Putting my faith in Pope

With just ten short weeks to go between now and the end of the season a couple of green arrows has given me renewed optimism that we can better last season’s finishing rank.

I’ve decided to jump early on the second Wildcard with the aim of getting four big hitters into my side and hoping they deliver the large points returns needed to justify the outlay.

But to do this I had to select a number of budget options, this was tough in a number of positions, except between the sticks.

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One and only: Sanchez vs Mkhitaryan

With the swap deal of Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan finally complete I thought I’d take a look at who might be the best option to take in my team with the caveat being that I can only have one.

This seems like a simple one on the face of it, with Alexis’ having more experience in the Premier League and a proven track record of scoring goals but will a hungry Henrikh, who’s been a little underwhelming since his move from Borussia Dortmund in 2016, be capable of outperforming the Chilean in the coming months?

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