Top 5 Forwards to watch out for in the upcoming FPL Season!

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Harry Kane
This 23 year old Spurs striker did not have a great start to the 2016/17 season due to injuries and poor start but eventually finished as the golden boot winner with 29 goals in just 30 appearances. In terms of FPL, he scored 224 points which was third highest score behind Alli and Sanchez respectively. The key to his form are the playmakers Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli. Harry Kane also managed to get 7 assists, hit the woodwork thrice and created 7 big chances last season. He is dominating in the air and managed to score 10 goals last season with his head. He is priced at £12.5 this season and after being crowned as the Golden Boot winner twice in the Premier League in the past two seasons, he may prove his worth again and score a lot of points.

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Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku joined Manchester United earlier this month for a fee of £75m + add-ons from Everton. Before joining Man Utd, Lukaku scored a total of 85 goals in 141 appearances for Everton. Last season Lukaku scored 221 points which included 25 goals and 6 assists. He also hit the woodwork thrice and created 8 big chances. He finished as the second highest goal scorer in the Premier League last season only behind Harry Kane who scored 29 goals. He is priced at £11.5 this season and is expected to play much better this season under Jose Mourinho. He is also expected to score more because of the playmakers such as Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the squad.

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Alexandre Lacazette
Alexandre Lacazette is a huge FPL prospect for the upcoming season. During his tenure at Olympique Lyonnais’s first team (2010-2017), he managed to score 129 goals in 275 matches in all competitions. Features of his game include goalscoring, dribbling and pace. He managed to score 38 goals in 42 appearances last season in all competitions This French forward joined Arsenal in July, 2017 for a club record fee of £46.5m + add-ons. Priced at £10.5m this season, he may even surpass his teammate Alexis Sanchez due to his all round talent and there is also a probability that he may take penalties for Arsenal this season. He may be the striker that Arsenal wanted from past few seasons and he may be the last piece of the puzzle to complete the Arsenal attack.

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Gabriel Jesus
This young Brazilian signed for Manchester City in January 2017 and has made only 10 appearances since then but created a huge impact in them by scoring 7 goals and making 4 assists. In only his fourth game Jesus broke a metatarsal in his right foot and was expected to be out for the remainder of the 2016/2017 Premier League season. However, he returned in April for the Manchester Derby. Priced at £10.5m, he has huge potential in terms of FPL and is expected to score a lot more points this season.

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Alvaro Morata
Up next we have Alvaro Morata. The 24 year old made a switch from Real Madrid to Chelsea last week. Last season at Real Madrid he scored 20 goals in 43 appearances. He is priced at £10m this season in the FPL. He is really good in the air and was known at his previous clubs for his clinical finishing ability, quick feet and excellent movement. A versatile and well-rounded forward, Morata is capable of playing as a main striker or linking up play between the lines, and can even play out wide on the wing. He is also an accurate penalty taker. Thus he can prove an exciting FPL prospect and is one such striker to watch out for this season.


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