International Football

Which FPL players are on international duty and when ahead of Gameweek 9

The final international break of the calendar year is underway, with over 200 Premier League players in action for their nations over the next week.

Some international sides are again cramming in a triple-header of games over this period and, as was the case in September and October, a handful of Fantasy assets will be taking part in all three of their respective countries’ matches.

Fatigue is certainly a concern ahead of Gameweek 9, then, be it through on-field exertions on the continent or due to long-haul flights back from further afield.

As was the case last month, a host of European teams – including England – are scheduled to contest UEFA Nations League games on Wednesday evening.

Gameweek 9 begins less than 72 hours after these matches have been played, with Newcastle United v Chelsea the Saturday lunchtime kick-off.

The main concern might be the number of World Cup qualifiers held in South America, however.

The likes of James Rodriguez (£7.9m), Richarlison (£7.8m), Roberto Firmino (£9.2m), Thiago Silva (£5.5m) and Alex Telles (£5.5m) will have to endure long-distance flights back from their respective countries after being in action late on Tuesday night or in the early hours of Wednesday morning (UK time).

After the international break in October, Rodriguez, Richarlison and Firmino all started their clubs’ Gameweek 5 fixture (the early-afternoon Merseyside derby) but Thiago was rested by Chelsea.

Players such as Sadio Mane (£12.0m), Mohamed Salah (£12.4m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.3m) are all in African Cup of Nations qualifying duty over the coming days, meanwhile.

The likes of Raul Jimenez (£8.4m) and Son Heung-min (£9.6m) have an easier ride, however, with Mexico and South Korea among the teams in friendly action in Europe.

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The rest of this article is dedicated to a club-by-club rundown on which assets will be away from their Premier League sides over the next week, also detailing the dates in which these players will be competing for their respective countries.

ARSENAL

  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Gabon – Nov 12 + 16
  • Hector Bellerin – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Mohamed Elneny – Egypt – Nov 14 + 17
  • Gabriel – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Sead Kolasinac – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Bernd Leno – Germany – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Ainsley Maitland-Niles – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Eddie Nketiah – England under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Nicolas Pépé – Ivory Coast – Nov 12 + 17
  • Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson – Iceland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Bukayo Saka – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Kieran Tierney – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Granit Xhaka – Switzerland – Nov 11 + 14 + 17

ASTON VILLA

  • Jack Grealish – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Conor Hourihane – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Lovre Kalinic – Croatia – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Douglas Luiz – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Emiliano Martínez – Argentina – Nov 13 + 18
  • John McGinn – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Tyrone Mings – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Marvelous Nakamba – Zimbabwe – Nov 12 + 16
  • Bertrand Traoré – Burkina Faso – Nov 12 + 17
  • Trezeguet – Egypt – Nov 14 + 17

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

  • Yves Bissouma – Mali – Nov 13 + 17
  • Tariq Lamptey – England Under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Jeff Molumby – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Joël Veltman – Netherlands – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Andi Zeqiri – Swizerland under-21s – Nov 12 + 16

BURNLEY

  • Robbie Brady – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Johann Berg Gudmundsson – Iceland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Kevin Long – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Dwight McNeil – England Under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Bailey Peacock-Farrell  – Northern Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Nick Pope – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Matej Vydra – Czech Republic – Nov 11 + 15 + 18

CHELSEA

  • Tammy Abraham – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Kepa Arrizabalaga – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Ben Chilwell – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Andreas Christensen – Denmark – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Billy Gilmour – Scotland under-21s – Nov 12 + 17
  • Olivier Giroud – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi – England under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Reece James – England – Nov 12
  • Jorginho – Italy – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • N’Golo Kanté – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Mateo Kovačić – Croatia – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Édouard Mendy – Senegal – Nov 11 + 15
  • Mason Mount – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Emerson Palmieri – Italy – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Antonio Rüdiger – Germany – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Thiago Silva – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Timo Werner – Germany – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Hakim Ziyech – Morocco – Nov 13 + 17
  • Kurt Zouma – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17

CRYSTAL PALACE

  • Jordan Ayew – Ghana – Nov 12 + 17
  • Michy Batshuayi – Belgium – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Christian Benteke – Belgium – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Eberechi Eze – England under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Cheikhou Kouyaté – Senegal – Nov 11 + 15
  • Jeffrey Schlupp – Ghana – Nov 12 + 17
  • Patrick van Aanholt – Netherlands – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Wilfried Zaha – Ivory Coast – Nov 12 + 17

EVERTON

  • Allan – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Cenk Tosun – Turkey – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Tom Davies – England Under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Lucas Digne – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Ben Godfrey – England Under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Alex Iwobi – Nigeria – Nov 13 + 17
  • Michael Keane – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Yerry Mina – Colombia – Nov 13 + 17
  • Robin Olsen – Sweden – Nov 14 + 17
  • Jordan Pickford – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Richarlison – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson – Iceland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • James Rodríguez – Colombia – Nov 13 + 17
  • João Virgínia – Portugal Under-21s – Nov 12 + 15 + 18

FULHAM

  • Ola Aina – Nigeria – Nov 13 + 17
  • Bobby Decordova-Reid – Jamaica – Nov 14 + 17
  • Michael Hector – Jamaica – Nov 14 + 17
  • Stefan Johansen – Norway – Nov 15 + 18
  • Neeskens Kebano – DR Congo – Nov 14 + 17
  • Aleksandar Mitrović – Serbia – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Tim Ream – USA – Nov 12 + 16
  • Antonee Robinson – USA – Nov 12 + 16
  • Marek Rodák – Slovakia – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Andre-Franck Zambo Anguissa – Cameroon – Nov 12 + 17

LEEDS UNITED

  • Ezgjan Alioski – North Macedonia – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Liam Cooper – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Stuart Dallas – Northern Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Mateusz Klich – Poland – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Robin Koch – Germany – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Illan Meslier – France Under-21s – Nov 12 + 16
  • Tyler Roberts – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18

LEICESTER CITY

  • Jonny Evans – Northern Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • James Justin – England Under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Kelechi Iheanacho – Nigeria – Nov 13 + 17
  • Dennis Praet – Belgium – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Kasper Schmeichel – Denmark – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Youri Tielemans – Belgium – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Cengiz Ünder – Turkey – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Danny Ward – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18

LIVERPOOL

  • Alisson – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Roberto Firmino – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Jordan Henderson – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Curtis Jones – England under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Diogo Jota – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Caoimhin Kelleher – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Naby Keïta – Guinea – Nov 11 + 17
  • Sadio Mane – Senegal – Nov 11 + 17
  • Takumi Minamino – Japan – Nov 13 + 17
  • Andrew Robertson – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Mohamed Salah – Egypt – Nov 14 + 17
  • Xherdan Shaqiri – Switzerland – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Kostas Tsimikas – Greece – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Georginio Wijnaldum – Netherlands – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Neco Williams – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Rhys Williams – England Under-21s – Nov 13 + 17

MANCHESTER CITY

  • Nathan Aké – Netherlands – Nov 11 + 15 + 18*
  • Kevin De Bruyne – Belgium – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • João Cancelo – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Rúben Dias – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Ederson – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Phil Foden – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Eric Garcia – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Ilkay Gundogan – Germany – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Gabriel Jesus – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Riyad Mahrez – Algeria – Nov 12 + 16
  • Rodri – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Bernardo Silva – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Zach Steffen – USA – Nov 12 + 16
  • Raheem Sterling – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Ferran Torres – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Kyle Walker – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Oleksandr Zinchenko – Ukraine – Nov 11 + 14 + 17

    *withdrew after first match

MANCHESTER UNITED

  • Eric Bailly – Ivory Coast – Nov 12 + 17
  • Edinson Cavani – Uruguay – Nov 13 + 17
  • David De Gea – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Dean Henderson – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Bruno Fernandes – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Daniel James – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Victor Lindelöf – Sweden – Nov 14 + 17
  • Harry Maguire – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Anthony Martial – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Scott McTominay – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Paul Pogba – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Alex Telles – Brazil – Nov 14 + 17
  • Donny van de Beek – Netherlands – Nov 11 + 15 + 18

NEWCASTLE UNITED

  • Miguel Almirón – Paraguay – Nov 12 + 17
  • Jeff Hendrick – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Emil Krafth – Sweden – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Jamal Lewis – Northern Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Fabian Schär – Switzerland – Nov 11 + 17

SHEFFIELD UNITED

  • Ethan Ampadu – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Sander Berge – Norway – Nov 15 + 18
  • Rhian Brewster – England under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Oliver Burke – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • John Egan – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Oliver McBurnie – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Aaron Ramsdale – England under-21s – Nov 13 + 17

SOUTHAMPTON

  • Stuart Armstrong – Scotland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Jan Bednarek – Poland – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Ibrahima Diallo – France under-21s – Nov 12 + 16
  • Moussa Djenepo – Mali – Nov 13 + 17
  • Michael Obafemi – Republic of Ireland under-21s – Nov 15 + 18
  • Jannik Vestergaard – Denmark – Nov 15 + 18

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

  • Toby Alderweireld – Belgium – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Serge Aurier – Ivory Coast – Nov 12 + 17
  • Gareth Bale – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Ben Davies – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Eric Dier – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Matt Doherty – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Gedson Fernandes – Portugal under-21s – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – Denmark – Nov 18
  • Son Heung-min – South Korea – Nov 14 + 17
  • Harry Kane – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Hugo Lloris – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Giovani Lo Celso – Argentina – Nov 13 + 18
  • Sergio Reguilón – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Joe Rodon – Wales – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Davinson Sánchez – Colombia – Nov 13 + 17
  • Moussa Sissoko – France – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Harry Winks – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18

WEST BROMWICH ALBION

  • Semi Ajayi – Nigeria – Nov 13 + 17
  • Conor Gallagher – England under-21s – Nov 13 + 17
  • Kamil Grosicki – Poland – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Dara O’Shea – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18

WEST HAM UNITED

  • Fabián Balbuena – Paraguay – Nov 12 + 17
  • Said Benrahma – Algeria – Nov 12 + 16
  • Vladimír Coufal – Czech Republic – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Lukasz Fabianski – Poland – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Sebastien Haller – Ivory Coast – Nov 12 + 17
  • Darren Randolph – Republic of Ireland – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Declan Rice – England – Nov 12 + 15 + 18
  • Tomáš Souček – Czech Republic – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Andriy Yarmolenko – Ukraine – Nov 11 + 14 + 17

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

  • Willy Boly – Ivory Coast – Nov 12 + 17
  • Leander Dendoncker – Belgium – Nov 11 + 15 + 18
  • Raúl Jiménez – Mexico – Nov 14 + 17
  • João Moutinho – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Pedro Neto – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Rúben Neves – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Owen Otasowie – USA – Nov 12 + 16
  • Rui Patrício – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Romain Saïss – Morocco – Nov 13 + 17
  • Nélson Semedo – Portugal – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Adama Traoré – Spain – Nov 11 + 14 + 17
  • Vitinha – Portugal under-21s – Nov 12 + 15 + 18

WITHDRAWN THROUGH INJURY/ILLNESS

  • Rayan Ait Nouri – Wolverhampton Wanderers/France under-21s
  • Nathan Aké – Manchester City/Netherlands
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold – Liverpool/England
  • Steve Bergwijn – Tottenham Hotspur/Netherlands
  • Conor Coady – Wolverhampton Wanderers/England
  • Seamus Coleman – Everton/Republic of Ireland
  • Aaron Connolly – Brighton and Hove Albion/Republic of Ireland
  • Wesley Fofana – Leicester City/France under-21s
  • Ryan Fraser – Newcastle United/Scotland
  • Joe Gomez – Liverpool/England
  • James McCarthy – Crystal Palace/Republic of Ireland (family reasons)
  • Luka Milivojevic – Crystal Palace/Serbia
  • Christian Pulisic – Chelsea/USA
  • Marcus Rashford – Manchester United/England
  • Callum Robinson – West Bromwich Albion/Republic of Ireland
  • Enda Stevens – Sheffield United/Republic of Ireland
  • Leandro Trossard – Brighton and Hove Albion/Belgium
  • James Ward-Prowse – Southampton/England

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462 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Dr Mulholland
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Is it possible that TAA could play in gameweek 9??

    1. Voodoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yes

    2. Black Knights
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Anything is possible, but local news were suggesting he could miss 4 weeks/6 games.

      1. Dr Mulholland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks for your replies.

        From Klopp's quotes, its plain that TAA isn't fit to play during the international break.

        However no concrete info that I can find to predict beyond that.

        1. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Yeah very much guesswork at the moment. I have TAA and Callum Wilson, plus Podence and Saiss i’m keen to change, so will wait for confirmed info before using my 2FTs.

    3. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Extremely reliable Merseyside journalist Paul Joyce has said he'll miss 4 weeks, 2 of which will be IB. So I'd almost say it's 100% guaranteed he won't play GW9.

  2. Rondon9
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Good to go gents?

    Martinez
    Chilwell Coufal Semedo
    Salah Grealish Son Bruno
    Kane DCL Bamford

    4m - Lamptey Mitchell Reed

    0FT 0.1ITB

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Similar

      Martinez
      Chilwell Cancelo James
      Salah Grealish Ziyech Bruno
      Kane DCL Richarlison

      4m - Lamptey Mitchell Bissouma

      1. Rondon9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Great team mate

    2. Voodoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      You must have a good team value? Nice team.

      1. Voodoo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Sorry, perhaps not, miscalculated.

      2. Rondon9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        103.1 TV, pretty avg i think

  3. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Feel like he has flown under the radar but Vestegaard has recorded 6+ points in the last 6 gameweeks, the only player in the entire game to do so this season. Remarkable for any player let alone a 4.7 defender.

    1. Dr Mulholland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yeah I've started to notice him too. Just Saint's defence is a bit unpredictable. One week, two weeks later bad.

      1. Dr Mulholland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        *One wk good, then two bad

    2. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yes doing well, noticed him mentioned the other day too (see link below) but hasn't really been someone I'd considered until now. As you say nice price.

      https://www.premierleague.com/news/1887182

    3. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yes but most of us already own McCarthy or KWP, and not keen on a Saints defensive double up.

  4. GROBARI
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Football in Serbia needs to be over after this. The country that are very good in every sports,in football we are s***..20 YEARS we cant gualify for EURO. 20 YEARS!

      1. BUZZBOMB
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Over the moon Grob. I was 27 when Scotland last qualified. Will be 50 when Euros happen next year. A long time waiting and in tears tonight. Keep the faith bro.

        1. King Henrik
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Same here mate. Absolutely buzzin, Christie was on fire, Cant believe we did it !!

        2. GROBARI
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Good luck to your country bro. Today you played better than us for 80 minutes. We had that lucky goal by Jovic but at the end penalties are just luck. It hurts me because we cant gualify for EURO,unlike for World Cup when we played 3 of last 4 World cups. Again good luck to Scotland and enjoy the moment

        3. Camino Aleatorio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Serbia is quality. Keep chopping wood.

      2. Tony Martial
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Planning this in GW 10 thoughts?

        Kane,Son,Bowen ➡️ Brewster,KDB,Bruno -8

        1. SuperG
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Don’t make a change this week and then it’ll only cost you four

        2. Runaway
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          If you are planning to play Brewster week in week out, it is a terrible idea at all.
          If not, I would keep the Son > KDB part for the next week and it would only cost -4.

      3. tbhogal
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Got 2 freebies, please help guys! Torn between getting Ziyech and Bruno. Which option is best A or B ?

        A) Foden > Ziyech + Saiss > Coufal
        B) Son > Bruno + Saiss > Coufal

        Martinez (Steer)
        Chilwell, Robbo, Lamptey (Saiss, Mitchell)
        Podence, Salah, Son, Grealish (Foden)
        Bamford, DCL, Kane..

        1. Runaway
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          A) I would normally prefer Bruno over Ziyech in isolation but Son+Ziyech looks better than Foden+Bruno

      4. SuperG
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        This article is great. But why release it now when the majority of international teams have already played. Would’ve been far more use if we could’ve had this on Sunday.

        1. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Why? What would you have done differently if you had it Sunday?

        2. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          The article is pretty irrelevant because there's two kind of managers:

          1. Casuals who made their transfers already and dont care if the players they bring in or out play internationals
          2. People who wait until after internationals and the pre game pressers next week

          This article is irrelevant for both.

          1. Warbling Wendy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Wow that's deep

            1. Olson
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              It's such a knuckleheaded simplification. The idea that no experienced managers have fluid or responsive transfer policies, and the idea that managers are a fixed binary of 'Casual' or... 'Not Casual'?

              I don't understand why Brosstan continues with the casual thing. Does he think it's trolling or is he just that simple?

              1. Top Mark.S
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 12 days ago

                Oh it is definitely the latter. The poor guy cant think passed two options before his brain seizes up

        3. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Not sure it has any relevance. See what players, internationals or not, are still eligible on Friday week before making any decisions on transfers, captain, subs etc.

        4. Olson
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          The article isn't irrelevant. There are lots of managers, most I suspect, who will sometimes make early transfers and sometimes wait until later. It's helpful to see what commitments players have and weigh this up against prospective price changes.

          1. Top Mark.S
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Fun fact. I have 1 top 10k finish. Made early transfers every week that year.

        5. tallboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          I found it incredibly interesting and helpful - as I don't live in a bowl of available EPL information.

      5. Dexters Laboratory
          2 months, 12 days ago

          A) Kane & Eze
          B) Watkins/Antonio & Bruno (-4)

          1. Runaway
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            B with Watkins

        • james 101
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Rest which one this week?

          A. Bamford
          B. Grealish
          C. DCL
          D. Zaha
          E. JRod

          Cheers!

          1. james 101
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Other attackers are Kane Son Sterling

          2. Gandalf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Close between Zaha and Bamford

          3. Runaway
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            D and restructure the team not to have this headache every week

          4. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            You can rest them all this week.

        • Zinedine Kilbane
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Is nico William's 1st choice replacement for Trent?

          1. Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Not really guaranteed, the usual game sub has been Milner.

            Milner came on for TAA this weekend. He is the safe and experienced sub for TAA.

            But it’s possible that Williams wins the position or playing time in coming games.

        • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          How is this looking for GW9?

          Mendy
          Chilwell, Coufal, Targett
          Salah, Bruno(c), Ziyech, JRod, Grealish
          DCL, Kane

          1. dshv
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Great

        • Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Robbo taking all corners and all the non direct free kicks but who can score a header? I'm keeping him though

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Mane

        • wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Thanks for the article.Really helpful!

        • Coaly
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Is it worth wildcarding this

          McCarthy
          Chilwell Zouma Taylor
          Salah Son Hamez Grealish
          Kane DCL Bamford
          (4.0, Dier Bissouma Mitchell)

          To this

          McCarthy
          Cancelo Zouma Lamptey Taylor Mitchell
          Salah Fernandes KDB Ziyech Grealish
          DCL Bamford Brewster

          1. Jam0sh
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            I'd say no

          2. ZLNR
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Hold for now I'd say

        • Matsy123
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Thoughts on wc draft?
          Mccarthy 4.0
          Chilly Dias Target 3.9 3.9
          KDB Salah Bruno Ziyech Grealish
          DCL Watkins 4.5

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Those 3.9 and 4.5 numbers tell me you might like to start again and lower your expectations. Come the rapid xmas gw period you will suffer terribly.

          2. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            KdB is killing so many teams and neither he nor Man city have even hit any form yet

          3. El Fenomeno R9
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Bruno > Rash and upgrade defense

        • Mile Plankton
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Don't worry Mitro, you're still our guy.
          This time next year...

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Back on pens you think?

            1. Mile Plankton
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              This time next year 😉

              Not in this life time.

        • tbhogal
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          With Coady possibly out now, guess Saiss will come back in guys ?

          1. Rocky FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Coady will be back in a week.

        • El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Sterling or KDB ?

          Sterling(C) looks better,dont fancy KDB(C)

          1. colby_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Either works. I prefer KDB.

            1. El Fenomeno R9
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Hmm guess more nailed safer choice.
              Just dont feel comfortable having (C) that dont play in front 3

        • DALEDOBACK
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Martinez
          Lamp Chilwell Coufal
          Salah Bruno Son Zaha Grealish
          Kane DCL

          Steer Brewster Holding Mitchell

          0FT .3 in bank GTG?

          1. colby_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Looks good!

            1. DALEDOBACK
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Thank you Sir

        • hogree
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Anyone fancying keeping Justin on a Wildcard? Or is he at risk with Pereira on way back? Still looking very attacking.

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            I would keep until Pereira and Castagne back- good fixtures and probably a few weeks until both back in team. And he has been playing well

          2. colby_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            On a wildcard, I probably wouldn't keep him. But if you're OK keeping him, knowing you'll likely have to move him on in a few weeks, you can definitely do that.

          3. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Justin to Ayling looks good in a few weeks. May go Justin over Coufal

        • bennyp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          What to do here?

          Meslier - Caprille
          TAA - Chillwel - Bellerin - Taylor - Mitchell
          Salah - Son - Havertz - Jota - Podence
          Jimi - Watkins - Brewster

          1ft & 4.4itb

          Cheers

          1. colby_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Several things you could do. I kind of like going TAA > Cancelo, then Podence > KDB in GW10.

            1. bennyp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Yeh definitely want KDB.

              Jimi/Havertz/Podence out was my priority.
              Quite like Jimi -> Jesus

        • ZLNR
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Foden-> Grealish -4 worth it?

          1. DALEDOBACK
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Yes, as long as your waiting until deadline.

            1. ZLNR
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              I am indeed just thinking ahead

          2. colby_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Hmm. If you definitely plan on getting Grealish soon, watch his price prediction. If his price will be going up, it might be worth bringing him in for a -4.

            1. ZLNR
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Appreciate that, I always tag targets on FFFix app. I get a lot of spam now as plans change a lot in this game haha

        • kobewan
            2 months, 12 days ago

            I want city players in my squad they have very good fixtures until GW22 and load off Saiss, Robbo and maybe add Son to the mix for a -4

            Saiss | Robbo | Son > Caufal | Cancelo | KDB

            would you do this?

            1. colby_
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Could you do just Saiss > Cancelo? If not, maybe Sais > to Bellerin/Coufal. I'm not in as big of a rush to offload Son and Robbo as most are.

              1. kobewan
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Just feel like Liverpool with all the injuries might be very vulnerable on the defensive end, while Tottenham schedule until GW15 looks really tough.

              2. Mile Plankton
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 12 days ago

                Cancelo pick might be risky, but yes that sounds good.

                1. kobewan
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    si Concelo not nailed? been playing since GW5

                    1. Mile Plankton
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Well, Mendy is always injured. But he seems to be first choice when heatlhy.

                      1. kobewan
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          fair enough, scheduled return is nov. 21

                      2. colby_
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        Cancelo may be nailed for another week, but that's about it. I, personally, am OK taking the risk. But it's definitely a risk.

                        1. Pukki Blinders
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          Cancelo can also play RB though

                          1. kobewan
                              2 months, 12 days ago

                              Kyle Walker might have something to say about that.

                              1. Pukki Blinders
                                • 1 Year
                                2 months, 12 days ago

                                The man who concedes a pen every week? Right

                          2. kobewan
                              2 months, 12 days ago

                              Concelo has been a big plus for Man City since he was put on the starting 11.

                              1. colby_
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                2 months, 12 days ago

                                Agreed. But do you think he's nailed?

                                1. kobewan
                                    2 months, 12 days ago

                                    that is the question, its quite a sad to have this dilemma cuz Man City has a really good schedule after GW9

                                  • UNDERWORLD7
                                    • 9 Years
                                    2 months, 12 days ago

                                    Yep, nailed imo.

                              2. UNDERWORLD7
                                • 9 Years
                                2 months, 12 days ago

                                For another week? HAHA!

                      3. hogree
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        On a wildcard

                        DCL or Richarlison and why?

                        1. Sco
                          • 7 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          DCL. Scores more goals.

                        2. Pukki Blinders
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          I’d go Richa if you don’t already have funds tied up in DCL

                      4. Pukki Blinders
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        Nat Phillips not registered to play UCL...

                        Think he may get a fair amount of PL starts for Pool at 4.0

                      5. bennyp
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        Havertz -> KDB
                        Jimi -> DCL/Jesus

                        Both this week for a -4?

                      6. dunas_dog
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        With TAA probably falling in price tonight any reason not to move on for Cancelo?

                        1. TorresMagic™
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          Did you read the article?

                          1. dunas_dog
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 12 days ago

                            Yes 2 games potentially to play for Portugal .1 m drop would price me out of ideal second move but always other options so sensible head says to wait!

                            1. TorresMagic™
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • Has Moderation Rights
                              • 11 Years
                              2 months, 12 days ago

                              If you really want him, go for it.
                              You know the risk, Ronaldo got Covid last time etc.

                        2. UNDERWORLD7
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          no reason not oto i guess? I brought him in few days ago

                        3. ZLNR
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          I made this switch last night and TAA didn't even drop haha

                      7. mlm
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        Robertson =>
                        A) Cancelo
                        B) Walker
                        C) Digne
                        D) AWB
                        E) PVA

                        1. dunas_dog
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          Cancelo

                        2. UNDERWORLD7
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          A

                      8. bennyp
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        Is a -16 madness?

                        Taa -> cancelo
                        Podence -> bissouma
                        Havertz -> KDB
                        Jimi -> Jesus
                        Brewster -> DCL

                        TAA & Havertz flagged and probably out. No DCL for the next 3 worries me, as does no city from gw 10.

                        1. Buck The Trent
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          All upgrades.. so yes from me

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

                          Seen worse, really depends on Wolves. On current form, you should be ok. I may keep both Wolves against high line S'ton.

                          1. bennyp
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            2 months, 12 days ago

                            Yeh Wolves really haven't impressed me. I banked on Jimi + Podence and it didn't play out.

                            Agree about Southampton. Maybe 1 more week for them, then do the rest of the trades next week.

                      9. FPL_Pugster
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          Rate this WC draft 3-5-2
                          McCarthy/Forster
                          Chillwell/Cancelo/Targett/Coufal/Kilman
                          Salah/Sterling/KDB/Grealish/Ziyech
                          DCL/Watkins/Brewster
                          (Killman bech but in for easier fixtures/Brewster 3rd bench/Alternate better 4.5m fixture)