Scout Squad

The Scout Squad picks for FPL Gameweek 2

This weekly precursor to the Scout Picks sees our panel put forward a long-list of the standout Fantasy Premier League assets for Gameweek 2.

Fantasy Football Scout community manager Geoff, deputy editor Neale, video content manager Andy and Pro Pundit Tom will each propose an 18-man squad of players for the approaching Gameweek and explain their notable inclusions/omissions below.

The 72 nominations listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of Saturday’s deadline at 11:00 BST.

There are requirements for at least one goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less, at least one sub-£5.0m defender, at least one midfielder listed at £6.5m or below and at least one forward priced at £7.5m or lower.

Each panelist is restricted to no more than three players from the same team, as is the case in FPL.

We will again be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks, with details of that revealed on Friday.


 GeoffNealeTomAndy
GKJordan PickfordJordan PickfordKasper SchmeichelKasper Schmeichel
 Illan MeslierMathew RyanIllan MeslierBerno Leno
 Kasper SchmeichelKarl DarlowEmiliano MartinezIllan Meslier
DFLucas DigneLucas DigneLucas DigneLucas Digne
 Luke ShawLuke ShawHarry MaguireAaron Wan-Bissaka
 Matt TargettTrent Alexander-ArnoldJames JustinLuke Ayling
 James JustinJames JustinHector BellerinTimothy Castagne
 Luke AylingStuart DallasLuke AylingJamal Lewis
MFPierre-Emerick AubameyangPierre-Emerick AubameyangPierre-Emerick AubameyangPierre-Emerick Aubameyang
 Marcus RashfordMohamed SalahBruno FernandesBruno Fernandes
 Raheem SterlingMarcus RashfordKevin De BruyneJames Rodriguez
 James RodriguezSon Heung-minJames RodriguezSon Heung-min
 Leandro TrossardJack HarrisonRyan FraserJack Harrison
FWAnthony MartialRicharlisonAnthony MartialRicharlison
 Jamie VardyJamie VardyJamie VardyAnthony Martial
 Harry KaneTimo WernerRicharlisonTimo Werner
 Callum WilsonCallum WilsonPatrick BamfordOllie Watkins
 Patrick BamfordOllie WatkinsOllie WatkinsCallum Wilson

Most popular picks: Lucas Digne, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (four), Kasper Schmeichel, Illan Meslier, Luke Ayling, James Justin, James Rodriguez, Richarlison, Ollie Watkins, Callum Wilson, Jamie Vardy, Anthony Martial (three)

GEOFF SAID…

While Jordan Pickford’s price tag is half a million more than Illan Meslier, I trust Carlo Ancelotti’s new-look Everton to keep a Gameweek 2 clean sheet more and hand Pickford the gloves. Kasper Schmeichel looks set for another shut-out at home to a shot-shy West Brom but is expensive at £5.5m.

In defence, I again look to Everton with Lucas Digne, who has significant attacking threat as well as clean sheet potential. I expect Luke Shaw to start and his additional threat down the left flank should add much to the Manchester United attack. Matt Targett, James Justin and Luke Ayling are picked mostly for their clean sheet potential and their excellent value, to allow more money to be spent further up the pitch.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has penalties, a strong fixture, some form, and is possibly the stand-out captain this Gameweek; however, I see Marcus Rashford challenging him for the captaincy, in United’s first game of the season at home to Crystal Palace.

The perhaps surprise omission is Mohamed Salah, after his Gameweek 1 heroics – instead, I’ve opted for Raheem Sterling.

James Rodriguez is my third Everton player, after an impressive Everton performance and a good degree of attacking involvement, while Leandro Trossard looks an interesting prospect at only £6.0m, away to Newcastle.

In attack, Anthony Martial looks capable of a big score; even if he fails to hit double digits, I expect returns of some kind.

Jamie Vardy started the season in style and has every chance of continuing that run, while Harry Kane, at half a million more, needs to lead his Tottenham teammates to victory after an uninspired performance at home to Everton.

Callum Wilson and Newcastle looked to be finding some rhythm at West Ham, and I expect him to score against Brighton, while Patrick Bamford, just off finding the net against Liverpool, should be allowed even more space against Fulham.

NEALE SAID…

We have a full complement of fixtures to choose from this weekend, following an eight-game Blank Gameweek 1.

Manchester City get their Premier League campaign underway but I’m holding fire on their assets for now, what with last season’s bogey team and a defensively resolute Wolverhampton Wanderers providing the opposition on Monday night.

I’m willing to back their cross-city rivals from the off, however, with Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw – who both featured in last Saturday’s friendly with Aston Villa to provide reassurances over their fitness – getting the nod.

Shaw’s included as much for budgetary reasons given my lavish spending elsewhere, while Rashford played a part in both United goals when the two sides met as recently as July.

The Season Ticker might scream ‘difficult fixture’ for Liverpool and Chelsea but, as we saw in Gameweek 37+ of last season, there could still be plenty of joy for the attacking assets of each club when they meet again at Stamford Bridge this weekend.

The high line that Liverpool employed in their 4-3 win over Leeds United looks tailor-made for the rapid Timo Werner to exploit, while Chelsea continue to appear shaky when defending set plays, so Trent Alexander-Arnold remains in my thoughts – even if Andrew Robertson is now sharing the dead-ball duties.

A dangerously high line is also something an under-par Southampton have tried out in their first two games in league and cup, so I’m willing to give Son Heung-min another shot, as the Korean is capable of being destructive when Spurs transition quickly and by-pass the midfield by utilising their ball-playing centre-halves.

The Everton triple-up requires little explanation given how anaemic West Brom were on their Premier League return, with the chances they afforded left-winger Harvey Barnes further influencing my decision to make Richarlison my top forward selection.

The two other promoted clubs, Leeds and Fulham, meet at Elland Road and the Whites looked by some distance the pick of the two on the opening weekend.

Jack Harrison really caught my eye from the left flank at Anfield, while it’s almost a coin toss between Stuart Dallas and Luke Ayling for which Leeds full-back I plump for until I’ve seen more of them in action – the versatile Dallas boasted the better underlying stats last season but of course spent some of his time further up the pitch.

Newcastle and Brighton didn’t manage a single goal between them in their two meetings last season, so there is every a chance of a clean sheet or two on Tyneside this Sunday.

Callum Wilson has proven to be a streaky player in the past, however, and the fact that he and Andy Carroll managed eight shots between them in Gameweek 1 does suggest that the Magpies might have more joy than their Joelinton-led attack in 2019/20.

TOM SAID…

A clean sheet looks like a shoo-in for Manchester United this week, with opponents Crystal Palace failing to find the back of the net in any of their last four road trips. With Aaron Wan-Bissaka only returning to training on Monday, I’ve opted for the security of Harry Maguire, who at least featured in last weekend’s friendly at Aston Villa.

Leicester City and Leeds United’s home fixtures also stand out defensively, which is why I’ve put forward Kasper Schmeichel, James Justin, Illan Meslier and Luke Ayling.

Against West Bromwich Albion, Justin struggled in the first half but improved as the game went on, and showed plenty of adventure on the ball winning the second penalty, while Leeds’s defence isn’t being talked about enough. You have to go back to the 2015/16 Championship season to find a promoted team who came up with a better defensive record, and that includes Sheffield United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

I’ve also included Hector Bellerín, who is an intriguing pick. Arsenal’s average position map against Fulham in Gameweek 1 showed that Bellerín was essentially playing as a right-winger, with Willian performing more of a central role. It resulted in Bellerín having the highest number of final third touches and crosses in the game, which is something to keep an eye on moving forward. He also comes in cheaper than teammate Kieran Tierney, whose appeal is dented due to not knowing if he’ll start as a left-sided centre-back or wing-back. 

They’re joined by Aston Villa’s new keeper Emiliano Martínez and Lucas Digne (more on him later) at the back.

Further forward, the inclusion of heavy-hitters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bruno Fernandes, Kevin De Bruyne, Anthony Martial and Jamie Vardy largely speak for themselves, so I’ll dedicate a bit more time to some of my other selections.

Against Tottenham Hotspur, Everton fully deserved their win and looked sharp. James Rodríguez was a class above, tucking in from the right-wing, which enabled him to regularly move the ball onto his stronger left foot and pick out Richarlison and Digne with those long right-to-left passes. Both will benefit from his brilliance, which is a key reason behind my Toffees selections.

I’ve also included Patrick Bamford. While sometimes wasteful, I’m confident he’ll get chances against Fulham, and following his performance at Anfield, should have earned another start.

The offensive list is completed by Ryan Fraser and Ollie Watkins.

ANDY SAID…

Despite conceding four goals in their opening game, I’m still backing Leeds United for a clean sheet this week, which is why both Illan Meslier and Luke Ayling are in my picks.

Looking at the expected goals conceded without penalties it was 0.9 for Leeds, the same as Everton against Tottenham Hotspur and Wolves against Sheffield United. You can’t just discount penalties, of course, but after a tough test in the opening Gameweek, I’m expecting them to bounce back against Fulham.

I was impressed with Everton’s opening Gameweek and with a home game against West Brom, I’ve gone with the triple-up. It was promising to see Lucas Digne retain some set pieces, even with James Rodríguez in the side. It was a free-kick that ultimately saw him get an assist. I’d hope that without a marauding full-back like Matt Doherty to play against, he may get more licence to go forward.

In attack, it also looks like there could be big points potential with Rodríguez already creating five chances for his teammates. Despite not getting a goal it was Richarlison that really impressed me in attack with seven shots, and five of them in the box. If anyone is ready to explode soon, it’s him.

Ollie Wakins was a signing that Aston Villa fans were extremely excited about and rightly so after being just one goal behind Aleksandar Mitrović in the Championship last season. He’s already off the mark in pre-season, and the biggest draw for me is the fact he has Jack Grealish behind him creating chances. I don’t think Sheffield United will be as tight at the back without Dean Henderson and this could be a perfect opportunity to get a debut Premier League goal.

There’s probably no better time to use the eye test than in the opening Gameweeks. Underlying statistics are still great, but we’re working off small sample sizes. One thing I want to see is how sharp a player looks. We saw it with Mohamed Salah against Leeds, and we saw it with Callum Wilson against West Ham. It will be a tougher test against Brighton, but with a debut goal in Gameweek 1, why not top it off with a debut goal at St James’ Park too.

As we get closer to Gameweek 2, I’m wavering on my viewpoint that without as many penalties, Bruno Fernandes *might* not be worth £10.5m – at least not as a season-keeper as he was last year when he arrived at Old Trafford. We saw how devastating it can be with Jamie Vardy and Salah in Gameweek 1, and with 14 and 12 penalties over the last two seasons, targeting the Manchester United penalty-taker probably isn’t a bad tactic.

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1,337 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rassi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Yes

  2. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Shaw is being overlooked. Looked great against Villa.

    1. Greenbackbøøg…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      United close to buying Telles

      1. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Don't trust United in transfer activity

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I'd wait it out for now. United fixtures are not the best for clean sheets and are also looking for a LB.

  3. Pukki Party
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    For people wondering about Manchester teams player prices. Has there been a big increase in total teams after gw1? I'd imagine quite a few, and they probably are getting players from those teams, therefore increasing player ownership without increasing transfers in.

  4. Alex1995
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Werner > Martial for free this week?

    Or hang on til next week?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Wait

    2. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yeah wait

  5. Tshelby
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    What to do?

    a) Werner and Alli to Jimenez and Rashford (-4)
    b) Werner and Alli to Martial and Puls/Harvetz (-4)
    c) Alli to Mahrez
    d) Alli to Greenwood

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Is B a typo? A hit to bring in Puli/Havertz? Whaaat?

      How about Alli to JRod?

      1. Tshelby
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Just putting the option out there ;). All ready have DCL and it feels like overkill to have two everton players

    2. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      B - Hames

    3. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Alli to Hames

      1. Tshelby
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        All ready have DCL feels like overkill two everton players

        1. BrockLanders
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Could be tbf

    4. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      a and b are very silly, you bought Werner, he'll play, what's wrong with him?

      1. Tshelby
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Think there are better options than him? And he if he moves out it offers some value to buy other players

  6. Khalico
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    At 7M or less who would be better long term? Grealish, Zaha, Barnes and Trossard are the only players I'm looking at.
    Atm I have Grealish in mind looking at fixtures etc.

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I would say Trossard

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Zaha

    3. Kurt Cobain
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Grealish Or Barnes for me

  7. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    2 Yearsjust now
    I think I'm going to go for Podence over Leeds midfielders! I've a good feeling about him since the restart! If he fails hard luck, but at least I listened to my instincts! But a lot depends on tonight's cup game! If he is rested, I'm surely getting him!

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Copy paste fail

    2. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yep great fixtures - reap rewards

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers mate

    3. RubeRx
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      will never go 90 tho

    4. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I like Klich tbf and he looked superb against Liverpool

    5. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Cheers e

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Everyone**

  8. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Vinagre the first trap of FPL aye?

    1. JustSomeGuy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Was known to be a risk before the season started.

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

      Not a trap. Was always risky.

      Son/Alli and Spurs defenders on the other hand.

  9. Stram Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Would you WC this team?

    McCarthy
    TAA Justin Davies
    Auba Son Bruno ASM
    Werner Mitro Wilson

    Steer Saliba Mitchell Bissouma

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Nope good team, hold

      1. Stram Dunk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks

    2. onceuponatyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Why? Nothing wrong.

    3. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I thought this your WC team before I read the comments! Great team!

    4. Stram Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Thanks guys. I'll hold and stay patient...

  10. Klopp it
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Is it even an option to go with no Chelsea players wen you look at the squad they have,? Werner looks unreal

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I imagine there will be some point this season where we all have a double or triple up on Chelsea and are raking in the points. Right now probably isn't the time for that based on their first match. Werner looks straight up to speed though so happy owning him

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Fixtures create form though and no better fixtures than right after this Pool game. I guess it depends how much faith you put in Chelsea.

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

      I feel like a lot will go without and it will burn them. Chelsea created the most chances last season after City. Werner when he scores gets double digits.

      Can easily see him blank vs Pool in a tight 1-0 loss. Then he scores like 5 goals in the next 3 games once people have wildcarded or removed him in GW3 (after the inevitable Martial goal starts that bandwagon).

    3. JustSomeGuy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      1 assist vs Brighton isn't unreal status for yet. Chelsea will be strong at some point, but I'm not sure that's now.

    4. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Chelsea players should be excellent value once they get up to speed so I wouldn't recommend it

  11. BrockLanders
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Thiago should reignite that Liverpool side. Mo, Sadio could run amok with him behind then

    1. Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Agreed. They lacked creativity through the middle. Salah looks essential again.

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Little chance Klopp doesn't tweak his tactics to focus play through the center, Salah can seriously benefit.

      1. BrockLanders
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah. I can already envisage those runs being made

      2. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Would that lessen the fullbacks appeal?

    3. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Could be an assist magnet i feel : Welcome Thiago YNWA

      1. tokara
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        assist the assister

  12. Chandler Bing
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Would you have Son on WC? After his price drops of course.

    1. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I'd swerve Spurs for a while personally

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

      Yes if you're wildcarding this week. Great placeholder for Chelsea mids.

  13. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    G2G here all?

    McCarthy
    TAA Egan Davies
    Salah Aubameyang Bruno Hames ASM
    DCL Mitrovic

    Nyland Brewster Saiss Ferguson

    1. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Be tempted to start Saiss over Egan.

  14. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Fraser on Wild Wildcard??

    1. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Not for me

    2. Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Not for me. Would rather Klich for now.

    3. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Trossard is a better option. OOP

  15. wilsonito
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Interesting there’s no DCL in any of them

    1. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yeah. Given their fixtures too

    2. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I thought Richarlison looked the livelier of the two against Spurs, hence sticking him in ahead of Calvert-Lewin, but both are really solid options. Can't go wrong with either really.

  16. Smurf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Looking to bring in a 5m defender this week for at least 4-6 weeks.

    Really struggling as there’s so many pros and cons.

    Saïss (playing City this week and I would need to play him).

    James (I’m still not convinced on Chelsea’s defence. Is he a rotation risk? Plays Liverpool this week).

    Shaw (Utd will defend ok but he’s dull and despite some people’s thoughts I don’t believe he has much attacking threat at all and is injury prone).

    Coleman (exactly same as Shaw above).

    Dier (I already own).

    1. Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Keane for me. Other than perhaps LIverpool at home, he's playable in all of the next 5-6 GWs. Also has a decent chance of scoring from set pieces.

      1. Smurf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        That’s a good about to be fair. Is he first choice when Holgate is fit?

        1. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Rumours of Tomori coming on loan so maybe watch out for that

      2. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yes, I rather fancy Keane of the non Digne defenders at Goodison. Not sure if I'll be able to afford 6.0, let alone 6.1

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Is Keane nailed over Mina and Holgate?

          1. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Oh Holgate's not due back until GW10. Got a while then...

    2. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Reece James

    3. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Saiss

    4. Boly Would
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Gabriel announced himself impressively. Just hasn't got the fixtures now.

    5. Feed tha Sheep
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Why not save and get someone next week with better fixtures?

  17. The Legend Squad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Bale has been given the “here we go!”, which pretty much means it confirmed.

    Could reignite Spurs with Son Kane and Bale as the front 3.

    Who’s getting him in?

    1. Totti
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      me but not now
      we've to wait and see his performance
      he's playing golf for 2 years not football 🙂

  18. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Would really hate to do GW3 WC but if the team can't handle it I'd have no choice. Hopefully GW2 is generous

    1. Totti
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      too early mate

      wait nothing have been clear till now

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I think I’m playing it, team is not looking great and if all of

      Bavies
      Adams
      Havertz
      Vinagre
      Taa

      Have another bad week I think it’ll force my hand

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, I don't mind two bad weeks but the team isn't in a great position

        Vinagre
        KWP
        White
        Pulisic
        Davies
        McCarthy

        I really really want to keep the WC until GW10, I probably still will but it's not a great look at the moment

  19. Totti
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    who to captain?

    A) auba
    B) bruno

    who to play

    A) dallas ( already having mitrovic )
    B) walker-pieters

    1. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      A and A

    2. Boly Would
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      AA

  20. pmos
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Wildcard this team or too nuts go without Liverpool?

    Ryan, Forster
    Justin, Shaw, Coleman, C.Taylor, Saiss
    Fernandes, KDB, Son, J.Rodriguez, Alzate
    DCL, Jimenez, Martial

  21. Arsenal97
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Who are playing corners and set pieces among defenders other than lucas Digne ?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Robbo Trent

  22. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Which option is the best to go alongside TAA & Robbo?

    A. Keane
    B. Saiss
    C. Coleman
    D. Digne

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      B

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers mate

  23. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Best 4.5? My thoughts are that Burnley are really tough to beat, so I think I’m going with Taylor.. Squad 4-4-2 so will play most weeks..

    1. LSK
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Lamptey could be the best imo but Taylor is a safe bet.

  24. Carky
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Happy with my team. But a 'RMT' to hear other peoples perspectives / what they might change is always intriguing ...

    Pickford (4.0)

    James, Ayling, Mitchell, Justin, Lamptey

    Salah, Willian, KDB, JamesRodriguez (4.5)

    Werner, Wilson, Martial.

    What 4.5 midfielder would people have out of interest? Looking for that steady 2/3points guaranteed off the bench if absolutley needs be.

    Also, i know my defence is light - was a conscious decision at the start of the season as i can see everyone scoring past everyone this season. Thanks

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Bissouma.

      Lewis over Ayling.

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

      the problem here is that Mitchell and justin likely won't have place for long and Leeds and Brighton could flatter to deceive. Is James nailed, i'd guess so but don't have enough insight on Chelsea defence

      if you could squeeze £1m (willian > grealish or similar?) and Mitchell becomes Saiss say, then feels much more balanced

  25. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Double Pool defence back on the cards now that Thiago is joing LFC 🙂

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      He makes their defense less stable lol. Attacking minded CM

      1. Flaming Flamingo
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        He'll help them with retaining possession and is very reliable defensively too, will improve the team on all fronts

  26. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Where can I find clean sheet odds?

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Oddschecker

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        cheers

  27. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Sorry this is all still new

    If vinagre drops in price then I WC on Saturday evening post deadline

    That’ll mean I’ll only have 99.9 to spend ?

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yep

    2. Carky
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Providing he drops before Saturday, yes.

      Disclaimer ... he will drop before saturday so yes.

    3. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yes indeed.

  28. Hadebayor Mum
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Which three defenders to play?

    1. TAA
    2. C.Taylor
    3. Saiss
    4. Davies
    5. Egan

    Currently on 1,2,5

    1. Carky
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      1,2,4

  29. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Anyone else think Spurs bringing Bale back is a terrible idea?

    1. tokara
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      nah is good, Kane thinks he is undroppable. Bale offers more options.

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        What does Bale have to do with Kane?

        1. tokara
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Bale or Son can play upfront.

          1. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Can't see Bale playing up front but yes moving Son up front is a good idea imo, I think they play better with him there

            1. tokara
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              indeed Son upfront is better.

              the body language from Kane wasnt positive in the last game. he was strolling all over pretending to chase ball.

              Jose hates this sort of lazy play.

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      He was just bad when he played, even when Zidane gave him a chance. I get why Levy bought him but the reputation far exceeds ability at the moment.

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        He's not exactly the workhorse/consummate professional type that will arrive and get the Spurs team motivated and working... quite the opposite in fact. Not to mention he will be getting paid a huge amount more than them all.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 12 days ago

          I believe it's a deal they should be making, especially for 13M, but not a deal that will be even close to as amazing as Spurs fans are hoping. He does have a winning mentality and reputation, the squad are on board with the deal. He's earning around as much as Ndombele and Kane are at Spurs, so that's not an issue. But the issue is he's declined so much... we'll learn whether motivation or a fall in ability is the reason soon.

    3. Flaming Flamingo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Seems a bit desperate to me

    4. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      If it's only a loan it sounds great to me.

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        I think the Spurs squad suffers from a general attitude problem and I don't think Bale is going to help that whatsoever

    5. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Telling that Levy has only committed to a loan deal,

    6. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I think if Poch or another manager was in charge, it would make more sense. I am very pessimistic about Mourinho generally and if he will get anything out of Bale.

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Could end up with another Pogba situation

    7. teneighty
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I can't really see him as a character that gets along with Mourinho.

  30. tokara
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Lamela to give up his no. 11? lol