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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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970 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Pep's Money Laundry
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Salaaaah

    1. Milkman Bruno
      3 months, 28 days ago

      At least 2 attacking returns

      1. Pep's Money Laundry
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        That will do just fine

    2. Igz08
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Praying he finally produces! So many frustrating weeks

  2. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Antonio

    2. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Bamf

    3. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Bamford

  3. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bruno to mane (c) worth a -4?

    If not it’s Raph cap and start Bruno

    1. Igz08
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

    2. Milkman Bruno
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

  4. Better Call Raul
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

  5. Igz08
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 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. Pep's Money Laundry
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 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
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

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

  6. Ha.
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Robbo or Dallas?

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Robbo

  7. Giggs Boson
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    *Puts Danjuma on the watchlist*

  8. Chandler Bing
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Welcome to my GW1 team Danjuma

    1. Giggs Boson
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 28 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.

  9. Bees4Lyf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    The playoff curse is real..

  10. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Robertson or Dallas in for Digne?

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Robertson for me

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      I went with both

  11. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bale starts ?

    A. Yes
    B. No

    1. Ha.
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

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

      Don't do it

    2. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

      1. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Why?

        1. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 28 days ago

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

    3. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Nope

    4. roghippo
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

      1. Milkman Bruno
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Why drop Kane?

  13. noahzark22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      You have chosen.......wisely

  14. Smudger’s Dirty Dozen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 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. Pep's Money Laundry
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      One of A or B

    2. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

    3. Gizzachance
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A
      Or A & C

  15. The Knights Template
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

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

  16. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Which combo do you expect to score highest?

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

    1. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Nacho

  17. ILOVEBAPS
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    How long until deadline?

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      25hrs 40 mins

      1. ILOVEBAPS
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

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

        1. Oz
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 28 days ago

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

  18. Rog.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Any news on Sterling? Desperate for a real differential.

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Real diffs make it on to the pitch.

  19. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Need Buffon

      1. Rog.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Surely he starts if fit?

    2. Giggs Boson
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      And get all three to mentor Mason Greenwood.

      1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

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

  20. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Ivan Toney the penalty box king.

    1-2 on aggregate...

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Away goals count?

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        No.

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 28 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
            3 months, 28 days ago

            Yeah mate, I'm watching it

  21. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Kjaer great value at 4.5m

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      It’s a steal

  22. Scheister
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Burnleh

  23. injury_prone
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

      1. injury_prone
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 28 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
          3 months, 28 days ago

          Good luck.

  24. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Foden or Mount for England? Who is more nailed ?

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Mount

    2. Milkman Bruno
      3 months, 28 days ago

      I’d hope to see them both start.

  25. denial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Do we think Struijk starts?

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      We do

      1. denial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Wonderful

  26. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      C. Tight one though

    2. Milkman Bruno
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Can you afford Bruno to Manè for free?

    3. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

  27. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

      1. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

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

        1. claretparrot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 28 days ago

          Bamford captain will be fun to watch at a minimum

    2. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Yes

    3. Milkman Bruno
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Yeah I think so

  28. claretparrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

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

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Nice diff. Go for it.

      1. claretparrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Thank you so, so much

  29. Louis99
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

    2. claretparrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B easy

  30. Milkman Bruno
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bruno or Struijk first sub?

    1. claretparrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

      1. Milkman Bruno
        3 months, 28 days ago

        My thoughts also