It’s already Game Week 3 in Dream Team Premier League fantasy football. Time really does fly when you’re owning your mates in mini leagues.
Another weekend of Premier League football brings with it a wealth of points to be had for managers.
No doubt there are a few of you scratching your heads over who to pick for Game Week 3. We wouldn’t be doing our job if we didn’t give you a helping hand.
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Fantasy football tips: Five players you NEED for Game Week 3 in the Premier League
1 Kepa Arrizabalaga – £3.5m
The most expensive goalkeeper of all time has enjoyed a steady start to his Chelsea career.
Kepa is playing free from the pressure of his hefty price tag and looks to be a more than competent replacement for Thibaut Courtois.
The 23-year-old has picked himself up 4 points so far, and has been selected by 5.3% of Dream Team managers.
We expect that number to rise before kick-off in Chelsea’s next game, when the Blues travel away to Newcastle.
Rafa Benitez’s side have scored just once so far this season and failed to break down relegation favourites Cardiff last week.
Kepa is priced up at £3.5m in Dream Team, a relative steal compared to the other top keepers in the league.
The Spaniard’s inclusion could leave you with some all important cash to reinvest elsewhere in your team.
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2 Marcos Alonso – £4.5m
Alonso has emerged as arguably the best left wing-back in Europe since he arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2016.
The Spaniard has racked up 24 points so far, following his one goal and a star man performance in Chelsea’s 3-2 victory over Arsenal in Game Week 2.
Like his teammate Kepa, you would expect Alonso to have a relatively stress free time of things against a lacklustre Newcastle attack.
The marauding wing-back is priced up at £4.5m, making him the joint-most expensive defender on the game.
So far, the Spaniard has been selected by 14.6% of Dream Team managers.
Alonso guarantees you clean sheets, goals and assists, making his inclusion in your team well worth the investment.
3 Richarlison – £2.5m
Just a few weeks ago this man was destined to be a very expensive flop. Awkward.
Richarlison has proved us all wrong and been a revelation for Everton following his £50million move from Watford.
The Brazilian has picked up a whopping 25 points in Dream Team, making him the third highest point-scoring player.
The 21-year-old is currently the most transferred in player for Game Week 3, with 9.2% of managers now having him in their team.
Everton travel to Bournemouth this weekend, as two of the league’s unbeaten sides meet. Richarlison could well be the difference.
The Brazilian is still only priced at £2.5m in this year’s game, making him an absolute bargain.
The Everton man is surely a player you HAVE to snap up before the first round of price increases on Friday August 31.
4 Callum Wilson – £2.5m
Wilson is playing like a man possessed this season.
The Bournemouth striker looks to have well and truly got over the injuries that had previously plagued him, and become one of the Premier league’s most inform strikers.
The 26-year-old has scored twice and chipped in with one assist in the Cherries opening two games of the season.
Wilson is currently sitting as one of the highest point-scoring players on Dream Team, with his name amongst some of the very best players in the league.
The Cherries striker is a bargain at £2.5m, however he has still only been selected by 1.7% of managers. What are the rest of you playing at?!
Wilson and co face a tricky-test against Everton in Game Week 3, however you would back the inform striker to carry on his scoring antics on the day.
5 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – £5.5m
Just when we all thought that Aubameyang would be a challenger for the Golden Boot, the striker has flattered to deceive thus far.
The Gabon international missed two clear-cut chances in the Gunners’ defeat to Chelsea in Game Week 2.
Aubameyang will no doubt want to bounce back after his disappointment and will be raring to go against West Ham.
Arsenal faced a tough start to the season, hosting Man City before travelling away to Stamford Bridge, meaning the 29-year-old was often left isolated.
With an easier opponent in West Ham facing the Gunners in Game Week 3, this could be the game where Aubameyang reminds us exactly what he can do.
The striker is priced up at £5.5m in Dream Team, making him a cheaper option than a number of other front men in Dream Team.
27.5% of managers have stuck with Aubameyang in their teams, and this could be the Game Week where they finally see a return on their investment.
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Dream Team Weekender: What you NEED to know
Weekender is really simple and best of all, it’s completely FREE to enter. Happy days.
The concept involves you picking SEVEN players from the Premier League’s Saturday and Sunday matches, with this changing on a weekly basis.
You even get a glimpse into the life of Pep Guardiola, as you’re not restrained by a transfer budget AND there’s no limit to the number of players you can pick from one club.
If your team get the most points from the weekend, then £5,000 is yours. It’s really that simple.
If you happen to be unsuccessful, then you’ve only got to wait till the following weekend to have another go at snapping up that prize money.