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.

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Manchester United v Fulham

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

    Raphina or Harrison?

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Harrison for me as differential.

    2. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      50/50. I'd go Raphinha as he is a better player

    3. Jeremy Corbyn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Harrison, Raph didn't look great and is coming back from injury

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

      Raph.

  2. JJeyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Expected top 10k EO for -

    Salah ?
    Kane ?

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      150%
      110%

      1. JJeyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        that would mean about 30% cap Kane and 50% Salah

        1. Jeremy Corbyn
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          No it wouldn't

          1. JJeyy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            Yup it would, 80% own Kane, 95% Salah which will probably increase

    2. Jeremy Corbyn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Bruno mass captained I reckon

      1. JJeyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Only 57% owned as of this week, so I think Salah will be most capped

  3. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Worth getting Dallas for -4?

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Depends who for but probably not

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Would be for Targett. But many I can get away with Dias, Stones, TAA this week and bring Dallas in next week

  4. tom_p77
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Any moves here or roll (1FT, 0.4ITB):

    Mendy
    TAA ~ Shaw ~ Dallas
    Salah(C) ~ Siggy ~ Lingz ~ Greenwood
    Kane ~ DCL ~ Bamford

    Forster, Rudi, Coady, Jota*

  5. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Should I do Martinez to Dubravka/Fabianski for the last 2 gws for a hit?

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      No

    2. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Absolutely not.

  6. AzzaroMax99
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    With Salah and TAA in my squad, is there any reason not to get Firmino as 3rd? Can't get Mane :/

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Leave Bobby alone.

    2. Art Vandelay
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I am going to give a firm no to Firmino.

  7. Knock Down Your Aerial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Reckon Dias gets a start against Brighton?

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Possible.

      Think the local sports paper says so too.

      1. Knock Down Your Aerial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Thats good to hear. I fancy him over Nat Phillips this week as my final defender.

        1. Knock Down Your Aerial
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Thanks for this, im feeling a lot more confident on Dias and get to roll a transfer for final GW now.

  8. NATSTER
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Liverpool are 2nd favourite on CS probability at 48% and Leeds are down below at only 25% against the saints.

    Would you start Phillips for CS or Dallas for, probably, attacking point?

    1. Jeremy Corbyn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I wouldn't bench Dallas

    2. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Dallas all day long. Could very easily score.

      Liverpool are poor defensively as well and Phillips’ ceiling is only 6 points

    3. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Play dallas

    4. NATSTER
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Quite clear here. Thank you.

  9. Vovhund
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    What do we know about Southampton GK situation?

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I think the gaffer said he would rotate until end of season.

  10. The Big Fella
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Debating Son out for Greenwood or City mid - I've got Kane & Bale too. Yay or nay?

    1. Croaker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Yes

    2. PompeyUpNorth!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I’ve convinced myself Son will do well seen as Cash is out for Villa and they’re leaking goals so no

      1. The Big Fella
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Yeah I think there will be goals too but from the last few matches I think it may be Kane or Bale to get the points.......

        1. PompeyUpNorth!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Oooh. I might do Son to Bale n Captain then? I need a differential

          1. The Big Fella
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            As I'm not sure what to do myself, I can't advise but Bale is a bully & the last two looking promising for goals & the stats are good...........

  11. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Is Ings likely to play both games? Is he worth a punt vs ropey Leeds and West Ham defences?

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Could be a decent differential

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

      Since when are Leeds ropey in defence? You’re half a season out of date!

      1. Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        This!

        Dirk fan?

  12. fajmonkey
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    I am only 4pts behind in a paid ml

    Martinez
    Digne taa castagne philips
    Salah lingard Bruno greenwood
    Kane Watkins

    Nacho esr veltman

    For a 4 point hit.

    (Taa greenwood and esr in)

    Worth it? Need to do tonight as 0.0 in bank

    1. fajmonkey
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Rival has taa salah Bruno kane and will be transferring Jota out so likly greenwood if has funds, raphinha if not.

    2. PompeyUpNorth!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I’d say so yes

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Guess so depending on who is transferred out.

      1. fajmonkey
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Jota maguire and jwp

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

      You don't need to do differentials or hits - just make the decision you think is best for this week. Even similar teams will likely have >4 points variance

  13. Fernando Torres
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Dubravka or Meslier?

    1. PompeyUpNorth!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Meisler

    2. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Ilan.

  14. PompeyUpNorth!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Can anyone help please?
    Marti (Areola)

    Dallas Shaw Digne Trent (Veltman)

    Salah C Son Lingard Raph

    Kane DCL (Watkins)
    I’m 5th in ML.. close to 3/4 who both have Bruno but top 2 don’t have Bruno (50 gap so given up on 1/2). Do I
    A. Watkins n Son to Bruno (C) Vydra
    B. save transfer n roll into final week as Son likely to do well enough v Bruno and saves a -4. I’m thinking B.
    Cheers!

    1. Killitzer
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Similar position and debating bring in Bruno. Problem is that if you all have then you will struggle to catch them. Could go for a differential punt?

      1. PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        And plus I’m not sure Bruno will play next week tbh so Son over 2 games is better. I could go for differential tho I guess but recently they’ve not worked out

  15. Voodoo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Rival is 9 points ahead and has Dallas and I don’t.

    Would you:
    A) get Dallas anyway as he’s bound to do well.
    B) go for someone different like Tierney..

    Ps. Overall there are 8-9 different players in our teams, a few of those being bench players…

    1. Killitzer
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I’m not so sure that Southampton will be a pushover. Other than their loss to Liverpool they’ve been much better than before.

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Yeah everyone here seems to think they will get spanked lol

    2. Croaker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Go for the one you think will score the most. For me that’s Dallas.

  16. Killitzer
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Help!

    Have a potential non playing GK and a dilemma over bringing in Bruno.

    Forster Giuita
    TTA Phillips Shaw Digne Dallas
    Salah Son JWP Zaha Greenford
    Bamford DCL Nacho

    To add to the mix the ML leader has a very similar team with Bruno (no Son).

    Options
    1. Son ➡️ Bruno
    2. Zaha + Nacho ➡️ Bruno + Benteke (max £5.6m)
    3. Zaha + Nacha ➡️ Kane + Willcock (max £5.2m)

    My brain hurts. Any advice would be much appreciated!

    1. Voodoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Is rival ahead by much? I like the look of 3.

      1. Killitzer
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        14 points in it. He won’t have Son or Kane. Could be a good differential but not if Bruno scores!

        1. Voodoo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          You’re covering that somewhat with Bruno so just go for it.

  17. Vovhund
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Why is everybody so certain of Greenwood to start?

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Or Bruno?

    2. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Just got his rest. Why wouldn't he?

    3. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      He's not certain to start. Rested against Liverpool so that works in his favour though

    4. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I personally think he’ll start both league games but be benched for the EL final.

      1. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Benched for Pogba in the final?

        1. Knock Down Your Aerial
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Pogba LW, Rashford RW.

          1. Super Saints
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            Surely he doesn't start McTom?

            Fred Pogba
            Rash Bruno Greenwood
            Cavani

            1. Knock Down Your Aerial
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 months, 3 days ago

              I think he does mate. Been solid in that position of late.

  18. MGD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Schmeicel
    Cancelo - AWB - Phillips - Dallas
    Fernandes - Salah - Bale
    DCL - Bamford - Antonio

    Forster- ESR - Konsa - Jota*

    1 FT | 2,3 ITB

    Thinking of doing this:

    GW37 - Jota -> Raphina
    GW38 - Bale/Fernandes -> Mane

    Thoughts? 🙂

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Nice

  19. Wild Guus Chase
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Not a great surprise to hear Kane wanting to leave. He's at the right age, arguably at his peak, and at a club at a crossroads

    1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Would be even more prolific at city

      1. Wild Guus Chase
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Would Pep style suit him? I guess the system is adaptable

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Would he go to Chelsea?

      1. Wild Guus Chase
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Possibly

      2. Art Vandelay
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I would be shocked if he ended up there.

    3. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      He prob won’t leave tbf but there will be big changes for Spurs this summer

  20. COYR
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Play one:

    A) Coleman
    B) Coufal
    C) Rudiger

    1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Coleman

      1. COYR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers

  21. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Season has fallen apart, need 40pts to win money league now. Would you do

    Anguissa to Greenwood -4 and bench Nacho?

    1. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      You need to captain a differential

      1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Just don't know who!

        1. Qaiss
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Bale, Aubameyang are interesting imo.

    2. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Finding a way to bring in Bale and captaining could be the differential you need

    3. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Greenwood for captain.

    4. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Cheers all

  22. Cookie Kid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Wondering whether to bring in Bruno or Greenwood, and it comes down to this:

    A) Greenwood and Son
    B) Bruno and Holding

    1. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      A by some distance

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

      A - probably Greenwood & Bruno get similar minutes and he's on better form anyway

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

      For me mate that is A all day long. Surely the two of them out score Bruno. Stranger things have happened of course but that looks like a straight forward call

    4. Cookie Kid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Thanks guys. Couldn’t decide but then typing it out it then felt obvious 🙂

      Ah another week being scared of Bruno ahead 🙂

      1. Royal5
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        2 goals in his last 8. Not in his best form. I fancy Son against Villa.

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

      A looks stronger

  23. seanie3
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Best option for last two games

    A) Foden
    B) mahrez

    1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      B

    2. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Neither?

      1. seanie3
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Why neither?

  24. AutoFill 2021
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    De Gea
    WB Lind Baily Shaw
    Fred. McT
    Green. Fern. Rash
    Cavani

    Or does Greenwood get the Start ahead of Cavani as he played 90 against Liverpool with Pogba on the left.

  25. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    I’m 24 points off of tip of my mini league.

    He’ll be captaining Salah.

    Neither of us own Bruno.

    I’d love to hear how you would all play this gameweek in my shoes......

    1) Stick with salah captain and hope the rest of my team out scores his and take it to the final week.
    2) Captain a differential such as Antonio or Greenwood. He owns Greenwood, but doesn’t own Antonio.
    3) Captain Bale.

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      2/3 would feel more confident on 3.

      1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        So you think captaining salah is realistically a no go if I want to win the league?

        1. Knock Down Your Aerial
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Yep. Kane an option for the armband? Im in a similar position to you and going him.

          1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            I don’t own Kane.

            Own Cavani, DCL, Antonio and don’t want to take a hit to buy Kane....

    2. Gentle_Turks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      If he doesn't have Bale then captaining him could work, then pray Salah stays quiet.

      Please help below, thanks.

      1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Hmmmm

  26. Gentle_Turks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Looking for suggestions to maintain my 20 point lead in ML. 1FT, 0.2itb. Jota to Raphina and bench Nacho? Jota to Raphina to Fofano to Dallas (-4) to block rival's Dallas?

    My team:
    Mendy
    TAA Shaw Holding
    Greenwood Lingard Bruno Mo
    Kane DCL Nacho
    (Ward Fofana Jota)

    Rival's team:
    Meslier
    Philips Shaw Dallas
    Son Mo Lingard Traore (Wolves)
    Kane DCL Nacho
    (Holding Coady Jota)

  27. yosim
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Need a keeper for BB, thinking Mendy but noticed he didn't play last week v Arsenal, also thinking Pickford, so

    A) Mendy
    B) Pickford
    C) Dubravka
    D) Leno
    E) someone else
    ??

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      He will play.

      1. yosim
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 3 days ago

        thanks

  28. Henryyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    What would you do here?

    A Play JWP (LEE) (Save FT)
    B Jota -> Raph

    Cheers

  29. Alcapaul
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Worth a hit to do Martinez to Ederson?

    1. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Can't imagine.

  30. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Selling Leno for Henderson for the triple game week may well be the second worst transfer of my season behind selling Son for game week 2