Captain Sensible

Who is the best FPL captain for Gameweek 37?

Fantasy Premier League managers have a straight shoot-out between three of this season’s best assets for the Gameweek 37 captaincy.

Bruno Fernandes (£11.4m), Mohamed Salah (£12.8m) and Harry Kane (£11.8m) are all in the conversation although any Fantasy managers chasing their mini-league rivals might be looking at differentials too.

Mason Greenwood (£7.2m), as well as Spurs’ midfielders Gareth Bale (£9.2m) and Son Heung-min (£9.7m) are also on the radar in a week with plenty of choice.

As always, the Captain Sensible article is here to help you with this week’s armband decisions. As this includes extensive data from the Fantasy Football Scout Premium Members Area, only those with a valid subscription can access it in full.

CAPTAIN POLL

It comes as little surprise that the aforementioned trio ofFernandes, Salah and Kane dominate this week’s Captain Poll.

Ahead of facing Fulham in front of an Old Trafford crowd, Manchester United’s talismanic midfielder has the slight edge with 33.1% of total votes so far.

Meanwhile, Salah currently sits in second with a decent chance of overtaking Fernandes, with his current backing at 32.0%.

After scoring Spurs’ first goal against Wolves and rewarding his owners with eight points in Blank Gameweek 36, Kane has been voted as the best captain for the upcoming round of fixtures by just over 15.0% of our users.

The only remaining player to have gained more than 5.0% of total votes so far is Greenwood, as he is looking to continue his impressive goalscoring form.

KEY MATCHES 

Manchester United v Fulham

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2,038 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Price changes are still annoying...

  2. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Jeez, anyone else struggling with (C)??

    It's between Salah and Kane for me!

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Salah for me

      1. FCSB
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Currently on Salah, I suppose I’m getting my head turned by a lot of hype on here about Kane having the home fixture

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 10 days ago

          Yeah yeah.. fans.. like an away team have never won a match...

          1. FCSB
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 10 days ago

            Both on the hunt for GB, it’s gonna be a tight one... I’ll likely go with the highest % selected

            Which would be Salah I imagine?!

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Kane and I have no doubts about that (or dont want to think about that)

    3. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      As Villa fan I can't go past Kane C

    4. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Salah 1.44 to score, Kane at 1.8+

    5. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Kane for me. I still don’t think Pool are playing their best and a narrow escape against WBrom doesn’t fill me with confidence.
      Could be Kane’s last home match too so I’m backing him.

  3. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Jota > ...
    1) Jack Harrison
    2) Raphinha
    3) JWP
    4) Willock
    Other?

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Wardy

    3. FCSB
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Greenwood?

      1. jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Too much, unfortunately. Would require a hit.

  4. gellinmagellan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Need to defend my lead in most MLS and improve my OR (currently 10.6k). Scary going without Kane but would need a -8 essentially.

    Mendy Forster
    Coleman TAA Rudiger Holding Shaw
    Salah Jota Son Lingard Bruno
    DCL Bamford Vydra

    1 FT 2.3 ITB

    A) Jota > Raphinha
    B) Rudiger > Dallas (play 4-4-2)
    C) Vydra > Antonio

    Can get mf upto 9.1 for Jota. Any better options worth pursuing?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      You can try Havertz. Raphinha is also fine.

      I prefer C this week

      1. gellinmagellan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Just feel iffy about having both Lingard and Antonio.

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 10 days ago

          Its ok, fixtures are decent, both games should see few goals.

    2. jamesjoseph2770
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      What about doing both A and C for a -4??

  5. Crazy RedDevil
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Play McCarthy or Martinez as GK? Or should I take a hit to bring Mendy as my rival owns him?

    1. gellinmagellan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Martinez

    2. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      I may gamble on McCarthy

  6. b91jh
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Jota to who?

    A) Greenwood
    B) Raphinha
    C) Harrison
    D) ASM
    E) Mount

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      A

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

      I've gone Smith-Rowe!

    3. gellinmagellan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      I'm equally confused. Considering B and E myself

    4. Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      A is the standout imo. I already have him though so considering raph if he is likely to get set pieces back

      1. Dthinger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        I'd be afraid Martial starts in his place.

        1. AMBELLINA PRISE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 10 days ago

          Ole said that Martial won't start this gw

    5. bso
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      1. Raphina 2. Harrison 3. Willock

  7. Dthinger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Start one:
    Zaha
    Iheanacho
    Holding

    TIA

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Probably zaha

      1. Dthinger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        I was afraid that would be the answer

  8. Henning
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Raphinha in for Jota?
    Also 7 points behind in ml, wait with differential cap to last gw?

    Mendy Forster
    TAA Dallas Digne Shaw Holding
    Salah Son Jota JWP Greenwood
    Kane DCL Wood

  9. Bad Kompany
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Raphinha likely to get set pieces back?

  10. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Any update on Alisoki?

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      From what I’ve seen he is likely to play. Sounds like he won’t face any suspension or anything of that sort

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Nice, thanks!

  11. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Mendy
    TAA Robbo Shaw
    Salah Mahrez Lingz Foden
    Kane(C) DCL Bamford

    ESR Targett Masuaku

    1 FT 1.2 ITB

    Save?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Yep

    2. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Nice. City boys are a great differential this GW!

  12. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    GTG? Questioning Iheanacho on the bench, mostly.

    Forster
    Shaw, TAA, Coufal, Dallas
    Mahrez, Salah(c), Lingard, Raphinha, Bruno
    Kane
    (Sanchez; Iheanacho, Holding, Vydra)

  13. Johan Queef
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Help pls.

    Who to start?
    A) Iheanacho (che)
    B) Antonio -4 (wba)

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B. Better for the following gw as well

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B

  14. sergioaguero67
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Best goal keeper to finish the season off?

    My defence - Keane Dallas TAA Coufal Targett

    Leaning towards Ederson but unsure of his starts and City's current defensive form given they might rest key defenders.
    And Newcastle's defence seems dicey.
    Please help

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Mendy with a backup should do the job

      1. sergioaguero67
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Thank you

  15. Newsman70
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    80 points ahead in my mini league. 2nd team has Meisler Dallas Rudiger Bruno Greenwood Antonio Vydra Ralphina.

    I have Martinez Castagne Shaw Son Zaha Benteke DCL

    Thinking of a 8pt hit with Bruno Ralphina and Dallas in for Son Castagne and Zaha. Will block 3 of his differences.

    What would you do?

    1. Mike2795647
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Zaha and Castagne for Raph and Dallas for -4, It’s a risk not having Bruno but don’t think he will start final game and Son is good differential to have

    2. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Don’t take out Son before AVL!

    3. Wee Jinky
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      80 points up no need to take risks. Just swap out Castagne for Dallas and keep Son and Zaha. Simples!

      1. Newsman70
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks I just think my closest rival will C Bruno and with this big a lead isn't it better to block major differences? In case Bruno scores 20. Zaha so up and down. Leeds so attacking.

    4. Riverside Red
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Relax

      1. Newsman70
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        True. I just like the tactic of blocking opponents major differences. With an 80 point lead that should be a sound strategy if I am just going for mini league wins?

        1. Wee Jinky
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 10 days ago

          An 80 point lead is much more secure than a 72 point lead

  16. sergioaguero67
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Bench two:

    TAA
    Keane
    Coufal
    Dallas
    Targett

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Keane, targett

      1. sergioaguero67
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Thank you
        Just worried about Keane banging a header behind the net

    2. HODGE
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Coufal Targett

      1. sergioaguero67
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Thank you

  17. bso
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Past 6 week SOU have scored. What are LEE chances of a CS?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Low chance imo

    2. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Ings will score

    3. bso
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      I thought so too. Will not waste a 4ph to bring in Dallas or Meslier.
      Will go with Godfrey, Shaw and TAA (Holding on bench)
      Thinking to bring in Harrison or Raphina. Guy ahead of me in ML has Raphina. Who would you go with? Feel Raphina to be the better player and is rested.

  18. Shake n Bake
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Who to start?

    A) Zaha (ARS)

    B) Siggy (WOL)

    1. HARLEY
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      A

  19. HARLEY
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Raphinha or Harrison?

    Plan is to replace with El Ghazi.

  20. sergioaguero67
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Ederson nailed for the final 2 games?
    Please help

      1. sergioaguero67
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Oh thanks!

  21. ILOVEBAPS
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Best option here?

    A. DCL / Jota > Kane(c) / Harrison -4
    B. Nacho / Jota / Rüdiger > Kane / Willock / Michell -8
    C. Forget Kane and do Jota > Spurs Mid

    1. Ragabolly
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      A

      1. ILOVEBAPS
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks Ragabolly. Prefer to lose Nacho over DCL but it means one less hit so I guess it is better. Provided DCL doesn’t haul! 😉

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

      A could work, but you don’t have Salah or Bruno?

      1. ILOVEBAPS
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        I do have both but I think Kane hauls this GW.

    3. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      A.
      Imagine Nacho will be key if Leicester do end up getting favourable results in the last 2 games.

  22. WE GO FOR IT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Keep Zaha/Mahrez?

    1. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Definitely keep Mahrez. Zaha... meh

      1. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Was inclined towards that but I'm afraid of another no show while Zaha is sure to start. Also, Zaha plays a weaker defense.

        1. ILOVEBAPS
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 10 days ago

          Don’t really see any good reason Pep could have to bench Mahrez this GW. Or any of his CL side tbh.
          They need some game time and rhythm.

          1. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 10 days ago

            Yeah. That's the only reason I'm debatign this. But with Pep, you can't say anything.

            The other option would be to take an additional hit to sell both (and get both the Leeds midfielders instwad of picking one) and get Mane instead of Bale.

            1. ILOVEBAPS
              • 9 Years
              4 months, 10 days ago

              Nah I don’t like those trades.
              Mahrez is in great form and plays for the best side who generally score more goals than any other side. No one would be surprised if he hails this GW! And therefor he is a great differential.

              Mané I don’t think is any more likely to outscore Bale. And I’d just go Raphinha over Harrison if you felt you MUST have one.

              1. WE GO FOR IT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Cheers! 🙂

  23. PLerix
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Bench one:
    A) Ward-Prowse (LEE)
    B) Watkins (tot)
    C) Lingard (wba)

    1. Steiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B

    2. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      A

    3. Cheeseoid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Watkins

    4. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B

    5. vincentwsho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      I am benching A

    6. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Have all 3; benching A but did think about Watkins

  24. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    No matter how hard I try to convince myself for picking Chelsea mids, it just doesnt work 😀

    Even Neves and Fornals feels more exciting!

    1. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      The game vs Leicester is bound to be cagey. Chelsea will want to win but at the same time don't want to lose either. Same for Leicester. They'll fancy to get something at home on the last day, with fans. Can see a 0-0/1-1.

      I quite like Benrahma instead of Fornals for their last 2 games. The goal would've given him confidence.

  25. sergioaguero67
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    My team

    Ederson
    TAA Keane Dallas
    Salah(c) Greenwood Pereira Raphina Son
    Kane(vc) Antonio

    Bench: Martinez Coufal Watkins Targett

    I wish to get Coufal in the starting 11
    But at the cost of whom?

    Please help

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      Maybe Keane, maybe Raphinha

  26. Sid07
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Start 3 from
    1) lingard
    2) Bamford
    3) Watkins
    4) coufal
    5) holding

    1. George James
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      2
      3
      4

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      1, 2, 4

    3. LLoris
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      1 2 4

  27. George James
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Bench one

    A) Bamford
    B) Lingard

    Cap one

    1) Kane
    2) Greenwood
    3) Salah

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B

      1. George James
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 10 days ago

        Cap?

    2. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B1

    3. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B1

  28. LLoris
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Start 1
    A) Fofana
    B) El Ghazi
    C) Coady
    D) Vydra

    1. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B

  29. gellinmagellan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    Get in

    A) Antonio for Vydra (have Lingard)
    B) Raphinha for Jota (have Bamford)

    1. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B. Or Harrison/Willock if you want a more punt differential.

  30. HARLEY
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 10 days ago

    El Ghazi to?

    a) Willock
    b) Raphinha
    c) Harrison

    1. LLoris
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      b

    2. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      B. Though all three are good shouts

    3. S3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 10 days ago

      C