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Joe Allen of Liverpool is closed down by Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on March 22,

Joe Allen is the Key to Stoke City’s sucess

Joe Allen is the Key to Stoke City’s sucess

Once a figure of ridicule on Merseyside, Joe Allen is starting to become one of the outstanding midfield performers, not only for Stoke City, but across the Premier League in 2016/17. Position: Midfield Fantasy Price: £7.2m (PlayON), £5.4m (FPL) Starts: 10 Goals: 4 Assists: 2 Leaving Liverpool In a four year stint at Liverpool, Joe Allen only

Sadio Mané Becoming Main Man at Anfield

Sadio Mane’s start to life with Liverpool has begun in outstanding fashion. Is he now Jurgen Klopp’s most potent weapon? Position:¬†Midfielder Fantasy Price: ¬£12.4m (PlayON),¬†¬£8.9m (FPL) Starts: 3 Goals: 2 Assists: 1 The latest in a long line of players to make the move from Southampton to Liverpool, Sadio Mane was the Reds’¬†most expensive signing

Steve Cook: Bournemouth’s Unlikely Hero

Steve Cook has proved an unlikely hero¬†to Bournemouth’s charge for Premier League safety in recent weeks, with tougher games on the horizon, can he continue? Position:¬†Defender Fantasy Price: ¬£6.8m (PlayON),¬†¬£4.3m (FPL) Starts:¬†28 Goals:¬†3 Clean Sheets: 7 A month ago, Bournemouth looked to be prime contenders for the end of season relegation dogfight. Today they’re looking

Jermain Defoe: Rolling Back the Years

A few eyebrows were raised when Jermain Defoe returned to the Premier League following¬†a mediocre MLS spell last January. Now he’s rolling back the years and proving those¬†critics wrong. Name:¬†Jermain Defoe Position:¬†Forward Fantasy Price: ¬£7.6m (PlayON),¬†¬£5.1m (FPL) Appearances:¬†17 Goals:¬†9 Assists:¬†0 Big Sam and little Jermain. If his manager had his pick of strikers in the

King Kante – Signing of the Season?

Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez have stolen the headlines with¬†their excellent¬†performances¬†this season, but summer signing N’Golo Kante has been just¬†as vital¬†to¬†Leicester City’s underdog story.   Name:¬†N’Golo Kante Position:¬†Midfield Fantasy Price: ¬£7m (PlayON),¬†¬£5m (FPL) Appearances:¬†16 Goals:¬†1 Assists: 2   With¬†the sale of Claude Makelele to Chelsea in 2003 the last true¬†excess¬†of the original¬†Galactico era was fully¬†indulged

Marko Arnautovic – No Longer a Budget Zlatan

Stoke were scintillating in their destruction¬†of Manchester City in Gameweek 15.¬†A lucky day or a sign of things to come? PlayON Daily Fantasy Focus¬†takes a closer look at their goalscorer¬†Marko Arnautovic and his growing fantasy value.   Name:¬†Marko Arnautovic Position:¬†Midfielder Fantasy Price: ¬£8.5m (PlayON),¬†¬£6.1m (FPL) Appearances:¬†14 Goals:¬†5 Assists: 2   Throughout his short but¬†mercurial¬†career, Marko