GW26 Kings to Watch: Bukayo Saka
The Scout tips five players to produce big points in Gameweek 26 of 2021/22 Fantastic Premier League.
Bukayo Saka (ARS) £6.4m
The winger has emerged as one of the main targets in Arsenal’s favorable Double Gameweek 26.
Saka is the second most purchased player ahead of The Saturday 11:00 GMT deadlinegaining over 119,000 new owners.
The Gunners are among eight teams to play twice, hosting both Brentford and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium.
Saka has won 51 points in home matches this season, leading with Emile Smith Rowe (£5.8m) among Arsenal outfield players.
The underlying numbers show his big overall influence on Mikel Arteta’s attack.
At home, Saka’s 27 shots, 22 shots from inside the penalty area and 24 chances created are all best totals for the team.
His stats are also doing well when compared to his performance on the road this term.
Saka received four big chances at home and also created four big chances. On the other hand, these totals drop to one and two respectively during away matches.
long term call
Arsenal’s streak of opponents after Gameweek 26 also increases Saka’s potential in Fantasy.
Despite having a Blank Gameweek 27, the Gunners then faced the struggling defenses of Watford and Leicester City in their next two fixtures.
They also have three matches to reschedule, which should lead to more Double Gameweeks later in the season.
This gives Saka the chance to reward his growing ownership and thrive for the rest of 2021/22 Fantasy.
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