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Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s top picks for FPL Gameweek 5

This weekly forerunner to the Scout Picks article sees our four-man panel champion the standout Fantasy Premier League assets for the upcoming Gameweek.

Fantasy Football Scout community manager Geoff, 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 whittled 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 FPL deadline at 11:00 BST.

There are requirements for at least:

  • One goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less
  • One sub-£5.0m defender
  • One midfielder listed at £6.5m or below
  • 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
GKVicente GuaitaNick PopeAaron RamsdaleEderson
 Aaron RamsdaleAaron RamsdaleMathew RyanAaron Ramsdale
 Mathew RyanVicente GuaitaSam JohnstoneSam Johnstone
DFTrent Alexander-ArnoldJames TarkowskiTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-Arnold
 Timothy CastagneTimothy CastagneBen ChilwellBen Chilwell
 Reece JamesRomain SaissGeorge BaldockSergio Reguilon
 George BaldockTariq LampteySergio ReguilonStuart Dallas
 James TarkowskiStuart DallasTariq LampteyLuke Ayling
MFMohamed SalahRaheem SterlingSon Heung-minSon Heung-min
 Son Heung-minMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
 Marcus RashfordSon Heung-minKevin De BruyneRaheem Sterling
 Riyad MahrezWilfried ZahaMarcus RashfordChristian Pulisic
 Daniel PodenceJohn LundstramLeandro TrossardMatheus Pereira
FWHarry KaneHarry KaneHarry KaneHarry Kane
 Jamie VardyJamie VardyJamie VardyJamie Vardy
 Raul JimenezChris WoodTimo WernerTimo Werner
 Neal MaupayAleksandar MitrovicRaul JimenezNeal Maupay
 Chris WoodRicharlisonChris WoodRhian Brewster

Most popular picks: Aaron Ramsdale, Mohamed Salah, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy (four), Trent Alexander-Arnold, Chris Wood (three).

GEOFF SAID…

While I normally look only to £4.5m-rated goalkeepers, Vicente Guaita could have a big day at home to Brighton, ahead of a nice run of fixtures for Crystal Palace. Aaron Ramsdale and Mat Ryan have only one clean sheet in eight games between them this season, but both have fixtures that could see them return in Gameweek 5.

Trent Alexander-Arnold is almost perpetually my top pick because of his chances of getting a 20+ point return in any given match. While Andrew Robertson is the favourite right now for many, I’m sticking with Alexander-Arnold and expect him to come good again – even if Alisson’s injury and the 7-2 defeat at Aston Villa weakens my faith in the Liverpool backline.

Timothy Castagne has an impressive four attacking returns in as many Gameweeks this season and I don’t expect Aston Villa to score seven again when they head to Leicester.

Elsewhere, Reece James could be in line for a start with Ben Chilwell being a doubt. George Baldock and James Tarkowski are also both excellent picks this week and fill out my defensive five.

In midfield, Mohamed Salah is the top selection and a very good captaincy selection against an Everton side who should concede given the ongoing woes of the man between the posts.

Son Heung-min will have chances against West Ham, while Marcus Rashford makes the cut above Mason Greenwood for an Anthony Martial-less Manchester United against Newcastle.

Riyad Mahrez is available at a nice price and could be poised for a big Gameweek, with injury doubts hanging over a number of Manchester City’s attacking assets.

Harry Kane leads the line against West Ham and is in strong form, while Jamie Vardy will look to keep pace in the race for the Golden Boot.

Raul Jimenez has arguably disappointed so far this season but two goals in four games hints at more to come and he seldom goes on a long run without finding the back of the net. I think a start for Daniel Podence could also help him to his first goal away to Leeds.

Neal Maupay and Chris Wood round off my selections, both away from home but both with enough to get on the scoresheet.

NEALE SAID…

With flags of varying hue littering FPL and players slowly returning to their clubs after a busy week of international football, there’s every chance that one or two of my selections in this article will subsequently be ruled out when the Premier League managers face the media ahead of Gameweek 5.

It’s a tough enough job without the injuries this week as there aren’t too many stand-out games, with fixtures that would have been deemed bankers a month ago (Spurs v West Ham, Leicester v Aston Villa, Newcastle v Manchester United) anything but based on the evidence of a rollercoaster first four Gameweeks.

The Merseyside derby is another tough one to call, with an Alisson-less Liverpool reeling from their demolition at Aston Villa.

Most of us would expect a reaction from the Reds and the return of key bodies in central midfield should help shore things up but Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold were – not for the first time – repeatedly exposed a fortnight ago and Richarlison could make hay down Liverpool’s right.

Everton might be top of the league and unbeaten but so long as Jordan Pickford remains between the posts, Mohamed Salah and co should be optimistic of attacking returns at Goodison Park. The Toffees, indeed, have already conceded on four occasions on home soil against Brighton and West Brom.

I temper my picks of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min with the caveat that West Ham have actually been excellent over the last three Gameweeks, so this could be Spurs’ toughest test between the October and November international breaks.

The same goes for Jamie Vardy and Timothy Castagne, with Leicester at home to a Villa side still boasting a 100% record.

Leeds v Wolves may well be a close affair, with Nuno Espirito Santo proceeding with caution following the thumping at West Ham and the Whites involved in two tight matches in Gameweeks 3 and 4 following the stat-busting goal fests of the opening fortnight.

Wolves have still conceded more chances from their right flank than any other team this season, however, so Stuart Dallas will fancy his chances of exploiting the gaps left by the attack-minded Nelson Semedo and/or Adama Traore.

Speaking of team weaknesses, Sheffield United have allowed more headed opportunities than any other Premier League club in 2020/21 and look set to be without the commanding John Egan and Jack O’Connell this weekend.

Aleksandar Mitrovic, who boasts the most headed chances of any player this season, could prosper at Bramall Lane, then, providing Fulham can actually supply him with decent service.

I’ve gone for John Lundstram as my maverick, budget punt in the middle of the park – I noticed in games against Leeds and Villa that the Cottagers seem to be susceptible to players ghosting into dangerous positions from midfield, so the former ‘OOP’ defender, who can’t be beaten for shots, big chances, efforts on target or attempts in the box among his teammates, gets the nod.

TOM SAID…

The first 38 games of the 2020/21 Premier League season has seen a flood of goals, which makes predicting clean sheets far from straightforward.

That being said, I’m more than happy to select Trent Alexander-Arnold and, fitness permitting, Ben Chilwell, due to their attacking threat.

I’m also backing Sheffield United’s defence, via Aaron Ramsdale and George Baldock. It’s been a miserable start to the season for the Blades, losing all four games. That of course, means no clean sheets, but I’m tipping them to get back on track against a Fulham side who have suffered three straight defeats in all competitions, failing to score on each occasion.

Brighton and Hove Albion are another side who have struggled to put points on the board, but have still impressed with their approach. The 3-4-2-1 formation they’ve often used means the wing-backs provide the width in advanced areas, which makes Tariq Lamptey an excellent option. Crystal Palace’s ongoing lack of goal threat suggests Mathew Ryan could be in the points too.

They’re joined at the back by Sam Johnstone, mainly for his ability to rack up save points, and Sergio Reguilón, who should be able to get at West Ham United’s weaker right flank.

Further forward, the inclusions of Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne (if passed fit) largely speak for themselves, so I’ll dedicate a bit more time to some of my other selections.

A home tie against West Ham United sees Son Heung-min and Harry Kane take the top spots in both of their respective categories. The Hammers have actually looked pretty good so far, but will find it tough to shut out a Spurs side full of confidence.

My continued faith in Timo Werner may be an early sign of madness, but there have been glimpses of why he can be so dangerous against Brighton and Spurs in the Carabao Cup. That first Premier League goal has eluded him thus far, but Werner is best on the transition, and against Southampton, there should be enough space for him to run into. Chelsea’s home form is good too: they’ve won seven of their last eight Premier League matches at Stamford Bridge, netting 18 goals and conceding just four.

Elsewhere, I’ve included forwards Raul Jiménez and Chris Wood.

Wolverhampton Wanderers haven’t been thrilling to watch this season, but a game at Leeds United might just suit them. On their day, they are one of the best counter-attacking teams in the division, and should have opportunities to break quickly with Leeds willing to commit bodies forward. If Jimenez can get a bit more support in and around him, I’m tipping him to return.

Another team who have not been performing at the standards they have previously set themselves are Burnley, but an away trip to West Bromwich Albion gives them an opportunity to get back on track. The Baggies have looked vulnerable defending set plays so far, and with Burnley likely to see plenty of the ball, I believe Wood can cause problems.

The offensive list is completed by Marcus Rashford, differential favourite Leandro Trossard and Jamie Vardy.

ANDY SAID…

This is a Scout Squad picked with press conferences fully on my mind and the likes of Ben ChilwellRaheem Sterling and Christian Pulisic would only make the final cut based on positive news from their respective managers. Probably more than any Gameweek this season so far, press conferences are key.

There’s been no clean sheet for West Brom so far in 2020/21, and with the worst expected goals conceded (xGC) total in the league, there may not be any for a while. But if you’re ever going to back a defence, it’s against an attack like Burnley’s. If all else fails, you can usually rely on saves from Sam Johnstone: he’s already second in the league for stops with 19, just one behind Karl Darlow.

I’m giving Timo Werner one more chance to show me he has goals and FPL points in him. It feels as though there have been too many things we’ve been waiting on for things to really click at Chelsea but perhaps this Gameweek is it. Christian Pulisic got minutes in Gameweek 4 and Hakim Ziyech played over the international break, so the Blues are slowly getting back to full strength. Perhaps this is what Werner needs, or maybe he just needs this infamous Southampton “high line” defence to be the highest the Premier League has ever seen. 

The hype around Rhian Brewster is probably a little much at the moment considering he’s never played in the Premier League before but there’s clearly some potential there which made Liverpool want a buy-back clause. It doesn’t get much better than making a debut against Fulham, who have already conceded 11 goals this season – although given their xGC is 6.02, they might consider themselves a little unlucky. If Sheffield United are ever going to get a win though, they’ll need Brewster to start quickly and you’d assume he’ll be thrown straight in.

I can’t believe I’m saying this but over the first four Gameweeks, West Ham have one of the best defences in the league. I’m not sure I’m ready to accept that as normality just yet though so I have to back Son Heung-min Son and Harry Kane. While I do think both have overperformed so far, I still see them as great options over the coming weeks, starting in Gameweek 5.

With Sergio Reguilón providing another option in attack, and Gareth Bale potentially making his second debut, it’s an exciting time to be a Spurs fan and there could be a lot of points in this one.

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

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

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In Gameweek 4, Gazpilicueta lost 43-32 to the Scout Picks.

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311 Comments Post a Comment
  1. FOMFF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    Front 8 options on a WC:
    A. Salah, Rod, Zaha, Grealish, (fodder)
    Kane, Vardy, DCL

    B. Salah, Son, Rod, Grealish, Pulisic
    Vardy, DCL (Brewster)

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      Would not get Vardy at all. Think he's a pretty poor pick at his price. Does not offer much of anything from open play.

    2. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      A

    3. Sharkytect
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 days, 51 mins ago

      B for me. Subs might be needed. Squad looks better

  2. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    The squad picks this week are bizarre. No one has any idea what's gonna happen this week so they're just picking 'safe' options like Salah, Kane and TAA.

    The Brighton, Chelsea and Man Utd assets have a great opportunity to provide differential value this week. No Bruno in any selection when before the season he would have been pretty much universally picked and potentially a captain option.

    Only the odd few Werner or Pulisic, no Havertz. They have arguably the best fixture of any traditional top 6 side this week.

    Good luck to the community champion. Great week to do it imo. I think there's a big opportunity here for the unfancied players to come out with hauls and for the 'scout picks' to blank.

    1. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      My take is all have Vardy as second choice striker but no Barnes in the mids . If it's gonna be a high scorer Barnes is due

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        9 days, 3 hours ago

        I think Vardy is a poor pick at his price. Villa defense is pretty good. He's been a non-threat other than PKs. Would not get into my top 5 forwards this week.

        Would probably be Kane, Maupay, Werner, Jimenez, Watkins (for value over Vardy)

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          9 days, 3 hours ago

          Yes agree , but gut says they will have a go at Leicester , they're on a high , Leicester always good on the counter

    2. skodaole2
      • 8 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      This week i agree is a great opportunity for differentials. Very difficult to predict most games' outcome. I believe Arsenal have a great chance to get an unexpected win, same for Fulham and Man Utd.

      Chelsea assets have low ownership apart from Werner but its a bit crowded there. Pulisic, Ziyech, Mount, Hudson - Odoi, Werner, Abraham, Havertz plus as DM Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic etc. A team that got many points from defenders last GW, so seems impossible to predict who will score. And Southampton have good form. I think Chelsea are more likely to drop points than winning easily. But if SOU play like they played vs Spurs and CHE keep up the good performances, could be an easy win.

      I believe from your analysis you ll captain a Chelsea player, good luck.

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

        It's between KdB, Son and Havertz for my armband this week.

        Hard to know who's best. Underlying stats say Arsenal defense is the worst, but at this stage, the difficulty of the fixture schedule will skew those stats a lot.

        Leeds have conceded the most shots but have played Liverpool and City. Newcastle meanwhile have conceded the 3rd most shots and have played whu BHA tot BUR...

        Meanwhile, Southampton and West Ham are putting up elite defensive numbers in terms of shots and chances conceded. But they also have had fairly kind fixtures so far based on respective team form. Southampton with cry TOT bur WBA, West Ham with NEW ars WOL lei.

        I think Southampton especially are putting up good defensive numbers because they've faced 3 of the worst attacks in the league.

        1. skodaole2
          • 8 Years
          9 days, 2 hours ago

          If you checked stats before the CHE - CPL game, you definitely wouldnt expect a 4-0. I believe stats are good but when you actually watch the games you can tell that some players are close to score. And hunch is very important as well. If all your decisions are rational, you ll just agree with everyone else who will read the stats.

          I m not saying ignore the stats, I m just saying that captaining Salah because his stats are good is something anyone would do. But your analysis and your hunch will tell you when to captain him and when not. And i see you are checking all teams which is the most important thing to get the best differentials.

          As for SOU, i do not know if you watched the SOU - TOT game, but until the 40th minute when Spurs equalised the scoreline should be 3-0, they were great defensively and in attack, and yet they conceded 5. Which means that they are totally unpredictable and one goal could make them lose their concentration and concede many.

    3. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      8 days, 23 hours ago

      Not sure if you’ll see this mate, but here goes.

      If Trent, Salah and Kane weren’t in there, it’d be a bit odd, no? The latter are two of the best captaincy options this week, IMO.

      The differential teams you mention have been represented pretty well. Ryan, Lamptey, Trossard, Chilwell, Werner and Rashford are in mine alone.

      Re Fernandes, I’m not convinced now’s the time to pick him over Son, Salah or De Bruyne (if fit). Yeah, he could do well and I do quite like United this week, but a few things put me off, including that quarantine news that ran in a few places earlier this week. Prob nothing in it, but regardless I prefer Rashford, who could lead the line with Martial and Cavani out.

      On Pulisic, I love him, but got burnt by him in GW1, so would like to see him on the pitch before committing.

  3. VinMar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    Do if know if aurier or doherty is gonna play this weekend?

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      No, they will probably be rotated all season and you'll never know which one will play.

    2. skodaole2
      • 8 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      I hope Mou will see the game seriously and wont let another missed win at home and play Aurier, but its more likely that Doherty will play in league games and Aurier in EL after the money spent for Doh.

    3. hugothedog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 days, 1 hour ago

      Doherty did play all the minutes in the international break for Ireland, so it could be that Aurier would be preferred.

  4. kinghenry14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    thoughts on this wc?

    martinez 4.0
    chilwell lamptey kwp dallas ferguson
    salah sterling son grealish trossard
    kane dcl brewster

    cheers

    1. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Don't like the trossard pick, much prefer James Rod.

      1. Yank Revolution
        • 9 Years
        9 days, 1 hour ago

        Huh? Hed be a great 5th mid!

    2. Sharkytect
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 21 hours ago

      This is my exact wildcard team. Player for player. Same team.

      ....so...probably rubbish, to be honest

  5. Bobby_Baggio
    • 9 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    Afternoon wise ones - hope all is well. Just after some advice on which 2 transfers are priority for me to get out please? Thinking Mitro and Lewis?

    McCarthy
    Davies - TAA - Justin
    KDB - Hamez - Salah - Podence
    Ings - Mitro - Jimenez

    (Martin) - Lewis - Johnson - Stephens

    1. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      Agree

    2. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      mitro for sure

  6. Ronnies
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    Play 1;

    A) Saiss - Leeds away

    B) Ayling - Home to Wolves

    Cheers.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      A

    2. ZimZalabim
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      A

  7. Prison Mike
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    On a wildcard would you keep or sell the following?

    A) KDB

    B) Jimenez

    C) TAA (would downgrade to Robbo)

    1. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      A) Keep
      B) Keep
      C) Downgrade to robbo

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      Sell KDB

    3. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      Keep all

    4. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      A sell
      B keep
      C KEEP

    5. skodaole2
      • 8 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      I d keep Jimenez out of those 3. KDB no need to risk since you are on WC, get another premium mid that will play 100% and maybe keep the cash to bring KDB later instantly if you really want him. TAA - Rob flip a coin, except if you need the extra cash, then go for Rob

    6. Seanigula
      • 11 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Sell. Keep. Downgrade

  8. The Wogmeister
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    KDB - sell or not due to injury question this week?

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      Selling for Son

      1. The Wogmeister
        9 days, 3 hours ago

        I've got KDB and James Rod - be a nightmare if both don't play

        1. grumpyman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          9 days, 2 hours ago

          Try KDB, J Rod, Chilwell, Mitchell, Lamptey on for size. May struggle to get 11 out this week.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      Wait on Pep but he probably won't help. Keep

      1. The Wogmeister
        9 days, 3 hours ago

        Pep will no doubt say he's not playing just like Jose did with Son last week

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

          Classic and then KDB scores another 19 pointer vs Arsenal

  9. davies
    • 6 Years
    9 days, 3 hours ago

    Who would you rather this week?

    A) Mahrez (ARS)
    B) Pulisic (SOU)
    C) Son (WHU) (c) (-4)

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 days, 3 hours ago

      C

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

      This isn't a fair comparison - you must be captaining someone else in A and B

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        True apologies. Probably Sterling but not so confident without KDB

  10. ZimZalabim
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    I own Kdb and sterling. will wait for pressers but if both are fit, should I

    A. sell Kdb for Son
    B. sell Sterling for Son
    C. keep both

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

      C

    2. The Wogmeister
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Tough one, with no striker KDB will struggle and so will Sterling out of position. Get Son in for Stirling I'd say but see if there is any hint of KDb playing first

      1. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        long term I would like to keep Kdb but if he is injured or if the strikers aren't fit as yet then Sterling is the better option short term and allows me to get son in.

        So what I'm thinking is I can drop Kdb to Son and then do sterling to Kdb after 4 weeks.

        On the other hand Kdb tends to do better against tougher opposition and is on pens the only drawback with him is the risk that he plays in a double pivot which puts him far from goal and reduces his open play likelihood for returns.

        Ultimately if one of the strikers are fit and the midfield options have returned to play behind him he is the one I would keep and actually makes Sterling a better option as well. So would likely keep both in that case.

        Will have to risk going Spurs less though, or maybe do Sterling plus Jimi to Son plus Aguero next week if all the circumstances for that move are met.

  11. Catastrophe
    • 9 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Anything worth a hit chaps? 0 4 ITB. Hoping to field 11...

    Martinez
    Saiss, Digne*, Chilwell*
    Salah, Fernandes, Son, KDB*
    DCL, Wilson, Brewster

    (Steer, Justin, Bissouma, Mitchell)

    Working towards Fernandes, Wilson & Digne -> Rodriguez, Kane & 4.9 DEF over next 2/3 weeks.

    Cheers.

  12. DK_13
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Last match pulisic came in for Hudson odoi. So if ziyech doesn't start could chelsea play with pulisic on the right and werner still on the wing? (Wondering because I have werner and will take him out if that's the case)

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Whisky Pulisic -can- play on the right, he never had done for us and the left is by far his better wing.

      Don't see us putting him in on the right.

  13. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Helping a friend out, who is new to the game
    Martinez Nyland
    TAA Fernandinho James KWP Mitchell
    KDB Salah Foden Klich Anguisa
    Jimenez Martial Mitrovic
    2ft 0.6 itb.
    Martial has to go, but along with what?
    A) Martial&Klich to Watkins and Son
    B) Martial&Jimenez to Kane and Antonio
    C) Martial&KDB out to almost anyone, Son and Kane?
    D) Other ideas

    1. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      All options look good

    2. The Wogmeister
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      I'd get rid of Foden and Fernandinho. Both not guaranteed starters, get someone more nailed on in there

  14. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Who is the best 5.5 midfielder in terms of points potential? Can’t stretch up to 6.0!

    1. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Bench fodder

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

      Trossard

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Trossard.

  15. las90855
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    rate my WC team

    Ryan,
    TAA, Dallas, Mitchell
    Salah, Rodriguez, Grealish, Klich,
    Kane, Vardy, DCL

    (McCarthy, Justin, Bissouma, Bellerin)

    itb 0.4

    A) is the midfield too light?
    B) I don't see spending much on defend this year, is this defence good enough?

    1. The Wogmeister
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Decent although Grealish had one good points tally. Go with someone more relaible.

      1. las90855
        • 3 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        any suggestion?

  16. Morph
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    I'm only saying this because I'm in the same situation, but Geoff's scout picks look like someone still trying to justify their GW3 wildcard team.

    Surely there are better picks than Reece James and Podence this week? I doubt either will start, unless others in their team cannot.

    I did Podence to Jorginho (bit of a risky punt, but he is on pens). Now I'm wondering if it's worth ditching James too for a hit.

    1. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 23 hours ago

      What makes you say Podence won't start?

  17. The Wogmeister
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    In my current XI I have: TAA-Willian-Mitro

    Desperately want Willain and Mitro gone so thinking of changing to: Dallas-Son-DCL

    Which is better?

    1. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Ayling and DLC at least

    2. TB303
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 1 hour ago

      Mitro has a lot of shots and has been unlucky

  18. MikeBravo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Any Wolves fans in the know about whether Rayan Ait Nouri will start this weekend?

  19. skodaole2
    • 8 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Lets see where to search for differentials: Which game do you think will have the most goals this GW?

    I expect a crazy NEW - MUN game.

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Chelsea Vs Southampton

  20. ace3.1415
    9 days, 1 hour ago

    Play lamptey or podence?

  21. TB303
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 1 hour ago

    Any advice on my WC appreciated :-0)

    Ryan-McCarthy
    Lamptey- Konsa- Zouma- Robertson- Saïss
    Grealish- Salah- Rodríguez -Klich- Son
    Calvert- Kane- Brewster

    1. Vidal Castro
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 57 mins ago

      What's ur plan for Citeh? Cos it's easy on paper to say wait till GW9 but what if they fire against Arsenal/West Ham.

  22. Vidal Castro
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 59 mins ago

    On WC and have a dilemma:

    A) Robertson/Pulisic/Maupay

    B) Chilwell/4.4mid/Kane

    Caveat everyone is fit and I have Son in my team. Really favor B cos I prefer Kane as a strong differential captain in GW5/8.

    Thanks in advance.

  23. Bishopool
    • 8 Years
    9 days, 14 mins ago

    Weird feeling, but I still dont want to WC..

    McCarthy
    TAA Egan Mitchell (AWB, KWP)
    KDB Salah Barnes Podence (ASM)
    Jimi Rich Mitro

    a) WC
    b) KDB -> Son
    c) KDB and Rich -> Kane and Son (-4pts)
    d) stick with it, with KDB being differential.. and i cant believe im saying it 😀

  24. Lightbody
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 days, 23 hours ago

    Any evidence that Pulisic might take penalties if Jorginho's not on the pitch? (yep, I'm clutching at straws...)

  25. Jimmy Boy
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 23 hours ago

    KDB to Son or not feels like one of those ones that's gonna burn whichever way you pick

  26. trimpos
    8 days, 8 hours ago

    Martinez
    Robbo Saiss Justin
    KDB Hames Bruno Barnes Podence
    Kane DCL
    Bench-Steer Bamford Mitchell Dunne

    And i have 2 questions
    Should i do:
    A) nothing
    B) Saiss - Podence to Bamford - Mitchell
    C) any other

    Give captaincy to who?
    A)KDB
    B) Bruno
    C) Kane
    D) other