Scout Notes

Pogba making case for FPL inclusion as United face more appealing fixtures

FULHAM 1-2 MAN UNITED

  • Goals: Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) | Edinson Cavani (£7.8m), Paul Pogba (£7.7m)
  • Assists: André-Franck Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m) | Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m)
  • Bonus points: Pogba x3, Zambo Anguissa x2, Cavani x1

POG IN THE WHEEL

Paul Pogba‘s (£7.7m) latest Fantasy Premier League return has installed him on many a radar ahead of Gameweek 20.

The Frenchman netted the winner in Manchester United’s 2-1 victory at Fulham on Wednesday night and has involved himself in three goals since Gameweek 17.

No member of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad has matched Pogba’s attacking returns over the last four matches, in which he has produced an average of seven points.

By comparison, the more expensive Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) has a goal, assist and five points per game during that period and Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) has a solitary assist to his name.

“I would like to say so (Pogba is at his fittest and most focused). He is happy, physically in good shape and we know all about his talent. Today we played him in midfield and it was worth it.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Whether Pogba can sustain this form beyond Double Gameweek 19 is certainly worth monitoring.

It must be noted, pinning down his favoured position in Manchester United’s formation remains a challenging prospect.

After starting on the left-hand side of attacking midfield against Aston Villa and Burnley, he has returned to the holding roles for the last two matches.

And some cynics might point out that his stunning out-of-the-box goal at Craven Cottage came from his only shot of the game.

DEFENSIVE POTENTIAL?

According to the Fantasy Football Scout Season Ticker, no team has better fixtures for defensive potential over the next six Gameweeks than Manchester United.

They face Sheffield United (home), Arsenal (away), Southampton (home), Everton (home), West Bromwich Albion (away) and Newcastle (home) between now and Gameweek 25 – encouraging indeed.

Their preparation for that run of matches has been relatively positive. Since Gameweek 16, only Arsenal (four) have more clean sheets than Manchester United (three).

However, their start at Fulham might have worried owners of Harry Maguire (£5.4m), Luke Shaw (£4.8m) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m).

With the Red Devils producing some sloppy passing and poor defending early-on, the Cottagers exposed their high line in the fifth minute when Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) ploughed through the middle to open the scoring.

And some might argue that United’s defence is not as strong without Victor Lindelöf (£4.8m) next to Maguire, the centre-back missing out at Craven Cottage.

“(Lindelof) is not bad, it’s still his back we’ve got a few issues with, I felt it was better he stayed home, trained a bit and can be ready for the weekend,” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

TAKE A LOOK

A third Premier League goal of the season for Lookman is sure to increase attention on the player for differential potential.

His Wednesday-night opener was his second attacking return of the last three matches and it is possible he could find himself deployed out-of-position from now on.

With Aleksandar Mitrović (£5.5m) still fit enough only for cameo appearances from the bench and Bobby De Cordova-Reid (£5.3m) missing out through suspension, Scott Parker used Lookman as the centre-forward in a 3-4-2-1 formation.

“(Deploying Lookman through the middle) worked to a tee in the first goal. His finishing was deadly. I thought that worked well. He’s vital, everyone has seen he is quality and he proved that tonight. For sure (Lookman will relish the pressure). He needs to relish. A young player who is thriving and getting a run he’s not had over the last couple of years. Huge player and he’s going to be a difference-maker for us.” – Scott Parker

His positioning is, of course, something to monitor in the next few matches although some Fantasy managers could benefit from jumping early.

When sorting the Season Ticker by attacking potential over the next six Gameweeks, Fulham rank second best with Brighton (away) and West Bromwich (away) their next two opponents.

Fulham XI (3-4-2-1): Areola; Adarabioyo, Andersen, Aina (Mitrović 83′); Bryan, Reed, Zambo Anguissa (Lemina 79′), Tete; Cavaleiro (Kamara 71′), Loftus-Cheek; Lookman.

Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): de Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Bailly, Wan-Bissaka; Fred, Pogba; Martial (McTominay 85′), B Fernandes (Matić 90+5′), Greenwood (Rashford 85′); Cavani.

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  1. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Martinez, johnstone
    Dias, cancelo, coufal, Egan, Mitchell
    Bruno, KDB, Rashford, Bowen, ESR
    Bamford, Antonio, kane

    1FT, 0.8 ITB

    KDB -> Gundo the obvious move and recycle funds next week? Anything else worth doing?

  2. Cruyff's Eleven
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Might be accused of chasing last week's points etc. but I'm close to pulling the trigger on

    Salah + Soucek to Maddison + Pogba and use the surplus funds to bring in Kane next week.

    Thoughts?

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      My gut says no

  3. jimmy.floyd
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Play three:
    A AWB
    B Saka
    C Bamford
    D Wilson
    E Coufal
    F Souček

    Have DDG and Creswell

    1. Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      BC(A/D)

    2. ivantys
        2 months, 26 days ago

        BCD

    3. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Current team is on 105 with Martinez and Grealish left with no chips. If I WC 18 instead of FH I’d be on 132 with BB. That’s 27 pts. Pain...

      1. 420king
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        and how many points would you get on a WC?
        just chill, WC can be worth more than 27 pts in a single gw....

        1. 420king
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          in GW18 i mean

      2. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Subtle brag? Haha

    4. YEAH PITCH!
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Fplstatistics had Antonio due a rise the last few nights, and again tonight.
      Are any other prediction sites slightly more reliable?
      Thanks.

      1. Krapgame
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        give fantasy football fix a go, see if its any better, I find ok for my needs.

    5. kobewan
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Would have keep KDB if it was only 1 week but 3 to 4 weeks is too much..

      sell him for and FT who?

      A. Sterling
      B. Rashford
      C. Gundogan
      D. Marhez
      E. Pogba
      F. Barnes
      G. Maddison

      1. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        G

    6. Klip Klopp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      My rank has really fallen because I didn't play my WC and I went without Stones etc. Can I get some advice on my next move?

      Martinez
      Coufal / Chilwell / Cancelo
      Salah (c) / Son / Bruno / Foden
      Kane / Bamford / Antonio

      Bench: Foster, Dier, Bissouma, Douglas

      A. Chilwell --> Stones
      B. Foden --> Gundo
      C. Any other suggestions?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Salah out

        1. Klip Klopp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          for who though?

        2. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 26 days ago

          What happened to Salah essential and non owners will be punished, Pukki? Lmao

          1. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Now that the witch curse is over Salah will return to his best form

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Must be why you're advocating selling him

              1. Pukki Blinders
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yeah more points for myself in the weeks to come

      2. Garth Marenghi
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        not B

      3. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        It depends on the FAcup game.If Foden gets a rest i would save ft else b.I would keep Chilwell.

      4. Yank Revolution
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Chil out / Stones or Dias in for the MC double up on D. Helped me rocket up the standings this week.

    7. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      I'm dying inside...

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Liverpool fan?

      2. Yank Revolution
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Order has been restored...Glory, glory...

    8. PP6
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Thoughts? Tempted by KDB -> Sterling
      and then
      Salah (West Ham)and Bamford (Leicester) -> Vardy (Leeds) and Son (Brighton) and have Kane + .7.

    9. 420king
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Does anybody else HATE price changes in this game? Would you prefer it if they only happened once per GW, as soon as the transfer window for next one opens (capped at 0.2)?

      1. HashAttack
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Only the price drops 🙂 ... the problem this season are the long, drawn out game weeks

        1. 420king
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          I feel like the problem lies more within a huge amount of casual players that are making early moves for absolutely no reason. You can either wait and get priced out of your desired move, or do the transfer early and get screwed by injury. There's absolutely no skill whatsoever involved in this either.

          1. HashAttack
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Don't think casuals are the ones driving it - most of them don't do transfers
            What about new teams set up each week - there must be a lot of them created each week and presumably those purchases count towards price rises

            1. Deulofail
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Most casuals don't do transfers? Most do!
              You can play the game while wasting a bunch of free transfers, but they don't do transfers, they're not casuals, they're not playing.

              1. Deulofail
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                *if they don't do transfers

              2. 420king
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yeah, I figured it was mostly casuals because they'd be inclined to do the transfers early but he's right, there's more than just that.

      2. waldo666
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I used to think that way as is the way in another game I play but then thought wouldn't it be boring if all fantasy games were pretty much alike.

        1. 420king
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          I don't think the game would be more boring to you if they changed that, if anything you should be more inclined to play because the rules would make so much more sense...

          1. waldo666
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I don't mind the volatility of the market tbh. I do admit though that there does seem to be more blatant manual intervention over the last few seasons though which is very frustrating.

            1. 420king
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              I do get the fun of volatile market. But in this case it's not, because people are either abusing the system or making hasty early decisions which do not help anyone.

      3. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I think the buying price should rise and fall but the selling price should never change. That would also allow them to more transparently manually manipulate the prices. E.g. to raise Smith Rowe up in more dramatic steps.

        1. 420king
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          I think it's an interesting idea and would solve one problem that a lot of people have, but I still prefer mine as I feel it solves two without changing the system much.

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            You doing it once a week would definitely be part of my system too. You couldn't be manually manipulating prices by +/- 0.5, for example, without telling everyone about it and when it's going to be.

            1. 420king
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Right, having it once per week would solve all the 'abuse' problems. Would also stop people from getting extra value from WC which some might not like, but overall it'd be more fair to everyone.

              1. Deulofail
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yeah I like it, mainly for a different reason though: that it levels the playing field for people across the world, and opens the door to transparency. No need to keep the pricing system opaque in that case. Or less reason to.

                Though I don't think your solution, alone, solves the averarching problem that people feel forced into making moves for the financial side of the game, which is not what they wanted to play FPL for. It's too complex a system attached to what should be more of a 'pick you favourite players' kind of experience. FPL is generally very simple in every other way, but for some reason, you have to factor in a long-term business strategy, which most don't have the time to compute, and doesn't really feel rewarding at the end since it might not pay off, because FPL is so unpredicatble anyway.

                Your specific issue that people feel pressured into moves early in the gameweek is part of the problem that people are pressured into moves in general. I think solving the the 'early in the gameweek' part doesn't do much to solve the problem, because people will still be pressured into early transfers (e.g. buying 1 GW earlier than you wanted because the price will go up next GW). You can still argue the same thing: that price changes are part of the game and up to you how you play. If it's really beneficial to wait most of the time, then you should do that and gain your advantage. Much the same as a week-to-week price change.

                I would rather see the price game removed from the fantasy football game entirely. (Except for adjusting buying prices periodically and transparently as mentioned above to keep the game balanced and challenging throughout the season).

                1. 420king
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Right, levelling the playing field for all people across the world was also a part of why I'd prefer it to be this way, but you make some good points that I agree with. What I was suggesting would indeed not be the perfect solution, but considering how reluctant they are to make changes it would perhaps be the one they would be willing to do right now and (for me) it would certainly be an improvement. I also don't see being pressured into an early deal because of a price rise as a bad thing, as long as you know it is happening.

              2. Yank Revolution
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                What they should do is take the Price Change Predictor and make it legit, open up that side of things and let players see what is REALLY going to happen with rises and falls and not have us make semi-educated guesses on it.

      4. OrmskirkFC
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I was lucky to get some big hitters early but now find myself hesitant to tinker as I would lose .4 on Grealish, Son, Bruno or Kane if I wanted to buy them back. That's already been affecting my thinking.

      5. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Part of the game and loved it from the first day. Creates distinct styles of play towards it and to some extent stops everyone having identical teams. As much as it can reward the brave (or stupid) it can have the very opposite effect too.

        1. 420king
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          And that's exactly what my problem is 🙂

          1. 420king
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            (not the identical teams, but the fact it depends too much about luck...either hold your transfer and risk getting outpriced or make it early and risk getting an injury)

      6. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I quite like it. Adds another dimension to the game.

      7. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Can be frustrating but is a fun extra angle to the game. All the prior analysis I've seen points to veterans (those with consistently good ranks) doing transfers late though. Current world number 1 seems to be doing his just before the deadline each week. Sensible with COVID I think.

    10. Going To Win This Year
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Salah to Son or Gundo or other

      1. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        hold

    11. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      WC required?

      McCarthy Johnstone
      Justin Coufal Dallas Targett Balbuena
      Salah Mane Bruno Foden Soucek
      Werner Adams Bamford

      1. waldo666
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Nothing that can't be sorted over a few weeks, Werner out would be my priority.

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Cheers mate

      2. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        no WC needed here, Werner > someone

      3. FantasyHero
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Might not be a great week to sell werner tho
        I would do mane -> someone

    12. Garth Marenghi
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Do we know how typically how Sterling performs when kdb is out?

      1. Danno - Emre Canada
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Think he scored against Arsenal the only time this season he was on his own. Aguero played for a bit and they won 1-0

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Pretty woefully

      3. Garth Marenghi
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Thx, okay so that move is a little more punty. Then other factors like if Aguero was playing, but regardless the creativity won't be there to set up Sterling as much. Also with Dilva gone.

    13. SilentLemonMan
        2 months, 26 days ago

        KDB/Maguire > Cancelo/Grealish - triple the Man City defence ?

        1. King Drogba11
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I’ve gone Robbo to Stones to get Triple city defence.

            Best value in the game no debate around it

          • OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            trip City defence i bottled this DGW and it cost me, i am looking at doing it next week

        2. Danno - Emre Canada
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          One of my big cash rivals back 4 nearly matched my whole TC team GW score hahahahaah

          1. HashAttack
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            72 for my back 4 + GK .. and that's with AWB and Cancelo disappointments

          2. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Cash league. Tut tut.

        3. fcsaltyballs
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          no chance Liverpool win the league now

          1. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Still more chances than Manchester United.

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Must be deluded

              1. Niho992
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Deluded because i think Liverpool is better team than Manchester United. Lol. Ok

            2. Pep Roulette
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Lol no shame

            3. fcsaltyballs
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              you will be lucky to get top4

              1. Niho992
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                2nd place behind City.

                1. fcsaltyballs
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  no chance, you'd need to be able to score goals first

                  1. Niho992
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    "no chance"

                    Just lol

          2. Yank Revolution
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            City are favorites still, sadly for me.

        4. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          If KDB is out for a while who to replace him with?
          Open to a nice differential but i think Maddo is probably the best one to get? 1FT 0.3 ITB

          Marti
          Coufal Stones Cancelo Chilwell
          KDB* Salah Son Bruno
          Bamford Antonio

          Brewster Alzate Taylor

          1. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            i like Maddison pick

            1. De Gea is GOAT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Thank you kind sir. Any differentials?

              1. OneDennisBergkamp
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                at 7.3% Maddison is one I would say?

                the only issue is no City attack

                1. De Gea is GOAT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Very true. Expected his ownership to be higher tbh. I would only trust KDB in attack but keeping a close eye on Gundo.

        5. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Which City triple up out of the 5 options?

          A. Foden
          B. Gundogan
          C. Dias
          D. Cancelo
          E. Stones

          1. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            C D E

            1. Pep Roulette
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Cheers mate

          2. Yank Revolution
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I have D and E and would like one of those cheap attackers.

            1. Pep Roulette
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Cheers fam

          3. Lamplighters
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            On my wildcard, I swapped Foden to Gun. Both are in excellent form, but I think Gun is nailed as much as a city player can be nailed.

            1. Pep Roulette
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Cheers mate. And which 2 defenders?

              1. De Gea is GOAT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Cancelo and Stones if you have decent bench cover. If not Dias and Stones.

                1. Pep Roulette
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Cheers fam

          4. Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            All defense - why not, it’s working

        6. Stand By Mee
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Is Bamford to Antonio a sensible move? Would you do it for a hit?

          1. fcsaltyballs
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            not for a hit

          2. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Not this week. Not at all.

          3. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            not for a hit this week, do it free next week

          4. Joggers Nipple
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            no and no

          5. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Don’t be silly.

          6. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Point chasing IMO. You're transferring in someone who's benefitted from a DGW to someone who still has one to come. At least give Bamford Newcastle.

          7. Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Not for a hit but Bamford does look bad lately

        7. Tsparkes10
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          What to do? Nothing? And who to bench?

          Martinez
          Justin Stones Dias Dallas
          Son Bruno Salah
          Vardy Antonio Bamford
          (Johnstone, Raph, Coufal, Soucek)

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Coufal over Justin?

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Hmmmm not sure

          2. HashAttack
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Play Raf ahead of Justin - Leeds will have had a whole week off over Newcastle

          3. waldo666
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            No idea who you would bench but I'd be keen to play Raphinha against Newcastle.

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              That's the problem. But he also let me down this week :/. Tricky one...

              1. waldo666
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yeah, let me down too. I have a pretty ordinary bench though so no headaches for me.

          4. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Raph > Justin

        8. tc93
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          138 points- happy with this GW.. but now what do do with this lot? Is KDB out for a few weeks?

          Tempted to do KDB/Davis --> Kane + Anguissa (and play 3-4-3)

          Team:
          Martinez
          Coufal / Dias / Stones
          Salah / Fernandes / Son / Soucek / KDB*
          Bamford / Antonio

          Bench: Button, Robertson, Michell, Davis*.

          Thoughts?.

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Moves look good. Wait on kdb news though... Soucek, Robo to Justin, Gundo instead maybe?

            1. tc93
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Yea I've also thought about taking robbo out.. but if I did I'd most likely wanna bring grealish in.. if KDB is only gonna miss one match I'd most likely do Soucek + Robbo --> Grealish + any 5.0 def (maybe Justin)

            2. Avery
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 26 days ago

              KDB out for 2-3 weeks maybe 4 or longer...

          2. Joggers Nipple
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            KDB to Sterling?
            Cash in on Robbo soon

            1. tc93
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              hmm not sure on sterling without KDB.. I'd rather own Kane for the fixture run.. but if KDB is only out for 1 week I'd defo keep

              100% agree on robbo, just not sure where to go

        9. OneDennisBergkamp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          talked out of city triple defence this DGW, maybe now is the time..

          1. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Nah. You will want City attacker in some stage

            1. OneDennisBergkamp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              probably around the same time i WC

          2. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Cancelo stones and Dias for me if KDB out. Those next three fixtures are minimum 54pts plus bonus surely?

            1. Yank Revolution
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              But one goal RUINS your entire GW w/out question. Double up is good enough.

              1. Pep Roulette
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                This. Exactly this. I feel 2 defenders and one of Foden/Gundo.

                1. Yank Revolution
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Yeah, its not even debatable unless desperate. Risk is way too high each week to run that strategy consistently.

                  1. De Gea is GOAT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    If i was chasing a big gap in ML i would do it. Could be gold but very risky indeed

              2. Forever In Our Shadow
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                I would agree entirely but it’s WBA Sheff Utd and Burnley. I don’t see them scoring I’d they played them twice each. Just my opinion. Wouldn’t do it normally.

                1. Forever In Our Shadow
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  *if

        10. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Pogba is a player who when on form seems unstoppable. He has a knack of smelling when something is on a picks up his games. I think right now he sees a chance of some kind of silverware and suddenly his form is great. They way he took his goal against Fulham made him look like the top player he can. Just wish he would do it all the time. Thing is though, he is really tempting me right now!

          1. Joggers Nipple
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Hi! Lets not talk League 1 football
            Seems a fun punt and good way to try to get some 'unique' points over others

            1. Forever In Our Shadow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Unfortunately as ever, after a great promotion the previous season the manager walks out on us and leaves us fighting for our lives and no doubt will go down without a whimper. Really hard times right now. Good win away to Ipswich though the other week!

              1. Joggers Nipple
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yeah, we are not adrift yet but got hope there are 4(?) worse teams than us and cant see that right now.

        11. tc93
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          also to everyone whos panic selling Salah.. do it at your own peril.. imo he'll be the highest scoring player at the end of the season

          1. Yank Revolution
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Im still holding...but a blank v Spurs would be worrying.

          2. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Going no where yet got me. My only doubt is something isn’t right but not sure what it is?

            1. tc93
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              yea somethings not right but I back Klopp and Liverpool to fix that over the next couple of weeks

          3. De Gea is GOAT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Completely agree. He will surely bounce back vs Spurs.

            1. Yank Revolution
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Let's face it though, Pool do NOT look like the team of last season and haven't all year.

              1. De Gea is GOAT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Also agree with Yank R. Nowhere near the same LIV as last season

            2. tc93
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              yea I'd put money on it

            3. UNDERWORLD7
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Surely?

          4. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            i doubt i will ever sell unless its for KDB

        12. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Any suggestions here folks? 1ft, 0.9m itb. Thanks.

          Martinez
          Robbo zouma stones
          Salah kdb Bruno saka soucek
          Vardy bamford

          Forster Dallas coufal Brewster

          1. De Gea is GOAT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Probs save FT imo

            1. Disturbed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Not zouma > Dias?

          2. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Bye bye Zouma. Hello Dias.

            1. OneDennisBergkamp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              this

            2. Disturbed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Thinking the same. Cheers

              1. De Gea is GOAT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yeah good move for sure. But you can also save and reassess next week. Dallas and Coufal are decent bench covers. Sounds like you're pretty set on getting Dias so might as well do it this week 🙂

        13. yanky
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          KDB >

          a) Gundo
          b) Sterling
          c) Son
          d) Grealish
          e) Rashford

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            A

          2. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            d

        14. baines is god
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Wildcarded in frustration. Dropped from 20k to 300k in the last 10 weeks.
          Leno Holding Dier Son Kane DCL De Bruyne Mahrez Zaha Gros all gone

          Martinez (Foster)
          Shaw Stones Cancelo Targett Mitchell
          Fernandes Salah Grealish Maddison Gundogan
          Bamford Vardy Antonio in.

          Hopefully no DGW's until at least GW24 where i might have to resign Kane if spurs have a great double annoyingly.
          Might've been a frustration move but sick of going nowhere

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            You need Kane

            1. baines is god
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Spurs have 5 tough fixtures in a row now. I'm gambling against him (probably foolishly)

              1. Pep Roulette
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                How? Liverpool and Chelsea aren't so tough now. Brighton and West Brom!!

              2. OneDennisBergkamp
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Kane is involved in most of Spurs goals, tough to drop him, I would upgrade Vardy to him, would also go Dias over Cancelo for nailedness

              3. SH1M1
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Do they? LIV Bri CHE WBA City

                1. baines is god
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  3 of the top 6, Brighton away not easy either. WBA home the only 'great' fixtures arguably.

                  Current form of Che and Liv doesn't mean they're not still tough opponents

                  1. SH1M1
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Takes a brave man to go against the highest point scorer in the game, but it could be irrelevant providing Vardy does well too

          2. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Vardy? And no Spurs at all? Not for me but very decent overall!

          3. Joggers Nipple
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Who to bench from that front 8?
            Gundo right down and Vardy to Kane?

          4. Lamplighters
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Agreed you need Kane, and I went Barnes over Maddison and Pogba and Cavani over Mo and Bamford...but I have a lot of catching up to do.

          5. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Not sure what you can even target with a WC at this point besides City and Leicester. which is doable with FTs. I'd look to have a DCL route with his run 21-24.

        15. tc93
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          is holding now nailed at arsenal?

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            He is holding his spot for now surely

            1. tc93
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              ha!!

          2. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            looks like it yes, wore the captains armband a couple times too

          3. Joggers Nipple
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            pretty much so i would say

        16. kobewan
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Who likely will be bench against WBA with KDB out?

          A. Sterling
          B. Gundogon
          C. Foden
          D. Silva
          E. Mahrez
          F. Rodri
          G. Torres

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Can get some idea after the cup game!

          2. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            See who will start game in fa cup. If Sterling rest in cup game im getting him

        17. Serendipity
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Play Soucek (cry) or Dallas (new)?

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Dallas

          2. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Dallas

            1. Serendipity
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Cheers, was leaning that way based on Newcastle's lack of goals recently and Soucek's lack of recent shots (none in last two)...

          3. FantasyHero
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Soucek
            CP concede goals from set pieces and crosses and thats where soucek shines
            Dallas isn't a bad shout but given its an away game you are really only looking for attacking returns.