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How Wildcarding top 10k FPL managers have prepared for Double Gameweek 19

A significant portion of Fantasy Premier League managers inside the top 10,000 overall rankings re-shaped their squads for Gameweek 16.

9.3% of those deployed the first Wildcard at the last chance of asking for the final Gameweek of 2020 – with Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) very much a key figure.

Thanks to the data on LiveFPL.net, we can analyse which other assets played a part in this squad shuffle, especially thinking of the upcoming Blank and Double Gameweeks.

Firstly, we can see that, as the Gameweek 16 deadline passed, 92.0% of top 10k managers had used the first Wildcard.

That means that just over 8.0% of those at this level proverbially ‘wasted’ it by leaving the chip unused.

Could that indicate a degree of inactivity even among the top 10k, or were there that many managers happy enough with their existing squad not to need it. Imaging that luxury is enough to make anyone envious.

As you can see from the bar chart above, we can see that, after 16 Gameweeks, 5.0% of the top 10k achieved their lofty rank without the use of even one chip.

64.6% have deployed one, almost certainly the Wildcard based on the rule of probability, while the relative lack of managers to have used more than that suggests we should see plenty Triple Captains, Free Hits and Bench Boosts when the Blank and Double Gameweeks come around.

As mentioned already, Salah was the key man on top 10k Wildcards, selected by 95.9% of these managers, the most of any asset.

He is marginally more popular than Bruno Fernandes (£11.1m) and Patrick Bamford (£6.5m), included in 95.8% and 94.6% of top 10k Wildcard squads respectively.

Despite blanking in five of the last nine Gameweeks, Son Heung-min (£9.7m) is not far behind the trio in terms of Wildcard support, chosen by 88.0% of these managers. 

Back-to-back home matches against newly-promoted opposition are sure to have influenced that decision, as well as a fixture in Blank Gameweek 18, taking Spurs to Villa Park.

Midfield is certainly an area where the top 10k have been as unanimous as possible in terms of selection, Tomáš Souček (£5.1m) selected by 70.2% of Wildcarders at this level ahead of a Double Gameweek line-up of Burnley (home) and West Bromwich Albion (home).

Apart from Bamford, the top 10k were less emphatic in the overall choices up-front. It is certainly noteworthy that Harry Kane (£11.0m) was considerably less popular in these Wildcard squads than Son with 55.7% inclusion.

Also interesting is the fact that Che Adams (£6.1m) has picked up the support of 41.7%, the value offered by a striker facing Leicester (away) and Leeds (away) in Double Gameweek 19.

Premium defenders struggled to get much of a look-in for top 10k Wildcarders, none of the top-five most-fashionable assets in this position costing more than £5.0m at the time of writing.

James Justin‘s (£5.0m) remarkable powers of recovery have helped him start and play 90 minutes in every match for Leicester this season, even between Gameweeks 15 and 16.

The top 10k have cottoned onto that, especially those Wildcarding, 62.0% choosing him ahead of a Double Gameweek 19 line-up of Southampton (home) and Chelsea (home).

Charlie Taylor (£4.5m) and Stuart Dallas (£4.7m) are in just shy of 60% of top 10k Wildcard squads, with Vladimir Coufal (£4.7m) and Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.8m) also extensively included.

In terms of what these selections mean for future chip planning, the fact that so many popular Wildcard assets are Double Gameweekers indicates the Free Hit could receive extensive attention in Blank Gameweek 18.

In terms of how that compares with the template for the rest of the top 10k rank bracket, there are some notable exclusions.

Jack Grealish (£7.8m) is in 53.8% of squads at this level but did not feature in the Wildcard template.

The same goes for Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£8.0m), currently owned by 62.8% of the top 10k.

Meanwhile, it is clear that the Wildcarders at this level used the chip to bring their defence in line with the overall template, the same five players appearing in each matrix we have compared.

Finally, Salah is the most dangerous asset in the top 10k for Gameweek 16, backed by 54.3% for the captaincy.

That brings his effective ownership at this level to 142.8%, 46.1 percentage points higher than the second-placed in that category: Manchester United midfielder Fernandes.

It is also interesting to note how the stock of Spurs attackers has fallen, especially in the captaincy debate.

A home meeting with Fulham stood out to many as a key game for those in possession of Son and Kane – less so now.

Spurs’ own slump is likely a contributing factor as well as Fulham’s improved defensive displays.

As a result, Kane and Son were captained only by 19.8% and 13.5% of the top 10k respectively.

Statistics taken from LiveFPL.net.

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1,903 Comments Post a Comment
  1. FDMS All Starz
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Which teams defence will get more points in the dgw19?

    A) Burnley
    Or
    B) Southampton

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      God knows

  2. Dirty Harry
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    What are people doing with Grealish?

    Holding? Wonder if Barnes is a decent punt for the double?

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Barnes really isn’t very good

      1. Wizardh
          3 months, 25 days ago

          People even considering Burnley assets like Mark make me lol

          1. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Do you mean Ashley Barnes?

            1. Dirty Harry
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              I meant Barnes from Leicester

              1. Wizardh
                  3 months, 25 days ago

                  Sry but still Mark went with Wood lol

        • TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Nearly sold for another hit, might sell this GW to fund another.

        • Wizardh
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Sold him for Maddison tonight

            1. Davros
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              How come he didn’t play today?

              1. Wizardh
                  3 months, 25 days ago

                  Just a precaution rest. Rodgers said something like if I let uim play two in 48 hours I am risking a 2 month injury.

                  1. Wizardh
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Him*

              2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 25 days ago

                Gone for a hit

              3. Sun Jihai
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 25 days ago

                Holding for one more I think
                Low quality but the pattern of him getting double digits every 3rd GW is there and he scored vs. Man Utd last season

              4. JIMMY764
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 25 days ago

                Yeah I'm considering Barnes, looked good last couple of games, Newcastle next up.

                1. Davros
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 25 days ago

                  Yes, tempting

                2. Manani
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 25 days ago

                  hard pill to swallow for me. Got rid of Barnes for Grealish, and ever since Grealish been pants lol

              5. Mr. O'Connell
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 25 days ago

                Thinking about it once the GW is over. Gonna have fires all over the place.

            2. Punty McPuntface
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              Alioski nailed for the medium/long term?

              1. No Professionals
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 25 days ago

                Dallas is first choice left back, but moved to right back due to centre back injuries, don’t know when Ayling is likely to move to right back

                1. Punty McPuntface
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 25 days ago

                  Thanks! Think I'll hold

              2. Wizardh
                  3 months, 25 days ago

                  Coopers injury of abdominal muscles keeps players off the field for decent time. I think he will maybe even need a surgery so Ayling will continue playing CB while Dallas and Alioski will be fullbacks like in the last couple of games.

                  1. FPL.team
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 25 days ago

                    Llorente back in training now though.

                    1. Wizardh
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        They got the clean sheet last GW. Dont think Bielsa will risk it with a new defender who hasn't played a lot with the team recently.

                        1. FPL.team
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          3 months, 25 days ago

                          Me neither but just stating the risks. I have Alioski so hoping Llorente doesn't come back in but Ayling is not a centreback so they probably want him back at fullback sooner rather than later.

                  2. NateDogsCats
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      In addition to what others have said Aliosli plays LM often too so even if the defence is shuffled he may still retain a spot

                  3. Manani
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 25 days ago

                    anyone think will CHelsea vs City game will be called off next week? Surely take more than a week to things 'get back to normal' for city till they can play a game?

                    1. No Professionals
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Seems likely

                    2. Lallana
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      yeah might need to get rid of mendy/chilwell

                    3. Ron_Swanson
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Do we know the full extent of what’s happened there? How many players have tested positive and so on?

                      1. No Professionals
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        Well they’ve closed their training ground which seems like the loop hole for all clubs

                      2. Brehmeren
                        • 10 Years
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        Supposedly Jesus, Walker + 3 unnamed players.

                        1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          3 months, 25 days ago

                          I’ve seen cancelo, Torres and Ederson (along with Walker and Jesus)mentioned as another two testing positive.

                          1. Baps hunter
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 25 days ago

                            Ok, that's already 3 though.

                          2. Brehmeren
                            • 10 Years
                            3 months, 25 days ago

                            Right. Would make sense that it's more than 5.

                    4. Sun Jihai
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      City will be 3 matches behind then - not ideal!

                  4. nkhoughton
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 25 days ago

                    Who are the forwards people are looking at for the dgw? I'm keeping Kane and Bamford looking at replacing DCL

                    1. Honourvolley
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Adams I went for. Doesn't stand out but best I can see (apart from Vardy if you have the cash)

                      1. nkhoughton
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        Vardy is the obvious pick but I can't get without selling Kane or Son, I'm leaning towards Firmino atm

                    2. Neves say Neves
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Vardy, Bamford and Adams for me

                    3. Ajax Hamsterdam
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      i have vardy and kane and will buy adams

                  5. moz_1983
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 25 days ago

                    Bowen or Soucek if cash is not an issue?

                    1. Firminoooo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      If cash is not a issue....Mane?

                      1. moz_1983
                        • 8 Years
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        :/

                    2. Gabbiadini
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      I am interested in this response also, monitoring the same.

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

                      This is a mess right now, like many other. But with 2FT and .9ITB I sure can make some good transfers atleast. Suggestions ?

                      Martinez - Forster

                      Dias - PVA - Coufal - Taylor - Dier

                      Salah - Fernandes - KDB - Torres - Grealish

                      DCL - Bamford - Brewster

                      A : KDB, Torres & PVA > Son, Soucek & Dallas -4
                      B : KDB, DCL & PVA > Son, Kane & Dallas -4
                      C : Other ?

                      1. lordkippe
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        Bowen over Soucek if the cash means nothing

                        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 25 days ago

                          i have both and will keep soucek from gw20 if that helps

                    4. Maeki2
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Soucek

                    5. Cruyff's Eleven
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Yeah, same.

                      Bowen was rested last week for half the game

                    6. Bring back Rafa
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 25 days ago

                      Bowen

                  6. lordkippe
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 25 days ago

                    This is a mess right now, like many other. But with 2FT and .9ITB I sure can make some good transfers atleast. Suggestions ?

                    Martinez - Forster

                    Dias - PVA - Coufal - Taylor - Dier

                    Salah - Fernandes - KDB - Torres - Grealish

                    DCL - Bamford - Brewster

                    A : KDB, Torres & PVA > Son, Soucek & Dallas -4
                    B : KDB, DCL & PVA > Son, Kane & Dallas -4
                    C : Other ?

                  7. Coys96
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 25 days ago

                    Found Maguire's ID 😉 He benched Neto, captained Salah and owns Shaw

                    1. Wizardh
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        Share

                      • Coys96
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 25 days ago

                        Ranked at 500k

                        James justin is ranked at 100k

                        1. Wizardh
                            3 months, 25 days ago

                            Bendtner is even better

                            1. Brehmeren
                              • 10 Years
                              3 months, 25 days ago

                              The Bendtner one is fake though. Norwegian one, at least.

                              1. Wizardh
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  It's not lol he brags about it on social media

                                  1. Brehmeren
                                    • 10 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    Ok. Only seen the Norwegian one (Draftlord).

                            2. Major League Shocker
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 25 days ago

                              Justin ignored all the pundits on FFS proclaiming he was a bad pick who would soon lose his place 😉

                          • Coys96
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 25 days ago

                            James Maddison bough Iheanacho this morning 😀

                            1. Wizardh
                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                Loool he found out Vardy will be benched and he is on pens hahahah

                                1. Coys96
                                  • 3 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Great fun looking at what they do, would be great if you could see their transfers in advance 😉

                                  1. leeboy104
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      FPL's version of insider trading.

                                      1. Baps hunter
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Yes, but that's fine. Should they win, charity would win probably more.

                            2. Brosstan
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              3 months, 25 days ago

                              So now James has a hamstring injury? Bugger off...

                              1. Baps hunter
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                Doesit matter if he doesn't even havea fixture?

                            3. Gabbiadini
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 25 days ago

                              Who's most likely to rice out of Soucek, Johnstone & Alioski?

                            4. Rinseboy
                              • 9 Years
                              3 months, 25 days ago

                              What is the best front line for DGW 19?

                              Bamford and then got 17.5m to spend?

                              Vardy and someone up to 7.4m?

                              1. leeboy104
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Most going Che Adams. Antonio could be an option if he's fit, but the question remains if he can physically play two games in a week. If you want to risk it, one of the Chelsea lads (rotation risks).

                                  1. Rinseboy
                                    • 9 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    yeah not much really up the 7.5 range apart from Adams or Wood. Might go Adams and get someone a bit more pricey that Soucek!

                                    1. FPL.team
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 4 Years
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      Adams and Barnes?

                                • FDMS All Starz
                                  • 5 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Have an eye on Rodrigo tomorrow

                              2. UpAndAway
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                Zouma just rested?

                                1. james 101
                                  • 9 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Yes

                                2. Dirty Harry
                                  • 5 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  I would assume so. He's played alot.

                                  1. UpAndAway
                                    • 7 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    Cheers.

                              3. g40steve
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                2FT need a playing keeper for BB19

                                Meslier or Johnstone & why?

                                1. Cruyff's Eleven
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Fabianski

                                2. Gabbiadini
                                  • 3 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Johnstone if you get him the 0.1. cheaper.
                                  Meslier probably has better fixtures.

                                3. Maeki2
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Johnstone most saves. Wba getting better got 1-1 against pool

                                4. Rinseboy
                                  • 9 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  I'm going Flappy i think..Fancy a pen save from him!

                                5. g40steve
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 3 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Cheers

                                  1. g40steve
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 3 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    Gone Johnstone 🙂

                                    1. _Ninja_
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 10 Years
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      That's who i went, save points!

                                      1. Gabbiadini
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 24 days ago

                                        Areola is the other at 4.5

                              4. Cruyff's Eleven
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 2 Years
                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                What's the story with Bowen?

                                Is he a realistic option for DGW19, or just go with Soucek?

                              5. Bobby
                                • 11 Years
                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                I realise I'm quoting the daily star here, but they've got an article on risk of new vs pool being postponed. This gameweek could be rubbish

                                1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                  • 4 Years
                                  3 months, 25 days ago

                                  Do the Liverpool or Newcastle camp have positive cases?

                                  1. Bobby
                                    • 11 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    No I don't think so, but fact they played City only a few days ago means they'll have to be tested again as a precaution. Surely a high risk of infections from that match

                                    1. Bobby
                                      • 11 Years
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      (Though given mo has already had it, maybe he can just play on his own)

                                  2. Eh, just one more thing ...
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 9 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    No idea yet but given City just played against Newcastle a few days ago ... it has to be possible it could have been passed onto Newcastle players on Boxing Day - and I’d so, they would have to be tested and therefore their game could be at risk.

                              6. KAPTAIN KANE
                                • 4 Years
                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                Do we expect Soucek to be rested at some point?

                                1. Wizardh
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    No he is the focal point of WH

                                  • Hazz
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 3 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    There are some calls on the West Ham forum that he and/or Rice should get a rest, possibly in this match.

                                    Not for bad performances - just having played a lot.

                                      1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                        • 4 Years
                                        3 months, 24 days ago

                                        Thanks for this

                                  • Brosstan
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 6 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    His role isnt that taxing.

                                2. djaddy
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    What would people do with the following (Carrying 8/9 players in 18)

                                    A) BB in DGW19
                                    B) Play the first 11 (with possible TC)

                                    Johnstone

                                    Justin Coufal James

                                    Salah Fernandes Raphinha Soucek

                                    Bamford Antonio/Adams Kane

                                    Bench: Martinez, Cancelo, Dier, Son

                                    Thanks

                                    1. spray
                                      • 2 Years
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      I count that you're carrying 10, and am ignoring Antonio regardless.

                                      Your GW19 bench?
                                      Martinez, Soucek, Soucek, Dier... James, James?

                                      Definitely looks like a BB would work, depending on their match-ups (FUL and something for CHE... but both away).

                                      TC only needs an 11 game GW, while BB benefits from a 15 game GW.
                                      I also think you're better to TC when it's not near Dec/Jan. It seems more likely your captain gets a rest. That can be said for any double GW, but worse with whatever is on either side.

                                  • IRBOX ⚽
                                    • 4 Years
                                    3 months, 25 days ago

                                    Everton deserve an explanation of this debauchery. I’m sure City had 14 fit players. Turning into another joke of a season. Complete write off if this is the precedent

                                    1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 9 Years
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      Farcical situation and currently deeply suspicious...explanations required as it is not sitting well at the moment at all. Casts a pretty unpleasant shadow over the whole season frankly.

                                    2. TorresMagic™
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • Has Moderation Rights
                                      • 11 Years
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      Fit today, not fit tomorrow.

                                    3. IRBOX ⚽
                                      • 4 Years
                                      3 months, 25 days ago

                                      Full disclosure required from the premier league board. I’m sure they would have had knowledge of a possible postponement prior to the deadline for FPL. You cannot tell me this was an eleventh hour decision without possible prior knowledge

                                      1. TorresMagic™
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • Has Moderation Rights
                                        • 11 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Jesus & Walker were a clue, always was a chance.

                                        1. IRBOX ⚽
                                          • 4 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Completely illogical to extrapolate a postponement from a couple of individual cases. Clubs have had single or double players with COVID on a weekly basis. Very suspect and Everton are demanding answers

                                          1. TorresMagic™
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • Has Moderation Rights
                                            • 11 Years
                                            3 months, 25 days ago

                                            More cases were found from the previous 4.
                                            Others would have occurred after and possibly to Everton players.

                                    4. leeboy104
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Not sure debauchery is the word you're looking for. What is the difference between Man City's situation and Newcastle's earlier this season? Both outbreaks of covid leading to postponement.

                                        1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 9 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Now I maaaaaaaay be wrong here, so don’t lunge in with a two footed above the knee career ender .... but it has been muted that they actually changed the rules after the first Newcastle/Villa postponement. So the game today should only be postponed if a team cannot name 14 fit players and that includes u21s .... now again, I’m scrambling around trying to see what the actual rules are .... I’m sure there will be someone on this site who will be able to correct this line of thinking if it’s bollix?

                                          I also assume the rules are different for the cup competitions as the Os had to forfeit their game with Spurs as they couldn’t field a team?

                                          Happy to be corrected or for someone in the know to clarify?

                                      • Wizardh
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          This is what I'm saying PL board is biased towards Pep and Sheikhs

                                      • Rinseboy
                                        • 9 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        What do you think of this BB team in 19? Would require a -4 this week and a -4 in 19 to get it. Look decent?

                                        Meslier Fabians
                                        Coufal Justin TAA Taylor Dias
                                        Rashford Bruno Salah Raphinha Soucek
                                        Vardy Bamford Adams

                                      • HD7
                                        • 4 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Who is your Grealish replacement around his value?

                                        Zaha, Saka or maybe another suggestion?

                                        1. Dynamic Duos
                                          • 7 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Maddison, Mount, Barnes

                                          1. HD7
                                            • 4 Years
                                            3 months, 25 days ago

                                            Maddison + DGW.
                                            Good idea. If he can hit form that is

                                        2. Maeki2
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Barnes over maddison?

                                      • The Big Fella
                                        • 4 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Hi all! Do we think Holding is nailed for at least the foreseeable future, especially with Luis almost back?

                                      • camarozz
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 6 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Grealish fall, Raphina rise likely tonight?

                                        1. Arctic monkeys
                                          • 7 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Impossible to make a move this early with the stuff going on

                                      • FDMS All Starz
                                        • 5 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        How does one change their grav?

                                        1. Dynamic Duos
                                          • 7 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          How did you get one in the 1st place?

                                        2. Hazz
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Gravatar - same email address as you signed up here.

                                      • Gabbiadini
                                        • 3 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Would you do Burke & Forster to Soucek and Johnstone for a -4?
                                        0.0 ITB, so would get priced out should both of them rise.

                                        1. Mr. O'Connell
                                          • 8 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          No, think being priced out of that would be doing you a favour anyway.

                                          1. Gabbiadini
                                            • 3 Years
                                            3 months, 25 days ago

                                            It is for a GW19 BB.

                                            1. Mr. O'Connell
                                              • 8 Years
                                              3 months, 25 days ago

                                              I know, but taking a hit for a goalkeeper is unlikely to pay off more than a couple of points. Then you're stuck with rotating keepers with money tied up, unless you like that sort of thing.

                                              Add to that the early transfers, and no I wouldn't do it. I'd be saving transfers as late as possible. I'm getting priced out of my KDB and Grealish to Son and Rashford (for free) - just think waiting is really important this season.

                                              1. Gabbiadini
                                                • 3 Years
                                                3 months, 24 days ago

                                                Areola at 4.5 is still there so I think I'll hope Johnstone doesn't rise and just do Burke to Soucek.

                                              2. Gabbiadini
                                                • 3 Years
                                                3 months, 24 days ago

                                                My team is fairly set at the moment, 1.8 ITB to build a bench over the next 3 gameweeks.
                                                I often chase the price rise, haven't had a problem yet this season,

                                      • jia you jia you
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 4 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Zouma, DCL & double City here...was the info that the City match was postponed known pre-deadline?

                                        1. Arctic monkeys
                                          • 7 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Post, unfortunately

                                          1. jia you jia you
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 4 Years
                                            3 months, 25 days ago

                                            at least it's fair for us living in different time zones...it would've been harsh if others knew pre-deadline

                                            1. Arctic monkeys
                                              • 7 Years
                                              3 months, 25 days ago

                                              Will be moving to a different time zone as well in a couple of weeks. you enjoy FPL as much even though you can't watch most of the games ?

                                              1. jia you jia you
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 4 Years
                                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                                before Covid it was great...got to watch most games as early Sat game was 7:30/8:30pm ko, 3pm games were 10pm/11pm ko, etc. Would watch three live games in a row on a Sat and a couple on Sun.

                                        2. Dynamic Duos
                                          • 7 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          No

                                        3. Hazz
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          No. It caught everyone off-guard. If have sold KDB had I known!

                                        4. IRBOX ⚽
                                          • 4 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Another joke of a season this is becoming. Can’t beat a game with randomised luck of players not featuring in certain fixtures

                                      • OneMan
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 4 Years
                                        3 months, 25 days ago

                                        Anyone tempted to wildcard this week ???

                                        1. IRBOX ⚽
                                          • 4 Years
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Might as well before the season becomes null and void. Was fun whilst it lasted

                                      • Wizardh
                                          3 months, 25 days ago

                                          Got 10 this GW from Giroud and Grealish. Still have Meslier, Robbo, Dier, Alioski, Salah(c), Bruno, Son, Firmino, Bamford

                                          Shipped Grealish to Maddison tonight.

                                          Building towards this BB team for DGW and free hitting in GW18.

                                          Meslier, Fabianski
                                          Robbo, Reece, Justin, Coufal, Alioski
                                          Salah(c), Bruno, Rashford, Maddison, Soucek
                                          Firmino, Bamford, Giroud

                                          Would have got Chilwell over Reece too but that stupid injury made me instant transfer to Robbo. What do you think ?

                                          1. TLF
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 5 Years
                                            3 months, 25 days ago

                                            I like the team a lot, some decent differentials in there too, GL.

                                            1. Wizardh
                                                3 months, 24 days ago

                                                Thank you!

                                            2. spray
                                              • 2 Years
                                              3 months, 25 days ago

                                              Are you keeping Son Vs. Leeds?
                                              Salah, Bruno, Bam all look good to not be too differential.
                                              Martinez not an option? I don't feel that a budget double GW GK is going to be worth it when the dust settles.

                                              1. Wizardh
                                                  3 months, 24 days ago

                                                  Son stays for Leeds surely.

                                                  Martinez is an option after GW19. Cheers!

                                            3. Maeki2
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              3 months, 25 days ago

                                              1. Grealish + Watkins
                                              2. Barnes + Adams
                                              3. El Gahzi + Cavani

                                              For DGW?

                                              1. Arctic monkeys
                                                • 7 Years
                                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                                3 if Cavani starts games

                                            4. _Ninja_
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 10 Years
                                              3 months, 25 days ago

                                              Looking to BB19, who to bring in for Matip with Zilch ITB? Justin or a Saints defender maybe?

                                              Johnstone
                                              Coufal Taylor James
                                              Salah Bruno KDB Son Grealish
                                              DCL Bamford

                                              Martinez Soucek Dallas Matip

                                              1. _Ninja_
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 10 Years
                                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                                Sorry i have Kane not KDB

                                              2. Gabbiadini
                                                • 3 Years
                                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                                I like 3 WHUs.
                                                Soucek, Coufal and one of Fab/Balbuenba is what I am thinking.

                                                1. FourLokoLeipzig
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  3 months, 24 days ago

                                                  I’m in the “avoid triple ups” camp right now

                                                  1. Gabbiadini
                                                    • 3 Years
                                                    3 months, 24 days ago

                                                    you seen WHU double.

                                                    1. FourLokoLeipzig
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 3 Years
                                                      3 months, 24 days ago

                                                      Yeah, but it’s not much good to you if you’re bench boosting and one of their games gets cancelled

                                            5. Humlesnurr
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 4 Years
                                              3 months, 25 days ago

                                              Hi all! Any good advice on best sub 4.9 midfielder? Currently considering anguissa or oriol romeu.

                                              1. Egg noodle
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 11 Years
                                                3 months, 25 days ago

                                                Anguissa gets into much better goalscoring positions compared to Romeu

                                                1. Humlesnurr
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  3 months, 24 days ago

                                                  My gut feeling says anguissa, and fulham looks better lately. Thx!

                                              2. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
                                                • 4 Years
                                                3 months, 24 days ago

                                                Martinelli