Scout Notes

Fernandes climbs above Salah in FPL points table as Cavani edges closer to start

Southampton 2-3 Manchester United

  • Goals: Jan Bednarek (£4.5m), James Ward-Prowse (£6.0m) | Bruno Fernandes (£10.8m), Edinson Cavani (£8.0m) x2
  • Assists: Ward-Prowse, Moussa Djenepo (£5.4m) | Cavani, Fernandes, Marcus Rashford (£9.5m)
  • Bonus: Cavani x3, Ward-Prowse x2, Bednarek x1

A stunning second-half comeback won Manchester United the points at Southampton as Edinson Cavani (£8.0m) announced himself as a Fantasy prospect in spectacular style.

The Uruguayan veteran scored two goals and set up another after replacing the ineffectual Mason Greenwood (£7.1m) at half-time.

Other than that, it was Fantasy Premier League (FPL) business as usual at St Mary’s, with more set-piece joy for Saints midfielder James Ward-Prowse (£6.0m) and yet another away day haul from Bruno Fernandes (£10.8m).

Saints Alive – For Half A Game

Southampton led 2-0 at the interval as Ward-Prowse continued his blistering recent form with a fourth goal and second assist since Gameweek 6.

Two bonus points meant it was also a third double-digit score in those five starts and the England international is currently in the top ten FPL midfielders – and the cheapest to make that list.

His goal against United, from a free-kick, shortened David de Gea‘s (£5.4m) involvement in the match as the keeper collided with the post in trying to keep out Ward-Prowse’s pin-point effort.

Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wasn’t overly concerned about the Spaniard post-match, probably helped by the fact that Dean Henderson (£5.3m) is an excellent understudy:

A knock just above the knee, so hopefully he’ll be okay for Wednesday, but we don’t know. Let’s have a little scan or check tomorrow, but Dean came on and looked very assured.

The other keeper in action at St Mary’s, Alex McCarthy (£4.6m), was even more assured, producing fine saves to deny Greenwood, Fernandes and Marcus Rashford (£9.5m).

His 20.5% ownership did not enjoy a fourth straight home clean sheet, however, as United turned things round after the break.

Change Is Good

Solskjaer often gives the impression that he’s a conservative manager, but he made some big calls both before and during Sunday’s game.

He handed starts to Greenwood and Donny van de Beek (£6.7m) and the latter again impressed in the balanced role that caught the eye in the Champions League last week.

That role – a mix of defensive shield and midfield conduit – allows Fernandes further attacking freedom, which does dampen the Dutchman’s Fantasy appeal.

The same cannot be said of Cavani. 

Two goals and an assist from 45 stellar minutes positively oozes FPL potential as Solskjaer’s decision to bring the striker on at half-time changed the game.

Small surprise, then, that the United manager was glowing in his praise for the striker:

On the training pitch, in the dressing room and during meal times, how meticulous he is. He is one of the best because of his experience and qualities, that movement. He is one of the best movers you can see. He can peel off the shoulder, he can get in front of you, he can pin you. He wants to be in between the two posts, which I love.

A Foil For Fernandes?

Despite all that love, Solskjaer preferred to start Greenwood ahead of Cavani because the youngster ‘needed the minutes’. And there is also the matter of Anthony Martial (£8.7m), who missed the match through illness.

But United’s almost unhealthy reliance on Fernandes – he’s been involved in 11 of the team’s 16 league goals this season – underlines just how important Cavani could become.

In just 127 minutes of action, he now has more goals (three) than Rashford (two) and Martial (zero) have managed from 1,175 minutes of collective toil up front.

This season’s crazy schedule will demand rotation – particularly around Christmas – but Cavani is beginning to look like a starter, not an impact sub.

If he can take some of the strain off Fernandes, who made it three straight double-digit returns and a fourth consecutive haul on the road, both could flourish.

Whether the pair can combine so well at Old Trafford against far deeper-lying teams than Southampton will be the key, however.

Fixtures Over Form

One thing in the pair’s favour could be United’s short-term schedule.

They’re back on their beloved road, at West Ham, in Gameweek 11 and will also travel to Sheffield United before Christmas.

And their wretched home form – just one win from five attempts – might actually be helped by the arrival of Manchester City and Leeds over the next four Gameweeks as neither side is likely to sit back and frustrate Solskjaer’s side.

Ings Can Maybe Get Better

Saints manager Ralph Hasenhuttl spoke ahead of Gameweek 10 about Danny Ings (£8.3m) maybe being available for the Brighton trip and that could prove to be a nice tonic for his troops:

We had gone seven games unbeaten before now, it’s a good run. And now we’ll need to start another run.

Southampton’s schedule offers little prospect of that, with decent fixtures – Brighton and Sheffield United next and a trip to Fulham – offset by tough home matches with Man City and Liverpool.

Ings would certainly boost the side’s attacking threat, while their defenders are relatively cheap and two, Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.6m and 12.1%) and Jannik Vestergaard (£4.7m and 10.1%), are well-owned.

But their backline is a curious beast this season. 

The four clean sheets they’ve kept the second-best record in the league and yet they’ve conceded at least three goals in four separate matches.


Southampton XI (4-4-2): McCarthy; Walker-Peters (N’Lundulu 90+4), Vestergaard, Bednarek, Bertrand; Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong (Diallo 90), Djenepo (Long 72); Walcott, Adams. 

Manchester United XI (4-3-1-2): De Gea (Henderson 45); Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles (Williams 84); Fred, McTominay, van de Beek; Fernandes; Rashford, Greenwood (Cavani 45).

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 10

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1,038 Comments Post a Comment
  1. DonBenzema
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Which option is the most urgent? Could do both, but that would require taking a hit...

      A) Bellerin -> Dias
      B) Ziyech -> Jota

      I have no LIV players which is frightening, but could see Ziyech hauling against Leeds despite looking terrible yesterday

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        B. Higher impact on attackers over defenders.

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Ziyech vs Leeds > Jota vs Wolves IMO. Keep him for this week.

      3. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        A.
        Ziyech better fixture this week.

    • wasp3000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Just windering if all the Utd fans that were calling for Suarez head a few years back for using a similar racial slur are hoping the same for Cavani? Suarez got 8 games. Cavani should too.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Sigh, I hate when these boards delve into these types of discussions. So unproductive.

        1. wasp3000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Meh, I could go on about having Maupay in my team still. Not sure what is worse lol

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Damn 😆

            1. wasp3000
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              I just lol'd when he went off with a hammer injury after missing the pen after losing 0.3m in value too. Disaster

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 28 days ago

                I had Foden and Podence stinking up the team for weeks so little sympathy here 🙁 😆

                1. wasp3000
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Haha and they both got attacking returns yesterday just to rub salt in the wounds.

                  1. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Frauds the lot of them!

      2. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        On Redcafe they seem to think he won't be banned

        1. wasp3000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Any reason why?

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            "I’d be shocked if he got a ban for this. Someone is supporting him and he is answering in an affectionate way (in the culture the two people that this is about are speaking/texting). To say that this is racist because you don’t understand it or it doesn’t make sense would be completely insane. Suárez incident was completely different."

            1. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Absolutely this

            2. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 28 days ago

              I suppose a better - but not perfect - comparison is the Bernardo incident.

            3. wasp3000
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              who are you quoting? Apparently Suarez was using it as a 'term of endearment' too, I kid you not.

        2. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          He will get banned

      3. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Why? He wasn’t mocking/insulting/offending anyone.

        1. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          If you referred to someone as your little black friend at work, do you think you’d get in trouble.

          The answer is yes.

          1. Baines on Toast...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            That's not how language works though is it.

            1. No Professionals
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              What?

          2. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            But why?

        2. wasp3000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Suarez was using it as a 'term of endearment' too apparently it's just we were used to see Luis bite people so he hadn't a leg to stand on

        3. wasp3000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          surely he will get banned. If you use the N word in a way that as you say "wasn’t mocking/insulting/offending anyone" should it go unpunished. Surely the hole fight against racism is to rid the world of these words

          1. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Hmmm ok

          2. Rasping Drive
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            And yet the likes of Dave Chapelle, Akala et al use it all of the time. Should they also be punished?

            Unfortunately we live in a society in which people look for racism when a lot of the time it doesn’t exist. The guy getting sacked from Netflix is an obvious (albeit extreme) example.

            1. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Agreed

      4. turd ferguson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Suarez was more of a personal attack and used in bad intentions. Cavani should get disciplined though but it's not the same.

        1. wasp3000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Ya i agree. Suarez was in the heat of the moment and Cavani's was a text on social media. Saying that he should know better considering the Suarez incident happened and he's well aware of the issue the word meant in that context.....or maybe he did it to show it really isn't a racial word and something they use in Uruguay in everyday talk. Who knows.

      5. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        The belief in countries like USA and UK that they have some sort of power of moral definition over terms and lingo in other cultures and countries is a form of modern paternalistic colonialism in itself. "We know better than you dumb third worlders what you mean when you say things like that" is what they are implying.

        Its a joke that stuff like B.Silva and now probably Cavani are getting bans, when there is clearly no malicious intent.

        Suarez is a different case as he said it in a heated moment which clearly indicates that he used the word in a racist manner. Similar to John Terry.

        1. Deeney-is-a-god
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Agee with every point. Regarding the suarez incident it was said in a heated exchanged with evra, and the FA righlty did not believe his excuse of it being with friendly intentions. Negrito however is not racist in this context. Just to give an example, there is a footballer called alberto quinteras and his nickname is negrito. If you do not know spanish ormlatin american culture how on earth can you punish someone just because you think it sounds racist...

        2. amonito
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Agree 100%. After all, even the Suarez incident was hypocritical moralizing as no one in Latin America would consider it racist.

        3. wasp3000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Very good points and I agree mate. Good to have a conversation about it anyway without people getting angry and resorting to passive aggressive name calling. Have a good day mate.

    • Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Need 1.7 to upgrade Rodriguez to Salah. Which downgrade would you do? (next week)

      A) Cancelo to Douglas (play Lookman/Soucek every week)
      B) Cancelo to Dallas and Grealish to Jota for -4

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        B

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          cheers, tough decision...

      2. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        B

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Thanks, only easy route where I dont have to make any big compromise...

          Though it does restricts an easy Vardy to Kane switch.

          1. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            I think I'll have to get rid of Vardy & Ziyech in order to get Salah back. Sucks but I don't think I can sell KDB or Bruno for him and keeping all 4 means too many sacrifices.

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Sooner Partey and Elneny return the better. Need Arsenal to keep Spurs from racking up the goals this weekend.

      1. FC Hakkebøf
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Don't think they will regardless. Mourinho has proved against City and Chelsea that defence is his first priority vs "top 6 sides". One goal or two at best imo

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 28 days ago

          This reminds me of the point I made a while ago - Jose does tend to start his second season strongly, high goalscoring, but the goals tend to tail off over time as he goes into "win now" mode and focus on grinding out wins. I suspect that he may slowly be moving towards that approach with Spurs as the fixture congestion piles up.

          1. FC Hakkebøf
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Same. I think Reguilon could prove to be the Best value pick from Spurs regardless of 'tough' fixtures

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Fully agree. The defense has improved and Arsenal/Wolves/Palace - to a lesser extent, Leicester - in the next 5 are great defensive fixtures and then the fixtures turn amazing afterwards. Unfortunately, there's no place for him in my defense.

        2. Make United Great Again
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          He picks and chooses the games to be on the front foot and go for 3 points. Arsenal will certainly be one of those games

    • Bielsa Murderball
        1 month, 28 days ago

        How lively was reece james?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Fairly lively. Got 1BPS for a reason.

        2. BeWater
            1 month, 28 days ago

            He put some great crosses in. I have Zouma but fancy doing the double up with James.

          • Bielsa Murderball
              1 month, 28 days ago

              thanks all 🙂

            • Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Could have had two assists if Tammy knew how to head a ball at goal.

              This is not me being salty. Tammy is awful at headed attempts on goal. For hold-up & defence he's been alright, but he cannot head towards goal for his life, which is a real shame considering how tall he is.

          • Nightf0x
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Which.

            A) cancelo barkly -4 to grealish 4.8 def.
            B) cancelo barkly -4 to mahrez 4.3 def.
            C) cancelo barkly -4 to torres dias
            D) cancelo barkly ziyech wilson -12 to kdb dias raphinha brewster
            E) barkly bruno wilson -8 to 4.5 mid. kdb cavani

            1. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              None?

            2. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              So Cancelo misses 1 game and he's out.

              He's been brilliant this year and potentially just got a rest.

              Silly to sell him now when it's highly likely he'll be back next GW and playing Fulham at home

            3. Pegboy
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Don't love any of them, but possibly B and captain Mahrez depending on the rest of your team

          • Shark Team
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            I don't know if I should go for:

            A)Jota (*allows me to get Bruno/KDB + Son)

            or

            B)Raphinha (*allows me to get Bruno + KDB)

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Give it another week?

              1. Shark Team
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                2fts and the only route for KDB(C) Vs Fulham. It's too close but probably I will make my decision before the deadline

            2. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              A for sure.. Jota is racking up points

          • Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Grealish, Robertson to KDB (C), Lamptey for -4?

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Must be a better way

          • FC Hakkebøf
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Martinez
            Robertson Chilwell Cancelo
            KDB (C) Son Jota Grealish
            Kane DCL Watkins
            ___
            Forster; Lamptey Stephens Fodder

            3.2 itb

            Plan is to get in one of Aguero, Sterling or Mahrez. Suppose I have to monitor midweek games before making a decision. Who do you reckon is the best option from City to get for a triple up?

            1. Whiskerz
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Jesus if aguero remains out

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Very true.. But Pep is just precautious with Aguero. Don't think the injury is that bad

                1. The Ilfordian
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  I reckon Pep will be protecting Aguero for busy Christmas period and big matches. With Fulham looking like a pretty comfortable game and City getting back to form I wouldn’t imagine he’ll be risked. Maybe for Utd?

          • Gareth nose
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Anyone know when the second overhaul will be in the sky game?

          • dando89
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            My current attacking lineup:

            KDB Ziyech Bruno Grealish
            Watkins Kane DCL

            Thinking about doing Kane and Ziyech to Bamford and Salah for GW12 as long as no other covid or injuries happen.

            Good idea?

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              I would want another City attacker for their fixtures.. Not sure who though. Salah close to essential from gw12 so yes good idea for sure

          • KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Thinking of just keeping it simple with 2FT

            Mitchell, Ziyech > James, KDB

            Martinez
            Dallas, Coufal, KWP
            Bruno, Grealish, Son, Ziyech
            Kane, DCL, Wilson

            Macey, Mitchell, Kilman, Harrison

            1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              KDB could also be Salah

            2. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Go for KDB now.. Then Kane + Son to Salah + Bamford in gw12.

          • Big Hippo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Guardian reporting the Villa v Newcastle game could be off on Friday as 5 members of Newcastle bubble have tested positive. Anyone know anything more at the moment? Save those transfers people!

            1. Gudjohnsen
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Thanks for that. I will surely wait until friday.

            2. Lazaretti
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              3x Aston Villa here. Almost clicked confirm to do transfers yesterday for J.Rod , Ziyech , Kane. Then realised someone mentioning this issue over here and didn't click the button.

              1. Lazaretti
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Do I need a backup keeper.... not really interested of using transfer for gk.

            3. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Already took a hit and have Wilson, Grealish and Martinez 😀

            4. Inazuma X1
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Since when did they start cancelling games?

            5. JBG
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              As I answered a couple of questions about this yesterday, but without being sure. Don't Newcastle just need 18 healthy players to be able to play??

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Yeah, from my discussions in preseason I think they'll have to use the U23 squad if needed.

              2. HashAttack
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Haven't there been previous fixtures, where due to injuries, teams have not had a full subs bench - i.e. less than 18 players available

            6. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              I don't think it'll get cancelled. Newcastle youth team time

            7. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              This is rubbish, get 18 players together and get on with it.

              I need those Grealish's and Targett points.

            8. Baines on Toast...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Cancelling would set a terrible precedent. Unless they award Villa a 3-0 win.

              1. JBG
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                And all 3 goals to Grealish with Martinez CS.

              2. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                This. They just have to play the youth in that case. Which would make Villa assets even more mouthwatering

              3. Lindelol
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Hope they consider this

              4. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 28 days ago

                They'll be forced to play U23 players. Time to bring in Grealish a week early to partner Watkins.

            9. Lazaretti
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              I quess we need to get official confirmation that they are going to play this game....

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                It is the other way around.. We need confirmation that they WONT play the game before taking it into consideration

          • The Frenchie
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Martinez
            Chilwell / Zouma / Cancelo
            De Bruyne / Son / Bruno Fernandes / Grealish
            Kane / Calvert-Lewin / Bamford

            Team Value: 103
            In the bank: 1.4

            Ok guys I have no idea what to do with this team.. Of course I have to sell Cancelo and I'm thinking doing the same with Bamford. I was thinking of Jota or Wilson and Castagne for Cancelo.

            I don't know what to think about Jota? Is it a bargain that you definitely need in your team or will he go back to the bench mostly?

            Also my plan was to bring back Salah and sell De Bruyne in two game week but should I manage to get both in the team and then sale Kane?

            Many thanks for your help 🙂

            1. arkom
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              I'm on almost same situation.. See below. Difficult decisions mate!

              Digne out and fixtures changes.. Thats why I'm thinking to maybe sell DCL..

              1. The Frenchie
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Oh yes I just saw your team ;-). Really? I think DCL can't be sell. Why don't you sell Bamford?

                1. arkom
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Selling DCL frees up more cash for me. If I want Salah..

            2. arkom
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Is Cancelo dropped? I dont think so. Next FUL home.

              1. The Frenchie
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Difficult to say but for 5.6 I would like a player who play every game for sure...

            3. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Another person who assumes that when Pep rests a player for 1 game, that player is now dropped.

              Ever heard of rotation?

              How are you gunna feel if Cancelo lines up v's Fulham? Which, considering he's been among their best players this season is very likely.

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Or he gets 90 midweek and Mendy - who performed brilliantly against Burnley and whose ability to provide width is valued by Pep - comes in and has Cancelo benched again. Probably give him this week but I'd be concerned as an owner.

            4. Abaddon
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Why sell Cancelo? You must expect some pep roulette. Do you have any good reserves? Jota is midfielder, so selling Bamford would not help. If you really want salah i would rather sell Son (as you have Kane). downgrade DCL to make it happen?

          • arkom
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 28 days ago

            Martinez / Forster
            Chilwell / Cancelo / Coufal / Justin / Kilman
            Bruno / KDB / Ziyech / Grealish / Soucek
            DCL / Vardy / Bamford

            2 FT (1,8£ ITB)

            Guys, how sounds the following movements..

            Now Soucek & DCL --> Jota & Davis
            Next Ziyech & Cancelo --> Salah & 4,5 def.

            Would give me following starting line up:
            Chilwell / Coufal / 4,5£ def
            Bruno / KDB / SALAH / Grealish / JOTA
            Vardy / Bamford

            Yea or nay? Other suggestions?? TY!

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Why Davis and not Brewster?

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                And why sell DCL?

                1. arkom
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Digne out and fixtures changes.. And DCL wasn't so good in last game weekend.

                  1. FC Hakkebøf
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    He was motm for Everton. But yeah fixtures do turn in gw12

              2. arkom
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Davis 0,2£ cheaper, if anyway always on the bench on my team.. But yeah need to consider Brewster.

            2. arkom
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Martinez
              Chilwell / Cancelo / Coufal / Justin / Kilman
              Bruno / KDB / Ziyech (SALAH) / Grealish / Soucek
              DCL / Vardy / Bamfor

              If I upgrade Ziyech to Salah I'm 2,2£ SHORT.

              So the question is, who am I downgrading?

              1. Rasping Drive
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Has to be Vardy

                1. arkom
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Yeah.. But hard to drop. Fixtures are also OK..

          • Joey Tribbiani
              1 month, 28 days ago

              So Franky Lampards tactics to win the title are to play 0-0 against all top sides and win every other game...

              1. el polako
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Keeps him in the title race so far.

              2. aborg
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                He probably does not know better !

              3. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Same could be said for Mourinho lol

                1. Pegboy
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  That's what I was going to say. Feels a more relevant dig at Mourinho.

                  1. Brosstan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Mourinho was playing away. Frank pathetic tactics for a home game.

              4. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Hmm seems a good tactic

              5. Olson
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                It's what happened years ago when there was a solid top 4

                That game last night was exactly like all the 0-0s and 1-1's that used to get played out

            • RED_ARMY
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              a) Grealish + Vardy
              b) Watkins + Salah

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                B

              2. Pegboy
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                B

            • Nedvěd11
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Martinez
              Cancelo Coufal PvA
              Grealish Sterling Son Bruno Jota
              Kane DCL

              Sub: 4.0 Kilman Brewster Mitchell

              1FT

              Save?

            • My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Jimenez season done then right?

              1. built_this_city
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                nope

                1. My heart goes Salalalalah
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  I thought a fractured skull might keep him out a long time...

              2. rokonto
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Probably won't play again ever

              3. Abaddon
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                I fear so... and also for his career

            • built_this_city
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              So, whens Arteta being fired?

              1. drughi
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                after 5-0 defeat in the NLD

            • drughi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 28 days ago

              Predictions for tonight

              leicester- fulham 3-0
              west ham villa 1-1

              1. dogtanion
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Leicester 6- Fulham 0
                West Ham 2 - Villa 1

              2. Gunner Boy
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                3-0
                1-1

              3. Joey Tribbiani
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  2-0, Barnes 45' - Justin 90'
                  0-1, Grealish 69'

                • Holmes
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  0-0

                • Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  3-0
                  2-1

              4. AC Yew
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Kane and Jorghino -> KDB and Bamford (-4) Hate losing Kane right now but cant see any other way to do it.
                Allows a Midfield of: Son Jota KDB Bruno Grealish

              5. Right In The Stanchion
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Dias is absolutely nailed for city right?

                  Thinking of doing Telles & Hames to Dias and Mahrez -4

                  Hames time is done as an FPL option imo

                  1. Holmes
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Cant say absolutely but he should start majority of the games

                  2. Pegboy
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Nobody is completely nailed, but he looks the most secure of any City defender. Very little competition for RCB position.

                • DAZZ
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Desperately do not want to waste a FT. Any suggestions? 2FT 0.6ITB

                  Martinez
                  Cancelo Dias Chilwell
                  KDB (c) Bruno Grealish Ziyech
                  Vardy DCL Watkins
                  (Forster, Kilman, KWP, Riedwald)

                  1. Konstaapeli
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Martinez > Mendy?

                  2. No Professionals
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    What is your plan to get Liverpool? If ziyech doesnt block salah, I’d do ziyech to jota this week and roll 1 ft

                  3. John Nerdelbaum
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Like No Professionals said I'd be tempted to do Ziyech > Jota and roll

                    1. DAZZ
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 28 days ago

                      Thanks for the advice. Will i need Salah for Fulham?

                • tc93
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Best defender from gw11 onwards for 5.8m or less? Already have Chilwell, Dias, Kilman and KWP..

                  I’m currently thinking going double Chelsea with either James or Zouma. But open to other suggestions..

                  1. Konstaapeli
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    R James for me.

                    1. tc93
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 28 days ago

                      Is he nailed now?

                  2. John Nerdelbaum
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Reguilon?

                  3. Tonyawesome69
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    James or go cheaper with Dallas. James is nailed, his position to lose. May be some standard rotation around the Christmas period

                • Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Partey missing the Spurs game. Get those Kane captaincies ready.

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Man City still the outstanding captaincy pick for GW11

                    1. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 28 days ago

                      Undoubtedly. But KDB only has ~20% ownership currently. Many will have alternatives, mostly consisting of Arsenal-destroying Harry Kane.

                      1. Tonyawesome69
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 28 days ago

                        I expect an influx of KDB transfers in after UCL midweek game. Teams may have to sacrifice Kane to fund KDB move.

                • Tonyawesome69
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  What are people's thoughts on transferring out DCL after the Burnley game? Seemed to be affected with the Digne injury and reducing the amount of chances he will get. I will hold and see how Rich and Rodriguez create chances for DCL .

                  1. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Works for me. Nice opportunity to get ahead at 60% ownership. Could depend on if Carlo adapts vs Burnley and when Antonio returns.

                    1. Tonyawesome69
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 28 days ago

                      I always have a slight doubt of bringing in Antonio with the injury history. He is certainly the better FPL pick in that price bracket

                • Jimjam
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Martinez (Steer)
                  Robertson, Chilwell, Coufal (KWP, Mitchell)
                  Salah, Son, Ziyech, Grealish (Stephens)
                  Kane, DCL, Bamford

                  Have exact funds to do a -8 to get the following?

                  Martinez (Steer)
                  Chilwell, Coufal, KWP (*Taylor*, Mitchell)
                  Salah, *KDB*, *Bruno*, Grealish (Stephens)
                  Kane, *Wilson*, Bamford

                  Worth it??

                  1. FALSE PROFIT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    People are selling Taylor as far as I can see

                    1. Jimjam
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 28 days ago

                      They certainly took a battering from City, but prior to that had a couple of successive clean sheets and have a better run of fixtures. Equally, it could be another 4.4m or below defender (e.g. Alioski at Leeds or Lewis at Newcastle).

                      1. FALSE PROFIT
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 28 days ago

                        I see why you want him

                  2. Tonyawesome69
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    I don't think so

                  3. jomikijiq
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Ziyech, DCL -> Bruno, Wilson for -8?
                    Terrible imo

                • dogtanion
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  One more week of Sterling then will happily never own a City asset again this season. Absolute lottery of a selection every week isn't worth it

                  1. waltzingmatildas
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Even tempted to go without KDB - could hurt next week but always the risk of rotation.
                    Will probably wimp out and get him

                  2. Lindelol
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Have sterling and KDB for Fulham and will lose sterling for Salah. KDB season keeper for me

                • Babit1967
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 28 days ago

                  Guys was planning Hamez and Sterling to Salah and Jota next week for free but looks like I may be priced out, would u do the Hamez to Jota move now?

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Not when Everton have these 'easier' fixture compared to Liverpool

                  2. Camzy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    Yes if you're gonna be priced out. Salah + Jota for GW12 seems very important to have.

                    1. Babit1967
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 28 days ago

                      Yeah I reckon so, if I done both transfers just now I’d have 0.2 spare but looks like Jota and Salah will go up this week with the other two going down in price.

                  3. Olson
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 28 days ago

                    So you're going to take a -4 early in the week before European and CL football, during a pandemic?

                    Calm yourself fool

                    1. Babit1967
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 28 days ago

                      Nah, you didn’t read that very well, I didn’t say I would be doing both transfers this week, I said Hamez to Jota which sets up sterling to Salah next week