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Scoutcast tackles De Bruyne conundrum as Chelsea find form

The Scoutcast is back to discuss all of the key talking points ahead of Gameweek 30.

You can watch the show on our YouTube channel between 20:00 GMT and 21:00 GMT.

Firstly, we’ll discuss what to do with Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m), who missed Sunday’s Manchester derby and is still a doubt for Arsenal’s trip to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.

Then, Chelsea are the team to go under the microscope as they build some good form ahead of some favourable fixtures.

Finally, we continue to work on our advanced planning for Blank Gameweek 31 now that we have a greater idea about the fixtures and which players we may want – or not!

We will also consider the potential effect of Coronavirus on the Premier League, and, therefore, our Fantasy teams.

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1,666 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Bubz
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Think its fair to say Aurier is not going to get me any points in GW31

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      He may, but no guarantee they won't be negative.

      1. Brooksy86
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Hahahaha this

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Wouldn’t be surprised if it’s his last game for Spurs.

    3. Geoff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I was thinking Alli.. I'm not anymore.

  2. Pu-li-sick (sic)
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Why would I captain lloris in UCL fantasy I've no idea lol.

  3. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Spurs! LOL

  4. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Ilicic 46 points bruh

  5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Walcott on for spurs

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Aurier subbed for a standing ovation.

    Leipzig’s best player tonight.

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Hugo says hello

    2. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      He was better than Sess

  7. GREEN IS GOOD
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Which players are important from GW32 onwards?

    What's the perfect WC team? (roughly)

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Here comes the plane.

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.

      2. GREEN IS GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        True

        People will be discussing this soon enough at great length, just thought I'd get in early.

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      How can I win at fpl please?

      1. GREEN IS GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        I'm already winning, just trying to stimulate intelligent debate 🙂

        1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Intelligent debate? Wrong site fella.

      2. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        You have good dreams that come true sometimes. See more them? Would be handy for the cash also 😉

    3. Pu-li-sick (sic)
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Lol

    4. Here Comes The Son ★
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Yes.

    5. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Roughly my current team. Auba to Abraham when he is back and Sarr to Martial. If you need dgw players for FH, downgrade somebody who is injured then.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        For BB naturally...

  8. LǝgleSs e|even
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Oh dear, didnt Jose mention that he waa going to ask the board to decide between this match or Burnley?

    1. Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Never saw Wenger say anything near that in 22 years...

  9. Qaiss
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Hold on a second, spurs fans hating on Levy atm. Didn’t he spend 100 million in the summer on two players?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Um. No.

      1. Qaiss
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        So they signed Ndombele, Lo Celso and Sessegnon all for around 100m.

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Meant three players

          1. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            I've no criticism of levy this summer. Lo celso for 27m is good.

            Spurs never make it easy for players by getting them in late but the other 2 have been awful. If they were poch's top targets then levy delivered.

            The issue has been the lack of renewal over a number of seasons.

        2. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Afaik, Lo Celso will only become permanent in the summer.

          1. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            He already has signed.

            1. GREEN IS GOOD
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Spurs need to be more like Chelsea, but signing Mourinho was not the best way to do that.

  10. CloudSky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Iličić has scored more CL away goals today than Messi has in last 4 years.

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Typical Ronaldo fanboy

      1. CloudSky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Who, Iličić? Dont think he is mate.

    2. Poseidon.
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Yes bro - Hala Madrid and Utd

      1. CloudSky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Hala Iličić you meant.

  11. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    I have to use two free transfers since I will activate the free hit chip in gw31:

    a. Aurier + Grealish -> Egan + Fernandes
    b. Martin + Aurier -> Henderson + Lundstram

    McCarthy
    TAA, Alonso, Doherty, Lascelles
    Salah, KDB, Grealish
    Ings, Jiménez, Aubameyang

    Martin, Aurier, Cantwell, Hayden
    2 FT, 2,0 million in the bank

    1. TONY123
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      A

  12. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Imo if you take out the injured players, this is the worst Mourinho squad ever.

    1. Simmering Marv'
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I rather suspect he might regret taking the job to be honest.

      1. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Easy money.. 😉

  13. Blunder fc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    if I have an extra free transfer going into a gw where I free hit, do i still have it when I go into the next week or is it burnt?

    1. Tony Moon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      It's burnt.

  14. They Are Lost
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    kdb sed earlier this: riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend
    of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to
    Howth Castle and Environs.

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      You are lost

    2. Batchain
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Finnagens Wake. Hmm. Sciatic muscle sheet still needs another 5 days.

  15. Tim
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Hi guys. Quick question. If I save my FT this week but use my FH GW31, will I still have 2 FTs for GW32?

    1. Jimmers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      No

    2. Batchain
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      That's an annoying rule aye.

  16. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Ings,Traoré ➡️ Sarr,Jota?

    1. Konstaapeli
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I did exactly this (for free) two days ago.

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        doing it for a hit

        still worth it?

  17. Konstaapeli
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Mourinho and Spurs, a match made in heaven. They deserve each other.

  18. They Are Lost
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    klopp sed then shall i tek a -24 hit:
    Whan that the Knyght had thus his tale ytoold,
    In al the route nas ther yong ne oold
    That he ne seyde it was a noble storie
    And worthy for to drawen to memorie,
    And namely the gentils everichon.
    Oure Hooste lough and swoor, "So moot I gon,
    This gooth aright; unbokeled is the male.
    Lat se now who shal telle another tale;
    For trewely the game is wel bigonne.

    1. potatoace'scott talent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      How's canterbury?

  19. Smurf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Why is there no fixture on the FPL website for Man City v Newcastle in GW34?

    1. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Can't be played on the original date, may still be moved to the midweek though (or 37)

    2. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      They play each other in the cup so guaranteed postponed.

      1. Syd.
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Can they just not do 2 for the price of 1?

  20. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Pope
    Saïss TAA Egan
    Bruno Mané Salah(c) KdB
    Jota Ings DCL

    Bench: Gazza Fernandez Stephens Hayden
    1 FT, 3.6m ITB

    A) Save
    B) DCL > Jimenez
    C) Ings > Jimenez

    Plan is to field 8-9 BGW 31 not using FH.

    1. Stram Dunk
        2 months, 24 days ago

        A

      • PAs lag
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        C

    2. JJeyy
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Fernandes or Sarr in?

      1. Stram Dunk
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Bruno

      2. barracuda
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Is Jose the "happy one" getting bold?

      3. Young Lingard
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Where the crocodile hat is my team value going

        • boogle
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Interested to hear your thoughts!

          I have 3FTs before GW31 and can get 9 players with no hits - however this includes having KDB and Robbo for this period who may be rested in the league.

          So instead I'm thinking of taking 1 hit to get 9 players out:

          30 - Robbo + KDB > Doherty + Mane
          31 - Barnes + Ings > Sarr + Wood/Deeney/Jota -4

          This would leave me with:

          Fabianski
          TAA Doherty
          Salah Mane Sarr Zaha
          Jimenez Wood

          1. barracuda
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Somehow get Mane, the rest is very dry.

            Zaha? ...

            1. boogle
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              I'm not bringing Zaha in, I am already stuck with him so might as well keep for 31!

          2. ALI_G
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            looks good to me

            might do the same with my VVD/KdB

            City have zero motivation now

            1. boogle
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              cheers, yeh thinking it might be a good double switch, even if it means one less player for 31 for free

            2. barracuda
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              If KDB rested tomorrow or he plays in a minimal capacity, he will get 60 v Burnley to get him into game shape. I would pause your thinking and reconsider.

              1. boogle
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                rested in the most important competition for them and then play in the league which they have given up on?

                1. barracuda
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 24 days ago

                  They play Arsenal tomorrow??

                  1. boogle
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 24 days ago

                    oh yeh, ignore me, I'm in Champions League mode.

                    Hmm I do think he will not play as much in the League in the league now with Champions League around the corner and injury concerns!

        • Salt'N'Pepe
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          56 (-12) with KDB and Auba left. How am I doing ?

          1. Tony Martial
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 24 days ago

            not to badly

          2. barracuda
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Not good mate.

          3. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Checvk the color of your array?

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              arrow 😉

          4. jtreble
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Small red arrow but then -12s rarely work out.

          5. El Presidente
              2 months, 24 days ago

              -12 is crazy

          6. dshv
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Gw31 think to bring another two and have 9 players to play so;

            Kdb to alli
            Ings to Wood

            ??

            1. barracuda
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Ings to Deeney

          7. Atimis
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            What would you say about KDB Robo to Mane Alonso/United def for free ?

            1. barracuda
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Mane and Doc

              1. Atimis
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Have 3 wolves spready

                1. barracuda
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 24 days ago

                  Who are they? Get Doc.

            2. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              If nothing more urgent, why not. Owning Mane has been profitable for me.

          8. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            If and when Spurs eventually sign Willian, this will be posted.

            https://youtu.be/-15VC4Yxzys

          9. HurriKane
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Since Jose Mourinho's first game in charge on November 23rd, only Aston Villa (42) have conceded more goals than Spurs (37) in all competitions among Premier League teams. Leaky.

            1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Lost the keys to the bus

            2. Geoff
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Is that unfair because Spurs have played more games in different comps than other teams?

          10. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            A KDB to Fernandes and captain and Stephens to Alonso for -4 even if it means going with 8 ( as below) instead of 9 player in week 31? Both good players to have 32 and beyond and get benefit of good week 30 fixtures ( no WC left and saving FH)

            B Alternatively forget Alonso and Fernandes until 32 and get Wood or Deeney and Alli or Antonio and have 10 in 31 ( downside is may move these 2 players on quickly )

            Pope
            TAA Boly
            Salah Mané Sarr
            Jiménez Jota

            Henderson Alonso Stevens Fernández Fernandes Mooy Ings