With the latest international break over and the Premier League set to return tomorrow, and with just seven or eight league games remaining of the season for selective teams, Fantasy Team managers up and down the country will be weighing up top transfer targets to achieve a strong end to their 2017-18 campaign.

So, to help out, Shoot! has taken a closer look at this term’s Top 5 Fantasy Premier League Players, just in case you can afford the luxury of having these match winners in your squad during the crucial run-in.

Before we break away into the Top 5, let’s take a quick look at the players who make up the Top 10. The tenth best player this season, so far, is Chelsea winger Eden Hazard with 149 points, having scored 11 league goals.

Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen.

At number nine is Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen (153pts), having netted seven goals and provided nine assists. In eighth is Spurs team mate Son Heung-min, just one point ahead of Eriksen on 154, scoring 12 league goals so far this campaign.

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is seventh on 161 points, being directly involved in 19 league goals for The Foxes, and in sixth, just missing out on our Top 5 feature, is Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino (163pts), having found the back of the net 14 times in 30 outings.

Now, let’s kick start our Top 5 Fantasy Premier League Players of the 2017-18 Season feature in descending order, starting at number five…

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