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Why Fantasy managers should wait and see on West Ham this season

Fantasy Premier League managers might want to exercise caution over West Ham assets at the start of 2019/20.

The Hammer start with a tough opening weekend fixture against Manchester City, but it is hard to guarantee Fantasy potential even in the more appealing matches that follow.

Looking at last season’s data, there is a possibility that their new-look attack could take some time to gel.

Meanwhile, the Hammers defence was questionable in 2018/19.

We’ve taken a look at all areas of Manuel Pellegrini’s team last season to see where Fantasy manager can find value in 2019/20.

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  1. elmoakajeremy
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Guys help me RTM please

    De Gea (Button)
    Maguire, Walker, Ritchie (Lundstram, Rico)
    Sterling, Salah, KDB, Grealish, Robinson
    Wilson, Jimenez (Greenwood)

  2. Evil Genius
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Take a look at this!

    Pickford
    VvD, Digne, Taylor
    Salah, Sterling, Martial, Perez, Trossard
    Vardy, Wilson

    Button, Diop, Mings, Greenwood

    See how it burns your eyes....

  3. gospodinedin
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Allison (Button)
    VVD, Walker-Peters,Zinchenko,Ake (Kelly)
    Salah,March,Fraser,Sterling (Jorginho)
    Kane,King (Greenwood)
    What do you think about this?

  4. Kung Fu Football
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Do we think Zouma now a better pick than KWP to start the season with David Luiz gone? Thoughts? Thanks.

    1. donkey73
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      who's KWP ?

      1. Kung Fu Football
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Kyle Walker-Peters.

      2. Bob Vrabkab
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Kevin Wright Phillips

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

    Man City fans - how long do you think Zinchenko has before he becomes a rotation mess? Is Laporte the only sure starter? How about Stones? Or Walker

    1. Kung Fu Football
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Let's face it nobody knows?!! Stones i just don't really want full stop, Zinc...anything could happen? Could get a 2/3 weeks or even or could only get 1 if doesn't impress if Mendy back fit and also Cancelo able to play anywhere?!! Walker also at risk from Cancelo, Laporte only sure starter (if fit?). Think i'm staying away from City defence until more becomes clear tbh.

    2. Devo-McDuff
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 10 days ago

      I've had him in for ages but now looking at ways to get him out, the Cancelo signing is one worry too many. Angelino is probably not a threat but Mendy is in in the medium term and if Walker plays well, Cancelo wasn't signed for the bench so could well nick Zinc place in the short term.

      I still reckon he'll start on Sat but impossible to say for how long, seems more likely to be a transfer waiting to happen than not really.

      Stones could prove to be more reliable in the long term but too risky for GW1 team.

    3. jr3jonny
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      West Ham (A)
      Spurs (H)
      Bournemouth (A)

      These are not 'easy' clean sheets on paper too, which draws me further away from City def to start with.

  6. HappyMonday
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Who will start at the back for City? Chelsea?

  7. Riggs
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 10 days ago

    1. Pope + TAA + Laporte vs. Ederson + VVD + Wan-Bissaka
    *(Already have Robbo)
    2. Siggy vs Richarlison as Everton cover?

  8. Vamos Los Celeste
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Tierneeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey

  9. Fantasydreamer
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Is it madness to play 5 at the back for the below? Should I go one Liverpool and strengthen mid?

    Pope
    VVD, TAA (or Robertson?), digne, ake, KWP (or Zouma?)

    Salah, sterling, Jorginho

    Kane, Wilson

  10. wedgec
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Probably won't get a response in the mayhem but how's my big at the back team looking:

    Pope
    VVD Robertson Laporte Zinchenko
    Salah Sterling Siggy Perez
    King Kean

    McGovern, Dunk Dendonker Greenwood

    Dunk comes in with reasonable GW1 if Laporte or Kean miss out, hopefully both don't.

    1. Totally Hammered
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      I like that a lot...…if you hold your nerve with Kean for the first few GW's could be sitting pretty!!!

    2. Devo-McDuff
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 10 days ago

      It looks very nice. Kean is appealing to me but probably gonna be a 20 minute job off the bench for first GW.

  11. Devo-McDuff
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Most ridiculous?

    A) Having 0 players in Pool vs Norwich
    B) Having 6 players in Pool vs Norwich

  12. Toon_Army666
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    A or B?

    A; 4-5-1
    Ryan
    Holebas, VVA, Zinchenko, KWP

    Moura, Sterling, Salah, Trossard, Fraser.

    Auba

    B; 3-5-2
    Ryan

    VVA, Zinchenko, KWP

    Pulisic, Salah, Sterling, Moura, Fraser

    Wilson, Kean

  13. FFBenson88
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Which premium forward?

    A Kane
    B Aubameyang

    1. KAR
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Im with auba

      1. jr3jonny
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Does your gravatar have anything to do with your choice? 😉

  14. Hakim Ziyech
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Iwobi is starting to tempt me

    • HD7
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      How was KDB in pre-season guys?
      Seeing a lot of love for him currently, so he must have played good?

      Worth the money over Martial, Fraser, Siggy etc

    • Pinky and De Bruyne
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Whos in now Sane is out for the season with ACL?

    • fylde2022
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Why has Haller become a must-have?
      Is there more to his haul, this weekend?