After the midweek Carabao Cup action the Premier League returns this weekend. Once again it is time to pick through the fixtures to try and find a winning formula for your fantasy football team.
With Liverpool and Chelsea clashing at Stamford Bridge, FPL managers face the reality that in some cases 4 or 5 of their players will be involved in the same match. Where else can you look for points? Here are some ideas…
1) Sergio Aguero (Man City, Forward, £11.4m)
Pep Guardiola is a nightmare for fantasy football managers everywhere. Aguero netted his fourth goal of the season last weekend, to the delight of the 52% of FPL managers who own him, but he was withdrawn on 60 minutes, curtailing the chance to add to his first half strike. It’s infuriating that he then went on to not feature at all in the League Cup win at Oxford – excatly what is he being rested for? We’ll forgive Pep seeing as Aguero had an ankle complaint the previous week and if nothing else, it surely guarantees Aguero will start at home to Brighton on Saturday and you’d have to back him to net once again.
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