FPL Gameweek 3 – head-to-head comparisons: Harry Kane vs Timo Werner

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After a poor start to the season, Harry Kane (£10.5m) bounced back in some style as Spurs trounced Southampton 2-5 in Gameweek 2. Kane laid on an eye watering four assists and found the net once himself to pick up a mammoth score of 21 FPL points. Chelsea's new star forward Timo Werner (£9.5m) however, drew a blank in Chelsea's 0-2 loss at home to Liverpool. Werner should have had a second assist in as many games after drawing a penalty, only for the resulting spot kick to be missed by Jorginho.

Kane's Spurs host Newcastle in Gameweek 3, whilst Werner's Chelsea travel to West Brom. On paper, Kane looks set to outscore the German, but when you examine things more closely, it isn't that straightforward. Werner is up against a defence that have conceded eight goals in their first two games. He's been getting in good positions and it feels like this should be the match where he gets off the mark for Chelsea. Add that to his £1.0m cheaper price tag than Kane, and the former RB Leipzig could be the shrewd pick here from a value perspective.

Verdict: Timo Werner

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