Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s top picks for FPL Gameweek 17

Six players get unanimous backing as our Scout Squad panel reconvene to select their top picks for Gameweek 17.

This is the final article of the year and the last in this series for the best part of a fortnight as the Premier League briefly pauses for breath in early January.

For those new to this feature, Fantasy Football Scout editor David, deputy editor Neale, video content manager Andy and Pro Pundit Tom each put forward an 18-man long-list of players and explain their notable inclusions and omissions below.

The assets listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83.0m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the FPL deadline at 16:30 GMT on Friday.

In each writer’s squad, there are requirements for at least:

  • One goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less
  • One sub-£5.0m defender
  • One midfielder listed at £6.5m or below
  • One forward priced at £7.5m or lower

Each panelist is also restricted to no more than three players from the same team, as is the case in FPL.

We will again be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks, with details of that revealed on New Year’s Day.

DavidNealeTomAndy
GKNick PopeNick PopeNick PopeNick Pope
Emiliano MartínezVicente GuaitaVicente GuaitaVicente Guaita
Alex McCarthyKasper SchmeichelBernd LenoBernd Leno
DFAndrew RobertsonAndrew RobertsonAndrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson
Trent Alexander-ArnoldKieran TierneyJames JustinTrent Alexander-Arnold
James JustinTimothy CastagneRomain SaïssBen Mee
Rob HoldingRomain SaïssMatthew LowtonPatrick van Aanholt
Erik PietersErik PietersMichael KeaneHector Bellerin
MFSon Heung-minSon Heung-minBruno FernandesBruno Fernandes
Bruno FernandesMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
Mohamed SalahBruno FernandesSon Heung-minSon Heung-min
Anwar El GhaziWilfried ZahaWilfried ZahaPierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Bukayo SakaBukayo SakaBukayo SakaPedro Neto
FWHarry KaneHarry KaneHarry KaneHarry Kane
Alexandre LacazetteJamie VardyJamie VardyJamie Vardy
Patrick BamfordDominic Calvert-LewinDominic Calvert-LewinDominic Calvert-Lewin
Chris WoodAlexandre LacazetteChris WoodChris Wood
Christian BentekeChristian BentekeAnthony MartialChristian Benteke

Most popular picks: Nick Pope, Andrew Robertson, Bruno Fernandes, Mohamed Salah, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane (four), Vicente Guaita, Bukayo Saka, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Chris Wood, Jamie Vardy, Christian Benteke (three)

DAVID SAID

Ahead of facing a potentially depleted Fulham outfit, my inclusion of Nick Pope and Erik Pieters (likely to fill in for Charlie Taylor) seems self-explanatory. Instead, I will discuss some of my other defensive selections.

Emiliano Martínez and Alex McCarthy have challenging fixtures this weekend, facing Manchester United (away) and Liverpool (home) respectively, but I think each of them can perform better than some might think. Over the last four matches, the top three regularly starting goalkeepers for save percentage are Ederson (100%), Martínez (93.8%) and McCarthy (92.3%). Even with clean sheets less likely than usual, I think there is the potential for lots of saves and maybe some bonus points for the two most-popular Fantasy goalkeepers.

Considering Southampton’s recent struggles in front of goal, I am doubling-up on the Liverpool defence for Gameweek 17 with Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Ralph Hasenhüttl’s men have now gone three matches without finding the net and the absence of ball-playing centre-back Jannik Vestergaard across the last two has damaged their ability to build from the back. Meanwhile, Liverpool have conceded the fewest shots in the box over their last four matches.

James Justin seems a solid inclusion at this time of the year, considering he has managed to play every minute of the campaign thus far – an impressive feat in a season as compressed as this one. Leicester’s Gameweek 17 fixture is an appealing one too, taking them to Newcastle, who have blanked in each of their last two Premier League matches.

Meanwhile, I fancy Arsenal’s defence ahead of their run of appealing fixtures. In Gameweek 17, they travel to face a West Bromwich Albion side without a home goal since Gameweek 11. Mikel Arteta has overseen some improvement at the back again over the last two, with budget option Rob Holding featuring for 90 minutes in eight of the last nine Gameweeks.

Son Heung-min and Harry Kane may have disappointed their owners recently but I believe Saturday’s meeting with Leeds will produce plenty of attacking returns. Games involving Marcelo Bielsa’s men tend to feature tonnes of goals; their last four containing an average of 5.3 and, in that time, they rank third-worst for big chances conceded.

Anwar El Ghazi gets into my selection based on his hot form, with five goals in as many matches, while Jack Grealish has offered up just two assists in that time. The case for the Dutch winger is certainly convincing when we consider he sits top of the league for shots on target over the last four.

Arsenal’s trip to West Bromwich Albion has me liking the look of Bukayo Saka and Alexandre Lacazette. The former has been one of Arsenal’s best players during Arteta’s recent mini-revival while no player with more than 170 minutes to their name has a superior figure for minutes per expected goal involvement (xGI) than Lacazette over their last four.

NEALE SAID…

There’s still the chance that Burnley v Fulham could go the way of the two postponed Gameweek 16 fixtures given that the Cottagers were unfit for action barely 24 hours before this piece went out, so I select my two Clarets players with the obvious caveat that their upcoming match could fall by the wayside.

If it goes ahead, the prospect of Sean Dyche’s side facing an under-strength Fulham – who have scored only twice in the last five Gameweeks even with a full complement of players – is too good to overlook.

Burnley simply know how to keep clean sheets against the fellow also-rans, having already registered five of them against teams ranked 13th or below this season. The top-scoring goalkeeper of 2020, Nick Pope, is a shoo-in for this squad, then, while Erik Pieters ought to get a game either at left-back or further up the flank depending on who is fit in Dyche’s squad.

The visit of the lowest-scoring team in the division leads me to plump for Vicente Guaita between the posts, with uncertainty over just who Roy Hodgson plans to field in his under-performing defence in Gameweek 17.

Further forward, I’ve gone back to 2016/17 for my selection of Christian Benteke alongside Wilfried Zaha. Now seemingly established in Palace’s front two, the Belgian will be up against a Sheffield United defence that have shipped the joint-second-highest number of headed chances all season – and Benteke has had more of those than any other forward over the last six Gameweeks.

Aerial prowess is also what leads me to Romain Saiss, whose Wolves side will be up against a Brighton outfit conceding goals from set plays for fun.

It’s still too early to tell if Arsenal have turned a corner but I’m certainly willing to back a Gunners asset or two for Gameweek 17, with a West Brom side fresh off the back of a 5-0 spanking in midweek playing host to Mikel Arteta’s troops.

An attacking threat when he’s playing at left-back rather than at centre-half, Kieran Tierney has created 11 chances over the last six Gameweeks – a total inferior to just to two other defenders. The budget Bukayo Saka, meanwhile, is among the top ten midfielders for efforts on goal and penalty box touches over the same timeframe.

Southampton and Newcastle’s propensity to concede more chances from their right flank results in my selections of Andrew Robertson and (a hopefully rested) Timothy Castagne, meanwhile.

As for the staple selection of big hitters, it’s a recharged Harry Kane and Son Heung-min who head their respective positions with a Leeds side capable of scoring five and letting in six at the other end in town on Saturday.

TOM SAID…

With one of the standout defensive fixtures of the round, I’m doubling up on Burnley via Nick Pope and Matthew Lowton. The Clarets have now won three of their last four matches at Turf Moor, keeping two clean sheets, while of late their opponents Fulham have struggled in front of goal.

Andrew Robertson is my first-choice defender based on his potential for points at both ends of the pitch. In the absence of key centre-halves, Liverpool’s backline can sometimes look vulnerable, but it’s worth noting no team has conceded fewer shots than the Reds in their last four matches. The defensive data also tells us that Southampton have given up 17 chances from their right flank since Gameweek 13, compared to just four from their left.

I’m also backing Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Romain Saïss. Since returning to the starting XI in Gameweek 12, the Moroccan international sits top amongst defenders for shots in the box and headed attempts. That aerial ability could be key too, given Brighton and Hove Albion’s ongoing issues defending set-pieces.

They’re joined at the back by goalkeepers Vicente Guaita and Bernd Leno, plus defenders James Justin and Michael Keane.

Further forward, heavy-hitters Bruno Fernandes, Mohamed Salah, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy all look like excellent options for Gameweek 17, so I’ll dedicate a bit more time to some of my other picks.

Back-to-back wins for Arsenal has seen several intriguing budget options emerge, none more so than Bukayo Saka. His inclusion in Spot the Differential a few weeks back may have raised a few eyebrows at the time, but he’s been key to their turnaround since, collecting 19 FPL points since moving to the right flank.

Wilfried Zaha has impressed too. Following his goal in Gameweek 16, he now has eight from 14 appearances since Roy Hodgson moved him into a free role as a second striker. His numbers suggest there is more to come, as he ranks among the top 10 midfielders for shots, attempts in the box, big chances and penalty area touches.

Elsewhere, I’m keeping faith with Chris Wood. The forward has scored just three goals from an expected goals (xG) total of 6.24 so far, making him one of the top xG under-performers in the division. However, the fact he’s getting into good shooting positions in the box is encouraging, and I’m backing him to return on Sunday.

The forward list is completed by Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Anthony Martial.

ANDY SAID…

Even with two wins on the bounce, I’m not sure I fully trust Arsenal yet – but I do tend to trust any team that is playing West Brom. Fresh from a 5-0 battering by Leeds in Gameweek 16, it won’t get any easier for Sam Allardyce’s men this week. I’ve opted for both Bernd Leno and Hector Bellerin against a team with just 8.78 expected goals (xG) this season, a full 5.42 less than the second-worst side, Burnley. That works out at 0.55 xG per game for the Baggies, which is truly awful.

I know you probably stopped reading once you saw Christian Benteke in the squad but hear me out. Sheffield United still haven’t kept a clean sheet all season and Benteke has an xG of 2.18 over the last six Gameweeks – that’s the sixth-highest among forwards. Over those Gameweeks, he’s played Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa and Leicester, while missing the Liverpool game. There have been returns in the easier fixtures against West Brom and West Ham and it doesn’t get much easier than Sheffield United at the moment.

While Gameweek 16 might have given us postponements, it also gave the chance for some players to get some rest after a hectic festive period. All of Jamie VardyHarry KaneSon Heung-min and Dominic Calvert-Lewin played limited or no minutes and now face Newcastle, Leeds and West Ham respectively, who are all among the bottom seven teams for expected goals conceded so far this season.

Over the last six Gameweeks, Ben Mee has had five shots inside the box – only four defenders have recorded more. Burnley face a Fulham side that have only scored two goals in their last five matches, with the Clarets keeping three clean sheets over the same period. There could be joy at both ends of the pitch for Mee, with Nick Pope also looking to return points for the fourth time in six Gameweeks.

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

Each week, one of the Fantasy Football Scout community takes on the Scout Picks by pitting their chosen XI against ours.

The community member who beats our picks by the biggest margin over the campaign will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Moderators and Contributors League for the following season.

AA33‘s whopping 53-point winning margin in Gameweek 2 is the target to beat.

In Gameweek 16, Forever In Our Shadow defeated us 68-55. That means the Scouts and the community are tied on eight wins apiece over the course of 2020/21.

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2,788 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Black Knights
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Play up Pompey. And happy new year to all.

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      You too my friend 🙂

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      You too mate. Good to see you.

  2. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    PLEAE HELP 🙂 & HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    2FTs, will FH18, BB19.

    A. Taylor >> Stones and burn 1FT.

    B. Johnstone+Taylor >> Martinez+Lowton
    (DCL >> inform striker in GW19).

    C. Taylor+DCL >> Cancello+Antonio

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

    1. Black Knights
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Taylor out for sure. Loathe to burn a FT but that seems best of your options.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Taylor out is in all 3 options?

        1. Black Knights
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Burn a FT is only in A.

          Too soon for Antonio. Wouldn’t want a Burnley defender for this next few.

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

      Wouldn’t get Antonio in until we’re right on top of the DGW. Just in case.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Ok which option then?

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

          Watkins maybe

    3. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Not Antonio, maybe Watkins?

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Yes that’s an option. Which option then?

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          B, but not a burnley defender, maybe Holding

    4. Roy Hudd
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Crying out for some spurs attack

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Will get Spurs for FH18

    5. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      C with Watkins

  3. RedWolf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Cancelo + 0.1m or Dias?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Cancelo looked class last GW

    2. Black Knights
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      If Cancelo has Covid, not him.

    3. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Just the COVID-19 putting me off.

  4. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    What do you guys think of the following moves, in isolation, prepping for DGW19

    Kane + Soucek(would most likely be benched on GW19) —> Brewster + KDB (-4)

    DCL + Taylor —> Ings + Stones (-4)

    1. BOATIES FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      are you sure the the top one is the right way round?

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        I’m not BB in 19, going TC with one of KDB, Salah or Bruno

        City’s double is too good to ignore

        1. BOATIES FC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          fair enough. I would prefer B out the 2 still

          1. Scholes Out Forever
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Oh I’m contemplating making both lol

  5. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    What to do here? 1 FT 0.2 ITB. Will FH18

    Martinez,
    Robertson, KWP, Mitchell*
    Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Grealish
    Bamford, DCL*, Adams
    Johnstone | Dallas, Taylor**, Bissouma*

    A) KDB -> Son (c) and reverse it GW19. GW19 take a -4 to do DCL -> Raphina for 11 DGWers and use TC

    B) As per A but also take out Bissouma, Mitchell and Taylor (-12/-16) and bench boost

    C) ignore Son/ Spurs this week, and bench boost / TC in 19 with no hits / -4?

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I have a gut feeling that I have to do KdB to C Son (and Grealish to Rashford this week). Son has high ceiling vs Leeds and after these disasters I have zero chance without trying serious upside chasing.

  6. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 12 days ago

    What the hell is going on

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Fireworks in my garden.

    2. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Rumour has it you are going to be the new presenter on the scout cast

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        This got me good.

    3. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      You have been chosen to get the award of the most positive writer 2020 here!

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        wow lol

  7. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Which combo you prefer for GW19:
    A: Maguire, Cancelo, Johnstone
    B: TAA, Balbuena, Johnstone
    C: TAA, John Stones, No Johnstone

  8. Joey Tribbiani
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Does this sound good enough?

      8 players for GW18 blank (double City and United + Son etc.)
      and then
      13 Double Gameweek players and 2 single gameweek for GW19 bench boost

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Sounds very good

      2. JabariParkersEyelid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        It depends on your players. If your SGW players are brewster and Mitchell then no.

        If it's son and Kane then yes.

      3. JohnnyRev7
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Link your team. You'll get more replies.

        1. Joey Tribbiani
            3 months, 12 days ago

            this enough, thanks guys I cracked the case

      4. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Captain Kane or Son?

        1. JoeSoap
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Tough, probably Son

        2. TimoTime
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Kane

        3. Black Knights
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I have both and am going Son getting in behind over Kane playing deep.

        4. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Son

        5. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I will try C Son and ditch KdB.

        6. SHOOTER MCGINN
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Kane for me. But that's because I have him. Could be a 5-2 counter attack masterclass again

        7. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Thank you all, currently on Son [C] obviously will not do Kane [VC] 😆

      5. JoeSoap
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Beat option for DGW? Not BBing

        A. DCL/Mitchell>Vardy/Stones
        B. Son/Mitchell>KDB & Cancelo/Diaz
        C. Other (3.8 to play with)

        McCarthy, Steer
        Zouma, Justin, Dallas, Coufal, Mitchell
        Fernandes, Grealish, Son, Salah, Mendy
        Bamford, DCL, Adams

        1. SHOOTER MCGINN
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          B

      6. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Martinez
        Zouma,Dias,Robbo
        Salah,Bruno,KDB,Bowen,Raphinha
        DCL,Bamford

        Button, Kilman,Brewster,Konsa

        1FT, 0.3ITB

        A) KDB to Son(C) then switch back to KDB for the DGW
        B) Konsa to Stones
        C) something else

      7. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Taylor to Holding or Alioski?

        1. Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Alioski

          1. Pukkipartyy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Just realised i need player who has gw18 fixture, so must be Holding.

        2. myteamissheeeeeeeet
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          In the same boat, what about Pieters?

          1. Finding Timo
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Pieters good pick but arsenal look like have better fixtures

            • Pukkipartyy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Naaaah

        3. ABCDEFC
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Best Moves? FH GW18.
          A) Robbo to Stones GW17. Kane and Son to Vardy and KDB GW19 (-4)
          B) Kane to Vardy GW 17. Son to Rashford GW 19
          C) Kane and Son to Vardy and Rashford GW19 (-4)

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            b for me

        4. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Is Martinelli a good option for next 2?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            He’s baaaacckkk.

            1. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Hello 🙂

          2. Qaiss
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            I don't know if he will play against West Brom tbh

            1. Qaiss
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              But I hope he does

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 12 days ago

                Me too

          3. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            I thought you've deleted your team pal ?

            1. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Yesyes i posted before that i caved and restored

        5. SHOOTER MCGINN
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Would you go AWB + Rodrigo or Dallas + Antonio?

          Wouldn't get the striker until the double but would need to allow enough cash now.

          1. JoeSoap
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            DA if latter is fit

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

          Where are the bloody news about the Burnley Fulham game??

          And Happy New Year 🙂 🙂

          1. Hybrid.power
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Probably won't find out until Saturday evening or Sunday morning

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

          Is Stones as nailed as Dias? Will he miss 1 game in the DGW?

          1. Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Not sure but I have him. Surely Pep notices that City get a clean sheet more often when he plays

          2. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Why would he?

        8. Herman Toothrot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          DCL to Aguero

          1. Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Reply fail to Joesoap

            1. JoeSoap
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Could be big. Thanks

        9. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Going forward.
          1.Robertson,Grealish,Kane >> Vardy in 19. (Double Liv defence)
          2. Stones, Rashford,Kane >> Vardy in 19. ( Double City defence)
          3. Stones,KDB,Kane >> Martial in 19.

        10. FDMS All Starz
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Would you do this? BB in gw19

          Firmino & Rashford —> Kdb & 7.1M forward(who?)

        11. wulfrunian
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Dias over second WHam defender for the double gw?

          1. Pukkipartyy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Sure

          2. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Dias over majority of defenders in the game.

          3. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Yes

          4. wulfrunian
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            cheers all

        12. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Is getting dias this gw i preperation for gw19 too risky?

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            In terms of covid and possible pp/ dias coming down with it?

        13. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I'm hearing Ederson is one of the rumored Covid boys. Worth transferring to Martinez with the BGW/DGW in mind?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Brazilians love a bit of Covid.

        14. sandman58
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Which one and why please??
          A) Diaz
          B) Cancelo
          C) Mina

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Diaz. Probably more nailed and Cancelo may have Covid.

            1. sandman58
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Where is this report Cancelomay have Covid??....Dias may have it too....problem now is nobody knows

          2. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Diaz. Better fixs than Mina plus double in 19. More nailed than cancelo

        15. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          What about this?

          GW17; KDB+Taylor >> Son(C)+Cancelo
          GW18; FH
          GW19; Son+DCL >> KDB+Antonio/Watkins (-4)

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

          1. Garlana
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Could work well

            1. RAFA THE GAFFA
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Probably the best I’ve got haha

              1. Luton_Fan
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 12 days ago

                Cancelo rumoured to have covid

                1. sandman58
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 12 days ago

                  Can't see any report on this rumour....where have u heard this please??

        16. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Majority still FH18?

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

            Yep

          2. BOATIES FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            no choice now. will leave to last minute but will only have Dias , Son and DCL playing

          3. Black Knights
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Anyone that WCd 16 probably has to at this point. They’ll only have doublers and very few blankers so in for a penny, in for a pound.

            I can get 11 in 18 and 11 DGWers

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              I'm not strong for 18 with 2 Spurs, 2 Villa, Taylor & Bruno. Thinking -12 to get 11 including lots of City.

          4. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Yes

          5. Old Gregg
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            No, today’s Man Utd fixture added to 18 has helped (and Villa/Man City now having doubles has also helped).

            2 transfer till 18. Will focus on Man City. 1 more fed and KDB/sterling

        17. KneejerkJoe
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          FH 18 BB 19 and need a player for 19 onwards. (Will be benched in 17)

          A) Dallas
          B) Stones
          C) other 5.0

        18. Couch Potato
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Coufal or Ayling this week?

        19. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          A) KDB to Son(C), then switch back for the DGW
          B) Konsa to Stones, captain Salah/Bruno

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            A

        20. wolves_simmo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Phillips likely to start until Matip returns?