Team News

Kane suffers hamstring tear as Heaton and Wesley are ruled out for the season

There is no Fantasy Premier League deadline to worry about this weekend but there is no less team news to report, with many of the Premier League managers (or their assistants) holding press conferences on Friday ahead of the FA Cup third round.

There are several notable injury updates to bring you.

Tottenham Hotspur confirmed late this afternoon that, following assessment today, Harry Kane suffered a tear in his left hamstring during the defeat to Southampton.

The club’s medical staff will continue to review the injury and no timeframe has been put on his return but Jose Mourinho said in his presser earlier:

I don’t know yet, maybe later today we have news but if you ask me just my feeling – good news or bad news – I am more on bad news than good news, that’s my feeling.

Some opinions from the medical department before the test results: I don’t think we’re going to have good news. We can say that no Middlesbrough [in the FA Cup] for Harry Kane.

The Special One also provided an update on Tanguy Ndombele (hip), saying:

In this moment he can’t give anything because he is injured. What he can give is what he gave against Norwich which was clearly a very, very good performance.

Spurs earlier confirmed that Eric Dier (illness) and Kyle Walker-Peters (calf) have returned to training.

Son Heung-min is available after suspension but Ben Davies (ankle), Hugo Lloris (elbow) and Danny Rose (calf) remain out.

From one premium striker to another.

Brendan Rodgers said of Jamie Vardy‘s calf problem on Friday:

He’s coming along very well. He’s done some good work with the medical team and he’ll be back out on the [training] pitch tomorrow. He’s not available for the [FA Cup] game but he’ll be training with us Sunday.

Rodgers confirmed that everyone else was fit, with Matty James (Achilles) set to feature for the under-23s tonight.

Aston Villa delivered a double dose of bad news this morning, disclosing that Tom Heaton and Wesley will miss the remainder of the season.

The pair suffered knee ligament damage in the 2-1 victory over Burnley on New Year’s Day.

Discussing who could fill in for the pair ahead of some possible transfer moves in January, Dean Smith said:

Our only fit striker at the club at the minute is Jonathan Kodija. Keinan Davis was training last week but he still felt a tightness in his hamstring.

We’ve got Ørjan Nyland and Lovre Kalinic who are both full internationals, we’ve got a lad on loan at Livingston, Matija Sarkic, who is a Montenegro international.

Pep Guardiola clarified Manchester City’s fitness situation, saying:

Ederson was sick. He came to the Everton game very bad. Today he trained and he feels better. Nico [Otamendi] is getting better too. Tomorrow he won’t play but in the next days he can be with the squad again.

On Aymeric Laporte (knee), Guardiola added:

He trained with the team for 10, 15 minutes, the rest individually and he is getting better. He feels good and in the next few weeks he will complete all the training sessions for us. I don’t know, I think he will dictate [his return date].

Diogo Jota won’t feature for Wolves against Manchester United, meanwhile.

Nuno Espirito Santo said of his striker on Friday:

Unfortunately, Diogo is not available. In the last game, the moment of the red card for Kabasele, no intention at all, but he had a strong impact. Tomorrow and probably the next days, he’s out.

He’s being assessed, he’s done an MRI, but it’s not good. We have to wait for all the blood, that the impact caused, to go down, so the doc can evaluate him better and assess him. After that, we’ll have a proper look at the diagnosis.

The Red Devils will again be without Paul Pogba (ankle), whose manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said of the Frenchman and United’s other injuries:

Paul came back after a long spell out, two games, had a reaction. Felt his ankle was sore, we did a scan. It’s not the same injury. It’s not a major one, probably three or four weeks.

Axel [Tuanzebe], Eric [Bailly], Tim [Fosu-Mensah] are getting closer but won’t be ready for this. Rojo won’t be ready for this but getting back. There’s feelings of illness and cold, which is normal around about this time.

Ahead of the Merseyside derby, Jurgen Klopp said he was none-the-wiser about the severity of Naby Keita‘s groin injury:

He will have a scan today, I don’t know exactly when but somebody will then tell me the result of this. That didn’t happen yet.

On Liverpool’s other injuries, Klopp said:

Shaqiri looks good; in a good way, will not be available for [Sunday] but looks good. OxladeChamberlain looks good. Joel [Matip] looks good. Dejan Lovren, spoke last night, looking good. Fabinho out on the pitch doing the running stuff.

They are really all in a good way, our only problem is the games are coming so quick, that’s why there’s no real news. Most of them will not be available. Then we have eight days until the next game, so we will see what’s then possible.

Across the city, Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti said:

On Bernard, we will check today in training. Schneiderlin has trained with us, I think he is available to play. We had a problem with Fabian Delph, he had a knock on his knee. He had a scan yesterday, it seems good but we will see.

Roy Hodgson today revealed that Mamadou Sakho (hamstring) will be sidelined for “a considerable period” of time.

On Palace’s other injured players, Hodgson said:

Gary Cahill had his first training session today which is positive. One in, one out in terms of training bodies.

Wilf Zaha played with an injury on Wednesday. It was really touch and go: we didn’t know until the day he’d get on the field. I think it’s very unlikely we’ll be able to do that to him again on Sunday.

David Moyes reported a few minor concerns in his press conference, saying:

Lukasz Fabianski didn’t train today but if he is fit then he will start at the weekend.

Mark Noble didn’t train today and Aaron Cresswell didn’t train today. You could see Cress was limping at the end of Bournemouth and Nobes got his metatarsal stood on.

The other one is Michail Antonio. I saw him on the grass today, but I don’t think he will be ready for the game.

Ogbonna didn’t train today either, so he’s another one we will keep an eye on.

Ahead of the Blues’ match against Nottingham Forest on Sunday, Chelsea assistant boss Jody Morris said:

Injury-wise, Alonso is looking like he’s definitely out and Ruben [Loftus-Cheek] is the obvious one. Apart from that, we’re still having a look at a few players to see what the fallout is like from the Brighton game.

Fikayo [Tomori] trained today but he’s still not feeling the best himself, he’s got a bit of a bug as well. Olivier [Giroud] is OK.

Newcastle United have serious injury problems heading into the match against Rochdale, with Steve Bruce saying of Jetro Willems (groin), Javier Manquillo (hamstring), Jonjo Shelvey (hamstring) and Fabian Schär (hamstring):

None of them will play. I can’t see any of them being available for Wolves. In terms of severity, probably the worst is Manquillo. We think Schar and Willems are not too bad, they could be a grade I or II, which is two to three weeks.

On the Magpies’ other walking wounded, Bruce added:

Yedlin, we think, might be OK. He’s got a terrible hand injury, thankfully it’s not broken, but he’s going to be OK.

Dummett, Clark, Lascelles, we all hope that maybe for Wolves, but certainly not the weekend.

Ritchie is training, and if all goes well today, then he’ll take part on the bench.

Norwich will be without Josip Drmic (hamstring) and Dennis Srbeny (back) this weekend. Ralf Fährmann (unknown) remains sidelined but a return to team training could occur next week.

On Teemu Pukki (hamstring), boss Daniel Farke said:

Teemu Pukki is out for tomorrow, he has a little hamstring strain. He’s struggling with his toe as well. I can’t predict whether he’s available for the Manchester United game.

Eddie Howe isn’t expecting any of his injured players back for the visit of Luton, saying:

This weekend, probably not, and the week after, we’ll wait and see.

Craig Shakespeare, sitting in for Nigel Pearson, said of Watford’s injury latest:

There’s four or five that have got knocks, they’re being assessed today. We’ve still got Will Hughes [out] from the previous game. Etienne Capoue has got a bit of a knock.

Yesterday Arsenal confirmed that Calum Chambers ruptured an ACL against Chelsea and will be sidelined for between six to nine months.

Hector Bellerin and Gabriel Martinelli (both hamstring) continue to be assessed, while Kieran Tierney (shoulder) is out until March.

Brighton boss Graham Potter meanwhile revealed that Dan Burn will be out for around six weeks after undergoing surgery on his injured shoulder but Solly March (groin) could return this weekend.

Sean Dyche confirmed that Danny Drinkwater will now return to parent club Chelsea in his media gathering, while Chris Wilder announced the signing of Jack Rodwell in his.

Ralph Hasenhuttl promised line-up changes for Southampton this weekend but didn’t provide any fresh injury updates.

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1,590 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Sid1891
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Give Kun last chance against Villa?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Depends on tomorrow gametime i guess. If he starts i'm not sure, if he's rested he's my captain

      1. Sid1891
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Agree
        Lets do it if that’s the case

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          He owes me a hattrick for last gameweek tbf

    2. beric
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Hes gunna rotate with jesus all season, either accept that or just sell him i guess

      1. Sid1891
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Cheers
        I’ll take Pukkis advice and if playing in the cup he will be ditched

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No go for me

    4. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Yes

  2. Pukki Party
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Early thoughts here?

    Guaita
    Trent Kelly Lundstram
    Salah KdB Moura Mount Cantwell
    Aguero Vardy

    Martin Greenwood Aurier Rico

    A) Moura, Mount to Maddison, Traore
    B) Aguero, Moura, Aurier to Jimenez, Son, VVD -4
    C) Aguero, Moura to Mane, Deulofeu

    Something else? 0.3itb 2ft

    1. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      C with dcl instead of deulofeu?

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Still not sure on DCL, also prefer Watfords fixtures as they play Villa and Bmouth next 3. Thanks

    2. Sid1891
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy or Aguero pending his minutes 🙂

  3. drughi
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Mane or salah for the armband next gameweek ?

    1. Sid1891
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Salah

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy?

      1. drughi
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Nah will go with mane or salah, think pool gonna smash spurs. Southampton been pretty solid of late.

    3. beric
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Im torn between salah kdb and vardy, wont captain mane

      1. drughi
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        KDB is also on my mind but never know if he will sit deep

    4. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Salah

    5. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      KDB

    6. CRO KLOPP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Martial here

      1. drughi
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        gutsy

        1. CRO KLOPP
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Only gut yes 🙂

    7. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Mane

    8. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Mane

  4. Team Bobcat
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Pickford anyone?

    1. Sid1891
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No, thank you

    2. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No. Have Digne. Not a bad shout, should get a nice feed cleansheets. But Pope is my season keeper keeper!

    3. BrutalLogiC
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      If you have the spare cash sure, an average of 5 points a game upcoming

  5. BrutalLogiC
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Guaita McG
    Soy Rico Lund TAA Holgate
    Madd Mane Alli Cantwell KDB
    Vardy Ings Rash

    GW22 Alli to Rich
    GW23 Rich and Rash to Salah and DCL
    Sound good?

    Or Rico upgrade to Robbo and Alli to Grealish?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I like the first plan

      1. BrutalLogiC
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Thanks

  6. Come on you Kante
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Have kdb mane sterling in midfield who can I swap Daniel James for ? Money no object

    1. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Salah

    2. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Grealish.

    3. POLSKA GOLA
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      If you cen get Salah than do it, otherwise Cantwell and switch to 3-4-3

      1. Come on you Kante
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Thx

    4. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Maddison. 3-4-3

  7. Amey
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Paul Pogba has turned into a fraud !
    It's almost like he's not interested.

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Let him fech off so we can move on

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Yep
        Can invest the ££ in midfield if we can sell him for some nice amount

        1. JamieNumber4
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 22 days ago

          We can probably get Grealish, Maddisson and Son for what we’d recoup for him

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Won't get anyone you mentioned tbh.
            Grealish if possible. Madison won't come to a club in freefall

          2. No Professionals
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Doubt it

          3. Ason Willa
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Probably? There is no way either of those players are going to join Man U

            1. HamezMace
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Yep, they’ll need to go for players around Europe who they can give significant pay rises to.
              Grealish slight possibility if Villa go down.

    2. HamezMace
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Been that way for the last 18 months.
      Thinks he’s bigger than the club.

    3. Wonderful Wizard Hazard
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Hasn't looked interested in a long time. Sad!

      1. Come on you Kante
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        My patience with him has all but gone he needs to follow with what can persie said when commentating “ stand up be his own man and tell how he is feeling if he wants to stay or go “ sick of this merry go round absolute joke Effie wouldn’t of had this ! (Rant over)

        1. Come on you Kante
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Fergie

  8. MoManeTaa
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Wud u rather have Son or Rashford for considerable future ?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Sonny

    2. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Rashford

    3. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Son. Kane's absence is a boost for him.

    4. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Son

    5. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Son will be a great shout now Harry Kane is injured but, how can you bring him in as well as tripling up on Liverpool for GW24 as well as keeping essentials such as Vardy and KDB.

  9. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    With Mane and DCL rising, would you get then in before they rise or wait for teams to finish their FA Cup games?

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Wait.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Wait unless you're going to be outpriced

    3. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Wait, unfortunately. So annoying They fall and rise every day.

  10. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    First time in my fpl career I have changed a keeper not injured/suspended outside a wc. Pope > Fabianski done...

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I'm going for Ryan i guess.
      Fabianski is also an option for me but like Ryan's fixtures

      1. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Brighton's defense stats haven't been good I guess - don't know if it had to do with their difficult fixtures so far - I like Arsenal defense now, they set up pretty well in all three games under Arteta , unlucky against Burnley and Chelsea

        1. MoManeTaa
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          BOU*

      2. The Sociologist
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Considered Foster for short term, then maybe a switch to Henderson in a month or so?

    2. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Who is the next pen taker for spurs ?

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Alli i guess

      2. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Lamela

    3. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Who as two week punt?

      A) Jimenez (NEW, sou)
      B) Aubameyang (cry, SHU)

      1. Klaren
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Has to be A, Newcastle is missing pretty much their whole defence.

    4. DALEDOBACK
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Early thoughts on this team?

        Ryan Button
        TAA Lund Rico/Kelly Reid
        (S)alah Mane Kdb Grealish Dendo
        Vardy Jiminez Ings

        2FT
        A) Ryan to Fab
        B) Ryan to Fab
        Dendo to Maddison
        Jimi to Greenwood
        C) B minus the goalie transfer
        D) Something else

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Keep Ryan for sure.

        2. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          No need to do a transfer actually, anything itb?

          1. DALEDOBACK
              1 month, 22 days ago

              0.6

              1. Pukki Party
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I'd upgrade Reid to a Watford def maybe Cathcart. Or Dendo to Cantwell but that means benching problems

                1. DALEDOBACK
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    My last transfer on WC was cantwell to Dendo which would cost me 10 points off the bench. Too stubborn to bring him back now! Could get watford defender in will wait and see what happens in the cup...thanks

            • Coys96
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Good team, Grealish to Sarr

              1. DALEDOBACK
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Grealish stays 🙂

                  1. GreennRed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    100%

            • yakirh
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Who is the penalty taker instead of Kane?
              And who will play up front?

              1. Coys96
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I think Lamela but could be Son or Alli

                Son up front.

              2. Sid1891
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Son
                Alli on pens l think

            • Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              mmh no sure I want to ditch Alli now...thoughts ? was going to swap for richarlison

            • lilmessipran
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Hendo Button
              Taa lund soy rico kelly
              Salah Mane KDB Madds Graelish
              Vardy Maupay Greenwood

              Which option looks better, with 1ft 0.6 itb...

              A Maupay to Dcl this gw, Hendo to Flappy next gw with double in mind
              B Save ft, next gw Hendo + Maupay to Mcarthy + Ings with 2ft

            • Robbocrop
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 22 days ago

              I was set on bringing in Robbo, already have TAA and Mané. Turns out I can afford Alli to Salah, if I also do Rashford to DCL as I had planned.

              Still not sure.

              Salah needs so many clear chances for each goal, not sure he will get as many considering upcoming fixtures. It would also give me a major captain headache in GW 24.

              1. Zico Senna
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Clear sense to do two defenders and one mid imo

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  i m going taa mane and will add firmino. 1 in each line 🙂

                  1. Zico Senna
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    I was gonna do that but opted for the above instead as just feel Firmino is streaky

                2. Robbocrop
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Yeah. I would keep Robbo for the rest of the season, especially as I expect Pool to become a bit more pragmatic soon, trying to cover their lead. I would have to use another transfer later if I bring Salah in.

              2. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Alli and O'Connell to Madisson and Gomez?

                1. Robbocrop
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Yes, JOC out is the other one. I considered Maddison but I feel there is slightly more value to be found elsewhere. Don´t want to risk it with Gomez, not when I can afford Robbo/VVD.

              3. dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Bringing in salah just feels more fun

                1. Zico Senna
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  That’s how i felt for 15 GW’s, it was not fun 😉

                  1. dbeck
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Ha rephrased, owning salah and mane feels fun

                2. GreennRed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Points are fun.

                3. Robbocrop
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Owning him in 2017/18 sure was fun, but that was partly down to managers/defenders underestimating him a bit. He needs quite a lot of space to thrive, man ain´t no Messi.

                  1. GreennRed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Very true. Messi always on another level. But put Messi in a 38 game PL season that's not a two team league, plus Champions League and domestic cups, poor weather and no team of galacticos and see how he dies. Almost definite that Salah won't ever get back to '17/18 levels. He's been kicked a lot, teams are smarter to him plus, as you say needs more space,and can't think on his feet and react like Messi.

            • yalala
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Play Soyu, Lucas or Traore this GW?

              1. Quinnexx
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Traoré

            • dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Which two moves looks best, both for a -4

              A) Alli, Pukki and Grealish to Mane, Greenwood (bench) and Traore

              B) Alli, Pukki and Rico to VVD, Sarr and Jimmy

              I already own salah and TAA

              1. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                B

                1. dbeck
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Cheers, VVD and Sarr or Robbo and Traore in B

            • SuperDan
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Which is best?
              A) DLC, Soy, Dendo as fodder
              B) Grealish, Holgate, Greenwood as fodder

              1. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                B

              2. dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Close but B

              3. Quinnexx
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                A

            • Bobby
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Favourite captain choice for next week - surely vardy?

            • footballdog
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Why people buying Sidibe? When Holgate offer better value?

              1. Eat my goal!
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Oop

                1. footballdog
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Wich?

                  1. Eat my goal!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Sidibe is playing as a winger

                    1. footballdog
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Aah , thanks

              2. Catastrophe
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Isn't Sidibe OOP?

              3. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Does Sidibe play right side?

                1. Eat my goal!
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Yes in front of Coleman and behind Rich

                  1. GreennRed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Cheers. Will stuck for Digne for now so.

            • Catastrophe
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Aurier -> Sidibe now or wait until after Liverpool game on Sunday? Could cost me 0.2 more.

              1. dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Do it now- YOLO

                1. Catastrophe
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Very tempted!

              2. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Wait.

                1. Catastrophe
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Cheers

              3. FPL Pillars
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Wait...

            • Bubbles1985
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Is it worth chopping Kane in for Deeney or DCL now??

              Want a cheap transfer to enable Mane next week!

              1. dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Yeah why not, not deeney tho. DCL, Ings and Maupay best bets

                1. Bubbles1985
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Not Maupay or Ings for me, Ings run will end soon I'm sure of it.

                  Fancy deeney for a differential

              2. HamezMace
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I like Deeney as an option

                1. Bubbles1985
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Really tempted for his next few fixtures...

                  1. HamezMace
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    I think we think along the same lines.
                    I’d also rather go differential than follow the Ings crowd.

                    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Deulofeu was a massive flat track bully last year

                      The tracks don’t get any flatter than Bournemouth, Spuds Villa next 3 fixtures....

                      1. shortymak
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        This

                      2. HamezMace
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        For some reason I’ve never liked deulofeu in FPL.
                        Not sure why, I think he’s a decent option. Just some players never on my radar.

                        1. Bubbles1985
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          Deeney the pen taker too right?

                          1. HamezMace
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Yes

                        2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          I’ve never owned him, and up until lately could never have seen myself owning him

                          But THAT record vs Huddersfield & Cardiff last year... plus those next 3 fixtures combined with the Pearson effect

                          Honestly wouldn’t be suprised to see him brace v Bournemouth, return v spurs then brace again vs Villa before going back off the boil again

                          Ings > Deulofeu 4 week Hokey very tempting

                          1. Bubbles1985
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            I'm doing the same but with Deeney and DCL.

                            Want minimum money spent up top!

                          2. HamezMace
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            You could well be right, if he hits those Cardiff/Huddersfield numbers you’ll get a massive OR gain.

                            1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              He’s one of those players who actually does have a hattrick from play in his locker on his day

            • Drip Doctor
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Does Kane being out make Alli more appealing? Will you be keeping him?

              1. FPL Pillars
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Spurs don’t look appealing at all

                1. Eat my goal!
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  This

              2. shortymak
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I'm keeping Ali very unlucky not to score or assist last 2 games

              3. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Pobably. Should be more involved around goaltime. Same for Son. Paper here said Troy Parrot might get some gametime which was backpage clickbaiting for me.

              4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                He’s 7 points behind Mané since Jose came in

                Will (probably) be #9 - a role in which his godlike penalty box first touch should finally com win handy

                (Probably) on pens

                Have to give him benefit of the doubt imo - and for more than just the Liverpool game in which he will probably blank

                1. GreennRed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  If you had neither would you get Alli over Son given that Son should be main striker while Kane is out?

                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Hard to know

                    Alli’s “stats” in the members area are greener, but some will put more faith in that than others

                    I’ve. Ahunch Alli will profit enormously from Kane being out - he was instantly Jose’s favourite player when he joined

                    But Son is a scary player & could have a lot of non owners shifting nervously in their seats soon

                    If you own Alli I think he has to be given at least the next 3 though - it’ll only take one game where things click for him to double or treble return & all of a sudden selling him is the most sideways/backwards move ever

                    1. GreennRed
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Cheers. Had Son before red and I think is very consistent. Alli I have less faith in, don't know why, brilliant when in form. Will prob go Kane and Traore to Ings and Son for a hit.

                2. Eat my goal!
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  But after pool is Watford away which Is now a difficult fixture

                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    I can definitely see the case for selling - and it could of course be the right move

                    I’m personally not feeling it though

                    I reckon by the end of the Norwich match he’ll have justified patience - we shall see! 🙂

                    1. shortymak
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Watford Norwich villa most goals conceded in next 6 games

                    2. Eat my goal!
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Got my eyes on Auba and alli is my cash cow

                      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Funny Auba has 54 to Alli’s 53 since Jose came in!

                        Be interesting to see does he profit from Arteta coming in or does the Lacazette/Pepe job share just split Arsenal’s returns 3 ways

                        1. Eat my goal!
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          Well that’s it isn’t it - spurs bounce appears to be over and Arsenal may just have one of their own

              5. GARY AND JAMIE
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I think im keeping for 2 games and then it will be decision time on if he is the cash cow for the 3rd Pool spot.

            • MoManeTaa
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              People getting sidibe or Liverpool 2nd defender, are you playing them as 4th defender? I wud ve thought leicster, Lund and TAA/robbo have already occupied 3 def slots

              1. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Lundstram getting benched a bit more recently.

              2. syke63
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Lund has City in gw 24 -unlikely to play him.

              3. Robbocrop
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I might use Soy as my "super sub" - lack of attacking threat means I don´t have to fear hauls being stuck on the bench.

            • Thunder Warrior
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Wood to DCL?

              1. Garth Marenghi
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Yes

              2. Quinnexx
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Yes

            • Destroyer of teams
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Is Fab injured?

              1. CMJC
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                What have you seen/heard?

              2. FPL Pillars
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                He didn’t train today but should be ok mate

            • Mattdrid
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Anyone else having a massive mare this season? I finished top 3k season before last, generally a top 30k player but not been inside top 2mil yet this season.

              Been trying but can’t make any inroads in mini leagues. Always thought I’d finish top 30k without much effort but be lucky to get top 500k I think now.

              Never had a season like it!

              1. Quinnexx
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Snap. Worst season ever for me too

              2. HamezMace
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Best start to a start ever for me, but finding it much less enjoyable.

              3. Park the bus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                about 7 or so years back I couldnt get out of 1-1.5m region. refused to get Ramsey or Yaya when they were flying as "i knew best". Tried to get smart with differentials and it rarely worked, and even when it did the above players would score well and smash any inroads i would otherwise have made. lessons learned since then.. got my team sorted out second half of the season and managed to finish 125k which is my worst since starting to play game properly (first season i was casual). it happens, just need to get team settled and build on it. use chips well and you'll easily get 500k imo.

                1. Mattdrid
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Love the game (though thin line between love and hate as the saying goes). Just find it weird I can’t quite crack top 2mil when I’m normally cracking top 30k. Will keep at it either way!

            • andres
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              So who is your third pool?

              A 2nd mid
              B 2nd def

              1. Eat my goal!
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 22 days ago

                B

              2. HamezMace
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                A

              3. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Have the cash for A and it's a differential

              4. Garth Marenghi
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I want A, but will probably be B due to money