Scout Squad

The Scout Squad picks for FPL Gameweek 23

The Scout Squad panelists present their Fantasy Premier League squads for Gameweek 23.

In this recurring article, our four regulars – editorial staff Paul, David and Neale plus community manager Geoff – each proposes an 18-man squad of Fantasy assets for the coming weekend and explain their notable inclusions/omissions below.

The 72 nominations listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £85m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the deadline at 11:30 GMT on Saturday.

There are requirements for at least one sub-£5.0m goalkeeper, at least one defender under £5.0m, at least one midfielder priced £6.5m or below and at least one forward priced at £7.5m or lower.

Each panelist is restricted to no more than three players from the same team, as is the case in FPL.

We will again be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks, with details of that revealed on Friday.


 DavidNealePaulGeoff
GKBernd LenoKasper SchmeichelMathew RyanMathew Ryan
 Alex McCarthyTim KrulBernd LenoKasper Schmeichel
 Kepa ArrizabalagaBen FosterKasper Schmeichel Kepa Arrizabalaga
DFReece JamesTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-Arnold
 Trent Alexander-ArnoldBenjamin MendyBenjamin MendyMatt Doherty
 David LuizLewis DunkLewis DunkRicardo Pereira
 Mason HolgateDavid LuizReece JamesSerge Aurier
 Jack StephensCesar AzpilicuetaSead KolasinacReece James
MFRicharlisonKevin De BruyneKevin De BruyneKevin De Bruyne
 Sadio ManeMohamed SalahMohamed SalahSon Heung-min
 Kevin De BruyneIsmaila SarrRiyad MahrezTodd Cantwell
 Leandro TrossardEmiliano BuendiaRicharlisonRicharlison
 Todd CantwellCallum Hudson-OdoiAlireza JahanbakhshJack Grealish
FWDominic Calvert-LewinSergio AgueroDanny IngsSergio Aguero
 Jamie VardyDanny IngsJamie VardyTammy Abraham
 Tammy AbrahamJamie VardyTeemu PukkiJamie Vardy
 Danny IngsTammy AbrahamTroy DeeneyTeemu Pukki
 Troy DeeneyNeal MaupaySebastien HallerCallum Wilson

Most popular picks:  Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kevin De Bruyne, Jamie Vardy (four), Kasper Schmeichel, Reece James, Richarlison, Tammy Abraham, Danny Ings (three).

DAVID SAID…

Recent improvements at the back for Arsenal and Southampton has led me to believe both clubs have decent clean sheet potential in Gameweek 23.

Bernd Leno and David Luiz face a Sheffield United attack inside the Premier League’s bottom three for shots on target over the last four, while the Saints back-line has been bettered only by Liverpool during that time.

That’s why budget options Alex McCarthy and Jack Stephens make it into my Scout Squad selection, each one capable of saving Fantasy managers money either in goal or defence ahead of an anticipated Double Gameweek 24 splash-out.

Chelsea travel to a Newcastle side that continually struggles in front of goal, only Norwich and Bournemouth registering fewer big chances than the Magpies since Gameweek 19.

With Steve Bruce’s men also in the Premier League’s bottom two for big chances conceded during that period, I think the attacking potential of Reece James and Tammy Abraham is very attractive indeed.

I can’t see too many goals at Anfield on Sunday afternoon considering Liverpool and Manchester United’s recent defensive showings.

For that reason, I’ve included Trent Alexander-Arnold in my selection although Sadio Mané is the man I believe to be the most likely to puncture Manchester United’s defence.

Considering West Ham’s ongoing defensive problems, and an injury to Lukasz Fabianski, I’m backing an Everton triple-up for Gameweek 23, centred around Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

The two players are forming a very productive strike partnership under Carlo Ancelotti, each registering three attacking returns in the four matches since the Italian took over at Everton.

I think this could be the week that Jamie Vardy returns to the form we were enjoying several weeks ago.

He might have gone shotless against Southampton, but he will be facing a much more obliging defence in Gameweek 23 at Burnley.

Over the last four Gameweeks, the Clarets have conceded ten big chances, the fifth-worst in the Premier League.

NEALE SAID…

Pep Guardiola is one of the few head coaches who would have the temerity to bench a player who scored a hat-trick in his previous match but that is a possibility at the Etihad this weekend, such is the Manchester City manager’s unpredictable nature.

That caveat notwithstanding, Sergio Aguero (along with Kevin De Bruyne) gets the nod again in my Scout Squad picks after last week’s nomination – although I’m not expecting him to come close to matching Gameweek 22’s haul, with Crystal Palace an altogether tougher nut to crack.

Rotation is also a possibility with Benjamin Mendy, too, but should he start at left-back – as he has done in five of City’s last six league matches – then there is the potential for returns at both ends of the pitch.

Mendy is top among defenders for chances created over the last six Gameweeks, while the Eagles have scored the joint-fewest number of goals in the Premier League this season.

Bournemouth are one of the teams level with Palace for that statistic and have found the back of the net on just seven occasions in the last 15 Gameweeks, so there is a rare place for Tim Krul as one of my three goalkeepers.

Teammate Emiliano Buendia is also selected for Norwich City’s plum home fixture against the out-of-sorts Cherries, having created a remarkable 33 chances over the last seven Gameweeks: that’s a dozen more than Kevin De Bruyne has managed in that time.

Aston Villa and Newcastle United’s continuing vulnerability to crosses and dead-ball deliveries plays into my thinking regarding Brighton and Hove Albion and Chelsea assets.

Lewis Dunk is a constant threat in the air for the Seagulls and has had more headed attempts from set plays than any of his teammates in 2019/20.

Tammy Abraham is joint-top among forwards for headed chances over the last six Gameweeks, meanwhile, and I noticed Callum Hudson-Odoi was on corner-taking duty in Gameweek 22 – the young winger could also find joy down Newcastle’s right from open play, with the Magpies having conceded the highest number of crosses from that wing in 2019/20.

A word on Leicester City, too, whose players are being sold in their droves ahead of Gameweek 23.

Burnley, the Foxes’ opponents this weekend, have shipped eight goals and scored just one in a point-less run over the last four Gameweeks.

Looking at 2019/20 overall, the Clarets have conceded at least two goals in all seven of their meetings with the current top six – so Jamie Vardy remains entrenched in my Scout Squad picks and indeed my own FPL team.

PAUL SAID…

I’m advocating a triple-up on Man City at home to Palace in Gameweek 23, with Pep Guardiola’s men offering strong options in defence and attack.

Benjamin Mendy is one of my differentials this week.

Owned by a mere 1% of squads, the Frenchman has supplied 11 key passes in the last six Gameweeks – more than any defender and second only to Kevin De Bruyne’s 16 for City.

A trip to Newcastle hands Reece James the chance to build on last weekend’s 11-point haul against Burnley.

The Chelsea right-back has started each of the last two league matches and his numbers underline his all-round attacking potential.

James’ five shots on goal in that period were more than any other defender, while his total of four chances created sits just one off the summit at the back.

Yet he can be found in just 0.4% of squads ahead of his clash with the Magpies.

Backing the Brighton attack at home to Aston Villa seems a sensible move and Alireza Jahanbakhsh offers the perfect differential.

Sitting in just 0.1% of squads, the Iranian has scored against Bournemouth and Chelsea in each of the Seagulls’ last two at the Amex Stadium.

Jahanbakhsh has produced eight shots and five shots in the box in the last three Gameweeks – both are more than any team-mate.

The aerial impact of Sebastien Haller (2.4% owned) could prove decisive for West Ham against Everton.

The Frenchman has won 28 headed duels in the last two Gameweeks since David Moyes took charge, more than any other player in FPL.

Everton, meanwhile, have conceded 13 headers in Carlo Ancelotti’s four matches in charge, the joint-worst record in the league.

Expect plenty of crosses from Moyes’ men, then, with Haller making a late charge for our consideration ahead of the Hammers’ Double Gameweek 24.

GEOFF SAID…

If Brighton can keep Jack Grealish quiet they will have a good shot at a clean sheet, so I look to Mat Ryan as my first goalkeeper selection.

Kasper Schmeichel will hope to shut out Burnley, though the Leicester defence has looked suspect in recent weeks, and Kepa Arrizabalaga travels to Newcastle to play a somewhat in-form Miguel Almiron.

I see very few clean sheets this weekend and can make an argument for any team conceding. Manchester City look one of the stronger bets, but I’ll look to attacking potential in my defensive picks this week. Trent Alexander-Arnold is, therefore, my first pick, with Matt Doherty, Ricardo Pereira and Serge Aurier taking spots two through four, and Reece James occupying fifth position.

After scoring six in Gameweek 22, I lean on Manchester City’s attacking assets, starting with Kevin De Bruyne. While this is partly due to what I see as some security of starts, he also has the ability to pour it on and is central to what City do going forward.

Elsewhere, Jose Mourinho and Spurs need to find some form and, without Harry Kane, Son Heung-min looks poised to be a central figure for them.

Todd Cantwell tops the ‘value’ chart for all players in Gameweek 22 in our Rate My Team tool and is high in my thinking this week, while Richarlison and Jack Grealish also have promising away fixtures.

Up front, I’m counting on another start and strong performance from Sergio Aguero, while Tammy Abraham is beginning to find form, with a strong fixture before they become more difficult from Gameweek 24.

Jamie Vardy will force his way into my picks again and until he stops returning he’ll likely retain his spot every week.

Teemu Pukki should be fit enough to start against Bournemouth, and I look to a very out-of-form striker for my possibly surprising fifth pick: Callum Wilson.

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

Each week, one of the Fantasy Football Scout community takes on the Scout Picks by pitting their chosen XI against ours.

The community member who beats our picks by the biggest margin over the campaign will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Moderators and Contributors League for the following season.

Last week, Pep Pig lost 64-72 to the Scout Picks.

Irfansheikh and AK’s 17-point winning margins from Gameweek 6 and 10 remain the current targets to beat.

Our Scout Picks article on Friday will have further details on who is representing the community this week.

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946 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nespinha
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    2FT -- 2.3ITB
    Was thinking of getting Aguero in, but with Rashfords injury...

    A) Rashford --- Firmino (3rd pool player)
    B) Kiko --- Gomez (3rd pool player) + keep Rashford
    C) Kiko --- Gomez (3rd pool player) + transfer Rashford out (have Vardy and Maupay)

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      probably A from those. Though C with Ings tempts

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

      who's your attacking sub if you kept/benched Rashford?

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

        rest of the team is

        foster, button
        robbo, lundstram, sidibe, kiko, kelly
        salah, kdb, grealish, sarr, dendoncker,
        vardy, maupay

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

          probably C with Ings in that case.. not a massive fan of Gomez as a 3rd Pool but I think it makes sense for your team

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

        Cantwell

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

      C with Ings to come in and hopefully you can get VVD or Robbo

  2. FirMinaMiMo
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Gazz 4.0
      Sais holgate soy lund kelly
      Kdb salah ozil kovacic traore
      Vardy rash kun

      2 ft left 0 value in bank ???

      Any thoughts?

      1. FirMinaMiMo
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Any thoughts for my defence improvements??? 🙂

          1. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Get TAA

        • markloe
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Rashford + Saiss -> Ings + Liverpool defender?

        • Viorio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Get rid of Ozil and kovacic and buy TAA

          1. FirMinaMiMo
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Thank yu all 🙂

        • sovietrockettes
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Salah(c) probably a bit optimistic this week?

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

            Think it will be a low scoring game

          2. FirMinaMiMo
              1 month, 10 days ago

              No!!! i m going again with my kun 🙂

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

              I'm going Mané, seems a very Mané like game

            • Jarvish Scott Talent
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Not at all, but think I am going with a Man City player

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

            Which one to play from each?:

            A) Soy (bur)
            B) Rico (nor)
            C) Lundy (ars)

            and

            1) Cantwell (BOU)
            2) Sarr (TOT)

            Cheers!

            1. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              C and 1

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

              Lund + Cantwell

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

              C
              1

            4. Viorio
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 10 days ago

              A1

          4. Top Lad Dakes.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Is it worth getting Salah in alongside Mane if I'm likely just gonna TC Mane? (and can obviously only captain one of them, while both cost over 12m...)

            1. Kloppage Time
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              my thourghts as well, have Mane & TAA and will bring in Robbo for the tripple up

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

                Yeah that's what I'm Doing. have mane and Robbo and bringing in TAA

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

              the fixtures afterwards are pretty great though

            3. Ain't No Holebas Girl
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              If you want him long term maybe but personally I’d either get him in and roll the dice on a TC or just get Robbo if you’ll be switching to double DF after 24 anyway? Then just TC Mane as you say.

          5. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            After work I asked my better half to chose my captain (totally at random) for the third GW in a row.
            She has a 100% strike rate thus far, choosing my highest scoring player in GW21 (Richarlison) and KDB last week.
            The woman has spoken and has chosen..........Maupay!

            1. Top Lad Dakes.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              A punty choice! I'm trying to decide if I wanna sell Jimenez for him or DCL for a hit this week, given Jimenez's recent form and minutes, upcoming fixtures... (doesn't help I have McC in goal now!)

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

                wouldnt buy either for a hit

            2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Do you give her only one option that you like or chemistry between you two is pretty good or both of you are same person? 😀

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

                GW21 was strange actually - Richarlison she chose by number (I gave her numbers 2-11 to chose from) and when it landed on him I wanted to change it so I gave her a list of names in random order and she chose him by name aswell! I could hardly believe it! The odds!!
                Then last week I gave her B-K and she chose L and that was KDB, she chose J this week and that's Maupay.
                If he hauls I will let her do it every week!

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

              Did you give her your whole team to choose from or did you give her a few options?

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

                see above my reply to Holmes mate (all of my outfield players included)

            4. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Don't have cojones to captain him but I hope he delivers a haul.

            5. Jarvish Scott Talent
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Sounds like she's considering leaving you - better stop off at the garage on the way home for some flowers.

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

                not even lucky in FPL let alone that lucky IRL 😉

                1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  😀

            6. Jamb0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Rich away to City was a true masterstroke... I reckon she will make it 3/3 this week for you 🙂

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

                If she does I will let her keep the run going despite the DGW!

            7. markloe
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Good fixture, just don't look at his recent stats...

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

                Don't need stats, I've seen his finishing or lack of 😉

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

                  ha, I had just done a little DCL vs. Maupay comparison and was horrified at the latter

          6. Top Lad Dakes.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            & also, what do you rate Liverpool's CS chances in each game of the DGW?

            Trying to decide on these going into GW24
            A) Rico to Robbo for free
            B) Jimenez Maddison to DCL/Maupay Salah (-4)

            Will likely be Mane(TC) and Trent owned already

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

              A is better, I reckon CS chances are 35% and 50%

            2. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              It's a tough one mate and tbh both options look good.

              I'm on TAA, Mane & Salah but I went for the triple up 2-3 gameweeks ago by selling both Rashford & Alli.
              Honestly I would be as confused as you if I had come this far without tripling up.

            3. Holmes (specialist in failu…
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              They will probably keep one clean sheet atleast. But it's more about long term, which would you like to have over next 5-6 weeks?

              Both are fine options

          7. KDB4PREZ
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Any Rashford updates? Tia

              1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Likely to be tomorrow

            • Dreadful
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Gtg? Can't decide who to bench. Would honestly bench boost if I had a second keeper.

              McCarthy
              TAA, Digne, Dunk
              Cantwell, Salah, KDB, Maddison
              Vardy(c), Abraham, Jimenez

              Button, Grealish, Lundstram, Soyuncu

              1. BNMC
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  You know, I haven't ruled out bench boosting this GW. I have a similar team structure to you and a second keeper... only problem is that second keeper is Guaita.

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

                    Might be good to get it out of the way. Can then keep the team nice and lean, keeping all cash in the first team, over the blanks and doubles rather than having a bloated bench due to planning the bench boost.

                    1. BNMC
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Honestly, bench boosting in a DGW seems overrated. Yes, you'd have 15 players for that week compared to 11, but getting rid of them later on is going to take forever.

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

                    I have the same dilemma With Maddi/Jimmy/Grealish. Leaning towards benching Jimmy atm with him having played 90 mins last night, wolves poor form, and Southampton's defensive resurgence.

                • BNMC
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    Soy or Lund to start?
                    I think Soy is much more likely to get the clean sheet but Lund could easily get an attacking return.

                  • FISSH
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    Doesn't look good for rashford...

                    I have 2FT...

                    Either do rashford > Jesus or..

                    Salah and rashford > 9.0Mid and aguero

                    1. gooner_112233445566
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      how can you possibly be considering taking salah out? this must be a joke?

                    2. The Units
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Keep Salah

                    3. Catastrophe
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Don't fancy Jesus. Difficult to say without seeing your Team, perhaps Rashford to Ings or DCL if you don't have them and upgrade elsewhere (assuming 3 Liverpool already).

                  • andres
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    Hedno
                    Sidibe TAA Soy
                    Kdb Alli Salah Cantwell
                    Rash Vardy Ings

                    Traore, Lund, Kelly 2.5, 2FT

                    A Alli, Rash => Mane, DCL
                    B Alli, Soy => Richa, Robb
                    C other?

                    1. The Units
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      A

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

                        because of Mane over Robo?

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Correct

                  • gooner_112233445566
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    who to bring in for traore..have 8mil to spend???

                    1. quayle99
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Got Richarlison?

                      1. gooner_112233445566
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        cant afford, 0.1 short plus have dcl

                        1. quayle99
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          oooh hes gone up!

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

                      Sarr and bank the money

                      1. quayle99
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        this^

                    3. BNMC
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Martial?

                    4. WolfTheJack
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      For the next few weeks, which pair gets most points?

                      A Firmino & Mahrez
                      B Deeney/Deulofeu & Salah

                      1. The Units
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Mahrez and Salah

                    5. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      What am I missing?
                      Winston Reid (Spam) has played 0 minutes all season and is top of the price rise predictor. And I see no Spam defensive flags?

                      1. The Units
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Becuz we all freezing up funds for pool double mid

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          *freeing

                      2. Jarvish Scott Talent
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        The 3.9 who is nearest to a price rise

                      3. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Cheers both. Seems a bit guff though, saving 0.1 when you can get Williams / Tangoman ilk for 4.0 who are playing!

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

                          we have our own lovely 3.9 now in that b****** Button

                          1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            Yer! I don't want another one. 😆

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

                              The amount of times I posted my WC team over the past few days and no forum mate let me know that he could drop in price...shower of.........

                              1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Poor form old chap.
                                Poor form.

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

                                  ...especially in the DZ as some of them chaps have price rise predictive calculator chips embedded into their souls 😛

                                  1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    🙂

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

                          And this is the real problem with Reid - he ain't playing. (I did have him at one stage ..... I have to admit I thought that he might get recalled to the team eventually )

                          1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            A couple more beans will get you the enigmatic Masuaku who has a soft spot with Moyesey.

                        3. Jarvish Scott Talent
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          0.1 is important to some people I guess.

                          1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            That's a Button dig isn't it. 🙂

                    6. Catastrophe
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 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
                      B) Traore & Rashford -> Martial & DCL
                      C) Traore & Rashford -> Son & Ayew
                      D) Rashford -> DCL (Kelly & Traore -> Son & Williams next week)
                      E) Traore, Kelly & Rashford -> Son, DCL & Williams
                      F) Traore, Cantwell & Rashford -> Son, Greenwood & Sarr (leaves 0.0)

                      With Rashford (and Traore) presumably a doubt and Holgate potentially rested I dont want to stick and risk not fielding 11. Currently on A although quite like the look of D and then E next week.

                      Cheers!

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

                        Yep A or D best options. I'm not sure I'm convinced in DCL as a pick so I'd do A and reassess.

                        1. Catastrophe
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Cheers. Really not sure what to do, even considering WC as I think I'll be priced out of D (E) by next gameweek.

                    7. Sterling Malory
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Anything worth a 4pt hit here or GTG?

                      Pope
                      Robbo TAA Soyuncu
                      Mane Maddison KDB Martial
                      Jimi Ings Vardy

                      Button Cantwell Lunny Rico

                      1. The Units
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        G2g

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

                      Rash + Lowton/Rico -> Ings + Robbo?

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

                        looks good if for free

                      2. Catastrophe
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Yes if 2FT

                    9. gooner_112233445566
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      which one for next 5

                      a) doucoure
                      b) sarr
                      c) moura
                      d) maddison

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

                        Sarr or Madisson, probably Maddison

                        1. Old Man
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          love the Icelandic spelling, then the English one. 😀

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

                            lmao

                      2. jia you jia you
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        a) cheapest and a beast if fully fit and perhaps a great FPL option if continuing to play in advanced role (kind of wish I could fit him in but price bracket doesnt suit my team atm)

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

                        Sarr is safest but Doucoure playing in the number 10 postion last two has peaked my interest. Personally, Leicester are a hold right now and not a buy

                    10. 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 too richarlson
                      Alli too trossard

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

                      Bench, Stekelenburg, dendoncker, Greenwood, cathcart

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

                      Play Cantwell or DCL?

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

                        DCL

                      2. Berbinho's Forehead
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Cantwell - Bournemouth are the worst team in the PL.

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

                        Def Cantwell...if I owned him he'd be one of the first names on my team sheet this GW!

                    12. Berbinho's Forehead
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Rashford -> Jesus too punty?

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

                        that's not punty it's just daft

                        1. Berbinho's Forehead
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          No lies detected.

                      2. DAZZ
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Way too punty BF. Prefer a Lacazette punt at that price

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

                        Far too punty and that's coming from a guy with a seriously punty wildcard and captain pick in the post 😉

                    13. The_Bucc
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Given Liverpool's great long term fixtures, which would you rather:

                      A) Double defence (TAA, Robbo)
                      or
                      B) Double mids (Salah, Mane)

                      I think I prefer A, given how solid they've been recently.

                      1. Berbinho's Forehead
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        I prefer defence too. The closer they get to the title, the more they will focus.

                        Focus = clean sheets. Already back to their best defensively after an injured ragged first half of the season.

                        1. Old Man
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Agreed, although I have the other alternative. Teams in Pool's position will just do enough to get the result required, and move on to the next hurdle.
                          The only thing that I would say is that, combined with the mid priced men doing very well, there no other very expensive "must have" (KDB excepted - who we can afford). That means we can afford Salah+Mane quite easily.

                    14. Catastrophe
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Would you WC for the below?

                      Ryan
                      Kelly
                      Simpson
                      Traore
                      Rashford
                      ->
                      McCarthy
                      Cathcart
                      Williams
                      Son
                      DCL

                      Leaving:

                      McCarthy
                      TAA, Holgate, Lundstram
                      Salah, Mane, KDB, Son
                      Vardy, Ings, DCL

                      (Woodman, Williams, Cathcart, Cantwell)

                      Cheers

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

                        no

                      2. Jarvish Scott Talent
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Nah - I'd save WC

                      3. Catastrophe
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Thanks both. Fighting the urge...

                    15. bigdip
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      GTG?
                      GK: Ryan (Button)
                      DEF: TAA,Targett, Dunk (Lundy, Kelly)
                      MID: Richarlison, KDB (c), Son, Martial, Grealish
                      FWD: Vardy, Ings (DCL)

                      (0 FT, 3.3mn ITB)

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

                        Looking good. Liverpool assets next week?

                        1. bigdip
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          yup!

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

                      Struggling here, what to do? 2FTs 0.3ITB

                      A) Rico/Targett > Willams/Holgate
                      B) Jimenez > Ings (Have Guaita which is next up for Ings
                      C) Guaita > McCarty (Jimenez will play him)
                      D) Smth else

                      Guaita
                      TAA, Soy, Lundstram
                      Salah, KDB, Maddison, Martial
                      Vardy, Abraham, Jimenez

                      Button, Dendo, Rico, Targett

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

                        All good options. Think I'd go with B.

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

                          Cheers

                    17. Daghe Munegu
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Would you save the ft guys? Or get rid of Pope?
                      Also would you start Cantwell or Martial?

                      Pope
                      TAA Robertson Sidibé
                      Salah KDB Cantwell Grealish
                      Vardy Ings Abraham

                      Button Martial Rico Reid

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

                        Save for now. Think I'd go with Cantwell

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

                        I'm starting cantwell over martial

                    18. Ëð
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      A) Rashford -> Firmino (this week)
                      B) KDB & Maddison -> Salah & Traore (next week)

                      Already got Mane and TAA

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

                        I'd rather have Robbo, TAA and mane or Salah for they're DGW personally. I will have Robbo TAA and Mane for gw24

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

                        P.'s. I didn't see the KDB thing. No way would I get rid of KDB. I also have him and he's staying in my team. Bought him at 9.6

                    19. The Units
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      A

                    20. Evasivo
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      GTG guys?

                      Ramsdale
                      TAA Robertson Holgate
                      KDB(vc) Mane Grealish Maddison
                      Vardy(C) Ings Jimenez

                      McCarthy Cantwell Lund Kelly