FPL Waiver Wire: Gameweek 9 Differentials
FPL Waiver Wire: Gameweek 9 Differentials

This article is part of our FPL Waiver Wire series.

The last time we saw the Premier League, Kevin De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah were both injured. Two weeks later and it appears both are healthy, or at least back at training. That being the case, I wouldn't pull the trigger and drop either, even with some difficult fixtures ahead. Neither are differentials, though De Bruyne has been dropped by close to one million fantasy manager in the Premier League's official game. I'd rather drop Raheem Sterling, who is the most popular midfielder in the official FPL game at almost 40 percent. Either most people are waiting for him to turn things around or ignoring that he's started two of Man City's last four matches. 

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At Sterling's price, you can add anyone you want, with De Bruyne, Salah and Sadio Mane the most logical choices. Riyad Mahrez and Bernardo Silva are also in the conversation, but similar to Sterling, you aren't guaranteed a start every match. Unfortunately, John McGinn and Son Heung-Min are no longer differentials, so I'll have to cover different options, with Andriy Yarmolenko near the top of the list. West Ham have one of the more favorable upcoming schedules that includes Everton, Sheffield United, Newcastle and Burnley. As for Yarmolenko, he has similar numbers to teammate Sebastien Haller, who is slightly more expensive. Yarmolenko isn't producing a ton, but he has three goals and one assist from six shots on goal and nine chances created. Gylfi Sigurdsson is suddenly a differential because he's

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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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