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What impact will Jonny’s injury have on Wolves clean sheet potential?

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers are having second thoughts about purchasing Wolves players ahead of the Gameweek 31 swing of fixtures.

Players such as Conor Coady (£4.8m) and Romain Saïss (£4.9m) have appealed strongly in the build-up to second-Wildcard season, especially with the obvious set-piece threat, but recent developments may have damaged their all-important clean sheet potential.

Defensive resilience seemed to have returned to the club with the reintroduction of Jonny Otto (£5.4m) in early February after a six month absence with a serious knee problem.

However, a hugely unfortunate reoccurrence of that injury in training raises the question, especially after Monday night’s slump at home to West Ham, of whether Wolves’ defensive assets can still be trusted for the FPL run in.

In this article, we shall use data from the Fantasy Football Scout Premium Members Area to answer that question.

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  1. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Thoughts on this wc team and lineup?

    Mendy
    Mendy Rudiger TAA
    Bruno Jota Mahrez Salah Lingard
    Iheanacho Kane

    Forster Shaw Coufal Brewster

    1.5m itb
    (Son to replace Mahrez after Leeds.)

    1. fylde2022
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Lascelles, not Mendy II

    2. lilmessipran
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Get Mendy ( Leicester) as one of your kids and boom Mendy Mendy mendy

    3. RamboRN
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Think mahrez will play? He played full 90 last night. This was also my plan till he played the full 90

  2. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Martinez
    Dias Rudiger Phillips
    Salah Bruno Son Jota Gündo
    Kane DCL

    (Fabri Antonio Shaw Struijk)
    0.0m

    Did Raphinha & Burn to Jota & Phillips for a hit yesterday.

    G2G?

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      capt?

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Tempted to risk it on Jota but probably Salah.

    2. Reece’s Pieces
      5 months, 24 days ago

      At some point Gundo may need to go. Rapha swap in three games maybe

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Might make that swap in GW33.

  3. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    How is Grealish still owned by 17%?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      dead teams

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        or maybe trust Smith

  4. CR7 is Home
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Howz this WC draft looking? (0.6ITB)

    Mendy Forster
    TAA Shaw Rudiger // Coady Ward//
    Salah Jota Son Maddison Moura
    Kane Ings Nacho

    - FH33, BB35
    - Ward is included for BB35 with a likely double for Palace vs SHU and Saints
    - Moura for DGW and will be sold for Rafhina later on
    - Ings (c) vs WBA and got a double

    1. Reece’s Pieces
      5 months, 24 days ago

      When you lay it out like that it’s hard to argue against. Wish they’d hurry up and sort those doubles for us

  5. Starskyb
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 24 days ago

    On a WC and got some either ors. Would appreciate opinions

    A) Salah or Jota?
    B) Philips or holding?
    D) son or KDB?

    Cheers

    1. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Both
      Phillips
      Son

  6. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Bamford to

    A. Ings (C)
    B. Jesus (C)
    C. Keep Bamford

    1. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      A

  7. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    2.8m left over on my WC draft... where would you upgrade?

    Mendy Forster
    Fofana Coady Rudiger Holding Phillips
    Salah Bruno Son Jota Neto
    Kane Nacho Vydra

    Currently thinking Vydra -> Watkins and Holding -> Shaw?

    1. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      BB left?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Yep

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Want to use it next week and be done with it

    2. aapoman
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      No Lingard? Would definetly have him over Neto. Nacho is also a bit risky imo. Could get dropped anytime.

  8. Reece’s Pieces
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Some advice appreciated.

    I just swapped Bale for Jota. Had planned Konsa to Trent but after his defensive woes last night (even though his crossing was brilliant) I’m now preferring Rapha > Lingard at -4

    Thoughts?

    1. DangerFC
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      If you plan on keeping lingard long term then yeah. He has a tricky fixture coming up.

      1. Reece’s Pieces
        5 months, 24 days ago

        I do. I’m quietly confident for his game vs Leicester this weekend and then get Newcastle next. He can be benched vs Chelsea the one after

  9. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    I was watching the Man City game mostly.

    Just watched the Liverpool highlights, they defended like donkeys.

    Will need to score 4 or 5 to win.

    1. Reece’s Pieces
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Agree. It’s put me off Trent despite him looking strong going forward. Barely noticed Robertson playing

      1. Thiagwho
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Me too! Plus not having Trent frees up more funds to use elsewhere.

      2. JabariParkersEyelid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        They're not gonna be playing Real in the prem though.

        1. Reece’s Pieces
          5 months, 24 days ago

          The game against Villa will tell us a lot then

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            7 2?

  10. Sloane426
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Can’t decide on this...2FTs
    (A) Tierney + Raphina > Phillips + Jota
    (B) Tierney + Raphina + Bamford > Trent + Jota + 4.2m fodder -4

    1. Sid07
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      A

    2. Reece’s Pieces
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Tricky as Jota may get benched but can still score in 30m. Liverpool defence still sketchy.

      A for me

  11. Sid07
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Will you wc this lot have 2 fts
    Martinez meslier
    Azpi dias cancello Dallas coufal
    Salah gundo lingard fernandz son
    Bamford kane Brewster

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Nope, with 2FTs, it should be easy to ride one more week

      1. Sid07
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        What changes would you suggest
        Downgrade cancello and guno to jota?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Yeah, that could be one move. Bamford to Wood and Gundogan to Jota, if possible, can also work

          1. Sid07
            • 7 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Good suggestion, but have nothing itb

  12. fplking14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Cresswell or Shaw?

    1. Sid07
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Cresswell

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Shaw

  13. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Reposting for further feedback

    Thoughts please gents

    A. Ayling >> Robbo (free)
    B. Ayling, Gundo >> TAA, Neto (4pt hit)
    C. Veltman, Watkins/Antonio >> TAA, Nacho (4pt hit)
    D. Stones, Ayling >> TAA, Saiss
    E. Something else

    Current team

    ——————Areola——————
    ———Veltman Dias Stones———
    —Bruno Salah Gundo Son Jota—
    ————-Antonio* Kane————-

    Bench: Forster, Watkins, Ayling, Struijk

    FH available for GW33

  14. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    -4 for this?

    Raph + Bams > Jota + iheanacho

    1. DangerFC
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Would you do one this week and then nacho next week?

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Funding is the problem- need the nacho move to get Jota

  15. aapoman
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Martinez
    Rüdiger Azpi Digne
    KDB Bruno Son Mount Gündo
    Kane DCL

    Fabri; Konsa, Burn, Brewster

    KDB and Gündo to Salah and Saka? Have 2ft and looking to offload City players. Also looking to sell Villa players very soon.

  16. DangerFC
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Gundo to sterling worth a -4? This week. Would then plan on sterling to salah for free.

    1. aapoman
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Why not just Gundo to Salah?

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Is gundo definitely not playing ?

      1. DangerFC
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        He isn't definitely not playing mate but with pep rotating it's a big risk to take. Especially if your near top of your leagues and fighting for the cash prizes.

    3. DangerFC
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I think sterling will outscore salah this week and I am second in my league 60 points behind. I think he will offer a good differential.

  17. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Cheeky repost. Help greatly appreciated

    Do you think Iheanacho is still a good option ?

    Could do
    Stones to Phillips for free this week
    Then
    Mount and DCL to son and Iheanacho for free following gw

    Good moves ?

    Thank you

    1. DangerFC
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      They look good enough. I think stones will play this weekend though and get a clean sheet. Dgw plans look solid.

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Thanks a lot

  18. Thiagwho
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Thoughts here please on this W/C draft

    Mendy
    Shaw Rudiger Dias
    Jota Lingard Son Bruno
    Lacazette Kane Vardy

    Forster/Gundo/Philips/Coufal
    BB32
    GW33 Swap Son>Neto and Jota>Salah

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Bit heavy up top. Swap Vardy for Inancho and upgrade elsewhere. Looks good though, can't see any weaknesses really. Do you want KDB?

      1. Thiagwho
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Cheers,
        I can downgrade Vardy and Upgrade Rdiger to TAA purely due to rotation risk

        1. mcsteely
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          IMO Rudiger is fairly nailed, after Saturday it looks as if Chelsea need him. I'd sooner sell Shaw or Coufal if I had to

  19. The Hunt
    • 12 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Liverpool's last eight PL games...

    D D L L L L L L

    Goals scored...

    1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

    Remind me what the clamber is to triple up on them? Surely not Super Sub Jota?

    1. The Hunt
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      * home games *

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Aha, but they’ve a good run of fixtures - Jota is a boost and they won the last two

        Villa aren’t in a great place without grealish

        1. The Hunt
          • 12 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Well, they did put seven past them in the reverse fixture 😀

          1. Studs Up
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Fair enough they show poor form, but don't u think that's an anomaly?

            1. The Hunt
              • 12 Years
              5 months, 24 days ago

              Not sure if you're meaning the 7-2 game was an anomaly or Liverpool's run of home form. That score definitely was but it was the first sign this season that Liverpool were a shadow of the team they were in 19/20. As for the run of home form?...put it this way, I think Liverpool will have gone nine games without a home win by 5pm on Saturday.

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Last eight?

    3. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Villa since GW23, Pool win 1-0

      0 ARS
      0 BHA
      2 LEI
      0 LEE
      1 SHU
      0 WOL
      1 NEW
      2 TOT
      1 FUL

      1. The Hunt
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        0-1 Villa 😉

  20. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    How is this WC draft? Son to become Salah after 32. 3.4ITB

    May change Emi but I want Lloris for the double.

    Lloris
    Rudiger TAA Dias
    Bruno Jota Lingard Son Neto
    Kane Nacho

    Martinez Watkins Shaw Mitchell

    1. The Hunt
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I think Son & Kane are enough Spurs for the double. I reckon there's a fairly reasonable chance that they won't keep a clean sheet until next season so I couldn't have Lloris.

  21. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Don't all laugh at me here but..

    Ihenacho captain? His stats are great, West Ham haven't been that good defensively as of late. No particular stand out option this week so could be a good week to go a bit different

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      No city player worth the risk?

      What about salah/jota?

      1. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Can't afford Salah and not gonna get Jota this week as I'm not sure he plays this weekend. Gundogan is an option but I like Nacho as a punt tbh!

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          I’d rather risk gundo tbh but I can see the appeal

          Maddison is a new dimension

    2. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Going with Ings for the same reason

    3. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Not a mad call

      Haven’t ruled out Lingz - Leicester have been pretty moderate themselves.

  22. Spin The Wheel
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Hi guys,
    Anything worth a hit here? No chips left.

    Mendy
    TAA Shaw Azpilicueta
    Jota Bruno Salah Mount Raphinha
    IheanachobKane

    Forster Watkins Ayling Tierney

    1. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Looks good. Maybe play Tierney?

  23. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    I got Lucky with Pereira in for Gündogan last gw. Should I keep and play him now? Think I could save the transfer:

    Martínez
    Cancelo, Digne, Lowton
    Pereira(VC) , Salah(C) , Fernandes, Gündogan, Mount
    Antonio, Kane

    McGill, Bamford, Shaw, Struijk
    1 free transfer, 1.7 million in the bank

    1. JabariParkersEyelid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Doubt Antonio is gonna play

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        If he is out Nachos could come in but not sure yet.

  24. Nedvěd11
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Best one week punt in GW31?

    1. Thiagwho
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Lacca

  25. Thiagwho
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    As a 5th Def
    Coufal or Coady

    1. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I currently have Coady, but actually looking for a downgrade as he will be B2 most of the upcoming gws...

  26. mcsteely
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Sell Raphina or Gundo for Jota?

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Could be a great week for gundo

  27. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Will u sell kdb for sterling and capt him?

    1. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      WC 32 then?

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Nope

      1. Mahjongking
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        So keep and play kdb?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Yes

    3. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I'm probably ditching kdb for salah... Just seems pretty likely KDB isnt risked against leeds. Last time they played, Leeds pressure made KDB spend most of his time tracking and tackling (he made most tackles), does Pep really want KDB being run ragged before Dortmund next week? I brought KDB in on my WC last week with this fixture in mind but sometimes have to accept I've made a mistake and it wil be pretty pointless having 12m on the bench

  28. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Talk to me about this WC draft please:

    Martinez
    TAA Dias Shaw Rudiger Dallas
    Bruno Son Jota Lingard Raphinha
    Kane Iheanacho Brewster

    5.6m - could do Son, Raph to Salah, Maddison either sooner or later.

    1. CAVEAT KING
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Did Lings not get an injury?

  29. CAVEAT KING
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Can a Hammer supporter tell me the impact Declan will have on Soucek attacking opportunities? Will he have to cover Noble or is Noble a capable place holder for Rice?

  30. trinzoo
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Update on Tierney? Heard he might be out for up to several weeks :/

    1. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Should get one today in Arteta's pre-match presser (or the medical bulletin that Arsenal release).