Scout Squad

The Scout Squad for FPL Blank Gameweek 31

This regular precursor to the Scout Picks returns ahead of Blank Gameweek 31.

In this article, our four regular panellists each submit an 18-man squad of Fantasy assets, with the focus exclusively on the coming Gameweek.

The 72 nominations listed below will be narrowed down to a squad of 14 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83.5m) ahead of the forthcoming deadline at 14:00 GMT on Saturday afternoon.

Paul, Peter, Joe and Az expand on their notable selections and omissions in the article below.

 PaulJoeAzPeter
GKArtur BorucLukasz FabianskiLukasz FabianskiLukasz Fabianski
 Kepa Arrizabalaga

Artur Boruc

Artur BorucArtur Boruc
 Tom HeatonJordan PickfordKepa ArrizabalagaTom Heaton
DFTrent
Alexander-Arnold
Andrew RobertsonTrent
Alexander-Arnold
Trent
Alexander-Arnold
 Aaron CresswellCesar AzpilicuetaDeclan Rice

Declan Rice

 Lucas DigneDavid LuizDavid LuizHarry Maguire
 James TarkowskiDeclan RiceNathan AkeJames Tarkowski
 Ricardo PereiraHarry MaguireEmerson PalmieriLucas Digne
MFMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
 Sadio ManeSadio ManeSadio ManeSadio Mane
 Ryan FraserEden HazardJames MaddisonEden Hazard
 Eden HazardRyan FraserEden HazardRyan Fraser
 Gylfi SigurdssonJames MaddisonDavid BrooksManuel Lanzini
FWCallum WilsonCallum WilsonCallum WilsonCallum Wilson
 Jamie VardyAshley BarnesJamie VardyJamie Vardy
 Gonzalo Higuain

Jamie Vardy

Marko ArnautovicAshley Barnes
 Ashley BarnesSalomon RondonAshley BarnesGonzalo Higuain
 Javier HernandezMarko ArnautovicSalomon RondonSalomon Rondon

Most popular picks: Artur Boruc, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Eden Hazard, Callum Wilson, Ashley Barnes, Jamie Vardy (four), Lukasz Fabianski, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Declan Rice, Ryan Fraser, Salomon Rondon (three)

Paul said…

There is an obvious nucleus of form players for Gameweek 31’s reduced fixture list.

Five of my squad – Eden Hazard, Jamie Vardy and Sadio Mane, as well as Bournemouth pair Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson – all delivered double-digit returns last weekend.

Along with Mohamed Salah, they are likely to populate many Free Hit squads, which raises the importance of seeking out differentials.

Aaron Cresswell, James Tarkowski and Gonzalo Higuain are all under 6% ownership in FPL and could be standout overlooked picks.

In Cresswell’s case, it’s more about the opposition, with West Ham set to host travel-sick Huddersfield.

The Terriers seem to have a particular weakness on Cresswell’s flank since moving to a midfield diamond in Gameweek 27.

Huddersfield sit in the bottom two for both chances conceded and crosses conceded down their right-hand side over the last four Gameweeks.

Cresswell, meanwhile, is second only to Robert Snodgrass for crosses (20 to 30) in the Hammers’ last six and should be given license to roam forward on Saturday afternoon.

Tarkowski has already found the net on three occasions ahead of Burnley’s home clash with Leicester.

The Clarets’ centre-back also boasts some strong recent numbers – no other defender bettered his five attempts in the box in the last four Gameweeks.

Given that ten of Burnley’s 34 goals have been headers, Tarkowski’s contribution could be key against the Foxes.

With managers rushing to Wilson and Vardy up front, and Hazard’s appeal on the rise after his late leveller at home to Wolves, Higuain has mainly been ignored.

Yet since arriving at Stamford Bridge, his total of 25 shots on goal is more than any other player.

Indeed, only Sergio Aguero – and marginally, at that – has surpassed his efforts in the box, by 18 to 17, over the last six Gameweeks.

Away to an Everton defence that fell apart spectacularly at Newcastle, Higuain can add to his three-goal haul on Sunday afternoon.

Joe said…

Despite the reduced fixture list there are still plenty of options across all positions this week – well, except among goalkeepers that is. Between the sticks there are really only two options this week, West Ham’s Lukasz Fabianski and Bournemouth’s Artur Boruc.

The Hammers man has two clean sheets in his last four home matches and hosts a Huddersfield side that has mustered a mere eight goals on the road.

Meanwhile, the Cherries stopper takes on Newcastle at home and also has a pair of shutouts over the same timeframe in front of his own fans.

Tripling up on Liverpool and Chelsea, who travel to Fulham and Everton respectively, looks vital this week. But a key consideration for the Scout Picks committee will be whether to double up on their assets in attack or defence.

I marginally favour an attacking double-up of Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah to exploit Fulham’s awful defensive form, particularly at home. Over their last four Craven Cottage run-outs, they have conceded a record 65 shots and 48 close-range efforts.

In contrast, I’m backing a defensive double-up for Chelsea given Everton’s far better home form, with two clean sheets in their last four Goodison Park encounters. The Blues erratic attack of late is also a concern. While they recently beat Spurs 2-0, they worryingly laboured to a 1-1 draw against Wolves last time out.

With three assists, two clean sheets and four bonus over his last five matches, Cesar Azpilicueta offers an excellent range of points for our selection.

David Luiz also gets the nod, with a goal and bonus over the same timeframe and three double-digit hauls this season. The Brazilian is also among the top five defenders over their last quartet of matches in terms of shots in the box.

Top of that list is Harry Maguire, with five close-range efforts. While I expect Leicester to concede when they travel to Burnley, the England centre-back’s aerial threat at set-pieces could be key given the Clarets’ frailty at dead-ball situations.

Elsewhere, Callum Wilson and Ashley Barnes top my forward selection having scored three in their last four home matches.

Az said…

A limited selection of players this week but I still think there are some decent differentials out there for anyone looking to close the gap on mini-league leaders or who are seeking a boost in the rankings. My advice is get in the ‘core’ players (who sit high on my list) and have a bit of a punt on a couple of low-owned players who could deliver this Gameweek.

Of all the games, it’s Liverpool versus Fulham which looks the most plum fixture for the highly owned players. Owners of three Liverpool players are surely licking their lips at the prospect of seeing their men go up against Fulham, who ship goals for fun. The question is, who looks set to prosper?

I’ve gone for set-piece taker Trent Alexander-Arnold, the red-hot Sadio Mane and the a-bit-out-of-sorts Mohamed Salah, who I’ve picked top of my list but do have some doubts about after Wednesday’s game – as I’m sure many of you do, too.

James Maddison and Marko Arnautovic look like good punts for anyone willing to roll the dice. Maddison is creating chances for fun and Arnautovic should hopefully lead the line after a very poor Hammers performance against Cardiff. These guys can go alongside your West Ham defenders and Jamie Vardy, all of whom you’ve got in your teams already, right?

The one player I really wouldn’t want to be without this week is Callum Wilson, who erupted back on the scene last week. I think he’s a better pick than Ryan Fraser, who has been poor recently. I reckon Wilson is the stand-out option for any brave managers who aren’t planning on giving a Liverpool player the armband this week.

Peter said…

With apologies to any fans of the Terriers and the Lillywhites, I’m writing your sides off even in this truncated Gameweek, which gives me just eight teams to work with and also some inevitable conflicts of interest, with defensive selections up against attacking choices in some cases.

It’s also worth reminding readers that we’re limited to a maximum of three selections per team, so it’s not simply a case of listing, say, the likely first XI for Liverpool.

There is a strong English core to my defensive choices (assuming that Declan Rice completes his “switch” to Gareth Southgate’s side over the next month), with Lucas Digne joining from across the Channel and my selections are supported by compelling statistics from the excellent recent Free Hit article on defenders.

Trent Alexander-Arnold’s stunning rate of creating chances (ten in the last four Gameweeks) sees him top of the bill.

Meanwhile, Leicester’s visit to Turf Moor is a tough one to call but both Harry Maguire and James Tarkowski are top of the (active) defenders list for shots in the box with five apiece recently. The pair also tie with three goals and one assist for the season, although Leicester are (perhaps surprisingly) bottom of the table for goals scored from corners.

Rice carries a slight goal threat in his “OOP” midfield role, but the main reason for doubling up on the Hammers defensive pair of the youngster and Łukasz Fabiański is, of course, the abject away form of Huddersfield, with Jan Siewert’s men failing to get on the scoresheet in any of their last five road trips.

Those of us with both Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané will have to make our own peace with our captaincy choice this week, assuming we rely on the consistent failing of Fulham’s obliging defence, which has conceded at least two goals in all ten of their league matches in 2019 and last kept out the aforementioned Huddersfield, back in December.

The Egyptian’s recent struggles in front of goal are well documented but it’s also worth highlighting Mane’s Jekyll and Hyde home and away form, with over 80% of his goals coming at Anfield. Perhaps, then, we should be open to a differential option when we peruse this week’s Captain Sensible article?

Callum Wilson returned with a goal and assist this week and boasts a points per match score of 5.7 over the season, level with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and just behind Harry Kane and a certain Argentine who plies his trade at the Etihad.

Wilson’s impressive link-up play with Ryan Fraser ensured double-digit hauls for the pair of them against Huddersfield and, although the Magpies are likely to prove a tougher nut to crack, the fact that this weekend’s clash occurs at the Vitality Stadium should not be overlooked. Twenty-six of the Cherries’ 41 goals have been scored on their own turf, with only title-chasing Liverpool and Manchester City and, er, Southampton, denying them.

And let’s not forget Ashley Barnes, a stalwart in my own team since Gameweek 23 who, like the cartoon The Cat Who Came Back, has found himself rejected and maligned but generally finds a way to return and who has helped himself to five goals and one assist in that time.

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Last week, Bøss star narrowly beat our Scout Picks 68-67 with a 3-4-3 line-up of Guaita (1); Alexander-Arnold (2), Chilwell (2), Robertson (1); Anderson (1), Brooks (3), Sterling (21), Mane (14); Vardy (16), Aguero (5), Zaha (2).

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  1. Gearoid
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 16 hours ago

    FH GW32. Looking at a -8 to field 11 this GW31.

    How does Bednarek, Pogba, Aguero to Luiz, Mane, Vardy look to give the following?

    Schmeichel
    Balbuena Lascelles TAA Luiz
    Salah Hazard Mane FAnderson
    Vardy King

    Steele Camarasa Jiminez Lindelof

    1. TONY123
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 16 hours ago

      Yeah I'd go for it

  2. simong1
      11 days, 16 hours ago

      Thinking of going TC Salah v Fulham. Anyone with me? Any good reasons to avoid?

      1. TONY123
        • 3 Years
        11 days, 16 hours ago

        His form would be the obvious reason, but Fulham is the right opponent to turn it around. Go for it if your gut feeling says so.

      2. Eytexi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        11 days, 16 hours ago

        Thinking of Mané TC myself.

      3. Demel
        • 7 Years
        11 days, 16 hours ago

        Apart from the fact that Westwood, Jorginho, Stephens, Romeu and Gueye even Richarlson and Ozil are in better FPL form.

      4. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        11 days, 16 hours ago

        Salah's form

      5. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        11 days, 16 hours ago

        The scenario that could unfold when Liverpool play Huddersfield at home, on a Friday night. It's worth waiting for imo.

        1. Geoff
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 6 Years
          11 days, 16 hours ago

          I think this is my plan too. I'm a bit tempted this GW but I just don't think I've quite seen enough recently to go for it

          1. Berbinho's Forehead
            • 8 Years
            11 days, 16 hours ago

            I think I would want a few goals from Salah before putting the TC on him. I do fancy him to score against Fulham, but I fancy him to smash Huddersfield (esp if City drop points to United in that week)

            1. Amey
                11 days, 16 hours ago

                Would you think it as a missed opportunity if Salah hauls against Fulham & you didn't TC him ??

                1. Berbinho's Forehead
                  • 8 Years
                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                  Perhaps so, but I think he scores more points against Huddersfield than Fulham.

                  1. Amey
                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                      Fine 🙂

                2. The Rumour Mill
                  • 2 Years
                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                  If City drop points to United in that week, far from inspiring Liverpool to score 10 against Huddersfield, its far more likely to result in the whole city imparting suffocating pressure on the entire club, just like it did in 2014, resulting in a nervy 1-1 draw or something similar.

                  I'd be delighted to see Liverpool win the league, but if its going to happen, I think it will be on the final day when they don't know what City are doing lol, so the pressure can't affect them as much!

            2. simong1
                11 days, 16 hours ago

                Are you not worried about what could happen before then? Salah could be injured, rested for the CL, or Liverpool may be out of the title race so will have lost motivation…

                1. Berbinho's Forehead
                  • 8 Years
                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                  Not worried about any of them. And anyone can get injured at any time, you can't control that 🙂

            3. kime67
              • 1 Year
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              surely hudders at home is better. salah is not going to be benched

          2. FPLGraham
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            11 days, 16 hours ago

            Good that Lascelles is back ready for his 0-pointer against Bou.

            1. Blonde Faith
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              Haha that seals it, guaranteed six-pointer!

            2. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              I'm praying that it's not another -1 😉

              1. Blonde Faith
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                11 days, 16 hours ago

                Not sure he's good for 90mins tbh. Expect Clarke to start. He can of course get subbed off for Jamaal, who can get himself booked and go on to fulfil the 0-point prophesy. But I think not 😉

          3. Whits
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            11 days, 16 hours ago

            Why hasn't Firmino been mentioned once in the scoutpics?

            1. Eytexi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              TAA, Robbo, Mané, Salah.

            2. Tshelby
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              Better options but could be a nice punt

          4. Eytexi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            11 days, 16 hours ago

            If I activate triple captain, can it be deactivated again?

            1. Freddiebell
              • 2 Years
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              Yes

            2. Amey
                11 days, 16 hours ago

                Yes
                Only bWC & FH can't be deactivated.

                1. Eytexi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                  Thanks

            3. Tshelby
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              Kun and Son -> Haz and Wilson (-4)

              Any reason to wait?

              1. FPLGraham
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                11 days, 16 hours ago

                Tonight's EL game, make sure Hazard comes through.

                Maybe even wait for Bmouth presser just to make sure no Wilson issues.

                Although he might rise tonight so if you're worried about ca$h...

                1. Tshelby
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                  Thanks Graham! Kinda just want to do the move so I can focus on more important stuff today 😉

                  1. tibollom
                    • 2 Years
                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                    Did just that earlier this week, go for it mate

            4. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              11 days, 16 hours ago

              Stelring & Kamara to Fraser & Wilson (-4) leaves me with this for GW31:

              Fab
              Robbo - TAA - Periera
              Salah - Haz - Brooks - Fraser
              Vardy - Wilson - Rondon

              (Button - Pogba - Doherty - Awb)

              Have 4m in the bank for a GW33 trasnfer.

              Thoughts?
              Cheers! 🙂

              1. TONY123
                • 3 Years
                11 days, 16 hours ago

                Great stuff - enjoy your green arrow

              2. RAFA THE GAFFA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                11 days, 16 hours ago

                Shame you can’t get Mane in.

                A Rafa materclass 0-0 would ruin your forward line of Brooks, Fraser, Wilson and Rondon

                1. Amey
                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                    Agreed

                2. Amey
                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                    Good transfer's considering you've got 3 pool already.
                    I'd suggest you to have a look @ Ashley Barnes mate.

                    1. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                      Yup Barnes is a good option but I feel Wilson could be a rank killer.

                      1. Amey
                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                          Actually yes.
                          I'm chasing so preferred Barnes.
                          Wilson for you with your awesome rank.

                    2. ol3andre
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                      We have the exact same team, so I guess I will beat you with 4 points this week. Good luck!

                  • Waynoo
                    • 5 Years
                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                    very tempted to TC Salah this weekend given the lack of opportunities later

                    1. Amey
                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                        This is wrong way of thinking imo.
                        You can always find one in future.
                        (I'm © Salah*)
                        Do it if you think Salah can haul big time against Fulham

                        1. Berbinho's Forehead
                          • 8 Years
                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                          Didn't spot you with the new grav 😉

                          1. Amey
                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                              🙂

                      • DAVESAVES
                        • 1 Year
                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                        Got 10 nailed players for GW31, need a defender to complete my starting Xl.
                        Who is most likely to play?

                        A. Shaw
                        B. Kola
                        C. AWB

                        1. Amey
                            11 days, 16 hours ago

                            None playing this gw
                            Kola playing Gw 33
                            Awb depends on fa cup

                        2. manu4life99
                          • 9 Years
                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                          A) Play Pereira, Tark & Digne
                          B) Rash to Wilson(-4) & bench 1 of the above

                        3. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                          No tielemans love.

                          1. Amey
                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                              Plays too deep to find love 😉

                              1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                Lol. Isn't it three returns in the last three though?

                                1. Amey
                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                    Unsustainable

                                    1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                      Good to know. Thanks.

                              2. INGSJURY
                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                  I got him 3 ge before. 2 assist one goal is enough

                                • Blonde Faith
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 7 Years
                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                  His stats are a real eye-opener. Just watch him play. Lots of Brenda love for him. Even at 6.0m he's looking like real value up to DGW35 for me.

                                  1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                    Thanks

                              3. Demel
                                • 7 Years
                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                A couple of generally held FPL assumptions that I am not sure are correct for free hit players.

                                1) Load up on West Ham defenders. I am not so sure. Picking 1 or 2 makes sense. But equally Huddersfield are poor defensively (we think of them being better than they are) and it is just the type of game their attackers could be a flat track bully vs. If there are signs Arnie will start then he could be a great pick. Lanzini and Anderson (don't laugh) as well.

                                2) Chelsea vs Everton is one to stay clear of. Chelsea are odds on to win. Only West Ham & Liverpool are also odds on (Bournemouth are not). 6 West Ham & Liverpool assets looks an almost no brainer. Whilst Bournemouth assets are exciting people it may be Chelsea assets such as Hazard, Azpi, Luiz & Higuain who cause damage.

                                1. Amey
                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                    You free Hitting ??

                                    1. Demel
                                      • 7 Years
                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                      Sure am. It has been my long term plan.

                                      1. Amey
                                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                                          Cool
                                          GL 🙂

                                    2. altan8797
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 2 Years
                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                      had lanzini and arnie in my initial FH squad. replaced them with fraser and vardy but not happy with having no attackers from whu.

                                  • BGW31 breakout players
                                    Geoff
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • Has Moderation Rights
                                    • 6 Years
                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                    Who do you think will find form and step up to score big this GW, and why?

                                    Maybe someone who hasn't had a double digit score in a while, who has a series of no attacking returns, or has very low ownership.

                                    Do you think it will be an already-established name in many of our sides or someone who is a major differential?

                                    Have you seen something in a someone's play or in their stats to make you think they could be ready for a breakout GW?

                                    1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                      • 8 Years
                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                      It would be nice if Ricardo Pereira could get 2 points!

                                      1. Geoff
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • Has Moderation Rights
                                        • 6 Years
                                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                                        Now that we expect nothing he'll get double digit returns 😉

                                    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 2 Years
                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                      Almiron for me. Too good to not get a huge double digit very soon. And Bournemouth aren’t the best defence in the world

                                      1. Geoff
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • Has Moderation Rights
                                        • 6 Years
                                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                                        No bias there 😀

                                        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                                          Haha yeah. I have seen a lot more of him than most though in fairness 🙂

                                          1. Blonde Faith
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 7 Years
                                            11 days, 16 hours ago

                                            With Shelvey back... can't wait for Saturday!

                                    3. Demel
                                      • 7 Years
                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                      It could be a West Ham attacker such as Arnie, Lanzini or Anderson. All the focus on the defence and we may be missing the fact that West Ham have good attackers and Huddersfield are poor defensively as well as in attack.

                                      1. Pieterke30
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 2 Years
                                        11 days, 11 hours ago

                                        Will Arnie start though?

                                    4. The Overthinker
                                      • 2 Years
                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                      Gut says Anderson double digit haul this week.

                                      1. Zombanksy
                                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                                          Yep

                                      2. Jacky boy
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 2 Years
                                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                                        Arnie

                                        1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                                          This

                                        2. jtreble
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          11 days, 14 hours ago

                                          +1. Arnie.

                                      3. Amey
                                          11 days, 16 hours ago

                                          This GW will forever be remembered as:
                                          "Mo Salah gw"
                                          😉

                                          1. The Overthinker
                                            • 2 Years
                                            11 days, 16 hours ago

                                            The gameweek where he was subbed on to play for 26 minutes where 17% fantasy managers TC'ed him?

                                            1. Amey
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                You forgot to mention about 10 minutes hattrick 😉

                                                1. The Overthinker
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Naaaah.

                                                  You owners should be happy if he scores even a goal

                                                  1. Amey
                                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                      Will see 🙂

                                            2. jia you jia you
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 2 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              DCL brace and max bonus v CHE

                                            3. Hy liverpool
                                              • 5 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Gylfie sigurdsson

                                              1. Amey
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Only fpl can make it possible that a Liverpool fan expecting Everton player to do well & A United fan expecting Salah to explode (dial up)
                                                  😉

                                              2. kime67
                                                • 1 Year
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                hopefully anderson. otherwise i got gim in for nothing. this is his last chance.

                                              3. Skloppy Kops
                                                • 3 Years
                                                11 days, 15 hours ago

                                                Hope its a hatty from Salah plz.
                                                Mané 3pointer and TAA no show. Is that too much to ask?

                                              4. TRASH BOAT
                                                • 5 Years
                                                11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                Harvey Barnes time...

                                              5. Better Call Salah
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 7 Years
                                                11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                50 points of Demaray Gray

                                              6. petefa
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 9 Years
                                                11 days, 13 hours ago

                                                A Shaqiri hat trick to troll us all.

                                              7. LSP FC
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 3 Years
                                                11 days, 10 hours ago

                                                Has to be Josh King right?

                                              8. Ruth_NZ
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 4 Years
                                                11 days, 9 hours ago

                                                Pedro. Was waiting for the Chelsea team before posting but he's well worth considering for FH31 and you could do a lot worse for GW31-33 as a whole.

                                                1. Geoff
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • Has Moderation Rights
                                                  • 6 Years
                                                  11 days, 9 hours ago

                                                  Yeah, great great shout

                                              9. Kun, Ayew Nigerian?
                                                • 4 Years
                                                11 days, 4 hours ago

                                                Armautovic

                                            4. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 2 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              If you are going for FH32, WC34 and BB35, when will you be using your TC chip? Is this weekend a good opportunity? What other options are you looking at? Perhaps this is a HT already, if not it should be 😀

                                              1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                • 8 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                GW36 - Salah vs Huddersfield.

                                                1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Aren’t Huddersfield a better defensive unit that Fulham though? On the flip side, Pool do seem stronger at home

                                                  1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                    • 8 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    Pool better at home and Klopp likely to field one less Brexit midfielder.

                                                    Liverpool haven't score more than 1 goal away from home in the league since December iirc.

                                                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                      Won’t everyone (C) or (TC) Salah that week anyways? Chasing a lot so looking at different options. Go stats though, although they haven’t played Fulham away yet 🙂

                                                      1. Hotdogs for Tea
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 3 Years
                                                        11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                        You will still be chasing, but from further behind 😉

                                              2. Ode
                                                • 1 Year
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                36 Liverpool play Hud at home, Huddersfield relegated and Liv fighting for the title

                                                1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  My only concern with this is everyone will either use it then or at least have the (C) on him. Little ground will be made up

                                                  1. Berbinho's Forehead
                                                    • 8 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    He'll be most captained this week too.

                                                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                      Be a lot less with Mané’s form

                                                  2. Ode
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    I was thinking of TC’ing Mane then considering his home form

                                              3. The Overthinker
                                                • 2 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Tc kane 38

                                                1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  I noticed that one and might do that

                                              4. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 2 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                GW36 Salah vs HUD
                                                or
                                                GW38 Pogba vs CAR
                                                or
                                                GW38 Kane vs EVE

                                                1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  What you going for mate? Eyeing up Salah this week myself. Chasing like mad

                                                  1. Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    I'm leaving the TC chip for the last 3 gameweeks. Don't feel the need to use it right now and don't think the time is right. Quite tempted to leave it for 38 as there are a lot of freak scores in the last gameweek.

                                              5. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Expecting a weird fixture rearrangement somewhere for Chelsea or Brighton. Duffy tc

                                            5. matzi11a
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • Has Moderation Rights
                                              • 9 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Hi All,

                                              I'm gonna be updating some servers today so you may experience some intermittent disruption. Will update here when done.

                                              1. Jacky boy
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 2 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Thanks

                                              2. matzi11a
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • Has Moderation Rights
                                                • 9 Years
                                                11 days, 11 hours ago

                                                Server updates now completed.

                                            6. Andrew
                                              • 7 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Rondon or Ashley Barnes as third striker with Vardy and Wilson

                                              1. The Overthinker
                                                • 2 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Barnes

                                            7. The Overthinker
                                              • 2 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Anyone heard of the game haxball?

                                            8. ChuckN
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 9 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Anyone else pulled the trigger on a -12 or worse?

                                              Asking for a friend.

                                              1. tibollom
                                                • 2 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                no

                                              2. Pro Evo Steevo
                                                • 8 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                prob a -8 max for this week

                                              3. No Mo Salah
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 1 Year
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                nope, but theoretically u get 6 points vs 0 from blank and if any player u got in hauls or gets a cs u gtg ))

                                                1. No Mo Salah
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  *sorry 8 if u went 4 players

                                                  1. ChuckN
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 9 Years
                                                    11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                    Yeah am doing Vardy Wilson Haz and Salah (c) for a -12

                                                    Think at least 2 of them will haul.

                                                    1. Garlana
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                      I've posted below this plan

                                                      1. Garlana
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 4 Years
                                                        11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                        Well just now pages later

                                            9. Halberstram
                                              • 1 Year
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Who does better?

                                              A) Brooks (NEW, BUR)
                                              B) Maddison (bur, hud)
                                              C) Sigurdsson (CHE, ars)

                                            10. Ian Davis
                                              • 9 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Ake or Azpi for this week?

                                              1. HamezMace
                                                • 4 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Azplicueta

                                            11. RIDZ
                                              • 2 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Fabs
                                              Robbo TAA [AWB Doherty Shaw]
                                              Salah Antonio [Son Sterling Pogba]
                                              Barnes Rondon [Success]

                                              2 FT 0.3 ITB
                                              going to FH 32 and WC 34

                                              Which move better:
                                              a) Son+Success to Fraser+Wilson
                                              b) Son+Success to Maddison+Wilson
                                              c) Son+AWB to Fraser+Azpi
                                              d) other suggest....

                                            12. MartialMatas
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 4 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Considering a -4 to get out a full XI this week
                                              Bednarek, Sterling, Puncheon to Luiz, Fraser, Maddison

                                              How does it look?

                                              Fabianski
                                              Robertson VVD Lascelles
                                              Salah Hazard Puncheon
                                              Vardy Rondon

                                              Guaita Jimenez Sterling Pogba AWB Bednarek

                                              2ft £0.2m itb

                                              1. HamezMace
                                                • 4 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Bednarek plays in 33.
                                                AWB is probably 50/50 - so might make more sense to swap AWB to Luiz?

                                                1. MartialMatas
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  He plays, but vs Liverpool. I'd rather take the 50/50 that Palace play Newcastle

                                            13. tibollom
                                              • 2 Years
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              Hi guys, i am FH 32 and WC 34. With that in mind, should I do Jimenez to Vardy for -8pts or Bamba to Rice maybe, Or leave it like that?

                                              Was worried about value tied in Jim but given that I will WC in 34, I should have enough for GW 33?

                                              3.7m ITB.

                                              Fab
                                              Robbo Taa Pereira
                                              Salah(c) Brooks Haz
                                              Rondon Wilson

                                              Stek, Jim, Jota, pogba, Doherty, Bamba

                                            14. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              11 days, 16 hours ago

                                              People talking about tc salah and some of us don't even own the guy...

                                              1. Tshelby
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 4 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                We can only talk about players we all have?

                                                1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Sorry, was unclear. I just mean it's odd for a possible tc to be someone other players are selling or avoiding.

                                                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 9 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    86k net transfers out before he plays the worst defence in the league

                                                    I can’t even

                                                    1. Amey
                                                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                        Madness personified

                                                      • VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                        I agree it's a terrible time to get rid, but tc seems just as silly.
                                                        Those who have sold in the last two to eight weeks are ahead.

                                                    2. Tshelby
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                      That's true. Probably people doing Salah -> Mane move

                                              2. as33
                                                • 3 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Any chance TAA and Robbo will b rested, they both played in CL?

                                                1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Can't see it being both but could plausibly be one. No more likely than mane or salah though. Vvd if you're on fh could be the way to go

                                                2. HamezMace
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  I'd say it's unlikely. TAA more likely to be rested than Robertson, but as Milner played last night too, I'd be quite confident in TAA starting.

                                                3. Started from the bottom now…
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Liverpool needs to win every game for the rest of the season to have a chance at the league. Dunno what they prio with both PL and CL going on tho

                                              3. tibollom
                                                • 2 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Sorry for the silly question, but for those who are FH 32, why not WC in 33 instead of 34 (to get City players back in team ect)?

                                                1. HamezMace
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Because it's unlikely City will play in 33.

                                                  1. tibollom
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    oh yea forgot about the cup.. Thanks mate

                                              4. HamezMace
                                                • 4 Years
                                                11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Questions on team value vs early transfers.

                                                I see lots of people on here say it's stupid to make early transfers, and they always wait until after the press conferences so they have the maximum information possible.

                                                But I also see people with insane selling values, surely that's only possible by making early transfers.

                                                So my question is, is it possible to build these massive team values (I'm talking 106m+) without making early transfers?

                                                1. Vobinho In Wengerland
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  I have a TV of 105.9 (and have wildcarded twice so have lost heaps of value the second time)

                                                  I chased price rises early in the season, but haven't checked any prices for months now.

                                                2. Amey
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    Not possible.
                                                    Actually Early transfer's + Riding Bandwagons early like Fraser, Wilson, Jimenez,Pogba,Rash, Doherty etc.

                                                  • Karan14 - (RoboKlopp)
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    About 3m of my 106m+ TV was made by 3 players (Pogba, Doherty, Jimenez). I haven't made many early transfers though specially when my players are playing midweek but I have made some when the move was obvious and there less risk.

                                                  • Hy liverpool
                                                    • 5 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    When i got doherty on gw4 before he gets any return...

                                                    Same for pogba when mou gone

                                                  • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 9 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    Anyone who says all early transfers are stupid is stupid

                                                    Anyone who says no early transfers are stupid is stupid

                                                  • HamezMace
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    Thanks all, interesting stuff.

                                                  • Demel
                                                    • 7 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    I have a high value team. £109m.

                                                    Most of my Team Value is buying good players low and keeping them. I owned Jimenez, AWB & Robertson since GW1. Doherty since GW3, Pogba & Rashford at bottom prices. Usually my transfers have the long term in mind - the odd 0.1-0.2m doesn't really come into it.

                                                    1. HamezMace
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      11 days, 15 hours ago

                                                      That's an amazing TV.
                                                      So did you buy Pogba, Rashford etc, at the start of the week?
                                                      Usually players seem to get their fastest, and double/triple rises in the week immediately following a top performance, getting a couple of goals, or double figures for a defender for example, and then the speed of their rises slows down.

                                                  • Becks
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    I have 105 team value, i've taken 3 hits all season and maybe one early transfer (before pressers). Possible easily imo.

                                                3. Roysgotnoboys
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Who gets more points over GW 31 & 33

                                                  Rice & Hazard
                                                  OR
                                                  Luiz and Brooks?

                                                  thanks

                                                  1. Runaway
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 7 Years
                                                    11 days, 15 hours ago

                                                    first

                                                4. threeputt
                                                  • 9 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Is there any way of finding out if someone has used their fh or wc this week, took a snapshot of their gw history on Sunday with a squad value of £101.7m and £0.0m in the bank, I look again today and it's still £101.7m but with £0.4m in the bank but no gw transfers - could this mean a wc or fh does anyone know ?

                                                  I'm in the last 10 of an lms and this is one of 2 teams that has less players than me playing this week, could be crucial as I dont want to use my wc or fh yet

                                                  1. Always Captain Kun
                                                    • 6 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    there is no way of telling, unless they made transfers throughout the week then it changed to 0 and same value - that would indicate FH or WC

                                                5. Always Captain Kun
                                                  • 6 Years
                                                  11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  If you haven't planned for BGW31 and only have 5 players, would you recommend 3-4 transfers or are you pretty much forced into using FH?

                                                  (asking for a friend)

                                                  1. Hy liverpool
                                                    • 5 Years
                                                    11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                    3-4 transfers

                                                  2. Amey
                                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                      4 transfer's
                                                      Preferably attackers as CS chances looking slim outside Liverpool & WH and most of people have one pool defender + fabs

                                                    • threeputt
                                                      • 9 Years
                                                      11 days, 16 hours ago

                                                      "asking for a friend".......... 🙂
                                                      It really depends on the situation, if they're chasing a leader, what chips they have left, how many ft they have (if 2 then 3 xfrs aint bad, also captaining a hit player can offset the hit.

                                                      In most situations I would save the fh