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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
    1 month, 8 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
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Jimenez out?

  2. james 101
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Any of you considering Lukaku to Firmino?

    1. james 101
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Assuming you prob have Vardy

  3. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 8 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
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Take Saka or Sarr out for Havertz?

    Thanks

    1. Boss Hogg
      • 12 Years
      1 month, 8 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
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

    2. Stupendous
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Jimmy to Jesus?

      1. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        What’s wrong with Jimenez?

        1. Stupendous
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 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
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 8 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
      1 month, 8 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
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Any of you considering Lukaku to Firmino?

      Not seeing him mentioned much

    5. jcr1997
        1 month, 8 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
          1 month, 8 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.

      • n-doggg
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Start.

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

        1. Im New Here
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Livra

      • Taegugk Warrior
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 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
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Why is Jim a doubt?

      • Tripleh123
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 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

      • RussWells89
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        start ESR or Livramento?

      • TheYogaDaddy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 8 days ago

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

        Bench order: Maupay, Brownhill, Duffy

        G2G??

        1. hemalm
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Yep looks good

        2. hemalm
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Start one:
            A) Saka
            B) Semedo

          • Taegugk Warrior
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

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

            1. Bojam
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Plenty of options. What's your budget?

          • FantasyHero
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Ronaldo to kane/vardy for a hit?

          • Wag the Drog
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 8 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
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

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

            2. sirmorbach
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              I like it.

          • Garfield1001
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Take out Saka or Sarr for Havertz?

            Thanks!

            1. sulldaddy
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Saka

          • Bojam
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 8 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
              1 month, 8 days ago

              A for me, no doubt.

              1. Bojam
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

                Thanks man!

                1. sirmorbach
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  Pleasure. Good luck!

          • sirmorbach
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 8 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
              1 month, 8 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
                1 month, 8 days ago

                My thoughts exactly. Thank you for this!

                1. AC/DC AFC
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  Everton home to Watford tho.

                  Do you have any other options?

                  1. sirmorbach
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 8 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 month, 8 days ago

              Is Marcal to Livra worth a -4?

              Current defence is Konsa/Coady/Walker

              1. sirmorbach
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

                Hold.

            • Footieboot
                1 month, 8 days ago

                Start 2 of Jota, White, Marcal, Livramento.

                Leaning towards Livra and Jota atm.

                1. sirmorbach
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  Livra and Jota.

              • cruzex
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

                dier is nailed?

              • kUwe Inc.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 8 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
                1 month, 8 days ago

                veltman or duffy or white for my WC?

                1. kUwe Inc.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  duffy

              • Garfield1001
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

                Take Saka or Sarr out for Havertz?

                Cheers

                1. sirmorbach
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  Saka, I reckon

              • Hunting for points
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 8 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
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  A and 2

              • nedsmula
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

                Is White to Chalobah a bad idea?

              • nedsmula
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

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

                TIA.

              • Gazwaz80
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

                Mount for Captain anybody?