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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  1. Michelle Davin
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Brewster & Mee
    TO
    Kane & Stones for min 4?

    Yes or no?

    Have a good fantasy weekend all!

    1. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Ye

    2. Couch Potato
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Yes and captain Kane

  2. Fernando Torres
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Who scores more...

    A) Vardy (-8)
    B) Raphina

    1. cheeky moses
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      B

    2. Chazk
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Currently Raph on paper

      • b91jh
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        B if only for this week. Maybe A if it is for the future 3 weeks.

      • Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Doubt Vardy starts both games in the double

        1. Weeb Kakashi
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Easily starts both. Even at 34 one of the fittest players in the league.

      • SharkyT
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        B

    3. cheeky moses
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Which fulham defender would you go for and why?

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Feels like a job interview.

      2. Couch Potato
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Aina
        Because it sounds like HYENA
        Did I get the job?

        1. cheeky moses
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          you are most certainly in contention!

    4. Chazk
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Morning,

        Pilimary team selection is
        Martinez
        Saiss, cancelo, wan-bissaka
        Bruno, Salah, gundogan, barnes
        DCL, watkins, bamford

        Bench: Pope, raphinha, cresswell, bednarek

        Options:
        A - leave as.
        B - Raph for Bam
        C - Raph for watkins

        What to play TC - Salah, Bruno or DCL

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Repost: Bruno or Kane higher EO this week?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Bruno easily

      • Zolaaaaaaaaa!!!
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Is Madison and Sterling to Salah and Barnes worth a minus 8??

          Whatever happens I think I will have to do the Madison swap as it looks like he is out at least for DGW

          1. ILOVEBAPS
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            Sterling could bite you. I’d say no.

        • Erdogan
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          This might have been asked already but is the bench if: McCarthy, Dallas, Bamford and Raphinha worth bench boosting?

          Thanks and good luck all!

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            If you’re confident Leeds beat Villa then go for it

            1. Erdogan
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Yea, too many eggs in one basket but will have to go with it I guess. If Leeds do damage those bench points will hurt.

          2. Help Me!
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            I have exact same bench, and I'm thinking to use BB in GW30. Very nice fixtures for GW29 players.
            (No other chip left)

            1. Erdogan
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Good point about GW 30. I had a look at all my player fixtures and BB could work well in that GW. Also no other chips left. Another point is I am leading few cash leagues for February. That BB now could help me secure the lead and potentially 350 EUR 🙂 Leaning towards playing it now

        • OptimusBlack
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          From DGW 26 TO BGW 29
          A- Salah
          B- Vardy

          1. La Roja
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            Tough one

            Pass.

        • b91jh
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Which gives a better upside?

          A) White or Dallas to Digne
          B) Bamford to Kane
          C) B plus Dallas to Coleman (-4)
          D) B plus Dallas to Konsa (-4)

          Could get back any of them on bgw29.

          1. arkom
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            B

          2. Help Me!
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            D

        • arkom
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          I'm on WC.

          A) Lloris (BUR h & FUL a)

          or?

          B) Martinez (LEE a & SHU a)

          1. OptimusBlack
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            Mind said A
            Heart said B

            1. OptimusBlack
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              But Martinez has 12 CS

          2. ILOVEBAPS
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            A if wanting to take a chance or B for safety in numbers. I’d go A and live a little

        • Mané Fuchs Given
            2 months, 15 days ago

            Is Dallas to Regulion worth a hit?

            Current BB is Sánchez, Dallas, Raphinha, Bamford

            Is Regulion nailed? Other obvious concern would be a Dallas goal which would make it a bad move in hindsight. Just feeling having 3 Leeds as BB is too many eggs in one basket.

            1. arkom
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              I also wonder same thing, that is Regulion going to play both games??

              1. Mané Fuchs Given
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  He didn’t feature at all on Wednesday, which presumably is a good sign?

              2. sminkypinky
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 15 days ago

                Sound reasoning there. Both points are possible. Hence not taking the hit is kinda like gaining 4 points already.

                1. Mané Fuchs Given
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Got to expect Spurs to let one goal in over the 2 games, so unless Regulion is likely to get an attacking return I don’t think there’s much in it

                    1. sminkypinky
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      They are both as likely to get attacking returns I guess. Reguilon does play twice though. Or does he? 😉

                      1. Mané Fuchs Given
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          That is the question.

                  • Help Me!
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    How about keep the 3 Leeds, and BB in GW30?

                    1. Mané Fuchs Given
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        I did think about that but ruled it out on the basis that I’ve currently got a fully fit squad and can bench boost without taking any hits (currently). Between now and gw30 who knows what will have happened, could end up with a few injuries and then you’re struggling to get 15 playing. Also once BB is played you don’t need to keep such a strong bench.

                  • Weeb Kakashi
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Pick one on FH

                    A Son
                    B Mount
                    C Barnes

                    Have Kane Vardy Reguilon and Pereira

                    1. sminkypinky
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Mount. Just to be different from the previous page. 😉

                      Nah. So much in those two teams already. Maybe you should punt on Mount. Differential for sure.

                      1. Weeb Kakashi
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Cheers mate. Thanks a lot for the input.

                  • DeeGee
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    WC current draft:

                    Martinez, Steer
                    Creswell, Dias, Aina, Targett, Mitchell
                    Salah, Son, Bruno, Gundo, Raphinha
                    Kane, DCL, Bamford

                    0.8 itb.

                    Torn between who to keep for GW 29 and who to bring on for GW 26.
                    Need suggestions for transfers.

                    1. La Roja
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      On a WC with steer and Mitchell?

                      1. sminkypinky
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        I guess strapped for cash and wants to invest it all on first 11.

                        1. La Roja
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          With 0.8 ITB, Sanchez and Burn would be decent picks with GW29 too

                          1. sminkypinky
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            2 months, 15 days ago

                            Very true indeed.

                            1. DeeGee
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 15 days ago

                              Yes, presently short of cash. Do you think sacrificing Salah for KDB pays off for this GW and next?

                  • VICTORIOUS SECRET! !
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Thoughts on this ??

                    Martinez (Johnstone)

                    Dias cancelo rudiger Dallas coufal

                    Son salah gundogan Bruno reed

                    Vardy Antonio Bamford

                    1.0 ITB. 2FT

                    SUGGESTIONS PLEASE

                  • Nightrain_
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Is Aina -4 to replace Dallas a worthy move for BB ?

                    1. GE
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Hmm, no IMO

                    2. PLerix
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      If you’ll watch the Fulham game(s), yes. No if not 🙂

                  • GE
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    On BB:

                    A) Soucek -> Lookman (Max 6.7)
                    B) Cavani+Son -> Kane+Barnes (-4)
                    C) A+ B (-8)

                    1. SharkyT
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      B

                    2. RIDZ
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      B looks good, but I think just do Cavani to Watkins or DCL

                  • Chazk
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      What you guys think TC Salah or Bruno?
                      Although I do have DCL hot on their heels for contention too

                      1. SharkyT
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Chelsea will be tight & Palace beat us last time. I’d go Salah

                        1. Chazk
                            2 months, 14 days ago

                            What the DCL option then.
                            Would you still choose Salah over DCL.
                            Now with the extra pressure of Henderson out out for a long while makes me think they may struggle further

                      2. The Mighty Whites
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        A- Start Raphinha and Bamford
                        B- Bring Traore in for Raphinha
                        C - Bring Watkins in for Antonio

                      3. Stinglikeabee
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Would you rather

                        A. Loris, Digne and Barnes
                        Or
                        B. Pickford, Konsa and Son

                        1. arkom
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          A

                        2. Chrisirwin01
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          A.

                      4. SharkyT
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        10 DGW’ers and:
                        A) Ings
                        B) Raphina

                        1. Machine_Gunnerz
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          prefer b

                      5. arkom
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        A) Requilon
                        or?
                        B) Pereira

                        FH played

                        1. RIDZ
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          A

                        2. Machine_Gunnerz
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          b

                      6. Machine_Gunnerz
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        On BB, 1FT, 0ITB
                        Martinez/Areola
                        Cancelo/shaw/pereira/taylor/rudiger
                        KDB/Bruno/Son/Raph/Reed
                        Kane/Bam/Watkins
                        The lack of gundo is scary with 2 DGW.
                        Should i do
                        a) -4 for rap+bam > Gundo+Maja
                        b) -4 for rap+shaw > Gundo+El Mohamady
                        c) just keep the FT and live without Gundo for another week
                        d) maybe try a punt with Raph>Pereira(West Brom)

                      7. RIDZ
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        TC for who:
                        DCL or Son ????

                        1. Chrisirwin01
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          DCL

                      8. Chrisirwin01
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Currently, on a WC and trying to select 2 city attackers, however, possibly overthinking it.

                        a) Gundo + Mahrez

                        (my current choice as both players are on good form and have had full 90min rests)

                        b) Sterling + Gundo

                        (personally I think this is the strongest pair but my main concern is Sterling is due a rest soon imo)

                        c) Kdb + Gundo

                        (I think Kdb's minutes will be managed over this dgw)

                        Any thoughts, is Mahrez being overlooked?

                        1. Machine_Gunnerz
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          c. Mahrez could be haul, but the least guaranteed mins among them

                        2. Couch Potato
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          C

                      9. Gudjohnsen
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        A. Sterling, Ings
                        B.Gundogan, Kane -4

                      10. aaronmetcalfe
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          Salah and Justin for Son and Digne
                          Or
                          Keep salah and swap Justin for El-Mohamedy?

                          1. GreenEagle
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            2 months, 15 days ago

                            Son & Digne are pretty good options, but why give Salah away?

                            1. aaronmetcalfe
                                2 months, 15 days ago

                                The injury to Henderson has left me thinking their poor run of form could continue/worsen with teams able to double up on Salah and try and take him out of the game?

                          2. Bobby's Teeth
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 15 days ago

                            Hi legends,

                            On WC and would appreciate you ripping this team to shreds:

                            Martinez
                            Pereira Stones Digne
                            Kdb Gundo Bruno Barnes
                            DCL Kane Watkins

                            Bench: Areola Raph Konsa N. Phillips

                            1. GreenEagle
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 15 days ago

                              i would not leave cancelo out of the wildcard and i wouldn't have both kdb and Gundo, also, never loose faith in Salah, liverpool play like crap but he keeps delivering. Other than that, i think this is a solid team. Also, Phillips is not a good option. You can find a better cheap def.if you remove him how much money do you have left?

                              1. Bobby's Teeth
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 15 days ago

                                Thanks mate. Only worry with Cancelo is that he might not play this GW. Who would you have as your City mid cover? Being a Liverpool fan myself and having watched every single minute of our tumultuous season, maybe I am being a bit more pessimistic about Mo - will rethink there. Right now ITB is 0, so if I remove Nat, then I get 4M

                                1. GreenEagle
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  2 months, 15 days ago

                                  it doesn't matter if cancelo plays 2 games or not. He is a must have for me with the current style of playing Pep has introduced. Dont build a team using the wildcard for only 1 gw. You should think ahead as well. i would say that kdb is the better differential for this gw bc i think he will play both games, and sterling and Gundo might not.

                                  1. Bobby's Teeth
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 5 Years
                                    2 months, 15 days ago

                                    Agreed. Looking at City's next five and they are all amazing. Would you say Cancelo over Pereira, he will be the one getting dropped most likely

                          3. GreenEagle
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            2 months, 15 days ago

                            SON & WATKINS
                            OR
                            KANE & TRAORE??

                          4. Oggle22
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 15 days ago

                            Martinez
                            Konsa Stones Cancelo
                            Salah Son Bruno Gunda Raphina
                            Bamford Ings

                            Steele Antonio Tarkowski Dallas

                            Ings and Antonio to Kane and Brewster or

                            Ings Antonio Tarkowski and Cancelo to Kane DCL and two fodder defenders

                            Cheers

                          5. Vjm6891
                              2 months, 15 days ago

                              The only question I have is should I take Salah out for a 7.5-9.5 Midfielder and then upgrade a few players to BB? Or just l;eav him in and play just the 11 (with Rap, Bamford and the GK as the single gameweek players)

                              1. Vjm6891
                                  2 months, 15 days ago

                                  Or I can swap Bamford and Ings for Kane and up to £7m striker for -4