Scout Notes

Maddison and Grealish injury updates and Sunday’s FPL action reviewed

We round up the headline FPL talking points from Sunday’s matches in our whistle-stop review.

JACKED IN

Jack Grealish (£7.7m) was absent as Aston Villa succumbed to a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Leicester City.

Rumours had swirled about the midfielder’s potential absence both before and after Friday’s Gameweek 25 deadline and there is still an element of mystery about how long the England international will be sidelined for, with the Athletic’s Gregg Evans reporting that Grealish will also miss next weekend’s match against Leeds United and the BBC’s Simon Stone going a step further and declaring (in a subsequently watered down article) that he may miss a month of action.

Interviewed after full-time, Villa boss Dean Smith expressed hope that Grealish could be back in time for Gameweek 26 – although did admit that he would have to be an “optimist” to think that:

Jack had some discomfort on Friday afternoon so we pulled him out of training, assessed him and didn’t think he was right for the game.

It’s not a re-occurrence of a longstanding injury or an old injury. It’s not going to be a long-term injury but I’ll be guided by the medical staff as to how long he’ll be out and Jack himself. I can’t tell you any more than that really.

Pretty much [a case of taking it game by game], yeah. If I’m an optimist maybe he’ll be back for Leeds or, if not, Sheffield United but I have to be guided by him and the medical staff and see how it is.

FPL managers aren’t hanging around either way, with Grealish the most-sold player of Gameweek 26 and already flogged by over 100,000 managers.

MADDISON ALL RIGHT?

Gundogan fit to start as De Bruyne returns to City XI and Foden drops to bench 1

Leicester City have their own injury concern as we prepare for the biggest Double Gameweek of the season.

James Maddison (£7.3m) continued his fine form on Sunday and opened the scoring at Villa Park – his 12th goal or assist in his last 14 appearances.

But the England midfielder hobbled from the field of play just after the hour-mark, having twice needed treatment from the visitors’ physios.

Brendan Rodgers said after full-time:

He had an issue with his hip last season. He just felt it when he was taking the corner so as a precaution we’ve taken him off and we’ll examine that over the next couple of days.

Harvey Barnes (£6.8m) is probably the biggest winner from the flags on fellow mid-price midfielders Grealish and Maddison: he is currently the most-bought asset of Gameweek 26.

Barnes recorded his second successive double-digit haul with a goal and an assist in the Foxes’ victory, which took his total to 10 attacking returns in 11 Gameweeks.

Ricardo Pereira (£5.9m) was intriguingly deployed ‘out of position’ in that win for the Foxes, lining up on the right of midfield ahead of Timothy Castagne (£5.7m) – although how much that selection was made with a plan to combat Grealish in mind is another question.

1-0 TO THE ARSENAL’S OPPONENTS

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Ilkay Gundogan (£6.1m) made a swift return from injury at the Emirates this afternoon but couldn’t add to his season’s goal tally of 11.

The German started and finished the game in his now customary ‘number eight’ role but he, and City as a collective, never really clicked in an attacking sense in north London.

Not that Pep Guardiola’s side really needed to get out of second gear, with Arsenal failing to capitalise on some threatening positions in the final third and mustering only one shot on target in the entire game.

This was City’s 15th clean sheet of the season and their 13th in the last 16 Gameweeks.

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) made his first start on his return from injury as a ‘false nine’ and managed to look both classy and rusty before being hooked on the hour-mark, while the advanced Joao Cancelo (£6.1m) again saw plenty of penalty-box action and wasted a glorious chance to double City’s lead when toe-poking wide from 10 yards.

Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) was the visitors’ match-winner, nodding home Riyad Mahrez‘s (£8.1m) second-minute cross for his 13th attacking return in his last 14 league starts.

SON/ANTONIO/SPURS

Grealish absent through injury as Castagne returns for Leicester's trip to Villa 3

West Ham United defeated Tottenham Hotspur in the first Premier League game of the day, with Jesse Lingard (£5.9m) continuing his purple patch of form in east London.

Lingard’s goal was his fourth attacking return in as many appearances for the Hammers and turned out to be the match-winner, which secured him maximum bonus points and a double-digit haul.

Michail Antonio (£6.6m) was passed fit to play and marked his return with an early goal, although his comeback was ever-so-slightly tainted with a second-half booking.

Tomas Soucek (£5.3m) also picked up a yellow card en route to a one-pointer, with FPL’s most-owned defender, Aaron Cresswell (£5.8m), losing his clean sheet when Lucas Moura (£6.6m) nodded home Gareth Bale‘s (£9.3m) corner.

Soucek and Vladmir Coufal (£4.7m) were involved in separate collisions but recovered to finish the game.

Son Heung-min (£9.5m) and Harry Kane (£11.1m) both blanked but came within inches of a return: the former striking the woodwork late on with a freak, looping touch, with the latter seeing a potential assist go up in smoke in the process.

Kane had also teed the impressive Bale up for a second-half attempt that clipped the bar.

All in all, though, another underwhelming Spurs display (their fifth defeat in six) will leave some FPL managers pondering whether even Kane and Son are worth the outlay for the upcoming Double Gameweek.

BRU-NO WHO

“It’s not been his best game but…”

That line has regularly been used in conjunction with Bruno Fernandes‘ (£11.6m) name over the past few months and there was almost an inevitability on Sunday that, after an anonymous first half in which his most notable contribution was to pick up a booking, the Portuguese playmaker would still come good.

A slightly fortunate assist for Daniel James‘ (£6.2m) goal and a customary penalty brought up his 10th double-digit haul of the season and means that he has now racked up 307 FPL points in his 39 appearances for Manchester United.

Matching Fernandes on the day was Marcus Rashford (£9.6m), who won the aforementioned spot-kick after earlier firing United in front.

Anthony Martial (£8.7m) couldn’t take advantage of the injured Edinson Cavani’s (£7.9m) absence and turned in a poor showing, while United’s back four yet again conceded to a Premier League struggler – the bottom five teams in the division have all breached the Red Devils’ defence in 2020/21, with Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.1m) the latest to profit.

Luke Shaw‘s (£5.1m) owners may overlook those deficiencies so long as the left-back continues to create chances a furious rate – the defender was again top for key passes for his side on Sunday.

GOALS, ASSIST AND BONUS

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922 Comments Post a Comment
  1. rokonto
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Is it safe to get Dominic Calvert Lewin with the hamstring trouble?

    1. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I'm risking it. Obviously there is some risk but there is with most half decent strikers (Ings, Antonio, Kane etc.)

      1. rokonto
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Thanks

  2. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    A. FH team

    Martinez
    Dias • R.Pereira • Digne
    Barnes • Bruno • Gundo • Sterling/KDB
    Vardy • Kane • DCL

    B. -4 team

    Martinez
    Dias • Mee • Targett
    Barnes • Bruno • Gundo • Sterling • Son
    Kane • DCL

  3. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Vardy has been quite recently. All stats point towards a GW26 haul.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      What stats?

  4. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    How many DGW players are you going with? Any punt you are taking?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Rivals will have 15 and BB. Best I can get to, taking one hit, is 13 and 2 Leeds. I think I'll BB with that anyway as there don't seem to be any later GWs that offer better B prospects.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Yeah, seems like this will be a popular week for BB, luckily 58% have already used them. Just to reduce the damage and avoid big red arrow, I'll probably go with TC.

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      10 or 11.
      Will be pretty template.
      Doing Watkins > Richarlison and having a DCL,Kane,Richarlison has crossed my mind.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Sounds risky to drop one DGWer for another, especially with those fixtures

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Villa without Grealish didn’t impress me.
          I’ll probably still keep him though.
          I’ll either be moving Dallas > Periera or Grealish > Barnes to get my 11 out.

    3. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      11 on FH.
      For differentials i have gone with attacking wingbacks (Digne Reguilon Castagne/Pereira) (Feel they have a high point ceiling)
      Gone with Vardy over Barnes in attack.
      Apart from that pretty template for remaining 6/7 positions.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Good luck, will be fun with FH

        1. Weeb Kakashi
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Absolutely. GL

    4. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      9

      But

      Maybe add a 10th with a -4

  5. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    In your opinion who is the best 4.8 DGW26 DF to have

    Any ideas would be welcomed

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I like Coleman,Konsa and Lowton for that price.
      Maybe Aina as well.

  6. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    FH team

    Ederson
    Digne Pereira Reguilon ***
    Salah Son ***
    Kane Vardy DCL

    Last 2 spots to be decided based on UCL involvement for City players
    - One of Cancelo/Gundogan
    - One of Stones/M.Pereira/Targett/Semedo/Bert Traore

    Thoughts??

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      No Spurs defence

      Count all those cs they have racked up and count also attacking returns for Reg,

      (Experienced Reg owner)

      1. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Fair enough mate. But here we are talking just 2 games. Id expect one CS from Spurs. If lucky i might get 2.
        And Reguilon is quite the attacking based on eye test.

    2. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      1. Why are you getting Leicester? I don't think their fixtures are good.

      2. Do you think Reguilon will play both the games?

      1. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Leicester are in fantastic form. Vardy only needs a goal to get max bonus. Expecting a double digit score there.
        Ricardo is quite attacking and you can rely on Leicester for cleanSheets.

      2. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        If Reguilon is benched on Friday then definitely i see him starting both.

        1. Yozzer
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Good luck predicting that one.

    3. Ian & Zen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Always form over fixtures - definitely Leicester over Spurs

    4. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Salah over Bruno on FH is begging for trouble

      I'd take Sterling Bruno Barnes Gundo Targett and lose Salah Vardy Reguilon

      Maybe that's just me. Maybe funds make this difficult

  7. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Villa were diabolical first half yesterday and no better all game versus Brighton. Can’t see attack improving with no Grealish either.

    Watkins to DCL would be a minus 4

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Tasty fixtures for DCL, and captainable.

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        They are

        Villa just look dire to me - very tempted by the minus 4.

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Yeah Grealish is being used as a scapegoat, Villa have looked poor for three or four games now

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        This. Martinez has been their hero for a while now, not Grealish

        1. Sloane426
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Watkins > DCL for a hit is terrible.

      2. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Really annoys me, when they say about how much they miss Grealish, they have been awful in the last few

  8. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Guys, which games remain unscheduled?

    Also will there be any games rescheduled due to FA Cup, or all set already?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      GW26 and 27 are all set. Southampton and Everton will have a double in some week.

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      https://www.premierleague.com/fixtures

      Gw33 mini blank.

      1. Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Thank you.

  9. as33
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Have Cancelo and Gundo, should i get and KDB, but loose Salah?
    Will play BB
    Martinnez(Sanchez)
    Shaw, Alonso, Cancelo, Dallas, Lowt
    Salah, Son, Bruno, Ralphina, Gundo
    Ings, Bamford, Antonio

  10. Echoes
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Keep Saka or bring in Lookman for a -4 for my BB in GW26?

    • Dog and Fox
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Cancelo, Shaw, Gundo, KDB, watkins
      or
      Cancelo, Dias, Gundo, Salah, fodder

    • fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Martinez
      Cancelo Stones Robertson
      Salah Fernandes Gundogan Raphinha
      Bamford DCL Ings

      Pope Soucek Coufal Ferguson

      1. Soucek Coufal Ferguson >> Barnes Targett Shaw (-4) (play BB)
      2. Coufal Ings Coufal >> Targett Kane (could TC)
      3. Pope Soucek Ings >> Areola Barnes Kane (-4) (could TC)

      Thanks guys

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        1 looks good

        1. fcsaltyballs
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Go without Kane or Son?

    • Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      On WC and still have a BB (don’t know when to use)

      Would you carry a 4.5m second GK from now or just go with a 4.0 GK and use transfer in the future when ready to BB?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I've had a playing backup keeper all season due to covid risks.

        1. fcsaltyballs
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Sensible. Could you give me your thoughts below I always value them

    • fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Bottomed...

      Martinez
      Cancelo Stones Robertson
      Salah Fernandes Gundogan Raphinha
      Bamford DCL Ings

      Pope Soucek Coufal Ferguson

      1. Soucek Coufal Ferguson >> Barnes Targett Shaw (-4) (play BB)
      2. Coufal Ings Coufal >> Targett Kane (could TC)
      3. Pope Soucek Ings >> Areola Barnes Kane (-4) (could TC)

      Thanks guys

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Liverpool have some good fixtures on the way, but I've given up on them - I wouldn't have Robbo myself - or even Salah.

        Too much spent on GKs - your choice of Areola or Sanchez might be a more cost-effective back-up.
        No room for corpses like Ferguson, so he has to go. Option 1 looks good, maybe sort the keeper out later, or 3 and fix Ferguson later.

        1. fcsaltyballs
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Thanks mate much appreciated

    • Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Will Mendy leave Man City this summer?

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        You would think so.

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 23 days ago

          But being part of a rotating team that wins everthing because of squad size may suit him

          1. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Fair point

    • tibollom
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Hi guys, this is what my team currently looks like, got 1 FT and 0.7 ITB.. What transfer priority? Ings to Richa? any suggestions much appreciated

      Lloris
      AWB Dias Cancello Mee
      Salah Bruno Son Gundo
      Bam Watkins

      Button Raph Ings Struik

    • mojoindojo
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Take a hit and BB this bench?
      Mendy Reguilon Saka Dallas

    • Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Guys, is anyone going to WC37, BB38?

      Seems more viable to me, as gives me clear picture of those who motivated/has no attachment to Europe and gives opportunity to have balanced bench with mid-priced options with no problem to bench them further. Can load on West Ham/Liverpool players for example if they will be struggling for eurocup places.

      Really don't need WC now, also have FH to navigate blank/DGW after 30. Thoughts?

      1. GE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Great ides actually!

        1. GE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Only problem is that I have a too good bench now that I would more easily downgrade on a WC

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Would be daft. Plenty teams on the beach by then, bring in kids for their first run out.

    • fpork
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Would you do Grealish, Salah, Cavani->Kane, Son, H. Barnes for a -4?

      Already own Vardy.

      1. mojoindojo
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Keep Salah

        1. fpork
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          He is the only way I can get Kane and Son. An alternative is to just get Barnes for Grealish.

    • Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Is this the most open week for captaincy? Don’t think we’ll have a runaway captain so could be big rank swing with chips added into the mix. So many good options:

      Man City - would love to captain gundogan but expecting lots of rotation
      Bruno - mr consistency but tough to call the Chelsea game
      Son/Kane - if they score then you know these guys will be involved and decent fixtures
      Salah - Liverpool been awful but it’s still salah with one of the games can sheff Utd
      DCL - couple of nice fixtures for Everton and they score goals
      Barnes/Maddison - bit more left field but Leicester have been impressive recently

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Bruno will almost certainly be the runaway captain overall

        I guess you're referring to top 10k and FFS poll, which should be closer but I still expect Bruno to have a lead

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          A few weeks ago there was a heck of a lot of noise on here about waiting for this DGW to TC Kane. Will still be a popular move to get him in and TC him, I reckon.

        2. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Yep agreed, Bruno will have highest EO. Folk talking about Kane being captained by everyone but I expect his EO to be relatively low in top 10k

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Definitely tough to call. I can see a lot of people without BB and FH choosing to TC and getting punkt this DGW.
        You only mention Gundo for City; I'd chuck in KDB who might get both games to get up match fitness. Also a big risk of course.

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          I didn’t want to have too long a post! But agreed KDB is also a brilliant option. Looked good yesterday

      3. Del Griffith
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Kane is already the run away leader but I see your point especially after the WH Spurs game

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Only 18% ownership in top 10k which surprised me

          1. Del Griffith
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            It's between Kane and Bruno for me, still undecided!

            1. Pat Bonner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Same thinking here

      4. XX SMICER XX
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I have decided to avoid captaining City players. Risk of rotation is too great and I want my Capt to play in both games.

        Fernandes will be rested midweek and is nailed to play both games (subject to injury)

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Coming round to the idea of Bruno over Kane. If I don’t captain Bruno then it’ll be the case of owning a player and wanting him to fail!

      5. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Bruno will be the runaway captain with 7 returns in the past 4 games. Salah blanked vs Everton and Kane/Son don't have the ownership for it.

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          He’ll def be highest EO but will be interesting to see the captaincy in top 10k. Kane could be a differential

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Kane will most likely be my captain. See this as an excellent opportunity.

      6. Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Captaincy turns out to be more difficult than expected. Was initially set on TC on Kane, but like most having second thoughts now. If Gündo plays both, I'd put the armband on him, but rotation risk is to high. So between Bruno and Kane, but might save TC. But will there be a better DGW for TC chip? Maybe KDB/Gundo in DGW27, or save it for Spurs second DGW (likely to be GW 32??) , hoping they have found some form by then.

    • Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Digne or R.Pereira?

      1. XX SMICER XX
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I like both!

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        50/50!

      3. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Similar dilemma. Think the answer is picking the guy who's team can keep clean sheets.

        1. b91jh
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          The team that can't keep a clean sheet keeps one this week, while the one that is capable for getting clean sheets didn't tho.

      4. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Its a tough one!

      5. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Have neither atm but Digne easy for me, extra game and more nailed.

        1. Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Extra game?

    • Raybigblue
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Morning Everyone

      have 9 double players 2 single this week for minus 4

      Should i wildcard or save ,will there be a better double game week
      what do you guys think
      at the moment im 90% save it

      1. XX SMICER XX
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Depends on who those players are!
        If you are going to WC then you need to look further ahead than just this double gameweek

    • XX SMICER XX
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Morning all, trying to work out what chip to play?

      1. BB - Areola, Lewis, Vestergaard, Adams
      2. TC - Kane / Salah / Fernandes

      I still have WC left

      1. GE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        2

    • Ha.
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      A. Grealish, Bamford, Ings > ESR, Kane (TC), DCL
      B. Grealish and Ings > Barnes and DCL (TC)

      1. GE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        A with other than ESR

        1. adam wigan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          I think ESR is a good idea as long as he’s a bench player in a 3-4-3 / 4-4-2 for example. Plays majority of games, gets occasional assists, and enables a stronger starting 11

          1. Ha.
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Yes he would be on the bench

            No other options at that price point

      2. Konstaapeli
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Both include a hit?

        I wouldn't bother with Kane. Spurs are horrible.

        1. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Only top one is a hit

    • GE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Better ways to get Kane here?

      I’m thinking Cavani, Ings and Soucek -> Kane, Waktkins and Reed (-4) and maybe BB.

      (2FT, 0.8 itb)

      Martinez
      Cancelo/Dias/Digne/Mee
      Salah/Bruno/Son/Gundo
      Cavani/Ings

      Bench: Messlier, Bamford, Dallas, Soucek

    • b91jh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      What to do with this team? Probably WC30, FH used already. 2ft, 3.9itb

      Martinez
      Cancelo Dias White
      Bruno Salah Grealish* Gundogan Raphinha
      DCL Bamford

      Pope Dallas Antonio Cresswell

      A) Bamford/Grealish to Kane/Barnes (free), 9dgwer, 10 to play GW29 if no hit taken
      B) Option A plus Dallas to Coleman or Aina (-4), 10dgwer, 9 or 10 to play GW29 if no hit taken
      C) Bamford/Grealish/Dallas to Kane/Lookman/Pereira or Digne (-4), 10dgwer, 10 to play GW29 if no hit taken

      Other suggestions are also welcomed. TIA.

    • Help Me!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I have 4 players who don't have double games in GW26, but they all play GW29. Is it worth going for hits to transfer them out here, and more hits to get players for GW29 later on again. On top of that I have unused BB. At the moment I'm planning to BB with the single game players for GW26. And I can end up having around 9 players for GW29, without hits.

      1. Real Socially Distant
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        One option is Lookman. He plays 2 games in gw26 and plays in gw29. That's my plan...and Watkins in for next week too

    • b91jh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      If you own all of them, how would you rate them as a TC option from best to worst?

      DCL, Kane, Salah, Bruno, Gundogan, Sterling, Son

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Kane, Bruno, Salah, Sterling, Gundo, DCL, Son

      2. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Kane, Dominic, Bruno, Sterling, Gundogan, Son, Salah

      3. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Bruno, Salah, DCL, Kane, Gundo, Sterling, Son.

        I think?

      4. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Kane, DCL, Salah, Bruno, Son, Gundo, Sterling

    • CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Been planning to TC Kane for weeks now but starting to reconsider.

      I can see Burnley parking the bus for 90 mins to try and grind out a goalless draw.

      Fulham are a different side to earlier in the season and I can't see them losing heavily either...

      May just flip a coin... Fernandes Heads, Salah Tails.

      1. Lazaretti
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Spurs form is also worrying and they are not the best team to break deep lying defence

    • Knowsnothingaboutnothing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Best Grealish replacement....already have Sterling - Gundo - Bruno - Barnes

      1. Knowsnothingaboutnothing
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Sorry budget is 8.1

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Just this week or longer term? LT maybe Mount.

          1. Knowsnothingaboutnothing
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Ideally longer term.... like Mount but next 3 fixtures aren't great and doesn't play in 29