FPL

The FPL players who could change position in 2022/23

The relaunch of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) for 2022/23 will see the usual price swings for various players based on last season’s performances but will also feature positional reclassifications for a handful of them.

In this article, we’ll outline the case for or against a change of position for a number of assets whose Fantasy classifications have been widely discussed recently.

We should stress that this is purely educated guesswork on our part and is based on how FPL have gone about classifying players previously.


READ MORE: When might FPL relaunch for 2022/23?


HOW FPL CLASS PLAYERS

As a rough guide, FPL tend to classify players using the following criteria:


DefendersCentre-backs, full-backs, wing-backs (eg in a 3-4-3/3-5-2)
MidfieldersCentral/defensive midfielders, number tens, wingers/wide-midfielders, players on either flank of a front three
ForwardsLone strikers, strikers who play in a two-man attack, the central striker in a three-man frontline

So forget what you might think about heatmaps, shot counts, penalty box touches and Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-min sharing the Golden Boot: starting position on a teamsheet has traditionally been pretty much all that matters for the folk at FPL Towers, whether you agree with that or not. Only with a revamp of the above criteria will we see Son and Salah become forwards, as the vast majority of their appearances in 2021/22 were as ‘wingers’ on paper.

The positional classifications are also typically based on what each player in question has done in the previous season alone. For example, Stuart Dallas was recategorised as a midfielder a year ago after spending most of 2020/21 playing in the middle of the park.

There are a number of players who may not have done enough to warrant a change this time around: for example, you’d probably expect Richarlison to play the majority of 2022/23 on the left flank if Dominic Calvert-Lewin stays fit but the bulk of his run-outs last season came up front and FPL have traditionally looked backward rather than forwards with their positional groupings.

DIOGO JOTA

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  • FPL position in 2021/22: Midfielder
  • Possible FPL position in 2022/23: Forward
  • Chance of FPL position change: Likely

Diogo Jota may not only get a modest price rise this season but he is also very likely to get a positional change.

He was almost exclusively used as Liverpool’s starting centre-forward in the first half of 2021/22 and while he was more of a utility player after New Year, dividing his game-time across the frontline, he still ended up featuring centrally in not far off two-thirds of his Premier League run-outs across the season.

Eleven of his 15 league goals last season came when starting as a central striker.

A total of 29 points would have been initially shaved off his total FPL score for goals and clean sheets had he been listed as a forward in 2021/22, although he would have recouped – by our calculations – 13 extra bonus points to partly compensate.

That would have seen him end up on 159 points, enough to finish as the joint-second highest-scoring alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.

KAI HAVERTZ

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  • FPL position in 2021/22: Midfielder
  • Possible FPL position in 2022/23: Forward
  • Chance of FPL position change: Likely

With the returning Romelu Lukaku largely underwhelming on the pitch and doing his best to alienate anyone associated with Chelsea off it, Thomas Tuchel frequently turned to Kai Havertz to lead the line for the Blues last season.

Havertz’s first stint as the spearhead of the Chelsea attack from Gameweeks 9-16 wasn’t exactly a roaring success, with his failure to deliver any sort of return in the 7-0 thrashing of Norwich City – a match he was widely captained in – earning him Fantasy infamy.

Covid and cup-related postponements then kept him off the FPL watchlist until Double Gameweek 28, when he burst back onto the scene with a brace against Burnley.

The win at Turf Moor cemented Havertz’s place as Tuchel’s first-choice option up top, and he went on to score six goals in his final eight league starts as a nominal centre-forward.

Just over 60% of Havertz’s league appearances for Chelsea came when playing through the middle, a number similar to Jota.

The German would have lost 18 clean sheet/goal points had he been a forward but earned an estimated 10 extra bonus points.

PHIL FODEN/GABRIEL JESUS

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  • FPL position in 2021/22: Midfielder/Forward
  • Possible FPL position in 2022/23: Forward/Midfielder
  • Chance of FPL position change: Doubtful

FPL listing Phil Foden as a forward would really set tongues wagging.

In fairness, he made more Premier League starts as the nominated central Manchester City striker (false nine or otherwise) than even Gabriel Jesus in 2021/22.

But the England international made as many league appearances in other positions (14) as he did through the middle of the season just gone, again using Transfermarkt as a guide.

He indeed finished the campaign mostly operating on the left flank, with Jesus returning to a more central role.

Perhaps if we think of positional changes like VAR: is there a ‘clear and obvious’ excess of appearances as a striker for Foden? The answer is probably no.

And while what we said in the introduction is true about FPL tending to be more reactive than proactive, there’ll surely be a subconscious thought towards Erling Haaland’s imminent arrival at the Etihad.

Jesus is worth mentioning in this section, too.

The Brazilian’s game-time was divided almost equally between centre-forward and right-winger in 2021/22, although his final five starts through the middle may well have put any thoughts about a positional change on ice.

Stuart Dallas

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  • FPL position in 2021/22: Midfielder
  • Possible FPL position in 2022/23: Defender
  • Chance of FPL position change: Likely

The cult Fantasy hero from 2020/21 was reclassified as a midfielder a year ago but, if regular starting position is the deciding factor, he will return to being a defender after spending much of the campaign at full-back.

Interestingly, though, Leeds boss Jesse Marsch has recently gone on record to say that the Northern Ireland international is better as a ‘number six’ – so he could end up being a £4.5m ‘out of position’ FPL prospect once again, eligible for full clean sheet points while operating further forward.

We won’t see him for a while, however, as he is not expected back from injury until November.

OTHER LIKELY CHANGES

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  • Joelinton (Forward to Midfielder): Converted into a central midfielder by Eddie Howe after dropping back in a deeper role to help 10-man Newcastle United in Gameweek 14.
  • Jordan Ayew (Forward to Midfielder): Almost exclusively used as a right-winger by Patrick Vieira during 2021/22.
  • Allan Saint-Maximin (Forward to Midfielder): Used virtually exclusively as a left-winger by Eddie Howe upon his appointment as Newcastle United manager in Gameweek 12.
  • Rodrigo Moreno (Forward to Midfielder): Rodrigo’s run-outs as a bona fide central striker were outnumbered by his appearances as a number 8/10 under Marcelo Bielsa and Jesse Marsch.
  • Hwang Hee-chan (Forward to Midfielder): Around two-thirds of the South Korea international’s appearances for Wolverhampton Wanderers came on the left flank.
  • Cheikhou Kouyate (Defender to Midfielder): Along with Dallas and Saint-Maximin, he will have a swift reversion to his original FPL position after a brief change in 2021/22. Virtually all of his Premier League appearances last season came in central midfield.

OTHER POSSIBLE OR LESS LIKELY CHANGES

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  • Daniel James (Midfielder to Forward): The Welshman was increasingly used through the middle by both Marcelo Bielsa and Jesse Marsch as the season dragged on, with Patrick Bamford unable to return to any sort of sustained fitness. Across the whole of the campaign, however, the former Manchester United winger spent a similar amount of time operating out wide or in ‘the hole’, which could nix any positional reclassification.
  • Bryan Mbeumo (Midfielder to Forward), Yoane Wissa (Midfielder to Forward), Sergi Canos (Midfielder to Defender): We’ve grouped these three Brentford players together as they’re pretty much in the same boat. For much of 2021/22, Thomas Frank opted for a 3-5-2 with Mbeumo up top alongside Ivan Toney – Wissa used as back-up off the bench – and Canos operating at wing-back. Positional changes to a forward, a forward and a defender respectively beckoned for the trio as a result but their manager stumbled on a winning formula in Gameweek 28 when he reverted to a 4-3-3, sticking with that shape for much of the run-in. All three players were predominantly used as wingers thereafter but it remains to be seen if that tactical tweak comes too late to change the minds of the Fantasy position-makers at ISM.
  • Solly March (Midfielder to Defender): Graham Potter’s regular shape-shifting in between and during games sometimes makes it difficult to pin Brighton down to a recognisable formation. Nevertheless, March spent a significant amount of time at wing-back in 2021/22, so could be in line for a positional change.
  • Leandro Trossard (Midfielder to ??): The Belgian played all over the park in the season just gone, frequently featuring as a central striker in the first half of 2021/22 but ending the campaign at wing-back in the 3-5-2 set-up Graham Potter seemed to have settled on. There were plenty of run-outs as a left-winger or a number 10 in between, however, so FPL may decide to simply leave him be.

Have we missed any others in the above article? Let us know in the comments below.


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192 Comments Post a Comment
  1. RedRo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    21 days, 10 hours ago

    Cracking save from Pickford

  2. DavidBW
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    21 days, 10 hours ago

    How is it with all that England midfield talent, none of them hardly score

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      21 days, 10 hours ago

      Germans have the ball.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        21 days, 10 hours ago

        Scrap that.
        Germans have Neuer.

    2. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      21 days, 10 hours ago

      Still young, give them time. Rice 23, Bellingham 18, Mount 23, Saka 20. Could all be in the U23s.

      The only real goalscorers in this side are the two senior attackers, Kane 28 and Sterling 27.

      Not sure this side is ready to win a trophy, but give it time to mature.

      1. DavidBW
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        21 days, 9 hours ago

        Mount, Foden and Grealish too. None of them score enough.

  3. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    21 days, 10 hours ago

    Walker is so important to this side. Terrific performance.

  4. Milkman Bruno
    • 1 Year
    21 days, 10 hours ago

    27 goal Tammy should get a run out…

  5. DavidBW
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    21 days, 9 hours ago

    Kane about to beat stat padder Rooneys record v soon.

    A much better player too IMO

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      21 days, 9 hours ago

      If only Rooney had 50% of Cristiano Ronaldo's work ethic he would have been England's greatest.
      Stella's and chippy cought up with him and he fell of the top prematurely.

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        21 days, 9 hours ago

        Rooney suffered with mental health problems for a while towards the end of his career.

        But in his prime he had extraordinary work ethic. He'd pop up at LB making a tackle, and then be scoring a goal 6 seconds later. He was everywhere.

        Legendary player. The first player in my Premier League XI.

        1. DavidBW
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          21 days, 9 hours ago

          Rooney not even in the top 5 prem strikers.

          1. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            21 days, 9 hours ago

            I consider him more as a 10, or a support striker. I like
            to separate the support players like Bergkamp and Rooney from the goalscorers like Shearer and Aguero. For me, Rooney is the best in that position.

            This would probably be my XI:

            ....................Aguero................
            Henry..........Rooney...........CR7
            ..........Scholes......Vieira............
            Cole Ferdinand Kompany Irwin
            ................Van Der Sar................

            Hurts to leave out Giggs and Beckham, but the standard is that high...

            1. Top Mark.S
              • 5 Years
              21 days, 2 hours ago

              Not sure what ageuro, Henry, Viera, Cole and kompany are doing among this united best 11 team

        2. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          21 days, 9 hours ago

          I had off the pitch work ethic in mind -strict diet, no alcohol, exercise, regular sleep pattern, etc.

      2. Miniboss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        21 days, 9 hours ago

        How come he was lacking work ethic? Genuinely interested as live outside UK and never saw local press. I’ve been following his career since Everton never really saw him lose passion.

      3. circusmonkey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        20 days, 12 hours ago

        To be fair to him he was always going to struggle with his weight. That's his biological make up.

    2. Je suis le chat
      • 8 Years
      21 days, 8 hours ago

      Rooney much better player in ability and pace. International football is a joke imo, Robbie Keane for example has many more goals than Kane (sofar) and he was moderate at club level.

  6. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    21 days, 9 hours ago

    Great watch between two quality sides. Valuable experience for both teams.

  7. Deulofail
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    21 days, 9 hours ago

    Player ratings from me. Any disagreements?

    Pickford - Generous 2
    Walker - 4
    Rice - 4
    Sterling - 4
    (Bowen - 5)
    Maguire - 5
    Mount - 5
    Stones - Generous 6
    Saka - Generous 6
    Trippier - 6
    Bellingham - 6
    Kane - 6
    (Grealish - Harsh 7)

    1. DavidBW
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      21 days, 9 hours ago

      Yes, disagree with all. An away draw in Germany is a good result.

      What I gather is you’re looking for a fight.

      1. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        21 days, 9 hours ago

        Ironic again. Your specialty!

      2. The Knights Template
        • 8 Years
        21 days, 7 hours ago

        Joust!

    2. McGurn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      21 days, 5 hours ago

      Thought England were average for most of the game but showed some good moments. 1-1 maybe generous but fair. The Pickford rating of 2 is somewhere between baffling and disturbing!! Almost like he is asking for negative comments!. You OK mate?

      1. DavidBW
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        21 days, 20 mins ago

        My thoughts exactly.

    3. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      21 days, 6 mins ago

      They’re all wrong but ‘generous 2’ for Pickford? A 4 for Rice?

    4. pingissimus
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 18 hours ago

      Nah. Nailed it.

      Pickford might get a 3 if it can be proved he was deliberately kicking for touch each time.

  8. McGurn
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    21 days, 5 hours ago

    My favourite moments from the England game were the decoy tactics when they had a corner on the left. Trippier (the corner taker) and Saka over the ball (3 times i think). Every German defender knew it was Trippier. Good try but not exactly the same level as the D-Day dis-information tactics!

  9. noquarternt
    • 6 Years
    21 days, 3 hours ago

    Jesus reclassified as a mid before moving to Arsenal as their nailed on first choice striker would be pretty good!

    1. Echoes
      • 1 Year
      21 days, 56 mins ago

      Anything under 9 and he's the first name in my team

  10. Inazuma X1
    • 4 Years
    21 days, 2 hours ago

    7 days to go

    1. CAVEAT KING
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      21 days, 2 hours ago

      Until next Wednesday?

      1. Ooh Ah Cantona
        • 1 Year
        20 days, 20 hours ago

        Of having to read his posts

    2. Black Knights
      • 10 Years
      20 days, 20 hours ago

      You know, even if it re-opens on the exact day your countdown ends, no-one is going to be impressed?

      1. Inazuma X1
        • 4 Years
        20 days, 13 hours ago

        Countdown to fixtures! Fixtures mean everything in FPL at the beginning

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          20 days, 13 hours ago

          I don't think they do. I'll load up on City, Pool and Spurs as I'd say they're all fixture-proof.

  11. CAVEAT KING
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    21 days, 55 mins ago

    I took 40 hits last season which seems a little high. Anyone ot there take less than me?

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      21 days, 51 mins ago

      Thought I would have less but its 48pts for me.

      #1 also took 40pts

      1. CAVEAT KING
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        21 days, 47 mins ago

        160 points for me

        1. Holmes
          • 8 Years
          21 days, 43 mins ago

          Oh, I thought you meant 40pts hits 😮

          160 is pretty high

          1. CAVEAT KING
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            21 days, 36 mins ago

            Yep. Indicates my rank of 71k. I chase in mini leagues but a step too far. I got a little bored TBH.

            1. Holmes
              • 8 Years
              21 days, 31 mins ago

              Its better than mine, so you must have used them wisely...

              1. CAVEAT KING
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                20 days, 23 hours ago

                Wisely can't come into it with that many hits. I am tempted to open another account with maximum 10 hits in the season and compare with my team. It can never offer a true reflection but could be interesting. There is no doubt hits can pay but the general rule is one will lose out.

                1. Holmes
                  • 8 Years
                  20 days, 23 hours ago

                  I'm not against the idea of hits as long as its resulting in net profit tbh. if you took 40 hits and each hit resulted in a mere 1pt gain, it was well worth it.

                  Obviously calculation of net profit/loss isnt that simple as you will have to consider all moves in equation, present and past.

    2. Echoes
      • 1 Year
      21 days, 47 mins ago

      80 points hits for me

      1. CAVEAT KING
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        20 days, 23 hours ago

        Maybe expected due to the strange season gon by.

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 5 Years
      20 days, 22 hours ago

      44 points total for hits last season for me.

    4. Monty the Magpie
      • 4 Years
      20 days, 22 hours ago

      My brother took 44 hits and finished 73k. Just bad luck and being a little too conservative in the end because he was cruising somewhere around 30k shortly before.

      I myself avoided hits all season and saw a huge rank drop until taking two in the last three GWs out of frustration and jumping from 89k to 33k. Again though, a lot of luck involved.

      Aiming to take about five next season.

    5. Wild Card this!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      20 days, 21 hours ago

      31 hits and 124 hit points but not complaining at 10k (10358). Almost every GW in average minus chips.

    6. Float
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      I took 5 hits for 20 points total and my mini-league rival took 37 for 148 points total. Very different playstyles...

    7. Jambot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      20 days, 17 hours ago

      I took 104 points in hits and finished 18K. Hits are fine imo if you think they could pay for themselves that week and improve your team moving forwards. ideally you want your team to be so good you don’t need to take any hits at all, but the reality is you need to fix problems sometimes

    8. Run DCL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      Lad in my ml took a hit a week or more and finished about 3k.

  12. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 9 Years
    20 days, 22 hours ago

    There needs to be some kind of criteria for judging international goals. Something like they only count against the top 50 ranked teams according to FIFA. Smashing five against Estonia is no achievement

    1. The Knights Template
      • 8 Years
      20 days, 22 hours ago

      You are belittling Australia’s 31-0 victory over American Samoa!

    2. Critical Observer
      • 6 Years
      20 days, 21 hours ago

      That would be harsh on Mexicans, as there are but 2-3 teams besides them in concacaf that rank in top 50 .

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      That's unfair on Messi. Argentina very rarely get to play against minnows whereas European sides fill their boots against your Gibraltars, Leichtensteins and yes, your Estonias on a regular basis.

  13. NateDog
    • 1 Year
    20 days, 21 hours ago

    Lots of reports of Liverpool's interest in Darwin Nunez, seems like price will be the only issue for a deal but a few Liverpool reporters saying they think it will happen regardless

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      20 days, 21 hours ago

      Damn it. Was hoping he'd go to United. It looked like Newcastle were the main competition. Now Liverpool are involved it's going to make it much harder...

      1. RedRo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        20 days, 20 hours ago

        He’ll still choose Utd for sure mate.

        1. DavidBW
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          20 days, 15 hours ago

          Surely he'd go to the most successful team in England (Liverpool)

    2. The Mentaculus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      20 days, 20 hours ago

      Seems a great fit for them if Mané leaves. What do you reckon for price prediction?

      1. NateDog
        • 1 Year
        20 days, 18 hours ago

        Tough one, he's been excellent when I've seen him but still quite young, hard to know how long it would take him to slot into the side too but I'd be surprised if he was less than 9m as he'd be going to Liverpool

    3. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      20 days, 18 hours ago

      That's the end of my Jota interest then.

  14. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    20 days, 21 hours ago

    I've noticed there's no mention of David Brooks in the previous Bournemouth article, who missed most of last season with cancer. He confirmed last month that the treatment has been a success and he's been given the all clear: https://mobile.twitter.com/DRBrooks15/status/1521481869543546880/

    He is likely to slot back into the side, no?

    1. noquarternt
      • 6 Years
      20 days, 20 hours ago

      Good on him, good news story.

      FPL gold on his day.

    2. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      20 days, 20 hours ago

      Not playing for such a long time is bound to have held him back a bit but he was one of their shining lights when they were last up.

    3. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      20 days, 18 hours ago

      He's welsh as well right? Be amazing if he gets to play in the World Cup after this.

  15. Monty the Magpie
    • 4 Years
    20 days, 16 hours ago

    Medical done. Matt Targett pretty much sewn up on a permanent.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      20 days, 15 hours ago

      5.0m? Could be very tempting. Will he be the same price as Trippier?

      1. Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        20 days, 15 hours ago

        I reckon Trippier might come back at 5.5 after the way he started

      2. Monty the Magpie
        • 4 Years
        20 days, 15 hours ago

        Yeah, £5m looks pretty much bang on for both I should think. Hopefully Tripps can stay out the doctor's office.

  16. SAKA AND EMILE SMITH ROWE
    • 5 Years
    20 days, 15 hours ago

    Tarkowski joining Everton on a free transfer

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      20 days, 15 hours ago

      Yeh, that's a shame. I had him on my shortlist if he went to a decent club.

      1. Run DCL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        20 days, 14 hours ago

        How very dare you.

  17. Babit1967
    • 6 Years
    20 days, 15 hours ago

    Early doors but who do you think your must haves will be?

    For me Son is the first name on my team sheet but other than that haven’t a clue.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      Haaland and Son. I've got a mock squa

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        20 days, 14 hours ago

        *d of 15 that I'm guessing will be 100m. Most of them should stay in my squad anyway.

      2. Babit1967
        • 6 Years
        20 days, 14 hours ago

        Haaland/ Kane or Salah/KDBI think will be a huge decision for a lot

    2. lugs
      • 4 Years
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      its all dependent on prices, having a good captain option is the most important part so it will be difficult to leave out Salah, although he has been a bit crap since January so i might leave him out to afford a bunch of double ups Son/Kane Trent/Robbo Cancelo/Laporte James/Chillwell etc, not all at once obviously but as many as i can afford as doubling up like that gave me the most gains last season

      1. Babit1967
        • 6 Years
        20 days, 14 hours ago

        Not a bad plan mate

      2. Run DCL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        20 days, 14 hours ago

        I’m definitely going without Salah at the start. Hoping Spurs have the opening fixtures so I can have Kane while the masses go for Haaland.

        1. Babit1967
          • 6 Years
          20 days, 14 hours ago

          Aye good shout, be good to see the fixtures - A son / Kane double up has worked well last couple of seasons

    3. Run DCL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      It’s the potential bargains I’m interested that allows all the big hitters. Couple of lids from the Championship could be good, Brennan Johnson at Forest and Keane Lewis Potter if he gets a move. Both worth keeping an eye on if they’re cheap enough.

      1. Babit1967
        • 6 Years
        20 days, 14 hours ago

        Be nice to get a playing 4 m defender as well.

    4. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      Haaland

    5. The Mentaculus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      20 days, 13 hours ago

      Still going to take a while to figure out who my 2 premiums / main captains will be... Was thinking Salah & Son but I've been watching a bit more of Håland & I think I'm coming around to starting with him. Then I would probably have to decide between Salah & Kulusevski or Son & Luis Diaz (or Darwin Nuñez), but that'll depend on prices

    6. Jordan.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      20 days, 13 hours ago

      trent and mount

  18. Inazuma X1
    • 4 Years
    20 days, 14 hours ago

    Official proposal from Liverpool for Darwin Núñez will be €80m plus add ons for €100m package. Benfica will make a decision soon, while Man United are also in contact with his agent.

    Liverpool are prepared to offer Núñez a five year deal, waiting for Benfica decision.

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      man they know what they're doing setting up for the future.

      with Mane on the way out, and Bobby seemingly always injury-plagued they've set themselves up real nice.
      it's a LOT of money, but it ain't my money so I don't care.

      Wonder if they try move Salah on before his contract expires...hmmmm...

    2. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      Was just thinking this makes sense. They've generally gotten their business done quickly and quietly and Liverpool reporters saying they were confident the price wouldn't put them off means it probably won't be dragged out, looks like they've gone in high and more or less meeting the valuation from Benfica.

    3. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 14 hours ago

      And next season they'll get someone to replace Salah. Brand new trio.

  19. Inazuma X1
    • 4 Years
    20 days, 14 hours ago

    Looks like Perisic will may as well be listed as a defender after all

    "Their new signing Ivan Perisic thrived as a left wing-back for Inter Milan in 2021/22, producing eight goals and seven assists in Serie A.

    If he is listed as a defender in Fantasy next season, Perisic can emerge as a standout target. "

    https://www.premierleague.com/news/2641653