International Football

How many minutes did FPL assets play over the March international break?

The final international break of 2020/21 reached its conclusion in midweek and it is not just injury and illness that may impact on player availability in Gameweek 30 – it’s game-time, too.

Our Team News tab and our Friday press conference round-up (in both article and video form) will cover everything on the fitness front but it is fatigue we’re focusing more on in this article as we look at how many minutes each FPL asset clocked up while on international duty.

Some nations crammed in a triple-header of games over the last fortnight, with more than a handful of top-flight players taking part in all three of their respective countries’ matches.

As well as on-field exertions, long-haul flights back from further afield may also be a consideration ahead of Easter weekend – although the cancellation of World Cup qualifiers in South America means that this is less of an issue than usual.

MOST MINUTES PLAYED

There were 16 players who lasted 90 minutes in all three of their respective countries’ qualifiers or friendlies, with some big names among that contingent.

Ilkay Gundogan (£6.1m), Ruben Dias (£6.1m), Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) and Tomas Soucek (£5.3m) have significant ownerships in Fantasy Premier League, although all bar Gundogan have been immune to rotation at club-level this season.

Manchester City’s players were made to work the hardest over the last fortnight, with ten of their squad racking up at least 200 minutes of game-time on the continent.

To the best of our knowledge, these were the players – all of whom played at least two-and-a-half matches – who amassed the most minutes over the international break:

PlayerTeamMinutes
Nick PopeBurnley270
Antonio RudigerChelsea270
Seamus ColemanEverton270
Kasper SchmeichelLeicester270
Caglar SoyuncuLeicester270
Andrew RobertsonLiverpool270
Ruben DiasMan City270
Ilkay GundoganMan City270
Oleksandr ZinchenkoMan City270
Scott McTominayMan Utd270
Aaron RamsdaleSheff Utd270
Toby AlderweireldSpurs270
Hugo LlorisSpurs270
Okay YokusluWest Brom270
Dara O’SheaWest Brom270
Tomas SoucekWest Ham270
Eric GarciaMan City266
Kieran TierneyArsenal259
Georginio WijnaldumLiverpool259
John McGinnAston Villa254
Joao CanceloMan City252
Ferran TorresMan City252
Kalvin PhillipsLeeds251
Ezgjan AlioskiLeeds246
Bernardo SilvaMan City246
Eddie NketiahArsenal237
VitinhaWolves236
Granit XhakaArsenal225
Mason MountChelsea225
Raheem SterlingMan City225
John StonesMan City225

FURTHEST TRAVELLED AND LATEST RETURNEES

Many of the matches that took place over the international break, including the friendlies involving the USA, were staged in Europe.

Players such as Sadio Mane (£11.8m), Hakim Ziyech (£7.9m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m) have all been in African Cup of Nations qualifying duty in their home continent, meanwhile, although all those games were wrapped up by Tuesday afternoon at the latest.

Takumi Minamino (£6.0m) was the sole Premier League representative involved for his country in Asia, meanwhile, although he too had rounded his involvement off by Tuesday.

It was the Europe-based World Cup qualifiers, friendlies and under-21 matches on Wednesday that were the last to take place, with England, Germany, France, Scotland and Spain among the nations in action.

The dates for all of the international games in March are available here.

CLUB-BY-CLUB ROUND-UP

The team-by-team guide below breaks down the minutes that each player has played per international match over the last week or so, with a total given at the end.

Any players with an asterisk next to their names withdrew from their countries’ squads either midway through the international break or picked up an injury at the back-end of it.

As mentioned earlier, we’ll have further details on any lingering fitness concerns in our pre-Gameweek 30 team news round-up on Friday.

ARSENAL

Saka, Aubameyang return to Arsenal starting XI but Smith Rowe absent from squad
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Gabon – 90
  • Mohamed Elneny – Egypt – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Bernd Leno – Germany – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Eddie Nketiah – England under-21s – 76 + 90 + 71 = 237
  • Martin Odegaard – Norway – 45 + 90 + 81 = 216
  • Thomas Partey – Ghana – 70
  • Nicolas Pépé – Ivory Coast – 85 + 0 = 85
  • Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson – Iceland – 0 + 0 + 90 = 90
  • Bukayo Saka – England – 0 + 0 + 0* = 0
  • Emile Smith Rowe – England under-21s – 66 + 45 + 0* = 111
  • Cedric Soares – Portugal – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Kieran Tierney – Scotland – 90 + 90 + 79 = 259
  • Granit Xhaka – Switzerland – 90 + 90 + 45 = 225

ASTON VILLA

Save potential and improved Villa defence underpin Martínez's FPL credentials
  • John McGinn – Scotland – 90 + 74 + 90 = 254
  • Tyrone Mings – England – 45 + 0 + 0 = 45
  • Bertrand Traoré – Burkina Faso – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Trezeguet – Egypt – 62 + 60 = 122
  • Ollie Watkins – England – 27 + 0 + 0 = 27

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

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  • Aaron Connolly – Republic of Ireland – 67 + 0 + 0* = 67
  • Jakub Moder – Poland – 59 + 0 + 90 = 149
  • Robert Sanchez – Spain – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Percy Tau – South Africa – 90 + 61 = 151
  • Leandro Trossard – Belgium – 1 + 34 + 90 = 125
  • Joël Veltman – Netherlands – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Andi Zeqiri – Swizerland under-21s – 90 + 65 + 29 = 184

BURNLEY

  • Robbie Brady – Republic of Ireland – 11 + 45 + 22* = 78
  • Johann Berg Gudmundsson – Iceland – 0 + 77 + 63 = 140
  • Dwight McNeil – England under-21s – 76 + 35 + 89 = 200
  • Bailey Peacock-Farrell  – Northern Ireland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Nick Pope – England – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Matej Vydra – Czech Republic – 25 + 12 + 3 = 40

CHELSEA

  • Ben Chilwell – England – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Andreas Christensen – Denmark – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Olivier Giroud – France – 63 + 0 + 31 = 94
  • Kai Havertz – Germany – 79 + 77 + 56 = 212
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi – England under-21s – 90 + 0 + 0* = 90
  • Reece James – England – 45 + 0 + 4 = 49
  • N’Golo Kanté – France – 90 + 0 + 0* = 90
  • Mateo Kovačić – Croatia – 82 + 13 + 90 = 185
  • Mason Mount – England – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • Emerson Palmieri – Italy – 75 + 0 + 56 = 131
  • Christian Pulisic – USA – 45 + 90 = 135
  • Antonio Rüdiger – Germany – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Timo Werner – Germany – 11 + 13 + 34 = 58
  • Hakim Ziyech – Morocco – 88 + 9 = 97
  • Kurt Zouma – France – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90

CRYSTAL PALACE

  • Jordan Ayew – Ghana – 90
  • Michy Batshuayi – Belgium – 0 + 0 + 64 = 64
  • Christian Benteke – Belgium – 0 + 0 + 26 = 26
  • Wayne Hennessey – Wales – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Eberechi Eze – England under-21s – 24 + 45 + 90 = 159
  • Cheikhou Kouyaté – Senegal – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Patrick van Aanholt – Netherlands – 8 + 0 + 0 = 8
  • Wilfried Zaha – Ivory Coast – 23 + 69 = 92

EVERTON

  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin – England – 63 + 0 + 1 = 64
  • Seamus Coleman – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Tom Davies – England under-21s – 66 + 72 + 0* = 138
  • Lucas Digne – France – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Ben Godfrey – England under-21s – 90 + 90 + 0* = 180
  • Alex Iwobi – Nigeria – 0 + 75 = 75
  • Josh King – Norway – 28 + 23 + 10 = 61
  • Robin Olsen – Sweden – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • João Virgínia – Portugal under-21s – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0

FULHAM

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  • Ola Aina – Nigeria – 84 + 0 = 84
  • Joachim Andersen – Denmark – 13 + 90 + 25 = 128
  • Alphonse Areola – France – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Michael Hector – Jamaica – 90
  • Mario Lemina – Gabon – 90
  • Aleksandar Mitrović – Serbia – 27 + 88 + 86 = 201
  • Tim Ream – USA – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Antonee Robinson – USA – 23 + 90 = 113
  • Kenny Tete – Netherlands – 69 + 0 + 0 = 69
  • Andre-Franck Zambo Anguissa – Cameroon – 83

LEEDS UNITED

Meslier missing for Leeds as Alioski starts at left-back again
  • Ezgjan Alioski – North Macedonia – 90 + 66 + 90 = 246
  • Stuart Dallas – Northern Ireland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Mateusz Klich – Poland – 0 + 0 + 0* = 0
  • Diego Llorente – Spain – 0 + 45 + 0 = 45
  • Illan Meslier – France under-21s – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Kalvin Phillips – England – 90 + 71 + 90 = 251
  • Tyler Roberts – Wales – 24 + 65 + 77 = 166

LEICESTER CITY

  • Timothy Castagne – Belgium – 6 + 90 + 0 = 96
  • Jonny Evans – Northern Ireland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Wesley Fofana – France under-21s – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Kelechi Iheanacho – Nigeria – 71 + 87 = 158
  • Nampalys Mendy – Senegal – 78 + 90 = 168
  • Wilfred Ndidi – Nigeria – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Dennis Praet – Belgium – 0+ 0 + 71 = 71
  • Kasper Schmeichel – Denmark – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Youri Tielemans – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 19 = 199
  • Caglar Soyuncu – Turkey – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Danny Ward – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180

LIVERPOOL

  • Thiago Alcantara – Spain – 18 + 35 + 0 = 53
  • Curtis Jones – England under-21s – 24 + 18 + 90 = 132
  • Diogo Jota – Portugal – 0 + 85 + 68 = 153
  • Ozan Kabak – Turkey – 90 + 4 + 90 = 184
  • Naby Keïta – Guinea – 90
  • Sadio Mane – Senegal – 90 + 25 = 115
  • Andrew Robertson – Scotland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Mohamed Salah – Egypt – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Xherdan Shaqiri – Switzerland – 75 + 80 + 45 = 200
  • Kostas Tsimikas – Greece – 80 + 0 + 0 = 80
  • Georginio Wijnaldum – Netherlands – 90 + 79 + 90 = 259
  • Neco Williams – Wales – 90 + 25 + 90 = 205

MANCHESTER CITY

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  • Kevin De Bruyne – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 0 = 180
  • João Cancelo – Portugal – 90 + 72 + 90 = 252
  • Rúben Dias – Portugal – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Phil Foden – England – 45 + 81 + 86 = 212
  • Eric Garcia – Spain – 90 + 90 + 86 = 266
  • Ilkay Gundogan – Germany – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Riyad Mahrez – Algeria – 90
  • Rodri – Spain – 90 + 0 + 8 = 98
  • Bernardo Silva – Portugal – 88 + 90 + 68 = 246
  • Zach Steffen – USA – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Raheem Sterling – England – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • John Stones – England – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • Ferran Torres – Spain – 72 + 90 + 90 = 252
  • Kyle Walker – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Oleksandr Zinchenko – Ukraine – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270

MANCHESTER UNITED

Third straight league start for Bale as fit-again Zaha returns on Palace bench 3
  • Eric Bailly – Ivory Coast – 66 + 0 = 66
  • David De Gea – Spain – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Amid Diallo – Ivory Coast – 5 + 0 = 5
  • Dean Henderson – England – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Bruno Fernandes – Portugal – 45 + 90 + 0 = 135
  • Daniel James – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Victor Lindelöf – Sweden – 90 + 90 + 0 = 180
  • Harry Maguire – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Anthony Martial – France – 13 + 59 + 0* = 72
  • Scott McTominay – Scotland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Paul Pogba – France – 27 + 59 + 90 = 176
  • Marcus Rashford – England – 0 + 0 + 0* = 0
  • Luke Shaw – England – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Donny van de Beek – Netherlands – 0 + 11 + 13 = 24

NEWCASTLE UNITED

  • Ciaran Clark – Republic of Ireland – 79 + 61 + 0 = 140
  • Martin Dubravka – Slovakia – 90 + 0 + 0* = 90
  • Ryan Fraser – Scotland – 0 + 86 + 79 = 165
  • Jeff Hendrick – Republic of Ireland – 29 + 0 + 84 = 113
  • Emil Krafth – Sweden – 6 + 0 + 90 = 96
  • Jamal Lewis – Northern Ireland – 0 + 30 + 90 = 120

SHEFFIELD UNITED

  • Ethan Ampadu – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Rhian Brewster – England under-21s – 14 + 7 + 19 = 40
  • John Fleck – Scotland – 0 + 0 + 17 = 17
  • Oliver McBurnie – Scotland – 0 + 0 + 17 = 17
  • Aaron Ramsdale – England under-21s – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Enda Stevens – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 0* = 180

SOUTHAMPTON

The Fantasy Forgotten
  • Che Adams – Scotland – 24 + 75 + 73 = 172
  • Stuart Armstrong – Scotland – 66 + 4 + 0 = 70
  • Jan Bednarek – Poland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Moussa Djenepo – Mali – 90
  • Takumi Minamino – Japan – 86 + 71 = 157
  • Jannik Vestergaard – Denmark – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • James Ward-Prowse – England – 90 + 19 + 0* = 109

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

  • Toby Alderweireld – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Serge Aurier – Ivory Coast – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Gareth Bale – Wales – 84 + 9 + 90 = 183
  • Steven Bergwijn – Netherlands – 0 + 1 + 0 = 1
  • Eric Dier – England – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Matt Doherty – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 45 + 0* = 135
  • Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – Denmark – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Harry Kane – England – 0 + 90 + 89 = 179
  • Hugo Lloris – France – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Tanguy Ndombele – France – 0 + 82 + 0 = 82
  • Joe Rodon – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Moussa Sissoko – France – 0 + 8 + 1 = 9
  • Japhet Tanganga – England under-21s – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180

WEST BROMWICH ALBION

  • Semi Ajayi – Nigeria – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Mbaye Diagne – Senegal – 0 + 73 = 73
  • Conor Gallagher – England under-21s – 0 + 18 + 72 = 90
  • Kamil Grosicki – Poland – 6 + 30 + 5 = 41
  • Sam Johnstone – England – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Dara O’Shea – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Callum Robinson – Republic of Ireland – 79 + 73 + 33 = 185
  • Hal Robson-Kanu – Wales – 0 + 45 + 0 = 45
  • Okay Yokuslu – Turkey – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270

WEST HAM UNITED

  • Said Benrahma – Algeria – 61
  • Vladimír Coufal – Czech Republic – 0 + 90 + 87 = 177
  • Lukasz Fabianski – Poland – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Jesse Lingard – England – 90 + 9 + 1 = 100
  • Declan Rice – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Tomáš Souček – Czech Republic – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Andriy Yarmolenko – Ukraine – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

  • Willy Boly – Ivory Coast – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Conor Coady – England – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Leander Dendoncker – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 26 = 206
  • João Moutinho – Portugal – 45 + 0 + 0* = 45
  • Pedro Neto – Portugal – 63 + 0 + 49 = 112
  • Rúben Neves – Portugal – 88 + 0 + 89 = 177
  • Owen Otasowie – USA – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Romain Saïss – Morocco – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Vitinha – Portugal under-21s – 73 + 90 + 73 = 236

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846 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Dele
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    G2G? Need to offload some cash from my bench at some point.

    Martinez
    Dallas, Reguilon, Azpi
    Son, Raph, JLingz, Bruno, Salah
    Kane(c), Bamford

    Forster, Antonio, Targett, Dias

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Nice side

      Prefer Raph or Bambam as captain but that's all

  2. RVP 20
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Bottomed

    Shoud i BB this lot?

    Martinez (Forster)
    Digne Cancelo Shaw (Targett Dallas)
    Bruno Gundogan Salah Raphinha (Lookman)
    DCL Kane Antonio

  3. wattalowz
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Anyone eyeing up RJames as a one week punt given CHO likely out?

    Seems to be a lot of love for Alonso on here but not RJames...

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Alonso gets into more goal scoring positions than James.

  4. Sharkytect
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    No injuries from international duty nobody catching covid. No-one returning late.

    No drama. Wow

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I'll still hold off on getting Mendy for BB until tomorrow morning. This season has had more surprises than Cilla Black.

    2. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Perhaps all the managers are going to do a Dean Smith and deny injuries to their players in the pressers

    3. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Ward-Prowse doubt and Saka probable no show (from prior to IB) messing with my BB plans. But otherwise very quiet

  5. Mr Ozil
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Good Morning All, for this GW only before WCing

    A- Shaw
    B- Alonso

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B easily

    2. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B and make hip captain. But have a good VC

  6. tibollom
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    get rid of kdb or auba? 1 ft + 0.3 itb

    lloris
    awb dias cresswell
    bruno auba kdb gundo raph
    watkins bam/Dcl

    areola bam/dck veltman srtuik

  7. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Who’s with me on Alonso(c)?

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I would be if I had him

    2. LC1
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Me! Good luck!

    3. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Nice punt. I sold him in GW27, Chilwell lurking and Alonso looks nailed on for Porto games. Still hard to know game by game who Tuchel will pick but Alonso well rested after IB. Tuchel likes Alonso as a set piece threat too.

  8. Prison Mike
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Who to start?

    A) Gundogan (lei)

    B) Lingard (wol)

    C) Alonso/Havertz (-4)

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B

    2. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      C for me

      1. Prison Mike
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Who would you prefer for a one week punt Alonso or Havertz?

        1. FALSE PROFIT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Alonso: simply because he is unlikely to play a bit part. (Coming on as sub)

        2. FALSE PROFIT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I did both by the way

  9. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Play:

    A) Konsa (FUL)
    B) Bale (new) - unlikely to start

    1. RVP 20
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B if you have Martinez

    2. Jurgen Flopp
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      A.

      Bale won't start

      1. Bennerman
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        You don't think he will, you mean. Or it just sounds somewhat arrogant

      2. FALSE PROFIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Normally I would agree but with Newcastle having Zero defense on flanks and a low block, Jose might recognise his value in this game. (If jose can swallow his pride that is)

    3. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Bale has more upside, but who knows if he will play

  10. Jurgen Flopp
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Morning all,

    After am emphatic GW29 loaded with Brighton players I decided to wildcard this week. How does this look?

    Mendy Martinez
    Rudiger Shaw Dallas Stones Coady
    KDB Havertz Bruno Jota ESR
    Kane DCL Bamford

    £2m ITB.

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Nice

      Bit dubious about Havertz but see why you've gone there. Is Martinez simply there for a DGW? From the looks of it it will be in 35 with United Everton - hardly ideal.

      1. Jurgen Flopp
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Ye, unsure about Havertz. Was thinking of Dallas and Havertz to Son and Alonso.

        Martinez simply there because I purchased him for 4.5m.

  11. Pieterke30
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Who would you start you sexy lads?

    A. Vestergaard (BUR)
    B. Dawson (wol)

    ... and...?
    1. Antonio (wol)
    2. Watkins (FUL)

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      A1

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        You reckon Grealish doesnt start?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I dont think Watkins will get much irrespective of whether Grealish starts or not

  12. No Totti No Party
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    I will BB these guys any thoughts ?
    Sanchez Lingard Cresswell Targett

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Nice - could be some good points there

    2. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Strong BB. Check future fixtures, if not WC’ing, see if any better GW’s

  13. GoonerSteve
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Not sure what to do this week.

    Current team:

    Martinez
    Targett, Stones, Dallas
    Gundogan, Son, Raphina, Fernandes, Lingard
    Kane (c), DCL

    Bench: Fabri, Coufal, Veltman, Brewster

    1ft, 7.8m itb.

    Any ideas?

  14. Bavarian
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    anyone keeping Auba?

    1. Leeds-Utd
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Thinking of switching him out this week..
      U keeping?

      1. Bavarian
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        think yes, SHU and FUL next, so tempting , my only concern his play time.

    2. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I think i am keeping.

    3. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I can’t stick with him any longer!

    4. And nothing else Mata'…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      im keeping, but might go -4 before the deadline for Son or Fernndes

  15. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Been away from fpl and football for a while. Can someone update me on the bale news? Everyone seems to be selling him

    1. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Check the articles for the quotes. Bale has announced his departure at the end of the season and said something along the lines of the lines of Spurs just being a stepping stone back to Real. Mou has said something about only wanting committed players.

      Nothing certain and we know Mou can be fickle but Bale playing time looks a doubt based on rhis

  16. tinear
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Martinez
    Digne, Coufal, Cancelo
    Gundo Lingard Bruno Bale
    DCL Bamford Kane

    Steer Stones Veltman Bissouma
    1ft 5.9itb

    any suggestions? I only open FPL today after the international break.
    or is it G2G?

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Will Bale play?

      1. tinear
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        I'm not sure. Will he not? Serious question.

  17. Jikata
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Anyone else feels that Mount will be on the bench this week? Hard to leave him out of my squad against WBA.....

  18. Leeds-Utd
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Auba & Stones
    >
    De Bruyne & Christenson -4pts
    Yes or No

  19. GreennRed
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Nice punt. I sold him in GW27, Chilwell lurking and Alonso looks nailed on for Porto games. Still hard to know game by game who Tuchel will pick but Alonso well rested after IB. Tuchel likes Alonso as a set piece threat too. Hope Chelsea win, have them in a LMS.

  20. Bennerman
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Is Dean Smith the biggest BS dangerous manager of all time now? We thought Jose was bad with the Son thing, and that's just this season.
    But does Smith, regarding Grealish, saying 'Fulham was always the plan' - despite that even being a doubt, and him claiming Jack could be ready any moment prior to that, every week - make him the biggest liar on our records?
    Interested to hear of worse BS

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Lol Smith doesn't give a bollocks about FPL. Grealish only back in training this week. That's all the info you need

      1. Bennerman
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        I'm aware of that, in fact that's most of the point - that's why I'm suggesting he's maybe committed the worst lies yet as to whether a player is fit or not

  21. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Is Bale>Havertz a good trade? Will Bale play?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Good trade

    2. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      If only we knew...!

  22. #Swish41
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Hi guys, benching headaches (although rotation will probably mean all this planning is pointless). Who to BENCH:

    A. Son (New)
    B. Lingard (Wol)
    C. Bale (New)

    1. Dias (Lei)
    2. Keane (PAL)
    3. Ayling (SHU)

    Currently on C2...

    Cheers!

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      C1

    2. LC1
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I'd agree with C2

    3. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      C2

    4. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Cheers all, C1 was my second choice, so seems I’m on the right track. Good luck!

    5. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      C1

    6. The Strokes
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B1

  23. SharkyT
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    1FT 6.4m ITB. WC in GW31
    Martinez
    Cancelo Dallas Dias
    Bale Bruno Gundo Lingz Raph
    Bamford(vc) Kane(c)
    (Steer Antonio Mee Kilman)

    A) Steer/Kilman > Mendy/Alonso BB
    B) Kilman > Alonso
    C) Bale > Son if fit
    D) suggestions?

    1. The Strokes
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B

  24. The Strokes
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Which 2 to bench ?
    A. Targett (Ful)
    B. TAA ( Ars)
    C. Stones (Lei)
    D. Gundo ( Lei)
    E. Salah (Ars)
    F. Jota (Ars)
    G. Watkins (Ful)

    1. Fuddled FC
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      A, D

    2. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B & C

  25. Fuddled FC
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Who to transfer out for Azpi/Alonso

    a) Cancelo
    b) Stones

    Have money tied up in both more more in Cancelo

    1. The Strokes
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I did A this week for Alonso.

    2. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      A

    3. TB303
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      A

  26. Mr. O'Connell
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    If Grealish isn't ready to play this week...

    1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      You've been right up till now.will he start this weekend?

    2. The Strokes
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I hope so, I'm thinking of playing Watkins one last time.
      Feeling like he owes me some goals

  27. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Spurs demolished burnley and palace with 4 up top bale son Kane and moura

    Obviously we were horrific after that but perhaps might revert to that shape this week against a week team

    *hopeful bale starter*

    1. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      That came to my mind too Spud. I bought him initially for the two games, and I was always worried about second one anyway, but no show with Lamela suspended and Son injured was so bad, now I want to sell.

      1. Bennerman
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        That was a b ad sign. He had no reason to rest him that day, either. I'm a Man United fan am have been through this, and I hated it. He picks his slaves at every team - we had a few, but weird how he's chosen Bale. Fans will hate that

    2. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Lo Celso back is the greatest problem for Bale, he could be easily benched, with Moura playing on the right.

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Fair mate, lo celso has been trash since he’s been back mind, my gut honestly says bale starts and I will start him with 3 at the back and cancelo as first sub so let’s see!

        If he hauls, thank spud!

        1. Nanoelektronicar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Hope so, cheers!

  28. Nanoelektronicar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    If there is a journo here who is going to Spurs presser later, please, please, ask Jose will Bale play.

  29. TB303
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Bruno (c) if chasing ?

  30. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Best 1 gw moves before WC31. Have 1ft and 0.5m itb

    Martinez
    Konsa Dallas Digne -- Stones Dunk
    Son Bale Auba Raphinha -- Gundog
    Kane DCL Bamford

    A: Auba >> Bruno
    B: Digne >> Alonso
    C: Auba + Dunk >> Havertz + Alonso (-4)