So I’ve finally settled on a what I hope is a final fantasy premier league team after alot of changes and thoughts. Here’s the team plus a bit of commentary
fantasy premier league – the final FFGeek team
So without further ado here’s the team. I say final but anything could happen.
So here’s the transfers since my last team:
Aubameyang out and Zaha in
MacDonald out and Mane in
Bailly out and Shaw in
Neves out and Gunnarson in
I also changed Stekelenburg to Hamer as a more likely £4.0m GK.
So in essence I exchanged Aubameyang and McDonald for Zaha and Mane but at an additional cost of losing Neves to a £4.5m and Bailly to Shaw.
I decided to avoid Aubameyang for the games against Man City and Chelsea and go with Mane who has West Ham and Palace. The move was partly a coverage move as Mane is so highly owned by serious managers and has such good fixtures. Aubameyang less so given that he has been sacrificed for Aguero by the same managers.
I can easily move to Aubameyang in GW3 in 2 transfers through the Mane reversal if needed. I am wary of the fact that I now have long term gametime risks in Shaw, Bernardo Silva and Charlie Austin which may mean the need for reactive transfers which could scupper that.
I’ve also gained more money on the bench so you could say it was a bit of a mirage upgrade although it does give some flexibility with fixtures and in case some of the players don’t start.
It also crosses my mind that I’ve put in 2 players in Mane and Zaha who last season couldn’t get bonus points to save their life. Zaha has some positional risk but you could say Aubameyang did as well.
Unfortunately putting out a team of guaranteed starters for 90 minutes is more difficult than you think these days with all the money sloshing around in the premier league and the resultant increase in the size and quality of squads, so the additional bench coverage does have that advantage.
I’m going to leave it there. If I change anything I’ll tweet it. It’s not without the bounds of possibility. Especially the £4.5m player
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