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FFS International: Who are the best West Ham assets for their strong run of fixtures?

As Fantasy Football Scout continues to expand to the furthest reaches of the globe, we take a look at the newest members of FFS International and get their views on which West Ham assets are most appealing for their favourable run of fixtures.


Fantasy Football Scout’s global community continues to grow with every passing year. Over the last season c. 4.7m Fantasy managers have visited the site from six continents and 234 countries.

As well as the United Kingdom, the list of top 10 countries is made up of:

  • The United States of America
  • The Republic of Ireland
  • Norway
  • Australia
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Nigeria

With the continued growth of the Fantasy Football Scout userbase, we have developed FFS International and launched the Arabic language section of our website to enable us to increase and improve the content we can offer globally.

The Fantasy Football Scout community already contains Pro Pundits from all over the world, the Scout Network and Scout Academy both have global members, and now under the banner of FFS International, we can bring together much of the best content from across the planet.

This week we have added five new members to the FFS International community:


Are West Ham assets good options? If so who should we invest in?

The Hammers have just entered a nice run of fixtures which lasts right through until beyond Gameweek 18 and, as a result, they are on the radars of many FPL managers.

Some of the members of FFS International assess which West Ham players are the best options over this period.

FFTitan

Overlooked Fornals can benefit from West Ham's appealing fixture run

Vladimir Coufal (£4.5m) is our top choice from West Ham. The Czech defender has been impressive, playing every minute of every game since his arrival in the Premier League ahead of Gameweek 4. In the five matches he played, he has two assists and two clean sheets, making him arguably the best defender in the game at his price point of £4.5m. His low ownership of 1.5% also makes him a great differential.

Pablo Fornals (£6.4m) also looks like a good option. He is currently West Ham’s top FPL points scorer. Whilst listed in the game as a midfielder, he is deployed on the left side of the front three and brings guile and creativity to the Hammers’ attack. He has already matched his goal tally of his previous season and has three assists to his name. Regardless of whoever West Ham play as their frontman, Fornals is capable of contributing.

Tomas Soucek (£4.9m) has been the mainstay of the West Ham side since joining in January 2020. He has the most FPL points (27) of any midfielder priced at less than £5.0m so he makes a perfect choice as a fifth FPL midfielder you may or may not want to play. He’ll definitely get the minutes and is a goal threat going forward at set pieces. He has 44 goals in 206 games in his career – a very decent record.

Lukasz Fabianski (£5.0m) caught the eye in Gameweek 8, earning a whopping 15 points with a clean sheet, a penalty save and three bonus points. However, we do not recommend bringing him in. It is not often that goalkeepers earn the maximum bonus and that usually happens when the custodian in question makes a penalty save and keeps a clean sheet. Against Fulham, Fabianski was lucky as Ademola Lookman fluffed his spot-kick with a Panenka attempt. All in all, penalty saves are rare: Fabianski himself has made just seven of them in his 14-year Premier League career. Going for another ‘keeper like Alex McCarthy saves you 0.5m. Another alternative would be Edouard Mendy, who at £5.1m has kept three clean sheets in the four games he played.

FFTitans

Block 5

In terms of schedule, West Ham has a kind fixture list over the next five Gameweeks, which invites a deeper look into their assets and where to invest.

From an attacking point of view, the loss of Michail Antonio (£6.2m) to injury was a big blow. Out of all of West Ham’s attacking assets, Antonio was the one with the big underlying numbers and attacking contributions. He was also very consistent against all types of opponents. Aside from Antonio, the rest are not proven at this level or their underlying numbers are not strong enough to warrant strong consideration. Soucek, however, looks to be one of the best enablers in the game this year and would be perfect as the 11th pick in your starting line-up.

I’d be more inclined to invest in West Ham’s backline given that they have the best defensive fixtures over the next five, according to the Season Ticker. Aaron Cresswell (£5.1m) looks to be the standout option given that he has multiple routes to points, but in that price range, I’d be more tempted by Joao Cancelo or even a punt on Reece James rather than spend that amount on a West Ham defender. At £4.5m, however, both Coufal and Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) offer great value. Coufal is a more certain starter if any change in formation occurs, and his safe playing style performs better on the Bonus Points System. On the other hand, Masuaku’s underlying numbers are better and his more adventurous playing style gives him a better opportunity to contribute in attack. All three are good options, and your choice may well depend on your budget and your squad depth.

Block 5

FPL Crypto

It’s been quite a reversal of fortunes for clubs like West Ham and Aston Villa, after finishing 16th and 17th last season respectively. And here we are giving serious thought to FPL asset double-ups in both cases as their fixture schedules ease.

I’ve looked closely at the numbers. West Ham, in Gameweeks 1-4, showed early signs of defensive improvement before facing Spurs, Man City and Liverpool. During these opening Gameweeks, the Hammers conceded only seven shots on target (the lowest in the Premier League), kept two clean sheets and conceded only four goals.

That prompted me to move for Cresswell last week as their fixtures begin to take on a similar path to those opening Gameweeks. Cresswell has created 17 chances for his teammates thus far, the most out of any other FPL defender.

New signings Coufal and Masuaku are budget entries and play more advanced roles than Cresswell. The two wing-backs have both started every game since Gameweek 4. Fabianski exploded into the frame in Gameweek 8 with 15 points, reminding us all of his proven FPL pedigree; a great set-and-forget option at £5.0m for anyone on a Wildcard this week or miserable Aaron Ramsdale owners, like myself!

Going forward, Antonio could offer tremendous value now at 6.2m, as he resumes training. In my opinion, a fit Antonio trumps any other FPL option in this West Ham side and it will be interesting to see if he recovers sufficiently over the international break. I wouldn’t rule out a Cresswell and Antonio double-up, although there is a lingering worry over the latter’s troublesome hamstrings.

Other great budget striker options have emerged, such as Ollie Watkins and Patrick Bamford, who may be safer choices over Antonio for the medium term at least. Soucek loves a shot, matching Son Heung-min with his goal attempts (18) and shots inside the box (13) numbers this season. For me, he is a very viable and cheap Daniel Podence direct replacement.

FPL Crypto

American’s Talk FPL

The injury to Antonio came at a very unfortunate time, right when thousands of managers were likely ready to bring him in following the nightmare fixture list to begin the season. Nevertheless, we still see plenty of value in this West Ham side, just no longer from the forward position – at least until Antonio is back and healthy.

Our top recommendation for the friendly fixture turn is Cresswell, as he provides clean sheet potential, attacking threat (from set pieces) and great security for starts. The more budget defensive options of Masuaku and Coufal also look like great picks but both trail Cresswell, due to possible game-time issues for Masuaku (if Moyes ever changed to a back four, he could very well lose his spot) and a bit less attacking potential from Coufal. ​

Turning to midfield, the two standout options thus far have been Jarrod Bowen (£6.3) and Fornals. However, Said Benrahma (£6.0m) is all of a sudden muddying the waters here, staking his claim for more minutes with an assist and a solid showing last time out against Fulham. It’s unclear who would potentially lose their spot should Benrahma prove too influential to stay on the bench, but that little bit of uncertainty makes us hesitate to dive into any of these assets, and if we had to recommend somebody in this price range across the entire league, would likely opt for the in-form Diogo Jota, Jack Grealish or Wilfried Zaha.

Perhaps the best route into West Ham’s midfield is also the cheapest, with Soucek providing security of starts, strong value, and plenty of attacking potential that finally resulted in his first goal of the season last time out.

American’s Talk FPL

What’s new from our FFS International Members?

FFTitans

Ahead of Gameweek 9, the FFTitans will have their regular FPL content – a post looking at stats and a preview of the upcoming Gameweek. As well as this they will be producing a selection of possible Wildcard teams, based on some statistical metrics. They will also be selecting their favourite captain choices of the week.

Over the international break, FFTitans have delved into the validity of awarding FPL assists for winning penalties as well as selecting a set-and-forget goalkeeper for the Gameweeks to come.

They have also produced content ahead of UCL Fantasy Matchday 4 – a point in the game they believe to be a great opportunity to utilise the Wildcard chip.

Block 5

During the first week of the international break, Block 5 has released two special episodes of the podcast, covering:

  1. Chips and Double/Blank Gameweek planning
  2. How to differentiate smartly in FPL

During the upcoming days, Block 5 will also be releasing the regular weekly episode of the podcast covering fixture swings and underlying numbers, as well as translating episodes of some of the best FPL pods around and producing the Gameweek 9 detailed preview.

Links can be found over on Block 5’s Twitter account.

FPL Crypto

Cathal (@FPLCrypto) and Gabriel (@FPLLens) are working hard to re-launch the popular “6 Picks” Weekly Contest, from Gameweek 9 onwards. The Weekly Contest is a side-game on the FPLCrypto YouTube channel where viewers choose one FPL player in each of six categories for a given Gameweek. FPL Crypto offers up a prize for the weekly winner. Look out for the YouTube video, scheduled to come out early next week, after which participants have until the Gameweek deadline to enter their picks.

You can read more about all of our FFS International members here.


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414 Comments Post a Comment
  1. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Best up to 4.5 def
    A) Masuaku
    B) Webster
    C) Targett
    D) Coufal

    1. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      C

    2. jimbo90
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      D

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      C or D

    4. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      D

    5. Captain_Shirokov
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      D

    6. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Funny, Masuaku has better stats in members area - what am I missing?

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

        He gets dropped when WHU go to a back 4

        1. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Ah, that makes sense. Thanks

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          That's not 100% as Moyes loves him. Certainly is a chance though.

          Does get hooked a bit early sometimes however.

    7. W
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I like D

      1. Goonerly
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I bet you do

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

        TMI

    8. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I’ve gone for Coufal on my WC, but Targett is good too.

      I have Martinez so decided not to do the Villa defensive double up.

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers. Have mccarthy so might go Targett

    9. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Dallas

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Already have Ayling

    10. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Cresswell

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Over 4.5

    11. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I think Kyle Walker Peters should make the list. Southampton have the most clean sheets in the league and he's a nailed on at RB for them.

      I'm considering KWP, Coufal and Targett for that 4.5m slot.

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I have Mccarthy in goal and reluctant to double up. Cheers

  2. Captain_Shirokov
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Martinez
    Robbo, Chilly, KWP
    Salah, Son, Ziyech, Grealish
    Kane, DCL, Maupay

    (Steer, Dallas, 4.5m, 3.9m)
    2 ft, 0.3m in the bank.

    A) Steer + Maupay to 4m + Watkins
    B) Maupay to Antonio, Robertson to anyone
    C) Maupay to Antonio, Son to 9.9m
    D) Son to Bruno, Robertson to Dias/Cresswell
    E) Son to Bruno, Maupay to Antonio, Robertson to Dias/Cresswell (-4)

    Liking the look of D or E atm, thoughts?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I would prioritise taking out Robbo and Maupay.

      1. Captain_Shirokov
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        So B in that case?

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Antonio will always be an injury doubt so I would prefer to go with Watkins or Bamford

          1. Captain_Shirokov
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            can't get Watkins in that option and I think Bamford is a bad pick. Leaves me with.....Adams?

    2. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      D

  3. W
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Hi all, GTG for now?

    Martinez
    Chilwell Coufal Lamptey
    Salah(c) Son JRod Zaha Grealish
    Kane DCL

    Steer Brewster Saiss Justin

    2.2itb, -4 already taken

    Cheers!

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      GTG

    2. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Lovely lovely team. Do you still have you're WC ?

      1. W
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I sadly don't, used GW3!

  4. LC1
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Looks like Greenwood may be in a bit of sh*t here.... Hopefully the rumours aren't true!

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

      ?????

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Fek that's horrible. His friend killed himself? And people are still abusing him. What's wrong with everyone.

          1. Nomar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            This

    2. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Eh?

  5. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    So Robertson said he had a tight hamstring. Liverpool are done. Nice 2 years they had

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Hopefully I will be able to get rid of Salah soon

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        You can actually get rid of him at any time you so desire. That is allowed in the FPL rules.

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Not enough transfers unfortunately 😉

          1. Captain_Shirokov
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            there is not a limit on transfers in any given gameweek

            1. Captain_Shirokov
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              so, please sell

            2. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I thought only 1FT is free?

              1. Nomar
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                He means you can make as many as you want, but you’ll take points hits.

                He’s in my team at the moment, but this season I’ve finally decided no one is a “sacred cow” in my team anymore.

                He’s still performing so he stays, but if he’s not justifying his huge price tag I won’t have any problems firing him out now.

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

      I think more of a hang over from last night me finks..........

    3. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Oops, I was debating between taking him or Kane out

      1. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Never take kane out. Kane and salah are season keepers unless one or both get injured.

  6. The Mighty Whites
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    1FT, 4.0 ITB:

    Martinez, Peacock-Farrell

    Chilwell, *Saiss, Lamptey, Coufal, *Mitchell

    Salah, Son, Rodriguez, Grealish, *Alzate

    Kane, Calvert-Lewin, Bamford

    A - Bring Fernandes in for Son and play Lamptey, bring Cancelo in next week
    B - Bring Cancelo in for Saiss this week
    C - Bring another defender in for Saiss?

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A I reckon

      1. The Mighty Whites
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers guys

  7. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Which of these?
    A) Targett, Bissouma, Kane (Bissouma bench)
    B) R.James, Grealish, Watkins (Soucek bench)

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      B

  8. Il Capitano
      2 months, 5 days ago

      From GW10 onward which pair would you rather have starting every week?

      A) Barkley + Cancelo/Dias
      B) Grealish + Coufal

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Tough. B

        1. Il Capitano
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Cheers, looks like it boils down to Grealish being a far better pick then Barkley which should compensate for the points gap between Coufal and the City defender. One to mull over.

        2. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          B

      2. Corned Beef Kelly Osbourne
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Robbo + Barnes + Jimmy > Diaz + Bruno + Watkins for -8 ? Its all or nothing cheers

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          No WC?

        2. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Looks good - I'd be tempted!

      3. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Bruno is the player who most scared me not having, so I wildcarded him into my team.

        Not just the West Brom game coming up, but the guy looks like he can haul against anyone. Plus those United pens.

        Anyone else fear the wrath of not having Bruno?

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

          Away from home yes.

        2. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Not really scared but it does feel like I am missing out on premium returns at that price.

        3. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          I prefer him on away games. I won't be surprised to see him blank against WBA

        4. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 5 days ago

          He is gonna blank and Manu will struggle next game

        5. Olson
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Seen several posts in the last few days talking about being scared or 'fearing' not owning Bruno and while I get the sentiment after he racked up a bumper week last GW, I wouldn't 'fear' not owning or of some kind of 'wrath' as poster upthread put it. I think that kind of worry misses his actual value and that can be damaging. If you don't own Bruno, you're likely owning or entertsining a KdB or Sterling, or have doubled on Son and Ziyech or something like that in his place. If you've played your cards right, like for like these kind of options shouldn't leave you with a giant Bruno shaped hole every week. They should be comparible-ish. The value of Bruno is that he's been steadily producing 8ppgame for almost a calendar year now, and at 1-2m cheaper than his counterparts. Up to this point in his history you could have got him in his first GW and you'd have had no reason to make a transfer. If you don't own him you're either paying more for your points and your team is suffering elsewhere, or you're playing hokey-cokey using valuable transfers on streakier players, often with fewer routes to goal.

          If you don't own him you're not going to see him obviously kill you week in week out, you're going to be slowing bleeding out from a hard to spot injury, you're the frog in the pan of heating water.

          That's why he's still 10.5.m and 25% owned, despite being more essential than Salah.

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

            No reason to fear Bruno....I brought him in.

          2. HashAttack
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Any idea what his PPG for home matches is ... I'm guessing about 4

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              5.45

          3. Bojam
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            There are three midfielders with a higher ppg than Bruno (7.6) this season: Son (9.2), Grealish (8.6) and Salah (8.4).

            In value terms then, Son and Grealish are better picks. Both substantially cheaper and with higher ppg. Salah is actually marginally better value than Bruno too (averaging 5.4 points per million versus Bruno's 5.0 points per million).

            Don't get me wrong, Bruno is a good option and may become a better pick over the season. But right now, based on the numbers, I won't be dropping any of the other three to bring him in. He hasn't delivered as well in home games as he has away from home and the WBA game - against a low block - is one where Utd may struggle.

            1. Olson
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Salah has played an additional game to Bruno so it's not really helpful to calculate his value unless ppm/game

              Bruno 0.72
              Salah 0.67

              And for me it's not helpful to use players on red hot streaks as replacements for a player like Bruno. These should be owned additionally

      4. NB 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        A - Yiyech & Vardy

        Or

        B - Salah & Bamford

        1. Buck The Trent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          B

        2. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Hard one as I have all 4 of them, probably just B by a whisker but depends on the rest of your team.

          1. Buck The Trent
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            You have those 4 plus Bruno & KdB too?

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

            Vardy fixtures and ziyech form tho, together drag in more points than Salah n Bamford and they have lower ownership.

            It’s all luck though ey

        3. NB 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          WC team,

          Martinez (button)
          Coufal, chilwell, cancelo, killman, 3.9
          Bruno, ziyech, kdb, grealish, soucek,
          Watkins, DCL, Vardy

          1 mil itb

        4. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          B

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

          I’ve had the worst start for years, so I need low ownership picks to try and climb, but not owning Salah scares me

        6. FPL_Motty
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 5 days ago

          You shouldn't be considering dropping salah in any situation. Its a classic mistake thinking you're far behind therefore you must take bigger risks to gain back. Not having salah will be an absolute killer blow, he's not only just highly owned but always highly captained and is very consistent delivering on captaincy. Your team without him will have to be perfect, not messed up cap choices, be able to deal with missing out on any hauls from him. He's outperforming everyone stat wise, and with his pedigree its not because he can't live up to it, its only a matter of time before he hauls big time to match his stats. He has been creating the most chances and unfortunately mane has missed 4 big chances recently, that won't continue and salah will start getting more assists as well. Moral of the story, dont drop salah

          1. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Yeah it's not worth it. Relatively speaking, Bruno and Vardy are still differentials. Just downgrade elsewhere, upgrade KdB to Salah.

      5. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Do we have another set of international fixtures next mid week?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          yes, on 17-18

      6. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Is it worth spending a FT on Jimenez to Watkins this GW?

        A) Watkins (BHA)
        B) Jimenez (SOT) and save FT

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

          Depends if you wants keep Watkins long term, I think yes as he has great fixtures and Jimenez under performing

        2. what\'s my name
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          think so cause you gettin watkins for his lovely long run of fixtures plus banking good chunk of cash for future moves in mid

          1. what\'s my name
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Q to MS: would you do steer + maup to 4,0 + watkins for free? Im stack with three AVL players so might as well fix it sooner than later/ team is linked or any other moves you may suggest with current set up

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Yeah I like your team and those moves, shame to have to use a FT on Steer to Button or Peacock Farrell but I think it's an important move to enable you to get Watkins.

              1. what\'s my name
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                cheers bud

            2. Amey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I'll probably take a hit this GW to bin Steer in order to get Grealish. So hell yeah from me !

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Am a little smug that my warning of the dangers of getting Steer on early WCs has come to light.

        3. Buck The Trent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Yes

        4. Boly Would
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          A looks a good move

        5. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          No

      7. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Will KDB outscore son by 4 points you reckon ?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Prob not this GW

          1. drughi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            backing spurs to win ?

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Think it's gonna be a close game and Son will be a useful player on the counter attack. It's 50/50 this GW for me between KDB and Son so coupled with the hit I would say on the balance of probabilities stick with Son.

              1. drughi
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                cheers sanchez, plan was to stick but it will be a hit this week or next so contemplating if its worth doing right away

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

          No

          1. drughi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Sons statistics has been dropping off in every area and city surely will turn it around sooner rather then later ?

            1. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              All I know is the spurs City game will have goals.

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

              If you want to take the hit just do it

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                🙂

        3. Jeremy Corbyn
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Who knows

          1. drughi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            yeah who knows

      8. subhojit123
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Is it worth doing Kane to Vardy this week for -4?

        1. The Units
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          No

        2. Jeremy Corbyn
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Not worth it

          1. subhojit123
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Ok.. thanks guys

        3. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Even for free I would have some reservations this GW. Save and do for free next GW

          1. subhojit123
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            The reason I thought of doing this week was coz of Liverpool's makeshift defense. Robbo also seems to have picked up hammy issue. But I guess would hold back n do next gw

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I think Liverpool missing out on the pace of VVD and Gomez will make them consciously or unconsciously position themselves closer to Allison's goal and shut down some of the space Vardy traditionally thrives in.

        4. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          No. I'm doing jiminez yo vardy next week though.

      9. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Dallas definitely

        1. Buck The Trent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Prefer Houston

          1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            76ers

        2. Jeremy Corbyn
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Austin ain't bad either

        3. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          debbie agrees

        4. what\'s my name
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          consider Texas too

          1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Austin yeah, it could work

        5. tibollom
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          ??

        6. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          San - Antonio better

      10. HODGE
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Which of the below, already have Grealish and triple Chelsea.

        A)Zaha
        B)Rodriguez
        C)Someone else

        1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          B

          1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            But see of he is fit

        2. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          to bring in ? neither is that appealing atm

          1. HODGE
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Team is
            Chilwell James coufal Lampty Mitchell
            Salah Bruno son grealish podence
            Werner dcl Brewster
            2.5 in the bank was thinking this week upgrade podence? Then maybe next week minus 4 ditch son Werner for kdb and maybe Antonio if fit.

          2. HODGE
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            And both have good fixtures and numbers for the season

        3. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          A

      11. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Any new news on Antonio?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Could be back for GW 9 but won't get any more news until the weekend presser next week.

      12. tibollom
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Hey guys, just did Son to Ziyech, got 1 FT left and 1.4 ITB.. Roll on the FT or make another transfer?

        Ryan
        Lamptey Robbo Chilwell
        Soucek Grealish Rash Ziyech Salah
        DCL Kane

        Button, Dallas, brestwer, ferguson

        1. Il Capitano
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Roll, consider Robbo > City defender & Rash > City mid next week for the fixture swing

            1. tibollom
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              thanks mate...

        2. FISSH
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Robertson and Bamford to Coufal and Vardy for me if there are no injuries i reckon

          1. Geordie19
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Sounds good

          2. caldracula
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Looks good

          3. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Huh why get rid of bambam

        3. Geordie19
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Digne or Cresswell for the next 3 weeks?

          1. avfc82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Cresswell.

          2. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Creswell

        4. The Mantis
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Wilson to Bamford for a hit?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            If out yes but prefer Watkins

          2. avfc82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I'd try and hold Wilson, if fit.

        5. caldracula
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Martinez
          Chilwell Coufal Kilman
          Salah Son Grealish Zaha
          Kane DCL Watkins

          Steele, Bissouma, Saiss, Lampety.

          1FT 3MIL ITB

          How we looking?

          Planning on save FT and then Saiss > City DEF and Son to Bruno/KDB next week.

          1. avfc82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Yeah, looks good!

          2. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Nice team but I would do Son to Bruno this game week

            1. caldracula
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              I have been thinking about that, would also give me the cash needed for a possible move from Zaha > Ziyech in a couple of weeks time.

        6. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Cress well worth the extra cash over coufal?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Absolutely - watch the Fulham highlights.

          2. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Maybe check out what Coufal's injury history is like? Creswell's isn't great at all. Something to put in the Cons column

          3. caldracula
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Probably if you’ve got the cash spare.

          1. HODGE
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Agreed hate all the international breaks

          2. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I know it's horrible what it's doing to the social aspect of the game, and I know it's a contact sport and that aspect can't be avoided, but why are we seeing players and managers hugging, high5'ing, rubbing each others heads, generally increasing the chance of transmission instead of distancing where possible. It's weird

          3. The Point About It Is
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I think this 2 week break is going to result in a lot of new Covid cases and isolations. Need to make sure we have playing subs ready.

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              This and as close to deadline as possible for transfer

          4. Buck The Trent
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            How long is the isolation period in the UK? 14 days?

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Currently but had heard talk of reducing it to 10 days

          5. caldracula
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Ridiculous they’ve gone ahead with them in the first place.

        7. Firminoooo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Can’t decide between going 352 or 343.

          A) Ziyech and Brewster bench in 352
          B Anguissa bench and Antonio, Watkins or Bamford in 343 (+1,5-2m itb)

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A - but Ziyech is a lot pricier than those forward options

          2. The Point About It Is
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            so many good options in mid and attack.
            I was thinking 343 this GW then bringing KDB into 352 next game-week.
            If the number of players with covid rises then option B and having stronger bench may be the way to go.

        8. Sz21
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Grealish in is a priority. Best value player in the game.
          Grealish-> Podence + then look at KDB in for Son next week.
          Anything else I should be considering? Fine with a -4 too.

          McCarthy.
          Cancelo, Chilwell, Mitchell.
          Son, Salah (c), Barkley, Podence.
          Kane, DCL, Jimenez.
          Button, Ayling, Justin, Bissouma.
          1ft, 3.8m ITB.

        9. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Son to Bruno (-4) or Son to KDB/sterling GW10?

          3.5itb 1ft
          Martinez
          Chilwell Taylor Ayling Cancelo
          Grealish Salah Son Rodriguez
          DCL Kane
          (Peacock Justin Bissouma Vassilev)

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            You've got 3.5ITB 1FT, is that not then Son > Bruno free?

            1. Tonyawesome69
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Probably should've removed that or been clear. Probably looking to use that FT on Vassilev to Bamford or Watkins. I'm looking to see if Bruno is worth bringing in for a hit or just bring KDB in GW10.

              1. Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                For the next 3-4 GWs, how many points KDB will outscore Bruno? Think it could be very close ... so just pick one and stick I think

                1. Tonyawesome69
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 5 days ago

                  It's a difficult one. Are City showing any underlying signs that they will explode in the next few GWs? Utd are so inconsistent at the moment and the majority of Utd games depends on how Bruno plays.

                  1. Magic Zico
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 5 days ago

                    I agree that's why I probably get only one of them and stick. Their fixtures are too good to ignore. The other aspect is the captaincy. Which one of them you likely are going to captain, that's probably your pick.

                    1. Tonyawesome69
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 5 days ago

                      Cheers for that. I think Bruno is the standout captain for GW9 but I could take a punt on Grealish or DCL and future GWs I don't see myself picking Bruno captain.

        10. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Is there any combo worth -4 hits replacing Son + Kane for next 3-4 GWs?
          A. Bruno Jesus
          B. Bruno Richarlison
          C. Ziyech Vardy
          D. Others?

          1. HODGE
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            B sounds great, both the best players at there teams

          2. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            I think B or C should do well.

          3. The Point About It Is
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            A for biggest upside until Aguero is back

          4. panda07
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            You could do C over two weeks without the hit.

          5. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Cheers all, current plan is B. The next move is Werner > Jesus/Vardy GW10 ...

        11. panda07
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Which option is better?

          A) Cresswell Hames Vardy
          B) Chilwell Bruno Watkins

          1. Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            b

          2. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            B

          3. The Point About It Is
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            B

          4. caldracula
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            B for me

          5. panda07
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Thanks all