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Scoutcast Episode 306 – What to do about Aguero and Man City rotation?

Manchester City rotation and the fallout from Leicester City’s remarkable 9-0 win over Southampton dominate the discussion in this week’s Scoutcast.

David and Az have the perfect guest to reflect on the rout at St. Mary’s, as they are joined by Foxes fan and Jamie Vardy captainer Andy Goddard.

Andy also reveals how he has ascended to the top of the FFS Mods and Cons mini-league despite – or perhaps because of – having no Liverpool and Manchester City representation.

There is plenty of airtime devoted to Pep Guardiola’s maddening tinkering as the debate rages over how we handle the unpredictability of the champions’ starting XIs.

A discussion on the defensive template also throws up various names, both budget and premium.

Andy takes his turn to choose a differential after the success of Joe’s Neal Maupay pick, while David reveals the best teams for clean sheets.

There’s plenty of roughs and a smattering of smooths as Az summarises the community’s fortunes in Gameweek 10.

The trio’s transfer and captain plans are also unveiled as we prepare for the penultimate Gameweek before the November international break.

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  1. Whats the Huth
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Just been playing with Abraham to Rashford and Maddison to Pérez

    Jeeze!

    I need to log out now.

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      If Perez keeps his position in the 11, he's decent option tbh 🙂

      1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Needs some consistency now

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yep
          Can be a season defining bargain if keeps his position in the team IMO

    2. FOO FIGHTER
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Hell no. Unless tammy blanks another 3 games in a row maybe then look to move him on but unlikely to happen.

        I would to Maddi to Perez though 😉

        1. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Would you do Maddison to Tielemans and Mane to Salah

      • Kopkloppers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        A prospective supertroll must be Perez!

    3. Rinseboy
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Best striker next 2 weeks
      A - Rashford
      B - Auba
      C - Kane
      D - Laca
      E - Frimino

      Pope
      TAA Mendy Lunds Rico Soyuncu
      Sterling KDB Mount Cantwell Yarmolenko
      Tammy Vardy

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Jimenez ?

        1. Rinseboy
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          cheers bro but not a fan at all. Wolves hardly creating any chances!

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Cool 🙂

      2. Flog the trog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        D or E. No Liverpool attack could bite you in the ass

        1. Rinseboy
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          yeah planning to address that after next 2 games

      3. Freddiebell
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        D

    4. FOO FIGHTER
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Sale value of my team on 101.8m?

        Is that any good?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Very good

        2. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Mines 100.5, awful

        3. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Doesn't matter much, so much value everywhere this season

          1. FOO FIGHTER
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Just thinking oabout next WC 🙂

          2. Whats the Huth
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Same here

          3. Murder On Zidanesfloor
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Its a bit unbelievable actually. Mine is 100.7, 101.8 is nuts.

            1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Ahh I also have 1.1 ITB. Sorry, forgot to factor that in, my bad

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Nice brag 😉

          4. PikeyMikey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Mines 102.9

            1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Are you sure thats not your team value? 102.9 is your selling value??

              1. FOO FIGHTER
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  My TV is 103.5m

                  1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    yeah mine is 103.7

                    1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      103.8* actually

                • camarozz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  101.3m sv. And iv nothing in the bank.

              2. Abra Dubravka
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Squad value or sell value? My squad value is £103.2, but sell value is only £101.4m. £101.8m is very good

                • Kopkloppers
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  TV????

              3. Don Kloppeone
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Yeh that’s v good

                I have
                SV 101.5
                TV 103.2

              4. The 12th Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                TV = 103.4
                SV = 101.5

              5. jia you jia you
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                101.4 (103)

              6. Warby84
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                101.6

              7. Devo-McDuff
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Is there a quick place to get sell on value total or do you just need to manually add it up? My TV is 104.9, curious to see what that translates to in SV.

              8. Freddiebell
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Mines 102.3

                1. Freddiebell
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  TV 104.4

            2. BNMC
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Arsenal may be playing badly but should we be looking past their fixtures? They soon play Saints and Norwich who both can't defend.

              • Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Cannot believe Wilson dropped. He was - 92% when I went to bed. Half the world must have pulled him out through out the night. Unless the FPL stats formula is wide of the mark

                1. Whats the Huth
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  92% is dropping territory

                2. Abra Dubravka
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Depends on the rate of drop as well. -92% can easily drop if you check at say 10pm and it's dropping fast

                  • Murder On Zidanesfloor
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    You were surprised he dropped after -92%??

                    FPL stats is not 100% accurate, and anything 90+ means a drop is possible, doesn't take half the world's transfers for it

                  • Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Fair enough. Learning for me then!

                3. THFC4LIFE
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  The more I look at Digne in my team the more I hate him, but I’ll probably keep him this week and play him over Soyuncu

                  1. Flog the trog
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    He’s the player I’ve been most glad I avoided. Seriously considered him at the start of the season.

                  2. FOO FIGHTER
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      See post below lol

                  3. FOO FIGHTER
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Yeah good idea. Get rid of Dinge with an FT though.

                      GW14 to 18 LEI (A), LIV (A), CHE (H), UTD (A), ARS (H).

                      Like the scariest horror you will ever see in your life 😮

                      1. FOO FIGHTER
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Fail!

                        • THFC4LIFE
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Ye I’m undecided with my moves, possibly Wilson to Rashford if confirmed fit or could do Digne to Rico to free up funds or even save lol

                          Basically I’ve no clue

                      2. Ajax Hamsterdam
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        Auba or Kane to replace aguero next week ? Thanks

                        1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Both not great. Just get Vardy, Tammy, Rashford, Jimi, or Maupay. And use the rest to upgrade elsewhere.

                        2. Amey
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Go cheap & upgrade Midfield ?

                        3. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          I'm going Kane today. Have a feeling he's going to go on a mini run. Will. Leave me with Vardy, Tammy and Kane

                        4. jtreble
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Unfortunately premium forwards don’t provide value (points/GBP) and, therefore, make little sense in FPL. Hope FPL fixes this soon but until then ...

                      3. Bug
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        Hi Folks, any ideas on below bunch will be appreciated. 2 FT, 0.4 ITB

                        Pope
                        TAA, Tomori, Soy, Lund, Rico
                        Salah, Debryune, Sterling, Mount, Dendocker
                        Abraham, Jiminez, Pukki

                        Thanks in advance

                        1. Indpush
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Burn a transfer or sell Pukki

                      4. Dream Killers 2.0
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        Morning,

                        I have 2 free transfers and struggling to see where to use them. Might just save them. Any advice? 0.1m in bank.

                        Roberto
                        TAA, Tomori, Lundstram, Soy
                        Sterling, KDB, Mount
                        Vardy, Auba, Abraham

                        Bench - Gazzaniga, McGinn, Cantwell, Rico

                        1. BNMC
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            I'd be looking to work in a LIV attacker. Auba -> Connolly/Ayew and McGinn -> Salah/Mane

                        2. JJO
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Best defender to buy right now?
                          (Not City or Liv)

                          1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            Chilwell

                            1. JJO
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Would you double with Soy?

                              1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Probably not. Considered Alonso? Looks nailed, hes played very well.

                                1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  If looking for cheaper, Lascelles is a good shout, NEW have good fixtures.

                                  1. JJO
                                    • 7 Years
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Those are 2 picks i was looking for
                                    Thanks man

                          2. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                            • 8 Years
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            Soy, Lund

                            1. JJO
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              No one better?
                              I have Soy,Lund and Rico

                              1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                You didn't make it clear!

                                Stick with template then. Don't over think it. More fires burning in your front 8 surely

                                1. JJO
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Ill make it clearer next time 🙂
                                  I have Boly to replace,my front 8 is ok
                                  I just thought someone will have some less template idea tgen those 3 defenders,so i could think about ut

                          3. Lingard’s Shin Guards
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Chilwell, Soy, Lund

                              1. JJO
                                • 7 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Will be more specific next time 🙂
                                I have Soy,Lund and Rico
                                Double Lei def?

                                1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Nah. Double is not necessary IMO

                                2. Lingard’s Shin Guards
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Nah don’t double up

                              2. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Tomori decent shout too

                                1. JJO
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Yeah thats maybe the most rational pick
                                  Thanks for you replies man 🙂

                                  1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                                    • 8 Years
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    No worries bud

                            • citizenkane
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              2FT, 0.1 ITB

                              Pope
                              Robertson Lundstram Ota
                              Salah Sterling KDB Mount
                              Pukki Haller Abraham

                              Button Rico Dendoncker Hanley

                              I really want Haller out, not passing the eye test at all for me. Would you do Pukki & Haller > Vardy & Connolly? Want to squeeze in Vardy but would leave me terribly imbalanced. Or any other ideas?

                              1. Freddiebell
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                That's what did. Brought in Vardy4and Connolly

                                1. citizenkane
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Cheers, looks like I'll be doing the same

                            • Bobby Digital
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Is Adama nailed? Which position is he playing?

                              1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Dont think anyone is nailed in that team except Jimi and Rui

                                1. JJO
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Can play in few positions but with Jota back he eint play every game

                                  1. Bobby Digital
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Ok, cheers.

                                2. Bobby Digital
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Traore could be an exciting player to own, cheap too.

                              2. Kopkloppers
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Who knows, who knows? Sorry not to be more helpful.

                                1. Bobby Digital
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  No worries.

                              3. Another Hoops
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Played 90 minutes in 4 of the last 5 games (86 minutes in the other) and played 90 minutes in 5 of the last 7. Looks like a decent 5th midfield option for now until that changes.

                            • stu92
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Ryan
                              Robbo - VVD - Tomori - Chilwell
                              Salah - KDB - Maddison
                              Pukki - Abraham - Vardy
                              (Button - Lundstram - McGinn - Cantwell)

                              A) Who should I captain?
                              B) Bench ok? Want to play Lunds but not sure at who’s expense.

                              1. Bobby Digital
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                A) KDB or Salah
                                B) Bench is ok

                              2. Another Hoops
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                A) My heart is saying captain Mane but my head is saying KDB. I'm on KDB at the moment because he's at home.

                                B) Lundstram for Tomori

                            • niloh1
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              hey guys, just want to know if its worth a hit to do auba & mcginn to sterling & 5m forward?

                              pope mcgovern
                              taa soy rico tomori lunstram
                              kdb mane mount mcginn dedonker
                              vardy abraham auba

                              1. stu92
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Don’t think it’s worth a hit, you’ve got a decent enough team for this week as it is.

                              2. Freddiebell
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                If you think man city will score 4 or 5 goals yes

                              3. Another Hoops
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                If Sterling starts and you captain him then probably worth the hit.

                            • Gunner Boy
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              G2G ?

                              Gazzaniga
                              Lundstram Tomori Soyuncu Mendy
                              KDB (vc) Pepe Salah
                              Wilson Aguero (c) Abraham

                              subs: Button Saka Rico Cantwell

                              moves for next GW: Pepe + Wilson > Martial + Vardy (-4)

                            • Longlatini
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Bit of bench headache this week

                              Which two to play from
                              Lundstram
                              Söyüncü
                              Tomori
                              Ayew???

                              1. Another Hoops
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Tough but bench Tomori and Soyuncu.

                                1. Longlatini
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Thanks that’s what I’m on at moment

                            • cuppatea78
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Over the next two weeks I'm thinking of getting rid of Cantwell and Pukki and bringing in Martial and Connelly.

                              Should I do the Pukki to Connelly transfer this week or save the transfer until next week and do both at the same time? Basically it's either stick with Pukki this week against Brighton or go with Connelly this week against Norwich

                              I'll have Connelly start this week but from next week he will more than likely be a sub as I'd have a strong 5 man midfield (KDB, Mane, Mount, Martial, Sterling)

                              1. Freddiebell
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                I did that move on monday

                            • Firmino
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Who is the best 4.4 defender?

                              1. The 12th Man
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                I like Lascelles

                              2. Lingard’s Shin Guards
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Rico

                                  1. g40steve
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    I thought Lundy & Rico were in every team already?

                                • BNMC
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Rico or maybe Janmaat as a punt

                                  • g40steve
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Janmaat
                                    Lascelles

                                  • Another Hoops
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Saiss until Boly returns if not Lascelles pal.

                                • HMC
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Any major surgery needed here?

                                  Pope Heaton
                                  Virgil Digne Tomori Lund Gibson
                                  Salah kdb Mount Tielemans McGinn
                                  Auba Jimmy King

                                  No sterling scares me a lot this week and after missing out on Vardy + defender I went from 50k to 140k so trying to avoid 2 poor weeks (aren’t we all)

                                  Do I just stick and roll transfer? Also have WC intact

                                  Your suggestions most appreciated, cheers

                                  1. stu92
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Even 140k says you’re doing something right to me! Don’t like Digne personally this season, and Sterling is still a bit hit and miss this season.

                                    1. HMC
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 9 Years
                                      1 month, 13 days ago

                                      Yep agree on Digne, had him from the start and haven’t been able to ship him yet without taking a hit. Who would you ship him out for based on 6+ fixtures?

                                      Vs Saints it has the makings of a big sterling score but stranger things have happened, cheers

                                      1. stu92
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        1 month, 13 days ago

                                        I got rid of Digne for Otamendi a few weeks ago but that didn’t work out as expected, just shifted him for Chilwell this week. Think Leicester have a good run coming up, added assist potential and a few quid cheaper than Digne.

                                  2. Another Hoops
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    You should be giving me advice after my average start but stick and potentially do Auba & King to Vardy & Tammy next week for free.

                                    1. HMC
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 9 Years
                                      1 month, 13 days ago

                                      Both loving Abraham and purposely didn’t want to jump on the bandwagon-he’s now the most owned player!
                                      Potentially Vardy and Rashford for those 2

                                    2. HMC
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 9 Years
                                      1 month, 13 days ago

                                      Damn autocorrect meant to read don’t love Abraham pick

                                • CostaCoffee
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Play Digne (Spurs H) or Yedlin (West Ham A)

                                  1. Another Hoops
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Lucas Digne.