Liverpool and Arsenal stars among top Fantasy picks

Date published: Thursday 27th October 2016 6:33

Draft fantasy football: Play now!

Draft fantasy football: Play now!

After another intriguing week of Premier League football, Sam Tigges picks out some players to consider grabbing in the TEAMtalk draft fantasy football game. 

Midfielder: Sadio Mane, Liverpool (Total Draft Fantasy Points: 42)

Sadio Mane: Forward celebrates Liverpool opener

  • He has proven his strong potential in 8 Premier league appearances with 4 goals and 2 assists
  • Mane has had a 78% pass accuracy this campaign
  • Has a 67% shot accuracy with 6 shots on target and 3 off target (9 blocked shots)

Midfielder: Xherdan Shaqiri, Stoke (Total Draft Fantasy Points: 27)

Xherdan Shaqiri: Winger celebrates against Hull

  • Shaqiri’s two goals this past Saturday against Hull City proved to be the difference for Stoke in the 2-0 victory away from home
  • Shaqiri has played an important role in Stoke’s recent 4 game unbeaten streak within the premier league (2-0-2
  • He has also played 88’+ in his past 4 appearances, showing his return to fitness and potential to have strong form throughout the rest of the season
  • Shaqiri has scored 3 goals this season in only 5 appearances with Stoke, certainly more to come from Shaqiri this season

MidFielder: Theo Walcott, Arsenal (Total Draft Fantasy Points: 54)

T Walcott

  • Appeared in all 9 games for Arsenal this Premier League Campaign
  • Has recorded 5 goals in 9 premier league appearances this season
  • 10 chances created for the Gunners
  • 59% shot accuracy with 16 on target and 11 off target (4 blocked)

Forward: Kelechi Iheanacho, Manchester City (Total Draft Fantasy Points: 29)

Kelechi Iheanacho: On scoresheet yet again

  • Iheanacho was able to score a goal this past weekend against Southampton after coming on as a sub at halftime.
  • When Iheanacho has seen the pitch under Pep Guardiola this season, he has been quite effective, recording 3 goals and 3 assists in his past 5 Premier League appearances this season
  • As it appears that Sergio Aguero may be falling out of Pep’s favor, Iheanacho may see an increase in pitch time as the season progresses.
  • He has a 83% shot accuracy this season
  • In 7 total premier league appearances this season he has generated 10 chances despite often limited minutes

For a full list of Premier League players, their rankings, and their point totals, head over to https://draftfantasyfootball.co.uk/players to learn more.

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