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The biggest bargain of the Dream Team season is still up there with the big boys

A handful of Dream Team gaffers have been left feeling very smug after taking a punt on the bargain of the season.

Matt Doherty has proved to be an inspired choice by those who backed the Premier League newbie and they are now reaping the rewards of their faith.


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It’s becoming a season to remember for the Wolves man

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It’s becoming a season to remember for the Wolves man

Doherty has ripped up the rule book to become the must-have defender on the game and is outperforming some big hitters in the process.

The Wolves man is the fifth highest points-scoring defender on Dream Team with 86 points to his name and has helped form one of the league’s surprise defensive packages in Wolves.

The success of Nuno Espirito Santo’s side has been built off solid foundations of which Doherty has been an integral part of, featuring in all 17 of Wolves’ games in all competitions.

Doherty has netted more Premier League goals than Man City star Gabriel Jesus

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Doherty has netted more Premier League goals than Man City star Gabriel Jesus

The impact of the Republic of Ireland international has not only been felt defensively but he’s also proved to be a serious threat offensively, scoring three goals and assisting as many.

Doherty netted a late winner in the dramatic 2-1 victory against Newcastle in Game Week 15 and picked up seven points for his efforts against Rafa Benitez’s side.

The former Bury man also boasts close to a impeccable disciplinary record having only picked up two bookings this season.

A rare blot on the defenders’ copy book

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A rare blot on the defenders’ copy book
Crystal Palace 0-1 Wolves: Matt Doherty scores winner in style in eighth unchanged side for manager Nuno

Doherty’s tally of 86 points surpasses the return of several notable top six defenders including Chelsea duo Cesar Azpilicueta (82) and David Luiz (75).

The Wolves defender has also toppled the points tallies of fellow right-backs Trent Alexander-Arnold (74) and Kyle Walker (70).


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A familiar sight this season

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A familiar sight this season

With a price tag of just £2.6m, Doherty remains the best bargain available to Dream Team managers and so far 8.7% have invested in the Molineux-based defender.

The Wolves man has already had his price rise drastically from £1.5m at the start of the campaign, the stark increase an indication of his good form.

Doherty’s stock will continue to skyrocket throughout the season which makes now the perfect time to snap up the bargain defender.

Sliding into your Dream Team like

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Sliding into your Dream Team like

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