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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866 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ZeBestee
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 9 days ago

    Score predictions?

    Spurs vs Man Utd
    City vs Wolves
    Brighton vs Liverpool

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      0-0
      1-0
      1-4

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        YNWA!!

      2. Fantasy Gold
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        0-0?!

    2. Benteke Fried Chicken
        9 months, 9 days ago

        1-1 (maybe 2-2)
        3-1
        1-3

      • Irbox ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        2-3
        2-1
        0-3

      • I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        1-1
        3-1
        1-2

      • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        2-1
        2-0
        0-1

      • CROCosta
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        3-1
        2-0
        1-1

      • Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        1-3
        3-1
        0-2

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

        Spurs 2-2 United
        City 3-1 Wolves
        Brighton 2-1 Liverpool

      • El Fenomeno R9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        2-2
        2-1
        0-2

      • RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        3-1
        2-0
        1-2

      • Shark Team
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        3-1
        3-0
        1-2

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

        Spurs 2-2 Utd
        City 3-1 Wolves
        Brighton 0-1 Liverpool

    3. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Morning everyone.
      Any Southampton players to keep an eye on?

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Danny Ings

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          Injured for now.

      2. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Redmond finally looking like he has a system that suits him again

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          Yeah he is looking good, dare I say it.

      3. ZeBestee
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        I think Redmond will do well. He is playing behind the striker and he is a very good player imo. Also returns are good in the last couple of games and fixtures are nice. Could be a nice punt if it works out.

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          Ok then, he's now on the watchlist.

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

        I was looking at Redmond but need 2 free transfers next week so won't be making the move, but I have to admit he looks like a good punt.

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          Same situation for me.

      5. Midlands Saint73
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Bednarek a good 3.9M enabler in defence as he is pretty nailed and has some goal threat just don't expect many clean sheets from us.

    4. El Fenomeno R9
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Who would you bench here guys?
      Not looking good this GW,tripple Man.Utd attack vs double Spurs defense.

      Lloris - Button
      Alonso - TAA - Digne - AWB - Trippier
      Salah(C) - Hazard - Pogba - Rich - Marital
      Mitro - Rash - Jimenez

      Want to bench Rash - Jimenez - Trippier

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Jimenez AWB Trippier

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

        Damn that's tough. I'd probably bench AWB, Martial and Jimenez but not 100% sure.

      3. fkmzcgp
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Jiminez, martial, AWB (i'd be too scared of a trippier goal/assist)

      4. El Fenomeno R9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Cheers,so AWB + Jimenez on bench will see for third.

      5. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Expensive backline. Why do you own trippier if you don’t intend to play him?

        1. El Fenomeno R9
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          You can ask same for Martial/Rash/Jimenez

    5. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Repost for few more insights.

      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.

      1. Rhinos
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        of course he's not nailed how could he be

      2. shearer9
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        I've kept Fab and done Hamer -> Guaita, gives me a couple options and can shift Fab for funds at a later date.

    6. HAMMERTIME107
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Do I need to stretch to somehow get Salah in ?

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

        Could you do Mane, Martial > Salah, Camarasa? Thinking about it you'll probably be a bit short.

    7. De Gea is GOAT
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Hey guys! on my WC and in a bit of a dilemma. Want to double up on Liverpool but unsure of whether it should be in the defense or attack. Currently have TAA , Robbo and Salah but thinking of only sticking to TAA and free up some funds for Firmino. Any thoughts? TIA.

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

        I think you've got it spot on with TAA, Robertson and Salah.

      2. Rhinos
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        you could also free up funds by going Allison over Robbo

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          fair point and thanks for the advice.

          Final selection (for now haha)

          Guaita/Patricio
          Kola AWB TAA Bednarek Doherty
          Salah Hazard Sane Richa Camarasa
          Rash Jime Barnes

          Next week will be Hazard & Barnes for Kane/Firmino & Pogba. Yay or nay?

          1. Teddy Brewski
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 9 days ago

            Wildcarding and then instantly taking a hit the next gameweek feels odd

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        I think you're good with those 3.

      4. The 5% Team
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        with Firmino seeming to hit a good form, I would go for the TAA+Salah+Firmino triple if I were to wildcard

      5. CROCosta
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        i would stick with robbo+taa+salah

    8. marzo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      1. Save the FT until next GW.
      2. Felipe + Hazard -> Salah + Camarasa (-4) leaves 0.5m to bring in TAA for Holebas next GW.

      Thinking of going for 2 and just be done with it. Camarasa + Salah are well on my Watchlist + it allows Holebas-> TAA the GW after too and less worry about price changes.

      Fabianski.
      Holebas, Digne, AWB.
      Sane, Hazard, Pogba, Rich, Felipe.
      Auba, Kane.
      Hamer, Kamara, Doherty, Bednarek.
      1ft, 0.1m ITB.

      1. Rhinos
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Save, Hazard v arsenal and bou excites me

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

      Son->Salah for a hit worth it (probably makes Salah my cap). Otherwise its save and Haz C.

      1. CROCosta
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        save and do it next week for free

        1. Tree House
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          agreed

    10. HurriKane
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      How on earth can any other team compete when city 2nd xi alone has the quality to finish in top 4

      First xi
      ----------
      Sterling Kun Sane
      KDB Fernardinho Dilva
      Mendy Laporte Stones Walker
      Ederson

      2nd xi
      ----------

      Bilva Jesus Mahrez
      Gundogan Foden Zinchenko
      Delph Otamendi Komoany Danilo
      Bravo

      Liverpool have done well to get a lead if 4 ots but once matches pile up in all competitions squad depth comes into reckoning.

      Lilterally an injury to salah is all it takes for them to crumble. city didnt miss kdb at all. says it all. Thoughts?

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

        Yep, incredible depth. I know they've spent a lot of money but the way in which they've built that squad and the versatility it offers should be applauded. I'm tipping them for the title, but Liverpool's so called second string isn't so bad either... Gomez, Matip, Fabinho, Keita, Lallana, Shaqiri, Oxlade-Chamberlain etc were all missing from the recent City starting XI. Don't forget they're out of both domestic cup competitions too.

      2. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        I'm not sure City 2nd XI is actually good enough for top 4 to be honest...player for player I mean.

        On Liverpool they have also had several injuries to deal with this season, most obviously defensively, but also missing Ox-Chamberlain, who would add significant depth, and Lallana isn't fully fit.

        Of course if they lose their main man for the rest of the season then it would be unlikely for them to win the PL, but they're out of both cups, and honestly might not get much further in the CL, so I think they'll take City to the wire this season.

    11. Typo
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Hey guys,

      Would you upgrade any of these?

      Snodgrass -> 7,3

      Kamara -> 6,3

      I have no idea who to take in the middle for 7,3 (already have richarlison)

      Up front I guess Barnes might be an option?

      Or just hold FT?

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        hold

      2. The UnderFKtaker
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Snod to redmond?

    12. La vida FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Hi, any advice appreciated here!

      2FTs

      A) Brooks, Auba > Salah, Kamara

      B) Shaw > Digne

      C) all 3 for -4

      Fabianski, Steele
      TAA, Shaw, Doherty, AWB, Schindler
      Hazard, Pogba, FAnderson, Richarlson, Brooks
      Kane, Auba, Jimenez

      1. fkmzcgp
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        A and then keep salah all season

      2. CROCosta
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 9 days ago

        C

    13. roflmaofc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Auba + rashford or Aguero + Wilson this gw?

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Auba rash

        1. HamezMace
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          There's a cream for that

    14. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Any truth in the rumour that this will be the last season of FPL?

      Supposedly the creator wants to scrap the game due to new challenges.

      1. Rhinos
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        yes the winner gers to keep the trophy

      2. La Roja
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        lol

      3. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        That would be great if true...

      4. Hart-ake
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        New challenges?

      5. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        As the creator of FPL I can confirm this is true.

        New challenges = I'm the new Brexit secretary.

    15. Rhinos
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Sterling c is what fpl is all about. Relatively low ownership, last match of the gameweek and City fresh from 16 goals in two games. Don't come at me with Wolves stats, no one would be surprised if City scored 4 or 5, they're that good

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

        Could be a really good pick, but you can't ignore Wolves form on the road. They've played 10 away games and only conceded 10 goals, Spurs and Arsenal could only score once against them... but... they haven't played an attack as potent as City's or Liverpool's yet and that will be the true test. Good luck if you go with him!

        1. Rhinos
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          I'm not ignoring it but no other premium has a much better fixture so happy to back City to smash the stats, that's not a bad place to be I reckon

        2. ktk_interista
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          Spurs struggle against literally any team that parks the bus. Arsenal were not clicking as a team like now (attacking wise). City is a whole different ballpark. Expecting 3 goals rather than 4-5 but wouldn't be surprised if they did score more than 3. I am tempted as well especially that keeping my Sane Sterling over festive destroyed my rank. Don't see a better team to count on to help me back up than City. Also Chelsea's bad attacking form is a worry.

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

            Can't argue with any of those points, like I said he could be a really good pick.

    16. Pep Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Can anyone give me a bit of advise with how to improve this team? Hate not seeing City assets and ready to move Martial on to avoid 4 players in the Spurs clash.
      Lloris
      Alonso AWB Shaw (Kiki) (Balbuena)
      Hazard Salah Deulofeu Martial (Billing)
      Arnie Kane Wilson

      Just 0.1 itb
      Thought really appreciated. Thank you

      1. Rhinos
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Not much you can do unless willing to do kane to kun

        1. Pep Pig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          Thanks mate. Original reply got reviewed for some reason 😀
          I basically agreed with you but I'm stubborn with my 3 attacking premiums

      2. Totally Hammered
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Or Downgrade Alonso and upgrade Martial to Sané will cost -4 though....

        1. Pep Pig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          I know it's an option but it would make my defence look even worse. Already hurts my eyes as it stands 😉

          1. Totally Hammered
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 9 days ago

            Lol... Would Kane - Auba and then Martial to Sané work ? Leaves your defense as is...

            1. Pep Pig
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 9 days ago

              Food for thought mate but i'd be 1m short 😀
              Some weeks I feel my team looks great, and others the opposite/

              1. Pep Pig
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                9 months, 9 days ago

                Does this look better?
                Alisson (Hamer)
                Shaw Kola TAA (Balbuena) (AWB)
                Sane Salah Camarasa Deulofeu (Billing)
                Kane Aguero Arnie

                Thank you

                1. Totally Hammered
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  9 months, 9 days ago

                  Yes looks much better for me, although I’ve gone for only 1 big hitter up top and spread the rest in Mid/Def... I suspect Shaw/Kola will struggle for CS’s but may bring in attacking returns...

              2. Totally Hammered
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                9 months, 9 days ago

                There’s always Bilva if you must see some City

                1. Pep Pig
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  9 months, 9 days ago

                  Yes that's true. Don't like the balance With Aguero and Kane together

                  1. Totally Hammered
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    9 months, 9 days ago

                    Maybe go Rash/Arnie instead of Kun/Kane and see if you can getter a better balanced defence and a Rich or similar priced 3rd Mid

                    1. Pep Pig
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      9 months, 9 days ago

                      Hey mate thanks for your comments. Really appreciated

    17. Teddy Brewski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Thoughts welcome!

      My GW22 team as it stands

      Fab
      Alonso Digne Doherty AWB
      Salah(c) Haz Pogba Anderson Richarlison
      Kane
      Subs: Pat Kamara Bednaerk Ings
      0.0 itb and 1FT

      Playing Doherty at city is not ideal but I would really like to keep Ings with his upcoming fixtures and nice price. Was set on Arnie but looks like he could be on his way so seems a risky one.

      1. Pep Pig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        You are set well to carry your transfer mate

    18. Shark Team
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Good moves?
      Gw 22: no transfer
      Gw 23: Fanders + Hazard to Fraser + Sterling
      Gw 24: Fabianski to Lloris
      * My plan is to keep Raheem for 2 GWs and then switch again to Eden for his HUD(H) clash

      1. Pep Pig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        On paper it's a great plan mate

      2. markloe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        depending on how Chelsea do in the meantime you might not even want him back for that one

    19. YoungPretender
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Struggling here. 2FT’s and 1.1ITB

      Lloris
      AWB Kola Luiz Schindler
      Martial Son Hazard Sterling
      Kane Jiminez

      Hamer Doherty Gunnarson Ings*

      A) Ings & Martial > Kamara & Sane
      B) Schindler > TAA
      C) Martial > Rich/Siggy

      1. YoungPretender
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Or any other suggestions?

    20. Good Kompany
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Best captaincy option this week to try and keep pace with Salah owners?
      (Salah in next week)

      A) Sterling
      B) Kane

      1. Runaway
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        A

      2. Fasya
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        A

    21. XABI 15
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      would you rather

      1. Sterling Arnautovic/Jimenez/Wilson
      2. Kane Fraser

      1. Fasya
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        1

    22. markloe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      So I still have Ederson...

      Ederson -> Allisson or Yedlin -> TAA make the most sense for my 3rd Liverpool spot? The latter might give a mild benching headache

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Get rid of Yedlin. It feels amazing, trust me.

        1. markloe
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          I'm just trying to figure out who is going to score more before the blanks, TAA has attacking points but will possibly be rested a couple of times (GW25/28 maybe), also ties up a little more cash

          1. HamezMace
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 9 days ago

            Not sure Liverpool have the luxury of being able to rest defenders

    23. phrampton534
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      1FT do I do:

      A) Anderson -> Sane
      B) Fabiansky -> Alison
      C) Hold

      No other City Cover?
      Thanks

    24. AFC49
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Any ideas for this team?

      Fabianski
      TAA, Alonso, Digne, AWB
      Salah (c), Hazard, Richarlison, Snodgrass
      Kane, Rashford

      Button, Doherty, Jiménez, Højbjerg*

      1FT, 0.6 ITB

    25. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      How are they looking for saving the FT?
      I have dropped like a stone over last few (6) weeks from 30k OR to 300k so need to stop taking hits and being smarter
      Advice appreciated!

      1FT 0.1itb
      Fab
      VVD, Luiz, AWB
      Salah (C), Haz (v), Pogba, Martial, Snoddy
      Kane, Wilson

      (Hamer) (Doherty, Kamara, Schindler)

      Cheers

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Nothing urgent transfer wise that I can see.

        1. donlobatto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 9 days ago

          Cheers - agree with bench/ order?

          1. HamezMace
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 9 days ago

            Schindler last yes!
            The other two is a coin toss really.

    26. penno09
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Sell one for Rich

      A) Martial
      B) F.Anderson

      1. Pep Pig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        I'm thinking Martial just down to the fact that Sanchez and Lukaku are pushing for places. I'm hanging on till the pressers though

    27. RustyBz
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Lingard -> Fraser a good move? .1 short of Richarlison..

    28. as33
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Wilson isnt training, what u swaping him to, maybe King?

    29. WillK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Hi - quick questions on the Member's area stats.

      When it refers Crosses or Chances Conceded (Left Zone) for example,

      Would this mean the Left back is conceding alot chances, or would it mean the Right back in conceding the chances (i.e the Left winger) creating the chances.

      I cannot find a definition on the site or on Opta regarding the definition of 'Zones'.

      This is mainly to understand actual how good AWB for Palace is stats wise.

      Cheers all

    30. That Fantasy Guy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Some thought would be greatly appreciated:
      My team is
      Fabianski
      Doherty - Digne - Shaw
      Martial - Salah - Anderson - Ricarlison
      Kane - Rashford - Aubameyang

      Button - Wan Bissaka - Bennet - Hudson Odoi

      0.3 itb 2 FT

      I'm thinking
      1. Martial + Anderson to Sane + Camorosa?
      2. Martial + Anderson to Pogba + Fraser
      3. Just Shaw - TAA and carry over transfer
      4. Other please suggest

      Thanks

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Nice team.
        3 for me.

    31. TheBootyFinesser
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 9 days ago

      Doing well but no idea what to do here, no big problems.

      Fabianski-Hamer
      Alonso-Robertson-Digne-AWB-Bennett
      Sterling-Hazard-Pogba-Richarlison-Höjberg
      Kane-Rashford-Jimenez

      2FT, 0.3 ITB

      1. WillK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 9 days ago

        Hamer to Button rather than waste transfer. 2FT next week

        1. TheBootyFinesser
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 9 days ago

          sounds good cheers