Captain Sensible

Who is the best FPL captain for Gameweek 38?

As you can see from the current results, Salah is the runaway leader of the Gameweek 38 Captain Poll. The Egyptian midfielder has accumulated just over 60.0% of total votes from our users so far.

No other play has garnered more than 10.0% of votes at this stage far, with Leeds striker Patrick Bamford (£6.6m) currently in second place, backed by 7.4% of our users. 

There is also a surprise inclusion in the top five, as Jack Grealish (£7.5m) occupies the third place with 3.4% of votes, with Sadio Mané (£11.7m, 3.3%) and Joe Willock (£4.8m, 2.5%) just behind the Aston Villa midfielder.

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  1. Toughie
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Salaaaah

    1. Milkman Bruno
        2 months, 2 days ago

        At least 2 attacking returns

        1. Toughie
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          That will do just fine

      • Igz08
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Praying he finally produces! So many frustrating weeks

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

      Kane, Bamford or Antonio as captain? (Cant captain Salah, trying to catch 22 point lead and he should captain him)

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

        Antonio

      2. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Bamf

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

        Bamford

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Bruno to mane (c) worth a -4?

      If not it’s Raph cap and start Bruno

      1. Igz08
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        That’s what I’m trying to decide too. Who would you have playing if Bruno doesn’t start?

      2. Milkman Bruno
          2 months, 2 days ago

          I would if the alternative is starting Bruno. If I make that move I have a benching headache.

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

        Anything here worth a -4? 1.2m itb

        Ederson
        TAA-Holding-Shaw
        Salah-Mane-Greenwood-Lingard-Raphinha
        Ings-Antonio

        DCL-Coady-Coleman

        1. Igz08
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Can’t see anything worth a hit. Maybe ings -> Bamford at a push but I don’t see it

      4. Igz08
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Martínez
        TAA Dallas Ayling
        Bale Raph JLingz Salah Bruno
        Kane Nacho
        Forster DCL Shaw Coady

        I’m 16 points clear in my ML, opponent is without Salah, but has Son and might bring in Mane. I can’t afford Bruno -> Mane without a hit

        A) DCL -> Antonio, bench Bruno
        B) Bruno, DCL -> Mane, Antonio (-4), bench Bale

        1. Toughie
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          If you really think your rival will get Mane and possibly captain him then you need to block him so B would be my choice

          1. Igz08
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            I think he will captain some differential option. At least he says he will but who knows really :L

      5. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Robbo or Dallas?

        1. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Robbo

      6. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        *Puts Danjuma on the watchlist*

      7. Chandler Bing
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Welcome to my GW1 team Danjuma

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          If he is promoted, I'd want to see how he and Bournemouth cope in the league first. I don't really like starting with cheap mids from the off, they can be unreliable, especially from promoted teams. Taarabt looked amazing in the Championship...

          But definitely one to watch. I like how deadly he is on the counter. That's a good sign for a team that will spend much of its time defending.

      8. Bees4Lyf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        The playoff curse is real..

      9. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Robertson or Dallas in for Digne?

        1. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Robertson for me

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

          I went with both

      10. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Bale starts ?

        A. Yes
        B. No

        1. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          A

      11. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Bale > Mane (-4)?

        I'm against it, personally, but wonder if and why people might think it's worth it...? Could change my mind

        1. noahzark22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Don't do it

        2. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          think its worth it, considering bale>raphinha -4 cant afford mane

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Why?

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

              spurs really not good away, both raphinha and mane have good fixtures

        3. ILOVEBAPS
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Nope

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

          I'm more likely to keep Bale and get rid of Kane to fund Mane.

          1. Milkman Bruno
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Why drop Kane?

        5. noahzark22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Meslier
          Struijk, Alexander-Arnold, Shaw
          Greenwood, Fernandes, Ward-Prowse, Salah c
          Iheanacho, Ings, Werner

          Guaita Mitchell, Digne, Anguissa

          Best season ever. Topped out at 3k a few weeks ago, sitting at 8K now. Hopefully hit top 5k with this team. Winning my cash mini league by 60 points, top 300 in USA. See you all next season!

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            You have chosen.......wisely

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

          A DCL to Bamford
          B DCL to Nacho
          C Coleman to Dallas
          D Greenwood to Willock
          E Two of the above for minus 4?

          1. Toughie
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            One of A or B

          2. ILOVEBAPS
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            B

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

            A
            Or A & C

        7. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Thomas Frank looks like a cross between Agent Dale Cooper and Bob from Twin Peaks.

        8. manu4life99
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Which combo do you expect to score highest?

          A) Nacho vs TOT
          B) Mane(-4) vs CPL

          1. ILOVEBAPS
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Nacho

        9. ILOVEBAPS
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          How long until deadline?

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            25hrs 40 mins

            1. ILOVEBAPS
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Oh thank you! That’s great news.
              Don’t FPL and Drink!

              1. Oz
                • 12 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                FPL and drink is OK; drink and FPL is not.

        10. Rog.
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Any news on Sterling? Desperate for a real differential.

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Real diffs make it on to the pitch.

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

          Ronaldo and Cavani in Man Utd next season? Get Ibra back as well and the retirement home is complete.

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Need Buffon

            1. Rog.
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Surely he starts if fit?

          2. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            And get all three to mentor Mason Greenwood.

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

              Will be away on a season long loan to get game time, I’m afraid

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

          Ivan Toney the penalty box king.

          1-2 on aggregate...

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Away goals count?

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

              No.

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

                Extra time and penalty drama...

                Been a good 20 mins.

                Brentford manager been winding up the home crowd and away team!

                1. Dynamic Duos
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Yeah mate, I'm watching it

        13. Dynamic Duos
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Kjaer great value at 4.5m

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

            It’s a steal

        14. Scheister
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Which of these 4 most likely to keep a clean sheet in your opinion? Have my choice of these GKs in ML:

          MUN @ the Molineux
          LEE hosting WBA
          NEW @ Craven Cottage
          BUR @ Bramall Lane

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Burnleh

        15. injury_prone
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Ok people, 12 pts ahead in league, I have bench boost to play.

          I need a 2nd keeper, so probably Leno.
          Also thinking Greenwood to Torres or Pepe for a hit, yes or no? Any other ideas. 2nd place has Salah & Kane too, my diffs are better. (Antonio, Bamford, Lings, Willock, Phillips)

          Fabianski, Button
          TAA, Philips, Dallas, Struik, Targett
          Salah, Lings, Willock, Son, Greenwood
          Kane, Bamford, Antonio

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            If your diffs are better why on earth would you be looking at a hit?

            1. injury_prone
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              I think he will take a 4 or 8 point hit so assuming Greenwood is a risk, think it's worth it. Torres/Pepe likely to start and get a return.

              1. The Knights Template
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Good luck.

        16. Dynamic Duos
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Foden or Mount for England? Who is more nailed ?

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Mount

          2. Milkman Bruno
              2 months, 2 days ago

              I’d hope to see them both start.

          3. denial
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Do we think Struijk starts?

            1. The Knights Template
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              We do

              1. denial
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 12 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Wonderful

          4. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Which option would you do?

            A. Digne & Bruno to Mane & Tarkowski (-4).
            B. Digne & Bruno to Robertson & Son (-4).
            C. Bruno & Greenwood to Mane & Raphinha (-4). Play Dunk.

            Areola
            TAA Dallas Dunk
            Salah(C) Bruno* Greenwood Lingard Willock
            Kane Bamford

            Martinez Digne Targett Brewster

            1. claretparrot
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              C. Tight one though

            2. Milkman Bruno
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Can you afford Bruno to Manè for free?

              • dabber7
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 2 days ago

                C if you can't do Bruno to Mane for free.

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

              Digne Siggy DCL to Robbo Raphinha Bamford worth a hit? Woukd have to play 1 of Everton guys if I keep.

              1. claretparrot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                One of the better -4s I've seen this week

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

                  Thx 2nd in minileague 22 points has to be done, maybe Bamford captain, or Antonio?

                  1. claretparrot
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    Bamford captain will be fun to watch at a minimum

              2. The Knights Template
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Yes

              3. Milkman Bruno
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Yeah I think so

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

                I think I'm going to bring Fornals in. Somebody talk me down

                1. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Nice diff. Go for it.

                  1. claretparrot
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Thank you so, so much

              5. Louis99
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Martinez
                TAA - Dallas - Lowton - Shaw
                Salah - Bruno - Lingard
                DCL - Watkins - Bamford

                Forster - Mahrez - Holgate - Jota

                0.1itb and 1FT

                Got a 22 point ML lead, but as you can see my team is very much limping towards the finish line... will probably need a hit just to have 11 starting. I'm telegraphing the fact that my rival will get Mane in, so he's going to come in for Bruno, the question is how to fund it for a hit...

                A) DCL > Antonio: Probably better as a stand-alone transfer but may leave me with only 10 starters...
                B) Jota > Raph

                Rival has both Antonio and Raph, hence those being the options.

                Cheers everyone, and good luck!

                1. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  B

                2. claretparrot
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  B easy

              6. Milkman Bruno
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Bruno or Struijk first sub?

                  1. claretparrot
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    Bruno. I'd be more surprised by a pointless cameo than a start

                    1. Milkman Bruno
                        2 months, 2 days ago

                        My thoughts also