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Liverpool to dominate Blank Gameweek 31 captaincy

Liverpool options are expected to dominate the Blank Gameweek 31 captaincy.

You can now vote in the latest poll embedded below and watch our live video on the debate on our YouTube channel at 12:30pm today.

The Reds are travelling to face the worst defence in the Premier League when Fulham host them on Sunday afternoon.

That means that Mohamed Salah (£13.4m), Sadio Mané (£9.9m) or maybe even Roberto Firmino (£9.2m) will all compete for the armband.

The Senegalese is the most in-form option but most of his attacking returns have come at Anfield in recent Gameweeks.

The Liverpool defence may also receive some consideration with Andrew Robertson (£6.9m), Virgil van Dijk (£6.6m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£5.5m) the most-owned.

Chelsea are probably the only side that could realistically challenge the Reds’ stranglehold on the Gameweek 31 captaincy.

After proving the hero for Chelsea against Wolves, Eden Hazard (£10.9m) will almost certainly be the most fashionable skipper among Maurizio Sarri’s men.

They travel to face Everton, which may see Gonzalo Higuaín (£9.6m) also receive some consideration but he has only scored against Huddersfield and Fulham since arriving in England.

Bournemouth could be the provider of some differentials this week as they host Newcastle.

Callum Wilson‘s (£6.4m) return from injury through him back into the mix for Fantasy inclusion, and also boosted the credentials of Ryan Fraser (£6.2m).

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569 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Probably as good as I can get for 31

    Boruc
    TAA Robertson Azpilicueta
    Salah Hazard Maddison Richarlison
    Rondon King Higuain

    -4 and will get sterling back straight after

  2. StayoutheSpiceZone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Is Mepham nailed?

    Is he a goal threat Bournemouth fans?

  3. kime67
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    most important players for 31 and 33?

    1. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Chelsea & LFC players I guess. A Bournemouth attacker can also be important.

    2. Oscar Slater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      However plays up front for West Ham. Hatty guaranteed.

  4. Forza Juventus
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Out of these 3 teams which do you guys think would be the best option to get a GW31 and GW33 defender from?

    Bournemouth (NEW, BUR)
    Leicester (Bur, Hud)
    Newcastle (Bou, CPL)

    Fixtures are better for Bournemouth and Leicester, but they are far more leaky than Newcastle. Tough call, thoughts?

  5. FreddyP3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 14 days ago

    0FT 3.3ITB
    Fabianski
    Digne Robbo Pereira
    Salah(c) Mane Richarlison Fraser
    Higuain Vardy Wilson

    Boruc Kola Doh Camarasa

    Gtg?

  6. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    I'm a non Salah owner and I'm interested to know how many will be capping him this week so I can gauge the level of risk I'm facing?

    1. Hakim Ziyech
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Check the poll

        1. gooberman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          My understanding of the poll is that you vote for who you think is the best captain option which won't necessarily be who you will be captaining if you don't own the player. So I'm not sure how much I can read into it.

          1. Hakim Ziyech
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Yes that's true but I believe most will go for Salah & Mané

      • gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Wilson or Higuain?

        1. Oscar Slater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Wilson. The other one's a turnip.

          1. gooberman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            The plan was Higuain but Wilson has emerged as an arguably better pick. Concerned about his proneness to injury though.

      • Pontus Jansson's Magic…
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Vardy vs. Higuain vs. Firmino for GW 31.

        Thoughts on best option?

        1. Hakim Ziyech
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Firmino- Vardy - Higuain ( in that order to me)

        2. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          pity wham are so kak.

          1. Hakim Ziyech
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Kindly post this on Saturday 🙂

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                feels crazy to not punt on one of their milfs

                Might go for Snoddy for old time sake

                1. Hakim Ziyech
                    2 months, 14 days ago

                    Lanzini also but now I don't even know who starts in the midfield for west ham apart from Noble & Rice

            • UTK
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              Doing son > hazard with my ft will give me 11 for gw31, is it worth a - 4 to bring in Wilson for jimenez or just stick and play Westwood in a 352?