Sunderland’s Jordi Gomez & The 5 #FPL Players You MUST Pick For GW37

DEFENDER: Nacho Monreal – £4.9m (Away v Man Utd, Home v Sunderland)

The loss at home to Swansea may have come as a shock to more than just Arsenal fans, but Gunners players deserve to be trusted for this final Double Gameweek of the season.

Having displaced Kieran Gibbs from the side in December, left-back Nacho Monreal has now played the full 90 minutes in 15 of Arsenal’s last 18 league games, and he’ll have good memories of his last trip to Old Trafford following his goal there in the FA Cup in March.

MIDFIELDER: Steven Gerrard – £8.5m (Home v Crystal Palace)

In his last ever game at Anfield, you just know that Steven Gerrard is going to do something.

The Liverpool captain has scored in his last two games (both headers, strangely) and he picked up all three bonus points from last weekend’s draw at Chelsea. With differentials crucial as we reach the very end of the season, he could just be worth a gamble. Face it, you can see him scoring a penalty in front of the Kop can’t you?

FORWARD: Jermain Defoe – £5.0m (Home v Leicester, Away v Arsenal)

His goal at Everton was incredibly fortunate, but it will have given Jermain Defoe a huge confidence boost heading into the week which will determine whether or not Sunderland are going to stay up.

The experienced former England forward didn’t return from the MLS in order to get relegated to the Championship, and you can expect him to do everything he can to find the net at home to Leicester and then away at Arsenal.

THE OUTSIDER: Jordi Gomez – £5.1m (Home v Leicester, Away v Arsenal)


Despite the fact that they are playing with three strikers, Sunderland’s penalties are taken by midfielder Jordi Gomez – who managed to net two spot kicks in the last home match against Southampton.

He managed an assist at Everton too (when his shot went in off Danny Graham) and he’ll be crucial in the Mackems’ two matches which are going to decide their future.

THE CAPTAIN: Alexis Sanchez – £11.5m (Away v Man Utd, Home v Sunderland)

He’s looking a little tired as his first season in England comes to an end, but given that just over a third of Fantasy bosses own Alexis Sanchez (and bear in mind just how many players will have given up by now) then you have to play the percentages and give him the armband this week.

The Chilean will be a threat to a Manchester United defence which still fails to convince many, whilst he’ll be looking to replicate his performance against Sunderland earlier in the season when he scored both goals in a 2-0 win.


Posted on 14 May 2015, in Player Selection and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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