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The best FPL defenders for a Gameweek 7 Wildcard

Having looked at the stand-out Fantasy Premier League (FPL) forwards and midfielders for Gameweek 7 and beyond, we now switch focus to the pick of the defenders.

We previously asked Fantasy Football Scout users with a Wildcard intact when they planned to activate this prized chip, and not far off 30% of the responses were for this current Gameweek.

The article below looks at the best buys at the back with those FPL managers in mind but the targets are, of course, also relevant for those using ‘free’ transfers in Gameweek 7.

All stats and graphics included in this piece are taken from our Premium Members Area.

ANTONIO RUDIGER (AND OTHER CHELSEA OPTIONS)

Mendy injury latest as Chelsea defence impresses again 1

If you’re playing a Wildcard right now, the chances are that you’re structuring your defence around at least one Chelsea asset.

The Blues have a very favourable fixture schedule ahead, with seven of their next eight opponents among the worst 11 teams for goals scored in 2021/22.

And Thomas Tuchel’s troops are (usually) solid at the back, with their league record under their current boss excellent:

Played25
Goals conceded15
Clean sheets17

So which defender(s) to pick? That will probably boil down to what brand of Fantasy manager you are.

For the safety-first FPL bosses, there aren’t any Chelsea defenders who have escaped a benching under Tuchel to date and there will be more rotation further down the line for all of them. But Antonio Rudiger (£5.7m) and Cesar Azpilicueta (£6.0m) have started a lot more league matches than not when available under Tuchel: around 90% for both ahead of Gameweek 6.

Rudiger is the only natural left-sided stopper at the club, with Andreas Christensen (£5.0m) his likely deputy, while Azpilicueta’s versatility in playing at either wing-back or as a right-sided centre-half gives him two bites of the cherry at a first-team start.

As Andrew Gower’s table above details, it’s more of a crapshoot with the wing-backs.

Marcos Alonso’s (£5.9m) figure will have spiked thanks to his 100% starting record this season but the previously peripheral Ben Chilwell (£5.6m) is getting more and more minutes as 2021/22 goes on. The uncertainty at left wing-back was perfectly captured in the Champions League on Wednesday, when both players were handed 45 minutes apiece. Alonso’s call-up to the Spain national team for the October internationals, while Chilwell gets a fortnight to work on his fitness, is another complicating factor.

Alonso is explosive when he does play, averaging 5.88 points per match under Tuchel, even factoring two one-pointers off the bench.

CHELSEA DEFENDERS UNDER TUCHEL

PlayerStartsSub AppsGoals AssistsClean SheetsBonusPoints per match
Rudiger210201395.24
Azpilicueta2211212114.70
Christensen1520011104.76
Silva11210694.31
Chilwell11012645.36
Alonso14232995.88
James15713693.50

Reece James (£5.6m), who remains a fitness doubt for Gameweek 7, is a major source of discussion. Up there with Alonso as Chelsea’s most attacking defender, James has created more chances (27) than any other member of the Blues’ backline under Tuchel. But he has also been thrown on as a substitute on seven occasions, as many times as the other six players in the above table combined. The raft of cameos reduces his points-per-match average to a fairly poor 3.50, along with his early exits in Gameweeks 4 and 6 of the current campaign.

If FPL managers are going for a Chelsea defender double-up, then Rudiger (who tends to stay benched if rested) and a riskier punt on one of Alonso or James would seem to be the way to go – but beware the one-pointers and have a strong bench in readiness for no-shows.

RUBEN DIAS/JOAO CANCELO

Gameweek 8 marks the start of a favourable, three-match fixture run for Manchester City and if you’re deploying your Wildcard this week, you’ll likely want a defender or two from Pep Guardiola’s rearguard.

City’s 1-0 win over Chelsea made it five clean sheets on the spin for the reigning champions, who didn’t look like conceding at all against the Champions League holders: the Blues had the lowest expected goals (xG) total of any side in Gameweek 6.

Many of us will be considering playing our City defenders from Gameweek 8 but who would back against them shutting Liverpool out on Sunday? Guardiola’s side have conceded only two ‘big chances’ all season and just five shots on target – that’s eight fewer than any other side.

Top for clean sheets in the previous two seasons and averaging 18.5 shut-outs per year in the last four campaigns, this is a proven backline.

Following his assist at Stamford Bridge, Joao Cancelo (£6.1m) is now top among FPL defenders for points this season. Ruben Dias (£6.1m), who like Cancelo is an ever-present starter in 2021/22 and who was the defender least at risk of rotation last year, is joint-second.

These two are probably the stand-out picks from the City defence.

Dias was benched in only one league match from his Gameweek 4 debut to Gameweek 30 (the point at which Guardiola started focusing on the Champions League and FA Cup, with the domestic title sewn up) last season, and even that was because he had just recovered from illness.

Over the same period, Cancelo tasted substitute duty on six occasions. He’s a less secure starter but does have the advantage of playing at both right and left-back, and he’s a darn sight more attacking that Dias.

Since Dias arrived at City he has averaged 4.76 points per match, with Cancelo’s mean at 5.35. Their points totals in that time? 181 and 182 respectively. So Cancelo has been matching Dias even factoring in those no-shows; including the full-back over the centre-half in a Wildcard squad simply means that you will have to have a playing FPL substitute ready and poised for emergency duty.

A word on Aymeric Laporte (£5.5m): he has had as many shots in the box as any City player this season and is a real threat from set plays.

But while Laporte seems settled as Dias’ partner-in-crime for now, Guardiola has historically only built his defence around one centre-half mainstay. John Stones (£5.3m) ultimately represents a threat to Laporte’s place, so the same ‘have a substitute ready’ caveat applies to the Spaniard as it does to Cancelo.

TINO LIVRAMENTO

Jimenez ends goal drought as Arsenal claim convincing north London derby win 7

We’ve been treated to a whole host of starting £4.0m-ish defenders in 2021/22 so far but the cream of the crop is starting to rise, six Gameweeks in.

The likes of Kostas Tsimikas (£4.0m) and Daniel Amartey (£4.0m) are no longer getting regular game-time, while Javier Manquillo (£4.0m) and Brandon Williams (£4.0m) are playing for two of the worst backlines in the division. Williams, interestingly, has racked up more penalty box touches than any other defender over the last three Gameweeks, and the switch to a 3-5-2 system last weekend allowed him to push on – but Dimitris Giannoulis (£4.4m) is seen as a more natural fit at wing-back among some of the Carrow Road faithful.

Shane Duffy (£4.3m), who has registered more shots in the box than any other defender this season, is deserving of a mention. His form has been generally superb since his return to the Brighton XI and it’s perhaps his shirt to lose now but the return from injury of Tariq Lamptey, Joel Veltman and, soon, Adam Webster (all £4.4m) will swell the defensive options available to Graham Potter.

Enter Valentino Livramento (£4.2m).

The teenage right-back is an ever-present starter this season and has been part of a Saints backline that has conceded on only one occasion in the last three Gameweeks, shutting out Manchester City and West Ham United in the process.

And Southampton rise to second in our Season Ticker from Gameweeks 8-18, with a trip to Chelsea to come before that.

Livramento doesn’t just offer clean sheet potential but a bit of attacking threat, too: he’s top among £4.5m-and-under defenders for final-third touches this season (see below).

Ralph Hasenhuttl will be wary of overloading the 18-year-old and the odd benching may be a concern from Gameweek 13 onwards, when Saints face nine league matches in the space of five weeks.

For now, though, fixtures and form seem to be uniting at an opportune time.

KIERAN TIERNEY

Is this to be Kieran Tierney‘s (£4.9m) year? After delivering 45 attacking returns in 170 appearances for Celtic, many of us have been waiting (and waiting and waiting…) for the current Arsenal left-back to recapture that form in FPL.

A strong chance of a clean sheet is a good base to start for any defender, and Tierney has two in the last three Gameweeks as Arsenal’s backline begins to look solid with first-choice personnel available again after an August decimated by injury and illness.

Only Manchester City have conceded fewer goals and big chances than the Gunners over the last three Gameweeks. While the calibre of opposition has to be factored in, Mikel Arteta’s side face more of the same sorts of teams between now and the November international break.

And as Lateriser pointed out in his recent Arsenal analysis, the Gunners have been solid dating back to last season; this isn’t just a kneejerk reaction to the last three games.

Why Tierney over his peers? If you can afford it, simply because he’ll offer the best chance of delivering attacking returns.

Tierney has received the ball twice as often as opposite full-back Takehiro Tomiyasu (£4.5m) in the final third since the latter’s debut, with the Japan international more of a ‘stay at home’ brand of full-back – even if he has had the same number of shots as Tierney.

Tomiyasu and Ben White (£4.4m) are very decent cheaper alternatives to the Scot, who look like week-in, week-out starters especially as the Gunners don’t have the sideshow distraction of the Europa League.

For those who love their budget defender rotation, pairing White with Matthew Lowton (£4.4m) gives the following run of favourable fixtures right the way through to the end of the calendar year: NOR, CRY, sou, BRE, WAT, CRY, NEW, wol, new, SOU, WAT, lee, nor, WOL.

Burnley’s defence is some way short of being solid (no clean sheets this season) but they have had a tricky start, fixture-wise, and Lowton is joint-second among his teammates for chances created in 2021/22.

TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD

Salah on target as Liverpool assets prosper at Leeds 1

Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.6m) will miss Gameweek 7 through injury but his manager “thinks” he’ll be back after the international break, when the Reds face Watford.

Alexander-Arnold is being sold in his droves ahead of Saturday’s deadline, with the red flag, the thirst for Chelsea/City defenders and Liverpool’s so-so upcoming schedule all contributing to the mass exodus.

Going without the Reds right-back does open up a fair bit of cash to spend elsewhere – but at what cost?

Alexander-Arnold has averaged a whopping 7.33 points per match over his last 15 Premier League matches, delivering eight attacking returns, four double-digit hauls and only two blanks.

Indeed, there were a combined 21 points against two of Liverpool’s less-favourable upcoming opponents, Arsenal and Manchester United, in Gameweeks 30 and 35 of 2020/21.

Top and joint-top among defenders for both chances created and shots attempted, he’s a risky player to avoid if he does make a swift return from injury in Gameweek 8.

ALSO CONSIDER

If we knew for sure that Aston Villa will persist with a wing-back system, Matthew Cash (£5.0m) would be a name to consider.

Since Cash took up that role in Gameweek 4, only one FPL defender has registered more penalty box touches.

The formation switch has served to make the Villa defence more robust, too, with two clean sheets arriving in as many games.

Whether Smith sticks with a 3-5-2 in the easier fixtures ahead is another question – particularly with the likes of Emiliano Buendia (£6.4m) and especially Leon Bailey (£6.4m) to crowbar into the team. It goes without saying that Villa had looked more suspect at the back without a third centre-half and three across the midfield, so that has to be a consideration.

If you have the luxury of benching a budget defender until Gameweek 10 or so, then a Brentford asset is worthy of consideration.

One of the better-performing backlines until the six-goal thriller against Liverpool, the Bees sit top of our Season Ticker from Gameweeks 10-19.

Pontus Jansson (£4.6m) and Ethan Pinnock (£4.6m) will supplement their clean sheets with the additional goal or assist and indeed already have four attacking returns between them.

Marcal‘s (£4.6m) grip on a first-team spot looks to be weakening by the week, so Nelson Semedo (£4.9m) is our Wolves asset of choice for their ongoing favourable run. Only three defenders have had more penalty box touches than the gung-ho wing-back, who continues to be presented with – and spurn – some excellent goalscoring chances.

1,235 Comments Post a Comment
  1. highsguy
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Best defender to get for one week?

      Would play alongside Shaw and Semedo, with only Veltman as bench cover.

      1. Fuddled FC
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Alonso for this week only..

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Chelsea one

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

        Alonso

        1. highsguy
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Alonso and Shaw with one sub is what worries me.. but I’m tempted.

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

              Azpi might be the safer option then

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

          Rudiger

        3. aaroncfc
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Alonso was poor against City and Juve. He was replaced by Chilwell against Juve. Make of that what you will. Rudiger is the safer, long-term (and cheaper) option.

          1. highsguy
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Yeah most sensible to go Rudiger. Thanks everyone.

              1. Fuddled FC
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                think you talked yourself into that 😉

        4. MARVELLUS
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Anyone tempted by Mount?

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

            No but it should help Lukaku owners

          2. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Considering on my WC

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

          TAA out (can back on my WC if needed next week). Will risk Shaw and Coufal. TAA to who?

          a. Rudiger?
          b. Azpi?
          c. Alonso?

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

            A

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

            Rudi is the boring option

          3. Carefree Crew
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            With 2 players as doubts I'd steer clear of Alonso.
            Azpi, if he plays RWB you might get a sneaky assist. Saints poor at aerial duels Lukaku could score a header from an Azpi cross.

        6. Tshelby
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Get ride of ayling for -4?

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

            Not playing any time soon it seems

          2. Carlton P
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Yeah as he’s out for a while

        7. JJO
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Mount instead of second Che lsea defender?

          1. MARVELLUS
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Considering it, but we don't know he will start. But Rudi Mount Lukaku looks good.

          2. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Considering on my GW8 WC

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

          Sanchez
          Rudiger Marçal Semedo White
          Salah Pepe Raphinha Traore
          Ronaldo Lukaku

          Steele Livramento Sissoko Scarlet

          Worth taking a hit to get Marçal to any City or Chelsea defender? If so who? Or do I just take Livramento’s 1-2 points this week off the bench?

          1. Stupendous
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Definitely get rid of Marcal. Especially since you own Semedo.
            I'd probably just play Sissoko this week. There are lots of goals in that match I think!

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

              Worth a hit (for a Chelsea or City defender)? or just have Sissoko as first sub?

        9. Stupendous
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Pretty conclusive James is out then?

          James to Christensen?

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

            Yeah Christensen will play. Good shout imo

            1. Stupendous
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              All I can afford is Silva or Christensen

              Christensen surely the safer of the two?

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

                Yes for me Christensen much safer pick. Thoughts on my Marçal conundrum?

          2. Carefree Crew
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            With Silva going to Brazil, Christensen more likely for GW 8.

        10. Weak Become Heros
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Did TT clarify what Alonso’s sub at HT was all about? Injury or tactical?

          1. Bobby Digital
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Tactical imo

            1. Cruyff's Eleven
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Switched to 442, Innit

              1. Bobby Digital
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                That and Alonso had a terrible first half.

          2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            He’d been booked too

        11. CrouchDown
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Alonso or Azpi for this week only?

          1. NABIL - FPL otai
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Marcos for fun

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

            Azpi

          3. Fuddled FC
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            I've been flitting between these too but currently on Alonso for 1 week only

          4. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Surely he's gonna play 352 against Southampton.... Alonso is the man.

        12. Vovhund
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Please comment on this WC draft (0.0 left in the bank):
          Brighton-GKs
          Rüdiger, Marcal, Tierney, Lowton, Livramento
          Salah, Raphinha, Saka, Benrahma, Brownhill
          Lukaku, Ronaldo, Antonio

          1. NABIL - FPL otai
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Very good 3mium team

            I'd rather a City defender by downgrading lukaku

            1. Vovhund
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Downgrading Lukaku is never going to happen. I'm wildcarding primarily to get to Lukaku. I'm not eager to get in Dias/Cancelo ahead of Liverpool. Could, however, downgrade Ronaldo to get TAA and Dias/Cancelo in the weeks ahead

        13. NABIL - FPL otai
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          In GW4, I took out TAA for livra. For a hit.

          Talk about being ahead of the curve.

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

            Playing 4 dimensional chess

            1. NABIL - FPL otai
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Channeling my inner Magnus

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

          Solskjaer is so annoying

          1. NABIL - FPL otai
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Bit he's baby faced

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

            On so many levels

          3. CRO KLOPP
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Maybe Ferguson should do press conference instead

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

          Repost

          With James also out, I am looking at three injuries in my team (TAA James and Bamford) with a bench of (Duffy, Livra, Gilmour) and FT already used.

          What would be my best move here?

          A) Bench all three
          B) Bamford -> Jimenez (-4)
          C) Bamford + TAA -> Lukaku (c) + White (-8)
          D) James to Azqui (-4)

        16. chudbond007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Is Rate My Team working for anyone?

          1. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            No, the option of loading my team is out at the moment.

            1. FPL Egregious
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Pontus Jansson

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

            Do you mean post on here and get ignored?

          3. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            No

        17. Pep Roulette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Best Ayling replacement for 4.6?

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Already have Livra

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

            White?

          3. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Ben White

          4. FPL Egregious
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Pontus Jansson

        18. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          In a bit of a pickle with 1 ft.

          TAA* Shaw* Coufal* White Tsimikas*

          A - shaw -> rudiger (planned)
          B - taa -> rudiger
          C - tskimas -> playing def
          D - take a hit and make 2 changes

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

            Grasp the nettle

            A and what is possible with C

            1. how now brown cow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Could go 5.3 so double up with christiansen possible.

              More likely to go cheaper though (was planning livramemto next week) so could either do that early or go wolves.

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

                Semedo then

          2. NABIL - FPL otai
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            A

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

          Which one on a WC:

          A. DIAS
          B. AZPI

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

            Dias

          2. Stupendous
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Dias all day

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

            A

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

            Azpi

        20. Stupendous
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Think I'm gonna live a little and do James to Chilwell!!!

          Wish me luck!!!

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

            Godspeed

          2. The Invincibles
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Is James out for the weekend?

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

              Yes

            2. Stupendous
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              He's only training in the pool apparently so yea

          3. JBG
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            So bench player to bench player?

            1. Stupendous
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Most Chelsea forums have chilwell starting

          4. NABIL - FPL otai
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Even Chillwell wouldn't do it.

            I'm sorry

          5. NateDog
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Good luck, I tried it on WC in GW4 and it was a mess (he didn't play, moved to James, he didn't play GW5, then he plays GW6 and gets injured) so I hope it works out for you!

        21. dshv
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          I hate to do hits for defenders but

          1. Play with 10 people
          2. Rudiger -4

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

            2

          2. Stupendous
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            If they concede you've lost 2 pts
            Clean sheet likely only nets 2pts also
            Worth thinking about

            1. dshv
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              I think about that. But if they keep clean sheet than 2 pts is better than 0 anyway can do something more..

        22. JasonG123
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Are there still embargoed quotes this season?

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

            [..........................]

            1. james 101
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              *XXXXX

        23. Reinhold
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Chances of Jota starting you think? 10%

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

            50

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

            38%

          3. Fuddled FC
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            65%

          4. james 101
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            37.5%

            1. THEKID_88
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              43%

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

            7.31

          6. NABIL - FPL otai
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            9.9%

          7. Dynamic Duos
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            3.14159265359%

            1. james 101
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Can’t believe you rounded up to eleven decimal places

              Take it seriously mate

            2. Harry the Hack
              • 12 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              mmmmm.. pi....

        24. james 101
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          GTG?

          Sanchez

          Rudi Tierney Coady

          Salah Benrahma Greenwood Kovacic

          Lukaku Ronaldo Antonio

          (Steele Allan Liva Williams)

          1. james 101
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            (0FT. 0.7m itb)

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

            Aye - captain?

            1. james 101
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Lukaku

              1. james 101
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                *probably!

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

            That'll do James. Kova an interesting one.

            1. james 101
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Yeah. I was interested in him before I saw the article on here. He’s excellent value.

              I think!

        25. Strchld
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Is this good enough to save WC? Currently on -4.

          Sanchez
          Shaw - White - Rudiger
          Salah - Jota - Raphinha - Greenwood - Benrahma
          Ronaldo - Antonio

          And Livramento only bench player and he plays against Chelsea.

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

            Of course

          2. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Of course

          3. Strchld
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Thanks. Hopefully Shaw starts..

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

            I was in a similar position and WCed.
            Don't think Shaw will play, so you might end up with Livramento 0-1 pointer.
            Also wanted to get rid of Jota, Greenwood and to (C) Lukaku... it was either this week or next so I just pulled the trigger.
            Good luck with your decision!

            1. Strchld
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              I have been think last 4 days should I hit button, but really want to wait IB. This GW will be so bad for me.

          5. james 101
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Absolutely

        26. King of Kings.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Not really keen to taking hits but having to play Livramento this week. My plan was to bring in Cancelo for Ayling next week.

          Should I do that a week early for -4?

          Cancelo may/may not get a CS, but then Liv could end up getting -1 should CHE play well and he get booked etc.

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

            In this case yes

            1. King of Kings.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Cheers mate. Think I'll need to take the plunge!

          2. james 101
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            If it makes you feel any better many people will take hits this week due to injuries in my opinion

            1. King of Kings.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 4 days ago

              This is a good point

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

          Current team is
          Sanchez (steele)
          Walker, Duffy, Livramento (TAA, Shaw)
          Salah, Sarr, Jota, Gray, Torres
          Ronaldo, Antonio (Dennis)

          1 FT, 0.4 ITB
          Would like to get Lukaku, Raphina, Rudiger and Saka in but not sure how many for this GW. Any thoughts?

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

            Rudi most pressing

        28. Lord of Ings
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Chances of marcal starting?

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

            Wolves fora have him on borrowed time

        29. RAFAS_REJECTS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Hi Everyone. I was wondering if anyone could help? I'm playing Fanteam. Iv got two transfers this gameweek, but I only want to use one transfer. Does this mean I will have two transfers again next gameweek? Or does it drop down to one transfer? I think it drops down to one, but I wasn't 100% sure.

        30. Fuddled FC
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          This match ONLY

          a) Jota > Raphina
          or
          b) TAA > Alonso

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

            B

          2. Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            A

          3. NABIL - FPL otai
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            B

          4. Lignja
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Think ill do A

        31. FOO FIGHTER
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          The midfielders situation is the biggest conundrum at this point.

          None of the 7 to 8m mids are proving to be value for money.

          Premium GK, 3 premium defenders, Salah in midfield with 3 budget mids, and a forward line which looks like a sexy pair of knickers, only one premium fwd is the way to go at this point at this point, thoughts?

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

            Think I agree, could you explain the simile

          2. FOO FIGHTER
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Apologies for the repitition in the last part of my post.

        32. ZEZIMA
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Arghhhhhh I'm stuck.

          Have both Jota and Greenwood. Need to get rid of one for Saka. It'll enable me to get a City defender next week.

          Really no idea who to get rid of though. Greenwood hasn't produced for a while and Jota benching worries me!!!

          1. james 101
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Jota

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

            Jota has Man City plus possibility of getting bench, so it has to be him

          3. Carlton P
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Surely Greenwood start. He’s not been called up for England so gets plenty of rest and he’s looked sharp. Sancho on the other hand hasn’t
            There’s an argument for holding both of them this week

          4. House Frey Wedding Planner
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Had the same dilemma and did Jota to Saka earlier this week.

            Greenwood likely to go by gw8 or 9

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

            I would not get rid of Jota or Greenwood this week to get Saka.