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How the Top 10k are set up for Double Gameweek 25

A large number of Fantasy Premier League managers in the top 10,000 have signed Sergio Aguero (£11.3m) for Double Gameweek 25.

Ominously, a chunk of those high-level players have also activated their Triple Captain chips too.

Manchester City striker Aguero has taken Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang‘s (£11.2m) place as the third most popular forward in the top echelon of the game.

Going into Gameweek 24, the Arsenal man was in 31% of teams in the top 10k, with Raul Jiménez (£6.5m) and Marcus Rashford (£7.7m) the only two ahead of him, on 59% and 91% respectively.

However, the allure of fixtures against Arsenal and Everton, although starts in both are not guaranteed, has persuaded 40% of the top 10k to ensure they have Aguero in their ranks.

Leroy Sané (£9.7m) remains the most popular of the Double Gameweek players in the top 10k, sitting in 63% of squads, up from 48.7%.

It looks as if Eden Hazard (£10.9m), who hauled against Huddersfield, was the fall-guy for those signing Sané, as his representation at the top level shrunk massively from 48.6% to 29.3% between Gameweeks 24 and 25.

The City man is the most-captained player in the top 10k, with 38.82% of the managers at that level handing him the armband. Given the decision of many to replace Hazard, who scored twice against Huddersfield, with Sané, the pressure is now on the German to deliver in his two outings.

Aguero is the second most-captained on 28.5%, with Richarlison (£6.8m) on 20% and Raheem Sterling (£11.3m) on 12.4%.

In total there are no more than four Double Gameweek assets in the squad of most popular players among the top 10,k – although only three of them are confirmed starters.

The fourth is Lucas Digne (£5.3m) who missed Everton’s first fixture of the Double Gameweek on Saturday through suspension.

The rest of FPL have taken a different approach to the Double Gameweek.

Aguero is owned by a smaller contingent when all six million players are considered but remains in the top three most popular forwards.

Sané and Richarlison are also present, but Digne is not. The most attractive defensive option for the Double Gameweek is Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson (£5.6m).

Crucially, the Double Gameweeks has not quite swayed the masses as much as it has the elite level players.

The most popular captain in overall in FPL this weekend is Mohamed Salah (£13.6m), with a 26.5% share. Aguero is second on 17.9%.

Meanwhile, the Triple Captain chip has received some attention among the top 10k with Manchester City playing twice.

The number of managers to have deployed that particular chip in or before Double Gameweek 25 jumped from 11.86% to 20.06%. That means 8.2% were brave enough to pull the trigger.

There were also some Triple Captain chips played across the wider world of FPL, but not on the same scale.

28.7% of managers overall had deployed the Triple Captain in the first 24 Gameweeks, that number increasing to 30.75% once Gameweek 25 was factored into the equation.

Aguero looks to have the most heavily backed in the Triple Captaincy, earning 51,000+ augmented armbands.

You will have also noticed that 2.15% of managers in the top 10k wielded their Free Hit chip this week too.

Above, we can see that even in these Gameweek-specific squads, managers have not gone overboard on the Double Gameweeks.

They are seven players in the Gameweek 25 Free Hit template, Aguero, Richarlison, Sané, Sterling, Gylfi Sigurdsson (£7.4m), Michael Keane (£4.9m) and Jordan Pickford (£5.0m).

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1,978 Comments Post a Comment
  1. insertcomedyname
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Need to ditch Ederson. Boruc a good option (Bou play in the blanks)? Will he keep is place? Rotatation with Guaita.

    Max 4.4 to spend.

    1. Optimus.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Guaita on penos would swing it for me

      1. Paddington Bear
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Milivojevic takes penos

        1. Syd.
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Was Guaita on the pitch at the time?

  2. Lord Flashheart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    World number 10 brought Higuain and captained hazard.
    Wow

    1. Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Sorry he was number 9 Omer weisberg

    2. Syd.
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Look at the opposition and gambled on Chelsea scoring a bagful which they did

      1. Prawnsandwich
          1 month, 14 days ago

          World No. 3 captained Digne ???

          1. Holy See
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            A cunning plan?

          2. Syd.
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            If it is a case of bench wankery it has gone badly wrong

            Maybe he thought Digne is suspended for 3 games

            1. The Suspended One
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Lmfao wow

            2. Prawnsandwich
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Maybe, don't think so though, usually perma captains Salah, cue Digne brace from freekicks vs City

              • The Suspended One
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                He was trying to be clever for sure...

                How do you play Barnes over jimi

        • Super Saints
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Well played! Surely has to be Salah home v Hudders for the TC?

        • Make Arrows Green Again
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          With respect the fact that you say it's number 9/10 shows that it's a statistical crap shoot.

          Someone, somewhere, including those in the top 10/100/1000 are making amazing/aka risky decisions that pay off sometimes. I wouldn't read too much into it.

          1. circusmonkey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Yes but you'd think their position would focus them, amazing.

            1. Make Arrows Green Again
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Please clarify?

              1. circusmonkey
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                How can you be that careless when you're 3rd? Hope he proves right btw, still got Digne.

                1. Make Arrows Green Again
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Oh right yeah good luck to him

        • The FPL Physio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Fair play to him. Higuain could yet force his way into our teams...

      2. Niho992
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Any news on Son? Is he injured or something? I want to bring him tonight instead Hazard.

          1. Syd.
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            He is knackered

            Now has a full weeks rest

          2. Sedemuda
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Why tonight? He's nowhere near a price rise.

        • Super Saints
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          48 with 7 to play, may make the top 10k tonight.

          Aguero > Auba this week hopefully then Keane to Pereira for bgw 27.

          Ryan
          Kola AWB Jonny
          Salah(c) Hazard Sane Son
          Auba Rashford Jimenez
          Boruc Bednarek Westwood Keane

        • camarozz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Dreading tomorrow. No city attack.

          47 pts today with Luiz and Hazard but it's hardly enough.

          1. Syd.
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Tomorrow and Wednesday

            1. camarozz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Yep and Wednesday. Unless my Siggy capt scores.

              1. Syd.
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Everton just are a complete shambles

                I can't wait until I get rid of Richarlison

                1. Nose for baps
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Me neither, but I guess that Kun to Auba vs Hud is first priority. And if I want Son in for him, it would mean another downgrade 🙁

                2. jtreble
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  EVE are not a team with a plan or system that I can fathom. Very odd.

        • GianniBanani
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Which one for GW 27?

          A) Hazard + Rashford > Son + Auba (gives me Auba, Firmino, Jimenez)
          B) Hazard + Firmino > Son + Auba (gives me Auba, Rashford, Jimenez)
          C) Hazard + Jimenez + Luiz (-4) > Son + Auba + Pereira (gives me Auba, Firmino, Rashford)

          1. Tcheco
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            b

          2. OptimusBlack
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            B

          3. hoganzo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I have the exact same decision to make. Currently leaning toward getting rid of Rashford. Bought him at 6.7 so a lot of value tied in, but Firmino's fixtures are great for the rest of the season and United have a few tricky ones coming up (not to mention possible Rashford rotation)

        • Tcheco
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Play 1:

          A. Sigurdsson (wat)
          B. Bednarek (CAR)
          C. AWB (WHU)

          1. GianniBanani
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Right order, or BAC

        • King Kohli
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Thoughts on this transfer plan?
          Get 26: (-8)
          Sterling > Son
          Richardson > Jota
          Ings > Auba

          Gw 27: Button > 4.4 gk
          Ryan* Button*
          Robbo TAA Doherty Bednarek Bennett
          Salah Sterling* Pogba Sane* Son
          Rashford Ings Kamara*

        • Collie01
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Hi all. Have been out of the loop for most of January due to a house move and trouble with internet providers!

          Is there a consensus on chip usage yet? Looking at Crellin's spreadsheet, looks like GW31 will be a big blank?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Yeah, really need the fixtures.

        • The Cherry Picker
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Alright lads,

          Any early thoughts on this lot?

          Fabianski | Steele
          TAA Robbie Digne AWB Doherty
          Rich Salah Pogba Sane CHO
          Jimi Auba Rash

          2FTs and 2.3 ITB

          Thanks for taking a look.

          1. Sterling Malory
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Leicester coverage, perhaps?

        • TheTinman
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Haven’t checked the score, was I right to keep Hazard?

          1. Jellyfish
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            You gawd dam right you were boy.

          2. LarryDuff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            He's no Mooy

          3. HD7
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            yep

          4. HD7
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            but next 2 GWs though...

        • LarryDuff
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Stop asking son questions, just get him! If it's your kidney > son do it

          1. Jellyfish
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Random

          2. MTPockets
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Don't think I will, but thanks

          3. Fred54
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Who are you trying to Kidney?

          4. Syd.
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            You kidney say that

          5. LarryDuff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            The level of humour, you've got to be kidney

        • OptimusBlack
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          @BECKS
          updated now thx for notify me
          https://fantasy.premierleague.com/a/entry/3254059/history

        • jimmyabs1987
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Guys what is the site again that you can see mid gw ranks in top 10k etc? I can’t remember!

          1. MTPockets
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            livefpl.net

            1. jimmyabs1987
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Thanks guys!

        • SMEE_HEEE
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          My flashscore app initially showed Wayne Hennessey as the second Palace goalscorer

          I was trying to work out what kind of crazy goal it was

        • HD7
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Hi Managers,

          Good plan?

          Tonight: Richa to Jota
          and in GW27: Digne to Pereira

          Fab
          Doherty VVD Robbo
          Salah Pogba Richa* Sane
          Rashford Auba Llorente

          Subs: Button, AWB, Digne*, Camarasa

        • Nuno
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Fabianski Steele
          TAA Doherty AWB Bednerak ###
          Salah Sane Son Pogba Camarasa
          Aubameyang Rashford ###

          A. Jonny, Firmino
          B. Robertson, Jimmy (-4)

        • Eytexi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Thinking using 2FT to do Alonso & Sané to Kola & Son, but leaves me without Auba. Thoughts?

          Fabianski.
          Doherty, Robbo, Kola.
          Salah, Haz, Pogba, Felipe, Son.
          Jiminez, Rashford.

          (Hamer, AWB, Peltier, Kamara).

          This would also leave 2.9m ITB to use in my FT ahead of BGW27.

          Alternatively I take a hit to bring in Auba, or do it all and take two hits. Depends how essential Auba is. Thoughts?

        • donlobatto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          To get in Auba and Son over the next couple of GWs I have 2 main options:

          A) Kun, Pogba > Auba, Son
          B) Kun, Jota, Laporte > Auba, Son, 4.5def

          I don’t love the idea of dumping Jota or Pogba but I feel Son may remain a long term great pick

          What do u think oh wise ones?

          1. Lukakuna
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            B so you can keep Pogba

            1. donlobatto
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Yeh seems to make most sense. Annoying to lose Jota though as he’s not highly owned and I don’t have Jimi

          2. Nose for baps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            B for me

            1. donlobatto
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              I do like what it gets me.
              Do you reckon it makes sense to do Kun, Laporte > Auba, 4.5 (Cathcart?) next week and hold the cash itb for Jota > Son for GW27? Jota has NEW in GW26 which could be a good one for him

        • insertcomedyname
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Best midfielder 4.6 and under? Westwood?

        • markloe
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Man it's a little worrying that my only players who are definitely safe for GW31 are my three Liverpool players and Ashley Barnes who I'm just about to sell

          1. The Big Fella
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Who you selling Barnes for?

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Hojbjerg

            1. fedolefan
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              GW31 he said.

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                My mistake, thought S'ton blanked then.
                Watford to lose.

        • Pinball Wizard
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          I was worried about Pogba missing the game but now that I have Bednarek with 7 pts as first sub I actually want him to miss out butt... It seems he will play:

          Pogba and Martial spotted boarding plane

          https://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/1081659/Man-Utd-news-Paul-Pogba-Anthony-Martial-injury-update-plane-15-minute-flight-Leicester

          1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Maybe he’ll come on for a cameo.

          2. circusmonkey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Blimey it is only 2 hours down the road, if that.

          3. Jᴀʀᴠish
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Typical!

          4. GoonerRed
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Pogba will start 100%.

        • Eytexi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Does the fact it would save a -4 down the line justify a -8 hit? Or is any -8 just impatience? Not sure I've ever take one haha.

          1. Paddington Bear
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Tell us the moves

            1. Eytexi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Alonso, Hazard, Sané & Kamara to Pereira, Son, Fraser & Auba.

              The outs don't need explanation imo. Pereira & Fraser i intended to slowly work in for BGW31 and BGW33 anyway (and help save the money). Auba & Son also don't need explanation.

              Would leave me:
              Fabianski.
              Doherty, Robbo, Pereira.
              Salah, Pogba, Felipe, Son.
              Jiminez, Auba, Rashford.

              (Hamer, Fraser, AWB, Peltier).

              Madness?

          2. LarryDuff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            -16 justifies all

        • The Baby-faced Assassin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Early thoughts on this move for GW26?

          Digne & Richy > Bednerak & Son for -4?

          1. circusmonkey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Decent

        • HD7
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Repost mates

          Good plan?

          Tonight: Richa to Jota
          GW27: Digne to Pereira

          Fab
          Doherty VVD Robbo
          Salah Pogba Richa* Sane
          Rashford Auba Llorente

          Subs: Button, AWB, Digne*, Camarasa

        • Mo Mané Mo Problems
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Went conservative and didn’t take hit for Son this week. Would be 5 points up.

          Will take hit for Son and Auba next week. Know how that will go.

          1. Nose for baps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Yep. Last week I didn't do Firmino for Auba. For this week I did Firmino to Kun (and will get Auba back).

            1. Nose for baps
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Firmino to Auba...

              1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Yeah feels like all season hits have paid off.

                It’s lovely for aggressive players this year. Plus they’ve built some nice value.

          2. fedolefan
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Who stayed instead of Son?

            1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Fraser.

              1. GoonerRed
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Snap.

              2. Mo Mané Mo Problems
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Was Fraser and Digne to Son and Jonny.

                Might have played Jonny over AWB so would only be 3 points down.

                The move I did make was Sane to Haz...

                So Haz (15) + Salah against Sane (c). Could be horrendous, 20 points down easily.

                1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Haz to Sané, bleugh.

        • FDMS All Starz
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          What would you rather do?
          My Team:

          Allison
          TAA - Bednarek - Wanbisa - Doherty
          Salah - Richa - Son - Pogba - Sane
          Rashford

          Subs: Speroni - Deeney - Bardsley - Kamara

          A)Deeney & Richa --> Auba & Jota (-4)
          B) Save FT

        • GoonerRed
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Hazard out for Mane next week. Wanna do Son but I already got Eriksen, Lloris and Trippier.

          1. LarryDuff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Erik to son

            1. GoonerRed
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Hazard will play against man city though and may struggle and then blank for GW 27

        • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Bench one:
          A)Richarlison(wat(a))
          B)Jonny(new(h))
          C)Bednarek(car(h))

          Currently on C

          1. VeryHairyBabyParade
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Yeah C

          2. LarryDuff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            A for me

            1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Yeah a bit pissed off on him tbh but let's see if there is a improvement vs city.Bit annoying about the replacements other than son as fixtures for gw31 not confirmed

          3. GoonerRed
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            C

        • Gentle_Turks
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          If Lovren has been ruled out with hamstring injury recurrence, how come FPL have not flagged him?

          1. LarryDuff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Matip preferred, as well as Gomez. Not an option

            1. Gentle_Turks
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              I'm asking why FPL have not flagged him.

              1. GoonerRed
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Has Klopp come out and said anything regarding it? Seems its just news from the media outlets like independent.