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The best midfielders to sign with the Free Hit chip in Blank Gameweek 31

Our series of articles on the best Free Hit squad for Blank Gameweek 31 continues today with a look at midfielders.

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1,262 Comments Post a Comment
  1. LordEllison
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Got 8 players for GW31 Anything worth a -4?

    Fabianski
    Wan Bissaka* - Robertson - TAA
    Hazard- Pogba* - Salah(C) - Brooks
    Aguero* - Vardy - Wilson

    Subs: Guaita* - Kolasinac* - Doherty* - Hojbjerg*.

    Thanks for the help

    1. Tsparkes10
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I'm presuming you FH in 32? If so I'd honestly do a - 8 and go Pogba, Aguero to Maddison, Higuain or Arni

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          I'm doing -8 maybe -12 and no interest in Higuain and no room for Leicester mid and wouldn't be Maddison if were one

    2. Lignja
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      sell Pogba to get Hazard?

      1. waldo666
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Depends on a bit, how much value have you got tied up, how many players are you getting out this week etc.

        1. Lignja
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          got him for 8.1 so need to pay 0.3 or 4 more to get him back

      2. DrunkPhilosophy
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Depends how much would you have to pay for him when you get him back.

      3. Bruno BaNani
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        If you’re not planning on getting him in for dgw32, then I’d do it.

    3. waldo666
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      A) Aguero, Rashford & Kamara to Vardy, Wilson and Barnes -4 (10 starting)

      B) A + Bednarek to Luiz/Ake -8 (11 starting)

      1. Captain Beefheart
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        A

        1. waldo666
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Cheers, Cap'n.

    4. Ole Trafford
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Silly to get Alonso in on FH right?

      1. Tsparkes10
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yup

        • waldo666
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yeah

      2. Tsparkes10
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Team for 31 and 33 so far:

          Fab
          TAA Digne VVD
          Salah Haz FelipeA
          Wilson Vardy

          Who for last 2 places? Money no problem and any positions as don't care who I lose. Thinking 2 of King, Ake Maddison and Fraser

          1. DrunkPhilosophy
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            I like Tielemans, Maddison, and Fraser

          2. Optic1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Azpi and Fraser.

            1. Tsparkes10
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Don't like Chelsea defence for their fixtures

          3. DrunkPhilosophy
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            How’s this for a FH?
            Boruc
            Robertson Azpi Rice
            Salah Mane Hazard Tielemans
            Wilson Vardy Higuaín

            If Higuain is out, will get Arnatovic and upgrade somewhere else.

            1. Captain Beefheart
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Good

            2. Optic1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Like.

            3. Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Rather Fraser than Higuain 352

              1. EMBOLOFAN
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 7 days ago

                changed tune

            4. Bruno BaNani
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Rather fraser for Tielemans.

            5. Ynwalfc
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Barnes over Arnie

          4. Optic1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            About to take a -8 to bring in Maddison, Hazard and Wilson. How's she looking?

            Fabianski
            Robertson Luiz Digne
            Salah(c) Hazard Brooks Maddison
            Firmino Barnes Wilson

            Button Pogba Bennett Doherty

            Opinions welcome. Cheers

          5. ZICO SENNA
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Would be safe to bring in Hazard and Luiz for the blank if you wanted them wouldn’t it? Did neither play at all tonight?

            Thanks guys

            1. Cilly Bonnolly
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Yeah. They both didn't feature. Those are my two Chelsea players. I was a bit worried about an injury as I did an early -8 this week to beat price rises.

              1. ZICO SENNA
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Cool, still i decided as yet, but yeah that’s good that both fidn’t feature, nice one 🙂

            2. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 7 days ago

              I would.
              Any news on pipita?

              1. ZICO SENNA
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Cheers man. Who is pipita? Haha

                1. Peter Ouch
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 7 days ago

                  Haha Higuain mate

              2. Sons and Löwes
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 7 days ago

                'pipita'

                1. Peter Ouch
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 7 days ago

                  You?
                  Again?

                  1. Sons and Löwes
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 7 days ago

                    Yeah you a friend of his?

          6. Kub3
              2 months, 7 days ago

              I’m seriously considering captaining Mané over Salah. However, this might just be the game where Salah goes crazy.

              1. ZICO SENNA
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                I really think it’s Salah’ turn this time round, typical of FPL 🙂

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

              Best option here for gw31/33:

              Fabianki
              TAA • Digne • Pereira • Lascelles -- Schindler
              Salah • XXX • Richarlison • XXX -- Pogba
              King • XXX -- XXX

              A: Hazard + Fraser + Vardy (-4)
              B: Hazard + Mane + Wilson (-4)
              C: Mane + Wilson + Arnie (-4)
              D: Hazard + Robbo + Arnie (-4)

              1. Bruno BaNani
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                B. No doubt!

              2. Tsparkes10
                  2 months, 7 days ago

                  This

              3. Eedee
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Guys, is it possible to know if your mini league opponent is using freehit chip? My mini-league is H2H league and I always try to guess my opponents' transfer using his team value.

                1. Kiwivillan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 7 days ago

                  Mine has. 0 transfers and his team value has dropped over 1mil

                2. Optic1
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 7 days ago

                  Don't think so.

              4. Ole Trafford
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                This is where I’m at so far.

                Fabianski
                Robertson, Azpi, Rice
                Salah, Hazard, Mane, Fraser
                Vardy, Wilson, Arnie

                Boruc, Taylor, Barnes, 4m

                Thoughts?

                1. Tsparkes10
                    2 months, 7 days ago

                    Nice

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

                    Yeah same here except I have Perez for Arnie and TAA for Robbo plus my bench is slightly different

                  • BlzE_94
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 7 days ago

                    Are you confident Arnie will start?

                2. Bruno BaNani
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 7 days ago

                  B’mouth or Leicester defenders for gw31 and gw33?

                  Leicester have more offensive qualities, but b’mouth probably the better fixtures.

                  1. Tsparkes10
                      2 months, 7 days ago

                      Ake.

                      1. Hy liverpool
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 7 days ago

                        This

                  2. TEEMU PUKKI
                      2 months, 7 days ago

                      Will arnie play this gw ?

                      1. Hy liverpool
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 7 days ago

                        Yep

                      2. Kiwivillan
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 7 days ago

                        If people knew they would get him but only Pellegrini knows

                    • Stimps
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 7 days ago

                      Good to go -4? No WC, but all other chips in tact

                      Fab
                      Periera Robbo Luiz
                      Salah (c) Mane Hazard Brooks
                      Vardy Barnes King

                      Guaita Pogba Kola AWB

                      1. Tsparkes10
                          2 months, 7 days ago

                          Ya

                      2. Tsparkes10
                          2 months, 7 days ago

                          Can't decide between Ake, Maddison or King for 31 and 33. Have Vardy, Wilson, Fraser already

                          1. Astronautovic
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 7 days ago

                            Mad imo

                            1. Tsparkes10
                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                Hahaha had to read that a few times... Thought you meant you were mad

                                1. Astronautovic
                                  • 3 Years
                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                  Haha I didn't want to confuse you. All 3 are good options. Still i would lean towards Maddison.

                                  1. Tsparkes10
                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                      Cheers. King, Fraser and Wilson feels too much but feels that secures me points? Ake I like as a dark horse and Madisson on set pieces and improving. Tricky

                                      1. EMBOLOFAN
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        2 months, 7 days ago

                                        still think madds. bou have defenders out and result of that in their defence is unknown. if in doubt defer to ppg - madds beating ake

                              • Peter Ouch
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                Mads

                            2. Astronautovic
                              • 3 Years
                              2 months, 7 days ago

                              Should I take a hit to bring in wilson for Jim and play him instead of solanke?

                              1. Peter Ouch
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                Yes

                                1. Astronautovic
                                  • 3 Years
                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                  Thanks peter

                            3. pelle9
                              • 3 Years
                              2 months, 7 days ago

                              Best pick:

                              a) play westwood

                              b) -4 for pogba >> fraser

                              Thanks guys

                              1. Peter Ouch
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                B if you don't pogs back if you have value on him cause he won't be playing in the 33

                              2. EMBOLOFAN
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                a if already have 11

                            4. Cilly Bonnolly
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              2 months, 7 days ago

                              Salah triple captain against that Fulham defence is so tempting.

                              1. Tsparkes10
                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                  Nope

                                • Peter Ouch
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                  Indeed don't see any other player having such a lovely fixture till the end

                                  1. Pierce34
                                    • 3 Years
                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                    Mane does. 😉

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

                                  I wouldn't TC anyone at an away match.

                                  1. Cilly Bonnolly
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 8 Years
                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                    He scored a hat-trick away to Bournemouth in gameweek 16.

                                    1. Peter Ouch
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                      Out of the blue.
                                      Sure he can do it again

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

                                        Hat-tricks at away matches aren't a norm?

                                  2. EMBOLOFAN
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                    fulham home defensive record almost identical to hudds home, which is the other option

                                    1. EMBOLOFAN
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                      hudds away*

                              2. UpAndAway
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                Can get to 9 this GW with 2 FT. No Vardy.

                                Worth taking a hit for a defender? More than likely Adam Smith to Clyne or Daniels.

                                1. Tsparkes10
                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                    I'd take 2 for 11... What's team?

                                    1. UpAndAway
                                      • 5 Years
                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                      Fab
                                      Robbo, Pereira
                                      Mane, Salah, Hazard
                                      Barnes

                                      Looking at Pogba to Madd and Hojbjerg to Fraser.

                                      Also have Docherty, A. Smith, Jiminez, AWB and Aguero.

                                      1. Tsparkes10
                                          2 months, 7 days ago

                                          Them 2 and Aguero to Vardy imo if FH in 32

                                  • dunas_dog
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 3 Years
                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                    I know Lascelles and Higuaín potentially risks but assuming they are on wmidfielder would you get in for Sterling to get 11 playing ? Cannot be Liverpool or Bournemouth. Would be for -4

                                    Boruc
                                    TAA Lascelles Van Dijk
                                    Salah (c) Hazard Brooks *******
                                    Vardy Huguain Wilson

                                    1. Tsparkes10
                                        2 months, 7 days ago

                                        Madisson

                                      • Peter Ouch
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        2 months, 7 days ago

                                        Same dilemma
                                        My team is identical to yours except from brooks
                                        Having Anderson and almiron.

                                        So if I do pogs to haz I will have to bench one of those if hig and lasc fit.

                                        Definitely dont want pogba back

                                    2. BlzE_94
                                      • 4 Years
                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                      Anyone using the triple captain chip on a United player in gw32?

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

                                        A lot of free hitters that week. Could be a good move.

                                      2. Tsparkes10
                                          2 months, 7 days ago

                                          I'd use on Aguero, Sterling or Lukaku if I had option to

                                      3. tbhogal
                                        • 9 Years
                                        2 months, 7 days ago

                                        FH or not guys? ML leader 47 points ahead has played his one. Have 7 BGW players and 1FT..

                                        FAB (Hamer)
                                        ROBBO, TAA, DIGNE (Bennett, awb).
                                        Pogba, Son, SALAH, ANDERSON (Hojberg).
                                        RONDON, Aguero, Jimenez..

                                        1. Tsparkes10
                                            2 months, 7 days ago

                                            No. Son, Pogba, Aguero to Wilson, Maddison, Hazard. FH 32. That way you have 10 for 31 and 33. And can triple on City, Chelsea and United possibly in 32 where he will struggle to get anywhere close

                                          • Kiwivillan
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 5 Years
                                            2 months, 7 days ago

                                            Waste of FH

                                        2. Tsparkes10
                                            2 months, 7 days ago

                                            I tend to start asking questions regarding GW 35 chip strategy for example but then realise its far away and no point asking now. Time for bed. Gnight

                                            1. Hy liverpool
                                              • 5 Years
                                              2 months, 7 days ago

                                              I'm not good in using chips... So i'm going to copy someone's team.

                                              1. Tsparkes10
                                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                                  Sounds fun

                                                  1. Hy liverpool
                                                    • 5 Years
                                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                                    The question is who is this person? Lol

                                            2. Hy liverpool
                                              • 5 Years
                                              2 months, 7 days ago

                                              Head says Wilson Lanzini
                                              Heart says Arnie fraser

                                              Fuc my head

                                              1. Pierce34
                                                • 3 Years
                                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                                Both are wrong anyway 😛

                                                1. Hy liverpool
                                                  • 5 Years
                                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                                  So go with my dic Wilson and Fraser?
                                                  Don’t wanna triple up on bournemouth attack as i have josh

                                                  1. Tsparkes10
                                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                                      Triple Bourne could bang.

                                                    • Pierce34
                                                      • 3 Years
                                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                                      In isolation if you offered me any combination of these four players I would go for Wilson and Fraser. I can understand the reluctance to triple up however.

                                                      1. EMBOLOFAN
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        2 months, 7 days ago

                                                        i cant

                                                2. jjandellis
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                                  Yeah I kinda feel Lanzini will set on fire at some point - but he doesn't seem to have that many minutes under his belt yet. Arnie also not quite getting as many minutes as I'd like to start. Both got soooo much potential!!

                                                  I'm tempted to say B in this case...

                                                3. EMBOLOFAN
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                                  wilson fraser

                                                4. Hy liverpool
                                                  • 5 Years
                                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                                  Cheers all

                                              2. Park the bus
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 8 Years
                                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                                Free hit active. Best combo:

                                                A. Fraser and Arnie
                                                B. Anderson and Rondon

                                                Have got Wilson

                                                1. Hy liverpool
                                                  • 5 Years
                                                  2 months, 7 days ago

                                                  A all day long

                                                2. Hakim Ziyech
                                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                                    Long run A to me

                                                    1. Hakim Ziyech
                                                        2 months, 7 days ago

                                                        Free hit still A to me

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

                                                    Thoughts please:

                                                    Fabianski
                                                    TAA / Rice / Azpi
                                                    Mane / Salah / Hazard / Fraser
                                                    Vardy / Wilson / Perez

                                                    Subs: Boruc, Chilwell, Tarkowski, Antonio

                                                    1. BlzE_94
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      2 months, 7 days ago

                                                      Similar to mine except i have Robertson and Barnes instead of TAA and Perez

                                                  • TGNC
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    2 months, 7 days ago

                                                    Had a nightmare GW30 finally dropping out of the top 20k & all the way to 35k. 🙁 What to do with my single FT now?

                                                    Alisson
                                                    Robertson Digne Chilwell
                                                    Salah (C) McNeil Jota* Son*
                                                    King Aguero* Rashford*

                                                    Speroni* Shaw* Pogba* Bednarek*

                                                    1. Hakim Ziyech
                                                        2 months, 7 days ago

                                                        Vardy, Arnie, Fraser(-8) ?

                                                        1. TGNC
                                                          • 4 Years
                                                          2 months, 7 days ago

                                                          You think its worth it? & who to sell

                                                          1. Hakim Ziyech
                                                              2 months, 7 days ago

                                                              I think it is worth it but the FH chip could help alot then build up for the next blank rather* ignore what I wrote below

                                                        2. Hakim Ziyech
                                                            2 months, 7 days ago

                                                            Or activate the FH chip if you don't want hits then build up for 35

                                                          • Kub3
                                                              2 months, 7 days ago

                                                              Get Mané in.

                                                          • AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                                                            • 3 Years
                                                            2 months, 7 days ago

                                                            Higuain owners.
                                                            Just wait and hope? Did sarri say anything helpful and will they have a presser tomorrow?

                                                          • camarozz
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 4 Years
                                                            2 months, 7 days ago

                                                            Watching 'After life' on Netflix.
                                                            It got mixed reviews but I think its great tbf.

                                                            1. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                                                              • 3 Years
                                                              2 months, 7 days ago

                                                              Agreed. Improved as it went on. His best tv since Extras anyway.

                                                            2. Sons and Löwes
                                                              • 1 Year
                                                              2 months, 7 days ago

                                                              Ricky Gervais deserves mixed reviews at best imo but I'm quite looking forward to watching this. Seems quite a good premise. Does it reach Office standards?

                                                              1. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                                                                • 3 Years
                                                                2 months, 7 days ago

                                                                Not much does come close to that

                                                            3. clodhopper
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 5 Years
                                                              2 months, 7 days ago

                                                              It was vgood