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. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Ooops

    1. Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Upside

      1. DOG GOD IT - KEANE 15
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Your head?

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

      GAME ON!

      A foul potentially worth millions of pounds.

  2. Pedaso Pirates
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Final line up:

    Ederson
    TAA Phillips Dallas
    Salah(C) Son Greenwood Raph
    Kane Antonio Bamford

    Bench: Lingard Holding Reguilon

    Any sub changes? Raph over Lingard? Phillips over Holding?

    Thanks.

    1. Dog and Fox
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Play Messi lingard, bench greenwood

  3. FPL Doctor
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    4 points off top 1k. Do I need to do anything special to try and scrape in?

    Schmeichel
    TAA Digne Holding
    Mahrez Salah(c) Son Raphina
    Kane Bamford Antonio

    Forster ESR Coady Konsa

  4. Hits from the Bong
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    All good here, or play Bale? Thanks

    Areola
    TAA Robertson Dallas
    Salah(c) Son Torres Lingard
    Kane Antonio Bamford

    Forster Bale Mitchell Johnson

  5. Milkman Bruno
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Bournemouth down to 10

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Brentford in the Premier League would be good for English football.

    • AYLD28
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Bench one, play one in each position:

      1. Guaita
      2. Forster

      A. Digne
      B. Coady

      GK: I have two attackers v both of these and neither getting a clean sheet so really I’d just like the one that can get 2-3 points? haha.

      Def: United could play a weak team vs Everton are decent away but it is City

      Thoughts?

    • AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Clear second penalty if they had VAR.

      Toney has scored all 10 and won half of them this season.

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        One to watch

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Not if that miss is anything to go by 😀

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Haha

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

            Awful header! 😀

        2. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          He's scored 32. He's my 3rd striker if they win promotion.

    • Tmel
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Best option?

      a) Son (lei)
      b) Willock (ful)
      c) Torres (EVE)
      d) Greenwood (wol)
      e) Pepe (BHA)

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        B

        1. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Yep, B

    • Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Will Hernandez getting involved effect Harrison's minutes?

      1. AYLD28
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        He’s more of a central player I believe so more likely to affect Rodrigo I’d have thought

    • Please Answer Me
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      23 points leading and we're both going to captain Salah? Should I be worried?

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Always

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

        Why should he captain Salah and do same as you? Im chasing 22 points and have to pick some other than Salah

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

          Me too. Would you captain Mane or Antonio?
          My ML rival is leading by 17 points and has Salah, Kane and Bamford so obviously those are out of the question for me.

        2. Please Answer Me
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Well I have Bamford TAA and Mane too so don't think his captain choice can damage me much?

    • Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Bournemouth back in PL would be nice, makes captaincy easy 😛

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Would love to see the Bees get up. Need new blood.

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

          Are they any good? like Sheffield or like leeds?

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Others will know more than me. Been at top end of Championship last few years.

    • Muscout
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Play one:
      A) Rud
      B) Shaw

      Also is a 25 point lead enough? How many would you consider ‘safe’ to win an ML

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        A

      2. Neves say Neves
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        a, you'll win your ml

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

      Forster
      TAA, Dallas, Holding
      Salah, Mane, Son, Raphina
      Antonio, Watkins, DCL

      Subs: Guiata, Digne, Shaw, Zaha

      Final Team - 26 Points behind rival
      Suspect the only players we'll have in common are Salah, Mane, and TAA

      Which should be my differential captain? I'm sure he'll captain Salah.

      Thanks

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

        Then cap Mane

    • BeaversWithAttitude
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Nice clearance!

    • The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      So Noel Gallagher is predicting a 7-0 victory for Wolves. I suspect a little bias on his part but if this were to happen, which Wolves players would you be backing?

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        7 Patricio headers

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Haha 7 Allisons! That would upset a few minileagues

      2. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Dougan and Richards

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          I had to look them up. Dougan doesn't even appear on the app. Ones to look out for?

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

        Neves and Saiss

      4. Chandler Bing
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Jimenez and Jota. That's how rational this prediction is

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          He's quite the character is Noel.

    • Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Do away goals count in efl playoffs?

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        No

      2. BeaversWithAttitude
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        No, all goals the same.

    • RooneyforLife
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Any chance of team leaks before deadline tomm ?

      Thinking of picking Mahrez for Bale, feels like Bale will not start and don't want to waste so much value for a point off bench. But only want to make txrs if mahrez is confirmed in starting Xi or might go for Pepe.

      Martinez
      Dallas TAA Holding
      Mane salah Rafinha Bale*
      Bamford Nacho Kane

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

      Chasing a handful of points in MLs:
      a) Cresswell play DCL with maybe no bench
      b) Robertson, Wilock. (bench DCL) -4

      1. Neves say Neves
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        DCL aint scoring

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

          Thanks. You might be right but is it worth -4 ? 🙂

    • Neves say Neves
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Is Raphinha the best mid this week for 7.8 mil?

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

        yes

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

        Mount, Raphinha or Willock

    • Beatle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Why is Team News still not updated a day after the press conferences??

    • LakhaneeFC
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Anybody up for an sentimental Aguero swansong captaincy?

      I assume the logical city asset to get it Ferran, and the logical captain is Salah. Aguero might well go the Silva route in the final match.

      But it’s Aguero. Pep said he trained and is fit. He likely won’t play in the CL. It’s a game to show off and to rest CL players. It’s his farewell. Pure sentimentality or a potentially great differential one last time?

      1. Neves say Neves
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        he'll start and will be on penos, would be great fun to own

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

          I know. To be fair, I have no crucial ML to gain rank in, and don’t think I’ll make the top 10k - so im leaning towards it. Bad FPL decision I suppose 🙂

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

      A: Watkins > Bamford
      B: Siggy > 8.4?
      C: Something else?

      Mendy
      TAA Dallas Holding
      Salah Bruno Lingard Raph
      Kane Antonio Watkins

      Forster Siggy Coady Veltman

      1FT 1.5ITB

      1. Neves say Neves
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Bruno > mane

        1. dabber7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 5 days ago

          This, all day long.

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

        A or C (Bruno to mane)

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

        Expecting Bruno to be benched then?

    • upforgrabs
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Final day punt in defence? (already stacked up on Liverpool and have Dallas)
      A) Chilwell
      or
      B) Cresswell

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

        Chilwell

    • Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Do you think Mendy starts this weekend?

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

        Yes

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

      I am too limping across the line.

      Mendy
      Taa, Dallas, Holding
      Salah, Zaha, Lingard, Son
      Kane, Antonio, DCL

      Martinez, Jota, Stones Shaw `ft .3itb

      Just 6 points above 1K lol

      A.DCL to Bamford.
      B Jota (or Zaha if any positive leaks) to Raphina
      C. Both for a -4 (will Raphinha score more than 4 than Jota/Zaha

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

        That’s an amazing rank! Congratulations.

        My only concern is that Zaha will have fun on his side with TAA attacking/not great defensively.

        Think DCL to Bamford should be good enough. Not taking a hit might itself be the differential this week, with such fine margins to 1k

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

          Thank you so much. Yes it is.

          Or even jota might be on the bench. Find out tomorrow

          Zaha could get a break away goal but missing Eze but that's how he scores most of his goals. I suppose it is a tough call Raphinha getting 4 more points than Zaha.

          Cheers

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

            Plus stones may start if we get any leaks

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

      Chasing 30 pointa. Settled on Pepe captain. What could go wrong!

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

        Haha, I like the ! instead of a ? 😛

        Has been in fine form over the past few GWs and a genuine differential.

    • bigdip
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Leading cash ML by 24pts (0ft, 2.0 itb)
      Mendy (Forster)
      Holding Phillips Dawson (Shaw* Holgate)
      Salah (c) Lingard Raphina Son Bruno*
      Kane, Bamford (Vydra*)

      Shall I take -4 hit for:
      A) Bruno to Mane
      B) Vydra to Antonio (bench Lingard)
      C) Shaw to Robbo or Dallas
      D) No hit

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

        A

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

        A

    • antis0cial
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Start one….

      A) Greenwood
      B) DCL
      C) Coufal

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

        Greenwood

    • Kun Tozser
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Final day punt:
      Maddison
      Chilwell
      Ayling

    • Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Just looking at the stats: Kane > Antonio (-4) is crazy right?

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

        Not really, should work