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The Scout's essential FPL tips for Gameweek 18

The Scout 20 Dec 2019
Fantasy Scout Essentials GW18

Ones to watch? Best differentials? Find everything you need to know ahead of Saturday's deadline

Ahead of the 11:30 GMT deadline on Saturday 21 December, The Scout provides Fantasy Premier League managers with everything they need to know for Gameweek 18.

Final call 

A look at the important late decisions facing FPL managers in the wake of injury updates.

Part 1: GW18 Final call: Pukki fit to keep scoring
Part 2: GW18 Final call: Aguero could be festive differential

Scout Selection

The best XI players are picked in a team using a budget of £83.0m.

Scout Selection: De Bruyne to reward new owners

Captain candidates

Analysis of who should receive your armband.

Part 1: GW18 Captains: City duo threaten Vardy dominance
Part 2: GW18 Captains: Kane home streak can continue

Ones to watch

Five standout players are tipped to produce big points.

Part 1: GW18 Ones to watch: Jack Grealish
Part 2: GW18 Ones to watch: Chris Wood
Part 3: GW18 Ones to watch: Daniel James
Part 4: GW18 Ones to watch: Diogo Jota
Part 5: GW18 Ones to watch: Son Heung-min


Four overlooked, little-owned players who could be set for a breakout Gameweek.

Part 1: GW18 Differentials: Joao Moutinho
Part 2: GW18 Differentials: Leandro Trossard
Part 3: GW18 Differentials: Andy Carroll
Part 4: GW18 Differentials: Emiliano Buendia

Threat of bans

The Scout looks at which Fantasy assets, such as Trent Alexander-Arnold and Raheem Sterling, are one card from missing a match.

Which players are close to suspension?

GW17 Lessons

A look at the talking points from the last round of fixtures.

Part 1: GW17 Lessons: Advanced roles help De Bruyne and Salah
Part 2: GW17 Lessons: Chelsea form posing problems

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