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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. Oggle22
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Was Moura subbed on 61mins last night through injury ppor performance or just subbed? Cheers

    1. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Just subbed. Spurs 2-0 up and comfortable at the time.

    2. Dynamic Duos
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      He played well mate and got praised alot for his performance, he had his minutes managed, no injury, I've bought him last night

  2. FPL Pillars
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Jiménez in danger of benching if he’s on until the end of the game?

    Might be extra time yet 😮

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Nah.

      He’s used to the midweek Europa games & recovering for the weekend.

      1. FPL Pillars
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Not that long rest. Sort of want extra time and pens so I can start Cantwell and Grealish.

    2. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      In the beginning of this year all his attacking returns were after a el game

      1. FPL Pillars
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Southampton been good defensively recently too, anyway will access once game is over and pressers etc.

  3. Dynamic Duos
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Williams really attacking minded isn't he

    1. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I’m going to bring him for Rico in for 24 I think and bench Lundstrum against City.

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Good move

  4. Catastrophe
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    1 FT, 1.1 ITB. Help greatly appreciated!

    Ryan
    TAA, Holgate, Lundstram
    Salah, Mane, KDB, Cantwell
    Vardy, Ings, Rashford

    (Woodman, Traore, Kelly, Simpson)

    A) Traore -> Sarr (bench Cantwell)
    B) Traore -> Grealish (start Cantwell)
    C) Something Else
    D) Save FT

    Currently on A.

    Cheers!

    1. svg53
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Save FT...team is gtg imo.

  5. M00N
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Who to take out for Ings and should I do it this week or next?

    1.Tammy
    2.Jimenez

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      2

      1. M00N
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Both fixtures turn rough soon, but my only worry is Jimenez likes to score against the big teams, and don’t think Tammy has scored any yet?

    2. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      2

    3. JoeSoap
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Jimmy though fixtures for both aren't good

      1. M00N
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Jimmy better in the tough fixtures though. was taking out Tammy all week but now I’m unsure.

  6. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    80m for a wardrobe

  7. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Williams getting good at going down.

  8. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Williams and James are really great divers

  9. JamieNumber4
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Williams is going to end up with a worse reputation than Dan James at this rate

  10. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Is Stephens nailed for saints?
    Looking at Rico to Stephens or Williams
    Otherwise Traore to Dendoncker to free up funds...

  11. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Williams has Neto in his pocket

  12. JoeSoap
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Any thoughts on transfers to get 2 more pool players for DGW?

    Have 2FTs & 1.2 in bank. Will probably take 4 transfers.

    McCarthy
    Aurier, Soyu, Lundy
    Salah, Martial, KDB, Maddy
    Vardy, Rashford, Jimmy
    Gazza, Rico, Dendo, Kelly

  13. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    How does this WC look AFTER the DGW?

    McCarthy
    TAA | Robbo | Digne* | Lundstram
    Mane* | KdB | Son | Martial
    Vardy | Ings

    Martin | Cantwell | Greenwood | Williams/Hanley

    0ITB

    *Could be Soyuncu/Sidibe & Salah

    Thanks

    1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      The reason it's after is I currently have both Salah & Mane and want to keep them both for the DGW.

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Decent

      Why waste 0.1 on Martin though?

      (Contemplating the double switch in 25 to get Son Robbo from Mo. That would get us close to identical - albeit I’d have a luxury 5th mid)

      1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Cheers, I've had Martin a while, bought at 4.0.

  14. jorgenoj
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Rico to Williams?

    1. JoeSoap
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Y Rico needs to go

  15. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Rashford coming on

  16. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    (C)antwell?

    1. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Considering it.

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Between him and Vardy for me!

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No brainer.

    3. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Surely not!

    4. Rash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Considering bringing him in

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Maybe captaining is slightly far stretched?

    5. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Do you really see Cantwell as the highest scorer in your team this week?

  17. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Got Soy at 4.5. Just gonna keep him all season and guaranteed starts for the doubles

    1. JoeSoap
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Thinking of getting rid

      1. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        That's fair too. Evans seems to be the one to get now, if any. Not sure I want to use a transfer on him though. Might ditch if I WC

    2. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Do Leicester have any guaranteed doubles atm ?

      1. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        No, but if they do...

  18. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Ole turns to the injured man.

  19. JohnRoss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    So....for GW24 who are YOU captaining?

    (a) Salah or Mane
    (b) Using TC card?

    1. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Son

    2. lindeg
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      mane, no

    3. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A, Mane

  20. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Greenwood spotted

    Englands future secured

  21. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    This article isn't pretty reading for the Leicester triple up... had maddison since gw9 but he now has had 8 blanks in 11.

    Time to switch?

    1. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No, not this week anyways. Would see how they fare against Burnley first.

  22. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Chilwell has been a garbage pick. Another seriously underperforming pick in my team this season. Selling for Gomez ahead of the DGW for sure

    1. Goro Majima
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yeah, I thought he might be worth the extra money over Soy but definitely hasn't been. Will also be getting rid in a couple of weeks.

  23. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Easy to see why AWB didn’t make it as a winger.

    1. lindeg
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      best defensive full back in the league, worst attacking fullback in the league

  24. Van La Parranormal
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Reports suggest Watford will have to play Tranmere on Thursday 23rd before a potential fourth-round tie against either Wolves or Manchester United on Sunday 26th, equating to four games in just nine days. Does this make their assets less appealing to you due to roration? If not who is the one you have on your team or looking to bring in?

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      They'll play reserves against Tranmere

    2. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      11 changes for the cup game.

    3. Van La Parranormal
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      With a potential cup game vs utd and the 3-3 on their minds im sure they won't put 11 reserves..

  25. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Armpit?

  26. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Classic Liverpool

  27. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Mata is essential

  28. FPL Pillars
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    What’s the Mata

  29. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Ole knows!

    4 More Years.

  30. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Time to remove that Rashford flag

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Trashford Blag

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      He’s off injured...