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GW1 Differentials: Divock Origi

The Scout 7 Aug 2019
Divock Origi

The Scout says Liverpool forward has form to thrive in season opener with Norwich City

The Scout is selecting four overlooked players who could be set for a breakout Gameweek 1 in Fantasy Premier League.

Divock Origi (LIV) £5.5m

The Liverpool forward is owned by only 2.8 per cent of managers for his home encounter with Norwich City.

This is partly down to the popularity of his team-mates.

The Reds have four of the 11 most-selected players in FPL. And as managers can only pick three players per club, Origi has mainly been ignored.

However, he is expected to line up alongside Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) and Roberto Firmino (£9.5m) in Liverpool’s front three against the Canaries.

This is because Sadio Mane (£11.5m) was late back to pre-season due to an extended summer of action for Senegal.

Building momentum

Origi played more minutes than any Liverpool attacker during pre-season.

And he scored three goals, the second-highest total after youngster Rhian Brewster (£4.5m), who struck four times. 

That points to a successful start to the campaign for Origi, who can appeal to managers looking for a short-term solution up front.

Also in this series

Part 1: GW1 Differentials: Kyle Walker-Peters
Part 2: GW1 Differentials: Chris Wood
Part 3: GW1 Differentials: Callum Robinson

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