Fantasy football tips: Who to pick and who to drop from your side this week

Fantasy football tips: Who to pick and who to drop from your side this weekFantasy football tips: Who to pick and who to drop from your side this week

January. A time of many fixtures, players being rested, squads being rotated and also new additions coming into the league. It's a tough time for Fantasy Football managers as your star striker or midfielder spends some time on the bench with you trying to second-guess what the real-life bosses are going to do. So, here are a few tips on players you want in your side this week and those you should avoid. One player you want to be getting rid of is Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he was shown a straight red card against Crystal Palace on Saturday and the Gunners were then unsuccessful in an attempt to get his three-game ban lifted. That means he misses their next two league games - at home against Sheffield United and away at Chelsea - so Alexandre Lacazette, who has started the last four Arsenal league games would be a good option, as would club record signing Nicolas Pepe. With Harry Kane out injured until at least April, Tottenham are light on attacking options, meaning Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura, both listed as midfielders, are worthy additions for the trip to Watford. Son was a substitute in the FA Cup win over Middlesbrough on Tuesday as Jose Mourinho tried to rest him, while Dele Alli only played the final five minutes of that match. Trying to guess a Pep Guardiola side is a constant struggle for Fantasy Football players as he is able to rotate his Manchester City squad without any impact on the results. Raheem ...
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