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The Scout's essential FPL tips for Gameweek 9

22 Oct 2021
Scout Essentials GW9

Kings to watch? Lukaku replacements? Find everything you need to know ahead of Friday's deadline

The Scout provides Fantasy Premier League managers with everything they need to know ahead of the Gameweek 9 deadline of 18:30 BST on Friday 22 October.

Final call

A look at how team news could affect your decisions ahead of the deadline.

Final call: Fernandes injury boosts De Bruyne

Captain candidates

The Scout and the FPL experts recommend players you should be considering for your GW9 armband.

Part 1: GW9 Captains: Son among top Salah challengers
Part 2: Who to captain in GW9? What the experts say

Scout Selection

The best XI players are picked for the weekend ahead.


Gameweek 9 Scout Selection

FPL team news

Find out all the latest injury and player news ahead of the Gameweek 9 deadline.

Latest FPL team news
Who is the best midfielder to replace Doucoure in FPL?
The Scout's best replacements for Lukaku
FPL experts' best Lukaku replacements

Kings to watch

Five standout players are tipped to produce big points.


Part 1: Bernardo Silva (MCI)
Part 2: Ivan Toney (BRE)
Part 3: Ben Chilwell (CHE)
Part 4: Andros Townsend (EVE)
Part 5: Jamie Vardy (LEI)


Four low-owned players who could be set for a breakout Gameweek.


Part 1: Trevoh Chalobah (CHE)
Part 2: Callum Wilson (NEW)
Part 3: Armando Broja (SOU)
Part 4: Bryan Mbeumo (BRE)

Gameweek 8 lessons

Is it time to sell Ronaldo?

Gameweek 8 quiz

Test your knowledge of last weekend's Fantasy numbers and performances.

Try our quiz on FPL Gameweek 8

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