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Fantasy football: The top 10 most picked players so far

Fantasy football is in full flow with the Premier League inching closer and closer.

Manchester United and Leicester get the long awaited new season underway on Friday 10.

And if you haven’t signed up to play Dream Team yet you’re really missing out – but there’s still plenty of time.

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So who are the most popular players so far? Here are the top 10 most picked on Dream Team…

Fantasy football tips: Most selected Premier League players so far

1 Mo Salah – 59.1%

Salah is the top pick

Salah is the top pick

2 Harry Kane – 56.2%

3 Kevin De Bruyne – 46.6%

4 Kieran Trippier – 33.2%

Kieran Trippier is expected to be Tottenham's No1 right-back in 2018-19

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Trippier’s brilliant World Cup has seen his popularity rise

5 Leroy Sane – 32.1%

6 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 31.9%

7 Virgl van Dijk – 28%

The Reds are looking for someone to partner Virgil van Dijk

Van Dijk has completely revolutionised the Liverpool defence

8 Eden Hazard – 25.5%

9 Harry Maguire – 24.7%

10 Romelu Lukaku – 24.6%

Romelu Lukaku might have his eyes scoring the stands on United's US tour to find any inaccuracies with spelling

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Lukaku is the 10th highest pick

That means there’s no Sergio Aguero, David De Gea, Roberto Firmino or Paul Pogba in the top 10.

What are the best and funniest fantasy football team names?

Some of the classics

Some of the classics

Dream Team isn’t simply about racking up the points to beat your mates.

No, one of the most important first steps is choosing a witty team name that everyone will be jealous of.

Neville Wears Prada is a timeless classic and Tika Mo Salah was a the pick of the bunch from last season.

But what will you go for? Here’s an extensive list of the best team names of all time to give you a hand…

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