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

Salah's brace, Mane's form and United's change of shape: FPL notes 2


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972 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Mikel Arteta
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Mykolenko or Mina? Both are 4.9.
    I prefer the Colombian because of the problems at set-pieces that Leicester and Watford have but I'm not sure he will play both games.

    1. OneArseneWenger32
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Myko..what about Coleman?

    2. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Mina, presuming he plays 2 games. Doubt Myko gets any returns from open play and Mina more likely to get bonus points if it’s 1-0 or something (I’m guessing)

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Mina.

  2. Arfaish
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    On BB for this week. How does the following look:

    Son, Havertz, Cucho, Amartey > KDB, Gordon, Nketiah, Alonso (-8)

    Rambo, Foster
    James, Robbo, TAA, Cancelo, Amartey*
    Salah, Son, Mount, Havertz, Maddison
    Mateta, Pukki, Cucho*

    1. RealSocialDads
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Don't like son out for -4, could backfire. Maybe just do Cucho amartey havertz out

  3. OneArseneWenger32
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Any options for this 2FT. FH available .1itb
    Tight ML with others having FH and bb available
    Pope
    Cancelo trent robbo royal
    Son saka salah
    Kane Weghorst mateta

    Steele mendy amartey brunoG

  4. TeddiPonza
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    FH in 37 so I have 1 FT to spare. 0,1 m in bank.

    Foster
    TAA Robbo Cancelo Alonso
    Salah Coutinho Mount Saka Kulu
    Kane

    Any ideas what to do with this, with gw´s 36 and 38 in mind? Was keen on Mount to Foden but fplstatistics had Foden on 87% last night but somehow he did rise last night, so I got priced out.

    Thanks.

  5. faux_C
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Toney + Werner to Richarlison + Watkins for free

    Too sideways?

    1. OneArseneWenger32
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Good upside make the trade

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

    Ramsdale + Maddison ➡ Pickford + Mahrez (-4) ??

    1. Arfaish
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Seems sideways with mahrez not even guaranteed to start both and Maddison now back.

    2. OneArseneWenger32
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Nope

    3. Ruinenlust
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No

    4. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      I like it

    5. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No.

  7. sirmorbach
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    A. Laporte, have Gordon as a sub
    B. 4.0 fodder, buy and play Saka

    That is, who scores more, Laporte or Saka?

    1. OneArseneWenger32
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      If chasing go saka..protecting lead play safe with Laporte

      1. sirmorbach
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Cheers!

      2. Thomas Magnum
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Agree with this, but wouldn’t be surprised if Laporte gets a rest one of the two games

  8. grennans2
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    A or B? (2FT, planning to FH37)

    A) Mount & Kane > Salah & Nketiah
    B) Robertson, Mount & Kane > Matip, Salah & Jesus (-4)

    1. OneArseneWenger32
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Committed to selling Kane?

  9. Thomas Magnum
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Who would you prefer for this week and GW38? FH next week*
    A) Holgate (lei, wat. ars)
    B) Sessegnon (liv, ARS. nor)
    C) Clyne (WAT. mun)
    D) Tavares (LEE, spurs. EVE)

    1. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      D

    2. Il Capitano
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      D

    3. The Mentaculus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 2 days ago

      B

    4. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Thanks all, forgot to mention I have Ramsdale if that changes anything…

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

      D i think

  10. Il Capitano
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Ramsey... BB is a cursed chip.

    1FT - 0.3m ITB - BB36

    Ramsdale
    TAA Robbo Cancelo Laporte
    Salah Saka Raphinha Kulu
    Kane Nketiah

    Foster - Pukki Ramsey* Doherty*

    Ramsey + Doherty > Gordon + Digne (-4)?

    1. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      I’d do it as you’re on BB, do you think Digne is likely to play both games? Only alternative maybe is KDH instead of Gordon giving you .2 extra for the defender if you’re priced out of someone you liked?

      1. Il Capitano
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Could go Mings for safety or an Everton defender, Ramsey > KDH leaves me 0.1 short on Cash unfortunately

        1. Thomas Magnum
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          I don’t mind Mings honestly. Digne would be an awesome differential if he’ll start both but it’s a risk of course. Would probably take Mings over and Everton defender myself

          1. Il Capitano
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Yep, fair. Digne's miraculous return from a supposed season ending injury is a bit fishy. Maybe Young comes in for the Leeds game? I'll do some forum trawling later

            1. Il Capitano
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 2 days ago

              *Burnley game rather

  11. bitm2007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    That late Cancelo no handball VAR decision at Goodison in February could end up denying Pool the title and sending Everton down.

    1. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Liverpool and Everton fans will be rioting side by side

    2. Capt Hadley Blanc
        2 months, 2 days ago

        This is totally Unrelated though.
        But it was Rodri and not Cancelo

      • jackothedon
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Swings in roundabouts.

        Liverpool got a dodgy VAR call in the Carabao cup final and many more over the course of the season - including numerous red cards for Mane

    3. Jimbo-Jones
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      On BB36 and then FH37 so Ramsey (-4) to:

      1. Gordon (lei, wat, ars)
      2. KDH (EVE, NOR, SOU)

      Assume either will be benched in 38 anyway.

      Other option is -8 with James and get someone a bit more expensive.

      Schmeichel Foster
      Cancelo TAA Rudi James White
      Salah Saka Mount Raph ***
      Kane Mateta Nketiah

    4. FPL Mentor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      The lineup

      Ramsdale
      TAA Robbo Alonso
      KDB(C) Mahrez Mount Barnes Coutinho
      Richarlison Watkins

      Sa / Cash / Amartey / Weghorst

      Good to go?

      1. OneArseneWenger32
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        No salah! How’s your ranking?

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

      Pickford or Schmeichel (will FH37)?

      1. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Pickford

      2. Adderz
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Schmeichel. Everton's away record this season is shocking

      3. Il Capitano
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Schmeichel 36, Pickford 37. So Schmeichel here

      4. The Mentaculus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Schmeichel this week, Pickford next

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

        Yes Schmeichel if FH

    6. JY84
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Currently still hv a FH n BB to play... My bench currently has only Foster as a DGW n so many injured players like Kilman n White with 0.1m n 1 FT remaining.. If thats e case, is it stupid for me to play only my BB on week 38 since there r not many budget DGW defenders whom i can transfer in tis week to boost my bench! Was thinking of waiting for W38 where White will prob recover n I can transfer in a Spurs defender for Kilman.....

    7. -GK22-
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Worth -8

      Out: mount, Ramsey, Gundo, Weggy

      In: Saka, mahrez, nketiah, Gordon

      1. OneArseneWenger32
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Easy yes

      2. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Think so, not sure on Mount out though, you could save a -4 and play Mount

        1. OneArseneWenger32
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Only cause of the mahrez punt 🙂

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

        BB or not? For BB yeah if not then not too sure. I would just prioritise Saka in and getting rid of Weg ...

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

      Bench one please?
      A. Kulusevski
      B. Pukki
      C. Richarlison
      D. James (may only play one)
      E. Robertson (may only play one)

      1. OneArseneWenger32
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Kulu by miles

      2. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        B

      3. Thomas Magnum
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Pukki followed by Kulu for me

      4. The Mentaculus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 2 days ago

        B

      5. artvandelay316
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        B

      6. Crunchie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        B

    9. artvandelay316
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      How is this for a DGW36 FH, and do I have the benching right?

      Ederson (Gunn)
      TAA, Cancelo, Alonso, James (White)
      Salah (C), KDB (VC), Maddison, Saka (Kulu)
      Richarlison, Nketiah (Vydra)

      Cheers.

      1. OneArseneWenger32
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Nice

        1. artvandelay316
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Cheers.

      2. TopBinFC
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Wouldnt have 2 Chelsea at the back, James will only play one game

          1. artvandelay316
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Cheers. Could have Schmeichel instead of Ederson and "upgrade" James to either Robertson or Laporte?

      3. RealSocialDads
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Quick straw poll, for GW36 and GW38 only:

        A. Mount
        B. Saka

        1. Gazza2000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          B

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

          Saka

        3. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Saka.

          But I do like Mount and intend to keep him.

        4. Il Capitano
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          B

        5. artvandelay316
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          B

      4. TopBinFC
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Playing a WC is more of a headache than anything;

          1. KDB & Odegaard
          2. Foden & Saka

          I feel KDB is more nailed to play both games than Foden?

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            I'd go Mahrez + Saka.

            1. TopBinFC
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Nice, is Mahrez nailed though? I feel KDB is def nailed as long as pep says he isnt injured?

            2. OneArseneWenger32
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Kdb injury is concerning..May play 60min in both and can he deliver?

              1. TopBinFC
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Injury? Source please...

                  1. OneArseneWenger32
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    He’s playing with painkillers these days

                    1. TopBinFC
                        2 months, 2 days ago

                        Oh really, didn't know that.

                      • artvandelay316
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 2 days ago

                        Even if this is the case, his recent point scores have impressed. Well worth getting him in this week unless he is actually injured beyond requiring painkillers.

                    2. The Mentaculus
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 2 days ago

                      Was said to be playing with a "niggle" in his ankle by Pep in post-Watford interview but that was a while ago now

                      1. tokara
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 2 days ago

                        Two assists in that game with niggles lol

                        1. The Mentaculus
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          2 months, 2 days ago

                          Yeah I agree with you, I'm probably still capping him

              2. Pegboy
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                BB this week and FH in 37.

                2FT £0.2m I've got plenty of doublers, but all the wrong ones! No Man City or Arsenal. Strikers are a car crash. Not massively keen on losing Mount, but looks like the only way to raise funds for defence.

                Sa Foster
                TAA James Fofana Coady Doherty
                Salah(c) Son Mount Maddison Jota
                Pukki Weghorst Broja

                I'm almost certainly doing Broja > Nketiah, so transfers below are on top.

                a) Doherty + Mount > Cancelo + Gordon (-4)
                b) Doherty + Mount > Alonso/Gabriel + Saka (-4)
                c) Doherty + Coady + Mount > Laporte + Tavares + Saka (-8)

                I'm probably doing Sa (che, MCY, liv) > Schemichel (EVE NOR SOU) for a (-4) but easier to count that separately.

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

                  C might as well go all in, depending on your rank.

                  If not A

              3. Mweene
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Long-term planning for this GW36 BB has been an utter disaster. Reguilon, Doherty, Tierney, White and now Ramsey injuries. Absolutely pointless.

                1. Il Capitano
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Doherty, Cucho and Ramsey here, annoying having to spend the precious few FTs on bench fodder

                  1. Mweene
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    I sold Reguilon and Tierney for Doherty and White and they both get injured as well. Couldn't make it up. Considering not playing the chip now as it would cost a -12.

                2. JY84
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Same as me.... Got three injuries n only Foster as my DGW! I think use it maybe on week 37 or 38 instead! Plus e likes of White only has a minor injury n will def return b4 e season end! Not worth it to minus points or waste our FT on those bench fodder in my opinion

              4. dshv
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Casper Foster
                Taa Robbo Alonso Cancelo Cash
                Son Salah Kulusevski Saka Mount
                Richarlison Nketiah Pukki

                Anything worth a hit? Want to hit 10k

                1. OneArseneWenger32
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Son to Sterling if chasing

              5. McSauce
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 12 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                2FT used Wood & Jimmy --> Nketiah & Richarlison

                Ramsdale**
                TAA** Alonso** Roberts
                Saka** Havertz** Son** Maddison**
                Richarlison** Kane** Nketiah**

                Sanchez Barnes Ait-N Dalot

                A) no hits and stick
                B) Roberts --> Matip (-4)

              6. estheblessed
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                FH team... I really want to get Son but cant afford him. Other than that does it look ok?

                Schmeical
                VVD, TAA, Laporte, Alonso
                KDB, Salah, Mount, Kulu, Saka
                Nketiah

                Foster, Pukki, Gelhardt, Williams

                1. OneArseneWenger32
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  No to Kulu

              7. gmando2011
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                apart from GK, which 5 CITY players are most likely 2 star both fixtures.

                in order my money on

                1. Dias
                2. Laporte
                3. Cancelo
                4. KDB
                5. Foden

                1. TopBinFC
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    1. Cancelo
                    2. Bilva
                    3. KDB
                    4. Laporte
                    5. Dias

                2. TeddiPonza
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  FH in 37 so I have 1 FT to spare. 0,1 m in bank.

                  Foster (Dubravka)
                  TAA Robbo Cancelo Alonso (Amartey)
                  Salah Coutinho Mount Saka Kulu
                  Kane (Broja Gelhardt)

                  Which option with 36 and 38 in mind?

                  A. Coutinho to BSilva
                  B. Coutinho and Broja to Foden and Greenwood for að hit
                  C. Broja to fodder so I can do Coutinho to Foden in 38
                  D. Something else

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

                  Bench one plz

                  A) Maddison
                  B) Mount
                  C) Alonso
                  D) Robbo

                  1. OneArseneWenger32
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    Robbo

                  2. artvandelay316
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    Tough. B probably, as he might not start both games.

                4. RedJive79
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Robbo and Bavies to Matip and Alonso for a hit?

                  1. OneArseneWenger32
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    Nah

                5. Frank Koscielny
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  A) Sa to Ederson for free and play Ramsey
                  B) Sa to Ederson + Weghorst to Richarlison for -4
                  C) Sa to Schmeichel + Broja to Richarlison for -4 (not ideal for BB gw38)

                  Basically boils down to whether Richarlison can outscore Ramsey with more than 4 points and how much better it is to have Ederson over Schmeichel

                  1. The Units
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 12 Years
                    2 months, 2 days ago

                    B