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Why Mitrovic is a mid-price FPL forward to consider over Christmas

Our Gameweek 13 coverage ends with this regular look back at a player, team and discussion point that attracted our interest in the weekend’s matches.

Aleksandar Mitrovic is suddenly en vogue again after his two goals against Southampton and has currently been bought by more Fantasy Premier League managers than any other forward in the lead-up to Gameweek 14.

Crystal Palace‘s awful run of fixtures finally came to an end at Old Trafford, where the Eagles demonstrated their defensive aptitude with a well-earned clean sheet to take into their more attractive matches ahead.

Finally, we also look at a busy week ahead and potential rotation as FPL managers face their first midweek deadline of the season.

The Player – Aleksandar Mitrovic

From Gameweek 7 to 13, Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.6m) suffered over 500,000 sales in FPL and saw his ownership cut by almost a third.

The Serbian striker’s form mirrored that of Fulham’s overall as they slumped to six successive defeats and sank to the bottom of the Premier League table before Slavisa Jokanovic was deposed as head coach. Mitrovic, indeed, didn’t score in any of those losses.

We wrote after Gameweek 11’s meek surrender to Huddersfield Town that the appointment of a new manager could have a galvanising effect on Mitrovic and help force him back into the reckoning from a Fantasy perspective, and given what transpired in Claudio Ranieri’s first match in charge at Craven Cottage on Saturday, that may have well just happened.

The “new manager bounce” is one of those mystifying, unquantifiable factors and the Cottagers were certainly revitalised against Southampton, recording their first league win in three months with Mitrovic grabbing a brace.

The Serb had more efforts on target in this match than he had managed in the previous six Gameweeks combined, with no FPL forward having more attempts on target than Mitrovic this weekend.

Only Burnley’s Chris Wood (£6.2m) had more shots in the box in Gameweek 13 among players in Mitrovic’s position, meanwhile.

The switch of formation from a 4-3-3 to a 4-4-1-1 perhaps helps Mitrovic, with Ranieri stating after the game that he has instructed his wide players to provide as many crosses as they can for the Serbian forward:

For me, Mitrovic is one of the best strikers in Europe. When I say in Europe, I say all the world.

He’s only 24 years old, he’s a fantastic player and is important to give the ball to him because he can play as a platform but also as a goalscorer when the ball arrives in the box, always there is a goal or very close.

I asked my team to make a lot of crosses for Mitrovic because he is amazing in the box. He can do everything in his career.

That is important to give him a lot of chance to score.

Those words suggest Ranieri is a big fan of the former Newcastle striker and is perhaps building his team around him for the time being.

Both of Mitrovic’s goals came via crosses from Fulham’s overlapping full-backs, Maxime Le Marchand and Cyrus Christie (both £4.2m), which underlined this approach.

The impact of a fit and firing Tom Cairney (£4.8m) can’t be underestimated, either, with the Scottish midfielder renowned for his passing accuracy in the Championship last season. Cairney was stationed in behind Mitrovic on Saturday, freeing him up from the added defensive responsibilities than playing in a central midfield three comes with and allowing him more freedom to create.

Cairney’s inclusion in “the hole” came after Ranieiri’s comments on Friday about not being able to find a strike partner for Mitrovic in his squad, despite having vowed to do so when he was unveiled as Fulham boss.

That in itself bodes well for Mitrovic’s security of starts going into a festive period when we Fantasy managers yearn for as many assets as possible who are largely immune from rotation.

Luciano Vietto (£5.5m) and Aboubakar Kamara (£4.3m) would seem unlikely to lead the line by themselves, so with Ranieiri unable to dip into the transfer market until January, Mitrovic appears to be his only hope for goals in attack.

Fulham have no EFL Cup or European commitments in December either, which will surely help with Mitrovic’s recovery in between Premier League matchdays.

Speaking of the festive calendar, Fulham have one of the best runs of fixtures over Christmas: West Ham (h), Newcastle (a), Wolves (h) and Huddersfield (h).

While Fulham’s next three matches are fairly unappealing, their attractive run of games from Gameweeks 17-20 coupled with Mitrovic’s talismanic status could see interest in him spike again among the Fantasy community.

One large caveat, of course, is the fact that the Serbian striker sits on four yellow cards and is only a booking away from a one-match suspension. Prospective Fantasy owners may indeed be hoping that he picks up a caution in the coming two Gameweeks, meaning he is a risk-free purchase by the time the Hammers visit Craven Cottage.

The Team – Crystal Palace

One Premier League club who have largely disappeared from these pages over the last couple of months are Crystal Palace.

The Eagles have endured the trickiest run of matches of any top-flight side from Gameweeks 7-13 – at least, according to our Season Ticker – but the clean sheet they picked up at Old Trafford on Saturday ahead of their fixture swing in Gameweek 14 possibly bodes well for the “easier” games ahead.

Fantasy investment has understandably been limited over the last seven Gameweeks, with even Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£4.2m) taking a tumble in price despite being eminently benchable during this tricky run.

Palace’s goalscoring record has been poor all season but even their clean sheets had dried up before the trip to Manchester, with Saturday’s shut-out their first in the Premier League since the 0-0 draw with Newcastle United in Gameweek 6.

Next up for Roy Hodgson’s side are Burnley, Brighton and Hove Albion, West Ham United and tenth-place Leicester City, with a home match against Cardiff City to come in Gameweek 19.

A couple of clean sheets over these five fixtures is a very real prospect, given that the Eagles have already recorded three shut-outs in five encounters with sides currently sitting in the bottom half of the table.

Palace are one of only four teams to have faced at least five of the “big six” in the opening 13 Gameweeks of the season – the others being Newcastle, Huddersfield and West Ham.

Despite this, Palace are ranked a respectable ninth for fewest shots on target and attempts in the box conceded in 2018/19.

Having all four of Wan-Bissaka, James Tomkins (£4.3m), Mamadou Sakho (£4.9m) and Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) available seems crucial to their defensive solidity: all four of the Eagles’ clean sheets this season have come when that backline has lined up together.

Indeed, Palace only conceded to Spurs in Gameweek 12 after Tomkins had limped from the pitch on 59 minutes.

Tomkins and Wayne Hennessey (£4.5m) were particularly excellent on Saturday, while in Cheikhou Kouyate (£4.7m) Palace have an in-form defensive midfielder stationed in front of the back four who has been key to their recent rearguard efforts.

In Burnley, Brighton, West Ham and Cardiff, Hodgson’s side will face opponents who rank in the bottom half of the table for shots in the box, big chances and efforts on target.

Further forward there seems less cause for optimism: no club has scored fewer Premier League goals this season (eight) than the Eagles.

Only four clubs have mustered fewer big chances than Palace, who rank 15th for shots in the box attempted.

The calibre of their opposition in recent weeks has to be taken into account, but then again the Eagles have also failed to score against Newcastle, Southampton and Wolves at Selhurst Park this season.

Wilfried Zaha (£6.7m) would appear the only Palace midfielder or forward who would be remotely interesting to FPL bosses and the Ivorian was a bright spark as a central striker in a 4-4-2 on Saturday.

Given the number of alternatives available in the mid-price forward bracket and that Zaha is without a goal in seven matches, however, there may be a limited number of takers initially.

The Talking Point – Gameweek 15

The first set of midweek Premier League fixtures of the season takes place next Tuesday and Wednesday, leaving Fantasy managers with precious little turnaround time between Gameweeks.

Gameweeks 14-16 are almost a “mini-Christmas” with regards to fixture congestion and we will surely see some form of rotation from a number of sides over the coming 12 days.

Liverpool assets perhaps look most at risk of bench duty over this period, given that the Reds have the quickest turnaround between matches: only five days and 20 hours separate their kick-offs against Everton and Bournemouth in Gameweeks 14 and 16, with a trip to Burnley sandwiched by those matches.

Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Fulham are the other four sides who face a Sunday-Wednesday-Saturday schedule next week.

Those kinds of schedules are nothing to clubs such as the title-chasing quartet mentioned above, of course, though Chelsea and Arsenal have been able to rotate more comprehensively this season given that they are “only” in Europa League action.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have the kindest schedule, given that almost nine days separate their clash with Cardiff City this Friday from the Gameweek 16 encounter with Newcastle.

Watford, meanwhile, have also been dealt a favourable hand with a Saturday-Tuesday-Monday timetable.

In this corresponding set of fixtures last season (Gameweeks 13-15, with Gameweek 14 being the midweek set of matches), Sadio Mane (£9.9m), Mohamed Salah (£13.0m), Leroy Sane (£9.3m), David Silva (£8.6m), Kieran Trippier (£6.2m) and Callum Wilson (£6.8m) were all dropped to the bench for at least one of their respective clubs’ fixtures.

Eden Hazard (£11.1m) was a substitute in one of Chelsea’s games too, though was playing under a different manager.

However, Sergio Aguero (£11.5m), Raheem Sterling (£11.3m), Harry Kane (£12.3m), Christian Eriksen (£9.2m), Dele Alli (£8.9m), Paul Pogba (£7.9m), Anthony Martial (£7.6m) and Richarlison (£7.0m) were among the many players to have started all three games.

The circumstances for many of the above players this season will, of course, be different this time around, be it fitness, form or increased competition for their places.

Fantasy managers also have to ask themselves if one potential rest is enough to dodge an in-form asset such as Sterling, given how explosive he could prove to be in the other two fixtures.

As ever, a strong FPL bench would seem the key to navigating the forthcoming three Gameweeks.

 

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  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    11 days, 4 hours ago

    Is it mentioned he’s on 4 bookings

    1. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 4 hours ago

      Gah, very good point! I'll add this in now, lest folk go out and buy him off the back of this exhilarating read (fat chance).

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        11 days, 4 hours ago

        Good stuff thanks, good article as always 🙂

        1. Skonto Rigga
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 1 Year
          11 days, 4 hours ago

          Ah, thank you. I'm the one who updates the bloody Suspension Tightrope too, to make it even worse...

    2. Mo Mané Mo Problems
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 days, 4 hours ago

      Shhhh!!

    3. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Also Kane is on 3 yellow cards so will one vs Arsenal put people off getting him in???

  2. badgerboy (Howe to Train Yo…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 days, 4 hours ago

    Never. Again.

    1. badgerboy (Howe to Train Yo…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 4 hours ago

      Tom Cairney on the other hand could be a nice benchable 5th mid around Christmas.

  3. Klopptomist - Guardiolas of…
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 4 hours ago

    I only just sold the sod

    1. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 4 hours ago

      Yeah, me too. Possibly my worst buy of the season, as I've missed all of his goals and it was done against my better judgement and purely out of fear.

      Not ruling out a GW17 return, mind...

      1. Pierce34
        • 3 Years
        11 days, 4 hours ago

        I had him for 7 weeks and he got me 1 goal and 3 yellow cards. During that time, he was comprehensively outscored by Wilson and King. Of course I had King in the beginning of the season, when he was soundly beaten by Mitrovic and Wilson - and I have Wilson now (no goals from him yet! 😀 )

        1. Pierce34
          • 3 Years
          11 days, 4 hours ago

          Just goes to show it's possible to have two of the best forwards in the game (by FPL points at least) and get absolutely no goals for 9 gameweeks 😆

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      11 days, 3 hours ago

      Lol, unless he shows consistency I’d rather tread on Lego!

  4. Melania
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 4 hours ago

    Get rid of Hazard or Mane for Sterling this week?

    1. Amey
        11 days, 4 hours ago

        Mane

    2. nkhoughton
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 4 hours ago

      Best fpl forward option around the 7m mark

      A lil iffy on Arnie status

      1. sunnyh
        • 5 Years
        11 days, 4 hours ago

        Murray or Mitro from the looks of things

    3. badgerboy (Howe to Train Yo…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 4 hours ago

      'For me, Mitrovic is one of the best strikers in Europe. When I say in Europe, I say all the world.'

      Might just be me but I find quotes like these a complete waste of space. When is a manager ever going to give anything other than a glowing reference about one of his players. (Jose Mourinho aside.

      1. Pierce34
        • 3 Years
        11 days, 4 hours ago

        The vast majority of Mourinho's players have been lacking heart, desire, brains, and the ability to follow and execute his tactical masterplans.

    4. sunnyh
      • 5 Years
      11 days, 4 hours ago

      Mendy replacements:

      A. Keane
      B. Laporte

      Extra cash from Keane can allow me to go from Martial to someone like Sane, Dilva, Eriksen or Alli next week

      1. Amey
          11 days, 4 hours ago

          A

      2. Amey
          11 days, 4 hours ago

          Nice article !!

          1. Skonto Rigga
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 1 Year
            11 days, 4 hours ago

            Thank you, my friend!

            1. Amey
                11 days, 4 hours ago

                Cheer's

          2. LSP FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            11 days, 4 hours ago

            Better transfer?

            A) Chilwell->Alonso
            B) Richarlison->Sane

            WCing in GW16 so really only thinking about the next 2 GWs

            1. Amey
                11 days, 4 hours ago

                B
                You'd save price rise of sane !!

            2. Holmes
              • 5 Years
              11 days, 4 hours ago

              Would need atleast 3 hat-tricks in a row for any kind of consideration... 😮

            3. Best_07
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              11 days, 4 hours ago

              I thought Zaha was being overlooked now his fixtures are turning, but his stats in the last 4 are shockingly poor.

              1. Pierce34
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 4 hours ago

                I'd consider him if he played as a winger, was classed as a midfielder, and had a good striker to create for.

                1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  11 days, 4 hours ago

                  So, no.

              2. Eat my goal!
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                11 days, 3 hours ago

                Yep!

            4. spyda12001
              • 1 Year
              11 days, 4 hours ago

              Thoughts? I am thinking C

              A) Stick with Mane (have Salah as well)
              B) Mane to Sane (Have Sterling but no Kun)
              C) Mane to Alli

              1. Amey
                  11 days, 4 hours ago

                  B

                • DV8R
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  11 days, 4 hours ago

                  B

              2. Best_07
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                11 days, 4 hours ago

                A. Wilson > Arnautovic
                B. Wilson + Fraser > Success + Dilva (for free)

                1. Amey
                    11 days, 4 hours ago

                    A
                    If you have other city assets.
                    Otherwise B

                    1. Best_07
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      11 days, 4 hours ago

                      I have just Aguero. Leaning towards A myself but this injury trouble worries me.

                      1. Amey
                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                          Keep fraser for next week and roll 1ft.
                          Next gw 2ft will be gold considering kane fixture turn

                  • DV8R
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    11 days, 4 hours ago

                    Anything worth changing here? Save FT?

                    Patricio
                    Laporte, Robbo, Alonso, AWB
                    Salah, Hazard, Richarlison
                    Kun, Arnie, Jiminez

                    Fabianski, Fraser, Bennett, Højbjerg

                    1FT, 0.1 itb

                    1. Olivier Bernards watch
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      11 days, 4 hours ago

                      looks strong, save ft

                      1. DV8R
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        11 days, 4 hours ago

                        No Sterling is my only concern

                    2. Amey
                        11 days, 3 hours ago

                        Save

                    3. El_Crudgo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      11 days, 4 hours ago

                      Evening guys. Tinkering ahead of CL and Europa games, thinking for this weekend:

                      Kepa
                      Alonso-Trent-Robbo-Bennett-Doherty
                      Sterling-Sane-Hazard
                      Aguero-Arnie

                      Bench: Fraser-Success-Obiang

                      Mental?

                    4. diesel001
                      • 2 Years
                      11 days, 4 hours ago

                      I am going to have to get this guy back into my team now, but hopefully he picks up a YC against Chelsea and is banned. Gives me a bit more time.

                      1. diesel001
                        • 2 Years
                        11 days, 3 hours ago

                        Got rid of Mitro after his 1pter against Bournemouth. Since then he has scored 16pts.
                        Got in Arnie - since then Arnie has scored 16pts too.

                        But Arnie has gone up in price, whereas Mitro would have cost me TV and SV.

                      2. Amey
                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                          And another .2 drop too 😉
                          Icing on the cake !!

                      3. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        11 days, 4 hours ago

                        Who would your 3 must have defenders you’d have from now over ther Xmas period???

                        1. diesel001
                          • 2 Years
                          11 days, 4 hours ago

                          Laporte, VVD, Alonso

                          Laporte and VVD because they are unlikely to get rotated. Alonso because he is very attacking.

                        2. Amey
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Alonso+Laport+Robbo
                            Doherty can be nice bench guy if got him early !!

                          • Wilshere Knowledge
                            • 5 Years
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Only Wan Bissaka.

                          • J T
                            • 1 Year
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Alonso TAA Doherty WanB

                          • Warby84
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            I think Van Dijk Robertson and Alonso

                            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              11 days, 2 hours ago

                              Cheers for your input fellas food for thought!!!

                        3. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                          • 1 Year
                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                          Interested to know - who is keeping or shipping Hazard and Arnie this week??

                          1. diesel001
                            • 2 Years
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Looking to keep both.

                            1. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                              • 1 Year
                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                              Hope so! Just noticed I have been priced out of a 2FTs so would now need to take a hit!

                          2. Smurf
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Have both. Keeping both.

                          3. DV8R
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 7 Years
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Keeping both unless injured

                          4. Auboomerang
                            • 1 Year
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Keeping both, although getting rid of Hazard next week.

                          5. MTPockets
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                            Have neither. Getting neither

                          6. Amey
                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                              Keeping both.
                              Captaining Hazard !!

                            • Numb - I am Groot
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                              Keeping both come what may

                            • J T
                              • 1 Year
                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                              Keeping both

                            • XabiAlonso
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                              Will see if any are ruled out first

                            • Rash
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                              Likely selling hazard. Keeping Arnie for now

                              1. aBritabroad
                                  11 days, 3 hours ago

                                  Mad to sell him before FUL mate (unless injured of course)

                              2. Eat my goal!
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                11 days, 3 hours ago

                                Keeping both, captain hazard

                                1. g40steve
                                    11 days, 2 hours ago

                                    Keeping until pressers confirm news

                              3. jdp219
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                11 days, 3 hours ago

                                Bottomed by new article:
                                Fab (Foster)
                                Alonso, Robbo, Doherty, AWB (Bednarek)
                                Salah, Hazard, Richa (Fraser, Gunnarsson)
                                Aguero, Arnie, Wilson

                                Not entirely sure what to do with this squad, but have 2FTs to spend. Maybe just address the fodder (Bed and Gunn)?
                                Any thoughts appreciated!

                                1. Amey
                                    11 days, 3 hours ago

                                    Carniey (spelling mistake fulham) 4.8M guy for gunnarson and save other ft !!

                                2. Layyer
                                  • 1 Year
                                  11 days, 3 hours ago

                                  Got Haz, maddi, Sigurdsson, Mané

                                  A. Mané out Sané in

                                  B. Do nothing and save a transfer

                                  1. Amey
                                      11 days, 3 hours ago

                                      A

                                      1. aBritabroad
                                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                                          A

                                    • Best_07
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 2 Years
                                      11 days, 3 hours ago

                                      Anyone thinking of Rondon if Arnie proves to be injured ?

                                      1. Wilshere Knowledge
                                        • 5 Years
                                        11 days, 3 hours ago

                                        He’s averaged 8 goals a year last 3 years.

                                        Anyone who buys him should be institutionalised.

                                        1. Best_07
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                                          I didn't mean getting him for the entire season but midterm.

                                      2. BRENTMEISTER_GENERAL
                                        • 1 Year
                                        11 days, 3 hours ago

                                        you must be joking

                                        watched him on Monday vs one of the worst defences in the league. He did nothing. At one point Newcastle had a 2 on 2 break in the Burnley half and he turned and passed the ball back to midfield!

                                        1. Best_07
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                                          His stats are good.

                                      3. Eat my goal!
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        11 days, 3 hours ago

                                        Will he be played?!

                                        1. Best_07
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                                          Should be?

                                    • Auboomerang
                                      • 1 Year
                                      11 days, 3 hours ago

                                      Bournemouth - Sane starts, Sterling starts, Mahrez rested.
                                      Watford - Sane starts, Sterling rested, Mahrez starts.
                                      Chelsea - Sane rested, Sterling starts, Mahrez starts.

                                      If I get 9/9 correct, can I have a cookie.

                                      1. diesel001
                                        • 2 Years
                                        11 days, 3 hours ago

                                        As I said yesterday. It is one of those periods where lots of players will be rotated. Can you predict though, who are the players that will score the most points over this period?

                                        If you are correct I would want Sane out of those three.

                                      2. child of God
                                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                                          I agree with sane playing the next 2, but both sterling and kun should both miss one of the next two.

                                      3. Rash
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 1 Year
                                        11 days, 3 hours ago

                                        Hazard and salah to sané and sterling?

                                        1. aBritabroad
                                            11 days, 3 hours ago

                                            Wouldn't get rid of Hazard before Fulham - depends on your team but I'd bank your FT and get 2 x Spurs next week

                                            1. Rash
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 1 Year
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              I have 2ft already.. plan is make those moves for free then aguero to Kane week after.

                                            2. Eat my goal!
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              Seems sidewards

                                              1. Rash
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 1 Year
                                                11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                My moves?

                                        2. arndff_ (Howe to Train your…
                                          • 6 Years
                                          11 days, 3 hours ago

                                          What would you do here?

                                          Fabianski
                                          Alonso Robbo Doherty AWB
                                          Salah Hazard Richa
                                          Aguero Arnie Jimenez

                                          Foster | Fraser Yedlin Diangana

                                          2FT, 1.4M ITB

                                          1. aBritabroad
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              Salah to Sterling this week, keep the other FT so you can get 2 x Spurs next week (Aguero to Kane and Hazard to Eriksen/Son/Alli)

                                              1. Rash
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 1 Year
                                                11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                I'd rather sterling sané Kane then what you propose tbh

                                          2. aBritabroad
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              Thinking of the below for a maverick -8. Is this asking for trouble before away to Arsenal for Spurs? Only asking as I won't be able to afford after 0.1 price rise on any one of the below:

                                              Salah -> Son
                                              Barkley -> Sane
                                              Aguero -> Kane

                                              Current full team:

                                              Ederson
                                              Alonso - Robertson - AWB
                                              Martial - Salah - Richarlison - Barkley - Sterling
                                              Aguero - Arnie

                                              Hamer - Bennett - Digne - Success

                                            • Wirbelwind
                                              • 1 Year
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              Can Sterling please hold himself in and not rise again. I need more time till the pressers!

                                            • EL tridente
                                              • 1 Year
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              A) Sterling and Mitro
                                              Or
                                              B) D Silva and Laca

                                            • cboulos97
                                              • 2 Years
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              Thoughts on my wildcard?

                                              Fabianski (Boruc)

                                              Alonso - Robbo - Laporte - TAA - AWB

                                              Salah - Hazard - Sane (Kenedy - Kayal)

                                              Aguero - Arnie (Kamara)

                                              0.0ITB. AWB, Kenedy and Kayal would rotate for the last spot. Obviously I’d prefer Sterling over Sane but I feel the strong defence and attack makes up for going with Sane instead. Is the extra 2m really worth it considering I’m keeping Aguero? Any other thoughts?

                                              1. Nomar
                                                • 9 Years
                                                5 days, 3 hours ago

                                                Basically big hitters surrounded by utter garbage that will do nothing to help you off the bench over the most rotation unfriendly period of the season.

                                                Yeah, go for it!

                                            • Steevo
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 4 Years
                                              11 days, 3 hours ago

                                              Which emotional hedge?
                                              A) Keep Hazard & bet big on Sterling to score 2+
                                              B) Haz -> Sterling (free) & bet big on Haz to score 2+

                                              1. Best_07
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 2 Years
                                                11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                Hazard is due a haul.

                                              2. child of God
                                                  11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                  I'd expect sterling to miss one of the net two games and hazard to play the next two as he'll miss the europa tomorrow. Not the best time to lose hazard imo

                                                  1. Chenku╰☆╮
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                    I am expecting Aguero to finally be benched.. if jesus is injured pep needs to try out a non aguero team..

                                                • Good Kompany
                                                    11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                    I’d rather be betting on Sterling to score two but only after seeing the lineups

                                                • TLF
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                  No TAA in the starting line up tonight

                                                  1. Best_07
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                    Definitive starter at the weekend then.

                                                    1. TLF
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                      Yes true but does it mean TAA isn't first choice given the rest of the team appear to be tonight for a tough champs league match.

                                                  2. Eat my goal!
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    11 days, 3 hours ago

                                                    Fantastic means he plays the weekend