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. ELMEO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Play 1:

    A. Iheanacho
    B. Holding
    C. Rudiger
    D. Lingard

    Cheers

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      D

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      D

      1. ELMEO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        thanks both

  2. Hitthewall
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Which option???

      A) Play Zaha and save FT
      B) Zaha -> Greenwood (bench Jota rest of the season)

      1. Gizzachance
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        A save trans for final gw, Greenwood may only get 1 game due to euro final

    • Gizzachance
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Thoughts appreciated 1ft
      A bench jota, play Kane bamford ineacho

      B jota to raphina, bench
      1 bam, 2 nacho
      Thanks

      1. Big Hands Barry
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        B2

        1. Gizzachance
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Thanks, my thinking so far

    • Subzero (-4)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      In no way trying to create any rumours but just getting a check if we think Greenwood is a starter this week? Seen nothing to suggest otherwise but can any Utd fans shed any info before I pull the trigger?

      Thanks all

      1. Would Ed Woodward
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I think Cavani will start so it'd mean one of McTom, Fred or Pogba will need to be benched.

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Jota and Castagne dropping and Greenwood rising, want to do Jota Castagne to Greenwood Dallas, should I pull the trigger?

      1. Big Hands Barry
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Y

      2. Subzero (-4)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Looks good mate. Is Greenwood starting you reckon?

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Hope so, United want to win at home v Fulham to secure 2nd so they can rest players v Wolves

          1. Subzero (-4)
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I hope so too mate. I’m about to hit the transfer button as well. You gonna captain him or is that one step to far 😉

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              One step too far for me! Kane and Salah looked nailed on for at least a goal each!

              1. Subzero (-4)
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Ha ha. Same like. I’m going salah. If Liverpool score he is very likely involved. His creativity has massively improved

                1. Super Saints
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Good luck, Kane for me I think based on last few performances

            2. HellasLEAF
              • 12 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Am contemplating same thing. Captaining would be a stretch but if we believe he will deliver then why not? I think he gets 1 goal minimum.

    • Hitthewall
        2 months, 18 days ago

        DCL + Jota -> Antonio + Greenwood worth a hit?

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Wouldn't sell DCL ahead of Wolves.

        2. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Thinking same but watkins instead of dcl

      • Dele
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        1FT, Mane >> Bruno?

        Yay or nay?

        1. Jeremy Corbyn
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Nah

      • In a Rush
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Which 1 to bench please?

        A. Dcl
        B. Dallas
        C. Digne
        D. Zaha
        E. Lingard

        1. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Digne imo

          1. In a Rush
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Cheers,That’s who I’m on at the moment.Feels like a tough one this week.

        2. waldo666
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          D

        3. wulfrunian
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          d

          1. In a Rush
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Cheers both I switched from zaha to digne earlier.

            1. wulfrunian
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Zaha is a weird player.He could score 2 goals vs Arsenal but the logic thing is to get booked and get 1 point.

        4. _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          C

        5. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          E

      • Mind över Mata
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Jota to Harrison or Raph

        Can’t decide

        1. wulfrunian
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Harrison for me.

        2. waldo666
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Raph

      • Tross007
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Best forward up to 6.2m?

        A. Nacho
        B. Rodrigo
        C. Joelinton

        1. Tross007
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          D. Benteke

        2. In a Rush
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Joelinton punt for me

      • wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Any love for Pogba?

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Not ruthless enough from an FPL point scoring perspective

        2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          He’s in my team since GW 32 for various reasons he’s still there. No love.

      • Luton_Fan
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Watkins to antonio -4 or play digne. I know what you are going to say lol

        1. No Professionals
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Play Digne

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            That seems too safe. Antonio more likely to haul.

            1. No Professionals
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Sounds like you already know the answer then

      • DV8R
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Thinking of saving FT this week, good to go?

        Pickford
        TAA, Shaw, Dallas
        Salah, Bruno, Son, Lingard
        Kane, Benteke, Bamford

        Forster, Holding, El Ghazi, Ward

        0.0m itb

        1. waldo666
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          GTG

      • timawflowers
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        pts prediction
        a - greenwood
        b - bruno

        1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          15
          2

        2. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          8
          14

      • ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Play Dallas or Rudiger? already have Mendy

        1. waldo666
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Dallas

        2. Gizzachance
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Dallas

      • It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Leeds defending last 6 GWs is pretty remarkable. Only 3 goals conceded and they’ve played Spurs, Man Utd and Liverpool during that time.

        Triple Leeds defence for the run in? 😆

      • waldo666
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Looking to play BB this week and would love some feedback on the below.

        1 FT and 1.4 ITB.

        Martinez
        TAA Dallas Shaw
        Bruno Salah Son Lingard Raphinha
        Bamford Antonio

        (Johnstone Watkins Coufal Holding)

        A) Watkins to DCL/Adams
        B) Johnstone to 5.9
        C) Something else
        D) Save FT and play as is.

        1. ZAMUNDA
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          D

          1. waldo666
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Cheers.

      • djaddy
          2 months, 18 days ago

          What would be preferable:

          A Play Nacho
          B Nacho>Antonio(-4)

          Thanks

          1. Shteve
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            A

        • Gentle_Turks
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Over last two weeks have turned a 46 point deficit into a 20 point lead in ML. 1FT, 0.2itb. Suggestions to hold lead? Jota to Raphina and bench Nacho? Jota to Raphina & Fofano to Dallas (-4) to block rival's Dallas? Nacho to Antonio?

          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)

          1. aborg
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Bring in Dallas and get rid of Lingard (he is playing deep lately) for Raphinha or Harrison. Bench Jota for this GW and transfer him out in GW38.

            Just my opinion. I am trailing my rival by 30 points and he does not have Salah or Greenwood, where I have, so the choice for captaincy is rather easy for me. Greenwood is so tempting to captain though and could be such a rewarding differential, just his minutes worry me.

        • Shteve
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Start one
          A. Nat Philips
          B. Rudiger
          C. Holding

          Already starting TAA

          1. djaddy
              2 months, 17 days ago

              I'd start Holding, but have always been averse to starting two defenders from the same team. Always been burned when I have (Yes, Digne and Pickford v Sheffield United most recently!)

          2. 03farmboy
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Raph or Harrison?

            1. ZAMUNDA
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Raph

            2. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              That’s what I am struggling to decide- think Raphinha just

            3. Gizzachance
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Raph for me

            4. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Raph

          3. The Mighty Whites
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            On bench boost...

            A - Start Guaita and hope he plays
            B - Make a -4 to bring another keeper in

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              A

            2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              A

            3. ZAMUNDA
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              A

            4. Gizzachance
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              A

          4. Gizzachance
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Antonio in for
            A bamford
            B nacho
            Cheers

            1. ZAMUNDA
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              B

              1. Gizzachance
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Cheers

            2. Shteve
              • 12 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              B

              1. Gizzachance
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Thanks

            3. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              B

              1. Gizzachance
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Looks like b, nacho tricky fixtures, cheers

            4. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              A

          5. aborg
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Anyone having both Raphinha and Harrison? Think it's a good idea?

            I already have Raphinha and thinking to swap out Jota for Harrison now....I think Leeds will keep going all out attack till the final second of GW38 !

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Think great differential move given fixtures particularly if chasing- Willock also worth considering

              1. aborg
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Yes i'm chasing 31 points. I don't have Bamford though, while my ML rival has him.

                He currently also does not own Salah and Greenwood, whereas I do, but not sure if I will go extra differential by going for Greewood as my captain...he has been so sharp lately.

                1. dunas_dog
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  If there is early team news that Greenwood starts could be good option but Salah probably safer particularly as he does not own and good Greenwood points still a differential

                  1. aborg
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    Yes, I guess you are right there. I just have to keep an eye on my other rival in the meantime as he is just a point away and has so many simlar players as I do, including Salah and Greenwood 🙂 Not easy situation !

          6. Lethargio Alcantara
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            any news about Guaita?

          7. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            1FT. 0.8m ITB. Best move here?

            A. Watkins -> Antonio
            B. Jota -> Raph (Bench Watkins)

            Mendy
            TAA Digne Dallas
            Salah Son Lingard Greenwood
            Kane Watkins DCL

            Forster Jota Holding Veltman

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              B

            2. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              B

            3. _Ninja_
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Cheers both

          8. bso
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Play Godfrey or Holding?

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Godfrey

            2. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              G

          9. Hazz
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Who on Earth do I bench here?

            Sanchez
            TAA / Shaw / Digne / Dallas
            Salah / Bale / Greenwood / Lingard
            Kane / Antonio

            Martinez // DCL / Holding / Jota*

            Who to bench from:
            A) Martinez / Sanchez
            B) DCL / Digne / Dallas / Lingard

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Sanchez Lingard

              1. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                This

            2. wulfrunian
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Sanchez Dallas

          10. No Professionals
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Torn

            Martinez
            TAA Digne Shaw Dallas
            Salah Bale Lingard JWP
            Kane Watkins

            Areola Iheanacho Dunk Jota
            1ft 0.2m

            A) Watkins to Antonio
            B) Jota to Raphinha
            C) both (-4)

            Both allows digne to Robertson on last day which I like.

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              B

          11. Tinkermania
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Son ➡ Rashford for free? That will be my only UTD cover.

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Would rather greenwood

              1. Tinkermania
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Ah! Nice thought. Thanks.

              2. dunas_dog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                This