FPL wildcard tips GW9 – Costas Chari’s and Keith Spencer’s wildcard drafts


Here’s the 2nd of our FPL wildcard tips GW9 article’s where FFGeek contributors Costas Chari and Keith Spencer show us their current wildcard drafts.    Costas’s last 3 seasons overall ranks were 84k, 29k and 27k.  Keith’s last 3 seasons overall ranks were 44k, 3k and an incredible 325th overall.

FPL wildcard tips GW9 – Costas Chari’s and Keith Spencer’s wildcard drafts

You can also see Rob Reid’s latest wildcard drafts here

Costa’s current team and GW8 points

GW8 points: 33-4 (average 36) Total points 465 Gameweek rank 4,346k, Overall Rank: 185k, red arrow 102k, Team Value: £100.8m

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So I think its time after 2 consecutive red arrows and being thrown out of the top 100k to fight back! I have already taken 20 points in hits so far (only once have these come back to bite me) but still want to change 5 starting players.

I hoped to wildcard later in the season but I’m afraid it cant wait.

Problems with my current team

I know it sounds strange but I want to go Liverpool-less for the upcoming 4 GWks. To be fair Van Dijk hasn’t been getting the clean sheets and hasn’t got attacking potential either .  I could also make better use of Salahs £12.5mil who is underperforming. He has one assist a couple of gameweeks back that was just a touch of the ball to Alexander Arnold after a foul as well.

I had to get rid of Vertongen. Its been frustrating watching the struggle. Spurs are in a bad bad place at the moment.

Greenwood also had to go. Making an appearance every here and there is just not enough.

Where am I looking for wildcard players?

I was missing out of the Leicester train in both defence and offence.

A City attacking double up is needed and so is West Ham attacking cover.

Value for money players. Gazzaniga, Roberto, Tomori, Soyuncu.

I will be showing 3 possible wildcard teams which are very similar to each other. I don’t want to be too attached to the template, to be honest, because its hard to gain rank and so I’m in need of some differentials. The problem are all these 50-50 choices between team-mates:

Abraham vs Mount vs the differential Callum Hudson Odoi.

Mahrez vs Aguero vs De Bruyne (will he be fit?)

Maddison vs Vardy

Yarmoleneko vs Haller

Should I keep faith with Son who has been the only good performer from Spurs? Watford home next and and fixtures, overall,  don’t look that bad.

£4.4m GKs Gazzaniga vs Roberto

Please let me know what you think!

Costas’ 3 options

The core players of each option

All 3 options have 9 core players of Sokratis, Tomori, Soyuncu, Rico, Lundstram, Mahrez, Sterling, Aubameyang and Button.

That leaves 6 different players in each option

Option 1

The 6 non core are:  Roberto, Yarmolenko, Maddison, Saka, Aguero and Abraham

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Option 2

The 6 non core are Roberto, Mount, De Bruyne, Saka, Vardy and Haller

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Option 3

The 6 non core are Gazzaniga, Hudson-Odoi, Son, McGinn, Vardy and Haller

Costas’ wildcard Poll


Keith Spencers draft Wildcard

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Keiths current team and GW8 points

GW8 points: 41 (average 36) Total points 425 Gameweek rank 2,133k, Overall Rank: 1,351k, green arrow 175k, Team Value: £100.7m

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Keiths Wildcard draft

Keiths Transfer summary

Pieters out Lascelles in

Van Dijk out Soyuncu in

Robertson out Kelly in

Salah out Mane in

Cantwell out Mount in

Pukki out Aubameyang in

Greenwood out Vardy in

De Bruyne out Maddison in

Unchanged:  Pope, Button, Chambers, Lundstram, Sterling, Abraham, Dendoncker

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5 thoughts on “FPL wildcard tips GW9 – Costas Chari’s and Keith Spencer’s wildcard drafts”

  1. Keith

    You said on Twitter last week that the one thing you had learned was not to sell KDB in GW8 unless you were bringing him back in GW9 – why the very quick change?

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