All those fantasy football players who added the likes of Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku before the season started must be feeling pretty upset with themselves, having seen the Reds make hard work of Leicester before losing to Brighton and then failing to even get a gaol against Tottenham, and conceding 3 goals in both matches in the process!
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has suggested that he won’t keep Thibaut Courtois at Stamford Bridge against his wish. The Belgium international has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid following his strong showing at the World Cup but so far, the Blues have not made a decision over his probable sale.
The finalists for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award for the year are Luka Modric, Crisitiano Ronaldo and Mohammed Salah. With the Croatia international recently winning the UEFA Player of the Year award, he is likely to lift the award on the world stage. The 2018 World Cup Player of the Tournament is set to be the first player to break the duopoly for a decade, giving room for a fresh face in many years.
Germany have declared war on their two remaining rivals in the group stage following their shocking loss in the first game to Mexico. The CONCACAF giants shocked the world with their brilliant counter attacking football, using their impressive attacking transitions to derail the defending champions.
Real Madrid skipper and long-time defender Sergio Ramos has set La Liga defenders goalscoring record after his goal against Levante. The Spaniard is the first defender to score goals in 14 straight seasons, as per reports.
Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli is a sure name this week in the Fantasy Football world as managers seek to get the most of the New Year. The England international has to be in your FF pick ahead of the first double games a week this season. Spurs and the Iron are set for two games this week. While Mauricio Pochettino’s men play Swansea, the Irons play West Brom before both sides meet on Thursday. Most FF managers would seek to rotate the team for the games. (more…)