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Targeting Man City assets and why I’m holding onto the Wildcard

Manchester City’s Gameweek 10 fixture swing is finally upon us and it could prove to be pivotal to how the Fantasy Premier League season pans out for many of us.

We have truly reached an important crossroads for our big decisions as the focus continues shift away from Tottenham assets in the direction of Manchester City’s premium attackers. 

The Citizens have seriously explosive potential as they host Burnley (who could be short of Nick Pope), Fulham and West Bromwich Albion in the next four rounds while Newcastle will come to the Etihad Stadium in Gameweek 15.

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

    Hi all

    Anyone heard any news re Zaha?

    1. Abra Dubravka
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Out tomorrow for Newcastle but may be back by the weekend

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      he is out

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

      Confirmed out by Woy

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

      OK thanks all.

  2. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Well may have to bring KDB with Pope news

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

      Nah. Peacock-Farrell ain’t no mug

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        okk

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

    Lol@Arteta parking the bus against a bunch of laid off oil drillers

    1. Klaren
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      And fishermen*

  4. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    G2G here?

    Martinez
    Chilwell Lewis Neco
    KDB Bruno Rashford(c) Ziyech Grealish
    Werner DCL

    Forster Brewster Targett Coufal

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

      Looks good. I would probably capt KDB though, he's well overdue a haul.

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

      Gtg, don't like captain.

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        He’s been listening to BenDinnery

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Who is Ben Dinnery?

          1. The 12th Man
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            He the guy who gives all the injury updates. Also on the Fantasy weekly podcast. He’s captaining Rashford all season.

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              Has he said why he is (c) Rashford all season?

              1. The 12th Man
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 2 days ago

                Aye. He’s one of 4 on the pod. He’s trying to play a non template team. Holly Shand, one of the pro pundits is another on the Pod. It’s an entertaining listen, Dinnery is excellent for his injury analysis on players.

            2. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              Is that podcast anygood? Don't tend to listen to them, just like watching video from here, let's talk fpl and black box

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

                The Green Arrow is very good

      2. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Ok thanks mate, I think Rashford and Utd do well v Southampton high line and they concede goals down the left side.

  5. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Is Jota and Salah overkill in a 3-5-2?

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Nope

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Nah i think it's fine as Jota is so cheap.

      1. Will J 256
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Cool thanks!

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

      Not at all. I'll be doing the same from GW12.

  6. Drogba Legend
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    What to do here? I have no bench

    Mendy
    Chill - Robbo - Dallas
    KDB - Son - Grealish - Ziyech
    Kane - DCL - Bamford

    Steer - Saiss** - Stephens** - Douglass**

    A) Save FT
    B) Kane > Vardy
    C) Son > Rash
    D) Saiss > 6.1 defender (cancelo, Cress, etc)
    E) SOmething else

    Cheers

  7. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Anyone chancing Aguero?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Toying with the idea but not sure I got the cojones...

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Not until he shows some form

    3. Rhodes your boat
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Very tempted

    4. Frucke
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      No

  8. DagheMunegu
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Can I get any idea of what to do with 1 ft and 0.3 itb?
    Obviously TAA out but would also like Salah or KDB in

    TAA Ziyech to Nkounkou KDB -4?

    Martinez
    TAA* Robbo Zouma
    Bruno Son Grealish Ziyech
    DCL Kane Watkins

    Button Lamptey Riedewald Branthwaite

    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      As you have Watkins I prefer to move grealish out

  9. PompeyUpNorth!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Nice article Darren and I can’t believe I’ve just given a Saints fan some praise?! but I totally agree with you and I think it’s Mane to Sterling for me..

  10. Tango74
      3 months, 2 days ago

      If digne is out , who is Everton left back ??

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        delph

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

        Probably Nkounkou

    • SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Guys no idea same thing being posted multiple times but less replies

      Martinez
      Robbie chilly dallas
      Son Bruno grealish ziyech
      Kane dcl bamford

      2.0m itb1 ft

      A) save
      B) kane to vardy
      C) kane and son to vardy kdb -4
      D) Kane Bissou to Brewster kdb -4
      E) son and robbo to kdb Dias -4

      Suggestions needed.

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

        B

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

        All depends how you view City

        1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          The Pope news is the one otherwise I may wait.

      3. PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        B

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      RMT

      Martinez (Forster)
      Chilwell Cancelo Coufal(Lamptey)(Neco)
      KDB Fernandes Ziyech Grealish (Riedewald)
      Vardy(C) DCL Watkins

      1 FT and 2.1 ITB

      A) Fernandes to Salah
      B) Watkins to Bamford
      C) Riedwald to Jota(bench Watkins)
      D) Save

      1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Easy save..

      2. The Sociologist
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 2 days ago

        B) for me

    • Wirbelwind
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      1 ft, 6 ITb!
      Hamez to Salah?

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

        No Digne helps Hamez

        1. Noah’s Ark
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Why do you think that TM?

          1. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Set pieces

    • King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Would you start Kilman over any of these?

      A. Konsa
      B. Coufal

      Playing Martinez if it matters.

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

        What score do you expect in that game?

        1. Indpush
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          2-2

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

      Hmmm, best option for the run of City fixtures?

      A) Kane ——> Jesus/Aguero
      B) Podence & Kane ——> KDB & Brewster (-4)
      C) Podence, Bruno, Kane —> KDB, Soucek, Aguero (-8)

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

      Schmeichel telling his defenders exactly what strap-ons they are. 🙂

    • JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Saiss, Zaha, Son > Targett, Jota, KDB (C) for (-8)?

      Team becomes:

      McCarthy
      Chilwell - Justin - TARGETT
      Bruno (VC) - KDB (C) - Grealish - JOTA
      Kane - Werner - Calvert-Lewin

      Forster - Mitchell - Stephens - Lamptey

      0.5 ITB.

      The -8 hit isn't ideal but this would be a long term move as I intend to keep KDB for his good run and in GW11, I'd use the 0.5 on a free transfer to upgrade Mitchell to a 4.5 defender to give me two viable bench options.

      Thoughts?

      1. JURGENAUT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Any opinions? Thanks

        1. Indpush
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          For someone who doesn't like hits, I don't hate it

          1. JURGENAUT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Yeah, I'm in the same boat in terms of not liking hits but to me, this feels like a massive improvement to my first eleven and soon to be bench depth. Thanks for replying

    • LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Kane ➡ Vardy (C) for FT

      Yay or Nay..?

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

        Have you got City?

        1. LewanGOALski
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          I don’t

    • fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Saiss >>

      1. Dias
      2. Cancelo

      And why please

      Thanks

      1. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Dias, nailed

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

        B

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

        Cancelo has bigger upside, Dias more nailed

    • Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Hope it snows this year

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Winters ain't what they used to be, todays snowflakes wouldn't survive winters of old.

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

          Such a laboured way to reveal your prejudices.

      2. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        It's always snowing somewhere.

    • Drogba Legend
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      What to do here? I have no bench players playing

      Mendy
      Chill - Robbo - Dallas
      KDB - Son - Grealish - Ziyech
      Kane - DCL - Bamford

      Steer - Saiss** - Stephens** - Douglass**

      A) Save FT
      B) Kane > Vardy
      C) Son > Rash
      D) Saiss > 6.1 defender (cancelo, Cress, etc)
      E) Something different?

      Cheers

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        D looks best bet longer term, get some City def.

    • Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Castagne likely to play against Fulham?

        1. Chandler Bing
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Will there be another presser before the games then? Leicester are playing tonight.

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

            After the game.

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

      Which one for the December fixtures?
      A)Son + 4.5 Def
      B)Jota + Chilwell

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

        B

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

        B short-term, A long-term

    • Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Pope is out ??

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

        Scout tweet.

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Oh my god making me panic about no kdb now

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Long live the pope

    • Henrik Larsson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Ive already asked this today but I'm tearing my hair out!

      A - Son for Sterling
      B - Son for KDB and downgrade bench player such as Dallas for Taylor/Balbuena - 4

      I'm 0.1 off the straight swap to KDB.

      Any thoughts would be much appreciated lads.

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        A'll do

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

      Scenes if Vardy is tested positive for covid on monday morning.

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        It's .........Rebekah Vardy

    • Flynny
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Evening.....I was all set to bring in salah this week - with kdb next week. Given that pope is out, do I prioritise kdb this week now? Who do I get please?

      A....kdb

      B...salah

      Thanks

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Jim, I'd stick with your original plan.
        City always tonk Burnley anyway and you knew that but went Mo, what's really changed?

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

          Pope has changed. Their best player out

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

        Why were you getting Salah?

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

          Cos he's the best player in the game

          Sold him last season before Brighton and he scored 10+

          But now wonder if i go kdb and get salah gw12 for Fulham...

    • Atimis
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Which one sounds best? Vardy (c) anyway

      1. Son Hamez to KDB Jota -4
      2. Reguilon Hamez to Cancelo Sterling -4
      3. Reguilon to Cancelo
      4. Hamez to Sterling (KDB not possible)

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        3

      2. Disco Volante
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        A

    • cattro
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Which one?

      A. Kane > DCL
      B. Kane > Vardy
      C. Keep.
      I feel like, as soon as I get DCL he'll stop scoring!

      Also James Rodriquez - stay or go?

      Cheers!

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        B

    • Kane Lane
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Minus -8 now to take out Zaha

      Jota or Torres

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        exactly same problem I have