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. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Which option? Already have Maguire.

    A. Rashford & Greenwood
    B. Bruno & Greenwood
    C. Bruno & Rashford

    1. Chandler Bing
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Going with C myself

    2. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      B

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

      B for me

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

        But let us see how minutes are managed and see that everyone is fit first.

    4. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      B

    5. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      B for me, cant stretch to Rashford

    6. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Normally it's B, but depends on your situation. I will gamble on A if have to chase some points.

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

      B

    8. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Cheers everyone

  2. Gizzachance
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Thoughts appreciated
    1ft, 0 itb and b boost
    Mendy
    Taa shaw rudiger
    Bruno salah ling son jota
    Kane nacho

    Forster vydra holding holgate
    Thanks

    1. Calculated Risks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Son and vydra to zaha and Watkins bench boost?

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Like this.
        can you do

        Son > Greenwood
        Vydra > Watkins

        or
        Son > JWP?
        Vydra > DCL

        1. Gizzachance
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Thanks
          Once again another move if I want dcl instead of Watkins
          Think Greenwood will be a popular move, no doubt the match tonight will influence this, game time etc
          Good luck

      2. Gizzachance
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Cheers
        Was the moves I was already thinking !
        It prob between zaha an Greenwood, don’t want to have to many out for gw35
        Good luck

  3. Calculated Risks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Martinez
    Rudiger, Shaw, Coady
    Salah, Bruno, Mount, Son
    Ichenacho, Watkins, Kane
    (Lingard, Veltman, Dawson)
    2ft, 0.4 itb
    Thinking of Coady, Son, Kane out for Digne, Mane, DCL for a bit of fun. Would give me 11 doublers/treblers
    Thoughts?

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

      No TAA with all those transfers?

      1. Calculated Risks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Hard to crowbar in, hardly any clean sheets, 1 match v Manu and think Digne could match him is my thinking

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

          Hope that calculated risk works. I am def not sold on Mane though.

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Looks good but I feel TAA is better option than Digne.

    3. MightyGar
        2 months, 20 days ago

        I'm not sure Mane and fun go together, but otherwise it is a strong team

      • Calculated Risks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Sounds like Trent is the one then...will see but he hard for me to get in. Thanks guys 🙂

    4. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Best GK alongside Martinez for BB?

      A) Schmeichel (NEW, mun)
      B) Mendy (mci, ARS)
      C) Guaita (shu, sou)

      Have Rudiger so not sure about a double up on Chelsea but their defence is elite.
      Palace have good fixtures but worst stats for defence and nothing to play for.
      Schmeichel could be up against a rotated United team & NEW which looks promising.

      1. Calculated Risks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Pickford perhaps

        1. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Have Digne mate. I don't trust Everton defence for a double up.

          1. Calculated Risks
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Ah okay. It between Mendy and Kasper for me then. Don't trust palace even with those fixtures

      2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        C

      3. gonzalocampos
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        I went with Guaita and Martinez for my BB.

    5. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Greenwood or Rashford? Im chasing and captaining the chosen one

      1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 20 days ago

        rivals probably captaining Fernandes

        1. Nightcrawler
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Who is that

          1. Nightcrawler
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            The chose chosen one

      2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Greenwood

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

      Ole really wants to get a final, such a strong lineup even after 6-2 win first leg. Makes you wonder most will be benched against one of Avl/lei

      1. Biggsy
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        He's got 5 subs he can use - expect he wants to see out first 45 and will shift a few at HT

    7. Manani
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Zaha or Greenwood?

      1. RECKLESS
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        With Greenwood starting today, u less he hauled off at 60 min better to go with Zaha

      2. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Zaha now. Greenwood definitely won't start 3 games. Maybe won't even start 2 imo

    8. ItOnlyTook9Years
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Son, Fofana and Forster to Rashford, Lindy and Guita (-4) for bench boost?

    9. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Who scores more:

      A) Greenwood vs Villa, Leicester, Liverpool
      B) DCL vs West Ham, Villa, Sheffield

      1. Krafty Werks
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        B

      2. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        B

    10. mr. inconspicuous
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Who to play out of Rudiger and Mitchell?

      1. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Mitchell - I think Rudiger plays vs City but not Arsenal

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

          You think Mitchell will play both?

          1. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 days ago

            I'm gambling that he will - with PVA leaving on a free (Galatasaray currently frontrunner for his signature), great opportunity for Hodgson to take a good look at Mitchell for next season

    11. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Think im set for the coming week barring any injuries. -8

      Martinez*

      Maguire** Digne* TAA* Castagne*

      Lingard Salah*(TC) Bruno** Zaha*

      Vardy* Nacho*

      8 DGWers, 2 TGWers

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

        I like the zaha pick. Palace have some nice games

    12. Arteta
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Drop your predictions:

      Manchester United - Roma
      Arsenal - Villarreal

      1. Salarrivederci
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        1-1
        1-0

      2. Railwayman
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        2-2
        1-1

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

        1-2
        3-1

      4. Krafty Werks
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        3-2
        2-1 Arsenal to qualify in E/T.

      5. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 20 days ago

        2-0
        1-1

      6. MightyGar
          2 months, 20 days ago

          3-1
          2-0

        • RogDog_jimmy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 20 days ago

          1-1
          3-2

        • Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          2-2
          1-1

      7. MoSalalalalalalalalah
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Pulisic to Zaha? Or is there a better change?

        0.0 ITB

        Martinez
        TAA | Rudiger | Castagne
        Salah | Greenwood | Maddison | Pulisic
        Cavani | Kane | Iheanacho

        GK: Forster | Lingard | Veltman | Dallas

        1. RogDog_jimmy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Might just roll that transfer - Pulisic didn't play much in Europe - expect 1,5 games from him.
          And Zaha....well he was carrying an injury...and do you really trust Palace to score all that much?

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

            I have 2 FTs and Zaha playing Sheffield and Southampton. Not sure.

            1. RogDog_jimmy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 20 days ago

              2 fts hmmm...not going to tell you it's a bad idea, you're team is good.

        2. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Nice move. Palace have some nice games coming up.

      8. Railwayman
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        What is wrong with Ole, why does he play his strongest team with a 6-2 win in the first leg???????

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          You need managerial skills to know how to use different combinations.

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

        If Bruno gets injured tonight Ole will look like a complete fool. Just rest him when you finally can man.

        1. #Swish41
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          He seems immune to injury...curse placed!

        2. Nightcrawler
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          More chance of roma making a come back here than itd finishing outside top 4

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

          I'm sorry but this game is infinitely more important than the league. They have a top 4 locked in.
          This is for a European final.

          Playing a full strength team here is a no-brainer. Rest them 2 games next week instead.

          1. Nightcrawler
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Yes especially since utd have had their rest after the postponement

            1. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Exactly

        4. Chandler Bing
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Bruno has only been injured once in his career. He missed just 2 games then.

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

          ^^ This ^^

      10. #Swish41
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        To facilitate another move and give me 11 next week, would you:

        1. Mendy > Pickford (and play Rudiger)

        2. Rudiger > Ward / Masuaku (bench this week)

        Currently on 2 as Mendy seems more secure and I have Man U / Liv / Eve defenders this week so don’t need double Chelsea...

        TIA!

        1. #Swish41
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          For free btw!

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

          I'm doing Alonso > Ward to facilitate Vydra > DCL.
          (And playing Mendy)
          So I'm for option 2.

          1. #Swish41
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            That makes me feel better!

      11. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Who scores more?
        A) Vardy NEW, mun
        B) DCL (-4) whu, avl, SHU

        1. RogDog_jimmy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 20 days ago

          The real question should include whoever replaces Vardy in the next GW. (unless you're building in a blank for him and not replacing)

          For example
          A)Vardy (NEW,mun) + DCL (SHU) -4
          B)DCL (whu,avl, SHU) -4
          C)Vardy (NEW,mun) + Antonio (bha) -4

          1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 days ago

            I have Vardy and thinking of bringing DCL 😀

            1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 20 days ago

              replacing Vardy

      12. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        This United lineup does us absolutely no favors. I have no idea who will play.

        1. Chandler Bing
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Rashford the safest pick now I think

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Thought he was getting over foot injury?

          2. stu92
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 days ago

            For the next game perhaps. Everyone will play roughly the same amount across the 3 matches.

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

            I don't think he's safe at all. Remember that if he plays the first game, he's likely to get rested the 2nd or 3rd. And he's getting over injury.

            The only thing we know is that he'll likely play vs Villa.

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

          my plan of sticking with Bruno and not bringing in anyone else is feeling better - so it did me a favor!

          1. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Brought in Jota for Greenwood yesterday, not so sure now. Still pleased I got rid of Jota though, his "DGW" is a trap

          2. Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Snap

        3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          It's effectively a double for United. Don't see anyone getting three.

        4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Rashford in the driving seat now to start at least 2 games - that’s all you can ask for when they have 4 games in he next 7 days

      13. fplking14
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Coleman or Ward?

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Ward

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

          i'm doing Ward primarily to save money for nacho>antonio next week

      14. Dragon1983
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Playing BB -:

          Mendy, Martinez
          Shaw, Coleman, Digne, Dallas, Phillips
          Bruno, Salah, Lingard, Mount, Jota
          DCL, Bamford, Nacho

          A) G2G and save FT
          B) Mount \ Lingard > Greenwood
          C) Dallas > Maguire - in theory 2 more games but would need -4 next week
          D) Lingard > Zaha and Dallas > Maguire (-4) - in theory 3 more games - would need another -4 to field 11 next week
          E) Mendy > Hendo

          Thanks guys and good luck

        • stu92
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Thoughts on this move? Would give me 6 doubles and 2 triples this week, and then just 4 blanks next week with the plan to shift Iheanacho anyway.

          Martinez (Leno)
          Digne Phillips Rudiger (Coufal Dunk)
          Brun(o) Salah Jota Son Lingard
          Kane Iheanacho (Vydra)

          Leno & Rudiger > Ryan & Maguire

        • Street Friend
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Would you sell Kane or Son for an Everton or Villa player? For -4.

          Current team
          Mendy
          TAA Rudiger Maguire Holgate
          Bruno Salah Jota *Son
          Kane* Nacho

          (Forster Holding Lingard Vydra)

          1. Street Friend
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            **Mitchel bench not Holding

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

            None

        • Messiah Hazard
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Will Martial be fit for the TGW? Wondering whether to do:
          A) Vardy to Cavani/Martial
          B) Maddison to Greenwood

          1. stu92
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 days ago

            B. Vardy will likely outscore Maddison, Greenwood more guaranteed of minutes than other 2.

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

          Anything you'd change here? Probably roll the transfer to deal with BGW.

          Mendy
          TAA Maguire Fofana
          Salah Son Greenwood Bruno (C) Lingard
          Kane Ihenacho

          Subs: Forster, Holding, Dallas, Davis

          1. stu92
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Looks good

        • BobB
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Will Salah play more minutes in two matches than Bruno does in three? Captaincy decision...

          1. PompeyUpNorth!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            I’d say about the same tbh...so I guess it depends on your mini leagues who you choose etc or who you think will score more

        • AC Yew
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          On BB. 1FT 0.5 ITB

          Pickford
          Ward Fofana AWB Keane
          Salah Pereira Siggy Lingard
          Watkins Iheanacho

          Guaita Kane Coufal Son

          What moves would you make. Open to taking necessary hits.

        • Milkman Bruno
            2 months, 20 days ago

            How’s this lot look for a -4?

            Mendy
            Taa, Shaw, Castagne
            Salah, Bruno(c), Greenwood, Jota
            Vardy, Iheanacho, Wood

            Martinez, Mitchell, Lingard, Struijk

          • Silecro
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Which combo you think will score more this gw?

            A) Vardy, Rashford, Patricio
            B) DCL, Bruno, Guaita (-4)

          • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            FH Draft thoughts (Benteke just an enabler)?

            Alisson
            TAA Castagne Maguire
            Salah Bruno Auba Greenwood
            Vardy Iheanacho Benteke

            1. RogDog_jimmy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 20 days ago

              i'm not huge on the leicester attacking double up - or castagne for that matter.

              might go with Robbo over Castagne and Guaita in goals.
              Vardy > DCL.

          • balint84
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Button, Rudiger, Dunk, Andersen to
            Pickford, Lindelof, Ward, Kabak for -8 is ok move?