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The Complete Guide to Scout’s tips and advice for FPL Gameweek 9

Welcome to the Fantasy Football Scout Guide to Gameweek 9, and for once a standard Saturday deadline of 11:00 GMT.

To say it’s been a rollercoaster of an international break would be an understatement. Injuries coupled with coronavirus (COVID-19) is not a pleasant cocktail for Fantasy managers. Whatsmore, we are approaching a crossroads in the season with fixture swings encouraging many to play their Wildcards.

To help you with your crucial transfer and armband decisions, this Gameweek Guide will summarise the latest news from a turbulent couple of weeks.

The all-important Team News: Neale brought us the latest in his two round-up articles; one from Friday’s press conferences and one from Thursday’s. Further details can be found in his notes on each club along with his Predicted Line-ups.

Neale has also put together a comprehensive list of minutes played over the international break, along with the journeys undertaken by those playing abroad. Brazilian Thiago Silva (£5.5m) looks set to miss Gameweek 9 as a result of his late return.

Sell Salah?

The most expensive player in FPL contracted COVID-19 during the international break, leaving owners in quandary. For Career Hall of Fame No 1, Fábio Borges, the decision to sell or keep will partly depend on how long Mohamed Salah (£12.3m) is ruled out for:

I seriously doubt It’s worth to sell Salah for a hit if he is ruled out for just one Gameweek (which seems the most likely scenario).

– Fábio

The latest from manager Jurgen Klopp suggests everything is in place for Salah to resume training as soon as he tests negative for COVID-19:

Although whether he’ll be ready to face Brighton in Gameweek 10 – Liverpool play at 12:30 GMT on Saturday – is anyone’s guess. And any indication of a longer absence will spark further sales: the Egyptian is already the most-sold player ahead of the deadline.

Sadio Mané (£12.1m) could temp managers as a replacement, Pro Pundit Holly pointed out that the Senegalse has underperformed in recent matches:

Sadio Mané has just one goal in the last four Gameweeks, coming from four big chances. It is unusual for Liverpool’s winger to be so poor in his conversions and you would expect a big improvement going forward.

– Holly

However Holly does mention that Salah is superior for shots, shots on target and shots inside the box – almost doubling Mané’s tallies across the board. So when fit, the Egyptian would appear the better option.

Moving to Manchester

Some managers may consider moving early on Kevin De Bruyne (£11.5m) while Bruno Fernandes (£10.6m) currently tops this week’s captain poll. 

Both Manchester clubs feature in the ‘strong’ section of teams with the best upcoming fixtures.

Getting De Bruyne is perhaps a week too soon given that City travel to Tottenham Hotspur, although many on Wildcards are including the Belgian in their XV’s. But following their trip to London, Pep’s troops enjoy an excellent run starting with home matches against Burnley in Gameweek 10 and Fulham in Gameweek 11.

Pro Pundit Az researched De Bruyne’s record against the relegated teams last season:

In the four games he played against the last season’s doomed teams, De Bruyne produced three goals and four assists. A great return. City won all of these encounters convincingly, with the 8-0 rout at home to Watford probably their highlight of the campaign.

– Az

As our Tom Selleck look alike then pointed out, Fulham and West Brom (City’s opponents in Gameweek 13) are yet to keep a shut-out on the road, displaying some mid-table defensive statistics. They appear ripe for Manchester City to rediscover their attacking mojo – and chief creator De Bruyne will doubtless be involved.

But facing West Brom this Gameweek has made Bruno Fernandes the most-bought player, with just under 700,000 acquiring the Portuguese at the time of writing.  

Fernandes currently sits in both the Wildcard teams of Pro Pundit Zophar and Simon March.

Over the course of the season, Fernandes is joint second with De Bruyne for chances created (20). And form is on his side, as moustachioed Az revealed:

What is interesting here is that despite creating the same number of chances as De Bruyne, Fernandes has fashioned the majority of chances for players in the last two games (12), putting up just eight opportunities in the six games prior to this weekend. 

This suggests that Fernandes is growing in importance in the United attack and we could see him becoming even more instrumental in all the good things that the Red Devils do in the coming weeks.

– Az

But there are other options to consider from Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s team, Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) has caught the attention of both Holly and Lateriser:

Marcus Rashford has had 14 shots between Gameweeks 5 and 8, despite delivering just one goal from two big chances. He also ranks highly for shots on target (six) and shots in the box (eight): he should present an intriguing option as Manchester United finally find some form.

– Holly

While Lateriser looked to a tactical shift that could benefit the FPL midfielder.

With Luke Shaw (£4.9m) out with a hamstring injury, Alex Telles (£5.5m) is set to return to the left-back slot following a bout of illness. This could dampen the prospects for Bruno, as he likely won’t be on all set pieces, and Telles is a lot more attacking which will allow Rashford to make more runs inside.

According to our upside-chasing Pro Pundit, the double pivot used by Manchester United in recent matches makes them better defensively, which in turn means Telles can hold the width on the left. Therefore Rashford is going to be playing further forward than Fernandes and making more central runs.

Both players featured in the Captain Sensible article for Gameweek 9.

But given top billing by Jan Sienkiewicz were Chelsea duo Timo Werner (£9.4m) and Hakim Ziyech (£8.2m).

Werner is included for his goal threat while Ziyech offers assist potential:

Over the last four Gameweeks, only Patrick Bamford (4.22) and Jamie Vardy (2.12) have recorded a superior figure for expected goals (xG) non penalty than Werner (2.08), remembering, of course, that he now takes the spot-kicks too; Since his debut in Gameweek 7 no player has created more big chances than Ziyech, helping him lead the Premier League for expected assists (xA), with a score of 1.10.

– Jan

Our double-points maestro noticed weaknesses in the Newcastle defence that could suit both Chelsea players – they have given up more chances down their right flank than any other side (22), while only Crystal Palace (37) and Sheffield United (33) have conceded more attempts from set plays in 2020/21 than Newcastle (32).

But, as ever in FPL, we are rarely free of all doubt. Describing Newcastle as a “head-scratcher”, Holly pointed out:

They’ve conceded the most goal attempts (74) in the whole Premier League, but are second-lowest for big chances conceded with three. They are frustrating attacks who are then producing low quality attempts.

– Holly

Is this enough to put you off captaining a Chelsea player? Not for “closet Chelsea fanLateriser, who currently has the armband on Werner.

However, there are a number of other armband candidates to consider. One player given just a brief mention in Jan’s article was Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m).

David, no stranger to captain success himself, highlighted the potential for Everton’s number 9 against a suspect Fulham defence in the Captaincy Video:

In the last four matches Fulham’s expected goals conceded is 6.01, which is the fourth worst in the league – they’ve only actually conceded four goals which means they’re over performing against their xGC: they should have conceded two more goals than they did.

And then if we go into the specifics of where these chances are getting conceded for Fulham, in that period they conceded 14 headed attempts which is actually the joint most in the league. So when you consider what Calvert-Lewin is best at – which is his aerial presence – it does seem like quite a nice matchup.

– David

Quite a nice matchup indeed. Pro Pundit Az went as far as calling Calvert-Lewin the “outstanding captaincy choice this week”.

Value Villains

Top of the season ticker for the next six Gameweeks, Aston Villa not only supply an armband option of their own in the shape of Jack Grealish (£7.5m), but also offer excellent value across their attack.

Picked out by Seb as his differential on the Scoutcast, Ross Barkley (£6.0m) could be an excellent complement to Grealish. The former Evertonian has been posting impressive underlying numbers. Writing in the Scout Notes for the Villa’s win over Arsenal David noted:

Barkley is putting that advanced presence to good use too. In the last four matches, no Premier League player has played more key passes than him.

– David

Pro Pundit Fábio Borges is even considering an attacking triple up, having added Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) over the international break to join Grealish in his squad.

Zophar debated Watkins v Patrick Bamford (£6.1m) on his Wildcard, favouring the Villa player given the fixtures. 

However, speaking on the FPL Wire, Lateriser questioned whether fixtures mattered for Bamford given that his impressive stats were put together despite playing against Manchester City and Liverpool. He suggested Bamford could be the better long term option. 

Comparing Bamford to Watkins and Che Adams (£5.9m), Holly explained what all the fuss is about:

Delving into the underlying statistics, Bamford is top among all players for big chances (seven) [over the last four Gameweeks] … He’s also the most impressive of the trio in terms of shots (18), shots on target (eight) and shots inside the box (16), posting the leading tallies of any player once again.

– Holly

With so many good players pushing for a place in our teams, sacrifices will have to be made. As Sam Bonfield concluded in her latest piece:

It is impossible to own everyone – but it is possible to set your team to return as many potential FPL points as possible by carefully distributing our FPL budget across the field.

– Sam

Community latest

For those interested in the Head-to-Head Leagues, the main page can be linked to here. The fixtures for Gameweek 9 can be found below:

Use the drop-down menus to show your league and division. To find out which league and division you are in, follow the instructions on the main Head-to-Head page.

Once the Gameweek starts, if you click on your opponent’s name you will be linked to their team on the FPL website.

Finally, a quick heads up that the Gameweek 10 deadline is on Friday next week. 

And may your arrows be green!

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  1. Tshelby
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Play one:

    A) Walker-Peters WOL (A)
    B) Kilman SOU (H)
    C) Cancelo TOT (A)

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      I have Vest, Kilman and Cancelo

      Playing Cancelo for his attacking threat and the fact that he's in the best defence of all three

    2. tomasjj
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      b

    3. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      C for goal threat, B first sub

    4. theodosios
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Kilman

    5. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      C

    6. Tshelby
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Cheers all

    7. Springbank
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Cancelo

  2. aardvark22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Who to bench out of Robertson, Bellerin, Lamptey, Soucek?

    1. Get up ya bum
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Soucek

      1. aardvark22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Probably right but feeling stung by benching him last week

    2. JBG
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Lamptey

  3. Ninjaa
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    My wildcard team, think I'm settled. Thoughts please chaps

    McCarthy Forster
    Chilwell Cancelo Lamptey Coufal Targett
    KDB Bruno Ziyech Grealish Reidewald
    Vardy DCL Watkins....

    1. Better Call Raul
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Cash to bring Salah back ?

  4. Pre-deadline A or B questions
    Geoff
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Time for a pre-deadline A or B thread!

    What are your last minute questions on captaincy/transfers/bench/anything else?

    Please post as an A or B question, and please answer a few other people after you post yours.

    Good luck all!

    1. PL Ball
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play one:

      A) Cancelo (tot A)
      B) Mitchell (BUR A)
      C) Kilman (Sot H)

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        C

      2. b91jh
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      3. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        C

      4. mookie
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      5. jimmy.floyd
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        C

      6. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Not B. A I think for upside

      7. Springbank
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      8. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      9. PL Ball
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thanks for all the responses 🙂

        Definitely between A and C.

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Mendy Steer
      TAA Justin Mitchell KWP Taylor
      Bruno Sterling Son Romeu Bissouma
      Kane DCL Watkins

      1.5 itb, 1ft

      A) TAA + Bisso to Cancelo + Grealish for-4
      B) just TAA to Cancelo

      1. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    3. b91jh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      WC bench

      A) KWP/Coufal/Riedewald
      B) KWP/Soucek/Bernardo

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    4. bring back diop
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play
      A) Brewster
      B) Lamptey

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      2. PL Ball
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      3. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      4. Weeb Kakashi
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      5. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    5. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      A. Telles
      B. Cancelo (doubleup with Dias)

      1. b91jh
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      2. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      3. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        I'm not convinced Telles keeps starting. If you are than A. Otherwise B

    6. mookie
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      How many pens will Bruno score today?
      A) 1
      B) 2+

    7. Weeb Kakashi
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Pick one

      A Rashford (C) Play son and Kane

      B Kane> Martial(C) Play Son
      Allows Sterling for son next week.

      1. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        W

      2. Get up ya bum
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Don't get martial!

      3. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      4. PL Ball
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        From those two.. A

        1. OptimusBlack
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          A

      5. King Kun Ta
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A!

      6. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    8. Tshelby
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Could use some help here, play one:

      A) Walker-Peters WOL (A)
      B) Kilman SOU (H)
      C) Cancelo TOT (A)

      1. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        C

      2. jimmy.floyd
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      3. King Kun Ta
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      4. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        C

      5. Bruno BaNani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        C

    9. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Start
      A - Lamptey
      B - Saiss

      1. mookie
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      2. PL Ball
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      3. King Kun Ta
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      4. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    10. King Kun Ta
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Captain Ziyech (A) or (B)runo?

      1. b91jh
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      2. jimmy.floyd
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      3. PL Ball
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Bruno is consensus but Ziyech is still a good shout imo.

        Go with your gut.

      4. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    11. FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Who to captain?

      A) Rashford
      B) Mane

      1. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      2. King Kun Ta
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      3. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    12. Weeb Kakashi
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play one

      A KWP
      B Dallas

      Thinking Dallas. Have Jimenez

      1. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      2. Bruno BaNani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Kwp

    13. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play:
      A) Coufal
      B) Targett

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    14. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Captain?

      A Bruno

      B DCL

      1. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      2. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    15. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play Lamptey or Cancelo?

      1. Springbank
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cancelo

      2. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      3. Bruno BaNani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cancelo

    16. Springbank
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play one:

      A- Lamptey
      B- Kilman
      C- Dallas

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      2. John Nerdelbaum
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Play one

        A - Kilman
        B - Lamptey

        1. Bruno BaNani
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          B

      3. Barnes Owl
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      4. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      5. Bruno BaNani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    17. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Maddison as a 4 week punt?

      A - Yes
      B - No way man

      1. Springbank
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      3. PL Ball
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Back to the drawing board.

      4. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      5. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    18. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play 1
      A) Saiss
      B) Lamptey

      1. Bruno BaNani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      2. Werner Bros
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    19. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Which 3.9 def on WC
      A) Neco Williams
      B) Ferguson

      1. Bruno BaNani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

      2. Werner Bros
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        I'm on A but it's a tough one

    20. Ceebes
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Cancelo or Cresswell?

      1. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    21. OptimusBlack
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Who To C ?
      A- Vardy
      B- Burno
      C- DCL

      1. Bruno BaNani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      2. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

      3. Werner Bros
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    22. Bruno BaNani
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Wilson to Martial/Werner/Vardy for -4?

      Bissouma to Grealish/Rashford for -4?

      Any of these worth a hit?

      The one that I don’t sell will be benched.

      1. King Kun Ta
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        W to V or W

      2. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Bench Bissouma, no hit

    23. Werner Bros
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Play one

      A: Lamptey
      B: Cancelo

      1. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

    24. lankdog
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      A) Salah & Kane > Fernandes & Werner (-4)

      B) Salah & Kane > Fernandes & Watkins (-4)
      Which gives

      Will bring Salah or KDB in (for Son) next GW, but B allows me to bring both in by GW12 (for JRod), where as A I'll probably only have space for one of them

      1. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        B

        1. lankdog
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Cheers, did go for that 🙂

    25. mash
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      I'm getting Grealish in for his excellent form and good run of fixtures. Who to transfer out?

      A) Barnes
      B) Podence

      Currently will do A. Cheers for any replies, good luck to all!

      1. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Yeah I think I agree, A

        1. mash
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Cheers Geoff! Hopefully will offset this a bit by making a move next week to get Vardy in as a more nailed LEI player for their good run.

  5. La vida FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Son > KDB (-4)

    ????

    1. Bishopool
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      no

    2. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      No, wait. Son could easily outscore or match KDB this week.

    3. AC Yew
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      No

    4. La vida FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      All very sensible

    5. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      No

    6. mookie
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      No

  6. Greenbackbøøg…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Holgate to start over Mina?

    1. Get up ya bum
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yes imo

  7. F_Ivanovic
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    So many people taking hits this week... surely it's better to have waited till next week for those hits? I've tentatively planned a -8 for next week to bring in double City but if Spurs were to beat City this week that might easily change with me only going for one City asset and keeping Kane.

    1. Crunchie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yeah my thoughts. But I dont know whether to do son for KDB for a -4 hit or not?

    2. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Why is it better to take a hit next week over this week?

      1. Crunchie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Maybe just more information on Spurs before making the switch I guess

        1. PlumaPiedra
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Oh are you only talking specifically about selling Spurs assets for City ones? I thought you were talking more generally.

  8. Weeb Kakashi
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Have both Kane and Son.
    Thinking of Kane> Martial(C) (-4)

    Allows for Son>Sterling next week for free.

    1. BrockLanders
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Not for me

    2. King Kun Ta
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Nooooo

  9. Tripleh123
      1 month, 26 days ago

      G2G?
      Martinez
      Robbo , Taylor , Kilman
      KDB, Zaha, Fernandes(C), Grealish
      Kane, DCL(VC), Bamford

      (Steer, Lamptey, Justin, Bissouma)

      Should i start Lamptey or Justin over Taylor? Palace aren't that good away from home.

      1. BrockLanders
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        I'd start Taylor

    • iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Asking ine more time. Leaning on A but dont know if I shpuld double up on Villa boys.

      Mendy Steer
      TAA Justin Mitchell KWP Taylor
      Bruno Sterling Son Romeu Bissouma
      Kane DCL Watkins

      1.5 itb, 1ft

      A) TAA + Bisso to Cancelo + Grealish for-4
      B) TAA + Bisso to Cancelo + Zaha for -4
      C) TAA + Bisso to Cash + Ziyech for -4
      D) just TAA to Cancelo

    • wowo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Kane> richalison or son to ziyech?
      should i get Richarlison for three weeks mainly to attack fulam? or ziyech for a longer term?

    • b91jh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Coufal+4.4 or Soucek+3.9 along with KWP on the bench? On wc.

    • Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      WC gtg?

      Martinez
      Chilwell,KWP,Coufal
      Sterling,Jota,Bruno(C), Grealish
      Werner,Vardy,DCL

      Subs:4.0, Bissouma,Mitchell,Justin

    • Utopsis
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Finalising wildcard and it's now down to:

        A. Kilman
        B. Lewis

        Would be my 2nd sub (in front of 3.9 fodder) so need to get this right going into December congestion.

        Any views?

      • Super Nashwan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Has anyone ever done a -20? Already played wildcard in gw2.
        Wanting to transfer out taa, Burke, Podence, son, Jimi, kane, salah
        And bring in Kilman, vardy, Fernandes, grealish, Ziyech, Bamford, kdb
        Am I crazy?

        1. YEAH PITCH!
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Go for it

        2. wilsonito
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Make it -12 and hold son/Kane & Jimenez

      • Danno - Emre Canada
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Werner or Bruno captain. Werner as chasing but will he start or go for a confident Grealish?

        1. Klip Klopp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Im in the same Dilemma. I’m leaning towards Werner

          1. Danno - Emre Canada
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Yeah I’ve captained him once before in the game he was benched but then ended up starting hmmmm

      • corderz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Mad to captain Hamez?

        (Have Bruno, DCL, Grealish)

        1. BrockLanders
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Not really, could easily work

      • htfcbrad
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Martinez, (4.0)
        Chilwell, Cancelo, Castagne, (Kilman), (3.9)
        KDB, Bruno, Ziyech, Grealish, Jota
        Vardy, DCL, Watkins

        Have 8 good forward players here so unsure if it's worth dropping Jota to a £4.4m to give me £2.3m ITB

        1. Get up ya bum
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Vardy to 4.5 jota to mane 3.9 to lewis

      • Crunchie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Is son to KDB for a -4 too much?

        1. Mike82
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          I'd leave it this weekend tbh, going to do the same transfer next week

          1. Crunchie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Thank was think kane to vardy and son to KDB to a -4 anyway but if Kane dies it again today?

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Again, yes

      • Mike82
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        What are the odds on Tyrick Mitchell starting this weekend?

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          11/4

          1. Mike82
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Haha, banking that he does rather than take a hit to get a player in

        2. BrockLanders
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Fairly high

        3. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Hes lost his spot to PVA again

        4. Arlo2103
            1 month, 26 days ago

            No chance

            1. Crunchie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              As a Palace fan. PVA was very good against (wolves - the only player) and Leeds

        5. Klip Klopp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Kane, Werner or Bruno for the armband?

          1. Mike82
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Bruno

        6. Marty McFly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Will Salah’s price drop tonight or is it protected?

          1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            He is not price drop protected but fpl towers do as they please...

            1. Marty McFly
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              I really need him to drop once before the next deadline haha

        7. Iceball
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Play 1
          A) Saiss vs Southampton ( might play instead of Kilman?)
          B) Lamptey vs mighty Aston Villa

        8. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Salah to KDB/Rashford for a hit?

          1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Justin will play most probably instead

          2. Iceball
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Yes

          3. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            who will you (c)?

        9. hazzlehoff
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          A) KDB foden mitro
          B) KDB saka DCL

        10. Bishopool
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Best WC defender from them

          a) Justin
          b) Walker-Peters
          c) Lamptey
          d) Mitchell

          1. hazzlehoff
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            B

        11. Riggs
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Is it worth Salah and Wilson OUT and Ziyech and Vardy IN -8?

          1. Marty McFly
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            No!

            1. Crunchie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              I would if you are not bringing Salah back until gw 12

        12. Morthau
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          A. Wilson to DCL
          B. Son to ziyech

          ?

        13. PocketZola
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Take a hit here??

          Martinez
          Lamptey rob chill
          Salah grealish ziy bruno(c)
          Kane bam dcl

          Subs, dallas, mitchell, bisouma

        14. BrockLanders
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Fairly certain Bruno is going to flop. So many lumped on him. Guaranteed to underwhelm today. If you're considering some one else as chasing, just do it. Absolutely nothing certain in this game.

          1. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            He might flop I agree. And KDB might explode after that corruptive price rise yesterday