Fantasy Premier League Tips: Defenders for Gameweek 20

Drop

Calum Chambers

The former Southampton starlet has played various defensive roles for The Gunners since the beginning of the campaign, yet now he is under a somewhat unfamiliar role, a bench warmer. In the last two matches, the versatile defender has only played nine minutes. With couple of key players such as Mathieu Debuchy and Laurent Koscielny back from injury, undoubtedly the playing minutes of Calum Chambers has been condensed as Arsene Wenger prefers starting with an extra experienced backline. Upcoming match against his former club might see him once again spending most of time being a sideline spectator. Therefore looking at restricted game time, Chambers needs to be left out of the dream team as well.

Punt

Alberto Moreno

The former Sevilla left-back rewarded his manager’s rare selection with the opening goal against Swansea City plus was robust with numerous interventions. It was a rather encouraging goal, as the Spaniard initiated and finished the attractively crafted goal. Brendan Rodgers certainly picked his summer signing as Martin Skrtel is suspended whereas Dejan Lovren was out injured. Lately, it was fairly devastating to witness Rodgers trying to fit the left back position with Lazar Markovic who was low-spirited against Burnley. Moreno offers an additional attacking dimension plus glibness for The Reds with his pace and enthusiasm in the left hand flank. The ideal reason Alberto Moreno is under the punt category is solely due to the Liverpool boss’s puzzling team sheet.

Hot

John Terry

Without a doubt, one of the greatest defender of his generation! The influential leader at the heart of the Chelsea defense is a part of a team that holds the highest amount of clean sheets in the league with eight. The England international found the back of the net twice in the last three matches. The 34-year old center back and his inspirational squad will travel to White Hart Lane for a tricky encounter against the re-energized Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs are fairly dominant in attack in recent matches, immensely because the remarkable form of talented wonder-kid Harry Kane where he greatly troubled Manchester United’s defense in the previous match. The table toppers, since the beginning of the season are composed and organized at the back, additionally hold a decent record at White Hart Lane. Embracing great leadership skills and top notch experience, John Terry is a solid defender for the fantasy premier league!

Star Picks

Branislav Ivanovic – The attack minded right-back has helped his team to clinch a league high nine clean sheets so far this season.

Daryl Janmaat – The resilient Dutchman has four assists and a single goal this season.

Pablo Zabaleta – The dynamic Argentinian is a sure starter for The Citizens and has been solid this season.

Mathieu Debuchy – The versatile Frenchman has cemented his starting position since coming back from a lengthy injury.

Aaron Cresswell – The West Ham United defender is composed and solid at the back!

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