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Scoutcast Episode 300 – Spartans

After around a decade of shows the Scoutcast has reached the momentous 300 episode mark.

From its origins, when Mark and Granville used to find time to podcast during their lunch break at work, to the live stream video version of today, the Scoutcast has long been a staple part of Fantasy manager’s lives.

But while the cast and technology has changed the issues remain the same.

One of these recurring themes has been the arguments that greet any cast member’s decision to Wildcard. This week’s show, ahead of Gameweek 5, is no different.

Knowing full well what may happen Joe tentatively presents his team overhaul to co-hosts Az and Neale. In Scoutcast tradition he then has defend his decisions, like one of the 300 Spartans who famously took on an army more than 2,000 years ago.

Elsewhere, the crew take a look back at some of the many mistakes and small successes of Gameweek 4 and how they plan to turn their fortunes around this coming weekend.

Kevin De Bruyne’s captaincy credentials, the best clean sheet prospects and Arsenal’s fixtures are among issues on the bill.

The crew also reveal what factors they use when making decisions, which covers everything from the growth of expected stats to the eye and even ‘ear test’.

Meanwhile, Neale’s differential shout for September and October ensures the arguments continue.

This episode wraps up with a tribute to an unlikely Scoutcast star over the years and details of how to help the charity that originally looked after him.

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  1. HUATSHOOTER
    • 2 Years
    5 days, 12 hours ago

    Who will you sell awb for? And can afford someone 6.1 or lesser. And also will you sell walker for vvd then or matip?

    1. Rihanovic
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      Keep AWB, get VVD.

  2. Rihanovic
    • 2 Years
    5 days, 12 hours ago

    A) Aguero, Eriksen and Pepe.
    B) Auba, Son and KDB.
    C) Sterling, Eriksen and Laca.
    On WC.

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      D - none of the above would be my choice.

      Of those options presented I guess B

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      A is a bit maverick

    3. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      Very cool. B for me

    4. zotter
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      Interesting. What’s full front 8?

      1. Rihanovic
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 11 hours ago

        Salah, Lanzini, Cantwell, Abraham and Ayew.

  3. zhiren
    • 5 Years
    5 days, 12 hours ago

    Reposting..So...I have this WC team with 0.7 ITB. Should I go...

    A) Abraham -> Haller + 0.4 ITB
    B) Dunk -> Maitland-Niles + 0.1 ITB
    C) Keep 0.7 ITB

    Pope // Skeletenburg
    Dunk Otamendi TAA Digne // Lunds
    Sterling Salah KDB Mount // Cantwell
    Abraham Pukki // Greenwood

    1. Glokollur nr.1
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      B

    2. zotter
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      Greenwood to Ayew ? At least he starts

  4. MrCloppity
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 days, 12 hours ago

    Which team
    Pope
    TAA Digne Zinchenko
    Maddison KDB Mane Mcginn
    Haller Agüero Barnes

    Bench: Button, Cantwell, Rico, Lundstram

    Or

    Pope
    TAA, Digne, Maitland-Niles
    James, Maddison, Salah, KDB, Mount
    Barnes, Agüero

    Bench: Button, Rico, Lundstram, greenwood

    1. MrCloppity
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      Top or Bottom

    2. zhiren
      • 5 Years
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      B for me because I cant imagine not having both Salah and Sterling!

      1. mysteryDave
        • 10 Years
        5 days, 12 hours ago

        KDB + Aguero covers Sterling. I like it.
        Mane covers Salah? In home games maybe.

    3. Nice to Finally Michu
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      B for me absolutely

      1. MrCloppity
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 days, 11 hours ago

        Thanks guys

    4. zotter
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      B

  5. TuplaPukki
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 12 hours ago

    Need few opinnions??

    Pope-Button
    TAA-Lundstram-Pieters-? -?
    Salah-Sterling-KDB-Cantwell-?
    Haller-Pukki-?

    A. Digne&OtamendiJames&Greenwood
    B. Otamendi&Souncu&Maddison&Ayew

    1. zhiren
      • 5 Years
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      A for me because I have a similar team!

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      B

    3. zotter
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      A. But Soy over pieters?

  6. Wazza55
      5 days, 12 hours ago

      Help me out guys. I'm going crazy making this decision. On a WC

      A)
      Adrian
      TAA Digne Pieters (Lund Kelly)
      Salah KdB Sterling James (Guendouzi)
      Haller Pukki Barnes

      B)
      Adrian
      TAA Digne Otamendi Soyuncu (Lund)
      Salah KdB Sterling (Hayden Cantwell)
      Haller Pukki Barnes

      C)
      Adrian
      TAA Digne Pieters (Lund Kelly)
      Salah KdB Sterling James (Guendouzi)
      Haller Pukki Barnes

      D)
      Adrian
      TAA Otamendi Pieters (Lund Kelly)
      Salah KdB Sterling Martial Mount
      Pukki Barnes (4.5)

      E)
      Adrian
      Otamendi Digne Pieters (Lund Rico)
      Salah KdB Sterling Martial (Guendouzi)
      Haller Pukki Barnes

      Or some other changes you would recommend. Thanks!

      1. TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        5 days, 12 hours ago

        A and C are literally the same team

        Post them up as options but ONLY the players which are different in each team

        1. Bobby Digital
          • 2 Years
          5 days, 12 hours ago

          This

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 12 hours ago

        TMi

        Narrow it down to the differences.

      3. zhiren
        • 5 Years
        5 days, 12 hours ago

        think it is easier if u just get us to choose the players that are affected by the change..D for me..

      4. Nice to Finally Michu
        • 6 Years
        5 days, 12 hours ago

        Hulk this

        I like E if Digne is TAA and Martial is Mount

        1. TheDragon
          • 1 Year
          5 days, 12 hours ago

          So F?

          1. Nice to Finally Michu
            • 6 Years
            5 days, 12 hours ago

            Only if the entire team is posted again

      5. Wazza55
          5 days, 11 hours ago

          Sorry about that. James and TAA vs Martial and Matip?

          1. BlzE_94
            • 5 Years
            5 days, 11 hours ago

            james and taa easily

          2. Bobby Digital
            • 2 Years
            5 days, 11 hours ago

            James and Taa

        • Wazza55
            5 days, 10 hours ago

            A: Digne, James and Guendouzi or
            B: Otamendi, Mount and Cantwell

        • raoulduke71
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 days, 12 hours ago

          WC team looking ok?

          Pope
          Trent Otamendi Digne
          Salah Sterling Ceballos KDB James
          Haller Tammy

          Subs, Button, Mings, Lundstram, Wickham

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 12 hours ago

            Not much wrong with that well done. Prefer Pukki or Barnes to Tammy personally but like what you’ve done there

        • Nice to Finally Michu
          • 6 Years
          5 days, 12 hours ago

          I’ve decided that I’m my mind these two are the pick of the 5.9s and below I just can’t choose between them
          Any thoughts on Barkley > X?
          A) Iwobi
          B) Yarmolenko

          Cheers

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 12 hours ago

            A

            1. Nice to Finally Michu
              • 6 Years
              5 days, 12 hours ago

              Why Iwobi over Yarm?

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 12 hours ago

                Looked promising down the left flank in tandem with Digne. Not sure on Yarmolenko and his fitness record. Have you considered Ceballos?

          2. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            5 days, 12 hours ago

            McGinn?

            I’d punt on B of your 2 options

            1. Nice to Finally Michu
              • 6 Years
              5 days, 12 hours ago

              I don’t think Aston Villa is as attacking as Everton or Weat Ham and I personally cant see McGinn playing as advanced as the other two

          3. Bobby Digital
            • 2 Years
            5 days, 12 hours ago

            Yarmo

            1. Nice to Finally Michu
              • 6 Years
              5 days, 12 hours ago

              Why Yarm over Iwobi?

              1. Bobby Digital
                • 2 Years
                5 days, 12 hours ago

                I watched the last WHam game and he looked very lively. I also saw Everton and would go with Yarmo if I had to pick.

                1. Nice to Finally Michu
                  • 6 Years
                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                  Cheers

          4. TheBrazilianRonaldo
              5 days, 11 hours ago

              You’re mcginning out on a certain someone

          5. CelticBhoy1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            5 days, 12 hours ago

            Haller or Abraham?

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              5 days, 11 hours ago

              Haller

            2. I Member
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              5 days, 11 hours ago

              Haller

            3. TheBrazilianRonaldo
                5 days, 11 hours ago

                Holla for Haller

            4. Mee Pukki-Pukki Long Teemu:…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              5 days, 12 hours ago

              Haha wtaf, that whole Spartan analogy - INCLUDING the link to wiki.....
              Hilarious and so, so weird!

              1. TheDragon
                • 1 Year
                5 days, 12 hours ago

                This is Sparta

            5. FOO FIGHTER
                5 days, 12 hours ago

                Surprise package for GW5 from upper 5.0 to upper 6.0 mids?

                I say McGinn.

                1. Better off with a pin and a…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                  Hope you're right - including plenty of assists for Wesley goals....

                2. TheBrazilianRonaldo
                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                    Not sure he’s a surprise. His stats are there as one of the next performing mids in league so far and fixtures get better

                3. Tshelby
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  5 days, 12 hours ago

                  Hi all!

                  Thoughts on this wc team?

                  Pope, Button
                  Montoya/Soyuncu, TAA, Digne, Lundstram, Kelly
                  Salah, Sterling, KdB, McGinn, Cantwell
                  Haller, Barnes, Pukki

                  1. TheDragon
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 12 hours ago

                    The ultimate template team - so very good 🙂

                    1. Tshelby
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      5 days, 12 hours ago

                      Is that good or too mainstream?
                      Arsenal and Spurs have some nice fixtures coming maybe I need to consider Son/Laca/Pepe/..?

                      1. Markus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        5 days, 11 hours ago

                        If you wanted to be in that game at minimal risk, mcginn to Ceballos, kelly>hanley if Zimmermann out if need the funds

                        1. Tshelby
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          5 days, 11 hours ago

                          Thanks for the idea!

                          Although Ceballos isn't really nailed?

                4. Ode
                  • 2 Years
                  5 days, 12 hours ago

                  Best Ayoze Perez replacement?

                  1. Hy liverpool
                    • 5 Years
                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                    It depends who you are already have and money itb.

                  2. I Member
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                    Lanzini, Mount, Ceballos, Iwobi, McGinn.

                  3. TheBrazilianRonaldo
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Albrighton if you’re Rogers

                  4. LewanGOALski
                    • 8 Years
                    5 days, 12 hours ago

                    any transfer/s suggestions as I have 2 FTs?

                    Heaton
                    Robertson - Digne - Zinchenko
                    Sterling - Salah - Ceballos - McGinn
                    Kane - King - Pukki

                    Button - Dendoncker - Rico - Kiko Femenia

                    2 FTs
                    bank: 0.1

                    thx!

                    1. Hy liverpool
                      • 5 Years
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Heaton to pope or Zinchenko to otamendi

                    2. I Member
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Femenia -> Lundstram and roll the other transfer.

                  5. Robin Van Persie (C)
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 12 hours ago

                    WC GTG? 0.5 ITB

                    Pope Button
                    TAA Otamendi Soyunucu Lundstram Rico
                    Salah Sterling KDB James Cantwell
                    Haller Abraham Barnes

                    1. Robin Van Persie (C)
                      • 1 Year
                      5 days, 12 hours ago

                      O.3 ITB*

                    2. zotter
                      • 10 Years
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Good but perhaps Abraham to Ayew and Rico to digne?

                      1. Rhodes your boat
                        • 3 Years
                        5 days, 11 hours ago

                        This

                  6. BlzE_94
                    • 5 Years
                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                    Would you have Pukki or Barnes on WC team?

                    1. TheDragon
                      • 1 Year
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Pukki for me

                    2. Hy liverpool
                      • 5 Years
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Pukki... Both tbh

                    3. I Member
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Barnes

                    4. Bobby Digital
                      • 2 Years
                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                      Pukki

                    5. TheBrazilianRonaldo
                        5 days, 11 hours ago

                        Pukki as Barnsley underlying numbers slender and at some point some other Burnley players going to share that small piece of pie.

                        1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Burnley not Barnsley

                          • I Member
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Where'd you get this from? Barnes' underlying numbers are excellent.

                            1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
                                5 days, 5 hours ago

                                Both are. Norwich better attacking team. My answer is if have both if I didn’t have Pukki and haller

                          • Jacky boy
                            • 3 Years
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Barnes

                          • Obi Wan Elokobi
                            • 8 Years
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Both but Barnes if one

                        2. FOO FIGHTER
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Am I more or less right in saying that in no particular order, TAA, VVD and Dinge top 3 defenders end of season? 🙂

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              Probably now that Laporte is ruled out for a while

                            2. I Member
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              I'd be surprised if Digne beat Robertson.

                              1. pingissimus
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                If Everton regress in cs to early season form from last season Digne is likely to be miles off.

                                Likewise no one this time last year was anywhere near making that call. Perfectly feasible for a new bolter to appear.

                            3. Jacky boy
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              Robbo and emerson explosions to come soon

                              1. Jacky boy
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Mendy too

                                1. Recklesss
                                  • 4 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Mendy has already miss a month of games and hasn't been on the bench yet, you think he'll finish top 3 in defender points?

                                  1. Jacky boy
                                    • 3 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    If he stays fit yes. He is second best fpl defender behind TAA

                                    1. Recklesss
                                      • 4 Years
                                      5 days, 10 hours ago

                                      He isn't even fit YET - Regardless of how good he is he has to play games and if he misses 1 month or 2 thats 8ish games.

                            4. Obi Wan Elokobi
                              • 8 Years
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              Lundstram should finish above all 3 of them

                              1. cravencottage
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Ha!

                          • HUATSHOOTER
                            • 2 Years
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            How about kolasinac for awb?

                            1. Recklesss
                              • 4 Years
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              k

                          • Killitzer
                            • 9 Years
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Seemingly KWP is back for this weekend but thinking of selling-

                            Pope Button
                            VVD Kelly KWP Dunk Lundstram
                            Salah Sterling KDB Mount Dendoncker
                            Kane Pukki Greenwood

                            Options
                            1. Save FT
                            2. KWP —> £5m defender or under (Mings)

                            Cheers for any input

                          • DIMITRIS
                            • 1 Year
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Is having Pepe and Son in your team instead KDB and some premium attaker (Auba, Kane) a good way to spend the money?
                            My thought are:
                            KDB is stellar, but it's impossible for him to continue his form, because that would mean that he'll end up the season with 15 goals and 38 assists, which is impossible. On the other hand, Pepe and Son are well resterd, they have easy fixtures and their ownership is very low, which means that if you have them right now, and if they perform ,they could get you a massive green arrow.
                            I'm open for debate 🙂

                            1. Ask Yourself
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              KDB in immense form. Ignoring a player in form because at some point they won’t be in form is just silly imo. Obviously he won’t get 15 goals and 38 assists but right now he is killing it don’t punish yourself spending 9.5 on a spurs mid

                              1. Ask Yourself
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Pepe is good tho imo maybe even more so than Auba

                                1. DIMITRIS
                                  • 1 Year
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Cheers. Yeah, I think that is a fair point. I know KDB is killing it right now, but I was looking at alternatives, and Son is the only one I found that could possibly match him with Spurs kind fixtures.

                          • Seamy
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            5 days, 11 hours ago

                            Is it worth upgrading Robertson to TAA with my FT or just save it for a rainy day?

                            1. Obi Wan Elokobi
                              • 8 Years
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              Rainy day. Robbo double figure coming soon

                              1. cravencottage
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Agree

                          • Wigg_1992
                              5 days, 11 hours ago

                              Triple Captain Aguero this week... Yes or No?

                              1. Obi Wan Elokobi
                                • 8 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                No

                              2. Jacky boy
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Not even captain away from home

                                1. COK3Y5MURF
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Yeah, he's really bad away. Only scored a brace the last time. Was expecting at least 3

                                  1. Jacky boy
                                    • 3 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Ok

                              3. 40 MIL & A QUID
                                • 7 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Best captain option but wouldn't triple given his away form.

                                1. Recklesss
                                  • 4 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  His away form is the exact same as his home form.

                                  2 games 2 g 1 a

                              4. Goat
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 2 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Yes

                              5. Wigg_1992
                                  4 days, 14 hours ago

                                  He has 3 goals at home and 3 goals away ...
                                  Playing against the highest goals conceded in the league
                                  Gut is saying hatrick

                              6. PAL
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                https://www.arsenal.com/news/team-news-holding-bellerin-tierney

                                We return to Premier League action on Sunday when we travel to Vicarage Road to face Watford. Here's our latest team news update:

                                All players who were on international duty will have returned to us by Thursday morning. No international players have reported injuries during this period. However, all international players will be assessed ahead of Sunday’s match.

                                Rob Holding
                                Now back in full training with the first team squad.

                                Hector Bellerin
                                Left knee. Continuing with on-field rehabilitation. Progressing well and aiming to participate in full training in September.

                                Kieran Tierney
                                Groin. Continues to receive treatment and further assessments. Progressing well and aiming to participate in full training in September.

                                Dinos Mavropanos
                                Groin. Continues to receive treatment and further assessments. Progressing well and aiming to participate in full training in September.

                                1. PAL
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Fantastic news! Our defense will be so much better after October.

                                  1. cravencottage
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 8 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Will Bellerin come straight in for AMN?

                                    1. Debauchy
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 6 Years
                                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                                      I would think not. AMN has been one of Arsenal's better players so far.

                              7. Tshelby
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                How "essential" are ManU/Chelsea attacking players like Abraham/Mount and Martial/James on a wc? Easy to avoid or is it now the time to get them?

                                1. Goat
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  100% essential

                                  1. Tshelby
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Why? Didn't Mount play too wide last game and ManU aren't really trustworthy at the moment or am I wrong?

                                    1. cravencottage
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 8 Years
                                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                                      Obviously not essential. Mount has been good value and passes the eye test. James looks lively but past makes one cautious

                                2. Hotdogs for Tea
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  cheap and scoring goals, I have 3 out of 4 of those on my WC but it was before their price rise and I will review whether I want to keep them closer to the deadline, but a double rise for Tammy and James will be a nice bonus even if I sell them 🙂

                                3. tafrère
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  I think one of Mount or Abraham is a good shout considering Chelsea fixtures and attacking style. I'd stay away from any United players for now.

                                4. pingissimus
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  They fit a price bracket is what I’d consider - Martial aside. I’d look to have a 6.5 or so slot. That’d get you Tielemans and Trossard too.

                                5. Robin Van Persie (C)
                                  • 1 Year
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Look at the value they provide! James and Mount at 6.1 & 6.4 are great value for playing as wingers for United & Chelsea! Abraham at 7.2 and Martial at 7.7(OOP) playing as strikers for teams like Chelsea & United! These teams might concede goals, might lose points but they will score goals as well! You don't get attacking players from 'Top 6 teams' at such price! So yeah, they are going to be good picks on WC!

                              8. Bumbaclot
                                • 8 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                How am I looking? Saving my wildcard

                                Pope
                                TAA/vvd/digne/zinchenko
                                Salah/sterling/siggy/James
                                Tammy/pukki

                                Button/Lund/dendonks/greenwood

                                Any changes needed this week?

                                1. Bobby Digital
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Nope.. looking good.

                              9. Garlana
                                • 4 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Would you do:

                                A) Jota to wood this week
                                B) Jota+robbo to Barnes and vvd next week
                                C) neither + suggestion

                                Team:
                                Ryan
                                Robbo, taa, zinch, Lund, digne
                                Sterling, Salah, kdb, cantwell, ceballos
                                Jota, pukki, greenwood

                                1. Bobby Digital
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Jota to Tammy

                                2. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Save now and next week downgrade VVD to a 4.5 and

                                  1) upgrade Greenwood to Barnes/Tammy/Haller depending on how they looks this weekend as they all play away from home

                                  Or

                                  2) Cantwell to Martial if fit and looking good at home vs Leicester

                                  1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                    • 2 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Downgrade Robbo that is*

                                  2. Garlana
                                    • 4 Years
                                    5 days, 10 hours ago

                                    Cheers for this

                              10. maverickga
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                There, did it, Mané out and Pepe in for free so I don't have any Liverpool players left.
                                ..and triple captaining Kun 🙂 it's going to be fill or kill for this Gameweek!

                                1. Recklesss
                                  • 4 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Your name says it all

                                2. 40 MIL & A QUID
                                  • 7 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Ouch, really unsure of that. I wouldn't swap Mane for Pepe even if you gave me another free transfer.

                                3. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Why on earth would you swap Mane out for Pepe?
                                  And why on earth would you TC Aguero in a SGW?

                                  1. theswallow1965
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 2 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    This

                                  2. THFC4LIFE
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 2 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Because he’s a maverick

                                4. stupendous
                                  • 7 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Maverick have you lost your marbles?????

                                  Utterly ridiculous. Not that this is life or death.

                                5. TheDragon
                                  • 1 Year
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Terrible move - whatever the outcome is

                                  I can’t think of a single justification for that move this week

                                  1. Brosstan
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 5 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Mane stats against Newcastle 😉

                                  2. Recklesss
                                    • 4 Years
                                    5 days, 10 hours ago

                                    Terrible move - whatever the outcome? What if Pepe scores and Mane blanks? He can always transfer back next week.

                                    1. TheDragon
                                      • 1 Year
                                      5 days, 10 hours ago

                                      Should have phrased as ‘terrible decision’

                                      Just because you get a good outcome doesn’t make it a good decision.

                                      1. Recklesss
                                        • 4 Years
                                        5 days, 10 hours ago

                                        I agree with this statement as opposed to your previous one.

                                6. COK3Y5MURF
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  That's a downgrade, and not just in price.

                                7. Freddiebell
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Mane for pepe hahaha OK your funeral

                                  1. Camzy
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 9 Years
                                    5 days, 10 hours ago

                                    Buggumarked.

                                    But yeah, this is a bit of a silly transfer to make imo and I even have Pepe. At least wait this week.

                                8. maverickga
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 6 Years
                                  5 days, 5 hours ago

                                  Haha, thanks for your comments guys, it’s these kinds of decisions that make fpl fun to play!
                                  Btw, elitefpl randomly just confirmed that they liked the idea of Mané to Pepe this evening on their podcast ;).

                              11. stupendous
                                • 7 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Gtg?

                                Heaton
                                Digne TAA Otamendi
                                Mount Salah(c) Sterling KDB
                                Ayew Abraham Pukki

                                Pope Lundstram Montoya Dendonker

                                1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  I would personally play lundstram or Montoya over Pukki this week

                                  1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                    • 2 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    But yeah GTG

                                  2. stupendous
                                    • 7 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    I'm contemplating it too especially as I brought in Otamendi.

                                    Don't see us keeping clean sheet though. In such a case why wouldn't I bench Ota and play Pukki!!!

                                    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                      • 2 Years
                                      5 days, 10 hours ago

                                      Would actually bench both Ayew and Pukki for Montoya and Lundstram

                              12. Brosstan
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                Pepe announced fit! Oh captain my captain. Will take the major slice of the Watford Quiche I believe

                                1. TheDragon
                                  • 1 Year
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  How many goals has he got so far this season?

                                  1. Brosstan
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 5 Years
                                    5 days, 11 hours ago

                                    Saving it for the weekend

                                    1. TheDragon
                                      • 1 Year
                                      5 days, 11 hours ago

                                      Better bring in Benteke, Greenwood and Jota on that basis then too

                                      1. Brosstan
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 5 Years
                                        5 days, 11 hours ago

                                        -dullard casual

                                      2. pingissimus
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        5 days, 11 hours ago

                                        Think I saw Benteke in Belgium squad. Passed my understanding. Aren’t they the number I ranked team in the world?

                                2. COK3Y5MURF
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Hope he can shoot on target

                                3. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  All the Pepe hype is a bit funny. He looks good in general, but his shots have been off. You don't get points for streetskills

                                  1. Camzy
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 9 Years
                                    5 days, 10 hours ago

                                    That's the thing though. If he was on target, he'd have 13 points from the game against Tottenham and this conversation would be entirely different. All it takes is one game to find his range and these fixtures are a perfect opportunity.

                                    You don't score 22 goals in Ligue 1 and just forget how to shoot. He was lacking match fitness hence his withdrawal from Ivory Coast team. I think he'll come good. Very good. Let's see.

                                    1. TheDragon
                                      • 1 Year
                                      5 days, 10 hours ago

                                      I agree I think he will be a very good pick at some point in the season but no reason to get him just yet

                                      I of course know that writing this will result in him getting 10+ points this week (you are welcome).

                                4. F4L
                                  • 4 Years
                                  5 days, 11 hours ago

                                  Watford just gonna sit back this weekend with their new manager. Wont suit Pepe, no space to run in behind/dribble

                              13. Freddiebell
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                5.2itb. I've got the exact money to do -4 and do Awb > van dyke and pukka > Aub or should I just do Awb > TAA?

                                Pope/
                                Dunk/ Awb/ Digne/ Lundstram/
                                Mane (vc)/ Sterling (cap) / KDB/ Lanzini/
                                Abraham/ pukk/

                                Subs Button/ Wickham/ Douglas