Scout Notes

Arnautovic injury opens door for more striker changes

An injury to Marko Arnautovic may cause further widespread changes among Fantasy Premier League squads.

His owners will be sweating on a hamstring problem in the coming days and will have their eyes on alternatives already.

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Felipe Anderson owners as a host of differential options helped West Ham to their latest win.

West Ham United 3-1 Cardiff City

Goals: Lucas Perez x2 (£6.2m), Michail Antonio (£6.8m) | Josh Murphy

Assists: Robert Snodgrass x2 (£5.3m), Arthur Masuaku (£4.3m) | Sean Morrison (£4.7m)

Marko Arnautovic (£7.2m) could be the next player to leave the Fantasy Premier League template after he was taken off injured in West Ham’s win over Cardiff. The Austrian forward went down clutching his hamstring and it seems unlikely he will feature too much over the Christmas period. The return to fitness of Andy Carroll (£5.4m) as well as the form of Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez (£6.2m) and Lucas Perez (£6.2m) mean that Manuel Pellegrini has plenty of options to replace him. If he is set for some time on the sidelines, the popularity of Callum Wilson (£6.9m) and Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.6m) should rise accordingly.

“It is a hamstring injury, we will see tomorrow.” – Manuel Pellegrini

Also stepping up as a potential alternative option at West Ham was Robert Snodgrass (£5.3m) who recorded two assists in the win. Since returning from suspension in Gameweek 14 he has started two matches in a row while Grady Diangana (£4.5m) has featured for just 14 minutes. The Scottish international was also subbed after 75 minutes at the London Stadium suggesting that Manuel Pellegrini is keen to use him again in Gameweek 16. Snodgrass’ two assists were a delivery on the creative promise he’s shown this season. In the last four Gameweeks, he had created more chances than Felipe Anderson (£7.1m), who came out of the 3-1 win with just two points.

The only reason that Lukasz Fabianski (£4.5m) did not get his first home clean since Gameweek 6 was because of a scrappy late Cardiff City goal. The Bluebirds had not particularly threatened in the match and the Hammers were certainly on course for a well-deserved shut-out. In contentious circumstances, Josh Murphy (£4.8m) bundled the ball over the line deep into stoppage time with Fabianski obstructed from being able to make a save. However, his owners will still be content with his first-half penalty save and eight-point haul.

Fabian Balbuena (£4.4m) missed out on the match with his recent injury problems. He was considered a doubt for the encounter but was fit enough for the bench, although he did not come on.

Michail Antonio (£6.8m) got his first goal of the season, a header from one of Snodgrass’ corners. It was an impressive display from him but Fantasy managers looking at West Ham options should probably exercise caution. The midfielder was deployed at right-back, not for the first time in his Hammers’ career, allowing first-choice Pablo Zabaleta (£4.3m) could have a rest. With Ryan Fredericks (£4.6m) still out injured, Antonio may well be the preferred alternative to Zabaleta at right-back during this busy period where rotation will be rife.

Meanwhile, Jack Wilshere (£4.8m) was entirely absent from the matchday squad having sustained a minor pain in his ankle.

“Jack (Wilshere) has a small pain in his ankle, not the one he injured before. If he is not 100 per cent then I was not going to select him.” – Manuel Pellegrini

Joe Ralls (£4.7m) announced himself as Cardiff City’s penalty taker but his time in that position may be short-lived after seeing his poor effort saved.

It was a poor night for Cardiff and their Fantasy options. A number of them are still playing out-of-position, so to speak with Callum Paterson (£5.3m) the centre-forward once again and Victor Camarasa (£4.6m) deployed on the right flank of the attack.

Murphy has now featured only as a substitute in two of his last three matches while, as we already mentioned, the circumstances of his headed goal were fortuitous at best.

West Ham XI (4-4-2): Fabianski; Masuaku, Ogbonna, Diop, Antonio; F Anderson, Rice, Noble, Snodgrass (Diangana 75′); Arnautovic (L Perez 40′), Chicharito (Carroll 64′).

Cardiff XI (4-1-4-1): Etheridge; Bennett, Bamba, Morrison, Ecuele Manga; Gunnarsson; Hoilett (Murphy 64′), Arter, Ralls (Mendez-Laing 64′), Camarasa; Paterson (Harris 73′).

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1,129 Comments Post a Comment
  1. DAZZ
    • 4 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    If i offered you 7 points for Kane right now, would you take it?

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Yep

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        I’d also take a hazard 10 and auba 10 despite knowing others have them as captains and Kane is my captain

    2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Definitely would - I'd take 6

    3. Auboomerang
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Nah I'd still take the gamble.

      9 and you have a deal.

    4. dmkp
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Well sane is my vc, so I'd defo take 7 right now

    5. Greenbackbøøg…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      yes

    6. RedArrows
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Guess so

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

      as a non owner

      i'd happily take that lol

    8. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Personally no, I want more from my most expensive player, playing at home against one of the worst teams in the league who will have Kelvin Davis in the dugout.

      1. Auboomerang
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Surprised people are happy with 6/7 points from a 12m player.

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          6/7 points a week is a good captaincy target, its nice to get more, but its bad to get less

        2. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          7 points now or gamble for what could be a cameo or injury or blank or 5 pointer or sure double digits... I’d rather not risk the 14 pointers from a captain

    9. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      no

    10. Ghost Gooner
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      No. 10pts is the minimum

    11. Jules Rimet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      No because he will score two goals and get three bonus points which gets me 13 points.

    12. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      No minimum return I want is a brace from Kane with max bonus so 14 I think

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        *Sorry 13

      2. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        High standards

    13. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I probably would.

    14. Gunner Boy
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      I would

    15. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      No chance.

    16. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      no 9 or above ok

    17. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      As a non-owner, I would not accept. I want him to play and get his 2 pts.

    18. J T
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      9+

    19. ktk_interista
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Hell no. That is very easy to match by a hazard assist or Salah goal. I want him to completely trump opposition. 12 minimum.

  2. Tshelby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    What to do with this lot?

    1.2 ITB
    1FT

    Fab, Hamer
    Alonso, Robbo, Doherty, Bennett*, AWB
    Salah, Son, Sane, Richarlison, Billing*
    Ings*, Auba, Arnie*

    Seems like my bench is totally useless

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Arnie to Mitro. Bennett could be back in tonight. New manager could be good for Ings though not sure when he is back.

      1. Tshelby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        He will have a late test today for the game so I hope that Ings will be back in the weekend. Don't really know if I want Mitro more looking at Wilson tbh

        1. Kanchelskis
          • 1 Year
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          You're right. How did I forget Wilson?

    2. Ghost Gooner
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Arnie has to go 1st with Ings next if he isn't ready by mid dec

    3. Gunner Boy
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Monitor Bennett, I heard around here that he had a knock.

      Arnie > wilson.
      Ings >Mitrovic

  3. KingOllie
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Arnie -> Laca is a no brainer right? 1FT

    1. dmkp
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Very much so

      1. KingOllie
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Good thing about Laca is that hes not played for last few due to injury, shouldnt need much rest next week or so 🙂

    2. TaiwanHC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      No

    3. Gunner Boy
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Yes

    4. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      That’s what I’ll no doubt do

  4. Goonsquad245
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    With Mitro on 4 YC and united away next, is it worth waiting and saving a FT this week (playing Laporte) and possibly getting mitro next week?

    1. L'Aeroplanino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      of course

      1. Goonsquad245
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Thanks - decision could be made for us if he gets booked tonight!

  5. Mcgugan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Any idea if Holding will keep starting?

    I can do Luiz > Holding
    Arnie > Auba next week?

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Does Koscielny possibly being available for Huddersfield game impact?

    2. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I'm not convinced. Sokratis, Mustafi and now Koscielny and Mavropanos fighting for places. It helps when they play 3 at the back, but I'm not sure they will long term.

    3. seanie3
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      No, kos close to comeback

    4. danishdynamite
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Koscielny soon back and there's always the chance that Monreal will play at left CB (if they continue with three at the back)

    5. GoonSquad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Missing Auba for his fixture after ManU seems insane, I'd take a hit and C Auba.

  6. Mcgugan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Also any views on Laca? If he starts, surely he can get close to Auba for less money?

    1. L'Aeroplanino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      yes, emery switched to 3-4-1-2/3-4-2-1 recently and they can play together in the middle

    2. KingOllie
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Arsenal fan here, Laca is much better value. They will get equal minutes over the xmas period.

      Laca is still first choice #9. And Emery is playing 3-5-2 / 3-4-3 now so they will both play the majority

      1. avfc82
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Good post - can you see Emery sticking with 3 at the back long term? It's only the last couple of PL matches he's used the system right?

        1. KingOllie
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          Hes a very tactical manager so will only play that system when it suits, so i do expect it to change around.

          But it fits our players right now due to Kolasinac and Bellerin being better wingbacks than fullbacks and providing that width as we have no natural wingers in the team. Which allows us to play Auba/Laca/Ozil/Rambo in a more central position

          1. avfc82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            12 days, 22 hours ago

            Makes sense, cheers for the insight, always good to get it from a fan who watches the games.

          2. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
            • 1 Year
            12 days, 22 hours ago

            what do u think about kola as an fpl asset or is it safe to pay 0.5 more for bellerin?

      2. AandyzZ
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        I can't see them both playing together too often, it's too risky as they are the only 2 strikers we have

        1. KingOllie
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          That makes no sense. The wingbacks allow us to play both of them

    3. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I think so yep

    4. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      If they both start today I will be convinced that they both are equally nailed.

      Don’t think dropping Laca for Iwobi/Mkhi add anything to the Arsenal attack.

      They are much better off with Auba-Laca playing upfron. They seem to have good chemistry as well on & off the pitch.

  7. Yiod14
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    How many minutes do you think salah will play tonight?

    1. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      80

    2. TaiwanHC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      80+

    3. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      i'd take 70 mins

      1 goal
      2/3 baps
      clean sheet point

      fresh for burnley

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Lol baps imagine, needs assists aswell for that

        1. #FPLBhuna
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          haha I know

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            12 days, 23 hours ago

            Captained and expecting a brace and baps

      2. KingOllie
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Fresh for the game they are playing? heh

        1. #FPLBhuna
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          haahh

          bournemouth*

          1. Eat my goal!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            12 days, 23 hours ago

            Benched for Bournemouth fresh for Napoli

      3. Holmes
        • 5 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        play 70mins vs Burnley to get fresh for last 20mins vs Burnley... Thats Salah! 😀

      4. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        He’s playing Burnley.

        1. #FPLBhuna
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          bournemouth*

    4. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      70

    5. Amey
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      65

    6. boogle
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      74 if winning by 2 goals
      85 if winning by 1 goal
      90 if drawing or losing

  8. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Which combo would you prefer for THIS gw only?

    1) Sane + Martial + Auba (c)
    2) Martial + Kane + Auba (c) (-4)
    3) Sane + Kane + Auba (c) (-4)

    A: Fabianski + Alonso
    B: Patricio + Diop with Alonso on the bench

    Leaning towards

    1. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      *am leaning towards 2A

    2. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      1 unless pretty sure Sane won't play
      Not sure - I always start Alonso but not so logical as advice this gw. However Wolves aren't keeping cs either.

    3. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      3 as I would not go anywhere near united players,

  9. seanastley97
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    £1.9 over budget with this team....where would you cut down?

    Hamer - Patrício
    Wan-Bissaka - Alonso - Laporte - Bennett - TAA
    Højbjerg - F.Anderson - Sterling - Hazard - Fraser
    Kane - Auba - Wilson

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Would have to be Alonso unfortunately

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Or Kane but I imagine you really don’t want that. ACTUALLY just do sterling > Sane ???

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Hazard to Sané and Hojbjerg to Gunnarsson?

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Or that

    3. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Shaving a bit here and there still doesn't make it so Hazard downgrade I guess.

    4. dynamike
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Yeah, got to be at the back.

    5. Holmes
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Auba to Lacazette? Hazard to Sane?

    6. sunnyh
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Auba to laca? You really dont need to be playing 3 strikers this season

    7. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Hazard —> Alli

      1. skeyrd
        • 5 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        this

    8. danishdynamite
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Alonso. Not worth the pricetag

      1. Fossit
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        Can you seen the fixtures on the horizon, going no where.

  10. semiconductor
    • 4 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    After having few intakes from respectful members in here. How does this WC team attempt look?

    Fabianski-4.0m
    Alonso-TAA-Stones-Bellerin-WB
    Sterling-D.silva-Richarlison-brooks-Muasaku
    Auba-Kane-Wilson

    1. Magic Bean Hunter
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I dont like stones with kompany and otamendi lurking. The rest are very good

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Too much money in defence. Although I would say that.

      1. semiconductor
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Stones to Digne?

      2. semiconductor
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Stones+Ballerin to Digne+Doherty/Holding and upgrade Brooks to Fraser or d.silva to Sane?

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          Yes something along those lines. You need a bit more fire power.

          1. semiconductor
            • 4 Years
            12 days, 23 hours ago

            Which do you prefer?

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              12 days, 22 hours ago

              Silva to Sane

    3. semiconductor
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Can do D.silva to Sane and downgrade stones or bellerin

  11. jamie1972
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Taking the plunge and ditching Salah to fund Arnie > Auba (-4)

    Best replacement for 8.8?

    a) Bilva
    b) Dilva
    c) Ozil
    d) take a -8 and make it Sane

    1. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      B but actually non of those for me

    2. antis0cial
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      b or d Son at 8.4 may be a decent option too

    3. Magic Bean Hunter
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      B

    4. jamie1972
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Cheers all

      Wondering if maybe go for Laca over Auba now though, gets me Sane easy and leave a bit of change over...

      1. Tshelby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        That looks better imo

  12. fenixri
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    RMWCT

    Fabianski - Hamer

    Alonso - TAA - Doherty - AWB - Schindler

    Hazard - Sane - F.Anderson - Fraser - Gunnarsson

    Auba - Kane - Wilson

    1. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Would have Sterling

    2. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Double Bournemouth maybe a bit too much, but both great so...

    3. Number 5
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Very similar to mine -

      Fabianski Hamer
      TAA Schindler Alonso Doherty WB
      Sterling FAnderson Sané Fraser Masuaku
      Kane Auba Wilson

      Agree, I have gone for Sterling over Hazard

  13. wasp3000
    • 4 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    What's the mood like in the community today. I'm happy enough with last night with Sane and Fabianksi getting me 16 pts. Kane (c) and the rest to come so hopefully an exciting evening ahead.

    Arnie's duckegg and injury is a blow though. Looks like my first -4 hit of the season is coming this weekend as one of Laca/Aubam has to come in with those fixtures and the other 7m FW;s fixtures sucking b*lls

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Yep a hit that will make many points over those sticking to the price point

      1. wasp3000
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        I think so too. I'm normally part of the anti hit brigade as it tends to go against me but in this case, Arnies injury is forcing my hand and Arsenal fixtures and form is too good to pass up.

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I’m pretty happy took a -12 but got 32 so 20 resulted in small green arrows

      Got (K)ane auba taa robbo/awb1 hazard Digne to play

      Team is set for Xmas

      1. wasp3000
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        Wow well done. I barely take a -4 nevermind a -12. Go on you maverick you 🙂

    3. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      17 here with AWB. Got Salah (c) still to come! Kinda excited to see how my move is going to work out today. I did haz, kun and Martial to Son, Sane and Auba

      1. wasp3000
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        I went Aguero and Hazard to Sane and Kane(C) Sunday so so far so good from a price and points perspective. Hoping Troll Hazard doesn't come back to bite me after holding him for the past 6 GWs

    4. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I also have Sane and Fab which I’m happy enough with although Cardiff’s late goal was a real kick in the nuts.

      I brought in Felipe, and while I’m still happy to have him moving forward it was a shame he didn’t get any returns from 6 goals.

      Hoping Auba, Salah and Kane(c) do the business tonight.

      1. wasp3000
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        Kane (C) i'm excited about but have gotten burned by him last season. Aubam is who i'm gonna get in this GW. Just a shame i've missed out on the 3 price rises in 3 days. I'll have to downgrade Salah to fund Arnie to Aubam so money isnt the issue but still

  14. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Mitro is a troll just cause he is in the same price bracket as Arnie does not make him an option or the fact that he has nice fixtures.
    If you want to get him be prepared for 6-10 blanks followed by a brace, repeat. But jump on board hey 🙂

    1. MegNuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Not entirely true that. He's a proven young goalscorer. I don't own him but I wouldn't be surprised to see him start scoring more regular

    2. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I think if Ranieri gets them up and running then he could be great, if they do well so will he. His poor run recently coincided with Fulham's.

    3. All Out of Mounie
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      He'll still be my Arnautovic replacement

    4. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      He’s a good option imo. Think Fulham just started conceding too much and lost their way with the previous manager.

      He was shooting as much as Aguero first few weeks and was very good value for money.

      1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        this

    5. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      I think investors are hoping Fulham become a little more consistent under Ranieri, and he clearly wants to build the attack around him. I think he's a good shout.

    6. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Agreed, i'm swinging toward Jimenez instead.

    7. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Looks like I am out voted. Last season and this one already. He is on my never again list. Fair point on Ranieri.
      I have been wrong before and if wrong on this will be the first to post here to say so. 🙂

  15. All Out of Mounie
    • 1 Year
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    What a disaster of a week thus far. Everything looked nice and dandy before this week, as if I had WCarded especially for this week alone.

    Laporte and Arnautovic blanks later I really wish for a upturn today with Kane as my cap.

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      In the end, a lot of this game is luck. Excelsior.

  16. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Is Felipe Anderson worth 2m more than Snodgrass?

    Snodgrass usually takes majority of the corners/fks when on the pitch.
    He’s also creating more chances than Anderson.
    Anderson has better goal threat compared to Snoddy but when you compare him to Siggy/Rich he’s way behind.

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Just based on how they played last night, Snoddy was way better.

    2. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      not sure since many are getting i am getting.Fixtures are golden.Have siggy and anderson on wc.If he flops swap to richa gw19

      1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        but as u mentioned snodgrass is a bit deep and only setpieces help him.Kinda poor man's fraser .Prefer goal threat over him

    3. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      When Anderson is involved expect the Bonus points, he can’t return every week, but 23 in his last 4 isn’t bad 9 2 10 2

  17. ANISH_T28
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Pick 1

    A - F.Anderson

    B - Sigurdsson

    C - Son

    1. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      C

    2. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Gylfi

  18. Legend of Rosický
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Son or Alli?

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Son

    2. GoonSquad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Reckon Alli, less rotation if fully healthy. Both depend on goals vs. assists.

  19. Rex Lash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Fab 4.0
    Robbo Doherty AWB Digne Duffy
    Sterling Sane Hazard Richarlison Murphy
    Arnie Kane Wilson

    Thoughts on Arnie(inj)/Duffy(susp)/Hazard -> Schindler/Anderson/Aubameyang for -8?

    Thanks

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      - 8 brings me out in a cold sweat. Do you need to do Duffy > Schindler bit?

      1. Rex Lash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        unfortunately yeah, otherwise it'd be sterling + arnie out for auba + anderson

        1. Rex Lash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          12 days, 22 hours ago

          or I get laca + anderson for hazard + arnie?

          leaves a healthy 1.5 or so to upgrade duffy the following gw

  20. KingOllie
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Salah vs Kane tonight.

    May the best overpriced player win!

    1. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      ...vs Auba

    2. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      I’m hoping both smash it tonight along with Auba.

      1. KingOllie
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        the holy trinity :O

  21. Donster
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Mane and Arnie to:

    A: Aubu and Snod

    B:Laca and Anderson

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      B

  22. ANISH_T28
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Thinking of the following team after a hit, thoughts

    Fabianski
    VanDijk Laporte Balbuena Doherty
    Son/Siggy Sane Salah
    Lacazette Jiminez Aubameyang

    Hamer Laporte Brooks Camarasa

    1. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      very nice

    2. Legend of Rosický
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      2 Laporte?

      1. ANISH_T28
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        Sorry should be Digne in the starting X1

  23. Krisson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Should i Trade arnauto?
    Am thinking of Wilson Or Mitro.
    Leaning towards mitro because of fixtures. Thoughts?

    1. All Out of Mounie
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Agree that Mitro has the better midterm fixtures. He'll likely be my Arnie replacement.

  24. TaiwanHC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Lacazette or Aubameyang?

    1. Jose Out
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      I’m thinking I could get both

      1. Jose Out
        • 6 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        Choose one then Auba though I rwckon

    2. Federico
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Auba most tempting. Depends on how you spend the savings from Laca.

  25. Jose Out
    • 6 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Hazard and Arnie to Anderson and laca for free
    Or
    Salah, Arnie and Wilson to Auba, Laca and Anderson -4

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      First one.

    2. Wingate
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Looking at similar. Hazard poor form, average fixtures, and likelihood of rest over Xmas schedule makes it possibly a good idea. Worried Auba/Laca will also rotate though.

  26. Federico
    • 6 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Arnie out - Arsenal in.

    Considering Laca instead of Auba, to have some flexibility in coming weeks. With Auba, it looks like I might want to let Alonso go, to keep up with midfield targets (Sanè, Alli etc.).

    Simply put:
    A) Trippier + Auba
    B) Alonso + Laca

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      A or Trip and Laca and use rest somewhere else.

      1. Federico
        • 6 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        So in other words, Alonso -> Trip is a good thing? 🙂

  27. Wingate
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    With upcoming fixtures plus current form does this make sense:

    Hazard (MCI) + Arnie (Injured) to Anderson (CRY) + Auba (HUD) -4?

    Or Arnie to Wilson. Thx

    1. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      - 4 move looks good.

    2. MASTER ROSHI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Yeah looks good

      1. Wingate
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        Never thought a few weeks ago I’d be saying goodbye to Haz but seems to be the right thing for now....

  28. Inazuma X1
    • 1 Year
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Who do you consider as a differential from now onwards?

    1. RedArrows
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Salah!

    2. Kanchelskis
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Any non-Kane premium forward.

      1. Kanchelskis
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        And Salah! of course

  29. Ould Onion Bagger
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Current Team:

    Ederson (Hamer)
    Doherty, TAA, Robertson, Keane (Pereira)
    Martial, Salah, Sane, Sterling (Hughes)
    Jimenez, Wilson (Arnie)

    Best for this week?

    A) Arnie, Pereira, Hughes -> Laca, Schindler, Billing (-4) (0.0 left ITB)

    B) Arnie, Salah, Hughes -> Auba, FAnderson, Richarlison (-4) (1.0 left ITB)

    C) Arnie, Salah, Pereira -> Auba, Son, Trippier (-4) (0.6 left ITB)

    D) Arnie, Salah -> Auba, Mane (0.3 left ITB)

  30. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    12 days, 22 hours ago

    Aubamakane is coming for you...