Premier League Set Piece Takers

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Teams in the Premier League will have a core group of set-piece takers. If on the pitch, the players in the below list will be the ones that step up and take either the Penalties, Direct Free Kicks or Long Free Kicks and Corners.  Having a set piece take in your Premier League Fantasy Football team can be a great way to pick up those extra points from goals and assists.

ClubPenaltiesDirect Free KicksCorners & Indirect Free Kicks
ArsenalAubameyang, Ozil, Lacazette Ozil, Xhaka Ozil, Xhaka
BournemouthDefoe, King, Wilson Stanislas, Fraser Ibe, Fraser, Surman, Stanislas
BrightonGross, Murray, Hemed Gross, Knockaert, March Gross, Knockaert, Suttner
BurnleyVokes, Wood, Barnes Brady, Hendrick Brady, Gudmundsson, Defour
CardiffRalls, Hoilett, Reid Ralls, Hoilett Ralls, Hoilett, Murphy
ChelseaHazard, Fabregad Alonso, Luiz, Willian Fabregas, Willian, Hazard
Crystal PalaceMilivojevic, Benteke Milivojevic, Puncheon, van Aanholt Townsend, van Aanholt, Puncheon
EvertonBaines, Tosun, Sigurdsson Sigurdsson, Baines Sigurdsson, Baines, Walcott
FulhamMitrovic, Kamara Johansen, Cairnet Sessegnon, Johansen, Seri
HuddersfieldMooy, Van La Parra Mooy, Lowe Mooy, Lowe
LeicesterVardy, Maddison Maddison, Fuchs, Albrighton, Gray Albrighton, Fuchs, Gray, Maddison
LiverpoolSalah, Mane, Fabinho Henderson, Milner, Alexander-Arnold Milner, Henderson, Salah, Alexander-Arnold
Man CityAguero, Gundogan, Jesus, Mahrez De Bruyne, D. Silva, Mahrez De Bruyne, D. Silva, Sane, Mahrez
Man UtdSanchez, Pogba, Lukaku Pogba, Sanchez, Rashford Young, Mata, Sanchez, Martial, Rashford
NewcastleRitchie, Gayle Ritchie, Shelvey, Gayle Ritchie, Shelvey, Murphy
SouthamptonAustin, Bertrand, Gabbiadini Ward- Prowse, Redmond, Elyounoussi Ward-Prowse, Bertrand, Boufal
TottenhamKane, Alli, Lamela Eriksen, Lamela, Kane Erisken, Rose, Davies, Trippier
WatfordDeeney, Cleverley HolebasHolebas, Cleverley, Capoue
West HamNoble, Lanzini, Carroll Noble, Arnautovic, Cresswell Cresswell, Lanzini, Noble
WolvesNeves, Bonatini, Jota Neves, Moutinho Neves, Moutinho

How do you know which players will take set pieces?

We don’t know exactly who will take set pieces each game as there is a lot of variables involved in the decision. However, all clubs will have a core group of players that will take set pieces each match as they have the most ability to be effective when doing so at each club.

Our top picks for set-piece takers

As there are so many variables involved set pieces such as the location of the free kicks or quality of the opposition goalkeeper that will vary the ability for a player to score. However, if you’re looking for good choices for your FPL team then here are so players to keep an eye on:

Sigurdsson – He takes the majority of set pieces for Everton

Ozil – When playing he’s a favourite to take all set pieces for Arsenal

Neves – Wolves star man will take most of the set pieces

Noble – Cheap in FPL and can take all set pieces for the hammers

Ritchie – Newcastle’s Richie is a strong pick for you Fantasy side.