Asensio



  • Good Morning all,

    New to this and don't follow La Liga that much.
    But surely with Asensio being classed as a midfielder, he looks cheap?

    Do many expect him to get divs?

    Thanks,



  • @Irene-goodnight

    Yes I think he’s a smart pick. Looks increasingly likely to start the season up top. I only have a few shares, but it feels like he’s a hattrick away from catapulting up to £5.



  • Being classed as a midfielder is a bad thing for Performance dividends since he has to compete with a wider range of players. His scores have been underwhelming so far but he should improve this season.



  • @PB-man

    Thanks.

    Surely if he scores goals, he will do well regardless? Or are goals less important for midfielders than forwards?

    Haven't experienced the opta engine in full force yet

    Thanks



  • @Irene-goodnight The scoring is the same for midfielders and forwards but there are more players classed as mids that play every gameweek (4-5 midfielders vs 1-3 forwards for each team playing) as a result midfielders usually need better scores to win the dividends than forwards, especially since there are many mids capable of big scores if they grab a goal (think defensive mids who make lots of passes and tackles but also score the odd goal).


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