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What impact can Amad Diallo have as an FPL asset at Manchester United?

Teenage sensation Amad Diallo is finally joining up with Manchester United after agreeing a £40million move in the summer.

After spending all season hoping Borussia Dortmund would lower their asking price for Jadon Sancho, Diallo was one of four players brought in by the Red Devils towards the end of the transfer window.

But anyone thinking of Diallo as a panic buy or a runner’s up prize to the England international could be in for a rude awakening.

The 18-year-old winger has been described by some as a “generational talent” and one of the best players in the world at his age.

He made such an impression at Atlanta in the first half of the season that boss Gian Piero Gasperini was eager to keep him for longer, only for Man United to insist on the move.

This would lead you to believe Diallo will feature straight away in the Man United first-team, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is so far keeping his cards close to his chest.

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“I’ve seen there’s been lots of expectations on Amad and rightly so, an exciting player with fantastic attributes we look forward to developing. It’s important we give him that time to settle in, if it’s in the under-23s or if he looks ready to go into the first team, I don’t know yet.”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Prodigy

Not much data exists for us to be able to read much into Diallo’s game, having played just under an hour of senior team football in two appearances.

But already in this time, the youngster got himself onto the scoresheet in Atalanta’s 7-1 demolition of Udinese, cutting in from the right to score with his left foot.

Footage shared widely on social media shows Diallo loves to get the ball on the right hand side before dribbling inside and taking on the full-back.

As for his playing style, former teammates at Atalanta have gone as far as to describe him in the same breath as Lionel Messi.

“He plays like Messi. There are defenders in the first team that sometimes cannot stop him. To stop him in training we have to kick him.”

Papu Gomez

In a piece on The Athletic, Wyscout determine Diallo’s key attributes as excellent close control, a low centre of gravity and lightning quick acceleration.

And far from a one-trick-pony, special mention is given to his ability to go on the outside of the full-back and cross the ball well with his right foot.

According to Wyscout figures, Diallo has attempted 9.01 dribbles per 90 minutes, which is a high amount even for a winger.

The wonderkid is also not fouled very often, showing a hidden strength despite his diminutive appearance and a preference for riding tackles.

All of the above persuaded Solskjaer to part with a large amount for a player relatively untested at senior level, watching him personally in the UEFA Youth League where he terrorised Manchester City.

“We have followed Amad for a number of years and having watched him myself, I believe he is one of the most exciting young prospects in the game. Manchester United has a proud history of developing young players and everything is in place to enable Amad to reach his potential here. It will take him time to adapt but his speed, vision and fantastic dribbling ability will stand him in good stead to make the transition. He is a player with all of the raw attributes that are needed to be an important player for Manchester United in the years to come.”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Prospects

Judging by Ole’s words above, it sounds like Diallo is going to be eased in this season, rather than jumping straight in to the first team set-up.

It may be worth noting another promising winger, Facundo Pellistri (£5.2m), signed in the summer, has yet to feature in the Premier League and has mainly been playing at an Under-23 level.

However, should Diallo impress in training and at the lower levels, the Red Devils’ struggles on the right hand side of their attack may force Solskjaer’s hand in introducing Diallo early.

Mason Greenwood (£7.1m) has struggled to replicate the form he showed last season on the right, and his game suggests he is more suited to a role through the middle.

Greenwood below-par and

Marcus Rashford (£9.6m), Dan James (£6.2m) and Juan Mata (£5.8m) have also been trialled with limited success down United’s right-hand side, with Ole even opting to ditch winger completely in some games and move to a midfield diamond.

But the diamond does not look like it will be a long-term solution, with Solskjaer stating on numerous occasions about how he wants his sides to play with pace and width.

And United hit a purple patch of form with Greenwood in the side last season, allowing him and Rashford to cut inside from wide and Anthony Martial (£8.8m) to play through the middle.

Diallo’s game looks like it suits this system perfectly and he could find himself gaining minutes sooner rather than later and in one of the league’s most potent attacks.

Value

Assuming Diallo comes in around the same value as Pellistri, this puts him in direct competition with a budget enablers such as Tomas Soucek (£5.2m) at West Ham and Raphinha (5.5m) of Leeds.

Without more to go on, it’s difficult to make a case to add Diallo to our teams until we get an idea of how Ole is going to incorporate him.

But should Diallo hit the ground running, he may ironically turn into last season’s Mason Greenwood, the man he is tipped to replace on the right-wing.

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1,381 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 days, 10 hours ago

    Play up something

    1. Must.Go.Faster.
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Gonna take a super wild guess here and go with, what is Pompey?

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Still no idea why people write it.

        2. Deulofail
          • 4 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          The answer was....

          What does a moody horse do?

    2. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Son to KDB for the double worth a -4?

      1. JustSomeGuy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Given the extra game, it may even be worth looking at it as a -2.

        but either way, yes, for sure.

      2. mcsteely
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        I would like to think so. Same question, is Son to Salah worth a hit?

      3. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Wait and see what happens with Villa. Would imagine the City game will be fine but if that's in any doubt then I'd keep son

      4. More Cowbell
        • 11 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Yes for me even as a one week punt, but City's fixtures look much nicer for a few weeks. You should recover the investment easily

    3. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      I have the exact money:
      Son > Salah for a hit.

      Yay or nay?

      1. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Like my above post, I think it’s worth it

    4. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      What are the chances of these games going ahead?

      1. Leeds vs Soton
      2. Villa vs Everton

      1. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Impossible to put % on them, 1. depends on Shrewsbury returning negative tests in time. 2. Is in the leagues hands, villa have submitted a postponement request due to their training ground only being able to open on Saturday meaning no time to prepare

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Hopefully we’ll know more come Friday, Saturday morning

      3. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Cheers both

      4. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Medium/small
        70/40

      5. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        All these are of course my opinion...

        1. 40%. Now that Shrewsbury have their training ground opened, I think this game will be played next week and the Lee - Sou game gets moved. It has to be next week or else Shrewsbury forfeit because it will cause a huge backlog otherwise.

        2. 20%. Villa not being able to reopen their training ground is a big problem. Now that Villa are out of the cup there are free midweeks for this game to go. I think it's most likely to be postponed and they'll try to reopen the ground on Saturday in time for the City match.

      6. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        20%

        5%

    5. Tshelby
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      DCL to? Have Bamford and Adams and no extra money..

      1. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Antonio

        1. Tshelby
          • 6 Years
          4 days, 10 hours ago

          Not Wilson? Already have Soucek

          1. JBG
            • 2 Years
            4 days, 10 hours ago

            Newcastle are horrible, you will depend on pens from Wilson.

          2. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 days, 10 hours ago

            Ewww

          3. jomikijiq
            • 5 Years
            4 days, 10 hours ago

            They are not even close

            ars vs BUR & WBA

          4. Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            I have Wilson and looking to switch for Antonio

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Possibly Antonio.

        1. Tshelby
          • 6 Years
          4 days, 10 hours ago

          Cheers Antonio it is!

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 days, 10 hours ago

            But it’s a wait and see just now.

            1. Tshelby
              • 6 Years
              4 days, 10 hours ago

              Than I'm holding my horses for now

              😉

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                4 days, 9 hours ago

                Me too, around the balls.

                1. Tshelby
                  • 6 Years
                  4 days, 9 hours ago

                  Classic Rupert!

      3. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        I was all set for Rodrigo on the bench boost but if the doubles don’t go ahead l’ll reconsider.

        Haven’t ruled out going down to fodder to move the cash around my team

        1. Tshelby
          • 6 Years
          4 days, 10 hours ago

          What are your other strikers?

          1. dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 10 hours ago

            Same as you, bamford and Adams

            1. Tshelby
              • 6 Years
              4 days, 10 hours ago

              Feel like there is missing a premium striker doesn't feel right..

    6. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Need Kane (c) & Foden to go ballistic tonight, everyone can get RCs for all I care 😆

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        What you laughing at?

        1. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 days, 10 hours ago

          Hopefully KdB, Son & Lacazette RCs, all of whom I have 😉

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            This feels kind of kinky.

        2. Rochdale_Cowboy
          • 3 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Himself

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            No wonder

      2. Silecro
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        As long as Raheem and Gundo also go ballistic

      3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        So you did go ahead with Foden. Dropped Wilson I hope.

    7. Paulie Walnuts
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Antonio or Wilson for the double?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        I’m just waiting really.

      2. mcsteely
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Antonio

      3. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Antonio ofc...

      4. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Screw Wilson. Newcastle are horrible.

      5. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Antonio

    8. More Cowbell
      • 11 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Playing catch-up here fellas. Did I see that some of the GW19 fixtures are in jeapordy? Could someone enlighten me please?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Yes they are. Main assets to be concerned with are Leeds, some people have Southampton players, but that’s their own fault.

        1. More Cowbell
          • 11 Years
          4 days, 10 hours ago

          Doh! 2 x Leeds and 2 x Sou in my squad currently!

          Cheers for the heads-up

      2. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Yes the Villa Everton might be off this weekend as Villa not back in training. Southampton need to play postponed FA cup tie which might happen in midweek meaning Leeds vs Saints would be moved so they wouldn't have a double

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 days, 10 hours ago

          Ah, thanks.

    9. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Is Wood to Antonio for -4 worth it?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Not sure yet

      2. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        After watching Burnley yesterday I'd say so. West Ham have very nice double as well

    10. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Who was the last ‘generational talent’ in the PL?

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Rhian Brewster

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          4 days, 10 hours ago

          Sorry I meant Wayne Rooney

      2. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Ronaldo?

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Fun fact - Rashford has more league & champions league goals than Ronaldo had at the equivalent age, in less games too

          1. StayoutheSpiceZone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            Actual fact: Ronaldo has gone on to be arguably in the top three footballers ever. Rashford will go on to be a better politician than footballer.

            1. Dr Van Nostrand
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              4 days, 9 hours ago

              He's not ahead of Pele Maradona and Messi so 4th maybe

            2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              4 days, 5 hours ago

              That statement is neither interesting, informative, or even technical fact though ("arguably" disqualifies the first half, the second half is speculative),

              In the sense that it's not exactly a well kept secret that Ronaldo was quite good at the old football after he got his initial terrible few years out of the way...

              Whereas I'd wager very few knew how well our very own Marcus Bacon Rashers actually compares to The Great One on the (objective) metrics of age, goals and games - hence both fun and fact 😉

          2. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            Took Ronaldo a surprisingly long time to score his first CL goal iirc.

      3. PogBruno
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Greenwood

      4. Gravless are for Kinnear
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Jordan Ibe

      5. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Peter crouch

      6. Brehmeren
        • 10 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Has to be Lingard

        1. jason_ni
          • 5 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          just wait till he is in his prime, so much potential for a young player jesse.

      7. Invincibles
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Rashford, Foden if he actually started every week.

      8. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        bebe?

    11. TheCurseOfRaheem
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Genuinely was so excited to have Dallas, Raph and Bam for the two home games. Have had 10 players lost to postponements now but this one really is gutting!

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 10 hours ago

        Is it confirmed?

        1. TheCurseOfRaheem
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Looking increasingly likely now that Shrewsbury back training again. Expecting the worst now - bloody Crouchy!

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            Ah hell. My main mistake was getting Meslier on wild card. I knew there was a risk so that’s a genuine mistake from me.

            1. TheCurseOfRaheem
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              4 days, 9 hours ago

              Wouldn't be too hard on yourself - even after the draw was made, there was still a 60% probability the game would go ahead in DGW19. Some serious bad luck flying around this year.

      2. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        It's just bad luck and some are getting a lot more of it than others. Dunno if I've mitigated some of the factors by not tripling up on any team and I never for one second considered bench boosting in this upcoming double due to the covid situation (altho that was more to do with individual players missing out rather than entire fixtures being postponed).

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          My bad luck this year has been sorcerous.

        2. TheCurseOfRaheem
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Yeah, perhaps reckless from me to use my last FTs before the FH on Leeds (really liked the upside!) but the odds of it all falling this way with the cup has been rotten luck, it's true.

          Not using BB either but have all 3 in my first 11 alongside Martinez in goal so my DGW doesn't look so fun anymore which is a shame.

      3. PogBruno
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Would be perfect for me as I have got no Leeds

      4. Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Opposite for me - WC'ed for BGW18 under the assuption that Leeds/Southmapton would be canclede, so big opportunity lost if it goes ahead after all

    12. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      4 days, 10 hours ago

      Thoughts on this for a -4 this week?

      Johnstone
      TAA Coufal Justin Maguire Dias
      KDB Salah Bruno Soucek
      Vardy
      Meslier Bamford Brewster Raphinha

      This Leeds game move as really messed all my.plans up!

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        you using BB and what are the transfers?

      2. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Interesting formation. I think that should do well.

        I'm also Looking at getting Johnstone in for the DGW so I can bench Martinez.

        GL

    13. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Any suggestions for this team folks? Dump vardy for kdb for a hit? 1ft, 0.9m itb.

      Martinez
      Robbo zouma coufal Dallas
      Salah bruno son soucek
      Vardy bamford

      Forster Saka DCL TAYLOR

      1. JabariParkersEyelid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        I have this option, same in the bank. I'm looking at losing Robbo or Grealish instead, Vardy has great fixtures after the double too.

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Might have to lose son in that case. Need some city attack for the double. Cheers mate.

          1. Invincibles
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            Get Gundogan in for Saka. Drop Maguire.

            1. Disturbed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              4 days, 9 hours ago

              Don’t own Maguire mate

              1. Invincibles
                • 6 Years
                4 days, 9 hours ago

                Haha sorry, drop dallas.

      2. Releasebreaks
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Can you do DCL to fodder, then Saka or Soucek to KDB ?
        I wouldnt dump Vardy for gw19 tbf

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 days, 18 hours ago

          Nah, not enough funds for those moves. Cheers

      3. Azurri
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 8 hours ago

        Similar team to you. I am going Robbo to Cancelo and Son to KDB

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 days, 18 hours ago

          Great shout. Unfortunately 0.1m short of making that move. Maybe stones instead of cancelo ?

          1. Azurri
            • 2 Years
            3 days, 11 hours ago

            Yep. Stones or Dias will do.

    14. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      I am so frustrated.The plan was to use BB in dgw19 but with the injuries and the news on Lee-Soueveything's changed.

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        It is very frustrating but if you still have WC then there will be better opportunities to use it I think

    15. Public user
      • 10 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Chance of gw19 manc vs villa postpone ?

      1. JabariParkersEyelid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Would say very slim.

      2. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Small I think
        The training ground can only be opened on Saturday, which is the reason for Everton postponement

    16. JabariParkersEyelid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      If you bought Grealish at 7.0 is it worth holding on for the impending fixture crunch?

      Would mean sacrificing Robbo to cancelo/cresswell in order to bring in KDB this week instead of Grealish to a middling 6.0 or less option.

      1. F_Ivanovic
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        imo yes i'm keeping anyway

        1. JabariParkersEyelid
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Would you make the switch I've stated? Like the look of Cresswell this week.

      2. popey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Robbo to Cancelo is possibly an upgrade in itself

    17. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Who is everyone fearing tonight? I'm the only player in the top 15 or so of my ML that doesn't have Son for this week (almost everyone else FH) I'm instead relying on the likes of Zaha and Smith Rowe tomorrow whilst having Holding and Mitchell too at the back..

      1. JabariParkersEyelid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Not fearing anyone tonight. Lacazette and Saka tomorrow however are worrying.

        1. TheCurseOfRaheem
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Very worried about those two aswell.

      2. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Noone really. Maybe a Dias or Stones goal (which I might have a flutter on as Brighton can't defend set pieces). Own Son, Kane, KDB and Cancelo. If Cancelo missed out I'll be a bit miffed as there's no way Brighton are scoring.

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        My Dad. He’s out on a work do today and they’re having Champagne and caviar at lunch. Caviar always makes him horny.

        1. Gnu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 days, 8 hours ago

          Is he a politician?
          They pay no heed to the Covid restrictions either.

          1. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
            • 9 Years
            4 days, 8 hours ago

            Some of them have probably fiddled with their kids too, thus the concern if he’s horny 🙂

      4. popey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        No-one to fear but lots of excitement for Sterling captain punt as noone else in my ML owns him/got him on FH

    18. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Dangerous close (2m) exposure to the virus, wearing face mask & face shield is considered around 15mins.

      Have they considered making the games 14mins long with full PPE?

      1. Hot Toddy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Wouldnt be enough plastic to go around after making Maguire's face shield.

        1. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          😮 😛

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Can’t believe how much he looks like an angry bird.

          1. Hot Toddy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            😆

        3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Hahaha!

    19. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Stones Dallas Holding Mitchell xxx

      Best def upto 4.8m?

      1. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Coufal

      2. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Coufal

      3. Gunner Boy
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Coufal

      4. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Thanks all

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          That rhymed!

    20. jason_ni
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Lets say we avoid any covid postponements - would you consider BB on this?

      Martinez - DDG*
      Cancelo* - Dias* - AWB* - Zouma* - Dier
      Kdb* - Son - Bruno F* - Soucek* - Saka
      Kane - Antonio* - Bamford

      Mostly doubles, aside from Spurs and Bamford plum sgl fixture.

      1. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        yes

      2. Invincibles
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Yes.

      3. popey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        absolutely

    21. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Why are people considering WC19? Don't see the point of it at all.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Why not?

      2. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Depends on team I guess. I've built a team ready for the DGW so don't need to.

        Others may have built theirs for the blank GW and are using WC to get DGW players..

    22. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Any forwards worth considering under 5.9m for the dgw?

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Rodrigo if Leeds game is on

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Think that’s the only decent option in that budget. Really hoping the game is on. Cheers.

    23. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
      • 9 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Beware! Beware!
      Pull, up! Pull, up!
      Terrain, Terrain

      Grealish and Bruno one booking away from suspension. Bruno playing Liverpool. Would be a bitter pill to have to swallow

      1. Invincibles
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        When are they wiped? 5 bookings in 18 games hardly seems suspension worthy.

        1. Invincibles
          • 6 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          After this GW.. fair enough.

      2. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        They get wiped after two more games so I've heard on here.

        1. popey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          isn't it after 19 actual games, as opposed to FPL gameweeks? few in the tank for Jack to get through still

    24. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Smells like horse in here...

      1. jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        bit harsh on rupert that.

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Zip

    25. Rochdale_Cowboy
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Wilson becomes essential after Gw19. #inBrucewetrust

      1. jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        is he up for sale?

        Him at leeds would be interesting!

    26. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Cant find a decent replacement for Watkins for a hit ?

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Antonio

      2. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Antonio

      3. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Think he'll play both ? For a hit as well...

      4. kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        antonio

      5. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Thanks 🙂

    27. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Finding the Diallo hype a bit mad... Some goon on Sky Sports News the other day looking into the camera saying DiAlLo iS iNcReDiBlE

      Now this article... Teenage Sensation... Prodigy... Wonderkid... He plays like Messi

      The guy has never even managed to force his way into a Serie A first XI (I think he has 4 sub appearances for literally about 40 career minutes) and is a "Generational Talent"...

      WTF is going on with the world today - generate hype to generate clicks...

      1. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        I think he's the missing piece in the finishing 5th place Jigsaw, OGS has been looking for.

      2. jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Totally ageed. People are comparing it to the Ronaldo signing, which was completely different, given he was actually established in the lisbon starting 11, and had played a full season.

        Diallo could come good, but I very much doubt we will see anything of him really for at least the rest of this season.

      3. Invincibles
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        I'd be surprised if he got minutes in the PL this season. Looks a way off and is physically tiny.

      4. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Do folk still watch sky sports news. Which "expert" did they have on? Tim Sherwood

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Some young-ish unknown fella sat at the table in a polo neck - a media type trying to make a name for himself - literally no idea who he was

          I think someone pointed out that during his hype he actually mistakenly said Diallo was right footed too - didn't have a clue, just wanted to drum up some hype

          Morons

    28. Sharkytect
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Pascal Struijk. 3.9mil. What's the deal there - he has played the last few games - was that because someone else was absent?

      Is he likely to play the double gameweek (if leeds even have one...)?

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Replace Cooper I think

      2. Darlo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Too risky for me, played because Cooper was injured and they should have Cooper and Llorente back by then.

    29. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      If you listen closely, you can hear the tinkling of bench boosts plans in GW19 breaking on the back of postponements

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Still amazed so many folk are planning to use BB, and worst of all have using the WC this week to prepare for them. Not like games are getting called off at the last minute or anything

    30. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 9 hours ago

      Would you use BB with this bench?
      Johnstone/Dallas/Raphinha/Balbuena

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Balbuena to Smith rowe can you afford ?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          How do you turn a defender into a mid?

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            Haha my bad got mixed up with bissouma 🙂

      2. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Any Leeds double news yet? I think I would either way to be honest

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Argh forgot balb has lost his place

          1. jayzico
            • 10 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            Need to know this too. So I can BB

      3. JBG
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Dallas and Raphinha may only have 1 match so.

      4. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Hasn't Balbuena lost his place?

      5. Black Knights
        • 8 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        Rubbish/SGW/SGW/blank.

        No if Leeds Sou if moved.

        1. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          The problem when you use your BB is that your second gk has poor fixtures.

      6. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        4 days, 9 hours ago

        cheers all.I don't think Balbuena has lost his place.He is in isolation.

        1. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          Balbuena was on the bench against Everton, with a strong XI playing

          1. wulfranian
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 9 hours ago

            From what i've read in twitter,he was injured against Southampton and he was not enough fit for Everton and that's why he was benched.I have to wait the press conf.

            1. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              4 days, 9 hours ago

              https://thisisfutbol.com/2020/12/blogs/premier-league/west-ham-united-exwhuemployee-reveals-why-fabian-balbuena-and-vladimir-coufal-missed-southampton-clash-injuries-news-latest-david-moyes/

              Balbuena wasn't injured against Southampton. Dawson then played so well that he has taken Balbuena's place since then. Balbuena was only injured against Crystal Palace, and returned in the next match after that

        2. Jimmy Boy
          • 4 Years
          4 days, 9 hours ago

          I've got rid of Balbuena. He was dropped for Dawson a few games ago and West Ham have been solid defensively ever since so can't see him back in the side for the foreseeable