Scout Squad

The Scout Squad: FPL Gameweek 16

With the dust still settling on Gameweek 15, the Scout Squad panel return to offer their long-list of players to be considered for our regular Scout Picks feature before “we go again” this weekend.

The 72 nominations will be narrowed down to a squad of 14 (with the starting XI not exceeding £83m) ahead of the Gameweek 16 deadline at 11:30 GMT on Saturday.

Regulars Joe, Az and Peter – who have five top 1k finishes between them – are this week joined by myself, filling in for the unavailable Paul.

The panel expands on their notable selections and omissions in the article below.

JoeAzPeterNeale
GKLukasz FabianskiLukasz FabianskiBernd LenoLukasz Fabianski
Jordan PickfordJordan PickfordLukasz FabianskiJoe Hart
Joe HartMartin DubravkaJoe HartJordan Pickford
DFMatt DohertySead KolasinacHector BellerinLucas Digne
Lucas DigneDejan LovrenLucas DigneSead Kolasinac
Sead KolasinacLucas DigneMatt DohertyMatt Doherty
Chris SmallingCedric SoaresLewis DunkFabian Balbuena
Sean MorrisonLeon BalogunSean MorrisonTrent Alexander-Arnold
MFMohamed SalahMohamed SalahRaheem SterlingMohamed Salah
Raheem SterlingSon Heung-minMohamed SalahGylfi Sigurdsson
Gylfi SigurdssonAnthony MartialGylfi SigurdssonRaheem Sterling
Felipe AndersonFelipe AndersonFelipe AndersonFelipe Anderson
Callum PatersonRaheem SterlingCallum PatersonJB Gudmundsson
FWHarry KanePE AubameyangAlexandre LacazettePE Aubameyang
Alexandre LacazetteAlexandre LacazetteHarry KaneHarry Kane
PE AubameyangHarry KaneRaul JimenezRaul Jimenez
Romelu LukakuJavier HernandezSalomon RondonAlexandre Lacazette
Raul JimenezSalomon RondonCallum WilsonSalomon Rondon

Most popular picks: Lukasz Fabianski, Lucas Digne, Mohamed Salah, Felipe Anderson, Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane, Alexandre Lacazette (four), Joe Hart, Jordan Pickford, Matt Doherty, Sead Kolasinac, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Raul Jimenez, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Salomon Rondon (three)

Joe said…

The balance of power switches firmly to premium strikers this week as Harry Kane looks for his sixth goal in seven league games when Spurs travel to Leicester.

With Barcelona up next a few days later in the Champions League, the striker could see his minutes curtailed but I think he’ll start against one of his favourite clubs to score against. Over his last three league encounters with the Foxes, Kane has scored an impressive seven times.

Arsenal’s home tie with Huddersfield looks irresistible. I’m advocating fielding both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette for this.

The latter looks set to start, after making an impact with an assist off the bench against Manchester United last time out. Even if his strike partner misses out on a first XI berth I’m still confident of returns, after the Gabon international delivered two double-digit scores in a row as a substitute in Gameweeks 8 and 9.

If my colleagues only opt for one of this Gunners duo I’m backing Romelu Lukaku to take a striker’s spot for Fulham’s visit. A brief 27-minute run-out against Arsenal, plus a possible injury to Anthony Martial, should ensure he returns to the starting line-up. With attacking returns in two of his last four appearances, he should prosper against a Fulham side that has yet to record a clean sheet under new boss Claudio Ranieri.

Wolves once again provide value.

Attacking points in each of their last two matches sees both Matt Doherty and Raul Jiminez win my support for their trip to Newcastle.

Cardiff look another good team for bargain-hunting as they host a Southampton side that won’t have had much time to get used to the tactics of new boss Ralph Hasenhuttl. Should the Saints breach the Welsh side’s backline then defender Sean Morrison could still notch points, having earned assists in each of his last two starts. Callum Paterson could also prosper up front, with three goals in his last seven matches.

Elsewhere, Mohamed Salah’s benching against Burnley gives me confidence he will start and do well away to a Bournemouth side that has conceded more shots in the box than any other team over the last four Gameweeks. In fact, the Cherries last earned a clean sheet back in Gameweek 10.

Az said…

I can’t see many clean sheets as this hectic week of Premier League action comes to a head, so I’m happy to spend in my attacking slots as I look for some budget defenders.

Sead Kolasinac is a player I’m strongly considering in my own team, and his fixtures and attacking intent look to make a mockery of his £4.9m price tag. In fact, all my chosen defenders are under £5.0m and present good value for money, as well as seemingly secure starting spots.

In midfield, I’ve backed Mohamed Salah as my number one pick, despite taking him out of my own team last week. Jurgen Klopp has looked to rest his squad against Burnley, so you have to expect a strong starting line-up when they visit the Cherries. But Son Heung-min, Anthony Martial and Felipe Anderson aren’t far behind, and also offer great points potential for a fraction of the price. Raheem Sterling sees himself fifth but has to be included after having a nice night off against Watford – he looks certain to play and cause the Chelsea full-backs some real trouble.

Up front, the Alexandre Lacazette v Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang debate rages on – so I’ve gone for both of them. Lacazette didn’t start against United, but will surely be let off the leash against Huddersfield. This looks like it could be a rout, so doubling or even tripling up on Arsenal in this game and beyond looks a very viable strategy.

Harry Kane loves scoring against Leicester and rewarded those who brought him in early against Southampton. An injury to Marko Arnautovic also makes Javier Hernandez and Lucas Perez attractive options. Both of these West Ham strikers are the same price and are in decent form, as is Salomon Rondon, who is doing well for Newcastle at the moment.

Peter said…

Anyone who miraculously survived the carnage of Gameweek 15 need only look as far as last week’s Picks for evidence of the treacherous waters which we will be navigating into the Christmas period. Four players failed to start, two withdrew with injuries and one saw red meaning that the average minutes played across the 14-strong squad was just over 57! As context for some of my selections this week, it’s safety first but with everything firmly crossed.

Riding the coat-tails of the opposition of Fulham and Cardiff has proven a winning strategy for much of the season, but not so this week. A fit and firing forward from the Red Devils would be licking his lips as the Lilywhites pay a visit but FPL managers are left ruing a lack of form (Romelu Lukaku), lack of fitness (Anthony Martial) and lack of form or fitness (Alexis Sanchez).

We also await evidence that the Saints – under their new manager, Ralph Hasenhuttl – will experience any new manager bounce. As a result, it’s Cardiff who provide my only players from these two fixtures, with Sean Morrison and Callum Paterson respectively creeping into the fifth defender and midfielder spots.

It speaks volumes that the one fixture I’m confident enough to triple up for is the Terriers visit to the Emirates. Bernd Leno, Hector Bellerin and Alexandre Lacazette all come in as my top picks, although I’ll be hoping for my own FPL team that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang avoids any spectre of rotation.

My midfield top choice goes to Raheem Sterling despite a tricky visit to Chelsea. After sitting out Tuesday’s victory against Watford, the England man will be keen to pick up where he left off as City pay a visit to a Chelsea team which conceded twice against Wolves on Wednesday.

Elsewhere, I have double hopes for the Hammers (hosting Palace), Wolves (away at Newcastle) and Everton (who entertain the Hornets), although for me there are very few standout players this Gameweek.

Neale said…

I’m backing Wolverhampton Wanderers against my own side this weekend.

Although Salomon Rondon features in my 18-man squad (as filler, as much as anything else), I sense Matt Doherty and Raul Jimenez could repeat their midweek heroics and leave Tyneside with more than mere appearance points.

Newcastle United appear more at ease in away matches or in fixtures against the “big six” and I think Rafael Benitez struggles to balance his instinct to play conservative football with the palpable pressure to attack when the Magpies host sides around them in the Premier League table.

West Ham United and Leicester City have exploited that uncertainty at St. James’ Park this season, while Watford should have been out of sight at half-time in a game Newcastle somehow ended up winning.

Newcastle are particularly vulnerable at set plays and in the air, so Jimenez (ranked joint-third for headed attempts among FPL forwards) may benefit from those shortcomings.

Doherty could have a field day against makeshift left-back/wing-back Javier Manquillo, meanwhile, if Paul Dummett fails to recover from injury.

I’m anticipating a top-heavy Scout Picks in Gameweek 16 so I’ve focused on cut-price options at the back and between the sticks.

I’d be happy with either of Lukasz Fabianski or Fabian Balbuena (hopefully recalled after a rest in midweek) as the West Ham representative against a Crystal Palace side who were disappointingly poor in the M23 derby – the Eagles only breaching the Brighton defence from the penalty spot despite playing for over an hour with a man advantage.

Lucas Digne is my number one pick in defence after a luckless week for the Frenchman. Digne was seconds away from a nine-point haul in the Merseyside derby and ought to have emerged from the draw with Newcastle on Wednesday with at least one assist to his name (Cenk Tosun and Gylfi Sigurdsson spurning the two “big chances” he created), so I sense he’s “due” a sizeable return against a Watford side who are winless in five and who have conceded more big chances than all bar four teams during that spell.

Bournemouth conceded 17 shots in the box at home to Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night, which elevated a rested Mohamed Salah to my number one pick in midfield – despite the fact I will likely be ditching the Egyptian on a wildcard this week.

The cases of Raheem Sterling, Felipe Anderson and Sigurdsson need little explanation, while I’ve plumped for Johann Berg Gudmundsson as my fifth midfielder given that the Iceland international could potentially exploit a Brighton side missing Shane Duffy and who have conceded more attempts from set plays than all teams bar Newcastle.

I’m keeping our options open re Arsenal assets by covering both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette but I’m keen to see Sead Kolasinac make the final cut: over the last four Gameweeks, no FPL defender has racked up more key passes, big chances created or penalty box touches than the Arsenal wing-back. While Nacho Monreal’s imminent return to fitness may concern prospective Fantasy owners, I wonder if we will instead see the Spanish defender deputise for the injured Rob Holding at left centre-back rather than share wing-back duties with Kolasinac over the festive period.

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2,010 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SuperMane Returns
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    How's this squad looking for GW16? Bench order correct?

    Fabianski
    Alonso/Mina/Doherty/Digne
    Sterling/Richarlison/Sane
    Aubameyang(c)/Kane/Wilson
    (Hamer/Murphy/Diangana/Bennett)

    Thanks in advance

    1. spyda12001
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      strong - I think bench is fine.

    2. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Would be concerned on Auba starting tbh...

      1. Earn your Spurs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        looks good to me - who will be your VC?

      2. SuperMane Returns
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        May captain Kane then?

      3. AuFeld
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        He's yet to miss a match. He's come off the bench twice this season with double digit hauls.

        1. Deulofail
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 16 days ago

          Wild Card This didn't say he would miss the match tbf. Scoring from the bench before doesn't mean he's more captainable when he's not certain to start. He's still less likely to score than if he's in the starting XI.

    3. Deulofail
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Try using spaces instead of slashes

      I'd put Diangana third on bench. He's got a good chance of starting, but if he doesn't, he's likely to get 1 point. Bennett is likely to get 2 points minimum, and more likely to get a CS than Diangana getting an attacking return, even if he starts (if not, then about the same likelihood, I'd say).

  2. sentz05
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Arny out for who?

    1. Goat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Yes

    2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Aubameyang.

    3. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      How much money do you have? I went for Auba

    4. sentz05
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      7m

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        Mitro or Jimmy

  3. Sweetboi
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Which one lads?

    a) Laporte - Hazard - Wilson

    b) Alonso - Anderson - Lacazette

    1. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Not much in it - probably B due to better fixtures

    2. bitars
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      A 1000000%

  4. grayedog
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    2 FT, 0.5 ITB.

    Rui / Fab
    Robbo / Laporte / Alonso / Chilwell / AWB
    Hazard / Rich / Sane / Fraser / DStephens
    Kane / Wilson / Mitro

    Not sure what to do - bad GWs this week but good schedules ahead, and good value on almost everyone.

    All I can think of is downgrade Alonso to fund Hazard -> Sterling. Thoughts? If so: (1) Alonso -> ??? (2) Hazard -> Sterling this week or next (they play each other, at CHE)

    1. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      That sounds the best plan - depends how much you get for Hazard drives who you can get instead of Alonso

      1. grayedog
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        I’d get 10.8 for Hazard, so I can go up to 6.7 for Alonso.

        Options include:
        A) TAA (1.4 ITB)
        B) VVD (0.6 ITB)
        C) Doherty (1.7 ITB)
        D) Trippier (0.6 ITB)
        E) Digne (1.8 ITB)

        Thoughts?

  5. Release The Ox
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    (

    Stuck on what move to make. Any thoughts appreciated

    Hart Foster
    TAA Alonso Digne AWB Jonny
    Salah Sterling Rich Kennedy Hojbjerg
    Wilson Kane Arnaut

    Possible options

    Arnaut to Chicarito
    Alonso & Arnaut to Balbuena & Laca (-4)
    Jonny to Balbuena
    Alonso to Bellerin/Kolasinac
    Roll FT and use to invest in City next week

    Want to make the move tonight to avoid price changes......

    1. abaalan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Can you afford Alonso + Arnie -> Laza + Kola ..... my exact transfers this week.

      1. Release The Ox
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        Afraid not. .4 off

    2. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Any money itb and how much will you get for Arnie?

      1. Release The Ox
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        .2 ITB. Selling price for Arny of 7.0

  6. My neck my back my Saed Kol…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Best 4.5 mid?

    1. UnitedFan
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Camarasa

    2. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      They are not good bargain...I guess in that bracket you’re looking for 2/3 points. Choose any that plays...no one can guess when they will get attacking returns...

    3. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      maybe Gunnarson

  7. UnitedFan
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Anyone think Alonso could be dropped with Emerson getting a shot?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Could be.

    2. Rage Against The Raheem
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Possible, Sarri may tinker with that defence as they have looked poor lately.

    3. EgyptianKing
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 16 days ago

      This GW? Do not think so

      1. UnitedFan
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        Not specifically this GW, just generally.

    4. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Not this GW. Not against this opponent.

    5. Longlatini
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Of course

    6. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Over Christmas period certainly but not this week

    7. Fingerspitzengefühl
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      He's well known from his time in Naples to play the same back four every single match, so don't think so

  8. enrico.palazzo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Is it time for a wild card?

    Patricio - Hamer
    Alonso - Doherty - AWB - chillwell - TAA
    Hazard - richarlison - Salah - Deulofeu - 4.2
    Kane - Ings - Arnie

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      If not this GW, next one as no Man City etc.

    2. Pilgrim62
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Think so

    3. Hart-ake
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      I would say so. Too many fires.

    4. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Use it or you lose it - seems worth tidying up yes

  9. Differentiator
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Guess the obvious Arnie replacement is Mitro. Plum fixture next and not going to be rested anytime soon even with 1YC hanging in the balance

    1. Monya Meow Meow
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 16 days ago

      If you had neither, Mitro or Jim the better pick?

    2. Hart-ake
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      The fixtures 17-20 are super tasty. Looks an ideal nailed pick over the Christmas period.

    3. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Wilson more obvious if you don't have him

      1. AuFeld
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        He's good, but I think he's due to regress with his 33% conversion rate over the last four game weeks.

  10. bitars
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    I think its time to cash in on Alonso now. He has been looking dreadful lately.

    Tripper, Bellerin or TAA?

    1. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Bellerin

    2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      I'm not.

      1. Rinseboy
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        captain Epic?!

    3. Monya Meow Meow
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Like Trip but he seems to be an injury risk atm, reckon TAA is the safer bet with Gomez out.

    4. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Luiz ? Chelsea have great fixtures after city....

    5. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      I'm sticking

    6. abaalan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Got rid this week. I like Bellerin out of those, but maybe TAA if no other Liv

  11. J to the T
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    On a wildcard

    A) Dunk & Callum Wilson £0 ITB
    B) Kolasinac & Chicharito £0.3 ITB

    Have Fanderson so have some hammers cover if I choose A but no Bournemouth if I choose B.

    1. Monya Meow Meow
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 16 days ago

      I prefer A slightly

  12. Jam0sh
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Evening guys. What would you do with this lot?

    Patricio
    Robertson, Alonso, Laporte, Doherty
    Salah, Sane, Richarlison, Murphy
    Kane, Wilson

    subs: Button --- Arnautovic, Wan-Bissaka, Hojbjerg --- 1 FT, 0.9 ITB

    A) Arnautovic -> Jimenez/Mitrovic
    B) Arnie & Laporte -> Lacazette and Diop (-4)
    C) Salah, Arnie & Robertson -> Sterling, Lacazette & TAA (-4)
    D) Something else what?

    1. Jam0sh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      C is for -8

    2. Boo Ya Ka Sha
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      evening homie. maybe Arna, Hojbjerg > Kamara, prem mid. otherwise, A/Jimenez.

      1. Jam0sh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        Cheers. With Salah still in my team I'd only afford a 8.1 mid with Kamara and that doesn't look too good. Could get only Jimenez if I decide to keep Mo.

        Could also do this for -8:
        Robertson, Murphy & Arnie -> TAA, F.Anderson and Jimenez

  13. Fpl-king
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Who to bring in as (C) This Week?
    Auba or Laca ?

    1. Deeney-is-a-god
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Rather have auba than laca individually

  14. Deeney-is-a-god
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    A) Auba and fraser
    Or
    B) Laca and Felipe and.

    1. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Tricky one that

  15. Rinseboy
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    captain Kane (few goals against Leicester in his time) or Laca (best fixture but doesn't often haul)????

  16. Fantasy Gold
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Robbo and Arnie > Kola and Laca for -4

    Thoughts?

    1. Deulofail
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Monreal could be back this weekend. Kolasinac due a rest. Whether he gets the rest this weekend or not, he's not nailed at this point in time imo

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        Yeah, so annoying. Thought that may be the case.

        Can’t afford Bellerín 🙁

        Thanks.

    2. Rinseboy
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      yep

  17. StayoutheSpiceZone
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    First to three

    Arnie to:

    A) Zaha
    B) Jim
    C) Rashford
    D) Wilson

    1. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      D or B

    2. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Jim or Mitrovic?

  18. drughi
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Fabianski
    Doherty Laporte TAA
    Salah Richarlison Hazard Silva
    Vokes Jimenez Kane (C)

    hamer Awb Masuaku Duffy

    Thinking about taking a hit, now which looks best ?

    A. Masuaku>Snodgrass (change formation to 3-5-2)
    B. Duffy>Kolasinac (4-4-2)

    1. Rinseboy
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      B for me he looks a beast again!

  19. @fpl_phenom
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    im considering a -16 point hit.....

    Salah > Sterling
    Cairney > Son
    Arnautovic > Wilson
    Robertson > TAA
    Alonso > Luiz

    have exact cash and feel it sets me up nicely for the christmas.....

    thoughts...

    This will be the team afterwards.....

    Fabianski Button
    Luiz TAA Doherty Bennett Wan-B
    Sterling Sane Hazard Son Obiang
    Wilson Kane Jiminez

    1. Bouncebackability
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Luiz in is a no from me.

      1. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        why? I want to cover those chelsea clean sheets.... alonso doesnt look very good lately going forward to why not save the money ?

    2. Longlatini
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      No don’t do it

    3. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      That’s a lot of points in one go!
      Can’t you split those moves up over a few weeks?

      Who you want might change down the line.

      1. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        not really.... each move leads on to another...

        im torn... hate getting priced out

    4. Fantasy Gold
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      A -16 is never a good idea.

  20. The 12th Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    This week. Kolasinac or Digne?

    1. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Kol

  21. Longlatini
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Play Alonso or Awb/Bennett???

    1. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Alonso

  22. Concrete
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    A Laporte to Balbuena & Arnie to Auby -4

    B Arnie to Lacazette

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      B

    2. Longlatini
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      B

  23. Nomar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Upcoming wildcard dilemmas....

    Keep Aubameyang, Mitrovic and Wilson and get Son, or get Kane, Lacazette and 2 cheap mids (probably Camarasa and Gibbs-White) plus keep Wilson?

    1. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      I like balance so 2 cheap mids would put me off the first one

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        11 months, 16 days ago

        Yeah, I tend to agree.

        Plus I’d be captaining Sterling most weeks anyway so Kane money would kind of be wasted if I’m not giving him the armband most weeks.

  24. adidasOriginals
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Team is a mess, is double Arsenal attack of Auba and Laca too much?

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      If you can afford it it’s Ok.

    2. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      no that should work out good with those fixtures

    3. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      I’m going that way with Kane.

  25. Bialystrzelec
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    A. Arnautovic > Wilson
    B. Arnautovic > Chicharito
    C. Arnautovic, Diangana > Anderson, Kamara (-4)

  26. United10
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Which is the best pick?
    a) Salah, Mitro
    b) Auba, Son
    c) Auba,Bernardo Silva
    d) Auba, Fraser

    1. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      B I think

  27. Drogba Legend
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Evening.. What would you do with this lot?

    Fabianski
    TAA Alonso, Laporte, Dunk
    Salah, Sane, Son, Murphy
    Kane, Jimenez

    Rui - AWB - Obiang - Arny****

    A) Arny > Mitro or Chica
    B) Dunk > Digne
    C) Dunk > Kola
    D) Arny + Alonso > La(c)a + 4.7 defender

    1. Drogba Legend
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      D would be for (-4)

    2. United10
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      a

    3. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      A

  28. Boo Ya Ka Sha
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Are you guy dropping Alonso? If so, why's that?

    1. No Pirlo No Party
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Look at this upcoming fixtures. A big sofa needed for those who don't own him!

    2. Concrete
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      No, worth keeping for a few more GW

    3. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      Depression point in the Alonso boom-bust cycle

    4. clodhopper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      I got rid last night so he may be worth keeping

  29. Scratch
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Aubameyang storming the captain poll. I'd be slightly concerned he may be rested.

  30. No Pirlo No Party
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 16 days ago

    Do we think Sterling will rise tonight or are Wildcards skewing the FPLstats?

    Have the exact money to do:

    Mane + Arnautovic --> Sterling + Rondon (-4)

    Would be first hit of the season. No other way of getting Sterling as fairly set on my team for now.

    1. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 16 days ago

      thats a no brainer... go for it IMO...