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Fantasy football scout tips gameweek 26: Sergio Aguero, Son Heung-Min, Virgil van Dijk and more

How many of our picks are in your team?

Mark Critchley
Saturday 08 February 2020 11:22 GMT

Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero's owners were left disappointed last weekend with the number of chances he spurned in defeat to Tottenham, but expect Manchester City to put things right this weekend.

Struggling West Ham visit the Etihad on Sunday with one of the top flight's most out-of-form defences and, provided Aguero starts, he will be confident of profiting.

Son Heung-min

Harry Kane's injury has provided Son Heung-min with an opportunity to play further up the pitch, particularly after Steven Bergwijn's arrival on Tottenham's left wing.

Son has two in two in the league - four in four across all competitions - and should enjoy an away day against Aston Villa, the top-flight's joint-worst defence.

Virgil van Dijk

While Liverpool's front three take turns to claim attacking points, the defence remains a steady and reliable source of returns.

Virgil van Dijk does not have Trent Alexander-Arnold's assist capacity but does carry a substantial goal threat at a cheaper price and could expose Norwich's weakness on set pieces.

Gabriel Martinelli

In need of a template buster? Look no further than Gabriel Martinelli, who has started all of Arsenal's last three games and is still priced at just £4.6m.

Martinelli has been one positive in Mikel Arteta's indifferent start to life at the Emirates, with two goals in those last three outings. Newcastle visit the Emirates next Sunday.

Lucas Digne​

An early season favourite, Lucas Digne is beginning to come back into favour with fantasy managers as Everton improve under Carlo Ancelotti.

Digne's home form is particularly encouraging. The wing-back has picked up 33 points from his last four appearances at Goodison Park, with Crystal Palace visiting this weekend.

Honourable mentions: Bernd Leno, Enda Stevens, Riyad Mahrez, Leandro Trossard, Roberto Firmino

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