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FPL Gameweek 2 team news and injury updates so far

There were only four pre-Gameweek 2 virtual media gatherings on Thursday afternoon, with the bulk of the conference calls set to follow on Friday.

With there being four Premier League teams in Carabao Cup action on Thursday evening and Tottenham Hotspur starting their UEFA Europa League campaign in Bulgaria, however, not all 20 top-flight managers will give stand-alone press conferences ahead of Saturday’s Fantasy Premier League deadline.

Jose Mourinho, for example, is only scheduled to face the media immediately after full-time in Plovdiv, so any fresh injury concerns that only become apparent between then and Sunday’s clash with Southampton may well go unreported.

Here’s what we know so far.

THURSDAY’S PRESSERS

The managers of the three newly promoted clubs and Crystal Palace were all facing the media on Thursday afternoon.

Two of the sides who came up from the Championship last season, Leeds United and Fulham, meet each other this weekend.

Adam Forshaw (hip) remains unavailable for that match but Marcelo Bielsa revealed on Thursday that he expects Liam Cooper to be fit, with the Scotland international having missed out on the opening weekend with a minor calf problem:

We think Cooper will be ready to play the game on Saturday, there are no new injuries from the last few days. Forshaw he’s been taking part in collective training today apart from any actual playing of football. Next week his rehabilitation will continue.

New signing Rodrigo was among the 11 changes that Bielsa made for the Whites’ EFL Cup defeat to Hull City in midweek.

When asked about the Spaniard’s match-fitness, the Argentinean strongly hinted at another start for Patrick Bamford at the weekend:

He’s already ready [for the Premier League]. He won’t start the game at the weekend but he’s in a good condition to start if we want him too.

Aleksandar Mitrovic was among the starters in Fulham’s win over Ipswich Town in midweek, following his benching in Gameweek 1.

All of the Cottagers’ players appeared to come through unscathed from that encounter, with boss Scott Parker saying:

Everyone pulled through last night. We got back late, the players have just been in the gym for recovery. We’ll have a gauge on it tomorrow morning on exactly where everyone is. At this moment there’s nothing jumping and I suspect we’ll be ok.

A number of Fulham’s new signings also featured in the EFL Cup and, when asked about whether any of them would feature against Leeds this weekend, Parker said:

We’ll have to see really. We got back in the early hours, players are just reporting in to do their recovery so the first time we will see the boys on the training field will be tomorrow. We’ll make a judgement on where we see the players physically.

This is a league where you can’t afford to carry players. When you’re us you need to be at your peak of fitness. With the quick turnaround in pre-season and players late coming into the building, some are just a little bit short at the moment.

Hopefully, we can get some out there because that will make us stronger but I’m not going to risk long term injury of the players.

Nathan Ferguson (knee), Gary Cahill (hamstring), James Tomkins (thigh) and Patrick van Aanholt (shoulder) remain sidelined ahead of the trip to Manchester United, while Connor Wickham (unknown) and Christian Benteke (foot) have only just returned to training and won’t be considered for selection.

Roy Hodgson also said that Mamadou Sakho isn’t yet match-fit enough despite featuring in the EFL Cup in midweek but Jairo Riedewald is expected to be back in training on Friday after a minor muscle problem forced his absence in Gameweek 1.

The Palace boss said:

We are starting to get players back from injury. Mamadou Sakho, of course, is the latest to be able to take part in training sessions. Christian Benteke and Connor Wickham took part in today’s training session, albeit with Connor it was more modified than with Christian.

We hope also that Jaïro Riedewald will train tomorrow – he didn’t train with the first-team today – but we hope he will tomorrow having recovered from the injury he picked up last week.

In terms of fitness of players, we are in a much healthier position than we have been in some time.

There was another mention of budget FPL defender Ferguson when Hodgson discussed free agent Nathaniel Clyne, who is training with the Eagles:

He’s hoping to show to us and maybe other clubs his fitness. It might be [something we’re interested in], but a lot hinges on Nathan Ferguson and how his injury situation pans out over the next few weeks.

Matt Phillips and Conor Townsend both made a playing return for West Bromwich Albion in midweek but Ahmed Hegazi was absent, with Slaven Bilic explaining:

Hegazi was on the bench on Sunday. He came in on Monday, the guys who didn’t play against Leicester had training. He did his hamstring in training, that’s the reason why he wasn’t involved tonight.

Monday or even yesterday they didn’t know how big it is. It shouldn’t be big, he didn’t do it in a sprint or anything like that. Hopefully, it’s a smaller one.

Kenneth Zohore (calf) remains sidelined.

EFL CUP LINE-UPS AND INJURIES

TeamNumber of changes from Gameweek 1Gameweek 1 starters who started in the EFL Cup
West Bromwich Albion10O’Shea
Leeds United11n/a
Everton10Keane
Aston Villan/an/a
Fulham9Odoi, Kebano
Southampton1everyone bar Smallbone
Newcastle United10Manquillo
West Ham United10Diop
Crystal Palace10Schlupp
Burnleyn/an/a
Sheffield United10Norwood
Wolves6Saiss, Boly, Coady, Traore, Dendoncker
Brighton11n/a

There were 11 Premier League clubs in Gameweek 1 action who subsequently played in the EFL Cup second round in midweek – and eight of them made 10 or more changes to their starting XI.

Southampton were the only top-flight side who went (almost) full strength, although Wolves’ three first-choice centre-halves, Adama Traore and Leander Dendoncker all kept their places from Monday night; ironically, those two clubs bowed out of the competition.

An ankle injury to Jarrad Branthwaite meant that Lucas Digne was thrown on as a 24th-minute substitute in Everton’s 3-0 win over Salford City, while Nathan Redmond was forced off in Saints’ 2-0 loss to Brentford.

With James Tarkowski ruled out with a “toe injury” amid mounting speculation over his future, Burnley lost another body when Johann Berg Gudmundsson was stretchered off after quarter of an hour in Burnley’s match with Sheffield United.

Dale Stephens limped off with five minutes to go in Brighton’s 4-0 win over Portsmouth on Thursday evening.

Meanwhile, in the Europa League, Mourinho made only four changes for Spurs’ 2-1 win over Lokomotiv Plovdiv.

Son Heung-min, Harry Kane and Matt Doherty all got 90-minute run-outs but Dele Alli didn’t make the trip.

Giovani Lo Celso made his return from injury and lasted the entire game.


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1,417 Comments Post a Comment
  1. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Any info on Greenwood. Haven't seen him in almost any teams or possible transfers.

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I'd be confident that he starts but prob going with no MUN myself for the short term

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Cheers

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

      Feels like a 'wait and see'

  2. Duffy Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    What happens in gw2 may change our thinking a lot but what are your early gw3 transfer plans?
    I think getting Jimenez (or another reliable WOL attacker, if there is one (Podence?) ), probably another WOL defender, a CHE attacker & possibly a CHE defender will be high on the priority list.
    I expect Auba & ASM to get heavily sold.
    Feeling like holding Tierney since ARS face SHU in gw4.

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Either wc or a simple Saïss in for vinagre

      Problem is this then leaves me with Havertz bavies Adams and no city cover

      Wc looking likely unless some of the above pick up form

    2. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Auba is a season keeper under Arteta

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        could prove correct that!

    3. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Yeah I''l want shot of Auba (unless he scores big v WHU and Salah flops which could make it hard), Bellerin, ASM, JWP, Pereira & Ings. I'll also want to change my GK combo to a 9.5. Wildcard looks increasingly likely next week.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        I want to stay away from WC if the moves are for peripheral players ....

        4/5 first 11 changes is fine though. And re Auba, i see if we get a haul happy sell. If we don't rage sell 🙂

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          I just feel that the easy Auba sell in GW3 is being over enthused on here...he could prove the real season keeper this season if Arsenal continue to improve under Arteta

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            but if Salah looks as sharp again and KdB impresses it will be impossible to hold him I guess

            1. SackWenger
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              After this weekend Auba has away to Liverpool, City and United in the next 5. It’ll be the right move to take him out over this period. Can always be brought back in.

              1. jia you jia you
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 13 days ago

                yeah, makes sense

          2. tokara
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Is auba a big game player?

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              he still needs to prove that I guess but this season could be the one 😉

          3. Amey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Yeah ... But he has proven to be a flat track bully.
            Right now i only hope he hauls vs WHU

    4. Lukakus Unit
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Swapping Aubama to KdB (if no price change) or Sterling (if KdB goes up in price before Monday).

    5. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Should have 2FT and might just do Auba and Alli
      To Sterling and KDB that should leave 3.5 ITB and then I will probably take a hit for
      Maybe Adams to Jimenez.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        I'm missing something here. How many do you have itb ?

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          My bad I wish I got Sterling and KDB in and still had that ITB !!
          Sorry Sterling and Podence in.
          Big price difference between KDB and Podence explains a lot 🙂

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            😀

  3. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    What to do with Werner? Keep or sell for Martial?

    1. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I'd keep.
      Do you have another way to get a MUN attacker, in midfield?

  4. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Any chance vinagre survives a price drop ?

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Maybe but will be risky - might drop tonight

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 13 days ago

        No choice either way so I guess I’ll just cross fingers, don’t want to take a hit just to bench someone

  5. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    How is Liverpool funding the Thiago move, Brewster money?

    1. SackWenger
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Yep, with Brewster’s Millions

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

      Just use all the millions and millions they have/can borrow?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        That's not how they roll. They have a strict financial policy, and it damn well works!

    3. Dr Van Nostrand
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      They hadn't spent anything net yet and they are looking to get atleast 40m from squad players like Grujic Wilson and Shaq

    4. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Also wijnaldum to Barcelona

      1. Dr Van Nostrand
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        It's possible bit it wouldn't be for alot and they are fine with running down his contract. No need to sell

    5. Top Mark.S
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Nope. Brewster money going towards Sarr.

      Only spend 5 million this year on thiago.

      Michael Edward's is more important than klopp

      1. SackWenger
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Without Klopp they would not have won the league. Liverpool had spent plenty in the previous 20/30 yrs

        1. Top Mark.S
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Totally agree.

          Edward's most important person at liverpool without a doubt.

  6. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    On Wc, would you rather have Salah or KDB this gw?
    Auba out for either of them next gw

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I'd go without Salah of the 2

      worked for me last week

    2. SackWenger
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Going for both and dropping Auba down to Willian

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I'm holding Auba and Salah. Delaying Kev for a week - or more.

  7. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    So anymore on the Joys situation. Threw the toys out of the pram / on the way out. What is going on.
    Him leaving makes Podence look even better at 5.5

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Joys / Jota

      1. Najoman86
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Wolves fan forum suggests that there was an issue/breach of covid rules in relation to a baby shower (?). It might be speculation, but could explain NES's vague reasoning in the post-match presser.

  8. Amey
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Which one would you get ??

    A. Podence
    B. Harrison
    C. Klich
    D. Doucoure

    1. aapoman
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Harrison.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        He's a winger right ?

        1. aapoman
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          plays on the left side from what I've seen

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Thanks mate.

    2. Najoman86
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      B

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Thanks !

    3. what\'s my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      i like C

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Where does he play ?
        I have heard he's on pens too

    4. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I’m on A due to fixtures but not confident of game time.

      It’s between A and C for me.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Jota could definitely eat into his game time ...
        Looks like a Leeds Midfielder is the order of the day

    5. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      A. Podence - Great fixtures

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Thanks mate.
        Don't know why but i think Wolves Wingers are one bad game away from bench ...

  9. aapoman
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Havertz to Hamez or hold?

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I'd hold

    2. tokara
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I am doing it

    3. Front 442
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      All day

    4. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I'm holding

    5. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      who is Hamez ?

      1. tokara
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        handsome james

  10. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 13 days ago

    First hit taken and still three flags remain! Vinagre out for Ayling. Need a player to cover for White and/or Puli anyways so I may as well do so now.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      James R for Puli seems to obvious to overlook, unless you already have him.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Already have him

    2. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I saw Vinagre played last evening, with Buur on the other flank and Traore up top. I guess there is still hope for Vinagre, he isn't nailed but can get minutes.

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Buur humbug

  11. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Who has a better chance of starting this gw?

    a. Davies
    b. Taylor

    1. what\'s my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      same dilemma for me, feel both will start but Davies has a better chance

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Why is A in question ?
      Has the LB already signed for Spurs ?

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Davies played the full game last night which is why the doubt.
        Taylor also played the full game and Pieters did not, not sure what to make of that.

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          That's pretty confusing isn't it.

    3. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Surely both will start! Davies did play 90mins this morning though

  12. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    So much for making money on a WC. Its all about timing. Like most things in life.

    1. tokara
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      In my first season i wc in gw4, won my ML and achieved 13k rank. Do what u think is correct.

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Price changes this season are already weird. Not even a 0.1 rise in my TV 😀

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Frozen Mancs. Gonna go absolutely crazy Saturday night.

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Yeah ... All hail lose 😀

          I'm not sure what to do with Saiss ... Would be priced out if he rises. But would need a hit.

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            But presumably you'd bench him this week? I'd wait (mind you, I've already got him).

            1. Amey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              Yeah ... If i try to hold WC longer than ....
              No idea what to do. Spurs are looking bad. Davies in the team who should be Saiss.

              Might just wait and see. Do hell with price changes 😀

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Actually, what are the exact mechanics here? My intention is to switch Auba for KDB. Auba plays on Saturday, but Kev plays on Monday. Will the lock be lifted the moment the GW begins, or is Kev protected until he plays?

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 13 days ago

            My guess is the lock is lifted as soon as the GW ends.

  13. Pukki Party
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Question regarding draft mode waivers. I can make as many waiver request to transfer out same player right? For example if i have #1 player A to player B, #2 player A to C, and the first one is succesful, the #2 request won't go through?

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I think that’s how it works.

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Cheers. First year playing draft mode.

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          That’s good.
          It’s only fun if most of the league are active. Knowing your going to get every player you put a claim makes the game dull.

    2. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      My first year playing draft. Based on experience this week I can hopefully take less hits on FPL by letting myself transfer lots on draft

  14. calitz77
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Rate the team: best captain pick?

    Pickford
    Gabriel/Wan-Bissako/Castagne
    Fernandes/Sterling (C)/Son/Willian/Saint Max
    Clavet-Levin/Vardy

  15. Bruno Fernandes
      2 months, 13 days ago

      sterling or kdb, i am currently torn between them?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Streaky Sterling or Steady Kev?

      2. Bruno Fernandes
          2 months, 13 days ago

          its more like who's the better player long term?

        • Azathoth
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          King Kevin

        • Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Kevin! (Home Alone style)

      3. mackan
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Robbo to digne -4? Have Trent! And Werner!

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Nope

        2. Najoman86
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          keep

        3. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Yes.
          Double LIV def may be too much for now.

        4. Rolls-Royce
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Would rather sell TAA based on the eye test.

      4. tc93
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        will Martial raise in price soon?

        1. what\'s my name
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          think their prices are locked

          1. Old Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            probably until tomorrow, then whoosh

        2. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          He's been close for days but hasn't risen.

      5. what\'s my name
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        who d you start?
        a. Taylor
        b. Davies

        1. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          b

        2. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Same Choice
          I'm going with B

        3. what\'s my name
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          thx guys

      6. seewhyaxe
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Thoughts DZ? Alli fell 0.1m.

        A) Alli -> James Rodriguez
        B) Alli + Kane -> Rashford + Richarlison -4
        C) Alli + Kane -> James Rodriguez + Martial -4
        D) Save

        Rest of team:
        McCarthy
        Robbo, TAA, Davies
        Auba (C), Salah, Alli, Soucek, ASM
        Kane, Adams

        Button, Taylor, Mitchell, Vassilev

        1. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          C

          1. seewhyaxe
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            I was inclined for B, but C does save another 1m.

      7. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Howdy folks,

        Twitchy fingers wanting to take hits.

        Might just have some fun and do Adams -> O.Watkins.

        1. tokara
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Crazy

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Possibly, but don't see Adams starting and Villa next two fixtures look good to me.

        2. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Do it only if you go on and captain Watkins.

        3. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Don’t take hits for fun buddy

      8. nonprophet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Is anyone else unable to access the members area or team news. when I click on it it's not opening anything.

        1. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Same problem since yesterday using phone (iOs), no problem on laptop.

      9. FPL Kaka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Is this worth it?

        Kane and Pereira --> Martial and Rodrigues

        1. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Yup

        2. Lacabacca
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Kane to Martial for a hit doesn’t sound right. Don’t know if the other half of your plan makes up for it.

      10. Lacabacca
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Do we think Alli plays decent minutes this week?

        1. Catastrophe
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Wait until later - who knows at this stage. You would think he would be in with a good shout.

      11. Catastrophe
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Been thinking all week it would be daft to WC after one game and a respectable score of 72 but was likely to WC GW3 to address some issues that aren't looking great (albeit only after one game; Soton double up, Davies, Mitro, Soucek, maybe Taylor/Werner v short term). But my WC3 draft would actually be really strong this gameweek:

        Leno
        TAA, Digne, James, Justin
        Salah, Aubameyang, Fernandes, Willian
        Wilson, Bamford

        (Nyland, Bissouma, Mitchell, Brewster)

        Triple up on Arsenal for WHU, catch Digne/Justin/Bamford for great home fixtures etc.

        GW3 Auba -> KDB
        GW4 Bissouma -> Jorginho or Mitchell -> 4.5

        Feels either very wrong or very right!

        Thoughts? Cheers

        1. yalala
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Too much Arsenal, not enough Wolves

          1. Catastrophe
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            cheers!

            Happy with 3 ARS for West Ham at home and then it becomes two for Liverpool away. Willian is looking pretty good and prefer Leno at 5.0 to two x 4.5.

            Would like to get Wolves in, but prefer James for example to Saiss as Chelseas fixtures after Liverpool look great fair bit better than Wolves?

            Think i would prefer Bamford and Mitchell over Saiss and Davis?

            Thanks!

        2. Lacabacca
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Arsenal have LIV, SHU, MCI, LEI, MUN after this week. Do you really want Leno and Willian for those fixtures?

          1. Catastrophe
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Cheers.

            Hmm yeah, not ideal. Willian should be OK - alternatively I could go 2 x 4.5 instead of Leno?

            Not overly keen on mids or forwards in Willians price range other than Jimenez. Could be out of Leno & Willian vs. 4.5/4.0 keepers and Jimenez?

            What would you recommended? With losing Auba for KDB I wanted some Arsenal coverage.

            Cheers

        3. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          I'd give your players at least 1 more gw as there may be positive reactions after weak gw1 performances.
          Give yourself a bigger sample, in order to make the most of the precious WC.

          1. Catastrophe
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Cheers - definitely the most sensible option and what I've been on all week. But it was the realisation that my GW2 Team is looking pretty horrible (McCarthy/KWP/Soucek/Davies/Taylor/Mitrovic/Werner) and my GW3 WC planned Team is looking great for GW2.

            May even be a chance I can't field 11 if I have bad luck with Werner, Davies, Taylor etc. Although probably unlikely

            Cheers

        4. Easy Cheesy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          I’d wait. Twice as much info for your WC

          1. Catastrophe
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            cheers!

      12. yalala
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Is Klich on pens?

        1. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Yes so i've heard

        2. Catastrophe
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Yes believe so

        3. Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Bamford shares with him

      13. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Cap Auba or Bruno?

      14. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Seriously considering WC this weekend after the deadline. Want triple Wolves (Saiss, Podence, Jimmy) plus a few others.

        Would also mean catching a load of price rises too.

        1. tokara
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          If hits can help, just take hits

        2. CONNERS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          When I read your comment higher up the page, I thought your were advocating an early WC?

          1. tokara
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            U talking abt me? As long u know what u want and is making more than just 4 or 5 changes then go for it.

            I am also thinking to wc but maybe in gw4 after i seen enough.

        3. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          I have 2 WC drafts.
          One with Jimenez,Richarlison,Martial
          The other Martial and Werner .

          I don’t think I can go without any Chelsea or United so probably will go with the latter as I will never captain Jimmy.

          I have both Saiss and Podence though.

        4. CONNERS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          * you were

      15. Trovsmash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        just confirming that if ive taken hits, then i WC then the hits disappear? thanks

        1. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          yes

        2. Lacabacca
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Yes

        3. MAXIMIN EFFORT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Yes

      16. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Did anyone watch yesterday Wolves - Stoke? I saw Vinagre was in the starting line up, any feedback on that?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Backup players playing backup games

          1. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            I don’t know, all the back 3 were playing, it is just different formation , with Traore up top

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 13 days ago

              Don't get that logic, just because Coady and Saiss start doesn't mean Nuno hasn't rotated Marcal for Vinagre.

              1. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 13 days ago

                It is just guesswork, I am in the same situation with you. I just think it is not just clear cut after gw1 to decide which formation they will play and who will be first choice.
                Also, if I am not wrong, I think Vinagre replaces Doherty on the other flank lasy year, hence if Traore will play RW Vinagre can compete with Buur for RWB
                Just my logic

      17. balint84
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        A) Son to Rashford
        B) wait and see Son again (maybe Rash is as bad as Son was against the latest, save free trasnfer & 0.5cash)