3 Fantasy Premier League (FPL) replacements for Harry Kane

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Tottenham Hotspur's star striker, Harry Kane suffered a hamstring injury in game week 21 against Southampton. 

Now, the reports have indicated that the injury suffered Kane is a serious one and he is going to be away for a while. 

It is definitely a big blow for Spurs' fans as Kane was a huge part of Jose Mourinho's tactics moving forward and the team needed him to play all games as they have criminally under-performed this year. 

However, as an FPL manager, we need to move on and look forKane's replacements. The FPL market is booming with the strikers at the moment, so it won't be hard for managers to find a worthy replacement.

Let's look at the top 3 replacements. For the purpose of this article, we are not including strikers like Jamie Vardy and Tammy Abraham as they are already highly owned.

#1. Danny Ings (£6.7m)

Danny Ings resurrection over the Christmas period has been a welcome grace for Southampton. Just a couple of weeks ago, the team was struggling in the relegation zone, but now they are comfortably sitting in the 12th position. 

Ings has now scored 34 points in his last five game weeks. Southampton is going to face Leicester City next in an away fixture, but after that, they have a great run of fixtures till March 14 and is going to face a 'top 6' side just once during the period. 

At £6.7, Ings is giving a great return to his owners and is now a must-have player along with Jamie Vardy.

#2. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£5.9m)

A bit of a left-field choice here. Calvert-Lewin is not the first name that pops into a football fan's head when they think of a good striker. But, his recent performance under the new manager has forced every FPL manager to reconsider their decision. 

No one thought about him at the start of the season as someone who is worthy to take-up one of the 3 striker slots, but things are different now.

In the last three games, Calvert-Lewin has scored 20 points including a 12-points haul. Everton has the best run of fixtures in the coming weeks as they are going to face Brighton, West Ham and Newcastle next. 

At just £5.9m, he can save a lot of money that can be used elsewhere, especially with Liverpool's double game week coming up. Save the money on a striker here and use it to get Mane or Salah.

#3. Raul Jimenez (£7.5m)

Wolves' Raul Jimenez was sort of an FPL legend last year, and even though he is not the same this year, he is still a great player from FPL's perspective. 

In the last five game weeks, he has got 26 points, which might not be a notable figure, but we all know what he is capable of doing in his day. 

Wolves are going to face Newcastle and Southampton next and Jimenez is going to be a big part of the team's plans. 

After those games, Wolves are scheduled to face Liverpool, Manchester United and Leicester City in back to back fixtures, but he is sort of a fixture proof as he had just scored 11 points against defending champions, Manchester City.

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