Scout Notes

Maddison outshining Vardy as Pereira returns for Leicester

LEICESTER 2-0 CHELSEA

  • Goals: Wilfred Ndidi (£4.8m), James Maddison (£7.1m)
  • Assists: Harvey Barnes (£6.8m), Marc Albrighton (£5.3m)
  • Bonus points: Ndidi x3, Kasper Schmeichel x2 (£5.5m), Jonny Evans x1 (£5.5m), Wesley Fofana (£5.0m)

MIDFIELD MAESTROS

Owners of Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) are likely suffering from cold feet even as appealing fixtures approach for Leicester City.

The striker’s blank against Chelsea ensured just a four-point score in Double Gameweek 19, a total more than doubled by Harry Kane (£11.1m) in just one match.

And what has made Vardy’s disappointing Fantasy Premier League returns more frustrating for his 28.9% backing is the fact that the Foxes are hardly in bad form.

Their recent 2-0 win over Chelsea, a fourth victory in the last six, has taken them to the summit of the Premier League table at the time of writing.

Vardy’s direct contribution to that achievement has been relatively minor, without a goal since Gameweek 14 and producing just 2.5 points per game over the last four matches.

By comparison, James Maddison (£7.1m) and Harvey Barnes (£6.8m) have put up 7.8 and 6.3 points per game in that time and look the prime candidates to benefit from upcoming meetings with Everton (away), Leeds (home) and Fulham (away).

Maddison has been in particularly exciting form, netting in three successive Premier League matches for the first time this season.

And, after producing three attacking returns in the opening 10 Gameweeks of 2020/21, the former Norwich City man has seven in his last nine outings – and struck the bar against Chelsea.

Barnes is in similar form, putting up four of his eight goal involvements this season over the last five matches.

KING OF THE ROAD

Still, there are crumbs of comfort for Vardy owners as we head into Gameweek 20.

For the second match in a row, the Leicester forward was quiet but, as ever, always ready to pounce on any loose balls behind defenders.

He got one-on-one with Edouard Mendy (£5.1m) from an awkward in the first half on Tuesday night, his chip batted away partially and requiring a defensive clearance to stop it ending up in the back of the net.

Vardy was also fouled as Marc Albrighton (£5.3m) played a ball into the penalty box, which Maddison duly converted. Had his colleague not scored, Leicester might have had a penalty, which Vardy surely would have taken.

The forward was then denied an assist in the second half when he played Youri Tielemans (£6.4m) through on goal, denied by a good piece of goalkeeping by Mendy and, shortly after, he was just inches from collecting the ball in a race towards goal in his trademark style before Chelsea’s shot-stopper got there first.

It is a well-documented fact that Vardy has struggled to find himself in such situations at home this season. His goal conversion at the King Power Stadium is as low as 8% so far this season.

But he has experienced this problem a lot less often away from home, where he has boasted a goal conversion of 42.9% in 2020/21.

More importantly, three of Leicester’s next four fixtures take place on the road, against Everton, Fulham and Wolves.

PICKLE RICK

Uncertainty about Leicester full-backs is slowly rising among Fantasy managers following Ricardo Pereira‘s (£5.9m) return to Premier League action after 10 months.

His comeback is timed rather awkwardly for anyone hoping to predict Leicester’s back-four for upcoming matches considering the form of James Justin (£5.0m) and Timothy Castagne (£5.7m) this season.

The former has played every minute of the Premier League campaign thus far, an impressive feat in this exceptional season, and has produced 3.9 points per match in that time.

Meanwhile, Castagne has shown plenty of the same marauding spirit we have come to know of Pereira in 2020/21, exemplified in two key moments against Chelsea.

It was the Belgian who teed up Maddison for his cross-bar shot while he would have been afforded the assist for his long ball forward had Vardy collected possession and slotted past Mendy.

So, where does Pereira fit into the equation? Well, Brendan Rodgers certainly teased Fantasy managers on Tuesday night by deploying him on the right-hand flank of the attacking midfield in the place of Albrighton for the final 15 minutes.

The Portuguese full-back was always going to be someone to monitor upon his return to full fitness, not least because of sustained interest in Justin and Castange.

But if there is a chance of Pereira playing in a more attacking role, then keeping an eye on him just became even more important.

LAMPARD LOTTERY

The task of predicting a Chelsea team has become harder in recent weeks and their form has not helped Frank Lampard in that respect either.

The Blues, who have now lost three of their last five Premier League matches, put in an abject display at the King Power Stadium.

Meanwhile, Kurt Zouma‘s (£5.8m) stock has taken another dip as he failed to register so much as one minute on the pitch in two Double Gameweek 19 matches.

As things stand, only three defenders are selected by more managers than Zouma but the third start in four for Antonio Rüdiger (£4.5m) alongside Thiago Silva (£5.6m) is sure to trigger a fire-sale in the build-up to Gameweek 20.

Lampard also made changes to his attack against Leicester, putting Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.7m) in for Hakim Ziyech (£8.1m), although it is worth pointing out the Englishman has more attacking returns since Gameweek 15 than any other Chelsea asset (two).

Hudson-Odoi was one of the few visiting players to go close on Tuesday night, rippling the side-netting from close range when played through by Christian Pulisic (£8.2m).

Substitute Timo Werner (£9.2m) put the ball in the back of the net but his goal was ruled out for offside after a VAR check.

Leicester City XI (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Justin, Evans, Fofana, Castagne; Ndidi; H Barnes, Maddison (Pérez 76′), Tielemans, Albrighton (R Pereira 76′); Vardy (Iheanacho 88′).

Chelsea XI (4-2-3-1): E Mendy; Chilwell, T Silva, Rüdiger, R James; Kovacic, Mount; Pulisic, Havertz (Ziyech 67′), Hudson-Odoi (Werner 68′); Abraham.

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1,202 Comments Post a Comment
  1. NateDogsCats
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Klopp on Matip and Jota: "Joel is in full training, and now we have to make a decision. We will see tomorrow. Diogo is still a few weeks away. He needs time."

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Even if Matip fit again probably won't stay that way for very long.

        1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Yeah getting him costs basically two FTs

    • HM2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 28 days ago

      I’d really appreciate some opinions guys. Given that I play a back 3, Is a defence of:

      Dias Stones Zouma Coufal Mitchell

      A) Balanced
      B) Too expensive (funds could be distributed elsewhere)

      1. HM2
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Shoulve mentioned, I need to decide whether to swap zouma to a similar price bracket or not

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Do you need the money? Zouma to a Utd defender pretty much perfect defence I reckon.

          1. HM2
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 28 days ago

            I own Che Adams, Soucek and Raphina. One of which could use an upgrade to Antonio, barnes etc.

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Zouma to Shaw get you Adams to Antonio?

              1. HM2
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Yep, would this be worth a -4?

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  I think it might be.

                2. Threat Level Midnight
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  Unless you're priced out I would do the first, and then the second the following week. But I do not hate the idea of the -4 either, especially if prices are an issue. These are the two moves for sure for me though

            2. Threat Level Midnight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Che to Antonio may be your easiest move of the year

        2. Threat Level Midnight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          I would prioritize getting Zouma out being he seems to no longer be first choice. Maybe Shaw for the short term? Otherwise, I like the look of it. You are covered in case of any Pep roulette or COVID issues as well.

      2. DARE TO BISCAN
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I did Zouma to Shaw yesterday, with Justin & Cancelo, instead of Dias & Mitchell.
        Don't mind having a balanced squad with the way things are

        1. HM2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 28 days ago

          I’m definitely considering Shaw! Slightly cheaper than Justin as well

      3. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        a

      4. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        A

        1. southernrocker1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Like it. Just ditch Zouma for someone cheaper and you're good to go.

    • DARE TO BISCAN
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Who wins GW19?
      1) Steer, TAA, Bailly, Fernandes (c), Rashford, Watkins
      2) Pope, Cancelo, Salah (c), Fernandes, Foden +10 points

      1. Threat Level Midnight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        The bottom and I don't know if it is close truly

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        2 unless Utd go mental

        1. PascalCygan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Yep

      3. DARE TO BISCAN
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Fingers crossed, 2 is my team

      4. Poetry in motion
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Should be 2 but you never know.
        Last GW I was out of the cup after leading by 6 points and we both had Laca, Saka and Tierney left. Tierney didn't play and I got Saiss 1pt off the bench, he had shite TV and non-existing bench and got Mitchel (3rd on his bench) for 8pt 😀

    • Threat Level Midnight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      McCarthy/Forster
      TAA/Robbo/Dias/AWB/Coufal
      KDB/Mane/Bruno/Saka/Soucek
      Antonio/Bamford/Brewster

      Quite like the look of my team currently if I am being honest. Only thought would be to potentially get out one of my two Pool defenders...but I know they are due to explode anytime. Getting McCarthy out for Martinez seemed fair until the rumblings of a Southampton DGW coming soon. Thoughts?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Liv def to another City would be amazing.
        Keeper move fair too, but I'd wait till we know for sure what is happening.

        1. Threat Level Midnight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          I ran a back 5 for the DGW this week and it is paying off immensely so far. But yes, I was even thinking down to Mitchell as playing bench cover. Then if Bamford continues to struggle, going Bamford>Kane

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Back 5 for DGWs is a good call.
            Mitch and Couf rotate pretty well for next few so that is a solid move too, but City just looking so strong.

            1. Threat Level Midnight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              I know, hard to disagree with you. Stones worries me regardless of form once Laporte is back soon here. You give Pep the option of roulette and he's likely to take it more often than not.

      2. HM2
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Nice team however id get rid of TAA. His attacking ability has all but vanished this season (coming from a liverpool fan)

        1. Threat Level Midnight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Cheers. Thinking that is the play as well. Robbo is a season keeper for me.

    • It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Wish I could bench all of them but if you had to play one who would it be:

      A) Wood (AVL)
      B) Raphinha (new)
      C) Soucek (cry)

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        b

      2. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I’ve seen worse options! Soucek, at a push

      3. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        a

      4. Mr Wolf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        B

      5. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        B

    • Cometh The Aouar...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Providing he comes through unscathed tonight v Villa, plays well and starts v WBA, Sterling could be gold in GW20.

      1. Threat Level Midnight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Rinse, repeat on this. He's far too inconsistent at his price point for me.

        1. Cometh The Aouar...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          This is only if KDB is not fit or maybe Foden or Gundy could be good, cheaper alternatives!

          1. Threat Level Midnight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            I would rather have Grealish and 3.5+ million or several others. Even Saka and 6 million in current form.

        2. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Agreed - until you can consistently rely on him for the captaincy he’s not an option for me at that price

          1. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            yeah, even when salah isn't firing, captaining him in certain games is zero risk because you all fail together.

    • PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Save FT or sell Zouma?

      Thinking of saving my FT this week.

      Only have 0.2ITB so, if I was to change Zouma, it would only be to another Chelsea defender or Zinchenko, which seems risky (can’t afford Dias or Cancelo)

      What do you think?

      1FT 0.2ITB
      Martinez (McCarthy)
      Stones Coufal Zouma (Justin Holding)
      Salah KDB Bruno Son (Soucek)
      Antonio Bamford Watkins

      Cheers

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        You could certainly get away with holding on to see what develops

        1. PascalCygan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Nice one, thanks. Just thought United might be an option too. Maguire or Shaw.

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Like Shaw if he stays fit and doesn't get suspended.
            Got him the other week, looked at Telles threat, but Shaw clear 1st choice in League in a back 4 and plays with Telles outside him in a 5.

            1. PascalCygan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Good point, thank you

      2. iCon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I’d just switch to Mitchell and bank the balance...

        1. PascalCygan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Interesting, thanks

      3. HM2
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I’m in the same boat as you: On one hand we could transfer him out and beat the price drop. But on the other, having two free transfers next week will mean much more flexibility to make good transfers.

        1. PascalCygan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Exactly. Think I’ll leave it for now, just trying to get a better idea of my options. Worth giving yourself as much time as possible, and 2FTs always useful. Cheers

    • dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      First time having 6 players (hopefully) going tonight in city vs villa, with 4 defenders and no Kev, hoping for a 0-0

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Will you watch the game then?

        1. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Yeah it was so fun watching city last time as a stones and Dias owner, I can’t not watch it

      2. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Even though I’ve got Kev because I’ve not captained him I’d gladly take a blank from him. Watkins to score in a 1-0 win please!

      3. Who are all Lukakus
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        KDB Dias Cancelo + Martinez Grealish El Ghazi here. My GW is saved or not? depends on this game

      4. Danno - Emre Canada
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Haha decent. That sounds pretty exciting/stressful if it’s stays 0-0 for a while

        1. popey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          If you count captian, I have 7 in the early kick-off.

          Also a Villa fan.

          Another 7-2 Villa win with KDB getting invloved would be acceptable

    • PP6
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Anyone want Vardy and DCL from GW 21?

      1. Threat Level Midnight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I want you Tony. Be better so that pricepoint is worth it...

        1. PP6
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Well then buy!

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            You think Martial starts vs Fulham this evening?

      2. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Dcl seems a good pick but there is no space for him.With Antonio,Bamford up front and Spurs-Wbrom in gw23 it's no easy to get him and it's not worth imo to get him only for 2 games(21,22).

        1. PP6
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          I agree but Bamford!? Seems like it’s over - Leeds are underperforming and there fixtures are bad up until GW 25 when I wildcard

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Newcastle this week and a potential double in 23 would be the reason you hold on.

            1. PP6
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Yeah from GW 21 they turn bad but a potential double in 23 would be nice

          2. wulfrunian
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            One bad game and underperforming?

            1. PP6
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Leeds are yes. They have 3 wins in 9 and there only wins are against Burnley West Brom and Newcastle

              1. PP6
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                + only 3 goals in that time and the fixtures are bad

                Time to ship.

      3. Atimis
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Just wanna remove Vardy, too much is too much....

    • iCon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Any word on any Villa players out for tonight?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Seems to be pretty much all fit except Trezeguet I think, but that just comes from here.

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        None that I could see

      3. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        It looks like all the ones you'd consider for FPL are in training.

        Not sure about Traore

        1. jammie26
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Traore is training.

        2. popey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Only ones not sen in training are Hause and Trez, neither of which would have started.

          Jack and McGinn weren't in the positive cases so will be well rested too given they both had a full international break pre Xmas

      4. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Is working towards Bamford, Soucek and Douglas -> Antonio, ESR and Lowton over the next few weeks a good idea? Would leave me with:

        Martinez
        Dias, Stones, Coufal
        Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Son, ESR
        Kane, Antonio

        (Steer, Lowton, Mitchell, Brewster)

        Cheers

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Probably, just picked up a shiny new ESR myself.
          Is Lowton best bet round that price?

          1. Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Cheers. If I do those transfers now then it leaves me 4.5M. I'm assuming in a couple of weeks that could be 4.3M or even 4.2M - so Lowton is probably optimistic!

      5. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 28 days ago

        really enjoy watching games like tonight with double united attack and areola in goal

        feels like I can cheer every save and every goal!

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          No sugary drinks for you, you might get too excited.

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Bullet header from Maguire straight into the back of the net!

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 28 days ago

            that would be lovely as I own him as well

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Mistaken case of identity, it was McTomminey

              1. Steve The Spud
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 28 days ago

                or even more infuriating, disallowed for a non foul

        3. Danno - Emre Canada
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Do you want a Bruno pen save?

          1. Pieterke30
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Oh yes please!

            But not gonna happen - almost impossible to save a pen nowadays with the GK not allowed to step fwd.

      6. Tomsk
          2 months, 28 days ago

          If you could back yourself (one team) at 5/1 to finish in top 10000 next season would you place a bet?
          I would and I've got current rank of 1.4 million(a fool and his money eh!!!).

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            I don't know if I'd back you, but I'd probably back myself at those odds.

            1. Tomsk
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Haha!_sensible man not to back me!

            2. jomikijiq
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              yeah

            3. gogs67
                2 months, 28 days ago

                5/1 isn't great odds considering all the variables. 20/1 and I'd think about it

                1. Tomsk
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    I don't think 5/1 great odds either but I think ego would entice most people into a bet!

                2. Poetry in motion
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  I'd back myself even for worse odds.

                3. Nightcrawler
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  For sure. Finished top 5k in 3 of the last 4 seaso. The numbers would be on my side

                  1. Tomsk
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Top 5k in 3 of last 4 seasons incredible. I'd deffo back you as well if I could!

                  2. Baps hunter
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    5/1 ?!? 😉 Naturally I would back myself, even 3/1 would be steal 🙂

                  3. Camzy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    At 5/1 I'd happily be on myself.

                  4. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Yes - current rank 200k

                  5. Flying Nugget
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Hell yeah. Managed it 7 times out of 10.

                4. RamboRN
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  Martinez
                  Stones cancelo coufal
                  Salah Bruno son grealish
                  Bamford kane Antonio

                  Subs meslier dallas soucek mitchell 0.4m itb
                  I feel like I'm going to lose out by bot having kdb but can't think how to net him in. Any thoughts?

                  1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Tricky. 3 x City defs could be something to consider.

                  2. tomasjj
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Sacrifices needed to get KDB, Kane, Bruno or Salah.

                    1. tomasjj
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Or you could maybe move Son and Grealish to KDB and Saka?
                      And maybe downgrade Dallas if you need it to get it over the line.

                  3. Sun Jihai
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Soucek to Gundo
                    You won't be able to get KDB in without removing another big hitter (Salah maybe)

                5. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  Massive night of fantasy football with 8 players including captain involved. Very excited but worried at the same time 🙂

                6. Baines on Toast...
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  Tonight is United's 19th game so YC limit moves to 10 after right? Fancy Maguire over Shaw...

                  1. jomikijiq
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    yes

                    but I'd choose Shaw now, even though I have Maguire

                7. Lovren an elevator
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  Chances of the following starting tonight?
                  Stones
                  Sterling
                  Walker

                  1. PP6
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    100%
                    100%
                    0%

                  2. jomikijiq
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    90
                    90
                    50

                  3. Fulchester's New Centr…
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    200%
                    90%
                    50%

                    1. Major League Shocker
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Stones captainer?

                      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        No. Wish I had been though.

                8. Baines on Toast...
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  The Athletic reporting Chelsea want a german manager. Hassenhuttl it is then...or Tuchel?

                  1. Baines on Toast...
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Or Kevin De Bruyne

                  2. jomikijiq
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Tuchel or Allegri

                  3. Major League Shocker
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Nagelsmann was being mentioned a while back. But he is young, they might want one of the more experienced guys.

                    1. Nightcrawler
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Going wih a young manager hasnt worked out for roman yet. First AVB now lamps two managers with the worst records for chelsea

                      1. Baines on Toast...
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Would love to see Rangnick in the PL...

                  4. NateDogsCats
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      I don't think that job is right for Tuschel just like the PSG job, so it'll probably be Tuschel then

                  5. Atimis
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Who would you consider as a Vardy replacement? Just go for Kane or downgrade?

                    1. tomasjj
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Am keeping, and getting kane.

                      1. Atimis
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Totally not worth it imo, may just do Vardy to Kane, could give Vardy next game tho

                    2. Fit_to_drop
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Just replace with Kane and go 4-5-1 or 5-4-1. Antonio is the only other option I would consider alongside Kane.

                  6. Tambling5
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Team after the pointsfest looks very lopsided, and needing urgent surgery to surfeit of crap forwards, triple Leeds and triple West Ham. Should I hit next couple of weeks getting Villa players for a kickoff, or wildcard looking to get a more balanced squad to see out the season? Would like to preserve my rank.
                    Fab, Meslier;
                    Stones Maguire Coufal Justin Alioski
                    Salah KDB Bruno Barnes Soucek
                    Bamford Firmino Mitrovic (don't ask!!). 0.3itb 1FT

                    1. Tambling5
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Thanks all! Not...

                    2. popey
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      its a good time for a strong bench with Covid so no need to WC. Roll FT this week and then maybe you could do something like Firm/mitro > Kane/fodder.

                      If you needed a little more cash to get there then Soucek > 4.5 or Alioski/Coufal > Mitchell all look sound

                      1. Tambling5
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Thanks for the advice!

                  7. Henrik Larsson
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Good afternoon gents,

                    What do you think of Robbo > Shaw?

                    Looking to free up funds and Shaw seems to have a nice run of fixtures in comparison.

                    1. pingissimus
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Looking at same from TAA

                      Liverpool defence is defo overpriced

                  8. Taegugk Warrior
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Man city def...? In pair with stones

                    1. Miguel Sanchez
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Still think there are some big returns due from Cancelo but can understand the comfort of Dias for starts

                  9. boc610
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    I hear they are going to reboot blankety blank with Jamie Vardy as host.

                    1. Miguel Sanchez
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Chat s***, get blanked

                    2. potatoace
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Here's your starter for 100 blanks.

                      "I thought I was on to a winner capt Vardy in a DGW, but all I got was...(blank)

                  10. mirkomen77
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Dallas or KWP out for a Man U defender?

                    1. TorresMagic™
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Decide after the weekend.

                  11. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Which one to let go for Mitchell to bank some monies?
                    Either KWP or Dallas I am thinking

                    a) KWP
                    b) Stones
                    c) Lindelof
                    d) Coufal
                    e) Dallas

                    1. potatoace
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      E

                  12. Original - Wolves Ay We
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    What are you looking forward to most at 5pm?

                    A) Biden's inauguration
                    B) Man City Team News

                    😀

                    1. Nightcrawler
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Neitherr

                    2. Big Hippo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Ask me again at 5:01... 🙂

                  13. potatoace
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    I think its only fair I start up a gameweely public FPL service for everyone here. I'll call it

                    "watch out, potatoace is going to captain...(insert).....this week, dont copy him"

                    1. potatoace
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Grand total of 8 goals from my 19 captains

                      1. NateDogsCats
                          2 months, 28 days ago

                          I remember during 18/19 season it took me until GW8 to get a return from my captain (Lacazette v Fulham), and I think I went at least another 5 or 6 weeks without getting anything better than an assist from my next choices too

                      2. Poetry in motion
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        So who's your cap next GW then 🙂

                    2. JP\'s
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Want to sell Bellerin for someone, any good suggestions? Was thinking Shaw or Dallas

                      • Baines on Toast...
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Not sure if everyone has seen this OGS quote on Shaw rotation:

                        Solskjaer said rotation allows Shaw to empty the tank whenever he does play. “We know his talent but it was having players who can back him up. He is not going to play every single game, so he can play full tilt (when he does). Both Brandon and Alex coming in has given him a little bit of a push to say, ‘If you are not performing, I have good options’.”

                        https://theathletic.com/2334066/2021/01/20/manchester-united-luke-shaw-resurgence/