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Team news for Gameweek 38: FPL updates on Aguero, Bale, Pope, Pereira and more

It’s the final Gameweek of the 2020/21 Fantasy Premier League season and we’ve got all the important team news in our weekly press conference summary below.

For more detailed information, check out our Predicted Line-ups page and Injuries and Bans feed, while will be further updated before Sunday’s deadline.

A video recap with Neale and Andy can be viewed here:

LEEDS UNITED V WEST BROMWICH ALBION

Diego Llorente (muscle) will miss the visit of West Bromwich Albion and joins Helder Costa (back) and Adam Forshaw (muscle) on the sidelines.

“Llorente is not with us. Throughout the first half against Southampton he felt something in his muscle that, had he continued, he could have got injured where he had been injured previously.

“That’s why we decided that he should not participate in the second half of that game, nor on Sunday.” – Marcelo Bielsa

Robin Koch and Mateusz Klich had previously been granted “early leave” and ruled out of the final two games of the season by their manager, while Kiko Casilla will again line up between the posts.

Leeds announced on Friday that both Gaetano Berardi and Pablo Hernandez would depart the club at the end of 2020/21, so there is a strong chance that both will feature in front of the Elland Road faithful one last time.

“They have been a reference for Leeds, for the team, for the squad, for the fans. Two excellent professionals, great team-mates. Footballers who are very influential, very decisive.” – Marcelo Bielsa

Matheus Pereira is an injury doubt for the Baggies, with Sam Allardyce set to assess his influential midfielder’s fitness in training tomorrow morning.

LIVERPOOL V CRYSTAL PALACE

There were no injury updates from Jurgen Klopp in the broadcast section of his press conference.

The Liverpool boss had said in midweek that Diogo Jota (foot) had a “tiny, tiny little chance” of facing Crystal Palace this weekend.

Naby Keita (muscle), Ozan Kabak (muscle) and Ben Davies (muscle) were sidelined when the Reds beat Burnley on Wednesday, alongside the longer-term absentees.

Roy Hodgson said he would “wait and see” on his injured players without naming names, although Christian Benteke (Achilles/ankle) and Scott Dann (muscle) are likely to be among those being assessed.

The Palace boss had previously said after the midweek loss against Arsenal that he thought Tyrick Mitchell was merely suffering from “fatigue”.

“We’re not good at three games in a week. The make-up of our squad and the fact that players coming back from injury etc, a third game after two very tough ones we’ve had is not the right situation for us to comfortably say yeah, we’re great, we’ll be able put out the same sort of team.

“I’ve really got to wait and see tomorrow. I really am hoping that it will be better than I fear it might be at the moment, but until tomorrow I don’t know.” – Roy Hodgson

Eberechi Eze is out long-term with an Achilles problem.

MANCHESTER CITY V EVERTON

Joao Cancelo (suspended) is Manchester City’s only absentee for the visit of Everton, with Pep Guardiola confirming that he otherwise had a fully fit squad.

Asked about whether his starting XI against Carlo Ancelotti’s side would be influenced by City’s involvement in next week’s UEFA Champions League final, Guardiola wasn’t playing ball.

“I’m going to put the players out I decide to win the game. We have six days until the final of the Champions League, if one player is injured, unlucky. They can be injured today, tomorrow, the moment you put the boots [on].” – Pep Guardiola

Sergio Aguero is back in training and could have a farewell appearance at the Etihad – although how long he will last is another question.

“Tomorrow, we will decide. As much as he can play he will play. He’s been injured, trained these two days, partial training sessions – tomorrow we will decide.” – Pep Guardiola

James Rodriguez (calf) and Seamus Coleman (unspecified) won’t be involved for the Toffees when they visit the Etihad.

“James Rodriguez, unfortunately, is not available for the game, he didn’t recover from his problem on his calf. Also, Coleman had a problem during the game against Wolves, he will not be available for the game.” – Carlo Ancelotti

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS V MANCHESTER UNITED

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he’d make “a few changes” to the Manchester United side for the Wolves game, with one eye on the UEFA Europa League final.

Daniel James is fit again but Anthony Martial (knee) is a major doubt and Harry Maguire (knee) may not even make the match in Gdansk.

“You want to go into the final with loads of energy but also confidence. We’ll make a few changes, rest a few that’s been really playing and been regular in the team. We’ll get some minutes into a few that might need it before the final.

“Dan [James] will be involved. Unfortunately, I don’t think Anthony [Martial] will make this one for the squad so Harry [Maguire] and Anthony are still working hard to be available for the final.

“We’re recovering with Harry and resting with him. He’s not at the stage where he can work hard yet. He’s walking on it now but still it’s a long way from walking to playing football.

“To be honest, I don’t think we’ll see him in Gdansk.”

Scott McTominay and Fred “should be OK” after knocks.

Nuno Espirito Santo confirmed that Raul Jimenez (head) won’t feature again until 2021/22 in what was his final pre-match press conference as Wolves manager.

Jonny (knee), Pedro Neto (knee) and Daniel Podence (groin) are also long-term absentees.

ASTON VILLA V CHELSEA

Andreas Christensen is back available for Chelsea for their trip to Aston Villa but Kai Havertz and N’Golo Kante face late tests for muscle issues.

“Andreas Christensen will be in the squad, he did full training today and yesterday without any problems so he will be back.

“Kai did a test today and will be tested in team training today.

“With NG it’s going to be very close, still some hopes that he maybe joins team training tomorrow. If not, then he will join on Monday.” – Thomas Tuchel

Jack Grealish could be in line for another start after his 72-minute run-out in midweek, with Dean Smith talking in positive terms about his talismanic midfielder’s fitness in his pre-match presser.

“He’s getting up to full fitness, he showed a real confidence in his performance at Tottenham and hopefully we will see more of that on Sunday.” – Dean Smith

Matty Cash (hamstring), Morgan Sanson (knee) and Trezeguet (knee) will all miss the visit of Chelsea, while loanee Ross Barkley will be ineligible to face his parent club. 

LEICESTER CITY V TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

Ryan Mason’s press conference was predictably dominated by questions on the supposedly wantaway Harry Kane, with the interim Spurs boss playing it with a straight bat throughout.

“I’ve been preparing for a game at the weekend. It’s a game that’s important for us, we need to win. We’re going to go there to win and Harry is going to be part of that as well. They are the only comments I have on it.” – Ryan Mason

Japhet Tanganga (ankle) and Ben Davies (calf) are the Lilywhites’ only two confirmed absentees, although Mason did suggest that Gareth Bale – who was benched in midweek – had been playing through the pain barrier of late.

“Japhet and Ben are the only two at the moment. Japhet sustained a naughty ankle injury I think to his ligament so he won’t feature at the weekend and hopefully, it isn’t too long for him out.

“Ben resumed some light training today so they are the only two at the moment who aren’t available for selection.

“Last weekend was the most minutes [Bale] has played in the Premier League all season, pushing close to 90 minutes. I think if you were to look at Gareth in that moment he looked fit, he looked strong, he was brave, he added a different dimension for us and he has quality as well.

“But that spike in terms of the minutes played he felt his quad. In terms of him thinking about the summer, I don’t believe so because he was out there the other night. He was playing through some pain, playing through a problem that he had for me, for himself and for the football club.” – Ryan Mason

Bar the long-term absentees, Jonny Evans (heel) is the only injury of note for the Foxes.

“Jonny will miss out. Everyone else that was available the other night will be available for this game.” – Brendan Rodgers

SHEFFIELD UNITED V BURNLEY

Robbie Brady (Achilles), Kevin Long (calf), Phil Bardsley (hernia) and Dale Stephens (ankle) remain out for Burnley but Nick Pope (shoulder/knee) “has a chance” of featuring according to manager Sean Dyche.

The most positive news so far is that Popey has a chance. His body has settled down – his knee that was just troubling him a little bit.

We’ll see how he goes over the next couple of days, but that’s positive. He is up for selection at this moment in time. We’ll monitor it for the next 48 hours.

Paul Heckingbottom isn’t expecting any of his injured players back this weekend “as it stands”.

ARSENAL V BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

Hector Bellerin (muscle) and Mathew Ryan (ineligible) are confirmed absentees for the final day of the season but there was no word from Mikel Arteta on David Luiz (hamstring), who the Arsenal medical department said in midweek was “working hard to be in contention” for the visit of Brighton.

On his team selection and the push for a Europa Conference League spot in Gameweek 38, Mikel Arteta said:

“[The ECL] is a new competition so I don’t really know what will happen. First of all, let’s try to finish as high as possible and then after we will determine, once we are involved, what the best way is to do it.

“This club has to be in Europe.

“The selection is just the best possible selection to win the game. What is going to happen afterwards is part of the future and what we have to try to control is what happens on the day.” – Mikel Arteta

Danny Welbeck (hamstring) has joined Neal Maupay (suspended), Joël Veltman (calf), Davy Pröpper (ankle), Solly March (knee) and Tariq Lamptey (hamstring) on the sidelines for the trip to the Emirates but Lewis Dunk is back from a two-match ban.

WEST HAM UNITED V SOUTHAMPTON

Che Adams (groin) will miss out in Gameweek 38 but Oriol Romeu could be back from a three-month absence.

[Oriol] was training today so only Will Smallbone is out and Ché Adams is out. Ché cannot play at the weekend as he has a small groin injury, so he will also definitely be out. The rest are fit.

[Adams’ injury is] 5-10 days so his chance at the weekend is a small one but we won’t take the risk as we know he has the Euro coming up, which for him is a big tournament and it’s not a big issue for him.

David Moyes said that West Ham United will make a “last-minute call” on Lukasz Fabianski (knee) ahead of the game.

FULHAM V NEWCASTLE UNITED

Callum Wilson (hamstring), Jamaal Lascelles (foot), Isaac Hayden (knee), Karl Darlow (knee) and Ryan Fraser (groin) remain on the sidelines but there was relatively good news from Steve Bruce on the walking wounded from the Sheffield United victory, with the Newcastle boss saying that he “expects” Allan Saint-Maximin (calf) and Martin Dubravka (hamstring) to be fit for the trip to Fulham providing they come through the final training sessions.

“We’ll not know until we see how they are today – Allan Saint-Maximin in particular and Martin [Dubravka]. We expect them to be OK but we’ll not know 100% until they go on the grass today.” – Steve Bruce

Bruce had previously said that Joelinton was suffering only from a “knock” against the Blades, while he put Joe Willock‘s departure in Gameweek 37 down to mere “fatigue”.

Fabian Schar is available after suspension.

Scott Parker will be without a trio of players for Sunday’s match, while Harrison Reed (ankle) will be assessed.

“[Tom Cairney, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Antonee Robinson] all won’t make the weekend, they’re all out. Harrison Reed has a little bit of an issue as well, we’ll make that call nearer the time. Other than that, we’re all pretty much fine. [Reed] has an issue with his ankle.” – Scott Parker

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637 Comments Post a Comment
  1. JY84
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    I am leading the second-placed team by 40 points and have 2 FT. My team currently is

    Martinez
    Dallas Cresswell Philips Holding
    Zaha Salah Lingard Willock
    Watkins Kane
    (Forster, Bruno, DCL, Shaw)

    The 2nd placed team has Salah Philips and TAA as his 3 Pool players so I am in a dilemma whether I should add in Mane or TAA as my third Pool player! Which is e better option?
    1) 3-5-2 with Zaha Bruno out for Mane and Raphinha
    2) 4-4-2 with Zaha Holding out for TAA and Raphinha

    1. Don Van Vliet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      2

    2. Halftime Lemon
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      I Expect Bruno to be rested, so maybe Bruno and Holding out for TAA and Raph if £ allows

  2. MHG
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Who gets more points?
    A. Greenwood
    B. Bruno

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. Luton_Fan
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Greenwood will get 1 pt. Bruno 0

  3. Az
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 12 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Final FPL BlackBox of the season with Mark and I for anyone interested!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qPT4KULtwQ

    Starting in a few mins.

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

      Nice! Do we expect Mark to bottle it again with his captain? 🙂 Need to know some top differential picks including Captain this week please!!!!

  4. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Hey fam! Can you give me a couple of minutes? I'm leading my ML with 41 points.

    This is my team - 1 FT 0 ITB. No chips left.

    Areola
    TAA Dallas Dunk
    Salah(C) Bruno Greenwood Lingard Willock
    Kane Bamford

    Martinez Digne Targett Brewster

    This is my rival's team - 1 FT 1.6 ITB. No chips left.

    Mendy
    TAA Dallas Digne
    Salah Son Greenwood Raphinha Saka
    Kane Iheanacho

    Forster Vydra Targett Coady

    My guess is he'll do Digne to Robbo for free and probably captain Salah as well. But that's just my guess! What should I do? Please me give me your input. Thanks in advance!

    1. antis0cial
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      I’d say your ML is won. Bruno to son and Digne to robbo if you’re that worried.

    2. Don Van Vliet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Bruno > Mané? (Or absolutely anyone)

      41 point lead will see you over the line anyway.

    3. Pep's Money Laundry
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Your win is secure, captain Salah and put your feet up and enjoy all the final day action

      1. Boxwoods
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        This

    4. Halftime Lemon
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Bruno to Raph and light that cigar

  5. antis0cial
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Best mid up to 6.9? Have Raph

    Lingard?

    1. Don Van Vliet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Willock
      Lingard
      Harrison

      1. antis0cial
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Thanks, have 3 Leeds

    2. Pep's Money Laundry
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Lingard or Willock

  6. FPLMarc88
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Tough to use this final sub when the fixtures are good:

    Forster (whu)
    Phillips (CRY) - Dallas (WBA) - Holding (BHA)
    Salah (CRY) - Bruno (wol) - Son (lei) - Lingard (SOU)
    Kane (lei) - Antonio (SOU) - Bamford (WBA)

    (BENCH: Pickford (mci), Maguire (-), Jota (-), Targett (CHE))

    - Using it on GK/DEF seems boring
    - Getting Raphinha for Jota creates a benching headache
    - Son/Bruno have tougher games but are still hard to go without

    1. antis0cial
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Bruno likely to have limited minutes so he’d be the one to go for me.

  7. The Ilfordian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Can’t understand people getting rid of Reguilon. He was scoring goals and assisting for fun last match. Time to redirect his radar and point him to the opposition and we’re gold!

    1. Luton_Fan
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Spurs horrendous defensively with Dier at cb

    2. Boxwoods
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      😆

  8. Luton_Fan
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    A. Robbo and bamford
    B. Chilwell and mane.

    A right?

    1. antis0cial
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      A

    2. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Yep

      1. Luton_Fan
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Thx both

    3. Alli's Dele
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      A

  9. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    I reckon Grealish, Man City and West Ham as well as Liverpool and Leeds offer the points this weekend.

    Quite possibly Chelsea and West Brom and Newcastle too.

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Who's left?

  10. trinzoo
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Fabianski > Ederson (-4) ?

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      No

      1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        And Carson could end up starting

        1. trinzoo
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 4 days ago

          Didnt Pep say at press Ederson is playing last 2?

      2. trinzoo
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Reckon everton may score? I think the same

        1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 4 days ago

          I expect an open game esp with city having the final next week so will be a b team

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 4 days ago

            I think some of the first XI play...

            Pep said an injury could happen putting your boots on so that's just unlucky...

            I expect KDB, Foden and Mahrez to all feature and a strong defence.

            Torres and Jesus too and Sterling.

            Aguero is the doubt.

  11. Powers106
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Who would you start?

    a. Mendy
    b. Leno
    c. Ederson
    d. other...

    Cheers!

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      A

  12. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Are people waiting to make transfers? Got that Friday night urge to just get them done!

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Sunday mid day

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Ah sensible logic - something I usually follow!

    2. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Last transfer of the season and the most at stake! I'll wait on the final pressers though

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        What’s your planned moves?

        1. A-L
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 4 days ago

          Have exact cash for Meslier to Alisson but would be good to get solid info on Forster first. Otherwise might go Greenwood to Mahrez

          1. Don Kloppeone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 4 days ago

            Of those two moves I’d def prefer the GK one!

            1. A-L
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 4 days ago

              Thanks! Also I think pressers are all finished with actually

          2. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 4 days ago

            Given Pep's history of resting large swathes of his 1st XI ahead of the CL final, don't expect Mahrez to feature

            1. A-L
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 4 days ago

              True, thanks mate

    3. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      I know, I’m usually trying to absorb the days updates before a rushed and regrettable transfer before Friday deadline. I’m liking this more relaxed approach. Will be making transfers at 2pm on Sunday!

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Fair point!

  13. A-L
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Meslier out the priority or something else? Level on points (and transfers!!) at top of mini league. 1.3m ITB.

    Meslier Forster
    Dallas TAA Dias Shaw Reguilon
    Salah Son Foden Greenwood Lingard
    Kane Bamford Vydra

    1. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      ... take a little gamble on Forster and do something else?

  14. Alli's Dele
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    What to do with this lot:

    Mendy (Forster)
    Dallas TAA Shaw (Holding Targett)
    Bruno Lingard Son Siggy Salah
    Bamford DCL (Davis)

    2FT 0.5 ITB, leading ML by 25 points

    Thinking of Siggy + DCL --> Raphinha + Antonio to block rival with Antonio

    Thanks all!

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Good love

      1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        I mean good move

    2. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Nice moves yeh

  15. Henning
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Chasing in ml
    Bamford or Firminho in for DCL?(the leader has Bamford)
    And Cap Wood as i think he will give the armband to Salah?

    Mendy
    TAA Dallas Shaw
    Salah Son Raphina Greenwood
    Kane DCL Wood

    Forster JWP Digne Holding

    1. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Probably Firmino if you're chasing then. Could captain Kane as he's got a good record against Leicester

      1. Henning
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Thanx.

    2. WHUFCSmith23
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Why not Firmino as captain? Has the same fixture Salah does after all

  16. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Reckon DCL > Antonio is worth a -4?

    This will be my team after 1FT:

    0.8itb
    Mendy
    TAA, Robbo, Dallas
    Salah (C), Son, Lingard, Willock
    Kane, Bamford, DCL*
    (Forster) (Greenwood, Shaw, Masuaku)

    Cheers!

    1. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      I wouldn't for a hit. Never know with last day of the season as a lot of goals fly about and City have started that party early

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Thanks mate

  17. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Can this FH team save my season?

    Dubravka | Gillespie
    TAA Tierney Dallas
    Salah Harrison Son Auba
    Wood Antonio Firmino
    | Raphinha Mee Coufal

    0 ITB

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Hard to say as you could be bottom of the league

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

      Play into Man City for 60 minute returns...

      See above!

  18. Pep bites Kun
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    The ECL conference league - what's the prize?

    I'm assuming it better than 2 x PL tickets. 1 x ECL ticket? 😉

  19. MARJE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Who to bench?
    Salah, Bruno, Greenwood, Harrison, Lingard
    Kane, Nacho, Bamford

    Bench Bruno?

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      May as well sell him if you are going to Bench

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

      It probably doesn't matter other than to avoid cameos...

      They'll be plenty of unexpected starts and corresponding benches amongst the obvious ones too.

  20. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    I'm going for it. I have 30 points to make up in FanTeam to win 1.5K or get nothing.

    Plan is to SELL Salah + Lingard to make my team as differentiated as possible.

    Who to buy who to buy...

    Considering:
    Pulisic, Havertz, Mount, Pepe, Martinelli, KdB, Torres, Harrison Who would you punt on?

    Rest of team is:

    Mendy
    TAA Dallas Shaw
    Greenwood, Son, Mahrez XX XX
    Kane Bamford

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      How about Mahrez and Saka?

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        I already have Mahrez.

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 4 days ago

          Most posts get read half way like this.

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

        Oh, my eyes you have him.

        Foden?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 4 days ago

          Maybe KdB or Torres to get matchfit for CL. But Chelsea are the prime targets imo.

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 4 days ago

            Fair play.

            Good luck Camzy for a big finish!

    2. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Maybe KDB - he surely has to get some match practice

    3. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Harrison

    4. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Saka & ESR

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        This sounds about right.

    5. ted mcnure
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Wow, good luck with that mate!
      Now youve got me thinking about Pulisic...
      Martinelli is a player I really like too

  21. the egyptian king
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    I am 4 points ahead in my mini league. We have very similar teams apart from he has Bruno + Bamford, I would have Lingard + transfer out DCL or Zaha. Was worried about Bruno but lots saying he will be rested. I could swap DCL for Bamford but then it's essentially Bruno vs Lingard. Fine if he doesnt start, worrying if he does. So feel I may have to hope for a Bamford blank and do Zaha to Harrison? (Foden/Willock etc) and it'll be Lingard + Harrison vs Bruno + Lingard. Opinions?

    1. the egyptian king
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Bruno + Bamford**

    2. Zen Arcade
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      I have a headache trying to figure it all out.

      1. the egyptian king
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Hahahaha. Basically. Do I transfer in Bamford and hope Bruno doesn’t start / blanks. Or bring in a mid Harrison, Willock, Foden etc so it’ll be transferred in MID + Harrison vs Bruno + Bamford for the crown

    3. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Whatever you do, don't take a hit! Other team will probably change as well though so would be difficult to block. Bruno vs Lingard with a 4 point advantage is something I would take tbh though

      1. the egyptian king
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah Bruno vs Lingard +4 isn’t too bad. But if Bruno starts I feel he’ll beat it.

    4. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 4 days ago

      You're assuming he won't sell Bruno?

      1. the egyptian king
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah I suppose I am. Perhaps he will. Mane makes sense

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 4 days ago

          If he uses this site as well, he'll be aware Bruno is unlikely to feature. So you need to act in kind. I'd stay away from City players (Torres if you have to) and plump for Willock / Raphina

    5. Ashleyajolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 4 days ago

      List both teams on here is easier but for me Bruno won’t play and if I was against you I would swap him for Mane!

      1. the egyptian king
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah maybe so. Bamford or Harrison then I suppose

  22. Crashjct
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Willock or Pepe to replace Bruno GW 38?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Pepe

  23. artvandelay316
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Is Forster confirmed to start?

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      No news on it so 50/50

      1. artvandelay316
        4 months, 4 days ago

        Cheers. I've got Meslier so will have to take a hit to be sure I've got a playing keeper I reckon.

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

          Probably not worth it then if you have Forster and he's 50/50

          1. artvandelay316
            4 months, 4 days ago

            I'm undecided, as I could get Casilla who I feel pretty confident can keep unclean sheet, and that would also allow a place for Raph in ny midfield as I have 3 Leeds at the mo. Otherwise it'll be Torres or Pepe in mid.

            1. artvandelay316
              4 months, 4 days ago

              *a clean

        2. Biggsy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 4 days ago

          Not worth a hit. If Forster starts, you're level if Casilla gets a clean sheet. Doesn't feel like you're risking major points

  24. SuperG
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Greenwood or Saka. Got both can only play one.

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Greenwood

    2. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Saka

    3. Ashleyajolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Saka, assuming Greenwood rested

  25. Champions League Varane
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    2FT .1ITB any suggestions would be great thanks.

    1. Champions League Varane
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Ffs fail

  26. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    The current World No2 could win FPL in his first season.

    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/37870/event/37

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      He's in a lot of mini-leagues for a newbie. Not impossible, but suspect it's just a new account

      1. Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 4 days ago

        What are the odds he had multiple accounts at the start of the season?

        He may have just started a new one as you say. But would not rule it out that there is a skeleton in the closet.

        He certainly does not play like a beginner looking at his chip deployment.
        Either he did one year of research and never played before.
        Or he played before.

        Then it all comes down whether he had multiple live accounts GW1, 2, maybe even longer and just went with the best one.

    2. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      Very impressive. He’s 2nd in two head to head leagues; shows how random they are

    3. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 4 days ago

      The current No 5 is in his 2nd season.

      The current No 8 is in his 3rd season.

  27. lets talk about 6
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Who gets more points?

    Bruno + Antonio

    Mane + holding or Greenwood.

  28. SomeoneKnows
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    Which is a better Leeds cover, Harrison or Raphinha and why?

  29. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    The fake team news 'leaks' will be out in full force on Sunday

  30. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 4 days ago

    What to do with this lot?

    Meslier*
    Digne* TAA Dallas
    Salah Greenwood* Lingard Son
    Antonio Wood Kane

    Bench: Martinez Pogba Coady Konsa
    2 FT, 0.3m ITB

    A) Digne + Martinez > Casilla + Robbo
    B) Martinez + Pogba > Alisson + Raphinha

    1. artvandelay316
      4 months, 4 days ago

      A. I can see Casilla keeping a clean sheet and Robbo looked good last match, could easily assist again. I have doubts over Raph's form.