Captains

Man City options to headline Gameweek 37 captaincy

Manchester City and Chelsea are likely to be the teams at the forefront of the Gameweek 37 captaincy debate.

Both teams have appealing home fixtures this weekend, with Leicester City coming to the Etihad Stadium and Watford visiting Stamford Bridge.

Sergio Aguero (£11.9m) has more goals at home than any other forward this season, while the Foxes have not kept a clean sheet on the road since Gameweek 21 – before Brendan Rodgers took charge from Claude Puel.

The fact that the Argentinian found the net for the first time since Gameweek 32 on Sunday afternoon, he will certainly be in the minds of our voters.

The latest captain poll is now open and users can cast their choices either embedded in the article below or in the sidebar of our website.

Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) is likely to be another go-to option, despite registering just an assist in his last three Premier League outings.

He still has a 66.9% ownership among the top 10,000 managers, just 6% shy of Aguero.

A potential differential for Gameweek 37 could be Eden Hazard (£10.9m), and it will be interesting to see how much traction his cause becomes in the next few days.

The meeting with Watford on Sunday afternoon could conceivably be the Belgian’s last in a Chelsea shirt at Stamford Bridge, which might bring the best out of him.

However, Hazard has home form to back that sentiment up, with 47 points in his last four in front of his own fans.

That averages out at 11.75 points per game in that time, while Watford are without a clean sheet on the road since Gameweek 25.

Despite scoring five times on Huddersfield at Anfield on Friday, it is possible that a trip to Newcastle might put some managers off Liverpool options for Gameweek 37.

However, the Magpies have just one clean sheet at home since Gameweek 28, and with Premier League safety now secured the stakes are not quite as high for Rafa Benitez’s side.

Sadio Mané‘s (£10.1m) goal threat has largely been limited to Anfield matches this season, but Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) has more away goals than any other midfielder this season.

Manchester United’s visit to Huddersfield could present an opportunity for some differential captains.

The Terriers have now conceded 15 goals in their last four matches, at an average of 3.75 per game.

They are the perfect opponents for the Red Devils to face as they hope to book a finishing place in the division’s top four and claim Champions League football.

Paul Pogba (£8.5m) and Romelu Lukaku (£10.7m) will probably the ones that are looked at, although Marcus Rashford (£7.3m) is sure to be considered if he is passed fit.

Meanwhile, the form player in the league is Jamie Vardy (£9.0m) with the same number of goals in eight matches under Brendan Rodgers than in the 28 before that.

Such incredible form could see him act as a differential captain once again, even if Leicester travel to face Manchester City in Gameweek 37.

Raúl Jiménez (£6.9m) might also be looked at with Fulham coming to Molineux although the Cottagers have now recorded three clean sheets in a row.

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713 Comments Post a Comment
  1. JasonG123
    • 5 Years
    20 days, 19 hours ago

    Trippier to Laporte worth a -4?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Probably not, unless you have no bench defenders fit

  2. Berbinho's Forehead
    • 8 Years
    20 days, 19 hours ago

    2 great CL ties this week. 🙂

    1. Salah'd n Sauce
      • 2 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Really looking forward to tomorrow night.
      I think spurs have a decent chance against Ajax but they'll need to raise their game a bit.

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Yeah going be great

    3. HamezMace
      • 4 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Indeed.
      Especially tomorrow night, should be a classic.

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        I think the winner of the competition comes from tomorrow's tie.

        1. HamezMace
          • 4 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          You'll have to think so.
          Although if Spurs go through, I'd say Spurs v Liverpool would be 50-50 on the night.

  3. Salah'd n Sauce
    • 2 Years
    20 days, 19 hours ago

    Locked in a bit of a battle in my Main ML. Didn't do enough to close the gap on my rival last week and so he has a 10 point lead going into the final hurrah. ... No chips for either of us. Both teams are below.

    My Team :-
    Ryan/Foster
    Laporte / Robbo / Doherty (Valery/Duffy)
    Erkisen / Sterling / Son / mane / Redmond
    Jiminez / Firmino (Gray)

    His Team :-
    Ryan/Foster
    Laporte/Robbo/Duffy (vertonghen/Valery)
    Mane/ Jota / Son / Sterling (JWP)
    Gray / Jimi / Aguero

    When you strip it down you have doherty / Eriksen / Redmond / Firmino VS Vertonghen / Jota / JWP / Kun

    Now, there are a few differences in there. Having watched the last few spurs games though doubling up any further is a no go as they have been woeful (cue a haul). To push the differential a bit I was considering Son > Pogba as an all or nothing punt.
    A lot of people seem to be aiming at shifting Eriksen but I can't see any real reason why either would be rested with only a few games in their season left.

    Thoughts / advice? Would love to bridge that gap. I know it's all gna boil down to a final day frenzy but Id like to set up as best I can this week and next.

    1. Toblerone52
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      I think your team is better than his and kun is a strong differential this week. Don't overthink too much. 🙂

      1. Salah'd n Sauce
        • 2 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Unfortunately HE has Kun rather than me...... 😐

        1. Toblerone52
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Oops sorry. Better get kun then!

          1. Salah'd n Sauce
            • 2 Years
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            😀

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      He could sink you with Kun Captain this week. Also, I couldn’t drop Son. Eriksen to Pogba perhaps and Captain Sterling and pray 🙂 good luck mate

      1. Salah'd n Sauce
        • 2 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Cheers. It's been a good battle. I'd like to sneak it at the finish line though.

    3. Klein
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      For me its tired eriksen vs rested son. Erik also gives a few change to get hazard. But on a good day both can smash.
      Pogba's heat map has been pretty bad. Rashford if fit would be better imo.

      1. Salah'd n Sauce
        • 2 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Ta. Will not be making any early changes this week. Keeping a good eye on the CL fixtures etc.

  4. Toblerone52
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    20 days, 19 hours ago

    My plan is to ditch the awful kolasinac for laporte this week. Rivals have him and city seem to be taking defending seriously right now!

    Better to sell Lloris to Guaita or Eriksen to Bernardo Silva to fund it?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Guaita

  5. Lord Tachanka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    20 days, 19 hours ago

    Doherty + Eriksen to PVA + ......

    A) Pogba
    B) Bilva
    C) Siggy

    1. Toblerone52
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      B if any

    2. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      C

  6. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    20 days, 19 hours ago

    Morning all. Thoughts on these moves?.... Foster+Eriksen+Gray >> Guaita+Pogba+Zaha (-4)

    Ryan
    Laporte. TAA. Doherty
    Sterling. Mané. Eriksen. Son
    Agüero. Jiménez. Gray
    (Foster, Duffy, Højbjerg, Bednarek)

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 8 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Get Hazard.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        How? 🙂

        1. Berbinho's Forehead
          • 8 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Eriksen & Son -> Hazard & Jota possible? Then you can do Jota -> Redmond in GW38.

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            Possible I guess. No Son could massively backfire though and I’m trying to consolidate a few leagues

        2. B.D.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          20 days, 12 hours ago

          You can sell Gray, Duffy and Eriksen to get Hazard?

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Think hit on Gkp is pointless, palace could easily concede

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        It was to find the other two moves

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Fund*

  7. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    20 days, 19 hours ago

    A) Trippier + Eriksen -> Diop (only for this week, SOU) + Hazard

    B) Trippier + Foster -> TAA + Pickford

    C) Trippier + Ryan -> TAA + Guaita

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 8 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      A, no brainer.

    2. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      D) Trippier + Eriksen -> Robertson + Pogba

  8. simong1
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      12 points behind the leader in my ML. He has Hazard but no City cover. Looking to change Eriksen. Should I bring in Sterling or Hazard for him considering my rival’s team?

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Hazard.

      2. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Sterling

      3. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        12 is still close. I’d go hazard this week

        1. tm370
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Sterling - most points per game on the game and he wont be rested. Better fixtures as well

    • BarrowAFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      What to do with this team? 3 points behind in mini league

      Gunn
      Vertonghen - TAA - Doherty
      Salah - Mane - Martial - Deulofeu
      Ings - Aguero - Vardy

      Foster - Valery - Duffy - Elliott

      1FT £1.1m ITB

      I'm thinking... Ings + Martial > Jimenez + Jota/Fraser (-4) ?

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        With Lukaku and Rashford supposedly injured, Martial probably starts the remaining 2 games.

        Hold fire till Friday imo and then decide what to do.

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Martial had a fall out with OGS

          1. Berbinho's Forehead
            • 8 Years
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            Yeah, wouldn't be surprised. If that's the case then BarrowAFC should probably get Jota for this week.

            1. BarrowAFC
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              20 days, 19 hours ago

              Cheers. Yeah according to reports Martial is being made the scapegoat for all United problems (probably to take the pressure away from De Gea) so I can't see him being ahead of Sanchez and Lingard in the pecking order so should probably get rid. Jota/Jimi double up v Fulham is very tempting

              1. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
                • 1 Year
                20 days, 19 hours ago

                Yes but not over confident myself with double wolves attacker coz Fulham can limit them with only one GOAL or possible blank..m done against Fulham while captaining inform siggurdson against them !!!

    • Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      17 points isn't too much of a gap when I should have the following players as differentials to the mini-league leader:

      Me: Robertson, Salah, Hazard, Sterling, Pogba, Wilson

      Them: Ederson, Trippier, Son, Eriksen, Jota, Aguero (TC)

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        If Aguero blanks, I favour your players.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Cheers BF

      2. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
        • 1 Year
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Hope aguero blanks..but at this stage this seems impossible !!!

    • donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Afternoon all

      Depending on Firmino injury news, which move would you prefer to see out the last 2 GWs?

      A) Save this week, 2FT for GW38
      B) Son, Firmino > Sterling, Wilson (-4)
      C) Son, Firmino > Haz, Wilson/ Rash/ Zaha (-4)
      D) Firmino > Wilson/ Rash/ Zaha (FT)
      E) Something else

      1FT 0.4itb
      Lloris
      Robbo, Laporte, Doherty
      Salah, Son*, Jota, Mili
      Kun, Jimi, Firmino*
      (Foster) (JWP, Valery, Yoshida)

      In my cash ML 2 of the 3 above me have Sterling and 2 also have both Son/ Eriksen so I expect them to maybe go for Haz or Pog

      Leaning towards getting in Haz but not having Sterling is scaring me a little now

      Advice appreciated. Thanks!

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 8 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        If Firmino is out then C with the Hazard/Wilson duo.

        1. donlobatto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Cheers BF

          Do you reckon if we don’t have definitive info he’s worth holding? He was meant to be my differential pick!

          What’s your feeling re. tomorrow night?! I’m hoping we can frustrate or surprise them enough this leg and then bring them to Anfield and finish the job.... YNWA

    • The Head-Ake
      • 2 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Vardy + Son + Eriksen out (-4) for :

      1) Haz + Rash + Pogba
      2) Haz + Sterling + Long

      1. The Head-Ake
        • 2 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        2 FT and 0.3 ITB? * means bench-warmers.

        Lloris, Ryan*
        Robertson, Cathcart*, Doherty, Valery*, Laporte
        Deulofeu*, Mane, Son, Eriksen, Jota
        Aguero(c), Jiminez, Vardy

    • Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 5 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      Tried https://wheeldecide.com/index.php for TC selection, 6 out of 10 times Hazard was selected 😛

        1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 5 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          The Decision has been made.
          Follow the decider machine's advice, or bad things will happen.
          Jota

          😆

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            Aaahhh so its between Jota and Hazard. Tough one.

      1. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
        • 1 Year
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Hazard (C) here !!! Hope he will haul !!!

    • timPgoodwin
      • 4 Years
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      THROW SOME DIFFERENTIALS IN MY FACE! ... GO!

      1. mookie
        • 5 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Lukaku

        1. timPgoodwin
          • 4 Years
          20 days, 17 hours ago

          Thanks!

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Juan Mata (hud, CAR)
        Antonio (SOT, whu)

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          he will get 0 for the whu fixture

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            Good point *wat

          2. timPgoodwin
            • 4 Years
            20 days, 17 hours ago

            Lol!

      3. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        in top 10k:

        Hazard
        Pogba
        Rashford
        Lukaku
        Long
        Shaw

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          You still fancy Rashford? I love the fixtures but he has been nursing an injury for a while and it shows in his form.

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            no, not really. Not sure what I'm going to do.

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              20 days, 19 hours ago

              It's between Wilson and Zaha as alternatives for me.

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                20 days, 19 hours ago

                Zaha doesn't take enough shots for me. Not sure what he does in the box since his touches are sky high.

                1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                  • 5 Years
                  20 days, 19 hours ago

                  Dribbles until someone fouls him

                2. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  20 days, 19 hours ago

                  And feels like he has such a low ceiling. Might go Wilson and hope for one of his away day braces at Selhurst Park.

        2. Athletic Nasherbo
          • 2 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          I like the sound of this- thinking of Hazard(TC)

          Pogba
          Shaw
          Zaha

      4. Pras United
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Double up on Utd attack - Pogba/Lukaku/Rashford (if fit)
        Zaha
        Haz

      5. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
        • 1 Year
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        LUKAKU

      6. yakirh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        20 days, 15 hours ago

        Lukaku, Redmond

    • konrad.sygula95
      • 1 Year
      20 days, 19 hours ago

      What do you think about this move Son & Vardy to Pogba & Lacazette? on 2 free transfers

      1. Men in green tights
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Think vardy will out score lac do would not do them moves

      2. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 1 Year
        20 days, 19 hours ago

        Chasing 40 points verto and son to Kelly and haz tc -4..yaaaa or naaa

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          As long as they don't bring in Hazard it looks your best bet.

          1. Legend of Rosický
              20 days, 19 hours ago

              Chasing 40 points as well, Hazard TC really does look like the only thing that can work

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Of course I'll watch tonight but, thoughts on Son > Bernado Silva?

          Lloris
          Robertson / Laporte / Valery
          Salah / Mané / Son / Jota
          Aguero / Vardy / Jimenez

          Foster // Yoshida / Hojbjerg / Masina

          Even if I don't do it this week, I may do it alongside Hojberg > Redmond with exact change, and without a hit.

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            *watch tonight to see how Spurs play, not Son as obviously he is suspended 😛

          2. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            B.Silva plays a bit deeper with KDB out. But if it is the only way to get Redmond, who I might captain in final GW then go for it.

        3. Puyol Pants Up
          • 4 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Guys, which option is better?

          A) Shaw (hud) + Shaw (CAR) + Ederson (bha)

          OR

          B) Keane (BUR) + Redmond (HUD) + Lloris (EVE)

          1. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
            • 1 Year
            20 days, 19 hours ago

            2 for sure,an attacker against leaky side Vs awful defending team won't match !!!

        4. Daghe Munegu
          • 2 Years
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          Any idea please guys?

          I have 2ft and 0 itb

          Lloris
          TAA Doherty Valery
          Salah Sterling Son Moura Jwp
          Kun Jimenez

          Foster Gray Duffy Dunk

        5. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
          • 1 Year
          20 days, 19 hours ago

          M afraid not having aguero but loves the look of this midfield:
          Sterling Salah hazard mane son

          Anyone u considering downgrade for kun ??(apart of son&mane coz not much value on them)

        6. Captain Knackered
          • 2 Years
          20 days, 18 hours ago

          Ryan
          TAA, Robertson, Van Dijk
          Siggy, Jota, Eriksen, F. Anderson
          Wilson, Auba, Aguero

          Speroni, Kolasinac, Rice, Fraser

          1FT 0.9itb

          Struggling to settle with using transfer or not and also who to bench

          Any help appreciated.