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.


You can view a video round-up or listen to the podcast summary of today’s pressers below, while the Team News tab will be updated over the coming 24 hours ahead of Friday’s deadline.

A further article will follow tomorrow afternoon rounding up the details of Friday’s press conferences.


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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. Is the Everton defence worth doubling up on?
    Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 10 days ago

    Everton have kept 10 clean sheets in their last 13 Premier League games, another against Villa and I will strongly consider the double up.

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      Yeah #metoo.
      They last conceded at home to Man City on Feb 6th.

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Silly set piece just before HT, Laporte & a very late Jesus goal when Everton were chasing, iirc.

        What a record!

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Got to have respect for that.

    2. Here Comes The Son ★
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      Same mate.

      Maybe irrelevant, but also 4 out of 5 clean sheets in pre-season too.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Robbo to Mina frees up a lot and it might be a good move regardless.
        Liverpool fan here.

        1. Here Comes The Son ★
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Just a matter of time before Mina get's an 15 pointer. Surprised he hasn't scored yet with his goal record.

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Yeah it’s coming.

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      Who do you guys have and who would you supplement them with?

      I have Digne and think I would add Mina

      1. Here Comes The Son ★
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        VVD, Digne, Robbo (4.0, 4.0)

        Would be Robbo to Mina too, but I still want to give Liverpool a couple more games. If they still look shaky against Burnley, goodbye Robbo.

      2. Jack Burton
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        I have gone with the double up on wild card

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Which two?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            3 great candidates to choose from isn’t there?

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Think Sidibe signing has firmly pushed Mina above Coleman in my estimation

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                Good info. Thanks.

    4. rjcv177
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      Statwise say they are overperforming and lucky.
      I have Digne only. If there was another option cheaper (4.5/5.0) probably double would be easier.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Oh come on.
        They have been revolutionary.

      2. Tom the Dud
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Spot on, RJCV177 ^^ Expected goals against are 2.04 according to Understat, and that is just for the two games so far this season. Overperforming and lucky, but still a good defense!

        Which is why I sum up like this for the medium to long term:

        Pickford is not a better option than Lloris and DDG
        Mina is perhaps as good as, but not better than, Maguire and AWB and Alderweireld
        Coleman is rotation risk, and hence not a better option than those mentioned above.

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Wouldn't be hugely worried about Coleman - he will remain first choice as long as he’s fit and continue captaining them, Silva loves him

          Sidibe provides much needed cover though, more than Holgate does or Jonjoe Kenny did

          Although even at that, Monaco were shocking when he played last season - they conceded 40 goals in his 23 or so league appearances

          They conceded 10 in his 4 CL appearances

          He's also very injury prone - Coleman the superior player, Sidibe on coverage duty

      3. Dr. Rog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        better lucky than good

    5. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      Is Mina a better prospect than AWB if I already have Digne?
      Not an easy choice!

      1. Tom the Dud
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Read my comment above.

        1. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Thanks, Ibe.

    6. Bird Raymond
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      I don't get the obsession with doubling up on defences. Used to be a maverick move which has gone mainstream. Spread the risk.

    7. Dr Van Nostrand
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      The cool kids already have a Digne Coleman double up 😉 Plan on keeping till the fixtures go sour and will probably WC then

    8. Lokako
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 9 days ago

      I wouldnt

  2. Tomerick
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 10 days ago

    Imagine the size of the party if Pukki gets another hat trick this weekend!

    1. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      I honestly won’t be surprised with it.

      Chelsea can’t defend, it’s a joke how much space they leave at the back. Lei was just not clinical enough score fee more

    2. FOO FIGHTER
        9 months, 10 days ago

        I am waiting to see if Kane can better Pukki's hattrick vs Newcastle...

      • Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        You'll see it up in space

      • yakirh
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        I hope Rudiger starts and shut him down.

      • rjcv177
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        just happy with ANY att return. Let the boy tick slowly and steady 😉

    3. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 10 days ago

      Bottom of previous page?

      AWB or Slobhead and why?

      Leaning towards to the letter somehow..

      1. GreenWindmill
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        I'd go for the bonus points from Wan Bissaka. Maguire has more (theoretical) goal threat but Man Utd's set piece delivery is garbage.

        1. Rust Cohle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          This is my thinking as well. Plus, AWB wasn’t bad going forward last weekend. Notwithstanding his history at Palace, I’m not writing him off for attacking returns just yet. AWB is both the safe and the upside play.

      2. MTPockets
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        awb

      3. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        AWB. People keep talking about Maguire's attacking threat, which we have seen with Leicester and England. There doesn't seem like anyone in the United starting eleven that can give the quality of set pieces that will give him the chances. Young and Mata seem the best at this but no place for them.

      4. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        AWB. Last Utd defender I remember scoring from a corner is the current Newcastle manager.

        1. La Roja
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          😀 😀

      5. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Maguire. Goal threat and most expensive def in the world

    4. FOO FIGHTER
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Cannot believe I have seen suggestions of Maguire being best defender at 5.5m. Ha ha.

        He just isn't.

        1. Klaren
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          I agree he isn’t but he is one of the best so it’s not far off, I’d just put AWB in front of him because of bonus potential. Zinchenko is unlikely to be as goo an option in the long term when Mendy comes back and CL rotation starts.

          1. Teddy Kruger
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            AWB is 5.6mil

      • Bucky Barnes
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Liv/City focus wildcard squad, most likely a permanent 4-5-1

        Pope, Button
        VVD, Walker, Soy, Lunds, Rico
        KDB, Sterling, Mane, Salah, Cantwell
        Pukki, Andone, Wickham

        Thoughts?
        At first I thought it was crazy but now thinking this doesn't look half bad

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Think you're spreading it a bit thin.

        2. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Brave is the word that comes to mind.

        3. Rust Cohle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          A bit optimistic that your defense is going to reliably provide you with good options for a 4-5-1. But to each his own.

      • Jonny HOW SON?
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Opinions on Haller? Need a Deeney replacement now...

        1. Daniel Son
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          One i'm keeping a close eye on for my WC

        2. rjcv177
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Lanzini looks awesome, let's see how he links with Haller

      • whitepool
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Who to play? Pick 2 of 3:
        A. Tielemans
        B. Lundstram
        C. Dendoncker

        King on bench with Greenwood.

        1. rjcv177
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          would play Lund...and King (never know with VAR) - sold him for Pukki 😉

        2. heptonstall
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          A and C for me.

      • Woody01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Stick or transfer? 1 Available

        Ryan
        VVD / Digne / TAA / Laporte / Lundstrom
        Salah (C) / Sterling / KDB
        Pukki / King

        Heaton / Deondoncker / Cantwell / Greenwood

      • Rik Waller
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 10 days ago

        Score prediction for NOR vs CHE?

        Bookies heavily favouring Chelsea.

        1. Daniel Son
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          2-2

        2. ritzyd
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          1-1

        3. La Roja
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          Bookies are joke

          3-1 Norwich imo

          1. Here Comes The Son ★
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            You'd be surprised how often they nail it man.

        4. FOO FIGHTER
            9 months, 10 days ago

            The Norwich attacking style will like Chelsea's defence.

            1. La Roja
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              This

          • Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            1-2 Chelsea

          • Here Comes The Son ★
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            2-3 Chelsea

          • I Member
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            1-2

          • yakirh
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            I think high scoring game, 3-2 Chelsea

            1. yakirh
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Pukki brace, Mount nothing, serves me right for ignoring Pukki once again

          • Rik Waller
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Any Pukki bias in these predictions? haha

        5. La Roja
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 10 days ago

          For this GW only, would you rather to have AWB or Jota?

          Feels like AWB cs is very likely. Jota has a game tonight and didn’t look too good so far

          1. rjcv177
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            AWB, he was fast and brave against Wolves

          2. jaywills
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Awb

          3. I Member
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            AWB

          4. FOO FIGHTER
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Jota over any defender which may not deliver attacing returns.

          5. Typo
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Leaning towards going Firmino as only lfc player on wc.
            Figure I can switch Kane to Mane/Salah with a double transf in some weeks if needed.

            Pope
            Zinc, awb, mina
            Sterling, kdb, martial, trossard
            Kane, firmino, pukki

            Button, cantwell, lundstram, kelly

            What do you reckon?

            1. slamdunk
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              I would rather Salah/mane instead of firm

            2. Fast Eddie Felson
              • 9 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              I like that forward line , thinking the same but Siggy in place of KDB

          6. heptonstall
            • 10 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Who has the best FFL season ahead?
            1)ceballos
            2)trossard
            3)Mcginn

            1. La Roja
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Trossard imo

            2. Typo
              • 6 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Trossard

            3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Ceballos

            4. 1zverGGadeM
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Trossard

          7. as33
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Is any1 getting Kane in? thinking to do Auba>Kane and captain him 🙂

            1. La Roja
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Cool kids already have him

            2. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Lots - have done that move and captained him

            3. No Professionals
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Always planned that move and have done it.

              Kane this week is one of the reasons I'm holding off on wildcarding (when wc I will take him out for son)

            4. Here Comes The Son ★
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Harry's gonna say Hold my beer to Pukki.

          8. rjcv177
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            G2G? Right bench?

            Ryan
            VVD, Digne, AWB
            Salah, Sterling (C), KDB, Trossard, McGinn
            Rashford, Pukki

            Lundstraam????, Grennwod, Rico

            1. Typo
              • 6 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Whats with the questionmark on Lundstram?

              1. rjcv177
                • 4 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                another double digit on bench while rivals on ML get him on starting XI 🙁

          9. HollywoodXI
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Which front 8 On WC?

            A) Sterling Mane KDB Mount (Ceballos) Kane Rashford Pukki

            B) Sterling Mane KDB Martial Son Rashford Pukki (Greenwood)

            1. Coldplay
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              A

            2. bitm2007
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              A, but I'd do Ceballos (or Mount) and Rashford to Martial and Greenwood and use the MITB on the D, it must be lacking with that front 8.

            3. slamdunk
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              What's the defence though?

            4. rjcv177
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              easy A.
              Son performed bad final games of last season. If i'm Poch i have to give Lamela and Moura this game and get Son on 60'

          10. Coldplay
            • 8 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            What size couch do I need if I don't have Kane this week?

            1. rjcv177
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              same as mine 😉 the bigger the better

            2. slamdunk
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Cardiff 2.0 imo.Its the same if no Salah and Sterling.cant have them all.

            3. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              DFS have run out so you’ll have to make do with a wardrobe.

            4. Hairy Potter
              • 5 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              A Sterling size one

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                What a tiny couch.

            5. badgerboy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              You've got two days until the match. Just knock up a panic room out of MDF and egg boxes.

          11. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Mina is such a good pick, no goals, no assists, not even shown any goal threat as of yet but he's the 3rd highest scoring defender in the game and the 8th highest scoring player overall

            A bonus magnet and potential for bigger scores over the next few weeks. We know from the world cup he does have some goal threat too.

            Digne is a very good pick but as an alternative you can't really look further than Mina.

            1. Rainer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Perhaps people started the season with a double up from the wrong side of Merseyside. Coleman will have his moments too!

            2. Ole Trafford
              • 7 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              I would easily consider doubling up if they continue their resilience in defence.

            3. TomSaints
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              I like but Wolves is a tough game and Bournemouth (a) as well. Bit lucky with clean sheets so far.

              Can see 1 in next 3, where as Digne can always get attacking returns.

          12. La Roja
            • 8 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Anybody else expecting TAA could be benched vs Arsenal?

            1. Differential (c)
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              LIstening to FPLFYI and they're discussing it. I can see why Klopp would do it, Gomez the more defensively disciplined then TAA. Vs Aubameyang, TAA may be a risk to play.

              1. Klaren
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                Arsenal always gets destroyed at Anfield in recent years, Aubameyang barely touched the ball last year in this fixture. I doubt Klopp will alter his preferred lineup to take specific precautions against any Arsenal players.

            2. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Seems distinctly possible.

              I had thought he’d be safe this season after CL heroics but I’m less certain now. Given likely Arsenal strength down the wings this is the sort of fixture he could miss out on.

              Fascinating to see what happens

            3. bench boost for every gamew…
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              depends who plays in midfield, Arsenal being fast in attack would suggest Gomez as centerback

          13. jaywills
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            A) Kyle Walker, Ayoze Perez and Martial?
            Or
            B) Robertson, McGinn and Martial?
            Or
            C) AWB, Ayoze Perez and Martial?

            (I have TAA and Zinchenko) so either a or B would result in a Man City/Liverpool defensive double up

          14. draftcup
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            A or C?

            A. Laporte and Ceballos
            C. Barnes and Zinchenko

            1. Coldplay
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              C

            2. rjcv177
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              lost B in the process?
              A in a few weeks (ceballos doesn't scream points in the next two)

          15. Jinswick
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Best move here lads?

            A) Robbo & Barkley -> KWP & Martial
            B) Robbo, Barkley & Wilson -> Lund, McGinn & Kane(c) (-4)

            Ryan
            TAA, Robbo, Digne, Coleman, Zinch
            Salah, Sterling(c), Perez
            Wilson, King

            Button, Barkley, Deondocker, Martinelli
            Bank 0.0m, 2FT

            1. La Roja
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              A

          16. bigdip
            • 7 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            RMT

            Do I need to do any other changes or save 1 FT (0.5 ITB)

            Ryan (Button)
            TAA Van Djik Digne Zinchenko Lundstram
            Martial (c) Sterling Salah Trossard (Dendoncker)
            Jota Deulofeu (King)

          17. fc_skrald
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Could this be the game week where Greenwood will get a surprising start for ManU? I guess it is stupid to start him for Wilson/Robinson/Lundstram - or maybe not?

            a. Stupid
            b. Stupid, but do it anyway

            Heaton
            TAA, Robertson, Digne, Lundstram
            Salah, Sterling, KDB, Robinson
            Wilson, Pukki

            4.0, Greenwood, Hayden, Rico

            1. bigdip
              • 7 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              A

          18. Ole Trafford
            • 7 Years
            9 months, 10 days ago

            Any WHM def owners? Are you playing this week considering Watford have failed to score yet?

            1. pokern1nja09
              • 6 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Yes

          19. WhoisKean
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Ederson
              Robbo AWB Coleman KWP
              Salah Sterling Martial Moura
              Wilson Jota

              Button Kelly Dendocker Greenwood

              No WC, 2 FT, 0 ITB

              - Missed Cantwell rise and Wilson drop to do Moura, Wilson > Cantwell Kane
              - Need Spurs attack cover, so may keep Moura even not sure starter
              - Not join Pukki party
              - Will happy to go with current squad, but dont wanna regret for wasting 1 FT

              What should I do with it?
              Thanks in advance..

            • sunzip14
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Out of the choices below,Which would you go with?

              A) Son+Pukki+Cantwell
              B) Rashford+Lanzini+Mount

              1. jaywills
                • 4 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                C

              2. 1zverGGadeM
                • 3 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                A

              3. bigdip
                • 7 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                b

            • Lacabacca
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 10 days ago

              So the template strikes again - everyone has the same 8-9 players on their wildcards. Surely there were way more than 15 people who impressed in the first 2 gameweeks. Why are people afraid of being creative with their teams?

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 10 days ago

                Who knows but I'm saving my WC. If I was to WC I'd defo get in Trossard or Maupay and Mane, Sterling KDB tbh. I see why tbh but some ofcourse bound to fail and move to next bandwagon

                1. Lacabacca
                  • 1 Year
                  9 months, 10 days ago

                  Yeah the problem with filling your wildcard with bandwagons is if it fails, again, you don’t have anywhere to run to.

              2. Utd and Dallas Cowboys
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 10 days ago

                What’s your team?

                1. Lacabacca
                  • 1 Year
                  9 months, 10 days ago

                  The current template, minus Pukki, was my GW1 team.

            • jaywills
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 10 days ago

              Mcginn or Perez?

              1. Rust Cohle
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                McGinn until Perez shows that he’s settled in and not getting in the way of the Foxes attack.

              2. FOO FIGHTER
                  9 months, 10 days ago

                  McGinn, good fixtures plus money in the bank.

              3. Rust Cohle
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                Reposting from prior article. Bad old article, new article timing:

                Interested in people’s thoughts on Chicharito and Welbeck?

                Chicharito:
                —Nice next 3 fixtures
                —How soon will Haller settle in and push Chicharito to the side?

                Welbeck:
                —Quality, but oft-injured.
                —Will he start with Deeney out injured?
                —Like Chicharito, next 3 fixtures aren’t bad for attacking returns.

                Too punty?

                Is there anyone else in the 6.0M or less FWD bracket that people are considering a short-term roll of the dice on?

                1. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  9 months, 10 days ago

                  Maupay would be a nice punt imo if he was to start.

                  1. Rust Cohle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    9 months, 10 days ago

                    Yep. I’m very afraid of heavy rotation in Brighton attack. Will be great if new talent that came in over the summer become nailed.

              4. james 101
                • 8 Years
                9 months, 10 days ago

                On a WC.

                Digne or Mina?

                Mina looks great and Digne is carrying that knock.

                May end up doubling up in time, but question is for now / the next few weeks.

                1. pingissimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  9 months, 10 days ago

                  Digne by a distance for me. Best 6.0 option out there. Still other good options at 5.5.

                  I’m still cautious about that defence. Palace and Watford aren’t really a barometer for this season. Waiting to see how good they are. They only escaped at Palace thanks to some uncharacteristically good work by Pickford;-)

                  1. james 101
                    • 8 Years
                    9 months, 10 days ago

                    Thanks mate