Pro Pundits - Ash

Why I want to sign Sadio Mané before it’s too late

At 5pm last Saturday, I was on the cusp of being hit with a dark red arrow. 

Four of my five players had blanked and I was going into Sunday without highly-owned players such as Kevin de Bruyne (40%), Mohamed Salah (27%) or Sadio Mané (35%) which put me at risk of my overall rank plummeting further.

Thankfully my trust in Jamie Vardy’s (£9.6m) form paid off with his 24 points as captain, as well as an unexpected clean sheet for Kasper Schmeichel (£5.2m). 

This was further boosted with Anthony Martial’s (£7.7m) double-digit haul on Sunday. 

How I got on in Gameweek 12

It was just a shame that my Manchester City coverage of Sergio Aguero (£12.0m) and Raheem Sterling (£12.0m) failed me. Then again the duo have a dire record as visiting players at Anfield so I shouldn’t have expected much. 

Liverpool’s late loss of a clean sheet cost me four points with my ownership of Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.2m) but it probably was for the best as I ended up unpunished by anyone with a defensive double-up.

Previously, I had sold Salah and Mason Greenwood (£4.3m) for Vardy and Martial. 

I felt that this made perfect sense as I was effectively obtaining two attacking players for the price of one. 

I had numerous concerns last weekend with my squad and could have easily used a free transfer or taken a hit. 

Andriy Yarmolenko (£6.0m) could have swiftly been switched out for Youri Tielemans (£6.6m) with my cash in the bank. 

Mané has really caught my eye recently

But ultimately I wanted the in-form, Mané. I should have bought him weeks ago. Aguero has demonstrated that he is a rotation risk too often this season, despite scoring nine Premier League goals thus far. However, only one since Gameweek 6 weakens his appeal significantly.

 An easy move for me would be to sell Todd Cantwell (£4.7m) and the Argentina international for Mané and Aaron Connolly (£4.7m) without taking a hit. 

But I would still be left with Yarmolenko. 

Whether I make one, two or three transfers during the international break, I almost certainly need to crowbar in Mané. I simply have no choice but to do so. 

Another option could be to sell my two attacking Manchester City assets for Salah and Mané if I wanted to put all of my eggs in one title-race basket. 

However, after now trailing Liverpool by nine points, Pep Guardiola will be more motivated than ever before to convert their decline with a winning spree, even if they are facing Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal in their next five Premier League games.

Owning Jamie Vardy has had a big impact on my season in recent weeks

I managed to end Gameweek 12 with a third consecutive green arrow and my best overall rank since the last week of August.

I finally have some momentum on my side with the international break providing me with much needed time to plan ahead for the upcoming winter fixture rush. 

The 62 points I picked in Gameweek 12 seems modest in comparison to a lot of seasoned FPL managers but I do feel content with the 193 points I’ve amassed over the last three rounds. 

It wasn’t long ago that I was ranked as low as 2.7 million despite having a more than reasonable start – so I’m very happy with my recent progress.

I’ve also surprised myself by being more cautious with my transfers this season with only two hits taken to date – each resulting in a red arrow. 

My aim now is to make incremental gains with safe transfers and hope that my armband picks can deliver on a more regular basis. 

December will no doubt be filled with variables in FPL, as it always is, so I need to make the most of my newfound traction and hope that I can continue my run of green arrows.

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768 Comments Post a Comment
  1. theroadrunner
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    I do not have any doubts. But I can answer yours. I am bored. What up peeps?

    1. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      You have no doubts at all? In an era where almost nothing you hear in the news is unfettered truth and our very habitat is in existential decline!
      Carry on 🙂

      1. theroadrunner
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Carry on life flies so just carry on

    2. bso
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Maybe you can help me? I have been trying to get Midfield Goal threat stats on the currently performing midfielders for the past 6 weeks.
      The list of midfielders come up without any CHE players. I have tried this several times and don't know why this happens.
      Any idea? Thanks!

  2. Woy_is_back
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Yawn

  3. Squeakybum99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Congratulations, you are about to miss out on salah’s peak

    1. Sid1891
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I may not
      Just put him back in

    2. YEAH PITCH!
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Can't see it happening with the ongoing ankle scenario.

    3. Slitherene
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Wanting to punt on one of Bobby or Laca.

      But, should I be taking a hit for Wilson?

      1. Devo-McDuff
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Ya kidding aren't ya ... Firmino's form sheet reads like a ballet dancer's wardrobe.

        22 22 22

    4. Double Treble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Is Ciaran Clark nailed?

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yeah, looks like that especially after Lascellas injury

        1. Ógie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Ohh yeah i forgot that Lascellas was injured.

          That makes him more nailed alright but Lascellas out is bad news for the Toon defense.

          1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Lascelles could be out till after Xmas, news just come out 1 hour ago, I brought Clark in for Prodl the other night, so hopefully he’ll play till Atleast the new year now.

      2. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I considered bringing him last week but was put off by Schar unfortunately who may be returning soon.

        So to answer your question,he is until Schar comes back.

        1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Clark’s started the last 6, Fernández has only started the last 3, would that make Fernández the most likely to make way fro Schar mate? Hopeful Clark owner here haha

    5. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Christ I almost went into a coma reading this.

      1. Tamagotchi Massacre
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        It's like one of those clickbait stories that makes you read 12 pages to get to a punchline that doesn't exist

      2. Monkey Hanger
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Good these pro pundits.

        1. Tamagotchi Massacre
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          I don't know how you can release a 'pro pundit' article titled 'why I want the highest scoring midfielder' (about 12 weeks too late) with a straight face

          1. shirtless
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Not to mention going on on-line videos with 2m ranks 🙂

      3. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        🙂 🙂 🙂

      4. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Did you request to be induced half way through? 🙂

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

        His opinions are probably ok but FPL General is a really poor writer. A bunch of short paragraphs with little relevance to each other doesnt make an article.

        1. Tamagotchi Massacre
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          I totally blame FFS. FPL managers are not writers. A walkthrough of a bunch of ideas about who you could buy or who you could sell to do some things you're considering is just a feature length version of any one of 20 trillion posts made in these comment threads. It really has no relevance whatsoever to the FPL community as a whole. The entire article is basically a headline without an answer

          1. Monkey Hanger
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Wouldn't be surprised if the article, and the headline came from different sources.

            1. Tamagotchi Massacre
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              FPL will have written the headline almost certainly.

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

                Yea all headlines are written by people who try to maximize google hits. Its a science at this point... Thats why articles arent called "Frisking the fixtures" and "Prematch Preamble" etc anymore.

        2. No Professionals
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          The mrs general references are pure gold though...

      6. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        not sure what people expect? fpl is not rocket science, do you expect these experts to droll out some hidden knowledge that we don´t have?

        take it for what it is, a story from an experienced player in a certain state, in a certain part of the season, issues and problems that we all recognize in our own troubles and decisions

        it´s free and you can choose not to read..

        1. Monkey Hanger
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          'we all recognise' - exactly. This series of articles are pointless.

        2. Gnu Scott talent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          😆
          Oh look, everyones jumping off that cliff, better run along.

        3. Tamagotchi Massacre
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          The 'meet the manager' has far more utility because it is guided by a more experienced broadcaster/contributor to illuminate principles, theories, ideas etc can can be applied to any team and help managers in general

      7. Lindelol
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        If its not helpful to you it might be to someone else

        1. Nicepix
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Yeas. There will be loads of people regretting having £12m tied up in a striker who doesn't play and letting the top scoring player in FPL over the last two year go.

    6. Lignja
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      2ft 0.3m itb

      Pope
      Taa, Soyuncu, Lundstram, Rico
      Mane, Kdb, Mount
      Aguero, Vardy, Abraham

      McGovern, Kelly, Dendoker, Cho

      A. Aguero, Cho, Mount to Jimenez, Son, Martial/Maddison -4
      B. Kdb, Cho to Martial, Maddison + 1.1m to upgradw Mount to Pulisic week after
      C. Aguero, Kdb, Cho to Salah, Maddison, Jimenez -4 + 1m for Mout to Pulisic

    7. chaser123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Thoughts on a VVD, Robertson, TAA triple up?

      1. Double Treble
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        No Mane is very dangerous. Vvd doesnt give u many points.

        1. chaser123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Yeh it is inevitable that I will bring in Mane but it means losing Sterling....

          1. ZICO SENNA
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            That really is far from a bad thing

      2. Squeakybum99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Only if you have multiple FPL accounts

      3. Woy_is_back
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        loooooooool Do it

      4. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I have had Virgil & Trent from the start, apart from wk1 Virgil has disappointed.
        Thinking of swapping to Robbo giving R & L wingbacks

        1. chaser123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          I am thinking of VVD>Robertson and Sterling>Mane this week....but could easily do the triple up and keep Sterling

      5. 11 smelly shirts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        You'll get more points from Liverpool midfielders than from defenders I think - at least in the long run

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 2 days ago

          For 10 million more?

      6. F4L
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        VVD is waste, Pereira will outscore him this season.

        1. Tamagotchi Massacre
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          *has been a waste. All that matters is what WILL happen and we know that VvD can blast out goals and assists and clean sheets with the best of them.

      7. Tamagotchi Massacre
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        It's a totally acceptable differential if

        1. VvD starts racking up points
        2. Another premium mid or forward starts racking up the points

        Both quite possible. Question is, do you want/need to gamble on that differential

        1. chaser123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Yeh agreed. I just think Sterling could easily outscore Mane over the next 3. So I feel very hesitant bringing him in...

        2. chaser123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          (and annoyingly I still own VVD)....maybe I just do VVD to Robertson this week and reassess next week

          1. Nicepix
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Reassess, or ask more questions?

      8. SkekTek (AKA: AnzhiBabakin)
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        A mini league rival did this from the off. He's bottom of the league.

        1. Tamagotchi Massacre
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Once again, that's kind of irrelevant. In 12 weeks time we could be saying the opposite with VvD offering the best value of all the premium defenders. Thing about Liverpool is they are only a wafer away from their defenders EASILY being amongst the highest scoring, and the best value players in the game. We needed to be aware of the wafer thin line between 3 Liverpool defenders being really poor and 3 Liverpool defenders being and unbelievable differential. One goal a game they're conceding. If that stops, and it likely will, it's a game changer

      9. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        little bit too expensive for my liking, and he does not cover Robertson in terms of points or excitement when watching live. the pro is that he is nailed during christmas and he tends to score a goal or two

        if i picked a pool def to go with TAA who is not Robertson i would go the one who plays alongside VVD

    8. 11 smelly shirts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Not so sure yet what to do with my 2 FT (2.6 itb)

      Heaton, Button
      Robbo, Soy, Walker, Lundy, Montoya
      Salah, KdB, Martial. H. Wilson, McGinn
      Abraham, Jiminez, Ings

      Last GW I didn't had a goalie as Heaton was injured, so I feel I have to react there. At the same time I'm a bit concerned to be without Vardy, but could imagine that I could wait one GW as Leicester plays in Brighton who looked solid at home.
      Any feedback and input would be appreciated

      1. Jimbo-Jones
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I think Wilson Ings McGinn is selection headache every week.
        Downgrade one and upgrade another.
        I did heaton to Pope last week.

        1. 11 smelly shirts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Sounds reasonable, I have 2.6 itb, so could easily do Wilson to Mount/Tielemans/Maddison/Pulisic, but then Vardy won't be possible

    9. FDMS All Starz
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Mane/Salah in or hold? Feels foolish selling Auba/Sterling when they are both home vs weak defences and pool are away to a stubborn palace team.

      2FT & 0.5itb

      Pope
      TAA - Robbo - Lunds - Soy
      Sterling - Mount - Kdb
      Vardy - Tammy - Auba

      Subs: Button - Rico - Dendonker - Nakamba

      1. 11 smelly shirts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I would bring in Mane for Auba (plus some cheap options obviously) and then Sterling to Salah the week after.
        Salah scores better at home, so wouldn't bring him in for an away game. Mane scores equally home and away

    10. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      For all the Team Value obsessed casuals on here I recommend the latest Meet the Manager. Great interview with a true professional.

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Not obsessed but 105.3 without doing a lot 😉

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

          Only a casual would have a TV above 103.6 right now

          1. ZICO SENNA
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Dunno about that mate, can’t help it if our players are doing well and rising

          2. Bossworld
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 2 days ago

            103.1 (+0.9 ITB) and OR 66k. Can cope with the label

          3. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Mount 6.1
            Vardy 8.9
            Maddy 7.1
            Tammy 7.1
            Lundy 4

            Seems too easy ?

      2. Squeakybum99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yeah. Great value in thinking your transfers than chasing rises/falls all the time.

      3. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Definitely changed my point of view on Mount & KDB.

      4. ...al - Come out to the coa…
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Giving it a listen to atm

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

        Last year I had great TV for all season and finished in top 1k. Made right bw choices more or less.

        This year I have not been that convinced on the bandwagons (got Tammy 7.6) or old bulls (got Vardy 9.2, Mane 11.9) and I also still have Greenwood and Cantwell from which I have lost 0.2 from each (and Salah). If I had jumped on those bws earlier my rank and tv would be significantly higher. And if I had made more good choices I would have had fts to get rid of at least Cantwell.

        I like the idea of high correlation between high tv and rank.

    11. FOO FIGHTER
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Why I want to sign Mane before it is to late :-).

        He is more expensive than Sterling 🙂

      • FOO FIGHTER
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Let me just get some clarity here.

          Who still owns Aguero?

          1. Squeakybum99
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 2 days ago

            The OP

          2. The Legend Squad
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Sadly me. Past seasons swaying my judgement. Out this week. Salah Mane double up with funds

        • Strchld
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          For the next 3 gameweeks, would you rather have Auba or Sterling? Could change a formation for free..

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Sterling

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

            Auba without a doubt

        • FOO FIGHTER
            1 month, 2 days ago

            I do not want to sound like a troll but double up of Sterling and Aguero is a recipe for disaster.

            1. No Professionals
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              You have ffs diarrhoea

              1. Squeakybum99
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 2 days ago

                You are*

              2. ‘Tis the Season
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Lol enjoyed that ❗

          • Nightf0x
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Which ?

            A) gw13, Lowton wilson -4 to robo ings (or) baldock jimy
            gw14, mount to puli
            Gw15, son to madison

            B) gw13, mount Wilson -4 to richar jimy/ings
            Gw14, richar to puli
            Gw15, son lowton -4 to madison robo

          • Dr. Rog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Why Mane and not Salah?

            at roughly the same price, Salah has the higher XGi and pens as well.

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

              Mane has more points, who cares about stats

            2. Ógie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              The points,it is as simple as that.

            3. FOO FIGHTER
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Thst is why I have both.

              • Rainer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Ankles.

                1. FOO FIGHTER
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    He is not flagged.

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

                      His left ankle is in a protective boot. He’ll be flagged soon.

                  • Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Fluid in them especially

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

                  Both is the answer !!

                  1. Squeakybum99
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Both can wait imo. Definitely can wait till palace is done. But it’s all opinion.

                3. bench boost for every gamew…
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  it´s about prediction for future points, not past for everyone who says Mané. I have Mané and i think Salah will do better than him from no until february.

                4. Tamagotchi Massacre
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Because mane is playing like a man possessed and every single game you think he'll score. Can't say quite the same for Salah

              • Rhodes your boat
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Hold ft?

                Pope
                Taa soy Lund Rico
                Salah sterling (c) kdb
                Vardy Abraham jimi

                Button tomori Hayden dendo

                1FT 0.6itb

                1. Bury94
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Yeah no reason to use a transfer there

                2. Tamagotchi Massacre
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Save the transfer. Currently a nice rotation of budget defenders that's working well but 4 budgets is always a risk and you should be ready to be able to move on Robbo or a Leicester winger if they show big scores

              • Bury94
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Pope
                TAA, Lundstram, Chilwell, Pieters, Rico
                Mane, Mount, Maddison, KDB, Nakamba
                Vardy, Jimenez, Abraham

                2FT, 3.2ITB

                A) Pieters to Janmaat with a view to getting Salah in for KDB for GW14
                B) Pieters to Robertson with a view to getting Mount out and switching to a 4-3-3

                Thanks!

                1. Rhodes your boat
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  A

              • Bucket Man
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 2 days ago

                What’s people thoughts on a few dilemmas many may be facing including myself

                1) Sell Sterling or De Bruyne? I am looking to sell one to change back to a 343 formation with Jiminez. Sterling costs a lot more especially for me as I have had KDB since GW1, so I also have lots of value tied up in him. The money can also allow Maddison over Tielemans or possibly Pulisic over Mount but is this worth it when losing an explosive asset.

                2) Is Maddison over Tielemans worth the extra 1mil? Yes he is on set pieces but he has actually only scored an extra goal and provided the same amount of assists. 1Million can go along way and for me it would allow me to keep Sterling instead of KDB if that is what I decide.

                3) Is double Liverpool defence a good idea? Obviously both full backs look great. I’m still without TAA and don’t really want to shift Robertson, so the double up may be good. However both means benching Soyuncu or Lundsram etc which will cause a lot of points to be benched.

                1. ...al - Come out to the coa…
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Sterling. KdB getting ruined from the cb situation

                  In theory, yes, dead balls is an automatic plus point. Both look great and if you're short on cash, Tiele will do perfectly

                  For me yes, I've gone TAA, Robertson and Mane. They're essentially acting like midfielders with CS benefits. Alison is back and they should get a few cs over the favorable fixtures.

                  I'd rather Sterling + Mane and the double Liverpool defense

                  1. Bucket Man
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Thanks. Keeping Sterling would mean I get Tielemans over Maddy which I don’t mind as you say. It would also mean double Pool defence out of the window in the near future which I’d like but not overly bothered if I can’t do. Only thing which sways me to keeping KDB over Sterling is the value I hold in him otherwise I think I’d be selling him to Sterling

                  2. el polako
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    KDB wasnt suffering at all against LFC, his teammates let him down - with a striker in form instead of Kun he would have had couple of assists atleast.

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

                  1. KDB. Think Sterro will come good. Stats and general eye test indicates he will

                  2. Yes

                  3. I think so, but only if you are playing 4 at the back

                  1. Bucket Man
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Thank you. As above Sterling is my preferred player to hold bar the value tied up. I could only afford Double Liverpool defence with Tielemans, even if I held KDB I couldn’t afford Maddison and the double up, but would be playing 343 anyway so not so much of an issue. Got a few injury concerns this break to. Lots to think about.

                3. bench boost for every gamew…
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  A, Sterling, because KDb gets more points pr million
                  B, He might not be worth the 1m but his pricepoint is easier to navigate from, if and when you decide to sell. More good options in that bracket than if you are at 6.6 and below
                  C, In isolation double up seems very good but with all the cheap defenders that rack up points and have decent fixtures still, one have to ask is it really that wise? Lundstram has perfect fixtures, Soy/Tomori decent ones etc, and 2 or even 2.5 million can have a lot of influence on your midfield and strikers options. It also influence on set up and formation, if you have both i would prob go more 4-4-2 perhaps? Seems kind of boring but if you take into consideration 2 defenders that are practically wingers and a defender that plays as an AM then perhaps this could be a valid strategy?

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

                  2 weeks long time !
                  I'm going to get fresh Mo vying for goals 😀

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

                    Don’t like that it’s constantly reoccurring. Worst time of the season to be carrying knocks, never mind this.

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

                      That is true. Fact that he continued till 86th minutes even when the game was practically in the bag & 70/75 minutes mark gives me some positive light. We'll see how it goes.

                    2. el polako
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Begs the question why Klopp played him in CL against some mickey mouse team ?

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

                        Maybe to see how he’d cope. Can’t carry a player vs City. If it continues to be an issue he could become 70/75 mins or missing minutes in midweeks.

                        Not ideal, hopefully the two weeks does him well. Shaqiri reappearing over Xmas would be nice.

                        1. FOO FIGHTER
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            Nothing has been released by LFC. It is all 'precautionary'.

                            I am.pretty sure some agreement has been made between Egypt and LFC to wear the space boot.

                2. rokonto
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Maddison or Martial???

                  1. g40steve
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Both here.

                3. thes7s
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Salah ruled out of both Kenya and Comoros clashes. Team Coordinator announced that Salah underwent extensive tests and he won't be able to play with his ankle injury. No return date or timeframe were announced.

                  1. ...al - Come out to the coa…
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Can get the rest he probably needs now

                    Lots of players will get "injured" for this intl week

                    1. thes7s
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Yes, especially that he is already in Egypt, two days of no activity at all then back to Merseyside for rehab.

                        1. FOO FIGHTER
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            Of course he is. He will not play for Egypt.

                  2. AD2110
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Anything need doing to this team? Will be doing Sterling to Salah next week. 1FT and 1.8ITB

                    Ryan (Button)
                    TAA, Lund, Robbo (Soy, Rico)
                    Sterling, Maddison, Mount, KDB
                    Vardy, Tammy, Jiminez

                    1. zotter
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      With the lingering ankle injury I would prefer mane atm

                  3. thes7s
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Pulisic out as well.

                    1. zotter
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      With Salah and robbo also doubts suggests patience in terms of transfers !

                  4. thes7s
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Speaking to media ahead of today's training session, #USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter confirms that @cpulisic_10 will miss out on this month's @CNationsLeague matches.

                  5. Sultan-Gemy2121
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    is son a must have with the tasty fixtures ahead of him?

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

                      Hell no.
                      Way too expensive for his returns

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

                      No. Spurs stink

                      1. Deulofail
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Arsenal fan here. Can confirm.

                  6. MikeZA
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Rate my WC please gents and ladies - thanks

                    Pope
                    Robbo Tomori Soy Rico Lunds
                    Salah Mane Pulisic Maddison Richalison
                    Vardy Abraham (Greenwood)

                    Richalison to Martial week 14 transfer
                    Pope to Hendersen week 15 tansfer

                    Or keep Jiminez for Richarlison/Martial for next few weeks?

                    1. zotter
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Any way of getting connelly instead of greenwood ?

                      1. MikeZA
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Pretty much exact WC for 104.1 team value as is
                        Could drop Salah to KdB and then go for Trent instead of Tomori for now

                        1. zotter
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          I would do that

                          1. MikeZA
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            Thanks mate
                            So WC..
                            Robbo Trent Soy Rico Lunds
                            KDB Mane Pulisic Maddison Richalison
                            Vardy Abraham (Connelly)

                            Richarlison one week punt, Then the switch to Martial for two home fixtures
                            And then Pope to Henderson for Newcastle and Norwich games

                            And thoughts on Jiminez over Martial/Richalison?

                            1. Deulofail
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 2 days ago

                              I like and own Jimenez. More reliable than the other two. And I wouldn't waste a FT on a GK personally.

                              1. MikeZA
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 2 days ago

                                Tough call as Richalison vs Norwiich; then Martial/Utd have two good home fixtures.
                                Guess I have to make a call on it. Have Jimi now and just wondering if time to move to a differential

                        2. Deulofail
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          I would do that. KDB and TAA are FPL gold. Salah and Tamori are good options, only.

                          1. MikeZA
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            I just see KDB still at 40% ownership - prob too much risk to swith to Salah who has an ankle boot on according to news. So KBD and Trent it is.

                            1. Deulofail
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 2 days ago

                              I don't see risk in ownership. The risk is missing out on points you could have got if you made a better decision 😉

                              1. MikeZA
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 2 days ago

                                I think Trent vs Palace, Brighton, then three more good ones
                                So I'm happy to hedge bet on at least two/ three clean sheets

                  7. Deulofail
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Which week to TC Lundstram? 15, 16, 17, 18 or 19?

                    1. Miguel Sanchez
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Vs Man U next GW

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

                      Why leave out the easiest fixture?

                      GW13!

                      1. Deulofail
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        I want to FH to triple up on Sheffield attack

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

                      For the 19 points.

                  8. Lindelol
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Pope (Button)
                    TAA, Lund, Soy, Rico (Tomori)
                    Sterling, Maddison, Mane, KDB, (Dendo)
                    Vardy, Tammy, (Connolly)

                    Should I hold the transfer?