Scout Notes

Fraser and Wilson blank as Emery experiments with wing-back system

Our second Scout Notes article from Gameweek 13 focuses on the events at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as Bournemouth slumped to a third successive 2-1 defeat and Arsenal extended their unbeaten league run to 11 matches.

Alexandre Lacazette was missing with a groin strain as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang proved to be Arsenal’s match-winner, while David Brooks demonstrated his value in midfield with an assist – though Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson emerged from the Cherries’ loss with nothing more than appearance points.

We round up the goals, assists, injury news, manager quotes and Fantasy talking points from an end-to-end encounter on the south coast.

Bournemouth 1-2 Arsenal

  • Goals: Joshua King (£6.3m) | Jefferson Lerma (£4.5m) own-goal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m)
  • Assists: David Brooks (£5.1m) | Sead Kolasinac (£4.9m) x2

It seems to be every other week that we make mention of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang‘s (£10.9m) paradoxical performances in our Scout Notes.

The Gabonese forward, not for the first time this season, was peripheral for much of the match, feeding on scraps for long periods and wasting what few opportunities he was presented with.

Aubameyang had sliced wide from six yards from a corner-kick in the first half then blazed over from the edge of the box on 64 minutes, but once again the former Borussia Dortmund striker was to get on the scoresheet in the second half of a league match when he tapped in Sead Kolasinac‘s (£4.9m) low ball with a quarter of the game remaining.

Aubameyang has an incredible knack of popping up with a goal when delivering an otherwise so-so performance and his success is sometimes difficult to fathom from both an eye-test and underlying statistics perspective.

The Arsenal forward – who has admittedly been deployed on the left flank in recent months – has had less than half the number of attempts on goal and shots in the box that Sergio Aguero (£11.5m) has registered this season, but Aubameyang’s winning strike on Sunday moved him alongside the Manchester City striker at the top of the Premier League goalscoring charts.

Aubameyang was deployed centrally at the Vitality Stadium in a 3-4-3/3-4-2-1, with the injured Alexandre Lacazette (£9.4m) not risked by Unai Emery.

The Arsenal boss explained his decision:

Yesterday Lacazette felt a small injury and also we need Aubameyang and Nketiah. Today the most important thing for us is that not only did Aubameyang score for us, he was also working in the 90 minutes. He helped us in all the things, the tactical moments and the defensive moments.

The Gunners meet only Liverpool of the “big six” between Gameweeks 16 and 22, with their fixture swing likely to attract Fantasy investment over the Christmas period.

Aubameyang – and Lacazette – must surely enter the premium forward equation at this point, in spite of what we have often seen on the pitch and in the members’ tables.

Perhaps crucially, the Gabonese forward’s goal conversion rate is hovering – as it did last season – around 30%, marking him out as the most clinical big-money striker in the division.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (£6.7m) and Alex Iwobi (£5.5m) flanked Aubameyang in attack, and those simply looking at the attacking KPIs from this encounter on the south coast would have been impressed with the Armenian midfielder’s numbers.

In reality, though, Mkhitaryan had an afternoon to forget.

Despite 11 penalty box touches and seven shots on goal, the former Manchester United man lacked any conviction or confidence in attack, only hitting the target with one of his efforts and fluffing his lines in several presentable situations.

Mkhitaryan’s afternoon was summed up on 69 minutes when Aubameyang sent him through on goal, only for the chance to go begging when the Armenian first took a heavy touch and then completely mishit a shot tamely wide.

Iwobi was busy down the left flank without ever looking a real menace and in reality, it was perhaps Lacazette who came out of this match with his reputation enhanced, with his presence missed in the Arsenal frontline.

It will be interesting to see if Emery perseveres with a 3-4-3 when Lacazette is fit, with Aubameyang set to move over to the left flank and one of Mkhitaryan or Iwobi to drop out in whatever system he chooses going forward.

A victim of this formation change is Mesut Ozil (£8.3m), who was only among the substitutes at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday.

While Ozil could potentially line up in one of the front three positions, he is undoubtedly more effective when playing in “the hole” behind a central striker. A 3-4-3 certainly doesn’t seem a good fit for Arsenal’s biggest wage-earner.

Emery said of the German midfielder’s omission:

We thought how we can be better in the match today which is very demanding with the physicality and the intensity – but every player is important. Also today we tried with three centre-backs like we’ve done at some stages this season and it’s another possibility for us to improve and find our best performance.

Two beneficiaries of Emery’s tactical experiment were their full-backs.

Kolasinac was the headline-grabber with two assists, with Arsenal’s opener coming from the Bosnian defender’s cut-back that Jefferson Lerma (£4.5m) smashed past his own goalkeeper.

No Premier League player in any position registered more penalty box touches than Kolasinac in Gameweek 12, underscoring just how prominent the Arsenal wing-back was in Bournemouth’s area.

Only Mkhitaryan had more touches in the final third than Kolasinac in this match, with the Bosnia and Herzegovina international firing into the side netting with a chance on 78 minutes having had a presentable opportunity with his head midway through the first half.

Hector Bellerin (£5.4m) got into plenty of threatening positions too, registering as many penalty box touches as Aubameyang and Callum Wilson (£6.8m) managed at the Vitality Stadium – though without much end product.

From an attacking perspective, both Bellerin and Kolasinac are tempting mid-price options for the fixture shift in Gameweek 16.

Unfortunately, though, the Gunners offer precious little in the way of clean sheet potential (it’s now just two shut-outs in 13 Premier League matches) and Emery’s side were often exposed down the flanks, particularly when the Cherries hit them on the break.

Bournemouth’s equaliser on the stroke of half-time indeed came from a counter-attack after an Arsenal corner.

Emery discussed his switch to a wing-back system after full-time:

We played like that in pre-season and in Qarabag, and it was an opportunity for us to find our best performance, best system and best combinations.

For example today there was Sead Kolasinac and Alex Iwobi which is a very interesting combination. Also when we are pushing with Hector Bellerin wide we need some players for balance.

The most important thing for us is finding balance in the defensive moments because we are conceding more goals than we want, but we don’t want to lose our good performances in attacking moments with scoring and the players performances.

But we need to improve and we need to do more.

From a Bournemouth perspective, their performance mirrored the one given in their 2-1 home defeat to Manchester United earlier this month: full of effort, occasionally threatening but ultimately outclassed.

Joshua King (£6.3m) came back into the side alongside Wilson up front, with David Brooks (£5.1m) moving over to the right flank to accommodate the Norwegian’s return to the Bournemouth attack.

Brooks and King combined for the Cherries’ leveller, building on good work from Wilson and Ryan Fraser (£6.2m) after a swift breakaway from the home side.

Brooks’ move back to the right of midfield didn’t dent his attacking threat too much and indeed he had what looked like a perfectly good goal ruled out for offside on eight minutes, before driving a low shot at Bernd Leno (£4.8m) that the German goalkeeper comfortably held.

The Wales international was also only a yard or so away from connecting with Fraser’s whipped cross after the break.

Brooks’ assist means he is now narrowly outscoring Fraser over the last eight Gameweeks, by 35 FPL points to 33.

Fraser’s performance, while full of industry and far from awful, was worrying from a Fantasy perspective, with the Scottish winger not registering a single key pass and only having one effort on goal – a free-kick from out wide – in his 90-minute showing.

That he only recorded one penalty box touch was indicative of how on the fringes he was when Bournemouth were mounting their attacks.

Set-piece duties remain a valued weapon in his armoury but the tricky Brooks looks the bigger threat in open play and, at £5.1m, is eminently more “benchable” for trips to Manchester City, Spurs, Manchester United and perhaps Wolves, plus the visit of Liverpool, in the next seven Gameweeks.

Wilson blanked on Sunday too, not really having any clear sights of goal and perhaps being outshone by King, though Howe paid tribute to both of his strikers after the game:

Joshua King did well physically today and added a different dimension to the front line, working well with Callum Wilson. I was very impressed, they were a threat in the opening period. They pinned the centre-backs back and gave them a problem in behind.

The goal was great from my perspective, defending deep and transitioning into a clinical finish at the end of a counter attack, so it’s a shame for them we didn’t get anything from the match.

Nothing went right for Lerma on Sunday, with the Colombian midfielder hitting the post from distance in the second half after his comical own-goal in the opening 45 minutes.

His afternoon was summed up when he picked up his fifth yellow card of the season, meaning that he will miss the trip to the Etihad next weekend.

Charlie Daniels (£4.2m) came in for the injured Adam Smith (£4.5m) in Howe’s only other change to his starting XI.

Emery meanwhile downplayed any injury worries surrounding Lucas Torreira (£4.9m), who had a solid game in central midfield before his withdrawal on 79 minutes:

He said to us that he was a little tired and that there was a possibility. He was giving us good balance but also we have to be clever because he played with the national team for two matches and sometimes you need to listen to the player when they sometimes need rest. This change was because we need to give him a rest.

Bournemouth XI (4-4-2): Begovic; Francis, Cook, Ake, Daniels; Brooks (Stanislas 72′), Gosling (Cook 72′), Lerma, Fraser; Wilson, King (Mousset 80′).

Arsenal XI (3-4-3): Leno; Mustafi, Sokratis, Holding; Bellerin, Torreira (Guendouzi 78′), Xhaka, Kolasinac; Mhitatyan, Iwobi (Ramsey 80′); Aubameyang (Nketiah 90′).

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  1. Eat my goal!
      7 months, 23 days ago

      Benching both Fraser and Wilson for city - keeping for Huddersfield.

      I see improvements in Huddersfield even considering Lössl

      But feel like this could be a massive week for them

      1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 23 days ago

        tho hudders played well today.They didnt even know jimmy was onside once and traore caused them a lot of trouble.Think bournemouth will smash them as huddersfield are susceptable to sheer pace

      2. Super Saints
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Fuming I went against my gut and got Ryan instead of Lossl three weeks ago!

      3. lugs
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 23 days ago

        i said twice this week Lossl was my planned transfer, i didn't get him but played Hamer instead of Foster hoping Lossl was out to save me a transfer as the last time Lossl was injured he lost his place to Hamer, i even correctly benched my only Wolves player in Bennett which makes it even worse 🙁

    • ...al - Leave your comments…
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 23 days ago

      Well that gw was a disaster

      Worst yet down to 80k :-O

      1. Super Saints
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Same here worst week this season

      2. DA Minnion
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Yeah same. 42 points.

      3. ...al - Leave your comments…
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Time to move on and forget it ever happened 🙂

        33 points.

        Yikes

    • #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 23 days ago

      Bottomed. 5-3-2 viable here? (Will likely make transfers to bring sane and/or Hazard)

      henny
      alonso - robbo - doherty - awb - pereira
      salah - sterling(c) - mane
      jiminez - arnie

      hamer - ings - richa - fraser

      1. MTPockets
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Yeah why not, many will be pondering similar with everton/bournemouth picks.

      2. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        If Palace keep a CS, sure.

        1. #FPLBhuna
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Could be wolves 2.0.. may be risky

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 23 days ago

      Anything to suggest Fraser is worth the money over Brooks?

      1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 23 days ago

        setpieces

        1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 23 days ago

          and less rotation threat

        2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Agreed and probably even more explosive..

          1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 23 days ago

            not sure this will covered in underlying stats but fraser put in a pinging cross which just missed a bou attacker in the box.Looked threatening enough to me .Was a bit deeper to counter the wb system at start of 2nd half

      2. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Nothing at all

        1. Fred54
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Stupid sexy Fraser.

    • Lovren an elevator
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 23 days ago

      Anyone think Kolasinac could become the hero we need while Mendy is out?

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Possibly

      2. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        Might only get one more game from him before Monreal comes back.

    • the professor
        7 months, 23 days ago

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        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done mate 🙂

        2. #FPLBhuna
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done but slight mistake

          The question about years played

          Goes rookie season, 2nd, less than 3 and then 5+

          But yeah done anyway

        3. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done let us know the results.

          And sorry but it's football not soccer

        4. Whats the Mata?
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done

        5. 1569Tippins
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done

        6. Hernandez Lynam
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done

        7. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 23 days ago

          done

        8. jtreble
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done.

        9. Rock n Grohl
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Done

      • Chucky
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 23 days ago

        45 all out... 🙁
        my first sub 50 score this season
        worst gw ever....

        1. Eat my goal!
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Could be worse

          • GreennRed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            You're grand. Super OR with all chips left.

          • Fred54
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            47 all out.

            Have it son!

          • Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Same here even worse below 40 and from 3k to 6k

          • Ginkapo FPL
            • 7 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            55 (-12) with Kenedy to play

            To make it worse, kind of, the 12pt hit is whats saving my score right now, Sane, Le Marchand and Bennet came in.

        2. SlowStart
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Aguero, Billing > Sterling, Jimenez (free)

          Ederson / Hamer

          Alonso, Laporte, TAA, Duffy, AWB
          Sterling, Hazard, Mane, Rich, Martial
          Jimenez, Arnie, Wilson

          Provides good strength on the bench for Christmas. 0.1 itb. Thoughts appreciated, cheers!

          1. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            No plan for Spurs?

            1. SlowStart
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Good point, Erikson would be pick of the bunch. Back to the drawing board

              1. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                7 months, 23 days ago

                Sterling over Eriksen on current form. Might be some Spurs rotation around rounds 5 and 6 of CL.

        3. Syd.
          • 10 Years
          7 months, 23 days ago

          Looks like I could be playing 5 defenders next week

          Will probably bench Richarlison & Wilson

          Is that madness?

          1. diesel001
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Thinking the same here tbh. Back 5 of TAA - Doherty - AWB - Laporte - Alonso and benching Richarlison and Wilson.

          2. MTPockets
            • 10 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Currently benching Wilson/AWB, playing Rich but may change my mind.

          3. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 23 days ago

            both dont have setpieces or penalties so safe to bench i think

          4. Eat my goal!
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Playing

              Alonso Robbo Taa awb Bennett

          5. Superledger
            • 5 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            How nailed is Sanè now that Mendy is out for 10-12 weeks?

            1. Syd.
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              I expect him to play in the majority of the games

          6. Pieterke30
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Who do we think Klopp will start at RB vs PSG?

            TAA or Gomez, who is admittedly better defensively?

            1. Syd.
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Isn't Gomez injured?

              1. Pieterke30
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                7 months, 23 days ago

                Dont think it was serious was it?

                1. Peter Ouch
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  7 months, 23 days ago

                  Nothing serious nut doubt fot the cl clash

          7. martyhan
            • 6 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Bottomed

            Thoughts on this WC team please
            Ederson hamer
            Taa Alonso Doherty AWB Digne
            Sterling Dilva mane Richarlison 4.4
            Arnie Jimenez Kane

          8. diesel001
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            GW13 will be over after tomorrow. Just over 1/3rd of the season will be gone!

          9. Lovren an elevator
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Jesus or Kun to start away to Lyon on Tuesday? And dies it even affect Saturday's game at home to Bournemouth?

            1. Pieterke30
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Yes it does affect Saturday’s game.

            2. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              i am confident jesus starts but ieven if kun starts its double guessind pep and its not worth

            3. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Was Jesus last time, and Aguero subbed on later. But who knows

          10. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Is Sané Sterling and Aguero too much v Bournemouth ?

            1. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              No.

            2. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Possibly but I've gone there

            3. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              No

            4. TorresMagic™ - bcvy39
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Should cover most of the goals/assists.

            5. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              gives u proper proper city cover

            6. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              No. That’s my plan too.

            7. Concrete
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              No

          11. FDMS All Starz
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            So sterling seems to be the only player that can play both flanks for city with sane (left) and Mahrez(right), since Sane and Sterling is the preferred two out of the three surely Sane will play more mins ahead of Sterling, thoughts?

            1. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Pep loves Sterling.

            2. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Brought Sterling this week over Kun

            3. DA Minnion
              • 6 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              I think so and he's well rested.

            4. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Impossible to know re. PL. They (and other teams) now have 3 games a week until Jan so there'll be rotation across competitions.

          12. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Tried making a Potential GW16 WC team, not that bad tbh,no Chelsea is risky but
            Ederson (Button)
            Trippier Bellerin TAA Doherty (AWB)
            Sane Sterling Alli Richarlison (Brooks)
            Arnie Kane(Kamara)

            I

            1. Concrete
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Could prob get away with no Chelsea for a few weeks

              It looks for Spurs form shift and fixtures etc

          13. KneejerkJoe
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            On wc, cant deside last spot;
            A) Zaha
            B) Jimenez
            C) Mitrovic
            D) 4.5 forward and 3-5-2
            E) Get Walker and play him every week in 4-4-2

            1. Concrete
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Prob B

          14. El Rey de Fantasy
            • 5 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Hazard > Sterling....???

            Front 8:

            Salah. Hazard. Martial. Richarlison. Fraser.
            Aguero. Wilson. Kamara.

            1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              No

            2. Concrete
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Not this week

              1. El Rey de Fantasy
                • 5 Years
                7 months, 23 days ago

                But Sterling is going to rise by next week...

                1. Concrete
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  7 months, 23 days ago

                  Wouldn’t bother with the .1

                  Sterling small chance of rotation

                2. Peter Ouch
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  7 months, 23 days ago

                  Already raised today!!

          15. Concrete
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Salah to Sterling and no Liverpool attack next week too risky?

            Will get Mane in after scouse derby

            Depending on CL etc this week

            1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Might pay off, also I'd rather get a Spurs mid than Mane..

              1. Concrete
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                7 months, 23 days ago

                Cheers.... Eriksen over Christmas could be a good option

            2. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Did the same and I ll bring Sadio after the derby

              1. Concrete
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                7 months, 23 days ago

                Cheers

            3. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Risky. Mersey derby. Everton are not scousers.

              1. Concrete
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                7 months, 23 days ago

                Learn somet new every day....Are Everton not in Merseyside?

                1. GreennRed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  7 months, 23 days ago

                  Apologies, I'm even more confused now! They are both scousers but scouser is a working class term. Sure a lot of Liverpool is working class. Must be Harry Enfield having me only associating it with Pool supporters.

          16. diesel001
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Chelsea line up on Thursday will be interesting. If Morata starts then Giroud may start in the PL. If Hazard is fit then that makes him a much more viable option.

            1. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Do you think that will happen though? Giroud played last couple of Europa games

            2. Syd.
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Chelsea have already the group sewn up so I am expecting a full set of second string players

          17. Lucky Z
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Shame that Leno at 4.8 is out of interest because of rubbish defence. Remember season when we were happy to have Szczesny as a budget Arsenal defence cover.

          18. pundit of punts
            • 6 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Sane rising tonight?

            1. ROYALNUTT
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              I reckon, if not defo monday night.

            2. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              89.8
              Very likely tonight, if not tomorrow for sure

            3. pundit of punts
              • 6 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Cheers.

            4. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              likely

          19. ROYALNUTT
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 23 days ago

            I don't really want to get rid of the Sig but I can do a straight swap to Sane tonight before price rise.

            What do u think? Yes or no?

            1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              For this week it may off but after GW16 I'd wanna have both

          20. TheSteel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Should i do Pereira>Alonso for free?

            1. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Yes.

            2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Yes

          21. Sparkys Barmy Army
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            A. Salah + Fraser
            B. Sterling + Eriksen

            B leaves me without any liverpool attacking cover. Still think it could be worth it though?

            1. The White Pele
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 23 days ago

              B easily

          22. Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Why Madisson hasn't got a red flag, isn't he suspended?

            1. badgerboy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Misses the EFL Cup tie mid week as his suspension.

              1. Peter Ouch
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                7 months, 23 days ago

                Cheers, I guess the only one still with him haha

          23. Iceball
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Hazard doubt...
            A) Keep him
            B) Keep and captain!
            C) Hazard to Sterling for free

            1. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              B or C, and if not confident about captaining vs Fulham then C

              1. Peter Ouch
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                7 months, 23 days ago

                Spot on

          24. Zion
            • 6 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Salah, Ings -> Sterling, Murray an ok move(for free)? Planning on wildcarding at the start of december.

            Team currently:
            Hamer, Ryan
            Laporte, Robertson, Doherty, Alonso, Wan-Bissaka
            Salah, Hazard, Romeu, Anderson, Fraser
            Aguero, Ings, Arnautovic

          25. El Rey de Fantasy
            • 5 Years
            7 months, 23 days ago

            Adam Smith is on -50.7 now.. Is he going to survive this upcoming whole gw or might fall..???

            1. Iceball
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 23 days ago

              Should survive, not many transfers out or in for him