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. RWB_1991
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    Raphina to Maddison for a hit?

    1. Mcgugan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      I’d say yes

      1. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 1 hour ago

        Yup

    2. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      Yep

    3. sulldaddy
      • 12 Years
      10 days, 13 mins ago

      Easy yes

      1. RWB_1991
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 days, 23 hours ago

        Thanks

  2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    Good evening all!! Any thoughts on this FH keep Coming back to it….

    Pickford
    Cash Digne Holgate
    Salah Son KDB Zaha
    Vardy Ings Richarlison
    Subs 3.9 Brownhill Ait Nouri Tsimikas

    Cheers everyone!!

    1. nico05
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      Looks good to me.
      Who's your C?

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        10 days, 1 hour ago

        Cheers mate!! Currently on Ings!!

  3. nico05
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 1 hour 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

    1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      Very nice mate I Like it!!I’m still undecided whether or not to go for Kane or KDB Must admit

    2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      Captain??

  4. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    Who would you pick out of these 3?

    A. Zaha
    B. Maddison
    C. Trossard

    Cheers

    1. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      I'd say you've got the order correct there....ABC

      1. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 1 hour ago

        Agreed

    2. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 58 mins ago

      Cheers lads

  5. Bobby_Baggio
    • 11 Years
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    Which one do you prefer please? Would you change anything?

    A) Pickford
    Cash - Digne - MATIP
    MADDISON - SALAH - Zaha - Son
    KANE - Ings - Richarlison

    (Steele) - Delph - Tsimikas - Veltman
    ----
    B) Pickford
    Cash - Digne - MYKOLENKO
    JOTA - KDB - Zaha - Son
    VARDY - Ings - Richarlison

    (Steele) - Castagne - Anderson - KDH

    1. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      A

      1. Bobby_Baggio
        • 11 Years
        10 days, 1 hour ago

        Cheers - no city assets though

    2. DavvaMC
      • 1 Year
      9 days, 18 hours ago

      I think Delph might be injured, so I would replace him.

  6. Pep's Money Laundry
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    Vardy or Kane (own Son) ?

    1. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 57 mins ago

      Kane as I don’t think Vardy will play both games

  7. Sterling Malory
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    A) Mane + Ings
    B) Coutinho + Kane

    FH - no Salah

    1. The Knights Template
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      B

    2. OptimusBlack
      • 9 Years
      10 days, 59 mins ago

      B

    3. Jam0sh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 58 mins ago

      A

  8. Catona75
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    On my last picks on FH. Which 3?

    A) Robertson, Diaz/Jota and Kane
    B) Clyne, Salah and Vardy or
    C) Robertson, Salah and Maddison

    Been on A, currently on B…

  9. Firminoooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    Is this FH to boring?

    Schmeichel
    Digne Cash Mykolenko
    Salah Son KdB Gordon
    Ings Kane Richarlison

    1. The Knights Template
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      Yes. Wunderbar!

    2. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 40 mins ago

      Boring’s good. Looks great

  10. Tartan Brazilians
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    10 days, 1 hour ago

    Weghorst to Richarlison for a hit? Playing bench boost.

    Other options are Toney or Nketiah to Richarlison for hit. But like Brentford and Arsenal fixtures for 38.

    1. BrockLanders
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 30 mins ago

      I'd hold Weghorst as he has a double aswell. I'd ditch Nketiah

  11. noissimbus
      10 days, 1 hour ago

      KDB not in the list of popular captains? Any reasons beyond the tough fixture of West Ham away?

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

        No reason you wouldn’t be aware of. He’s fine if you want to go for him

        1. noissimbus
            10 days, 57 mins ago

            Thanks. Was curious if maybe there's some underlying factor considered. KDB seems to be a ramming machine at the moment, wouldn't bet against decent return regardless of match result.

            1. RedRo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              10 days, 44 mins ago

              Yeah, I don’t think he’s a bad option - it’s just like you say in the original post West Ham away is possibly a tough fixture (or tougher than the alternatives have). Son for example is also in incredible form and has Burnley at home. Then you chuck in the doublers too and I think there’s just going to be loads of variance this week between captaincy picks - could be a good opportunity to get ahead

      2. OptimusBlack
        • 9 Years
        10 days, 1 hour ago

        Pick one for DGW ..

        A- Digne & Gordon

        B- Cash & Brownhill

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 8 Years
          10 days, 1 hour ago

          A

        2. L S P
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 days, 59 mins ago

          A

        3. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          10 days, 56 mins ago

          A

        4. OptimusBlack
          • 9 Years
          10 days, 54 mins ago

          Cheers Guys

        5. Jam0sh
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          10 days, 53 mins ago

          A

          1. OptimusBlack
            • 9 Years
            10 days, 35 mins ago

            Cheers

      3. The Frenchie
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 1 hour ago

        What do you think of this potential transferts:

        In: De Bruyne / Son / Mykolenko or Cash? / Richarlison
        Out: Salah / Kulusevski / TAA / Watkins

        Current team
        Schmeichel
        TAA / Robertson / Cancelo / James
        Salah / Mount / Kulusevski / Coutinho
        Kane / Watkins

        Cheers guys

        1. Jam0sh
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          10 days, 55 mins ago

          I don't like those moves too much. Is that -8

          1. The Frenchie
            • 5 Years
            10 days, 43 mins ago

            What would you do?

      4. Viper
        • 12 Years
        10 days, 58 mins ago

        How does this look?

        Pickford

        Cash Dighe Mykolenko

        Salah Son KDB Zaha

        Vardy Richarlison Ings

        This has the potential to be a disaster, I can feel it 😆

        1. Jam0sh
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          10 days, 55 mins ago

          Similar to most fh teams

        2. RedRo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          10 days, 42 mins ago

          If it’s a disaster for you it’s a disaster for everyone at least

          1. Viper
            • 12 Years
            10 days, 39 mins ago

            *everyone free hitting 😉

            Won't be as many as you think

      5. L S P
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 days, 57 mins ago

        Who do you like for a 4th MID?

        A) Maddison
        B) Coutinho
        C) Zaha

        And would you sacrifice KDB to have two of the above and upgrade Clyne to a MNC/LIV defender?

        Current FH:

        Pick
        Cash-Digne-Myko-Clyne
        Salah-KDB-Son-Zaha
        Kane-Rich

        1. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          10 days, 54 mins ago

          Keep current FH team I think

      6. Jam0sh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        10 days, 54 mins ago

        Which one would you prefer this week:

        A) Robertson (sou)
        B) Cancelo (whu)

        1. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          10 days, 53 mins ago

          Cancelo

        2. No Professionals
          • 4 Years
          10 days, 50 mins ago

          Robertson

        3. RedRo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          10 days, 43 mins ago

          A

      7. More Cowbell
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        10 days, 50 mins ago

        Hi Guys,

        Any thoughts on my free hit team please? Thinking 3-5-2:

        Pickford (fodder)
        Cash, Holgate, Justin. (Clyde, Tsimi)
        Salah, KDB, Son, Maddison, Zaha
        Ings, Richarlison (Nketiah)

        1. RedRo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          10 days, 35 mins ago

          Looks good mate

      8. Ninjaa
        • 11 Years
        10 days, 46 mins ago

        Latest free hit draft. Thoughts please chaps

        Pickford (Steele)
        TAA Cancelo Digne (Clyne Tsimi)
        Salah Son Zaha Gordon (KDH)
        Vardy Richarlison Nkieitah

        1. Tigger_7
            10 days, 39 mins ago

            Nice. I currently have KDB and thinking of switching to Son for -4! Worth it?

            1. Ninjaa
              • 11 Years
              10 days, 38 mins ago

              Not for -4 no

              1. Tigger_7
                  10 days, 33 mins ago

                  Current team
                  Schmeichel (Pickford)
                  Cancelo Matip Robbo (Laporte,Alonso)
                  Salah,KDB,Coutinho,Gordon (KDH)
                  Ings, Richarlison, Nketiah
                  20points ahead in Mini league. Would you FH now or keep it to Wk38?

            2. RedRo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              10 days, 37 mins ago

              Sorry, I’m not a fan. Most are picking 3 of Kane/KDB/Salah/Son - I’ve seen some with 4 and you’ve just got 2. What are you expecting from Vardy in terms of minutes? I’d downgrade Cancelo to a doubler and upgrade Vardy to Kane

          • Tmel
            • 11 Years
            10 days, 38 mins ago

            Best use of FT?

            a) Ramsdale > Pickford
            b) James > Mykolenko
            c) Robertson > Mykolenko
            d) Saka > Zaha

            1. RedRo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              10 days, 36 mins ago

              D

              1. RedRo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                10 days, 36 mins ago

                That’s a lot of funds raised in B and C though - if you can bench Myko in 38 then it kind of depends what you’d do with the funds too

            2. Tonyawesome69
              • 3 Years
              10 days, 23 mins ago

              A or D, lean towards A

            3. OptimusBlack
              • 9 Years
              10 days, 16 mins ago

              D

          • BrockLanders
            • 7 Years
            10 days, 32 mins ago

            Mahrez & Saka to Maddison & Zaha -4 a no brainer, right?

            1. Tonyawesome69
              • 3 Years
              10 days, 25 mins ago

              Not a no brainer.

          • Jam0sh
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            10 days, 30 mins ago

            Which one would you prefer to have this week:

            A) Kane (BUR)
            B) KDB (whu)

            1. Tigger_7
                10 days, 28 mins ago

                I’m thinking Burnley will keep it tight but then KDB will probably be playing deeper v the hammers.. a tough one..

              • Tonyawesome69
                • 3 Years
                10 days, 26 mins ago

                Kane - Burnley and Spurs need to win and have injuries to defence

            2. Tonyawesome69
              • 3 Years
              10 days, 26 mins ago

              Likely doing Jesus to Ings with FT

              Looking for thoughts on the options below.
              A. Laporte to Mykolenko/Casha (-4)
              B. Saka to Zaha (-4)
              C. Play Brownhill

              1FT 0.5ITB - No chips left
              Schmeichel
              TAA Robbo Cancelo James Laporte*
              Salah Son Kulu Saka
              Jesus
              (Steele Brownhill Gelhardt Greenwood)

            3. matiakez
              • 11 Years
              10 days, 26 mins ago

              Ramsdale to Pickford and Saka to Maddison for a hit or just do the one?

              Other keeper is Dubravka

              1. Tonyawesome69
                • 3 Years
                10 days, 24 mins ago

                Just the one transfer

            4. Tigger_7
                10 days, 22 mins ago

                Current team
                Schmeichel (Pickford)
                Cancelo Matip Robbo (Laporte,Alonso)
                Salah,KDB,Coutinho,Gordon (KDH)
                Ings, Richarlison, Nketiah
                20points ahead in Mini league. Would you FH now or keep it to Wk38?
                Go Schmeichel or Pickford?

                1. Tonyawesome69
                  • 3 Years
                  10 days, 16 mins ago

                  FH38 and start Pickford

              • Milkman Bruno
                • 1 Year
                10 days, 21 mins ago

                Hi folks, please help organise my bench players

                Ederson
                Robertson, Cancelo, Matip, Cash
                Salah, Son, Zaha, Maddison, Kulu
                Nkietah

                Sanchez, Jonny, Mateta, Rodrigo

                Thank you

                1. George James
                  • 7 Years
                  10 days, 18 mins ago

                  You have it right

                2. Tonyawesome69
                  • 3 Years
                  10 days, 17 mins ago

                  I would be tempted to start Jonny over Matip depending on the FAC lineup

                3. Tigger_7
                    10 days, 17 mins ago

                    I think perfect as they are. Jonny better prospect than Mateta who probably won’t play both..

                4. George James
                  • 7 Years
                  10 days, 19 mins ago

                  Best move?

                  A) White >> Digne / Cash -4

                  B) Sanchez >> Martinez -4

                  C) neither..

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    10 days, 16 mins ago

                    A or C

                5. HMC
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  10 days, 19 mins ago

                  If you could only pick one Leicester would you go Maddison or Vardy?
                  I’m trying to make up 30 points over the final 2 gameweeks and on FH this week.
                  Have Richarlison and Ings already. Not sure who my 3rd striker would be if not Vardy right now

                  1. George James
                    • 7 Years
                    10 days, 19 mins ago

                    Vardy

                    1. HMC
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      10 days, 13 mins ago

                      Cheers. Plenty of other mid options

                  2. OptimusBlack
                    • 9 Years
                    10 days, 16 mins ago

                    Vardy Party

                    1. HMC
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      10 days, 14 mins ago

                      Feels more fun

                  3. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    10 days, 15 mins ago

                    Vardy

                    1. HMC
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      10 days, 14 mins ago

                      Cheers

                6. pundit of punts
                  • 9 Years
                  10 days, 14 mins ago

                  GTG? On -4

                  Pickford
                  TAA - Cash - Cancelo
                  Salah - Mount - Zaha - Barnes - Kulusevski
                  Ings - Richarlison

                  Schmeichel - Nketiah - Alonso - Dias

                  🙂

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    10 days, 13 mins ago

                    GTG

                7. Metropolis
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  10 days, 14 mins ago

                  My FH team comes down to the following (have Son):

                  A) Kane, Maddison & Cancelo

                  B) KDB, Vardy, Holgate

                  Which is the best?

                  1. pundit of punts
                    • 9 Years
                    10 days, 14 mins ago

                    B

                  2. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    10 days, 13 mins ago

                    A

                  3. Zaruto
                    • 4 Years
                    10 days, 4 mins ago

                    A

                8. Little Frank
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  10 days, 14 mins ago

                  Best option for my FH team:
                  A. Robertson Zaha Maddison
                  B. Andersen KDB Gordon