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The Complete Guide to FPL Gameweek 38: Tips, captains, team news and best players

So, it all comes down to this.

Gameweek 38 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) is where overall ranks are etched onto your season history page and where mini-leagues are settled.

Hits will be taken, captaincy punts will be gambled on and the occasional chip will be deployed. Or perhaps you’re doing none of these things, sitting tight while all around you opt for the all-or-nothing approach.

Whatever your strategy or moves this week, we’ve got all of our content for the upcoming Gameweek on this page to help with your transfer dilemmas and chip-related conundrums.

Don’t forget that the later-than-usual FPL deadline is at Sunday 22nd May at 14:30 BST, although it might not be a bad idea to have your moves confirmed a little before this cut-off point given the likely spike in traffic that the site will experience.

WHO ARE THE BEST FPL PLAYERS TO OWN FOR GAMEWEEK 38?




GAMEWEEK 38 TEAM AND INJURY NEWS


For more information, check out our Predicted Line-ups page and Injuries and Bans feed.

WHO IS THE BEST CAPTAIN FOR GAMEWEEK 38?


RATE MY TEAM AND POINTS PREDICTIONS


Members can check out our points projections here.

EXPERT OPINION





STATS ANALYSIS


GAMEWEEK 38 TEAM REVEALS



BEST FPL MANAGERS’ TEAMS ANALYSED



NOTES FROM GAMEWEEK 37

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2,957 Comments Post a Comment
  1. tryf88
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Scenes if Chelsea rumours are false?

    1. Arteta
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      They could all be fake fwiw.

  2. KAPTAIN KANE’S SON
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Made my moves, I’ll be annoyed if Salah starts now

    1. Ron_Swanson
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      I’m confident he will

      1. Milkman Bruno
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I hope so. Sticking to my gut with that one

        1. KAPTAIN KANE’S SON
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I bottled it!

      2. KAPTAIN KANE’S SON
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        🙁

    2. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      What have gone for chief?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE’S SON
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Salah, Ramsey & Nketiah to Maddison, Mount & Jesus (-8)

        1. The Pesci challenge
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Nice

  3. sulldaddy
    • 12 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Captain question.
    Im chasing

    Mane
    Mount
    KDB
    Toney

    I dont have Son....yikes!

    1. Ron_Swanson
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Mount

    2. Isboo
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      KDB

    3. Red Star Toro
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      chasing? KDB

  4. Arteta
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Mane & Foden or Diaz & Sterling?

    1. JBG
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      First

    2. Red Star Toro
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      mane foden

    3. Arteta
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Cheers lads!

  5. Red Star Toro
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    start James or Nketiah?

  6. AC Yew
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Any pool leaks?

    1. Echoes
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Yeah, going 0-2 down after 30 minutes

    2. Ron_Swanson
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Mine has a puncture

  7. Echoes
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    First on bench:

    A: Weghorst
    B: Richarlison

    1. Gizzachance
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      B

    2. Il Capitano
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      b

    3. xuwei
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Probably doesn’t matter.

  8. JBG
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Rumours going around on Twitter of no Alonso and James.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/SmuelMartinFPL/status/1528360611641434117

    1. Ian & Zen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Well I have both, but they are the only two I wasn’t sure on - but I will not be transferring them out - if they play they haul

  9. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    If the site crashes and you’ve waited til now, you’ve only yourself to blame

    1. xuwei
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Has that happened before? That would suck.

  10. Dollyems15
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Start mbuemo or tavares?

    • Milkman Bruno
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Sell Rodrigo or Nkietah for Kane

      1. Red Star Toro
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        rodrigo

    • Taegugk Warrior
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Play, richarlison, ings or watkins..?

      1. Isboo
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Had the same decision, went for Richa. Scared of all the talk of him being rested though

    • Werner Bros
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Start:

      A: Alonso
      B: Raphinha

    • Cheeto__Bandito
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      A) Barnes -4

      B) Weghorst

      who score more?

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        A

    • Eight Season Wonder
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Is Foden adequate MCY cover? I'm on FH

    • andre_c
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Pukki > Toney -4?
      Thanks

      1. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Same thinking for me

    • RamboRN
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Werner to start?

    • Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Done

      Pickford
      TAA Matip Cancelo Davies
      Son Diaz Saka
      Kane Vardy Toney

      Martinez White Gordon Ramsey

    • Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      So I might have no Dubravka, Alonso, Richarlison
      Good start!

      1. Mozumbus
          1 month, 16 days ago

          What's the news around Dubravka please. Thanks.

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Haven't seen a reliable source, just had someone on one of my groups saying Darlow could be starting

        • AC/DC AFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Transfer our Alonso.

      2. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I will be avoiding Chelsea at all costs next season if they shaft me yet again today

        1. xuwei
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Sounds like sound logic.

      3. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Alonso -> Robbo (-4)?

        1. Pep's Money Laundry
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Looks good due to rumours

        2. Sailboats
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Im also considering this

        3. dabber7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Yep

      4. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Where are Richarlison rumours coming from??

        1. Ron_Swanson
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Peoples b holes

        2. Isboo
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Think it’s guesswork rather than there being a source

        3. AC/DC AFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Been rumbling a day or so.

      5. OptimusBlack
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Alonso > Sess or Laporte

        1. Salan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Sess

      6. POKE JOHN BALLS THE SECOND
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Pls Toney vs Nketiah??

        Last one. Any help?

        1. phoenixfromtheflames
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Toney

        2. Gizzachance
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Toney

        3. Isboo
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Toney

        4. POKE JOHN BALLS THE SECOND
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Thanks guys. Appreciated

      7. Finding Timo
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Salah to KDB ?

        1. Gizzachance
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Mane?

          1. phoenixfromtheflames
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            This

      8. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Start Laporte or Pukki??? Have Cancelo

        1. phoenixfromtheflames
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Laporte

        2. Isboo
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Laporte

          1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Cheers everyone!!

      9. ILOVEBAPS
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Just sold Alonso for Matip! Hope it’s good!

        1. BobbyDoesNotLook
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Same!

      10. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Chasing 5 pnts in ML. Rival will most likely cap Son or Kane. Should i cap KDB or play it safe with Son?

      11. Pablitto
        • 12 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        TC Son or Manee ...

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Mane!

        2. Ron_Swanson
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Son!

        3. phoenixfromtheflames
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Son

      12. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Who’s more likely to score today?

        A) Son
        B) Mane

        1. Rocket Raccoon
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Son

        2. phoenixfromtheflames
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Son