Scout Notes

Antonio reminds Fantasy managers of versatility

Liverpool and West Ham began their pre-season campaign on Thursday with mixed implications for Fantasy Premier League managers.

Obviously, we are still at the early stage of summer friendlies so a lot of our observations should be taken with a pinch of salt, to some extent.

However, both of Thursday’s matches threw up talking points that we have to make sure we stay on top of.

Tranmere Rovers 0-6 Liverpool

Divock Origi (right) will be on plenty of Fantasy radars this summer

Goals: Nathaniel Clyne, Rhian Brewster x2, Curtis Jones, Divock Origi (£5.5m), Bobby Duncan

Assists: Brewster, Harry Wilson, James Milner (£5.5m), Ben Woodburn, Paul Glatzel

Jurgen Klopp mostly used the kids as his side began their pre-season campaign with a 6-0 win at Tranmere, a match that featured two Liverpool teams getting 45 minutes each.

However, there were still eight senior players with FPL prices who were involved for the Reds.

Divock Origi (£5.5m) has already been discussed as a potential budget differential for the start of the season as Sadio Mané‘s (£11.5m) involvement at the African Cup of Nations goes on.

The Belgian forward was used as the centre-forward in a front-three for the second 45 minutes and came away with a goal to his name.

He was also credited with his ability to hold the ball up for his wider colleagues.

“Sadio Mané is in the semi-finals [of the AFCON], so that means he has two more games for sure and will come [back] late.” – Jurgen Klopp

With Mané’s Senegal team now the favourites to win the African Cup of Nations, there is definitely a chance that Origi may have to come into the team for him either in the Community Shield or in Gameweek 1.

Furthermore, Roberto Firmino (£9.5m) is also expected back late after his Copa America involvement, as is Mohamed Salah (£12.5m), although their international duty is already over.

“The Brazilians have finally finished their 30-month season, exactly like Mo, and they will come but we will not have a pre-season together, we will only have a week before we start with the games. Tonight it looked like we can find some solutions” – Jurgen Klopp

Either way, Origi will be using pre-season to stake a claim for a place in the Liverpool starting XI so we should continue to keep an eye on him.

Against Tranmere, Joe Gomez (£5.5m) and Joel Matip (£5.5m) both played but not together. One was used in each half, the England international in the first and Cameroon defender Matip in the second.

Both centre-backs have the potential to offer a budget route into the Liverpool defence alongside Virgil van Dijk (£6.5m) this season but at this early stage, it is still unclear which it will be.

Dejan Lovren (£5.5m) did not get any minutes although there is plenty of the pre-season campaign left to play.

Fabinho (£5.5m), Adam Lallana (£6.0m), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.5m) and James Milner (£5.5m) were also treated to 45 minutes against Tranmere, the latter claiming an assist.

These players are all likely to be gunning for a place in the starting XI for Gameweek 1, with a particular interest in Oxlade-Chamberlain as he makes his return from injury.

Several options in the central midfield position may struggle to be fit for the start of the new campaign.

Naby Keita‘s (£6.0m) Guinea were knocked out in the second round but the central midfielder also aggravated an adductor injury whilst in Egypt.

Meanwhile, Xherdan Shaqiri (£6.5m) is out for “a while” according to Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool first-half XI (4-3-3): Mignolet; Larouci, Gomez, Phillips, Clyne; Milner, Lallana, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Kent, Brewster, Wilson.

Liverpool second-half XI (4-3-3): Jaros; A Lewis, Matip, Johnston, Hoever; Fabinho, C Jones, Woodburn; Glatzel (Atherton 78′), Origi, Duncan

SCR Altach 2-3 West Ham United

Manuel Pellegrini has a vacancy up front at West Ham and Fantasy managers will be keen to know who will fill it

Goals: Carlos Sánchez (£4.5m), Michail Antonio (£7.0m), Issa Diop (£4.5m)

Assists: Robert Snodgrass (£5.5m), Mark Noble (£5.0m), Jack Wilshere (£5.0m)

There is keen interest in who will occupy the number one centre-forward slot at West Ham this season in the wake of Marko Arnautovic’s departure.

Michail Antonio (£7.0m) drew first blood in the race to replace the Austrian as the Hammers began their pre-season campaign in Arnautovic’s homeland.

The FPL midfielder was deployed up front in a 4-2-3-1 formation against SCR Altach and also found the back of the net too.

After Carlos Sánchez (£4.5m) had headed home a Robert Snodgrass (£5.5m) corner, Antonio made it 2-0 with a smart run to fool the Altach defence.

Mark Noble (£5.0m) played a long ball from deep to the pacey attacker, who beat the offside trap, rounded the goalkeeper and slotted home.

Obviously, it is early days in West Ham’s pre-season campaign so we certainly don’t want to encourage interest in Antonio based off one outing.

But is worth making ourselves aware that Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández (£6.0m) may have to hold off competition from him to claim the centre-forward role from him this summer.

Manuel Pellegrini largely went for the approach of two teams per half, making eight changes at half-time.

Just three players were treated to more than an hour of football in Austria.

One of those was new goalkeeper Roberto (£4.5m) who played 76 minutes before being replaced by fellow new recruit David Martin.

Lukasz Fabianski (£5.0m) was one of six players priced up by FPL to have no involvement in the game.

New signing Pablo Fornals (£6.5m) was one of them, while Fabian Balbuena‘s (£4.5m) involvement with Paraguay at the Copa America has delayed his return to the West Ham camp and Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) is on leave following DR Congo’s elimination from the African Cup of Nations in the second round.

Aaron Cresswell (£5.0m) was left out of the matchday squad for precautionary reasons, while Xande Silva (£4.5m) also played no part.

“It was a good workout. We worked well physically but we conceded two goals, which was too much, but we won, which is the most important thing.” – Issa Diop

“I’m happy to score but obviously it was just a friendly game, so to get a goal is not very important, but we always want to win every game, so of course I am happy about this goal.” – Issa Diop

West Ham XI (4-2-3-1): Roberto (Martin 76′); Fredericks (Zabaleta 45′), Diop (Rice 68′), Ogbonna (Reid 45′), Johnson (Byram 68′); Sanchez (Obiang 45′), Noble (Cullen 45′); Snodgrass (Yarmolenko 45′), Lanzini (Wilshere 45′), Felipe Anderson (Diangana 45′); Antonio (Chicharito 46).

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1,264 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Across
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    My first draft this year for fun:
    Lloris
    VVD--Azpi--Sokratis--A.Smith
    Salah--Sterling--Townsend
    Kane--Deeney--King
    Subs: Fahrmann, Guendouzi, Dendoncker, Cathcart

    Might actually bench Azpi as Cathcart plays BHA at home. XD And Sokratis leaves my team after GW2. Then, between GW4 and GW5 I play a wildcard.
    I know it's not template but it's fun for me. (: Cheers!

    1. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      As you say, not very template but some decent picks.

      I wouldn't bench Azpi and I wouldn't pre plan a GW2 transfer. Anything can happen GW1 that will force a hit or keeping a player you don't really want

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Agree strongly with both these points.

        Overall not a horrible team, though many might criticise the lack of some template players (including me :P)

    2. Brian Boitano
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Please done bench azpi for Cathcart!!

  2. The Royal Robin
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Jorginho could genuinely be a gem this season. There's not many that stand out in that price range unless there's some unknowns that will shine from the newly promoted lot. I personally think it'll be hard to believe he's on pens when they have Willian and Pullisic kicking around but for a 5m asset I think he'll deliver beyond that price.

    1. Across
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Last year had poor stats though.

      1. Bo “At least six chil…
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Won’t be play DM though

    2. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      If he is, then a kane, sterling, Salah team is really easy to make

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        You can only captain one of them.
        In my opinion 2 out of 3 is enough and the money saved should be used to upgrade other players and provide wider steady stream of points every week.

        1. Brian Boitano
          • 9 Years
          2 years, 22 days ago

          I agree. Jorghino is an excellent first bench choice and will play every week.

    3. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Keep an eye out for Norwood too. Often guilty of assisting the assister, but nailed and is capable of providing attacking returns, if not very often

    4. Get up ya bum
      • 11 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Hard pass

  3. Ghost Ship
    • 10 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Just going to say this. Benteke. Playing for a new contract. Lost some weight.

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Would want to improve some amount based on the last 2 seasons. On his day an unstoppable powerhouse. If showing anything in pre season then 6.0 would look good and 2 nice opening fixtures.

      1. Ghost Ship
        • 10 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Bet he demands penalties back too. Tekkers!!!

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 years, 22 days ago

          He needs to look like a regular starter first and go from there.
          Kinda sad to see players with so much potential not keep doing it. Lots of reasons I suppose who knows.

          1. Ghost Ship
            • 10 Years
            2 years, 22 days ago

            Nothing like being a free agent at the end of the season and a signing on fee for the last decent contract of your career to focus the mind and spend the summer in a gym.

            1. Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 years, 22 days ago

              🙂

  4. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Villa seem to be spending a lot of money on not a lot?

    1. The Royal Robin
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Preparing for the Championship.

      1. No Professionals
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        So far they have Matt targett (can't get in soton team), wesley (average record in Belgium) and potentially a man city reserve. Sure some villa fans are creaming over that, not sure why though.

    2. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Mings was a joke amount of cash even in the current environment.

    3. Bo “At least six chil…
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      One word: Fulham

      1. No Professionals
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        This

      2. Hint
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 21 days ago

        Big difference being they are buying early not panicking late.

    4. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Sounds like my missus

    5. Hint
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 years, 21 days ago

      Had about 10 players left from last year - had to be done. I think they've bought OK - everyone is getting stung by prices but better to do it early.

  5. Wild Guus Chase
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Hey guys, what are the prospects for Ross Barkley this season - game time and positionally - do you think?

    1. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      It's a wait and see, won't be gambling on him

      1. Wild Guus Chase
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Cheers

    2. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Not sure but interesting question I would like to know the answer to to. 6.0 looks good.
      Had him in some drafts but with Azpi too might wait til after GW1 at least.

  6. NUFCAndrew
    • 5 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    If you could only have 2 premium assets, who would you go for and why?

    1. Moxon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Salah and Sterling

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Define premium?

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        In that TAA and robbo are premium defenders

    3. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Sterling, Salah. Anyone who says anything else is wrong. 😉

    4. Loftus cheeky nandos
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Salah and sterling- look the best atm

    5. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Depends if you count KDB as premium, I have him and Salah.

      Salah because his points per million was amazing for a premium player last year and I think he slightly underperformed.

      KDB because he's a 200point a season consistent type of player (when fit), so at the price he's a no-brainer for me

    6. Brian Boitano
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Kane and Sterling. Triple Liverpool defence for me at the moment #prayforcleansheets

      1. Man Getting Hit By Football
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        I've done this as well so far. Easier to have a stronger team imo. Kane & Sterling are captain options & triple Liverpool defence could bag close to 60 clean sheets over the season.
        The downside is no Salah which is an issue, but I'm comfortable with the team I've currently made without him. Whether I have the bottle to keep it come gw1 is another question.

    7. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Sterling and Kane. In that order. 🙂

  7. Witty Pun: Not good at this…
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    From a biased fan, here's why Vardy will be in this season's FPL TOTS:

    He's way more intelligent than most of you give him credit for
    He has excellent service from 2 extremely creative and talented CMs, as well as great support from Barnes and Perez
    Rodgers' system is completely built around him
    He still has his pace
    He is the best finisher outside the Top 6

    The stage is set for a comfortably 20+ goal season.

    If you assume 20 goals, 5 assists, and 35 bonus. That's 206 points. For 9 million, there would be no better forwards.

    (Also I think he could do a fair bit better than that too, but reeled it in so you guys think it's plausible).

    1. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      You're a biased fan though

      1. Witty Pun: Not good at this…
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        That is true. But normally I try to refrain from buying Leicester players because I rate then personally, if that helps at all.

    2. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I'm sure I'll own him at some point, just not at the start.

    3. FPL Kaka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I agree with you, he’s already in my draft.

    4. Ghost Ship
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      He will start every game when fit too.

    5. Ole's at the wheel
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Witty and biased but spot on

    6. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      You might have convinced me. I'm all in on KDB because he's a potential 200 pointer for 9.5, so why wouldn't I be on Vardy for 9 and also a possible (probable?) 200+ points

      1. SoccerBoi69
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Vardy, KDB, Salah, and VVD. The only god damn picks I'm certain of (I think). Who would you be replacing with Vardy? Just out of interest...

        1. Hedge
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 years, 22 days ago

          I was previously on Jota with:

          Siggy over Maddison
          Robo over VVD
          Laporte over Zinchenko

          1. SoccerBoi69
            • 4 Years
            2 years, 22 days ago

            Agree with those... other than Robo. They're well priced so it's a tough call. I'm on:

            Gunn* (4.0)
            TAA VVD Laporte Coleman* Azpi*
            Salah KDB Siggy Fraser* (Dendonck)
            Vardy (4.5, 4.5)

            *UNCERTAINTY

    7. Get up ya bum
      • 11 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Yeah was saying similar earlier. The system at Leicester has never complimented his game better than right now.

    8. fantasyfog
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I hope youre right, I have him.and maddy, no love for maddy?

  8. The Legend Squad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    This is where I have ended up, any comments?

    Ryan
    TAA VVD Bednerak Kelly Simpson
    Salah KDB B.Silva Maddison Milivojevic
    Vardy Wilson Wickham

    Tx!

    1. Ghost Ship
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      It’s all guess work at this stage but you need one more decent defender.

    2. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Looks like you should have money ITB? That defense...

  9. bhh
    • 2 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Pulisic? Anything worth going for there

  10. I Member
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    With Mendy not in City's tour squad I'm eyeing up the Laporte -> Zinchenko downgrade.

    Ryan (Button)
    Alexander-Arnold, van Dijk, Digne, XXX (Kelly)
    Salah, Sterling, Sigurdsson, XXX (Dendoncker)
    King, Deulofeu (Greenwood)

    A) Laporte + Brooks + 0.5m
    B) Zinchenko + Fraser + 0.5m
    C) Zinchenko + Bernardo Silva

    1. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      B

  11. Dybala10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Evening all.

    Quick A or B indication please.

    A) Ederson, Ake, Perez
    B) Pope/Heaton, Azpi, Maddison

    1. cuppatea78
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      B for me

  12. The Royal Robin
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Anyone 100% on a formation, despite the personnel? I'm almost definitely going 451 or 442 and I'm normally a definitive 343 man.

    1. Get up ya bum
      • 11 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Not fussed about formation. Changes throughout the season depending on form and value. Starting with 433 this year

    2. chilli con kone
      • 8 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I find it difficult to start with a 3-4-3 with the value in premium defenders

    3. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      442 seems like the best balance imo

    4. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      442, switching to 352 most likely when a good 5-6 midfielder appears

    5. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      90% sure I'm going 4-4-2 with a 10% chance of 4-3-3. Completely settled on starting with a back 4.

    6. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Nobody is 100% on anything, season is still 4 weeks away ffs

    7. 1569Tippins
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 years, 21 days ago

      I’m settled on a formation of 2-5-5-3 for GW1... GW2 onwards is unclear right now!

  13. Steevo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Basically template except Yarmo?

    Ryan
    TAA | VVD | Digne | Aké
    Salah | Sterling | Siggy | Yarmolenko
    Vardy | King

    Button | Dendocker | Wickham | Kelly

    1. PascalCygan
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Like it, probably because most of my drafts have looked very similar!

  14. chilli con kone
    • 8 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Anybody else clinging to a back 5 comfort blanket?

    I’m tempted with an early wildcard in mind once things settle down

    Pope

    TAA / Robbo / Laporte / Digne / AWB
    Salah / Siggy / B.Silva
    Kane / King

    4.0 / 4.0 / 4.5 / 4.5 - fodder motel

    1. Get up ya bum
      • 11 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I hate it. So inflexible which is the most important thing gw1. Choosing players blind with no form to assess is a lottery even though none of us want to admit it.

    2. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      B Silva is not a good 'cover' for Man City attack, flexibility limited as mentioned above

      How have you got two 4.0 on your bench? There are no 4.0 mid or fed

      1. Hedge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        *fwd

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 years, 22 days ago

          One is a keeper?

      2. chilli con kone
        • 8 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        I think he is decent enough at his price but not ideal. Poor returns last season but good stats. That’s the price for having Kane.

        One of the 4.0 guys is a keeper

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I do like it, I'd be tempted to make a couple of moves to perhaps enable KdB over Bilva, like downgrading AWB but certainly a strong XI, even if inflexible, but that's what the WC is for.
      Nobody knows the bargains etc now.

    4. Witty Pun: Not good at this…
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I have a 5-4-1 with Vardy. I'm taking a little gamble that Kane doesn't fly off the handle, because I'm comfortable that no other premium striker would punish me at least to begin with. I also like having 4 mids.

  15. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    A or B please boys? (Assuming Mane starts the season)

    A) Digne | VVD | Sterling | Tielemans
    B) Coleman | 4.5 def | KdB | Mane

    Both have Kane & Salah

    Thanks

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      A

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Thanks!

    2. PascalCygan
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      A for me. Strength across the board and I’d expect Salah to outshine Mane, certainly first half of the season. How’s the rest of your team looking?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Cheers, yes I think so too but a midfield of Salah, Mane & KdB does tempt me!

        With A it's 5-3-2:

        Ryan
        TAA | VVD | Digne | Zinchenko | A.Smith
        Salah | Sterling | Tielemans
        Kane | King

        Button | Dendoncker | Hayden | Greenwood

        If Zinchenko doesn't appear nailed then I might go Ederson & Kelly instead.

        1. PascalCygan
          • 3 Years
          2 years, 22 days ago

          Looks good! Really tempted by KdB too. If he’s fit, could be a great option.

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 years, 22 days ago

            Cheers mate, hopefully we find out more in pre season

  16. PascalCygan
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Thoughts on goalkeepers?

    Most of my drafts had Ryan in them but I’m concerned I’d have to change him if Brighton bomb, so I’m going with Ederson as a set and forget for the season.

    Got VVD, TAA and Digne so that gives me four premium defensive players. What are your thoughts on budget or premium keepers?

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      I'm on Ryan just because the only other team with a 4.5 starting keeper who has a 4.0 backup is Norwich. As cheap as possible for me.

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Fair. I do think there’s a good chance I could end up going back to Ryan.

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Yep those are the core 4 probably to start. None of the other defenders are worth going for imo

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Thanks. Had Walker in for a bit but thought Ederson a more secure option.

      2. Witty Pun: Not good at this…
        • 4 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        What separates Robertson from that group in your opinion?

        1. PascalCygan
          • 3 Years
          2 years, 22 days ago

          He’s great too. But I’ve got Salah so it can only be two Liverpool defenders for me.

    3. Nikolai Volkoff
      • 5 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Thinking either Pickford or Kepa

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Interesting - Lloris a decent option at that price too.

    4. Hedge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Ederson for me

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Cheers

    5. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Ryan, Burnley or Ederson for me.
      Though I've always preferred a cheap keeper

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Nice one, thanks. Same.

    6. The 5% Team
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Either Pope (4.5), Fabianski (5.0) or Ederson (6.0) for me

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        Thanks. Interesting to see how everyone is thinking

    7. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      There is absolutely zero value in premium keepers

  17. New Article
  18. ZeBestee
    • 7 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    Anyone looking at Azpi? If he is attacking then he has the potential to garner a good number of attacking points coupled with the good early fixtures and even better CS potential. At 6M is he worth a place for many of the Managers?

  19. The Royal Robin
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    A) Tielemans in a 541 with King up top by himself
    B) Deulofeu in a 442

    1. tbeans22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      A

  20. RCT46
    • 3 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    RMT
    Pickford
    VVD Digne Laporte
    Gross Mo Sterling Fraser Teilmans
    King Jimenez

    Bench all fodder

  21. fantasyfog
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    is the site broken ?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      New article, scroll up.

      1. fantasyfog
        • 6 Years
        2 years, 22 days ago

        not what I meant, but thanks

        my phone was having a moment

  22. Melvin Udall
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    King has gotta go.

    Had him in a draft league last year and it was 2 pointers for most of the season.

    Origi is intriguing early on. So is Giroud. Grasping at straws maybe?

    Also Perez owners should be aware that he doesn't start playing until February. For the last few seasons he looked incredibly poor at the beginning of the season, falls over, dives and slips all over the place.

    I wouldn't touch him yet. Tielemans is my choice.

    1. fantasyfog
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      at last and thank you, everyone has him, everyone will be disappointed, wilson however....

    2. tbeans22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Tielemans points stretched out to a full season would have made him the #4 mid last year right between Mane and Siggy. I'm all in for 6.5.

  23. Stooz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    RMT
    RMT RMT
    RMT RMT RMT RMT RMT
    RMT RMT RMT RMT RMT
    RMT RMT RMT

    Still unsure about RMT but let me know what you think of this team.

    1. Pigeon
      • 4 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      Too many players mate

    2. fantasyfog
      • 6 Years
      2 years, 22 days ago

      what else should we be doing? you comment I explain choices, you disagree??

      whats not to like?

  24. fantasyfog
    • 6 Years
    2 years, 22 days ago

    any love for this lot

    Heaton

    Shaw Vvd Taa (kelly) (fodder

    Mili Maddy Mo (c) Sterling Hayden

    Vardy Wilson (fodder)

  25. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    2 years, 21 days ago

    Ederson
    Vvd taa digne dunk
    Siggy salah pulisic perez
    Aguero king

    Subs: button wickham kelly dendoncker

    How is this team?

  26. joydeep10
    • 5 Years
    2 years, 21 days ago

    RMT plzzz

    Ederson
    Robertson Digne Van Dijk Walker
    Salah Sigurddson Fraser Dondecker
    Aguero King

    Button El mohamady Hayden Gallahger