September 23, 2023


FPL Tips, News and Chip Strategy

GW9 FPL tips: wildcard draft, team selection, captain picks and differential picks

GW9 is here, but we have to wait a little longer than a week before the gameweek starts and to be honest it is a really good break to have as it gives us time to prepare for gameweek 9.

While we wait there are a couple of things we FPL managers can be doing, most especially those who have their wildcard activated.

In this article, we’d be sharing some GW9 FPL tips, wildcard drafts, captain picks, differential picks as well as our very own team selection. All these articles would be detailed and would have tons of information that would be useful as we prepare for GW9.

GW9 tips: when should you wildcard, bench boost or free hit

The proper usage of these FPL chips, can see a rise in rankings for you, while a careless use of your chips, can lead to a drastic fall in rankings. In other words, your FPL chips are really important and they can decide how high you rank in the game.

In this article, we provide you with important dates in the 2022/23 season, we look at when potential double gameweeks might come up, we also take look at when the international breaks would be starting and then we use that information to draft out an FPL chip strategy guide that can help you get the best out of your various FPL chips.

GW9 wildcard tips: some of the best wildcard teams

With the international break starting this week, gameweek 9 is seen as the best time to activate the wildcard chip. Why’s that you may wonder? Well, there are so many reasons why GW9 is a good time to activate the wildcard chip and here are some of them:

  • Plan effectively for the blank in GW12 for Arsenal and Man City
  • Wildcarding in GW9 allows you to create a great team for GW9 up until the World Cup break.
  • Playing your wildcard in GW9 would also help you create a team that would help with the congested fixture schedule – by using your budget effectively and bringing in good bench players.
  • For those who are having trouble with weak team value, wildcarding in GW9 can help improve your team’s value.
  • Get in players from teams that have positive fixture swings

Now that we know some of the benefits of wildcarding in GW9, in the remaining part of this article we’d be creating several wildcard draft and sharing some GW9 wildcard tips that could help and give you inspiration as you go on to create your own gameweek 9 wildcard team.

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GW9 team selection: transfer targets, gameweek 9 player picks

GW9 is here and we’re at that stage of the season where games would be coming thick and fast. A lot of people would be activating their wildcards and others would be looking to use their free transfers to make needed adjustments to their various teams.

Regardless of your strategy we here at raensports, have got you covered. In this article, we’d be selecting our GW9 team and we’d be suggesting players to that you can transfer in this gameweek.

GW9 team news and injury reports

The last international break before the world cup, is currently going on and as of the time of writing there are still some games left to be played.

A lot of Premier League players have featured in this week’s international break and there’s no doubt that this would affect us FPL managers – either the players we have in our FPL team, pick up injuries or the players we own, play a lot of games for their national team and then get rested during the weekend.

In this article, though we took a look at how Premier League players fared in this week’s international break and we looked how that would affect FPL.

Gameweek 9 differentials

We picked up 67 points last week, with a couple of our differential picks doing well, most especially Heung-Min Son. This week however, our team is in a complete mess we’ve got a lot of injuries to contend with and so we’ve got to make some transfers.

Since this is an experiment to see how high we can get this team to finish, the transfers we’d be making this gameweek would be differential transfers.

So, in this article, wetook a look at some differential picks and decided on which ones would be great additions to our differential team.

GW9 captain picks

A new gameweek is here, which means the search for the perfect captain has begun, we’d be looking to make this week’s captaincy decision a lot easier for you.

In this article, we’d be taking a look at some of the best GW9 captains; we’d be looking at Mo Salah, Erling Haaland, Harry Kane and some other nice differential captain picks.