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FPL GW11 Best Captain: Haaland or Salah?

GW11 is a simple captaincy choice between the two spearheads of FPL this season: Haaland against Bournemouth or Salah against Luton.

Both of them have returned in the past 2 game weeks, scoring 24 points combined each.

If you are looking for a differential option, Mbeumo is another player to consider, as he has returned 4 times in the past 2 games.

For a list of all the best captaincy candidates, along with their anytime goal, assist, return, and predicted points, check out our best FPL captain page.

Erling Haaland

  • Fixture: Bournemouth (H)
  • Anytime Return: 81%
  • Predicted Points: 7.7

Last week, Haaland reminded everyone of what he’s capable of.

After a few quiet games, he’s back on track with 4 goals and assists in his last 2 games, including a 16-point performance in City’s visit to Old Trafford.

His last game also saw his second-best performance in terms of xGI at 2.51.

He is the best option on the list when it comes to predicted points (7.7) and goalscoring odds (74%).

Facing Bournemouth at home makes it even more difficult to go against Haaland as a captain.

Mohamed Salah

  • Fixture: Luton (a)
  • Anytime Return: 64%
  • Predicted Points: 7.1

Liverpool has scored 23 goals, which is the second-most in the league, and they also have the highest xG.

Facing Luton, and with the incredible form that Salah has been in, his candidacy for the captaincy is hard to ignore.

According to our goalscorer odds, he’s second on the list, just behind Haaland, with a 52% chance of being an anytime goalscorer.

If you’re in the situation where you have both Haaland and Salah, our opinion would be to go with the Norweigan.

Haaland at home cannot be ignored, even if Salah is playing what appears to be one of the two easiest teams on paper.

Bryan Mbeumo

  • Fixture: West Ham (H)
  • Anytime Return: 49%
  • Predicted Points: 5.2

After blanking in four straight gameweeks, Mbeumo finally paid out for the managers who still had the patience to hold him.

In the last two games, he has contributed with 1 goal and 1 assist in each of them, finishing with 13 and 14 points respectively.

He could be a great differential captain pick going into this GW, with only 20% of managers owning him – and even less daring to captain him.

Brentford are playing West Ham at home, and while the Hammers haven’t been in good form recently, it’s a fixture that could go either way.