Scout Picks

FPL Gameweek 7 Scout Picks built on Chelsea triple-up

There’s not a Liverpool or Manchester City player in sight in our Fantasy Premier League (FPL) Scout Picks for Gameweek 7.

A Chelsea triple-up instead forms the spine of the side this week, with eight other teams represented in the remaining spots.

After Sam, Az, Neale and Tom submitted their Scout Squad selections earlier this week, we have chosen our best players ahead of tomorrow’s 11:00 BST deadline.

We line up in a 3-4-3 formation and come in at £81.9m, well under our £83.0m budget.

GOALKEEPER

The best goalkeepers for UEFA Champions League Fantasy

With 17 clean sheets in 25 Premier League matches since the arrival of Thomas Tuchel in January, Edouard Mendy (£6.0m) is the first of two Chelsea backline options in this week’s Scout Picks. The Blues’ stopper has kept three clean sheets in five games so far this season, and is the fourth-highest scoring goalkeeper in FPL despite missing a week. His numbers are impressive, too, given that his 3.45 saves per 90 minutes ranks fifth – only behind Karl Darlow (£4.5m), Illan Meslier (£5.0m), Ben Foster (£4.0m) and Hugo Lloris (£5.6m) – while his 5.5 minutes-per-baseline-bonus (BBPS) is also encouraging, and suggests that he could be in the mix when Chelsea do keep a clean sheet. Against a Southampton side that is goalless in three matches, Mendy’s inclusion makes a lot of sense.

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  1. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Torn between GW7 and GW8 wildcard. Thing is that waiting just tonight could lose me up to 0.6 in value if all rises and falls occur as predicted. Tempted just to go for it tonight. Team would be practically identical

    1. Abra Dubravka
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Too late in the gameweek to Wildcard now. Save for the IB

    2. luk46
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      would save if you can play a decent starting 11

      1. xHaTr
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Can only get 11 out if both Coufal and Shaw start

    3. CABAYE4
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I pushed the button yesterday. Lost out on 0.2 or so by not doing it earlier in the week but not doing it with the state of my team would have been a doubling down on a 2nd mistake.

    4. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Lots of wildcards in play. Dont think there will be that many changes as predicted tonight

    5. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      IMissed out on plenty already by not pressing the button a week ago, but, yes, probably worth it.

  2. Gazza2000
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Is it mad to consider Son on my wildcard for the next two gameweeks?

    A) Alonso ,Grealish
    Or
    B) Christensen, Son

    1. FCSB
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Could be ahead of the curve

      A

    2. ZeBestee
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I would go B for sure if A is your other choice. Grealish hasn't find the gears yet at City and a benching is near.

      1. ZeBestee
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Found*

  3. Abra Dubravka
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    A) Jota to Raph
    B) Duffy/Jota to Rudiger/Raph (-4)

  4. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    TAA >>

    1. Rudiger
    2. Alonso

    WC in GW8 so just thinking for this weekend.

    Thanks

    1. FF Dirtbag
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Rudiger just for that extra security of starts

      1. Abra Dubravka
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        This

    2. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I would go Rudiger

    3. jay01
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Get chilwell thank me later

  5. FF Dirtbag
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Play Williams (bur) or livra(Che)?

    Sanchez
    Rudiger Marcal ***
    Salah Greenwood Jota Gray
    Jimenez Antonio Ronaldo(c)

    Steele; Sissoko, Williams, Livra, James.

    1. FCSB
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Livramento

      1. FF Dirtbag
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Thanks fcsb

    2. Abra Dubravka
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Liv

      1. FF Dirtbag
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Thanks abra

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I have both and going Williams.

      Norwich need points badly so throwing the dice and hoping for a cleanie.

  6. TeddiPonza
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Get rid of Shaw or TAA for Rudiger?

    1. jackruet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Shaw

    2. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Shaw

    3. luk46
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      depends if you have wc or not

      1. TeddiPonza
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Have WC

  7. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Leeds fixtures are so good, just a shame all the injuries and their patchy form of late stops any investment outside of Raphinha

    1. CABAYE4
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      The defence has been the biggest issue, so far away from the 2nd half of last season.

  8. Mufc202020
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    A) Start Dias & Sarr. Then Sarr to Grealish next GW
    B) Start Grealish and Semedo. Then Semedo to Dias next GW

  9. CABAYE4
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    On WC, 18m left for 2 mids to go with Salah, Raph and ESR.

    Who would you go for?

    1. luk46
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Saka instead of ESR and Gallagher, don't know if I like many more options right now

    2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Swap ESR for Saka and get Sarr to join them

      Gallagher also worth a look

      1. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        no love for Raph?

    3. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Son and grealish

      1. CABAYE4
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        This is what is sitting in my team.

        I don’t love Grealish as an option but no City is scary ahead of their run.

    4. CABAYE4
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Thanks all

  10. *Reformed-Character*
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Pukki to Jimenez for -4?

    1. Viper
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Nah

    2. Dexters Laboratory
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Nope

  11. PLerix
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Play 1
    A) Williams (bur)
    B) Livra (che)

    1. luk46
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      probably Livramento, higher chance for a 0:0

      1. PLerix
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Really?

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          I have both and gone with Williams.

  12. FDMS All Starz
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Which option better for the team?

    A)
    Son/TAA/Obefemi —> Lukaku/Cancelo/Luiz (-4)

    Or

    B)
    Ronaldo —> Lukaku (free)

    Sanchez
    White - D.Sanchez - Marcal
    Salah - Benrahma - Son - Gray - Greenwood
    Ronaldo - Antonio

    (Steele - TAA - Tsimikas - Obefemi)

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B

  13. Futureform
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Arsenal / Brighton defence - best combo?

    A) Ramsdale and Duffy
    B) Sanchez and White

    1. AlpoShearer
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      A

    2. fricky_
        3 months, 20 days ago

        A

      • SallySlayer
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        A. Goal threat from Duffy higher than White

        1. Futureform
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Ah that probably does swing it. Thanks.

    3. Viper
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Do we reckon TAA drops to 7.4m before Gw8?

      1. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        How long is he out for?

      2. luk46
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Trent + Coufal/Shaw + Jota > Rüdiger + Azpi + Raphinha worth a hit for one week? Im gonna wc in gw8 and get Trent back in.

        1. fricky_
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Yes

          • Viper
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Shaw has trained hasn't he? Wouldn't be taking a hit if he's likely to play

            1. luk46
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              might get Coufal out, since I have Toney and think Chelsea will get a cs. I don't think Trent drops again btw, he's just out for this week!

        2. FOO FIGHTER
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Lots of WC's in play.

      3. Drogba Legend
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I had too many injuries and doubts so activated my WC. 20k OR. Thoughts:

        Ramsdale
        Rudiger - Azpi - Cancelo
        Salah - Grealish - Raph - Saka
        Lukaku (C) - Toney - Antonio

        Foster - Dias - Livra - Brownhill

        G2G? Changes to WC?

        1. Bertonian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Cant argue with that

          1. Drogba Legend
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Cheers, will have to get TAA back eventually, and I'll plan for all the fixture swings for GW14. But this should be a good long-term team until GW14

        2. Futureform
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Really interested in this.

          On a WC too and have Ronaldo instead of Toney (who I do like).

          Are you ok about losing Ronaldo?

          1. Drogba Legend
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Yes and no. He's going to get points, but for me to get Ronny back in I'd have to drop my double CHE/MC defenders as well as Grealish and I'm not sure the players I'd be bringing in are going to offset the amount of points Ronny is going to get. CHE and MC defense look really good. They're going to get CS along the way over the next month or two and I'd expect their CS to clip along at the pace of Ronaldo getting attacking returns

            1. Futureform
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Oh wow. I missed you'd got double City defence as well as double Chelsea defence. This has really got me thinking if I could stretch to that.

              Toney looks good and is on pens. Brentford not the best fixtures but in form.

              Got me thinking....

        3. fricky_
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Maybe Semedo for Cancelo for this GW and then get Cancelo in for next GW?
            Does look very solid either way though

        4. Nightf0x
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Start matip or white, one will come in if alonso dont play

          1. FOO FIGHTER
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Matip, at least he poses an attacking threat.

            I cannot see Arsenal keeping a clean sheet away to Brighton.

        5. SADIO SANÉ
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Balogun scores again, shoulda been ripping up FPL

        6. Super Saints
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Is Raphina missing GW8?

          How long is TAA out for?

          1. FOO FIGHTER
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            TAA will be back GW8.

            Who knows what will happen re Brazil INT's.

            1. Super Saints
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Thank you so much mate

        7. AlpoShearer
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Sánchez
          TAA - James - Semedo
          Jota - Salah - Sarr - Raphinha
          CR (C) - Antonio - Jiménez

          Steele Duffy - Sissoko - Livramento

          A. Save
          B. James to Rudiger/Azpi
          C. Jota to Mount/Saka

          1. Weak Become Heros
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            A

          2. Dexters Laboratory
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Save

          3. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            B

          4. fricky_
              3 months, 20 days ago

              B), to Rudiger

            • AlpoShearer
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Cheers

          5. estheblessed
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Best defender for £5.6m ?!?

            1. Dexters Laboratory
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Christen/Semedo

            2. FOO FIGHTER
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              I would go Cresswell.

          6. Johan Queef
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Catching up on things now. What is the likelihood of Shaw starting do we think?

          7. Dannyb
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Gray and Reguilon to Raphinha and White? Got 2ft and don't wanna lose one, only other way to Raphinha is to drop Zaha for him.

          8. Dexters Laboratory
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 20 days ago

            A) Ronaldo & Manquillo
            B) Toney & Rudiger

            1. Weak Become Heros
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              B

          9. Weak Become Heros
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Shaw owners, what are you doing?

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Sold yesterday

            2. Ginola
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Holding and praying.

          10. BOATIES FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            One week punt before wildcard... Jota and TAA >>>

            A) Tierney and Son
            B) Rudiger and Raphina

            I actually like A for a gamble but is it a pointless risk?

            1. Weak Become Heros
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              B

            2. Pat Bonner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              A I really like son this week. Totally overlooked

              1. ZeBestee
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                On which basis? Contemplating bringing him in

          11. Sid07
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Plan to wc next week
            1) Bamford + shaw to Jiminez + Alonso (-4)
            2) Bamford to Jiminez, play liveramento

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              1!

          12. fricky_
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Alonso or Azpi in is such a hard decision, jeez

              1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Rock, paper, scissors?

                1. fricky_
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Paper won, Azpi it is

                2. Sarri-ball
                  • 12 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Azpi (safe pick)
                  Alonso (higher ceiling)

                  Iv personally went azpi as think chillwell will win spot back

              2. SallySlayer
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Who in for Pukki (vs BUR) for 7.5 or less?

                A) Toney
                B) Jimi
                C) Roll FT

                1. Champione
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  B

                2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Jim

                3. SallySlayer
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Cheers

              3. shirtless
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Can't decide whether to cash in Greenwood for Rapha or not so 5od it I'm playing both and benching Toney in a 3-5-2. Rudiger and Rapha in.

                Sanchez
                Rudiger Dias Shaw
                Salah Sarr Raphina Benrahma Greenwood
                Ronaldo(c) Antonio

                Toney 4.0 4.0

                1. ZeBestee
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Play Toney over Sarr imo

              4. PattBrofield
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Jota to Saka for -4?

                If Jota benched means brownhill coming in

                1. Champione
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  I would

                2. CABAYE4
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Jota will get some minutes so bench option less of an issue than risk of 1 pointer.

                3. European Bob
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  No

                4. PattBrofield
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Thanks all