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

    Ooops

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

      Upside

      1. DOG GOD IT - KEANE 15
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Your head?

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

      GAME ON!

      A foul potentially worth millions of pounds.

  2. Pedaso Pirates
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Play Messi lingard, bench greenwood

  3. FPL Doctor
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 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
    3 months, 28 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
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bournemouth down to 10

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

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

  6. AYLD28
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 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?

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

      One to watch

      1. Wild Rover
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Not if that miss is anything to go by 😀

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

          Haha

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

          Awful header! 😀

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

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

  8. Tmel
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

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

        Yep, B

  9. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Will Hernandez getting involved effect Harrison's minutes?

    1. AYLD28
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

  10. Please Answer Me
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

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

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

      Always

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

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

  11. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

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

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

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

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Are they any good? like Sheffield or like leeds?

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

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

  12. Muscout
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

    2. Neves say Neves
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      a, you'll win your ml

  13. Original - Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Then cap Mane

  14. BeaversWithAttitude
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Nice clearance!

  15. The Ilfordian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      7 Patricio headers

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

        Haha 7 Allisons! That would upset a few minileagues

    2. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Dougan and Richards

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

      Neves and Saiss

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

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

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

        He's quite the character is Noel.

  16. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Do away goals count in efl playoffs?

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

      No

    2. BeaversWithAttitude
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      No, all goals the same.

  17. RooneyforLife
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 28 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

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

      DCL aint scoring

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

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

  19. Neves say Neves
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Is Raphinha the best mid this week for 7.8 mil?

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

      yes

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

      Mount, Raphinha or Willock

  20. Beatle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

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

  21. LakhaneeFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

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

      1. LakhaneeFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 28 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 🙂

  22. Werner Bros
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Bruno > mane

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

        This, all day long.

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

      A or C (Bruno to mane)

    3. Werner Bros
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Expecting Bruno to be benched then?

  23. upforgrabs
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Chilwell

  24. Weasel Boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Do you think Mendy starts this weekend?

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

      Yes

  25. Crunchie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 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
        3 months, 28 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
          3 months, 28 days ago

          Plus stones may start if we get any leaks

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

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

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

      Haha, I like the ! instead of a ? 😛

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

  27. bigdip
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 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
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

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

      A

  28. antis0cial
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Start one….

    A) Greenwood
    B) DCL
    C) Coufal

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

      Greenwood

  29. Kun Tozser
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Final day punt:
    Maddison
    Chilwell
    Ayling

  30. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

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

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Not really, should work