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Fantasy football tips: 7 transfers you HAVE to make this weekend

Fantasy football makes a triumphant return this weekend, with both Premier League and FA Cup games to look ahead to. 

The pick of the weekend’s fixtures is undoubtedly Leicester’s quarter-final clash with Chelsea, with both sides seemingly holding out for some Cup glory at the end of the season.


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Man United host Brighton in their Cup clash on Saturday, while we’re keeping a close watch on Watford’s daunting Premier League visit to Liverpool.


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But who should you be picking for your Dream Team this weekend?


 Fantasy football tips: Game Week 29

1 Loris Karius – £4.3m 

Karius has picked up his form in recent weeks

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Karius has picked up his form in recent weeks

The Liverpool goalie has silenced the haters in recent weeks, pulling off a string of eye-catching saves that have kept him in the back pages for all the right reasons.

He didn’t stand a chance against Marcus Rashford last weekend, but he’ll certainly fancy himself against Watford.

Especially considering he’s kept five clean sheets in his last eight league games.

2 Virgil van Dijk – £4.3m

Will Van Dijk make it into your Dream Team ahead of the weekend?

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Will Van Dijk make it into your Dream Team ahead of the weekend?

Much like his goalkeeper, centre-back van Dijk has been in fine form in recent weeks as the Reds have seemingly fixed their dodgy defence.

He’s picked up 32 Dream Team points in his last five appearances and has been the catalyst of Liverpool’s upturn in fortunes since arriving in January.

3 Jan Vertonghen – £5.0m

Jan loves Son, pass it on…

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Jan loves Son, pass it on…

Much like their London rivals Chelsea (more on them shortly), Spurs will be desperate for some FA Cup glory to make up for their early Champions League exit.

So expect an all-guns-a-blazing approach against Swansea in their early FA Cup clash on Saturday.

And you can bet your life they’ll want to avoid another replay in the competition.

4 Willian – £5.5m

A big thumbs up to you, Willian

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A big thumbs up to you, Willian

We’re putting our neck out a bit here, because Willian has played a lot lately.

And with good reason, as he’s been Chelsea’s best player in recent weeks. Starring in the draw with Barcelona a fortnight ago and having possibly the only meaningful chance against the Catalan giants in their midweek return.

Up against Leicester in the Cup, he’ll fancy another start ahead of Pedro.

5 Mohamed Salah – £10,1m 

A resounding Dream Team hero this season

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A resounding Dream Team hero this season

Crikey he’s got pricey!

If you don’t have the Liverpool star in your Dream Team by now, then you’re doing it wrong.

He’s got a grand total of 299 points on the game so far this season and with Harry Kane out until April, he could go on to be our top points-scorer.

6 Romelu Lukaku – £6.7m

Man United will be relying heavily on this guy as the season reaches its conclusion

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Man United will be relying heavily on this guy as the season reaches its conclusion

Man United will want to quickly forget about their midweek Champions League knockout and push on with their league and FA Cup campaigns.

The runners-up spot is their main target now, while their Cup game at home to Brighton this weekend is a good chance to put a positive spin on their sorry week.

7 Kelechi Iheanacho – £3.3m

Leicester’s FA Cup hero this season

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Leicester’s FA Cup hero this season

It’s not really worked out for this fella at Leicester so far this season, but he’s still got a great record in the FA Cup, netting four times ahead of their clash with Chelsea this weekend.
He also scored and assisted in the win over West Brom last week, so he’s certainly got the taste for goals.


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