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Is it time to sell Barnes as Wood hits form for Burnley?

Ashley Barnes (£6.6m) has now gone four consecutive matches without an attacking return.

With so many blanks in a row, his owners are likely looking at whether they should be offloading the Burnley forward ahead Gameweek 8.

That said, the Clarets do face another favourable fixture this weekend as Everton come to Turf Moor. The Toffees have conceded at least twice in each of their last five matches.

However, the complicating factor in assessing Barnes’ potential is the recent form of Chris Wood (£6.2m).

Since the former Brighton and Plymouth Argyle striker last found the net, Wood has scored three times.

Is that a trend that will continue in Gameweek 8? We’ve assessed some of the most recent matches to find out whether Barnes is worth holding or if his colleague Wood is hogging the spoils at Burnley.

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Lessons Learned from Gameweek 7

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  1. Iggy pop
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    B Silva charged by FA

    1. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Look up.

    2. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Rediculous

  2. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Bilva charged by FA

    The Manchester City star has a week to respond to the charge but faces a potential six-match ban

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/breaking-bernardo-silva-charged-fa-20385612

    1. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Look up.

      1. kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        look up where?

          1. kennethrhcp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            9 months, 7 days ago

            so not up... back.

            you going to do that for every comment repeated on here 🙂

            1. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 7 days ago

              Yes, I’m a Cron script.

      2. rainy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        We're on a new page so 'look up' doesn't help, cheers

        1. jtreble
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          Mod(s) are asleep. Flagged for HT and Twitter a while ago. :).

            1. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 7 days ago

              FFS All Hands Meeting must have just ended. :).

              1. rainy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 4 Years
                9 months, 7 days ago

                Everyone busy drafting in Foden

                1. jtreble
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  9 months, 7 days ago

                  Foden, of course! That’s the answer. :).

                  1. Hakim Ziyech
                    • 1 Year
                    9 months, 7 days ago

                    This!!!

          1. kennethrhcp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            9 months, 7 days ago

            a while... 20/25mins ago?

            1. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 7 days ago

              WP Comments has a bit of a Time Zone problem. :).

  3. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Start Tomori or Lundstram?

    1. Wilshere Knowledge
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Lundstram. Higher ceiling against an atrocious defence.

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Lundstram imo.

    3. Berbs
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Lundstram. Consequences would be worse if you bench his haul than Tomori's.

    4. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      who's your other defenders?

      if you own KDB you'll prob have 1 of the above 1st sub anyway to come in

      1. Forza Papac
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Cantwell 1st sub atm

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          some hard calls to be made!!!

    5. Murder On Zidanesfloor
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Lundstram NCNB

  4. SADIO SANÉ
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Has Bernardo been charged by the FA yet?

  5. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    KDB ➡️ Mahrez?

    1. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      could be gold

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      JUST looked at that.

    3. Murder On Zidanesfloor
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Not confirmed out yet though...

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

    Sorry for asking this again but I need your insight please.
    Cantwell v Buendia.
    Is it better to go with the cheaper option long term or with Buendia - their player of the year last year?

    1. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 7 days ago

      I had buendia but upgraded to Cantwell + £

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 7 days ago

        It's been a great subscription, especially with the fact I've got an extra £ 1.2 itb for another bandwagon

      2. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 7 days ago

        I also have Pukki so better to spend less money on Norwich 🙂

    2. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Buendia If you have the funds IMHO.

      1. Colby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers lads - really tempting to bring Buendia in as I can’t afford Pukki

    3. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Cantwell. This is like arguing for Dilva over Sane because Dilva is more expensive (hypothetically)

      Buendia is involved in setting up goals and linking play. Cantwell and Pukki are the most likely goal scorers in any game. It just so happens that the goal scorer is cheaper than the assist merchant. That's meant to be a no-brainer

  7. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Don't think I can face no sterling this gw

    Salah KDB ( if out this gw ) -- 》 sterling Auba -4 ?

    Will prob wc next gw anyway. Going without Mo till gw 12

    1. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      2 mids to a forward & mid... who's the 3rd in both?

      1. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Son sorry, not Auba

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          I wouldn't

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Keep mo

    3. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      * Son not Auba

  8. Dannyb
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Kdb to Mahrez for free?

    1. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      It comes with risk. De Bruyne prob back after the international break, and Mahrez not guarenteed a start this weekend, tho I think he will.

      1. PlayPercentage
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        B.Silva won't start at all if his focus has been distracted by this twitter storm.
        And B. Silva was subbed off last night.

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          He's a professional footballer, I doubt his focus will be an issue.

        2. Bird Raymond
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          I don't think this even qualifies as a proper Twitter storm, only the professionally offended are are fussed about this one.

  9. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    If I were to WC over the IB, would you do either of these? Nothing tied up in KDB.

    KDB >> Son or Mahrez

    Pope
    TAA • Zinch • Digne
    Salah • Sterling • KDB • Mount • Cantwell
    Pukki • Abraham
    (Heaton, Lunds, Greenwood, Rico)

    1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Yup now that it looks likely KDB won't start could sell him instead of Salah.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Which one? Son it Mahrez?

        1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          Mahrez over Son Spurs look all over the place atm. Very unpredictable.

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Or*

  10. Colby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Are Rico and Kelly nailed-on guys?

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      No. Rico more than Kelly though

    2. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Rico is not.

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Kelly is not

      1. Colby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers lads. Kelly looked good in the last game but doubt he’ll keep the shirt.

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 7 days ago

          Yes, I doubt so too. If Rico keeps swinging that left foot well then he could + Daniels knee injury should be long term

  11. Coys96
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    1FT, £3.3m itb

    Pope
    TAA Zinchenko Lundstram
    Sterling Son Mount Cantwell
    Aguero Pukki Haller

    Button Soyuncu Dendoncker Kelly

    Aguero -> Auba (c) (free)

    Would captain Sterling otherwise. Any help appreciated 🙂

    1. suddenorgan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Think you should go for it

  12. suddenorgan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Well I thought Digne -> TAA last week was going to be my most boring transfer but Montoya -> Tomori might be about to set a new record

  13. HD7
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Premium players strategy?
    Currently: Salah Sterling
    GW8: Auba, Sterling (may change with Salah around GW12-13);
    GW17: Salah Sterling returns

  14. Valar(Keith)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Time to swap ota out to make space for Mahrez alongside Kdb and Sterling for next week

  15. Goat
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Start one?
    A) Lundstram (wat)
    B) Cantwell (AVL)

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      B. But wouldn't want to bench either

  16. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    hmmm...maybe Mahrez is the answer this week.

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Yeah is a great option

    2. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Heaton
      TAA Lundy Lowton
      Mane Mahrez Mcginn Mount
      Auba Pukki Kun

      Cantwell Kelly Soy

    3. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Even I'm tempted by KDB to Mahrez now.

    4. COK3Y5MURF - UJFC
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      What's the question?

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

        who do I sell kdB for?

        1. COK3Y5MURF - UJFC
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          Why? Pep said it's not serious. He's a doubt for Wolves, not ruled out. And may be back next GW. Nothing has changed regarding Mahrez. Has been playing great since GW1 but remains very rotation prone unless Bilva is suspended/injured.

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

            pep says a lot of things to be honest. Look at KdB's minutes after his injuries last yr.....

            I will be shocked if kdB is played vs Wolves, as this would prob mean pep has a problem convincing Belgium he is injured for IB?

            Well it seems Bilva might have a problem now with him being charged.

    5. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Pep must be smiling at this 🙂

    6. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      If we could just guarantee he'll start...

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

        better chance than KdB...lol

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          True 🙂

    7. Sebastes
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Would you do Son > Mahrez?

      I really like what I've seen from Mahrez lately and want to get him in. Tho I actually think he'll be rested this weekend

    8. Valar(Keith)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      He is the answer for me next week. Getting shot of ota and Barnes for tomori and Wilson this week just in case I need that 3rd city spot for Mahrez.

  17. Liberate HK - antichinazi
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Anyone buying Saka? Planning Dendoncker --> Saka then put him 1st sub in case KDB out

    1. Wilshere Knowledge
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Lacazette should be back soon, so no.

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Hahaha.... I think he wants a taste of the ebening roulette

    2. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Could work this week, will no doubt be a problem going forward tho.

    3. Link
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Debating it as an option. If he doesn't play Europa you'd fancy him to start on the weekend. Very short term punt though

  18. talk2pgb
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    I stupidly brought in BILVA and Auba for KDB and Firmino. What should I do now? Will BILVA even get a game now? FFS

    1. Valar(Keith)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Not what you want to hear.. But getting rid of Firmino before a home game and kdb before any confirmed news.. For Bilva? You'll just have to live with it this week and enjoy aubas potential haul and try to work mahrez in next week maybe?

    2. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      He's safe for this weekend, as he has till next Wednesday to respond to the charge.

    3. MTPockets
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Wait to see if it's appealed. They have until next wednesday

  19. Bubz
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Will Bilva's suspension be good for Dilva then?

    1. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Don't think it'll make much difference, will it?

    2. Wilshere Knowledge
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      How often has Bilva actually played centrally?

      And when he has, how often has he played well there?

      I think his potential in the middle is overstated.

      Gundogan, KDB and Foden the risks imo.

      1. avfc82
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        He played centrally reguarly last season, when De Bruyne was out, and was their Player of the Year.

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          Going back to the point tho, I think Bernardo's suspension is good news for Mahrez. David Silva's competition has been from Gundogan so far.

          1. Wilshere Knowledge
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 7 days ago

            I recall him playing a handful of times centrally, but most of his appearances that earned him POTY coming from the right.

            I may be mistaken in that though.

            1. avfc82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              9 months, 7 days ago

              He played over 20 games centrally last season. Sterling and Sane were the main wide players, and to a lesser extent Mahrez.

              1. Wilshere Knowledge
                • 6 Years
                9 months, 7 days ago

                Fair play.

                I thought Sane had been relegated to 2nd choice last season for Silva.

    3. Sebastes
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      A suspension will be good for Mahrez imo. If Pep doesn't change formation it'll be Mahrez, Sterling and Bilva for the wings and Dilva, Gundo and Foden for cm. Think Rodri and KDB are pretty much nailed with just the odd game off.

    4. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 7 days ago

      City’s 7 matches with 2 wide men results in 14 selections:

      Sterling has had 6 (Bilva slotted left for 1)
      Mahrez has had 4 (Bilva slotted right for 3)

      Sterling 6, Mahrez 4, Bilva 4: there is your 14 selections

      With no Sane- this comes as expected

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Additionally in 7 matches with 3 midfielders it’s 21 selections
        Rodri starts 6 (Gundog slotted in v BOU)
        KDB starts 6 (Gundog slotting in v Norwich)
        David Silva takes 5 times (Guess who - Gundog slotting in twice v Spurs and Everton)

        Rodri 6, KDB 6, Dilva 5, Gundog 4

        There’s your 21 selections
        No surprises there then

        1. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 7 days ago

          Finally, 7 matches with 1 striker
          Hence 7 selections
          Aguero starts 5
          Jesus starts 2

          There’s your 7 selections

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 7 days ago

            In summary : looks at glance that Gundog is midfield cover
            Bilva is wide cover
            Jesus is striker cover

            All these cover players have chance this weekend due: to Kevin’s injury doubt and Mahrez and Aguero mins. However with no international duty for Aguero - I actually think he will start v Wolves but Jesus was fantastic v Wolves in last league match at Etihad in January.
            And Mahrez is brilliant and surely has case to not be left out/ rotated.

            Sterling, Dilva, Gundog and Rodri are definite starters for me:

            1. Will it be Mahrez or Bilva wide right
            2. Will it be Aguero or Jesus
            3. Will Mahrez start with Bilva central at expense of Dilva or Gundog?
            4. Will Pep throw Foden in?

            1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 7 days ago

              The kind of content I like to see 🙂

              1. Nigel Knows
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 7 days ago

                Thanks.
                I hope it helps people with Manchester City questions.

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

              This is so helpful - still confused though

  20. Jinswick
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Whatcha reckon lads?

    A) Zinchenko -> Otamendi
    B) Zinchenko/Coleman -> a cheapie (Rico/Lundstram) and bank some $
    C) Save FT and have 2FT over the IB

    Ryan
    TAA, Digne, Zinchenko
    Salah, Sterling(c), Mount, Cantwell
    Wilson, Abraham, Pukki

    Button, Coleman, Deondocker, Soyuncu
    Bank 0.0m, 1FT, WC available

    1. Link
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Tough. I wouldn't fancy the Everton double up so would be looking to shift Coleman soon. Coleman > Lundstram could be a goer and covers you nicely if Pep doesn't play Zinchenko

    2. Marmalade Forest
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      I ditched Coleman for Tomori last week. Happy enough with what he did for me, but happy with the move to Digne/Robbo/TAA with Lund/Tom OTB. Might move one of my main three to Rico too.

  21. HD7
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    A or B team, mates?

    A)Pope
    TAA Tomori Diop Guilbert
    Salah Sterling Mount KDB
    Abraham Auba

    Subs: Button, Greenwood, Dendonker, Rico

    B)Pope
    TAA Ota VVD
    Yarmolenko Sterling Mount KDB
    Abraham Haller Auba

    Subs: Button, Guilbert, Dendonker, Rico

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

    What do you all do with Aguero now?

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Tough one. Could go Auba. But City have 4 good fixtures which Aguero could haul in. So difficult, even from the bench he's a good option

  23. Coys96
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 7 days ago

    Bayern only had an xG of 1.27, Spurs had 1.69. Wow

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Bayern expected to score one and maybe two

      Sounded fair enough

    2. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Salah must be licking his lips

  24. OTBC!
      9 months, 7 days ago

      I'm looking to play my WC, this is my current team:

      Pope, Heaton,
      TAA, Otamendi, Aurier, Digne, Rico
      Salah, Sterling, KDB, Cantwell, Mount
      Pukki, Abraham, Greenwood

      the team i m thinking of is:

      Pope, Heaton,
      TAA, Otamendi, Tomori, Kelly, Rico
      Salah, Mahrez, KDB, Cantwell, Mount
      Pukki, Abraham, Aubameyang

      what are your thoughts and do you think it's worth WC yet with the time i have?

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 7 days ago

        I’d rather own Sterling than Aubameyang

      2. Tamagotchi Massacre
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        I would think carefully about whether you want to tie up one of your city births with a defender. They look absolutely awful and I believe they'll struggle to keep CS in the PL

        On the other hand their attack is absolutely belting. You're making life very awkward for yourself if you either want or are forced by injury to change Salah or Auba

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          To be fair to Otamendi and Fernandinho, they've conceded one goal in four games when paired together this season.

          With WOL, cry, AVL, SOU up next, I can see why Otamendi is appealing, but John Stones coming back from injury could mean a bit of rotation. Just something to consider.

          1. Tamagotchi Massacre
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 7 days ago

            The level of opposition has been appalling and the Watford game was a bit of a freak game. Even in that they looked wide open

            They don't pass the sight test for me. Time will tell of course

            1. avfc82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              9 months, 7 days ago

              Fair points, I'm not sure the level of opposition will improve that much over the forthcoming weeks tho 🙂

    • MTPockets
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      According to Simon Stone (BBC):
      "Important to note the Bernardo Silva case is NOT one where minimum 6-match ban applies. Was in written form on social media. Player has already expressed regret to FA and Mendy has written in his defence." https://twitter.com/sistoney67/status/1179329559252082688

      Not sure how correct that is

      1. MTPockets
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        FA rules say:
        "Where an Aggravated Breach is committed ...
        48.2 in writing only;
        48.3 via the use of any communication device, public communication network (to include, but not limited to, social media) or broadcast media only ...

        a Regulatory Commission will not be bound to impose an immediate suspension of at least six Matches for a first such breach, or of no fewer than seven Matches for a second or further such breach. Instead the Regulatory Commission may impose any sanction that it considers appropriate, taking into account any aggravating or mitigating factors present"

        May want to hold off transfers until it's decided

      2. Murder On Zidanesfloor
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Not sure, but the 6 match ban looks a bit harsh in this case surely. Just fine him and make him go to weekly compulsory educational sessions for a couple months.

    • Link
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Heaton - 4
      TAA - Zinchenko - Soyuncu - Tarkowski - Rico
      Salah - Sterling - KDB - Mount - Donks
      Vardy - Pukki - Wickham

      Caught in a few minds here. KDB injury looks like I'll have to play both Rico and Soy/Donks this week. Not ideal

      A. Salah + Wickham > Yarmo + Auba(c) for -4
      B. Zinchenko > Otamendi (security)
      C. Donks > Saka (pre wc punt)

    • Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 7 days ago

      Mahrez on corners now that KdB potentially misses Wolves I suppose?

      1. MTPockets
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Or on the bench

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 7 days ago

          lol

      2. Murder On Zidanesfloor
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Yeah probably. You getting him?

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

          Maybe not sure....

          1. Hakim Ziyech
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 7 days ago

            Sits around a corner in the bench buddy

      3. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Gundog was nailed at the start of the season because he took some corners last season, or something like that, ask Doos

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

          Doos?

          459-007-99993

          1. SADIO SANÉ
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 7 days ago

            something like that

      4. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        I’ll probs get him but means no sterling for a bit tricky

      5. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        If he even starts.

    • DannyDrinkVodka
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Kun>Auba(c) now or wait until after Europa League match?

      • Trilogist
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        So I'm a little mad, but only myself to blame catching the early price rise bringing Yarmolenko in, now I need to sort KDB.

        I only have Kelly to come off the bench vs whu or Soyuncu vs LIV.

        I want to bring in Mahrez so I need to cover the four points, but not sure its worth it when KDB will be back after the break.

        Anyone else with a similar predicament?

        1. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          I’m really unsure what to do with him. A 5-0 win for City could see a massive slip if no other City forward cover

        2. Gentle_Turks
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          I'm swapping him out for this gameweek to Son or Mahrez. Don't want a 10 mill player on the bench and a Son or Mahrez would be a greta differential as many who bought KDB early will just bench him. Not sure it's worth a hit though. My transfer would be for free.

      • Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 7 days ago

        Aguero, KDB and Aurier to Vardy. Sterling and Otamendi?

        Or

        Aguero and Aurier to Aubameyang and Otamendi ?

        1. Wilshere Knowledge
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          Why are you desperate to lose Kun?

          1. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 7 days ago

            Jesus is probably going to start against Wolves

            1. Wilshere Knowledge
              • 6 Years
              9 months, 7 days ago

              I mean it's 5 days between CL and PL, not sure last night has much baring, despite the obsession with constant rest on here.

              I don't have him, so not biased or anything.

              Wolves are a tough side to beat for top teams, and Kun is magnitudes better.

        2. jerseyboy
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 7 days ago

          The first one - go big!