Captain Sensible

Who are the best FPL captain options for Double Gameweek 37?

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers face another tough captaincy decision for Double Gameweek 37, with no real standout favourite for the armband.

In an attempt to find the best one for this latest round, 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 Sunday’s 10:30 GMT deadline.

THE CAPTAIN POLL

Richarlison (£7.6m) is the man who tops the pile but not by much. 24.2% of voters handed their support to the Everton forward, who is in decent form, with three attacking returns in his last five starts.

Son Heung-min (£11.0m) is just behind in second place, backed by 22.39%.

Wilfried Zaha (£6.9m) occupies third place with 9.68%, followed by Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) and Ollie Watkins (£7.5m), on 7.98% and 6.99% respectively.

SON HEUNG-MIN/HARRY KANE

Gabriel injury latest as Son and Kane haul in north London derby

Son Heung-min’s midweek goal against Arsenal closed him to within one of Mohamed Salah in the race for the Golden Boot.

The South Korean also added an assist, which means he has now produced five double-figure hauls in his last eight matches and trails Salah by just 16 points at the top of the FPL standings.

As for Harry Kane (£12.4m), since Antonio Conte came to the helm, he is top among all players for non-penalty expected goal involvement (xGI), with his 23 attacking returns in 26 starts only bettered by Son.

SON V KANE – LAST SIX MATCHES
SonKane
Goals73
Assists23
FPL points6635
FPL points per start115.8
Double-digit hauls32
Non-pen xG2.562.44
xA0.510.48

Last six matches: ARS/liv/LEI/bre/BHA/avl


Tottenham Hotspur, meanwhile, have now won five of their last six home league games, scoring at least three goals in each of those victories.

And even with just one fixture in Double Gameweek 37, Son/Kane remain attractive propositions for the armband against a Burnley side potentially missing both of their first-choice centre-halves: James Tarkowski (£4.9m) exited last weekend’s game against Aston Villa in the early stages of the second half after feeling tightness in his hamstring, while Ben Mee (£4.6m) is struggling with a leg injury.

The Clarets’ goal attempts conceded heatmap from Gameweek 33 onwards – Mike Jackson’s first match in charge – offers further encouragement for Son backers, with plenty of shots allowed from the South Koreans ‘zone’:


RICHARLISON

Who are the best FPL captain options for Double Gameweek 37?


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  1. 824545201
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Watkins > Ings (-4) Yay or nay?

    1. Finding Timo
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Nay

  2. Slitherene
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    RmFHt 37

    Pickford | Fodder
    Robertson Cash Digne
    KdB Sterling Son Zaha Trossard
    Vardy Richarlison
    ¦ Amartey Tsimikas Fodder

    Good to go?

    1. Koolswan
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Good team.
      Is it possible to get Kane for Sterling?

      1. Slitherene
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Yes, Diaz could be the replacement.

    2. Kingy109
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I wouldn't pick Sterling without a decent first bench. Pool mid?

        1. pablo discobar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Can't see vardy doing 2 in a week

    3. FCSB
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Is this FH good to go?

      Pickford
      TAA Cash Digne Mykolenko
      Salah Son Zaha
      Kane Richarlison Ings

      Steele KDH McArthur Tsimikas

      Thanks

      1. jason_ni
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Looks template enough, so pretty solid!
        See below, am weighing up if vardy is worth dropping Salah!

    4. jason_ni
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Leaving Salah out on FH 37 is massive risk, but which do you prefer?

      A) Salah & 5.0 def(Prob Anderson)
      B) Vardy & Robertson

      1. jason_ni
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Or 3rd option lol
        C) Diaz/Jota (not sure which is better!) & Vardy

      2. NateDog
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I'm doing C so I'll vote that

        1. jason_ni
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Who you plumping for from Diaz and jota? Or seeing how the final plays out?

          1. NateDog
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Yeah just wait and see, I actually have both in the team just one benched currently, I could get to Salah instead (just have to downgrade Castsgne and maybe play Sess instead) but honestly I think I prefer to go for one of those

          2. Boberella
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I’m going Diaz and Vardy, but Pool mid dependent on Cup Final li who/minutes

    5. Hawk Eye
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      On a FH.
      A. Kane+Mykolenko
      B. Vardy+ Cacelo

      Got Richarlison, Ings & Son

      1. Finding Timo
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A

      2. Boberella
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        B

      3. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        B

    6. Sterling Malory
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      FH how's this draft? - non pool dice roll...

      Pickford
      Digne Cash Myko
      KDB Son Coutinho Zaha
      Vardy Kane Richarlison (c)

      Fodder bench.

    7. nerd_is_the_werd
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Werner ---> Ings or Watkins?

      1. nerd_is_the_werd
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        or Richarlison

        1. Boberella
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Richarlison’s EO will be pretty high, so depends if your chasing or protecting.

      2. nerd_is_the_werd
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Havertz ---> Coutinho,

        or any of these options for additional hits (-4)

    8. Triple Free Bench Hit Boost
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Is it crazy to be thinking of Coutinho as a captain option? Am chasing 40 pts in mini-league and want to choose one of the following differentials (leader has none of them)

        Current choice for captain:
        A) Coutinho
        B) Kane
        C) HBarnes

        Feels wrong putting it on a single game weeker but Coutinho and Barnes don't exactly instill me with confidence.

        1. Mcgugan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Don’t love any of them, but I think Barnes could be the best bet for a haul vs Watford

          1. Triple Free Bench Hit Boost
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Yeh, that is 'if' he starts... am hoping that now Leicester are out of Europe there may be a bit of consistency, especially after he did quite well last game.

          2. cruzex
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            i like coutinho (c) iam thinking the same

        2. mataave
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Any urgent changes needed?

          Sa
          James - Cash - Cancelo
          Salah - Zaha - Maddison - Kulu - Saka
          Kane (c) - Richarlison (vc)

          Foster - Matip - Rudiger - Broja

        3. Il Capitano
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 24 days ago

          1FT 0ITB

          Ramsdale
          TAA Robbo Cancelo Digne
          Salah Saka Kulu Gordon
          Kane Nketiah

          Foster - Pukki Raph Laporte*

          Ramsdale to Pickford, Saka to Zaha (-4)? Any brighter options?

        4. RogDog_jimmy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 24 days ago

          ok - weird construct for this question but it makes sense (TAA down - fodder up)
          would you do either?

          a/ TAA > Vardy (-4)
          b/ TAA & Jota > Son & Richarlison (-8)

          1. Emp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            why would you sell taa?

            1. RogDog_jimmy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 24 days ago

              I got Robbo - looking for ways to fund some things.
              I'm down 200k so trying to have some fun with upside chasing.

          2. Il Capitano
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Best saved after the FA cup final

            1. RogDog_jimmy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 24 days ago

              True -
              Option 1 I got time on - option 2 I have exact money, so would be a today move (and I don't want to do it today really)

          3. Emp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            if you really set on it id go A then jota should start saints

            1. RogDog_jimmy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 24 days ago

              cheers! look forward to the game tomorrow.

            2. Emp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              and do taa to obne of the spurs wingbacks if oyu can for tasy last tow fixtures especially norwich

              1. RogDog_jimmy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 24 days ago

                good tip - depends on the other move but may be able to pull that off.

        5. Corona is not good 4 U
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Is this free hit team good to go?

          Pickford
          Cash, Mings, Holgate
          Salah, Son, De Bruyne, Zaha
          Ings, Richarlison, Vardy

          Thank you!

          1. Boberella
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Yep!

          2. RogDog_jimmy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I like these ones with the triple forwards.

            For me;

            Salah > Mane
            Holgate > Mykolenko
            Mings > Digne

            1. Emp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              mane isnt gonna play saints

              1. RedRo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 24 days ago

                What’s the source for this?

                1. Emp
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  the source of common sense

                  1. RedRo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Oh, just a weird opinion stated like fact lol. Ok thought there was sone sort of injury I didn’t know about

                    1. RogDog_jimmy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      lol.
                      i've tried guessing lineups. i don't care anymore. mahrez broke my spirit on FH last week.

                      1. RedRo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Getting Mane’s fine mate. He more than likely starts - just got to keep an eye on the FA Cup final

        6. Gudjohnsen
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Captain Son or Richarlison?

          1. Diedhiou See That?
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Son

          2. Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Hey man, you ever make out on the early match captain?

            I have never.

            I am picking my little Son, but I expect to be burned on this deal

        7. matiakez
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Ramsdale and Saka to Pickford and Maddison for a hit or just one of them?

        8. Diedhiou See That?
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          A. Watkins to Richarlison (c)
          B. Havertz and Watkins to Son (c) and fodder (-4)

        9. Emp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          A. Salah cap and foden
          B. Ings Cap and Salah (-4) ( foden bench)

        10. Kodap
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Who would you captain out of these lot if protecting an 80 points lead.. (i know.. but want to be safe)

          1. Salah
          2. Kane
          3. Son
          4. Richarlison
          5. Zaha
          6. KDB

          1. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I'm in a similar position with a 60 lead and going 4

            1. Kodap
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Okay, sounds good.

          2. Kellz86
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            4

            80pt lead is probably too much for your rivals.

            1. Kodap
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Thanks mate, yeah he has a free hit left too so I imagine he'll use it this week.

          3. mdm
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            3

            1. Kodap
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Yeah I'm very tempted, captained Salah through all of Son's hauls so you just know that the tables will turn when I captain haha

          4. Mcgugan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I’d go 4, but if you think you know who he will captain then do that

            1. Kodap
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              I honestly have no idea, it's gonna be his FH team so could be anyone..

          5. NorCal Villan
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Son (protecting 100 pt lead)

          6. Pep's Money Laundry
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            These are the differences between the FH teams I've come up with, which one do you prefer please?

            A. Robbo, Zaha, Maddison, Kane
            B. Myko, Zaha, Kdb, Vardy
            C. Myko, Gordon, Kdb, Kane

            1. Boberella
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              B for me.

          7. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            How's this lot look on my FH please
            Pickford
            Cash cancelo Digne Emerson Royal
            Salah KDB Couinho Zaha
            Rich Kane
            Gordon Amartey Gelhardt

            Anything worth changing? Thanks

          8. cutch
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            A) Salah + Holgate
            B) Mane + Mykolenko

            1. nico05
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              B

            2. Pep's Money Laundry
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Mane is overdue a rest, I would be surprised if firmino and Jota don't start against Southampton. For that reason A

          9. stevehaigh84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Which of the following?

            A) Dennis to Vardy and Salah to Dias -4.
            B) Dennis to Vardy, Borja to Richarlison and Salah to 6.3 or less midfielder -8
            C) Dennis to Nketiah ft

            Cheers

            1. nico05
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              A

          10. Triple Free Bench Hit Boost
              1 month, 24 days ago

              What is best use of a FT here:
              A) Dier/ Matip to Digne?
              B) Salah to Son
              C) something else?

              Team is:
              Schmeichel (Foster)
              Matip, Rudger, Cancelo (Dier, Williams)
              Salah, Barnes, Cout, Gordon (Mount)
              Weghorst, Richarlison, Kane

            • Tmel
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Predicted Ramsey minutes over the DGW?

              1. nico05
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                100 ish

            • Pachi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Barnes and nketiah to gordon and ings for -4?

            • Reinhold
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Anyone wanna help me build a free hit team to catch up on this guy, who is without a chip?

              https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/205162/event/36

              Big monies on the line.

              Something along the lines of KDB, Son, AVL defence (double?). Mané? Salah? Diaz? Zaha?

              1. Dynamic Duos
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Pickford
                Digne Cash ???
                Salah Son Zaha Maddison
                Vardy Ings Richarlison

                Steele Gordon Sessegnon Tsimikas

                1. Reinhold
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Good shout mate. I think I msy avoid Salah though. Simply as catching up

                  1. Dynamic Duos
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Ings and Salah to Kane and Coutinho

              2. NorCal Villan
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Do I get a share of the big monies?

              3. Dynamic Duos
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                I'm glad more people are seeing sense and that Richarlison is leading the vote now

              4. kanuforpresident
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Chasing with FH, 25 points down

                  Pick
                  Digne cash Davies
                  Mads Son Salah Zaha
                  Ings Richarlison Kane
                  Subs - cp and eve defender, fodder

                  Thoughts? otherwise

                  A) Vardy in for Kane
                  B) KDB or Sterling in (would have to re-jig the team)

                • Sterling Malory
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  How's this FH

                  Pickford
                  Digne Cash Myko
                  KDB Son Coutinho Zaha
                  Richarlison Kane Vardy

                  1. Mcgugan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    If want Ings personally - maybe for Kane and then upgrade a Villa defender.

                    Depending if you want to gamble, could triple up on a defence.

                    Looks good though

                • Tmel
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Either of these worth a hit?

                  a) James > Mykolenko
                  b) Saka > Zaha

                  1. Mcgugan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    I wouldn’t say so

                  2. the dom 1
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    No

                • Mcgugan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Already made a transfer. Now considering a -4.

                  A) Foden to Zaha (-4)
                  B) KDB to Son (-4)
                  C) Kane to Vardy/Ings (-4)
                  D) Nothing

                  Pretty sure I’ll do nothing - but would like some validation!

                  1. the dom 1
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    A or D