Scout Notes

Barnes form and statistics impossible to ignore

There is now a large number of budget options at Burnley and Brighton who could prove excellent differentials in upcoming weeks.

While the two sides have experienced contrasting fortunes in recent months, both have assets who have been impressing statistically recently.

These are the focus of this latest Scout Notes article…

Brighton 1-3 Burnley

Goals: Shane Duffy (£4.6m) | Chris Wood x2 (£6.2m), Ashley Barnes (£5.6m)

Assists: Anthony Knockaert (£5.2m) | Barnes, Dwight McNeil (£4.4m)

Ashley Barnes (£5.6m) continued to prove he should be talked about seriously in the budget striker conversation this season. The Burnley man had been competing with the top premium options for goal threat in the four matches prior to Gameweek 26, which he finished with his second-best round score of the season.

Since Gameweek 23, the only player to have more shots on target than Barnes is Sergio Aguero (£11.5m), indicating the kind of company he is keeping. The striker now has seven attacking returns in his last nine matches and cannot be ignored with Tottenham (home), Newcastle (away), Crystal Palace (home) the next three opponents for Burnley. Also in form is Barnes’ strike partner Chris Wood (£6.2m) who has five attacking returns in his last seven Premier League outings for the Clarets, two of those coming against Brighton.

Out of the two players, Barnes appears to have slightly edged things in the penalty pecking order. The former Plymouth Argyle and Brighton forward has now scored two spot-kicks in as many Gameweeks, the second of which was at the Amex Stadium on Saturday night. Wood was the favourite for them last season but has not taken one in the Premier League in 2018/19, although the Clarets were not awarded one until Gameweek 24. Against Southampton, Barnes took the penalty but it was after Wood had been substituted. Meanwhile, Barnes’ goal against Brighton was converted after he had won it himself, so it’s hard to say that he has a cast-iron claim on spot-kicks currently.

“We’ve been brave to play two centre-forwards away from home. I think we’ve got excellent forwards, and their energy and pride is really helping us. They’re scoring goals and we’re making it difficult for the teams we’re playing against. When you have a front to your team the game has a different feel to it.” – Sean Dyche

“We get on very well. We were at Brighton together and there’s where the relationship started. We have just carried that through. We seem to have a good bond together and play up top very nicely and it was nice we were both on the score sheet.” – Chris Wood

Also continuing to make a name for himself as a differential option is young left-winger Dwight McNeil (£4.4m). He has started the last seven matches in a row for Burnley and registered his second attacking return of the campaign by assisting Wood’s second goal of the night. McNeil has now created more chances than any other midfielder priced £4.5m since Gameweek 23 and is joint-top for shots in the same bracket, offering a healthy balance between both statistics.

“We lost two important players in Robbie and Johann. That’s tough, but the group said ‘right, let’s get on with it’ because they believe in each other. I admire the players for that; ‘No excuses, we’re a group, let’s get on with it’ and that’s a powerful thing and they delivered again, Jeff playing out of position and excellent again and young Dwight. There aren’t many 19-year-olds rolling around the Premier League and not many in the fight scene and he’s handling himself very well. I’m really enjoying what he’s doing.” – Sean Dyche

Tom Heaton (£4.8m) looks as if he is slowly rebuilding back to what we knew of him from the 2016/17 campaign. He was the clear man of the match for Burnley on Saturday as he produced a string of unbelievable saves to restrict Brighton to just one goal. Heaton now has additional points for saves in each of his last four matches, indicating he could seriously profit from bonus if Burnley start keeping clean sheets again – with Newcastle and Crystal Palace among their next three opponents, that is a strong possibility.

“I know what a good keeper he is and his alertness made sure we were in good shape. He made saves I’d expect him to save because I know his quality.” – Sean Dyche

While Brighton suffered defeat for the fourth time in five matches, there were two players who showed Fantasy potential for the future. Pascal Groß (£6.7m) was comfortably the best player at the Amex Stadium from a statistical perspective, despite playing just 66 minutes. Nobody had more shots in the penalty box as him, while the German also topped the charts for chances created too. With Leicester (away), Huddersfield (home), Crystal Palace (away), Cardiff (home) and Southampton (home) the five fixtures to come after the Blank in Gameweek 27, owned by just 1.8%, Groß could prove an excellent differential.

Meanwhile, Shane Duffy (£4.6m) is offering goal threat once again, with no defender recording more shots in the penalty box in the last four Gameweeks as him. It should be no surprise that the centre-back nodded home his fifth goal of the season against Burnley.

Brighton were without Florin Andone (£5.0m) on Saturday evening, as he was starting the first of a three-game retrospective ban following an elbow in the FA Cup win over West Bromwich Albion. He is also due to miss Saturday’s fifth-round tie with Derby as well as the Gameweek 28 trip to Leicester.

“A big blow. We appealed. Our feeling on the incident was the action that he did was an action a lot of strikers do and he does it very regularly, where you are protecting yourself and the ball. You will see that action every weekend. The unfortunate thing was he caught him and we are also not saying the lad made a meal of it, because it was there to see. But there was certainly no intent in doing it.” – Chris Hughton

The problems are certainly mounting up for Brighton, who lost key player Solly March (£5.0m) to an ankle injury early in the second half. He was replaced by Alireza Jahanbakhsh (£6.7m), making his first appearance since Gameweek 11. It should either be him or Anthony Knockaert (£5.2m) who comes in for March if he is still not fit by Gameweek 28.

“He’s hurt his ankle. The physios did some work at half-time to see if he could run it off, but he wasn’t able to. Hopefully, it’s not too bad. Solly’s in good form at the moment. We hope it’s not a bad one. He’s in a very competitive squad and we want as many players fit as possible.” – Chris Hughton

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-3-3): Ryan; Bong, Dunk, Duffy, Montoya; Pröpper, Stephens, Groß (Bissouma 66′); Locadia (Jahanbakhsh 66′), Murray, March (Knockaert 48′).

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Heaton; Taylor, Mee, Tarkowski, Bardsley; McNeil, Cork, Westwood, Hendrick; Wood, Barnes.

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323 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 8 days ago

    Not impossible to ignore, in fact I'm going and ignoring them

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Ignore Barnes at your own peril.

    2. captainjilflex
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Think im going to go with Rondon over Barnes.

  2. windowview
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 8 days ago

    This is my team going into next week:

    Fabianski

    van Dijk - Wan-Bissaka - Doherty

    Moutinho - Salah - Snodgrass - Pogba

    Aubameyang - Jiménez - Rashford

    Bench: Hamer - Laporte - Digne - Rich (all not playing)

    3.7 ITB any recommendation about who to bring in? Auba out maybe?

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Rich to Son looks like a no-brainer.

    2. windowview
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Snodgrass to F Anderson maybe?

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Snodgrass 2 shots last game to Anderson 0

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

      Why Auba out?

      1. windowview
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Tired of being burned by Arsenal forwards

      2. Jacky boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Barnes maybe?

        1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Fair point.

  3. Jacky boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 8 days ago

    Just saw newcastle vs wolves highlights.
    Newcastle looked really poor. Was thinking about almiron but that weak side puts me off

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Sensible

    2. Mo Mané Mo Problems
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Parking the bus isn’t pretty, but it can be effective.

    3. The 5% Team
        3 months, 8 days ago

        yeah...I only saw the first half, really thought that Wolves would win by 2-3 goals.
        Both teams kinda disappointed in some way I guess

    4. sunnyh
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Barnes or Rondon to replace Kamara? Not enough ITB to get Jim

      0.1 off of Rondon but need to ship out Keane anyways...

      1. Rocky.007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Burnley doesn't have a blank.
        Rondon have better slightly better fixtures but Barnes looks more in form.
        I would choose Barnes over Rondon mainly because of he is blank proof and obviously he is 'impossible to ignore'

        1. sunnyh
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          When does NEW have a blank? Sorry still not on top of the BGW and DGW picture after all those FA cup fixtures

          1. Rocky.007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 8 days ago

            GW 33 Newcastle is playing Crystal Palace could ofcourse get knocked out before but we don't know

    5. Dakes. 🙂
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Kinda tempted by Rashford to Barnes tbh... only just got rashford so would only lose 0.1 one him. Dunno though

      1. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 8 days ago

        why

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          "Barnes is impossible to ignore"

    6. Celt Abroad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      This headline spelt possible wrong.

      1. Big Ping
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 8 days ago

        I like what you did there.

    7. Pariße
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      A) Agüero ➡ Auba
      B) Hazard ➡ Pogba/Eriksen

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        I wouldn't want to be without Aguero for 28

        1. Pariße
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Yes. Auba would be quite useful to have this GW though and Hazard has a DGW soon after the blank.

          1. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 8 days ago

            Will you sell Auba at home to Bournemouth to Aguero at home to West Ham?

            1. Would Ed Woodward
                3 months, 8 days ago

                I'd love both when you put it like that but that isn't an option without major changes.

        2. kalmoffit
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A

        3. Jones Kusi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 8 days ago

          B. Do you have Son?

          1. Pariße
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            I have Son yes

      2. Team Cruel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        #MUFC XI v #PSG: De Gea; Young (c), Lindelof, Bailly, Shaw; Matic, Herrera; Pogba, Lingard, Martial; Rashford

        1. Team Cruel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          #PSG: Buffon, Kehrer, Kimpembe, Silva (c), Bernat, Marquinhos, Verratti, Alves, Draxler, Di Maria, Mbappe

          1. MeatPieSausageRoll
              3 months, 8 days ago

              Booooo

          2. MeatPieSausageRoll
              3 months, 8 days ago

              Cmon lads

            • Yank Revolution
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 8 days ago

              Let's go MAN U!!! Continue to prove the doubters wrong...

              1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 8 days ago

                I hate all this talk of doubters and haters. Its just people with a different opinion.

                1. Yank Revolution
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  No one believed they'd improve under OGS, then a few games went by, still plenty of doubt from mainstream media and posters. Now it's 11 unbeaten...Anyone who WATCHES the games can see they're a different team under new management and always had the talent to compete at a high level, it just had to be unlocked.

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

                    That's weird. From my armchair, I was hearing that OGS had the easiest job in the world and was bound to improve the team even if he was crap.

                    1. Yank Revolution
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 8 days ago

                      Where'd you 'hear' that?

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

                        My armchair. Same place you heard that no one believed OGS would improve under OGS, I guess. Very weird.

                        1. Yank Revolution
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 8 days ago

                          So you have a talking armchair, nice....

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

                            Haha it's where I consume the mainstream media, which seemed to be jumping on the United positivity bandwagon off the back of the Jose hate, much like myself, as I also bought 3 of their players after OGS's first game. Seems to me that everyone things United is on the up. It's mostly United supporters who seem to think the masses are saying otherwise, from my perspective. I enjoy watching them play, myself, and pundits seem to agree.

                            1. Yank Revolution
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Well, NOW people are seeing the light, but even after the first few games, esp on here, folks were saying "Weak competition" was the reason they were winning.

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

                                That's not really hate, thougb is it? And doubting? Well you'd be a bit naive to believe with certainty that United were world beaters after a few good performances. Doubt is just skepticism, which is a rationale position to hold. It's not really about seeing the light. It's not a religion to other people. It's just using your head and witholding conclusions till the data's in. Besides, trends in football can go up and down over long periods. What's to say they won't have a dip in form before the end of the season?

                                And in any case, the media would use that "poo opposition" narrative "against" any team, not just United. We still say the same thing about England at the World Cup, despite the fact most of us were loving the way England were playing. It's not specifically United hate, don't worry 🙂

                              2. MeatPieSausageRoll
                                  3 months, 8 days ago

                                  One of my friends went to England when he was a freshman and he said there’s a lot of bitter ABU’s over there!

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

                                  I doubt they were bitter 😉

                    2. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 8 days ago

                      No one believed it? So that includes you?

                      1. Yank Revolution
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 8 days ago

                        The sports commentariat (Papers, TV pundits) and FFS posters...

                        I knew they had something better in them than they had previously displayed. I definitely expected instant improvement when he was named Manager. But this is more than that.

                        Too much talent that was being held back by a manager and system.

                        1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 8 days ago

                          From what I read almost everyone expected a reaction from the squad and improved performances

                        2. Slouch87
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 8 days ago

                          It's all very fine throwing around a generalisation , "The sports commentariat (Papers, TV pundits) and FFS posters... ". Name the Sports commentators , specific papers and tv pundits with supporting evidence . As for FFS posters that's a laugh including that in the same category as the media.
                          The theme of doubters ( your words ) and haters ( words of others) seems to be a convenient phrase thrown around by Man U fans who just want to make a point that doesn't exist.There will always be those who express doubt at most things as there will always be those who endorse or offer support . Ridiculous point of view.

            • Sons and Löwes
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 8 days ago

              Looking forward to the return of CL fantasy. Just done me team now. Bit Roma and city heavy and psg, real and Barca light but hey ho. Knowing the line ups beforehand (of a couple of games at least) >>>>>

            • Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 8 days ago

              If Rashford got injured in CL game Barnes would be impossible to ignore

            • DA Minnion
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 8 days ago

              What's the chances of Aguero going up again before the deadline.

              1. andrewe63
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 8 days ago

                Zero surely?

                There may be buyers but there must be switchers to Auba or the flavour of the day, albeit tongue-in-cheek, Ashley Barnes.

                1. Would Ed Woodward
                    3 months, 8 days ago

                    Auba is still falling.

              2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 8 days ago

                Are these articles now replacing the old kneejerk articles of the past?

                1. Team Cruel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  Judging by the title this is pretty much a kneejerk article.

                2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  #bringbackthekneejerk

                  It was one of my favourite articles

                3. DA Minnion
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  He is hard to ignore.Lol

                  1. DA Minnion
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 8 days ago

                    Reply fail to above.

                4. sunnyh
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  I mean Barnes has looked good both FPL wise and eye test wise for like 5 GWs. Not that knee jerk to me

                5. DA Minnion
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  The past was so much better.

                6. Birmingham Bromwich Villa
                    3 months, 8 days ago

                    Not kneejerk, if you’ve owned him already for weeks and finally can boast that your own player is hard to ignore, sorry impossible to ignore.

                7. Fantasy Gold
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  Ederson, Siggy and Richarlison > Guaita, Eriksen and Maddison for -8

                  How’s it look?

                  1. Kiwivillan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 8 days ago

                    Ederson GW 28-30 makes it look bad

                  2. Jones Kusi
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 8 days ago

                    Don't like it

                8. La Roja
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 8 days ago

                  Rambo 400k per week?

                  That’s surely nonsense. What has he done to get money like that and there is no way Juve would pay that

                  1. Pishpott
                      3 months, 8 days ago

                      Haven't had to pay a fee for him, but yeah, surely it's rubbish.

                    • Would Ed Woodward
                        3 months, 8 days ago

                        Other reports say it's 250k which is still mind blowing.

                      • Arn De Gothia
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        3 months, 8 days ago

                        yeah, and wHY would they?

                    • Ould Onion Bagger
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 8 days ago

                      Can someone tell me how prices work intra-gameweek on a Wildcard?

                      For example, let's say I have a player that I bought at 6.0 and he's now at 7.0. I activate my wildcard and switch him out to someone else and make the transfer. If I go back the next day and add him back to my team, does his cost stay at the 6.0 that I had him at originally? Or do I pay the higher price?

                      I'm still weeks away from my WC - I just want to make sure I'm not potentially killing team value by tinkering the whole week.

                      1. Jacky boy
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 8 days ago

                        Higher. When you sell a player he is no longer yours. So you should buy him and the price is 7

                      2. Kiwivillan
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 8 days ago

                        All I wildcard does is allow you to make multiple transfers without any hits. Sell a player you lose the profit you've accrued as you would any other week

                        1. Kiwivillan
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 8 days ago

                          As in player you bought 6.2 is 6.6 you get 6.4 and if decided wanted to buy back he costs 6.6

                      3. Birmingham Bromwich Villa
                          3 months, 8 days ago

                          You would sell at sell value
                          Then buy back at current price

                          1. The Naga Khan
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            Yes without a doubt. Whole point of profit building is to be in a position to do just that. Especially at this point when it becomes a 12 game season

                          2. The Naga Khan
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            If it suits the game week and your line up, funds permitting why wouldn't you. Your primary aim is not to build squad value it's to build points. Squad value helps of course but what's the point of building it if you don't use it to advantage. Worked for me so far at position 561.

                            1. Kiwivillan
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              That's not question they asking

                              1. The Naga Khan
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                Sorry, got the thread now!

                      4. andrewe63
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 8 days ago

                        The 5/2 Bet Victor offering about a PSG victory, even without Cavani and Neymar too hard to ignore?

                        1. MeatPieSausageRoll
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            PSG do not stand a chance. Nothing’s good value if it’s not going to happen

                            1. andrewe63
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Bookmarked 😉

                              1. MeatPieSausageRoll
                                  3 months, 8 days ago

                                  Too loyal for my own good sometimes!

                                  1. andrewe63
                                    • 7 Years
                                    3 months, 8 days ago

                                    Decent game for the neutrals though.

                                    good luck

                            2. Zladan
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              What’s Double Chance odds?

                              1. andrewe63
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                you can get odds for either

                                Home win /Draw

                                Away win / Draw

                          • Legomané
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • Has Moderation Rights
                            • 1 Year
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            Lovren + Digne >

                            A. Robertson + Schär
                            B. TAA + Pereira + 0.9
                            C. Something else? 1FT 1.4 ITB
                            _
                            Schär - HUD BUR whu EVE bou
                            Pereira - CPL BHA wat FUL bur
                            _
                            Fabianski
                            Doherty Lovren AWB
                            Salah Son Pogba Mané
                            Auba Rashford Jiménez

                            (Steele Camarasa Chambers Digne)

                            1. EMBOLOFAN
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              lovren prob be back, just do digne to pereira

                            2. Zladan
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              B. Schär on 8 YC and Newcastle are a trap.

                            3. kalmoffit
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              One of those to Schar

                            4. MrBoombastic
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Don't rush to get in a Liv defender for this week

                              Just do digne - someone. Would go for yedlin over schar personally

                            5. Legomané
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • Has Moderation Rights
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Cheers all, appreciated 🙂

                          • And nothing else Mata'…
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            what would you do:
                            A) Digne and Hazard --> Kolasinac and Son (-4)
                            B) Hazard and Siggy --> F.Anderson and Son (-4)
                            C) Siggy --> F.Anderson
                            D) Haz --> Son

                            1. EMBOLOFAN
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              id do digne to pereira

                          • SMEE_HEEE
                            • 1 Year
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            all aboard the Pereira train

                            +64 ^^^

                            1. Zladan
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Wait. Don’t depart until next week.

                          • olliejames
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            Appreciate your thoughts:

                            Option 1

                            Mane + Kola

                            Option 2

                            Anderson / Martial / Jota + TAA / Perreira

                            (+ please list best combo for option 2!)

                            Cheers

                            1. EMBOLOFAN
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              mane is fine but dont like kola

                              1. olliejames
                                • 2 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                Or Eriksen + either TAA / Pereira?

                          • Dynamic Duos
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 8 days ago

                            Button to Fabianski will be my keeper transfer, keeping hold of Ederson and playing Fabs 27,29,31.

                            Now I need decide between A or B?

                            A) Richarlison to Anderson( Son (c) )
                            B) Aguero to Aubameyang ( Aubameyang (c) )

                            1. EMBOLOFAN
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              if ur gonna use a transfer on keeper at least wait to see who is playing gw31

                              anderson is a trap imo

                              1. EMBOLOFAN
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                31+33*

                              2. Dynamic Duos
                                • 5 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                West Ham are 100% playing gwk31. Maddison ?

                                1. EMBOLOFAN
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  3 months, 8 days ago

                                  31/33

                              3. Kiwivillan
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                Anderson hype is really based on hot air

                                1. Would Ed Woodward
                                    3 months, 8 days ago

                                    Mostly on Fulham being terrible I think.

                                    1. ZICO SENNA
                                      • 7 Years
                                      3 months, 8 days ago

                                      this

                                2. ZICO SENNA
                                  • 7 Years
                                  3 months, 8 days ago

                                  he isn't

                              4. Kiwivillan
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                I expect lots of tears from people that sell Aguero to Auba for next 2 and don't have Aguero for 28

                                1. EMBOLOFAN
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  3 months, 8 days ago

                                  big gamble that he starts and/or plays more than 60

                                2. LÖrKingMuch
                                  • 8 Years
                                  3 months, 8 days ago

                                  Only sell for one gameweek then? Easy to buy back after 27, no?

                                  1. Kiwivillan
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 5 Years
                                    3 months, 8 days ago

                                    Are people going to sell Auba vs Bournemouth? Doubt it

                                    1. LÖrKingMuch
                                      • 8 Years
                                      3 months, 8 days ago

                                      Becomes a question of faith then, doesn't it? I'm still in the agnostic camp myself 😉

                              5. kalmoffit
                                • 5 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                B

                            2. Sol
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              For those playing champion league fantasy do I know if L. Bonucci and C.lenglet will start next week

                              Cheers

                            3. Brosstan
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              No Lukaku? Ole has lost it..

                              1. Sánchez
                                • 6 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                He's been second choice since ole arrived and second rate since way before then

                              2. andrewe63
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                He's possible to ignore.

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

                                  Just like Eeyore

                              3. Yank Revolution
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                Impact sub?

                            4. Noregretz
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              So I’m left with these as I didn’t prep for a no game week, with 0.5 ITB.

                              Hamer
                              Robertson AWB Doh Bednarek
                              Salah Fanderson Pogba
                              Rashford jiminez Aub

                              Ederson, Rich, Digne, Murphy

                              As it stands my team should be ok for gw28 and I’ve still got all boosters to use but willing to take a hit (-4 or -8) if needs be. Also depends on Aubs fitness.

                              What options do I have ?

                              A) upgrade Hamer to which 4.5 keeper ?
                              B) upgrade Murphy to which 5.3 mid and bench Bednarek?
                              C) save FT for next week
                              D) curl up in the fetal position

                              1. MrBoombastic
                                • 1 Year
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                Personally bud I'd get rid of rich and/or digne.

                                I'm looking to get McNeil in from Burnley myself as a cheap enabler, then you can upgrade Murphy the gw after.

                                Digne - perreria is the template move, newc defence have a few nice fixtures too

                                Cheers

                            5. andrewe63
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Looks like Kolasinac will rise again.

                              Bought at 4.9 so at least us owners get some TV increase. Silver lining and all that jazz.

                            6. olliejames
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Option 1

                              Mane + Kola

                              Option 2

                              Eriksen + Pereira / TAA

                            7. Flapjack ✅
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Ashley Barnes just matched my mum on tinder

                              Impossible to ignore !

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

                                Pfft. Your mum Barnes. Your mum Wood. Your mum Crouch. Your mum Zahore.

                            8. Dynamic Duos
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              Who is your Richarlison replacement then?

                              1. Wild Rover
                                • 8 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                I can’t remember it was so long ago 😉

                                1. Dynamic Duos
                                  • 5 Years
                                  3 months, 8 days ago

                                  Your a better manager than me then

                              2. Flapjack ✅
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                3 months, 8 days ago

                                SALAH

                            9. RamboRN
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              etherington (button)

                              Holebas doherty taa (Duffy, awb)

                              Pogba Haz sterling salah son

                              Rash Jim (kamara)

                              Thinking of haz+ kamara for aubam/laca +1.

                              If aubam it will be someone who won't play like puncheon. If laca then could be doucoure or Townsend.
                              What's your thoughts?

                            10. MaRooney 5
                              • 6 Years
                              3 months, 8 days ago

                              any UCL fantasy managers?

                              what do u prefer:

                              a. Zaniolo, Alba, Ramos
                              b. Sterling, Lenglet, Tagliafico?

                              Have Reguilón and Kun, if matters