Fantasy Premier League tips Gameweek 3: Forwards

Who'll be busting them there nets this weekend? Quite possibly this lot.

Emmanuel Adebayor, one of our Fantasy Premier League tips for Gameweek 3 forwards
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Come hither, don’t dither, for our Fantasy Premier League tips Gameweek 3 forwards round-up is here for your information and/or delectation!

Though our tips are based on FPL player prices, the principles should apply more or less across the board – so, if you’re playing the fantasy football game at Sky Sports, the Telegraph, the Mirror or indeed anywhere else, you’re still encouraged to read on.

As educated guesses go, rest assured that our Fantasy Premier League tips remain every bit as educated as they are guessed. If what you want are flat-out score predictions, consult Mystic Megson.


Now, to paraphrase Delia Smith: “Let’s be having them! Come on!”

Stevan Jovetić, Manchester City – £8m

Two goals and an excellent all-round performance in City’s 3-1 win over Liverpool suggest big things to come from the Montenegrin this season, and this weekend’s home game against Stoke City is a great chance for him to keep momentum going.

Stoke have started poorly, while City still look like they’ve a couple of gears left to move up. It could get messy at the Etihad.

Emmanuel Adebayor, Tottenham Hotspur – £8.5m

He may only have been playing QPR, but Adebayor’s goal and assist in Spurs’ 4-0 win could be just what he needs to get up and running.

A class act when on-song, and Liverpool – Tottenham’s visitors this weekend – can hardly be accused of boasting the meanest defence around.

Steven Naismith, Everton – £5.1m

This is the third week in a row we’ve recommended the Scot, but then he keeps on scoring.

In fact he’s already done so twice against Chelsea in his Everton career to date, including the winner in last season’s corresponding fixture, so we wouldn’t bet against him doing it again on Saturday.

Mauro Zárate, West Ham United – £6.4m

The erstwhile Birmingham City loanee showed his class with a goal-scoring performance in the 3-1 win at Crystal Palace, so he could be a good horse to back for this weekend’s visit of Southampton.

Takes a mean free kick too, from what we remember of his previous stint in the Premier League.

Connor Wickham, Sunderland – £6m

Had his moments of looking threatening in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United, and will this weekend have the chance to open his account for the season at a QPR side that already has the faint whiff of doom about it.

Good luck and happy selecting!