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. Skorr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 days, 22 hours ago

    I can't help but wonder what Emery is going to make of his boys antics with the Nitrous Oxide!
    https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/7919695/arsenal-footie-aces-including-filmed-passing-out-in-hippy-crack-club-binge/

    Just brought auba into my team last week for the longer term fixtures, ahead of Kane...starting to think that was a bad move. 🙁

    1. Sarri, not Sarri
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 days, 22 hours ago

      I'm more likely to die s***ing myself than from nitrous oxide

      1. Sendmelentils
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 days, 22 hours ago

        They give this stuff to women in labour(aka laughing gas). I guess the Sun want to sell papers....

    2. Fantasy Gold
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 22 hours ago

      lol so many footballers do this.

      It’s nothing new.

    3. QUEN
        9 days, 22 hours ago

        80% of people do this, It’s only laughing gas. They will still be able to kick a ball a few days after after a 30 second high.

      • Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        9 days, 22 hours ago

        They should be put in the gallows for this.

      • Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 days, 22 hours ago

        Headlines like this make me really angry. Pathetic from the Sun. Unbelieveavle that people take this seriously, but they know how to exploit people, divide the public, make mountains out of molehills. Find something interesting to report on. Start work at a FF website or something.

        1. Mysterion
            9 days, 22 hours ago

            It's just their usual everyday drivel, can't expect better from that rag

            1. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              9 days, 22 hours ago

              Still makes my blood boil. Hippie crack! Wtf 😆

        2. Ógie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 days, 22 hours ago

          I suppose they do it to have a buzz whilst getting around drug tests.

          It does not look good for the players involved and their clubs.
          I am surprised that the FA does not come down on players like a ton of bricks for this kind of thing for setting a bad example to the young ones and even some old ones as nitrous is a lot more dangerous than some commonly used recreational drugs.

          1. Deulofail
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            9 days, 22 hours ago

            Lol polar opposite of my comment

          2. Hits from the Bong
              9 days, 22 hours ago

              Utter rubbbish. It’s not dangerous at all, it lasts about 30 seconds, and has no real side effects apart from a slight lowering of your vitamin b12 levels after massive longterm usage. This is probably why it’s popular among professional athletes as it doesn’t harm you in the way smoking or drinking does.

              1. Deulofail
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                They are more likely encouraged by the club to do it as a bonding excerise 😀

                1. Hits from the Bong
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    It should be, the only negatives I can see are that it’s not strong enough and doesn’t last long enough. Mushroom parties would be better imo.

                    1. Deulofail
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      9 days, 21 hours ago

                      Agreed. But then they might cease see football as an important and rewarding endeavour

          3. Aubamazette
            • 4 Years
            9 days, 22 hours ago

            A) Kane+Son+Robbo
            Or
            B) Auba+Haz+TAA
            Over Christmas period

            1. Kolarov Fpl Legend
              • 4 Years
              9 days, 22 hours ago

              A.)

          4. Fantasydreamer
              9 days, 22 hours ago

              Who gets most out of next five or six games?

              A. Son/Anderson/6 mil defender
              B. Sane/Anderson/6 mil defender
              C. Sané/son/4.5 defender who rotates with Bennett?

              1. Sarri, not Sarri
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                A for me

              2. dmkp
                • 3 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                C

              3. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                B

              4. QUEN
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  C

                • J - Gimme your Mané …
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  C

              5. Stevie B
                • 8 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                Best defender (4.8) till Christmas?

                Thank you!

                1. Sarri, not Sarri
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Diop got the fixtures for WHU - cleansheets is another thing

                2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Wan Bissaka

              6. Stevie B
                • 8 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                A) Arnautovic -> Mitrovic for free
                B) Alonso and Arnauovic -> Fernandez and Lacazette for -4

                A seems the logical choice, but Arsenal fixtures are so tasty.

                1. BenDavies
                  • 5 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  I hate to transfer out defenders on a hit. Just not worth it. A

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

                  Mitro will likely score 2 in next fixture, so you need Laca to score 7 or more to make it worthwhile, which he can. Plus he's on a better goal scoring team with fixtures next 4.

                3. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  A.)

              7. _Ninja_
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                To fund Arnie to Laca.

                A. Alonso to Bellarin
                B. Hazard to Son
                C Just do Arnie to Mitro

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

                1. Jam0sh
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  I'd keep Alonso. Tough one between B and C. Not keen on Jimenez over Mitro?

                2. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  C.)

              8. Nightf0x
                • 3 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                which duo for next gw only (all with a hit -4) ? WC in gw17

                a- arnie martial to:
                1. laca march/armstrong
                2. Dsilva/sane andone
                3. Fanderson chicha/perez/murray/andone

                b- arnie mahrez to:
                1. laca march/armstrong/snodrgass
                2. Dsilva chicha/perez/murray/andone
                3. sane chicha/perez/murray/andone

                c- martial mahrez to sterling camarasa

                1. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  I can't help you. Don't like any of these options.

                  1. Nightf0x
                    • 3 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    can u suggest? this is only for next gw

              9. Ajax Hamsterdam
                • 4 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                apart from loris anyone nailed at the back for spurs ? thanks

                1. BenDavies
                  • 5 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  vert

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

                  Aldy

              10. Trondero
                • 4 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                WC gtg?

                Fabianski
                Laporte TAA Doherty
                Sterling fAnderson Rich Son
                Aube Kane Jimenez

                Hamer Awb Fernandez Høybjerg 0.7itb

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  nice

                2. Trondero
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Or
                  Fab
                  Laporte TAA Doherty awb shindler
                  Son Sterling sane rich høybjerg
                  Kane aube Jimenez

                3. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Is there any other Anderson so you must write fAnderson?

              11. grayedog
                • 1 Year
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                Better Alonso downgrade to support Hazard -> Sterling?

                A) TAA (have Robbo already)
                B) VVD
                C) Doherty
                D) Trippier
                E) Digne
                F) any other up to 6.5

                1. Lukakuna
                  • 1 Year
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  D

                  1. grayedog
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 19 hours ago

                    Even with the groin injury?

                2. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                  • 1 Year
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  D

                  1. grayedog
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 19 hours ago

                    Trippier even with the groin injury?

                3. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  C.)

                4. Sarri, not Sarri
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  D

                  1. grayedog
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 19 hours ago

                    Trippier even with the groin injury?

              12. pressdpm
                • 6 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                A - Fraser and Wilson
                B - Fraser and Chicharito
                C - Martial and Chicharito

                1. Lukakuna
                  • 1 Year
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  A

                2. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  A )

              13. mgilbert86
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                How sideways is auba to laca to free up funds for sane?

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  go for it

                2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  It's not sideways. Auba is far better.

                3. BenDavies
                  • 5 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Very sideways.

              14. Lukakuna
                • 1 Year
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                Who to get for a one week punt before wildcard?

                A) Firmino (bou)
                B) Jiminez (new)
                C) Hernandez (CRY)

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  hernandez

                2. Scotty B
                  • 6 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  A

                3. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  C.)

              15. Rhodes your boat
                • 2 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                Wow didn’t realise how cheap kolasinac was! Potential addition next gw for me

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

                  THanks for your insight

              16. BigDave111
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                On my wildcard. 0 ITB. Would anyone make any changes to this team?

                GKP: Ederson (Hamer)
                DEF: Alexander-Arnold, Bellerín, Balbuena (Wan-Bissaka) (Bennett)
                MID: Felipe Anderson, Richarlison, Sterling, Sané (Masuaku)
                FWD: Rondón, Kane (V), Aubameyang (C)

                1. _figu
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  I'd prefer:
                  Ederson out for Fab
                  Mitro/Wilson/Jimenez in for Rondon
                  Doherty in for Bellerin
                  Schindler in for Bennett.

              17. ZAWAd25
                • 1 Year
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                Ryan
                Robbo Alonso Doherty (Bennet Wan-B)
                Hazard Sane Richarlson Martial (Mcdonald)
                Kane Wilson Arnie
                1ft 1.7m itb

                Need to fund 0.9m to go Arnie to Lacazette.
                a) Downgrade Robbo to Bellerin
                b) Downgrade Robbo to Kolasonac
                c) downgrade Robbo to
                d) downgrade someone else

                Thanks lads!

                1. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                  • 1 Year
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  TAA - Digne - Kola the three choices in my mind....

              18. Delph & Safety
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                9 days, 22 hours ago

                Lacazette thoughts??

                1. Grievez
                  • 7 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Poor man's Auba

                  1. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    This

                2. Mysterion
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    High on N2O apparently

                  • BenDavies
                    • 5 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    I'm probably going to transfer him in for a hit. Likely to start against Huddersfield after two previous sub appearances.

                    1. ZAWAd25
                      • 1 Year
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Same

                  • Jᴀʀᴠ oғ Tʜᴇ Gᴀʟ…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Prefer le CD

                  • Kolarov Fpl Legend
                    • 4 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Good pick.

                3. camarozz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Is Kolasinac nailed for the next 5/6 ie Xmas period??

                  1. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Apparently not. Monreal back in training now

                  2. A message to you Rudi
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    I wouldnt say nailed. Monreal expected to return this weekend but likely to replace Holding.

                    Koscielny returning in upcoming European game, so he will be looking to slide into CB too.

                    I would expect Kola to maybe play 3 or 4, but not sure about all 6. Could be wrong though haha

                    1. camarozz
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Worth getting if you have good enough back up??

                      Trying to free up cash for Kane and Sterling nxt week.

                      Could go TAA but leaves me at the mercy of price changes over nxt few days. O. 3 to spare with TAA.

                      1. A message to you Rudi
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        9 days, 22 hours ago

                        If you have good enough back up i dont see why not, although i've gone for Bellerin, just feel he is more nailed on.

                        Soo, Bellerin benching imminent!

                  3. Demel
                    • 7 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Not with Monreal back and Lichsteiner around. He may play but not nailed.

                4. Grievez
                  • 7 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Shaqiri pretty nailed at the minute?

                  1. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Seems to be with Mane out

                    1. 1569Tippins
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Anything out there confirming Mane's out at the weekend? I'm gonna get shot if there is but struggling to find anything concrete

                5. A message to you Rudi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Which 1 gets last place in the starting 11.

                  A. Laporte
                  B. Brooks
                  C. Bennett

                  1. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    ACB

                  2. Kolarov Fpl Legend
                    • 4 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    A.)

                6. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                  • 1 Year
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Should I be benching Alonso?? Welcome thoughts on team and bench pls to help me pick the right starting XI.... ta!

                  Fab
                  TAA - Digne - Doherty
                  Sterling - Sané - Anderson - Richarlison
                  Kane - Auba - Jiminez
                  (Alonso - Brooks - Peltier)

                  1. Scotty B
                    • 6 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Never bench Alonso

                7. pressdpm
                  • 6 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Anyone considered getting both Auba/Laca?

                  1. Nuno’s Wet Dream
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Nah. Auba and Kane enough for me

                  2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    I've seen some people mention they are.

                  3. BenDavies
                    • 5 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Way too much. Means no Kane, too.

                  4. Codetto
                    • 2 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Did this yesterday. Arnie -> Laca since i already have Auba and not enough funds for Arnie -> Kane

                  5. Fossit
                    • 2 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    I am considering... none

                  6. camarozz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Yeah definitely am.
                    Laca and Auba for a week or two then switch Auba to Kane.

                    Had Auba and then Arnie gets injured and can't afford Kane now.

                    Wouldnt mind I had the money for Kane but went with Auba..

                  7. noquarternt
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Yeah I've got them both for these next 3 games.

                    Fabianski
                    Alonso TAA Doherty Kolasinac
                    Sterling Sané March
                    Kane Lacazette Aubameyang

                    Steele, WanB, Lerma, Gunny

                    Just need to work out who to captain now.

                8. Differentiator
                  • 3 Years
                  9 days, 22 hours ago

                  Decided to punt and do Arnie -> Chica ahead of the price moves

                  1. BenDavies
                    • 5 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    So risky with Carroll and Perez breathing down his neck

                    1. Differentiator
                      • 3 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Caroll will get injured after 5 mins

                  2. QUEN
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Carroll will be breathing down Perez’s neck.

                      Made the same punt as you and a second punt that martial will play too because of sodding mane.

                      Wish you luck

                  3. Demel
                    • 7 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Fab
                    Robbo - Bellerin - TAA
                    Hazard - Sterling - Sane - Siggy
                    Kane - Arnie - Jimenez

                    Button - Doherty - AWB -Camarasa

                    2 FT
                    0 ITB

                    A) Arnie > Mitro
                    B) Arnie/Camarasa > Kamara/Anderson
                    C) Arnie > Chicarito

                  4. Delph & Safety
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    I dream of the people who can afford Kane Auba Sterling

                    1. BenDavies
                      • 5 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Very possible. Just means no Hazard which isn't exactly a terrible thing currently. I'm going with Laca instead.

                    2. noquarternt
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      I've got them, still got a red last week.

                    3. _figu
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      It's doable with no Haz & Salah. Have that from this gameweek onwards. Did Ings Hazard to Auba Snodgrass who is playing as my 4th mid week in week out.

                    4. Mingo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      I have Auba, sterling & Sane. Trying to work out if it's best to swap Arnie for a similar price or bring in Kane for HAZARD. This however means I need to have Snodgrass, I'm not convinced this is a good idea.

                  5. Scotty B
                    • 6 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Bobby Firmino anyone?
                    Could be a great differential

                    1. Differentiator
                      • 3 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Been in awful form all season and plays at least half of each game reverse OOP

                  6. nikolalfc
                    • 2 Years
                    9 days, 22 hours ago

                    Replacement for Arny, who is the best solution for you, help me pls 😀
                    Mitrović, Jimenez or Rashford (bcs of united's fictures only, i will take a risk)
                    What r u guys saying??

                  7. Tsparkes10
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Grrrt. Decisions decisions decisions. Want to punt but could really hurt my OR and ML rank as everyone has Aubam 🙂

                    • Nightf0x
                      • 3 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      which duo for next gw only (all with a hit -4) ? WC in gw17

                      a- arnie martial to: 1. laca march/armstrong (or) 2. Dsilva/sane andone (or) 3. Fanderson chicha/perez/murray/andone
                      b- arnie mahrez to: 1. laca march/armstrong/snodrgass (or) 2. Dsilva chicha/perez/murray/andone (or) 3. sane chicha/perez/murray/andone
                      c- martial mahrez to sterling camarasa

                    • how now brown cow
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      9 days, 22 hours ago

                      Salah and arnie -> sterling and laca worth a hit?

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

                        No, just transfer out Arnie. Salah fixture is good this week.

                        1. how now brown cow
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          9 days, 22 hours ago

                          Mitro or wilson?

                      2. _figu
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        9 days, 22 hours ago

                        Yeah