“Since a lot of people are asking about my £FPL strategy, mine is the not so groundbreaking one of part stats and part gut feeling,” the Norwegian tweeted. “Part Opta-mist and part optimist.”

This is Carlsen’s sixth year in the competition, with his highest previously finish a little over 2400th place, so he’ll be more than happy with his current placing this year. The likes of Sadio Mane, Son Heung-min and Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy feature in his team.