Here’s our fantasy premier league transfer tips GW33 article where we analyse the teams of 10 top FPL managers. These 10 managers have not finished outside the overall rank of the top 10k in the last 3 seasons. Considering how variable the last 3 years have been this is remarkable consistency and shows an ability to adapt strategy in different seasons. It also gives you a view other than my own on strategy and player selection.
Fantasy Premier League Transfer Tips GW33 – Analysing The Teams Of 10 Top FPL Managers
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The criteria I’ve always been looking for is managers who’ve finished in the top 10k for the last 3 years when FPL has become considerably harder due to the amount of people playing and the information available.
The 10 managers stats
I’ve given the identities and FPL IDs of the 10 FPL managers in the FFGeek Patreon site
It includes our very own Yaniv Salomon who you can follow on twitter here
These managers are incredible and every bit as impressive as last season.
1. The overall average finishing overall rank of the top 10 managers in the last 3 seasons is 3,860
2. The top 10 FPL managers have not been out of the top 10k in the last 3 seasons (ie 30 times playing)
3. 7 of the 10 have finished in the top 1,000 in the last 3 seasons
4. 1 of the 10 have finished in the top 100 in the last 3 seasons
Their basic stats after GW32 Sunday
There were 3 green arrows and 7 red arrows
The average points score in GW32 after Sunday was 34 net of point deductions for extra transfers.
The average overall rank of the top 10 FPL managers is 47k.
The median overall rank was 11k
The average total points are 2,075.
The average team value was £105.6m.
The combined total of individual players
I’ve generally only included where there is a minimum of a player in 3 out of the 10 FPL managers teams
Goalkeeper/Defence by player
Martinez, Alexander Arnold and Rudiger are in 6 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Coady and Shaw are in 5 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Forster is in 4 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Mendy, Areola, Coady, Cresswell, Veltman and Dallas are in 3 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Goalkeeper/Defence by team
I have stripped out non playing GKs
Chelsea are represented 12 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Villa are represented 8 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Liverpool are represented 6 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Wolves, Brighton, Man Utd and Southampton are represented 5 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Fulham, West Ham, Man City and Leeds are represented 4 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Leicester and Arsenal are represented 3 times in the 10 FPL managers teams
Son is in 10 of the FPL managers teams
Jota and Salah are in 9 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Fernandes is in 8 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Raphinha is in 5 of the 10 managers teams
Lingard is in 4 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Kane is in 10 of the FPL managers teams
Iheanacho is in 9 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Bamford is in 4 of the 10 FPL managers teams
Davis is in 3 of the 10 FPL managers teams
GW32 Captain Choice
9 managers captained Kane
1 manager captained Son
The FFGeek Captain Poll showed Kane 85% and Son at 9%
5 managers played 3-5-2
4 managers played 4-4-2
1 manager played 3-4-3
0 managers wildcarded
3 managers carried over a free transfer
3 manager took a 4 point hit
1 manager took an 8 point hit
Iheanacho was transferred in 3 times
Coady was transferred in 2 times
No one else was transferred in more than once
Dias was transferred out 2 times
No one else was transferred in more than once
Wildcards and Chips
0 managers used their 2nd wildcard in this gameweek. 9 have now used them in total
2 used their Triple Captain Chip in this gameweek. 10 in total have now used their triple captain chip
0 managers used their Bench Boost Chip in this gameweek. 8 managers in total have used their bench boost
0 managers used their Free Hit Chip in this gameweek. 6 managers in total have used their Free Hit Chip
The top 10k overall rank vs the 10 FPL managers
Here’s a comparison between the top 10k overall rank ownership % and the 10 top FPL managers.
The 10 top managers favour (>30%) No one
The top 10k favour (>20%) Lingard more than the 10 top FPL managers
use the 10 managers as a proxy for serious managers teams and have a basic rule of thumb that if 7 of the 10 managers have a player or a team defence then I will seriously consider getting that player .
Here’s the template on that basis. The difficulty with tracking the template is that you’re 1 game behind it as you obviously can’t see what their transfers are leading up to the gameweek opening.
Chelsea defence – Rudiger
Villa defence – Martinez
That’s 8 players.
One managers team
Here’s the manager with the highest score so far in the gameweek. Admittedly there’s along way to go
His score for GW32 so far this week is 59 -8. His total points are 2,111 and his overall rank is 4k. His team value is £105.7m. His last 3 seasons ranks are 8k, 7k and 9K. He has used his Bemch Boost and Triple Captain Chip only..
He has 6 of the 8 template players mentioned above. He doesn’t have Martinez or Jota. His template replacement players are Lloris and Lingard
The combined 10 top FPL managers teams
Here’s a team which tries to make a combination from the most represented players. Please note that it is meant to be a menu of players to help you choose your transfer rather than a realistic team and it’s value is not necessarily achievable. This week it is not achievable by many at around £107.0m
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