Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 17 Tips: Team, Transfers, Fixtures And Captaincy Choices: Roundup of the latest developments in the league ahead of the new year batch of fixtures
The Christmas festive period in the Premier League was by no means what many had envisioned. As Coronavirus cases rampantly devoured the league and matches were called off, FPL managers were left aghast with their squads left threadbare.
COVID and injuries make traversing through FPL an extremely tedious task at the moment. We try to quell this quandary for you by bringing you the best set of picks for the forthcoming gameweek 17 in the league.
Nick Pope, 5.4 million
He pulled off the cleansheet he was aspired to deliver and with Fulham up next, Nick Pope looks to make it two shut downs out of two.
Rob Holding, 4.4 million
Arsenal’s Rob Holding is a pristine player to indulge in at the moment. An extremely favourable set of fixtures paired with a measly price tag make him exquisite value in this festive period.
Roman Saiss, 5 million
Despite conceding a late goal the last time around, Wolverhampton’s CB, Roman Saiss will retain his place in our setup. He’s up against a Brighton side which just can’t score currently and Saiss’ ability to thump in headers make him an instant pick.
Ben Mee, 4.9 million
His goal ended up assuring his side of three points the last time around and we envisage Ben Mee to return a rich haul of points this time around as well with the player making for a direct swapped with injured counterpart Charlie Taylor.
Mohamed Salah, 12.6 million
He’s failed to score in each of Liverpool’s last couple of draws but that does little to deter us from opting for Liverpool’s Salah. The league’s leading scorer, he could have easily ended up with a couple of strikes against Newcastle United had it not been for Darlow.
Heung-Min Son, 9.7 million
Getting extra time away from the game after his side’s fixture against Fulham was truncated due to COVID, Son will be eager to take to the middle against Leeds United and add to his 11 goal tally.
Bruno Fernandes, 11.2 million
His assist for Rashford’s goal now sees Bruno having accrued the 10 goals and 7 assists this season, numbers which have seen him guide his club all the way into second place.
Wilfred Zaha, 7.4 million
Had it not been for Zaha, Crystal Palace would have ended up sinking to their third defeat in a row. The player’s 8th goal of the season not only stemmed the rut for the club but saw them pull off a gritty 1-1 draw against Leicester City.
Harry Kane, 11 million
Much like Son, Kane who has cooled off his legs with a much desired unanticipated rest will come hot out of the blocks against a Leeds United side that has ended up shipping in 51 shots across its last 6 matches.
Patrick Bamford, 6.4 million
He’s taken on a Tottenham side which typically focuses on defence but that shouldn’t faze Bamford. The spearhead of a resounding Leeds United attack, Bamford’s two assists in his side’s 5-0 trouncing of West Brom make him too good a player to let slip off.
Dominic Calvert Lewin, 7.9 million
After seeing his value elevate with each passing round of matches, Everton’s striker has off late seen his value dwindle. However, this could just be the week when he ends up punishing his sellers with the Everton man looking good to add to his 11 goal tally.
Liverpool are hungry for three points and an insatiable Salah should end up scoring for them.
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