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FPL team tips GW26 – FFGeek contributors show their GW26 teams part 1

FPL team tips GW26

Right here’s our FPL staff ideas GW25 article the place the first group of the FFGeek contributors present their groups for GW26. On this half there’s Jordan Sadler, Joseph Crilley, Prakhar Patel, Yaniv Salomon,  Costas Chari and Sergio Torija

FPL group ideas GW26 – FFGeek contributors present their GW26 groups half 1

Right here’s half 1 of the FPL managers who contribute to the FFGeek website with good histories who present their groups every week. It will give individuals a really feel for what different managers are doing. It’s a reasonably casual factor with no obligation on anybody and these groups might change at anytime earlier than the deadline with out additional discover. It additionally wont cowl early transfers. It’s simply to provide an concept of the developments for the week no extra.

On the finish of every commentary I’ve included a switch abstract.

Jordan Sadler

Jordan completed with an general rank of 76okay final season

GW25 factors: 96 (common 65) Complete factors 1,632, Gameweek rank 384okay, General Rank: 1k, Inexperienced arrow 1k, Workforce Worth: £105.9m

GW25 assessment

It was a superb double gameweek for me, taking me to my highest OR of the season of 1055th. The large rating from my captain Aguero actually helped increase my rank this week alongside the opposite 6 returners in my squad. My returners have been Aguero 38, Luiz 13, Jimenez 9, Silva Eight, Pogba 7, Rashford 7 and Doherty 7.

I used to be very disillusioned by my three Liverpool blanks versus West Ham. Since I introduced Alisson in to double up on the Liverpool defence Four weeks in the past they’ve solely managed the one clear sheet which actually isn’t ok. That’s now just one clear sheet within the final 6 weeks for Liverpool in order that double up could also be one thing I’ll have to think about quickly if it doesn’t decide up. My different clean was Richarlison although I’m not too stunned at that taking a look at Everton’s current type and the fixtures he had, no matter him having two. I did get the 50/50 between Sterling + Wan-Bissaka and Silva + Richarlison improper with regard to this week, nevertheless it solely was a 5 level distinction and that may simply be made up for this week by having Silva + Richarlison enjoying this week over Sterling + Digne. Silva truly carried out rather well in each video games and simply might have had extra returns so I’m content material with my selection.

Gameweek 26:


Easy switch for this week: Aguero out, Aubameyang in. The plenty determined to promote Wednesday night time stopping Aguero’s worth rise that was about to occur so misplaced some potential worth there however oh properly. The plan for GW27 is to switch out Silva for Son after which that leaves me with the 11 gamers I want. I’m not notably pleased about my workforce for GW27 resulting from me having two Man United forwards and a couple of Liverpool defenders however I’m positive fairly a couple of individuals are in an identical place for that week.


My first sub for this week is Digne versus Watford away as I can’t see Everton preserving a clear sheet and I’m nonetheless a bit bitter concerning the -2 he gave me the opposite week. My second sub is Luiz on account of him enjoying Man Metropolis away. Lastly, my third sub is Puncheon versus Arsenal at house.


I’ll most likely be captaining Salah for this gameweek. Bournemouth vs Liverpool is generally a excessive scoring recreation with Liverpool scoring 18 within the final 6 occasions they’ve met and Salah scoring 5 within the final three occasions.

Switch abstract:  Aguero out Aubameyang in.

Joseph Crilley

Joseph completed with an general rank of 7k final season and 13okay in 16/17

GW25 factors: 63 (common 65) Complete factors 1,492, Gameweek rank three,203okay, General Rank: 109okay, pink arrow 26okay, Staff Worth: £104.3m

GW25 evaluation

One other poor gameweek for my group and I place the blame squarely on the doorways of Pep Guardiola and Leroy Sané following the latter’s single level efficiency through the double gameweek. Naturally, I had positioned the armband on him which severely hindered my rating leading to a big purple arrow regardless of 7/11 returners. Unusually sufficient, the 4 gamers who blanked comprised of two double gameweekers and two Liverpool belongings. I had determined towards bringing in Aguero as a consequence of the truth that he solely had two double determine hauls all season and it might require a -Eight to deliver him in. The one saving grace was that avoiding him meant preserving Hazard however that was a minor constructive crumb on a plate of distress that I’m hoping to bounce again from.

GW26 Workforce

Taking a look at my workforce, there are three potential issues in Sane, Hazard and Richarlison with two apparent switch targets that I want to usher in – Son and Aubameyang. After his midweek efficiency, it was inconceivable for me to not take away Sané and usher in Son in order that transfer was made virtually instantly and I’m positive that I gained’t be the one one making that transfer! The Spurs man has been in scintillating type and I’ve been extremely impressed with how he has stepped up within the absence of Kane which I absolutely anticipate to proceed.

Turning my consideration to Aubameyang, who’s the apparent captaincy candidate within the gameweek after this and whose sacrifice must be Hazard. With Chelsea dealing with a visit to the Etihad this week, I’ve contemplated making the swap for GW26, nevertheless it appears extreme when a -Eight can be required. The information that Aubameyang was struggling with sickness on Thursday has given me sufficient confidence to carry off on this transfer for now, however it’s going to possible be made subsequent week and presumably after a haul from the Arsenal man!

That leaves Richarlison who’s having a case of déjà vu together with his performances dropping considerably within the second half of the season once more. There are potential replacements in Jota and Anderson, however with the Brazilian being rested midweek and dealing with his former aspect this weekend, then it’s one other transfer that I’m comfortable to attend on for now.

Salah is up towards Bournemouth at Anfield on Saturday which makes it a simple captaincy choice regardless of blanks within the final two weeks. I’m anticipating an enormous victory for the Reds on the weekend given the away type of Bournemouth and their damage state of affairs – hopefully Salah can have a outstanding position!

Better of luck to everybody this weekend and should your arrows be inexperienced!

Switch abstract:  Sane out Son HM in

FPL team tips GW26

Prakhar Patel

Prakhar completed in 17th general in fantasy premier league final season.  A tremendous achievement

GW25 factors: 80 (common 65) Complete factors 1,579, Gameweek rank 1,396okay, General Rank: 9k, inexperienced arrow 1k, Group Worth: £103.1m

After a reasonably respectable double recreation week with 80 factors, that is how the staff stands. The precedence is to eliminate gamers having a clean in GW27. Hazard has Metropolis away so he makes method for Son this week who seems to be unstoppable.

Captaincy is a troublesome one however you simply can’t look previous Salah at residence to Bournemouth.The one bench choice I’m but to make is Holebas vs Wan-Bissaka however for now it’s Wan Bissaka.

I’ll replace the group on Twitter earlier than the deadline.

Good luck everybody and should your arrows be inexperienced!

Switch abstract:  Hazard out Son in.

 FPL team tips GW26

Yaniv Salomon

Yaniv completed with an 8k OR final season

GW25 factors: 53 (common 65) Complete factors 1,537, Gameweek rank Four,416okay, General Rank: 34okay, pink arrow 17okay, Group Worth: £105.7m

Hello guys,


So this was my worst GW of this season.  A lot of the contributors and most of my money mini league leaders went with Kun for this DGW (some even pushed the TC chip).   That was the apparent factor to do, particularly once I might do a straight swap of Auba to Kun and not using a hit (numerous managers did the Kun for minus Four!).   I select to maintain Auba considering Kun will begin solely the primary recreation. I actually didn’t anticipate his hat trick.  I’m guessing that if he had just one recreation vs Arsenal he wouldn’t have been such a captain favorite however that was my dangerous name.

I captained Richarlison.  My pal Omer Reshef laughed at me and informed me Richarlison will get three /Four factors.  I ought to have listened.   I used to be positive he would play 180 minutes (all at house).  By my calculation he had round 70% to return at the very least one time utilizing the chances.  I subsequently thought there was an excellent change of double determine factors.  So I stored 2 FTs to organize higher for DGW27. The plan failed sadly. Kun began in each matches, was sensible within the first one scoring a simple hat trick (though the final one was together with his hand), whereas Wealthy didn’t shoot even as soon as vs Wolves and even didn’t begin vs. Metropolis! So it was an enormous misplaced of 33!!! factors not bringing in and captaining Kun (19*2+three VS three*2+2).  A loss that may virtually value an entire season.

I obtained 53 factors and rank of Four.Four million, and that’s as an alternative of 86 with 800okay rank, however lets transfer ahead.

Of the 9 remaining  gamers gamers, and besides my three Liverpool gamers (I wanted a CS a lot) all the opposite 6 returned, often I might have a pleasant GW, nevertheless it was all about whether or not you KUNed or not.


So let’s lastly transfer ahead to GW26, with 2 FT , I needed to start out eliminate the clean gamers of GW27.  I didn’t have any Metropolis belongings as you perceive, I had Alonso, Richarlison and Digne, the harder recreation for each groups was Chelsea vs Metropolis, so I went with Alonso out and Richarlison out who simply appears means out of shape.

I introduced Son again in (the identical Son that I took out too early beforehand, and who now performs as a striker).   He’s in superb type and needs to be in.  I additionally purchased in Kolasinac who has three good fixtures forward with a great probability for attacking returns.  There’s even an opportunity for Arsenal to maintain a CS one way or the other!  I did early transfers due to Son’s early rise in worth and I used precisely all my cash to do the commerce.  So I’ve very good squad for this GW and I hope I can climb again up the ranks.  My major goal continues to be the identical and that’s  ending within the prime 10okay.  This week I dropped from 17okay to 34okay and have to climb again step-by-step.

Concerning the line-up

Robust calls as all of my gamers have good fixtures this GW.   I’m selecting to maintain Shaw on the bench.  He ought to have gotten three bonus factors final week apart from a yellow card.   Nevertheless  three different defensive starters in Kolasinac and Robertson are in approach higher attacking type.  Doherty with a brace and help in mid-week cup recreation.  My different 2 on the bench are Deulofeu who began to decelerate his type and in addition began to go down in his minutes and Digne is the third sub on account of Everton dangerous type.   I’ve 2 flags with Auba (Sick?) and Jota, I hope and assume each of them might be advantageous however even when not I’m not fearful.


Salah will certainly get it, I THINK Liverpool will explode at residence this weekend after their disappointing efficiency at West Ham, particularly as they’re enjoying one of many worst defensive groups within the league.

Few phrases relating to the chips, first thanks for the Geek who put my choice as a 3rd one.  It’s an honour and for now I’m sticking with my unique plan WC30, FH31, BB32 and TC35/36, however I’ll determine solely after the quarter remaining draw!

Good luck all

Switch abstract:  Alonso and Richarlison out for Kolasinac and Son HM in.

 FPL team tips GW26

Costas Chari

Costas completed with an OR of 29okay final season and 27okay in 16/17

GW25 factors: 85 (common 65) Complete factors 1,502, Gameweek rank 989okay, General Rank: 86okay, inexperienced arrow 25okay, Staff Worth: £102.6m

Hiya guys!

Nice week for me as the choice to take out Firmino for Aguero actually paid off. A lot of inexperienced arrows in all places so all good.

Might have been higher if Sane and Moura weren’t subbed this early however Sane was truly Citys worst participant towards Everton as much as that time so cant actually complain.

Shifting ahead – As I don’t personal a second wildcard having performed it a couple of GWs in the past I’ll begin shifting in gamers of the groups that would not have a clean. Having three Liverpool gamers is a should so I moved out Sane who has Chelsea and a clean subsequent for Mane. That makes me proudly owning Salah Mane and Van Dijk which is nice Liverpool cowl though they’ve dipped in type. Gamers from Newcastle, Bournemouth and Burnley will comply with.

Captain- It’s Salah and Mane because the VC this week

Good luck

Switch abstract:  Sane out for Mane

 FPL team tips GW26

Sergio Torija

Sergio completed with an OR of 17okay final season and 21okay in 16/17

GW25 factors: 56 -Four (common 65) Complete factors 1,343 Gameweek rank Four,139okay, General Rank: 1,324okay, inexperienced arrow 233okay, Workforce Worth: £102.0m

I hold within the darkness with my fpl group after the third consecutive week by which I drop round 200Okay locations, one thing that I had by no means skilled within the final 2 or three season enjoying this recreation. I got here loser within the Pep roulette with Sane, I left good factors within the bench, and the one positives have been Hazard haul (lastly) and Felipe Anderson again on prime type.

In the mean time I don’t even really feel like taking a look at my group, as a result of in all probability I might find yourself taking a number of hits or doing one thing silly. So I feel this week my absolute best transfer is to not do something and take just a little fpl break earlier than GW27 decreased schedule in two weeks time. Captain Salah towards Bournemouth

Good luck for GW26 geekers!

Switch abstract:  Carrying over a free switch

 FPL team tips GW26

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