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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. andy85wsm
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Rashford and Traore owner! Oops...

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Oof. 2FT?

      1. andy85wsm
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        No free transfers - already made a move 😉

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 20 days ago

          Fabs or Button to McCarthy?

    2. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      A few WC's being activated

    3. jaguar shark
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      What’s the news?

      1. Relaxing
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        both subbed injured

        1. jaguar shark
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 20 days ago

          Ugh. WC trigger may be right...

          1. Relaxing
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 20 days ago

            Seeing below that Traore's might just be cramp

            1. Jarvish Scott Talent
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 20 days ago

              You put too many m's in cramp

          2. StayoutheSpiceZone
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 20 days ago

            Traore will be fine. Rashford I don’t think so

    4. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Firmino and Noble it is then.

      Should get that -8 back in GW24

  2. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 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! 🙂

  3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    I thought to myself when Auba got the red that Lacazette had possibly became kind of intriguing for 3 games as the attacking focal point...

    With Rashford’s potential injury (if it’s for more than a week or two) even more so at that price point

    But Laca doesn’t half like a good run of four consecutive starts without a goal does he?

    Is he due... or is he done...

    1. Dannyb
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Think I'd rather punt on Martinelli tbh.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        This

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        I’m more in the wait & see space tbh

        Rashford is absolute FPL gold, well worth giving him benefit of the doubt until (or unless!) ,we get some certainty

  4. tempest
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Bottomed...

    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?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      See if we get any news. If out or likely out for longer, sell even for the hit

      1. tempest
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Looks like one week, maybe 2... out?

  5. KingOllie
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Deulofeu a good rashford replacement? Or is he a trap

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      I wouldn’t. Maupay maybe

      1. KingOllie
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Need someone cheap to get Salah, DCL also in the mix

  6. Johnny Drama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    How can everyone suddenly know everything about Rashford’s future? He may be fine for the weekend, but it sounds like you KNOW he will be out for the rest of the season. Calm down and wait for what Ole has to say about it.

    Sheeeesh...

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Dont you come around here spouting that common sense rubbish.

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Rashford might never play again.

    3. JamieNumber4
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 20 days ago

      ‘Out for the rest of the season’? How do you know he will be back in time for next season?

    4. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Ole isn't the most informative though is he

      1. Monkey Hanger
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Exactly.

      2. GloryManUnited
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Hes braindead

    5. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Perfectly said

      "VICTORYYYYYYYYYY"

  7. Dannyb
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Rashford and Traore to
    A - Mahrez and DCL
    B - Mahrez and Ings
    C - Richarlison and Ings

    1. Boberella
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      C

  8. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Wolves away to Utd again in GW25

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Mata bandwagon

    2. JamieNumber4
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 20 days ago

      I can’t wait. What a spectacle this has been. I’ll be telling my grandkids about this match

  9. aborg
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    With Rashford out will Martial be on penalties?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Likely

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Mata?

    3. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      But he's not out?

      1. FPL Pillars
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Not yet, the darker shade of flag is coming soon

  10. AMP
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    hi all

    Rashford to

    A. Aguero
    B. Ings

    Pls ...

    1. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      I own both

  11. Make America Greta Again
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Annoying OGS brought on Rashford, needed more rest time in general.

    1. Kun Tozser
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      long as he's fit and ready for Burnley 🙂

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Highlights even more his level of incompetence.

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        I agree with Rainer

      2. GloryManUnited
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Facts

  12. GloryManUnited
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Cramp for Traore, clearly.

    Rash is another story.

    1. StayoutheSpiceZone
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Agreed. Traore was coming off anyway

      1. GloryManUnited
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Yup.

  13. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 20 days ago

    I hate FPL I can't stand it !!!

    1. Mince n Tatties
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      It was so good before December...

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        It's been torrid all season

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      zzz

    3. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      On your bike then son

      1. GARY AND JAMIE
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Attention seekers dont do that

  14. JRO093
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Bench one;

    1. Martial (liv)
    2. Jimenez (sou)
    3. Cantwell (BOU)

    ??

  15. Vlad Tepes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    What happend to Rashford?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Back injury back again.

      1. Vlad Tepes
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Oh the same injury from when he left vs NOR?

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 20 days ago

          Seemed so, holding the same spot.

  16. Steirish
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Going double liverpool at the back, if you had to pick one of Salah or mane as the 3rd which would you get?

    1. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Mane and it isn't close

    2. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Mane all day

    3. JohnBlack
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Salah allday

    4. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Salah

  17. Daniel S.
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    I dont get it. Why force Rashford? Obviously he wasn't fully fit. Just rest him. Simple as that.

    If he is out DCL or Maupay are best replacements for Ings owners

    1. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Deolefeu for me if so

  18. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Vinagre hammy

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      With Ham? Ew
      Prefer Vinegar with Chips

  19. Freddiebell
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Play Rico or Lund ?

    1. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Rico might it start

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        *it = not

        1. Freddiebell
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 20 days ago

          I think he will after Leicester's poor performance he back against Watford at home

  20. Daniel S.
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    My season was going great since I got Rashford.... I dont want to be forced to sell him !!!!

    1. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      I'm not going to sell Rashford yet. I'll wait for news and see how bad the injury really is.

      1. Scott Talent
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        OGS tells porkies so can't in any way be relied upon in a presser.

  21. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Well rasher injury makes my double United out move easier.

    1. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      surely not getting rid of Martial until after burnley?

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Look at who’s creating his chances

        1. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 20 days ago

          so if one or the other is out it's worth getting rid of both?

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 20 days ago

            That’s what happened with martial out and I think Rashford out is nearly as important

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              4 months, 20 days ago

              hard to not agree mate

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Double pool defence or attack?

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Can’t ignore mane any longer

  22. Bob_the_builder
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    On the bright side, made it easier to accommodate Lundstarm in the line-up. Rashford was unlikely to do much against Pool anyway 😛 .

  23. GARY AND JAMIE
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Mark knows he has 3 Wolves

  24. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Wolves knackered... Good for Ings.

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Excellent. New (likely) owner here. Injury finally incoming.

  25. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    A)Rashford Maddison Jimenez to Ings Salah Maupay/DCL (-4)
    B)Rashford Rico to Ings Robbo + 0.7 ITB

    Team linked 🙂 thanks! Will likely be TC Mane either way

    1. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      B 100%

  26. Do I Not Like Orange
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Who to bring in for Traore (if injured) up to a maximum of 7.7? Back to Grealish?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      DSilva if you want a punt. Or Sarr and save some cash.

    2. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      It was a cramp but I

      1. GloryManUnited
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Was already planning to get him out anyway. I fancy CHO actually for a few weeks myself

  27. GloryManUnited
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Everyone get Rash out this second. Very, very important before his price drops

    1. reeceon
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      -45%

  28. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Should we sell Jimi , surely this will have takeb its toll. Swap for Deulofeu maybe?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      I was gonna do him to Ings but now Rashford injures gotta be the Manc out instead.

      Would you take a hit for Jimenez to DCL/Maupay? I’m not sold on Deulo, very hot or cold

      1. Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 20 days ago

        Have Ings, so would probably be DCL for me. A bit sidewsys maybe

  29. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Bench one- (If makes difference also have Richarlison). On A in “bus” team

    A DCL (bur)
    B Cantwell (BOU)
    C Grealish (BHA)

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Bench cantwell

  30. Would Ed Woodward
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 20 days ago

    Williams was excellent again tonight, here's something to read for anyone considering getting him.

    https://www.football365.com/news/brandon-williams-luke-shaw-man-utd

    1. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 20 days ago

      He was excellent

      Had Neto in his pocket all game

    2. Riverside Red
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 20 days ago

      Will be a great option for the second half of the season...good article