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. Babelcopter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    I’m 8pts behind in ml. I think my rival will cap Salah or Bruno. Should I cap Kane? Own both Bruno and Salah also.

    1. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I’d still captain whoever you think will score the most. Who that is, is the million dollar question! My gut says Mo…

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Leaning towards mo. On Greenwood atm

  2. Agamenmon
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Which 1 to bench from?

    1 Raphinha (Sou)
    2 Mahrez (Bha)
    3 St Max (SHU)
    4 Calvert Lewin (WOL)
    5 Ings (LEE)

    1. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Nice problem to have! I have personally, Leeds have really tightened up

      1. #Swish41
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Ings - autocorrect, sorry!

    2. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      2

    3. Agamenmon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Or would you swap 1 for a ft also have

      Salah Son
      Kane

  3. #Swish41
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Morning all! Any clear rationale for captain?

    Salah - form, golden boot, most to play for, away

    Kane - golden boot, likely last home game, fans back, villa on the beach

    Bruno - home, plum fixture, not the best form.

    Currently on Mo…but seems like a coin toss.

    All could easily score the same?

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Seems like Mo, Bruno and Kane in that order. All 3 could score well tbh

      1. #Swish41
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Thanks man, I’m with you!

  4. Redranger
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Play one:

    A) Lingard (WBA)
    B) Alioski (Sou)
    C) Holding (CRY)

    1. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Gotta be Lingz

    2. S3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Lingz

    3. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Lingz for sure right!

    4. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      JLingz

    5. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Lingz

  5. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Morning dzz, best moves here with 1ft and 0.3m itb. pretty confused

    Mendy
    Taa • Digne • Shaw
    Salah • Bruno • Gwood • Lingard • Zaha
    Kane • Nacho

    Sub: Forster Holding Rudi Davis

    A: Zaha + Nacho >> Raphinha + Antonio (-4)
    B: Bruno + Zaha >> Son + Mahrez (-4)
    C: Something else

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      A. Why would you even consider selling Bruno?

      1. #Swish41
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        This. Madness

    2. S3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Not sure you need a hit....enough funds to do you do Nacho to Antonio?...you will need a minimum points of 6/7 to justify the Raphinha move and I dont think he is that explosive.....

      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Unfortunately i am 0.3m short of Nacho >> Antonio.

        I really want to avoid a hit as i am in several cup comps but not sure how.

    3. Steiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Selling Bruno for a hit is madness. I've just sold Son for him for a hit! So definitely A.

    4. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Yes agree everyone, selling Bruno isn't realistic...was just throwing as an option.

  6. Oscar Slater
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Gareth Bale surely the go-to transfer & captain for chasers this GW? Owned by less than one in twenty managers, currently only 0.66% in the captains poll, playing for a team who are preceded only by Manchester City in the home league and up against a team who only better Fulham for PPG since the beginning of March. His price point might make a direct transfer awkward for a lot of people but given his home returns, a 4 point hit might prove to be a shrewd investment.

    1. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      It's either him or Raphinha for me. I have Dallas and Kane both.

      What do you reckon. Still Bale over Raphinha for a hit?

      1. Oscar Slater
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Raphina keeps thing's ticking over nicely but he's only had one double digit return this season. Bale's had three despite having played only a fraction of Raphina's minutes. He's much more explosive so definitely Bale.

        1. Neo-Viper
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Cheers. probably for the fact that there are many goal scorers in that Leeds team. So the points are spread across all of them. isn't the same with Spurs with Kane Son and Bale the only option.

    2. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Yes have him already, but he was a bit underwhelming last match, and ran out of steam in last twenty five minutes. Fans there might liven him up tho!

  7. HellasLEAF
    • 12 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Start Bam or Raph

    1. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Raph

    2. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Raph. but try both

  8. HammersXI
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Nacho ->

    A) Jollienton
    B) Antonio (Have Lingard)
    C) Bamford (Have Dallas)
    D) Save FT and play Benteke / Holding

    1. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      B

      1. HammersXI
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Dont fancy Newcastle? Haven't been extremely impressed with West Ham recently

        1. Cojones of Destiny
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Only their mids interest me ASM, Willock

    2. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      A

  9. timawflowers
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    which one please?
    a - bruno for a hit
    b - greenwood ft

    which capt
    a - salah
    b - kane

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      I have Bruno but I think Greenwood is the better option.

      Captain is on Salah currently

    2. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      BA

    3. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      BA

    4. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      BA

  10. Cojones of Destiny
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Jota to:
    a. Harrison
    b. Raph
    c. M. Pereira

    1. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      A

    2. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      A/B is a coin toss literally.

      I have Periera but intending to get either Harrison or Raphinha in the final GW.

      1. Cojones of Destiny
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        thx Im even thinking going JLings cause my closest rival dont have him thoughts on him?

    3. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Raph

  11. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Who will score more over the remaining 2GWs?

    A) Vardy + Maddison
    B) Kane + (Harrison/Rafinha/Willock) (-8)

    1. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      B with Raph

    2. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Seems like B. But just with the hit

    3. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      gotta be B

    4. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Tough. Very Tough but I would still say B

  12. Daghe Munegu
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Bench one please guys

    A. Raphina
    B. Lingard
    C. Antonio
    D. DCL

    1. #Swish41
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      One of the Hammers

    2. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Close call between DCL and Ling. Probs Ling as you have Antonio but both could haul.

  13. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Leading ML but not by much. Would usually save FT with current team but feel like i need to go a bit differential but increase the lead? Please share your thoughts guys.

    Alisson
    TAA Dallas Mitchell
    Raph Ling/Son Salah Greenwood
    Adams/Son Kane DCL

    Marti Son Coady Struijk

    1. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Anyone?

    2. Geano
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Team looks fine.
        Bigger advantage having 2 transfers next week.

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Very true. Thanks for that

    3. GOATMEAT
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Play

      A) Martinez (against TOT)
      B) Guaita (against ARS)

      ?

    4. b91jh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      No love for ASM here? How did he perform in recent weeks?

      1. HammersXI
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Seems to be passing the eye test but like Raphinha earlier, assisting the assister. Has yet to find the purple patch as compared to Wilock

      2. Neo-Viper
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Willock a better pick. Also on 2nd in line for Pens

    5. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Rashford or Son please all?

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Rash

      2. Cojones of Destiny
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Son any day

    6. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      JWP to Raphinha for a hit?

      Already have Dallas.

      Nacho. Coufal. Castagne to be on the bench then.

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        No

      2. Cojones of Destiny
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        nope

    7. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Current Team: 1 FT, 0.3 itb
      Martinez
      AWB | Dallas | N Phillips
      Salah | Bruno | Greenwood | Lingard
      DCL | Bamford | Kane
      Bench: *Pope* | *Jota* | Mitchell | Konsa

      Which transfer(s) would you suggest?
      1. Martinez to Dubravka
      2. Martinez to Pickford hoping Pope starts GW38.
      3. Jota to Harrison/Raph
      4. Jota to Willock
      5. Save

    8. Fantasy123456
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Greenwood or Raphinha this week?

        1. Cojones of Destiny
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Green but be ware of possible bench start

      • ManUtdFan977
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Bench Dallas or Coleman

        1. Cojones of Destiny
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Cole

      • Chandler Bing
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Has the Villa presser happened? Was looking for Mings update

      • Pomp and Circumstance
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        which of these 4 DFs to bench? (tough!)
        TAA
        Digne
        Dallas
        Shaw

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Digne or Dallas but arguably play all 4

      • as33
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Gundo or Lingard to start?

        1. ManUtdFan977
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Lingard

          1. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            He's so poo lately though

        2. as33
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Or could swap Torres for free

          1. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Interesting

      • Jones Kusi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        What would you do?
        A. Mendy > Meslier and play Holding/Coady
        B. Jota > Greenwood/Raphinha and play Mendy in goal

      • LLoris
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Which is better?
        A) Jota for Greenwood
        B) A+ Robbo in for Fofana (-4)

      • Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        will greenwood start?

        1. Bob.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          He shot

          1. Bob.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            He should*

        2. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Main risk is off early with Mata farewell to fans and Martial minutes so can be useful sub in Euro final. Risk for Bruno and Rashford too with this.

      • Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        51 and 67 ahead in ML we all have Salah and Kane. I have Son TAA Mahrez Foden differentials. Thinking no trade. Do I worry about no Man U? Only 67pts behind has Greenwood barring other trades

        1. bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          No, the others need a minor miracle to catch up that type of lead in 2 GWs, play your own game. Don't worry about who others have.

      • Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        mahrez owners, starting him or sell?

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Feel my bench is ok so might as well start

      • bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        What's your teams value ?

        I've only made one transfer (Raphinha to Lingard in GW31) more than 24 hours before the GW deadline all season. It's obviously effected my team's TV which is currently only 104.6m, I've seen plenty of teams similar to mine with TAA instead of Phillips in them so I assume that I'm somewhere in the region of 3 to 3.5m behind many of you as a result of waiting for the pressers.

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Same strategy, TV is 104.3

          Even after today, I will have to pay 0.1 extra for Antonio, loss 0.1 on Trossard and Jota, cant afford Greenwood now

      • tbos83
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Who to bench out of Watkins, Bam and Mount?

          1. Gun gun
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            i will bench watkins

            1. tbos83
                2 months, 13 days ago

                I'm nervous nervous that with Greals back he might exploit the porous Spurs defence

                1. Kiwivillan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 13 days ago

                  Was rubbish as sub against Palace

                2. Gun gun
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 13 days ago

                  nah. just came back from injury.nothing much he can do afterall is aston villa