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. paulfantham
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Martinez and Jota > Pickford and Greenwood? 2FT’s. would leave me playing Pickford this week and Areola next

    1. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Leno instead of Pickford? Everton defence is..

      1. paulfantham
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Can’t afford Leno

    2. son of city
        2 months, 19 days ago

        How does johnstone sound?

        1. paulfantham
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Like a kick in the balls?

          1. son of city
              2 months, 19 days ago

              He's at home.......

            • son of city
                2 months, 19 days ago

                I will remember this name the entire gw 37.

        2. Lignja
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Coleman to Taa worth -4?

          1. Royal5
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Everton are decent at the back. Another player maybe?

        3. son of city
            2 months, 19 days ago

            SAINTS let me see your team please.

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Haha, I am doing Castagne and Jota to Dallas and Greenwood to block rival.

              Henderson
              TAA Dallas Shaw
              Salah(C) Son Greenwood Lingard Pereira
              Kane(VC) DCL
              Lloris Nacho Coufal Ward

          • Blue Moon Rising
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Ederson Foster

            Rudiger Fofana Dallas Philips Keane

            Salah Bruno Jota (!) Son Greenwood

            Kane Vydra Nacho

            2.5 in the bank 1FT

            Son and Jota to Bruno (C) and Raphinia (-4)

            1. Royal5
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Son out is very risky vs Villa at home imo

              1. Blue Moon Rising
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                I know, chasing the Bruno captain points

            2. son of city
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Looks decent

            3. Louis99
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Surely Pep doesn't want match sharpness to go out the window before the final? Surely....

            4. FPLMACKEM
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Team for GW37

              Mendy
              TAA, Shaw, Holding
              Salah, greenwood, Bruno (c), lingard, Jota
              Kane, Iheanacho

              Forster, Rudiger, Coady, David

              1ft £1m itb

              A Jota > Raphina
              B Jota > Saint maximum
              C Jota + Davis > Raphina + Antonio -4
              D Jota + Davis > Saint maximum + Antonio -4

              Any other suggestions?

              1. Mike2795647
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                A

            5. Royal5
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Just noticed Mane's price is 11.7. Costs more than Bruno and has 100 less points. Massively over priced this season.

              1. son of city
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  They forgot to look into it.

                • SuperG
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  100 fewer

                  1. Royal5
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Ty

              2. pablo discobar
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Surprised no Greenwood on the scout picks. Was planning on a -8 to get him! Maybe I shouldn't!

                1. Royal5
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  Acout picks have been abysmal for a good while. Don't overthink.

                  1. Royal5
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Scout*

              3. Better Call Raul
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Best mid up to 7.6m for GW37 only?

                Already have Lingard and Greenwood

                1. son of city
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Raph

                2. ManUtdFan977
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  raphina or willock or saint maximan

                  1. ScoutHelp
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Raphinha for me

                    • Ajaxeeding
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      I’m taking a punt on Willock

                    • RamaJama
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Have Raphina and getting Willoch for Jota

                  2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Meslier
                    Digne TAA Dallas
                    Mo Greenwood(c) Lingard Son Pogba(i know)
                    Antonio Kane

                    Bench: Martinez Wood Coady Konsa
                    1 FT, 0.3m ITB

                    A) Pogba > Harrison
                    B) Pogba > Raphinha
                    C) Pogba > Smith Rowe
                    D) Roll FT, even Pogba might score vs FUL

                    1. Neves say Neves
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      D

                    2. ManUtdFan977
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      B

                  3. Subzero (-4)
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Do I need any Utd for this gameweek? Currently don’t have any but thinking over hiding behind the sofa considering it will likely be 2 transfers waisted time get someone in and out hockey cockey considering 38 it’s likely there will be huge rotation.

                    1. El Presidente
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      It's a risk obviously but can pay off because all the main assets will not play in GW38

                    2. Super Saints
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Play the game week, United have an incredible fixture

                      1. Subzero (-4)
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        What you reckon then. Is Bowen and maguire - Greenwood and 4.0 fodder worth the -4? I can only get Bruno or Greenwood in for a hit?

                      2. Subzero (-4)
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Current like up before transfers.

                        Martinez
                        TAA Stones Cresswell Azpi
                        Salah (c) Mane lindgard mahrez
                        Kane bamford

                        Bowen maguire Davies

                  4. ScoutHelp
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Who to bench? Appreciate any thoughts.

                      Meslier
                      TAA, Shaw, Dallas, Coufal, Phillips
                      Salah, Fernandes, Raphinha, Zaha, Lingard
                      Kane, DCL, Iheanacho

                      1. ManUtdFan977
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Iheancho zaha Philips for me

                      2. Super Saints
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Nacho nacho man

                      3. son of city
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Uh-huh, Dallas

                        • TB303
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Lingard or DCL

                        • ScoutHelp
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            That sure clears things up. Thanks though!

                        • Neves say Neves
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Start one
                          A) Zaha (ARS)
                          B) Holding (cry)
                          C) Dawson (wba)

                          1. Royal5
                            • 9 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Zaha probz. That said I'm starting Holding.

                          2. TB303
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Zaha

                        • jason_ni
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Thinking of rolling ft, but have some concerns over the starred players.

                          Martinez*
                          TAA - Dallas - Castagne* ( Lowton- Veltman)
                          Salah - Bruno - Pereira- Son (Jota*)
                          Kane - Antonio - Bamford

                          GTG and save ft?

                          1. Super Saints
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            With Evans out Castagne is a cr*p option especially with those fixtures. I'd be selling Jota and/or Castagne

                          2. Blue Moon Rising
                            • 9 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Surely jota has to go.
                            Greenwood/Leeds asset in?

                        • AzzaroMax99
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Raphina should start vs Saints?

                          1. Super Saints
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            should

                        • House Frey Wedding Planner
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Who to start:

                          A - Rudiger
                          B - Phillips (don't have TAA)

                          1. TB303
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            A

                          2. Super Saints
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            B

                        • G Banger
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Exact change so will need to push the button tonight:

                          Jota + Martinelli => Willock + Greenwood (-4)

                          Good call? 🙂

                          1. A-L
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Yeah that's not bad!

                          2. mrelpea
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Yes

                        • MHG
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          I'm leading my mini league by 34 points
                          My rival has Cancelo, Foden & Gundogan in his squad but I've avoided Man City.
                          Should I get one of these to protect my lead?

                          1. A-L
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Just Foden for me

                            1. MHG
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              thanks

                        • Champions League Varane
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Kane or Salah captain then? And Why?

                          1. Royal5
                            • 9 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Both good options. Liverpool and Saha didn't really look sharp against WBA. Kane unlucky not to score a brace. A shake villa at home gives it to Kane for me.

                            1. Super Saints
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              Surprised you say that Salah didn't look sharp!

                          2. JONALDINHO
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Kane. Looked sharp against Wolves. Fans back at home. Villa missing two first choice defenders and in poor form defensively.

                            1. Super Saints
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              Is Mings still out then?

                          3. A-L
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Most are on Salah, but I'd say Kane because he definitely passed the eye test last game and Liverpool haven't fared well against bottom 6 clubs. Home crowd factor could be massive and Villa have conceded a lot of shots which bodes well for shoot on sight Kane.

                            Call me out for confirmation bias though!

                            1. Champions League Varane
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              I 100% agree with you all, only thing is is that Peacock Farrell is in goal! He concedes loss when he starts.

                          4. A-L
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            I like how everyone who's commented so far is going for Kane and has genuine reasons

                        • JONALDINHO
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Thoughts on what to do?
                          Martinez
                          Trent • Digne • Shaw
                          Salah • Mahrez • Greenwood • Lingard
                          Kane(C) • Bamford • Iheanacho
                          (4.0 / Struijk / Dawson / Jota)

                          A) Martinez to Meslier
                          B) Struijk to Dallas
                          C) Jota to Raphinha
                          D) Save FT

                          If B or C they will start over Iheanacho

                          1. DoubleBeckerBus
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            C - Rafinha - can see Southampton scoring, but fancy him to be involved from an attacking sense

                        • Magic Zico
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Got Dallas and Bamford:
                          A. Jota > Raphinha
                          B. Jota > Willock

                          1. Rep Poulette
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            A

                          2. RamaJama
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Have A and just did B

                            1. Magic Zico
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              Triple LEE as well?

                              1. RamaJama
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                2 months, 19 days ago

                                No, not Dallas, but considering him for -4, too much?

                                1. Magic Zico
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  2 months, 19 days ago

                                  Not really but won't do it with hits - if free go for it

                                  1. RamaJama
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 8 Years
                                    2 months, 19 days ago

                                    Cheers, GL!

                        • ZoumasBloomers
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Start Fofana or Targett? Leicester have more clean sheet motivation, Targett more attacking potential

                        • Garfield1001
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Best replacement for Jota?

                          1. RamaJama
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Raphina, Willoch, Harrison, Greemwood

                        • Garfield1001
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Salah or Fernandes captain?

                          1. AC/DC AFC
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Salah.

                        • Camzy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          I think my decision this week has come down to:

                          Bench 1 of: Dallas, Digne and Lingard.

                          1. RamaJama
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Digne

                            1. Camzy
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              It might not matter because I have Mahrez and Greenwood. But I still want to get it right just in case.

                              1. RamaJama
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                2 months, 19 days ago

                                Defo play Dallas over Digne

                          2. Scots Gooner
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            I'd bench Lingard, think he's passed his purple patch now.

                          3. A-L
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            I have the luxury of a benching headache too - have you thought about rolling FT this week?

                          4. AMBELLINA PRISE
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Strangely enough, I would bench Dallas. Southampton will score and I don't see a goal from Dallas. My two cents at least

                        • FPLMACKEM
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          2 months, 19 days ago

                          Mendy
                          TAA, Shaw, Holding
                          Salah, greenwood, Bruno (c), lingard, Jota
                          Kane, Iheanacho

                          Forster, Rudiger, Coady, David

                          1ft £1m itb

                          A Jota > Raphina
                          B Jota > Saint maximum
                          C Jota + Davis > Raphina + Antonio -4
                          D Jota + Davis > Saint maximum + Antonio -4

                          Any other suggestions?

                          1. RamaJama
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            A

                        • Hitthewall
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Which option??

                            A) Play Zaha and save FT
                            B) Zaha -> Greenwood
                            C) Jota -> Raphinha

                            1. RamaJama
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              B

                            2. TB303
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              C

                          • Mike2795647
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Going 5 midfield this week with Mo, Bruno, Greenwood, Son and Lingard.

                            Kane upfront, who to parter. Do I go Bamford or Watkins?

                          • AC/DC AFC
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 19 days ago

                            Would Kane go to Chelsea?

                            Besides the rivalry I can see the fit.

                            1. Super Saints
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 19 days ago

                              Werner?