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My Digne replacement and why I’m changing formation for FPL Gameweek 10

Gameweek 9 was an amazing Gameweek for me. After taking my first hit of the season, I managed to get a total of 88 points and a Gameweek rank around the 20K mark, which was one of my top ranks in a single Gameweek ever. 

Consequently, I got a massive green arrow that propelled me to inside the top 30K in the overall rankings with the Wildcard still available.

Out of my starting eleven, four players delivered a double-digit haul and only my two Aston Villa assets blanked. Even Alex McCarthy (£4.5m) managed to get seven points without a clean sheet or a penalty save so I could not be happier with my boys.

Even though I mentioned in my last article I was planning to keep Mohamed Salah (£12.2m) in my team, ultimately, I decided to sell the Liverpool star for Bruno Fernandes (£10.8m). There was plenty of doubt if Salah would miss one or two matches due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and it coupled with the appeal of captaining Fernandes against West Brom, made me change my mind.

And so, on Friday night, I decided to pull the trigger, bringing in the Portuguese maestro and trusting him with the armband. This decision worked pretty well after Fernandes scored yet another penalty and collected three bonus points in a tougher than expected home match for Manchester United.

Nevertheless, Salah could start at Brighton after playing against Atalanta on Wednesday night and we all know how he can punish his sellers in any given week. However, after Brighton, he plays against Wolves and both these opponents are well-organised teams. 

For this reason, I will take my chances without Salah for two Gameweeks, looking to probably bing him back in Gameweek 12, when Liverpool play against Fulham (possibly by using my Wildcard in that exact Gameweek).

Additionally, I needed a defender to replace the injured Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.3m) and Lucas Digne (£6.2m) was the standout choice to me. Everton’s three immediate fixtures were excellent, his assist potential is only second to the Liverpool fullbacks and I thought he had good potential for clean sheets or attacking returns in the short term.

I was very happy to see him bombing forward even more than he usually does, playing as a left wing-back in a 3-4-3 formation against Fulham. This new system suited him perfectly and he delivered two assists in a crazy first half at Craven Cottage. Sadly, for Everton and for his fantasy owners like myself, he suffered an ankle ligament injury in training this week and will be out for the foreseeable future.

Gameweek 10 plans

How Kane, Son and De Bruyne fared in midst of FPL fixture swing

Looking at my team ahead of Gameweek 10, I am a little bit concerned about the fact that I don’t own any Manchester City players for their back-to-back home matches against Burnley and Fulham.

My initial plan was to get Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m) in for Son Heung-min (£9.5m) but I find it hard to justify using a free transfer to sell such a reliable source of points, regardless of how bad Spurs’ schedule may be. 

I think Son was clearly underpriced by FPL this season, especially if we compare him with other heavy-hitters such as Raheem Sterling (£11.5m), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.6m) or even De Bruyne, who costs £2.1m million more than the Tottenham superstar right now.

Another thing we know about Son is that he is one of the most clinical finishers in the world and he doesn’t need many chances to score goals, as we saw in Gameweek 9 when he scored with the only real chance he had in the whole match.

And so, given Son’s price, form and overall career numbers, I decided I am going to keep him in my team for now. This way, I can use my transfers to improve weaker links in my squad, even if it means going without De Bruyne for their match against Burnley. I will re-assess this decision ahead of Gameweek 11 and if Guardiola’s team looks better attacking-wise than they have looked lately, I might decide to get him in by then.

CHANGING FORMATION

Even though 4-3-3 has been working pretty well for me so far, I think now is the time to finally switch formation and get back to the more conventional 3-4-3. There are several factors that clearly make me think this is the correct timing for a change:

  • 1) Two of the best defenders in the game (TAA and Digne) are injured for an unknown period of time;
  • 2) Clean sheet potential for good defensive teams such as Wolves, Tottenham and Burnley doesn’t look good in the short-term given their tough schedule;
  • 3) There is, finally, a cheap midfielder who I think will be able to compete with the best defenders in the game in terms of expected points and value.

With all these factors in mind and with £4.4 million available in the bank, I decided to bring Diogo Jota (£6.7m) in for Mario Lemina (£4.5m). The most recent Liverpool acquisition seems to have settled perfectly into Jurgen Klopp’s plans and, priced at £6.7 million, I don’t think he even needs to start every match to be worth every penny.

Since joining the Reds, his expected goals and assists per 90 minutes are pretty close to what Salah and Mane have been doing for years and, even if these excellent numbers decrease over a larger sample (which I doubt they will), I think he will have no problems justifying such a cheap price tag. To me, he is the clear front-runner for the award of best value player in the game this season and if he manages to nail a spot in Liverpool’s starting eleven, I think he will be pretty much an essential pick for every fantasy manager in the world.

With my free transfer locked in and, after taking no hits in the first eight Gameweeks of the season, I am now considering taking my second hit in a row to get rid of Digne for Rúben Dias (£5.5m). 

However, I am still debating if I should play Stuart Dallas (£4.5m) and sell Digne next week for free instead. Dallas played out of position against Arsenal last weekend and he was pretty close to scoring his second goal of the season while bombing forward the whole match. Unfortunately, Leeds travels to Goodison Park and Anfield next, which means the chances of him getting clean sheets anytime soon are very slim.

Manchester City’s defence, on the other hand, looks really good this season and I think Dias could be worth four extra points over Dallas in the sum of the next two Gameweeks. In fact, bookies give Manchester City a 55% chance of getting a clean sheet this week and he also offers a decent threat from set-pieces. 

If I decide to take a hit for Dias, I will be able to field a very strong defence with the Portuguese centre-back alongside Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) and Ben Chilwell (£6.0m). This will allow me to use my free transfers in midfield and attack in the next Gameweeks, which I think is really important.

Anyway, this will definitely be a late call for me and it’s possible I decide to just get Jota this week and hope that Marcelo Bielsa plays Dallas as a box-to-box midfielder again.

CAPTAINCY

Having made the decision of going without De Bruyne this week, I have no choice but to trust Fernandes with the armband yet again. Since joining Manchester United, he delivered more points away from home than at Old Trafford and I expect Southampton to play an attacking style of football (as they always do), which hopefully will benefit Fernandes’ potential for points.

FANS ARE BACK

Other than that, I was very pleased to know that half the Premier League’s clubs will be able to welcome back fans starting in Gameweek 11. For now, only 2,000 supporters will be allowed in the stands but, after almost six months of empty stadiums, it’s definitely a nice improvement.

That being said, I don’t think this change will have any impact on my FPL decisions. I don’t think there will be a huge advantage for the 10 teams allowed to have fans in their home matches and I will only consider this factor whenever there is a really close decision between two possible transfers I might be considering for my team.

Thanks for reading and good luck this week!

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1,060 Comments Post a Comment
  1. built_this_city
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Can you tell if rivals have made a transfer these days? Or is it only after the deadline now.

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Only after

    2. Gregor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      After the deadline now.

      1. built_this_city
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        thats rubbish

    3. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      The old system was so much better. You could see how many transfers teams were making and their values (so could sometimes make a good guess as to which player they moved, by the overnight price rises or falls).

  2. Captaincy - Gameweek 10
    Gregor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Loads of good options for our armband affections and it really could be any one or even all of the big hitters who haul this gameweek.

    I’m probably gonna have Salah, De Bruyne, Calvert-Lewin and Vardy as my main options and that really is a tough choice. I’m currently thinking that Liverpool’s tight schedule and the early kick off is enough for me to shun Salah and the recent form of the Man City attack and the Burnley defence is probably enough for me to decide against De Bruyne. That leaves me with the strikers and given the strength of their respective oppositions and due to having penalties in his locker, I am veering towards Vardy.

    What about you guys, are you looking for Bruno Fernandes to strike again against Southampton? Are you sticking with one of the Spurs assets at Chelsea? Who are you captaining this gameweek and why?

    1. LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I am going Vardy as I brought him in as my stand-out captaincy option (I don’t own City nor Salah nor Bruno)

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Vardy, late game and playing the worst defence in the league.

    3. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Vardy, but it was a tough decision between him and in form Bruno

    4. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Sterling. Looked sharp vs Olympiacos. good fixture, against Lowton, potentially no Pope. In better form than people think. Low EO, may take pens as KdB missed last one....

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Sterling won't take pens over KDB.

        1. Coys96
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          He's taken a few before, unlikely tho

      2. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I guess KDB will take penalties but i am still going for Raheem

    5. Kannbury
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Kdb with Pope out.

      • Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Sterling as I am chasing (at 1.5m)

      • wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        It's really tough and still don't know.Currently on Vardy but i am thinking Gregor that Dcl is the best forward in the league,he is on form with a good fixture.What's the reason we prefer Vardy over him?Penalties or a possible hat trick?

        1. Gregor
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Yeah, really close for me so just penalties and the fact that Leeds look a much better team than Fulham.

      • Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Vardy, simplest decision of the year.

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Vardy. Excellent form, massive flat track bully, looking sharp, NPxG has improved, Fulham are an absolutely dreadful side and Maddison is back. Looking forward to the party.

        1. DGW Sane TC Fail....
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Am hoping it's a small party 🙂

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Your hopes are likely to be dashed 😛

      • JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        KDB imho. He could’ve easily hauled away to Spurs so imagine what he’ll do home to Burnley. Burnley offer no attacking threat and will sit back which are the games KDB thrives in. We saw last year how consistent he was against the lower table teams.

        Vardy typically does much better against attacking teams with space in behind. Home to Fulham isn’t as ideal as people are making it out. I still think he’ll score but KDB has more potential to haul

      • Mingo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Tough this week but Pope being out swings it for me. KDB (C), Bruno (vc)

      • Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Vardy

      • Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I'd go Vardy if I have him, it's Fulham. I'm not going to have him though, so I need to find a big couch to hide behind.

      • lugs
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Dcl, he just seems the safest option out of everybody that i own

      • HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Has to be Vardy ... but wish he had previous home form this season

      • The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Vardy, Fulham are a championship level side, defensively woeful
        Though tempted to get in kdb on a hit

      • ‘Tis the Season
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Salah, massive differential for me in my Mini league. Thoughts on the rest of the pack is KDB-Burnley looking sharp with Ben Mee back, Vardy-close...very close by Salah edges it for me. Liverpool are on a run of nine consecutive victories against Brighton in all competitions, scoring 27 goals in the process!

        1. joey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Not quite an accurate comparison there! Burnley have Mee back but are missing Pope. Also if you're talking recent form then Man City have won the last 3 home games vs Burnley 5-0 and beat them 3-0 just this season, to me that is more relevant than the fact Liverpool beat Brighton 3-2 in 1991. Not saying Salah is a bad shout at all but this is the danger of picking and choosing statistics to fit an argument.

      • Stoic
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Party Animal

      • komodosam
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Vardy. In goalscoring form after his late goal in Europe and it seems like almost every striker gets double points against Fulham. I do have a feeling Bruno will score big too though.

      • PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Sterling for me.. can be explosive, played well midweek and low owned with no one in my ML's having him, so may as well have a punt

      • DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        All over KDB this week.

      • hewittj1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Don't own Vardy so KDB easy option for me.

        Feel as though they might all score well and it becomes irrelevant

      • Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I went KdB. He was unlucky not to haul last week and has a plum home fixture. Hoping for a big City win as I brought in Sterling also.

      • Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I went for bruno but it appears I'm in a minority

      • Grounderz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Looking at the majority of the responses here, so Vardy gets the popular vote yet only one assist that came out of it. Because it made sense at the time, folks?

        But hey no one took a look at Fulham's recent underlying stats?

      • HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        keep it simple
        Fulham just had their good result, don't see them having 2 in a row. Kdb still produced 2 assists + has been on the goals imminent table for some time.
        I'll back him to score this weekend

        1. HMC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          sorry, based this on @grounderz post but just realised this was last weeks captain ha!

    6. LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Zouma ➡ Cancelo / Dias for (-4)

      Yay or Nay?

      *I do have Chilwell as well

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Is zouma out?

        1. LewanGOALski
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          He isn’t

          Plays TOT this week and I already have Chilwell.
          Also CHE fixtures defensively not that great for double anymore I think.

          Stick, you reckon..?

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            For free it might have been ok, but a hit is harsh

            1. LewanGOALski
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Yup, for free I’d have already done it 🙂

              Used my FT to bring Vardy (C) though

              1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Reckon below?

                1. Rligudfootiemanager
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  I’m in that exact position. I did it for a hit as think it is more likely to be a CS for Man City and then they have better games afterwards.

                  Burnley will concede lots of set plays due to their blocks so I felt Dias has a better chance at a corner.

      2. hewittj1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        nay

    7. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Play 1:
      A. Lewis
      B. Coufal
      C. Targett

      On A atm...

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        B

      2. Jambot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Coufal

      3. LewanGOALski
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        B

      4. HODGE
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        b

      5. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Cheers...

    8. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Yay or Nay? Son >> KDB(c) for -4?

      McCarthy
      Chilwell, Cresswell, Justin
      Son, Bruno, Jota, Ziyech, Grealish
      Kane, DCL
      (4.0, Saiss, Mitchell, Davis)

    9. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      All set here?

      Mendy
      Chilwell, Justin, Cancelo
      KDB, Bruno, Ziyech, JRod, Grealish
      DCL, Vardy(c)

      Coufal, Targett, Brewster

      Could go James to Jota but I'm already on -4.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Looks nice

      2. Jambot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        lovely team for this week

      3. Pops15
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Hold. Should be an open game between Everton and Leeds. Plenty of opportunities for J Rod to pick up some points.

    10. komodosam
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Vardy or Bruno for captain this weekend?

      1. LewanGOALski
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        V

        1. Pops15
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Looking like a Vardy Party this week

      2. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        B

    11. 1966 was a great year for E…
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Who would you rather have for the next few games out of

      1) Jota
      2) Bamford

      1. JustPark
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Rather Che Adams over Bamford.
        Jota out of those two.

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        2

      3. HODGE
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        jota

        1. 1966 was a great year for E…
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Cheers lads

      4. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        1

    12. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Play Dallas or KWP?

      1. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Dallas

    13. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Chances of Wilson playing?

      1. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        90%

    14. ShaunGoater123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Boils down to this for me, thoughts appreciated:

      A) Dallas & Bissouma > 4.0 defender + Foden - 4
      B) Nothing - Means no city players this week

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        B out of these

      2. Pops15
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Out of those two B. I would think Foden starts this week because hes been great otherwise and deserves it. But there is always the chance he doesn't and not sure it's worth the -4 even if he does

      3. Yank Revolution
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        b

    15. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Lamptey...is it just a one match ban?

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        yes

        1. tiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          cheers

    16. Jambot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      G2G? No city attacking cover is a bit scary

      Matinez
      Dias Chillwell Coufal
      Son Jota Bruno Grealish
      Kane DCL Vardy(C)

      Button James Anguissa Mitchell

      1. Pops15
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Have you made any moves this week? I would be looking to move out one of the spurs boys this week with all the other options of big hitters. Dont need two of them for the up and coming fixture run.

        1. Jambot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Already taken a hit before pope was ruled out

          1. Pops15
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Might just have to be a hold then. Already have Vardy for the armband which would be my first pick. Could be a good thing having one more week to watch City perform before making moves to pick them up for Fulham. I took the -4 to take Kane and Son out this week for Vardy and KDB. Just feel a whole lot better knowing how explosive the coming fixtures can be for those two vs the likes of Kane and Son which I just can't see being too explosive during the tough fixtures. That's just my take on the coming gameweeks but plenty of managers here who are reluctant to get rid of their Spurs players. Only time will tell

    17. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      1FT 2.1 ITB

      Martinez
      Robertson, Chilwell, KWP
      Fernandes, Son, Grealish, Zaha
      Kane, DCL, Maupay
      4.0 | Mitchell, Bissouma, Lamptey

      Zaha, Maupay, Kane -> KDB, Bamford, Wilson -8??

      Can hopefully save an FT next week and then Fernandes -> Salah in GW12

      Thoughts??

    18. Patron
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Selling Son (don’t throw puns at me) doesn’t feel right does it... Even for Salah?

      1. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Sell Kane keep Son.

        1. Patron
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Don’t have Kane

      2. komodosam
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Nope. He has a knack of scoring in big games too.

        1. Patron
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Cheers

    19. PURPLE-RONNIE
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Anyone considering Jesus now pep said agueros still not fit?

    20. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Surely KDB might just play deep vs Burnley?

      1. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Why would he play deeper home to Burnley than away to Spurs/Liverpool?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Because Pep typically plays KDB as a #10 in big games and in an 8 in a 4-3-3 when facing inferior opposition. Not always, but usually.

        2. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          KDB normally plays in a more attacking role against the better teams

      2. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Check how many hauls he had in the deeper role last season, it's not a DM role, just a CM rather than AM. Hauls a plenty regardless.

    21. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Martial -> Vardy worth -4?

      1. komodosam
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Yes. If you make Vardy captain.

    22. New Post
    23. Pep bites Kun
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      For the next 3 games - Is A a no-brainer?

      A. Cancelo, Soucek
      B. Coufal, Klich(on pens)

    24. Alisson WondHaaland
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Thoughts on this WC? Any suggestions for improvement/ differential picks would be much appreciated

      Mccarthy
      Robbo Chilwell Dias
      Salah KDB Jota Grealish
      Vardy Watkins Bamford

      Button Bissouma Lowton Ferguson, 0ITB

    25. Garlana
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Simple -4 Jimi to dcl? Sick of not owning him, also worried about defence and bench

      Martinez,

      Cancello, James, robbo
      Sterling, son, ziyech, grealish
      Kane, bamford, Jimi*

      Bissouma, Mitchel*, lamptey*

    26. Superninteno Chalmers
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Feeling uneasy having no city. Already did Kane to Vardy.
      Only other option would be Son to Bruno for a hit...?

      McCarthy
      Chilwell - Robbo - KWP
      Salah - Son - Grealish - Ziyech
      DCL - Vardy - Adams

      1.8 itb

      Thanks!

    27. Bretth96
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Currently doing okay in top 200k but wanting to wildcard

        Current team

        McCarthy
        Chilwell zouma Justin kwp
        Son Jamez Bruno Grealish
        Kane DCL

        Ryan - Mitchell - stephens - Mitrovic

        Potential Wildcard Team

        McCarthy
        Chillwell Zouma Cancelo
        Son KDB Bruno Jota
        Vardy DCL Bamford

        Kwp - I.Williams - Romeu

        This change will be defence heavy but I think the core 3 are all good point scorers. Leaves 0.0 ITB which could be an issue

        What are people’s thoughts?

        1. Superninteno Chalmers
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I'd consider Kane to Vardy only and reassess next week. You're not in a bad way to begin with and still having your WC is a big advantage coming up to xmas.

          1. Bretth96
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Good points, my team is solid at the moment - I just have the fear of city doing well with these fixtures! Had the GW9 WC planned since day 1 for that reason but City have not been as convincing as I thought they would

              1. Superninteno Chalmers
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yea I too haven't got KDB in. Hung onto Salah so hoping he goes nuts.
                I did Kane to Vardy

                Good luck!

        2. RedJive79
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Afternoon all. Am I GTG? Cheers.

          Martinez
          Chilwell / Cancelo / Coufal
          KDB(c) / Jota / Grealish / Ziyech / Bruno
          Kane / DCL (vc)

          Steer / Brewster / Mitchell / Lamptey

          1. Superninteno Chalmers
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Looks good. Bit thin on the bench if Cancelo is rotated.
            Good luck

            1. RedJive79
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Thanks!

          2. Pops15
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Agree with the thin bench comment but at this point dont think its worth making any transfers with Lamptey back next week and the possibility of Mitchell at least getting a few minutes. Otherwise going forward it looks great. Would prefer Vardy over Kane for the next 4 game weeks but depends what you plan on doing moving forward to get the likes of Salah back for gw12

            1. RedJive79
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Most likely Kane to Vardy and then KDB to Salah.

              1. Pops15
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                If you keep Kane till gw 12 I would just be inclined to keep him until his fixtures turn at that point. If you were to get Vardy you should have done it this week. If you still want to get rid of Kane by gw12 I would look to Bamford or another cheap option like Wilson/Watkins. Then you can move that money to midfield and maybe move someone like Ziyech to Salah instead of KDB. KDB has great fixtures after gw12 as well so I would want to hold on to him.

        3. ballsy_b
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Is this good to go?

          Martinez
          Justin - PVA - Cancelo
          Grealish - Jota - Bruno - KDB (C) - Sterling
          Watkins - DCL

          (Forster - Neco Williams - James - Brewster)

        4. Budweiser
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Is Masuaku a better pick then Coufal?

        5. CRO KLOPP
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Which combo is better?

          A) KDB (c) & Bamford
          B) Vardy(c) & Jota

          1. Pops15
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            That's a tough one! I would prefer the Vardy captaincy this week but I like the look of Bamford vs Everton as well. I think long term I prefer the KDB pick as I like the look of City and Leeds fixtures coming up. And maybe a little bit of uncertainty if Jota will continue to start with all their attacking options. Super tough but have to go with A long term and B short term.

        6. Jogas tanto Oliveira
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Grande Fábio ! Boa sorte

        7. joey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Play one
          A) Coufal (AVL)
          B) Targett (whu)
          C) Kilman (ars)