Best FPL Gameweek 8 wildcard team according to AI

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AI has identified the best possible Fantasy Premier League wildcard team for you to pick in Gameweek 8 of the 2023/24 season, choosing players it expects to score the most points in the next five Gameweeks to give you the strongest lead possible before the international break.

The first few Gameweeks of the 2023/24 FPL season have now been and gone, and it’s proving to be a particularly difficult one for veteran players, with such an array of different players earning points and difficulty in locking down a team of 11 who will consistently pick up points week in and week out.

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Picking the best budget midfielders to help enable you to select the highest-potential premium picks, for example, can become quite stressful with so many options, while also trying to find the strongest cheap playing defenders or even some low-priced forwards that have a high ceiling.

With your 100m budget becoming incredibly difficult to navigate, especially with price rises and drops, making these decisions can be frustrating, especially at wildcard time — but luckily, AI has done the hard work for you.

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Best FPL Gameweek 8 wildcard team

FantasyFootballHub’s AI team picker gives you the best chance at glory based entirely on stats and key data, and below is what they perceive to be the best team for Gameweek 8 if you’re using your wildcard, or even if you just want to make some major changes.

Their My Team wildcard tool gives you the best 15 players based on a 5-Gameweek projection, and this one is, unsurprisingly, heavily decked out with Manchester United, Newcastle, and Tottenham Hotspur players.

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Here’s the best FPL Gameweek 8 team based on AI’s projections:

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  • GK: Pickford (EVE)
  • GK: Johnstone (CRY)
  • DEF: Burn (NEW)
  • DEF: Schär (NEW)
  • DEF: Cash (AVL)
  • DEF: Burke (LUT)
  • DEF: Kaboré (LUT)
  • MID: Eze (CRY)
  • MID: B. Fernandes (MUN)
  • MID: Maddison (TOT)
  • MID: Salah (LIV)
  • MID: Son (TOT)
  • FWD: Haaland (MCI)
  • FWD: Alvarez (MCI)
  • FWD: Archer (SHU)
Best FPL Gameweek 8 wildcard teamFantasyFootballHub
Best Gameweek 8 wildcard team in Fantasy Premier League.

Obviously, this won’t be perfect, and can only use the data available to it to make the best prediction. For example, you might not want to trust two Luton defenders on your bench and would prefer to bolster your bench to have better rotation options.

Fernandes gets into the proposed team despite having not quite lived up to expectations thus far, though many players will have grown sick of their United assets by now and looking to ship all of them out. Instead, you might want to look at players like Bukayo Saka (8.7m), Jarrod Bowen (7.2m), or James Ward-Prowse (6.3m).

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Elsewhere, many of those wildcarding will be trying to find ways to fit Kieran Trippier (6.6m) into their squad, but it will likely mean sacrificing one of Salah, Son, or Haaland, so you may have to make some tough decisions to make that happen.

Be sure to check out the rest of our FPL content to keep yourself in top shape as the season progresses:

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