Premier League fantasy football tips: 14 players we can’t wait to pick in 2019/20

Premier League fantasy football tips: 14 players we can’t wait to pick in 2019/20


Fantasy football fans… today is the day.

The Premier League officially crashes back into our lives tonight as Liverpool host Norwich, which means fantasy football should be taking priority.

If you haven’t signed up yet there’s still time to get your team in before the big kick off.

We’re as excited as you are and there’s several players we simply can’t wait to pick this season.


Fantasy Football: Best goalkeepers to pick

Alisson couldn’t have had a better debut season in English football.

The Brazilian won the Champions League and was the highest scoring goalkeeper on last season’s game with 209 points.

The Golden Glove winner has already been selected by 29.8% of Dream Team gaffers and we can’t wait to see if he can repeat his heroics from last season.

At £4.5m, he might appear expensive, but the Liverpool man was 14th top scorer last season – ahead of Paul Pogba and Raul Jimenez.

If you are looking for a cheaper option between the sticks, Tom Heaton might be the man for you.

The English goalkeeper already has 24 Premier League clean sheets, so at just £2m he could prove an absolute steal.

Are you ready to join the 0.8% of managers who have the former Burnley man in their sides?

Fantasy Football: Best defenders to pick

Aaron Wan-Bissaka had a season to remember with Crystal Palace last season, scoring 131 points.

Following his £50m move to Old Trafford we can’t wait to see if the 21-year-old is ready for the pressure of joining Man United.
28.7% of managers believe he is ready and have the £3.5m man in their teams already.

Liverpool’s non-existant transfer window means Joe Gomez (£3.5m) is set to partner Virgil van Dijk (£6m) at the back for the Reds.

The Dutchman has been selected by 50% of bosses, while Gomez has been picked by just 5.5%.

Free from injury, it will be interesting to see if the young Englishman can thrive playing next to VVD.

Fantasy Football: Best midfielders to pick

Two of the new boys in London have drawn a lot of attention on Dream team.
Both Christian Pulisic and Nicolas Pepe will set you back £3.5m.

23% of managers have gone with Pepe, while 14% have gone with Chelsea’s new American winger.

Are the pair ready for the Premier League? We hope so, and so a lot of managers!

Two of last season’s Dream Team gods, Bernardo Silva (£4.5m) and Sadio Mane (£6m), will be hoping they can replicate last season’s point-scoring heroics.

Mane finished with 265 points while Silva ended up with 223. It would take some doing to match or improve on last season for the pair.

Three young English midfielders we are keeping an eye on are; Ross Barkley (£2m), Jack Grealish (£2.5m) and James Maddison (£3m).

Maddison has been selected by 8.2%, Grealish 5.5% and Barkley £4.4. Food for thought…

Why you should play Dream Team this season

  • It’s completely free to play
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  • There’s a hefty jackpot up for grabs across 2019/20

Fantasy Football: Best strikers to pick

We have got one eye on Harry Kane for the season ahead… especially in August.
England’s captain has only scored one Premier League goal in the eighth month of the year and will be looking to improve on that unusual record.

43.7% are backing the striker to get off to a good start and, as a slightly cheaper option to Mo Salah and Sergio Aguero, you might want to as well.

Both Raul Jimenez (£3.5) and Callum Wilson (£3.5) were surprise packages last season and we are intrigued to see if they can repeat their breakthrough seasons.

Wilson scored 14 in the Premier League, while Jimenez bagged 13.

Wolves’ European games mean 11.3% have selected the Mexican, while only 5.5% have gone with Wilson.

Fantasy football starts TODAY

You’re one of those people who leave everything to the last minute, aren’t you?

Never fear – picking a Dream Team takes 30 seconds… if you know what you’re doing!

Liverpool and Norwich get the Premier League season underway at 8pm tonight, so get your teams in before then.

All our tips can be found here, so make sure you’re up to scratch with all the basics before you eventually decide on an XI.


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