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How Arteta has revitalised Arsenal’s attack and what it means for FPL managers

Mikel Arteta’s recent changes to his Arsenal team appear to have been getting the best out of his attacking options.

Even though the Gunners’ upcoming fixtures are not the most appealing, Fantasy Premier League managers would do well to keep an eye on north London.

Accordingly, we have analysed the fortunes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.3m), Emile Smith Rowe (£4.5m), Bukayo Saka (£5.3m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£8.3m) after fourth win in five Premier League games.

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1,219 Comments Post a Comment
  1. stu92
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Thoughts on this team? My bench seems so strong, especially given Leeds have Newcastle.

    Martinez
    Robbo Stones Coufal Targett
    Bruno Salah Son
    Antonio Bamford Vardy
    (Johnstone Raphinha Alioski Soucek)

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      lack of city attack could hurt imo

    2. Fer Fuch's Ake
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I'd like to see at least one more MCity player in there

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Vardy to Kane after LIV game probably ... no change required

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        *Ohh and another City defender

  2. yamms_schmitz
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Charlie Taylor to Stones
    And
    Grealish to Harvey Barnes

    For a -4. Yes or no?

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Yes. Or Maddison.

    2. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Taylor to Stones.

      Wait with Grealish

  3. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    If I had to choose one for the next several fixtures?

    A) Digne

    B) Chilwell

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Avoid Chelsea

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      a

    3. Blush Response
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Chilwell was horrific tonight. I really like Leicester's defence. First time I've seen Fofana play live tonight he was excellent.

    4. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      LEI MCI MUN are better options? A with DCL out and B with no Giroud starting are not good enough value esp with no CS.

    5. Feed tha Sheep
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A

    6. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Man U defender surely?

  4. Blush Response
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    This game is so much about luck.

    I have put little to no thought into this GW having not watched any footy for a fortnight before tonight as I'd had enough after the Xmas period. Maddison was brought in for -4 while lying in the bath five mins before the deadline - I've not seen him kick a ball this season so had no idea if he was playing well - so there was precisely 0% "skill" in that. I only got Stones because I couldn't stretch to Cancelo, etc.

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Yes luck is a factor but it balances out over a season

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Mine's taking a long time to balance, probably needs 2 seasons. 😀

      2. Blush Response
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Maybe, but what is the skill we keep hearing about?

        The only thing I am convinced about that players with a good record have is that they don't do anything stupid very often (e.g. early moves, loads of hits, stilly captains), they hit all the deadlines and they maximise their chips. Outside of that where they finish is almost all luck.

        Its just being consistently sensible, knowing the trends and then hoping for some luck.

        1. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Look at some people record and they consistently get top 5k. Look at others and they constantly get top 100k. Both are sensible but skill keeps the 1st guy ahead

          1. Blush Response
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            What is the skill though?

            Commitment, knowledge, having the time etc. None of those are skill.

            1. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Knowledge is skill

              1. Pumpy Pro
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 7 days ago

                Knowledge of what?

                Do you think using stats is skill too ?

          2. Pumpy Pro
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            It is possible out of millions of players for the same people to finish high and get lucky over a few seasons. With that many players surely thats possible. Skill in fpl isn't a thing. Keeping on top of it is

        2. ow00019
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          This game is about luck.... The people who do the best make the most sensible decisions. That sure sounds like luck?

        3. Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Look at the top 10 in the OR tonight. I’m blown away by how many of them have not just 1, but 3-4 of the really big scoring players this week. Stones, Cresswell, coufal, Barnes, Antonio, etc. I have 2 and I’m pleased. These guys are smashing it.

        4. gogs67
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Out of the Top 5 OR guys tonight only one has anything resembling a decent history, even then it was just one season. The others have been in the hundreds of thousands+
            Is this season an anomaly? Or is it just when the stars align for you you think it's skill?

      3. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I'll take your luck any days 😆

      4. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        It is luck dependent but there's a reason why the top FPL players do well season after season. You don't realise how important luck is until it goes against you imo

        1. Blush Response
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          What do you think that reason is, though?

          One thing I'd love to know is how many people really take this game seriously enough to hit every deadline and maximise chips like most on here do. I bet its under 100,000 people that do that.

          1. JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            I got top 2.5k last year while missing multiple deadlines and not playing chips properly. I would like to think that involved a good amount of skill

            1. Pumpy Pro
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Where was the skill then? Sounds like absolute spawn to me 😉

    2. YEAH PITCH!
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Who has been brave enough to do early transfers then? Go on.

      1. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Not me, too many games and potential injuries to go

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Brave = silly? 😛

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Aye

      3. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Won’t be doing any moves until after Fa cup

      4. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Rage transferred out Zouma don’t need 5 expensive defenders

      5. Nedvěd11
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Almost rage WC..

    3. CroatianHammer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      GW20 team is basically ready to go... but the only coin flip is whether to start Wilson or Bamford. Both have been poor recently. Barring that, I could presume Leeds won't score and play Lewis instead, or presume Newcastle won't score and play Alioski.

      Wilson will be leaving for GW21, someone with more ooomph!

      1. Feed tha Sheep
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I’d start Bamford

        1. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          This

      2. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Starting both Wilson and Bamford ... neither team's defence is any good

      3. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        i d start both actually

      4. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Bamford

    4. Feed tha Sheep
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Any changes or transfers needed for next GW?0.2ITB

      McCarthy
      Stones Justin Dallas Coufal
      Salah KDB Bruno Soucek
      Kane Bamford

      Johnstone Adams Alioski Anguissa

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        No transfer needed, consider playing Adam over Soucek?

    5. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Lampard getting sacked? Who'd replace him?

      1. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Tuchel available

      2. Feed tha Sheep
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I think they will stick with him until end of season

      3. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Rooney

      4. Pariße
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Some Villas-Boas type of character. But Lampard won't get fired that soon.

      5. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Think he’ll get sacked if they don’t get top 4

      6. Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        they may go back to Sarri?
        He wasn't sacked and got them CL spot and Europa league

      7. Freshy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Avram Grant

        1. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          WTF... might as well get Ranieri if it's down memory lane...

      8. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        allegri

      9. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Get Ralph from Soton...

      10. DARE TO BISCAN
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Stevie G

    6. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Zouma.Ziyech.Giroud.Bellerin
      1FT
      Which two to get rid first
      Thinking to bring Diaz/holding and saka to my team

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        They all need to go, probably Zouma and Ziyech first

        1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          yeah that my thought too

      2. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I would keep Ziyech.Zouma and Giroud for me.

        1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          very lack striker option at the moment

      3. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Ship the lot of them. Chelsea have a lot of soul searching to do.

    7. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Which 2 to play in gw20?

      Coufal
      Holding
      Mitchel
      Adams

      Cheers

      1. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        a d

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

          this ^

      2. Pariße
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Adams and Holding are the best picks but this is conflicting.

    8. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Chelsea have won ZERO games against the current PL top eight this season.

      They spent £222m this summer.

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        superb 🙂

      2. Freshy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        suboptimal

      3. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Ouch, need another £222m next summer to correct

      4. Lord.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        That kind of consistency is gold dust in fpl.

    9. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Well I was worried I would regret transferring in Antonio for this gameweek, but the real disappointment turned out to be Dallas > Zouma which is absolutely terrible considering Dallas' 2 pointer and the Chelsea double GW, could have gotten at least the 1 clean sheet v Fulham.

      So now the question is, what to do with Zouma? Also have Podence injured on my bench so I'll have to sort one out for free, if not both and take a hit.

      I'm still having a good week despite Zouma, but didn't expect to have this headache added to the equation moving into GW20 as he was a player I expected to hold on to for a time.

    10. tom2224
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Grealish > Maddison?

      1. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yes

        1. tom2224
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Now or wait till end of the GW?

          1. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Oh thought you were asking if Grealish was better than Maddison.

            I wouldn’t make that move.

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Maddison plays 70-ish min ... LEI often score last min goals. Grealish is key for AVL and with Barkley could be back soon I'll use FT for any other

      3. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Dont touch

      4. AlpoShearer
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        No

      5. Blush Response
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        At best that's sideways at worst its a downgrade.

    11. POTATO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Despite owning Zouma and not Stones, could this be the first time I break 100 in three seasons of FPL?

      85 (-4) with up to 11 to play, KdB(c)

      1. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Well that’s going to be a close one isn’t it.

        Straight faced emoji

      2. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Could hit 150

      3. Pariße
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Should do. Even if everyone blanks 11x2 gets you over the line. Well done.

      4. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        By virtue of simply playing 60 minutes your 11 players should easily get you past 100 Mr. Potato

      5. POTATO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I'll just pop out to the hen house to count how many more chickens were laid overnight.

      6. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I hate to rain on your parade but I think 100 matters more in a regular GW and not using a chip or during a DGW when 100 or more should actually be the target. But well done on a big points haul nonetheless.

        1. POTATO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 7 days ago

          It's not an exceptional score this week - but I don't care, as long as I can finally break through that 100 point barrier for the first time!

    12. Pariße
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Bench one:
      Bellerin (sou)
      Bamford (new)
      Smith-Rowe (sou)

      1. Nedvěd11
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Bellerin

        1. Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          How good is Southampton attacking?

      2. Taff1952
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Bellerin

      3. Alonso The Great Midfielder
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        still faith in bellerin?

        1. Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          My guy! Simply belongs in the team 🙂

          1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            rotate with cedric or just in bad form?

            1. Pariße
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              For off the pitch reasons. Cedric displayed a worrisomely good performance though.

    13. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Oh lord...
      Falling over 40k places atm....from 80k to 120k...

      A) James for Cresswell
      B) Watkins for Firmino
      C) Both for -4

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        It’s now that you want James. They are both simply awful ideas.

      2. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        sorry which way do these transfers work ?

        1. Nedvěd11
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          James (WOL, BUR) v Cresswell (CRY, LIV, AVL) and with Coufal and Soucek already

          Firmino was a punt, and Watkins has BUR, SOU, AVL, WHU

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            very bad moves imo

      3. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Strange transfers

        1. Nedvěd11
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Well, seen much more strangers things happening this season

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            I won't go near James atm with CHE defending form

            1. Nedvěd11
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Havent had one Chelsea since GW1, but agree.

              But Wolves are lacking in attack and Burnley aswell...
              Got burned by double up on Cress and Coufal this week.

              1. Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 7 days ago

                Got you, just be prepared it's a transfer waiting to happen. LEI MCI MUN have cheap options and with better fixtures. For consideration.

                1. Nedvěd11
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 7 days ago

                  Yeah,

                  I am full with MCI, but thanks. You just put me off CHE 🙂

          2. The Ilfordian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Good to be ahead of the curve. Who’d‘ve had Pereira this week?

    14. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      keep soucek one more week for the palace game or sell for maddison this gw ?

      1. Nedvěd11
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        sorry which way does this transfers work ?

        1. Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Salty

    15. Bonus magnet
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Sell 1 for Foden

      1. Zaha

      2. Bowen

      1. Pariße
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I'm selling Foden over here.

        1. Bonus magnet
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          For?

          1. Pariße
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Smith Rowe and Vardy. Got rid of Lewin as well, I unwisely kept him before DGW.

          2. Pariße
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            huh and Vardy wouldn't even be worth that hit before 🙂

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Neither.

      3. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        2

      4. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        2- Zaha has great fixtures soon

      5. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Keep Zaha

    16. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Chelsea’s performances are shameful considering how much they have spent. Just look like a bunch of spineless mercenaries right now.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Kind of Arsenal like don’t you think?

        1. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          I’m not an arsenal fan.

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Well I didn’t say you were.

        2. Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          They got past it almost. It was collective depression, there's a cure for that.

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Selling Ozil?

            1. Pariße
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Oh yeah! That's a part of it.

              How do you motivate your employees when there's a guy that can get away with no work and twice the wage?

          2. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Yep, riot and ritually sacrifice your leader

    17. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Start one please:
      a)Dallas
      b)Raphinha
      c)Barnes

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        B

        1. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          cheers

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        C = Harvey?

        Newcastle are poor, but so are Leeds.

        Would go with the more in-form player on this occasion but honestly each one could potentially outscore the other.

        1. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          yes Harvey

        2. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          cheers.I am currently on Barnes because as you mentioned he is the player in form.

          1. Nedvěd11
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            And great assist tonight

      3. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Barnes, LEI in good form

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Everton Leicester should be a cracking match

    18. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      That Werner over Antonio punt worked out well, nice extra twist of the dagger with that offside goal at the end 🙁

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Wasn’t the time to punt. Let alone against someone so awful.

        1. Coys96
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          That's just bs. He could've easily got 14 points and only played 37 mins over the course of 2 games. The fact that he was benched 2 games in a row was bad enough. And it definitely is the time to punt. Pereira, Maddison, Barnes, Antonio ... they were all punts.

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Maddison was a slight punt. Antonio not anywhere near a punt. Werner has been awful for so long I can’t remember.

          2. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            The fact that he played only 37 minutes is enough proof that he was a punt. Chelsea and him weren't in great form. Chelsea's front 3 was continuously chopping and changing. So, there was always risk of rotation.

            I do agree that depending on your rank, it could've been a time to punt. Some punts like Pereira and Maddison worked out really well. Even those who went with double Leicester defense have been rewarded.

      2. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        He just looks awful. And as for havertz...

        Even pulisic looked lifeless.

        Strange times for Chelsea.

        1. seanie3
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          something has defo happened behind the scenes, top top players have gone backwards and ones that should kick on haven't.. wonder if lampard has caused a divide or rift amongst his players.. comes across very very arrogant.

          1. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            I think there are too many players to build a stable side. You can rotate eventually, but not in the building stage.

            1. seanie3
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              the problem, I believe, is that lamps doesn't know his best 11 but also doesn't have enough experience to know what that best 11 is.. he chops and changes too many players and different systems in too such a short space of time. tweak one or two players here and there but you need to keep consistency with your starting 11 and not make 5 changes one game and then 4 another and setup 433 then 4231 etc..

            2. Fit_to_drop
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 7 days ago

              I agree. They overbought the stars. Great clubs appoint great coaches to BUILD a team. Not raid the Bundesliga hoping it all falls together and they steam roll to a title. Needs to be earned.

      3. Dthinger
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        my punt was Vardy TC so...

        1. seanie3
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Vardy is sooo over rated, he is not the player or finisher he once was.. top picks from leicester now are barnes first and then maddison.. kane offers much better value at same price.

    19. Who are all Lukakus
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Zouma replacement for the next 5 games?
      Got 6.1m, already have full City slots + Maguire + Dallas

      1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        leicester D?

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Go cheap Mitchell

      3. The Ilfordian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Tierney seems like he’s on form. Aurier after Liverpool?

      4. MOTHRA
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        That ^

      5. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        How man City defenders do you have though? If two, I'd go Mitchell. Otherwise, Justin

    20. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Rival: Stones (C) to go

      Me: [23 Points Less] with Martinez, Cancelo, Robertson & KDB (C)

      Who wins?

      (I'm only posting because WTF but also fair dinkum!)

      1. BeWater
          1 month, 7 days ago

          You'll win.

        • Coys96
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          You

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Cheers both. I don't actually care about the outcome that much. If you go balls deep with a captaincy pick like that then fair play..

        • No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          I’m impressed rival only has 1 player to go!

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            We both have a non-captained Salah & Fernandes on top of the players mentioned, but just dropped them out for simplicity.

            Although, they did play BB (only Saka did anything) so the Stones captaincy was certainly inflating things.

            1. No Professionals
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Ok makes sense

        • WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Unless Stones goes crazy again, you should win.

      2. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        POINTS BETWEEN YOU AND TOP10K = 91

        "And I Took That Personally"

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Mine says -30

          Sorry to rub it in!

          1. El Fenomeno R9
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Challenge accepted!

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Certainly possible!

              1. El Fenomeno R9
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 7 days ago

                70k best finish...

      3. reo19uk
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Has there been an Aston Villa press conference or any teams new coming out at all?

        1. Hint
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          There's been a press conference but no solid news on Covid players.

          Grealish and Watkins are fit. Beyond that I'd look at training pictures if you're that bothered.

      4. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Salah still a hold? ... its a lot of money....

        1. BeWater
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Moving from Salah to KDB for free when Liverpool have Spurs away and City have WBA away is going to be hard to resist. But need to wait until the end of the gameweek.

          • STONEROSES
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Crossed my mind.. but I’m leading my ML so it’s probably a hold given his ownership

            1. @fpl_phenom
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              sensible... iv robbo also... tempted by justin ... Is he keeping his place even when Pereira returns?

              1. Fit_to_drop
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 7 days ago

                He will keep that place. He is one of the guys that has propelled LEI up the table. Rogers knows that. As a coach you back the guys that get it done. Or else you lose the dressing room.

        2. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Your captain for gw20?

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

            Bruno

          2. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Fernandes right now

          3. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Dias..

            1. Warby84
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Kidding, no idea... On Kev atm

          4. Nedvěd11
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            KDB

          5. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            KdB probably.

        3. seanie3
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Lampard has to go, surely... no intensity, no style of play, no attacking threat, no defensive unit.. top managers have gone for less. Conte and Anceloti both won titles with Chelsea and still got fired.. who should replace him?

          1. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            I don’t know the exact fees, but
            Werner 40m
            Havertz 70m
            Chilwell 50m
            Ziyech 30m
            Mendy 20m

            That is an insane amount in one window, and they are going backwards.

            1. @fpl_phenom
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              they had to be challenging this year with the level of investment... he literally was given everyone he wanted... this is well below par

            2. seanie3
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              you have to look at the coach for that.. lamps as much as a great player, is still learning his trade and unfortunatley is not cut out for the managers job.. let alone coach.. if anything top players like pulisic look worse this year than last so they are not moving forward in development and Jody Morris along with Lamps is not the answer

          2. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            No he’ll get plenty of time.

            1. seanie3
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              no he won't

        4. STONEROSES
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          How are the teams to focus on transfer wise, if priming your team for DGW26?

          1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            too early to plan

          2. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Don’t know yet as the games haven’t been played.

          3. Lord.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            I’ve got my GW25 WC for that.

          4. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Too early to tell. But if you had to, go for teams who already have postponed fixtures and are out of the FA Cup.

        5. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Is there any chance Spurs get another league game this gameweek?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            No

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Thanks