Scout Notes

How latest Europa League matches affect Gameweek 30

Fantasy Premier League managers were given more clues about transfers to make for the Blank Gameweeks after Thursday’s Europa League action.

Arsenal’s problems were exploited by French side Rennes as their assets continue to lose their appeal.

Meanwhile, a 3-0 win for Chelsea has helped point us in the right direction for the options available at Stamford Bridge.

Rennes 3-1 Arsenal

Goals: Alex Iwobi (£5.4m)

Assists: Nacho Monreal (£5.4m)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang‘s (£10.9m) chances of starting Arsenal’s Gameweek 30 meeting with Manchester United now hang in the balance, just like the last time the Gunners were in continental action. The forward had to start Thursday night’s Europa League last-sixteen first-leg tie in Rennes with Alexandre Lacazette (£9.5m) still seeing out a suspension. He played 79 minutes before being replaced by Sead Kolasinac (£5.1m) in a less than impressive performance.

Perhaps as a result of that missed penalty against Spurs in Gameweek 29, Aubameyang look devoid of confidence in France and was criticised by the local press. He was unfortunate at times with the balls played into him, but the former Borussia Dortmund man should have done better with his first touch. At this point, it has become clear that Aubameyang seriously struggles when playing away from home, having found the net just twice on his travels in all competitions since November 25.

Aubameyang was benched for the following league match the last time he played a Europa League tie in Lacazette’s absence, featuring only as a second-half substitute against Southampton in Gameweek 27. For that reason, and the fact that he played quite poorly, there does seem to be a chance that Lacazette will lead Arsenal’s attack against Manchester United on Sunday afternoon, having had the week off from competitive action.

Alex Iwobi (£5.4m) continues to prove his worth as Arsenal’s most appealing midfield option as he put in one of his best performances for the Gunners. A rare shining light for Unai Emery’s men on Thursday night, he scored their only goal and nearly set up a second shortly after. The only reason he was unable to push Arsenal on in the second half was because of their man disadvantage…

Once again, it was defensive issues that cost Arsenal. This time it was Sokratis Papastathopoulos (£5.1m) who was the chief culprit as his accumulation of fouls led to a second yellow card in the 41st minute. The first booking was for a clumsy tackle on Hatem Ben Arfa, the second for a pull-back on Ismaila Sarr, meaning a third red card in four weeks for Arsenal. Even worse, the resulting free-kick from the foul on Sarr was what led to Benjamin Bourigeaud’s stunning equaliser. Emery’s response to Sokratis’ dismissal, and Rennes subsequently dominating the game, also raised some eyebrows.

“(Asked if Arsenal have a discipline problem): No. We can analyse individually these three red cards.” – Unai Emery

For the second match in a row, centre-half Shkodran Mustafi (£5.4m) was deployed at right-back. He did not play too bad defensively but offered very little pushing on into offensive positions. In fact, the local press likened his efforts to join Arsenal attacks to an episode of Dancing On Ice. However, Mustafi’s stint on the flanks did not last long as it made sense to tuck him back into the middle once Sokratis had been sent off. However, in making that switch, Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.4m), a natural wide defender, was surprisingly left on the bench by Emery.

“(Asked why Maitland-Niles was left on the bench): Mostly because we were coming from Southampton with a big performance with this back four. After the red card, I wanted to keep the positioning with the players, we needed the players fresh to help in offensive moments, to take chances and options.” – Unai Emery

Instead, right-back duties fell to Henrikh Mkhitaryan (£6.8m), which stunted what he was able to offer offensively. The Armenian has been in fantastic form of late, two goals and three assists in his last three Premier League outings, but playing in defence was an unfamiliar role for him. To his credit, Mkhitaryan did not disgrace himself at right-back, although the final goal did involve a Rennes’ break down his flank.

“They really didn’t create a lot of chances to score the second goal. Mkhitaryan worked well, there was no problem with him. His 50 minutes playing as right-back, he played well. We only had three changes. We needed to decide who were these changes. Mkhi is playing well. If he was not playing well maybe he could have come off.” – Unai Emery

While Sokratis will be held responsible for putting Arsenal at a disadvantage, Nacho Monreal (£5.4m) was at the heart of Rennes’ second and third goals. The French side took the lead in the 64th minute when the Gunners’ back-line switched off to a ball threaded out to the right, where Mehdi Zeffane, operating in Monreal’s left-back zone, was afforded too much space. His cross into the box was then deflected into the net by the Spaniard.

It was even worse for Rennes’ third and final goal as they broke on a late Arsenal attack. Substitute James Lea Siliki was dispatched down the left flank and his cross into the back-post was converted by Sarr, who had all the time in the world to line up his diving header. Replays showed that left-back Monreal was around the half-way line at this point, Aaron Ramsey (£7.1m) desperately racing back in vain to cover for him.

Arsenal now face a tough task at the Emirates Stadium to get through to the next round of the Europa League, which they will have to take on without Sokratis and Lacazette through suspension. That could be positive news for their attacking assets as the season winds to a close. A European exit next Thursday would mean they have no more commitments outside of the Premier League, which could see less rotation of Aubameyang or Lacazette for appealing fixtures between Gameweek 32 and 38.

Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Cech; Monreal, Koscielny, Sokratis, Mustafi; Xhaka, Torreira; Iwobi (Guendouzi 53′), Özil (Ramsey 70′), Mkhitaryan; Aubameyang (Kolasinac 79′).

Chelsea 3-0 Dynamo Kyiv

Goals: Pedro (£6.3m), Willian (£7.1m), Callum Hudson-Odoi (£4.2m)

Assists: Olivier Giroud (£7.7m), Ruben Loftus-Cheek x2 (£5.2m)

Fantasy managers looking to sign Eden Hazard (£10.8m) or Gonzalo Higuaín (£9.6m) ahead of Blank Gameweek 31 were given the all clear after they both had the night off in Chelsea’s latest Europa League win. Their involvement in the tournament this season has been minimal, which should mean neither get any minutes in the second leg next Thursday either, with the Blues already 3-0 to the good.

Last night’s victory did give us some helpful pointers as Chelsea prepare for fixtures against Wolves and away at Everton in the Blank Gameweek.

Pedro (£6.3m) was in exceptional form against Dynamo Kyiv, scoring an excellently worked first goal and very much at the forefront of every attack. In all honesty, he probably should have scored more than just his one goal as he had four shots on target that all looked certain to end up in the back of the net. However, whether the Spaniard is the right option to sign for Gameweeks 30 and 31 is another question.

“He played very well, also in the defensive phase. He missed two or three goals, but he played a very good match.” – Maurizio Sarri

With Hazard and Higuaín to make up two-thirds of Chelsea’s attack over the next two Premier League matches, there is just one spot up for grabs in the front three. Having played 90 minutes on Thursday, and benched in two of the last four domestic matches, Pedro looks likely to miss out to Willian (£7.1m). The Brazilian has also only started two of the last four league outings for Chelsea but was taken off in the 78th minute in the Europa League, perhaps in preparation for Wolves’ visit to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

Maurizio Sarri continues to crush the dreams of Fantasy managers hoping that Callum Hudson-Odoi (£4.2m) will get regular game-time in the Premier League. For the third consecutive Europa League match at Stamford Bridge, the youngster found himself on the score-sheet, despite limited game-time. Every time he has come on as a substitute in this competition he has hugely impressed and Chelsea fans continue to call for his inclusion in starting line-up more often. However, Sarri insists Hudson-Odoi is still not ready for that, despite strong interest from Bayern Munich.

“He has to do anything to convince me. He has convinced me he is a very great player. I have my opinion. He cannot be at the top yet. He needs to improve because he can arrive at the top only at 22 or 23, like every other player. So I now think we need to improve without the pressure of the media, without the pressure of the fans, without the pressure of the club. But he is in my mind for every match. In England, I think he’s the only to be born in 2000 to have played 16 times. I don’t know. He’s very good in the dressing room and in training, really very good. I think it’s very dangerous, at 18, to have this pressure. You have to improve, tactically, mentally and physically, at that age. So it’s dangerous for you. I don’t like to speak about him for this reason.” – Maurizio Sarri

Central midfielder Jorginho (£4.7m) did well in the space that was afforded to him against Dynamo Kyiv but there is still little to endear him to Fantasy managers. It was rare for him to have so much space and it has become a staple of their Premier League matches for him to be put under pressure. Even against Kyiv, he did not track back particularly well in the moments when the Ukrainian side got behind him.

It is now three back-to-back clean sheets at home for Chelsea in all competitions, although this was another that was secured fairly easily. Just as was the case against Huddersfield in Gameweek 25, Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.4m) was practically a spectator. Wolves and Everton may ask a lot more of the Chelsea defence than Huddersfield or Kyiv did.

“We were able not to concede a goal at home, which is very important in this competition. So it’s okay now. We have to be careful. We have to play the second leg and go there with a very good level of attention and application because we want to qualify.” – Maurizio Sarri

David Luiz (£5.9m) has been considered by managers building squads for the Blank Gameweeks and he showed his attacking potential again on Thursday night. While he had little to do from a defensive perspective, Luiz put his stamp on the game with his exceptional delivery. Direct diagonal balls to the front three are starting to become an important part of his game and he could have come away from the 3-0 win with an assist after threading Pedro for one of his chances.

Meanwhile, Marcos Alonso (£6.4m) is not showing enough to convince us to go back to the left-back for these Blank Gameweeks. Against Kyiv, he offered little going forward after a blocked shot in the first half and did not have much to do defensively. As already explained, Wolves and Everton might get in the only thing he could offer right now in clean sheets.

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Kepa; Alonso, D Luiz, Christensen, Zappacosta; Barkley (Loftus-Cheek 62′), Jorginho (Kanté 62′), Kovačić; Willian (Hudson-Odoi 78′), Giroud, Pedro.

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1,074 Comments Post a Comment
  1. good biashara
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Anyone with more than very superficial knowledge of all things Bournemouth... Can Boruc safely be considered the team's starting keeper for the remainder of the season?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Only have superficial knowledge of Bournemouth but I reckon Boruc is good until he makes a few howlers

  2. GS456
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Is the best option not to save FTs this week.

    Assess the Bournemouth/Leicester and Chelsea options for one more gameweek and then get them then?

    GW31 is when we really need these players, and injuries could strike them out if we go early.

    1. Jᴀʀᴠish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Possibly - the teams you mention all have great fixtures this week though.

    2. Jealous Viper
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Could miss out on some hauls if you don't make the move now though

    3. pingissimus
      2 months, 19 days ago

      If you’re looking at Bournemouth attacking options this is the week to go.

      Next up is Newcastle who are unlikely to concede more than a couple at best. The Burnley game too could also be tight.

  3. Jealous Viper
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Just realized i can't afford Maddison. Do i get H. Barnes or just double up on King with Fraser

    1. GS456
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Fraser

    2. pingissimus
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Lanzini?

  4. MGD
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Fabianski
    AWB - TAA - Yedlin
    Salah - Pogba - Felipe - Mane
    Aguero (c) - Jimenez - King

    Hamer - Doherty - Shaw - Masuaku

    2,6 ITB 1 FT.

    Correct bench?

    Pogba -> Haz for free? 🙂

    1. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Why not if that works for your chip strategy.

  5. jdogg
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Sorry bottomed

    Bench 1 please

    A rash
    B jiminez
    C digne
    D diop
    E awb

    Cheers.x

    1. Jumping Jurgen
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Jimi

    2. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Digne/Diop

  6. Rhittique
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Will there be any double gameweeks after GW 35?

    1. Jealous Viper
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Could be one for Brighton i think

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      prob not, no - outside chance of one for Brighton

    3. Jᴀʀᴠish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Likely if Brighton beat Millwall in the cup

  7. _figu
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Ederson
    Robbo TAA Pereira Chilwell
    Salah Sterling Pogba Fraser
    Aguero Jimenez

    Boruc Rondon Diop Hayden

    2 FTs, 0.3 itb.
    Have pencilled Sterling to Hazard next GW so 2FTs to use this GW. Will BB30 / FH32 / TC 35, wc used.

    Need to find .4 to fund Hayden to Brooks

    A) Chilwell to 4.6 (Rice/someone)
    B) Ederson to 5.2 (have Boruc for blanks)
    C) Pogba up to 8.0
    * Rice would mean double WHA def for car & HUD games.

    Open for alternative ideas but that's the best one I've come up with as of now. Thanks in advance.

  8. Jumping Jurgen
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Bottomed with apologies :

    A) Auba/Pog - Sterling/Vardy (-4)
    B) Auba/Jimi - Higuain/Vardy (-4)

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Both look good to me. Would you Cap Sterling in A? If not, B

      1. Jumping Jurgen
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yes that would be the plan, although have got Salah as well.

        My dilemma is no City cover, and ML rivals have at least Kun. But, FH in 32 so need to think about Blanks in 31...

    3. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Out of those B. A is a too short term for my liking.

      1. Jumping Jurgen
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I'm inclined to agree, although having been burned by not having City (Kun) whilst trying to negotiate previous blanks I live in constant fear of the same mistake.

  9. I Member
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Bottomed:

    96 points behind in my ML. Leader has Salah and Kun as captaincy options, I have Salah and Sterling. I kind of have to captain Sterling and hope my differential hits don't I?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I’d go raz yeah

    2. Jumping Jurgen
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yup i'd agree. Mo hasn't been firing recently either.

      That said never gone more than two games at anfield without scoring...

    3. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      If it's a money league // top of your priorities, yeah Sterling is your guy.

    4. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Thanks guys.

  10. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Kola >> Chilwell (& roll an FT)?

    (Means no pool defence still. A straight swop to TAA isn’t possible)

    Fabianski
    Digne • Schar • Kolasinac
    Salah • Mané • Son • Almirón • FAnderson
    Aguero(C) • Vardy
    (Button / Doherty / Bednarek / Kamara)

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Will you be able to get a Pool defender next week if you do the Chilwell move now?

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Well I will have 2FTs so a Kun or Son downgrade will easy allow this yes.

        1. I Member
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Then yeah Kola to Chilwell sounds good.

    2. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      looking good for GW31 and 33 mate................

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yeah, and then will FH32. Good move you think?

        Alternatively I can go Doherty+Kola >> TAA+Evans/Rice

        1. Corgzzzz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Yep I'm doing FH 32 WC 34.......TAA & Rice would be my transfer, but you could just do Rice for this GW Cardiff away.

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Would mean double Wham defence?? Hmm

    3. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Downgrade Son and Kola to TAA?

      1. _figu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        or Felipe to Fraser/Brooks. Tricky with WHA not blanking but he's been ice cold fpl wise.

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I can do Kola+Doherty >> TAA+Evans/Rice. Not sure I want to Drop Son this week!

        1. _figu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          That one looks sensible. I dropped Doherty on my WC couple weeks back.

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Thanks mate. Would you go Evans or Rice?

    4. Michelle Davin
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Im doing the same

  11. CarrollsPonytail
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    GTG or do we think there is a hit required in here for a defender?

    Fabianski
    D.Luiz, TAA, Kolasinac
    Salah (v), Sterling (c), Mane, Anderson
    Jiminez Arnautovic Barnes

    Subs: Patricio, Lerma, Doherty, Bednarek

    1. allaboutthemagic
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      i think you are gtg here... save 2ft for next week

    2. pingissimus
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I suspect Kola will be benched again as per Spurs

  12. Jealous Viper
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Is harvey barnes bailed?

    1. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Why what has he done

      1. Jᴀʀᴠish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Fell asleep in a haystack

    2. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Was it he who robbed Rodgers' house?

    3. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      No. Gray could easily take his place.

  13. Would Ed Woodward
    2 months, 19 days ago

    I wish there was a definitive West Ham striking option, is it worth going Chicharito instead of King as planned when I'm already getting Brooks?

    1. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Not with Arnie a possibility.

    2. Jᴀʀᴠish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Nah - you have to pick nailed players at this stage of the season. FTs and player numbers are too valuable.

      1. Would Ed Woodward
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Looking at his minutes, he only seems to get around 60 anyway, like a rubbish version of Aguero.

    3. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      King will start and on PK think he is a great option till 33..

  14. pressdpm
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Don't have Aguero. Surprised to see Salah with so many more votes in the poll than Sterling. Just because of the rotation risk I assume?

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      And the fact that no Fernandinho seems to mean city ‘struggle’ in attack - fairly small sample size though

  15. THEKID_88
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Bottomed

    I am really struggling to know what to do with my transfers this week & who to bench
    2ft 1.2m ITB
    If you could spoon feed me some suggestions I would greatly appreciate, I have a lot of money tied up on Jiminez as I bought him for 5.7m, I need to use at least 1 transfer this week.

    Fab

    Perreira Robbo Wan-B

    Mane Salah Pogba Son Anderson

    Rashford Jiminez

    Pat Mitrovic Doherty Balbuena

    1. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Nothing obvious.
      Best options are probably Wan Bissaka, or Doherty to a defender with good games in 30, 31, and 33. (I know you have Balbuena, but he might not be starting 31).
      Other than that Son to someone, if you're definitely keeping Jimenez.

      1. THEKID_88
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Not definitely keeping Jim, I just have a lot of cash tied up on him and welcome to suggestions if you think that matters.

    2. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Presume you aren’t free hitting in 31? Maybe consider Rashford to Vardy?

      Can easily get Rashford back from
      34 onwards

      1. THEKID_88
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        No FH 31. Can't afford Vardy for Rash

        1. TheDragon
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Rashford to King then? I’m not totally sold on King but Huddersfield are in complete disarray with a depleted squad and King has good fixtures 31 and 33

  16. Awesomeness
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    anyone know if there will be more games added to gw 32?

    thanks

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yes.

  17. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Thoughts please. 1FT. Will be free hitting GW32 and wildcard GW34.

    Fab, 4.0
    Robbo, Luiz, Pereira, Digne, Bennet*
    Salah,Rich,Sterling*,Pogba*,4.5*
    Vardy, Jimenez*, Rashford*

    * means no game in GW31. So currently got 8 for GW31 and 2FT before then so can get 10 with no hits.

    Which do you prefer:

    A) GW31 Rashford -> King, GW32 Sterling -> Hazard/ Mane
    B) GW31 no transfer, GW32 Rashford, Sterling -> Higuain, Mane

    Worth taking a hit in GW31 to get 11 out (and if so who?)

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      D’oh - in the options the gameweeks should be 30 and 31 not 31 and 32!

  18. Avo24
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Fab
    Robbo AWB chilwell
    Salah(C) hazard mane pogba Felipe
    Vardy king

    Hamer rondon bednarek peltier
    GTG??
    Will be transfer AWB to 4.5 def next week

  19. SomeoneKnows
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Who should I bench?
    A) Hayden (EVE)
    B) Jimenez (che)

    Who will score more points this week?
    1) Hazard + Hayden/Jimenez
    2) Pogba + Madisson

  20. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Pool defence close to essential now? I still don’t have any 😆

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yes! The last 6 weeks can’t have been fun for you!

      It’s starting to become more a question of whether only having 1 Liverpool defender is enough

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Had Robertson from GW1 and he is the only player who has survived a Hokey Cokey

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Also had him GW1 and dropped on late WC. Massive mistake

      2. YEAH PITCH!
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yep, he's been fantastic.

  21. Hands Guber
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    You know what would be sweet? Having Kane and (C)'ing him this week. Feels weird with all these blanks to be ignoring Spurs away to Southampton with Alli on the fringes of returning and Spurs buoyed by CL progression in the week.

    1. Vobinho In Wengerland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Spurs always struggle after CL. I've learnt that in the past.

    2. Jᴀʀᴠish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Could work - flying completely under the radar.

  22. StayoutheSpiceZone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Anyone think Jesus has a chance of starting over Aguero tomorrow? With Sergio’s minutes recently and schalke coming up?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Not really - only played a couple of minutes last week so probably too soon to start a game.

    2. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I was convinced Aguero would be rested last week and he wasn’t. So I think Aguero starts (and comes off at 60 mins if things are going to plan)

    3. Maddamotha
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Very low chance Id say. Pep will play his best team to secure PL title.

  23. nobwak
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Captain Salah, Vardy or Higuain?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Salah of those

    2. NABIL - Gettin' Siggy …
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      S

  24. NABIL - Gettin' Siggy …
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Play henn (don't ask) or fab?

  25. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Lloris
    Robertson TAA Azpilicueta Wan B
    Salah Sterling Maddison
    Rondon Higuain King

    Guiata Pogba Richarlison Bednarek..

    Thinking of playing rondon in place of Pogba as Newcastle looking good on there home soil..

    Any thoughts of who I should bench?

    1. NABIL - Gettin' Siggy …
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      No bench awb

    2. HIT ME!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Dont bench Pogba

    3. RustyBz
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Benching Pogba? Are you serious?

    4. pingissimus
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Bench AWB

  26. HIT ME!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Am I G2G?

    Lössl
    Robbo TAA Lascelles
    Salah Sterling(VC) Hazard Pogba Barnes
    Aguero Jimenez

    Barnes Bednarek Tarkowski Speroni 1FT 0.1ITB

    1. HIT ME!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Aguero(C)

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Very nice

        1. HIT ME!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Thanks mate

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Captain?

      1. HIT ME!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Kun

    3. NABIL - Gettin' Siggy …
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Assuming salah c, yep

    4. RealSocialDads
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Salah Sterling Hazard Pogba Aguero! What's your TV?

      1. HIT ME!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        108.7

  27. Regin
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    who is the most nailed bournemouth defender?

    1. a smith
    2. clyne
    3. mepham
    4, anyone else?

    cant afford ake.

    1. Jᴀʀᴠish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Clyne

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      2

  28. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Best pick for the next 3 (excluding FH32)?

    A. Rice (car, HUD, che)
    B. Evans (FUL, bur, hud)

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I own Fab also

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A

    3. HIT ME!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A

    4. CarrollsPonytail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

    5. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

  29. _sidney_will
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Been on Sterling (C) all week but just get this feeling Salah will grab a brace, he’s certainly getting the chances

    1. Jamino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I switched Wednesday

      1. _sidney_will
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        From Sterling to Salah? Or other way round?

        1. Jamino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Sterling to Salah. If I knew both were playing 90 I’d be the other way around.

  30. Gt1996
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    What the latest with McNeil (burnley) he still likely to be getting game time?

    1. Andy Ftw
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Not nailed now Gud and Brady are back, but should still see gametime. Would be wary of bringing in.

      1. Gt1996
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Already have him in, was planning on keeping him for 31/33, just means I might have 10 players instead of 11