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. JJO
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is Lindegaard injured too?

      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      no

      1. JJO
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        So he will probably start gw1?

          • 1 Year
          1 year, 2 months ago

          hart

          1. JJO
            • 7 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            Thanks

  2. Mesh
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is Hamer first choice now?

      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      no

    1. Stats Døn't Lie
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      No

  3. Ibralicious
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Did Zaha play upfront, alongside Benteke, in their last friendly against Toulouse?

      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      yes

      1. Ibralicious
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Cheers

  4. Jonny Sutt
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Forget price, for the season who will get the most points?

    A) Armstrong (number 10)
    B) Ritchie (set piece specialist)
    C) Josh Murphy (in fine form pre season)

      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      No one knows

      1. Stats Døn't Lie
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Great song that

    1. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      D

    2. Jonny Sutt
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Can anyone shed some kight on Armstrong for me? Surely he will be a high point scorer this season? Does he have competition in his position? He's also had a great pre season.

      1. BUZZBOMB
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        He's patchy. A big game player and goal scoring threat for sure. Worth 1 in 3. But then again you can go half a dozen weeks without seeing him in my view.

    3. Siggy in the Middle
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      None will score highly but I'd imagine Armstrong would get the most out of those three.

  5. Ibralicious
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Ward or Stephens at 4.5?

    1. Pooodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Palace's Ward? He isn't likely to start so Stephens (or better yet, Tomkins)

      1. Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Cardiff’s

      2. Ibralicious
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Cardiff's ward. I was talking about mids.

        1. Pooodle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Ah... thought you meant Stephens from Southampton

  6. Brandvold37
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    A: Mahrez + Keita
    B: Mane + Bilva

    Have Salah and Agu.

    1. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      B

    2. Pooodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      B

    3. Hiphopopotamus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      B

  7. Les Bleus
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Do you guys reckon Bailly is nailed in the long run?

    1. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Yes-ish

      1. Les Bleus
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Cheers

  8. PL Ball
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Who is more nailed..

    Bedranek or Peltier?

    1. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Peltier

    2. Mesh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Asked this a few pages back and a couple answered with Peltier

    3. Schafsalat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      According to the Team News site, it's Peltier.

    4. PL Ball
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Thanks lads 🙂

    5. Akeem
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Peltier

  9. Robe Wan
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Will Siggy start on Sat? Haven’t seen him in many teams

    1. PL Ball
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Because Richarlison is 1M cheaper.

      1. Robe Wan
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Right but he’s nowhere near as good

        1. Pooodle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          He could be considering Siggy's quiet season last year

          1. Robe Wan
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            and richa’s second half? 🙂

            1. Pooodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 year, 2 months ago

              Indeed...!

    2. Chenku╰☆╮
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Too many doubts

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

        Doubts that he'll play? I thought it was a safe pick :/

    3. Ghost Gooner
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      He'll start

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

        Cheers, he'll stay in my team then.

  10. Pooodle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Does anyone know if Mina has had a pre-season and is likely to start this weekend? Pretty tempting considering his goal threat.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      No chance he starts given he is still in Barcelona and hasn't met, let alone trained with his teammates

  11. Lav
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Eriksen & Maddison are being overlooked here.

      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Seen loads of people praising them tbh

    1. Tmel
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I'm between Maddison & Walker or Mahrez & Tomkins

    2. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Eriksen missing Kane GW1 and Maddison picked up a knock

    3. Pooodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I think Maddison is a gamble at the start as no guarantee he'll do well in the PL

    4. LeicesterA
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      So tempted by Maddison but just not sure what you're going to get with Leicester.

  12. Tmel
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Jota or Maddison?

    1. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Jota

    2. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Jota for now

    3. Pooodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Jota for me considering Maddison is in a brand new team

  13. Hiphopopotamus
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Who to play?

    A) Neves (EVE)
    B) Cairney (CRY)

    No other players from their teams.

    1. InTommyWeTrust
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Cairney imo

      1. Hiphopopotamus
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        He definitely seems like the better player from what I've heard (I haven't seen either of them play). Cheers Tommy

        1. InTommyWeTrust
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          No worries

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      B

      1. Hiphopopotamus
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Cheers Miguel. Think Wolves may score more - but Cairney seems to be better. Toughie...

    3. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      A

      I think Fulham will struggle for goals more than Wolves.

      1. Hiphopopotamus
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Yeah, I think Wolves will score more too. Cheers Nomar.

      2. Stout scout
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Cairney for me. Wolves will likely score more, but Cairney more likely to be involved in whatever Fulham do.

  14. Shanty Toon
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Who's place will Ayew take at Palace?

    1. Akeem
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      He probably won't take anyones place right away but will increase competition for Townsend & Benteke me thinks

    2. Clumsy Sakho
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Schlupp and a rejig?

    3. Siggy in the Middle
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Squad depth only methinks

  15. @FPremscout (liverpoolfanta…
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is Wan-Bisaka nailed?

    1. Pooodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      No but the consensus is he should start the first game

  16. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    If Button is your set and forget GK what do you think about Hamer (Hud) being your 4m GK because of the doubts over Lössl

    Any ideas would be welcomed

    1. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Why would Button be your set and forget keeper?

    2. stat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      It's too much of a risk and anybody going for Hamer + Button is probably going to end up with 0 points every week from their goalies

    3. royals forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I’m meant Ryan

  17. Nailed Jesus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Hart & 4.0 too risky?

    1. Pooodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      By miles

    2. Stats Døn't Lie
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Definitely

    3. JJO
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Is he gonna start?
      He played tonight
      Is Lindegard that bad?

      1. Nailed Jesus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        I guess the question is: will Hart get the cup & Lindegard get the league? Don't see any reason to drop him.

  18. rdamjan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Bavies or Mendy?

    1. Benster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Benny boy!

    2. toerag
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      me too 🙁

    3. Pooodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Mendy

    4. stat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Mendy, but I'd get both

  19. Benster
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Today's transfers look to have had the biggest impact on the mid price forward bracket. So many options now have question marks, some more than others:

    Tosun (Bernard signed)
    Zaha (Ayew signed)
    Arnie (Perez signed)
    Mitrovic (Vietto signed)
    Austin (Ings signed)

    Have I missed any? Whose minutes are you most concerned about out of that lot?

    1. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Austin

    2. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Austin.

      I think Zaha, Tosun, Arnie and Mitrovic are safe.

      1. Benster
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Safe yes, but maybe 15-20 less minutes per match when up to speed?

    3. stat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Kamara too

      1. Nomar
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Yes but Kamara wasn’t in that list.

        1. stat
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          "Have I missed any? "

      2. Benster
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Fair point though, he'll be impacted by Vietto!

    4. Goalosaurus
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Ings!? I had missed that move happening, thats a kick in the balls for selecting austin in my team.

  20. The Pep Revolution
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Are there any decent options for midfielders for 4.5m?

    1. Mesh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not really. Best I would expect is 2 points most weeks

    2. Nomar
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not really.

      And they will really have to come from Cardiff if any materialise.

    3. Benster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Nope, go up to Cairney mate

  21. AriseSirGiggsy
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Sanchez or Eriksen?

    1. Root
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Sanchez

  22. RVP20
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Which one?
    (A) PVA & Peltier
    (B) Shaw & Tomkins

    1. Mesh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      B. Probably a short term pick though with Shaw

  23. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Can anyone remember how many teams were entered by the deadline last season?

    I think it was just under 5 million but i am not sure.It currently stands at 3,720,676.

    1. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Noticed that

    2. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Haven't a Scobby

      1. Nomar
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Scobby? Is he some distant cousin of Scooby Doo?

        1. Syd.
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          It is his Scottish cousin

    3. AriseSirGiggsy
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      There’s also
      A fair few that join late

  24. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Who starts tomorrow

    Young or Shaw?

    1. toerag
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      shaw

  25. toerag
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    3 liv and 3 City pretty template??

    1. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I’m going to 2 and 2

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      probably. i have 3 liv and 2 city

    3. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      It is where the goals will be so must serious FPL players will have 6 slots allocated to those 2 teams

    4. toerag
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      i may be tempted to Mendy>Bavies tho...

  26. Freshy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    How long is Jagielka set to start?

    1. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      1 game

  27. kyrgios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Bednarek or Peltier?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      peltier

    2. theroadrunner
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      let me know when you get to know

  28. LeicesterA
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Evening all,

    Quick one, if I may please...

    A - DDG & Bilva
    B - Patricio & Mahrez

    No other United defence, if it matters.

    Thanks muchly.

  29. Schafsalat
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Will the signing of André-Frank Zambo Anguissa impact McDonald's starting chances at Fulham? Or are they not playing on the same position?

    1. Astronautovic
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Yes I think so

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

        A shame...thanks mate.

    2. Stout scout
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Anguissa is likely in direct competition for McDonald's spot in the starting XI. Or, since Anguissa is Fulham's new record signing, maybe I should say that McDonald is now competing for his old spot. As a Fulham follower, I suggest staying clear. Jokanovic's teams with us start slowly - it seems to take him at least a couple of months of tinkering to work out the formation and get players in the correct roles. I can only imagine the chaos at Motspur Park tomorrow with five players added on deadline day.

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

        Thank you! Will replace McDonald with some...non Fulham 4.5 mid I guess 😉

  30. Akeem
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Obviously subject to change until deadline...but

    Who are your differentials atm?

    mine are: Arsmstrong (Sou) & Coleman (Eve)

    1. Stats Døn't Lie
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Depends what you consider a differential

    2. VAR Star
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Hadergjonaj and Vestergaard