The week in Fantasy Premier League: Picking forwards based on your league position and all aboard the Man City bandwagon
There’s nothing in FPL quite as gut-wrenching as watching a player you don’t own score a hat-trick.
We even felt it last season as we watched Salomón Rondón proudly take the match ball home from Swansea, before his new FPL owners edged closer to insanity as each of his frankly heroic run of 18 games without a goal passed by.
It stings that little bit more though when it’s a player you always knew was capable of it, but you just didn’t believe in enough. Enter Sergio Aguero (MCI, 11.6).
His goals against an injury-hit Watford just served to compound the misery for the 200,000+ managers who moved Heaven and Earth to bring in Harry Kane (TOT, 12.4) in the hope of similar returns.
Unfortunately, it’s just something we’re going to have to get used to this season, so strap in...