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The best budget forwards for the FPL restart

Our position-by-position analysis of Fantasy Premier League assets continues with a look at budget forwards.

With FPL managers granted the option of making unlimited transfers or deploying their Free Hit chip ahead of Double Gameweek 30+, many of us will be going big on the likes of Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.1m) and Sergio Aguero (£11.8m).

To afford these heavy hitters, we’ll need a cut-price asset or two to plug the gaps.

In truth, there isn’t an abundance of budget FPL forwards who are anything more than bench fodder – hence why we’re covering strikers all the way up to £5.8m in this piece and slightly eating into ‘mid-price’ territory.

A total of 57 players fall into this category, with the stand-out names discussed below.

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Mbwana Samatta

  • Price: £5.8m
  • Ownership: 0.4%
  • Next four Gameweeks: SHU + CHE | new | WOL | liv

Jack Grealish (£6.4m) is perhaps the only Aston Villa asset that many of us will agree on for Double Gameweek 30+.

The merits of the Villans’ defence, John McGinn (£5.4m) and Anwar El Ghazi (£5.5m) will be widely discussed ahead of Wednesday’s deadline and we can now add January capture Mbwana Samatta (£5.8m) into the mix.

With Wesley (£5.4m) injured, Samatta was thrown straight into the starting XI in Gameweek 25 and has played all three games since.

Scoring on his debut against Bournemouth, the Tanzanian striker looked fairly decent up top despite Villa slipping to four defeats in the games he featured in.

His aerial ability particularly caught the eye, with half of his efforts in a Villa shirt and his debut league goal coming from his head (he also nodded in his side’s solitary strike in the League Cup final).

Arguably the main concern would be the players behind him: Grealish aside, do Villa possess anyone who can supply Samatta with good enough service? The new signing has averaged only two shots per match in his four appearances so far, which is on the meagre side.

Had Villa not had a Double Gameweek 30+, many of us probably wouldn’t have looked at him – but then, that is likely true for a number of assets who will end up in our overhauled squads.

Samatta does at least have the advantage of facing Newcastle United in Gameweek 31+, which could be a decent match-up given how susceptible the Magpies have been to crosses in open play and at dead-ball situations.

Oliver McBurnie

  • Price: £5.7m
  • Ownership: 0.3%
  • Next four Gameweeks: avl + new | mun | TOT | bur

Sheffield United have been one of the most settled sides this season, at least in defence and midfield.

Rotation has been more commonplace up top, however, with Chris Wilder opting to frequently shake up his two-man frontline.

Changes were particularly rife when Sheffield United last encountered a period of serious fixture congestion in December.

Not one of the Bladesmen’s strikers has more than 16 starts to their name this season, although Oli McBurnie (£5.7m) and Billy Sharp (£5.6m) had been the preferred pairing before the suspension of play, having racked up seven and five consecutive starts respectively.

McBurnie had encouragingly accumulated a lot of pitch-time shortly before football ground to a halt, lasting 90 minutes in each match from Gameweeks 23-27 and then being substituted in the 89th minute of the Gameweek 29 win over Norwich City.

It’ll be a surprise to see any Sheffield United forward lasting the full duration in the first two fixtures back but, given that those matches make up a Double Gameweek for the Blades, McBurnie should still hit triple figures for minutes on Wednesday and Sunday combined.

Goals won’t come at a furious pace but then this is a sub-£6.0m forward we’re talking about and there is a reason that these assets don’t cost as much.

Only four FPL forwards, all of them way pricier, registered more shots in the box than McBurnie in Gameweeks 22-29.

Like Samatta, McBurnie is a perhaps a punt purely for the early Double Gameweek as the fixtures stiffen thereafter.

Eddie Nketiah

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  • Price: £4.4m
  • Ownership: 1.4%
  • Next four Gameweeks: mci + bha | sou | NOR | wol

The search for a dependable £4.5m-or-under FPL forward has been a largely fruitness one this season, with Mason Greenwood (£4.3m) and Aaron Connolly (£4.3m) only briefly threatening to establish themselves as the go-to bargain-bin options.

The return to fitness of Marcus Rashford (£8.8m) looks to be a blow to Greenwood’s chances of starting more regularly in the run-in, although the increase in permitted substitutes from three to five will likely see the teenage Manchester United striker continue to make cameos off the bench.

Could Eddie Nketiah (£4.4m) be the snip we’ve all been waiting for, then, particuarly with Arsenal enjoying two fixtures in Double Gameweek 30+?

It’s too early to tell for certain and, so long as Alexandre Lacazette (£9.4m) remains fit and available, there will be plenty of jostling for the central striker’s role in Mikel Arteta’s new-look Arsenal side.

Nketiah had been given the nod ahead of the more experienced Frenchman in Gameweeks 26-29, scoring once against Everton, although was hauled off before the hour-mark in the narrow win over West Ham, with substitute Lacazette bagging the winner.

There have been some positive omens in the friendlies Arsenal have contested ahead of the restart, with Nketiah hitting a hat-trick in the 6-0 win over Charlton Athletic and then leading the line for the first half of the Gunners’ 3-2 defeat to Brentford.

We don’t anticipate that he will start every match (maybe not even the bulk of them) but then we can’t really expect too much anyway given the dirt-cheap price tag.

With Arsenal’s two Gameweek 30+ fixtures separated by less than 72 hours, he will surely get a decent number of minutes to begin the season with – and that might be enough for those of us who are only relying on him for this opening Double Gameweek.

Jordan Ayew

  • Price: £5.2m
  • Ownership: 8.8%
  • Next four matches: bou | liv | BUR | lei

While the likes of McBurnie and Nketiah are rotation risks, Jordan Ayew (£5.2m) has been an altogether more secure starter this season.

The Ghana international has made Roy Hodgson’s line-up in each of the last 27 league games and has scored more FPL points (108) than anyone featured in this article.

The loan capture of Cenk Tosun (£5.7m) and the return to fitness of Christian Benteke (£5.7m) has seen Ayew move to a wider position in Palace’s attacking trident but, as we discussed in our Crystal Palace team recap, the Belgian’s presence could be more of a help than a hindrance.

Ayew scored in back-to-back games shortly before the lull in proceedings, taking his total to eight for the season – again, a tally that can’t be beaten by any other striker in this piece.

The biggest downside to Ayew at present is perhaps the Eagles’ fixtures, with seven of their remaining nine games against teams in the top half.

One of their only favourable match-ups, against Bournemouth, comes in Double Gameweek 30+, when many FPL managers will have their eyes on assets with two fixtures.

With Palace heading for safety and mid-table obscurity, the question would also have to be raised over what Roy Hodgson has in mind for his peripheral squad players, minutes-wise, in the closing quarter of the campaign.

Still, with his versatility and work rate being huge ticks against his name in Hodgson’s eyes, Ayew remains one of the more trustworthy forwards in this price bracket, ready to be deployed as an emergency FPL substitute if needs be and perhaps even handed a start when the odd good fixture does pop up (Aston Villa in Gameweek 35+, for example).

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No, we’re not advocating a move for Joelinton (£5.5m) just yet, but it’ll be interesting to see if playing behind closed doors has a galvanising effect on the Brazilian, given that he won’t have the weight of 50,000 Geordies’ expectations on his shoulders.

He had quietly impressed in pre-season and has scored twice in unofficial kickabouts this week, so maybe the much-maligned striker can be liberated without the bellows and groans that plague his appearances on Tyneside – or maybe not.

The effect of playing with or without a crowd is one of those unquantifiable variables that makes the end of 2019/20 tough to predict.

The compact Selhurst Park can be an intimidating cauldron when the Palace ultras are making a din, so it could be that Hodgson’s troops are handicapped without their vociferous home support.

Then again, perhaps playing without a raucous audience is exactly the thing that Christian Benteke (£5.7m) needs to up an abysmal goal conversion rate of three seasons in the making.

A pest of a presence to opposition defenders, human wasp Shane Long (£4.7m) refuses to leave Fantasy managers alone at the budget forward picnic table.

Just when we think he’s gone for good he re-emerges afresh, despite our repeated attempts to swat him away.

Now 33 years of age, Long has impressed so much of late that he has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension by the Saints.

The Irishman has been a regular starter from Gameweek 15 onwards and his only absence from the line-up in that time (two no-shows and a substitute’s appearance over Christmas) were injury-related.

The physical demands put upon the front two will likely see the occasional refresh up top given the frequency of the fixtures, while Long has been substituted in 11 of his 13 starts so far in 2019/20.

Never the most clinical of strikers, we can’t expect a deluge of goals from the veteran forward either.

Like Ayew, though, he would seem to be one of the more dependable characters in the budget forward bracket should he need to be called upon as an emergency auto-sub during the run-in.

Graham Potter’s unpredictability puts us off Neal Maupay (£5.7m) to an extent, with the Frenchman having been benched twice already this calendar year.

Winless in 2020, Brighton and Hove Albion also have one of the worst fixture runs in Gameweeks 30+ to 35+, although things do improve thereafter and he might be one to consider in the final three match rounds.

Underlying stats haven’t been Maupay’s problem and he sits third among FPL forwards of any price for efforts on goal in 2019/20.

Making the most of those chances has been an issue, however, with his conversion rate of 10.1% well below what we usually demand of our strikers.

It’s worth keeping an eye on Sean Dyche’s press conferences over the next week, meanwhile, as both Chris Wood (£6.1m) and Ashley Barnes (£6.1m) are struggling with fitness issues at present.

That could open the door for Jay Rodriguez (£5.7m) and Matej Vydra (£5.3m) at Burnley, who have some agreeable fixtures from Gameweek 31+ onwards.

Rodriguez has started every match from Gameweek 23 onwards with Barnes on the sidelines and sits joint-fourth among FPL forwards for attempts on goal in that time.

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1,084 Comments Post a Comment
  1. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 27 days ago

    A) Alonso Mount Fleck
    B) El Ghazi, Lund, Pulisic

    1. simong1
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      A

    2. Herman Toothrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      A

    3. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      A

    4. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      A) looks the more nailed of the two options to me, so no doubt B will end up outscoring it 😆

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Indeed, B has the advantage that I might get confirmation on Lund and El Ghazi starting before the deadline mind you

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          Good luck! 🙂

  2. Whats the Huth
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 27 days ago

    I have a wildcard.
    Yet I’m now leaning towards using my free hit.

    Would allow me to truly load up on DGW players.

    But SGW players can outscored the best of them. Hmmm

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      Using FH would prevent me losing value on my current team. I forgot to mention.

    2. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      Im planning on wildcarding again straight away and loading a bb dgw team for this week, see below

    3. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      Somehow when I look at my team after a slow WC, it is actually better set up for GW31+ so FH made sense to me. I have a WC and BB left on top of that too, so why not?

  3. simong1
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 27 days ago

    Think I'm almost set on this GW30+ BB team. Thoughts? Any suggested changes or good to go?

    Henderson, Leno
    TAA, Doherty, Lundstram, Stevens, Targett
    Mahrez, KDB, Grealish, McGinn, Saka
    Auba, Kun, Pukki

    1. Flynny
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      Looks lovely to me

    2. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Like it. Same as mine except Baldock for Lund (though I'm still considering Lund) and Jimi for Pukki.

      Who you captaining? I want to go with Kun but KDB seems the safer option.

  4. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 27 days ago

    Better bet for free hit please? Already have 2 x sheff defenders.

    A....lunds pepe

    B....doherty abraham (sgw players with good fixtures)

    Thanks

    1. simong1
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      B

    2. LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      Wouldn’t touch Pepe

    3. Vazza
        8 months, 27 days ago

        B - I don’t think Pepe is going to score many points.

        Can you respond to my post pls 🙂

    4. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      First draft for my BB team this week, will wildcard again quickly.

      Leno - Reina

      TAA - Doherty - Saiss - Egan - O'Connell

      KDB - Grealish - Mahrez - Saka - Fleck

      Kun(c) - Aubameyang - Jimenez

      Any good?

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Is Reina, Saiss, Saka, Fleck worth benchboosting? I'm not seeing the value in this dgw.

        1. beric
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          reina could pick up 4 or 5 points total from saves, wolves could esily get a CS...fleck and saka might get something over two games. I feel like a dgw is the best chance to use the BB, but maybe you're right, could downgrade the hell out of them and upgrade mahrez. thanks, food for thought

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            8 months, 27 days ago

            I'm not sure when the right time to use BB is but not sure its whilst forcing poor dgw picks into teams. I think a lot will get burned by this.

            Whereas i might triple cap Lundy...

            1. beric
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              8 months, 27 days ago

              you're a maverick. It's as much that trying to get in cheap players with decent fixtures will be difficult down the road, at least the ones I have here have 2 games

      2. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        might switch oconnell to lundy

    5. LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      OK, I got this!

      Leno | Krul
      Alonso | Doherty | Lundstram | Egan | Lascelles
      KDB | Mahrez | Mount | Grealish | McGinn
      Aguero | Auba | Pukki

      0.2 itb

      GW30+ BB
      GW31+ WC or FH

      🙂

      1. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        I don't get the pukki love

        1. LewanGOALski
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          SOU at home, worth trying for that price

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            8 months, 27 days ago

            Also started the season on fire and this will almost be like starting again

            1. beric
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              8 months, 27 days ago

              interestign theory

              1. Steve The Spud
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 26 days ago

                Convinced myself it’s valid

        2. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          especially with Ayew so much cheaper, and has looked good in training so fancy getting him getting his 3rd goal in 3 games.

    6. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 27 days ago

      Morning all, which trio should I pick for the DGW? Using BB and have WC ready for GW31;

      A) Sterling, Ozil, Samatta
      B) Mahrez, Pepe, 7.1 Striker

      Thanks in advance

      1. In a Rush
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        B with jota and 0.7 to spend elsewhere

        1. Danstoke82
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          Thanks for the feedback

          1. In a Rush
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 27 days ago

            No worries good luck

      2. Kurupt FC
          8 months, 26 days ago

          Definately with B , with perhaps Pukki or Jota

      3. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        No wc:
        A) Salah, saiss, targett
        B) pépé, Doherty, alonso

        Pépé would move to son next week

        1. In a Rush
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          I like B with salah a doubt and good plan to switch Pépe to son

      4. Riverside Red
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Any comments on FH team? - will revert back to strong team for remaining games. Concerned about Mahrez/ Ludstrum playing time.

        Henderson,
        TAA, Baldock, Lundstram
        Grealish, De Bruyne, Mahrez, Pépé
        Aubameyang, Agüero, Abraham

        Bench: Martin, McGinn, Simpson, Kilman

      5. Whats the Huth
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Why are people moving out Mane/Salah from their teams? Could haul vs Everton.
        Could outscore the likes of Mahrez

        1. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          I guess it's where else you can upgrade the rest of your team. But it's a risk, no doubt

        2. Colonel Shoe 肝池
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          I'm keeping a hand in with taa

        3. HamezMace
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          Salah has a slight knock which has kept him out of the friendly games, apparently it’s nothing serious, but worth monitoring

        4. beric
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          for the money, but yeah its risky as. I only own salah and theres talk of him holding an injury which swayed me. I would be more concerned if i owned mane and will be looking to get him the following week

        5. FALSE PROFIT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          It is the Kun Auba choices. I am not sure either if the risk is worthwhile

      6. Prison Mike
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        On FH:

        A) Mahrez & Mane

        B) Sterling & Pepe

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          B

          1. Prison Mike
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 27 days ago

            Cheers

        2. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          B) Looks cray cray so A) for me...

      7. mackan
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Any changes you would make? 0,9 in the bank. Playing bb and have wc left.

        Leno Henderson
        Taa Saiss Stevens Baldock Lascelles
        Kdb Sterling Barnes Grealish Saka
        Auba Aguero Samatta

      8. beanz87
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Hi - anyone know how to check if you still have this years wildcard left?
        Would like to know before picking the team for the double gameweek. Thanks.

        1. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          My team-> gameweek history-> scroll down to chips

        2. Danstoke82
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          I had to do the same. Scroll down on your team page and look at game week history it will tell you there

        3. beanz87
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          Sweet! Cheers

      9. Whats the Huth
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Mane or aguero

        1. beric
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          kun this week for me

        2. Danstoke82
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          Aguero for the DGW

      10. FALSE PROFIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        A) Pope Fleck Soy Traore
        B) Pope Martial Tomori Aurier

        2 BB options and a chose B and got 3 points. A) managed 18 points with significantly worse fixtures at the time.
        Goes to show another chip that requires considerable luck and can can cost you manipulating a side to use the chip.
        Get rid of it!

      11. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Does Doosra come on here any more?

        1. HamezMace
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          Haven’t seen him for ages, unfortunately.

          1. beric
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            8 months, 27 days ago

            I've lost his number, hope he's ok. Will send him an email

            1. HamezMace
              • 6 Years
              8 months, 26 days ago

              I believe there is another site which we’re not supposed to talk about, and he’s still around on there.

        2. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          No

        3. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          Hope he's well 🙂

      12. Oggle22
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        G2G with bench boost?

        Henderson
        Lundstarm Baldock Saiss
        KDB Grealish Cantwell Bruno
        Kun(c) Aubameyang Jiminez

        Leno Stephens TAA Mount

      13. aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Dont have wildcard.Which is best option here?
        Current team.

        -McCarthy
        --TAA--Alonso--Doherty--Saiss
        --Bruno--KDB--Salah
        --DCL--Jota--Auba

        --Pope--Saka--Cantwell--Taylor.

        Thanks guys.

        1. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 27 days ago

          That team is set up ok for rest of the season. Either FH this week and revert to that team for 31, or take a -4 to get Aguero, maybe Grealish and one SHU defender.

      14. Bavarian
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        What about this FH team?

        Leno
        TAA-Basham-Egan
        Grealish-Pepe-Fleck-Sterling-KDB
        Aubameyang-Aguero

        1. n14mul
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          Good for FH

      15. You've got red on you.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Anyone know if I can get my Wildcard reinstated if I had activated it for this GW before Project restart?

        Or is it just wasted? Seems a bit unfair but they might not consider the reasons just, once it's activated there's no going back.

        1. Epic ⚽ 墅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          Email them and ask. They can only say no.

          1. You've got red on you.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            8 months, 26 days ago

            Yeah, have done. Just wondered if anyone else is in the same boat.

            The way I see it is that GW30 doesn't exist and has been replaced with GW30+ so anything done in GW30 is void. Same as people who took a hit in GW30 but now can make unlimited transfers due to GW30+, will they still lose the -4?

            We shall see.

            1. Epic ⚽ 墅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              8 months, 26 days ago

              Quite a few people in a similar boat but I haven't heard anything about them getting a resolution. Will be interesting to see what they say to you. I doubt they will do anything about it but you never know.

        2. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          The answer is it's wasted I'm afraid 🙁

      16. Danstoke82
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Ok so I’m nearly settled on this BB team for DGW30. Have WC ready for 31, any changes to this lot?

        Leno
        TAA Stevens Baldock
        Mahrez KDB Pepe Grealish
        Aguero Aubameyang Samatta

        Subs; Reina Fernandez Fleck Aarons

        3 Sheff U, 3 Man City, 3 Arsenal and 3 Villa

        £0.6ITB.

        GTG or any changes needed?

      17. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        Any changes on BB before wc next week, 0.0itb

        Leno McCarthy
        Taa Laporte Egan basham ward
        Kdb Fernandes grealish Mount saka
        Aguero(c) auba jimi

      18. Lignja
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 27 days ago

        How is this team looking for BB, have WC and FH, cant decide on last 2 spots

        Reina, xxx
        Taa, Egan, Saiss, Lascales, xxx
        Kdb, Mahrez, Mount, Grealish, Saka
        Aguero, Auba, Vardy

        A. Pope, O Connell
        B. Leno, Terget
        C. Mcarty, Lundstram

        1. bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          B

      19. Vazza
          8 months, 27 days ago

          Repost

          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. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            8 months, 26 days ago

            1

          2. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            8 months, 26 days ago

            Repost

            Engagement with people who respond would be highly appreciated.

            1. Vazza
                8 months, 26 days ago

                The theory behind these picks is that one of these combos contain two additional DGW players and the other combos contain players who can score big in a SGW.

                Hence the confusion. 🙂

            2. Kurupt FC
                8 months, 26 days ago

                1

              • Ricky - it doesn't tak…
                • 9 Years
                8 months, 26 days ago

                4 just for more dgw players

            3. Eat my goal!
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              8 months, 27 days ago

              Can’t remember the last time a DGW really satisfied in terms of expectation

              1. bitm2007
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                8 months, 26 days ago

                GW27 was a good result for those of us who TC Salah.

                1. Eat my goal!
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  8 months, 26 days ago

                  Oh yeah, TC mane that’ll be why

              2. Beavis
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                8 months, 26 days ago

                Got jammy with the Salah TC but otherwise its been a while.

              3. n14mul
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                8 months, 26 days ago

                Unless you TC mane that week 🙁

            4. In a Rush
              • 4 Years
              8 months, 26 days ago

              Latest bench boost draft
              Any thoughts please? 0itb

              Leno Reina
              Baldock Egan Taa Lascelles mendy
              Kdb Pépe Grealish fleck Mount
              Auba Aguero jota
              0itb

              1. Beavis
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                8 months, 26 days ago

                Mendy is too much of a gamble for me. Rest is good.

                1. In a Rush
                  • 4 Years
                  8 months, 26 days ago

                  Yeah he’s definitely a gamble but could pay off, any suggestions ? Would have to be a re shuffle to accommodate a 3rd city player if I take him out

            5. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              8 months, 26 days ago

              Olivier Giroud

              Talk to me

              I see increased minutes in his future

            6. Kurupt FC
                8 months, 26 days ago

                Pick one please, thank you.
                A. Ozil
                B. Pepe
                C. Sane

                1. Beavis
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  8 months, 26 days ago

                  B

                  1. Kurupt FC
                      8 months, 26 days ago

                      Thank you.

                  2. Ricky - it doesn't tak…
                    • 9 Years
                    8 months, 26 days ago

                    B

                    A and c may not get as many minutes as Pepe even though I don't think Pepe will get more then 90 over 2 games

                    1. Kurupt FC
                        8 months, 26 days ago

                        Thank you.

                  3. Ricky - it doesn't tak…
                    • 9 Years
                    8 months, 26 days ago

                    A or B please

                    ________ / Henderson

                    O'conell / Egan / mings / ___________ / _________

                    Pepe / Sterling / grealish / KDB / cantwell

                    Aguero / auba / ayew

                    A) Reina - sokratis - lascelles

                    B) Leno - targett - hanley

                    1. Vazza
                        8 months, 26 days ago

                        B IMO

                        Can you respond to my post pls. 🙂

                        1. Ricky - it doesn't tak…
                          • 9 Years
                          8 months, 26 days ago

                          Thanks

                      • Kurupt FC
                          8 months, 26 days ago

                          A.
                          I wouldn't go double villa in defence personally.

                          1. Ricky - it doesn't tak…
                            • 9 Years
                            8 months, 26 days ago

                            Thank you

                      • Danstoke82
                        • 6 Years
                        8 months, 26 days ago

                        Anyone taking a punt on Ozil for the DGW? Seems more nailed under Arteta and at a decent price?

                        1. Eat my goal!
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          8 months, 26 days ago

                          Nooo

                          You’d never choose him for a SGW, I think this alone should rule him out

                          1. Danstoke82
                            • 6 Years
                            8 months, 26 days ago

                            True I guess!

                        2. GuenDoozy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          8 months, 26 days ago

                          I am. Posted a training video on instagram and looked sharp

                        3. Kurupt FC
                            8 months, 26 days ago

                            I was considering Ozil, but looking at his sgw stats, pfffft - not great really.
                            Now looking at Pepe for the dgw, hten swap him out for Son after.
                            I'm also considering Sane, that guy is itching to get a start and some game under his belt - could be an explosive diffrential for this dgw atleast!