Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s top picks for FPL Gameweek 7

Only three players have been given universal backing by the Scout Squad panel, with Gameweek 7 proving to be a divisive set of fixtures.

For those new to the site, this weekly forerunner to the Scout Picks article sees our four-man panel champion the standout Fantasy Premier League assets for the upcoming Gameweek.

Fantasy Football Scout editor David, deputy editor Neale, video content manager Andy and Pro Pundit Tom will each put forward an 18-man squad of players and explain their notable inclusions and omissions below.

The nominations listed will then be whittled down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the earlier-than-usual FPL deadline at 18:30 BST on Friday.

There are requirements for at least:

  • One goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less
  • One sub-£5.0m defender
  • One midfielder listed at £6.5m or below
  • One forward priced at £7.5m or lower

Each panelist is restricted to no more than three players from the same team, as is the case in FPL.

We will again be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks, with details of that revealed on Friday.


 DavidNealeTomAndy
GKEdouard MendyEdouard MendyRui PatricioEdouard Mendy
 EdersonEmiliano MartinezEdouard MendyEderson
 Sam JohnstoneSam JohnstoneSam JohnstoneAlphonse Areola
DFJoao CanceloJoao CanceloAndrew RobertsonTrent Alexander-Arnold
 Ben ChilwellNelson SemedoBen ChilwellSergio Reguilón
 Stuart DallasAndrew RobertsonNelson SemedoBen Chilwell
 Aymeric LaporteReece JamesJoao CanceloRomain Saiss
 Branislav IvanovicNiels NkounkouStuart DallasEzri Konsa
MFSon Heung-minSon Heung-minMohamed SalahSon Heung-min
 Sadio ManeKevin De BruyneSon Heung-minMohamed Salah
 Jack GrealishSadio ManeKevin De BruyneSadio Mane
 James RodriguezChristian PulisicPhil FodenRaheem Sterling
 Jack HarrisonAdemola LookmanJack HarrisonAdemola Lookman
FWHarry KaneHarry KaneHarry KaneHarry Kane
 Michail AntonioDominic Calvert-LewinTimo WernerRaul Jimenez
 Danny IngsRaul JimenezRaul JimenezCallum Wilson
 Dominic Calvert-LewinJamie VardyDanny IngsJamie Vardy
 Callum WilsonOllie WatkinsCallum WilsonOllie Watkins

Most popular picks: Edouard Mendy, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane (four), Sam Johnstone, Joao Cancelo, Ben Chilwell, Sadio Mane, Raul Jimenez, Callum Wilson (three)

DAVID SAID…

I have to say this was one of the most challenging Scout Squad submissions to put together in recent years.

Let’s start in defence, where I have put most of my trust in the backlines of Chelsea and Manchester City.

Frank Lampard’s men face a Burnley outfit that has scored just three times in the first five matches and are currently inside the Premier League’s bottom three for big chances and goal conversion rate, hence my inclusion of Edouard Mendy and Ben Chilwell.

Sheffield United have the same goal tally as the Clarets despite playing one more match, which is why I fancy Manchester City’s defence enough to triple up here. João Cancelo and Aymeric Laporte are the two I am most excited by. That’s because the Blades have conceded more chances down their right flank than any other side this season, while no team has given up more headed chances than them.

Speaking of weak flanks, Leicester have also been experiencing problems down their right-hand side, second only to Sheffield United for chances conceded on that side of the pitch after six Gameweeks. That’s why Stuart Dallas gets the nod for me in Leeds’ defence, while left-winger Jack Harrison is my differential midfielder.

Meanwhile, Branislav Ivanovic is an outside bet considering the improvements he has made to West Bromwich Albion’s defence since making his Premier League debut for them. Despite only playing two matches for the Baggies, he is already second only to Grady Diangana for shots in the box, which may help him against a Fulham side that has not shored up as well as Slaven Bilic’s men have.

Son Heung-min and Harry Kane are virtually auto-inclusions at this rate, considering how effective their partnership is in 2020/21. The South Korean international has involved himself in nine of Kane’s 13 attacking returns thus far, so owning both seems a viable strategy.

Brighton’s defence has been a perplexing one this year, with a relatively admirable figure for expected goals conceded (xGC) but moments of poor concentration have been letting them down. Still without captain and first-choice centre-back Lewis Dunk, I can’t see the Seagulls stopping Son and Kane’s march towards more FPL points in Gameweek 7.

Sadio Mané is my only Liverpool selection for this next round of Scout Squad submissions as the strong state of both West Ham’s defence and attack have convinced me they can hold their hosts at bay on Saturday, but find the net at Anfield too.

Mané still gets the nod though, as I see him as the most likely to break the Hammers down, considering he has the second-best score for minutes per expected goal involvement (xGI) in the Premier League this season and is behind only Dominic Calvert-Lewin for expected goals non-penalty.

There is a huge imbalance in the Southampton defence which can play into Aston Villa’s hands in Gameweek 7. They have conceded 73 crosses from the right-hand side this season, a whopping 46 more than the number given up on the left (27). Dean Smith’s men will have a point to prove at Villa Park on Sunday afternoon, so the fact that their most effective player Jack Grealish will line up against Southampton’s weaker side is sure to help.

Even though there is currently some uncertainty surrounding Michail Antonio‘s fitness for Gameweek 7, I have included him nonetheless. Liverpool’s defence was poor this season even before they lost Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho to injury.

NEALE SAID…

Whatever the opposite of an irresistible force meeting an immovable object is, it’s Fulham v West Bromwich Albion. Both clubs have conceded a joint-league-high 14 goals this season and are struggling at the other end of the pitch, with the Baggies having created only one big chance all season. Like Alan Partridge musing on the School for the Deaf, it’s difficult to work out whether there will be goals or otherwise.

Albion have shown signs of improvement at the back over the last two Gameweeks, at least, and Sam Johnstone should be good for a save point even if the Baggies’ defence is breached: a high proportion of Fulham’s chances are from distance, while tame, looping Aleksandar Mitrovic headers do seem to account for a lot of the Cottagers’ shots on target.

If the deadlock is to be broken, then the impressive Ademola Lookman could be the man to unpick the visitors’ backline. I backed him in the Scout Squad last week and he couldn’t have come much closer to scoring, hitting the woodwork twice against Palace.

Sheffield United’s concession of a high number of chances from their right flank and a rest for Joao Cancelo in midweek leads me to nominate the Portuguese full-back for Manchester City’s trip to Bramall Lane, while the low block that the Blades will no doubt employ may require some Kevin De Bruyne magic from deep for Pep Guardiola’s side.

Ben Chilwell looked a little tired on Wednesday and I do wonder whether he might be handed a breather at Turf Moor this weekend, particularly if Frank Lampard opts for more of an aerial threat at left-back to combat a direct Burnley side. He is probably my first-choice Chelsea defender but Reece James, who admittedly himself is hardly a nailed pick, is a relatively fresh option after a benching in the Champions League and his bonus point magnetism means he has a great chance of hauling when those starts do come.

Speaking of full-backs who I’m not certain will start, I’ve included Niels Nkounkou as my fifth defender purely to enter his name into the discussion for this weekend. Carlo Ancelotti may opt for the experience of Fabian Delph at left-back instead but the Italian is usually (James Rodriguez aside) up front with his team news and may give us an indication one way or another whether the £4.0m FPL defender will get the nod to deputise for Lucas Digne against a Newcastle side that have been toothless in attack for much of the season, despite somehow scoring eight goals.

TOM SAID…

With uncertainty surrounding who Nuno Espírito Santo considers as Wolverhampton Wanderers’ first-choice left-sided centre-back and wing-back, I’ve settled on Rui Patrício and Nélson Semedo in this week’s squad, both of whom looks assured of starts against Crystal Palace. Despite being denied a third consecutive clean sheet late on in Gameweek 6, Wolves limited their opponents Newcastle United to just two shots in the box, which bodes well for a shut-out on Friday night.

I’ve also opted for a defensive double-up at Chelsea, via Edouard Mendy and Ben Chilwell. The Blues have now kept four clean sheets in their last five matches in all competitions and travel to a Burnley side who have managed just three league goals all season. Chilwell could be in line for attacking returns too: since Gameweek 4, no defender can match him for touches, successful crosses, created chances or expected assists (xA). 

They’re joined at the back by Sam Johnstone, Andrew Robertson, João Cancelo and Stuart Dallas.

The Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea attacking selections largely speak for themselves, so I’ll spend a bit more time talking through some of my other picks.

While the loss of Manchester City’s two main strikers is a blow, their 3-0 midweek win at Marseille highlighted that they can still score goals in their absence. Kevin De Bruyne was once again pulling the strings and finished the game with two assists, while Phil Foden looked sharp operating from the left. If he were to start in a similar role at Bramall Lane it would certainly heighten his appeal, bearing in mind Sheffield United have given up a whopping 30 chances down their right-side so far this season, at least five more than any other team in the division. 

I’ve also included Leeds United’s Jack Harrison in the budget midfielder slot. The 23-year-old has already scored at Liverpool and supplied an assist at Sheffield United, and will be up against Leicester City’s right flank, which can be got at, as evidenced by Jack Grealish and Pablo Fornals’ performances against them in recent weeks.

The offensive list is completed by Raul Jiménez, Danny Ings and Callum Wilson.

ANDY SAID…

While FPL managers continue to speculate on whether Romain Saïss will keep his place, he continues ticking along with clean sheet points. Despite Wilfried Zaha continuing to return, this is another match that looks primed for a Wolves shut-out.

Ademola Lookman has been heavily involved since he made his Fulham debut in Gameweek 4. In the last two Gameweeks, he’s played 180 minutes, and only four players have attempted more shots in the box than Lookman’s five. While West Brom may have improved defensively in the last two matches, I’m not ready to remove their whipping boys’ tag and think this could be a good fixture for Fulham.

With Seamus Coleman looking like he’ll miss out in Gameweek 7 and Lucas Digne being suspended, it might not be the worst time to play Everton from an attacking point of view. It also helps that they’ve conceded two goals in each of their last three games. Only six players have a higher expected goal involvement than Callum Wilson so far this season and Newcastle will see a good opportunity with the number of suspensions and injuries Everton are suffering from.

I’ve been impressed with Sadio Mané so far both from the eye test and a stats perspective. Only Dominic Calvert-Lewin has a higher non-penalty xG so far this season with Mané at 4.03 and Calvert-Lewin at 4.27. When you see that Mane has played 100 fewer minutes than Mohamed Salah, it’s even more impressive. Salah is creating more, but from a goal threat perspective, Mané has been a little more efficient so far. Without being able to rely on penalties, Mané may even be the better option right now.

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

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508 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    A. Havertz to Grealish
    B. keep Haverz one more gw

    1. ElChapo
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      i'd hold.

    2. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      B

    3. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      B until he s injured

  2. In a Rush
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Any advice on this lot please?
    1ft 6M Itb

    Martínez
    Ayling pva reguilon
    Salah Grealish son Rodriguez Foden
    Dcl Maupay

    Button kwp Lamptey Brewster

    Haven’t taken a hit for a few weeks I want Maupay out could go straight to Kane but would like to be different. Also getting a bit frustrated by Rodriguez flags.

    Is Rodriguez Maupay ➡️ Rashford Werner crazy? -4
    Cheers

    1. ElChapo
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      Maupay to Kane all day..

      I'd probably be starting KWP over Ayling aswell, but people seem to be quiet high on Leeds Def.

      1. In a Rush
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 15 hours ago

        Fair comment re kwp I guess the fact I want returns from Grealish is putting me off.

        1. ElChapo
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 14 hours ago

          I'd say it's close between KWP and Ayling - and i'd say that having either of them as first sub is definitely not a bad position to be in in case of a rodriguez no show,

    2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      Maupay to Kane

      1. In a Rush
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 15 hours ago

        Cheers it does seem sensible but it’s the threat of Rodriguez not playing that’s getting to me as well.

    3. OleGGMU
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I like those moves, breaks template and puts in players that are performing but are being overlooked purelg due to loyalty to the template and fear of going against the trend.
      If not werner, another severely overlooked is danny ings , eho has been ticking alot since the spurs game and still quite overlooked.

      The most overlooked player in fpl this season by ALL pundits from lateriser to the fpl family and so on is patrick bamford

      This season is unpredictable and imo will favor those who have courage rather than take the sheep route

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Che Adams better value than Danny Ings. They've both been looking good

        1. In a Rush
          • 4 Years
          25 days, 14 hours ago

          I like Adams too I started the season with him and lost faith too soon really but surely ings or Werner the better pick?

      2. In a Rush
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Cheers for your lengthy feedback.This is how I like to play going against the grain a bit and I’ve still got some of the most owned players as well. Ings is the other player I’ve been considering instead of Kane or Werner.

  3. Oooo Matron
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Any thoughts here? Two free transfers & 0.0 itb.

    McCarthy
    Robertson Semedo Chillwell
    Salah Son Grealish Rodriguez
    Kane DCL Maupay

    Subs: Konsa, Anguissa, Lamperty

    1. ElChapo
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      rodriguez > Zaha or Foden

  4. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    RMT, What to do here?
    McCarthy (Steer)
    TAA Saiss KWP(Justin)(Mitchell)
    Salah Son Grealish Hamez (Bissouma)
    Kane Ings Maupay

    1ft,0.2 itb

    A) Maupay to Bamford/Antonio
    B) TAA to Chilwell
    C) Save

    If I save then I'll probably do A and B both next week anyway.

    1. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      C

    2. ElChapo
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      good enough matchups to hold the transfer this week

  5. Oooo Matron
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Best one week punt on a striker under 6.5?

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      Mitrovic

    2. Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      Mitro

    3. yakirh
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      Bamford or Mitro

    4. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      Wilson

    5. OleGGMU
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Bamford period
      Mitro the troll of the season, put in at your own peril

      1. Oooo Matron
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        As a Fulham fan I know! Mitro has been terrible last two, but ultimately if we've ever gonna win he'll have to be involved. Only striker Fulham have!

  6. AC Yew
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    How would you improve this team:

    McCarthy
    TAA Saiss Justin
    Son Salah Grealish Zaha Jorginho
    Ings DCL
    Steer Lamptey Maupay Ferguson

    1FT 1.9 ITB

    Following moves worth a -4. TAA, Maupay --> Kane and Chilwell?

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      I think so

  7. ankj70
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Aguero to:

    1) vardy
    2) Werner
    3) jimi
    4) Ings

    Have Kane and DCL

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      4

    2. yakirh
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      I would consider 2 transfers:
      Aguero & 4.5 mid -> Brewster & Sterling/KDB

    3. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Vardy

  8. Starky22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Martinez
    Saiss TAA KWP
    Salah(C) Barkley Pulisic Son
    Kane DCL Jimi

    Forster Lamptey Bissouma 3.9

    0.0itb. 2FT...

    A. Burn?
    B. TAA to Chilwell
    C. TAA and Saiss to Chilwell and Cancelo/Dias

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      I would prefer Ings to Jimi long term
      so maybe Jimi to Ings

      1. Starky22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Jimi to Antonio pencilled in next week!

  9. Manani
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    save FT?
    Martinez 4.0
    James TAA Saiss Mitchell Lamperty
    Salah Son Foden Podence Barnes
    Kane DCL Brewster

    1FT 2.8m ITB

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 15 hours ago

      Podence/Barnes to Grealish imo

  10. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Bench 1
    A) KWP
    B) Justin
    C) Maupay

  11. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Mitchell yellow?

    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Wolves cp game started a day earlier?

      1. Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Yellow flag on FPL site

  12. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 15 hours ago

    Bruno or Rashford?

    I was ready to board the Rashford hype train last night. But the members area stats have made things tricky. Bruno is killing Rashford on underlying stats.

    Same number of goal attempts, the most chances created of any player in the game, extremely high baseline bonus. He's crushing Rashford on every stat except non-penalty xG, touches inside the box and shots inside the box.

    That 1m saved would allow me to do James > Chilwell next week which is quite a nice upgrade for piece of mind. But getting the right MUN player has to be priority.

    1. No Salah
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Bruno, much more consistent.

    2. Firmino
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Wait til GW9 and assess

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Not waiting. It's this week. By GW9 I might have both!

    3. ASOUSA12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Bruno is the best asset in the game!

      1. OleGGMU
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        LMFAO Son, Kane, DCL, Bamford say hello
        even as a utd fan

        1. doher.ty
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            Salah, Mane, KDB all say hi as well.

        2. doher.ty
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            This is not true lol

            1. ASOUSA12
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              Nobody has higher points per game since he came to the league!

              1. doher.ty
                  25 days, 14 hours ago

                  This isn't true either.

          • Baines on Toast...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            Bruno all day every day. He will assist all of Rashford's goals and score a lot himself.

        3. thepirates
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 15 hours ago

          2FT, 0ITB. Roll FT?

          Martinez - 4.0
          Chillwell - Taa - Kilman
          Pulisic - Salah - Son - Hamez
          DCL - Kane - Watkins

          Mitchell - Lamptey - Stephens

        4. Whits
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          25 days, 15 hours ago

          Sell one:

          A. R.James
          B. Saiss

          1. linkafu
            • 1 Year
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            A

          2. doher.ty
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              Has to be A - way too much of a rotation risk

          3. BENOIT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            No updates from the Nuno press conference?

            1. Wolves Ay We
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              No injuries

          4. yakirh
            • 4 Years
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            Which one to play?
            A. Bissaka
            B. Justin
            C. Kyle walker Pieters

            1. fr3d
              • 3 Years
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              Kyle walker erik Pieters

            2. linkafu
              • 1 Year
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              C

          5. Silecro
            • 3 Years
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            High praise from Lamps.
            Pulisic hatty this GW confirmed.

            1. linkafu
              • 1 Year
              25 days, 14 hours ago

          6. linkafu
            • 1 Year
            25 days, 14 hours ago

            Help:

            A Grealish, Werner to Barkley Kane

            B Robertson, Werner to James Kane

            C Mitrovic, Werner to Brewster Kane

            Expect Werner to be bench

            1. doher.ty
                25 days, 14 hours ago

                Kane's fixture turn in two gws so just be aware that it's most likely a short-term move. If you think Werner is benched than C the best of the bench.

                Grealish had two shots cleared off the line last game - he's playing really well, wouldn't want to lose him.

              • hustler7
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                25 days, 14 hours ago

                What makes you think Werner benched?

            2. joeleenus
              • 5 Years
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              Hey all, all advice greatly appreciated. 2 free transfers and 0.2 in the bank. WC in fact as are all other cards. Hovering around the top of all my leagues. What would you do with this:

              Ryan (Button)
              TAA - Regulion - Justin (KWP - Mitchell)
              Salah - Son - Rodriguez - Podence (Bissouma)
              Werner - Ings - Jiminez

              1. fr3d
                • 3 Years
                25 days, 14 hours ago

                Might be time to WC soon. Ryan, TAA, Reguilon, Justin, Mitchell, Podence, Werner, Jimenez on the chopping block

                1. joeleenus
                  • 5 Years
                  25 days, 14 hours ago

                  Ta, I was weighing that up but often use as last resort...

                  1. Russell
                    • 7 Years
                    25 days, 14 hours ago

                    I'd wait until you have a pile of injuries, don't waste it when some of those have decent fixtures this week.

                    Maybe Ryan --> Mendy and Podence to Lookman?

                    This takes you to IB with a decent team and then you can reassess.

            3. ASOUSA12
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              Guys,

              Any help appreciated

              2FT
              £2.4M ITB

              McCarthy

              Robbo TAA Ayling
              Fernandes Foden Havertz Son
              DCL Werner Adams

              Steer Mitchell Bissouma Vinagre

              1) Vinagre -> Kilman this GW and Foden + Werner -> De Bruyne + Antonio next GW
              2) Foden + Werner -> De Bruyne + Antonio this GW

              Any other potential moves?

              1. Captain_Shirokov
                • 2 Years
                25 days, 14 hours ago

                god, why on earth would you be considering Werner out atm?

                1. ASOUSA12
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  25 days, 14 hours ago

                  I see more value in the future in a Chelsea midfielder than in Werner, specially if Jorginho keeps penalties

                2. In a Rush
                  • 4 Years
                  25 days, 14 hours ago

                  Yes I don’t understand why everyone wants to ditch Werner now I’m thinking of bringing him in!

              2. dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                25 days, 14 hours ago

                TAA and Kai to Chilwell and Mo/Mane

                1. ASOUSA12
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  25 days, 14 hours ago

                  Double Liv defence is the diferential i'll have till the end of the season to compensate for no Mo / Mane

                  1. dbeck
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    25 days, 14 hours ago

                    doesnt sound overly fluid, what needs to happen for you tp jump off TAA?

                    1. ASOUSA12
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      25 days, 14 hours ago

                      Nothing, last season it happened the same. They will be close to 200 points again this season, so the less points they have scored so far the better, meaning that i should expect more points.

                      1. dbeck
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        such flawed logic

                        1. ASOUSA12
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          they will get 15-20 CS, no doubt about that. Allison is way more important to their defence than Van Dijk.

                          The only worry would be to their attacking output due to Jota's introduction and disruption in their style of play

                          1. Zim0
                            • 2 Years
                            25 days, 14 hours ago

                            Very high doubts they'll get 15 clean sheets. They barely got to 15 last year. Im expecting more like 10 this year

                      2. Zim0
                        • 2 Years
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        Lol what? They're not guaranteed to get 200 points 😆 u want them trent to start doing well right now or hes overpriced

                        1. ASOUSA12
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          So i guess you're expecting Son and Kane to hit at least 300 points in the end of the season and TAA to have a really poor season.

                          Player points will revert to the mean when the sample size increases

                          1. Zim0
                            • 2 Years
                            25 days, 14 hours ago

                            Only ur weird logic would make u think like that 😆 i still expect them to do well but over 200 points seems hard even for them right now. I have them both so i hope I'm wrong

                      3. Flair
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        You're funny.

            4. Captain_Shirokov
              • 2 Years
              25 days, 14 hours ago

              Best Maupay replacement?

              A) Antonio (injury concern, when is WHU's presser?)
              B) Bamford (he's...well, he's Patrick Bamford. Yuck.)
              C) Adams (pound-store Ings, think it has to be Ings or nothing from Soton)

              Thoughts?

              1. doher.ty
                  25 days, 14 hours ago

                  I would keep Maupay for the next three or until Antonio is confirmed fit (after this week).

                  1. Captain_Shirokov
                    • 2 Years
                    25 days, 14 hours ago

                    keeping Maupay means burning a free transfer

                    1. doher.ty
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        No other moves you can make? I'd honestly want Antonio of them all and this Maupay has a good enough fixture to justify waiting until GW8 of Antonio.

                  2. Silecro
                    • 3 Years
                    25 days, 14 hours ago

                    considered Wilson?

                    Bamford is best of those options

                    1. dbeck
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      25 days, 14 hours ago

                      +1 for Wilson

                • Bad Klopp
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  25 days, 14 hours ago

                  Afternoon!

                  Current team is:

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

                  With 2 FTs (1.3 ITB)

                  Considering: JRod + Costa > Rashford + Lookman

                  Have DCL for Everton coverage. Costa too costly for a bit part player in my team. On the otherhand, Lookman is looking lively and statistically dominates Costa over the previous 2 GWs. Rashford is in great form.

                  Thoughts?

                • doher.ty
                    25 days, 14 hours ago

                    My Backline ATM:

                    Martinez
                    Saiss, Castagna, Justin, Lamptey, Mitchell

                    I'm not worried about Saiss being a rotation risk but their fixtures do turn. Would you do any of the following?

                    A - Martinez to Mendy
                    B - Saiss to Chilwell (hard as Saiss has a good fixture)
                    C - Castagna to Chilwell

                    1. Captain_Shirokov
                      • 2 Years
                      25 days, 14 hours ago

                      Maybe C as you already have Justin. But won't Justin be dropped for Perreira again soon?

                      1. doher.ty
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          I was reading that Perreira is behind schedule + I rotate Justin and Lamptey so if he's out sooner at least I have someone to cover.

                          Realistically my whole D line needs to change over the next couple of gws as most of them have swings in fixtures.

                    2. TheGrumpyManager
                      • 3 Years
                      25 days, 14 hours ago

                      hi managers!
                      I have 2ft and really dont know what to do (0,5itb). I was thinking bringing Target for coady and in GW8 Balbuena and Rashford for TAA and Podence.

                      Thoughts?

                      My line up
                      Ryan
                      Taa Coady KWP
                      Sterling Podence Salah Son
                      Kane Adams DCL

                      Brantwhite Mitchel Romeou

                    3. Pukki Party
                      • 3 Years
                      25 days, 14 hours ago

                      Thoughts here? 2ft 0.9itb and no major issues.

                      Martinez
                      TAA Robbo Ayling
                      Salah Son Pulisic Trossard
                      Jimenez DCL Watkins

                      Button Lewis Soucek Taylor

                      A) Trossard to Foden
                      B) Get in Rashford/Fernandes
                      C) Get in KDB/Sterling

                      B and C would involve getting Pulisic out i guess.

                      1. dbeck
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        with B can you do Trent down and Tross up to Rash?

                        1. Pukki Party
                          • 3 Years
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          Not enough cash

                          1. Pukki Party
                            • 3 Years
                            25 days, 14 hours ago

                            Actually counted wrong, can get Rashford and a 4.8 def.

                    4. Stram Dunk
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      25 days, 14 hours ago

                      Start Foden or Podence?

                      1. Inazuma X1
                        • 3 Years
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        Lol

                      2. big_cliff
                        • 5 Years
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        Foden. Everytime.

                      3. Stram Dunk
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        25 days, 14 hours ago

                        Cheers 🙂

                      4. Saka_me_sideways
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          Easy one, Foden for me

                      5. Lacazette Player
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          Who would you bench out of this lot?
                          A) Hamez
                          B) Grealish
                          C) DCL
                          D) Bamford
                          E) Pulisic

                        • mattwroe180
                          • 2 Years
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          Guys help... how do I get Kane into this with 2 FT's?

                          McCarthy, Martin
                          Lamptey, Taylor, Mitchell, Justin, Saiss
                          Salah, KDB, Foden, Son, Rodrigeuz
                          DCL, Bamford, Jimenez

                          Any thoughts??

                        • Pep Roulette
                          • 3 Years
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          Sell Johnson or Ferguson?

                        • gooberman
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          25 days, 14 hours ago

                          1 week punt before that player becomes Antonio.

                          A) Mitrovic (WBA)
                          B) Bamford (LEI)

                          1. dbeck
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            25 days, 14 hours ago

                            b

                          2. Lacazette Player
                              25 days, 14 hours ago

                              B

                            • Bonus magnet
                              • 3 Years
                              24 days, 16 hours ago

                              A