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FPL rising stars: Cenk Tosun

The Scout 9 Jun 2018
Cenk Tosun, Everton

Turkey striker is set to be a major mid-price option in Marco Silva's attacking system at Everton, says The Scout

The Scout looks at players expected to progress and make a big impact in 2018/19 Fantasy Premier League.

Cenk Tosun (EVE)

The striker will head into his second FPL campaign on the back of a strong finish.

After joining Everton from Besiktas in the January transfer window, Tosun started only two of his first six Gameweeks.

But he then secured a regular role to start each of the final 10 matches of the season.

More than goals

Tosun scored all of his five Everton goals and his nine bonus points in that period.

And his potential did not stop at goals. He also excelled as a provider in this spell.

His total of 13 chances created was more than any other FPL forward.

Matching Vardy

Overall, Tosun averaged 4.9 points per match (ppm) from Gameweek 29 onwards.

To put that into perspective, that matched Jamie Vardy’s ppm for the season.

The Leicester City striker finished on 183 points, second only to the 217 of Harry Kane among forwards.

Tosun in 2017/18
  GW23-28 GW29-38
Mins/chance created 88  62.7
Mins/shot on target 176  116.4
Mins/goal or assist 0  163

Marco Silva has been appointed Everton’s new manager.

He is known for his attacking football, which could get the best out of Tosun. 

Tosun scored or assisted 50 per cent of Everton's total team goals when selected last season.

The Turkey international was priced at £7.5m, which is likely to stay similar for the upcoming campaign.

It all means Tosun can become a vital mid-price option for Fantasy managers.

Also in this series

Part 1: FPL rising stars: Jordan Pickford
Part 2: FPL rising stars: Trent Alexander-Arnold
Part 3: FPL rising stars: Ben Chilwell
Part 4: FPL rising stars: Benjamin Mendy
Part 5: FPL rising stars: Roberto Pereyra
Part 6: FPL rising stars: Jose Izquierdo
Part 7: FPL rising stars: Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Part 8: FPL rising stars: Jesse Lingard
Part 9: FPL rising stars: Manuel Lanzini
Part 10: FPL rising stars: Chris Wood
Part 12: FPL rising stars: Steve Mounie
Part 13: FPL rising stars: Kelechi Iheanacho

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