Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s best FPL players for Gameweek 10

The best Fantasy Premier League (FPL) goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders and forwards for Gameweek 10 are discussed by Fantasy Football Scout contributors Az, Sam, Neale and Tom.

For those new to this feature, it’s a weekly piece that always takes the form of a ‘Free Hit’-type selection for the upcoming Gameweek.

All of our panelists propose an 18-man long-list of Fantasy players, explaining their notable inclusions and omissions in the article below.

The Scout Squad also serves as a precursor to the Scout Picks, as the players listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83.0m) for final our weekly selection.

Each writer must meet the following requirements:

  • At least one goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less
  • At least one sub-£5.0m defender
  • At least one midfielder listed at £6.5m or below
  • At least one forward priced at £7.0m or lower
  • No more than three players from the same club

SCOUT SQUAD’S PICKS OF THE BEST FPL PLAYERS FOR GAMEWEEK 10



AZSAMTOMNEALE
GKIllan MeslierIlan MeslierEdouard MendyIllan Meslier
Álvaro FernándezEdouard MendyJose SaEdouard Mendy
Ben FosterBen FosterBen FosterLukasz Fabianski
DEFTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-ArnoldBen Chilwell
Ben ChilwellBen ChilwellJoao CanceloTrent Alexander-Arnold
Joao CanceloAaron CresswellBen ChilwellAymeric Laporte
Antonio RudigerJoao CanceloKurt ZoumaPontus Jansson
Tino LivramentoTino LivramentoRico HenryMax Kilman
MIDMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
Phil FodenMason MountSon Heung-minRaphinha
Kai HavertzPhil FodenPhil FodenPhil Foden
Bryan MbeumoRaphinhaKai HavertzKai Havertz
Son Heung-MinMax CornetBryan MbeumoNathan Redmond
FWDMichail AntonioRodrigoHarry KaneMichail Antonio
Patson DakaMichail AntonioMichail AntonioIvan Toney
Ivan ToneyIvan ToneyIvan ToneyHarry Kane
Joe GeldhartHarry KaneRaul JimenezArmando Broja
Armando BrojaKelechi IheanachoKelechi IheanachoJoshua King

Most popular picks: Ben Chilwell, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah, Phil Foden, Ivan Toney, Michail Antonio (four), Illan Meslier, Ben Foster, Edouard Mendy, Joao Cancelo, Kai Havertz, Harry Kane (three)

AZ SAID

After a chaotic Gameweek 9, I’m not anticipating things slowing down this weekend, with in-form Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea all enjoying decent games on paper. Not that it seems to matter at this point, given the disparity between these clubs and the rest of the league this season.

I’m still favouring the premium defensive triple up of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joao Cancelo and Antonio Rudiger, and think it will be a tough ask for Brighton, Palace or Newcastle to breach these defences. Rudiger looks a certain starter after having some time off in midweek, and Tino Livramento is off the mark now, knocking on the door for a start for many of us FPL managers.

In midfield, I’ve adopted a similar strategy to my defensive picks with Mohamed Salah, Phil Foden and Kai Havertz my go-to options to tap into the attacks of the terrific trio. I’m also hoping Bryan Mbeumo can shake off his minor hamstring to be fit for Burnley, and I’m backing Spurs to pile more pressure on Olé Gunnar Solskjaer, with Son Heung-min the main man in attack.

Up front, I’ll be keeping my eye on the Jamie Vardy news – a lengthy lay-off and Patson Daka could be a superb differential given his recent form. I’m also backing the budget options in Joe Geldhart and Armando Broja, who have come into their respective sides and done a great job.

SAM SAID

Why Duffy was benched and Foden’s fine form: FPL notes from Brighton v Man City 7

With Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool all having great fixtures on paper this week, it makes sense to invest heavily in those teams. Mohamed Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold are essentials, in my view, so they make my picks alongside the Man CIty duo of Joao Cancelo and Phil Foden and a Chelsea triple-up of Edouard Mendy, Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount.

Outside of those games, Marcelo Bielsa seemed to suggest that Raphinha should be ok for the weekend and with Leeds playing Norwich, even though they are not in the best form themselves, he seems like a great option. With Patrick Bamford still out injured, Rodrigo up top could be a decent option, especially after his penalty goal last week. And given Norwich’s lack of attacking threat, Illan Meslier looks to be a great goalkeeper pick for Gameweek 10.

With David Raya out for four to five months and Alvaro Fernandez likely to make his Premier League debut, I have some concerns about Brentford’s clean sheet potential, therefore Maxwel Cornet could be a nice differential for the weekend.

With so much rumour and uncertainty around Manchester United at the moment, I am expecting both sides to be nervous at the weekend and that might just give Harry Kane the space he needs to attack well and turn his season around, so he makes my picks.

TOM SAID

The Rudiger injury latest as Lukaku's FPL appeal 3

Chelsea have now kept 17 Premier League clean sheets since Thomas Tuchel took charge, at least three more than any other side, and though it’s sometimes hard to pinpoint exactly which of their wing-backs will be handed successive starts, it feels like a risk worth taking given their points potential. This week, I’ve opted for Ben Chilwell, who has now scored in three successive league appearances for the Blues, and paired him with the excellent Edouard Mendy and Kai Havertz, who I’m tipping to deliver.

Meanwhile, Brentford have had an encouraging start to life in the Premier League and look a good team for bargain hunting this week. Their opponents Burnley have been poor so far and are still searching for their first win. As a result, they unsurprisingly rank 19th for expected goals (xG), and 17th for expected goals conceded (xGC). That leads me to Rico Henry at the back, plus Bryan Mbeumo and Ivan Toney further forward, providing the former is passed fit of course.

Elsewhere, West Ham United supply two picks, Kurt Zouma and Michail Antonio, with Aston Villa’s ongoing issues defending set pieces in my thoughts. With that in mind, the last team you want to face is David Moyes’ Hammers, whose approach is largely based around crossing. Antonio will also ask plenty of questions of Tyrone Mings, having bagged his sixth Premier League goal of the campaign on Sunday.

After being completely outclassed by Liverpool in Gameweek 9, Manchester United will be low on confidence, especially defensively, which could be good news for Tottenham Hotspur duo Son Heung-min and Harry Kane this weekend. Both players struggled to make an impact last time out, but I think this match will be a more entertaining, open affair, as it was last season, with the attacking players benefitting most.

NEALE SAID

Just as FPL squads are starting to form around a core of Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool assets, the Scout Picks will surely be doing similar for the foreseeable future.

State-the-bleeding-obvious selections from these clubs abound, as they have to if we’re honestly picking out who we think will excel in the upcoming Gameweek, but it’s worth perhaps explaining my own preference for Aymeric Laporte and Kai Havertz this time.

I’m again looking at opposition weaknesses here, with Crystal Palace actually a rather tight defensive unit other than possessing an Achilles heel at dead-ball situations. The match at Anfield was the perfect example of this, with all three of Liverpool’s goals coming from corners or free-kicks. In fact, the Eagles have the second-best expected goals conceded (xGC) from open play in 2021/22 – and the joint-worst xGC from set plays. Laporte, second among FPL defenders for shots in the box this season, gets my vote, although we could easily switch to Ruben Dias if the EFL Cup teamsheets suggest a benching for the Spain international on Saturday.

My selection of Havertz may have a whiff of “don’t back down, double down” about it after Gameweek 9 but Crystal Palace’s aerially mobile attacking spearhead, Christian Benteke, caused havoc among the Newcastle backline last week, racking up seven attempts – four of them from inside or just outside the six-yard box. The Magpies have conceded seven goals from fewer than six yards out this season and these are more Havertz areas than Mount territory, so I’m backing the much-maligned German despite his Norwich blank. Mount, incidentally, has only delivered one attacking return or fewer in 76 of his 80 Chelsea league appearances, so he tends not to make a habit of explosive hauls.

Brentford’s aerial dominance and Burnley’s surprising concession of multiple headed goal attempts (only Leicester have allowed more) leads me to the vertically talented double-up of Ivan Toney and Pontus Jansson, the latter of whom has had three big chances in just the last four Gameweeks.

Max Kilman has matched Romain Saiss for efforts in the box this season, meanwhile, so with Rafael Benitez’s zonal marking system exposed against Watford, and with Wolves much less gung-ho than they were at the season’s start, I’m edging towards a low-scoring home win at Molineux in the Monday night game. Rayan Ait-Nouri would be my preferred selection but with Marcal set to return from injury, there’s too much uncertainty at left wing-back.

The Hornets are still without a clean sheet in 2021/22, so I’ve gone with two possible routes into the Southampton attack in my picks. Armando Broja is grabbing all the headlines with his two goals in as many Gameweeks but his strike partner, the out of position Nathan Redmond, has racked up more shots and key passes (nine of each) in that time and also gets my nomination.


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1,548 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Echoes
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 2 days ago

    WCed in GW8. Since then:

    1. Brought in Vardy and capped him over Salah in GW9. Flagged now.
    2. Brought in Christensen, Mbeumo, White(along with Vardy), who are all flagged.
    3. Sold Toney for 6.4(bought at 6.5). Has risen to 6.6 since.
    4. Replaced Toney with Armstrong.

    Safe to say the WC has been a disaster so far.

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Trust the process those were good moves on paper.. Fpl is about 30/40% luck, f it.

      1. jia you
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        a lot more than that I'd say!

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

      Tough luck that.

      I am hoping Vardy is fit.

      Do Christensen to Chilwell if possible. Armstrong to Broja.

    3. Jumpernot
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      My dude I feel your pain.

      1.WC I brought in Lukaku, Rudiger, Azpulicueta. 2 getting injured and one not playing.
      2. Swapped Rudiger for Dias only to have him benched.
      3. Lukaku to Vardy, and went Vardy captain. Ouch.
      4. Went Saka over ESR and I'm sure you can see the latest on that. Also kept Sarr to see if he could bet me a few extra points beofee bad fixtures.

      Man it hurt, was top of almost all my normal leagues now I'm down. Onward and upwards, - 12 point hit this week which I wouldn't normally justify but I need to make some swift changes. I'm happy looking at my team now. Worth the 12 point hit I hope but time will tell. Sometimes it's just not your lucky day. But we have to remember it's only a game. 🙂

  2. jia you
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Gave my team a major shake up with a -12! It's a lot but my team looks a hell of a lot better after it:

    Azpi + White + Bissouma + Vardy to Trent + Chilwell + Foden + Davis

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      I really liked the moves until I saw Davis.

      1. jia you
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        In all of my years playing I rarely if ever needed last on my bench

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          I have twice already this season and I expect more as I have a few prone to rotation in my squad.

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            You've sold nail-on sorts in White, Bissy and Vardy for rotationmongers in Foden and Chilwell plus a non-player.

            1. Esalman
              • 12 Years
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Why do you think Chilwell is a rotation monger? He sat out first 6 games and has played every minute since.

              1. Andy_Social
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                8 months, 2 days ago

                Don't get me wrong - I bought him myself this week, but my bench this week is Livra, Sarr and ESR.
                I don't see Alonso disappearing into Carabao wasteland although Chilli will play the majority.

              2. 1984 TC
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 2 days ago

                Due a rest then.

            2. NateDog
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Afraid I have to agree with this. I've has Foden a few weeks but can still see him getting rotated here and there (although I will say I do think he's a slightly exceptional case with Pep, if you look at his minutes and starts under Pep they've steadily grown and grown each season), Chilwell is on a good run but Tuchel seems to have a tendency to do this with some players and then drop them again for a short while), and Davis, I dunno, start of the season it's fine and if you haven't needed your third sub so far that's good but I think you've been quite lucky if so looking at what's happened at least twice or thrice to a lot of people already this season (myself included). But it's an aggressive move for players with high ceilings so it may work out.

        2. The Units
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          I've gone 3 deep on my bench twice so far this season plus you lose team flexibility in formation.

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      All players you got rid will be fine and may start easily, don't know why you already did those moves but hope it pays off.

      1. jia you
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Ah I'm not too fussed on having nailed 1-2 pointers on my bench tbh and much prefer Foden, Trent & Chilwell over Vardy, White & Azpi going forward

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Still no Mo...

      1. jia you
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Yup, he has slaughtered me in the first quarter that's for sure! Horror show last GW as went from 900k to 2.4m...just getting in the players that I feel like getting in now and trying to have some fun for the remainder. (Almost deleted my team but will plod on)

    4. Jumpernot
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Haha me too I took - 12

      Marcel, Azpulicueta, Saka, St Maxim >

      TAA, CHILWELL, FODEN, TONEY

      1. jia you
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        it's just a game, why not, people take it way too seriously 😉

  3. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    A. VVD and Raphina
    B. James and Jota

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Presuming Raphina is fit.

      1. Kane5
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Do you already have Trent? If so B

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Thanks. Yeah I got Trent.

    2. isthoralive
        8 months, 2 days ago

        If you have TAA definitely B

    3. Taegugk Warrior
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Foster
      Azpi(!)-Chilwell-Cancelo
      Salah(c)-Son-Rapinha(!)-Mbeumo(!)-Havertz
      Vardy(!)-Toney

      Raya(!!), livra,, White(!), Davis
      1FT
      1.4itb

      Can i save FT and reasses next week With all of theese flag..?
      IF i use 1 FT who should go first..?

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Nice team, just unlucky right now. Wait for news before making a call, if any are out longer that a week make that move the priority.

      2. SINGH
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Use your WC

        1. Taegugk Warrior
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          already use last week

      3. FOO FIGHTER
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Raya or Havertz.

      4. isthoralive
          8 months, 2 days ago

          If you can sneak one more week out of Foster then transfer Azpi, then get Guaita next week for Raya

        • 1984 TC
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 2 days ago

          !!! And !

      5. FortunesAlwaysHiding
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Konate expected to get a run in the side for Liverpool now? Brought him in as a draft league punt.

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Maybe. I had a quick look up at the lineups earlier and Gomez and Matip started it what was a “second team” so looks like a start this weekend.

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Looks that way to me and he seems a fine prospect.

        3. Hy liverpool
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Will rotate with matip.

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Don't rule out Gomez. But I think Klopp prefers stability in the back line; I don't think he'll swap around the 2nd CB position too often.

      6. JuanTP
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Kovacic?

        His numbers are all right and his price is good, but the lack of mentions anywhere has me toying with a -4 (depending on Vardy) to somebody else.

        Got burnt last weekend. Have a bad feeling about this one :/

        Mendy
        Semedo TAA Cancelo
        Raphinha* Mbuemo* Salah Saka Kovacic
        Vardy Antonio

        Steer Manquillo Duffy Saint-Max

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          I don’t know why he is not mentioned. Cheap and bringing in points. Had him a week or 2 and should have got him earlier. Will usually be first bench for me but I may start him some weeks and with my risky team he probably comes off the bench most weeks anyway. Different player this year in reality and FPL.

          1. JuanTP
            • 2 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            I guess the Chelsea injury list is helping his mins, but agree, he looks a better player this year.

            Naturally I had transferred him out for his goal and assist last week...

            1. Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Nice I added Havertz to mix so I made a smart too 🙂

        2. Thomas Magnum
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          I’m tempted to bring him in either next week or the one after. Need an eventual replacement for CHO and Kovacic has been ticking over nicely. Just not sure if now is the best time to bring him in with all the fixtures coming up thick and fast, who knows how much he’ll be rotated. ESR the only real alternative in the price range, especially if you’re like me and have Mbuemo

          1. RogDog_jimmy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Cornet too much of a stretch?

            1. Thomas Magnum
              • 6 Years
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Not necessarily, although I was looking to put the extra funds towards upgrading Duffy to someone like Coufal/Target/Reguilon or basically anyone around that price. But just means I’ll probably have to bring in someone cheaper like Lowton/Dier and rotate them as 3rd defender as they both have some nice fixtures coming up, and I want to drop Duffy soon anyways as I think his minutes will diminish. But that’s just looking ahead and a lot can change of course

              1. RogDog_jimmy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 2 days ago

                My current thoughts are to upgrade Duffy soon too - go with a little more rotation risk in the back with upside.
                Not needing the second premium really helps fund some punts.

                1. Thomas Magnum
                  • 6 Years
                  8 months, 2 days ago

                  Similar thinking here, already have 4 pretty nailed defenders so happy to take a risk with hopefully an attacking fullback with nice fixtures. Will just come down to funds, that’s why Reguilon has caught my eye for his fixtures from week 12, similarly Coufal with his nice fixtures around Christmas. Will even monitor Cucurella. Unfortunately can’t afford any Chelsea defender other than Chalobah myself but I still think they’re great value

                2. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  8 months, 2 days ago

                  I transferred out Duffy for Chilwell on Saturday as C was about to rise and it cost all my cash. Now I see Duffy played 80 mins in the Carabao last night. Could be good timing.

                  1. RogDog_jimmy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    8 months, 2 days ago

                    I'd have loved to do that this week but maxed out to 5.5 for a replacement without doing hits.

        3. FOO FIGHTER
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Rather Tielemans?

          1. Thomas Magnum
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Where do you rank Tielemans compared to the more attacking Trossard/Bowen? I’m looking at Tielemans from next week and he’s been doing well so far but just worried about him not getting forward as much as some others but if he keeps assisting and scoring the odd goal…

            1. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              8 months, 2 days ago

              The goals he scores tend to be worldies, so don't bank on more, but he'll get assists. The main plus for me is he's nailed and plays for a team that got off to a slow start, but from now on will probably bag more points than Hammers or any other non-top 3 side.
              Bowen will be a rotation risk and Brighton will fade, for me.

              1. Thomas Magnum
                • 6 Years
                8 months, 2 days ago

                Appreciate the response, that’s pretty much my thinking also, he won’t score goals like he did last week every week but if he keeps up the assists he’ll be a nice asset. I have Vardy already so if I bring him in there’d be a double up, but I don’t mind that. I’m just not fully convinced with someone like Trossard even though I’ve hesrd he’s oop a bit and Fornals/Bowen who are probably underperforming. Will watch Cornet though as well

                1. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  8 months, 2 days ago

                  Cornet is interesting. My issue is he plays for a bad side. I've already made such a mis-step with Sarr and will sell him for Mbuemo next week unless Vardy is out for too long. I do think that whilst Foxes are dodgy at the back, their attack is starting to purr, and T should be part of that (if not at its head).

                  1. Thomas Magnum
                    • 6 Years
                    8 months, 2 days ago

                    Looking at his game log, there’s been games even as recently as against Man United 2 gw’s ago where Tielemans took off 4 shots and 3 key passes, only 1 shot off his season high of 5 which he managed twice this season already. Leicester being poor atm and therefor attack dependent works well for Tielemans. Cornet I think is still slightly early for him, just as people probably jumped on Sarr a little early, I guess though Watford seem more likely to score than Burnley and you know Sarr is a nailed starter but Cornet seems at this stage like a guy you have to be lucky to catch his points. Sarr might find new life under the new coach yet though

        4. shiraz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 2 days ago

          I did popped this question regarding kovacic few days back. Was told there are kante and jorginho in the frame for the position he is playing. Maybe injury problems have helped his case, but once kante is back he might not be so nailed. But he have been doing great recently. In the end i had chose to get in tielemans instead

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            I think that was me. Since then Saul played 90 mins on Tuesday in the Carabao and is maybe getting up to PL pace, so there's even more competition in that double pivot. I'd say long term Tielemans is the better prospect.

        5. isthoralive
            8 months, 2 days ago

            If you have him I’d hold. This is the purple patch of his fpl existence. Kind of like Gundo last year, he’s hot and getting returns no reason to transfer him out until he cools down or starts getting rotated frequently.

            1. NateDog
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Agree with this. Personally I think he's in a very different role to last year and he's excelling, he's shown the ability in years gone by at Madrid and Inter but never had consistency, but Tuchel has managed to get it out of him and I think he's very capable of keeping this form up. He's actively looking for those through balls to the forwards and wide men in every game and is taking on players regularly too which gets him into shooting positions and better assisting positions a lot. Thing with Tuchel is that he has a tendency to go from this to nearly dropping a player enjoying such a good spell in one fell swoop if they have even just one bad game which is what has been putting me off but I'm not sure how much longer I can avoid taking that chance on him. I'm hoping to save my FT this week and will see next week how I feel myself on the move.

        6. Kane5
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Who to play?

          A) Saka
          B) Livramento

          1. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Just go for the attacker.

            1. TOLV TUMS
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              8 months, 2 days ago

              well that's a bit lazy

              1. Albrightondknight
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                8 months, 2 days ago

                Maybe Livra is a better attacker 🙂

          2. SINGH
            • 3 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Both

          3. FOO FIGHTER
            • 2 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Player with more points...

          4. isthoralive
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Saka, Leicester defence is so leaky, there’s goals to be had there

          5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Guys any post match reference on vardy mbeumo etc?

            1. FOO FIGHTER
              • 2 Years
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Nothing

            2. Athletico Underachieving
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Vardy fine and back in training according to Leicestershire Live a few mins ago…

          6. Daniyal
            • 10 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Williams to Chillwell for a hit(-4) ? worth it ?
            other defenders on bench are white and marcal

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

              Yes, you can change Marcal instead, saves some cash.

            2. PastaConcerto
              • 8 Years
              8 months, 2 days ago

              Marcal dropping like a lead weight anyway so might as well save some cash.

            3. isthoralive
                8 months, 2 days ago

                Either Marcal or Wiliams need to go dealers choice who you remove 1st

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

              What to do with this bunch??

              Sanchez ¦ Steele
              Azpilicueta* Rudiger Digne Dier
              Salah Raphinha* Gray Mbeumo*
              Ronaldo Lukaku*
              ¦ White* Gallagher Dennis*

              1 FT, 0.3 ITB

              1. SINGH
                • 3 Years
                8 months, 2 days ago

                Swap Kaku for someone else rest keep should be OK

            5. shiraz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 2 days ago

              How did alvaro fernandez played last night in goal for brentford? I am still thinking whether to get him or sanchez to replace raya. Used my 2 ft to get meslier + sarr > raya + tielemans. Not sure if i should get a -4 to replace raya. And with sanchez facing liverpool this week, i might just wait. Short of 0.2 to get meslier back and thinking of fernandez as an option too

              1. RogDog_jimmy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                8 months, 2 days ago

                That's rotten luck getting Raya in and then having him get that long term injury.

                No idea on his replacement - I have Ramsdale - who is fine. But not someone I'd be working hard to get.

                1. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  8 months, 2 days ago

                  I just read the BBC match report and they didn't comment on the new keeper. He conceded a consolation goal but I have no idea about the context.

                  McCarthy at 4.5 is good for the next 3 if you need a quick fix. I've had Sanchez since GW1 and intend to stick with him )I intended to sell him for Raya but "luckily" Lukaku got injured!).

                  1. shiraz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    8 months, 2 days ago

                    McCarthy seem good too, kinda overlooked but he have been steadily performing well. But i might just refrain from taking a hit, as i am looking to break into top 10k this gw.

              2. isthoralive
                  8 months, 2 days ago

                  After this weekend Guaita has a decent run with Palace

              3. Neo-Viper
                • 7 Years
                8 months, 2 days ago

                White Benhrama to Chilwell ESR for a double hit?

                TAA Cancelo Livra Fodder - Other defenders
                Salah Foden Raphinha Brownhill - Other Mids

                1. isthoralive
                    8 months, 2 days ago

                    Not for -8

                2. Sz21
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  8 months, 2 days ago

                  Considering the WC here to get on the likes of Foden, Son, Jota, Toney.
                  Thoughts?

                  Current squad.
                  Sanchez.
                  TAA, Chilwell, Cancelo, Livramento, Rudiger.
                  Salah, Raphinha,
                  Vardy, Jimenez, Antonio.
                  Bachmann, Gray, Benrahma, Bissouma.
                  0ft, 1.1 ITB.

                  WC squad (potential)
                  Sanchez, Carson*.
                  TAA, Chilwell, Cancelo, Livramento, James*.
                  Salah, Son*, Foden*, Jota*, Kovacic*.
                  Toney*, Broja*, Antonio.
                  0.0m ITB

                  1. Albrightondknight
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    8 months, 2 days ago

                    Nice. Good bench coverage that will be needed.

                3. Gunnerssss
                  • 5 Years
                  8 months, 2 days ago

                  Vardy out for toney?
                  Or asm out for toney

                  Or if not toney then who?

                  1. waldo666
                    • 11 Years
                    8 months, 2 days ago

                    Broja might be worth a punt over the next few so long as he's fit. Toney is a good option though for mine.

                  2. isthoralive
                      8 months, 2 days ago

                      If you’re looking for a straight swap ASM to Toney, if you want to create some funds ASM to Broja. Vardy loves to score against Arsenal

                      1. Gunnerssss
                        • 5 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        But vardy is still injured right?

                        1. isthoralive
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            Flagged for now, if you can wait for pressers on Friday that’s what I’d do

                    • Kloppen Schloppen
                      • 5 Years
                      8 months, 2 days ago

                      I have no money ITB and own Raya (rotten luck just as his run is starting)

                      Would you guys suggest taking a hit to get the back up Brentford keeper this week?

                      Or sit tight this week, and take a hit next week to get one of rammerz or Samchez? I’ll need a hit to fund them given 0.0ITB

                      1. isthoralive
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          No love for Guaita out here but after this weekend they start a very good run of games

                          1. Thomas Magnum
                            • 6 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            He certainly is overlooked on here, I think if you choose against him though it’s worth looking to bring in Mitchell both are pretty good value @ 4.5

                          2. FPL_Crisis
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            bought him on wc week 5, waiting for those cs!

                        • Andy_Social
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          I wouldn't take a hit for a cheap keeper; I'd just suck up the 0-1 points for a week. Spend this weekend assessing how this Fernandez looks, and check the fixtures going forward of the likes of Guaita, Sanchez, McCarthy, Ramsdale.

                          1. PLerix
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            He’s out for months? May as well shift him and look at it as a -2 at worst.

                        • FPL_Crisis
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          if brentford lost to burnley this week would that put you off getting Hernandez?
                          i think you can wait a week to see.
                          no obvious moves but sanchez run is decent post liverpool as is guiata post city
                          feels like it's better to give it a week for more info
                          better to take a hit for keeper where its likely they'll keep cs in that week...

                          1. Andy_Social
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            That's a meaningless question. Suppose he concedes from a penalty after making a dozen world-class saves. You can't make decisions with no context.

                            1. FPL_Crisis
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              8 months, 2 days ago

                              Well on the flip side they could concede loads of chances but he saves a penalty, doesn’t mean he’s a must buy.
                              Was more eluding to the fact you can wait a week but if they conceded a few it might give doubt whether to go elsewhere

                        • Kloppen Schloppen
                          • 5 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Thanks for the replies guys. Will decide closer to deadline but I’m leaning towards waiting

                      2. TorresMagic™
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 13 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Early thoughts on this lot?

                        Ram Foster
                        TAA Cancelo James Duffy Liv
                        Salah Foden Raph* Mbeumo* Normann
                        Vardy* Antonio Toney

                        1 FT, 3m in bank

                        Could lose James/Duffy for Chilwell for one although don't really want to play 4 at the back.

                        Cheers for any thoughts.

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

                          If everyone is fit, it looks alright to save FT.

                        2. Andy_Social
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Almost identical to my squad, so I like it!
                          I have gone with Chilwell and will go 4 at the back most weeks. Like yours, I'm set up to withstand all these surprise injuries and rotation.
                          Personally, I'd wait on news to see if Vardy is out, or out for longer than one match. I'm also waiting for Antonio to drop off and consider replacing him, so I'd be inclined to roll your transfer if nothing comes up, in case you want to make a double-change next week.

                          1. TorresMagic™
                            • Has Moderation Rights
                            • 13 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            Thanks, will wait til Friday most likely.

                          2. HurriKane
                            • 9 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            Who are you looking at as an Antonio replacement? Not many forward options stand out at the moment apart from Vardy

                            Ronaldo- United are a mess
                            DCL Bamford Lukaku Werner-Injured
                            Toney- Always looks a threat but haven't yet delivered consistently
                            Jesus/Firmino- Are they nailed?
                            Hwang- clinical from low shot volume. can he keep it up

                            Auba Nacho Wilson Broja Ings all punts at best

                            1. TorresMagic™
                              • Has Moderation Rights
                              • 13 Years
                              8 months, 2 days ago

                              Cheapie and upgrade Normann if Kane is still meh.

                              1. HurriKane
                                • 9 Years
                                8 months, 2 days ago

                                ahh forgot about Kane. im looking at either Kane or Son from gw12 onwards for their nice fixture run. Will be closely monitoring Kane in next 2 gws.

                                1. Andy_Social
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 9 Years
                                  8 months, 2 days ago

                                  "ahh forgot about Kane"

                                  username: fraudulent! 😆

                            2. Andy_Social
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              8 months, 2 days ago

                              The options aren't great at the mo. I can see me wanting to get rid of Vardy and Antonio in the near future (also have Toney). Options at the moment are Wilson, Nacho/Daka, Hwang, Broja. All punts right now yes, but I'm looking 2-3 games hence and further. I could go one of the cheapest and get Ronaldo back after GW14ish IF United rediscover their mojo. Bamford could also be back and firing.

                              I never just fixate on the next fixture. I'm very well set up for now - as TorresM is - but I'm looking further ahead in case players I own cease functioning.

                        3. HurriKane
                          • 9 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          James to Chilwell is a no brainer. You dont want to be burnt by Reece 1 pointers and block Livra bench points

                          1. TorresMagic™
                            • Has Moderation Rights
                            • 13 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            If Azpi is back, I might go that way, cheers.

                          2. Karan14
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            James could easily start and haul again mate. James started both games against Pool & City when Azpi was fit. Too early to assume he's not first choice.

                        4. TorresMagic™
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 13 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Cheers all.

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

                        Vardy just loves arsenal. Hopefully he is fit and saves my free transfer. Will do a mini wilcard before international break

                        1. TorresMagic™
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 13 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Mini WC after IB may be better.

                        2. 1984 TC
                          • 1 Year
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Then he should be playing for Arsenal instead of Leicester if he loves them that much.

                        3. SINGH
                          • 3 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Lol don't bank on him scoring this week. Arsenal look better defensively and will not give away too many chances provided they have White back to partner Gabriel

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

                            He has good stats on him. Whether you bank him or not Doesn't matter

                      4. andre_c
                        • 3 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Mahrez, Duffy to Foden, Chilly? -4

                        1. TorresMagic™
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 13 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Looks decent if weak bench.

                        2. Karan14
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Yess

                      5. 272MK
                        • 8 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        So wholl start at the front for Mancity thid gw?

                        1. FOO FIGHTER
                          • 2 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Jesus Foden Grealish

                      6. DavvaMC
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        I realise best to wait for pressers but I have 4 players flagged. Would you Wildcard the below I would probably only get 4 new players in.

                        Sanchez | Foster

                        Cancelo | TAA | Chilwell | White* | Livramento

                        Raph* | Salah | Foden | Mbeumo* | Luiz

                        Jiminez | Vardy* | Antonio

                        Thanks

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

                          Hold for now, WC is worth much more than that.

                        2. The White Pele
                          • 4 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          no way

                      7. IWR
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Have we heard any sort of news on Lukaku's chances for this weekend?

                        Really don't want to sell him.

                      8. jai1212
                        • 8 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Any thoughts on this one?

                        Ramsdale (Foster)
                        TAA Dias James Livramento
                        Salah Havertz Raphinha* Saka
                        Antonio Kane

                        Subs: Armstrong* Duffy Brownhill
                        1FT and 0.4 itb

                        Thinking to save as of now but if Raphinha is injured, then might look towards B. Silva. Any suggestions?

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 12 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Yep good to hold if Raph OK. B Silva is tempting.

                      9. Murdylicious82
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Hey all,

                        Resisted Havertz last week and captained Salah so gained some ground in mini league as others brought him in and captained him.

                        Is Havertz in this week against Newcastle (for mahrez) a baller move or stupid?

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 12 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          I wouldn't.

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

                          He might get some return

                        3. Fabreghastly
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Don't buy, don't sell I reckon

                      10. tbos83
                        • 1 Year
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Which def would you bring in first out of:

                        A) TAA
                        B) Chilly
                        B) Cancelo

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 12 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          A

                      11. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Any Vardy/Raphinha news?

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 12 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Nope

                        2. IWR
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          “Jamie’s fine,” Rodgers said on Wednesday evening, after City’s Carabao Cup shoot-out success against Brighton.

                          “He trained this morning (Wednesday) and joined back in the group. All the guys are fine.”

                          Vardy watched City’s match against Brighton from the stands at the King Power Stadium, alongside other players not involved in the squad, including Jonny Evans, Ayoze Perez, and James Justin.

                          https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/jamie-vardy-injury-leicester-arsenal-6123510

                        3. Nomar
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 12 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Sounds like both will be OK to play at the weekend.

                          1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            Cheers!

                      12. Fiorentina
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Jesus worth a pick? Under the radar...

                        1. Fabreghastly
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          I'd say. Not so under the radar any more

                      13. Legohair
                        • 6 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Semedo&Gray to Laporte&ESR worth to take hit?

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 12 Years
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Nah cancelo or Dias is the way to go.

                          1. Legohair
                            • 6 Years
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            What about Semedo&Gray to Cancelo& Brownhill?

                            1. The Units
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 12 Years
                              8 months, 2 days ago

                              Yeah depends are you moving to 4 atb?

                              1. Legohair
                                • 6 Years
                                8 months, 2 days ago

                                Yes Brownhill would be my bench fodder.it would be 3-4-3

                      14. gooberman
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        8 months, 2 days ago

                        Time to start being slightly more maverick to see if my luck changes. Ronaldo out for the 2% owned Ollie Watkins. Only 7.3m, good underlying stats and decent fixtures.

                      15. Mozumbus
                          8 months, 2 days ago

                          Current team
                          Sanchez Foster
                          Azpi Rudiger Coufal Semedo Veltman
                          Salah KDB Greenwood Raphinha Allan
                          Ings Antonio Toney

                          Want to bring TAA. How would you do that using 2FTs, 0.1 ITB?
                          Thanks

                          1. winchester
                            • 1 Year
                            8 months, 2 days ago

                            downgrade ings

                            1. Mozumbus
                                8 months, 2 days ago

                                Thanks. Options?
                                Counter thought: Ings is on Penalties and have decent run of fixtures ahead.

                            2. The Units
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 12 Years
                              8 months, 2 days ago

                              Ings to broja/Hwang and Semedo to TAA.

                              1. Mozumbus
                                  8 months, 2 days ago

                                  Thanks. Should I sacrifice Ings before Greenwood?

                              2. Kane5
                                • 3 Years
                                8 months, 2 days ago

                                Maybe no need for double Chelsea unless that's your play?

                                Greenwood to Townsend/Gray/Mbeumo/ESR and then Azpi to TAA

                                1. Kane5
                                  • 3 Years
                                  8 months, 2 days ago

                                  or Semedo to TAA if you can afford that

                                  1. Mozumbus
                                      8 months, 2 days ago

                                      Greenwood to TAA matches, Semedo to a decent MF is the issue. Already have Allan in that slot.

                                  2. Mozumbus
                                      8 months, 2 days ago

                                      Thanks. Yes this is what I'm inclined to if Raphinha is fit.

                                2. winchester
                                  • 1 Year
                                  8 months, 2 days ago

                                  Hey lads! Have 4.2m itb and 1ft. what move should be done? Cheers!

                                  ramsdale
                                  taa - cancelo - james
                                  salah(c) - raphinha - mbeumo - mount
                                  antonio - vardy - hwang

                                  (foster - livramento - duffy - luiz)

                                  1. The Units
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 12 Years
                                    8 months, 2 days ago

                                    Roll it