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Can Aubameyang prove a worthy alternative premium FPL midfielder?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang‘s (£11.3m) recent form and upcoming fixtures have put him on the Fantasy Premier League radar for the end of the 2020/21 season.

Between Gameweeks 27 and 38, Arsenal face just three matches against the current top six and their number 14 has double-digit hauls in two of his last three 90-minute league outings.

Aubameyang was a commonly-owned asset at the start of the campaign but some shaky form and poor performances saw Fantasy managers largely replace him with a Manchester City midfielder or Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m).

With two blanks in a row and a tough run of fixtures coming up, many are wavering on the Manchester United man while the Citizens’ midfield has been a rotation minefield of late. Could now be the time to consider Aubameyang once again?

With Arsenal featuring in Blank Gameweek 29, we have taken a comprehensive look at the data from our Premium Members Area to compare the two players, and other big budget options in midfield.

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492 Comments Post a Comment
  1. CelticBhoy1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    I have Sterling is it worth a -4 to get KDB in for captain?

    1. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Considered the same.

      Brain said no today, maybe different tomorrow...

    2. PompeyUpNorth!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I’m sure I read somewhere KDB 67 shots and only 1 goal from open play this season.. apologies if I’m wrong as it’s nothing intentional but that put me off. I’d captain Sterling if I had him and go for it personally.

  2. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Forster ¦ Martinez
    Cancelo Reguilon Stones
    Bruno Gundogan Son Saka
    Kane Ings Bamford
    | Rashford Holding Coufal

    Would you play someone from this bench?

  3. sirmorbach
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Friends, a little help please?

    Martínez / Pope
    Dias / Stones / Cresswell / Digne /  Dallas
    Salah / Bruno / Gündogan / Raphinha / Soucek
    Kane / DCL / Watkins

    A. Bruno to Son
    B. DCL to Antonio
    C. Both for a hit
    D. Stones out, Bruno to KDB for a hit
    E. Hold

    Leaning towards A, particualrly due to blank GW29, but feels a bit wrong to ditch the highest-scoring player in the game...

    1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I'm doing B most likely

      1. sirmorbach
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers!

    2. mdm
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      A or E. Probably A

      1. sirmorbach
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        My two most likely options indeed. Leaning towards A, but feels wrong to let Bruno go.

        Cheers, mate!

        1. jimbo90
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          you will regret letting Bruno go

          1. sirmorbach
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            I think you're right. I think I'll hold.

  4. Big Col
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Who is likely to play Both Games in GW27?

    A) De Bruyne

    B) Sterling

    1. Champione
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      B

    2. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      B

  5. Evasivo
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Captain:

    A) Dias
    B) Stones

    1. OLLY G
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Dias

      1. Tango74
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Why captain a city player ?

          As many found out last week DGW are traps and pep roulette

          1. Evasivo
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Highest ceiling imo

      2. mdm
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        A

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      GTG guys?

      Martinez
      Cancelo* | Dallas | Elmo
      KdB* | Gundogan* | Bruno | Son | Pereira
      Kane | Ings*

      McCarthy* | Bamford | Lowton | Kilman

      *DGW

      FT used, 0.1ITB

      Thanks

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        yes, nice team

      2. Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        You need a captain

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Thanks both

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

      Play Digne instead of Pereira or Lowton?

      Martínez
      Cancelo, Lowton, Pereira
      Salah, Fernandes, Gündogan, Pereira
      Antonio, Kane, Bamford

      McGill, Digne, Struijk, Barnes

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Yeah I’d play him ahead of Lowton

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

      Is there any chance of a double for Villa or Everton in 28? When will we know? Cheers

      1. PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I’m waiting on that as well. It can be as late as a week before so there’s still a chance unfortunately

    5. Champione
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      A) Auba + Antonio
      B) Saka/Pepe/lLingard + Kane

      Tempted by A actually

    6. Bishopool
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Would you?

      Sterling -> KDB (TC)

      1. Champione
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        No

    7. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Play Martinez (Wolves) or Johnstone (New)?

      1. PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Martinez

      2. Champione
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Think Villa looks poor atm, so maybe use this as a chance to make up some ground? Johnstone for me

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

        Thanks.

      4. Og
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        West Brom look solid defensively against a poor team

    8. mdm
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Which one to play:

      A. Digne (che)
      B. Dallas (whm)

    9. DagheMunegu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Any idea guys of what to do with 1ft and 0.5 itb ?

      Martinez
      Cancelo Dias Shaw
      Salah Bruno Son Gundogan
      DCL Kane Watkins

      Button Coufal Fodder Fodder

      1. Champione
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        DCL > Antonio

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

      I know you can’t second guess Pep but it’s obvious this is how he’ll line up against Utd. At Southampton I’d expect Mahrez to come in for either Sterling / Foden and Jesus to return up top with one of Bernardo / KDB dropping out. Laporte will come in for Stones and Walker for Cancelo / Zinchenko

      Ederson
      Cancelo Dias Stones Zinchenko
      Bernardo Rodri Gundo
      Foden KDB Sterling

      1. Nedvěd11
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Sure....Armband on Rodri, lets go!

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

        If that's the team it's not that formation.

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

          KDB false 9

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

      Can't decide on playing TC this GW. Thoughts? Will KDB play vs Soton or not? That's the crucial question.

      1. mdm
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        More likely not

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

          Are you sure? They have now 3 games in a row, but then KDB could be rested against Borussia in Champions League. I think he can make it

      2. Tango74
          2 months, 3 days ago

          I won’t TC a city player

        • Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Never trust Pep. Not even with a lollipop

      3. L S P
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Best use of a FT?

        A) DCL->Antonio
        B) Barnes->Lingard (own Raph)
        C) Save, start Dallas or Digne or DCL

        Cheers

        1. John Nerdelbaum
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          How does owning Raph affect bringing in Lingard?
          I'd save

          1. L S P
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            because i wanted to head off people suggesting Barnes->Raph.

            Thanks.

        2. Jässi
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          A

      4. Atters
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Would you do Salah or Burno to Aubameyang?

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          nope

      5. HD7
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Good plan?

        27: Mee to Regulion
        28: Mitchell to Keane (if DGW)
        29: Cancelo to Dunk;
        + Gundo to Raphinha (if no Everton DGW28)

        Martinez
        Cancelo Stones Mee
        Salah Bruno Gundo Son
        DCL Kane Bamford

        Fraser Strujik Bissouma Mitchell

        1. Kuzser
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Reguilon may not play

      6. Datchelseaguy
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Anyone looking at Southampton players....if minamino is fit idk I really like him....???

        1. John Nerdelbaum
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          It's basically one game though

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

          Ask him out

          1. Datchelseaguy
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Lmaooo don’t mind if I do

        3. Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Hell No

      7. Kuzser
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Guys, what would you do with this team?
        1Ft, 0.5itb. Not FHing in gw29.

        1) Barnes-> Saka
        2) Barnes -> Raphinha
        3) Barnes Brewster-> Antonio Saka for -4 and bench Dcl
        4) save ft and play White, hope for BHA 0:0 LEI

        Martinez
        Cancelo Stones Pereira
        Salah Bruno Gundo Barnes* Son
        Kane dcl

        White Strujik Brewster; Fabri

      8. Gudge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Is it worth doing any of these for dgw?

        A- Ricardo/Digne to Dias -4 (have stones already)
        B- salah to Kdb -4 (have gundo already)
        C- stick

        Cheers

        1. Bleh
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          A or C

        2. Jässi
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          B

      9. Finding Timo
          2 months, 3 days ago

          All, is this the right call? Play stones, cancello & holding so bench Dallas & mee? Cheers

          1. Bleh
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Holding not a rotation risk?

            1. Finding Timo
                2 months, 3 days ago

                Yeh but I thought if didn’t play Dallas would then come in for me as auto sub ?

                1. Bleh
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 3 days ago

                  Hmmm, risk of a cameo would put me off. I’d just go with Dallas.

          2. Bleh
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Play 2:

            A. Raphinha - WHU (A)
            B. Bamford - WHU (A)
            C. Targett - WOL (H)
            D. Digne - CHE (A)

            1. Jässi
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              BC

            2. Nedvěd11
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              A and C

          3. PocketZola
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Sell bam or dcl for kane?

            1. Bleh
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              DCL

            2. Party time
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              Dcl

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

            Mahrez is not even an option in the captain poll?

            Surely he's up there with Sterling or Jesus.

            Arguably Gundo is a safer bet and KDB the punt?

          5. Rinseboy
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Team gtg. Bench gonna hurt me! Would you swap anyone?

            Martinez
            Pereira Regullion Dias
            KDB Gundo Lindgard Raph Son
            Kane Watkins
            Dallas Digne DCL

            1. Jässi
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              Maybe DCL instead of Raphinha?

          6. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Mount is calling me. Great run from 29-34

            1. Jässi
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              Isnt he blanking in 29? After that for sure

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 3 days ago

                yes. not a problem for me. Will have 11 by 29

          7. Jässi
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Which is the best FT in your opinion for the next 3-4 gameweeks (also need players for BGW29, no FH left):

            A) Bruno to Son
            B) Salah to Son
            C) Robertson to Cresswell

          8. SomeoneKnows
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Martinez
            Cancelo, Stones, Dallas
            Salah, Bruno, Son, Gundogan
            Kane, DCL, Bamford

            (Fabri, Grealish*, Coufal, Douglas)

            With 1FT and 0.5 itb any transfer ideas or should I simply roll?

            1. Jässi
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              Nice team, I would roll now

          9. PocketZola
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            What to do here? bb and wc left

            martinez
            tark rob canc
            salah gun sterling bruno raph
            bam dcl

            subs coufal, brewster, mitchell

            I have 2ft and was thinking: bruno, dcl, tark to kane, son and someone?

            1. PocketZola
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              meh i just did bruno and dcl to son and kane for free