Scout Squad

The Scout Squad for FPL Gameweek 22

After a well-earned winter break, the Scout Squad panel are back to offer their long-list of players to be considered for our regular Scout Picks feature on Friday.

The 72 nominations listed will be narrowed down to a squad of 14 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83.5m) ahead of the Gameweek 22 deadline at 11:30 GMT on Saturday.

The usual foursome of Joe, Peter, Paul and Az – who have five top 1,000 finishes between them – are reunited to expand on their notable selections and omissions in the article below.

PaulJoeAzPeter
GKVicente GuaitaNeil EtheridgeKasper SchmeichelNeil Etheridge
Tom HeatonVicente GuaitaTom HeatonTom Heaton
Neil EtheridgeTom HeatonNeil EtheridgeKasper Schmeichel
DFTrent Alexander-
Arnold
Marcos AlonsoLucas DigneMarcos Alonso
Patrick van AanholtRicardo PereiraAndrew RobertsonTrent Alexander-
Arnold
Ricardo PereiraJames TarkowskiSead KolasinacLucas Digne
Sean MorrisonAaron Wan-BissakaDavid LuizJames Tarkowski
Lucas DigneSol BambaAaron Wan-BissakaSol Bamba
MFMohamed SalahEden HazardMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
Son Heung-minMohamed SalahEden HazardEden Hazard
Eden HazardLeroy SaneLeroy SaneRicharlison
Raheem SterlingRicharlisonVictor CamarasaSon Heung-min
Dwight McNeilCallum PatersonSon Heung-minCallum Paterson
FWHarry KanePierre-Emerick
Aubameyang
Sergio AgueroSergio Aguero
Pierre-Emerick
Aubameyang
Sergio AgueroPierre-Emerick
Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick
Aubameyang
Sergio AgueroHarry KaneHarry KaneAshley Barnes
Marko ArnautovicJamie VardyRoberto FirminoCallum Wilson
Marcus RashfordAshley BarnesAshley BarnesTroy Deeney

Most popular picks: Neil Etheridge, Tom Heaton, Mohamed Salah, Eden Hazard, Sergio Aguero, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (four), Lucas Digne, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, Ashley Barnes (three)

Paul said…

Finding value in defence could be key to this week’s selection, with a number of big-hitting attackers going head-to-head with less-than-resilient opponents.

That has persuaded me to overlook Marcos Alonso, in spite of Chelsea’s plum home clash with Newcastle.

As the season unfolds under Maurizio Sarri, the Spaniard’s role as a left-back is curtailing his instincts to attack – indeed, Alonso is without a goal or an assist since Gameweek 11.

Patrick van Aanholt and Ricardo Pereira are the top two ranked defenders for goal attempts in the last four Gameweeks, with nine and eight respectively.

Both could also bring home clean sheets in home encounters with Watford and Southampton.

Cardiff centre-half Sean Morrison boasts a big goal threat for the visit of Fulham – his 19 shots in the box ranks third in defence.

The Bluebirds have also tightened up defensively, with three of their five clean sheets for the season arriving in the previous six.

Burnley wide man Dwight McNeil is my differential midfielder and looks a decent enabler at home to Fulham.

Costing just £4.4m, he has a goal and an assist in two appearances since being installed in the starting XI in Gameweek 20.

McNeil’s six shots and five efforts in the box both rank second for the Clarets in that period. Fulham, meanwhile, have conceded 28 goals on their travels, more than any other side.

Joe said…

Among form premium assets, Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks the most enticing this week. He takes top spot among my forward selection as he prepares to take on a West Ham side with a solitary clean sheet in their last six Gameweeks.

Strong underlying statistics are also in his favour. Over that same timeframe, the Gunners’ marksman has notched a record 11 big chances, scoring four and assisting a further two goals along the way.

Taking my top midfield slot is Eden Hazard, who is at home to a Newcastle outfit that has conceded the third-highest number of close-range efforts over their last six away matches.

He could do particularly well if Alvaro Morata fails to recover from a hamstring injury, as most of the Belgian’s attacking returns this season have come when the Spaniard has been off the pitch.

Mohamed Salah leads our captaincy poll and should get on the scoresheet against Brighton but I’m not sure he will beat Hazard and Aubameyang’s returns. Over their last six home matches, the Seagulls have only handed opponents seven big chances: the joint-second-best tally alongside Liverpool and Crystal Palace.

Manchester City also face a resilient defence when Wolves drop by but I still think one of Sergio Aguero or Leroy Sane is worth including. While Nuno Espirito Santo’s troops have performed well against top sides, they have conceded in all seven league meetings with Spurs, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United.

Burnley and Cardiff look the best teams for bargain-hunting this week as they take on Fulham and Huddersfield respectively.

The Clarets’ backline looks particularly appealing having halved the number of shots they have faced since the goalkeeper’s jersey was wrestled from Joe Hart in Gameweek 20. James Tarkowski looks the safest option. I’ve also tentatively included Hart’s replacement Tom Heaton, even though he now faces competition from last season’s number one Nick Pope, who returned to action in the FA Cup this month following a lengthy injury lay-off.

Az said…

With the festive schedule behind me, I’m turning attention to the battle against my own team’s slide. With so many heavy hitters performing well and there existing a strong template of defenders and cheaper midfielders, I am struggling to find many gems to help make my way back up the rankings.

This week looks a potentially intriguing one with many of the top sides enjoying favourable fixtures, though there are also good-looking home games for teams such as Everton and Cardiff. I really like the look of Victor Camarasa this week, who is in fine company in my midfield selections!

Getting the right heavy hitters in your own FPL teams looks key to surviving the next few months. My top picks this week are Mohamed Salah and Sergio Aguero, the latter of whom I think is being overlooked in everyone’s clamour to get Salah. Aguero looked razor-sharp against Liverpool and should lead the line against Wolves, who do always put up a fight against the top sides but may find the challenge too great at the Etihad.

It’s hard to separate Harry Kane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. I feel as though Kane may be over-performing on his FPL points based on the matches I’ve seen him play, whereas Aubameyang has been very unlucky. I’m reluctant to take Kane out but I do think Aubameyang can do some real damage to me this week and beyond.

My defence selection looks strong and I wouldn’t be surprised to see any of these players make the final squad. Lucas Digne, Andrew Robertson and Sead Kolasinac all offer so much going forward for their respective sides, while David Luiz and Aaron Wan-Bissaka are slightly less exciting picks but both have good-looking home games nevertheless.

Peter said…

Two premium midfielders (Eden Hazard and Mohamed Salah) and two premium attackers (Sergio Aguero and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang) account for nearly half the budget this week, resulting in drastic cost-cutting measures elsewhere. My selections are therefore somewhat sullied as I scratch around at the unromantic venues of the Cardiff City Stadium and Turf Moor.

It’s an odd quirk of the fixture computer that the bottom two sides (Huddersfield and Fulham) visit two sides just outside the drop zone (Cardiff and Burnley respectively) and, despite going all-in on the pair of hosts, I must acknowledge the fragility of both the Bluebirds and the Clarets.

Nonetheless, I’ve gambled on penalty-stopper Neil Etheridge and Sol Bamba to shut out a Terriers attack with eight away goals all season. That said, Huddersfield’s far-from-irresistible force meets an infinitely movable object, with Cardiff’s the leakiest home defence in the division. I may, therefore, be relying on attacking returns from Bamba (level with Marcos Alonso with 16 attempts in the box this season) and from team-mate Callum Paterson, should he continue in his “out of position” role up front.

It’s a fairly similar story at Turf Moor, where I cross everything in hope that Burnley’s defence – almost as porous as Cardiff’s – can repel a Fulham attack which boasts just seven goals in 11 away games. Again, I may be relying on attacking returns from my defender, with James Tarkowski’s three goals leaving him behind only Shane Duffy as the top-scoring defender. I’m also hopeful that Ashley Barnes can continue his slightly improved form against Fulham’s much-maligned defence.

That at least frees up some cash for the aforementioned fab four who, at the time of writing, top the captaincy poll, suggesting I don’t need to wax lyrical about their potential this week.

Instead, I will seek to justify my selections of Lucas Digne and Richarlison, with Everton failing to record a clean sheet in the last eight Gameweeks and Richarlison managing just six shots on target during that time. What better game to bounce back from (from an attacking perspective at least) than against the Cherries, who also appear to have forgotten what a clean sheet looks like (Brighton in Gameweek 18 aside) and are haemorrhaging an average of three goals a game over the last six Gameweeks. This fixture has the smell of goals about it, and I’ve also added Callum Wilson to the squad in anticipation of a Sunday afternoon thriller.

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  1. DEEGTADKMC
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Best 2 free agents on my draft?

      a)Milivejovic
      b)Townsend
      c)Deulofeu
      d)lindgard
      e)pedro

      1. Amey
          3 months, 14 days ago

          A
          C

      2. TeddiPonza
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Those of you that have both Salah and Hazard, who are you captaining?

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Salah definitely.

        2. Amey
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Salah

          • RECKLESS
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Salah ofcourse due to his past record vs brighton and newC defend very well compact that will suffocate haz

            1. avfc82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Whilst I agree Newcastle can defend well at times, let's not forget they shipped 4 at Anfield recently.

              1. I Member
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Don't understand why people are saying that Newcastle are good defensively and totally ignoring the fact that Brighton are better than them defensively.

                1. avfc82
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Gotta take into account Brighton are at home too. Can't remember them shipping more than a couple even against Chelsea, Arsenal, Spurs etc.

          • danishdynamite
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Salah (haven't got him yet, but will get him tonight)

            Form, innit

          • ryacoo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Hazard for me. Newcastle worse record than Brighton vs top 6 sides this season.

          • I Member
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Hazard. Better fixture, Morata shouldn't start, Chelsea need to bounce back.

          • avfc82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            I'm siding with Hazard at the mo, that could change though.

          • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Pretty set on hazard now

        3. HAMMERTIME107
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Martial >>>>> Felipe Anderson ?
            *
            £0 mil in the bank but 2 free transfers!

            Foster |
            Digne | Wan-Bissaka | Pereira
            Mane | Richarlison | Sane | Martial
            Kane | Rashford | Aubameyang

            Speroni | Billing | Dunk | Targett

            1. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              really tough one but as you have rashford i d say yes

            2. RAFA THE GAFFA
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              He’s off form a little now but still a decent pick

          • boc610
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Arnie on the slow boat to china

            1. Shark Team
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Hammers denied the 35 mil offer

              1. jia you jia you
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                rejected not denied? Will they reject a £50m bid if it arrived?

          • Jafoole_88
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            was considering bringing in Aguero and captaining him this week, but the reported illness and Jesus x4 goals last night is making me think twice.

            1. RECKLESS
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Jesus is just not cut out vs tough opposition. And believe Liv killers wolves arent a pushover

              1. Benteke Fried Chicken
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Yes but even if aguero starts it could be a early sub off for him

                • avfc82
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I agree Wolves aren't a pushover, but why is Jesus not cut out vs tough opposition? He scored against Liverpool, Spurs, Arsenal, Everton etc last season.

            2. Shark Team
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Gw 22: no transfer
              Gw 23: Trippier and Fraser in - Jonny and Hazard out
              Gw 24: Redmond and Auba in - Anderson and Jimenez out(-4)
              Good or bad?

              1. Jam0sh
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                I'd say bad

              2. Bat Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 14 days ago

                You are asking whether it’s a good idea to take a hit and bring in Redmond?

              3. Benteke Fried Chicken
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Hideous

                • Shark Team
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Ok you will remember me after the end of gw24...

                • danishdynamite
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Yikes

                • RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Bad

              4. SKOBassist
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Trying out random WC options. Thoughts on this?

                Allison/Button
                Periera/Doherty/Digne/AWB/Bennet
                Pogba/Bilva/Eriksson/Pereyra/Paterson
                Auba/Kane/Rashford

                Eriksson could become Son to free up cash for later moves

                1. danishdynamite
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Save the WC m8

                  1. SKOBassist
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Ha ha ha I'm not using it. Just playing around with combinations to see what could be done. Cheers though

                2. RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Don’t like it at all

                3. tjostolv
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  No Salah?

                4. Benteke Fried Chicken
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    is that the best wildcard team you could come up with?! Midfield is hideous.

                5. Patches O Hoolahan
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Got 2FTs. Squad this GW is this.

                  Etheridge
                  AWB - Digne - Bednarek
                  Salah (c) - Hazard - Pogba - B. Silva
                  Kane - Arnie - Rashford

                  GTG?

                6. danishdynamite
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I need a sub 5.5 placeholder in midfield, prior to me getting more Spurs / Liv in 25. He will be benched this week

                  A) Redmond. has the fixtures
                  B) Puncheon - leaves chash for emmergency moves
                  C) Callum Hudson-Odoi - punty, but I'm thinking that if they convnice him to stay they're gonna have to give him minutes. OTOH Sarri doesn't seem terribly inclined to play the young uns

                  1. ryacoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    B

                  2. TeddiPonza
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Redmond

                  3. joeydelucchi
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    iwobi, brooks, paterson best 3

                  4. RAFA THE GAFFA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    A

                  5. Benteke Fried Chicken
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Deulofeu

                    • Ask Yourself
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      A but if you can wait a week to assess I think C when it becomes apparent he is nailed

                  6. ryacoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    In the member's area, if I wanted to look at Wolves' underlying defensive numbers vs top 6 sides for example, is there a quick way of doing this or do I have to literally enter each GW I need the data from, one by one, and add everything up manually?

                  7. TeddiPonza
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    What to do with this?

                    Patricio (Hamer)
                    Lovren Shaw AWB (Kiko Bennett)
                    Richa Pogba Sane Hazard (Kayal)
                    Auba Kane Rashford
                    0,3m in bank and 2 FT

                    Thinking maybe Auba and Sane to Salah and Arnie NEXT week.

                    What about Lovren to TAA this week?

                    Thanks

                    1. Pad Randa
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      I wouldn't drop Lovren for a different LIV defender unless his injury was serious which it doesn't look to be.

                      1. TeddiPonza
                        • 8 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        What would you do then? 🙂

                        1. Pad Randa
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          If you must make a transfer, drop Shaw.

                      2. joeydelucchi
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        do we know if Lovren is playing on saturday then?

                        1. Pad Randa
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          "Not serious" still doesn't = "will play". Just that he won't be out for ages.

                          1. joeydelucchi
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            not sure what you are saying lol

                            1. Pad Randa
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 14 days ago

                              I'm saying that Lovren's absence will be short enough to where he won't need to be replaced. I'm benching him this week in anticipation of his return next week. How hard is that to comprehend?

                              1. joeydelucchi
                                • 2 Years
                                3 months, 14 days ago

                                haha someone hasnt had their coffee yet this morning....what you first said is hardly the same as what you just said, makes much more sense now thank you 🙂

                                im going with gomez now with hope he will be back after brighton

                    2. Magic Bean Hunter
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Do the TAA transfer

                      1. Boxwoods
                        • 1 Year
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        110% this. Good move even if Lov fit.

                  8. Pad Randa
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Help me sort out this unholy mess, gents

                    Flappy
                    W-B - Digne - DLuiz
                    Martial - Salah (v) - Hazard (c) - Fraser - Redmond
                    Kane - Wilson

                    Patricio, Lovren, Doherty, Jimenez

                    0 ITB, 1 FT

                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Help me ou to do what?

                      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        You*

                      2. Pad Randa
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        Not get 30 points this week?

                        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          Looks fine. Change your keeper if anything

                          1. Pad Randa
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            I'd get Button in, but not for LIV...

                    2. CAPTAIN_WALES
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      stop showing off lol

                  9. RAFA THE GAFFA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Morning all 🙂
                    2FTs and 0.4itb. Best option? A & B allow Auba+Son >> Rashford+Salah next GW. C does not.

                    A. Fab >> Guaita
                    B. Schindler >> Bednarek
                    C. Kola >> TAA

                    Fab
                    Kola • Digne • AWB
                    Haz • Rich • Son • FAnders • Martial
                    Auba(C) • Kane
                    (Button / Schindler / Doherty / Kamara)

                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Anyone?

                    2. Little fekirs
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        Wouldn’t lose Auba personally.

                        A looks good for this week.

                        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          Yeah, it might not be Auba actually. Could be Kane or Haz. But obviously Son has to go, sadly

                      • CAPTAIN_WALES
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        A

                        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          Thanks mate, appreciated

                      • AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        B if that allows your preference though TAA eventually

                        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          Both A and B raise 0.4m. So both work for future

                      • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
                        • 1 Year
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        B

                    3. bigblackcat
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        Luke Shaw (4.9)

                        Thoughts on getting this guy in soon?

                        Cheap, good fixtures, and Man Utd finally seem like they're getting it back together.

                        1. RECKLESS
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          Decide after spurs. Brilliant attack but Middle weak link in defence. And shaw has become less attacking than early season

                        2. Pad Randa
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          I still don't trust United with clean sheets and Shaw's attacking returns aren't what I'd call stellar.

                        3. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          No

                      • Patches O Hoolahan
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        A) Aubameyang & Richarlison

                        B) Hazard & Arnautovic ?

                      • Hungry Singh
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        Morning all!!

                        Which pairing scores more this week:

                        1. Aguero + Mane
                        2. Arnie + Salah

                        (Assume neither Aguero or Arnie are flagged).

                        Alternatively, with £21m for a MID and FWD, who would be your 2 choices this week?

                        (Already have Auba/Barnes/Rich/Sigg/Hazard)

                        Thanks!

                        1. CAPTAIN_WALES
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          2

                      • Irbox ⚽
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        Extremely tempted to do Kane > Auba for free. I haven’t liked the look of Kane at all for the entirety of the season. He looks sluggish on the eye test and continues to drop deep into midfield. Granted he has done well over the past couple of months, but this coincides with a purple patch for Spurs. I’m worried that Son’s absence to the Asian Cup will diminish Kane’s opportunities and it’s very hard to justify his price given that Salah will be my perma-captain from now until season end. There’s also the small matter or xG and over and under performance between Kane and Aubameyang. Thoughts?

                        1. Shark Team
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          I will downgrade hazard and double them up front. It's time for forwards to star

                        2. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          I prefer Auba to Kane this week. But I have both.

                        3. RECKLESS
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          But kane plays for better team and Arsenal dont look good enough to get in top 4 also. Kane has fulham after this gw so probably better to decide after that

                          1. RECKLESS
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            Also please advice me below mate. Going with rmt has screwed my bench points

                        4. Benteke Fried Chicken
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            I like it, also frees you 1.2m (ish). This gameweek could give auba 5/6 more points that Kane and even if Kane does well against Fulham next week it could have been worth it.

                          • AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            To tell the truth it would solve my problems to keep Auba and sacrifice Kane to get Salah. But he's been very consistent of late

                          • ZeBestee
                            • 4 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            I think i will keep Kane personally, but if you want to move on, this is the right week to do so. Fixtures for Kane are really good, Son going will indeed diminish his appeal, but with Eriksen and Alli back in the starting 11 selling him may bite back hard. Moura and Lamela are the issues there though Alli and Eriksen will create enough for him imo. Auba is the perfect replacement for him if you ever want to loose him so it's really 50/50 which could go either way.

                          • rainy
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • Has Moderation Rights
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            Though the stats never seem to jibe with Kane's FPL returns, agree that watching the two play football makes it difficult to argue with that move

                        5. RECKLESS
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          Which 2 to play from
                          1) Holebas vs cpl ( Scored last time and kept cleanie in parallel match)
                          2) Kamara vs bur ( burnley still conceded big chances consistently even against Hud)
                          3) Jiminez vs mci
                          4) Doherty vs mci
                          I have done consistently wrong calls of jiminez vs kamara in last 3 gw with each of my bench ones getting returns
                          Should i just punt on playing holebas and kamara as most of top 10k must be playing Jiminez as wolves give city hard time

                          1. Shark Team
                            • 1 Year
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            Holebas and Jimmy

                          2. Irbox ⚽
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            Holebas and Kamara

                          3. jia you jia you
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            1) + 3)

                          4. CAPTAIN_WALES
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            1 & 3

                        6. Shark Team
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          GTG?
                          Foster
                          TAA Digne WanB
                          Salah Hazard Pogba Richarlison Fanders
                          Kane Jimenez

                        7. cescfabregas
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 14 days ago

                          Please help! drop rank from 70k to 180k in 5 weeks.

                          Ederson
                          Robertson, Alonso, AWB, Digne
                          Haz, Eriksen, Pogba, Fanderson, Pereyra
                          Kane

                          Bench: Hamer, Kamara, Doherty, Ings.

                          1 FT
                          1,7 ITB.

                          What should I do in the next 2 or 3 GW?

                          1. Benteke Fried Chicken
                              3 months, 14 days ago

                              I personally don’t like only playing 1 striker. They are the goal getters. Downgrade Pereyra and maybe upgrade Ings to Rashford or arnie?!

                            • XABI 15
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 14 days ago

                              I would actually hold this week as you have a very good team on paper. Look to get Salah in next week

                            • Warby84
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 14 days ago

                              I had the same format, and it dropped luckily only from 20k to 50k, I now have 3 strikers rather than 1 1/2 and have a much more balanced squad

                          2. Shark Team
                            • 1 Year
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            What do you prefer for the next GWs?
                            A)Hazard Kane Jimenez
                            B)Fraser Kane Auba
                            C)Sterling Auba Jimenez

                          3. jia you jia you
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 14 days ago

                            Locked & Loaded. GTG guys?

                            Fabianski
                            Alonso / Pereira / Digne
                            Hazard(C) / Sane / Camarasa / Pogba / Sane
                            Kane / Auba
                            (Hamer, AWB, Jimenez, Bednarek)

                            1. jia you jia you
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 14 days ago

                              *Felipe (double Sane haha, is it a sign to captain him!)

                            2. RAFA THE GAFFA
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 14 days ago

                              Yep, great. Haz over Auba captain though?

                              1. jia you jia you
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 2 Years
                                3 months, 14 days ago

                                Cheers mate, it was a con-flip, but I'm never fully comfortable captaining an away fixture, tend to favour the home fix!

                          4. Fagaazi
                              3 months, 14 days ago

                              whats holders of Bournemouth assets doing - fraser & wilson?

                              1. Shark Team
                                • 1 Year
                                3 months, 14 days ago

                                I'm planning to buy them so keep?

                                1. Fagaazi
                                    3 months, 14 days ago

                                    buying who and when?

                                  • jia you jia you
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 2 Years
                                    3 months, 14 days ago

                                    madness buying them now imo!

                                    1. Fagaazi
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        would you offload then

                                  • ZeBestee
                                    • 4 Years
                                    3 months, 14 days ago

                                    I will keep one for sure. Bournemouth will score goals against any team and if they keep Wilson, then he will always bring you points.

                                    1. Fagaazi
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        agree but feel having both is unnecessary

                                        1. ZeBestee
                                          • 4 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          keep Wilson imo.

                                          1. Fagaazi
                                              3 months, 14 days ago

                                              thanks bud

                                    2. XABI 15
                                      • 3 Years
                                      3 months, 14 days ago

                                      Any changes here on a WC and 0.5itb

                                      Etheridge
                                      TAA Robertson Pereira
                                      Salah (C) Sane Sterling Richarlison Pogba
                                      Rashford Arnautovic

                                      Guaita AWB Bednarek Kamara

                                      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        Son in for Pogba for this week?

                                        1. XABI 15
                                          • 3 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          cheers will look into this

                                    3. amplifiedAnt
                                      • 4 Years
                                      3 months, 14 days ago

                                      Fabianski (Button)
                                      Robertson, TAA, Digne, AWB (Doherty)
                                      Salah, Hazard, Pogba, Richarlison, Camarasa
                                      Kane (Jimenez, Ings)

                                      2FT, 0.3 ITB

                                      Following advice, thinking of doing Ings > Kamara.

                                      GTG after that? Also, play:

                                      A. Camarasa (HUD H)
                                      B. Jimenez (mci a)

                                      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        A

                                    4. Miguel Sanchez
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 2 Years
                                      3 months, 14 days ago

                                      Play one:

                                      A) TAA (bha) - doubling with Robbo
                                      B) Balbuena (ARS)
                                      C) Mitrovic (bur)

                                      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        A

                                      2. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                        • 2 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        A or C... 50/50 call. But not starting Mitro vs Burnley is pretty insane. Why not have noget me cheap.fodder instead then

                                        1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                          • 2 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          Some cheap fodder* autocorrect is a blessing

                                        2. Miguel Sanchez
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          He will go to Kamara next week to fund Salah. Was an Xmas 8th attacker backup

                                      3. avfc82
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 9 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        I'd play TAA.

                                      4. Benteke Fried Chicken
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          A should never be benched until end of season.

                                      5. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        Haz or Auba Cap here??

                                        Fab
                                        Kola • Digne • AWB
                                        Haz • Rich • Son • FAnders • Martial
                                        Auba • Kane
                                        (Button / Schindler / Doherty / Kamara)

                                        1. Miguel Sanchez
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          Auba - but cause you're a Geordie!

                                          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 3 Years
                                            3 months, 14 days ago

                                            Haha, could be double pain then 🙂

                                        2. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                          • 2 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          Haz personally

                                      6. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                        • 2 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        I'm in a pickle! The heavy hitter(s) question is banging on my door. Which transfers do you prefer this week? 2 FT 0.8 itb

                                        A) Fabianski -> Lloris (B next week)
                                        B) Laca + Son -> Kam + Salah (A next week)
                                        C) Laca + Lovren -> Aguero + Bednarek
                                        D) Something else

                                        Fabs
                                        TAA Digne Lovren*
                                        Hazard Son Pogba Martial Rich
                                        Kane Lacazette

                                        Subs: Hamer Jim Doh Peltier

                                        1. The Big Fella
                                          • 2 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          Mid-term B short-term C (Laca won't play a full 90 mins if he features at all, Lovren is injured this week so won't play, Son could score this week against a poor United defence, Salah is a good long-term pick). I'd wait for press conferences to see if there are any hints about whether Lca will play this week. If he will, I'd do A this week and then B next week. If he won't I'd do B

                                          1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                            • 2 Years
                                            3 months, 14 days ago

                                            Thanks buddy! Will postpone the decision. But Salah might rise tonight

                                            1. The Big Fella
                                              • 2 Years
                                              3 months, 14 days ago

                                              He may do yes but everybody has thought that every night this week and he is yet to. I think wildcard usage throws off the figures. Use your own judgement on that one. I panicked and did it Monday night for the same reason but he is yet to go up.

                                              1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                                • 2 Years
                                                3 months, 14 days ago

                                                Might be right. Would you suggest C then?

                                                1. The Big Fella
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  3 months, 14 days ago

                                                  Can't answer that! I personally would do A and then B as they are the best mid- to long-term options. It depends on lots of things though like how well you feel Laca and Son will do this week, if Aguero is fit (Pep has said he and Kompany are the only injury concerns), where in your MLs you are etc.

                                                  1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    3 months, 14 days ago

                                                    Top in ML. Top 15k overall. Salah is the safe choice. Aguero could be a huge differential. Could get Salah in next week by downgrading Haz + Son. Hmmm

                                                    1. The Big Fella
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      3 months, 14 days ago

                                                      I think Hazard is an awful choice to be honest. Chelsea not in good form, he is very inconsistent, no striker to play off. I don't think you need to take risks with differentials at your level. Just choose the safe options and make the correct captaincy picks each week and you will maintain or rise in rank. Good luck!

                                      7. The Big Fella
                                        • 2 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        Really torn between Auba and Salah captain this week. Fellow owners of both, who are you going with and why?

                                        1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                          • 2 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          Salah because he is a midfielder (+1 point for a goal + 1 point fot a CS). Chances of scoring are equal according to various betting sides. So the difference is to be found elsewhere imo

                                          1. The Big Fella
                                            • 2 Years
                                            3 months, 14 days ago

                                            Good logic, cheers!

                                            1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                              • 2 Years
                                              3 months, 14 days ago

                                              Your welcome 🙂

                                        2. ZeBestee
                                          • 4 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          Salah, safest.

                                          1. The Big Fella
                                            • 2 Years
                                            3 months, 14 days ago

                                            Cheers!

                                      8. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 14 days ago

                                        Palace fans, what’s the GK situation? Guaita nailed now? Henn our long term? Speroni not involved now?

                                        Looking at Fab >> Guaita but leaves me Guaita/Button which could be a slight risk.

                                        Cheers 🙂

                                        1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                          • 2 Years
                                          3 months, 14 days ago

                                          I think lloris at 5.4 as set and forget could be a good call.