Fantasy Premier League 2020/21 Gameweek 5: Three in, three out

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 5 is set to get underway on Saturday the 17th of October.

The first clash of the weekend pits Everton against Liverpool at 12:30 PM UK time.

As a result, your team must be locked in by 11 AM UK time on Saturday.

Gameweek 5 will come to an end on Monday the 19th, when Leeds and Wolves face off.

Below are 101’s FPL tips for the upcoming game week.

Three in, including Tottenham midfielder

Heung-min Son (9.1)

Your first FPL pick of the week should be Tottenham midfielder, Heung-min Son.

Spurs have enjoyed a solid start to the season, in part due to some quality creative exploits from Harry Kane. This comes with the English international having begun to take up a slightly deeper role for the Lilywhites.

The player to have benefited most from this role change has been Son.

The South Korean has already managed six goals in the league this term, all of which have been assisted by Kane.

Son has also chipped in with one assist of his own, earning him a league-high 45 points on FPL, across just four outings.

As such, given the fact that he is also a lot cheaper than the likes of Mohamed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, bringing in Son should be a no-brainer.

Jack Grealish (7.1)

Whilst he is currently being overlooked by Gareth Southgate, you really shouldn’t be overlooking Jack Grealish in FPL.

At a price of just 7.1, the Aston Villa standout represents one of the best budget options in the game.

Despite struggling last season, Villa, since securing a number of solid signings, have hit the ground running this term, winning their opening three games.

Grealish, meanwhile, whilst having played one less game than most Premier League players, is still the 3rd highest-scoring midfielder on FPL, after assisting three and scoring three in three outings.

Dean Smith’s men will face off with Leicester in GW5, and though the Foxes have enjoyed a decent start to the campaign, they have kept just one clean sheet in four outings.

James Rodriguez (7.8)

The final player you should add to your side this game week is James Rodriguez.

Like Grealish, Rodriguez is very reasonably priced, considering the returns he has managed already this season.

The Colombian has notched three goals and two assists in the Premier League, proving key to Everton’s charge to the top of the English top-flight table.

Granted, you may be somewhat skeptical about signing Rodriguez this week, as Everton are set to take on Liverpool.

But, as evidenced by their 7-2 defeat at Aston Villa, the champions are not currently at their best, and an in-form Rodriguez should be able to exploit that.

Adrian is also expected to start between the sticks at Goodson Park, with Alisson injured, which should only increase Everton’s chances of scoring.

 

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Three out, including Arsenal midfielder

Aleksandar Mitrovic (5.9)

Aleksandar Mitrovic started the season as a 6.0-priced forward.

Considering his superb 2019/20 campaign in the Championship, the Serbian therefore looked set to represent a great budget option.

However, even the most skeptical of fans probably didn’t expect newly-promoted Fulham to look quite as woeful so early in the campaign.

Scott Parker’s side are yet to pick up a single point, and currently sit dead bottom of the Premier League.

As such, you would probably be better served selling Mitrovic for someone like Patrick Bamford.

Willian (7.9)

Willian started his Arsenal career in style, garnering a hat-trick of assists on his debut vs Fulham.

As a result, at his original price of 8.0, most no doubt viewed the Brazilian as a great option.

However, though his displays since haven’t necessarily been poor, goal contributions just haven’t been there.

In fact, across his last three league starts, Willian hasn’t managed to provide a single goal or assist.

As a result, you should look to sell the former Chelsea man, and sign someone like Grealish or Rodriguez, both of whom are currently cheaper.

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (right) celebrates scoring his side’s third goal of the game with da Silva Willian during the Premier League match at Craven Cottage, London. (Photo by Ben Stanstall/PA Images via Getty Images)

Callum Hudson-Odoi (5.6)

With Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech having missed the start of the season due to injury, Frank Lampard handed Callum Hudson-Odoi a decent number of minutes.

This, coupled with his low price-tag, may have encouraged some users to snap up the midfielder.

However, despite putting on some solid displays, CHO has provided just one direct goal contribution in the Premier League this season.

With Ziyech now closing on a return to the pitch, meanwhile, it is hard to envision the Englishman earning too many starts in the near future.

See also: Chelsea FC vs Southampton FC betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Manchester City FC vs Arsenal FC betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds


This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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