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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. Magic Hamster
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    DCL > Ings for Free, then bench Foden ...seem sensible? Or is Ings due a rest and not worth the risk as Foden, even coming off the bench has a perceived higher points ceiling due to playing for City?

    Team with transfer would be:

    Martinez
    Egan Doherty, TAA
    Pulisic, Fernandes (c), Martial, De Bruyne
    Rashford, Vardy, Ings

    Bench: Lloris, Taylor, Diop, Foden

    I'm trying to protect a 15 point ML lead.

    1. Flaming Flamingo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I'd play Foden over Pulisic personally

      1. Flaming Flamingo
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Or if you like Pulisic this week, save the transfer bench DCL

  2. internal error
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    After a bad week, top 10k, seems very unlikely. Who would be the best punts to give me a small glimmer of a chance of making it? I'm about 40 points from top 10k and have a FH chip.

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Auba
      Vardy
      Foden
      Kane
      Double Burnley defence

      1. internal error
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Is that in order of preference? Thanks

        1. diesel001
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Yep.

  3. BanVasten
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Can’t believe I’m writing this but...
    Who scores more over next 2 GW’s?
    TAA or Pieters?

    Looking to do the below.
    TAA + Jota > Pieters + Ings

    Free’s up enough cash for Saka > D.Silva next week.

  4. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    No replies guys..

    Guys Rival has sterling and mahrez and is 8 points ahead in ml both have tc left so what should I do

    Martinez
    Taa doh kiko
    Mane kdb bruno Martial puli
    Vardy greenwood

    3.9 Connolly lasc* Simpson *

    1ft 2.3itb

    A) save
    B) lasc to pieters
    C) puli to silva /mahrez
    D) vardy to auba

    Suggestions needed guys

    1. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Save imo

  5. Neo-Viper
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Captain?
    A) Jesus
    B) DSilva
    C) KDB

    1. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Too early to say I think

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        tomorrow just before the deadline then?

  6. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    A Kiko clean sheet and assist off my bench to save my GW. Asking too much? 😆

    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Willi happen in gw37...

  7. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Heard that maddison chilwell Fuchs all miss the rest of the season..is it true?

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Likely. Soy banned as well. Pereira still out. But Leicester have enough to still play well:

      Schmeichel
      Morgan Evans Bennett
      Justin Ndidi Tielemans Thomas
      Perez Vardy Barnes

      An injury to Ndidi or Vardy would ruin them though.

  8. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Best forward to bring in to replace Vardy? (Also have Greenwood and Jimenez)

    A) Jesus (have KDB)
    B) Ings
    C) Wood
    D) Keep Vardy

    1. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I'm keeping

    2. yosim
      2 months, 4 days ago

      D

    3. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      D

  9. Fire Chief Moe
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Thoughts on Sterling starting?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      He has been benched a lot recently - surely he starts a few in a row now?

    2. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Given up trying to guess now

    3. Lucy2019
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Unlikely

  10. Vimes (No Arsenal Players)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    A) Greenwood > Ings for a -4 hit
    B) Willian > Mahrez for a -4 hit
    C) Willian > Silva for a -4 hit
    D) start Greenwood (and save FT for GW38+)
    E) start Willian (and save FT for GW38+)

    1. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      D

    2. Vimes (No Arsenal Players)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Thank you. I like it cause that's what I'm on 🙂 Just so many options lol

    3. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      D

  11. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    A) Vardy > Laca
    B) Kiko > Pieters (bench TAA)
    C) Pulisic > Armstrong
    D) Other
    E) Save (will FT GW38 though)

    Pat
    AWB TAA Doherty
    Martial Bruno KDB Dilva
    Jimmy Vardy Ings

    Bench: Pulisic Fernandez Kiko
    0.7m ITB

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      All options for free btw, have 1 FT

    2. Flaming Flamingo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      To be blunt, I hate all of those transfers. So E

    3. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Vardy->Wood and in gw38 Jimenez->Jesus?I guess you can do it with C option?I am getting Stanislas over Armstrong!

      1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Hmm not a bad idea

  12. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Do you guys think Foden will start against Watford?

    1. Flaming Flamingo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Probably, but who knows

    2. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Wouldve thought he’ll be benched in fa cup and start watford yeah

  13. ZLATAN'S PONYTAIL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Greenwood to Wood
    Jesus to Rash
    For a -4. Doesn't sound right does it?

    1. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Jesus is a priority target to get IN for me this week. Would never consider selling him for a hit

    2. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No

    3. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No

  14. Champ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Last game of the season,

    Would you prefer 50 minutes or so of Sterling at home to Norwich
    Or
    Mane with 90 at Newcastle

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Who says Sterling only gets 50 mins at home in the last game?

      1. Champ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        I just said it there

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          prob Sterling still

    2. ZLATAN'S PONYTAIL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Oooooh. Tough one. Mane at Newcastle
      City still have other competitions to play.

      Effectively Liverpool's last game of the season. You'd imagine they'd want to go out on a high

  15. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Imagine this has been asked a lot but struggling, Vardy out for who?

    A: Ings

    B: Jesus

    1. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A

  16. balint84
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Pulisic to Son or Mahrez -4?? Do it or not?

    1. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No

  17. fakelund
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Looking to build on a great GW36...

    Already brought Tarkowski in for Azpilicueta, now tempted to double up on Burnley defence with Pieters... (Lascelles to make way). Worth a hit to get him in and bench Foden or AWB?

    Henderson
    Doherty, Tarkowski, AWB
    Dilva, Sterling, Foden, Fernandes
    Ings, Jimenez, Rashford

    (Fodder, TAA, Norwood, Lascelles)

    1. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      nah

    2. Neo-Viper
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No.

  18. aapoman
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Kane or Auba?

  19. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Who to bench this week?

    A) Pulisic

    B) Basham

    1. aapoman
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      basham

    2. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Always start the attacker

  20. Aubaaaaa
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Which pair do you reckon will score more this week?
    A. Auba Saka -4
    B. Ings Egan

    1. aapoman
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      tough one. B

    2. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Given that Villa's defence has improved slightly, I would go with B

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      B

  21. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Thiago to Pool pretty much wrapped up. Would be interesting to see how he performs from an FPL point of view next season and how much playing time he gets

    1. Berbs
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Not really. The news from Germany is that he's agreed to move to Liverpool and Klopp wants him. But Bayern and Liverpool are apart in transfer fee.

      1. internal error
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Doesn't sound like there's a big difference. Once Brendan pays up for Lallana, we should be close to a deal IMO

        1. Berbs
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Lallana leaving on a free I think

  22. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    What a shite fpl season it has been, might not even make top 100k for the first time since started playing in 09/10 season. What a bore the games are without the fans. Feels like friendlies

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I seriously don’t get any less enjoyment out of the games

    2. Rashleigh Runabouts
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Agree. Can't catch a break this season. It feels like the more effort I put in the less I get out. Trailing 30 odd points in ML, wont catch him but wont give up. I guess everyone has a bad season in them, just like everyone has a good season in them too. Roll on next year!

  23. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 4 days ago

    I know this may be an obvious one, but who would you bench out of Foden and Vardy for gameweek 37?

    1. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Foden

    2. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      foden

  24. Vimes (No Arsenal Players)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Play:

    A) Ederson (WAT a)
    B) Henderson (EVE h)

    1. yosim
      2 months, 4 days ago

      tricky, B maybe

    2. Aubaaaaa
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Tough choice. I would say B.

  25. yosim
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Aurier -> Pieters and Greenwood -> Wood for a hit ?? (chasing ML rival by 30) thanks

  26. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Hey fam! Save FT & GTG? 1 FT 1.1 ITB

    DDG
    TAA Stevens Saiss
    Salah(C) Sterling Bruno Pulisic
    Jesus Greenwood Nketiah

    Nyland Antonio Egan Lascelles

    1. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Would rather Antonio over Nketiah

  27. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Bench Greenwood or Foden?

    1. Aubaaaaa
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Foden

    2. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Keep switching but now foden is first on the bench

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

    Trying to chase down a 30 point lead.

    Who would you bench - definitely playing my 5 midfielders:-

    Vardy, Jesus or Greenwood?

    1. yosim
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Greenwood

      1. Superhoops
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        thank you

    2. Aubaaaaa
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Given the form, Greenwood.

    3. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      GW

      1. Superhoops
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        thanks both

  29. Klopp it
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    1 free transfer 0itb what would you do

    Patricio
    Taa, doherty, holgate
    Salah, trossard, kdb, fernandes
    Kane, jota, greenwood

    Bench, button, grealish, baldock lascelles,

    1. JBG
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Holgate to Peters.

  30. FantasyHero
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vardy & foden ->
    Auba & Dilva
    Or
    Ings & Pepe
    ?

    1. yosim
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A

    2. Aubaaaaa
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A

    3. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Rest of attack:
      KDB Sterling Martial Willian Foden*
      Greenwood Jimmy Vardy*

    4. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A