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MLS Fantasy Insider: Player to Add, Drop and Watch

Our MLS Fantasy Insider Ben Jata is back with his players to watch headed into a two match week for many MLS teams. As a reminder, the match week starts today so make sure your changes are in.

Will he play two? Seems unlikely
Will he play two? Seems unlikely

The Round 11 transfer window closes at 6:45pm ET on Wednesday this week so be sure to get all your transfers done before then. Most of the injuries have been updated so check in to Fantasy Soccer: Manager and check out your squad. Try to have an additional sub or two that can slide into your lineup in case there's a late scratch. There's a new episode of Starting Lineup up on and don't forget to follow @MLSFantasy for a consistent flow of MLS fantasy news and advice.

Here are my players to add, drop and watch for Round 11. Good luck everyone.

Player to ADD -> Diego Valeri ($7.8m), Midfielder - Portland Timbers

Valeri fell in form after a solid start, but he's back to his regular ways as of late, averaging over six points per game in his last three. He has a tough road matchup against FC Dallas on Wednesday, but a very favorable home matchup against Chivas USA on Sunday. If you don't have Graham Zusi on your team you might even think about giving Valeri the armband this week. At $7.8m Valeri is a solid add for a very affordable price.

Player to DROP -> Thierry Henry ($10.5m), Forward - New York Red Bulls

Henry has been productive in his last five starts. He's gone the full 90 minutes in each of them since returning from injury and has scored six points or more points in three of the as well. Over the five game stretch he's averaging just over 5.5 points/game. On the down side, Henry will likely be sitting out the teams' second match this round against the New England Revolution. Since arriving to MLS, Henry has never once attempted to play at Gillette Stadium. What makes you think he'll start now?

Player to WATCH -> Dillon Powers ($5.7m), Midfielder - Colorado Rapids

Powers isn't wowing anyone, but at $5.7m he's the best bang for your buck out there. No other midfielder at that price is averaging more points per game. In his last six games Powers' has a goal, an assist and 31 total points. The Rapids play a few weak defenses in the coming weeks, but then have a buy in round 15. Powers' plays attacking center mid and is a regular on set-pieces and corner kicks. At $5.7m he's worth a shot.