Scout Notes

Pukki hat-trick against Newcastle triggers transfer rush

Norwich City 3 Newcastle United 1

Goals: Teemu Pukki (£6.7m) x3| Jonjo Shelvey (£5.0m)

Assists: Todd Cantwell (£4.5m) x2| Sean Longstaff (£5.0m)

Bonus Points: Pukki x3 Cantwell x2 Longstaff x1

Norwich City put a sorry Newcastle United in their place with an emphatic 3-1 win illuminated by a hat-trick from striker Teemu Pukki (£6.7m).

The in-form Finland international, who also found the net in the Canaries’ Gameweek 1 loss at Liverpool, opened the scoring with a sweetly-hit volley in the first half before adding two more goals after the break.

His strike at Anfield had already earned him a sizeable new Fantasy following, with 176,308 transfers-in, and the Pukki train is now steaming ahead on the back of Saturday’s all-action display.

Well over 400,000 new owners have moved early to make him the most popular signing of Gameweek 3, even though Chelsea and Manchester City will be visiting over the next three fixtures.

That surge in ownership has also led to a second price rise in a week, but at £6.7m he still represents great value at the low end of the mid-priced striker market if he can build on his spectacular start to life in the Premier League.

Pukki’s team-mates celebrate his spectacular opening goal

His opener was an instinctive strike after the ball fell to him from a corner, while the two second-half goals showcased his skills as a finisher.

Pukki doubled Norwich’s lead when he cut back inside and fired past the excellent Martin Dubravka (£5.0m) from the edge of the area before he secured the hat-trick with a neat left-footed finish that rounded off a fine team goal.

Both of his strikes after the interval were set up by left-winger Todd Cantwell (£4.5m), who looks set for a run in the team following an injury to Onel Hernández (£5.5m).

The midfielder impressed in the 4-1 loss at Anfield, matching team-mate Emiliano Buendia‘s (£6.0m) output with three chances created, and he topped that list at Carrow Road with five key passes.

In an attack-minded team led by such an in-form striker, Cantwell has the potential to be one of Fantasy Premier League’s major midfield bargains.

Budget midfielder Cantwell looks a great FPL prospect for the 2019/20 season

Buendia, who produced an assist against Liverpool, was also a strong creative force against the Magpies and looks to be another solid route into Norwich’s attacking midfielders for managers with more cash to splash.

There is one major caveat to address when it comes to Pukki and Cantwell, however, as Newcastle were very poor indeed.

Even then, Steve Bruce’s side spurned two great chances to take the lead on Saturday.

Debutant Emil Krafth (£4.5m) blasted over the bar from the edge of the sixyard box before Isaac Hayden (£4.5m) sent over a fine cross from the right that Joelinton (£6.0m) contrived to head wide with the goal at his mercy.

That summed up a wretched day for the 2.4%-owned forward, who was left horribly isolated as the lone frontman and ended up having fewer goal attempts (two) than wing-back Matt Ritchie (£5.5m).

Injury was then added to insult when the Brazilian had to be substituted with a hip issue following a heavy tackle from Norwich skipper Grant Hanley (£4.0m).

Joelinton had to come off with an injury against Norwich

Bruce confirmed the injury post-match.

“We don’t know (how serious it is) until he has scans or X-rays. He’s very sore in the dressing room at the moment. We’re a bit light in that department with the injuries we’ve picked up in that department. We just have to see, hopefully, it’s not too bad.” – Steve Bruce

Joelinton is now an early doubt for Gameweek 3’s trip to Tottenham, further reducing the attacking appeal of a side that has mustered just five shots on target from their first two matches of the season.

Any hopes that Miguel Almiron (£6.0m) might offer some out of position joy operating as a foil to the forward in a 3-5-2 formation were dashed by an ineffective display from the Paraguayan midfielder.

Jonjo Shelvey (£5.0m) at least managed a consolation goal for the Magpies deep into time added on at the end of the game, a strike set up by substitute Sean Longstaff (£5.0m).

But the main Fantasy impact of that was the denial of clean sheet returns for the few managers with Norwich defenders in their sides.

Bruce was understandably downbeat following his team’s capitulation.

“We didn’t do enough with it or without it (the ball). We had a couple of wonderful chances that might have given us a spark. But you have to take one of those chances. At this level, two blatant chances, one might have given us a lift. But make no mistake. It won’t mask over it. We didn’t do enough.” – Steve Bruce

He also shed light on the omission of Longstaff from the starting XI.

“I am trying to protect the lad. He has had a wonderful rise, we have to protect him as he had a serious injury.” – Steve Bruce

Bruce’s response to the defeat was to haul his players in for Sunday training, but it’s going to take a whole heap of hard work to arrest Newcastle’s slide, particularly with a fixture list that includes trips to Spurs and Liverpool over the next three Gameweeks.

As for Norwich, head coach Daniel Farke was quick to praise Pukki.

“It was a great performance from Teemu. Not only his goals but his workload and how he is able to link the play.” – Daniel Farke

He also provided an update on Jamal Lewis (£4.5m) who had to be replaced by Sam Byram (£4.5m) in stoppage time.

“(Jamal Lewis) over-stretched. Got a touch a cramp. So no risks. He is fine.” – Daniel Farke

Norwich manager Farke referenced the home support as a factor behind the big win

Farke also highlighted home advantage as a major factor in the result.

“First home game in the Premier League. First at Carrow Road after a terrific last season. To be there with such a great result, Carrow Road was rocking, buzzing. A special afternoon.” – Daniel Farke

With five goals conceded in just two matches, albeit one of those a tricky trip to Anfield, defensive returns from Norwich players are likely to remain patchy at best.

But Farke is committed to attacking football and the goal threat of Pukki is there for all to see, especially at home, where form could well trump fixtures – even with the likes of Man City to come in the near future.

Cantwell and Buendia can also flourish as his providers, making Norwich assets some of the most attractively priced in FPL right now.

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Norwich City XI (4-2-3-1): Krul; Lewis (Byram 90′), Godfrey, Hanley, Aarons; Leitner, Trybull (Tettey 87′); Cantwell, Stiepermann (Vrancic 84′), Buendía; Pukki.

Newcastle United XI (3-5-2): Dúbravka; Dummett, Lascelles, Schär; Ritchie, Ki (S Longstaff 74′), Shelvey, Hayden, Krafth; Joelinton (Muto 67′), Almirón.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. Hryszko
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Thoughts on this move?

    Perez > Mason Mount

    Saves .5m to build team in other areas.

    1. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I dont like it, Perez has two good fixtures

    2. Stoler6
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I like it. Cheaper player that has more impact on the game. {erez has proved to be stagnant under the Roy Hodgson system his last two games, playing behind alot of other players. This could change but I done see this happening

    3. Pegboy
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Nope

  2. rohan
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Need a 6.4 forward. Any thoughts?

    1. Would Ed Woodward
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Deulofeu has two really nice fixtures, he's also a flat track bully but Watford have started really badly so it's a risk.

      • FOO FIGHTER
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Bench fodder is what you going to get.

        • marco_atk85
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Ings

        • baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Forget the idea and get someone cheaper or get cash elsewhere to finance Pukki.

          1. cravencottage
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            agree with this

          2. Pegboy
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Agree. No value in that range.

      • Winter_is_coming
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Which duo would you prefer on wildcard? I can see more goals and potential in second option personally, but will tinkering all week.

        1) Kane and budget mid (like Cantwell, Ceballos, McGinn)
        2) Martial and Rashford

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Watch tonight's game and decide. For me though, Son and Pukki is the best of both worlds if you don't have either.

          1. Winter_is_coming
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Want to watch how Son will settle in new Spurs mid/attack set up, with Ndombele, returning Alli and Eriksen staying, no rush to get him straight now, even with that fixtures, imho. Pukki definetely in my team from 7 gameweek, don`t get chasing the points from Newcastle when he have City and Chelsea (I know about Chelsea defence :), as I am on wildcard i`m bring Pukki in and even hope for double rise to make money.

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              NEW first game is possibly the best fixture of the season. He's going to hit the ground running after 2 weeks out.

              1. Pegboy
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                I keep hearing how Son will definitely start against Newcastle, but not sure what the evidence is apart from he's well rested. I wouldn't put it at over 75% likely.

                Long term, I agree he's possibly better value than Kane, but I agree with the poster above that our formation and where he'll play in it is totally up in the air at the moment.

        2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Son + Martial could be the boom-boom ticket

      • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        How typical of FPL would it be for Pukki to not score again until Christmas?

        That would be a vintage merking by the FPL Gods, even by their standards

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Nah he's the real deal. I should've had him from the start. He was in one of my early drafts but tough fixtures and I thought better. Next season, I'm going to start with the top scoring promoted striker again. Seems to be a pretty consistent strategy.

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Oddly the fixtures seemed to fall quite nicely for him

            Newcastle are a bit of a rabble & Adrian is doing his best to make Liverpool look ordinary at the back

            It'll be hugely interesting to see how he does over the next 3-4 fixtures though - there was a bit of the Alan Shearers about him from the Newcastle highlights

        2. Winter_is_coming
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          I am expecting 1 goal at best in next 3 matches, but very nice run after it, so, personally would wait a little bit on him.

          1. FOO FIGHTER
              1 month, 1 day ago

              You can't go wrong at Pukki's price and looked like he can get into any Top 4 team even though it was Newcastle.

          2. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 1 day ago

            If there is any justice in the world, this will happen

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              You are to blame for bad management. He is to be praised for doing his job well 🙂

              1. baps sniffer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Our national team and my fpl-team needs him to be in form 😉

                1. TheDragon
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  Lol - I’ve missed the wagon

                  But if he is still performing and looking good I’ll be buying a ticket and getting on board from GW6

          3. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Yes, there is always injury risk, but he is not injury prone.

        3. DIMITRIS
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Sorry for repost, got stuck on last page.
          Hi guys. I need a little help with my team, I'm having doubts what to do with it. First GW was great with 93 points, but GW2 is dreadfull so far with only 38 points, albeit I still wait for Wan-Bissaka and Rashford to play.
          Team looks like this:
          Pope (Button)
          Robertson | AWB | Montoya (Lundstram - yes I benched him... , Rico)
          Fraser | Salah | Trossard | Sterling | Pulisic
          Wilson | Rashford (Greenwood)

          So, I want to transfer Fraser and Wilson OUT for -4 but I'm having second thoughts if that's the right thing to do.
          With them OUT I can afford Son and 6m striker or some combo like Lanzini-Vardy, Siggy- Pukki, Richarlison- Jota/Jimenez etc.
          Also I could get Jesus and Buendia, with Jesus who will at least play 30 minutes, and even then he's dangerous in that crazy Man City attack.

          So guys, please help. Should I even consider going -4 to get rid of Fraser and Wilson and who'd you get in your team instead of them if you were in my position ?

          1. Wolves Ay We
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            If it helps I got rid of WIlson and Fraser and got in KDB and Pukki.

            1. DIMITRIS
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Cheers. Yes it does, but I don't have cash for that, I'm 0.7 short.

              1. Wolves Ay We
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Downgrade Pulisic could be one solution.

          2. BenjoBD
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 1 day ago

            i got rid of fraser/wilson/salah
            for lanzini/sterling rashford.

            i think son would be good if you can find a cheap striker.

            how about Jota if you can afford him.

            If West Ham are going to do anything they surely got these 3 gw to do it so considering a west ham player is an option (that i've gone for.

            1. DIMITRIS
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Cheers. I don't have any cash in the bank. So Jota can be brought in with 9M mid, but ther's no body within that price bracket that I like. Only cheaper ones, like Siggy and Richarlison.
              Perhaps Fraser-Wilson OUT and Lanzini - Vardy IN could be the right move?

          3. jamie1972
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Salah /Fraser/Wilson to Pukki/Mane/KDB

            Do it over 2 GW's to save a hit

            1. DIMITRIS
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Cheers. Thats a nice move.. Will consider it. Thanks

        4. Wolves Ay We
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Anyone else downgraded Laporte to Zinchecko to enable bringing in KDB?

          1. Daniel Exeter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Any worry about Zin being injured? Went down / off for a bit?

            1. Wolves Ay We
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              News says he's fine.

              1. Daniel Exeter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                brill!

        5. simong1
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Suggested changes here, if any? 2 FT

            Pope - Button
            Robertson - VVD - Digne - Zinchenko - Lundstram
            Sterling - KDB - Salah - Perez - Dendocker
            King - Jota - Greenwood

            1. Wolves Ay We
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              King to Pukki and upgrade Greenwood.

            2. marco_atk85
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Are you sure still to go with double pool defense? Maybe it gives you enough money to upgrade perez to martial

            3. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Nice team. Watch tonight' game before moving on MUN players.

            4. Konstaapeli
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Perez & King > Ceballos & Pukki

          • KAR
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            ryan (button)
            walker, coleman, vvd (rico, lundstram)
            salah, fraser, trossard, kdb (dendoncker)
            kane, wilson, wood

            doing -4p wilson + salah + fraser to sterling + ceballos + vardy

            thoughts?

          • GreenPL
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            I got my best OR ever and don't know what to do. Is there anything you would change with this team besides Auba > Kane? I have 2 FT.

            Henderson
            Keane, Digne, TAA, Zinc(O'Connell)
            Trossard, KDB, Sterling, Martial
            Auba, Wilson

            Button, Dendoncker, Greenwood

            1. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Decent team save the ft

              1. GreenPL
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Yeah will probably do that as I can't decide. I like Montoya as Brighton look ok but reluctant to break up defence.

            2. KAR
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Auba to wilson and you are g2g. Maybe you could transfer wilson out, dont see him doing much against city.

              1. KAR
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Ment auba to kane..

                1. GreenPL
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  I don't like Kane when Eriksen isn't in form.

                  1. KAR
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    I dont think that matters when they are against very weak newcastle

                    1. GreenPL
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      There is that. Maybe it is the right thing to do.

            3. Christina.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Auba & Wilson- Kane = Pukki

              Nice OR

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                ->Kane + Pukki

              2. GreenPL
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Thanks. Wilson deserves one more game I think.

            4. Arn De Gothia
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              dendo -> norwish 4,5 dude

          • Hryszko
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Decent Week compared to opponents..

            Bottommed: Any changes you would make to this squad?

            Pope

            VVD - TAA - Digne - Zinchenko

            Salah - KDB - Perez

            Kane (c) - King - Pukki

            Subs: Button / Dendonker / Hayden / Kelly

            1m ITB & 1FT.

          • Obi-Wan Kenobi-Nil
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Any feedback on this wildcard team would be very much appreciated!

            Adrian
            Laporte Digne AWB/Maguire
            Salah Sterling KdB Martial Mount/Grealish
            Pukki Barnes
            (Button, Lundstrum, Kelly, Wickham)

            1. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Adrian to pope and Laporte to vvd

              1. Obi-Wan Kenobi-Nil
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                So basically drop City defence for Burnley defence...? Feel like this is weird advice.

                1. Peter Ouch
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  But you are getting a pool defender.
                  Now you have adrian but he won't last forever

            2. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              It would have scored a lot of points in weeks 1& 2

              It looks great but of course things can change

            3. Totti
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              where is kane mate?
              might hurt u next gameweek

            4. BenjoBD
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 1 day ago

              for me its too light up top. Do you reckon both Barnes and Pukki will end up with 15+ goals each? i don't. midfield looks bullet though.

            5. cravencottage
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              probably need Kane or Son

            6. Saint & Reevesy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              I like this.

              You could consider
              salah to Mané
              Mount to Cantwell

              and use the 2.5m to upgrade Barnes to Rashford?

              1. BenjoBD
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 1 day ago

                looks good to me.

          • Big Hands Barry
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Will Ings return to starting lineup next week do we think? Slim pickings for replacements at that price..

            1. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Better go for a 4 5 striker and upgrade elsewhere

            2. Saint & Reevesy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Ralph seems to like Che through the middle so if Ings does return the concern it will be out wide in a front 3 which isn’t ideal for ings.

            3. Big Hands Barry
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              cheers gents, not great

              1. Saint & Reevesy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                If che gets one he’ll get more....

          • Totti
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            guys already on -4
            do u think to activate wildcard or wait?

            ryan button
            VVD Digne walker-peters rico
            salah sterling moura mount dendonker
            kane jimmy greewood

            0.5 itb

            1. Totti
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              lundstram is the fifth defender

            2. Saint & Reevesy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Cantwell over Dendoncker

              1. Totti
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                i'm not on wildcard 🙂
                and on -4 already

                1. Saint & Reevesy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  Then ignore me completely

                  1. Totti
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    no no mate 🙂 it's a discussion
                    can't ignore anything
                    your reply is highly appreciated 🙂

            3. cravencottage
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              No need to WC. You will want it when injuries/ fixture congestion happens

              1. Totti
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                do u think this is a good team?

                1. Pipermaru
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  Good team, no reason to WC

                  1. Totti
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    thanks mate

          • Cantwell on these things.
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Guess my wildcard team.

            1. Christina.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Pukki
              Pukki Pukki Pukki Pukki
              Pukki Pukki Pukki Pukki Pukki
              Pukki

              1. Cantwell on these things.
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Nailed it!

              2. Cantwell on these things.
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Actually no I'm 4-4-2.

                1. Christina.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  captain?

                  1. Cantwell on these things.
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Still undecided.

          • jai1212
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Zaha/Maitland-Niles to Mount/AWB for -4?

            1. cravencottage
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              probably. Mount is a bit of a question, but has looked good so far.

          • Iggy pop
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Struggling to get KDB in less than 3 moves,
            Only option would be VVD & Richarlison for KDB & 4.5 defender probs Dunk

          • cravencottage
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            trying to decide between Barnes and Jota. Any thoughts on this?

            1. BigBillyBass
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Wait and see how Jota does tonight first

            2. FOO FIGHTER
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Jota is a menace plus also provides assists.

            3. BlzE_94
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Thoughts on this?? (Not a wc team)

              Pope
              TAA Digne AWB
              Sterling Mane Son Martial Perez
              Pukki Jota

              Bench: Button, Greenwood, Montoya, Rico

              1. BigBillyBass
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 1 day ago

                No Kane, No Deal

              2. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Any hits?

                1. BlzE_94
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  -4

            4. FOO FIGHTER
                1 month, 1 day ago

                So pros and cons of owning Pukki and Jota vs Kane and 2 bench fodder strikers?

              • BigBillyBass
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Pukki = The Emperor's New Clothes

                1. TheDragon
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  It’s a weird one isn’t it

                  He does look the real deal and therefore a ‘must have’ at 6.5. But anyone getting on board now is 0.2 down and has missed his big haul and the fixtures coming up aren’t the best (yes Chelsea is not a guarantee hattrick for him).

                  I can see a lot of people knee jerking him out if he blanks the next 3.

                  I want him but got other issues so can’t justify it now with the fixtures. I’ll assess over the next 3 and if he really is the real deal I’ll get him in week 6

                  1. BigBillyBass
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    I couldn't have said it better myself

                    1. Saint & Reevesy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Get onboard, you know you want to.

                      He scored against Liverpool and plays in an attack minded team.

                  2. TheSteel
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    He’ll be 6.9 by GW 3 and if he does anything vs Chelsea he’ll be well above 7 by the time you asses over the next 3 GW

                    1. TheDragon
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      That is correct - and....

                      1. Saint & Reevesy
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Presumably You’ll be down 0.5 and the points he’s scored?

                      2. TheSteel
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Your comment mentions being 0.2 behind. Thats better than 0.5+

                        1. TheDragon
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 1 day ago

                          Ye I get what you are saying

                          Just got so many other fires to fight I’ll have to risk going without (I’m more worried about his price than his points). But come week 6 I’ll pay whatever I have to pay

                  3. Mingo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Maybe it's a bit dullard but I'm in the, "wait and see" camp. I know he's scored at Anfield but that was a Liverpool defence that is out of sorts and had just lost their keeper. After the next 3 weeks we will see him at home against 2 top 6 sides and away at West Ham. If he comes through those 3 fixtures with 2 goals he could be the real deal. He could however be 7.0 by that point.

                2. Jarvish
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  Sub 7m and in extraordinary form. Even if he fails, it is still a minor fail at that price. Seems a pretty good value punt if you have someone logical to swap him for.

                  1. Would Ed Woodward
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      I mean, Wesley might still outscore him, almost won a pen from diving without getting booked so things are looking up.

                      1. Jarvish
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Wrong account Kiwivillan 😉

                  2. BigBillyBass
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    He's last season's Mitrovic

                3. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  Team A with 2FTs or Team B on a wildcard

                  Pope
                  TAA VVD Digne Montoya
                  Salah Sterling(c) KDB Trossard
                  Pukki Jota

                  Woodman Dendocker Rico Greenwood 1.2 ITB

                  or

                  Pope
                  VVD Digne Dunk Soyuncu
                  Sterling Mane KDB Trossard
                  Kane (c) Pukki

                  Button Lundstram Dendocker Wickham 0.2 ITB

                  1. BigBillyBass
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Like B a lot but are you brave enough to pull the trigger?

                    1. Miguel Sanchez
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Usually hit it around GW3 historically but team isn't in particularly bad shape - would be annoying to resist the wildcard and then Digne injury make things worse having missed out on more price rises.

                      1. BigBillyBass
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Digne should be fine, don't think it's too serious

                      2. BigBillyBass
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Going without Kane against Newcastle is the huge risk

                4. Catastrophe
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  How's this draft chaps? Trying to cover all areas. Can't seem to fit Martial in without losing Kane or unbalancing team

                  Ryan/Pope.
                  VVD, AWB, 4.5, 4.5
                  Mane, Sterling, KDB
                  Kane, Barnes, Pukki

                  (Button, Cantwell, Dendoncker, Lundstram).

                  Or Son, Martial, Zinchenko & Lund instead of Kane, Barnes, 2 x 4.5?

                  Cheers

                  1. liiusions
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Son Martial Zinc 100%

                5. Ciarant20
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  Hi guys abit of a different Q.

                  Someone at work has gone on my PC and changed Salah to Gudmundsson. Is there an email or number I can call to change this back?

                  1. Jarvish
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    😆

                  2. Christina.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    yeah, call 007

                  3. Prisoner B5160-8
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Well that wasn't very nice of them.

                  4. TheDragon
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    There are jokes and then there is going that...

                  5. GARY AND JAMIE
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Not sure even Ghostbusters can help on this one. Could of been worse they could of chose Perez...

                  6. Cantwell on these things.
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    999 seems apt for this.

                  7. Would Ed Woodward
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      He has good fixtures from GW5 at least.

                    • baps sniffer
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Now you have money to get Kane 😉

                    • TheDragon
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      On the plus side you’ve now got loads of cash in the bank to bring Pukki in

                    • rrcmc
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Best to start the witch-hunt. Check CCTV, lift finger prints, suspect your office mate first off...
                      Always press CTRL, ALT, DEL....

                    • Ciarant20
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Fair play lads, some banter better then others. Anyone actually know if it can be changed?

                      1. Jarvish
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Nope - you are screwed I'm afraid.

                      2. Prisoner B5160-8
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        It can't, unfortunately. If you still have a free transfer, bump one of your strikers to Kane. Might have done you a favour yet.

                    • Its a funny old game
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Nice try mate...

                    • Big Hands Barry
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Have fun with a free hit or early wildcard

                  8. Shackalackaboomboom
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    2fts
                    Perez+Montoya -->Cantwell+Digne
                    A.yep
                    B.no

                    1. Hot Toddy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      B

                  9. liiusions
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Pope
                    TAA VVD Montoya
                    Salah Sterling Martial Siggy Perez
                    King Pukki
                    (4.0, Lundy, Kelly, Wickham)
                    1FT 1.4ITB

                    Thinking of doing Siggy+Perez->KdB/Son+Lanzini for -4.

                    Any better ideas?

                  10. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Who is essential in the next 4-5 GWs:
                    a) KdB
                    b) Kane

                    Can only get one.

                    Cheers

                    1. TheDragon
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      KDB

                      1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Am very afraid of not having Kane, I cannot afford not having him if he explodes.
                        I have Sterling btw.

                        1. Cantwell on these things.
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 1 day ago

                          Seems like you've already made your mind up anyway.

                          1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 1 day ago

                            I actually haven’t, but you can guess where i am leaning by my reaction.

                    2. baps sniffer
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Kane

                    3. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Did you have kane against Cardiff last year?

                      1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        I did. Captained him.
                        Stil...

                  11. BenjoBD
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Anyone else worried about not owning Son?. i reckon jumping on him early could be a killer move. I have Kane and can't make it work unless i get rid of kdb which isn't happening.

                    1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Am worried about not having Kane personally.

                    2. Jarvish
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Not really - think he will have low ownership. Somewhat predictably, I don't even think many that set up their team as having the planned Son GW3 transfer will be transferring him in either.

                    3. SADIO SANÉ
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      not yet

                    4. Witty Pun: Not good at this…
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      I may do so. We'll see.

                    5. baps sniffer
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      I am, but unable to get him. I was considering Salah + Perez > Son + Kdb, but wasn't happy to take -8 for that. I will probably just do Auba to Kane (for free) now.

                    6. rrcmc
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Kane vs NEW and you have Sterling.
                      leave it a week; surely he isnt match fit and wont start agaisnt NEW

                      1. rrcmc
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        sorry, that second line should have been posted to a different comment doh

                  12. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Did poch talk on why lucas didn't start? Also, do you think it was because it was city and he'll be back for Newcastle? Thanks

                  13. Leeds2116
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Hey guys is there a way to find past years ranking results on rhe fantasy site?

                  14. Reckoner.
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 1 day ago

                    Decided on this weeks moves:

                    TAA, Fraser, Perez & Wilson > Wan-Bissaka, Son, Martial, Pukki (-8):

                    Heaton
                    VVD | Zinchenko | Wan-Bissaka | Coleman
                    Salah | Sterling | Son | Martial
                    Pukki | Jota

                    Woodman | Dendoncker | Lundstram | Greenwood

                    1. Cantwell on these things.
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 1 day ago

                      Ok then

                    2. FOO FIGHTER
                        1 month, 1 day ago

                        Are you on WC?

                        1. Reckoner.
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 1 day ago

                          Nope, will be a -8

                          1. FOO FIGHTER
                              1 month, 1 day ago

                              Maybe you should have waited for Wolves vs UTD before doubling up in my humble opinion.

                              1. Reckoner.
                                • 7 Years
                                1 month, 1 day ago

                                I haven't done the moves yet, I am waiting till after tonights game.

                                May even leave it till later in the week.

                                1. FOO FIGHTER
                                    1 month, 1 day ago

                                    Good decision.

                          2. Leeds2116
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 1 day ago

                            Woeful

                          3. Zilla
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 1 day ago

                            Why Son not kdb

                          4. cravencottage
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            1 month, 1 day ago

                            This looks sideways to me. I would not take -8