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FPL experts’ ultimate team for Gameweek 1

26 Jul 2022
Ivan Perisic

Some of the world's top Fantasy managers jointly select a line-up for the start of 2022/23

Nine of the world’s leading Fantasy Premier League managers have combined to pick what they believe is the best team for the start of 2022/23 FPL.


Their four-man defence includes Tottenham Hotspur’s 33-year-old summer signing Ivan Perisic (£5.5m), who is expected to play as a left wing-back.

Fantasy expert Gianni Buttice explains: “We know Antonio Conte loves him. He had him at Inter and what we saw was Perisic getting forward and forward and forward.

“He loves a goal, he has real assist threat and he’s comfortable crossing on both feet. With that, you’re expecting a lot of Harry Kane [£11.5m] back-stick headers. He’s also got the durability and energy of a 27 or 28-year-old. This guy can get up and down all day long.”

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Mason Mount (£8.0m) has also been selected.

Gianni’s fellow expert Utkarsh Dalmia, a Chelsea fan, says: “Mount was Chelsea’s top scorer last season and he also created 11 assists.

“In terms of game-time he’s one of the most secure in [Thomas] Tuchel’s line-up and he should improve on his tallies from last year.”

Also in this series

Part 1: Saint-Maximin can star early on
Part 2: Havertz will be Chelsea's main man
Part 3: Bank on De Bruyne for bonus
Part 4: Pick Grealish alongside Haaland

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