Captain Sensible

Who is the best FPL captain for Double Gameweek 26?

Considering the large number of fixtures in Double Gameweek 26, Fantasy Premier League managers have a wealth of choice for their latest captaincy decision.

But with so many players offering decent potential across their two matches, finding the right recipient for the armband could prove a challenge.

That’s where the Captain Sensible article comes in, using the statistical form of  the key candidates against the most recent defensive showings of their upcoming opponents.

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CAPTAIN POLL

Harry Kane (£11.1m) leads the Double Gameweek 26 Captain Poll with over 30.0% votes from our users. The Tottenham Hotspur striker faces two bottom-six sides in Burnley and Fulham but he has only scored once in his previous four Premier League appearances.

Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) comes second this week, with 15.5% of total votes, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are set to play Chelsea and Crystal Palace.

İlkay Gündoğan (£6.1m) occupies the third place in the poll. However, it will be interesting to see how the results change by Friday evening, as the German international played 90 minutes in Manchester City’s Champions League match midweek.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin
(£7.7m) and Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) sit in fourth and fifth, respectively, while Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) just misses out on this week’s top five.

KEY TEAMS

Everton

  • v West Bromwich Albion (away)
  • v Southampton (home)

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2,543 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Sterling Morse
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Hey guys what’s your opinion on Ben Davies (tott) starting?

      1. chelseabrad
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        He won't now Reguilon's back from injury

        1. jimmyharte
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Won't play unless playing 5 at the back. Which spurs won't do at home. Spurs fan. Avoid.

    • Asensio
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Thoughts on my team? What should I change? 0.3m itb

        Martinez Forster
        Robertson Dias Stones Alonso Lowton
        Maddison Mane Salah Foden Ward-Prowse
        Bamford Ings Watkins

        1. chelseabrad
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Get Kane in

          1. jimmyharte
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Your not getting many points this week fella. Ings, Maddy, ward prowse, foden all be low scoring and single game weeks for most in one way or another.

        2. Ibra_1254
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Maddison to barnes. Ings to DCL
          Ward prowse to james Rodriguez or robertson to digne

      • Podorsky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Final decision: A: Reguillion and Foden or B: Lookman and Cancelo. Leaning towards A as Reguilion and Foden could be a slight differential

      • fisherja09
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Who's better to bring in reguilon or digne?

        1. dustbin89
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Digne, Everton possible dgw 28

          1. jimmyharte
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Digne but not because of double dgw. Reggie will play gw29 when Digne won't so doesn't really matter.

            1. dustbin89
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Sell Digne for Mushroom Ragu @ GW29. Best of both

      • winchester
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Worth BB with: pope, taylor, dallas, adams ?
          Cheers!

          1. webber6969
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Adams doesn't fill me with much hope of returns.
            Pope and Taylor might sneak a CS, whereas Dallas may get another attacking returns against a weakened Villa, depending on where he places.

        • dustbin89
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Can't decide on TC'ing this week.
          Everyone seems to want to Cpt Salah or Kane this week but DCL is against the worst defences. It's spurs later double I'm thinking.

          DCL DGW 26 SOU+wba
          Or
          Kane DGW 32 evr+SOT

        • Fantasy man on the top
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Cresswell or Mitchell to Digne or Pereira? Considering BB and one of them will be on the bench

        • webber6969
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Hi all,

          I need your thoughts:

          My team selection for DGW26 is:
          Martinez
          Stones, Diaz, Mee
          Bruno, Salah, Gundogan, Barnes
          DCL, Kane, Bamford

          Bench: McCarthy, Dallas, March, Walker-Peters

          I already brought in Barnes for Grealish, earlier this week, so I've no free transfers left. So, options:
          A - Leave team and use Triple Captain (Kane or Gundogan)
          or
          B - Transfer in Raphinha for March + Soyuncu for Walker-Peters for a -8, plus use Bench Boost. Use triple Captain Gundogan In his DGW27

          Nb. I still have my wildcard, which I'm holding for GW30 or 31, and Free hit, which I'm saving for GW33 due to my 3 City and 1 Spurs players.

        • Fantasy man on the top
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Martinez (Meslier)

          Cancelo, Stones, Mee, Digne (Cresswell)

          Salah, Bruno, Gundo, Barnes (Raphina)

          Kane, DCL (Bamford)

          On -8 right now.

          BB or TC(Kane, DCL ord Bruno)?

          1. alsybach
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            I would play one of the Leeds attackers in front of mee if you are not gonna BB

        • Morthau
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 19 days ago

          Foden or gundo?

        • Knowsnothingaboutnothing
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 19 days ago

          TC... KANE or DCL ?

          1. Chazk
              1 month, 19 days ago

              If I had Kane, i would choose him.
              I'm weighing up btw DCL, Bruno and Salah

            • Dwotle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Kane

          2. slimpickings
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Cavani to DCL for (-4)?

            1. osceola31909
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Absolutely.

            2. northernmuppet
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Yes

          3. osceola31909
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            BB this or WC? I have done a -4 so far. The biggest weakness I see with. BB is 1) not having Kane, 2) playing Cresswell against Man City, and 3) probably seeing Cancelo benched for one game.

            Martinez - Areola
            Cancelo - Dias - Cresswell - Shaw - Dallas
            Salah - Bruno - Son - Gundo - Raphina
            DCL - Richarlison - Bamford

          4. kevos83
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Why is everyone overlooking Salah for captain, surely a haul is expected against a weak Sheffield utd defense

            1. Scoopy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Because Liverpool have been awful recently

          5. ekimr
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Anybody considering digne as a captain or treble , 2 likely clean sheets , attacking options of an assist ?

          6. JOELIO8701
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Anyone else is excited? Biggest dgw of all time. 200 point gameweek incomplete incoming. 10x rank, double hattrick from triple captain. Man City assets starting each match. Dreams are gonna come true.

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              But if they come true for everyone...

          7. Bobby's Teeth
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Hi legends,

            What do you think about DCL's minutes this GW? Considering the two matches are less than 72 hours apart. Strongly considering him for captaincy, but that's the only lingering doubt.

            1. northernmuppet
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Think he will be fine..

          8. Jonsta
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Why is nobody mentioning Son for Captain or Triple Captain?

            1. northernmuppet
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Not in great form

          9. northernmuppet
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            A) Digne or b) Pereria?

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              I went Digne in the end. Prospect of an extra double soon swayed it

            2. Mingo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              I've been debating the same for days. Digne is sensible, only negative is Chelsea next week. Better 26 fixtures, better 30 and possible double in 28.
              However OOP Pereira is so enticing. The upside is immense. Plus I trust Leicester's defense more.

              1. northernmuppet
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 19 days ago

                Thanks guys.. I’ve gone Digne but I’ll be kicking myself if Pereria does what we expect.. the possible DGW too makes Digne the obvious candidate

                1. Mingo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 19 days ago

                  Good luck to you. I've decided on Pereira. FPL is supposed to be fun, I've gone for the high risk, high reward option! If the DGW gets announced then I can always bring Digne in

          10. Fantasy man on the top
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 19 days ago

            TC

            A) Bruno
            B) Kane
            C) DCL
            D) Gundo

            Or BB with:
            Meslier, Cresswell, Raphina, Bamford

            1. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              TC and BB next week

          11. Fantasy man on the top
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 19 days ago

            Got 11 starting DGW players.

            Should i bench or start Mee? Can bring in Bamford or Raphina instead

            1. Bagpuss
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 19 days ago

              Same dilemma and I'm starting Raphina - you should probably do the opposite in that case!

          12. King Kohli
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 19 days ago

            WC team GTG?
            FH left. Giving myself the option not to be forced to use it in gw 29 with 6 players already

            Martinez
            Digne Dias Cancelo
            Salah Bruno Barnes Gundo
            Kane DCL Watkins
            3.9 Raphinha White Struijk

          13. mcmarinoff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 18 days ago

            Well, in video podcast about captaincy between Joe Lepper and David Munday Joe was quite certain he'll take Kane as shield, instead real captain option. What we see now - Mr. Joe hypocrisy in action? 🙂 Kane is his captain while spent 5 mins. to convince us he is not valid option for captain? Well, we need to re-estimate our judgment whether your podcast and advice serves us or quite the opposite - tries to eliminate some competition in your own favor...

            1. Pino
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 18 days ago

              They are discussing for and against the most popular picks. Its up to you how you interpret the information you get. Remember its also free. I did notice they sometimes present data in one way then they go for the opposite choice, but that's part of the game too.

              1. mcmarinoff
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 18 days ago

                It's not discussion - it's intention. Lepper said litteraly "I don't see how will I captain Kane. I'll get him just as shield, but not captain him." Probably he tries to cheat me/us?

            2. Pino
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 18 days ago

              They are probably also discussing the latest information before the deadline just as we do too and they share info with good friends. But what's wrong with that?