Scout Notes

Kane beats Aubameyang in battle of Aguero replacements

Harry Kane (£12.5m) drew first blood in the competition to be Sergio Aguero‘s (£11.3m) replacement.

Fantasy managers had been largely choosing between the Tottenham striker and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.2m), who failed to deliver.

With both north London clubs having strong fixtures over the coming weeks there is still plenty of developments ahead in the competition between Kane and Aubameyang though.

We’ve analysed the two players and the performances of their teams in Gameweek 15 in this latest Scout Notes article.

Tottenham 3-1 Southampton

Goals: Harry Kane (£12.5m), Lucas Moura, Son Heung-min | Charlie Austin

Assists: Christian Eriksen, Kane | Steven Davis

Harry Kane’s first double-figure haul since Gameweek 7 arrived just in time for his increase in ownership. The Tottenham man was one of two candidates to replace the injured Sergio Aguero for Gameweek 15 and he duly delivered by recording a goal and an assist against Southampton. Meanwhile, the alternative option Aubameyang produced just two points in Arsenal’s draw at Manchester United.

Kane winning out over his north London rival will not be a huge surprise to those who had studied their accuracy in the build-up to Gameweek 15. The Tottenham man had registered 19 shots, 10 in the box and 12 on target. For total efforts and for accurate ones, Kane was top of the league, his 12 on target more than double any other player. By comparison, Aubameyang had recorded 12 shots, eight in the box and just three on target. For accuracy at least, that was fairly poor. Ahead of Gameweek 16, their numbers have come a little closer together, as Fantasy Football Scout members will see in the Members Area and in Friday’s Captain Sensible article.

However, there is no escaping that once again no player had more shots in the box or on target in Spurs’ match against Southampton. With the fixture swing for Mauricio Pochettino’s side now in motion, Kane’s FPL scores and popularity are both expected to be big over the winter period.

Christian Eriksen (£9.2m) proved that he could still provide assists even with Kieran Trippier (£6.1m) on the pitch. It was the first match the two had started together since Gameweek 6 so it proved insightful for anyone considering the Danish midfielder. While Trippier was still largely on corner-duty, he often played it short for Eriksen to cross. It was this combination that led to Kane’s ninth-minute goal. Developments later in the game may also play into Eriksen’s hands for this upcoming run of appealing Spurs fixtures.

It was a bittersweet night for owners of Trippier as he was taken off injured in the closing stages of the match. It appears he is still suffering from the groin problem he picked up during the World Cup and Pochettino’s post-match quotes aren’t tremendously positive. However, the right-back was one of just two defenders who recorded a clean sheet in Gameweek 15 as Southampton scored their goal after he had been withdrawn.

“I think it’s the same problem, the same problem that started in the World Cup. If you remember the semi-final against Croatia, when he left the pitch. Then I think to play after three days against Belgium, I think maybe it affected a little bit. Now he’s suffering in that situation. In situations like today when the pitch is not in a good condition, this area, the groin, suffers more when the pitch is different. It’s a thing that we need to care a lot for him, protect him, he needs to work a lot to protect and sort that problem. It will be a long period for him suffering this type of problem. When I was in Argentina as a 19-year-old I suffered and it is an area that is difficult to sort out. But I don’t believe it’s a big thing. It’s only he needs to start to accept that situation and live with sometimes some pain and play.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Son Heung-min (£8.4m) continues to offer excellent Fantasy value and seems to be solidifying his place in the starting XI too. The South Korean has now started the last three matches in a row and has a goal or assist in each of them. In fact, he has the same number of shots on target Kane over the last four Gameweeks. Pochettino has been hugely impressed with Son, especially since coming back from a hectic summer of international duty. However, he may need to start in Gameweek 16 to completely prove he has shaken off the rotation risk, with Alli waiting in the wings.

“I think he’s in his best this season. We are so happy in the way he has started to perform in the last few games, after the international break. It’s difficult to guess because he’s still so young, a great character, he’s so professional and he enjoys playing football a lot, but enjoys training the same in the same level. If you want to go further as a player you must love your job. You must love training and spending time with your team-mates on the training ground. If you are capable of that and feel like he feels, it’s possible to do everything.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Dele Alli (£8.9m) was the main man to suffer from rotation against Southampton, Lucas Moura (£7.0m) coming in for him. He did come on for the closing stages but his rest should see him start against Leicester on Saturday.

Anyone in possession of Spurs defensive assets outside of Trippier who saw their clean sheet wiped out may have to blame the fact that they got a bit too comfortable at 3-0 up.

“Yes, with 3-0 maybe we drop a little bit in our concentration I think we start to think the game was over and always it is so dangerous when there is so much time to play. Of course on the end, Lloris was man of the match because it was an unbelievable action that save, but that we cannot afford. In the same way I try to understand, it was a tough evening, difficult to play the three emotional games we played last week, you pay, it is not easy to feel fresh in your legs or your mind – play or not play, players that don’t play are the same.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Trippier’s injury saw midfielder Oliver Skipp (£4.5m) come on for his first Premier League appearance. He looked assured in his brief spell on the pitch, surging through Southampton’s midfield.

“With Oliver, it’s only about time. If he is capable of working how he’s working and doing in the future the energy and he’s behaving now, I think his future will be bright. We were thinking in the last few months to give him the opportunity to play in the Premier League but for different things, it wasn’t possible. I think he’s a player that we believe a lot in and I hope that he continues growing. For sure, he will be, I hope and wish, a great player for this club.” – Mauricio Pochettino

Coach Kelvin Davis was the man who oversaw Southampton for this particular match with new manager Ralph Hasenhüttl taking charge for the Gameweek 16 trip to Cardiff City. There was some input from the Austrian as he met with the Saints’ coaching staff before the game, but it was Davis who picked the team and chose the tactics. For that reason, there is only a limited amount we can glean from what we saw from Southampton.

“(He is) very concise with his information, very honest, very to the point with what he wanted and explained how he wants to work. Generally a good feel to him. He’s very keen to come in and improve us as a group and he wants to join our football club which is fantastic with the pedigree that he’s got so we are really looking forward to getting started. He only addressed the coaching staff, he didn’t address the playing staff in any way. It was quite simple, it was how he likes to play the game, how he likes his sessions to be planned, how he watches opposition and what he expects from people around him and the standards. There was no grey area we have now at this football club.” – Kelvin Davis

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Rose, Alderweireld, Foyth, Trippier (Skipp 87′); Winks, Dier; Moura (Sissoko 74′), Eriksen (Alli 79′), Son; Kane.

Southampton XI (4-2-3-1): McCarthy; Targett, Yoshida, Stephens, Cedric; Højbjerg (Romeu 88′), Davis; Redmond, Armstrong (Elyounoussi 81′), Ward-Prowse; Gabbiadini (Austin 70′).

Manchester United 2-2 Arsenal

Goals: Anthony Martial (£7.6m), Jesse Lingard (£6.7m) | Shkodran Mustafi (£5.4m)

Own goals: Marcos Rojo (£4.9m)

Assists: Ander Herrera (£5.0m) | Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m), Lucas Torreira (£4.9m)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang disappointed his new owners with a blank in Arsenal’s 2-2 draw at Manchester United. The Gabonese striker came into Gameweek 15 on the back of three goals in two matches and many expected him to continue his scoring run against a Manchester United side with just two clean sheets in league 14 matches. While it was his accuracy in recent weeks that had put some off, it was perhaps his volume of shots which let him down at Old Trafford. Aubameyang had just one in the penalty box, compared to Kane’s three against Southampton.

His 27.5% ownership would have been delighted to see the Manchester United team-sheet at the start of the game. José Mourinho went with a back-three of Marcos Rojo (£4.9m), Chris Smalling (£5.7m) and Eric Bailly (£5.1m), all of whom had missed out on the Gameweek 14 trip to Southampton. The former was considered free from injury but not fit enough to make it off the bench, while Smalling and Bailly were absent due to foot and back problems respectively. Also, Matteo Darmian (£4.5m) made just his third start of the campaign in the unnatural position of left wing-back and Diogo Dalot (£5.3m) was in the first XI for the first time in the Premier League. However, despite what looked like a risky selection at the back, and the fact that Arsenal had 62.3% of final third possession (compared to United’s 37.7%), Aubameyang was unable to prosper.

“And behind was Eric, half injured and without playing for a long time, was Smalling injured, I have to say injured, was Marcos Rojo in the first minute of the season, was Darmian with a third start, so was lots of people in very difficult circumstances and the team as a team had a very good response, had a big soul. I think I could speak about everyone including Marcos Rojo, that – in my opinion – played a very good game. But I think, I knew it, but [Dalot] come with a surgery and then when he was coming back he went to the national team and he played two matches in three days, had a problem again but I think Manchester United has a right-back for the next 10 years. The kid Diogo, fantastic. Gary Neville must be thinking now Manchester United has a right-back for 10 years, a very good right-back for 10 years.” – Jose Mourinho

Following some barbed comments from Mourinho after the Southampton draw, there was a bold decision to name Paul Pogba (£7.9m) among the substitutes. Romelu Lukaku (£10.7m) also dropped to the bench as the Manchester United manager went with a front-three of Anthony Martial (£7.6m), Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford. He explained his team-selection before the match.

“Technical and tactical decisions we are going to play with Lingard, Rashford and Martial. We did that already before recently against Young Boys we were not successful in the goals that we wanted to score but we were happy with the situation we created so in that first half against Young Boys we had big chances. We believe a combination of these three young fast, creative players even if they are not normally what you call the killer that has a chance, score a goal – we believe in their dynamic and appetite.” – Jose Mourinho

There were encouraging signs from the trio, with two of them finding the net in the match. Martial was forced off in the second half with what looked like a knock, but Mourinho gave a positive update at full-time.

“They played well. They gave good dynamic, good intensity, good movement, and we need that, we needed that happiness. Especially in moments where we are not very happy with the result we need happiness on the pitch, we need people that give that good feeling and the three young guys up front, all of them quite light, but alive, agile, creative, they were good. Midfield was strong, Herrera pressed so, so well and so, so hard and the people behind was always in control. Martial doesn’t think it is an injury. He thinks it’s a pre-injury, he was feeling tight.” – Jose Mourinho

Mourinho also praised Pogba’s contribution and fended off comments from journalists that suggested the United team looked happier without him in the starting line-up. It should definitely be noted whenever the United boss does say something positive about the Frenchman as their relationship is often considered their biggest source of problems.

“I think Paul played well. The 15 minutes he was on the pitch he played well, in a moment where our defenders couldn’t push up. Every time David de Gea had the ball all my defenders were dead in front of him and I want the team to come up, I want defensive line to push up, I want to play in the opposition half, at that moment we have Fellaini, we have [Romelu] Lukaku, we have Paul, but every time David had the ball, everybody was dead.” – Jose Mourinho

“(Asked if Pogba’s absence from the starting line-up made United happier: I don’t understand where you want me to go. No. As I was saying, I think Paul came on and gave a good contribution and didn’t give a bad contribution. I brought freshness and power and different qualities to the attacking players but our defenders were dead. Was impossible to take them out. David de Gea had the ball, waits two minutes for them, step by step to recover positions, or was kicking long. When he was kicking long was Lukaku and Rashford against five Arsenal players. Our defensive players were completely dead.” – Jose Mourinho

It was a game that summed up the best and worst of Arsenal. While they looked exciting going forward, both times they took the lead they were almost immediately pegged back. There were strong offensive performances for Sead Kolasinac (£4.9m) and Hector Bellerín (£5.4m) as they the match’s top performers for chances created and shots in the box respectively. However, United’s goals mean the Gunners are still without a clean sheet since Gameweek 7, their tally for the campaign remaining at just two. Crucially, the first goal they conceded at Old Trafford was created by a cross from their left-back position, the area we identified as their weakest a few weeks back.

Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m) featured only as a substitute for the second match running, potentially jeopardising his credentials as an alternative to Aubameyang once again. He was awarded the assist for Rojo’s second-half own goal and did make a difference when coming on. He could be recalled when Huddersfield come to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Aubameyang, who has now played 180 minutes in Gameweeks 14 and 15 could also be under threat from some rotation, having been benched twice already this season.

“First, we have a good rest after today because the players finished very tired, but that’s normal after Sunday’s match against Tottenham which was very demanding physically.” – Unai Emery

Scoring for the second Gameweek in a row was holding midfielder Lucas Torreira (£4.9m). His mobility and initiative in the middle of the park have made quickly made the Uruguayan a fan favourite for Arsenal, and his goals against rivals Spurs and Manchester United have only endeared him further. However, it might be unlikely that we see regular attacking returns from him, scoring from his only shot at Old Trafford.

There were two injury concerns for Unai Emery with Rob Holding (£4.4m) sustaining a potentially serious knee problem and Aaron Ramsey (£7.3m) picking up something more minor.

“Rob Holding we are going to wait for the doctors, but it is a big injury. It’s his knee. Aaron, I think it is a small injury.” – Unai Emery.

Accordingly, the impending return of Laurent Koscielny (£5.4m) could not come at a better time for Arsenal. The Frenchman has been working his way back to fitness and should be competing with Sokratis Papastathopoulos (£5.1m) and Shkodran Mustafi (£5.4m) very soon.

“Laurent is very close to playing. He played two matches for the U23s, the last on Tuesday, we are thinking he will start with us soon. I don’t know if Saturday is a possibility. We are thinking the Europa League against Qarabag is a possibility.” – Unai Emery

Manchester United XI (3-4-2-1): De Gea; Rojo (Fellaini 72′), Smalling, Bailly; Darmian, Matić, Herrera, Dalot; Martial (Lukaku 63′), Lingard (Pogba 75′); Rashford.

Arsenal XI (3-4-2-1): Leno; Holding (Lichtsteiner 36′), Sokratis, Mustafi; Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Torreira, Bellerín; Iwobi (Lacazette 65′), Ramsey (Mkhitaryan 45′); Aubameyang.

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1,312 Comments Post a Comment
  1. arkom
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 17 hours ago

    Guys what do you think about Gibbs-White for 5th mid?

    1. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Got him last week as Neves was out and needed someone to come on if needed.
      tbh he's great if he plays, but will he? Not a safe pick at all

      1. arkom
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Ah okay he was in the Neves place, so Neves will be there again in next games.. So yes, not a safe pick..

        1. MTPockets
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          11 days, 17 hours ago

          Not the Neves postion as such, but because he was out. Could keep starting as played well and popular, but risky:
          https://www.molineuxmix.co.uk/index.php?threads/team-v-newcastle.208104/

    2. hamgrumps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Between him and Masuaku at 4.3. G-W high upside if the rest of your bench is sorted.

  2. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 17 hours ago

    In your opinion, what is the lowest rank someone still has a chance of winning fpl?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Probably 150 or so points off. Not likely though.

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Realistically, you'd have to smash it against all odds if you're over 3k at this stage.

    3. teriyaki 69
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      150 pts off the top can still be closed.

      1. Game Over
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        150 pts and also better than about 150,000 other players currently above you.

        Doesn't seem feasible.

        1. Rash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          11 days, 17 hours ago

          Actually.. I'm 123 behind and ranked 1.7k so 150 surely within top 10k?

          1. Game Over
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            oh yeah, I miscalculated. ok so only 10,000 people to better.

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Guy at the top has 80 points on 100's

      Used all his chips

      Number 2 is 30 points down from number 1

      I'd say anyone in top 5k stands a fair chance

      Which is 160points

  3. Tikka MoSalah
    • 2 Years
    11 days, 17 hours ago

    Is bringing in an Arsenal defender a really, really bad idea? Kolasinac and Bellerin really look like they're going to get attacking returns

    1. EgyptianKing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Agree. I am considering taking Holebas out and bring one of Bellerin/Kola

    2. GaabRop
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        The problem is we don't know how/which formation Arsenal is going to play the coming GWs

      • fridge
        • 7 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        I would love to get Kola but is he nailed on enough?

      • XabiAlonso
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Just did Alonso > kola for a punt and to fit sterling in

      • Greenbackbøøg…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Their atrocious defending is a problem though

      • Greko82
        • 1 Year
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        I already have Kola. Really considering next week to double up and bring Bellerin in as well...

      • mgilbert86
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Monreal is nearly back in contention

      • BATIS2TA
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        4,9 for Kola with ARS fixtures is a must ...took im in for Alonso ... def a differential !!

    3. stupendous
      • 6 Years
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Hi everyone! Little help please. Gtg here?

      Patricio
      Doherty Robbo Digne
      Sane Hazard Richarlison Anderson
      Wilson Kane Lacazette(c)

      Hamer Paterson Yedlin Holebas

      1. fridge
        • 7 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Looks good to me, any transfers left?

        1. stupendous
          • 6 Years
          11 days, 17 hours ago

          No. Thank you as well

    4. fridge
      • 7 Years
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      Evening all

      I have my wildcard left but not sure it's worth using or holding? Ive used my FT already this week

      Patricio
      Alonso. Doherty. Robbo.
      Fanderson. Gudmunson. Sane. Fraser
      Jiminez. Kane. Auba

      Foster. AWB. Chilwell. Cairney.

      A) Stick
      B) Wildcard

      1. Trondero
        • 4 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        stick

      2. Forza Juventus
        • 3 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        That team is very good for a non-WC team, def stick.

      3. Effe
        • 8 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        A

      4. fridge
        • 7 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Thanks all, will stick, never know what will happen with injuries in a week...

    5. EgyptianKing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      11 days, 17 hours ago

      1) Holebas to Bellerin/Kolasinac
      2) Martial to Alli
      3) Son to Alli

      Which is best in your opinion?

      1. GaabRop
          11 days, 17 hours ago

          If I have to choose, then 1...like Martial and Son for this GW

          1. EgyptianKing
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            Do you consider both will start?

      2. jbunnage
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Fab, Hamer
        Alonso, VVD, TAA, AWB, Laporte
        Sane, Felipe Anderson, Rich, Brooks, Hojbjerg
        Kane, Auba, Arnie

        Tempted to hold my FT this week and play 5 at the back. Thoughts?

      3. Maddamotha
        • 2 Years
        11 days, 17 hours ago

        Cheapest playing midfield fodder?

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          11 days, 17 hours ago

          Camarasa 4.5

          1. Gringo Kid
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              4.6

          2. Effe
            • 8 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            Torreira looks decent if you can stretch to 4.9

            1. g40steve
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                One yellow away from a rest.

            2. SADIO SANÉ
              • 3 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              just get Sully

            3. Forza Juventus
              • 3 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Gunnarson for Cardiff no?

          3. XabiAlonso
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            How's this mob looking
            G2G?
            Fab (pat)
            Rob laporte doc kolasinac (kiko)
            Sterling Salah son rich
            Auba(c) rondon (Wilson)

            1. fridge
              • 7 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              I like it, although no Kane is a little scary

              1. XabiAlonso
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                I know. Can always do Salah auba > Haz Kane in 3/4 weeks

          4. Forza Juventus
            • 3 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            Hi guys how long from now do the prices change? 5 Hours and 45 mins?
            Times went back recently where i live so i kind of lost track of when it happens since then, sorry for the noob question, would appreciate the help though.

            1. MTPockets
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              yeah abou 6 hours (1.10am uk time)

              1. Forza Juventus
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                Ok cool, so its 3:18pm here now so 9pm or 9:10ish. That's what i thought but wanted to be safe. Cheers.

          5. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 4 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            shall i swap jimenez for mitro on wc or keep jimenez ? thanks

            1. Girth Brooks
              • 4 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              keep done nothing to warrant a sell.

            2. BATIS2TA
              • 2 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Do it, Mitro’s on fire !

          6. Jules Rimet
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            Any update on Ings? So quiet. Is he training? Is he ready for Cardiff?

          7. FDMS All Starz
            • 3 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            What would you do to this? Still have WC,1FT,0itb

            Fab-Steklenburg*
            Bellerin-Gomez*-Wanbisa-Doherty-Bednarek*
            Salah-Hazard-Sane-Paterson-Billing*
            Kane-Jimenez-Arnie*

            1. fridge
              • 7 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              I had a similar team and did Salah and Arnie to Auba and Fanderson. Although bit worried as first time I haven't had Salah all season...

          8. EgyptianKing
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            News on Robertson, Mane and/or Martial, guys?

            Cheers

            1. Longlatini
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Robertson photographed in training i believe, not sure on the other two

          9. Bubbles1985
            • 1 Year
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            Fab 4.7
            Luiz WanB Digne TAA Schindler
            Felipe Rich Shaq Sterling 5.3
            Auba Kane Jiminez

            Final places between:

            A - Hart
            B - Pat
            C - Hennessey
            D - Etheridge

            1 - Snodgrass
            2 - Brooks

            How does it look??

            1. hamgrumps
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              B1

              Would also look at 4.0 goalie and upgrade a defender.

          10. Az
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            Narrowed it down to...

            A) Arnie & Hazard -> Lacazette & Sane (-4)
            B) Arnie, Hazard, Alonso -> PEA, Sane, Alexander Arnold (-8)

            1. nibby
              • 6 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              PEA?

              1. XabiAlonso
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                Arsenal forward

              2. Skull And Gnomes 9
                • 1 Year
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                Small green vegetable high in vitamin C.

            2. Rash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Not B

            3. The 12th Man
              • 5 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              I like both. Just depends if you want to hold Alonso long term. TAA could easily outscore Alonso by 4 this week, so good chance of being payed back.

            4. QuintonFortune25
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              A imo

            5. Delph & Safety
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              The big thing for me between PEA and Lacazette is minutes; can we be sure Laca will start matches?

              1. Delph & Safety
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                Same could be said for PEA tbh.

            6. SADIO SANÉ
              • 3 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              A, did the same but with Laca & Anderson

            7. BucketHead
              • 5 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Auba and son not an option??

            8. Skull And Gnomes 9
              • 1 Year
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Sexy Bold B.

            9. XabiAlonso
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              B

          11. nibby
            • 6 Years
            11 days, 17 hours ago

            What to do with this lot?

            Fabianski
            TAA Keane Doherty
            Hazard Dilva Sterling Richarlison Fraser
            Wilson Arnie

            McCarthy AWB Ings Alonso. 1 Ft and 4.8 ITB. What to do?

            Thinking about Arnie & Hazard to Laca & Snodgrass for free and next week Ings to Kane. Thoughts?

            1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Arnie to Jimmy.

              1. nibby
                • 6 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                How about Rondon?

                1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  11 days, 17 hours ago

                  Nah he's shite.

                  1. JamieC180
                      11 days, 17 hours ago

                      Harsh but fair.

            2. skins1979
              • 7 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Fab, button
              Robertson, Taa, Duffy, digne, Doherty
              Salad,sane,martial,diaganna, Rich
              Jimenez, Kane, arnie

              Thoughts on Jimenez, salah and success >> sterling, au

            3. Trondero
              • 4 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              sorry repost: thoughts on this wc?

              Fabianski
              Doherty TAA Laporte
              Sterling Son Richarlison fAnderson maddison
              Kane Auba

              Hamer Awb kamara fernandez

              Maddison and kamara over Jimenz and høybjerg?

            4. unitednations
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              who would you prefer for this gw ONLY?

              A: Sane + Martial + Kane ©
              B: Rashford + Martial + Kane © with sane or jimenez on the bench
              C: Martial + Kane + Auba © (-4)
              D: Sane + Kane + Laca © (-4)

            5. Cech-King MoSalah
              • 8 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Robbo trained today apparently, can anybody confirm?

              1. SADIO SANÉ
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                yes

                1. Cech-King MoSalah
                  • 8 Years
                  11 days, 17 hours ago

                  Can't train with a dead-leg, so he is OK surely

                  1. SADIO SANÉ
                    • 3 Years
                    11 days, 17 hours ago

                    yeah no guarantees but should be fine

              2. L&MM (Howe to Train you…
                • 2 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                Correct

            6. skins1979
              • 7 Years
              11 days, 17 hours ago

              Fab, button
              Robertson, Taa, Duffy, digne, Doherty
              Salah, sane,martial,diaganna, Rich
              Jimenez, Kane, arnie

              Thoughts on Jimenez, salah, arnie > sterling, auba, success -8?

              Thanks

              1. Cech-King MoSalah
                • 8 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                Don't do that, you are losing more than you will gain.

              2. JamieC180
                  11 days, 17 hours ago

                  Seems a little rushed to me

              3. FDMS All Starz
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 17 hours ago

                Do we think Paterson will start? Got taken off early

                1. Cech-King MoSalah
                  • 8 Years
                  11 days, 17 hours ago

                  78% yes but maybe in a no.10 format

              4. JamieC180
                  11 days, 17 hours ago

                  Elo boys.

                  Ederson
                  Alonso - Robertson - TAA - Balbuena
                  F.Anderson - Sane - Sterling - Richarlison
                  Auba - Jiminez
                  (Hamer, Wilson, AWB, Camarasa)

                  Have 1.6 ITB, so could conceivably do Auba to Kane if necessary.
                  Equally, could do F. Anderson to Son.

                  Any tips for your old pal?

                  1. JamieC180
                      11 days, 17 hours ago

                      Come on mister you know I'm good for it

                    • hamgrumps
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                      Good team. Don't think Kane will increase price before Saturday so would hold for this week unless press conference indicates Auba on bench.

                  2. Chelsea Psycho
                    • 4 Years
                    11 days, 17 hours ago

                    Best moves?

                    A) Arnie >> Wilson / Mitro

                    B) Arnie + Hazard >> Lacazette + F. Anderson -4

                    C) Arnie + Hazard >> Auba + Fraser -4

                    Mcarthy
                    TAA Doherty Alonso AWB
                    Salah Rich Hazard Sane
                    Kane Arnie

                    Hennesy / Bennet / Kamara / Billing.

                  3. teriyaki 69
                    • 1 Year
                    11 days, 17 hours ago

                    is there any news on vardy?? looks like I'm the only one who still has him.

                    1. SADIO SANÉ
                      • 3 Years
                      11 days, 17 hours ago

                      Claude Puel admits he is unsure if striker Jamie Vardy requires surgery on a troublesome groin injury.

                      1. teriyaki 69
                        • 1 Year
                        11 days, 17 hours ago

                        so I should just get rid.

                        1. SADIO SANÉ
                          • 3 Years
                          11 days, 17 hours ago

                          probably yeah

                  4. Berbinho's Forehead
                    • 8 Years
                    11 days, 17 hours ago

                    A) Kolasinac, Son and Auba

                    Or

                    B) Trent, Sane and Lacazette

                    1. Bookkeeper
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      11 days, 17 hours ago

                      B just

                    2. JamieC180
                        11 days, 17 hours ago

                        I reckon B, myself.

                      • SADIO SANÉ
                        • 3 Years
                        11 days, 17 hours ago

                        B

                      • XabiAlonso
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        11 days, 17 hours ago

                        I've got A
                        So A)
                        As long as u have sterling

                      • BATIS2TA
                        • 2 Years
                        11 days, 17 hours ago

                        Kola Son Laca

                    3. 007 [RoboKlopp]
                      • 2 Years
                      11 days, 17 hours ago

                      Hi, who is better?
                      A. Salah, Mitro
                      B. Sane, Laca
                      C. Son, Auba
                      Ta.

                      1. Bookkeeper
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        11 days, 17 hours ago

                        B both season keepers

                      2. SADIO SANÉ
                        • 3 Years
                        11 days, 17 hours ago

                        B whilst Mendy is out, just waiting to see how nailed Son is

                    4. ddfc
                      • 2 Years
                      11 days, 17 hours ago

                      How’s this for a wildcard team please:

                      Fabianski Hamer
                      TAA Doherty Dunk AWB Schindler
                      Sterling Son Fraser Anderson Richarlison
                      Kane Aubameyang Wilson

                      0.1 ITB

                      I know the defence lacks premium but the fixtures are nice enough for the next 2 or 3 weeks at least, and they rotate well...

                      solid front 8 that rotate well too, limiting that benching headache...

                      Am I missing anything?

                      Thanks

                      1. hamgrumps
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                        Front 8 is almost too strong since you can only start 7 but if you have a rotation plan then go for it. Really like Kane/Auba/Wilson frontline.

                    5. RamaJama
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      11 days, 17 hours ago

                      Arnie/Hazard to Mitro/Sterling worth -4?