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Captain free-for-all set to re-shape top 10k FPL managers as Wildcards remain intact

Fantasy Premier League managers are set for an intriguing captaincy battle in Gameweek 17, especially those currently ranked inside the top 10,000.

At that level of the game, four different players have soaked up at least 20% support for the armband, which could lead to a weekend of significant green and red arrows.

Spurs’ meeting with Leeds is the most popular match of the weekend with the top 10k but there was also interest in Manchester United and Liverpool’s Gameweek 17 fixtures.

As you can see, Son Heung-min (£9.7m) proved to be the most fashionable Gameweek 17 captain among the top 10k in the end.

Despite attracting votes from only 19.1% of votes in the latest Fantasy Football Scout captain poll, 26.8% of 2020/21’s highest-performing managers handed him the armband for an appealing clash with Leeds.

The Whites’ last four matches have featured an average of 5.3 goals, a statistic that has evidently also influenced the 23.3% who captained Harry Kane (£11.0m).

That was marginally more than the 20.4% of Fantasy Football Scout readers who voted for the Spurs striker in our captain poll.

However, it is of particular note that the relatively routine winner of that ballot Bruno Fernandes (£11.2m) had to make do with a bronze medal in terms of support among the top 10k.

Just 21.9% of them chose the Manchester United man as their Gameweek 17 captain for a solid 10-point haul against Aston Villa

Nevertheless, Fernandes is still the most powerful asset among the top 10k for Gameweek 17, offering an effective ownership of 114.3% among the top 10k.

Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) is not far behind the Manchester United man in that regard.

He may be only the fourth-most captained among the top 10k for this round but his effective ownership of 111.0% is still ominous for any not in possession of the Egyptian.

Son is the more dangerous Spurs asset for non-owners, considering he is the third and final asset with more than 100% effective ownership in the top 10k.

However, those worried about not having Kane for Gameweek 17 might be relatively (the keyword here) relieved to see his effective ownership standing only at 70.5%, lower than Patrick Bamford‘s (£6.6m).

A small portion of top 10k managers have pulled the trigger on the second Wildcard at the first time of asking.

After 9.3% of them used up their first Wildcard last time out, it 

perhaps suggests considerably fewer of the top-level managers have decided to get a new team in preparation for Double Gameweek 19.

We saw just 0.7% usage for Wildcards in the top 10k for Gameweek 14, 1.9% in Gameweek 15, 9.3% in Gameweek 16 and now 1.8% for Gameweek 17.

That adds up to just 13.7% top 10k managers preparing for Double Gameweek 19 with a Wildcard.

So, for all the talk of this tactic in the community, often combined with the view to Free Hit in Blank Gameweek 18, it means 86.3% of these managers were happy to approach the upcoming ‘chip season’ using only their free transfers.

Of course, some of these managers might use the Wildcard in Double Gameweek 19 (doing so in Blank Gameweek 18 seems unlikely) but that would, of course, prevent them from deploying a Bench Boost or Triple Captain.

That said, the most recent Wildcard template is still an important frame of reference for all Fantasy managers.

Fernandes (95%), Bamford (86.7%) and Salah (81.7%) are the must-haves, it would seem; unsurprising considering their Double Gameweek 19 fixtures.

However, 67.2% of this week’s top 10k Wildcarders are still interested in Son despite just one match in that round.

With 41.7% of these managers securing the services of Kane, it is clear that the argument of not overlooking single Gameweek players in a Double Gameweek is one shared by some at this level. After all, Spurs travel to face Sheffield United that week, the Premier League’s worst side this season.

And, of course, it shows plans to avoid Double Gameweek blinkers in the build-up to one either. Son and Kane face an obliging Leeds defence this weekend and boast a fixture in Blank Gameweek 18.

Meanwhile, Stuart Dallas (£4.8m) and Tomas Soucek (£5.2m) are the key budget enablers for those preparing for Double Gameweek 19, featuring in 55.6% and 43.9% of top 10k Wildcard squads in Gameweek 17.

The relatively differential options include Vladimir Coufal (£4.7m), Ezgjan Alioski (£4.5m) and Marcus Rashford (£9.5m), all included in between 20% and 26% of top 10k Wildcard squads.

There is some interesting disparity between the latest Wildcard template and the matrix of most popular players in the rest of the top 10k.

Andrew Robertson (£7.4m) appears in 31.7% of their squads but was not among the top-five most-fashionable defenders by those who Wildcarded for Gameweek 17.

Meanwhile, there is a gap of 13.2 percentage points between Son’s ownership among the top 10k as a whole and those who acquired his services on Wildcards at this level.

And it seems as if Jack Grealish (£7.7m) owners are at something of a crossroads. The most recent batch of Wildcarders are not too fussed with the Villa man (which was also the case for Gameweek 16) but he remains in 42.6% of squads at this level.

However, his stock has fallen significantly. In Gameweek 15, 68.5% of the top 10k owned Grealish. That number has fallen by 25.9 percentage points in just two Gameweeks.

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2,259 Comments Post a Comment
  1. CRO KLOPP
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Anyone knows will Fabianski play in dgwk?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      hopefully yes

      1. CRO KLOPP
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks mate

  2. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    feels weird to play my second wc now but hey ho its been a weird season so why not 🙂

  3. Wild Rover
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Surely if Torres was the other player with Covid Pep would have said there will be 4 big players missing, not 3?

    1. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Agreed

  4. Ragabolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Risers: Barnes (6.8) Saïss (5.1) Stones (5.0) Holding (4.5)

    Fallers: De Bruyne (11.6) Mahrez (8.1) Maddison (7.1) Ward-Prowse (6.2) Zouma (5.8) Sharp (5.5) Mendy (5.1) Knockaert (5.0) Jorginho (4.7) Hendrick (4.6) Burke (4.3) Odoi (4.2)

    1. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Cheers

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      kdb dropping is really good news 🙂

    3. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      2-1

    4. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      So painful being a loyal KDB holder!

    5. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      That's 2 up for the early-FH squad 😀

      1. Cruyff's Eleven
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Out of interest - does TV also revert back to the value at the start of the GW?

        1. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          After playing your Free Hit chip, at the next deadline your bank balance and squad is restored to as they were at the previous deadline, with any player price changes in the previous gameweek reflected.

          Any change to your bank balance whilst the Free Hit chip was active will be lost.

          1. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 17 days ago

            Thanks mate.

    6. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I'm going to want Holding on FH, I reckon but hey ho.

      Cheers Ragabolly.

    7. FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Expecting a straight rise for Kdb within this week then?

    8. umerlfc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      So we have a KDB fall and a 4.2m Mid for those with 3-4-3 on FH

      1. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Who is this mystical 4.2m mid you speak of?

      2. Chemical76
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Odoi (£4.2m) is a Fulham defender. Not seen on app version but found on web version of game.

    9. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Mahrez has dropped from 8.6 to 8.1 in just a few weeks and hardly anyone owned him anyway. Frustrating!!

    10. moment
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Seems bizarre KDB dropping, but just made myself .1 extra Free Hit money by waiting to get him I guess..

    11. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Cheers Ragabolly.

    12. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Bloody Burke yo-yo-ing between 4.4m and 4.3m! Annoying!!

  5. Uncle Gamst
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    I’d be most grateful for your thoughts on the following BGW18 team for -4. Not expecting much from the 3 guys with an asterisk, as they are playing either MUN or mci. But with other 7 is there any point using FH?
    Pope*
    Stones, Dias, Taylor*
    KdB, Fernandes, Son, Bissouma*
    DCL, Kane

    Pope > Fabianski would give the following DGW19 team. 9 playing twice with Son & Kane playing Sheffield United. Perhaps not strong enough to BB but GTG?
    Fabianski*
    Alioski*, Coufal*, Stones*, Dias*,
    KdB*, Fernandes*, Son, Soucek*
    Kane, Bamford*
    Sanchez (lee), Bissouma (lee), Taylor* (whu/liv), DCL (avl)

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      DCL aside that bench is awful.

  6. PP6
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Burke FFS why did you have to drop

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Handy for the FH team

    2. Lubic87
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Annoying - only just got that 0.1 back again a few weeks ago, and now its gone again. Surprised there's so much transfer activity with him tbh.

  7. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 17 days ago

    WTF KDB dropped lol. Damn I effed up

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Huge FH fail lol wtf

      1. MikeS
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Lol

  8. FDMS All Starz
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Current bench for dgw19:
    Johnstone - O’Shea - Balbuena - Adams

    Would you:
    A) BB this bench (free)
    B) BB this bench but do - Balbuena to Dias (-4)
    C) just save the BB?

    Rest of team:
    McCarthy
    Alioski - Coufal - Justin
    Salah - Bruno - Kdb - Rashford - Raphina
    Watkins - Bamford

    1. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      C.. it's a weak bench

    2. JBG
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      B.. Balbuena looks like he's lost his spot in the first eleven.

    3. Taegugk Warrior
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      A

    4. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      O'Shea is crap too and balb won't play

  9. DRIZ ✅
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Anyone captained Salah wishing they captained Bruno 🙁

    1. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      (c) son wondering if I should have left on Bruno. More annoying is though I have soucek and coufal on bench

      1. Dr Mulholland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I did the same three things.

        There was logic behind the decisions.

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Nah, I expect Salah to score otherwise I wouldn't have captained him. He could get a brace or more, who knows.

      1. PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Agreed

    3. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Son and deeply regret it

      1. KUN+10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Why?

        1. MikeS
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          Bird in hand worth two in bush

        2. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 17 days ago

          Bruno mega hauled and Son likely to blank

          1. Lignja
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 17 days ago

            1 goal from penalty is mega haul this days or what?

            1. PompeyUpNorth!
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 17 days ago

              Ha ha I was thinking the same

          2. Sanchit
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 17 days ago

            Mega haul? Wtf

          3. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 17 days ago

            How is 10 points a mega haul lol, im happy Bruno only got that. Hoping/expecting for a Son hatti. Zero regrets

    4. PompeyUpNorth!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      No I’m the opposite. I’m glad I captained Salah and changed late on. He could easily get more imo

    5. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I’m on Son and don’t regret it at this stage. He could potentially haul big against Leeds. 10 pts from Bruno isn’t exactly massive. Soucek and Cresswell both got more!

  10. JAYPEE
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Players for BGW18
    Martinez
    Dias
    KDB Son Fernandes Stephens
    DCL Watkins

    Only 7 players as Stephens isn’t getting minutes. Should I FH?

  11. Dr Mulholland
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Actually can the FH be cancelled (before the deadline) after you play it?!

    Not sure if you could do this last year.

    1. S3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I believe so

      1. MikeS
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Wrong

    2. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      No

      1. Dr Mulholland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Cheers

    3. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I don't think so.

    4. Uncle Gamst
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      The rules state "Free Hit chip can be used once a season, is played when confirming your transfers and can't be cancelled after confirmed."

      Can't remember but do you have to confirm the transfers as you make them or can you confirm or cancel at a later stage as long as it's before the GW deadline?

      1. Dr Mulholland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Cheers. Yep so once played and confirmed it cannot be cancelled. Ta.

  12. S3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Target or Konsa

  13. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    After a couple of hours overthinking about my strategy, I decided to go FH18 BB19. Relief is the best word to describe how I feel but I hope no gw18 matches are cancelled

    1. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I bet there will be cancellations over the two weeks

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Risky with cancellations happening

  14. Taegugk Warrior
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    If you buy player on FH, then he rises 0.2, and you sell him before deadline, did you get 0.1 profit...?

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      of course

      1. MikeS
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        No you don't

    2. Stand By Mee
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Same question I did lol

    3. Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Only within the freehit bubble, yes. Your original team isn't affected.

      1. Taegugk Warrior
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Yup... in term of i swap him for other player, to get extra 0.1. Thx

    4. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      You do - but only for this week. See 2nd paragraph from game help ..........

      "After playing your Free Hit chip, at the next deadline your bank balance and squad is restored to as they were at the previous deadline, with any player price changes in the previous gameweek reflected.

      Any change to your bank balance whilst the Free Hit chip was active will be lost."

    5. Uncle Gamst
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      "After playing your Free Hit chip, at the next deadline your bank balance and squad is restored to as they were at the previous deadline, with any player price changes in the previous gameweek reflected.

      Any change to your bank balance whilst the Free Hit chip was active will be lost."

  15. phuang
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Hi there, would appreciate the community to provide feedback on my DGW19 transfer plans and team lineup:

    GK: McCarthy, Martinez
    DEF: Zouma, Stones, Justin, KWP, Dallas
    MID: Salah, Son, Fernandes, Stephens, Raphinha
    FWD: DCL, Bamford, Adams

    Planning to ship out Stephens and DCL, which of the following options would be better?

    Option A: Soucek + Vardy
    Option B: KDB / Sterling + Watkins

    ITB is 5.8 at the moment. Either options would leave Son as the only player with non-DGW.

    Thanks!

    1. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Tough. Probably B. Close though

  16. Stand By Mee
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Can we actually make some TV while on FH by getting double risers?

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      yes

      1. Stand By Mee
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I thought our TV reverted to our original team’s TVas if we didn’t touch it.

        1. MikeS
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          It does, he doesn't know what he's talking about

    2. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      No you lose it back to normal next week

    3. Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      No, your original team will be back exactly as it was, with exactly what you had in the bank earlier.

    4. Taegugk Warrior
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Yes... you get the extra 0.1 for other play you buy in FH. Not affected the original team

  17. HD7
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Maddison fresh owners how are you feeling?
    Grealish got pts but I still feel Maddy can have a purple patch now for the next month or so.

  18. moment
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Yes. But only of FreeHit money. Will disappear when your team resets back. But given we've got 11 days until the deadline, you can make yourself some extra Free Hit pocket money by trading the market.

    1. Stand By Mee
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Got it. Thanks

  19. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    I have 2 frees and sitting pretty in my ML top right now.

    Think I'll have to use a free or two as I'm keeping my chips in my pocket.

    Specifically I think I'll shift Bednarek and maybe get him back later on since their fixtures aren't great even in the double.

    Thoughts? 2ft and 0.1itb

    Martinez
    Robbo Coufal Chilwell
    Salah Son Grealish Mahrez
    Bamford DCL Kane

    Martin Soucek Bednarek Kilman

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Martinez
      Kilman
      Grealish Son Mahrez
      Kane DCL

      That's it for now. Wouldn't mind 8 or 9.

    2. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Maybe Hokey-cokey Salah to KDB and keep a free to get Salah back gw19 maybe for Mahrez losing Kane.

  20. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Anyone tempted to go without spurs on FH?
    Let’s see vs Leeds but don’t fancy the double up myself

    1. olly:)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      definitely won't have the double up, maybe son.

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Fair. I went Kdb to son this week and will (plan to) switch back gw19
        Debating the villa game. Any goal from spurs will hurt rank so do you try and be smart or mitigate by owning at least one

    2. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I have son and Kane and reluctant to sell as Sheffield utd are worst team in league.

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        1 nil Sheffield all over it

        1. MikeS
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          Lol.. Brewster goal

    3. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Kane and Son both in my team, but for FH, nah im losing Kane. So just keeping Son, not likely to be many goals in the Villa game really.
      I dont think Kanes a bad option, but only one required so I went Son, due to cost

  21. Weilong7
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Any news for the city Covid players?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      More interested in the ones who might get it in the next few days.

      1. Bram
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Not beyond Ederson Jesus Walker +2

      2. Dr Mulholland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Ha ha

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Nothing until team sheet

  22. Wally banter
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Suggestions here please
    Leno
    Stones mitchell konsa
    Son bruno grealish
    Kane dcl brewster

    Non playing
    Salah coufal soucek zouma

    Two ft

    1)Zouma to diaz
    2)Salah to kdb
    3)something else, please suggest

  23. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 17 days ago

    I'll show you my FH team for 18, if you show me yours 😛

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 17 days ago

        You have an identical team to me, whats the chances 😀

      2. ads7680
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I actually do have the identical team, down to the same bench players and order, even the 3.9 Casey that almost nobody else has lol. Thinking of changing the GK from Martinez though.

    1. Nimby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Martinez
      Stones Dias Maguire
      Sterling (c) Fernandes (v) Son Neto
      Kane DCL Wilson

      Button Holding Kilman Bissouma

      It's boring and sensible.

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        No interest in KDB?

        1. Nimby
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          I think Sterling could be a useful differential as captain. Might well change my mind if KDB starts showing some form.

      2. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Nice, heres my somehwta punty team for 18.
        DDG
        Saiss - Holgate - Dias
        (S)terling - Son - Zaha - Bruno
        Martial - Laca - Wilson

        Darlow, Saka, Stones, Mitchell

        Good to see you're also capping Sterling, my bench is thicc

        1. OptimusBlack
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          V.Nice

    2. Sterling Malory
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Martinez
      Bellerin Saiss AWB
      KDB Bruno Son Grealish
      Kane Aguero Brewster

      Something like this maybe.

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Im tempted by Kun, but it feels too risky. I guess Jesus is out with Covid? But still, he has been out for so long and with Pep you never know.

    3. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Leno
      Dias Stones AWB Holding
      Sterlo Son Bruno Rashy Grealy
      Kane

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Wilson not taking your fancy?

        1. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          No,don’t fancy any forward apart from Kane..

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 17 days ago

            Yea slim pickings in regards to FWDs this week

      2. fedolefan
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        No KDB in FH? Want to take half a season off Chucky?

  24. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Anyone else gave up from BB in DGW19?

    Have Balbuena and i have to take -8 hit to take KdB or Sterling

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Not 100% given up, but I probably won't.

      I need Taylor to recover and a 4.0 defender to still be available who will play (Struijk?)

      If that doesn't happen, I'll TC19, WC25, BB26.

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Who would you TC? Bamford could be great shout.

        Problem is that in DGW 26 big teams will play twice mainly and it will be harder to get cheaper players for BB

        1. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 17 days ago

          That is a bold shout, good if you're feeling punty. I'll probably stick with Salah, has 2 home fixtures and came through for me last year as TC.

          Not too worried about 26, BB preceded by WC should be easier than now.

  25. Twisted Melon
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Soucek first on bench
    Any chance Wilson or KDB don't start?

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      0%

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Covid Kevin?

  26. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Thoughts on Matty Cash?

    I think he is primed to haul and explode.

    Really looks the part and primed for attacking returns from those crosses and shots.

    Martinez Cash Grealish plans

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Nice to have so many exciting young full backs in the league again!

    2. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I rate Matty Cash very highly. As a Forest fan was sad to see him go but the lad deserves to be playing at least Premier League footy. Was quite a lot of speculation he'd go to a Champions League side like AC Milan.

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        He seems to get better every week.

        My pal is a forest fan and I remember he was gutted when he left

  27. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Thoughts on some FH18 drafts? 0.4 ITB with the first, 0 with changes . Only including Aguero if he seems likely to start ofc

    Darlow
    Cancelo Saiss Holding
    Bruno Son KDB ElGhazi Neto
    Aguero Kane

    Or swap Aguero Neto Holding for Martial Zaha Keane (eg)

  28. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Chelsea likely to keep a CS against a depleted City at Home? Zouma and chilly my differentials....

    1. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Yer I played zouma for that reason, bit annoyed though as coufal on bench got cleanie. Hopefully zouma goal

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Zouma goal badly needed

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      More likely to score than keep a CS.

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Hopefully, would be better if they get back to keeping CS like before..

    3. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 17 days ago

      No

  29. Major League Shocker
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 17 days ago

    So did everyone decide that Cavani is too punty? He is supposed to be back for GW18.

    1. MikeS
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Might punt on him if I do FH. Will asses near the time

  30. RESULT
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Evening all
    Anyone considering playing 2 wildcard to cover bgw and dgw?
    Or not recommend

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      No

    2. Nimby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Nah there's gonna be at least one other dgw so I'll hold for now. Long season.