Captains

Vote in the Gameweek 16 captain poll

As the manic turnaround between Gameweeks continues we are back to picking our next captain already.

Our latest poll is now live so you can vote on who you believe the best option for the armband is in Gameweek 16.

There are plenty of candidates this time around with very few that leap out to us.

Arsenal’s home meeting with Huddersfield Town is perhaps the most eye-catching with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.2m) expected to be the favourite there although Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m) is also considered.

Liverpool’s assets will be heading to a Bournemouth defence that has deteriorated statistically of late, meaning there could be returns for Mohamed Salah (£13.0m), Roberto Firmino (£9.2m), Xherdan Shaqiri (£7.0m) or Sadio Mané (£9.8m) if he is passed fit.

Fresh from his 12-point haul in Gameweek 15, Harry Kane (£12.5m) may also be a popular figure. He travels to King Power Stadium, to face a Leicester side he has scored seven goals against in his last four meetings with them.

Fantasy managers burned by Pep Guardiola’s rotation policy midweek may be reticent to make any of their Manchester City options their captain this weekend.

Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) will probably be the most backed among his colleagues. A start against Chelsea feels very likely given that he was rested against Watford and has four goals and five assists in his last five appearances.

Leroy Sané (£9.4m) and David Silva (£8.7m) seem the most likely alternatives unless Sergio Aguero (£11.3m) is declared fit between now and the weekend.

However, it will also be interesting to see how much their opponents Chelsea will temper interest in the Manchester City options.

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1,219 Comments Post a Comment
  1. L Ryuzaki
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    So it seems Martial was taken out of the pitch for precaution. Confirmed ?

    1. L&MM (Howe to Train you…
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Dec 05: "He doesn't think it is an injury, he thinks it was a pre-injury, it was feeling tight."

      Not necessarily fit for the weekend though, wait and see.

  2. Tcheco
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    4.0 itb & 1 FT

    A. Jiménez to Lacazette(C)
    B. Mane to Salah(C)

    I feel like Laca will haul but jimmy is on form & not excited about losing him. Meanwhile Mané is a doubt & salah should start. Help

    1. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Would just ignore Liverpool attack

      1. _sidney_will
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        None are good value for money imo

      2. Tcheco
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Fair enough but would you lose jimmy for Laca?

        1. _sidney_will
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 days, 9 hours ago

          Difficult one, Wolves next 2 are quite nice. What other (C) options do you have?

          1. Tcheco
            • 1 Year
            3 days, 9 hours ago

            Kane, Rich, Sané, Felipe Anderson

    2. L Ryuzaki
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Salah will destroy Burnley
      Lacazette will outscore Salah in december

      1. Tcheco
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        And there in lies the dilemma

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Salah is playing Bournemouth.

    3. Kane Toads
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Keep Jimmy if you can

    4. Lord Tachanka - Thor:Wagner…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Mané is a problem, Jimi is not, I’d focus on the problem areas of your team first.

      1. Tcheco
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Good point. Will either upgrade to salah or punt on Ramsey

  3. Jimjam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Fabianski
    Alonso, Robertson, Laporte
    Hazard, Mane, Sane, Martial, Richarlison
    Aguero, Wilson

    Bench: Stekelenburg, Bennett, Wan-Bissaka, Kamara

    Aguero --> Aubameyang (c) worth a -4?

    1. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Do have a feeling Aubameyang won't start so it's risky, if he does tho I'm sure he'll score well

      1. TeddiPonza
        • 8 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Why do you think that? He can be rested midweek.

        1. farmerfat
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 days, 9 hours ago

          He played both spurs and United. Also have a sneaky suspicion he won't start on the weekend. But he's my C anyway

  4. MR GREEN
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Help please
    What to do with 2 free transfers?
    Arny has to go at least
    0 itb

    Fabs
    Trent Doherty Alonso Robertson (Wan Biz)
    Sterling Salah Hazard Sane (Gunnarsson)
    Arny Wilson (Success)

    Had considered
    Alonso, Hazard and Arny to
    Digne, Son and Auba for a -4
    But Auba maybe not going to start?

  5. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    are school out....?

    1. La Roja
      • 6 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      What is a school?

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        sorry meant Creche...seems all the babies our out on here today.

        All I smell is dirty nappies.

    2. SPorting
      • 7 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      ...for summer.

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        do I know you?

        1. SPorting
          • 7 Years
          3 days, 9 hours ago

          Only if you're inside the top 3k

          1. La Roja
            • 6 Years
            3 days, 9 hours ago

            Can she be inside of something else to know you?

            1. SPorting
              • 7 Years
              3 days, 9 hours ago

              That. Is. Gross.

          2. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 days, 9 hours ago

            nice to meet you then...

            1. SPorting
              • 7 Years
              3 days, 9 hours ago

              Pretty good week when all's said and done.

  6. La Roja
    • 6 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    What to do here chaps?

    Hennessey
    AWB Alonso Doherty
    Martial* Salah Sane Richarlison
    Kane Wilson Arnie*

    Button Bennett Cedric Billing*

    1.2m ITB and 1 FT

    A) Martial Arnie ➡ Fraser Laca -4
    B) Arnie Alonso ➡ Laca Bellerin/Kola -4
    C) other

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Arnie/Martial->Auba/Snoddy possible?

      1. La Roja
        • 6 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Nope

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 days, 9 hours ago

          shame.

          not.

    2. La Roja
      • 6 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      D) Arnie Billing ➡ Kamara Son -4

      1. SPorting
        • 7 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        That may be the most unattractive offer I've seen all day.

        1. La Roja
          • 6 Years
          3 days, 9 hours ago

          many thanks for eliminating one of the proposed option. Other don’t even reply, I’m grateful

  7. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Who to downgrade on WC, need 2m ish?

    A. Auba
    B. Kane
    C. Sterling
    D. Sane
    E. Richarlison
    F. Son
    G. FAnderson

    Some options are Fraser and Snoddy in midfield. Or Lacazette up top. Thanks 🙂

    1. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Son imo out of that list

      1. Jellyfish
        • 6 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        ^this.

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Thanks both. Think it’s Son or Auba for me yeah

    2. Ibra
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Auba -> Laca. Is it enough? If not, then also Rich -> Fraser.

    3. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Snoddy ia actually doing quite alright. Decent punt for his price. One thing to consider, he is tougher price point to swap with 1 move say compared to Felipe who you can change for Siggy/Rich/Martial etc. So maybe Laca F. Anderson better.

      Personally, I'd probably drop Son. Cant have too many high rotation risks and he usually does come off bench as well. And those City mids would be first names I'd put in.

  8. 1justlookin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Cant afford auba, considering a hit for Laca. Chances of him starting guys?

    1. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Strong I'd say, Arsenal look so much better with him in the side, often gets rested for games vs Top 6 so should hopefully be back for HUD (h)

    2. Buy Halmari Tea
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Being an auba owner i dont think hell start. Laca and ozil will.

  9. Smitel2
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Robbo + Arnie > auba + holebas for a bit?

    1. Smitel2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      *hit

      1. Buy Halmari Tea
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Without a doubt yes

    2. Typo
      • 5 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Gonna do the same moves out, but think Diop better then Holebas?

      1. Smitel2
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Holebas has the assist potential

  10. TeddiPonza
    • 8 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Best Arnie to Auba enabler?

    A. Haz to Fraser
    B. Salah to Siggy/FAnderson.

    ?

    1. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      B, Salah needs to go imo, just not worth 13m

    2. SB8
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      B

  11. MTPockets
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    If Aguero's fit will have EVE/CRY/lei/sou after chelsea.
    Perhaps being overlooked in the scramble for Arsenal fwds over same period.

    1. Konstaapeli
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Going to have Auba & Laca for next week. But planning to switch one for Kun when he's fit again.

  12. fakelund
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    GTG?

    Ederson
    Doherty, Digne, Robertson
    Fraser, Sterling, Eriksen, Felipe Anderson
    Aubameyang (C), Zaha, Wilson

    Hamer, Pereyra, Wan-Bissaka, Alonso

  13. Ibra
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Best goalkeeper option? Right now I have Alisson but I will transfer him out after next gw because I don't want to double up Liverpool defence anymore. My original plan was Lloris but I guess Everton, Bmouth and Wolves will score against Spurs. Maybe Leno for a couple of weeks and then switch him to Lloris after they have played against Everton and Bmouth?

    1. Konstaapeli
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      I'd pick Fab and spend elsewhere.

    2. L&MM (Howe to Train you…
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Flappy

  14. Mr. M
    • 5 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Which Arsenal defender is better to have..?

    Bellerin, Mustafi or Kolasinac...???

    1. Seamy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Bellerin but I wouldn't be tripping over myself to get any tbh

    2. SPorting
      • 7 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Kola for the next few.

  15. Jules Rimet
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    WC intact.

    Salah + Arnautovic > Sterling + La(c)azette -4 ?

    1. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Yeah 100%

  16. Seamy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Start 2 from
    A) Alonso
    B) Fraser
    C) Zabaleta
    D) Wan-Bissaka

    currently on B & C?

  17. EWH2020
    • 4 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Alonso and Arnie to Kola and Auba (C). -4

    Worth it?

    1. Suave EU
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      I know Alonso has City next but you seen his six after that?

    2. Jules Rimet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Keep Alonso.....

  18. L Ryuzaki
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    My team :

    Fabianski - Foster
    Alonso - Bennett - Doherty - Wan Bissaka - Robertson
    Fraser - Sterling - Richarlison - Hazard - Martial
    Arnautovic - Success - Kane

    0.1 ITB 1 FT

    Would you :
    A) wildcard
    B) Just replace Arnie
    C) take a hit to replace ARnie and Martial

    1. g40steve
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      C

  19. Suave EU
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Ederson, Pat
    AWB, Bellerin, Alonso, Balbuena, Robbo
    Sane, Snoddy, Son, Richar, Fraser
    Kane, Laca, Jiminez

    -16 for this team?
    (I have a five week plan for rotating the front 8).

    1. L Ryuzaki
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Interesting team, although some might not play all matches (Robbo, Alonso, Sane, Son, Lacazette).
      The question is : do you really think this team will AT LEAST have 16 more points than the one you have now ?

      1. Suave EU
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Players out;
        Haz, FAnderson, Arnie, Joselu, Pereira

        I posted my ideal team a few pages back but that's -24 and I think it will run for the next 6 weeks without any worries but -24 is completely stupid, whereas -16 is only mildly stupid

    2. yakirh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      -16 is crazy

  20. Konstaapeli
    • 2 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Couple of questions...

    Does Gomez injury mean that TAA is pretty much nailed now?

    How didi Alonso look. Is he still worth it.

    1. Amey
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Yes.
      No. He looked bad yesterday.

    2. g40steve
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Yes
      Will warm the bench if performance does not inprove.

  21. diesel001
    • 2 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Auba over 40% on the captain poll. Barring any injury news - Auba(c) locked in.

    1. yakirh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Aguero was more than 40% and didn't play
      Its a poll, not a predictor

      1. diesel001
        • 2 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        You underestimate the predictive power of the poll, especially now we are past GW9 (i.e. over a quarter of the way through the season)

  22. OldBenKenobi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Really need some help and advice here....

    Fabianski
    Trippier* Davies TAA
    Salah(v) Sterling F.Anderson Fraser
    Aguero* Arnie** Mitro

    Hamer Bennett AWB Billing**

    1FT 0.0ITB

    1. Totti
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      aguero to auba
      arnie to wilson

      1. OldBenKenobi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        That’s what I was thinking. Then cap Auba

  23. Paddington Bear
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Considering all the rotation and the need for a good bench, would you see it as acceptable taking a -8 to get rid of 2 suspended players and 1 long term injured player?

    1. Amey
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      I took one yesterday.
      So would say Yes if you are getting big hitter's or replacing Arnie 😛

    2. BoomBoomShacktheroom
      • 7 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Probably yes as in a sense that will be a -2 (if you get players in that are guaranteed to play) and then you have 2 points to pick up elsewhere to get equal.

    3. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      I took a -8 this week for similar reasons and luckily it worked out fine because of the chaotic week and my fortunate choices. It's OK to do it for the right reasons. I would say make sensible changes for the longer term.

    4. The 12th Man
      • 5 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      I took one last week. Going to take a -4 this to take out Duffy and Arnie .

  24. Amey
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Which 2 would you start from below ??
    1. Awb
    2. Dunk
    3. Hojbjerg
    4.Schindler
    5. Don't laugh 😛 , Kamara
    Cheer's guys

    1. fedolefan
      • 4 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Not sure of most fixtures but I think 1 and 2 look good.

      1. Amey
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Cheer's mate !!

    2. The 12th Man
      • 5 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      1 and 2

      1. Amey
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Thank you mate !

  25. Stimps
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    A) Get Kane for a hit and captain Auba

    B) No hit, save FT for Burnley and captain Salah

    1. Konstaapeli
      • 2 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      B but captain Auba

      1. Paddington Bear
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        This guy knows

  26. ol3andre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    TAA or Bellerin for the next 4 gamesweeks? Already got Robbo.

    1. FULHAM 4 LIFE
      • 3 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      TAA with Gomez injury

  27. The 12th Man
    • 5 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Best combo here?
    Fabianski
    Alonso,TAA,Doherty
    Sterling,Dilva, Richarlison, Fraser
    Aubamayang,Kane,Arnautovic

    Hamer,AWB, Camarasa,Duffy. 1.1m itb 1FT

    1. Alonso,Arnautovic > Kolasinac,Lacazette -4
    2. Duffy,Arnautovic > Kolasinac+ Jiminez/Wilson/Chicarito/Mitrovic
    3. Duffy,Arnautovic > Trippier/VVD/Laporte + Mitrovic/Jiminez

    1. Amey
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      3
      Mitro+Tripps if fit

      1. The 12th Man
        • 5 Years
        3 days, 9 hours ago

        Yeh I was all set for this option until Trippier went off last night.

    2. SPorting
      • 7 Years
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Laporte + Jimmy

      Mainly because I have them.

  28. Lord Tachanka - Thor:Wagner…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Yes yes, everyone sell Alonso and make him a differential again!

    1. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 days, 9 hours ago

      Haha, needs a bit More than FFS sell off for him to become a differential. Maybe RC against City? 😉

  29. EWH2020
    • 4 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    A) Robbo, Arnie to Kola, Auba -4
    B) Arnie to Laca FT

  30. xiMoxiee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 days, 9 hours ago

    Best defender for 4.8 and under? Cheers lads!