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What effect will Ross Barkley’s return have on Villa’s attacking assets?

Aston Villa’s first Premier League match back since their first-team squad was forced to isolate due to a COVID outbreak saw Ross Barkley (£5.9m) return to their midfield.

Barkley took the place of Anwar El Ghazi (£5.8m), with Jack Grealish (£7.7m) moving out into a wide position.

After a strong showing against Manchester City in Gameweek 19, the former Chelsea player looks to have slotted back into the side with ease.

But with so many Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers owning Villa assets like Grealish and Ollie Watkins (£6.1m), how will this affect their points potential?

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  1. Bonus magnet
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    wildcard this (yay or nay):

    martinez areola
    robbo* dallas* tierney* mitchell ampadu*
    bruno son mahrez* bowen* zaha*
    kane brewdog* martial*

    TO

    martinez areola
    stones* justin* shaw* mitchell stuijk*
    bruno son sterling* maddison* smith-rowe*
    kane bamford* antonio*

    and £1.5 m left over in bank

    1. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yep

    2. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      No. Bowen and Zaha are nice differentials. Mahrez and Martial to go

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I would. Lack of City defense is a big problem and you also have a lot of deadwood.

    4. NateDogsCats
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I don't think it's too bad tbh, there are definitely improvements you can make but for the most part I think you're OK. Mahrez, Ampadu, probably Martial and Robbo need to go but I think the rest is decent. Zaha has a good run of fixtures coming up, West Ham are in decent form, Arsenal better defensively, etc.

      • Boly Would
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        If you decide to do it, I wouldn't get Struijk. Won't get much gametime with Phillips, Cooper, Llorente back.

    5. rubberdignerapids
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Total Transfer Count Comparison

      34 for me

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        27

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          16

      2. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        21

      3. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        23

      4. Cojones of Destiny
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        23

      5. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        17

      6. Buck The Trent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        27

      7. Lamplighters
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        55

        1. rubberdignerapids
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Holy...haha

        2. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          That include wc surely.?

      8. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        25

    6. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Early thoughts on who scores more in 21 - Kane vs BHA or Vardy vs LEE? Will have Son also

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        If I had to choose right now Kane.

      2. linkafu
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Kane for me

      3. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks guys

      4. rubberdignerapids
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Kane is more likely given Brighton's style of play, I also fancy Son in this game potentially to have a bigger haul (quick break on the counter as Spurs will likely give possession to Brighton)

      5. andy85wsm
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Think for that one week in isolation I'd put my money on Vardy.

        Leeds give up so many chances and Brighton defence has probably been a little unlucky to concede as many as it has.

        1. Stormbringer22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          It determines whether I double up on Son + Kane but no Vardy, or do Vardy + Kane but no Son

      6. NateDogsCats
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Vardy, Leeds defence looked petrified of him last time out and that was when they were in a better spell

        • Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          If you have Vardy stick. If you have neither buy Kane because he's the better long term pick.

          1. Stormbringer22
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 19 days ago

            A. Gundo + Vardy + Kane
            B. Son + Kane + Bamford

            to condense it like that

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Who do you have now? Pick the path of least resistance i.e. the one that requires the fewest transfers.

              1. Stormbringer22
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 19 days ago

                They both require the same amount of transfers which will include a -4 hit. Taylor to Cancelo is happening this week regardless. The week after I do either KDB + Bamford > Kane + Gundo or KDB + Vardy > Son + Kane

                1. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  I'd go A.

                  I like Gundo for a few weeks.

                  Keeping Vardy is good for 3 weeks. After that you can switch to Ings if they get that DGW in 23.

                  1. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Thanks Camzy, appreciate the advice!

            2. NateDogsCats
                2 months, 19 days ago

                A for sure, Bamford is still a decent option but Leeds have looked very poor recently, A is a nice mix IMO

                1. Stormbringer22
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  I am leaning towards A at the moment. Down the line I can always sell Vardy and get Son for 23 to go alongside Kane

        • linkafu
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Pick one:

          A-Gundo
          B-Foden
          C-Maddison

          1. Stormbringer22
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 19 days ago

            A>C>B

            1. Stormbringer22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 19 days ago

              On a side note - prefer Barnes over Maddi personally

              1. rubberdignerapids
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Same, but I'd prefer Vardy from Lesta if I'm going for one despite his inflated value given his current form

          2. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Has to be Gundo

          3. Detweiler
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            A, C, B

        • unclesbasement
            2 months, 19 days ago

            odegaards coming arsenal means smith rowes/saka are not guaranteed starters

            1. linkafu
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 19 days ago

              For now they are. He’s not a superstar coming. He will have to prove first. They are actually in a good dynamic with Saka and SR.

              1. unclesbasement
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  yeah but the fact its a loan and odegaard wants to play frequently makes me think once hes settled in (probably in about 2 games) he will be a regular and the youngsters will get dropped

              2. Jordan.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                nonsense

                1. unclesbasement
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    you want to explain why?

              3. RAFA THE GAFFA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Dam, 0.1 short of KDB+Raphina >> Son+Grealish.

                Thoughts on Maddison instead? Could do it with Soucek not Raphina then.

                1. Karan14
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  Prefer Barnes over Maddison.

                  1. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    This ^

                2. Original - Wolves Ay We
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  Get Gundogan

              4. tibollom
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                so many things to fix in my team, not sure where to start, only have 0.5 itb and no FT..

                Lloris Button
                AWB Dias Mitchel CTaylor Ferguson
                KDB Bruno Son Saka Raphina
                Kane Bam DCL

                1. tibollom
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  should i take a -8 to do get rid of KDB + DLC

                  1. Original - Wolves Ay We
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Yes

                  2. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    I would

                  3. rubberdignerapids
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    I would probably just do the -4 with KDB to Gundo etc.

                    You can just play Raphina this week

                    1. tibollom
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      thanks mate might do that

                2. rubberdignerapids
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  How did you already use up a transfer and end up with this? Assuming you brought in Mitchell??

                  1. tibollom
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    yep exactly, had balbuena

                3. Bonus magnet
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  just sort DCL and Raph

                  1. tibollom
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    thanks will look into that

                4. All about the galacticos
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  352 - just do kdb

                  1. tibollom
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    thanks mate, kdb to gundo?

                5. linkafu
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  DLC to Anto GW20, KDB to Salah GW21.

              5. NateDogsCats
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  If you had to choose just 1 for the next few weeks, Kane or Son?

                  1. Karan14
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    I feel Kane is more predictable for captaincy.

                    If you're not going to cap and need the extra money then probably Son.

                  2. linkafu
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Kane

                  3. rubberdignerapids
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Kane- pens and better stats

                  4. Cojones of Destiny
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Каnе

                  5. Sgt Frank Drebin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    I would go for Son personally just because he's cheaper and posts similiar returns

                    1. Mayor of Flair
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Agree

                  6. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Kane

                  7. Little Red Lacazette
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Arry

                  8. Detweiler
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Kane - penalties a key. Also when he scores he usually gets 3 BAPS!

                • RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  If DCL is back and grabs a return this week then I’m going to have a massive headache on who to sell next week when he then has Newcastle and Leeds. Wanted to get Kane!

                  Other two forwards are Antonio & Bamford who look locked in too.

                  1. Cojones of Destiny
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    nice problem to have 😉

                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Fair point. But also annoying as I want Kane

                  2. NateDogsCats
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      I'm going for defence against Newcastle and Leeds, was thinking 2 week punt on Digne but actually thinking Keane now. They've looked better defensively lately and Leeds are woeful at defending setpieces so really probably either are decent options

                  3. Sgt Frank Drebin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Salah's non penalty xG per 90 minutes is only 0.36 this season. It was quite inevitable that when penalties dry up he's not gonna score many points in FPL. And yet somehow I ended up with him and even captained him in the double GW.

                    1. Mayor of Flair
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      If it helps I TC'd him

                  4. fpork
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Team after DGW. Quite happy.
                    Fabianski (Johnstone)
                    Dias, Cancelo, Justin, Chilwell, Dallas
                    Salah, Grealish, Fernandes, Soucek, Lookman
                    Bamford, Vardy, Antonio

                    What do you think about the following plan? (2,3ITB)
                    GW20 - Save
                    GW21 - Grealish+Chilwell->Son+Mitchell
                    GW22 - Vardy->Kane

                    Downgrades defence and lets me have Son for Brighton game and Son+Kane for WBA.

                    1. Mayor of Flair
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      I'd be hanging on to Grealish and Vardy TBH

                    2. Stormbringer22
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Sounds good. One thing I will say is that Villa have decent fixtures coming up and Grealish should do better now that Barkley is back

                    3. Sepp Blattered
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      I think once you find out the DGWs in the upcoming weeks, you'll change your plan

                  5. Mayor of Flair
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Please pick one of:

                    A. Bamford + Holding

                    or

                    B. Watkins + Justin

                    1. Stormbringer22
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Probably B

                    2. All about the galacticos
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      A

                    3. linkafu
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      B

                    4. aleksaa2
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      B

                    5. Detweiler
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      B - though wait until this weekend. Chance that if FA Cup fixtures go a certain way, Bamford gets a double GW23

                  6. linkafu
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Can we believe in Palace defense?

                    1. Stormbringer22
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Unless it is Mitchell, I would stay away personally

                  7. Little Red Lacazette
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Who wins this H2H:
                    A. 10 points
                    B. Mings + Wilson.

                    1. Stormbringer22
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      A just

                    2. linkafu
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      B

                    3. Detweiler
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      A - luckily Mings and Wilson both hauling is unlikely given they're against each other.

                    4. NateDogsCats
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Tough one, it's possible Wilson blanks and Villa cs but Mings gets a couple of bonus points

                    5. Sgt Frank Drebin
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Gundogan looks like a great pick, but question seems to be which 3 players to choose from Man City? I think I would rather have 2 defenders so that leaves one place for either KDB or Gundogan. Tough decision. KDB is pretty safe and quite predictible player among the premium options with steady returns so I guess I would rather have him. On the other hand if you compare for example Gundogan + Kane vs KDB + 6m ish forward it's quite close.

                      1. Karan14
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        KDB is injured for 3 weeks.

                      2. Stormbringer22
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        We don't know with certainty how long KDB will be out for. Given that he will likely miss most of the good City fixtures in the close future, I am more inclined to say Gundo + Kane is the way to go.

                      3. Little Red Lacazette
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        I have Dias, Stones + KDB. Will sell KDB if out for more than 1 game for Gundo then upgrade one of my 6M ish front 3 to Kane.

                      4. NateDogsCats
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          KDB looks out for up to a month ICYMI

                        • Detweiler
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Gundogan and Kane optimal.

                        • HMC
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          I’m currently on Kdb + Rodrigo
                          Kane + Gundy seem the right moves especially until wildcard in gw25

                        • Sgt Frank Drebin
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Ok, I've missed the news that KDB is out. Thanks. To be honest that was coming. I'm surprised Pep didn't rest him vs Crystal Palace

                      5. Lignja
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Is Bruno mu obvious Kdb replacement or should i look in some downgrade to aford double city def?

                        McCarhy
                        Chilwell, Stones, Coufal
                        Salah, Kdb*, Son, Grealish
                        Kane, Antonio, Bamford

                        (Holding, Mithcell, 4.4m mid)

                        1. Detweiler
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          I like KDB to Bruno for you. Can always do Chilwell to Dias if needed next week.

                      6. Detweiler
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Would you do KDB to Gundogan for -4, or just play Soucek this week?

                        1. Stormbringer22
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Play Soucek

                        2. Sepp Blattered
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Soucek, can see the WBA game being quite low scoring like 0-1 or 0-2

                          1. Detweiler
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Thanks. The sensible option, but probably correct.

                        3. Camzy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          I'd take the hit. It's one less move you have to make in the following weeks and it gives you money to buy Kane or Vardy in 21.

                          1. AC/DC AFC
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            This is the best approach... They'll be something else to fix soon enough.

                          2. Detweiler
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            That Kane game v Brighton is very appealing. Annoyingly for me I want to hold Bamford and Watkins, so would be Brewster to Kane, which requires an additional 0.5 I can get from defence but would be another -4 again next week....

                            1. AC/DC AFC
                              • 5 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              What are Watkins recent returns like?

                              I think he looks promising but is he scoring frequently enough for now?

                              1. Detweiler
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 11 Years
                                2 months, 19 days ago

                                Poor - hasn't scored since GW8! Though with Barkley back, fixtures, price point, and future doubles, I think he is worth holding.

                                1. AC/DC AFC
                                  • 5 Years
                                  2 months, 19 days ago

                                  Game week 15 and 11 points at Palace.

                                  He could streak but equally Villa could drop off too.

                              2. AC/DC AFC
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 19 days ago

                                Watkins has had three hauls, one 7 pointer and 12 blanks in total.

                                4 decent scores all season so far.

                                Not for me.

                            2. Camzy
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              Which is basically what I'm doing.

                              I think I'm going to take -8 this week. Next week Davis > Kane and then I'm all set for a while. Roll FT in 22 and then I'll have 2 FTs in 23 for a potential DGW.

                              1. Detweiler
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 11 Years
                                2 months, 19 days ago

                                Interesting, especially as we have fairly similar teams,. Assuming Zouma is coming out for you?

                                1. Camzy
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  2 months, 19 days ago

                                  He's already gone haha

                                  Zouma > Mitchell
                                  James > Cancelo
                                  KdB > Gundo

                                  Next week Davis > Kane.

                      7. rubberdignerapids
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Which area of the Members stats do you find yourself spending most time in?

                        For me- 1) Comparison Tools 2) Team Stats 3) RMT- More for fun as I don't think it's terribly useful

                        1. Karan14
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Comparison Tools & Custom Tables.

                        2. Detweiler
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          The members tables mainly - Deadly Assasins, One Stat to Rule, Midfield Maurauders, Wingback Wonders, Dangerous Defenders, Hole in the wall

                        3. AC/DC AFC
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Isn't expected goals the only one worth paying for?

                          1. rubberdignerapids
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            You can find that within comparison tools

                        4. Camzy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          1. Comparison Tool
                          2. My own stat table I built. It basically tracks attacking threat and I filter by price and by timeframe.
                          3. Match data. Even though I watch basically every game now, I still want to cross-check to see if the eye test matches the underlying data.

                          That's basically all I use.

                          1. AC/DC AFC
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            I've never used any of it.

                            But when you listen to what those in the top 100 use they say expected goals, fixtures and patience!

                            I know you do really well too.

                        5. Baines on Toast...
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Stats tables, particularly:

                          - Minutes per XGI / XGI per 90
                          - Calculate my own non-penalty XGI/90 then adding around 0.15 for penalty takers based on season data so far

                          Mainly I just geek around, but I think it's generally useful.

                      8. wulfrunian
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        If Grealish gets a yellow card vs Southampton he will not be suspended for the next game right?

                        1. AC/DC AFC
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          He will be

                        2. Detweiler
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Highly unlikely he gets another yellow. Most of his yellows have come from arguing with ref, so if he keeps a lid on things he will be ok! Easier to do knowing he misses a game if he argues...

                          1. The Train Driver
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Should have had 2 yellows last game, injured both Walker and KDB.

                            1. Indpush
                              • 3 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              Agreed at least regarding Walker. He through him down. Thought so re KDB but not sure if that was the point he got hurt or if it was a little earlier

                        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Cheers. FFS .

                        2. Ninjaa
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Who's the next best City player to bring in for that time, fixtures are really good so want to stay with a City player. Considering a flutter on Sterling , thoughts?

                          1. AC/DC AFC
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Gundo or Foden?

                            But Mahrez or Sterling could step up or B. Silva into that role or Jesus.

                            Hard to call so Gundogan on form.

                        3. Detweiler
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Taking him out becomes an easier decision!

                        4. HMC
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Sell and bring back on gw25 wildcard

                        5. GreennRed
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Bad news but hopefully Foden gets a run of games.

                      9. Nikolai Volkoff
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Doing Salah > Kane (-8) feels so wrong and yet so right

                        1. Ninjaa
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Nah not for me

                        2. Coys96
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          A -8 is a bad way of looking at it. It will be a -4 with the other move also being a -4.

                          Think of it that way. Only a -8 if you're switching bench players, which wouldn't be worth it.

                        3. AC/DC AFC
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Defo

                      10. Oooo Matron
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        I'm taking a - 4, thoughts on this? KDB & Salah to Sterling & Maddison

                        Current team
                        McCarthy
                        Dias Cancelo Konsa
                        Fernandes Grealish KDB Salah Son
                        Bamford Antonio

                        Subs: Dier, Dallas, Brewster

                      11. Rinseboy
                        • 9 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Salah or Sterling to Son
                        or Vardy/Bamford to Kane?

                        or roll FT and wait a week?

                        Martinez
                        Maguire Dias Stones
                        Sterling Salah Bruno Raphinha
                        Bamford Vardy Antonio
                        Johnstone Soucek Coufal Justin

                        1. GreennRed
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Bamford to Kane.

                        2. Cojones of Destiny
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Мо

                          1. Cojones of Destiny
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            to Son

                      12. Millie7
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Mcarthy
                        Dias - Stones - Holding - Targett
                        Salah - KDB* - Son - Fernandes
                        Bamford - Antonio

                        Martin - Mitchell - Reidewald - Adams

                        1FT 0.6ITB
                        KDB > ???

                        Also tempted to take a hit for Adams this week so I can start to upgrade bench??

                      13. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Best option here folks??? KDB to....
                        A- Gundogan
                        B- Son
                        C- Sterling
                        D- KDB and Soucek to Gundo and Son -4(have no Spurs attack atm)
                        Many thanks

                        1. aleksaa2
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          KDB to Gundo in gw20, then in gw21 bring Son

                          1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Thankyou mate!! Definitely leaning towards those moves and very sensible to do over two weeks as I can play Saka this week so a midfielde of Salah, Bruno, Gundogan and Saka will be rather pleasant!!! Thanks mate!!

                            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              *midfield

                        2. AC/DC AFC
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          A or B

                          1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Cheers mate!! They are the two moves I will make over next two gameweeks!! Doing those frees up funds to do Vardy to Kane too after!!

                      14. Terry Tibbs: Top Pundit
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        I was planning Son > Fernandes.
                        Should I do
                        A) KDB > Fernandes
                        or, take a -4 pt hit with:
                        B) KDB, Son > Sterling, Fernandes

                        1. GreennRed
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          A

                        2. aleksaa2
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          A

                        3. Terry Tibbs: Top Pundit
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Cheers. I've been good not takings hits this season. Just getting tempted into a little change around.

                      15. tibollom
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Everton fans, do we have any idea if DCL has a chance of playing ?

                      16. Coys96
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Which scores more

                        1) El Ghazi +2
                        2) Martinez & Watkins

                        (cup)

                        1. Stormbringer22
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          2

                        2. GreennRed
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          2

                      17. The Mighty Hippo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Now that KDB is injured I think I'll get Gundogan in and use the extra funds to bring in Vardy, moving to a 343.

                        Thay would give me a forward line of Kane Vardy Bamford..... too top heavy?

                        1. Stormbringer22
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Exactly what I am leaning towards. I don't think it is too top heavy. Works well for 21 to have both Kane and Vardy. You can then downgrade Vardy and get Son (if you don't have him already) for 23

                        2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Naa. My front 3 too in 21:

                          Salah Bruno Son Gundo
                          Kane Vardy Bamford

                      18. Do I Not Like Orange
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        If money no object, do you prefer Stones or Cancelo for the next few? Expect to have both within a month, but which should I prioritise for now?

                        1. aleksaa2
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          See what is up with Walker, if he is out, Cancelo is a no brainer