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Has Arsenal’s defence improved enough for FPL investment?

Recent performances and a favourable schedule could put Arsenal’s defensive assets on the Fantasy Premier League radar.

While even considering these sorts of players might be considered high-treason by many, it is undeniable that the Gunners have made progress since Mikel Arteta took over last month.

With matches against Sheffield United, Burnley and Newcastle between now and Gameweek 26, there could be a window of opportunity for Fantasy managers looking for differential options.

In this article, we are going to provide an update on Arsenal’s defence to see if Gameweek 22 provided enough evidence of improvement ahead of those appealing fixtures.

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What progress did Arteta make in Gameweek 22?

It seems fair to say that Arsenal were a little unfortunate not to come out of their Gameweek 22 trip to Crystal Palace with a clean sheet and all three points.

For the first time in roughly a year, the Gunners came into the match with an unchanged starting XI, which appeared to help them established control over proceedings in the first half.

After dominating possession for large spells, the loss of Lucas Torreira (£4.7m) at interval saw them pegged back by a heavily deflected Jordan Ayew (£5.0m) shot and it’s worth remembering they had to play the final 24 minutes with only ten men.

Despite conceding, Arsenal are still showing improvement against the first 18 matches of the campaign, when Unai Emery and Freddie Ljungberg were at the helm.

During that period they conceded 1.5 goals per game but this has reduced to just 1.0 per game between Gameweeks 19 and 22 – Arteta’s first four matches.

However, the question on Fantasy managers’ lips is whether the Gunners are showing enough of an improvement to warrant investment.

In order to do that, we will have to dig deep than the goals conceded during Arteta’s brief time in charge and look instead at the underlying statistics.

What does the underlying data say?

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  1. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    14 days, 23 hours ago

    Start Rashford (liv) or Cantwell (BOU)?

    Will be starting both Robbo and TAA.

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      14 days, 23 hours ago

      I'd probably chance Cantwell in that case

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        ... as BOU have been so poor of late

        1. Forza Papac
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          Both players have the hardest and easiest fixtures on paper respectively. I'm edging towards starting Cantwell

    2. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      14 days, 23 hours ago

      I have same debate with Martial and Cantwell!

      I don’t expect Utd to get much from the game tbh.

      Cantwell on the other hand has on paper an excellent fixture. Just depends if he personally does anything!

    3. AK_FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      14 days, 22 hours ago

      Actually going to say Cantwell

    4. Bushwhacker
        14 days, 20 hours ago

        Rashford. The bus and break seems to be less effective with Gomez alongside VVD, but United have enough divers that there’s reasonable odds for a penalty at least.

    5. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      14 days, 23 hours ago

      Well guys, on wildcard so looking to improve this draft although I'm content enough with it.
      I don't have BB chip so the weak bench isn't a huge concern especially considering both Williams and Greenwood are getting game time.
      Appreciate constructive feedback, cheers:

      Henderson
      Trent Dunk Holgate
      Mane Salah Maddison Son Richarlison
      Rashford Ings
      (Button, Greenwood, Williams, Gibson)
      0.2

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        Like it a lot mate. Can't really see much improvement tbh. KDB, Sarr over Maddison, rich would possibly tempt me

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          Cheers mate, big fan of Richarlison so want to hold him!

      2. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        No Vardy or KDB mate? That could damage, i'm not sure Son + Richarlison are gonna cover that gap, but it's different, and i do like it.

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          yeah, I wanted to shake things up but I'm reluctant to sell Richarlison, Son is a bit of a punt but hoping he finds some form and explodes v Norwich... at least I don't have to worry about being Pepped lol

          1. Zico Senna
            • 8 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Ahh haha yeah that makes sense then, i'd be happy trying that route anyway for sure. Be in teh points shoudl it go to plan, best of luck with it mate! 😉

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              the*
              should*

              .......tired hehe.

              1. jia you jia you
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                haha, cheers mate

      3. PlumaPiedra
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        14 days, 20 hours ago

        I'd swap Holgate to someone else after Ancelottis comments and the fact you don't have a good bench to cover him this week.

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          14 days, 17 hours ago

          I did, cheers, went Holgate + Gibson + Maddison to Sidibe + Cathcart + Grealish

    6. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      14 days, 23 hours ago

      Not sure whether to remove Alli or Perreira first. Alli becomes Sarr, Perreira becomes Dunk or Williams.

      1. ItOnlyTook9Years
        • 4 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        I reckon do Pereira first. Spurs to do well at Watford

      2. Moose™
        • 7 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        Same here. Alli, Rico, Soy on free fall mode. 3 red arrow atm..

      3. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        Burnley playing awful rubbish of late so be tempted to give Ricardo that fix.

        1. Tsparkes10
          • 1 Year
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          And a decent gw24 fixture aswell... But so does Alli

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            14 days, 23 hours ago

            a lot of hype about LIV DGW, a Spurs mid could outscore Mane or Salah in that fix!

    7. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      14 days, 23 hours ago

      Hi guys, was just messing about with some plans, not entirely sure what to do, trying to practice patience from here on in and not go for stupid big moves etc, so how do these sound below?

      Fabianski
      TAA - Evans - Robertson
      Maddison - KDB - Martial - Mane
      DCL - Vardy - Rashford
      ___________________________
      Button: Lundstram: Kiko Dendoncker

      2FT's, 0.0 ITB

      This GW: Fabs + Kiko > Hendo + Williams
      GW24: Evans + DCL > 4.4/4.3 DEF + Ings

      Can work around United assets for now as they have Burnley GW24.

      Thanks in advance guys

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        Love that. I'd be playing Lund, TAA, Robo from 25 to 30 atleast. I'm thinking v similar...

        Alli to Sarr this gw
        Aurier to Robo next gw
        Perreira to cheap defender gw 25 and upgrade Martial, Maupay or Cantwell 🙂

        1. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          Cheers man, same here, i'm actually more than happy just to play dounle pool + double Sheff Utd defence for the forseeable, they top the defences and takes less guesswork out the equation, they're reliable.

          Your moves sound good. I think i'm gonna do Fabs + Kiko to Hendo and Williams now before their potential rises, happy with the rest.

          I could also do Maddsion + DCL > Sarr + Ings next GW for a hit but not entirely sure yet.

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 23 hours ago

            That sounds decent tbf. Leicester fixtures cool and ings looks v tasty.

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 23 hours ago

              Indeed, would really like to of brought Ings in this GW but need to hold out just one more week, and i'll still bring him in knowing that as soon as i do his goals will stop lol.

      2. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        Is the Kiko to Williams move necessary (unsure the severity of injury), just do Fab to Hendo and save FT?

        1. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          Yeah true, does eem kind of Unecessary doesn't it, and Williams will still only of possibly rose 0.1 anyway. I do expect him to play against Burnley though, maybe even next game against pool.

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            14 days, 23 hours ago

            he will take over that spot from Shaw hopefully but if you're going to bench him perhaps you're better off saving

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 23 hours ago

              Very true, gives me a game to see what comes of it also. Just gonna do Fabs > Hend tonight for now, and roll the other. Quite proud for being patient for once, maybe my rank can improve into top 1m in a few weeks lol.

        2. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          I think it was stated actually that last GW "the game has come a week too soon for kiko", so fingers crossed he could even be okthis GW or next. Yeah i'll just do the Hendo move.

    8. Moose™
      • 7 Years
      14 days, 23 hours ago

      Alli to Son bit sideways?

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        Hoping it's a decent upgrade myself as I've done it 🙂

        1. Moose™
          • 7 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          Yeah. Need some differential to climb up the rank.

          Rico Alli Grealish(dont play him this week) >> Gomez Son Hayden

          For - 4. Do it?

    9. venitol
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        I have exactly enough in the bank to go Rashford + Maddison -> Ings + Salah, but only 1 FT. If I wait for next week will I be priced out?

        1. Wild Rover
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          At least .4m short I’d say

        2. A Fat Spanish Waiter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Yup. Won’t last.

      • Wolfman180
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        Thoughts on Martial, Grealish and Tammy to Mane, Sarr and Ayew for a -4? (I own Salah and TAA)

        1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Why not spread over 2 weeks?

          1. Wolfman180
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Funding issue really as I'd just about have enough. Although I could do Grealish to Sarr this week and then do the other 2 next week but I'd have to hope theres no price changes :/

        2. Tsparkes10
          • 1 Year
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Nah. I'd keep. Get in Robo

      • Mr_Barbs
        • 2 Years
        14 days, 23 hours ago

        1FT. Exact cash for Martial > Mahrez. Worth it or crazy and save?

        McCarthy
        Sidibe, TAA, Soyuncu
        Maddison, KDB, Salah, Martial
        Maupay, Ings, Vardy

        McGovern, Traore, Lundstram, Kiko

        1. AuFeld
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          Similar situation. It makes sense for next game week, but United has two home fixtures after liv.

        2. Joggers Nipple
          • 10 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          I would do that

        3. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          I considered this very move a few days ago, i jsut came to the conclusion that i've had enough of this game screwing me over, and that for me, would bound to screw me over yet again and him be benched. I'd leave it, fantastic fixture for Martial GW24.

        4. Tsparkes10
          • 1 Year
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Nah. Burnley fixture v tasty

        5. Mr_Barbs
          • 2 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Thanks all. Think i'll hold. Play Lundstram or Traore over Martial this week?

        6. Bushwhacker
            14 days, 20 hours ago

            Nah. I’ve contemplated it as well but Mahrez isn’t just a rotation risk, he’s a rotation guarantee.

        7. Wag the Drog
          • 8 Years
          14 days, 23 hours ago

          If Rico gets closer to dropping I might have to -4 to get in Robertson. Already have TAA. Worth it?

          1. Joggers Nipple
            • 10 Years
            14 days, 23 hours ago

            yes

        8. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Just realised, i have a bit of a dilemma here now, which one to bench this GW?

          A) Evans (Bur A)
          B) Lundstram (Ars A)

          (Now have Henderson GK)

          Cheers.

          1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Statistically Evans should be better this week, but its really hard to bench Lord Lundstram. If it helps, his is benched in my bus team.

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              really tough to bench him, but Evans damn loves some headers lately, could easily notch one off a set piece or something. grabbed one last week only for it to be ruled offside.
              Cool, Lundy on bench for now then.

          2. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Honestly wouldn't be surprised if Lund was dropped/rested for besic ml

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              really? is he due a rest ya reckon?

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 1 Year
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Well he's looked the poorest of the mids last few games. Very poor at pool and on Friday. Got brought off in about 70th when 1-0 up for besic who really impressed. Looked absolutely shattered

                1. Zico Senna
                  • 8 Years
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  Good to know as didn't catch much of sheff's last game. Think benching Lundy then may be the right call. Makes better sense when Leicester have the Burnley fixture. Cheers bud!

                  1. Tsparkes10
                    • 1 Year
                    14 days, 22 hours ago

                    Just want to add that it would surprise me though hahaha... Don't blame me if he starts and hauls :p hehe

                    1. Zico Senna
                      • 8 Years
                      14 days, 22 hours ago

                      Haha nooo i won't, my choice, no blame buddy haha 😉

          3. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            bench Lundstram I guess considering Burnley's form could easily be a CD there

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              CS even

              1. Zico Senna
                • 8 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Yeah very true, and as noted above, Evans seems to love set piece efforts/goals this season, clean sheet likely with Burnley's woeful ways.

          4. tucaoneo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            I'm playing Soy over Lord atm.

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Sorted chhers mate, it's a benching for Lundy then thus far, i'll go with that.

              1. Zico Senna
                • 8 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                cheers*

          5. AK_FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Tough, but I'd bench Lund

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Yeah going with this mate, the consensus all seem in agreement 😉

        9. davies
          • 5 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Best cheap bench midfielder?

          A) Dendoncker
          B) Chalobah
          C) Douglas Luiz
          D) Hayden
          E) Stephens

          1. Klein
            • 4 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            A

          2. A Fat Spanish Waiter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            A

          3. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            D) as it saves 0.1 and the heartache of benched points from others... Hayden's a solid 1-3 point man for the back of the bench 🙂

          4. AK_FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            A)

          5. Gooner97
            • 6 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            A

        10. Tsparkes10
          • 1 Year
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          2FT 0.5 itb... The question is. What would you do?

          Hendo
          TAA Perreira Lund
          KDB Mane Alli Cantwell
          Vardy Maupay ings
          (Martin, Martial, Aurier, Rico)

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            downgrade Rico/Aurier and reaassess next week

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Tempting but plan was Aurier to become Robo for gw24. Rico to Williams would feel a bit sideways

          2. Zico Senna
            • 8 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Bit of a toughie there as all have good fixtures. Probably just use it on a bench player that you plan to get rid of, notably Aurier as i imagine you'd want shot of him? A simple downgrade and saved cash for next GW i'd say.

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Cheers mate, suppose I could do Aurier to Williams for the Burnley fixture in Gw24. And maybe do Perreira to Robo next week. Or possibly bring in Salah after all. Hmmm

              1. Zico Senna
                • 8 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                I'd actually prefer that route to be honest, makes the upgrade to Robbo so much easier, and Williams has to be given that Burnley fixture imo.
                Oooo Salah, could certainly be an option if ya wanna go for it, i'm totally bias with double defence though 😉

                1. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  Been double D all throughout. Tbh, I can't even do Salah without a - 4 and losing Martial or something which I don't fancy at all. May well do Aurier to Williams this gw and then Perreira to Robo. Cheers mate. Means I can keep Alli for the Norwich fixture

                  1. Zico Senna
                    • 8 Years
                    14 days, 22 hours ago

                    Good stuff, best route for sure in my opinion. yeah losing Martial has the potential for a mega fail i reckon, especially at a -4. I like the Aurier > Williams + Perriera > Robbo move much more. If there's any time Spurs are gonan turn it around, it'll be these next 2 games, Alli could shock a lot of people, me included.

                    1. Tsparkes10
                      • 1 Year
                      14 days, 22 hours ago

                      Exactly. Nice differential also. Perreira could do well in Gw24 as its also a nice fixture but hopefully Alli, Williams would out score him and someone like Sarra. Especially considering fixtures

          3. Dr Mulholland
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Get rid of Alli.

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              This was my main idea. Alli to Sarr or Douc, leaves good money itb but he's tempting with his next 2 fixtures

              1. Dr Mulholland
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Yep both playing well. How about Maddison? You could bench on G25 & G27.

                1. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  Nah, don't fancy him and the fixtures. Plus doesn't allow me to do Aurier to Robo

          4. Joggers Nipple
            • 10 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Rico to the cheap SOT/ WAT def. Next Aurier to Robbo if thats your plan

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Will still need another move to fund Aurier to Robo :/ tricky

              1. Joggers Nipple
                • 10 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Get rid of Alli

                1. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  I'd rather rid him this gw if I am getting rid. Would feel tough removing him before Norwich at home :p

          5. AK_FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Depends on plan for GW 24 Liverpool. How much do you need for Alli > Salah?

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              A fat 3.3m

          6. Aftermath
            • 4 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Replace Alli with someone like Grealish/Fleck/Sarr to upgrade Aurier to third pool player

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              That was the plan mate. But may keep Alli this gw and do Rico to Williams

        11. AK_FC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          What to do here? 1 FT, 0.2 ITB

          Ryan
          TAA - Soy - Lund
          Mane - Salah - KDB - Grealish
          Vardy - Rash - Ings
          (Button; Rico, Dendocker, Kelly)

          A) Save FT
          B) Rico > either Holgate or Williams
          C) Kelly > either Holgate or Williams
          D) other?

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Easy A. B and C can easily be done next week. But that defence should be okay for this week

          2. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Thoughts above?

          3. Netley Lucas
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            You may find Jack Stephens quite useful in the coming months, still only 4.3 right now.

          4. Dr Mulholland
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            A. Reassess next week. Perhaps Dendoncker ahead of Rico.

        12. Aftermath
          • 4 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          How is this looking? Bench order right?

          Guaita
          TAA Chilwell Aurier
          Mane KDB Maddison Cantwell
          Ings Vardy Kun (C)

          Button Traore Lundstram Kelly

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Lund over Aurier for me. Rest is v good

          2. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Thoughts above?

        13. davies
          • 5 Years
          14 days, 22 hours ago

          Thoughts on this plan?

          This week: Martial > Mahrez (-4)
          Next week: Mahrez/Greenwood > Rashford/Dendoncker (-4)

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Decent but Mahrez might not start tbh. Gwood and Martial could haul vs Burnley in 24

            1. davies
              • 5 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Could do but feel like Rashford is almost a guarantee these days

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 1 Year
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                True. I'd personally assess Martial and Rash midweek and against pool. Then decide with 2ft next gw

            2. Bushwhacker
                14 days, 20 hours ago

                How do you haul from the bench?

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            10 minutes to rush those transfers.

          3. CFC1990
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Which transfer would you prioritise this week?

            a) Jiminez to Ings
            b) Pope to a replacement (maybe Ryan with Villa at home)

            Thanks

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              B with Ryan, Hendo or foster

          4. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            What price will Pepe Reina be, 4.5 I presume?

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Something like that, wouldn't go anywhere near him though. Hendo all the way 😀

          5. davies
            • 5 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Martial > Mahrez (-4)

            Y or N?

            1. Joggers Nipple
              • 10 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              y

            2. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Huge no.

            3. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              N

            4. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Nah

          6. rainy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 4 Years
            14 days, 22 hours ago

            Price Changes - 14th January 2020

            🔺  Mahrez (8.5), Maupay (5.9)

            🔻  Pröpper (4.8), McTominay (4.9), Alderweireld (5.3)

            1. Moose™
              • 7 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Cheers Rainy

            2. Moose™
              • 7 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Alli to Mahrez already done btw?

              1. rainy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 4 Years
                14 days, 21 hours ago

                That was meant for 22 and didn’t get there in time. Probably Mané now

            3. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Maupay a nice surprise. Cheers mate

            4. waldo666
              • 9 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              That's a cheeky rise for Maupay, there's one of my transfer scenarios gone. Cheers Rainy.

            5. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Maupay looks great on paper with the upcoming fixtures but feel he's a bit meh. Had a great excuse to punt on him on wildcard but went Ings instead... hopefully was the correct call.

              1. Nabs Kebabs
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                seems to lack explosiveness

                1. jia you jia you
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  8 attacking returns all season, has featured in every game and played 90mins a lot recently... could be one that got away on my wildcard but Ings feels a better pick!

                  1. jia you jia you
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    14 days, 21 hours ago

                    *just the 8

              2. Klein
                • 4 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                I am thinking of doing jiminez to maupay for next 3. Should do something vs those wesk defence.

              3. Joggers Nipple
                • 10 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Both Maupay and DCL pretty poor choices imo. I feel people are bigging them up as makes them feel better about getting rid of Rashford or in some cases even Vardy

                1. Nabs Kebabs
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  poor choices is a bit harsh but just can't see a strikeforce that matches Vardy Rashford Ings at the mo

                2. jia you jia you
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  I got rid of Vardy and Jimenez but for Ings and Greenwood and to fund Salah and Mane... could backfire I know!

                  1. Bushwhacker
                      14 days, 20 hours ago

                      Ouch

              4. Gooner97
                • 6 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Maumoney Maupay

                1. SweepaKeepa
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  14 days, 3 hours ago

                  Propper dropper

            6. Klein
              • 4 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              Grealish the best sub 7m option? Or anyone else better?

              1. fgdu
                • 6 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                id say so. i think we can forgive him for not scoring vs city. Perez is also in that price range

              2. Tsparkes10
                • 1 Year
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Sarr or Doucoure definafy options

              3. rokonto
                • 4 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                I was hoping he was on pens

              4. Joggers Nipple
                • 10 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Probably, Watford guys around too
                Fleck if going mega cheap?

            7. Moose™
              • 7 Years
              14 days, 22 hours ago

              For DGW24

              A. Robbo + Alli

              B. Gomez + Son

              1. Dr Mulholland
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Because of Robbo's assist potential & 2 games - A

              2. Tsparkes10
                • 1 Year
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                A

              3. Moose™
                • 7 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Cheers all

              4. Bushwhacker
                  14 days, 20 hours ago

                  B ; Son has bigger upside than Alli ; both Liverpool games will be close.

              5. Dthinger
                • 2 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Still pondering how to handle replacing Auba and the double GW.

                A. Auba+Dilva out; Maupay + Mane in (-4)
                B. Auba to Maupay this week, Dilva to Mane next week
                B. Auba out; Firmino in (I think this leaves me enough to buy Grealish and Sarr in the coming weeks if I want to)
                C.Auba+Dilva out; Martinelli + Mane in (-4)

                1. Dr Mulholland
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  I like the look of B. Differential pick too.

                2. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  A for me. B does look decent though tbf

                  1. Dthinger
                    • 2 Years
                    14 days, 21 hours ago

                    So you'd take the hit, even though there would be .2 cushion for price changes and Dilva has a decent fixture?

                    1. Tsparkes10
                      • 1 Year
                      14 days, 21 hours ago

                      Mane could destroy that man u defence. Dilva could easily not start as he played the whole game I believe.

                      1. Dthinger
                        • 2 Years
                        14 days, 21 hours ago

                        True. That is an issue I've been considering, but he's had pretty consistent minutes this season when he's fit.

              6. tokara
                • 5 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Who will be playing goalie for West Ham double?

                1. Dthinger
                  • 2 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  who cares? Their fixtures are awful. That keeper could easily wind up with 0 points total.

                2. Dr Mulholland
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  Martin probably plays this week.
                  As well as the first game of the double gameweek.
                  Fab could be back for the second game of the double.

              7. Kaiser123
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Big decision for me. Thoughts please for Martial, Grealish,Tammy out for Richarlison, Fleck, Firminio. Gives me this team 1.4ITB
                Gaz Button
                Mane, KDB, Madd, Rich, Fleck
                Vardy, Firm, Ings

                1. Klein
                  • 4 Years
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  I would go dendo for fleck and bank the cash. You are not gonna play him anyways.

                2. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  Nah. Grealish, Tammy and Martial have good fixtures in Gw24 for me

                  1. Kaiser123
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    14 days, 21 hours ago

                    Surely Firm DGW is better. Rich has very good fixtures also.

                3. Kaiser123
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  Thought process is Firm easy out for Rash, Rich easy out for most mids and Fleck is the 5 mid with good fixtures after GW 25. Money in the bank to upgrade also.

                  1. Tsparkes10
                    • 1 Year
                    14 days, 21 hours ago

                    Personally not keen as would want Rash or martial for gw24. Fleck is better after gw24. And Grealish could easily match Richarlison. I'd focus my transfers on Gaz and a defender but can't see your defence

                    1. Kaiser123
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      14 days, 21 hours ago

                      Below mate

              8. Kaiser123
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Taa, Soy, Lund, Kiko, Kelly

              9. Eriksen Maestro
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                Thoughts on Haller for next 3?

                Either him or Ings, looking to sell Deulofeu

                1. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  14 days, 22 hours ago

                  Ings easyyy. He's awful... Saw him in flesh and his only shot almost went out for a throwing

                2. Klein
                  • 4 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  Definately ings.

                3. Eriksen Maestro
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  Thanks all, time to jump on ings train

                4. bench boost for every gamew…
                  • 2 Years
                  14 days, 15 hours ago

                  if you include brighton i would say his fixtures are ok ish, and now the price is almost identical i would at least considered him and then Ings after Liverpool in 25, i own Ings and i´m happy but in a 3 game period and Haller one extra game let´s for the sake of argument say that is Liverpool, it is 2 points extra, almost an assist more, but it also add up to being a forced transfer, so effectively it is -2, both plays Liverpool, so Wolves/Palace vs Everton/Leicester and Brighton in essence, well now i did your thinking job-) Not sure where i would land

              10. Gooner97
                • 6 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                A) Ramsdale to Ryan/McCarthy
                B) Maddison to Mahrez/Martial/Other
                C) Jimi/Abraham to Ings/Maupay/DCL
                D) Traore to Dendonker

              11. fgdu
                • 6 Years
                14 days, 22 hours ago

                looking to keep the front 8 intact
                In order to make money for TAA:

                A grealish -> 4.6
                B martial -> sarr
                C get van dijk

                1. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  B although wouldn't want to do any tbh.

                2. Dr Mulholland
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  Who are the other six?

                  1. fgdu
                    • 6 Years
                    14 days, 21 hours ago

                    richarlison, Mane, KDB, Ings, Vardy, Rashford.

                    1. Dr Mulholland
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      14 days, 21 hours ago

                      As you have Rashford - B

              12. Dynamic Duos
                • 6 Years
                14 days, 21 hours ago

                Lucas Moura any good? 4 goals and 2 assists is poor upto now

                1. Dr Mulholland
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  14 days, 21 hours ago

                  He is a quality player. Wasn't given much of a run under Poch. Have been considering him myself.
                  Worth a shout, if you can get him in easily.

                2. Bushwhacker
                    14 days, 19 hours ago

                    Depends on the wind. Nasty habit of falling over a lot.