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The Premier League's first and last places might now be sorted, but there's still a number of issues to be decided as we enter the penultimate gameweek of the ESPN FC Premier Fantasy season.

Two factors need to be considered when picking players for GW37.

The main issue surrounds the eight teams with double fixtures. Their stars should form the rump of your team, but some will be rather more motivated than others, with plenty of sides now playing for little more than pride.

Here's a look at the most attractive options.

TEAM EFFORTS

West Ham are unbeaten in 10 league matches and still have a shot, albeit an outside one, at a Champions League place. They have two home matches in GW37, against Swansea and then Man United.

The latter match will effectively rule one of the two -- maybe both with a draw -- out of a possible fourth-placed finish. Throw in the fact that it will be the last-ever league fixture at the Boleyn Ground, and the Hammers look the best placed to ensure it's not them.

The Swansea fixture should be a home banker -- only the bottom four teams have conceded more away goals than the Swans' 31, and they've shipped 12 in their last four trips.

Aaron Cresswell and Dimitri Payet appear sure-fire fantasy bets.

Aaron Cresswell (£6.5m) has a goal, an assist and a clean sheet from his last four matches, while Mark Noble (£6.7m) is in blistering form, with four goals from his last two starts.

Up front, Andy Carroll (£5.5m) has five goals and an assist in four matches.

Sunderland also have two home matches, against Chelsea and Everton. They're massively motivated, in good form (unbeaten in three) and have kept three clean sheets in their last five outings.

Vito Mannone (£5.7m) and Jan Kirchhoff (£5.9m) offer the best value defensively. The former has made 19 saves in four matches, racking up 25 points from those three clean sheets, while the latter is listed as a defender but is being deployed in midfield.

Patrick Van Aanholt (£6.4m) is costlier, but offers offensive potential as well. He has five goals and three assists for the season and has created three chances and fired in a league-best seven shots over the last four matches.

Jermain Defoe (£7.6m) remains the Black Cats' major attacking threat, but he's struggled at the Stadium of Light all season -- only three of his 14 league goals have come at home.

Man United's double involves trips to Norwich and then West Ham. A top-four finish is still very much on, with the FA Cup final as a pleasant second prize.

They face a Norwich side with the fifth-worst home defensive record and an attacking threat that is only marginally better. The Red Devils have been stealthily going about putting a decent run together, with four wins and a draw from their last six matches, including four clean sheets.

The lack of goals and invention from midfield remains a weakness, so decent points returns remain the preserve of Daley Blind (£6.8m), the club's top-ranked defender, and Anthony Martial (£8.4m), who has two goals in five.

Having scuppered Spurs' title ambitions, it remains to be seen whether Chelsea will have the appetite for further spoiling tactics. Away at Sunderland and then Liverpool, the Blues have kept just one clean sheet in 11 matches, and that was at home to Villa.

Christian Benteke is one player who could play in both games for Liverpool.

As a result, you'd be well advised to look further up the pitch for decent returns, with Willian (£7.1m), who has a goal and an assist from his last two starts, and Cesc Fabregas (£7.6m), with three assists over the same time frame, in the best form.

After that, things get cloudy. Liverpool have two good home fixtures, against Watford and Chelsea, but Jurgen Klopp has chopped and changed his teams hugely over the last few weeks and now that they've reached the Europa League final, he's likely to continue doing just that.

Perhaps the only player likely to get one run-out, and maybe more, is striker Christian Benteke (£6.3m), who was given 45 minutes in GW36 and scored.

MUST-HAVE MEN

Dmitri Payet (£8.5m) has had to play second fiddle to Mark Noble over the last two matches, but he still has back-to-back assists to his name and is one of only three midfielders to have created more than 100 chances this season. Double fixtures make him too important to ignore.

Eden Hazard (£7.5m) is finally getting back to his best, with three goals in two and a team-leading four shots in the penalty area. All this despite only starting once makes the 6.5 percent-owned Hazard a tasty double gameweek prospect.

Andros Townsend (£6.6m) only has the one match, but it's against Villa. Three goals and two assists from his last six matches points to a man in form and Newcastle simply have to win if they are going to have any chance of not joining Villa in the Championship next season.

A PUNT OR TWO

Norwich need other results to go their way if they're to avoid the drop, but two GW37 home matches, against Man United and Watford, give them at least a semblance of control over their own destiny.

In Nathan Redmond (£4.6m) and Robbie Brady (£5.9m) they also have midfielders with sound points-scoring potential.

Brady is the team's most likely creator -- only Marc Albrighton (268) and Payet (262) have put in more crosses over the season than Brady's 232, and his 25.4 percent success rate betters that of the Leicester man.

He also takes the vast majority of Norwich's corners and free kicks.

Redmond is the club's joint top scorer, with five goals, and returned from injury to put in a solid shift in the 1-0 defeat at Arsenal last week, with his four shots on goal a top-four figure among midfielders.

It's win or bust for Norwich now. Manager Alex Neil has chopped and changed up front over recent weeks, but his midfield duo look nailed-on for starts and offer the chance of low-cost returns.

By The Scout from Fantasy Football Scout -- the tips, news and views site for Premier League Fantasy Football managers. @FFScout on Twitter.

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