FPL Waiver Wire: Gameweeks 18-21 Differentials
FPL Waiver Wire: Gameweeks 18-21 Differentials

This article is part of our FPL Waiver Wire series.

Well, we're here. The schedule is about to get crazy with 39 league matches over the next 13 days. Instead of writing up something new before every gameweek and try to guess what managers will do, I'll look ahead to the next two weeks (four gameweeks). At this point, it's impossible to predict who will start which matches, but we know what the schedule looks like and who has the best matchups. 

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I'd probably transfer out every Liverpool and West Ham player in this stretch unless they're cheap and on your bench. In addition to not playing Gameweek 18, they both have difficult schedules over the holidays, and that's before taking into account players who will be rested. Since West Ham are one of the most unpopular teams at the Premier League's official fantasy game, this is more about finding replacements for Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Liverpool defenders. I can't stop you from swapping in Kevin De Bruyne, but he could soon be the most owned player in the game. 

Of course, there aren't many more places to spend money in the midfield, which means you'll have to make a couple transactions to bring in a forward, and that's the strategy I'd use because Gabriel Jesus remains under owned. Sergio Aguero is back in training, but it'd be a surprise if he started more than two of the next five matches given his injury. Man City manager Pep Guardiola may try and get Jesus and

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Adam Zdroik
Adam writes on sports ranging from NFL and MLB to soccer and college basketball. Outside of writing, he has worked with a professional soccer team, Sporting Kansas City, and in the stats department at ESPN. He is a former Streak for the Cash winner and Michigan State graduate. 2018 and 2017 Finalist for FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year.
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