Best FPL team for Gameweek 3: Jackson in, Saka captain

Best FPL team for Gameweek 3: Jackson in, Saka captain
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Are you in search of the best FPL team leading up to this weekend's Premier League matches?

Crafting a winning Fantasy Premier League (FPL) team is an intricate art, requiring careful analysis, strategic planning, and a dash of intuition.

As Gameweek 3 approaches, the quest for assembling the ultimate best FPL team becomes all the more crucial.

In this article, we delve into the dynamic landscape of the Premier League to curate the best FPL team for Gameweek 3.

Whether you're a seasoned FPL manager aiming to maintain your lead or a newcomer looking to climb the ranks, our insights and recommendations are here to guide you towards FPL success.

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Best FPL team for Gameweek 3

Best FPL team: Key players

  • Haaland: £14.0
  • Chilwell: £5.7
  • Saka: £8.6
  • Estupinan: £5.2
  • Rashford: £9.0
  • Mitoma: £6.6

Best FPL team: Players to buy

  • Alvarez: £6.6
  • Ederson: £5.5
  • Maddison: £7.6
  • Eze: £6.4
  • Mbeumo: £6.7
  • Gusto: £4.6
  • Emerson Royal: £4.5
  • Jackson: £7.0

African players to buy 

  • Taiwo Awoniyi: £6.5
  • Jordan Ayew: £5.5
  • Jeffrey Schlupp: £5.5

Best FPL team: Best captain candidates for Gameweek 3

  • Haaland: £14.0
  • Saka: £8.6
  • Rachford: £9.0
  • Mitoma: £6.6

Top players in each position for Gameweek 3


  • Ederson (5.5m) v SHU (A)
  • Vicario (5.0m) v BOU (A)
  • Sanchez (4.5m)v LUT (H)


  • Estupinan (5.2m) v WHU (A)
  • Varane (5.1m) v NFO (H)
  • Romero (4.5m) v BOU (A)
  • Henry (4.6m) v CRY (H)


  • Saka (8.6m) v FUL (A)
  • Mitoma (6.6m) v WHU (A)
  • Rachford (9.0m) v NFO (A)
  • Mbeumo (6.7m) v CRY (H)


  • Halaand (14.0m) v SHU (H)
  • Jackson (7.0m) v LUT (H)
  • Wissa (6.1m) v CRY (H)

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Most transfers for Gameweek 3

Most transfers in 

  • Mbeumo (Brentford): 792,206
  • Wissa (Brentford): 591,134
  • Estupinan (Brighton): 587,728
  • Mitoma (Brighton): 466,012
  • March (Brighton): 447,837

Most transfers out

  • Stones (Man City): 561,139
  • James (Chelsea): 503,887
  • Gabriel (Arsenal): 440,281
  • Rashford (Man Utd): 404,172
  • Joao Pedro (Brighton): 373,910

This article was most recently revised and updated 6 months ago

Rababe Koussaimi, a 22-year-old journalist, is deeply passionate about the world of sports. She grew up in a footballing environment, supporting both Bayern Munich and Wydad Athletic Club. She began her English journalism career by hosting a podcast for the first English radio station in Morocco. Currently, the Moroccan journalist channels her enthusiasm into writing and conducting extensive research, creating insightful and engaging content for GoalBall Live readers.