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Bournemouth attack appeals but defence remains suspect

With Bournemouth sitting third in our Season Ticker for the first ten Gameweeks of 2019/20 and meeting only two of the ‘big six’ in that time, there will be plenty of interest in their Fantasy assets from the off.

Despite £2.0m price hikes, Ryan Fraser (£7.5m) and Callum Wilson (£8.0m) currently sit in more than one in five Fantasy Premier League squads – although the ‘auto-pick’ selections will be skewing Wilson’s figure slightly.

Joshua King‘s (£6.5m) ownership is also in excess of 20% at the time of writing.

We have already taken an in-depth look at King and Wilson in a Members’ article, which examines the pair’s attacking credentials in a direct head-to-head comparison.

This Numbers Game piece will explore Bournemouth’s wider attacking threat but also analyse their defensive numbers from 2018/19.

Nathan Ake (£5.0m) is, perhaps surprisingly given the Cherries’ well-documented problems at the back, currently the most popular FPL defender in the £4.5m-£5.0m bracket, having been drafted in by over 16% of FPL bosses.

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  1. Skonto Rigga
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 14 hours ago

    I'm sure this will come as a shock to many of you.

    1. Gringo Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 14 hours ago

      Well done

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 14 hours ago

      Well played, deflected a snarky comment from me.

      1. Skonto Rigga
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 13 hours ago

        I've a sixth sense for it now.

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 14 hours ago

      Triple BOU attack!

    4. Captain Kakaroto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 14 hours ago

      Would love to knoe which part of the above is shocking? The attacking stats or defensive stats? In my opnion no news in any of this.

        1. Captain Kakaroto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 days, 13 hours ago

          LOL? what was the joke?

  2. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 14 hours ago

    Just watched latest FFS youtube content and have to say that Jonty and David made me seriously start considering KDB over Sterling and 2.5m save for investements elsewhere.
    One thing that scares me is the fact that young Raheem is constantly improving his game under Pep and only God knows what heights he will achieve this coming season.

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 9 Years
      8 days, 14 hours ago

      I have a preference for sterling, one more amazing season before he heads off with pep to Spain

      Kdb is excellent but his fitness worries me.

      Although too early to really say without knowing what happens pre season

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 days, 14 hours ago

        Salah, Sterling and 2 x Liverpool defenders are so far only unmovable players in my drafts, but I have to say should KDB have a decent injury free run in pre season ans start in Charity Shield I may be tempted to make Sterling -> KBD switch.

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          I’m worried that preseason may be impossible to read.

          Neither Kun nor Jesus will be about much if at all. The frontline will unlikely be a read for the season. I think I’ll probably start with KdB but Pep may simply rest him more just because of last season and we won’t know about that till it happens - again not sure preseason tells us much about that

          1. Kopkloppers
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            TBH pre season yes but Pep even more so.

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              My particular concern is that Sane - forgotten man - will regain the wing spot on a fairly regular basis. That would leave Bilva Dilva and KdB in two spots in the middle. KdB would of course be very regular but a long way behind Sterling as a cert.

              1. The Champ is here
                • 9 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                I'm watching closely for this in pre season if sane stays at city. He's the biggest no brainer in the game at 9.5 if starting

                1. Siggy in the Middle
                  • 3 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  Even if he stays he'll be rotated a load I'd say.

              2. Zilla
                • 1 Year
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Sane may not be an option come August.

    2. The Champ is here
      • 9 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Feeling like a broken record here but this coverage notion is a huge misconception. Thinking about whether you should have kdb or sterling is a failure in reasoning. One is 12 one is 9.5. Sterling is up against Salah, mane, kun, Aubameyang for a place in your squad or a value spread. Kdb is up against lacazette, Kane, Vardy, sane, firmino or a value spread.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 days, 13 hours ago

        Dont see much wrong in debating whether to have Sterling or KDB.
        For me KDB is up against Sterling, Salah, Mane and Eriksen (should he stay at Spurs), since I never intended to own Mane or Eriksen - question I am asking is prefectly fine and got nothing to with "cover".

    3. Indpush
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Got both of them.

  3. the vanisher
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 14 hours ago

    So i have settled in the below 9 players who i dont want to change in the moment:
    Ryan
    Digne TAA VVD
    KDB Bernardo Salah
    Kane King

    need two more players for my starting XI with 10.5 in the bank. any position.
    Suggestions?

    1. the vanisher
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 14 hours ago

      11.5 itb*****

      1. Jammydodger2018
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          Coleman instead of Digne in my opinion, Digne likes a blank/card and costs more.

          There could be weeks where both BSilva and KDB don’t start or play at all in peps rotation.

          King meh.

          I think you have bigger problems than the other 2 players to be honest.

          1. the vanisher
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            digne has set piece threat so i prefer him.
            bsilva had a fantastic season and i believe he will be starter. either in the front three or mid three.
            kdb when fit is always a starter imo. i dont expect dsilva to feature much this year.
            aguero has the same rotation threat as the above imo.
            king for nailedness, penalties and fixtures.

        • Kopkloppers
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          One of the "Leicester 4" 6.5 and Djenepo for a gamble

      2. The Big Fella
        • 2 Years
        8 days, 14 hours ago

        4.5 striker and a 7m midfielder (WHU?)

      3. The 5% Team
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 14 hours ago

        throw in another premium defender (Laporte/Walker/Azpi) and the rest for a 5 / 5.5 mid

        1. the vanisher
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          that a thought but not good 5/5.5 mid atm

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 2 Years
        8 days, 14 hours ago

        Surely you must have 11.0 ITB?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          Ignore me, you must have a def and mid spot left to fill.

          I say Zinchenko and a 6.0 mid

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Would also prefer Siggy to Bernardo but that's personal preference

    2. mlm
        8 days, 14 hours ago

        Is it too crazy to play 5-4-1 as below??

        Ederson 4.0
        Robertson TAA VVD Laporte Digne
        Sterling(c) Siggy Fraser Zaha 4.5
        Wilson 4.5 4.5

        1.0 ITB

        1. Dthinger
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          triple Liverpool defence?

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          Risky but could be golden. If Zaha is rested or mid-transfer, Maddy could slot in there.

        3. nisag17
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 days, 13 hours ago

          That is actually a great team. It shows that going with just one big hitter can really make every starting 11 pick decent. Love the triple Liverpool defence. I am going with Salah because of first two fixtures. But I can easily see myself with triple Liverpool defence at some point this season if all these three remain fit.

        4. Brian Boitano
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 days, 13 hours ago

          I have triple Liverpool defence also in my first draft.

        5. OneMan
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 13 hours ago

          Same defence and goalie as me. I also have Stirling and Siggy. Naturally I like it a lot. Fraser and Wilson have good fixtures, and if Say a stays at Palace could be V good.

        6. Hint
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          8 days, 13 hours ago

          I'd do Zaha to Tielemans/Perez and use the 0.5 + 1 ITB to bring in Wesley up top. I always think it's worth having one decent sub.

      • 16ShimiC16
        • 8 Years
        8 days, 14 hours ago

        A) B.Silva & Siggy or B) KDB & Brooks

        1. Premier Fantasy
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            B I think, difficult one

        2. youneedmorecavaleiro
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 14 hours ago

          Haven't been following the PL in a long time due to family issues...about to do a draft in a few minutes, who is essential??

          1. CHY049
            • 6 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Walcott

            1. youneedmorecavaleiro
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 14 hours ago

              good sir

              1. THFC4LIFE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 14 hours ago

                Don’t pick Walcott!

                1. youneedmorecavaleiro
                  • 5 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  yeah i know lol

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            2 of TAA/Robbo/VVD
            Digne
            City defender
            Salah
            Sterling (or KdB funds permitting)
            Kane (imo)
            King
            Vardy
            If no Vardy a Leicester mid (Maddison/Tielemans/Perez)
            Siggy

            1. youneedmorecavaleiro
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              cheers

        3. Premier Fantasy
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Please advise:

            Fabianski (Button)
            TAA, Robertson, Digne (Aarons, Kelly)
            Salah, KDB, Sigurdsson, Tielemans, Kante
            Vardy, King (Kodjia)

            Thank you in advance

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 14 hours ago

              Fab -> Ryan
              Kante -> Dendoncker
              Aarons -> Zinchenko

          • Jacky boy
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Had wilson but found a way to get vardy after youri signing.
            And prefer DCL to king. So, no bou attack for first two

          • mattyb09
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Assuming Heaton to Villa...Thoughts?

            Pope (Heaton)
            TAA Robbo Laporte Zinchenko (4.0)
            Salah KDB Siggy Fraser (4.5)
            Wilson Deulo (4.5)

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              8 days, 14 hours ago

              Nice

              Like Siggy KdB combo. Just doubtful about double City defence as best use of cash. Laporte from end of last season may make a mockery of this but it feels like expensive cs to me.

            2. NUFCAndrew
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              4.5 rotating keepers always ends up in tears

            3. OneMan
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 12 hours ago

              Like this team a lot. Only downside is the goal keeper combo.

          • Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Thoughts on my team bois?

            Fabianski - 4.0
            VVD - TAA - Laporte - Zilch - Lucas D
            Mo - KDB - Pogba - Yarmo - (Dendonkey)
            Wilson - DCL - (Greenwood)

            I know a lot will say Pogba + DCL -> Siggy + King or Pogba + Yarmolenko -> Fraser + Maddison/Zaha or Siggy + Perez/Tielemans but I really want Pogba in my side. Feel hes being overlooked. I actually hope he doesnt do too well in pre-season so he stays under the radar.

            1. Dthinger
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 14 hours ago

              just a lot of players who might not play.

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                8 days, 10 hours ago

                Literally who? They all play unless they leave their teams before season starts...

            2. mattyb09
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              8 days, 14 hours ago

              Good team. DCL is iffy for me, would be nice if he's nailed but I doubt he will be. Never like playing 5 at the back due to limited upside. Other than that, I like the squad.

          • SweepaKeepa
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Smith is not a sure starter? Time to begin again....

          • Siggy in the Middle
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            In so torn between King and Sterling or Brooks and Aguero. I feel like Brooks will outscore King but Sterling will outscore Aguero. Aguero could be quite explosive short term though but the same could probably be said for Sterling

          • SADIO SANÉ
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 14 hours ago

            Rico and Kelly surely have decent GW1 starting prospects given injuries? both with home fixtures they might even be bench-boost-able

            1. Flaming Flamingo
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Rico unlikely to start.

              1. Flaming Flamingo
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                The new signing Kelly likely to play at LB.

                1. SADIO SANÉ
                  • 4 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  ahh ok cheers

                2. The Champ is here
                  • 9 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  He's a 20 year old kid with one season of first team football under his belt.
                  Rico well worth watching in pre season. Howe said recently he still believes in him and that he'll get another crack.
                  Kelly worth watching too. Between him and Ward

          • SADIO SANÉ
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            anyone know anything about the Watford RB situation?

            1. The Champ is here
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              I am fairly confident it is Kiko's spot now

          • NUFCAndrew
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Doherty injured for 3+ weeks

            1. The 5% Team
              • 1 Year
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              source?

              1. SADIO SANÉ
                • 4 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                tweeter

                1. The 5% Team
                  • 1 Year
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  thnx

          • Crofty92
            • 1 Year
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Thoughts please?

            Ederson
            VVD - Robertson - AWB
            Mane - KDB - Siggy - Fraser - Youri
            Vardy - King

            Button - Simpson - Kelly - Wickham

            Bench is weak - unsure who to downgrade to improve the bench if necessary

            1. Siggy in the Middle
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Would probably go Vardy to Wilson and Mane to Salah

              1. Crofty92
                • 1 Year
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                3 attacking Bournemouth players then - wouldn’t want to take that risk

                1. Siggy in the Middle
                  • 3 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  King to Del or Jota

            2. No Professionals
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              I'm not a fan.

              Awb is wait and see.
              Think every team needs either Salah or sterling, probably both.
              Don't like double Leicester attack (or double anyone attack actually other than city).

            3. The Champ is here
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              11 is good. Boot tielemans for dendonker, Wickham for jota/deu and you've got yourself on bench player.
              Ederson to pope/Ryan would allow you to get two bench defenders too

          • No Professionals
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Team at the moment comes down to

            A) kane and jorginho (442)
            B) vardy and deulofeu (433)

            1. Crofty92
              • 1 Year
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              B

            2. Siggy in the Middle
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              B

            3. I Member
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              B

            4. No Professionals
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Thanks guys

          • SADIO SANÉ
            • 4 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            if Algeria win this, I think Bernardo Silva (rotation risk lowered) and Zaha (no Gueye for Everton either) suddenly become much better options

            1. SADIO SANÉ
              • 4 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Gueye comment obviously refers to Senegal probably getting to the final (which also makes Origi a possibility for GW1 also)

              1. I Member
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Doesn't really matter if Senegal get to the final. Making it to the semis means you have to play the 3rd place game so basically the same as making it to the final.

                1. SADIO SANÉ
                  • 4 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  ok, so what I said is still true

            2. I Member
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Bernardo Silva is as nailed as anyone in the City attack regardless.

              1. SADIO SANÉ
                • 4 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                yeah, but what I said is still true

            3. The Champ is here
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Surely 3 weeks is plenty of time

              1. SADIO SANÉ
                • 4 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                no idea, assuming they will get 2 weeks off at least and then back in training

                1. I Member
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  This. They still need a break. Anyone still away on international duty has to be at risk for GW1.

                  1. The Champ is here
                    • 9 Years
                    8 days, 13 hours ago

                    Two weeks break and a week training. Seems plenty to me. He is having his pre season now at afcon. He'll be way ahead of the others for match fitness, then might drop off a bit in two weeks then back at peak after a week training

          • KAPTAIN KANE
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Which would you choose out of the following?

            A) 5-3-2
            Sterling | Kane | Zinchenko | A.Smith (or any 4.5 def)

            B) 3-5-2
            KdB | Vardy | Siggy | Zaha

            Both have Salah and with B Salah would be perma captain.

            Thanks!

            1. No Professionals
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Very similar dilemma.

              When I don't have kane in my team it looks worse. When I don't have sterling, I do 15 seconds later. A for me.

              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Thanks and yes it's close!
                The 3-5-2 looks gorgeous on paper but 2 less heavy hitters as such!

                1. The 5% Team
                  • 1 Year
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  how many points do you think Sterling will outscore KdB?

                  1. No Professionals
                    • 2 Years
                    8 days, 13 hours ago

                    50 maybe. Add to that the fact that you can regularly captain sterling.

                    1. The 5% Team
                      • 1 Year
                      8 days, 13 hours ago

                      ah yeah, captaincy is important factor

                  2. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 2 Years
                    8 days, 13 hours ago

                    Absolutely no idea! Depends if he keeps fit I suppose, you're guess or 50 sounds plausible

                    1. KAPTAIN KANE
                      • 2 Years
                      8 days, 13 hours ago

                      *45

          • The 5% Team
            • 1 Year
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            point predictions:

            KDB 185
            Sterling 230
            Aguero 175

            1. ritzyd
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              208
              241
              173

          • NUFCAndrew
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Thoughts on this 5 back?

            Pope Woodman

            TAA VVD Digne Zinchenko Ake

            Salah Sterling Sigurdsson Stephens Dendoncker

            Vardy King Greenwood

            1. No Professionals
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              I've had the same team at some point. Ake got 120 points last year. Jorginho only got 96, but if he looks like their penalty taker I'd prefer him in a 442.

              1. NUFCAndrew
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Uncomfortable going with a 5 back but not feeling a lot of value from the 5.5-5.0 department

                1. No Professionals
                  • 2 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  Same

            2. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 2 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Nice!
              How about doubling up on TAA and Robbo and dropping Ake to a 4.5?

            3. The Champ is here
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Hate it. Sorry

              1. No Professionals
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                What do you hate about it? Purely out of interest.

                1. The Champ is here
                  • 9 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  Very inflexible. Your 4.5 attackers are useless whereas 4.5 defenders are very useful and fixture dependant. Very quickly I think you'll realise you want the money spread across your backline used in one of those cheap attacking slots

                  1. No Professionals
                    • 2 Years
                    8 days, 13 hours ago

                    Yeah it's not my team

                  2. MosF94
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    7 days, 21 hours ago

                    Greenwood may be "useless", but Dendoncker and Stephens definitely aren't - they'll stream a pretty steady 2 points throughout the season, and Dendo should get a few goals too - there won't be too many 4.5 defenders who outscore Dendoncker over the course of a season imo

          • Bullet Eder
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            I think it will take an absolute miracle for Liverpool assets to perform as well as they did last season - especially if they don't strengthen this summer.

            1. The 5% Team
              • 1 Year
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              been really quiet as well, no rumours.

              They do have Gomez and Chamberlain coming back from injuries of course

            2. I Member
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              I don't.

              1. Bullet Eder
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                You fancy them to nearly hit 100 points again this season? With 21 clean sheets? I think that is a big ask, personally.

                1. I Member
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  They don't need to do that to perform as well. Salah was a much better FPL asset the previous year.

              2. nisag17
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                This! Certainly not defensively. They have arguably the best back five in world football.

            3. The Champ is here
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              All they need is a bit more depth in attack and defence. Ox and Wilson might do the trick and just buy a young left back

              1. No Professionals
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Wilson is nowhere near the level needed to step in to the liverpool team (from someone who watched a fair bit of derby last season).

                1. Wild Rover
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  Looks like he’s on his way out anyway

                2. The Champ is here
                  • 9 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  Fair enough. Kloppo gonna look at him in pre season but judging by the loans I'd say Klopp agrees with you.

            4. Gnu
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Thanks for this nugget.

          • pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            If Mane is eased in by Klopp early on - with limited minutes and/or a rest, does that make Mo a stronger or weaker asset? Or no difference? Does anyone have numbers for what happens when he is not alongside Mane?

            1. The Champ is here
              • 9 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              No difference imo. Would mane really need easing in?

              1. pingissimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                He’s had a heck of a year. No rest for 12 months if you factor in CL too. A number of WC players were eased in last time from memory.

                1. The Champ is here
                  • 9 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  Yeah I suppose may as well use the squad ay. I'm sure he'd be fine but it would catch up with him later in season with fatigue and injuries if he doesn't get a proper rest

          • Jurgen Flopp
            • 5 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Lads best option here please

            A) Salah, KDB, B Silva, 4.5 striker in a 352
            B) Sterling, Mane, Delafeou, 4.5 mid in a 433

            Cheers

            1. Jurgen Flopp
              • 5 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Sorry B is in a 343

          • The 5% Team
            • 1 Year
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Clyne, 1-0 Liverpool (assist Brewster)

          • Whazza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Any thoughts on this big at the back?

            Lloris
            Robbo VVD Laporte Digne
            Salah Siggy Bilva Fraser
            Vardy King

            Button Dendoncker Greenwood Gibson

            1. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              It's very good

              1. Whazza
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Thanks 🙂

          • Rigid Digit
            • 2 Years
            8 days, 13 hours ago

            Begovic / Steklenberg
            Van Dijk / Walker / Coleman / Adam Smith / Diop
            Salah / Siggurdsson / Fraser / Maddison / Dendoncker
            Vardy / Firmino / Ings

            It comes down to this:
            Keep Begovic for Week 1 (Sheff Utd) or put Fabianski in and don't pre-plan a transfer
            Siggurdsson or B Silva?
            Walker could go to Stones (if nailed)
            Ings will do until another regular 6.0 Forward shows up (I'm looking at you West Ham and Everton)
            Will only one 10+ be enough, or should I tinker to get De Bruyne in (or Eriksen if he goes to ManUre)

            Everyday has been different so far, but I think this is the "core" (apart from the imponderables above)

          • NeverLucky
              8 days, 13 hours ago

              Been set so far on this team since new season mingling, what's initial assessment?

              Ryan / Norris
              Robertson / Trent / Zinchenko / Digne
              Salah / Sterling / Perez
              King / Vardy / Deulofeu

              1. NUFCAndrew
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Only thing that puts me off is double Leicester attack

                1. NeverLucky
                    8 days, 13 hours ago

                    Cheers for input mate.

              2. No Professionals
                • 2 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                People don't like the 3 big hitters generally, and I can see the benefit if vardy over kane to use the £2m elsewhere. Issue is I can't find a good way to use the £2m to make up for the fact kane will outscore vardy. Plus I don't like double Leicester and struggle for a Perez replacement. Arrrrrgggghhh.

                Help?

                Heaton(/Pope)
                TAA VVD Digne Zinchenko
                Salah Sterling Perez Jorginho
                Kane King

                Subs button dendon... you know the rest

                1. Whazza
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  I think 3 big hitters is one too many as they're usually only good value when captained. Upgrading Jorginho looks like a no-brainer to me.

                  1. No Professionals
                    • 2 Years
                    8 days, 13 hours ago

                    Who too though? And who to replace Perez.

                    1. Whazza
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      8 days, 13 hours ago

                      I think Perez/Tielemans is fine. But if you don't want them alongside Vardy, maybe Fraser and upgrade Jorginho with the other million? Not much around at 6 I guess maybe Yarmolenko

                      1. No Professionals
                        • 2 Years
                        8 days, 13 hours ago

                        Yeah had them thought ls too

                      2. Rigid Digit
                        • 2 Years
                        8 days, 13 hours ago

                        Not brave enough to make the move yet, but I have a sneaky feeling Barkley will be a regular in Lampard's Chelsea team

              3. NUFCAndrew
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 days, 13 hours ago

                Salah/Sterling/Vardy/TAA/Digne all nailed in my team. Wish I knew a way of getting them all in a suitable squad together

                1. The 5% Team
                  • 1 Year
                  8 days, 13 hours ago

                  that's not too hard right?

                  1. NUFCAndrew
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    8 days, 13 hours ago

                    I’m finding it difficult