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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.

As this uses data from the Fantasy Football Scout Members Area, only those who have signed up for the full 2019/20 season, a monthly pass or a discounted package can access it in full.

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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1,173 Comments Post a Comment
  1. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    For the next few:

    1. Dunk
    2. Holgate

    ???

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      2

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        0.4 could come in handy too

    2. Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Dunk

  2. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Without looking, Auba is Arsenals highest scoring player on 127 points, but who is the second?

    1. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Leno?

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 24 days ago

        yep

        1. Dr Mulholland
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Decent goalie.
          I didn't look. Promise.

          1. Dthinger
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            He’s slowly climbing the keeper rankings. I think he’s up to 8th now.

  3. rokonto
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Anyone know why Anwar El Ghazi has no previous season history even though he played for villa last season?

    1. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      They were in Division 1.

    2. Nüno Vippan
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Check fantasy championship league, has to be there

    3. rokonto
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I feel so stoopid lol.... need more sleep

  4. HUATSHOOTER
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Will you do a minus 4 to sell pope for ryan?

    Who will u capt?ings or kdb?

    1. Nüno Vippan
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      No
      Kdb

    2. Boberella
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      No
      KDB

  5. Joggers Nipple
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Bit of dilemma for GW24 (have been set on A for ages)

    Ryan/ Skelt
    TAA Kelly Lunds ???? ????
    KDB Mane Maddison Grealish ????
    Ings Vardy Rashford

    A. VVD and 4.5 mid (keep Soyuncu)
    B Robertson 4.5mid and Holgate/ WATdef -4
    Holding this week all moves next week

    Thanks for any input.

    1. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Is Robertson worth a -4 over Virgil?
      I'm not sure. Tough call.

    2. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A

  6. Joggers Nipple
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Little heads up for those thinking of Holgate
    https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2020/01/13/hes-going-to-play-ancelotti-names-everton-man-who-hes-going-to-r/

    “It was just a rotation that I did just to keep Michael Keane involved. It was not a technical decision - Mina is going to play the next game and I am maybe going to rest Holgate,” Ancelotti said.

    Yes its a maybe but doesnt seem as nailed as most thought?

    1. jdp219
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Well, that changes things. Thanks for the heads up.

    2. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I don't like Holgate. Not after that Firmino incident a couple of years ago.

      I have Sidibé. Nailed, oop plus attacking threat.

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Isn’t he only oop in some games (normally the harder ones)

        1. Dr Mulholland
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          That's true.

    3. jia you jia you
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      nice info, might consider downgading Maddison and upgrade Holgate to Sidibe/Digne on wildcard

  7. De Gea is GOAT
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Gday legends! Simple question would you WC this team?

    100 pnts off ML leader and everyone else has similar teams. Really want to get ahead of the curve and bring in WAT, EVE, BHA players... basically something different to close the gap. Or am i just being stupid and chasing points here? Thank you all

    Pope
    TAA Soy Lund
    Mane KDB Grealish Alli
    Vardy Ings Jimi

    Button Willems Kelly Traore.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Post your dream WC team.

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Something like:

        Ryan Button
        TAA Robbo Lund Dunk Kelly
        Mane Mahrez Son Rich Cantwell Martial/Sarr/Grealish
        Vardy Rash/Jimi Ings/Mousset

        This is obviously a very rough draft. I basically just need a quick and effective solution to make up points and i dont know whether to be more patient or take risks. What would you recommend TM? TIA

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          100 points is hard to make up regardless without big differentials/captains.
          Looks like only the mids change and you get Robbo/Dunk. Don't trust Kely on a WC.

        2. Dr Mulholland
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          That kind of wildcard could pay off. How about a Brighton attacker as you mentioned them?

          In the scheme of things 100pts is not insurmountable, only just over 6pts per week. In one week there could be 40pt swing.

          1. De Gea is GOAT
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Exactly why i'm thinking of going very different. Its the only way to make up ground now and hopefully be all caught up once the other chips come into play.

            In saying that you are spot on Mulholland. I was in a similar situation last season and still managed to catch up by the end of the season. I just cant see how this time around as we all have very similar teams.

            1. Dr Mulholland
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 24 days ago

              Depends how many players that you have in common. If its 6 or 7 you still have 4 or 5 different picks.

              I would be more inclined to captain someone who wasnt popular, as long as I thought they would score well -of course.

              Always try to spot an edge on the horizon. Make a plan.

              1. De Gea is GOAT
                • 3 Years
                6 months, 24 days ago

                About 7 in common at the moment Doc. So yeah i get what you mean. It is a strategy i've been trying to maintain all season. Unfortunately some silly transfer decisions on my end (usually knee jerk) and the opposite for him has got me where i am now. Might give it till after DGW24 and re assess. Thank you very much for the tip mate. Its hard to get responses on here sometimes so i really appreciate your help.

    2. The Champ is here
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I am wallowing at 600k. Never been so sh11t in my twelve odd years. Feel boxed into my team atm waiting for the dgw but from there I'm gonna unleash. Trent triple cap and then wildcard to a team with Trent, Robbo and vvd in defence and play the differentials in attack

    3. FALSE PROFIT
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      13 players the same

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        How you been going Kop? Surely can't be as bad as me haha And tell me about it champ. My worst season so far.

        CHAMP I like your strategy however don't you think that it'll be too late to catch up by the time it gets to the DGWs and chips etc?

        1. The Champ is here
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Plenty of time mate. Only just over half way. An early wildcard could do the world of good once this dgw is out of the way

          1. De Gea is GOAT
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Yeah my exact thoughts Champ. Might just sit tight for now. Clock is ticking though haha

        2. FALSE PROFIT
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          A good week for a change with Mahrez helping me out and not selling Rash to get Salah in. You have Jimi so probably move him on for Ings. I want Ings too. So the two players I have you don't scored for me. Good luck mate. You must have money in the bank?

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Don't think WC is needed atm.
      It's a good team. Just remove the underperforming players like Alli & Jimenez

      1. FALSE PROFIT
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        A bit harsh on Jimmi but I understand.

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Thank you Amey. It was exactly my plan if i don't activate WC. Appreciate the help

          Kop! i do have Ings. Still not good enough haha Good luck to us. Hopefully the second part of the season isn't as harsh

  8. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Got a free transfer to burn

    Henderson -> McCarthy?

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I’d keep Henderson. Great fixtures in a couple of weeks

    2. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      No.

      1. Dr Mulholland
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I think Henderson is better.

  9. Bad Kompany
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Hello dz!

    Need to downgrade a Man U attacker to fund triple pool.

    A. Ings and martial
    B. Rashford and doucoure

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A

    2. Vasqujg
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Do you already have a double pool?

  10. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    help guys,

    Rico -> Egan or Stephens?

    1. The Champ is here
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Stevens

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Southampton defender

  11. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    One week punt & captaincy on?

    A. Aguero
    B. Sterling

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A

    2. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      The one who is assured of a start.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Sterling?

        1. jtreble
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Yes imho.

    3. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Roll a dice?...
      Odds Agüero.
      Evens Sterling.

      I dare you.

      1. The Champ is here
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Do this. When it lands and you feel a pang of relief or despair you will know which one to pick

        1. Dr Mulholland
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Exactly!

  12. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    why didnt Grealish take the penalty?

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Missed the last one. Well deserved.

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      To get to the other side?

      1. The Champ is here
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        His d11ck was stuck in the other penalty

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          😆 does he even have a d11ck

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Because he is an english dude with no huevos

  13. Holmes
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Its frustrating when you have Doucoure and Ayew in team and all it does is improve rank by only 100k, sigh... And its not like I'm ranked high, 1.4m!

    Glad I'm not expecting much from this season anyway!

    1. Penang Sandman
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Got me Sarr and Mahrez, 68 points overall, just 150k up at 1m rank

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Thats even worse 😀

      2. Jainica
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I'm guessing you're from penang island?

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Nailing © is very important i guess.
      You have all the chips in tact right ?
      That's a great advantage

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Template has solidified now. So popular players failure is also needed .....

        It's fun though (chasing). I think you're bit handicapped by the country rule. English players doing so well this season, you just can't pick one and stay happy

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          All English striker force serving me well:
          Vardy Rashford Ings

          Taa also essential IMO

          1. Holmes
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            It has benefits, it has disadvantages. I guess this keeps me interested in the game.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 24 days ago

              Fair ...
              If it keeps you interested, nothing like that 😀

      2. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I do have chips but it will probably end like previous seasons 😛

  14. Disturbed
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Fab > Mcarthy for free?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      For sure.
      I'm jealous. Have to keep Pope For another week myself

      1. Disturbed
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Cheers mate. And with the other ft would you do rash > kun? With a plan to reverse the transfer after this gw?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Nope.
          If anyone from United can score against the Pool, it's Rashford

          1. Disturbed
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Cheers

  15. PocketZola
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Deflated...close to breaking the 100k mark and now languishing above 500k.

    Fellow managers, what do you do here?

    1ft 0.8itb, all chips

    Pope
    Taa soy lund
    Salah mane kdb grealish cantwell
    Vardy jimenez

    Subs, Connolly, rico, kelly

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Save
      Grealish Connolly >> ings flek possible next GW ?
      What is your TV ?

      1. PocketZola
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        104.5

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Cool.
          I don't like Mo Mane double up (especially in the teams with low TV)
          GL though as you're well placed for DGW.

    2. fgdu
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      yeah its ings in, kelly to holgate next week if you ask me. I think strikers are getting a lot of points for their price so would recommend 343 somehow!

      1. PocketZola
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Thanks lads. I am contemplating wc to this:

        Ryan
        Gomez taa lund
        Mane kdb grealish richarlison
        Vardy ings rashford

        Subs, kelly,rico,cantwell

        1. fgdu
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          thats my team except hendo for ryan

          1. fgdu
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            kelly, rico -> cathcart, 4.5 shu def, holgate

        2. Dr Mulholland
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          If I was to wildcard, I wouldn't keep hold of Rico and Kelly.

  16. RashFraud
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Hey all! Current team is:
    Ryan button
    TAA soyuncu lundstram Kelly Rico
    Mane KDB Grealish Richarlison Cantwell
    Vardy ings rashford

    1.4itb 1FT

    A. Save
    B. Rico > Sidibe (Soy > Gomez next week)

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Key or Rico, time to go before you get a blank defender. (Holgate to save money)
      Richa to Mahrez? I know about gametime but could be worth it.
      Maybe Grealish to Mahrez?

  17. Disturbed
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Suggestions for this team folks? 1ft, 2.7m itb.

    McCarthy
    taa dunk lund
    salah kdb richarlison grealish
    vardy rashford ings

    buton soy dendo rico

    1. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      save ft

      1. Disturbed
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Rash > Kun? Then kun and soy > rash and robbo next gw for a hit?

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Yes great moves

          1. Disturbed
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Cheers!

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      save free transfer, use 2 transfers next week to generate cash to get Mané as your third Liverpool player

      Richa to Mane
      Grealish to Fleck

      or a simple

      Rico to VVD (rotation proof and stiffens bench)
      or
      Button to Allison (rotation proof and a playing cheap sub keeper)

      1. Disturbed
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Cheers mate. Thinking of robbo/ vvd over mane as don't see either of the games in the dgw being that high scoring.

        You don't think getting kun for a one week captaincy punt for palace at home will work?

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          could work, but having held Sterling for two benchings it wouldn’t surprise me if Pep plays him down the middle instead of Kun lol

          but go for it, it’s as good a one week punt as you will get

          1. Disturbed
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            What I wanted to here! Cheers bud.

  18. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Sad if Eriksen leaves the PL this January. He has clearly not been himself ever since the Vertonghen incident. Same also with vertonghen 😆

    Nevertheless, it is the best decision he will ever make in a long while. It is better to leave a place you are not happy at & go somewhere you can find peace, happiness & build up on your marriage no matter if it is a risk

    Only thing now is Vertonghen also interested in moving to Italy 😆

    1. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Sounds like I need to read the red tops to keep abreast of Tottenham machinations.

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Hahaha 😆

        ...you don't have to

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      what was the Vertonghen incident?

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Nothing really, just random gossip which is probably not true

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Trust me it is. Everyone trying to erase the truth from the truth... So as to ensure media outlets stops to produce more of the news since this involves his personal life.

          I know alot about the incident than you think I do, a friend of mine who is personally close to Eriksen also confirmed this to me but it is non of my business tbh.

          I don't even need to be told, it is visibly true

          1. Holmes
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Can I get Eriksen's autograph please?

            1. Hakim Ziyech
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 24 days ago

              Ofcourse you can

              1. Holmes
                • 6 Years
                6 months, 24 days ago

                Thats one down then, just Ozil to go.

            2. Hakim Ziyech
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 24 days ago

              😉

      2. Disturbed
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Mate can you look at my team above? Need another inspired piece of wisdom from you. 🙂

      3. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Apparently Vertonghen shagged mrs eriksen

  19. Lignja
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    A. Son, Rash ----- Salah, Ings
    B. Abraham, Rico --- Ings, Gomez
    C. Abraham, Rico, Traore --- Ings, Vvd, Hayden -4

    Pope, Martin
    Taa, Soyuncu, Lundstram, Kelly, Rico
    Mane, Son, Kdb, Traore, Dendoker
    Abraham, Rashford, Vardy

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      C

    2. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      C

    3. Lignja
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Thanks, was thinking the same, C look best for me...

  20. Nutella
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Alrready have TAA, will get in Robbo nect week for triple Pool.

    For this week I have 1 FT and enough cash ITB so it's straight horse race. Who you want for the DGW and onwards?

    Sterling >

    A) Salah
    B) Mane

    Thanks in advance!

    1. Nutella
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Or wait til next week and take the Sterling price fall and Salah?mane riseon the chin?

    2. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Keep for this week?

      Not much in Salah/Mane, pick whoever you like and prefer to watch.

      1. Nutella
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Thinking the same, what Liverpool cover will you have yourself for DGW?

        1. Holmes
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Mane, Salah, Robertson

      2. Dr Mulholland
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Precisely what was about to say.

        Plus, don't worry too much over a price drop. Maximise points.

  21. GuenDoozy
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Feel like I've just been playing the safe/template game since about 10 GWs now. Hovering around the 60-100K mark. For eg, Never even considered getting Mahrez/Aguero in for this GW and so many on my MLs did! Anything you'd do here to change it up a bit?

    Hendo
    TAA Chilwell Lund
    Salah Mane KDB Martial
    Vardy Ings DCL

    Button Cantwell Rico Kelly

    1. GuenDoozy
      6 months, 24 days ago

      1FT, 0.0itb

    2. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Maybe save. Id start Cantwell over Martial

    3. Nutella
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I'd save personally

    4. FALSE PROFIT
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I got Mahrez and lucky too.
      Martial or Mahrez a tough choice

    5. GuenDoozy
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Cheers gents

  22. FALSE PROFIT
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    55 points behind Mleague leader.
    He has Fab Kelly Rico which is his only weakness IMO.
    Where can we go to make up ground? I hate the word "differential" as it is what it is; usually not popular for a reason.
    The GW 24 Pool picks are a watershed moment. A right or wrong TC can be great or horrible.

    1. Akshatjazz
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Agree totally

    2. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Effective planning for BGW/DGWs, better use of chips and not forgetting decent single gameweek punts in the process

      All these sounds good on paper but probably wont work 😀

      1. FALSE PROFIT
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Dependent on the last GW points, my mood changes accordingly. Had a good week so I am not throwing toys this week.

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Son is a good differential if he is locked out of him.
      I see many players with Mo Mane who can't even think about Son.

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Had a dream Son scored a goal and an assist. Time to go out... 😮

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Thanks 😀

      2. FALSE PROFIT
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Yep. It is the route we take. There are good SGW's in 24 too. I am leaning towards only Salah/Mane as I will bang my head deciding which one to skip. Son, Mahrez, Kun, Richa are on my watchlist. (I got mahrez last week)

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Nice

  23. Akshatjazz
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Rico > holgate / Stephens ??

    Since Stephens is .1m less and had a good FDR since they only face Liv out of 8 gameweeks / holgate is a few week punts

    Any thoughts ??

    1. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Stephens more nailed. Ancelotti commented that Holgate may be rested

      1. Akshatjazz
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Even I think so

      2. Akshatjazz
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Wat do you think of my team ??

        Hendo / Ryan
        TAA, Robertson, soyunca, lundstrum,Stephens*
        Mane,kbd,martial,dendonker, Maddison
        Vardy, ings, Calvert lewin

        Any changes required ??

        1. JT11fc
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Looks gtg

    2. FALSE PROFIT
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      If you have DCL get Stevens. If not, Holgate IMO

  24. JT11fc
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Would you just go with Mane Trent Gomez for the dgw if you could have this team?

    Mcarthy Button
    Trent Gomez Sidibie Lundy Williams
    Mane KDB Moura Rich Grealish
    Vardy Ings Rashford

    I fancy having Moura v Nor
    and Rash v Burnley

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Looks like a good BB team.

    2. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Looks good. Nice plan.

    3. Albrightondknight
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      who would you bench out of the front 8 - pick one to downgrade for the cash for TAA?

  25. That TV angle at Highbury
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    How to get triple Pool for DGW in next two transfer windows?

    2 mil ITB 1FT

    Ramsdale / Button
    Rico Lund Targett / Kelly Taylor
    Salah Mane KDB Martial Traoré
    Vardy Rashford / Greenwood

    A: Targett > Van Dijk (+one other transfer)
    B: Ramsdale & Rico & Targett > Robbo, McCarthy & 4.0 def (-4)
    C: Traoré & Targett & Rico > Cantwell & TAA & 3.9 def
    D: Other options?

    1. Albrightondknight
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      C

      1. That TV angle at Highbury
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Thanks - C also entails a -4. Forgot your indicate that.

        1. That TV angle at Highbury
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          * To indicate

    2. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A

      1. That TV angle at Highbury
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Thanks. I am also leaning towards A because I’m not getting minus points and since VVD is not as likely to be rotated as the fullbacks during the last part of the season with CL, Carabao and FA cup.

  26. Albrightondknight
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Made my GW23 moves and now have 2.5 mil ITB.
    Any suggestion should for GW24 moves
    Looking at Traore to Rich or Martial would probably need a Targett downgrade too.
    Any other suggestion or advice appreciated and need - six red arrow in a row gone from 225k to 825k. It’s dire.

    McCarthy

    TAA Lundstram Söyüncü

    Salah Mane KDB Maddison Traore

    Vardy Ings

    McGovern Greenwood Kelly Targett

    1. That TV angle at Highbury
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Both Rich and Martial seem very good options in my eyes.

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Oh man I love this username. I so dearly love Highbury. Good old times

        1. That TV angle at Highbury
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Thanks for acknowledging 🙂 I became a fan of Arsenal in the late 90’s because of the television angle during matches. It always seemed like the players were bigger and that their movement was easier to see in the good old low-res days 😀

          1. That TV angle at Highbury
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            *compared to other stadiums at the time

          2. Hakim Ziyech
            • 1 Year
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Oh man. You just perfectly described the tv angle. Sweet nostalgia vibes here. I loved the Tv angle, it felt like you are actually in the stadium. This gives me goosebumps.

            Then I used to be a fan of the Arsenal team in the early 2000's. I still remember Highbury so much & the way Arsenal were fond of moving the ball along the side-line when attacking most times.

            I still believe the best Arsenal jersey ever was the deep brown kit they wore in their final season at highbury. I would get that jersey in a heartbeat tbh.

            Thanks for giving this sweet nostalgia, man!! 🙂

            1. That TV angle at Highbury
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 24 days ago

              NP mate 🙂

  27. navyadav
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    which 2 would you play out of the 4 ?

    Cantwell(BOU) , Grealish(BHA) , Lundstrum(ARS), Dunk(AVL)

    1. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      The 2 attackers

      1. Albrightondknight
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        This

      2. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I think dunk has almost as many attacking returns as Cantwell. I’d start him.

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Yes, I agree nevertheless prefer the attacker

    2. Dr Mulholland
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Cantwell & Grealish

      1. navyadav
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Forgot to mention 1 defender and 1 attacker .

        1. That TV angle at Highbury
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Dunk and grealish

  28. MoManeTaa
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Am I g2g for GW24 and upto the 2nd WC to be used after GW30??

    McCarthy
    TAA Lund Soy (CTaylor BWilliams)
    KDB Mane Salah Grealish (Donker)
    Vardy Rashford Ings

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Yes for GW 24
      Don't know about second question tbh. No point in thinking about so ahead with so many variables in play. I'm going to try n save a FT after GW 24 and play every GW with 2ft if possible

      1. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I am looking to bring Rashford for Jimenez next week - wud u do rather bring anyone else ? (1.7 ITB)

        McCarthy
        TAA Lund Soy
        Mo Mane KDB Grealish
        Vardy Ings Jimenez

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Good move.
          Rashford is paying me the faith i shown in him (also United)
          He's our talisman this season bro

          1. MoManeTaa
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Yaa if and when we sign Bruno it cud only be better for rash and martial

  29. fplfansss
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    GTG
    Ryan
    TAA, Rico, Soy
    Mane, KDB, Greal, Alli
    Ings, Vardy, Rash

    Subs: Button, Cantwell, Lund, Kelly

    1. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Yes decent team

  30. what's my name
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    pls advise who to play:
    a. Lund
    b. Holgate

    1. Doucoure
    2. Cantwell

    thx

    1. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      B 2