International Football

How many minutes did FPL assets play over the international break?

The final international break of 2020 has come to an end, with a number of Premier League clubs counting the cost of their players’ involvement with their respective countries.

Even by usual standards, we’ve seen a higher-than-average number of Fantasy Premier League flags appearing over the last fortnight thanks to a combination of injury and illness.

Our Team News tab and our press conference round-up (in both article and video form) will cover everything on the fitness front but it is fatigue we’re focusing more on in this article as we look at how many minutes each FPL asset clocked up while on international duty.

Some nations crammed in a triple-header of games over the last fortnight, with a handful of top-flight players taking part in all three of their respective country’s matches.

As well as on-field exertions, long-haul flights back from further afield may also be a consideration ahead of Gameweek 9.

MOST MINUTES PLAYED

To the best of our knowledge, these were the players who racked up the most minutes over the international break:

PlayerTeamMinutes
TierneyArsenal300
RodakFulham300
DallasLeeds United300
KochLeeds United270
WardLeicester City270
RandolphWest Ham United270
EmersonChelsea251
O’SheaWest Bromwich Albion248
PogbaManchester United237
GedsonSpurs236
McGinnAston Villa234
SakaArsenal232
GrealishAston Villa227
TielemansLeicester City225
GundoganManchester City225
SoucekWest Ham United225
TosunEverton214
Peacock-FarrellBurnley210
MitrovicFulham210
EvansLeicester City210
RobertsonLiverpool210
McTominayManchester United210

FURTHEST TRAVELLED AND LATEST RETURNEES

Many of the matches that took place over the international break, including the friendlies involving the USA, Mexico and South Korea, were staged in Europe.

There were a number of World Cup qualifiers held in South America, however, so the likes of James Rodriguez (£7.9m), Richarlison (£7.8m), Roberto Firmino (£9.2m) and Alex Telles (£5.5m) have had to endure long-haul flights back from their respective countries after being in action late on Tuesday or in the early hours of Wednesday morning (UK time).

Thiago Silva (£5.5m), indeed, looks set to miss Gameweek 9 as a result of his late return.

The South American countries weren’t the last ones in action, however, with a host of European teams – including England, Scotland, the Republic of Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands – contesting UEFA Nations League games as late as Wednesday evening.

Players such as Sadio Mane (£12.1m), Hakim Ziyech (£8.2m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.2m) have all been in African Cup of Nations qualifying duty in their home continent, meanwhile, although all those games were wrapped up by Tuesday afternoon at the latest.

The dates for all of the international games in November are available here.

CLUB-BY-CLUB ROUND-UP

The team-by-team guide below breaks down the minutes that each player has played per international match over the last week or so, with a total given at the end.

Any players with an asterisk next to their names withdrew from their countries’ squads either midway through the international break or picked up an injury at the back-end of it.

As mentioned earlier, we’ll have further details on any lingering fitness concerns in our pre-Gameweek 9 team news round-up on Friday.

ARSENAL

  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Gabon – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Hector Bellerin – Spain – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Mohamed Elneny – Egypt – 90 + 0* = 90
  • Gabriel – Brazil – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Sead Kolasinac – Bosnia and Herzegovina – 0 + 90 + 0* = 90
  • Bernd Leno – Germany – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Ainsley Maitland-Niles – England – 29 + 0 + 5 = 34
  • Eddie Nketiah – England under-21s – 17 + 90 = 107
  • Nicolas Pépé – Ivory Coast – 79 + 90 = 169
  • Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson – Iceland – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Bukayo Saka – England – 90 + 52 + 90 = 232
  • Kieran Tierney – Scotland – 120 + 90 + 90 = 300
  • Granit Xhaka – Switzerland – 45 + 90 = 135

ASTON VILLA

  • Jack Grealish – England – 61 + 90 + 76 = 227
  • Conor Hourihane – Republic of Ireland – 71 + 15 + 90 = 176
  • Lovre Kalinic – Croatia – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Douglas Luiz – Brazil – 45 + 90 = 135
  • Emiliano Martínez – Argentina – 0 + 0 = 0
  • John McGinn – Scotland – 83 + 90 + 61 = 234
  • Tyrone Mings – England – 61 + 90 + 26 = 177
  • Marvelous Nakamba – Zimbabwe – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Bertrand Traoré – Burkina Faso – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Trezeguet – Egypt – 74 + 69 = 143

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

  • Yves Bissouma – Mali – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Tariq Lamptey – England Under-21s – 90 + 0 = 90
  • Jeff Molumby – Republic of Ireland – 19 + 75 + 0 = 94
  • Joël Veltman – Netherlands – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Andi Zeqiri – Swizerland under-21s – 90 + 90 = 180

BURNLEY

  • Robbie Brady – Republic of Ireland – 30 + 82 + 78* = 190
  • Johann Berg Gudmundsson – Iceland – 73 + 0 + 0* = 73
  • Kevin Long – Republic of Ireland – 29 + 90 + 90 = 209
  • Dwight McNeil – England Under-21s – 82 + 14 = 96
  • Bailey Peacock-Farrell  – Northern Ireland – 120 + 0 + 90 = 210
  • Nick Pope – England – 45 + 0 + 0 = 45
  • Matej Vydra – Czech Republic – 45 + 8 + 24 = 77

CHELSEA

  • Tammy Abraham – England – 27 + 0 + 14 = 41
  • Kepa Arrizabalaga – Spain – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Ben Chilwell – England – 0 + 38 + 0 = 38
  • Andreas Christensen – Denmark – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Billy Gilmour – Scotland under-21s – 10 + 0 = 10
  • Olivier Giroud – France – 57 + 12 + 84 = 153
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi – England under-21s – 73 + 61 = 134
  • Reece James – England – 90 = 90
  • Jorginho – Italy – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • N’Golo Kanté – France – 33 + 90 + 0 = 123
  • Mateo Kovačić – Croatia – 0 + 77 + 90 = 166
  • Édouard Mendy – Senegal – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Mason Mount – England – 73 + 69 + 64 = 206
  • Emerson Palmieri – Italy – 71 + 90 + 90 = 251
  • Antonio Rüdiger – Germany – 90 + 90 + 0 = 180
  • Thiago Silva – Brazil – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Timo Werner – Germany – 0 + 76 + 76 = 152
  • Hakim Ziyech – Morocco – 72 + 90 = 162
  • Kurt Zouma – France – 90 + 0 + 45 = 135

CRYSTAL PALACE

  • Jordan Ayew – Ghana – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Michy Batshuayi – Belgium – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Christian Benteke – Belgium – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Eberechi Eze – England under-21s – 17 + 0* = 17
  • Cheikhou Kouyaté – Senegal – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Jeffrey Schlupp – Ghana – 0 + 67 = 67
  • Patrick van Aanholt – Netherlands – 0 + 11 + 70 = 81

EVERTON

  • Allan – Brazil – 90 + 0* = 90
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin – England – 63 + 21 + 0 = 84
  • Cenk Tosun – Turkey – 63 + 80 + 71 = 214
  • Tom Davies – England Under-21s – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Lucas Digne – France – 90 + 0 + 45 = 135
  • Ben Godfrey – England Under-21s – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Alex Iwobi – Nigeria – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Michael Keane – England – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Yerry Mina – Colombia – 90 + 0 = 90
  • Robin Olsen – Sweden – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Jordan Pickford – England – 0 + 90 + 90= 180
  • Richarlison – Brazil – 76 + 70* = 146
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson – Iceland – 90 + 90 + 0 = 180
  • James Rodríguez – Colombia – 90 + 90 = 180
  • João Virgínia – Portugal Under-21s – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0

FULHAM

  • Ola Aina – Nigeria – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Bobby Decordova-Reid – Jamaica – 45 + 68 = 113
  • Michael Hector – Jamaica – 20 + 90 = 110
  • Neeskens Kebano – DR Congo – 45 + 36 = 81
  • Aleksandar Mitrović – Serbia – 120 + 0 + 90 = 210
  • Tim Ream – USA – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Antonee Robinson – USA – 90 + 0 = 90
  • Marek Rodák – Slovakia – 120 + 90 + 90 = 300
  • Andre-Franck Zambo Anguissa – Cameroon – 90 + 0 = 90

LEEDS UNITED

  • Ezgjan Alioski – North Macedonia – 90 + 0 + 0* = 90
  • Liam Cooper – Scotland – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Stuart Dallas – Northern Ireland – 120 + 90 + 90 = 300
  • Mateusz Klich – Poland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Robin Koch – Germany – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Illan Meslier – France Under-21s – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Tyler Roberts – Wales – 0 + 2 + 1 = 3

LEICESTER CITY

  • Jonny Evans – Northern Ireland – 120 + 0 + 90 = 210
  • James Justin – England Under-21s – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Kelechi Iheanacho – Nigeria – 28 + 84 = 112
  • Dennis Praet – Belgium – 90 + 7 + 0 = 97
  • Kasper Schmeichel – Denmark – 45 + 90 = 135
  • Youri Tielemans – Belgium – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • Cengiz Ünder – Turkey – 77 + 64 + 0 = 141
  • Danny Ward – Wales – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270

LIVERPOOL

  • Alisson – Brazil – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Roberto Firmino – Brazil – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Jordan Henderson – England – 0 + 45 + 0* = 45
  • Curtis Jones – England under-21s – 73 + 29 = 102
  • Diogo Jota – Portugal – 16 + 34 + 77 = 127
  • Caoimhin Kelleher – Republic of Ireland – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Naby Keïta – Guinea – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Sadio Mane – Senegal – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Takumi Minamino – Japan – 72 + 33 = 105
  • Andrew Robertson – Scotland – 120 + 0 + 90 = 210
  • Xherdan Shaqiri – Switzerland – 45 + 72 = 117
  • Kostas Tsimikas – Greece – 45 + 62 + 90 = 197
  • Georginio Wijnaldum – Netherlands – 45 + 64 + 90 = 199
  • Neco Williams – Wales – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Rhys Williams – England Under-21s – 90 + 0* = 90

MANCHESTER CITY

  • Nathan Aké – Netherlands – 6 + 0 + 0* = 6
  • Kevin De Bruyne – Belgium – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • João Cancelo – Portugal – 0 + 90 + 19 = 109
  • Rúben Dias – Portugal – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Ederson – Brazil – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Phil Foden – England – 29 + 0 + 90 = 119
  • Eric Garcia – Spain – 90 + 0 + 47 = 137
  • Ilkay Gundogan – Germany – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • Gabriel Jesus – Brazil – 76 + 90 = 166
  • Riyad Mahrez – Algeria – 71 + 80 = 151
  • Rodri – Spain – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Bernardo Silva – Portugal – 45 + 72 + 19 = 136
  • Zach Steffen – USA – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Ferran Torres – Spain – 29 + 90 + 73 = 192
  • Kyle Walker – England – 0 + 90 + 64 = 154
  • Oleksandr Zinchenko – Ukraine – 56 + 86 = 142

MANCHESTER UNITED

  • Edinson Cavani – Uruguay – 78 + 71 = 149
  • David De Gea – Spain – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Dean Henderson – England – 45 + 0 + 0 = 45
  • Bruno Fernandes – Portugal – 0 + 72 + 45 = 117
  • Daniel James – Wales – 28 + 90 + 89 = 207
  • Victor Lindelöf – Sweden – 90 + 66* = 156
  • Harry Maguire – England – 90 + 0 + 90* = 180
  • Anthony Martial – France – 33 + 78 + 0 = 111
  • Scott McTominay – Scotland – 120 + 0 + 90 = 210
  • Paul Pogba – France – 57 + 90 + 90 = 237
  • Alex Telles – Brazil – 1 + 0 = 1
  • Donny van de Beek – Netherlands – 90 + 26 + 20 = 136

NEWCASTLE UNITED

  • Miguel Almirón – Paraguay – 90 + 0 = 90
  • Ciaran Clark – Republic of Ireland – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Jeff Hendrick – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 0 = 180
  • Emil Krafth – Sweden – 0 + 24 = 24
  • Jamal Lewis – Northern Ireland – 120 + 54 + 24 = 198
  • Fabian Schär – Switzerland – 90 = 90

SHEFFIELD UNITED

  • Ethan Ampadu – Wales – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Sander Berge – Norway – 0 = 0
  • Rhian Brewster – England under-21s – 73 + 0 = 73
  • Oliver Burke – Scotland – 0 + 0 + 17 = 17
  • John Egan – Republic of Ireland – 14 + 0 + 0* = 14
  • Oliver McBurnie – Scotland – 37 + 90 + 29 = 156
  • Aaron Ramsdale – England under-21s – 90 + 0 = 90

SOUTHAMPTON

  • Stuart Armstrong – Scotland – 0 + 87 + 0 = 87
  • Jan Bednarek – Poland – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Ibrahima Diallo – France under-21s – 26 + 0 = 26
  • Moussa Djenepo – Mali – 70 + 0 = 70
  • Michael Obafemi – Republic of Ireland under-21s – 74 + 11 = 85
  • Jannik Vestergaard – Denmark – 90 + 0 = 90

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

  • Toby Alderweireld – Belgium – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Serge Aurier – Ivory Coast – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Gareth Bale – Wales – 0 + 90 + 61 = 151
  • Ben Davies – Wales – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Eric Dier – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Matt Doherty – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 0* = 180
  • Gedson Fernandes – Portugal under-21s – 90 + 90 + 56 = 236
  • Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – Denmark – 90 = 90
  • Son Heung-min – South Korea – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Harry Kane – England – 0 + 90 + 76 = 166
  • Hugo Lloris – France – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Giovani Lo Celso – Argentina – 61 + 90 = 151
  • Sergio Reguilón – Spain – 61 + 90 + 0 = 151
  • Joe Rodon – Wales – 21 + 90 + 90 = 201
  • Davinson Sánchez – Colombia – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Moussa Sissoko – France – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Harry Winks – England – 90 + 45 + 26 = 161

WEST BROMWICH ALBION

  • Semi Ajayi – Nigeria – 29 + 6 = 35
  • Conor Gallagher – England under-21s – 90 + 29 = 119
  • Kamil Grosicki – Poland – 0 + 45 + 15 = 60
  • Dara O’Shea – Republic of Ireland – 76 + 82 + 90 = 248

WEST HAM UNITED

  • Fabián Balbuena – Paraguay – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Said Benrahma – Algeria – 0 + 73 = 73
  • Vladimír Coufal – Czech Republic – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Lukasz Fabianski – Poland – 0 + 0 + 90 = 90
  • Sebastien Haller – Ivory Coast – 67 + 90 = 157
  • Darren Randolph – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Declan Rice – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Tomáš Souček – Czech Republic – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • Andriy Yarmolenko – Ukraine – 45 + 0* = 45

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

  • Willy Boly – Ivory Coast – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Leander Dendoncker – Belgium – 45 + 0 + 90 = 135
  • Raúl Jiménez – Mexico – 90 + 64 = 154
  • João Moutinho – Portugal – 74 + 18 + 90 = 182
  • Pedro Neto – Portugal – 45 + 0 + 0 = 45
  • Rúben Neves – Portugal – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Owen Otasowie – USA – 3 + 0 = 3
  • Rui Patrício – Portugal – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Romain Saïss – Morocco – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Nélson Semedo – Portugal – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Adama Traoré – Spain – 28 + 17 + 0 = 45
  • Vitinha – Portugal under-21s – 74 + 45 + 90 = 209

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842 Comments Post a Comment
  1. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    I'm anxious to hear the pressers today. So many flags in my team and some big decisions are waiting on news from these pressers

    1. Mufc202020
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Any idea when the slots are for the press conferences???

      1. Clam. ☘️
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Check scout tweets

        1. Mufc202020
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Thanks!

    2. Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      How Long more are the pressers? TIA

  2. trimpos
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Martinez steer
      Saiss robbo coufal justin dunne
      Bruno jamez sterling grealish jorginho
      Bamford kane DCL

      1ft 1.1 itb

      What to do?
      A)Robbo to telles/cancelo/pva
      B)Sais to telles/cancelo/pva
      C)Sterling to kdb

      1. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B) because of Saiss losing his spot (to Cancelo)

        C) is a luxury transfer and could easily backfire in any given GW.

        A) is a solid move if the rest of your DF is fine (but obviously you have Saiss so it isn't)

    • ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Thanks Skonto for all the work in providing this important information for us. I for one appreciate it. Good luck this gameweek.

      1. Skonto Rigga
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        My pleasure, that's very kind of you. Best of luck yourself!

        1. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Thank you, Neale

    • fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      A) Salah -> Grealish
      B) Salah-> KDB

      the other will come in regardless next week. I have son, kane and sterling so will be highly leveraged in the spurs city game if I bring in KDB if that makes a difference

      1. Buck The Trent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Maybe A first

      2. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Grealish as you have Stirling

      3. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Thanks both. That what I'm thinking, just seems strange to have so much money in the bank

    • quayle99
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Help with this mess

      Martinez McCarthy
      Robertson Dallas Lamptey Taylor Mitchell
      Salah Son Auba Costa Phillips
      Kane DCL Davis

      Thinking Salah to Rodriguez then Son > KDB next week.

      Or would you do something different or more for -points

      TA

      1. Puntillimon
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Salah to Bruno this week with captain. Wait and see, maybe kane to vardy the next. Son more likely to do well with spurs likely to counter attack

      2. Olson
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Son should be your lowest priority

      3. reedybob91
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Would completely revitalise your miss

        No Chelsea cover so would do Salah > Ziyech
        Would also do Auba>Bruno for a minus 4 as arsenal don't look like scoring goals

        Then son> KDB next week

    • TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Can anyone explain the maths behind why Salah would miss the Brighton game? (Assuming he get's a negative result next week).

      1. The King
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Also wondering this

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

        Has to self Isolate for 10 days from last positive test, I believe.

        1. TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          hmm and Saturday 28th is the 10th day. Throw in limited training and it's unclear when he'll leave Egypt and it does seem increasingly like he's out.

          This just feels like the Son 'injury' again, where i waited and waited then changed at the last minute and he goes crazy!

        2. Tinfoil Deathstar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 11 days ago

          No it's from date of first positive test (if symptomatic) or date of first symptoms. Egyptian FA appeared to announce Salah tested positive last Friday (although I guess they could've known sooner) so 10 days should be up by Nov 23rd. Salah would still have to record a negative test before returning to training though.

          1. Flynny
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            And I think he is flying home today!!

            1. Tinfoil Deathstar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Yep and in a medically equipped flight apparently, so this doesn't impact quarantine rules. I think he'll almost certainly miss Leicester game given the timeline outlined above, but I'm guessing Liverpool are pushing to have him back for Atalanta (in theory his 10 days of self-isolation should be up by then so he has an outside chance of making that game). Even if he does miss out on Atalanta then I'm cautiously optimistic about him being back for Brighton. I'm not transferring him out anyway.

              1. HMC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                next to zero chance he's ready for atalanta. the fact that brighton is only 5 days after Leicester game is a HUGE doubt without a current negative test

                1. Tinfoil Deathstar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Yeah I've said it is an outside chance of him making that game. More confident for Brighton.

          2. FPL_Motty
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Yes this^. Many people mis-intepreting the rules, but its 10 days from the first positive test. So long as he tests negative before Monday, he can be cleared for training Tuesday and would make the brighton game.

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

        I simply dont like the uncertainty. 100% out this week and looking 70-30 for next week. I am chasing in my ML, so easier to transfer him out and bring in points for this weekend and wait and see. Plus avoid price drops and price increase over the coming days.

        1. Tinfoil Deathstar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I'd maybe wait for Klopp's press conference later then, as you might get a firmer idea of whether he's out or not. To add context to my decision I've already taken a -4 this week (Kane -> Watkins; Podence -> Bruno) so I'm not keen on taking a -8 to ship him out.

    • The Mighty Whites
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      1FT, 4.0 ITB:

      Martinez, Peacock-Farrell

      Chilwell, *Saiss, Lamptey, Coufal, *Mitchell

      Salah, Son, Rodriguez, Grealish, *Alzate

      Kane, Calvert-Lewin, Bamford

      A - Saiss out and play 4 at the back
      B - Salah to Bruno / KDB
      C - Something else?

      1. Puntillimon
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B

    • Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      On wildcard.. GTG?

      Martinez
      Coufal cresswell chilwell cancelo
      Ziyech grealish kdb mane Bruno
      Watkins
      Forster bamford Mitchell Brewster

      1. NO SALAH
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Looks nice. WHU double up on defence is too much for me, even if they are solid at the back.

    • Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      On wc, which GK would you choose?

      A Mccarthy (0.3 cheaper, back up in Forster in case injury/covid, mixed fixtures, can get Targett for villa defensive cover)

      B Martinez (nice fixtures, one extra game DGW)

      1. The Mighty Whites
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        b

      2. Puntillimon
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        A

      3. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B

      4. Shatner's Bassoon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Prefer A.

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

        McCarthy + Targett is better than Martinez + KWP.

    • reedybob91
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Lost on last page

      Which 2 to start

      R James (new)
      Kilman (SOU)
      Lamptey (avl)
      Mitchell (bur)

      James and Lamptey best chance of attacking returns
      Kilman, Mitchell better CS potential

      Chilwell my definite starter

      1. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Think you got it right

    • damiang2233
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Best replacement for Salah?

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Did Salah to Kdb

      2. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Mane
        KDB
        Bruno
        Ziyech
        Grealish

    • Flynny
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Bruno going to be massively captained this weekend.

      If klopp says he expexts salah will he back for gw10, what to do?

      A....salah to Bruno- 4

      B....bench salah. Start lamptey. Captain grealish

      Thanks

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Sell Salah

      2. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Benching him this GW. Come on Podence

    • Gun gun
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      chilwell saiss lamptey dallas kwp

      choose 3 to start

      i am now on dallas chilwell kwp.

    • Atimis
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Thoughts on Salah Son to Bruno KDB ?

      Or Mane over KDB ?

      2FTs 1.6ITB

      Martinez
      Robo/Kilman/Chilwell
      Salah/Son/Hamez/Grealish
      Kane/DCL/Bamford

      Martin/Reguilon/Mitchell/Stephens

      1. Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        no need sell son.

    • teneighty
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Just saw that the flag is removed from Mitchell. So there is probably a slim chance he gets a start.

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Interesting, not sure whether to start him or lamptey. Lamptey more likely for attacking returns I feel. Mitchell more likely for clean sheet

    • only2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Any 4.0 playing defenders atm?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Not to my knowledge

        1. only2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Yeah, looks not so good

    • thom830g
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Which of these WC teams do you prefer? I am currently on A.

      A)
      McCarthy - 4m
      Justin - Targett - James - Dias - Coufal
      KdB - Bruno - Zaha* - Grealish - Bissouma
      DCL* - Kane - Bamford
      + 1,7 ITB (an easier way to Bruno -> Salah when fit again)

      B)
      McCarthy - 4m
      Justin - Targett - James - Dias - Coufal
      KdB - Bruno - Jota* - Grealish - Bissouma
      Vardy* - Kane - Bamford
      + 0,2 ITB (would probably do Vardy + Bruno out to get Salah back in after two GW's)

    • Ghost86
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Bottomed

      I’m leaning towards saving WC this week and doing it the week after. Thoughts?

      McCarthy Steer

      TAA Robbo Chilwell Justin Mitchell

      Salah Son Grealish Soucek Bissouma

      Kane DCL Mitrovic

      Maybe just go Salah to Bruno with one free transfer or would you WC now?

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Should've decided on WC earlier. Could have built some price rises.

        I'd do that move of Salah > Bruno (c) and then immediately hit WC next week.

        1. Shatner's Bassoon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Bit hindsighty? I don't think that team necessarily needed a WC when this IB began & waiting is the right play this season. Prices be damned.

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            No you're right. But my point is that when you WC you should WC at the start of the week instead of panic hitting it late on.

            I think it's better for his team to just make the FT and then hit the button next week.

            1. Shatner's Bassoon
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Yeah course that's ideal to catch those prices but sometimes you're weighing up a possible -4/-8 for example vs hitting the button, and need information to help decide.

              Personally I have a potential WC team that I'll either do later on after pressers, or just push ahead with my -8 over two weeks.

        2. Ghost86
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I don’t like the fixtures this week. So decided to wait to see if I could field 11 players which seems likely now.

      2. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Need to free funds up with TAA

    • arkom
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      WC team: Chilwell / Cancelo / Coufal / Justin / Kilman

      1,8£ ITB (maybe later Bruno --> Salah)

      Coufal (4,5£) --> Cresswell (5,1£)? Yay or nay?!

    • Ninjaa
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      On my wildcard, I'm going with Chilwell and Cancelo but which 3 to join them out of these or possibly another. Martinez in goal. Thanks

      A. Lamptey
      B. Justin
      C. Kilman
      D. Coufal
      E. Van Arnolt
      F. Walker Peters
      G. C.Taylor

      1. arkom
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        1. B
        2. C

        3. D or E

      2. Shatner's Bassoon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Southampton seem to be improving in defence so I think get yourself a piece of that with KWP.

        Coufal best value so I think go with him, and probably Lamptey as well.

        Leeds defence is better than they've shown recently though, and Phillips back will help them a lot... so Ayling or Dallas deserve consideration.

    • RED_ARMY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Current team:
      Martinez/Steer
      Chilwell Saiss Taylor Ayling Mitchell
      Salah* Son Grealish Podence Anguissa
      Werner DCL Kane

      Options i'm thinking of are Salah + Podence + Kane for a -4:
      a) Bruno + KDB + Bamford (leaves me with 2 mil in the bank with which I can do Werner to Vardy next week or get in Salah in 2-3 GWs)
      b) KDB + JRod + Vardy

    • Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Got four transfers planned over the next two gameweeks for a total -8. Only taken one hit so far this season and it seems like the right time to jump off Spurs so I’m planning Son and Kane to Grealish and Vardy this week and Foden and Jimenez to De Bruyne and Bamford next week. Seem reasonable?

      Martinez, Button
      Chilwell, Cresswell, Zouma, Lamptey, Mitchell
      Salah, Son, Ziyech, Foden, Anguissa
      Kane, Calvert-Lewin, Jimenez

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Yes

        1. Cilly Bonnolly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Cheers.

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

        I'm doing pulisic and son to bruno and jamez this week and jimi and kane to jesus/serge and vardy next week. Same boat as you taken 1 hit all season and used wildcard so seems reasonable to take a couple hits with injuries and fixture swing. Holding Salah

        1. Cilly Bonnolly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Yeah I’m without my wildcard too and also holding Salah.

      3. Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        westham, leeds etc all can score against manc. why do you need to sell 2 spurs for this week? make sense to sell one but two? nah...

        1. Cilly Bonnolly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I don’t have to sell them for this week but Son I was definitely doing anyway and I think Vardy against Liverpool’s under 21s has a great chance of outscoring Kane.

      4. The Mighty One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Those are 4 great transfer ideas. Really.

    • Blush Response
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Waiting two weeks to hear all of the final press conferences at least means there'll be a degree of satisfaction when I finally make my moves. Naturally that will dissipate as my new players bring in two points each.

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        It's the hope that kills

    • Gun gun
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      capt dcl over bruno? toss coin to decide?

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Toss it to the witcher

        1. Gun gun
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          whos ur capt mate?

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Dcl

            1. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              But I've only gotten 2 captaincies right so far. So im fully expecting another blank

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        I'm going DCL. Need to take a risk sinse I'm trailing in my mini league.

        1. Gun gun
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          hmm.. but actually DCL is not that of a differential though

    • Ciarant20
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      McCarthy
      Chilwell Lamptey KWP Dallas
      Rashford(doubt) Son ASM
      Adams Kane DCL
      (Button Salah Ferguson Burke)

      Wildcard Y or N? 3.1m ITB and no free

      McCarthy
      Chilwell Lamptey Cancelo
      Grealish KDB Jota Bruno Ziyech
      DCL Vardy
      (Button Balbuena Kilman Brewster )

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Bench Podence or Mitchell?

      1. jimbo90
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Mitchell. PVA is back so prob wont start

    • EgyptianKing
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Hi!

      Which defenders you think it’s best to buy at this point?

      Thinking about City (Walker, Cancelo?), PVA or Chilwell

    • Sturridge Wars
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Which one?

      A) Zaha
      B) Rashford
      C) KDB

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B this week

    • Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      “As of now, if a player's swab came back negative and a chest X-ray comes back clear they can return to the pitch. That's why Arsenal and Liverpool asked for the return of their players.”

      Hope!

    • dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      on a wildcard, is the 0.3 saving of McCarthy and Target over Martinez and KWP worth it?

      1. Shatner's Bassoon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        IMO yes. Be very unlucky if the latter two significantly outscored McC/Targ.