Fantasy Premier League tips: Eight players you need to ditch

first_img 8 The Christmas period is going to be busy for everyone, and in particular Fantasy Premier League managers.Not only will you be stuffing your faces, and feasting on football action, you’ll have to keep up to date with the latest news and altering your team.As such, we’ve taken an early look at the next few fixtures and come up with eight players who you should consider taking out of your squads.Click the right arrow above to see the players we believe you should take out of your Fantasy Premier League team… 4. Marko Arnautovic (Stoke City) – £7.2m – The Potters star is suspended for their match with Liverpool and then in the next game they face Chelsea. 8 5. Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) – £4.7m – The Argentine right-back suffered a slight knee ligament injury and will at least miss one match over the festive period and possibly two. 8 8 8 8. Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) – £5.9m – He put in a game-winning, man of the match performance against Burnley on Sunday afternoon but looked to be struggling with a knock throughout before eventually being substituted. Tottenham rotated their full-backs this time last year and it could happen again. You have been warned. 1. N’Golo Kante (Chelsea) – £4.7m – Click the right arrow above for more players to remove from your Fantasy Premier League team… – The Blues’ midfield whirling dervish is suspended for one match after picking up five cautions, but also, he’s not getting many points. 3. Christian Fuchs (Leicester City) – £5.3m – Firstly, just like many others on this list, the Austrian is suspended for one game. But he’s also performing below-par and isn’t having a season like he did last year. 8 2. Diego Costa (Chelsea) – £10.9m – For at least one game, you should ditch the Spain international. He is suspended for the Boxing Day clash with Bournemouth and should be replaced with another striker, possibly Michy Batshuayi, for the match. 8 7. Charlie Austin (Southampton) – £6.6m – A surprising 3.9 per cent of you still have this Saint in your side even though he’s out for several months through injury. 8 6. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) – £5.8m – The winger was just beginning to work himself into a regular role with the Gunners but a slight hamstring problem could keep him out for a game or two. Don’t risk it. last_img read more