With the season just 3 weeks away, there’s 2018/19 Fantasy Premier League Tips from the community.
Should you be investing in Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso for Gameweek 1?
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Finding strong rotation pairings can be very valuable in Fantasy Premier League. FPL Tips video for Fantasy Football Pundits takes a look at all the key pairings for the 3 weeks to go preview. Which goalkeeper pairing do you have your eye on for Gameweek 1?
⚠️ | At any point in the season, these Premier League pairings will give you one player with a home fixture.
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) July 19, 2018
2. Twenty four seven
The FF247 team have returned in pre-season with an early instalment of “Grab, Avoid or Bore Off!” Three of the team discuss all the hot topics for the start of the season, including the merits of playing four at the back and investing in some premium defenders.
⚽️ Grab, Avoid or Bore Off! ⚽️
— FF247 (@FantasyFooty247) July 19, 2018
Interest in Chelsea assets are building, following the recruitment of new manager Maurizio Sarri. FPL Stag looks at how his input can be positive for fantasy managers, including defensive stability. With a favoured 4-3-3 formation, Marcos Alonso’s days as a wing back may be numbered.
🔵 MAURIZIO SARRI 🔵
— #FPL Stag 🇨🇽 (@FPLStag) July 19, 2018
FPL Hints returns to the Community XI with his take on rotating pairs for the initial stages of the season. West Ham feature heavily in the rotation, with early home games against Bournemouth and newly promoted Wolves. Access the Google document to manipulate the options yourself.
5 Rotation Sequences / Defensive Pairings – Initial Fixtures (2018/2019 season):https://t.co/exb8xnG2H2
— Chief ⚽ #FPL Manager 🇨🇽 🏴 (@FPLHints) July 13, 2018
Manchester United topped the clean sheet charts last season, with a shut out occurring in every other game. Many managers will be surprised to see Liverpool featuring so highly in the FPL Secrets tally: a new goalkeeper will encourage the appeal in their back line.
Who kept the most clean sheets last season? 📊
Man U – 19
Man City – 18
Liverpool – 17
Spurs – 16
Chelsea – 16
Arsenal – 13
Burnley – 12
Brighton – 10
Everton – 10
West Ham – 10
Newcastle – 9
Leicester – 9
Palace – 9
Watford – 9
Saints – 8
Bournemouth – 6
— #FPL Secrets (@FPLSecrets) July 16, 2018
Earlier this week, FPL Updates kicked off their team previews with Arsenal. With Koscielney likely to miss the whole of the first half of the season, there’s a 4.5 million hidden gem who could provide a budget way into the Gunners defence.
ARSENAL #FPL PROSPECTS
Considering bringing in #FPL players from Arsenal? Here's our thoughts on their potential, along with a hidden gem, star man, differential pick and predicted lineup:
— FPL Updates (@Fpl_Updates) July 16, 2018
7. Always Cheating
The second part of the Always Cheating team preview podcast has been included in ou 3 weeks countdown. The team analyse the many options in the Manchester City midfield: which one will you be risking under Pep’s rotation?
Pod #133: And here's the second half of our big 2018-19 #FPL team preview extravaganza, going in-depth 🧬🔬🕳️🔓 on #LCFC #mancity #ManUtd #NUFC #saintsfc #COYS #watfordfc #WHU #wolves. Check out last week's episode for the other ten clubs. #hailcheaters https://t.co/nTKy5DBgW3
— Always Cheating #FPL Podcast (@hailcheaters) July 17, 2018
The FPL Prince debuts in our 3 weeks preview, with his thread on the best value players in FPL this season. There’s numerous options in each playing position that have made the top 10, including an Arsenal midfielder that Emery will be relying on.
Thread on the best value players in #FPL this year…
— FPL Prince (@TheFPLPrince) July 13, 2018
9. Utterly TC
At the close of last season, Tom Campbell set out some under the radar statistics for 2017/18. Use the knowledge in this thread when building your Gameweek 1 FPL side. Discover why you should consider Jamie Vardy, despite games against Manchester United and Liverpool in his opening four games.
1. Richarlison concluded the season with 17 consecutive playing gameweeks of non-attacking returns, averaging 1.6 points per gameweek.
— Tom Campbell (@UtterlyTC) May 19, 2018
90MAAT kindly posted our article on how the World Cup will affect the start of the FPL season. Harry Kane’s ownership is currently at over 30%, but he’s unlikely to feature in Gameweek 1 after reaching the World Cup Semi-Finals with England.
*** Extremely pleased to announce a collaboration with a long-time supporter of 90MAAT who is an integral part of the FPL community ***
— 90MAAT⚽ (@90MAAT_) July 17, 2018
The World Cup is just one factor which is in FPL managers thoughts ahead of the new season. In the latest thread, the FPL Editor sets out his “safe” picks to reduce risk in the early stages of the 2018/19 Fantasy Premier League season. Salah is given must-have status.
🏆 A GW1 squad thread 🏆
This thread presents you with a team that is structured in a way that adheres to my current pinned tweet relating to "safe" &"risky" picks
Based on those FIVE points in the pinned tweet this current crop of players are ALL "safe" & I will breakdown each pic.twitter.com/CUx37ELPBH
— The Editor (@FPLEditor) July 15, 2018
BEFORE YOU GO… With just three weeks to go, check out our fixture calendar which we published earlier this week. Will you be setting your team up for the opening fixtures before activating an early wildcard?