Key FPL transfers this week
Gameweek 19 ended on Thursday evening with the match between Fulham and Chelsea. Only to be immediately followed on Friday evening by the opening game of Double Gameweek 20. Here we take a look at the transfer market and the key FPL transfers. FPL managers can also check who is popular and who isn’t through the Official FPL website.
The transfers below show the movement of players ahead of the Gameweek 20 deadline which was on Friday evening.
Top transfers in
After scoring again in Gameweek 19 and scoring a brace in the League Cup, Marcus Rashford (£7.0m) was the most transferred in player ahead of Gameweek 20. Rashford plays twice in Gameweek 20, facing Manchester City and Crystal Palace. The appeal of the Double Gameweek means that over 633,000 managers have signed the midfielder.
Luke Shaw (£5.1m) registered a goal and a clean sheet in Gameweek 19, also picking up bonus points for his owners. The defender has been in excellent form since returning from the World Cup and is the highest scoring FPL player since Gameweek 17. Over 632,000 FPL managers bought the defender ahead of Gameweek 20.
Harry Kane (£11.6m) registered a brace in Gameweek 19 as well as picking up an assist and all three bonus points. The forward plays twice in Gameweek 20, facing Arsenal and Man City. Kane scored in both of these fixtures last season. He was the third most popular transfer ahead of Gameweek 20 in with over 567,000 transfers in.
Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.9m) was booked in the first match of Gameweek 19. This meant that he was suspended for the game against Chelsea which made up the second match of Fulham’s double. Mitrovic will be available again for Gameweek 20 when Fulham play in form Newcastle. Over 299,000 managers signed the forward.
Even though Martin Odegaard (£6.6m) blanked in Gameweek 19 he was still the fifth most popular transfer in. The Arsenal captain picked up a booking in Gameweek 19 during the Gunners 0-0 draw with Arsenal. Over 290,000 managers signed the midfielder this week, ahead of Arsenal’s North London Derby match away at Spurs.
Top transfers out
Leandro Trossard (£6.8m) was the most transferred out player ahead of Gameweek 20.. The Brighton midfielder didn’t feature in Gameweek 19 and hasn’t returned now since Gameweek 15. Over 555,000 managers have sold Trossard this week.
Liverpool’s Mo Salah (£12.9m) is the second most transferred out player. Liverpool have been struggling for consistency recently and Salah has now failed to return in the last two Gameweeks. Over 425,000 managers have parted company with the most expensive player in the game.
Man City play twice in Gameweek 20, however Joao Cancelo (£7.2m) was still the fourth most transferred out player ahead of the deadline. The defender has only picked up three points since the restart of the Premier League season. He was sold ny over 394,000 managers.
Ivan Toney (£7.4m) picked up an injury in Gameweek 18 which saw him miss out in Gameweek 19. As a result the Brentford forward is the second most transfered out player. Over 376,000 managers have sold him.
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