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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. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    Oh bugger off Grealish ffs.

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      How you don’t own him is beyond me

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Better players out there

      2. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        I know you’re a troll so I’ll let it slide. But mainly because I foolishly filled my 2nd and 3rd Villa slots with 2 duds (Steer Davis) on GW3 WC, and haven’t really had a spare FT to take remove one to enable Grealish in

        1. Vazza
            3 months, 7 days ago

            I understand your pain. I bought Branthwaite during the earlier game weeks and when Everton assets were in fashion, I struggled bringing in a third player who actually played

      1. Sid1891
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Wow it was

      2. F_Ivanovic
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        max bet probably £1... or less for me

        1. dicky2014
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Max bet was £20

          1. F_Ivanovic
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            for you maybe. I wouldn't have been able to put that bet on 🙁

    2. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Grealish bracing in this

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Nah think that’s it for him

    3. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      25'

      Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) scores one of the best goals in his career. His rocket of a shot from distance goes straight into the top left corner. They will be showing this on every football show for some time to come.

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        huh it was a deflected shoot

      2. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 7 days ago

        LOL

      3. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Wtf haha

    4. fr3d
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      What was your favorite thing about this goal

      a) Grealish points
      b) Fudgy double clean sheet wipe out

      1. Joey Tribbiani
          3 months, 7 days ago

          lol

        • Mighty Wings
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          B by a country mile

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          😆

        • diesel001
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          LOL.

      2. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Grealish goal gave me green arrows actually. Strange

        1. Leaf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Gave me the horn

      3. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Only had Martinez and Coufal, disaster so far. Interest lost

        1. fr3d
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Top lad mate why do you never have players who score points

          1. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Ah mate I know, quite frustrating that. Everyone in my 10 player team this week has blanked bar Podence and Bruno(c)

      4. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        I'd like a Watkins goal more...

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Maybe they'll teach him the offside rule at half time?

      5. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Still thinking about selling you Jack. Maybe get a hattruck to prove me wrong

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          A truckers hat?

      6. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Grealish juuuhuuu get in

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Hate the guy

        2. Party time
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Lol

      7. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Blew it up ref, unless you wanna give Coufal/Martinez some returns and no more for Grealish/Watkins

      8. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Hope at least a tiny green arrow after Cancelo 0 pts and Vardy [C] no party ...

      9. Crabwalk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Jack, mate. Where was that last week when I captained you?

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Vardy will do the same next week?

          1. Crabwalk
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Undoubtedly.

      10. meechamspowders
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Get rid of vardy or kane to fund a KDB move? I own son.

        1. Crabwalk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I’m probably losing Kane.

      11. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Martinez keeps failing

      12. Londongeezaa
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Thought I’d seen enough of Vardy for one evening, till I turned over to BBC One to catch Max Branning.

        He’s haunting me now.

      13. sufcben
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        2 FT's Any ideas on some transfers to make im out of ideas

        Martinez
        Lamptey - Chilwell - Justin (KWP) (Mitchell)
        Salah - Son - Sterling - Grealish (Stephens)
        DCL - Bamford - Kane

        0.1itb

      14. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Not affording Grealish and getting Barkley instead ("you get what what you pay for") has cost a lot.

        1. FPLMACKEM
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I rectified this error on my wildcard last week.

      15. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        One more Grealish attacking return and I'll overturn a 20 point deficit in my H2H going into today 😀

        1. Old Bull
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Yes I’m on course for something like that thanks to Mahrez haul against me. I’ve got Watkins too.

      16. FPLMACKEM
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Just need a Watkins goal now from a Grealish assist. Oh and a coufal rocket would be nice also.

      17. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Watkins is Vardy 2.0 for anyone considering getting him. Does better against teams who play high lines and he can attack the space. Good fixtures won’t translate to points for him. The only hope is that Villa are leading and they hit them on the break

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          More like Vardy 0.3. Doesn't deserve to clean Vardy's boots.

        2. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Watkins is awful. Like Bamford needs an open goal.

      18. sentz05
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Is the consensus to sell Cancelo?

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          If he starts in the CL

        2. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          It will be in 24 hours time.

        3. dando89
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I'm giving him the Fulham game, if he's benched again he's out the following week.

      19. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        What would you rather do to fund a move to Bruno?

        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. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Kane and Burke to Bruno and Silva easy

          1. Hryszko
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Ahhhh yes because Jimmy won't be playing for a while, forgot about that!

        2. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Unless Sheff Utd sack Wilder Brewster is totally pointless. Literally pointless.

      20. acidicleo
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Thanks for the parting gift Jack...

        1. Joey Tribbiani
            3 months, 7 days ago

            got form, fixtures, price and ownership.
            no point getting rid

            1. acidicleo
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              No other route to KDB...

        2. Labile
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Grealish and Bowen saving the day

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

          Martinez, Mings and Cresswell. Was never going to be 0-0 😆

        4. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          So many thinking of selling Jack too. Madness

          1. Old Bull
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Let them

          2. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Better players

            1. Scots Gooner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Not in the 7.5-8.0 bracket.

              If you're looking to upgrade a midfielder, surely there's better options to ship out.

            2. Old Bull
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              The fact that you seem to be trying to put everyone off him suggests to me that you have him.

          3. Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            It’s mad considering we are into the period when many of the bigger club alternatives will be rotated whereas Grealish you would expect to start every game when fit.

          4. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 7 days ago

            He's always been in that "in between" price for me. And I hate his cheating guts so there's that too.

        5. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Lost for what to do here. 1FT 2.6 ITB. Will wait til after midweeks if possible
          A) Bruno to KDB
          B) Kane Podence to Wilson/Antonio KDB
          C) The above, but losing Ziyech leaving 9.8m for a striker.
          D) something else

          Martinez (Steer)
          Robbo Cancelo Lamptey (Coufal Mitchell)
          Bruno Son(c) Ziyech JRodriguez Podence
          Kane DCL (Davis)

          Have Hamez to Jota pencilled in for the following week too btw

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Not A

            1. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Certainly the easiest move, but fair. Obviously the others are for at least a -4.

              Midweek injuries/COVID could dictate of course. Loathe to lose Kane but feels essential to get KDB

          2. acidicleo
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            B

        6. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Looking at Villa’s fixtures Marty looked nailed on, two games in without a clean sheet!

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Heaton fit now, compettion for Martinez

            1. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Anybody blaming the keeper for Villa's defensive fails?

        7. yalala
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Come on Jack one more

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 7 days ago

            he will get at least 1 more goal or assist

          2. KAALI_DAAL
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Get on the beanstalk jack!!