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Recapping the best Sheff Utd players ahead of FPL restart

Fantasy Premier League managers will have to be shrewd in their decision making when it comes to picking Sheffield United players for the remainder of the season.

Their Double Gameweek in the opening round has heightened interest in their assets but it can be difficult to work out which ones are the best to consider without looking at the underlying statistics.

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  1. KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    First one or second one for BB:
    Son + pulisic + nketiha
    Or,
    Mcginn + Cantwell + aubameyang

    1. Roy Rovers
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Second

  2. Roy Rovers
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    A - Lundy & Leno
    B - Targett & Henderson

    FH Week 30+
    ???
    ??? / Stevens / Baldock
    KDB / Sterling / Pepe / Grealish / Mcginn
    Auba / Kun

    Button / Targett / Greenwood / Lascelles

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Targett is on the bench.

      1. Roy Rovers
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Yeah that’s my problem....do I play him or risk Lundy?

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          How many points do you think Targett gets? Probably concedes in both.

          1. Roy Rovers
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 28 days ago

            Cheers TM.

      2. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Off Targett!

        B. But lose at least one SU defender. Villa will score against them.

        Henderson is out for GW31.

        1. Roy Rovers
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          Cheers....won’t have Henderson GW 31.

  3. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Is sterling worth the extra cash over Mahrez? Will be for one gw only.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Depends on who you are downgrading.

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Will have to downgrade jiminez and Doherty > jota and Saiss.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          What score are you expecting between West Ham vs Wolves?

          1. Disturbed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            8 months, 28 days ago

            1-2

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              8 months, 28 days ago

              Could still be a big difference in those combos. Why are they so high on your watch list if only a GW?

              1. Disturbed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                8 months, 28 days ago

                Have some value tied up in both. Not much tho.

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  8 months, 28 days ago

                  Fair enough, thought it was a FH.

                  1. Disturbed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    8 months, 28 days ago

                    Nah mate it’s BB. Cheers

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Not if they're nailed on.

  4. Canary_Kid
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    McCarthy
    Stevens Baldock Egan
    Sterling KDB Pepe Maddison Grealish
    Kun Auba
    fodders

    How's this FH looking?

    Considering Mount over Grealish as I think it'll be tough for Villa to do much vs. Sheff and Chelsea but the double is tempting. Thoughts?

    1. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      It looks good. The Maddison pick could be a decent differential with people either avoiding Leicester this week or jumping on Barnes instead because of his price.

      I was thinking of Barnes instead of Grealish but Grealish is guaranteed 180 minutes (if fit) and at least 4 points. Personally I think you should stick for now.

      1. Canary_Kid
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Cheers mate, love Maddison as a player and think Leicester will do damage against Watford. Main playmaker in that team. Grealish vs single GW player who has a better fixture is the big question.

  5. Cak Juris
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Will everyone regret for not having Lundy?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Probably given how the season has gone.

    2. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      I never really considered him until the other day because I cant see him playing 180 minutes but his goal threat was the deciding factor especially if United can't keep a clean sheet.

  6. HurriKane
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Which pair do you prefer? (max 10.8m)

    A) Leno Samatta

    B) Reina Deeney

    1. LE CHARO
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 28 days ago

      A

    2. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      A

  7. stephen paul holtham
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Reina
    Stevens Lundstram Baldock
    KDB sterling grealish Pépé
    Laca Aguero Aubameyang

    Martin ward Simpson king

    1. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Nice team. Not sure on the Laca pick but why not eh.

      1. stephen paul holtham
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Worth a punt if he plays and arsenal score good chance he’s involved

        1. Another Hoops
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          I'm thinking he might do something at Brighton for you too. He's worth a punt mate but I do think someone like Jiminez has a good chance of out scoring him with just one fixture.

  8. Another Hoops
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Finally settled on the following unless the pressers change my mind. BB active;

    Henderson
    Boly - O'Connell - Lundy
    Fernandes - Grealish - KDB (c) - Mane
    Aguero - Jiminez - Pukki

    Leno - Lascelles - Soyuncu - Traore

    (No WC left 🙁 )

    1. LE CHARO
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Very nice team, both for the double and the run-in

  9. Ziyech on the Bench
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Is Pepe and Auba too much for DGW BB?

    1. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Probably. Let's see the rest of your team but I imagine Pepe hurts your BB...

  10. LE CHARO
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Building a team long term (no WC), and planning to BB in 30+.

    Hendo, Leno
    TAA, O'Connell, Saiss, Taylor, Lascelles
    Salah/Mané, KDB, Fernandes, Grealish, Barnes
    Kun, Jimenez, Nketiah

    Think I found a good balance between DGW players and SGW players to keep long term, but I have a dilemma with Taylor. He's got an awful fixture (City away) meaning I'm kinda bench boosting with 3 players. Thinking of doing Taylor > Lundy, but that would probably mean taking a -4 down the line to sort that triple SHU def. Is it worth it?

    1. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Similar team above. Who would you downgrade to upgrade Taylor?

      1. LE CHARO
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Money is not an issue, I have enough in the bank to directly do the switch. It's just an issue of keeping him for the double knowing he could end up with negative returns if things went really wrong, or selling him for Lundy and getting him back later.

        1. Another Hoops
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          I think you should go for Lundy then pal especially for a BB. If Lundy scores he can probably repay the future -4 or is an easy switch to someone like Soyuncu, Taylor or Aurier in the future 🙂

          1. LE CHARO
            • 1 Year
            8 months, 28 days ago

            Thanks for your input. Yeah, I'm leaning towards that, but I don't like the idea of committing to a triple SHU defence that will be of no use past the DGW. Henderson will already be an issue given his price, and getting Lundy would add another one.

            I see you have 3 SHU players too, do you have a plan for them afterwards?

            1. Another Hoops
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 28 days ago

              Plan is to probably;

              GW31 - Aguero to Vardy
              GW32 - Grealish to Martial
              GW 33 - Lundstrum to Maguire

              1. LE CHARO
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 28 days ago

                Yeah I'm looking at something similar, with Rashford and Son instead of Vardy and Martial, but if I do get Lundstram I'll be outpriced. Guess there is no way around that hit.

    2. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      I think it is worth it. You will probably sell Henderson for a 4.0 anyway to free funds and play Leno through to the season end.

      1. LE CHARO
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Yeah, that's exactly why I'm not sure. I'm already committing a transfer down the line for Henderson, don't know if it's a good idea to commit another one for Lundstram.

  11. PepSala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Finally set on this BB team

    Leno Henderson
    TAA Doherty Egan Lascelles Holy
    KDB Mahrez Grealish Fleck Saka
    Aguero Auba Tammy

    Only question is KDB or Kun captain

    1. PepSala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Boly*

    2. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      One of the better Aguero Auba teams I've seen.

  12. akhilrajau
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    My BB team. planning to take wildcard on next gw

    Leno, Reina
    TAA, Egan, Lascelles, Lundstram, Baldock
    Grealish, Sterling, KDB, Saka, Cantwell
    Augero, Auba, Samatta

    please suggest any improvement, if any

  13. Greek Freak
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    How's this for a non-BB team?

    Ederson
    TAA - Stevens - Egan - Basham
    Sterling - KDB - Pepe - Grealish
    Auba - Jimenez
    Fodder x 4

    1. Greek Freak
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      If I did BB (which I'm not convinced by as I explained on the last page), Pepe would become Saka or Guendouzi and the bench players become Leno and three cheap ones.

  14. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Better option on BB? One gw only.

    A. Saka
    B. El Ghazi
    C. Mcginn

    Kdb Mahrez grealish fleck xxxx
    Auba Kun Jimmy

    1. JRO093
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Prob. McGinn..

  15. Mweene
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    On free hit:

    A. TAA & Fleck

    B. Sheff. United defender & Pepe

    1. zøphar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      A. for me, TAA is well capable of huge scores on his day and I'm not sure how many minutes Pepe gets with the games so close

      1. Mweene
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Any danger of TAA not getting to 60 mins?

        1. zøphar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          I think he should be fine at least in the short term, till Liverpool clinch the title

    2. Another Hoops
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      B

    3. jimski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      A for me.

  16. Roy Rovers
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Laca or Pepe on a FH?

    1. JRO093
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Pepe I think. Can't fit him in, myself.

  17. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Is jota a good pick?

    1. zøphar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      The main drawback of Jota vs Jimenez is that he tends to get substituted a lot, but there is a significant price difference and the other players in that price bracket are Pukki, DCL, Samatta etc so I do think he's a step above

  18. Klopp it
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    How's this team looking men

    Leno
    Taa, ake, baldock
    Son, mane, fleck, grealish, kdb
    Rashford, jimenez

    Bench, button, lascelles, dcl, boly

  19. KingRichud
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Samata or McBurnie

    1. JRO093
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      I wouldn't be on either, but clearly Samatta of the two

      1. zøphar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        For security of starts and good GW31 fixture I'd say Samatta

  20. JRO093
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    My FH team looks like this:

    Leno

    Stevens, Egan, Lundstram

    Sterling, KDB, Grealish

    Kun, Auba, Jimenez

    For my 11th starter, would you go A) Targett or B) Mason Mount? Or even C) McGinn?

    1. JRO093
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Could also do Mahrez and Pepe over Sterling and Mount... then play Pepe..

  21. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Henderson
    Walker lund doherty
    Mane fernandes kdb barnes
    Abraham rash jota

    Subs: pope saka vvd aurier

    1. Gun gun
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      How u all think of this team?

    2. LLoris
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Id try to get Jimi instead of Jota somehow

      1. Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        I initially have jimenez but the price diff margin is huge... and jota seem to be able to perform too?

        1. LLoris
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          I guess but Jimenez you dont have to be scared of him ever playing limited mins

  22. ZTF
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    For a bench boost...

    Leno (McCarthy)
    TAA Egan O’Connell (Walker) (Stephens)
    Mane Mahrez KDB Fleck Grealish
    Auba Abraham (Nketiah)

    Thoughts? 🙂

    1. ZTF
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Cahill for Stephens in fact

    2. LLoris
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Not sure about Fleck

  23. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Chelsea fans, how likely are the following to start at villa?
    - Alonso
    - Mount
    - Pulisic

    1. zøphar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      1. Alonso - Fairly likely imo , was on fire before the restart , I'd say 70-30 in his favour
      2. Mount - More certain of a start, maybe with RLC to sub on late
      3. Pulisic - very difficult to say , lot of competition on the wings with Pedro , Willian etc even with CHO injured

      If I was punting on one of those three I'd go Mount

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Thanks mate, was considering Alonso & Mount or Alonso & Pulisic

        I guess Alonso & Mount is the safest bet

  24. SH
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    How is this for a FH team?

    Henderson
    Alonso Lund Baldock
    KDB Mahrez Grealish Pepe
    Auba Aguero Rashford

  25. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Sterling or mane this DGW?
    Own kdb aguero ederson & TAA from pool and city
    Will have to change keeper if I get sterling

    1. The Red Devil
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Have WC

      1. SH
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Sterling and Henderson

        1. The Red Devil
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          Already got 3 Sheffield, Stevens, egan, fleck

          1. SH
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 28 days ago

            Not too keen on Fleck. Leno+Reina is other option

            1. The Red Devil
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 28 days ago

              Heard rumours that reina might not start, nyland might

  26. Vazza
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Responses would be highly appreciated.

      On a FH - which combo is better -

      1. Henderson*, Alonso, TAA, Abraham

      2. Henderson*, Alonso, Bruno, Abraham

      3. Henderson*, TAA, Martial, Abraham

      4. Leno*, Stevens*, McGinn*, Mane

      1. SH
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Tough! Maybe 2

        1. Vazza
            8 months, 28 days ago

            Thanks mate

      2. The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Current BB team
        Keep mane or get sterling? Getting sterling would really disturb the team balance, as I'll have to replace ederson & Fleck too
        Suggestions?

        Ederson Leno
        Stevens TAA Egan Lascelles targett
        Mane kdb grealish Fleck cantwell/saka
        Ayew Aguero Aubameyang

        1. MarkoSD
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          keep

      3. Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Any thoughts on this BB squad with a handful of SGWers as well?

        Ederson Leno
        TAA Doherty Lundstram Egan Lascelles
        Sterling (c) KdB Bruno Grealish Fleck
        Auba (vc) Jota Samatta

        1. MarkoSD
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          sterling(c) is big no-no
          lund is risk

      4. BigBillyBass
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        How’s this FH looking folks?

        Leno (Martinez)
        TAA Lundstram Stevens Egan (Mings)
        KDB Sterling Grealish (McGinn Cantwell)
        Aguero Auba Tammy

        1. MarkoSD
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 28 days ago

          gtg

      5. MarkoSD
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        bb

        Henderson reina
        Laporte baldock taa basham bellerin
        Grealish mcginn kdb sarr saka
        Kun auba dcl