Pro Pundits - Sam

A position-by-position guide to the FPL assets on my radar for Gameweek 38+

FPL Family’s Sam talks us through her initial thoughts for a Free Hit team in Gameweek 38+.


Gameweek 38+ can make or break a Fantasy Premier League season, might be the difference between winning and losing a mini-league and is when the all-important overall ranks are finally decided. 

Normally for me, I try and roll a transfer into Gameweek 38 to enable me to have a couple of moves for the final day.

However, this season is different as my Free Hit chip sits still unused going into the last weekend of 2019/20.

This is uncharted territory for me, as I have never held a chip so long. In many ways, it’s a really exciting way to end the season, but equally, there is an added pressure of making the wrong decisions at such a pivotal point of the campaign.

However, the decisions are the same regardless of whether you have a Free Hit or are just using normal free transfers.

Which teams have the fixtures? Which sides have the form? Who has both? And then, once the teams are narrowed down, which players within those clubs offer the best chance of FPL returns? Then we also have to consider who has something left to play for, be it European football, a relegation battle, the Golden Glove, the Golden Boot, a pre-retirement send-off or the final game for their club.

The Season Ticker makes picking out the teams easy – especially without having to think about the long-term consequences of the transfer, as it’s a one-week roll of the dice. 

Best fixtures for defenders

Arsenal, Burnley, Manchester City, Spurs, West Ham 

Best fixtures for attackers

Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool, Manchester United, Spurs, West Ham

Clubs fighting relegation 

Aston Villa, Bournemouth, Watford, West Ham 

Clubs hunting European football 

Arsenal, Chelsea, Leicester, Manchester United, Spurs, Sheffield United, Wolves 

Players fighting for the Golden Boot

Vardy (23), Ings (21), Aubameyang (20), Salah (19) 

Players fighting for the Golden Glove

Pope (15), Ederson (14), Henderson, Alisson, Schmeichel (13)

Something special to play for 

David Silva (last league game for Man City), Willian (last potential league appearance for Chelsea)


The amount of teams with a reason to play and put out full-strength sides on the final day of the campaign actually makes transfers and Free Hit planning a challenge, as there are a number of really good options in each of the different positions. 

Goalkeepers

Currently, Nick Pope (£5.1m) leads Ederson (£6.0m) by one clean sheet in the race for the Golden Glove, although the Brazilian does have a fixture against Watford in hand as he hasn’t played yet in Gameweek 37+. 

These two goalkeepers both look like excellent picks for the final Gameweek of the season with both having favourable fixtures: Pope at home to Brighton and Ederson at home to Norwich. 

However, Pope is a full £0.9m cheaper than Ederson and therefore offers better value for money. It was also clear at the end of the last Burnley game that his teammates are fully invested in ensuring that he wins this season’s Golden Glove and this, alongside the excellent defensive run since the restart, make him a better option in my view.

However, budget limitations across the rest of the pitch may result in a need for a cheaper option between the sticks.

If ‘budget-friendly’ is a key driver this week, then Arsenal’s Emiliano Martinez (£4.4m) looks like a good option as, on paper, he has a nice fixture against Watford.

In reality, the Hornets may need something from the game to maintain their Premier League status, which might mean that the clean sheet isn’t as secure as it could be with Pope or Ederson. He will, at least, rack up the save points and he offers a really nice budget option. 

Defenders

Again, Burnley defenders look like great options, either alongside Pope or instead of him.

Erik Pieters (£4.3m), James Tarkowski (£5.4m), Phil Bardsley (£4.4m) and Kevin Long (£4.3m) are all candidates for the final Gameweek of the season and it no longer seems to be a question of ‘should I own a Burnley defender’, but more ‘how many’.

Alongside Burnley, Tottenham Hotspur have been defensively very solid since the restart. With three clean sheets in their last five matches, there is scope for picking a Spurs defender.

Serge Aurier (£5.1m) is the obvious choice with his forward runs and crosses into the box, so there is always the possibility of an assist.

However, Toby Alderweireld (£5.3m) shouldn’t be overlooked, nor should Aurier’s teammate on the opposite flank, Ben Davies (£5.3m)

Liverpool should never be ignored in terms of the defence, especially as they are so highly owned. Newcastle away will be a tricky fixture on the final day, especially as the Reds have made silly mistakes in their recent matches, but a Free Hit team without a Liverpool defender could be costly if they do manage a clean sheet. 

As for a cheap enabler, West Ham could be the go-to side for Gameweek 38+. Issa Diop (£4.3m) and Aaron Cresswell (£4.5m) both offer excellent value for money in a West Ham team that have found some form and are looking to consolidate their Premier League status for next season. 

Midfielders

This final Gameweek throws up some excellent fixtures for attacking players.

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m), Son Heung-min (£9.7m), Kevin De Bruyne (£10.7m), Bruno Fernandes (£9.1m), Raheem Sterling (£11.9m), Riyad Mahrez (£8.6m), David Silva (£7.4m), Michail Antonio (£7.1m), Anthony Martial (£8.5m), Lucas Moura (£7.0m), Sadio Mane (£12.2m) and so many more could all provide good returns this weekend and therefore choosing five from them is really difficult.

For me, Salah is the stand-out pick, with the Egypt international still in the hunt for the Golden Boot.

One of the things that we as FPL managers love about Salah is his selfishness. Sharing the Golden Boot last season will not have pleased the Egyptian and I’m sure a large part of him would love to have that accolade all to himself.

It wouldn’t surprise me to see him only a couple of goals behind Jamie Vardy (£9.7m) going into Gameweek 38+, with Salah playing Newcastle and an out-of-form Leicester facing a Champions League nailbiter against Manchester United.

Salah will undoubtedly stay in my squad for the final Gameweek, while Antonio’s rise to form has come at the perfect moment for a Free Hit team – or indeed for any FPL transfer. At a time when I am trying to construct a side that includes Salah, De Bruyne and at least two premium forwards, Antonio is a perfect pick as there is no compromise on form or fixture. 

David Silva is the romantic pick for Gameweek 38+. He has been unbelievable for Manchester City for so many years now that his final Premier League game for the club will surely bring FPL rewards. Indeed, his last two starts for the club have seen hauls of 17 and 13 points.

In his final Premier League match, versus a relegated, out-of-form, injury-hit and suspension-ravaged Norwich team, I can only see Silva going out on a high and his teammates looking for him at every opportunity.

It may be the romantic pick of the midfielders but Silva was the first player that I brought in when drafting my Free Hit team and his is one of the only names that has remained constant in every single draft.

Forwards

For most of this season, we have talked about the lack of value among premium forwards.

Injuries to Harry Kane (£10.9m) and Sergio Aguero (£11.7m) haven’t helped, of course, but their cheaper alternatives – the likes of Raul Jimenez (£8.1m), Marcus Rashford (£8.9m), Mason Greenwood (£4.8m) and Danny Ings (£7.6m) – have all been so good that it wasn’t necessary to spend the additional money.

However, in this final Gameweek, the situation is slightly different.

Kane and Aubameyang are obvious picks up top this week and both have the form and the fixtures to suggest that there could be big returns.

Aubameyang has the additional drive of rhythm and form going into the FA Cup final, whereas Kane and Spurs have remarkably positioned themselves within touching distance of European football next season.

And then there is Gabriel Jesus (£9.9m). Whilst Pep Guardiola toyed with us FPL managers when Aguero was first injured in terms of Jesus’ minutes, we have consistently seen him start and play for at least 60 minutes. In the last three matches, he has returned eight, 14 and eight FPL points.

There are, of course, other cheaper forward options this week, with Chris Wood (£6.2m), Greenwood and Eddie Nketiah (£4.3m) all looking like lovely third stiker options.

However, we shouldn’t overlook Ings who, although has a difficult fixture against a defensively solid Sheffield United in Gameweek 38+, has scored six goals since the restart. He is not only in great form but also sits just two goals behind Vardy in the race for the Golden Boot, something that will definitely motivate him heading into the final game of the season. 


Free Hit in Gameweek 38+ has provided a wealth of good options for us FPL managers and currently, my team looks like this:

There will undoubtedly be many tweaks and changes as the rest of Gameweek 37+ plays out and as I ponder on how to make my team differential enough for a final climb up the overall ranks without missing out on key ‘template’ assets. 

Moura, Martinez, Nketiah and Alexander-Arnold could easily become Son, Pope, Greenwood and van Dijk, to name but a few of the changes that may still happen.


Sam Bonfield is a member of our Pro Pundits initiative, a team of Fantasy managers here to bring you regular advice and updates on their teams. Sam has served up two top 30k finishes in the last two seasons and is currently inside the top 5k in the world.


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614 Comments Post a Comment
  1. dee_top
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Guys, any changes in my FH GW38+ squad?
    Pope
    TAA Bardsley Pieters
    Antonio Salah KDB Dilva
    Ings Auba Jesus
    Subs: Saka Cresswell Thomas

    1. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      I like it, going 3 Burnley defenders aswell. Have Son, Sterling and Robertson over TAA, KDB and Auba, otherwise very similar.

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      No man united can make or break your season here

  2. King Kohli
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Who are the must haves on a FH?

    1. Legohair
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Auba, kdb, mahrez/jesus

    2. dee_top
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Salah, Dilva and 2 other city attackers maybe

    3. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      3 city attackers, Sterling/KDB/Silva/Jesus/Mahrez you pick which trio. Rest is up for grabs but like one of salah/mane aswell

    4. Le Bluff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Martinez, at least one Burnley defender, Sterling, D Silva, Salah, Martial and Jesus seem to be the mainstays in mine atm.

      All subject to change/early team leaks etc.

    5. Krafty Werks
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      1 - Sterling
      2 - One of Salah / Mane
      3 - Martinez GK as so cheap and with great fixture.
      4 - D.Silva his farewell game, could even be on pens?!!
      5 - One of Kane/Son and one of Aurier/Moura with Spurs playing European football vs a very leaky and 'Van Aanholtless' Palace who are on the beach.
      6 - Auba if still in the race for Golden Boot after Villa?
      7 - Burnley defence maybe even a cheap double up?

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        thats not must haves, thats what is template

        1. Krafty Werks
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Must haves for me, they might be template but they're template for a reason?!!

    6. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Locked in for me are: Salah, Sterling, Kane and Auba

  3. Azathoth
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Too early,i know,just pondering....Salah & Jimmy to Antonio & Kane (c) for a -4 Y or N?

    1. valurth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Salah no way, must be better moves

    2. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Salah can outscore them alone

    3. Krafty Werks
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Never taking out Salah vs a very depleted Newcastle defence that's for sure!!

  4. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    It's been 7 years since the last Liverpool cs at Newcastle away, and without captain Jordan Henderson I don't think so that spending money on their defenders is worth on Free Hit while there are so many fantastic (but expensive) midfielders and forwards to choose from

    1. Fit_to_drop
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I wouldnt double up on Pool for GW38 with so many other great options out there. Why take the risk? They have shown they are ready to yield 2-3 big chances per game now. I appreciate you might not be on a FH which is slightly different.

      • Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Spare a thought for an old codger who has two LIV defenders and no FH. newscastle's strength is in their forwards too, so it's not looking a bed of roses for moi.

      • Mortal.Swinbat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        So by this logic we should be looking at Newcastle attackers...no?

    2. MattysFantasyFooty
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      FH thoughts?

      Martinez
      Tierney Bardsley Pieters
      Salah KDB Antonio Martial David Silva
      Kane Auba C

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Would prefer Jesus over Auba and use that extra million to either upgrade one defender or KDB>Sterling

        1. MattysFantasyFooty
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          0.1 off Auba, Kdb to Jesus Sterling and deciding to go all out in attack and not pay too much in defence. Good suggestion might try play the price rises to do it

          1. drughi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            I mean KDB and Auba are good picks aswell but prefer jesus and sterling considering how bad Norwich are. Could easily be 2-3 goals for one of them

            1. MattysFantasyFooty
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Agreed really want sterling over KDB but don’t know how to do it

      2. Azathoth
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        yep,very good.

      3. FALSE PROFIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Too much money wrapped up in 4 players.
        I look at 1) Defensive clean sheets and fixture. 2) Attacking potential of backs 3) Chance of rotation 4) A good captain and vice 5) Spread wealth out for points per million a little more.

      4. Fit_to_drop
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I wish i had kept my FH instead of blowing it on 36+ 🙁

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Used mine in 34, was rubbish really

          2. Old Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Well I also used in 36+ but it would have been very good apart from Sterling(c), so can't have too many regrets.

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

        Old article.
        Here is one for you and why I hate captain picks:
        My ML leader 53 points clear of me ib second
        he sits top 4k
        His captain picks 317 points 618 points in total
        My captain picks 245 points 474 points in total
        I think my 40k rank and his 2k rank might just have something to do with captaincy!

        1. MattysFantasyFooty
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I mean yeah they deserve to be there if they’re getting them right, Captain picks is the main part of the game.

          1. FALSE PROFIT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            I promise, not sour grapes, but getting captain right has a lot of luck involved.

            1. MattysFantasyFooty
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              True it does especially to get a good rank but this season I’d say has been an anomaly for captain picks it’s been very hard to get right

        2. Le Bluff
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Yep. Captain picks often make or break your GW.

          Salah may well be an almost perma-captain for me next season - will take so much stress out of the game.

          1. FALSE PROFIT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            This. It seems too much value on captains though.

          2. Studs Up
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Poor away record tho'

        3. michaelington
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Why do you hate captain picks? If you were sat top 4k I would think you might be quite enjoying captain picks.

          Personally its always been part of the game and something I am used to and adds another dimension to the game. You can't argue that it's luck because this game is heavily based on luck anyway!

          1. FALSE PROFIT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            There are definitely 2 schools of thought. Maybe more fun for a captain but more luck too. I just thing the swing is far too big.

      6. Andrew
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        FH ready to go for GW38+ what do you think?

        Martinez (Button)
        Pieters Bardsley Cresswell (Stephens Rico)
        Salah Sterling (c) Bruno Dilva (Douglas Luiz)
        Auba Ings Jesus

      7. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        So who's going triple Burnley def?

        1. Andrew
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I've gone double...triple is a bridge to far for me.

        2. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Me but I'm going for broke

        3. MattysFantasyFooty
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Tempting me

          1. MattysFantasyFooty
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Currently on double

      8. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Harry Kane just announced that he’s expecting a boy.

        Hatty confirmed vs Palace

        1. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 8 days ago

          He knew before this gw and possibly the last

        2. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Honestly some people would think that has no effect on a player, but that's going to be one motivated CDM against a bad Palace. Really scared not owning him

        3. Berbs
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Another goal he's going to claim.

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

            underrated comment, why doesnt this have more upvotes LOL

      9. ManTree(v2!) or just JAY!
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        RM FHT please!

        Martinez
        TAA / Pieters / Bardsley
        KDB / Mahrez / Martial / Bruno F
        Auba / Wood / Jesus

        1. Corgzzzz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          D Silva instead of Mahrez ??

      10. King Kohli
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Who scores more in gw 38?

        A. Rashford + Silva
        B. Auba + Foden
        C. Kane + Foden

        1. Tosa86
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          A

      11. Tosa86
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Draft for FREE HIT:

        martinez
        pieters diop bardsley
        sterling kdb martial fernandes
        auba jesus rashford

        button - mings stephens gendouzi

        any suggestion?

        1. Original Pirate Material
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Lovely.

      12. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        When is the new season set to start? Anything confirmed as yet?

        1. Berbs
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Rumoured second week of Sept.

          1. Original Pirate Material
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Thanks.

        2. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Sep 12th most likely, August 29th possible

          1. Original Pirate Material
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Cheers bro.

      13. EL tridente
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Best pick for last GW?
        A) Kane
        B) Auba

        1. Jimmy Boy
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I'd go for Kane, Palace are on the beach.

      14. Jimmy Boy
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Pulisic > Dilva
        Saiss > Pieters

        Worth a gamble on a -4 for GW38?

      15. Kurupt FC
          2 months, 8 days ago

          A Jesus + Kane
          B Jesus + Auba
          C Jesus + Ings
          D Ings + Auba
          E Ings + Kane

          Which combo scores more?

          1. Studs Up
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 8 days ago

            All things equal....B

        • FPL Pillars
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          How’s this for FH

          Martinez
          Trent Aurier Bardsley
          Salah Antonio Martial Sterling Dilva
          Jesus Kane

          Williams Lamparty Connolly

          1. FPL Pillars
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Can actually get in Rashford over Martial if form dictates also and go 343. Especially if he is taking next peno

            1. Bobby_Baggio
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Decent and keep Martial

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

            I like it!

        • twhalliii
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          TC for Week 38+, leading most mini leagues, can make two changes at -4 and the league lead will still be in great shape, so literally any player is available. Who you got?

          1. jamiejoe
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Collective wisdom would be Sterling home to Norwich I guess, so many Man City and other players could be the one though.

            I like Mahrez too.

            Potentially Bruno or Martial or Kane or Salah to weigh up as well.

          2. Bobby_Baggio
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            KDB, Sterling, Auba or Kane for me

        • Mackans
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Thoughts on my FH draft? (0.0ib)

          Martinez
          Aurier Pieters Long
          Salah KDB Dilva Antonio
          Kane Auba Jesus

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            depends if auba plays

          2. Bobby_Baggio
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Good team - just have some playing subs in case pep roulette messes you up

        • Bobby_Baggio
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          These moves any good please?

          Patricio
          Doherty - TAA - Kiko
          Mane - KDB - Mahrez - Bruno
          Vardy - Jimi - Greenwood

          (3.9m) - Saka - Holgate - Lascelles

          Mane + Vardy + Jimenez >>> DSilva + Auba + Kane

          1. Bobby_Baggio
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            for a -4

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Try not to take a hit

              1. Bobby_Baggio
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                i know but i think -4 will be caught up by those 3 transfers. I'm like 100 points behind leader and have TC so unlikely i'll catch but that -4 i think would be worth it

          2. wulfranian
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            yes for me.

        • The Littlest Robbo
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          A goal and an assist from Doherty tonight could really save my season

          1. Make Arrows Green Again
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            +1

          2. Bobby_Baggio
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            i'd take that or clean sheet with max BAPS

          3. farmerfat
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            One last 15 point haul for the man will do wonders!

        • Make Arrows Green Again
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Hooly crap, Ravel Morrison is only 27. Still time for him? He has more raw talent than the vast majority of other (very successful) players. Guess it has always been an effort/attitude thing.

          1. Bobby_Baggio
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Many players like him - real shame but that will be his regret once he retires from footie.

            1. Make Arrows Green Again
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              There are indeed, but I think his will be elite tier talent wastage - very few had so much to throw away. I hope it works out for him in the end, at least to some extent.

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

            Still time for him to turn into a world class player that he could have been? No. Still time for him to change his attitude, put his head down and train hard to play for mid to low table PL club? Yes.

            1. Make Arrows Green Again
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Agreed

        • ManTree(v2!) or just JAY!
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Which FHT is better!

          Martinez
          Stephens / Pieters / Bardsley
          Sterling / Mahrez / Martial / Salah
          Kane/ Wood / Jesus

          Martinez
          TAA / Pieters / Bardsley
          KDB / Mahrez / Martial / Bruno F
          Auba / Wood / Jesus

          1. Bobby_Baggio
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Tough but last one

          2. Bushman
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Prob A

        • Bushman
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Got the exact money for this potentially explosive, yet unbalanced FH team. What do you think?

          Martinez
          Bardsley Garcia Lamptney
          Salah Sterling Bruno Antonio
          Jesus Auba Kane

          (Button, BWilliams, Ghendouzi, Tanganga)

        • greggles
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          BB draft (-4)...
          Lascelles > Pieters
          Mahrez > D Silva
          Jimenez > Aubameyang

          Martinez / Pope
          Pieters / AWB / Doherty / Saiss / Aurier
          Willian / Salah / D Silva (c) / Martial / Saka
          Aubameyang (vc) / Greenwood / Vardy

          Other options to get rid of are Saiss, Aurier, Willian and Vardy, but probably not worth an additional 4 points. Somehow think Vardy may have a field day against Man United's defence though.

        • ElliotJHP
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Shock, horror Pep is going to rotate.

          Think if you have value tied up in City assets e.g. KDB it is worth holding them until near the deadline for FH even if your plan is to get rid.

          We will very likely get team news, and if it is confirmed your alternatives (Jesus/Mahrez/Silva) are playing, you can pull the trigger.

          If not, good to have a Plan B aye.

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            we never get team news for wk 38

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              We may next week for City Norwich game - cue website crashing

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                from who?

          2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Team news is so important for GW38

            But how are we going to get it with no Rockstar??

            1. ElliotJHP
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Scarface seems pretty reputable on the twittersphere

              1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Will have to bookmark him then - Triple Captaincy hangs in the balance...

                Dilva surely start though

                1. Baines on Toast...
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  got kicked on the ankle last week, might get wrapped in cotton wool for UCL. I don't buy the sentimental angle when there's nobody in the ground and CL to come.

                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 8 days ago

                    I'd almost put my house on him starting Norwich - the fact that he's (almost certainly) rested against Watford, and with the Madrid match not being until Friday combined with it being his last league match, at home, to a penalty kick of a team - it's just too perfect

                    Pep has smashed perfect plans to bits before of course, and he will no doubt do so again before he finishes

                    1. Corgzzzz
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 8 days ago

                      I hope you are right mate as I too placing the TC on DSilva ....

                      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 8 days ago

                        Its going to be nerve wracking waiting for that teamsheet

                        But hopefully this "Scarface" character can help out with a lineup at a minute or two before deadline

                        If Dilva starts he's worth a roll of the dice i reckon

              2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Do you have a link actually?

                1. ElliotJHP
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  FPL Scarface I believe pal

          3. Make Arrows Green Again
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            I hadn't even been aware of the cup result! Only just checked having been busy all day Saturday. I'm glad I rolled a transfer for 38 because picking the right asset might be crucial this week. Early team news absolutely essential.

        • Corgzzzz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          what am i missing when people keep saying Auba will not play GW38 ?? Cant be for the FA cup final.......

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

            Could easily happen

        • Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Thoughts of my FH team?

          Martinez
          Bardsley Aurier Pieters
          Salah Sterling Dilva Mahrez Antonio
          Kane Auba

          -Can also go with Long and Martial instead of Aurier and Antonio to have some ManUtd cover.
          -Sterling or KDB?
          -Captaincy candidates: Salah Sterling Dilva Auba

          Appreciate your help 🙂

          1. Krafty Werks
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Love it and near identical to mine but i've gone Jesus to your Mahrez in a 3-4-3 with Saka 1st bench. I defo prefer Antonio & Aurier, Sterling over KDB due to form and explosiveness and it's also Sterling captain for me as of now with Salah(vc).

        • No Salah
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          A. TAA+ Gomez + 0.5
          B. Robbo + VVD

          1. wulfranian
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            b

        • Corgzzzz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Guys, would you lose either Sterling or KDB to bring in Salah ??

          1. Krafty Werks
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Maybe KDB if free?