Scout Notes

Returns for De Bruyne and Sterling owners but doubts remain about City assets

NEWCASTLE 2-2 MANCHESTER CITY

  • Goals: Jetro Willems (£4.6m), Jonjo Shelvey (£5.0m) | Raheem Sterling (£11.9m), Kevin de Bruyne (£10.2m)
  • Assists: Miguel Almiron (£5.8m), Christian Atsu (£5.4m) | David Silva (£7.6m)
  • Bonus: de Bruyne x3, Shelvey x2, Martin Dubravka (£5.0m) x1

A late Kevin de Bruyne (£10.2m) stunner reminiscent of mid-90s Tony Yeboah almost stole all three points for Manchester City at Newcastle but, thanks to a long-range Jonjo Shelvey (£5.0m) equaliser, the champions have dropped vital points on Tyneside for the second time in 2019.

Raheem Sterling (£11.9m) put the visitors ahead after some scrappy in-box interplay with David Silva (£7.6m) resulted in a calm finish into the far corner past Martin Dubravka (£5.0m). He could easily have scored a second in stoppage time, his low volley bringing a good save from the Slovakian after a glorious pass from de Bruyne.

Amidst the emergence of some fantastic mid-priced midfielders and the Jose Mourinho-inspired rush to get Tottenham Hotspur assets, Sterling has been sold by over 600,000 managers since Gameweek 11.

Whether it’s frustration over his three preceding blank Gameweeks or the need to raise money, a lot of faith had been lost in the 24-year-old. Even this goal was out-performed by de Bruyne, who claimed three more bonus points.

What may still concern owners is that six of his eight league goals have come away from home and only one assist has been registered all season.

Sterling has 15+ goals and assists from both 2018-19 and 2017-18, so to have only set up one goal by Gameweek 14 is alarming. He is also one yellow card away from suspension.


De Bruyne had an unremarkable afternoon before his stunning strike, offering a consistent set-piece threat against a side known for their feebleness in such situations but was unable to create much in open play, apart from the occasional wayward shot.

The Belgian has scored in two successive matches, just as the assists have started to dry up. It would have been difficult to sustain the astonishing rate of ten assists in nine games, considering the seasonal Premier League record is 20, so his 40.4% ownership will be delighted to see him already on four goals. Until this season, he has never scored more than eight for Man City.

Newcastle quickly responded to Sterling’s goal via Jetro Willems (£4.6m) after being teed-up by Miguel Almiron (£5.8m), letting the ball run inside onto his right foot and firing home.

That means a remarkable nine of their 13 goals (69.2%) have come from defenders. The loanee from Eintracht Frankfurt has flown under the radar this season with his two goals and two assists and is owned by just 2% of Fantasy Premier League bosses.

Up next for the Magpies is a trip to Sheffield United, before facing Southampton, Burnley and Crystal Palace, making Willems an interesting differential at a time where not many reliable clean sheets options are emerging.

Pep Guardiola must be frustrated that his defence conceded to the side with the league’s lowest expected goals (xG) total of 10.71. Although their failure to keep clean sheets isn’t as bad as Liverpool’s, it is now four unsuccessful shut-outs in a row for a high-line back four that looks particularly vulnerable.

Hindsight says that failing to replace Vincent Kompany was a mistake, especially once Aymeric Laporte (£6.3m) suffered a long-term knee injury against Brighton in Gameweek 4. It has forced Guardiola to fast-track with his plan to convert Fernandinho (£5.2m) into a centre-back, usually alongside the unconvincing John Stones (£5.3m) or Nicolas Otamendi (£5.1m).

Furthermore, his handling of Benjamin Mendy (£5.7m) suggests he is not impressed by the left-back and upcoming games against Burnley, Manchester United, Arsenal and Leicester don’t offer much optimism.

Fernandinho was booked for a foul on Joelinton (£5.7m) but it was the pacy Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.4m) who troubled City the most. The unpredictable but exciting Frenchman likes to bamboozle defences and caused occasional trouble for the also-quick Kyle Walker (£5.8m). St James’ Park was cold and quiet today but there was a buzz whenever Saint-Maximin received the ball.

Of course, the summer signing from Nice is still without a goal – just like Almiron – but his constant threat will pass the ‘eye test’ for managers looking for a cheap, rotation-proof differential. He limped off shortly before de Bruyne’s screamer but it looked purely precautionary.

Steve Bruce said of the French winger:

He’s sore. He had a sore one just before half-time but I’m sure he’ll be OK.

The thigh injury of Sergio Aguero (£11.8m) gave Gabriel Jesus (£9.6m) a rare start, despite tallying an impressive 26 goals from his 39 previous league starts in England.

In truth, the Brazilian had a quiet game. He linked up quite well with both Sterling and Riyad Mahrez (£8.3m), setting up half-chances along the way but, apart from a 68th-minute shot at Dubravka, produced very little threat to the well-drilled Newcastle defence.

David Silva is now the game’s fifth highest-scoring midfielder with 67 points, keeping things ticking over with another assist – his sixth of the season.

Before being replaced by Bernardo Silva (£7.9m), the former Valencia man chipped in an inviting cross to Jesus at the back post which just missed any sort of vital contact.

The Portuguese Silva was only given a place on the bench after his return from a one-match suspension, gained for a controversial tweet sent to teammate Mendy. His cameo began in the 69th minute and, within a few minutes, had already caused the Newcastle defence more problems than Mahrez did.

Reflecting on the game, Guardiola said:

It’s what we’ve lived the last four years. We found a way and today, we found it again but unfortunately, at the end, we conceded a goal.

We could not score all the chances we had; they scored the two chances they had. Sometimes it happens.

It’s the game we expected, solid, with ten players in the box, we played so well. We tried to win the game. Maybe they pushed a little bit, that situation didn’t happen too much. We played well and Dubravka made good saves. We arrived in front of the ball many times, unfortunately, we could not score.

Newcastle United XI (5-4-1): Dubravka; Manquillo, Clark, Fernandez, Dummett, Willems; Almiron, Hayden, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin (Atsu 81’); Joelinton (Gayle 70’).

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Stones, Mendy; De Bruyne, Gundogan, D Silva (B Silva 69’); Mahrez (Foden 69’), Jesus (Rodri 84’), Sterling.

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1,198 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SouthCoastSaint
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Come on you Saints! Finally something to cheer about

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Keep Djenepo or upgrade to someone?

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        I watched the game. He is dreadful.

      2. SouthCoastSaint
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Id upgrade but ignore below. He was by no means dreadful. Played too far out wide. Looks really threatening. Got an assist too. Boufal looked excellent when he came on. Not sure I’d back anyone from saints bar Ings. Hopefully his minutes are managed as he’s so injury prone

  2. rokonto
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Keep de bruyne and sterling?

    1. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Ditched KDB for Son 2 weeks ago. Sterling to a performing mid priced mid frees up so much cash (Maddison, Pulisic, tielemans etc)

    2. Duffy Dunk
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Only KDB.

    3. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      One more game for Sterling then Alli comes in

  3. Ashwatthama hai apun
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Time has come to prove my decision right to go Auba over Vardy!!!
    Auba 4 goals
    Vardy 1 yellow

  4. Duffy Dunk
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Can the PL please start each Liverpool match with the score 1-0 against them, to save the agony, since it's inevitable?

    1. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Should have been a Dunk hat trick

  5. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Got a feeling Sterling will be 'rested' against Burnley with Bernardo taking his spot.

    1. Warby84
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I think sterling may play central and Jesus drop out, think he was the worse performer

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Jesus Raz Bilva will be top 3 IMO

      1. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Does he risk Sterling getting a YC though?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Constant threat that'd be huh

  6. King Kohli
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Point predictions for next 5?

    A. Zaha
    B. Mili

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Toughie

      20-30pts
      10-25pts

  7. Francescoli
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Any chance of getting Mark on an upcoming Scoutcast. Miss his face.

  8. S.Kuqi
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Which one should I do?

    Pope -> Henderson
    Martial -> Pulisic

    Pope
    Taa-Lund-Soy (Aurier,Kelly)
    Mane-Kdb-Son-Martial (Cantwell)
    Ings-Vardy-Jimenez

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Pope to Henderson

      1. S.Kuqi
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks. Altough scared not to have any Chelsea players

        1. Holmes
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Same here but I feel we can survive for one more week.

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Let's see how Martial does today. I'd be tempted to keep if he hauls and probably do Pope to Hendo.

      1. S.Kuqi
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        My plan was to sell him after this gw. ManU are useless going forward and two tough fixtures next

        1. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          If he doesn't do well today you could consider moving him on.

    3. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Why sell Pope? He's one of the top FF scorers. I've far more important things to do with my squad!

    4. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Pope to hendo.

      But I also have a question of how many people are brave enough to have keeper and defender from same team? Basically Lord Lund and Hendo?

  9. marzo
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    If there is positive news on Abraham think my next move will be
    Pope-> Henderson. What do we reckon?

    Pope.
    Robbo, Soyuncu, Lundstram.
    Pulisic, Mane, KDB, Salah, Cantwell.
    Abraham, Vardy.
    Button, A. Smith, Williams, Wickham.
    1ft. 0.3m ITB. Still have the WC if that helps.

  10. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Mount a definite sell now or keep for one more game?

    1. S.Kuqi
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sell

    2. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sell

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Have Pulisic too so probably a sell now.

    3. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      sell

    4. pingissimus
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I’d hold for one more unless you have Tammy still

      Think he’s now guaranteed a game and I’d be wary of moving on a starter this week

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        I have Pulisic too.

        1. pingissimus
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Oh - that’s tough. Probably sell I guess

          Do you have a spot for Pérez? He’s really high on my watchlist.

    5. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sold him last week - TV raves about him but poor FF returns

    6. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sell, but the question is who?

      Lots of love for son atm but I maybe tempted by Alli, question is do I risk getting him in for midweek away at United??

      Good move or leave till the next weekend?

    7. Le4therbarb
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Depends on your team set up. He is my 4th Mid, in a 3-4-3, I am keeping.Assessing over the next 3 games, before he is moved on.

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Fair point, only burning issue is there are so many players scoring points this season so there is a big temptation to move on.

    8. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      There's Zaha... If you're tempted 🙂

    9. Amey
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Lol
      Poor Mount 😀

      Sell for me too Karan

    10. Treadstone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sell for Zaha ...just look at those fixtures.

  11. The Overthinker - I blame R…
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Sterling essential?

    1. CostaCoffee
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      No

    2. Duffy Dunk
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Nah, too expensive for what he's been offering for a while now.

      1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        He scored this week
        Last week he had his goal ruled Offside.

        He has been the best player in a bad city team for weeks.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Best player i disagree !
          KDB Dilva better options & performers than him for me

    3. Bossworld
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sold overnight, brought in Son instead due to price drop/price rise. Burnley away is a tempting fixture but something's not quite right with City at the minute.

  12. CostaCoffee
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Anyone else have a player they should’ve sold weeks ago but just want to keep the faith? Mines Hudson Odoi, I’ve benched him most weeks but thinking of starting him over Martial midweek

    1. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sterling, see below

      And should have got a Leicester defender by now

    2. marzo
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I think Salah fits the bill for me.
      I should def be moving him on at this stage you'd think..

      1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        I think the same, but i know I'll hold him because he has become a great differential now. And is nailed

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Salad

  13. Earn your Spurs
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Sterling to Mane for free - Yes or No?

    Mane has 3 great fixtures and far better form, but misses GW18

    1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Yes

    2. Thunder Warrior
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Yes

    3. Duffy Dunk
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Get Mane now. He has the fixtures to justify even taking a hit in gw18.

  14. Azathoth
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    I'm disappointed not of (K)ane,but because i benched Dunk though my gut kept telling me that he's gonna deliver......

    1. Ian
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      You need a word with your gut, there is no way it should have been whispering those things.

  15. Wild Rover
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Rather than sell Pope, I think now is the time to get a second playing keeper. Get's you through Pope's difficult fixtures and also makes to BB ready

    1. Wild Rover
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      *makes you

    2. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Good point by I feel this season with the lack of clean sheets most keepers are useless

      1. pingissimus
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Check Burnley at home and Palace against bottom 13.

        Actually predictable if irregular cs

    3. pingissimus
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Good thinking

      I’m very keen on Guaita but he’s been a bit injury prone so may keep Pope in reserve.

      Now have a TV that matches my high of last season so two keepers seems reasonable in my case

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Thanks for this call
      Might follow this

    5. Nabs Kebabs
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Have had Pope/Henderson since GW3

      1. Rocky FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Has it offered you any real points gain?
        Just curious, I find it very tough to make it work. Feels it's easier to just get 1 and forget

    6. Rocky FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      BB in which week?
      I thought majority will be saving it for DGW

  16. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Sterling would need a major uptake in returns to be considered again - particularly since he’s on four YC

    Can only see his ownership continuing to go the other way

  17. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Son has blanked in only two out of eleven starts this season

    1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Not that you've said this, i fully expect him to blank midweek

      1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Well, three out of twelve is more statistically soothing than the prime numbers...

        1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Yeah. Just that i want him to blank against Manchester United 😀

  18. n14mul
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Has he not been on 4 yellows since the Liverpool game?

    1. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sorry reply fail to 2 above regarding sterling

  19. marcus2704
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    What to do with Salah? Doesnt seem worth the money at the moment but has some nice fixtures coming up. Would swap fro Alli, already have Son, but not liking the Man U fixture.

  20. JohnBlack
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Appreciate all advices, best move on this lot? 1ft 3.7itb

    A) Pope > Henderson/Guaita
    B) Martial > Son/Alli
    C) Martial > Pulisic
    D) Save

    Pope
    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram
    Mane KDB Maddison Martial
    Vardy Jimenez Ings

    Tomori Rico Guendouzi

  21. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Pope
    Trent soy lundy
    Kdb mount maddison mane
    Kane vardy ings

    Button grealish rico jannmat

    1ft .6itb

    Pope to hendo?

    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Guaita

      1. Rash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Think hes over priced personally

        1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 12 days ago

          This is a season of affordability

          With so many bargains everywhere, you can afford a few overpriced players who bring points 🙂

          Heck, I'm getting Rashford in GW18, and I don't consider him anywhere near the value of Jimenez, Tammy or 8.9m Vardy

          1. Rash
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            Yea fair point, I really fancy a Sheffield double up so think I'll be opting for hendo.

            Thanks for your input.

    2. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Considering either Henderson or Guita myself. Was also tempted by Gazza but Spurs look shaky at the back.

  22. FOO FIGHTER
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I think it is fair to say there should be no fear anymore going without City assets when other FPL options are outperforming City assets 😉

      1. FOO FIGHTER
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Oh and feel for those who got Jesus in and even capped him...

        • mynameisq
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          It's more who to get

        • Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 12 days ago

          I want KDB back

        • The Overthinker - I blame R…
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          I am.tempted to do Salah to Sterling

          1. Eat my goal!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            8 months, 12 days ago

            To be benched for rotation or get that 5th yellow - no thank you

            Still think he’s cities best asset and could explode at any point but even if he did I’d be wary to bring him back

        • n14mul
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Started the season with KDB and feel he is a keeper with the good price. Also dare I say it but feel he is less likely to be a rotation risk.....probably jinxed my self for midweek now!!

      2. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 12 days ago

        What is the general thinking around what to do on GW18? (Liverpool not playing plus some tricky fixtures for the most popular teams/players).

        Captain choice also looking a difficult one.

        1. Wild Rover
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          I'm playing BB in gw17 so should have a full team to enable bench all Liverpool. Not worried about Chelsea or Leicester fixtures. Capt is a bit tricky, will decide nearer the time. Everyone is in the same boat so don't fret about it.

        2. MoManeTaa
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Save 2 FTs n Gonna get rid of my Liverpool def double up

        3. n14mul
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Currently have 2 pool players and may save my transfers and ship them out for that game week.

          Thank fully I have my WC to get them back in and sort my team out for GW19. Dare I ask how many people have a wc left?

        4. CONNERS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 12 days ago

          I currently have triple Pool so would have no bench that week. Might swap Mane out for Sterling and bring him back in GW19.

      3. Bubbles1985
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Anyone else tempted to keep Aubameyang a little longer to see how they play with a new manager...

        I have WC and had planned to activate it today!

      4. HurriKane
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Money No Problem. Who do you think is the best spurs mid to own ?

        A) Son

        B) Alli

        1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          B

        2. Holmes
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Alli

        3. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Son. More proven. But I'm actually tempted to double up

          1. FirMinaMiMo
              8 months, 12 days ago

              That yu can double up after man utd match!!! 🙂

            • n14mul
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              8 months, 12 days ago

              Chances of doing something at old Trafford?

              1. FirMinaMiMo
                  8 months, 12 days ago

                  I personally think that doubling spurs players vs man utd wont be nice!!!! ...we hve to consider the opposition too (rash/martial)...imagine if pogba comes man utd gets even stronger!!!!

              2. Fitzy.
                • 8 Years
                8 months, 12 days ago

                Not sure about Son being more proven than Alli, both have good records over previous seasons.

          2. manu4life99
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            Those who are yet to use 1st WC, when are u planning to use it?

            1. Team Cruel
              • 4 Years
              8 months, 12 days ago

              Either right before or right after the Boxing Day GW

              1. manu4life99
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                8 months, 12 days ago

                Will there be a lpool dgw this side of the new year?

                1. FirMinaMiMo
                    8 months, 12 days ago

                    Most probably no chance 🙂

              2. n14mul
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 months, 12 days ago

                Gw19 to get pool players back in

            2. Thunder Warrior
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 12 days ago

              Pulisic or Zaha?

              1. Bobby Digital
                • 2 Years
                8 months, 12 days ago

                Zaha... look at those fixtures. Yummy yum yum...

            3. Netters2018
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 12 days ago

              Pope
              Lund, Taa, Soy
              Maddison, Salah, Kdb, Martial
              Ings, vardy, jimi

              Bench mount, willems, rico

              1ft what shoud i do?

              A) pope - guita
              B) pope - henderson (su dbl up)
              C) salah - mane
              D) salah - alli
              E) salah - son
              F) something else
              G) save

              1. FirMinaMiMo
                  8 months, 12 days ago

                  Seems like yu are in so eager to sell salah....dont sell...the nxt match is also at home...so salah ll score ...

                  (G)

              2. manu4life99
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                8 months, 12 days ago

                Why all the love for Guaits over Hendo as Pope replacement?

                1. Mr Q
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  8 months, 12 days ago

                  This, since Kelly is there for 0,9 less...

                  1. Jurgen Flopp
                    • 6 Years
                    8 months, 12 days ago

                    Are you going to play Kelly when you have Lundstram, a Leicester defender and possibly Liverpool defender?

                    1. Mr Q
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      8 months, 12 days ago

                      Fair point

              3. Mr Q
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                8 months, 12 days ago

                Keep pope or time to let him go?

                Can stretch to 5,0 keeper. Who?

                1. manu4life99
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  8 months, 12 days ago

                  Same. Hendo vs Guaita can't decide

                2. Jurgen Flopp
                  • 6 Years
                  8 months, 12 days ago

                  Guaita

                3. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  8 months, 12 days ago

                  Keep and buy another one. Henderson or Gazz seem good

                4. Concrete
                  • 6 Years
                  8 months, 12 days ago

                  Keep