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Fantasy football tips: Why you have to put Willian in your team right now

You have to strike while the iron is hot in fantasy football.

And with your new transfers coming fresh out the kitchen this week it really is prime time.

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When a player hits form you have to move early otherwise you can miss the chance to capitalise on an avalanche of points.

This public service announcement is calling all managers to move on Willian right now.

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Messi hugging a GOAT

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Messi hugging a GOAT

The Chelsea winger is the most in-form player in the game right now with an average points score across his last three games of 14.7.

That includes 18 points thanks to a brace against Hull, before games against Barcelona and Man United brought home 13 points each.

Many players will have seen this week as a fallow one for the Blues with those two big matches followed up with Man City on Sunday, but Willian is breaking the mould.

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Not a United player to be seen

Eden Hazard isn’t having the same impact on games he did a few weeks ago but luckily for Antonio Conte, and the 6.4% of you that have already selected him, Willian is in red-hot form.

At £4.6million he is probably the best value for money in the game right now, yet only 6.4% of players currently own him.

That kind of cash will get you an injured Benjamin Mendy or Callum Wilson from Bournemouth.

This decision should be very easy.

Scoring against Barca. Tick.

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Scoring against Barca. Tick.

While Chelsea have a rather tricky list of upcoming fixtures, Willian has already proven in the last week that he will get you points regardless of the calibre of opposition.

Chelsea’s next five include City away, Crystal Palace at home, the second leg of the Champiosn League tie at the Nou Camp, an FA Cup quarter final against Leicester and then Spurs at Stamford Bridge.

It appears that Conte has decided on Hazard and Willian as his stalwarts for the big clashes and although Alvaro Morata got the call up against United on Sunday both him and Olivier Giroud were on the bench for the Barca game.

Chelsea are benefiting from Hazard’s ability to bring Willian into the game, he assisted both of the Brazilian’s goals this week as the pair’s combination play troubled Barca and United.

Hazards not carrying Willian anymore

Hazards not carrying Willian anymore

In conclusion, Willian is a big game player, he’s really cheap at £4.6m and he is on a brilliant run of form with four goals in his last three games.

So what are you waiting for?