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Salah tests positive for coronavirus – Egyptian FA

Mohamed Salah (£12.4m) has tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Egypt.

The Egyptian Football Association announced on Friday that the Liverpool midfielder returned a positive test ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo but is asymptomatic.

The (translated) statement read:

The medical swab conducted on the mission of our first national football team showed that our international player, Mohamed Salah, the star of Liverpool, was infected with the coronavirus after his test came out positive – although he does not suffer from any symptoms.

[He] was subject to the medical protocol after the coordination of the national team doctor, Dr Muhammad Abu Al-Ola, with his English club, Liverpool, in addition to isolating him in his room and also isolating all contacts.

In a later announcement, Egypt confirmed that a second test backed up the findings of the first:

At the time of writing, Liverpool have yet to confirm the news.

Barring any further developments, Salah will now have to undergo a period of self-isolation and will very likely be unavailable for the Gameweek 9 visit of Leicester City.

The Reds are already injury-ravaged heading into that fixture, with Joe Gomez (£5.4m) joining Virgil van Dijk (£6.3m) on the sidelines and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.4m) also a major doubt with a calf problem.

Sadio Mane (£12.0m) of course tested positive for coronavirus last month, returning to training at Melwood after a 10-day period of self-isolation and featuring for the Reds in the Merseyside derby, 15 days after his initial diagnosis.

Salah could feasibly return in Gameweek 10, then, if a similar timeframe of recovery, isolation and return to training pans out – although there is also the small matter of a flight back to England in between.

We have already seen West Bromwich Albion’s Callum Robinson (£5.5m) withdraw from the Republic of Ireland squad after returning a positive test of his own.

Wolves’ Conor Coady (£5.0m) is also self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

Earlier on Friday, Ireland revealed that Alan Browne had returned a positive coronavirus test after playing against England – although the Football Association of Ireland added that “no close contacts of the player” had been identified.

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1,971 Comments Post a Comment
  1. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Richarlison or DCL assuming they are both fit to start?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I like the one that's only blanked 1 GW out of eight.

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      DCL

  2. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    If Salah misses 2 gws will you sell?

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Will sell if he misses only one.

    2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      He will not miss two gameweeks for sure.

      1. The Mandalorian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Buddy read the post. I didn't ask whether you thought he'd miss 2 game weeks.

        1. Ron_Swanson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Lol

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Don't worry. I've seen this person's posts over the last few weeks.

            They are often very one-dimensional and ignore a large proportion of the scenario at hand.

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      You'll only know if he's missing 2 GWs after the Leicester match.

      Sure, Brighton. Probably back for Wolves who may not let up much... but oh wait he has Fulham after that and will definitely be back.

      1. The Mandalorian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        It's a yes or no answer.

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Will you sell him if he will miss Brighton? (... which you'll only know after Leicester, and means he'll probably be back the match after)

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          My point is, you can't tell before Leicester if he will miss two matches.

          By the time Brighton comes around, it'll be back down to potentially missing 1 match.

          You have no certainty.

          If you want to sell him this week it's a leap of faith because you want get confirmation he misses 2 GWs ahead of the deadline most probably.

          1. The Mandalorian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            I think in the real world you have a problem following rules, are argumentative, over opinionated and naive. Sorry.

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              That's incredible. I'm trying to assist you in thinking about a question critically.

              You want a middy-coddled answer which doesn't marry up with the real-word example you are being presented with.

              1. GreennRed
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Forget that it's a hypothetical question. If you know before GW9 that he'll definitely miss GW9 and GW10 will you sell Salah?

                1. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 7 days ago

                  Possibly.

                  However the fallacy in the question being asked is that there is no way of 'knowing this' right now - so your the decision making process is flawed form the outset.

                  Rather that giving an answer which completely side-steps the reality, I'm arguing the case to think logically.

        3. Seanigula
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yes...but it’s a poor question given that nobody making the decision will actually know that...I think a huge # will sell even if he will only misses one

        4. St Pauli Walnuts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          It's not a yes or no message board, lighten up Amanda Lorian.

    4. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Yes

    5. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I do. But I would keep plans to get him back from GW 12

    6. Clam. ☘️
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Going to sell for the one game tbh. Caveat: on WC.

      1. FPL_Whitty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Bear in mind if you sell, it will cost you more to buy him
        Back than the price you sell him at

        1. HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Not necessarily - I bought Salah at 12.2 and get 12.3 when I sell him - he will be down to 12.3 next week

        2. Clam. ☘️
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Won't lose anything on him thankfully.

    7. Jellyfish
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Already done Son > Bruno so probably keeping

    8. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Answer to your question is yes I will sell if he is out for 2 weeks, likely to sell even if he’s out for Leicester will bring him back if he’s fit for Brighton, no drama

    9. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I'm conducting basic market research that might help me and others make decisions. Instead the usual over opinionated egos have to make it all about them.

    10. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      we won’t know in advance though so a meaningless question really ... if you mean if we know for sure in advance that Salah would miss 2 games then yes I would sell, actually I will sell if I think he will miss one game

  3. Don Van Vliet
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    What's everyone's shinpad of choice nowadays? Is the consensus still the old, padded, over-the-ankle model or does the current breed of Sunday leaguers now favour the slip-in Grealish approach?

    Dusting off my boots after a short hiatus in preparation for next year.

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Are you in UK? Not a shinpad question just wondering about lockdownbrestrictions where you are. No adult sports training here unless it's elite sports.

      1. Don Van Vliet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        In the States.

        It's looking like local leagues will reopen next year once things stabilise where I am (i.e. we get a vaccine). Just getting prepared.

        1. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Nice one. I lived in Albuquerque in 2011 and 2012. I miss the weather this time of year and the balloons. Stay safe and happy.

          1. Don Van Vliet
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Spent a night in Albuquerque en route to Santa Fe a few years back; remember it being uncomfortably humid.

            It's finally cooled off the past week or two here in SoCal. Thanksgiving looking decidedly stunted and quiet this year, which would be a good thing. You stay safe too, pal.

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

            I'm in ABQ right now. It is a bit chilly but sunny!

            1. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Nice one!

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 7 days ago

      No one here plays football

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I gave up a promising career in the Astro League to post here 😉

    3. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      has to be the slip in

      if you get tackled just walk it off lol

      1. Don Van Vliet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Veering that way, currently.
        Nike Mercurials looking pretty inconspicuous and 'no fuss'.

  4. caldracula
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    So many people already taken hits, I’m sure they’ll be more cases to come too...

    1. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I planned a hit for a mini wc anyway, so not too fussed

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I’m one of them + side lots of other people will be taking them now as well

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

    Will I survive with this team benching Salah, 1 FT 0.3ITB.

    Or should I do Salah > Bruno [C] very close to the deadline?

    Martinez (Ryan)
    Chilwell Cancelo Coufal Taylor (Mitchell)
    Son Grealish Zaha (Salah* Burke)
    Werner [C] DCL Kane

    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Yes you will survive

    2. Jellyfish
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I would defo do Salah > Bruno on a ft

    3. PastaConcerto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Your conspicuous miss is Bruno...if he lights it up his ownership could hurt you.

    4. Og
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      You'd be very unfortunate if you died by benching Salah

    5. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      4-3-3 yes, unless you have another absence this weekend, you'll have to make that FT. I'd say wait on it till mid week

  6. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    So what’s the consensus, Salah out for one or two games, article suggests two?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/54935734

    How much training will he miss & will Pool want to risk comeback too early?

    Holding or swap to Bruno, Salah dropping like a stone in value!

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Don't ask anyone here, that's for sure.

    2. NateDogsCats
        2 months, 7 days ago

        If he definitely has it and it doesn't last longer than it does with most he'll miss one. But if he has symptoms that last longer it could turn into 2.

      • GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        He can only drop by 0.3 m max before GW9. Plenty of funds to buy an alternative.

      • Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        It will have been 9-10 days before the Lei game...I doubt he misses 2...maybe he could somehow not even miss the one (unlikely)

        1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          2 games including UCL as of now . It might change

      • Og
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Sell for Bruno or KDB

      • fedolefan
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Dropping like a stone in value? He's not going to even drop 0.1m in value. FPL Towers will ensure that.

    3. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Every player is replaceable in FPL this season

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Not Fraser Forster.

        1. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Legend

    4. Babit1967
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Vardy captain again I think then with Salah, Van Dijk, Taa and Gomez all out

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        nah

    5. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Only time I've ever made early transfers and my captain gets corona! Cursed

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        season is cursed, and the last one

      2. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        always a risk, especially players going off to less developed countries

        1. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Higher developed countries are no better.

      3. Og
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Take armband off him, then your captain no longer has the Rona. Problem solved

    6. Seanigula
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Liv vs Lei has been pushed back a day to Sunday the 22nd, nine days from today. I wonder if Salah could still play if he has been quarantined for 10 days...not sure when he started.

    7. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Advantage Wildcarders!

      1. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Since most people were going to bring in Bruno or KDB anyways, not much of one...may even save some people a hit

      2. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        They will be scared and won't sell him

    8. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Salah to Bruno for -4?

      Dont have good C option this week in my team. Still have WC.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        no, WBA will sit deep

        1. Seanigula
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          and probably give up a penalty

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            nah they wont get near the box even

            1. Seanigula
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              I’m no fan of Utd, but even they will cause WBA problems if they attack for 90 mins

              1. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                i am and we suck, big time.

            2. Klaren
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              WBA will sit deep but United won’t get near the box?

              Very logical.

        2. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Then i have to play Justin or Bissouma. Also we dont know will he miss 1 or 2 GWs

    9. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Salah to KDB for a hit or play Justin away to Liverpool?

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        If Robbo is out than it is Mitchel or 10 people

        1. Seanigula
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Robbo only had a cramp...may even get him out of the other Scotland games since they qualified

      2. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        KdB. They have great fixtures incoming

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          doesn't always equate to ponts, one goal a game team atm.

      3. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I'm playing Justin, have Bruno(c), Ziyech, Grealish and Jrod in the middle

        1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          KDB it is tempting but will get him for Son. I might get Rash against WBA

        2. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Justin away to Liverpool is amazing excuse for a hit and shaking up the team

          1. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Liverpool have a decimated defence and no Salah. I have zero qualms in playing Justin and banking all the associated advantages with benching Salah and saving transfers

      4. Og
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Sell

    10. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Any news on Robbo and/or Antonio?

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

      Son Salah -> Bruno KDB (-4)?

      Martinez Steer
      Chilwell Cresswell Lamptey KWP Mitchell
      Salah Son Ziyech Grealish Bissouma
      Kane DCL Wilson

      1 FT, 2.4 ITB

      1. Podge
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        God that looks good

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          not really, son will punish and salah one game miss at most

          1. Podge
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Thanks Nostradamus

    12. Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      The Egyptian FA said they deleted the tweet because no official announcement should have been made before two test results come out positive for Salah. The first one was positive and they're awaiting for the result for the second.

      1. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Liverpool confirmed it though...maybe not knowing about a 2nd test incoming

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Will be hilarious if it ends up negative

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            66k sales already

    13. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Salah to Sterling or Rashford or Ziyech? I will get KDB for Son so the replacement will be KDB partner

    14. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Those who have a player who can score more than 2 pts on the bench there is no point of selling Mo unless you have no captain choice for this week

      1. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        There is the loss of value, and the fact that he could be out more games, losing more value...or you can swap him for someone like Bruno, he drops .2, and you buy him back

    15. BobB
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      If Salah is only missing one PL match I may keep.

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        People will gain advantage by having more money in play. We can get Rash/Bruno and than Son to Salah if needed

    16. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      The Egyptian authorities said he's self isolating in his room. So even if he somehow makes it back in time for gw10 he will likely be unfit to start the game.

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        He is out. Clearly

      2. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        not really

      3. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        He’ll be fine, fitness wise, unless he has symptoms

        1. The Mandalorian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          I train 5 or 6 times per week, if I miss 2 weeks of training my fitness and strength levels all noticeably drop.

    17. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      If you owned Sterling right now what would your thoughts be .
      Keep or sell ?
      Not really doing the business.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        would of sold as soon as i brought him in

      2. Salarrivederci
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Used my FT this week to do Sterling -> Bruno (C). Mostly because I lack a proper captain this GW.
        Obviously have some good fixtures coming up, but already have KDB, and I think the value in Ziyech, Grealish, Son, Bruno, Zaha and such is better.

    18. BIG TONES
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Salah > Ziyech is the move imo

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Thinking similar, barring expected unexpected events 😉

      2. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I am considering

    19. joeleenus
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      If you are on a wildcard, and have had Salah thoughout the season, would you include him in you team?

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Until Friday week and you know more about him and other players before GW9. Could lose value moving him out and buying him back if he tests negative and clear to play v Leicester.

    20. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Hits flying everywhere, time to sit back & wait for the chaos to calm down 🙂

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        What beer is that Steve? Looks lovely!

    21. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Assuming Salah is out, is this worth an 8pt hit?

      Out: Salah Son Saiss
      In: KDB Bruno Cancelo

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        no

      2. Bielsa Murderball
          2 months, 7 days ago

          i would personally keep salah but if you are looking to sell him, then i would sell salah and saiss only

      3. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        How long til we start getting extra transfers for COVID struck players? Lol

        1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yeah 2 FT every week until the corona ends 😉

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Haha

      4. Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Merry Hits everyone!

        1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          That's the fun of the game

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah

        2. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Merry hitsmas

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Merry Hitsmas buddy

      5. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        It’s only one game, surely we should all keep Salah? Especially as he’s now 12.4

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Depends on your bench.

          1. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Depends on more than that. It depends on the value of 1 or 2 transfers, it depends what else happens to your team in the meantime, on price changes etc

            Right now I find it tough to see how benching s premium for one week is worse than using most likely two transfers on that player alone, potentially veering into hits if more goes wrong and losing value. Average ppg is 8ish. It just... isn't worth it?

        2. Seanigula
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          I’ve been questioning whether he is such a must-have anyways....look at all the players who have scored within 10 points of him, and how much cheaper many of them are

          1. popcoin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            It's a good point. And it's the age old question of balancing value with total score. If you sell for one of those players who is £2-4m cheaper (i.e. Grealish, Bamford, Son, Vardy - many of whom people have already), you have to guarantee you make up those 10 less points elsewhere with the spare cash. Easily do-able, but you have to get the right player. I guess it comes down to the fact that Salah feels like the safest source of points

            1. Seanigula
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Yeah, he and DCL seem like the most likely to get a goal almost every game...but at 12.4 is that enough? I have him, but am not bothered by losing him for a few weeks

        3. Og
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Nah sell

          1. sirmorbach
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            I already took a hit though. Still sell, for a - 8?

            1. FPL_Motty
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 7 days ago

              No mate, dont sell, and definitely not for a -8

        4. adam wigan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          That’s my thinking as well. Although part of me is thinking his price might crash down, so the value I’ve got tied up in him won’t matter anyway.

          Hopefully it will just be one match he misses- it should be if he was following the UK guidance (isolate for 10 days unless he develops symptoms), but I’ve got no idea what the Egyptian Covid isolation rules are!

      6. popcoin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Two strikers, same xG, same number of goals. Would you rather the one who has a greater number of chances, but they're smaller chances, and takes more shots - or a striker who gets a smaller number of chances, but they're bigger chances, and scores the same number of goals from fewer shots?

        1. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          The latter for FPL.

          1. popcoin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Thanks. What's the logic?

            1. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              The chances missed could impact an FPL forwards BPS. But if it was my team he might miss those chances but a teammate could capitalise from a rebound, keeper's mistake etc. I also think missing chances can drain the confidence of most strikers.

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

        I’m up Hit Creek without a paddle here

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 7 days ago

          We’re all in the same boat mate q

        2. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          It's fairly relative in the times we live in. Thankfully we live.