Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s top picks for FPL Gameweek 12

Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur players are predictably in demand as our Scout Squad team convene ahead of Gameweek 12.

For the uninitiated, this weekly forerunner to the Scout Picks selection sees our four-man panel champion the standout Fantasy Premier League assets for the upcoming Gameweek.

Fantasy Football Scout editor David, deputy editor Neale, video content manager Andy and Pro Pundit Tom each put forward an 18-man long-list of players and explain their notable inclusions and omissions below.

The assets listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the FPL deadline at 18:30 GMT on Friday.

In each squad, there are requirements for at least:

  • One goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less
  • One sub-£5.0m defender
  • One midfielder listed at £6.5m or below
  • One forward priced at £7.5m or lower

Each panelist is also restricted to no more than three players from the same team, as is the case in FPL.

We will again be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks, with details of that revealed on Friday.

DavidNealeTomAndy
GKAlex McCarthyAlex McCarthyAlex McCarthyIllan Meslier
Karl DarlowBernd LenoBernd LenoKarl Darlow
Bernd LenoLukasz FabianskiKarl DarlowAlex McCarthy
DFAndrew RobertsonAndrew RobertsonAndrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson
Ben ChilwellSergio ReguilonSergio ReguilónStuart Dallas
Kyle Walker-PetersHector BellerinReece JamesSergio Reguilón
Ezgjan AlioskiJannik VestergaardKyle Walker-PetersHéctor Bellerín
Matt TargettJamal LewisEzgjan AlioskiJannik Vestergaard
MFMohamed SalahSadio ManeMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
Son Heung-minSon Heung-minSon Heung-minSadio Mané
Kevin De BruyneChristian PulisicKevin De BruyneSon Heung-min
Jack GrealishKevin De BruynePedro NetoPedro Neto
Jack HarrisonDaniel PodenceRaphinhaBruno Fernandes
FWHarry KaneJamie VardyJamie VardyHarry Kane
Timo WernerHarry KaneHarry KanePatrick Bamford
Olivier GiroudPatrick BamfordDanny IngsJamie Vardy
Patrick BamfordCallum WilsonPatrick BamfordCallum Wilson
Danny WelbeckDanny IngsCallum WilsonTimo Werner


Most popular picks: Alex McCarthy, Andrew Robertson, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, Patrick Bamford (four), Bernd Leno, Karl Darlow, Sergio Reguilon, Mohamed Salah, Kevin De Bruyne, Jamie Vardy, Callum Wilson (three)

DAVID SAID…

Alex McCarthy and Kyle Walker-Peters feel like routine inclusions in my Scout Squad submission this week as Southampton prepare to host Sheffield United.

The Saints have kept clean sheets in all their home meetings with sides outside the so-called ‘big six’ this season while the Blades remain the Premier League’s joint-lowest scorers, finding the net in just five matches so far.

Ben Chilwell is my first-choice defender based on his potential for a double-figure haul. Chelsea’s backline is one of the best in the division since Gameweek 8, conceding the fewest big chances of any team during that time. Meanwhile, over the same period, no defender has matched Chilwell for four shots on target.

Knowing that Marcelo Bielsa will start Ezgjan Alioski at left-back against West Ham, I fancy his chances to do well in Gameweek 12. The Hammers are joint-worst for defending the right flank over the last four matches, while the only Leeds defender to register more touches in the box over that time is Luke Ayling, who will fill in at centre-back on Friday night.

West Ham’s weakness to left-sided players means Jack Harrison gets into my Scout Squad submission once again, returning to the flanks after a stint at central midfield.

I am unconcerned by Mohamed Salah‘s 90-minute Champions League outing against Midtjylland considering the turnaround time between Liverpool’s games right now. They play Fulham later on Sunday afternoon and don’t face Spurs until the following Wednesday. A Gameweek 12 trip to Craven Cottage strikes me as the sort of fixture Jurgen Klopp will name his best team, in the hope of racing into an early lead. That way, he can manage his best players’ minutes in the second half, rather than end up like Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s Manchester United side at West Ham!

Meanwhile, I think Son Heung-min is set for another strong display this weekend. He profited from Arsenal’s problem defending from the right last time out and, in Gameweek 12, the South Korean faces a Crystal Palace side that has conceded the third-highest number of chances from that side of the pitch this season. Considering Harry Kane is usually the assister, it makes sense to get him in my Scout Squad as well.

I am backing Jack Grealish and his Aston Villa colleagues to get a positive result at Wolves on Saturday, the Molineux side missing what Raúl Jiménez does both on and off the ball.

Up front, I’m going with a Chelsea double-up of Timo Werner and Olivier Giroud. I fancy the former to finally get the big double-digit haul his recent displays have promised, especially considering Everton have conceded the joint-most number of big chances over the last four matches.

I fancy Brighton to pick up a result or, at the very least, score a few goals at Leicester on Sunday evening. The Foxes’ defence since Gameweek 8 has conceded 12 big chances, the second-highest in the division over that time. During the same period, no Brighton player has registered more shots in the box or created more big chances than Danny Welbeck, who has attacking returns in each of his last three Premier League appearances.

NEALE SAID…

There are compelling cases being made for Mohamed Salah both starting and not starting in Sunday’s match at Craven Cottage and it’s that uncertainty, exacerbated by the Egyptian’s extended run-out in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday, that leads me to plump for the rested Sadio Mane as my safer route into the Liverpool attack this weekend.

The Senegalese winger maybe without a goal since Gameweek 5 but he is still getting into the right areas (see the Nelson Semedo own-goal last weekend) and has recorded nine shots in the box to Salah’s three over the last four Gameweeks, albeit from 51 extra minutes of pitch-time.

I’ve kept faith with Kevin De Bruyne despite his profligacy in Gameweek 11. We’re used to the Belgian chancing his arm from distance but that advanced central role he is now taking up has contributed to him being joint-top for shots in the box among FPL midfielders in the last four Gameweeks, and I’ve seen little in Manchester United’s backline to convince me that they could shut out City when the two foes meet at Old Trafford.

All four of my heavy hitters in midfield have away matches this weekend, with Palace’s well-documented vulnerability to conceding chances from their right flank serving only to rubber-stamp the Son Heung-min (and Sergio Reguilon) selection.

Also on the road is Christian Pulisic. The versatile Timo Werner is being shunted across the Chelsea frontline and could well be covering for the injured Hakim Ziyech (as happened when the Moroccan went off in Gameweek 11) on the right flank this weekend. While there were encouraging signs (apart from the finishing) from the German in that role against Leeds, Pulisic’s return to fitness, rest in midweek, capacity to drift into dangerous six-yard box positions and past streakiness when it comes to scoring goals leads me to opt for the American against one of the division’s least watertight backlines.

Sheffield United are another one of those porous sides, without a clean sheet all season, although they rarely seem to get turned over. Danny Ings just about makes the cut as a result but it’s the Blades’ woes at the other end of the field that fills me with optimism of Saints defensive double-up. Selecting Jannik Vestergaard seems like chasing points but there is some logic behind what appears to be a lazy pick on paper, as Chris Wilder’s side have allowed the most headed chances and opportunities to be created from set plays in 2020/21.

Newcastle United and Arsenal also have favourable opposition this weekend, even if those two clubs themselves are hardly firing on all cylinders.

Jamal Lewis is Newcastle’s leading chance creator and one of the cheapest starting players in FPL now, while the talismanic Callum Wilson‘s love of a winning goal – and thus bonus points – should see him in with an excellent chance of making the Scout Picks on Friday, providing the game against West Brom goes ahead.

I wouldn’t touch Arsenal’s attack with a bargepole at present but I’d be more inclined to take a gamble on one of their defenders, who had looked in good shape up until Gameweek 8.

The visit of a shot-shy Burnley ought to give the Gunners a chance to add to their clean sheet tally, while the fact that the Clarets have allowed the joint-highest number of chances to be conceded from their left side this season cements Hector Bellerin‘s place in my squad.

TOM SAID…

Alex McCarthy is my first-choice keeper for Gameweek 12. 

This week’s opponents Sheffield United are struggling for goals. Their numbers suggest they haven’t been quite as bad as the league table implies, but their finishing has been awful and as a result, they’ve only scored three non-penalty goals this term.

I’ve also selected Bernd Leno, who tends to collect bonus points when Arsenal keep a clean sheet, and Karl Darlow.

At the back, Andrew Robertson is my top pick, followed closely by Sergio Reguilón and Reece James

Son Heung-min and Harry Kane rightly took the plaudits on Sunday as they fired Tottenham Hotspur to another win, but Reguilón also impressed. Since making his debut in Gameweek 4, he’s produced attacking or defensive returns in six of his seven appearances, while James has been an important part of a solid Chelsea defence. I’m expecting him to get some joy attacking Everton’s left-side too, which has looked vulnerable in the absence of Lucas Digne.

Budget options Kyle Walker-Peters and Ezgjan Alioski (more on him later) complete the defensive picks.

Further forward, the inclusion of heavy hitters Mohamed Salah, Kevin De Bruyne and Jamie Vardy largely speak for themselves, so I’ll dedicate a bit more time to some of my other selections.

Patrick Bamford continued his excellent scoring record at Chelsea last time out, and is joined by differential Raphinha. The Brazilian has been posting good numbers since making his first start in Gameweek 9, and I’m not against an attacking double-up, given that no team has created more chances than Leeds United so far. With Robin Koch out, I do think they will concede against West Ham United and was tempted to throw Jarrod Bowen in, but settled on Alioski who will be attacking the Hammers’ weaker right flank and is worth a punt.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have looked much more potent going forward after switching to a back-four shape, and whether fielded out wide or through the middle, Pedro Neto will be key. Over the last four Gameweeks, amongst midfielders, only Bruno Fernandes has registered more shots on target.

The offensive list is completed by Danny Ings and Callum Wilson.

ANDY SAID…

With no concrete news yet, we still don’t know if Newcastle United v West Brom will be on, but reports seem to indicate it’s more likely than not as things stand. Given West Brom have conceded the most goals this season it seems obvious to include Callum Wilson who is still inside the top five forwards for overall points despite missing two Gameweeks.

Tottenham Hotspur have now kept four clean sheets in a row and are starting to look like a “Jose Mourinho team”. Sergio Reguilón has been a mainstay in the back four and while his creativity has dropped in recent weeks, I can’t help but feel that’s due to the tougher opposition in Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal that Spurs have faced. Even with Wilfried Zaha back for Crystal Palace it could quite easily be five in a row by the end of Gameweek 12, with potential attacking returns as well.

Out of all forwards so far this season only Dominic Calvert-Lewin has a higher xG per 90 minutes than Patrick Bamford when you include regular starters. While the West Ham defence has been difficult to penetrate, Man United were able to do it three times, and Aston Villa could consider themselves lucky not to have scored more in Gameweek 10. Only Liverpool have had more shots in the box than Leeds this season and that’s not going to slow down this week. 

Since moving to a back four in Gameweek 9, Daniel Podence has had seven shots in just 226 minutes, with six of them coming inside the box. That’s two more than Pedro Neto but Neto’s expected goal involvement is higher at 1.68 (vs 0.85) and he’s done that in just 189 minutes. With Raúl Jiménez looking to be out for a while we should see Neto’s minutes increase.

With Fulham up next for Liverpool, it’s important not to overthink too much. While some may say that Fulham have started to improve defensively, they have still conceded six goals in the last three matches, and I’m still trying to work out how Manchester City didn’t score more. I’d happily back both Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané for points in this one, even after the former’s 90-minute run-out on Wednesday. Salah has the highest expected goal involvement of any midfielder this season, with Mané also in the top five.

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

Each week, one of the Fantasy Football Scout community takes on the Scout Picks by pitting their chosen XI against ours.

The community member who beats our picks by the biggest margin over the campaign will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Moderators and Contributors League for the following season.

AA33‘s whopping 53-point winning margin in Gameweek 2 is the target to beat.

In Gameweek 11, Camzy lost out 55-58 to our selection. The Scout Picks lead the community 7-4 over the course of the season.

Our next Scout Picks article on Friday will have further details on who is representing the community this week.


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737 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Vardy party last game of gw... Let's goo!

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Please don't make it a last-minute celebration like the last 2 parties...

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

        Better late than never

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Yeah, late is actually amazing to break the hearts of non-owners but the stress before that is hard to take xD

          1. Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 3 days ago

            If a 10m+ player isnt getting double digit scores non owners arent really bothred tbh

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

      My captain this week

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

        Ditto

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

    Does this make any sense? Would be for free.

    DCL and Kilman -> Bamford and Reece.

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

      Yeah, good moves if you already have the mids you want

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

        I think

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

        Midfield is KDB, Sterling, Salah, Son and Grealish. Very happy with those

    2. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      A lot of sense, yes.

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

        James looked unbelievable against Leeds to be honest

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Not watching games at all, or very little, but he seems great value - playing for top team, no brainer.

    3. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Yep. Ive done DCL>Bamford this week also. Kilman is a bit useless if he doesnt start and James is obviously quality, nothing wrong with those moves at all

  3. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Evening all, when do we expect to get newcastle news, who will play and who's still positive for covid?

    1. Goonerly
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Presser's tomorrow, we'll know more then

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Just avoid

  4. focaccia
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Need some help with my team - let me know what you think:

    Mendy
    Cancelo - Dallas - Masuaku
    KDB - Grealish - Son - Jota
    Werner - Vardy - Bamford
    subs: Ward Prowse - Dallas - Kilman

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

      Think you are good to go, mate! Just want to know who is your first defender on the bench, can't be Dallas as you have him in your first XI. Asking only because you never know when Pep rests Cancelo, so you need to have a playing defender there. Rest is all good.

      1. focaccia
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Sorry yeah - meant Lamptey!

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

        I mean I am worried about not having Salah against Fulham. Do you think I should hold or for a 4 point hit I could do:
        Vardy > Watkins
        Jota > Salah

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

          I would hold because:

          1. Salah played full 100mins yesterday
          2. Vardy has a peach of a fixture while Villa have Wolves A.

          Disc: Own Salah and would probably captain him. But if I wouldn't have already owned him, I wouldn't have bought him. Thus, the advice.

          1. focaccia
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            Thanks for the advice. I'm still tempted. But you're probably right - I should do those two transfers next week for free...

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

              No worries, mate. Can understand the conundrum, it's a juicy fixture for Salah. The only solace I can offer is that even if he plays, he will be subbed around 70.

  5. JenkoJunko
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Squad: 2FTs 1.0ITB
    Mcarthy
    Chilwell Cresswell Lamptey
    KDB Bruno Ziyech Grealish
    DCL Bam Vardy

    Forster / Bissouma / Kilman / Neco

    A. Ziyech / Vardy / DCL to Salah / Ings / Giroud or Wilson -4
    B. Ziyech / Vardy / DCL to Salah / Werner / Welbeck -4
    C. Ziyech / Vardy / Kilman to Salah / Wilson or Giroud / KWP -4

    Thanks and GL all

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

      A with Wilson.

  6. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Anybody bringing in Pulisic this week? Need to shift out Ziyech.

    1. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Franks literally just said today Pulisic has a tight hamstring again. He's a massive risk

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I did once already this season. He scored 2, 3 and then got injured in the warm-up at Burnley. High risk, high reward but I won’t be going anywhere near him until he gets a few games under his belt.

    3. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I really wanted to as no decent Ziyech replacement. But latest news puts me off

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

      Get Mount!

    5. rjcv177
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Honestly can't understand this hype for puli. Except the Hattrick last year he's just a regular fpl asset. Reminds me Morata, after that hatty vs stoke he was just a no go as fpl

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

    Which option is better:
    A: Ziyech and Justin to Robertson and Raphina (-4)
    B: Ziyech to Raphina
    C: Save ft and ply coufal
    Have bamford
    Thanks

  8. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Is Kelleher likely to play this weekend v Fulham??

    If so would you play him or Martinez (Wolves Away) ???

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Start Kelleher

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

      Kelleher, until Klopp confirms anything about Alisson (unlikely though).

  9. Oldie99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Tough ML h2h game, terrible global ranking, thoughts on the below?

    Ziyech Fernandes Semedo OUT
    Salah Trent Raphinha IN

  10. Netters2018
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Hows this looking 1ft any changes?
    Martinez
    Lamptey Justin Dallas
    Salah KDB (c) Sterling Grealish
    Bamford Werner DCL

    Plan is to bring Son and Kane in for Sterling and Werner once fixtures turn.

  11. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Best 2 Defenders for 8.3M!? would rotate with Bednarek:

    Martinez
    Chilwell, Zouma, Bednarek (X, X)
    Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Son, Grealish
    DCL, Bamford (Brewster)

    A) Targett/Ayling/Alioski & 3.8 (fodder)
    B) Balbuena/Alioski & 3.9 (Williams)
    C) Lewis & Mitchell
    D) Kilman & Mitchell (current)

    Thinking Alioski & Neco Williams?

    Cheers

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      A with Alioski

      1. Rasping Drive
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        or B since Hammers have a comfirmed DGW

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Ta. Yes, torn between Balbuena and Alioski.

      2. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers - Williams not worth it just in-case Trent gets injured again?

        1. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          It does take up a valuable Pool slot, though. If I were you, make sure you have 2 playing subs and go as cheap as you can on the third. I think 2 subs should be ok the vast majority of the time

          1. Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            Cheers.

  12. icanseethroughyou
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Martinez (Forster)
    Justin KWP Zouma (Semedo, Lamptey)
    Grealish Salah (C) Jota Son (Bissouma)
    Vardy (VC) Jesus Welbeck

    0 FTs. 0.2 mil. Any hits required or GTG?

    1. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Good to go.

  13. Mika-eel
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Saw Jack Grealish trending on Twitter, and thought please don't tell me he's injured, and then you see the reason he's really trending.

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

      😆

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      😀 he looks like he's just made an early transfer

      1. Mika-eel
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Hahahaha.

        Those early transfers are really risky.

    3. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Whats the reason he's trending?

      1. Mika-eel
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Was trying to get a SFW link

        https://twitter.com/football_gl/status/1337036388244606982?s=20

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

      ?

      1. Mika-eel
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Breaking lockdown rules, and a pic was leaked of him and some lady.

  14. Weekesey
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    I'm eyeing up a move of Vardy --> Aguero from GW 13. I don't have KDB... Have I lost my mind or am I onto something?

    1. Andy'81
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      If he starts against United I doubt he'll start again mid week against WBA,

      1. Weekesey
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I think he'll be a sub for the united game. I hoping thats he gets a decent amount of minutes against West Brom... He only needed 10 minutes to score against Marseille!

      2. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Pep said he has ruled him out from starting v United- and far too big a risk getting him as he will be eased back ver slowly over busy weeks ahead

        1. Weekesey
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Hmm you might be right... But he's that explosive that even 20-30 mins could be enough for him to get a haul.

  15. JJeyy
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Thoughts on getting Mane in and captaining instead of Salah?

    1. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      If you have a WC available to switch back in several gws then yes. Otherwise as a long term option it's only Salah for me

    2. Maddamotha
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Considering it myself. More likely to play at least.

    3. LSK
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Could be so cheeky if it works.

    4. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      x2.

      Im going for him. Great diferential. Expecially if Salah is rested.And even if he hesn t. Sale have the potential to outscore him. Im going with Mane and Jota. Trying to make some ground.

  16. Mufc202020
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    One week punt on Mane then transfer to Salah next gameweek?

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Planned transfers are no problem and nothing could go wrong!

  17. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Might have to depend on Jota matching/outscoring Fernandes to win a crucial H2H tie this week...
    No chance at all right?

    1. LSK
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Definitely more than no chance. I’d say 50/50 personally. This week only of course. Fernandes much better option most weeks.

  18. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Am I mad for considering Wilson for (C)? Don't have Salah.

    1. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Not really, West brom possibly worst defence in the league. Could be a great differential captain

      1. gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I've already had a lot from Wilson. He's been the one shining light in a vomit inducing season. Could be pushing it a bit.

    2. JustSomeGuy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I don't think so, be brave!

    3. Abra Dubravka
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I’m not bold enough to do so in case he has Covid.

  19. fruncan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Best Leeds defender (long term and/or short term)? TIA

    1. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      long term Dallas. Ayling now moved to CB and will be there on and off. No others worth choosing. Allioski may still be a roatation risk

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

      Dallas

  20. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Potter confirms Gross has replaced Maupay as Brighton's first penalty-taker after scoring the last two. #BHAFC

  21. Oliver Tockman
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Anybody considering Jota (c) ?

    1. JustSomeGuy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 3 days ago

      If he didn't play midweek, then maybe. I'd worry he'll only get 60/30 mins.

  22. Ray In Bruges.
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    McCarthy (Nyland)
    Chilwell Zouma Justin (KWP Kilman)
    Fernandes KDB Son Jota Grealish
    Werner DCL (Brewster)

    1FT, 0.6ITB

    Anything glaringly need a change or am I good to roll this FT?

    1. JustSomeGuy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Justin out, for Leeds defender perhaps. After the Brighton game ofc.

  23. JenkoJunko
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Repost* Anyone?!?!
    Squad: 2FTs 1.0ITB
    Mcarthy
    Chilwell Cresswell Lamptey
    KDB Bruno Ziyech Grealish
    DCL Bam Vardy

    Forster / Bissouma / Kilman / Neco

    A. Ziyech / Vardy / DCL to Salah / Ings / Giroud or Wilson -4
    B. Ziyech / Vardy / DCL to Salah / Werner / Welbeck -4
    C. Ziyech / Vardy / Kilman to Salah / Wilson or Giroud / KWP -4

    Thanks and GL all

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Of those C but wait until Newcastle news

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

    Hopefully Antonio is fit for the DGW. Will be a great captain....

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

      Him or Bowen

  25. denial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Matip nailed?

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

      Pervert...

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

      He can't play 3 matches in a week, will definitely be rested in one of them. The same sequence will continue throughout December,

      1. DMP
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Funny.

  26. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Cant get salah without losing kane and taking a -4. Capping kane as a result.

    Would rather use the freebie to sort out my mess of a defence.

    Cancelp, Kilman and Mitchel.

    Is cancelo to Trent or Robbo a good idea. for free of course.

    1. itsmeguneet
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Robertson atm

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

      Robbo

  27. Abra Dubravka
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Martinez
    Robbo, Zouma, Dallas (Coufal, Mitchell)
    Salah(c), KDB, Bruno, Grealish, Jota
    DCL, Wilson (Brewster)

    A) GTG?
    B) DCL to Bamford?
    C) Jota & Brewster to Soucek & Bamford (-4)?

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

      A

  28. Oliver Tockman
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    A) De Bruyne, Jota, Grealish, Bamford, Ings

    B) De Bruyne, Fernandes, Raphinha, Bamford, Watkins

    Rest of MF: Salah, Son

    Cheers!

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

      B

    2. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Oof that’s close but I think B edges it because of Bruno

    3. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Hate to lose Grealish, but with those 2 options it has to be Bruno. I honestly think Bruno will be the top points scorer this year. If you count from when he arrived no PL player has more FPL points than him.

    4. Bobby's Teeth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Really like the balance of A, Jota is the only issue there.

    5. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      B

  29. Keep Calm and Play On
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Hi all,

    Martinez-4.0
    Robbo-James-Coufal-Lampt-Mitchell
    Bruno-Son-Grealish-Jota-Bissouma
    Kane-DCL-Bamford

    Not sure what to do, 1FT because I was dead set on Salah and already did Vardy to Bamford...which could come back to bite me. 4.5m ITB

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

      Roll it

    2. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      If you want Salah then Dcl+Jota->Wilson+Salah.

      1. Keep Calm and Play On
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers! Didn’t even see that one, exact funds as well.

        Can’t have them all so it’s just about deciding who I want to keep

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

      Keep calm and play on!

    4. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Thanks all

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

    Newcastle back up and running?

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Believe I read the training ground was back open Tuesday but I haven’t heard exactly who is back

    2. Abra Dubravka
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Training yes and game supposedly going ahead but we don’t know who is out with Covid

    3. Futile Tinkering
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Looks like it