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.

As this uses extensive data from the Fantasy Football Scout Premium Members Area, only those with a valid subscription can access it in full.

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
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I used to use FF fix until they had that hacking

      one site is enough

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

      None

  2. mwa1t
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    BB or TC?

    1. Straobalno
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      On this bunch TC

  3. melvinmbabazi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I'd save WC on that

  4. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A looks good

    2. Father Romeo Sensini
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

    3. Straobalno
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A

    4. MightyGar
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A

  5. jia you (The No BS League -…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. jia you (The No BS League -…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 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

  6. Straobalno
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 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?

  7. FPL_BUCCANEER
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Watkins easy

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Hmm, probably Barnes and get Watkins later.

  8. erictheking1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

      A

      1. erictheking1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Cheers

  9. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Does Mee to Digne sound fun? -4

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Yeah

    2. camarozz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 24 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
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Oh damn.

    3. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Yes I think so.

  10. camarozz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    Nxt 2 gws in mind only...

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 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
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Have Digne..

  11. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    Go sensible with A) or take some hits?

    Cheers

  12. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Cancelo only player rising tonight?

    1. tbos83
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Looks like it

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

  13. Ninjaa
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. Ninjaa
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Pope my main keeper

    2. MightyGar
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. Ninjaa
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Was playing FH gw 29

  14. tbos83
    6 months, 24 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?

  15. Mesh
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Game week 30

      1. mwa1t
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Why?

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

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

          1. Stamford Bridge
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            You talking about wc not tc?

  16. RUUD!
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Last decision on wildcard. Money no issue.

    A) Trent
    B) Digne

    1. Ninjaa
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      B

    2. tbos83
      6 months, 24 days ago

      B

    3. MightyGar
      6 months, 24 days ago

      B

  17. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 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

  18. deshawn7
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 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)?

  19. You've got red on you.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 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. ExpressoMySonny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 months, 24 days ago

      regi no to dier

  20. osceola31909
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 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.

  21. fplking14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Ricardo or Digne and why?

    1. tbos83
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Digne due to fixtures and possible dgw in 28

  22. Bonus magnet
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Apologies Should be Digne/Aina

  23. Freddiemac123
    6 months, 24 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
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      B

  24. king cole
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    Keane or konsa?

  25. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

  26. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

  27. Calculated Risks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 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)

  28. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    What’s Vardys record like without Maddison?

    1. soup natsi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      not as good

  29. soup natsi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

  30. mwa1t
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. soup natsi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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