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Opinion

Is it time to ditch Man City’s FPL assets given their upcoming fixture run?

We’ve invited another trio of Fantasy Football Scout users to share their thoughts on the most-discussed issues of Gameweek 12.

On Tuesday we asked you to submit your questions to the FPL Question Time panel and we have focused on some of the recurring themes for our Fantasy Premier League veterans to address in the article below.

Among the topics covered are Leicester City assets, Manchester City’s fixture run, Norwich City’s misfiring attackers and a certain ‘out of position’ Sheffield United defender.

WHO’S ON THE PANEL THIS WEEK?

FlapjackFPL: A Pukki pioneer who was the first to the party by captaining him in Gameweek 2, Flapjack has been having success in FPL for years. Four top 10k finishes in his last seven seasons is an impressive feat, and he could well be on to another this season.

How Now Brown Cow: A long-time FFS poster, HNBC boasts an impressive record that includes all top 100k finishes in the last six seasons, with the latest two in the top 5,000. Patience has clearly paid off for this “no risk no hits” manager!

Darth_Krid: A past community tournament organiser, Krid has the FPL credentials to boot. Just before finishing 1,165th, he achieved his best finish of 805th in 2015/16 despite going completely Vardy-less during Leicester’s title triumph – but his current plan of repeating the trick is not quite going to plan!

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Manoj: Is Jamie Vardy the stand-out captaincy choice for Gameweek 12?

FlapjackFPL: I won’t get into the Vardy ‘stat-buster’ side of things as it’s almost become irrelevant. It’s become quite apparent (albeit a couple of Gameweeks too late for my own team) that if you don’t own Jamie Vardy, he can do disgusting things to your rank – and that is only going to get worse as his ownership continues to soar.

Strong cases can be put together for many options due to how the fixtures have fallen and so I can’t go as far to say as Vardy is a stand-out captain. He is, however, one of the top options for the upcoming Gameweek.

The two options behind Vardy in this week’s FFS captain poll are Tammy Abraham and Raul Jimenez. These two also have attractive-looking home fixtures against Crystal Palace and Aston Villa respectively.

Arsenal’s xG conceded when playing away from home suggests that statistically, Vardy actually has the hardest fixture of the trio, followed by Abraham and then Jimenez.

Of course, using expected data in a Vardy discussion can be a touchy subject, so this simplistic conclusion could also be drawn by looking at good old fashioned goals conceded away from home, as well: Arsenal seven, Palace nine, Villa 11 (from five games each).

For me, it comes down to the oldest debate of them all – fixtures versus form. In my eyes, Jimenez has the fixture and Vardy has the form.

The tiebreaker for me this week will probably be that Leicester do not have the distraction of European football to contend with. So for that reason, I might just give Vardy a shot with the armband. I’ve turned up late to the party, so maybe I should play catch-up by starting on the doubles!


Il Pistolero: Can James Maddison and Youri Tielemans double-up to outscore Jamie Vardy? This way I can have Raul Jiménez up front, so I am wondering if that is a viable strategy to go with?

How Now Brown Cow: Not for me. Vardy’s record against the “non-big six” sides this season has seen him score against all bar Wolves, with three double-digit hauls among his returns. 

With a leaky Arsenal defence followed by five good-looking fixtures, that consistency makes him a great captaincy option.

While the two Leicester midfielders and Jimenez are great picks, none are regular captain material for me.


Toblerone52: Is it time to ditch Manchester City’s attacking assets? They have tough upcoming games and rotation fears every week….

Darth_Krid: Firstly, I think ‘tough upcoming games’ doesn’t exist when talking about City’s attacking prospects. Yes, Liverpool away is their toughest fixture, but they’re perfectly capable of scoring in that game and will be coming up against Dejan Lovren. After that they have Chelsea at home who can’t keep a clean sheet for toffee, then they’re up against a temperamental Newcastle and a leaky Burnley.

I think ‘attacking assets’ is too broad a term when you’re talking about ditching, so we have to look at this on a player-by-player basis which links to the ‘rotation fears’.

Riyad Mahrez and Bernardo Silva are easy: get rid. You can’t rely on them at all and the Algerian, in particular, is not in Pep’s first XI if he had a fully fit squad available to him.

David Silva is now injured so it would be a good time to jump off, particularly when there are so many good options in that £6.5m-£7.5m bracket such as James Maddison, Christian Pulisic and Anthony Martial.

Sergio Aguero is arguably the trickiest one. I’ve personally stayed away all season because of the rotation aspect and the value there is elsewhere up front. When you have the likes of Tammy Abraham, Jamie Vardy, Raul Jimenez and previously Teemu Pukki and Callum Wilson, £12m is too much of a stretch for a player prone to being rotated when that money can be used for a plethora of options elsewhere.

That leaves the two players which I personally believe should remain permanent residents in any team: Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne. It’s true that the former has flattered to deceive a little at times, frustrating captainers on numerous occasions while smashing hat-tricks for England and in Europe, but he remains the player with arguably the highest ceiling in the game and is undoubtedly the most nailed-on in that City team. He’s only been rested once in the league all season and played 90 minutes on eight out of 11 occasions.

With Mendy (hopefully) being a more regular fixture, he has the license to play more centrally and will be up against the defensively-lacking Trent Alexander-Arnold this weekend.

De Bruyne, meanwhile, is an absolute gift for us early adopters at £9.5m. It doesn’t matter where he plays, whether as a central midfield or in a more attacking role, his marauding runs into the box and his long-range shooting will always bring goals, whilst his pinpoint crossing and eye-of-a-needle through balls will always bring assists. There’s no one better for that money.

Ultimately, since City are defensively a no-go area at the moment due to frailty and rotation, advocating ditching attacking assets is essentially suggesting going City-less. They’re still miles ahead of 18 other teams in the league and will score bags of goals. With excellent budget options this year which allow for stronger benches to cover the odd rotation, I think you’d have to be extremely brave or a maniac to follow that strategy!


tom12gooner: Is Christian Pulisic too much of a rotation risk or has he earned a place in Lampard’s starting XI?

FlapjackFPL: I wouldn’t feel safe enough yet after just two consecutive league starts.

£7.3m seems a big price to pay for someone who we just cannot feel confident is nailed in Lampard’s starting XI, with talents like Callum Hudson-Odoi riding the pine. Chelsea fought hard to get Hudson-Odoi to sign a new deal and that alone would make me nervous every time you wait for the Chelsea teamsheet.

There are so many other options in or around that price point and the majority of managers already have Chelsea cover. For those reasons, it’s just not a gamble I think we need to take just yet. There are so many good assets in midfield at present, so I’d really recommend looking elsewhere for now.


OleGGMU: With Todd Cantwell declining in game-time and price, where should we be looking for replacements?

How Now Brown Cow: It really depends on your budget – under £5.5m, it’s slim pickings.

Adama Traore or Joao Moutinho could be worth a punt given Wolves’ fixtures.

Robert Snodgrass has back-to-back goals but his minutes and fixtures look iffy.

I think you have to stretch to Jack Grealish to find something worth having, otherwise, go with a two-point hero like Leander Dendoncker and spend the extra cash elsewhere.


Glennloite: Should we start John Lundstram this weekend (against Spurs)?

Darth_Krid: Absolutely. Whilst this may seem like an overenthusiastic response to everyone’s favourite FPL legend’s 21-point haul last weekend, the truth is that the stats at both ends of the pitch underline his outstanding form.

Firstly, let’s look at the defending. Lundstram won more tackles and made more interceptions against Burnley than any other player, heightening his bonus potential. Sheffield United as a whole are proving themselves to be a solid unit, with the joint-most clean sheets this term.

Never mind that though, we’re all here for his attacking potential, aren’t we? Then how does most shots in the box, most big chances, most attempts overall and second-most penalty area touches sound?

Of course, expecting double-digit hauls every week is unrealistic, but he’s statistically the best-attacking player in a team that’s arguably the most defensively solid in the league. All while being a £4.0m defender. Do FPL dreams ever come truer than this?

Spurs away is a far more difficult prospect than Burnley at home on paper, but there are many caveats to look at. The Lilywhites are coming off the back of a gruelling trip to Belgrade midweek and have rarely looked anything like the potent attacking force of previous seasons in what has been a troubling campaign so far.

Regardless of clean sheet prospects, there’s always the option of attacking returns for the future Ballon d’Or winner. Spurs have only kept one clean sheet all season and look suspect whenever a team is running at them. I think there are more than enough reasons why he can score points at both ends this week and the potential upside is greater than those of the other budget defender options. He’s nailed on to my starting XI this week and likely will be every week except perhaps Liverpool and Man City away.


11 smelly shirts: Given their favourable fixtures coming up, can Manchester United and Spurs players be trusted?

FlapjackFPL: Spurs have one asset I’m considering on my Wildcard and that’s Paulo Gazzaniga. The £4.5m goalkeeper market is thin following rises to a lot of the original £4.5m keepers and he at least showed in the Liverpool game he is capable of racking up save points under the right conditions.

The rest of Spurs’ assets I feel are just overpriced for the performances and Fantasy points being provided. Something is very wrong with Spurs right now. I’m sure managers will still be tempted by nostalgic picks like Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Son Heung-min, but I’d want a couple of million off the asking price before I consider it myself.

Manchester United have slightly better fixtures than Spurs in my eyes and are right up there with Liverpool for the lowest xG conceded. However, most of our backlines are already flooded with budget gems and my favourite two FPL assets: Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson. The Man Utd defenders command that awkward price point in between budget and premium.

For those price point reasons, I think unless you are going four or five at the back, it’s not the smartest move to bring them in. Although there is one caveat with that: if you have Harry Maguire, I’d possibly hold him for the next three games – as in true Maguire-style, the stats suggest he’s going to score soon. And who doesn’t enjoy a goal from a defender?

Their attack? Well, its only Anthony Martial or Marcus Rashford in that conversation. I’d find it very hard to trust them, despite the excuses being made about the awful weather on the south coast at the weekend.

Martial is also made of glass. My memories of Martial ownership from last season is rumours of him not being in the team hotel before a game because he lives near the ground, only to be sorely disappointed when he missed out through injury once again. I suppose the only bonus with that this season would be maybe some double-figure bench points could emerge? 


The_Fish: Is Anthony Martial a trap?

The fixtures look good but there have been some real limp team performances from United, with a real lack of goals.

I’d rather wait to see the team hit form before getting Martial, even if it means being late to the party.

I think there are better Leicester and Chelsea options available at the same price right now.


emal: Is it worth holding Teemu Pukki one more week?

Darth_Krid: Would it be hypocritical of me to answer ‘yes’ to this while sitting here having just sold him as part of a hit?

To be fair, I think the answer is very much ‘it depends on your team’. Pukki’s value is sinking like a stone, so I made the decision to swap him to Raul Jiménez on Sunday night before I was priced out. It’s a move I’d been wanting to do for a couple of weeks but I gave Pukki one last chance against a poor Manchester United side thanks to Norwich’s home form and then I gave him a ‘last last chance’ against a defensively suspect Brighton in Gameweek 11 as other transfers took priority. Having my patience rewarded with four points across the two games, there was to be no ‘last last last chance’ against Watford.

If you have an easy get-out clause, such as the straight move to Jiménez or even to Jamie Vardy by downgrading elsewhere, then take it. Norwich are the worst team in the league, in dreadful form and have mixed fixtures. That ticks all the boxes of getting rid promptly.

However, if you have a more pressing transfer or you want to carry two into the international break and can afford a price drop, then there’s probably just about enough to warrant keeping. Just go in with no expectations and you can’t be disappointed.

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522 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Adamf1980
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Would you do Aguero and Haller to Vardy and Jimenez for a hit ... or wait one more GW. Thanks!

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Wait.

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Wait definitely

    3. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      I’d do it this week

    4. HIT ME!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Yes

    5. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Wouldn’t for a hit tbh

    6. David Lo Pan
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Yeh I'd do it

    7. Adamf1980
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Cheers ... quite tempted to keep Aguero for this one now as that game could finish anything

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 8 hours ago

        I'd do it this week.

  2. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Surely Vardy better from this week than Kun, though?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Yes

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        Ideally would hang onto Kun given midweek rest but... Vardy looking near essential

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 5 Years
          4 days, 23 hours ago

          I think kun and Connolly to vardy and Jimmy for free is a good move .

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 5 Years
            4 days, 23 hours ago

            I'll probably find an excuse to keep kun against Chelsea so just sell him haha 🙂

    2. Yozzer
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Just because he's on bench tonight it doesn't mean he will start. Jesus has a good game tonight and you are playing guessing games again. Get rid

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 8 hours ago

        This

  3. LM00091
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    What do you guys think for GW12?

    (3-4-3)
    Ryan / (Button)
    TAA, Tomori, Lundstram (Rico, Söyüncü)
    Tielemans, Mane, KDB, Mount (Cantwell)
    Aguero, Vardy(v), Abraham(c)

    1. David Lo Pan
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Yeh good. Monitor Mounts injury.

    2. Adamf1980
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Jealous ... like it a lot

    3. JamieC180
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Very solid

      1. LM00091
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        Thanks mate

    4. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      How on earth do you manage that team ??? Well done . Must have had mount from the start ?

      1. LM00091
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        Yeah mate, got super lucky..currently, this team is worth 104.3

        1. 87jace
          • 1 Year
          4 days, 20 hours ago

          I have almost the same team.

          Instead of Aguero and Tomori I’ve got Auba and Mendy

  4. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Pope
    TAA Rico Lundstram
    Mount* Mane Kdb CHO*
    Vardy Abra Jimenez
    Button Soy Dendo Boly*
    5.7itb 1ft
    Stumped after Mount injury, the banked cash was to upgrade CHO.
    Best move?
    A. Boly to Robbo (originally next week).
    B. Stick to plan. CHO to Mads/Martial/Son
    C. Mount to same options.
    D. Dendoncker to Maddison/Martial
    E. Something else/nothing

    1. David Lo Pan
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      I'd hold Mount and sell CHO. Tielemans or Martial

    2. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      CHO might start this week, maybe save

      1. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
        • 4 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        That's the issue isn't it. But Boly out, Dendo no use and dodgy fixtures for the defence. Plenty of cash of course.

  5. JamieC180
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Bottomed - hit me with your tips. No, not like that.

    Pope
    Lundstram - Soyuncu - Tomori
    Sterling - KDB - Mane - Tielemens
    Rashford - Vardy - Abraham
    (Button, Rico, Dendoncker, Hanley)

    My heart says captain Rashford, my brains says either Vardy or Abraham.

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Go with heart as if he hauls you will regret! But wait and see how Man U play tomorrow

    2. David Lo Pan
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Truth is, there's no one screaming captain this week which is a good week for a punt 🙂 Go with your heart.

    3. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      My annoyance with Chelsea's defending makes me want to suggest Rico over Tomori... But nah. I think that's 50:50. Everything else is fine

      On captaincy, there is really no better GW I can think of for a punt. Vardy and Tammy should be high up there on the captains list, but owning them might just be enough OR cover. So, I wouldn't do it, but I can't see a strong reason to stop you

      If you can be swayed... I'd say Vardy. Arsenal has done all they can to convince me to cap Vardy

  6. IrishRed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Wilson->Jimenez or sell Mount?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Jimmy

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Wilson to Jimenez and keep Mount over IB

    3. Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Not a great deal of difference in odds to score anytime, Wilson is 7/5, Jimmy 23/20.

    4. gaurava1216
      • 4 Years
      3 days, 8 hours ago

      Jimi

  7. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    With no hits this is how would line up. Tempted with -8 on Greenwood and Sterling to Jimenez and Martial/Maddison which would give funds for Diop to Robertson following week.

    Worth the hits to reset team to 3-4-3 or not? Do still have WC but seems wasted to use for 3 changes and may be valuable around week 18 when Liverpool blank.

    Pope
    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram Rico
    Mane Sterling KDB Cantwell*
    Vardy Abraham

    McGovern Diop Greenwood Mount*

  8. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    What to do with this lot?
    1FT 0ITB
    Pope (Button)
    TAA Tomori Lund (Soy Otamendi*)
    Sterling KDB Mane Martial (Saka)
    Abraham Jimenez Maupay*

    First thought was Sterling Maupay > Mount Vardy
    Then I could do Ota > Robbo next week but the Mount injury has thrown a spanner in the works...

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Tielemans instead of Mount ?and can always shift to Mount when back- but wait for news on Friday

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        Yeh I'm tempted by this. Not 100% sold on Tielemans as a fantasy asset tho idk. With Vardy looking to go up tonight its gonna be tight for the Ota to Robbo.

    2. HarryB29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Make those moves anyway, seems unlikely Mount will miss more than just one game

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        Yeh tempted to do this. It feels weird with people looking to ship him and i'm bringing him in. Also city away the week after. Tought decision.

        1. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 days, 22 hours ago

          tough*

    3. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Could you afford Pulisic instead of Mount?

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        Unfortunately not

  9. Yank Revolution
    • 8 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Goooal Juve!

  10. The Pope
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Would do these moves:

    Mount, Aguero & Wilson to Mane, Vardy, Mousset (-4)

  11. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Apologies for length but it’s doing my head in:. Which do you prefer?

    A)
    Ryan Button
    taa, LASCELLES, Lundstram Soyuncu, Rico
    Salah, Mount, KDB, STERLING, Dendonker
    Abraham, Vardy, CONNOLLY

    B)
    Ryan Button
    taa, ROBERTSON, Lundstram Soyuncu, Rico
    Salah, Mount, KDB, TIELMANS, Dendonker
    Abraham, Vardy, JIMINEZ

    C)
    Ryan Button
    taa, ROBERTSON, Lundstram Soyuncu, Rico
    Salah, Mount, TIELMANS, STERLING, 5.0
    Abraham, Vardy, CONNOLLY

    D)
    Ryan Button
    taa, LASCELLES, Lundstram Soyuncu, Rico
    Salah, Mount, TIELMANS, STERLING, Dendonker
    Abraham, Vardy, JIMENEZ

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      B for me

    2. RED_ARMY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Neither as none of the options have Mane

      1. TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        I’m happy to go salah over Mane for now - it’s an easy switch should I be converted

    3. Rhodes your boat
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      C

    4. David Lo Pan
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      D

    5. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      I was hoping for more of a consensus!

      Really don’t want to lose KDB or Sterling but team is too unbalanced with both I guess (A )

  12. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    anybody here actually still own salah over mane?

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Oh yes 🙂 and happy to!

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        I do too but mane just looks so much more dangerous at the moment

    2. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Yes

    3. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      I do

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        Do we think he’ll be back hauling soon? Or are you tempted to switch to mane

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          4 days, 22 hours ago

          I think he will come good, still on penalties when Milner not playing too. Might transfer out for a good captain option for this week and then make up my mind gw13.

        2. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 days, 22 hours ago

          He will come good 100%, one haul and everyone will be bringing him back in for sure

    4. Lucy2019
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Only people not willing to accept the truth really.

  13. JJeyy
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    `Maddison or Jiminez?

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      J

      1. Hot Toddy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        imenez

    2. Rhodes your boat
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      J

    3. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Jimmy

    4. Cheesyzoot
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Jim

    5. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Surprised at that result, narrowly Jim for me though. But both are in good nick with nice fixs.

  14. Pukki Party
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Best option?

    Pope
    TAA Robbo Digne Lundstram
    Salah Sterling KDB Mount
    Haller Maupay

    Button Rico Saka Greenwood

    A) Salah, Haller to Son, Vardy
    B) Haller, Saka to Jimenez, Dendo
    C) Haller, Maupay to Jimenez, Jota
    D) Salah, Haller, Maupay to Maddison, Vardy, Tammy -4

    1. Rhodes your boat
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      E haller to jimi

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 23 hours ago

        Cheers, bad fixtures for Brighton you wouldn't transfer Maupay out?

  15. Cheesyzoot
    4 days, 23 hours ago

    Sterling to Salah next week? Already have KDB and mane

    1. David Lo Pan
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Yes

    2. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Chelsea at home not a great exit point for Sterling ....

      1. Cheesyzoot
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        Im a Chelsea fan 😉

  16. VinMar
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 22 hours ago

    Head hurts

    A.) Pulisic + Tielemans
    B.) Pulisic + Mount (triple chelsea attack)
    C.) Maddison + Mount

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      C

      1. VinMar
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        No love for pulisic?

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          4 days, 22 hours ago

          Nope

  17. Don Van White Jam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 days, 22 hours ago

    With Henderson not playing in GW13 and my reserve being a non-playing 4.0m keeper, is it worth wasting one (potentially two) transfer just to get a playing asset in for one week?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Can you upgrade the 4.0 to a playing keeper? I'd do that

      1. Don Van White Jam
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 22 hours ago

        That's the issue. Only 0.3m ITB and not looking at transferring Henderson out.

        With no GW13 fixtures screaming out for CS potential (bar Everton), I'm considering just forgoing any playable keeper for a week.

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          4 days, 22 hours ago

          McCarthy (SOU) @ 4.3m. If he starts ahead of Gunn again this weekend then there is your solution to a quick fix.

          1. Don Van White Jam
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 22 hours ago

            Did see this earlier, but thank you.
            Still not convinced a one-week shift away to Arsenal is worth it, though.

            1. FOO FIGHTER
              4 days, 22 hours ago

              He is probably very rusty. Did well to keep City at bay. I would rather have a playing GK compared to a blank from 2.

              Plus if he is nailed from now then 0.3 has you 2 playing GK's. He will rise in price if he is going to be nailed and you could profit from it.

          2. Monkey Hanger
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 22 hours ago

            Didn't have a great game against City.

            1. FOO FIGHTER
              4 days, 22 hours ago

              Considering that Southamption were crushed by Leicester and McCarthy had to pick up the pieces vs City, he was not that bad and been a while since he featured for the 1st team.

    2. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Stick and lose keeper points for one week.

  18. rohan
    • 8 Years
    4 days, 22 hours ago

    Folks getting in Jiminez now not worried about Europa/ gametime?

  19. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 22 hours ago

    Another Sterling turd-Muffin UCL goal 🙁

  20. HarryB29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 22 hours ago

    Of COURSE Sterling scores in the midweek before I consider ditching him, this guy is trolling us hard this season

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      4 days, 22 hours ago

      Aguero isn't playing.

  21. Double Treble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 22 hours ago

    I like this kind of article. Really good.

  22. 87jace
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 20 hours ago

    GK: Gazzaniga (Ryan)
    TAA Mendy Lun (Rico)(Soy)
    Mane KDB Mount Tielemans
    (Saka)
    Auba Vardy (c) Abraham (vc)

    I really want Jiminez. Is it worth selling Auba now with his fixtures after leicester being: Norwhich, Southampton and Brighton?

    I would be selling him after the Brighton game regardless and switch to Salah.

  23. The Cherry Picker
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 9 hours ago

    Hey lads. Any advice on this set please

    Pope
    Chilwell Robertson Rico
    Mane Sterling KDB Martial Mount
    Abraham Vardy

    Button Lundstram Kelly Greenwood

    1FT 0.0 itb

  24. TeddiPonza
    • 9 Years
    4 days, 9 hours ago

    Tony M or Jimenez for this round? Will wildcard during the international break.

  25. Nomar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 days, 8 hours ago

    It comes to something when Martial is the best Utd option in the game.

    Sad times.

  26. cbalchy
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    2 free transfers and 2.6 mil in the bank, I need help...

    Option 1
    Sell: Yarmolenko + Wilson
    Buy: Mane + Martinelli (I can't afford Connolly)

    Both Sterling and De Bruyne would stay in my team. Formation: 4-4-2

    Option 2
    Sell: Yarmolenko + Wilson
    Buy: Tielemans + Jimenez

    Swap Sterling for Mane in week 13 and upgrade Tomori to Robertson. My biggest fear here is some big hauls from Sterling as it would be difficult to bring him back in. Formation: 3-4-3

    Thoughts??...

    1. korbendallas82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 days, 6 hours ago

      Op.2

  27. CroatianHammer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 days, 7 hours ago

    Sterling is 37.7% owned, was 38.1% owned when I posted on this last night.
    A near .5% swing is hardly indicative of a panicked fire sale, but if as expected the top teams are offloading him, there is *only* one response. Keep.

    Matching moves week by week will gain you no ground. Top players yet to sell will surely keep, knowing Sterling is now a differential amongst the league leaders.

  28. French Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 days, 6 hours ago

    Is saving 1FT for the international break overrated ?

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      3 days, 6 hours ago

      Depends if you have any issues or not

  29. Raf
    • 10 Years
    3 days, 4 hours ago

    Gtg? Or swap anyone?

    Pope
    Soy tomori Lund
    Mani mount kdb Maddison
    Jiménez vardy Tammy

    Button Mendy taa McGinn