attraction.

                                    The fixtures are a pain, though - Leicester look to be one of those sides without a clean smooth pattern of fixtures over the first half of the campaign.

                                    1. Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        The advantage of those tough fixtures is that they will give us enough time to get a good idea of Leicester before deciding on the bandwagon.

                                        1. FPL Virgin
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                          Each week the premier league throws up so many surprises. Fixtures aren't everything.

                                          1. Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                              I know that. There is a risk of missing a haul or two but waiting seems the logical option to me.

                                    2. makaveli123
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                      I like Maguire too, but I'll need to see Leicester keep some clean sheets before I potentially bring him in. I'll probably go with Dawson if he is 5.0m, as they have much kinder fixtures from the get-go.

                                      1. Mark
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                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        Agreed - Dawson is another big target of mine - we have a Great Expectations brewing on him.

                                    3. CptCrunch OF FASHANU ZEALAN…
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                      Got to confess I did not follow Hull.
                                      But I would like to see a comparison of Maguire before and after Ranocchia arrived before I considered him.
                                      I actually rate Ranocchia.

                                      1. CptCrunch OF FASHANU ZEALAN…
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        It's not just a Silva factor to consider.

                                    4. Judders
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                      Really dont think Leicester will be as good a force as under their title winning season with Ranieri. Other teams now know how to break them down. What I would be interested in is Fuchs. As Andy already mentioned above Maguire's arrival could mean a switch to the in vogue 3 5 2 option with Fuchs and Simpson aw Wing Backs. Either way I will wait to assess as their opening fixtures are not worthy of early investment.

                                    5. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                      Any view on the possibility of Lei playing 343 with Fuchs in an Alonso role ?

                                      1. Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                          Chillwell should be better than Fuchs in that role. Fuchs is getting old.

                                          1. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                            A possible bandwagon if true

                                      2. FPL Virgin
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        I think I might go there, especially if he turns up on the right. Maguire was the most attacking defender in the league last season.

                                      3. QPR expects... glory!
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        Looks like one for the watch list in the early going. Hopefully dropping in price a few times before he becomes a viable transfer 😉

                                      4. bojack
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        I think the article is spot on - let's wait and see how they start before investing. I'm sure I wasn't the only one using the phrase Fuchs sake last year 🙂

                                      5. Jafalad
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        You know full well the deal, Mark.

                                        One expensive luxury item, three items from the budget store usually priced at 4.5 and then I'll allow you one 4.0 item from the $2 shop.

                                        😉

                                      6. Lovren an elevator
                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                          I see maguire only having appeal as a defensive rotation option, but if he comes in at 5m, that ruins that!
                                          Also Lei rotate best with New and Hud? Not exwctly desirable defensive options there either.
                                          Like others here have stated, chilwell only defensive option that has an appeal if nailed, and that's a big IF

                                      7. shearer9
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                        Do a report on Mathew Ryan.

                                        1. Holmes
                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                            Relax, long way to go

                                            1. shearer9
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                              Oh I'm very relaxed Holmes, hard not to be in this weather

                                              1. bojack
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                Are all the men topless in Newcastle today?

                                                1. Gravless are for Kinnear
                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                    It's not cold enough

                                            2. Pete Campbell
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                              Strengths: Distribution (very good), Shot stopping

                                              Weaknesses: His height

                                          • Holmes
                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                              Begovic-Fabianski
                                              Bailly-Yoshida-Schlupp-Matip-HUD/NEW

                                              This will hopefully do the job 😮

                                              1. Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                  The Matip love never goes away, eh?

                                                  1. Holmes
                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                      Yeah, maybe if they can sign an exciting defender 😛

                                                  2. Lovren an elevator
                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                      I'm sorry but I just don't like it. Can I ask why Bailly and not Valencia? Literally just a price thing?

                                                  3. EVILFUK
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                    After a shocking year, paid for membership, I think for the third time. I miss those Captain Sensible articles!

                                                    1. Arn De Gothia
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                      welcome aboard

                                                  4. andy85wsm
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                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                    BREAKING: @WestHamUtd are trying to sign @Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud - Sky sources. #SSNHQ

                                                    1. feed feo
                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                        Hopefully. Be happy to get him for 8m, assume he'll be on penos.

                                                        1. Hooky
                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                            I'd guess Noble will still be on pens

                                                            1. Alan_T
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                              There's a chance he won't play regularly

                                                        2. UnitedFan
                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                            One of those that could be a decent striker option when he gets regular starts, which he obviously hasn't been getting at Arsenal. Price will be relatively kind too.

                                                            1. UnitedFan
                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Apparently the highest conversion rate in the league last season too.

                                                            2. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                              This would be nice for FPL. Increases Lanzini's appeal too. Just hope Noble does one now so either Gru/Lanzini get pens.

                                                            3. CloudSky
                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Guess the club cant function without a donkey up front.

                                                                1. Lovren an elevator
                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    Lol

                                                                2. CptCrunch OF FASHANU ZEALAN…
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                  Big Andy rumoured to leave?

                                                                3. Wilshere Knowledge
                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    West Ham really do embarass themselves.

                                                                    1. Alan_T
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                      ?

                                                                  • Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    Mbappe must be coming to Arsenal if they are willing to let go of Giroud

                                                                    1. He's A Handful Okaka
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                      You think Arsenal would spend that many shekels? I could possibly see Lacazette coming over though.

                                                                  • Lovren an elevator
                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                      Imagine giroud nailed 3rd striker....worth having a cheap midfield for, especially if Sanchez leaves PL

                                                                    • fedolefan
                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                        No way is Giroud signing for West Ham. Think there are bigger clubs in France, some who could play in the Champs League, who'll come running the moment they get a sniff.

                                                                    • Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                      A bit jealous that City are getting Dani Alves. Towards the end of his career now but still a phenomenal right back.

                                                                      1. jmcclory123
                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                          How much of a FPL option do you think he is, considering the heavy price tag likely to accompany him and Guardiola's rotation policy

                                                                          1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            If I'm not mistaken, City have released Sagna and Zabaleta. Unless they sign 2 right backs, Alves would be pretty nailed?

                                                                            One to monitor for now but it wouldn't be a surprise if he gets off to a flyer.

                                                                            1. Wilshere Knowledge
                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                Fernandinho was brilliant at right back. Wouldnt be surprised to see him reprise that role now and again when Gundogan is fit

                                                                                1. Somalion
                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    So we can expect him to reprise the role for a total of 2 matches a season, then 😉

                                                                                  • Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    Oh yeah. Maybe Fernandinho will play right back against the lesser teams like Huddersfield and Arsenal.

                                                                                    1. Wilshere Knowledge
                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                        Harsh on Huddersfield.

                                                                            2. Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Nice to see fpl god Harry Maguire back in the game

                                                                              I will be watching closely to see how he settles in and can he nail down a spot on the starting line up
                                                                              I can see him displacing Morgan who is 33 now

                                                                              1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                Be interesting to see if Alfie Mawson gets a similar move. They seem quite similar in style of play.

                                                                                1. Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                  I was just reading about Spurs considering Mawson as a Dier replacement i guess

                                                                                  I would like to reunite these two players in my fpl defense at some stage noting like a defender with a good eye for goal

                                                                                2. Lovren an elevator
                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    I was actually thinking (before this article suggested he's cost 5m) rotating maguire and mawson! Not sure what their fixtures are like but I know historically Swa/Lei have rotated well.
                                                                                    Oh well, back to the drawing board maybe

                                                                                3. speedyboyz-BALEGIUM
                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    Was a great end of the season differential, looking forward to owning him this season

                                                                                4. Heels_Over_Head
                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                  How long does FPL Virgin post here before the name needs to change to FPL Tease?

                                                                                  1. Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    FPL Slut

                                                                                5. the snazzy viking
                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    I did a simulated Premier League tournament in FIFA 17, and in that, West Brom, Huddersfield and Brighton were relegated. Man Utd were champions

                                                                                    1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                      Thank you. I can now get on with my day without worrying.

                                                                                    2. Heels_Over_Head
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                      Did Pulis get fired?

                                                                                    3. CptCrunch OF FASHANU ZEALAN…
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                      Did you give that magic eight ball a real good shake so it predicted all future transfers?

                                                                                      Did CR7 sign for Utd?

                                                                                    4. bojack
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                      I remember "replaying" Arsenal's Cup Winners Cup final defeat to Real Zaragoza on Sensible Soccer.

                                                                                      It didn't tell me much.

                                                                                  • Zlatan (C)
                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    Just back into the FPL after a well deserved holiday.

                                                                                    Triple united a must given fixtures?

                                                                                    Morata
                                                                                    Perisic
                                                                                    Lindelof

                                                                                    .........................................................................

                                                                                    1. Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                      No Ronaldo 😯

                                                                                      1. Zlatan (C)
                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                        overrated 😉

                                                                                    2. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                      Triple defence maybe...wouldn't touch offensive players.

                                                                                      1. Zlatan (C)
                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                        why? if they sign the players they are talking about Id definitely get offensive cover!

                                                                                        Dont see Ronaldo signing unfortrunatel.

                                                                                        1. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                          United have good players, I just don't expect the manager to accommodate an attacking style ... reckon they'll be very tight at the back though

                                                                                    3. UnitedFan
                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                        Pogba > Perisic

                                                                                      • speedyboyz-BALEGIUM
                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                          Double defense and Morata if you want to triple up.

                                                                                        • Pep
                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                            Not for me, Andy. Defensive options, I'd prefer wingback options in teams that play with a back 3/5 in the premium bracket. Attacking wise, City/Spurs/Chelsea/City better options

                                                                                            Fixtures on paper look good, but SWA/EVE/SOU all gave United problems last season

                                                                                            1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                ''last season'' 🙂

                                                                                                1. Pep
                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                    Do United score goals and set up in an attacking tactic? No.

                                                                                                    Do United play with 5 at the back, like Spurs (not definite) and Chelsea in particular do, offering more CS potential and more attacking potential from wingbacks? No.

                                                                                                    Are United any good for FPL? No.

                                                                                                    1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                        I'm not saying that those teams definitely won't cause them problems, Everton and Soton are definitely capable of that. But the point I'm making is that you cannot tell what next season holds based on last season.

                                                                                                        As for Mourinho's tactics, you're right, they aren't attacking. But we are still creating plenty of chances. Ibra had a poor conversion rate. It's just a matter of putting those chances away. They're small margins, which if rectified, would mean we'd have a very different perception of United attackers, especially our striker.

                                                                                                        And you're right about us not playing with WBs, but that didn't stop Valencia from producing adequate attacking returns.

                                                                                                        And to say United aren't good for FPL is simply wrong. We got the joint highest amount of clean sheets last season. What do we buy defenders for again?

                                                                                                        1. Somalion
                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                            Not necessarily saying it will happen, but people forget Mourinho is well capable of going attacking when he trusts his team.

                                                                                                            When Chelsea won the PL with him a few seasons back all of Costa, Hazard and Fabregas were great assets to have.

                                                                                                            1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                +1 The whole thing about Mourinho being defensive, while generally true, is exaggerated. People think he 'only' knows how to defend and that's it.

                                                                                                                1. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                  The bottom line for Mourinho is the result. If he knows he can attack and win 100% he'll do it but generally he will play the percentages.

                                                                                                                  1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                      Agree. But United attacking assets can be nothing to ignore. 🙂

                                                                                                      • Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                        A defender for sure. Not so sure about any of their attackers. Abundance of attackers last season and very few goals. I don't see that changing dramatically (as of now).

                                                                                                      • Lovren an elevator
                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                          Agree with the general vibe on here, United is all about defensive options.
                                                                                                          I feel Valencia is still best and worth whatever extra outlay.
                                                                                                          I will probably go for Morata though, as he'll be nailed and probably the only United attacker who is nailed (unless you count Pogba as an attacker)
                                                                                                          Morata and Valencia is enough United for me

                                                                                                      • Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                        Morata just got hitched in Venice

                                                                                                        http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/623199/Alvaro-Morata-wedding-WAG-Alice-Campello-Man-Utd-Venice-sportgalleries

                                                                                                        Lets hope the smell of sewage from that open sewer of a city does not ruin their day

                                                                                                        1. Somalion
                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                            Aye, what a disgusting place. Blight on the face of the earth.

                                                                                                            https://twoupriders.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/2-The-lights-of-Venice-Canal-at-night.jpg

                                                                                                            1. Pep
                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                Wowzer

                                                                                                              • Gnu - Bolivia Giroud
                                                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                Yuch, disgusting place.
                                                                                                                Give me a grey, litter strewn British city any day. 😉

                                                                                                                1. Somalion
                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                    I'm partial to a nice concrete jungle 😉

                                                                                                                2. Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                  I was down there last year while on a road trip with some colleagues. It was pretty but the smell and that tourist trap feel ruined it for me

                                                                                                                  One of my sisters went there on her honeymoon a few years ago and was not impressed with the place either.

                                                                                                                  1. Somalion
                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                      Shame really, when it kicks up the waterways can whiff a bit at times, but I've been twice in pretty scorching heat and luckily avoided any smells.

                                                                                                                      The tourist trap feel is unfortunately something that has grown more and more prevalent in all these places I've found. A pain but such is the way.

                                                                                                                      1. Gnu - Bolivia Giroud
                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                        Been twice myself, Once off season, once hi season and have to say I loved it.

                                                                                                                    • scootadee
                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                      was there as part of my honeymoon last month and loved it. Each to their own 🙂

                                                                                                                3. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                  Imagine his face when he sees what Manchester is like. Just ask DDG and his wife 😯

                                                                                                              • Ronny Hotdog
                                                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                Anyone here read The Numbers Game? Not much to help with FPL per se but a lot of interesting stats if you're into that kind of thing. Which we all presumably are.

                                                                                                              • Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                  Firmino's likely to be listed as a striker, no? 8.5-9.0 sound fair? I'd be considering him.

                                                                                                                  1. Jæzz! 💡 ⭐ Gabo…
                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                    Would prefer Sadio either way 🙂

                                                                                                                    1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                        I've seen people speculating Mane will be 10.0-10.5...I personally don't believe that but I wouldn't go near him at that price

                                                                                                                    2. speedyboyz-BALEGIUM
                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                        I prefer Mane at 9.0-9.5

                                                                                                                        1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                            If Mane is in that price range, he's in my team

                                                                                                                        2. bojack
                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                          I'd sooner have Mané, but hopefully at 9.5.

                                                                                                                        3. Pep
                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                            Mane and Salah in my team

                                                                                                                            1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                Both?

                                                                                                                                1. Pep
                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                    Probably, yeah

                                                                                                                                    1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                        😮

                                                                                                                              • Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                  I'm almost positive that I'll be playing a four at the back to start the season...not sure if 4-3-3, 4-4-2, or 4-5-1 though. Feel like 4-5-1 is the worst option, thoughts?

                                                                                                                                  1. bojack
                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                    Who's your defence

                                                                                                                                    1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                        See below. Aiming for Trippier, MUN(hopefully Valencia), Chelsea(hopefully Alonso), and any other 5.5 bargain (maybe Bertrand, Baines)

                                                                                                                                        1. scootadee
                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                          same with me, thinking maybe dawson in that 4th spot though.

                                                                                                                                    2. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                      Four at the back is an option I've considered on a rotation basis with lesser mids ... not too much to get excited about in the lower priced midfield.

                                                                                                                                      1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                          This. And there's better value in expensive defenders than cheap midfielders at the same price range

                                                                                                                                      2. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                          4-3-3

                                                                                                                                          4.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          6.5 6.0 5.5 5.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          10.5 8.5 8.5 4.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          10.5 8.0 8.0

                                                                                                                                          4-4-2

                                                                                                                                          4.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          7.0 6.0 5.5 5.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          10.5 8.5 8.5 6.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          10.5 9.0 4.5

                                                                                                                                          4-5-1

                                                                                                                                          4.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          6.5 6.0 5.5 5.5 4.5
                                                                                                                                          10.5 9.5 8.5 8.5 6.5
                                                                                                                                          10.5 4.5 4.5

                                                                                                                                        • UnitedFan
                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                            Going with attacking wing-backs? Seems like there's a real divide this season when it comes to defence. People look like they're going either heavy in defence with attacking WBs or going really cheap, sometimes acquiring a 4.0 option, to fund a heavy midfield and attack. I think I'm in the latter group at the moment.

                                                                                                                                            1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                I'm going to be in the former. 6.0 defenders beat any striker or midfielder for that price or lower.

                                                                                                                                                1. Pep
                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                    6,0 defenders don't beat an 8.5 attacker eg Sane, Pedro, Salah

                                                                                                                                                    1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                        I never said they did

                                                                                                                                                        1. Pep
                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                            Fairs, not sure so far but like your 442 template. Cheapies to fund heavy attack methinks tho

                                                                                                                                                            1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                Yeah 4-4-2 template seems the most balanced. Hopefully a good striker comes in at under 9.0

                                                                                                                                                        2. UnitedFan
                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                            Not completely sure what I'm going to do yet. Could go with either strategy.

                                                                                                                                                            1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                I've created some general templates (above) and it seems like a good way to spread funds with a good balance

                                                                                                                                                                1. Tommytour
                                                                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                  Apart from you can't get Kane Aguero or Sanchez which is more important I feel

                                                                                                                                                                  1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                      This.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        Of which Kane seems to be the only one with any form of assurances at the moment

                                                                                                                                                                      • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        I'd want to be starting the season with Kane and Jesus/Aguero...mjust feel they will be fire & forget options for at least a few weeks. You'd never have to worry about them as they can score in any game & crucially will always give a class-A captaincy option. After that i'm completely flexible though, aside from wanting a liverpool attacking mid the rest of the team is very open.

                                                                                                                                                                        The first half of season WC can be used to good effect here too, you could gamble on an unusual tem structure, e.g. Very heavy in defence but weighted towards attacking wingbacks in a 5-3-2 or 5-2-3

                                                                                                                                                                        4.5, 4.5
                                                                                                                                                                        6.5, 6.5, 6.0, 6.0, 5.5 (Valencia, Alonso, Trippier, Alves, Baines)
                                                                                                                                                                        10.0, 7.5, 5.5, 4.5, 4.5 (Mane, Siggy, Stanislas + benchers)
                                                                                                                                                                        12.5, 11.5, 4.5 (Kane, Kun/Jesus + bench fodder)

                                                                                                                                                                2. RedLightning - Doubles, Bla…
                                                                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                  • Has Moderation Rights
                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                  You'll probably have to pay more than 6.0 to beat Stanislas.

                                                                                                                                                                  Zaha and Phillips are other options, but difficult to find any decent strikers at that price.

                                                                                                                                                            2. _sidney_will
                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                What are you gonna do when the fixtures turn for the worse? Feel it'll work for the first 6-8 GW's but then unless you're going to play you're wildcard you'll be stuffed. One Bench Fodder is fine but 3 is too many imo. As there not going to deliver many/if any points. Feel you're better spreading the value as a 10.5m & 4.5m combined will tend to get way less points than an 8.5m & 6.5m combined.

                                                                                                                                                              • scootadee
                                                                                                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                points per million would have these premium defenders way on top wouldn't it?

                                                                                                                                                            3. Ziroᶻ
                                                                                                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                              I really admire the passion of many on here who persist with making their squads at specific price points and post them.

                                                                                                                                                              I can't be arsed until the prices come out. What will you do for the 1 month then if you are going to finish up now with the squad?

                                                                                                                                                              1. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                                                                                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                tinkering is the best bit

                                                                                                                                                              2. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                  I like to give myself general templates so it's easier to figure out how I will be spreading my funds. Also, generally we overestimate on players, meaning that I could usually have 1.0 or 1.5 more than my predictions for how much my squad would cost

                                                                                                                                                                  1. bojack
                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                    I think people generally estimate the cost to fit what they want. I've seen people suggest Lukaku will be

                                                                                                                                                                    1. Lawrø ⭐
                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        WHAT A CLIFFHANGER

                                                                                                                                                                        1. Lawrø ⭐
                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                            What will he be?!? What will he be?!?

                                                                                                                                                                            1. scootadee
                                                                                                                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                              🙂 🙂

                                                                                                                                                                          • Ziroᶻ
                                                                                                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                            😆

                                                                                                                                                                            1. bojack
                                                                                                                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                              Drum roll.........

                                                                                                                                                                              1. Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                  *dies*

                                                                                                                                                                      • Gravless are for Kinnear
                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                          I've noticed that the coolest dudes don't do RMT

                                                                                                                                                                          1. BrooklynGooner
                                                                                                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                            But we do link to our teams in our profiles.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                          A very good tactic i only learned last year how effective it was - leave your opening day squad with about 5.0-6.0 spare budget, more if you can. It's so hard to predict who will do well it leaves great flexibility for GW2 & GW3 without needing to do a WC

                                                                                                                                                                          1. mynameisq
                                                                                                                                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                              Good shout, as someone who has used his wildcard early 3 years running that sounds like a solid plan. Then again 2/3 years I ended up with a good score so who knows

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kuntheman(c)-★Balegium★
                                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                Good luck making a team with a 94.0 budget, especially this season

                                                                                                                                                                                1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                  That's the beauty of the tactic, it also increases your odds of finding the cut price 4.5-5.5 attackers who goes large in the first few weeks & gets a massive price as the masses panic buy - because by default you have to pick more from that bracket. You can still afoord to start with Kane & a City striker & leave ~6.0m budget spare so you are never more than 1 transfer away from any player in the game.

                                                                                                                                                                                  It's so much more flexible than being locked into a squad that's used your 100.0m & if 5 or 6 of your inital front 7 have a quiet 3 weeks (Very possible) you have limited options other than wildcarding or grinding it out over international breaks etc.

                                                                                                                                                                              • speedyboyz-BALEGIUM
                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                  Very difficult to have a good squad with that budget,especially with so many players set to receive price hikes.

                                                                                                                                                                              • Slouch87
                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                  Spot on Ziro - complete waster of time.

                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                    All a matter of opinion though, right? 😉

                                                                                                                                                                              • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                                                                                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                Only 21 more sleeps till FPL opens! Then only 32 sleeps till opening day fixtures!
                                                                                                                                                                                That's a long time 🙁

                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                    Bookmarked

                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Lawrø ⭐
                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                      Hey mate, I saw one of your conversations from yesterday... if you're still interested in that thing with the thing, drop me a line at:

                                                                                                                                                                                      lawroffn@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                      1. FPL Kangaroo
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                        Oh what's going on here? Sounds dodgy 😉

                                                                                                                                                                                1. Pete Campbell
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                  If Giroud goes to West Ham, he is the first name on my team sheet.

                                                                                                                                                                                  1. BrooklynGooner
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                    Would be curious to see how he does with a less-good side behind him, but he does have a knack for getting on the end of things that is not just all down to Arsenal.

                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Pete Campbell
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                      I think all he needs to be a perfect FPL player is assured minutes and his price won't be sky high.

                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Hooky
                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                      I'd consider him if he goes there but can't imagine a time he would ever be the first name on my teamsheet!

                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Alan_T
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                        Pretty much this. He'll be a good option, but first name seems utter madness 😉

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pep
                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                        Lol no way - that club can't seem to function without a donkey up front

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lovren an elevator
                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          Kane, Morata, Giroud.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Do I dare to dream?

                                                                                                                                                                                        • scootadee
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          agreed

                                                                                                                                                                                        • FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          Looks promising but price may be an issue if trying to fit in Kane and Jesus too. A wait and see for me.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Jammy
                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          Hope Liverpool sign Aubameyang great player.

                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                            Lol yeah he wants the move but I don't see this ever happening.

                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Lawrø ⭐
                                                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                Wait, wait, wait... Aubameyang wants to come to Liverpool? Evidence?

                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Lawrø ⭐
                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                      😆

                                                                                                                                                                                            2. chapelle
                                                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                Minnows Pakistan absolutely destroying India!

                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Gravless are for Kinnear
                                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                    What if it starts raining? Will it end as a draw? And where is Dickwella?

                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Adam West
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                      The players will get wet .

                                                                                                                                                                                                2. Alan_T
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aside from obvious contenders Sanchez and Kane, who do you think will be the 5 top scoring FPL players next season?

                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Dreams - Bolivia Giroud
                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ozil, Mane, Pedro, Lukaku and Kdb.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Lovren an elevator
                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                          All really interesting!
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief summary of why each of these?

                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Alan_T
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                        My main 4 are...

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Alli
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mane
                                                                                                                                                                                                        KDB
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lukaku

                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Ramboros
                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hazard, Eriksen, Özil, Agüero and Lukaku

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • amcgilp
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Aguero, Hazard, Alli, KDB and C Ronaldo 😉

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • speedyboyz-BALEGIUM
                                                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jesus, Morata, Eriksen, Lukaku, Mane

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ronaldo
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mbappe
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jesus

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • _sidney_will
                                                                                                                                                                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mane
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ozil
                                                                                                                                                                                                              De Bruyne
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Aguero
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lukaku

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Net Gains
                                                                                                                                                                                                              10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                              For pure comedy value, who would you want Southampton to appoint as their new manager?

                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. Adam West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Alan Partridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Net Gains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    He'd probably do better than Alan Pardew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. FC Lackless [BALEGIUM]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Matthew Newberry ?

                                                                                                                                                                                                              2. Jacky boy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  When will great expectations articles come on ffs ? Can't wait for dawson's one

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Adam West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    How would I know ? . The mods never announce when an article is going to be released

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Jacky boy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        It has some date ranges maybe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Adam West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nope . Mark said it was coming earlier but that's all I know

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Ziroᶻ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      They misplaced the domain name and published it at a separate url. Find the link in the tweet below:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      https://twitter.com/OfficialFPL/status/876133612101480448

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Optimus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Just had a Fruit Pastilles Lolly for the first time.. It looked good but it tasted awful, very disappointed 🙂

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tangled twister ftw

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Ziroᶻ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lollies are for kids no?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Adam West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ice lollies or just regular lollies ?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Optimus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I am a kid

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Ziroᶻ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In case you travel back in time a few decades you might well be.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Optimus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            😉

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Net Gains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What's going on with Salah. Do you guys want him or not?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Optimus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Supposedly he has agreed personal terms so I'm just waiting for City the steal him any day now

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UnitedFan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          +1 for Tangle Twisters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Optimus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Do they still make Fat Frogs?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I've never heard of those, so probably not. What were they like?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Looks like I missed out on something special.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Somalion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      F**king glorious.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      They make an alcoholic fat frog drink now, tastes just like the ice pop

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. UnitedFan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          It seems I haven't lived.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Optimus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Time to but some popsicle sticks 🙂

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I know of the fat frog drinks alright, I remember been robbed buying them for the ladies 😀

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I dont think so i used to love them when i was a kid

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I am a Brunch or Iceburger man myself

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Optimus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brunch is a solid choice, probably 2nd for me

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Ógie of Messidonia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ireland should leave the EU if we are going to lose Iceburgers imo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.independent.ie/business/brexit/hbs-iceberger-is-latest-casualty-of-brexit-35584273.html

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      First Fatfrogs now this what is the world coming to?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gubbins94.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Mexico team is crazily similar to the 2010 team.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ochoa, Moreno, Salcido, Guadrado, Dos Santos, Vela and Chicharito all big parts of both teams. Even Rafa Marquez is still on the bench

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • TorresMagic™
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Portugal 2-1