Its very difficult to look past Chelsea this week as they play host to Norwich and with Mata playing great at the moment scoring and assisting last weekend followed by a brace in the Champions League mid-week there is virtually nothing between selecting him and Fernando Torres. The truth is that when one does well the other often benefits.
Gareth Bale has been playing very well this season and has finally started to deliver for the fantasy football managers who have kept faith with the Welshman and he is the only player who does not wear blue to make it onto our Captain Tips for round 7 of the Premier League.
With this in mind here are our final tips for fixture week 7 of The Irish Times Fantasy Premier League.
Round 7 Captain Tips
Gareth Bale (Tottenham) £5.4 million Fixture: Aston Villa (Home)
Fernando Torres (Chelsea) £7.2 million Fixture: Norwich (Home)
Juan Mata (Chelsea) £5.3 million Fixture: Norwich (Home)