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The triple-ups I am considering for Blank Gameweek 18 Free Hit squad

Blank Gameweek 18 is just around the corner, and I wanted to use this opportunity to present some picks I feel should be part of your squad if you are opting to use the Free Hit.

At the time of writing, there was a lot of uncertainty looming around Spurs so, for the purpose of this piece I steered clear of the two clubs.

After all, the best way to maximise a Free Hit squad is to base as much as you can on things you are certain about.

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  1. Marcin the Pole
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Anyone punting on Auba?

    1. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      No

    2. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      If you read the article, you will find one 😉

  2. lilmessipran
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Would you FH this lot ? Current players who have a game

    Dias stones lowton mitchell
    kdb bruno son
    Brewster

    1FT 1.2 ITB

    1. JollyGoodYellows
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      On the fence but I'd say save your FH.

    2. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Taking a risk with Mitchell and Lowton and Brewster......I would FH .....

  3. Ibralicious
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Is this FH team gtg pending Sterling fitness confirmation? Cheers!

    Darlow
    Cancelo - Tierney - Dier
    KDB - Sterling - Bruno - Son - Saka
    Kane - Wilson

    (Steer) (Mitchell - Davis - Douglas)

    1. kime67
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      dubravka could play

  4. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    If game between Soton and Leeds is potponed would you still play your BB?

    1. Marcin the Pole
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Probably not.

    2. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Probably but not expecting much. On wildcard atm

  5. kime67
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Why do i see so many teams without Wilson?

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      People going for Laca and Kane

  6. Bruno Commando
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    First to 3 wins!

    A) Cancelo + Laca (3-4-3)
    B) Fernandez + Rashford (3-5-2)

    Leno
    AWB Dias
    Bruno KDB Saka Son
    Kane Wilson

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      A

    2. Aaa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      A

    3. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      A

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      A to seal it.

  7. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    RMFHT? ¦ Lloris
    Cancelo Dias Tierney Shaw
    KdB Auba Fernandes Son
    Wilson Richarlison
    ¦ ESR Brewster Mitchell

    1. Marcin the Pole
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Thought about Richarlison but not sure I'm keen. Like the midfield though, and defence good too.

  8. Aaa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    How’s this FH team looking?

    DDG
    Cancelo/Tierney/Aurier
    KDB/Fernandes/Son/Fidel/Saka
    Kane(c)/Lacazette
    (4.0/Clark/Brewster/3.9)

    1. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Not sure Fidel's up to 90 minutes these days.

      1. Yes Ndidi
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Apart from that, it's similar to the way I'm heading. Just Zaha and Neves as 4th & 5th mids.

  9. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Early WC draft
    DDG* Meslier
    Dias* - Cancelo* - WanB* - Dallas - Coufal
    Bruno* - KDB* - Son* - Raphina - Smith Rowe*
    Kane* - Bamford - Wilson*

    * GW 18 players
    Plan is to have 10 players for 18
    Next GW
    Kane + Son to Ings + Salah and Bench Boost.

    Please give your suggestions.

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I'd go 2 Leeds players just in case of the game being off in GW19 and that also gives you another starter in GW18. Raphinha > Neto (he has WBA in GW19 so that's nice)

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        ok thanks. But for that i have to degrade Cancelo to Stones though. What are your thoughts on the rest of the wildcard?

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Cancelo to Stones worth the other upgrade imho

          1. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            yes thats what i think

      2. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        or Raphina to Soucek?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Raph > Soucek is good too.

  10. willevete
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    In DRAFT.
    I got offered KDB for my Son. Thinking of taking it.

    KDB has one more game to play then Son aswell.

    1. ResultatFar
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      What a steal, take it!

  11. arkom
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Lloris
    Stones / Cancelo / AWB / Tierney
    KDB / Bruno / Rashford / Son / Saka
    Kane (c)

    Subs: Bellerin / Fodder / Fodder

    Good to go?

  12. birdosworld
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Think I manged to get a strong FH line up including bench to cover any changes after the deadline (apart from GK)

    Ramsdale
    Tierney, cancelo, Shaw
    KdB, Bruno, Son, Saka
    Laca, Kane, Wilson

    Bench: Gundo, Sais, Kilman

    Any changes to the starting 11?

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Cheaper bench and a better GK I'd say. Ramsdale is a bit of a stinker.

      1. BobbyDoesNotLook
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        This and Kilman to Mitchell.

    2. ivantys
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Bench is not needed for FH, it's not a WC, just go all out.

    3. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Has the rearranged fixture changed your captaincy plans? I still think De Bruyne is the standout pick but Son/Kane is kinda tempting.

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        On Kane currently

        1. Hot Toddy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Switched from?

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Considered it but I consider Brighton the worst of the three teams defensively and watching KDB indicates to me that he's playing at an outstanding level right now, so he'll be my captain.

        1. Hot Toddy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I tend to agree. A couple of assists and a pen hopefully.

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      What’s going on with this Leeds Southampton fixture?

      1. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I'm guessing nothing in the short term mate. The PL would have used this morning announcement if they were going to change anything for 18

      2. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Just Ben Crellin things

    5. Alisson WondHaaland
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      United fans, what do you think of Rashford? The few United games I've watched he seemed isolated on the wing and certainly didnt justify his 9.6m fpl price tag.

      His xG is decent but Im not really convinced that he'll score highly

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Has returned in every away game this season and has 4 seats games in his next 4 GWs

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          *seats = away

    6. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Wilson flagged in Fffix - muscular tightness?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Pictures training today

    7. jg7u
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Which combo you prefer on a free hit?
      A) Saka, Holding, Ramsdale
      B) Smith Rowe, Dier, Leno

      Thanks!

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        B

      2. House Frey Wedding Planner
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        B

    8. Jimjam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Last couple of spots in FH team:

      (A) Gundogan & Wan-Bissaka
      (B) Smith- Rowe & Cancelo

      Currently on B

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        B

      2. House Frey Wedding Planner
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        B

    9. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Best option out of these on FH?

      A) Lloris, Tierney, Maguire, Saka & Rashford
      B) DDG, Tierney, Rowe, Laca & Martial
      C) DDG, Holding, Saka, Laca & Martial

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        B

      2. cheese XL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        A

    10. RedWolf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      One week punt - Auba or Bruno?

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Bruno, not a punt though

      2. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Even if you get x2 points for Auba I would get Bruno.

    11. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Waiting for Pep presser to find out, nothing...

    12. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Darlow -> Leno for FH drafts in the midst of rumors that Dubravka might start?

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yes.

      2. Alisson WondHaaland
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Looks like it. I really cant see Darlow being dropped but Leno is a good option too

    13. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Was planning to carry 11 players into gw18 now I'm down to 8.

      Holding Mitchell Cancelo Dias
      Son Bruno KDB
      Kane

      Subs - Martinez, Peacock-Farrell, KWP, Grealish, CJones, DCL, Bamford

      Have 1 FT and 1.1 itb.

      Did want to carry this over as I could make 2-3 changes for dgw19. Now my team looks a bit light and feel I need to make the change now.

      Would prefer to bring in a player that I'd play for gw18 and gw19. Should I:

      A - KWP to AWB
      B - DCL to Laca
      C - other
      D - hold my transfer and go with 8 players

      Cheers

    14. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 16 days ago

      https://twitter.com/BenCrellin/status/1348702522769362947

      If my maths is correct then there's approximately a 60% chance that Leeds vs Southampton won't need be removed from DGW19 - Crellin

      40% chance of it being removed is a dangerously high amount

      1. ivantys
          1 month, 16 days ago

          It's 5/31 + 5/15 assuming all those 5 teams win and not draw each other, so that's 49% max.

      2. RedJive79
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Slight change to last team posted. How's this FH team looking now??

        Darlow
        Cancelo / Tierney / Lascelles
        Saka / KDB / Son (c) / Rashford/ Bruno
        Kane / Lacazette

        Bench is all fodder.

      3. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        What should I do? Willing to take a hit to field 8 this week, 1FT 0.1itb, strujik balbuena to Mitchell Clark -4?

        Stones holding
        Kdb Bruno son
        Kane

        Martinez Forster kwp balbuena strujik salah soucek bamford davis

      4. Jurgener kopit
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Can someone kindly run the rule over this team for gw18.
        LENO
        TIERNEY/DIER/STONES/LINDELOF
        SON/RASHFORD/KDB/SAHA/FERNANDES
        KANE
        SUB:BREWSTER
        TYVM

      5. Jordan.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        first time on for a week ,looks like absolute chaos,not done anything and wont be now,2 f/t gw20 not changing anything 6 in gw18,10 in gw19 ,see where we are after that ,what an absolute shambles,leave it with you...

        1. Jordan.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          and bottomed as well ,just lol

      6. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Is DDG even sure to start?

        1. Totalfootball
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Why , what happened ?

      7. Ronnies
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        4.4.2 - Free Hit team;

        DDG
        Cancelo, Dias, Tierney, Dier
        KDB, Bruno, Son, Saka
        Kane, Lacazette

        Forster, Brewster, Mitchell, Hendrick

        0.1m ITB
        Thoughts?
        Thanks.