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The best mid-price and premium goalkeepers for FPL restart

There is a selection of viable goalkeepers in the mid-price and premium price brackets ahead of Fantasy Premier League’s return.

With the fixtures now rolled out, we have been going through each position by price to pick out the best assets for the next round of action.

We have already looked at the increasingly sparse category of budget goalkeepers as well as the defensive rotations on offer in that position and for budget defenders.

With more money required to buy into this bracket of goalkeepers, we will be assessing which, if any of them, could act as a set-and-forget option between now and the end of the campaign.

David de Gea

  • Price: £5.3m
  • Ownership: 11.4%
  • Next four fixtures: tot | SHU | bha | BOU

Manchester United’s defence certainly offers plenty of potential to Fantasy managers ahead of the Premier League’s restart.

They were among one of the best performing back-lines in the lead-up to the coronavirus suspension and return to action with a long-term set of appealing fixtures.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, Manchester United were joint-top in the division for clean sheets, keeping a total of four, while Burnley (two) were the only club to concede fewer goals than them (three).

Admittedly, they did ride their luck at times, as they conceded 48 shots in the box during this period, more than nine other teams. The Red Devils overperformed against their expected goals conceded, suggesting they should have been breached more times than they were between Gameweeks 24 and 29.

However, it must be said that David De Gea (£5.3m) played his part in that overachievement, saving 15 of the 18 shots on target he faced during that period. While 12 goalkeepers produced more stops than him in those six matches, the Spaniard’s save percentage was among the highest.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, Nick Pope (£4.9m) topped this chart with 90.5%, Hugo Lloris (£5.3m) was second on 84% while De Gea was joint-third on 83.3%.

Even if it is difficult to read too much into from the pre-coronavirus era, Manchester United’s fixtures still stand out.

In the short-term, they are slightly less appealing, with Tottenham and Sheffield United their first two restart opponents.

However, with those games are out of the way, United face Brighton (away), Bournemouth (home), Aston Villa (away), Southampton (home), Crystal Palace (away) and West Ham (home) before going to Leicester on the final weekend of the campaign.

Across that final block of nine matches, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have just one match against last season’s big-six, the fewest of any team in the Premier League.

Furthermore, they are joint-top for remaining fixtures against teams in the bottom half of the table alongside Manchester City with a total of six.

Rui Patricio

  • Price: £5.2m
  • Ownership: 9.9%
  • Next four fixtures: whu | BOU | avl | ARS

Since arriving in the Premier League, Wolves have typically been clean-sheet-nearly-men. However, they began finding some traction in that department in the first few months of 2020.

Like Manchester United, Nuno Espirito Santo’s kept four clean sheets from a possible six in the build-up to coronavirus suspension, conceding just four times (joint-third best).

Crucially, they benefited from the return to fitness of Willy Boly (£4.8m), who rejoined his colleagues in the Wolves first-team for the Gameweek 25 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.

In the 2019/20 season so far, Wolves have kept seven clean sheets in 13 appearances made by Boly, and just one shut-out in the 16 matches played without him.

That bodes well for Rui Patricio (£5.3m), especially in light of Wolves appealing fixtures.

The next three look particularly good for the Portuguese international as he faces West Ham (away), Bournemouth (home) and Aston Villa (away) in the first three post-suspension Gameweeks.

It does get a little more mixed for Wolves after that, but not by much. They then host Arsenal, Everton and Crystal Palace as well as travelling to Sheffield United, Burnley and Chelsea. The Gunners and Blues are perhaps to teams to worry about in that run, but any Patricio owner would be more than happy starting him against most of those clubs.

His ability to rack-up saves also took an upturn in the months before the coronavirus suspension. Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, Patricio stopped 83.3% of the shots on target he faced, the joint-third best in the division, level with De Gea.

Ederson

  • Price: £6.0m
  • Ownership: 11.7%
  • Next four fixtures: ARS + BUR | che | LIV | sou

The main appeal of Ederson (£6.0m) is not difficult to understand: Double Gameweek.

But it’s more than just about the two fixtures for the Brazilian, it’s the fact that he probably remains the only nailed-on Manchester City player to start both games.

Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m) is likely to be popular with Fantasy managers and, even though he is exceptionally important to Pep Guardiola, even he faces more competition for his place than the goalkeeper.

Ederson’s appeal in the immediate short-term is increased by the lack of clarity over outfield defenders at Manchester City.

In ordinary circumstances, Fantasy managers might look to Aymeric Laporte (£6.3m) on a larger scale but right now it is difficult to predict he would start both Double Gameweek matches.

The Frenchman had only just returned from injury when the Premier League was initially suspended, making just three appearances between Gameweeks 24 and 27 – none of which lasted longer than 77 minutes. In fact, the last time Larpote played a full 90 minute match in the Premier League was all the way back in Gameweek 3. Guardiola typically likes to manage the minutes of anyone he deems not to be fully match-fit, which could arguably apply to any outfield player in his squad considering how long they have been able to train together.

Both of Manchester City’s Double Gameweek fixtures have their appeal, especially as they are both at the Etihad Stadium.

The Citizens kept a clean sheet at the Emirates earlier this season and restricted Burnley to 89 minutes without a goal before giving a late one up in a 4-1 win.

Beyond the opening Double Gameweek, there is slightly less to like about Manchester City’s fixtures as they face Chelsea (away) and Liverpool (home), especially considering Ederson’s premium cost.

READ ABOUT BEST MAN CITY PLAYERS FOR DGW30+ HERE

Dean Henderson

  • Price: £5.3m
  • Ownership: 16.3%
  • Next four fixtures: avl + new | — | TOT | bur

The same could potentially be said about Dean Henderson (£5.3m), who also has an appealing set of Double Gameweek matches in the short-term but a questionable schedule beyond it.

Aston Villa and Newcastle were among the most goal-shy teams in 2020, both of them featuring in the bottom five for goals scored between Gameweeks 24 and 29 (five and three respectively).

That combined with Henderson’s impressive save rate over the same period (81.3%) makes the Sheffield United man a serious contender for a place in Double Gameweek 30+ squads.

But is he worth holding onto beyond that? Potentially not. In Gameweek 31+ the Blades face Manchester United, a game that Henderson will have to miss because he is ineligible to face his parent club.

After that, it’s a home match against Spurs, who scored the third-highest number of goals in the six matches prior to coronavirus suspension.

A trip to Burnley in Gameweek 33+ is certainly worth starting him for, but after that, it’s Wolves and Chelsea. As we referenced in our budget goalkeepers article, Henderson is best paired with a cheaper option to plug the gaps in his mixed schedule.

Bernd Leno

  • Price: £5.0m
  • Ownership: 5.6%
  • Next four fixtures: mci + bha | sou | NOR | wol

Fantasy managers looking for a goalkeeper with a decent set of games after a Double Gameweek should definitely consider Bernd Leno (£5.0m).

Arsenal’s defence has never been particularly impressive but the clean sheets did take something of an upturn under Mikel Arteta.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, the Gunners recorded three shut-outs from a possible six, the joint-second best in the division.

There was an element of fortune about that statistic, as can be referenced in full IN THIS ARTICLE. However, Leno also played a part in helping Arsenal overachieve against their expected goals conceded (xGC).

He saved 19 of the 23 shots on target faced in the last six matches before the coronavirus suspension, at a rate of 82.6%. Furthermore, the Arsenal man is second for saves across the whole campaign (104), behind only Martin Dubravka (£5.1m) on 116.

That particular stat is sure to come in handy when Arsenal travel to face a busy Manchester City attack in Double Gameweek 30+, while Brighton (away), Southampton (away) and Norwich (home) are certainly to be considered favourable fixtures.

As already referenced, perhaps the biggest risk with Leno is the fact that their defence was still papering over cracks in the early months of 2020.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29 they recorded a relatively high xGC of 10.06, the seventh-worst – but conceded just four times. That led to them achieving the lowest xGC delta of -6.06. Effectively, they should have let in more goals than they did. Such a long time without competitive football could always see Arteta’s men revert to normal.

READ OUR LATEST ANALYSIS OF THE ARSENAL SQUAD HERE

Martin Dubravka

  • Price: £5.1m
  • Ownership: 1.8%
  • Next four fixtures: SHU | AVL | bou | WHU

The final two options to briefly consider are included largely on account of their save-making abilities.

Across the whole course of 2019/20, Dubravka leads the way for stops (116) and was third for the same statistic between Gameweeks 24 and 29.

Newcastle’s fixtures also appeal with Sheffield United, Aston Villa and West Ham all set to come to St James’ Park in the first four Gameweeks of the Premier League restart.

The Magpies kept three clean sheets from the last six matches before the coronavirus suspension but were potentially lucky to do so. During this period they were fourth-worst for shots on target faced, although that may well have been a benefit to Dubravka – and could be so once more.

Vicente Guaita

  • Price: £5.0m
  • Ownership: 2.1%
  • Next four fixtures: bou | liv | BUR | lei

As already mentioned, our final inclusion gets onto the list on account of his save-making ability.

In the last six matches before the coronavirus suspension, Vicente Guaita (£5.0m) was second (25) only to Aaron Ramsdale (£4.5m) for total stops (29).

Those efforts led to three clean sheets for Crystal Palace, the joint-third-best in the division over the same period.

Crystal Palace’s immediate fixtures for the restart are certainly mixed, but meetings with Bournemouth and Burnley have some clean sheet potential while Liverpool and Leicester could be the opposition to unlock save bonuses from Guaita.

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737 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    No WC (which I'm fuming about - unfair) but I'm still going to crack on..

    How is this struggling? Really struggling - and somehow ended up with 3 AVL.

    Henderson Reina
    TAA Walker Saiss Egan Lascelles
    Salah KDB B.Fernandes Grealish D.Luiz
    Auba Jimenez Ings

    Had to go for a blend of DGW's and decent long term options.

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Why is it unfair - you've already used yours presumably? No-one asked you to use it earlier.

      1. Pasqualinho
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        You need to put yourself in our position. You use your WC, and the very next week there's a rule change so that everyone gets free unlimited transfers but gets to keep their WC. That's not a level playing field.

        1. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          This. That is why it is unfair.

          1. mox81
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 15 hours ago

            As someone who doesn't have their WC, I still think this outcome of free transfers for all is fairest approach. Every player gets opportunity to adjust teams to reset to this new normal, then it's "as you were".

          2. SackWenger
            • 11 Years
            9 months, 15 hours ago

            I still have my wildcard and think it’s unfair that everyone gets unlimited free transfers.

            With a wildcard, free hit and bench boost still to play and with so few weeks left - other teams getting unlimited free transfers to start with doesn’t help me

        2. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          The risk of matches being cancelled was real those days. These things just happen. They should have paused the game back then.

  2. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Which option seems better for the first few fixtures?

    A) Doherty Fernandez Grealish Sterling
    B) Saiss Lascelles Bilva Mane

    1. tburgess12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      A by a country mile

  3. Railwayman
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Will the prices go up and down as usual before the GW30 ?

    1. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Nope they're locked

  4. YoungPretender
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    How is this looking?

    Henderson Reina
    TAA Fernandez Egan Baldock Lascelles
    KDB Ozil Mahrez Grealish Saka
    Aubameyang Aguero Samatta

    1. YoungPretender
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Will WC GW31

    2. JJeyy
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      a 4 and 3 pointers

  5. inactive
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Leno and Guilbert or Reina and Luiz?

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      First one is the safer pick. Cant put it past luiz to do something silly vs city

      1. SpagBol
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        He means Douglas Luiz....

        1. SpagBol
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          nevermind I am a spud

      2. inactive
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Either a red card or a 15 pointer, that kind of guy

  6. Pad Randa (The OG)
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Lost on last:

    How's this? Kun over Salah.

    Hendo* (Krul)
    TAA - Fernandez - Saiss (Williams, Simpson)
    KdB* - Pepe* - Grealish* - Fernandes (Guendouzi*)
    Auba* - Aguero* - DCL

    Saves FH, gives me a bunch of DGW players with long-term potential.

  7. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Aguero
    Sterling
    Ederson

    Need to pick one of those 3. Ugh so tough

    1. inactive
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Well I'd rather own an attacker. Take your pick, but my opinion is that Aguero is more likely to haul.

      Let's be honest, Sterling has been whack for ages.

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Yes i agree with that. Only worried about sterling starting both and kun getting benched.

        I think the most likely outcome is both starting 1 game in which case kun does have the upper hand

    2. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Aguero for me easy. Can score double digits in 20 mins

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        I guess you guys are right. Aguero it is but not sure about captaincy

  8. SpagBol
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    On Bench Boost:

    Mahrez + TAA

    OR

    Sterling + Aarons

    Cheers 🙂

  9. JJeyy
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    People freaking out over getting mcginn and pepe on bb lol, jota with whu away can easily outscore them

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Sure. And those two could easily outscore him. Actually by much more too have to play the percentages and ceiling

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      You can have all 3 I'm sure.

    3. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      DGW blinders. Pepe and Ozil have been poor picks all season but people selling proper players like Salah and Jimenez to get them in.

      1. JJeyy
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        yup, and all the hype feeds itself, gotta play your own game

    4. Amey
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Thanks for reminding me about Raul Jimenez 😀

  10. Pad Randa (The OG)
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    1. Williams + Grealish
    2. Egan + McGinn

    ?

  11. Louis Van Gaalstones
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Didn't Aguero make a comment about not being super comfortable coming back to play? Isn't there a doubt that he'll play at all?

    1. HamezMace
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Hopefully by the time we need to submit our team, we’ll know.

      He did give an interview saying lots of players are uncomfortable returning, especially those with young families. This was about 5-6 weeks ago though. Back when people cared about lockdown rules.

  12. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Is the consensus these unlimited transfers will effect price changes, or not?

    1. Rotation's Alter Ego
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      It won't (at least it won't affect them until the next deadline, don't know if there will be knock-on impacts)

    2. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      They wont say. Hard to see how they wont tweak their algorithm Gw31+ though

  13. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Does anyone know if I make the transfers I want too, then play my FH for the first game week does my team revert back to my team now, or my team after transfers?? Sorry if that is a confusing question.

    1. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      It will go back to your GW38 team.

    2. GanonTEK
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      FH cancels transfers

    3. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Unfortunately it will go back to your team from the last active gw.

  14. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    How terrible does this look 😆

    Henderson, Reina
    Baldock, O’Connell, Targett, Alonso, Doherty
    Kdb, Pepe, Mahrez, Pulisic, D Luiz
    Aguero, Aubameyang, Nkietah

    1. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Not terrible.

      1. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Few punts though. Nkietah etc. Pulisic, Doherty and Alonso are decent sgw players though mind.

  15. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    All chips intact. Should I play the BB chip?

    Team A (With FT's)
    Reina Button
    Doherty Fernandez Egan Aarons Taylor
    Sterling KdB Bruno Grealish Fodder
    Aubameyang Vardy Jimenez

    Team B (Bench Boost, then WC)
    Reina Leno
    Basham Egan O'Connell Lascelles Saiss
    KdB Mahrez Pepe Grealish Barnes
    Aubameyang Aguero Jota

    1. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      I'm doing it that way, I have FH, BB and WC remaining.

  16. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Has anyone calculated how much they stand to lose by these unlimited transfers ahead of a WC31?

    To get the team I want on a gw 30 BB and then a WC 31 I think I would lose .8m when able to spend on the WC.

    .8m isn't the end of the world if you have a decent TV right?

    1. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      There's only a few weeks left, team value isn't so important now.

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        True

      2. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        I suppose for those looking to WC still it is though.

    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Personally I just want to get the max off a BB/WC - who knows it might be the only week of the season if Covid comes back. Plenty of value around

    3. HamezMace
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Probably a million or so, still less than my last divorce.

    4. Netters2018
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      thats not bad i lose 0.9m if i keep taa for bench boost.. ive decided its worth the risk.. tv doesnt mean extra points.. sure its not ideal but this is the hand we have been dealt

  17. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Any good captain shouts outside of Auba or kun? (No fh)

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Kev

    2. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Id be looking at a way to get kdb. The fixtures beyond the Liverpool game are too good to be ignored

    3. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Kdb, Sterling, Salah, Manè,

  18. El Presidente
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    I'm going to keep TAA, Mané & Jimenez. Lot of value there and I want them past this DGW. The other 2 players with a lot of value tied in are Herderson and KDB. It's not easy to find a way of keeping al of those and have a full DGW squad as well but...I'll have a crack at it

    1. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      I'm keeping TAA, Bruno and Jimmy for the same reason.

  19. Qaiss
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Sorry if it's a silly question, so we all get a free WC this week? Does that mean the people who still have their other WC will get to use it in other GW's?

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Yes

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Yes.

    3. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Cheers

  20. gaurava1216
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    For those going Triple City/Arsenal/Sheff Utd/ Villa and using BB

    who are your other 3 players to make up the squad?

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Patricio Doherty TAA

    2. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      TAA, Mané & Jimenez

      1. gaurava1216
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Nice... if keeping Mane and TAA then which big guns you not taking from City/Arsenal?

        1. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          That's the challenge right? Also keeping KDB so impossible to have Auba+Kun+ another premium city mid. Tough choices ahead, I think I'm going with Auba for sure seems the safest bet but the rest...

    3. Amey
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Triple Villa looks overkill

      1. gaurava1216
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Targett 4.4
        Reina sub keeper 4.5
        Grealish

        I guess they just fillers....

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          I hope it's FH mate 😀

      2. The_Fish
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Yeah it does. It's dreadful. Doing it anyway.

        1. gaurava1216
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          Me too lol
          triple all 4 teams

        2. Amey
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          Ha ha
          GL mate

      3. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        And triple Arsenal.

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          Inam thinking about Auba tbh.
          But that's it 😀

          1. badgerboy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            9 months, 15 hours ago

            I wc'd in 29 so have Auba and Saka still in my team they'll do for me.

            1. Amey
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 15 hours ago

              Nice

      4. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Maybe but why not? Let's have it!! Grealish McGinn and Targett...

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 15 hours ago

          Good Luck 😀

    4. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      TAA, Bruno, Jimmy

    5. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      To be honest, im not even convinced that i will get one gunner. Grealish is enough villa for me too.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 15 hours ago

        Exactly

    6. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Alonso, Doherty, Pulisic

  21. Differential (c)
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Bench Boost draft

    Leno (Reina)
    vanDijk Doherty R.James (O'Conell Ngakia)
    Salah DeBruyne Pepe Mahrez (D.Luiz)
    Aubameyang Jota Nketiah

    0.0m ITB // Unlimited

    1st draft. Looks f-ed, but its the first since I tinkered which has look alright-ish.

    Original team (have not clicked the transfer button)

    Leno
    TAA Alonso Doherty
    Salah Pepe Mahrez Foden
    Aubameyang Jota Ayew

    Pope Masina Sarr Ngakia

    1.2m ITB // Unlimited

    Thoughts?

  22. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Understand everyone's tied up on the FPL news, but here's a vFPL question!

    Who to bench?
    A) Ayew - LEI (A)
    B) Targett - NEW (A)

    1. HamezMace
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      B

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Villa defender for sure

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Cheers

    4. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Just looking at my vfpl and not getting PVA didn’t work out so bad with 82 points last night. I am thinking of getting rid of Digne who was no show last night and in friendly I ran and getting Baldock for nice run then PVA tomorrow.

      I think I would play Ayew.

  23. Ccc87
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Hi everyone!

    What u think about my strategy.

    1. Make team for this DGW
    2. Press BB for this GW

    This is the team

    Leno**-(MacCarthy)
    TAA-Maguire-Saiss
    Grelish**-KDB**-Pepe**-Fernandes
    Rasford-Jimenez-Auba**

    Targett**-Fleck**-Egan**

    Targeting players who have a good run of fixtures or DGW.

    Any advice?

    Gl, everyone!

  24. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Guys,

    Is Martinelli worth a look for third striker (am on BB and W/C the next GW). Was he injured before the break...??

    1. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Dropped for some reason. Nketiah a better choice it seems.

  25. St Pauli Walnuts
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    I reckon I will build for this DGW with the UL and play BB, then WC week after. I'll lose quite a bit of value, but I'll likely only get Salah back and go for Son over Mane so that frees up loads of dosh to cover it. How does she look?

    Current team:

    Pope / McCarthy
    TAA / Stevens / Doherty / Taylor / Lascelles
    KDB / Salah / Mane / Sarr / Barnes
    Jimi / Ings / DCL

    Planned team with BB

    Hendo / Leno
    TAA / Stevens / Baldock / Doherty / Taggert
    KDB (v) / Grealish / Mahrez / McGinn / Saka
    Kun (c) / Auba / Jimi

    0.2 ITB

  26. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    0.3 to spend on this FH (v). Suggestions

    McCarthy
    TAA Lascelles Doherty
    Mane KdB Traore Hayden
    Kun Vardy Jota

    Could just go Mo over Mane. Get a bench option in case of a no show. Upgrade Hayden or Lascelles?

  27. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Hello everyone

    What an interesting last few months.

    Sensible decision by FPL giving unlimited transfers. It needs to bring people back into the game. Pretty funny those people who were making transfers during the non game weeks trying to get an advantage over others have just wasted their time 😆

    I am not entirely sure unlimited transfers is actually that great. First game back there could be doubts for a few big players which means you miss out on these/take these out of your team and in there is a big risk of making your team worse after being forced into making moves

    1. inactive
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      OMG

      Good to see you boss

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      "Trying to gain an advantage"? for playing the game by the rules? One day my good Sir some one will laugh at you for "wasting your time". 😀

  28. Marmalade Forest
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    Massively stuffed over trying the sly WC in GW37 to BB IN (hopefully mega) GW38.

    Fortunately saw that message about it getting extra game weeks on the Saturday before the final week was due so pulled the BB, but obviously lost my WC.

    Karma puts me at a HUGE disadvantage to those who’ve still got their WC.

  29. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    who would you start out of Jota (WH Away) or Rashford (Spurs Home)?

  30. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 15 hours ago

    So if you had no chips left, what’s the best way to set up your squad do you think?

    1. HamezMace
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Get young players with good injury records, who are essential to their teams, and still have something to play for.

      Eg Grealish, Pukki, Abraham, Bruno.

      1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 14 hours ago

        Like this, cheers Hamez!

    2. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 hours ago

      Dont get caught up in the dgw hype. Or if you do, keep squad structure flexible and focus on price points so you can hop back on likes of Salah, Bruno etc.

      1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 14 hours ago

        Another solid piece of advice, cheers!