Report- Fantasy Premier League tips: Who should I captain in FPL GW12? | Football | Sport

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Updated: November 9, 2018
Fantasy Premier League tips: Who should I captain in FPL GW12? | Football | Sport

Fantasy Premier League bosses are spoilt for choice when selecting their captain ahead of GW12.

Picking a skipper last weekend proved a difficult decision with just Chelsea and Manchester City boasting attractive home fixtures.

However, it’s a different story this time around with Liverpool and Arsenal providing options alongside the usual suspects from the Blues and Tottenham.

Sergio Aguero has an excellent record in the Manchester derby and is worth considering while there are a couple of potentially explosive strikers who deserve backing.

Express Sport has selected seven top captain options for your Fantasy Premier League team ahead of GW12, but who will you choose?

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) vs Everton (H)

The Belgian ace has been struggling with a back injury recently but stepped off the bench to provide an assist last time out against Crystal Palace.

Maurizio Sarri has been easing Hazard back into the action but the Chelsea star should be fit and firing for the visit of Everton to Stamford Bridge.

Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal) vs Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)

Lacazette was fairly anonymous for much of last week’s clash with Liverpool but showed a touch of class to draw Arsenal level late on.

The Frenchman is always a threat and could punish a Wolves defence that has started to leak goals after a promising start.

Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) vs Manchester United (H)

Aguero has a formidable record against United, scoring eight goals in 12 matches across all competitions.

There is no reason why the Argentinian cannot add to that tally this weekend, having missed a hatful in the rout of Southampton.

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) vs Crystal Palace (A)

Kane has struggled to get into his stride this season but bagged a double against PSV Eindhoven in midweek and Palace are next in his sights.

Marko Arnautovic (West Ham United) vs Huddersfield Town (A)

The Austrian shrugged off an illness last week to put in a star turn against Burnley, scoring and providing two assists in the 4-2 win.

West Ham are about to embark on a very favourable run of fixtures, and Arnautovic could be a key differential captain option for bold FPL bosses.

Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) vs Burnley (H)

Vardy has failed to find the net in his past four appearances but is still a huge threat and could spring to life against Burnley.

The England international scored in his last meeting with the Clarets and Sean Dacha’s men have been shipping goals regularly this campaign.

TOP CHOICE: Sadio Mane (Liverpool) vs Fulham (H)

Mane will hope to score big when Fulham visit Anfield, with the Senegalese winger and his team-mates looking to take advantage of the Premier League’s worst defence.

Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Xherdan Shaqiri are also worth considering with plenty of goals expected against the Cottagers.