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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. Werner Bremen
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    With Grealish and Martinez out, and a bench of Bissouma, Mitchell and Kilman, what should I do? (1.9 ITB)

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I’m in that situation and am Free Hitting

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Temporary punt of Grealish -> Mahrez? Should start and destroy Fulham this weekend.

    3. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Waiting to make a decision. Maybe going with playing Romeo and possibly without a keeper so will only have 10. That is unless Kane is out. Then I will just go for a -4 or -8 but really want to avoid as much as possible.

  2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    How would this look for next gw, if I took a hit to get Mahrez in for Grealish as a punt? Could easily bring him back in gw13..

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

    Button, Coufal, Brewster, Targett

    1. ZimZalabim
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      looks good actually might copy your move

      How much did u get Grealish for though ?

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        7.0 or 7.1 not quite sure. Would lose maybe 0.3 in him which is not big of a deal..

  3. ZimZalabim
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Hi guys, any ideas on what to do here ?

    Martinez*
    Chilwell, Cancelo*, Coufal
    Kdb, Bruno, Ziyech, Jota, Grealish*
    Vardy, Dcl

    Forester, Brewster, Lewis*, Fodder

    Was originally thinking ill get Mahrez in for Ziyech or Jesus in for Vardy but looks like I'm likely to end up with 9 players this week, Don't really see an option with Martinez out so will probably hold him and either get a second keeper or Cancelo replacement, not sure who to go for though.

    Could do DCL and Cancelo to Jesus and Dallas for a hit then Vardy and Ziyech to Bamford and Salah the next week

    what do you guys think ?

    1. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Maybe just stick to the original plan?

  4. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Can I get away with no Salah for the short term?

    He's the standout captain in only 4 of the next 10 gws imo,which apart from next week, I can cover with other players.

    Gw 12 - ful, my alternative one of Vardy/Jota/Son
    Gw 15 - WBA, my alternative KDB(c) - NEW
    Gw 16 - new, my alternative Son(c) - FUL
    Gw 18 - BUR, my alternative KDB(BHA)/Bruno(ful)

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Jota could do very well as a (C) option against Fulham assuming he starts, I daresay he could "cover" Salah for the armband that week.

    2. King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Forgot to add, current attack is:
      KDB Bruno Son Jota
      Vardy Dcl Bamford

    3. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      To me Salah is not as essential this season considering we have so many good premiums.

      I won't bring him in in GW12, could make the move in GW15 if he's firing as hell though.

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I would agree with that but let's watch him vs Wolves first

    4. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Possibly, but he's probably the one player who can score 15-20 points those games.

    5. The Hunt
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Jota now taking a large slice of Liverpool goal pie and in turn that's putting Salah & Mane on a points diet.

    6. Olson
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      You can get away without any player this year because Bruno exists

      The only reason salah has ever been essential since his huge season is that you are buying captain reliability of a big season score.

      Loads of players offer comparible value to Salah who is now no longer an essential captain option

    7. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I'm going to see if I can get away with no Salah for the long term...

  5. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    I know my preferred Jiménez replacements might not play the full match after coming back from injuries but hopefully it should be a long term choice. Who would you rather have:

    a. Ings
    b. Antonio
    c. other suggestions?

    Martínez
    PVA, Chilwell, Robertson, Lamptey
    Son, Salah, Fernandes, Grealish
    Wilson, Bamford

    Button, Jiménez, Burke, Mitchell
    1 free transfer, 0.0 million in the bank

    1. Marcin the Pole
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      WC in hand? If not, probably Ings, but risky with him only just back from injury.

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Thanks. No wildcard. I really like Ings so guess I will buy him

  6. Marcin the Pole
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Pretty settled on Grealish to Mahrez now, despite a lot of panicking last night. Means going without KDB however, which worries me. Question is, with Watkins in my squad too, would you:

    A) Play Coufal - MUN (H)
    B) Play Bissouma - SOU (H)
    C) Take a -4 to do Watkins -> Adams

    Leaning towards B I think.

    1. thetommy14
        1 month, 16 days ago

        B yep

    2. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Kane + Grealish > KDB + Bamford (-4)

      I think KDB and Bamford are both good long term picks.

      Then I will ditch Hamez in GW12 to bring one of Grealish or Jota.

    3. Vpan
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Is Jesus nailed for Fulham or is it Kun's time?

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Nailed, was benched against Porto and Aguero wasn't even in the squad - had a "setback" according to Pep.

    4. Hazardous1983
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      What to do with this....

      Mcarthy (steer)
      Chilwell zouma justin (mitchell taylor)
      Podence salah bruno (bissouma)
      Vardy dcl watkins

      What to do with this 0.1m in bank 1 ft

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Assume you have grealish?

        Watkins to Bamford seems logical. Or just play Taylor

    5. aborg
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Captain Vardy or KDB this GW?

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        KDB

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        KDB

      3. barcaa7
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        KDB

        1. aborg
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Answered then. Thanks all.

      4. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        KDB

    6. ZimZalabim
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      would u rather own Jesus or Mahrez this week ?

      Likely one week punt

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Riyad for me

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Mahrez

      3. yakirh
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Jesus

    7. Il Capitano
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Repost from earlier today.

        1FT - 0.2M ITB - WC available - FH available

        McCarthy (Button)
        Chilwell Zouma Justin Taylor (Mitchell)
        Bruno Sterling Son Bissouma (Grealish)
        Vardy DCL (Watkins)

        Thinking of Watkins to Adams/Bamford this week, then WC next week to get KDB and Salah in and tidy defence.

        Feel as though I would ditch too many players with good fixtures this week or players I'd want back if I WCd now (Vardy, Justin, Son, Grealish).

        Too risky to cap Sterling I guess, go safe with Bruno?

        1. aborg
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Sterling(c) might work wonders as he is now a HUGE differential but the worst case scenario for you would be if he just gets a 15 min cameo.

          I have him too and would not risk captaining him for that reason, as it would be easy to vice captain KDB just in case Sterling does not play....it's the cameo that worries me.

          1. Il Capitano
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Yup, think the worst case scenario with Sterling (C) is very plausible (15 min 1 point cameo).

              It's not like he has any recent form to speak of and Bruno has been returning consistently in away fixtures. Think I've just had Sterling down as my GW11 captain pick for so long that he's just ingrained in my thinking.

          2. dogtanion
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Tempted to captain Sterling too but a 1 pointer would be horrific . Maybe Pep will give more of an indication of starters on Friday

            1. aborg
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Pep will not...he will probably confuse us even more !

        2. Mane Mane Mane
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 16 days ago

          What’s the likelihood that Dias plays this weekend, having played yesterday in the champions league?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Can be rested vs Marseille

            1. Mane Mane Mane
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Yeah true, good point.

          2. JIMMY764
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            He played 90 mins in Greece last week with 1 day less to recover before Burnley, and was touted as nailed by everyone. Not sure where this community wide fear about him being rested this week has come from.

            My guess is his rest will come against Marseille prior to the Manchester derby. Obvs never know with Pep, but that's how I see it.

            1. Mane Mane Mane
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Yeah true, I had a similar feeling, just wanted to see what others felt before transferring him in, as I have three Aston Villa players not playing, and a couple that may be rested already.

              1. JIMMY764
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Yeah he's the main man at the back. Fulham pose a greater threat than Burnley offensively, and City need wins. I'd be very surprised if Dias + Laporte didn't start this weekend personally.

                Pep would have some serious justifying to do if they don't play and they fail to win, with the opportunity to rest the entire starting 11 against Marseille mid-week.

                But, what do we know. He could've picked up a niggle in Porto for all we know, and Pep might take the opportunity against Fulham to let him sit out a couple of games who knows.

            2. Harper
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              I can actually see Dias and Laporte together vs Fulham in preparation for their pairing against United. Stone + Garcia in the champs league.

        3. Roman9SK
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Best defenders duo for 9.8?both need to play.. I have Coufal target Lewis..

          1. Dwotle
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 16 days ago

            James and Dallas

        4. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Sadio Mane is selfish and overrated player. Would you agree?

          1. thetommy14
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Neither. Class player.

            • Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Not at all - Salah is more selfish than Mané

              1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Salah far more tehnical quality imo, should be more selfish

            • Forever In Our Shadow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Top forwards dont get to the very top without some selfishness. His job is to score goals. Passing to others is not going to make that happen.

          2. Ragabolly
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Any update on Pope?

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Black smoke coming from Turf Moor

          3. AlternativeB
              1 month, 16 days ago

              1 FT. Please need help!!
              First off... I was going to do this SON -> KDB. That's it.
              But now I'm not sure. This is how it looks

              Forster
              Chilwell, Robbo*, Cresswell, Lamptey
              Kdb, Bruno, Son, Bissouma, Jota,
              Vardy, Dcl

              (Grealish*, Watkins*, Mitchell)

              1. Just do Grealish --> KDB. I have the funds exactly to do (Though loose 0,4 due to price rise) - And "0 points GK"
              2. Grealish + Watkins --> KDB + Adams (-4)
              3. Son + Watkins --> KDB + Bamford/Abraham (-4)

              Appreciate help!

            • Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Was all set for Justin -> Dias (and Vardy & Bissouma -> Brewster & Salah next week) but not sure now. Current Team with 1 FT and 3.1 ITB:

              Martinez*
              Chilwell, Zouma, Justin
              KDB, Son, Fernandes, Jota
              Vardy, DCL, Bamford

              (Steer, Bissouma, Mitchell, Kilman)

              A) Save FT
              B) Justin -> Dias (as planned)
              C) Justin -> 5.6 DEF
              D) Martinez -> Mendy (Chelsea triple-up!)

              Thinking A or B - need to address Justin in next couple of weeks anyway, but not as confident of Dias starting on Saturday now and with Mitchell/Kilman on bench that would be a problem.

              Cheers!

              1. barcaa7
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                A

              2. Il Capitano
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Think you're good to save

              3. barcaa7
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                What do with Cancelo ?

                a-Cancelo to Chilwell (-4)

                b- Play Cancelo , Ayling on Bench

                c-Cancelo to Chilwell , Ziyech to Mahrez (-8)

                Thanks

                1. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  B

                2. thetommy14
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    A

                  • Rasping Drive
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    I think he’s a transfer waiting to happen, better sooner rather than later. So A

                  • Dwotle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    A. Mainly because you don't already own Chilwell.

                3. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Lots of rotation in the Chelsea XI

                  1. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Chelsea team to face Sevilla: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen, Emerson; Havertz, Jorginho, Kovacic; Pulisic, Giroud, Hudson-Odoi

                    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Still going to win, scary how big is their squad

                    2. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Rest well Chilwell and James

                    3. Forever In Our Shadow
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Hardly second string though is it?

                4. Hazardous1983
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Stick with watkins or transfer own dcl n vardy

                  1. Rasping Drive
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Can you field 11 if you keep him? If not, who could you potentially bring in?

                    1. Hazardous1983
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Can field 11 with bissouma.or taylor

                      1. Rasping Drive
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        1 month, 16 days ago

                        I would hold in that case

                  2. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    am keeping watkins.

                5. waltzingmatildas
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  A) Mané to kdb
                  B) Kane to jesus
                  C) both for - 4

                6. SuperDan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Dallas or Bednarek?

                  1. Keeptrying
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Dallas

                7. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Woo James Chilwell rested

                  1. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Lovely news

                8. bobbyg
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Son and Grealish to

                  KDB(c) and Jota -4?

                  1. Dwotle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    It depends who will be coming off the bench for Grealish and your captain options outside of KDB.

                9. ClassiX
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  MAN UTD TEAM NEWS
                  Team to play PSG: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles, McTominay, Fred, Rashford, Fernandes, Martial, Cavani
                  Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Fosu-Mensah, Williams, James, Lingard, Mata, Pogba, Van De Beek, Greenwood, Ighalo

                  CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
                  Team to play Sevilla: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen, Emerson, Kovacic, Jorginho, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi, Giroud, Pulisic.
                  Subs: TBC

                  1. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Thanks Classix

                  2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    If Cavani scores today which is likely he could be an option at 8.0. Bruno and Cavani double up if they linkup well and start scoring big.

                  3. Qaiss
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Werner looks an even better captain option now

                  4. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Start Hendo Ole, he is your best keeper by a mile

                10. Dwotle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Anyone captaining Vardy this gameweek?

                  1. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Can't see past KDB and the Fulham performance has put me off, even with the home vs away factor.

                  2. Corona is not good 4 U
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Not me. Last gameweek was a dissapointment.

                    • HM2
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Yes, Leicester have the second best away record in the league while Sheffield united have the worst home record. Easy decision

                  3. Corona is not good 4 U
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      How likely is it that Newcastle United's next games will be canceled when so many players are said to have contracted the Corona Virus. Can it be or is it likely that Newcastle United will not play a game in the next two to three weeks and should their players be replaced?

                      1. Bobby Digital
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 16 days ago

                        Wouldn't be getting WBA players that's for sure....

                    • KAPTAIN KANE
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      What’s happened with a couple of regular posters I’ve not seen in a while?

                      Maximus Pointimus Bonimus
                      Berbs

                      1. Zim0
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 16 days ago

                        Hmm you're right. Weird

                        1. KAPTAIN KANE
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Hope they’re ok

                      2. Corona is not good 4 U
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Corona Virus.

                          1. KAPTAIN KANE
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Username checks out

                        • Flair
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Haven't seen MPB in a while, shame. One of the best posters on here!

                          1. KAPTAIN KANE
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Agreed

                      3. Nice to Finally Michu
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 16 days ago

                        Stay on that bench timo!