Scout Squad

The Scout Squad picks for FPL Gameweek 7

The Scout Squad team have submitted their selections ahead of Gameweek 7.

In this piece, our four regular panelists – editorial staff Paul, David and Neale plus community manager Geoff – 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) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the Gameweek 7 deadline at 11:30 BST on Saturday.

There are requirements for at least one sub-£5.0m goalkeeper, at least one defender under £5.0m, at least one midfielder priced £7.0m or below and at least one forward priced at £7.0m or lower.

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, with details of that revealed on Friday.


 DavidNealePaulGeoff
GKKasper SchmeichelKasper SchmeichelKasper SchmeichelKasper Schmeichel
 Nick PopeAdrianAdrianHugo Lloris
 Tom HeatonNick PopeTom HeatonTom Heaton
DFTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-Arnold
 Cesar AzpilicuetaRicardo PereiraMarcos AlonsoMarcos Alonso
 Nicolas OtamendiSerge AurierNicolas OtamendiCaglar Soyuncu
 Caglar SoyuncuJames TarkowskiSerge AurierSerge Aurier
 Serge AurierGary CahillGary CahillTyrone Mings
MFMohamed SalahSon Heung-minMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
 Raheem SterlingRaheem SterlingRaheem SterlingRaheem Sterling
 Son Heung-minMason MountMason MountSon Heung-min
 Mason MountWilfried ZahaSon Heung-minMason Mount
 Youri TielemansAdama TraoreAndriy YarmolenkoWilfried Zaha
FWSergio AgueroTammy AbrahamTammy AbrahamHarry Kane
 Tammy AbrahamJamie VardySergio AgueroTammy Abraham
 Roberto FirminoCallum WilsonSebastien HallerJamie Vardy
 Joshua KingDiogo JotaCallum WilsonJoshua King
 Sebastien HallerGerard DeulofeuGerard DeulofeuTeemu Pukki

Most popular picks: Kasper Schmeichel, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Serge Aurier, Raheem Sterling, Son Heung-min, Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham (four), Tom Heaton, Mohamed Salah (three)

DAVID SAID…

The most likely team to keep a clean sheet in Gameweek 7 are Leicester in my opinion.

Newcastle have been very poor in front of goal recently, especially in away matches, so I’ve gone with both Kasper Schmeichel and Çaglar Söyüncü in my Scout Squad submission.

Against Chelsea, Trent Alexander-Arnold demonstrated once again why he is the best Liverpool option in defence and a trip to Sheffield United surely carries the potential for a double-figure haul again.

Cesar Azpilicueta is my chosen representative from the Chelsea defence. As Mr. Reliable in the Blues’ backline, he is top for key passes and joint-top for big chances created among colleagues in all positions over the last four Gameweeks.

Given Everton’s goal-scoring problems of late, the inclusion of nailed-on centre-back Nicolas Otamendi makes sense, while I fancy Serge Aurier to continue his attacking form against Southampton.

Mohamed Salah just about edges the best midfielder slot for me ahead of Gameweek 7 as I prefer his fixture to Raheem Sterling‘s.

Son Heung-min gets an inclusion against a dodgy Saints defence after registering three attacking returns in his last two appearances.

Both Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham have shown fine form in recent weeks and I’d expect them to continue that against a Brighton side that has generally struggled against Chelsea.

Meanwhile, in the probable absence of James Maddison, I’d expect Youri Tielemans to assume some of his creative responsibilities against Newcastle. While the Belgian has shot less often than Maddison in recent weeks, he is joint-top with the Englishman for key passes over the last four matches, ahead of him for big chances created during that period.

Sergio Aguero‘s form is too good to ignore going into Gameweek 7. The Manchester City forward is top of the league for shots, shots in the box and big chances across the last four matches and even if some think Everton will give him a hard time, and he has a poor record against them, it’s hard to see his output dropping this weekend.

Roberto Firmino and Sébastien Haller also make my selection up-front as they have displayed some promising underlying statistics in the Fantasy Football Scout Members Area in recent weeks.

NEALE SAID…

Sitting through the turgid goalless draw at St. James’ Park last Saturday stiffened my resolve to double up on Leicester’s backline this weekend, which I’ve done with Kasper Schmeichel and attack-minded full-back Ricardo Pereira.

The Foxes have the second-best xGC in the top flight this season, while Steve Bruce’s side have the worst xG – cue the inevitable Joelinton goal against the run of play.

I’ve doubled on Burnley’s defence, too, given that only Manchester United have allowed fewer big chances than the Clarets this season. With Villa having conceded the most opportunities from set plays in 2019/20, maybe James Tarkowski will finally come good on his goal threat; I can certainly see him and Ben Mee bullying Wesley out of the game at the other end.

Serge Aurier was second among FPL defenders for final third touches in Gameweek 6 and was desperately unfortunate to come away from Leicester with neither a clean sheet or a goal, so the visit of a Southampton side who have chronic problems at left-back gives the Ivorian a decent chance of banking returns at either end of the pitch.

I probably don’t need to discuss my attacking picks for Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs at any great length given their respective fixtures but I’ve tried to curb the spending slightly by omitting Mohamed Salah, who will be up against a dogged Sheffield United defence that hasn’t conceded more than two goals in a league match this season.

Aside from the usual suspects, I’ve plumped for a man yet to deliver an attacking return in 2019/20: Wilfried Zaha.

The Ivorian looked a little more like his old self on Sunday and no FPL midfielder had more touches in the last third or registered more take-ons in Gameweek 6. With poor travellers (and defenders) Norwich in town, perhaps the goal-shy Eagles can finally give the Selhurst Park faithful something to shout about.

Watford’s defensive woes are well-documented but Wolves have also been uncharacteristically porous this season, so the goals should rain at Molineux.

Two players who haven’t been harmed by moves to the left flank in recent weeks represent my mid-price forward punts, with Gerard Deulofeu and Diogo Jota having looked more like their 2018/19 incarnations in Gameweeks 5 and 6 respectively.

The versatile Adama Traore has also made my picks and gives us a much-needed budget option should we need to free up cash.

Whether he’s at wing-back or on the right of a front three this weekend, he could make hay against the ageing Jose Holebas with his pace. His end product has been improving, too, with his four successful crosses at Selhurst Park only been bettered by Kevin De Bruyne in Gameweek 6.

PAUL SAID…

Liverpool, Man City, Spurs and Chelsea have favourable fixtures that could merit backing all four at both ends of the pitch in our Gameweek 7 picks.

As usual, I’ll focus on a handful of differentials for the weekend’s matches.

An injury to his rival, Emerson, should hand Marcos Alonso a third straight start as Chelsea welcome Brighton to Stamford Bridge.

The Spaniard ranks among the top three defenders for crosses (12) and chances created (four) in the last two rounds of matches, earning an assist over that period.

Up against an attack with two goals in the last five Gameweeks, Alonso –who is owned by just 2.3% – can serve a timely reminder of his potential as a big-hitter at the back.

Andriy Yarmolenko is another overlooked option as West Ham visit Bournemouth’s frail defence.

The Ukrainian has scored in two of the last three fixtures and has decent numbers since earning his first start of the season in Gameweek 3.

Yarmolenko’s six shots in the box rank second for the Hammers during that period, with only two FPL midfielders surpassing his five efforts on target.

Quique Sanchez Flores’ return to Watford looks to have revived the prospects of Gerard Deulofeu.

Sitting in just 2.1% of squads, the former Barcelona man is the top-ranked forward for shots on target (seven) and chances created (eight) in the last two Gameweeks.

After last weekend’s mauling at the Etihad, Deulofeu could be among the points away to Wolves.

His hosts have yet to keep a clean sheet at Molineux, shipping five against Chelsea in the previous fixture in front of their own supporters.

GEOFF SAID…

Playing in the lone Sunday kick-off, Kasper Schmeichel looks great value against a Newcastle side who showed very little in Gameweek 6 against Brighton. Huge Lloris will look to help Tottenham bounce back against a goal-shy Southampton side, while Tom Heaton is looking for a third straight home clean sheet.

After Trent Alexander-Arnold, I opt for the attacking threat of Marcos Alonso over Fikayo Tomori, and pick Çaglar Söyüncü over the more expensive Ricardo Pereira. I expect Serge Aurier to come back into the side after missing out in midweek. In Gameweek 6, Tyrone Mings showed Arsenal exactly the kind of central defender they need. He’ll relish the battle against the strong Burnley forwards and could come out with a strong score.

Mohamed Salah and Raheem Sterling top my midfield picks but, with attacking returns in three straight Son Heung-min runs them close for a Spurs side who need a result after a poor run. Mason Mount embarks on a strong run of fixtures in Gameweek 7. I go off the board slightly with my fifth pick with Wilfried Zaha. Without attacking returns this season, I expect him to open his account against a shaky Norwich defence.

Harry Kane leads my line against Southampton, who have only one clean sheet this season. Tammy Abraham completes my Chelsea triple-up, with seven goals in the last four and his only blank against Liverpool. I also look to Jamie Vardy who is averaging two attacking returns per game against teams that finished outside of last season’s top seven. Finally, while Teemu Pukki has blanked in two straight away games and Crystal Palace have strong home form, I expect Norwich to score and Pukki to put a halt to those trends.

The Community Champion

Representing the community against the Scout Picks in Gameweek 7 will be The Greenback Boogie, who is currently lurking just outside the top 20k in the world.

Last week, Irfansheikh beat the Scout Picks 89-72 with a 3-4-3 line-up of Dubravka (6); Aurier (1), Pieters (7), Willems (6); Salah (5), De Bruyne (c – 34), D Silva (11), McNeil (6); Aguero (9), Rashford (2), Abraham (2).

The community member who beats our picks by the biggest margin over the campaign will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Contributors and Moderators League for the following season.

Irfansheikh’s 17-point winning margin is now the target to beat.


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1,353 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Regin
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    do we reckon zinchenko will start this weekend after 2 games rest? Or Mendy will start again?

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Doesn't look likely. I reluctantly swapped to Otamendi.

    2. Kopkloppers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I changed to Ota for a hit too. Pricing issues. My change was Digne.
      Shame Mendy does not have more playing time.

    3. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Imo no. I did zinc to Otamendi

    4. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I've dropped. First hit of the season. Coleman + Zinc for TAA + Tomo

    5. BRKFCTrueRover 42
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Wouldn't surprise me if he starts or if he's not in the squad to insecure going forward might get away with it this week

    6. Hint
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I think he'll start this weekend, but Mendy will probably become first choice soon so an exit strategy is needed.

  2. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Thoughts on captain here?

    Pope
    TAA Alonso Otamendi
    Sterling Son Mount James
    Aguero Abraham Pukki

    A) Aguero (eve)
    B) Son (SOT)
    C) Tammy (BHA)
    D) Sterling (eve)

    Cheers

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A.

    2. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Replied previously

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Cheers one for Son. Feels it is between Aguero's floor and Son's ceiling.

        1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          I think if you have Son vs Southampton (and Watford) it seems foolish not to.

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Spurs form has been pretty ropey for a while. But Saints may fancy themselves and go for it improving Son's chances.

    3. Kopkloppers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Gone B myself

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Son.

    5. Me Spurs
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I’m going B

  3. Daniel Son
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    i can afford Pukki to Abraham with a ft. Should I make the transfer?

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A bit sideways.

      1. Kopkloppers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        This

    2. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Who are your other forwards?

      1. Daniel Son
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Greenwood and Aguero

        1. The_Fish
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Can you downgrade someone to upgrade Greenwood? Switch to 343 or 433

          1. Daniel Son
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Not easily

        2. Kopkloppers
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          You would be wise for 3 good forwards at this time.

  4. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Best back 3? (Lundstram to rotate)

    A) Alonso, Otamendi, Tomori

    B) Trent, Soyuncu, Guilbert

    1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      B

    2. Stormbringer22
        6 months, 6 days ago

        B. Don't double up on Chelsea defence

      • Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        C) Trent Soy Tomo ?

    3. supersham
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      So after my worst start to a campaign in 9 years I pulled the trigger on my wc last night after many pints. This is what I woke up to. Dunno if I should be happy or sad.

      Ryan

      Ota Aurier Trent

      Salah Mount KDB Cantwell

      Tammy Kun Pukki

      Button Lund Dend Rico

      1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Depends on old team but this looks decent enough

        1. supersham
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          1.5 itb. So could upgrade Cantwell but nobody really jumping out

          1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            If you had Mane over Salah could you afford a decent Cantwell upgrade?

            1. supersham
              • 8 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              Nothing worth downgrading Salah for im afraid

          2. Brooksy86
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Yarmolenko? Differential, good fixtures... Could be a shout if you need to catch up?

      2. Happy Chappy
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        You should be happy

      3. clempro
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        That's almost the same team as mine, so you should be happy ^^ (just have Pope for Ryan and Digne for Aurier)

        1. supersham
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Cheers lads.Should I keep the 1.5 itb?

          1. clempro
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Maybe get a Chelsea def if you trust them to start getting clean sheets, but it's still wait and see for me. Don't really see any obvious upgrade tbh, team looks good

      4. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Looks fine. I'd probably upgrade Ryan with that cash... Or, I'd rather Hilson than Cantwell long term - so if you can afford?

        1. supersham
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Im pretty happy with Ryan tbh. Hilson is a great shout

          1. Limbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            I am too - Ryan Button the ultimate cheap Defensive option. But, If I had the option I'd prolly go for Pope

      5. Freddiebell
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Ryan should be pope. Other than that looks ok

        1. supersham
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Why do you think that?

      6. SomeoneKnows
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Very similar to my team... I would upgrade Dendoncker to McGin and play him instead of Cantwell

        1. supersham
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Keep Cantwell and rotate with Mcginn?

          1. Omartehpwner
            • 7 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            This is my team, v similar

            Pope
            TAA, Ota, Aurier
            Salah,Mount,KDB,McGinn

            Tammy Kun Pukki

            Heaton, Lund, Rico, Cantwell

            Hilson is a shout tbh

    4. milanista10
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      How would you rank the below in terms of priority to be brought into the team?
      A) Son
      B) TAA
      C) Abraham

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        BCA

        1. The_Fish
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Agreed

        2. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          This if you don't have Mount; if you do, BAC.

        3. milanista10
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Exactly my thoughts, or tbh TAA was out of question as the most needed. Might be close between the other two.
          Great last week for you, keep it up!

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Thanks mate good luck to you too!

      2. Relaxing
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        It's difficult to say who will score most this week of those and they are all good picks. TAA seems like the player I'd want most on a long term basis

        1. milanista10
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Thanks, yes we are on the same track about TAA!

      3. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        B is the most 'essential' but with weak fixtures and C is the opposite.

      4. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Abraham, TAA, Son

        But I'd want all 3 and took a hit to get Son.

        1. milanista10
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Difficult to get all three with the triple city attack, & I can't see myself losing Sterling (as many others are doing)!

      5. Freddiebell
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        B
        C
        A

    5. Differential (c)
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Tell you what, think we'll have a decent chance of winning vs Spurs this weekend, despite the perceived vast difference of quality. Buoyed by that win vs Pompey, Redmond back in the mix, and, surprisingly, Yoshida looking more and more likely to start ahead of Vestergard, we have what it takes to beat them. Spurs have looked not at their best, either.
      Will not be easy for Spurs, at the very least. At least, not as easy as many Son captainers, make it out to be.

      1. The_Fish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 6 days ago

        With Spurs' current form I think they're a nightmare to predict and will definitely be avoiding them for now.

        1. Differential (c)
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          I have both Gunn and Son for that game haha. Will definitely not captain Son at all.

      2. Kopkloppers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Point taken and I am on Son. I would back you more if Spurs were visiting you.

      3. Tinmen
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Did yous rest many players in the cup this week?

      4. The Overthinker - I blame R…
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        You are away to white hart lane, that's a difference.

        Spurs tend to play really well when at home and have a decent record against saints.

        Also, son loves scoring against you guys.

        Hence son (c) it is

    6. Annie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I rarely take a hit for a defender, however currently Dunk to Otamendi for a hit looks very tempting.

      1. Jam0sh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        I wouldn't take that hit. Probably the best you'll get is break even

        1. Freddiebell
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Yeah but even he breaks even he doesn't have to use a FT next week to bring in Otamendi

      2. The_Fish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 6 days ago

        I'd just wait a week.

      3. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        What's your starting 11 with Dunk on the bench? I think leaving it a week would be better, although I've got him, there's no guarantee of a clean sheet or attacking return for Ota at Everton.

        1. Annie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          would have to start Lundstram

    7. clodhopper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Greenwood dropped in price that is crazy he will be first team soon scored last night

      1. The_Fish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Lots of people switching to 343 - the 4.5 striker has to go.

      2. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Makes him very appealing. Would allow a huge MF 4 (Son/KDB/Salah/Sterling) with Kun + Greenwood and one of Pukki/Tammy/Wilson

      3. Ason Willa
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        What makes you think he will be first team soon?

        1. clodhopper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Keeps scoring no forewards

    8. Ian Davis
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Aurier a better pick than Soyuncu or avoid because of Spurs’ form?

      1. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Avoid for me, Soy is a great pick at this price and with those fixtures.

      2. Stef rocks
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Aurier more explosive imo but Söyüncü seems like 6pts every second week with that fixtures and that price which is also very tempting . I currently have Aurier but would like to get Lei defender- probably would do it for GW9

      3. Brooksy86
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Can always downgrade to Soy?

    9. Millie7
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Made 2 transfers already to get to this

      Heaton
      Digne - Ota - Trent - Montoya
      Salah - Sterling - KDB - Mount
      King - Haller

      Pope - Kelly - Guendouzi - Greenwood

      Anything worth a definite hit?

      1. OzilFozzil
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Get rid of Haller mate

        1. OzilFozzil
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Not for a hit though

      2. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Horrible front line. But I'd probably sit on it this week. There'll be a lot of goals in the Hammers/Bou game I suspect.

    10. Kellz86
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Is Son worth dropping one of Sterling/KDB?

      1. Kellz86
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Would be FT

      2. Dannywaz
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 6 days ago

        No people doing other way son will get a couple sat and everyone will rush to get him

      3. clempro
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Do you have Aguero? If yes than I'd drop Sterling

        1. clempro
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Oops misunderstood the question. KDB is essential imo, find a way to get him in

          1. Kellz86
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            I have both Sterling/KDB I'm considering if Son is worth dropping one on a FT

      4. Stef rocks
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        I did the same - Sterling to Son on FT

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

          Do you have KDB and Kun?

    11. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Who to captain ?

      A Salah
      B aguero
      C vardy

      Thank you

      1. Stef rocks
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        A

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

        B

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

        A

      4. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        I'm going with Salah (C) Vardy (Vc) at the mo. Sterling is my third choice.

        1. Please Answer Me
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          why is Sterling not top choice for you? He will most likely start, Manchester City score more goals than Liverpool, and currently Sheffield are a better team than Everton (they beat them last weekend away from home).

          Vardy is playing Newcastle who are know to just sit at the back.

      5. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Am i missing something? Why no Sterling love? I can see Sheff Utd setting up not to concede whereas Everton arent capable of defending.

        1. Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          I'm an Everton fan and this '' close to captaining Sterling. We're appalling. Do think we'll score though. Just depends on how many we concede.

        2. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          I think shu and eve (in their current form) are almost the same in terms of difficulty for Liverpool and City. I'm going with Salah simply because I think he has a higher (albeit very marginal) chance of starting. As a side consideration my rival in a H2H will almost certainly captain him, so I intend to block him as I think the rest of my team is better than his.

          I think Sterling is still a great pick for captain this week, but you can't cap 'em all.

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

            dont get this blocking stuff, surely captain the player you think will score the most points

      6. GreennRed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        B.

      7. linkafu
          6 months, 6 days ago

          B

        • The Units
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          B

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

        GTG?

        Pope
        TAA Söyüncü Zinchenko Diop
        Mane(C) Sterling Mount
        Abraham Pukki Auba

        Button Cantwell Kelly Cleverly

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

          any FT? Mane cap, why not Sterling?

          g2g, nice team, i'd just questions the cpatain

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

            Thinking of Sterling too.

      9. Phlajo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Mane to Salah for -4?

        I guess even if he's fit, he might be rested?

        Rest of team:
        GKP: Pope (Button)
        DEF: Otamendi, Söyüncü, Tomori (Montoya) (Lundstram)
        MID: Mané, Sterling, De Bruyne, Son (Cantwell)
        FWD: Barnes, Pukki, Abraham

        1. HarryB29
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          No way on god's green earth is Salah being rested

          1. Phlajo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Haha I know, I meant that Mane could be rested even if he's fit 😉

            Salah seems the safest pick, but questions is whether or not it's worth a -4 hit?

      10. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        best 4.5m mf? Hayden?

        want to sell Donkey.

        1. Stef rocks
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          WH defender short term is good option

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            looking for mf, not def

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

          Are you on a WC Christina? Otherwise seems a bit of a waste of a move

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            No, WC was done and dusted in wk2. I have 2 Ft's...have to use 1...

            Heaton
            TAA Soy Lundy
            Sterling Mane Mcginn Cantwell
            Auba Pukki Kun

            Donkey Kelly Lowton

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

              tough, i'd be looking on getting McGinn to Mount but not sure you can. Maybe move Heaton on. Anything itb?

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                0 itb. not sure what to do, so prob best to do as little as possible.

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

                  yeah cant even do Kelly to Rico. Just do the Dendonkey move to Choudhury/Hayden

                  1. Christina.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    6 months, 6 days ago

                    Im trying to keep 2 Ft's to keep up with those that still have WC's. things can change quickly.

        3. GreennRed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          I think Hayden. Nailed on, brings sporadic attacking returns.

          1. Happy Chappy
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            A bit like Dendoncker!

            1. Christina.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              Donkey not getting 90 mins recently...

              1. Happy Chappy
                • 6 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Fair enough. I'm happy with him staying on my bench.

        4. Pap Le Cissier
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Him or Stephens.

          Personally I’ve gone Hayden as Stephens is usually racking up the yellows by now, and Hayden will get the odd attacking return

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            thks

        5. The Overthinker - I blame R…
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          I've gone Hayden.

        6. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Let that FT burn

        7. MTPockets
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Need someone who starts? Otherwise Elneny's 4.3m

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            yeah, not point in selling Donkey who get 45-60 mins to someone who gets zero

            1. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              Would just keep Dendocker tbh - at end of the day likely pondering 1-2pt difference

      11. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Best moves here with 2FT and 0.4m. Have 2 main options that both lead to the same output over 2gw's but different order

        Heaton --- Pope
        Taa Zincheko Vvd -- Rico Digne
        Sterling Kdb James Cantwell -- Docker
        King Kane(c) Pukki

        A: James >> Mount (exact funds) and carry over FT. Will do VVD + King >> 5m def + Tammy/Haller next gw
        B: Vvd + King >> 5m def (Aurier) + Tammy....and do James >> Mount/Anderson next gw

        Open to other suggestions...

      12. Please Answer Me
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Since it looks very likely that Sterling will play this weekend, why is Salah top captain choice? Sheffield are a better team than Everton right now and Manchester City score more goals than Liverpool

        1. Stef rocks
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          you really do think that SHU are better team than EVE ?!?!

          1. Le Bluff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            What sort of comment is this? SHU beat EVE last week! And have shown that they're a reasonably solid team.

          2. Klip Klopp
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            He said “right now” and I agree

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

          I agree, Salah would be my 4th captain choice

        3. Le Bluff
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          I agree. My gut is currently telling me Sterling over Salah.

          Liverpool will probably cruise to a 0-2 win whereas City could rack up the goals.

      13. Trovsmash
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        AWB & Mina >>

        A. Alonso & Ota

        B. Lowton & TAA (have pope)

        1. Stef rocks
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          A short term, but find a way to get TAA at some point (the earlier the better) - he is a season keeper for me

          1. Klip Klopp
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            This!

        2. Concrete
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          B

      14. grooveymatt65
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        saints have more than one clean sheet though...

        1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Against Sheffield United and Brighton though....

      15. Klip Klopp
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        I really can’t decide on my final 3 wildcard places...

        A. Salah, Guendouzi, Soyuncu
        B. Mane, Cantwell, Otamendi

        Who would you pick?

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

          post the rest of the team for context

          1. Klip Klopp
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Sorry it’s

            Pope / Button
            TAA / Rico / Lundstrum / Kelly / ***
            Sterling / KDB / Son / *** / ***
            Pukki / Abraham / Greenwood

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

              given you have KDB and Son i would say B. Personally i'd drop Son to Mount and upgrade the def and greenwood

        2. PocketZola
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Who would you be more scared of not owning? For me its Salah

          Fit him in any way you can

          1. Klip Klopp
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Yeah I agree!

        3. Concrete
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Probably A

        4. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          A

        5. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          if you go A you'll have to play one of Kelly, Rico, Greenwood and Guendouzi which isnt cool

          1. Klip Klopp
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Yeah that isn’t great. What changed do you think i should make? Keep salah and downgrade Son? Or find a way to get cantwell so i can play him

      16. T.Henry14
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        I did not pay enough attention to the layout of the players on the bench, so Lundstram was my third option and I did not charge him for a great game.

        GTG this GW?

        Pope
        Arnold, Otamendi, Aurier
        Salah, Sterling, KDB, Mount
        Barnes, Pukki, Abraham

        (4.0 gk - Cantwell, Pieters, Lundstram)

        Who for captain? Salah or Mount/Abraham?

        1. Klip Klopp
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Salah to be safe

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

          g2g nice team, captain Raz

        3. Concrete
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Salah or Sterling

      17. 03farmboy
          6 months, 6 days ago

          How would you rank the below players in which are best to have in your team?

          De Bruyne
          Son
          Abraham

          1. Concrete
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            132

          2. Phil's Stamps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            In the order you have them.

        • Concrete
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          A Get Mount for a hit

          B Play Cantwell

          1. Klip Klopp
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            B

            1. Goonerly
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              B

          2. Happy Chappy
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            B

          3. Concrete
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Cheers

          4. Stormbringer22
              6 months, 6 days ago

              Cantwell is likely to return 2 points. Can Mount get 6+ to justify the hit? Possibly I would say

            • dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              Norwich seem to not travel well. If you get to keep Cantwell and getting mount for a hit I think is fine

              1. Stormbringer22
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  My point exactly. Mount has very good fixtures coming and he seems to be constantly rising in price (so is Cantwell, but still). Mount will be outscoring Cantwell in the next few.

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

                    the hit works out, given chelsea long run of great fixtures. Its a long term move which will easily pay you back

            • Goonerly
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              I know it's probably been done to death already... BUT! Who to captain out of these 4:

              A) Sterling
              B) KdB
              C) Kane
              D) Mané

              I'm on Sterling currently, as I think it's time for him to haul again.. But Kdb has been rested midweek & did brilliantly last week.
              Tough one.

              1. Happy Chappy
                • 6 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                A

              2. The EJJ
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Sterling

              3. MTPockets
                • 10 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                A although C's 'safest'

              4. Klip Klopp
                • 4 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                A

              5. Concrete
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                A or a punt on Kane....likes a goal v Soton

              6. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                • 3 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                C

              7. Limbo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Kane for me. Lovely differential.

            • The EJJ
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              Pope, 4.5
              Zinch, Digne, Trent, Rico, Mings
              KDB, Sterling, Salah, Mount, 4.5
              Wilson, Pukki, 4.4

              2ft. Not too sure what to do. Thinking Zinch -> Ota and Digne -> Alonso. Got WC in back pocket so can always use it if the alonso punt turns out to be awful haha

              1. Happy Chappy
                • 6 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Just zinc to ota and roll a trade

                1. The EJJ
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  Probably the sensible option, just can't get Alonso out of my head!

                  1. Happy Chappy
                    • 6 Years
                    6 months, 6 days ago

                    You also know it's going to turn out awful!

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

                  this is the right advice, however Alonso and Peirra just sound fun to own for there nice fixtures and if you dont need the money from Digne then rolling the dice on one of those two I think is fine

            • King Kohli
              • 7 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              Tammy a better captain pick than Aguero for this week?

              1. Lingard’s Shin Guards
                • 1 Year
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Nope

              2. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Or any week just yet.

              3. Stormbringer22
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  No

              4. Klip Klopp
                • 4 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Who’s the best defender at 4.5 or lower to own? I already have Rico

                1. GreennRed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  Lascelles, 4.4.

                  1. Bucket Man
                    • 1 Year
                    6 months, 6 days ago

                    Thats great value. I didn't know he had dropped, Guibert looks quite good as well, and obviously Lundstrum.

                    1. GreennRed
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      6 months, 6 days ago

                      Yeah, Bruce won't make them sexy but they'll grind out a few clean sheets.

                  2. Limbo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    6 months, 6 days ago

                    Card magnet so terrible for BAPs. But, best defender in that side.

                2. Concrete
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  Lund
                  Lowton
                  West Ham ...Diop

                3. Trovsmash
                  • 6 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  Lundstram, Diop, Lowton

                4. MTPockets
                  • 10 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  Seems wrong to say a whu def but maybe Diop - cs form and ok fixtures

                  1. GreennRed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    6 months, 6 days ago

                    Will they be a decent long-term CS bet do you think? They were like a sieve most of last season.

                    1. Limbo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      6 months, 6 days ago

                      Short term just fine. No, not long term - but that's the trick with cheap defenders - rotate/ship them as and when - around TAA/VVD etc

                      1. GreennRed
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        6 months, 6 days ago

                        Cheers Limbo.

                    2. MTPockets
                      • 10 Years
                      6 months, 6 days ago

                      I'd bet no. On the other hand next 6 = bou, CRY, eve, SHU, NEW, bur. So 3cs there isn't an impossibility
                      But 4.5m alternatives aren't great. Lundstram ocassional attacking potential, Tomori if nailed but Chelsea yet to keep a cs, Leicester also have a decent run exc liv.

                      1. GreennRed
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        6 months, 6 days ago

                        Cheers MT.

                5. Limbo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  I really like Tomori. Rested this week. 4.5 with fantastic fixtures. I know Chelsea are leaky but Kante back makes me think it'll sure up.

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

                  Tomori or Diop imo.

              5. Bucket Man
                • 1 Year
                6 months, 6 days ago

                G2G?
                Heaton
                Robbo, Tomori, Rico
                Salah, Sterling, KDB, Mount
                Haller, Pukki, Jota
                Cantwell, Cathcart, Lundstrum

                1. Concrete
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  Yes

                  1. Bucket Man
                    • 1 Year
                    6 months, 6 days ago

                    Thanks

                2. Limbo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  Jota's got to be burning a hole in that pocket?

              6. Zebrahimović
                • 4 Years
                6 months, 6 days ago

                Got 2FT next GW - should I do Sterling to KDB and Auba to Aguero?

                I feel Aguero is going to continue being City's PL striker and not having KDB is killing my rank.

                1. MTPockets
                  • 10 Years
                  6 months, 6 days ago

                  KDB obv a great pick but feels the wrong time to sell Sterling/Auba

                  1. Zebrahimović
                    • 4 Years
                    6 months, 6 days ago

                    I think I do really need him though and don't want to sell Son. I'm now around 30 points behind people that do have him..sigh

                    1. MTPockets
                      • 10 Years
                      6 months, 6 days ago

                      If it will keep bothering you then go with your gut. It's not as though KDB/Aguero are bad alternatives