Here’s our fantasy premier league wildcard tips GW5 article where I pretend I’m using my wildcard. This is to give you transfer suggestions for the GW5 with more longevity than just 1 gameweek alone. A bit different this week. There’s a template based team, a value for money team and a Salah/Sterling/Aguero team
fantasy premier league wildcard tips GW5– the FFGeek imaginary wildcard
The idea of this article is to bring together the other articles of the gameweek.
The article is brief as there’s loads of information on individual players in the rankings articles plus others
There’s also who I’m thinking of in my article early FFGeek team thoughts
The template based team
This team is based on my definition of the template plus a top up of others.
Here’s the team. It costs £100.7m
The template as defined in my 10 top FPL managers article
2 Liverpool defenders
Man City defender
That just leaves 3 starters with very little budget left.
To add in to the template I went for a cheap GK in Pope. I then took a gamble on Haller as the other player mainly based on his Frankfurt stats, West Hams fixtures and watching him play.
That means the formation will be 4-3-2 plus 1 other player rotating to make 5-3-2 or 4-4-2 or 4-3-3.
There are 4 players for rotation in Ayew as the cheapest playing striker. Cantwell and Dendoncker as the cheapest mids with some attacking potential. The last player is Soyuncu as the best £4.5m ish defender for me.
The value for money team
Team value £100.8m
Here I’ve started with 2 designated captains in Sterling and Salah and then looked at my player rankings articles to try and put together a value for money team
The structure will probably be 4-3-3 or 4-4-2.
King was the main surprise although the value for money calculations tend to favour defenders and £6m ish players. Wood came out better than Barnes but I had some cash left over.
The Salah/Sterling/Aguero team
team value £101.0
I’m sure there’s a number of people doing this with their wildcard
Essentially you’d play 4-3-2 including Ceballos and then rotate the last position between Lundstram, Cantwell, Dendoncker and Ayew.
A fixture ease schedule for attacking players
Here’s a graphic from my fixture ease article where the teams are ranked by the ease of the defences they face over the next 6 gameweeks.
The fixture ease schedule for defenders and goalkeepers
Here’s the schedule which ranks the teams by the ease of the attacking teams they face over the next 6 weeks. Individual fixtures are colour coded
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