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FPL Gameweek 37 team news, injury updates and predicted line-ups

We’ve got all the key team news and injury updates from all the Premier League pre-match press conferences ahead of Double Gameweek 37.

It’s a big round, containing 12 matches, five teams playing twice and a blank for Manchester United. Only one manager spoke to the media on Thursday – Newcastle United‘s Eddie Howe. Ralph Hasenhuttl won’t hold a presser before the deadline because Southampton aren’t in action until Tuesday.

Furthermore, it is currently unknown when Arsenal‘s Mikel Arteta will face the media, as the Gunners only played last night and won’t again until Monday.

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

A round-up with Az and Neale can also be viewed below:

GAMEWEEK 37 TEAM NEWS – FRIDAY

LIVERPOOL

Speaking ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea, Jurgen Klopp only passed comment on Fabinho‘s hamstring injury. The rest of his squad is available, including Roberto Firmino (foot).

“He will definitely be back for the Champions League final, before we will see. We don’t know.” – Jurgen Klopp on Fabinho

CHELSEA

For the Blues, Callum Hudson-Odoi (Achilles) and Ben Chilwell (knee) remain injured, although there is a chance that both Mateo Kovacic (ankle) and N’Golo Kante (knock) will make the Wembley showpiece.

“There is no new injury but heavy pain and was heavily swollen. We’re hoping that maybe time is enough, that he makes it. We will try in training and then we will know more about it.” – Thomas Tuchel on Mateo Kovacic

MANCHESTER CITY

Back to Premier League action, Pep Guardiola will make a late decision on whether Aymeric Laporte can play. A rough challenge from Raul Jimenez hurt the centre-back’s knee but the situation isn’t helped by the other defensive injuries to Ruben Dias (hamstring), Kyle Walker (ankle) and John Stones (muscle). The trio will miss the season’s final days. There is also doubt over Fernandinho (muscle).

“[Laporte] is in treatment, two days. We will see tomorrow, which players can play on Sunday. Until the day of the game we will not be able to decide.” – Pep Guardiola

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

Antonio Conte’s post-match quotes were embargoed from last night. Upon release, he has revealed that Cristian Romero missed out with a hip injury, joining Sergio Reguilon (groin), Matt Doherty (knee), Japhet Tanganga (knee) and Oliver Skipp (groin) in the treatment room.

“Sergio [Reguilon] is out and not available for the rest of the season as there are 10 days left. It’s the same for Romero, he’s not available because he received a hit on his hip at the end of the game v Liverpool.”

Additionally, Conte reassured fans that neither Son Heung-min nor Dejan Kulusevski‘s second-half substitutions were due to injury.

“I wanted to give him and Deki [Dejan Kulusevski] a bit of rest because on Sunday it will be a sporting war. So to rest players for 20 to 25 minutes was important for us.”

ASTON VILLA

Steven Gerrard doesn’t think Ollie Watkins‘ ankle issue is problematic but admits he hasn’t trained since the midweek defeat to Liverpool. With mid-table security going into these final two Gameweeks, it’s hard to say how many minutes the forward will play.

At least their cheap midfielder Jacob Ramsey (knock) is back for the Double Gameweek against Crystal Palace and Burnley, although Leon Bailey (ankle) and Kortney Hause (abdominal) are out.

“Ollie [Watkins] hasn’t trained yet since the game but he’s still got a chance to be involved. We’re hoping he’s going to take part in tomorrow’s session. He’s got a knock on his ankle. I don’t think it’s too serious. All being well, he’ll be available. Jacob [Ramsey] is back in the group, he’s trained for the last couple of days and is looking good. So, that’s a big positive for us. Buendía left training yesterday but [worked] today.”

EVERTON

Heavy investment has gone into Everton assets for a pair of home matches against Brentford and Crystal Palace. Fabian Delph (muscle) has been added to their injury list, which also contains Yerry Mina (calf), Andros Townsend (knee) and Nathan Patterson (ankle).

Either Sunday or Thursday should see a return for both Donny van de Beek (groin) and Ben Godfrey (thigh).

“Fabian [Delph] won’t be fit for the game against Brentford, we’ll see for the rest of the season. It’s a small muscle injury. Ben Godfrey is very close, he’s possibly going to be in the squad. Donny van de Beek is getting closer, I’d like to think he might be involved on Sunday – if not, on Thursday.” – Frank Lampard

WEST HAM UNITED

David Moyes says that Said Benrahma is doubtful, after following up his two goals at Norwich City by hurting his ankle. With Angelo Ogbonna (knee) a long-term absentee, the only other injury-related news from Moyes is that Michail Antonio (knock) and Craig Dawson (calf) should be fine to play.

“Saïd [Benrahma] is a bit of a question mark. He’s out doing some light jogging so maybe not as bad as we thought, but I’m not quite sure if he’s fit. We’ll see tomorrow. It’s an ankle injury.”

LEEDS UNITED

Both Double Gameweek 36 outings brought a red card for Leeds United, with Luke Ayling and Daniel James both suspended for the weekend. There is good news for Raphinha and Jack Harrison, as they should be passed fit to face Brighton and Hove Albion.

The season is over for Stuart Dallas (leg), Adam Forshaw (knee), Tyler Roberts (hamstring) and Crysencio Summerville (ankle) but possibly not for Patrick Bamford (foot).

“Jack Harrison, with the contusion, looks positive, like he should be in training tomorrow and be ready to go. Raphinha is fine. Patrick Bamford – it’s a little bit too early to tell where he’s at” – Jesse Marsch

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

Their opponents should have the same group available as last Saturday’s 4-0 win over Manchester United. That means Jakub Moder (knee) is out and it’s probably the same for Enock Mwepu (groin) and Jeremy Sarmiento (hamstring).

“Enock [Mwepu] did a little bit today but Sunday will come too soon. Jeremy [Sarmiento] is making progress but I think we will have the same group as we had against Manchester United.” – Graham Potter

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

Max Kilman (knee) is expected to return for the start of next season, whilst Nelson Semedo (hamstring) has undergone successful surgery that should also heal by August. Meanwhile, Daniel Podence (foot) is unlikely to take part against Norwich, with Romain Saiss (knock) also missing.

LEICESTER CITY

Very little to report from Brendan Rodgers, who expects Wesley Fofana (calf) to return at Watford on Sunday. Just like before, the main injuries are to Wilfred Ndidi (knee), Ricardo Pereira (thigh) and Ryan Bertrand (knee).

BURNLEY

Matej Vydra managed to play 60 minutes at Watford with a torn anterior cruciate knee injury. He has since had reconstructive knee surgery, ending his season abruptly. Mike Jackson also has Ashley Westwood (ankle) and Johann Berg Gudmundsson (calf) out, although there is hope that Jay Rodriguez (hamstring), James Tarkowski (hamstring), Ben Mee (leg) and Jack Cork (knock) can get minutes during the Clarets’ Double Gameweek clashes.

“Jack Cork is back training today. Tarky [Tarkowski] we’re still waiting on with his hamstring. J-Rod [Rodriguez] is out running, Ben Mee is starting to do some running as well. Vydra has had to have a knee operation.” – Mike Jackson

BRENTFORD

After missing the last four matches with a hamstring injury, Thomas Frank has confirmed that Sergi Canos is available for the trip to Goodison Park. Yet Ethan Pinnock (hamstring), Zanka (thigh) and Frank Onyeka (ankle) will all miss out for the Bees. Hope remains that Saman Ghoddos (ankle) could participate at some point.

CRYSTAL PALACE

James McArthur (calf) and Nathan Ferguson (hamstring) won’t be taking part in the Eagles’ Double Gameweek 37 trips to Aston Villa and Everton. There are question marks over whether Marc Guehi (ankle) will play but Patrick Vieira did not mention goalkeeper Vicente Guaita, who missed out last weekend.

NORWICH CITY

Dean Smith says that he will have the same squad as at Leicester City, with no new injuries. Josh Sargent (ankle), Kenny McLean (foot), Adam Idah (knee), Ozak Kabak (hamstring) and Andrew Omobamidele (back) are out for the season, with a thigh injury keeping Mathias Normann on the sidelines. The match against Wolves also comes too soon for Christoph Zimmermann (groin).

WATFORD

A series of problems have plagued Roy Hodgson’s squad over the last week. He has confirmed that Watford will be without Emmanuel Dennis, Ismaila Sarr, Juraj Kucka and Imran Louza due to knee injuries, whilst Kiko Femenia and Joshua King are still ill.

A start is unlikely for Cucho Hernandez (hamstring) and Tom Cleverley (knock) but at least they can welcome Hassane Kamara back from suspension.


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681 Comments Post a Comment
  1. cescpistols111
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    Thoughts on this FH team? 0.1 ITB.

    Schmeichel
    Rudiger Cancelo Cash
    Salah KDB Son Zaha Gordon
    Ings Richarlison

    Carson Tsimikas Kelly Richardson

    1. antis0cial
      • 6 Years
      10 days, 11 hours ago

      I wouldn't have Rudi on FH. Rather have Pickford over Schmeichel, rest is good

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 11 hours ago

      If you want a differential you can do better than Rudiger imo.

      But I wouldn't differentiate there anyway. Go Digne.

  2. Stimps
    • 8 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    On FH

    A) TAA, Gordon
    B) Matip, Maddison

    1. simong1
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 11 hours ago

      A for me

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 11 hours ago

      A

  3. simong1
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    A or B on FH?

    A)

    Pickford
    Myolenko - Cash - Clyne (Amartey, Tsimikas)
    Son - KDB - Diaz - Zaha (D. Luiz)
    Kane - Vardy - Richarlison

    B)

    Pickford
    TAA - Myolenko - Cash (Tsimikas, Kelly)
    Son - KDB - Diaz - Zaha - Maddison
    Kane - Richarlison (Richardson)

    1. antis0cial
      • 6 Years
      10 days, 11 hours ago

      A

  4. LangerznMash
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    I've got 10 players on double fixtures this week. Does my team look stronger than the scout pick 'bus team'?

    Pickford
    Digne, Cash, Mykolenko
    Coutinho (C), Zaha, Maddison, Barnes
    Vardy, Kane (only single GW), Richarlison

    Subs: Gunn, Sterling, Firpo, Ait Nouri

    All my eggs in the Villa/Everton/Leicester basket!

  5. antis0cial
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    FH. Basically Anderson KDB vs Maddison Ings

    A)
    Pickford
    Cash Digne Anderson Myko
    Salah Son Zaha KDB
    Kane Rich

    B)
    Pickford
    Cash Digne Cancelo(or Myko)
    Salah Son Zaha Maddison
    Kane Ings Rich

  6. Malinwa
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    Thought on my FH team please.
    gtg?

    Pickford
    Digne - Robertson - Cash
    KDB - Salah - Son - Zaha - Gordon
    Ings - Richarlison(c)

    McGovern - Tsimi - Amartey - Richardson

  7. Jet5605
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    Best option for BB this week: Will FH in 38 so these transfers are essentially one week punts. 0.3 ITB

    A - Mitchell > Holgate
    B - Mitchell, Cancelo & Dennis > Digne, Holgate & Ings for -8
    C - Other suggestion?

    Schmeichel
    TAA - Cancelo - James
    KDB - Mount - Son - Saka - Maddison
    Richarlison - Dennis

    Foster - Mateta - Mitchell - Schar

  8. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 11 hours ago

    Nathan Ferguson OUT of the DGW.

    1. SonnyPikey
        10 days, 11 hours ago

        All our plans ruined so

      • Stimps
        • 8 Years
        10 days, 11 hours ago

        There goes my TC

      • Wheyyyy
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 11 hours ago

        been holding him since GW1 2020/21 season so this really buggers my BB plans

    2. the_dazzler
      • 12 Years
      10 days, 11 hours ago

      Anything about Guaita?

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          10 days, 11 hours ago

          No respect for the FPL world

      1. SonnyPikey
          10 days, 11 hours ago

          I can't play it

      2. wulfrunian
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 11 hours ago

        Best defender up to 4.6 for gw37+gw38?

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          10 days, 11 hours ago

          Sessegnon?

        2. melvinmbabazi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          10 days, 11 hours ago

          Emerson Royal

        3. wulfrunian
          • 5 Years
          10 days, 10 hours ago

          cheers

      3. SonnyPikey
          10 days, 11 hours ago

          Pool and Chelsea quite vulnerable to rotation/injury with games 3 and 4 days after final so use your transfers wisely.

          1. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            10 days, 11 hours ago

            120 minutes tomorrow and transfer plans could get very interesting.

            1. Twisted Saltergater
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              10 days, 11 hours ago

              Pulled the trigger on Salah to Son last night. He’s killing me.

        • melvinmbabazi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          10 days, 11 hours ago

          Would you do salah out for son ?
          Have no chips
          1 FT
          0.1m ITB

          Schmeichel
          James Robertson Alonso Cancelo Cash
          Salah Saka Havertz Barnes
          Kane

          Ramsdale Ramsey Nketiah Pukki

          Cheers

          1. klopptimusprime
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            10 days, 11 hours ago

            If ever there was a time to do the move it would be now, if there's nothing else pressing go for it!

        • klopptimusprime
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          10 days, 11 hours ago

          Can just stretch to this FH and think its almost perfect bar lack of Zaha

          Schmeichel
          Cash | Digne | Mykolenko
          Salah | KDB | Son | Grey
          Vardy | Richarlison | Watkins

          3.9 | Brownhill | 4.0 | 4.0

          Thoughts?

          1. The Mentaculus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            10 days, 11 hours ago

            Preferred earlier version

            1. klopptimusprime
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              10 days, 11 hours ago

              realised I was 0.7 Short from that draft as fpl.team stuffed up

              could swap Castagne to Andersen/Holgate/Keane an go that route tho

              1. The Mentaculus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                10 days, 11 hours ago

                Yeah Castagne would be my choice to downgrade if slightly short of budget

              2. noissimbus
                  10 days, 11 hours ago

                  Don't forget Tsimikas! Cheapest defender as fodder at 3.7.

              3. klopptimusprime
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                10 days, 11 hours ago

                cheers!

            2. Stimps
              • 8 Years
              10 days, 11 hours ago

              Very nice, who's your captain?

              1. klopptimusprime
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                10 days, 10 hours ago

                Currently out of anyone in front 3, hoping pressers will give some clarity

          2. SonnyPikey
              10 days, 11 hours ago

              Not really feeling the Zaha love on here. Palace haven't a good away record.

              1. MARVELLUS
                • 12 Years
                10 days, 11 hours ago

                Zaha has scored 6 in last 7 away games

                1. SonnyPikey
                    10 days, 10 hours ago

                    so blank this gw

              2. Holmes
                • 8 Years
                10 days, 11 hours ago

                Give me some Guehi!

                1. klopptimusprime
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  10 days, 11 hours ago

                  injury news?

              3. dshv
                • 4 Years
                10 days, 11 hours ago

                FH37.

                Pickford
                Taa cancelo cash
                Zaha gordon Kdb Son(c) Salah
                Ings Richarlison

                What to change ??

                1. Twisted Saltergater
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 12 Years
                  10 days, 11 hours ago

                  Ings(c)?

                2. mdm
                  • 10 Years
                  10 days, 11 hours ago

                  Richa (c)?

              4. leo_messi
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                10 days, 11 hours ago

                Any news from Gerrard (Ramsey news mostly)?

                1. SonnyPikey
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    Ramsey out

                  • Skonto Rigga
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 4 Years
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    That'll arrive about 2-ish. With Villa, the quotes only emerge an hour after the pressers take place.

                2. mdm
                  • 10 Years
                  10 days, 11 hours ago

                  Bench one:

                  A. Alonso (LEI)
                  B. Davies (BUR)
                  C. TAA (sou)

                  1. Rainer
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    Maybe Davies? He might come in for one of the other two anyway.

                3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                  • 5 Years
                  10 days, 11 hours ago

                  Any news on why Krul did not play the last game?

                  1. Rainer
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    Not sure but I watched the highlights vs West Ham and he was absolutely awful on every goal.

                    1. noissimbus
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Gunn looked good in last game. Could oust Krul for remaining games.

                  2. sirmorbach
                    • 5 Years
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    Please rate my FH team?

                    Pickford
                    Robertson, Cash, Clyne
                    Salah, KDB, Son, Zaha, Maddison
                    Ings, Richarlison

                    Tsimikas, Zinchenko, fodder

                    1. Twisted Saltergater
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 12 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      You have the obvious suspects, the rest is in the laps of the fpl gods

                      1. sirmorbach
                        • 5 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Appreciate it!

                    2. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      I'd go Mykolenko over Clyne. Why would you buy Zinchenko and then have him be a sub?

                      1. sirmorbach
                        • 5 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Many thanks, sir

                  3. adstomko
                    • 5 Years
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    Hi folks, who would you recommend changing in this squad for GW37? (1.8m ITB)


                    Trent, Van Dijk, Cancelo
                    KDB, Son, Coutinho, Saka, Gordon
                    Weghorst, Nketiah.

                    Have Thiago Silva on the bench too. Weghorst to Richarlison (C) is on my mind. Any other ideas?

                  4. cutch
                    • 7 Years
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    On a FH:

                    Pickford*
                    Robertson, Digne*, Cash*
                    Son, KDB, Maddison*, Zaha*
                    Kane, Ings*, Richarlison*
                    Subs: 3.9 GK, Brownhill, Amartey, Tsimikas
                    0.8 ITB

                    A) GTG, save
                    B) Maddison/Zaha -> Luis Diaz/Jota (downgrading Robertson to VVD/Matip)
                    C) Robertson -> Mykolenko

                    Cheers

                    1. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      No Son on FH :O You're crazy! Watch his reaction after being subbed last night... That is a man who wants goals!

                      1. Men in green tights
                        • 3 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        He has son in team

                      2. cutch
                        • 7 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        I've got him...

                        1. Camzy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          10 days, 11 hours ago

                          Oh it's Salah you don't have....

                          Not for me either.

                          He's the golden boot leader playing the team with the worst xGC in the last 6 games.

                    2. Men in green tights
                      • 3 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      C is what I've got , suspect Liv will concede , toss up between KDB and Salah as suspect everyone is going KDB because of last game but I've gone Salah .
                      Not sure if that helps but overall seems a bit like most free hit teams
                      Cheers

                  5. niaz1982
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    10 days, 11 hours ago

                    What happened to Watkins??

                    1. mdm
                      • 10 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      He is Ok

                      1. The Ilfordian
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Bad for Coutinho?

                      2. SonnyPikey
                          10 days, 10 hours ago

                          Ollie Watkins hasn't trained all week on doctor's orders. He's going to try and train tomorrow and Gerrard is hopeful he can play some part vs Crystal Palace.

                      3. AC/DC AFC
                        • 6 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        A knock

                        1. niaz1982
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          10 days, 11 hours ago

                          I transferred him in before the game he got a knock annoyingly, worth keeping him as he was playing as my only striker!!!

                    2. grooveymatt65
                      • 8 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      hey guys this is my team:

                      Pope Jakupovic

                      TAA Laporte Alonso White Saiss

                      Salah Gordon Maddison Coutinho Brownhill

                      Kane Watkins Richarlison

                      0.9 itb 1ft

                      Literally no idea guys other than taking Laporte out to generate funds elsewhere.... Im bench boosting this week as well

                      1. Laporte, Jakupovic and Coutinho to Pickford, Digne and Andersen for -8

                      2. Laporte, Jakupovic and Saiss to Digne, Pickford and Andersen for -8

                      3. Laporte, Jakupovic, Kane and Coutinho to Digne, Schmichael, Ings and Son for -12

                      4. Laporte, Jakupovic and Coutinho to Cash, Pickford and Zaha for -8

                      5. Other

                      thanks 🙂 🙂

                      1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Yer, Laporte to Clyne/Mykolenko/Cash/Digne could help you upgrade Brownhill to Zaha, which would make the BB stronger.

                        I'd focus on swapping out Laporte, Janku, and Brownhill. Maybe to one of those defenders I mentioned, Zaha, and Pickford? Not sure if the £ works out.

                        1. grooveymatt65
                          • 8 Years
                          10 days, 10 hours ago

                          Not sure if money can get me that far although good idea haha

                    3. sirmorbach
                      • 5 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      A. Coutinho, Kane
                      B. Salah, Richarlison

                      1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Do you have Son? B if so. Probably still B if you don't haha.

                      2. cutch
                        • 7 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Can you find a way to have both Kane and Richarlison? If not, maybe A, just. Not sold on Coutinho, but Kane and Son are hungry.

                      3. Bavarian
                        • 4 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        B

                    4. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      So far, so template FH, right? Kane is a kneejerk inclusion after last night. Without him, I had TAA over Matip and both Diaz & Jota. Thoughts?

                      Pickford
                      Matip; Cash; Clyne
                      Son; Diaz/Jota; KDB; Zaha
                      Kane; Ings, Richarlison

                      (Steele; Gordon; Jansson; Coady)

                      1. The Mentaculus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        If you downgrade the bench slightly, can you still afford Jota & Diaz in place of Zaha (or Richarlison)? I'm warming to that double up. Firmino is somehow in the FFS predicted lineup but since he hasnt even played a single minute off the bench yet I cant see him starting. So I'm assuming Diaz/Jota/Salah for Saints now.

                        1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          10 days, 10 hours ago

                          Yah, I've gone back on my Firmino punt. I could get both if I took out Zaha or Richarlison. I'd probably take out Richarlison. for this:

                          Pickford
                          Matip; Cash; Clyne
                          Son; Diaz; Jota; KDB; Zaha
                          Kane; Ings

                          (Steele; Sanchez; Jansson; Richardson)

                      2. The Mentaculus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Here is what I'm on:
                        Pickford
                        Robertson Cash Digne
                        Son KDB Jota Trossard Olise
                        Kane Vardy

                        Either that, or Olise & Vardy - Diaz & Ings. What do you reckon?

                        1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          10 days, 10 hours ago

                          1) Thinking that Robertson has had his rest?

                          2) Villa double def is bold!

                          3) Diaz & Ings for me (though Vardy bagging two is an annoying complication haha and the fixtures look good). Can you get Diaz and Vardy; maybe via Robbo to Matip?

                          4) Not liking Zaha punt? I've seen you saying you're a fan of Olise. Also Trossard is a great punt.

                          1. The Mentaculus
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            10 days, 10 hours ago

                            Cheers!

                            1) Yep, should start regardless of FA Cup mins I think.

                            2) I think Burnley will be desperate for a point & like the CS prospect there more than Everton's. So I'm thinking 8pt floor, and not bad chance of 2nd CS or attacking return bumping that into the 15-18pt range.

                            3) I'm gonna keep swinging back & forth on this.... But contrary to popular opinion, I think Vardy might start at Watford & Ings might be rested for Burnley (for City 2 days later).

                            4) Zaha is perhaps the obvious choice. I just love watching Olise so its a fun punt for me

                            1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              10 days, 9 hours ago

                              Sound thinking re: 1 & 2

                              Yah the Vardy pick is tricky. If I were more confident he'd start, I'd pick him. Is there a chance his return gets managed? Or has that already been happening? Hmm just went and looked at his minutes - three partial games and yesterday was first full start. Not a bad shout then... Do you think Ings gets rested with Watkins a doubt?

                              Ha love the fun pick - it's about time someone had some fun playing FPL!

                              1. The Mentaculus
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                10 days, 9 hours ago

                                With Vardy, I think the only problem is the Thursday night - Sunday afternoon turnaround between Chelsea & Southampton. Looks pretty sharp so I think he can play more than 1 of the 3 remaining fixtures, but not Che & Sou. So therefore he starts Watford? Its either flawless logic or overthinking...
                                Same issue for Villa with Burnley Thurs, City Sunday. Gerrard would love to upset City & hand Liverpool the title so surely wants his 1st 11 then. And if its too much for Ings to play all 3, and he has to start Palace in Watkins' absence, Burnley would be the game he's likely rotated for.

                    5. Wag the Drog
                      • 10 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      No one is doing Holgate in their FH team?

                      1. Rainer
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Pickford looks the standout keeper and people are hesitant to double up defensively or prefer LWB Myko or Gordon alongside Richarlison.

                        1. cutch
                          • 7 Years
                          10 days, 11 hours ago

                          This. To double Everton defence, Myko is a more popular option now.

                          1. Wag the Drog
                            • 10 Years
                            10 days, 11 hours ago

                            got it. can't afford Myko in my side:

                            Pickford
                            Robbo-Cash-Holgate
                            Son-KDB-Salah-Maddison-Zaha
                            Rich-Ings

                            1. cutch
                              • 7 Years
                              10 days, 11 hours ago

                              Is it a FH? If you eventually wanted Myko over Holgate, maybe you could downgrade Robbo to VVD or Matip.

                    6. Bavarian
                      • 4 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      Can I log off?

                      Pickford
                      Van Dijk-Cash-Digne
                      Salah-Son-KDB-Maddison-Zaha
                      Ings-Richarlison (C)

                      1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        Yer, looks good. Bold C choice, too, I like it.

                        1. Bavarian
                          • 4 Years
                          10 days, 11 hours ago

                          Cheers mate

                          1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            10 days, 11 hours ago

                            On reflection, on slight issue could be double AVL defence? Maybe one of Cash or Digne and then Clyne or Andersen?

                            1. Bavarian
                              • 4 Years
                              10 days, 11 hours ago

                              Have Clyne 1st on bench, I could swap him to someone, let's see what happens till Sunday...

                      2. pingissimus
                        • 3 Years
                        10 days, 10 hours ago

                        Thumbs up from me

                    7. Atimis
                      • 5 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      KDB or Kane?
                      Salah or Mane?
                      Maddison or Trossard or other?

                      Will probably (c) Son or some DGWer.

                      1. Bavarian
                        • 4 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        KDB-Salah-Maddison

                      2. Atimis
                        • 5 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        KDB over Kane as would (c) Son anyway so spread the risk?

                      3. Men in green tights
                        • 3 Years
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        I've gone
                        Kane
                        Salah
                        Madison
                        And captain is rich
                        Cheers

                    8. cutch
                      • 7 Years
                      10 days, 11 hours ago

                      Which are the best 2 options out of these 3?
                      A) Maddison
                      B) Zaha
                      C) Diaz/Jota

                      1. BECKS TO THE FUTURE
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        10 days, 11 hours ago

                        B and whomever doesn't start the FA Cup? That's what I'm doing anyway. Or I might have both Diaz and Jota if I go without Kane.