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Why I’m making a move for Adama Traore with an eye on Double Gameweek 24

Let’s Talk FPL’s Andy looks at ways of funding a Liverpool triple-up ahead of Double Gameweek 24.


One step forward, two steps back. That’s the story of my Fantasy Premier League season so far.

The high of my captain Marcus Rashford (£9.1m) scoring in the 95th minute had set me up for jubilation on Saturday evening, only for the decision of not captaining Sadio Mané (£12.3m) or Kevin De Bruyne (£10.5m) to bring me crashing back to reality with yet another red arrow and a rank of 592,933.

What I’m finding is mistakes are bringing indecision. Selling Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.4m) in Gameweek 18 turned out to be a huge error. Going into Gameweek 20 I decided to hold my transfers instead of taking a further hit to bring in the Liverpool right-back along with Anthony Martial (£7.9m). That turned out to be another mistake.

When things are going well it’s easy to feel like you’ll keep making the right decision; I find the opposite happens when things are going badly.

If I’d had three green arrows over Christmas I think I’d have already made my decision for Gameweek 21. Instead I sit here writing this wondering whether taking out Dele Alli (£8.9m) before Southampton is the right call. If I make that transfer who do I bring in? There’s Martial, which may mean losing Rashford later on to fund three Liverpool players, or I could just bring in Adama Traoré (£5.5m), who would make the money situation a lot easier.

Is this a case of overthinking or not thinking enough? Is Traoré really the answer? I’m not sure any more and the buzz of sugar from all of the Christmas chocolate and mince pies isn’t helping me think clearly.

I continue to look at my team on paper and am quite happy with it. There’s certainly a Liverpool defender-shaped hole which I’ll rectify soon but other than that, it looks good.

Two free transfers means I have to make a move this week though and with Mané my only Liverpool player, I have to think ahead to how I get two more – hence losing Alli this week.

I can’t watch many more Liverpool matches without owning Alexander-Arnold. Liverpool have a full-back who can pass like De Bruyne and it’s a difficult watch for a non-owner.

This is where Traoré comes in. He lets me get three Liverpool players in just three moves. Given that I can only triple captain one, I’m currently leaning towards double defence instead of attack as going for Mohamed Salah (£12.3m) would mean losing De Bruyne. I think fixtures from Gameweek 24 onwards make it viable but it’s still a tough call. 

When you compare Martial and Traoré it doesn’t actually make for bad reading over the last four Gameweeks. The Wolves winger has created more chances and had more goal attempts, although not as many in the box. The quality of the assist potential looks good as well and it’s even better when you consider Wolves have played Spurs, Man City and Liverpool over those fixtures. 

You’d expect Martial to continue to get the better chances in front of goal but the £2.4m difference cannot be ignored.

According to FPL, Traoré is the second-best midfielder in terms of value over the season (based on points per million) and that doesn’t take into account that he played some of the earlier matches at wing-back. 

Given Wolves rested key players in Gameweek 20, I think Watford away might not be as bad a fixture as it may have looked since Nigel Pearson came in. With Newcastle and Southampton to follow, I think I’ve just about talked myself into buying Traoré.

That’s right, I’m going to buy Adama Traoré. At some point in May I’ll look back at where it all went wrong this season. There’s a few key talking points and this may well be one of them.


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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2,170 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Phil's Stamps
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Best sub-5 replacement for Aurier in a couple of GWs?

    A) Dunk
    B) Willems
    C) Someone punty like Cresswell or Laschelles (if fit)

    Current backline:
    Guiata
    TAA Aurier Lund Soy Kelly

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      gosh, probably best to not even think about such things now.

    2. Thescaff
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Rico

        1. Numbuster
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          well this

      • Numbuster
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Dunk.. coming with some good fixtures

      • Legohair
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Creswell

      • Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Dunk with his genuine goal threat.
        I'm not able to get him in my team sadly.

        1. BDA Shadow
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          5 goals over 2.5 seasons isn't exactly prolific. He's tall and goes up for set pieces, still not really much of a threat.

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Whenever i watch Brighton take a set piece, he's always in the mix.
            Surprised by that small tally though tbh. Makes me feel better not owning 😀

      • JT11fc
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Holgate

      • Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Thanks all.

      • bench boost for every gamew…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        If you mean after this one, Dunk, Holgate could be decent but Sidibe looks more tasty, Newcastle looks in shatter atm so will that affect them as it has to certain extent to Palace? West ham have some ok fixtures up to 25, then it goes bad, so either now or forget it imo. Fabianski in goal perhaps.

        With your current backline, Holgate.

    3. leo_messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Ready to go?

      Fabianski
      TAA - Robertson - Soyuncu
      Mane - Kdb - Willian - Traore
      Vardy - Rashford - Jimenez

      Sub : Button - Cantwell - Rico - Lundstram

      1. Numbuster
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Cantwell ahead of Traore?

        1. leo_messi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          No chance, I benched him twice this season and he scored 10 and 13 pts 🙂

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Absolutely
        Like Fabianski pick. Might join you in a GW

        1. leo_messi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Thanks, If something will go wrong I can always do Fabianski Ryan

      3. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Cantwel home,Traore against bottom half team, that is easy decision. Clue is there

    4. Ribus
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Salah captainers from last gw, will we give him another chance this gw?

      1. Thescaff
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Extra days rest

        • Bad Kompany
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Don’t have him but think it’d have to be gw 24

        • Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Nope got rid, and won’t be returning to him, Mane the man.

        • Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          After last week's rotation massacre, and the fact that neither of the Liv mids were rested (so one would expect a good chance of one of them giving way), I'm going to go with Vardy.

        • bench boost for every gamew…
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          i realley think Newcastle, though they are decent home, with all the injuries and Leicester had a B-team out last i think Vardy for me.

      2. Bad Kompany
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        People going with both salah and mane, how are you going to decide which one to captain?

        1. GAMBIT
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Mane because of EO

          1. Bad Kompany
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Cheers! Do you really think salah is worth over 12 if you won’t be captaining him? I feel like he’ll be offering poor value and will be hurting the rest of your team.

            I don’t have the best tv so that might be why i think he hurts the rest of the team so much but i still don’t understand doubling up

            1. Diddizz
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I think it depends of your current team value. If you can afford Salah, Mane and everything, why not?

              But it's no no for people under 106 in TV.

              I can afford this:

              McCarty

              TAA, Lundstram, Kelly/Rico/Kiko

              Salah, Mane, De Bruyne, Martial

              Vardy, Jiménez, Ings

              Subs: Cantwell, Rico/Kiko, Reid

        2. bench boost for every gamew…
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          if cap against spurs then Mané, since Aurier plays on his side
          if United, then Salah, as Shaw on his side and Rashford cheats on his defensive duties
          in double gw going for the one in form i guess

      3. zhiren
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Thinking about these 2 options. Have Ings and Cantwell right now but want to ship out either 1 for a Wolves asset..

        A) Ings + Traore
        B) Jimi + Cantwell

        1. Thescaff
            1 month, 27 days ago

            B for me

          • Numbuster
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Ings, Cantwell looks great.. but still insist for 1 Wolfie... Jimenez

            1. zhiren
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Slightly concerned about Ings' upcoming fixtures. Wolves' favourable run of fixtures is tempting!

          • Bad Kompany
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Rest of team?

            If you won’t be starting cantwell regularly then b

            1. zhiren
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Cantwell will probably start depending on fixtures of my defenders.

              Rest of the team:

              Gazza
              TAA // Lunds // Soy
              KDB // Mane // Martial // Cantwell
              Kane // Vardy // Ings

              4.0 // Rico // Kelly // Doncker

              1. Bad Kompany
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                I might have to lean a then

                1. zhiren
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Thanks!

          • bench boost for every gamew…
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            i´m not sure i would

            Ings could be DCL for a while perhaps? Even Jota? traore has 29 points against City and 10 against Spurs, that´s half his points this season. That is a pattern, but he is in form so can positively break it but cantwell is somewhat cheaper, and Norwich got as good fixtures as Wolves when we look 8 weeks ahead. GW22 is a tough one, i can see.

            1. zhiren
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Thanks for this! It looks like Traore is more like a punt and not much of an upgrade as compared to the cheaper Cantwell. I think it might be between Ings and Jimi for me. Jimi has good fixture and is well-rested for this GW so I'm swayed.

        2. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Which GK would you pick after this GW Below 5m ??

          A. Ryan
          B. Fabianski
          C. Anyone else

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Fab Hendo rotation apparently is very good ... if just one Fab. I got Ryan and happy enough for now.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Only space for one
              Ryan or Fabianski then ?

              1. Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Fab

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Nice
                  Thank you 🙂

          2. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Fab
            DGW 24

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Yeah
              Good incentive to get
              Thanks 🙂

          3. Bad Kompany
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I always like having fab but Brighton has a great run of fixtures

            1. Numbuster
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              this

            2. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Exactly.
              Fab has DGW, Ryan has good fixtures

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                get Dunk
                decent goal threat

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Can't work out as I'm set on Robbo Taa. So no place for him sadly.
                  Appreciate it though.
                  Soyuncu Lundstram Rico other 3 to rotate for one spot alongside Taa Robbo

                  1. Christina.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    aah, ok. Im gonna try my best to change rico into Dunk

                    1. Amey
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Nice upgrade
                      Thanks and GL !

          4. Phil's Stamps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            B for the DGW and the differential (plus I think they can surely only improve under Moyes).

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              That's the hope 🙂
              Looks like Fabianski then.
              Thanks mate

          5. Lindelol
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Who is your current Gk? I have hendo and I will keep him for the rest of the season

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Pope

        3. Gunner Boy
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Play one :

          A- Grealish
          B- Cantwell

          Play one:

          1- Rico
          2- Bennett

          1. Gunner Boy
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            2- is Tomori not benett

          2. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            A1

            1. Numbuster
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              this

        4. La Roja
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          2 FT’s, which option?

          A) Kane Grealish ➡ DCL Mane
          B) Kane Maddison ➡ Jimenez Mane
          C) Rashford Maddison Dendoncker ➡ Greenwood Traore Mane -4
          D) Grealish ➡ Traore (Bank other FT)

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            a

          2. Bad Kompany
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            A looks great but not sure if this is the right week for it

        5. yer old da
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Tammy > Jimmy a no-brainer if no other fires to put out?

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Would think so with Jimmy was rested and those next three fixtures

          2. Jamb0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Oh yes

        6. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Mind choosing one from these?
          A. Play Maupay and Traore, bench Grealish
          B. Grealish > Maddison and play Maddison Traore bench Maupay
          C. Grealish > Maddison and play Maddison Maupay bench Traore

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            C for me

        7. Bad Kompany
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Troare and jiminez top 2 returns have both came against city

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            With Otamendi*
            😀

            1. Bad Kompany
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              🙂 so true. His 1v1 defending is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen. It’s so pitiful I can’t help but laugh

            2. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              To be honest that Jimenez goal was a blunder by Mendy..

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yeah
                Got bulldozed by the Tank 😀

          2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Proud ex-Jimenez owner, got both his returns! 😎

            1. Kopkloppers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Missed out on Traore who was on my bench! Ouch!!!

        8. SH
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Any improvement suggestions on this front 7?

          Salah Mane KDB Alli Grealish
          Vardy Ings

          1. Kopkloppers
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Unusual not to see Martial/Rashford in the line up.
            All down to you not wanting 3 forwards (there are inexpensive choices atm)

            1. SH
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Might do Grealish, Greenwood to DCL/Deeney, Dendo next week

          2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            On WC?

            Salah to Rashford

            1. SH
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I did Rashford, Dendo > Salah, Greenwood last week thinking Salah would have a haul!

          3. Whats the Mata?
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I'm thinking of getting Sterling in for Alli next gw (22)

            Sterling for Villa away and Palace home in 22 and 23 and then direct switch to Mane in 24

            1. SH
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Good shout! Cheers all!

        9. Lord Flashheart
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          play one:

          A Grealish (bur)
          B Traore (wat)

          1. Manani
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            a

            1. RyanMK
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              A

          2. Whats the Mata?
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I brought in Traore for Grealish this week as I had a transfer to burn with 2 FTS. Both are close but probably with setpieces and pens, I'd go with Grealish

        10. Manani
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          not sure how to spend my transfer (got 2)
          Pope McGov
          TAA Rico Kelly Lund Soyu
          Madison KDB Alli Salah Mane
          Tammy Ings Martellini

          thinking either Pope > Ryan, or Martellini > Greenwood?

          1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Not interested in Vardy?

            1. Manani
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              no, I missed the boat and prefer to not get him anymore lol

              1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Then Martin to Greenwood makes sense.

          2. Whats the Mata?
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I think Vardy has to be there.

            Probably Alli Tammy to Vardy Martial?

        11. King Kohli
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          If VVD plays all the remaining 19 matches, how many goals do you expect him to get?

          Safe to say he should get 2-3 goals in that period.

          1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Yeah, probably 2-3.

            Can be zero, can be 5-6. Tough to predict his goals.

            1. King Kohli
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Thinking if he could match Robertson till the end of the season for 0.6 less.

              Robertson could certainly get rested for a game or two.

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                He has higher ceiling though. Sort the defenders stat wise, he'll be 3/4 every list bar goal threat.

              2. Lindelol
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yes the overall difference between them might not be very much

              3. bench boost for every gamew…
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                already matching him in fact. TAA with a slightly higher points pr million, Robertson and VVD is on par. Rotation kicks in and VVd suddenly looks like a good option, and TAA has to get someone to score those assists from set pieces and that is VVD.

          2. Whats the Mata?
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Cannot predict a cb's goal ratio as it could be 6-7 or even 0.

            Just stick and hope.

          3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I want both

            And TAA

        12. SHOWSTOPPERRR
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Why everybody was selling spurs asset?especially Alli he had good amount of chances and threats last gw..could have scored two..

          1. Manani
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            i am guessing easy switch to martial?

            1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Better if you have both..

          2. Old Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Potentially injured - which turned out not to be the case.

            1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              That was last gw..but I can see people about to transfer him out this gw when they are away at saints..

              1. Old Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Well that does look a little daft now that he's proven to be fit.

          3. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I'm keeping him for sure
            OOP !

            1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              My plan is to keep at least one Spurs cover when son comes back may get him..

          4. Whats the Mata?
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I'm keeping him for this week. However, Martial looks better for the next 2.

            1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Arsenal away is not that easy,they have been improved at the back last couple of games but chambers injury may have loose things up..

          5. bench boost for every gamew…
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            maybe watching Norwich game? i think double gw plays a part in it, and Spurs got Liverpool right before that GW, which is a hard fixture for Spurs, not for LIverpool.

        13. Lindelol
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          “Why I’m making a move for Adama Traore with an eye on Double Gameweek 24”
          Because your TV is very low

          1. KINGS
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Ouch

            • Holmes (specialist in failu…
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Because he is Spanish.

              1. Lindelol
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yes he is a differential because the likes of Adama Traoré are usually French

            • Whats the Mata?
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Not really. For 5.5 and the next 3 fixtures with those stats, he looks good.

              1. Lindelol
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yes he is good for the next three or may be even after that. I Was just kidding

            • bench boost for every gamew…
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              No, if you listened to him he would have like to go Martial but did not go for it 2 weeks ago and since 0.2 off that move now he has to do something different and no need to be in that mood, last day of 2018 you should be in festive mood-)

          2. GAMBIT
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Ryan
            TAA, Soy, Kelly
            Salah, Mane, KdB, Traore
            Vardy, Tammy, Ings

            Button, Cantwell, Lundy, Reid

            2ft and 0.1itb

            Thinking of doing Ryan to Gazza? Or I'd have to waste a transfer

            1. RyanMK
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I'd keep Ryan. Brighton has some decent fixtures coming up and the Spurs defence hasn't exactly been great.

              1. GAMBIT
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Looks like I'm wasting a transfer for the first time ever

            2. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              That goalie change would be a retro step - Button gives you some degree of insurance too. I'd probably change Tammy for Jimi and keep the balance for an upgrade somewhere if needed.

              1. GAMBIT
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                The guy I'm chasing has Jiminez so I'm kinda keeping Tammy as a differential

                1. Old Man
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  You won't need many differentials yet. Even 100 point deficit is easily overhauled with this many game weeks left..

          3. RyanMK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Thoughts on how to spend my 2FTs? 0.8m ITB.

            Pope
            TAA - Soyuncu - Rico
            KDB - Alli - Maddison - Mane
            Ings - Vardy - Abraham

            Heaton, Cantwell, Kelly, Lundstram

            1. GAMBIT
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              You're in the same boat as me my friend. No idea what to do with the FTs

            2. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Dispense with the reserve goalie and change Pope next week

          4. Whats the Mata?
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Who scores more in gw22 and 23?

            Mane (tot, MUN) or Sterling (avl, CRY)

            1. RyanMK
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Sterling

            2. fantasyfog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              well when you put it like that, sterling

            3. Shark
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Mane

              • bench boost for every gamew…
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                looks an easy answer but don´t think it is. spurs can´t defend on their right hand side, and United home usually Liverpool scores in, it is at Old trafford liverpool struggles. Palace is the tightest of those 4 teams, Villa is the worst but Mané is on form while Sterling is cold like a turkey before new years eve

            4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Salah/Mané-less Wildcard being prepped:

              Flappy
              TAA, Robbo, VVD
              KDB, Alli, Martial, Maddo
              Vardy, Rash, Jim
              (Hendo, Lund, Reid, Romeu)

              Vardy & KDB provide captaincy

              What say ye?

              1. Shark
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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                • Shark
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Only kidding. I really like it. Good lateral thinking.

                  • Lindelol
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    I’d never do this, specially now.

                    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Not many would 😉

                  • Shark
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      I would considef go ING Gomez over VVD though and save a few quid to use elsewhere.

                      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Cheers - I’m expecting big things from VVD second half though

                        He went on a mental run of attacking returns in second half last year - also think he’s great value at 6.4

                        1. Bobby Digital
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

                          VVD is one of the more exciting players to own.

                    • Old Man
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Wow - brave. Very bad for your nerves! 🙂
                      Strong team though.

                    • Old Man
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Incidentally, do you really need another keeper or are you thinking about long term bench boost? If you had a 4.0 keeper you could upgrade Reid

                      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Yeah check out the Flappy/Hendo rotation:

                        BOU, WHM, EVE, DGW, BHA, BOU, BHA, SOU

                        Hendo is also a good hedge for any games where Lundy can’t make the XI

                        1. Old Man
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

                          Fair enough. One slight hazard I foresee is when Lund gets a haul and you've opted to play TAA/Robbo/VVD. Could be painful because of The Lord's ownership.

                          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 27 days ago

                            It’s the single most dangerous thing about this setup

                            More dangerous than no Salah/Mané I believe

                            But Hendo will hopefully provide a degree of SU clean sheet coverage, and Lund is there for bench strength so may end up playing most weeks anyways if any of the XI are rotated

                            So tempted

                    • Whats the Huth
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Horrible imo

                      1. Whats the Huth
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        But very brave

                      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Which specific player/s in the XI do you feel are horrible?

                    • Klein
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Gonna go for early wc or just a plan?

                  • Khalico
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    GTG for GW 21???
                    Ramsdale
                    TAA, Aurier, Rico
                    Mane(VC), Richarlison, KDB, Martial
                    Rashford, Vardy(C), Jimenez
                    Subs: Henderson, Cantwell, Kiko, Lundstram

                  • milanista10
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Salah / KDB / Martial / Mount
                    Vardy / Rashford / Abraham

                    In order not to mess up with the other 6 attackers, does it sound right to shift Mount to Traore now in order to get enough money to buy Robertson (TAA already in the team) before DGW24?

                    1. Shark
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Yes.

                    2. abaalan
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Pope, mcgov
                      Taa, aurier, Lund, Rico, soyuncu
                      Salah, maddison, moura, kdb, Cantwell
                      Rashford, vardy, Abraham

                      1ft, 0.2itb...anything worth doing or roll the transfer?

                    3. Aftermath
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Will get this team for dgw, 3 transfers away. How does this look?

                      Fabianski
                      TAA VVD Dunk
                      KDB Mane Maddison Traore
                      Aguero Vardy Ings

                      Button Kelly Lundstram Cantwell

                    4. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Grealish to Antonio for free???or wait?

                    5. JasonG123
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Play Kelly (nor) or Rico (whu)?

                      1. bench boost for every gamew…
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        both will concede so Rico as more hope for an attacking point

                    6. Diddizz
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Many people in here says you can't have Salah, Mane, De Bruyne, Vardy and TAA in the same team. I think it depends of your current team value. If you can afford Salah, Mane and everything, why not?

                      But it's no no for people under 106 in TV.

                      I can afford this:

                      McCarty

                      TAA, Lundstram, Kelly/Rico/Kiko

                      Salah, Mane, De Bruyne, Martial

                      Vardy, Jiménez, Ings

                      Subs: Cantwell, Rico/Kiko, Reid

                      1. bench boost for every gamew…
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        i don´t disagree on your stand, but Southampton both concedes and MC does not make any saves, so you will lose many points on your goalie vs Fab and co, your defence, well, is that Reid or Kelly? You have listed reid under subs, while yo have Kelly in the team? Either way, that´s a player that either not playing or a player that soon will be bench player. Then you have to play 2 from Rico/femenia/Lund every week, Rico plays for Bou who will concede in every match from here to eternity, Watford got a ok program and Lund got some tricky one. And you have no wiggle room to get to a 4-5 or above defender, Sidibe, Chilwell, Dunk, this kind of defensive assets is not only going to punish you but also in a bracket that it will be easier to move to if you have one of them.

                    7. Kopkloppers
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      "I fink Spurs are cwap at ve moment"
                      "Whats going on everybody"
                      2 of my favorite pod casters.
                      "nod nod" "he he" every time she is listening to a pundit.
                      Obviously not my favorite.

                      1. Kopkloppers
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Sorry! posted on the wrong channel.