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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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953 Comments Post a Comment
  1. bring back diop
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Zaha to
    A) JRod
    B) Jota
    C) Mahrez

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

      B

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

      B

  2. Jamesy0909
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Does Vardys home record vs Kane’s away record concern anybody??

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

      Against Fulham and Chelsea respectively .
      No.

  3. Ritchies Magic Hat
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Son + Zaha > KDB + Jota for a hit?

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

      Yes

    2. Neves say Neves
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Taking Son out for a hit is very risky. I'd just do one of those moves

    3. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      No

      1. Ritchies Magic Hat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Have no Pool cover and Lamptey suspended so Zaha needs to go - maybe just do the Jota transfer then

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

      Yeah

  4. JBG
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    RMWCT please, didn't really get any replies last post.

    Martinez-4.0
    Robbo-Justin-Dias*-(Dallas-Nkounku)
    Jota-Kdb-Bruno(VC)-Grealish-(Bissouma)
    Vardy(C)-Bamford-DCL

    *Really want Cancelo but can't bring myself to gamble on him starting or not.

    1.1 itb Thoughts?

    (Sorry for repost, bottomed :/)

    1. Neves say Neves
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      6/10. 5 being average.

    2. Ritchies Magic Hat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Dias instead of Robbo and use funds to upgrade Justin/Dallas?

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

        Upgrade to who?

        1. Ritchies Magic Hat
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Chilwell?

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

            Nah.. Don't like those fixtures. Chelsea will most likely concede(should have conceded against Newcastle even).

      2. JBG
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Already have Dias btw.

    3. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Looks good

      1. Traction Engine Foot
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Not sure about Justin on a WC though

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

          Justin only a placeholder for Castagne, might bring him in right away if Rodgers says something.

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

      I’d be tempted to upgrade Martinez to Mendy; and not sure I’d want Justin on a WC. The rest looks sound.

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

        Justin a placeholder, look above for my reasoning. Don't expect Chelsea to keep that many more clean sheets tbh. They should have easily conceded against Newcastle, but they're attackers were awful.

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

          Newcastle only had one shot on target against Chelsea

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

            Did you watch the match? Yes stats says that, but Newcastle got through that defense so easily.

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

              Yes I did watch the match. Toon were outplayed first half; didn’t get a look in. Granted second half they were better, Longstaff hit the bar with a cracking shot; that apart, Chelsea looked comfortable.

  5. Old Gregg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    I’m Tempted to Keep Foden and double up with KDB. Is this Too much of a risk considering foden recent starts in the PL?

    a) Foden > KDB
    b) Son > KDB

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

      Wait.. You can do Foden to Kdb without any hits? Do it.

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

        This

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

        Thanks.
        Yes some how have 6.5m ITB (but no salah as of yet)

    2. Alexis Nonsense
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Taking risks is the only way to rewards

      Foden should get starts now, he's the only City player that passes the eye test atm

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

      I don’t think Pep will play with 2 DMs against the weaker opposition, so I’d say a good chance Foden starts in most of the upcoming games. F**k it, go for the double up

      1. Old Gregg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks both

  6. Dosh
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Drop one
    A. Salah
    B. KdB
    C. Bruno
    D. Vardy

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

      I dropped Salah, for now.

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

      C

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

        Actually D

    3. BeWater
        3 months, 2 days ago

        D

      • Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        B

      • Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        A

    4. mdm
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Zaha to:

      A. Torres
      B. Jota
      C. Maddison

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

        B

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

      Medium term, do you prefer:
      A) soucek and Watkins
      B) jota and brewster

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

        If you have to play both every week then A

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

          Sorry, just playing one

      2. Neves say Neves
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        If both players are starting, A. If just the more expensive player is starting, B

      3. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        B

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

      Will Antonio be fit for the weekend

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

        Yeah

    7. Dave Dreamer
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      On Wildcard. Thoughts???

      Mendy
      Robertson, Bellerin, Diaz
      Jota, Bruno, Son, Salah
      DCL, Wilson

      Bench: Balbuena, Kilman, Brewster

      1. Alexis Nonsense
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        missing one midfielder...?

      2. Dave Dreamer
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Sorry add Grealish into the starting XI

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

        No city attack on wildcard is mental

        1. Alexis Nonsense
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Maybe not...they've been poor for 9 weeks

          I loaded up on City assets, regret it now.....

        2. Dave Dreamer
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          I know, but they have been so bad and they are soo expensive.

    8. Atimis
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Would you do Hamez Reguilon to Sterling Cancelo -4 ?

      Would (c) Sterling next week.

      1. BeWater
          3 months, 2 days ago

          I've got Cancelo but I'm starting to worry about him starting now. So wouldn't bring him in for a hit. Reguilon is a nailed starter.

      2. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Bale’s free kicks are worse than David Luiz’s

      3. Il Capitano
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Can't seem to settle on a transfer for this week, what move looks the best?

          1 FT, 0.9m ITB, WC Available

          McCarthy (Button)
          Zouma Chillwell Justin (Taylor Mitchell)
          Bruno Sterling Son Grealish (Bissouma)
          Werner DCL Watkins

          A) Zouma > Cancelo/Dias (captain Sterling/Bruno)
          B) Werner > Vardy (C)
          C) Both (-4)

        • QUEN
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Would be interested to see any wildcard teams about this week

          1. Dave Dreamer
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Here's mine

            Mendy
            Robertson, Bellerin, Diaz
            Jota, Bruno, Son, Salah, Grealish
            DCL, Wilson

            Bench: Balbuena, Kilman, Brewster

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

              How come Diaz over cancello out of curiosity looks look though

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

                Safe pick.

              2. Dave Dreamer
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 2 days ago

                surety of starts tbh. Not sure yet though

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

            A few above and on last page.

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

              Thanks will look I’m being lazy 🙂

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

          Really stumped for what to do..

          Martinez
          Chilwell PVA targett
          Salah grealish zaha* bruno bowen
          Kane DCL

          4.0 brewster mitchel lamptey

          1ft 2.2itb

          Zaha to..?

          A. Son
          B. Jota
          C. Barnes
          D. Something else

          1. Neves say Neves
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Jota for me but could go Ziyech?

        • Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Ok ok ok I give in...

          Zaha and Kane
          To
          Salah and Vardy(c)?????

          Keeping Son!

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

            😆

          2. Traction Engine Foot
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Good moves

          3. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Get Aguero Capt

            1. Stupendous
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              Zero chance

        • Slitherene
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Will Lascelles be fit for the weekend?

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

          Start Cresswell or Chillwell? Confused on which Well to start

          1. Traction Engine Foot
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            I'm starting Chilwell, I expect both to concede but he has more attacking threat and higher ownership

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

          Vardy was going under the radar, now everyone will bring him in

          1. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            He’d probably say you should get banged

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

            Hardly going under the radar. It is such a good time to get Vardy though. Everything says now is the perfect time.

        • jimmy.floyd
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Grealish or Jota?

          1. Neves say Neves
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Grealish I think

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

            I got in Grealish. I am not sure Jota is assured of starts with Salah back.

        • Neves say Neves
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          1FT 1.8 ITB
          A) Reguilon --> Robbo/Dias/Bellerin/Zouma/???
          B) Soucek --> Jota
          C) Kane --> Vardy

        • Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          A) Kane > Vardy
          B) Kane & Son > KDB and Vardy [-4]
          C) Kane & Burke > Salah & Brewster [-4]
          D) Foden > Jota

          Any thoughts?

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

            D

          2. Jindaljain
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            A

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

            A and D?

          4. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Cheers guys. A and D for a -4 seems pretty good. Still allows me to go for KDB or Salah next week.

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

          This Vinicus lad ain't bad.

          Spurs have struggled for years with their backup strikers but it looks like they have finally hit the target with this kid.

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

          My take on this week's premium player dilemma.

          Owner of Son, Bruno, Ziyech and Kane.

          Want-to-be owner of Salah, KdB and Vardy in that order.

          Holding fire on all 3 this week. Currently have Barkley and the shrewd move feels like moving him on for Jota, or Saiss for Justin and benching Barkley. Son and Kane are just playing too well to drop. I can see Chelsea and Spurs not being able to resist going at each other a bit. KdB is the only city player I'd take, and not willing to take a hit for him just yet; I don't think it will matter too much missing out on 1 week's worth of points if they do hit 3+ Burnley (personally don't think they'll score more than 2).

          1. BeWater
              3 months, 2 days ago

              I keep flipping between doing Barkley > KDB for a hit or just sitting and waiting. My problem is if I don't do this move I have to play Brewster this week.

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

                I think if you can afford that move for a hit, I'd do it. For me KdB would mean selling another premium

                1. BeWater
                    3 months, 2 days ago

                    I would be selling Kane. Midfield would be Salah KDB Bruno Son Jota.

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

              OK, plan could be :
              GW10 - Kane to vardy
              GW11 - vardy and bissouma to kdb and brewster (-4)
              GW12 - soucek to jota

              Mccarthy button
              Chilwell James ayling Taylor mitchell
              Mané Bruno grealish soucek bissouma
              DCL Kane Bamford

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

              Vinicius goal

            • Messien
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              Best Fwd to bring in for under 6.7? Can't choose between Bam, Watkins, and Adams. The only team I have coverage on is Villa with Grealish.

              1. Dosh
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 2 days ago

                It's very close but I think Bamford for medium term

            • Jindaljain
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              No City assets

            • balint84
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              kdb or sterling

              1. BeWater
                  3 months, 2 days ago

                  KDB.

              2. Littlegomba
                  3 months, 2 days ago

                  Taking a risk?! Opinions please!
                  Worth taking a -4 to do
                  Out:Son, Fernandes, and Jimenez
                  In:Salah, Jota and Vardy

                  1. Traction Engine Foot
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 2 days ago

                    No way. Selling Son and Fernandes for a hit just sounds like a disaster waiting to happen