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Nketiah straight back in Arsenal team after suspension

Eddie Nketiah (£4.3m) makes an immediate return to the Arsenal team following his Gameweek 34+ suspension.

The young striker last a matter of minutes in the 1-1 draw with Leicester, in which he was sent off shortly after taking to the field as a substitute.

With that three-match ban out of the way, Mikel Arteta has thrown him back into the side for his first Premier League appearance since then.

Nketiah is joined in the attack by Arsenal’s key attackers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£9.2m), who start together again for the first time since the Gameweek 35+ defeat at Spurs.

As has become usual, Arteta has lined his troops up in 3-4-3 formation, Bukayo Saka (£4.7m) and Cédric Soares (£4.8m) providing the width as wing-backs on this occasion.

Aston Villa line-up in their customary 4-3-3 formation, Jack Grealish (£5.9m) and Trézéguet (£5.2m) flanking Mbwana Samatta (£5.1m) in attack.

With Watford losing heavily against Manchester City, Dean Smith’s men may have half an eye on goal difference, as they currently share the same figure (-27) with the Hornets and are three points adrift of safety.

Aston Villa XI: Reina; Targett, Mings, Konsa, Elmohamady; Hourihane, D Luiz, McGinn; Grealish, Samatta, Trézéguet.

Arsenal XI: Martínez; Kolasinac, D Luiz, Holding; Saka, Torreira, Ceballos, Cédric; Aubameyang, Lacazette, Nketiah.

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  1. wulfranian
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Anyone else with Foden first sub?

    1. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      My rival

      1. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Unless...

    2. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Yeah but don't care. Never considered playing him this week.

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Why? He was so clearly going to start this game imo.

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Playing 3-4-3. The mids and forwards were far better options. Also the bald fraud.

      2. wulfranian
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        The truth is that he was one the sure starters.But also the truth is that there too many good midfielders.

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Yup, Done Greenwood to Wood and benched Foden first sub. A bit annoyed with the tap in

    4. Dybala10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      And Aurier second!

      Puli, AWB or Greenwood no show would be grand

    5. JoeSoap
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Yip, first time in 4 weeks, typical. ML rival done Laporte captain.

  2. Rhodes your boat
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Kdb vardy to sterling Jesus worth a -4?

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Yes

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Think I might go for it, season has been rubbish 🙁

    2. Predator
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      No

    3. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Jesus might finally get a rest

    4. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Jesus could be benched

  3. Laserface
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    So I was contemplating 2 transfers before GW37+

    Alonso to Pieters
    or
    Sterling to Salah(c)

    Guess which one I went with. This game!

    1. Rhodes your boat
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      🙁

      1. Laserface
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Mo could still save the day with a hattie though

  4. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    70pts 8 to play, decent?

    1. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Dreadful!!

    2. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      12" Knob

      Decent?

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Haha , decent

    3. Predator
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Good job boy

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers mate 🙂

    4. timmmuh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      TC Sterling???

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        No just (c)

      2. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        BB

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Decent score, too bad you're a tool though

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Sour

      2. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Casual

  5. simong1
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Set on Dilva and Sterling on my FH. KDB or Mahrez for the last spot? Leaning towards Mahrez at the moment.

  6. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    For Jesus owners: I know he didn't exactly look great tonight but it's worth remembering that Norwich are an order of magnitude worse than Watford. Also, since the restart centre forwards have scored 10 goals vs Norwich.

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Sterling rested to play up top for golden boot chase?

      Jesus has played a lot of minutes.

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

        Certainly a possibility

      2. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        this is the worry. No idea what to do as want 3 city but don't want to take hits to reshuffle my set up

    2. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Jesus isn't really a proper centre forward but I still think he will do well against Norwich

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

        think he starts still Syd?

        1. Syd.
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Yes

          Has 5 days rest before the next game and Pep will want him sharp for the CL

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

      Sterling could be false 9 in the final game (particularly when Jesus is useless):

      KDB Fernandinho Dilva
      Mahrez Sterling Bilva

      1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        You are deluded. Jesus points in last 4:

        8
        14
        8
        2

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

          It's respectable but he is a frustrating FPL player
          15 goal attempts (14 in the box) in that time = 3 goals
          Sterling plays 64 less minutes in the same time and scores 6 with 13 goal attempts (9 in the box)

    4. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      It's definitely possible Sterling starts as false 9 but seems to be scoring goals from his normal wider position so if he's going for the golden boot, surely you'd keep playing him in the position where he's scoring goals. Over to you, bald fraud.

  7. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Salah or Sterling for the final week?

    1. Predator
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      The one that plays

      1. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I already have Kane

    2. Laserface
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Whatever you do it will come back to bite you.

      1. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        So whatever I don’t do, won’t?

  8. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Will we get early team news for City?

    1. Predator
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Most likely

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers mate

  9. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    C'mon Villa. A nice 1-0 win would be lovely.

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      This and this again!

    2. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Would really like this to happen

    3. Mr. Chimes
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Say it again for everybody in the back

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      This!

  10. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    For 38

    Patricio
    TAA Dunk Aurier Doherty
    Salah Sterling Dilva Martial Fernandes

    Jesus FT to Kane or Auba?

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Wait for potential early team news

  11. Ronnies
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Worth a -4 ?

    Pulisic, Vardy >> Dsilva, Jesus

    Thanks.

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Jesus?

    2. acesingh
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Just do one of them

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Why Jesus.

      1. Ronnies
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        My rival owns and he might cap him for Norwich

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 5 days ago

          You going to take a hit though?

          1. Ronnies
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Not sure, will wait and see if there is early team news

  12. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Who would you rather keep for GW38?
    A) Jesus (NOR)
    B) Vardy (MUN)

    1. acesingh
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    3. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Thanks guys.

  13. acesingh
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    How likely are we to get early team news before 38+?

    Considering Bruno -> Dilva, Doherty -> Robbo (0.1 short of TAA) on my 2FT if everyone below plays

    Team is
    Pope
    Maguire, Doherty, Digne
    Salah, Sterling(c), KDB, Bruno
    Jiminez, DCL, Greenwood

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I'd say likely.

      1. acesingh
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Best not overthink it then..

  14. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Is the final gameweek actually being televised?

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

      yeah, every game will be broadcast. Would expect Leicester vs Man Utd as the main TV pick for SKY

      1. FPL Kaka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        strange it hasn't been announced yet

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

          Broadcasters still deciding

  15. Dybala10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Rashford or Ings on FH?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Big price difference - slightly prefer rashford in terms of points but Ings better value

    2. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Rashford

      Leicester have no fit defenders

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

      Rashford vs. Wes Morgan

  16. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on this FH team? Team value not the best.

    Martinez
    Aurier, Bardsley, Pieters
    Salah, Fernandes, Sterling, DSilva, Mahrez
    Kane, Ings

    I’d love to get TAA, KDB and Auba in but I can’t ... (could have KDB and TAA over Sterling & Aurier)

  17. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Bottomed:

    Okay, struggling to get a reply on this.. I need 1 more post answering then i'm shutting off the site until next season!!

    I've got 0.5m to spend for final GW, with 1FT.. Would you change anything to this squad?

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

    Henderson - Fernandez - Hayden & Holgate

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

      Saiss to Aurier

    2. acesingh
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Saïss to Tarkowski

    3. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      sell egan

    4. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Only thing I could see is Saiss -> Gomez it any 1 week punt (Pieters?)

      Got to fancy Chelsea to score at least 1 surely

    5. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Saïss to Burnley defender maybe or Aurier

    6. Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Thanks guys, so just shift Saiss on, the rest of the team is G2G?

  18. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on my FH draft?? (0.0ib)

    Martinez
    Aurier Pieters Branthwaite
    Salah Sterling Mahrez Dilva Antonio
    Kane Auba

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

      Solid

    2. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Oh god... I have exactly the same team but Bradley instead of Branthwaite. What is your Ovr Rank?

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

        ~100k. Yours?

        1. Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          200 k...

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

            With that team you will be in the 100k after the final whistle of the season;)

            1. Shark Team
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Captain matters and I'm thinking of Sterling or Kane

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

                I will definitely captain Sterling!

    3. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      par

  19. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    If Villa wins today then I definitely get Auba for the last gw... Because Watford will search the goal and will not play much defence

  20. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Who is a better option now for the final gameweek?

    a) Dilva

    b) Mahrez

    1. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

      Last PL game too

  21. mr messi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Could Auba be rested last match?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      He could.

    2. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      jip

  22. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Ings and Mahrez to kane and D Silva?

  23. Stef rocks
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    So who is your third City slot guys after today’s match:

    Assuming first two are:
    Silva Sterling

    1. Ostrich Baby
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Mahrez

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Mahrez if he starts.

      KDB otherwise but it’s a lot of cash

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Kevin as of now.

    4. acesingh
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Mahrez

  24. Fishy
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Jesus owners keeping? If yes why?

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Norwich at home

    2. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Keeping for now. Waiting for predicted line-ups.

    3. Bookkeeper
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      non owner , future buyer, Dilva plays central and likes to thread balls forward, which works in Jesus favour.

  25. Boom Boom's Loveshack
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    A) Bruno + TAA -> Sterling (C) + Pieters -4
    B) Jimenez + Bruno -> Nketiah* + Sterling (C) -4
    C) Bruno/Martial -> Dilva for free
    D) Salah -> Sterling (C)

    Salah (C) in option C
    Nketiah / Dunk in XI in option B

    TIA

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      D

  26. Ostrich Baby
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    FH draft - how's it looking?

    Pope
    Pieters Braithwaite Robertson
    Salah Sterling (c) Mahrez Martial Dilva
    Kane Greenwood

    Martin Nketiah Lampety Cedric

    1. Boom Boom's Loveshack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Good

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Looks ok

  27. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    I think I'll do KDB to D Silva.

    Ings, Jimenez or Wood to Kane -4?

    1ft 2.5itb
    Pope
    TAA Doherty Aurier
    Martial KDB Bruno Sterling
    Ings Jimenez Wood

    Martinez Foden Taylor Saiss

  28. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Season is over. .thoughts on:

    Kdb jiminez and maguire to sterling (c) Kane and bwilliams - 8?

    Hendo Mccarthy
    Taa maguire boly stephens soy
    Kdb foden pulisic bruno martial
    Jesus jiminez wood

    Thanks

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Go for it

  29. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Firmino punt final gameweek? Desperate attempt to overtake my rival

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      nope

  30. Noah’s Ark
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Call me crazy but if Laca continues his little purple patch tonight I may get him in for Vardy.