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

    Now Bruno has a yellow flag... Wtf? Amartey is my only fit sub and now Jimenez might be out too.

    1. MGD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Jimenez out?

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

    Any of you considering Lukaku to Firmino?

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

      Assuming you prob have Vardy

  3. Catastrophe
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 4 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.

  4. Garfield1001
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Take Saka or Sarr out for Havertz?

    Thanks

    1. Boss Hogg
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I took out Saka.
      Sarr's got a nice fixture next week and I can always shift him after that if needed.

      1. Mutter's Munters
          3 months, 4 days ago

          I think this week is a better fixture for Sarr, southampton been keeping cleanies

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

      Jimmy to Jesus?

      1. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        What’s wrong with Jimenez?

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

          1 pt cameo last week and now doubts over him playing/starting.

          Whereas Jesus is Jesus and brilliant atm, and I prefer his fixtures and obviously team.

          Didn't play v Burnley so should be nailed

          1. Gazza2000
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Didn’t trained all week I see but today, can’t see him starting tbh

    3. JabbaWookiee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      No Lukaku to deal with but still feel I could benefit from B or C. Pick one...

      A) Bank the FT, play Livra
      B) Ronaldo to Vardy (FT)
      C) Ronaldo to Vardy + Jota to Havertz (-4), bench Livra

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

      Any of you considering Lukaku to Firmino?

      Not seeing him mentioned much

    5. jcr1997
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      1 Free transfer:

      Lukaku > Vardy

      is it worth a -4 to do Marcal/Coady to Livramento or Chilwell (if he starts?)

      or play D.Luiz in midfield and save a -4?

      1. chriskon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        I lukakud to Vardy as well.

        Personally I haven't over managed and kept it simple. Really wanted to though but being patient.

    6. n-doggg
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Start.

      A. Livra (BUR)
      B. White (AVL)

      1. Im New Here
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Livra

    7. Taegugk Warrior
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Now with jim doubt, toney is the way to go at WC..? Already have mbeumo

      1. chriskon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Why is Jim a doubt?

    8. Tripleh123
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      G2G?

      Sanchez
      TAA, Cancelo, Dias, Alonso
      Salah(c), Raphinha, Gray, Benhrama
      Vardy, Antonio

      Subs: Sarr, Duffy, Scarlett

      A. Antonio (c)
      B. Vardy (c)
      C. Stick

    9. RussWells89
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      start ESR or Livramento?

    10. TheYogaDaddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Ramsdale (Foster)
      TAA Cancelo Azpilicueta Livramento
      Salah (C) Foden Raphinha Mbuemo
      Vardy Antonio

      Bench order: Maupay, Brownhill, Duffy

      G2G??

      1. hemalm
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Yep looks good

      2. hemalm
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Start one:
          A) Saka
          B) Semedo

        • Taegugk Warrior
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Best forward to bring in at WC beside vardy..?

          1. Bojam
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Plenty of options. What's your budget?

        • FantasyHero
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Ronaldo to kane/vardy for a hit?

        • Wag the Drog
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Too risky for a wildcard team?

          Raya
          Dias-TAA-Azpi (Duffy-Livra)
          Havertz-Salah-Gray-Raphina (Brownhill)
          Vardy-Jesus-Toney

          1. Dusty Donut
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Definitely wouldn't say it's too risky. like it.

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

            I like it.

        • Garfield1001
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Take out Saka or Sarr for Havertz?

          Thanks!

          1. sulldaddy
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Saka

        • Bojam
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          On WC. Choose 1:

          A) Dias
          B) Rudiger

          Have Cancelo and Chilwell.

          Reckon Dias is marginally more nailed. And City's underlying defensive stats are much better than Chelsea's. But Chelsea have the better fixtures in the next few.

          1. sirmorbach
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            A for me, no doubt.

            1. Bojam
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              Thanks man!

              1. sirmorbach
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 4 days ago

                Pleasure. Good luck!

        • sirmorbach
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Who to bench, friends, please:
          A. Townsend (WAT),
          B. Toney (LEI), or
          C. one of Cancelo/Dias (bha)?

          Currently benching Townsend, but it's Watford, so...

          1. Bojam
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            I'd bench Townsend unless you have the double up on Brentford (Toney & Mbeumo)? If so I'd bench one of them.

            Think Everton may struggle without Doucoure and still missing DCL and Richa I think?

            1. sirmorbach
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              My thoughts exactly. Thank you for this!

              1. AC/DC AFC
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 4 days ago

                Everton home to Watford tho.

                Do you have any other options?

                1. sirmorbach
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 4 days ago

                  Thanks! Team's this:

                  Ramsdale (Foster)
                  TAA, Dias, Cancelo, Azpilicueta (Livramento)
                  Salah, Foden, Raphinha (Townsend, Luiz)
                  Vardy, Antonio, Toney

                  It's one of Townsend, Toney, Cancelo/Dias. And I'm leaning towards Townsend, even though it's Watford at home...

        • jcr1997
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Is Marcal to Livra worth a -4?

          Current defence is Konsa/Coady/Walker

          1. sirmorbach
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Hold.

        • Footieboot
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Start 2 of Jota, White, Marcal, Livramento.

          Leaning towards Livra and Jota atm.

          1. sirmorbach
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Livra and Jota.

        • cruzex
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          dier is nailed?

        • kUwe Inc.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Toney (vs LEI) or Edouard (vs NU)?
          Recent games (last two) indicated Edouard's stat is better.
          LEI defend not tight and NU simply not a great team.
          just need second thought from you guys

          thanks

        • cruzex
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          veltman or duffy or white for my WC?

          1. kUwe Inc.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            duffy

        • Garfield1001
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Take Saka or Sarr out for Havertz?

          Cheers

          1. sirmorbach
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Saka, I reckon

        • Hunting for points
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Help with these options

          A) Sarr to Havertz for -4?
          B) Benrahma to Havertz for -4?
          C) No hits

          Bench one:

          1. ⁠Alonso
          2. ⁠Livramento
          3. ⁠Toney

          1. nedsmula
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            A and 2

        • nedsmula
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Is White to Chalobah a bad idea?

        • nedsmula
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Looking to get 1 more Chelsea asset in.
          A) Kovacic
          B) Chalobah

          TIA.

        • Gazwaz80
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Mount for Captain anybody?