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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
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

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

    1. Gringo Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Well done

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Well played, deflected a snarky comment from me.

      1. Skonto Rigga
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        I've a sixth sense for it now.

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Triple BOU attack!

    4. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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 (I blame R…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          LOL? what was the joke?

  2. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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 ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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
        5 months, 7 days 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
          5 months, 7 days 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
            5 months, 7 days ago

            TBH pre season yes but Pep even more so.

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              5 months, 7 days 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
                • 10 Years
                5 months, 7 days 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
                  • 4 Years
                  5 months, 7 days ago

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

              2. Zilla
                • 2 Years
                5 months, 7 days ago

                Sane may not be an option come August.

    2. The Champ is here
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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
        5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Got both of them.

  3. the vanisher
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      11.5 itb*****

      1. Jammydodger2018
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 7 days 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
          5 months, 7 days 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.

      2. Kopkloppers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

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

    2. The Big Fella
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      4.5 striker and a 7m midfielder (WHU?)

    3. The 5% Team
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 7 days ago

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

      1. the vanisher
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        that a thought but not good 5/5.5 mid atm

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Surely you must have 11.0 ITB?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 7 days 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
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

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

  4. mlm
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      triple Liverpool defence?

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

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

    3. nisag17
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      I have triple Liverpool defence also in my first draft.

    5. OneMan
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days 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.

  5. 16ShimiC16
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

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

    1. Premier Fantasy
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 7 days ago

      B I think, difficult one

  6. youneedmorecavaleiro
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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. Pepe Le Pukki
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Walcott

      1. youneedmorecavaleiro
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        good sir

        1. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Don’t pick Walcott!

          1. youneedmorecavaleiro
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            yeah i know lol

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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
        5 months, 7 days ago

        cheers

  7. Premier Fantasy
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 7 days 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
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

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

  8. Jacky boy
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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

  9. mattyb09
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      4.5 rotating keepers always ends up in tears

    3. OneMan
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

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

  10. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      just a lot of players who might not play.

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

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

    2. mattyb09
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 7 days 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.

  11. SweepaKeepa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

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

  12. Siggy in the Middle
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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

  13. SADIO SANÉ
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Rico unlikely to start.

      1. Flaming Flamingo
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        The new signing Kelly likely to play at LB.

        1. SADIO SANÉ
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          ahh ok cheers

        2. The Champ is here
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 7 days 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

  14. SADIO SANÉ
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

    anyone know anything about the Watford RB situation?

    1. The Champ is here
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      I am fairly confident it is Kiko's spot now

  15. NUFCAndrew
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

    Doherty injured for 3+ weeks

    1. The 5% Team
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 7 days ago

      source?

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        tweeter

        1. The 5% Team
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 7 days ago

          thnx

  16. Crofty92
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Would probably go Vardy to Wilson and Mane to Salah

      1. Crofty92
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

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

        1. Siggy in the Middle
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          King to Del or Jota

    2. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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

  17. No Professionals
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

    Team at the moment comes down to

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

    1. Crofty92
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      B

    2. Siggy in the Middle
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      B

    3. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      B

    4. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Thanks guys

  18. SADIO SANÉ
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days 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
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 7 days 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
          5 months, 7 days ago

          ok, so what I said is still true

    2. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

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

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        yeah, but what I said is still true

    3. The Champ is here
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Surely 3 weeks is plenty of time

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

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

        1. I Member
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days 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
            • 10 Years
            5 months, 7 days 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

  19. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days 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
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 7 days 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
          5 months, 7 days ago

          how many points do you think Sterling will outscore KdB?

          1. No Professionals
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

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

            1. The 5% Team
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 7 days ago

              ah yeah, captaincy is important factor

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

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

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 7 days ago

              *45

  20. The 5% Team
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 7 days ago

    point predictions:

    KDB 185
    Sterling 230
    Aguero 175

    1. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      208
      241
      173

  21. NUFCAndrew
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days 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
        5 months, 7 days 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
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Same

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

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

    3. The Champ is here
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Hate it. Sorry

      1. No Professionals
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

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

        1. The Champ is here
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 7 days 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
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah it's not my team

          2. MosF94
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 7 days 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

  22. Bullet Eder
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days 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
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      I don't.

      1. Bullet Eder
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 7 days 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
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days 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
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

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

    3. The Champ is here
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days 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
        5 months, 7 days 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
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Looks like he’s on his way out anyway

        2. The Champ is here
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 7 days 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 Scott talent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Thanks for this nugget.

  23. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 7 days 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
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      No difference imo. Would mane really need easing in?

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        5 months, 7 days 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
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 7 days 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

  24. Jurgen Flopp
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Sorry B is in a 343

  25. The 5% Team
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 7 days ago

    Clyne, 1-0 Liverpool (assist Brewster)

  26. Whazza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      It's very good

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        Thanks 🙂

  27. Rigid Digit
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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)

  28. NeverLucky
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      Only thing that puts me off is double Leicester attack

      1. NeverLucky
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers for input mate.

  29. No Professionals
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days 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
        5 months, 7 days ago

        Who too though? And who to replace Perez.

        1. Whazza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 7 days 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
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah had them thought ls too

          2. Rigid Digit
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 7 days 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

  30. NUFCAndrew
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days 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
      5 months, 7 days ago

      that's not too hard right?

      1. NUFCAndrew
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        I’m finding it difficult