After what felt like an eternity of an international break, the lads return with their best tips for the weekend’s games.
Tom Heaton, Burnley GK – £4.8m
After a great week for the 30 year old in which he played the full 90 mins against Spain (despite conceding two late goals), Tom Heaton looks set to continue the form which has seen him become the highest scoring GK this season in fantasy football. A great price and with a favourable fixture against goal-shy WBA, Tom is your man between the sticks for this week.
Honourable mention: Thibaut Courtois,Chelsea GK – £5.5m
Cesar Azpilicueta, Chelsea DEF – £6.1m
After a shaky start, Chelsea have found their groove under Conte and look imperious, particularly in defence. Azpilicueta is perhaps the most reliable and dependable of all Chelsea’s fluid backline, offering a threat further up the field and the promise of a clean sheet against lacklustre Middlesbrough
Honourable mention: Seamus Coleman, Everton DEF – £5.5m
Roberto Firmino, Liverpool MID – £8.7m
Take your pick of Liverpool’s attacking talent. They’re all in tremendous form. We’ve picked Firmino for his goal threat and the fact he is often played furthest up the park as a striker. Liverpool’s attacking performances week in and week out are a joy to behold and you will want at least one of their stars to keep the pace with your rivals.
Honourable mention: Adam Lallana, Liverpool MID – £7.2m
Jamie Vardy, Leicester ATT – £9.6m
The key to success at Fantasy Football is picking out the bargains and the in-form players before your rivals do. Last season, Vardy was unstoppable, but this season has disappointed. Nevertheless, his goals during the week and improved performances point to a return to form for the mercurial speed merchant.With excellent upcoming fixtures, it may well be worth picking him up before others start to realize his potential.
Honourable Mention: Sergio Aguero, Man City ATT – £13.2m
Bargain choice: Cuco Martina, S’ton DEF – £4.3m
In a world dominated by glam and star players, the cheaper bargains are often overlooked. Cuco Martina is one of the cheapest defenders in the game that has picked up consistent game time, and looks set to continue that trend against Liverpool. Although a difficult fixture, it may well be worth bringing in Martina as a reliable backup, especially considering he plays for a strong team like Southampton. He also poses a goal threat, as Arsenal fans know all too well…
Honourable mentions: Robert Snodgrass, Hull MID – £5.5m. Borja Baston, Swansea ATT – £6.9m
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