With the International Break finally over, it’s time for the community to look ahead to the FPL Gameweek 5 tips.
It’s been a busy week in the transfer window, with Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son dominating the transfers in for the FPL Gameweek 5 Tips.
Many managers are clamouring for in-form Spurs players this week, and while the luxury would be to have both, many need to choose between Son and Kane. FPL Heisenberg has crunched the numbers on this sensational duo for the FPL Gameweek 5 tips.
#FPL mini-thread (1/3)
Son 🇰🇷 | Kane 🏴 | GW1-GW4
▪︎ Total shots: 10 – 19 🏴
▪︎ Shots in the box: 7 – 14 🏴
▪︎ Shots on target: 7 – 10 🏴
▪︎ Big chances: 6 – 5 🇰🇷
▪︎ Expected goals: 2.96 – 3.53 🏴
▪︎ Goals: 6 – 3 🇰🇷 pic.twitter.com/aNblbQxCZd
— FPL Heisenberg (@FPL_Heisenberg) October 14, 2020
One of the most high profile managers in the community, Will from Fantasy Football Hub, has activated his wildcard over the International Break. Check out his latest YouTube video to see how he’s planning to set up for the foreseeable.
Gameweek 5 #FPL Team Reveal Video
— Will (Fantasy Football Hub) (@FFH_Will) October 14, 2020
Player form is a huge consideration, especially when fixtures and difficulty are so difficult to call. FPL Spectrum analyses the consistent returners, with a familiar host of names in the spotlight to date. It comes as no surprise to see them ranked highly for transfers in too.
Here's the latest form table to digest over the international break. Top "points per appearance" so far:
— FPL Spectrum (@FPLSpectrum) October 6, 2020
FPL General updates his watchlist following the first block of Premier League fixtures on the latest episode of the 59th Minute Podcast. Patience is urged once more as we wait for the season to settle down, but there are some sensible moves that could be made this week.
— FPL General (@FPLGeneral) October 14, 2020
The first International Break has always been a traditionally popular time to wildcard, and one half of the Hail Cheaters has activated this week. Josh runs through his latest wildcard ideas on the latest episode of the Always Cheating podcast, with an eye on upcoming fixtures too.
🔊 Pod #244: New episode previewing #GW5 fixtures, transfer targets, and captain picks! Plus, we take a closer look at Josh's active wildcard and debate the #FPL appeal of Spurs attack, Man City, and Aston Villa. #hailcheaters #MFFA 🎧 Listen & subscribe: https://t.co/JT8F6BSFuc
— Always Cheating FPL (@hailcheaters) October 12, 2020
Ted Talks FPL has been back crunching the data for the FPL Gameweek 5 tips, with clear results on his top five players for the season. Mo Salah leads the way with a superb balance of goal and assist threat, ahead the duo of Spurs attackers.
📊 Top 5 MUST-HAVE Players 📊 pic.twitter.com/4jFW1jw3iV
— Ted (@TedTalksFPL) October 6, 2020
It’s set to be a busy couple of days for injury news but Ben Dinnery will have us covered ahead of the deadline for the FPL Gameweek 5 tips. There’s already been some positive news for Tariq Lamptey ahead of Brighton’s derby game against Crystal Palace.
"Lamptey (hamstring) has trained today and we’ll see how he responds to that," revealed Potter. "Izquierdo has been training and we may see if he can get some more action for the U23s this weekend. Propper has trained this week too – we’ll make a decision over the weekend" #BHAFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) October 15, 2020
In the latest edition of my form vs fixture charts on Fantasy Football Hub, I’ve taken form from the opening four gameweeks along with fixture difficulty to come up with my top three transfer targets this week. I’ve made a decision on Kane or Son.
📅 NEW #FPL POST 📅
Form 🆚 Fixtures by FFCommunity_
Who has the perfect blend of form and fixtures going into Gameweek 5?
🎯 Top teams to target
🔥 3 top player picks
RTs appreciated 👍
— Fantasy Football Hub (@FFH_HQ) October 7, 2020
The bookies odds can be very insightful when it comes to nailing down those selections and captaincy. FPL Salah provides the latest clean sheet probabilities and it’s slim pickings: can Sheffield United finally find some joy as they host Fulham?
#GW5 clean sheet probability %
— FPL Salah (Abdul) (@FPL_Salah) October 13, 2020
The period post International Break always poses big questions about availability and Everton could potentially struggle to field James Rodriguez in the Merseyside Derby. FPL Tipz shares the facts and starts the discussion for the significant early kick off.
James Rodriguez over the break 🇨🇴
🔘75 minutes in the early hours of Saturday Morning
🔘90 minutes in the early hours of Wednesday Morning
The flight home from Columbia is 9+ hours long
Everton vs Liverpool is at 12:30 on Saturday morning – do we expect him to play? pic.twitter.com/AgF61VrE0s
— FPLTIPZ (Harry) (@FPLTIPZ) October 14, 2020
It’s no surprise to see the two Spurs attackers heading up the Fantasy Football Pundits captaincy poll for Gameweek 5, with Mo Salah among the names in the frame. It could be a split decision this week, with no clear standout: will a good choice propel you up the rankings?
📊 THE #GW5 CAPTAINS POLL 📊
It’s that time again #FPL bosses – you know what to do…
Who will be YOUR Gameweek 5️⃣ captain?
[💬 if your captain isn’t listed, please comment below]
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) October 15, 2020
Finally, Joe goes solo this week in the latest Fantasy Football Scout video, as he casts his eye over the best captain picks this week. There will be some headaches in there, with question marks over some of our most favoured premium players in the game.
— Fantasy Football Scout (@FFScout) October 13, 2020
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