Scout Notes

Lacazette grabs brace for Arsenal as King and Gray show FPL credentials

Alexandre Lacazette furthered his case for inclusion in our Fantasy squads – and Unai Emery’s starting XI – with a brace off the bench in Arsenal’s 5-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday.

Bournemouth and Watford both played two matches in as many days, meanwhile, although Eddie Howe’s side and the Hornets had contrasting fortunes.

Our next instalment of Scout Notes from the weekend’s action rounds up the goals, assists, team news, injuries and tactical talking points from these five pre-season friendlies.

ARSENAL 5-1 PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN

  • Goals: Mesut Ozil (£8.5m), Alexandre Lacazette x2 (£9.5m), Rob Holding (£4.5m), Eddie Nketiah
  • Assists: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m), Emile Smith-Rowe, Rob Holding, Reiss Nelson (£4.5m) x2

Arsenal put a youthful PSG side to the sword in Singapore over the weekend, with four goals from the Gunners in the last 25 minutes adding some gloss to an otherwise well-contested match.

Unai Emery had selected a strong starting XI for this International Champions Cup match, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) leading the line – rather than being deployed out wide – and Alexandre Lacazette (£9.5m) watching on from the bench. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (£7.0m) and Alexi Iwobi (£5.5m) flanked the Gabonese striker, with Mesut Ozil (£8.5m) playing as the most advanced midfielder in the central three.

Ozil, captaining the Arsenal side a week after his retirement from international football, put Emery’s troops ahead on 13 minutes after tapping home an Aubameyang centre.

Gianluigi Buffon, one of only three senior players in the PSG line-up, then denied Iwobi and Aubameyang as Arsenal pressed their advantage, although Bernd Leno (£5.0m) was called into action several times as Emery’s former employers hit back.

The French side levelled after the break, with Christopher Nkunku converting a spot-kick after the impressive Timothy Weah had been hauled down by Sead Kolisinac (£5.0m).

Aaron Ramsey (£7.5m) had replaced Mohamed Elneny (£4.5m) in the centre of the park at half-time, while Lacazette’s second-half arrival for Iwobi meant that Aubameyang switched out onto the flank to accommodate the French substitute.

Lacazette scored his first from an Emile Smith-Rowe cross and nodded in his second four minutes later from a recycled corner-kick.

Rob Holding (£4.5m), who had flicked the ball onto Lacazette for the Frenchman’s second strike, then found the net himself with a looping header from a Reiss Nelson (£4.5m) corner. Nelson claimed a second assist for Eddie Nketiah’s stoppage-time goal.

While Emery’s side ostensibly lined up in a 4-3-3, the Gunners’ shape often resembled a 4-2-3-1 in attack, with the excellent Ozil playing well ahead of the double pivot.

Speaking of the German midfielder’s role, Emery said:

We want to give him and our players the position they feel most comfortable in on the pitch. He started today at No 10 with Matteo (Guendouzi) and Mohamed (Elneny) behind him. The first one would go up and then find him between the lines, or sometimes Mkhitaryan. When we do have the ball, we can press with the striker and a No 10 almost like a 4-4-2 in a press. It depends because Mesut can play on the right and go inside, driving in to open up space for the right back. We want to find a space for him and the other players where they can use their qualities through good positioning.

That high press is something of a work in progress, as Emery himself acknowledged:

It’s the first match for Mesut, Eleny and Iwobi. Tactically, we’ve been working all week in training and watching movies. The first idea we are working on is without the ball and the right place to be pressing. I am happy with how the players played for the first time for these three players.

Granit Xhaka (£5.5m) and new signing Lucas Torreira (£5.0m) were among the World Cup participants still missing for the Gunners, although budget midfielder Matteo Guendouzi‘s (£4.5m) superb performance in front of the back four was worthy of note.

ARSENAL (4-3-3): Leno (Martinez 46)’; Bellerin, Sokratis (Chambers 63′), Mustafi (Holding 63′), Kolasinac (Maitland-Niles 73′); Guendouzi (Willock 73′), Elneny (Ramsey 46′), Ozil (Smith-Rowe 63′); Mkhitaryan (Nelson 63′), Aubameyang (Nketiah 63′), Iwobi (Lacazette 46′)

STEVENAGE 0-1 WATFORD | BRENTFORD 1-2 WATFORD

  • Goals: Andre Gray x2 (£6.0m), own-goal
  • Assists: Roberto Pereyra (£6.0m)

Andre Gray‘s (£6.0m) tally for pre-season reached three as the Watford striker grabbed the winning goals in their away friendlies against Stevenage and Brentford over the weekend.

Gray came off the bench to nod home Roberto Pereyra‘s (£6.0m) cross in the 1-0 victory over Stevenage, before capitalising on a dreadful kick out from Brentford goalkeeper Daniel Bentley to fire home the winner at Griffin Park a day later.

The Hornets were earlier indebted to a comical own goal from Brentford’s Henrik Dalsgaard to bring the scores level, after Ollie Watkins had pounced on a Ben Foster (£4.5m) parry to tap the home side into the lead.

Budget midfielder Ken Sema (£5.0m) looks to be a possible beneficiary of Richarlison’s transfer to Everton, with the Swedish winger being the only Watford player to start both of the Hornets’ pre-season matches over the weekend.

Rather than lining up on the left side of the midfield four, however, Sema was stationed as an inverted winger on the opposite flank in Javi Gracia’s 4-4-2 formation.

Gracia’s pre-season tendency to field inverted wingers has opened up the gaps for Watford’s full-backs to overlap in attack, and Daryl Janmaat (£5.0m), Jose Holebas (£4.5m), Adam Masina (£4.5m) and Marc Navarro (£4.5m) were all prominent threats going forward. Each one of this quartet was given a start at the weekend and the final summer friendly against Sampdoria next weekend should provide Fantasy managers with some clues as to which full-backs Gracia intends to select for the Gameweek 1 match against Brighton.

Nathaniel Chalobah (£4.5m), Abdoulaye Doucoure (£6.0m) and Gerard Deulofeu (£5.5m) were all missing from the weekend’s matches and Gracia provided an update on the absent midfield trio after the Stevenage fixture:

Gerard and Chalobah finished last season injured and in this moment they are not available yet. In the next week I suppose they can be with the team. Doucoure, as well, feels some pain. He needs to rest for a couple of days and I think in the next week he will be ready.

Holebas picked up a knock in the win at Griffin Park and was replaced at half-time, but Gracia has stated that the substitution was only a precautionary one:

I do not know what happened, he felt pain today after the first half and I thought I’d rather change him [than risk further injury]. In this moment, I don’t know, but it is only a little thing.

WATFORD v Stevenage (4-4-2): Gomes; Navarro (Janmaat 61′), Prodl (Cathcart 61′), Mariappa (Britos 61′), Masina (Holebas 61)’; Hughes, Rodwell (Charles 61′), Wilmot (Capoue 61′), Sema (Pereyra 61′); Jakubiak (Success 61′), Deeney (Gray 61′)

WATFORD v Brentford (4-4-2): Foster; Janmaat (Navarro 60′), Kabasele (Prodl 60′), Britos (Mariappa 60′), Holebas (Masina 46′); Pereyra, Charles (Rodwell 60′), Capoue (Wilmot 60′), Sema (Jakubiak 60′); Success, Gray (Deeney 60′)

BRISTOL CITY 1-1 BOURNEMOUTH | NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2-0 BOURNEMOUTH

  • Goals: Josh King (£6.5m)
  • Assists: None

Like Watford, Bournemouth also faced a double-header of friendlies over the weekend but had little joy in their two encounters with Championship opposition.

Josh King (£6.5m) fired home the opening goal in the 1-1 draw at Ashton Gate, after the City backline had failed to clear a Tyrone Mings (£4.5m) long ball. Jermain Defoe (£6.0m) missed an excellent chance for the Cherries in the first half, while Steve Cook (£4.5m) underlined his aerial threat from set pieces with a late header that went close.

Andreas Weimann tapped in the equaliser for the hosts.

Eleven changes were made for the trip to Forest a day later, with the Cherries’ defensive frailties being exposed once again.

Charlie Daniels (£4.5m) lost Tendayi Darikwa for the hosts’ opener, with the Forest winger tapping in a low cross from inside the six-yard box.

Daniels, who faces a serious challenge to his starting place from new signing Diego Rico (£4.5m), was then shrugged off the ball by Gil Dias for Forest’s second.

Budget midfielders David Brooks (£5.0m) and Ryan Fraser (£5.5m) were lively presences in the Bournemouth attack, with Fraser entrusted with set-piece duties.

Brad Smith was withdrawn from the Cherries’ team in the match against Bristol City but boss Eddie Howe has since played down the severity of the defender’s injury.

BOURNEMOUTH v Bristol City (4-4-1-1): Begovic; A Smith, S Cook, Mings, B Smith (Dobre 83′); Surman, L Cook, Ibe, Pugh; King; Defoe (Mahoney 73′)

BOURNEMOUTH v Nottingham Forest (4-4-1-1): Boruc; Francis, Ake, Simpson, Daniels; Brooks (Mahoney 77′), Arter, Gosling, Fraser; Mousset; Wilson (Hyndman 70′)

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  1. Edge
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    I think I've boiled it down to the following three slight variants. Any feedback/prefernces chaps?

    A) Stronger mid –
    Ederson
    Robertson Ward Cédric
    Mané* Salah Mahrez Richarlison
    Wood* Agüero Arnautovic
    (Hamer, Ward, Wan-Bissaka, 4m)

    B) Stronger attack –
    Ederson
    Robertson Ward Cédric
    Jota* Salah Mahrez Richarlison
    Lacazette* Agüero Arnautovic
    (Hamer, Ward, Wan-Bissaka, 4m)

    C) More rounded –
    Ederson
    Robertson Ward Coleman
    Mkhi* Salah Mahrez Richarlison
    Zaha* Agüero Arnautovic
    (Hamer, Ward, Wan-Bissaka, Cédric*)

    1. Fplnoobies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      We have very similar thoughts. I like the more rounded one. We have the exact same attack and gk.

      Mid and def is below:
      Robertson-davies-burnely
      Salah-mane-jota-richardlison.

      I dont like mkhi's first 2 games. And i dont mind davies not nailed with cedric coming off the bench.

    2. Paulinho14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      like C the best

  2. Finnish Fish
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Is Jazz Richards (Cardiff, 4.0) now an option as Peltier seems to be injured? He has rotated with Peltier as a right back in pre season so far. So should be first choice now?

    1. Nose for baps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 15 days ago

      How long is Peltier expected to be out?

    2. chilli con kone
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Its concussion. Shouldn't keep him out that long and I wouldn't be surprised if he is still ready for GW1 in 2 weeks or so

  3. Glory Glory Man Utd.
    3 months, 15 days ago

    I think my squad formation below ensures I will finish in the top 1% of players on FPL. Balance throughout the squad. What do you think?

    Fabianski

    Alonso-Otamendi-Bellerin-Azpilicueta

    Gross-Eriksen-Salah-De Bruyne

    Zaha-Arnautovic

    1. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Top 1% is pretty meh,you would want to be aiming higher than that.

    2. Bad Kompany
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Looks great but I would only trust salah with the captaincy if I had that team, even in the harder games. He still did well in those games though

    3. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Impressive. How many times have you been in the top 1% before?

    4. Nose for baps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Is top 50k not the average here, or was it top 30k? Why would anyone want be average? Besides those who consider themselves below average, naturally 😉

    5. Gregg Wallace
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Not sure I would call a super heavy defence & lack of premium striker balanced

    6. chilli con kone
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Gross has horrible fixtures, KDB wont play GW1, Alonso is a normal fullback now so wont get the numbers he was and could be under threat from Emerson. Bellerin also has horrid first 2. I like the front 2 and Eriksen but but not much else sorry.

    7. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      A decent Ghost Team in the making 😉

  4. Stoichkov#8
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Ederson • Button
    Robertson • xxx • xxx • Cedric • WB
    Salah • Mahrez • Richarlison • Jota • Gunnarsson
    Aguero • Arnautovic • xxx

    a) PVA, Bailly/Mee, Zaha
    b) Tomkins, 4.5 def, Firmino

    1. chilli con kone
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      B if Firmino plays GW1

      Otherwise A

  5. Hart-ake
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    How does this look?

    Foster (Fabs)
    Robertson Chilwell Tomkins (Peltier Wan-b)
    Salah Eriksen DSilva Jota (Cairney)
    Auba Arnie Zaha

    1. Stoichkov#8
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      peltier injured, silva will be rotated pep said, rest fine

  6. Wijnaldum FC
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Best £6.0mil mid?

    1. Stoichkov#8
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      schurrle

    2. chilli con kone
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Find the 0.5. Lots more options in that bracket

      Or get a 5.0 i.e Cairney, Ralls, Hughes etc and use the 1 mil elsewhere

    3. Brosstan
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      mooy

  7. Kibby96
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Please rmt? Feel like im lacking a big hitter but I like to spread the cash more...

    DDG stek
    OTA ROBBO ALONSO bednarek wanbisak
    ERIK RICHA PEDRO SANE delafau
    AUBA ZAHA ARNIE

    1. Bad Kompany
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Captaincy?

    2. Adams6
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I don't like Alonso in a flat back 4. I'm not sure Sarri will either.

  8. MysticMac17
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 15 days ago

    I'm slowly coming round to the idea of picking Kane for gameweek 1. Like most people, I had Auba as my premium striker, but I don't see the sense in it as much as others considering how tough Arsenal's opening two games are, and also there is a strong likelihood Auba will be starting as a left winger and Lacazette up front.

    Besides Kane, are people considering Morata as an option (assuming Higuain does not arrive)? Sarri seems to like him

    1. Sweez
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Morata came into my mind since 2-3 days , but i'm waiting for him to be confirmed in the next friendly..

  9. Jedi_Reed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    What are the thoughts on a Burnley double up in defence? I know there's the Europa League to consider, but they'd be good fire and forget options for the opening run of fixtures.

    In my team at the moment, it would be the difference between a Patricio (or another 4.5 keeper) Mendy and Cedric, versus Ederson Ward and Tark. The latter definitely feels a lot more secure.

    1. Nose for baps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Risky. They were conceding much more later in the season, also scoring more though.

  10. BON
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    What advice would you give to someone trying to save their wildcard until around the Christmas schedule?

    Look at fixtures up to first 10 GWs? Have a slightly stronger bench than base price? Avoid punty players for GW1?

    Anything else you would suggest?

    1. Rotation
      3 months, 15 days ago

      My advice would be to not get stuck with a plan.

      If your team needs a WC beforehand, use it.

      Having a WC is a nice idea, but it's a luxury, and if you'll do your team more harm than good if you blindly stick by it.

      Best of luck 😉

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Be patient, pick nailed players and plan ahead

    3. Stoichkov#8
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      - balanced team (2 above 9.0 mids and one 11.0 striker)
      - good plan to get big hitters in mid and in attack
      - prepare to make few more hits than usually
      - dont get rotation risk players or any 4.0 (maybe just Wan Bissaka)
      - start with Salah

    4. chilli con kone
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Why do you want to save it anyway??

    5. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I'm saving 1.5 mill so that I can be more flexible in responding and so avoid hits. Going triple BOU to start.

  11. Sweez
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Hi guys , how many chance is there for Firmino to start gw 1 ? I've read that Sturridge might start in gw 1 . What the latest news about this ?

    1. hewittj1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      It's looking unlikely Firmino will start currently. He's not played any minutes in pre-season friendlies yet. Could well be front 3 of Mane, Salah + possibly Shaqiri

      1. Sweez
        3 months, 15 days ago

        ok thanks !

      2. Sweez
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Keita becomes more interesting then , imo .

        1. hewittj1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Yea, potentially. Looks very nailed on and a potential source of assists maybe the odd goal.

  12. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Afternoon lads, need some help deciding which option is better to start with.

    A. Eriksen Mahrez Hughes
    B. KDB Mkhi Richarlison

    Cheers

    1. hewittj1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I don't like either personally although I think A is best as KDB very likely to miss the start of the season

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Cheers for the reply. What/who don’t you like?

    2. Spurred_On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      A

    3. Y26 Royal
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I like A

  13. VinMar
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Check it...

    Heaton (Speroni)

    Robbo.....Mendy......Cedric (Wan-Bissaka, Peltier)

    Salah....Mahrez....Mane....Richarlison (Stephens)

    Aguero....Arnie....Wood

    1. hewittj1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I think it's a good team. only weakness is the bench (4.0 gk, 4.0 def, 4.0 def, 4.5 mid)

      1. VinMar
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Realised it doesn't add up, would have to be Ederson + Burnely def instead

  14. hewittj1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    First RMT of the new season. I've done lots of tinkering and I am currently decided on the following. All feedback welcome, thanks!
    Looking forward for the new season. I think WC gives us a big advantage over our rivals this year.

    Ederson, Speroni
    Robertson, Coleman, Cedric, Daniels, Wan-Bissaka
    Salah, Mane, Mahrez, Neves, Stephens
    Aubameyang, Tosun, Zaha

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Same structure as my team with a few different players. I like it

  15. Auboomerang
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Ozil should be nailed right?

    1. hewittj1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      looks like it yes. look at the hot topics on the homepage, "Deulofale" just did a review

  16. CamperDudes
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Is an attacking trio of Zaha, Firmino and Arnie suitable with a midfield of Eriksen, Salah, Milivojevic, Richarlison and Romeu behind it?

    1. Y26 Royal
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      It looks ok but the problem would be if Auba or Aguero kick off straight away you'd struggle to get em in. Have one and you can easily swap for the other if needed.

  17. bigdaveswfc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Started the day with one team, half way through it have a completely new one 🙂

    Please rate this...

    Ederson (Speroni)
    Trippier, Ward, Mendy (Cedric, Tomkins)
    Salah, Shaquiri, Pogba, Jorginho, De Bruyne,
    Firmino, Tosun (Kamara)

    Weak bench I know.

    1. Girth Brooks
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Pogba, KdB, Trippier, Shaqiri all iffy to start gw1 + Jorginho had something like 2 goals in 100+ appearances not an FPL option imo

  18. Lovren an elevator
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Anyone else starting to think Barkley could be a great option at just 6m this season? Sarri likes his midfield 2 who sit in front of jorginho, to bomb forward and double up with the front wide men, not really a style Fabregas is synonymous with, only really RLC and Barkely in the Chelsea squad who can play that way (unless I really shouldn't be overlooking drinkwater?!) It looks like one of Kante and jorginho can play at once, fab or bakayoko could take the other spot but still a good chance it could be Barkely AND RLC, but if not, I think Barkley takes that starting spot. Which means he could look t9 play similarly to his good season with Everton a couple of years ago

    1. Andy_Social
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Gotta be RLC for me. Can't see any reason to play Bark ahead if him.

      1. Lovren an elevator
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        So you think RLC could be nailed? I hope so

    2. SW6
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Surely both Kante and Jorginho will start. He can't bench either of them

      1. Lovren an elevator
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Originally I thought the same. And I guess they both could be but one would be playing in a different role from what they're used to, unless ofcourse sarri just changes his style of play slightly? Either way, he will create a Hamsik role that will need to be filled, I can only imagine by either RLC or Barkley. You have any ideas on this?

      2. Kopkloppers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        I think they bought Jorginho because Kante going to Paris and Bako not good enough

    3. MysticMac17
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Theres no way one of Kante or Jorginho will be benched, they will be playing alongside each other.

      1. Andy_Social
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Exactly. Jorg and Kante will be an impassable partnership. It's Baka and Drinkie who are surplus to requirements.

        1. Andy_Social
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          I expect the midfield to be Jorg, Kante and RLC with Fabregas as impact sub.

          1. Andy_Social
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            If I'm right, RLC will be a great differential. It might also require Kante to play a bit further forward which could mean he pops up with assists. Watch how Sarri tweaks Chelsea closely!

  19. CamperDudes
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Okay, chose between A and B please 🙂 :

    A) Salah, Zaha (and no City midfield for start of season)
    B) Mane, Auba (Mane to Sane after GW 3)

  20. Sadio
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Demarai Gray at 5.5 - talk me off of starting with him.

    1. Y26 Royal
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Had him in my team a while back but feels like too much of a punt. Wait and see with him i reckon. Cheap enough to get in easily if he starts well.

    2. Sweez
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Demarai ( i love his name ) was one of the first players i added in my team , but he's out since some days , i feel Will Hughes is safer to start with .

  21. Whazza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Anyone else feel Deulofeu is about to smash it? (cool)

    1. Paulinho14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      not so sure. Actually think Watford will struggle

  22. BON
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    I think Pogba 8.0, Mkhitaryan 7.0 and Pedro 6.5 could all outperform their price this season.

    1. Andy_Social
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Pogba's relationship with Mou is precarious
      Mkhi not nailed
      Pedro not nailed

      1. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        How the hell do you know what Jose's relationship is with any of his players?Are you an insider at Carrington training ground or something?

        1. Andy_Social
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Calm down petal. I read, is all.

          1. Ógie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Yeah you read what some gutter journalist is crapping out as some click bait and then take it as fact.

            Don't believe everything you read.

            1. Brosstan
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              Jose wouldnt even congratulate Pogba on the WC win, instead took it as an opportunity to whine about his lack of work ethic at United. Its bleeding obvious their relationship is in the gutter.

  23. Paulinho14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    A) Eriksen+Martial
    B) Sanchez+Richarlison

    Martial would become Pogba or Lingard as soon as they are back.

    Help a friend out

    1. Lovren an elevator
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      B anyway for me. I'd optimistic about Sanchez this season, proper nailed on and may find himself playing upfront alot

  24. QPRTerry
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Quick question....

    Aguero or Auba?

    1. Sweez
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Kun

  25. Sweez
    3 months, 15 days ago

    First RMT post i make here , but please be critical 🙂

    Foster
    Robbo , Davies , Tomkins
    Salah , Mané , Richarlison , Pedro , Hughes
    Kun, King

    * bench : Fabianski , Lowton , Arnie , WanBissaka

    * 0.5 itb , i plan to do Davies -> Kolasinac & Pedro-> Ramsey after gw 2
    * not sure which 2 players to start with in gw 1 from the quartet Hughes / Lowton / Arnie / Tomkins
    * Tomkins -> Bertrand ? as i have 0.5 left to spend... other options are wolcome too.
    * gk : Foster a better pick then Begovic to rotate with Fab ? As Salah owner i feel i need to keep gk costs the lowest possible.

  26. OneMan
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Will Ramsey go to Chelsea ?

  27. MysticMac17
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 15 days ago

    I have set up FPL Draft that starts in 20 minutes. Feel free to join. Trying to get up to 15 others to join.

    The code for the league is 144269-37826.