FPL 2021-22: Team Locked In and Analysis for GW8

Bertrand Traore

The team for GW8 has been locked in with Salah looking the best choice for the Captain’s armband. Salah has been amazing for Liverpool and has been consistent and providing returns almost every single GW. Moreover, he is also on penalty duties which give a higher chance to provide attacking returns to the FPL managers.

FPL managers might look into other potential captaincy options in the Foxes forward Jamie Vardy for GW8.

However, with the return of Ihenacho into the starting XI. Vardy might not get much into the box compared to when he was a lone striker.

There are many other options also available as Manchester City is going to face Burnley against whom they have had an amazing record in the past. If you are able to guess Pep’s roulette and get the right player who will be starting from Torres, Foden, Grealish, Sterling, and Mahrez. There is a huge chance of getting attacking returns taking points to double digits.

West Ham had an amazing start to their season with Antonio and Benrahma tearing up defenses getting goals and assists and providing an amazing set of attacking options on a budget.

Players To Transfer In on a Wildcard for the GW8:

Ivan Toney:

The Brentford no.9 has been creating chances for teammates and also getting into goal-scoring positions making him a player who can provide good attacking returns. The run of fixtures after this GW for the game against Chelsea looks pretty good.

Son Heung-min:

From the stats shown by FPL experts, Son is averaging 7 points per GW this season with only Salah above him in midfielders. Son is a crucial player along with Kane for Spurs and is heavily involved. Spurs also face Newcastle United for the upcoming GW so will have a good chance to provide huge attacking returns.

Timo Werner:

The German forward will have a boost of confidence after scoring 3 goals in 2 games for club and country. This could finally be Timo time in Premier League.

Hwang Hee-chan:

The South-Korean had an amazing start to his life at Wolverhampton scoring on debut against Watford. Hwang later added 2 more goals to his tally scoring against Newcastle forming a partnership with Raul Jimenez.

Important News: Trent Alexander Arnold returns to training and could possibly be in contention to start for the GW8 game against Watford.

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