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. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Will Kane and/ or Barnes rose in price tonight do you think ?

    1. King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Barnes is only on 90%?

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Kane on 91%. Unlikely they rise?

  2. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    If not using TC this week...

    When will you TC and on who?

    1. LarryDuff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Ive no idea personally

      1. Stupendous
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Maybe 27 on a City asset

    2. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      If you don’t use it this week then I don’t understand what you are waiting for

      1. Stupendous
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Well no, actually many are using BB

        So there is that.

        1. TheDragon
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

          If you have both chips then agree bench boost this week - but you are then pretty much forced to go TC on City in 27 and they love to rotate so likely to get 120 minutes max

          1. Stupendous
            • 9 Years
            6 months, 28 days ago

            There will be other times I'm sure. Kane at a later date

    3. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Probably City in 27, or Kane for his upcoming yet to be scheduled double

      1. Stupendous
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Who's the double against? What two?

        1. djman102
          • 12 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

          If it's in 32, EVE/sou.

          If it's not until 37, AVL/sou

          Could go in another GW if they drop out of Europa.

          1. Stupendous
            • 9 Years
            6 months, 28 days ago

            Both those scream TC

            BB now, TC later then

    4. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      I've prepared for BB so keeping TC for later, 90% it will be Kane in his next double.

  3. Morgton
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Martinez (Forster)
    Dias, Mee, Dallas, (Coufal, Neco)
    Bruno, Son, Salah, Gundo, (Soucek)
    Watkins, Kane, Bamford

    .2 ITB and 1 FT

    9/11 doubles this week. Want to land on a 3rd Villan by 29, probably will be Targett or Konsa, but Dallas and Coufal become handy later. Do I swap Mee for Targett now or just roll the dice (and the FT) with Mee and have more flexibility next week?

    Any other team comments? Thanks.

    1. SNEAKY SNEAKY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      I would go coufal to Digne, or Ricardo or maybe a tot defender. Coufal on a single and you wont start him until gw 29.

  4. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Start Mee or Dallas?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Mee for me

    2. Maxim Tsigalko
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Dallas

    3. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Mee

    4. TMERC187
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Dallas (Mee owner)

    5. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Ben Mee.

  5. Teomi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    On wc, will FH 29. 0,0itb.
    Bench to weak? Or gtg?

    Martinez
    Cancelo stones digne
    Salah Bruno gundo Barnes son
    Kane dcl

    Fabri struijk Mitchell Brewster

  6. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Thoughts on this WC draft?

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

  7. Tsparkes10
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Do I get in Kane? Tempted by Ings, Grealish to DCL, Barnes... (2FT 0.2itb)

    Martinez
    Stones Dias Mee
    Son Bruno Sterl Greal Raph
    Bamford Ings
    (Johnstone, Antonio, Dallas, Justin)

    1. ajay_kl +42
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Sterling, Grealish and Ings to Kane, Barnes and Lookman (whoever else can afford)?

  8. Maxim Tsigalko
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    -12 tonight if Barnes comes through this game unscathed!

    Out: Ings, Bamford, Rashy and Mee

    A

    In: Kane, Watkins, Barnes and Digne

    B

    In: Kane, Watkins, Lookman, Regullon (with GW29 in mind)

    ?

    1. Stupendous
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      A easy

    2. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      A

      1. Maxim Tsigalko
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Was swaying towards A as it’s just 1 more hit to have 10 players for GW29, could even go with 9 and pray for a good captain.

        Would you agree it’s better to make the hits now (DGW) to have better squad for this GW and going forward?

        1. Spin The Wheel
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 28 days ago

          I would take that hit. A massive dgw and could work out well mate

  9. Bushwhacker
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Have to say if I'm Leicester I take a 1-0 loss with grateful glee and focus energies on top four. They have a massive chance this year but not if they stay in Mickey Mouse's Euro Tourney

  10. Alisson WondHaaland
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Remember the Salah v Mane TC divide last season? And Mane came out with 1 point while Salah got 17?

    I feel like it'll repeat this season with DCL vs Kane. One will come out huge and one will come out with nothing

    1. Maxim Tsigalko
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Imagine if we have a big score from both of them! The way this seasons gone, stranger things have happened 😉

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Kane injured on 19th minute vs. Burnley

  11. Jebiga
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    What's with Bruno ?

    1. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Ole

  12. Wild Rover
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Is Bruno still playing?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      No

      1. Wild Rover
        • 11 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Ta

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      On the treatment table

    3. djman102
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      BBC said Rashford came on for him at HT

  13. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    To free up cash for Kane (Ings and Sterling out),

    Would you also bring in
    Barnes, Foden or Mahrez?

    1. dmcnam12
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Barnes

    2. SNEAKY SNEAKY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      barnes

    3. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Barnes

  14. dogtanion
    • 12 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Worth keeping Madders or is he done for a while ?

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Shift.

  15. SNEAKY SNEAKY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    What do you think of a bench boost of
    (still have Grealish)

    1) Pope, Bamford, Raphinha, Vestagard BB
    2 Grealish and vestagard out for digne and barnes. BB Pope, Bamford, Raphina, Digne (-8)

  16. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    % chance of Grealish playing in either game in this double gameweek?

    1. SNEAKY SNEAKY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Who fecking knows

      1. Calderano FC
        • 11 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        I do, 0%

  17. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Henderson should be first choice at United. He has a commanding, calming presence that De Gea has unfortunately lost these days.

  18. Richarlidad
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    I have a lot of bad fixtures for GW27. Triple United away to City, double Everton away to Chelsea & double Burnley defence home to Arsenal. Would it make more sense to capitalise on the DGW at the detriment of the medium term? (I'm Bench Boosting this week) - Or would it be better to use this DGW as an opportunity to fix my team for the medium term? e.g. Getting rid of Burnley defenders, instead of bringing in a couple of attackers? Or try to do both with a monster hit?

  19. Spin The Wheel
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    James down

  20. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    TC?
    A. Salah
    B. DCL
    C. Kane
    D. Bruno
    E. Gundogan

    1. Dannyb
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      A

  21. SNEAKY SNEAKY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Keep Grealish or sell for barnes for -4

    1. LiamK17
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Sell sell sell

    2. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      This is such a key question

      If Grealish was fit I’d keep, if he was out for a month or sell...

      But no idea what to do given the uncertainty!

    3. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      I sold

    4. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Million dollar question. First time this seasons that I can't make up my mind. It's like TheDragon said, it depends on how long he's out for. I'm tempted to keep. Why?

      In my case it'd be:
      Raphina Villa or Barnes DGW - 4 ..but, getting Grealish back needs a FT. I might actually save this one and hope for the best.

  22. LiamK17
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Best DGW defender who also plays 29? I have Emi in goal already

    1. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Aina

  23. CrouchDown
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Will stones rise tonight?

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      No

      1. CrouchDown
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Definitely? Cheers man

  24. Tinfoil Deathstar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Think I’ve finally settled on my WC draft after much deliberation. Contains 7 players for 29 which can easily become 9-10 with no hits.
    Thoughts?

    Martinez
    Stones - Reguillon - Dias
    Bruno - Salah - Son - Gundo - Barnes
    DCL (vc) - Kane (c)

    Subs: Fabri; Maja, White, Burn

  25. hullcityfan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Barnes on

  26. Dannyb
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    A Sterling Ings and Cavani to KDB Kane and Watkins - 8
    B Ings and Cavani to Vardy and DCL - 4 (no spurs)

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Could you do Ings and Cavani to Kane and Watkins for -4?

      1. Dannyb
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Poss, hang on

  27. Zlatan F.C
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Would you have Mee or Veltman this GW?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Neither. If I had to pick then Mee with two games

      1. Zlatan F.C
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Would you rather have a fulham defender?

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

          Yes Aina

  28. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Calvert-Lewin or Kane this week, been on Kane all week.. Maybe I should stick, anyone going with Calvert??

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      I'm going with both and probably TC Kane.

      1. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        I meant Captain sorry..

  29. Tango74
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Done the transfers as ings dropping

    Now Tc or bb with 3 Leeds??

    Help again

    1. Tinfoil Deathstar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      No idea who you are planning to TC but I’d get the BB out the way. Leeds v Villa fixture is decent.

  30. Zlatan F.C
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Who is the best 4.5 keeper to have for the next few weeks? already have Martinez

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Areola