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Huge backing for Salah captaincy as Wildcard template for DGW19 forms

Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) was handed the armband by huge swathes of the top 10,000 Fantasy Premier League managers in Gameweek 15.

The Egyptian has accrued the largest captaincy backing in a single round at this level so far in 2020/21.

A whopping 82.8% of the top 10k chose Salah as their skipper ahead of an appealing home meeting with West Bromwich Albion.

The Baggies have conceded 29 goals in 14 league matches this season, an average of 2.1 per game, while Salah has blanked just once at Anfield in 2020/21.

As a result, it is no surprise to see so many high-level managers captaining him for Gameweek 15. 

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) was the second-most popular captain among the top 10k but still only managed the support of 5.2% for his home meeting with Newcastle.

That makes for a majority of 77.5 percentage points between Salah and De Bruyne.

And those who handed the armband to the Belgian had no joy on Saturday, with the City playmaker taking only appearance and clean sheet points away from the 2-0 win over Newcastle United.

Meanwhile, we can expect the top 10k to deploy a flurry of Wildcards in Gameweek 16 considering the chip usage for the latest round.

As you can see from the bar chart above, only 1.9% of these managers assembled a new squad for Gameweek 15 – a fact perhaps influenced in some part by the proximity to Christmas Day and a desire to leave Blank Gameweek 18/Double Gameweek 19 planning to the last possible moment.

That takes the total usage for the Wildcard to 81.6% among the top 10k with just one deadline left before the first one expires.

That means almost one in five of the top 10k have less than two days left to use the first Wildcard.

As is to be expected with some of the early frontrunners at this stage of the season, a fair chunk have already eaten into their chip allowance.

Almost one in three of this leading bunch have used two or more of their chips, with 2.9% now only having a second Wildcard in their locker.

But what of the 191 managers who played their first Wildcard ahead of the Gameweek 15 deadline?

As the graphic above illustrates, many of them have Double Gameweek 19 – and a possible Bench Boost – on their minds.

Ten of the 15-man template above have two fixtures in Gameweek 19, while Son Heung-min (£9.7m) and Harry Kane (£11.0m) have very favourable matches in the shorter term.

Almost two-thirds of the Wildcarders kept hold of Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£8.0m), interestingly, although what many may have deemed a favourable match-up against Sheffield United on Boxing Day may have been his last hurrah and the blank at Bramall Lane may hasten his departure from some of these teams.

De Bruyne and Chelsea defenders are the big losers in the above squad.

As for the most-owned players in the top 10k overall, there were two changes to the ‘template’ squad above from Gameweek 14.

Ben Chilwell (£6.1m) and Reece James (£5.1m), who were both flagged with injuries before blanking at the Emirates, have been replaced by Stuart Dallas (£4.7m) and Andrew Robertson (£7.3m).

Chilwell and James’ ownerships both dropped by more than half among the top 10k ahead of Gameweek 15.

Statistics taken from LiveFPL.net

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  1. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Would you make these moves with 2 fts?

    Kdb Brewster > vardy podence

    Salah kdb Bruno son soucek
    Dcl bamford Brewster

    1. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Leeds mid for Podence ?

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Could get klich

    2. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I have similar , wouldn't this move rule out starting Soucek for his decent run if games?

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        It would, but chances are he comes into play as first sub with rotation looming.

    3. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      No guarantee Vardy starts.

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Really? Thought he was pretty nailed.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Easy game, big squad.

          1. Disturbed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Just saw Rodgers comments. Cheers

          2. Disturbed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Could get Kane instead of vardy and a 5.4m mid. Any suggestions for the mid? Thanks

            1. Nimby
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Soucek

            2. Eh, just one more thing ...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Raphina (Leeds).

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

      Sounds like Vardy could be rested.

  2. Ruinenlust
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    On WC: which two would you have: Son, Kane, Vardy

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Son & Vardy

    2. DV8R
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Son and Kane, then switch Kane to Vardy in GW19

    3. Rog.
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Kane owner but Son, Vardy and a little more in the bank for me

    4. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Kane (c) vs Leeds

    5. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Son & Kane for next few then reassess

  3. DV8R
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Which trio for wildcard? BB19 strategy.

    A) Robbo/Balbuena/Soucek
    B) Cancelo/Justin/Bowen

    1. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      A and maybe look at a City def gw20.

      Pereira is still hovering as a possible Justin threat soon

  4. fcsaltyballs
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Martinez
    Robertson Cancelo Dallas Coufal
    Salah Son KDB Grealish
    DCL Bamford

    Forster Soucek Brewster Ferguson

    1. Grealish DCL >> Fernandes Wood or Adams (initial DGW19 plan)
    2. KDB >> Fernandes (save 1FT)
    3. KDB DCL >> Fernandes Kane
    4. KDB DCL >> Fernandes Vardy

    Thanks

    1. fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      2FT, 2.9itb

    2. JBG
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      3

      1. Bojam
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        +1

        1. fcsaltyballs
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Even though Vardy plays twice in DGW19 ?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            It's only GW16 though.

            1. fcsaltyballs
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              True, just trying to set up for 19 with FTs but it’s easy to be blinded by that

              Which option would you pick?

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Take the points whilst you can.

                1. fcsaltyballs
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  KDB DCL >> Fernandes Kane ??

    3. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Probably 3 especially if you plan one of Son or Kane out for dgw 19 or maybe you think they both haul that week which could happen.

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Is this because Vardy may be rested? He obvs has 2 games in 19 so thought number 4 would be more popular

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          I never consider Vardy being rested I considered Kane’s amazing fixtures 16 to 19 even if there is no double.

          1. fcsaltyballs
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            True true. Thank you

        2. djman102
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Having both Kane and Son through Leeds game myself, then (after FH18), looking at Kane --> Vardy for the double

          1. fcsaltyballs
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            This plan makes perfect sense, just a bit worried double Spurs is a little overkill based on underlying stats...

            1. djman102
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              I'm hoping Leeds will be. a Southampton repeat.

              1. fcsaltyballs
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                High line... you could well be right... I think I’ll go KDB DCL >> Fernandes Kane then

  5. JBG
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Looks like Vardy might get rested...

    Rodgers on whether #LCFC can afford to rest Tielemans/Vardy in #GW16: "Yes. I'm not prepared to put a level of risk in that means they're going to miss six weeks to two months with an injury. We'll make changes - the number, we'll have to wait and see."

  6. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Thoughts on the plan below with the objectives of keeping the FH til later in the season and minimizing hits while doing it?

    Current team

    Mendy

    Robertson Dier Diaz

    Salah Bruno KDB Grealish Soucek

    Watkins Bamford

    Forster Coufal Brewster Bernardo

    GW16 Grealish to Son for free
    GW 18 with 2 ft
    Robertson and Watkins
    To Cancelo and Wilson
    Gets 7 out if I count Brewster

    Gw19
    Cancelo and Wilson
    To Robertson and Antonio for a hit
    Giving 8 dgwers plus Son,KDB and Dias
    With Dier for bench cover and TC Salah

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I am also thinking Mendy to Ederson in 18
      Over Robertson to Cancelo
      As I need nailed player if only getting 6 or 7 out.

    2. fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Looks like a different but good strategy

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Cheers Getting to a BB would have cost too many hits.
        FH or not is debatable but I never liked the fixtures.
        I get that there is 3 weeks to get players in between the next dgw and blank but I want to attack that double hard the a Wc and then FH.

    3. Rojo's Modern Life
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Don't rate the strategy. Think of it this way: The optimal is 33 potential games for your starting XI over the two gameweeks (ignoring chips, captains and benching/injury etc). Your strategy of 7 in blank and 7 dgw players is leaving 8 games on the table. 16pts at worst. You should be aiming to use FH to make up those 16pts.

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Fair enough but it’s not like I don’t get them when most wont have the option.

  7. Uncle Gamst
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    It pleasantly surprises me that McCarthy has risen to 4.7 tonight when he has
    WHU, LIV, blank and lei/lee in GW16 -19. Might get save points but I can't see many clean sheets.

    I was thinking of transferring him to Pope on my GW16 WC who has SHU, FUL and then him to Fabianski - BUR/WBA in GW19, with Darlow shu, in my GW18 FH team.

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I can’t see many cleanies either, especiallywithout Vestergaard for a good few games.
      Plan sounds decent

      1. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Thanks 🙂

    2. Rojo's Modern Life
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      You shouldn't be planning to transfer your keeper straight after a wild card. Low ceiling position.

  8. PastaConcerto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Any news on Coufal out for paternity leave tomorrow?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      No point stressing it now.

      1. PastaConcerto
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        I just wondered if anyone had news....if Coufal is granted paternity leave I'll get Watkins 11 pts autosub.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Hopefully he plays and has a baby celebration.

          1. fcsaltyballs
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            This

          2. PastaConcerto
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Hahaha...yeah that would be memorable...throw in a CS too!

        2. Uncle Gamst
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          I would be happy for you but rather he played as he's in my team 😉

          1. PastaConcerto
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Out of our hands I guess, either way would be grand.

            1. Rojo's Modern Life
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Such is life friend

  9. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Not too sure on what to do with KDB

    Martinez
    Robertson - Dallas - Dias
    Raphinha - Son - Salah - KDB - Bruno
    DCL - Bamford
    _______________________________
    Forster: Brewster: Mitchell: Dunne

    Got no FH so how about this for a really rough plan?

    KDB + Brewster > Anguissa + Kane (switch to 343)

    Then use the extra funds to work in Coufal & maybe Holding (a 4.4m def)

    Then before the double GW do Kane > Vardy

    Hard without a FH but this is is just a rough plan, as I expect to Kane to play more over perhaps a rested Vardy over coming games.

    Cheers

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Forgot to mention, Blank Gameweek 18 I’ve decided to just rough it out and prioritise DGW 19, I can’t balance both GW’s having a share in each, so one has to take precedence.

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I'd focus on City and Spurs.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Cheers TM, i half forgot about Spurs there for a moment as they play in 18.
        Well I already have 2 city, and would bring Kane in and a mid of anywhere up to 5.8. Perhaps Gundogan if fit?
        At the same time don’t wanna go overkill with them as I need a few more DGW’ers also.

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Or, just damn keep KDB hehe

    3. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      See my post above I have FH but want to save it. I also have KDB and Brewster who play in 18 and no way I would consider losing them.
      Also you have Son for the good fixtures ahead so hopefully that is enough without having Kane too.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Yeah just took a look before, sounds good. If I keep KDB and Brewster then that leaves me with 6 players for the blank.
        Would leave me with 6 also for the DGW as it stands but can work 2-3 more in the maybe with a hit/hits.
        Turns out I actually do have a balance I guess after all? 🙂

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Yours looks like a decent strategy and something I could kind of adopt myself, could consider swapping Wilson in and out then go with Vardy for the double perhaps

          1. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Sounds good and we can keep deluding ourselves that Brewster counts for 18 🙂

            1. Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Maybe not 75 minutes today!!!

              1. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Cool. Haha yeah we can, think he’ll do ok’ish over the double as he’ll be needed anyway.
                Sounds good then for the time being, can relax a bit more now about it haha!

            2. Rojo's Modern Life
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Time for a rethink brother. Read my reply above. Self delusion is the only type there is.

              1. Albrightondknight
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Do I get a rank drop over 18 and 19? Almost certainly. I will be on cloud 9 if I do not - maybe Salah goes mental and blocks the BB but yes most BB will C Salah anyway. For the next double I have BB after a WC and FH for the blank that follows that’s where I gain.

  10. akhilrajau
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Martinez,Peacock-farrel
    Robortson, Coufal, Dallas,Taylor, Mitchell
    Bruno, KDB , Salah, Podence,Bissouma
    Adams, Kane, Bamford
    bank: 0.1m, FT: 1

    Based on gw 19 which is the best

    A. Martinez -> Meslier
    B. KDB, peacock -> Maddison/pulisic, fabianski(-4)
    C. any other

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Save or KDB to Son

      1. akhilrajau
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Yes my plan is like kdb to Maddison and nex gw or 18 kane to firmino and podence to son.
        Is this fine ?

        Which one to take as goal keepr for 19

        1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Don't like maddy, but yeah good looking moves if you don't mind losing kane
          Firmino interesting pick though.

          I'd play Martinez in 19. Obviously get another gk if you FH

          1. akhilrajau
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            K fine i am.plannimg to take fh on 18. I think son is ok as firmino is good . Otherwise need vardy but not have that mid yo play double. Alternative is pulisic..

            Fabianski or McCarthy is good?

    2. djman102
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      With Fulham and esp. Leeds next I'd consider KDB to Son now

      1. akhilrajau
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        K thank you

  11. Sturridge Wars
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Would u do KDB > Rashford. Or keep the faith?

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I would

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Keep plus no blank

      1. Sturridge Wars
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        I’m free hitting game week 18

  12. Trovsmash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Best vestegaard replacements?
    Own coufal, lamptey, robertson, dias.

    A. Dallas
    B. Taylor
    C. Bednarek / KWP

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      B

    2. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      B

  13. Steiger
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    DCL + KDB > Kane + Son for a -4...?

    Gives me this.

    McCarthy
    Robertson Taylor Cancelo
    Salah Fernandes Son Grealish Soucek
    Kane Bamford

    Will wait till tonight’s games.

    TIA

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I have that front 7 PLUS DCL. No liv defender though, but still got dias Dier dallas taylor which I think is decent enough.

      So yeah why not

    2. Rojo's Modern Life
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      No point smashing into Spurs now. Fulham defence has tightened up. No hammering in prospect.

    3. Pitch Perfect
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I'd say that repays itself over next three. Yeah.

  14. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Repost

    Bench 1 please

    A. Taylor (SHU)
    B. Dier (FUL)
    C. Dias (eve)
    D. Dallas (wba)

    1. OleBall
        3 months, 16 days ago

        D if any

      • WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Dias. Chances of getting rested and don't see Everton not scoring

        1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Yeah torn between C and D

          1. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Dallas has greater attacking threat, especially if he plays in midfied, and chance of CS.

            1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Yeah good points. Burnt by not playing my 'best' players many times though 😉

      • FourLokoLeipzig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        D

      • KING KOUNDER
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Dallas , very tight though.

    2. OleBall
        3 months, 16 days ago

        McCarthy Forster
        Dallas Justin TAA Dias Kilman
        Grealish KDB Salah Bruno Riedewald
        Bamford Watkins Wilson

        Any help be appreciated guys.

        What do you think the best chip strategy from here is?

        1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          FT? $ Itb?

          1. OleBall
              3 months, 16 days ago

              1ft 0.1itb

              1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Save monitor Wilson.

                That team is good enough for bgw18, no need to FH.so you can FH, TC in 19, or BB if you can still improve your bench

                1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Or you can FH in 18 to bring in Kane and Son if you have FOMO

                  1. OleBall
                      3 months, 16 days ago

                      I was thinking the cost to get a full 15 for BB would counter the effect of the chip so leaning towards FH18 & TC19.

                      1. OleBall
                          3 months, 16 days ago

                          Having Bruno & Salah kills my chance of building for bgw18 and fh19

                        • NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                          • 8 Years
                          3 months, 16 days ago

                          Yes FH18 and TC19 looks best for you.

                          I've no FH left, so might just TC in 19

            • I Member
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Was planning to do DCL to Vardy this week. Hold off after Rodgers' comments or still go for it?

              1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Hold

              2. WE GO FOR IT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                What did he say?

                Last season, he made 9 changes after the boxing day fixture when he had 1 day gap. Evans and Schmeichel were the only ones who started both games. Although, losing 0-4 to Liverpool would've also had some say in it.

                1. I Member
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  He said they will make changes.

                  1. Bushwhacker
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    He said he wouldn’t risk him ..

              3. KING KOUNDER
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Risky, do it only if you can't make it next week.

            • Alchemist023
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Question. if i make no transfer GW17 then free hit GW18 (blank GW). For GW19 (double GW) will i have one or two free transfers available. essentially does using the free hit wipe your saved transfer from previous gw

              1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                1

              2. I Must Break You
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Wipes your FT. You'll go back to 1.

              3. KING KOUNDER
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Just the 1 free transfer

            • Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              I'm currently building towards fielding 9/10 players in GW 18 and FH in 19 - Difficult spot as I feel it's time to part ways with DCL and KDB but both Everton and City have games in the blank. Probably not a good idea to be pondering this after several beers....

              1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Keep DCL sell KDB.

                People will disagree.

                But hey i benched Mo in gw14, what do I know

                1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  You finished 38th in 2015. You know a bit.

                  1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    🙂

            • Gabbiadini
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Martínez
              Stones | Dallas | Coufal
              Salah | Fernandes | Son | Grealish
              Kane | DCL | Bamford

              Forster | Taylor | Mitchell | Burke

              Is the consensus that gw19 will be the best opportunity to bench boost?
              I personally was going to save and use with a second wildcard, however, could use my 1.8m ITB over the next few weeks to build a bench.

              Forster to Johnstone
              Mitchell to Alioski
              & Burke to Soucek

              What are your overall thoughts?

              1. djman102
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                FH 18 or no?

                1. djman102
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Nvm-you'd still have 3 FT to do those. I'd plan for it myself; if you would end up needing to take multiple hits, you can always abandon the plan.

                  1. Gabbiadini
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    yes FH GW18.
                    BB GW19 would be the above plan.

            • KING KOUNDER
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              A) Saka
              B ) Martinelli

              Don't ask me why 😀

              1. Bojam
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Why?

              2. Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Saka

              3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                A

                1. GoonSquad
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  B, think he will have more chances with Auba in 9.

            • IRBOX ⚽
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              1 million to 300k in 3 GW’s... eating casuals for fun

              1. TorresMagic™
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                • 11 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Good luck being there at end of GW.

                1. IRBOX ⚽
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  I know mate... will be unlucky not to be 200k 😆

                  1. TorresMagic™
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                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    Spurs & TAA decide that.
                    Should have played Coufal as you listed yesterday.

                    1. IRBOX ⚽
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 16 days ago

                      Casuals benched James

            • TorresMagic™
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              • 11 Years
              3 months, 16 days ago

              Any cheaper mid worth(7.5) losing Grealish for a hit next GW?

              1. IRBOX ⚽
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Strange. Grealish ranks first in the entire game in overall stats (ICT index). He was unlucky not to haul against Palace. Most obvious season keeper for his price, along with DCL

                1. TorresMagic™
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                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Palace are probably the worst team atm.
                  You are DCL's biggest fan for sure.

              2. OleBall
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Bad run of fixtures but for his price he's a season keeper imo

                • davies
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  I’m doing Grealish/DCL > Raphinha/Vardy for a hit fwiw

                  1. TorresMagic™
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                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    Don't get Vardy

                    1. davies
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 16 days ago

                      He will play

                      1. TorresMagic™
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                        • 11 Years
                        3 months, 16 days ago

                        Check Scout tweets.

                • JJeyy
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  No. Unless you need a hit to field 11 double gameweek players, if so Raphinha

                  1. TorresMagic™
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                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    Mainly for next GW.
                    He'll probably be gone by the DGW if BB'ing.

                    1. JJeyy
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 16 days ago

                      Don’t prefer TC in 19, so you can set up a better BB with wildcard later?

                      1. TorresMagic™
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                        • 11 Years
                        3 months, 16 days ago

                        Guess it depends on the form of the benchies.

                • KAMARA-COPY
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Raphinba

                • Holmes
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Neto/Podence can work

                • TorresMagic™
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                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Cheers all.

                • GoonSquad
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Not a single player unless a big downgrade equals an equally bug upgrade elsewhere like DCL to Kane for instance.

                  1. TorresMagic™
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                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    Cheers.

              3. Siva Mohan
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                should I keep KDB if not FHing in BGW18?

                1. Holmes
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Depends if you are missing any key premium assets for next 2

                  1. Siva Mohan
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    may bring in Mane/Robertson with cash.. owning KDB is frustrating this season

                2. Gabbiadini
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  interesting one. depends who you have / who you haven't got.

                3. PogBruno
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Got rid for Son who could match him in the BGW and he has Leeds too

                  1. Siva Mohan
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    own Son .. mids & forwards

                    Salah | Son | Bruno | KDB
                    Che | Bamford | DCL

                    1. PogBruno
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 16 days ago

                      Kdb DCL to Kane Maddison?

                      1. Siva Mohan
                        • 8 Years
                        3 months, 16 days ago

                        bought DCL at 7.0 .. have to think about losing him

                        1. GoonSquad
                          • 10 Years
                          3 months, 16 days ago

                          Lost him a couple weeks ago...no regrets.

              4. olidooley
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                WC team....A or B?

                A)
                McCarthy Johnstone
                TAA Coufal Dallas Taylor Balbuena
                Salah Bruno Rashford Raphinha Soucek
                Kane Bamford Adams

                (Kane/Taylor TO Vardy/James for GW19)

                B)
                McCarthy Johnstone
                TAA Coufal Taylor Thiago Silva Diaz
                Salah Bruno Grealish Raphinha Soucek
                Kane Bamford Adams

                (Keeping Kane, Grealish and Dias as SGWers for the double)

                1. djman102
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  B for me

              5. davies
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                If I get Kane over Vardy this week, I’ll either lose a transfer due to FH in 18 or do Kane > Vardy next week...

                Thoughts?

                1. TorresMagic™
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                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  See how Kane does.

              6. seewhyaxe
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Am I missing a memo? Why are you guys moving out KDB?

                I’ve been trying to fit him in my squad for the last few gws

                1. TorresMagic™
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                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  At least you didn't get him.

                  1. TorresMagic™
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                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    But he will haul soon for sure.
                    Penalty can't be far away.

                2. Gun gun
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Are u watching premier league? Cant even score vs newcastle. Look at the one he misses against newcastle. Joke. Even i can score

              7. Maxim Tsigalko
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                • 9 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Saving my wildcard for a later date, have to take -4 to get the full squad up together for BBDGW19. FH GW18 as most are!

                Here’s my final side for GW19

                Johnstone/McCarthy

                Chilwell/Zouma/Coufal/Taylor/Robbo

                Salah(c)/Fernandez/Soucek/Mane/Raphinha

                Adams/Bamford/Martial or Antonio

                All depends on injuries/covid etc but I’ve had a bit of luck with existing players and done some building these past few weeks.

                Any thoughts are welcome

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Spurs can destroy you.

                  1. Maxim Tsigalko
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    I have Son atm, but he will down grade to Raphinha for GW19

              8. Siva Mohan
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Martinez* | 4.0
                Dallas | Zouma | Dias* | Bednarek | Mitchell*
                Son* | Bruno | KDB* | Salah | Burke*
                Bamford | Che | DCL*

                2 FT & 0.7 ITB

                BGW - 5 players + Burke & Mitchell
                DGW - 7 players

                already used 1st WC and planning to bring in more DGW players

                would you FH18 and TC19 with above team?

                1. Holmes
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  I don't think you will need FH in BGW. Among all popular options of BGW, you are only missing out on Kane. You can get him with double switch if required.

                  You have 5FTs till BGW plus 1 for DGW. Out of those 5, using couple of them for BGW and other for DGW will solve the problem.

                  1. Siva Mohan
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    cheers HOLMES

              9. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Tricky to find any decent mid-price midfielder for upcoming weeks, especially if looking for someone with a game in BGW.

                Saka? Neto/Podence? El Ghazi? Zaha? 😮

                1. GoonSquad
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Sigurdsson?

                  1. Holmes
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 16 days ago

                    Cheers, having Dominic from Everton already feels too much 😀

              10. MaRooney 5
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 16 days ago

                Who scores more in GW16:

                K. ane
                B. runo?

                1. Maxim Tsigalko
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 16 days ago

                  Kane

                  Bruno won’t want to go HAM on his fellow countrymen