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Kevin de Bruyne was the difference for City in the derby.

Kevin de Bruyne and Ander Herrera to star again in the Premier League

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The Premier League is still reeling from another crazy weekend of action, but there's more to come in the latest round of fixtures.

Chelsea vs. Liverpool will grab all the headlines, but that's not the only game that's going to have a big impact at the top of the table.


It may be a little early to start talking about the title race, but it looks like the two Manchester clubs are already in one, City, of course, having the edge following their 2-1 victory in the derby.

The league is already starting to take shape in that respect, and that's down to some impressive performances from the players who can go on to be this season's star performers.

Teaming up with DraftKings fantasy football, let's take a look at three gems who can continue their fine form this weekend.

Ander Herrera

Manchester United didn't get the result they wanted against Manchester City, but Herrera's impact after coming on as a half-time substitute was one of the positives Jose Mourinho will take from the game.

The fact that United are now playing on Thursday night every few weeks should work in Herrera's favour, as Mourinho is going to need to use the full depth of his squad.

The midfielder did his prospects of starting against Watford no harm with some lovely passing against City, controlling the midfield more successfully than Jesse Lingard, or even Paul Pogba, was able to do.

Manchester United v Manchester City - Premier League

The Spaniard also tracked back well, making two defensive actions. That could earn him his fair share of points against the Hornets, too, as tackles are worth a point each.

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Kevin de Bruyne

Kevin de Bruyne's performance in the Manchester derby was so good it was ridiculous. The Belgian might not have the added incentive of impressing Mourinho, who sold him at Chelsea, but he's still set to make a huge impact again this weekend.

The playmaker earned 10 points with the opening goal at Old Trafford, but against Bournemouth, it'll be a very different game. The Cherries will no doubt be trying to make the game as physical as possible, so De Bruyne's influence could be more subtle.

Manchester United v Manchester City - Premier League

All the same, he loves a shot on goal, particularly from set pieces. Those shots alone will earn him a point apiece, with a further point if they're on target.

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Oscar doesn't always get the credit he deserves from Chelsea fans. The midfielder set up Diego Costa's opener against Swansea, and while Antonio Conte's side dropped points for the first time this season, that was through no fault of the Brazilian.

Passes intercepted are valued at 0.5 points each and in the Swansea game, Oscar simply refused to let the Welsh side play.

Watford v Chelsea - Premier League

The little magician does carry a risk that he might get booked, and yellow cards carry a penalty of 1.5 points, but facing Liverpool at home shouldn't be too physical, so he will be able to get on and play his normal game.

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