Fantasy Premier League tips: 14 bargain midfielders you should sign

first_img A lot of football fans were surprised the Cottagers were able to pick up Seri ahead of other top European teams this summer. And in FPL he’s been handed a low fee too, especially given he’s more than capable of providing goals and assists in a big-five league. 15 How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? He’s definitely not a bargain in the real world but in Fantasy Premier League he may turn out to be a steal. Under Marco Silva at Watford he scored five goals and made four assists, but struggled after he left in November. If the Portuguese manager can get him firing over a full campaign then he could be lethal for the Toffees. Granit Xhaka (Arsenal) – £5.5million How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures 15 Kenedy (Newcastle United) – £5million 15 ALTERED Richarlison (Everton) – £6.5million 15 15 NEW ERA Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade silverware Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Tom Cairney (Fulham) – £5million 15 You can never guarantee a player will take his tallies up from the Championship to the Premier League. But if Cavaleiro can get anywhere near his nine goals and 12 assists then – wow – you’ve got the bargain of the century on your hand. James Maddison (Leicester City) – £6.5million 15 Ivan Cavaleiro (Wolves) – £5.5million huge blow Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) – £5.5million possible standings You know the score with the Serbian star, he’s he to score penalties and no one is going to stop him. Sadly he isn’t as cheap as last year, which makes it a bit risky but he’s worth considering as an option, especially if you’ve already used too many players from the same clubs. 15 possible xi Don’t fancy Kante? Well, his new partner in crime might just be the man for you. He could be set to accrue plenty of bonus points with his passing, while he also managed two goals and four assists last year for Napoli. How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? 15 He had been linked with numerous Premier League clubs over the summer but the signed a new deal at Craven Cottage. His passing is a delight and he’s more than capable of getting goals two having scored six last season in Fulham’s promotion campaign – including the winner in the play-off final against Aston Villa. The talented youngster joined from Norwich City and is already exciting Foxes fans. Maddison put in a top display in their 4-1 friendly win over Notts County and he could also find himself on set-piece duty now Riyad Mahrez has left for Manchester City. Keep a close eye on this one. The Spanish star was stunning for the Hornets against Chelsea last term before injury stopped him from featuring more prominently. He’s not played a part in pre-season yet but if he does then this fee could be an absolute bargain. Magpies players are a slight risk given their tough start to the campaign but the Brazil was excellent during his spell at the club last term. The skilful left-side star will be attempting to make a real name for himself after such a confidence boost, he’s one to make you contemplate. Will Hughes (Watford) – £5million 15 smart causal Jorginho (Chelsea) – £5million The English youngster looks fully fit again after being restricted by injuries last season. He only played 987 minutes of football for the Hornets but managed two goals and three assists, if he can stay healthy he has the potential to be a superb sleeper pick. Having already looked at goalkeepers and defenders you could sign in the coming days, we’re now looking at possible midfielders for your squads.It’s best practice to forget deep-lying players like Tottenham’s Mousa Dembele, despite his brilliance on the ball, as he simply won’t earn you enough points.But occasionally the odd 100-point star in defensive midfield like N’Golo Kante and Nemanja Matic (both available for £5million) but who are the other cheap stars we’ve found? Check out the list below to find out. Jean Michael Seri (Fulham) – £5.5million Lucas Torreira (Arsenal) – £5million Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener 15 REVEALED 15 Will one of these midfielders be a bargain for your Fantasy Premier League team. With Lucas Torreira joining to beef up the Gunners’ midfield, we could see Xhaka move a little further forward and offer more in terms of goals and assists. He managed just one goal but created eight, similar numbers will make him a good bench offering. gameday Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Latest Premier League News One for the start of the campaign, certainly. The Spaniard looks key for Maurizio Sarri and may get the ball further forward with Jorginho and N’Golo Kante in deeper roles. Meanwhile, the Blues also have a good set of opening fixtures to consider. It’s almost time to submit your final Fantasy Premier League squad but there’s no need to panic.It’s the focus of everyone’s attention and right now we’re hunting for bargains. 15 REVEALED 15 Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) – £6.5million Another summer signing from abroad who represents a risk, Elyounoussi hit 11 goals and made eight assists in the Swiss Super League last season which is, at the very least, promising for the Saints. But it’s worth remembering he also got two Champions League goals too, including one against Manchester City, and one assist, which also came against City. Plus, he’s already well-versed in a 3-4-2-1 which Mark Hughes is likely to play at St Mary’s this season. 15 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea) – £6.5million Mohamed Elyounoussi (Southampton) – £6.5million It’s always best to exercise caution with players in their first ever Premier League season, especially diminutive scrappers. However, this one might be worth a risk given his set-piece threat and all-round ability and technique. last_img read more