Scout Notes

Aguero shines in Jesus’ absence as City concede another set-piece

Bournemouth 1-3 Manchester City

Goals: Harry Wilson (£6.0m) | Sergio Aguero x2 (£12.0m), Raheem Sterling (£12.2m)

Assists: Callum Wilson (£7.9m) | Kevin de Bruyne (£9.7m), David Silva x2 (£7.4m)

Bonus Points: Aguero x3, D Silva x2, Sterling x1

Sergio Aguero (£12.0m) reminded Fantasy managers what he is capable of as he scored a brace in Manchester City’s 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday.

With three bonus points tacked on for good measure, the Argentinian finished Gameweek 3 with a score of 13, only Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) doing better of this weekend.

It is probably no surprise that Aguero’s first double-figure haul of the campaign came in his first 90-minute outing.

So far, Pep Guardiola has opted to manage his minutes with either starting Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m) or using the Brazilian as a second-half substitute.

However, Jesus is now ruled out until at least after the international break with a hamstring injury, reported by Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.

He, therefore, missed the Gameweek 3 trip to Bournemouth, leaving Guardiola with no choice but to name a substitute’s bench without a recognised centre-forward.

Jesus’ injury meant Aguero played 90 minutes for the first time this season

It had been suggested that Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m), the only man among the replacements capable of playing in the front-three, might come on for him and push Raheem Sterling (£12.2m) into the centre-forward role.

However, the Algerian came on for Bernardo Silva (£7.9m) in the 79th minute, allowing Aguero to complete the game.

With Jesus not expected to play against Brighton in Gameweek 4, Aguero’s points potential next weekend also looks good.

He was the chief goal threat at Bournemouth on Sunday, which at times detracted a little from Sterling’s.

With Manchester City often working in tight spaces behind a compact Bournemouth defence, Aguero rarely offloaded to Sterling on the left, opting to shoot where possible.

That is no surprise given the Argentinian’s goal-scoring pedigree and, in a game that Bournemouth made challenging, his ability to get shots off under pressure was vital for Manchester City.

“It was so important [Aguero’s second goal]. The game was tight, and you know everything could happen, and Sergio, you know his sense of goals in the box is unique in the world.” – Pep Guardiola

Sterling may not have been the top-scorer in this game but his Fantasy potential still looks strong

However, Sterling owners should not be too worried by Aguero’s display at Bournemouth. After all, he still found the net after getting behind Chris Mepham (£4.5m), a player he asked plenty of questions of for much of the afternoon.

That means he has scored a minimum of six points in each Gameweek so far this season.

Furthermore, given the way Bournemouth set themselves up it was always going to be hard for Manchester City to play to Sterling’s strengths.

On a small pitch at the Vitality Stadium, the Cherries limited the space behind their defence, which negated Sterling’s pace to some extent.

He was still able to get behind Mepham plenty of times, but his square passes into the six-yard box were often cleared by the mass of Bournemouth bodies.

It is also worth saying that Manchester City did not always have as much control of this match than Guardiola would have wanted.

While Bournemouth played a five-man defence and four-man midfield, Eddie Howe did a great job of encouraging his players to ask questions of the Manchester City defence while also getting back in time to defend against the counter.

It seems likely that Sterling will have more opportunities to register an explosive score at home to Brighton in Gameweek 4 as Manchester City should have greater control over that encounter than this one.

David Silva and Kevin de Bruyne both played well for Man City

Anticipating a robust Bournemouth shape, Guardiola opted for a tactical tweak to the side that drew with Spurs in Gameweek 2.

New signing Rodri (£5.5m) dropped to the bench to make way for the more creative David Silva (£7.4m), who came in to make his 400th appearance for Manchester City.

Not surprisingly, the Spaniard was comfortably the best player on the pitch. His ability to drift between the defensive lines, operate in tight areas and still find the space in which to create proved to be the key that unlocked a stubborn Bournemouth defence.

“What can I say, everybody knows him [David Silva]. He has a sense, to move between the lines like nobody else in the world – he is a fighter.” – Pep Guardiola

In the end, Silva registered two assists, while Kevin de Bruyne (£9.7m) managed one himself.

The Belgian now has four assists this season and attacking returns in every match so far. That was welcome news for those who brought de Bruyne in to sit alongside Sterling in their Fantasy squads, as he continues to show his ability for consistent returns, even if they are not necessarily as explosive as his team-mates.

That said, de Bruyne probably should have emerged from this encounter with a double-figure score. In the 52nd minute, he was teed up for a big chance inside the box which he fired just around the outside of Aaron Ramsdale‘s (£4.5m) left-hand post.

“We know Kevin. He is an amazing player. He and David, their assists are so good. We are happy because they play for us!” – Sergio Aguero

Manchester City have now conceded the joint-highest number of goals from set pieces this season

However, one frustration for Fantasy managers on Sunday afternoon was a second successive clean sheet wipeout for Manchester City’s defence.

This time it came in first-half stoppage time as Harry Wilson (6.0m) fired an exquisite direct free-kick into the top corner of Ederson‘s (£6.1m) net.

“I saw him do it so many times for Derby last year in big games for them. When we got the free-kick you hoped he might deliver something but then to see what he did – it was an incredible goal – and at a time when we needed that lift.” – Eddie Howe

That means that those in possession of the goalkeeper (22.6% ownership), as well as Kyle Walker (£6.0m), Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m) and Aymeric Laporte (£6.5m) owners (20%, 11.8% and 8.5% respectively) have just one defensive return in three matches.

While one could argue that Manchester City defenders have been unfortunate to concede the last two goals, one a neat header from Lucas Moura (£7.5m), and the other a spectacular Wilson free-kick, Bournemouth certainly deserved to score in Gameweek 3.

Having historically struggled to create much against Guardiola’s men since their arrival in the Premier League, the Cherries raced out of the traps on Sunday and asked some questions of the Manchester City defence.

Josh King’s pace was a problem for Man City both in wide areas and through the middle

In the first minute, Josh King (£6.4m) was allowed to run through the middle and unleash a fierce shot, forcing a decent save from Ederson.

Just a few moments later, Adam Smith (£4.5m) started an impressive counter-attack down the right flank which required Zinchenko to bundle over the defender unceremoniously.

Nathan Aké (£5.0m), officially playing in a back-five, was the next to surge forward in the opening exchanges, Walker flying in to stop him and arguably should have been booked.

Ederson also rode his luck with referee Andre Marriner. Callum Wilson (£7.9m) chased down a long ball out of defence in the 12th minute, reaching it by the left-hand touchline.

Ederson was fortunate not to be sent off for a foul on Callum Wilson

With most of Manchester City’s defenders up-field at this point, Ederson came charging off his line and took Wilson out illegally. The goalkeeper was incredibly fortunate to remain on the field, picking up only a yellow card.

Later in the first half, some questionable defending from Zinchenko after a ball into the box from Ryan Fraser (£7.4m) allowed Smith to have a shot from close range. Only an impressive block from Nicolas Otamendi (£5.4m) denied him from scoring.

Forward Wilson also got through the middle probably too easy in the 52nd minute and should have done better with his shot, which he aimed straight at Ederson.

Two minutes later, Fraser fired another perfect cross into the box for Wilson, forcing Ederson into a diving save to prevent the forward from making a connection.

Given the temerity with which Bournemouth attacked Manchester City, something we certainly didn’t see in this fixture last season, they can certainly feel unfortunate not to have scored more than once in Gameweek 3.

Whether that should be of concern to owners of City defenders remains to be seen though, as Brighton seem unlikely to trouble them as much at the Etihad next weekend.

“Yeah, there’s a lot [we need to change]. In our defensive box we have to be more solid. But it’s 2 o’clock, a sunny day, the rhythm is low and we knew it would be difficult, but we solved it. I said congratulations [to the players]. Sometimes it is more difficult to play today than Tottenham at home, with our fans, the rhythm, and you know Tottenham want to play, and here they set up waiting for the second balls to the long balls.” – Pep Guardiola

“We did have our chances and that’s the frustrating thing. You compare this game to our previous encounters against Manchester City, I think that’s the most we’ve created, by a long way. I thought we were a constant menace to them. Physically, we were good because it was a really tough afternoon. With the conditions without the ball for long spells in the match, we really had to dig in. I thought we were efficient in the situations we needed to be. We were a lot better on the ball. In those moments on the counter-attack, in those transitions, I thought our bravery was good. We were frustrated to lose, of course, but there were a lot of positives to take.” – Eddie Howe

It is also worth pointing out that this performance probably restores some faith in Bournemouth attacking assets after an underwhelming first few weeks of the season.

This was arguably the Cherries best offensive display of the 2019/20 campaign, perfectly timed for some appealing upcoming fixtures.

They face Leicester (away) in Gameweek 4, before Everton (home), Southampton (away) and West Ham (home) after that.

Forward Wilson now has three assists in as many matches so far this season, although whether this output is sustainable remains questionable.

Each of these have been ‘Fantasy assists’ rather than traditional ones stemming from exceptional levels of creativity.

His first came after his saved shot rebounded into the path of Mepham who scored against Sheffield United, while the second two came from being fouled for set pieces that were scored (King’s penalty against Aston Villa and Wilson’s free-kick in Gameweek 3).

Charlie Daniels seriously hurt himself in the first half

Finally, there was bad news for Bournemouth defender Charlie Daniels (£4.5m) who was stretchered off with a serious-looking knee in the 36th minute.

After only recently coming back from a long-term knee problem, he went down in agony after firing a cross into the box.

He was reportedly taken to hospital during the match and reappeared at full-time in crutches.

“I don’t know exactly what he’s done but I know it’s potentially serious. To see a player go off on a stretcher like that, in the amount of pain that he was in, you fear the worst. Until we get a proper diagnosis it’s difficult to give you definites but we are concerned for him.” – Eddie Howe

That could mean more game-time for Diego Rico (£4.0m), with Lloyd Kelly (£4.5m) still out injured too, although he did not get onto the pitch against Manchester City.

Daniels’ departure caused a reshuffle for Howe, who brought Harry Wilson on to deploy him on the right of midfield in the 5-4-1, shifting King from that position to the left and dropping Fraser in at left wing-back.

However, it is worth saying that he is unlikely to play five at the back too often this season, so Rico probably stands a chance of involvement against Leicester.

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Bournemouth XI (5-4-1): Ramsdale; Daniels (H Wilson 37′), Aké, S Cook, Mepham, A Smith (Ibe 68′); Fraser, Billing, Lerma, J King; C Wilson (Solanke 69′).

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Zinchenko, Laporte, Otamendi, Walker (Cancelo 90′); D Silva, Gündogan (Rodri 58′), De Bruyne; Sterling, Aguero, B Silva (Mahrez 79′).

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 3

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  1. I Member
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    A) Cantwell + Haller
    B) Lanzini + Barnes

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A)

    2. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      A but moving for Haller might be premature yet

      1. Trophé Mourinho
          3 months, 12 days ago

          looking at it I think Barnes is the one I will get, cheaper, great fixtures as well. He enables KDB for me so maybe im biased but Barnes looks fine to me tbh unless Haller is going mental this week

          1. Hulk Smash
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Barnes is proven at this level, albeit his current form is not sustainable. Haller will probably tick over nicely for West Ham but I don't see him massively outperforming his price bracket by the end of the season. I'd go Barnes, in fact I still might to replace Wood.

    3. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Think I might keep 0.5 itb on wildcard...could come in handy in the future!

      1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Always good to have for manoeuvrability if you can. No obligation to spend all the budget and no guarantee of points if you do

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Lundstram + Rico on my bench allows this nicely! As you say not obliged to spend it all as you say especially on the bench!

          1. Warby84
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            With Rico likely to get his place back it’s sensible

      2. Annie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Great idea

    4. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Any thoughts greatly appreciated, I've biffed it so far this season so I need it. 1 FT, 3.0 ITB:
      Pope (Stek)
      TAA VVD Digne Zinch (Rico)
      Sterling KDB Martial Perez (Donk)
      Wilson Pukki (Greenwood)

      Assuming for now that Martial recovers, and no injuries in the midweek games.
      Perez has got to go, but I don't see anything above him (up to 9.4) worth spending on.
      Mount/McNeil/Lanzini look like decent options at his range, so I'm thinking a straight swap might be safest...

      BUT if I downgrade to Cantwell that allows Martial to Mane, or I could even wait a week and do Wilson -> Haller/Barnes and get Salah.

      1. Gazza2000
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Would go with the Salah route

        1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Cheers, think I may do it. Was very impressed with Cantwell at the weekend.

      2. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Martial + Perez to Mane + Cantwell?

        1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Yep, that's option I've put forward just after the "BUT". Not sure if you're clarifying that or suggesting it haha.

          Might do the Cantwell half early in the week to avoid a Perez drop/Cantwell rise, and leave the Mane option a little later

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            good move if youre not pushed on Salah...GL!

            1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Cheers mate, you too

      3. ^Freedom Fighter^
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Like the second option to get Salah Vs Newcastle maybe

        1. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Yeah, either way (Mane or Salah) looks like scrapping Perez to Cantwell for cash would be worthwhile

      4. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        I'd keep Perez one more week. Then Perez and Wilson to auba and a cheap mid ?

      5. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 12 days ago

        9.4 is an interesting price point - there’s one player there that I want very much in the near future.

        Looking for other people’s cast offs here.

    5. merin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Salve FT?

      Pope Button
      TAA Robertson Zinch Digne Lundstram
      Salah Sterling Martial Mount Dendoncker
      Wilson Pukki Greenwood

      1 FT, 0.3 ITB

      1. Gazza2000
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Save

        1. merin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Ta

      2. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah probably, looks g. At the very least you can afford to wait on news of Martial injury and the midweek games

        1. merin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Cheers

    6. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Any suggestions ?

      Ryan button
      Laporte vvd targett lowton lundstram
      Salah kdb maddison siggy dendon
      Kane pukki jota

      1ft 0 itb

      Thanks a lot advice would be greatly appreciated !!

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Please 🙂

      2. Gregg Wallace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Probably get shot of Siggy, stats are awful, Everton are awful.
        Could go Siggy > Mount and upgrade Jota? or to Cantwell and get Sterling

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Thanks.

        2. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          This is sound advice

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Cheers.

      3. Dammed Utd
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        I have Siggy too what you doing with him

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I have no idea to be honest ...

      4. skilldave
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Need Sterling or Aguero in your team, so pick the one you fancy and take a -4 to make it happen

    7. Ginkapo FPL
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I dont want any strikers..... i dont like any options. Maybe Firmino.

      1. Gazza2000
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        No love for Pukki ?

        1. Ginkapo FPL
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Short term, yes. But I dont think it will last forever, man marking would shut Norwich's creativity down.

    8. JustPark
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Haller is a trap! Happy to see Barnes to wipe out another Pool potential cs 😉

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Why do you think he's a trap ?

        1. JustPark
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Random thought.

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            He isnt online atm

    9. Gregg Wallace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Hello, here's my team for this week

      Pope Button
      VVD Digne AWB Lundstram Rico
      Salah Sterling(C) KDB Martial Cantwell
      Pukki Jota Greenwood

      0 FT, £1.7m itb
      Already did Trossard to Cantwell
      Would you do Jota to Haller for a -4? Watched the wolves games and not confident of any Jota returns at all, Europa league clearly having an effect

      Thanks

    10. zamorac69
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Ryan

      VVD Zinchenko Mina Walker-Pieters
      Siggy Salah Sterling Martial
      Wilson Jimenez

      Button Lundstram Dendoncker Greenwood

      1 free transfer, 0.4 ITB. What to do here? Any ideas are welcome...cause i am stuck...

    11. Trophé Mourinho
        3 months, 12 days ago

        have people seen Lundstrams fixtures, god awful. If your wc involves playing him week in week out then I wouldnt recommend it. Sure rotate with a 4.5 mid may be viable but Lunds has few good fixtures and doubt he getting any cs's

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          He's good for the bench .

          1. Trophé Mourinho
              3 months, 12 days ago

              for sure that

              1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 12 days ago

                🙂

          2. Hulk Smash
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Playing a 4m defender should always be fixture-dependent anyway as they are primarily in the team to save money and chip in with 2 pointers if needed. Anything else is a huge bonus.

          3. Here Comes The Son ★
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            I understand why people wildcarded him in, but some on here wasted a transfer on him. Absolutely ridiculous.

            1. Trophé Mourinho
                3 months, 12 days ago

                for a hit or anything, total points chasing and short sighted.

          4. T.Henry14
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            1 FT - 0.4 ITB

            My team:

            Pope, Heaton
            Arnold, Digne, Montoya!, Kiko!, Lundstram
            Salah, KDB, Martial, Ayoze!, Dendoncker
            Kane, Pukki, King!

            A) Save transfer
            B) Ayoze ---> Mount/Lanzini
            C) King ---> Barnes
            D) Ayoze+Kane ---> McGinn+Aguero for -4 with 0.2ITB

            Or:

            Wildcard:

            Pope, Heaton
            Arnold, Digne, Pieters (Lundstram, Kelly)
            Salah, KDB, Martial, McGinn (Cantwell)
            Aguero, Pukki, Barnes

            1. Hot Toddy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 12 days ago

              B

            2. Hulk Smash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              B - Mount or else WC

          5. Warby84
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Still think I want Robertson over Trent! Struggling to decide..

            1. Greenbackbøøg…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              I owned Robbo whole of last season, but this year I just think Trent is simply the better option

            2. Hot Toddy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Get both

            3. Hulk Smash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Trent is superior. He has something like 10 attacking returns in his last 11 home games.

          6. Greenbackbøøg…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Do we reckon Kelly gets another start this week

            1. Do I Not Like That
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 12 days ago

              I’m starting him so hope so

          7. Dannyb
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Anyone else taking a punt on Tammy? Or am I alone.....

            1. Here Comes The Son ★
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              I really want to, but I'm probably going to wait until GW7. I'm not keen on Chelsea's fixtures in GW5 & GW6

            2. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              You're not alone but I m not sure I will

            3. Hulk Smash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              I'm too stubborn to do it because I declared at the start of the season that he wasn't good enough (albeit in a general footballing sense, not FPL). He looked decent in the last game but Norwich's defence is turd.

              1. Trophé Mourinho
                  3 months, 12 days ago

                  when he was at Swansea I tried Tammy, in his prior season he was electric in the championship what was it 21 or 25 goals, maybe highest socring player if i remember correctly. Then he was a total flop in the PL. Sure Swansea were bad but I have no faith in Tammy, he is a championship player.
                  He lloked good vs Norwich because they too are a championship team, and no doubt he will look good vs the blades. But put him vs a real PL team and he is going to be getting nothing imo, couple that with risk from Giroud and yea big no from me.
                  He has to prove himself all over again to ever be in contention for my team. Besides if I want a Chelsea I will jus go Mount right, and who wants a double up of Chelsea.

                  1. Hulk Smash
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 12 days ago

                    Agree. I never take any notice of how many goals someone scores in the Championship because it's just not comparable and many strikers can't make the step up.

                    1. Trophé Mourinho
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        yep, same with some foreign leagues also. Some players just cant cut it. Soldado prior season to joining Spurs had 25 goals..and Jansen I dont remember but probably around 20 goals.

                        1. Hulk Smash
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          3 months, 12 days ago

                          Yep. Dutch league is the worst. I remember people creaming over Afonso Alves moving to Boro after he'd scored something like 30 goals in the Eredvisie... I've been to a few Dutch league games and the standard is sheeeeet. It's no surprise the Dutch national team have been garbage for years.

                          1. Trophé Mourinho
                              3 months, 12 days ago

                              lmao, yep garbage league hoenstly. Only been a handful of good players who came from the Eredvisie, some great ones have come but far more failures then successes.

                              But well lets see in the long run, if Tammy proves me wrong I will take him back potentially (im not that stubborn to admit my mistakes) but I wait to see it.

                              1. Trophé Mourinho
                                  3 months, 12 days ago

                                  gawd dont forget about Depay either lmao

                                  1. Hulk Smash
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    3 months, 12 days ago

                                    I'm a Man U fan, been trying to forget Depay for a while now!

                    2. The_Socca_Philosopha
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Willing to wait and see

                    3. james 101
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Tempted. But not yet.

                  2. CHEWYSUAREZ123
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 12 days ago

                    2FT 0.3M ITB
                    Pickford (Button)
                    Robbo-VVD-Digne-Zinchenko (Lundstram)
                    Salah-Sigurdsson-Martial-Perez-Dendoncker
                    Kane-King (Greenwood)

                    A) Sigurdsson + Kane > Sterling + Pukki
                    B) Perez + Kane > Aguero + Cantwell
                    C) Sigurdsson + Kane + Greenwood > KDB + Pukki + Abraham (-4)
                    Have had a terrible start. Any other suggestions?

                    1. Hulk Smash
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Not being harsh but there is enough there that I would change to justify a wildcard.

                      1. Hulk Smash
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        I'd want the likes of Trent, Sterling, Pukki, Cantwell, KDB and maybe Mount and Barnes in. I'd ditch the likes of Pickford, Robertson, VVD, Sigurdsson, Perez, Kane and King.

                      2. CHEWYSUAREZ123
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        Was thinking of doing so. Just don't normally use it this earlier. Might have to though.

                  3. Here Comes The Son ★
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 12 days ago

                    Having double Liverpool defence from the beginning is super frustrating. I desperately want to downgrade one of them, but I look at their next 5 fixtures and it feels wrong.

                    1. Hulk Smash
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Ditching Robertson and keeping Trent allowed me to get KDB in. So far so good.

                      1. james 101
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        I’ll prob get Trent in once things are more settled there. For now I’m avoiding.

                    2. Gazza2000
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      They will come good, thought they were looking good against Arsenal, the points will come soon.

                  4. manu4life99
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 12 days ago

                    A) Haller + Cantwell
                    B) Barnes + Cabellos/McGinn

                    For some reason I cant bring myself to sign Barnes

                    1. Hulk Smash
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Barnes + Cantwell. Pocket the cash.

                      1. james 101
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        Yes

                  5. james 101
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 12 days ago

                    GTG? Bench right?

                    Thanks!

                    Pope
                    Mings Soyu Kelly
                    Salah Sterling KDB Martial Cantwell
                    Pukki Kun

                    (Button Greenwood Lunds Dunk)

                    (0.5m itb. No FTs!)

                    1. Hulk Smash
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Gtg

                      If Kun delivers and there are no clean sheets again then your rank is going to shoot up.

                    2. Collins
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Looks good, lack of defence could hurt

                  6. Baltic Revolution
                      3 months, 12 days ago

                      Seems most people bringing in Mount/Lanzini in that price bracket - Can't help thinking Perez to Maddison?? Think he's been excellent - any advice on my team appreciated...

                      Heaton
                      TAA/VVD/Coleman/Lundstram
                      Sterling/Salah/KDB/Martial/Perez
                      Pukki

                      Kelly, Greenwood, Nketiah

                      1. Collins
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        Perez to Maddison looks like the right call

                      2. Hulk Smash
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        Maddison is good and could pay off but I think he's a better footballer than FPL prospect

                        1. Baltic Revolution
                            3 months, 12 days ago

                            Tempted also just to keep Perez for the Bournemouth clash - would be -4 to get Maddison in...

                      3. Collins
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 12 days ago

                        Please can I have your thoughts on this team?

                        Adrian (4)
                        AWB Robertson Zinchenko (Kelly/Diop)
                        Salah Sterling KDB Martial (Cantwell)
                        Pukki Barns Ayew

                        1. Baltic Revolution
                            3 months, 12 days ago

                            Like it but as a Pool supporter Adrian makes me crazy...its like the second coming of Mignolet

                          • mookie
                            • 6 Years
                            3 months, 12 days ago

                            Ayew is not nailed and even if he were Palace are not very attacking. I'd downgrade him and upgrade a defender.

                        2. Pukki blinder
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Hey all struggling to decide on what to do this week have one transfer any suggestions

                          Pope
                          Vvd,robo,ake
                          Stirling,kdb,pogba,martial,dendonker
                          King ,Kane

                          Button,dunk,Rico,greenwood

                        3. tmduc
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Should we Triple Captain Sterling against Brighton (H) GW5 or Watford (H) in GW6?

                          In both case: City at home

                          Brighton case: Unpromising defence, Sterling in top form
                          Watford case: Watford at bottom of the table, great h2h record for ManCity. However GW6 is right after the mid-week 1st round of UCL matches and Sterling's form at that point is unknown.

                          1. Jurgen Flopp
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 10 days ago

                            Too early but I would do it this week

                        4. SirT83
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 10 days ago

                          Exclude one...
                          Barnes
                          Pukki
                          Abraham
                          Haller

                          1. Jurgen Flopp
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 10 days ago

                            Barnes
                            Abraham
                            Haller
                            Pukki