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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. abaalan
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Jota + Bruno + Coleman -> Salah + Raphinha + 4.5 def

    Worth it -4 in last week?

    Whos best 4.5 option?

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

      Yes, worth a hit

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

      Definitely worth a hit, good moves.

      Can make a case for Holding/Phillips/Ayling

    3. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Go for it...Philips if you don't have 3 pool already!

    4. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Yip

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

    A. Digne to Dallas
    B. Saka to Raphinha
    C. DCL to Antonio

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

      All good moves. I think you have them in the correct order. Although B and A are very close, IMO.

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      C

  3. No Kane No Gain
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    I will do unthinkable things if I could bet a glimpse of the city leaked lineup before the deadline!

    Sweating knee aguero (c). Unlikely he starts, but if he did it could be gold.

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

      The keyword is ((could))

      1. No Kane No Gain
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        If he was guarneteed 70 mins. Would you captain?!

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

    Salah Son Harrison Raphinha Lingard
    Kane Nacho Firmino

    Who to bench?
    A) Lingard
    B) Son

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

      Bench Son, Leic have so much to play for and saints are awful.

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

        Cheers!

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

      B

    3. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

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

    I have quite a benching dilemma for my draft team.

    Who do you bench from the following:

    A) Rodrigo

    B) Hernandez

    C) Bale

    D) Gabriel

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

      Bale

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

    Which to buy, Lingard or Raphinha??

    Seems that Lingard is safer due to high ownership in top 10K, but Raph seems to be playing better recently?

    I've tried comparing the stats, but both have different ones that are better than the other.

    My no.2 rival has Lingard and 1 transfer, while no.3 has both Lingard and Raph....

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

      Any Leeds player, I would say

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Raph

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

    Between Kane and Son, who would you bench?

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Neither

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Son

  8. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    I am 48 points ahead and going to take a -8 for fun. I just want to see a very high maximum for the next 3 months when I login.

    Traore + Greenwood + Watkins > Willock + Raphinna + Bamford.

    I am already feeling good about the transfers.

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

      Yeah looks good

  9. FPL Pillars
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Start one:

    A Wood
    B Lingard

    1. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Wood if you own Antonio!

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

  10. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Antonio or Raphinha?

    1. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

  11. Mr Ozil
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Zaha + Bruno > Mane + Lingard (-4)

    yes or No?

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

      Believe I would do that.

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

      Y

    3. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Y

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

      Should be yes

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

    A. Bruno > Mané (play Coufal)
    B. Digne > Robbo/Dallas (play Bruno)
    C. Get Mané and Dallas for a hit (Coufal 1st bench)

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

      A
      Dallas not worth a hit over Coufal

    2. artvandelay316
      3 months, 28 days ago

      C

    3. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

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

    How does this look please
    Mendy
    Digne, Coufal, Dallas
    Greenwood, Son, Lingard, Raphina
    Kane, Iheanacho, Watkins

    Martinez, Bruno, AWB, Godfrey

    1. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      V nice

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

    Which one?
    A. Son Antonio (-4)
    B. Lingard Kane

    1. DV8R
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

    2. Mr Ozil
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

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

      B

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

      Thanks all

    5. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

  15. DV8R
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Best midfield replacement for Bruno if I can't afford Mane?

    1. Mike2795647
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Considering Raph, or you could take a punt on Auba

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Auba

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

      Pepe

    4. artvandelay316
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Torres

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

        Isn't Torres a FWD?

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

      I'm probably going to end up holding him (rather than a hit out) just because I'm not sure there's a huge amount to excite outside of Mane (and I have a solid backup in Coufal).

      If I was to get confirmation Mahrez starts, I'd be very very interested in him, especially if he has a chance of getting pens. Any of the normal City options will be a solid shout if you hear they're starting. I'll be tripled on Leeds, but if you're not Raphinha is always a pretty good shout.

      After them... Auba? Not massively appealing looking at form or fixtures but GW38 tends to throw both out the window and they need a win. Pepe might be a more explosive pick, but again would want to hear he starts I think.

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

        I think I'll hit out for Raph or Son if I find out he's not starting.

  16. Mike2795647
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bruno and Greenwood to Mane and Raph for a -4?

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

      Y

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

      Yes

    3. Mind över Mata
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Sounds good

    4. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Y

    5. G Banger
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      My exact moves!

  17. Bruno Commando
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bruno + DCL > Mane + Bamford for a -4? Sounds sensible until I realise that I have TAA Coady Shaw (unlikely to play) Coleman (ruled out) and Mitchell (unlikely to play) as my defenders. Should I keep Bruno and bring in a defender instead?

    Forster
    TAA Coady Shaw
    Salah Lingard Greenwood ______
    Kane Antonio _______

    Meslier ESR Mitchell Coleman

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

      Can't see any reason why Mitchell won't play, I'd stick with your original plan.

      1. Bruno Commando
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Ah you are right. I read somewhere that he's injured or something. Might be my eyes playing tricks on me! If Mitchell's fit then I will probably stick to my plan. Dont see many CS in GW38..

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Y

  18. artvandelay316
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Def: TAA, Phillips, Dallas
    Mid: Salah, Torres, Lingard
    Att: Nacho, Kane, Bamford

    One place left.

    Play Rudiger or Greenwood?

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

      Greenwood

      1. artvandelay316
        3 months, 28 days ago

        Cheers

    2. Mind över Mata
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Greenwood

    3. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      G

  19. Weilong7
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    what to do guys?

    Martinez Forster
    Coleman* Philips Dias Dier Coufal
    Salah Bruno Son Lingard Bissouma
    Kane Nacho Vydra

    1.7 ITB 1 FT
    priced out of Bamford and Antonio by 0.1 and 0.2 respectively..
    guess it will be Coleman out for Dallas?

    thanks!

    1. artvandelay316
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Why not get rid of Bruno and take a hit for one?

  20. Mind över Mata
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    A) Play Pickford or Forster
    B) Captaining Salah. VC Mane or Kane

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

      I am playing Forster over Pick.
      Would VC Kane, but don’t feel super strongly about that.

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

      Have the same choice between Pick and Forster. Glad you asked it. I'm thinking Forster right now.

      If this season has taught us nothing, it's that we should never C and VC from the same team. Although, you would think this week is about as safe as you could get to do it.

      Best of luck!

  21. asr
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    G2G?

    Casilla
    TAA Dallas Coufal
    Salah (c) Son Lingard Torres
    Kane Iheanacho Bamford

    McCarthy Bruno Shaw Coleman

  22. Lucky Z
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Bruno
    Greenwood
    Maddison
    Vardy
    Iheanacho
    DCL

    Have to play 5 from this 6, but 2FTs and 1.2ITB. Advises?

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

      Bruno to Mane, DCL to Bamford and bench Greenwood or Maddison?

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      This

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

    There was a surprise selection boost on Tuesday with Klopp revealing there is an outside chance Diogo Jota could be fit for Palace.

    It would be a big ask, though, for the Portuguese to come into the starting line-up.

    Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah have all scored in the last three games, and will be expected to retain their starting berths in what is likely to be a must-win game in terms of Champions League qualification.

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

    Got the slimmest of leads in ML. Going to be gutted if a season goes down the pan with a 85th min yellow card.

  25. Nate01
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    bench one:

    DCL (poor form)
    Zaha (trap)

    1. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Both? Or transfer one

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

    Jota returned to training today so might make a some sort appearance tomorrow.

    I think 15 to 20 minutes is possible against a tired beach team full of injuries might wield some points

    1. Skloppy Kops
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Looks more like a 1pt cameo

  27. Snooze ya lose
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    1 free and 2m in bank. Any changes? Cheers

    Martinez (mendy)
    Coufal, taa, Dallas (AZpi, shaw)
    Greenwood, lingz, salah, raph (son)
    Bam, kane, wood

    1. Nate01
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Pretty well balanced
      Would prob swap keepers around though

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

      Looking good probably GTG.

      Maybe Son to Mane and bench Greenwood or Shaw to Robbo and bench Coufal?

  28. Perthite
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    What generally unexpected benching do people predict for the usual GW38 FPL carnage?

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

      Worried about random goalie changes (Martinez or Sanchez)

    2. Skloppy Kops
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      Got Mendy and McCarthy and got a feeling i'll be without GK

  29. Fuddled FC
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Who to bench?

    a) Watkins
    b) Lingard
    c) Greenwood

    1. Skloppy Kops
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      B

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 28 days ago

        To bench ???

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

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

      Might bench an Man Utd player

  30. Echoes
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 28 days ago

    Pick one:

    A: DCL -> Antonio (ft)
    B: DCL + Son -> Antonio + Mane (-4)
    C: Martinez -> Alisson (ft)

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 28 days ago

      A

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

        Thanks

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

      A

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

        Thanks