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FPL Gameweek 35 Scout Picks: Kane returns as one of three premium attackers

We have chosen our best Fantasy Premier League (FPL) players for Gameweek 35 ahead of Saturday’s deadline.

The final selection is partly based on the Scout Squad consensus picks but midweek minutes, budget and updates from the pre-match press conferences are all factored in, too.

We line up in a 4-4-2 formation this week and, as ever, are limited to £83.5m for our first XI.

Our four substitutes, meanwhile, are always cherry-picked from the cheaper crop of players, not to serve as bench fodder or to make the budget up to £100m but rather to give some alternative, viable options who don’t cost as much as some of the names in our line-up.

GOALKEEPER

Notorious xG underachievers Brighton and Hove Albion have made a habit out of impressing neutrals while simultaneously flattering to deceive in the FPL world. And here we are again when we should know better, lured to the rocks by some impressing underlying numbers. Albion have delivered two clean sheets in five matches since the international break and turned in very solid showings against the two north London clubs and even Manchester City, who struggled to break the Seagulls down initially. One of the best teams in the division for expected goals on target conceded (xGOTC) since the resumption in play in Gameweek 31, Brighton will be facing a Wolves side who are bottom for xG in the same timeframe. With Bruno Lage’s side devoid of the creativity of Ruben Neves (£5.2m) and Daniel Podence (£5.5m), we back Robert Sanchez (£4.6m) this week.

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669 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Louis99
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    What do we think of Raph + Toney > Zaha + Weg for 2FT ?

    FH36 so only planning for 35, 37, 38.

  2. Sal8
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Wc team with bb gw36. Thoughts?

    Foster
    Taa cancelo james laporte marip
    Salah saka son coutinho
    Watkins
    Subs - schmeicel dennis nketiah Gordon

    Gw36 - son + watkins to kdb + pukki

    Any.changes ud make?

  3. In a Rush
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Play?
    A.mateta
    B.pukki
    C. Ramsey
    D. Emerson royal

    Cheers good luck

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B

      1. In a Rush
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Cheers, even though I’m playing cash?

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          In that case A

  4. Firmino
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Havertz to Foden or save?

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Save

    2. West End Exile
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Just done it, Havertz likely to be rested.

    3. Zaruto
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 19 days ago

      Yes do it

  5. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Very dull question but who first on bench if Havertz doesn't play:
    A) Elanga
    B) Jay Rodriguez (flagged, but trained today and it's Watford!)

    1. OptimusBlack
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B

    2. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      A

    3. Hits from the Bong
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B
      Burnley playing to stay up, Man Utd doing all they can to avoid qualifying for the Europa or the Conferenvce

    4. gart888
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Unfortunately if Havertz doesn't start you probably get 1 point from him.

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Yep!

  6. Ruinenlust
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Currently have Cash, Coutinho and Richarlison.

    Get Ramsey or Gordon?

    1. Hits from the Bong
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Ramsey for this week, Gordon after

      1. Ruinenlust
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        For this week and next

  7. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    More likely to start this gw - havertz or Werner?

    1. In a Rush
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Havertz imo

  8. Ruinenlust
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    For 35 and 36: Son or KDB?

  9. melvinmbabazi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Get Cash this week and bench Weghorst or save ft and play Weghorst?

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Save

  10. MountainBeach
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Still got my WC left. Should I just use it now? Season's almost over lol

  11. Norco
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Who to start this week:

    1. Weghorst
    2. Pukki

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Weggy

  12. KeanosMagic
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Made a huge mistake putting my trust in Jesus, haven't I?

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Seems like it is predicted to be Sterling + Grealish and one of Foden or Jesus

      2. NorCal Villan
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Millions have made that mistake

          1. ZimZalabim
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            I just burst out laughing

            1. NorCal Villan
                3 months, 20 days ago

                ‘Twas my goal 😎

        • OptimusBlack
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Maddison > Kulu
          Yaaay maybe a good punt
          Naaay :/

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Coutinho?

            1. OptimusBlack
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              But it's for -4

        • WibblesTeam
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Schmeichel
          Trent Robbo Cancelo Cash
          Salah Saka Kulu Foden
          Kane Nketiah

          Foster - Pukki Davies Gordon

          G2G? Set for BB36 FH37

        • FPL_Crisis
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Come at me with your transfer suggestions. Really stuck for ideas!
          Do I Roll for bb36 or am I going to cop rotation?
          Feels like it’s a good time to attack but where to start?
          Werner out (I do like Toney for 36/38). Cucho will go next week
          Havertz and Madds where to go with FH37 in mind
          TIA folks

          Schmeichel
          Robbo Laporte Matip Dias
          Salah Saka Sterling Havertz
          Pukki Werner
          Foster Maddison White Cucho

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Werner + Cucho to Watkins + Nketiah?

            1. FPL_Crisis
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Decent shout!
              I was going to do Cucho move next week with more info on Nketiah.
              Watkins I might wait for on FH37. Toney has SOU LEE in 36/38 it’s whether he can get anything vs United this week

              1. Sun Jihai
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Yeah Toney is a decent shout actually
                I've kind of ignored him because of no DGWs, but the fixtures to end the season are nice and Man Utd have kept 2 clean sheets in the last 3 months (and none for the last 8!)

        • C_G
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Should I roll or use FT?

          0 ITB. have BB left

          Schmeichel

          TAA Robbo Alonso

          Maddi Salah Mount Ramsey Saka

          Kane Weg

          Carson Toney Schar Amartey

          1. OptimusBlack
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Roll

          2. luk46
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            start Toney over Ramsey/Maddison and roll

        • Clintymints
          • 13 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Salah or KdB cap?

          Emerson over Laporte?

          1. Connor's Calling
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 13 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Salah

            Laporte

        • Hits from the Bong
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Broja+Martinelli to Pukki+Gordon?

          Gives me:

          Foster (Dubravka)
          TAA Robertson Alonso Coady (Schar)
          Salah Son Saka (Havertz Gordon)
          Kane Pukki Mateta

          1. luk46
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            would rather get better gk or sell Coady tbh

        • Ragabolly
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Risers: Luis Díaz (8.0) Watkins (7.5) Pukki (6.1) Cash (5.3) Davies (4.5)

          Fallers: Maddison (6.9) Wood (6.6) Kulusevski (6.3) Keane (4.6) Sánchez (4.5) Kayembe (4.5)

          1. GreennRed
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Cheers Ragabolly.

          2. Hits from the Bong
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Cheers

          3. OptimusBlack
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Cheers :*

          4. Simon69
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Cheers and balls

          5. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Thanks... Wood drops twice in a row

            1. ZimZalabim
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              so is that good or bad for Lumberjacks ?

              1. King Carlos
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 19 days ago

                I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay.

                1. Zogzeg
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 19 days ago

                  Suspend us!

                2. Twisted Saltergater
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 13 Years
                  3 months, 19 days ago

                  You work all night and you work all day?

          6. Norco
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Yikes I had exact cash for Coutinho and Pukki in for Kulu and Wood out.

            Would have been a 0.3 swing if I didn't pull the trigger.

          7. sulldaddy
            • 12 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Shouldve bought Cash

            1. SonnyPikey
                3 months, 19 days ago

                Lol Wood chopped

          8. AK_FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Thoughts on this plan? GW36 BB, GW37 FH

            GW 35: Weghorst + Doherty > Pukki + Matip (-4)
            GW 36: Dubravka + Broja > Foster + Dennis (-4)

            Current team:

            Ramsdale
            Robbo - Cancelo - Alonso
            Salah - Mount - Maddison - Kulu - Saka
            Kane - Weghorst

            (Dubvravka; White, Broja, Doherty*)

            1. Hits from the Bong
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Yeah looks good

            2. Forgetmeknot
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              I know why to get your doublers for bb, but double Watford, one Norwich and a rotation risk Liverpool player for -8 doesn’t feel worth it

          9. luk46
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            what would you do?
            A - start Raphinha, save ft
            B - Cash for -4, bench Raphinha

            1. GreennRed
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              A

            2. Hits from the Bong
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              A

            3. ZimZalabim
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              A

          10. Monya Meow Meow
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Current team:

            Foster
            TAA Cancelo Cash
            Mount Saka Son Salah (C)
            Dennis Pukki Werner

            Kasp Royal Mitchell Gordon

            A) Gtg
            B) Werner > Watkins

            1. ZimZalabim
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              B

            2. L S P
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              B or C) Mount->Cout

            3. Monya Meow Meow
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Thanks both, keen to keep at least 1 CHE player and most likely to be Mount.
              Just saw Watkins rise by 0.1 lolz!

          11. Smokey_Lowkey
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            We thinking Kane or Salah captain..?

            1. ZimZalabim
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Kane imo

          12. Disturbed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Cap mane or kdb? Leaning towards mane as he may get more minutes than kdb this gw.

            1. ZimZalabim
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              yeah id lean towards Mane as well but its a tough one

              you always seem to have such tough 50/50 calls to make

          13. RyanMK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Start Weghorst or Ramsey?

            1. ZimZalabim
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Ramsey

          14. ZimZalabim
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Team is

            Foster
            Trent Cancelo Laporte Alonso
            Salah Sterling (C) Jota Havertz Mount
            Dennis

            Schmeichel Pukki Nketiah Davies

            Thinking havertz to Coutinho or Saka for my FT

            Is my team selection and bench order alright ??

            1. L S P
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Havertz to Cout

              Eddie over Dennis (Bench: Dennis Davies Pukki)

          15. CoracAld2831
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Please pick one & lose one in each question:

            Pick one:

            A: Saka
            B: Coutinho

            Lose one:

            A: Havertz
            B: Mount

            1. ZimZalabim
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              lose havertz and I am stuck on the other question myself.

              Are you FH in 37 ?

              1. CoracAld2831
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Very likely.

                1. ZimZalabim
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  I'm FH37 so im leaning towards Havertz to Saka because over 35 and 36 he just edges it.
                  Coutinho has a better fixture this week but 36 looks tough for a return and with 37 not in the mix It just makes Saka a better long term option.
                  Coutinho has City in 38 as well which is another big reason against him

            2. L S P
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              BB

            3. NorCal Villan
                3 months, 20 days ago

                AA

            4. GunnersQ
                3 months, 20 days ago

                GTG?

                Foster
                TAA Cancelo Cash Alonso
                Salah Son Saka Mount Coutinho
                Watkins

                Schmeichel Dennis Fofana Nketiah

                1. Sun Jihai
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  I'd move Nketiah up the bench, good chance he starts and West Ham defence lacking centre backs

                  1. Sun Jihai
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    p.s. is that team a WC? It's incredibly good this week!

                    1. GunnersQ
                        3 months, 20 days ago

                        Cheers!

                        Yes it's my WC team this week and then bench boost WK36

                  2. ZimZalabim
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    really good team

                    GTG and yeah id move Nketiah up one spot at least

                    1. GunnersQ
                        3 months, 20 days ago

                        Thanks

                  3. Muscout
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Bb36 FH37

                    Which one to bring in this week for Doherty

                    A) Robbo
                    B) Cancelo

                    1. Sun Jihai
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      B

                    2. ZimZalabim
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      B he had a forced rest this past week so shd start most if not all games from now on
                      Robbo is due one rest at least

                    3. linkafu
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      B

                  4. WibblesTeam
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Schmeichel
                    Trent Robbo Cancelo Cash
                    Salah Saka Kulu Foden
                    Kane Nketiah

                    Foster - Pukki Davies Gordon

                    G2G? Set for BB36 FH37.

                    1. ZimZalabim
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      GTG