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Cut-price Aguero back on FPL radar as Guardiola rules Jesus out for “more months”

Manchester City 1-0 Arsenal

  • Goal: Raheem Sterling (£11.5m)
  • Assist: Phil Foden (£6.6m)
  • Bonus: Sterling, Joao Cancelo (£5.4m) x3, Kyle Walker (£6.0m) x1

Sergio Aguero (£10.4m) made his long-awaited return from injury as Manchester City edged Arsenal at the Etihad on Saturday.

The Argentine was included from the start and given 65 minutes of the Gameweek 5 clash with the Gunners, failing to deliver an attacking return but getting valuable game-time all the same.

No longer spearheading the City attack because of Aguero’s comeback, it was Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) who popped up with the match-winner when he pounced on the rebound from Phil Foden‘s (£6.6m) saved shot.

Aguero Back, Jesus Out for Longer?

Aguero’s 2020/21 debut was a relatively quiet one, with the Argentina international registering just the one effort on goal – a sixth-minute header that flashed over the bar – in his hour-long showing.

That he was even on the pitch from kick-off was a bonus, however, given that he only rejoined full team training last week following a lengthy lay-off.

Pep Guardiola said of the 32-year-old forward after full-time:

We are incredibly happy he is back, for him and for us. It was four months. He is still away from his [best] condition, but he got 60 minutes. On Wednesday we have another game. It is important to have him. We need his goals.

His return further swells the Fantasy Premier League forward pool, in which so many strikers are currently supplying regular returns.

Owned by just 1.7% of Fantasy managers and now available at his lowest price ever, Aguero is a tempting differential given what he has produced in the past.

The powers-that-be at FPL dangled a cut-price Harry Kane (£10.7m) in front of us at the start of the season, perhaps in a bid to lure some us away from the bloated midfield pond, and Aguero is similarly undervalued.

His stock may rise further if Gabriel Jesus (£9.4m) is definitely ruled out for an extended period of time.

Unless he misspoke after the win over the Gunners, Guardiola seemed to suggest that the Brazilian striker would be out for months to come:

Adding in his press conference, Guardiola said:

Gabriel [Jesus]… has had big problems in his quadriceps. We have to be calm and cautious. Still he’s not on the field training.

Gameweek 10 is when City’s fixtures get really good, with home matches against Burnley, Fulham and West Bromwich Albion following in quick succession.

Given Jesus’ absence and Aguero’s track record against the so-called “bigger” clubs, some Fantasy managers might be tempted even before then.

CITY DEFENCE AN OPTION AGAIN?

Quietly impressing over the last two weeks has been Ruben Dias (£5.5m), who followed up a positive debut at Leeds with another composed showing against Arsenal.

City managed to rack up a league-high 17 clean sheets last season despite widespread criticism of their backline, with their keep-ball approach as much of a defensive weapon as anything else.

Should Dias prove to be the answer to their right-sided problem at centre-half, and Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m) be fit enough to string together a succession of starts, then the omens look even more positive this season.

Leadership is something City’s backline has missed since Vincent Kompany’s departure and Dias seems to fit the bill in that regard, as he marshalled Nathan Ake (£5.5m) and the rest of his defence through Saturday’s win.

Guardiola said after the game:

I think both guys, Nathan and Ruben… they don’t make mistakes and we suffer a lot the last season, the amount of the mistakes we have done.

Still we have to improve them some but I have the feeling they are real defenders, so now I have to help them to mae the build-up and create the spaces where we want to play but for that, we need time, time to train. But today, in an important, difficult game, he was there.

The most important thing for Ruben is he is a type of leader. In a short time he will lead the team, the pressure, just 23 years old. We cannot forget he is a central defender for Portugal and when this happens it’s because he is something special. We are delighted so far with what we have seen.

Laporte and Benjamin Mendy (£6.0m) both missed out at the weekend, although the latter is expected back a lot sooner according to his manager:

Mendy will be three or four weeks. Laporte we expect sooner. I don’t know how long. Maybe one week, 10 days.

With Laporte having suffered a succession of niggles and Ake able to deputise in his stead, perhaps Dias will become the rotation-proof route into the City backline that we Fantasy managers crave for.

STERLING CENTRAL

While no longer leading the line for City, Sterling was still positioned centrally on Saturday.

The hosts seemed to be in a fluid, Bielsa-esque 3-3-1-3 for a large chunk of the game, with the England winger playing just behind (and sometimes alongside) the right-to-left front three of Mahrez, Aguero and Phil Foden (£6.6m).

Sterling’s versatility is a huge asset when it comes to FPL, as his ability to play and shine anywhere across the frontline stands him in good stead when it comes to regular starts.

This was by no means a vintage attacking display from either player or team – Kevin De Bruyne‘s (£11.5m) absence was perhaps keenly felt – but Sterling’s knack of popping up in the right areas led to the only goal of the game, with Foden’s saved shot falling kindly at his feet 12 yards out.

WILLIAN FALSE NINE

Mikel Arteta also sprung a tactical surprise at the Etihad, deploying Willian (£7.9m) as a false nine and omitting both Alexandre Lacazette (£8.5m) and Eddie Nketiah (£5.7m).

The Arsenal boss continues to resist playing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.8m) centrally and the Gabon international was again peripheral, registering fewer touches of the ball than any other starter in this fixture – although he did set up the impressive Bukayo Saka (£5.3m) for the Gunners’ one big chance of the match.

While their current run of fixtures is tough, and with the obvious acceptance that Arsenal are making strides (particularly defensively) under their current boss, a lack of creativity remains a concern and only two Premier League clubs are averaging fewer chances per game in 2020/21.

Arteta even acknowledged the issue himself, saying:

We need to have the versatility to play in different formations, occupying different spaces. I believed it was a game for [Willian], the way City plays and the way they track the opponents and the spaces that can be used. He was really convinced as well.

It was obviously really hard to leave two strikers on the bench but it was a tactical decision.

In the first half, there were moments where we had to defend deep and they were getting a lot of players behind the ball, playing with false attacking midfielders, false nines, everybody really close to the ball without really creating much. It’s upsetting to see your team so deep.

In the second half, we were really aggressive, we played in the opponents’ half, they had a lot of issues to get out of our pressure. We could have created more, I think, in the final third.

Elsewhere in Arsenal news, Rob Holding (£4.5m) picked up a hamstring issue in the warm-up ahead of Saturday’s game and will require further assessment.

New defensive midfielder Thomas Partey (£5.0m), not likely to be much of an FPL asset himself but still someone who could make an impact on those around him, was only a substitute at the Etihad, with Arteta saying:

We will see how quickly we can make it with him. I think we have to respect that process and that timing for him because he only trained for a day really and there’s a lot of new information and different game models for him to understand, and we have to respect that. But I think when he came on he looked good.


Manchester City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Joao Cancelo, Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Foden (Fernandinho 89′), Mahrez, Aguero (Gundogan 65′), Sterling.

Arsenal XI: Leno, Luiz, Gabriel, Tierney, Bellerin, Ceballos, Xhaka (Partey 83′), Saka, Pepe (Nketiah 83′), Aubameyang, Willian (Lacazette 69′).

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692 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Puntillimon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Any of you guys going a season without a player from a particular team cos of rivalry? I’m going without United, helps that they aren’t firing I suppose

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      No. Head over heart 😉

    2. Joey Tribbiani
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Going without Fulham or West Brom because of rivalry against horrible teams

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Lmao

    3. Dirtymeercat666
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Not for me, I’m lucky enough to not support a team. So points is all that matters!

    4. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      fernandes has scored in all 3 games he's played.

    5. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      First season I haven't, I used to never pick United also. But then got fed up of it hamstringing me now I take the game more seriously, it was tough towards the end of last season with Fernandes, Greenwood etc. so thought I'd give myself a full chance this season. Daft thing is I'm doing awful this year and finished OR 501 last season.

      Taking Son out for Greenwood before his first haul was a low point ha, first United player I've had and I got what I deserved!

      1. Puntillimon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Ouch. 501! That’s insane..

  2. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    A) Jorginho, Digne, Kilman/4.2
    B) Barkley, Dallas/4.5, Saiss/5.1

    Currently on B, assuming no nailed 4.2 DEF? Also already have DCL and Rodriguez so happy to lose Digne given EVE arent looking great for clean sheets.

    Cheers.

    1. Too Many Hits
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      B all day... Mitchell could keep his place at 4.2 I have heard PVA could play on the wing

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Cheers.

  3. Joey Tribbiani
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Another day, another Charlie Taylor 1-2 pointer, cant wait

    1. Puntillimon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Hope not fingers crossed!

    2. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      On Sunday I hoped for 3 points from Mitrovic and Brewster. I got 1. I have Taylor too. I'm fully expecting an OG and red card.

  4. chaser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Which defender would you add to this back line?

    McCarthy
    TAA Justin Chilwell Ferguson XXX

    A) Reguilon
    B) Digne
    C) Targett/Konsa
    D) Lamptey
    E) Someone else

    1. Cojones of Destiny
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      E could be Keane, i like A too

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      C or D, its already looking quite expensive as it is. What's rest of team?

      1. chaser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Yeh fair point.

        Salah Son JRod Podence Soucek
        Werner Jimenez Brewster

        Would quite like to get Aguero in due course.

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          11 months, 10 days ago

          Ouch - yeah would go cheaper option and upgrade an attacker

          1. chaser123
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            11 months, 10 days ago

            Hhaha I know!

    3. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Villa Def.. so C

      1. chaser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Targett or Konsa? Any preference?

        1. TKC07
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 10 days ago

          Konsa for threat offered on set pieces and Targett too many YC.

  5. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    I’m planning on TAA and Mitrovic to Chilwell and Kane for free this week. Only have 0.1 to spare though. With Kane possibly rising and TAA possibly falling, would you do it now or leave it and get someone a bit cheaper than Chilwell if need be?

    1. Dirtymeercat666
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      If you’re dead set on Chilwell I would do it now. I think there’s value around that price though so would wait until the end of the week personally

    2. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 10 days ago

      I've been burned by early transfers before. It's normally Thurs/Fri before I'll make mine

    3. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Nah just get someone other than chilwell and wait

  6. Sleepless in Settle FPL
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Got Son, really want Kane but have Maupay (WBA), Jiminez (NEW)!!

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

      Depending on Jimi's performance tonight, he might make way. Not particularly explosive and Kane is too hard to ignore.

      1. No Professionals
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        hopefully he stays up front and doesn't do his tracking back to the right full back position trick

    2. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 10 days ago

      If Jimi blanks tonight id look at moving him on

    3. Puntillimon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Upgrade that 3rd pick..!

      1. Sleepless in Settle FPL
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        DCL!!

  7. Captain_Shirokov
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Martinez
    Robbo, Chilly, KWP
    Salah, Son, Puli, Gealish
    Kane, DCL, Maupay

    (Dallas, 4.4m, 3.9m)

    WC worked out well for me last week, save FT for this GW coming?

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Definitely Save

      1. Captain_Shirokov
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        thanks

      2. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Agree

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Save FT

  8. Dexters Laboratory
    11 months, 10 days ago

    What's People's ideal 4 mids, 17m on the final two
    Salah Son __X__ __X__
    A) JRod
    B) Hav
    C) Pulisic
    D) Grealish
    E) Other

    1. Captain_Shirokov
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      I'm on C & D atm but it depends on your overall team structure to an extent.

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Going for Salah, Son, JRod, Fernandes, Barkley.

      Would say JRod for sure, then one of the other three.

    3. Dirtymeercat666
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      A & D for me

    4. Too Many Hits
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      A + D

      Maybe Pulisic in a few weeks but will need time to get some form

    5. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      JRod and Grealish play for the best teams with the best performances so far

      Pulisic and Havertz could match/beat them over time, but would take some hope

    6. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Thanks Everyone. Have both the Chelsea mids so now the next decision is moving Hav or Pulisic to JRod or Grealish

  9. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Hope Podence starts tonight, though he won't be coming off the bench I can feel happier about playing him against Newcastle

  10. PascalCygan
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Thoughts welcome on this.

    Seem sensible to save a FT this week (Wolves dependent) so I can bring Kane in for free next week?

    I’ll see how Jimi does tonight but wouldn’t feel right ditching for a hit before Newcastle.

    1FT, 1.5 ITB
    Martinez
    TAA Saiss Mitchell
    Salah Son Bruno Podence
    Jimi DCL Maupay

    Steer / Justin R James Reed

    Thanks!

    1. Captain_Shirokov
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Yes save

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks

    2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Makes sense

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks

  11. Puntillimon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    I’d do it as close to the next price rise as possible

    1. Puntillimon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Reply fail to cilly

  12. The Head-Ake
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    1) Davis + Mahrez + TAA + KDB to Kane + Foden + Keane + Son (-8)?
    2) KDB + Mahrez to Son + Fernandes
    3) Mahrez + TAA to Digne + Son

    The first option gives me this 🙂 :

    McCarthy
    Lamptey | (TAA-) Keane | Walker-Peters
    (Mahrez -) Son | Salah | Havertz | (KDB -) Foden
    Werner | DCL | (Davis-)Kane

    Martin | Bissouma | Mitchell | Justin

    1. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      I have 2 FT and 0.0 ITB.

  13. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Is DCL essential?..

    1. Too Many Hits
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Has been for weeks now, better than anyone 8.5 or below

      1. Captain_Shirokov
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Ings will outscore him over the course of the season

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 5 Years
          11 months, 10 days ago

          Exactly why I don't have DCL.. Ings has kept delivering so I don't feel like doing Ings to DCL, it just doesn't feel worth a transfer although I might have made the switch on WC

    2. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Not for me.

    3. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Probably

    4. Dirtymeercat666
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      I wouldn’t say he’s essential but he ticks over nicely

    5. Joey Tribbiani
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Not essential, was surprised Callum Wilson matched his points until GW5.
      Very good value if you got on early

    6. Chris_H
      • 12 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Happy with just JRod for now, I can cope missing 6 pointers most weeks

    7. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      No

  14. Too Many Hits
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Getting rid of Trent for a hit feels wrong but I am very tempted:
    IN
    Kane + Mings
    OUT
    Bamford + TAA

    Mings could be any 5.2 or below already have Saiss

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 10 days ago

      I like it.. Bellerin also an option

    2. Captain_Shirokov
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      getting rid of him for a hit always has potential to go awry

    3. PascalCygan
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      I’m sticking with TAA but can see the temptation of selling. If he doesn’t return at home to Sheff Utd and West Ham, he’ll be gone

  15. Kip
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Why is Bale still yellow flagged for “lacking match fitness”?

    1. Hot Toddy
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Probably lacking match fitness. Wild guess.

      1. Kip
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        But he played for half an hour...

    2. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      The game updates pretty slowly

      Player status being the slowest

    3. Joey Tribbiani
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Manes yellow flag for illnes was removed late saturday evening, even tho he was confirmed fit friday and played 90 mins earlier saturday

      fpl towers being lazy updating status'

    4. Kip
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Haha, flag has just been removed

  16. Sleepless in Settle FPL
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Dallas or Ayling?

    1. NoSalah'd
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Dallas

    2. NABIL -OR #38 2014/15
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      D

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Dallas

  17. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 10 days ago

    How would you plan on getting KDB in here? 2.3 ITB

    Martinez
    Robertson, Saiss, Lamptey
    Salah, Son, Pulisic, Grealish, Zaha
    DCL, Jimenez

    Forster, Dallas, Brewster, Mitchell

    1. NoSalah'd
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      KDB is injured. I would personally get Kane in for Jimenez.

      1. Will J 256
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Good move! May consider that, depending on how Jimenez does tonight!

  18. TimoTime
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Likelihood of both Saiss and Podence starting tonight?

    1. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      I'd say Saiss is 85 and Podence 60, so just over 50% 🙂

    2. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Why wouldn't Saiss start?

    3. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Saiss 99% podence 50%

  19. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    I had doubts about Spurs facing Burnley, then I checked Burnley so far this season

    They've bent over vs Leicester and Newcastle while having good defensive stats. Could either be another spanking or just the lone goal or two in the game. Maybe today might give a clue

  20. Traction Engine Foot
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Thrilling question, but which one should I play?

    A Mitchell (ful)
    B Justin (ars)
    C Bissouma (WBA)

    1. NoSalah'd
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      A

    2. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Mitchell

    3. HD7
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      More or less the same question.
      If Mitchell aint nailed anymore maybe I will bench him

    4. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      C, maybe B

    5. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      A

  21. HD7
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Bench one of:
    Mitchell, Bissouma, Castagne ?

    1. NoSalah'd
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Bissouma

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      bIS

    3. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Depends how confident you are that Mitchell starts

    4. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Mitchell for me - risk he doesn't start. Bissouma has looked (relatively) good and he has WBA at home.

    5. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Probably Bissouma

  22. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Points predictions for these tonight?

    A) Saiss
    B) Semedo
    C) Podence
    D) Jimenez

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      2
      5
      1
      8

      1. Brosstan
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Seems reasonable... I'd take it right now as a Saiss and Jimmy owner

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      2, 2, 1, 2

    3. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      7 6 1 13

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        I like your prediction better as a Saiss and Jimmy owner

  23. Harmonica1967
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Whats the verdict on Grealish vs Barkley? On a WC and currently have Grealish, got him before last nights price rise. That extra 1.2 million is enough to get Kane in though...

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Barkley if you need the $ (like I did). Not sure if he is on pens or not...?

  24. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Not sure what to do with my team this week, Reece James and Harvey Barnes are the 2 I’m looking to sell....

    Martinez
    Robertson Saiss Mitchel
    Salah Son Barnes Foden
    Kane Jimenez DCL

    Forster James Anguissa C.Taylor

    1ft 0.7itb

    1. popey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      either could become a villa player - 3 of next 4 fixtures are at home - Leeds, Soton & Brighton

      James to Leeds defence?

      Barnes to Trossard (WBA next up)

    2. moz_1983
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Barnes to Grealish is the one I'm also considering. Possibly Hamez.

  25. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Podence + VVD to Bruno + a 4.0 bench fodder for a -4?

    Gives me Salah, Sterling, Bruno, Son, Foden in mid but no Pool defender.

    But do we actually need expensive defenders this year the way things are going?

  26. jam sandwich
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 9 days ago

    current team for GW6:

    Martinez
    Robertson - Saiss - Lamptey
    Salah (c) - Son - Pulisic - Rodriguez
    Kane (v) - DCL - Maupay

    Steer - Chilwell - Bissouma - Branthwaite

    1FT 0.0ITB

    a) should I roll the FT?
    b) am I correct to start Lamptey over Chilwell?

    thanks in advance

  27. Pepeye
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 9 days ago

    Watched a lot of games involving Ruben Dias in Portugal and now at MCFC and he really is class. Showed it against Arsenal, never put a foot wrong, cleared the crosses on the ground and in the air. Class Defender and Leader at age 23