Thiago Alcantara earned eight of his 21 points on Matchday 16 from won duels. - © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA
Thiago Alcantara earned eight of his 21 points on Matchday 16 from won duels. - © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA
Bundesliga

The Expert: Top three tips for assembling your Fantasy squad

With only a week to go until the 2016/17 Bundesliga campaign awakes from its winter slumber, it's time for you to start thinking about your Official Fantasy Bundesliga squad.

1) Which players are winning the most challenges?

How did your Fantasy team get on in the first half of the campaign? Head here to find out!

Don't forget, you can make unlimited transfers right up until the Matchday 17 opener between SC Freiburg and league leaders FC Bayern München on Friday 20 January (kick-off 20:00CET), so make sure you make the most of that rare opportunity! You'll be limited to just three transfers when the window reopens the following Monday, but don't fret - Flo, James and I are here to help.

When assembling my own squad, I always try and bear the following three things in mind:

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