Scout Network

Introducing the Scout Network for the 2020/21 FPL season

The Scout Network is a new initiative designed to highlight the great things going on in the Fantasy Football community.

The last few seasons have seen a boom in content creating, social media influencers and toolmakers within – so we want to help celebrate that. 

The Scout Network is designed to highlight the very best voices from the community and share and develop the excellent platforms they have crafted. 

It contains a variety of different people all adding something unique and different to the community. These creators all remain fully independent but they will be involved in various FFS activities throughout the season and there will be weekly articles looking at what the different members of the Network are doing. 

There will be an article every week to shine the spotlight on a different member of the network as well as updates on everyone’s content.

The Network currently consists of:

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  • El Statto 
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  • Dream Set Go 
  • FPL Greece 

Fabulous Fanzines 

  • We Are Brighton 

If you think that you would be a good fit in the Scout Network, get in touch!

Spotlight on El Statto

El Statto is one of the Social Stars of the Scout Network. He has worked hard to gain a loyal Twitter following through the mini league competitions that he runs and during the break from football set up his Instagram page and his own website:

“I’ve been going to football matches for as long as I can remember, as a kid standing on a milk crate on the terraces to see over the grown ups. I remember Fantasy Football when it launched in football magazines and have been playing it ever since. 

“I’ve been playing FPL since the 2006/07 season, although with nobody else I knew playing, my interest each season would often only last a few months. It all changed about five years ago when the company I was working for told me about their mini league. My competitive edge was sparked and since then I have managed three finishes of 20k or better. 

“Having listened regularly to Mark, Joe and Granville on the Scoutcast, I heard about the #FPL Twitter community and decided to make a dedicated account to fuel my ever increasing obsession with the game.

“In the early days my Twitter account was mostly to gain access to more data that I could analyse and use to make informed FPL, rather than offering anything in particular back. As my involvement in the community grew so did my contributions and I started writing blog post for other FPL content creators. This sparked my desire to play a more active role in the FPL community. 

“When the enforced break occurred earlier this year I used the gap in the season as an opportunity to learn how to do some editing and started to publish short videos. These would often focus on a particular player and their FPL appeal, spurring a growth in followings over on Twitter and also lead to me setting up my Instagram page (@FPL_elstatto) which is the perfect platform for the graphic video content I make. 

“I also decided I needed a better way to service my increasingly popular mini leagues. I have been running Twitterliga and Survivor for many seasons and every year the number of participants continues to grow – as such I felt it was time to find a platform to run those leagues from properly as opposed to simply tweeting about them. 

“A week ago I launched https://jumpersforgoalposts.info  Originally I planned to only use the website to run mini league updates, but it has developed since its original conception.

“The website will continue to be about the mini league but will also be a platform for other projects including blogging articles from me as well as from some other members of the community as well as key projects and tools to aid FPL decision making. There are also some fun projects such as the FPL community predictions for the season – let’s see how many of the content creators made accurate predictions for the year!

“Pre-season is the time when everyone tinkers and brings players in because they’ve just scored in a friendly. I wanted to design myself a planner just for pre-season that focused on the first 10 games, and in particular the first five.

“A few hours later I had myself a spreadsheet taking into account fixture difficulty, the blank games and comparing my selected squad against the overall gameweek difficulty. Originally this tool was intended to help my own FPL planning for the new 2020/21 season, but I decided to share it on the website and within an afternoon it had over one thousand downloads. The response has been incredible! You can download your own copy here https://jumpersforgoalposts.info/pre-season-planner/

“This season is set to be a really exciting one with the continuation of projects set in motion last season as well as the new website, blog articles and tool making as well as now being part of the Scout Network.”

Keep an eye on the Scout Network and the weekly update articles for more on what El Statto and the rest of the network partners are up to this season. 

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  1. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Could Naby Keita finally come good for Liverpool and as an FPL option? Discuss x

    I’d love to see it but don’t know if Klopp will play him enough. Seems he’d have to duke it out with Wij

    1. Lallana
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      At 5.5M definitely. He has settled now and looking much better. We needed him against Arsenal and when he came on, our attack clicked better.

      If Thiago comes though, he may be benched.

  2. Lallana
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Thoughts on this? Monitoring Justin and the minutes for Armstrong & Adams.

    McCarthy | Nyland
    TAA | Doherty | Justin | Vinagre | Mitchell
    Aubameyang | Salah | Son | Perez | Armstrong
    Adams | Werner | Wickham

    1. TheMooyBoys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Perez a risk but definitely a threat if he gets the minutes.

      1. Lallana
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        For sure. So far no minutes in pre-season I believe. If it continues like that, I will tinker my team. Probably get Mitrovic and invest 0.5M elsewhere.

        1. TheMooyBoys
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Or go someone like Jota who's similar in that threatening when on the pitch. And without Europa and going back to 3 subs should get more minutes

    2. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Armstrong and Adams are both nailed starters.

  3. Big Cook Lewis Cook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 21 days ago

    RMT - Any advise appreciated
    McCarthy
    TAA, Doherty, Justin, Vinagre
    Salah, Aubameyang, Ritchie
    Kane, Werner, Mitrovic
    Nyland, Shaw, Stephens, Romeu

    1. TheMooyBoys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I don't mind it. Different to a lot of people which isn't always a bad thing. If it was me I'd maybe drop Doherty to a 5m spurs option and upgrade stephens or romeu to a 5.5 option just to add some rotation flexibility with Ritchie

    2. thepuntmaster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Looks good.

      I too would downgrade Doherty to bump up a 4.5 mid to a 5.5 - a lot doing in that price bracket

  4. chonks
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    i think i am big trouble with my team

    i just added a player only to be told i have too many players from southampton

    1. Lallana
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Same thing happened to me! Good value there with their opening fixtures.

  5. POTATO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Starting GW2, after many iterations, it seems that I favour having two premium defenders, two premium (11.5 to 12m) midfielders plus either:

    A) Rashford(9.5) + Werner(9.5)
    B) Bruno(10.5) + Ings(8.5)

    If Man U don't get bucket-loads of penalties again this season, which is the better investment long term.

    1. thepuntmaster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Hard to call until we know if Werner comes through.

      Rashford getting an extra point for every goal is what makes me want to have him. So I’d probably say A

      1. POTATO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Option C), which I haven't listed, is to go with one premium defender only and start with Ings+Werner and Rashford GW2 similar to the team in your post down the page.

    2. POTATO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 21 days ago

      One other consideration is Bruno would provide a third captain option, (rotating home and away with KDB). I don't know that I'd captain either Rashford or Werner unless the fixture was irresistible.

  6. sirmorbach
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    A) Saiss + KWP
    or
    B) Vinagre + Egan

  7. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Is Ings worth the 2.5 over Adams?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I currently think so, if he continues on from last season. Can reassess early if needbe though.

      Ings has pens too

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Cheers mate

      2. Atletico Junior
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Shares pens* with WardP... Ings will max have 2-3 pens this season (12-16 extra points assuming baps and no misses)

  8. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Is there anyone who’s planning a -4 hit in GW2 to bring in both Bruno & KDB?

    1. Boxwoods
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I’m currently on this. Not thrilled about it though.

    2. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Son pretty good GW2 fixture......

  9. thepuntmaster
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Thoughts on this bunch?

    McCarthy - Nyland
    TAA - Egan - Justin - Mitchell - Johnson
    Salah - Auba - Rashford - ASM - Soucek
    Werner - Ings - Brewster

    Ta

    1. TheMooyBoys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Think you might struggle to field 11 in the first GW.

      1. thepuntmaster
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Presuming one of the 4.0 plays or Brewster moves clubs - I can do 4-4-2 or 3-4-3

        1. TheMooyBoys
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Yeah I suppose it could be worth the risk given all you'd expect from a 4.0m defender is 2 points.

    2. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Very nice. Defence is questionable but Auba to KDB soon could help improve it

      1. thepuntmaster
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Would be the plan - monitoring DCL too who could come in for Ings.

        Those 2 moves and Justin can be bumped up to VVD

        1. Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Nice.

  10. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Would love if either Keita nails down a spot or Thiago comes and does the same...

    Would be fantastic to have a creative mid with goal threat from LIV in the midprice bracket (hell, the cheap bracket for Keita!)

  11. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Tricky decision for 4th and 5th mids... (or rotating 4th mids in the last option)

    A) ASM (Gordon) + 0.5 ITB
    B) JWP
    C) Armstrong + 0.5 ITB
    D) Soucek+Ritchie + 0.5 ITB

    I’m currently on Armstrong, as if he secured a starting spot he’d be on course to outscore JWP if last season PPM is anything to go by.

    However, ASM also intrigues me (any takers???) tho Toon can be hot/cold, and as does Soucek Ritchie rotation, especially if Ritchie looks to be playing advanced... also heard about this WBA Pereira but dunno if he’s any good or too punty

    Thoughts appreciated as always (Bottomed 🙂 )

    1. thepuntmaster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I’ve got ASM but not set set on him. Podence and Schlupp also worth tempting. ASM does offer security of starts though.

      Think Soucek could finish the season at 6.5/7 too - looks a real steal

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Hmm yeah it’s a difficult decision. SOU fixtures were swinging me towards Armstrong / JWP as the best options, with Armstrong in for the reasons above.

        But with KWP Ings I am kinda tempted to hedge my bets a bit more and punt on ASM, who I initially had.

        Palace are a bit of a wait and see for me, not sure why but don’t really trust them. Podence not nailed is he?

        & I could always go Soucek over Gordon, but not sure if the 0.5 ITB would be best used on a 4.5def (KWP/Vinagre) to 5.0, 4.0 to another 4.5 like BUR, or something else...

    2. swervinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I'm going Saka - outstanding in CS and can play in a number of positions

    3. Tony Moon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I was set on Armstrong until reading the report of their 7-1 thrashing of Swansea. It seems Bertrand was overlapping Armstrong a lot, meaning Armstrong didn't get forward much. Not sure if that was happening last season too, or a new tactic.

  12. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Dumb to be considering Rashford over Bruno? 1.0 could go a long way, and Rash now gets extra point per goal compared to last season..

    1. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Rashford will be subject to rotation.

      1. TheMooyBoys
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        how so?

      2. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Yeah, what Mooy said???

        Rotating with who lol

        1. Gabbiadini
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Sancho.

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Wait for him to sign first.

    2. TheMooyBoys
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Really hard to call. For me I'd be more comfortable captaining Bruno than Rashford which I think is something you need to consider when bringing in premium players. But that's mainly due to free kicks and penalties. I think just having them up your sleeve can help players get big hauls.

    3. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Rashfords ankle has had a lingering issue

    4. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Where is the $1m going?

  13. jamesjoseph2770
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Who will lose his spot when Donny Van Been comes in??

    1. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Fred, Mata

  14. cravencottage
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Which looks better:
    A) Martial and JWP
    B)Adams and Son

    1. Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      A

    2. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      A

  15. Bruno Bruno!!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    First proper draft, not keen on salah or Mane.

    McCarthy
    TAA Vinagre Doherty Mitchell
    Aubameyang Son Armstrong Soucek
    Jiminez Werner

    Nylaand Brewster Rashford Taylor

    1. Joggers Nipple
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Apart form the lack of Salah, fair enough if you happy, looks good. Auba the route to Man City?
      Doherty could easily be a 4.5 for me

  16. Joggers Nipple
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Morning, had this for about a week and still happy with it, any gentle tearing apart appreciated. Rambling thoughts are below as well.

    McCarthy
    TAA Vinagre VVD 4.0
    Salah Auba Ziyech 4.5
    Werner Mitro

    4.0 GK Greenwood Taylor 4.5 fwrd
    0.5 ITB

    - Auba to KDB/ Sterling in a few weeks
    - Should have 1M (or 0.9/ 0.8 left), can move Mitro to 6.5 later if needed or 4.5 def to Shaw/ Dier?
    - 4.5mid over Soucek as as only really would play GW1 for now
    - Could have Robertson over VVD but like the 0.5 ITB
    - Ziyech I like but not locked in for me, Vinagre can be another 4.5 if needed
    - If I really want Jiminez/ Ings could downgrade VVD later and Mitro up

    Any thoughts really welcome

    1. Netley Lucas
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Feels a little tight around that 7th/8th attacking spot. VVD will do that of course so maybe just edge him down to Doc, get Soucek then you can breathe a bit.

      1. Joggers Nipple
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Cheers, have been toying with VVD to Gomez around that way

      2. Joggers Nipple
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Also have 0.5 itb so Soucek could be there now, just feel I wouldnt play him for a while after GW 1 and personally like the cash in the first 11 when we all on 100m. Cheers for thoughts

    2. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I like Ziyech too but the knock made me move him out for Alli for the start just now.

      It’s a solid team. Personally I’m starting without any Manchester players at all, just feels wasteful benching £ when I have ways to bring them in.

      Why’re you starting with Greenwood, and also why the faith in him given United are still looking to bring in players? (Id love to have him But unconvinced)

      1. Joggers Nipple
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        No real stats or anything, just want some Man U involvement and Greenwood, if no signings, seems a pretty good price to me

    3. Joggers Nipple
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Thanks both

  17. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Hm... where’s Van de Beek playing? Rotation or starter?

    Estimated FPL price? Almost definitely a wait and see either way

    1. jamesjoseph2770
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Same question. Any idea?

    2. Netley Lucas
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      He's an 8 >10 type of Brunoesque player so 8.0 looks on given the uncertainty of starts & position.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        What virus are you trying to have me download my friend?

      2. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Whatever it is doesn’t seem to want to open

          1. Top Lad Dakes.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Yeah that’s kinda how I had it in my head, but thought VDB was more attacking than defensive - could be thinking of someone else though.

            Didn’t know United were close to Refuel on either. And would love it if they don’t sign a RM so Greenwood becomes nailed

      1. jamesjoseph2770
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Lots of rotation likely. Greenwood may lose his appeal..

  18. Bruno Bruno!!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    soucek or ritchie ?

    1. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Ritchie

    2. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      No love for Saka, even for the first few? Seems Arteta loves him and he has been really good in real and fantasy life.

    3. Tony Moon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Soucek

  19. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    It's quite extraordinary what happens to your team when you transfer TAA & Doherty to VVD & Dier. Scary, but extraordinary.

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Don’t tempt me now...

      Why Dier though, especially over Davies if you have to get the extra 1.0 over Doc

      1. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Davies, Dier - haven't really given it thought. just a spurs 5.0 placeholder at this point. I'll probably chicken out. or not!

  20. Man Chest Hair United
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Thoughts please

    McCarthy
    TAA Justin vinagre Dier
    Salah Abumayang son Soucek
    Werner Adams

    Button Greenwood Fletcher Brewster
    1.0 itb

    Game week 3
    Son and Aubmayang to KDB and Bruno

    1. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Justin a doubt now with Leicester buying new fb, forget his name.

      1. Bruno Bruno!!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        castagne

      2. Keep Calm and Play On
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Isn’t he more of replacement for Doherty anyway?

    2. BeaversWithAttitude
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Nice plan... if the price changes keep in your favour.

  21. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 21 days ago

    RMT please? Any advice is helpful.

    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Vinagre Justin*
    Salah Auba Son Soucek
    Werner Mitro

    Bench: Steer, Mitchell, Gordon, Davis

    *Justin could easily be swapped with another 4.5 if he doesn’t seem nailed.

    Plan:
    1.5ITB to do Son > Bruno GW2.

    Thanks all

    1. Tony Moon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Solid, apart from the bench obviously. Personally I'd downgrade Robbo to a Spurs 5m def, which gives you 2m to play with - if you went Son to Alli too, you could get Ings/Jimi for Mitro.

      1. JURGENAUT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Thanks for that, I’ll consider playing around with it. Cheers!

  22. HellasLEAF
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Anyone else considering setting team for GW1 then WC to put the team in they want going forward?

    Rather annoyed with the key teams sitting out GW1 as reckon to have 3 or 4 in the side from the off.

    1. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Possibly depending on how GW1 goes

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Zero chance of that, United don't have the fixture list to make it worth it and KDB is one FT away. Plus with Covid, transfers, DGWs to determine an early WC is unnecessarily risky.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        This. The player who uses their WC in GW2 is the one who has given up by GW6.

    3. Tony Moon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      No, just using careful planning at present. Feel the WC will be far more useful later on.

  23. Keep Calm and Play On
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Anyone else considering just getting one big hitter in defence and going cheap for the remainder? Since project restart I can only recall 5 scoreless draws which means clean sheets may not be as prominent as many are giving them credit for.

    I personally think it could be down to no fans, no one to get at the opposing team and lift the home team in the final stretch of games when legs and minds get tired...almost like the 12th man effect.

    Obviously players like TAA offer attacking potential and that’s the great appeal but would it be wise to consider cheaper priced players who may concede but still can offer attacking threats going forward?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      There aren't any cheap ones who realistically offer much attacking threat. Defence still offers the best value overall and I wouldn't want to waste that. Three season-keeping premium defenders are the foundation of my squad.

    2. Tony Moon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Yep, good plan. I will probably gets a Spurs 5m def, as well as TAA, 2x 4.5 and 1x 4m. Clean sheets are often more prevalent later in the season too, especially as defences often need some time to gel, or re-gel, after the summer (albeit a shorter break this year).

  24. I am 42
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    C Adam or Mitro?

    Already have Armstrong if that matters.

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      M

  25. Cahill17
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 21 days ago

    With Everton on the verge of signing Allan, James Rodriguez, and rumors of Doucoure. Everton is looking to start the season with a brand new midfield which was their weak point from last season. They have good opening fixtures, so does this make Rich and DCL hidden gems? Being an Everton Supporter I am biased, so I wanted to get others' thoughts on it.

    1. ManofKent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I want to see how they gel first - got burnt by DCL last season - worth monitoring though

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Same here. They ought to be far better, but I want to see exactly where their goals will come from.

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 21 days ago

      The defense is more interesting to me, Digne and Holgate could be gold with those fixtures. Carlo knows how to manage a defense.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        That's true, especially if they get Romeo in to replace Pickford. It just seems to me that at this point, for every Everton player that I mull over, there's someone else at that price point that I'd prioritise. Of course, a result v Spuds when I'm currently sitting on Kane/Alli/Doherty could change all that!

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 20 days ago

          True, I'm considering Digne + Doherty instead of one over the other as I prefer Doherty. Didn't consider Pickford's impact, thanks!

  26. Bruno Bruno!!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    How flexible would say this squad structure is:

    McCarthy
    TAA Vinagre Doherty Johnson
    Aubameyang Salah Ritchie Armstrong
    Werner Jiminez

    Nylaand Brewster Mitchell Rashford

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Quite flexible, only that you need 2 FTs to get a 6.0-6.5 midfielder or a Kane/Vardy/Kun. Rest is good

    2. Soto Ayam
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Very. Prefer soucek and ings over Ritchie and Jimenez though

    3. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Depends on Messi, otherwise you can pretty much get anyone with 2 moves.

  27. Soto Ayam
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Who do you think will score more over the next few weeks?

    1) Doherty
    2) James ward-prowse
    3) mitro

    Thanks

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      1 followed closely by 3 🙂

      1. Soto Ayam
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        You really think mitro can do it? I'm having big concerns at the moment

        1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Yeah good fixtures for him early on. Just have to avoid the Red Card of course lol

          1. Soto Ayam
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Cheers nabil

          2. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            I don't see these good fixtures. In the first 5 GWs, there's Villa and 4 tight defences.

            1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Good/beauty in the eyes of beholder? Ars is pretty tight nowadays but still in London and FUL must br determined, Leeds is relegation rival and will not sit down so there's hope, villa improved but still not terrifying and wolves might be unstable now at the back.

              Plus the peno duties, experience and ownership, can't look past him imo

              1. Don Van Vliet
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Couldn't disagree more with your evaluation of Fulham's opponents, Nabil.

                1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Yep maybe I'm being too optimistic here 😛 we'll see

                  1. Don Van Vliet
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Arsenal won't give up much to Fulham.

                    Can't see Leeds involved in a relegation battle; think they'll hold their own defensively but may struggle to score freely.

                    Villa don't have to be terrifying, just solid at the back. More likely they concede a little than a lot.

                    Wolves won't struggle defensively just because Doherty has left and Jonny is crocked.

                    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 20 days ago

                      Yeah maybe I'm blinded by the guy.. but then simply put, if FUL score mitro will be involved, can't say the same thing with adams given the talents around him. When will he score is more subjective though, and perhaps that set of fixtures deemed ugly to most people other than me. I can live with that 🙂

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          1 for me.
          Every draft I do ends up with a 6m striker slot, and I just don't want Mitro. I'm currently on Nketiah, with the intention that GW3 Auba/Nket > Martial/Pulisic or Ziyech.

  28. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Hey fam! A couple of questions!

    A. Son
    B. Alli

    1. Rashford
    2. Martial

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Son if you wanna be safe
      Alli if you are feeling punty

      I'd rather wait but 2 if you must

    2. Soto Ayam
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      B2

    3. ManofKent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I think Son/Alli are priced appropriately - both decent options depending on how that 1m can be used.

      Martial looks slightly better priced to me.

    4. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Cheers everyone

  29. NABIL - 1 season 1der
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    When is the PL transfer deadline, I mean in the context of FPL GW?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Between GW4 and 5 during an international break.

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Thanks Andy

  30. ManofKent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Thoughts? :

    Ryan (Button)
    TAA/Robbo/Dier (KWP, Mitchell)
    Auba, Alli, Soucek, Saka, Pereira
    Werner, Ings (Martial)

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Lack of premium in midfield, otherwise very good

      1. ManofKent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I could down-grade Robbo and up Alli to Son. None of the 6m strikers appeals

        1. Kambo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Wood, Antonio, Adams and Mitro are all worthy of a spot up forward imo.

          1. amitmishr
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            I would keep ayew in the mix as well.

            1. Kambo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Absolutely! Another around the 6m mark that could do damage.