Team News

The latest FPL injury updates and team news

There is an earlier-than-usual Gameweek deadline of 19:00 BST on Friday this week, so with that in mind we are again bringing you up to speed on everything we know so far on the team news and injury front.

There were ten Premier League manager press conferences that took place on Thursday, with the remaining pressers to follow tomorrow.

The headline news from today was Marco Silva’s revelation that Lucas Digne (hamstring) is “available” for Everton’s Gameweek 3 curtain-raiser against Aston Villa.

The Everton boss said on Thursday:

He will be available to the match. Leighton (Baines) will be also. Just Fabian (Delph) out.

On when Fabian Delph (groin) might be back, Silva added:

It’s possible next week. He’s already started with the team, not full session. Will be a possibility for him to play a full match or during the two matches we have to play next week.

Asked if any of his new signings would feature on Friday,

Djibril [Sidibe] did all pre-season with his former club. Ready to play if I decide. Of course, now it’s just a matter of him understanding our ideas and philosophy.

[Alex Iwobi] started really late, just now his second week working with the team. Didn’t do the pre-season. If we need him during the game, he is able to help us. Of course, not [lasting] the 90 minutes.

[Moise Kean] is trying to settle as fast as he can. Working with him, not just on the pitch but outside the pitch, for him to understand what I want from a player in that position. If he will start or not, that’s for me to decide tomorrow.

Villa will welcome back reserve centre-half Kortney Hause (ankle) for this match, with Dean Smith saying:

Kortney Hause is back. I think there’s only James Chester that’s missing and not been on the training ground. Jonathan Kodjia is jogging now but this game will be too early for him.

Smith was also asked about his raft of new signings and replied:

Some of them have got in earlier than others, some are waiting their turn. You have to earn the right to play. You’ve got to prove that you’re better than the players who have already got the shirt.

John McGinn was namechecked by the Villa boss when asked about his side’s goal threat, with Smith saying:

I think our most likely goalscorer at the moment is John McGinn, he’s made some really deep runs into the opposition half.

Unai Emery teased the prospect of a start for Nicolas Pepe against Liverpool, saying:

The most important thing is, like a person, to help him and his family to feel comfortable here. He is now three weeks working here with us. He didn’t do with us the pre-season but he’s progressively feeling better.

Fifteen minutes in Newcastle, 45 minutes against Burnley. I think he is progressively getting better performances and feeling better. I think for Saturday, he is ready also, maybe, to have more minutes. I am going to decide tomorrow.

Mesut Ozil (illness/personal) and Granit Xhaka (leg/back) are back in full training but Emery said he would make a late call on the pair’s involvement at Anfield:

Tomorrow is the last training and we are going to decide tomorrow. Today they trained, but really, I need tomorrow to have the last training, to be really sure how we can be better there.

Ben Chilwell (hip) looks set to miss out for Leicester City this weekend, with Brendan Rodgers providing the following update:

Ben has had an injection last week. He’ll join in the training. We’ll see how he is for the weekend, but more than likely going to be ready for next week.

Rodgers was asked about Ayoze Perez‘s role on the right flank and replied:

He’s played there a lot at Newcastle. He can play from outside, he can play inside, his instinct is to be in the box. With players, whether they’re central or wide, they always end up in there.

Chris Wilder had mixed news on the injury front at Sheffield United, saying:

We’ve got a doubt about John Fleck for the weekend but Callum Robinson has trained this week so he’ll be OK. We’ll give John as much time as possible.

Luke [Freeman] plays a number of positions, Ben Osborn plays a number of positions, Basham does, Lundstram does. That gives us the ability to cover injuries, suspensions and loss of form.

Roy Hodgson confirmed that James Tomkins (groin) and Mamadou Sakho (match fitness) remain out but could hand a debut to Gary Cahill, saying:

Any place is a good place to give an experienced and good player like Gary Cahill his debut but at the moment I haven’t fully decided what our team line-up should be.

Manuel Pellegrini reported a clean bill of health other than Winston Reid (knee/match fitness), meaning that Mark Noble (dead leg), Felipe Anderson (thigh) and Sebastien Haller (knock) are all fit and available for the trip to Watford.

The Hornets have been dealt a blow with Javi Gracia revealing that captain Troy Deeney will be out for an extended period after undergoing knee surgery.

Gracia said:

We have a problem with Troy. He had surgery this morning with a problem with his knee. I think he will be about at least two months. We’ll see his evolution.

Roberto Pereyra (thigh) and Abdoulaye Doucoure (ankle) are also doubts, with the Watford head coach adding:

They are not training and we’ll see if in the next days some of them can be available or not. But in this moment they are doubtful.

Asked if Ismaila Sarr and Danny Welbeck could feature, Gracia said:

Now both are training with the team. They are not in the best condition but most important in this moment is that they can help us. I’m sure they cannot play all the minutes, but they can help us in the next performance.

I think Sarr is a player who in this moment needs more training but from the first training session, you can see his qualities. I think he’s a good winger, sharp. I’m sure he will give us a good option. It will depend on the squad, the other players, but from now I think he can help us.

[Welbeck] needs more time to train and to recover his best condition but we’ll see [if he plays]. There are many circumstances can modify my opinion if he is better to start this game or the next one.

Ralph Hasenhuttl and Graham Potter reported no new fitness concerns ahead of Southampton’s trip to Brighton.

Asked about Leandro Trossard’s debut performance in Gameweek 2, the Brighton boss said:

He was a little bit unlucky not to start against Watford, Jurgen’s a bit unlucky not to start against West Ham. Both have done really well. You can see his (Trossard’s) quality in terms of how he linked the game.


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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. Chandler Bing
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Will Lamela play this week? Asking for an FPL Draft game.

    1. El Lobito 10
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      No one knows Chandler

      1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Could you *be* any less helpful

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      *texting Poch* gimme a sec...

  2. Pukki Party
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    How do we feel about selling Perez after those two games? Two tough fixtures behind, two good ones ahead. Hasn't looked great, anyone not on wc keeping him? Have 2ft thinking i could replace him with Mount.

    Pope
    TAA Robbo Digne KWP
    Sterling KDB Salah Perez
    King Jota

    Button Dendo Rico Greenwood

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      We feel it's not worth it. Arw you playing our game thouhj!

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Excuse me?

    2. Gregor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      I’d get Mount.

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Thanks.

    3. Valar(Keith)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Keeping him for 2 more weeks and hoping he repays the faith and becomes a good Option

      1. Valar(Keith)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Though in your situation with 2 fts I'd probably swap him and King for mount and pukki

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          This is something i've considered, cheers.

    4. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      I'd get Trossard

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        The love Trossard is getting from you is making me © him atm bro:D

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Yeah i'm concerned

        2. Tsparkes10
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Lool. Idek why... I don't have him. Brighton got my love though atm. Trossard and maupay to haul

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I have him πŸ™‚
            I hope you're right

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Anyone selling now made a crap decision picking him in the first place.

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        If he would have any kind of stats to show he could get me points i'd agree. Doesn't look like he fits in that attack at all..

    6. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Tempting to keep but he is dropping in price tonight.

      Depends if you need the cash

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Not really, everything else ok with my team. Surely that cash could come to good use in the future but atm don't need it.

    7. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Going to lump the price change

    8. Trossard or not Trossard
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Same story with Vardy over here. I'd give them this weekend as a last chance. Otherwise sell and reinvest.

      • TheBrazilianRonaldo
          2 months, 21 days ago

          These threads need more football terms. I’ll weigh in with ‘form is temporary, class is permanent’ and ‘he can play with both feet’. He almost returned last game and when ppl look meh in a team playing meh and they still almost return 10+ points I’ll be keeping them

          1. Pukki Party
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Didn't look close to scoring imo. Has shown he's a good footballer playing for Newcastle bur haven't seen the same player in the Leicester shirt yet.

      • Rik Waller
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Jofra price rise tonight surely.

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Only oh he puts 1 in the hospital

        2. TheDragon
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          It’s absolutely incredible his performance level. It’s only his second test match and he already is England’s number 1 bowler who they turn to.

          He Seems to have no nerves and it’s all pure natural talent.

          Unbelievable - he is going to be a great of the game

          1. jr3jonny
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            If only finding someone to replace Roy and Denly would be as easy.

          2. diesel001
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Need to keep him fit. I hope he is rested for more minor series so that he doesn't get worn out.

            1. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Trouble is you can already tell Root is ‘obsessed’ with him.

              Root is going to over bowl him as he just won’t be able to help himself

              Managing his workload will be key.

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                He’s so young, slender and fit. Plus his technique is floorless. Not like Flintoff or Botham style. He’ll be ok. Just got to watch out for that side strain.

          3. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            He’s played loads of first class cricket just only his second on an international stage.

        3. diesel001
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Easily.

          Australia have made a mistake not picking Starc IMO. Headingley is the fastest pitch in the UK so perfect for Starc.

          Good news for England. Now need to bat for two days and get 500 on the board. The weather is meant to be sunny now too.

        4. I Member
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Proper West Indian fast bowler.

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Shhhhh

          2. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 21 days ago

            If you believe that: define nationality...

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Deadline day transfer
              πŸ˜›

          3. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            So true. He is wonderful.

        5. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          He's just amazingly fast for that lazy runup

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Althoughmuch slower today on supposedly the fastest pitch.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Yeah

        6. BigBillyBass
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          I’ll probably captain him this week

      • jr3jonny
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Barkley + Wilson --> Martial + Barnes (2FT) and call it a night?

        Pope
        VVD | Digne | KWP | Montoya
        Salah | Sterling | Pérez | Barkley
        Kane | Wilson

        Button | Greenwood | Rico | Drinkwater [0.5m ITB + 2FT]

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Yep

      • ChelseaBlues223
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        What do you say?

        A Walker, Mane, Jota

        B Montoya, Salah, Barnes

        Will rotate Montoya with Lundstram and Cantwell in mid.

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          B with Jota

        2. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 21 days ago

          A

      • milanista10
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Zinchenko (442) or Mount (352)?

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Zinch

        2. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Both

        3. I Member
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Mount

      • Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Otamendi for 5.4 anyone? Stones may be out and looked solid in community shield.

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Yes Ota is 5.4

        2. Galza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Could get a run...

        3. Hairy Potter
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          In my WC team as a short term punt.

        4. boredjames
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Rotation nightmare

        5. J βš’ Gimme your Mané…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Stones is only out for 7-10 days though I think?

        6. BigBillyBass
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          The words barge and pole spring to mind

      • Fernando Torres
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        First to 2.

        A) Son + Kelly + Mina + Walker/Digne
        B) Mane + Pieters + Soyunchu + Dunk

        Both systems play 3 defenders with AWB + Lund also there..

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Yikes

          A if that’s Lund playing every week

        2. teddy.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          B

        3. Fernando Torres
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Lund wouldn't play each week in either

      • Littlefish92
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Who to give the C to this week ?

        A. Sterling
        B. Kane

        1. Galza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Kane

        2. J βš’ Gimme your Mané…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Sterling

        3. Bird Raymond
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          One of the few perks of not having Kane this week is not having to make that decision.

        4. liner
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Have both and really consider Sterling instead. Better form and still remember Kane from last year when all take him and he got 1 point from so easy fixture...

        5. Gazza2000
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Kane

      • TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Play 2

        A) Robinson
        B) Lundstram
        C) Soyuncu
        D) King

        The rest of my team is good... honest!

        1. teddy.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          B C

          1. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 21 days ago

            That’s all in on 0-0 in that game though..

        2. Hoblito
            2 months, 21 days ago

            A, C

        3. Budweiser
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          I am now a proud owner of both Digne and Mina. My life will have peaked if I see a Mina goal assisted by Digne on the weekend

          1. diesel001
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Well you won't have long to wait at least given it is the Friday game.

          2. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I can see that actually

          3. Hog Roast Junkie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Not seen much of Mina, has he looked dangerous?

        4. Hestefan
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Salah & Firmino --> Mané & Kane?

          1. Budweiser
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            For free sure

          2. Dannyb
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Absolutely

        5. Garlana
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Make any changes to starting 11 and bench order?

          Ryan
          Digne, taa, robbo, zinch, Lund
          Sterling(c), kdb, Salah
          Pukki, Jota

          Button, ceballos, dendoncker, greenwood

          Thanks,

          1. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Looks good - I hope your patience is rewarded

            1. Garlana
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Thanks

          2. Gazza2000
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Think I would start Ceballos over Lund

            1. Budweiser
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Same Pool defence is suspect asf and he's on set pieces

              1. Garlana
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Maybe you're right πŸ™‚

            2. Garlana
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              That's my main challenge I think, I guess having two pool defender's is making me think differently about hoping ceballos scores or assists etc. I've definitely played around with it both ways.

          3. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Play Ceb over Lund

          4. Garlana
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Thanks guys, I benched Lundstram last week and it hurt alot, didn't want to make the same mistake again.

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Likewise but there’s a distance between Palace and Leicester attacks.

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 21 days ago

                I fear for Palace this season mate

                1. pingissimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Defence will be fine especially when we have at least one first choice cb

                  Attack will also be fine when Bats comes back in Jan πŸ™‚

        6. chrispaterson1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Much point getting Kane on wildcard if i plan to rotate captaincy between Sterling/Mane? Surely better to spread funds elsewhere. Thoughts guys?

          1. Andrew
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Probably not. I'm of the same thinking. Probably keeping captaincy on Sterling for the foreseeable.

          2. boredjames
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Nah. You want Kane against Newcastle.
            Spending the cash on defenders and mid range mids just isn’t as exciting is it?

            1. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              ... and I thought FPL was all about maximizing points/GBP. Crazy.

          3. diesel001
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I agree.

            BUT if you are the type of player who gets afraid when they don't own a highly owned, highly captained player then I would bring Kane in IMO. Then you can relax on the sofa rather than hiding behind it.

          4. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Mane has a couple of good ones coming up but then the attacking fixtures look very ho hum. I’d get Kane for this week and likely captain going forward - dovetails beautifully with Sterling

        7. dee_top
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Play one:
          A) Lundstram v Lei at home
          B) Perez v ShU away

          1. I Member
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            B

          2. Hoblito
              2 months, 21 days ago

              B

          3. Gazza2000
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            On WC

            Pope Button
            Digne ** AWB ** Lundstram
            Salah Sterling KDB Martial **
            Pukki Barnes Wickham

            a) Laporte, Dunk Ceballos
            or
            b) VVD, Zinchenko, Cantwell

            1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              B with TAA + KWP

              1. Gazza2000
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                KPW is a transfer waiting to happen, like TAA over VVD though

            2. boredjames
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              A

            3. Budweiser
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              A

            4. George Agdgdgwngo
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Why Wickham as your sub striker? Will greenwood not get more appearances?

              1. Gazza2000
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Want to keep that 3rd Man Utd spot open, you never know πŸ˜‰

            5. Hog Roast Junkie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              B if you think Zin is nailed

              1. Gazza2000
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                For the next couple of games he will be, easy swap to Spurs or Chelsea defender later on

          4. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Best option for 17.5m?

            A) TAA Digne Montoya (Latter rotating with Lundstram and Hanley)

            B) Digne, AWB, Zinchenko + 0.5

            C) TAA, AWB, KWP

            Leaning towards A as TAA and Digne look like they are gonna be the top notch defenders this term. But B and C also very tempting.

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              A for sure as love Digne and TAA as much as I don't like KWP and Zinch

            2. Gazza2000
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              B for me

            3. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Thanks guys. I seem to be stuck on the decision

          5. gellinmagellan
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Pope
            Digne Dunk Lundstram Zinchenko
            Salah KDB Trossard Martial
            Jota Kane

            Button Robertson King Dendoncker

            Have I got the starting 11 right? Not sure who all to bench, finally settled on this.

            1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              If that is a wildcard with no Sterling in it its a no go for me

              1. gellinmagellan
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                No, not using WC

            2. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              You can’t play Lundstram over Robertson

              You just can’t......

              You can’t....

              You really can’t.

              1. gellinmagellan
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Played Robertson last week over Lundstram :/

                1. TheDragon
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Yes agree - if you extrapolate last weeks points to the whole season Robbo gets 76 total points and Lundstram gets 532 total points.

                  You can’t be serious with that logic....

                2. Dthinger
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  play them both and bench trossard

                  1. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 21 days ago

                    Calling Tsparks !!

          6. paganwinter
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Don't think I need to WC just yet

            Current Team:
            Pope
            Digne, Robertson, VVD, Lundstram
            Sterling(C), Salah, Perez, Sigurdsson
            Jota, King

            Subs: Heaton, Barkley, Rico, Greenwood

            2 FTs and 1m in bank

            Which one would you do?

            A) Rico -->Montoya
            B) Rico, Barkley ---> Zinchenko, Cantwell
            C) Any other suggestions?

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 21 days ago

              King Perez to party boy and Trossard

              1. jr3jonny
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Who is party boy?

                1. pingissimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Pukki party

                2. Rupert The Horse
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Fart in Hungarian

              2. paganwinter
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                But then I am taking out 2 players(King, Perez) who start when I currently have 3 players who didn't play GW2(Rico, Barkley, Greenwood). Is that good to do?

            2. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Your team value is going to take a hammering

              But I agree team in terms of points potential looks solid.

              Barkley has to go

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Both good points.

            3. How About Baked Beans?
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              defence is solid i would transfer out perez and barkley for martial and ceballos maybe. i sold barkley and perez this week as lampard seems to favour mount and perez hasnt looked a threat at all and leicester are struggling in front of goal

              1. paganwinter
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Thanks. You are right. Perez is probably doing less for my team than Rico

          7. George Agdgdgwngo
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Best 4.0m sub keeper?

            1. How About Baked Beans?
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Button

              1. George Agdgdgwngo
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Why him?

            2. Garlana
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Doesn't really matter as none will play if not for an injury. I'd take button if you have Ryan in goal, otherwise doubt it matters.

          8. How About Baked Beans?
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Have a toss up between delofeu and douglas luiz to pick in my eleven. Delofeu has blanked twice and watford have looked terrible so far and have multiple injuries to boot though a favorable fixture against west ham. Luiz has the goal threat and played well the second half last week and should start again? What ya think?

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Neither. How the hell has it come down to this lol. Both awful picks

            2. Jurgen Flopp
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              I think Delu is a decent shout for the next 2. With Deeney out he will be the main man.

            3. How About Baked Beans?
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Douglas luiz was brought in so i could afford martial. Delofeu was a punt given his strong finish to last season. Hasn't worked out obviously thus far but don't see the point in taking a hit to get him out

          9. SHOWSTOPPERRR
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Guys please help
            Pope button
            Robo awb digne lund target
            Salah sterling Perez Robinson trossard
            Kane king green 0itb and 2ft

            A) Perez to lanzini
            B) perez Robinson target to martial cantwell Kelly -4
            C) target Robinson to Kelly mcgin free
            D) target Perez to Kelly and fellipe free

          10. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            On team below with no hit. Worth hit to get KDB ? Which means 3 changes- TAA to AWB, Moura to KDB and Trossard to McGinn for -12, or leave a week and reconsider for -8 and hope Moura and/orTAA not benched

            Pope
            TAA Van Dijk Digne
            Salah Sterling Martial Moura Trossard
            Pukki Jota

            McGovern Diop Greenwood Rico

          11. Jurgen Flopp
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            A) Kane Cantwell Zinchenko
            B) Barnes Son KWP

            Thinking long term and not just the next couple of fixtures. Which combination scores more??

          12. Littlefish92
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Why is there so much love for Kane as C this week from what I have seen of Tottenham they have not really been that good and I know it's only 2 games and they are playing Newcastle who of course is not a good as city but in his first game I think he was lucky to get the goals he got really and in the game v city he may as well not been on the pitch

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              What has not been good about Tottenham exactly?

              1. Littlefish92
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                They was lucky to beat villa yeah they had lots of the ball but did not really that good with it and v city they did nothing they had 2 shots on target the whole game and city had like double that

                1. Littlefish92
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Until there goals they got v villa of course

          13. MikeS
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Which wildcard?

            1.
            Pope (Button)
            Zinchenko-Digne-Wan Bissaka (lund), (Kelly)
            Sterling, De Bruyne, Martial, Mount, Son
            Kane, Pukki, (Greenwood)

            2 (and 0.7mn)
            Pope (Button)
            Zinchenko-Digne-Wan Bissaka (lund), (Kelly)
            Sterling, De Bruyne, Martial, Mount, (Cantwell)
            Kane, Pukki, Rashford

            3.
            Pope (Button)
            Peiters-Digne- Lund (4mn), (Kelly)
            Sterling, De Bruyne, Martial, Mount, Mane
            Kane, Pukki, (Greenwood)

          14. CelticBhoy1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Start Cathcart or Perez?

            1. CelticBhoy1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              My rational behind Cathcart..

              Perez might not start and also has poor stats
              SU at home & defence seem quite solid, Leicester attack so far not great
              Watford defence has conceded very few shots, WH attack poor

              1. TheDragon
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 21 days ago

                You can justify it however you want and it might pay off but in the cold light of day. Objectively you should start Perez

            2. kopite65
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              will give perez at least another week, first two fixtures were tougher than shef utd, will keep for the easier fixture imo

          15. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Best route gw4 onwards...
            A. Haller
            B. Barnes (or Wood)
            C. Jota
            D. Keep King

            The caveat is that A means a slightly weaker bench, whereas the rest leave money to upgrade say Dendoncker to McGinn/Ceballos. But if there's any sign of Bundesliga Haller on Saturday he'll be hard to ignore with the fixtures.

          16. Sgt Frank Drebin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Is there any research on how important or clean sheets for goalkeepers' scores in FPL? For example Pope in 17/18 had 152 points but only 44 of that came from CS (but I guess chances for getting bonus points are higher with a clean sheet?).

            In the 15/16 season De Gea had 15 CS and only had 142 points in total. I guess that also depends on the attacking threat of the team you are playing - when scoring a lot of goals mids and forwards will steal bonus and dominating possesion also results in fewer shots faced for GKs...

              1. Sgt Frank Drebin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Thanks - just what I was looking for!

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Think J read from Doosra - who’d know - that Fab was great because of baps as much as anything last season.

              Rather suspect it depends on goalie. Guaita was on course for 160 last season but that was nearly all cs. Pope - and Heaton previously - benefit from saves because of Burnley defence forcing long shots etc

          17. kopite65
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            thoughs appreciated
            transfers, diop and vert to lundstam & awb due to vert no show and price drop
            would you do for a hit
            A wilson to pukki
            B moura to martial
            cheers