Pro Pundits - Az

Who are the best FPL assets to buy from Aston Villa?

Az dedicates his latest Pro Pundits column to the in-form Villans as he looks at the best defensive and attacking options from Dean Smith’s side.


Taking a break from looking at my own Fantasy Premier League team’s progress, I put the question out to you guys with the aim of finding out who people would be interested in reading about.

Not surprisingly, the favoured team to scrutinise was the only one in the top leagues of Europe to have won every match this year, the mighty Aston Villa.

Defensive numbers (first four Gameweeks)




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564 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Az
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    hmm my editor has sorted by all matches it seems, whereas I was looking at last 4 (as obviously Villa have played a game less).
    Neale!
    Help!

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

      Panic!

    2. Az
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      which is why some of the stats in my text is off (in case you were eagle eyed and spotted)

  2. Shaw Manc Redemption
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Mids are Sterling, Son and Bruno. (Biss and Soucek)
    Do I need Salah or Mane?
    Have 1FT and £2.8m iTB

    A. Sterling>Salah
    B. Sterling>Mane
    C. Save FT

    Many thanks for your help!

    1. Kannbury
        1 month, 9 days ago

        A or Bruno> Salah.

      • Atletico Junior
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Out of those, A

      • ElliotJHP
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        C I think

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

        I'm in the same position. Really leaning towards sterling to Salah. Prefer Mané but can't ignore pens.
        Also, might do Jimmy to kun (-4)

      • Shaw Manc Redemption
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Sounds good - Aguero a real punt at this stage but could be fun

      • NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        C

    2. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Anyone else looking at buying Adams for a differential? He's down to 1.6% owned now. I saw somewhere he was in the top 5 for non-penalty xG.

      1. I Must Break You
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Not for me. He's not a particular good finisher. On the contrary, he appears to be remarkably adept at shooting wide open shots directly at the keeper. So high xG doesn't necessarily translate to goals.

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

      Play 1;

      A) Brewster - away to Liverpool
      B) Bissouma - home to West Brom
      C) Justin - away to Arsenal

      Cheers.

      1. Kannbury
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Biss

        • Long ago I drew a walrus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Probably Bissouma out of that lot

        • Stram Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 9 days ago

          B

        • Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I think C -- surprisingly Arsenal now seem to be a team you can imagine being involved in a 0-0, and he has attacking threat even if he concedes.

        • 4l4n
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Bissouma. I think Brighton will dominate possession with West Brom sitting deep. Bissouma should get plenty of opportunities to take shots from outside the box.

      2. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        RMT for the midweek crowd

        Martinez / Forster
        TAA / Saiss / Lamptey / (RJames / Mitchell)
        Salah (c) / Son / JamRod / Foden / Podence
        Jimenez / DCL / Brewster

        4.5 ITB

        Jim to Kane, Pod to Grealish, neither, both for -4, or alternatives? Would be open to differentials (Trossard maybe) or wild suggestions e.g. Jim + Pod to Mane (c) + Maupay -4.

        Cheers all

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

          Jim to Kane is the best and obvious option imo. Though the wild suggestion has merit with Liverpool's fixtures

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

        A) Grealish Dallas

        B) Barkley Chilwell

        1. Kannbury
            1 month, 9 days ago

            B. Long term. A. This week.

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

              From next week onwards

              1. Kannbury
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  B looks good.

          • BrutalLogiC
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Son Salah and Jrod- who to join these guys as a replacement for KDB?

            1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Sterling as straight swap and allows easy swap back. Wait on news.

            2. Kannbury
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Sterling

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

                Sterling or Mane are both great options for the next few.

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

                Mane

              • I Must Break You
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Bruno or even Rashford for his run as striker could be considered as well

            3. Bennyboy1907
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Martinez

                Lamptey Robbo Saiss (C.Taylor) (Mitchel)
                Salah Son Hamez Grealish Pulisic
                jiminez DCL (Davies)

                2mil ITB

                Any hits or g2g? Was thinking Kane but need a -8 for that? Is he essential??

                1. Major League Shocker
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  GTG, -8 not worth it

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

                A. Wood to Watkins
                B. Save and do Jimenez to Kane next GW

                B would mean I have to endure the pain of owning Wood for 2 more GWs or starting Mitchell instead of Wood and hoping he plays.

                Any thoughts?

                1. Kannbury
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    B, think Wood could score against suspect Spurs defence.

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

                      Thanks

                2. New article
                3. Zlatan F.C
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    What should be my next move? 5.5m 1FT

                    Martinez
                    Lamptey Robbo Saiss
                    Son Salah Foden Grealish Podence
                    DCL Jimi

                    Bench R.James Brewster Ferguson

                    1. tbhogal
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Same team as mine! Podence for James R??

                  • tbhogal
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Which option is best guys??

                    Martinez (steer)
                    Saiss, Robbo, Chilwell (lamptey, Mitchell)
                    Podence, Foden, Son, Salah, Grealish
                    DCL, Jimmy (Brewster)

                    A) Podence > James
                    B) Podence + Jimmy > James +Kane -4
                    C) Save FT

                  • wulfranian
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Auba with 17,6% ownership...

                    1. Tony Martial
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Aguero with 2,0% ownership...

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

                      Surely there are a lot of people with multiple teams...

                    3. St Pauli Walnuts
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Zombie teams

                  • F_Ivanovic
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Price rises these season are killing me. Had 0.3/0.4? ITB early in the weekend to have exact funds to do Podence > Grealish & Barnes > Rodriguez

                    Can still do the moves but there's now 0 ITB left and Podence has a decent likelyhood of falling before the weekend. Do I just sit it out till Friday or move now?

                  • J to the T
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    A) Podence -> Grealish
                    B) Werner-> Kane

                    Have Son already

                  • SDawg
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Great article, I currently have the triple up of Martinez, Grealish and Watkins. Was disappointed with Watkins this week though, may get rid for Adams or Mitrovic after gw6 if he doesn't give me reason to hold onto him.

                    1. Az
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      thanks bud 🙂

                  • jagadis
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    Who do I captain
                    J.Rodríguez or Salah

                  • Forza Papac
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Start KWP or Targett (will be starting Martinez)?