Captain Poll

Vote in the Gameweek 12 Captain Poll

Fantasy Premier League managers are faced with another tough captaincy decision as Gameweek 12 creeps up on us.

You can now vote in the latest poll (below or in the sidebar), while Joe and David have published a captaincy video on our YouTube channel.

With yet another Friday Night Deadline reducing the turnaround time this week, Manchester City and Liverpool options have largely been taken off the table for the captaincy.

That’s because the two title-hopefuls meet at Anfield on Sunday afternoon and such clashes can often be very off-putting to Fantasy managers.

The meeting of Liverpool and Manchester City could cause problems for the Gameweek 12 captaincy

Manchester City have had some defensive wobbles this season but remain joint-top for clean sheets in the Premier League thus far, level with Sheffield United on five.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are top of the league for points won at home in 2019/20, having won all five matches at Anfield thus far.

Something may have to give there, but predicting would be quite difficult.

Conversely, Liverpool are still yet to record a clean sheet in front of their own fans this season which could leave Manchester City with plenty of chances to break them down.

However, Raheem Sterling (£12.1m) and Kevin de Bruyne (£10.2m) have both blanked in two of their last five Premier League outings… so can they be trusted in a tough to call fixture?

These questions will be running through a few minds, but we expect most of the Fantasy community to look beyond Anfield this weekend.

Vardy has been in tremendous goal-scoring form of late

The ongoing scoring form of Jamie Vardy (£9.4m) is sure to attract plenty of attention.

He has 18 goals in the 20 Premier League matches since Brendan Rodgers took over at Leicester and has blanked just once since Gameweek 7.

This weekend he and his colleagues play host to an Arsenal side that is not exactly in a good place right now.

Amid rifts between the supporters, the manager and his chosen captain Granit Xhaka (£5.2m), now is a good time to face the Gunners.

Vardy himself loves playing Arsenal, scoring eight goals in his last eight league starts against them.

Abraham could be considered for the captaincy this weekend

Some Fantasy managers are turning to Chelsea for Gameweek 12 as they welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge.

Tammy Abraham (£7.9m) is likely to be the most captained Chelsea option after his 12-point score in Gameweek 11.

However, it will be interesting to see how many will be put off by his superior record away from home this season.

Abraham has 11 attacking returns so far this season but only two of them have been registered at Stamford Bridge.

That said, it must be said that the former Aston Villa loanee has been somewhat unfortunate in front of his own fans so far.

Raúl Jiménez (£7.2m) has also been tipped as an outside bet for the Gameweek 12 captaincy.

The Mexican international has four attacking returns in as many Premier League appearances, while Aston Villa come to Molineux having proved rather obliging at the back this season.

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747 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Foozeball
    • 2 Years
    13 days, 7 hours ago

    Which of Pukki or Wilson should I remove for a hit? The other one will be kept for 1 more gw because I don't think taking a -8 would be worth it

    I have enough money itb to get Abraham for either (already have Vardy)

    1. The Units
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 7 hours ago

      Not sure it's worth a hit.

    2. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      13 days, 7 hours ago

      Willy

    3. ZeBestee
      • 5 Years
      13 days, 7 hours ago

      Keeo both for this gameweek imo.

      1. ZeBestee
        • 5 Years
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        Keep*

    4. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      13 days, 6 hours ago

      Keep Pukki

  2. antoinehude
    • 3 Years
    13 days, 7 hours ago

    GW12 Team:

    Gazzaniga
    Digne - Tomori - Willems
    Sterling - De Bruyne - Martial - Mount
    Aubameyang - Vardy - Abraham

    Button - Lundstram - Cantwell - Hanley

    GW13 Possible morve:

    A) IN: Mané / Robertson OUT: Sterling / Digne
    B) IN: Salah / Chilwell OUT: Sterling / Digne

    1. Jullepuu
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        A by a mile

      • The Units
        • 9 Years
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        A

      • Effe
        • 9 Years
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        A

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 7 hours ago

      Was the Son RC decision VAR'ed ??

      If yes the overturning makes zero sense IMO. Contradicting the VAR results 😕

      1. ZeBestee
        • 5 Years
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        Given the circumstances sorrounding the injury, VAR decision may have been taken in the context of what happened and they probably got it wrong because of the big injury to Gomez.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 7 hours ago

          Even after reviewing it multiple times huh 😮

          1. ZeBestee
            • 5 Years
            13 days, 7 hours ago

            Yeah, they are human beings and the injury may have swung the decision to Son red card. Things have calm down now and they have accepted it was wrong dismissal and have rescinded it.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              13 days, 7 hours ago

              That's a good perspective
              Cheers mate.

      2. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        I thought so at first, but I don’t think it was.
        The referee seemed to upgrade the yellow to a red once he saw the severity of the injury.
        VAR should have overturned it there and then, but didn’t

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 7 hours ago

          Exactly point.
          It's not like when clubs appeal they do a long hearing. Decision must have been taken quickly as it is obvious most of the times once we watch the incidence 2/3 times

          1. HamezMace
            • 5 Years
            13 days, 7 hours ago

            VAR has been awful this season in my opinion

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              13 days, 6 hours ago

              No doubt
              Probably will improve as it gets along

      3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        With his ankle hanging off his leg I think in the heat of the moment the ref made a decision to send son off

        It was the wrong decision but if you are referring a game and see that you would be pulling out the red too

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 7 hours ago

          I agree mate
          I'd have definitely done the same
          I'm just asking whether VAR was done, as they should have overturned the RC right there

      4. jtreble
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        13 days, 7 hours ago

        All Red Cards are VARed.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 6 hours ago

          Cheers for the information
          That was a bad VAR call then !

    3. Woy_is_back
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 7 hours ago

      Yarmo to Son or better options? Martial can´t be trusted right?

      9.6 itb

      1. Jullepuu
          13 days, 7 hours ago

          Risky but a good differential if you need to catch up

          1. Woy_is_back
            • 2 Years
            13 days, 7 hours ago

            Martial? United are w_nk though

        • The Units
          • 9 Years
          13 days, 7 hours ago

          Got Mount?

          1. Woy_is_back
            • 2 Years
            13 days, 7 hours ago

            yeah

            1. The Units
              • 9 Years
              13 days, 7 hours ago

              Son is better than Martial. Not sure what Son mental state is in? Spurs are crap enuff already.

              Not much pickings in that 9 mil bracket.

      2. Jullepuu
          13 days, 7 hours ago

          Surely Otamendi won't drop again before friday?

          Do you think that Robertdon will rise before the deadline?

          1. The Units
            • 9 Years
            13 days, 7 hours ago

            Check those price sites. But I would expect not as pool are playing man city this week.

            1. Jullepuu
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                I calculated that Otamendi should be around -50 by the deadline and Robbo should be around +95. Many people make their transfers on thursday evening/friday so I expect Robbo to rise but I can't see Ota dropping.

          2. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
            • 2 Years
            13 days, 7 hours ago

            A) Kane + Vardy + Martial
            B) Firmino + Vardy + Son
            C) Kane + Son + Martial

            1. Jullepuu
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                B

              • Nolberto Solano
                • 8 Years
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                A

              • The Units
                • 9 Years
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                A

            2. ZeBestee
              • 5 Years
              13 days, 7 hours ago

              Son sold by 117k Managers already, at 6% ownership accross. Will be massive differential but Spurs are yet to show any form, will Kane back change that going forward?

              1. Sharkytect
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                I pressed the wildcard button as soon as he got that red

                1. ZeBestee
                  • 5 Years
                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                  They are well out of sorts atm, but if they can change that then he will be massive. Doubt it will happen soon though.

              2. Amey
                • 1 Year
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                Bad differential probably ?

                1. ZeBestee
                  • 5 Years
                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                  Probably, time will tell.

              3. Woy_is_back
                • 2 Years
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                Hopefully more sells, might bring him in.

                1. ZeBestee
                  • 5 Years
                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                  Need to see their reaction in the CL to consider it.

            3. Nolberto Solano
              • 8 Years
              13 days, 7 hours ago

              I’m looking at taking out Ota, Yarmo & Auba for a -4. Which option?

              A) Janmaat, Mane & Maupay
              B) Robbo, Madders & Jimmy

              I’m leaning towards B, I can always do Sterling to Mané next week

              1. Jullepuu
                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                  A with Ings

                • gaurava1216
                  • 4 Years
                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                  B all day

              2. Jammydodger2018
                • 1 Year
                13 days, 7 hours ago

                How am I looking?

                After next week I’m thinking either Digne to VVD or Sterling to Salah. Would you do either or something else. 0.6itb

                Pope (Button)

                Digne Tomori Lundstram (Robertson, Rico)

                Mount Mane Sterling KDB Martial

                Abraham Jiminez (Greenwood)

              3. FOO FIGHTER
                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                  So Son's points will change now that the Red card has been overturned?

                  1. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                      Ha! No chance buddy

                      1. FOO FIGHTER
                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                          Do not have Son. Just wanted to check.

                    • Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                        has anyone played that Fifa game where you get those different bonus balls in the game, like speed boost or dribbling etc.
                        Have you seen Sane with speed boost, lmao would wreck Bolt

                      • Me Spurs
                        • 1 Year
                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                        Now that sons red has been rescinded can I have my points back for towers!

                        1. Me Spurs
                          • 1 Year
                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                          *fpl

                      • My heart goes Salalalalah
                        • 2 Years
                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                        Im starting Lundstram and Soy over Yarmo this weekend. Or should I start the attacker that might get rotated?

                        1. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                            Yarmo second on my bench this week after Rico, he has Burnley away. No guarantee he even starts or gets minutes.
                            He will be out my team in a week or two, just not hitting him out this week pointlessly so he can go on the bench.

                            1. My heart goes Salalalalah
                              • 2 Years
                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                              Cheers sir

                          • Nolberto Solano
                            • 8 Years
                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                            I would start Lundstram and Soy. I’m
                            Personally looking to get Yarmo out of my team asap

                            1. My heart goes Salalalalah
                              • 2 Years
                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                              Yep. Next week if I dont do Mendy to Robbo. Yarmo, Mendy, Dendoncker my bench

                          • Ajax Hamsterdam
                            • 5 Years
                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                            Yarmolenko ahead of soy definitely

                          • Woy_is_back
                            • 2 Years
                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                            Arsenal will score though

                            1. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                its probable but I dont think Yarmo gets anything either, maybe a 1 pointer for Yarmo. I think there is a higher chance of a Soy CS then Yarmo getting 2+ points.

                              • My heart goes Salalalalah
                                • 2 Years
                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                I am more sure of a Yarmo beching and cameo, than Arsenal scoring

                            2. Yank Revolution
                              • 8 Years
                              13 days, 6 hours ago

                              Doing the same as you....

                          • Rinseboy
                            • 7 Years
                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                            Is getting Robbo in for Mendy next week just going to give me a massive defenders benching headache every week? Thoughts?

                            Pope
                            TAA Soyuncu Lunds
                            Mane Maddison Mount KDB
                            Vardy Tammy Jimi
                            Button Mendy Rico Cantwell
                            2.8 ITB

                            1. The Units
                              • 9 Years
                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                              Not when pools blank week comes around!

                            2. ZeBestee
                              • 5 Years
                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                              No, it will give you more points.

                            3. My heart goes Salalalalah
                              • 2 Years
                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                              Im doing that. See above. I have Willems for tor Rico. Other 4 same same

                            4. JabariParkersEyelid
                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                I've got a very similar team to you. Same amount ITB and I'm doing boly to robbo next week as long as nothing disastrous happens. You have a slight headache if you do it but is there really a better use of your funds than making the switch?

                                I don't think so. Make the move, if you play Lund most weeks you basically have 10 attackers in your lineup.

                            5. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                whats peoples plan for GW18 and the pool blank, most people will have triple pool. Im jsut planning to bench them all tbh. Anyone considering free hit that week or taking some of them out?
                                Free hit seems a waste for that week

                                1. ZeBestee
                                  • 5 Years
                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                  Gameweek 18 is 7 ganeweeks away, I wouldn't be massively concerned for that gameweek, we have 7 more gameweeks and FT's to get as many points as possible.

                                  1. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                      its not too far off to think about it, especially with triple pool

                                      1. ZeBestee
                                        • 5 Years
                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                        I remember each of last 2 seasons when Managers plan for BGW30/31 only to massively miss points along the way to that game. The potential points missed far outweight that single gameweek points gained.

                                        1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                                          • 4 Years
                                          13 days, 6 hours ago

                                          My rank went from 50k to 5k last year while I had the supposed dross while preparing for the blank GW.

                                  2. The Units
                                    • 9 Years
                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                    I was going to have 3 (TAA, Mane and Salah), but now just 2 (TAA and Mane) as Salah is out of form. So will just bench.

                                  3. My heart goes Salalalalah
                                    • 2 Years
                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                    Bench the 3 for sure

                                  4. Effe
                                    • 9 Years
                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                    Which other team has a blank that week?

                                    1. jtreble
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 3 Years
                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                      LIVWHU.

                                      1. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
                                          13 days, 6 hours ago

                                          lucky no one has any west ham assetts LOL

                                      2. Effe
                                        • 9 Years
                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                        Just worked it out myself... West Ham. I’ll probably just bench by 3 Liverpool players that week

                                    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
                                      • 2 Years
                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                      Only Wolves looks like a plum fixture gw18 anyway

                                    3. jtreble
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 3 Years
                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                      WC for me.

                                  5. FOO FIGHTER
                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                      Confirmed

                                      LFC will field two playing squads simultaneously, with Villa Park encounter taking place on December 17 and Club World Cup semi in Qatar the next day.

                                      1. ZeBestee
                                        • 5 Years
                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                        Not the best preparation for them. Fixture organizers haven't helped here.

                                        1. FOO FIGHTER
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Milner, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Origi.

                                            Subs: Adrian, Lovren, Firmino, Mane, Lallana, Robertson, Jones.

                                        2. The Units
                                          • 9 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          Will be interesting which comp pool is sees as more important.

                                          1. The Units
                                            • 9 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Sorry bad England.

                                        3. jtreble
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          See, HT.

                                      2. Eat my goal!
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 1 Year
                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                        Bearing in mind Son was carded in the 79th min, there performance was scrappy! Much like Utd I’m not keen on any of their assets.

                                      3. Wild Rover
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 9 Years
                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                        Just because Son’s red has been overturned doesn’t mean he will play. His head looked really gone an£ I suspect Poch will keep him out of the firing line

                                        1. HamezMace
                                          • 5 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          Well he’s travelled for the CL game tomorrow.
                                          I think the best thing that they can do is get him back on the pitch as soon as possible

                                          1. Wild Rover
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 9 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            I’ve no idea where Crvena Zvezda is but I doubt they will boo the crap out of him because of it

                                            1. Wild Rover
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 9 Years
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              Although it helps that he is at home at the weekend. I think they will want him around the squad but playing is another matter

                                            2. Rainer
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              Red Star Belgrade.

                                            3. HamezMace
                                              • 5 Years
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              I don’t think anyone in the PL will either.
                                              From what I’ve seen everyone agrees it was a horrible accident, and nothing but sympathy for Son

                                              1. Wild Rover
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 9 Years
                                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                You overestimate the scumminess of some English fans

                                                1. Wild Rover
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 9 Years
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  *underestimate

                                                  1. HamezMace
                                                    • 5 Years
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    I guess. Either way, I expect Son to start this weekend, I mean why bother with the appeal if you’re not going to play him?

                                                    1. Wild Rover
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 9 Years
                                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                      For his own mental well-being for one thing but also it was three games, not just this weekend

                                                      1. HamezMace
                                                        • 5 Years
                                                        13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                        Only time will tell I guess

                                                        1. Wild Rover
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          • 9 Years
                                                          13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                          Indeed

                                              2. Wild Rover
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 9 Years
                                                13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                Maybe you don’t realise that although Son obviously wouldn’t wish that injury, the foul was not an accident but a deliberate hack in retribution for what he perceived as an elbow from Gomes shortly before

                                                1. HamezMace
                                                  • 5 Years
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Players commit those tactical fouls all the time.
                                                  To clarify I meant causing injury was an accident.

                                        2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 9 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          Agreed and even if he starts he's going to be apprehensive on any tackles which will probably harm his game

                                          This will impact him for a while I think

                                        3. ZeBestee
                                          • 5 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          They have the CL tomorrow, that would help alleviate the nerves a bit before playing at home. I think he will play him.

                                        4. jtreble
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          Agree.

                                        5. Jarvish Scott Talent
                                          • 4 Years
                                          13 days, 6 hours ago

                                          The guy whose bouncer killed Phil Hughes was back playing cricket again less than 2 weeks later. Sometimes you just need to get back on the horse.

                                          1. Wild Rover
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 9 Years
                                            13 days, 6 hours ago

                                            I bet he was a few miles per hour slower

                                            1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                                              • 4 Years
                                              13 days, 6 hours ago

                                              Bowled another bouncer in his first over if memory serves.

                                          2. Yank Revolution
                                            • 8 Years
                                            13 days, 6 hours ago

                                            Dont the batsmen wear helmets? Can you describe how this happened?

                                            1. Wild Rover
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 9 Years
                                              13 days, 6 hours ago

                                              He turned his back on it and it hit him behind the ear just below the helmet. Most now have a protective extension that has been added to cover that area but many still don’t. Steve Smith wasn’t wearing one when he took one in a similar area recently. He does now

                                              1. Yank Revolution
                                                • 8 Years
                                                13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                Ouch...that sounds very painful. Poor guy.

                                      4. Nolberto Solano
                                        • 8 Years
                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                        Which transfers would you prioritise this week?

                                        A) Ota to Robbo
                                        B) Yarmo to Maddy
                                        C) Sterling to Mané

                                        My other transfer is Auba to Jimmy.

                                        1. Bam Bam Bigelow
                                          • 3 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          B, get Robbo next GW and keep Sterling

                                        2. JabariParkersEyelid
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            B is your priority this week but without knowing the rest of your team can't advise if I'd definitely get Maddison. Probably would though.

                                        3. Rainer
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          Robbo, Bobby & Mane benched.

                                          Trent & Salah start.

                                          1. Rainer
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 3 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Milner, Fabinho, Keita, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Origi, Salah

                                            Subs: Adrian, Lovren, Robertson, Lallana, Jones, Mane, Firmino

                                          2. ZeBestee
                                            • 5 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            TAA benching against City incoming?

                                            1. Rainer
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              Lovren & Gomez to RB or Robbo & Milner to RB subbings more likely.

                                              1. ZeBestee
                                                • 5 Years
                                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                Hopefully.

                                            2. Sedemuda
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 2 Years
                                              13 days, 6 hours ago

                                              That's what I'm thinking. He may play Gomez against Sterling.

                                          3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 9 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Salah starts again. Interesting

                                            1. ZeBestee
                                              • 5 Years
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              Klopp would want him to get back to scoring ways and give him confidence ahead of City. Will probably get 70 min max.

                                              1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 9 Years
                                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                True and perhaps he needs to keep playing to keep that ankle in proper shape. Might be one of those things where he benefits from playing even for a little while than not at all

                                        4. llmja
                                          • 2 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          Pukki to Jiminez for free

                                          Y Or N

                                          Thank

                                          1. Rainer
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 3 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Y.

                                            Let him get through Thursday night first.

                                        5. WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH YOUR MAN CITY PLAYERS?
                                          Az
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • Has Moderation Rights
                                          • 10 Years
                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                          Manchester City's sea of lovely fixtures is coming to an end.
                                          They have 3 away games in the next 5. Chelsea and Man United visit the Etihad as well as trips to Anfield, The Sports Direct Arena and Turf Moor to come.

                                          What is everyone doing with their City assets? We all know that Liverpool and City don't really have 'tough' fixtures, we expect them to win every game in front of them, but with rotation on the cards, City struggling to really hammer "lesser" opposition, and perhaps a focus on Champions League success.... is anyone considering moving on some of their assets?

                                          Aguero:

                                          + Started and scored against Southampton
                                          - Only two starts in the last 5 games

                                          Sterling:

                                          + In amazing form...
                                          - ... but this isn't translating into many FPL returns
                                          - 1 yellow away from a ban

                                          De Bruyne

                                          + 3rd highest scorer in the game
                                          + Likely to have a lot of value tied up in him
                                          - Possibly playing a deeper role with Fernandinho at CB and Rodri out

                                          The defence:

                                          + Joint most clean sheets in the league
                                          - Defence feels a bit makeshift and Pep not afraid to rotate whomever and whenever he feels like it

                                          and then there's players like the Silva's, Mahrez....

                                          Selling? Keeping? Looking to buy more of their assets? Interested to know what your plans are!

                                          1. I Member
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 4 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Will lose Sterling or KDB for Salah or Mane after this week.

                                            1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              Same for me, sterling getting suspended would make the decision easier

                                          2. Weasel Boy
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 7 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Thinking of dumping KDB in a hit to get Vardy.

                                            Will probably keep Sterling.

                                          3. Az
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • Has Moderation Rights
                                            • 10 Years
                                            13 days, 7 hours ago

                                            Personally, for my own team, Sterling -> Mané makes a lot of sense and this is the move I'm looking to make.

                                            Mané has better form, better fixtures, is unlikely to be rotated due to the CL, and Sterling is likely to miss a game in the near future when he picks up that yellow card.

                                            If I had Aguero, I'd be very worried - Jiminez, Vardy, Abraham looks such a solid forward line going forward I'd be tempted to drop him for the one out of this bunch that I didn't own.

                                            As for the defence, clean sheets looks unlikely - but Mendy is still a great option if he starts. He'd be the only one I'd be considering holding on to.

                                          4. FOO FIGHTER
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              I only have Dilva and with him injured he is being shipped.

                                            • ZeBestee
                                              • 5 Years
                                              13 days, 7 hours ago

                                              Leaning on keeping Kun, selling KDB. Kun's a big game player and if he isnt selected for Argentina then that would give him another 2 weeks of rest. But it's Pep you know.

                                            • UpTheCherries
                                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                Plan to sell mendy and sterling keep KDB on WC for liverpool assets gw13.

                                                Can't keep stressing about Pep roulette atm.. feel KDB is fairly nailed discounting injury since Pep has learnt his lesson benching him in the league.

                                              • Wild Rover
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 9 Years
                                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                It’s Man City, what have fixtures got to do with it?

                                                1. in sane in de bruyne
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  Yeah this is what I'm wondering aswell

                                                2. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  I think if like me you haven't got mane or Salah then selling a city mid is an easy route to get to them... I agree though, city did thrash chelsea 6-0 last year so the difficulty of fixture is out the window if they are on their game.

                                              • jtreble
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 3 Years
                                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                Sterling > Mane planned here.

                                              • in sane in de bruyne
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 3 Years
                                                13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                Got Sterling and KDB, keeping both

                                              • JabariParkersEyelid
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  I've dropped Sterling to get Vardy and this will also fund Pool double up at the back from next week. Keeping KDB.

                                                  It's a huge risk and I'll need sterling back at some point but for the time being I'm quite happy to go without worrying about Peps teamsheets quite so much.

                                                • SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  Had Kdb Kun, dumped the latter for Jimenez and will invest in pool, Leicester etc.

                                                • Gregg Wallace
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  I think I will have zero in a few GWs time and I'm not too scared, those fixtures don't scream of any demolition jobs to me. Sold KDB, likely doing Sterling > Salah, Cancelo > Chilwell. Want to profit on Liverpool's amazing fixtures.

                                                • Tomthewise1
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  I can get to Mane without selling KDB or Sterling (selling Aubameyang instead) so my plan is to hold both City midfielders for now (and still have Vardy, Tammy, Mount, TAA etc)

                                                  Got KDB in at 9.5, will definitely want him back when fixtures improve in GW18 for the Xmas/New Years fixture rush. So will then be losing 0.4 value.

                                                  Sterling isn’t performing, but he’s got a 20 point haul him in any fixture (despite the correct Lundstram love after this week, it’s not going to be every week). So being patient with Raheem.

                                                • Amey
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Selling Raz for Salah to double up alongside Mane.
                                                  KDB as only City player.

                                                • RAFA THE GAFFA
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  The sports direct arena??? Are you actually taking the p*ss?? It’s wasn’t even called that garbage for long

                                                • pingissimus
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Worth noting that there'll very likely be rests for KdB and Sterling in one of the two easier fixtures (New and Burnley) as they'll surely get the tough games and they are each due a rest about then

                                                • Yank Revolution
                                                  • 8 Years
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Keeping Sterling and KDB unless something happens that forces my hand (Sterling likely the first to go...)

                                                • Ti Ago
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Have Sterling and De Bruyne
                                                  I will wait for the international fixtures o decide What to do

                                                • GARY AND JAMIE
                                                  • 6 Years
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Ive gone early with 2fts. Dilva to Madd and Kun to Vardy. Dilva out made easier by the injury.

                                                  Leicester form and fixtures hard to ignore now. No Vardy could be a rank killer, and my rank is already unwell.

                                                  Leaves me with Sterling who I still think is worth keeping especially once Mendy returns to lineup. That CL form will surely apply to Prem soon and I think from Peps comments he is the best anti-rotation guy of a bad bunch.

                                                • Og
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Mendy to robbo next gw. Possibly sterling to salah week after. Already have mane and KDB. Scared to lose sterling regardless of fixtures but dont want to miss out on triple pool when everyone else will have it from gw13.

                                                • DantheManinaPan
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 5 Years
                                                  13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                  Of course I'm keeping Sterling and KDB. Why wouldn't I?

                                                • souleil
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  13 days, 5 hours ago

                                                  Sold Ota last week and Kun this one. Keeping KdB because I like points

                                                • tisza
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  13 days, 5 hours ago

                                                  Sterling on the block. Want to shift focus and 1 of the big players has to go.
                                                  Background to this is need to make up ground. High rank and I'd be holding to see how Liverpool man City plays out (although often a fixture Sterling struggles on)

                                                • Shiva_Destroyer
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  13 days, 4 hours ago

                                                  My take on it - keep any two out of KDB sterling Salah and mane. Don’t change in between and you’ll get similar returns. GW 13 - GW 19

                                                • Honest Abes Trusty Mount
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  13 days, 3 hours ago

                                                  Contemplating short term transfer of KDB to Martial, but not spending the excess, and getting Kdb back in a few weeks time for all of the reasons you mentioned Az. Alternatively could invest those funds from CHO (5ft midfielder) to pulisic if he continues to blossom

                                                • CroatianHammer
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  13 days, 1 hour ago

                                                  Much in the same way many were lamenting the the end of the two premium defenders but not long after were insisting a Pool double up was needed, we'll be seeing a need for three Citizens shortly.
                                                  Aguero getting moved on I can understand given the number of form strikers, but selling either midfielder would result in money in the bank in the short term and a middle 5 requiring a hit should the need to reacquire Sterling or KdB later prove necessary.
                                                  A long old few sentences those.

                                                  I'll keep my three, Mendy the other, and trust that quality endures even when facing a tough fixture. 3-5-2 my GW12 formation currently.

                                                • SH
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  13 days, 42 mins ago

                                                  Had two players - keeping KDB and already transfered out Aguero. KDB for me is a season keeper. Got rid of Kun because of Pep's rotation, not because of the fixture swing. Is he was nailed I would have definitely kept him.

                                                  Used the money to bring Mane in joining Salah and TAA for Liverpool's nice run. Did Aguero, Yarmo, Mount > Jimenez, Mane, Barnes for a hit.

                                                • Jam0sh
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 7 Years
                                                  12 days, 18 hours ago

                                                  They could do better in the next fixtures than in previous ones

                                                • bench boost for every gamew…
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                                                  own KDB and Rodri soon back, in training and ib so i´ll keep him but City does not usually score big away and fixtures are not bad but tricky, and christmas is particularly hard for City in terms of schedule so mass rotation on the cards.

                                                  keeping sterling for owners could be rewarding because if he hauls now bigger gain. Chelsea game after ib looks like goal flurry but two away games vs New and BUR they usually struggle a bit, United seems to be at least pretty tight defensively and better when opposition attacks.

                                                • Hughes the Daddy
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 9 Years
                                                  12 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  Personally I can't see it's time to sell KDB or Sterling. KDB should never be sold, great value season-keeper who will steadily return points. Sterling's class will translate to hauls soon and at 38% owned, it's going to hurt when it does. In addition, there is in my view less pressure to double up on Pool defence for two reasons; 1) They are keeping far fewer clean sheets this year and 2) We have the gift of Lundy, Rico, Soy, Janmaat, Guilbert etc to name a few cheap defs who are returning similar for better value.

                                                • drughi
                                                  • 10 Years
                                                  12 days, 15 hours ago

                                                  Got rid of KDB for mane but keeping sterling. Feeling is raheem is gonna explode with a big return soon

                                                • PaperTroopers
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  11 days, 18 hours ago

                                                  For those who dont have a Liverpool attacker, then going Sterling/KDB/D.Silva/Aguero to Mane/Firmino/Salah is a sensible move. If you already have a Liverpool attacking asset, then I would keep hold of any City attackers. Honestly, if the City team really turns up at on of these "hard" fixtures they can score 3-4 goals.
                                                  Liverpool away is a hard fixture and could be a low scoring game. On the other hand both their defences have been shaky compared to last season so it's not completely stupid to think there might be a lot of goals in that match.
                                                  Chelsea at home is not a terrible fixture as they are still working on improving their defence.
                                                  Newcastle away can be tough, but it depends on which Newcastle team shows up.
                                                  Burnley away is normally tough, but they have not been that solid lately.
                                                  Man Utd at home. Captain Sterling FTW.

                                                  For me it feels like clean sheets are a bit less common than last season, so I will try to keep the best offensive assets in my team so KDB and Sterling stays.

                                                • President Giggs
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 6 Years
                                                  11 days, 15 hours ago

                                                  There always seems to come a point in the season where I get rid of Sterling, and it always stings me. Going to try and learn from past mistakes and keep him this time. Happy with a front 7 of Sterling-Mane-KDB-McGinn-Jimenez-Vardy-Abraham going forward.

                                                • TopMarx - H2H L4 D5
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 6 Years
                                                  11 days, 15 hours ago

                                                  This is the line that interests me "City struggling to really hammer lesser opposition."

                                                  Obviously they hammered Watford so they are capable of it, but struggled against Southampton when expected to do well and lost to Wolves.

                                                  Similar to Spurs in a way, they find it hard against teams who sit deep, defend narrow and get a lot players behind the ball. So should we be targeting fixtures against the likes of Chelsea because it's likely to be a more open game?

                                                  We all remember what happened last season when Chelsea visited the Etihad.

                                                • JamieMac
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  10 days, 16 hours ago

                                                  It's St James' Park...

                                              • FOO FIGHTER
                                                  13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                  Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Milner, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Origi.

                                                  Subs: Adrian, Lovren, Firmino, Mane, Lallana, Robertson, Jones.

                                                  1. Az
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • Has Moderation Rights
                                                    • 10 Years
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    nice little rest for Mané.
                                                    Suprised to see Salah starting given all the fuss with his ankle!

                                                    1. FOO FIGHTER
                                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                        Needs to get some fitness on plus some goals for confidence I guess.

                                                        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                                                          • 5 Years
                                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                          This

                                                      • FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                                        • 2 Years
                                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                        A little.. He was subbed early on though

                                                    2. Effe
                                                      • 9 Years
                                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                      Lovely rest for Mane and Robbo

                                                      1. Tomthewise1
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 4 Years
                                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                        😐

                                                    3. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                      Interesting. Wasn't expecting Salah to play personally

                                                    4. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 3 Years
                                                      13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                      Let's see how Salah does in the striker role... could get interesting

                                                  2. Weasel Boy
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 7 Years
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    A or B?

                                                    A) Sterling/KDB + Connolly > Pusilic + Vardy -4

                                                    B) Dendonc > Pusilic

                                                    Kind of think I need Vardy.

                                                    Thanks

                                                    1. Effe
                                                      • 9 Years
                                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                      A

                                                      1. Weasel Boy
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 7 Years
                                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                        Cheers

                                                  3. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    Pope
                                                    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram
                                                    Mount Mane Kdb CHO*
                                                    Vardy Abra Jimenez
                                                    Button Rico Dendo Boly*
                                                    5.7itb 1ft
                                                    A. CHO to Son, Boly to Robbo next week.
                                                    B. CHO to Maddison/Martial, Boly to Robbo as above.
                                                    C. CHO to Salah/Sterling, Boly to 4.3/4.6 def

                                                    1. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                      I was eyeing Son before the red card happened fwiw

                                                  4. Weasel Boy
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 7 Years
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    Just read about Son's red card was overturned.

                                                    Knew it wasn't a red.

                                                  5. Rainer
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 3 Years
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    CHO essential on FH! 😉

                                                    1. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                      Hmm?

                                                    2. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 5 Years
                                                      13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                      Jokes aside, free hit could work well this week!

                                                    3. Amey
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                      Not starting ??

                                                  6. pingissimus
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    Didn't expect that there are 33 other people contemplating my captain choice. Lot of oddballs around here.,

                                                  7. sirmorbach
                                                    • 3 Years
                                                    13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                    01 free transfer, 0.9 in the bank. WC available. What do you suggest, friends?

                                                    Pope / 4.0
                                                    TAA, VVD, Chilwell / Lundstram, Rico
                                                    Salah, Sterling, Mount, Yarmolenko, Hudson-Odoi
                                                    Vardy, Abraham / Connolly

                                                    Seems like a good time to WC. At the same time, I would keep many of these names. Eh. What do you say?

                                                    1. iL PiStOlErO
                                                        13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                        What would you do on WC?

                                                        1. sirmorbach
                                                          • 3 Years
                                                          13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                          Would probably ditch VVD, Yarmolenko, CHO, and change goalkeeper. Not worth it?

                                                          1. iL PiStOlErO
                                                              13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                              I would say you can do all that before IB and could leave Pope. Also if you want upgrade Connolly, Brighton have awful fixtures

                                                              1. sirmorbach
                                                                • 3 Years
                                                                13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                                Cheers, mate!

                                                                1. iL PiStOlErO
                                                                    13 days, 6 hours ago

                                                                    You are covered, good job on still keeping that wc. The rank must be good.

                                                        2. Dynamic Duos
                                                          • 6 Years
                                                          13 days, 7 hours ago

                                                          Looking at this move, thoughts? Keeping Aubameyang.

                                                          KDB and Yarmolenko to Son and Tielemans