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FPL Gameweek 38+ team news and injury updates

We had a bumper crop of press conferences to wade through on Friday as preparations continue for the final Gameweek of 2019/20.

All but two of the 20 Premier League managers faced the media today, with Mikel Arteta and Graham Potter having held virtual gatherings on Thursday.

We’ll run through the headline injury news and stand-out manager quotes for each fixture, with a more detailed discussion to follow in our Team News tab.

Manchester City v Norwich City

Any concern that Fantasy managers might have had about seeing Raheem Sterling in Saint-Tropez in midweek were assuaged by Pep Guardiola on Friday, with the City boss confirming that he had given his squad Wednesday and Thursday off.

Talking of that decision and the motivation for Sunday’s dead rubber against Norwich City, Guardiola said:

I gave [the players] two days [off] because we had a tough period after lockdown with games every three days. If you play against an opponent playing for something maybe I would not have given two days.

We need to see how the players are ready for Madrid. I know them quite well but this game against Norwich and the way they are going to train this week, we are going to pay attention to how prepared they are for Madrid.

Every game there has to be a target, a focus, a desire to win the game, and maybe, scoring 100 goals is one of the reasons why.

Guardiola wasn’t asked about any injuries but opposite number Daniel Farke had plenty to report, confirming that Emiliano Buendia (suspended), Josip Drmic (suspended), Alex Tettey (knee) and Timm Klose (hamstring) will miss the trip to the Etihad.

Long-term absentees Moritz Leitner (hernia), Grant Hanley (hamstring) and Sam Byram (hamstring) remain sidelined.

Leicester City v Manchester United

Brendan Rodgers will again be without Ben Chilwell (foot), Christian Fuchs (groin), Caglar Soyuncu (suspended) and James Maddison (hip) this weekend but Marc Albrighton (knock) is expected to recover in time.

Rodgers said of Albrighton on Friday:

He will have a final fitness test tomorrow, but he should be okay.

The Foxes don’t have any fresh fitness concerns.

In an interview with MUTV, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said of Luke Shaw (ankle) and Eric Bailly (head):

We’re going to give them as much time as possible. I’m not going to rule anything out.

Newcastle United v Liverpool

There was nothing in the way of team news from the broadcast section of Jurgen Klopp’s presser, with the Liverpool manager’s media gathering dominated by talk of the title win, Jordan Henderson‘s player of the year award and a beef with Frank Lampard.

There was plenty to report in the north-east, however, with Isaac Hayden (hamstring) and Sean Longstaff (hamstring) potentially in line for a return but the Magpies still missing five of their six centre-halves.

Emil Krafth (knock) is also a doubt and Steve Bruce said:

We might have Isaac [Hayden] and Sean Longstaff. We’ve got a problem with Emil [Krafth], he took a nasty whack to his ankle, we’ll see how he is in the next 24 hours. If they come through, then Isaac and Sean might be available.

[Fabian Schär] has an operation this afternoon so we’re hoping 6-8 weeks and we’re hoping when the season is about to start that he’ll be there or thereabouts. That goes for Lascelles and all of the ones who are injured, Dummett, Clark.

Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers

N’Golo Kante (hamstring) may return for Chelsea’s clash with Wolves on Sunday, with Frank Lampard saying:

There’s a possibility that he’ll feature. He’s trained for the first time towards a match pace this morning, so that’s a decision I’ll have to make – talking with him and the medical team – to see if he’s ready to start.

Not for the first time this season, Nuno Espirito Santo didn’t report any injury concerns in his pre-match press conference and said that Raul Jimenez was “ready to go” following the birth of his daughter earlier this week.

Burnley v Brighton and Hove Albion

Charlie Taylor (hamstring), Jack Cork (ankle), Ben Mee (thigh), Matthew Lowton (foot) and Ashley Barnes (hernia) remain unavailable for Burnley this weekend, with Sean Dyche confirming that he wouldn’t blood any youngsters in their clash with Brighton:

No, I doubt it. With all due respect, some of the young players here are good players but I still don’t think many of them are quite ready to start. They might get a glimmer from the bench.

Jose Izquierdo (knee) and Steven Alzate (groin) are the only definite absentees we know about for Albion, with Alireza Jahanbakhsh (hamstring) and Bernardo (eye infection) thought to be fit.

Arsenal v Watford

Arsenal confirmed in a medical bulletin on Friday that Shkodran Mustafi (hamstring) will miss the remaining league and cup matches of this season.

Bernd Leno (knee) is aiming to be back in full training next week, so Emiliano Martinez looks set to continue between the posts.

Calum Chambers (knee), Pablo Mari (ankle) and Gabriel Martinelli (knee) remain out.

Watford will make a late check on Etienne Capoue (knock), with interim boss Hayden Mullins saying:

No more fresh injury worries. Étienne [Capoue] is going to train tomorrow. Étienne’s been having treatment so we’re going to have a look and see if he’s available tomorrow for us to train and have a look at him.

Southampton v Sheffield United

Chris Wilder said that Sheffield United have got “a few issues” heading into Gameweek 38+, with the Blades boss citing fatigue and knocks.

Jan Bednarek (muscle) should be back for the Saints, meanwhile, with Ralph Hasenhuttl saying:

He is back in training, and fit and available for the weekend. Injury wise, we have Sofiane (Boufal) and Moussa (Djenepo) still out, but the rest are fit.

Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspur

Jose Mourinho confirmed that Tanguy Ndombele (unspecified) is his only injury-related absentee on Sunday with Dele Alli (hamstring) now fit.

Eric Dier also returns from a four-match ban.

Mamadou Sakho (muscle) has joined Gary Cahill (hamstring), James Tomkins (thigh), Patrick van Aanholt (shoulder) and Christian Benteke (suspended) on the sidelines for the visit of Spurs but Luka Milivojevic (knee) could make a swift reappearance, with Roy Hodgson saying on Friday:

The only one who may have a chance is Luka. He missed training yesterday and trained today. We’ll wait and see if there’s any reaction to the knee when we get together tomorrow.

Everton v Bournemouth

Carlo Ancelotti confirmed on Friday that Yerry Mina (thigh), Jean-Philippe Gbamin (knee), Fabian Delph (muscle) and Mason Holgate (shin) will miss the visit of Bournemouth, so teenager Jarrad Branthwaite looks poised to continue alongside Michael Keane at centre-half.

Moise Kean was passed fit by the Toffees so he could be line for a start based on Ancelotti’s comments last Monday.

Eddie Howe revealed that Bournemouth will have to “wait and see” on whether Nathan Ake (groin) will be able to feature at Goodison Park but Adam Smith (concussion) should return.

On Ake, Howe said:

He’s got a very minor groin problem, so we’ll wait and see whether he’s available, that’s still undecided.

Whether he’s fit enough to play from the injury side and also from the fact that he hasn’t trained or really done anything between the injury and now, we’ll make a very late call on him.

West Ham United v Aston Villa

Neil Taylor (hamstring) could be back in contention after making a return to training but Ahmed Elmohamady (hamstring) will miss Aston Villa’s all-important match with West Ham United, which will force Dean Smith into at least one change for the trip to east London.

David Moyes didn’t provide any update on Jarrod Bowen (knock) or Aaron Cresswell (knock) in the broadcast section of his presser but the former was spotted in training ground photos and his manager had previously said that he “didn’t think” there was anything to be concerned about.


More detailed information and predicted line-ups can be found in the Team News tab, which will be refreshed before the Gameweek 38+ deadline at 15:00 BST on Sunday.

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2,213 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Vimes (No Arsenal Players)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Still trying to decide for my ML differential:

    A) Antonio (AVL h)
    B) Richarlison (BOU h)

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      B as most will not consider

    2. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Richa. Think he'll do well this week. Bournemouth have to go for it

    3. h1sham
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Antonio

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      None

    5. Opie220
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I'd flip a coin on this one,could be either

  2. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Leading mini league by 9 pts and rival has FH, gulp.

    DDG
    TAA Fernandez Doherty
    KDB Bruno Mahrez Willian
    Kane Wood Trashford

    3.9 Saka Ward Kiko

    1 FT and 0.5 ITB

    A) Willian ➡ Dilva
    B) KDB Bruno ➡ Sterlo (c) Dilva -4
    C) KDB Doherty ➡ Sterlo (c) Pieters -4
    D) Ward ➡ Pieters

    1. Srv210
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      A or B
      depending on what you expect from KDB ,i've seen he plays deeper with Dilva in the squad and a farewell game so I would think Dilva plays

    2. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      A

    3. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      b imo

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Does
      Rashford Bruno >> Ings Raz work ?

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Nope. But I’d be reluctant to lose both Manu assets this GW. I reckon Manu will score score few goals

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Also they’re kind of differentials too since every sod on FH sold them

        2. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 28 days ago

          B in that case.
          It's a very risky move mind you with both EO over 100% recently

    5. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      B

    6. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Rashford to greenwood
      Willian to sterling

    7. SH
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Why do you want to keep Rashford is you consider him a trash?

  3. Amey
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Very different FPL scout team to what I'm on FH 😀

    Hopefully will be a great sign.

    1. Srv210
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      you're gonna get a massive jump if the different team performs well

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Amen brother
        Amen

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Nailed on for a 22 pointer 😛

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        FPL team right ??
        Yeah ...
        😛

    3. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Whats your fh like?

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Posted below ..

  4. Srv210
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    bottomed last page

    Anything worth a -8 here??

    Patricio
    TAA,Doherty,Tarkowski
    Sterling(TC) ,Mahrez ,DSilva ,Martial ,Bruno
    Aubameyang ,Ings

    fodder,Greenwood ,fodder, fodder

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Nay

    2. Werner Brothers
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      No. Just go with cheap playing fodders & you'll be good. Although no salah is concerning

    3. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      What trades you’ve done anyway

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      It'll be a -4 not -8 😉
      Every move is for itself.

      Bruno to Son can be a good option.

      Looks great though as it is with TC. GL !

  5. Vimes (No Arsenal Players)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    A) Keep Bruno (rival has him)
    B) Swap for Antonio (rival doesn't and I'm 15 points behind)

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      B, but it would depend what are the other differentials really

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      not much in it

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I expect Bruno to outscore Antonio.
      Look for Son maybe ??

  6. Xanthorpe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Martial and Jesus or Mahrez and Aubameyang?

    1. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      a

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Mahrez and Auba

  7. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    I will end this season without having owned Kane - feels good 🙂

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Gunners fan by any chance? 😛

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Not a fan of anyone - however as a kid long time ago I did like Aston Villa....

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I had him for his blanks. Then sold him. Then he started scoring goals 😀

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Same + no Burnley or Watford players in my team this season

  8. Aubaaaaa
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Which 3?
    A. VVD Antonio Laca
    B. Robbo Auba Greenwood
    C. TAA Laca Greenwood

    1. SomewhatPleasing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      B
      Laca risky

    2. Opie220
      1 month, 28 days ago

      B

  9. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    1) Vardy, Bruno > Kane(tc), Dilva
    2) Vardy, Bruno > Wood, Sterling(tc)
    3) Vardy, Pulisic, Bruno > Wood, Sterling(tc), Dilva (-4) -- Triple City worth a hit?

    ML lead is 31. My TC vs. rival's FH.

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Will Dilva outscore Pulisic by 4 points ?
      I think so ..

      3 for me

  10. Amey
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 28 days ago

    I think I'm set on this guys.
    How's she looking 😉

    Pope
    Taa Robbo Aurier Peiters
    Salah KDB Son Dilva Raz ©
    Ings

    Nketiah Mousset Williams

    1. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I like it, different...only thing missing is kane but you have son so not bad!

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Son Aurier ...
        I have both flanks covered 🙂

        1. n14mul
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Must have a good TV....i can't get that!!

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Hardly 106m mate

            1. n14mul
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Shows mine is poor! GL sir

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 28 days ago

                You'll be fine. Plenty of cheap Defense available this GW mate 🙂

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      It’s different than most FH I’ve seen, looks good. I’d still have Kane or Auba if I was on FH though

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        That 1m difference is making me go with Son.

        Would have to downgrade KDB or Robbo for that which I really don't find worth it. Also think Son has a good chance of a haul.

        Palace are vulnerable via their flanks. Part of the reason why I've gone for Aurier too

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          I’d sell Robbo to get Kane

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Really ??
            Will have to change complete formation.
            Will look into it.

            Thanks buddy !

            1. GuenDoozy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 28 days ago

              robbo, son, mousset > Digne, Guendouzi, Kane

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 28 days ago

                It's an option I'm considering now.
                Thanks bro !

    3. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Still looks good. Son instead of Kane really I suppose. I have gone Kane and playing 4-4-2.

      1. The Units
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        So team much the same otherwise.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Yeah ...
          As said above I'm not able to find the extra million to get Kane

          1. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Funny cause I cannot get Son and Ings within my TV to get your team.

            GL!

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Ha ha ha
              Let's go for it 🙂

        2. la boneza
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          If you just need 1 mil for Kane you could consider Son > Martial (1.2 less and also oop)... It's a good squad tho

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Son would go out for kane Actually.

            But for some weird reason. I still prefer Sonny boy....

            Feels more likely to haul watching games. I'm 100% wrong here i guess 😀

    4. GuenDoozy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 28 days ago

      TAA + Robbo not for me personally with Pool not really going for any records now. Could easily field a B team

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        I see where are you coming from.
        I have noticed :
        A. Robbo Taa had their rests.
        B. Nico Williams has 5 games & medal so no need to start. Looked vulnerable last time he started.
        C. Thye looked amazing vs Chelsea.
        D. Newcastle concede a lot of headed goals so crosses have to come from one of them.

        1. GuenDoozy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 28 days ago

          At this stage it could be a case of govong the B team a chance, and not related to resting anyone. In the event that that happens i wouldnt want 15m defenders on the bench, 1 is enough imo.

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 28 days ago

            You making me think 🙂
            Hopefully we'll get some early news ...

    5. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Yes, looks good & ready for this gw. GL

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Thanks bro
        GL to you too !!

    6. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Great team

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Thanks MBP
        Need to take at least some risk to gain lost ground

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Liking the Aurier pick too - went early to get him in this week to avoid being 0.1 short of him & Dilva

          Hoping he delivers now!

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Palace are bad at defending chances from flanks IMO.

            That is why I'm going with both spurs Wingers 😉

    7. Goonsquad245
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I really like this, using Pieters as the enabler is making me think...

      Currently on v similar but have spread the son/Pieters cash over 2 attacking positions

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        I love Sonny boy as an option this GW tbh.

        Re Peiters it's between him & Greenwood.

        Burnley are so vocal about their CS for Pope making me think he's 6 points assured. Leicester United should be a tense game whatever we feel their defense is like

    8. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Good luck. Personally would prefer Robbo Son => Digne/Tierney/Tark + Kane, but we know what Robbo can offer.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Thanks.
        GL to you too.

        I'm expecting my defese to haul (if all start that is)

    9. The Red Devil
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Double pool defence an option for me, though it enables me Kane and Aubameyang
      Another option is leave Aubameyang & robbo & get mane

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Mane somehow doesn't feel hauling anymore to me. Goes AWOL many times recently.

        Salad is the one if getting Pool big hitter

    10. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Like it mate

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Thanks mate 🙂
        Still hungover ?? 😉

        1. HollywoodXI
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Yeah...and pressed the button too!

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Ha ha aha

            1. HollywoodXI
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              32 point hit it is then! If I get 150 point score this GW then it’ll be worth it right?!

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Ha ha ha
                Yes bro 😀

    11. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Worried about Auba?

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        I am actually.
        I posted a new team on new article.

        Robbo Salah
        Or
        Martial Auba

        Is the choice

  11. KingZZ
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Which city asset to go for?

    A) Hayden - - > Dilva

    B) Hayden - - > Mahrez

    Already got Sterling and KDB.

  12. n14mul
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    thoughts on fh

    Martinez
    Taa pieters bardsley
    Salah sterling mahrez dilva son
    Kane greenwood

    Thanks

  13. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    So my FH is more or less sorted, but with 3 spots up for grabs
    Martinez (button)
    TAA pieters xxx (Williams Thomas)
    Sterling Silva kdb Bruno xxx
    Greenwood xxx Kane

    Options are

    A- Robertson Davis Aubameyang (3-4-3 with Davis on bench)
    B- tarkowski mane Connolly (3-5-2 with Connolly on bench)

  14. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    If Sterlings ownership last week was 31%

    And 30% of the Top10k still have Free Hit

    Then we’re really looking at a Sterling EO of way over 100% this week right?

    i.e. say most Free Hitters get him & his ownership pops up to 50%

    Then a 5-10% ownership increase from non-FH FT’s brings it up to 60%

    Then double that for captaincy & triple captaincy....

    Could be a disaster NOT to captain at that ownership actually

    1. Goonsquad245
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Probably looking at 120-140% I would say. Plenty will panic and take hits to crowbar him in too.

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Yeah thinking it’s easily going to be 100%+ - possibly up to 150%

        That would not be nice to go up against

        Teamsheets so important tomorrow as I’d nearly rather triple cap Dilva tbh

        1. Goonsquad245
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          I think you need to operate on the assumption he starts, but hopefully we get news to confirm either way

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Yep city players are going to rank highly in EO

      If you think that really the top 10k is a snapshot of the top 50 or even 100k then the size of the threat is quite considerable

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Some of the 31% last week included captains though although quite a small % I expect.

      Rough guess would be around 110% I reckon

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Also a lot of chasers may be forced not to select him in an attempt to make up ground

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        His EO including captains was 31% - his straight up ownership was actually 28%.... which is still basically 30%!

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      EO around 120% i guess

  15. Xanthorpe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 28 days ago

    How does this team look?

    TAA - Pieters - Tierney (Branthwaite - Williams)
    Salah - Martial - Dilva - Pulisic - Sterling
    Jesus - Ings (Connolly)

    On a free hit with 1.9 in the bank.

  16. ZTF
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Points prediction for the following?

    A) Salah
    B) Ings

    1. Goonsquad245
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      14
      9

  17. Eastman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    What to do. Advice welcome. 1 ft. 8 points behind mini league leader whose prize assets are Kane and Son...

    De Gea
    Tarkowski Saiss TAA
    KDB Mahrez Bruno Salah
    Jimmy Vardy Greenwood

    Martin Saka Kiko Lascelles

  18. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Who will score more:
    A) Bruno(lei)+ 4
    B) Salah(new)

  19. Connor's Calling
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    I’m defending a 15 point ML lead. Teams are very similar. I have a TC chip and he doesn’t.

    A) Walker / Fernandes / Jimi -> Aurier / Sterling / Greenwood (-4)

    B) KDB / Jimenez -> Sterling / Rodriguez (free)

  20. Aaa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Trying to get Kane or Son in but need a big hit!

    On bench boost

    Pope/Button
    Doherty/Azpi/Mendy/Pieters/Taylor
    Sterling/KDB/Fernandes/Pulisic/Saint M
    Vardy/Rashford/Greenwood

    Leading mini league by 40.

    A - Taylor/Fernandes/Vardy -> Tierney/Antonio/Kane? -12

    B - Taylor/Fernandes -> Branthwaite/Son? -8

    C - Taylor -> Bertrand? -4

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I think the hits are too much to get Son or Kane. Maybe look at Doh/Azpi to Aurier?

  21. Rhodes your boat
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    A) pulisic to dilva
    B) kdb to sterling
    C) fernandes doherty to sterling aurier -4

    1. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Puli can outscore D.Silva

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Of course Puli *can* outscore Dilva (that statement is true for a vast majority of player comparisons - McGoldrick can outscore Kane his week too) but is he *likely* to outscore him?

        For example:
        - Wolves have conceded 6 in their last 13 games
        - Norwich have conceded 23 in their last 13 games

  22. Roy Rovers
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Chasing 40 pts.....Thinking Nketiah > Kane and Martial > Trézéguet

    Pope
    TAA Digne Doherty
    Martial Salah Dsilva Bruno
    Jesus Wood (c) Nketiah

    Krul Foden Johnson Lascelles.

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Would rather sell Bruno

      1. Roy Rovers
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Why that Amey...Bruno pens etc

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 28 days ago

          He looked knackered recently. If game is won early can be taken off for a defensive midfielder.

          Martial will get space in behind the old Leicester defese to run. They can't play other style as we saw vs Spurs.

          A pen isn't out of question yes though. I still prefer Tony Martial to Bruno this GW.

  23. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    So my FH is more or less sorted, but with 5 spots up for grabs
    xxx (button)
    TAA xxx xxx (Williams Thomas)
    Sterling Silva kdb Bruno xxx
    Greenwood xxx Kane

    Options are

    A- Martinez Robertson pieters Aubameyang (Davis)
    B- Martinez tarkowski pieters mane (Connolly)
    C- pope Aurier tarkowski Aubameyang (Davis)

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Sorted with 5 spots to grab 😮

      I like option C mate

      1. The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Basically Aubameyang vs mane, others fit in accordingly

  24. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    In your opinion, who will struggle to score the most:

    A. Chelsea (vs Wolves)
    B. ManUtd (vs Leicester)
    C. Leicester (vs ManUtd)

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      ACB in that order

      According to defensive solidity of opponents

  25. JurgenRodgers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Preferred combo

    (A) Salah Mahrez Jesus (C)
    Greenwood

    (B) Sterling (C) Redmond Jesus
    Jiminez

    1. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Jesus makes these combos weak

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Jesus' last 4:
        8
        14
        8
        2

        Great option IF he starts

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Good*
          🙂

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Why does he make them weak?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Same reason he makes City weak ??
          😛

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            I think he gets an unnecessarily bad rep tbf

            Same as other popular FFS themes of late!
            - Jesus is crap
            - Bruno is an overrated penalty merchant
            - KDB is a holding mid who can’t score points
            - Salah lacks basic footballing skills

    2. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      B

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      C
      Try n see other options for Redmond.

      WHU midfielder (soucek ?)
      Doucoure vs Arsenal ?

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        B i mean. Lol

  26. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Who to captain?
    A) Kane
    B) Salah
    C) David Silva

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      It's an intensely personal choice 😛

      If i had all 3 as options, I'd go with David ©
      Salad vice

      1. Eastman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        A - wish I had him. As I don't I'm captaining Salah

  27. Paulie Walnuts
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Bruno or pulisic to Silva?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Bruno

  28. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Bruno to Mahrez isn’t worth a -4 on Sunday if we get news Mahrez starts?

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      I think Leicester aren’t exactly watertight

      Bruno will be getting an extra days rest too

  29. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Is aurier going to play?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Yes, I would think so given he has played the last two

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Why wouldn't he mate ?

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Funeral or something- just double checking

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 28 days ago

          I think he came back already last GW.
          Lol
          Will check myself too now 😀

  30. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 28 days ago

    Best sources for early team news? I hear FPL Rockstar is no longer allowing access to his twitter.