Community XI: Budget Forwards

Budget Forwards

Last season saw the emergence of using solely budget forwards in your FPL front line.

With value lying in budget forwards, managers are tempted to set up without any premiums leading the line.

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I) Stats Bomb

It looks as though Everton are moving to sign Moise Kean from Juventus to solve their striker problems. He could be a great option to start the season with, given Everton’s great fixtures, and at a budget friendly price.


II) Andy

Andy has produced some interesting statistics on five budget forwards that should be under consideration for your Gameweek 1 squads. Plenty of these assets start with great fixtures.


III) Weekly

On the Fantasy Weekly podcast last week, I recommended Glenn Murray as one of the budget forwards who could be a differential. Age isn’t on his side, but consistency is.


IV) Arrow

Diogo Jota is one of the most popular budget forwards in the game, depsite a price increase and a change of position. Arrow FPL have produced an informative thread on how he can allow upgrades elsewhere.


V) Family

FPL managers are spoilt for choice in the budget forwards department, including last seasons Championship leading goal scorer, Pukki. Lee from FPL Family sets out the £6.5 million options.


VI) Neil

There’s also depth in the slightly lower £6.0 million bracket, including that man Glenn Murray. Neil sets out some of his options as this budget friendly price.


VII) Stag

FPL Stag has produced an informative Twitter thread showcasing his favoured mid-price players in each position. He’s less than impressed by the potential downgrades, preferring premium options.


VIII) Luckhurst

There’s positive news coming out of Manchester United, that youngster Mason Greenwood could be set to start the season. At just £4.5 million, he’s a must own in FPL.


IX) Hopcroft

Adam Hopcroft has provided a statistical comparison of some of the most popular budget forwards. They all look like intriguing options and there’s another man for the watchlist.


X) Rebant

Rebant has done some in depth visualisations to help us decide between the best budget forwards. Ashley Barnes looks to have plenty of potential, followed by Josh King.


XI – Hub

The Fantasy Football Hub team are big advocates of the budget forwards and use their new Opta Tool to help target the best one to buy. Rebant returns with his analysis also.


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