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
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

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

    1. King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Yes

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Barnes is only on 90%?

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Kane on 91%. Unlikely they rise?

  2. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    If not using TC this week...

    When will you TC and on who?

    1. LarryDuff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Ive no idea personally

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Maybe 27 on a City asset

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

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

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Well no, actually many are using BB

        So there is that.

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 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
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

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

    3. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

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

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Who's the double against? What two?

        1. djman102
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 14 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
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Both those scream TC

            BB now, TC later then

    4. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

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

  3. Morgton
      1 month, 14 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 month, 14 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.

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Start Mee or Dallas?

      1. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Mee for me

      2. Maxim Tsigalko
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Dallas

      3. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Mee

      4. TMERC187
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Dallas (Mee owner)

      5. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Ben Mee.

    • Teomi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 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

    • King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Thoughts on this WC draft?

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

    • Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 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
        1 month, 14 days ago

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

    • Maxim Tsigalko
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 14 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
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        A easy

      2. One of Those Days
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        A

        1. Maxim Tsigalko
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 14 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. One of Those Days
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

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

    • Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 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

    • Alisson WondHaaland
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 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
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 14 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
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Kane injured on 19th minute vs. Burnley

    • Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      What's with Bruno ?

      1. One of Those Days
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Ole

    • Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Is Bruno still playing?

      1. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        No

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Ta

      2. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        On the treatment table

      3. djman102
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        BBC said Rashford came on for him at HT

    • AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

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

      Would you also bring in
      Barnes, Foden or Mahrez?

      1. dmcnam12
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Barnes

      2. SNEAKY SNEAKY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 14 days ago

        barnes

      3. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Barnes

    • dogtanion
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Worth keeping Madders or is he done for a while ?

      1. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Shift.

    • SNEAKY SNEAKY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 14 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)

    • TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

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

      1. SNEAKY SNEAKY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Who fecking knows

        1. Calderano FC
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          I do, 0%

    • Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

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

    • Richarlidad
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 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?

    • One of Those Days
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      James down

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

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

      1. Dannyb
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        A

    • SNEAKY SNEAKY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Keep Grealish or sell for barnes for -4

      1. LiamK17
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Sell sell sell

        • TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 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!

        • mr messi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          I sold

        • Greasy Grealish Gang
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 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.

      2. LiamK17
          1 month, 14 days ago

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

          1. mr messi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Aina

        • CrouchDown
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Will stones rise tonight?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            No

            1. CrouchDown
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Definitely? Cheers man

        • Tinfoil Deathstar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 14 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

        • hullcityfan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Barnes on

        • Dannyb
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 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
            1 month, 14 days ago

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

            1. Dannyb
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Poss, hang on

        • Zlatan F.C
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Would you have Mee or Veltman this GW?

            1. Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

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

              1. Zlatan F.C
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Would you rather have a fulham defender?

                  1. Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Yes Aina

            2. Warby84
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 14 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
                1 month, 14 days ago

                I'm going with both and probably TC Kane.

                1. Warby84
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  I meant Captain sorry..

            3. Tango74
                1 month, 14 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 month, 14 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.

              • Zlatan F.C
                  1 month, 14 days ago

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

                  1. Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Areola