Captain Sensible

Who are the best FPL captain options for Gameweek 14?

Mohamed Salah (£13.0m) looks to be the leading captain candidate once again in Fantasy Premier League (FPL), as Liverpool travel to Goodison Park to take on their city rivals in Gameweek 14.

However, there are other options on the radar too, including Harry Kane (£12.3m), Jamie Vardy (£10.6m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.9m), who has now outscored his Egyptian team-mate in each of his last three outings.

First, we will assess the fallout of the Gameweek 14 captain poll, before then analysing the best options, Rate My Team (RMT) and the Premier Fantasy Tools ratings ahead of Tuesday’s 18:00 BST deadline.

THE CAPTAIN POLL

Mohamed Salah is the leader of the Captain poll for the seventh consecutive Gameweek, with just over 50% of total votes from our users at the time of writing.

Second-placed Harry Kane has received 14.18% of votes ahead of his home match against Brentford, and should be raring to go having been handed a rest over the weekend.

Jamie Vardy occupies third-place with 7.66%, followed by Callum Wilson (£7.4m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold, with 4.21% and 3.83% respectively.

MOHAMED SALAH AND TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD

HOW HAS CAPTAIN SENSIBLE PERFORMED SO FAR THIS SEASON?
Gameweek1st2nd3rd
1Salah (17)Fernandes (20)Mane (3)
2Salah (3)Fernandes (1)Mane (8)
3Son (10)Antonio (11)Fernandes (2)
4Ronaldo (13)Salah (8)Lukaku (13)
5Salah (12)Mane (8)Ronaldo (6)
6Ronaldo (2)Salah (7)Antonio (8)
7Lukaku (2)Ronaldo (1)Antonio (2)
8Salah (13)De Bruyne (11)Mane (8)
9Salah (24)Havertz (3)Kane (2)
10Salah (5)Foden (2)Antonio (2)
11Salah (5)Aubameyang (-1)Vardy (2)
12Salah (8)Kane (2)Ronaldo (5)
13Salah (6)Aubameyang (1)Alexander-Arnold (9)


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  1. Hunting for points
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 17 days ago

    1 FT

    Roll FT or replace Havertz or Antonio?

    Got Antonio from the start and have good value in him.
    Also got Jota, so i cant do Havertz to Jota.

    1. LC1
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Havertz to Maddison or Gundo?

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Havertz to Gundo

  2. BrockLanders
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Kane (C)

    Who's coming with me? *Jerry Maguire*

    1. FantasyClub
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      I have Kane but I think I’m too scared

      1. LC1
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        This

    2. FantasyClub
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      I’ll be on the train to Norwich though (C)

    3. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Thinking...might join

    4. JoeTweaks
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I'm okay just owning...salah captain

      • jason_ni
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I'm doing it, 3 times I've gone away from salah and its backfired spectacularly everytime, so surely can't happen again!

        1. V̅654
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          1 time away from Salah, the 24 point game! Thought Man U would be well up for that, was very wrong.

          1. jason_ni
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 17 days ago

            Yeah, that was one of the games, I posted earlier, I think those 3 games not capping him cost me 37 points.

      • V̅654
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        So tempted by Callum, voted him in the poll. But will end up chickening out and staying with Salah.

    5. Taegugk Warrior
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      A. Havertz to Jota
      B. Chilwell to alonso

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I would do both for a hit. Chilwell out is effectively -2 and Havertz not a nailed starter anymore with players back from injury

    6. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Raph to Gundo or roll FT?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Tough decision. Depends on your transfer plans if you save FT.

      2. Pops15
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I'm tempted by Gundo as well but Raph has 2 great fixtures. I would say hold and maybe make the move in 2 gws

      3. CAP
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I'm giving Raph at least the next two. Roll imo

        1. HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 16 days ago

          I'll do the same. Let's give Raph time to bright

    7. Pops15
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      42 points behind ML rival. Is it too early to start gambling on captains? Thinking Jota could be a decent shout this week. His XGI is through the roof compared to anyone else.

      Thoughts?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Yes too early.

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        My rival was 46 points behind me two weeks ago. Now he’s 11 ahead.

      3. jason_ni
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        42 points is nothing this early on. I caught ml leader by 28 this gw, it just takes 1 good gw and your back up there.

        1. jason_ni
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          *35 points even.

      4. Max City
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        play your own game regardless the opponent

    8. Tonyawesome69
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Bench order:
      A. Livramento
      B. Gilmour
      C. Brownhill

      0FT 1TB
      Ramsdale
      TAA Cancelo James Alonso
      Salah Jota Raphinha
      Kane Toney Antonio
      (Foster Livramento Gilmour Brownhill)

      1. FCSB
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        BAC

    9. DavidBW
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Hey lads and ladies,

      Are there anymore press conferences today??

      1. FCSB
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Yes the remainder are today

        1. DavidBW
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Cheers will hold off transfers till later then

    10. FCSB
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Ramsdale
      TAA Cancelo James Alonso
      Salah Jota Son Raphinha
      Jimenez Antonio

      Foster Gallagher Livramento Davis

      Is this starting lineup / bench correct ?

      Thanks 🙂

      1. CAP
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Looks good

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        GTG

    11. CAP
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Easy save here? 1FT

      Sanchez
      TAA, Cancelo, Rudi, Johnson
      Son, Salah (C), Raph
      Vardy, Antonio, Dennis

      Steele, Mbeumo, Livra, McArthur

      1. FCSB
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Yes who’s your VC

        1. CAP
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Gone for Sonny but hopefully not needed haha

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Can you get Jota in a straight swap?

        1. CAP
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Only for son

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 3 Years
            8 months, 17 days ago

            If you don't want to take a hit for Jota then roll FT

    12. faux_C
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Rudiger or James?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        James - ceiling is higher and good long term pick

      2. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Got both, but James if 1

      3. Arteta
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Reece is clear.

    13. wulfrunian
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Johnson(WHam) or Williams(Nor)?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Johnson

        1. wulfrunian
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          cheers

    14. Sonder
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Good to go?

      1 FT, 1.4 ITB

      Ramsdale, (Foster)
      TAA, Cancelo, James, Alonso, (Livramento)
      Salah, Jota, Raphinha, Gallagher, (Brownhill)
      Vardy, Antonio, (Hwang)

      1. CAP
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        G2g

    15. Dogs Of War
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Play Gray or ESR?

      1. CAP
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        ESR

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        ESR easy

    16. Arteta
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Of course Aubameyang drops on the only day price change predictor doesn't work.

      1. Gabbiadini
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        It was working you just had to refresh every other minute and it would eventually work.

        1. Arteta
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Really? Well I've tried a few times on computer and phone but it didn't work. The page is still down.

          1. JabbaWookiee
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            8 months, 16 days ago

            Definitely not still down - hit F5

      2. Cok3y5murf
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Another 1m drop and he might actually be worth it 😉

    17. AzzaroMax99
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Save FT or change something?

      Guaita
      TAA Cancello Alonso
      Salah(C) Jota ESR Gallagher
      Kane Wilson Antonio

      Steer Livra Omo DLuiz

      Want to get rid of Antonio but maybe wait one week and then get King?

      1. CAP
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Save

    18. jackx13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Looking at this team, there's nothing I'd like to change immediately, however it feels really awkward burning a FT
      2FT 1.6 ITB

      McCarthy - Ramsdale

      James - TAA - Cancelo - Livramento - Williams

      Salah - Son - Maddison - Raphinha - Brownhill

      Jesus - Jimenez - Toney

      What do you guys reckon?

      1. CAP
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Maybe Williams to Johnson? In a better team and similar price

        1. jackx13
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Was thinking of Livra to Lamptey for the same reason. Just put off by fixtures.

      2. How I met your Mata
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        McCarthy to foster and save some money? Or do you rotate goalkeepers?

        1. jackx13
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          I do rotate the goalies, yeah. And Foster doesn't look like a good backup until we know how long he's out.

          1. jason_ni
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 17 days ago

            Unless ramsdale is injured, he's not leaving that arsenal first team.

        2. jason_ni
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          This, I hate rotations, and you always get it wrong. Even this year I'm not even rotating, but I dropped ramsdale for foster when Watford played saints, and arsenal played Leicester away.
          Foster 2 points, ramsdale 10 points.
          Its not worth the pain, just pick one and lock it in!

      3. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Another premium defender? If not interested then downgrade one of your GKs or changing your fodder Brownhill (4YCs) to Gilmour

        1. jackx13
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Thanks! Seems like the general consensus is to downgrade a goalie... which feels a bit odd as well. Have never been a fan of the 1 goalie start but it might be worth getting the funds in true. Will consider. THanks!

          1. jason_ni
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 17 days ago

            Don't be swayed, if you like 2 4.5s and its how you play, stick with it. It works for some, but I've never been a fan!

            1. jackx13
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              8 months, 17 days ago

              Thanks, yeah, will consider it for sure. I think a 4th premium defender i.e. Alonso for Livramento and benching Toney is the option I like the most atm.

    19. Arteta
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      So sick of early transfers, price swings and people who can't wait for press conferences to be finished.

      1. zeslinguer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        why won't other players make decisions that benefit ME?

        1. jason_ni
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          So selfish.

      2. Max City
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        parts of the game 😆

    20. FCSB
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Just to be sure, which one to bench:

      1. Gallagher (lee)
      2. Antonio (BHA)
      3. Jimenez (BUR)
      4. Raphinha (CRY)

      Thanks

      1. AzzaroMax99
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Difficult decision. Maybe Gallagher.

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Probably Gallagher due to McCarthur injury and Milo affecting his FPL appeal

    21. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Hi Don't want to waste free transfer.
      Ramsdale Foster
      TAA Cancelo James White Livramento
      Salah Son Gallagher Mbueno Townsend
      Antonio Vardy Pukki
      Have 2FTs 0.6 itb
      Thinking of Townsend (form gone right down) to James of Leeds (goodish couple of fixtures). Drawback as it uses my 0.6 reserve fund.
      Yes No Something else. Thanks

      1. CAP
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Can you get Jota from Mbuemo and Townsend?

        1. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Sadly not! Leaves me with 3.8! for a midfielder, Toyed with adding Gilmour and downgrading Pukki to Broja for -4, but seems ott.

      2. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Leeds are dreadful would avoid for now till Bamford is back, even Raphinha will struggle

        1. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Any alternative suggestions?

          1. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            8 months, 17 days ago

            Obvious is Smith-Rowe, and play vs United..

            1. Tambling5
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              8 months, 17 days ago

              Thanks. Dismissed it as Utd clearly gonna play pressing game and counter attack from now on, and Arsenal a bit toothless, but Leeds as penetrative as a eunuch so may be a plan, but loses most of reserve funds too.

      3. Diro
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Mbeumo to Jota and Antonio to Dennis

        1. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Thanks for this. I think I might go for this after this gameweek, as Dennis yellow flagged and Antonio good fixture, but looks great for the fixtures from 15 onwards.

    22. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Who do you think is a bigger priority?

      A) Alonso
      B) Gundo

      1. Max City
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I think it's A

    23. Max City
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      for 1st bench:

      A) Livramento
      B) Mbeumo

    24. Diro
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      1FT, 0.0 itb

      Guaita
      TAA, Cancelo, Rüdiger
      Jota (vc), Gallagher, Salah (c), Raphinha
      Vardy, Jimenez, Antonio

      Subs: Foster, Livra, Bissouma, Duffy

      gtg or any thoughts ?

      Thanks

    25. Connor's Calling
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 13 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      What to do with Ronaldo?

      Finally ditch with Mr Press coming in or keep for Man U’s fixtures?

      I currently have zero Chels or Man City which is a concern so would like to try and crowbar James, Foden and maybe Lukaku in ideally

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Easy downgrade when it enables you to get the likes of James, Foden etc

      2. Kodap
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I personally, would keep him for the fixtures if I had him, i don't so it's easy for me to say move him on.

        Jesus was my choice of downgrade, well Vardy and then Jesus.. so maybe don't listen to me haha.

        1. Connor's Calling
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 13 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Thanks both. I think the cash created to upgrade say

          Mbeumo -> Foden
          Williams -> James makes it pretty appealing

          (Would also mean doing Kane to Lukaku for more funds but that could work too)

    26. Echoes
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Rudiger or Alonso if you had to bring in one?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I went with Alonso but not much in it between the two

        1. Echoes
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Yeah, might go Alonso as well as he's a bit cheaper too. But Rudiger's nailedness is tempting.

    27. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Those without Trent now have to pay 8m…

    28. Kodap
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Am I mental for considering captaining Son over Salah this week?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Yes based on Conte changing his role. Ideally would go Kane if gambling over Salah

        1. Echoes
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          What change in role?

      2. THE SHEEP HUNTERS
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        NO

      3. Echoes
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I've considered all three of Salah, Son and Alonso quite seriously today. Might just end up sticking with Salah though.

      4. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Brentford could give them a tough game, Everton are alot more vulnerable than Brentford..

    29. SharkyT
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      0.7 ITB 2 FTs

      A) Mbeumo > Gallagher
      B) Livre > Reguillon
      C) Mbeumo > ESR

      Ramsdale
      TAA Cancelo James
      Mbeumo Salah Raph Jota
      Jimi Kane Toney
      (Foster Livr Browny White)

    30. choco27
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 16 days ago

      Need helps.
      A. Livramento or Williams?
      B. A. Armstrong or ESR?
      Thanx before