Frustrating starts, but don’t ignore these three from your FPL teams

Newcastle United: Jamaal Lascelles (£4.8m)
Newcastle United have made a poor start to the Premier League season, claiming just two points from their first seven league matches.

Rafael Benitez will point to an incredibly difficult fixture list, which has included matches against Tottenham, Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal.

Fixtures significantly improve after GW8 and it could be time to back the strength of a Benitez side, their defence!

After a trip to Old Trafford on Saturday, Newcastle do not face a team who finished in the top seven of the Premier League last campaign until the 26th December.

Newcastle kept nine clean sheets last season and Jamal Lascelles averages a goal every 10 Premier League matches!

Lascelles’ price has dropped after just seven matches and at £4.8m, the Newcastle captain is certainly one to consider over the month or so.

Newcastle to keep a clean sheet away at Manchester United: 5/1 with Bet 365

Watford: Gerard Deulofeu (£5.4m)
Watford may be without a win in three; however they have still made a good start to the season and their fixture list is getting easier over the next few weeks.

Bournemouth and Huddersfield both travel to Vicarage Road in the next three, whilst Watford also face the likes of Newcastle and Southampton before the end of November.

Watford struggled in the second half of the previous campaign, however the form of loanee Gerard Deulofeu was one of few highlights and a deal was made permanent in the summer.

Deulofeu’s season is yet to get going following injury; however Watford manager Javi Gracia confirmed he could return on the weekend for the visit of Bournemouth.

At just £5.4m, Deulofeu represents an absolute bargain provided he can overcome his fitness issues.

Liverpool: Mohammed Salah (£12.9m)
Over 600,000 fantasy football owners have sold Mohammed Salah over the last three Game Weeks, but KEEP THE FAITH!

Whilst I’m not suggesting you should transfer him in – if you have him, do not sell.

It is hard to argue that £12.9m is overpriced for Salah, but if you were going to flog, it would have needed to be have been done before the recent Chelsea fixture.

The fear of rotation is there with Salah this campaign; however there is more chance of him getting a break in the Champions League, with Liverpool facing a double header against Serbian side Crvena Zvezda

Liverpool’s fixture list is incredible after the international break with games against Huddersfield Town (A) and Cardiff City (H) – a run of matches where you will want Salah!

Mohammed Salah anytime goalscorer vs. Manchester City: 10/7 with 888 Sport

 

 

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