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FPL Wildcard targets: Nick Pope

The Scout 6 Jan 2018
Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur

In terms of value, no player can rival the Burnley stand-in goalkeeper, says The Scout

With the second Fantasy Premier League Wildcard available, The Scout reviews the top targets to consider for the chip.

Nick Pope (BUR) £4.8m

Since replacing the injured Tom Heaton (£4.7m), last season’s top-ranked goalkeeper in FPL, in Gameweek 5 Pope has been a revelation.

Nine clean sheets from 18 starts have helped him to produce 19.4 points per million, ranking Pope top across all four positions.

He has made a save every 25.4 minutes, placing him third behind the rate of every 22.5 minutes by Lukasz Fabianski (£4.6m) and that of every 24.8 minutes by Wayne Hennessey (£4.3m).

Pope also offers strong bonus-point potential, earning a point in the BPS every 4.0 minutes, more frequently than any other goalkeeper.

While Heaton remains sidelined, Pope continues to be an option, particularly if partnered with Adrian (£4.3m).

Also in this series

Part 1: FPL Wildcard: Do managers wait or play? 
Part 2: FPL Wildcard targets: Jordan Pickford 
Part 3: FPL Wildcard targets: David De Gea 
Part 5: FPL Wildcard targets: Adrian 
Part 6: FPL Wildcard targets: Marcos Alonso 
Part 7: FPL Wildcard targets: Phil Jones
Part 8: FPL Wildcard targets: John Stones 
Part 9: FPL Wildcard targets: Virgil van Dijk
Part 10: FPL Wildcard targets: Jesse Lingard
Part 11: FPL Wildcard targets: Marko Arnautovic
Part 12: FPL Wildcard targets: Riyad Mahrez
Part 13: FPL Wildcard targets: Eden Hazard
Part 14: FPL Wildcard targets: Harry Kane
Part 15: FPL Wildcard targets: Alexandre Lacazette
Part 16: FPL Wildcard targets: Alvaro Morata
Part 17: FPL Wildcard targets: Sergio Aguero


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