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FPL Team Reveal: Who I’m replacing Romelu Lukaku with in Gameweek 9

After eight Gameweeks of the 2021/22 campaign, I’m currently sat just outside of the top 100k overall with 531 points.

Since I last checked in, I played a successful Gameweek 7 Wildcard, which I’ve included below alongside my Gameweek 8 set-up and week-by-week history of the season so far.

Now, ahead of Gameweek 9, my priority has been finding a replacement for the injured Romelu Lukaku (£11.6m). There are other issues in my team, like Adam Armstrong (£6.0m), but with a decent enough looking squad, I’m happy to wait a week or two before moving him on.

So, armed with £2.0m in the bank following last week’s frustrating Son Heung-min (£10.2m) > Phil Foden (£8.0m) transfer (don’t ask…), no forward is out of reach.

For context, here’s a shortlist of the options I considered.


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  1. La vida FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    A) Lukaku > Vardy
    B) Save and play ESR

    Thoughts??

    1. Puntillimon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      B

    2. kempc23
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Vardy. Its too much to keep all that cash on the bench.

    3. openerhm
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

  2. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Top point scorer this GW?

    1. Henryyy
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Jimenez

      1. EmreCan Hustle
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        😆

      2. Dynamic Duos
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Muahaha , there is always one

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Whichever Chelsea left wing back gets the nod !

    3. Make United Great Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Cancelo

    4. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Son

  3. Garfield1001
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Take Saka or Sarr out for Havertz?

    1. james 101
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Many are!

  4. ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Any legends that can help with this dilema?

    A) Havertz (-4) and bench Livramento and Armstrong
    B) No Havertz and start Livramento/Armstrong

    1. openerhm
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A cus fun

    2. Bojack Horseman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Start Liv.

  5. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Keep Antonio on WC? I have him from first GW.

    1. openerhm
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      yes

    2. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Yes. Who else would you put there? His form will return.

  6. openerhm
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Sarr to Foden for a -4?

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I would

    2. Bam Saka Laca
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      No way

  7. Aaa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    GTG?

    Guaita
    TAA/Rudi/Liv/Alonso
    Salah(c)/Havertz/Raph/Gray
    Vardy/Antonio
    (Foster/Armstrong/Sarr/Duffy)

  8. C_G
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    good to go? 2.2 ITB, no FTs, no hits taken

    Sanchez

    TAA White Livra Alonso

    Salah (c) Son Raph Benrama

    Antonio Vardy

    Steele King Allan Williams

    1. Tripleh123
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      G2G

  9. james 101
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Do we expect Haverts to start consistently for a few?

    He typically doesn’t play 90 mins (or even close), and we don’t know how long Lukaku is out do we?

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      He’s the only player who can play up top. TT will look to protect him if game is already won. I reckon 70 odd min each game

      1. james 101
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Thanks mate

  10. rozzo
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Raya
    TAA Dias Cancelo Azpi
    Salah Greenwood Sarr Benrahma
    Ronaldo Antonio

    Gunn Allan Dennis Williams

    1ft
    0itb

    A). Ronaldo to Vardy
    B). Ronaldo and Greenwood to Jesus and Son - 4
    C). Anything else

    Thanks

  11. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    0.2 short to get Kane:/ What do I do here, 1FT, 0.3 ITB

    Ramsdale,4.0
    TAA,James,Cancelo,Reguilon,Livra
    Salah,Raphinha,Foden,Mbeumo,Brownhill
    Toney,Antonio,Lukaku

  12. Puntillimon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Schmeichel
    Trent cancelo rudiger
    Salah Kai(c) sarr Benny
    Asm antonio Jesus

    Ward Liv mcarthur Duffy

    Took a -4. Correct bench?

  13. Tree House
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Start one please:

    A) Livra (BUR)
    B) Benrama (TOT)
    C) Tierney (AVL)

    Thanks!

    1. Bam Saka Laca
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

    2. openerhm
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      C

  14. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Wc team, rate please

    Raya Foster
    Dias Chilwell Cancelo Livramento White
    Salah Havertz Mbeumo Raphinha Brownhill
    Kane Jesus Toney

    1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Great for now, but you will need to move havertz on eventually.

  15. Tripleh123
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Will Alonso be starting? Tempted to captain him here. Or should i stick to the safe option of Salah?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Alonso is too risky to captain as he can come off the bench, just go Salah

      1. Tripleh123
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Do you think Antonio over Salah is a better captain choice? Almost everyone has Salah & Vardy.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Salah better option than Antonio and Vardy this GW

    2. Tree House
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      hard to tell sorry

  16. smash
    • 12 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Vardy or Toney for the next 3-4 is what it boils down to for me, can't decide what one though?

    1. openerhm
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      V

      1. smash
        • 12 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Cheers guys will go the Vardy route, get the redbull and ketamine on ice... party incoming!

        Thanks.

  17. putana
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    start livra or white?

    leaning towards livra

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Livra

  18. ebb2sparky
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Plan was to sell Mahrez this week but the Lukaku injury will make it a -4. Should I:
    A - accept that a -4 is the price I have to pay for being foolish enough to buy Mahrez in the first place
    B - keep him and play pep roulette for another week. Livra is my 1st sub but if cancelo gets a rest too then D Luiz comes in

  19. tbos83
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Dear FFS why do you always leave the scout picks until the last minute? So unhelpful

    1. Stupendous
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Why do you base your game on the scout picks (that are always very late if not last minute in the week)?

      And not always that reliable to boot.

  20. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Help greatly appreciated! 1FT, 0 ITB.

    Sanchez
    TAA, Cancelo, White, Livramento
    Salah, Raphinha, Gray, Kovacic
    Ronaldo, Antonio

    (Steer, Manquillo, Lukaku*, Mendy*)

    A) Lukaku -> Vardy ($ ITB for Kovacic -> Mbuemo next week)
    B) Lukaku* & Mendy* -> Hwang & Son (-4) ($ ITB for Kovacic -> ESR next week)
    C) Lukaku* & Mendy* -> Jimenez & Mount (-4) ($ ITB for Kovacic -> Mbuemo next week)

    Guess A is sensible?

    Cheers

    1. Jokesy87
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Cheers

  21. Hryszko
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    No replies:

    G2G this week? Correct captain choice with Salah?

    Sanchez
    Trent - Rudiger - Cancelo
    Salah (c) - Son - ESR - Gray
    Antonio - Toney - Vardy

    Steele - Livra - Sissoko - Williams

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Roll

    2. Jokesy87
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      G2G, I'm going Salah

  22. Jokesy87
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    2 FTs - Lukaku and Benrahma ->
    a) Havertz and Jesus
    b) Havertz and Auba
    c) Son and Toney
    d) Kane and Townsend

    Team as it stands:
    Ramsdale (Foster)
    Cancelo Christensen Rudiger (Livramento, Duffy)
    Salah Saka Raphinha Benrahma (Luiz)
    Lukaku Antonio Vardy

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      c or d

  23. derdourily
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Bottomed
    Only for this GW ?

    A- Edouard
    B- Auba

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A vs NEW

  24. melvinmbabazi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Start 2:

    A) Livra (BUR)
    B) Gallagher (NEW)
    C) ESR (AVL)

    Thanks!

  25. Jässi
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who to play:

    A) TAA
    B) Smith Rowe
    C) Livramento

    1. Jokesy87
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Trent

    2. Tree House
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Never bench Trent

  26. C_G
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    wish Alonso played OOP and moved up, even if Chilwell still starts

  27. prawin27
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Foster
    Trent Cancelo Rudiger White Livra
    Salah Raphinha Mbeumo
    Vardy Antonio

    Sanchez Greenwood Jota Obafemi

    Would you start one of Mason or Jota ahead of White?

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Where os Mason?

      1. prawin27
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I meant Greenwood

  28. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Jimmy to Jesus anyone???

    Very tempting. I owned Jimmy for his 1 pt cameo and now these doubts.

    Ready to say forget it and move on already tbh!

    1. Joey Tribbiani
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      yes preferably for a hit

      1. Stupendous
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Was the preferably for a hit part necessary?

  29. SALVA
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Worth 4?
    Ronaldo Sissoko -> Antonio Havertz/Son

    1. SALVA
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      -4*

  30. Dusty Donut
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who would you start this gw?

    A)Livramento ​
    B)Tierney

    Thanks!

    1. Tree House
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Same dilemma. Think I will start Tierney. If you had benrama as well would you start him ahead of those two?

      1. Dusty Donut
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yeah i probably would. Although the more i read the more i'm leaning towards Livra. Burnley concede a lot of crosses from his side of the pitch and he's been getting forward a lot in recent weeks.