Not all fantasy football heroes wear capes.
You can’t rely on the big hitters like Harry Kane and Kevin De Bruyne to steer you to glory every week.
That would be way too predictable.
The budget limitations means invariably you need to uncover a diamond in the rough to complement those more expensive stars.
And this week’s fantasy football bargain of the week is… James Milner.
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But why is Milner such a fascinating choice?
Well Liverpool’s Mr Reliable is down on the Dream Team game as a defender after his consistent performers at left back last season.
But this campaign he’s being deployed further forward in a more orthodox midfield role.
That means he’s effectively reaping the rewards of both positions – the best of both worlds.
In Game Week 10, Milner started against Huddersfield and Maribor as the Reds kept consecutive clean sheets.
He also earned an assist in both of those games as Liverpool romped to two easy 3-0 victories, not to mention the Star Man award against Huddersfield.
That meant he finished top of the Dream Team player rankings for the week with a grand total of 22 points – which is amazing considering he missed a penalty against Maribor too.
That was just ahead of Raheem Sterling (21) and team-mate Alberto Moreno (18).
At just £3.2m Milner could be a bargain buy for your team, particularly with Jurgen Klopp recognising his importance again in recent weeks.
An injury Georginio Wijnaldum on Wednesday night could mean a more regular starting berth for the former Manchester City man too.
Certainly one to keep an eye on.