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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  1. Haz to be Eden- Top scoring…
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 21 days ago

    WC

    Fabs Foster
    TAA Balbuena AWB __ __
    __ Fraser Sterling FAnderson 4.5
    Auba Arnie __

    A) Kamara, Salah, Dunk, Bennett
    B) Wilson, Richarlison, Alonso, Doherty

    1. Haz to be Eden- Top scoring…
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Kane instead of Arnie

    2. AYLD28
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Oh god B all day long

      1. Haz to be Eden- Top scoring…
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Thanks

    3. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Not even close, B

      1. Haz to be Eden- Top scoring…
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Thanks

  2. Flapjack ✅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 21 days ago

    Vice captain strategy.

    So many have been stung with no captain during this rotation nightmare.

    Maybe it’s a viable option for a heavy hitting centre back like VVD who will never be rotated to be permanent VC? Or.. a goalkeeper?

    1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Kane pretty much as good as you can get to ensure a playing captain

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Almost.

        Surely he’s gonna miss one game somewhere though ?

        1. Lionel Ronaldo
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          To be replaced by whom? The mighty Llorente?

          1. Flapjack ✅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            Yeah.

            Spurs have some huge games coming up. Something has to give. I got Kane last week, and I hope I’m wrong but I feel it’s a real possibility

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

      This is what heightens the appeal of getting Kane in for me-even though I blame him for derailing my season last time out!

  3. AFC49
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 21 days ago

    Patricio
    Doherty, Laporte, Alonso, Digne
    Salah, Sané, Richarlison
    Kane, Wilson, Arnie*

    Button, Murphy, AWB, Højbjerg

    1FT, 1.3 ITB

    A.) Arnie > Jimenez
    B.) Save (Play Murphy)

  4. wasp3000
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 21 days ago

    Alonso and Arnie -->> Kolasinac and Lacazette (-4) are my transfers this week I think.
    Do it tonight or wait?

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      I don’t condone the Alonso exit. Never do over the last few seasons, as it always begins to occur.

      However it gives you a cracking captain option, so no reason not to do it tonight if you’re gonna.

      1. wasp3000
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Ya I'd does and still leaves me with Salah this week and the option to bring in Sterling for Salah next week.

        I could do Salah and Arnie to Eriksen and Aubameyang (-4) this week but no chance of getting Sterling in then. Think I'll just pull the trigger tonight

        1. Flapjack ✅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          I’d rather downgrade Salah to be honest than alonso. More value tied up etc.

          1. wasp3000
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            I bought Alonso for 7.1m recently enough and he hasn't really impressed since. I sold on my WC in GW 8 for Mendy and then brought him back

    2. A message to you Rudi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Chance that Arnie might be dropping again tonight.

      1. wasp3000
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        I could actually take the price drop as last night was the time to see him. Bought at 7.0m.

    3. Lionel Ronaldo
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      In a similar boat, but also considering (and favouring actually) Aubameyang + 4.6M DEF instead. Thoughts?

      1. wasp3000
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        I have AWB and Doherty already so don't really fancy any other 4.6m max DF. I couldn't even afford that move anyway

        1. A message to you Rudi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Yeah same here but I have Bennett and Doherty..

          I used the extra change to do Bellerin. Altho Kola offers great value and threat.

        2. Lionel Ronaldo
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          It's only a one-week punt, I am WC'ing next week though. Does it still sound that bad?

      2. A message to you Rudi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Im pondering this one too. But the thought of Laca being slightly fresher, a fair bit cheaper, but potentially just as explosive, I had to go with Laca.

        Hope i dont regret this lol

        1. wasp3000
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          I know. Fines lines eh. How happy would be if Laca starts and we capt him and Aubam gets his rest 😉

          1. A message to you Rudi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            Oh no. Plantings seeds.. Just when i have sights set elsewhere for the captaincy lol.

            Best of luck this week!

    4. clodhopper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      I got rid of alonso he doesnt look right at the moment seems tired

      1. A message to you Rudi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        I agree. But it's still Alonso. We have been here before with him. I ditched him also but i anticipate it will come back to bite me, so dont think il be going too long before i get him back in.

    5. Longlatini
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      How close is Monreal being back to fitness would be my concern with Kolasinac

      1. A message to you Rudi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Might return thid weekend, but would expect him to take up Holdings spot as he is now injured. Kola should still start.

  5. Tmel
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 21 days ago

    Better WC option?

    a) Jimenez, Fraser & Gunnarson
    b) Kamara, Brooks & Richarlison

    1. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      A

  6. Bakeyournoodle
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 21 days ago

    So who will replace gomez...lovren or matip?

    1. Rage Against The Raheem
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Lovren, self proclaimed best defender in the world.

    2. A message to you Rudi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Thinking whether or not Lacazette will be near enough nailed to start from here over the xmas period.

      Not too many minutes played as of late. Right to think he will get a good run out over xmas?

      1. Pierce34
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        I hope so - I've had him for a while and not planning to sell. Both he and Aubameyang are capable of returns off the bench anyway, and should start most.

      2. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        I’m happy with him.

        If it begins to get sketchy he’s very easy to downgrade.

    3. pressdpm
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Gudmundsson and Arnie out, who to get in? No hits.

      A - Wilson and Fraser
      B - Chicharito and Martial

      1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        A), imo.

        1. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Doosra me old mucker. How splendid to see you on the boards. What say ye about Snodgrass and whether he is an option over Anderson?

          1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            Errr - not in my opinion. I am well. How are you? 🙂

            1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              I am buying Felipé tonight.

            2. Rasping Drive
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              I'm good, thanks. I am swayed towards Felipe with a weaker defence to be frank. Gotta get this show back on the road.

              1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                You and me both. My English team is pissing all over my real team!!! 😆

                1. Rasping Drive
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  8 months, 21 days ago

                  Ouch, that truly is the devil's work.

                  Good luck with the Anderson pick. May he fill your Christmas stocking with braces and assists a-plenty 🙂

                  1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    8 months, 21 days ago

                    Right back at ya!!!

      2. Dannyb
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Martial is injured, pick someone else.

    4. Aussie Rules
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Better midfield option - Son or Felipe?

      1. Shake n Bake
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Son out of those two

      2. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        I think Felipe. More nailed I’d say. West Ham also have better fixtures.

      3. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Both. I am. 😀

    5. Erez Avni
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      this time I really don't have a clue what to do... thought about maybe doing alonso and arnie out for lacazet and balbuena for hit but sounds boring...

      ederson
      bennet alonso taa (duffy wan)
      salah sane richa fraser (pereyra)
      kane arnie jimenez

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Just do Arnie to Mitro or Wilson I guess.

    6. Shake n Bake
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      Which combo to go with?

      A) Salah (c) and Diop

      B) Laca (c) and Son (includes a -4)

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        B

      2. Dannyb
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        B

    7. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 21 days ago

      A or B here guys..If A which defender?

      A. Alonso to Bellarin/TAA
      B. Hazard to Son

      Fab Patricio
      Alonso Laporte Robbo Doherty WB
      Hazard Sane Richarlison FAnderson Hodj
      Kane Wilson Arnie

      1. Shake n Bake
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        I think Son might get rested this weekend for the Barca game. I'd go with TAA

    8. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 21 days ago

      G2g? Doesn’t feel quite right benching Doherty

      Fabs
      Alonso TAA Digne
      Sterling sane Anderson Richarlison
      Laca Kane Wilson

      Button Doherty bennet Mctominay

      1. JollyGoodYellows
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Play Doherty, bench Alonso

        • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          i am benching taa for doherty.Gtg

          1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
            • 2 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            surely play doch.Bench one of taa or alonso

        • Concrete
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Bench Sane

      2. Maddamotha
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Anyway you would tweak this WC?

        Fabianski
        TAA, Kola, Doherty
        Sterling, Sane, Rich, Fanderson
        Kane, Auba, Wilson

        Hamar, AWB, Gunnarson, Peltier.

        1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          looks like the template wc everyone is going

      3. Dr Robotnik
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 21 days ago

        Do we think Shaqiri is likely to play most matches? Could be a good alternative to Salah who is not worth 13m.

        1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Funny you should say that ... 😆

          1. QUEN
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Is that your move then?

              1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                One of them! 😀

        2. Jam0sh
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Thoughts about doing Salah, Arnie & Robertson -> Sterling, Lacazette & TAA for -8? Can't get conveniently Arsenal attacker in for only -4 with Salah still in my team. Could also just do Arnie to Jimenez and not take a hit :/

          1. Concrete
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            Good moves but for a -8 .....

            1. Jam0sh
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              That sounds a bit much I know :/ Any other ideas?

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

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

        3. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          I think I might drop Salah. If only to give you lot a laugh ... 😀

        4. KneejerkJoe
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          For -8:
          A) Alonso Robby Arnie -> Doherty Kola Laca
          B) Alonso Hazard Arnie -> Kola Son Auba
          C) Slow down, ur mad

          1. Concrete
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            C

        5. Tmel
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          How's this for a WC team?

          Fab Fraser
          TAA Robertson Laporte Doherty AWB
          Sane Sterling Fraser Fanderson Gunnarson
          Kane Auba Jimenez

          1. Tmel
            • 8 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            *Hamer 2nd GK

        6. Tehol
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Repost because bottomed

          My team currently
          Fabianski - 4.0
          Laporte - Alonso - TAA - Doherty - AWB
          Salah - Hazard - Anderson - Fraser - 4.2
          Auba - Jimenez - Arnautovic
          1.5 ITB 1FT

          Rubbish GW15 but I won my Minileague match up so at least not all bad

          Need some advice. Probably will WC next week.
          Options

          1) Hazard to Sterling and keep 1.0 ITB
          2) Downgrade Hazard to Richarlison and upgrade Arnautovic to Kane for - 4. This will help in next Minileague match up as opponent has Kane but not Auba
          3) Hazard to Sane and Arnie to Laca for a hit again. Is double Arsenal up front too much?

          What to choose?

          Thanks

          1. Concrete
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 21 days ago

            2

        7. Original Pirate Material
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 21 days ago

          Bennet worth getting in on WC? Did he play well the other night after returning to the XI?

          1. Rage Against The Raheem
              8 months, 21 days ago

              He actually played quite well from the highlights I watched, made a tackle on Willian in the box which would have been a goal. But Doherty is the Wolves defender to have.

              1. Original Pirate Material
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 21 days ago

                Thsnks, yeah got Dot, just looking for bench playing fodder over Christmas.

                1. Rage Against The Raheem
                    8 months, 21 days ago

                    For bench fodder at the same price you could try Daniels (Bou) as he will be in the side for a while with Smith out until late Jan and Rico not getting time in Prem. Also Chambers at Fulham is 4.2 as well and he is playing as a mid last few games, he had a few shots yesterday.

              2. madame shelly
                • 4 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                a vital challenge at to keep wolves in it. think he stays

            • Gudjohnsen
              • 2 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Would you ever get a defender for a hit?

              Defence at the moment is Alonso, Chilwell, Duffy, Wan Bissaka and Bennet. Thinking about getting rid of Duffy for TAA or Arsenal defender (Kola or Bellerin)

              1. Flapjack ✅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                If it enables an upgrade yes

              2. Lionel Ronaldo
                • 3 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                I would consider if the team has a near-perfect chance of getting a clean sheet, yes.

            • Ohh1454
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Play 1 :
              A. Sucess (eve)
              B. Diangana (CRY)
              C. Awb (whu)
              D. Bennett (new)

              1. Bleh
                • 2 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                C

            • robert1116336
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Bit of help please. Either:

              A) Sane + Lacazette
              or
              B) D Silva + Aubameyang

              Thanks

              1. Ohh1454
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 21 days ago

                A

              2. baps sniffer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 21 days ago

                B

                1. baps sniffer
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  8 months, 21 days ago

                  For one gw and long term, but for medium long term no idea tbh

              3. Bleh
                • 2 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                A

            • Goonermeister
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Arnautovic + Bennett -> Rondon + Kolasinac?

            • Earn your Spurs
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Why does RMT often put the V on a player who does not have the 2nd most points for the week?

            • SPorting
              • 7 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Really looking to do Arnie -> Mitro but you just know he’ll do something stupid against MUN for his 5th YC.

              1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                Wilson, mate. How are you? 🙂

                1. SPorting
                  • 7 Years
                  8 months, 21 days ago

                  Well, well, well. MMW, as I live and breathe.

                  How the devil are you?

                  1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    8 months, 21 days ago

                    Still breathing, God willing!!! 😆

              2. Flapjack ✅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                Well he has more chance of playing than Arnie until that YC happens.

                He will prob time it so he gets Xmas off.

              3. Pat Bonner
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                Sticking with hazard and Alonso? What do you think of a -8....arnie hazard Alonso to Aubameyang son and Doherty

              4. AuFeld
                • 3 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                I'm going Mitro. United conceding down the middle like it's their job. You've got depth on your bench to cover Mitro for GW 17 if needed.

            • unitednations
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Couple of quick ones:

              1) Auba or Laca?
              2) who to captain from kane and Laca?

              1. Bleh
                • 2 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                1. I think you answered your own question with no.2 🙂
                2. Laca (I own both)

                1. unitednations
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  8 months, 21 days ago

                  So you prefer Laca over auba? Rationale?

            • Claudio555
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 21 days ago

              Have enough money to transfer Arnie>Auba. A no brainer? Any better options (alredy have Kane).

              1. Flapjack ✅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                If you got the cash just go for it.

            • Garth Marenghi
              • 3 Years
              8 months, 21 days ago

              People who are captaining Auba—are you doing so despite the fact there’s a very strong chance he is benched? So you’re banking on points from a sub appearance? Or are you thinking he starts?

              1. AuFeld
                • 3 Years
                8 months, 21 days ago

                I am confident he will be in the points either way. He is prolific player when he starts and also off the bench (for example GW 8&9). One may speculate he is less of a threat off the bench, however I've yet to see the info backing this claim.