fantasy premier league captain pick GW26 – plus transfer poll results


Here’s our fantasy premier league captain pick GW26 article. We look at the fixtures, the bookies odds, the FFGeek captain poll, the contributors picks and stats to seek out the best captain choice. There’s also the results of the transfer polls.

fantasy premier league captain pick GW26 – plus transfer poll results

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The fixtures

 fantasy premier league captain pick GW26

Bookies team to win odds

Unfortunately with the fixtures spread over such a long period there are very few odds for the games. Here’s the leading teams odds to win though with some player suggestions:

Man City £1.08 – Aguero, De Bruyne, Sterling

Liverpool £1.32 – Salah, Firmino, Alexander Arnold

Arsenal £1.40 – Aubameyang, Lacazette

Everton £1.63 – Calvert Lewin, Richarlison

Southampton £1.70 – Ings

Sheffield United £1.73 – no one in attack

Spurs £1.78 – Son, Moura, Bergwijn, Alli

The Captain Poll results

The FFGeek captain poll asks who will be your captain? Thanks for taking the time to vote

fantasy premier league captain pick GW26

Other FPL polls

Here’s a selection of results from other polls:

fantasy premier league captain pick GW26

Poll 1 is the highest traffic site and asks who is the best captain

There are 2 twitter polls which ask who your captain will be. Only 1 this week though

The last 1 is a low volume site poll where there is no question.

n/a means that player isn’t in the poll

The FFGeek contributor captain picks

The article is a bit earlier than normal so there’s only 7 contributors

fantasy premier league captain pick GW26

Stats comparison

As far as Salah is concerned with Mane injured it seems more likely that he is rested before the UCL tie 3 days later than Salah.

With Man City being early in the gameweek you’d think Pep would put out a strong team.  There UCL match isn’t until the 26th

Salah away selected matches

fantasy premier league captain pick GW26

Aguero home selected matches


Here’s an overall summary of the defences;


I suspect both players will start although Man City is very difficult to predict

There’s no anytime goalscorer odds but Man City are the shortest odds to win at home

The Polls are resoundingly with Salah with others reasonably far behind

The 7 FFGeek contributors all have gone for Salah.

The stats against similar teams favour Aguero quite resoundingly.  The question is will he definitely start

Salah will take pens if Milner is off the field.  Who knows who will take a Man City penalty at this point.

The FFGeek choice

I don’t have Aguero anyway but I wouldn’t go against the polls with this margin.  I don’t know if I had Aguero whether I would make him captain.  If he did start I would probably bank on him outscoring Salah.

Good luck whoever you choose

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