Captains

Vote in the Gameweek 16 captain poll

As the manic turnaround between Gameweeks continues we are back to picking our next captain already.

Our latest poll is now live so you can vote on who you believe the best option for the armband is in Gameweek 16.

There are plenty of candidates this time around with very few that leap out to us.

Arsenal’s home meeting with Huddersfield Town is perhaps the most eye-catching with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.2m) expected to be the favourite there although Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m) is also considered.

Liverpool’s assets will be heading to a Bournemouth defence that has deteriorated statistically of late, meaning there could be returns for Mohamed Salah (£13.0m), Roberto Firmino (£9.2m), Xherdan Shaqiri (£7.0m) or Sadio Mané (£9.8m) if he is passed fit.

Fresh from his 12-point haul in Gameweek 15, Harry Kane (£12.5m) may also be a popular figure. He travels to King Power Stadium, to face a Leicester side he has scored seven goals against in his last four meetings with them.

Fantasy managers burned by Pep Guardiola’s rotation policy midweek may be reticent to make any of their Manchester City options their captain this weekend.

Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) will probably be the most backed among his colleagues. A start against Chelsea feels very likely given that he was rested against Watford and has four goals and five assists in his last five appearances.

Leroy Sané (£9.4m) and David Silva (£8.7m) seem the most likely alternatives unless Sergio Aguero (£11.3m) is declared fit between now and the weekend.

However, it will also be interesting to see how much their opponents Chelsea will temper interest in the Manchester City options.

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1,219 Comments Post a Comment
  1. umerlfc
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Alonso owners, keeping?

    1. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      he's gone 🙂

    2. thischarmingman
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Yup

    3. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      oh yes

    4. TwiggsJameson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Yes, keeping.. Probably need to get rid of Trippier, my one week wonder.

    5. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Yes

    6. GaabRop
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Yes, for now...even though he has a tough match this week and his form is below average (3.8)

    7. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Gone. He’s left back not left wing now

    8. Pegboy
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Sold on WC

    9. chilli con kone
      • 5 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I'm contemplating Alonso to schindler to do Arnie to Kane -4

      Thoughts?

      Alonso still has great fixtures after city

    10. maratus
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Season keeper. Atleast for me.
      His attacking returns are just absurd.

      Well it also depends about the price you bought him.
      Gonna be hard to get him back if he has raised alot in value.

      1. chelseabrad
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        What about when he inevitably gets dropped?

    11. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      He's going

    12. fenixri
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Keeping, he is easy to ship out hard to get in

    13. chelseabrad
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Nah he's out for me this week

    14. wulfranian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      For sure.Season keeper.

    15. KGFC
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Alonso in spite of the golden duck he scored last night -
      -- same points as Auba, 1 less than Haz and 11 less than Sterling
      -- Highest points among defenders, more than Salah, Mane, Richa, etc. and higher than Kane, Aguero, etc.
      -- Fixtures improving after City game

      Definitely keeping him!

      1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        54 points in his first 7 games, 39 in last 8

        1. KGFC
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Even with that, he is averaging almost 5 points per game in his last 8! If he can maintain that average till the end of season, he'll be 200+ points!!! And that too for a player starting at 6.5mn price. If that's not a steal, don't know what is!

          1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
            • 2 Years
            6 days, 9 hours ago

            Yeah fair, and plus his fixtures after City are lovely. I just really want an Arsenal forward to captain

            1. KGFC
              • 2 Years
              6 days, 8 hours ago

              Ah now that's the real deal. I too would love to have an Arsenal player this week but just not sure if Auba will start and if Laca is worth the risk. Ideally, would love to have Auba

              1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
                • 2 Years
                6 days, 8 hours ago

                I'm taking the risk, captaining Lacazette. Could go either way

        2. ClassiX
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          That's still almost 5 points a game - not bad in truth

    16. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      3rd highest pts for 6.5m, with nice fixtures after mci - keeping

    17. JasonG123
      • 5 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Think he should go. He's playing badly, Chelsea look shaky defensively and now big hitters up top are performing.

      People always say he's the best value player in the game - but you can't directly compare players across positions because a 4.5m defender is way better than a 4.5m midfielder. You can also rotate at the back. FPL prices defenders cheaply for a reason.

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

        But but Alonso is a mid with cs points 😎

        As for OP, keeping as have other issues. Fixtures improve after City so I dont see the rush to sell.

        1. JasonG123
          • 5 Years
          6 days, 8 hours ago

          It's just strange that such FPL veterans don't understand this point. If Alonso was literally categorised as a midfielder and got 4 points for a clean sheet and 6 points for a goal I'd definitely have him in my team. But he's not, he's classed as a defender.

          1. _figu
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            6 days, 8 hours ago

            Oh, I was just making a joke for the most common argument for keeping, hence the smiley. He's a solid pick. Usually good/decent money for value over the season. He was .5 less than last season too, I think.

            And I'm no veteran btw. 2nd season and still making sh*tload of stupid mistakes.

            1. JasonG123
              • 5 Years
              6 days, 8 hours ago

              Yes I recognised you were making a joke, I wasn't referring specifically to you at all. I was just continuing on my rant. I interpreted you as agreeing with me, as I've also found the line 'Also is a mid with CS points' to be ridiculous and an oversimplification.

              Sorry for the misunderstanding!

              1. _figu
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                6 days, 8 hours ago

                Ha, okay cool, no worries. I'm not a native speaker so can easily type something that can be misuderstood as well 🙂

          2. _figu
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            6 days, 8 hours ago

            Also, would seriously consider selling on WC. As for my own team, I see bigger gains on other transfers so he's staying (for now).

      2. Valar(Keith)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        This.. Regards value u could argue that playing TAA, Doherty and a 5.5 laporte or rotating 3 defenders every week is value too

        1. _figu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 8 hours ago

          Sure is. Good thing there are many ways to play The game.

    18. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Yep. Probably a season keeper.

    19. Belalugozi78- Thor:Wagnerok
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      He's gone.

    20. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Benching v City but keeping, feel he'll be back to himself soon enough. If not, he's a cash cow (as Jonty would put it) for future moves.

    21. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      From my cold dead hands will Alonso be leaving my team

  2. TwiggsJameson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Anyone getting Kolasinac in? Seems a great option at 4.9M.

    1. chilli con kone
      • 5 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Monreal will troll you guaranteed

      1. Ha.
        • 3 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        This

    2. KGFC
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Just waiting to hear about Monreal. If he's out, Kola is in!

    3. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      i would have but with monreal coming back, not 100% he's nailed

      1. TwiggsJameson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Good point guys. Hadn't considered Monreal.

    4. farmerfat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Nacho is back in training

      1. farmerfat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        However I don't think he'll be back in the starting line-up straight away

    5. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Yup, my moves are him & Laca in! Hope it fares better than my Felipe & Arnie in moves last week!!

  3. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Captain:

    1) Auba
    2) Kane
    3) Sterling
    4) Anderson
    5) Hazard

    Reasons please?

    1. Ha.
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      1

      Huddersfield

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Rotation concerns?

    2. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      1 for me.

    3. SB8
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Auba
      Hud(H), on pens, good form
      Kane will be benched
      Sterling and Hazard have difficult game, and just having Anderson is enough

      1. AFC49
        • 5 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Kane benched?

        1. SB8
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Spurs have Barca midweek so I guess...

      2. Tshelby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Don't know if his on pens if Laca is on the pitch

      3. maratus
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Why would Kane be benched?

        1. french holiday
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          He is human after all..and Spurs have to travel to Barca

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

            Is he though. Briething funny, maybe he is an Alien on disguise.

            1. maratus
              • 4 Years
              6 days, 9 hours ago

              I havent seen Kane rested much or at all over past seasons..

    4. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I'm on Auba.

    5. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      2) rotation risk because of the CL game
      3) tough opposition
      4) not a captain material
      5) see 3

      So I would go 1

    6. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Thanks guys - sticking with 1

      VC Kane

      Hoping rotation isn't an issue

  4. The Hurrikane
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    A lot of love for Anderson, but something is telling me Dilva is being massively overlooked in that price bracket - even seeing ppl looking to sell!

    1. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Sane, Sterling and man City defender are better imo

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Not the same price bracket!

    3. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Silva is closer in price to Sane than Anderson

    4. chelseabrad
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Rotation though

      1. avfc82
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        He'll miss the odd game like any other player over this period, but he's one of the most nailed on City players. Rotation shouldn't be a concern.

    5. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I have Sterling, Sane and David Silva.

      For 6.1, Laporte's delivered 13 points over the last 5 GW's, not worth it in my opinion.

  5. fenixri
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    RMWCT

    Fabianski / Steele

    Alonso / TAA / Doherty / Schindler / AWB

    Sterling / Rich / FAnderson / Fraser / Camarasa

    Auba / Kane / Wilson

    1,3 itb.

    It was tough to drop Hazard (own him since gw3).

  6. wulfranian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    What would you do here?
    Patricio
    Doherty Digne Balbuena
    Salah Hazard Richarlison Sterling Kenedy
    Arnie Zaha

    Fabianski Stones Alonso Madine
    2ft 0.1itb

    a)Hazard+Arnie->Laca+Son/Moura/F.Anderson
    b)Hazard+Arnie->Kane+Snodgrass/Camarasa
    c)sell Arnie
    d)sell Hazard

  7. #FPLBhuna
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    alonso red card due

    sterling to run rings around him

    1. KGFC
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      City not that strong at the back... won't be surprised for an Alonso FK goal!

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

        Nice post. First of all, when was the last time he scored a fk? Secondly, he`s not even their primary fk taker. Thirdly, City have the 2nd amount of clean sheets this season. Fourthly, being strong at the back and conceding from free kicks are two vastly different things. Try again.

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Haha... someone's got out the wrong side of the bed 🙂

          1. Psychobingo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            6 days, 8 hours ago

            Not really. I just take offence to false statements and logical fallacies.

        2. KGFC
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Thanks for the enlightening post Psycho! Perhaps you need to check who set pieces page of FFS to know who their direct FK taker is! Get your facts in line before blasting your mouth off. You should never try though! 😀

          1. Psychobingo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            6 days, 8 hours ago

            He`s taken about half the set piece attempts Chelsea have made this season. I have facts. You don`t. You made a blatant ignorant post containing multiple flaws, and now you`re attempting to brush it off with whatever that was.

            1. KGFC
              • 2 Years
              6 days, 8 hours ago

              Really? He's taken half of the FKs so how do you know he won't take the next one and can't score? Oracle?

              1. Psychobingo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                6 days, 8 hours ago

                Because first of all, he`s only taken half. That means even if they get a free kick, he`s only going to take one half of the time, based on averages from this season. Secondly, he`s scored 0 from 13 attempts. You don`t have to be an oracle to predict that anyone is unlikely to score from a FK, let alone someone with that kind of record. Also i would you to adress what you said about City beeing poor at the back, first of all. And secondly how "beeing poor at the back" has any carryover what so ever to actually conceding from a direct free kick?

                1. KGFC
                  • 2 Years
                  6 days, 8 hours ago

                  My point is that City are not as tight at the back as in recent weeks. Facts for you: kept 1 cleanie in last 5 PL games. This means there is a good chance that they may concede again esp away to Chelsea. Alonso has the capability to score from open play and that is the point about city being poor at the back. The second part is where I'm just giving my opinion! Pls reread what is written before blasting off your itchy fingers!

                  1. Psychobingo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    6 days, 8 hours ago

                    Right. You like to talk about facts? Let`s talk some facts. City have conceded the fewest attempts in general, and the fewest attempts on target for the last 5 gameweeks. Two of the three goals conceded have come from penalties. Saying that they`re "bad at the back" or that "they have a good chance at conceding" is just a very long stretch, at best. You also seem unable to phathom my point about the lack of correlation between someone scoring from a free kick and a team beeing "bad at the back". Unless the entire City wall makes an error, or Ederson makes an error, there would be no correlation between Alonso beeing a good free kick taker, and your alledged point. I have read your post multiple times. Maybe you should reread mine and atleast try to put some logical thinking into my words before you choose to get offended.

                    1. KGFC
                      • 2 Years
                      6 days, 8 hours ago

                      This is FPL Psycho! Even if City haven't had fewest attempts or not it doesn't matter coz 1 goal from 1 shot is good enough to rob you off the points! You are just trying to "show off" your "facts"... seriously!! Grow up dude.. this a game we are talking about and how to maximize getting points. Its not about your stupid access to a paid database of facts!

                      1. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Haha, my god you actually are an idiot. Ofcourse one shot can be enough to score a goal. Statistics about how many chances a team concede, actually predict the likelyhood of how many goals they will concede. It`s clear you don`t understand what statistics are and what they are used for. You wanted to throw "facts" at me. These weren`t facts, these were opinions. I countered with real facts, you then tell me to grow up. You haven`t said a single thing about maximizing points until now. This hasn`t even been a discussion about that. This has been a discussion where you have made some statements that are false, and i`ve given you the opportunity to persuade me, of which you have done a horrible job.

                      2. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        Amazing specimen you are! Full of yourself... can't see the forest for the trees... stats don't just predict the "likelyhood", they also tell history! Not sure you'd be able to comprehend that. Like I said this is FPL and its about getting points. So when I said city have conceded in 4/5 PL game, these are not facts!!! You should take your medi soon boy! And this is the tops: " given you the opportunity to persuade me"... you are nothing but prince of poop!!! And dont have to persuade you!

                      3. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        City have condeded in 4 out of 5 pl games isnt a fact? Then what is it? And you have the audacity to call me anything. You are just a mentally deprived human beeing. Yes, stats "tell" the history. And it is by knowing history that we are able to accurately predict the future. Is it not?

                      4. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        Now you're contradicting yourself?? I told you the FACT that city have conceded in last 4/5. And hence my first point that City are not "that" strong at the back... thats exactly my point... and then using this history only I said that I won't be surprise that Alonso can score a goal and that through a FK. But it doesnt mean that he isnt their FK taker OR that he cant score from open play OR that I said city will conceded through an Alonso FK goal!

                        Is it now simply enough for you to comprehend? You are starting to show signs of it so its a progress... keep going.. you'll reach there soon!

                      5. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 6 hours ago

                        I`m going to assume that you either can`t read very well, or that you have poor short term memory. I`m going to help you out here. You said in one of your posts above: So when I said city have conceded in 4/5 PL game, these are not facts!!! I then asked, "if they aren`t facts, then what are they?". How am i contradicting myself? You are contradicting YOUR self. I never said he wasn`t their main free kick taker. I never said he couldn`t score. I just argued against your "opinion/fact" that City at poor at the back, and that even if they were poor at the back (which they clearly are not, stats back me up here), that would have nothing to do with whether or not Alonso scores on a FK or not. And btw, Alonso has scored two times on a FK since all of last season, up until now. Another real fact for you.

                      6. stat
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 6 hours ago

                        They are also ignoring the fact that City's defence has been exceptional against the big sides - only one goal conceded and that was a consolation penalty from Martial

              2. Psychobingo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                6 days, 8 hours ago

                And i never said he can`t score.

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

                  As per KGFC’s original point I wouldn’t be at all suprised to see Alonso score a FK.

                  Here are 15 of his best DFK’s for your enjoyment:

                  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=A6IjnKdmy1c

                  1. KGFC
                    • 2 Years
                    6 days, 8 hours ago

                    Danke Maximus!

                    1. Psychobingo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      6 days, 8 hours ago

                      If only there excisted a video on all the free kicks he`s taken and not scored on. And at this point i`m just going to assume you are unable to produce a logical and sensical explanation to your statements, and just continue assuming that you`re an idiot.

                      1. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Wow... Your so dogmatic! Change your name to Psychostubborn! 😀

                      2. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        If i were you, i wouldn`t use words that you don`t know the meaning of. I am stubborn, because i can`t accept things that aren`t true to be viewed as such.

                      3. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Just coz you can't view them, doesn't mean others can't too. And thank god you are not me... you'd spoil my name so much!

                  2. Psychobingo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    6 days, 8 hours ago

                    His so called original point is flawed, and backed up by the statement that "City are weak at the back". And like i`ve said, anybody is an underdog to score a direct FK. Proven by his 0/13 record so far this season, and i can`t even be bothered to checking his stats for last season. He has wonderful ability to take free kicks, and he CAN score. That`s not what im arguing here.

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

                      Alonso is an excellent DFK taker, it’s not a surprise to see him score a DFK against anyone.

                      1. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Is reading difficult for you? I`ve agreed to that. That`s never been the point of discussion.

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

                        Reading is not difficult for me, but thank you for your concern.

                        It’s comprehension difficult for you?

                        A valid point was made that it would not be a surprise to see Alonso score a DFK - I agree with this point.

                      3. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        And it was backed up by other points that are not true. This doesn`t concern you? It`s like someone saying they have a good understanding of echonomics just because they`ve won the lottery.

                      4. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Just out of curiosity, are you a masters in echonomics?? 😀

                      5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        I think you’re both bypassing the fact that KGFC made a totally valid point initially (that it would not be a surprise to see Alonso score a DFK) and leaning too heavily on statistics.

                        Statistically, Man City have been defensively fantastic.

                        They do however, have 1 clean sheet in their last 5 in the league, and conceded 2 to Lyon. They give away chances in every game, as does every team, and therefore it would not be a surprise to me to see Alonso score a DFK. Who knows whether he will or not.

                      6. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        No. I am not.

                      7. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Exactly, I just made a normal point. Had I known that the school headmaster was there to reprimand me, I would perhaps been more cautious!

                      8. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        My concerns with his post weren`t at all related to the possibility of his claim that Alonso MIGHT score a fk. He said it wouldn`t surprise him BECAUSE City are weak at the back - which they are clearly not and which i have proven by the use of statistics. I have also "proven" that Alonso in particular (and anybody else for that matter) is a statistical underdog to score on a direct free kick attempt. Both of those in conclusion means it`s unlikely he scores on a free kick against City. I fail to see any of your points.

                      9. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        You seem to see EXTRA!!

                        This is what I said:
                        "City not that strong at the back... won't be surprised for an Alonso FK goal!"

                        Where have I written BECAUSE like you've pointed out above. Stop making lame assumptions and then mouthing off utter nonsense!

                      10. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        As a general rule of thumb, you shouldn`t try to present your opinions as facts, and get offended when people use actual facts to combat your opinions.

                      11. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        You are such a self-righteous moron! You are the one who seems to be perpetually offended. No one gives a rats a** to your thumb or rule... so do zip up!

                        BTW, you haven't addressed my concern about "echonomics" 😀

                      12. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        Its not a lame assumpion. Your post suggest that Alonso can/will score because City are weak at the back. I presented you stats that suggest both of your assumptions are incorrect or unlikely. You then get offended when faced with actual facts.

                      13. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        You`re getting offended and angry when i combat your so called opinions (dressed as "facts") with actual facts. I`m simply defending what`s factually true, whilst you`re more occupied by calling me names instead of actually trying to defend your claims. Like i`ve said, don`t speak opinions and call them facts, and don`t get mad when people use actual facts to combat your bs. If you want to be percieved as anything but a moron, that is. If you want people to continue to view you as an idiot, by all means , continue.

                        And yes, i have adressed them. You asked me if i were a masters in echonomics, to which i said no. Another thing that has nothing to do with the actual topic. My god you have actual feathers instead of braincells.

                    2. iCon
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      6 days, 8 hours ago

                      Why so angry ❓

                      1. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        I`m not.

                    3. KGFC
                      • 2 Years
                      6 days, 8 hours ago

                      Read above... It's already been answered. You are more inclined to making stupid judgements on a public forum than simply read and understand another person's perspective.

                      1. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Your post didn`t adress my concern. You`re allowed to have your own perspective. Yours in particular is just stupid, which is why i`m calling you out on it. Your continued inability to actually defend your argument just makes my case even more, yet you somehow can`t seem to understand that.

                      2. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Of course for you, everyone else's is stupid and yours is the best, eh?! So now you want a toffee little tommy!?? 😀

                      3. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 8 hours ago

                        Pretty sure Tommy and tummy are two different things. Another thing you fail to understand. And no. Not everyone else is stupid. So far today, just you and this other guy.

                      4. KGFC
                        • 2 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        Haha... you didnt even get this one!! 😀 you are so dumb!!

                      5. Psychobingo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        Maybe i didn`t get it. I thought i did. Whatever the case may be, i felt the inclination to correct another one of your mistakes, this time a spelling one. Who helps you in your daily life? Because you shouldn`t be left on your own.

    2. TwiggsJameson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I'll probably bench Alonso this week.

  8. chelseabrad
    • 4 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    2FT with 1.5 ITB

    Ederson Hamer
    Alonso TAA Holebas Doherty AWB
    Salah Maddison Richarlison Barkley Stephens
    Kane Arnie Wilson

    A) Arnie & Alonso > Laca & Bellerin/Kolasinac (probably bellerin)
    B) Arnie & Barkley > Chicarito & Fanderson
    C) Other?

    1. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Arnautovic and Barkley have to be moved on, but I'd probably go with Mitrovic and Felipe Anderson. Not sure I trust West Ham enough to double up on their attack, the fixtures are good though.

    2. Magic Bean Hunter
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      i think you need a city mid. Arnie Barkley Madd > Chicha Fraser Dilva?

  9. JasonG123
    • 5 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Bottomed. Anyone have any insight as to why Snoddy didn't play against City in GW13?

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      susp

      1. JasonG123
        • 5 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Okay great thanks 🙂

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

      5 YC

  10. Van der Faart
    • 7 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Worth it to take a hit to do this?

    Peirera to Bellerin
    Kenedy to Snoddy

  11. Jimeni Cricki
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Someone talk some sense into me.

    A - Arny, Duffy, Salah, Pat to Kane, Erikson, Bellerin, Hamer -12, 0itb

    B) Arny, Salah, Alonso to Sterling, Kane + 4.8def. -8, 0itb

    C) Logout

    1. maratus
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      C

    2. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Senses have indeed failed you

    3. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Go for a walk!

    4. Jimeni Cricki
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Cheers all thought so lol

    5. The Cisco Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      D. Arnie to your choice of Wilson/Mitrovic/Rondon/Jiménez. Leave the rest.

  12. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    A) Salah+Mitro/Wilson
    B) Mane/Dilva+Aubameyang-4

  13. Athletic Nasherbo
    • 1 Year
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Ederson
    Alonso Robertson Doherty Digne
    Sterling Sane Son Richarlison Fraser
    Kane(C)

    Button WB Success Arnautovic

    Arnautovic > Chicharito with my FT and bench Alonso. Son/Sane might miss out also.

  14. Bubz
    • 5 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Any Spurs defender worth getting on WC instead of Laporte?

    1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I'd get Laporte

      1. JohnRoss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Agree. They conceded without him too

    2. Jules Rimet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I would get VVD + TAA then Doherty, AWB, Diop

      1. Bubz
        • 5 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Got TAA but not too keen on the double up on Liv defs to be honest

    3. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Surely Trippier.

      6.1 is a lot of money for a player who's delivered 13 points over the last 5 GW's. That's Laporte by the way.

      1. Bubz
        • 5 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Didn't he get injured again?

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Didn't look / sound serious to me, but he will have his minutes managed over Christmas as its a reoccurring one. See what Pochettino says tomorrow.

    4. Jellyfish
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      I'd get Luiz and invest the 0.5m for improvements elsewhere.

  15. fuml_akimbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Money not a problem, please pick one:
    A) Auba
    B) Lacazette

    1. maratus
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Auba for sure.

    2. Jules Rimet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Lacazette better rested and likely to play sole striker next 3-4 gameweeks.

    3. DV8R
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I'm struggling between them too. Auba could be rested but Laca has been benched twice in a row now.

      1. maratus
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        I think Auba will get his rest on the EL against Qarabag.

    4. french holiday
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Auba can play as a wide forward or as a central striker with or without Laca.

  16. maratus
    • 4 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Best fodder MID for 4.4m or less ?

    1. Gentle_Turks
      6 days, 5 hours ago

      Stephens?

  17. JohnRoss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    On quick break. Any news on martial lads?

    1. EgyptianKing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Seem that the news are good. Mourinho says it was precautionary and not an injury.

      With that said, however, I still have some doubts he starts on saturday, unfortunately (owner)

      1. JohnRoss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Thanks. He knows how to finish

        1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          I think there was a quote somewhere along the lines of Martial feeling like it was a "pre-injury", he was feeling tight.

          1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
            • 2 Years
            6 days, 9 hours ago

            Hahaha turns out the elusive "somewhere" is the top of the Scout Tweets.

            I'd be a little worried, if he's complaining of tightness and feels an injury is around the corner surely he's prone to a few rests over the Christmas?

    2. french holiday
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Mourinho knows he needs Martial. Hence he was taken off immediately to protect him.

  18. mcrayeps
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    guys which one is the best to avoid further price drop from :
    A) Quaner 4.3 - 3.2% live ownership
    B) Kamara 4.3 - 7.4% live ownership

  19. jia you jia you
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Sold my last Liverpool asset and going without any now until GW22 at least. Hoping they have a mediocre Christmas period and I benefit, either that or RIP 😉

  20. Water_Pink
    • 8 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Worth doubling up with sterling and sane ?

    1. Bubz
      • 5 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I think so

    2. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Yes once your bench is strong

    3. EgyptianKing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I will keep this double-up a few weeks I think

    4. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Hazard to Sane will continue to tempt me I'm sure but gonna hold Haz for a little while first.

  21. donlobatto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    What would you rather have on WC:

    A) Laporte, Fanderson
    B) Alonso, Snodgrass

    Currently on A) but have no CHE at all and wondering if Alonso could pay off long term?

    1. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Personally not keen on either of those defenders at the moment. Laporte is overpriced and Alonso isn't playing well at all. I'd consider going with a slightly cheaper option and reinvesting the money elsewhere.

  22. Udo
    • 1 Year
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    I am struggling to prioritise with my injured players and would highly appreciate advise on what to do with only 1FT and having:
    Kenedy, Martial, Arni & Robertson.

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

      Arnie out first

    2. GaabRop
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Arnie out of course...rest can/will still play this year

    3. Udo
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Thanks lads, just a pity didn't get ride of him last night, could have done with the 0.1 gained. But such is life!

  23. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Alonso with all his faults is still only match pts wise by Hazard, Aubu and Sterling. Players 4m more expenses.

    You guys selling have no idea what you are talking about.

    1. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Quiet now Ted

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

      Same discussion every season, several times

    3. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Agree if those are selling for hits

      Those switching out on WC may be justified if it allows a more balanced and Xmas-ready team imo

      Personally on my WC and debating between
      Alonso, Snodgrass vs Laporte, FAnderson

      It's tough!

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        aaah that is easy...A & S.

    4. #FPLBhuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Silence s'il vous plaît

    5. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Enabled me to get Sterling - see that as a significant upgrade

      Kept Hazard who got me 5 points where Alonso got 0

      City likely to score so another blank for Alonso

      Can reassess on Hazard and Alonso thereafter but on the cards is:

      Hazard > Sane
      Robbo > Alonso

      Last year I took out Alonso for Christensen after Christmas - they performed at pretty much the same level for over a month

      Like this year, much of Alonso's haul points came early season

    6. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      After his insane start to the season, other cheaper options like TAA and Doherty are keeping pace. Kind of depends how you reinvest the money.

    7. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Thing is them three will get you 200+points and you may(and will) easily captain any of them so that's even more points, Alonso's ceiling as with any premium defender is about 170pts and he's not a captain material, so there's that.

  24. Winston.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    In order to get Kane, need to sell...
    A. Hazard
    B. Sterling
    Which one? Thanks.

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

      Haz

    2. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      A I think

    3. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Haz even tho I own him n not sterling

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Don't get Kane

  25. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Anyone know how long Mane is expected to be out for?

    1. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      All I read was stitches in his foot n can only walk in flip flops... prob this weekend again?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 8 hours ago

        OK cheers

  26. kennethrhcp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Was all set on Arnie to Hernandez but 2nd guessing myself.

    1ft. 0itb. Wc still available. Kane and Jimenez other 2 forwards own Fraser also

    A. Arnie to Hernandez
    B. Arnie to Wilson
    C. Arnie + Alonso to laca + kiko (-4)

    1. mcrayeps
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      B

    2. Winston.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      B

    3. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Thanks lads

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      Yes B for me

  27. EgyptianKing
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Do you think Martial starts against Fulham?

    Cheers

  28. mcrayeps
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    insane to triple up D Silva, Sterling and Sane?
    Currently have Silva and Sterling, but tempted to do Martial to Sane

    1. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      I have all 3 and think they will do well.

    2. adams_6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 6 hours ago

      I've just got all three. It feels good

  29. CRO KLOPP
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Should I keep Martial, don't know what is a preinjury? my English isn't that good

    1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 8 hours ago

      It means Martial felt a tightness in his muscles. This would have made him more likely to get injured later on in the game, so he was substituted off to protect him.

      I wouldn't buy him, but if your bench is ok I wouldn't rush to sell him

      1. CRO KLOPP
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 days, 8 hours ago

        Thanks, Hojbjerg, Alonso and AWB my current bench

        1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 8 hours ago

          You should be fine. Your English wasn't the issue by the way, preinjury isn't a word, it was just how Martial described the feeling he had.

  30. The Wizard of Ozil
    • 8 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    do we think Lacazette will start this week?

    want to give him the armband or should i leave it on Kane