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

    Thoughts on this?

    Ederson (4.0)
    Robertson, TAA, VVD, Coleman, Laporte
    Siggy, Fraser, Milli/Zaha, Perez (4.5)
    Kun, Jiminez (4.5)

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

      Kun captain every week?

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

      The value v cap conundrum ey? I'm not sure capping Kun every week is good but I do think Mo offers value via capping in a duo with Kun or Sterling.

  2. The Yorkshire Pirlo
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

    Thoughts? No Sterling or Kane.

    Ryan
    TAA - Robbo - Laporte - Digne
    Salah - KDB - Siggy
    Vardy - King - Adams

    Button - Jorginho/Noble - Dendoncker - Kelly

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

      Solid, I'd downgrade Laporte and upgrade Adams myself

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

        This

      2. The Yorkshire Pirlo
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        Who to though? Not many strikers I’m keen on.

        Deulo or Jota?

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

          Know what you mean, Deulo's first 4 games are decent though, Jota may depend on Europa rotation at first

        2. RomeluStormzy
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Could get a 6.5 mid e.g. Tielemans

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

    Thoughts on Vardy? Get him in from the off or get him on WC at around week 6/7?

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

      Think I've hyped him up so much that I'm almost forced to start with him. Great stats against top 4 and the suppliers behind him means he's pretty much fixture-proof.

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

        I've seen this stayed so many times, does anyone have the actual stats?

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

          8 vs. Arsenal
          7 vs. Liverpool
          5 vs. Man Utd
          5 vs. Man City
          5 vs. Spurs
          4 vs. Chelsea

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

      Tricky with Mo & Sterling + heavy 4 at the back, would probably have to go KDB & Vardy and that feels a tad cap-lite for now.

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

        I really want Vardy, but I agree with Salah & Sterling it’s too difficult to fit him in without killing your defence

        1. Netley Lucas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Think I'll just settle for Tieleman's unless Perez has a great pre-season.

      2. Slouch87 Scott Talent
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        If you get a 6M second striker and a mid of 6.5M , 6M for 3rd and 4th it's doable.

        1. Netley Lucas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Feels like sliding down the drain though but no doubt value will emerge sub-6.5, always does.

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

      I'm 50:50 on him in 2 drafts

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

    This feels very template is it?

    Ryan
    TAA | VVD | Digne | A.Smith
    Salah | Sterling | Siggy | Tielemans
    Vardy | King

    Button | Dendoncker | Kelly | Greenwood

    Thanks

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

      Tielmans and A.Smith are meh. Ederson makes one's team look so much better. Where did you finish last Season and be honest ?

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

        Tielemans "meh"? LOL Behave

  5. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 7 days ago

    I've got a sneaky feeling that West Ham may surprise Man City in gw1

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

      Wildcard City players out to West Ham assets for GW2 incoming

      1. Wild Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        I'm in no rush to get City players before gw3 which is usually when I wildcard anyway 😀

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

      3-1 City I reckon, points spread everywhere 😀

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

      It's a game that looks a bit 1-0 to someone, not a hammering.

    4. Slouch87 Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 7 days ago

      I've a feeling you like maggots WR.

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

      I have no City but I think they will win easily, 4-0 would be my prediction.

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

        No city ? Why not ?

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

          It wasn't a plan, I had 3 at one point.
          Triple Liverpool defence with Sterling captain changed to Digne and Salah.
          KDB changed to Sigurdsson + some cash.
          Laporte changed to Coleman to upgrade a mid.

          I haven't really owned City assets for the last two seasons, there just seems to be better value elsewhere.

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

      Fabianski masterclass

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

        I hope so, still tempted to get him in but I hate seeing that first fixture..

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

          Yea hes in my team

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

            5th best scoring keeper despite only managing 7 cleansheets last season sounds good to me at £5m.

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

              Felt like he underperformed for sure with many games where he conceded just 1 goal but still offered very good value last year

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

      West Ham's defence is awful. City will score 3 or more.

  6. Crashjct
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 7 days ago

    Choose one:

    A. Kane & Ryan
    B. Vardy & Ederson

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

      First 3 weeks A probably wins

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

    Pens down lads I've finally cracked it:

    5-2-3 is the one:

    Ryan
    TAA | Zinchenko | Coleman | A.Smith | O'Connell
    Salah | Sterling
    Kane | Vardy | King

    Button | Dendoncker | Hayden | Stephens

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

      I'll be amazed if this does well but each to their own.

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

        Yeah on second thoughts it's pretty heavy up top!

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

      Looks really bad. Salah Sterling Kane is already too many premiums and you have Vardy as well.

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

      I think for 5-2-3 to work you need less captaincy options, 2 will do, and wang as much value as possible into the back 6, go very very big, massive bum.

    4. No Avatar
        5 months, 7 days ago

        ur defence is basically just coleman on his own

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

        Have you tried projecting weekly PPG for this team?

      • Jarvish Scott Talent
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        *vomits*

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

          Harsh lol

          1. Jarvish Scott Talent
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            lol probably - soz 🙂

      • OneMan
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 7 days ago

        Dude no...

    5. No Avatar
        5 months, 7 days ago

        Rashford over Vardy? Doesnt seem very popular around here o-O

        1. Jarvish Scott Talent
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Vardy loved on here. I think Rashford could be a great differential.

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

          I think we all expect Leicester to really hit on this season and Vardy is Mr reliable, 15 goals minimum a season and on pens

          1. Jarvish Scott Talent
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Expectations higher on here than in the real world. Bookies have them to finish 9th.

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

              Interesting, I reckon 7th

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

          Rashford doesnt cut it. Get Greenwood instead and save 4.0

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

            Lol

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

          Vardy is overpriced just like Rash

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

        A or B please?

        A) Sterling & Tielemans
        B) KdB & Vardy

        Thanks

        1. The Yorkshire Pirlo
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Struggling with the same sorta thing, currently on KDB + Vardy but most are tending to go with Sterling + 6.5

          I dunno 🙁

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

            Does seem to be boiling down to it doesn't it.
            My hunch is B is I have Kane and Salah for captains

            1. The Yorkshire Pirlo
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 7 days ago

              Yeah you’ve already two great cap choices there, that would probably sway it to B for me. GL

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

                Thanks and you too pal

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

          Kane and Zaha!!

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

            Already have Kane

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

          A here, simply the capping effect of a two season 30 odd attacking returns guy who is still only 24 and doesn't seem injury prone. Quite like Tielemans too, classy player who knows where the goal is and how to play a pass. Nice pair.

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

            Cheers Netley, could be the swinger, it's oh so tough. Need pre season matches already to help!

        4. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          You can have KDB Salah Kane and Vardy in your team? Show me

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

            5-2-3
            Ryan
            TAA | VVD | Digne | Zinchenko | A.Smith
            Salah | KdB
            Kane | Vardy | King

            Button | Dendoncker | Hayden | Greenwood

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

          B

      • No Avatar
          5 months, 7 days ago

          If you have Sterling and Salah you should be captaining Sterling more often than not, right?

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

            I'd say other way round, Salah 100% nailed, Sterling is probably more 85%.
            Salah outscored him 2 years in a row and on pens (when no Milner)

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

            Go on fixtures but lean towards Mo if in doubt.

        • Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Well here are my attempts at Sterilng and Salah with Vardy or Kane, don't think the defence is to bad at all.

          Ryan
          Coleman Zinchenko Emerson xxx
          Salah Sterling Zaha xxx
          King xxx

          Button Kelly Dendoncker Greenwood

          VVD Perez and Kane
          Robbo Siggy and Vardy

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

            Emerson too risky for the price (especially when you have Zinchenko) imo

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              5 months, 7 days ago

              Laporte and 4.5m playing defender wouldn't be a disaster, but if we can be sure Mendy plays him a 5m is also good.

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

                Laporte or Ederson to be safe, or Zinchenko and rid of Emerson I think

            2. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              5 months, 7 days ago

              Also there is the Spurs defence

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

            B looks the value but A has that extra cap appeal. Problem is that 2nd Liverpool defender is capable of 200+, that's something you need to consider.

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

              Both got over 200 last season

              1. Netley Lucas
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 7 days ago

                Indeed, and TAA was on 6.4ppm to cap it all, that's serious scoring.

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

            BTW Robbo, Siggy Vardy gets my vote

          4. Dynamic Duos
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Well my team is actually

            Ryan Button
            Kelly Coleman Robbo TAA Laporte
            Salah Zaha Siggy KDB Dendoncker
            King Vardy Greenwood

        • Seany
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          How's this looking lads?

          Pope
          VVD, Laporte, Robbo, Dine
          Salah, Sterling, Perez, Zaha, Rich
          King
          Bench: fodder

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

            You have no bench. I would at least swap Perez or Zaha to a 4.5 midfielder and 1 of your 4.5 strikers to a playing striker so you have 1 player on the bench.

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

          A. Wilson & Ryan or
          B. King & Ederson ?

          1. Soapy
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            B

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

            A

          3. On the Watchlist
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            B for me

          4. Chelsea91
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 7 days ago

            I have B

        • On the Watchlist
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Thoughts?

          Ederson
          TAA, Walker, Richie, Gomez (https://cdn.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/starting 5.5 Liverpool)
          Salah, De Bruyne, Brooks
          Kane, King, Jota

          Stekelenburg, Noble, Stephens, W. Reid

          Dilemma:
          a) De Bruyne & Gomez
          or
          b) B.Silva & Robinson

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

            I would honestly switch one of your 5.5 defenders to a 4.5 and Walker to Robertson and keep KDB. You get TAA, Robertson, Ederson, Salah, KDB and Kane that way. Worth having a 4.5m defender for those 6 imo

            1. On the Watchlist
              • 5 Years
              5 months, 7 days ago

              Thanks - interesting idea. I'm sorta thinking that clean sheets from City & Liverpool defence outweighs lack of clean sheets from 4.5 with added attacking returns of Robbo. Hard to know though - he'd need to have another exceptional season, which is possible & going with Gomez is risking with rotation - food for thought for sure!

        • Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          The eternal question, Sterling or Aguero?

          Sterling seems to be the preference on here, but for the same price you get a player who is slightly more rotation-proof and on pens. As most have Salah it is also easier to switch out the Argentinian if needs be.

          Although Sterling has the numbers.

          1. Chelsea91
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Mane and Kun for me , i saw them playing in Copa and African cup super good.

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

            Out of the two Sterling for me. I think Kane will outscore Aguero personally and that Jesus will get a few more games this season. Aguero will get 2-3 hattricks as usual, but the trick is predicting when these are going to come and captaining him at the right time. Sterling will get more double digit hauls over the season. fwiw I don't have either. I've gone Salah, KDB, Kane.

          3. Phil's Stamps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Thanks, edging towards Sterling now simply due to the numbers.

        • Eriksen Maestro
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Hey guys first RMT post! Thoughts?

          Ederson, Button

          TAA, Digne, Dunk / Kiko Femenia, Kelly

          Salah, KDB, Richarlison, Brooks, Zaha

          Delofeu, Vardy / Long

        • Chelsea91
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Ederson
          Robbo,VVD,Digne
          Zaha,Mane(c),Siggy,Tielemens
          Ageuro,King,Deu

          Mate how the team looks like? Good to go mate , any comment is welcome and appreciated.

          1. Phil's Stamps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Bench? There's a few question marks over Zaha, but if looks as good as it gets for an Aguero team. I'm not sure Digne is worth 6.0, especially when you could get a proven-performer like Azpi who has great fixtures from GW2.

            1. Chelsea91
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 7 days ago

              Thanks mate, Robbo,Coleman,Taa?

              1. Phil's Stamps
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                5 months, 7 days ago

                After GW1 I'm going with a settled (famous last words) back four of VVD Robbo Azpi Walker. I prefer VVD & Azpi over TAA & Coleman.

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

                  The early WCs will be flying with too much money tied up in premium defenders. Never works as early strategy

              2. Zenith UK
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 7 days ago

                TAA before Robbo

                1. Chelsea91
                  • 1 Year
                  5 months, 7 days ago

                  Ederson
                  Robbo,Coleman,TAA
                  Zaha,Mane(c),Siggy,Tielemens
                  Ageuro,King,Deu

                  New changes team mate

        • Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          A) Jorginho
          B) Kante

          I know I know, neither are exciting picks but I need a makeweight 5.0 mid in my 4-3-3. I have a feeling Kante will have less license to go forward this season and revert to the position where he plays best so unlikely to outscore Jorg, who also has an outside chance of being on penalties.

          ?

          1. Chelsea91
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Kante

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

            I have A. An early penalty conversion should see his price rise as casuals jump on a cheap goal scorer from a team they know. Hopefully he can finally manage an assist or two as well.

            1. Phil's Stamps
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              5 months, 7 days ago

              Yeah this is sound thinking. And if it looks like he's not starting it's an easy switch to Kante or some other as yet unknown sub-5 gem.

              1. Chelsea91
                • 1 Year
                5 months, 7 days ago

                Lampard said he will try to make kante attacking player.

                1. Phil's Stamps
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  5 months, 7 days ago

                  Really? In that case it has to be Kante. 100% nailed, whereas we can't say that about Jorginho can we?

                2. Zenith UK
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  5 months, 7 days ago

                  When and where did you read this? The last comments I've seen Frank make about Kante is he knows, like everyone else, what Kante's best position is (ie. protective midfielder)

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

                Yep. Noble or Norwood are other options. Wilshire played well in West Ham's friendly today. Most likely he'll get injured pretty sharpish and he isn't worth bringing in to start with but if he manages to play the first 4 or 5 without injuring himself, he might become another 5.0 option.

        • K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          RMT 4th draft#
          Some punty differentials on KDB/Yarmalenko
          Opinions & suggestion:

          #4-5-1

          Ederson

          TAA V.dijk walker Coleman

          Salah KDB siggurdson zaha Yarmalenko

          Vardy

          J-u-s-t F-0-D-D-E-R

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

            I take it it's non-playing fodder? That could be a problem if so. Zaha is at risk of not playing the first game, Yarmolenko is coming back from an injury and has a lot of competition for places, Walker gets rested occasionally, TAA might get rotated at random intervals and KDB might be rotated more after last season proved to Pep that he's not invincible.

            I don't like the 1 striker formation because that means you automatically have 2 non-playing subs. Zaha to a playing 4.5 mid and a 4.5m striker to King imo. That way at least you have somebody on the bench. The 0.5 left over can be used for Coleman - Digne, or kept just in case Yarm doesn't play and you need to upgrade him.

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

              Thanks mate, surfacely it looks good but as u said too many uncertainities in this squad & bench wont cover in this formation as others..totally helpful effort.appreciate!!!

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

                TAA won't rotate until CL if at all.
                Monitor the Walker situation, arguments could be made for Zinchenko (if he nails starting spot - this also saves 0.5M).

                KDB hasn't removed the invincible marker because he was still injured for the majority of last season.
                Yarmo has had longer than needed with his injury already

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

                  TAA has been rotated with Gomez especially during the tougher games. Yarm, Anderson, Snodgrass, Lanzini, Antonio, Fornals, even Wilshire are all competing for 3 positions. Because KDB was injured all last year Pep is likely to take measures not to run him into the ground so that it doesn’t happen again.

                  Anyway, I’m not saying any are bad picks, I’m giving a worst case scenario to demonstrate that at least 1 playing sub is needed.

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

                    Problem with this website is that everyone looks at worst pick.

                    With lack of a striker WH will play (WHU fan)

                    Antonio - Lanzini - Anderson
                    --------- Yarmolenko -----------

                    If we do sign Haller. Haller up top, Antonio drops to bench. Fornals is young and will be rotated in even though he's had a good U21s.

                    TAA rotated towards the CL fixtures when he picked up knocks. He won't rotate at start of season.

        • thorvaldsson
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          A little different and would love some feedback

          Heaton Button
          VVD Digne Cathcart Diop El Mohamady
          Salah KDB Sigurdsson Zaha Tielemens
          Kane King Wickham

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

            Similar to mine except you have a better midfield and I have a better defence. Good team, I would sacrifice somebody to get a Man City defender though. Even if you have to remove Digne. City are more important imo.

        • K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          A) Robbo + walker
          Or,
          B) Van dijk + laporte

          1. Differential (c)
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            A

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

            Tough one. I like both Robbo & Laporte. I will say A unless City sign a new RB.

        • Differential (c)
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          A)Ederson+Trippier
          OR
          B)Lloris+Walker

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

            B probably safer but I would go for A myself

        • Dogg_NZ
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Ryan (Button)

          VVD / Laporte / Digne / Ake (Kelly)
          Salah(c) / KDB / Siggy (Kante, Dendoncker)
          Kane / King / Deulofeu

          Not interested in being too defence heavy with pool double ups for example, spread funds across the board. Any tips?

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

            Nice team. I have no obvious suggestions if you’re not worried about not having the Liverpool defensive double up. Maybe change Ake and Kelly to two 4.5s so you can rotate but that’s it.

        • Tube!!
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Anyone know who rotates well with Sheff Utd?

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

          Is this team balanced or i have spent too much in midfield
          Bryan/pope
          Taa a.smith diop o'connel bednarek
          Salah sterling siggy zaha tiele
          Wilson origi king
          Almost every 1 are nailed on except origi...but he has been handed a new long term contract and i think he will play more ...

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

            Sorry ryan*

        • Tube!!
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          GTG?

          Heaton
          VVD / Laporte / Cathcart
          Salah (C) / KDB / Siggy / Perez or Tielemans
          Kane (VC) / King / Deulofeu

          Button / Dendonker / El Mohamady / Diop

          1. Trevez
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Defence is pretty week, KDB May play deeper and Kane never starts well at the beginning of the season

        • Trevez
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          First draft “kind of”
          Ederson
          ??? Robertson VVD Digne
          ??? Salah Sterling ???
          ??? King
          Bench
          Button Dendoncker Wickham Kelly

          Got 26.5m to spend on 4 spots had to choose the right plays any thoughts on must haves out of this lot
          Bsilva, LMoura, Dunk, Jota, Sigurdsson, Pérez, PVA, Trippier, Zaha, Fraser, Maddison, Vardy

        • Sugar Kane
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Pickford (Button)

          TAA / VVD / Walker /Zinchenko

          1. Trevez
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 7 days ago

            Zinchenko risky does Ed and cole work instead

        • EL TANO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Pope
          TAA Robbo Laporte Digne
          Mane Bilva Tielemans
          Kun Deleufeo Jota

          Ryan Dendonk Norwood Kelly

        • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 7 days ago

          Is a bench of Dendoncker Wickham Kelly fine if the players in my 11 are nailed and mostly reliable options?

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

            yes imo...if one of your starters gets injured, use your FT because you won't want to put them on bench of course

            Dendoncker is a likely starter as well anyways