FPL GW36 wildcard team: the best gameweek 36 wildcard FPL teams

GW36 wildcard team

GW36 is here and if you have kept your wildcard for this long, then now is a great time to use it. Wildcarding now, when there are still two double gameweeks this season, is a pretty good strategy. With your wildcard, you can create a team that’d take you from now up until GW38.

In this article, we’d be discussing the pros and cons of using the wildcard chip, alternative times to use it, key considerations to keep in mind, and the best teams to target. We will also create our own Gameweek 36 wildcard for FPL managers to use as a guide.

Pros and Cons of Wildcarding In FPL GW36

Well, before we go into creating our gameweek 35 Wildcard, we want to see some of the benefits of wildcarding this gameweek. Here are the pros of a GW35 wildcard

Pros of a GW36 wildcard

  • Using your FPL wildcard chip in GW36 would allow you to target players who are on form now and have great upcoming fixtures.
  • Wildcarding in gameweek 36, would allow you to target teams that double this week and in GW37.
  • A well-optimized GW36 wildcard team would take you from now up until in GW38.

Cons of a GW36 wildcard

Well, for everything that has pros, there are cons and a GW36 wildcard is no different. Here are some of the disadvantages of wildcarding in gameweek 36.

  • Wildcarding now would mean that you’d want to target players that double this week and in GW37. While this might be a good strategy, it could also work against you as you might ignore single gameweek players that could return points. Balance is required as you wildcard.

Our Advice: In our opinion wildcarding this gameweek is a pretty good strategy. A wildcard now would allow you to set up a team that’d be optimized from now until the end of the season. We believe this is one of the best times to use the chip if you still have it.

Alternative times to wildcard in FPL this season

If after weighing the pros and cons of a GW36 wildcard, you’ve decided to hold onto your wildcard, then you might be wondering what other time could you activate it. Well, here’s the next best time to use the wildcard chip:

  1. GW38 is another good time to use the wildcard chip. A wildcard in GW38 would be like a free hit and that’s because in that gameweek we’d be targeting players from teams that have a lot to play for.

Some important things to keep in mind as you play your FPL wildcard in gameweek 36

As you create your GW36 wildcard team, here are a couple of things you should keep in mind:

  • First, you want to try as much as possible to select players guaranteed a place in the first eleven of their teams.
  • You want to keep the long-term in mind when selecting players for your GW36 wildcard team.
  • You want to try to have a solid bench, in case of rotations, injuries, and upcoming double gameweeks.
  • You want to keep in mind that a couple of teams double once more before the season ends. Newcastle, Brighton, Man United, Man City and Chelsea still have double gameweeks this season.

The best teams to target for your GW36 FPL wildcard team

Since we’re looking to create a wildcard team that’d take us from GW36-38, we must target the right teams. We’d be looking to target teams that play this week and double in GW36. To help you identify such teams, we’d be sharing a fixture ticker done by fpltips__

From the fixture ticker, here are some of the teams that you should be looking to select players from for your GW36 wildcard. These teams have great fixtures and upcoming double gameweeks, from now until GW38.

  1. Brighton
  2. Manchester United
  3. Manchester City
  4. Newcastle
  5. Chelsea

From the fixture ticker, we can also see that Newcastle and Brighton double in GW36, while Man City, Man United, Chelsea and Brighton double in GW37. It’d be a pretty good strategy to target players from these teams.

GW36 Wildcard Team

GW36 Wildcard Team

This is our first GW36 wildcard team and in this one, the strategy we’re deploying is pretty clear – we’re trying to avoid players that are rotation risks. That’s why we do not have Man City assets in here. We’re also staying clear of some of their popular picks. The likes of Haaland, De Brunye, Grealish and Stones could be rotated this week because of City’s involvement in the UCL.

Our strategy with this team, is to go for nailed-on FPL assets that could get us points now and in future gameweeks. There’s still a plan to get us in a good position in GW37 and that plan involves taking out Salah for De Brunye or Fernandes or Grealish and then upgrading Jesus or Kane to a Haaland.

This is what this team would look like in GW37:

GW37 Team

With this strategy, you can see that in GW37, we now have a team of seven doublers which is actually decent. To get your team to look like this in GW37, you have to take a minus-four hit. We took out Salah for De Brunye and then Jesus for Haaland. Enciso might be a rotation risk so it is good to have a solid bench.

You can reduce Trippier to a Botman and then upgrade Wilock or Toti with the extra funds you get. We believe this is a really solid GW36 wildcard team and it’s one that can serve as a guide as you wildcard this gameweek.

We want to let you know that our Twitter account, @raensports, will be much more active starting from the end of the season. We’ll be sharing valuable insights on what players to target for the upcoming season, and we’ll also reveal and analyze how our own team performed throughout this season.

By following us on Twitter, you’ll be able to stay up to date on all of our latest articles, receive personalized content, and participate in Q&A sessions that will help the entire raensports community grow and thrive.

Thank you once again for your unwavering support, and we look forward to providing you with even better content in the future.

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