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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. Saro0808
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Help Needed...!!!!

    Ryan
    Soyu Holgate Rico
    Salah Mane Kbd Maddi
    Vardy Rashford Ings
    Bench : Button Cantwell Lund Baldock
    Bank :0.2m 2ft

    A)Rashford & Rico to Maupay/Dcl & Taa
    B)Rashford,Soyu & Maddi to Maupay/Dcl,Taa/Robbo,Richarlson
    C)Cantwell & Soyu to Dendo & Gomez (not sure he will play,matip is back in the training)
    Any other Suggestions are welcome..!!!!

    1. vityovics
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      A

      1. Saro0808
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        who would you rather have?
        A)maddi
        B)richarlson

        1. Mr G
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Rich

  2. Come on you Kante
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Is there a chance Jesus could be sold in January or summer?

    1. Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      None imo.

    2. Devo-McDuff
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Zero in Jan, slim in summer.

  3. Reinhold
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Guys, could I ask you if you would wildcard this lot?

    Fabianski (out) / Martin (prob not playing)

    Dunk / Kolasinac (out) / Doherty / Rico / Lundstram

    Salah / Martial / Sarr / KDB / Fleck

    Rashford (out) / Vardy / Ings

    Got one FT

    1. Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Wait for more news.

    2. chaser123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Rico also probably not playing?

      1. Reinhold
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        True. Defence still not the aaaabsolute worst this week though

        Doherty (sou) - Lundstram (ars) - Dunk (AVL)

  4. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Which one of Vardy or Rashford would you sell for Firmino
    If Leicester get past Villa in the cup, Firmino would have 6 games from 24-28 whilst Vardy 4...

    1. Moose™
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Firmino not a rotation risk? Origi might have some minutes?

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        I do agree especially the saints game straight after the double which is short turnaround

      2. Regin
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        firmino is not rotation risk but vardy def better option

  5. Moose™
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Bottomed.

    Lads, which is the best plan going forward?

    Ryan (Button)

    TAA Soyuncu Lundy (Stephens) (Simpson)

    Mane KdB Alli Grealish (Cantwell)

    Vardy Rashy Tammy

    A. Alli Tammy Vardy >>> Son Ings Firmino (-4)

    B. Soy Alli Grealish Tammy >>> BWilliams Salah Hayden Ings (-8)

    C. Soy Alli Tammy >>> Robbo Martial Deeney (-4)

    D. Soy Rashy >>> Lascelles/Cathcart Firmino

    Appreciate any inputs. Thanks a lot.

    1. BuYaKasha
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Just no

      1. Moose™
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Whyy

    2. Mooster
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Hello we meet again!:)

      1. Big Bambora
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Champagne and a room ?

      2. Moose™
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Hi there quarter brother!

    3. Moose™
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Could not decide what is the best moves for my team.. Need help here.. Thanks..

    4. Karhumies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Tammy to Ings, any defender to Gomez. Keep Rashford. Alli to Richarlison later if possible.

      1. Moose™
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        All of the moves can be done next GW?

        Tammy has Newcastle next.

  6. Shark Team
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Play Lundstram this week?( Considering auba's red card plus the fact that he is gonna be benched by millions of ppl)

    My other options to play are
    Aurier and Rico.

    What to do?
    Thanks

    1. Moose™
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I played Stephens ahead of him.

  7. Maddamotha
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Which one, if any?

    A) Guaita > McCarty/Ryan
    B) Targett/Rico> Holgate/Williams
    C) Jimenez > Ings

    1. Rhodes your boat
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I did C

  8. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    On a WC - anything that should be changed?

    McCarthy (Foster)
    Taa Gomez Dunk (Lunds Williams)
    Mane KDB Rich Grealish (Dendo)
    Vardy Ings (A)guero

    1. kamdaraji
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Just your t-shirt if it's sweaty

    2. Wag the Drog
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Do you have a plan for when Kun starts getting rotated?

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Figure City are chasing and he's their best striker - he plays like he did at the beginning of the season

        That said when Rash returns - he's a perfect option and Gomez can then become Robbo

    3. Reinhold
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Gomez -> some decent defender

      Vardy -> Firmino

      Thank me come gw25

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Yeah I like Firmino as an option for the double but it could easily be a disaster too

        Gomez is a good defender, just lacks the ceiling of say robbo or vvd. That said over the last 6 he has outscored them.

    4. vityovics
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Wow g2g

    5. Reiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Strong squad there... good luck mate!

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks man, GL to you too!

  9. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Rashford is one of United's top ballers and he will always give 100% , therefore he stays in my team no matter what the injury duration

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      You'll keep him if he's out for the remainder of the season?

      1. vityovics
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        You dont understand love

      2. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Yes because I'm not believing anything ole says

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Very wise!

  10. Mr G
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Triple pool with double attack locked in ✅

    1 FT...

    A) Traoré > Maddo (0.1 off Rich

    1. Mr G
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 17 days ago

      ffs post cut off?!

      1 FT...

      A) Traoré > Maddo (0.1 off Rich 0.1 off Rich but not worth burning 4 to shoe in)

      B) save & play Cantwell (bench Traoré)

      First to 3 wins!

      Cheers all

      1. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Definitely play Cantwell. I'd play him over anyone you can bring in at that price when he's up against Bournemouth

  11. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Arsenal appealed the auba red card and failed?! Surprised they even bothered trying

    1. kamdaraji
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      they thought it was worthy of a pink card not a red

      1. Big Bambora
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        What's a pink card ?

        1. Mooster
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          It’s the same as an orange card

  12. Clever Cloggins Mrs Goggins
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    I never do transfers early but really want to do Fabianski to McCarthy before he rises

    Do you reckon it's safe to do it now or should I just wait until the Friday pressers?

    1. vityovics
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I did it

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      safe

  13. Wag the Drog
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    a) Rash, Maddison -> Ings, Salah (-4)
    b) Rico -> Robertson free

    Have Mane, TAA already.
    Other Strikers: Tammy, Vardy

    1. vityovics
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      B

    2. mcginnntonic
      2 months, 17 days ago

      rash-ings today
      madds-salah next week

      1. Wag the Drog
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        That's actually what I'd be doing.

      2. Wag the Drog
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        so it would be a hit to bring in Ings this week

        1. mcginnntonic
          2 months, 17 days ago

          hmm wait for rash pressers, don’t think that’s worth taking the 4

  14. vityovics
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Correct (bench) order?
    1) Lunds (ars)
    2) Greenw (liv)
    3) Connollly (AVL)

    1. Wag the Drog
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      132 for me

    2. mcginnntonic
      2 months, 17 days ago

      if rash is out maybe start greenwood

  15. Daghe Munegu
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    I have 1 ft and 0.1 itb. Would you save this lot?

    Pope
    TAA Robertson Sidibé
    Salah KDB Martial Grealish
    Vardy Ings Abraham

    Button Cantwell Rico Reid

    1. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Save. Help below pls.

  16. Jurgen Flopp
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Hudson Odoi worth a punt?

    1. kamdaraji
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      yeah why not

    2. vityovics
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Y

    3. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      No.

    4. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      1-week punt

    5. Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Best straight swap for Traore , if he is out.

  17. DMP
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    For -4, Rico and Traore to Cantwell and TAA?

    Ryan
    Lunds Soy Kiko
    Salah Mane Kdb Mads
    Vardy Ings Maupay
    ——————————
    Traore Kelly Rico

    1. vityovics
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Yes

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Love the transfer but hate the hit..!

        Up to you it could truly pay off..!

        1. DMP
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          0,1 short of a straight swap of Rico to Robbo. :/

  18. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Thoughts?- just save or any transfers needed?

    Guiata

    Sidibe Taa Soyuncu

    Kdb salah mane Richarlison cantwell (C)

    Ings vardy

    Bench:Button,Lundstram,Hanley,Greenwood

    0 ITB 1 FT

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      By the way Cantwell is no longer my captain it is Vardy!

    2. vityovics
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      g2g

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks!

    3. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Gtg. Help above pls.

  19. kamdaraji
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Williams nailed?

    1. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I don't think he is yet but he really should be.

      1. kamdaraji
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        can't get him then even though he is 4m

        1. kamdaraji
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Shaw might take his place when fit

        2. SHOOTER MCGINN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Worth the risk at 4m IMO

      2. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        This

      3. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        He 100% should be but I think think he is (yet!)

        1. Tony Martial
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Don’t*

  20. gooner_112233445566
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Planning on selling traore this week with my 1 ft. Got 8mil for midfielder..

    A) anderson (so gave him for double gameweek)
    B) martial
    C) Maddison
    D) keep traore and save ft

    1. gooner_112233445566
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 17 days ago

      E) other options

    2. Mr G
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Same situation... 0.1 off Rich grrrr

      Tempted by Maddison for short term but would rather bench Traoré, save transfer and do a double move to get Rich (slight upgrade IMO) next week!

  21. FPL Kakarot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    If Rash is out a few weeks then there is definitely scope to fit in Mane and Salah with Greenwood as a starter in our teams

    1. Moose™
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Based on recents comments by Ole, I do not expect Greenwood will start most of the matches..

      1. TLF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        What did he say ?

        1. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Hoping Rashford to be ready for next match. Yet, notice, hoping.

  22. Captain Beefheart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Bench Cantwell or Madison?

    1. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Cantwell for me

      1. Captain Beefheart
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Yes I usually bench cheaper option but Cantwell home against BOU got me thinking twice, cheers

    2. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Maddison.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Yes, Cantwell more like to score (source: bookies)

  23. jia you jia you
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Rashford + Trossard to Maupay + Mahrez seems sensible on WC all of a sudden?

  24. Hits from the Bong
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Everything ok here? Cheers

    McCarthy
    TAA Sidibe Lundstram
    Salah Mane KDB Maddison
    Vardy(c) Ings DCL

    Button Cantwell Rico Kelly

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Just the cap needs switching to KDB

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Going with Vardy too

        Burnley have been dreadful of late and Palace may just sit back..

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 17 days ago

          I think that suits city at the Etihad - they just build pressure and sneak through. Best form of defence against city is attacking but I don't see Palace giving them any trouble

      2. Hits from the Bong
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        I was happy with my KDB captain points last week but think I‘ll quit while I’m ahead, hate having to depend on Pep

  25. kamdaraji
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Air crash investigation is such a cool programme

    1. Regin
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      yeah have the new episodes aired? I am a major fan of ACI.

  26. SB007
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    RMT

    McCarthy

    TAA. Holgate Lundstram

    Mane. KDB. Mahrez. Cantwell.

    Aguero. Vardy. Ings.

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Good.too much City but could pay off..

      Good luck!

      1. SB007
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Salah and Rashford coming in next.

  27. chaser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    If Ramsdale plays, who scores more over next three:
    1) Ramsdale
    2) McCarthy

    1. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      2 Easy

    2. Regin
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      bournemouth suck. Period

  28. ooooo
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Rashford + Martial to Ings + Salah for free?
    Would still have Traore and Jiminez double up.

  29. Cech's Magic Hat
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    If I already have vardy and ings, who is best replacement for rashford?

    1. Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I'm probably going for Laca.

    2. Karhumies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Deeney or Jesus IMO

      1. Karhumies
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        or Firmino

    3. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      looking at Firmino myself one of Rashford or Vardy to make way

    4. Regin
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      def get firmino short term, then reassess

  30. Shark Team
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Who to play?

    A)Aurier WAT(A)

    B)Lundstram ARS(A)

    C)Rico NOR(A)

    Thanks

    1. Karhumies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      B