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Scout Picks

Double Gameweek 32 Scout Picks XI includes Spurs triple-up

As they prepare to face Everton and Southampton over the next few days, Spurs assets form the spine of our Double Gameweek 32 Scout Picks.

We have chosen three of their players for the latest round of games while Liverpool and Manchester United provide a pair of double-ups.

Our Scout Picks, chosen from DavidNealeTom and Andy‘s Scout Squad submissions, line up in 4-4-2 formation this week, coming in at £79.6m, £3.4m inside our budget of £83.0m. 

Goalkeeper

Hugo Lloris (£5.6m) is our chosen representative from the Spurs defence ahead of their two fixtures in the Double Gameweek. José Mourinho’s goalkeeper is the most likely to feature significantly in both matches. Everton drew 0-0 with Brighton last time out and Southampton have failed to score in three of their last five away matches; so a clean sheet is hardly an unexpected outcome for Lloris.

Defenders

Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.4m) is right back where Fantasy Premier League managers have come to expect him: one of the best creative defenders in the division. Over his last six matches, he is top among all FPL defenders for key passes and big chances, producing 44 points in that time (7.3 per game).

Luke Shaw (£5.3m) is not far behind Alexander-Arnold over the last six, providing four clean sheets and a goal in that time for a total of 38 points. His 10 key passes keep the left-back in the top-five defenders during the same period.

Conor Coady (£4.9m) and his Wolves colleagues went some way to helping out the fixtures-over-form camp in their 1-0 win over Fulham on Friday night. That suggests he can be trusted again when Sheffield United come to Molineux for their delayed Double Gameweek 32 match. The Blades have scored just seven away goals in 15 attempts this season, the worst in the Premier League.

Rob Holding (£4.2m) remains a helpful value option in defence with Fulham coming to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Over the last six matches, the Cottagers are in the Premier League’s bottom five for big chances while no side has a worse goal conversion rate (4.5%).

Midfielders

Injury updates on Son, Saka, and Burn ahead of BGW29 and Aubameyang latest

Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) might only have two attacking returns since Double Gameweek 26 but a Sunday afternoon meeting with Burnley could change all that. The Clarets are on the longest run of any side in the division without a clean sheet and, over their last six, are in the bottom-three for expected goals conceded (xGC).

Son Heung-min (£9.4m) is the second of our three Spurs players for the Double Gameweek. Everton have just one clean sheet at home since Gameweek 13 while Southampton are the Premier League’s fourth-worst side for xGC over the last matches. Over the same period, Son is top of the division for big chances created.

Following a midweek rest, Diogo Jota (£7.0m) looks more likely than his attacking colleagues to start against Leeds for Liverpool on Monday night. The mid-priced midfielder has three goals across his last three Premier League outings.

Jesse Lingard (£6.5m) is the division’s man-in-form after a fifth double-digit haul of the campaign in just his ninth appearance. Considering only two players in the Premier League can boast more shots on target than Lingard over the last six matches, his output looks sustainable at least for now. In Double Gameweek 32, West Ham face a Newcastle outfit that has conceded at least two goals in nine of their last 14 league matches.

Forwards

How Spurs' FPL assets fared in their final match before Double Gameweek 32 7

As already mentioned, Spurs’ fixtures in Double Gameweek 32 look very appealing from an attacking perspective. Harry Kane (£11.7m) is an obvious inclusion in the Scout Picks then considering he is joint-top of the Premier League for big chances and shots on target over the last six matches.

Kelechi Iheanacho (£6.0m) is one of two players level with Kane for big chances during that period and is just one shot on target behind him too. It is no surprise the Leicester forward has produced seven goals since Double Gameweek 26. West Bromwich Albion have made some defensive improvements recently but still have just one clean sheet away from home this season.

Substitutes

  • Rui Patrício (£5.3m)
  • Arthur Masuaku (£4.3m)
  • Gabriel Martinelli (£4.9m)
  • Callum Wilson (£6.5m)

THE CAPTAIN

Who are the best captain options for FPL Gameweek 36+?

We choose the Scout Picks captain using a four-way vote between our Scout Squad pundits.

Because we use Fantasy Football Scout data so heavily in this process, the skipper we choose each Gameweek is known only to those with a valid Fantasy Football Scout subscription and revealed to the public only when the deadline has passed.

Here’s how we voted for Double Gameweek 32:

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

Each week, one of the Fantasy Football Scout community takes on the Scout Picks by pitting their chosen XI against ours.

The Community Member who beats our team by the largest margin will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Moderators and Contributors League for the following season.

Little Red Lacazette takes on the Scout Picks in Double Gameweek 32 going with a 3-5-2 line-up of Lloris (vc); Dias, Shaw, Coady; Salah, Son (vc), Mount, Jota, Lingard; Kane (c), Iheanacho.

AA33 is the current leader, defeating the Scout Picks by a 53-point margin in Gameweek 2.

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623 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Pandastar5
    5 months, 8 days ago

    What do y'all think about bringing in vardy?

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      If in addition to Iheanacho could be good move but Cavani or Lacazette worth considering

    2. BurlingtonDriftersFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      if you are chasing? but that's a lot of money

    3. Avery
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 8 days ago

      I did it last week and captain him which didn’t work out so great. Pulled the trigger a week too early. Hoping this week will be better

  2. Random Name
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Huge day for Arteta. It's either win or p45

    1. Arteta
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      We'll go through, just.

  3. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    A Sterling to Bruno
    B Alonso to Shaw
    C Both -4

    Present lineup

    Leno
    TAA Rüdiger Alonso*
    Salah Sterling* Son Lingard Jota
    Kane Iheanacho

    Forster Fofana Holding Vydra

    1. The 12th Man
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Just A

    2. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      A

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        Don't u fancy a differential instead of Sterling mate?

        I'm thinking rashford or greenwood instead

        1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 8 days ago

          I'm thinking I like your thinking

          1. Flynny
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 8 days ago

            Just need to figure out which one!

  4. Jimmy Boy
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Evening all, is Jota expected to start Monday night?

    1. Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Yep imo

    2. MidTableFantasy
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      I would think so

  5. Isca Extremadura
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Is there going to be a better TC
    than Kane in a DGW ?

    1. Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Could be in gw35 or 37

    2. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      No

  6. arndff_
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Deciding which THREE defenders to START in GW32 will be tough…

    TAA (lee)
    Alonso (BHA)
    Rudiger (BHA)
    Coady (SHU)
    Holding (FUL)

    Currently on:
    TAA, Alonso, Coady with Holding, Rudiger on the bench (in this order)

    1. Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      TAA Alonso Coady

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        This

        1. arndff_
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 8 days ago

          Yup. Seems like we think alike.

          Who would you be your first sub: Holding or Rudiger?

          I think Holding in order to spread the risk (3x CHE atb, own Mendy as well).

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 8 days ago

            Yes Holding for me first on bench

  7. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    You think I could be in trouble fielding 11 players if I have Stones, Rudiger, DCL and Saka?

    1. arndff_
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Isn’t Rudiger nailed on?

  8. Arteta
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Patrício Mendy
    Alexander-Arnold Castagne Reguilón Semedo Holding
    Salah Son Jota Neto Smith-Rowe
    Kane Vardy Iheanacho

    Would you activate Bench Boost if this was your team?

    1. Arteta
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      After choosing Neto's replacement that is.

    2. Random Name
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Focus on the game tonight Arteta

      1. Arteta
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        😀

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      If Smith Rowe is expected to start, yes!

  9. nicecat
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Leno . Forster
    Rudiger . Shaw . Holding . Coady . Phillips
    Gundo . Salah . Jota . Son . Bruno
    Kane . Ihenacho . Davis

    Would you upgrade Davis for 6.4 fwd and play BB (-4) or hold

  10. C_G
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    took a -4 for this team, im happy though.

    Martinez

    Phillips Shaw Stones

    Bruno Son Salah Jota Lingard

    Kane (c)` Iheanacho

    Forster Antonio Veltman Lowton

  11. mdm
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Choose one to play:

    A. Raphinha (liv)
    B. Dallas (liv)
    C. Digne (TOT)
    D. Maupay (che)

    Thanks.

    1. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 8 days ago

      B

    2. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      B out of fear of last week 🙂

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      A

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      B

  12. Isca Extremadura
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Yes tough call whether to hold TC
    if bigger DGW, more choice to pick In form player

  13. FPLMACKEM
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Mendy
    Rudiger, TAA, Holding, Coady
    Bruno, Lingard, Salah, Jota
    Kane (c), Iheanacho

    Forster, Amartey, Vydra, Neto

    1ft £3.4 itb

    Dont have enough to do Neto to son so....

    A) Jota > Son
    B) Neto > Lucas Moura
    C) Neto + Vydra > Son + Davis -4

    Then drop which defender?

    1. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 8 days ago

      B

    2. MidTableFantasy
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Honestly maybe C

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      C sounds good

  14. Spin The Wheel
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Where is Auba?

    1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      At the barbershop, hopefully

  15. kennethrhcp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Cresswell def out?

    if yes:
    A: Play Dallas (liv)
    B: take a -4 (money no issue)

    WC 33 more than likely

    1. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 8 days ago

      A

      1. kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        cheers

  16. Pedram
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Pick two to start

    A. Rudiger
    B. Bamford
    C. Raphinha
    D. Dallas

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      AB

    2. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 8 days ago

      AD

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

      AB

    4. Jimjam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      AB

  17. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    TC Kane cannot possibly go worse than my TC Mane last season. Something to look forward to.

    1. Isca Extremadura
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Yes this chip is jinxed !
      had Auba last year before meltdown, Kane blanks and Ageuro injury in recent years..

  18. Opperkaker
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Hi everyone,

    I'm having quite the bench boost conundrum this week due to some injury concerns.
    I set up my wildcard team nicely for a bb in GW 32:

    Ederson - Schmeichel
    TAA-Shaw-Azpilicueta-Coady-Reguilon
    Jota-Lingard-Bruno-Neto-Son
    Kane-Iheanacho-DCL

    I already got in Bowen to cover Neto's absence, but now DCL (who was already a plan B to Antonio) is ruled out as well.
    The options I'm considering:
    - Play my bb and take a -4 for either Wood, Bamford, Watkins, Fabio Silva or Wilson (none of which I'm crazy about, so which one would you choose?)
    - Play my bb without taking a hit and thus having 0 points from DCL
    - Saving my bb for another week and benching either Ederson or Schmeichel and two of my defenders, which seems ridiculous when you look at their fixtures (which ones would you bench?)

    All thoughts are welcome!

    1. BurlingtonDriftersFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      either the 2nd or 3rd option for me - if you go #3, I'd bench Kasper, Bowen, Azpi and DCL.

      Slightly favor saving bb for another week - it does not feel like the bb is woking out for you, unfortunately.

      1. Opperkaker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        5 months, 8 days ago

        I see your point, my main concern is I probably won't get another gameweek with similarly good fixtures for my defenders. And bench boosting basically means adding one GK, two DEFs and one attacking player to your eleven, so it's all about those guys. Would also hate benching Bowen immediately after bringing him in. What do you think?

  19. Jimjam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Martinez (Forster)
    Cancelo, Shaw, Rudiger (Dallas, Phillips)
    Salah, Fernandes Bale, Jota, Lingard
    Kane, Iheanacho (Bamford)

    0FT, 0.0 in bank

    Bale & Cancelo --> Son & Coady worth a -8?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Not for me

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Yes

  20. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Shaw not in the squad. Any idea why?

    1. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Banned isn't he

      1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        Oh yeah forgot..

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Suspended

  21. Tomas_brolin
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Start Holding or Rudiger? Can only be one.

    No other Chelsea defensive cover so tending towards playing Rudiger bit maybe Holding has better chance of bonus/attacking returns what do you think?

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Rüdiger

  22. Spin The Wheel
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Sell Raphinha or Mount for Son?

    1. AC Yew
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Mount

      1. AMBELLINA PRISE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        5 months, 8 days ago

        Seriously?

  23. Mattias
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Are there any suggestions yet as to which GW the 2 outstanding games will be put into? SOU v CRY, & AVL v EVE?

    34, 35 or 37 maybe??

  24. AC Yew
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Are these moves worth a -8?

    McCarthy, Gundo, DCL --> Lloris, Lingard, Iheanacho

  25. zon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Southampton and Everton. Two sides who want to play instead of laying deep, making them vulnerable for counter. Makes me wanna go Son(c) as a differential. Anyone with me?

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Tempted to TC since I’m chasing tbh

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      will he start both games?

      1. zon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        bet he will

  26. Super Sharpe Shooter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    I've got a midfield of Bruno, Gundo, Salah, Jota and Smith-Rowe. If Son is essential for GW32, who goes? I have Vardy and Kane up top so its has to be one of Bruno or Salah, or not at all. Given Salah's fixtures I'm tempted to keep but I have loads of value tied up in Bruno so getting him back in would be potentially rash/painful. What do people think? This is my team...

    Mendy
    Alonso-Trent-Coady
    Bruno-Salah-Jota-Gundo
    Vardy-Vydra-Kane (TC)
    [Forster-Dawson-Holding-SmithRowe]

    a) Son for Salah
    b) Son for Bruno
    c) Stick

    1. zon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Can you afford Vardy, ESR to Iheanacho, Son

      1. Super Sharpe Shooter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        no, Gundo would have to go to make that possible. and if i -4 to replace Vardy, i’ll have the fear he goes big/gets a pen

    2. BurlingtonDriftersFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Got the same exact problem here, including the Bruno value headache.

      I am sticking for the moment - but if I do switch, it would be Salah for Son (don't have Jota however), and then switch right back next week.

      1. Super Sharpe Shooter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        Thanks yeah that's probably the move, and hope that Leeds play another blinder

  27. Sotamendi84
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Start holding or casragne Lads?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      castagne

  28. Bobby_Baggio
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Afternoon all. G2G or use FT somewhere? 1.1m ITB. Cheers.

    Martinez
    Dias - Coufal - Azpi
    Lingard - Bruno - Salah - Jota - Gundo
    Kane(C) - Ihenacho

    (McCarthy) - Bam - Dunk - Alioski

    1. The Count of Monte Cristo
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Think that's good to save to be honest

  29. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    First on bench to cover
    TAA Rüdiger Alonso

    A Fofana
    B Holding

    And would you start either in place of 3 starters?

    1. Avery
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 8 days ago

      B

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      Got a feeling Rudiger might be benched. I’d start both of them over him haha

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      A

  30. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 8 days ago

    Salah >> Son (and reverse it next GW)? Could start Holding over Gundog too to get really close to the scout picks haha 🙂

    Mendy
    TAA. Shaw. Coady
    Salah. Bruno. Lingard. Jota. Gundog
    Kane. Iheanacho
    (Forster, Holding, Rudiger, DCL**)

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 8 days ago

      i wouldnt lose salah for game v leeds.

      money itb. ft?

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        Sorry was bottomed. 1FT 0.1itb

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 8 days ago

        I’ve been down every Avenue