It's that time of the season where Sky managers get their last chance to have a major tinker of their squads, as the overhaul clock ticks down.

In this special guide, we take you through some potential differentials to consider in your planning, presented in a team-by-team format.

Part 1 will include players from Arsenal through to Huddersfield. Keep an eye out for Part 2 in the coming days.

Be sure to let us know which ones you're considering in the comments section.

ARSENAL
Alexandre Lacazette (£11.4m)
The Gunners have kept just four clean sheets all season, a record only worsened by Fulham. It makes defensive assets like keeper Bernd Leno (£6.8m) hard to back, despite some favourable fixtures.

But Arsenal have no problems in front of goal, ranking third for goals scored. With GW29 bringing home ties against Southampton and Bournemouth, many will have Aubameyang in their squads.

Having started the last six games, Lacazette, who was backed by less than five per cent of teams pre-overhaul, could slip under the radar.

ONE TO WATCH: Denis Suarez (£9.8m)
It's too early to tell how the January signing will settle in Unai Emery's team but the creative midfielder is certainly one to keep an eye on.

While he didn't find his feet, he has shown an ability to both score and assist in La Liga when he's had regular game time.

His spell at Vilarreal in 2015/16 catches the eye, as he bagged four goals and four assists in 33 games. He added a goal and seven assists in the Europa League, too. If he gels quickly, he could be an option.

With his gaffer suggesting his best position is on the wing, his signing makes it difficult to pick the otherwise promising Saed Kolasinac, who has thrived playing a more offensive role recently. One to monitor.

BOURNEMOUTH
David Brooks (£6.3m)
Had he not been injured before the overhaul, the midfielder's price may well have attracted more suitors than he may in reality for GW29. That is given the fact he has scored six and assisted four on his way to racking up 98 points so far.

FPL reckons the youngster is set to miss out until around March 9, by which point the Cherries' rough patch will be over. Bournemouth backers can then look forward to a tasty run until the season ends. If he's not back for Huddersfield, teams he could face include Fulham, Southampton, Newcastle and Burnley. Spurs at home is the only top-six tie after those initial few games.

Nathan Ake (£8.1m)
Ake is his team's fifth-highest points scorer, with a PPG of 3.65. Bournemouth rank joint-sixth for clean sheets, while Ake has chipped in with three goals, two MOTMs and a smattering of bonus points. He's well ahead of fellow central defender Steve Cook, who lags 27 points behind.

ONE TO WATCH: Nathaniel Clyne (£8.3m), who's scored 29 points in his four games for the club, including two clean sheets and two tackle bonuses.

BRIGHTON
Shane Duffy (£7.5m)

A goal against Burnley in the last gameweek exhibited what the Irishman has added to his game since last season. Without a goal in 2017/18, despite his aerial promise, Duffy has scored five this season, along with two assists.

Brighton haven't looked quite as solid as they did at times last season. Duffy registered as many clean sheets as times he's got on the scoresheet, but he is the standout defensive choice.

As things stand, Brighton are still in the FA Cup and their GW29 fixture against Chelsea will be rearranged. Make sure fixture changes are accounted for in overhaul planning.

 

Glenn Murray (£9.6m)

Brighton's top points scorer with 103 points was favoured by 1.7 per cent prior to the overhaul. With ten goals and a single MOTM to his name, if Brighton are to avoid being dragged into a prolonged relegation battle, or worse, the veteran striker will be key to retaining the Seagulls' Premier League status.

Key fixtures against Huddersfield, Newcastle, Southampton, Cardiff and Palace will be crucial to Brighton's season and could be a chance for Murray to make his name as a differential up top in your team.

BURNLEY 
Tom Heaton (£6.8m)
Since returning from a long-term injury, Heaton has played six games and accrued 37 points. He was MOTM against Manchester United and Watford and has kept three clean sheets.

Fixtures are the only concern, with the Clarets still to play five of the top six. But they are looking more solid at the back than they did earlier in the season, while the potential for save points makes Heaton the standout player. As a result it's hard to recommend anyone else in the squad.

CARDIFF
Bobby Reid (£7.9m)
Reid had an event-free start to the Premier League but jolted into life against Fulham in GW11. He scored 16 points on his way to a goal, an assist and a MOTM award.

His pre-overhaul form was hot, with a season-best 19 points at home to Bournemouth where he scored twice and bagged his third MOTM of the season.

In the previous game against Arsenal, he was named...

 

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