Scout Notes

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. asquishypotato
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    First name on the team sheet in years gone by, and with Jesus out, almost seems to obvious to get him in for the spurs fixture change...almost.

    1. JBG
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      If he stays fit...

    2. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I reckon he's a massive trap at the moment.

      When you can get Kane who is playing like a hybrid of KDB and old-school Kane for almost the same price, it's no contest for me.

      In time, I'm sure Kun will be well worth a look. But right now, it's Kane by a country mile!

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

        We had some evidence last year this his powers were waning, blanked in some easy games, not even on penalties almost a nostalgia pick while other options are firing

        1. asquishypotato
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Fair enough, I can’t think of many forwards that are cavalry of scoring multiple goals like Aguero - he’s not far off the all time record and has shown he doesn’t necessarily need pens.

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

        Agreed, we can ride the Kane number 10 wagon all the way to the bank, then maybe a classic ‘upside chasing’ switch - I don’t think I’d want to go into a Fulham game without city players.

  2. Uns95
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Not really sure what to do with this team, haven't done awfully bad but no spurs is killing me - would appreciate any thoughts:

    McCarthy
    Robertson Saiss Chilwell
    Sterling Salah Zaha Barkley Podence
    Jimenez DCL

    Steer Wilson Mitchell KWP

    Thanks all.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I think you do really need to make some moves to get in Kane and/or Son.

      Zaha is no good, you've probably got a bit too much cash in DF and Podence is a big worry if he's lost his spot.

      Podence & Zaha > Son & Bissouma? Not sure if you've got funds for that?

      1. Uns95
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Potential option, or an alternative is Sterling + Wilson > Kane + 8.4m mid / Son + 9.8m striker?

  3. Prison Mike
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    How did Pulisic look this weekend?

    Tempted to ship him for James Rodriguez and admit I picked the wrong asset on wildcard last week...

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      After 1 game? OK

      1. Prison Mike
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I feel Pulisic will come good but James looks like he’s involved in everything Everton so going forward...

    2. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      He looked okay. I also brought him in last week and regret it a bit now (as was really agonizing over him or Havertz).

      But, I'd give him another week or two at least.

      Not sure how your team is looking, but, I have bigger fish to fry in mine.

  4. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Jesus out for months?!?

    Nice have the Aguero vs Kane debates back!

  5. Arteta
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    94 (-4 pts)

    Only Reece James blanked and let me down so far. Podence and Saïss yet to play.

    FINALLY SOMETHING GOOD HAPPENED IN THIS SEASON!!!

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Well done mate!

      I'm desperately for a gameweek like that 😛

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Monster score ... I am still waiting for my breakthrough

    3. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      That's a huge score - well done!

      I have 83 with Dallas to play so also decent but hoping Wolves don't go too crazy 😉

    4. Jack Burton
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Nice aint it my interest was dying a bit in this season but I had a good gw also keep it up

  6. Sotamendi84
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    keep pulisic or get zaha or jamez?
    just played wc so happy with squad and no planned transfers to make

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I also got him in on WC in GW5 but we have to have a bit of patience before shipping!

  7. merin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Thoughts on how to use this 1 FT?

    Martinez Steer
    Chilwell Saiss Lamptey KWP Mitchell
    Salah Son Pulisic JRod Bissouma
    Kane DCL Maupay

    1 FT, 1.3 ITB

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

      Save.

    2. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Save probably. Decent team that

      1. merin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Cheers!

        Did KDB Jimenez -> Pulisic Kane the day before the deadline. Finally a good move this season!

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Save GTG

    4. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Save for sure

  8. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Honest thoughts on KDB Barnes and James to Mane Jrod and Targett for a -8. Trying to focus on players I want to remove more than anything and making good changes.
    Am I being silly not getting Kane though?

    Martinez
    Saiss Semedo James Lamptey Mitchell
    KDB Salah Son Barnes Grealish
    DCL Jimi Brewster

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      That team does not need a -8 IMO.

      And, if I was to take a -8 with that team, it'd be to bring in Harry Kane, not Mane.

      I'm considering a -8 this week (Barnes, Podence & Jimi > Barkley, J-Rod & Kane). My -8 is probably not worth it, yours definitely isn't!

      1. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        so keep Barnes and just do KDB to cheap and Brewster to Kane?

    2. merin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      KDB Barnes Jimi -> Pulisic JRod Kane ?

    3. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Agree with The Gaffer - a -8 isn't needed here.

      Priority is KDB and James so maybe get in Rodriguez and any def of your choice and sit on the cash for future moves.

    4. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      thanks all tough. If goes big again am in trouble

      1. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        *Kane

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

    1.2 ITB 2 FT

    McCarthy Steer
    Lamptey Robbo Taylor Digne Justin
    Salah Rashford ASM Kdb Bissouma
    Jimenez Mitro Adams

    What do you think of doing Kdb, Adams > Calvert-Lewin, Son?
    Or do you see any better transfers?

    1. Champione
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Mitro + KDB > Kane + Barkley

    2. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Sound like good moves tbh

      You can't stretch to Kane, Rodriguez? I'd prefer that I think

      1. Jones Kusi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        0.1 short...

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Shame! It’s always the 0.1 isn’t it!?

      2. Jones Kusi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I can sell Mitro instead and get exact funds

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Tbh not a bad idea. Mitro plays for an awful team and isn’t going to set the world alight any time soon

  10. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I think I'm saving FT this week - looks right?

    1FT 0.5itb
    Martinez
    Robbo, Chilwell, Dallas
    Salah (C), Son, Pulisic, Grealish
    Kane (v), DCL, Maupay
    (Forster) (KWP, Stephens, Branthwaite)

    The only thing that I'm not 100% happy with is that I picked Pulisic over Rodriguez on my GW5 WC - but I have to give Puli a chance and not kneejerk!

    Cheers 🙂

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Very good team GTG

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks mate! Finally my first decent GW so far.

    2. Gromit
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Puli still a sound pick.

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I think once Ziyech back then he should come good again - the only reservation is that he's jostling with so many for goals but he's a quality player!

    3. kopite65
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Same team as me! Git Wilson over Maupay
      Keeping pulisic fir now, only played one full game, just needs match fitness

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Agreed mate - at least we had a good week for once! Don't know about you but I really needed the green arrow!

    4. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      V nice. Hold.

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Cheers mate - you had a great rank jump yourself!

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Thanks. Beast of a week for you too.

          KDB injury induced Friday night panic WC for me. Though did lose the likes of Werner and Che as part of it so probably not that much up (no way I am going back to work it out - too depressing).

          1. Don Kloppeone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Yeh I took out Werner, Jimi and Rodriguez (and KDB) amongst others on mine but generally happy with the outcome!

            (Until Jimi’s hattie tonight!)

  11. Champione
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Ideally want to keep Sterling. How to get Salah?

    Martinez
    TAA Robertson Lamptey
    Sterling Son Barnes Foden Trossard
    Kane DCL

    Button Brewster James Dunne, 1 FT, 1.1 ITB

    A) Sterling > Salah
    B) Barnes + Foden + TAA > Salah + Soucek + 5.0 def -8
    C) Other suggestions

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A) for sure.

      City hardly the swashbuckling side we have seen the last few seasons. They'll pick up at some point of course, but for the moment I'd much rather have Salah over Sterling!

      1. Champione
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        cheers

    2. Gromit
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I think Sterling > Salah, better captain option too.

    3. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A - def not the -8!

    4. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Why are you selling Foden? I'm planning to get him as my replacement for Barnes!

  12. iL PiStOlErO
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Ramsdale Steer
    TAA KWP Taylor Justin Mitchell
    Salah Sterling Son Romeu Bissouma
    Vardy DCL Wilson

    0.4itb, 1ft

    Need some advice here. Planned to do Ramsdale + Vardy to Martinez + Kane but with that Rams fall last night now I am 0.1 short on that move.

    What to do? Keep Vardy for Ars and do only Rams to Martinez or something else?
    I just hope Spurs wont smash Burnley.

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Unlucky. Rather get rid of Vardy first - Rams will at least have a lot of saves to make next week.
      TAA to Robbo as other move?

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thats is another option yes. TAA to Robbo and Vardy to Kane, but not sure if it is worth -4 ,looks like good moves on the papaer tho

  13. jam sandwich
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    what we thinking here - 1FT 0.0ITB

    feels like a clear roll?

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

    Steer - Chiwell/Lamptey - Bissouma - Branthwaite

    1. Gromit
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I'd leave alone, points incoming next GW.

    2. Traction Engine Foot
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Save

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Clear roll

  14. Traction Engine Foot
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Who is more essential, Rodriguez or Kane?

    1. Gromit
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Kane surely.

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Completely different price though. Need to judge the accompanies as well.

      1. Traction Engine Foot
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Basically if I got Kane I'd be stuck with 442 and have to play Justin or Mitchell. I can do Bissouma to Rodriguez and go 352.

  15. michaelington
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Would you downgrade TAA to get Kane? It's the only way to get him in for me.

    1. Traction Engine Foot
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Not this week imo

    2. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I would but not this GW

  16. davies
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    A) Barnes > Pulisic

    B) TAA + Watkins > Dallas + Kane (-4)

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A this week

  17. The Legend Squad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Jimenez & Robbo to Kane & £5.2m defender?

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Maybe. Keane?

  18. The Legend Squad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    RMT,

    McCarthy
    Robbo Chilwell KWP Lamptey
    Salah Sterling Son Rodriguez
    Jimenez DCL

    Nyland Lewis Bissouma Davis

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      pretty good

  19. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    No further action against Pickford. Just heard on the radio

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      No rules expert, but how?
      Could have been a criminal matter if out on the street.

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Apparently, after further review, it was not even a red card offense...

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Maybe his Uncle Gareth put in a good word for him.

  20. Gromit
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Martinez
    TAA Saiss Lamptey
    Salah (c) Son Grealish Podence
    Jimi Ings DCL

    (Ryan Bissouma Mitchell Taylor)

    2.8 in the bank, 1 FT

    What do people think of Ings? Tempted to use FT for Kane swap, or to downgrade later to Antonio and upgrade Podence.

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Rather lose Jimi - Ings on fire (relatively speaking anyway)

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I would rather use Jimenez than Ings for Kane.

    3. Gromit
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Thanks 🙂

    4. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Same front 3 for me & I can't bring myself to get rid of any one of them so far

  21. JBG
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Is Kane and option for me when my ML rivals that are ahead of me in 2nd and 3rd have him? I have Son.

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Double up can be a differential compared to your ML rivals

    2. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Of course. It's too early to start thinking of ML rivals in my opinion.

    3. ivantys
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I'm doing the kane for next 3 then transfer him out for aguero/vardy on gw9

      • Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I'd just get as many points as possible and worry about differentials later on.

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Of course when bale starts running into the box they’ll be pens a plenty - who takes them.... bale or Kane?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Captain Kane

      2. Tcheco
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Kane is top dog at Spurs no matter who else is on the pitch

      3. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Serious? Kane.

      4. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Kane is one of the best penalty takers in the world

    5. Will J 256
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Best 4.5 replacement for R james?

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Dallas/KWP

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Dallas/Ayling or depends on if Burnley show any signs of getting back to what they used to be.

        1. Will J 256
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Thanks very much!

      3. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        KWP / Dallas / Targett all good options

        Targett or Dallas have the better fixtures

        1. Will J 256
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Thanks!

    6. dshv
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Mccarthy
      Taa mitchell justin (taylor, davies)
      Salah soucek soun bruno sterling
      Watkins dcl davis

      0.2 itb .. what have to change for a hit ???

      1. Tcheco
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Hold

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        No hits. Fine.

    7. SimonOwen
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      So Bench Boost, do people tend to plan this far in advance?
      I have just ended up having a very good fixture list this week and no flags currently, very tempted to play and don't see a reason why I should save it? Means at least I can get some non players in my team and enable more value in other positions.

      For example my bench currently is Martinez (LEE), Zaha (ful), Mitchell (ful), Justin (ars)
      Seems as good a time as any?

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Nah. Still plenty of time to get a better one.

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        In that you have a £7 mill player on your bench and Palace are playing Fulham yes, why not.

      3. Tcheco
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I'd do it

        What's the rest of your team?

        1. SimonOwen
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Ryan Martinez
          Saiss Roberton Digne Mitchell Justin
          Salah Rodr Podence Grealish Salah
          Bamford Kane DCL

      4. ivantys
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Use with second wild card on a double GW.

          1. SimonOwen
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            This is another good option, enables me to remove some fluff now and add back in after christmas...

            1. ivantys
                1 month, 7 days ago

                Use your free hit during the first double GW and stock up on 3 players on each team then next one stack with second wild card and bench boost.

        • Keep Calm and Play On
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Need a wolves masterclass today! Saiss, Podence and Jimmy need to make up 20pts in my H2H league....

          1. dshv
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Not impossible ...

        • Will J 256
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 7 days ago

          What do you make of this -4?
          Jimenez and R James to Kane and Dallas?

          1. Keep Calm and Play On
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            I’m thinking something similar but I really want Jimmy to haul tonight lol

            1. Will J 256
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Yeah same. Ha ha!

              1. SimonOwen
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 7 days ago

                Wait till after tonight 😀 then make judgements on jimmy!

        • Puntillimon
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          How does this team look? Currently have Jimenez but considering getting aguero for Jimenez soon.

          Martinez
          Trent robbo Mitchell Taylor KWP
          Soucek salah son foden Burke
          Kane Watkins aguero

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Decent

        • Blue&White85
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          1 FT, 0 ITB. Any changes? The only temptation i have right now is Pulisic to Rodriguez.

          Martinez
          TAA Saiss Lamptey
          Salah (c) Son Pulisic Grealish Trossard
          Kane DCL

          Subs: Steer Chilwell Mitchell Brewster

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Puli just begining and you have DCL. Hold.

            1. Blue&White85
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Thanks.

        • Joey Tribbiani
            1 month, 7 days ago

            maybe unpopular opinion but Ake so far looks like Man City player

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              If laporte got injured, they went to back 3 or he started playing left back he'd be in everyone's team.