Captain Poll

Who is the best FPL captain for Gameweek 6? Vote now

Our captain poll has launched for Gameweek 6 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL).

You can cast your vote via the embedded poll below or on the widget of our home page.

Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) was the runaway winner in our Gameweek 5 poll with over 60% of the vote but the Egyptian surely won’t have it all his own way this week, with Cristiano Ronaldo (£12.7m) and Manchester United back on home soil.

Salah and Liverpool face a potentially trickier test than the Season Ticker would have us believe, up against a Brentford backline that has conceded on just two occasions this season.

Still, Salah has racked up three double-digit hauls in his first five starts and has reached 50 FPL points quicker than in any of his previous campaigns.

Ronaldo has four goals in his three competitive United appearances since rejoining the Red Devils, meanwhile.

And Bruno Fernandes (£11.9m) has racked up three successive double-digit hauls against this weekend’s opponents, Aston Villa.

With eight clean sheets between them in 2021/22 so far, defences could be on top at Stamford Bridge when Chelsea entertain Manchester City – so Romelu Lukaku (£11.6m) will likely be well down the pecking order in our vote.

Said Benrahma (£6.4m) and the newly available Michail Antonio (£7.9m) will face a Leeds United defence without a clean sheet in their first five matches and who have conceded more shots on target than any other club, while Ismaila Sarr (£6.0m) faces the tantalising prospect of encountering a Newcastle United backline that are joint-bottom for big chances allowed. The Magpies are also without a shut-out in 2021/22.

There’s one defence that is even worse than the above two clubs for goals conceded: Norwich City have shipped on 14 occasions already and will face Demarai Gray‘s (£5.7m) Everton next.


Our captain poll will be followed by Tom and Joe’s Tuesday video which discusses the runners and riders for armband duties in more detail, while Friday’s Captain Sensible piece will analyse the leading candidates in much more forensic detail than what we have discussed here.

725 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nespinha
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Help me fill the gaps for GW7

    Sanchez (Gunn)
    TAA, Cancelo, _____ (White, Livramento)
    Salah, Raphinha, Benrahma, Gray, _____
    Ronaldo, _____ ( _____ )

    A) Rudiger, Grealish, António, ASM
    B) Rudiger, 4.5 mid, Lukaku, Perica
    C) 4.5 def, Gallagher, Lukaku, Perica

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

      A) it looks too good to be true value wise!

      Ronaldo -> Lukaku ASAP

      1. Nespinha
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Agree, maybe I'm trying too hard to have Lukaku + Ronaldo

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

          It is the key structural decision - no right answer

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

        Yeah, A and you have a great squad there

        1. Nespinha
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          OH wait, i messed up A.

          It should be - Rudiger, Grealish, António, Perica

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

            Still a great team there. I'm also actively thinking of going with only one of Lukaku/Ronaldo and swapping between them as much as I can.

  2. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Ruben Dias has created 8 chances so far this season, with 56 mins per chance created. This is more than all of last season, where he created one chance per 948 minutes. So that assist wasn't a fluke, but I haven't watched enough to know what's going on. Is he doing something different? Does the lack of Stones put more emphasis on him playing out?

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

      My guess would be its knockdowns from set pieces but haven't watched to confirm this

      1. Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Half of them in the box so likely some - but the other four are all passes from deep like his assist. He must be being more progressive.

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

          Interesting

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

      If it's the knockdowns from corners, it's even more chance of an assist as City players are way better with the ball on the ground.

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

    I'm starting to feel like Hwang (5.5m) is the budget striker to have. Strongly suspect he may get some starts soon.

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

      He cost 1m more than pure fodder though and isn’t yet starting so isn’t as valuable as a 6.0/6.5 in your first 11

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

        Valid, but the thing is, there are quite a few playing 4.5 mids (which came in handy this past weekend) and no playing 4.5 strikers. So it's between Hwang and Dennis, and I think Dennis may lose his spot one Joao Pedro is fit again. Thoughts?

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

      Armstrong should have had another assist against City

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

        He'd be an option but 0.5m too expensive for the team I'm contemplating

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

          I've got my eye on him definitely.

    3. Amartey Partey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      He plays for low scoring Wolves though.

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

        Dam you and your logic! 😉

        1. Amartey Partey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Haha! My bad.

    4. Echoes
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      If he gets a few starts, will possibly be great value. But right now, it's the Hwang answer.

    5. lilmessipran
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Go with a pukki or stuart armstrong or just go with fodder 4.5 imo

  4. Sturridge Wars
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Which one?

    A) Saint Maximin
    B) Sarr
    C) Zaha

    1. Kryptonite666
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Sarr for the next 2

  5. Lord of Ings
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Best Torres replacement upto 7.1(?)
    A)Raphinha
    B)Gray
    C)Benrahma
    D)Barnes
    I’ve already used my WC so I’m looking for a medium to long term move.

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B

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

      Wasn't Torres a medium to long term move? Why are you selling him?

      1. Lord of Ings
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        He’s not an assured starter anymore or else I would’ve definitely kept him.
        I’m done with pep roulette it’s kdb or grealish or no one from city attack.

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Not even KDB is starting matches.

    3. Lallana
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      A

    4. BooYaKasha
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Gallagher

  6. Pep Roulette
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Would you WC this team to the below team in GW7?

    Current team :-

    Sanchez Steele
    TAA Shaw Ayling Tsimikas Livramento
    Salah Bruno Odegaard Gray Sarr
    Ronaldo Antonio Scarlett

    WC team in GW7 :-

    Ramsdale Foster
    TAA Dias Alonso Rudiger Livramento
    Salah Raphinha Mbeumo Gallagher Gilmour
    Ronaldo Lukaku Scarlett

    Planning to switch to 442

    1. Hot Toddy
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I favour the 442 this season but with just one premium forward as it allows a very strong midfield as well as a premium defence. Not a fan of two 5.5-ish mids.

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Or u can do bruno to Gallagher and take a -4 next gw to do antonio and shaw to lukaku + rudiger

    3. Lallana
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Mine will be this...

      Ramsdale Steele
      James Marcal Livramento Pinnock Manquillo/Williams
      Salah Son Gallagher Odegaard Raphinha
      Lukaku Ronaldo Scarlett

    4. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I WC'd to a similar team and like it. I like it as give you the 3 big hitters and fill up with Chelsea for the fixtures coming up. Means you can downgrade one of the big hitters if you need to shift funds around

  7. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Have both Semedo & Marcal plus also James from Chelsea.
    Want to get rid of one of the Wolves def soon. Better option?

    A) Rudiger from GW7 onwards
    B) Dias from GW8 onwards

    1. Lord of Ings
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Rudi from 7
      Ideally want both from 8

    2. Tinfoil Deathstar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I'd save the £0.6 and get on Rudi tbh. Gives a bit of insurance if/when James is benched too.

  8. Atimis
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    I’ve decided to ignore Ronaldo and just go for Kaku since GW7 but maybe I should get CR7 instead now and (c) next 2 games?

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      This is overthinking it.

    2. Hot Toddy
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Okay....

      1. Atimis
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Okay....

    3. Lord of Ings
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Captain salah and relax.
      Good chance Mo salah out scores Ronaldo it’s not Ronaldo vs Norwich or something.

      1. Atimis
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Villa been pretty solid apart from that game after IB

  9. Lallana
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    I really wish Dele Alli maintained those levels where he was getting 10 goals, 10 assists

    was fun to watch

  10. Pukkipartyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Jimi+Torres -> Antonio+Sarr (-4)
    Y or N?

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

    Can't decide who to play, Torres (CHE a) or Rudi (MCI h). Might just bench em both and play Livramento (WOL h). Who would you play?

    1. Lord of Ings
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Rudiger

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Eudiger

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

      Torres

    4. jia you (The No BS League -…
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I'm likely benching Cancelo as Chelsea are just so impressive under Tuchel....think they'll win that one nil

      1. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Dias is going to score from a set piece, with the way Chelsea defends set pieces he is bound to score. I put 10 pounds on a Matip to score when they played Chelsea and he was so close with that header that eventually lead to the pen.

    5. Amartey Partey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Rudiger

  12. Little Red Lacazette
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    2FT, 0.1ITB.

    Who to go 1st? Ayling, Jimi...?

    Sanchez
    TAA Shaw Livramento
    Salah Jota Greenwood Raphinha
    Jimenez CR7 Antonio

    Steele Ayling Amartey Brownhill

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

      Ayling, if you got Jimi in it's got to be worth giving him a couple more weeks

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Could drop Jimi to cheaper and upgrade Ayling to a City or Chelsea def.

    2. lilmessipran
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Amartey to Livra save the other? get 2 or 3 chelsea next week

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        I have Livra

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

          My bad, maybe just Sanchez to Ramsdale then

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Is Ramsdale nailed?

  13. DF Team
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    GK: Are Ramsdale and Foster nailed options for the following weeks?

    Thanks,

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

      Don’t think anyone knows, last week there was an article saying that Leno was rested for a few weeks and will be back. Time will tell.

  14. artvandelay316
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Thinking of this WC

      Ramsdale
      TAA, Rudiger, Alonso
      Salah, Jota, Sarr, Benrahma
      Bamford, Antonio, Lukaku

      Bench: Steele, Livra, White, Allan
      0.8m ITB for potential changes/upgrades at some point.

      GTG?

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

        Take out Jota Firmino is back soon, the rest is solid

        1. artvandelay316
            2 months, 14 days ago

            If I take out Jota for Raph, I could use the cash to get Allison in goal. Mixed fixtures, but premium and can keep for the season?

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

              I’d keep the cash in the bank, could be a point in the season when you do want the pool triple up of Jota Salah TAA

      2. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Play one:
        A) Duffy (CRY a)
        B) Torres (CHE a)

        1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          A

        2. artvandelay316
            2 months, 14 days ago

            B

        3. CR7 is Home
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Start one from each set plz

          A) Duffy (palace) / Livra(wol) / James(city)
          B) Sanchez(palace) / Foster(New)

          1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Duffy Foster

          2. Amartey Partey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            James, Foster

        4. Johnny too hotty
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I have my reasons, humor me.
          However, I am WC this week as I attempt to turn lady luck.
          Appreciate its quite template but acceptable?

          Sanchez
          trent james marcel
          bruno salah raphina gray
          lukaku antonio

          steele
          duffy livramento gilmour scarlett

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

            Ronaldo over Bruno

          2. Johnny too hotty
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            on a WC would you go for

            Bruno and Antonio
            Ronaldo and Behrama

        5. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Any suggestions here?

          1FT 1.0 itb- Planning on WC7
          Sanchez
          Shaw TAA Digne
          Sarr Salah Raph Jota
          Toney CR7 Antonio

          Foster B.White Brownhill B.Williams

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

            Looks a good team for this week

            1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Got a transfer to kill if I'm wildcarding in 7 tho

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

                maybe take out toney for someone? Rondon for a punt?

                1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  yh tempted by this

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

                Yes. Brownhill to Doucoure or Townsend and bench Toney

                1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  Was looking at townsend

        6. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Hello guys. How was your game week?

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

            In FFS terms, pretty average! Just 84pts from 10 players 😀

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Damn that’s big.

          2. Joey Tribbiani
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            meh, yours?

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Nothing spectacular but like most weeks, solid. 72.

          3. jia you (The No BS League -…
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Hey mate, 67(-4), not terrible considering I'd no Salah and Lukaku captaincy fail

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Yeah that’ll definitely do.

          4. Amartey Partey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            72 points. Sunday saved me.

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Loved that Benrahma goal with so many selling.

              1. Amartey Partey
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Big time! I got news of the Duffy assist around the same time too.

          5. CRO KLOPP
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            79 points no hit

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              That must have been a healthy jump.

              1. CRO KLOPP
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Yes it was from 220 k to 68k,Thanks to Sarr and Benhrama

                1. Rupert The Horse
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  Sarr is becoming difficult to ignore.

          6. fish&chips
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            62 on WC. Not ideal but team looks good for the next few and the old team wouldn't have faired any better.

          7. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            WC and got 82 pts. Enjoyed Rudiger goal at the end of the gw! How was yours?

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

              Disaster. Plus I've taken 3 hits in two GWs straight after wildcarding. So I need to calm down and do one transfer per week. My next one is booked in, so I've got nothing to think about for a bit. That should mean I'm less active here until things get interesting again.

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Yeah I was thinking about you. Yours really was absolutely shocking. That rank drop is brutal.

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

                  I got to my high position by taking risks and defying the herd. This week that approach smacked me in the mouth. I ought to tread a middle path. Let's see if I've got the self-discipline.

            2. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              I got an ok score with 72 but I really enjoyed the game week. I was a bit miffed at first as I sold Tsimikas for Livramento. But lots went right. Benrahma goal after thinking he’d be out injured, same with Raphinia. Livramento getting subbed on with a clean sheet. Lukaku blanking in a 3-0.
              All that while at my sisters wedding. 🙂

          8. Super Saints
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Horrendous 62 Lukaku the big failure for me, i even managed to ruin him

            1. Zim0
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              That's above average. It's not horrendous.

              1. fish&chips
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                This. 62 is not bad. Just means that you didn't have one of the key assets that banged this week (Rudiger, Sarr, Benny, Toney)

              2. Super Saints
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Really? Doesn't seem it on here. The only players that returned for me were White, Liv, Benny, Salah and Ron who everyone has, was a huge red and lost massive ground in all my mini leagues.

                1. Zim0
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  No one tells their bad scores here. That's why it seems like everyone is getting really high ones.

            2. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 14 days ago

              What a drama queen, horrendous would have been 45 or below.

              1. Super Saints
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Like i said above i only achieved that score from the completely template players that every has so was a big red in every way

                1. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  Hmm I got 59 and it's given me just a medium/small red arrow (120k -> 160k)
                  Sounds more like everyone in your mini-leagues has just caned it this week.

        7. Amartey Partey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Historically, Ronaldo loves scoring against Villa and Everton. Just saying.

          1. Joey Tribbiani
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Just check who referees those games before captaining lmao 😀

            1. Amartey Partey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Good point!

          2. Cok3y5murf
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Back then, Arsenal were title contenders. Just saying

            1. Amartey Partey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              They aren’t now?

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

            Irrelevant in all honesty

            1. Amartey Partey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Are you going to sell him?

          4. Holmes
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Even if he didnt love scoring vs them, he can still haul vs them. Both defenses are shaky! 😀

          5. Zim0
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            There isn't a great captaincy option besides him either week unless u captain Antonio against Leeds which might be better. But he's the best choice for GW7.

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

            More 'prehistoric', really.

          7. bench boost for every gamew…
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Hopefully Mings wont givr him a goal, because this week he is actually against a decent goalie. I thought Fabianski was, but he does have a howler in him, Woodman too..

        8. Tinfoil Deathstar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Torres owners, are you keeping the faith? Next two fixtures about as bad as it gets and a bit concerning Pep didn't bring him on when looking for a winner.

          Very tempted to shift to Sarr.

          1. fish&chips
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            The fact that they didn't score is probably a positive. But no one knows what Pep is thinking (see my comment below). I'd probably move him on personally, particularly if you have your WC in hand.

            1. Tinfoil Deathstar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 14 days ago

              I played it in GW4 bringing him in. I started the season with Mahrez too so already been burnt twice in terms of targeting the Norwich and Southampton fixtures. Tend to agree with what you've said below tbh and besides Dias/Cancelo not sure I'm in a rush to go back to the roulette anytime soon (I'm leaning towards selling Torres atm). Grealish might be safest option in terms of being nailed in the City attach but not sure we've seen enough evidence of potential upside there yet.

          2. Amartey Partey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Sold him for Sarr on Sunday

          3. Super Saints
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Selling

        9. fish&chips
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Since City's fixtures are turning in the not so distant future, a question for your all. In prior seasons it used to be a more than viable strategy to jump on city assets and take the odd benching on the chin. If you timed it right or were patient enough to hold through the roulette you could make massive gains on the field. But it seems to me since 2020/2021 it's become increasingly difficult to play this strategy. City's squad is more bloated, particularly in the midfield, and they aren't scoring as many goals to justify taking a benching here and there. Plus there's more risk than ever that your player will be put out to pasture for whoever knows how long (I'm looking at you Mahrez). Is Pep Roulette no longer a viable strategy? Or will you be jumping on city assets again when the fixtures turn?

          1. Zim0
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            I've been on Cancelo since GW2. Feels good.

          2. 824545201
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            There are no good City assets beside Dias/Cancelo.

          3. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            I agree, it's getting evermore riskier and less rewarding to stick with a City asset. The only exception might be Dias, and he's a bit expensive for his 6 points. I expect I'll own one or two of them at some point, but who and when, I couldn't say right now.

            1. fish&chips
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              It's a shame because some of my favourite FPL memories of recent years are huge differential captain hauls with a city asset that virtually no one has. But every time I tried it last year I just go burned. It's the main reason why I had such a poor season.

            2. Super Saints
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Dias is getting more than 6 points this season, he's underrated on here for sure

          4. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            They won’t even come in to my mind.

          5. Holmes
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            As long as they have dont have any standout options, I have no interest in their attacking players tbh, just Dias and Cancelo will do the job.

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

            To be fair when Aguero was fit ie pre the last 18 months plus then it was the easy option

        10. 824545201
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          RMWCT:
          Ramsdale - Foster
          TAA - Cancelo - Alonso - Rudiger - Livramento
          Salah - Raphinha - Gallagher - Sissoko - Brownhill
          Ronaldo - Lukaku - Dennis

          A) Ramsdale or Guaita?

        11. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Help much appreciated chaps - 1FT and 0 ITB...

          Sanchez
          TAA, Shaw, Coady
          Salah, Greenwood, Jota, Gray
          Ronaldo, Antonio, Bamford

          (Steer, Livramento, White, Mendy)

          Am considering the below to get 3 Chelsea in (including Lukaku) whilst keeping Ronaldo and Salah:

          GW6 - Jota -> Sarr/Raphinha
          GW7 - Bamford & Greenwood -> Lukaku (C) & Kovacic
          GW8 - Shaw -> Rudiger

          Cheers!

          1. Super Saints
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Save this week

        12. FOO FIGHTER
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I am starting to wonder whether the TAA, Salah, Lukaku and Ronaldo setup is way too much

          BUT

          I am going to roll with it. No point getting rid of Lukaku 'flat track bully' fixtures 7 to 20 and no point getting rid of Ronaldo when he is capable of returning every game irrespective of the fixture and seems to be hoovering up all UTD attacking asset points. Plus I also have Antonio up top exploding when you do not expect it.

          The 7 million range midfielders just do not tickle my fancy tbf.

          I will however be downgrading Mendy to a 4.5 GK and upgrading one of my defenders.

          1. Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            I'm going with it too (above). Will mean quite a lightweight midfield of Salah, Gray, Sarr/Raphinha & Kovacic but hopefully pays off with Chelsea's form and fixtures.

          2. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            I’d rather have Son + Bamford than Ronaldo + 5.5 mid

            1. FOO FIGHTER
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              I'd rather not have any asset from Spurs or Leeds.

        13. Hryszko
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Over the next few weeks, I've been thinking about doing the following transfers to allow for Lukaku & Ron up top. Would leave me with 0.5m in the bank, so Kovacic could also be someone like Gallagher/Odegaard? Thoughts as it would leave me with this team?

          Marcal > Duffy
          Jota > Benrahma
          Torres > Kovacic/Odegaard
          Bamford > Lukaku

          Sanchez
          Trent - Rudiger - Duffy
          Salah - Benrahma - Odegaard - Gray
          Lukaku - Cr7 - Antonio

          1. Super Saints
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Yeah i like it

          2. Dr. Rog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            It is entirely possible and optically looks nice but there are a few major issues with it

            1) You have to play a 4mln defender every week in the XI (and the bench is all fodder)
            2) The mids are basically shite and there is no flexibility to jump on a Jota/Grealish type player who could go on a run
            3) Captaincy, which is really key. I would accept those sacrifices in 1 and 2, if they were required to secure a captain. However they are being made to secure a 3rd premium option in this instance which in isolation is going to be a poor value trade unless they score at 9-10ppg over the given period, which frankly is not sustainable as it implies a 350+ season.

            1. Zim0
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              For point 1 I see no problem with playing a 4m defender. They're a bargain and value buys for a reason. No point getting just to keep on the bench. Duffy and Livramento rotate nicely and have been keeping clean sheets and For point 2 how is there no flexibility? There's literally an extra premium u can downgrade to anyone u want.

        14. Footieboot
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Do you guys reckon Toney could get a cheeky goal vs Liverpool or should I start Livramento/White?

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

              He could get, Liverpool are giving away couple of decent chances every week

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

              Toney for me, more fun

          • pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Made my move Grealish ➡ Sarr.

            Foster
            TAA - Semedo - Coady
            Salah - Greenwood - Jota - Benrahma - Sarr
            Ronaldo - Antonio

            Sanchez - Livramento - White - Scarlett

            2.1m in the bank.

            GTG? WC next gw

            1. Super Saints
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Looking very good for this week coming

          • Super Saints
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            How would you improve on this team please? Would love Antonio but you can't have everyone. Can't squeeze Sarr in there annoyingly.

            Sanchez
            TAA Dias Rudiger Shaw
            Salah Raphina Gallagher Doucoure
            Ronaldo Lukaku
            Steele Livramento Sissoko Scarlett

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

              is this a wildcard?

            2. Super Saints
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              No, I'm a couple of moves away from it

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

                its as good as it gets for a three premium attacker team. I am still in the camp of two premiums to spread funds around but i understand the rationale for three premium team. No changes i can suggest without downgrading a premium

                1. Super Saints
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  It's failing miserably at the moment so stick with the two

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

              Antonio

              1. Super Saints
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Not possible unless i ditch Dias and Raphina

            4. pundit of punts
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              If you have the WC in hand then I’d go Lukaku > Antonio

              1. Super Saints
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                I don't

          • dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Good to save this week then with 2FT and 1M itb get two chels defenders in next week? Something like Webster and Shaw to Rudiger and Christensen. Perhaps a hit to get Alonso or James but thats next weeks problem.

            Sanchez
            Trent Shaw Coady
            Sarr Jota Salah Benrahma
            Antonio Bamford Lukaku

            Gunn Mbeumo Livra Webster

            1. Super Saints
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Yeah very nice

            2. Fit_to_drop
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              I went James over Rudi in my WC last week and regret doing so. I think Rudi is the fulcrum of that Chelsea defence and will play the most games (and get the most points).

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

                i think James is a good pick, the benching was unlucky and points will flow in the easier fixtures

                Alonso vs Chilly is interesting, I want Alonso which means as soon as i get him, chilwell will be back in the team