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Antonio returns for West Ham as Hourihane replaces Barkley in Villa midfield

Michail Antonio (£6.2m) makes a much-anticipated return to the West Ham as they host Aston Villa in Gameweek 10.

The Fantasy Premier League forward makes his first start since Gameweek 6, tasked with leading the Hammers’ line on Monday night.

Unsurprisingly, Sebastien Haller (£6.1m), who scored just once in Antonio’s absence, drops to the bench while Pablo Fornals (£6.5m) and Jarrod Bowen (£6.3m) staff the flanks.

David Moyes retains faith with West Ham’s three-man defence, which has kept clean sheets against Fulham and Sheffield United.

That means Aaron Cresswell (£5.2m) remains on the left-hand side of a centre-back trio with Angelo Ogbonna (£4.9m) and Fabian Balbuena (£4.4m) while Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) and Vladimir Coufal (£4.6m) provide the width from wing-back roles.

Aston Villa’s starting XI is mostly as it should be, the only change an enforced one, owing to Ross Barkley‘s (£5.9m) injury last time.

Bertrand Traoré (£5.9m) came on for the former Everton man in Gameweek 9 but it is Conor Hourihane (£6.0m) who has been given the go-ahead from the start on Monday night.

West Ham United XI (3-4-3): Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Balbuena; Masuaku, Soucek, Rice, Coufal; Fornals, Antonio, Bowen.

Aston Villa XI (4-3-3): Martínez; Targett, Mings, Konsa, Cash; Hourihane, D Luiz, McGinn; Grealish, Watkins, Trézéguet.

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 10

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  1. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    (C) Salah, Bruno, Grealish, KDB or Werner?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      KDB

    2. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      KDB.

    3. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      KDB for safety, Werner or Grealish if you want to be outside of the box.

  2. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Trying to fund moves to bring in Fernandes, which would you prefer?

    Kane & Burke > Brewster & Bruno (playing 352)

    Or Werner & Grealish > Bruno & Antonio

    Martinez (Steer)
    Coufal - Cancelo - Lamptey (Taylor & Dallas)
    Salah - KDB - Grealish - Soucek (Burke)
    DCL - Werner - Kane

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I did the first option for KDB this week. but i also have Son so I felt comfortable about losing Kane

      1. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Yeah i don't fancy losing Kane against Arsenal, considering how they're playing too...

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Werner has Leeds at home and Grealish has Newcastle at home....

          Just save mate

    2. FOMFF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      1.
      But Kane loves the NLD

  3. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Will Hamez/DCL let me down again v Burnley?

    Have pencilled in Hamez to Jota the following week for Fulham with the fixture swing (other priorities I think this week)

    1. BooYaKasha
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Big flop incoming, typical Burnley

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Burnley 1-0 masterclass incoming

  4. Silecro
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Is this a good route do get KDB in?

    Vardy, Ziyech > Wilson, KDB (-4)

    Martinez
    Chilwell, PVA, Lamptey
    Salah, Ziyech, Grealish, Bruno
    Vardy, DCL, Bamford

    0.4 itb
    1 ft
    Cheers!

    1. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      subs: button/Dallas, Coufal, Gordon

    2. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Brady’s fixtures though

    3. Vazza
        1 month, 23 days ago

        You shouldn’t lose Vardy with his easy fixtures coming up

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Salah > KDB for free as controversial as it is ...

        1. Plant Based Footballer
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Salah looks hungry. He practically scored this weekend as well.

          That being said, I had Mitrovich all the way up through last weekend so what do I know.

    4. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Which combo ?

      James and Lloris or Reguilon and Mendy?

      Rp

      1. TOLV TUMS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        A)

    5. TOLV TUMS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Aguero back this weekend?

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        What’s it matter? Bad luck with all things considered

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Pick*

          1. TOLV TUMS
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            He might enjoy a visit with Fulham

        2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Considering that he has been injured and working back to full fitness?

          1. TOLV TUMS
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            So they consensus seems to be that he’s not back this weekend - check

            1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              No. I was asking why "he's a bad pick all things considered".

              Anyway... Wait to see what Pep says.

    6. Zalk
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Coufal is pronounced Tsoufal, right? Just wanted to get that out there.

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        sounds like a company who make frying pans

        1. TOLV TUMS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Tsou-Fal

          1. Troll hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Tsu-fal?

            1. potatoace
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Sue-Phal

        2. Vazza
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Anyone doing Bruno to Salah ahead of GW12?

        3. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Why would write the pronunciation out with a silent T?

      2. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Any chance of a Cresswell attacking return?

        1. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Maybe assist from corner

        2. Salarrivederci
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          If Bowen stops taking all the set pieces, yes 😉

      3. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        A) Fernandes
        B) KdB

        1) Bamford
        2) Antonio

        1. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          AB

      4. Salarrivederci
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Doing Bowen -> Jota after CL for free will give me this team. Solid right?

        Martínez
        Lamptey - Chilwell - Robertson
        Jota - Grealish - Son - Fernandes - (K)DB
        Bamford - Vardy

        (Steer, Cresswell, Brewster, Mitchell)

        1. pundit of punts
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Wow Our teams are so similar

          1. Salarrivederci
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Hope your rank is better than mine though 😀
            Kinda feel like Lamptey > Cresswell next GW

            1. Utopsis
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Cresswell is not a value pick mate - he's not on corners anymore I don't think, you'd be better off with Masuaku or Coufal and save the extra dosh

        2. pundit of punts
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Good to go ? 🙂

          Martinez
          Dias - KWP - Lamptey
          Salah - KDB - Bruno - Grealish - Jota
          Vardy - Bamford

          Button - Taylor - Mitchell - Davis

          1. The Train Driver
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Looks good on paper

          2. JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Yes solid team

          3. Dele
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Solid

          4. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Cheers all

          5. BobbyDoesNotLook
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Really really good but when Christmas period comes you are in trouble with that bench.

        3. TOLV TUMS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Tough one

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Congratulations.

            1. TOLV TUMS
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Hahaha reply fail

        4. leocarter27
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Bit stuck on what to do? 1FT 2.4 ITB

          Martinez / Forster

          Zouma Dias Konsa Coufal / 3.9

          Bruno Salah Son Soucek / Barkley*

          DCL Kane / Brewster

          Transfer ideas

          A) Barkley to Grealish
          B) Brewster to Wilson
          C) Other (suggestions)

          Cheers

        5. AzzaroMax99
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Sterling or KDB?
          Kdb is safer bet but Sterling is differential.

          2nd question - is this good way to get either of them? Ziyech+Kane to Kdb/Sterling+CWilson

          1. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 23 days ago

            I've already ditched Kane and will move Ziyech out after Leeds to can't argue with that

            KDB for me the better pick, depends how much you are chasing in ML's for example but KDB will get more points this season

        6. abhirup780
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Just realized, my rival captained Sterling with Grealish VC.

        7. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Late to the party but get in Grealish!!

        8. Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Antonio or Wilson in for the foreseeable?

          1. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Wilson if he doesn't have the rona

            1. Top Lad Dakes.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Shoot just seen all that. Should have confirmation pre deadline

        9. Dele
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          KDB, Salah, Jota, Bruno, Son

          How do I fit Grealish in?

          1. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Son out

            1. Dele
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Son against Arsenal...

              1. TimoTime
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 23 days ago

                It's potentially Toon U18's

          2. Salarrivederci
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Personally I feel like Robertson + Jota covers not owning Salah

            1. Vazza
                1 month, 23 days ago

                I have both so should have no problem

            2. Top Lad Dakes.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Don’t for now. Bangingggg midfield, bloody hell. How’ve you even managed that? I’d need to downgrade DCL/Robbo/Cancelo just to put out a 451 with that

          3. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Team currently for GW 11:

            Martinez,
            Chilwell, James, Coufal
            Ziyech, Grealish, Bruno, (K)DB,
            DCL, Vardy, Bamford

            3.1 ITB

            Bank the free transfer and do DCL > Wilson and Ziyech > Salah GW12?

            Just hoping there aren’t too many rises on Wilson/Salah that end up pricing me out

          4. Vazza
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Anyone doing Bruno to Salah ahead of GW12??

              I’m missing out on KDB for GW11, which is going to be a nerve racking experience!

              1. RamaJama
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Why miss out? Take A hit if you want him long term

                1. sminkypinky
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Or two

            • sminkypinky
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Next week need to bench one of Zouma, kwp, Lamptey. Who?

              1. Giggs Boson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                KWP

                1. sminkypinky
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  So you think Brighton are more likely to score at home than Southampton away GB?

                  1. Giggs Boson
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Slightly. The stats support it.

                    Also Lamptey has better goal threat .

                    1. sminkypinky
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Agree about Tariq pushing forward more even though kwp was unlucky last time not to score.
                      Didnt check the stats.
                      Cheers mate! 🙂

            • fc_skrald
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Strategy for my Jiménez transfer is ready - if there is a price fall before the deadline Antonio will come in. If not it will be Ings.

              1. Rainer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Danny’s back?

              2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Make the early transfer to get the player you want.

              3. TOLV TUMS
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Did you know Jimi was in hospital with a head injury?

                1. PlumaPiedra
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Probably why he's getting rid.

            • leocarter27
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              What transfer sounds better?

              A) Barkley to Grealish
              B) Brewster to C.Wilson

              Thanks

              1. FPLMACKEM
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 23 days ago

                A Barkley is out for a few weeks.

            • Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Looks like Grealish is saving my season again

              1. Rainer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                A casual pick too...

              2. Scholes Out Forever
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                such a casual

              3. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                1 goal saves your season?

            • AzzaroMax99
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Kane to Vardy or CWilson? Both on pens, nice fixtures in nect few weeks.

              1. sminkypinky
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                I would go Wilson. Enables more elsewhere.

                1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  keep for Arsenal

            • Stoic
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Thoughts on Chilwell to James to free some cash to bring in KDB in a -8
              Ziyech+J.Rod + Chilwell to KDB + Soucek + James

              1. Giggs Boson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Find another way. If you want James, get him alongside Chilwell, not instead of.

                I'd free cash elsewhere for KDB.

                1. Stoic
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Thats the problem. No other way

              2. Troll hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Don't like it tbh

            • Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Which one do you prefer GW11-12:
              A. Son (ARS cry)
              B. Werner (LEE eve)

              1. TOLV TUMS
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                A) for me

              2. C_Manan
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 23 days ago

                B, Leeds and Everton right now have weak defense

            • DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Sterling to De Bruyne for free?
              Yes or no?

              1. RogDog_jimmy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 23 days ago

                seems smart given fixture and sterling not being fit.

            • Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              everyone feel free to buy Antonio asap, I need those price rises before eventually selling 🙂

            • Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Antonio off , what to make of that

              1. RogDog_jimmy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 23 days ago

                not fit I imagine, whu were pretty useless going forward. . immediate returns from the sub too!