Vote in the Gameweek 15 captain poll

Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool options are expected to all receive heavy backing in the Gameweek 15 captain poll.

You can now vote in that at the bottom of this article or on the sidebar of our website.

Defending champions Man City are away at Watford where they have scored 11 goals in their last two visits. Which of their assets emerges as the most popular captain choice could be dictated by team selection more than anything else.

Sergio Aguero (£11.4m), who missed the Gameweek 14 win over Bournemouth through injury, has scored five goals in his last two visits to Vicarage Road. Whether he will play in the match remains to be seen and all eyes will be on Pep Guardiola’s next press conference.

Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) is in scintillating form with four goals and four assists since Gameweek 11 and his ownership has ballooned to 18.5%. That should ensure he has plenty of support in the poll, but it will be interesting to see what impact his rotation risk could have. Such a quick turnaround between the Bournemouth and Watford matches could be just the justification Pep Guardiola needs to rest Sterling.

Leroy Sané (£9.4m) could also feature heavily considering his role in the Man City side. The recent injury to Benjamin Mendy has boosted his chances of starting matches so he may well retain his place. He has three goals and four assists in his last four appearances.

Alternatively, David Silva (£8.7m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.6m) could prove interesting captain choices for those that own them. The fact that neither of them started against Bournemouth implies that they will be on the team sheet against Watford.

The uncertainty around Manchester City’s selection policy could be the reason that Harry Kane (£12.4m) receives a healthy share of this upcoming vote. There are no such concerns about rotation with the England captain and he now has a goal or an assist in each of his last four matches. He faces a Southampton defence that has averaged 2.29 goals conceded per away match this season.

Perhaps with the best fixtures match-up is Liverpool as they travel to test themselves against the 2018/19 whipping boys. Burnley have allowed more shots than any other side in the Premier League this season, even conceding a whopping 29 in their 2-0 defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon. Such numbers mean that Mohamed Salah (£13.0m) and Sadio Mané (£9.9m) will receive some consideration.

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1,084 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Burger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Talk of captains today, anyone else on the permanent Sterling(c), Sane(vc)? Seems so easy right now.

    1. willl
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Kane it too tempting.

      Sterling VC.

    2. BIG TONES
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      As soon as Sterling gets his rest this is probably a sound plan.

    3. The Big Fella
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      If I had him, Kane for this week

  2. Teomi
    6 months, 22 days ago

    gtg? Save FT right?
    0,3 itb 1 FT...

    Alonso TAA Laporte
    Haz mane Sane Rich Brooks
    Kane (C) Arnie

    Button - AWB, Doherty, Kamara

  3. FlyingWithoutIngs
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Happy that aubameyang is in question now makes the game less boring, 50/50 decisions between him and Kane. I’ve gone Kane myself but the more that go auba means less with Kane so really hoping he starts firing

    1. BIG TONES
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Kane this week, Auba next.

  4. seanastley97
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Very nervous that I don't have Kane for this week but don't see any way to get him in without sacrificing key players. Other than that G2G??

    TAA - Laporte - Alonso
    Fraser - Hazard - Eriksen - Sterling
    Arnautovic - Wilson - Aubameyang

    Hamer - Wan-Bissaka - Bennett - Højbjerg


    1. seanastley97
      6 months, 22 days ago

      1.5 ITB and 1ft

    2. heavymetal100
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Yes mate G2G - you can't get every player in, just got to hope your players score more of the next few weeks. Have you just bought aub?

  5. Cruyff's Eleven
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Will there be a Pep presser before the deadline?

    1. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      It just ended..

    2. He shoots he scores
      6 months, 22 days ago

      He's up now. KDB not ready. Aguero wait and see

  6. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    It just ended.

  7. Jamb0
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Who to bench?

    a) AWB (bha)
    b) Dunk (CRY)
    c) Jimenez (che)

    1. heavymetal100
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago


  8. skooldaze
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Is this madness

    8 point hit

    Salah - Felipe
    Arnie - Kane
    Ags - Numberwang (Aubameyang)

    1. skooldaze
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Doing this to build up for the future gameweeks

    2. Maravilla
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Just do it ! I've done the exact same transfers.

  9. Cigars
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Just done Aguero + Salah + Martial for Auba + Eriksen + Sterling for (-4)

    Too many points dropped lately.

    1. JammySprat
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Fingers crossed you don't miss a Salah haul

  10. PanJawel2
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Ings to Origi?

    1. Totally Hammered
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Wow if there was ever a case of chasing last weeks points it’s right there

  11. jbunnage
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Hamer, Fab
    Alonso, Bamba, Van Dijk, Duffy, AWB
    Sterling, Richarlison, Felipe Anderson, Brooks, Camarasa,
    Kane, Arnie, Auba

    GTG or transfers needed? Not too happy with Fab as my main keeper but WHU have such a good run coming up and he gets plenty of save points.

  12. JammySprat
    6 months, 22 days ago

    When is Man city press conference?

  13. DV8R
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Arnie (c) too risky?

  14. Gamer18
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Should I make any changes?
    Robertson Digne Laporte
    Willian F.Anderson Richarlison Salah
    Aguero Lacazette Wilson

    Speroni WB Peltier Stephens
    2 FT
    1.4 ITB
    wildcard still available

  15. Thadsy12
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Team is currently:

    Patricio, Boruc
    Robbo, Alonso, Dunk, AWB, Doherty
    Salah, Hazard, Martial, Richarlison, McTominay
    Wilson, Aguero, Success

    Have 2FT and 0.1 ITB

    Thinking I need to get Auba in for next gameweek, but might not be worth getting him this week for Aguero given respective fixtures? Ideally I'd do Hazard+Aguero for Sterling and Auba but I'm 0.1 short, so thinking this week I might do something to give me some more ITB and then do the above next week? Robbo is currently at 75% so might do Robbo > TAA for the money saving

  16. Fatboy Fatboy
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Any thoughts gratefully received. Aguero Salah and Hazard all gone on Wildcard. Only 0.4 itb. Andone to Ings in a few weeks hamstring and new manager willing.

    TAA - Alonso - AWB
    Sterling - Richarlison - Sane - Brooks
    Auba - Kane - Andone
    (Patricio Diangana Doherty Schindler)

  17. Chilli2k
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Who do I captain and vice captain!?

    1. Patricio
    2. Alonso
    3. Robertson
    4. Laporte
    5. Richarlison
    6. Anderson
    7. Hazard
    8. Sterling
    9. Arnautovic
    10. Wilson
    11. Aubameyang

    1. gooberman
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 22 days ago

      Hazard (C)
      Wilson (VC)

  18. gooberman
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    I would agree that Kane is the best captain choice this week. However I don't own him so without owning Salah and question marks over Sterling possibly being rested, Hazard will be my captain this week. He looked good against Fulham and is playing against a Wolves team that can't stop conceding goals. I'm also tempted by my attacking trio of Wilson, Arnie and Mitrovic given the fixtures but Hazard seems the sensible option.

  19. azambadboy
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 22 days ago

    can u suggest my captain & vice captain???
    Alonso Robertson TAA Keane
    Salah Rich Fraser Sane F.Anderson
    Sub: Fabianski,Sakho,Mitrovic,Zaha

  20. Hermanos FC
    6 months, 22 days ago

    Mane out Sane In?
    Aguero out Kane In?

  21. Hermanos FC
    6 months, 22 days ago

    I have two FTs
    And 1.1 ITB
    So Mane out Sane In?
    And Aguero out Kane In?

  22. viks1981
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 21 days ago

    Alli vs Eriksen - whom to choose. Need the extra funds for Alli, and think he looks sharp atm. Eriksen off set pieces as well with Tripier back? Any thoughts?

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    6 months, 19 days ago

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