Scout Squad

The Scout Squad picks for FPL Gameweek 3

The weekly precursor to the Scout Picks article returns ahead of Gameweek 3.

In this piece, our four regular panelists – editorial staff Paul, David, Geoff and Neale – each submit an 18-man squad of Fantasy assets (with the focus on the coming Gameweek) and elaborate on their notable inclusions/omissions.

The 72 nominations listed below will then be narrowed down to a squad of 14 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83m) ahead of the Gameweek 3 deadline at 19:00 BST on Friday night.

As we discussed last week, we are making some slight tweaks to the way we do Scout Squad and Scout Picks this season.

We have placed stricter regulations on our panelists: there are requirements for at least one £4.5m goalkeeper, at least one £4.5m or cheaper defender, at least one midfielder priced £6.0m or below and at least one forward priced at £7.0m or lower.

As was the case last year, each panelist is restricted to no more than three players from the same team.

We will also be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks this season, with details of that revealed on Friday.


 

  David Neale Paul Geoff
GK Hugo Lloris Hugo Lloris David de Gea Hugo Lloris
  David de Gea

Rui Patricio

Mathew Ryan Mathew Ryan
  Nick Pope Mathew Ryan Jordan Pickford Ederson
DF Kyle Walker-Peters Aaron Wan-Bissaka Trent Alexander-Arnold Aymeric Laporte
  Aaron Wan-Bissaka Kyle Walker-Peters Aymeric Laporte

Aaron Wan-Bissaka

  Oleksandr Zinchenko Aymeric Laporte Kyle Walker-Peters Willy Boly
  Seamus Coleman Trent Alexander-Arnold Lucas Digne Lewis Dunk
  Dan Burn Martin Montoya John Lundstram Caglar Soyuncu
MF Raheem Sterling Raheem Sterling Raheem Sterling Raheem Sterling
  Kevin De Bruyne Sadio Mane Sadio Mane Sadio Mane
  Sadio Mane Kevin De Bruyne Anthony Martial Anthony Martial
  Leandro Trossard Anthony Martial Leandro Trossard Mason Mount
  Todd Cantwell Leandro Trossard Mason Mount Leandro Trossard
FW Harry Kane Harry Kane Harry Kane Harry Kane
  Teemu Pukki Gerard Deulofeu Roberto Firmino Marcus Rashford
  Roberto Firmino Teemu Pukki Teemu Pukki Teemu Pukki
  Ashley Barnes Diogo Jota Diogo Jota Raul Jimenez
  Moise Kean Olivier Giroud Gerard Deulofeu Ashley Barnes

Most popular picks: Raheem Sterling, Sadio Mane, Leandro Trossard, Harry Kane, Teemu Pukki (four), Hugo Lloris, Mathew Ryan, Kyle Walker-Peters, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Aymeric Laporte, Anthony Martial (three)

David said…

Putting together a Scout Squad submission for Gameweek 3 was certainly harder than it was in the first two rounds of fixtures this season.

For me, Spurs’ defence is a must-have given how lacklustre Newcastle have looked in front of goal.

I’ve opted to throw in Hugo Lloris and Kyle Walker-Peters, who both have the potential for more than just clean sheets.

The goalkeeper was second-best for saves among premium options last season, while Walker-Peters offers some creativity.

I’ve included Harry Kane as the third member of my Spurs contingent after his six shots in the box at home to Aston Villa in Gameweek 1.

Manchester City is another team I want to go big on for Gameweek 3. Only West Ham have conceded more big chances than Bournemouth in the opening two matches, which only pitted them against newly-promoted sides.

As things stand, Raheem Sterling is joint-top of the league for shots in the box, while Kevin de Bruyne is streaks ahead for chances created.

Bournemouth’s attack has underwhelmed so far this season, so Oleksandr Zinchenko is included to capitalise on a potential clean sheet.

I am expecting plenty of goals when Arsenal come to Anfield on Saturday evening, which is why I have no defenders from either team.

Sadio Mané and Roberto Firmino get into my Scout Squad after some uninspiring performances from Mohamed Salah in the first two matches, both from an eye test and underlying statistics perspective.

In-form forwards Teemu Pukki and Ashley Barnes also get the nod, while Todd Cantwell and Leandro Trossard are my differentials I expect to continue their good form from Gameweek 2.

Neale said…

There’s something uninspiringly template about the midfield I’ve picked but the differentials can wait for another week, with City and Liverpool’s premium options in form and up against defences of questionable competence.

Given that we’re obliged to have one £6.0m-or-under player in that position, I struggled to look any further than Leandro Trossard for my cut-price option.

Brighton may have only drawn 1-1 with West Ham on Saturday but they carved out multiple opportunities against the Hammers and the Belgian was in the thick of the action, cutting in off the left flank and firing off more goal attempts than anyone else on show.

Southampton still have that ‘work in progress’ feel about them and, although there have a few green shoots in an attacking sense, they still look ropey at the back and haven’t kept a clean sheet in nine Premier League games.

Arsenal continue to look susceptible to headed chances and opportunities created from set plays (they have conceded the most of both this season) so I’m backing Sadio Mane, he of more headed goal attempts than any other midfielder in 2018/19, and dead-ball specialist Trent Alexander-Arnold to exploit the Gunners’ defence – as they so often do at Anfield.

Crystal Palace were abysmal at Sheffield United last weekend and offered very little going forward, with the Blades giving Wilfried Zaha some special ‘attention’ to nullify him and with it render Palace toothless.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka knows Zaha’s game intimately and if there’s one man who can stop the Ivory Coast international, it’s United’s new right-back – I’m expecting plenty of tackles on the Palace winger to go with a Red Devils’ clean sheet, potentially handing Wan-Bissaka a route into the bonus points to supplement his shut-out.

West Ham’s defensive woes continue and even though they picked up a point at the Amex, Brighton had ample opportunities to bury then.

Manuel Pellegrini’s ongoing search for solidity at the back saw Fabian Balbuena surprisingly dropped on the south coast, a decision which smacked of desperation and had little effect on the volume of chances the Hammers subsequently shipped at the Amex.

I’m backing Gerard Deulofeu to exploit the undoubted defensive weaknesses, then.

Watford haven’t got a point yet but Deulofeu looked much better for a return up front (albeit he did still drift wide) at Everton and attacking returns are there for the taking at Vicarage Road, even if West Ham could have Mark Noble back to give Declan Rice some much-needed help in front of the back four.

Paul said…

Striking a balance between defence and attack looks key this week.

Man City, Spurs and Man United all face obliging opponents that raise the appeal of investing at both ends of the pitch.

Going without Liverpool attackers could be a big risk, though – Jurgen Klopp’s men have put 12 goals past Arsenal in their last three at Anfield.

In midfield, Leandro Trossard and Mason Mount were both on the scoresheet last time around and have the statistics to strengthen their claims in the budget bracket.

No Brighton player has topped Trossard’s four shots and three efforts in the box in the opening two matches – despite him failing to feature in Gameweek 1.

Mount, meanwhile, is second only to Raheem Sterling for shots on target in midfield, by five to seven.

Up top, a home clash with West Ham hands Gerard Deulofeu the chance to open his account for the season.

The Spaniard took advantage of the Hammers’ obliging defence in both their meetings last season, scoring home and away.

Having now dropped to £6.4m, his 4.2% ownership marks him out as a strong differential for the Vicarage Road encounter.

Diogo Jota shouldn’t be overlooked either, as Wolves prepare to entertain Burnley.

At home, the Portuguese played a part in 52% of his side’s goals last term – the same as the pricier Raul Jimenez.

Yet it was Jota who found the net at a faster frequency at Molineux – he scored a home goal every 172.7 minutes compared with the 205.9 of Jimenez.

Geoff said…

I see Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris getting a first clean sheet of the season at home to Newcastle, and look to Mathew Ryan as a budget pick for Southampton’s visit.

Aymeric Laporte might be the most secure route into the City backline, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka has looked strong at right-back for the red half of Manchester. I see bonus points if United can keep a clean sheet.

Though Burnley have scored four goals so far, I think Wolves will get their first win of the season and Willy Boly is a cheaper alternative to Matt Doherty who still poses a goal threat – albeit a different sort of one.

At £4.5m, Çaglar Söyüncü is an easy, budget-friendly route into a Leicester defence that has only conceded once.

While Raheem Sterling looks like an auto-pick, I’ve opted for Sadio Mané over Mohamed Salah. Separated by only one FPL point despite Mané not starting in Gameweek 1, Mané could easily score more this week and further underscore his (relative) value for money.

Anthony Martial continues to start up front for United, who next host Crystal Palace, and he has a goal in each game this season.

Mason Mount seems to be one of Frank Lampard’s trusted lieutenants and will be looking for a third straight start after scoring Chelsea’s only goal against Leicester.

Elsewhere in the mid-price midfield bracket, Leandro Trossard made the most of his start against West Ham with a goal and looks good value against winless Southampton.

Up top, Harry Kane has a very strong home fixture against Newcastle, making him an easy first choice among the forwards.

Marcus Rashford is another route into the United team against Crystal Palace and may well be taking the Red Devils’ next penalty after Paul Pogba’s miss against Wolves.

Raul Jiménez has yet to score or assist but I fancy his chances at home to Burnley, while on the other side, Ashley Barnes has three goals in two games. He can continue that against a Wolves team who will have some possession but won’t be able to solely rely on their counter-attack.

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The Community Champion for Gameweek 3 is FPL Mike the Knight, who has two top 5k finishes to his name in the last six seasons.


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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2



1,929 Comments Post a Comment
  1. DaveyGee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    good ebening

    1. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Morbing here... 😉

  2. MITHRRANDIRR
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Who to play this GW, Lundstram or Cantwell?

    1. jackx13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I'd go Cantwell - stats look great.

    2. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Lundstram I think

    3. Snevitz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I'd go for Lundstram, they play in a similar position but Lundstram gets cleansheet points too.

      1. Arn De Gothia
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        but he also can get negative points

        1. Snevitz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Just ran a comparison and one has almost double the xGI of the other.

      2. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Not a similar position at all. Cantwell is left of a front three. Lundstram further back on the right.

        1. Snevitz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Not much difference according to the heat maps though.

      3. Slouch87 Scott Talent
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Lundstram much deeper.

  3. the vanisher
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    best for next 3-4 gameweeks?

    A. Rash + Deu
    B. Wilson + Kean

    1. jackx13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      A for me

    2. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Surely there are better options than either?

    3. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Deu and Kean are not good picks.

    4. Joggers Nipple
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Rash and Jota?

    5. Your Mum's Athletic
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Both options not great imo

    6. Little Red Lacazette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      A

  4. jackx13
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    2FT and 0.5 itb - any obvious moves except getting rid of Iwobi?

    Pope - Heaton

    Zouma - TAA - Digne - Montoya - Cathcart

    Salah - KDB - Martial - Iwobi - Dendo

    Kane - Ings - King

    Thanks!

    1. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Sterling?

    2. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I'd be looking at moving out Heaton, Zouma, Cathcart, Iwobi and Ings asap. Sterling the glaring omission.

    3. Your Mum's Athletic
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cathcart out would be my priority

    4. jackx13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Sterling will require a couple of moves and getting rid of Kane which I don't really fancy. Ofc might reconsider after this round but playing the waiting game atm. Cathcart out it is then. 🙂 Thanks folks.

    5. Karhumies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      5.0-5.5 defenders have pretty good fixtures compared to your 4.5-5.0 defenders (Montoya, Catchcart, Zouma), if you want to invest extra 0.5 in defense and occasionally go for 4-4-2 instead of 3-5-2:

      5.5 Maguire, Zinchenko, Rose
      5.0 KWP, Boly

  5. langello
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Hi. On a WC:

    A) Kane - Cantwell - Emerson

    B) Rashford - Ceballo - Van Dijk

    Cantwell, would not have to play.

    1. Effe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      B

  6. Typo
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    What would you go?

    A) Mane & Laport

    B) Salah & Zinc

    1. Your Mum's Athletic
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      B with other 5.5m defender 😉

    2. Absolute VARce
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      A

  7. Otto8
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Do you guys think that this GW is the time when Cancelo starts to play?

    1. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Wouldn't rule it out

    2. Gunner Boy
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Can see it happening.
      Zinchenko owner here though

  8. Arse Biscuit
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Any one tempted by Emerson? I am stuck between him and Zinchenko. Leaning towards Emerson as a differential

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      No

    2. Snevitz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Once Chelsea have a settled team he could be a great source of points. I have Zinchenko at the moment but it could be a great switch when Zinchenko starts getting rotated.

    3. U-jin King™
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Took a punt on him this GW so fingers crossed.

  9. merin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    GTG?

    Pope
    TAA Robertson Zinch Digne
    Salah(v) Sterling(c) Martial Mount
    Wilson Pukki

    (Button Lundstram Dendoncker Greenwood)

    0 FT, 0.3 ITB

    1. Your Mum's Athletic
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Is this a WC?
      Zinch gotta go if so

      1. merin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Not on WC, no.
        Why does Zinch gotta go?

        1. Your Mum's Athletic
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Because if you were on WC, Zinch is no longer a viable pick with Mendy return

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            I think City are going to be super-tight at the back after the Spuds set-back. They'll be good for 1 or even 2 defenders. That's why this is not a good week for a WC. Stones might or might not be back; Mendy might or might not be 1 or 2 weeks away. The picture should be clearer post-IB, which is why I'm glad I resisted the temptation to WC this week.

            1. Your Mum's Athletic
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Completely agree with you Andy. It does feel like it's going to be Laporte and Ederson only though for nailed ness.
              Having said that, my wildcard is active but for completely different reasons 😀

          2. Little Frank
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Mendy is at least a month away.

            1. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Yeh, I wouldn't put money on that.

          3. merin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Mendy is not back for a long time still.

    2. Absolute VARce
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Solid G2G

  10. Dare Do The Punt
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Has anyone got the following FPL IDs?

    • FPL General
    • Tom (WHo Got The Assist)
    • Nick (Who Got The Assist)
    • Lee (FPL Family)
    • Sam (FPL Family)

  11. Grumpy Camel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Jonty's (aka Joe) scoutcast "as well" count

    57

    Our favourite scoutcast host, particularly when he gets excited (such as by talking about his famous 'goals imminent' table) has my favourite of all filler words, "as well." He used this phase a whopping 57 times in the scoutcast.
    As a long time weekly listener I will keep a tally for those interested.

    1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      😆

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      You noticed as well?

    3. T-BOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Have an upvote

    4. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Scoutcast must be thrilling these days if people are resorting to doing things like this!

      1. PlumaPiedra
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Buzzkill.

    5. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      We can make this a drinking game
      Take a shot every time he says "as well"

    6. Pro Evo Steevo
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      lol 🙂 watching again now with this in mind 😎

    7. Grumpy Camel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Glad it wasn’t just me and others can enjoy. Drinking game...mmmm, now that would get messy.

  12. mynameisq
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Kane- owned him for the villa match and I know the stats said he was good but while I was watching I was thinking of how to get rid until those two pretty lucky goals at the end. I was hoping he would go back to the old Kane but I've realised something, the old Kane isn't possible with Sissoko as a starter, or with Moura, Son and Lamela playing as he drops deep to let them run in behind and they're not the best passers/assisters either usually shooting when they can square it

    No Kane on wildcard would be easier if it wasn't a god awful Newcastle though!

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I think Eriksen is key, when he plays Tottenham look a better side. Just not sure if his head has been turned...

      1. mynameisq
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yeah for sure but even the days of Davies and Trippier or Alli Dembele supporting Kane are gone as Moura Lamela Son are just different types of players, Lo Celsio and keeping Eriksen is key but I just can't see Kane matching his excellent previous outputs, not that he won't get close

  13. Wood1
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Hi guys, help with wc team options

    a) Pope / Button
    dunk / awb / soyuncu / WALKER / lundstram
    sterling / kdb / martial / mount / CANTWELL
    Kane / FIRMINO / Pukki

    Usually in a 343 rotating the 3 defenders

    or

    b)
    Pope / Button
    dunk / awb / soyuncu / lundstram / KELLY
    sterling / kdb / martial / mount / MANE
    Kane / WICKHAM / Pukki
    In a 352

    Mount may switch to Ceballos or trossard in a couple of weeks time

    Obviously big difference is firmino, walker and a playing 4.5 mid in A) vs Mane, wickham and kelly (2 subs who may not play) - in B

    Im not fussed about captaining Mane, I think kane and sterling rotate beautifully as captain, so the question really is this; Is having Mane over firmino worth losing a city defender, for a 4.0 defender giving less defensive rotating options, and a non playing sub striker? My current mindset is that without captaining, Firmino and walker probably outscore Mane and lundstram.

    Which do you prefer? Thanks alot

    1. Wood1
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      equally firmino could be rashford and to drop liverpool altogether for a couple of weeks

  14. ShaunGoater123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Thinking of a -4 to do Auba, TAA & Robinson > Kane, Laporte & up to 6.4.

    What do you think and who would you recommend for the midfielder?

    Rest of team:

    Heaton / Button
    VVD / Digne / Montoya / Rico
    Salah / sterling / Perez / Dendonker
    Kane / Pukki / Greewood

    1. Wood1
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I would probably do it and put in Mount, who can be switched for trossard or ceballos in a couple of weeks if not performing/others look good.

      Kane should outscore auba by >4 in theory this week, laporte has a much greater chance of a cleanie and mount should be better than robinson too

  15. Hryszko
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Am I G2G?

    Patricio

    VVD - TAA - Digne - Zinchenko

    Salah - KDB - Perez

    King - Kane (c) - Pukki

    Subs: Button / Dendonker / Kelly / Hayden

    0.5m ITB. 0 FT.

  16. Sarri-ball
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    from gw4

    A) kane/zaha type
    B) rashford/kdb

    own martial and sterling already

    1. Arse Biscuit
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      B). Rashford/Kdb

  17. stu92
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 25 days ago

    I have Wilson, Jiminez and Fraser, but none of them have started the season as I’d have liked them to. Should I get rid now and accept the loss (0.1m down on Fraser and Wilson) or keep the faith that they’ll come good?

    Potential replacements include Pukki/Barnes (aware that their early form is likely not sustainable), and Rashford, unsure of a midfielder id bring in on that price bracket.

    1. LangerznMash
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      keep the faith

    2. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Barnes form not sustainable? Have you seen his record compared to the big boys in the whole of 2019?

    3. Sarri-ball
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      i think id lose 1 of Fraser or wilson not fan of double Bournemouth.

      could you do
      wilson to rashford?

      1. stu92
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I could do, and use the spare change to strengthen elsewhere. Only issue is that I feel Wilson is probably closest to coming good.

        I wasn’t aware of Barnes’ form, do you think he’ll be good for the duration?

  18. LangerznMash
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    So the cheapest Scout pick squad based on most popular picks is something like...
    Ryan (4.0)
    Laporte, AWB, KWP (2 x 4.0)
    Sterling, Mane, KDB, Martial, Trossard,
    Kane, Pukki (4.5)

    Anyone got a £103.0m budget?

    1. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Hence they don't pick all the most popular ones.

      1. LangerznMash
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Hence and therefore...

        1. PlumaPiedra
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          ?

    2. Gringo Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Thah team is 1.5 million over the budget

  19. Tcheco
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Play Jota (BUR) or McGinn (EVE)?

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Prefer Jota

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Jota plays tonight, so decide later

      1. The Man Pastore
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        this

  20. Little Red Lacazette
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    How is this? Giving LIV double D one more chance. 0FT.

    Ryan
    TAA VVD Zinchenko
    Dendoncker Salah Sterling(C) Siggy Mount
    Vardy Pukki

    Button Greenwood Kelly Smith

    1. Slouch87 Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Surely Liverpool double defence should be given more than one more chance as Burnley and Newcastle follow after Arsenal.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Totally agree.

        That Starting XI looks fine for this GW.

  21. Garlicbread
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Best 4.5m defender? Was looking at Montoya. Anyone else i should consider?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Leicester's Soyboy

    2. Your Mum's Athletic
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Lord Farquuad

  22. LangerznMash
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    I'm very surprised that only one scout (Paul) has picked Pickford.

    1. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Can't be too picky with choice of GK

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Well, 'Whoever' v Lolcastle is so obvious, the 2nd-3rd choices don't warrant much thought.
      It's the low number of Everton defenders that stood out for me.

      1. LangerznMash
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yeah I agree.

  23. cescpistols111
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Which out of these is the best move?

    A. Perez -> Pulisic
    B. King -> Haller
    C. King + Trossard -> Haller + Mount

  24. checkit_j
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Rash and Lund

    Or

    Pukki and AWB

  25. Hryszko
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Bottommed!

    Am I G2G?

    Patricio

    VVD - TAA - Digne - Zinchenko

    Salah - KDB - Perez

    King - Kane (c) - Pukki

    Subs: Button / Dendonker / Kelly / Hayden

    0.5m ITB. 0 FT.

  26. Markus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Anyone else going planned wildcard tomorrow? I'd earmarked it preseason to catch maximum double risers (Friday deadline, reckon I can catch 3-4=about 6-8 points value over season), potentially downgrade Salah as sterling better captain for most of the next 8 and bring in some Chelsea.Unsure now as team's not in dire position after surgery this week, son needs to be more nailed/Kane in serious form to make Salah downgrade worthwhile, Chelsea picture still a bit unclear, but never not wildcarded early so don't really know when I'd do it if not this week...any other recommendations?

    1. Slouch87 Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Certainly not. If you want an early WC surely wait until after GW4 .

    2. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      International break between GW4-5 so maybe then

  27. Lets all klopp together
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Hi everyone, really need help here, if 1 transfer and o dont no what to do with it? Should i even use my wildcard?

    Fabianski
    Zinchenko, kwp, zouma, robertson
    Salah, sterling, Lanzini, perez
    King, Aubameyang

    Bench, button, Dendoncker, targett, greenwood

    1. onceuponatyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      You def don't need to wildcard.

      What are your weakest links? Not many there that look weak.
      Perez maybe (but perhaps deserves more time), Zouma has looked shakey AND will have competition... maybe bring in Lundstram for him? Other than that, looks good to me. Lanzini is no guarantee of points, but then he's a good differential.

  28. seewhyaxe
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    all these g2g posts led me to think that the transfer deadline is today!

  29. Bocaginge
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    What’s the thoughts on Salah + Origi out for Trossard + Kane in?

    1. stu92
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Origi out, but I’d hang on to Kane.

    2. stu92
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Sorry, I meant hang on to Salah!

  30. Snevitz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Start Lundstram or Zinchenko this week?
    A comparison in the members area was interesting but how much would you let this influence your decision?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      You simply don't drop a reigning league champion for a 4m promotees, in my book.

      1. Snevitz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        But so far he hasn't performed like a £4m defender. Look at the difference in his stats vs Zinchenko's and away at Bournemouth is a bad fixture for defenders.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Stats schmatz. For me, City will keep far more clean sheets than Blades. Lund has peaked, City defence just getting into its stride. We'll see soon enough, but I wouldn't even give it a second thought, myself.