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Movers and shakers: Artistry of Arteta

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During the
season our regular feature will detail whose value is rising and falling.


Mikel Arteta (MF, Everton, 16.70) +7.65

A virtuoso goalscoring
performance from the Spanish midfielder against Bolton makes him top dog this

Roman Pavlychenko (FW, Tottenham, 16.25) +5.49

The Russian
striker may not have been on the scoresheet against Stoke but his value soared

Caleb Folan (FW, Hull City, 10.03) +4.21

A brace for
the Hull striker see him enter double figures in price.

Tommy Smith (FW, Portsmouth, 8.87) +3.95

forgotten man jumped into the limelight with a goal and 15.50 points against

El-Hadji Diouf (MF, Blackburn, 9.86) +3.49

leveller against Chelsea sees him leap 3.49.

Manuel Almunia (GK, Arsenal, 12.47) +3.38

A clean
sheet and three saves, including a penalty, makes Almunia top keeper this week.

Darren Bent (FW, Sunderland, 16.91) +3.27

Bent did
his England credentials no harm at all with a brace against Birmingham.

Roque Santa Cruz (FW, Manchester City, 8.21)

Paraguayan netted his first goal since December in City's win over Fulham.

Denilson (MF, Arsenal, 13.29) +2.99

A goal a
three intercepted passes helped the Brazilian to a handsome 21.50 points this

Fraizer Campbell (FW, Sunderland, 8.00) +2.67

A whopping
17 points for the youngster sees his value soar.


Wayne Rooney (FW, Manchester United, 24.49)

What goes
up must come down - Rooney scored again but his value plummets simply beacuse
he was not as good as last week.

Thomas Vermaelen (DF, Arsenal, 9.08) -2.56

It might
not even have been a foul, but he Belgian's red card has a damaging effect on
his vaule.

Marcus Hahnemann (GK, Wolverhampton Wanderers,
8.91) -2.36

American keeper won't be going to the World Cup on this form.

Nani (MF, Manchester United, 12.82) -2.26

Portuguese started on the subs bench against Liverpool and pays the price in
terms of value.

Hasan Yebda (MF, Portsmouth, 5.95) -2.22

appearance after a bumper week means the Algerian's price plummets.

Joe Hart (GK, Birmingham City, 9.04) -2.07

Hart actually
made some decent saves against Sunderland but is penalised for letting in three

Jussi Jaaskelainen (GK, Bolton Wanderers, 6.34) -2.03

Ditto the
Bolton keeper, who made four saves but was beaten twice.

Marcelo Moreno (FW, Wigan Athletic, 4.70) -2.02

Another who
suffers this week for a previous rapid rise in value.

Boaz Myhill (GK, Hull City, 14.62) -1.99

he let in three goals and dropped a massive 14 points, it is inevitable the
Hull keeper sees his value dip.

Edwin van der Sar (GK, Manchester United,
14.62) -1.99

The champions' keeper continues to fall in
price after conceding against Liverpool.

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