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The best teams to target for a hectic FPL schedule

Double Gameweek fever will often take hold of even the best Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers. Once it hits you it’s hard to think about anything else, and we often forget to plan for the future.

The Gameweek 20 deadline begins on January 26 and we’ll have the Gameweek 23 deadline on February 6. That’s four Gameweek deadlines in just 12 days.

In this article I want to look at which players and teams we should be targeting over the coming weeks, given that we’re not going to have a huge amount of time to react to between deadlines.

Leicester City

The Fixtures: Everton (a) | Leeds United (h) | Fulham (a) | Wolves (a)

With all the talk of the Premier League title race being between Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City, we have Leicester casually lying in 3rd place, ahead of Liverpool. Not that it matters much I suppose, Leicester couldn’t possibly win the league could they?

In terms of the upcoming fixtures there’s a lot to like for targeting Leicester attackers.

Wolves, Leeds and Fulham are all in the bottom six for expected goals conceded (xGC) over the last four matches, although it is worth noting that Fulham have played Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea in that time.

In terms of players to target, Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) is always an obvious pick, with 10 shots in the box over the last four Gameweeks, you’d expect him to cause these defences problems.

He’s also a great option to swap to Harry Kane (£11.1m) in Gameweek 23 when Spurs play West Brom as well.

Vardy does have this hip impingement which has caused him problems so we should expect his minutes to be managed where possible, and we should be careful between the Leeds and Fulham game where there is about 48 hours between kick-offs.

Harvey Barnes (£6.8m) and James Maddison (£7.1m) are the other considerations in attack.

Barnes isn’t far behind Vardy in terms of shots in the box with eight in his last four, however Maddison comes in at just three, and it’s always his lower goal threat that puts me off.

He’s creative as we know, but if I’m going to take up a valuable midfield spot with someone right now, I want them to be someone who’s regularly threatening the goal.

My only issue with backing their defence right now is trying to find value.

James Justin (£5.0m) is the standout but if you don’t already own him it feels like a big investment when you can get the likes of John Stones (£5.1m).

Now that Ricardo Pereira (£5.9m) has made an appearance in the league, it’s difficult to know exactly how they’ll set up going forward.

It feels like Justin has done enough to keep his place, but whether that’s at right-back, left-back or even a right centre-back in a back three, it’s difficult to know.

Until we see another game I wouldn’t read too much into Pereira playing right-wing as a substitute, I think that might have been to provide a bit more defensive stability to see the game out with Christian Pulisic (£8.2m) and Timo Werner (£9.2m) both playing down Chelsea’s left side.

Manchester City

Stones produces season-high haul as City keep another clean sheet

The Fixtures: West Brom (a) | Sheffield United (h) | Burnley (a) | Liverpool (a)

If you don’t already own a double or triple up with Manchester City players then you’re probably sick of hearing about them. However the fixtures shouldn’t be ignored, and it’s not too late to jump on.

In West Bromwich Albion, Sheffield United and Burnley they face the three lowest scoring teams in the league so far this season.

This is on top of an already impressive defensive record which has seen them keep seven clean sheets in their last nine league games.

With an xGC of just 13.41 so far this season, the number of clean sheets is no fluke for City.

If you want absolute safety in starts (or at least as close as you can get with Pep Guardiola in charge) then Rúben Dias (£5.8m) is the one to target.

John Stones has formed a formidable partnership with the Portuguese centre-back, and looks to be nearly as nailed on.

It would be difficult for Guardiola to break this partnership even if the other centre-backs at the club were fully fit.

There’s always a chance of rotation but for £5.1m Stones is looking like a bargain.

It’s worth noting that he’s only had three shots in the box since Gameweek 10, so don’t expect double-digit hauls too often.

João Cancelo (£5.8m) feels a bit like the forgotten man right now, but in that same time period he’s had eight shots, four of them in the box and created 10 chances as well.

When you watch Manchester City in attack he’s often found in midfield and it feels like a big haul isn’t too far away, but you have to expect him to miss more minutes than the other two defenders mentioned.

In attack, I’m finding it hard to back anyone apart from Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) at the moment.

He not only has the most shots out of all the City attackers over the last four Gameweeks, but he’s also created the most chances too. He’s about as nailed on as it gets and the next three fixtures look appealing.

Elsewhere, you’re trying to bank on minutes and it’s difficult.

Even when playing, the likes of Gabriel Jesus (£9.1m) haven’t impressed.

I thought we might see a resurgence from Raheem Sterling (£11.4m) as well but he hasn’t quite been at it recently. Just four shots in the box over the last four Gameweeks, and two chances created. It’s not a lot of potential with such a high price to pay, at a time where we’re already struggling to fit premium players into our squads.

The only other attacker I think I’d look at right now is Ilkay Gündogan (£5.5m). At his price he doesn’t pose much of a risk, although he does take up a potentially valuable Man City slot. He’s had the same number of shots in the box as De Bruyne for less than half the price, and has created a few chances as well. We should forget thinking about him as a deep lying player, he’s getting into the box as much as anyone else right now. It’s just whether you want to take the risk over him being guaranteed minutes, but right now he seems to be.

Aston Villa

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The Fixtures: Burnley (a) | Southampton (a) | West Ham (h) | Arsenal (h)

It’s quite easy to forget about Aston Villa right now considering they haven’t played in the league since New Year’s Day where they lost to Manchester United 2-1.

They’re a bit of an unknown right now, not in terms of how good they’ve been, but how good they’ll continue to be.

This whole season is setting new precedents and giving us new challenges. Seeing how a team copes with forced lockdown and training ground closures has still only happened a handful of times.

Luckily we’ll get to see their fitness against Manchester City and then how good of a performance they can put in against Newcastle before we have to start buying their players again ahead of a fairly good fixture run in Gameweek 20.

It’s also worth noting that like Manchester City, they have fixtures they still need to rearrange, so at some point they’ll have more Double Gameweeks, although we can’t say exactly when yet.

In terms of value I think they still offer lots. At the back their defensive numbers are some of the best in the league. Their average expected xGC per match is 1.14. To put that into perspective, Manchester City have 0.79 and Chelsea have 0.94.

Matt Targett (£4.6m) is the cheapest way into the defence, however he’s only created two chances in his last four matches, compared to Matt Cash (£5.0m) who’s created six. If you want to back the clean sheets though and save some money you could do worse than Targett.

In attack Jack Grealish (£7.7m) is still the standout. Even after missing Gameweek 18 he’s still the fourth highest scoring midfield by both total points and points per match this season.

No player has created more chances so far this season (55), nor has higher expected assists (xA) at 5.02. This includes De Bruyne who has played just one minute less than Grealish. Even for shots in the box, he stacks up with 31 so far. That’s 11th out of all FPL players.

Anwar El Ghazi (£5.8m) is another player that was popular before the enforced break for Villa, but I do worry about what might happen once Ross Barkley (£5.9m) is back.

Barkley was a mainstay in the team until injury and if he comes back into the side it could be El Ghazi who misses out.

We will likely get some kind of indication of this in the Manchester City or Newcastle games. If El Ghazi did miss out, Villa will be looking for another penalty taker and unless Watkins has found some confidence from somewhere they could fall to Barkley, although this is only speculation on my part.

Up front I still think Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) provides lots of value. With some doubts over Dominic CalvertLewin’s (£7.6m) fitness we are perhaps starting to run a little low on cheap forwards, with Patrick Bamford (£6.7m) and Michail Antonio (£6.3m) being some of the other popular ones.

Watkins has provided plenty of frustration to owners after missing some decent chances, but his movement is key, being able to get into great positions so consistently and having Grealish behind creating those chances. In fact, Watkins’ expected goals (xG) per 90 is 0.51 so far this season, that’s the same as Kane and higher than Danny Ings (£8.3m) and Timo Werner (£9.2m) who are 0.41 and 0.40 respectively.

Who Else?

Mitchell benefits from Palace's first clean sheet since Gameweek 1

Crystal Palace face West Ham (h), Wolves (h), Newcastle (a) and Leeds (a) over the next four weeks. With Tyrick Mitchell (£3.9m) looking to have won the left-back spot back, he provides great value for our squads and potential good cover when needed to be called upon.

While a lot of FPL managers are likely loathe to invest in the Chelsea attack, we shouldn’t ignore their defence. As mentioned above they have some of the best defensive numbers in the league.

They’re not going through a great period right now but they do have some fixtures which should see defensive returns. They play Wolves (h), Burnley (h), Spurs (a) and Sheffield United (a) over the next four. Apart from Spurs, the other sides are all in the bottom seven for xG this season.

If Reece James (£5.1m) can prove his fitness he still looks to be a bargain, although right now Ben Chilwell (£6.1m) possibly provides a more reliable option, especially with the risk that Kurt Zouma (£5.8m) may have now lost his regular centre-back spot.

With fixtures to rearrange we shouldn’t completely forget about Fulham. They face Brighton (a), West Brom (a), Leicester (h) and West Ham (h) in the next four.

We have seen some signs of defensive improvement from Scott Parker’s team, although given the difficulty of fixtures over the last four, we will have to wait and see exactly how that plays out in the next few weeks.

Alphonse Areola (£4.5m) offers a cheap back-up goalkeeper opportunity and Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) offers a very cheap midfield option as a 4th midfielder or more likely a bench option.

He does have some competition from Bukayo Saka (£5.3m), Tomas Soucek (£5.3m) and Raphinha (£5.5m), but with Double Gameweeks at some point in his future he may be the one to opt for, especially with West Brom to play soon.

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1,029 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    City defensive triple up a real option.

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Wish I’d gone there last week instead of bringing KDB in for a -8.
      Oh well. Hindsight and all that.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Yeah exactly

    2. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      With Laporte available, you could still field 2 def on a good day.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        I don’t think Laporte matters.

    3. Breezyy
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      For 3 games. Then Pool n City n Wildcard in 25. So rather go for an attacker

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Possibly. Can see it being another draw though.

    4. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Laporte and Ake will be back soon and dias and stones will be rested

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Laporte been back for a while hasn’t he. Can’t see him getting anywhere near breaking up that pairing.

      2. Would Ed Woodward
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        They can rest in the next two FA Cup games.

    5. Zen Arcade
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      I'm considering it.

    6. Team Bobcat
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Triple up are cery danger with civid 19 about. That needsto be factored in also. A risk worth taking for some but I am content with twofor the time being.

      Any last minute cancellation could be carnage your triple up team is involved.

      Just know the risks and decide yourself what you think is best

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        So many f the squad have already had it the danger has been minimised.

    7. Groot the Leveller
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Definitely need a good 4th defender to cover cancello.
      I've got Cresswell for that, and Mitchell as fodder

      I'll reassess in 3 gw time, but I'll definitely keep 2

  2. mynameisq
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Has kdb even been confirmed injured/are there rumours? Or is everyone taking him out because of his crapness

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Cheers

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        For goodness sake this always when I’m in a decent position to save!

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          *always happens

        2. elwardio
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Same. Oh well turn adversity into an opportunity. If kdb to gundogan that will leave a massive chunk of short change in the coffers for next week

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Out for 2 to 3 weeks as per NinetyThreeTwenty!

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        I don't wish injury on anyone but fpl is always better when a kdb or a Salah etc gets injured

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          True. Opens up so many options. And you always seem to have some extra cash.

  3. Epic ⚽ 墅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Any rumours of a Salah injury?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Probably during the game.

      1. Epic ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Cheers.

        During the game as people are wondering why he's not in the squad I guess.

    2. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      KDB injury started few hours before kick off and *unconfirmed* news is that he's out for at least 2-3 weeks.

      Starting with next one?

    3. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Page 2: So what are the rumours of Salah injured?

      Page 3: Any source for Salah injured rumours?

      Page 4: Salah is injured, confirmed by (random twitter account).

      Page 25: Salah starts lol

      1. Epic ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        I see you know how it works 😀

      2. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Page 30 omg I knew he would haul I sold him!!!! Season over

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Hoping for a benching at least

    5. elwardio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Lol. Shame about the villa result last night epic but great performance form the boys

      1. Epic ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Aye decent performance. Mings always has one massive mistake in him every game. At around 70 minutes I was still waiting for it knowing it would come.

        1. elwardio
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          He is prone to mental lapses no question. Frustrating as otherwise his performance was fantastic and rest of defence superb. Brilliant to have them all fighting fit, bring on the geordies and hopefully most improved player targett will be back as well

    6. JJeyy
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Unfortunately for you, no

  4. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    If you want to see two guys who really really hate each other turn to sky sports news. Kaveh and Dharmesh is such a brutal watch. Kaveh is trying to get back in Dharmesh’ good books but the hate is too strong.

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      All for show. Even worse if Jim White is on. Ugh!

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        No mate, watch it. I’ve been watching them for a while now and I’ve never seen such animosity on screen.

  5. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Just a reminder that the last 3 games Matip played 90 in Liverpool beat Leicester 3-0, Wolves 4-0 and Palace 7-0. Once he’s back so are their assets

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Of course, the defence being out injured is an issue sure but fabinho and Henderson moving back to cover them is an even bigger issue

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Double whammy

      2. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Yes. Their presence in midfield is missed. Also the full backs have to play more conservative to cover Hendo and Fabinho. The sooner Matip is back the better

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Yeah precisely. So many struggling to understand something so basic. Got your creative mids at centre back and you ain’t gonna create much.

  6. Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Is Gundo a better or worse option when KDB is not in the 11?

    1. Zen Arcade
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Not sure, but he looks like Chopper.

    2. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      You’d imagine he’d play more defensive as Bernardo Silva and Foden are more of a liability in defence. In saying that he looked much more likely to score once KDB went off against Villa

    3. The Rumour Mill
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Everyone at City is worse when KDB is not in the 11.

      1. Epic ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Better for Gun as he'll be on pens.

    4. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Better, in terms average attacking position. But I feel it could be worse, in terms of chances created, space to take shots, etc.

  7. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Imagine if Salah gets injured tonight then Bruno in the Cup.
    What will we spend our funds on? Lol

    1. Team Bobcat
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Kane Son Vardy Sterling Mane auba Rashford Maddison...dont worry there are plenty to spend it on

      Might make things a little interesting for sure but would wish that on people

  8. gogs67
      2 months, 21 days ago

      What do you think for a few weeks down the line, ballsy? Or balls-up?
      Obviously depends on Augero's fitness and how far up the pitch Pereira plays, but I quite fancy it as a scoring team with differentials. Man U pairing could go horrendously wrong lol
      Would leave me with 0.3m and could play any formation to suit the fixtures, except 1 up front for obvious reasons.
      Bench points don't bother me, rotations and injuries are covered.
      And if one of them get's dropped long term then funds are there to change like for like.
      Not too happy with only one keeper but that's budget constraints for you!!

      Martinez Steer
      Cancelo Stones Shaw AWB Pereira
      Grealish Salah Saka Son Barnes
      Augero Kane Antonio

      1. gogs67
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Aguero

        • Quan MisTaka
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          balls up. Aguero not an option imo and no bruno

      2. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Goal apiece for Pieters and Salah today unassisted and it’s happy days

      3. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Maybe an idea to slightly update the articles before publishing when you are recommending an injured player

        1. fclackless [Brazil Nuts]
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          That would involve proofreading before publishing so no .. sorry.

          1. JohnnyRev7
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I've volunteered to proof read (my profession) their articles for free before publication. At least five times over the years. Just got totally ignored. Not even a 'thanks but no thanks'. So I gave up and just cringe at some of the shiite that's get published. Which I as a member are paying for. Double whammy.

      4. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Assuming I do my KDB to Gundo move this week, who would you rather lose (probably) for Kane the following week?
        A) Bamford (Dallas only other Leeds)
        B) Watkins (Martinez only other Villa)

        Both have DGW on the horizons... other striker is Antonio

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          B for me

      5. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Anyone from US here?

        1. Threat Level Midnight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Yes

        2. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          yes
          USSR

        3. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          aUStralia

      6. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Everyone writing off Mo Salah...

        1. Team Bobcat
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          They/We were before KDb failed. Few writing him off now. Think people are fearful of him in a big way and that is coming across in strange ways. Happy days if you own

      7. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Am I right in thinking that Antonio can be started week in week out regardless of fixtures as long as he's fit? I was planning my team with LiveFPL planner and it would mean starting him vs Liverpool in GW21, nothing wrong with that right?

        1. Epic ⚽ 墅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Are you asking if he's good enough to start every week? I am. But then again it's him or Brewster...

          1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Yeah basically that, I know no player is fixture-proof as such but with the confidence West Ham and with him being on pens mostly, I would think he is quite close to that...

            1. Epic ⚽ 墅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Aye I reckon so, as DGW below says, it's all about his fitness. That's something you can't really predict and chances are he will all of a sudden come off with an injury, but until then just keep playing him. Cross that bridge when it comes.

        2. DGW Sane TC Fail....
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          it's just about his fitness. In my opinion West Ham are more than capable of scoring against any team.

        3. Do I Not Like Orange
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Liverpool haven't exactly looked watertight recently.

          1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I agree, Matip should be back though

      8. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Well well well KDB out, looks like KDB + Wilson > Kane + Gundo/Maddison for me, how’s about you’s?

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          -4? I’m tempted by Ilkay or Maddison and then get Kane next week for Wilson..

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Sorry Warby, didn’t see the reply, Yeah either for -4 or for free if rolling a free next GW, Gundo is winning over Maddi for me atm

      9. faux_C
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Had Soucek pretty much all season, but feels like time to get off now (also have Coufal and Antonio) - what do we think?

        1. Epic ⚽ 墅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Off for who?

          1. faux_C
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I'm thinking Gundogan

        2. Pedersen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Cheap good enabler. No one else in that price class outperforms him. I wouldn't sell, just don't rely on playing him every week

        3. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          he will be in my team all season unless injured

        4. elwardio
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Soucek to gundogan is a good percentage move for me

        5. Team Bobcat
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          I have only owned him a week and must say I am disappointed I bought him in but thats not fair on him either. I should give him a chance. My decision regardless.

          He islast sub for me next week, hence my dilemma. Saka ahead of him on my bench

      10. Pedersen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Anybody know how long KdB is out for ?

        1. marcos11
            2 months, 21 days ago

            2-3 weeks apparently

        2. Make Arrows Green Again
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          BadFPL a reputable team source on twitter? Suggesting Salah not in squad as of 7 mins ago.

          1. Make Arrows Green Again
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            May be a p take though

          2. faux_C
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I just looked at this - they are talking about their own FPL squad.

          3. JJeyy
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Its a joke look at the follow up tweet

            1. Make Arrows Green Again
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Thanks! Oh hilarious. That's a mute-worthy offence.

          4. JBG
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            He was joking... He meant, he didn't have Salah in his FPL squad.

            1. Make Arrows Green Again
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Yeah there was a long troll pause beforehand

        3. Nightcrawler
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          And so it begins

        4. Sloane426
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Salah not in the squad tonight.

          1. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Haha

        5. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Right then, so it looks as thought kdb is out for 2-3 games which are all plum fixtures

          What are you all doing with him ?

          1. PogBruno
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Sterling time?

            1. elwardio
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Not good value on current form. Gundogan better pick and use cash for upgrade(s) elsewhere

        6. Pepeye
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 21 days ago

          KDB may have a hamstring tear and may miss the Liverpool game

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 21 days ago

            So he’s out for the next 3 ?

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Twitter sourced?

        7. bitars
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Best option to replace KDB?

          A) Son

          B) Gundogan

          C) Grealish

          D) Maddison

          E) Barnes

          F) Rashford

          1. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I thought city were brilliant without de Bruyne, heavily tempted by Ilkay...

            1. Nightcrawler
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Yes its no surprise ...always trying the hollywood pass gives away the possession all the time

          2. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            A

          3. Pépé Pig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            B for me. Also looking to get Madd in for Soucek next week

          4. bitars
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I want them all. At least A-B-C. Will probably take a hit with KDB and Soucek out for two of them.

        8. s11m
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Antonio or Bamford?

            1. faux_C
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              eesh that's a toughie. Who are your others?

              1. s11m
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Also trying to figure either Kane or Vardy. Altho Vardy has easier upcoming fixtures, but thenagain, Kane seems to be in-form.

              2. Groot the Leveller
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Both

            2. Mac90
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              15pts behind Cup Opponent

              I have: Salah(C) Robbo

              Him: Grealish Martinez

              Who will win?

              1. elwardio
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Close but most times you lose I think

              2. Lovren an elevator
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                You need absolute minimum of a pool cleansheet I'd say. Chances at home to Burnley?!

                1. Mac90
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  I wud say if Salah scores 2 goals it'll be good enough no.

                  1. Lovren an elevator
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 21 days ago

                    Haha well yes, but I was trying to speculate more likely things. But then, I guess he could

              3. Team Bobcat
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                It may be easier to gauge after tonight. They saying "points in the hand are always worth two in the Bush" spring to mind. So I gamble on him

                1. Team Bobcat
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Take away the word always

            3. Lovren an elevator
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Best long-term mid option out of this bunch?...

              A. Raphina
              B. Harrison
              C. Klich
              D. Lookman
              E. Bowen
              F. Armstrong
              G. Smith-Rowe

              1. Pépé Pig
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                D or G

                1. elwardio
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  This

              2. Tambling5
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                F More likely to play over the length of the season now recovered from injury. D and G more fashionable, and will be popular on here.

            4. faux_C
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              My cup opponent didn't BB and he has 30 points on his bench... https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/1171001/event/19

              I did BB and I have 3 points on my bench.

              1. Pukki Party
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Report him for multiple teams

                1. faux_C
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Doesn't seem much point when his OR is 5.8m 😆

              2. Tambling5
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Ha beat someone! I got 4 points!

            5. PogBruno
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Will it be Gundagon on pens in the absence of KDB?

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Yes.

            6. Pépé Pig
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Thoughts on Pogba as an option?

              1. PogBruno
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                He is aa good a option as Bruno imo except the pens

            7. Pepeye
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Yes Gundo on pens now

              1. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                24 hrs later & still no nearer pressing reply 🙂