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Scoutcast Episode 293 – For Joe

The Scoutcast returned on Tuesday night to discuss all the key Fantasy Premier League talking points for Gameweek 37.

It was the first produced since we found out the deeply shocking news of Joe’s admission to hospital.

Our Scoutcast host was diagnosed with a bleed on the brain last week, so we thought it best to give the show a short break.

In preparing for this latest episode, Andy, David and Az found that we were being asked more questions about Joe than about the football itself, which we found incredibly touching.

So were able to provide an update on Joe who is obviously directing all his attention towards his recovery:

“Hi, Joe here from my hospital bed.  I understand that there have been lots of kind messages asking after me.  That’s been great to hear and I really appreciate your support, sorry I can’t reply directly at the moment. I am facing a massive challenge and all my energy is focused on getting better (and triple-captaining Aguero against Leicester 😉)”

In terms of Gameweek 37 issues, we started off by looking at the dilemma of Jamie Vardy (£9.0m), who has been in fantastic form but has two tough fixtures to finish off the season.

Then we flipped things round and discussed the points potential of Manchester United players.

They have appealing fixtures against Huddersfield (away) and Cardiff (home) but are not in particularly strong form.

The Scoutcast was then rounded off by considering strategies for either protecting mini-league leads or catching up to them.

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681 Comments Post a Comment
  1. teriyaki 69
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    How many points are genuinely uncatchable at this point. I'm about 35 off top 10K and I'm losing the flicker of hope that I had of breaking it this season.

    1. Kun, Ayew Nigerian?
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I am 39 points away. I learnt from someone here that it’s almost impossible

      If you captain someone like Hazard, you should be able to, although, I will buy and Cap Aguero because all my rivals own him and I wanna block them.

    2. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      35 points is to much I'm afraid unless you got TC chip left. Aim for top 15k

      1. teriyaki 69
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        what about 28, just rechecked.

        1. drughi
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I mean you have many similar players that are popular in the top 10k so you need to get 1 or 2 differentials in like hazard, Pogba maybe and hope they score huge while the popular picks fail.

    3. bigbudgie
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      35 points in two weeks...absolutely not impossible...

    4. avfc82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      35 points in 2 GW's is achievable for sure, but you'll need to nail your captain choice. I imagine the majority of the top 10k will opt for a City asset (Sterling or Aguero) this week, so now may be the time to roll the dice on Hazard.

    5. Better Call Salah
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Depends on how many diffs you have and your captain choice

    6. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      You got this chief. Captaining someone like Hazard this week should help. Great differential with arguably a better fixture than City and Pool.

    7. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Need a differential captain - hazard maybe or pogba this week

  2. Blanka
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Would you have, for this gw,

    Salah or Hazard.

    Leaves me with no other pool attacker, just TAA and Robbo.

    1. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Would rather have hazard gw 37 but salah home to wolves gw 38 is tasty

    2. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I think the newcastle game will be tight so not too afraid to lose salah for this week.

  3. Kalju75
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Eriksen&Duffy to Mane&Bednarek good move for free?

    1. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Looks reasonable if for free

      1. Kalju75
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yes.thanks

  4. Goonerly
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    What do you guys think of Son for this GW?
    Have him in my team, but a switch could see me getting Sterling in (Would mean taking out Siggy for a 5.0 Mid though..)

    Is he going to deliver against a defensively weak Bournemouth side?
    Will he outscore Sterling?

    1. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Think son and siggy probably outscore sterling and 5m mid

    2. the_arrows
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Spurs look tired and Son can't do it alone. Sterling form me. Better player. Better team. At home.

      Did Son > Sterling myself just to Cap him.

  5. YoungPretender
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    KDB, Eriksen & Son > Bilva, Hazard & Pogba (-4)?

    1. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Can you do KDB and eriksen > Hazard and silva/pogba for free ?

      1. ritzyd
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        This is better if possible

      2. YoungPretender
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I can get Hazard & Bilva but not Pogba

        1. drughi
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I would do that move, don't think son>Pogba for a hit is gonna pay off

          1. YoungPretender
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Thanks mate

  6. Berbinho's Forehead
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Sad and embarrassed to see a group of Liverpool fans pushing locals/tourists into water fountains in Spain. That is vile. Hope the club identify them and ban them for life. And we wonder why Spanish police use brute force on English fans - you get a few drunk idiots who set a bad precedent for the whole country.

    1. bigbudgie
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Agree. Absolutely pathetic

    2. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Yeah, stupid behaviour

    3. Bouncebackability
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Every club has them, the few spoil it for the many. Decent images of them should mean easily identifiable. Can throw the book at them then.

    4. Gregor
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Completely agree, really embarrassing those videos.

    5. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      It's a shame, I remember some idiot England fans in Holland recently doing similarly stupid things.

      It's usually a small minority who make everyone look bad.

    6. Internal Error
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Disgusting behaviour. Hope Liverpool FC, Identify the racist cretins and ban them for life

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

        Never knew there was racism as I didn't listen to the view. That's disgusting. Horrible people.

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

          videos*

  7. ritzyd
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    A) eriksen to pogba
    B) mane to hazard
    C) fraser to siggy
    D) Save FT
    E) other . . .

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

      Post your full team and we can look at other ideas.

    2. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      1.3m itb & 1 FT.

      Lloris (foster)
      Laporte-VVD-TAA (duffy-valery)
      Eriksen-son-mane-jwp (fraser)
      Aguero-jiminez-zaha

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

        Eriksen and Son to Hazard and Jota -4.

        1. ritzyd
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Interesting, but 2 wolves attack for GW38 is surely too much?

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

            You can transfer one out. Jota to Mata could be a good GW 38 punt.

  8. Speculating on Spurs
    Gregor
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Many of us are still holding Tottenham players after the recent double gameweek and favourable looking fixtures, but given the unconvincing performance at home to Ajax last night and with injuries taking their toll and fatigue looking like a factor, what do you now plan to do with your Spurs assets?

    I have Vertonghen, Eriksen and Son, I was looking at moving Vertonghen on anyway and with last nights head injury now making him a huge doubt for the weekend, that now looks like an obvious move to make - potentially to Luke Shaw or maybe Aaron Wan-Bissaka to free up some funds.

    Son I plan to keep, having had the week off due to his European suspension and up against a normally obliging Bournemouth defence, I think Son could punish his sellers and it would be folly to lose the South Korean.

    Eriksen is a bit more interesting, the Dane doesn’t miss many matches and with decent breaks between games, he could well start at Bournemouth and at home to Everton, those are decent looking fixtures on paper and with returns in four of his last six games, Eriksen is in good form. That said, you could argue his rest is overdue and the likes of Paul Pogba and Bernardo Silva are enticing alternatives.

    What about you - do you currently own any Tottenham players and will you be standing by or shedding your Spurs over the last two games? Does anyone plan on bringing any in or who do you plan to bring in if moving them on?

    1. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Own Lloris and Son and will not waste a transfer on getting rid of a goalie this late in the season even though I don't fancy any CS for spurs in the last 2. I see son starting against bournemouth and actually like this fixture for him. Might get rid ahead of gw 38 though as CL will take a lot of energy from them.

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yeah, I would keep both of those for now.

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

      I have Eriksen Son and Llorente.. and I'll be moving at least one. Eriksen > Pogba looks a good move as does Eriksen > Hazard.

      I'm definitely tempted to hold Son, and Llorente is likely to be my first bench player so I'm not too worried about him.

      It's all about whether I want Hazard or Pogba though..

      1. Bouncebackability
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Pogba is just a pure luck transfer. He has been, in no uncertain terms, awful. Just an expensive Mili and at least Mili gets stuck in.

      2. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Oof, I’d be seriously tempted by Hazard if I could afford him!

    3. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I only have Son, and I've never thought of getting rid of him for a moment.
      As guaranteed as can be that he'll start against a poor Bournemouth defence, and no reason to think he wouldn't start against Everton either.

      Vertonghen will surely miss this weekend, even given the ineptitude of the Spurs medical team.
      Trippier I would also be worried about missing out this weekend.

      Eriksen is 50/50 for me, think he'll play, but I don't see him as high on the excepted returns table.

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Agree on Eriksen, I might end up keeping though as I’ve got Andre Gray to deal with too.

        1. HamezMace
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I mean, you may as well, he's not an urgent transfer to make, and it could go either way

          1. Gregor
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Yeah.

    4. Patrick Bateman
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Definitely keeping a fresh Son for a leaky Bournemouth team. Erikson is the one I'm tempted on shifting. I'm looking at Bilva or Pogba, rival has Pogba so swinging towards Bilva for a triple Citeh attack.

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Bilva could be great, should be some goals in that game I reckon.

      2. Old Gregg
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I have the same as Geoff. Llorente benched. Keeping Son.

        Looking to more Erik.
        Erik > Pog is a move I’m considering but as we are all aware Man Utd/Pog form is poor. But those fixtures!

        1. Gregor
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Haha, those damned fixtures!

    5. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I have lloris, son and eriksen. Thinking to move on one of eriksen or son (more likely eriksen) and looking at working a way to get hazard or pogba in most likely but unsure.

      In the return match vs bournemouth both eriksen and son got 13 pts each in a 5-0 rout . . . .

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I would lose Eriksen of the two, leaves more money to play with too.

    6. avfc82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I own the same trio - Vertonghen, Eriksen and Son.

      The squad looks so thin at the moment, and the lack of investment in recent windows is catching up with them. To think they didn't have one attacking option on the bench, in a Champions League Semi Final is ridiculous and shows what Pochettino has to deal with, and what a good job he is doing.

      Looking at Vertonghen + Eriksen > Kelly + Hazard for -4 this week.

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yeah, decent moves IMO. Be interesting to see what sort of team Chelsea put out on Thursday though.

        1. avfc82
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Ideally don't want to take a hit on Kelly, but I need to raise funds. The other option is Eriksen > Bernardo for free which I'm considering.

          Chelsea team sheet will be interesting, expect them to be at full strength, but surely Hazard starts at the weekend too, not sure they can afford to rest him after the Burnley result.

          1. Gregor
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Hmmm, looks like you’ve got the defenders to cover Vertonghen anyway, I would be very tempted just to get Bernardo on the free then.

            Nice rank by the way!

            1. avfc82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Cheers! Yeah Vertonghen is currently sat 2nd on my bench, so the transfer isn't a priority, will monitor the Chelsea Europa match before deciding. Good luck for the rest of the season!

              1. Gregor
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Cheers, hope you crack the top 100!

                1. avfc82
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Think I'm 25ish points behind, gonna be tough but fingers crossed!

                  Another thought I just had was Eriksen, Firmino > Jota, Aguero for -4... got a few options which is good, just need to decide on the right route!

                  That 29 OR a couple of seasons ago is awesome by the way.

                2. Fitzy.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Once Joe is back on his feet, you need to organise getting this guy on a MTM video. Incredible history!

                  1. avfc82
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Thanks Fitzy - you've got a pretty impressive history yourself!

      2. HamezMace
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Posted similar on the last page re.Spurs and Pochettino.

        Could you imagine if Mourinho had gone two transfer windows without being able to sign any players.

        He couldn't get anything out of Shaw, or Pogba, whereas Pochettino has Sissoko playing like Patrick Viera.

    7. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      thanks for bringing the subject. i am keeping eriksen and son. bournemouth defence is leaky AND i want to have 2 ft for the last game of the season.

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yeah, I think I may end keeping both too unless something comes up in the press conference.

      2. avfc82
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Are Bournemouth that leaky at home though? 8 conceded in the last 5, which has included games against City and Wolves. Burnley scored 3 from 3 shots on target, Newcastle needed a 94th minute equaliser. I'm happy to own Son this week, just not sure about the attacking double up.

    8. Oddjobleff
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I've got Son and Lloris. Not convinced on Son. I don't agree he's dangerous to lose. One fresh player won't be much use when they're all in such poor form and everyone else is knackered. He's likely going for Hazard for me.

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Fair enough, I just don’t rate the Bournemouth defence but you could be right.

    9. Snibal
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I have Eriksen, Son and Lloris. Definitely looking at shipping Eriksen. The form of Spurs and the constant referrences to fatigueness don't really fill me with confidence about Eriksen. Can definitely imagine he would be rested this weekend. Bournemouth away and Everton at home not the best fixtures anyway. Only issue is I can't stretch to Hazard without a hit and Pogba looks obvious, but him and United have not been great either. If Spurs and Chelsea win this weekend, United won't have anything to play for anymore which doesn't bode that well for Pogba

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Not tempted by Bernardo Silva?

        1. Snibal
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          definitely, although I'm not that convinced the next games will be that high scoring for City and Bilva will rack up the points. Already have Sterling and Aguero so 3 eggs in 1 basket ( albeit City) seem a bit much

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

      Only own Son and keeping him.

      He's as fresh as anyone after missing midweek, so hoping for a haul.

      Will probably keep for 38 too, as Everton home could produce goals.

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Agreed.

      2. onceuponatyne
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I have Son. With CL and Spurs impending... any chance he's dropped?

        1. onceuponatyne
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          *Everton not Spurs. Doh.

          1. Gregor
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Doubt it, he’s had a week off and they have decent breaks between games now.

      3. avfc82
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        The last day of the season does throw up some surprising results so you never know, but Everton have tightened up. 5 clean sheets in the last 6. Spurs struggling in front of goal too.

    11. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I have son, eriksen and trippier. I am looking at eriksen and trippier to wan b and hazard for free

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Decent.

        1. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Can’t rely of trippier for starts, RMT tool doesn’t favour him one bit. Shame; as he had potential on my WC but feels like he was now a bad choice

    12. Liber
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Who will be playing along Son in attack? Llorente? Could Jansen get a game?
      Maybe Ali instead of Llorente?

      1. Liber
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I have Lloris, Son and Llorente. Llorente probably on bench.

      2. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Hard to say, could be be Son and Moura up top or he could play Llorente again and then those two in the Champions League.

        1. radawson
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Personally I'd play Llorente in the league and use the other two in Champions League. Although Llorente and Moura both looked very poor last night.

    13. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Aside from the recent Huddersfield game, in which I think Huddersfield have proven they are the exception rather than the rule when it comes to form, Spurs don’t have a the best record in the PL this season the match immediately following a CL tie:

      Beat Brighton 2-1 away.
      Beat Cardiff 1-0 at home.
      Lost to City 1-0 at home.
      Beat Palace 1-0 away.
      Lost to Arsenal 4-2 away.
      Beat Burnley 1-0 at home.
      Lost to Burnley 2-1 away.
      Lost to Southampton 2-1 away.
      Beat Huddersfield 4-0 at home.
      Lost to Man City 1-0 away.

      Aside from the Huddersfield game, they haven’t scored more than two goals in a match straight after the CL tie all season. They have played average or below average teams such as Cardiff, Burnley and Southampton and have either lost or only won by a one goal margin. With their fairly small squad size, it seems they labour after a midweek CL fixture.

      Spurs to me look like they are limping over the line, even before last nights match. It’s irrelevant if Son is fresh if his team mates aren’t, he can’t do it all alone. Although Bournemouth is a good fixture on paper, the fact that the Spurs squad is struggling with fatigue and form, puts me a off their assets including the rested Son. Ajax will obviously be on their mind too and the above data excluding the one anomaly in Huddersfield shows they often don’t perform after a CL match, they certainly don’t seem to win by big margins.

    14. dicky2014
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Im 0.1 short on doing Eriksen > Sterling

      So looks like Eriksen > Hazard

    15. The Rumour Mill
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Looking at Eriksen to Sterling, I think Sterling will be too risky to go without for the next 2 games and may be my captain in one/both those games. Speaking of which, is there a captaincy video this week in the unfortunate absence of Joe?

    16. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Plan to keep Lloris and Son this gw.

    17. Toblerone52
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I've got Lloris, Eriksen and Son. Very tempted to sell all 3! Currently looking at selling Son and Eriksen to Sterling and Redmond. Son only 1 goal in last 10 gameweeks is a worry. Obviously they could turn it all around against Bournemouth but not with the way they've been playing recently...

    18. XabiAlonso
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Only have son and will keep him at this stage. Spurs have been a let down this season in fpl

    19. HMC
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Have both Son and Eriksen. One of them will go
      Trying to bring in hazard but will need a fund it via another move. Firmino is the tough one as there are a serious lack of downgrade options (already have Jiménez and Wilson). Rashford was the target but now that’s in serious doubt

      1. HMC
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I actually could move both spurs mids for Hazard and Bilva (already have Sterling)

        1. radawson
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I like the look of that, definitely if it's for free

          1. HMC
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Thanks, will give it some thought based on Firmino status. Would be for a hit which I’m fine with

    20. radawson
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Sat on Lloris, Son and Eriksen and chasing 13 pts gap to leader in cash mini league, who has the same 3.

      Most likely going to do Son + Eriksen > Hazard (C) + Jota (-4) as a final roll of the dice.

      Spurs looked so poor last night and just can't see them spanking Bournemouth. Plan could well backfire but worth a go I think!

    21. shearer9
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Got Son and Tripps. Son going nowhere, and I think Tripp out is just a waste of a transfer when I've got Valery on the bench.

    22. Toby Lerone
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Just did Vertonghen to Digne. Had two FT so banking one, benching eriksen this week and will decide on a 38 double punt

      1. Irbox ⚽
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Benching Eriksen? Lol

    23. Dybala10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Erksen or Vardy are the ones I am looking to sell but there are no viable downgrades.

      I agree Spurs looked tired and Eriksen might get benched, but is Pogba or Bilva worth a switch? Something I am pondering.

      Lloris and Son stay as great fixtures and potential for good point scores.

    24. MTPockets
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Son has 1G/1A in last 10 PL games, regardless of minutes. Not sure there's any folly in selling him ahead of bou away, esp as most returns in home games.

      Have him & Eriksen - at least one will be going, maybe both

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Fair enough, I quite fancy him to get something myself and don’t wanna be watching it from behind the sofa!

        1. MTPockets
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I'll probably hold and lose Eriksen. Selling for a hit feels wrong whatever the form

    25. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Have Eriksen, Son, Lloris. MLs wrapped up and I want to be adventurous, so I'm looking at hits along the lines of:

      A) Erik, KDB, Son -> Haz, Raz, Redmond (mostly for Hudds on last day)
      B) Erik, KDB -> BSilva, Hazard

      Not convinced Son will be that dangerous this week given his recent form. Don't really want Silva unless he's back in the front 3, which his obviously hard to predict.

    26. DMil
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Spurs having a m longer break than I expected between Bou-Ajax-Eve means I will keep Eriksen. They also desperately need the likes of his and Alli’s attacking creativity if they’re to finish the season well

    27. Donblaster
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Moura > Martial is tempting me, particularly if Rashford and/or Lukaku are out

    28. tisza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Vertonghen, son, Eriksen.
      Vért going.
      Thinking of moving Eriksen. Lot of money on bench. So may even take him out for a bench player and upgrade ings to Kun.

    29. darth_valdes
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Why wouldn't Son be rested? If it's up to me, with CL trailing by 1-0 and my best striker Kane injured, no way would I want to risk Son. I would rather play Llorente than to risk Son. I can't see why people are confident Son will start or play full match. Of course it's not up to me so what do I know ...

      1. Gregor
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        They’ve got work to do in the league still, the squad’s knackered but he’s had a week off, I think they’d be crazy not to start him.

        1. darth_valdes
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I guess so. I'll definitely think captaining Son is off the table unless punting to chase some gaps (I still think it'll be a bad punt). I have Son and need to chase some gaps so real dilemma there.

      2. Biancazzurri
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        They're only 4 points ahead of Arsenal. Dropping to 5th is a real possibility, don't think they wanna play with that. Plus, Son needs to 'warm up' for the second leg.

    30. torshov_bulls
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I can do Son to Hazard for free. 12 points behind i my minileague, and Hazard would be a great differential.
      Seriously tempting. Bournemouth always do the opposite of what one expects, all this talk of them being leaky probably means a CS..

      1. torshov_bulls
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        And 21 points behind the top 10k. Need to be a bit punty these last two to have any chance of catching up.

    31. Biancazzurri
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      All my ML rivals (chasing and leading) have both Eriksen and Son. I only have the latter.

      Just feel that it puts pressure to NOT do Son > Hazard.

      I'll probably ship Trippier for Laporte, but that seems such a boring and stagnating move...

    32. PaperTroopers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      My plan was to keep Eriksen, Son and Llorente for the run-in of the season. But I am really put off with their performance against Ajax and considering getting rid of them all. They looked so tired and out of form.

      Eriksen will most likely start every remaining match. But with so little quality around him because of injuries/rotation/bad form, I just dont see him getting anything against Bournemouth away and an in-form Everton at home. The entire Spurs squard is so decimated and there will be a lot rotation on the team which breaks consistency. And if they are to have any chance of getting back in the CHL against Ajax, they will have to save strength for that.

      Son will also start every remaining match and with a rest, I can see the argument for him. But again, their worn down squad in general just puts me off and his form has not been great lately.

      Llorente was a mistake. Should have gone for Long.

      As my own rank is really bad this season anyway, I will take a chance and do Eriksen, Son, Llorente out and Pogba, Højbjerg, Aguero in for a -8.

  9. PlayPercentage
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Do we think that Man U, and Pogba specifically, will get some points against the minnows?
    50 pts ahead. The logical move is Son -> Pogba to block my opponent.

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

      I owned Pogba for ages and after watching him closely looking for any excuse to keep, I gave up. He isn't bothered at all.

    2. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      He does look like he has decided he is going in the summer but still hudds are really, really awful

  10. Patrick Bateman
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Bilva or Pogba?

    1. Goonerly
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bilva, for sure. Looks much more lively than Pogba.

    2. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Cant see a huge score for city, pogba could be anything but i would probably go for him of the two

    3. avfc82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bernardo - it's either him or Hazard in for me this week.

  11. simong1
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Looking to close a 12 point gap to ML. Have put my team and my rival’s below. 1FT for this week with 2.7 ITB. Any transfer advice? Thanks!

    Me:

    Lloris – Foster
    TAA – Laporte – Doherty – Duffy – Valery
    Son – Eriksen – Mane – Jota – Redmond
    Rashford – Jimenez – Aguero

    Him:

    Allison – Ryan
    Robertson – Azpi – AWB – Duffy – Kolasinac
    Salah – Hazard – Son – Westwood – Hayden
    Vardy – Wilson – Jimenez

  12. Tsssst
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    What do we think folks?

    The Good
    Duffy to Shaw

    The Bad (-4)
    Duffy > Kelly
    Mitrovic > Rashford

    The Ugly (-4)
    Son > Hazard
    Mitrovic > Greenwood

  13. mad_beer ✅
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    So is keeping Trippier a good idea or shipping him for Shaw a better idea?

    1. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I dont think trippier starts vs bournemouth

  14. Dannywaz
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Ryan foster
    Valery vert vvd Doherty Duffy
    Sterling son mane babel Jota
    Kun Jimmy gray
    1ft simple vert to shaw
    Agree ??

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      sounds good

  15. Pontus Jansson's Magic…
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    1 FT, 0.4 ITB

    Really don’t know what to do. A or B are the only transfers I can think of.

    A) Eriksen > Pogba
    B) Eriksen > Sane

    Lloris
    Robbo - VVD - Doherty
    Mane - Eriksen - Son - Bilva - Jota
    Aguero - Jimenez

    Foster - Wilson - Valery - Duffy

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Save FT?

  16. Wigg_1992
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Guita/Patricio
    Shaw/AWB/TAA/Digne/Jonny
    Mane/Hazard/Jota/Son/BSilva
    Zaha/Vardy/Wilson

    Best Starting 11 For GW37?
    1.1m in the bank with 1 free sub...
    Trying to hold a lead. Any Ideas?

  17. Blanka
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Salah and Deulofeu > Haz and Bilva for a - 4?

    1. boc610
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Salah?

      are you serious?

    2. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Selling the top scorer in the league and the top points scorer in the game for a hit is just madness.

    3. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      nah

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

      I actually think that's a good move. Removing Salah only has a fear aspect and when you consider New (a) (shut up shop) and Wol (h) (they usually do well against big sides).

      There's always a risk that Hazard goes mental, but there's a reason No Salah sides have done better over the course of the year - there are enough premium assets to cover the scoring from Salah this year and I'd expect the likes of Hazard to match Salah over the last two.

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

        *Risk that Salah goes mental

    5. danishdynamite
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      It's ballsy. I wouldn't do it, but there's a certain logic to it

  18. Riders of Yohan
    1 month, 16 days ago

    After a late surge I am now just 14 points off my nearest rival - some help is required!

    1FT, 0.2ITB

    Ryan / foster
    Robbo / trippier* / Duffy / Doherty / valery
    Mane / sterling / son / eriksen* / jota
    Aguero / Jimenez / long

    Considering spurs form I would like tripper and eriksen out. Especially with the former probably being rested.

    A) eriksen + trippier -> pogba + Laporte
    B) eriksen + trippier -> kelly + Hazard
    C) something else

  19. OneDennisBergkamp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    2FT / 0 ITB

    Any ideas please feel free to share! I am toying with getting in Sterling or Pogba but not sure really...

    Boruc (Hamer)

    Robertson / Alexander-Arnold / Bennett (Valery / Bednarek)

    Son / Salah / Hazard / Jota (Ward-Prowse)

    Lacazette / Agüero / Jiménez

  20. Miguel Sanchez
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Son to Hazard for free a good move?

    1. boc610
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      a fully rested son vs that cherries defence? not for me

      if it was eriksen, id say yes.

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Lose Pogba instead for Hazard?

    2. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      for free I would

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Pogba or Son to Hazard for free?

        1. drughi
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          depends what your goal is ? chasing in ML or chasing a good rank ? defending a lead ?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            8 points behind top 10k goal and 17 points behind mini league leader who has Son but no Haz or Pog

  21. YoungPretender
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    TC one;

    A) Aguero
    B) Hazard
    C) Bilva
    D) Jiminez

    1. YoungPretender
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Chasing ML leader by 12

    2. -GK22-
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Kun

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Aguero

      1. YoungPretender
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Thought so, thanks!

  22. -GK22-
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Worth doing trippier and Eriksen to Digne and Sane for a hit?

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Trippier to Digne yes but not sure I would loose Eriksen for Sané - less likely to start

    2. drughi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      no

    3. Gregor
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Not great fixtures for Digne and Sané can’t be relied on for starts so I wouldn’t personally.

    4. danishdynamite
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Hell no!

      Sane not nailed, so stick to Eriksen > Haz / Bilva / Pogba ..... and moving Trippier for a hit rather depends upon who else you have at the back

  23. The Royal Robin
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    A) Sell Rudiger > Shaw for -4
    B) Just play Wilson v TOT

    1. Gregor
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I’d play Wilson.

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Play Wilson

  24. dbeck
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Bit out of the loop with an untimely holiday for the end of season run in. Is rashford a doubt, didn’t catch the game and unsure what the severity is?

    1. danishdynamite
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Dogmuck form in a dogmuck team.

      (I'll probably bring him in next week 🙂 )

      1. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Agreed with that but I have him in my team, weighing up to move on or hold depending on injury

  25. -GK22-
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    0 FT BUT £1.4m itb. Anything else for this team (maybe a keeper) or GTG

    Ryan
    Robbo, Doherty, Digne
    Mane, Eriksen, Son, Sterling(c), JWP
    Lacazette, Jimenez

    Foster, Gray, Duffy, Valery

    1. danishdynamite
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      GTG

  26. SirT83
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    1: Moura or Wilson out?

    2: If Moura, get Bernardo/Lingard/Siggy/ Antonio in?

    3: If Wilson, Zaha/Rash/Benteke in?

    1. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Moura to B.Silva

  27. Bring the Cavalry
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Eriksen and Gray > Hazard and Long for free?

    Long scored 4 goals in his last 5 games, HUD next week could be good

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

    Salah & Camarasa to Pogba & Hazard for -4?

    I still have Mane as Liverpool cover.

    1. Bubz
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Why sell Salah?

      1. Bubz
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Especially for Pogba who is absolutely useless

        1. HamezMace
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          This

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

          Placing more faith in the fixtures.. we all know how bad Huddersfield are and how tight Newcastle & Wolves can be defensively

  29. Tsparkes10
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Gtg or move out Lucas?

    Lloris
    Robo Kolas Doh
    Son Lucas Jota Sterl Mane
    Jimenez Aguero
    (Foster, Val, Origi, Masina)

    Probs bring in Zaha and possibly Bilva for 38. Thoughts?

    1. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Look OK to me. Lucas and Son could do well at Bournemouth

  30. yer old da
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    2 FT’s, anyone put me off the following?

    Duffy and Eriksen > Yoshida and Hazard?

    Really fancy Hazard this week against a leaky Watford, and means I’m doubling down on 2 cheap Saints defenders for Huddersfield at home in GW38 which could yield clean sheets.