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My final FPL transfer decisions ahead of Gameweek 16 Wildcard

After an eventful Gameweek 14, in which I almost committed the deadly sin of selling Mohamed Salah (£12.5m), I couldn’t be happier with the end result: a total of 93 points and an overall rank well inside the Top 20K for the first time since Gameweek 10.

Considering the rumours from several sources saying Salah was going to be rested at Selhurst Park, I almost pulled the trigger and sold him for Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) on Saturday morning. However, since I wasn’t 100% convinced by the rumours, I decided to hold fire and hope for a cameo from the Liverpool midfielder at the very least. After all, it would be heartbreaking to sell him ahead of such a nice fixture just to find out the rumours weren’t true.

However, the rumours were very true and he was indeed benched. But Salah doesn’t need many minutes to wreak havoc and after his 16-pointer, I was relieved to have decided to save my transfer. In addition, Ruben Dias (£5.7m), Andrew Robertson (£7.3m), Jack Grealish (£7.8m) and my captain Bruno Fernandes (£11.0m) all delivered nine points or more, which felt great after three red arrows in a row.

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2,233 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Daniel - WC Active
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Well done Fabio. I did sell after the rumors for Kane

    1. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      For a hit too. Rough. So be it. I think it was bad beat

    2. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      What was the rumour?

      1. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Salah benched meant people did Salah to KDB or Salah to Son or Salah to Kane (2 transfers)

      2. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Ah nevermind, he meant he sold Salah. Thought Kane was out for a second...

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Yes I’ve spent 10 minutes checking information on Kane on Google

  2. baines is god
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    chances of Aubemeyang starting?

  3. fr3d
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Which option do you reckon score more points over the next three?

    a) Robbo (WBA, new, sou) -4pts
    b) Dias (NEW, eve, che)

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 6 days ago

      A

    2. Bielsa Murderball
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A

      • Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A

    3. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Fabio's ready.

      1. Major League Shocker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Well on his way to a fifth consecutive top 2k finish. Incredible level of performance.

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Wow that’s unbelievable

    4. Whats the Mata?
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Whats the drawback of Freehitting in GW19? (Have TC and BB left too but no 1st WC)

      I own Martinez, Dias, Dier, Lamptey, Grealish, Son, KDB and I plan to get Stones in for Mitchell this gw and Kane in next gw.

      Surely, the upside of FHing in dgw19 is higher as I plan of getting 11 dgwers, can also good 1 week punts who I would usually not get like Vardy, Mane, Robertson, double WHM def and probably Rashford, whilst keeping Kane, Son, Grealish and co and not spending hits in the hockey cockey.

      Thoughts?

      1. thepirates
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Doing exactly this

      2. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        If you have no 1st WC, then it all depends on how many DGW19 players you have now and can get by the time DGW19 arrives. If you can field 10/11 BGW18 players then FH 19 can work.

      3. 12steps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Which fixtures/teams are you targeting post gw19?

    5. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Hey folks, Merry Christmas!!

      On to more important matters lol, can’t decide on best chip strategy

      A: Navigate gw18 with 8 players and gw19 with 8dgw/3sgw players (2hits). Can then WC25, Bb26,FH29

      B: FH18, BB19 with 12dgw/3sgw players (2hits). Then WC26 and navigate through gw29

      1. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        It's not just about quantity. If you have 8 players in 18 and 8 DGW in 19.
        Definitely out of those 16, 10-12 would be super cheap players?

    6. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Do we think Walker plays on January 13th for the blank?

      1. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Positive

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

      With the Walker news do we think Cancelo now starts?

      1. JJeyy
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        yup, what other right backs do they have

      2. D ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Do the math

      3. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Close between him and Zabaleta

        1. Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Micah Richards also waiting in the wings

      4. Chrisitis
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Laporte played leftback some time ago didnt he? Guess they can play who they want as rightback against nufc who will park the bus.

    8. JJeyy
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Which scores more?

      A) Zouma (ars), Grealish (CRY)
      B) TAA (WBA), Raphinha (BUR)

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 6 days ago

        B

      2. D ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A

      3. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A

      4. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        B

    9. BEEZUS
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Lamptey and Ayling --> Stones and Balbuena with my 2 FT?

      1. BeWater
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Nice moves. Ayling at CB has to be the least appealing Leeds player you can possibly own.

          1. Chrisitis
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            3 SOT last two games. Must be some less exciting players in the game.

        • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Yes

      2. RESULT
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        2ft
        Fab
        Zouma cresswell justin
        Salah kdb bruno soucek grealish
        Vardy bamford

        Grealish zouma to raphina robbo?
        Or grealish justin to raphina robbo

        1. Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Would keep Grealish this wek

      3. baines is god
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        got a feeling Liverpool might not score more than 2 vs WBA. Big sam is going to have them so organised

        1. RESULT
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Got a feeling jones will score

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

          At least 4 I reckon

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

        TAA + Robo? Expensive?

        1. OptimusBlack
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Yes One of them with Salah Is better

        2. Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Depends on how you look at it.
          Kane + 4.5 defender + ( 4.0 Def fodder)
          Robbo + TAA + ( 4.5 fwd fodder)

          1. Sanchit
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Kane could be any premium asset worth more than 11m.

      5. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        If u don't have Mo Salah Who to C ?
        A- Adams
        B- Bamford
        C- KDB
        D- Kane
        E- Grealish
        F- Fernandes

        1. RESULT
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Has to kdb?

        2. Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          You shouldn't even consider anyone except CDF
          Kdb for me

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

          KDB

        4. DycheDycheBaby
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          E

        5. OptimusBlack
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Cheers

        6. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          C

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

        McCarthy
        Robbo TAA Cresswell Justin Mitchell
        Salah Bruno Grealish Caveliero Soucek
        Jesus DCL Adams

        Already did my FT
        Do I do -4 for Jesus > Aguero/Kane OR just play my WC this week instead of GW16?

        1. RESULT
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          What team would you pick for wc?
          If not much different then wait. With everything going on you don't know who will be out next week.
          Play 442 imo

          1. gellinmagellan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Interesting point since captain would stay on Salah anyway. Guess I'll just start Cavalerio hoping he plays and does something, else Justin off the bench

      7. StayoutheSpiceZone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Was there any negative Coufal news earlier?

        1. The Cisco Kid
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          His wife had a child. Maybe he misses this week? Who can tell?

          1. StayoutheSpiceZone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Ok thanks

          2. Jindaljain
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            So he doesnt?

      8. SomeoneKnows
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Which of the following would you rather sacrifice AFTER gw15 in order to fund dgw19 player transfers?

        A) Grealish (bought at 7.0 so 0.8 in value)
        B) KDB (bought at 11.7 so 0.1 in value)

      9. DycheDycheBaby
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Start one:
        a) Kilman
        b) Konsa
        c) Taylor (Burnley)

        1. Ibralicious
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Konsa

      10. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Had Coufal and other rest hazards, so was wondering who was the safer option at 1st bench spot:

        A) Taylor (LEE-A)
        B) Bissouma (WHU-A)

        Cheers!

        1. KAMARA-COPY
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          A

      11. wagner is king
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        whats the news on chelsea's James is he still out ? also how long?
        thanks

        1. gellinmagellan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          expected to be back for GW16

          1. Inazuma X1
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Source?

      12. Sondre van Bank
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Evening. Bench two
        Coufal (BHA)
        Dallas (BUR)
        Taylor (lee)
        KWP (ful)

        Currently benching the last two, but are the rumours about Coufal true?

        1. TheSteel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Coufals wife just gave birthday, so he may not even dress anyway and Taylor

          1. TheSteel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Lol birth*

      13. TheSteel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Is Ings confirmed out? I known he didnt train Wednesday

        1. Silver_and_Gold
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Nothing definite. Coach on Dec 23: "I mean nobody can play a PL game without training during the week so... time is running, and we must have a look tomorrow, and on Friday."

      14. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        So KDB in it is?

        1. TheSteel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Need more information

          1. drughi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Fabio cant put a foot wrong in fpl, it is almost scary. A big kdb haul coming

            1. TheSteel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Who is Fabio?

      15. mitro
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Anyone thinking of bringing in Martial for DCL after this gameweek?

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Yes contemplating it. Good potential for DGW. Worried about sharing points with Cavani and his form has only recently picked up so will monitor. Mind you, I’m contemplating Benteke so I’d take this take my views advisedly

      16. Rondon9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Lamptey to

        A Stones
        B Dallas

        Cheers gents

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          A

        2. Jindaljain
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Stones

      17. Garfield1001
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Stones or Dallas for this week only?

        1. Jindaljain
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Both

      18. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Took a hit...

        G2G?
        Mendy(Forster)
        Robertson Cancelo Coufal(Taylor)(Lamptey)
        Salah KDB Fernandes Grealish (Riedewald)
        DCL Bamford Rodrigo

        Plan to FH18,BB/TC19

        Really worried about Rodrigo, got him in early and I'm being told he's not even nailed

      19. JURGENAUT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Is this squad decent for GW19? I will likely triple captain Salah.

        McCarthy - Forster
        Dias - Justin - Coufal - Balbuena - Taylor
        Salah - Fernandes - Son - Soucek - Anguissa
        Kane - Vardy - Bamford

        0.2 in the bank.

        Thanks

      20. RED_ARMY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        James + KDB + Watkins to Robbo + Raphinha + Kun for -4? Kun will most probably become Kane next week. Really want Robbo for this week but I have to sacrifice KDB

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Would keep Watkins and get Kane next week. Aguero will not get a lot of game time as Pep said not at match fitness- he will ease him in gently

      21. Tshelby
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Really don’t know what to do and haven’t followed fpl lately so yeah suggestions are Welcome

        2FT 0.0 ITB

        Martinez
        Chilwell, KWP, Dias, Coufal, Kilman
        Grealish, Bruno, KdB, Salah, Soucek
        Bamford, DCL, Watkins

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Chilwell out.