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Captain Sensible

Who is the best FPL captain for Triple Gameweek 35?

The Gameweek 35 captaincy has completely turned on its head now that we are planning for an unprecedented Triple Gameweek.

Manchester United play Aston Villa (away), Leicester (home) and Liverpool (home) between now and Thursday, thrusting Bruno Fernandes (£11.5m) back into the limelight once more.

Still, there are concerns about how many Red Devils will actually play three times, which means it is still worth considering some of the Double Gameweek options on offer from other clubs.

As always, the Captain Sensible article is here to answer your captaincy questions and a whole lot more. In order to help you settle your conundrums, we analyse extensive data from the Fantasy Football Scout Premium Members Area, which is why only those with a valid subscription can access it in full.

CAPTAIN POLL

Unsurprisingly, Manchester United’s Portuguese midfielder has dominated the vote, having gained nearly 60.0% of votes since we reset the poll in the wake of Wednesday’s groundbreaking announcement.

Behind him sit Leicester City’s in-form Kelechi Iheanacho (9.8%) and colleague Mason Greenwood (7.0%).

The top-five list is completed by Mohamed Salah (£12.7m) and Marcus Rashford (5.7% and 2.8% of total votes, respectively)

In order to tackle this week’s captaincy debate effectively, where only certain teams play more than once, we will focus on those clubs and their assets separately.

KEY TEAM

Manchester United

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809 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Red Devil
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Those on triple United with 2 attackers & 1 defenders, not worried about lack of goals against the big 6? Throw in rotation too, Leaning towards double defence

    1. Finding Timo
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Do you thick maguire can get more points than greenwood?

      1. Finding Timo
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Sorry ‘think’!

      2. The Red Devil
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        I can see at least 1 or even 2 CSs from the 3 fixtures, 2 if they keep out Villa. Because with such a short turnaround, attacks are affected, we saw this even last season, United were eking out 1-0 wins

    2. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Yes

      1. Finding Timo
        4 months, 17 days ago

        How many cleansheets v Leicester , Liverpool & villa? 1 most likely ?

    3. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      ...but getting both

      1. The Red Devil
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        I have Bruno and Shaw already
        Can't decide between Maguire & Mason, leaning towards Maguire

    4. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      1 cs against Villa. Lesta and Pool will score.

      1. Finding Timo
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Yes that’s my thinking so I guess it all depends if maguire can get a assist or goal in those 3 games which I guess could happen but I already have shaw so still leaning towards greenwood

      2. The Red Devil
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Think they might keep one more CS from Leicester/pool
        Maguire or Mason?

    5. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 17 days ago

      I just don't see this as a real triple game week - more a double. And with Leicester and Liverpool in there I'm agreeing with the low scoring thing.

      1. The Red Devil
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        So, you double defence or double mid?

  2. waltzingmatildas
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Think I've decided on Kane to dcl. How's it looking?
    Play holding or lingard?

    Mendy
    TAA shaw castagne
    Salah Bruno greenwood jota lingard
    Nacho dcl
    (forster holding vydra veltman)

    1. Dammit_182
      4 months, 17 days ago

      I came to a similar conclusion and thinking Kane to Richarlison. Sheffield United next week look ripe for another demolition and Everton get a double.

  3. TB303
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Interesting to see Zaha more popular than Greenwood in the this week’s picks.

    What are folk doing?

    1. Finding Timo
      4 months, 17 days ago

      I think greenwood as much better form

      1. PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Same here Greenwood for me possibly as Captain

    2. PompeyUpNorth!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Agreed esp when he had a knock within the week and looked uncomfortable last game.. I’m not touching him.. Too risky imo

      1. Finding Timo
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Palace low scorers too

        1. PompeyUpNorth!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 17 days ago

          Yep defo ...

    3. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      lol ok Greenwood it is! Ta

  4. Nomar
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Zaha TC for a laff!

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      If you want a real laugh, TC Digne.

      1. Nomar
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Don’t have him.

    2. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      If he's fit.

  5. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Who has the advantage after this triple gw announcement?

    A. Rival (TC left & owns Bruno + Shaw already)

    B. Me - FH left

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      You

    2. moment
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      You do. Because his TC will only be worth Bruno's points x1.

    3. PascalCygan
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      You

  6. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 17 days ago

    2ft are pretty set now
    Alonso > Ward (need the money)
    Vydra > DCL

    Keeps enough money for Nacho > Antonio next week and gives me this;

    Mendy
    TAA, Ward, Fofana (Rudiger, Holding)
    Bruno (c), Salah, Jota, J-Rod (Lingard - if J-Rod is injured I'll happily play Lingard)
    Kane, Nacho, DCL

    Leaves only Kane (and maybe Lingard) as singles.

    Thoughts on defense order?

  7. Well you know, Triffic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    You're on crack if you think Shaw is safe for 3 starts. You're forgetting that prior to this season he has been made of glass. He will sit one of the games out.

    1. Brehmeren
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Nobody thinks he is safe for 3 starts.

      1. Well you know, Triffic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Read the article...

    2. Fuddled FC
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      "You're on crack".... lol a bit OTT !

      1. Well you know, Triffic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        I stand by it 😉

    3. MMN
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Don't think anyone is expecting 3 starts. I think I prefer him with 2 over Maguire with 3.

    4. The Red Devil
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      True, only Maguire will start all 3 Bruno will get most minutes after Maguire

      1. Well you know, Triffic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Wouldn't be suprised if Bailly makes an appearance in place of Maguire in one of them.

        1. The Red Devil
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 17 days ago

          No way Maguire is benched against Leicester or Liverpool

          1. Well you know, Triffic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            4 months, 17 days ago

            Leicester Pool are so close together...if Maguire got a hamstring strain and missed EL final we would be screwed..

  8. moment
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Tyrick Mitchell's never gonna play both games, is he?

    1. Finding Timo
      4 months, 17 days ago

      I think he will play 1 snd then PVA will play the other so will probably end up being like a single gameweek player

    2. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Doubt it

    3. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      I think he might. He will be no.1 left back next season so needs the mins.

  9. PascalCygan
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Got a headache thinking about this week... gone through so many variations of moves.

    But I think I'm going to take -4 with my 2FTs this week and another -4 next week to field 10.

    Moves this week:
    A) Son + Welbeck + Rudiger > Greenwood + DCL + Maguire (-4)
    B) Kane + Rudiger + Masuaku > DCL + Maguire + Digne (-4, extra player for 36)

    Which do you prefer? I think I prefer A, though RMT favours B.

    Currently 2FT 0.6ITB
    Mendy
    TAA Rudiger Holding
    Salah Bruno Son Jota
    Kane Iheanacho Welbeck

    Forster Lingard Coady Masuaku

    Thanks!

    1. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      A

      1. PascalCygan
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks

  10. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Rival will 100% captain Bruno.

    Madness going with Mo (C)?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Yes

    2. moment
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Crazy if ahead and defending. Perfectly sound if chasing.

    3. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Yes unless you are so far behind and have nothing to lose.

    4. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      No. It's a tough choice. Saints are pants and Mo could bang a few against them.

    5. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Absolutely not

    6. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      There are plenty of differentials this week to still gain 30+ points

  11. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Evening everyone.

    Do we think Kane > DCL for -4 worth it ??

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      No. Kane can score more than DCL this week.

      1. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        I agree .......my gut tells me Kane will outscore DCL, but Kane looked poor and not convinced he is fit..........

        1. Well you know, Triffic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 17 days ago

          He still was top for goal attempts in that game along with Bale. Just had a quiet game.

    2. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Not for me.

    3. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      No

    4. waltzingmatildas
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Not for a hit

    5. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Yes. Kane doesn't seem to be back to his best. I'd take the risk.

  12. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Doing it

    Benteke in. Over the last 6 he's looked fairly sharp and his stats compare nicely with generic Vardy: shots in box, shots on target etc. Fewer big chances balanced out by the fact that he's scored more and has SHU.

    Time for some fun.

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Lol. Could work if Palace attack.

    2. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 17 days ago

      love it - fun is the most important thing

    3. JJeyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Except Palace are the worse team in the league for xG.

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        But not for goals scored and I pick players to score goals and not have good XG. If I did that I'd get Vardy - the player with the worst XG delta in the league and just one more open play goal all season than Benteke despite playing waaaaay more minutes 😉

    4. MightyGar
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Already on it, but don't tell anyone else our cunning plan!

  13. Miro
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Jota to Greenwood for free?

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Get both

      1. Miro
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        That way I wouldnt have room for my Martinelli masterpick

  14. Lovren an elevator
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    TAA (SOU, man u)

    Or

    Digne (whu, avl)

    Thanks

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      TAA. Everton won't keep a cleanie.

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        You don't give them a chance in just 1 of the games?

        1. Well you know, Triffic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 17 days ago

          Na. They are not great at the back. West Ham are dangerous going forward and also are fighting for 4th.

          That leaves the Villa game and we saw what happened last week.

    2. MMN
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      TAA

    3. TB303
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      TAA

  15. Daghe Munegu
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    #REPOST*

    How to maximise the bb with 2 ft and 0.2 itb ?

    Can take hits as only 5 players for gw 36

    Leno Forster
    TAA Shaw Rudiger Holding Castagne
    Salah Bruno Son Jota Greenwood
    Nacho Vydra Vardy

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 17 days ago

      feels like getting a keeper in who will play in 36 and double this week is smart, forster should get 1 or 2 this week.

      Leno > Guaita
      Vydra > Watkins
      Son > Zaha (maybe if you need the cash)

  16. CR7 is Home
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Is this BB team G2g? (-4)

    OR would you take any more hits?
    - Wood is the only single GW player
    - FH36

    Mendy Forster
    TAA Rudiger Maguire Shaw Konsa
    Salah Jota Maddison Siggy Bruno (c)
    Vardy Nacho Wood

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Pretty nice to me. Don't love Siggy but at that price not sure who would be worth a hit.
      FH36 is a real bonus for ya.

      1. CR7 is Home
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Cheers mate

  17. PLerix
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Son and White -> Bruno and Mitchell (-4)?

    1. The Red Devil
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      You'd want son back for 36&37

  18. MadeinIreland
    • 12 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Saka, Saiss and Wood to El Ghazi, Maguire and DCL for -8 ???

    And do you think Keane will play?

    Thanks...

  19. Mr Bird
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Is Coleman nailed?

    1. Saosin
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      wondering this aswell

  20. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    TAA worth to bring in for a hit if one can get Robbo/Digne for free?

    1. MMN
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Probably will pay off between now and the end of the season if that's your question.

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        That is the question, thanks.

    2. JJeyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      yes

  21. MMN
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Chasing heavily ... any changes on a FH? Reasoning would be much appreciated!

    Guaita
    Shaw, TAA, Castagne
    Bruno, Salah, Greenwood, Zaha
    Iheanacho, DCL, Vardy

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Vardy just hasnt' impressed - i'd rather DCL or even Watkins.
      extra cash to move from Castagne > Robbo?

      1. MMN
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Already have DCL.

        Watkins & Robbo over Vardy and Castagne?

        1. RogDog_jimmy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 17 days ago

          oh oops - i think i prefer Wat + Robbo over Vardy & Castagne. But that's close.

    2. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Auba

    3. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Ignore Vardy

      His record for scoring from open play is foul this season and only one good fixture. I'd think about going 4 at the back perhaps with Robbo.

      Rashford has been matching Bruno for quite a while and is the 4th highest scoring mid in the game. Both will likely start two.

      Auba is an option.

  22. Keeptrying
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Who to pick in defence?

    A) Castagne
    B) Digne

    FYI: Three at the back, TAA is nailed, one defender slot goes to ManUnited.

    1. MMN
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      So tight, clean sheet vs assists. I'm on A currently.

      1. Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Same. Will be a last minute call I guess.
        Good luck 🙂

  23. Miro
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Lets say you knew Shaw was gonna only play in 2 of the games. Would you still pick him over Digne?

    1. MMN
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Yes.

    2. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Yes. I don't think there is much difference attack wise between them nowadays. MUN defence better than EVE.

  24. richarlison2348
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Fine going into this week without Fernandes? Would have to take -8 to get him, and would leave me with having to take more hits next week too.

    1. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Yes ... there should be a thread this weekend called the ‘-8 Club’ ... the same thread can be used next week too given so many will be at the same two week party ...

    2. MMN
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      It's a big risk but it really depends on the full context of what the alternative is.

    3. lugs
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      you might get away with it, his form has been wretched in the league over the past few weeks anyway

  25. Old Gregg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Any Mount owners?.

    Do you think he plays both games in the double?

    Fixtures are Man City-Arsenal-Leicester (fa cup final) in 7 days

  26. Henning
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    1 ft and 2.2 m in bank
    1. Son and Coady out for Fernandes and Keane for -4

    2. Son Coady and Wood out for Rashford DCL and a 5.8 m def

    Or any other suggestions?

    Mendy Forster
    Coady Dallas TAA Azpi Holding
    Salah Son Jota Lingard Greenwood
    Kane Wood Iheanacho

  27. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    How would this be for a hit?
    Mendy
    Shaw Holding Trent
    Salah Bruno Jota JWP
    Vardy Nacho Watkins

    Son Veltman Coady Forster

  28. zon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Palace fans around? What's the situation with PVA vs Mitchell?

  29. nico05
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    Best Lingard replacement 6.5 available?

  30. WhatWouldYourZlatanSay
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 17 days ago

    A) Kane, Lingard, Veltman > DCL, Bruno, Maguire (-8)
    B) Kane, Lingard, Veltman > DCL, Bruno, Shaw (-8)
    C) Kane, Mount, Veltman > DCL, Bruno, Maguire (-8)
    D) Kane, Mount, Veltman > DCL, Bruno, Shaw (-8)
    E) Kane, Lingard > DCL, Bruno (-4)
    F) Kane, Mount > DCL, Bruno (-4)

    My logic has gone. Help appreciated.

    1. Henning
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Wouldnt drop Kane.

    2. MightyGar
      4 months, 17 days ago

      Will you need Lingard for GW36? And who plays in defence if you do E or F?