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Sky Sports Fantasy Football captains to consider for the final day of the season

Billy Lumsden previews the final day in Sky Sports Fantasy Football, including one pivotal captaincy option.


With leaderboard positions and mini-league places still up for grabs going into the final day, there is so much riding on those all-important captaincy choices.

With all games kicking off at 4pm BST on Sunday 23 May, this gives managers the rare opportunity to check each and every teamsheet of the 20 Premier League clubs in action.

With that in mind, there are five captaincy options to consider who may allow you to have that edge over your opponents and take home the bragging rights once and for all.

Amend your Sky Sports Fantasy Football team here

Sergio Agüero- £11.8m

Farewell, Sergio! It would only be fitting for Sergio Agüero to bow out in style, right? Having scored a mere 182 Premier League goals in 274 appearances he will be leaving some big shoes to fill. That said, it has not been the season he might have been hoping for as he has started only seven matches and found the net just twice.

Everton are Manchester City’s visitors in this final round and with the home side needing to set their sights on the Champions League final while bouncing back from the defeat at Brighton, captaining Agüero would usually be a risky move.

However, the luxury of seeing each of the teamsheets will provide a welcome relief from the cursed ‘Pep Roulette’ throughout the season. You can almost guarantee that if Aguero starts he scores on Sunday and brings home the Fantasy Football points in emphatic fashion.

Mohamed Salah – £12m

What more is there to say about Mohamed Salah? With another 22 goals this campaign, the Egyptian will be itching to land his third Premier League Golden Boot and beat Harry Kane to the punch.

Sky Sports Fantasy Football returns have been in plentiful supply for the Liverpool attacker, who has averaged just over seven points per match over his last eight matches. Liverpool also have the advantage of facing Crystal Palace, while Tottenham Hotspur travel to a Leicester City side in dire need of a win for a potential top-four spot.

Salah is third in the Fantasy Football point charts and finds himself in 88.4 per cent of the top 1,000 teams heading into the final fixture. If you do not have him for whatever reason, you may come to regret this by the time 6pm comes around on Sunday.

Patrick Bamford – £8.2m

Patrick Bamford netted his 16th Premier League goal of the season at Southampton on Tuesday and moved on to 226 points for the season, good enough for fifth in Sky Fantasy Football.

Just the fact that Bamford has been linked with a call-up for the England side with the Euros in mind is a testament to how well he has performed during the campaign. His selection percentage inside the top 1,000 (5.2 per cent) doesn’t really reflect how he has defied his critics for large parts of the season.

With 16 points coming against Southampton, Bamford could sign out in style against relegated West Bromwich Albion in front of returning home fans who will be experiencing Premier League football for the first time since Leeds were promoted.

SouBur Sunday

Danny Ings – £9.9m

Speaking of potential England spots for the summer of 2021, Danny Ings could yet add to his own 12 goals for the season. Currently on 154 Fantasy Football points, he is the second-highest scorer at the Saints behind their captain James Ward-Prowse.

Saying that, the talismanic striker may not be a Southampton player for much longer, so whether he is putting himself in the shop window or simply looking to end the campaign on a high, expect to see fireworks from Ings, who recently posted a 17-point haul against Crystal Palace.

Chris Wood – £8.5m

Chris Wood is arguably the form striker in the Premier League right now, with the New Zealander netting eight goals in his last ten matches. He has also created three goals and recorded 86 points during this spell.

Wood can be found in 14.3 per cent of the top 1,000 teams, and with a trip to bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United, he could round off a very rich vein of form with another double-figure haul.

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808 Comments Post a Comment
  1. WHUFCSmith23
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    I'm 9 points off 10k. Have pretty much been that for about 6 weeks, just can't seem to break it.

    Anyone got any ideas for transfers outside of Leeds, Liverpool and Antonio.

    I have 2 free transfers and can get to anybody I suppose. Really struggling, Pereira vs Leeds? Wood vs Sheff United? Decordova Reed? Saka?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    1. Do I Not Like Orange
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Torres could be a shout?

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Captain salah, and go for a differential pick or two. Cant really help if you dont have a team posted

      1. WHUFCSmith23
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Martinez

        TAA, Dallas, Rudiger

        Salah (c), Son, Lingard, Foden,

        Kane, DCL, Iheanacho

        0.6 in the bank, subs are JWP, Digne, Shaw, Forster

    3. Milkman Bruno
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Of those, Wood. Have you hit 3 pool? I think a Robertson/Trent double up could be fruitful

      1. WHUFCSmith23
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 6 days ago

        DCL will most likely become Bamford which leaves me one transfer to make for a differential but I'm struggling to see anyone that could make a difference. I could go up to Firmino for 3 Liverpool and bring in Willock?

        1. Milkman Bruno
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Bobby is in one of his purple patches

    4. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Torres, Mane, Robertson, Harrison etc etc

    5. WHUFCSmith23
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Thanks all

  2. Cheeto__Bandito
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Who scores most?

    Trossard vs ars
    Raphinha vs WBA (-4)

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I think they will both blank so the one without the hit will score most

      1. Cheeto__Bandito
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 6 days ago

        raph to blank against brom is big call

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Keep Trossard

      1. Cheeto__Bandito
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 6 days ago

        him playing up front is tempting

  3. L S P
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Own Salah/TAA. Who's your pick for a third LIV players?

    A) Mane
    B) Robbo

    1. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Robbo

    2. Milkman Bruno
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Robertson

    3. Avery
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I did B

  4. mcsteely
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Which transfer do you think is the priority here:

    A: Bruno to Mane
    B: DCL to Antonio

    1. Booked4Dissent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Ole hinted at heavy rotation vs Wolves. Could be Mata’s last game for Utd

      1. Tinkermania
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        You are suggesting bringing Mata in? Careful sentiments don't cloud your judgment.

        1. Booked4Dissent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Haha no, meaning that Mata plays most the game and Bruno is bench or not even in squad

    2. WHUFCSmith23
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I know everyone is giving Antonio the love in here and I like it as a West Ham fan but I'm not overly optimistic he scores. Certainly not as sure as most seem here. Heard some guys talking about captaincy.

      Mane has a better chance or outscoring Antonio in my opinion.

  5. Monster Muppets
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Given OGS press conference:

    Could keeping Bruno be a nice differential?

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      what did he say?

    2. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Nah. He plays 50-60 MAX. Maybe a cameo, will he even put 100% if played?!

      1. Monster Muppets
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Besides the one match in TGW, he usually max rests lik 2-5 minutes every 15 games.
        I do agree he SHOULD be rested, but given bruno and OGS history i am not sure

        1. No Kane No Gain
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          But OGS played him when we needed top 4 etc. I can see VDB starting. This game doesn’t even have 2nd up for grabs like the TGW had

      2. Would Ed Woodward
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Bruno always gives 100%.

        1. Salan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          95% time, but not this time.

    3. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      No one in the team, including Ole, will give 100% in this match. Both starts and benched.

  6. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Who do you think is more likely to start out of Greenwood & Gundo?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Greenwood after the Gundo knock

    2. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Greenwood

  7. money face bandwagon
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    kun(c)

    1. Milkman Bruno
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Do it!

    2. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I’m joining you!

    3. Robson-Canoe
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Might just get subbed on for 5 mins.

      1. No Kane No Gain
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        He plays 30 minimum

        1. Robson-Canoe
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Yes because Pep is so predictable. Don't forget that Kun is still recovering from an injury.

          1. No Kane No Gain
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            Man City are offering prizes if kun scores. The fans want to see it, he’s been passed as fit. Has 1 goal to beat a record.

            Pep is un predictable but this is beyond ruthless if he doesn’t give aguero the right swan song

  8. Major League Shocker
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Which to do?

    A. Bruno to any mid up to 10.7
    B. DCL to Bamford
    C. Both for -4

  9. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Start Saka or Foden?

  10. Avery
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Start:

    A. Greenwood
    B. Willock

    thx

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B

    2. antis0cial
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B

  11. Big Weng
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Start Lindelof or Holding?

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      This feels like a Holding sort of week

    2. antis0cial
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Holding

  12. Deulofail
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Hello. How do you think I should spend my free transfer?

    Meslier
    Shaw Trent Robertson
    Bale Mahrez Foden Saka ESR
    Kane Aguero

    Sanchez | Benteke, Castagne, Targett | 2.4 ITB

    (Can't afford Bale > Mane)

    1. fr3d
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Bale to Mane and Shaw to Tierney/Burnley-defender for a hit

      1. Salan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Agree on removing Shaw out, but doubts on Bale's exit. Bale may get one or two vs Lei.

        1. Deulofail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Thanks both. Maybe just sell Castagne or Shaw for someone. How certain is it that Shaw won't play?

        2. FOMFF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          I'm toying with Bale. I'm in a position where I can punt and he could be the one.

  13. JBG
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Solskjær: "You want to go in with loads of energy but also confidence. We'll make a few changes versus Wolves, freshen up a few, minutes into legs of those who might need it.

    So pretty much first team with a few changes. That's how I interpreted this statement from OGS.

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Ok this is interesting. Make me think selling Bruno isn't a big a priority as I first thought. He's started every game but Leicester I think so he will want to play

      1. No Kane No Gain
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Sell mate

  14. Original - Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Rival has Bamford and 26 points ahead. Should I take a hit to get him in? Bringing in Mane and Raphina already?

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

      Bringing in a player someone ahead of you doesn't really help you? Specially for a hit.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      No - at 26 points ahead you need to differentiate as much as possible really. You will need to captain a player they don't own too. Good luck, it can be done though.

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thanks

  15. afsr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Mini league already won, rank around 5k, just want to get as high an OR as possible. G2G or take a hit?

    Martinez
    Rudiger - Targett - TAA
    Mane (C) - Salah - Greenwood - Lingard
    Antonio - DCL - Bamford (VC)

    Lloris - Mahrez - Digne - Shaw
    0FT, 0.0 ITB

    Did Bruno->Mane already, anything else?

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

      G2G.

    2. ButterB
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Have you a different team linked to your profile page ?

  16. George James
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    best player combo for last gameweek?

    A) Firmino / Son / Dunk

    B) DCL / Mane / Dunk

    C) DCL / Son / Robertson

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      C

  17. AppleDunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    With Coleman out, I only have the following defence:
    Coleman*, Shaw, Coady, TAA, Dallas

    Shaw may not play. Would you do Coleman->Rudiger (-4)?

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      No

    2. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      No. Coady Trent and Dallas will play.

    3. AppleDunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Cheers guys, guess the hit is not worth it

    4. ameisin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I'm in a similar situation. Other defence is Dallas, Coufal and Ward.

      Would you take a hit to replace one of Shaw or Coleman, seeing as Ward will come in?

      1. ameisin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Up to 5.7m

  18. TheYogaDaddy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 6 days ago

    doing Fernandes + Zaha to Salah + _____
    Don't have enough for Raphinha. Best differential under 5.3? Willock?

    1. Milkman Bruno
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Yea

  19. Milkman Bruno
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Of all the weeks I’d like team leaks, it’s this one! Not sure what to do with my ft 😆

    Shaw to Coufal seems most likely and benching Bruno *scratches head

  20. Tinkermania
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Bruno, Cancelo, Adams ➡ Mane, Bamf, 4.7 defender. Yay or Nay for -8?

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      -8 is a lot for the last gameweek. Maybe do mane and one other

  21. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    "mere 182 goals in 274 games"

    Very poor choice of words there.

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Is that all he scored? I would have scored 300 in that time.

      On Fifa.

      On Begginer.

  22. CMF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Loris (Sanchez)
    Holding Alioski Trent (Digne Ward)
    Willock Mane Mahrez Greenwood Son
    Kane Antonio (Vydra)

    £0 in the bank, messing with my team a lot as not much to play for except chasing down a 25 point hail mary between me (2nd) and 1st in ml.
    Thinking about Torres in for Mahrez, any suggestions?

    1. Robson-Canoe
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Depends on the players your rival has. 25 points isn't over yet but you have to get differentials in and captain one of them.
      Mahrez/Greenwood could make way for Mount/Puli, Torres, Pépé, Harrison?

  23. Robson-Canoe
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Torres (EVE) or Mount (avl) for GW38, who would you pick?

  24. E25
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Thoughts? Not sure I can justify a hit to get a keeper in...
    Current plan Bruno + Jota -> Mane(c) + Raph

    Meslier
    TAA Dallas Soucek Holding
    Bruno* Jota* Salah Son
    Kane Antonio

    Forster / El Ghazi Coady Davis
    2FT 0ITB

  25. Milkman Bruno
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Is benching Bruno correct here?

    Mendy
    Taa, Dallas, Coufal
    Salah(c), Torres, Raphina, Lingard
    Kane, Antonio, Wood

    Martinez, Bruno, Struijk, Mitchell.4itb 0ft

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Sell or play !

  26. Shadow4896
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Harrison or Son ?

    1. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Harrison

  27. Champions League Varane
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    2FT .1ITB any suggestions would be great thanks.

    Areola
    Ayling Azpi TAA
    Salah Mané Raphinha Mahrez
    Kane Kelechi Bamford

    Martinez Rudiger Burn Siggy.

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Sigurdsson to cheapie and Mahrez to Aubameyang

  28. Tcheco
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Play Watkins or Greenwood?

    Chasing in ML & rival has Watkins (no Greenwood)

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Play Greenwood if chasing

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Ole will help you

    3. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Not sure if Greenwood will get anything even if he starts.

      Watkins imo.

  29. Original - Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Differential captain to make up a big deficit?

    1/ Antonio
    2/ TAA
    3/ Other?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Antonio

    2. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      The one your rival doesn't own. Without further knowledge of your ML situation, I like 2.

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        He's got TAA and not Antonio

        1. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Antonio for 2x differential power then.

  30. bso
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Play Willock or Son?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Son

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Son

      1. bso
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thanks LRL. How is your team coming along? Taking any hits? I will post my team on FF247 in about 10 mins. Please could you give me your opinion? Can't believe it is almost over!

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Already done my transfer. Shaw -> TAA and locked, pending no surprises. No hits taken.

          1. bso
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            You are probably so far ahead of all competition. Good for you! Hope I am not trying too hard to catch up.