FPL Tips Gameweek 9 | Last Minute

Fantasy Football Tips Gameweek 9

Fantasy Football Tips GW9 from our Fantasy Football Community ahead of the post International Break Deadline.

With a host of injuries to manage in our squads, the community provide the very best Fantasy Football tips for Gameweek 9.


The captaincy debate for the fantasy football tips gameweek 9 is raging strong, and with Spurs facing Manchester City, plus Salah out, the race looks open. Josh and Brandon discuss their thoughts on the latest episode of the Always Cheating podcast, and it’s Bruno Fernandes who takes centre stage.


With significant swings in form and fixtures experienced at this stage of the season, the template looks to be moving. Ted Talks FPL considers the most highly owned players in each position and the potential replacements we ought to be considering in a quest to move up the rankings.


One hot position for transfers right now is among defenders, with Trent Alexander-Arnold set to miss a significant number of games. Ben Chilwell tops the list of replacements given his recent form in a solid Chelsea defence, and he looks to have regained fitness from his back issue.


Budget forwards are getting plenty of attention right now and there’s no wonder when you consider the output of Watkins and Bamford in recent weeks. There’s not much to split the pair for the FPL GW9 Tips, with another classic consideration of whether you should back form or fixtures.

Clean Sheets

With eight weeks of data, some patterns and trends are finally emerging for us fantasy football managers, especially when it comes to predicting clean sheets. Four sides have a great run of games in their next three when it comes to clean sheet potential for you to invest in.


Another hot topic in the community this week is what to do with Spurs assets given their upcoming fixture swing. It’s one discussion point on a brand new podcast, Episode 1 of FPL Double Up, featuring FPL Heisenberg (Wes) and John Nellis. Make sure to listen and give your support!


Ben Dinnery has been kept busy this International Break monitoring injuries and COVID-19 news for the Gameweek 9 FPL Tips. Perhaps the biggest news has been the emergence of a positive test for Mo Salah. We are still waiting for concrete news on how many games he’s likely to be out for.


The FPL Fan Show has gone to new lengths to continue to record following another lockdown, but they’ve provided some great insight for the Fantasy Football Gameweek 9 tips. Potential transfers in the midfield are under examination, including options from both Manchester United and Chelsea.


The bookies odds can be very insightful when it comes to nailing down those selections and captaincy. FPL Salah provides the latest anytime goalscorer probabilities, with an unpredictable week in which no player manages to cross the magical 50% barrier. Four players sit at 47%.


Huge gains and falls in overall rank can be had by getting a good blend of differentials and it’s a topic studied by All About FPL in this latest Twitter thread. All of the FPL GW9 Differential Picks have an ownership of under 10%, with plenty having good fixtures on the horizon.


Finally, it’s important for us fantasy managers to look to the long-term when it comes to utilising our fantasy chips and it’s something that guru Ben Crellin constantly monitors. The big hurdle to overcome soon is the Blank GW18 and Double GW19 which could be confirmed soon.

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