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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. chelseabrad
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    2FT 0.6 ITB

    Mendy Steer
    Robbo Chilwell Bellerin KWP Mitchell
    Salah KDB Bruno Grealish Neto
    Bamford Wilson Welbeck

    Considering doing Mendy > Pope and saving the second FT, yay or nay?

    1. Sco
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Pope is overpriced imo. Taylor is like a million cheaper.

  2. Fishy-o
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno, Chilwell, Mahrez >>> Salah, Robbo, Raphinha???

    1. Fishy-o
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      -4

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Would be reluctant to lose Bruno, any other way

      1. Fishy-o
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Not without losing Grealish or DCL

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Lose DCL

    3. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Not sure about bruno out ..
      Other 2 fine..

    4. Fishy-o
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes Bruno to Salah is the only one stopping me but I fancy Salah to score more over the next few games

    5. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A reluctant yes as I think Salah is needed this gw

  3. Mr. Sitter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Hi guys, Merry Xmas!

    Best one week punt before wildcard?

    A. Firmino
    B. Aguero

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Might as well go for B - always nice to have a proper one week punt before wc

    2. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Firminho since he will start.

    3. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A

    4. dark91
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      The Brazilian

  4. Jolly Good
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Is Cancelo the safest city defender for tomorrow? He played 90 mins midweek but with Walker out they don’t have another RB do they?

    1. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Think so .

    2. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I think so yes unless he plays a CB in the RB position

    3. Black Knights
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      You never ever know with Pep.

    4. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I’d say do. But it’s Pep.

  5. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Start Ayling or Taylor?

    1. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Taylor

    2. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Ayling

    3. dark91
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Taylor

    4. RED_ARMY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Starting both, hoping for a 0:0 lol

  6. mlm
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Planned to FH on gw18

    Walker to
    A) Matip
    B) Dias
    C) Cancelo
    D) Dallas

    1. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      C

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

      D

    3. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      D

  7. Slim25
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Merry christmas lads!
    Current team;
    Martinez,
    Chilwell, Ayling, Lamptey
    KDB, Salah, Grealish, Bruno, Soucek
    DCL, Vardy
    (Button, Brewster, Mitchell, Lewis)

    2 free transfers, Do I do the following for a -4?
    Chilwell, Lamptey, Vardy > Stones, Coufal & Kane

  8. JollyGoodYellows
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Based on this team what would your strategy be for BW 18 and DG 19

    Mccarthy (Button)
    Zouma Dias Dallas Konsa Neco
    Salah KDB Bruno Son Anguissa
    DCL Bamford Adams

    1. JollyGoodYellows
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Forgot to say no first WC available and all chips available.

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

      FH GW 18, BB GW 19

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

      Think you could easily use transfers to get a good BB side in 19 and use FH in 18

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      FH18, BB19.

      After this week, look to move on Konsa, Neco, Button gradually. Fund it with DCL > Wood next week.

      1. JollyGoodYellows
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers. I was tempted to save the FH to later on in the season and use TC GW19 but the concensus says different

  9. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    WC next gw, best option this week?

    A) Taylor (lee) + Adams (ful)
    B) Matip (WBA) + Wilson (mci)

  10. Evasivo
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Good to roll FT?

    McCarthy
    Stones Dallas Zouma
    Bruno(vc) Salah(V) Mahrez Grealish Soucek
    DCL Kane

    Forster Coufal Taylor Wilson
    1ft + £0.4itb.

    1. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      yup

      1. Evasivo
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers mate, merry chrimbo

  11. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Merry Christmas.

    Chilwell, Mahrez, Vardy
    To
    Dallas (or io yo 5.5) Salah and Bamford? Yes or no?

    1. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes

  12. beetlejuice
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    I really find the fixture ticker very handy and using it very often. I also customize the team values which is currently based on home and away. Is there any chance to add Defense/Attack rather than home/away values? I think most people uses Defense and Attack schemes when sorting the fixtures and currently we cannot customize it based on these. For example Leeds fixture is red for my defenders but for my attackers its green and currently I cannot set it that way.
    Thanks and merry xmas!

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes I think so I’m the drop down bar. Just have multiple drop downs.

  13. Forgetmeknot
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    A) chilwell to Taylor
    B) chilwell and Bowen to Robertson & raphina

    Both for free

    1. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B

    2. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B easily

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

      B definitely

  14. JelliedSpark968
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Just wanna make sure there's no serious doubt that Mane doesn't start this GW?

  15. Captain Vantastic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Can I use my second WC after gw16 deadline?

    1. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      yes

      1. Captain Vantastic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        How's this strategy then Gw17 WC FH 18 and BB 19?

        1. Mr. Sitter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          It’s fine but you might struggle later in the season with no WC

          1. Captain Vantastic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            But how? I think the fixtures in 19 have many cheap options which might not be the case later?

        2. pundit of punts
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          How would you navigate the blanks and DGW later in the season?

          1. Captain Vantastic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Like how I am navigating now? We will know in advance who will have blanks and dgws?

            1. Bram
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              And you'll be wanting to stock up on dgw26 options who blank in gw29 probably

  16. Paulo
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Anyone considering Salah TC this gameweek?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Won’t gain loads with everyone in Salah(c) anyways

      1. Paulo
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks Rafa.

    2. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Maybe in GW 19..

  17. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Going forward, which option would you choose to have in your team?

    A) KDB + TAA
    B) Salah + Dias

    1. Paulo
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B

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

      Easy B

    4. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B easy..

  18. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Does anyone know if there is any truth about Soucek missing out this weekend. - wife gave birth my mate was telling me?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Wasn’t that Coufal? Not sure he misses out but his wife just gave birth

      1. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Ahhh. I think you may well be right ... thanks.

      2. JelliedSpark968
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        So do you think there's any risk to just starting him anyways? If he isn't available to play he won't be subbed on and my sub comes in, if he does play then I get his points as I wanted

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Sounds good to me matey!

    2. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      That is Coufal, not Soucek.

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

      LOL

  19. pundit of punts
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    I’m all set

    Martinez
    Dias - Dier - KWP
    Salah(c) - KDB(vc) - Bruno - Grealish - Son
    Wilson - Bamford

    Button - Taylor - Mitchell - Davis

    Good luck all. 🙂

    1. Vazza
        2 months, 1 day ago

        If you’re all set, would you mind helping me out with my post below?

    2. Vazza
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Merry Christmas everyone 🙂

        I still have my first wildcard and here is my current team

        —————McCarthy—————
        ——Dias Zouma Robertson——
        Salah Bruno Son Grealish Soucek
        —————Kane DCL—————
        Subs: C. Taylor, Fodder x 3

        0.0 ITB, WC, FH and BB available

        Any suggestions what I should do please?

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Nice team. Tidy up next week. Possible BB19

        2. pundit of punts
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          DCL > Wood Since you have first wc

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Eh??? What did I miss?

            1. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Form ?

              1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                2,2,2,2,9 is not form! So what did I miss??

                1. Vazza
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Lol

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

          Currently on 500k

          Martinez
          Coufal Taylor Ayling
          Salah KdB Bruno Grealish
          Vardy Watkins Wilson

          Should I expect a red arrow?

          1. Vazza
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Not really. Your team has all the ingredients to do well this week and beyond

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Sadly no bench. I'm still not sure what I'll do in 18 & 19.

          2. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            WC Active. Looking G2G? 0.4ITB.

            McCarthy
            Robbo, Dias, Coufal
            Salah(C), KDB(v), Bruno, Raphinha
            DCL, Bamford, Adams
            (Johnstone, Soucek, Dallas, C.Taylor)

            1. Vazza
                2 months, 1 day ago

                It’s pretty much the current template. So it’s a good team

                1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Great, I thought the current template was Spurs galore and Grealish? Haha

                  1. Vazza
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      That’s the dilemma I’m in. I have my first WC and could replace Grealish with Raphinha and upgrade my bench for DGW.

                      Looks like I will go against the grain and keep my current team and TC Salah in the DGW

                      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Seems a waste. Everyone will C Salah anyways so you’ll just get a small rise

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

                  Looking good!!

              • ChickenTikkaMoSalah
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                (H) Alone followed by Flushed (A)

                1. Vazza
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Just finished watching (H) Alone. Really enjoyed it.

                2. zdrojo187
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Johnstone,McCarthy
                  James,Matip,Coufal,Balbuena,Ayling
                  Salah,Son,Bruno,Bowen,Raphina
                  Bamford,Kane,Adams

                  GW19 BB Team
                  Any thoughts...

                  1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Looks good

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

                  Anyone fancy a mega haul tomorrow everyone but Bruno in my team has plum fixtures.
                  I normally feel pessemstic but wierdly confident for this gameweek....

                  1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Put down the Christmas wine 😆

                  2. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    KDB will score more pts than Salah

                4. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  How likely is scenrio of cancleling some of the games this gw ?

                  1. Bruce Lee
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    y?

                  2. acidicleo
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Unlikely

                5. Atimis
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Easy GTG ?

                  Martinez
                  Robo/Coufal/Dallas
                  Salah(c)/Bruno/Son/Grealish
                  Vardy/DCL/Bamford

                6. Bruce Lee
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  KDB cappers unite!

                  *tumbleweed

                7. Vazza
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Let’s take our minds of from FPL and discuss our favourite Christmas songs.

                    Mine are:
                    Last Christmas
                    Santa Clause is coming to Town

                    1. Bruce Lee
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Cardi B - WAP

                    2. Slitherene
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

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

                      Spice Girls - 2 Become 1

                    4. Bram
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Fairytale Of New York

                      1. Bram
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Geez just seen this was released 33 years ago, yikes I feel old, Still the best though

                        1. Bram
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          *32

                    5. Phil's Stamps
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Frank Sidebottom - Christmas is Really Fantastic

                  • JoeSoap
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Would you ship out Chilwell for free?

                    Have Zouma, Coufal, Justin, Mitchell

                    1. Bruce Lee
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Yes, apparently Coufal's wife is due a baby or something