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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. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Well that's, what, 500 "any news on rashford" posts due before the weekend.

    1. pulpy77
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Any news on Rashford?

      1. how now brown cow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        498 to go

  2. rick ding whoop
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Ole mind game's?

  3. LewanGOALski
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Not good - all my ML rivals will go for Rashford -> Ings now... 😐

  4. Polka Wakey O'Dot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Any news on Rashford?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      499 to go

    2. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Has had a full set of Traffic Light flags tonight

      Green
      Amber
      Red

    3. caldracula
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Was on pitch for 15 mins before coming off, not sure what it is exactly but doesn’t look good.

      1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        ....sheesh...try to keep up...

  5. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Lingard on. Utd down to 10 men then.

  6. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Rashford out making Robo in more tempting for this gw

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Surely it opens up the 2nd mid option now?

      1. GloryManUnited
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Mane is the only Mid worth owning

      2. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Didn't have him. Just meant in terms of robo keeping a Cs

    2. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Firmino?

  7. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 13 days ago

    What's happened to Rashford ? Fabianski last week. Rashford this week. So many -4s.... It really is season over it seems

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      If only it were then you might stfu

    2. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Don’t make your moves early then?

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 13 days ago

        ? Had no choice with no keeper

    3. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      You complain more than my wife. You're not the only one suffering. Man up

  8. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Rashford will be fine for Sunday.

    He wouldn’t miss it for the world.

  9. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Trashy fake his injury obviously

    1. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Reading and writing is hard

  10. El Fenomeno R9
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Damn already on -4,Rash injured?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      He was injured before tonight.

      Even more so now, it seems.

  11. kopite65
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Thoughts guys
    Best keeper fior 1 Pope or 2 heaton
    A Ryan
    B McCarthy
    C Henderson ( have Lund)
    D other
    Cheers

  12. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Nice owning you Rashford. Thanks for making me decision for me and making it easy to get that third Liverpool player.

    (Surely can’t keep him now eh?)

  13. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    A or B?

    A) Mane & Digne
    B) Salah & Sidibe/Soyuncu

    Thanks

  14. Zico Senna
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Would you just bench Rash and play Lundstram this GW? Or is this the perfect excuse now to do Rashford > Ings.

    hmmmmm.....

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Surely the latter. I was selling Jimenez for Ings otherwise

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Yeah i reckon so too. At least this way Ings will stop scoring as well once i bring him in.

    2. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Rashford would blank anyway at Anfield. 5-0 incoming

      1. Big Bambora
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        I hope you're right if Salah and Mane share the goals.

        1. Niho992
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          You have both ? I have Salah(C) so i would be happy if they share

          1. Big Bambora
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Yes . Not sure about captaincy though.

            1. Niho992
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 13 days ago

              i dont have KdB. Have Sterling and Vardy but dont fancy them

              1. Big Bambora
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 13 days ago

                I've got KDB and Vardy and very much think that they are big players this GW.

                1. Niho992
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 13 days ago

                  agree for KdB

      2. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Hope so! 😉

    3. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      If you don't already have Ings in we cant help you.

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        True, probably the worst decision i've ever made in FPL not doing Tammy > ings, but how was i to know an ageing made of glass player would do that lol. Now could be the perfect time.

  15. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    What's happened with Rashford? Is he fine?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      His manager subbed him on already being injured.

    2. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Went down injured was on 15 mins before having to be subbed off not looking good I suspect he won’t play vs Burnley but I don’t think he would kiss the Liverpool game for the world...!

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Miss* major fail 🙂

    3. El Presidente
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Injured

    4. TeddiPonza
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Bottomed last page:

      Current team:

      Fabianski Button
      TAA Soy Lundy Kelly Rico
      Salah KdB Martial Grealish Hayden
      Vardy Rash Jimi

      2FT and 1,6m in bank.

      The original plan was to do Martial and Rash to DCL and Mane this week but Fabianski injury is making that decision more difficult. Would you stick with it and play without goalkeeper this week and address Fabianski situation next week or do something else?

      Thanks.

    5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      That Rash injury can’t hurt Liverpool’s chances of another cleanie on Sunday

      1. GARY AND JAMIE
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Do you have any Pool defenders then?

      2. Big Bambora
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Looking that way.

      3. Polka Wakey O'Dot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Those types of games cab have a habit of becoming a bit feisty. Anything could happen.

    6. Big Bambora
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      United fans leaving early to catch their flights home.

    7. jg7u
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I will get one in this week, which one?

      A) Maupay (Better fixtures)
      B) DCL (Better stats)

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        I had same choice and went DCL . Would rather back Ancelotti’s Everton than Brighton

    8. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      No other keeper. For a -4 Fab out for Ryan or McCarthy or just not have a keeper? How did I get myself into these situations?

      1. Throwback
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Ryan decent fixtures + likely CS with villa on the weeknd

    9. HurriKane
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Rashford has suffered inevitable back injury from carrying man united on his own the whole season.

    10. Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      No doubt OGS will be his usual helpful self with the Rashford injury update, at his presser.

    11. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Traore limping

    12. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Spread over 2GW, for the double to give me Salah Mane Trent, how does this sound? Leaves a bit ITB.

      Rashford Jimenez Maddison —> Ings DCL/Maupay Salah

      First move to be done this week. Team linked 🙂

    13. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Greenwood start against Burnley next week then if Rashford is out injured.

      1. Syd.
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        A lot of if's but most likely if that was the case

      2. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Is he out for that long?

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Shane long?

    14. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Traore subbed

    15. tempest
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      What do I do?

      I’ve got Fabianski (McGovern at 4m too) in goal and no FT and no money.

      Do I leave him there and hope he’s back in a week or change for a -4?

    16. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Actually makes my life easier. Rashford > Ings is a no brainer, also helps fund Mane 🙂

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        indeed

        1. Niho992
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          didnt you say you want to save Rashy for Burnley ? He would blank vs Liverpool anyway

    17. joeyc_3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Think I’ve finally decided I’m going double Liverpool defence for 24. My question is do I do

      Abraham > Ings this week or next week to fund Kelly > Robertson?

    18. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Flag for Traore.

      He finally gets something for his owners!