Getting in the right player at the right time is central to doing well in FPL. Picking up form players, while avoiding chasing points which are already in the bag is the balancing act we all deal with on a weekly basis. In this weekly article from Fanfeud writer @FPLJesus, he focuses on underowned players who he believes should be considered for pickup right now, as their best is yet to come.

We look forward to hearing your thoughts on his picks in the comments below! Enjoy, and the very best of luck to you in Gameweek 4! Talk to you on twitter @Fanfeud!!


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Alexandre Lacazette

Losing 2 out of the first 3 matches this season has been catastrophic for Arsenal but boasting even more defeats are their GW4 visitors Bournemouth.

This has to be seen as a positive for both Arsenal fans and recruiters who will fancy Sanchez to return this GW as well, but should they go for Lacazette instead?

The striker was benched for the Liverpool defeat but Arsene Wenger can’t make a mistake like that again even though his alternatives Welbeck and Giroud are capable of scoring passed the Cherries.

By starting Lacazette in the next game Arsenal’s intent will be clear from the outset as their squad returns to its full strength. I’m expecting a big win to nil for the Gunners with the French striker scoring a brace at least. Lacazette has had 4 shots in total this season, and all have been from inside the box. He needs to improve on his attempts, and the goals will come.


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Michail Antonio

Fantasy darling Michail Antonio could well be slipping back on to Fantasy radars this week as West Ham host Premier League new boys Huddersfield in their first home game of the new season.

After 3 straight defeats Slaven Bilic has come under review by his employers but to his fortune this week they have been distracted with their own PR problems.

Bilic will know this is a must win game and knowing Huddersfield have started better than the Hammers adds to the pressure but also adds to the expectation that the Hammers will falter in this crucial early test.

What you can say about West Ham which you can’t about their GW4 opponents is that they have proven Premier League quality players in their side. Their best and most consistent in recent years has been Michail Antonio.

Assuming Bilic uses his sides quality and wins this match, West Ham will have new found confidence on which to build for their next few fixtures. 4 of the next 6 are at home to Huddersfield, Brighton, Swansea and Spurs. Antonio has proven invaluable in recent years for fantasy managers and if given the chance in the next few game weeks to do the same I’m confident we’ll see the same consistent FPL returns we have grown used to.



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Christian Benteke

According to the tabloids the new manager at Palace, Frank De Boer has just this game to turn the clubs poor fortunes around before potentially becoming the old palace manager.

It is also one of Fantasy Football’s oldest maxims to back form over anything else but when times get desperate football teams can finally motivate themselves to produce better results.

The argument in favour of Benteke takes strength from the fact that Palace are now desperate for points and as their leading attacker, more effort to give him chances must be made.

When a player hasn’t been on Fantasy radars for a while they become easier to dismiss but in Benteke there is a player with the ability to conjure points from nowhere.

Burnley will be no pushovers for Palace in GW4 but they are yet to keep a clean sheet despite 2 decent away results. They offer De Boer at least enough weakness for his Belgian striker to exploit.


This article Lacazette headlines three FPL Differentials ahead of GW4 was written by FPLJesus. Follow him on twitter @FPLJesus.