With every year comes a new season and also a new chance for supporters to manage their own sides through Fantasy Premier League. The game, which is accessible through mobile and desktop, is gaining popularity every year and is even common among senior dressing rooms.
With just one gameweek passed so far, there are still plenty of opportunities to nail down who this year’s favourite picks are. Manchester United have several assets worth considering and we’ll be suggesting a few below.
Harry Maguire (£5.5)
The Manchester United captain is the first name of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s teamsheet and will play whenever he’s fit. The 28-year-old had featured in every single minute for the last two campaigns before missing the last three games of last season through injury. Maguire will win more points through clean sheets than many defenders and is a threat on attacking set-pieces.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.5)
Another defensive asset but nearly as effective. Luke Shaw is the most picked player across the game this year, mostly owing to his cheap value (same as Wan-Bissaka). But the right-back offers nearly as much of an attacking output as Shaw and will act as a differential. There is definitely a risk there but possibly one worth taking.
Mason Greenwood (£7.5)
The young Manchester United forward is picked by less than 10% of players this year and should be in your team because of his position in this year’s rendition of Fantasy Premier League. Greenwood is set as a midfielder but is likely to be used as a striker by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The 19-year-old has started the season in strong fashion, having scored in the curtain-raiser last week.