The Complete Guide to FPL Gameweek 3: Tips, captaincy, team news and best players

Lukaku on target as Chelsea assets prosper at Arsenal

With some uncertainty in the air regarding Fantasy Premier League (FPL) players and their involvement in red-list countries over the international break, saving two transfers for Gameweek 4 may look like a sensible ploy this week.

If only there weren’t so many tempting players to spend our money on…

Romelu Lukaku (£11.5m) could well break the so-called template team, with the FPL community split between snapping him up now and waiting for a Gameweek 7 fixture swing.

A glut of starting £4.0m-ish defenders are helping many of us afford the Belgian and other high achievers.

And West Ham’s free-scoring duo of Michail Antonio (£7.6m) and Said Benrahma (£6.2m) are being bought in their droves after back-to-back double-digit hauls.

Away from transfer talk, the Gameweek 3 captaincy poll is wide open and could help separate some hitherto ‘samey’ scores this week.

Help with armband conundrums and transfer dilemmas is something you’ll find on this page, along with fixture analysis, team reveals, Members articles, videos and more.

It will be regularly updated between now and the FPL deadline at 11:00 BST on Saturday 28 August, so keep checking back for the latest content.

This is also the last week where you can lock in a full-year Premium Membership to our site at the discounted pre-season rate of £19.99, with prices rising after Gameweek 3.

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GAMEWEEK 3 FIXTURES

(from the FFScout Season Ticker)

WHO IS THE BEST CAPTAIN FOR GAMEWEEK 3?

WHO ARE THE BEST FPL PLAYERS TO OWN FOR GAMEWEEK 3?

Scout Picks will follow on Friday.

GAMEWEEK 3 TEAM AND INJURY NEWS

For more information, check out our Predicted Line-ups page and Injuries and Bans feed.

GAMEWEEK 3 TEAM REVEALS

BEST FPL STRATEGY AND EXPERT TIPS FOR GAMEWEEK 3 AND BEYOND

GAMEWEEK 3 VIDEO CONTENT

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