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. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 10 days ago

    What do you guys think about the prospects of a Chelsea CS ?

    They have to win and I can see them grinding a 0-0 so thinking of starting azpi instead of Bruno, what are your thoughts ?

    Alternative is a hit for Bruno > mane

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      A 1-0, not a 0-0 🙂

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      B > M is very popular?

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        It will be for a -4 though Steve and I’m not sure it’s worth it above starting azpi love to know what you think?

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      CHE are the stronger team but AVL could be slippery for them, With Grealish in the team they looked good.

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Very likely imo.

    5. Crunchie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I think they will keep a CS FWIW

  2. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    My third playing defender correct & bench order ok?

    Martinez
    Trent, Dallas, Godfrey
    Son, Salah, Lingz, Mane
    Antonio, Kane, Bamford

    Button, Rapha, Thomas, Shaw

    1. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Yeap.

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Shaw 0 or 60+ so would probably just start him and have Godfrey on the bench ?

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Will see if we get any hints or early team news?

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Raph over Lingard, subtle one ...

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        This 50/50 one gets 90 other gets pulled at 60, Lingz & Tonio vs Bamford & Raphinha.

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Bench Son 😛

    4. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Would be tempted to start Raph over Son.

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Last time I removed or benched Son cost me 20+ points 🙁

    5. Crunchie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Tough call on midfielder. Really like Rapha this week, but just my preference. Nice team!

  3. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Shaw to who?
    Have TAA--Aurier----Holding--Velt.
    Chasing 25 points.
    Max 7.0.
    Cant be Dallas or Robbo.

    Thanks guys.

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Cresswell could be a reasonable punt ?

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Selecting form,

      Chilwell

      Digne but playing City

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Tarkowski or Mee if did not want Cresswell

      1. swanseag55
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Am thinking those but also Tierney. Brighton not got Welbeck or Mpauy

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Good shout like that

  4. Eastman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Best playing replacement for Shaw. Money no object but have TAA, Phillips and Dallas. Bit reluctant to o double Pool.

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Cresswell Tarkowski James Mee

  5. Aaa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    How can I add a couple of ‘decent’ differentials to this mob? 0.3itb

    Martinez(Johnstone)
    TAA/Phillips/Shaw(Digne/Velt)
    Salah(c)/Bale/Lingard/Harrison(Greenwood)
    Kane/DCL/Bamford

    DCL -> Wood & Shaw -> Mendy?

    1. Aaa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      For a -4 if do both

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Only DCL > Wood I think

  6. Viper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    18 point lead in mini league which is my main aim

    Son -> Mané (-4) or just take no hit? (pretty template team)

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      The latter

    2. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Don’t take the hit, unless early team leaks are a thing this year.
      Son could punish a lei side that needs to push up for goals.

    3. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Thanks!!

    4. Boxwoods
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      No hit

  7. jacksonbarber125
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Which should I go with?

    1.) Shaw -> Dallas (start over Greenwood)
    2.) DCL -> Antonio

    I feel like the decision should be based off whether I think Dallas will get more points than Greenwood, and if DCL may have a chance of bagging a few goals against a potential second string City team.

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      A second string City team could still get top four?

      1. jacksonbarber125
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        You make a good point but would a top four City team potentially get one put in by DCL??

        I'm thinking the wander depends on if I keep him or not hahaha

        1. jacksonbarber125
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          answer** not wander

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            B

      2. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Why wouldn't Pep run out his main picks for an hour or so, 6 days before the final for sharpness?

    2. tbos83
        2 months, 10 days ago

        B

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        B

    3. bigdip
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Starting lineup looking good or anyone should be starting? (Leading cash ML by 24pts):

      Mendy (Forster)
      Holding Phillips Dawson (Shaw, Holgate)
      Salah (c) Lingard Raphina Son Mane
      Kane, Bamford (Vydra)

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        GTG

    4. BigAsGiroud_
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Still can’t decide what to do.

      A) Bruno to Mane
      or
      B) Watkins to Bamford

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        How many LEE do you have already?

        1. BigAsGiroud_
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Dallas and Rahpinha

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Then do Mane

      2. Crunchie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Agree do the Mane punt

    5. Keane There Dunne That
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      A) Veltman -> Robertson
      OR
      B) Veltman + Vydra -> Dallas + Bamford -4

      1. tbos83
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Taking a hit to bring in a defender always risky. Even if they keep a cs it's basically break even- you need them to do something extra

        • Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          B more upside.

        • Big Al Stankovic
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Probably A.
          It’s the safe vs bold choice. Depends on what you are willing to do.

      2. Isco Disco
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        La Liga is so much better and entertaining than EPL this year.
        Title race and relegation battle on till the last minute of the season unlike EPL where most of the teams have nothing to play

        1. Big Al Stankovic
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Nah. Historical a two team league, with the odd visit of a third one. This being Atletico for an occasional visit the last ten years.

          1. bitm2007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            5 different winners this century though, which was as many as the PL until Pool won last season.

        2. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          It's not been the best Perimer League season, I'll give you that.

          However, I think we've been spoilt in recent years with top 4 and relegation battles going to the wire.

          Hopefully next season the scheduling will be have some normalcy preventing burn out.

          Plus, with fans back, I'm sure the league will return to being as entertaining as it used to be.

        3. Qaiss
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          The Premier League is the best, followed by La Liga. How often Barcelona or Real Madrid ever drop out of the top 4?

          And did you not see the PL relegation and top 4 battle last season? Did you not see the title race 2 years ago?

      3. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        GTG? Wish you all luck, except my ML rivals 😀

        May switch out Greenwood of we get wind he may not start.

        Martinez
        TAA Phillips Rudiger
        Salah Son Raphinha Lingard Greenwood
        Bamford Kane

        Sanchez Watkins Digne Coady

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Looks like a 100 pointer on paper, GL.

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            100 pointer may make me OR1 in my country.

            1. Crunchie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              That would be great!

        2. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          GTG, just wondering Watkins v Greenwood

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            That will be a last minute thingy.

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              I know

      4. balint84
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        A) Mane+ Antonio
        B) Mane+Phillips
        C) Firmino+Willock

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          A

        2. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          A

        3. Big Al Stankovic
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          A

      5. balint84
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Captain Mane or Dallas? Need to beat my rivals

        1. Big Al Stankovic
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Mane

        2. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Mane

        3. Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Mane

      6. EWH2020
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        A) Nacho to Bamford -4
        B) Son to Raph -4
        C) Stick

        1. Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          C

        2. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          C

      7. Traction Engine Foot
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Best Pereira replacement? Would be for -4

        A Willock
        B Harrison
        C Bench Pereira, play DCL and hope Greenwood starts

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Tough, go Harrison

          1. Traction Engine Foot
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            I could also do DCL to Bamford/Antonio for -4 and bench Pereira. Which I prefer I think...

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Bamford or Antonio bench Pereira

              1. Traction Engine Foot
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Cheers

      8. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Did Son > Mane, and really tempted for doing Mane [C]. Yet keep being chickened out to stay Salah [C]. What do ya think? 😆

        1. Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          If you need to make up ground I would go for Mane. Just having them both should be a decent enough differential otherwise.

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Yeah 20 pts to make up for a fine finish considering the struggle of the season but only need 2-3 pts above top 10K to avoid worst ever end season OR. Can’t make up my mind of the goal.

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              *Above top 10K GW average

        2. bialk
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Salah c

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Thank you

        3. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          I would stick with Salah 🙂

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Cool

      9. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Nacho or Antonio for GW 38?

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Antonio unless wanting diversify when already having Lingard

      10. Muscout
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        25 points ahead in ML

        A) DCL to Bamf
        B) DCL to Nacho (rival has him)
        C) DCL to Antonio

        1. bialk
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          B

      11. bialk
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Everyone has Lingard:
        A. Play safe and do Zaha to Lingard
        B. Davis to Antonio and bench Zaha

        1. Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          B

        2. Muscout
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          B

        3. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          B

        4. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          B

      12. Garfield1001
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        17 points off top 10k and 11 points off ML first place.

        Do I have to go against Salah captain?

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Now or never in that case yes

        2. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Yes .Salah will blank anyway.

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            No golden boots then?

          2. El Presidente
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Salah will totally crush it

        3. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Maybe others are thinking the same so Salah might be a differential 🙂 Mind games lol

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            No way Salah (c) differential 😛

            1. El Presidente
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 10 days ago

              It will be for the ones not capping; negative differential

        4. JustPark
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Rafinha, Bamford, Dallas captain.

      13. Crunchie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Ironically best ever season. Tough choice to make

        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

      14. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        both Madrid and Atletico losing at this moment - wowow

      15. royals forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Which two to sell out of

        Bruno
        Shaw
        Mahrez

        Rest of Team

        Martinez Johnstone

        TAA Godfrey Dallas Mee

        Son Lingard Saka

        Watkins Kane Bamford

        Any ideas would be welcomed

        1. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Bruno to Salah/Mane if you can

        2. Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          I'd do Bruno to Salah/Mane and Mahrez to Raphinha. Play Mee and bench Shaw, Watkins and Godfrey probably

        3. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Bruno & Shaw not playing so one of them

      16. timawflowers
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        which one
        a - mane for a -4
        b - antonio for free

        thanks

        1. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          B

      17. Vertigo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Son to Mané managers aren't going to gain anything but a bloody migraine, are they?

        1. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Probs

      18. talentoe
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Martinez
        Phillips Dallas TAA Rudiger
        Greenwood Salah (c) Raphinha
        Nacho Kane Vardy

        Forster Bruno ESR Holding
        1 FT 0.8 ITB

        Chasing ML by 1 point - any advice?

        Thinking of removing Vardy for Antonio to cover West Ham and maybe Bruno for a - 4 punt?

        1. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          MAne if you want to do a -4

      19. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Pope Johnstone
        Cancelo(red), Dallas, AWB, Coufal, Lowton
        Salah, Willock, Lingard, Son, ESR
        Kane, Bamford, DCL

        4.0 itb and 1 FT
        Have to Chase 27 in the ML - Is this possible or should I just leave it. Also give me any suggestion if you like.

        1. Crunchie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Aguero for a bit of fun? Might get a hatty?

          1. Lindelol
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Everton defence doesn't look very bad plus he won't play 90 I guess

        2. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Very unlikely but if you cap someone your rival doesn't own, and your cap hauls and his blanks, it could happen.

      20. JustPark
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        BB-ing.
        Meslier, Stones, Son and probably AWB(rotation risk imo, key player for Europa final).

        Worth an -8? Meslier probably to Casilla or Mendy. Stones could be Robbo or Alioski depending on Meslier's replacement.
        AWB to Coufal maybe, or Alonso.
        Son. Son. What do I do with him? Mane, or even Rafinha could take his spot.

      21. Fantasy123456
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Which options best?
          A) Mane and Raph
          B) Firmino and Raph
          C) Raph and Wood

          1. Traction Engine Foot
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            A. Especially with your name