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. son of city
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Just heard from HELL that the DEVIL has released another GW made by himself this time. So prepare yourselves for unexpected outcome. Good luck mates.

    • NULL-X-VOID
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Now the last decision is between capping Greenwood or Bruno, I'm at 200K so kinda tinkering on a Gwood punt cappo

      1. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Greenwood

      2. F_Ivanovic
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Not sure why it has to be be Greenwood. He's only getting 2 games, same as any other DGW player.

        1. teneighty
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Looking at Greenwood myself. He's in good form and mihgt get 2 games and a cameo.

    • COUFAL SO GOOD
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Is Son and Vydra to Greenwood and Antonio worth a 4 point hit?

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        No

      2. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        sorry DCL not antonio

      3. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Could well be

      4. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Son & Vydra > Greenwood & DCL?

        I suspect yes that's worth a -4 - but who are you benching now instead of Vydra?

        What's your plan for next week - is it another hit to get Greenwood out and someone in?

        1. COUFAL SO GOOD
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Nacho to Antonio

    • Cancelo Culture
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Is Coleman nailed ?

    • fpork
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A) Reguilón->Ward
      B) Coady->Mitchell

      Both enables Son->Bruno.

      1. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        B

    • moment
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Phillips should be in the Pool back 4, right?

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Not necessarily.

        He's been left out recently.

      2. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        H e will be rotated

        1. Belli2007
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          He was injured though

      3. Brehmeren
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        He was in the starting lineup vs. Man Utd before the game was postponed.

      4. Avery
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        He is back in the lineup

    • RooneyforLife
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Hello everyone
      Why isn't Keane starting since last 2 matches ,fitness issues or out of favor? Got him last gw only ,if he is not a regular anymore, will ship him out.

      1. lugs
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        he was injured, then Carlo stuck with the team that won Vs Arsenal, Holgate made a mistake that cost a goal the last game though so he might be dropped for Keane this week

    • Fantasy123456
        2 months, 29 days ago

        JWP good cheap alternative to the Zaha and Greenwood shout?

        1. Messiah Hazard
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Thinking of him

        2. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Tes

        3. COUFAL SO GOOD
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Naah,too inconsistent for my liking

      • Messiah Hazard
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Which United Keeper to get for triple GW? Or stick with Mendy?

        1. COUFAL SO GOOD
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Hendo

      • RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Seems very tight between Digne and Castagne.

        Any reasons to choose one over the other?

        1. COUFAL SO GOOD
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Digne

        2. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Match in GW36 is the only thing in Digne’s favour imo

          1. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Cheers, in FH, so makes no difference

        3. MightyGar
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Will you need to play them after this week? Castagne has Blank (36) and Chelsea (37), Digne has Sheffield (36) and Wolves (37)

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              No, on free hit, so won’t have them next GW

              1. MightyGar
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  In that case Digne has slightly more attacking returns so Digne

                  1. RamaJama
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Cheers and GL!

                    1. MightyGar
                        2 months, 29 days ago

                        And you! We've done the planning so we just need that bit if luck now

                        1. RamaJama
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          2 months, 29 days ago

                          Thanks!

            2. abunab
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Robertson or Trent?

                1. F_Ivanovic
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Trent the clearly better option but if you're chasing Robertson could be a worthwhile differential

                2. COUFAL SO GOOD
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  TAA

              • F_Ivanovic
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Vardy + Son to DCL + Bruno worth a -4? Would mean I have 4 non-playing players in 36 with only the 1 FT as opposed to 2 FT

              • NULL-X-VOID
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Wow, I really thought deadline was today and brought in Bruno and Gwood, I'm pretty sure imma regret it

                1. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Most likely one of them could get injured

                  1. NULL-X-VOID
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    thanks man, this helped

                  2. #Swish41
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Not sure it’s most likely

              • Don Kloppeone
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Which option do you prefer? The options with a hit help towards a fuller GW36 team

                A) Son, Welbeck > Greenwood, DCL/ Watkins
                B) Son, Holding > Greenwood, Digne
                C) Son, Welbeck, Holding > DCL/ Watkins, JWP, Digne (-4)
                D) Son, Welbeck, Masuaku > DCL/ Watkins, Greenwood, Coleman (-4)

                2FT 0.4itb. No chips
                Mendy/ Forster
                TAA, Shaw, Rudiger, Holding
                Salah, Bruno, Jota, Son
                Kane, Iheanacho
                (Mendy/ Forster) (Lingard, Welbeck, Masuaku)

                Cheers!

                1. COUFAL SO GOOD
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  A

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Cheers mate

                2. Karan14
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  A - Greenwood & DCL

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Thanks Karan

                3. RogDog_jimmy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  A with DCL.
                  But understanding going with Watkins to help for next week's moves.

                  1. RamaJama
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    This

                    1. Don Kloppeone
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 29 days ago

                      This meaning go DCL or Watkins?

                  2. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Yeh DCL is one of those players who can so easily troll.... hmmm

                4. WE GO FOR IT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  D

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Interesting the first option D!

                    Mostly because of the DCL Greenwood combo?

                    You trust EVE to get CS?

                5. bautasten
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Basically the same team (got Ayling instead of Masu) and I'm between A or B.

                  A is probably better this week but puts you in a bad spot for GW36, hence I'm actually leaning B.

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    It’s that reason that I’m seriously considering D. Sets up for 36 more and Coleman should score > 4pts more than Holding over next couple...

                    1. bautasten
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 29 days ago

                      yeah sure, just not that keen on Coleman with the rotation risk but it could work out.

              • MadeinIreland
                • 12 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Guys is this worth it?

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

                And do you think Keane will play?

                Thanks...

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Not for -8

              • Ajax Hamsterdam
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                FFS don't know what to do 🙂

                A son to greenwood
                B lingard to greenwood
                C save transfer and have only 2 utd players

                Thank you 🙂

                1. RamaJama
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  B

                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Cheers

                2. Don Kloppeone
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  A of those mate

                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Thanks don

                  2. Davidwes
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    C, you will want lingard for the end of the season and son for the next to against wolves and villa. If you can take care of benching in gw 36 without hits, then maybe get greenwood

                    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 29 days ago

                      Cheers

              • JJeyy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Donny starts apparently - Bruno gets his rest?

                1. RamaJama
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Source?

              • Davidwes
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Hearing a lot of "fpl experts" saying you would be mad not to wildcard this week if you still have it.

                I have wildcard left and plan to play it in gw 36. This is my team for gw 35 with a -4
                Martinez
                Castagne, TAA, Maguire
                Salah, Bruno, Greenwood, Jota
                Watkins, DCL, Iheanaco
                Am I mad to wildcard in gw 36?

                1. RogDog_jimmy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  nah this team is solid for a -4.
                  completely get waiting to wc next week.

              • STONEROSES
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Anyone steering away tripling up on Utd?
                I’d be surprised if any started all 3 & have a blank in GW36.
                Much more tempted by, say Everton players who have a DGW and then SHU in 36

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Not going to overthink it and will go for it .

                  1. RamaJama
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    This, will be fun!

                2. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Dont think Ole rotates and no need to do so at this point.

                3. WE GO FOR IT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  If you have 2 players, I wouldn't get the third unless you have a plan for 36. If you do want a third, Maguire is the best bet to get 3 starts.

                4. F_Ivanovic
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  I only have Shaw. Tempted to find a way to bring Bruno in but it would be for a hit and would mean I only have 1 FT next week to get rid of 1 of Che/Lei/United - an injury to someone else and/or someone not starting next week would be the equivalent of 2 hits just so I can have Bruno this week.

                5. RogDog_jimmy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  i only have bruno - not getting anyone else in.

                  1. RogDog_jimmy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    for me i already have 10 dgw players - any move is a hit for one extra fixture that they might be rested for aynway - and then another hit to deal with next gw (currently need a -4 to get to 10).

                6. Indpush
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Me. I have Shaw and Bruno.

                  I have James and Azpilic. I can't afford to get a third ManU player and end up with 10 players for 36 or 11 with a hit.

                  Bringing in Zaha and Richarlison, already having DCL.

                7. bso
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Me. I think it is one big hype that will end in tears. No one is playing more than 2 games. And they will be tired. And they blank in gw36. No way do I want more than 2.
                  I have Shaw and doubt he will bring in more than 4 pts.

              • PogBruno
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Is this BB team G2g? (-4)

                OR would you take any more hits?
                - Wood is the only single GW player
                - Rudiger and Jota could miss one of the games
                - FH36

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

                1. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  7/10 g2g

              • RooneyforLife
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Hello everyone
                Why isn't Keane starting since last 2 matches ,fitness issues or out of favor? Got him last gw only ,if he is not a regular anymore, will ship him out.

                1. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  fitness issues gaffer was saying, should be fine next game

                  1. MadeinIreland
                    • 12 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Where did he say that?

                2. #Swish41
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Holgate was awful last game so may get dropped for keane

              • tabby98
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                What to do here guys??

                Mendy, Forster
                TAA, Dias, Rudiger, Fofana, Coady
                Salah, Son, Jota, Lingard, Saka
                Kane, Iheanacho, Vydra

                £2.4m ITB 2FT

                Need to consider gw36 too as I have no chips left

                1. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Salah > Bruno

                2. RogDog_jimmy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  might do
                  Vydra > Watkins - then bench Lingard/Saka.
                  roll 1.

                  Bruno is tempting but will he play 3?

              • Belli2007
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                BB or TC?

                I have Bruno and Greenwood but would probably opt for Bruno for TC

                Bench is currently all non DGW players and do have 2 FTS but would need to free up some cash and would perhaps have to ship Jota to do so....

                I have 2 Utd and 2 Leiicester players so then need to consider whoever I bring in is not from Leicester, Utd, Arsenal or Chelsea in order to field 11 the following week without having to take a few hits......

              • Feed tha Sheep
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Who would you rather have for rest of season?
                A. Lingard
                B. Bamford

                1. COUFAL SO GOOD
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  A

                2. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  B

              • WE GO FOR IT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Arsenal XI vs. Villarreal: Leno; Holding, Marí, Xhaka; Bellerín, Smith Rowe, Partey, Saka; Pépé, Ødegaard, Aubameyang.

                Kieran Tierney and Alexandre Lacazette make the bench.

                1. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Good Ebening

              • Arteta
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                ARSENAL TEAM NEWS

                Team to face Villarreal: Leno, Bellerin, Holding, Mari, Xhaka, Partey, Smith Rowe, Odegaard, Pepe, Aubameyang, Saka.

                Subs: Ryan, Okonkwo, Tierney, Gabriel, Lacazette, Willian, Cedric, Chambers, Nelson, Elneny, Nketiah, Martinelli.

                1. DRIZ ✅
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Arteta going all out attack wow

                  1. Arteta
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Attack is the best form of defence.

              • SallySlayer
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Best front 3 on a free hit for TGW35?

                1. F_Ivanovic
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Iheancho, DCL, Vardy

                  1. RamaJama
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    This

                2. WE GO FOR IT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  DCL Iheanacho Vardy

                  1. SallySlayer
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    No love for Kane vs Leeds?

                    1. WE GO FOR IT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 29 days ago

                      Vardy has DGW. You got to live a little

                3. RogDog_jimmy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  DCL, Iheanacho, Lacazette (if fit - if not Cavani (depending on euro team) if not Watkins/Vardy)

              • Garfield1001
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Who are Mendy and Forster owners playing in the double?

              • F_Ivanovic
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                I've posted 3 times now in the past couple of days for advice and not once have I got a reply despite trying to give advice to others! Bit frustrating even though ultimately I'll make my own decision but just wanted some clarity.

                Maybe 4th time lucky?

                Son + Vardy > Bruno + DCL (-4)

                Would leave me with 4 non-playing next week with only 1 FT. Avoiding Bruno for the past 9 weeks has worked wonders but my luck is bound to run out with someone who is still posting the stats.

                1. Scots Gooner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  100% yes. You can't risk no Bruno this week I think.

                  You'll profit from those moves, even with the hit I reckon

                2. RogDog_jimmy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Yeah do that i reckon.

                  Only 4 blanks next week is a pretty good place to start i think.

                  Vardy ain't been that exciting for me (assume you have Nacho already). And the Bruno (c) is such a clear move this week.

                3. MightyGar
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Go for it! Especially if you have Spurs / Leicester cover in your team

                  • Avery
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    Just Vardy to DCL
                    You don’t want to be stuffed up the following week.

                4. Scots Gooner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Is Mendy -> Hendo worth a - 4?

                  I'm tempted by

                  a.) Potentially 3 games vs 2 games

                  b.) Hendo's more favourable fixtures this GW

                  c.) Hendo's more favourable fixtures til end of season (I'm free hitting GW36.)

                  1. DRIZ ✅
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    B

                    1. Belli2007
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 29 days ago

                      Is Hendo nailed on?

                  2. RogDog_jimmy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 months, 29 days ago

                    fh36 is great - i like the reasoning. can't fault the decision if it's well thought through.