Goal’s handy Fantasy Premier League guide aims to assist your team selections ahead of the forthcoming gameweek
Liverpool may well be Premier League champions but there’s plenty to still be decided further down the table as we enter the final weeks of the 2019-20 season.
Manchester United‘s resurgent run of form since the restart has seen them pile the pressure on Chelsea in the race to finish in the top four, while at least five sides are locked in the battle to avoid the drop.
Just five games remain now as Fantasy Premier League managers look to finish the season with a flurry, with every transfer and starting XI choice potentially being crucial.
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We gave him the big build-up ahead of Gameweek 33+ and Bruno Fernandes (£8.9m) didn’t disappoint. The Portuguese was at it again as he claimed his second 15-point haul in a row in United’s 5-2 hammering of Bournemouth.
The Portuguese is the second most transferred in player heading into Gameweek 34+, with the Red Devils facing a relegation-threatened Aston Villa who are without a win since January.
In truth, there’s value in picking any of that United attacking line. Mason Greenwood (£4.6m) has recorded an impressive 25 points over his last two appearances and looks certain to continue in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting XI.
Anthony Martial (£8.3m) and Marcus Rashford (£9.1m) have both also been amongst the goals and assists and it’s high time to flood your FPL team with United midfielders and forwards, especially given their favourable fixtures to end the season.
As always, Pep Guardiola’s team selections are unpredictable, but with Phil Foden (£5.4m) having also started on the bench against the Saints, he is another who is likely to come back in against Steve Bruce’s side.
Liverpool got back to winning ways last time out against Villa although are some way off their brilliant best, with Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) having failed to justify his lofty FPL price tag over the last two gameweeks.
He does, of course, remain one of the most potent attacking players in the league and with Jurgen Klopp’s side facing Brighton next, the Egyptian, along with Sadio Mane (£12.4m), will fancy their chances of getting on the scoresheet.
Arsenal‘s improvement in recent weeks shouldn’t be ignored and Bukayo Saka (£4.7m) offers excellent value with Mikel Arteta having given him more of an advanced role since the Premier League…