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All eyes on Vardy as Leicester host Arsenal

All eyes will be on the King Power Stadium for the final match of Gameweek 12’s Saturday programme.

Leicester City host Arsenal, with a large number of managers backing Jamie Vardy (£9.5m) for the captaincy.

He was the winner of our latest poll and was also reported as the most popular option for the armband among the top 10,000 managers too.

34.9% of those at that level have trusted Vardy as their captain hoping he can continue his strong record against Arsenal.

In eight Premier League starts against the Gunners, he has scored eight times.

With each passing Gameweek, the interest in Vardy continues to rise as only Christian Pulisic (£7.4m) earned more transfers in since Gameweek 11 as the Foxes’ forward (370,000+).

James Maddison (£7.4m) has also been a popular figure in the transfer market, earning 230,000+ new owners for Gameweek 12, the fourth-highest.

Leicester players actually dominated the top 10 for transfers in, with Çaglar Söyüncü (£4.8m) and Youri Tielemans (£6.6m) also up there, with 140,000+ and 130,000+ new owners respectively.

That should see most of the Fantasy community willing on a win for Leicester this afternoon.

However, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) still has the backing of 25.9% for Gameweek 12 and could be an interesting factor in this Saturday evening clash.

He starts up front for Arsenal alongside Alexandre Lacazette (£9.3m) and supported by Mesut Özil (£7.2m) in the number 10 role.

Unai Emery lines his side up in a 3-4-1-2 formation with Sead Kolasinac (£5.4m) and Hector Bellerín (£5.4m) as the wing-backs.

Leicester City XI (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Chilwell, Söyüncü, Evans, R Pereira; Ndidi; H Barnes, Maddison, Tielemans, Pérez; Vardy.

Arsenal XI (3-4-1-2): Leno; Holding, D Luiz, Chambers; Kolasinac, Torreira, Guendouzi, Bellerín; Özil; Aubameyang, Lacazette.

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1,392 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Zladan
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy’s form and upcoming fixtures is turning me on.

  2. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Praet on
    Barnes off

  3. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Imagine not owning Vardy. He was always going to score against this clown Arsenal defense.

  4. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Non-striker Arsenal goal would lock 3 Vardy BAPs

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      would be a thing of beauty

  5. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy never been better at 32?

  6. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Sub Chilwell early before the Auba brace

  7. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    JMadds close to any points?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Nice AA

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        oof

  8. Sailboats
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy has a 45.8% conversion rate

    1. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Will sell before it regresses 😉

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Every season 😆

  9. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy down 🙁

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      f

  10. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Party over? 🙁

  11. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy injured ... :worried:

  12. Please Answer Me
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    maddison or tielemans?

  13. AzzaroMax99
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    3 players from Lei with those fixtures are a must. I have Vardy and Soy, who to get as a mid?
    Maddy or Tielemans?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Get one and stick. Maddison has better overall stats and set pieces, Tielemans is just as creative and a little more clinical.

  14. jia you jia you
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Willian and Tielemans are the men at the wheel for the top four spots... both stepping up big time!

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Top 4 spots?

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      not FPL related necessarily but impressed by both this season!

  15. Longlatini
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Assist

  16. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    David Luiz wasn't invited to the party.

  17. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Maddison G
    Vardy A

  18. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy doubles my rank. Aubameyang has been the worst good pick ever

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      That’ll be quadrupled then

  19. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Do u remember that time when Sanchez signalled he wanted to be subbed and everyone was like nooo, and then he scored lol. Think it was a double game week that and I didn’t have Sanchez 🙁

  20. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Iheanacho essential?

  21. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    MADDISONNNNNNNNNNN

  22. Syd.
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Maddison goal
    Vardy assist

  23. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardeh assist hehe

  24. Riedle Me This, Riedle Me T…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy assist!! You beauty

  25. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    PERFECTTTTT

  26. Zilla
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    VARDYYYYY PARTYYY

  27. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    OMFG THIS IS AMAZING

  28. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Maddison omg

  29. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Vardy (C) group hug to us!! 😀

  30. Jon Walter's Hatty
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Yessssssssss