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Why I’m Wildcarding before a Double Gameweek 27 Bench Boost

Tom Freeman has finished inside Fantasy Premier League’s top 1k a staggering five times in his career. He is back with his latest column outling his plans for Double Gameweek 26 and beyond.


So, where were we? The last time I checked in, Gameweek 23 had drawn to a close and I sat just outside the top 300k overall.

I talked up Burnley’s prospects ahead of their double, specifically focusing on Matthew Lowton (£4.5m) and Johann Berg Gudmundsson (£5.4m), and also touched upon Lucas Digne (£6.1m) and Raheem Sterling (£11.6m).

Since then, it’s all been a bit meh for my own team with no real rank movement, but for context, here’s how Gameweek 25 shaped up:

So, in this my latest column, I’m going to discuss my Gameweek 26 Wildcard and also run through my chip strategy. I’m not quite ready to share my final team as I’ll be tinkering right up till deadline, but after reading this you should know which players I’m leaning towards.

CHIP STRATEGY

The Complete Guide to Scout’s tips and advice to FPL Gameweek 23

Firstly, it’s probably best to talk chips.

The original plan had always been to follow up my Gameweek 16 Wildcard with a Free Hit in 18 and Bench Boost in 19. However, the fixture rearrangements that were announced on New Year’s Eve involving Burnley, Manchester United, Manchester City and Aston Villa, plus Leeds United and Southampton later losing their double, meant that I shelved that strategy.

So now, after much deliberation, I’ve decided to Bench Boost in Gameweek 27. Why 27? Well, I don’t want to hold too much value on my bench for too long after Wildcarding, and I also want to target two specific fixtures which I’ll come to later.

This new strategy of course effects the way I build this Wildcard, and as a result, there has to be some sacrifices as I attempt to spread funds around the squad. I’m pretty sure it won’t be for everyone, but I hope by reading this, you can at least see why I’ve included some players and dismissed others.

I should also point out that I still have my Free Hit and Triple Captain chips available, and plan to use the former in either Gameweek 29 or 33.

THE GOALKEEPERS

Villa bank 11th clean sheet as Martinez bags another haul

Emiliano Martínez (£5.3m) is a bit of a no-brainer in goal, given Aston Villa’s fixtures.

Though the team’s overall level has dropped in recent weeks he’s still making lots of saves. In fact, over the last four Gameweeks, he’s comfortably ahead of any other keeper in the division:

The second spot is harder to decide on, but for now I’ve landed on Sam Johnstone (£4.5m). 

West Bromwich Albion have looked much better in recent matches, now that their new arrivals have been properly integrated into the starting XI. I am realistic though, and do expect more save points than clean sheets.

Alphonse Areola (£4.5m) and Alex McCarthy (£4.5m) are other names I considered, and may still turn to, but for now, Martínez and Johnstone are in my draft.

THE DEFENDERS

A Manchester City double-up makes a lot of sense here, given that their 10-point lead at the top of the table has been built on a solid defensive platform. That’s seen them concede just nine goals in their last 23 Premier League games, which is pretty remarkable. 

However, given my OR and the fact I’m playing catch-up, I’m tempted to double-up in midfield which would give me the opportunity to pair Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) with Ilkay Gündogan (£6.1m).

Going in with one City defender, which would be either João Cancelo (£6.1m) or John Stones (£5.2m), does come with risk though. 

For example, the advantage I gained from Sterling’s goal against Arsenal was pretty much wiped out once they registered a clean sheet. I’ve just got to hope we see a bit more rotation in the coming weeks. It’s probably wishful thinking, but it does feel like I’ve got to at least try something different.

Fit-again Pereira already showing signs of last season's form

Elsewhere, I’ve also found a spot for differential Ricardo Pereira (£5.9m) who took up an advanced role as a right-winger against Aston Villa. 

There was talk that Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers had put Timothy Castagne (£5.7m) and Pereira on the same side to double-up on Jack Grealish (£7.6m), who eventually missed out. However, I don’t buy that, and these comments from Rodgers after the game do suggest it’s a tactic we might see more of:

“It’s been something I’ve been waiting to do for quite a long time, but this is the first period where both of those boys were fit to play. They’re different types. Because of how we play, they find themselves in that attacking third of the pitch quite a lot. Tim will run more without the ball and penetrate, and Ricky’s one who can be inside and manipulate the ball. I just thought that combination of those two, because Ricky is comfortable coming inside, he can turn, he can pass, he’s very aggressive when he attacks. I thought the two of them were very good and combined well together.” – Brendan Rodgers

Pereira finished the match with 33 final-third touches, more than any other player on the pitch. He also took three shots, twice testing Martínez, and took up some nice position’s infield which you can see on his touch heatmap from the game below:

I also like Digne, who is currently owned by just 8.8% of FPL managers.

Everton’s defence isn’t exactly watertight right now, but Tom Davies’ (£5.2m) recent performances and the return of Allan (£5.2m) offers encouragement that they can add to their total of five Premier League clean sheets.

It’s also worth noting that their opponents on Monday night, Southampton, have conceded the highest number of chances from their right-flank over the last six Gameweeks, and will be without Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.7m) and Oriol Romeu (£4.5m).

Luke Shaw (£5.1m) and Antonio Rüdiger (£4.6m) are also in my thoughts, I’m just not convinced now is the time to invest given their immediate schedules. 

THE MIDFIELDERS

The biggest decision here is that I can only pick one of Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) and Son Heung-min (£9.5m).

Potential reasons for losing arguably the best asset in the game include fixtures (che + cry, mci, WHU, blank) and the fact I probably won’t captain him until at least Gameweek 32. Despite this, Fernandes usually finds a way to return so I need to think this through carefully.

The alternative is Son. I’ve heard some say he isn’t in form, which is probably fair, but tougher fixtures can do that to a player and we are talking about one of the league’s most clinical forwards. There is potential to do well beyond the double too, with games against Crystal Palace and Arsenal to follow.

City duo De Bruyne and Gündogan will be included, and I’m also considering Harvey Barnes (£6.9m).

The 23-year-old has already netted 13 goals in all competitions this term, and I see him getting plenty of joy down Arsenal’s weaker right-flank this weekend. James Maddison (£7.3m) being out isn’t ideal, but I’m hoping it won’t disrupt their flow too much.

Above: Harvey Barnes’ xG shot map in 2020/21

However, if I decide on Fernandes over Son, I might need to drop down to a cheaper option in this slot, someone like Ademola Lookman (£5.0m), Bukayo Saka (£5.2m) or Bertrand Traoré (£5.9m).

This of course means I can’t fit Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) in, which is kind of scary, but if there is ever a time to leave him out it’s probably now. 

Since beating Palace 7-0 back in December, Liverpool have played 11 Premier League matches and won just two. The injury to Jordan Henderson (£5.4m) is a further setback, and my feeling at this moment is that I’ll make a move for Diogo Jota (£6.6m) once fit. The Portugal international recently returned to full first-team training, and it’s hard to argue against the value he offers when available, having scored nine goals in his first 17 appearances.

THE FORWARDS

harry kane fpl injury return spurs west brom gameweek 23

Harry Kane (£11.1m) and Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.7m) are obvious inclusions given their respective schedules, and it’s likely I’ll hand the former the armband too.

The final forward spot is still up for grabs, which unfortunately means I have to lose Patrick Bamford (£6.9m) who has been in my team since Gameweek 1, and is one of the few highlights of my season so far.

I’m looking at Mbaye Diagne (£6.0m) as a possible replacement, who has made a big impact since he joined West Brom and has been getting shots off in some good areas.

Above: Mbaye Diagne’s shot map (shots on target in green) since making his debut in Gameweek 21.

In fact, no forward has registered more big chances since he made his debut, despite sometimes looking isolated. 

Other options include Michail Antonio (£6.5m) and Ollie Watkins (£6.5m), and it’s likely I’ll make a late call on that one.

THE BENCH BOOSTERS

As I mentioned earlier, I’m planning a Gameweek 27 Bench Boost with an idea to focus on two fixtures.

West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United

Albion have put in a couple of much improved displays against Man Utd and Burnley in recent weeks, and appear to have found a system which seems to be working. Signing a proper holding midfielder in Okay Yokuslu (£4.5m) is huge for them, and that improved defensive setup means I’m willing to take a risk on differential Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.5m). 

Following Semi Ajayi’s (£4.8m) red card at Burnley, the on-loan Arsenal man shifted out to a wider attacking role, which manager Sam Allardyce has hinted we might see more of in the coming weeks. I don’t have any stats to back it up, it’s more of an eye test thing, but for just one match I’m willing to give it a go.

West Ham United v Leeds United

The second matchup I want to target involves West Ham United, who are now in the top four and have a few players tailor-made for a Bench Boost.

Opponents Leeds United have now conceded eight goals from corners this season, a league-high alongside Sheffield United. Jannik Vestergaard (£4.7m) almost added another earlier this week, and given that the Hammers approach is largely based around crossing, I’m considering Craig Dawson (£4.5m). He’s already scored two goals in 10 games this season and always carries a threat from set-pieces.

I also think Marcelo Bielsa’s side can struggle against players who run directly at them, which is why I like Jesse Lingard (£5.9m) who has looked lively since moving to East London.

Above: midfielders sorted by shots since Jesse Lingard made his West Ham United debut in Gameweek 21.

So, I know this Wildcard won’t be for everyone but I hope having read this, you can at least understand why I’ve chosen the squad I have.

Also, before I sign off, earlier this week I was fortunate enough to join fellow Pro Pundits Lateriser and Zophar again on The FPL Wire.

We talked strategy, Wildcards and captains, plus loads more.

The chat complements this column, and goes a bit deeper into some of the players and teams covered, so if you’re into that kind of thing please check it out on the link below…

I’ll update you on how it’s going next time I check in, but for now, thanks for reading and best of luck in Double Gameweek 26.

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4,459 Comments Post a Comment
  1. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Team look ok to go? Only double City but can get KDB or Dias next week.

    Martinez
    Cancelo Shaw Digne
    Salah Gundogan Bruno Barnes
    Kane (TC) DCL Watkins

    Pope Raphinha Dallas Coufal

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Yeah looks great

    2. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Looks great. I’d love Barnes and DCL.

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Great team, like the defence

  2. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Even though I know it's not a bad decision I somehow can't force myself to captain Salah. I would like KDB in my team so much.

  3. PascalCygan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Anything worth a -4? Considered Coufal to Konsa or Reguilon and benching Bamford but not sure it’s worth it.

    No BB but thinking of TC (Kane or Bruno).

    0FT 0.5ITB
    Martinez
    Cancelo Stones Mee
    Salah Bruno Son Gundogan
    Kane Watkins Bamford

    McCarthy Raphinha Dallas Coufal

    Thanks !

    1. DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      I’d just play bamford I think

      1. Alli's Dele
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        play raphinha

        1. PascalCygan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          That’s a close call too, cheers

      2. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Thanks, that’s what I’ve been leaning towards.

        Just dreading all those big BBs out there!

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Looks good- I would start Raphinha over Bamford also

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Nice one, thanks

  4. DavidHopkin
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Taken a -4 to get Kane in (TC). Only playing keeper is McCarthy, worth another -4 to swap for Areola (will keep for BGW29)?

    1. Alli's Dele
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Yes 100%

    2. Only one Di Matteo
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      If you will otherwise not make 11 in 29 then yes

    3. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Yep

    4. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Yes

    5. DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Resounding. Thanks

  5. iL PiStOlErO
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Have 5.5 to spend on defender. Who do you recommend?

    Current defence:

    Pope McCarthy
    Cancelo Lowton Dallas Coufal ______

    Cheers.

    1. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Targett

    2. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Regallon (spelt incorrectly) is worth a look, IMO.

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Reguilon

    4. Steiger
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Stones. Will start both games.

  6. Dele
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Anything wrong with starting Raphinha this week?

    10 doubles and one single feels wrong.

    1. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      I’m going to start him or Bamford

    2. DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      I’ll also be starting one of him or bamford

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Absolutely not- good option

    4. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      I have 8 doubles and 3 singles. Consider yourself lucky.

  7. FusionFC
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Wildcard team?

    Martinez (Steer)
    Cancelo Stones Digne (B Davis Strujik)
    Salah Gundogan Son Fernandes Pereira
    Kane DCL (K Davis)

    Lookman or someone else instead of Pereira? Any help welcomed.

    1. CC22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Do you still have your free hit? May have issues in GW29 otherwise.

      1. FusionFC
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        I don’t unfortunately. The plan would be to get Bamford and Rafinha back by then. Maybe Aubameyang and a West Ham players. That perhaps is a good reason to go with Lookman instead of Pereira this week though. Thanks.

  8. Viper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 18 days ago

    Bamford & Robertson -> DCL & Digne (-8).

    Good to go?

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Not much love for Bamford to DCL this week but I did it

    2. Alli's Dele
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      yes if you can cover everton's away match to chelsea next gw

  9. Corona is not good 4 U
      1 month, 18 days ago

      A) Play Mee
      B) Transfer Shaw in for - 4 and play him?

      Thank you!

      1. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        My only concern would be shaw not starting both games

      2. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        This question could apply to me too. Tempting!

    • Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      To fund money for Kane would you do
      A. Cresswell to burn (will only start in 29)
      B. Pope to fabri

      Pretty much is who will score more in 29, cresswell or burn?

      1. Toughie
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        B

    • CC22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      On a wildcard is it suicidal to go without Bruno to bring in KDB assuming Bruno would come back in GW30?

      Feel I want to have one City defender (probably Cancelo), Gundo and then another City mid but if going KDB it comes at the cost of either Bruno or Salah. And Salah’s fixtures until GW30 are better than Bruno’s.

      The alternative is keep both of them, and get Foden instead of Lookman but then I’d be removing a player with a GW29 fixture.

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        No it’s not. Great option but tough fixtures

        1. CC22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Yeah, logically up until GW30 based on the fixtures you’d expect KDB to outperform Bruno. Just seems a bit wild when plenty will be triple captaining him!

      2. Snevitz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Of course not, KDB has better fixtures than Fernandes.....
        However dumping the highest scoring player in the game is always risky.

        1. CC22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Cheers. Yeah, this is it. I definitely feel I should get KDB in, but it’s wether Salah or Bruno should be the makeweight.

          1. Snevitz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 18 days ago

            I got rid of Salah but he has great fixtures. It's always a difficult balancing act but for me, the extra premium that Salah costs, meant that he is worse value and so he's gone from my squad for a few weeks

            1. CC22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 18 days ago

              In truth, that does seem the safer (and therefore probably smarter) move given that I think plenty will even triple captain Bruno this week so not having him at all could be an absolute rank killer. Plus you make a good point on the value argument. But Salah facing Fulham when Bruno faces City next week was the thing making me lean Salah.

              What did you opt for the rest of your wildcard then?

              1. Snevitz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 18 days ago

                Posted on the next page.
                Tough choices.

    • Muscout
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Can anyone advise where the Watkins rumours started from and how credible?

      1. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        What are the rumours?

        1. mr messi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Rumours he is out. But just one dubious tweet

      2. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        The one who started it is now saying he's going Watkins C.

        that's how credible...

        1. Muscout
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Where did it start from?

    • The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      1) Watkins and Ederson
      2) Forster and Vardy

      I am playing BB

      1. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        First one. Vardy not in good form...and will Forster start!?

        1. The Big Fella
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Only if McCarthy gets dropped - who is my other keeper. I can see Vardy hammering it this week and that scares me. I can also see Ederson getting 3/4 CS in the next 2 GWs

    • O12
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Worth it?

      Rashford, Bamford > Barnes, DCL -4

      1. FantasyTony
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        No

        1. O12
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          > Kane, lookman - 4?

          Or better just hold the ft.

    • AK_FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Which move? 1 FT, 1.5 ITB

      A) Raphinha > Harvey Barnes (play Mee, will need a -4 to get 11 in for GW 29)
      B) Mee > Digne (play Raphinha, no hits to get 11 in GW 29)

      Martinez
      Cancelo - Stones - Mee
      Salah - Bruno - Son - Gundo - Raphinha
      Kane (TC) - DCL

      (Areola; Bamford, Dallas, Coufal)

      1. Steiger
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Prefer B

    • luk46
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Martinez
      Cancelo Stones Shaw
      Salah Bruno Son Barnes Gündogan
      DCL Bamford
      Pope Dallas Brewster Coufal

      just did Grealish + Ings > Barnes + DCL (-4)

      team g2g?

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        G2g

    • Dele
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Which one to start, the double or single fixture?

      A) Aina
      B) Raphinha

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        B imo

      2. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Raph

        1. Dele
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Cheers both!

    • FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Which combo scores more?

      A) Kane-DCL-Mee
      B) DCL-Sterling-Mee (+4)
      C) Kane-Doucoure-Cancelo

      1. Steiger
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        A

    • Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Am bench boosting this GW. Have no idea who to captain, though. Have narrowed it down to Sterling, Salah and Digne. Hmmmm...

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        What Salah could do to that poor SHU team

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Yeah, and he likes playing Chelsea, too, from memory. Am just not sold on Liverpool's form at mo. Am going to sleep on it...

      2. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Sterling form those three for me

      3. mr messi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        No Kane or DCL?

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          No, neither. Have Richarlison, but don't fancy giving him the armband.

          1. mr messi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 18 days ago

            Salah then

      4. The Big Fella
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Salah of those 3. Sterling a rotation risk and Everton shite at the back

    • Jdpz
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Pope Johnstone
      Shaw Cancelo Alioski Mee Coufal
      Raphinha Bruno Salah Gundo Sterling
      Bamford Ings Antonio

      0.4m itb, 1ft.

      What to do?? (I need more players for 29 blank gw) bboost??

      a) Mee to Targett/Dier
      b) Ings and Bruno to Kane and Barnes (-4)
      c) Ings to Watkins
      d) another option

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Don’t lose Bruno. I’m considering him for TC

    • Jon Snow
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Play Bamford or Raphinha?

      1. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        I'm thinking Raphinha

      2. mr messi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        I'm playing Raph

      3. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Leaning towards raph despite bamford’s hat trick against villa last time out

    • buttsy9
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Sterling/Antonio > Gundo/Kane (TC) for free?

      Could also do Soucek > Barnes for -4

    • Shardlow
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Pope (McCarthy)
      Mee, Dias, Cancelo (Dallas, Coufal)
      Salah, Bruno, Barnes, Raphinha, Gundo
      Kane (TC), DCL (Bamford)

      A. Mee > Konsa (-4) and gives extra GW29 player
      B. No hit and play Mee
      C. No hit and play Dallas

    • Eastman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Best striker 8.8 or less. Have Bamford and DCL?

      1. hullcityfan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Richarlison for one week punt, Watkins long-term

        1. Eastman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          Thanks. Yes considered the Rich / DCL dbl up as want to BB

    • Bagpuss
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Play Mee or Raphina?

      1. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        R

      2. mr messi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Raph

      3. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Can maybe see Burnley getting one clean sheet. Raph been central to all Leeds attacks for weeks now. I’d go raph

      4. Bagpuss
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        cheers

    • mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Last time I will ask, Taylor or Dallas? I also have Pope

      1. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        I’d diversify if you’re playing pope already.

      2. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Taylor...just about

      3. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Hard to look past the DGW player. Have you no-one else you could bench other than Dallas?

        1. mr messi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          No. Rest of defence is Dias and Cancelo

    • Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Who scored more in gw 29?
      Burn(NEW)
      Cresswell(ARS)

    • Under The Kosc-ielney
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Better long term options:

      Kane, DCL, Watkins
      Or
      Bamford, Kane DCL?

      1. Somnus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        So Watkins or Bamford?

        Watkins

      2. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Bamford until around April. Leeds fixtures turn around then.

      3. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        B

      4. Werner Bros
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Watkins probably but only just

      5. Under The Kosc-ielney
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        I'm on a WC but not sure if im ok woth losing my leeds players just yet.

        I already have Watkins, but definitely want DCL and Kane

      6. Under The Kosc-ielney
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Had Bamford since GW4 so would cost a lot more to bring him back in my squad.

    • S3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Which 5 of the list below will you pick on a wildcard?

      A. Kane
      B. Son
      C. Salah
      D. KDB
      E. Fernandes
      F. Cancelo
      G. Stones
      H. Digne

      1. Werner Bros
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Only one of A or B. C, E, F most likely. The rest would depend on the rest of the team, e.g. what could getting Gundo instead of KDB do for the balance.

        1. Under The Kosc-ielney
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 18 days ago

          This

      2. Steiger
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        ACEFH

    • Somnus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 days ago

      Start 1; Mitchell ( ful, Man U) or Bamford (Villa)

      1. Werner Bros
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        Probably still Bamford, even with the double

      2. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 18 days ago

        B