There are plenty of pitfalls and expensive mistakes lurking in the transfer market waiting to snare any unsuspecting Fantasy Premier League managers.
If FPL bosses are going to succeed this season, they need to identify these tempting traps and overpriced players early – and then do their best to avoid them.
While premium stars such as Mohamed Salah (£13m) and Harry Kane (£12.5m) are almost certainly worth the cash, others are less likely to repay investment.
There are a collection of FPL players who regularly cause bosses grief every year as they flatter to deceive and fail to capitalise on their potential.
There are those who are just too expensive to justify shelling out, while some may well provide value for money but struggle with a frightening fixture list.
Express Sport have also provided a host of tips and hints to help maximise your points including best value stars, hidden gems, ever-present players and template squads to point you in the right direction.
Take a look through the gallery above to see some of the Fantasy Premier League players you need to avoid ahead of GW1.