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

    A) Ings to DCL
    B) Get Kane for a hit by losing Bamford and TC him

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      What's the other transfer in B? Tricky one. Riskier going without Kane as opposed to DCL.

    2. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Is both an option?

      1. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Cant do both. Ings and Bamford to Kane and Brewster.
        Or could keep Bamford and downgrade Son or Salah. Need 2m to afford Kane

        1. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 3 days ago

          B if you're happy to protect your rank then and A if you want to take an educated punt.

    3. acidicleo
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      B

  2. Party time
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Vardy injured. RIP buddy

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

      Is he?

      1. Party time
        7 months, 3 days ago

        probably not

  3. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

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

    Go sensible with A) or take some hits?

    Cheers

    1. 7_Dan_7
      7 months, 3 days ago

      A) is fine imo. B only worth it for Digne

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers

  4. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    1 - Antonio and Bamford > DCL and Kane for -8 (effectively -4)
    2 - Buy one of DCL or Kane (no hit)

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      1

  5. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Bruno blanking tonight... time to get rid for a -4 to an in form
    Auba?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Long overdue blank out of the way... TC!

  6. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    no way I will have 3 Lei in Vardy Barnes Perirra

    may be Barnes only and it is even questionable

  7. 7_Dan_7
    7 months, 3 days ago

    A) Antonio + James > DCL + Pereira (no hits)

    B) Antonio + Son + Bamford > Kane + DCL + Barnes for a -8 (have to also change keeper for funds)

    In a proper dilemma, basically comes down to is Kane essential... appreciate any thoughts

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      This is similar to mine above. I think B - Kane protects your rank in case he hauls and DCL is a bit more of a differential and has the best fixtures.

      1. 7_Dan_7
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks. Yeah, just wonder if Son out for a -8 is a bit sideways. But he has been poor recently

        1. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 3 days ago

          It doesn't feel sideways though does it? Kane has so many more routes to points and doesn't need the team to 'click' in order to score in my opinion, whereas Son kinda does. Plus Kane's ownership will be a factor this week.

    2. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      A - Son alone can outscore Kane, not worth a -8

      1. 7_Dan_7
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks. That's what I'm leaning

      2. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        It's possible but there's nothing to indicate it's likely. Kane has the better stats, better form, is the better player and has more routes to points.

  8. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Bruno's returns in the 11 gameweeks pogba hasn't started in:

    11, 3, 17, 11, 10, 17, 12, 17, 7, 9, 12

    Pogba injured for DGW26..

    1. Union_Jacks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Oh my god.

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Luck has to run out at some stage?

    3. acidicleo
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Utd Chelsea very likely to be a cagey 0-0

    4. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Crazy numbers.

    5. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Unrivalled consistency!

      Bruno (C)

  9. You've got red on you.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    If you had 7 (potentially 8) players for GW 29, would you play Free Hit for that GW?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Definitely not

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      no way

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Big no

    4. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      No. Most people will probably have 6 to 8ish tops I'd guess.

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Really?!? I plan to have 14 (if I still want Barnes).

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 3 days ago

          For 29? Really? FH?

    5. You've got red on you.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Thanks 🙂

  10. Runaway
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Planning to use the FT for Cavani > Watkins, would you take a hit for any of the below options?

    A) Raphinha > Barnes for -4
    B) Dallas > Digne for -4
    C) Both for -8

    (BB26, FH29, WC30/31)

  11. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Hang on! Sheffield United have a dgw!!!

    Lundstram is stealing the week!!!!!

    75 pt triple captain!

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Confusing Lundy with red hot Sanchez?

  12. The Mighty Whites
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    A - Cavani + Raphinha to DCL + Barnes
    B - Cavani + Raphinha to Kane + Traore
    C - Cavani + Antonio to Kane + Watkins

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Maybe just Cavani to DCL?

    2. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      C

  13. SomeoneKnows
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Martinez
    Cancelo, Stones, Dallas
    Salah, Bruno, Son, Gundogan
    Kane (TC), DCL, Bamford

    (Fabri, Grealish*, Coufal, Douglas)

    Grealish > Barnes (-4) and bench Bamford?

  14. GE
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Soucek -> Luca Moura a good move for BB or too riski?

    Or do Cabani and Son -> Kane and Barnes (-4) to get Kane?

    1. BOATIES FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      I dont like the moura pick at all

  15. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Gundogan or Kane rising tonight?

    Can I wait on Sterling, Ings to Gundogan, Kane?

  16. Coaly
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    TC DCL or Kane?

    1. hullcityfan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Most will say Kane but I’m going DCL. Fixtures are as good as they come from an attacking g point of view.

    2. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Kane

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Kane on pens sways it for me

    4. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Dom.

    5. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      I would not TC either but captain DCL

  17. Zlatan F.C
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Honestly not sure what to do here? 1FT 3.6m itb

    Martinez
    Cancelo Dias Mee Dallas
    Salah Bruno Gundo Raph
    DCL Bamford

    Pope Antonio Grealish Coufal

    A) Antonio Grealish to Kane(TC) and Lookman - 4
    B) Antonio Grealish and Pope to Kane(TC) Barnes and Aerola - 8
    C) Antonio Grealish and Coufal to Kane Lookman and Castagne - 8 and play BB.

  18. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    The grealish injury has to be the most secretive story ever. Any word at all about him?

    1. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Now all matches played - this is the final piece of the jigsaw !!!

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      The problem is as well that with the injury leak last week smith is not going to say anything at presser.

      Need leeds to go back to the binoculars.....

    3. Party time
      7 months, 3 days ago

      I wonder why they are keeping it as a secret as if he is the first player to ever get injured.

      That club is funny 😆

    4. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      I might keep - need him for gw29

    5. jesus jesus
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      I was gonna get in Barnes or Foden but bad Leicester performance there and Foden getting only 1 match

  19. G Banger
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Grealish + Ings => Kane + 7.1 MID

    a) Barnes (heard he was pants tonight and Leicester without Maddison is worrying)
    b) Is there someone else if I already have Gundo?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Exact same spot as me.

      I’m looking at Barnes or Lookman (extra player for 29)

      1. G Banger
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Lookman would save another -4 true and Palace is a good game... food for thought!

  20. Tsparkes10
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Keep or get rid of Sterling to bring in Kane?

    1. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Get rid

    2. tbos83
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Keep

    3. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      I would not spend two transfers to get rid of (arguably) the main attacker of the best team who has 2 back to back DGWs regardless of who you are bringing in

    4. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      If intending to captain Kane, it's still a 5+:50 call but pens and guaranteed minutes (bar injuries ) tips it in Kane's favour. I think Sterlign will play limite minutes in one of the dgw26 games

  21. Sterling Malory
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Right BB all set, going Kane-less, who to Captain?

    Martinez
    Cancelo Stones Shaw
    Bruno Son Gundo Salah
    DCL Watkins Bamford
    Areola Barnes Digne Lowton

    Currently on Bruno, DCL vice.

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Dcl or bruno

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Bruno, especially with no Kane

    2. Babelcopter
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Salah

  22. Bennyboy1907
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Son >>> Barnes
    Grealish >>> Gundogan
    Antonio >>> Kane (TC)

    Needs to be done tonight or I’ll be priced out. Any reason to wait? Was Barnes/Leicester so bad that I need a rethink

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Do it

  23. VIVA_RONALDO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Dallas to Digne -4 worth it?

    1. Dirty Harry
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Not sure about Dallas. I'm shipping Coufal for Digne (-4) though.

      Dallas has that attacking threat and plays 29 unless you can bring him back.

  24. Knock Down Your Aerial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    The disparity in height between this presenter and Crouchy is actually hilarious viewing.

    1. Party time
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Yeah. It’s not good to be a little fella

  25. GE
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Moura or Lamela too riski?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Yes. Bale will start. Dele will get minutes.

      Throw in bergwijn too and theres a lot of uncertainty.

      1. GE
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks

  26. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Chilwell to a 5.8m or below?

    No Shaw. No Cancelo No Digne No Stones No Dallas.

    Ideas?

    Castagne???

  27. Ady87
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Ings/Raphina > Watkins/Barnes -4?

    Going to TC one of Bruno/Salah/Son.

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 3 days ago

      Not certain about Barnes now. Without Maddison and perhaps Vardy they are in trouble.

  28. Connor's Calling
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    On WC

    Stones +

    A) Dier / Konsa / Elmo / White (gives me 11 without hits for BGW29)

    B) Digne / Elmo / Struijk / Mitchell (gives me 9 without hits for BGW29)

    1. Party time
      7 months, 3 days ago

      A

  29. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    Tarkowski to digne(-4) yes or no?

  30. n-doggg
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 3 days ago

    TC options.

    A. Kane 26 (BUR/ful)
    B. Kdb 27 (WHU/WOL)
    C. Sterling (WHU/WOL)