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Boots are laced – GW25

So many real life transfers, and speculation of transfers. It’s all gone a bit crazy and that’s how my head has felt the last couple of days. Despite trying out quite a few options, even yesterday I still wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do.

One side of me was saying “Sanchez is the ultimate differential, with your rank you should definitely get him in” and the other was saying “But he’s expensive, and I don’t want to drop Mahrez and Otamendi to get him”. Continue reading

Boots are laced – GW24

I’m going into GW24 with quite a lot of optimism, which is unlike me and a feeling that actually makes me a little uneasy!

Pretty much all my players have good fixtures, so despite taking a -4, I feel it could be a good week. I’m playing a 442 again which normally wouldn’t be my preference but more than happy with it this week.

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Boots are laced – GW21

On the back of two good weeks, it would be easy to get carried away, but with two more sets of games in the next few days there is likely to be plenty of rotation and changes in rank.

However, there are no changes I see this week that I think will benefit the team. I have no injuries in the squad and second guessing rotation is not a winning road, so instead I’ll save the FT for the (small) double in 22 and see what changes are necessary then. It could come in very handy.

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Boots are laced – GW19

I’m sure this will change once the inevitable rotation and injuries kick in over the coming days, but at the moment I’m actually quite excited about the coming game weeks. Or is just because it’s Christmas? Who knows.

My transfers changed a bit this week from my early¬†thoughts. I was looking possibly at Zaha, and also KDB, but then Morata went and got himself suspended and I had a rethink. I thought about holding him as he’ll likely now play the two games in 20 and 21, but I didn’t really want ¬£10.5m sat on the bench, and while Chelsea aren’t scoring loads it seemed a lot to have both him and Hazard.

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GW17 Review – one to forget

This was one of those weeks as a fantasy manager where you kinda wonder why you bother. When the research and planning wasn’t worth it, and the transfers have no effect.

The worst part came once the game updated, and I saw people in my mini leagues with huge scores thanks to captaining Jesus with De Gea VC, or having Okazaki come off the bench.

Then again, those were the same things that gave me hope. It’s just one week, and despite the score, I do have a good team. I just need to keep the faith with what I’m doing and be patient. But it’s tough at times like these.

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