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

    Play Son or Lingard??

    Martinez
    Trent Dallas Holding
    Salah Mane(c) Son Raphinha
    Bamford Antonio Nacho

    Areola Lingard Digne Shaw

    1. Bartowski
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Lingard

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

      Son

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

      Lingard

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

      Tough but Son (the fact you have Antonio sways it more imo)

  2. Bartowski
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Odds of Christensen starting against Villa?

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

      Who?

      1. Indpush
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Defender for Chelsea.

        I'd say not high enough for me to keep on my team but would look at presser info and do a last half hour search of his name to see if there is a clear indication he is out or iffy.

  3. JD @JDCochran2
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Top 5 Captaincy Totals

    Winner takes home $100 prize. Hoping next year's prize money is $1000. Make sure to give us a follow

    Trying to track down these 5 FPL players if anyone knows them please DM @JDCochran2

    The Realist AK 700
    Ziad Hosny 698
    Mohamad Abdallah 688
    Abdulaziz Alofui @azoalofui 686
    David Breeze 684

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16EmCT_TXszZhL8F7XEDoz6oYT-h5NuFb-92-Letw5qI/edit?usp=sharing

  4. Jonny HOW SON?
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    I'm at 3k currently and have TC left.

    Would you go with TC Salah or Mané?

    1. L S P
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Salah

    2. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Salah for me

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

      Mo

      The TC is differential enough

      1. Indpush
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Salah

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

        This

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

      Salah. If in doubt he's always the man imo

  5. L S P
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    DCL ->

    A) Antonio (own Lingard)
    B) Nacho
    C) Wood

    (Other FWDs: Bamford, Watkins)

    Cheers

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

      A

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

      A

  6. artvandelay316
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Is it likely KDB will start? Surely he needs some match practice prior to UCL final?

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

    Targett -> Robertson for a hit worth it?

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

    Currently
    Leno
    TAA Dallas Dias Phillips Rudiger
    Bruno Raphinha Salah(C)
    Bamford(VC) Kane
    Forster Lingard Greenwood Vydra

    Which two out of four to play?
    A) Rudiger
    B) Greenwood
    C) Lingard
    D) Dias

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      AC I think are the most certain to start, but personally I'd probably start Dias with Rudiger first on bench

  9. Pep bites Kun
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bench 2: Double Liv def is a bit of a differential for me.

    1. TAA
    2. Phillips
    3. Azpi
    4. Shaw
    5. Dallas

    1. L S P
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Shaw

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Thanks. That's one I was leaning towards

    2. blauriecon
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      As you can see above, I'm planning to play all 5 of mine although Dias will probably not play and Pepe doesn't do cameos with defenders. Probably 3 and 4 as they are away.

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Cheers! Just answered yours and thinking along the same lines

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

          As we all learn here....the actual play frequently makes well reasoned decisions wrong.

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

      Tough (in a similar boat with 5 good options!) but I'd bench 3 & 4

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Thanks, fairly consistent responses across the the board.

        It may be a good advantage having a strong bench this week. Gw38 lineups can be random

  10. milanista10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    https://twitter.com/obay_eid/status/1396099004472176642?s=21

    Preview of Euro 2020 Group C is now on lads!

  11. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Any chance of a team news update for United?

    1. JD @JDCochran2
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      @CharDuncker

  12. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Iheanacho or Antonio?

    Im leaning towards Iheanacho but I do feel Antonio will do well as well.

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

      Antonio for me. Largely because Nacho didn't start Vs Chelsea so, despite a return, he might not start (although I think Brendan would be foolish not too)

      1. Would Ed Woodward
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        I think it's very unlikely that Nacho doesn't start, they need to win.

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

        Yeah that is a slight concern and a very odd thing to do. Cant see him not starting this game though. I actually think Iheanacho has been the best striker in the league since GW22. The stats reflect that as well.

        1. L S P
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 28 days ago

          i'm really torn on this too. I feel that the stats/fixture lean towards Antonio but also think Spurs are finished.

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

      Nacho- Spurs defence shocking last game week

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

    Best option from these?

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

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

      E

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

      B

    3. Max City
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      I'm considering B

    4. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B for me.

  14. Bretth96
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Leading my mini league by 27 points.

    Am I over thinking in taking a -4 to bring in Mane for Bruno?

    Current team:

    Martinez
    Dallas TAA Dias
    Lingers Salah Rapinha Bruno
    Kane Salah Kalechi

    (McGill, Gundo, Shaw, Mitchell)

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 28 days ago

      No, it makes sense.

      1. Indpush
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        I'd highly consider it.

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

      Who is your third forward, you have Salah in twice?

      1. Bretth96
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 28 days ago

        My bad, third forward is Bamford **

  15. blauriecon
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Which two out of four to play?
    A) Rudiger
    B) Greenwood
    C) Lingard
    D) Dias

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

      A & C

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

    Firmino or Antonio?

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

      I'm interested in finding the answer

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

        We should know by 5.45 pm tomorrow!

  17. BenSvnt
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Martinez or Lloris for the last game?

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

      hugo

  18. RealSocialDads
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Chasing a 31 point lead - any hope?

    Team is:

    Mendy*
    TAA Robbo* Dallas
    Raph* Lingard Bruno Foden* Salah
    Kane Antonio* (C)

    Forster Vydra Targett Coady

    *Means it's a differential against him

    1. Indpush
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Not really

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

      There is hope. Antonio brace and you are already close 8)

  19. timawflowers
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    which is best pls
    a-mane,salah,lingard,raph,watkins,kane,bam
    b -
    perrera, salah,lingard,raph,antonio kane,bam

    basically i play mane or antonio

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

      A

    2. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

  20. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Best 6.1max def to play over Holding?

    Going to transfer Shaw out of these:

    Phillips Dallas Shaw* (Holding, Coady)

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

      Or Kane/Nacho to Bam/Antonio instead?

      1. Indpush
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        I would hold for sure if it will cost you hit(s). If it doesn't I would still consider holding. I personally have Kane, Nacho and Antonio

      2. L S P
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Play Holding, Keep Nacho. I'd be tempted by Kane->Bamford.

  21. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Who scores more do you think

    A Son
    B Mané-4
    C Robertson-4

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

      Coin toss

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

      Close between A or B.

      I'd go A

      For more context, do you have Salah?

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

        Yes got Salah and TAA

    3. Follyfarmer
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

    4. Max City
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      My question too

    5. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Son .will likely blank

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

        Thanks. So do you think -4 for Mané worth doing?

  22. COYR
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Benching headache!

    Bench 2 from:
    A) TAA
    B) Robertson
    C) Rudiger
    D) Coufal
    E) Shaw

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

      Shaw as cannot see him playing and Coufal

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

        I agree with Shaw.

        Very hard to pick between Coufal and Rudiger!

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

      C and E

    3. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Rudiger and Shaw

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

        C and E

  23. tbos83
    3 months, 28 days ago

    GTG? Bench OK?

    Mendy
    Digne TAA Stones
    Willock Son Salah(c) Greenwood Mount
    Antonio Bamford

    Areola Watkins Targett Amartey

    1. Follyfarmer
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Yep looks decent.

    2. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Like the mid. Gtg

    3. tbos83
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Thanks chaps

  24. DK_13
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Play
    A) Greenwood
    Or
    B) castagne

    1. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Greenwood

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

      A

  25. ZAMUNDA
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    OR 11, 498 - chasing top 10k.

    Bruno replacement?

    I've got Salah, Mahrez, Raphinha, Lingard and 10.9 to spend.

    1. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      1 FT to make

    2. DK_13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Harrison/Torres/mount

      1. ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Cheers mate

  26. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Sorry repost-
    Good afternoon everyone!!! Out of interest have there been any rumblings about the potential Man United team for tomorrow yet?? Or are there any reputable Twitter accounts keep a look out for the usually have reliable news?? Have Greenwood would certainly be useful to know if there’s any rumours about him starting or not!!

    Many thanks!!

    1. Rotation's Alter Ego
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      I'll be keeping an eye on

      https://twitter.com/OddsOnFPL?s=09

      Not fully convinced of his reliability yet, but been on the money the limited time I've been watching. Probably the best bet.

      There's going to be a lot of fake stuff tomorrow, mainly because theres a number of big twitter accounts that RT without thinking. Be very careful acting on anything you see, if there is genuine news it will be widely reported.

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Cheer mate!! Thanks for this information!! Will definitely remain cautious of fake news for sure!!

  27. Max City
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Would you guys lose Kane for Antonio?

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

      No

    2. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      No

    3. DK_13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Tough one. Kane chasing golden boot, wouldn't bet against it

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

      No. Kane still playing for the Boot. Will be motivated.

  28. CR7 is Home
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Pablo Hernandez is as likely to score as Mane according to the bookies?

    Would you go there as a differential?

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

      Not for me

  29. Max City
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Who would be the higest scoring DEF this GW (apart from TAA and Dallas)?

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

      Highest upside I think is Robbo

    2. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      City def as eve can't score

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

        Yeah was thinking about Stones..

  30. Ruinenlust
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Play Bruno or Digne?