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
    2 months, 20 days ago

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

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 20 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
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Is both an option?

      1. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 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
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 20 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
      2 months, 20 days ago

      B

  2. Party time
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Vardy injured. RIP buddy

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Is he?

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        probably not

  3. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 20 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
        2 months, 20 days ago

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

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Cheers

    2. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 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
        2 months, 20 days ago

        1

    3. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

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

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

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

    4. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      no way I will have 3 Lei in Vardy Barnes Perirra

      may be Barnes only and it is even questionable

    5. 7_Dan_7
        2 months, 20 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
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 20 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
              2 months, 20 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
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 20 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
            2 months, 20 days ago

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

            1. 7_Dan_7
                2 months, 20 days ago

                Thanks. That's what I'm leaning

              • Hulk Smash
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 20 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.

          3. xHaTr
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 20 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
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Oh my god.

            2. Rainer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Luck has to run out at some stage?

            3. acidicleo
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Utd Chelsea very likely to be a cagey 0-0

            4. Original Pirate Material
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Crazy numbers.

            5. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Unrivalled consistency!

              Bruno (C)

          4. You've got red on you.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

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

            1. TheDragon
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Definitely not

            2. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              no way

            3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Big no

            4. how now brown cow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

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

              1. Baps hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 20 days ago

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

                1. how now brown cow
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  For 29? Really? FH?

            5. You've got red on you.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Thanks 🙂

          5. Runaway
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 20 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)

          6. Stupendous
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 20 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
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Confusing Lundy with red hot Sanchez?

          7. The Mighty Whites
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

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

            1. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Maybe just Cavani to DCL?

            2. Runaway
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              C

          8. SomeoneKnows
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

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

            (Fabri, Grealish*, Coufal, Douglas)

            Grealish > Barnes (-4) and bench Bamford?

          9. GE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 20 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
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              I dont like the moura pick at all

          10. Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Gundogan or Kane rising tonight?

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

          11. Coaly
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            TC DCL or Kane?

            1. hullcityfan
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 20 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. Rep Poulette
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Kane

            3. Gudjohnsen
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Kane on pens sways it for me

            4. Original Pirate Material
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Dom.

            5. Runaway
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              I would not TC either but captain DCL

          12. Zlatan F.C
              2 months, 20 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.

            • DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

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

              1. jesus jesus
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 20 days ago

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

              2. how now brown cow
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 20 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
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 20 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
                2 months, 20 days ago

                I might keep - need him for gw29

              5. jesus jesus
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 20 days ago

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

            • G Banger
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 20 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
                2 months, 20 days ago

                Exact same spot as me.

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

                1. G Banger
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

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

            • Tsparkes10
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Keep or get rid of Sterling to bring in Kane?

              1. Rep Poulette
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 20 days ago

                Get rid

              2. tbos83
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Keep

                • Runaway
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 20 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

                • Pompel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 20 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

              3. Sterling Malory
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 20 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
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Dcl or bruno

                  1. Catastrophe
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 20 days ago

                    Bruno, especially with no Kane

                2. Babelcopter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Salah

              4. Bennyboy1907
                  2 months, 20 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
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 20 days ago

                    Do it

                • RED_ARMY
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Dallas to Digne -4 worth it?

                  1. Dirty Harry
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 20 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.

                • Original Pirate Material
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

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

                  1. Party time
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 20 days ago

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

                • GE
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Moura or Lamela too riski?

                  1. how now brown cow
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 20 days ago

                    Yes. Bale will start. Dele will get minutes.

                    Throw in bergwijn too and theres a lot of uncertainty.

                    1. GE
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 20 days ago

                      Thanks

                • Stupendous
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Chilwell to a 5.8m or below?

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

                  Ideas?

                  Castagne???

                • Ady87
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Ings/Raphina > Watkins/Barnes -4?

                  Going to TC one of Bruno/Salah/Son.

                  1. Baps hunter
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 20 days ago

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

                • Connor's Calling
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 20 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
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 20 days ago

                    A

                • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  Tarkowski to digne(-4) yes or no?

                • n-doggg
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 20 days ago

                  TC options.

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