FPL GW9 tips from FPL General. He is an incredibly successful FPL veteran with three top 500 finishes and reveals his team, transfers, tips and captaincy for Hub members each Gameweek.

Gameweek 8 Review

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FPL General's Gameweek 8 Points

Gameweek 8 was a good one for me. 77 points brought my total for the season to 501 and my overall rank jumped from 425k to 228k. With my wildcard still available, I’m very happy with how the season is going so far.

Aaron Ramsdale (£4.8m) was disappointing again but he’s probably going to survive until I wildcard at this stage. Hopefully he can pick up a few clean sheets before then!

In defence, new recruit Ben Chilwell (£6.0m) did the business as did Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.6m). Liverpool’s Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) could make way for a Manchester City defender for Gameweek 10. My other two defenders did well but unfortunately were stuck on my bench. 

Jack Grealish (£7.5m) who I brought in along with Chilwell also instantly delivered which was nice and it’s good to finally own him. The ever reliable Mohamed Salah (£12.3m) returned nine points but it looks like I’ll be forced to sell him now due to Covid-19. Heung-Min Son (£9.5m) didn’t fire but he’ll get the Man City game before making way for Kevin De Bruyne (£11.5m) next week. Everton’s James Rodriguez (£7.9m) hasn’t been great the past few weeks but with three nice fixtures coming up for the Toffees, I’m hopeful that he’ll be back amongst the points. 

Up front, all three strikers delivered. The late goal for captain Harry Kane (£11m) was a relief, Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m) is going nowhere and Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) looks a much better pick now after his brace against Arsenal with great fixtures long-term for Villa.

Updated Watchlist 

(Players in BOLD I've added this week)

Defenders: Cancelo/Dias, Bellerin, James, Lamptey, Targett, Cresswell/Coufal, Kilman

Midfielders: Mane, KDB, Bruno, Ziyech, Jota, Bowen/Soucek, Armstrong/Walcott

Forwards: Vardy, Jesus, Werner, Adams, Wilson, Antonio, Bamford

Players I've removed from my Watchlist this week: 

Ayling & Dallas - Leeds are conceding too many goals

Ward-Prowse - prefer Armstrong or Walcott 

Barnes - didn't like that he was benched

Sterling - prefer KDB 

Foden - not getting enough game time 

Ings - injured 

Brewster - doing nothing/happy with my three strikers

Gameweek 9 Transfer

 

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