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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. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Hi

    Your help would be appreciated please

    Please fill the final two gaps of my FH team (DF/MF) up to 10m

    Darlow Areola

    Stones Maguire Saiss Mitchell xxxxxxx

    KDB Bruno Son ESR xxxxxxx

    Kane Lacazette Wood

    Any ideas would be welcomed

    1. Jon Snow
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Could go Spurs defender and Foden/Gundogan?

      1. Jon Snow
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        my bad my maths sucks, although if its FH you don't need all that money on the bench. So fodder mid and Spurs Def, or fodder def and Foden/Gundogan

    2. ivantys
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Douglas+foden/Neto

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Worth the 0.8 for Cancelo over stones?

      Already own Dias

      1. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        yes

      2. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        This week, yes.

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 1 day ago

          On wc, so moving forward as well

      3. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        I'd go Cancelo and Stones.

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Which 2 on wc?

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Probably still Cancelo - Stones.

      4. doher.ty
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Stone the most likely to start against Brighton. Cancelo is likely the better long term pick.

        • jayzico
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I've got both. Would rather have Dias than stones but need the cash for Kane

      5. SomeoneKnows
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Is it time to get rid of DCL? If so then who ia the best replacement?

        A) Lacazette
        B) Wilson
        C) Martial
        D) Other suggestions

        1. Original Pirate Material
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          It was 3-4 weeks ago.

          FH only? Laca.

          1. SomeoneKnows
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Not free hit, permanent transfer

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

          Antonio for gw 😉

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

            Gw19

      6. Crunchie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        A bit light in defence.

        First FH go.

        DDG (Forster)
        Dier, Saiss, Stones (Mitchell, Kilman)
        KDB, Bruno, Son, Rashford, Saka
        Kane, Laca (Davis)

        Will probably upgrade defence.

        1. Nolberto Solano
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I am also trying to make that front 7 fit. Maybe downgrade Saka to Smith-Rowe, then upgrade the DEF?

          1. Crunchie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Yeah in my thoughts, thanks. Saka against Mitchell/Eze , as a Palace fan Schlupp would have started this one I think

        2. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Ditch Laca, he has a low ceiling anyway

          1. doher.ty
              3 months, 1 day ago

              4 goals in 3 gws (2 starts) doesn't seem that low to me. 2 more than Rash during that time.

        3. Sterling Malory
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          5 big hitters too many?

          Darlow
          Saiss Lindelof Stones
          KDB Son Bruno Sterling ESR
          Kane Wilson

          Fodder Brewster Mitchell Bernardo

          1. Crunchie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Nice if Serling starts

          2. ivantys
              3 months, 1 day ago

              Yeah I would try to upgrade ESR to Saka at least.

              1. doher.ty
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Doesn't have the $$$ - would need to downgrade a defender or two to get enough to make that move.

                  1. ivantys
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Saiss to Holding, Brewster to Davis should be enough and maybe Mitchell to Douglas. The benched players are getting like 1-2 points anyway not needed.

                  2. Sterling Malory
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    I think ESR will match Saka points

                    1. ivantys
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        I prefer to go safe, the bench isn't needed. ESR might not start.

                • Nolberto Solano
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Rate My FH Team:

                  Leno

                  Cancelo - Stones - Dier

                  KdB - Bruno - Son - Rash - Smith Rowe

                  Kane- Laca

                  Bench: FODDER

                • Andre_The_Giant
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Anyone taking a punt on Foden?

                  1. Original Pirate Material
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Good FH option.

                  2. Releasebreaks
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    no.. he is pep-roulette

                  3. Marcin the Pole
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Thought about it but too worried about gametime. Saka/Neto are preferred.

                • Cancelo Culture
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Current FH

                  Darlow
                  Cancelo Stones Tierney Dier
                  KDB Fernandes Son ****
                  Kane Wilson ****

                  Last spot?
                  A) Rashford (4-4-2)
                  B) Lacazette (4-3-3)

                  1. Jon Snow
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    I like Rashford, got a solid away record

                    1. Cancelo Culture
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      I’m an Arsenal fan so i’ve watched Laca frustrate too many times but he’s in a decent enough run for a one week punt. Maybe I should just go with my gut and get Rash.

                  2. BobbyDoesNotLook
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Same question here. Really difficult since both Burnley and Palace can give great defensive performances.

                    1. Cancelo Culture
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Yep. This season has been so unpredictable it’s just guessing at this point.

                • BobbyDoesNotLook
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Is it relatively safe to finally activate the fh?

                  1. Original Pirate Material
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Never.

                    1. BobbyDoesNotLook
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Relatively 😉 I guess it is now as good as it gets since we got the wanted Spurs & Villa news.

                      1. Original Pirate Material
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        🙂 go for it pal.

                • Pukkipartyy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Are freehit tranfers included in example KDBs tranfers ins?

                  Wondering what is going to happen for hes price when FH teams resets for gw19.

                  1. ivantys
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Not counted, ESR had 5.1% transfers in and his ownership atill at 2

                  2. Jon Snow
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Thoughts on this FH? Got exact funds so will have to move before tonight

                    De Gea
                    Dias, Stones, Tierney, Dier
                    Bruno, Rashford, KdB, Son, Saka
                    Kane

                    4.0, Mitchell, fodder, fodder

                    1. Corona is not good 4 U
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Lacazette can hurt you.

                        1. Jon Snow
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Unfortunately can't fit him in unless I drop Kane or the midfield. Hoping Tierney and Saka are good enough cover

                        2. doher.ty
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Like most FH here it's Rash or Laca - it's a 50/50 imo just banking on both or the one you have to perform.

                      • Corona is not good 4 U
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Is this FH team good to go?

                          Lloris (Walton)
                          Stones, Dias, Wan-Bissaka (Kilman) (Mitchell)
                          De Bruyne, Fernandes, Son, Saka (Burke)
                          Kane, Lacazette, Wilson

                          Thank you!

                          1. Jon Snow
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            I like it, g2g

                        • Alisson WondHaaland
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          If you were to punt on 1 City attacker other than kDB, who do you think is the most nailed?

                          A) Foden
                          B) Gundogan
                          C) Torres
                          D) Mahrez
                          E) Silva
                          F) Jesus
                          G) Aguero
                          H) Sterling

                          1. Original Pirate Material
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            H

                          2. jayjay2411
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Jesus as Kun is defo out, but you can't deny Gundogans value

                            1. Alisson WondHaaland
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              For sure

                            2. jayjay2411
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              He's self isolating

                          3. Lazaretti
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            H but he might be injured

                          4. lilmessipran
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            H

                          5. Nolberto Solano
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            B - full rest at the weekend and scored 3 in last 4 league games

                          6. jomikijiq
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Jesus easily

                          7. aleksaa2
                            • 4 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Wait for the press conference tomorrow. I really think Sterling is g2g, and Pep's words "not fit enough" for FA Cup and Birmingham is just don't give a damn about it.

                            1. Alisson WondHaaland
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              I see. 11.4 is a bit of a stretch tho tbh

                          8. Jon Walter's Hatty
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Says it all that the list is that long

                          9. Pukki Party
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            H

                        • jayjay2411
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          I'm struggling to decide whether I go 3-5-2 or 3-4-3 on a FH,
                          Majority of my team is set but would you guys go either;

                          A) Wilson, Stones
                          B) Neto, Cancelo

                          Please help

                          1. Bucket Man
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            A for me. Everton will keep it tight v Wolves

                            1. jayjay2411
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Thankyou, I know that's the sensible option just bugging me 3 of Everton back 4 & Gomes played 120 mins at weekend, but I think I'm just overthinking it, will probably go Wilson & Stones

                              1. Bucket Man
                                • 2 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                Probably are. Best of luck.

                        • wildnothing
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Would you FH this team?

                          Cancelo Taylor* Holding
                          Fernandes KDB

                          *Taylor might be injured

                          Martinez
                          Macey
                          Alioski
                          Coufal
                          Grealish
                          Soucek
                          Salah
                          Vardy
                          Bamford
                          Adams

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

                            FH for sure... 😀

                          2. Releasebreaks
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            yes do it

                        • Bucket Man
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Worth a -4 to get to this. Save the FH

                          Cancelo, Saiss, Holding
                          Bruno, Son, Saka
                          Kane, Brewster

                          1. Bluejays and Horseplay
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Risky taking a hits to put out a team of just 8 players, likely 7 starters (Brewster far from certain to, even less to return). Also 6 of those only play once in DGW19.

                        • Bluejays and Horseplay
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Thoughts on these two combos in FH please:
                          1. Tierney and Foden (double Arsenal defence, double City attack) OR
                          2. Dias and Saka (double Man City defence double Arsenal attack)

                          *FYI Maguire is probably third defender, with Leno/Darlow in goal.

                          1. Bucket Man
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            2. Foden rotation risk.

                            1. Bluejays and Horseplay
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Agree it's definitely risky. I'm leaning towards 2.

                          2. jayjay2411
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Not interested in Gundogan?

                            1. Bluejays and Horseplay
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Considered it, but only slightly less rotation risk than Foden and I think he or Saka have higher ceiling as one-week punts.

                        • Jack Burton
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Raphina to saka minus 4 was gonna keep for double game week no with news of possible postponement is it worth getting shot of him thanks in advance

                        • King Kohli
                          • 8 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Any news on Anguissa?

                          He was not in Fulhams FA cup squad too

                        • Original - Wolves Ay We
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Safe enough to activate the Free Chip tonight?

                        • baines is god
                          • 9 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Cavani for this gameweek?

                          1. Marcin the Pole
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Surely won't play ahead of Martial?

                            1. The Train Driver
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Why wouldn't he? Been much better than Martial in that role.

                        • Lindelol
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day 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.

                          Yes or No???
                          Please give your suggestions.

                          1. Lindelol
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            No meslier though. Fodder GK instead

                        • BW25
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Loris
                            Mari Kilman Cancelo
                            KDB Son Fernandes Saka
                            Kane

                            Enough for GW18?

                            1. Bucket Man
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Definetly for me. I’m debating a -4 for 8 with Brewster and no KDB

                            2. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                              • 8 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Yeah . Kilman might not start though.

                            3. BW25
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                That is taking a hit.

                            4. Alisson WondHaaland
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              My team value is a bit low so have to sacrifice somewhere

                              Best Free hit option?

                              A) Leno, Holding, Stones, Rashford
                              B) DDG, Tierney, Cancelo, Zaha

                              1. Bucket Man
                                • 2 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                A

                            5. mr messi
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              How’s this

                              Leno
                              Stones Cancelo Saïss (Michell fodder)
                              KDB Rashford Son Bruno Smith Rowe
                              Kane Lacca (Brewster)

                              Have exact money so would need to do this tonight.

                              1. Marcin the Pole
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                V template but solid.

                            6. S.Kuqi
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Not much cheap options for bb19 team if Leeds-Southampton is moved to another gw

                              1. Lindelol
                                • 2 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                is this a possibility?

                              2. HaveYassineChikhaoui
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  Will completely change the outlook on DGW19, went from potentially having 15 to now 10/11 depending on injuries/positive tests of Covid etc. Not worth bench boosting unless you have 13DGW+ (or v good SGW options).

                              3. FFFoxy
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                A) Laca
                                B) Martial

                                1. Miguel Sanchez
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  B

                              4. Miguel Sanchez
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                Who to partner with Stones on WC:

                                A) Dias
                                B) Cancelo

                                1. jimmy.floyd
                                  • 4 Years
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  B

                              5. MoSalad
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                WC Draft for 18 this is about as far as I got:

                                Areola (Johnstone)
                                Tierney, Cancelo, Stones, AWB (Coufal)
                                KDB, Fernandes, Rashford, ESR (Salah)
                                BDR, Wilson (BamBam)

                                Then for 19 I'll do Tierney to Cresswell and Wilson to Antonio and most likely still BB with at least 14 DGWs and maybe 13 if Leeds game does end up getting moved.

                                Thoughts please?

                              6. FFFoxy
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                A) Foden
                                B) C.Wilson?

                                1. Pad Randa (The OG)
                                  • 9 Years
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  Wilson, for me, though I did consider Foden for a minute.

                                2. Miguel Sanchez
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  B

                                3. Camzy
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  A but I know it's unpopular.

                                4. kime67
                                  • 3 Years
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  wilson

                                5. Ibralicious
                                  • 6 Years
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  Depends, are you maverick or are you rational?