The second over-haul is fast approaching and how you set your team up could be the difference in catching league rivals or keeping ahead of them.

This article will cover an analytical approach to selecting an ideal formation and how to spend your budget on the various positions. It will then cover planning and making best use of transfers.

Metrics and initial view

My preferred metric to compare players is the number of points per game per value of player (this takes account of players missing games through injury or some other reason). A plot of these can be found in a Sky summary that I update each week (on the “VFM” page at...

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