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)
- 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)
- 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)
- 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)
- 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.