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Published: Tuesday 17 April 2012, 15.20CET
As four of Europe's biggest clubs compete in the semi-finals, Tipster returns with the usual analysis to help you tweak your fantasy team for the final stage of the season.
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Kaká has been in good form for Madrid ©Getty Images

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Published: Tuesday 17 April 2012, 15.20CET

Tipster

As four of Europe's biggest clubs compete in the semi-finals, Tipster returns with the usual analysis to help you tweak your fantasy team for the final stage of the season.

The UEFA Champions League semi-finals are a tantalising prospect and the Tipster is here to help you out with a few choice picks as you hone your Fantasy Football squad for the final few rounds of the season.

Kaká – Real Madrid CF
The Brazilian international should know better than most what sort of form he is in. Ominously for FC Bayern München, he said after the quarter-finals: "As time passes I feel more and more confident in my game and when it comes to striking the ball." After a goal in each of Madrid's last-eight ties against APOEL FC, Kaká could prove real value in the semi-finals even at the princely sum of €8.5m.

Sergio Busquets – FC Barcelona
He may be one of the more unfashionable players in the Barcelona team, but Busquets has quietly impressed this term. His 695 minutes on the pitch show he is one of Barça's most valued players, and coupled with an impressive ball recovery rate, Busquets has racked up an impressive 30 points, making him the highest-scoring midfielder in the side. Much cheaper than team-mates Cesc Fàbregas, Andrés Iniesta and Xavi Hernández at just €6.3m, Busquets is a bargain, too. 

Gary Cahill – Chelsea FC
With only 120 minutes of UEFA Champions League football under his belt and defending champions Barcelona to come for his team, Cahill might not seem the most natural choice. The England defender was not wholly convincing on his European debut against SSC Napoli but could be called upon again in place of David Luiz. Barça are as rampant as always in attack but the Blues have discovered a newfound resilience which may just tempt you to part with only €6.0m for Cahill's services.

The next transfer deadline is 17 April at 20.30CET.

Last updated: 12/06/13 12.04CET

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