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FPL Stock Market is a new series on Striker where each week we analyse who had a great week, who had a not so great one and what potential transfers you should do before the deadline.

Let's see what gameweek seven had in store.

Big Performers

Diego Llorente (DEF, Leeds United - £4.5)

The Leeds defender returned from injury against Watford and scored the only goal to get the three points for his side.

Obviously couple that with a clean sheet and Llorente was the top scorer of MW7 with 15 points. Although Llorente is one of the more important players for Leeds his injury history as of late has been sketchy, meaning it is a risk to put him in your team.

On the flip side Leeds do have a run of easier matches coming up in the form of Southampton, Wolves and Norwich, meaning that they may be able to keep a clean sheet here or there - don't count on it though, especially from a Bielsa side.

Mohamed Salah (MID, Liverpool, £12.7)

Once again Mo Salah blew away fans from all corners of the footballing world with his wizardry against Man City on Sunday afternoon.

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Scoring and assisting one each meant that he racked up 13 points, with the Reds unable to secure the win against Guardiola's side. Despite this, the international break means that if you haven't used your first wildcard yet then this could be your chance if you're looking to completely flip your team around.

Salah is now a genuine must for anyone who wants to score big week-in week-out, with the winger nailed on now to have a stunner of a year.

Hee-Chan Hwang (FWD, Wolverhampton - £5.6)

The South Korean hot prospect had a stonking display against the Magpies, scoring both of Wolves' goals to clinch three points at home.

Hwang finished with 13 points like Salah, however there is a budding relationship building between him and striker Raul Jimenez meaning that there could be a few big weeks on the horizon for the Wolves pair.

Bruno Lage's side have Aston Villa, Leeds and Everton in the next three matchdays meaning that there is every chance that Hwang will score again, especially if he keeps Adama Traore on the bench with his red-hot form.


Big Flops

Michail Antonio (FWD, West Ham United - £5.6)

Although Antonio has been in a rich vein of form for the Hammers this year, he failed to have the final say against crosstown rivals Brentford as his side slumped to a 1-2 home defeat.

In a match many were expecting for Antonio to thrive he was kept scoreless by the Bees steadfast defence despite playing a somewhat decent game with his passing and running, only finishing with 2 points.

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Still, trade him out at your own peril because on any other day he would have gotten a goal for his work. Next week against Everton at Goodison Park will be interesting however if anyone is going to score for the Hammers away from home, it's likely to be Antonio.

Romelu Lukaku (FWD, Chelsea - £11.7)

This was a prime occasion for Lukaku to score a big haul of points with Southampton at home having those who own him licking their lips.

However it wasn't to be with the Belgian striker unable to find the net despite looking dangerous at times - even against ten men when James Ward-Prowse was sent off in the final 15 minutes.

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As with Antonio, it'd be silly to trade him out now with Chelsea's easy run of fixtures bound to bear fruit for Lukaku in terms of goals and assists.

Saïd Benrahma (MID, West Ham - £6.6)

Benrahma has had two weeks of underwhelming performances, with his game against Brentford producing his equal lowest return of the season with just two points.

With 37.1% of players having selected him, especially against the Bees, there would have been many left disappointed with his return.

Is it time to trade him out? Well with his red-hot start to the year it could be that his form is starting to taper off, meaning that it'd be best to shift him in for someone else sooner rather than later if you're feeling antsy about him.


Transfer in

Marcos Alonso (DEF, Chelsea - £6.6)

We continue the trend of phasing in Chelsea defenders with Marcos Alonso - who is probably one of the hottest ones you can get your hands on right now.

With Thomas Tuchel's side having a run of 'green' - or easy - matches over the course of the next month it's very, very wise to try and get in as many Chelsea defenders as possible.

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Alonso is one of Chelsea's main attacking outlets with his crossing down the left meaning assists are likely as well as the odd goal.

Throw in the bonus points he will get from keeping a clean sheet as a defender and Alonso could be the man to slot into your backline before game-week eight.

Abdoulaye Doucouré (MID, Everton - £5.6)

The Everton midfielder has been in a prosperous mood under Rafa Benitez's guidance, scoring two goals and assisting four in seven PL starts this season.

Despite playing in the middle of the park unlike other 'midfielders' (*cough* Mo Salah *cough*), Doucouré is the man that everything is running through this season. The Frenchman averages one key pass per game and 1.7 shots per game, meaning he always is having a say on what the outcome of the game will be.

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At £5.6 and only selected by 6.1% of players, Doucouré is a steal with the fixtures that are coming up for Everton likely to see him chalk up some more points. .


Adam Armstrong (FWD, Southampton - £6.0)

This one is a bit of a risk, however with the fixtures that Southampton have and the sketchy circumstances Ralph Hasenhüttl's side find themselves in, it's very much a time where they need to put their foot to the floor and win some games.

Their strikers haven't been able to click all season with the side only managing five goals in seven games so far this year, meaning something has to give for the side.

Enter Adam Armstrong, who could be the man to bang them in for Southampton should they finally get the proverbial wheels spinning.

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At £6.0 he is on the cheaper side for forwards and at only 2.6% ownership rate could set you apart from the pack in terms of getting points where no one else will.

Now there is risk involved in this one, with the Saints possibly sinking further down the table if they don't pick themselves up over this next month. However with the next month of fixtures being considerably easier than the previous one, there is every chance Armstrong could get firing.


Looking ahead...

This international break will be huge for FPL, with this being the time that many players will elect to use their first wildcard of the year.

It's the time to reassess your options for the next portion of the year and, as was mentioned last year, it's time to get a major Chelsea defender in your team to take advantage of their fixture list over the next month.

Manchester City players, particularly ones like Joao Cancelo, are also ones you'd want to be looking to bring in with their attacking output meaning more points, more often. However, with the prices of premium defenders, it very much may be one or the other between Chelsea and City.

Finally, the name Dominic Calvert-Lewin may pique your interest. The Everton striker is close to returning to full fitness and with an international break, very well may be fit for GW8. If he is, it may be worth bringing him in over the time off.