Pre-Season

How many pre-season minutes each FPL option has played – Part 2

Fantasy Premier League managers can view the results of our pre-season research by reading another batch of minute counters.

That way you will find it easier to pick players for your squad who are the most likely to be involved for their respective clubs.

We’ve collated the game-time of every player over July and August and can bring you the numbers for the second five clubs in this part two.

If you don’t see a player’s name included it means they have played zero minutes. Furthermore, there are some players who have been involved enough in pre-season for us to draw attention to them, even if they haven’t been added to the game yet.

CHECK OUT PART ONE HERE

CHELSEA

Chelsea played five pre-season fixtures this summer. Four of them were friendlies while they were also involved in the Community Shield final last weekend. The maximum possible number of minutes that could have been accrued by one of their players was 450.

Goalkeepers

  • Marcin Bulka – 221 minutes
  • Willy Caballero (£5.0m) – 213 minutes
  • Rob Green – 16 minutes

The signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.5m) is expected to supersede anything we’ve learned about the secondary goalkeepers at Chelsea this summer. Caballero was preferred for the Community Shield and could be chosen for Gameweek 1 if Kept is not considered ready.

Defenders

  • David Luiz (£5.5m) – 289 minutes
  • Marcos Alonso (£6.5m) – 278 minutes
  • Ethan Ampadu (£4.5m) – 226 minutes [MIDFIELDER IN FPL]
  • Davide Zappacosta (£5.5m) – 219 minutes
  • Cesar Azpilicueta (£6.5m) – 214 minutes
  • Antonio Rudiger (£6.0m) – 195 minutes
  • Emerson Palmieri (£5.5m) – 172 minutes
  • Andreas Christensen (£5.5m) – 145 minutes
  • Gary Cahill (£5.5m) – 16 minutes

No Chelsea defender played more minutes than David Luiz over the summer, setting him up for a Gameweek 1 start. Alonso and Azpilicueta were used enough times in the summer for them to be assured of a place in the full-back positions, as they also played the full 90 at Wembley. In theory Ampadu has played enough in pre-season to warrant a start but Antonio Rudiger is the more senior and also played at Wembley.

Midfielders

  • Jorginho (£5.0m) – 334 minutes
  • Ross Barkley (£6.0m) – 320 minutes
  • Pedro (£6.5m) – 279 minutes
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi (£4.5m) – 271 minutes
  • Cesc Fabregas (£6.5m) – 240 minutes
  • Danny Drinkwater (£5.0m) – 179 minutes
  • Tiemoue Bakayoko (£5.0m) – 161 minutes
  • Victor Moses (£6.0m) – 132 minutes [DEFENDER IN FPL]
  • Willian (£7.5m) – 99 minutes
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£5.5m) – 71 minutes
  • N’Golo Kante (£5.0m) – 31 minutes
  • Eden Hazard (£10.5m) – 22 minutes

It is no surprise to see Jorginho as the most-used Chelsea midfielder in pre-season. The former Napoli man arrives at Stamford Bridge clearly favoured by new manager Maurizio Sarri after they worked together in Italy. Barkley was not far behind him and is expected to play an important role in the central midfield trio. Pedro and Hudson-Odoi have the advantage on the wings in terms of minutes played, and they also started there for the Community Shield. How long-term that will prove with Moses, Willian and Hazard now back remains to be seen.

Forwards

  • Alvaro Morata (£9.0m) – 257 minutes
  • Tammy Abraham (£5.5m) – 171 minutes
  • Olivier Giroud (£8.0m) – 22 minutes

Despite failing to impress in pre-season, Morata looks to still be the number one for now, simply based on how often he was used. Giroud will start to put pressure on that fairly soon now that he is back in match action.

CRYSTAL PALACE

Crystal Palace played seven first-team friendlies over the summer. The maximum number of minutes that could have been played by one of their players was 630.

Goalkeepers

  • Vicente Guaita (£4.5m) – 360 minutes
  • Wayne Hennessey (£4.5m) – 225 minutes
  • Julian Speroni (£4.0m) – 45 minutes

New signing Guaita appears to have won out in the fight for the Crystal Palace number one spot. He played the full 90 minutes in the final two friendlies to take him past Hennessey’s game-time for pre-season.

Defenders

  • Mamadou Sakho (£5.0m) – 373 minutes
  • James Tomkins (£4.5m) – 373 minutes
  • Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£4.0m) – 366 minutes
  • Patrick van Aanholt (£5.5m) – 326 minutes
  • Joel Ward (£4.5m) – 290 minutes
  • Jairo Riedewald (£4.5m) – 283 minutes
  • Pape Souaré (£4.5m) – 268 minutes
  • Martin Kelly (£4.0m) – 167 minutes

Palace have one of the most settled back-fours of the Premier League going into Gameweek 1. It’s largely the same as it was towards the end of last season with Sakho and Tomkins the most-used at centre-back and van Aanholt and Wan-Bissaka the most frequently deployed full-backs over the summer.

Midfielders

  • James McArthur (£5.0m) – 354 minutes
  • Jeffrey Schlupp (£4.5m) – 352 minutes [DEFENDER IN FPL]
  • Sullay Kaikai (£4.5m) – 331 minutes
  • Andros Townsend (£6.0m) – 294 minutes
  • Jason Puncheon (£4.5m) – 279 minutes
  • Jonny Williams – 169 minutes
  • Luka Milivojevic (£6.5m) – 135 minutes

McArthur is probably the most secure of a start after being the most-used midfielder in pre-season. Schlupp could still feature on the left wing, as he has done extensively in pre-season, but his place is at risk from potential new signings up front.

Forwards

  • Alexander Sørloth (£5.0m) – 358 minutes
  • Wilfried Zaha (£7.0m) – 302 minutes
  • Christian Benteke (£6.5m) – 135 minutes
  • Conor Wickham (£5.0m) – 78 minutes

Sørloth has been the most-used forward of pre-season but that was largely due to Benteke’s injury. With the later now returning to fitness his lack of game-time may not be as much of a hindrance to a Gameweek 1 start. Some reinforcements are expected in this area too.

EVERTON

Everton played seven pre-season matches this summer. The maximum number of minutes that it was possible for one of their players to accrue was 630.

Goalkeepers

  • Maarten Stekelenburg (£4.0m) – 585 minutes
  • Mateusz Hewelt – 45 minutes

Stekelenburg is the obvious stand-in for Pickford if he is deemed not ready to face Wolves. The Dutchman has registered 585 pre-season minutes from a possible 585, missing only the second-half against ATV Irdning and playing every moment since. Pickford has not played for Everton at all in July and August.

Defenders

  • Michael Keane (£5.0m) – 405 minutes
  • Seamus Coleman (£5.5m) – 405 minutes
  • Phil Jagielka (£4.5m) – 390 minutes
  • Leighton Baines (£5.5m) – 360 minutes
  • Antonee Robinson – 225 minutes
  • Jonjoe Kenny (£4.5m) – 225 minutes
  • Ashley Williams (£4.5m) – 219 minutes [ON LOAN AT STOKE]
  • Matthew Pennington – 180 minutes
  • Mason Holgate (£4.5m) – 66 minutes [INJURED]
  • Lucas Digne (£5.0m) – 45 minutes
  • Cuco Martina (£4.5m) – 39 minutes

Keane and Jagielka’s extensive pre-season minute counts look set to see them start Gameweek 1 at centre-back, barring any last-minute additions. Coleman should have the right-back slot nailed down while Baines’ large number of minutes may give him a few weeks at left-back before new singing Digne takes over. Outside of those names, very few options look viable based on their pre-season minutes.

Midfielders

  • Morgan Schneiderin (£4.5m) – 405 minutes
  • Tom Davies (£4.5m) – 264 minutes
  • Kevin Mirallas (£5.5m) – 262 minutes
  • Kieran Dowell – 257 minutes
  • Muhamed Besic – 225 minutes
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson (£7.5m) – 222 minutes
  • Richarlison (£6.5m) – 216 minutes
  • Nikola Vlasic (£5.0m) – 199 minutes
  • Idrissa Gueye (£5.0m) – 194 minutes
  • Davy Klaassen – 124 minutes [HAS JOINED WERDER BREMEN]
  • Theo Walcott (£6.5m) – 60 minutes
  • Ademola Lookman (£5.5m) – 54 minutes

Schneiderlin looks the most assured of a start in the Everton midfield with a lot of the obvious first-choice players a little behind every one else. There has been plenty of game-time for Davies, Mirallas, Dowell and Besic, while Sigurdsson, Richarlison and Gueye have only been involved in the second-half of the pre-season campaign. Walcott only made his first appearance in the final match, managing 60 minutes.

Forwards

  • Sandro Ramirez (£5.5m) – 450 minutes
  • Cenk Tosun (£7.0m) – 374 minutes
  • Oumar Niasse (£5.5m) – 243 minutes
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£5.5m) – 16 minutes

Like the midfielder, the most-used option is unlikely to feature in Gameweek 1, although it’s worth noting how often Sandro played. In fact, it was more than any outfield player. Tosun should not find too much competition for his place elsewhere, managing 131 more minutes than Niasse.

FULHAM

Fulham played a total of eight pre-season friendlies this summer. The maximum possible number of minutes that could have been played by one of their players was 720.

Goalkeepers

  • Fabri (£4.5m) – 270 minutes
  • Marek Rodak – 170 minutes
  • Marcus Bettinelli (£4.5m) – 115 minutes

New signing Fabri has featured in every match since he arrived and, consequently, was the most frequently used shot-stopper for Fulham this summer.

Defenders

  • Cyrus Christie (£4.5m) – 386 minutes
  • Denis Odoi (£4.5m) – 384 minutes
  • Tim Ream (£4.5m) – 340 minutes
  • Steven Sessegnon – 303 minutes
  • Maxime Le Marchand (£4.5m) – 300 minutes
  • Marlon Fossey – 264 minutes
  • Calum Chambers (£4.5m) – 186 minutes [PLAYED AT ARSENAL]

Odoi and Ream were looking like the first-choice centre-backs based on their pre-season game-time, until Chambers and Mawson signed this week. Le Marchand and Christie look to have played enough minutes at full-back to be considered first-choice.

Midfielders

  • Ryan Sessegnon (£6.5m) – 402 minutes
  • Tom Cairney (£5.0m) – 354 minutes
  • Stefan Johansen (£5.5m) – 343 minutes
  • Neeskens Kebano (£4.5m) – 345 minutes
  • Jean Michael Seri (£5.5m) – 270 minutes
  • Luca de la Torre – 269 minutes
  • Kevin McDonald (£5.0m) – 225 minutes
  • Andre Schürrle (£6.0m) – 174 minutes

Reinforcements at the back should allow Sessegnon to continue as a regular feature in attacking midfield. He was largely deployed there in pre-season, as the joint most-used Fulham player in pre-season but did have spells at left-back.

Forwards

  • Aboubakar Kamara (£4.5m) – 402 minutes
  • Alexsandar Mitrovic (£6.5m) – 108 minutes

Mitrovic was obviously first-choice at Fulham last season and he will probably stay that way for Gameweek 1, even if Kamara was the joint most-used Fulham player this summer.

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN

Huddersfield Town played 90 pre-season friendlies but two of them lasted just 45 minutes. For that reason, the most any Terriers player could have registered was 720 minutes.

Goalkeepers

  • Ben Hamer (£4.0m) – 450 minutes
  • Joel Coleman – 180 minutes
  • Jonas Lössl (£4.5m) – 90 minutes

Hamer is looking like the most viable £4.0m goalkeeper ahead of the 2018/19 season, having registered more minutes than any other Huddersfield player. There has been some doubt over whether Lössl is ready for the season according to David Wagner, even though he did not feature for Denmark in Russia, with Kasper Schmeichel the number one.

Defenders

  • Christopher Schindler (£4.5m) – 442 minutes
  • Terence Kongolo (£4.5m) – 419 minutes
  • Tommy Smith (£4.5m) – 396 minutes
  • Chris Löwe (£4.5m) – 356 minutes
  • Florent Hadergjonaj (£4.5m) – 330 minutes
  • Jon Stanković – 299 minutes
  • Michael Hefele – 270 minutes
  • Jordan Williams – 162 minutes
  • Scott Malone (£4.0m) – 162 minutes
  • Mathias ‘Zanka’ Jorgensen (£4.5m) – 119 minutes
  • Erik Durm (£4.5m) – 16 minutes

Schindler is the most secure of a start at centre-back, with his usual partner Zanka the least-used defender in pre-season following his involvement with Denmark at the World Cup. Löwe is by far the most-used left-back, with popular £4.0m option Malone playing considerably fewer minutes. Smith should hold onto right-back for now with new signing Durm playing just 16 minutes in pre-season.

Midfielders

  • Jonathan Hogg (£4.5m) – 419 minutes
  • Philip Billing (£4.5m) – 389 minutes
  • Alex Pritchard (£5.0m) – 360 minutes
  • Rajiv van La Parra (£5.0m) – 351 minutes
  • Abdelhamid Sabiri (£4.5m) – 329 minutes
  • Adama Diakhaby (£5.0m) – 207 minutes
  • Ramadan Sobhi (£5.0m) – 193 minutes
  • Aaron Mooy (£5.5m) – 182 minutes

Hogg and Billing both look ready for the season as the most-used central midfielders but one of them may still have to make way for Mooy. Pritchard was deployed extensively as a number 10 with little competition in that role. The wide midfield roles are harder to call with van La Parra and Sobhi probably the favourites.

Forwards

  • Steve Mounié (£6.0m) – 390 minutes
  • Laurent Depoitre (£5.5m) – 330 minutes
  • Elias Kachunga (£5.0m) – 267 minutes

Mounié is definitely the number one Huddersfield forward for Gameweek 1 having started more matches and registered more minutes than team-mate Depoitre this summer.

CHECK OUT PART ONE HERE

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5,433 Comments Post a Comment
  1. niloh1
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    I cant decide please help
    a) mane
    or
    b) eriksen

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 11 days ago

      A imo

    2. The Dogs Love Leeds
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      A for first fixtures wait until after Man U away for Eriksen

    3. Jimbo Jones XI
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      A

    4. Own Goal
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      B
      But only because it allows you another LFC player, elsewhere in your team.

  2. GoonerByron
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Thoughts on this no Salah team?

    Begovic
    Shaw - Alexander Arnold - Holebas
    Mane - Sanchez - Pedro - Richarlison
    Aguero - Auba - Firmino

    Hamer - Wan-Bissaka - Peltier - Schneiderlin

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      for a Salah-less team, far too light in defence

    2. United10
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Terrible defence and no Salah? downgrade one of Sanchez/Auba/Firmino

    3. Drizz ✅
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      5/10 It needs Salah drastically.

    4. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Terrible back line

    5. The Dogs Love Leeds
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      first team i've seen with Holebas, i'm punting on him for gameweek 1 can see a 1-0 win with a Jose free kick

      1. GoonerByron
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Outside of the big teams, I really think Watford and Bournemouth have the best chance of clean sheets.. + Holebas's dead ball potential.

        1. ignis88
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 11 days ago

          Why do you think that about Bournemouth? They were pretty cool terrible defensively last year

          1. GoonerByron
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 year, 11 days ago

            Don't see goals, or much at all coming from that Cardiff team.

      2. BigBarn
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Guys, be careful with Holebas. I can't find any Watford fan online who wants him to start over Masina, and very, very few ho think he actually will. Just avoid. Kabasele for certainty of starts.

    6. LangerznMash
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Looks much better than nearly all of the Salah teams i've seen on here.

    7. La Roja
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Shocking defence

  3. Bad Kompany
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Maddison likely to play vs Man U tomorrow?

    1. Brehmeren
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Yes, he's been cleared to play.

    2. Pras United
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      yep

    3. Bad Kompany
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Cheers both!

  4. Cheeky Onion
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 11 days ago

    A) Firmino + King + Bilva

    OR

    B) Zaha + Arni + Mane

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 11 days ago

      A

    2. Kanchelskis
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      B in the longer term

    3. ZACTAY
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      B

  5. Andrew
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    A.DDG Cedric
    B.Lloris Lindelof

    1. Cheeky Onion
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 11 days ago

      A

      I'd prefer TAA to Lindelof for option B though

  6. -GK22-
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Ederson and Patricio decent combo?

    1. La Roja
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      10m got keepers? Not for me

    2. The Dogs Love Leeds
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      No way max spend on keepers 9m and i prefer 8.5m

    3. Jimbo Jones XI
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      If your going Ederson you should get a 4m as you won't really be rotating (I hope)

    4. Own Goal
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Ederson will play EVERY game.
      Pick a 4.0 with him as set and forget.

  7. La Roja
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Mourinho signed Fred.
    Guardiola signed Mahrez.
    Jurgen signed Alisson and Keita. Sarri signed Jorginho.
    Emery signed Leno and Sokratis. Pochettino signed Harry Kane's birthday card.

    1. william prunier
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Credit to the author

      1. La Roja
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Indeed

    2. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      😀

    3. Infamy, Infamy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Mourinho signing on the dole by Christmas.

  8. BobB
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Maddison or Ricarlison?

    1. william prunier
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      The one with better fixtures

  9. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    A or B?
    In both cases mid will most likely stay on bench

    A) Shaw, Cairney
    B) PVA/Luiz/5.5, Stephens

  10. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Just seen Odemwingie in the boot of a car outside Wolves stadium.

    Think he was being kidnapped.

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Other people may find that offensive mate

      1. Locarno
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        I grinned. Good memories.

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      😀

  11. RustyBz
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Want to upgrade either Pedro or Richarlison to B Silva. Which one makes way?

    1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Pedro

  12. Drizz ✅
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    I reckon Manutd will keep a clean sheet tomorrow so it would be nice to start of FPL with 6 points possibly 9 for a defender..

    1. william prunier
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Wouldn't be so sure

  13. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Rumors of fosu mensah to fulham

    1. Pras United
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      first thing i did was check his price.. unlisted!

    2. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      C’mon Bemba

      1. Wild Card this...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        You’ve been here long enough

  14. Ramok
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Help me out guys, if u pick one then why? Thank you for replies

    A) alisson + pva
    B) fab / foster + robertson

  15. Wilf the Milf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    What do you lot think about Ben Davies from Spurs?

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      In my team.

      Wtf is your username...

      1. True Deadzoner
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        will be rotated with Rose

        1. william prunier
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 11 days ago

          Less of a risk these days

        2. Berbinho's Forehead
          • 8 Years
          1 year, 11 days ago

          We'll see 🙂

        3. La Roja
          • 7 Years
          1 year, 11 days ago

          Not if Schalke signs him

      2. Wilf the Milf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        I have him for the first two weeks but if Rose falls out with Poch or somehow leaves the club I would definitely keep him as long as he's fit.. but i am scared the Rose rotation might start early this season :/

        As for the Username, its pretty self explanatory lol

      3. Winston.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        this

      4. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Midfielder i would like to.............

        1. Wilf the Milf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 11 days ago

          fertilize

    2. william prunier
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      I'm having him for opening 2 games, hopefully he can play left back and get forward.
      Easy downgrade thereafter

    3. Boydinho
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      In mine, good option IMO

    4. Andrew
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Wanted him but think Mendy and Robertson are better options

      1. Wilf the Milf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        I personally have the back four of Mendy - Robertson - Davies - Van Anholt... will be converting one of them to a 4.5 as soon as gameweek 2 or 3 to free up cash

        and yes I do have Salah in my team

    5. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Got him and Walker-Peters...after seeing GW he will become Mendy

  16. niloh1
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    best manu defender for 5m?

    a) shaw
    b) darmian
    c) lindelof

    1. william prunier
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Lol Shaw?

    2. Drizz ✅
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Victor

  17. Benditlike
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Struggling here, so really hoping for some feedback 🙂
    For me it really comes down to the team with Firminho (A) and the team with Mane (B).

    A) Firminho, Mahrez, Richarlison, Kabasele (or other 4.5)
    B) Zaha, Mane, Bilva, PVA/Coleman (or other 5.5)

    What do you think?

    1. National Anthem
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      What about Firmino, B. Silva, Richarlison and 6.0 def

      1. Benditlike
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Yes, not a bad idea. Already have Mendy and VVD, but maybe Davies..

    2. Benditlike
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Could also do C) Firminho, Bilva, Richarlison, PVA

  18. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Which GK, have Mendy too:

    A) Ederson
    B) DDG
    C) Kepa

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Fab/Foster

    2. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Foster/Hamer

  19. Adro3
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Thoughts on Mitro over King? (3rd forward) Not sure if Mitro is on pens now that Norwood is back at Brighton

    1. bazhef
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      ah i'm having the same dilemma!

    2. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      I have both with Kun

    3. Hairy Potter
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      I’ve got both, but slightly prefer King. Mitro will try to be on pens, iirc he had a couple of on field arguments in his first season at Newcastle wanting to take them.

  20. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Arnie to Zaha coz of Lucas Perez?
    (Without Perez I preferred Arnie)

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      But maybe Zaha moving out to wing too becuase of Ayew? Mitro definite CF if you are loooking at that range.

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Cheers,have King would rather shift formation and get Jota

  21. Schafsalat
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Can someone tell me where to find the list of all the teams with their predicted lineups on this website? Someone posted it in a comment, but I can't find it anymore. It looked a bit like the team of the season on the righthand side, but for all teams.

    1. ...al - Leave your comments…
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      He does well when he is fit and playing but I don't think he will last fitness wise myself.

      Worth the risk for start of the season but I can see him getting downgraded fast.

    2. Schafsalat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Never mind, found it 🙂

  22. john25
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Hey guys, I know Mendy is considered pretty nailed on for City. But with the other fullbacks that they have, is Mendy nailed on enough for a 6.0 def?

    1. nico05
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Definitely would have been 6.5 had he not got injured last season also

      1. john25
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        So you don't think Delph or Danilo with get some game time? Delph was good for City at LB last season..

  23. bazhef
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Front 3 of Mitrovic, King and Arnautovic but need to bench one.

    Leaning towards King but do you guys agree?

    1. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      You're going to bench a bloke in decent form playing Cardiff at home? Are you sure you've been playing this game for 9 years?

      1. bazhef
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        unfortunately they are all strong enough!

        had been thinking Arnautovic was easiest to bench vs Liverpool but then all talk on this site is abotu how unpredictable he is and that has me wary.

        Fancy Mitrovic for an opening day goal.

        Might go back to dropping Arnautovic......

    2. Houldsworth Hatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      I’d actually bench Arnie given fixtures.

    3. ...al - Leave your comments…
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Arnie makes sense on paper but I can understand why you think King.

      Coin toss. Go with the player playing later or the home side 😀

  24. Salfpilgrimlfc
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Everyone staying clear of Burnley defenders then?

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      What happened?

  25. United10
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Is Jota on set pieces and penalties?

    1. Winston.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      no

      1. United10
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        neither?

  26. Wijnaldum FC
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    rp
    Which one?
    A) Patricio
    Robertson Mendy Tomkins WB Peltier (+Mahrez)
    B) Ederson
    Robbo Davies Tomkins Boly WB (+Bilva)

  27. ...al - Leave your comments…
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Is there any update on the best 4.0 defenders beside Wan-B?

    I have Peltier atm, but is Bennett for Wolves a better pick? I just need a nailed down lad

    I'm also saving .5 itb and going with 2 x 4.0 defenders. Just in case I need to update Shaw to Luiz or someone else. Also, it will give me some breathing space for transfers.

    Defense is;

    Robertson, Mendy, Shaw Wan-B Peltier

    Thoughts, chaps?

    1. United10
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      think Peltier will play more than Bennett

  28. Wolfman180
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    First, and most likely only, RMT...

    Patricio
    Mendy - Robertson - Shaw
    Salah - Bilva - Richarlison - Jorginho
    Aguero - Aub - King

    Bench:
    Foster
    Neves
    Tomkins
    Wan-Bissaka

    1. Dangerous Rhubarb
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      GK - not sure how they rotate
      Defence - Very good
      Forwards - Excellent
      Midfield - ok bit weak (needs a bit more for me - but that would mean downgrading a FW)

    2. ZACTAY
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Looks solid to me, not sure on Jorginho’s attacking threat to me but atleast you know he should be a definite starter

      1. Wolfman180
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Taking a punt, but I see him getting quite a few assists. He's good at finding that through ball from deep, beating the whole defense, to the forward to put away. Could be a bargain for 5.0m.

        1. ZACTAY
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 11 days ago

          Yes mate I agree and for only 5m you can’t really complain as there aren’t too many other players offering much with that sort of price. Good luck.

          1. Wolfman180
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 year, 11 days ago

            Cheers

  29. Random Name
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    For bournemouth:

    - Everton (H) is rated at a difficulty of 2
    - Newcastle (H) is 3

    1. Hairy Potter
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      Newcastle harder to beat

  30. Fuddled FC
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 11 days ago

    Is Shaw actually nailed Man U fans?

    1. United10
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 11 days ago

      first 2 game weeks

      1. ZACTAY
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 11 days ago

        Is Young back for GW2? And if so will he slot back in or just replace Darmian at RB? I’m really unsure of the United back line at the moment but desperately trying to squeeze someone in because I don’t see them conceding too many goals