FPL price changes ahead of Gameweek 6

FPL price changes ahead of Gameweek 6
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Welcome to the latest update on FPL price changes, rises, falls, and top transfers for Gameweek 6.

As the dust settles from the thrilling midweek UEFA Champions League encounters, it's now time for clubs to shift their attention back to the domestic league.

With the Gameweek 6 deadline fast approaching at 13:30 BST on Saturday, September 23, FPL managers across the globe are strategizing and fine-tuning their squads to gain a competitive edge in this ever-evolving fantasy football landscape.

In this report, we'll dive into the FPL price changes and the hottest transfer activities to help you make informed decisions for your FPL team.

The impact of FPL price changes: Managing team value and transfers

The impact of FPL price changes can be significant for managers. When a player's price changes, it has the potential to disrupt a manager's plans.

For instance, managers might suddenly find themselves unable to afford a player they had their eye on because one of their own players has decreased in value by £0.1m or the targeted player has risen by the same amount.

Throughout the season, FPL managers aim to increase their team's overall value by wisely investing in popular transfer targets.

The goal is to make their squad worth more than the initial £100 million budget allotted at the start of the season.

However, the fluctuating transfer market can also work against managers, causing their team value to fall below £100 million if their players become heavily transferred out by the FPL community.

It's a constant balancing act that requires careful planning and strategic thinking.

Mastering FPL transfers: Understanding price dynamics and sell-on fees

Julian Alvarez is revelling in his partnership with Erling Haaland in Manchester City's attack
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It's crucial for FPL managers to keep a close eye on the transfers in and out of players throughout the season.

By monitoring these movements, managers can gain valuable insights into player popularity and potential FPL price changes.

Players who are heavily transferred in are likely candidates to see their prices rise, while those being frequently sold are at risk of price drops.

It's important to note that the prices displayed on the transfer page represent players' selling prices, minus any applicable sell-on fees.

To determine the price you originally paid for a player, you should utilize the list view on the transfers page.

Additionally, it's worth mentioning that a sell-on fee of 50 percent (rounded up to the nearest £0.1m) is applied to any profits made when selling a player.

For instance, if an FPL manager initially buys a player for £5.5m and later sells them when their price is £5.9m, the selling price will be £5.7m due to the sell-on fee.

This understanding of price dynamics is essential for making shrewd transfer decisions in the ever-changing world of Fantasy Premier League.

Gameweek 6 FPL price changes: Rises, falls, and top transfers after UCL nights

Risers

  • Julian Alvarez (Man City) £6.9m
  • Cristian Romero (Spurs) £4.8m
  • James Ward-Prowse (West Ham) £6.2m
  • Lucas Digne (Aston Villa) £4.6m
  • Odsonne Edouard (Crystal Palace) £5.6m
  • Bryan Mbeumo (Brentford) £6.9m
  • James Maddison (Spurs) £7.9m

Fallers

  • Solly March (Brighton) £6.5m
  • Marc Cucurella (Chelsea) £4.8m
  • Mykhailo Mudryk (Chelsea) £6.3m
  • Jefferson Lerma (Crystal Palace) £4.8m
  • Ben Doak (Liverpool) £4.4m
  • Andre Onana (Man Utd) £4.9m
  • Tom Lockyer (Luton) £4.3m
  • Anis Slimane (Sheff Utd) £4.8m
  • Ian Maatsen (Chelsea) £5.2m
  • Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) £7.9m
  • Hamed Traore (Bournemouth) £4.8m
  • Conor Gallagher(Chelsea) £5.4m
  • Nicolas Jackson (Chelsea) £7.0m
  • Cauley Woodrow (Luton) £4.4m
  • Oliver Norwood (Sheffield Utd): £4.9m
  • Oliver Skipp (Spurs) £4.7m
  • Matheus Franca (Crystal Palace) £4.9m
  • Manuel Akanji (Man City) £5.0m
  • Alexander Isak (Newcastle) £7.6m
  • Jacob Murphy (Newcastle) £4.8m
  • Giulian Biancone (Nott'm Forest) £3.9m
  • Said Benrahma (West Ham) £5.8m
  • Pablo Fornals (West Ham) £4.8m
  • Keane Lewis-Potter (Brentford) £4.8m
  • Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) £5.9m
  • Scott Carson (Man City) £3.9m
  • Rico Lewis (Man City) £4.4m
  • Zack Steffen (Man City) £3.9m
  • Danilo (Nott’m Forest) £5.3m
  • Paul Dummett (Newcastle) £3.9m
  • Kai Havertz (Arsenal) £7.2m
  • Yoane Wissa (Brentford) £6.1m
  • Julio Enciso (Brighton) £5.2m
  • Igor Julio (Brighton) £4.3m
  • Connor Roberts (Burnley) £4.4m
  • Vitinho (Burnley) £4.4m
  • Nicolas Jackson (Chelsea) £7.1m
  • Chris Richards (Crystal Palace) £3.9m
  • James Garner (Everton) £4.9m
  • Joao Virginia (Everton) £3.9m
  • Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) £4.8m
  • Jacob Brown (Luton) £4.9m
  • Tahith Chong (Luton) £4.9m
  • Lisandro Martínez (Man Utd) £4.8m
  • Tino Livramento (Newcastle) £4.4m
  • Neco Williams (Nott'm Forest) £4.4m
  • Anel Ahmedhodzic (Sheff Utd) £4.4m
  • Benie Traore (Sheff Utd): £5.4m
  • Michail Antonio (West Ham) £6.0m
  • Maxwel Cornet (West Ham) £5.3m
  • Angelo Ogbonna (West Ham) £4.4m
  • Joao Gomes (Wolves) £4.9m

Top transfers dominating Gameweek 6

Mohamed Salah #11 of Liverpool during the Premier League match Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Liverpool
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Most transfers in

  • Alvarez (Manchester City): 638,828
  • Botman (Newcastle): 248,388
  • Mbeumo (Brentford): 197,346
  • Ward-Prowse (West Ham): 186,382
  • Salah (Liverpool): 176,033

Most transfers out

  • Jackson (Chelsea) : 295,298
  • Chilwell (Chelsea) : 234,512
  • Isak (Newcastle) : 231,368
  • March (Brighton) : 149,419
  • Rashford (Manchester United) : 139,106

This article was most recently revised and updated 9 months ago

Rababe Koussaimi, a 22-year-old journalist, is deeply passionate about the world of sports. She grew up in a footballing environment, supporting both Bayern Munich and Wydad Athletic Club. She began her English journalism career by hosting a podcast for the first English radio station in Morocco. Currently, the Moroccan journalist channels her enthusiasm into writing and conducting extensive research, creating insightful and engaging content for GoalBall Live readers.