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FPL Gameweek 36 team news, injury latest and predicted line-ups: Friday updates

We’ve got all the key team news and injury updates from all the Premier League pre-match press conferences ahead of Double Gameweek 36.

It’s a big round, containing 16 matches, 12 teams playing twice and no blanks. Five managers spoke to the media on Thursday – those of Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and Watford – and you can read all the headline news from those pressers via this link here.

For much more detailed information, check out our Predicted Line-ups page and Injuries and Bans feed.

GAMEWEEK 36 TEAM NEWS – FRIDAY

ARSENAL

Owners of centre-back Ben White are no closer to finding out whether he’ll participate against Leeds United, having missed last weekend’s win because of a hamstring issue. Out for the final weeks are Kieran Tierney (knee) and Thomas Partey (thigh).

“Ben White is still in contention, he needs to train tomorrow to make sure that he is available to play. For the rest, no news, everybody should be OK and ready to play.” – Mikel Arteta

MANCHESTER CITY

Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Kevin De Bruyne‘s withdrawal on Wednesday night was tactical, rather than injury-related. He’s waiting for news on Kyle Walker (ankle) and John Stones (muscle) but Aymeric Laporte (cramp) should be fine.

CHELSEA

Saturday comes too soon for N’Golo Kante (knock) and Jorginho (knock), alongside long-term absentees Callum Hudson-Odoi (achilles) and Ben Chilwell (knee). Illness ruled Andreas Christensen and Ross Barkley out of Sunday’s defeat to Everton but could make the squad this time.

“For N’Golo [Kante], it comes a little bit too early, the match. Jorgi is out as well. Callum [Hudson-Odoi] is still out, Ben Chilwell is still out. That’s pretty much it, the rest is available.” – Thomas Tuchel

MANCHESTER UNITED

Harry Maguire (knee) is set to return from a three-game absence for the Red Devils’ trip to Brighton. Meanwhile, there are doubts over Eric Bailly (back) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (knock), whilst Marcus Rashford has been ruled out because of bronchitis.

Also missing is Jadon Sancho (tonsilitis), Luke Shaw (leg) and Paul Pogba (calf).

“Harry [Maguire] is back in training. He trained the whole week, since the [first] or the second day after the Brentford game. So, he will be available for tomorrow and be part of the group.” – Ralf Rangnick

LIVERPOOL

Jurgen Klopp has an almost fully-fit squad for Liverpool’s Double Gameweek matches against Tottenham Hotspur (H) and Aston Villa (a). It’s just Roberto Firmino (foot) causing a headache.

“He’s back in training, so now we have to make a decision about that. The foot thing didn’t let him do a lot, we had to let it settle. Now we have to make sure he has a few proper sessions. It might be possible that it makes more sense to train through the weekend, a big step closer for Tuesday, for example.”

EVERTON

Richarlison was withdrawn with cramp during the latter stages of the win over Chelsea. Additionally, Frank Lampard believes that the Brazilian forward’s recent ankle strain is still manageable. Donny van de Beek (groin), Andre Gomes (groin), Ben Godfrey (thigh), Andros Townsend (knee) and Nathan Patterson (ankle) remain injured.

“Richarlison is a bit sore from the ankle he twisted at Liverpool, that’s been around since then, but hopefully he will be fine. We’ve had a pretty good week, a bit of recovery time for the lads. A couple of little niggles but hopefully we’ll be the same as we were.”

LEICESTER CITY

Wilfred Ndidi and Ryan Bertrand both have knee injuries but Jamie Vardy played all 90 minutes of the defeat to Roma, as he regains match fitness.

ASTON VILLA

Popular cheap midfielder Jacob Ramsey is “a big doubt” for Saturday’s trip to Burnley. According to Steven Gerrard, this is one of several issues that have developed over the week. Leon Bailey was taken off early against Norwich City last week with an ankle problem, whilst Kortney Hause (abdominal) remains unavailable.

“[We’ve had] a few disappointing situations that we’re going to have to deal with in the next 24 hours. Leon Bailey won’t make the game. He left the pitch last week and unfortunately this game will come too soon. We had an issue in training with young Jacob Ramsey as well, so we’re analysing his situation and he’s a big doubt as we stand.”

However, Morgan Sanson (knock) is back in training and will return to the matchday squad.

NEWCASTLE UNITED

An unexpected boost was revealed in this week’s training pictures, showing both Callum Wilson (calf) and Kieran Tripper (foot) back with the first team. There’s even “a good chance” that Wilson makes the squad at Manchester City, with Trippier slightly further behind in his recovery.

Elsewhere, Ryan Fraser (hamstring) likely won’t be risked again this season and there’s uncertainty over Fabian Schar (foot).

“We hope he’ll be back available but he’s not trained yet. He got a knock on the top of his foot so went for a scan after the Liverpool game because it was swollen. Fortunately, there was no fracture.” – Eddie Howe on Fabian Schar

LEEDS UNITED

Jesse Marsch has given an update on the broken leg suffered by Stuart Dallas during the 4-0 defeat to Man City.

“He had a successful [but long] surgery [around] five and a half hours. The outcome was very positive and they say it will be a long, but a full recovery.”

He remains “cautiously optimistic” that Patrick Bamford will return imminently, with Tyler Roberts (hamstring), Adam Forshaw (knee) and Crysencio Summerville (ankle) “heading in the right direction”.

Liam Cooper (knee) and Diego Llorente (knock) are back in training.

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

Speaking on behalf of Bruno Lage was Tony Roberts, as the head coach has caught COVID. Roberts confirmed that Nelson Semedo (hamstring) and Max Kilman (knee) are out for the season. Midfielder Daniel Podence (foot) will be assessed.

WEST HAM UNITED

The Hammers have a quick turnaround from Thursday night’s defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt but David Moyes has acknowledged that his side need to win games in order to have another European adventure next season. Craig Dawson returns from suspension, with Angelo Ogbonna (knee) the only known injury.

“I think we’re okay. There are a couple of niggles, but overall everybody’s okay.”

BRENTFORD

Thomas Frank says that Ethan Pinnock (hamstring) and Sergi Canos (hamstring) aren’t quite ready to return for Brentford against Southampton tomorrow. Regarding the others, both Zanka (thigh) and Frank Onyeka (ankle) are likely done for the season, although Saman Ghoddos (ankle) could appear.

CRYSTAL PALACE

Almost nothing to worry about for Patrick Vieira, with just Nathan Ferguson (hamstring) ruled out for this weekend.

“Everybody trained this week and the only one [out] is Nathan Ferguson who is following his individual training on the field. Hopefully, he’ll train with the group before the end of the season.”

NORWICH CITY

The season is over for Josh Sargent (ankle) and Kenny McLean (foot), joining Adam Idah (knee), Ozan Kabak (hamstring) and Andrew Omobamidele (back) on the sidelines. Sargent made a brief return last week but subsequently suffered a recurrence.

Dean Smith has also ruled Christoph Zimmermann (groin) out of the Canaries’ Double Gameweek.

“Kenny [McLean] and Josh [Sargent] are out for the rest of the season. Like Andrew [Omodambiele] and Adam [Idah], they will work to get ready for pre-season. Zimmermann is still out with a groin problem.”


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883 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Catastrophe
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Advice greatly appreciated! On BB, 1FT, 1.9 ITB.

    Schmeichel, Foster
    Cancelo, James, Robertson, Matip, White
    Salah, Son, Coutinho, Kulusevski, Saka
    Watkins, Pukki, Broja

    A - White & Broja -> Laporte/Dias & Nketiah
    B - Coutinho & Broja -> Foden & Nketiah
    C - Something Else

    Thinking A - prefer Foden to Laporte/Dias but no FH for DGW37 so probably makes sense to hold Coutinho for his DGWs?

    Cheers

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Can you just do Broja to Nketiah?

      1. Catastrophe
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers. I can, but really don't want to head into the DGW with only Cancelo from City.

    2. Malinwa
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      A for me!

    3. JollyGoodYellows
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      A

    4. nico05
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      A

    5. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      A

    6. Catastrophe
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Cheers all

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

      definite A for me,

  2. Malinwa
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Any news yet on White? Is he fit?

    1. Catastrophe
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Arteta's presser is in ~30 minutes...

    2. Goonerly
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      With all the times you've asked this question here, surely you could have tried figuring it out yourself?

      Artetas presser starts soon, as has been announced earlier, so we won't know until then.

    3. The Train Driver
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Arsenal insider claims Ben White is a major doubt for the Leeds game.

      https://www.justarsenal.com/arsenal-insider-claims-key-player-is-a-major-doubt-for-leeds-clash/309459

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

      You have asked this numerous times - you know the answer - just wait!

    5. Wenger's Puffer Jacket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      I'm an Arsenal fan and White holder; I guarantee he won't play both games.

  3. rozzo
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Hows this free hit looking?

    Schmeichel
    TAA Matip Cancelo Laporte Alonso
    Salah KDB Son Saka
    Nketiah

    Ward Dennis Gordon Broja

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Nice

    2. Visionaries
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Almost identical to mine, so excellent.
      Only difference is I'm going Kulu and Richarlison over Son and Nketia

    3. footballcandy
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Like a template! 🙂 GTG

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

      Could get Richarlison (if you wanted) by moving Dennis & Broja to Leeds FWD fodder...?

      Or upgrade Matip - do understand why you haven't gone for Robbo though.

      You'll get at least 1 game out of the rest so no reason to have so much money on the bench.

  4. Fake Madrid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Got a free hit left, what should I do keep or do some changes to the team below?

    Schmeichel

    Robertson James TAA (vc) Matip

    Mount Kulusevski Havertz Son (c) Maddison

    Kane

    Subs: Raya White Mateta Broja

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Very decent team if you do decide to hold onto the FH. You certainly wont lose any ground, you may even gain some...

    2. Not again Shirley
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Problem is you don’t have Salah or any City coverage at all. Risky.

  5. Fit_to_drop
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Who gets more minutes of these two, and is it close?

    Alonso / Reece James

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

      If I had to guess, Alonso

    2. nico05
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Both imo

    3. SonnyPikey
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Chelsea have cup final 3 days after leeds game so doubt they''ll both play both games.

    4. JollyGoodYellows
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Schemeical Ramsdale
      TAA Cancelo Robbo Alonso Schar
      Salah Mount Saka Kulu Ramsey
      Kane Broja Cucho

      On a BB, best option here?

      A) Schar + Mount + Broja + Cucho > Laporte + Gordon + Pukki + Nketiah (-8)
      B) Schar + Ramsey + Kane + Broja + Cucho > Laporte + Gordon + Jesus + Pukki + Nketiah (-12)

      1. SonnyPikey
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Ramsey prob out so get rid

          1. JollyGoodYellows
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Is he worth the -4 to get rid though?

        • Catastrophe
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          A of those. Need either Son or Kane.

          1. Catastrophe
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Although if on BB try to work Ramsey out for Gordon

      2. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        With FH & TC both still available is it madness to TC this week instead of free hit considering I have 11 players on double's?

        1. The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          If anything, its madness that you still have TC. Play it already!

        2. Fit_to_drop
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          FH I think. More chances in the 11 to get it right. Get it on the wrong captain, and the TC could be expensive in a week where lots of others will be green arrow

          1. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            That was my concern with it

        3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Depends on the players but considering you have the usual suspects, TC this week.

          1. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Cheers for your replies guys. I think other than city cover I do

      3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Does it look alright?

        Schmeichel
        Dias Matip Alonso
        KDB Mahrez Salah Diaz Son
        Richarlison Nketiah

        Lewis Greenwood Williams Johnson

        Thanks!

        1. rilo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Looks Great

        2. Catastrophe
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Very good!

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

          nice

        4. Not again Shirley
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          That’s a free hit if ever I saw one.

      4. BBC_TF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Hello. advice welcome. I am on a FH 36. 30k OR and chasing.

        Schmeichel
        TAA Cancelo Alonso
        Salah KDB (c) Mount Saka
        Jesus Richarlison Nketiah

        Bench: Steele Gordon Holgate Williams

        Some thoughts:
        -KDB cap: feels like the best differential vs people who will cap Salah or wont be able to get KDB in without a FH
        -Robbo: starting to feel he could get rested
        -Mount: surely now they need to protect and play him
        -Jesus: massive rotation risk. Am I crazy?

        1. Reacher
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Good team and i agree if chasing (as you are) KDB is the g to capt option,

          Im looking at Jesus as well although tempted to play a strong back 4 instead or 3 up front

        2. Paul Psychic Octopus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          On your points:

          - KDB is my captain, but he looked tired on Weds night.
          - I'm pretty sure Robbo will get a rest, it's not as if Tsimikas has let Liverpool down when he's played
          - You would think plays only one game before the FA Cup final. But it's not impossible (albeit unlikely) that both Arsenal and Spurs both overtake them for a CL place.
          - He is a risk, but City score so many goals it might be worth taking. Other option would be to play 3-5-2 and upgrade a midfielder?

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

          Wouldn’t go with Mount though, would rather have Maddison

      5. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Hi Guys,

        Would you do Söyuncu (EVE / NOR) to Matip (TOT / avl) for -4 even if you won't play him after this GW?

        Söyuncu likely to only play EVE.

        Thoughts...?

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

          i would sell soyuncu but matip may rotate with konate one game

          1. Big_Andy_GAWA
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Do you think he will? I'm not so sure.

            1. The Mentaculus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Expect he'll play both

          2. Ruinenlust
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            No he won’t

        2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Won't

        3. Reacher
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Yes i would

        4. Paul Psychic Octopus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Why do you think Soy Boy plays one one game?

          1. Big_Andy_GAWA
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            You think he'll play Norwich after Leicester have exited Europe...?!!?

        5. The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Maybe if you played Matip in 37-8, but probably not for just one week (assuming Soy gets one start in either game)

          1. Big_Andy_GAWA
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            I could play him over Weghorst (NEW) in 38. Hmmmm.

        6. The Knights Template
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          No

          1. Big_Andy_GAWA
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Surely Klopp keeps with his same defensive pairing that has served him well in the league?!

        7. Kun Tozser
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Spurs will score

          1. Big_Andy_GAWA
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            What about Villa? I don't expect Söyuncu to net me more than 2 points if truth be told, but ya never know. Would you take a hit, Kun?

      6. Reacher
        • 12 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        2 free transfers, decided I'm taking a -4, which 3 players are better to bring in?

        A, Ederson, James & Jesus

        or

        B, Nketiah, KDB & Alonso

        Thanks in advance

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B

        2. rilo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B

        3. nico05
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B. KDB could be gold

        4. Reacher
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Cheers all, i thought it was close but I guess KDB swings it for most

        5. The Knights Template
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B

        6. Paul Psychic Octopus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B

      7. Paul Psychic Octopus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Any < 4.7m Defender worth a -4 hit for Ashley Young?
        Playing BB.

        Don't fancy Spurs keeping a clean sheet in either game, but 2 x 2pts covers the hit.

        A. Dier
        B. Davies
        C. Tomiyasu
        D. Ake
        E. Colgate (have Pickford)
        F. Keep Young

        1. rilo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          C

        2. The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Go for Sessegnon if you getting Spurs defender - at least he looks like getting an attacking return

        3. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Aké, perhaps?

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

        Hi

        Current team
        Ramsdale
        White James TAA Cancelo
        Son Coutinho Jota Saka Sterling
        Weghorst

        Dubravka ASM Schar Broja
        1FT 1.7 itb

        I think i Should get Salah but who Should i sell? Additonval founds i will get by downgrading ASM.
        Sterling, ASM, Coutinho -> Salah, Greenwood (Leeds), Foden
        Or Sell Jota to Salah by downgrading Weghorst and ASM?
        Both-8
        FH GW 37

        1. nico05
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          -8 is very hefty for one week

        2. Reacher
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Id go the Jota to Salah option

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

        Which combo scores more this gameweek?

        A) Dias Martinelli
        Or
        B) Gordon Nketiah

        1. Malinwa
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          A

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

          Dias is City Dias 🙂

        3. The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          A

        4. Kun Tozser
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B

      10. Malinwa
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Best 5.6 defender?
        A) Cash
        B) Gabriel
        C) other ?

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

          Matip

        2. Kun Tozser
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Matip

          1. Malinwa
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Already have 3 pool players :/

        3. Kun Tozser
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          One of the Everton boys for set pieces against Leicester

          Or get 0.1 for Alonso

      11. Ruinenlust
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Will Gerard try to get a result against Pool or will he let them win?

        1. Kun Tozser
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          He’ll try and keep the score sown

          1. Kun Tozser
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Down

        2. Union_Jacks
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Ridiculous to suggest an employed manager will send out his team to lose

        3. The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Seriously? Even if he supports Liverpool in the title race, he's going to have a hard time convincing his players to just roll over for them

          1. tokara
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Many ways to skin a cat

            1. The Mentaculus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Pray tell? Putting Danny Ings in goal probably isn't going to work either...

              1. tokara
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Villa lost Ramsey and Bailey, plan is good well from i can see lol

                1. The Mentaculus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Aha, suspected training shenanigans!

            2. Crunchie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Is Zouma playing 🙂

        4. Wenger's Puffer Jacket
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Yes off course, makes perfect sense. In the dressing room he'll just say "Lads, play really badly so they win, cheers." and that's it. Job done. No doubt he'll use his remote control from the dugout though - for the microchips implanted in the players' heads - just to make double sure they follow his orders though.

      12. CRAZY TRAIN
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Current team for GW36, with a FH and 1.1m itb. Planning to FH GW38.

        Ramsey
        TAA Matip Cash Cancelo Alonso
        Salah* Son Gordon
        Kane
        (Toney Ramsey fodder)

        Options under consideration:
        a) Son > KDB (for this gw only, and revert back to Son for GW37)
        b) Toney > Rich
        c) Cash > Laporte/Dias (not sure on this one with Villa gdw 37)
        d) Ramsdale > Kasper
        e) Roll the FT

        Any feedback on my options is greatly appreciated.

        1. The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Missing a midfielder? Also, out of interest, what's the difference between yout current team & ideal FH38?

          1. CRAZY TRAIN
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Oh yes, Oops! Saka is my 4th mid, thanks for pointing that out.
            I haven't really worked on a GW38 draft if I am honest. My GW strategy was dependent largely on the City double, and GW37 would have been best for my team set up. As it is its GW36 and given that I can put out 11 decent DGW'ers already don't feel a FH this week is necessary. So for me currently GW38 appeals, but it could well change and 37 could come back in to play. Therein is another reason to use my FT this gw, to mitigate against the risk of losing it on a FH

      13. grennans2
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Which do you think is the better option here? A or B? (2FT, planning to FH37)

        A) Mount & Kane > Salah & Nketiah
        B) Robertson, Mount & Kane > Matip, Salah & Jesus (-4)

        Ramsdale
        TAA - Robertson - James - Cancelo - Laporte
        Son - Kulu - Saka - Mount
        Kane

        Dubravka - Gordon - Weghorst - 4.5

      14. 1justlookin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Last dilemma on my FH team -

        Mount
        OR
        Maddison

        1. Fit_to_drop
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          I would be tending towards Mount

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

          Mount

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

          Maddison

      15. Fit_to_drop
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        I have 1m left to spend on this FH team if I want to
        Trying to crack top 100k

        Schmeichel
        VVD Laporte Alonso Matip
        Son KDB Saka Salah
        Jesus Richarlison

        McGovern Gordon Kelly Richardson

        Suggestions?

      16. RealSocialDads
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Have 1 FT and FH next week, on BB:

        A. Mount -> Saka
        B. KDH -> Gordon

        Team is:

        Schmeichel Foster
        TAA Alonso Cancelo Cash Davies
        Son Salah Mount Foden KDH
        Dennis Nketiah Pukki

        1. Fit_to_drop
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B of those 2

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

          A

      17. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Riyad Mahrez.

        + 24 goals in all comps
        + On pens
        + Taken off after 84 mins in the Madrid game
        + Plays for the champions
        + NEW/wol are the fixtures

        - He might be rotated for one of the games.

        I'm gonna do it. It just makes sense to take this risk. If he gets 25 points we'll all look back and say it was so obvious to get him.

        1. Echoes
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          I went Foden because of funds. He's definitely a great option this GW.

        2. Wenger's Puffer Jacket
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          So by your logic you think he's gonna get 25 pts from one game?

          1. No Need
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            2 games

            1. No Need
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Such a thing as being subbed on and scoring

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

            I didn't say he was gonna get rotated. Just that he might.

            It's worth the risk imo.

        3. Firminoooo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Im doing Sterling to Mahrez. Could even end up captaining him.

        4. CRAZY TRAIN
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          If you need to take risks to gain ground in your ML, or ranking then yes I think its a decent move. I'd like him in my team, but no clear routes in for him.

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

          Like it, wish I could get him in.

        6. Baines on Toast...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          I could do Castagne > Tsimikas (play Cash) to fund Coutinho > Mahrez (-4). Tempting!

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

          i am thinking so too

          Was all week going to do Son to KDB (and transfer back) with Werner to Richlison for a -4.

          Now thinking Coutinho to Mahrez instead.

          I think Mahrez as more chance of playing twice now, after CL exit.

          Man City has to win the league now. Possibly less Pep rotation??

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

            Do it! Be brave. Unless Pep drops a bomb I'm gonna go there.

            1. Corgz Dark side of the Loon
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Would you do Mahrez over KDB ??

        8. Holmes
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          More likely to say why did I go there again

        9. MyNameIsRedRo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 3 days ago

          I really like it - the way it falls for me is I pretty much have a straight up choice between KDB and Mahrez so going with KDB - The difference between the two doesn’t afford me to do anything different like Richarlison over Nketiah. If it falls well for you though I think it’s great. The fixtures remaining are the sort of fixtures City are going to need him

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

          Had him since my GW34 WC so hopefully he gets some returns now, has done nothing for me the last 2 weeks.

          Same with Coutinho too. If he didn’t have a DGW I’d have shipped him out this week.

      18. Echoes
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Rep

        Captain:

        A: Kane
        B: Cancelo
        C: Richarlison
        D: Foden
        E: Saka

        1. RealSocialDads
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B

        2. Fit_to_drop
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          A really of that bunch but i might be too safe. He could get a pen in the tough game

        3. nolard
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          E, C

          1. nolard
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            meant e, b

        4. The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          No Salah/Mané/KDB/Son?

      19. nolard
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Werner - keep or move?
        Will involve a hit.

        1. Echoes
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Don't sell for a hit imo

          1. nolard
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            cheers

        2. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          if thie hit is for Richalison, i would do it (I am)

          1. noissimbus
              3 months, 3 days ago

              What's up with Rich being a doubt in FPL? Anything to be concerned about?

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

          So many options with 2 FT 🙂
          What would you do here?

          2 FT 0.0 ITB, FH in GW37.

          Ramsdale
          TAA Cancelo James
          Salah Saka Kulusevski Martinelli Mount
          Kane Weghorst

          Foster Broja Schar Doherty

          A) Doherty, Mount Weghorst to Laporte, Gordon and Richarlison-4 and bench Martinelli
          B) Doherty to Laporte and Weghorst to Fodder
          C) Martinelli Weghorst to Gordon Nketiah
          D) Kane Mount Doherty to Richarlison Son Laporte -4

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

            D for me

        4. The-Red-1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          With Ramsey potentially out, Gordon or Dewsbury-Hall?

          1. Il Capitano
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Gordon

        5. Flynny
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Hi....which of these sound best please? Happy to gamble a little. Fh37

          A....havertz kane to kdb Richarlison

          B.....sa havertz kane to Ederson mahrez richarlison - 4

          C.....rudiger havert kane to laporte kdb Richarlison

          Thanks

          Sa (dubravska)
          Taa vvd cancelo rudiger (schar)
          Salah havertz saka kulu (ramsey)
          Kane pukki (broja)

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

            A for me

        6. Corgz Dark side of the Loon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Guys.Would you take Mount out for Mahrez ??

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

            For free, yes

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

            Yes but only if you have 4 other incredible options.

            I'm likely going Salah, Foden, Saka, Mount, Mahrez midfield.

            1. Cojones of Destiny
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              why not kdb over foden?

        7. PScholes18
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          BB team A or B:

          Basically Kdb and Watkins vs Son and Jesus. Will FH in 37.

          A:
          Schmeichel - Foster
          James - TAA - Matip - Cancelo - Royal
          Salah - Son - Gordon - KDH - Kulu
          Richarlison - Pukki - Jesus

          B:
          Schmeichel - Foster
          James - TAA - Matip - Cancelo - Royal
          Salah - KdB- Gordon - KDH - Kulu
          Richarlison - Pukki - Watkins

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

            A

          2. Fit_to_drop
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Slight edge to A

            1. PScholes18
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Thanks both of you. Sticking to my original plan then.

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

          After the ins and outs of the UCL SF's I am asking if any FFS managers would consider swapping Salah with KDB for GW 36 for a -4 hit.

          I have no City coverage and would still be left with VVD..

          I'm thinking there is likely to be rotation for Klopp's forwards in view of the unprecedented Quad being still on, and this may rob Salah of minutes.

          -4 though ????

          Cheers
          HH