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Scoutcast Episode 340 –Premium forwards on the radar?

Premium forwards are back on the menu for our Scoutcast trio as Joe, Andy and Az look ahead to Gameweek 37+ and try to pick some differentials to help Fantasy Premier League managers make a late push for mini-league glory.

While some of their tips are certainly bargains, they think this could be the week to turn to some forgotten pricier options, who have been sold by many in recent weeks.

Up top, Spurs hitman Harry Kane (£10.9m) and Arsenal talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) look primed for investment with kind fixtures for the run-in.

Meanwhile, Liverpool’s main men are under scrutiny. The underlying statistics point to a Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) haul on the horizon. But are the Premier League champions still motivated?

Recorded ahead of Thursday’s matches, all three of our Scoutcast regulars are full of hope after an average-to-bad Gameweek 36+ so far. To describe Joe’s Bench Boost this time around as laughable barely does this sorry use of a chip justice.

Our crew take a look at clean sheets for the final two matches, while Andy takes his turn to name his favourite differential for the run-in and also reveals an exciting membership offer.

The show finishes off as usual with their transfer and captaincy plans for Gameweek 37+. There are certainly plenty of differentials and forgotten premium picks to consider.

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  1. LIARS POKER
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Bruno or Rashford captain this week?

    1. el polako
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Martial or Mane for me.

    2. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Out of the two, I'd go Rash

    3. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Tough one, Bruno probably

    4. Strchld
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Bruno out of those.

    5. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Rashford but I'm going Martial

    6. GuenDoozy
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Rash

    7. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Martial for me but Bruno if not a choice

  2. Nightf0x
    • 5 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Martinez
    Sais taa long (taylor lascels)
    Kdb mane bruno raz (puli)
    Gren rash jimi

    Which? (Gw38+ puli to dsilva) (chasing ML 30 pts)

    A) grenwod mane -4 to ings/wood/wilson/king - martial/dsilva
    B) grenwod taa -4 to ings/wood/king/wilson pieters/bardsley/oconell
    C) taylor to bardsley/pieters
    D) mane to martial/dsilva/stanislas
    E) roll ft

    1. Stram Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      E

    2. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      I would roll ft but start Puli over Greenwood. I am united fan but he looked tired and out of sorts last night. I really fancy Puli vs Liverpool.

  3. Atimis
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Thoughts on Ederson and Pulisic to one from Ryan/McCarthy/Martinez and Mahrez for free?

    FH GW38.

    1. el polako
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Personnally I would look for someone with potential to deliever more than CS from goalie.

      Be brave take a punt

    2. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      I would keep Puli for GW37

  4. Fernandito
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Patricio Button
    AWB TAA Doherty Taylor Simpson
    Sterling KDB Foden Pulisic Bruno
    Vardy Greenwood Nketiah

    A. Nketiah & TAA to Auba & Long
    B. Pulisic & Greenwood to Martial & Wood
    C. KDB & Vardy to Salah & Auba

    Need something different to ML rivals

    1. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      B is something different and if your rival has not got Martial go for it

  5. Ian Davis
    • 10 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Best sub 6.0m defender for this week? I’m thinking either Wolves or Brighton.

    1. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Saïss?

      1. Ian Davis
        • 10 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        I’ve got him but thinking of doubling up.

    2. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Tarkowski

      1. The Man Pastore
        • 5 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        this

    3. Young Lingard
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Lamptey
      Tierney
      Tarkovski
      Stephens

    4. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Tark

    5. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      Burnley

  6. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Who to start?
    A) Bertrand
    B) Saka

    1. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Bertrand will start 100%

    2. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      Bertrand

  7. Danstoke82
    • 6 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Which move shall I make?

    A) Jesus > Auba -4 (own KDB. Plan will be to bring in Sterling + DSilva for 38)
    B) Willian > Martial -4
    C) Greenwood > Wood -4

    Am chasing in my ML and he owns Martial, will probably captain as well. 3rd place also owns Martial.

    Thanks in advance

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      depends on the gap. B and captain

      1. Danstoke82
        • 6 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Gap is about 20 odd points. Not owning Martial has put me in 2nd

    2. Shearer & Sutton
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      B

    3. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      B and captain

  8. Strchld
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Really worried, Im only one in my ML who doesnt have Martial and sure almost everyone in top 5 will captain him.
    Im 3rd and cap between 1.- 5. is only 40 points. 4/5 still have FH and will play it GW38 it seems.
    Should I take a hit to get Martial or captain Bruno? Can I survive one more week. This have been nighmare not owning Martial when everyone else have him.

    1. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      I have the same issue. I’m thinking about biting the bullet and bringing him in for -4 and sticking the armband on him. I need rid of Willian.

      Problem is Auba and Wood are niggling away at me too.

      1. Strchld
        • 3 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Yeah, really have to think this.
        I could do Mane and Greenwood > Ings and Martial but not sure is it worth it.

      2. Strchld
        • 3 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Mane at home against that Chelsea defence could get haul easily.

  9. FF Dirtbag
    • 8 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    How does it look for next GW?
    Who Should I captain?
    0FT, 0mill, FH 38

    Patricio
    AWB VVD Doherty
    KDB Salah Fernandes Pulisic Dilva
    Rashford Jesus

    Button;Nketiah, Lascelles, Simpson

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      Good team, C Fernandes or Dilva

  10. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Am I G2G?

    Pope
    Trent - Saiss - Egan
    Salah - KDB - Dilva - Fernandes
    Ings - Rashford - Jesus

    Subs: Henderson, Fernandez, Holgate & Hayden

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      G2G

  11. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    For anyone that misses the jingle at the start of the scoutcast: https://tinyurl.com/y46hpdxf

    1. J0E
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      We still use that on the podcast version. 🙂

  12. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Morning all, need some opinions on this. I'm 28 points behind in the cash ML in 2nd and 15 points ahead of 3rd (he still has Antonio to play).

    Is it worth the gamble to drop Ings or Jimenez to Auba or Vardy? Thanks

    My team
    1ft 4itb
    Pope Martinez
    TAA Doherty Saiss Aurier Taylor
    Martial KDB Bruno Sterling Foden
    Ings Jimenez Greenwood

    ML Leader
    Hendo Martinez
    Boly TAA AWB Egan Targett
    KDB Sterling Martial Fernandes Hayden
    Kane Jimenez Nketiah

    1. Martial Matas
      • 4 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Your team looks good. Midfield is a stalemate. Only really Kane he can hurt you with. Not worth losing Ings or Jimi. What about Greenwood to Wood?

  13. FOO FIGHTER
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    When is the new season starting?

    1. GuenDoozy
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      GIYF

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Sorry what lol

        1. Andriy Shevchenko is Back
          • 3 Years
          27 days, 10 hours ago

          Google is your friend I’m guessing

    2. what's my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      Aug 8

  14. Please Answer Me
    • 5 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    What do we think of Wood is he nailed? I saw he only started the last game

    1. FPLGraham
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Started vs Lpool as well. Other strikers injured or doubtful am pretty sure he's nailed on.

  15. FPLGraham
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Anyone discussed yet the possibility of Ings being on pens with JWP missing last time?

    Ralph mention it ever?

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      I was confused because ings chasing golden boot. But don't know

    2. GuenDoozy
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      i think theres a good chance, ings should have taken the last one as well...how often does Soton have a golden boot contender.

      20 PL goals, no pens. So impressive

      1. FPLGraham
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        incredible season really, so pleased for him.

  16. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    DeBruyne has never been priced over 10.5
    What will his price likely be next time? I'm guessing 11

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      12.0m along with Salah and Mane.

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        I don't see it happening for some reason

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      I’d guess 11

    3. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      He's a point off being top scorer atm, 12.5 for me

    4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      12.0 anything else would be criminal

    5. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • 1 Year
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      12.0

  17. marzo
    • 8 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Is Holgate def out for both remaining games or is he worth holding for a BB in 38?

  18. Jon Snow
    • 5 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Got 1FT and FH38+. Not sure what to do here, any help appreciated

    A) Vardy >>> Ings
    B) Vardy >>> Wood
    C) Lascelles >>> Pieters
    D) Other

    Patricio, Martinez
    TAA, Maguire, Doherty, Lascelles*, Basham
    KdB, Martial, Bruno, Pulisic, Foden
    Vardy, Jimenez, Nketiah

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      B

  19. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Which ONE week punt should I go for?

    A) Jimenez (CRY) : vs a depleted defense
    B) Wood (nor) : Scored 2 in the reverse fix
    C) Son (LEI) : Explosive, could be rested?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      B

      1. Slitherene
        • 2 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Thanks

  20. Infamy, Infamy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    30 points ahead of mini league rival. He still has BB and FH. The one player he has that I'm afraid could really hurt me is Salah. Would it be a good idea to cover this week with Vardy and Pulisic to Wood and Salah?

    1. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Y

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Do you think he'll cap Salah vs CHE this GW?

      1. Infamy, Infamy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        It's possible. He probably wants to captain his main differential. We have so many of the same players - KDB, Bruno, Rashford, Jimenez etc.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • 4 Years
          27 days, 10 hours ago

          Maybe bring in Salah but still captain whomever you think is the best option this GW

  21. Miguel Sanchez
    • 4 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Save FT here and GTG? Really want to punt on a Burnley defender for the last two GWs but will be in a stronger position in GW 38 with 2 FTs

    McCarthy
    TAA Maguire Doherty
    Sterling Bruno Martial (c) D.Silva
    Vardy Jimenez Ings

    Krul Pulisic Aurier Fernandez 1FT 0.9 ITB

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Save

    2. Infamy, Infamy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      How sick will you be if Tarkowski gets a 15 pointer?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • 4 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        I could live with it cause of his low ownership but the Pope 8 or 9 pointer would hurt more

  22. Who are all Lukakus
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    A.Maguire + Foden to Egan + Martial for -4

    B. KDB to Mane for free

    Will freehit 38

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      B from those

      1. Who are all Lukakus
        • 3 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Thanks. What do you think if Maguire + KDB/Pulisic to Tarkowski + Martial?

        I need Martial for this gameweek but hate -4 at this stage. Removing Maguire can back fire as well...

        1. rilo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          27 days, 10 hours ago

          -4 might be hard to take.

          Those transfers look better Tarkowski might be also involved in att as Norwich lost lot of headed goals.

          I think WHU will score against United. So if Tarkowski will get CS and United will lose a goal it will be 0 for You

          1. Who are all Lukakus
            • 3 Years
            27 days, 9 hours ago

            Actually Maguire to Tarkowski is just to free 3rd slot to welcome Martial at home against Westham. My ML is very close and any -4 is dangerous at this point though...

  23. rilo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Pope
    TAA Saiss AWB
    KDB Mahrez Foden Bruno
    Auba Vardy Greenwood

    G2G? 1FT 2.9ITB

    Thinking about some transfers, but maybe best way for GW 38 will be to save transfer.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Looks a save but who do you have on the bench if one of the City boys misses out?

      1. rilo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Willian first sub.

        Fernandez as defender

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • 4 Years
          27 days, 10 hours ago

          Yeah save - good first sub

          1. rilo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            27 days, 10 hours ago

            Thanks

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Save mate

      1. rilo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        27 days, 10 hours ago

        Thanks

  24. LIARS POKER
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    For this week only would you rather bring in Ings and play 3-4-3, or bring Silva in for one of Mahrez/Foden and play 3-5-2?

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Ings

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Ings

  25. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Am I G2G any suggestions?

    Pope
    Trent - Saiss - Egan
    Salah - KDB - Dilva - Fernandes
    Ings - Rashford - Jesus

    Subs: Henderson, Fernandez, Holgate & Hayden

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Yes

    2. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Save and wait for last GW

    3. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Save nice team

  26. Steve McCroskey
    • 6 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Is Salah to Martial (for free) sheer madness? Not owning him is terrifying me.

    Otherwise it's Pulisic and Foden to Martial and 4.5 for -4

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Not madness but Chelsea aren’t great defensively

    2. FPLGraham
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Not at all. Considering the same move.

      Pulisic running behind our high line isn't something I'd want to take a -4 to miss out on!

  27. THFC4LIFE
    • 3 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Any ideas lads? Using FH in 38 so open to a punt/hit

    Pope
    TAA Doherty AWB
    Sterling Dilva Bruno Martial Pulisic
    Jesus Ings

    Button Nketiah Lascelles Robinson

    2.1itb 1ft

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      TAA to Tarkowski if u are not scared about doubling Burnley def.

      Chelsea will score against Pool but still TAA migh get involved in att but there is a chance TAA will be benched imo

  28. Kaiser123
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    So, i wanted 2 FT for GW 38. However, only 2 fit defenders for this gw in TAA/ Doc. One of Aurier/Lasc/Holgate need to go. I have 5.2, so Tark for Burnley not possible. Any other suggestions?

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      27 days, 9 hours ago

      Any other Burnley defender

  29. RamboRN
    • 9 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    Pope

    Taa Egan Sais
    Kdb sterling mahrez Bruno martial
    Vardy greenwood

    Subs martinez iheanacho kiko killman
    1ft 1.7m itb. Any changes you would do? I'm thinking vardy for someone... possibly aubam or bring in woods for inheanacho and bench greenwood?

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      Vardy to Auba could work

  30. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    27 days, 10 hours ago

    12 Points Ahead. Rival has 6 different players.

    ME v RIVAL

    Pope v DDG
    Azpi v Aurier
    Martial v Foden
    Jimenez v Willian
    Vardy v Jesus

    Would you block any of the players or are there better transfers I could do?

    1. Steve McCroskey
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 10 hours ago

      I prefer your set up. Hold in my opinion.

      1. rilo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        27 days, 9 hours ago

        This. Your players are much better.