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Who Are Your Hidden Gems in Fantasy Premier League?

The Boys Are Back In Town 2009 2010 Who Are Your Hidden Gems in Fantasy Premier League?

If you’re like me, you have rotten luck with Fantasy Premier League, the official fantasy football game of the Premier League. Just hours before the season started, I had Didier Drogba and Jermain Defoe as my two starting strikers. But after a change of heart, I decided to replace them with Nicklas Bendtner and Carlos Tevez. Silly me. Drogba and Defoe go on to score a hatful of goals while I’m still waiting for Bendtner and Tevez to score in the Premier League this season.

Thankfully the readers of EPL Talk know a fair bit more about picking winning fantasy football players than I do. Right now, EPL Talk is ranked the number one best private league in the world in the Fantasy Premier League standings. If I have a few more weeks of poor results in fantasy football, then don’t be surprised if I bring everyone’s average score down!

In order to help everyone out, last week I asked the EPL Talk followers on Twitter for their suggestions of who they thought were hidden gems in the Fantasy Premier League. Here are a few recommendations:

nickybutt twitter Who Are Your Hidden Gems in Fantasy Premier League?

Last season, Song scored 69 points. So far this season, he’s only got two but maybe NickyButt (not the real Nicky Butt) knows something we don’t know?

plfantasy twitter Who Are Your Hidden Gems in Fantasy Premier League?

Luis Jimenez already has 8 points this season and is a steal at £5 million. He’s played in both league games for the Hammers, and his future looks bright under Zola’s command.

howardt twitter Who Are Your Hidden Gems in Fantasy Premier League?

Wigan have had a rocky start to the season despite having a good first half against Manchester United. So far N’Zogbia has scored 10 points for the Latics and his value still remains at £5.5 million.

One more tip: Be sure to keep an eye on the Fantasy Football Scout website which has the latest team news, predicted line-ups, injury updates and much more.

Who are your hidden gem players in the Fantasy Premier League? Click the comments link below and share your knowledge. By the way, if you haven’t joined the Fantasy Premier League yet or you want to join the EPL Talk private league, be sure to sign up today.


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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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