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The Scout's essential FPL tips for Gameweek 8

The Scout 4 Oct 2019
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Ones to watch? Best differentials? Find everything you need to know ahead of Saturday's deadline

Ahead of the 11:30 BST deadline on Saturday 5 October, The Scout provides Fantasy Premier League managers with everything they need to know for Gameweek 8.

Team news 

A look at who has been passed fit or ruled out and what it means in FPL.

Part 1: FPL team news: Maddison back for strong schedule
Part 2: FPL team news: Think twice before selling De Bruyne

Scout Selection

The best XI players are picked in a team using a budget of £83.0m.

Scout Selection: Bank on in-form Sterling

Captain candidates

Analysis of who you should hand your armband to.

Part 1: GW8 Captains: Home form favours Salah
Part 2: GW8 Captains: Abraham among top contenders

Ones to watch

Standout players are tipped to produce big points.

Part 1: GW8 Ones to watch: Riyad Mahrez
Part 2: GW8 Ones to watch: Emiliano Buendia
Part 3: GW8 Ones to watch: Wilfried Zaha
Part 4: GW8 Ones to watch: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Part 5: GW8 Ones to watch: John McGinn


Overlooked players who could be set for a breakout Gameweek.

Part 1: GW8 Differentials: Sofiane Boufal
Part 2: GW8 Differentials: Sebastien Haller
Part 3: GW8 Differentials: Pascal Gross
Part 4: GW8 Differentials: Tom Cleverley

Keeper conundrum

A look at the possible replacements for Lukasz Fabianski after his injury in Gameweek 7.

Fabianski owners should consider Schmeichel

Gameweek 7 Lessons

A look at the talking points from the last round of fixtures.

Part 1: GW7 Lessons: Top captains lacking consistency
Part 2: GW7 Lessons: Clean sheet boosts Chelsea appeal

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