Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s top picks for FPL Gameweek 15

Just in time for Christmas, the Scout Squad is here with their best players for Gameweek 15.

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 £83.0m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the FPL deadline at 11:00 GMT on Saturday.

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 Christmas Eve.

NealeTomAndyDavid
GKEdersonEmiliano MartínezLukasz FabianskiEmiliano Martínez
Emiliano MartínezAlex McCarthyEmiliano MartínezAlex McCarthy
Alex McCarthyLukasz FabianskiIllan MeslierEderson
DEFAndrew RobertsonAndrew RobertsonAndrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson
Benjamin MendyRúben DiasTrent Alexander-ArnoldRúben Dias
Kurt ZoumaMichael KeaneJohn StonesKurt Zouma
Michael KeaneVladimir CoufalVladimir CoufalStuart Dallas
Vladimir CoufalStuart DallasYerry MinaVladimir Coufal
MIDMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
Kevin De BruyneKevin De BruyneKevin De BruyneKevin De Bruyne
Sadio ManéJack GrealishRaheem SterlingSadio Mané
Bertrand TraoréBruno FernandesJack GrealishJack Grealish
RaphinhaRaphinhaJarrod BowenRaphinha
FWDDominic Calvert-LewinDominic Calvert-LewinDominic Calvert-LewinDominic Calvert-Lewin
Patrick BamfordPatrick BamfordPatrick BamfordPatrick Bamford
Harry KaneHarry KaneChris WoodHarry Kane
Che AdamsOllie WatkinsOllie WatkinsChris Wood
Chris WoodChris WoodChe AdamsTimo Werner

NEALE SAID…

It always looked likely that there’d be triple-ups from Manchester City and Liverpool in my Scout Squad selection this week – the only question was over who I’d nominate.

Benjamin Mendy tends to be reserved for the plum home fixtures these days and, after a breather in the EFL Cup in midweek, I fancy him to start.

The Frenchman should be able to take advantage of my own team’s rather suspect right flank, where we’ve deployed DeAndre Yedlin, Emil Krafth, Javier Manquillo and even Jacob Murphy this season – which shows how much of a problem position it has become.

Having watched the shambles at Brentford on Tuesday, I’m even going for the City defensive double-up with Ederson.

Pep Guardiola’s policy of fielding relatively conservative line-ups has contributed to City scoring one goal or fewer in eight of their last ten league matches, but Kevin De Bruyne continues to be deployed in central positions and I sense a monster haul is due based on his impressive underlying figures.

Liverpool’s superb display at Palace last weekend not only solidifies my decision to go big on the Reds’ premium assets but also leads me to select Aston Villa’s Bertrand Traore, who produced perhaps his best display of the season in Gameweek 14.

Up against the suspect Patrick van Aanholt, who opposition teams are clearly targeting, Traore offers a saving of a couple of million on Jack Grealish to help us accommodate some of the must-have big-hitters elsewhere.

Another budget midfielder, Raphinha, has been catching my eye recently, and I’m evidently not alone. Fifth among all FPL assets for chances created over the last four Gameweeks, he is also joint-third for attempts on goal.

While Burnley are back to something approaching their obdurate best, matches against this gung-ho Leeds side can throw up all kinds of scorelines.

That’s why I’ve also gone for Chris Wood, given that the Whites have conceded the most headed chances, opportunities from set plays and, crucially, goals over the previous four Gameweeks.

While we’re on that subject, winless Sheffield United have allowed the most chances from dead-ball situations over the course of the season, so the ever-present Michael Keane, who has two goals already to his name in 2020/21, gets the nod alongside Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

Lastly, a word on Harry Kane. While the FPL exodus continues (100,000+ transfers out this week), he next faces a Wolves side striving to rediscover their identity amid system and personnel changes.

A dip in form from Willy Boly and the flip-flopping between formations has resulted in the Wolves backline looking uncharacteristically suspect of late and they are without a clean sheet in seven.

Kane might have blanked in successive matches but he has still racked up more shots than any other forward over the last four Gameweeks, so I expect him to come good on Sunday.

TOM SAID…

Liverpool’s clean sheet prospects look as good as any in Gameweek 15, with their opponents West Bromwich Albion registering a measly 0.05 expected goals (xG) against Aston Villa last time out. Jake Livermore’s red card on 37 minutes didn’t help matters, but regardless, it’s hard to see them troubling a Reds’ backline which has conceded just four league goals since the start of November. Andrew Robertson is my preferred option, given how open Albion looked down their right-side on Sunday.

I’m also backing Manchester City and Everton’s defences, via Rúben Dias and Michael Keane. No team has taken fewer shots on the road than Newcastle United this term, while Sheffield United haven’t done much better themselves, netting the joint-fewest goals in the Premier League. The Blades have looked vulnerable defending set-pieces too, which could benefit the Toffees’ aerial threats, including Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

Keepers Emiliano Martínez, Alex McCarthy and Lukasz Fabiański, plus defenders Vladimir Coufal and Stuart Dallas complete the picks at the back.

Further forward, the inclusion of heavy hitters Mohamed Salah, Kevin De Bruyne, Bruno Fernandes and Harry Kane largely speak for themselves, so I’ll dedicate a bit more time to some of my other call-ups.

Aston Villa are bang in-form at the moment after taking seven points from nine, with Jack Grealish constantly involved. Over the last two Gameweeks, which has coincided with a move into the middle, he leads the way amongst midfielders for chances created and penalty area touches, and ranks joint-fourth for shots. Teammate Ollie Watkins’ luck will surely change soon too, having seen multiple VAR calls go against him in recent weeks.

I also think Leeds United will fancy their chances against Burnley in Sunday’s early kick-off. There is rarely a dull moment with Marcelo Bielsa’s side, but their approach has generally served them well this season, especially going forward. Raphinha has been posting some encouraging numbers, while Patrick Bamford continues to offer value up front. However, I don’t see them having it all their own way, and given how vulnerable they look defending crosses, Chris Wood could be worth a punt.

ANDY SAID…

It doesn’t get much better than Liverpool with the best attack in the league (27.24xG) versus West Brom, the worst defence in the league (27.59 xGC). Mohamed Salah looks to be the stand out pick to me, although it’s very harsh that I haven’t included Sadio Mané as well, but with Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson capable of points at both ends it feels better to include an extra Manchester City attacker instead.

Ever since the 24 points against Liverpool in Gameweek 4, Jack Grealish has continued to perform well for FPL managers. He has recorded 51 points since then in nine matches at an average of 5.66 points per game. I’m not expecting Crystal Palace to be turned over like they were against Liverpool but Aston Villa’s attack is averaging 1.71xG per game, one of the highest in the league.

It’s foolish to ever try and predict Pep Guardiola but I’m doing so once again. John Stones wasn’t even in the squad for the midweek clash with Arsenal in the EFL Cup, so you’d expect him to take his place back in the Premier League against Newcastle. He’s started in four of the last five Gameweeks, recording a clean sheet in each match. I can’t imagine Newcastle will have too much to concern Manchester City this week.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin is in somewhat of a goal drought having not scored in the last three Gameweeks. He has of course registered three assists in that time though to keep the points ticking over. In that time he’s had five shots in the box and 1.11xG. The numbers are slightly down with all the injuries that Everton have had, but he’s done enough to feel a little hard done by for not scoring. I expect that drought to be broken against a Sheffield United side that haven’t kept a clean sheet this season.

DAVID SAID

I am a big fan of the Aston Villa defence once again, their expected goals conceded (xGC) over the last four matches, the best of any Premier League side. That should help Martínez offer decent potential for a home meeting with Crystal Palace.

Andrew Robertson remains the most dangerous Liverpool defender in my view, having assisted in three of the last seven matches and collecting three clean sheets too. I can’t see West Bromwich Albion learning how to boost their poor goal-scoring record at Anfield, let alone with Sam Allardyce in charge.

The Manchester City defence is also proving reliable right now, as John Stones and Rúben Dias’ partnership goes from strength-to-strength. Pep Guardiola’s men are yet to concede a goal with the Englishman in the team since Gameweek 10 – the only game they were breached coming when he dropped out. That said, I still prefer Dias for the strength of starts, only because of the time of year we’re currently in.

Mohamed Salah looks a dangerous asset not to own right now. Over the last four matches he is joint-top of the Premier League for shots on target, while West Bromwich Albion are beaten only by Leeds for goals conceded in 2020/21.

I also fancy Sadio Mané, who is boosted by the crossing ability of Trent Alexander-Arnold. He was goalless without the right-back starting in the team between Gameweeks 11 and 13, but benefited from his return against Crystal Palace.

I also think Kevin De Bruyne is due a big haul against Newcastle. The Magpies have conceded at least five goals in three of their last five Premier League trips to the Etihad Stadium while De Bruyne is top for expected goal involvement (xGI) over the last four Gameweeks, rather unfortunate not to have scored and assisted more often. Given Newcastle’s current state, I believe now is the time for Manchester City to show us what they can do.

Raphinha has been threatening to go big in recent games and now has three attacking returns across his last five. I think he can provide some much-needed value over Christmas.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin is a key asset for Gameweek 15 considering he’s up against Sheffield United’s brittle defence and has 15 attacking returns in 14 matches this season.

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  1. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Happy christmas eve folks!

    Bit of a benching dilemma:

    Need to bench two of these
    A) Zouma
    B) Kwp
    C) Soucek
    D) Dallas

    1. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Starting KWP and Dallas atm. Agree?

    2. Nikolai Volkoff
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      A + C/D. Think Fulham will score against Saints

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Fulham? Reallly? But who? Own goal looking more likely than Ful scoring.

        1. themaindanger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Did you see how good Fulham were against Liverpool. They were unlucky not take 3pts there.

    3. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I'd play A and C.
      Arsenal can't score and Aubamayang is injured, so clean sheet likely.
      Brighton cannot defend set pieces, so Soucek a good play this week.

  2. HollywoodXI
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Sold Son as part of a move to get double Pool defence plus a DGW midfielder - Robbo, Trent and Soucek. I have Kane but still feel worried.

    1. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      You should. Fulhama and Leeds way next two after this week. Spurs could be back to scoring goals and that only means one thing. Son hauls.

      1. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        It’s the risk of my strategy. One of Son or Kane needed to make way to free up the funds for the DGW team I’m building for GW19 (FH in 18).

        1. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          It is a high risk high reward with the Pool double defense. Hope it works for you as I'm looking to get one in this week myself.

          1. HollywoodXI
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            I think both will haul several times over the next few GWs and they have the double too. I’ll have Son back in for the BGW (FH).

      2. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        You still on the Spurs double up then?

        1. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          I own just Kane for now. Will get Son next week.

    2. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Sold Son and Kane a few weeks back to get "the team" of the moment. Didn't take long to regret. Getting Son back for Grealish next week.

      1. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Yep I’m hoping that Trent and Robbo will outscore Son over their run of nice fixtures: WBA/new/sou/MANU/BUR

        1. sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Played the whole start of the season on double Pool defence with those two. Those were dark times. Not doubling up anytime soon unless proven otherwise.

    3. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Double Lpool def good this week, but I'd definitely want Son for Leeds in GW17. Potential captain aswell.

      1. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        I have flexibility to bring Son in and out of my team. Grealish would be the makeweight.

  3. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Start 2 of:

    A) Cresswell (BHA h)
    B) Taylor (LEE a)
    C) Dallas (BUR h)

    Currently on AC

    1. King Drogba11
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Yeah would go AC

      • gellinmagellan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        AB

      • sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        You're spot on imo.

        Look up. I'm thinking start B and D.

      • Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        AC

      • Mr Ozil
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        A and C

      • themaindanger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 10 days ago

        A and C

    2. King Drogba11
        2 months, 10 days ago

        What’s the city defenders in order of likelihood of starts ?

        Is Dias, Cancelo, Stones, Walker, Mendy, Laporte correct ?

        1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          That would be correct under normal circumstances....but City have only two days between games.

          I think, for those two games...

          Stones, Walker, Ake, Cancelo, Dias, Mendy, Laporte, Zinchenko.

          In other words, I think there’s a chance he uses every defender at his disposal over the next two games and he starts with the back four that didn’t play in the EFL cup....who will then play in the second game.

          1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Meaning the EFL cup back four plays in the second game.

          2. King Drogba11
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Cheers in other words make sure you have cover.

              What about over the next 5 games who gets the most starts ?

              1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                As you have them in your post.

                If Pep doesn’t use at least most of his available defenders in the next two then he may as well sell some. It’s not like any of them are bad players.

          3. Mr Ozil
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            I'd say

            Stones, Walker, Dias, Cancelo, Ake, Mendy, Laporte, Zinchenko

          4. themaindanger
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Although Man City defence is no.1 league I'm avoiding for the moment as I hate not knowing if my asset is going to play every week.

            If you really want to go for a City defender, I'd go for Stones as he is the cheapest and doesn't take up team value if benched by Pep.

            1. King Drogba11
                2 months, 10 days ago

                The way I look at is a city defender 3/4 games is better than any other at the same price.

          5. unitednations
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Pulling my hair out on what strategy to employ

            - Have 7 gw18 players but that incl. Lamptey and Burke
            - Have 5 dgw19 players but that incl. James(plays in 19?) +Taylor (whu,liv)
            - 5FT's left

            A: Build for 18 (aim to get 10 out), FH19, BB26
            - will bb26 be strong with ucl/el games the midweek before so rotation etc.
            - would be very difficult/impossible to navigate bgw29

            B: Build for 18 (aim to get 8 out) and TC19 (with 8 doublers), BB26, FH29
            - Resolves the issue of trying to transition between gw26 and gw29
            - Keeps the issue of whether 30 doublers will be possible in bb26 due to midweek ucl games etc

            C: FH18, Build for BB19 (with 12dgw + 4sgw)..involves 3 hits
            - Easier to nagivate gw26/29 once BB is out of the way
            - THis is possibly the best time to BB however, not sure whether BB is worth it with only 12 doublers

            1. sminkypinky
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              C the singles are good

            2. King Drogba11
                2 months, 10 days ago

                I’m looking to build for 18 and hopefully get 7-8 players and save my FH for 29.

                I think it’s more than fine to carry the likes of KDB,Son and Kane into the double considering how good their fixtures are in 19.

              • WE GO FOR IT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                C looks best imo. Planning for 26 and 29 from now on is just stupid imo. Injuries to Chilwell, James and Lamptey have changed people's plans for 18 and 19 within one week. You plan for what you know and not for what miht happen. You don't even know which teams will blank or play double in future GWs. Just save your WC and you should be fine.

                Also, If you can reduce 3 hits to 1 hit and field just 11 in GW19 with TC Salah, that could be good as well. You don't need 15 doublers to play BB. Many SGWers do end up beating the doublers.

                1. unitednations
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  sorry are you saying i should TC19 (option B) or BB19 (option C)?

              • themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                C, but I'd use my TC instead of BB. I wouldn't want to take -12 to get a decent BB. If Salah goes off, you will probably outscore most BB teams and you can use BB in GW26.

            3. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              1FT. 0.6ITB. Will be using BB in 19.

              Chilwell -> Matip best option?

              Martinez
              Dallas Bednarek Coufal
              KDB Bruno Salah(C) Son
              Bamford Adams DCL

              Steer Bissouma Taylor Chilwell*

              1. sminkypinky
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Yes imo

              2. Mr Ozil
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                I will do the same move probably

            4. Mr Ozil
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              If I did Chilwell > Matip for FT.

              That would leave me with backline of: Matip Stones Coufal Lewis Mitchell

              with another FT, should I save? or do Lewis > Ayling ?

              1. WE GO FOR IT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Matip Stones Coufal are good for this week I would say. Saved FT could be handy next week with a quick turnaround.

                1. Mr Ozil
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  Thanks mate.
                  I think rolling a FT now is the best option.

              2. aleksios
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Save .

              3. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Matip is a good move. I'm thinking of doing the same or maybe Zouma. Save your other FT

            5. olidooley
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Question....

              If I don’t use a transfer in GW17, then FH in GW18, do I have 1 or 2 transfers for GW19??

              1. The 12th Man
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                1.

                1. olidooley
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  Thanks man

              2. FC Jammer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                You will have 1 free transfer in GW19, regardless of how many you had before hitting the free hit button in GW18.

            6. olidooley
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Punt city here for me....2 FTs and WC in GW16....ideas?

              McCarthy
              Chilwell* Cancelo Targett Lamptey* Taylor
              Salah KDB Bruno Grealish Soucek
              Werner Bamford Davis*

              1) Chilwell/Werner TO TAA/DCL
              2) Werner/Lamptey TO Firmino/Coufal
              3) Other?

              1. aleksios
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                2.

              2. sminkypinky
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                3) Chill+Lamps->Stones+Matip and go big in the back..?

                1. olidooley
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  Interesting one!

              3. Nikolai Volkoff
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Like 2 but think Chilwell > Robertson/TAA should be one FT

            7. aleksios
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Best combo for next gwks?

              a) Robbo--Dias--Soucek
              b) Dallas--Taylor--Sterling.

              Thanks guys .

              1. olidooley
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                A

              2. sminkypinky
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Has to be A... and then Raheem explodes as Kun returns and City win each game 7-1, Soucek is dropped and Robbo gets rested.

                1. aleksios
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  This.And i have no City at all...

            8. Garlana
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              With this team it seems tricky to do anything but BB in he 18, thoughts?

              2ft 0.4itb

              Martinez/Johnstone
              Lamptey**, James**, robbo, walker, Mitchel**
              Kdb, Salah, Bruno, lookman, bissouma
              Wilson, bamford, dcl

              Plan this week would be to do either James and lamptey out with Wilson for Che Adams it was going to be vestergaard but he's a doubt now.

            9. Nikolai Volkoff
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Best FWD for DGW19:
              A - Abraham (ful, lei)
              B - Firmino (MUN, BUR)
              C - Martial (liv, ful)
              D - Bamford (BHA, SOU)
              E - Vardy (SOU, CHE)
              F - Antonio/ Haller (BUR, WBA)
              G - Adams (lei, lee)
              H - Kane (shu)

              1. RamaJama
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                D
                G
                C
                F

              2. aleksaa2
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                D, E, G

              3. De Gea is GOAT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                D
                E
                F
                H
                C

              4. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                D and E

            10. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Any guesses if Aguero is fit enough to start? Have KDB and if Kun is fit i might keep instead of transfering to Salah this week.

              1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Not sure, but I can nearly guarantee you he won’t start both the next two with just a day between them.

              2. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Aguero is too risky without seeing him play more. I would not contemplate going without Salah this week.

            11. gellinmagellan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Just for this week

              A) James > Dias
              B) James > TAA
              C) Cavaleiro > Mahrez
              D) Jesus > Kane

              1. Mr Ozil
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                have Robertson?

                1. gellinmagellan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  Yeah

              2. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                B

            12. The White Pele
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              thoughts about saving BB & TC for later?

              1. Pukki Party
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Wouldn't save both. Have we ever had a double gameweek with so much rest before games, where two of arguably the most in form and best premiums have a double? Nobrainer for me to use TC in 19 if you don't have a good BB team. Salah or Bruno

                1. The White Pele
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  Yeah Salah not bad, but man Utd game wouldn’t be easy

                  1. Nightcrawler
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 10 days ago

                    Utd usually dont do well at anfield. Would still expect salah to get multiple returns over the 2 home games

              2. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                I'd use one chip in GW19. If you can build a decent BB team with 11/12 GWers then BB. If not then TC Salah.

                1. The White Pele
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  Cheers.

            13. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              When would we expect an announcement if there is one about a Man United v Burnley fixture in GW 18?

            14. themaindanger
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 10 days ago

              I've already played my 1st wildcard in GW5, so all of my transfers between now and GW19 are to bring in double game week players and bench boost with 13/14 DGWers. (FH in 18)

              Transfering out James and Chilwell were not in my plans, but as they are both now injured and I have Mitchell on my bench I find myself with only 2 playing defenders - Robbo and KWP. I've already made one transfer this week so am looking at a -4 to rectify. With one eye on DGW19, which transfer is best.
              A) James to Coufal
              B) Chilwell to Matip
              C) Chilwell to Zouma

              0.4 ITB

            15. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Narrowed my transfer down this week to selling ings for either

              A. Bobby F
              B. Vardy
              C. Martial

              Really tempted by the Liverpool double up with 3 great fixtures + I’m building for dgw 19 and like their fixtures best... problem with vardy is it leaves me nothing itb for further double gw moves

              Which option do you like ?

              1. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Bobby always does well in December for some reason. Double up with Salah looks good this week and beyond.

            16. Nightcrawler
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Bench Boosting in week 19

              Which option would u rather take

              A) Back to back to Back hits in 16,17 and 19 (-12 in total)

              B) Wildcard in 17, save the hits

              1. The White Pele
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                A but try to reduce it to -8

              2. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Agree with White Pele. Save your 2nd Wildcard for later but try to limit your hits. If you have decent SGW players in 19 such as Spurs/City they can still do well and possibly outscore an average DGWer.

            17. gellinmagellan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Have Robbo, so just for this week, which one?

              A) James > Dias
              B) James > TAA
              C) Cavaleiro > Mahrez
              D) Jesus > Kane

            18. BobbyDoesNotLook
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Zouma on wc for dgw?

            19. Deano Jones
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              My team:

              McCarthy
              Targett Cresswell Robertson
              Grealish Son Mahrez Fernandes
              DCL Kane Wilson

              Bench: Forster, Lamptey, Riedewald, Struijk

              Need advice:

              Sell Kane for Firmino (Free)
              or
              Sell Kane and Mahrez for Salah and Bamford (-4)

            20. Blens
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              What should I do with Jesus? (I already have C-L and Bamford)

              1) Keep and hope he finally comes good
              2) Swap out for Wood
              3) Swap for Firminho

              I have 2 FTs and 0.5 ITB but moving Chilwell to TAA and Mahrez for not sure yet 🙁

              Thanks

            21. ctulhu
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Who should I sell for Coufal?

              A) Justin
              B) Lindelof

            22. jaywills
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Merry Xmas All.
              0 FT and have only 1 fit defender (none to come off the bench)

              A) Lamptey - Coufal (-4)
              B) Lamptey - Coufal, Chillwell - Dias (-8)
              C) Lamptey - Coufal, Chillwell - Matip (-8)

              One week punt before WC in gw16

              Cheers
              J

            23. notchester
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Would you start Holgate or Taylor (Burnley) as 3rd defender? Cheers

            24. tbhogal
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Start Podence or Welbeck guys ?