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Captain poll wide open for Double Gameweek 35

We are set for another wide open captaincy debate for Double Gameweek 35 of Fantasy Premier League.

There are a number of teams with two fixtures, but very few of those are particularly appealing – so it’s possible that Fantasy managers may have to turn to single Gameweek options.

You can now vote in our latest poll embedded below or in the sidebar.

Manchester City have arguably two of the hardest meetings of the season in their attempt to retain the Premier League title.

First, they host Spurs before travelling to face their city rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford.

The form of Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) could see him receive some attention but his record in matches against the top-six and the fact that he remains a rotation risk may put people off.

Likewise, Sergio Aguero‘s (£11.7m) chances of starting both Double Gameweek 35 matches seem low at this stage, especially as his services will probably be required in midweek Champions League action.

For the same reason, options such as Son Heung-min (£8.8m) could be hard to captain, considering he was named on the bench in Spurs’ Double Gameweek 34 win over Huddersfield.

Manchester United are in a similar position as they must travel to Everton, who have five clean sheets in their last seven, and host in-form Manchester City.

Arguably, the team with the best set of fixtures in Double Gameweek 35 is Wolves as they host Brighton and Arsenal.

Neither of their next two opponents have been particularly strong on their travels this season, while Wolves themselves have won four of their last five at Molineux, scoring 12 goals and conceding five times in that run.

That could see Raúl Jiménez (£6.9m) or even Diogo Jota (£6.2m) trusted with the armband by those looking for a pragmatic differential option.

Watford also have some appealing fixtures with a trip to Huddersfield and a home meeting with Southampton.

However, with Troy Deeney (£5.9m) now suspended and Gerard Deulofeu‘s (£5.6m) fitness situation currently unclear, backing the Hornets may prove difficult.

Arguably, the most attractive fixture of Double Gameweek 35, is Liverpool’s trip to Cardiff.

The Bluebirds have conceded at least two in seven of their last eight league matches, while the Reds are fresh off the back of defeating Chelsea 2-0.

They may only have one fixture in Double Gameweek 35, but the case for captaining either one of Mohamed Salah (£13.2m) or Sadio Mané (£10.1m) will be strong.

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  1. Kayz
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    would you rather TC or BB for double game week?

    Foster. Boruc
    Doherty. Cathcart. Trippier. Duffy. Bednarek
    Hazard. Son. Mané. Pogba. B.Silva
    Deeney. Rashford. Jiménez

    1. Rhodes your boat
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      BB just remove Deeney

    2. KINGS
      6 months, 6 days ago

      You have minimal Brightoneer. Bery good

    3. Kayz
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      cheers!

  2. Xhaka_Laca
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Is Jimenez a viable TC option for 35? or any other TC option?

    Don't want to play BB with BHA/SOU players with their fixture in 35. GW 36 looks better on paper for both the team+ FTs to make some change

  3. Adderz
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Richarlison -> Deulofeu (if he's fit)
    Barnes -> Jimenez

    (-4)

    Can I do any better?

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Reckon they're great moves, similar here, looking to do Almiron & Barnes > Delo + Jiminez for -4

  4. Vamos
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 6 days ago

    My side

    Foster Ryan
    Robertson Laporte Bony Valery Duffy
    Mane Sterling Son Doucoure Hojberg
    Aguero Vardy Jimenez

    Thinking:

    A) Ryan > Leno
    B) Ryan and Duffy > Lloris and a 4.2 defender (-4)
    C) Duffy > Lindelof

    Thoughts? Thanks!

    1. Boberella
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 5 days ago

      B with Kiko

  5. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    On B.B. and wanting to get salah for Tc36 (need to downgrade vardy for this)

    Do I:
    A) get Wilson and need a -4 to downgrade Duffy (probably for peltier)
    B) get a 5.9 or below striker

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      TC Mane.

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Would be easier as I own him reckon he outscores salah?

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          no reason for him not to. he has for the last 10 weeks

          1. Rhodes your boat
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Very true just had my heart set on salah Tc for a while

        2. Lord Tachanka
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Could do, could not, I’d probably stick with Mané if it’s going to cost hits.

          Ings thought could be good if that is for free. Best fixtures till end of season and on pens.

  6. Tmel
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Best replacement for Deeney?

    a) Ings
    b) Gray
    c) Long
    d) Llorente

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      obv not d

    2. KINGS
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A or B

    3. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A or C

      All are horrible
      Have same options unless I drop Duffy for a -4 or downgrade Eriksen to fund juicier moves (I have Son)

      All in all a mega frustrating situation!

      1. Would Ed Woodward
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Same, no idea what to do.

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

          I guess we wait to see what Duffy does tonight. Then see how Eriksen performs/ fares in CL and reassess!

          1. Would Ed Woodward
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Think I'm just gonna go fetal position for a while after we lose to Barca and hope for the best.

    4. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Any of them really, flip a coin 🙂

    5. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Might be an unpopular opinion but Llorente could be a great differential, he did his job well and got a lot of praise from Poch so if all goes well midweek I think he could be a nice differential. Gray may not play, Ings may not play both so to me it's between C and D

      1. Lord Tachanka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Long is less likely to play than Ings for me.

        I have Long but only as bench fodder that I hope j don’t need.

      2. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        I own Llorente and am resigned to keep, but I could see him starting against Brighton and being chucked on against City for the last 15 mins

        1. Keep Calm and Play On
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Yeah I wouldn't be too concerned about keeping

    6. AuFeld
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Gray ought to be on PK's with Cleverly out and imo has the better fixtures of your options.

    7. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I like A and then D

      I also think Success over Gray and gives you £££s for upgrading in last few GWs (without having to make extra transfer to fund it)

    8. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      e Wilson? getting massively overlooked

    9. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I'd bunch a) and c) together as two halves of a player. They make David Silva look like Tommy Smith RIP...

    10. Belgrade1976
      6 months, 5 days ago

      Having the same dilemma..Gray is my pick,but what do you think about sgw player,Wilson for example?

  7. amplifiedAnt
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Rethinking already...

    Lloris, Foster
    Robertson, Doherty, Duffy, Dunk, Valery
    Mané, De Bruyne, Eriksen, Son, Jota
    Aguero, Jimenez, Deeney

    0.2 ITB, aiming to BB.

    A. Deeney > Gray
    B. Deeney + Dunk > Wilson + Bednarek (-4)
    B. Deeney + Dunk > TAA + Long (-4)

    1. Kayz
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A safest

    2. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 3 days ago

      I’m still torn between A and B. If you went B don’t forget King and Yoshida are both options

  8. Vamos
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 6 days ago

    You could have keeper / defensive cover from Man U, Arsenal and Spurs until the end of the season. Which do you pick?

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      can you pass? lol probably Kola if I had to pick

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I have Kola, Lloris, Leno ... would probably get Smalling from Man U

    3. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Spuds

    4. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Went for Lloris on WC due to fixtures. No interest in the other two.

  9. Catastrophe
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    BB with 0.8 ITB, 2 FT. Considering Vardy, King, McNeil & Azpilicueta -> Jimenez (C), Lacazette, Redmond and Doherty (-8). Would leave me with this:

    Fabianski, Ryan*
    Duffy*, Kolasinac*, Doherty*, Bednarek*, Robertson
    Son*, Eriksen*, Redmond*, Mane, Salah
    Jimenez*, Lacazette*, Wilson

    Any other suggestions please? Keen to get Jimenez and Lacazette in and I need Redmond and Doherty to fund the transfers.

    Cheers

  10. KINGS
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Those who triple up Brighton have everything to gain later. Stay positive.

    1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Honestly I am trying but it's hard...

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Dunk red card ?

      1. GARY AND JAMIE
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        OG more like

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Both 🙂

    3. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      That's what I thought as a Deeney owner last night

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Almost got him in on Sunday.

    4. Chrisirwin01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Duffy red card

  11. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    I feel Salah is a sleeper cell for this week. Not owning him could be quite destructive

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      I should've met you at the Chelsea game. What an atmosphere.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Ah crap really?????
        I had an extra ticket.
        I have never heard a noise like it. Absolutely wonderful.

        1. Berbinho's Forehead
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Yep was in the Main Stand. Going to the Wolves game too (if it's in our hands) so give me a shout if you'll be there.

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            If somehow you can get an extra ticket I’ll pay you and buy all the drinks.
            When the Chelsea fans started singing @wheres your famous atmosphere?” it just had a catalyst affect and dialled up the home support and buggered them.

            1. Berbinho's Forehead
              • 9 Years
              6 months, 6 days ago

              I'll give you a shout if there's a spare, I'm sure you understand tickets are like gold-dust though.

              I have to be honest, I thought the Chelsea away fans behaved admirably. Respected the minutes silence, no offensive chants and from what I saw, didn't retaliate to the stupid Liverpool fan throwing a flare at them.

    2. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Sleeper Cell, Destructive, in relation to Salah?

      You spent too much time in the Chelsea end on Sunday! 🙂

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Ah crap. Sorry this really has looked quite bad upon a reread. Sorry guys.
        Some Liverpool supporter hey.

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      An explosive player for sure

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        You know I didn’t mean it like that.

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 6 days ago

          Yea but I couldn't help myself

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 6 days ago

            Understandably so.
            What a face palm.

  12. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Was planning BB in dgw35. Deeney has to go. Anyone else for a hit, though?

    Ryan, Foster
    Robbo, Laporte, Doherty, Duffy, Valery
    Sterling, Mané, Son, Jota, JWP
    Aguero, Jiménez, Deeney

  13. Chrisirwin01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Doing a freehit this week's and can't decide on how best to triple up on Liverpool:

    A) Salah, Mane and Van Djlk (double attack)
    B) Salah, Trent and Van Djlk (double defence)

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A

    2. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A

      Probably keep a cleanie but gotta fancy Mane against Peltier.

    3. KINGS
      6 months, 6 days ago

      A but Firmino instead of Salah to spread the budgets

      1. Chrisirwin01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Budget isn't an issue. Maybe Firmino, Salah & Trent?

  14. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Spurs have 3 games in a week. Surely Son doesn't play all of those, right? Obviously will play CL tomorrow, but maybe off the bench against Brighton...?

    Is it too bold a decision to transfer him out for someone more assured?

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Pretty sure he will play all remaining matches if Spurs go out tomorrow. Run in is very important and the players will soon have an entire summer off.

      1. jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Good point.

  15. Flapjack ✅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Klopp on Gomez and Oxlade-Chamberlain: “It’s clear they still need time to get full match fitness but it’s nice to have them back and now Joe first as an option. He played right full-back, we need him as this option as well.”

    Source Anfield Edition

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      If there was a game Trent needed to sit out, it was Chelsea against Hazard. I think Trent plays all of the remaining games, maybe Gomez RB in the CL games.

    2. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Chamberlain a great shout for next season
      This season can sod off 🙂

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Sounds like a recipe for rotation disaster.

  16. Mattymo23
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Gray in for Deeney?

  17. Daghe Munegu
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Lloris + Deeney to Alisson + Ings -4 ?

    Yes or no ?

    1. KINGS
      6 months, 6 days ago

      No

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Why ? What’s your thinking ?

      1. Daghe Munegu
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 6 days ago

        Oops meant Llorente not ings

  18. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Was Kola on the bench last game? I want to bring him in for Duffy for next gw.

    1. GE
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 6 days ago

      Yup, was benched.
      Riski for DGW?

  19. GE
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    A) or B)? 🙂

    A) Deeney -> Gray
    B) Deeney and Doherty -> Wilson and Kiko/Dunk/Yoshida (-4)

  20. Differential (c)
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Andre Gomes has been given a 3-match ban for his late tackle on Mitrovic on Saturday.

  21. Nigel Knows
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 6 days ago

    Seriously considering new chip approach

    More to follow

  22. NeverLucky
    6 months, 5 days ago

    Some help for final changes:

    BB and 0.4 ITB.

    Team:

    Lloris / Foster
    Van Dijk / Kola / Valery / Wan Bisaka / Boly
    Sterling / Hazard / Mane / Son / Camarasa*
    Aguero / Jim / Rashford *

    I want to take a -4 for Camarasa and Rashford > Redmond and Wilson

    I can also do different combos of: Any southampton striker + Moura / Fraser / Brooks.

    Otherwise any input appreciated.