Fixtures

A Fantasy manager’s guide to the first-ever winter break

The first Premier League winter break is already in full swing but how does it affect the Fantasy landscape?

On the face of it, not a great deal.

There are no blanks or doubles to factor in and we’ll still have a full complement of ten top-flight fixtures to consider ahead of Saturday morning’s Fantasy Premier League deadline.

The big difference, of course, is that the games are spread out over ten days.

Only eight teams are in action this weekend, with the remaining dozen playing between February 14-17.

The full fixture list is as follows:


Press Conferences

As many of you will be aware, we’ll only hear from eight Premier League managers ahead of the Gameweek 26 deadline.

Graham Potter and Nigel Pearson held their pre-match press conferences on Thursday, while Carlo Ancelotti, Roy Hodgson, Chris Wilder, Eddie Howe, Pep Guardiola and David Moyes will all face the media on Friday.

We’ll hopefully soon be up to speed on the injury news from those eight clubs, although anyone acquainted with the non-committal Guardiola and Howe will know that they are capable of springing a surprise or two with their teamsheets from week to week.

As for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City, Southampton, Burnley, Norwich City, Liverpool, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Chelsea and Manchester United, we will have limited information on the fitness front.

There remains the very real possibility, then, that a number of players will be declared as unavailable – or passed fit – long after the Gameweek 26 deadline has been and gone, leaving FPL managers powerless to do anything about it.

Outstanding Injuries

Mane, Abraham and Vardy injury updates ahead of FA Cup fourth round weekend

Sadio Mane (£12.3m), for example, could well return for the Norwich City match a week on Saturday, with Klopp having previously said that the Senegalese winger “should be fine” and that the winter break is “perfect for him to get back on track”.

The fact that even a shred of doubt over his involvement remains, though, means that non-owners considering a move for the premium midfielder ahead of a juicy-looking fixture at Carrow Road would be taking a slight gamble on his fitness.

The situation will be the same for all the other clubs in action from February 14-17, of course.

Adama Traore (£5.8m) is among the cluster of players currently flagged who we won’t get an update on ahead of the Gameweek 26 deadline although the FPL midfielder has travelled with the rest of the Wolves squad for some warm-weather training in Marbella and Nuno Espirito Santo said the winger will “hopefully be OK”.

The likes of Ben Davies (£5.3m), back in training with Spurs, could also return in Gameweek 26, perhaps putting Japhet Tanganga‘s (£4.0m) security of starts in some doubt given what Jose Mourinho had said previously about the importance of the Welshman to his system.

Christian Pulisic (£6.9m) and Paul Pogba (£8.3m) had been pencilled in for comebacks after the winter break, meanwhile, which could impact on Chelsea and Manchester United’s attack-minded assets.

We’ll have a full summary of the latest injury situation at all 20 Premier League clubs in Friday’s team news article and video round-up.

New Signings

It’s worth bearing in mind that a number of deadline-day captures may be involved for their new clubs for the very first time in Gameweek 26, having been ineligible to play last weekend.

Jarrod Bowen (£6.5m), predominantly an inverted right-winger at Hull City, may put pressure on Robert Snodgrass (£5.2m) in the medium term, although the latter’s 18-point haul in Gameweeek 25 surely stands him in good stead for another start.

Odion Ighalo (£6.5m) and Borja Baston (£5.5m) will probably be expecting to be among the substitutes when their new clubs, Manchester United and Aston Villa, play in over a week’s time, while it remains to be seen if Cedric Soares (£4.8m) will be fit enough for his Arsenal bow.

New Sheffield United striker Richairo Zivkovic (£5.0m) will add to the uncertainty in his side’s attack, meanwhile, with Chris Wilder fond of rotating his forwards.

One January window capture who we already have seen in action is Danny Rose (£5.3m), who emerged as a substitute in Newcastle’s 0-0 draw with Norwich.

Rose could very well make his full Magpies debut at the Emirates, which could spell bad news for Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) at left wing-back.

Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.4m) could soon present Fantasy managers with a new route into the Southampton defence, meanwhile, if Ralph Hasenhuttl deems him ready to feature against Burnley.

European Involvement

The UEFA Champions League and Europa League both recommence on the other side of the winter break.

Manchester City and Chelsea won’t be in Champions League action until after Gameweek 27 but Liverpool, Spurs, Manchester United, Wolves and Arsenal are involved in European competition immediately after Gameweek 26, with all five of those clubs having Premier League games between February 14-17.

Wolves have a generous six-day recovery period in between their meetings with Leicester and Espanyol but Liverpool, Spurs and Manchester United have European involvement around 72 hours after the completion of their Gameweek 26 fixtures.

While fatigue-led rotation oughtn’t to be too much of a concern given that these players would have just enjoyed up to two weeks off, the likes of Klopp and Mourinho could opt to manage game-time in Gameweek 26 if, for example, their respective sides are cruising against Norwich and Aston Villa.

Captaincy

It’s a strange captaincy conundrum this week, what with there being some excellent fixtures but also the possibility existing of us being dealt shock news on the injury front after the Gameweek 26 deadline.

Some of the leading candidates for the armband, Mohamed Salah (£12.7m), Mane, Son Heung-min (£10.0m), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.8m), Danny Ings (£7.0m), Jamie Vardy (£9.8m) and Raul Jimenez (£7.7m), all play a week or so after Saturday’s FPL deadline passes.

On the flip side, the main captaincy contenders this weekend – Kevin De Bruyne (£10.7m), Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m) and Sergio Aguero (£12.0m) – are at the mercy of Guardiola’s rotation roulette, even if they are passed fit in Friday’s press conference (De Bruyne perhaps less so, given that he has started 17 league matches on the bounce).

The vice-captaincy takes some of the jeopardy out of the decision, of course, with Joe championing the strategy of captaining/vice-captaining players from different weekends within Gameweek 26 – if only to keep things interesting in this extra-long Gameweek.

Our captaincy video goes through the runners and riders and can be viewed below, while the Captain Sensible article will follow in its usual slot on Friday morning.

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514 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Chances of a Palace clean sheet?

    1. PocketZola
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      80%

    2. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      About the same as Kim Kardashian..........zero

      1. The Sociologist
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Envious.

    3. Bragazeti
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Slim

  2. PocketZola
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Please any ideas,'1ft. 6.5mil

    Pope
    Taa soy holgate
    Salah kdb grealish traore
    Jimenez vardy martinelli

    Subs, cantwell, lund, kelly,

    Wc time?

    1. Bushwhacker
        1 month, 21 days ago

        There's a compelling argument for it.

      • The Units
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Nope. A couple of ft or a mini wildcard.

    2. Legohair
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Play
      A. Lundstram
      B. Boly

    3. FPL_Sponge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Any news from Hassenhutal on KWP?

      Looking to bring in a Southampton defender this week, head says Stephens but heart says Walker-Peters

      1. Lecky Legs FC
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Go with Stephens

      2. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        KWP hasn't played since gw3 ... don't see him being match fit for now

      3. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        how many attacking returns do right fullbacks for saints have this year? less than stephens so i would not bother much tbh

    4. jayzico
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Start Grealish or Fleck?

      1. Goonsquad245
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Grealish easily

        1. jayzico
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          cheers

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Jack Grealish

      3. FPL Pillars
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Gruesome Grealish

    5. Fodderx4
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Quick 1 lads...
      a) Gomez and Grealish
      b) Robbo and upto 5.4mid (Mooy, Soddy, Fleck etc)
      I have a strong defence so doesn't have to always play.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        B

      2. The Sociologist
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Any other pool defenders? B) if not.

    6. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Guys which 2 team's from below have better chance of CS this GW ??

      A. Burnley
      B. Newcastle
      C. Watford

      Thanks for responding ...

      1. Abra Dubravka
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        C, A, B in that order

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Thanks mate

      2. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        C
        A
        B

        But all likely to concede imo.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Would you swap CTaylor for Mariappa for this GW ?
          Southampton are better form team than Brighton.
          Or just play Lascells & CTyalor ?

          1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Burnley's fixtures are better longer term so I wouldn't just judge on this gameweek. And I think Brighton will score at home.
            You don't have to budget to stretch to Egan?

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 21 days ago

              I don't. Only 1 FT too.
              Something like grealish to Barnes Lascells or Taylor to Egan can work but not sure at all about it honestly.

            2. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Thinking about BB this GW*

              1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                You sure you want to BB though?
                Not worth selling Grealish for a hit this week.

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Not sure about anything tbh.

                  1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Maybe it's worth saving it for later. If you had planned earlier to BB then you would have planned your bench accordingly. Stick to your plan I guess.

                    1. Amey
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Wasn't planned at all. Final playing my head 😀
                      Shouldn't have used TC on Mane. salah TC would have been so easy choice this GW

          2. bench boost for every gamew…
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            taylor plays in 28 and 31, with decent fixtures, mariappa?

      3. Goonsquad245
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        If it helps the reason I’m holding BB this week is because I have a Newcastle defender

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Thanks mate 🙂

      4. BOATIES FC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        watford 33% (2/1)
        Burnley 25% (4/1)
        Newcastle 12.5% (7/1)

        all taken from oddschecker, I made the effort as you are in the final lol

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Thanks mate.
          Appreciate it.
          Watford much higher chance then.

    7. Lecky Legs FC
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Sorry for the long winded post but need some feedback how's my squad this GW?

      Ryan
      Cathcart Lundstram VVD
      Freakish KdB Willian Salah
      Ayew Firmino (©) Vardy

      Subs:Button,Dendonker,Hanley & Willems(!)

      1 FT £1.5 ITB

      Really tempted to cash in my second WC of this season as my squad is looking dire again, usually I save it for DGW's but rank has fallen greatly as of late i have my FH & BB chips left too thoughts?

      1. Lecky Legs FC
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Hahaha Freakish autocorrect my nemesis clearly here *Grealish

    8. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Pick 1

      A-Cahill
      B-B.Williams ( Have Bruno)
      C-Lascelles (Have Auba)

    9. Abra Dubravka
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Play one:
      A) Grealish
      B) Traore
      C) Lundstram
      D) Maddison?

      1. FPL Pillars
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        A

        1. Abra Dubravka
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Cheers

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        The order you have them

        1. Abra Dubravka
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Thanks!

    10. Jimmy Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Anyone considering Son (c) this week as a differential? Doubt I'll go through with it (one word: Spurs), but could be really effective

      1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Salah & Aguero are just too good atm.

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Owning is enough differential atm

      3. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        What Amey said

      4. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Son playing at the end of the break - only 3 days before the CL fixture

        Far safer to stick it on Aguero or Salah, or even Bobby

      5. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I tried talking myself into a differential captain butt then I looked at Kun against non top 6 this season

    11. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Bearing in mind GW 28, what do I do here lads? Also I want to replace Deeney with Ings... 1FT, 0.9 itb. Cheers!

      Button,Henderson
      TAA, Lund, Kelly, Soyuncu, Stephens
      Salah, Kdb, Grealish, Traore, Snodgrass
      Aubameyang,Firmino,Deeney

      1. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        get the irish version of stephens-)
        for Lund

    12. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      If I have 4 blankers in total, can I justify either of these...
      A. Martial to Mahrez
      B. Auba to Kun
      I'd replace either soon after.

      1. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Auba to Kun makes no difference to the blanker count

        1. stupendous
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          That's what I thought n all. Odd one.

          1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Yes I did know that - but I know most sensible types are buying non-blankers if they need them.

        2. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Is it worth it in your view? I'd captain obviously - but books 2ft

          1. HashAttack
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            I think it would be mad to captain Auba, whereas I think Aguero is the best captain this week ... he only needs 2 points to cover the transfer cost

    13. stupendous
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Ok for this week. Definitely saving WC at this point.

      Ryan
      TAA Holgate Lundy
      Son Salah(C) Traore KDB Mahrez
      Aubameyang Ings

      McGovern Webster Ayew Soyuncu

      1. stupendous
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        ? That is sorry

    14. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I don't really get why the break has to be spread out .. not much to look forwards to on Saturday

      1. stupendous
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        A) it's supposed to be "a break", so if anything be happy there is anything on. If anything cleverly done for tv and punters.
        B) there is more to life than FPL and football. Hard to believe but there is!

        1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          I missed the memo on B. What are the best other things to do here on earth?

        2. HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          just think the same format as an international break would be better

          If there are other things in life then a clean break is probably better than still being drip fed a game a day

    15. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Best of these 3? Thanks 🙂

      A. Vardy >> Ings
      B. Lunds+Vardy >> Robbo+Ings (-4)
      C. Save

      McCarthy
      TAA • Lunds • Aurier
      KDB • Salah • Grealish • Mahrez • Traoré
      Agüero • Vardy
      (McGov. Rico. Soy. Greenwood)

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Robbo could also be VVD

        1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          It should be 🙂

    16. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Which pair is likely to get me more points?

      A) VvD + Son (-4)
      B) Mane (Doncker) + Grealish

      1. stu92
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 21 days ago

        A seems safer. Liverpool clean sheet and a Son return gives you 8/10 points after -4. If Mane doesn’t make it in time for the game you could be left with something low like a 4 with option B.

      2. The King
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Pick one to play please:

        A) Fleck
        (Home to Bournemouth)

        B) J Stevens
        (Home to Burnley)

        Cheers!

    17. stu92
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Ryan
      Robbo - TAA - Lundstram
      Salah (c) - KDB - Maddison - Traore
      Vardy - Jiminez - Maupay
      (Martin - Lascelles - Williams - Hayden)

      2FT, 1.3ITB

      Thoughts? Thinking Maupay > Ings, not sure if it’s too late to get on him?

    18. TSILIKAFENEIAKOS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      If you were playing in a mini league without chips ( not allowed) would you still keep your WC for the big DGW?

      Meaning that I can probably have 11 DGWs with careful planning and the absence of FH makes the GW31 difficult for everyone anyway.

      My team has a few that I'd like to change like :

      Dunk Soyunku
      Maddisson Alli
      Vardy

      Which I can do now in a WC and then have 6-7 players for GW31 and then slowly build team back for the DGW when we know the fixtures.

      1. stu92
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 21 days ago

        If you can’t use chips, why would you use your wild card?

        1. TSILIKAFENEIAKOS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          WCs are allowed - no TC/BB I meant

      2. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        11 DGWs or 8 plus 3 Liverpool?

        If you reckon you will play Liverpool SGW players in a DGW then it becomes easier to build the DGW team - there being 8 variables as opposed to 11

    19. petter84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Ryan,
      TAA, soy, Lund, kelly, rico
      Kdb, salah, grealish, cantwell, madddison
      Firm, ings & vardy

      2FT, vardy and maddison —> aguero and traore?

    20. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I've seen a lot of comments concerned that Aguero might be rested ... for a match that happens 15 days later, but no concern re Salah and Son who both have CL fixtures 3 days after the PL one

      Liverpool should roll over Norwich even without Salah .. and even if they don't, is it really going to affect the title
      If Spurs have a good day at Villa then Son should also be off asap

      1. RoysCallerAnne
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        How often has Salah or Son been rested when fully fit?
        Then ask yourself the same question RE Aguero.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Very good point

        2. HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Rested yes, but Aguero does not need a rest
          Liverpool haven't had the luxury of being so far ahead and Spurs haven't had to face CL without Kane for a while
          I just think there are good reasons to minimize the game time for Salah and Son but no reason to rest Aguero

          1. RoysCallerAnne
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            How often has Pep defied any semblance of the logic with regard team selection.
            Then ask yourself the same question RE Klopp and Jose.

            1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              People need to stop trying to logically break down peps thoughts and team selection

              Surely after all this time you have learnt what pep does is at times completely illogical.

              Maybe it's a case of people trying to justify their decision to make themselves feel better

              I have aguero and I will cap him but in no way is he guaranteed to start

              1. RoysCallerAnne
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                I assume you meant to reply to the other guy

              2. bench boost for every gamew…
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                illogical to you or pep?

                for fpl players perhaps his team selections seems that way but from a tactical pov it always seems to be a plan well founded.

            2. HashAttack
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              I think Klopp and Jose would favour resting their star players as much as possible 3 days before CL match

              I also know that Pep can randomly drop a player - totally without any reason ... which might happen even if there is no reason the rest Aguero (it comes with the territory of owning him)

              I just don't think it is correct to say "Aguero might be rested because ...." for any reason other than just because Pep though it would be laugh

    21. Tolly101
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      which combo is better on a WC?

      a) Stevens & Hayden
      b) O’Connell & Mooy

    22. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Start Lundstram or Lascelles?

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Lunds

    23. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Guys who has more attacking threat O'Connell or Egan?

      1. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Egan more shots on target and inside the box than O´connell, but latter wins on other stats based parameters like chances created and touch itb. Latter better in bps system.

    24. bso
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Is Mane likely to start? I feel like I am the only one still holding him.

      1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Am holding and starting..

      2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Not certain, but you are not alone my one eyed green thingamabob. 🙂

      3. RoysCallerAnne
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        No way of knowing until Klopp press con. Not outside the realms of possibility that his recovery did not go as expected or even if it did, that Klopp may be cautious and hold him in reserve.
        As you've held, certainly do not sell him now.

      4. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        You are certainly not alone. I've kept him and I'm starting him.

      5. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Kept, starting, maybe captaining as a wild risk

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Looked at that option too. If you hold Mo and Kun too there is a certain wild logic to it based on comparative holdings of the players.

          But if I’m clicking the right buttons essentially all of Kun’s goals this season have been against non top 6 - feels a saner risk!

      6. bso
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Thanks guys. Glad I am not the only Mane holder. Have Salah too...so fingers crossed.
        All the best to you!

      7. PlumaPiedra
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        1.5 million people still have him, including me. Starting and hoping he gets his fitness back up by smashing a hattrick.

        1. bso
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Your words to the Footy Gods ears!

    25. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      For those who have used their 2nd WC are you using FH in 31?

      Load up now on Gw 28 and 31 blankets to be prep for doubles later?

    26. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      C Mane

    27. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Thoughts on my WC team

      McCarthy
      TAA Gomez Egan
      Salah KDB Son Fleck
      Aubameyang Jimenez Ings

      Button Taylor Cantwell Lacelles
      0.4itb

      Moura instead of son opens up some opportunities to go aguero over aubameyang and boost fleck to someone like barnes, not sure if its worth it though.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Nice team

      2. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Do you have BB left? You have just 1gk

    28. Kizza_10
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Which trio do you prefer ?

      A. Gomez, Traore, Aguero
      B. VVD, Traore, Aubameyang
      C. VVD, Son, H.Barnes

      1. Gentle_Turks
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Probably C long term, but Aguero for GW26 is tempting.

        Please help below, thanks.

    29. Gentle_Turks
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      A. Martial to Mane - double up with Salah(c)
      B. DCL to Aguero(c)

      B. would mean using a transfer to get Aguero out before GW28.