Fantasy Premier League 2016 Tips: 10 Hidden Gems You MUST Consider

Don't tell us you don't have Etienne Capoue in your team.

As entertaining as it is picking your team for another campaign of Fantasy Football, it's always a difficult challenge to balance the cash. While it's tempting to employ a Galacticos-esque recruitment policy with your side and bring in some of the world's top talent, there's a draw-back to this approach. Big names are always a safe bet for guaranteeing you a decent points haul, but it does leave you with gaps that can't be filled with the remainder of your transfer war-chest. Instead, it might be wise to mix it up a little. Alongside the likes of Sergio Aguero and Eden Hazard it's worth adding players that rival fantasy football obsessives may have overlooked. Players with a point to prove who may be available cheaply, for instance, or maybe hot prospects from one of the three recently promoted sides, could all be useful acquisitions as you battle to reach the top of the fantasy tables. In this feature I'll come up with some names who could win you many points during the upcoming season, players that your Fantasy Football-loving colleagues might not have thought to include. Outside of the spotlight of the commonly-picked fantasy heroes, these players won't put too much of a dent in your transfer kitty, but they could make the difference...

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