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. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    which site do u use for players prices apart from fpl statistics?

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      I used to use FF fix until they had that hacking

      one site is enough

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Football Fantasy Fix is the only other one I look at, but it often overestimated a lot (especially the fallers).

      I think FPL Statistics is better.

    3. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      None

  2. mwa1t
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Martinez
      Shaw - Dias - Stones Lowton
      Gundo - Barnes - Salah - Bruno
      Kane - DCL
      McCarthy - Raphinha - Bamford - White

      BB or TC?

      1. Straobalno
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        On this bunch TC

    • melvinmbabazi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      This is my current team atm: 1FT 1.5ITB

      McCarthy, Forster
      Shaw, Stones, Mee, Tark, Dallas
      Salah, Bruno, Sterling, Son, Raphinha
      Bamford, Watkins, Brewster

      should I WC this? or save? Still Have BB and TC

      Thanks

      1. mwa1t
          1 month, 20 days ago

          I'd save WC on that

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        A. Get Kane for Sterling -4. Gets me Gundogan
        B. Get Kane and keep Sterling for -8
        C. Don't get Kane

        1. mwa1t
            1 month, 20 days ago

            A looks good

          • Father Romeo Sensini
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Same dilemma, just pulled trigger on Sterling & Antonio > Kane & Gundo for -4. So I'd do A!

          • Straobalno
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            A

          • MightyGar
              1 month, 19 days ago

              A

          • jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Would just be on -4 and very happy with my team if Grealish and Maddison stayed fit...now on -12, another bad break in this tough season!

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Ouch. It’s been the hardest I’ve known.

              1. jia you jia you
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                20/21 has been the worst time of my life which puts FPL into perspective but FPL is also being a real grind... onwards and upwards horse

          • Straobalno
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            On WC last dilema
            Martinez, Dias or Ederson, Pereira (have Cancelo)
            Dont think cancelo will play both so maybe Ederson and Dias or even Stones?

          • wilson007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Watkins vs Barnes, on a WC..

            I've been on Barnes all week, but Leeds are never great defensively and Sheff U have their 3 best CBs all as doubts/injured

            Watkins may also double in 28

            Got a FH so 29 doesnt matter..

            Thoughts??

            1. Straobalno
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Watkins easy

            2. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Hmm, probably Barnes and get Watkins later.

          • erictheking1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Now that kdb is back would people go for

            A) gundogan
            b) Barnes

            It's for my works league on telegraph fantasy football where they are priced exactly the same

            1. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              A

              1. erictheking1
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Cheers

          • Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Does Mee to Digne sound fun? -4

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Yeah

            2. camarozz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Iv had Digne for many, many wks and its not been fun so far tbf....

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                I feel like I've jumped on the Digne train a few times and it's felt the same. Don't remind me lol.

              2. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Oh damn.

            3. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Yes I think so.

          • camarozz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Aina or Dier? Have FH so 29 is taken care off.

            Nxt 2 gws in mind only...

            1. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Mot a huge fan of either, Aina of the two though. Considered Holgate? Can you stretch to Keane?

              1. camarozz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 19 days ago

                Have Digne..

          • Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            A) Raphinha & Dallas
            B) Raphinha & Keane (-4)
            C) Barnes & Struijk (-8).

            Go sensible with A) or take some hits?

            Cheers

          • Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Cancelo only player rising tonight?

            1. tbos83
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Looks like it

              • Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                If he does. Very tight with all the wild cards.

            2. Ninjaa
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Saka and McCarthy > Barnes and 4m , for a 4 point hit , worth it??

              1. Ninjaa
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Pope my main keeper

              2. MightyGar
                  1 month, 19 days ago

                  Do you need Saka for GW29? If no, do it. If yes, hold

                  1. Ninjaa
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 19 days ago

                    Was playing FH gw 29

              3. tbos83
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  1FT, 1.7 itb + planning to BB

                  Guiata Mccarthy
                  Stones Targett Maguire Mee Dallas
                  Foden Gundo Bruno Salah Son
                  DCL Watkins Bamford

                  Which sub(s) would you make?

                • Mesh
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Those who are not using TC this week, when are you using it?

                  1. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Game week 30

                    1. mwa1t
                        1 month, 20 days ago

                        Why?

                        1. Rupert The Horse
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 19 days ago

                          Week after the huge blank. Then line up the last eight for one final charge.

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

                            You talking about wc not tc?

                  2. RUUD!
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Last decision on wildcard. Money no issue.

                    A) Trent
                    B) Digne

                    1. Ninjaa
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 20 days ago

                      B

                    2. tbos83
                        1 month, 20 days ago

                        B

                      • MightyGar
                          1 month, 19 days ago

                          B

                      • Hazz
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 20 days ago

                        A) Burn > Digne [-4]
                        B) Play Raphinha

                        - Does Burn keep starting spot in 29?
                        - Digne has a DGW in 26, then likely 28 or 30ish.
                        - 1 less player for 29 and/or extra hit

                      • deshawn7
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 20 days ago

                        Martinez
                        Dias Stones Digne
                        Barnes Salah Son (VC) Bruno (C) Gundo
                        DCL Watkins

                        Areola Mee Bamford Cresswell.

                        GTG?

                        Also, any good GW upcoming to TC if not this week (my last chip)?

                      • You've got red on you.
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 20 days ago

                        With this weeks fixtures and GW29 in mind, take a -4 to do Mee or R. James --->

                        a) Regulion/Dier (Burnley, Fulham)
                        b) Targett (Leeds, Sheff Utd)

                        1. BaleKaneSon
                            1 month, 20 days ago

                            regi no to dier

                        2. osceola31909
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 20 days ago

                          On a -4 with this:

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

                          Should I:

                          A) Play BB
                          B) Wildcard to get in Kane, Barnes, and maybe Watkins. Also maybe switch out one of the Man City defenders due to rotation risk.
                          C) TC someone.
                          D) None of the above. Play team as is and save chips for later. I still have the FH chip too for GW 29.

                        3. fplking14
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 20 days ago

                          Ricardo or Digne and why?

                          1. tbos83
                              1 month, 19 days ago

                              Digne due to fixtures and possible dgw in 28

                          2. Bonus magnet
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 20 days ago

                            Any advice appreciated
                            Thinking of a -4 (vest and Bamford)-> Diagne/Maja + Diagne/Auba and BB

                            Areola
                            Mee Rudiger Cancelo
                            Son Barnes Bruno Sterling
                            DCL Watkins Bamford

                            Martinez Foden Dallas Vestergard

                            1. Bonus magnet
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 20 days ago

                              Apologies Should be Digne/Aina

                          3. Freddiemac123
                              1 month, 20 days ago

                              Which one u think is best.. -4 hit
                              A- Cavani and bamford out for Kane and watkins

                              B Cavani and Saka out for kane and lookman

                              1. king cole
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 19 days ago

                                B

                            • king cole
                              • 10 Years
                              1 month, 20 days ago

                              Haven’t got the funds for digne. So options are:

                              Keane or konsa?

                            • Pep Roulette
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 20 days ago

                              Is Bamford & Tarkowski to Diagne & Digne for -8 worth it if bench boosting?

                            • Gun gun
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 19 days ago

                              Guys, will u sell rudiger to digne for -4?

                            • Calculated Risks
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 19 days ago

                              Has anyone here been looking at fixtures as they are on TV more than usual this season?
                              If Madds is out I'm seriously wanting to do a minus 4 to get Barnes in just so I can watch the Leicester matches and enjoy having a player in them (plus it ain't a bad transfer after all)

                            • J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              1 month, 19 days ago

                              What’s Vardys record like without Maddison?

                              1. soup natsi
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 19 days ago

                                not as good

                            • soup natsi
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              1 month, 19 days ago

                              Bamford out for Diagne -- great move on paper, but 0.8m value I have attached on Bamford worries me. Will prob want him back for gw29 before wildcarding on gw31. What you say, yay or nay?

                              1. MightyGar
                                  1 month, 19 days ago

                                  It's a lot of value and transfers to use up for minimal gain

                              2. mwa1t
                                  1 month, 19 days ago

                                  White (WBA) or Lowton (TOT, LEI)?

                                  1. soup natsi
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 6 Years
                                    1 month, 19 days ago

                                    Lowton is tot, LEI. I'd play White.