We are now down to the final five Gameweeks of the FPL. After an exciting season with a lot of ups and downs, the time has come for the teams to battle hard to etch out their final positions in the league. We have chosen 3 Hidden Gems for Gameweek 34 that have the potential to boost you up the rankings if they work out well.
1. Chris Wood
Fixture: Leicester City (H), Chelsea (H)
When Chris Wood burst onto the scene with Burnley towards the beginning of the season it was a shock for everyone concerned. A new signing in the League, no one expected him to perform too well. The competition for the position up front has been one fraught with difficulties with Vokes, Barnes and Wood all performing well in different parts of the season.
With a double Gameweek coming up for Burnley, Wood has been one of the overlooked Striker who has the capacity to boost your team given the chance. In two of his last three outings he got 15 and 9 points, and although he did not score in the last Gameweek, his performance was remarkable. With a price of £6.3 and only 2.5% ownership, having him on your team could make a difference.
2. Marc Albrighton
Fixture: Burnley (A), Southampton (H)
Another team with a Double Gameweek is Leicester City. If there is one person in Leicester that has gone overlooked this season despite a steady performance rate, it is Marc Albrighton. He has started in 29 of the 33 Gameweeks which have been played and was substituted into the other four. He has also helped out in the assist department, notching 8 assists along with 2 goals this season.
Coming up on a Gameweek where Leicester is set to face Burnley and Southampton, having Albrighton on the team could be a blessing. He comes at a cheap £5.6 and has a measly ownership of 3.4%. Albrighton might just be the person to turn your season around if things work out in this Gameweek.
3. Marcus Rashford
Fixture: West Brom (H), Bournemouth (A)
How is Marcus Rashford a Hidden Gem you ask? At the beginning of this season, he was anything but. Scoring and assisting in every other game, the Manchester United youngster was ticking all the right boxes. Something changed, however, and ever since about the middle of the season Rashford has started fewer and fewer games. He has appeared in almost all of them and made his mark, but when it comes to starting, it just has not happened.
With the Double Gameweek coming up, his chances of starting doubled, and it is almost a certainty to happen.
His performance in the Manchester City game was a testament to his passion and his ability to perform and affect the game even off the bench. With 12 points in the game against Liverpool, Rashford has just about carved a place for himself in the team. Also his chances of starting the midweek fixture against Bournemouth are high considering United’s FA Cup Semi-Final three days later.