Captain Sensible

Who are the best FPL captain options for Double Gameweek 36?

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers are advised to target assets who play twice in Double Gameweek 36 when looking for their next captain.

Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) and Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) have emerged as the two outstanding candidates, but are there any outsiders who are perhaps being overlooked?

First, we will assess the fallout of the captain poll, before then analysing the best options, Rate My Team (RMT) and the Premier Fantasy Tools ratings ahead of Saturday’s 13:30 BST deadline.

THE CAPTAIN POLL

As expected, Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne are leading the captaincy poll ahead of Double Gameweek 36.

So far, Liverpool’s Salah has been handed 50.17% of total votes by our users. Second-place De Bruyne, meanwhile, has received 18.56% of votes ahead of his double-header against Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The top four is closed by two familiar names: Son Heung-min (£11.0m) and Reece James (£6.4m), with 6.03% and 3.19% respectively.

MOHAMED SALAH

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  1. Jässi
    • 5 Years
    15 days, 11 hours ago

    Best option for GWs 36 and 38 (FH 37):

    A) Dias
    B) Laporte + 0.1 ITB

    1. TopBinFC
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        Toss up, maybe Laporte

      • JT11fc
        • 3 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        Dias

      • Thomas Magnum
        • 6 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        Dias

    2. Mweene
      • 8 Years
      15 days, 11 hours ago

      Anyone else thinking of playing BB next week instead when Everton and Villa have better fixtures?

      1. Holmes
        • 8 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        some of your players could again get injured.

        I think next week is better if BB36 is forcing you to take multiple hits.

        1. Mweene
          • 8 Years
          15 days, 11 hours ago

          I've taken a -4 already and still have Ramsey and Schar so that would take me to a -12. My sub keeper is Sa who has a poor DGW but then Norwich at home next week. Dennis is the only issue with not doing it this week though.

          1. Holmes
            • 8 Years
            15 days, 10 hours ago

            If you can get players like Matip/Cash, Gordon. They should be able to recover those points over 2-3 GWs.

            1. Mweene
              • 8 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Already have Matip and Cash. Would have to do Ramsey and Schar to Gordon and Holgate. Not sure that's worth a -8.

              1. Holmes
                • 8 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                You will have to do these moves for a hit next week anyway.

                Gordon should atleast get 4pts, say Everton concede in both games and Holgate gets 3pts. Thats 7 out of 8pts recovered in worst case scenario. Even one return from them should result in net profit. And then you can even use them next week in DGW if required.

                If you didnt had a BB, then it would make sense to just save points but this week or next, you are going to activate the BB. Next week some new issues might occur. Just take an okish BB score this week on chin and move on.

                1. Mweene
                  • 8 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Yeah, probably will. Cheers.

                2. Mweene
                  • 8 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Ramsey to Gordon may be worth a -4 even if he wasn't injured anyway.

        2. Mweene
          • 8 Years
          15 days, 10 hours ago

          Also have absolutely no issue with benching Cash this week.

    3. Millie7
      • 8 Years
      15 days, 11 hours ago

      very nice

      1. Holmes
        • 8 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        Thank you :--------)

    4. JT11fc
      • 3 Years
      15 days, 11 hours ago

      Which is best for 36 & 37?
      Mahrez Jota/Dias
      Or
      De Bruyne Gordon

      1. Jässi
        • 5 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        Mahrez + Diaz

        1. JT11fc
          • 3 Years
          15 days, 11 hours ago

          Thanks

      2. Holmes
        • 8 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        DG

        1. JT11fc
          • 3 Years
          15 days, 10 hours ago

          Thanks, definitely more nailed duo

    5. GoonerByron
      • 10 Years
      15 days, 11 hours ago

      If you had to captain one this GW…

      A - Kane
      B - Cancelo
      C - Saka
      D - Richarlison

      1. Jässi
        • 5 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        B

      2. JT11fc
        • 3 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        B or D

    6. BigAsGiroud_
      • 6 Years
      15 days, 11 hours ago

      1.A) Luis Diaz + Nketiah
      Or
      B) Salah +Richarlison

      2. Sa to Ederson for a hit?
      A)Yes
      Or
      B) No

      1. JT11fc
        • 3 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        B
        A

      2. BigAsGiroud_
        • 6 Years
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        It’s Saka not Salah

        1. JT11fc
          • 3 Years
          15 days, 10 hours ago

          Still B

      3. artvandelay316
        • 1 Year
        15 days, 10 hours ago

        B, A

    7. TeddiPonza
      • 11 Years
      15 days, 11 hours ago

      Best option for 36 and 38 as a whole (as I will FH in 37). Have 1 FT I need to burn.

      A. Coutinho to Maddison
      B. Coutinho to Foden for a hit
      C. Broja (on bench) to another cheaper fodder now to fund Coutinho to Foden in gw 38.

      Thanks

      1. artvandelay316
        • 1 Year
        15 days, 10 hours ago

        A

    8. Casualspotted
        15 days, 11 hours ago

        Is it crazy to C Cancelo? I never C defender in 10 years that im playing FPL but i dont have Salah.

        I have Kane, Saka and priobably Luis Diaz

        1. Gazza2000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          15 days, 11 hours ago

          Cancelo is fine to captain imo if you don’t have Salah or KDB

          1. Casualspotted
              15 days, 11 hours ago

              Better option than Saka you think?

              1. Gazza2000
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Saka is not a bad option either, think I would prefer Cancelo though

          2. Holmes
            • 8 Years
            15 days, 11 hours ago

            Not a bad shout. Should at least get something in double digits.

            Saka is also fine

            1. Casualspotted
                15 days, 11 hours ago

                Yeah. Cheers

            2. RedRo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Cancelo would be my third choice if I had everyone. Think Salah’s the best option and KDB 2nd. I really fancy City for 2 clean sheets though so if you’re chasing a ML or something I think he’s a decent shout

              1. RedRo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Saka vs Firpo could be extremely messy. I don’t mind Saka as a differential captain choice just for that alone

          3. Jässi
            • 5 Years
            15 days, 11 hours ago

            Best options for 36 (bench boost) & 38:

            A) Wood to Richarlison, Schär to Tavares & Robertson to Dias (-8)
            B) Wood to Pukki & Schär to Tavares (-4)
            C) Wood to Richarlison, Schär to Matip, Robertson to Dias & Weghorst to Nketiah (-12)

            1. artvandelay316
              • 1 Year
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              I would probably minimise the hit and do B.

            2. JT11fc
              • 3 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              A, although losing Robbo will always be risky

          4. Casualspotted
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              What you think will Maddison start both games? Was he injured last GW?

              1. artvandelay316
                • 1 Year
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Hopefully presser will shed some light. But hopefully now they are out of Europe he will play more in the league as long as fit.

            • Andrew
              • 10 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              How's this DGW36 BB team looking?

              Schmeichel Foster
              Cancelo Robertson Matip Cash Davies
              Salah(c) KDB Coutinho Maddison Gordon
              Richarlison Pukki Dennis

              1. Millie7
                • 8 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                GOOD

              2. artvandelay316
                • 1 Year
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Looks good, think you're set.

            • artvandelay316
              • 1 Year
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Have tweaked my GW36 FH team

              Schmeichel (Gunn)
              TAA, Cancelo, Laporte, Alonso (White)
              Salah (C), KDB (VC), Maddison, Saka, Mount
              Richarlison (Nketiah, Vydra)

              I am not convinced about my benching. Should I be playing Nkeitah over Mount or Richarlison?

              Cheers.

              1. Millie7
                • 8 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Tough one, but i'd probably play over Mount

                1. artvandelay316
                  • 1 Year
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Cheers

            • Andrew
              • 10 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Kane or KDB for GW36.....has to be KDB right?

              1. RedRo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Yeah

              2. artvandelay316
                • 1 Year
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Yes, absolutely.

            • Leeds-Utd
              • 11 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Im chasing 61pts
              Need a Captain Choice that may pull back some pts..
              But who???
              1-Salah
              2-Kane
              3-Jesus
              4-Foden
              5-James

              1. JT11fc
                • 3 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                I dont really fancy any of those to out do Salah, Id favor Mahrez, Son or Jota/Diaz for explosiveness

                1. TN
                  • 1 Year
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Jesus

            • CiCi 3.0
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Any views on this plan?

              Team - 2FT / No Chips
              Ederson
              TAA, Cancelo, Robo, Alonso, Laporte
              Mo, Havertz, Mount, couthino
              Watkins
              Subs: Foster, Gordon, Nketiah, Dobbin

              Plan
              GW36 - Havertz -> Saka
              GW37 - Mount+Watkins -> Son+Vydra

              Thks

            • FPL_ UP_Down
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Havertz Broja to Jesus and Gordon for -4 ? For exact money. Yes or No

              Havertz to who ?
              Already have Salah, Foden, Saka Maddison

              FH 37

              1. JfA
                • 3 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Jesus is risky given his minutes in midweek.

                1. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Don't think he's that risky. Was subbed before 90 mins was over, therefore didn't play 120 anyway.

                  Best team till season end now, and in form he's in their XI.

              2. Cancelo your Son plans
                • 6 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Yes if chasing. Jesus is a good differential.

              3. Jambot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                15 days, 9 hours ago

                I'm doing same move with Mount out

            • JfA
              • 3 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              What to do, play Martenilli, Cash and Coutinho or take a -4 for to swap Adams and Wood for Richarlson and bench one of them???

            • Cancelo your Son plans
              • 6 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              If White is not fit, who would be your option only for GW36:

              1. Dier/Davies (liv, ARS)
              2. Tomiyasu/Tavares (LEE, tot)
              3. Thomas/Fofana (EVE, NOR)
              4. Other under 4.7m

              1. TN
                • 1 Year
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                100% not 1 (no CS likely)

                maybe Tavares or Fofana

                ...no great options there tbh

                1. Cancelo your Son plans
                  • 6 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Tavares is my first option too at this time. Thanks!

              2. JfA
                • 3 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Shame Chabolah wasn't guaranteed to start, his points when he gets 90 are phenomenal

                1. Cancelo your Son plans
                  • 6 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Exactly!!

            • CereaLKiLLerz
              • 5 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              On FH..
              G2G? Chasing 20pt lead. Any help?
              Pickford
              Cancelo James TAA
              Gordon son saka (K)DB
              Kane Jesus Richarlison
              Bench: Steele Tomiyasu Williams Sisoko

              1. TN
                • 1 Year
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                GTG - no salah could hurt you tho

                1. CereaLKiLLerz
                  • 5 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Got to cover his captain of KDB.

              2. Cancelo your Son plans
                • 6 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Looks good. Just make sure you have 3-4 players as differentials.

            • TN
              • 1 Year
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              GTG?

              Schmeichel*
              Alonso* Trent* Matip* Cancelo*
              Salah* (c) KDB* (vc) Mount* Kulu* Saka*
              Watkins*

              Foster* Williams* Mateta Broja

              Bench order good?
              Captain and vc good?

              1. Cancelo your Son plans
                • 6 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Yes, good

            • Ronnies
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Best option;

              A) Play Coutinho
              B) Laporte (-4) and bench Coutinho

              Cheers.

              1. kempc23
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Probably A.

              2. JfA
                • 3 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Play Coutinho, Ake has emerged and they reckon Laporte might not get two starts, if he misses one there's your CS wiped out.

                1. Ronnies
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Does Pep not play his strongest 11 now City have just PL to win ?
                  Only 4 games left too!

            • kempc23
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Robbo and Schar to Matip and Cancelo(-4)? Expecting Robbo to be rested in one game based on Klopps comments.

              1. Brimble82
                • 3 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                'Comments'?
                Source?

                1. AC/DC AFC
                  • 6 Years
                  15 days, 9 hours ago

                  He said last week Robbo could easily have been rested too but he didn't want to make 3 changes at the back in one go.

                  1. Brimble82
                    • 3 Years
                    15 days, 9 hours ago

                    Ah ok. So shared that he was open to rotating Robbo, but not necessarily going as far as to say 'he would be'.

                    All eyes on 1pm

            • The60ftoctopus
              • 7 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Looking to double up on Chelsea or Man City defence.
              I've got Alonso and Cancelo, but James or Laporte?

              1. kempc23
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Laporte by miles. Very likely to play both, and likely to get 2 clean sheets. Cant say either of those for James.

              2. Cancelo your Son plans
                • 6 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Laporte if leading / James if chasing - bigger risk/reward

            • JELLYFISH
              • 10 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              Son > KDB just for GW36, and then revert the transfer back GW37 (FH GW38)? Have Kane for Spurs cover.

              Yes or no?

              1. Cancelo your Son plans
                • 6 Years
                15 days, 10 hours ago

                Yes only if for free and no other problems in the team.

                1. JELLYFISH
                  • 10 Years
                  15 days, 10 hours ago

                  Yes its a FT and no other pressing issues. Toney > Ramsey or Ramsdale > Kasper are the other options I'm weighing up, but I think KDB has the most upside

                  1. AC/DC AFC
                    • 6 Years
                    15 days, 9 hours ago

                    Ramsey is injured.

            • marinade
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              “Liverpool are in an outstanding moment.” What next, “they are making a good project”?

              1. AC/DC AFC
                • 6 Years
                15 days, 9 hours ago

                As long as they all buy into the philosophy.

            • Duncs
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              15 days, 10 hours ago

              A) Schmeichel and Richarlison

              OR

              B) Pickford and Watkins??

            • ZLATAN 88
                15 days, 9 hours ago

                mount to dias --(-8
                or coutinho to maddison ..
                or Roll

              • Ivan Ho
                  14 days, 19 hours ago

                  Should I make KdB (vs. NEW & WOL) Triple Captain?

                • AD2110
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  14 days, 11 hours ago

                  Any news on Ben White?