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Why the stats are becoming hard to ignore in the Pulisic v Mount debate

Let’s Talk FPL’s Andy looks ahead to Gameweek 15 in his latest Pro Pundits piece


I don’t like making late changes to my team – at that point, it all feels a bit rushed. Despite this I still found myself on Saturday morning chopping and changing between Jamie Vardy (£9.9m) and Sadio Mané (£12.2m) for captaincy, only to pick the wrong one.

It turned out to be a fairly average week, scoring 51 and seeing a 4,321 red arrow, down to 510,594.

Looking ahead to Gameweek 15 and I’m in that weird situation where I could transfer out one of three players or just make no transfer at all.

Nick Pope (£4.7m) has a bit of a fixture swing from this Gameweek, and not in a good way. Looking at the Season Ticker in the Members Area right up until Gameweek 30 (which is when I’ll start looking at using the second Wildcard), Burnley are second bottom in terms of fixture difficulty for defence.

I’m still reluctant to use a transfer on a goalkeeper however. The ceiling for points is fairly low and at just £4.7m he’s scored 55 points total, only five points behind current leaders Mathew Ryan (£4.8m) and Kasper Schmeichel (£5.3m). With the fixtures getting more difficult I would hope for an increase in save points to combat the likelihood of less clean sheets as well.

Mason Mount (£6.6m) is another player I’m looking at giving the boot to. He has just one assist to his name in the last six Gameweeks. There is a part of me that wants to give him the Aston Villa game, but that would definitely be the last-chance saloon.

If you compare Mount to Christian Pulisic (£7.5m) over the last six Gameweeks, there really is no competition: Pulisic has created more chances, registered more big chances and recorded more shots inside the box over the same period.

Despite all of this, it’s John Lundstram (£5.0m) that I’m looking to bring in (yes that’s correct, I still don’t own him).

It will be Harry Maguire (£5.3m) leaving my team to accommodate Lundstram. I have thought about keeping him, given that he’s nailed and has good goal threat, and instead transfer out Issa Diop (£4.5m), but that leaves a lot of money spread out over my defence, and would mean I don’t have enough flexibility for future transfers.

It’s been difficult to ignore Lundstram, and that is made even worse by their upcoming fixture run that includes Newcastle United, Norwich, Aston Villa, Brighton and Watford. Couple that with his 45.5% ownership and it’s hard to go any longer without him given the potential for clean sheets and attacking returns: he’s 12th for expected goals (xG) from open play in the last six Gameweeks for example.

As much as the fixtures look good for my team this week, I want to be more aggressive with my transfers in an attempt to get ahead of the curve. Lundstram doesn’t do that but he does provide a comfort blanket. That being said, after writing this article and looking at the stats for Pulisic, it’s difficult to ignore him with Villa up next. Maybe I’ll take my fourth hit in as many Gameweeks and just get it over with…

As for captaincy, that’s easy. I can’t look past Vardy at the moment and even though I bought Mané in under the guise of handing him the armband between Gameweeks 14-17, I think it’ll be the Englishman who becomes permanent captain now, at least for the next three weeks.


Andy is the face of Let’s Talk FPL, one of the leading Fantasy YouTube channels and has been a big part of the Scoutcast over a number of years. He has two top 10k finishes and an additional three inside the top 20k over nine years.

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1,294 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ZeBestee
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 21 hours ago

    Whom will you bench out of this lot?

    Mane Pulisic KDB Alli Maddison
    Vardy Jiminez Mousset

    1. Jullepuu
        9 days, 21 hours ago

        Mousset

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 2 Years
          9 days, 21 hours ago

          +1

        2. ZeBestee
          • 5 Years
          9 days, 20 hours ago

          Brought in Mousset just last gameweek and benched! Lost 9 points.

          Any reason for your decision?

          1. Regin
            • 2 Years
            9 days, 20 hours ago

            u cant bench any of the other 7. that's why one of ur front 8 has to be a '2 point' man like hayden. so there is no confusion.

            1. ZeBestee
              • 5 Years
              9 days, 20 hours ago

              Yeah, a headache I am happy to have atm. Cheers.

            2. Would Ed Woodward
                9 days, 20 hours ago

                lol yeah, that's the only good thing about Dendo in my team.

          2. 1314
            • 5 Years
            9 days, 20 hours ago

            Maddison

        3. iL PiStOlErO
            9 days, 20 hours ago

            Poor Mousse but he has to be the one. Irony.

          • 404_FC
            • 4 Years
            9 days, 20 hours ago

            look like my team now i'm on maddison

        4. Tamagotchi Massacre
          • 5 Years
          9 days, 21 hours ago

          I feel sad. Think I've already begun the grieving process for the 2020/21 reclassification of The Lord

          1. Berbinho's Forehead
            • 9 Years
            9 days, 20 hours ago

            FPL will list him as a 6.5m mid before Man City sign him and he becomes an even better bargain.

            1. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              9 days, 20 hours ago

              He's actually exactly what City need unironically

              1. No Professionals
                • 2 Years
                9 days, 20 hours ago

                He really isn't

            2. Regin
              • 2 Years
              9 days, 20 hours ago

              no way city will sign him. he is a great fpl player. but if he was a 6-6.5 mid this year, very few will have him.

          2. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            9 days, 20 hours ago

            Lol

        5. Jullepuu
            9 days, 21 hours ago

            Does Roy Hodgson actually have a history of rotating goal keepers? Is Guaita going to play every game?

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              9 days, 21 hours ago

              He does. Hennessey has started occasionally when Roy wants a keeper with more height.

              Another reason why Guaita is such a bad pick. I really don't understand why people are getting him. He's a 5.0m Crystal Palace goalie. For just 0.3m more you get Schmeichel who's the keeper for the best defense in the league.

              1. Would Ed Woodward
                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                  Really? I only remember Hennessey coming in when Guaita has had a knock which he does tend to get fairly often for a keeper iirc.

                • Jullepuu
                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                    If that is the case I'm probably better of sticking with Pope. Do you agree that if Guaita plays the next 5 he will get around 5 to 10 more points than Pope?

                  • FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                    • 2 Years
                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                    This Schmeichel definetely a better pick.

                    Prefer Gazza/Hendo as they are cheaper though

                • Would Ed Woodward
                    9 days, 21 hours ago

                    You're overthinking, Guaita is first choice unless injured.

                    1. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      9 days, 20 hours ago

                      He was benched last season tactically because Roy wanted more height from his keeper. I know because I got burnt by it >.

                      1. Would Ed Woodward
                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                          Yeah, just read above, interesting, thanks. I think I'm going Hendo instead anyway because I'm incredibly cheap and he could be an advantage over everyone starting Lund.

                          1. Regin
                            • 2 Years
                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                            lol. more height. what an argument. i googled it.
                            guaita is 1.90m
                            hennessey is 1.98m

                            these 8 centimeters will cause rotation?

                            i think guaita is a good option even at 5.0 & would have got him in but i prioritised mount to pulisic this week

                            1. Jurgen Flopp
                              • 5 Years
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              People are overthinking this. If you have Lund get Guaita. If not then Hendo. 0.3m more for Guaita is not going to break the bank.

                            2. Camzy
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              That was what Roy said last season. Baffled me too. And screwed me out of my keeper cover for a blank GW that I was banking on.

                              1. Jullepuu
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  It was the only game week though. Any reason why Hennessey was the starter for the first 16 games?

                          2. Regin
                            • 2 Years
                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                            so in which matches are taller gk required? when the opposition has players who have more accurate shooting so the taller keeper can stretch longer? what a funny comment.

                            1. Jullepuu
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                I believe that Hodgson played Hennessey over Guaita against Burnley at home

                        • Jullepuu
                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                            I looked more into this. Last year Hennessey played the first 16 games. Then he got injured and Guaita took the spot. After that Guaita has started all but 1 game if he has been fit.

                            I'm not really sure what to make of this. What do you guys think?

                        • Am sorry to say again it�…
                          • 1 Year
                          9 days, 21 hours ago

                          Who would you bench for GW15 out of these 3 and why?

                          A. Rashford vs TOT(H)
                          B. Cantwell vs SOU(A)
                          C. Djenepo vs NOR (H)

                          1. Tamagotchi Massacre
                            • 5 Years
                            9 days, 21 hours ago

                            I dunno but it probably shouldn't be cantwell

                          2. RamaJama
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 7 Years
                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                            C

                          3. iL PiStOlErO
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              C

                            • Regin
                              • 2 Years
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              B as they play away.
                              Definitely not A.
                              Djenepo does look lively

                          4. tempest
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            9 days, 21 hours ago

                            Horrid decision but 2 of these are going to have to go on the bench... who starts?

                            A) Kane
                            B) Martial
                            C) Tomori

                            1. I Member
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              9 days, 21 hours ago

                              The attackers.

                              1. tempest
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                9 days, 21 hours ago

                                Thanks.

                            2. Dreadful
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              Kane has to play if you have him. A penalty and one good cross and he has a brace.

                            3. Camzy
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              You must have someone better to bench. Tomori for sure but you can find someone better to bench than Kane or Martial.

                            4. iL PiStOlErO
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                C, B. Play Kane before Tony

                            5. Pep Roulette
                              • 2 Years
                              9 days, 21 hours ago

                              GTG?

                              Schmeichel
                              TAA Robbo Lundy
                              Mane Son Zaha Barnes
                              Vardy(C) Jesus Jiminez

                              Button Rico Dendo Reid

                              Did Martial & Gazza to Zaha & Schmeichel!

                              1. Eriksen Maestro
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 2 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                Like the Zaha pick, I picked up Pulisic this week but Zaha next week for Mount

                            6. g40steve
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              9 days, 21 hours ago

                              Martial & Tomori > Alli & Kelly -4 ?

                              Pope > Hendo?

                              1. Pep Roulette
                                • 2 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                A looks great!

                              2. ZeBestee
                                • 5 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                First one looks ok.

                              3. g40steve
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                Alli just seems reborn under Maureen

                              4. g40steve
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                Gives me this team

                                Pope
                                Lundstram, Trent, Soy
                                Mane, KDB, Son, Alli
                                Tammy, C Vardy, Mousett

                                Button, Maddy, Kelly, Rico

                                .4 bank

                                1. ZeBestee
                                  • 5 Years
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  Mousset over Maddy, check the first post on this page.

                                  1. g40steve
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                    Just read that, but played Lundy over Mousett twice & he has out scored Lundy.
                                    Either way Tammy might not play.....?

                            7. balint84
                              • 3 Years
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              A) play Rico, roll over a free transfer
                              B) buy Willems
                              C) buy O'Connell (have lundy)
                              D) buy Clark from Newcastle, cheap&nailed

                              1. ZeBestee
                                • 5 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                C

                                1. ZeBestee
                                  • 5 Years
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  A is also ok imo. He almost scored against Spurs the other day.

                            8. Tosa86
                              • 2 Years
                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                              My actual FPL team:

                              Ryan - Pope
                              akè - Pereira - Soyuncu - Lundstram - Tomori
                              manè - sterling - kdb - hayden - cantwell
                              vardy - ings - abraham

                              FT:1
                              ItB: 0.6

                              how to upgrade my team?cut abraham?

                              1. Camzy
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                Team is very inefficient.

                                Ryan-Pope is wasted value, you don't have a fodder defender so it's a headache every week, and you have no mid-price mids which is where the best value is.

                                WC still available? I'd use it now.

                                1. Tosa86
                                  • 2 Years
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  i have no the WC

                                  at the moment i have only:

                                  FT:1
                                  ItB: 0.6

                                  1. Camzy
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 9 Years
                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                    Start by buying TAA and Tottenham mids.

                                    Sterling + Ake > Son + TAA will get you started. A long way to go though.

                            9. Would Ed Woodward
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                Pep confirms Aguero out of Manchester derby on Sat.

                                1. ZeBestee
                                  • 5 Years
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  Looks like a longer one for Kun.

                              • Weasel Boy
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 7 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                G2G save ft right?

                                Pope (Button)
                                Lundstram Soy TAA (Kelly Rico)
                                Salah Son Pusilic Tielesman (Dendonc)
                                Vardy(c) Jimi Kane

                                Might ditch Tielesman next week.

                              • RECKLESS
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                Jose Mourinho believes using Dele Alli in an advanced role is getting the best out of him as he is more “comfortable” operating near the striker.
                                Mourinho: 'For me Alli is not a midfield player. We want him associate with attacking players, thats his best position"
                                Think that decides me to.bring in Alli for Mount instead of Pulisic

                                1. ZeBestee
                                  • 5 Years
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  Alli in great form, difficult ignoring him in this form.

                                2. Regin
                                  • 2 Years
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  i got in pulisic for mount.

                                  next week martial to alli.

                              • milanista10
                                • 7 Years
                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                McGinn to Zaha (-4)
                                Yes or No?

                                1. iL PiStOlErO
                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                    Wait

                                  • ZeBestee
                                    • 5 Years
                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                    Just. Better wait though but could pay off.

                                2. unitednations
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 7 Years
                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                  Best combo till gw19:

                                  A: Alli + Pulisic
                                  B: Alli + Maddison
                                  C: Alli + Zaha
                                  D: Son + Grealish
                                  E: Some other combo for 16m

                                  1. iL PiStOlErO
                                      9 days, 20 hours ago

                                      C

                                  2. Pep Roulette
                                    • 2 Years
                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                    Son vs Alli. Why?

                                    1. iL PiStOlErO
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        Son. He just keeps giving. This season their main man.

                                      • ZeBestee
                                        • 5 Years
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        Alli is a big game player, and Son is their best player. Both on great form but Alli has more confidence.

                                        Alli for me since he is cheaper.

                                      • Fudgy
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        I've gone Son just because I had the funds but it's 50/50, similar to Mane and Salah

                                      • Bat Man
                                        • 2 Years
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        Son, but I might go with both

                                      • antis0cial
                                        • 3 Years
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        I've gone both, but if I had to choose, Son. He just seems more consistent.

                                      • FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                        • 2 Years
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        Son, better player, more consistent

                                      • Az
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • Has Moderation Rights
                                        • 10 Years
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        Alli for me.
                                        Think All is gonna keep getting better, whereas Son will regress.

                                        1. PrettyDick
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Curios on this, Is this based on anything in particular or just a feeling? 🙂

                                        2. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                          • 2 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Why would Son regres? Can't recall the last time he blanked in CL/PL

                                      • No Professionals
                                        • 2 Years
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        Son personally. Long run of good form. Haven't seen enough from alli to know it isn't new manager bounce.

                                    2. Bat Man
                                      • 2 Years
                                      9 days, 20 hours ago

                                      Adrian
                                      Soy Tomori Lund
                                      Sterling KDB Son Mount
                                      Vardy Tammy Jota
                                      Pope Cantwell Kelly Pieters

                                      1 FT, 2.3M ITB

                                      Mount to Alli a no brainer?

                                      1. iL PiStOlErO
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Not this week.

                                          1. Bat Man
                                            • 2 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Best to save, them?

                                        • antis0cial
                                          • 3 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          I would do it.

                                      2. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                        • 2 Years
                                        9 days, 20 hours ago

                                        What is the latest news on Tammy?

                                        1. Would Ed Woodward
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Presser isn't until tomorrow.

                                            1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                              • 2 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Damn. Thanks WEW

                                        2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                                          • 6 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          So Pulisic love has vanished just for this gameweek or its a long term thing?

                                          1. I Member
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 4 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            I'm probably bringing him in.

                                          2. Pieterke30
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 3 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Have him and happy to keep

                                          3. korbendallas82
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 6 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Its between him and Alli.

                                            1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                              • 2 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              The 1 million makes the difference at least for my team... And I also have Son. So might be better off not putting all my eggs in one basket

                                          4. claretparrot
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 1 Year
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Have him and I'm far more likely to ditch Madds (though not planning to move either atm)

                                        3. Arthur Shelby
                                          • 7 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Alrighty.

                                          1) Pope, TAA, Alli & Pulisic or
                                          2) Gazzaniga, Robbo, Son & Mount?

                                          1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                            • 2 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            A for sure.. But with Hendo/Gazza over Pope

                                            1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                              • 2 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              1* lol

                                          2. Bobby Digital
                                            • 2 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            1 but with Guaita or Hendo.

                                          3. Arthur Shelby
                                            • 7 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Thanks guys.

                                        4. Pieterke30
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          How come the tweets on this site didnt mention a Guardiola or Lampard presser for today but we got updates on what they said (abt Pulisic, Aguero, etc) ?

                                          So their presser WAS today?

                                          1. diesel001
                                            • 3 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Guardiola was mentioned for today (13.30).

                                            Lampard's comments were not from a press conference. They were from Chelsea TV.

                                            1. Pieterke30
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Ok thanks

                                          2. Pieterke30
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 3 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            ... because that would mean we wont get any official update on Abraham tomorrow then.

                                        5. AzzaroMax99
                                          • 3 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          I will wait for news about Tammy but beside that, would you do Martial to Pulisic for a hit?
                                          First transfer was Sterling to Son.

                                          1. TorresMagic™
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • Has Moderation Rights
                                            • 10 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Might get more rotation talk from that presser. Frank won't name the team though.

                                            1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                              • 2 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Hopefully he will tell us how Tammy is doing. Wether he is fit enough or not etc

                                        6. Andrew
                                          • 7 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Thoughts and suggestions please guys I have 1 FT and £1.5m ITB

                                          Ryan (Button)
                                          Soyuncu Tomori Lundstram (Kelly Rico)
                                          Mane Sterling KDB Pulisic (Dendoncker)
                                          Jimenez Vardy Ings

                                          1. wulfranian
                                            • 3 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            I would sell Ryan.I like Henderson/Guaita.

                                        7. mitro
                                          • 5 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Bench mount or mousset?

                                          1. La Roja
                                            • 7 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Neither

                                        8. wulfranian
                                          • 3 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Ayew or Mousset?

                                          1. Andrew
                                            • 7 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Mousset

                                            1. wulfranian
                                              • 3 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              cheers

                                        9. FESTIVE DIFFERENTIALS
                                          Az
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • Has Moderation Rights
                                          • 10 Years
                                          9 days, 20 hours ago

                                          Festive period differentials!

                                          At a time when a lot of squads are similar - are there any players you own or are considering that you think will shake things up a bit?

                                          For me, Auba has finally come good. He sits in over 20% of squads, but seems relatively unowned in FFScout circles - so his brace was a welcome points boost that has helped me climb my way up a couple of mini leagues.

                                          At just 5.1 million, and with great fixtures, Mousset looks a great pick right up until GW 19.

                                          As mentioned on the Scoutcast, I think Alli is going to continue to excel at no.10, the fixtures are a bit of a mixed bag - but he does look like a great pick to go with your turkey sandwiches on Boxing Day, when Spurs play Brighton at home - followed by Southampton and Norwich.

                                          I'm also definitely going to be making a move I should have made a long time ago - and switching McGinn for Grealish - who just looks sensational at the moment. McGinn is playing too deep for my liking, and Grealish is involved in everything good Villa do. With Southampton, Norwich, Watford and Burnley to come in GW 18-21, I'm hoping he stays under the 5% owned mark (currently in just 4.3% of squads)

                                          1. Pieterke30
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 3 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            ... then it’s fine to wait for GW18 to bring in Grealish, right?

                                            Will go for Zaha for now and prob make the switch for GW18, bitter and disappointed at how poor Zaha proved to be

                                            1. Bobby Digital
                                              • 2 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Zaha will deliver

                                            2. Az
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • Has Moderation Rights
                                              • 10 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              I am debating bringing him in sooner - particularly if he scores this week.

                                              Leicester at home and Sheffield United are two tricky games, but still fancy Villa to score at the moment, they are looking great going forward.

                                            3. bailj018
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 5 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Such a confidence player and with 2 goals in 2 he should be flying high right now. Neat little price drop down to 6.6 too but equally annoyed he failed to deliver at the start of the season!

                                              Too many value options this year = money in abundance ... for now!

                                          2. Bobby Digital
                                            • 2 Years
                                            9 days, 20 hours ago

                                            Good stuff, GW18 will be massive, a lot of WCers that week.

                                          3. Would Ed Woodward
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              I think Grealish will be a very popular GW18 move, I'm planning it.

                                            • sunnyh
                                              • 6 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Im personally thinking of Mount to Zaha (After CHE's AVL game), then Zaha to Grealish in GW18. Then using that cash to do Tammy to Rashford.

                                              Rashford is also in free flowing form and has some great fixtures coming up after TOT and MCI.

                                            • El Lobito 10
                                              • 2 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Currently have differentials to most of Rashford, Auba, Schmeichel, Aurier (had for ages), Martial, Cantwell. Happy with this lot. Will get Grealish if he maintains form. Also Boldock one to watch.

                                            • HVT
                                              • 9 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              VVD
                                              😎

                                            • Pieterke30
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Alli + Son might be a good differential. Or is it placing too much faith in the Mourinho team? Away games at Utd and Wolves wont be high scoring I suppose...

                                            • Matjes_taet
                                              • 2 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              It`s finally time for last seasons forgotten heroe.

                                              Dogherty

                                            • TLF
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              9 days, 19 hours ago

                                              I've had Doherty and Harvey Barnes on board past couple of weeks. Just need a return or 2 from Barnes and I'll be happy. Tempted to captain Auba this week (had all season) but we shall see, Vardy's form makes this a difficult one.

                                            • Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              9 days, 19 hours ago

                                              Zaha gutted I went for pulisic instead last week but have now dropped mount to fit the Ivorian in

                                            • Pep Pig
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              9 days, 19 hours ago

                                              I brought in Grealish last night for Perez. Sick of him being ripped off around the hour mark though he did have a couple of decent chances. I too own Aubameyang but worryingly his brace came from 2 shots in the whole game (let's not talk about how lucky we got with the penalty opportunity. That aside I do think the next 2 fixtures look very good on paper.

                                              I'm happy Salah's ownership has dropped over the weeks. I'm looking at him for captaincy for the next 3 weeks (EVE, bou, WAT) He's currently down to 6th in the midfielders behind KDB, Mane, Sterling, Mount and Maddison.

                                              I own Son but can't get myself to bring in Alli just yet. Though if he scores again United then I'll have to reconsider.

                                              I currently have triple Liverpool with TAA and Robbo and even though clean sheets aren't there, I'm happy to hold and bench them in GW18. I may well bring Sterling in for Salah that week too as the Leicester game will be huge especially if they get 6 points from United and Arsenal.

                                            • The Sociologist
                                                9 days, 18 hours ago

                                                Grealish, Zaha, Doherty, Alli are all firmly on my Christmas wish list.

                                              • Spockazulu
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 3 Years
                                                9 days, 18 hours ago

                                                Have had Auba and it is a relief that he is finally firing, just last night I brought in Alli and Mousset, hopefully great minds think alike....

                                              • lugs
                                                • 2 Years
                                                9 days, 18 hours ago

                                                Salah if his ankle gets better

                                              • Hernandez Lynam
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 7 Years
                                                9 days, 16 hours ago

                                                Lacazette and Cantwell have been my recent diffs. Keeping both for the time being. Looking at Mount > Grealish some time soon

                                              • Ostrich Baby
                                                • 8 Years
                                                9 days, 15 hours ago

                                                Moussa Djenepo.

                                                Got him in for the Arsenal game which was a dud, but an assist this week gone and next four games v promising.

                                              • leo_messi
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 8 Years
                                                9 days, 15 hours ago

                                                Mount -> Grealish on the cards in gw 18 for me

                                              • Nickemon
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 9 Years
                                                9 days, 14 hours ago

                                                Sold Mount and Martial last night and brought in Alli and Grealish. They look very important for their respective teams going forward...

                                                1. sandman58
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  9 days, 14 hours ago

                                                  Too late
                                                  Poinrs missed

                                              • Kun Tozser
                                                • 4 Years
                                                9 days, 14 hours ago

                                                Rashford, Ings, Zaha, Alli, Aurier, Heaton over Xmas

                                                Seems like a reasonable ditch of Auba, Abraham, Mount, Cantwell, Lowton, Button on my WC

                                                1. Kun Tozser
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  9 days, 14 hours ago

                                                  Tielemans > Grealish GW18

                                              • sandman58
                                                • 1 Year
                                                9 days, 14 hours ago

                                                Salah
                                                Unbelieveable that everybody seems to have given up on him
                                                Still top for home shots and shots on target

                                                1. El Lobito 10
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  9 days, 11 hours ago

                                                  Not really unbelievable considering his returns have been crap, costs over 12 million, and rival big hitters are producing, is it mate?

                                              • Skribblah88
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 3 Years
                                                9 days, 13 hours ago

                                                2 weeks ago I brought in Grealish, last week I brought in Mousset and JWP.

                                                Am hoping for lots of rotation over the Xmas period (which normally doesn't happen as much as people expect) to make use of my strong bench, which for this gameweek is: Grealish, Rico, Abraham.

                                              • Johan Queef
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 5 Years
                                                9 days, 9 hours ago

                                                Don't talk to me about Auba...chose him over Vardy (when Jamie was 8.9) on WC and stuck by him until last week. Then he gets a brace. Where was this man all these weeks I owned him?!

                                                I think Doherty comes back on the radar and also liked the look of Djenepo if he can stay fit/in the team.

                                              • Twisted Saltergater
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 10 Years
                                                9 days, 2 hours ago

                                                Hey Az, good to see you post 🙂

                                                I have Aubameyang too, and will keep for Brighton then reassess.

                                                Richarlison and Martial have just become Alli and Zaha. Alli due to his form and prominent role and Zaha, who seems to be clicking just as Palace are about to go on an amazing fixture run.

                                                Oh, and the plan is for Perez to become Grealish in GW18.

                                              • Jubilanus / BSC Small Boys …
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 9 Years
                                                8 days, 16 hours ago

                                                John Stones.

                                                1. Twisted Saltergater
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 10 Years
                                                  8 days, 14 hours ago

                                                  Oh dear 🙂

                                            • Ady87
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 6 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              My team is naff. Help. 1FT, £1.3m ITB, happy to take a hit.

                                              Pope
                                              TAA Tomori Soyunc (Willems Lund)
                                              KDB Mane Maddison Martial (Cantwell)
                                              Vardy Jiminez Batshuayi

                                              Took a punt on Bats and it failed. Martial and Maddison blanks since coming in 2 weeks ago. Martial probably the bigger concern. Want Son.

                                              Any ideas?

                                              1. Ady87
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 6 Years
                                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                Bats/Martial > Mousset/Son? (Or Ayew/Son)

                                                1. La Roja
                                                  • 7 Years
                                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                  Mousset & Son

                                              2. wulfranian
                                                • 3 Years
                                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                Pope->Henderson/Guaita.

                                              3. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                                                • 2 Years
                                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                Definetely play Lund over Tomori imo

                                              4. El Lobito 10
                                                • 2 Years
                                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                Martial hates Mourinho. Should be up for punishing him at OT

                                              5. Regin
                                                • 2 Years
                                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                just get tammy after this gw.
                                                martial to pulisic

                                            • Rolls-Royce
                                              • 5 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Afternoon gents,

                                              Would you do, Richarlison-> Alli for free? Already have Kane.

                                              1. El Lobito 10
                                                • 2 Years
                                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                Yes but OT is a tricky game. Kane not sure if he has ever scored there. I'd sooner do Kane to Auba. In fact, I did

                                            • Whazza
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 7 Years
                                              9 days, 20 hours ago

                                              Any good ideas please? 2FT. Was thinking Martial->Pulisic maybe?

                                              Gazza Button
                                              Robbo Chilwell Lund Kelly Rico
                                              Sterling KDB Son Martial Mount
                                              Jimenez Vardy Ayew

                                            • Would Ed Woodward
                                                9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                Abraham has lost about 17% of his ownership but only dropped in price once.

                                                1. Bobby Digital
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                  10% used to be the threshold, so I'm not surprised. 20% drop needed...

                                                  1. Would Ed Woodward
                                                      9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                      Hopefully he holds out another day, gonna lose SV if he doesn't and need that presser.

                                                    • TorresMagic™
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • Has Moderation Rights
                                                      • 10 Years
                                                      9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                      Flag is another factor.

                                                  2. No Professionals
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                    Fix!

                                                  3. TorresMagic™
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • Has Moderation Rights
                                                    • 10 Years
                                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                    Should drop again tonight with luck.

                                                  4. Regin
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                    the higher the owned, the more sales are required for price to drop.

                                                    the fewer owned, even few sales can cause price drop.

                                                2. No Professionals
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                  Why, at 10.45 on sat morning did I do abraham to kane...

                                                  Why, why, why?!?

                                                  If you've got him now, you may as well give him a couple more weeks right? Could be a gem whilst everyone else is getting rotated?

                                                  1. Bobby Digital
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                    I'd keep and cap him next GW

                                                  2. Tshelby
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 5 Years
                                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                    Yeah keep him. A brace of Kane could be really nice for your rank.

                                                  3. fantasyfog
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    9 days, 20 hours ago

                                                    I did the same, he could be gold.....I really hope so anyway