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Is it worth paying extra to have Jiménez over Jota?

Fantasy Premier League managers may have a tough decision when considering Wolves’ attacking options in 2018/19.

A price hike for Raúl Jiménez (£7.5m) has put clear daylight between him and colleague Diogo Jota (£6.5m).

Despite the latter’s switch from midfield to the forward department, his offer of a £1.0m saving is certainly enticing.

In this latest members article, requested by readers on site and social media, we will compare Wolves’ two central strikers to assess which is the better option for our Fantasy teams.

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Selecting the right period for comparison

Wolves changed their formation to a 3-5-2 in Gameweek 15.

On the surface, it’s hard to look past Jiménez given that he outscored Jota across the 2018/19 season.

The Mexican recorded a final total of 181 points compared his Portuguese colleague’s 139.

That is probably why Jiménez is, by a long way, the more popular of the two following the release of the 2019/20 game.

In fact, currently sat in 42.7% the former Benfica man is the most fashionable asset in any position.

Obviously, his price means that auto-pick selections will still be influencing that figure, and it has dropped slightly from the 43.5% he was at on July 5.

However, to suggest either his 2018/19 score or early 2019/20 popularity are cause to back Jiménez over Jota would be somewhat naïve.

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984 Comments Post a Comment
  1. avolaris
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Hello, just looking for some advice and opinions on my squad.

    Patricio
    TAA, Wan-Bissaka, Zinchenko
    Salah, Sigurdsson, Bernardo Silva, Neves
    Aubameyang, Rashford, Jota

    Subs
    Ryan, Kelly, Hayden, Lundstram

  2. avolaris
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Hello, just looking for some advice and opinions on my squad.

    Alisson
    TAA, Wan-Bissaka, Zinchenko, Walker-Peters
    Salah, Bernardo Silva, Lucas Moura, Zaha
    Aubameyang, Wilson

    Subs
    Button, Kelly, Hayden, Greenwood

  3. Double Treble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Cutrone scout report?

  4. Totti
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    who do u rather guys?

    A) 4.5 goal keeper fraser greenwood
    B) Lloris dendonker deeney