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Can a price drop boost Harry Kane’s FPL appeal?

Harry Kane (£11.0m) has been handed an eye-catching starting price by the Fantasy Premier League decision-makers.

The Tottenham Hotspur striker is available for £11.0m going into Gameweek 1, the cheapest he has started a season since 2016/17.

Kane’s 2018/19 ended in frustrating fashion for the England centre-forward, with two separate ankle ligament injuries forcing him to miss ten of Spurs’ final 16 Premier League fixtures.

A total of 160 points represented his lowest FPL score in five seasons as a first-team regular in north London, although 23 attacking returns was more than any of his teammates managed and his points-per-match average of 5.71 was the second-best among FPL forwards in 2018/19.

With Kane’s starting price dropping by £1.5m on what it was 12 months ago, does he again become one of the more attractive premium options in the game?

The Members’ article below delves into the data to analyse Kane’s season and ponder his worth.

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  1. internal error
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Hey all.
    i'm wondering what I can expect from a Chelsea side lead by Lampard. What kind of style did Derby play last season?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Dunno, but I think they were 6th when he joined and 6th when he left. Half the squad were loanees, so not sure if his Derby record informs much.

      1. internal error
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Yeah, that does not sound too good for Chelsea

    2. Carefree Crew
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Apparently he played 4,3,3 the most. Possession based, attacking style. Had MFs shooting from outside the box. He also played 4,2,3,1 at times.
      I'm guessing: Kepa, Azpi, Christensen, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Pedro, Giroud, Willian. James, RLC, CHO all injured. Pulisic plays right will compete with Pedro. Barkley compete with Kovacic / Jorginho

      1. internal error
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Thanks.

    3. Bilbao Baggins
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Expect the unexpected I'd say! You just cannot tell to be honest.

    4. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Go watch youtuber Statman Dave. He did a post about this very thing

      1. internal error
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Will do. Thanks

    5. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      4-3-3 the majority of the time, occasionally 4-2-3-1. They finished 21st in the the division for xG, somehow finishing 6th, so its hard to know if Lampard is any good or not. Personally feel another season in the Championship with Derby would be best.

      1. internal error
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Thanks mate. What was your final rank last season?

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Finished 214th mate, my best ever season.

          1. internal error
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Wow. Well done!! They really need to get you on Meet the Manager. You're so underrated around here. Exceptional fpl history.

            1. avfc82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              2 years, 2 months ago

              Cheers mate, appreciate it.

              Have you started planning much for the new season yet?

              1. internal error
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 years, 2 months ago

                A bit too early for me to start planning. I will be chopping and changing too much. I'm using the comment sections on here to get a feel for who I should consider

                1. avfc82
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  2 years, 2 months ago

                  Sounds sensible, I'm doing the same whilst making a few notes.

            2. Fitzy.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 years, 2 months ago

              Spot on IE...

    6. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      To me, Lampard is going in as a fans' favourite because the hierarchy know it is going to be a tough season. And someone like him is going to get more slack from the fans.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        That's my thinking, and they're prepared to write off the season to give him a chance to blood the youngsters. It's not a bad long-term strategy (insofar as Chelsea have never had one!) but for us, it means writing them off as FPL material this season.

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Why would you write all of their assets off? Could still be value in the likes of Willian even if they finish mid table.

        2. Queenofthestoneage
          • 2 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          I think defensively they’ll still manage over 14 CS. Thats enough to warrant a +150p nailed defender for 6.0m.

          Chelsea CS
          2018/19: 16
          2017/18: 16
          2016/17: 16

  2. kime67
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Who do you think is overpriced and whos great value? Dont you think wilson at 8.0m is a bit too much?

    1. FC Barkerlona
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I've gone for him. Outstanding value over the past 18 months or so.

      Value wise, I'm hoping Zaha and McGuire end up as expected at Arsenal and City.

    2. Saint Steve-O (@EliteFPL)
      • 7 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Depends on what formation you're planning on going with,but in a 4,5,1 i think good option

    1. internal error
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      The kit looks good. I like Man City's kit too

  3. BoomXhakaLaca1
    • 8 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    I feel a lot of people are over looking Rashford, considering he takes the majority of United's set pieces.

    1. internal error
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      He hangs around Lingard way too much. He needs to focus on his football

      1. BoomXhakaLaca1
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Don't think Lingard impacts his soccer that much. It's more bad vibes from Pogba and Lukaku.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Well he was totally out of form at the end of the season. Questions of Lukaku going, who comes in? Need to monitor United pre-season to see if they spark back into life.

          1. internal error
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Linked with Yedder

          2. BoomXhakaLaca1
            • 8 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Unsure if there is a need for a new striker right now if Kaku goes,I feel Martial or Greenwood could be the back up for Rashford. I know you'll probably say Greenwood isn't proven but look at Rashford, you have to break through at some stage. Kaks money should be spent on the defense and mid.

          3. FC Barkerlona
            • 10 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            As a United fan I'm hoping to see a lot of Greenwood pre-season. Kid has huge potential

    2. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Rashford is mostly hype. Should be a better player than he is and is probably at that stage in his career where he needs some proper coaching like sterling is getting from Guardiola.

  4. Carefree Crew
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Apparently he played 4,3,3 the most. Possession based, attacking style. Had MFs shooting from outside the box. He also played 4,2,3,1 at times.
    I'm guessing: Kepa, Azpi, Christensen, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Pedro, Giroud, Willian. James, RLC, CHO all injured. Pulisic plays right will compete with Pedro. Barkley compete with Kovacic / Jorginho.

  5. Igor-Stimac
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Best 4.5m striker?

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      There isn't a best, lowest owned best bet to avoid drops

      1. firetog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        I thought drops are based on % of ownership that transfer out, so the lower ownership would have no impact.

        Rises are based on a fixed amount for all players.

        I could be wrong but that’s the observation I made from fpl statistics delta amounts

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Right, but all the 4.5 options currently have very low ownership so it isn't an issue.
          HOWEVER, you've just alerted me to where it is important - the second-most highly owned keeper is Button. I suppose if he drops to 3.9 it doesn't matter if you don't sell him, but even so, you've convinced me to get someone else to nail his gloves to the bench.

          1. Whazza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Don't think many will sub out their 4.0 keeper?

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      None of them are starters. Nketiah, Wickham, any of them could do cameos off the bench. But you get a 4.5 to nail to your bench.

  6. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    3-5-2 draft with Salah and Mane:

    Ryan
    VVD | Zinchenko | El Mohamady
    Salah | Mane | Bilva | Fraser | Zaha
    Kane | Long

    Button | Kelly | Rico | 4.5 striker

    Thoughts?

    1. Gizzachance
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      think you will need to rely on bench for long at times
      depends on how certain your bench players will play imo

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Yes I know - tweaked below to include King instead plus Sterling

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Or even better with Salah, Mane & Sterling!

      Couple of fodder in XI mind:

      Ryan
      VVD | Zinchenko | El Mohamady | Kelly
      Salah | Mane | Sterling | Dendoncker
      Kane | King

      Button | Rico | Hayden | 4.5 striker

      Doesn't actually feel too bad considering.

      Food for thought!

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        And Kane!

      2. pilgrimchris
        • 7 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        I'm concerned about Salah and Mane for the first few weeks of the season as both are at the African Cup of Nations, plus Liverpool also have the supercup game. Over the season a decent team though.

        1. pilgrimchris
          • 7 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          I also would be concerned about Kane, spurs don't have great fixtures and not sure how match fit he will be.

          1. Gizzachance
            • 6 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            august voodo to, yes it happened to me last year with kane !

            1. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 years, 2 months ago

              I don't put stock in the 'never scores in August' jinx, but I do put stock in this here article pointing out he's hopeless without Son!

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Me too. Am I currently the only person starting without Salah or Mane and banking 2m to get one in when they're ready? My short-term Liverpool place-holder is Origi!

          1. pilgrimchris
            • 7 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            i think Origi could be a nice differential early on, depending on who else liverpool buy. Firmino is still at the Copa America and Origi was in decent form at the end of last season.

            1. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 years, 2 months ago

              Yeah, it's not about who they buy, it's about possibly starting without Salah, Mane and Firmino.

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Quite possibly!

  7. The Danned United
    • 8 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    3 big hitters plus 2 Liverpool defenders and I’m pretty happy I think. Comments welcome.
    Ryan/Button
    Fredericks/VD/Robertson/Taylor/Kelly
    Dendoncker/WardP/Salah/Sterling/Leitner
    Ageuro/Deulofeo or King/Arnie

    1. FC Barkerlona
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I've got the same GK pairing plus Kelly as well. With AWB leaving I think he's a steal at 4m. MIdfield looks weak but you'd probably need to sacrifice either Salah or Aguero to upgrade.

      1. The Danned United
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Thanks Bark, I had Siggy originally without Kun and with Vardy which was fine but he’s trolled me before and I think WardP can do a similar job on set pieces. Just scared about not having Aguero at all and it’ll be easier to sell an expensive asset than gain one I think. Has been for the past decade anyway..

    2. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I’m confused who your starting 11 is. There seems to be more bench fodder than bench slots. Also of the 2 forward options the combined price of each pair does not look similar. Something close to 18m versus 13.5m

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        It's a 3-4-3 with 2 very weak starting midfielders.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Or a 4-3-3 but again 2 very weak starters.

      2. The Danned United
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Hi FT, bench Kelly, Fred, Button, Leitner for first week. Will play 3-4-3 as Social says, it depends on whether I fancy King or Deulofeo up top. It does mean I’m depending on WP smacking in a few free kicks regularly but I’m hoping another 2 horse title race means the big 3 raking in the points as usual makes up for a better looking midfield

        1. firetog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Can you explain your striker options is it Aguero plus one from the other 3?

          1. The Danned United
            • 8 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Kun, Arnie, Del or King

            1. The Danned United
              • 8 Years
              2 years, 2 months ago

              Play all 3

  8. Gizzachance
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    any thought appreciated on first draft guys

    ederson
    vvd robbo digne 4.5 & 4..00 bench
    salah ster zaha mcginn dendonker
    king jimi del
    cheers

    1. FC Barkerlona
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Who's your 2nd keeper?

      1. Gizzachance
        • 6 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        button

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Ha ha, anyone NOT got Button for a 4m pair of gloves nailed to the bench?

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Ah, he's the second-most highly owned goalkeeper of all!

          2. Gizzachance
            • 6 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            if i have rotating pair, usually pick the wrong one as get unexpected cs somewhere! prefer a set an forgot myself

    2. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      This looks good to me

  9. FC Barkerlona
    • 10 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Morning all, let the RMT madness commence!

    Not looked at fixtures yet but this is my first draft:

    Ryan / Button
    TAA / VVD / Stones / Diop / Kelly
    Sterling / Mane / Richy / Fraser / Guendozi
    Wilson / Jimi / Long

    I usually like to have a decent bench but this is the best budget options I can come up with so far. If Zaha and McGuire go to Arsenal and City, then I'd be looking to squeeze them in at those prices.

    Thoughts?

    1. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      First team I’ve seen gamble on stones, might be genius or not

      1. FC Barkerlona
        • 10 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        With Kompany gone, I think he'll play a lot more than last season. Simple swap for McGuire when they sign him

        1. firetog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Yeah they surely will sign a replacement. Stones and otamendi seem weak links in that all star team.

  10. Godfrey
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Who will start? Pope or Heaton?

    1. FC Barkerlona
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Will need to see who plays pre-season to have any idea tbh

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Looks like pope as he signed a big contract in may and it appears Heaton is refusing to extend his

      1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Right.
        Swaps Heaton back to Ryan.

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Doesn't currently matter - you can lock your 4.5m Burnley keeper in at the last minute.

  11. Bilbao Baggins
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Hey guys. Can some one please advise where to view players in rank of points per million (value)? I can't find this in the member's tables. Thank you.

    1. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      It’s in the projections section which hasn’t been updated yet

      1. Bilbao Baggins
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Ah okay, cheers .

  12. Queenofthestoneage
    • 2 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    My deadteam with perma cap

    Ederson.
    VVD(vc). Robo. Lapo. Azpi. Digne.
    Salah(c). Sigurdsson.
    King. Jimenez. Vardy.

    Button. Kanté. Ndidi. Stephens.

    Ok, so it’s a 5-2-3 setup, but hear me out. Every attacker is a penalty taker and in-form. Every player in the starting 11 has over 35 starts last seasons. My outfield bench had 37, 37, 30 starts. This team would have gotten a top 1k finish last season. Perma cap Salah (expecting him to get around 280-300p as I believe Liverpool will mainly focus on winning the league this season.)

    I will not use any chips or transfers. Hoping for a top 10k finish.
    TV: £100m

    1. FC Barkerlona
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Salah has had his agent touting for a move for the past year or so. I wouldn't be surprised if he left before the season started tbh

      1. Queenofthestoneage
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        If so then I’ll just easily switch:
        Salah, Digne > Sterling, TAA

        1. FC Barkerlona
          • 10 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          I think that's a better pairing anyway

    2. BoomXhakaLaca1
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Number 1: how do you know all strikers are in form, the season hasn't started.

      Number 2: The team would have gotten top 1k because it was for last season, easy to pick when its over.

      Number 3: I hope you're just trolling not using chips haha

      1. Queenofthestoneage
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        1: in-form based on last seasons performance. No injuries, above average PPG, etc.
        2: Merely stating. Not forecasting.
        3. Not trolling. I ended top 10k with a dead team 2017/18 without using transfers or chips.

    3. pilgrimchris
      • 7 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      interesting stuff - i'm tempted with a 4-5-1 or 5-4-1 but hadn't considered 5-2-3.

    4. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Looks good but why? Where’s the fun of setting a team and never changing it ?

      Do just not login for 38 weeks then login in once it’s over to see how you did ?

      1. Queenofthestoneage
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        I can tell you why. I work as a financial analyst and I also manage a hefty stock portfolio. My trade windows are 1-3 years and so this style of play suits me personally. I pick players I believe in and stick to my horses. Where I work there are four other lads that play dead teams with no chips as well. Its just the way we like to play FPL, and it erases the grind of having to follow the game closely every gameweek, time that most of us don’t have due to work, family, etc, and so
        it levels the playfield for evwry participant. It forces everyone to think carefully when setting up and the rest is left to the PL gods. Also, we believe the wildcards, and chips ruin the game about. We like it hardcore. Oh, and there’s money involved.
        We like it this way- that’s whats important.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Yeah, for a mini league where you're all on the same rules that's cool. I play a weekly mini league and one guy gave up on his squad after 2 weeks. Over the next 36 GWs he actually won - once.

        2. firetog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Fair point, if it’s fits your lifestyle / buddies ml rules.

  13. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Are the cheap memberships still available?
    Been on so many work trips I can't remember - not to mention suffering from the European heatwave!

    1. internal error
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Ended yesterday. £5 more as of today

      1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Balls.

  14. Godfrey
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Price prediction Tammy and Batsman?

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      7 abe and 7.5 bat

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Giroud is 7; I'd expect them to be less.

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Tammy as likely to be first choice at bats. Bats will probably be sold

  15. St Pauli Walnuts
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    A) Ederson / KDB / Siggy
    B) Ryan / Sterling / Zaha

    A I reckon, or do I?

    1. Gringo Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      A

    2. TheLord
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      A

    3. ClothedinSun
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      A

    4. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Turns out I do reckon A. Ta chaps!

  16. Sir Oki
    • 2 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Thoughts on replacing VVD and Zaha with TAA and Brooks, please.

    Ryan (Button)
    Robertson, Laporte, Digne, VVD (Kelly)
    Salah, Sterling, Sigurdsson, Zaha (Dendoncker)
    King, Jota (Nketiah)

    Any other comments welcome too.

    1. Jurgener Kop It
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      don't do it.

    2. ClothedinSun
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      yeah, don't do that.

    3. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Replace Robertson with TAA instead

    4. TheLord
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I'd keep TAA

      1. ClothedinSun
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        +1 - those set pieces shouldn't be underestimated!

  17. Jurgener Kop It
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Help me choose wisely please.
    A. KDB & KANE
    B. STERLING & VARDY
    C. SALAH & RASHFORD
    tx

    1. ClothedinSun
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      B is narrowly convincing me over C...but the veil is thin and I am biased towards Vardy!

    2. FC Barkerlona
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      B is more reliable.

    3. TheLord
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      B

  18. ClothedinSun
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    I think I've finally cracked it:

    5-3-2

    Lloris (Button)
    TAA, Bednarek, Digne, Dunk, Robbo
    Salah, Siggy, Sterling (Dendonckor, Guendouzi)
    Vardy, King (Greenwood)

    Yeah?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      No!
      If you go 5 at the back, you don't go cheap.
      I'd downgrade Siggy to beef up Bednerak and Dunk.

      1. ClothedinSun
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Cheap but potentially consistent no? I just don't know if I can pass up on Siggy's fixtures and set pieces!?

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Very similar to mine but I have KDB over sterling to fund big upgrades on dunk and bednarek. You happy playing 2 of those 4.5s every week ?

      1. ClothedinSun
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        So I toyed with KDB over Sterling but it's a big leap and with Dunk now captain / Bednarek seemingly nailed with Hass I thought they could offer some cheap options with steady points without the Sterling sacrifice? I've one eye on Fredericks/Aarons for potential 4.5 attacking returns once those fixtures pick up after gw 1 too...

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          They may be nailed but they play in shite defences. It’s a big jump to the premium defenders on the other hand

          1. ClothedinSun
            • 3 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            This is the problem! From about 4.5 mil up to the 5.5 mil category, it is a bit of a wasteland with only marginal potential for more points despite the price...Maybe once management and recruitment settles down nearer the season start I'll be convinced to change things up a bit. Cheers!

      2. firetog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Smart words!

  19. Otis Kay
    • 9 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    I'm liking the look of this...

    Lloris (Fabianski)

    TAA, Robbo, Laporte

    Mane, Sterling, Lucas M, Townsend

    King, Jota, Deeney

    Thoughts.....? Constructive Criticism would be nice 😛

    1. ClothedinSun
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I like this a lot mate, so am finding it hard to criticise! I would probably set and forget Lloris (I have in my own team!) downgrade Fab to Button and upgrade Mane to Salah... or one of your forwards to Jiminez, maybe Jota?

      1. Otis Kay
        • 9 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Cheers pal. Yeah I think Salah is a must, especially with VAR being introduced - so many more penalties to be won. GK's are expensive to be fair, will look at some cheap options now.

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I assume you've got naff all on the bench? Moura will be dropped when Son's back and Jota could be rotated if he has a heavy Thursday night. Lose Flappy and spend at least 0.5m on a viable benchie.

      1. firetog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Jota had the summer off he shouldn’t be fatigued, Jimenez on the other hand.....

        1. ClothedinSun
          • 3 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          A very good point!

    3. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      That’s a lot of 6.5 up top. It gives you no wriggle room in transfers.

      Do you expect Deeney to outperform Luiz/Azpi?

      I know Son is out but a semi hattie didn’t get Lucas a start in the final.

  20. Differential C (Mark)
    • 5 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    If Daniel James was nailed and as good as the youtube video show he is, it would solve a lot of my problems lol.

    Ryan
    TAA Walker Coleman A.Smith
    Salah Sterling Sigurdsson James
    Kane Ings

    Button Dendoncker Kelly (4.5 striker)

    0.0m ITB.

    Thoughts?

    1. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Competing with Sanchez & Martial for that left wing spot so feel this season may be one too early for James

  21. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Not many picking Leicester here. What's the reasoning? Poor pricing?

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Vardy a great option for me

      1. Queenofthestoneage
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        This

    2. Chelsea91
      • 2 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Maddison and Vardy

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Tricky fixtures. I'm on Vardy and Maddy though.

    4. Differential C (Mark)
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      That. Also waiting on Tielemans. Vardy's one im considering. Unsure on what the midfield configuration will be, so hard to pick a standout option except Maddison.

      Unless Tielemans signs though.

      1. internal error
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Tielemans made a significant difference to the side.

        1. Differential C (Mark)
          • 5 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Exactly, he elevated the quality of that midfield. He's the missing cog that Leicester side has needed. My confidence in Leicester assets is based on whether he signs or not.

    5. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      No Vardy for me because I’m limiting my funds up top to use on mids and def. But I see no reason why he won’t produce again this year, he’s one of the most dependable forwards.

      Maddison is not in my team either. I have siggy in that 7-8m slot. Better fixtures and likely on pens. Once the fixtures swing I could change.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Siggy and Maddy are my midfield pairing.

  22. Chelsea91
    • 2 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Ederson,Button
    Robbo,Dunk,Diop,Taa,Laporte
    Mili,Siggy,Mane(c),Moutinho,Noble
    Ageuro,Long,King

    Latest template , any comment guys?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      not template

      1. Chelsea91
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        haha team look good mate?

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Mmm, so-so.
          Fine at the back, but Noble doesn't get guaranteed minutes any more and neither does Long. You'll be stuck with Dunk or Diop in some nasty fixtures.

          1. Chelsea91
            • 2 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            thanks mate

        2. ClothedinSun
          • 3 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          This is a nice team! as just about everyone on here has said about Mili - I am just not convinced he's going to deliver, over the likes of Maddison (also 7 mil), if Zaha leaves. Would also argue that VVD offers more points potential than LaPorte...

    2. Differential C (Mark)
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I personally think Moutinho is a better option than people give him credit for. Not sure on Noble, you'd have to be relying a lot on set pieces.
      Long isn't nailed at all, Adams coming in and Ings permanently signed today.

      1. Chelsea91
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Moutinho i am choosing for freekick , Noble for Penalty , will look on Long , plan to buy DCL .

        1. Differential C (Mark)
          • 5 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Interesting rationale. Good luck, mate.

          1. Chelsea91
            • 2 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            thanks mate

  23. FlyingWithoutIngs
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    I know this is mainly a site for Fantasy football but thought I’d share my good news as I never really have any to share. Just got my uni results and I’m graduating with a 2:1 degree in accounting and finance, never been happier!!!

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Well done, son.

      1. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Cheers mate

    2. internal error
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Congratulations mate

      1. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Thank you!!

    3. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Congrats on your success.
      Commiserations on your choice of profession 😉

      1. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Hahahaha thank you, and I know what have I got myself in for 🙂

    4. Chelsea91
      • 2 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Congratz bro

      1. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Thank you!!

    5. Differential C (Mark)
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Congratz!

      1. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Cheers mate

    6. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Amazing well done mate

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Said this before I read accounting

        1. FlyingWithoutIngs
          • 4 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Too late, I’m already going to take it

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 years, 2 months ago

            Lol do what you enjoy mate all the best for the real world! I have one year to go then i’m A bloody economics and politics graduate whatever that means !

            1. FlyingWithoutIngs
              • 4 Years
              2 years, 2 months ago

              ‘Enjoy’ is a strong word 😀 and good luck I’m sure you will smash it and I’ll see you on here in a years time to congratulate you.

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          He'll be quicker than you and I in working out the percentage of players above him in FPL.

    7. Giggs Boson
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Congratulations! 😀

      Tip for office work: get in 5 minutes earlier to use the coffee machine before the hoard arrives 😉

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Work is the curse of the FPL classes.

        I've just finished university myself. Retired professor 😉

      2. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        XD I’ll make a note of it, a sort of survival guide to the office world.

    8. GanonTEK
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Well done!

      1. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Cheers!

  24. TheLord
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Hi all, thoughts on these? Thanks!

    A) Robbo Sterling Jota/deulofeu
    B) Robbo KdB Vardy
    C) A. Smith Sterling Vardy

    Pope
    TAA Laporte Coleman ___
    Salah Siggy Zaha ___
    King ___

    Fodder

    1. Differential C (Mark)
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      C

    2. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I’m currently on Robo/kdb/jota so I kind of like a and b equally. I do not like c at all, I want all my starting defenders to be high priced high scoring.

      1. TheLord
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Thanks! Yeah I don't really like C neither. I just wanted to try an option with Sterling and Vardy

  25. liverpool01
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Chelsea confirm Higuain return to Juventus, tempting to get Giroud in

    1. Giggs Boson
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Lamps may prefer Batshuayi or Abraham.

      1. liverpool01
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Yeh will have to wait and see

    2. firetog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      I’m waiting to see preseason. I’m interested in Abraham in terms of where he goes and whether he starts for Chelsea. Also what price he comes in at

  26. liverpool01
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Ryan
    Taa, Robbo, Coleman
    Zaha, Salah, Sigurdsson, Maddison
    Aguero, Deulofeu, King

    Button, Dendoncker, Kelly, Rico

    Gtg?

  27. jay01
    • 7 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Best strikers 6.5 or under? Apart from the usual king / jota

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      DCL at 6 could be useful

    2. Giggs Boson
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Deulofeu, Ings, Wesley Moraes

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        I hope Wesley comes in at 5.5 or under

      2. firetog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Had Ings last year, when he played he was useful, but so many niggles.

    3. Differential C (Mark)
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      DCL probably the standout.
      Ings is quality and can score against any team, just a question of his fitness. Mixed bag of games to start the season.

      1. Giggs Boson
        • 10 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        If Everton don't sign a striker in this window I'll change my name to Assface.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          My draft today has Richarlison and DCL, Assface 😉

  28. KB Gone 4Ever?!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    How's this for a first Draft? - constructive criticism welcome:

    Loris (Button)
    VVD Aurier Ake (Dunk, Elmohamedy)
    Mane BSilva Fraser McArthur (El Ghazi)
    Kane Firmino King

    Aurier obviously a risk (though less so if Trippier leaves) and also doubles up on Spurs defence - but overall early fixtures look decent. Likewise triple Bournemouth may seem a bit too much, though fixtures also look decent, and thinking subs should help cover some of the fixture risk there.

    1. Godfrey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      Aurier had a serious injury a few days ago. Should be out for a while.

      1. KB Gone 4Ever?!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Cheers Godfrey, hadn't seen that.

    2. Jafoole_88
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 2 months ago

      most template players here will comment that your team doesn't have any Everton players (for their amazing fixtures), so therefore your team is only 3/10

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 years, 2 months ago

        Daft remark, but 3/10 is about right.
        As Godfrey says, Aurier is out.
        Firmino might be rested after a summer of football, as might Mane.
        Bilva is not a prolific FPL asset, McArthur does naff all even when he plays.
        I'd move swiftly on to your second draft, tbh.

        1. KB Gone 4Ever?!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 years, 2 months ago

          Fair comments - will start Draft 2 of x sometime soon.

  29. Tycho
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 2 months ago

    Ere we go lads. First RMT of the year.

    Ryan (Button)
    Robertson, TAA, Walker (Dunk, Kelly)
    De Bruyne, Zaha, Sigurdsson, Madisson (Dendoncker)
    Kane, Firmino, King

    Is Firmino getting overlooked? There will be heavy rotation of Mane/Salah at the beginning.

    Having said that team doesn't lend itself well to getting Mane/Salah in when required.

    Thoughts appreciated.