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A strong bench and going for broke: the ways FPL bosses can tackle a busy December

In his latest column, three-time top 5k finisher Az looks at the strategies to consider as we get ready for seven Gameweek deadlines in the space of a month.


I’m writing this on December 1 and having just received the news that the Aston Villa v Newcastle game, originally set to be played on Friday, has been called off.

In a way, it’s remarkable that, given the situation that’s happening across the globe, this is the first Premier League game to be postponed this season. Hopefully, it will be the last.

With many people holding two to three assets from Aston Villa and/or Newcastle, this comes at a bad time for our squads, especially as the focus for many is on juggling around their heavy hitters. 

For a lot of managers, there simply isn’t the wiggle room to consider shifting the likes of Jack Grealish (£7.7m), Emiliano Martinez (£4.8m), Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) and Callum Wilson (£6.5m) for one week only. All of these players have decent fixtures and are doing enough to justify their selections in our teams. It’s a shame to have to be putting out fires when we are trying to maximise the points potential.

As we look for ways to give our FPL squads the best possible chance of returns during an unpredictable month, one way of playing is to turn relatively defensive. This means ensuring that our teams are strong and healthy and that we can dip into our benches if and when needed. 

Alternatively, people might be looking to go for the jugular. This means trying to juggle heavy hitters and squeeze out as many points as possible during this busy period. While this poses a considerable risk, it of course may lead to huge returns if you can nail it.

Time to strengthen the bench?

Hunt for £4.0m FPL defender takes a turn as Ferguson ruled out through injury

The news of the postponement at Villa Park does serve as a bit of a wake-up call that a bench of players who at least play regularly for their teams seems a pretty good idea going into the festive schedule. With Tyrick Mitchell (£4.0m) now seemingly doomed to watch on from the sidelines, many of us are down to just two players on our FPL benches. 

The continued threat of coronavirus, as well as a packed winter schedule, means this may need to be addressed. Many of us are carrying players who seem likely to be at least in some way rotated over Christmas. For example, any of the Manchester City assets, Reece James (£5.1m), Timo Werner (£9.5m) and maybe even now Liverpool midfielders, with Diogo Jota’s (£6.8m) emergence, all look a little vulnerable. Now might be a good time to make sure you are prepared for any omissions.

Upgrading Mitchell to a £4.5m defender may seem a bit boring, but it might put you in good stead in the weeks to come. Stuart Dallas (£4.5m) looks the standout option at this price point for me. Five goal attempts over the last four Gameweeks puts him up with the likes of Reece James (£5.1m) and Ben Chilwell (£6.2m) and Leeds have a great run of fixtures to come, with only Manchester United looking like a potential banana skin right up until January 2.

Luke Ayling (£4.5m) is also a consideration, with the right-back boasting nearly double the number of penalty area touches (13) compared to Dallas over this time. However, despite promising stats, he has yet to register an attacking return this season, whereas Dallas already has a goal and an assist.

If one of the Leeds defenders doesn’t float your boat – or you already own one – then the other options to turn to are Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) or Vladmir Coufal (£4.6m). I really like how West Ham are currently set up under David Moyes, who is doing a fantastic job when many (including myself!) had written them off. 

Both Coufal and Masuaku have just 2.3% ownership at the time of writing, and once Manchester United are out the way this week, have a great run of fixtures right up until the end of January, with only Chelsea in Gameweek 14 looking like a good time to bench whichever defender you bring in.

Going for broke

The less conservative strategy at this stage is to accept whatever state our “fringe” players are in and really try and hammer the assets who have the biggest upside.

Mohamed Salah (£12.2m), Kevin De Bruyne (£11.7m) and Bruno Fernandes (£10.8m) all delivered in Gameweek 10. Many view these three as the “holy trinity” – players we should get in our squads no matter what.

However, is this perhaps doing a disservice to the likes of Harry Kane (£10.9m), Son Heung-min (£9.5m) and Jamie Vardy (£10.2m), who have all had stellar starts to the season? For many, these are the sacrificial lambs as people look to pastures new.

I feel that a case can be made for any combination of the above, which really reflects how exciting this season is, with so many players being worthy of our consideration. However, out of all the options, I really do feel that Fernandes has done enough to make him immune from any form of “hokey-cokey”. If you don’t have him, he’d be the one that I’d look to get in before he’s out of reach.

While the likes of Jota and even Riyad Mahrez (£8.3m) may be good value for their price – and this is how you should look at them, not as “coverage” for their more prestigious team-mates – I worry that the bubble could burst at any minute and we could be left with egg on our face. 

Salah and co look set to continue to deliver points all season. The trick is going to be knowing when these hauls are likely and when to get on them.

I brought in Vardy this week and a poor Leicester performance is making me consider whether he can really keep pace with the other players in his price bracket. An away game at Sheffield United, who have made the worst start to a Premier League season from any team in history, looks a good match-up for the Sheffield Wednesday fan so I’m not panicking just yet.

But, depending on whether you think Brighton is a tough game, Vardy’s fixtures are a lot less rosy thereafter and so the short-term pick of the Englishman may prove to be a costly one. He looks set to depart my team after being given little time to truly impress.

With no Salah or De Bruyne in my squad, and both with Fulham on the horizon, I am getting jittery. I think Son and Kane who will simply struggle to match De Bruyne and Salah over the next five Gameweeks, until Spurs themselves play Fulham in Gameweek 16. But moving these players out will require a hit, so timing feels like everything. For those that made the move before the Chelsea stalemate, well played. I think this was the time to do it. 

With games against Arsenal and Crystal Palace next, it feels risky shifting out the Spurs assets, so if you think they can continue to deliver points, then holding might be a sensible strategy. That said, can you really afford to ignore the upside of both De Bruyne and then Salah against Fulham? 

It’s hard to argue with a move for De Bruyne this week, which may be even better if paired with plans for another switch to Salah for the Gameweek after. Jiggery-pokery at its finest. 

My decision

The best Man City players for appealing fixtures after 5-0 win over Burnley

I’m toying with the idea of acquiring Mahrez for the Fulham game, which would mean ignoring De Bruyne entirely and looking for a way to bring in Salah for Gameweek 12. 

Getting a City player in feels a priority this week and a rest for the Algerian in the Champions League and some very, very promising comments from Guardiola about how “players who score will start” certainly bodes well for his chances of a start against the Cottagers.

This means I could hold on to both Son and Vardy this weekend and potentially move them both on next week to get Salah and Bamford, who have Fulham and West Ham respectively in Gameweek 12. Alternatively, I could lose Son this week and keep Hakim Ziyech (£8.3m) for his home match against Leeds.

Salah is the player who I’m coveting for the long term. Simply put, not owning him in my squad just feels… wrong. Okay there is the increased chance of rotation now that Jota is doing such a good job, but put simply, the Egyptian has proven over the last few seasons that he is the player most likely to register huge returns and if I’m ever torn between who to captain, he’s my go-to. 

As a captaincy option, while I’m happy with Fernandes if I need to, games against Fulham, Palace, West Brom and Newcastle in quick succession provide a perfect platform for the Liverpool double-up of Salah and Jota. City’s fixtures do also remain excellent, but there is the higher chance of rotation, a slight risk of De Bruyne dropping deeper to control the midfield in “tougher” games and from what I’ve seen from Man City, the high likelihood of a spread of points across their very capable forward line. 

Turning my back on last season’s top FPL performer doesn’t feel great and I know what he’s capable of. But you can’t have them all and this feels like something we are all going to have to put up with this season. Hopefully, we’re about to see the Mahrez of old who is more than capable of scoring 200+ points this season if he plays a decent number of minutes – although I also appreciate that he’s someone that can cause misery for those who take the punt on him. We’ll see what happens.

Whatever you decide to do, good luck for the following weeks. It’s going to be a wild ride.

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1,832 Comments Post a Comment
  1. fcsaltyballs
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Do we think Robbo will be ok?

    1. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yes.

    2. Bobby's Teeth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yes, no doubt!

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Magic spray and he'll be right. Unless his feelings got hurt.

  2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Howis this looking?

    Mendy
    Chilwell, Justin, Cancelo
    KDB(c), Bruno, Mahrez, Ziyech, Jota
    Vardy, DCL

    Button, Coufal, Brewster, Targett

    1. S3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      g2g...

  3. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Am now wondering if Vardy is a better (C) choice than KDB this week. Hmm...

    1. KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I always want my captain play high on the pitch,so vardy for me as KDB plays deep somehow,i am going mahrez(C) for this reason,KDB can haul with set pieces & penalties though !!!

  4. Vazza
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Who’s a better captain this week -

      A. Bruno
      B. Vardy

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        A

      2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Even I have those two options + Sterling. I am going Vardy.

    • IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Steer -> McCarthy?

      Chilwell Zouma Justin
      Salah Son Ziyech Jota
      Vardy DCL Bamford

      (Martinez* Steer* Grealish* Cresswell Ayling)
      0.6ITB 1FT

    • Cali
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Which one?
        A) Jota and Bamford
        B) Mahrez and Brewster

        1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Jota and Mahrez if possible

        2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          A

        3. Winston.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          A

      • Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Captain:

        A) Sterling
        B) Bruno
        C) Vardy

        Play:

        1) Coufal vs United
        2) Dallas vs Chelsea

        1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          B or C

          1

        2. Winston.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          B2

        3. Wakanda
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          C1
          i have bruno but pogba is back....

      • Winston.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        A. Jota + Jesus or
        B. Salah + Wilson/Watkins ?

        In A the 8th attacking player is Wilson/Watkins, in B it’s Brewster....and btw all defenders are nailed.

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          B

        2. One of Those Days
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 1 day ago

          A

      • S3
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        team in a bit of a mess

        Martinez
        Chilwell - James - Cresswell
        Rash - Sterling - Jota - Son - Grealish
        DCL - Vardy
        (Steer - Lamptey - Mitchell- Brewster)
        1.7M ITB

        I have exact funds to do Sterling and Rash to Fernandes and Debruyne (C) for a -4

        1. Wakanda
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          i am assuming you bring sterling in last week...giving up already ?

          1. S3
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            4 GWs ago

        2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Do it.

      • Wakanda
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        anybody considering mat ryan for direct swap to matrinez ?
        close to a drop..would be good if price drop before deadline

        1. Scrumper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I'm considering that same. V unpopular pick.
          People are concerned about his personal form tho, even tho BHA defence is looking decent.

          1. Wakanda
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            yea stats wise... still not that bad..
            Hoping his price drop tomorrow so i can execute it.

      • some witty pun
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Anyone else have Martinez but is going to roll their FT?

        1. Wakanda
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          honestly, they dont really keep cleanies... do they ?

        2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I am. It is just one game. Not that GKs have double digit hauls. And he has better fixtures than most 4.5s.

      • Zenith UK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Absolutely gutted that I'm 0.1M from this wildcard team;

        Martinez, Steele
        Chilwell, Justin, Konsa, Coufal, Walker-Peters
        Salah, Bruno, Son, Mahrez, Bowen
        DCL, Wilson, Bamford

        1. Nikolai Volkoff
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Johnstone, McCarthy or Meslier will give you enough for a playing keeper

          1. Zenith UK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Was contemplating McCarthy, burned me back end of last season. Thoughts on the rest of the team?

        2. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Why gutted ?
          Just swap one of your cheap defs to even cheaper one.

          1. Zenith UK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Because I like all my defensive options (maybe Justin I could ditch)

            1. RichardNixon
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              Castagne and Pereira are due back from injury so Justin's days are numbered anyway.

        3. GuenDoozy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Blessing in disguise imo. Mahrez is a transfer waiting to happen, and ideally you want KDB. Also think Jota is a better option than Mahrez for his consistency.

          1. Zenith UK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            McCarthy, Steele
            Chilwell, Mendy, Cresswell, Konsa, KWP
            KDB, Bruno, Son, Jota, Bowen
            DCL, Wilson, Bamford

            0.7 ITB

            1. GuenDoozy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 1 day ago

              Son > Salah, Bowen to 4.5,

              1. Zenith UK
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                You want me to lose the highest scoring midfielder so far this season when they're about to go on a "tough" run which means probably counter-attacking football given Jose's recent set up which plays perfectly into Son's style. I can't do that lad

                1. GuenDoozy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  That style would only work against teams that allow space. Im a big advocate of playing the fixtures so yes id advise getting him back in GW16

                  1. GuenDoozy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    And by work i mean 2 or 3 goals scored. Yes i could see them get the 1-0 wins

        4. bench boost for every gamew…
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Adams for bamford and you solved the problem

      • GuenDoozy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Anything for a hit here? Already used FT for Hames > Jota move before the price changes.

        Robbo Chillwell Lamptey Coufal
        KDB (c) Bruno Ziyech Jota
        Vardy DCL
        Martinez Steer Brewster Mitchell Grealish
        0.9 ITB

        Cheers

        1. Nikolai Volkoff
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Martinez to Mendy?

          1. GuenDoozy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Mendy doesnt look prolific enough to warrant a transfer for a hit. I.e yes he gets CS but doesnt look like he gets too many Saves or Bonus points like other great FPL keepers in the past.

            1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              Saves will come. It's just that Chelsea's defence didn't even allow 3+ shots on target except in the Utd game.

              1. GuenDoozy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 1 day ago

                And they are basiclally still the same defence, so nothing to suggest that would change. You think its worth a hit?

                1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  You will see with tougher fixtures there will be sot's and saves. I took a hit Martinez for Mendy in GW7.

                  1. GuenDoozy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Ah nice. Yeah not sure I'm convinced, goalkeeper transfer that too for a hit...hope it works out for you, probably already paid off

        2. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I did Steer to Johnstone

          1. GuenDoozy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Benching is going to be tough. Will you just follow the RMT tool?

            1. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              It's not tough between now and GW16. Quite straightforward, even. I'll probably sell Martinez in GW16 in a combined move to skin my bench and convert Vestergaard into Reguilón

              I hate rotating keepers, but the unexpected blank has made me see this 6 GW opportunity, after which I'll probably have only Johnstone for the save points (remember Etheridge)

              1. GuenDoozy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Yeah thats a good strategy! but you are using 2 transfers on keepers which is more than i can afford. Been switching my premiums based on fixtures so i need the FTs.

                1. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Thank you 🙂

                  Okay, so my strategy won't work for you. No hit, then. Good luck!

      • seewhyaxe
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Unpopular opinion/thought:

        Anyone going without / thinking to go without a City asset for gw11?

        1. Vazza
            3 months, 1 day ago

            I certainly am.

            1. seewhyaxe
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              You're that certain? why though?

              I'm floating that thought mainly due to costs/fires and unwillingness to take a hit.

              1. Vazza
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  To put in simple terms, you cannot have them all. I can do Bruno to KDB free this week but wouldnt as it means i will have to take a hit in the following week. And removing Bruno is a bit of a sacrifice as he could easily match KDBs points this week despite more difficult fixture

                  1. seewhyaxe
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Makes sense!

                    I'm having the same thought and like you, planning to have (possibly a Pool asset) for gw 12 without a hit.

                    1. Vazza
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Same here. All the best mate

              2. Nikolai Volkoff
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Unpopular answer:
                good plan, what's your team?

                1. seewhyaxe
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  My team is as linked, ease of ref for gw11:

                  Martinez**
                  Lamptey / Chilwell / James / Robertson*
                  Fernandes (C) / Son / Ziyech
                  Vardy / Bamford / Calvert-Lewin

                  Bench: useless anyway Steer, Grealish, Burke, Mitchell

                  1. Vazza
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Robbo should play by the way

                      1. seewhyaxe
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        He's like the catalyst to my transfer(s) this week.

                        If he's ruled out, I'd probably do Robertson + a midfielder out for City def + KDB (C).

                2. Wakanda
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  looking for a drop in rank ?

                  1. seewhyaxe
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    I'm prepared for it lol, I'm struggling to fit 11 players now, less about City assets.

                3. GuenDoozy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  If its not KDB i wouldnt bother. Plenty of better option from other teams, happy to go without mahrez etc

                  1. seewhyaxe
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    I agree, but I can't have KDB without taking a hit or messing up my team.

                    KDB, for me, is a luxury transfer now due to not having 11 players this gw.

                    1. GuenDoozy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Well yes then like i said, no worries to go without the other guys

                      1. seewhyaxe
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Cheers, hope to see a long awaited Arsenal win this week!

                        1. GuenDoozy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          I have very low expectations hahah but that would be great

                4. drughi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  As it stands now yes but maybe I will chicken out and do zieych>mahrez

                  1. Wakanda
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    i strongly believe mahrez is a transfer waiting to happen

                    1. drughi
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      yeah getting fulham fever

                    2. GuenDoozy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Yup ive probably got him a 2 or 3 times since he joined city and immediately regretted it within a few days, each time.

                5. LewanGOALski
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  I might

                  It’s between Salah or KDB to come long-term into my team. I might go Salaha after all...

                6. Wakanda
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  from the bookmakers.. handicap of -2.5 given... i will take that as a hint of what the result might be
                  of course, if you struggle to have 11 fighters, then i suggest you preempt your transfers now to release more cash to bring them in next week

                  1. seewhyaxe
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Next gw is reserved for a Pool attacker though since City is facing Utd next.

                    1. Wakanda
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      city used to be fixture proof...
                      Irregardless, dont think united can get anything out of that match. De gea is history

                      1. seewhyaxe
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        For many, I believe the #1 transfer would be Salah back in for (C) against Fulham in gw12.

                        I'm thinking of the same and it's the reason why I'm hesitating to do KDB this week for a hit.

              3. Vazza
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  I know it’s quite far in the future but would you move Bruno to Salah for GW12 (free) and reverse that move the following week i.e. applying the so called Hokey Cokey strategy to chase good fixtures?

                  1. The Knights Template
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Nah

                • Vazza
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Who to captain this week-

                    A. Bruno
                    B. Vardy

                    1. GuenDoozy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      A for his away record and form

                  • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    With all happening this week what do you think will be overall average points?

                    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      With all that's happening*

                    2. GuenDoozy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Depends on KDB

                    3. The Knights Template
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      32

                  • drughi
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    No city here so who would you captain out of

                    A. Salah
                    B. Vardy
                    C. Bruno

                    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      C

                    2. LewanGOALski
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      A

                    3. GuenDoozy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      A

                  • Zenith UK
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Wildcard team?

                    McCarthy, Steele
                    Chilwell, Mendy, Cresswell, Konsa, KWP
                    KDB, Bruno, Son, Jota, Bowen
                    DCL, Wilson, Bamford

                    0.7 ITB

                    1. KAMARA-COPY
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      No salah?
                      Mendy is a mistake away from being dropped

                  • Skloppy Kops
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    AVL keeps giving..
                    WCded in GW9 and tripled up on AVL with Grealish, Watkins and Martinez..
                    And they combined to return 4pts on GW9, 3pts on GW10.. and now match postponed!
                    Great!

                    1. LewanGOALski
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Grealish scored 10 last weekend 😉

                  • LewanGOALski
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Anyone else keeping 3 Villa - Martinez, Watkins and Grealish - and just play 10 in GW11..?

                    1. drughi
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      had grealish and watkins and keeping grealish ofc but did watkins>adams

                    2. Saka_me_sideways
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Yeah, me.
                        Got Wilson instead of Watkins.

                        But can play bamford and semedo from the bench.

                    3. KAMARA-COPY
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Bissouma + Cancelo to Jota + Dallas with 2 Fts
                      Good move?

                    4. NO SALAH
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Team:

                      Martinez (x)
                      Lamptey Dias Chilwell Coufal
                      KdB Fernandes Son
                      Bamford Vardy DCL

                      Bench: Bissouma Kilman Grealish

                      I already used my ft for Sterling to KdB. Captaincy not decided yet but leaning towards KdB.

                      A) GTG
                      B) Son & Grealish to Mahrez & Jota (-8)
                      C) Grealish to Jota (-4)

                      PS. My mini league rival has Jota 🙁

                      1. The Knights Template
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Just leave it, it's perfectly fine.

                        1. NO SALAH
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Thanks!

                    5. Vazza
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        GW 12 strategy
                        Bruno (MCI) => Salah (FUL)

                        GW13 strategy
                        Salah (TOT) => Bruno (shu)

                        Both moves are free.

                        How is the strategy?
                        A. Good
                        B. Bad

                        1. NO SALAH
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          A bit waste of a transfer. Just get both if possible or stick to one of them. Shape other part of your team with the ft.

                      • THEKID_88
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        I only bought Cancelo last week and obv regretting it. Should I just get rid of him already to James, I have Chilwell.

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

                          Depends on the bench option?

                          1. THEKID_88
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Taylor. The issue is if he's going to share minutes with Mendy I think i should get rid now rather than worry about it down the line.

                      • Chelsea91
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Mendy
                        Robbo,Chilwell,Dallas,Walker
                        Romeu,Salah(C),Ziyech,Zaha
                        Dcl,Kane(VC)

                        Button Wilson,Grealish,Douglas

                        Good to go for GW11?

                        1. The Knights Template
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          You need the other two Mendys.

                      • white lightning
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Just after some advice please. Already used my ft last Saturday Mitchell to Cancelo leaving $3m bank:

                        Martinez
                        Robertson, Cancelo, Chilwell, Justin
                        Fernandes (c), Son, Jota
                        Kane, DCL, Bamford

                        Steer, Lamptey, Burke, Grealish

                        Would you:
                        (a) Son to KDB for a -4 hit or
                        (b) play as is

                        Thanks.

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

                          I’d reluctantly go A I think, kdb looks like a good pic for the next 6-8 weeks if you want him that long and I don’t see loads of goals in spurs with their fixtures

                        2. Chelsea91
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          A

                      • Steve The Spud
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Start one of

                        A. Semado (liv)
                        B. anguissa (mci)

                        Actually leaning toward B, can’t see wolves keeping a CS and if they play 4/4/2 Semado will have even less attacking threat, even if Fulham lose 5-0 anguissa should still be good for a 2 pointer

                        1. Chelsea91
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          B

                      • fcsaltyballs
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Play:

                        1. Brewster (LEI)
                        2. Dallas (che)

                        Thanks

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

                          A if you think he will start

                        2. GuenDoozy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          1 starts and 1 doesnt necessarily start so thats an easy choice

                        3. Chelsea91
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          2

                      • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Is there any free RMT tool/ points predicotr for next gw?

                        1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Predictor*

                        2. The Knights Template
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Yes, I can do that for you.

                          1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Next page then, cheers Sir!