Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s top picks for FPL Gameweek 4

This weekly precursor to the Scout Picks sees our four-man panel propose a long-list of the standout Fantasy Premier League assets for the upcoming Gameweek.

Fantasy Football Scout editor David, deputy editor Neale, video content manager Andy and Pro Pundit Tom will each put forward an 18-man squad of players and explain their notable inclusions and omissions below.

The 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.


 DavidNealeTomAndy
GKBernd LenoBernd LenoRui PatricioEderson
 Alex McCarthyNick PopeBernd LenoBernd Leno
 Emiliano MartinezAlex McCarthyAlex McCarthyAlex McCarthy
DFTrent Alexander-ArnoldReece JamesTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-Arnold
 Romain SaissTrent Alexander-ArnoldRomain SaissAndrew Robertson
 Timothy CastagneJames JustinReece JamesLucas Digne
 Rob HoldingWilly BolyLucas DigneReece James
 Jamal LewisRyan BertrandJames JustinJames Justin
MFKevin De BruyneRaheem SterlingMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
 Raheem SterlingHarvey BarnesPierre-Emerick AubameyangRaheem Sterling
 Sadio ManeSadio ManeKevin De BruyneKevin De Bruyne
 Wilfried ZahaPhil FodenHarvey BarnesHarvey Barnes
 Daniel PodencePedro NetoJames Ward-ProwseAdama Traore
FWDanny IngsDanny IngsDanny IngsRaul Jimenez
 Raul JimenezDominic Calvert-LewinRaul JimenezDanny Ings
 Alexandre LacazetteRaul JimenezJamie VardyChe Adams
 Dominic Calvert-LewinJamie VardyDominic Calvert-LewinDominic Calvert-Lewin
 Che AdamsAlexandre LacazetteTimo WernerJamie Vardy

Most popular picks: Bernd Leno, Alex McCarthy, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Danny Ings, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Raul Jimenez (four), James Justin, Reece James, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Harvey Barnes, Jamie Vardy (three)

DAVID SAID…

A double-up on the Arsenal defence was an easy choice for Gameweek 4 considering they host Sheffield United on Sunday afternoon.

The Blades are the only side left to find the net this season while the return of Kieran Tierney to the fold should boost the clean sheet potential of Bernd Leno and Rob Holding.

I should probably also explain why I included Emiliano Martínez ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Aston Villa. Dean Smith’s men have made significant improvements at the back since June, facing just 10 shots per game this season, compared to 16 in 2019/20. 

While a clean sheet against Liverpool is a tall order, Martinez was joint-second for saves during Project Restart, so I expect him to frustrate the Reds and rack up the additional points.

I am expecting the Wolves defence to bounce back from two disappointing results when Fulham come to Molineux. While they have struggled to replicate Project Restart form, Scott Parker’s side are in the division’s bottom three for big chances this season, blanking twice already. Romain Saïss is my chosen representative, having registered more shots in the box than any other Wolves defender, while only two clubs have conceded more attempts from set plays than Fulham.

Jamal Lewis also sneaks into my selection to represent the Newcastle defence. They face a Burnley side second only to Sheffield United for the Premier League’s lowest goal conversion rate (7.7%).

Manchester City may have struggled to get going against Leicester, but Leeds’ open playing style could be exactly what they need to face to get back on track in Gameweek 4.

Marcelo Bielsa’s men are currently in the division’s bottom two for shots conceded in the box, big chances conceded and expected goals conceded (xGC). So I’m going to include the best two Manchester City assets capable of exploiting that in Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling.

Sadio Mané gets the nod over Mohamed Salah this week. He is usually more reliable on the road than his Egyptian colleague anyway, but the Gameweek 3 win over Arsenal saw him emerge with the most touches and shots in the box too – usually something Salah beats him on.

Even though Villa are much-improved, Mané has a particular preference for this fixture, with six goals in six Premier League games against the Villains. Arsenal (seven) and Crystal Palace (nine) are the only clubs against whom he boasts a better record.

Wilfried Zaha is perhaps a surprise inclusion but I still don’t trust the Chelsea defence. I was initially going to include Andros Townsend, who is yet to blank this season, and could expose Frank Lampard’s ongoing issues defending set plays. 

However, Zaha has six attacking returns (three goals, three assists) in 12 Premier League meetings with Chelsea. Against no other side does he have a better record.

The inclusion of Daniel Podence is perhaps more in hope than expectation. If he is fit and ready to start against Fulham, the way they are defending right now, I can’t see him not getting an attacking return, with two assists from two appearances so far this season.

Meanwhile, Raúl Jiménez is looking a strong candidate for Gameweek 4 anyway but, considering his alternated role in penalties with Ruben Neves, he could find even more joy against Fulham. No team has conceded more fouls than so far this season than Parker’s men (48), picking up a league-high 10 yellow cards along the way.

Meanwhile, I have gone for a Southampton forwards double-up of Danny Ings and Che Adams, as they face West Bromwich Albion. The Baggies conceded 11 goals in their first three matches of the campaign. No English top-flight side has given up that many in their opening three league games since Arsenal in 1963/64 (12).

I also like the look of Alexandre Lacazette against Sheffield United. Arsenal’s number nine still hasn’t blanked yet this season, while no player in the league has been afforded more big chances.

NEALE SAID…

There is an abundance of appealing-looking fixtures in Gameweek 4, although the early-season form of Brighton, Crystal Palace and Aston Villa could make life that little bit harder for Everton, Chelsea and Liverpool.

Even Leicester’s home match against West Ham United might not be as straightforward as it appears on first glance, with the Hammers looking dangerous in attack and uncharacteristically solid in defence since moving to a wing-back system in Gameweek 2.

Still, their right flank looks like a potential weakness with a raw and shaky-looking Ben Johnson likely to deputise for the injured Ryan Fredericks this weekend. Issa Diop might well be back following his 10-day stint in self-isolation but if the snail-paced Fabian Balbuena (who admittedly performed well against Wolves) is tasked with covering for him again, then I could see a lot of joy for a dynamic James Justin and Harvey Barnes – both of whom have really impressed from an eye test and stats perspective so far this season.

I’ve fewer concerns about Fulham and West Bromwich Albion as opposition to target, particularly from a defensive point of view. One look at the ‘goals against’ column for both sides should explain away my Raul Jimenez and Danny Ings selections but it’s worth elaborating on my other picks from Wolves and Southampton.

Pedro Neto will be a bit of a placeholder for Daniel Podence if the latter is passed fit but I thought looked he lively in the 4-0 defeat to West Ham last weekend and has a share of dead-ball duties, so I’d be happy enough to see him make the Scout Picks – even if the threat of rotation is a very real one.

Ryan Bertrand also chips in with the corner-taking at Southampton and he sits in the top ten among FPL defenders for final-third touches in 2020/21. He took up some advanced positions in last week’s win over Burnley en route to a clean sheet and two bonus points, so I’m backing him against an Albion side who have created relatively few clear-cut chances off their own back despite netting on five occasions in the last two Gameweeks.

Bernd Leno is my top goalkeeper pick as Sheffield United are goalless so far in 2020/21, while Mikel Arteta’s insistence on passing out from the back is aiding the German’s bonus points potential.

I opted for Andrew Robertson as my Liverpool defensive cover last week but I’ve switched allegiances to Trent Alexander-Arnold this time around, with Aston Villa still allowing a lot of crosses despite keeping back-to-back clean sheets. Robertson might now be taking his fair share of corners but Alexander-Arnold still looks to be the arch-creator from open play and there could be joy to be had against Matt Targett, who still looks the weakest link in that improving Villans backline.

Finally, I’m doubling up on Manchester City’s attacking assets for their trip to Leeds. I wrote in the Gameweek 3 Scout Notes earlier in the week that I could see Saturday’s match at Elland Road just as easily ending 5-0 to the visitors as I could 3-2 to the Whites, such is City’s capacity to either turn on the style or shoot themselves in the foot.

Marcelo Bielsa isn’t naive and will know the dangers of a high press against City but for all the plaudits they have received so far, they are still conceding chances for fun.

Raheem Sterling‘s pace could be lethal against the hosts’ backline, while I’ve opted for Phil Foden – whose breather in midweek I hope means he starts on Saturday – as a cut-price alternative in order to free up some of the Scout Picks committee’s budget on Friday.

TOM SAID…

This week, I’m targeting two of the worst defences in the league.

West Bromwich Albion and Fulham have already shipped 21 goals between them and given up a boatload of chances.

The Baggies opponents, Southampton, are one of three teams I’ve tripled up on. While the Danny Ings pick requires little attention, James Ward-Prowse’s delivery from dead-ball situations could lead to assists, bearing in mind no team has conceded more set-play attempts than Albion over the opening weeks. Goalkeeper Alex McCarthy is also called up following an improved defensive display at Burnley in Gameweek 3.

Fulham are in dire straits as they head to Molineux on Sunday, and given I’m expecting a reaction from Wolverhampton Wanderers, things could get even worse. Raul Jiménez has started strongly, having scored in two of the opening three Gameweeks, while my faith in Nuno Espírito Santo’s backline is still intact, with Rui Patrício and Romain Saïss selected.

The Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea and Everton picks largely speak for themselves, so I’ll dedicate a bit more time to some of my other inclusions.

Sheffield United’s two defeats without scoring lead me to Bernd Leno in goal, and further forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. So far this season, the Blades have looked particularly vulnerable down their right flank. Their 18 chances conceded is the highest in the division from that side of the pitch, which I expect the Gabonese forward to capitalise on.

Meanwhile, I’ve also tripled up on league leaders Leicester City for their meeting with West Ham United.

Jamie Vardy was in rampant form at Manchester City last weekend, in what was a textbook counter-attacking display. Although four of his five goals this season have come from the spot, it’s worth noting he’s earnt three of those penalties himself.

I also like differential favourite Harvey Barnes, who has taken up the most advanced average position in each of the Foxes’ three matches so far. His 10 shots in the box, which ranks second amongst all midfielders, is also encouraging.

The final spot sees James Justin get the nod over fellow full-back Timothy Castagne. Despite the Belgian suggesting earlier this season he’d be the more likely of the two to get forward, it’s not as clear cut when viewing the data. The Englishman is ahead of his teammate for shots, crosses and final-third touches, and comes in at a cheaper price too.

ANDY SAID…

You’d be a fool to keep a player because they’re “due” – which is exactly why Che Adams is still in my FPL side. He’s the only player with three or more big chances in the opening three Gameweeks who hasn’t found the back of the net yet. What better opportunity to end the drought than to play a side who have already conceded 8.84 expected goals in the form of West Brom.

Despite not registering points against Manchester City, Harvey Barnes still looked great. He’s already had 10 shots in the box this season and created three chances. West Ham performed well against Wolves but I’m hoping that was an anomaly and they’ll revert back to the team that conceded 62 goals last season.

Speaking of Wolves v West Ham, it hasn’t yet done enough to put me off backing Wolves players. Raúl Jiménez looks a great option against a Fulham side who haven’t yet done anything to convince me they shouldn’t be targeted for goals. Because of this I’ve gone for the double up with Adama Traoré who you’d think would be less susceptible to rotation compared to Daniel Podence and Pedro Neto.

In defence, I’m keeping faith in Lucas Digne. There aren’t many more attacking full-backs in the league right now and indeed only Reece James and Ryan Fredericks have created more chances than the Frenchman since the season began.

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

Each week, one of the Fantasy Football Scout community takes on the Scout Picks by pitting their chosen XI against ours.

The community member who beats our picks by the biggest margin over the campaign will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Moderators and Contributors League for the following season.

Last week, DAZZ was a 50-41 victor over the Scout Picks.

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660 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Strchld
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Werner to Ings or save FT?

    1. Nightrain_
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Save and play Werner

    2. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      I saved. Giving the German machine one more chance.

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      I'm saving

    4. Maneonthemap
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Yep ditch imo

  2. Fit_to_drop
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    GTG this weekend?

    Guiata
    James Justin TAA
    KDB Sterling Podence Willian
    Werner DCL Bamford

    Nyland Mitchell ASM Egan

    Willian out is next move but waiting for a FT.

    1. Nightrain_
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      GTG
      Which one is captain ?

      1. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Apologies. Sterling. Thanks

        1. Stormbringer22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          good man

  3. RedJive79
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Am I GTG?

    Martinez
    TAA / Saiss / Lamptey
    Salah / KDB (c) / Foden / Bruno / Podence
    DCL / Jimi

    Steer / Mitchell / Dunne / Brewster

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Yes, strong line-out

  4. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Surprised so few seem to be considering ings for captaincy

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      He's my vice

    2. Nightrain_
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Low ceiling.

      Last season they either bag 1 goal or zero at home, there's always a chance of Ings blank vs WBA

    3. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Would have been easy if I had him

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      He's mine with KDB VC

  5. phily4321
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    You have 9.5 for the 2 remaining positions, who you got?

    Mccarthy (steer)
    Trent, KWP, Robbo, ___ (Mitchell)
    KDB, Salah, Jrodrigues, Barnes, ___
    Ings, DCL (Davis)

    1. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Dunne & Burke

      1. phily4321
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        I was considering that but it leaves 1m and they aren't great options. I want a wolves player for this run. Priced out of podence or saiss unfortunately

      2. cravencottage
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Sounds like a music group

    2. Sterling Malory
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Dunne and Burke, but it makes your bench very weak.

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Dunne and Burke is 8.5m. He has a little more to play with.

        I'd go like Dallas + Soucek.

    3. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      I am working on a similar post-international WC with Robbo, Trent, Salah, KDB.
      But agree with other poster. Gone too light on bench.

      1. phily4321
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        I have another 1m to play with. Dunne & Burke are 8.5

    4. The Rumour Mill
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Soucek and Webster

    5. phily4321
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Coady & Burke? I'm on wc so if any gk/def/fwd fodder drop 0.1 I'm straight on to that for saiss or podence

    6. Kabayan
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 hours ago

      4.5 Def & Soucek

  6. Sterling Malory
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    GTG?
    Ramsdale
    TAA Doherty Saiss KWP
    Salah(C) KDB Podence
    Vardy Werner Bamford
    Nyland Soucek Mitchell Reed

    1FT if anyone has a suggestion?

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Keep it, strong team.

    2. merin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Werner -> Jimenez

  7. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Thoughts on this WC team?

    Martinez
    TAA Robbo Castagne
    Salah KDB Barnes Pereira
    Ings DCL Maupay
    Button Anguissa Mitchell Johnson

    1. suddenorgan
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      more Wolves?

    2. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Good team just have to be patient with your cheap mids

    3. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Strong team and bench

    4. The Handsome Hunk
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Ings to Jiminez.

  8. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Any suggestions?

    Martinez
    Robertson James Saiss
    Foden Sterling KDB Barnes Podence
    Jiminez DCL

    Steer Lamptey Davis Mitchell

    2.9m itb

    1. suddenorgan
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      assuming Podence fit, stick and hope the Man City triple comes good

    2. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      We have similar teams:

      Martinez
      Trent, Saïss, James
      Raz, KDB, Podence, Foden
      Timo, Jim, DCL
      Lamptey, Burke, Mitchell)

      1.0 itb. I'm rolling my FT unless there is injury news. I'd suggest you do the same.

      1. fylde2022
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Cheers, guys!

  9. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    A) play Shaw
    B) play Mitchel
    C) transfer Shaw out... But for who I just don't know

    1. suddenorgan
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      A.. Think C is only worth it if it's for an upgrade to Robertson/Castagne/Digne

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Can't afford more than 5m for the upgrade unless i save the free and downgrade somewhere else, or spend -4, but I did that last week

        1. suddenorgan
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 13 hours ago

          yeah I would just play him in that case, he actually didn't look bad last game

      2. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        And thank you

    2. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 hours ago

      Cannot see any reason not to play Shaw and how on earth debating playing mitchell over him? United Vs spurs sounds like a snooze fest

  10. suddenorgan
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Any Southampton/Wolves midfielders I'm overlooking? Need a Son replacement but only like the look of Ings/Jimenez

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Traore? Armstrong is also back...

      Alternatively you can go for likes of Barnes, Zaha, Trossard, Pereira etc.

      1. suddenorgan
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        yeah I think Barnes is probably the way I'll end up going, was just considering if something like Traore + Vardy is better than Barnes + Jimenez

        1. The Handsome Hunk
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          Barnes + Jiminez is way better than other.

  11. In a Rush
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Do we know if vinagre is likely to start this week?

    Is it worth a hit to take him out? Have Mitchell and ayling on the bench Cheers

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      With Marcal likely to be out, he will start

      1. In a Rush
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Cheers Holmes, I didn’t know the severity of Marçals injury I guess I should hold and take another drop on the chin.

  12. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Podence named in the Portugal squad

    1. The Handsome Hunk
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Some news here, finally!

    2. In a Rush
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Excellent

  13. Jellyfish
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    3.3m in the bank and looking to ship ASM for a one week punt before I WC.

    Current shortlist

    1) Foden
    2) Mahrez
    3) Barnes
    4) Zaha

    Suggestions on the above or any alternative picks appreciated

    1. The Handsome Hunk
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Barnes/Trossad

      or wait next week and then Son

      1. Jellyfish
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        I've got Son already (holding him on the small chance Jose plays him)

        1. The Handsome Hunk
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          Great. Barnes/Trossad looks better than.

    2. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      2

      1. Jellyfish
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Mahrez is tempting for sure

        1. Drizz ✅
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          Yes stay positive

  14. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    McCarthy
    TAA Robertson Vinagre Ayling
    KDB Havertz James
    Adams Werner Vardy

    Nyland ASM Mitchell Bissouma

    1 FT, 1 itb

    What to do ??

    1. The Handsome Hunk
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Save. GTG. Next week ASM to other whoever seems okay.

    2. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Werner out

  15. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    A) Kane + Trossard
    B) Son + Maupay

    For GW5.

    1. The Handsome Hunk
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      A

    2. Von Lipwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Prefer B, just about

    3. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      B

    4. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      I like both of these options.. Leaning towards B it's also cheaper than A

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        This is actually for FanTeam. So the prices are just 400K difference.

    5. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      A

    6. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      B

  16. The Handsome Hunk
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Mitro + Podence to Brewster + Barnes(-4) ??

    1. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 hours ago

      Absolutely not.

  17. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Hey guys I'm really stuck. Looks like I'm playing Shaw this week unless I can find a worthy replacement for short or long term for 5m or less... If only I had started with saiss instead of trying to be clever and have United defender from the off.
    Any suggestions much appreciated or I'll fill the ft and play mini wildcard over the int break.
    Cheers

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Would play Shaw

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Ok, cheers for the opinion drizz

        1. Drizz ✅
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          Yep could be worse mate, but who knows MU could have their first clean sheet against Spurs

  18. seanastley97
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    A) Ings + Saiss
    B) Che Adams + TAA

    Already have Robbo. Cheers!

    1. The Handsome Hunk
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      A

    2. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      b

    3. seanastley97
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      I see how this is going to go

    4. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      B

  19. wulfranian
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Will Paul write in the Scout Squads again?

  20. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Danny be careful!
    This gameweek is gonna decide whether 20% FPL managers keep you or sell you
    I will personally go "all in" on Ings by handing him the armband.
    If he scores then he stays. If he doesn't score then he has to be sold.

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Podence?

      1. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Ingzy

    2. theplayer
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      We all know what happened the last time he didn't score and people sold. Need to be patient in this game. Strikers won't score every game.

      1. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        I completely agree with you. This is why I keep him. He is a consistent goal scorer. He can score against any opponent (except ManUtd)

  21. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Best Ayling replacement (budget 5.5)

    Thanks

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Saiss

    2. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      I'm keeping for his attacking potential good fixtures soon

    3. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      R.James probably but his pts will soon be there

    4. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Reece's

    5. Gunner Boy
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Reece James

  22. Azathoth
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    On WC,which pair?
    a) Bruno & Mitro?
    or
    b) Barnes & Kane?

    Thanx

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      A

  23. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Guys, Has there been ANY news on Brewster transfer..?

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      No news as of yet

    2. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      No. See if he's in the squad tonight.

  24. The Yorkshire Pirlo
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Captained Sterling last week and now I’m not sure whether to do it again against my beloved Leeds. Frontline all have great fixtures. Thoughts?

    Martinez
    Semedo - Saiss - James
    Sterling - KDB - Foden - Hamez
    Jimenez - Ings - DCL

    Steer - Lamptey - Stephens - Mitchell

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Would C KDB or Foden as differential

  25. Chronostate
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Have Bamford for 5.7 (0.1 less than buying) and played WC and was wondering if:

    a) Mahrez + Adams
    b) Foden + Ings
    c) Keep Bamford + Mahrez
    d) Other suggestion

    Thaks

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      C

      1. Chronostate
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Any special reasoning?

  26. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Probably going with Sterling over KDB on wildcard.. thoughts?

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Risky mate, another KDB haul and down another 1m OR

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Currently bottom of my ML and no better differential than Raz though

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      Will you captain him this GW?

  27. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 hours ago

    Wolves playing 3 top 10 teams in the next 5 gws. Not that easy for them imo. Double with a defender and Jimenez can work but I think that this hype isn't going to bode well...

    1. Zrinkec
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Really judging league table after GW3 and after City and United are out of top10 due to palying less games, lol come on.

        1. Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          Leeds Leicester surely into top10 by the end of the season and imo Crystal Palace too.

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 hours ago

      A. Havertz
      B. Barnes
      C. Zaha
      D. Other max 9.4m

      1. Drizz ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        A

      2. Zrinkec
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          B

      3. Jars458
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Guy in my league had four Aston Villa players.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 hours ago

          Martinez or Barkley the 4th?

      4. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 hours ago

        Anthony Taylor referring the Man Utd-Spurs game. 4 penalties in 2 appearances this season, bringing him to an average of 0.5 per game including last season. Get Bruno Penandes and Kane in!