Friday, 29 December 2017

The week in Fantasy Premier League: #Kanexit fallout, budget strikers and Firmino V Coutinho

Last week, the term #kanexit was coined by frustrated Fantasy Premier League managers looking to offload the top-priced Spurs man after some inconsistent form. It's unlikely to be heard again anytime soon.
Two hat-tricks later and those questions about whether Harry Kane is worth that £12.8m outlay have been answered in some style.
Those who had faith enough to not only keep, but also captain the Spurs man reaped the rewards, as the rest were left to ponder what might have been. 
The term 'season ending' is a bit melodramatic and often overused, but I don't think there is any other way to describe this really. 
Yet although would be quite a stretch to call any FPL strategy that ends up sacrificing consecutive hat-tricks a success, some #kanexiters were quick to point out that they still managed a respectable score - largely due to respectable performances from new recruits such as AgueroFirmino and Alonso.
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