Selecting the midfielders for your fantasy football team is probably the most important part of creating a lineup because they can accumulate a lot of points for your FPL team. Midfielders have the potential to be the top fantasy league points scorers, while others are able of contributing double digit assists. We have drawn up a list of the best Midfielders who are specialists in both aspects.
In this article we take a look at the best Fantasy Premier League midfielders to include in your FPL team.
What to know when picking the best fantasy premier league midfielders:
In this format of Fantasy Premier League, where goals and assists count the most, you should avoid choosing defensive midfielders who will not contribute to the attack and can only harm your chance of winning by collecting yellow cards. So, when picking the best Fantasy Premier League midfielders, you must go for the ones who are key attacking players in their respective teams, but also, who can score goals and create assists from set-pieces.
With so many talented individuals playing in the EPL at the moment, this list can be quite large, but we’ve highlighted ten top Fantasy Premier League Midfielders for the 2017/18 season.
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool FC)
Salah has been the best player in the premier league this season. He’s been an amazing signing for Liverpool. He has accumulated more fantasy points than any other player in 2017/18. This is down to his tally of 18 goals and 8 assists in 22 appearances. He’s a must-have every week.
Raheem Sterling (Manchester City FC)
The young Englishman has been flourishing under the guidance of Pep Guardiola this season. He’s enjoying his best ever premier league season in terms of attacking output. He’s scored 14 goals and provided 8 assists in 22 matches so far this season. Manchester City look set to win the premier league title. Sterling is the first of four City midfielders on this list of top ten fantasy football midfielders of 2017/18.
Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City FC)
Along with his team mate Leroy Sane, De Bruyne has created more assists than any other midfielder in the premier league in 2017/18. He’s registered 12 assists in FPL and has also chipped in with 6 goals for the runaway league leaders.
Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City FC)
Mahrez has reproduced the form he showed in Leicester’s title winning season in recent weeks. He’s a joy to watch when he’s on form. He’s already got 8 goals and ten assists for the Foxes this campaign. They will be hoping he doesn’t leave the club during the January transfer window.
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham FC)
Eriksen is one of the most consistent fantasy football midfielders in the premier league. Every season, he produces the goods. Playing in a very good Spurs team, the Dane has 6 goals and 7 assists to his name. He’s a player you should always consider when picking your Sportito XI.
Leroy Sane (Manchester City FC)
Another Man City midfielder. It’s not hard to guess from this list which position they occupy in the league! Sane is a sensational talent. He’s settled into life in the premier league with ease. He already looks the finished product at a very young age. He’s got 7 goals & 10 assists to his name already in 2017/18.
Heung-Min Son (Tottenham Hotspur FC)
Son has been the stand-out performer in the Spurs midfield this season. He has picked up more fantasy points than his team mate Dele Alli over the course of this season. He’s a greedy player which is what we like as fantasy football managers. When he sees an opportunity to shoot, he does,where some players would opt for a pass. 8 goals & 5 assists so far, he’s on course to beat his record from last season of 14 goals & 9 assists.
Eden Hazard (Chelsea FC)
Hazard is no doubt one of the best players in the premier league. He has been a very consistent FPL points scorer over the past few seasons. He hasn’t got as many points as the players above him in this list but by the time the end of the season rolls around, his name is sure to be closer to the top of this top 10.
Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur FC)
Alli is having a disappointing season by his standards but the fantasy points are ticking over which sees him make this list of top 10 fantasy premier league midfielders for 2017/18. He will hope to have even better performances in the final third of the season to fire Spurs into the Champions League for next season.
David Silva (Manchester City FC)
Silva has been amazing for Man City this season. He’s scored 5 goals and provided 8 assists in his 20 league appearances so far. He’s missed quite a few game recently due to personal reasons but when you see his name on the team sheet, he’s a great midfield pick on Sportito.
These ten players made our list of the best Fantasy Premier League Midfielders, but there are many others to pick from.In the end, it is your decision when picking the top Midfielders for your Daily Fantasy Football lineup, and we hope this list will help you to win the cash prizes on Sportito.
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