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Finding the best combination of premium FPL options

After the hectic Christmas period, there is no little consensus over which premium Fantasy Premier League options are the best to own.

The problem has been particularly prevalent in midfield and attack with the recent re-emergence of Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) forcing managers to chop and change their more expensive assets to get him back in.

We have decided to take the opportunity of the upcoming break from league action to compare some of the popular players at the dearer end of their classification.

These are Salah, Raheem Sterling (£11.3m), Eden Hazard (£11.1m), Leroy Sané (£9.5m) and Paul Pogba (£8.4m) in midfield with Harry Kane (£12.6m), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.4m), Sergio Aguero (£11.2m) and Roberto Firmino (£9.1m) up front.

Using the Fantasy Football Scout members’ area we have weighed these options against each other for various statistics over the last six Gameweeks.

The analysis takes into account their minutes per shots in the box, minutes per efforts on target, creativity and expected data.

We have chosen the period of the last six Gameweeks to factor in the hectic festive period but also to take into account some of the matches before that too.

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  1. Melania
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    13 days, 13 hours ago

    Are people still considering Ings as an option? Minutes have been limited since his return from injury and stats look poor.

    1. Bat Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 13 hours ago

      Willing to give him a few more games as the fixture run is so kind

    2. The Dogs Love Leeds
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 13 hours ago

      Don't go near him bought 3 weeks ago and he's had 2 games less than 90 min and one no show, worst transfer of my year !

      1. Bat Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        13 days, 13 hours ago

        I have him. Wouldn’t buy him, yes.

      2. zotter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        13 days, 13 hours ago

        Lol redmond is also a trap tempting me in for snodgrass

    3. Melania
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 13 hours ago

      Have been considering him as Kane Son ➡ Salah Ings would allow me to upgrade Anderson to De Bryne/Sane.

      Thinking Mitrovic and Pogba/D Silva may be a better move.

  2. Bat Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    13 days, 13 hours ago

    Appreciate any help, will try to answer as much in return
    1 FT 1.5 ITB
    Lloris Button
    Alonso Lindelof Holebas Bennett Peltier
    Sterling Hazard Pogba Richarlison Fraser
    Kane Jiminez Ings

    I feel quite embarrassed posting that defense so was thinking of doing Peltier to TAA. Think that’s a better move than getting Salah or saving a transfer. Happy to captain Hazard or Sterling

    1. The Dogs Love Leeds
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 13 hours ago

      Get Trent in for Bennet and why haven't you got Doherty ?

      1. Bat Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        13 days, 13 hours ago

        I cashed in on him last week. Don’t like their defense and already have Bennett. Doesn’t it make more sense to gob peltier to TAA?

        1. F_Ivanovic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          13 days, 12 hours ago

          What do you mean "cashed in" - he is great value at 5m or w/e you sold him for. Miles better than Lindelof. Bennett does not in any shape cover Doherty given that in Doherty's last 5 returns only 1 has been a CS.

        2. Dthinger
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 12 hours ago

          Depends. Are you going to play him, and then sit Holebas on your bench? If so, seems like you might as well do Holebas to TAA and save yourself some money.

  3. PepSala
    • 2 Years
    13 days, 13 hours ago

    WC g2g?

    Foster Speroni
    TAA D.Luiz Lovren AWB Doherty
    Salah Hazard Sane Fraser Camarasa
    Kane Rashford Kamara

    Lovren to Shaw or Lindelof when Gomez/Matip are back

    1. Bat Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 13 hours ago

      I’d get the Utd defender straight away if you want one. Been burned by trying to booo transfers ahead of time on a WC

    2. zotter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 13 hours ago

      Lovren finished once Gomez back in couple weeks. Don’t like the double kamara/ camarasa. Maybe Solanke.

  4. zotter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    13 days, 13 hours ago

    What to do?

    Don’t really like Digne. Snodgrass. Diop. Keepers and Need Kane soon.

    One ft. Nil itb

    Leno
    Vvd. Digne. Awb
    Snodgrass. Salah c. Hazard. Pogba. Richarlison
    Auba. Rash

    Hart. Jimi. Doherty. Diop

    1. g40steve
        13 days, 13 hours ago

        Auba only has PL so would keep, matching Kane at present with less minutes.

        1. zotter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          13 days, 13 hours ago

          Thanks. So hold for this week and pray snodgrass starts? Or do a keeper ? Or both ?

          Can do leno snodgrass to alisson and mega fodder

          1. g40steve
              13 days, 12 hours ago

              Hold, the template is broken at present.
              One huge score for say Auba, Sane etc will see those spunking their WC’s pulling hair out 🙂
              I think Etheridge, or the playing 4.2 have good run of games?
              Alisson is solid but not getting the double digit hauls.

          2. Rusty71
            • 4 Years
            13 days, 12 hours ago

            Arsenal already out of FA cup and Europa league are they?

        2. The Dogs Love Leeds
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          13 days, 13 hours ago

          Downgrade Leno to Fabby, Gunn or Heaton to give you cash for next week

          1. The Dogs Love Leeds
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            13 days, 12 hours ago

            If you want a hit Snoddy to Brooks or Fraser with the keeper cash if you can do

        3. F_Ivanovic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          13 days, 12 hours ago

          Hold. Kane or Auba... pointless to have both or sell one for the other IMO.

          1. Rusty71
            • 4 Years
            13 days, 12 hours ago

            I've got both, been doing very well lately thanks!

        4. Mo Mane Mo Success
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          13 days, 11 hours ago

          Team looks good to me ! Maybe save FT and get Kane next week

      • g40steve
          13 days, 13 hours ago

          Who would you replace the ## with?

          #Flappy#
          Digne, TAA, Pereira
          Salah, Hazard, #Son#, Pogba, #Fanderson#,
          Auba, Rashford,

          Button, Kamara, AWB, Doherty,

          Toying with; Etheridge, Sane, Fraser or just Etheridge & Bilva & keep Son for now?

          1. zotter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            13 days, 13 hours ago

            Alisson and Fraser and keep Son for now?

            1. g40steve
                13 days, 12 hours ago

                Not bad, Alisson solid but steady, Fraser bargain(removed them three games ago when used 1st WC)

            2. The Dogs Love Leeds
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              13 days, 12 hours ago

              Gunn is an interesting option as keeper if you fancy a punt and some cash.

              I've gone Gunn and Button on my WC this week.

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                13 days, 12 hours ago

                Manager said he played Gunn as he wanted a sweeper keeper for the Chelsea match.

                Seems like a very high risk GK duo.

            3. F_Ivanovic
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              13 days, 12 hours ago

              Flappy is fine. Expect him to get a 5 pointer vs Arsenal.

          2. Patch
            • 1 Year
            13 days, 13 hours ago

            Thought solanke went to crystal?

            Less desirable in Bournemouth team?

            1. Bat Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              13 days, 12 hours ago

              Yes absolutely. Def a wait and see

            2. Dr. Rog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              13 days, 12 hours ago

              preparing for Wilsons departure?

          3. FPL_adict
              13 days, 12 hours ago

              Fabianski Hennessey
              Kolasinac Holebas Digne Robertson WanBis
              Hazard Sterling Deulofeu Son Richarlison
              Arnatouvic Kane Success

              1 FT, 0.2 it. What will you do?

              1. Kopkloppers
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                13 days, 12 hours ago

                Move Hennessy. There was always a chance he was losing his place when fit.

            • FPL_adict
                13 days, 12 hours ago

                Hennessey to Patricio for Wolves cover? Good fixtures after City game as well. And Hennessey price is about to drop.

                1. Kopkloppers
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  13 days, 12 hours ago

                  Presume talking to me. Don;t know about Patricio. I have him and Fab and thinking of one of them to move on. Probably Fab

                2. I Member
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  13 days, 12 hours ago

                  Doherty is the Wolves asset you want.

              • Kopkloppers
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                13 days, 12 hours ago

                Unlikely but if S Korea don't qualify, Son is going nowhere

              • Ibra
                  13 days, 12 hours ago

                  A) Robbo -> TAA
                  B) Alonso -> 5.6 (no Liverpool)

                  Which one is better?

                  1. FPL_adict
                      13 days, 12 hours ago

                      I prefer B, to TAA. If you don't want to double up on liverpool defense, Doherty, Shaw?

                  2. pelle9
                    • 3 Years
                    13 days, 12 hours ago

                    Which Midfielder should I ditch for Salah ?

                    A) Richarlison
                    B) Fraser

                    Thanks guys.

                    1. Dthinger
                      • 1 Year
                      13 days, 12 hours ago

                      Richarlison

                    2. FPL_adict
                        13 days, 12 hours ago

                        Richarlison

                      • SweeSwee
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        13 days, 11 hours ago

                        I think it depends when you bought Fraser? If early then he is very good value and might want to keep for season. If late, I think Everton’s fixtures look good for Rich, despite poor form.

                    3. Mo Mane Mo Success
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      13 days, 11 hours ago

                      Would you do Digne to TAA for free ?

                      Pool better at keeping CS and TAA can also get attacking returns

                      1. JustPark
                        • 2 Years
                        13 days, 11 hours ago

                        Of course!

                      2. SweeSwee
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        13 days, 11 hours ago

                        Yes, did the same move.

                    4. Usyismail
                        12 days, 21 hours ago

                        Will appreciate any advice,
                        Patricio,lossl
                        Digne,,trippier,doherty,wan bissaka,pereira
                        Hazard, sterling,richarlisom, martial,torreira,
                        Kane, rashford, jiminez,
                        2ft, 0.8mik int the bank.
                        Was thinking torreira to paterson this week.
                        And also thinking of what to do with sterling and martial in the coming days

                      • Tatty Bojangles
                        • 9 Years
                        12 days, 21 hours ago

                        Anyone got a link to the Mods and Contributors League?

                      • SantaCruz87
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        12 days, 20 hours ago

                        Hazard + Son + Ings -> Salah + Redmond/Brooks + Rashford.

                        Good move?

                        1. CMJC
                          • 1 Year
                          12 days, 17 hours ago

                          Yes! I’d do brooks assuming you have bench cover when needed.

                      • fachada
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        11 days, 14 hours ago

                        After the city game, which one would you do?

                        Holebas > Doherty
                        or
                        Holebas > TAA (and doubling up with Robbo)

                        ?

                      • HenryS
                        • 1 Year
                        9 days, 18 hours ago

                        Just used my Wildcard ahead of GW22. Thoughts please?

                        Fabianski, Etheridge

                        Digne, van Dijk, Wan-Bissaka, Doherty, Peltier

                        Salah, Sane, Pogba, Son, Richarlison

                        Aubameyang, Jiménez, Kamara

                        1. yordani
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          8 days, 19 hours ago

                          Son will be out for 2-3 game weeks, maybe you will earn more points if you get David Silva now and then buy Son when he is back from his Asia trip.
                          Also I prefer TTA instead of van Dijk

                      • yordani
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        8 days, 19 hours ago

                        hi all,

                        using WC this week, what do you think abt my team?

                        Button/Etheridge
                        AWB, TTA, Robbo, Bennet, Bednarek
                        Sterling, Sane, Salah, Richi, Westwood
                        Aguero, Jimenez, Rashford

                      • needalittlehelp
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        5 days, 23 hours ago

                        Will the following affect Hazzard, and has the following already affected Haaazrd and the entire Chelski team - Fatigue, Sari likes to play with quite a small squad of players and does not rotate as much as other managers, are there any stats to support this? And they are still in 3 other cup comps?

                      • done7
                        • 2 Years
                        3 days, 21 hours ago

                        I have Salah and Hazard in my midfield.

                        Is it time to replace Hazard with Pogba or leave Hazard for now