During last weekend’s selection process Romelu Lukaku was just out shaded by his national team strike partner Christian Benteke for a place in our tips but after his display against Southampton he has forced his was back into the reckoning for round 36.
Lukaku’s popularity among fantasy managers has grown over the course of the week as fantasy premier league managers prepare for round 36 which is no surprise considering his display against the Saints saw him pick up a goal and two assists.
Fantasy managers will be hoping for more of the same this weekend when the Baggies welcome Wigan to the Hawthorns and given that the Latics have conceded six goals in their last four outings Lukaku is assured of chances.
Roberto Martinez’s side make the trip to the midlands knowing that nothing less that than a win will do, but with the F.A Cup final to come some players may just have their minds on those Wembley steps.
Like Sergio Aguero Lukaku faces a double fixture week in round 37 and bringing him in now will certainly set you up nicely for the impending double to come next week and that is always a wise move especially at this point in the season.
There is doubting Lukaku represents fantastic value for these remaining three games of the season having scored 14 goals and picked up with 7 assists the big question of course is can he keep it going up until round 38?
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