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FPL Question Time – Consult our panel ahead of Gameweek 38

For the final time this season, we are taking your questions to put to our panel.

Gameweek 38 will round-up the 2018/19 season on Sunday afternoon but there is still plenty on the line for Fantasy managers.

If you’re looking for the scoop on the players to sign or shift, or perhaps a differential tactic, then you’ve come to the right place.

Who’s on the panel this week?

Always Cheating Podcast – The USA’s number one FPL podcast, hosted by Brandon and Josh, who is currently inside the top 2,000 ahead of Gameweek 38.

Gregor – One of our very own mods, who currently sits at 36k overall and has finished inside the top 1,000 in three of the last five seasons.

Simon March – Fantasy Premier League champion from the 2014/15 season and now a regular pundit on FFScout and the FPL Show.

Submit your questions here

Make sure to drop your name and question in the Google Form below:

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  1. ritzyd
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Lloris
    Laporte - taa - vvd
    Pogba-mane-son-fraser-jwp
    Aguero-zaha
    (Foster, jiminez, valery, duffy)

    Son to:
    A) eriksen
    B) moura
    C) bilva
    D) son & jimi to sterling + long

    1. Grouchy
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      C

  2. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Robertson over TAA on wildcard (and thus not being able to afford Laporte) - the worst FPL decision I’ve ever made in terms of outcome.

    Minimum 40 points impact 😮

    1. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      TAA has been class these past gameweeks

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        One of the best points per £ going.

    2. Amey
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I chose to get Sane (Hazard out) & TC in gw 25 instead of Aguero (Auba out) 😕
        Cost me 100 points around 3 gw's 🙁
        Still recovering from that blow.

      • TONY123
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I feel you. That sounds similar to me getting Monreal ahead of TAA in order to get Firmino as my 3rd Pool player from GW36 onwards. Worked out nicely ... not.

      • Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Yeah definitely and I clearly remember weighing up Robbo & Duffy vs Laporte & TAA.

      • bigbudgie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Harsh on yourself, considering Robbo is the highest scoring defender in the game

      • Max City
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Getting Dunk - Ryan on WC DGW34, then sell them both for Yoshida and Foster GW35..

        cost me 12 points on that GW35 alone

      • TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Robbo & Shaw vs TAA & Laporte cost me 19 points last game week!!

    3. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Playing h2h, rival has Salah (C) but no Kun. I have Mane and Kun.

      What is better option?
      A. Replace Mane with Salah for free and C Salah.
      B. Keep Mane and C Kun

      Thanks 🙂

      1. TONY123
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Depends if you think the rest of your team is better than his. If yes, A sounds like the right decision to block his massive Salah differential. Otherwise you should gamble on Agüero outscoring Salah.

    4. Özil
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      https://twitter.com/ChampionsLeague/status/1125884043793510402

      I like filthy skills and I cannot lie.

    5. Miguel Sanchez
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Laporte a better bet than Kompany in final GW?

      1. TONY123
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Yup, Laporte is the man to have. Definitely getting him in.

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

        I'm going for Bilva or a City def in 38. If I opt for a def it will be Laporte or Walker for me.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Walker - very interesting shout. Cheers.

          1. Hits from tha Chong
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            You think? I would def go Laporte....

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

            Laporte flavour of the month and for good reason but Walker has been passing the eye test, has an assist or 2 in him and compares well for bps.

    6. Amey
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Southampton fans around here,
        Will Yoshida start ??

        Have Defense of
        Robbo* Taa Valery Yoshida* Doherty
        & Don't want to do a Defender transfer atm at least.

        Is it worth it to replace Robbo for someone for a hit ?? No budget limitations !!

        Thank you !!

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          If Robbo is out I will either have to forego my Brooks to Redmond plan or decide if Laporte (-4) outscores Doherty this GW. Really hard to justify a hit for a defender this GW.

          In terms of Soton I suspect the gaffer will want to go back to his strongest XI and sign out with a win.

          1. Amey
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yep
              I have lined up Midfielder to Redmond transfer for sure.
              Double Southampton Defense would be too much though. Or should i leave it as it is ??

              Taa Valery Yoshida/Doherty

          2. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            If you have nothing to lose id roll the dice with Kompany and hope he scores another goal.

            1. Amey
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Cheers.
                Only ML, 20 points ahead so fine.
                Kompony is a big match player for sure. Good call
                Thank you Karan 🙂

          3. Max City
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Ederson (Foster)

            TAA Laporte Doherty (Yoshida, Duffy)

            Eriksen Mane Martial Doucoure (Son)

            Firmino Jimenez Vardy

            2FT; 0.2m itb

            Thinking of doing Eriksen Firmino >> Sterling Wilson
            will give me 0.2m itb

            Good move?

            1. ritzyd
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Looks a great move

              1. ritzyd
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Could also do Son/Firmino to Sterling/Long?

                1. Max City
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  just worry Firmino will play and score plenty of points once I sell him lol..

                  Like I did on all my other players.. haha

                2. Max City
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  If I do Son >> Sterling then I can have Mitrovic/Rondon/Perez/King for Firmino

          4. Rushford
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Foster

            Doherty TAA Valery

            Sterling Salah Son* JWP Deulofeu

            Aguero Jimenez

            Lloris Gray Duffy Dunk

            2FT

            What to do here?

            A) Son + Doherty -> Laporte + Redmond

            B) Son + Doherty -> Bsilva + Bertrand/Shaw

            C) Son + Doherty + Jimenez -> Mane + Ings/Long + Shaw (-4)

            1. Slitherene
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              A

          5. Hits from tha Chong
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Lloris Foster
            Valery Doh Laporte TAA Duffy
            Son* Sterling Jota Redmond Mane
            Kun Jimenez Rashford

            2 FT and 0.2 ITB

            Son and Jota/Jimenez to ...... ?

            1. TONY123
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Many good options.. Lucas, Townsend, Babel, B.Silva in midfield. Arnie, Wilson, Rondon, Zaha up front. I'd be most tempted by Lucas and Arnie.

              1. Hits from tha Chong
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Thanks for the feedback Tony!

              2. bigbudgie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                I don't see a depleted and tired Spurs side doing well against a bang in form Everton with 6 out of the last 7 clean sheets..? What am I missing?

            2. Hits from tha Chong
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Try to get in Hazard? Won’t be able to stretch it to Salah....

              1. TONY123
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Can you afford Son + Jimi > Haz + Rondon?

              2. bigbudgie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                are you sure Hazard will play if Chelsea get through to the EL cup final?

                1. Fitzy.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  The EL final is nearly 3 weeks later isn't it?

                  1. bigbudgie
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Ah, yes, for some reason I thought it was much closer

          6. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Plan was to do Son & Jim to B.Silva & Zaha before Suarez decided to start kicking Robbo.

            If Robbo isn't for for the weekend how about these moves?
            Robbo & Son to TAA & B.Silva for free.

            Will have to start one out of Jimenez or Jota.
            Surely not worth selling them for a hit?

            1. Amey
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Taa + Bilva & start Jota
                That's what I'd do

                1. Karan14
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Yeah thats what I was thinking too.
                  These injuries and suspensions are just making my team weaker.

                  Cant go without TAA now he's too highly owned.
                  They just kept a CS against Barca and he's assisting for fun.

                  1. Amey
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Yep.
                      I'm jealous of Pool & City teams atm as a United fan 😮
                      Hopefully we can get the act together sooner than later

                      1. Karan14
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        They are too good mate.
                        We dont have that kind of quality and literally need to change more than half of our squad.
                        Think we will need to wait for atleast 2-3 years before we can to their level.

                        1. Amey
                            2 months, 9 days ago

                            Yeah.
                            Hopefully the summer transfers are better now.

                  2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Yes, not worth for hit imo

                2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  C for gw 38
                  A. Kun
                  B. Salah

                  Thanks 🙂

                  1. Karan14
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    If I had both I would be really confused.
                    Because I dont im going with Kun.

                  2. Super Saints
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    A

                  3. Amey
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Mo

                    • TheDragon
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Neither? I don’t actually like either option

                      1. bigbudgie
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        What's not to like? Both teams have to win

                  4. Super Saints
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Is Robbo actually confirmed as out? Walking round fine after the game.

                    1. Amey
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        I'd love that tbh. 😮

                      • TONY123
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        Nothing confirmed, we'll have to wait for presser but it indeed didn't look that bad. Sunday might come a bit too soon though..

                      • Karan14
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        He himself said he'll have a scan today and then see what happens in a couple of days.
                        Hopefully we have some concrete news from Klopp by Friday.

                      • bigbudgie
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        thought it was more of a knock than a muscle injury, as Suarez kicked him

                    2. J - Gimme your Mané …
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Any new on Firmino chances of starting this weekend?

                      1. bigbudgie
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        Prolly gonna need to wait for pressers later on

                    3. Farabro
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      which one for the last gw:
                      a. Long*
                      b. Arnie

                      got Redmond thx!

                    4. 007 [RoboKlopp]
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Me : Mane, Kun
                      Rival : Salah (C), No Kun

                      A. Keep Mane, Kun (C)
                      B. Mane -> Salah (free), Salah (C)

                      Thanks 🙂

                    5. irnbro
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Looking to transfer Son out.
                      Currently Im thinking either A) Pogba or B) Sigurdsson.

                      CAR have the worst form in the league and Pogba gets more points for MUN than anybody else, but MUN form isnt great either.

                      Meanwhile in terms of in form vs out of form, EVE vs TOT has the biggest disparity this gameweek so Sigurdsson seems a good shout. But on paper TOT are a stronger team.

                      Any thoughts?

                    6. Tomas_brolin
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        Better to spend funds on upgrading to get Laporte (should get clean sheet, maybe more?)

                        Or gray to Vardy. Chelsea are hopeless away and not much to play for