Fantasy Premier League GW8 Wildcard: 5 Best Midfielder options

Manchester City's Phil Foden and Liverpool's James Milner (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
Manchester City's Phil Foden and Liverpool's James Milner (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images) /
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Raphinha of Leeds United holds off Abdoulaye Doucoure of Everton (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
Raphinha of Leeds United holds off Abdoulaye Doucoure of Everton (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images) /

Raphinha (6.6, Leeds United)
Next 8 fixures: SOU, WOL, NOR, LEI, TOT, BHA, CPL, BRE

The immensely talented Brazilian winger has already got 3 goals this season but a quick look at his underlying stats – 24 goal attempts and 14 chances created – suggests that he’s ready to explode any time and a kind run of games seems the likeliest time for it to occur.

Raphinha’s quality, strong underlying numbers, and kind fixtures at this price mean I’d be surprised to see wildcard teams without him.