30 Jul 2021 10:19 AM +00:00

All you need to know ahead of the 2021/22 Fantasy Premier League season

The Euros dissapear from the rearview mirror, and it's full steam ahead for the new season, meaning it's time to get your Fantasy Premier League squad sorted.

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Get set for Gameweek 1

With just two weeks to go until the start of the Premier League season, time is running out to get your side together.

We've compiled our top tips for Gameweek 1 so you can get your campaign off to a flyer.

It's almost time

The new season is fast approaching, with the summer of international football making the wait bearable.

It will be a quick turnaround after Euro 2020 with the Premier League season kicking off roughly a month later.

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ON THE MOVE? - Wherever he's playing you'll want Harry Kane in your FPL side

Last year Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes topped the points chart with 244 points, closely followed by Harry Kane with 242.

These two are likely to be right up there again, so make sure you can fit them in your team.

Prices

As we look ahead to the 2021/22 season, the FPL prices have now been revealed.

The teams have revealed their full price lists on social media, although most teams initially just revealed four of their stars' starting cost.

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HEFTY FEE - Salah will cost £12.5 at the start of this FPL season

There are no surprises at the most expensive players as Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane top the list clocking in at £12.5.

Last season's top scoring player Bruno Fernandes will set you back £12.0, but can he replicate last season's form?

Check out an overview of this year's prices right here.

Fixtures

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The Premier League fixtures have been announced for the upcoming 2021/22 season, and it is never too early to start planning for Fantasy Premier League!

FPL will make its return in August, but you can already access your team in the app and online.

We are taking an early peek at the fixture list and shortlisting potential transfer targets in preparation for launch.

GW1 Fixtures

Brentford v Arsenal

Burnley v Brighton

Chelsea v Crystal Palace

Everton v Southampton

Leicester City v Wolverhampton

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Manchester United v Leeds United

Newcastle United v West Ham United

Norwich City v Liverpool

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City

Watford v Aston Villa

GW1 Tips

Bruno Fernandes looks like an early contender for the armband in the early season fixtures.

Manchester United play Leeds, Southampton, and Wolves in their opening three games of the season, so maximum points certainly look possible.

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SUPERSTAR - Can Fernandes repeat his heroics as FPL top scorer

The Portuguese magician is almost guaranteed to play in each of those games too, so make a note of him when you are selecting your teams.

Mohamed Salah is another option too as Liverpool has a favourable opening two matches against Norwich and Burnley.

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