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. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Bottomed:

    Having doubts over Che Adams starting vs Spurs with Long lurking.

    Would you do Adams-> Wilson (-4)?

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Not for -4

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Ta. Will hold then

      2. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        if you have Adams, will you start him?

        1. iL PiStOlErO
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I dont have him but if I've had I would give him one more chance. Its only been one week

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      No.

  2. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Hurts to say but Liverpool probably favorites to clinch the title again after that Thiago signing.

    1. Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      should improve Firmino's goal output I would think.

    2. Berbs
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Probably retain it. Ideally another forward comes in.

      1. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Didnt they just buy Minamino?

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

    Thoughts on Bellerin? There's got to be an argument that's he's worth .5 more than Holding if starting regularly

    1. n-doggg
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Still a chance he’ll go to PSG?

    2. doher.ty
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I'm happy to have Holding 4.5 but I got him because I knew I'd want to jump off the Arsenal backline soon, their fixtures are tough.

  4. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Confused between all these options!

    1. Which Everton defender should I get this week? Out of the 4 starting ones! TAA & Robbo my other 2 defenders!

    2. Podence vs Harrison vs Klich vs Foden. And why?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Digne

      Foden - plays for best side of those options listed

    2. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Coleman

      Podence or Foden

    3. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Cheers fam

  5. osfp7
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Brewster going to either Sheffield Utd or Palace

    1. doher.ty
      1 month, 9 days ago

      LOL who knows?

  6. Dthinger
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Should we be playing Adams against Spurs, or benching him?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      FPL 97/98 play, FPL 20/21.... play

    2. doher.ty
      1 month, 9 days ago

      'we'

      1. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        It's a team effort, right?

        1. doher.ty
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Nah

    3. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Who will you play from your bench?

      1. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        The other options for the bench would be ASM or Lascelles or Ayling

    4. Vasqujg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      “We” owners of 6.0 players should think of these boys as little lotto tickets. They are generally gonna blank- that’s why they are cheap.

      I think Adams has a chance vs Spurs. The boys in white are Slow and untalented. Doherty and Davies are dog meat to forwards with pace.

      Jose is gonna adjust. Probably play 3 at the back with wing cover.

  7. Bumbaclot
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Top of my mini league but always room for improvement. Any ideas?

    Ryan
    Trent/Justin/Dallas
    Salah/aubs/son/asm
    Werner/mitro/DCL

    Button/kwp/Taylor/soucek

    0 itb

    Just stick for this week or any glaring changes?

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      It's only been GW 1, top of mini league has zero bearing yet. I'd stick however, unless you really want Bruno or something for a hit

      1. doher.ty
        1 month, 9 days ago

        This, way too early for top of ML shoots.

        1. Bumbaclot
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          It’s never too early! Got to take the wins when you can 🙂

          1. doher.ty
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Small victories I guess. The person who has led after GW1 has never won my ML (15 years now), so I'm a bit biased lol.

      2. Bumbaclot
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Next week could do aubs and son to kdb and rash?

    2. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Time to defend the first spot, get same team as the one second has.

  8. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Do we think Martinez will start over Steer from the get go?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      yes, almost certain

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Likely

    3. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Slim chance of Steer starting

    4. Vasqujg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Yes

  9. Clay Davis
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    How on earth are price rises determined?

    Alli - 65,271 transfers out - dropped -0.1 last night

    Son - 339,762 transfers out - no change

    Mane - 193,862 transfers out - dropped -0.1 2 days ago

    Werner - 358,972 transfers out - no change

    1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Percentages and witchcraft

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        And WC transfers don't count

    2. doher.ty
      1 month, 9 days ago

      It's based on % but honestly, it's hard to figure it out the first couple weeks (if ever)

    3. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      obv has to do with % ownership
      ...and witchcraft.

    4. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Son will drop soon. Werner had almost 50% ownership so that many wouldn't affect his price as it's dependant on percentages.

    5. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      You'd think it has something down to what % of the number who own them have got rid

    6. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      You're missing the most important factor.

      1. teneighty
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Illuminati?

    7. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Coz Alli was not highly owned so 65k transfers out was a big % of his ownership and hence a drop

    8. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      No idea

    9. osfp7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      you may already know this but for those who don't, fplstatistics.co.uk has a great 'live' price change indicator that shows how close each player is to an upgrade/downgrade in price

      1. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        It's been pretty off this week, though. Nketiah was on 101 and didnt drop.

    10. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Manipulation

    11. Vasqujg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      The price guy is a big MU fan and FPL player.

      You should befriend him and ply him with alcohol and beer.

      Get compromising pictures

      Blackmail him to value your team to 115 by GW-8....you are guaranteed top-1K

  10. davies
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Who would you play?

    A) Saiss (MCI)
    B) Mitchell (mun)

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      A - Wolves could do a number on Man City again and attacking returns not out of the question

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      A

    3. doher.ty
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Both likely going to come out with 2 points. Probably rather play Saiss as Wolves are better defensively.

    4. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Saiss for sure

    5. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Def. A).

  11. Ronnies
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Thoughts on this 4.3.3 Wildcard team;

    McCarthy
    TAA, Ayling, Lewis, Justin
    Salah, Auba, Hamez
    Werner, Martial, Wilson

    Steer, Saiss, Bissouma, Reed

    Tnks.

    1. doher.ty
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Honestly it looks like a GW1 team - what changes have you made?

      1. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        for real. For a WC team, I expected to see lots of Manchester players.

    2. Flaming Flamingo
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Switch Steer to Forster. Not a fan of the double Newcastle, but they're cheap so no harm in going for it if you think they do well. Otherwise looks good

    3. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I like the Lewis/Ayling rotation. Both playing this week instead of Saiss.

    4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I like it!

  12. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Would you rather have Son or Jimenez?

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      thats easy.

      1. Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        can you tell me plz!!!

      2. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Jota

        1. Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          lie

          1. iL PiStOlErO
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 9 days ago

            But on the more serious note depends on your team structure. Atm I would go Jimmy.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Jim

    3. Kloppage Time
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Given this GW fixtures Son

      1. Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Wolves fixtures after City are amazing

    4. TB303
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Son. He looked good last week

      1. Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Jimmy even scored last week (

    5. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Son for this week, Jimmy for any longer duration.

    6. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Jimenez

    7. Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Long-term Jimmy this week Son

    8. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Jiménez by some distance

      1. Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Cheers.I will blame you if it goes wrong lol

    9. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Jimenez by a country mile.

  13. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Lloris (C), Doherty, Dier, Sanchez, Davies, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Lo Celso, Bergwijn, Son, Kane.

    Dele dusted.

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      That's a first choice lineup... doesn't bode well for Southampton

      1. Flaming Flamingo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        A bit of rotation in there, but definitely not a positive sign

      2. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Lo Celso should be a bit help.

      3. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Southampton had their first choice lineup for the cup match too

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Dele is back home so far more likely to start Saints game

    3. doher.ty
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Rested lol?

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Needed a rest after Sunday?

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Burnt a lot of energy pressing for 45 minutes

    4. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Along with Aldeweirald and Moura? Why is Dele being singled out

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Don't see them in many teams.

        1. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          But if they were would they now suddenly be "dusted" since they didnt start this one game? I dont think so
          Winks is another example

          I do aleady regret not ditching Dele yesterday tho b4 the drop, just feel he could bang vs sou IF he can get the minutes

    5. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      0-0 penalties incoming.

    6. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Dele is done. Glad I removed him earlier before the price drop.

    7. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Dropped tactically 😀

  14. TB303
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    I’m a bit stuck with my next move. Any ideas please? 0itb

    McCarthy
    Egan-Dire-Justin-Arnold
    Saint-Maximin-Aubameyan-Salah-Bruno
    Mitrović-Werner

    Ryan-Taylor-Bissouma-Davis

  15. Easy Cheesy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Score some goals kane

  16. Slurpy
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Rashford or Martial?

    1. TB303
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Coin toss but going by this group Martial

      1. Slurpy
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yeah I'm seeing a lot of Martial's around whereas I've been leaning towards Rashford, will hopefully have a clearer picture after this week.

        1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Then go for him

  17. Knallie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    I quite like this. This gives me alot of flexibility, 3 big midfielders and 2 big strikers.
    Thoughts?

    Ryan (Steer)
    VVD / Saiss / KWP / Justin (Mitchell)
    Salah / KDB / Bruno / Jorginho (Bissouma
    Vardy / Martial

    Ideally I'd find 0.5m somewhere to upgrade KWP to a 5.0 defender. There are a couple good 5.0 options I feel. How do I do that?

    1. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Bruno to greenwood

    2. Pedersen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Vardy to Werner, vvd to Digne, saids to 4.5 many options

  18. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Jose bringing out the high quality equipment for today's farming

  19. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Was gonna ask a question about best 4.0 GK not including the Villa options but had to stop myself as it was too inane.

    1. Flaming Flamingo
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I'm going Macey, if that helps 🙂

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        And use an Arsenal spot..?

        1. Flaming Flamingo
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I'm not planning on tripling up any time soon, so works for me

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Cool - between Steele, Peacock-Farrell and Button for me

            1. Flaming Flamingo
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              I like PF of those, but not 100% sure whether him or Norris are second choice

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Norris not in the game

                1. Flaming Flamingo
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  I know, but that's FPL are lazy

                  1. Flaming Flamingo
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    *that's because

            2. riot
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Went for Steele because he was in the Sunderland doc

  20. ElliotJHP
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Good old Jose sending out basically the same team regardless of fixture/competition, that's a man after my heart

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

    Ceballos or bissouma?

    1. That Was Easy!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Bissouma, you’ll hate having that .5 tied up.

      1. Klopp it
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Thanks

  22. That Was Easy!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    What are the chances Dele burns us all? He has to get a start Sunday given the team today?

    1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      That would be nice, I'm keeping the muppet!

    2. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Still got him unfortunately, so I hope he at least plays

    3. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Who knows anymore. They are now special team

  23. jk_footyfan
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Pick one to start GW2?
    A) Soucek
    B) CTaylor

    1. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Soucekekeking it out

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        RIP Lil' Chris

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      B

    3. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Am starting both. To your answer soucek

  24. BrutalLogiC
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Vinagre to Digne for -4?
    Digne would take place of Soucek or Puli if he doesn't play (my team is a disaster)

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Do it

  25. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    With Doherty, Alli and Werner looking like doubts for the weekend, maybe it's time to hit that WC button

    1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Good luck, I don't think I could make a wildcard team yet, wouldn't know who to pick. :/

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Doherty and Werner will start

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Hopefully

      2. Flaming Flamingo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        No guarantees with Doherty

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 9 days ago

          He'll start, it's obvious

          1. Flaming Flamingo
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Whatever helps you sleep at night 🙂

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Weird response

  26. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Team A or B?

    A.
    Martinez
    TAA,Coleman,Lewis
    Salah,Fernandes,Rodriguez,Podence
    Jimenez,Richarlison,Martial

    Steer,Saiss,Bissouma, Mitchell.

    B.
    Martinez
    TAA,Digne, Ayling,Lewis
    KDB,Fernandes,Rodriguez,Podence
    Martial,Werner

    Steer, Saiss,Bissouma,Brewster

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I like B overall more but no Salah sucks.

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Could do something like Martial > Jimenez to fund KDB Salah

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      A - love that front three, have same on WC

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yeh your comments last night got me thinking about Werner > Jimenez and having Bruno in there.
        Just a shame I had to sacrifice Digne but Coleman at least will cover the cs.

        Not 100% on Podence. Could go 4-3-3 and afford Digne.

  27. Wheato182
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Best 6 million midfield option? Tempted to go with Fraser although have Wilson up top.....

    1. Flaming Flamingo
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      If you think he's the best option go for it. Why limit your options?

      1. Wheato182
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Double Newcastle attack feels a bit spicy.

        1. Flaming Flamingo
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Spicy is good no? Go on, live a little...

    2. Froes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Harrison from Leeds

  28. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    I know it's unlikely, but can you imagine a Mané hat trick this weekend?!

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I don't think i can no

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      No

    3. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Him outscoring Salah (as he tends to do in away games) will be enough to jerk those knees back into place

    4. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      No, but Mane sellers would fully deserve that

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Do you have him? Keeping long term?

        1. COK3Y5MURF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Keeping this week and selling in GW3 for City/Chelsea assets.

    5. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Of course not.

  29. Destroyer of teams
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Are united players not going to rise until they play?

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Looks like they're price locked until next gw starts, I had a feeling they would be. Could be wrong but I don't see any of them rising

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I think it’s ridiculous if they don’t rise this GW. Some people made the strategic move of benching United and City players and having a weaker GW1 team so that they didn’t need to use a transfer ahead of GW2.

      They should be rewarded with price rises as other players transfer them in.

  30. Froes
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    should I captain Marcus Rashford as a differential instead of auba ?? (only did 60 pts in GW1)

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Def cap Auba over Rash

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Play safe with your captain, risky with your non captains.

    3. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Auba. 60 points was a solid start, no point in going for differentials yet unless you genuinely believe they are the best option at your disposal.