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The Scout Academy discusses which FPL players to pick from Manchester City

Manchester City are usually an easy team to invest in for Fantasy Premier League managers but this season they have proved a trickier prospect.

The 2020/21 campaign has, admittedly, not been kind to Pep Guardiola’s men with Sergio Aguero (£10.4m), Kevin De Bruyne (£11.5m), Gabriel Jesus (£9.3m), Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m), Benjamin Mendy (£6.0m), Nathan Ake (£5.5m), and Fernandinho (£5.5m) all missing out with injuries at various stages.

And let’s not forget that Riyad Mahrez (£8.4m) and Ilkay Gundogan (£5.4m) tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) within the last few months, so it is no surprise things have not been plain sailing for Manchester City.

We asked members of the Scout Academy to give us their thoughts on what to do with their assets in the coming Gameweeks.

FPL In The Dug Out

Mahrez starts for Man City as Leeds deploy FPL defender out of position

Manchester City pictured in their game against Leicester City in September

While there have been issues for Manchester City so far, I think they are starting to ease up, mostly in midfield. The recent return of De Bruyne really bolsters their attacking potential and, my view is that Sterling will benefit playing as a false-nine, as well as being safer from Pep Roulette until Jesus is fit again.

The fixtures are nicer than they look too. Sheffield United are yet to keep a clean sheet this season and, after that, it’s Liverpool, who have been defending poorly for a while anyway, even before they lost Virgil van Dijk (£6.4m) to injury.

If you can cope with the possibility of rotation, I think the best value could be in Phil Foden (£6.6m). I think it’s only a matter of time before Manchester City explode with goals – I will be looking to invest especially with the lack of clean sheets in the Premier League so far.

FPL In The Dug Out

Footboxx

Sergio Aguero

We hold Sterling currently and now that Aguero is injured once more, we expect Sterling to play as a false-nine where he had two great chances vs West Ham.

The Englishman will need the creativity of De Bruyne and Foden behind him though to break through the stubborn defensive line-ups they are having to come up against. Foden is great value though if you can handle the possible rotation.

Footboxx

FPL Focus

Cancelo and Sterling Celebrate a Champions League goal for Man City last season

My choice for Man City is a defensive one in João Cancelo (£5.4m), priced at just £5.4 he got an assist in Manchester City’s 1-1 draw with West Ham.

The full-back looked very attacking during the game, getting forward a lot and registering five crosses and two key passes. He also put up 24 passes in the final third with seven touches inside the box.

This shows just how much he manages to get forward, very good on the eye test with Sheffield United up next.

If Manchester City can sort out their defensive problems, which the return of Laporte should help facilitate, we could see value at both ends of the field for Cancelo.

FPL Focus

Fantasy Football Academy

How De Bruyne's new Man City role affects his FPL credentials this season

Kevin De Bryune scores a penalty against Wolves

Manchester City’s start to this season has not been promising. The lack of creativity in the midfield and injuries has really hampered their attacking output.

That said, I am still excited about the prospect of Sterling playing at false-nine for the next couple of weeks before Jesus comes back.

Other options include De Bruyne who should now be fit to start, Foden a differential pick but there’s a risk of rotation and Cancelo whose numbers over the last two matches look decent: two attempts on goal, five key passes and had 10 touches in the box.

Now the question arises whether is it really necessary to get in a Manchester City player the answer according to me is to wait and watch the game against Sheffield and then decide.

With the likes of Kane, Son, Mane, Salah and the other premium players looking in good form it really will cause trouble again to fit in a premium Manchester City asset.

Fantasy Football Academy

FPL Hangover Podcast

Phil Foden celebrates scoring for Manchester City

Manchester City have yet to hit the form we know they’re capable of with regards to both league perfomance and FPL returns. However, after a tough run of fixtures, coupled with injuries to crucial players, it’s not all doom and gloom.

We saw the return of De Bruyne in Gameweek 6 and, while Aguero may have succumbed to yet another injury, the kindly-priced Jesus is also not far from a return to action.

This sees them possibly returning to a starting XI that put Wolves to the sword in Gameweek 2 and where De Bruyne, Foden, Sterling and Jesus all got in among the attacking returns.

Combine this with a lovely run of fixtures between Gameweeks 10 and 15 and it’s not difficult to make a case for some Manchester City assets in our squads.

This also coincides with the a very nasty run of fixtures for the heavily owned and similarly priced Spurs assets. Any FPL managers that are trying to stay ahead of the curve may well look to a Spurs/Man City switcheroo.

FPL Hangover Podcast

FPL Talking Points

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Foden, Sterling and Aguero discuss a conceded goal for Manchester City

Hot Take #1: Manchester City have peaked. Every year they seem to lose more big names than they bring in. Their strikers can’t stay fit. We all know that Pep seems to get jaded and bored after a few seasons. Their attacking numbers are falling off a very steep cliff.

Hot Take # 2: Manchester City are a ticking time bomb of FPL points absolutely waiting to explode the moment we forget about them. It appears that a ridiculously good run in fixtures starting in Gameweek 10 will coincide with a return into the side for Jesus (depending on how we interpret his own Twitch Live stream).

The truth is likely somewhere in the middle. In fact, literally in the midfield. Poor value in defence and unreliable strikers means that the Manchester City midfielders will be our only options in the near-term. It will only take a few hauls from De Bruyne to remind us how much of a season-keeper he is. Couple that with a few blanks from the Spurs men, and we will be ripping up our template very quickly. Simply put, Kevin is the only Man City player I am considering until their Double Gameweek is confirmed.

FPL Talking Points

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American’s Talk FPL

The guys from American’s Talk FPL have launched a new video series dedicated to the official UEFA Champions League Fantasy game. In the series they provide a helpful rundown on the rules and how to get started, as well as analysing our top player picks, budget options, differentials, and our chip strategies. Will be providing content to recap each Matchday as well as preview the next throughout the season.

FPL In The Dug Out

iTD continues to ready a POWERPLAY squad for each week, aiming to be the top points scoring FPL Manager of the Gameweek. With this, it shares potential points scorers across all positions hoping to help those who may be struggling for some transfer inspiration. iTD also vlogs the goings on over the Gameweek’s events highlighting potential key FPL assets to try and squeeze into your teams for short-term potential.

Footboxx

Footboxx release two videos every week on their YouTube channel. There is a weekly watchlist video usually out on Tuesday where they look at potentially lucrative picks in the next few weeks. There is also a weekly review and preview video where they reveal their team including potential transfer options and Captain picks.

FPL Focus

This month FPL Focus has had a rebrand and indeed has gained a new name. Alongside these big changes there have also been Gameweek review and preview videos as well as brand new weekly Captaincy videos

This month FPL Focus has also joined the FPL WildCats for their live stream just in time to highlight his 94 point haul in Gameweek 5. He also joined FPL Nymfria on one of weekly her Dream Team Stream

Fantasy Football Academy

During the international break the guys at Fantasy Football Academy released a new episode of the podcast covering what had happened in the first four gameweeks of the season and analysed the various Wildcard options. Additionally they also had a live-stream on YouTube with FPL_Sheikh talking all things about Gameweek 5.

FPL Chip Chat

FPL Chip Chat have been releasing an Instagram and YouTube mini-series aiming to gets the fans back closer to the football as Charles and Wicks tour the Premier League grounds, reporting live their club-by-club insights. FPL Road Chip.

FPL Talking Points

October has been a busy month, for both the FPL Talking Points website as well as seeing him expand his contributions within the FPL community but writing articles for Jumper for Goalposts, the new website from Scout Network member, El Statto. The first two articles of the Overcoming FPL series, where we analyse how mental shortcuts and cognitive biases affect our FPL decisions, were published this month. Article one and article two.

FPL Talking Points has also been busy adding 15 new podcasts to his interactive map during the month of October. This included content creators from the UK, Wales, Norway, Gambia. Pakistan, India, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, and our most recent addition in Hungary!

FPL Hangover Podcast

The boys at the FPL Hangover Podcast release a weekly episode which airs every Tuesday morning. In their recent podcasts throughout October they have been reviewing previous Gameweek and looking ahead to the next round of fixtures. On October 29th the FPL Hangover Podcast are guest appearing on Lama Lounge’s The FPL Debate

LESSONS LEARNED FROM FPL GAMEWEEK 6

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  1. SchluppsIDidItAgain
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month ago

    This is a message for Nuno Espírito Santo as I’m sure he’s active on this forum:

    Nuno should I get rid of saiss? He’s been exceptional so far but it looks like you’re about to drop him. Are you?

    On the unlikely chance Nuno doesn’t see this, anyone else could let me know thoughts too.

    Cheers!

    1. Dirtymeercat666
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I would keep him until he loses his place. He’s racking up some decent scores atm

      1. SchluppsIDidItAgain
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Thank you for the reply. Totally agree with you (and I also think wolves will get a cleanie on Friday) but I am v concerned - the signs are there that he could be dropped... and wolves forums been calling for his head for a few weeks now...

        1. Klaren
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          I highly doubt Nuno reads or cares about the Wolves fan forums’ opinions about his team selections.

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            He really should. they're the bullets when the firing squad are called.
            Not saying he's getting fired , but managers who are fired will often find the reasons why painted all over the fan pages, months before. Clubs do pay attention to them

          2. GreennRed
            • 10 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            He only heeds Facebook comments apparently.

          3. Ibacchus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            Not entirely sure but i think he might've been joking..

            1. Klaren
              • 4 Years
              1 year, 1 month ago

              I wasn't referring to the joke in my comment (which is about Nuno reading FFS), I was referring to comments on Wolves fan forums, which apparently predominantly want Saiss to be benched.

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      You know Espirito Santo is the Holy Spirit? Just saying like! Hopefully he'll visit you in his celestial presence and you can post here what he says. I have Saiss to and holding on for now.

      1. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        I love saying his name ... always end up doing that weird hand cross thing over my chest when I do though.

    3. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Their good fixtures are over soon as wellthough.

    4. Shineonme
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Hell play next Gw

  2. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Is Salah injured?

    1. farmerfat
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      No

    2. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Haven't heard about a Salah injury.

    3. jennmenn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Limped into the locker room

    4. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Got a stud down the leg I think, probably just superficial and stung a bit, that’s my professional opinion

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        professional
        😆

    5. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      He's tougher than he looks 😉

  3. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Zaha or Rodriguez?

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Zaha

    2. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Jrod

    3. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Rodriguez

    4. Shineonme
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      both is possible

    5. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      That's my quandary this week too. Will likely only be until GW10 for either of them.

  4. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    A) Robbo -> Kilman
    B) TAA -> Coufal

    Need funds for Mitro -> Kane

    1. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    2. Dexters Laboratory
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    3. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Is Kilman nailed on yet?

      1. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Not sure tbh but fairly good shot at it

        1. GreennRed
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          Sure if you've 3 nailed on defenders get Kilman but for TAA. Robbo in better form and saves some cash.

    4. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Any other Wolves defender? If not i'd go A

    5. Dirtymeercat666
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    6. Shineonme
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      inwouldnt be getting rid of TAA. You know what will happen if you do that don't you

  5. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Not sure what to do here with 2ft.

    Martinez
    TAA Robbo Ayling
    Salah Son Pulisic Trossard
    Jimenez DCL Watkins

    Button Soucek Taylor Lewis 0.9itb

    Trossard to 6.9 mid? DCL to Ings? Worth getting in a ManCity mid over Pulisic? Will still keep Trent and Robbo.

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Trossard to Foden.

      1. Pukki Party
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        That's a good option and that way i can keep Pulisic, cheers.

        1. Abra Dubravka
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          I wish I could afford this move with Podence, but only got 6.3 for the 5th mid. Maybe this is more pressing than DCL to Ings

    2. Abra Dubravka
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I like it. Also like the DCL to Ings punt although without Rodriguez, no Everton may be a concern

      1. Pukki Party
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Yeah DCL not my biggest concern, just don't think Everton will perform as a team with so many injuries/suspensions.

        1. GreennRed
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          He scored a nice few last season with a much lesser team than now. I'm hoping to hold him until GW9 and hopefully missing players return by then after IB.

  6. Iceball
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Best max 5.3 defender to play along with Chilwell Saiss Lamptey Mithchell (and Martinez in goal)
    A) Zouma - double Chelsea
    B) Cresswell or other WHU
    C) Kilman for cash-but risk
    D) KWP or other SOU

    1. Dirtymeercat666
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I like the look of Cresswell, either him or a cheap 4.5

      1. xHaTr
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Coufal offers better value than Cresswell

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Kilman a good option along with Saiss as it should guarantee you at least one Wolves defender at LCB

    3. Bubbles1985
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Masuaku

  7. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Will Podence play from the first minute this GW?
    I want to do: Podence to Foden. Yesterday Foden played the whole game and that could be a bad sign.

    1. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      He will probably play 2/3 or 3/4 games. No reason not to get him now as he only played 45 against West Ham.

    2. Dirtymeercat666
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Nobody knows, but I would’ve thought Podence would start.

      And yep could be a bad sign, but equally foden could start. This is how it will be if you go for him

    3. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Foden didn't start previous two though, so wouldn't expect him to be rested. Also played decent when he has been on lately.

      I'm a Podence owner to (that's worked out great eh!) and concerned Traore will get his spot this GW, he hasn't started in ages.

  8. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Martinez
    Robertson Chilwell Saiss
    Salah Son James Grealish Sterling
    DCL Watkins

    Forster Dallas Brewster Ferguson

    2 FT, 0.0 itb

    Best use of 2FT:

    1. Sterling >> KDB (save 1FT)
    2. Sterling Watkins >> Foden Kane

    Thanks.

    1. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Great team. 1

      1. FCSB
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Scares me a little going without Kane the next two though...

    2. Shineonme
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      2

  9. Lev Yashin
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    I guess it comes down to:

    A) dams
    B) amford

    1. Dirtymeercat666
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Bamford, just cos he’s just scored a hatrick so confidence will be high, and he’s slightly cheaper

      1. Lev Yashin
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        My kind of logic. Thanks.

      2. Jamizz
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Adams is cheaper though.

    2. The Knights Template
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

      1. Lev Yashin
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        amford it is then.

        Cheers.

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      That Damn Dams

  10. Tinmen
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Folks, Zaha or Pulisic ?

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Zaha on current form but hopefully Pulisic near match fitness and will start racking up the points.

    2. Shineonme
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Zaha 100%

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Zaha, in form, pens, talisman

  11. Jebiga
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    So kilman is not nailed?
    He's recent games are amazing

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I think it is his spot to lose, Saiss more at risk

      1. xHaTr
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Saiss could easily still start at LWB. Nuno never likes to throw new signings straight into the starting 11 so can see Marcal being eased in

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          He could and probably will but if Marcal comes in I think it is at LWB which would put Saiss under more immediate risk than Kilman

  12. Champ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    What do you reckon guys?

    Should I give Mitrovic one last start at home to the baggies before getting rid or just play Foden at West ham

    1. Abra Dubravka
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      1 last chance but can you not play Foden too?

      1. Champ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Thanks. I could but think I will play zaha. It's my own fault...

  13. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    A. Jimenez to Kane for free and start a defense of :

    Semedo - Saiss** - Mitchell** (with a bench of Lamptey and Reece James**)

    OR

    B. Keep Jimenez and do Reece James to Chilwell for free.

  14. Abra Dubravka
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    1FT, £0.8m itb

    Martinez
    TAA, Robbo, Saiss (Taylor, Mitchell)
    Salah, Son, Pulisic, Rodriguez, Podence
    DCL, Jiménez (Brewster)

    A) save FT?
    B) Podence to £6.3m but who?
    C) take hits?

    1. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Save imo

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      C.
      Would sell an expensive and not in great form TAA for a 4.5m defender and go Podence to Grealish/Zaha/Foden for - 4.

      1. Abra Dubravka
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        I think I may do this next week, but want to give Trent one more game after liking what I saw last night, especially if Antonio is out

  15. akhilrajau
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Martinez
    Robortson, Saiss, Mitchell
    Salah, Rodriguez, Zaha, Podence
    Calvert-Lewin, Kane, Ings
    Bench: Peacock-farrel, Bissouma, Taylor, James
    FT: 2 Bank:2.5m
    A. Hamez -> Son ( save 1 Ft for next gw)
    B. Hamsez, podence -> Son, Barkley
    C. Hamez, james -> Son, Cancelo/Castagne
    D. Hamez, podence, james -> Son, Grealish,
    4.1 def -diff to found( -4)
    E. Others

    1. Abra Dubravka
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Amazing team.
      A

      1. akhilrajau
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Thank you

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

      1. akhilrajau
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Thanks

    3. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      D

    4. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      PS What is your TV? Must be insane!

  16. bobwils
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Morning all. Dunno if I missed it but has Dignes red been overturned?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Suspension reduced from three games to one

      1. bobwils
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Thanks Miguel.

  17. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    What is the difference between the FFS Pro Pundits and the Academy thing?

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Syllable count.

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      They don't get paid maybe?

  18. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Which sounds better? Can get either for free

    A: Grealish and Ayling

    B: Barkley and Chilwell

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      That's a good deal!

      A.

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

      A

  19. jim0wheel
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Martinez - (Steer)
    Justin - Saiss - Robertson - (Mitchell) - (Lamptey)
    Podence - Salah - Son - Rodriguez - (Anguissa)
    Ings - Jimenez - Calvert-Lewin

    2 FT - 3.7 ITB

    1. Jimenez -> Kane
    2. Podence -> Grealish
    3. Podence -> Zaha
    4. Jimenez + Podence -> Kane + Foden
    5. Other

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      4

    2. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      2

  20. FPLGeezer
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Can only do one with money itb. Which one?

    A) James > Chillwell

    B) Foden > Zaha

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A.

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

      Easy A

    4. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Savw

  21. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Quite like the Monday to Friday break! Feels like the game week comes around quick!

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      The old normal

  22. Ninjaa
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Not too pleased with my team so far so im planning on wildcarding during the upcoming international break. Who are the essential players to have I for the run up to Christmas with fixtures also in mind. Everton and Manchester United seem the ones with nice fixtures so Fernandes Digne DCL seem obvious choices. Thoughts??

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Bit of City and West Ham too and can keep any Villa or Palace you might already have.

  23. Ninjaa
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Current front 8
    Salah Son Podence Jwp fodder
    Aguero DCL Adams

    Obviously Aguero the priority to get out but for who???. Money no object.

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Kane

  24. davies
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Do we think Liverpool continue to play 4231?

    Thus, making Jota an option?

    Looking for a Barnes replacement...

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Still too early to say. With no CBs they might go a bit more conservative.

      1. GreennRed
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Possibly Henderson will fill in there. That's less risky with Allison playing but not ideal.

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Good question. Also questions at the back with Van Dijk and Fabinho out and Matip is a doubt.

  25. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Best Podence replacement under 7.1M?

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Foden.

      1. Jdpz
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Will he play from the first minute?

        1. GreennRed
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          Not always but getting decent points for that price.

  26. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 1 month ago

    McCarthy, Nyland
    TAA, Taylor, Justin, Konsa, Tierney
    Bruno, Son, JRodriguez, Podence, Bissouma
    Kane, Ings, DCL
    1 free transfer, 1.6M itb.

    A) keep
    B) Podence to Foden
    C) DCL to Antonio
    D) TAA to Chilwell, Podence to Zaha/Grealish
    E) Bruno to Mane

  27. Champions League Varane
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Is having Adams and Ings too much?

    1. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      With the rest of options available, yes. Both good options in isolation though.