Newcastle United signed Allan Saint-Maximin £6.6 (fpl price) from french football club, Nice, during the 2019 summer transfer window, for an estimated fee of £16.5m plus £3.5m in add-ons.
The mid-price fpl forward who actually is not a forward but a winger listed out of position in fpl previously had a successful spell at Nice, for whom he scored 9 goals in 64 appearances.
His competitor in the current Newcastle United squad for playing 11 is only Matt Ritchie (£5.0 fpl price) but under Steve Bruce’s management, Matt Richie is playing as a 1st choice right back.
The young french man in short has no competitor in playing 11 for now and he is a player to watchout.
Allan Saint-Maximin in Fantasy Premier League
There are many mid-price forwards in FPL, you can trust them and get them into your squad, but what Saint Maximin can bring to your fpl team is assurity that he will start.
This is his 3rd season in English Premier League and Newcastle United, and previously he was an in and out player in the Newcastle United playing 11.
He played 1554 minutes last season and 1860 minutes in a season before. Scored 3 goals and 5 assists in both those seasons each.
Allan Saint-Maximin is a pacy player and quality finisher still improving his game. He already has scored 2 goals and 2 assists after just 5 games in the ongoing Premier League season. And this is an indicator that this could be his break-through season.
Probably he is the most under-rated player in whole Premier League squad because no one is talking about his brilliant performances.
Newcastle United has got a series of favoring fixtures in the Premier League in the upcoming game weeks and Saint-Maximin can be your good option to put into the watch list or even sign him immediately.
Allan Saint-Maximin was Born in Châtenay-Malabry, a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, and is of Guadeloupean and French Guianese descent.
He began his career in the youth system of Verrières-le-Buisson in the 2003-04 season and later played for youth teams like US Ris-Orangis, AC Boulogne-Billancourt and Saint-Étienne.
Saint-Étienne was the 1st club that gave Allan Saint-Maximin a chance to begin his senior football career and there he played 12 games for the 1st team.
He was a regular in French youth teams of U16, U17, U20 and U21, playing 31 games and scoring 9 goals, which is good enough for a winger.
Allan Saint-Maximin 1st got his chance in top flight football while playing for Saint-Étienne between 2013-15 seasons. He was then signed by Monaco, who loaned him to Hannover 96 and Bestia for the next 2 seasons.
Next Nice signed him but after 64 appearances and 9 goals in 2 years, he was then sold to Newcastle United on a 6 years long permanent deal.
Allan Saint-Maximin is a Potential top Player of Future
He had his ups and downs. But the quality was always there. Most top players in world football begin slow, rarely there is a Ronaldo Nazario or a Messi, who are top players right from the junior levels.
The way, Allan Saint-Maximin is progressing, he surely is a player to watch for in the games to come.
A potential superstar for FPL managers, Newcastle United and France.
And there can’t be any better league for him to prove his worth than in the English Premier League.
Because Premier League arguably is the most tough and demanding league in world football with a huge following world-wide. And this is where Saint-Maximin can make his name and prove his worth.
If you are considering to sign him in your fantasy premier league team, right now is the best time to do it.