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

    What does Vardy do that other 32 year olds dont? He plays like a 24 year old.

    1. Slouch87
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      The pace of the guy is impressive and his conversion accuracy equally so.

    2. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Vodka and Charlie?

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        All 24 year olds do that

    3. Halftime
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Apparently he came to high level professional football years later than most other PL strikers so is less prone to injury.

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

        Yeah, him and Kane going in different direction and Kane is 6 yeara younger. Strange.

    4. Tomerick
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      That’s nothing. I scored a hole in one in foot golf not too long ago.

    5. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Plays in a one up system that feeds him.

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

    Hahahaha. Perreiras passes in the last 30 seconds have snuck him into baps?

    1. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Amazing swing. Love it

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

    They just nuked Pereira's bps.

  4. Jindaljain
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    After todays match Aubameyang out Vardy in..Arsenal cant attack..And Soyuncu will play every game..Fuccckk you rico

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Auba in for Southampton ; wait a week at least.

  5. SomeoneKnows
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Finally I got a break this week...

    Captained Vardy and taking a hit for Mount > Maddison paid off. Happy days 🙂

    1. G.O.A.T.
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Clap clap

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Wrong

  6. G.O.A.T.
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    1. Mount to Maddison in -4
    2 . Sterling to Maddison
    Which one is better?
    I have vardy, tielemans, kdb.

    1. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      1

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Sorry didn't see -4

  7. Printing Mane
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Soy 2 bps

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      No - none

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        He will be on 2 after updates.

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

    How does soysht get more BPS than Maddison?

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      he doesn't

  9. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Quite impressed by Brendan's work on this Lei team ...

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

    I'm about to rage transfer Vardy in but is he injured?!

    1. G.O.A.T.
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      No. Who said that.

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      2 weeks IB and not in international duty

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Can't be, he played 90

  11. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 22 days ago

    2 FTs. Rico + Mount + Perez => Soy + Madders + Nakamba (3rd sub behind Janmaat and Connolly) for -4. Any reason why not?

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Hard to argue with that honestly.

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

        Thanks

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Looks good

  12. Tomerick
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Damn benched pereira for Lundstram. Expected Leicester to win but never saw a clean sheet coming.

  13. Pedersen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Sterling + cho + Kelly to Madison + Pulisic + Robertson ?

  14. FALSE PROFIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Was I right to bench boost with this side?
    Gazza Pope
    TAA Lund Tomori Rico Willems
    McGinn Martial Mane Sterling KDB
    Vardy (c) Abraham Connolly

  15. schwing
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Pereira baps LOL!

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

    Imagine supporting Arsenal. Dark times indeed.

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

    61 points with TAA Mane KDB and Jimenez left. Quite dissapointing

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

      Good score. Still got 4 players left.

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Shame

    3. Barmak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      What's disappointing about that? What were you expecting?

      1. Fitzy.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Comments about how good his score is...

  18. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Soy starters are the actual winners...

  19. Tcheco
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Leicester & Chelsea triple up tempting with those fixtures. Insane value

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

      Not for CHO though. Worst transfer of the season.

      1. Tcheco
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Pulisic/Mount/Willian

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

    No BAPS for Soy boy?

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      He's on 2 atm

  21. Barca_Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Whats the overall average ? and top 10k ?

    1. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Top 10k average must be at 50+

  22. iyiy
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Soyuncu gone on 2bp now!

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Blimey
      Benching him for last two gw's have gone horribly wrong

  23. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    What's the average?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      44

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      libefpl.net

      1. Zladan
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Good ebening

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Bery sorry

      2. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Wow. LOL. livefpl.net

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

      Wow

  24. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    10 months, 22 days ago

    No one gonna take about Magnus Carlsen rank? Ridiculous

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Talk

    2. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      He was pretty high for a while last season as well, there must be a lot of overlap between chess and FPL.

  25. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Can't keep up with this Soy BAPs, 3, then 2, then 1, then back to 2 lol

  26. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Decent week ruined by template boys Pope and Soy

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

    Mendy, Sterling, Greenwood to Soy, Maddison, Vardy for -12?

    1. Fitzy.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      How can it be a -12? You've done a transfer already?

  28. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Playing Soy ahead of Lundstram pay of. Get in !

    1. baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Yea, Lundstram wasn't even near to score or keep cs...

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        he hit the post

        1. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          sarcasm. I know that but who cares, points are only things im worry about

  29. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Maddison talking like he's on that stuff Maradona loved

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      could be his first cap this coming international or the one after.

  30. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Who to sell to get Vardy?

    A) Salah
    B) Sterling
    C) KdB
    D) Kane

    If I do B, I can do the following for free with 0 left ITB:

    Sterling & Greenwood
    To
    Mount & Vardy

    Thanks

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

      D

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      D