Fantasy Premier League Tips: Drop Man City's Sergio Aguero and captain Harry Kane

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With just 10 Premier League rounds to go, we’re well and truly into the business end of the season and it’s time to make a late dash in the Fantasy Premier League.

Manchester United are away to Crystal Palace and Arsenal make the trip to Brighton while Liverpool and Tottenham host Newcastle and Huddersfield respectively.

Chelsea travel to the Etihad to face Manchester City in the match of the weekend.

Here are a few pointers to guide you ahead of Gameweek 29.

CAPTAIN – HARRY KANE | TOTTENHAM |12.9M

Mohamed Salah has come through for us in the last couple of gameweeks, with two goals and two assists that has translated to 13 points in gameweek 27 and 10 in gameweek 28.

However, it’s time for a change and if you’re going to take the armband off Salah, you can’t find a better candidate than Harry Kane to take it on.

The Englishman has been consistent, scoring six in his last six but he’s due a big haul with his last double-figure score coming against Everton in gameweek 23. His two home fixtures since have been against United and Arsenal, so with Huddersfield making the trip to Wembley this time around, he could be primed to deliver big.

Finally, if you’ve got Kane – the game’s most expensive player and the back-to-back Golden Boot recipient – and you don’t captain him at home to a relegation-threatened side, do you even deserve him?

Harry Kane

Harry set to take off again

ALTERNATIVES

MOHAMED SALAH (10.5m) is who you must captain in the event that you own Kane but refuse to put faith in him for some reason. At least giving the Egyptian the armband against a less than convincing Newcastle side at Anfield doesn’t render the decision to snub Kane completely audacious. He’s managed double-figure scores in each of his last three gameweeks so it’s pretty hard to argue against that. You have our blessing.

RIYAD MAHREZ (8.7m) is the captain for the differential seekers out there or that one person who doesn’t own Salah or Kane – we’ve heard legends of his existence but can’t confirm either way. Mahrez though has put his transfer tantrum behind him and has been impressive in his last two appearances. He was unlucky not to have scored or assisted in the 1-1 draw against Stoke City and faces Bournemouth at home on Saturday..

BOLD CHOICE

ROMELU LUKAKU (11.2m) has seen his stock plummet in previous weeks but after a match-winning display in the win over Chelsea last week that followed a brace in the FA Cup, FPL managers are starting to take notice again. It’s a bold move as his 12 points against the Blues was his first double-figure haul since gameweek five but with United travelling to Crystal Palace who haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last five, it’s worth a punt.

Luk out with big Rom?

Luk out with big Rom?

TWO INS

BEN DAVIES | TOTTENHAM | 5.8M

Tottenham left-back Ben Davies has been on a great run of form, confining Danny Rose to a spot on the bench. He’s failed to deliver returns in just one of his last six games, keeping five clean sheets and registering two assists in that time. Spurs have relatively good fixtures in the run-in but there is a danger of the Welsh international being rotated with Juventus to play after Huddersfield.

Big points for Big Ben

Big points for Big Ben

ANDREW ROBERTSON | LIVERPOOL | 4.8M

Another left-back, then. Andrew Robertson is a whole million cheaper than Davies and is just as adventurous in attack although he’s still perfecting his delivery into the box. That being said, there was no issue with his ball for Sadio Mane’s goal against West Ham last week. He’s managed two clean sheets and an assist in his last four and crucially faces Watford at home in gameweek 31.

Robertson a real steal

Robertson a real steal

TWO OUTS

SERGIO AGUERO| MANCHESTER CITY | 12.0M

Drop one of the leagues most feared strikers who’s scored two hat-tricks in his last five? That doesn’t sound right but the fact is Sergio Aguero has only been allowed to thrive in the first place thanks to Gabriel Jesus’ injury. With the Brazilian back in action, he’s no longer a certain starter. With City facing Chelsea this weekend and skipping gameweek 31, Aguero may not deliver over the next few weeks.

Be bold and drop the Blue

Be bold and drop the Blue

CALLUM WILSON | BOURNEMOUTH | 6.0M

With blanks in the last three gameweeks, it appears Callum Wilson isn’t the godsent budget striker several FPL managers were hoping he would be at this stage of the season following a brief purple patch. Bournemouth face difficult away fixtures at Leicester and Spurs next which could see the striker’s drought extended. With Jermaine Defoe returning to fitness as well, Wilson may not be guaranteed a spot in the first eleven.

Callum Wilson

Callum Wilson

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