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FPL Gameweek 6 team news so far: Injury updates on De Bruyne, Rodriguez and more

The first Friday night Fantasy Premier League deadline of the season is almost upon us, so we’re bringing you a bonus, earlier-than-usual team news article this week with a careful eye on the last-minute mayhem tomorrow.

The managers of Leeds United, Aston Villa, Fulham, Brighton and Hove Albion, Sheffield United, Burnley and West Bromwich Albion all held their official pre-Gameweek 6 press conferences either on Wednesday or Thursday, with Jose Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers set to face the media after their UEFA Europa League ties later this evening.

The headline injury news so far doesn’t come from any of those pressers, however, but from an interview that Carlo Ancelotti conducted with everton.tv.

We’ll round up the key updates below.

EVERTON

Carlo Ancelotti will face the wider media on Friday but he has already delivered an injury bombshell in an in-house interview, revealing that James Rodriguez (knock) is a major doubt for the clash with Southampton.

Seamus Coleman (hamstring) is also sidelined, with his manager saying:

Unfortunately, James [Rodriguez] had a problem during the [Liverpool] game. He had a mistimed tackle with Virgil van Dijk. I think he will not be available for the game against Southampton.

Seamus Coleman had an injury during the [Liverpool] game, I think he will be out for two or three weeks. Jonjoe Kenny is back, he started training with the squad yesterday and I think he will be available for the next game.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE/EUROPA LEAGUE CLUB UPDATES

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will face the media again on Friday but there were noteworthy comments from the Liverpool and Manchester City managers after their UEFA Champions League matches on Wednesday.

On Sadio Mane having an ice pack on his leg after being substituted, Klopp said:

Sadio has since a few days a dead leg and deals with that in that area. That’s the only thing why it’s still painful but it’s not a problem. When he doesn’t play, he puts ice on it.

Guardiola’s post-match comments raised the prospect of Kevin De Bruyne (muscle) and Aymeric Laporte (muscle) featuring in Gameweek 6, meanwhile, although Fernandinho (leg) has been ruled out for up to six weeks and Nathan Ake (groin) has a “niggle”.

I think Kevin [De Bruyne] and [Aymeric] Laporte will start training tomorrow. But I don’t know how it will be tomorrow and the next days. We will see.

It is bad news [for Fernandinho]. It is a problem in his leg. I think he will be out for four to six weeks. It is a big blow for us, with the amount of games.

De Bruyne and Laporte were indeed spotted training in pictures released by the club on Thursday.

Jamie Vardy (calf), Dani Ceballos (ankle) and Willian (calf) will miss their respective clubs’ Europa League ties on Thursday and be assessed ahead of the clash between Arsenal and Leicester City on Sunday.

Rob Holding (hamstring) is out for three weeks for the Gunners but Shkodran Mustafi (hamstring) is back in full training and available for selection.

Eric Bailly looks set for a spell on the sidelines with Manchester United, meanwhile.

LEEDS UNITED

Marcelo Bielsa said that budget FPL defender Pascal Struijk will replace Kalvin Phillips (shoulder) in midfield for the trip to Aston Villa on Friday. Liam Cooper (groin) is still a doubt while Diego Llorente (muscle) remains out.

On Phillips, Bielsa said:

It is not defined how long he will be out for. It could be more or it could be less [than six weeks]. And the one who will play in his place is Pascal Struijk.

Asked if his squad was too small, the Leeds boss added:

The squad is not small, as we have two players per position. For example, we have Bamford and Roberts [up front], Moreno and Pablo [in attacking midfield], Costa and Poveda [on the right], Raphinha and Harrison [on the left].

Almost all of them, barring Bamford and Cooper, play in more than one position. The wingers play on both sides, the full-backs a lot of times do this as well, the defensive midfielders can act as centre-backs.

ASTON VILLA

Reserve striker Keinan Davis (calf) is expected to train on Thursday and come back into contention for Aston Villa’s clash with Leeds but Kortney Hause (muscle) remains out and joins longer-term absentees Wesley (knee) and Tom Heaton (knee) on the sidelines.

Dean Smith said of his improving defence, meanwhile:

I feel the energy and enthusiasm of Matt Cash has improved us. Ezri Konsa has got better and better, along with Tyrone, they’ve got a really good understanding now. Matt Targett has really improved and [we have] the steadiness behind them of Emi.

SHEFFIELD UNITED

Chris Wilder confirmed that Jack O’Connell (knee) is out for the season and estimated that Lys Mousset (toe) will be “back on the grass” in six to eight weeks.

John Fleck (back) will be out for the next month, while the Blades are waiting on a medical report on Max Lowe, who suffered a concussion in last week’s game against Fulham.

The Sheffield United boss said of Rhian Brewster‘s chances of starting, meanwhile:

It was a difficult decision last week as I talked about, but he has put himself right in the frame to be involved at the weekend and start. He’s at the forefront of our thinking.

His natural ability and talent is there, we have seen that already but it’s just the physical and fitness side not opening him up to injury too soon.

There’s always a decision about the timing of that – he’s been bright and bubbly and in our thoughts to start on Saturday evening.

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

New signing Danny Welbeck will be assessed for match fitness ahead of Brighton’s clash with West Brom, while goalkeeper Christian Walton is also back in training following his recovery from an ankle injury sustained in pre-season.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh (hamstring) and Jose Izquierdo (match fitness) aside, however, the fitness situation is rosy for the Seagulls.

Graham Potter said:

Only Alireza, just still recovering from his hamstring. Hasn’t trained today, so we’ll see how he is tomorrow and the upcoming days. So he’s probably the doubt at the moment, everybody else seems to be OK.

Jose Izquierdo is having another spell with the under-23s tomorrow to build up some game-time. Apart from that, we’re fully fit.

[Welbeck] has had two good days training with us and there will be two more sessions before the game.

He’s kept himself in really good shape and we’re delighted with how he’s fitted into the group on and off the pitch. We’ll make a decision on Danny for Monday nearer the time.

Lewis Dunk begins a three-game ban.

BURNLEY

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Sean Dyche brought us up to speed on the fitness latest with the Clarets, saying:

Matt Lowton is making good progress so he will be considered. Erik Pieters managed to get through the game (at West Brom) but he has got a minor calf injury, so he is a doubt – certainly, touch and go I think.

Ben Mee’s getting better. He is not there yet but he’s back on the grass. He will need a bit of an extended period because he has been out quite a long period of time, so we will have to look after that side of things.

Jack Cork (ankle), Bailey Peacock-Farrell (hip) and Phil Bardsley (illness) remain out, along with Mee.

FULHAM AND WEST BROMWICH ALBION

Scott Parker told reporters on Thursday:

Injuries practically stay the same. Harrison Reed has trained with us the last couple of days.

Kenny Tete (calf), Josh Onomah (unspecified), Terence Kongolo (foot) and Joachim Andersen (ankle) remain out.

Slaven Bilić will be without Sam Field for “four to five weeks” after the midfielder suffered an injury to his left knee. 



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595 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Noisy Neighbour
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Advice welcomed:

    I have the exact cash to move Reece James to Struijk and upgrade Jiménez to Kane for a -4. If neither a Jiménez drop nor a Kane rise happens tonight, I could put that part of it off until next week. But should I?

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I would just get it over with and do it.

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        This

    2. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      If:
      -Struijk will be benchable/rotated with other cheap defenders
      -Kane is rested tonight

      I'd do it straight away

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        And this.

      2. Noisy Neighbour
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Struijk would be bench fodder/3rd sub.

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

      Assuming you don't have to play him, Brainwaithe is backup option if incase price changes.

      Though it's unlikely price will change tonight, too many transfers required

      1. Noisy Neighbour
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Is Branthwaite likely to start when he comes back? If so, I might opt for him anyway.

    4. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      By the way, I’m in the same position. Got enough to do Ings and Doherty to Kane and Struijk for -4.

      Was going to hold my FT till next week, but thinking about it now. Kane feels essential, but I have Son so I do have Spurs attacking cover, which is better than nothing.

      1. Noisy Neighbour
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I also have Son, but they’re feeding off each other so well I’m beginning to feel silly for not having Kane too.

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Me too.

    5. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Defo wait until after Spurs game tonight

    6. Noisy Neighbour
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Thanks all. Kane on the bench tonight, so unless he comes on and gets injured I’ll most likely pull the trigger.

  2. Bad Klopp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Not doing badly in my MLs. That said, thinking of:

    Castagne, Costa > TAA, Lookman (-4)

    Will start both of them, considering JRod injury. Can someone talk me out of this madness please?

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

      Depends what you currently have.

      You can get Dias and Grealish for same price

      1. Bad Klopp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Great suggestion but I got in Castagne at 5.5 - pricing me out of this move.

        Current team is:

        Martinez (Steer)
        Lamptey Saiss Castagne (Mitchel, Justin)
        Salah Son Pulisic JRod (Costa)
        DCL Maupay Kane

  3. tibollom
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    What to do here guys, got 1 FT and 2.4 ITB...

    Ryan Button
    Dallas Saiss Robbo Lamptey Ferguson
    Salah Son Grealish Jrod* Soucek
    DCL Kane Brewster

    a. keep FT for double next week and play Soucek instead of Jrod
    b. Jrod to someone.. 0.2 short of bruno
    c. ferguson to kilman and double up on wolves defence

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      A

      1. tibollom
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        thanks mate

  4. Jdpz
      1 month, 2 days ago

      How many games will Struijk play? 5 weeks?

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        That’s enough if you’re going to WC over the next international break.

    • Aston VII lalalala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Do we think its safe to start Mitchell with Jrod out?

      1. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I've got PVA and Mitchell ... will be starting PVA (for the second week)

      2. Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        PVA could take his spot. 50/50

        1. Aston VII lalalala
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          He hasn't played a single minute... seems unlikely start ?

    • tommo1989
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Do we think De Bruyne starts on Saturday against West Ham? I’ve already used my free transfer this week and contemplating whether to take a hit on transferring him out? Also conscious he could lose another 0.1 and I brought him in at 11.5m..

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        No idea.

        I sold for Son and covered that by getting Mahrez, but City not exactly pulling up any trees at the moment.

    • The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Brewster will be the most motivated player on the pitch to score. Man definitely starts. Watch out Liverpool.

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        However, Sheffield United are pants, though.

      2. FPL_trail_runner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Most modern professional are. It wont make a big difference.

      3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Hatty incoming

      4. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Liverpool not so strong defensive as with Alisson and VVD

    • FPL_trail_runner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 2 days ago

      So have decided to remain patient and not get Kane since i dont have a viable way without big hits. Also based on xGc Burnley are still quiet decent so far this year in defence.

      Sticking to my plan from few weeks back to downgrade Justin to bench fodder, but since Kilman has emerged he may offer something more than what i had planned was a non playing sub (Bought him at 4m). All part of freeing funds to eventually go Son to KDB in a few weeks by also downgrading Saiss.

      Dont mind the Hamez injury
      *Still not 100% sure on captain.

      Meslier
      Ayling Kilman Saiss Robbo TAA (C) *
      Salah Son Sterling Hamez
      DCL
      Subs : Antonio, Bissouma , Brewster

      1. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Trent a good shout for captain like it

    • Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Jonjoe Kenny a viable option now?

    • Jdpz
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Is Struijk nailed for the next 4/5 weeks?

      • Jdpz
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Is Dier healthy and will play next GW?

        • RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Is the smart move Davis >> Maupay here now? With the JRod injury. 1FT, 3.3itb.

          McCarthy
          TAA, Mitchell, Saiss
          Pulisic, Salah, Rodríguez**, Son, Biss
          DCL, Ings
          (Nyland, Justin, Davies, Davis)

          1. Jdpz
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Yes

            • FPL_trail_runner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Yes and Play Justin over Bissouma

              Arsenal are putting up very poor attacking numbers.

              1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Or mitchell? Will he even play?

                1. FPL_trail_runner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Do Davis to Maupay for FT

                  Put Justin in for Mitchell

                  Have Mitchell first sub in case Hamez doesnt play

                  1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Yeah possibly! Not think Bissouma against WBA is a decent option?

                    1. FPL_trail_runner
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Nope

                      he is a DM. 2nd/ Third on my bench

              2. RAFA THE GAFFA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Also I’d be benching Bissouma if I get Maupay. (Although he’d probably come in for JRod)

            • The Senate
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Davies to Robbo may well yield more

              1. FPL_trail_runner
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Actually this is a good shout, didnt think you had the money

                1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  I’m swimming in money now haha. Was going to do Ings >> Kane but that doesn’t seem wise now

          2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Saka down

          3. The Mandalorian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            I'm playing JRod in my starting 11 even if Anchelotti isn't playing him in his. I have all the hallmarks of a future England manager.

          4. Jdpz
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Maybe Ancelotti is troll like Jose Mourinho with Son. James in first 11 .

              1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Ancelotti is a gentleman

            • FPL_trail_runner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 2 days ago

              We have now 5 weeks of data. Somewhat more reliable but not ideal.

              1.Who is statistically the most overperforming team so far season based on Xg and Xgc - ?

              2. And who is the most underperforming?

              Any guesses

              1. stat sifter 888888
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  1. I know it's Newcastle rom remembering their ridiculous shot-conversion rate lol. They will play decent attacking football with Shelvey, Fraser, ASM and Wilson very soon though.

                  2. Maybe Brighton considering how many times Trossard has hit the woodwork lol? If not, I'll have one more guess at Southampton with Adams's finishing record.

                • DK_13
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  1 is spurs

                • FPL_trail_runner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Nobody is correct so far.

                  For reference, Newcastle have so far underperformed, they should have 1-2 points more

                  Brighton have underperformed also, and should have over 4 points more, but they are not the most underperforming.

                • Noisy Neighbour
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  2 has to be Man City.

                  1. FPL_trail_runner
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    nope

                • Nomar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  1 Aston Villa - Liverpool game skewing their record

                  2 Brighton

                  1. Nomar
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Ok just seen Brighton is not 2 so I’d say it’s Liverpool.

                  2. FPL_trail_runner
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    First correct answer

                    Aston Villa despite what most think are massively overperforming

                    They have got more than 4.6 points more than their underlying data suggests.

                    They should regress.

                    1. Nomar
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Ok, I’ll take another stab at 2.

                      Sheffield United.

                      Based on last year they should have way more than 1 point by now.

                      1. Nomar
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Oops, didn’t refresh page before I posted.

                        1. FPL_trail_runner
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          Yep, 5 points behind their underlying data

                • FPL_trail_runner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  To answer the second question

                  The most underperforming team , who should have 5 more points than they current have is

                  Sheffield United.

                • Trophé Mourinho
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Spurs are the most under-performing results wise, the newcastle game, the west ham game. Both total joke results

                  1. FPL_trail_runner
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Spurs are underperforming but by only 1.5 points

                    The west Ham game, they actually created less xG and conceded more xGC than West ham

                    If you ran that game again 10 times , west ham would win it more times than spurs. Spurs were super clinical at the weekend, the time of finishing which even elite pro's just cannot maintain longterm.

              2. The Red Devil
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Which pair?

                Rashford + grealish (double villa)
                Sterling + McGinn (double villa)
                Fernandes+ foden
                Mane + lookman (triple pool)

                1. FPL_trail_runner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Mane + lookman for the short term.

              3. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                I’d really like to get Bale in as a nice differential as I think he’ll start. Who do I take out?
                Sterling Mane Hamez Son Pulisic
                A) Pulisic
                B) Hamez

                1. Nomar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  A

                  But I probably wouldn’t and just stick with Son.

              4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Which one?

                A) Play Rodriguez (Bissouma first sub)
                B) Rodriguez -> Rashford -4

                1. Voodoo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  B

                2. Krafty Werks
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  A

                3. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  B is what I’m doing - one of the best fixtures of the season for Bissouma

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

                    *A

              5. Voodoo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Calvert-Lewin still worth bringing in this week now that Coleman and Rodriguez are out?

                Will be priced out if don’t make the transfer..

                Other option is Maupay!

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

                  Since you will be priced out, get him. Fixtures after this week are still good.

                  1. Voodoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Good point, cheers

                2. Nomar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  I think Everton will still create chances for him, but I bought DCL last week, so a drop in form is bound to happen now.

                  1. Voodoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Cheers.

              6. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Hopefully Vinicius starts tonight, will be interesting. He is on the front cover of the program so you'd expect so, Bale probably start also.

              7. Saka_me_sideways
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  The more I read that Ancelotti quote on hames, the more I think it was just to name-check VVD.
                  I reckon he makes a miracle recovery before Sunday... just putting it out there.

                  1. The Mandalorian
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Carlo is good friends with Klopp I doubt he'd mug him off like that

                    1. Saka_me_sideways
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        I don’t he said it to mug klopp off, more to protect his own player (Pickford).
                        Tit for tat.

                  2. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Maybe I should be captaining the guy who's scored 21, 16, 16 pointers already this season and faces a defense ravaged by injuries having conceded 3+ goals three times already

                    1. FPL_trail_runner
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Gamblers fallacy

                      previous outcome will not influence future outcome

                      + Son is may overperforming his xG ( i still have him) but he will regress

                      +

                      Burnley have the 2nd best defence in the league this season based on underlying data. They have conceded 4 goals more than expecetd xGc. This despite missing Mee

                      All the underlying data is pointing to a tight game.

                      1. FPL_trail_runner
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        way* not may

                      2. Flair
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Talking about Kane... I agree that past points don't predict future points but he's clearly in form and playing at an incredible level right now. His underlying stats are fantastic. Burnley's underlying stats are skewed by having one less game played, 1.6 behind Sheffield United for xGC. Sheffield United also haven't conceded more than 2 this season and are keeping score lines respectable.

                        1. FPL_trail_runner
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          I agree.

                          I dont think either Burnley or Sheffield will concede alot this week. Its why I am currently on TAA as captain

                          Kane has very nice underlying stats. But he wont be able to keep this level up - if he does he breaks every record ever.

                          1. Flair
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            Zero chance I captain Robbo so Mane vs Kane will go down to the wire. Could be a week for lower score lines for sure.

                            1. FPL_trail_runner
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              1 month, 2 days ago

                              Id go Mane in your shoes

                              Really clinical finisher

                              1. Flair
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 2 days ago

                                Thanks, appreciate it.

                          2. Indpush
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            He doesn't have to keep it up to remain a fantastic buy or hold

                    2. Zim0
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Yeah i don't see a good option other than Kane or Salah/Mane

                      1. Tinkermania
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Raz and Kun are saying hi 😉

                        1. Flair
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          Rest of us are saying bye

                  3. Krupinho
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Doing so bad, almost losing the will lol

                    -4 get rid of KDB and Wilson for;

                    Kane and Foden
                    Kane and Barkley
                    Sterling and Adams

                    McCarthy
                    TAA Coady Ayling
                    Salah Son KDB Soucek
                    Jimi DCL Wilson

                    Steer Mitchell Taylor Reed

                    1. Tinkermania
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      If he is back. Don't do anything at all. Hold!

                      1. Krupinho
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Playing Pep Roulette will prob leave me dead last overall lol

                        1. Tinkermania
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          There is no Pep roulette yet. He is playing catch up

                          1. Krupinho
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            KDB not 100% 2 play

                  4. endy919
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Start 2 :
                    A. Justin
                    B.James
                    C.Mitchell
                    D.KWP

                  5. Wolves Ay We
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Are there any season keepers you won't move even when the fixtures change?

                    1. The Mandalorian
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      DCL

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

                      Martinez

                    3. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Mane, possibly Hamez and Sterling

                    4. Qaiss
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      TAA and KDB when I get him back. Perhaps Grealish also.

                    5. Manani
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      martinez

                    6. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Son

                  6. Teror
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Wildcarding this week and don't know what to do about premium defenders. Robbo? Chillwell? Both? Or avoid anyone over 5.0 and put the money in my front 7?

                    1. The Mandalorian
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Just fill the back line with 4.5s and create the most terrorfying front 7 in FPL.

                    2. Voodoo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Just go for Robbie only, he’s very very attacking!

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

                    To swap Vardy to Kane:

                    Would you:

                    Swap Bamford to Brewster OR
                    Swap Jiminez to DCL

                  8. andres
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Already took a hit..... no bench and now james out... play this team or WC?

                    McCarthy (Nyland)
                    Taa konsa mitchell (justin, holding)
                    salah son hamez* podence (stephens)
                    DCL Jimi kane
                    0.3, 0 FT.

                  9. cnewman7
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    What to do? 4.7 ITB. 1FT.

                    Ryan
                    Digne KWP Saiss
                    Salah(c) Son Grealish Podence
                    Werner Jimi Mitro

                    A) Jimi/Werner --> Kane (free) [which one?]
                    B) Mitro --> Aguero

                    1. andres
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      i like B somehow