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FPL team news: Jota’s Gameweek 11 start hopes boosted by Firmino injury

Liverpool and Manchester City both cruised to UEFA Champions League wins on Wednesday but as ever, it was the starting XIs and injury news that was of more interest to Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers than the results.

There is also fitness news to report from Chelsea and Manchester United, who contested Champions League group matches on Tuesday, and Leicester City and West Ham United, who are in Europa League action on Thursday.

INJURY UPDATES

Diogo Jota’s game-time prospects may have been given a short-term lift at Anfield on Wednesday as Roberto Firmino, Jota’s main rival for the central role in the Reds’ attacking trident, limped out of the win over Atletico with a hamstring injury.

While we await a full prognosis, a Gameweek 11 start – at the very least – for Jota looks more likely given the swift turnaround times between games on the continent and on the domestic front.

“If Bobby Firmino wouldn’t have gone off with a hamstring injury, [the night] would have been much better.” – Jurgen Klopp

Klopp also confirmed that Sadio Mane was withdrawn at half-time to avoid him picking up a second yellow card, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is “fine” after his substitution.

Curtis Jones and Joe Gomez missed the match with eye and calf problems respectively.

Manchester City have had a good run with injuries over recent weeks but Kyle Walker (knock) is a fresh concern for the Manchester derby, so Oleksandr Zinchenko will be on standby for a recall if Joao Cancelo‘s services are needed at right-back.

“We are going to review the players… especially Kyle [Walker] because he has a big kick in his foot.” – Pep Guardiola

Earlier in the day, Manchester United confirmed that Raphael Varane will not only miss the Manchester derby but also around a month of first-team involvement after suffering a hamstring injury in Tuesday’s draw with Atalanta.

Chelsea were also in action on Tuesday, with Mason Mount still not well enough to be involved following his recent illness. Mount subsequently returned to training on Thursday. Injury victims Romelu Lukaku, Mateo Kovacic and Timo Werner were absent as expected – they are all anticipated to make a playing comeback after the international break – while N’Golo Kante was left out as a precaution.

Ahead of Thursday’s Europa League matches, the typically vague David Moyes reported the usual “knocks and niggles” for West Ham United.

“We’ve got a couple of knocks and niggles behind the scenes which we’ll have to manage. Not serious, but just the odd one we might miss tomorrow.” – David Moyes

Andriy Yarmolenko and Nikola Vlasic were subsequently absent from the matchday squad.

Brendan Rodgers was a little more specific on the fitness front as Leicester prepare to face Spartak Moscow.

“Ricardo has joined back in with the medical team, he’s been outside, but if he’s not ready for tomorrow, he should be ready for the weekend.

“We’ve had a few players with the sickness bug that’s going about, but we’ll just have to assess that and see where they’re at. If they’re not available, I’d expect them to be okay for the weekend. It’s Harvey Barnes, James Maddison and James Justin. [Justin] has been back training with the group and he wouldn’t have been available for the game anyway, but those three guys have unfortunately been down for a few days. They’re coming around now, but whether they’re going to be at their best level for tomorrow, we’ll have to wait and see, but if not they’ll be back ready for the weekend.

“Ayo [Perez] is in the squad so he’s fine after the bug he had. Marc [Albrighton] is a few weeks away. He’s out on the grass with our medical and rehabilitation team, which is good, but he’s still a few weeks away.” – Brendan Rodgers

MIDWEEK LINE-UPS AND MINUTES PLAYED

Thanks to the excellent Anna Woodberry for the below graphics and line-up information for the four clubs who have already been in European action in midweek (click the images to expand).

CHANGES FROM GAMEWEEK 10
  • Chelsea (3): Azpilicueta, Alonso and Loftus-Cheek in for James, Chilwell and Kante
  • Man Utd (3): Bailly, Pogba and Rashford in for Lindelof, Fred and Cavani
  • Liverpool (5): Matip, Tsimikas, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Fabinho and Jota in for Konate, Robertson, Keita, Jones and Firmino
  • Man City (3): Stones, Gundogan and Mahrez in for Dias, De Bruyne and Jesus

THURSDAY’S PRESS CONFERENCES

  • Dean Smith – 9.30am
  • Sean Dyche – 1.15pm
  • Graham Potter – 1.30pm
  • Ralph Hasenhuttl – 1.30pm
  • Thomas Frank – 4pm
  • Brendan Rodgers – post-Europa League


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488 Comments Post a Comment
  1. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    22 days, 16 hours ago

    Start two:

    A: Cancelo

    B: Antonio

    C: Livramento

    D: Rudiger

    1. schiller
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      A, D

    2. CrouchDown
      • 9 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      BD

  2. Thursday's Press Conference Times
    Skonto Rigga
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    22 days, 16 hours ago

    Press conference info available in the article above but making it a Hot Topic too for ease of reference later in the day:

    Dean Smith – 9.30am
    Sean Dyche – 1.15pm
    Graham Potter – 1.30pm
    Ralph Hasenhuttl – 1.30pm
    Thomas Frank – 4pm
    Brendan Rodgers – post-Europa League

    1. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Cheers Skonto, was just about to ask if there was any info on pressers for today!

      1. Skonto Rigga
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        No bother! Smith quotes nearly always come out an hour or so after the presser, so we've not missed anything yet.

  3. CrouchDown
    • 9 Years
    22 days, 16 hours ago

    Would you use FT anywhere here? Playing BB and 0.0 itb

    Ramsdale

    TAA Cancelo James

    Salah Son Raph Mbeumo ESR

    Vardy Antonio

    Subs: Guaita, Hwang Livra Duffy

    1. swobe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      no. I'm considering starting Hwang over Raph too.

      1. Hart-ake
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Got to start Raph. Leicester not great defensively, particularly down that side.

  4. CMIUK (Catch Me If U Kane)
    • 4 Years
    22 days, 16 hours ago

    Start 1
    A) Antonio
    B) Livramento

    1. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Yeah I'm on this too. Not sure.

    2. Babit1967
      • 5 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      A

    3. Totalfootball
      • 4 Years
      22 days, 15 hours ago

      Has to be Antonio
      And Liverpool should concede, Antonio might be the 1 involved

  5. Black Knights
    • 9 Years
    22 days, 16 hours ago

    When i own Jota, i watch him miss chances, be on the periphery of the game, get subbed off after an hour (even when Bobby isn't available), swear i'll never get him again. Then as soon as it looks like he gets an extended run in the side, i think about getting him back.

    1. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Same. He is frustrating to own but so obviously full of potential for a massive haul at some point.

    2. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Same for me 😀

    3. BERGKOP
      • 10 Years
      22 days, 15 hours ago

      I'm not going back. Just like James. Can't do it.

  6. rilo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    22 days, 16 hours ago

    Hi,

    My team at the moment

    Sanchez
    White TAA Livramento
    Sarr* Salah Havertz Rapinha
    Kane Antonio Jimenez

    Steele Dias Douglas Luiz Marcal*

    2FT 0.3 ITB

    For sure i want remove Sarr -> probably to Mbuemo.
    I can save a second transfer as my team looks ok for this GW after removin Sarr.
    I can remove Marcal after international break.
    Would Yuu recomend anything else? I really want Chilwell but no cash without hits

  7. denial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    22 days, 16 hours ago

    Have to start Antonio over Livra right?

    1. rilo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Coin flip

    2. Dammit_182
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        1) Do you think Southampton get a clean sheet? Y/n

        2) Do you think Liverpool keep a clean sheet? Y/n

        Both ‘y’ or both ‘n’ then toss a coin. One ‘y’ one ‘n’ pick that player with the other first bench.

        If in doubt, play Antonio.

      • Hart-ake
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Yeah I think so.

      • Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        nope

    3. Atimis
      • 5 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Azpi to James?

      Want it to be a long term move. Or would you rather have Rudi, TAA or some punt on Reguilon?

      Rambo
      Cancelo/Azpi/Chilwell
      Salah/Son/Havertz/Raph/Mbeumo
      Vardy/Toney

      Foster/Livra/Duffy/4.4

      1. denial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        TAA

        1. Atimis
          • 5 Years
          22 days, 16 hours ago

          To be honest, maybe I shouldn't include TAA here as I've decided to go without him, for sure he is a great pick just would have to make some downgrades around the team

      2. rilo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Rudi is much more safe pick - I would go for him

      3. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Rudi

      4. NateDog
        • 1 Year
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Rudiger for safety, James will have good moments like last week but you could also end up a bit frustrated with him at times with rotation/ cameos. Hudson-Odoi has been playing well of late too (although further forward) and Azpi played as RWB against Malmo so he might have bigger competition for that spot soon

      5. BERGKOP
        • 10 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        Rudi

      6. Kryptonite666
        • 2 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        If only I had a pound everytime you asked this question

      7. Sloopy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        I did!

    4. TyroneGAA
      • 4 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Predicted Chelsea defense? Thinking of doing Antonio and Azpilicueta to Toney and TAA I have the right money nothing left over and want taa in now??

      1. Hart-ake
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Azpi will probably play with Thiago likely to be rested, so you could just do the Antonio to Toney this week and wait a week for the TAA move.

        1. TyroneGAA
          • 4 Years
          22 days, 16 hours ago

          Sounds like a plan thank you

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        James Azpi Christensen Rudiger Chiwell

        Or

        James Chalobah Silva Rudiger Chilwell

        One of Silva or Azpi needs to start for leadership

    5. CAVEAT KING
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      22 days, 16 hours ago

      Choose 2 for the bench:
      Cancelo Livra Rjames Chilwell TAA Wadkins Mbeumo Antonio

      1. rilo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Antonio and Cancelo

        1. CAVEAT KING
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          22 days, 16 hours ago

          Keep Livra?

      2. CAVEAT KING
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        Sanchez Foster
        Rjames Chilwell Cancelo TAA Livra
        Havertz Salah Foden Mbeumo ESR
        Wadkins Antonio Jimenez
        Enough money to do Havertz to Son GW12
        Who to bench though?

        1. Holmes
          • 8 Years
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          Livramento, Jimenez, Antonio

          1. CAVEAT KING
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            not bad but it will burn me for sure

        2. FFFoxy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          For me that’s the practically the best squad. I have the same but ramsdale & Toney instead of foster & Watkins. I’d bench cancelo & Liv. Antonio v Cancelo is tight but fancy United to score and Antonio always a threat

          1. CAVEAT KING
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            I have a feeling about Watkins. Poor display by Villa last time out but Watkins still good and no Ings

      3. BERGKOP
        • 10 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        Watkins / Antonio

        1. CAVEAT KING
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          A hard one. maybe bench boost and get it out of the way?

      4. TheBiffas
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          Watkins gang!! I'd bench Cancelo and Livramento

          1. CAVEAT KING
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            On my bench ATM

      5. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        22 days, 16 hours ago

        With 2 FTs which option looks the best after International Break?

        A) Vardy & Saka ➡️ Kane & ESR/Mbeumo/Gallagher
        B) Saka & Vardy ➡️ Son & Wilson/Jimenez
        C) Vardy & Sissoko ➡️ Son & Hwang
        D) Semedo & Vardy ➡️ Kane & 4.5m def

        Sissoko & Semedo are my bench players.

        1. BERGKOP
          • 10 Years
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          B or C

        2. Sloopy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          B

      6. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        Newcastle will still be rubbish, linked with every expensive broken or injury prone player going 😉

        1. BERGKOP
          • 10 Years
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          haha agreed.

        2. NateDog
          • 1 Year
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          Think there's a very real possibility they will still get relegated even with buying big in January, we've seen far better teams go down in the past and really their only decent players are ASM and Wilson (who can't stay fit for long). Who are they going to attract that will change their fortunes so dramatically apart from a few mercenaries?

          1. BERGKOP
            • 10 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            Good points. It'll be a long term project given where they currently are.

      7. Will Kane
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        22 days, 15 hours ago

        I am increasingly feeling that this backline is unbalancing my team:

        TAA James Cancelo Dias Livra

        I sort of feel like I want to play the first four almost every week, which is giving me headaches further up the pitch. For example I keep looking at replacing Armstrong but then wondering whether I will actually find a place in my team for his replacement.

        Dias has the lowest ceiling of the big hitters (arguably even lower than Livramento) so I am thinking of downgrading him to get some money in the bank for GW12 moves. Which downgrade is best:

        A) Reguilon (sort of leaves me with the same problem)
        B) A cheap but reliable starter (e.g. Lowton)
        C) An enabler to give maximum cash in the bank (e.g. Johnson)

        Thanks!!

        1. TheBiffas
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            Lowton for me.

            1. Will Kane
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Thanks 🙂

          • Hansel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            B

            1. Will Kane
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Thanks

          • g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            Mitchell?

            1. Will Kane
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Good suggestion!

          • mentaculus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            Striker options are so thin I'd prob stick with 4 atb for now. Who can replace Armstrong & outscore Dias?

            1. Will Kane
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Well yes, that's the other thing I need to consider. The thing is I basically don't really want/need to make a transfer this week but I have two FT and it seems wrong to burn it, so I'm trying to think of ways to give me maximum flexibility next week... Will see what Ralph has to say about Broja today, if he's fit I might just bring him in for Armstrong as they'll offer my team pretty much the same but get a bit of cash in the bank

              1. mentaculus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Oh yeah in that case I like Armstrong - Broja. I also have Broja as budget enabler / bench option

        2. Joker91
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          22 days, 15 hours ago

          Ramsdale, Foster
          Cancelo, TAA, Chilwell, Livramento, Laporte
          Mbeumo, Salah, Havertz, Normann, Brownhill
          Armstrong, Antonio, Vardy

          Very much considering Laporte to Reguillon, with the view of Vardy + Havertz to Kane and Son next GW (have 3.3m ITB and 2 FTs).

          Too much hope for Conte or worth the aggressive punt?

          Otherwise it's something simpler like:
          A) Vardy to Kane and Havertz to Foden
          B) Havertz to Son, small tinkering elsewhere to afford Vardy to Ronaldo post GW13

          1. Will Kane
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            I think in isolation Laporte to Reguilon looks like a good move, and if it allows you the option of Kane and/or Son next week then why not? At least you'll get a first look at Spurs under Conte. I just don't know how to approach the Spurs assets. I would like Son but it's a real headache and probably 3 moves to get him into my team. Vardy to Kane is easy but I like Vardy's fixtures and am a bit reluctant to lose him!

          2. TheBiffas
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Excellent plans.

            • Goonsquad245
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Armstrong to Toney and roll.

            • mentaculus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Well its definitely the right 3 spurs to get if you want to make a really aggressive, high variance gamble on Conte & fixtures. No one can say whether its "too much hope" but it'll definitely give you an edge over managers like with (with only son) if it works out

          3. Pukki Blinders
            • 2 Years
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            Transfer plans… 2 FTs

            A. Ronaldo + Sarr -> Toney + Son
            B. Ronaldo + Sarr -> Kane + Jota
            C. Sarr -> Trossard
            D. White -> Reguilon

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 2 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              E. Antonio -> Toney

            2. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              A or B

            3. Will Kane
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              I'd try to roll 1FT if I were you. Trossard looked great in the last game but not sure he will be getting in those positions as much if Maupay gets back in the team. Think Sarr does need replacing though....

          4. Athletico Underachieving
            • 1 Year
            22 days, 15 hours ago

            Ramsdale
            TAA, Rudi, Cancelo
            Salah, Raph, Gallagher, Havertz
            Ant, Jimi, Vardy

            (Foster, Livra, Sissoko, Lowton)
            2FT. 1.4 ITB

            A) Raph - Mbeumo, 2 fts for IB and money for Hav - Son

            B) Hav - Jota, Jimi - Hwang. Leaving exact money for Raph - Son but probably have to be a very early move after deadline to avoid being priced out…

            1. Hansel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              A

            2. TheBiffas
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Madness to sell Raph before leaky Leicester.

                1. Hansel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  True, Antonio/Jimi -> Toney maybe

                2. Athletico Underachieving
                  • 1 Year
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  Yeah it’s a gamble but can’t have them all!

            3. Hansel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              A) Jota + Jimenez
              B) Mbeuemo/Gallagher + Vardy

              1. CR7 is Home
                • 4 Years
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Son + ??

                1. Hansel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  Choosing a combination for funding Havertz -> Son 🙂

            4. Rassi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              I miss G-Whizz's clean sheet odds. Damn, have to do my own legwork instead of being spoonfed.

              1. Karan14
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Follow FPL Salah on Twitter

                1. Rassi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  I try to stay away from that cesspool, but thanks anyway.

              2. Joker91
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Not sure how accurate these are but all in one place...

                https://www.drafthound.com/football/premier-league/predicted-lineups

            5. I am 42
              • 8 Years
              22 days, 15 hours ago

              Ramsdale Sanchez
              James Livra TAA Cancelo Dias
              Foden Salah Havertz Raphinha Mbeumo
              Toney Antonio AArmstrong

              2 FT

              Dias to Reguilon?
              too early for Reguilon Party?

              or double up Chelsea defense to Chilwell?

              or to Johnson and use the money to strength attackers?

              1. I am 42
                • 8 Years
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                my plan was to transfer Armstrong but since I lost 0.1m, I shall keep him for Norwich game

              2. BERGKOP
                • 10 Years
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Too early. Double up Chelsea defence.

              3. TheBiffas
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  Ouch, bench headache f.c. Just downgrade dias to raise funds for havertz > son.

                  1. I am 42
                    • 8 Years
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    yes and sadly I played Dias for the past 2 game weeks

                    needless to say my bench playersss scored better

              4. CR7 is Home
                • 4 Years
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Any news on if Broja will be fit for the Norwich game after the IB?

                1. Hansel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  Hassenhuttel PK today should give some indication

                2. I am 42
                  • 8 Years
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  praying Armstrong will be featured in Norwich game lol

                3. NateDog
                  • 1 Year
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  Hassenhuttl presser is later today, should know then

                4. Goonsquad245
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  He's in training, so yes.

                  Whether he starts or not is a different question.

                5. tokara
                  • 7 Years
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  Broja trained

                  Soton fans love him, see twitter

                  There u go, your answer

                  1. mentaculus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    I also expect he'll start if fit. Armstrong did his usual thing of getting lots of shots off but turning out a bit wasteful

                    1. NateDog
                      • 1 Year
                      22 days, 15 hours ago

                      Glad I didn't punt on him before the Leeds game, watched MOTD at the weekend and he gets lots of shots off but they all seem to be from difficult angles or 20-25 yards out and a bit wild

              5. The White Pele
                • 4 Years
                22 days, 15 hours ago

                Coady to James worth a hit?

                1. TheBiffas
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    nope.

                  • BERGKOP
                    • 10 Years
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    Maybe but be prepared for the highs and lows of James ownership

                  • mentaculus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    If you want some fun highs & lows rather than a reliable sub

                2. Jdpz
                  • 1 Year
                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                  Buy Sanchez or Guaita?
                  Raya Out

                  1. BERGKOP
                    • 10 Years
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    Sanchez

                  2. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    Close to coin toss territory

                    I"d would just go Sanchez. Argument for Guaita is that Brighton defenders are perhaps more appealing if you want to avoid a double up.

                    Palace I suspect could also switch to a back 5 fairly imminently which would be unknown territory.

                3. TheBiffas
                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                    Anyone going without brentford attackers? I don't see the appeal in selling the likes of antonio / raphinha for them.

                    1. Hansel
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      22 days, 15 hours ago

                      Between Gallagher and Mbeuemo for me but that's for Benrahma, not worth ditching Antonio/Rap IMO unless you need funds

                      1. TheBiffas
                          22 days, 15 hours ago

                          Yeah exactly. If I had Armstrong / Benrahma / Sarr I might look to replace them with brentford attackers but not for Antonio / Raph.

                      2. I am 42
                        • 8 Years
                        22 days, 15 hours ago

                        will Rap miss a game after IB?

                        if so I think it's worth to sell him for Mbeumo

                        1. TheBiffas
                            22 days, 15 hours ago

                            If so I can play Livramento.

                          • NateDog
                            • 1 Year
                            22 days, 15 hours ago

                            No, Brazil play their last game on Tuesday

                        2. NateDog
                          • 1 Year
                          22 days, 15 hours ago

                          I already have Toney but can understand not wanting to get rid of performing players for Brentford assets. But they play the two worst teams in the division next, that combined have conceded 48 goals in just 10 games. Could be missing out

                          1. TheBiffas
                              22 days, 15 hours ago

                              If you already have Toney that's great.

                              1. NateDog
                                • 1 Year
                                22 days, 15 hours ago

                                I have Raphinha and Antonio too and personally I wouldn't sell either this week too, Leicester are awful at the back and Antonio is Antonio, he might have tough fixtures but West Ham are 4th and he has the 2nd highest pts in FPL for a reason

                          2. Bertonian
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            22 days, 15 hours ago

                            Got both but if they blank against Norwich I’m done with them

                            1. TheBiffas
                                22 days, 15 hours ago

                                Fair enough.

                            2. tokara
                              • 7 Years
                              22 days, 15 hours ago

                              I am gg to sell Mbeumo to ESM, i think norwich is slowly getting better

                            3. noquarternt
                              • 6 Years
                              22 days, 15 hours ago

                              I’m going without. Very little appeal when so many defenders and mid priced attackers are performing.

                            4. mentaculus
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              22 days, 15 hours ago

                              I'm on Toney til 16/17 then switching back to Antonio. Still fairly optimistic he can outscore Mick for that period but I can understand getting cold feet on the move after last week

                          3. FPL Doctor
                            • 7 Years
                            22 days, 15 hours ago

                            Start 2:

                            A) Cancelo
                            B) Duffy
                            C) Antonio
                            D) Livra

                            1. Goonsquad245
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              22 days, 15 hours ago

                              Definitely C

                              Close between A and B

                              Not D.

                              1. TheBiffas
                                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                                  Really? I fancy a newcastle goal, and Livramento could give Matt Targett nightmares.

                                  1. Goonsquad245
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 5 Years
                                    22 days, 14 hours ago

                                    I think Brighton defence is still far better than Southampton, and Newcastle attack is worse than Villa's.

                                    Think that outweighs any attacking threat considerations

                              2. TheBiffas
                                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                                  Definitely C then it's tricky between A and D, i'm still undecided myself

                                • Totalfootball
                                  • 4 Years
                                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                                  B and C

                              3. Ohh1454
                                • 3 Years
                                22 days, 15 hours ago

                                Is it time to ship Azpi ? Feels sideways moving him to James but will Azpi even play at the weekend ?

                                1. Root
                                  • 10 Years
                                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                                  Yeah, I shipped Azpi for James a few days ago before the price change. Not exactly sideways for me as I'll probably need the 0.3m spare for future moves.

                              4. dunas_dog
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                22 days, 15 hours ago

                                Who is priority to bring in between

                                A Jota
                                B Son ( already have Kane)

                                1. TheBiffas
                                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                                    Neither really. If i had to choose, B

                                  • BrockLanders
                                    • 6 Years
                                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                                    A

                                2. unitednations
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 9 Years
                                  22 days, 15 hours ago

                                  best combo for next few gw's

                                  A: Muembo + Foden + Kane
                                  B: Son + Foden + Jimenez
                                  C: Muembo + Son + Vardy

                                  The other 4 attackers are
                                  Salah Raphinha XXX
                                  Antonio Toney XXX

                                  1. Hansel
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 11 Years
                                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                                    C

                                  2. TheBiffas
                                      22 days, 15 hours ago

                                      B by far

                                  3. Gudjohnsen
                                    • 4 Years
                                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                                    A. Benrahma to Jota
                                    B. A.Armstrong to Toney

                                    1. Hansel
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 11 Years
                                      22 days, 15 hours ago

                                      Depends on bench if Armstrong misses out but if a decent backup I'd do A

                                  4. cigan
                                    • 3 Years
                                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                                    Would you do Sarr to ESR/Mbeumo/Gallagher or save to have 2 transfers available after internationals?

                                    With Jota in my team and now basically a confirmed starter this round, I'm starting to think I might be better off long term if I just save

                                  5. SMOOTH
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 11 Years
                                    22 days, 15 hours ago

                                    should i bring in james for jansson for free?

                                    i know its a simple question but jansson is one of my subs

                                    with the move i will be benching one of james, chilwell, foden, antonio, cancelo, mbuemo every week (either voluntarily or forcefully)

                                    1. mentaculus
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      22 days, 15 hours ago

                                      I love James but in your position I'd say no to adding another rotation risk at expense of a reliable sub