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FPL Gameweek 8 team news: Alexander-Arnold and Jota expected to be available

Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.5m) and Diogo Jota (£7.6m) are expected to be available for Liverpool’s Gameweek 8 clash with Watford on Saturday.

Alexander-Arnold missed the Reds’ last two competitive fixtures before the October international break due to a groin problem, while Jota withdrew from Portugal’s national team squad on Monday having not kicked a ball for his country over the last week.

But both players are set to rejoin full training with their club colleagues ahead of the trip to Vicarage Road.

“They are all good, they are all in a good way, let me say it like this.

“So it looks really like Trent and Diogo will be fine, they will train with us tomorrow completely normal, that’s the plan.” – Jurgen Klopp, speaking on Wednesday about his side’s fitness

Both Liverpool players have hemorrhaged owners since Gameweek 7, with Alexander-Arnold the most-sold defender ahead of this Saturday’s FPL deadline and Jota fourth for transfers out among midfielders.

The right-back will surely return to the Liverpool starting XI this weekend if fully recovered but with Roberto Firmino (£8.8m) not involved with Brazil over the last fortnight, there is less certainty over whether Jota will be handed his fifth successive league start regardless of fitness.

The Saturday lunchtime contest is likely to come too soon for Thiago Alcantara (£5.3m), who has a calf problem.

“Thiago needs probably a little bit longer, [he] was not in team training yet – that’s always not a good sign for starting the next game.

“And the rest [of the] international [players], some are back, obviously some are not back yet. And we will see.” – Jurgen Klopp

Elsewhere on Wednesday, Harry Maguire (£5.4m) revealed he was “progressing” from a calf issue but had still not been involved in full training with Manchester United, which suggests that the Red Devils are set to be without both first-choice centre-halves for the trip to Leicester City.

The only official pre-match press conference of the day saw Claudio Ranieri on media duties for new employers Watford.

The Hornets earlier confirmed that Joshua King (£5.5m) would be assessed after a return to training but that Francisco Sierralta (£4.3m), Christian Kabasele (£4.4m) and Peter Etebo (£4.5m) remain out with muscle problems.

We should have a minimum of five pre-Gameweek 8 press conferences taking place on Thursday, with the rest following on Friday.

881 Comments Post a Comment
  1. George James
    • 6 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    Best move for my team “Flagged FC”

    A) Semedo >> 5m Def

    B) Raphina >> 6.6m mid

    C) something else 1FT 0.1itb

    D) leave it and pray

    Sa
    TAA* Rudiger* Livramento
    Salah Doucoure Jota*Raphina*
    Antonio Ronaldo Jimenez

    Steele / Semedo / Sissoko / Williams.

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      A

    2. RedWolf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      Jota and trent will play won't they? Why not just start Semedo?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 days, 18 hours ago

        Jota will be available. Wouldn't be surprised if Bobby starts and Jota gets his customary cameo.

    3. George James
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      Yes hopeful 2/3 or the 4 flagged will play. Also concerned about Jimenez not playing 🙁

    4. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      my concerns is if Raph is gonna be able to play?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 days, 18 hours ago

        I'd say it's very unlikely, unless he comes running on in the 90th minute dragging his wheely suitcase.

    5. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      Chances are Raphina the one most likely to miss out, the others could all be fine.
      I wouldn’t lose Raphina just bench him for a week.
      Maybe A

    6. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      A

  2. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    Thoughts please?

    Would you do the following moves for a - 4 ?

    ASM / Greenwood > Hwang / Son ?

    or just ASM > Hwang for free?

    Could also upgrade Williams (NOR) to Livra?

    Cheers

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      I'd do Williams to Livramento.

    2. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 16 hours ago

      Do it.

  3. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    If James was fit which would you prefer

    A. James Foden Hwang
    B. Livramento ESR Jimenez

    Hwang and Livramento are first bench options in either option.

    1. Sleepless in Settle FPL
      • 10 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      A

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      Dont really like both tbh.

      Who will cover for James in 1st option?

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 18 hours ago

        Sorry I could have worded this better.
        So in A Hwang is first bench to cover James no show or a Foden no show, both better not be a no show.
        A looks like a better way to spend the cash but riskier for sure and Hwang we don’t have much to go on and it’s not like he scored lots of goals in other leagues but looks good.
        In B Livramento is first bench.

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      A if you have decent bench cover. Still not completely convinced by Hwang though

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 18 hours ago

        Yeah the risk in A is Hwang.
        Plus even if he does ok as my first bench option who do I replace him with when the fixtures dry up. Not many other options as that price.

    4. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      B

      Not convinced by ESR but worth the twirl given Jim

    5. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      B, any way to squeeze ESR or Mbuemo say?

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        Yeah currently on B with lots of cash ITB.

    6. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      So for clarity I am currently on B and looking to move to A for a hit across GWs 9 and 10.
      Moves for GW8 already done.

    7. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 16 hours ago

      A

  4. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    Afternoon pros. Any thoughts?

    Guaita
    James*, TAA, Alonso*, Semedo, Livra,
    Salah, Jota*, Raphinia*, Gilmour, Sissoko
    Ronaldo, Jimenez*, Antonio

    1FT, 0.4 ITB

    Can I survive this week without making a transfer? Would give me much more options to bring in city, Chelsea and Brentford assets next week, maybe with a mini wildcard.

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      Could get tricky and a low scoring week for that team wont be surprising. If James is ready, then you could survive without transfer.

      Saving FTs does give multiple routes to get a better team.

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        Yep, maybe just cross my fingers and hope I get away with it. Once everyone is back fit it's not a bad team I think. Just had constant disasters with injuries since my GW5 WC

    2. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      You are .1 short of Alonso to Dias? That’s what I would do if it works.

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        I could actually bring in either Dias or Cancelo. But I only bought Alonso last week so kind of want to wait to see if he gets back into the team. But maybe your are right and I should just admit it was a mistake and bring Dias in for a more stable backline.

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 17 hours ago

          I did the same thing. Decided to lose Alonso immediately and hoping it doesn’t backfire (I did Alonso to Dias) Who knows what happens I have Rudiger too so when James is fit he probably comes in as my second Chelsea defender.

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 days, 17 hours ago

          I'd say your back line is fine as Semedo and/or Livra can comfortably fill in if either Chelsea don't show. Further up is more problematic as you don't want to have to rely on Gilmour or Sissoko. But you may have to as you're probably better off using 2 transfers to lose Ronaldo and upgrade one of those 2 cheapos, and you could wait until next week to do that.

  5. Sleepless in Settle FPL
    • 10 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    TAA still yellow flag adter Klopp statement, f lazy fpl tower

  6. Madderegern
    • 7 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    Lukaku is such a troll...

  7. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    Do people really expect Ramsdale to make more saves than Sanchez?

    The only evidence I can see so far is the extra save he got against Burnley. In principle I'd expect the Arsenal and Brighton defences to operate in much the same way and the stats to be broadly similar once Brighton have faced some top ten teams. Pretty much all their opposition so far has been shot shy teams.

    1. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      That's why I took a punt on Guaita on my GW5 WC. You're a palace fan aren't you? Or did I just imagine that? How do you rate my goalkeeper choice?

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        Fair call

        Palace defence is a wait and see for me. The fixture run has been so bad it's hard to judge how it will stand up. But the two good fixtures Brentford and Brighton at home looked promising. One issue is I don't see the save count being that high given possession game and new style of defence. Historic high save count was mostly down to Roy defence I suspect.

        Not seeing a better 4.5 option. McCarthy?

    2. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      That’s why I’m willing to pay .1 extra for Raya because at least you know he is nailed, or even go with Guaita if I need to save .1

    3. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 18 hours ago

      They will probably score similar but I would go Ramsdale on short term fixtures.
      Raya is another definite option with his fixtures and I think he might get more saves than either of them.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        I'm not into the Rammy hysteria. On the basis of the evidence so far, the Arsenal defence is solid against flaccid attacks. Fair enough they face a few more in the short term, but he's not a 'top 4' gk for me.
        I think Raya and Guaita will make more saves and earn more points. I'm on Sanchez and 2 upcoming fixtures aside, I don't see Rammy as an upgrade.

      2. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        Yep Raya is the one I can see possibly being the bolter but little in it. I'm simply looking at potential double Brighton defence from the bench and wondering if there's a better option but losing Duffy much more likely right now,

        I might even do what I never pull off and just stick with one goalie and hold Sanchez through until BGW DGW season.

    4. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 days, 16 hours ago

      I expect Arsenal to get more cleansheets

  8. Thomas Magnum
    • 6 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    Thinking of Raya in goal so how do we rank these 3 Arsenal defenders?
    A) Tierney 4.9
    B) Tomiyasu currently own @ 4.5 so will collect any future double rises
    C) White 4.4
    Most likely if I go Tierney he would play most weeks, if B or C they would be likely rotated

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Raya is a good choice and stick with B.

  9. Jafalad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    6 days, 18 hours ago

    More flags than a UN conference. What to do with this lot?

    Sanchez/Steele

    Christensen, TAA, Semedo, Livra, White

    Salah, Raphina, Benny, Allan, Jota

    Antonio, Lukaku, Jimi

    1. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Anything in the bank and how many FT’s?

    2. DAZZ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      How much ITB?

    3. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      I think it’s ok - worse case scenario you probably get a 532 out if Christensen is selected.

      1. Jafalad
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        Yes it looks like TAA might start and Jota will come on as a sub. Not sure about Lukaku and Raphinha though. What's the thinking there?

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 17 hours ago

          If Raphina plays 36 hours before and then has to fly back I can’t even see him making the bench. I have him benched now while awaiting any comments from Bielsa. Maybe it’s wishful thinking but I think Lukaku will play.

          1. Jafalad
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            6 days, 17 hours ago

            Cheers. Can't see Raphina playing either although he only played half the first two games. Not sure about the third.

    4. Jafalad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      1.7 in da bank. 1 FT. Cheers.

    5. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      First thing I would say is don’t panic.

      Potentially all 5 of your defenders could start, especially if Rudiger is out (Christensen), so you’d only need 3 of your mids and 2 of your strikers to start to put out 11.

      Raphina and Jiminez are the only ones that could potentially miss out on the weekend due to late international games, but even Jimi appears to be available.

      Wait for pressers re Lukaku and Jota although a Jota looks like he’ll be ok, and then decide which player is best to replace.

      1. Jafalad
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        Thanks Nomar. Good analysis. Up the Rs! 😉 Promotion this year?

  10. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 days, 17 hours ago

    Bench one this gw

    a. sarr
    b. gallagher
    c. semedo

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 16 hours ago

      C

  11. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    6 days, 17 hours ago

    So many uncertainties....

    Sanchez | Steele
    Rudiger* Dier White
    Salah Jota* Raphinha* Gray Gallagher
    Ronaldo Lukaku
    ¦ Digne* Dennis Ayling*

    0.0 ITB, 1 FT

    Ayling, Jota -> Azpi/Dias/Cancelo, Mbeumo, for a hit??

    1. REDMOND IN SANDALS
        6 days, 16 hours ago

        wait till the deadline for more news

    2. Obamawang
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Any thoughts on this WC draft:

      Ramsdale Foster
      TAA Diaz Cancelo Rudiger Livramento
      Salah Raphina ESR Mbueno Luiz
      Jimenez Antonio Lukaku

      Toying with swapping Mbueno & Jimenez for Mount & Toney

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        It’s nice but I would like to see one of the 3 cheaper mids upgraded to the Foden Mount Jota price range.
        Btw this is so similar to my current team except for keepers and I have cash ITB that could make a 4.5 be Mbeuno 🙂
        I like your proposed change but I would take a riskier punt on Foden

        1. Obamawang
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 17 hours ago

          Thanks, much appreciated.

          I’ll have a little tinker and see if I can get Foden in - he’s probably worth the risk as he’s so explosive.

    3. Jinswick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Best WC fillers here?

      A) Trent, Duffy & Brownhill (0.4 bank)
      B) James/Laporte, Tierney & Saka (0 bank)

      Ramsdale, Foster
      Cancelo, Chilwell, xxx, xxx, Livramento
      Salah, Son, Raphina, Mbeumbo, xxx
      Lukaku, Antonio, Davis

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        Don’t go without Trent unless there is a definite short term plan to get him back.
        The only problem with A is you have to play 442 and if Duffy loses his spot you only have 1 playing bench in Brownhill.

        1. Gabbiadini
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 17 hours ago

          I am a non-Trent owner, however, want him back probably gw10 latest.

        2. Jinswick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          6 days, 17 hours ago

          Could also upgrade Duffy to a 4.7m option? White/Tomiyasu?

      2. The Pesci challenge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        A

    4. Gabbiadini
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Field Raphinha, Sarr or Mbeumo, I am probably leaning towards the latter. Thoughts?

      1. manu4life99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        6 days, 17 hours ago

        ACB

        1. Gabbiadini
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 17 hours ago

          Any worry that Raphinha could be a substitute?

    5. marcos11
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Is Digne likely to miss GW8 or is it a wait and see for the presser?

    6. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      G2G or any transfers worth a 4pt hit?

      Sanchez
      TAA Tierney Cancelo
      Salah Raph Mbuemo Gray
      Ronaldo Jiminez Antonio

      steele, rudiger semedo sissoko

    7. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Currently on this WC team (with 0m itb) but two big decisions are whether to go for a double man city defence or not..its "easy" points but messes with team structure if i want more money in attack in future

      Ramsdale • Foster
      Taa • Cancelo • James --- Duffy • Livramento
      Salah • Raph • Mbeumo • Son -- Brownhill
      Lukaku • Antonio • Hwang

      A: Gtg. no hwang exit route. only way to get toney in gw10 is via antonio
      B: Son + Hwang >> Foden + Jimenez and reverse these moves by gw12
      C: Duffy + Son >> Dias + Foden + 0.4m itb

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 16 hours ago

        There is a great joy, happiness even, in helping others.

    8. LC1
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 17 hours ago

      Morning all,

      Pretty set on Marcal > Cancelo as I have 1 FT and 2.7 ITB;

      Sanchez
      TAA Marcal Tierney
      Salah(c) Raphinha Greenwood Saka
      Jimenez Antonio Lukaku

      Foster Livra Williams Sissoko

      Will then focus on moving on Greenwood and bringing in another City or Chelsea player next week.

      Any suggestions are much appreciated!

      1. Admiral Benson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 days, 16 hours ago

        Plan looks good. Greenwood will play this week after his 2 week rest then can be moved on to Foden next week

      2. REDMOND IN SANDALS
          6 days, 16 hours ago

          I would prefer Mason > Mbuemo

      3. Admiral Benson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 days, 16 hours ago

        Ended up with Azpi/Rudiger/Dias/Cancelo on last weeks wildcard with money ITB for getting Trent back.

        Would you get him back now (maybe for Rudiger) or wait till GW10? Gut says ride it out without Trent for 2 weeks…….

        1. REDMOND IN SANDALS
            6 days, 16 hours ago

            depends on what you would do with that saved transfer in the mean time

            1. Admiral Benson
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              6 days, 16 hours ago

              Probs Sarr to Saka if I didn’t do the TAA move

              1. REDMOND IN SANDALS
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  I like the chances of Saka+Rudi outscoring Sarr+Trent for the next 2 game weeks

            2. Weak Become Heros
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              6 days, 16 hours ago

              When Trent is fit you gotta have him.

            3. Fly Emirates
              • 4 Years
              6 days, 15 hours ago

              I have the same defence having wildcarded last week. I'm going without trent probs until gw12. I think city chelsea fixtures are easy enough to keep up with Trent's potential short term.

          • REDMOND IN SANDALS
              6 days, 16 hours ago

              Hi folks
              Bench one
              A) Sarr
              B) Raphinha
              C) Jota

              1. Admiral Benson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                B

              2. Weak Become Heros
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                B. Although I think he’ll be out the squad anyway so won't matter either way.

            • King Kohli
              • 9 Years
              6 days, 16 hours ago

              Wc team GTG?

              Ramsdale Foster
              TAA Cancelo Laporte Duffy Livramento
              Salah Son Raphinha Mbeumo Brownhill
              Lukaku Antonio Hwang

              0.4 ITB

              1. LC1
                • 6 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                Simpleh lovleh

            • Weak Become Heros
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              6 days, 16 hours ago

              1 day closer..

              1. The Knights Template
                • 7 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                I can see the grail!!!!!!

            • Jinswick
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              6 days, 16 hours ago

              Thoughts?

              Ramsdale
              Trent, Cancelo, Chilwell, White
              Salah, Son, Torres, Mbeumbo
              Lukaku, Antonio

              Foster, Livramento, Brownhill, David
              Bank 0.0m

              GW9: Torres -> Raphina

              1. Weak Become Heros
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                How certain are you that Torres starts?

            • tbos83
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                Any moves here or can I roll? 1ft, 0.3itb

                Sanchez
                Shaw Christensen White
                Salah ESR Benny Gray
                Lukaku Ronaldo Antonio

                Steele Kovacic Livra Digne

                1. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  Sausage roll (may your sausage rolls not be filled with breadcrumbs and sawdust)!

              • Ze_Austin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                Three flags in ze XI: Lukaku, TAA, Raph

                Two flags on ze bench: Rudiger, D. Luiz

                Yet, no panic for now. Got this feeling that only Raph and Luiz won't start. That Tuchel press conference... Sofa hiding time

                1. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  Tis an informative lost of the current status of your team. It will give the Tuchel presser extra meaning!

              • My neck my back my Saed Kol…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                Anything here that needs immediate attention or save the free transfer?

                Raya

                TAA Tierney rudiger

                Salah jota Torres Sarr

                Ronaldo Antonio Armstrong

                Steele Livramento semedo mendy

                1. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  Save

                  1. My neck my back my Saed Kol…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    6 days, 16 hours ago

                    Thank you sir

              • Konstaapeli
                • 5 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                Why is Mbeumo on every WC draft? Is he better option than Toney? Is double too much?

                1. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  His stats are underlying. Two is too much for me.

                2. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  He's cheaper, and the designated goalscorer, while being OOP

                  I know I'd double up, but it's Mbeumo first for Gray, by GW10. Then Toney for Antonio in GW11. Can't get myself to sell Antonio vs Villa for a hit

                  I think he's in WC drafts because Everton miss share points, so people are going straight to the long-term asset they want for the GWs 9 to 19 run

                  1. Ze_Austin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    6 days, 16 hours ago

                    *Everton mids share points

                    Autocorrect...

                    Just to add: if there was a clear Everton standout, he'd have occupied that Mbeumo spot. And since Brentford can score against anyone, it makes sense to make that long-term play on a WC now, and skip the Everton lottery (West Ham and Watford fixtures are great, but who'll haul?)

                    1. Konstaapeli
                      • 5 Years
                      6 days, 16 hours ago

                      Thanks. Currently have Townsend on my draft but might go with Mbueno.

                      1. Lanley Staurel
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        6 days, 16 hours ago

                        On mine too but he has West Ham and Watford at home whereas Mbueno has Chelsea and Leicester. He can wait for me as there really is no rush.

              • Cornholi0
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                What would you do with this team? 0 free transfers and 2,1 ITB

                Sanchez

                Azpilicueta, Cancelo, Tierney, Rudiger, Livramento

                Gray, Salah (C)

                Antonio, Ronaldo, Jimenez

                Bench: Steer, Sarr, Raphina, Sissoko

                A) Play Sarr instead one of the defender? (Who)
                B) Sarr to Foden/Grealish
                C) Save

              • Kaptenen
                • 5 Years
                6 days, 16 hours ago

                Hwang or Toney? (Have Mbeumbo)

                1. Cornholi0
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  Hwang since you have Mbeumbo

                  1. Kaptenen
                    • 5 Years
                    6 days, 16 hours ago

                    Thank you, Brentfords fixtures are nice after Chelsea but not so sure about a douple up

              • Kingy109
                  6 days, 16 hours ago

                  GW 8 WC comments - 3 main options I'm pondering over to fill gaps

                  Ramsdale, Foster
                  TAA, Cancelo, Duffy, Livra, X
                  Salah, Raph, Mbeumo, X, X
                  Toney, Antonio, X

                  A) Bigger at back/ up front - James, Foden, Townsend/ESR, Lukaku
                  B) Bigger in middle/ up front - White, Son, Brownhill, Lukaku
                  C) Bigger at back/ in middle - James, Son, Brownhill, Vardy

                  (In all drafts, James could be Laporte and Mbeumo could be Townsend or ESR)

                  I'm favouring A) for balance and strongest first sub (Mbeumo/Townsend) but not sure about Foden could be Grealish, Mount, Jota also
                  B) requires one of White, Duffy, Livra each week
                  C) means no Lukaku Vs Norwich and Vardy/Son both awkward price