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. Rep Poulette
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Azpi or M.Pereira?

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Pereira allll day

  2. Mesh
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Bench 1.
    A. Lingard
    B. Raphinha
    C. Greenwood
    D. DCL

    1. Rep Poulette
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      D

    2. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      A

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      A

  3. Mind över Mata
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Right to bench Lingard here?

    Pickford
    TAA, Digne, Dallas, Digne
    Salah (c), Bruno (vc), Greenwood, Raph
    Bamford, Kane

    Forster; Lingard, Vydra, Ward

    1. Mind över Mata
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Sorry, second Digne is Shaw!

    2. Werner Bros
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I'd maybe play over Raph

    3. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I'd play over Bamford not Raph

    4. Mesh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Probably yeah. I'm considering benching him too (see above).
      Depends if your rival has him or not and if you're defending or chasing.

  4. Werner Bros
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Would appreciate some advice on below moves.

    1FT 0.0ITB

    A: Jota Veltman > Greenwood Strujik (-4)
    B: Jota > Harrison/7.0
    C: Veltman > Alioski
    D: Save FT

    Mendy
    TAA Dallas Holding
    Salah Bruno Lingard Siggy
    Kane Antonio Watkins

    Forster Coady Veltman Jota

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      B

  5. Fit_to_drop
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Who is in nets this week for Saints guys?

  6. Smudger’s Dirty Dozen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Best Jota replacement?
    A Raphina
    B Greenwood
    C Harrison
    D Willock
    E Torres

    1. Rep Poulette
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      DEABC

      1. Aztec Kamara
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        BACDE for me

  7. fcn
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Best keeper for GW37 only , up to 5.1?

    1. Aztec Kamara
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Fab or Meslier maybe? Think I’d go Fabianski.

    2. Zogzeg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Check G-Whizz clean sheet odds tomorrow

  8. Aztec Kamara
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Argh....
    1.
    A: Nacho > Antonio (bench Gundo)
    B: Mount > Greenwood (bench Gundo or Nacho)
    C: Gundo > Raphinha (bench Nacho)

    2. Play...
    A: Stones
    B: Dallas
    C: Coufal

    Leaning towards 1A 2B but thanks in advance for any assistance!

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Agree

    2. Zogzeg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Agreed 1A.
      Chelsea clean sheet likely imo.
      Agreed 2B.
      Dallas is an attacking mid.

  9. Fergiesarmy
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    A) DCL to Cavani
    B) Mahrez to Greenwood
    C) Save the FT for GW 38

    Help needed!

    1. Zogzeg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      All four could score well.
      DCL arguably the only nailed one.
      I think if I had Mahrez I’d keep him.
      So, C.

  10. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    What to do here?

    Martinez
    Shaw Digne Dallas
    Bruno Salah Greenwood Lingard Siggy
    Kane Watkins

    Sanchez Nacho Holding Castagne

    2 FT’s & 0.4m ITB

    A) Martinez Siggy ➡ Ederson Raphinha
    B) Siggy Castagne ➡ Raphinha Robbo
    C) Siggy Watkins ➡ Raphinha Antonio
    D) Siggy Lingard Castagne ➡ Raphinha Son Strujik -4

    1. Mind över Mata
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      A

    2. Zogzeg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Looks like Siggy to Raph is happening.

      I wouldn’t take a hit or transfer a GK (City not so tight at the back now and Martinez gets save points).
      Liv not so tight at the back either and Robbo’s form isn’t great, so C for me.

  11. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Jota > ...
    1) Jack Harrison -- form + differential
    2) Raphinha -- more upside than Jack?
    3) JWP -- set pieces vs. Leeds
    4) Willock -- form + differential
    5) Foden -- Too risky with Pep Roulette?

    fwiw - have Dallas and Mahrez already

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Raphinha

    2. Zogzeg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Fixtures for 1,2 & 4 are outstanding.
      Boom or bust with 5.
      3 looks like steady Eddie.

      Probably 4 for me.

  12. jdogg
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Zaha to greenwood or raphinha?x

    1. Luton_Fan
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Greenwood for this gw

      1. jdogg
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Cheers.x

  13. Luton_Fan
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Put these in order of likeliness to haul assuming they all start

    A. Raph
    B. Harrison
    C. Greenwood
    D. Foden
    E. Asm
    F. Willock
    G. Lingard
    H. Torres

    Tia

    1. aborg
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      C
      D
      A
      H
      F
      B
      G
      E

      1. Luton_Fan
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks lol.

  14. aborg
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Final spot. Shall I play Harrison (already have Raph) or Stones?

    1. Luton_Fan
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Harrison

  15. Ian Davis
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Surely Burnley will revert to type vs Liverpool and fully park the bus. Still captain Salah?

  16. Clintymints
    • 12 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    24 pts up on therival and have mostly the same team except maybe 3/4 players. Captaincy will be a big one this week, but is it too risky to get Greenwood in for Lingard -4??

    Not sure it's worth a hit but it's very tempting I had him for the triple gw and was quite profitable, it's just getting tight at the top!

    1. aborg
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I know what you mean dude. I already own Greewood and Salah and my ML rival does not, so it is easier for me, so I might just captain Salah and still get points from Greewood if he plays good minutes.

      Are your 3 attackers identical?

      1. Clintymints
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Midfield is the same, Defence is probably going to be the same, 3/5 are the same, and the 3 we share are the best options.

        Forwards are me with DCL/Kane and him with Nacho/Kane, so just one more variable there.

        I mean I could risk Greenwood in for a hit, but I'd be selling Lingard who has a decent fixture too

        2ft in the final week and 4 extra points for me could be decent. I mean he goes for Greenwood it will either be for Son or a hit is my guess

        Classic overthinking. I have my rank to thinkg about too.

        On the flipside, if I stay safe, I can use 2ft to block in the final week, or if I'm further ahead, some punts

        1. aborg
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Hmm it gets tricky with all these variables especially when overthinking what your closest rival might do.
          I think he might want to replace Nacho..that is what I would do, for maybe Antonio.

          I think with 24 points ahead you are in a good place as long as you don’t mess up your captain choice and he nails it.

          I am in your opposite situation as I am trailing my ML rival by 31 points and not gonna sleep well tonight with all the moves I should or should not do ! 😉

          1. Clintymints
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Yea I mean he might even forget the deadline, which means Salah cap as per last week, it's tricky, I mean I'm not the one that needs to be taking risks, but he smashed it playing Mitchell the last 2 weeks, so it's closer than it should be!

            I do have Martinez in goals vs both our Son/Kane picks, he does have Dallas, so maybe Meislier in might not be a bad idea but kind of a waste of transfer

            two ft might be more useful to either block/punt in the final week. Just kinda want to punt Greenwood in, but prob not worth it for a hit

            A punt and a captain pick is your best bet for catching

            1. aborg
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Yes in your case saving a ft for final week might do the job for you.

              What punt would you recommend to me if you were chasing?

              1. Clintymints
                • 12 Years
                2 months, 17 days ago

                Depends on your teams, a Leeds def/mf could be good, Willock for super punts

                hard call though so unpredictable!

  17. Werner Bros
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Jota >

    A: Raph
    B: Harrison

    1. Ch0udini
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Harrison, on set pieces and Raphinha still recovering

    2. Ch0udini
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Bruno, DCL -> Greenwood, Kane (-4) worth a punt?

        Chasing in my ML, and those would be the differentials (unless my rival things alike :D).

      • Tinkermania
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        If you had TC now, would you play it in midweek or weekend and on whom please?

        1. Big Hands Barry
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Salah next week

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Yeh or this if u trust liverpool at home

        2. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          This gw. Bruno

        3. wulfrunian
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Kane now

      • wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Start one please.
        a)Zaha
        b)Siggy

      • It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        How about a Mo and Mané double up for GW 38? Liverpool are finding their old winning ways, ECL to play for and it went pretty well last time they played Palace.

        1. George Agdgdgwngo
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          This is the same Liverpool which relied on a gk header in injury time against one of the worst teams in the league?

          1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            It is. The team that scored 4 vs Man Utd the game prior to that.

          2. Tinkermania
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 17 days ago

            ..you got 3 Liverpool yourself George!

        2. Tinkermania
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 17 days ago

          I already have both and keeping. I am actually excited by them. Unfortunately don't have UTD cover.

      • FCRS BGD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Hi guys

        James or Willock ?

        Thanks

        1. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Willock

          1. FCRS BGD
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Thanks

      • Dirty_Harry
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Anyone with Mendy/Forster what are you doing?

        Considering Mendy > Meslier but would be for a -4...

        1. Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Mendy will play next 2

      • ScoutHelp
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Which 2 to bench?

          A) Zaha
          B) Iheanacho
          C) Lingard
          D) Coufal
          E) Dallas

          1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            CD

            1. Mind över Mata
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Agreed

          2. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            A, b

        • George Agdgdgwngo
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Which one to start?

          A. Bamford
          B. JWP
          C. Dallas

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            A

        • Ian Davis
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Bamford > Antonio or roll the transfer?

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Roll

        • Mind över Mata
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          GTG gents? Right bench here?

          Pickford
          TAA, Digne, Dallas, Digne
          Salah (c), Bruno (vc), Greenwood, Raph
          Bamford, Kane

          Forster; Lingard, Vydra, Ward

          Cheers

          1. RealSocialDads
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            GTG

            1. Mind över Mata
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Cheers bud

          2. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Would play lingard over digne or bam.

            1. Mind över Mata
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Hmm, interesting call. Maybe over Bam

        • RealSocialDads
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Which wins this GW

          A. Coady (eve)
          B. Shaw (FUL) -4

          1. Mind över Mata
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Probably a draw

        • AutoFill 2021
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          This Kane story going to upset Dpurs performance tomorrow?

          1. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Nah

            1. AutoFill 2021
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              It will probably upset Bale!

              1. Luton_Fan
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 17 days ago

                Better not

          2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            I wouldn’t think so mate, Kane is the ultimate professional and also loves Spurs!!! I think he will be motivated to put on the performance of his life for the fans and the club he loves!!

        • alfast1c
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Can I ask something, never been in this situation.

          Got WC and got 2 chips. BB and TC.

          If I use WC would I be able to play both chips since there is only 2 gws left to play.

          1. RealSocialDads
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Unfortunately you'll have to burn one of the 3 chips

          2. Luton_Fan
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Nope. Can only play 1 per gw. Oops

          3. Werner Bros
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            No, you'll lose one I think

          4. Tinkermania
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Nope. You have wasted one of the chips!

            1. Luton_Fan
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Been there done that when kane got injured in dgw for measly 12 pts on tc.

          5. alfast1c
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            So I have to choose chip or WC...

            1. Tinkermania
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Yes. WC is a cheap as well by the way.

              1. Tinkermania
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 17 days ago

                *chip