Here’s the fantasy premier league early week bandwagons and sinking ships for GW5 ie the 5 most transferred in and out players leading up to GW5
2 goals with 2 great bits of finishing in an eye catching performance. The Sunderland game seemed to involve Flamini sitting and the rest of the Arsenal midfield bombing forward even though Ramsey was supposed to be 1 of the 2 in 4-2-3-1. His average position was quite deep and he didn’t have many pen box touches but his shooting stats were good. Personally although he’s very good value I cant see the goals continuing and there’s still the gametime issue to be resolved when Arteta and Cazorla are both fit. Its an IGNORE for me
I have been sceptical about him this season but the last 2 games have converted me. He’s finally getting in to the box and shooting although he is one of the few players who does have the power to make shots from outside the box count. Doesn’t create chances for others which is the only negative but reasonable value if you’re trying to save some money for strikers. If you’re going to buy him home to Hull next is the game to do it. Has the 10th best next 6 fixtures in my fixture ease ranking so his best fixtures have now gone. However its still a BUY for me
A fantastic performance as a debut for Arsenal playing behind Giroud which generated an assist. Created really good goal scoring opportunities which was very positive. I still think that a fantasy premier league manager cannot live by assists alone especially with the bonus system favouring goal scorers so for me the players to buy are Giroud especially and Walcott. Despite how much I like him as a player its still an IGNORE for me
4 goals and an assist with a 100% consistency rate. Only RVP has better shooting stats and Giroud is also one of the leading chance creators for Strikers. Oh and by the way he has one of the best creative midfielders in the world playing behind him. Its a definite BUY
4 goals in 4 games and a 75% consistency of return against good opposition is pretty impressive to say the least. I thought he and Villa struggled in open play and breaking down Newcastle which is the only worry for me. He scored from a set piece and didn’t have the chances he had against the better teams. Going to go through a spell of trickier fixtures which bizarrely may suit him more if Villa then concentrate on counter attack. Its a HOLD for me at the moment just to see what he does in the next few games.
The Sinking Ships
Injured and touch and go for the Utd v City derby match. With City going through a tricky spell of fixtures and rotation for the Champions league looking on the agenda after the team that surfaced at Stoke its overall probably a sell for me. As our midfields slim down to accommodate the elite strikers, choosing the right people is going to be crucial and with the fixtures and the injury its a SELL for me.
Out at least 2 weeks and possibly to mid October with an injury. Amazingly may not be assured of a place coming back with the attacking midfield quality they have. Personally Giroud and Walcott are the leading Arsenal assets so if you have Cazorla its a SELL for me
Lost his place deservedly to Negredo and didn’t get off the bench against Stoke. Rotation will be a factor as we saw in that game prior to the champions league fixtures this week. A definite SELL for me
Was incredibly disappointing against Everton and with only an assist in his first 4 games which involved pretty good fixtures he’s pretty deserving of being sold. Hasn’t really got very good shooting stats although is the leading creator of chances for others as far as midfielders are concerned. The only thing is that the next game is home to Fulham and for me that’s not the time to sell. The game after that is away at Spurs and should he not produce for the Fulham game he will definitely be on my radar. Its a HOLD for the Fulham game for me.
Was injured although with Rooney back the place behind RVP is definitely his. If he gets back in the side he will be shunted out to the left flank in my view. A definite SELL
That’s it remember with the European games buying players before they play that game is a risk and it depends on whether you are willing to take that risk to avoid a price rise. Personally I’m not
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