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Gameweek 8 Takeaways: Fantrax EPL

Every new Gameweek brings to light new information about teams and players that can influence our Fantasy decisions. Injuries, new signings, tactical shifts, new roles, and young players emerging are all essential parts of the decision-making process when a fantasy manager evaluates trades, waiver wire pickups or drops. In this new article, we aim to list everything that happened during the weekend and our takeaways through fantasy-tinted glasses.

Diogo Jota in action

Fantrax Takeaways Gameweek 8

Here we outline our Fantasy EPL Takeaways from the previous gameweek and how to interpret them for draft fantasy.

Key Injuries and Suspensions

Leandro Trossard (ARS, MID)

Prospects: Trossard tweaked his hamstring in the win vs. Manchester City. He was replaced by Martinelli who ultimately got the winner in the closing stages. Trossard won't be going on international duty and, unless it is a serious injury, should be back within 2 weeks.

Replacement: With Martinelli back, and Saka potentially back post break, Trossard will once again find himself a rotation piece. He will get starts in the UCL, and if a winger gets another injury.

Verdict: Trossard is a very high upside rotation piece and is not droppable unless he has a serious injury.

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