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FPL Wildcard targets: Lucas Digne

By The Scout 5 Jan 2019

The Scout says Everton left-back has the schedule to supply more goals and assists

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

Lucas Digne (EVE) £5.2m

Everton's full-back has been a major source of creativity down their left flank.

Digne has created 37 goalscoring chances for his team-mates, at least 12 more than any other defender in FPL.

That suggests he has been unfortunate only to earn two assists for the Toffees.

The Frenchman’s role as the first-choice pick for corners and free-kicks also plays a big part in raising his prospects in Fantasy.

Indeed, all three of Digne's goals have arrived from set-pieces.

That helped him to impressive hauls of 10 and 17 points in his last six appearances.

Everton's upcoming schedule also points to more returns for their raiding left-back.

According to the Fixture Difficulty Rankings (FDR), only one of their next seven opponents scores more than three.

Everton's next seven Gameweeks
22 BOU (H) 2 26 WAT (A) 3
23 SOU (A) 2 27 MCI (H) 4
24 HUD (A) 2 28 CAR (A) 2
25 WOL (H) 3  

Digne's potential for attacking returns looks very encouraging for his 12.9 per cent ownership over the next couple of months.

Also in this series

Part 1: FPL Wildcard targets: Hugo Lloris
Part 2: FPL Wildcard targets: Neil Etheridge
Part 3: FPL Wildcard targets: Alisson
Part 4: FPL Wildcard targets: Sead Kolasinac
Part 6: FPL Wildcard targets: Matt Doherty
Part 7: FPL Wildcard targets: Trent Alexander-Arnold
Part 8: FPL Wildcard targets: Christian Eriksen
Part 9: FPL Wildcard targets: Paul Pogba
Part 10: FPL Wildcard targets: Richarlison
Part 11: FPL Wildcard targets: Raheem Sterling
Part 12: FPL Wildcard targets: Marko Arnautovic
Part 13: FPL Wildcard targets: Danny Ings
Part 14: FPL Wilcard targets: Raul Jimenez
Part 15: FPL Wildcard targets: Harry Kane

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