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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
    • 12 Years
    11 months, 10 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
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Panic!

    2. Az
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

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

  2. No end product
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 10 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. Levi's 501
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      A or Bruno> Salah.

    2. Atletico Junior
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Out of those, A

    3. ElliotJHP
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      C I think

    4. waltzingmatildas
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 10 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)

    5. No end product
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

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

    6. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      C

  3. Major League Shocker
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 10 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
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 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.

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

    Play 1;

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

    Cheers.

    1. Levi's 501
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Biss

    2. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Probably Bissouma out of that lot

    3. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      B

    4. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 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.

    5. 4l4n
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 8 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.

  5. Long ago I drew a walrus
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 10 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 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

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

  6. davies
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    A) Grealish Dallas

    B) Barkley Chilwell

    1. Levi's 501
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      B. Long term. A. This week.

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

        From next week onwards

        1. Levi's 501
          • 1 Year
          11 months, 10 days ago

          B looks good.

  7. BrutalLogiC
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

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

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

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

    2. Levi's 501
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Sterling

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

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

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

      Mane

    5. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

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

  8. Bennyboy1907
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 10 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
      11 months, 10 days ago

      GTG, -8 not worth it

  9. Klaren
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 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. Levi's 501
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

      B, think Wood could score against suspect Spurs defence.

      1. Klaren
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks

  10. New article
  11. Zlatan F.C
    11 months, 10 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
      • 12 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Same team as mine! Podence for James R??

  12. tbhogal
    • 12 Years
    11 months, 10 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

  13. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Auba with 17,6% ownership...

    1. Champions League Varane
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Aguero with 2,0% ownership...

    2. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 10 days ago

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

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

      Zombie teams

  14. F_Ivanovic
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 10 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?

  15. J to the T
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

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

    Have Son already

  16. SDawg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 10 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
      • 12 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      thanks bud 🙂

  17. jagadis
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 9 days ago

    Who do I captain
    J.Rodríguez or Salah

  18. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 3 days ago

    Start KWP or Targett (will be starting Martinez)?