As fixture week 5 of The Irish Times Fantasy Premier League approaches our coaches here in the managers office have turned their expert hands to the final tips for this weekends action. With a number of sides in midweek European action wholesale changes were made by many squads as some of the big names kept one eye on this weekends big clashes.
This weekend see’s what is probably the biggest weekend of games in terms of top clubs going head to head with Manchester United making the trip to Anfield and Arsenal traveling to The Etihad Stadium, those games aside there is also a London derby down for decision as Tottenham welcome Queens Park Rangers to White Hart Lane along with a number of other in form teams pairing off against each other.
With all that in mind this week see’s a number of differential form players make the short list as fantasy managers would be well advised to limit the amount of exposure they have to these “Big Games” because as we all know form can go out the window and anything could happen which, can absolutely ruin the best laid plans of many a fantasy premier league manager.
So here are our final tips for fixture week 5 of The Irish Times Fantasy Premier League.
Ben Foster (West Brom) £3.2 million Fixture:Reading (Home)
Petr Čech (Chelsea) £4.4 Million Fixture: Stoke (Home)
Liam Ridgewell (West Brom) £3.5 million Fixture: Reading (Home)
Maynor Figueroa (Wigan) £3.2 million Fixture: Fulham (Home)
Davide Santon (Newcastle) £3.6 million Fixture: Norwich (Home)
Ashley Cole (Chelsea) £4.9 million Fixture: Stoke (Home)
Miguel Michu (Swansea) £3.9 million Fixture: Everton (Home)
Steven Pienaar (Everton) £4.0 million Fixture: Swansea (Away)
Hatem Ben Arfa (Newcastle) £4.1 million Fixture: Norwich (Home)
Gareth Bale (Tottenham) £5.4 million Fixture: QPR (Home)
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) £6.8 million Fixture: Stoke (Home)
Demba Ba (Newcastle) £6.4 million Fixture: Norwich (Home)
Robin Van Persie (Man United) £8.5 million Fixture: Liverpool (Away)
So there you have some early forward options for you to consider as we weigh up your options ahead of fixture week 5 of The Irish Times Fantasy Premier League.
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