Pro Pundits - Az

The United players I’m backing in FPL – and the Arsenal assets I’m avoiding

It’s baaaack… and it’s relentless!

As we march onwards in these uncertain times, the deadlines keep coming and we are all having to adapt as quickly as possible as we learn about different managers’ strategies, team fitness and who’s come back raring to go.

I’ve experienced all the familiar FPL emotions over the last week and, I have to say, I’m very happy that 22 men are running around after a ball again.

I’ve watched some incredibly poor games (Everton v Liverpool was particularly turgid), experienced the joy of a last-minute winner for my side (take a bow Neal Maupay (£5.7m)) and, of course, experienced a goal for one of my players chalked off by VAR (unlucky Son Heung-min (£9.7m)).

My own FPL team has got off to a decent post-COVID start. Using the Bench Boost in Gameweek 30+ saw me nearly half my rank (up from 165k to 94k) and my Wildcard team looks set to deliver a small green arrow, despite not owning any Liverpool attackers and backing Everton to do a demolition job on Norwich City.

Back in Gameweek 11, thoughts of a top 10k finish looked laughable. But, I feel like I’ve got the wind in my sails a bit and if I can have a strong end to the season, there’s no reason why this can’t be achieved.

I want to use this piece to focus on two teams that I’ve paid particular attention to, for very different reasons.

Arsenal

I mean, this is hardly revolutionary punditry. But, I think it’s really important to consider just how bad Arsenal have been since the restart – even if they did bounce back to winning ways against Southampton.

Arsenal have conceded 30 shots in the box since the restart, which is more than Norwich (21), West Ham (14) and Bournemouth (10). Even accounting for the extra fixture, that’s not great.

At the other end of the pitch, they’re averaging a chance every 11.4 minutes, which puts them in the same company as the likes of Watford, West Ham and Bournemouth.  

Mikel Arteta has inherited a mess, there’s no doubt about it, and the team that kept three clean sheets in four pre-COVID games looks like a distant memory.

There are rumours of unrest in the Arsenal camp, with Arteta reportedly unhappy with the attitude of some of his players during the break.

3pm team news

Against City, Arsenal went with a youthful lineup, but to me, the players starting, particularly Matteo Guendouzi (£4.2m), Eddie Nketiah (£4.4m) and Joe Willock (£4.7m), don’t look ready to be week-in week-out regulars.

Combined with a defence that will soon include David Luiz (£5.7m) and be without Bernd Leno (£4.9m) – their chances of a strong end to the season look slim-to-none.

Surely their talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m), who is 32 next year and likely has one big move left in his career, will be looking to head to the exit door. He did manage seven shots (three on target) against Brighton, which is encouraging, but he again failed to deliver against Southampton and if he repeats that trick against Norwich, I can’t see anyone keeping faith in the Gabonese international.

In my mind, targeting teams playing Norwich looked a strong play from now until the end of the season and after what I’ve seen so far, bringing in those that are playing Arsenal also looks a guarantee of points.

With Norwich heading to the Emirates, it’s almost unthinkable to think that Arsenal won’t get a win – but this could be their last chance to get three points in a while, with Wolves, Leicester, Tottenham and Liverpool all to come in the subsequent four Gameweeks. Eek.

In my view, the most worrying thing about Arsenal is their complete lack of desire to create openings and carve out chances. Dani Ceballos (£5.2m), I’d argue, is their most creative player and is performing relatively well in his new deeper-lying role, but this means he is absent from where they perhaps need him, pulling the strings further up the pitch.

As post-match highlights revealed, despite playing against a high-line City defence, players were reserved in trying to pick out Aubameyang.

Against Brighton, defending for the Seagulls was too easy at times and it took a wonder goal from Nicolas Pépe (£9.2m) for Arsenal to get a goal. It seems to me that Arteta is trying to patch up a frankly horrible defence with more negative tactics, but at the cost of fluidity and flexibility which makes the majority of their attackers avoidable.

I will however be keeping my eye on Bukayo Saka, who at £4.7m doesn’t eat up many funds in your budget, and may be a decent pick against Norwich if you are looking for some ‘coverage’ outside of Aubameyang.

He had two goal attempts against Brighton and I was impressed with him, particularly in the first half. He’s created more goals than any other Arsenal player this calendar year and even managed to hit the post against the Seagulls.

He’s in my line-up for Gameweek 31+ despite my reservations about Arsenal, with my frustrations towards Richarlison’s (£8.3m) uninspiring performance echoing in my mind, and perhaps not enough time to get over it before the next deadline.

Manchester United

Ole is indeed at the wheel, and currently, he’s at the wheel of a Ferrari rather than the Reliant Robin we saw him driving earlier in the season.

It has been two very different games for Manchester United so far: a more tactical battle against Jose Mourinho’s Spurs, followed by a swashbuckling display against a patched-up Sheffield United. But, it’s hard to argue with four points from these games, the first hat-trick for a United player in the post-Ferguson era and some decent defensive displays (despite a couple of individual errors that nearly broke Roy Keane).

When I decided to Wildcard, getting three United players was always the priority. As I went through the options, it was encouraging to see just how many players that I could feasibly consider.

Bruno Fernandes (£8.7m) was a shoo-in. The highest-scoring player since he signed, he was averaging more points than even Mohamed Salah (£12.7m) per game. He’s exactly the kind of player I like in my team, one who has the monopoly on set pieces, looks to play killer balls and isn’t afraid of a shot. He’s everything I wanted James Maddison (£7.5m) to be, but the quality difference between the two is clearly vast.

Fernandes was unlucky not to get a couple of assists against Sheffield United, too. I did consider pairing him with Paul Pogba (£8.3m), but with no penalties and rumours of a more deep-lying role (look at those long passes he can deliver), I decided against it.

I also wanted to tap into the backline. Pre-COVID, United had really turned a corner in terms of their defence. They now have five clean sheets in their last seven games. The hard decision was knowing who to get.

I tend to avoid centre-backs as I prefer more attacking full-backs, so that was Harry Maguire (£5.3m) out. Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s (£5.3m) stats hardly inspired confidence and so it fell, against all odds, to David de Gea (£5.3m).

The more I think about this move, however, the happier I am with it. A back three of Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.8m), Matt Doherty (£6.3m) and Serge Aurier (£5.0m) gives me a perfect blend of form and fixtures until the end of the season and helps me get involved with the Red Devils’ backline.

I also decided after the Spurs game to go with Marcus Rashford (£9.0m), who I thought looked dangerous, if a bit rusty. I was hoping some of that rust would have worn off by the Sheffield United game but alas, two glorious chances wasted.

He still came away with two assists, however, and for those (like me) that went with Rashford over Anthony Martial (£8.1m), I urge patience. The two are matching each other in terms of penalty area touches (14 vs 13) and are very close in terms of goal attempts (four v six). The key difference? Martial has been clinical with a 50% goal conversion. If the two keep getting the chances they are getting, I expect both players to be strong options until the end of the season.

So why am I not dropping Rashford for Martial, who is playing ‘out of position’, gets an extra point for a goal and even a clean sheet point too? The reasoning is just as it was pre-Wildcard: Martial is one of the most infuriating to own players in the game. When you think he’s going to do well, he doesn’t. When United need a spark, he’s often missing. When you watch a match wanting your players to get on and demand the ball, he can leave you hanging.

The first half of the Spurs game was a perfect example of the frustration that I have experienced owning Martial in my team in the past. He touched the ball nine times, the fewest of any player on the pitch. He comes too deep at times, and often looks laboured at getting back into the box.

Despite constant calls from Solskjaer that he wants him lurking more predatorily, certain games are going to see him falling back into these habits and United will not have an easier game this season than they did against Sheffield United.

When you compare Rashford and Martial over the season, in terms of averages per appearance, Rashford is ahead on just about every metric. I know it can be tempting to switch to “flavour of the week”, but to me, Martial is exactly that sort of player – great one week, awful the next. I’m sticking with Rashford.

If you’re rocking less than three United players, you could do a lot worse than using a transfer on Martial, but with games coming thick and fast, your transfers are more valuable than ever. Use them wisely.

As we head towards the final straight of the season, however, I think the most important bit of advice I can give you is: play your own game.

If you disagree with me, triple up on Arsenal v Norwich and hand Martial the armband. If you’re watching as much football as I am, you’ll be making your own minds up on who to target. Now isn’t the time to play it safe – attack the Gameweek, trust your gut, use the Members’ Area to compare stats post-COVID to pre-COVID and extract as much as you can from this crazy end to a season which I doubt we will ever see the likes of again.

But above all else, keep yourselves and your loved ones safe and healthy out there – and see you in the pub when this all blows over.


Az has been a contributor to the site and Scoutcast guest for many years. The Brighton and Hove Albion supporter has three top 10k finishes to his name in a long Fantasy career, the best of which was a rank of 817 in the 2017/18 season.

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2,115 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Stand By Mee
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Play one:

    A) Lascelles bou
    B) Holgate LEI
    C) Taylor cry

    1. barcaa7
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      B

    2. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A

    3. Slitherene
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A

    4. Garth Marenghi
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A

    5. Clintymints
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      I have Lascelles but will never play him so in this case A

  2. El Chapo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Wrecked my head trying to get martial in didnt want to use Son Bruyne or Salah but when i realised i could do son-martial jota-jimenez and lord-lampety i went for it - 4 hit. Right decision or not?

    1. Stand By Mee
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Jota won’t get anywhere near Jimenez but the others are ok I guess

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        He bought jimenez in

        1. Stand By Mee
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 3 months ago

          Oh yeah my bad. Much better

    2. Greek Freak
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      So you won't do Son to Martial for free, but you'll only do it as part of a -4 hit?

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        ahah, guess he wanted Jota out also. Also not having Jimenez is dangerous rn

      2. El Chapo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        More of a long term plan that should work out according to RMT ya wanted Jimenez maybe i should have asked ot like this Son+Jota or Martial+ Jimenez? - 4 was only way could afford it downgrading lord

        1. Greek Freak
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 3 months ago

          Yeah fair enough. Though I kind of feel that Jimenez is overrated and his ceiling is 9 points. He sure is an upgrade over Jota though, unless you happen to have Jota on the 1-2 weeks a year that he's unplayable.

          1. El Chapo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 3 months ago

            Ya got jota for his nice little hauls was waiting on it after last year put in Jimenez on free hit two weeks ago back to jota last week, so wana move away now, i really didnt want to lose son I must stress and rarely take hits

    3. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Gonna keep an eye on Lord - did he drop tonight ?
      real shakey start for sheff utd but 4.9/4.8 oop defender hard to pass over

      1. El Chapo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Ya would have been priced out of these moves fairly soon Jimenez and Martial due to rise agian and Lundstrum to go down

  3. storr84
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    RMT

    Advice, please?

    A - any obvious changes
    B - save FT

    DDG
    TAA Doherty Lascelles
    Mane KDB Bergwijn Bruno
    DCL Rashers Jimenez

    Martin Simpson Robinson Guendouzi

    1 FT, 0.2 itb

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      B

    2. El Chapo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Berg to Pulisic WHU and NOR next, use the money on a defender you'll need one soon by looks of bench

  4. Puyol Pants Up
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    How nailed is Lampety for brighton? A solid enabler at 4.0?

    1. ZimZalabim
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Unclear, he started because of his pace to catch Vardy when Leicester countered so tactical decision but he played very well so reasonable expectation he should keep the shirt for United, but beyond that its tough to say but I would say hes still a solid pick as a fifth def.

  5. Greek Freak
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Man City v Liverpool predictions?

    City will surely have a point to prove vs. the champions, but Liverpool will be rested with no FA cup. Do you see it as a high-scoring game or will it be cagey?

    1. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Can see Liverpool winning.. They will want to rub salt into the wounds of their nearest rivals.. 3-1 Liverpool

    2. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Could be two b-teams playing - pep wouldn't think twice rotating and Liverpool have nothing else to play for(think Klopp confirmed this)

      1. ZimZalabim
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        what reason does Liverpool have to play a b team after 9 days off ? To rest players for Villa 3 days later ?

        1. jesus jesus
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 3 months ago

          I think they wouldn't want any injuries into next season - is there not players need matches for medal ??

          1. ZimZalabim
            • 5 Years
            1 year, 3 months ago

            If there is rotation or rest I would expect it will be players going off earlier in games 65-70 min mark rather than not playing at all, but that will be because they will have a game every three days from city on, but for the City game in particular I dont see any reason why the strongest 11 isnt put out

    3. ZimZalabim
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      I keep flip flopping between thinking city will want to put a marker down for next season and that Liverpool will want to make sure they get all the records, most wins, most points, biggest gap etc etc and will come in confident.

      Currently I think Liverpool will win but that could change in mins

      1. jesus jesus
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Hope you're right - 2 full teams would be great match.
        But like us all we're all trying to 2nd guess pep and klopp

    4. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Man City B beats Liverpool B !!

    5. Greek Freak
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Thanks all, I'm in two minds as well, which unfortunately isn't great for my team selection either!

    6. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      City will have their focus on the CL and Liverpool will have their eyes on the record city set last year. I see them both starting a decent squad but after 60mins or if the game is blown wide open with 2 early goals it’s going to be the young guns battling it out

  6. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    WC 33, BB 34.

    Lloris Martinez
    TAA VvD Doherty AWB Taylor
    KdB Mahrez Martial Sarr Foden
    Rashford Jimenez DC-L

    0.2 ITB

    Should I rip apart this team to bring in the likes of Kane/Son?
    Going without a Chelsea attacker is also a worry.

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Isn't it a 1 GW punt in the end?

      1. Slitherene
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Ideally, yes.
        So what would you suggest?

      2. Slitherene
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        This is my potential WC team. Should've mentioned.

    2. JonSnow
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      What formation?
      Mahrez to Pulisic or son if you downgrade VVD, i can't see city getting much out of the game if liverpool play their first XI and he is rotation risk.

  7. Salah’s Sonnet
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Just a quick looknover this one please gents? G2G here ya reckon?

    Henderson
    TAA - Aurier - Doherty
    Martial - KDB - Mane - Bruno
    Nketiah - Jiminez (v) - Rashford (c)
    _____________________________
    Krul: Taylor: Cantwell: Lundstram

    Anything worth a -4?

    Many thanks guys.

    1. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Start Krul this week

      1. Balls of Steel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Sorry forget that suggestion!

        1. Salah’s Sonnet
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 3 months ago

          Haha cheers man, rest decent though?

          1. Garth Marenghi
            • 5 Years
            1 year, 3 months ago

            I think Taylor gets a cs especially with Zaha probably out.

            1. Salah’s Sonnet
              • 10 Years
              1 year, 3 months ago

              Agreed, unsure whether to start Nketiah or Taylor tbh

  8. Balls of Steel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    How's this team line-up looking for GW32 fellas?

    Pope
    Doherty Aurier Maguire
    Mané KDB Bruno Son(V)
    Rash Jimi(C) DCL

    Martin Saiss Lascelles Geun

    1FT, 0.6ITB

    1. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      As good as any

      1. Balls of Steel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        🙂

    2. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Nice side, i could potentially regret doing Son to Martial above, but ah well, wanted to go for it.

      1. Balls of Steel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Can understand why you would want a second United attacker mate..

  9. davies
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    In case of an Alonso no show...

    VC:
    A) Jimenez
    B) Son
    C) Bruno

    First sub:
    1) Greenwood
    2) Barnes
    3) Taylor

    Start Pope or Hendo?

    1. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Tough !!
      A1 pope ??

    2. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Think jiminez nailed.
      Greenwood best of that bunch even if less mins.
      Arsenal score against sheff utd

    3. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A1

  10. RubeRx
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Hakimi to Inter Milan for €40m is such a steal for Conte

    Perfect for his 3-4-3/3-5-2 hybrid

    1. tucaoneo
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Bizarre move from his point of view. Carvajal is 28 with injury history and heart condition. Totally winnable competition for Hakimi.

    2. Clintymints
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      What the hell he is one of the best rbs coming up

      Still young man guess

  11. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Best cap pick?

    A. Jiminez
    B. Son
    C. Rashford
    D. Kdb
    E. Bruno
    F. Vardy

    1. SiSenor
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      C for me

    2. ChipsnGravy
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      I’m going Jimi

    3. Blitzar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 months ago

      C

  12. SiSenor
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Need some advice ...

    On a WC I already have martial and rashford do I triple up on utd attack or throw a defender in there.

    A. AWB + Son
    B. Alonso + Bruno

    Cheers.

    1. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A

    2. Blitzar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A

  13. Salah’s Sonnet
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Jiminez shoukd start shouldn’t he against Villa? Just wondering that’s all with the short turnaround.

    Also, in connection with my above team, would you start Nketiah (NOR) or Taylor (CPL)?

    Many thanks guys.

    1. El Chapo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Nketiah more upside to it

      1. Salah’s Sonnet
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Cheers Chapo

  14. ChipsnGravy
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Currently
    TAA/Doherty/Masons/Pereira(inj)/Williams
    Salah/KDB/Traore/Bruno/Saka
    Jimi/Rash/DCL

    0itb and 1 FT

    Thoughts for this week

    A) Salah/Pereira out Son/PVA in (-4)
    B) Salah/Williams out + Martial/Aurier in (-4)
    C) Traore/Pereira out Willian/Aurier in (-4)
    D) Pereira out Aurier in for free
    E) Leave and sort it next week with 2 FT

    Not sure I want a Man U and Wolves triple up?

    1. L S P
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Who's Masons? (Masina?)

      If so, E. If not, D.

      1. ChipsnGravy
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Masina.. typo

    2. Blitzar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 months ago

      D

      1. ChipsnGravy
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Yeah typo above it’s Masina

  15. ZimZalabim
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Seeing so many people planning to get or already having triple united attack, it was one good performance against a team that was missing 3 of their 4 main defensive players and had substandard players filling in.

    I wouldn't be surprised if United blank against Brighton will be pretty typical of this inconsistent version of united.

    Having said that I have a double up lol but triple attack seems like over kill

    1. Greek Freak
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      It's pretty simple really, if I get Martial they'll go back to the anaemic side that grind out 1-1 draws. If I don't get Martial they'll win 4-0 with Martial and Rashford braces...

      1. Greek Freak
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        If any other non-Martial owners want me to take one for the team and get him, let me know. If he's in my team he's guaranteed to be the uninterested Martial that would feel lucky to get 1 goal with no bonus.

      2. Blitzar
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Hahaha

    2. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Think 3 teams have impressed so far - city pool utd

    3. Les Bleus
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Well, there’s only been two games so far so “one good performance” is 50% of their games. Also, they absolutely dominated Spurs in the second half of their first game back and should have scored 2 or 3.

      They’ve impressed big time.

    4. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Totally agree with this. I think city are the only team in the league who can ever justify an attacking triple up. Double up + a defender is a much better approach IMHO

    5. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Nice fixtures and good value for their attackers.

  16. tucaoneo
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Play Martinez over DDG (according to scout pick)?

    1. ZimZalabim
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      ddg

  17. jjesus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Aubameyang TC?
    Can't think of a better fixture to use the chip...
    Y or N ?

    1. Greek Freak
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Would be pretty ballsy... I'm captaining him because that's the whole reason I got him in the first place, but there's nothing in the way Arsenal line up and play that fills me with confidence to TC him.

    2. jjesus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Still fighting for top scorer trophy as well

  18. L S P
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Which two start?

    A) DCL (LEI)
    B) Sarr (SOU)
    C) Saka (NOR)

    1. jjesus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A

    2. Blitzar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A & B

  19. osceola31909
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Who will be the top captain pick among the top 10k?

    1. Ragabolly
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Jimmy

      1. Clintymints
        • 12 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Who you going for mr rag

        1. Ragabolly
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 3 months ago

          Salah at the moment...

  20. The Red Devil
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Pope button
    TAA Doherty Lascelles Femenia Schletto
    Mahrez mane son Fernandes Guendouzi
    Aubameyang DCL Jimenez

    1 FT 0 ITB
    Save FT & get the United duo next GW or get in Martial now??

  21. Greek Freak
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Can anyone convince me that it's a good move to keep Sterling instead of selling him for Martial?

    1. Blitzar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Sell for martial

    2. ChipsnGravy
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Nope... sell

  22. Les Bleus
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Any of these transfer worth it or just save?

    A) Son to Martial
    B) KDB to Martial

    Also, start Tammy or Saka?

    1. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Save.
      Tammy

      1. Les Bleus
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Cheers

      2. Keep Calm and Play On
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        This

  23. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Play one

    A) Egan
    B) Basham
    C) Lund

    1. Greek Freak
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Tough one... Who knows what happens with Lundstram, and of the other two I marginally prefer Egan.

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Same as my thinking. It's a shame we can't see who starts in the cup. Maybe berge and then Lund plays spurs? I might just take a punt. Clean sheet seems unlikely anyway

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      I don't see a clean sheet. Safe is 2 points with A or B, a gamble gets you 0,1,2 or a haul with C.
      So C for me.
      In fact I've got both A and B sat on my bench waiting to be sold off.

  24. Greek Freak
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Play Kiko or Lascelles?

    1. Clintymints
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Lascelles

    2. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Tight one but maybe Lascelles. Bournemouth's attack is blunt right now

      1. Greek Freak
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 3 months ago

        Thanks, I had Lascelles playing but it really seems a 50/50 to me.

    3. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Lascelles

  25. fplfansss
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Who to start:
    A. Lascelles
    B. Soyuncu
    C. Baldock

    I have TAA and Saiss as definitive starters this weekend.

    1. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Lascelles

    2. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      A

  26. FPL ElasticO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Is this transfer worth doing as Liverpool has hinted at rotation??

    A. Robbo >>> Aurier
    B. Robbo >>> AWB/Maguire

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      Where did they hint that? Did I miss it? I’d save

  27. Rivers
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Barnes + Jota >>>>Son + Nketiah
    -4 worth to do?

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      You starting both? I would but without seeing your team hard to say

    2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      I think so yeah

  28. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Bergwijn to Pulisic with FT or save?

  29. Manani
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    captain Jimenez or Salah?

    1. Manani
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 months ago

      (or Son)

  30. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 3 months ago

    Is Alonso now nailed?