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Is now the time to sell Leicester City defenders?

Having recorded just one clean sheet in seven league matches, Leicester City defenders are not quite the attractive options they were during their autumnal purple patch.

Three of the Foxes’ first-choice backline are indeed among the top five most-sold Fantasy Premier League defenders of Gameweek 23 at the time of writing.

Jonny Evans (£5.3m) is the only Leicester defender to have registered an attacking return over the last seven Gameweeks, meanwhile, and the loss of key midfielder Wilfred Ndidi (£5.0m) to injury would seem to further dent the clean sheet prospects of Brendan Rodgers’ side.

With some Fantasy managers already losing faith, are we rushing to judgement about the Foxes’ defence?

In this article, we look at some of the key underlying data in our Members Area to see if Leicester’s wider defensive numbers have dipped during their recent run.

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  1. Nuno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    A. Sidibe + Grealish
    B. Sidibe + Fanderson
    C. Stephens + Maddison
    D. Stephens + Martial
    E. Stephens + Dilva
    F. Williams + Richarlison

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

      I would narrow it down to A or D.
      A bit worried about Martial's output if Rashford is out.

    2. Lav
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A or E for me

    3. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      a perhaps

  2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Anyone taking a punt on Haller from this gameweek, through the double then the Brighton game and then get rid??

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

      Not for me, horrendous dgw fixtures.

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      He's awful. Never mind the fixtures

    3. Rhinos
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      may do, kinda cool to have 6 dgwers

      1. kamdaraji
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        wham are cack

    4. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      not touching west ham

      1. kamdaraji
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        not captaining noble?

    5. Yank Revolution
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      No sirree

  3. Snevitz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    The possible Rashford injury has prompted me to consider my options going forward.
    How does this look for the double onwards?

    McCarthy
    TAA (TC), Robertson, Van Dijk
    KDB, Maddison, Martial, Grealish
    Aguero, Vardy, Ings

    Lundstram, Williams, Traore, Button

    Lundstram starts week 25 (Ings vs liv), 26 (Maddison vs wol), 27 (Maddison vs MCYl) and 29 (Martial vs MCY)

    1. Lav
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Looks solid, bold with 3 Liverpool defense

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Not sure tbh. Not keen on Madi and Vardy double up and maybe even Martial after gw25 due to fixtures. Even Aguero could be rotated still. What's your current team?

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

        Current team

        McCarthy
        TAA, Van Dijk, Chilwell, Lunstram, Rico
        KDB, Maddison, Martial, Grealish, Traore
        Vardy, Rashford, Ings
        £3.9m itb

        other options are
        Traore & Rashford to Salah & DCL
        or
        Traore and Maddison to Salah & Dendoncker

  4. Little fekirs
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Tammy or Jimenez out for Mané ?

    1. Lav
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Flip a coin.

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Jimi for me

      1. tomasjj
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Agree.
        Wolves don't create enough chances for Jimi.

  5. Athletic Nasherbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Hanley >Williams or Lascelles?

    1. Lav
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Williams if you have 4 playing defenders

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        TAA, Lundstram, Holgate, Webster

  6. Lav
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Start 1:

    A. Lundstram - ARS (A)
    B. Holgate - WHU (A)

    Start 2:

    1. Grealish - BHA (A)
    2. Cantwell - BOU (H)
    3. Jimenez - SOU (A)

    1. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      b2 or b3

    2. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Have you seen Ancellottis comments that the defenders will be rotated and Holgate maybe rested this weekend?

  7. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 10 days ago

    A) Aurier to Williams (bench this gw)... Gives me 2ft next week to decide on either Perreira to Robo or bring in Salah.

    B) Aurier, Perreira to Williams, Robo this gw.

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

      Leicester's fixture is good this week and you get more flexibility just doing the one transfer.

    2. Lav
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A

    3. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A with the fkex

  8. Mr. Wizard
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Are people planning to use triple captain GW24 or hold?

    (A) yes, GW24
    (B) hold for future

    1. Lav
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Undecided, but leaning towards hold.

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

      100% using, a double Liverpool gameweek is the perfect time to use it.

    3. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      hold. 2 away fixtures not appealing. atleast 1 should have been at home.

    4. Bushwhacker
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Hold. Low scoring away fixtures in my book.

    5. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Hey guys, team is:

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

      1FT, 0.0 ITB

      Just deciding what to do with Rashford. This has to be the xcuse i was waiting for to do Rash > Ings doesn't it?
      Plus this is the only way i can get Ings to stop scoring 😉

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I'd wait but Rash to ings looks good. Then can easily save next gw.

        1. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Hiya mate, yeah i'd probs like to wait but Rash against pool was hardly ever gonna hail, but an Ings against a tired Wolves side, that could be great 😉
          True though, could easy save next GW as well, cheers.

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Meant wait for presses but ings is rising so yh. Do it 🙂 I'm most likely going with a similar side for DGW and will have 2ft coming out of it which will be v nice for the fixture swing

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Sorted. Yeah, Ole isn't the most informative, and i know he probs wouldn't chance Rash against a feisty Pool, could do him further damage.
              Yep cool, if i do it, i'll save transfer the following week and like yourself will likely have 2FT's comout of out of DGW 😉

              1. Bushwhacker
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Ole is completely unreliable or basically a known liar. Whatever he says about Rashford ignore, if he's remotely fit he'll play.

        2. Lav
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Get INgs and call it a night. Good side.

          1. Zico Senna
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Hey cheers buddy, think it has to be done 😉

        3. kamdaraji
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          I only have seven of your players!

          1. Zico Senna
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Really mate? Would it be 8 if i bring Ings in? Who are your others? 😉

            1. kamdaraji
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              yes if u include Ings my other 7 are Gaz, Mccarthy, Soyuncu, Rico, Salah, Maddison and Jimenez,

              1. kamdaraji
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                *Dendoncker not Maddison

                1. kamdaraji
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Sorry my bad again. Let's do this again. If u include Ings my other 7 are Gaz, Mccarthy, Kelly, Soyuncu, Rico, Salah and Jimenez,

                  1. Zico Senna
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    Haha no probs. Yep some good fringe differences there. having both Ings and Jimi for that clash could actually be great thing, just hope it's lively at both ends 😉

                2. Zico Senna
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Ahh, was gonna say, i have Maddison hehe. Decent enough then. i plan to switch kiko to maybe Williams, and possibly Martial/ Maddison to someone like Sarr or Son down the line should he pick up form.
                  Arghh! Gonna do Rash > Ings now, exciting!

                  1. kamdaraji
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    My team is:

                    Gaz Mccarthy
                    TAA Soy Lund (Rico Kelly)
                    Maddison Salah Mane KDB (Dendoncker)
                    Jimenez Ings Vardy

                    1 FT

                    1. Zico Senna
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      very nice side, hope the double mids fire for ya over DGW. In fine shape to save the free transfer as well.
                      I may very well use some of the left over cash for the rashford sell to do button > McCarthy in preparation for bench boost down the line as well.

                      1. kamdaraji
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Cheers mate. Have managed to build my team value over the season which has helped me to get this squad of players.

      2. AdamJ91
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A) Salah & Ings
        B) Son & Firmino

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

          A

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 10 days ago

            A

        2. Lav
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          A by a country mile.

        3. Dr. Agabuse
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Lol
          Salah Ings.
          Salah Firmino
          Ings Son
          Son Firmino

          in that order

        4. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 10 days ago

          What are you talking about son?

        5. Wild Rover
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Have to say A this week but B could be a huge diff for 24 on.

        6. Yank Revolution
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          A all day playa

      3. Dr. Agabuse
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        What do Pool fans think about Gomez place.
        Is it his place to lose, will he be rotated?
        When are Matip and Lovren back?

        1. Dr. Agabuse
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          *heard already that Matip is in training

        2. Daniel Son
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          His place to lose. Might get the odd rotation. I think he is safe for 24. Matip to start in the cup

          1. Dr. Agabuse
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Yea but if its a transfer waiting to happen, i'll go TAA instead

        3. Regin
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          he is a decent but not nailed & extremely boring option. either u want a CB who have a possibilty to score headers or a full back with a chance to get assists.

        4. Bushwhacker
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Gomez is solid now I think ; I don't think Matip will play outside of cup games. Maybe some rotation in the CL.

        5. Nightf0x
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Ryan (rams)
          Soy lund taa (sidibe simpson)
          Kdb mane madds tarore (martial)
          Vardy dcl maupay

          Which?.
          A) maupay/dcl -4 to ings
          gw24 martial madds/traore -4 to salah grleish-sar/dendo

          B) traore -4 to grelish/sarr/moura
          gw24 martial mads -4 to salah grelish/sar

          C) martial -4 to son
          Gw24 maupay/dcl mads -4 to frmino grelish/sar

          D) none, gw24 martial rams -4 to salah mcarthy/4.0 gk

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

            What's your current preference for these?

            1. Nightf0x
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              primarly i was on D

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

                Sound good, just mixed up your comment history for you 🙂

              2. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Traore may be injured fwiw.

        6. Sturridge Wars
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Anyone think mane will play both games in gameweek 24? Most likely will feature off the bench for one of them

          1. Rhinos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            he'll start both games it's a virtual guarantee

          2. Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Both, he might be missing 7 mins each

          3. Zico Senna
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            I'd say it's more likely for reduced mins if anything rather than a non start.

            1. Bushwhacker
                1 month, 10 days ago

                This. Will come off if the game is won ; likely the same with Salah.

            2. Regin
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              klopp is not pep

          4. Lignja
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Plan was to save this week and do Abraham, Traore, Rico to Ings, Vvd, Hayden -4

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

            Should i do
            A. Rash to Ings now and than Rico to Robertson next week (exact cahs) need Ings before price rice

            B. Rash to Ings this week+ Son to Salah next week

          5. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Aurier to Williams before the price rise and save??

            2FT 0.5itb

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

            1. Dr. Agabuse
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              But Alli o o

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Against Norwich in Gw24 😀 last chance for him

                1. Tsparkes10
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Will have money to switch to Son etc if needs be

          6. Maddamotha
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Jimenez > Ings
            or
            Rico > Holgate?

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Jimi

          7. HD7
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            1 FT, 0.4 ITB

            Kasper
            TAA Lundstram Dunk
            KDB Maddy Salah Mane
            Ings Vardy DCL

            Subs: Button, Rico, Hayden, Kelly

            Rico to Stephens maybe?

          8. Athletic Nasherbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Lascelles or Williams?

            TAA, Lundstram, Holgate, Webster

            1. Regin
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              doesnt matter as other 4 options are all good. lascelles probably

              1. Athletic Nasherbo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Leaning to this too. Nailed and most likely will play in the blanks in 31.

          9. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Rank in order of who you think is the best option folks........
            A- Deeney
            B- DCL
            C- Maupay

            1. Regin
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              take a punt on A

            2. Athletic Nasherbo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              B,C,A- Maupay fixtures though for next 2 look immense

            3. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              A

          10. Regin
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            who is everyone captaining?

            i think i ll stick with vardy against a rubbish burnley side.
            other options are mane or kdb.

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Struggling myself, between Vardy & KDB for me.

              1. kamdaraji
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                captain messi mate

                1. Zico Senna
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Haha! indeed mate 😉

                2. Regin
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  not asking about uefa fantasy. asking about fpl

                  1. kamdaraji
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    KDB

                    1. Regin
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      oh the blond messi.

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

              Vardy unless I take a -4 to get Aguero.

            3. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Vardy.VC on De Bruyne.

            4. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Ingsy vs a tired wolves team

          11. Tsparkes10
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Why does getting rid of Aurier feel wrong lol. Watch him haul in gw24

            1. Regin
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              spurs are crap.

            2. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              We can but roll the dice. I'm getting Doucoure.

            3. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              You'll be watching a different game then

          12. OBAMA
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            am i crazy to do tammy and rash -> ings and DCL?

            Means I can have Salah, Mane, Trent and KDB though

            1. Regin
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              probably not. dont think u r crazy.

            2. Bushwhacker
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Yes. Well depending on Rash's injury outlook . . .DCL's massive 2 pt haul in the last two weeks is a bit concerning . . .

            3. Wag the Drog
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Rashford to Ings for -4?
              Have to do it tonight to be able to get in Salah next week

              1. Peter Ouch
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Do it
                Rash won't get more than 2 points vs pool

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

                I'm doing it tonight for free, not sure I would for a hit

            4. Regin
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              why do people say country mile? 1 mile is 1.6 km but what is a country mile?

              1. kamdaraji
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                means by a distance!

                1. Regin
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  yeah but what is it literally? or just a saying?

                2. Regin
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  google says this

                  The term for a distance longer than anticipated was originally an Essex mile, later changed to country mile. A country mile is a mile but travelling a mile in the country is more of a challenge than a mile in a town because of the terrain

              2. fgdu
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                we had this before i swear. Its because a country mile seems like longer as there are more bends in the road, scenery etc

            5. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Dear FPL market, all I want for GW24 is a Rashford price drop

              1. Peter Ouch
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 10 days ago

                You're quite easy

                1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Giggity

            6. OBAMA
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              What do we think about tammy and rash -> ings and DCL?

              Means I can have Salah, Mane, Trent and KDB though

              1. Yank Revolution
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Do it.

                That group is who I own as well (all 6 players you named).

            7. Tsparkes10
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              For dgw24:

              A) Salah, Stephens, Doucoure, Aurier (-4)

              B) Martial, Robo, Williams, Alli

              1. Gentle_Turks
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                B (presume you have Mane)

            8. In ole we trust
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Hi people, so iv got a problem, iv got 2ft and 0itb, I also have my wildcard what would people suggest I do, I'm thanking ,

              Traore-richarlson
              Alli-trossard

              Guaita
              Taa, vvd, soy, lundstram
              Kdb, alli, traore, salah
              Rashford, vardy

              Bench, Stekelenburg, dendoncker, Greenwood, cathcart

              1. Bushwhacker
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Really depends on Traore and Rash fitness.

              2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 10 days ago

                New page coming soon

              3. Lingard’s Shin Guards
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Rash -> Ings now then gtg?

                Guaita
                TAA Lund Soy
                Mane KDB Maddison Rich
                Vardy (c) Rash Jimenez

                Button Rico Dendo Kelly (1ft 1.8m itb)

                1. Yank Revolution
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Yes