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FPL Wildcard targets: Raul Jimenez

The Scout 7 Jan 2019

The Scout says the Wolves striker can continue offering great value for money for Fantasy managers

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

Raul Jimenez (WOL) £6.4m

The Wolverhampton Wanderers striker has been a cut-price sensation in FPL this season.

Starting at a cost of £5.5m, Jimenez has delivered six goals, six FPL assists and 95 points.

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In terms of points-per-million value, the Mexican’s 14.8 is second only to the 15.7 of Callum Wilson (£6.7m) up front.

And that has helped him rise £0.9m in price this term, more than any other player in FPL.

The underlying statistics show why Jimenez has been such a popular pick.

His 65 shots, with 48 being made inside the penalty area, each rank among the top five players.

The upcoming schedule also looks encouraging for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side.

After their Gameweek 22 trip to Manchester City, all seven of their next opponents score no more than three in the Fixture Difficulty Rankings (FDR).

Jimenez has the eye for goal to take advantage of that run and extend his impressive debut campaign in FPL.

Wolves GW23-29
23 LEI (H)  27 BOU (A) 
24 WHU (A)  28 HUD (A) 
25 EVE (H)   29 CAR (H) 
26 NEW (H)      

Tomorrow: FPL Wildcard targets: Harry Kane

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 5: FPL Wildcard targets: Lucas Digne
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 15: FPL Wildcard targets: Harry Kane

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